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Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
You are the man. That looks like it has nine...

You are the man. That looks like it has nine holes though, I need the seven hole screen as shown in the other pics in this thread. Will it still fit? I think the angles are a little bit different...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
I still need a windscreen!

I still need a windscreen!
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
Bump, still needing a new windscreen!

Bump, still needing a new windscreen!
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
Incredible! PMed

Incredible! PMed
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
Well thanks for the effort :) If I cannot source...

Well thanks for the effort :) If I cannot source one used from a fellow member here I'll likely snag one from Bikescreen.com.

Thank you for the link and insights so far.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
This would be incredible.

This would be incredible.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By fronton
Help! Need luftmeister fairing screen

On day three of a great couples ride through the Blue Ridge parkway, I hit a bump and cracked my 35 year old plexiglass fairing screen. :(

Anyone know how I can replace it? Thank you!

The bike:...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,608
Posted By fronton
First bike I owned, chosen for timeless style,...

First bike I owned, chosen for timeless style, simplistic reliability, shaft drive smoothness, versatility and long haul comfort. Oh, and honeymooned on one!
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
for sure, we are enjoying the junk out of that...

for sure, we are enjoying the junk out of that bike. Even though I work from home, it gets a getting ridden 1-200 miles a week. I'm finally really leaning into curves properly and keep my speed up....
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Clutch and rear diff lube

Out the door for $270! Independent local shop did a great job, on time, as scheduled and knew what they were talking about. I am very pleased. Though I don't really notice a difference in the bike,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 1,690,091
Posted By fronton
my 1978 r80/7 near Ft. Davis, TX

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc222/daveruniii/DSC_0369.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Excellent. Thanks gentlemen. Pulling the clutch...

Excellent. Thanks gentlemen. Pulling the clutch should also stop the back firing but when decelerating I like to be in gear so I have one less thing to think about if an emergency arises. I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Great ride with a bang

my wife and I just got back from a great short stint through Western PA farm lands and really enjoyed the bike. However, for the first time, I got a couple loud pops out of the exhaust. I was coming...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
looking at your pics in the 87 k75s thread, yes,...

looking at your pics in the 87 k75s thread, yes, I definitely have adjustable shocks. That is a BEAUTIFUL bike and I want to buy it but no way the wife would be ok with yet another BMW in the garage.
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
I love it. The riding position is taking some...

I love it. The riding position is taking some getting used to as both my G650 and R80/7 are very upright, and for some reason my circulation in the left wrist is fouled by it but overall, I have been...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Thanks, so far so good on it not flying anywhere....

Thanks, so far so good on it not flying anywhere. Yeah, that sticky back tape on the roundel is INSANE. ZERO room for adjustment once its even partially touching anything. I guess that is why almost...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Top Case? $100-200? Nah

After a month of searching, I finally took matters into my own hands literally and built my own top case system. I originally did it on my G650 and it worked so well I gave it new birth.

I used...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Thanks, I actually ordered the original part from...

Thanks, I actually ordered the original part from MAX BMW along with a oil filter kit. Its the original flat metal and went on great except it looks new and doesn't match the vintage looking bone...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Yeah Duck, thanks. I think I'll have them do it...

Yeah Duck, thanks. I think I'll have them do it this time and hopefully if I still have the bike for the next 25k miles I'll be a little more confident and have more time on my hands to bust it out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Yes, my bike for example actually shows 32k on...

Yes, my bike for example actually shows 32k on the odo but I have a dealer service record stating the odo was switched for new at 9,858 miles. Otherwise I could have been conned. For some reason I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
I'm not sure if you are down with buying on ebay...

I'm not sure if you are down with buying on ebay but there are two incredible examples for sale right now. That blue one looks insane but may be too good to be true. I noticed both the front '75S'...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
oh man

Well after watching a few videos and reading more review, I think I'm going to wuse out and have the dealership do it. I might as well have them do all fluids at the same time and REALLY save some...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Well now you've got me excited about doing it...

Well now you've got me excited about doing it myself. I don't have a clymers yet so unless I can find a CLEAR and SIMPLE walk-through of the clutch lube online, I'll just have them do it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
I'm gonna schedule for this weekend. I hope they...

I'm gonna schedule for this weekend. I hope they don't just end up charging more than $300. My guess is it will take longer than they think and I'll end up either with them not doing it all or...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Good to know. I thought so too. Thanks, I think...

Good to know. I thought so too. Thanks, I think I'll just do it since according to the records, its been about ten years and 20k miles on at least one of the lubes.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
since I can't post on moa...

That is looks great man! I love the color you chose and actually even like the exhaust cover. Its quite unique. Obviously the tank came out wonderfully and all your enhancements and tidying...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By fronton
hahah, good for you.

hahah, good for you.
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By fronton
Thumb A bag of M&Ms

I am currently snacking on a full size bag of M&Ms. This bag was shipped with my simple oil filter/roundel purchase for my K75s from Max BMW. I'd like to express here how brilliant they are for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Ahhh yeah.

Ahhh yeah.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By fronton
Nice!

XJ, Congratulations!

Not sure if you followed this thread:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=546196&page=9

but it looks like we were after the same thing at the same time and both...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
alright alright. At least you are working on it. ...

alright alright. At least you are working on it.

I have to get my 'inspection' done. There is no emissions test so literally the only two things they check are make sure the lights work, brakes...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Zag, no sunny days yet or are you just stalling...

Zag, no sunny days yet or are you just stalling for effect??? COMON!
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By fronton
Better yet, BG44k. its $15-20 per 11oz but worth...

Better yet, BG44k. its $15-20 per 11oz but worth twice that. I just dumped a whole can in my k75 and vroom (that is the sound of me thinking my bike is running better).
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,967
Posted By fronton
my thoughts

As winner of the last game, I'd HIGHLY recommend a K75S. Obviously I would but let me put this out there:

-in your price range
-nearly naked (down the the lingerie which is hotter anyway :)...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Um, YES. Where did you get the rear roundel from?...

Um, YES. Where did you get the rear roundel from? Mine is chipped and totally flat. Your's looks much better and higher quality, from a 90S or something. Did you put a new one on?
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Looking forward to seeing it!!!!

Looking forward to seeing it!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
That second pic is incredible. It is a great...

That second pic is incredible. It is a great spot. There is also a phenomenal freshwater swimming pool in Balmorea (sp?) that blows my mind. The old biked in the pics came to mind this evening when I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
Ding, winner.

Very impressive. Yes, actually just out of Ft. Davis about 40 miles North of Alpine. Incredible country out there, great observatory. I take it you've been?

Here are a couple more from that trip:...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
GREAT sites. thanks, I'll be trying the heated...

GREAT sites. thanks, I'll be trying the heated grip deal out as soon as I have a free weekend, and use your maintenance often for reference. Thanks for putting that together.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,348
Posted By fronton
To be honest, I wanted a S mostly because it...

To be honest, I wanted a S mostly because it looked the best for the triples. I don't like the extra bulk of a touring bike and might was well have a car if I'm not going to zipping around in and...
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