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Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
I opened the reservour again and now it doesn't...

I opened the reservour again and now it doesn't leak anymore.
I ended up replacing all the fuel lines, some were rock hard, others were tearing. I put in two massive fuel filters, which brought on...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
there is power though, the whole electrical...

there is power though, the whole electrical system works, just no spark.
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Managed to get the starter relay working...

Managed to get the starter relay working propperly.
New issue though: theres no spark on either spark plugs. Both spark plugs are old and the spark plug leads are old and second hand as well. Any...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
we're getting very low current at the starter...

we're getting very low current at the starter relay, as well as on the electrical panel..about 9,5-11 volts..I wanted to take the switches apart to check if they perhaps weren't functioning properly,...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Hi Bill, you were right. I ended up...

Hi Bill, you were right.
I ended up disconnecting everything and reconnecting it together with my dad. we've connected almost everything. there's just 3 unkiwn wires. a black one, a white one and a...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Good tip! I'm actually borderline considering...

Good tip! I'm actually borderline considering just scrapping the whole loom and making a new one myself. I'm missing funds ofcourse...heading to hobbyist tomorrow for a battery, 2 fuses and an...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
speaking of batteries; does it really take a...

speaking of batteries; does it really take a 12v28a battery?

I've connected up everything except this one wire; its blue/green and has two wires coming together in the connector. It comes from the...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
I've installed the footrests and the rear engine...

I've installed the footrests and the rear engine mount again. At first he wanted to give me just footrests. Then he gave me a headlight without any electrical components inside. Dick. I argued, he...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
http://imgur.com/w6boyCC click the link for...

http://imgur.com/w6boyCC

click the link for massive size left hand side,

heres right hand side:

http://imgur.com/fHRhwAR
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
I was just thinking since my coils look a bit...

I was just thinking since my coils look a bit rusted they might need replacement.
I read on snowbums pages that the 5 speed gearbox had alot of issues. He tends to be very dramatic though.
I'm...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Thanks for that disston, thats alot easyer to...

Thanks for that disston, thats alot easyer to read. Trough Snowbums page I've found that I'm lucky to have /1 carbs and not /3 or /4 or more! Also I was relieved to find today I have a 4 speed...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
I drained the transmission and gearbox fluids....

I drained the transmission and gearbox fluids. Gearbox and final drive oil looked fine, however the magnetic plug on the final drive had about 2mm of fine metal dust on it. Is this something to worry...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
I do have the second system, can take a picture...

I do have the second system, can take a picture when I get home but I'm 100% sure. I will recheck the engine number as well. Is there a way to determine if I have r100 barrels and heads, or just a n...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Hi chas, thank you for the information. My...

Hi chas,
thank you for the information.
My oil filter did not have a central bolt holding it together, it was just lying in the space.
Is there a way for me to determine what I'm looking at...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Took out the oil today, was pitch black! I was...

Took out the oil today, was pitch black! I was unscrewing the cover for the oilfilter (which looks very bizarre imho) and I was undoing the top bolt and I was thinking come on bmw, you're smarter...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
I checked the engine number and it said 608038,...

I checked the engine number and it said 608038, which according to that table is a '76 r100rs engine. It does say r75/6 on the engine though..
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
@ disston The reason I haven't added the...

@ disston

The reason I haven't added the year yet is because I don't know what year it is, I haven't gotten the papers yet because the shop needs to get an export document first, so I will know...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
Hi r60man, thanks for your reply, much...

Hi r60man,
thanks for your reply, much appreciated!
Thank you also for your generous offer of a headlight bucket. I negotiated a deal with the salesman and we agreed he would add a complete...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,566
Posted By sayonora
First airhead: r75/6

Hi, I've just bought my first airhead, an r75/6. I'm quite new to motorcycles, but I love working on them! It's pretty much a project, shop owner said he'd heard it run but it was put away quite a...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21,476
Views: 6,221,737
Posted By sayonora
There is a dutch man who made a scram like this....

There is a dutch man who made a scram like this. put a honda front end on it and 46cm shocks on the rear. It's like a great escape hommage. I've only seen one pic of it, which I'd post if my laptop...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21,476
Views: 6,221,737
Posted By sayonora
Would you care to elaborate on that custom...

Would you care to elaborate on that custom subframe? is it a crashbar? or an attachment frame for a sidecar?
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,412
Posted By sayonora
I wouldn't worry about carbs. Modern carbs are...

I wouldn't worry about carbs. Modern carbs are pretty good quality and don't get clogged as easy as the amal's and whatnot you are referring to.
Just keep the bike running regularly, and empty the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,867
Posted By sayonora
http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/9745/i5ae.jpght...

http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/9745/i5ae.jpghttp://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/843/i5ae.jpg/
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,635
Posted By sayonora
I would totaly live in that bus :rofl

I would totaly live in that bus :rofl
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