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Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,780
Posted By Tankad
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,472
Posted By Tankad
I've been running Boyer for 6 years. runs great,...

I've been running Boyer for 6 years. runs great, and no maintenance needed.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tankad
I've been using a local shop for over 10 years....

I've been using a local shop for over 10 years. if they don't have it on their website, just call and ask for Matt. the guy is crazy knowledgeable about all things BMW and Puch, and can get almost...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By Tankad
Race Inspired

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Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 140,937
Posted By Tankad
Thanks for the assistance...

Thanks for the assistance...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 140,937
Posted By Tankad
Help with the BLUE lead from the B+ side of the Diode board

Can someone please provide me a diagram or instructions of where you guys are taking the BLUE lead off the gen light? I know power is going to be green-black graft, but I did not see anything on...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Tankad
Thumb +1 Same thing happen to mine.

+1

Same thing happen to mine.
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Tankad
Electrical Question (removing the headlight bucket)

Hi inmates - I am looking for solutions so I can remove the headlight bucket. I currently have a 1974 R75/6, and the electrical guts are housed there (I would assume it is like that for all BMWs of...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,288
Posted By Tankad
You could always use the BMW folding key. I...

You could always use the BMW folding key. I really like mine. I got it here:
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Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,627
Posted By Tankad
I would start with the euro bars or the "S" bars...

I would start with the euro bars or the "S" bars by Magura. this will need you to change out the cables (clutch, brake, ext.) and mirrors as well, because the new bars will make the original cables...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,555
Posted By Tankad
"With a price tag of £11,500 when it arrives in...

"With a price tag of £11,500 when it arrives in the UK in March the NineT is quite expensive, but it also a cracking looking bike that should sell well."

About $18,500.00
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Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,555
Posted By Tankad
I have to find it where I read it, but it said it...

I have to find it where I read it, but it said it will be around $18,000.00 US.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By Tankad
Not sure if this would work.... but it might be a...

Not sure if this would work.... but it might be a starting place.

http://bullitcustomcycles.com/products/gas-tanks--accessories/thread-in-hd-style-vented-gas-cap-chrome/
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Forum: Airheads 10-08-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Tankad
I don't run any, but I hear these are the best. ...

I don't run any, but I hear these are the best.

http://boxermetal.com/online-store/#/!/~/product/category=3027367&id=13218160

Some say with running rear sets that you lose a little rear...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,918
Posted By Tankad
Windscreens

Some of the best windscreens made... Gustafsson Plastics

http://www.bikescreen.com/index.html
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,918
Posted By Tankad
Fiberglass needs and wants

Hand made, and great quality....

http://www.boxercafe.com/
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Tankad
Not my bike.... but I think this is what you...

Not my bike.... but I think this is what you want.

http://i.imgur.com/X9EHfDK.jpg

the reflector comes from these bags...
http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l231/hirschman67/100_1425.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 07-29-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Tankad
I bought this for my /6.... looks and worked...

I bought this for my /6.... looks and worked great.

http://www.bmwboxersupplies.com/stainless-batteryholder-1974-1984-odyssee-battery-pc680-p-407.html

it looks like they have others as well.
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tankad
you could get the race version and cut your own...

you could get the race version and cut your own headlight hole.... that would not take much.

http://www.boxercafe.com/fairqtr.htm
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tankad
I would say it is from BoxerCafe.com ...

I would say it is from BoxerCafe.com

http://www.boxercafe.com/BMWSfairings.htm

http://www.boxercafe.com/images/Photos%20-%20BMW%20S%20Fairings%20and%20Dash/S%20Fairing%20with%20Dash.JPG
or...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By Tankad
Thanks man... it is a work in progress... More to...

Thanks man... it is a work in progress... More to come after summer ends!
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By Tankad
you are correct.... I was very pleased with the...

you are correct.... I was very pleased with the overall build quality. The front fender brace took a little persuasion to get it right, but overall really great setup. they gave the bike the look I...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By Tankad
Still in the middle of my project.... but it is...

Still in the middle of my project.... but it is ride-able as it sits.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/1016004_10151676712094438_1372544768_o.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,780
Posted By Tankad
I wasn't sure.... it just looked odd to me and I...

I wasn't sure.... it just looked odd to me and I believe in safety first. I always have followed the arrows in the past and never really paid it much mind. Sorry if I threw a level of doubt out there.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,780
Posted By Tankad
Love the bike! Great job and I am really digging...

Love the bike! Great job and I am really digging the exhaust..... But is it just me or is that front tire tread going the wrong direction? I could be wrong.... and most of the time I am, but that pic...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,124
Posted By Tankad
What about Puch

Are we considering Puch? They are Austria / German depending on the Year (war) of the make.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,124
Posted By Tankad
Nsu

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Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,780
Posted By Tankad
Thumb alister102 what did you do or where did you get...

alister102 what did you do or where did you get that exhaust? I love it!
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,408
Posted By Tankad
Could someone that is running rear sets comment...

Could someone that is running rear sets comment on the rear braking power. I have heard mixed things, but most have said it greatly diminishes the rear braking power. My single (solid) front disk...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,678
Posted By Tankad
+1 I had a similar issue. I had some crud at the...

+1 I had a similar issue. I had some crud at the petcocks filter and the fuel bowl float pin was moving around. changed the pin and did a solid fuel flow check.... problem fixed.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,489
Posted By Tankad
I wish I would have taken more pics of this...

I wish I would have taken more pics of this brough superior.... It was completely mint and my favorite at the auction. it sucks that my camera failed me on this one. the pic does not do it justice.
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,489
Posted By Tankad
Sorry... these are the only pics I took of the...

Sorry... these are the only pics I took of the Vincents...

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/335051_10150290794049438_786323_o.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,489
Posted By Tankad
Pebble Beach

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,489
Posted By Tankad
Last Time I was at Monterey historics

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,489
Posted By Tankad
Last Time I was at Monterey historics

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https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/330809_10150290846409438_4636079_o.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,489
Posted By Tankad
Last Time I was at Monterey historics

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https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/335628_10150290845759438_5650408_o.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 04-23-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,927
Posted By Tankad
What about a Royal Enfield...? Old looks, modern...

What about a Royal Enfield...? Old looks, modern bike, cheap... and just enough of a piece of crap that you won't care when she lays it down. :huh
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Forum: Airheads 04-19-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,927
Posted By Tankad
I don't think an old airhead is the way to go....

I don't think an old airhead is the way to go. depending on what you get, they are too tall, the clutch is a workout, and the brakes can be kind of sketchy. I would maybe look at the following:
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Forum: Airheads 04-15-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Tankad
Rear turn signals for a my project….

For the past few months I have been working on a project bike that is going to be my daily rider, but inspired by the race bikes for the late 60’s early 70’s. Since it will be a street bike and not a...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,471
Posted By Tankad
That's a great fine.... and since it is not an...

That's a great fine.... and since it is not an LED system, it might work better with these old airhead electronics. I would be interested to see if it would be bright enough for what I was going to...
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