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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By bmwhacker
:lurk I'm thinking there might be an Enfield...

:lurk

I'm thinking there might be an Enfield in my future....:D
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8,343
Views: 3,324,912
Posted By bmwhacker
One of my "Old School" rides (1970) :D I am...

One of my "Old School" rides (1970) :D

I am advancing though. My newest bike is a 1977.
...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By bmwhacker
:lurk I'm enjoying your unique project, gonna...

:lurk
I'm enjoying your unique project, gonna be a "gas" when done:freaky......thanks for the updates.
I'm a certified "frankenbeemer fan"!
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By bmwhacker
Thanks Kev. I always look forward to your posts /...

Thanks Kev. I always look forward to your posts / photos.
All my decendants come from England...I hope to some day come "home" for a visit.:D
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,369
Posted By bmwhacker
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 84,449
Posted By bmwhacker
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ULPU....:happay ...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ULPU....:happay

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ULNbFQROwWY/VMk-tx3327I/AAAAAAAAP-o/AGbgbKavt9M/s800/Finland%2520Visitors%2520008%2520-%2520Copy.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 84,449
Posted By bmwhacker
That's great...."It's a small world".:D

That's great...."It's a small world".:D
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By bmwhacker
Photos of the "Bitch"?:confused

Photos of the "Bitch"?:confused
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By bmwhacker
lookin good!:clap

lookin good!:clap
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By bmwhacker
This "reincarnation" from last Winter was an easy...

This "reincarnation" from last Winter was an easy one. It was in pieces but stored properly and needed minimal refurbishment. Only took a few days to be on the road again.

as found:...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By bmwhacker
4 or 5 of them became this: ...

4 or 5 of them became this:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-M84cyJ87Gsk/VJfI49EvljI/AAAAAAAAP14/tphPcXk3Szw/w612-h429-no/EBAY%2BYUMA%2B120.JPG
...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By bmwhacker
I too have been guilty of dragging home...

I too have been guilty of dragging home "projects"....:lol3
A few from the past few years:...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By bmwhacker
I'm using them (with tubes) on a sidecar rig -...

I'm using them (with tubes) on a sidecar rig - dual disc BMW Earls front end. Took a couple ounces of weight to get the front wheel close to balanced. I start picking up some vibration over 75 mph,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 302,805
Posted By bmwhacker
QUOTE: "There's some minor scratches on the heads...

QUOTE: "There's some minor scratches on the heads (the parts of the motor that stick out)"

Great clarification from a "rad", feeble minded moron....:rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By bmwhacker
^^^^^^^^^ this :D

^^^^^^^^^
this
:D
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By bmwhacker
In Montana, you register once, with no...

In Montana, you register once, with no inspection, and ride / modify to your hearts content......

...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 119,147
Posted By bmwhacker
Sunset at an old abandoned bridge over the Gila...

Sunset at an old abandoned bridge over the Gila River:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-RYdqxNi1Oi4/VLDXj-JBLsI/AAAAAAAAP7I/9StvwTPLL1k/w751-h683-no/Adair%2BRange%2BBridge%2B001.JPG
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By bmwhacker
"Road grime"...it's what happens when the bike...

"Road grime"...it's what happens when the bike gets ridden.....:lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-07-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 125,016
Posted By bmwhacker
I like black: ...

I like black:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ll6KV7KTD1k/VJfIWZAgTnI/AAAAAAAAP1s/qt5aMFHrhvM/w731-h548-no/Model%252BT%252BGraveyard%252B011.JPG
...
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,870
Views: 2,580,859
Posted By bmwhacker
We have Visitors.....:clap One of the most...

We have Visitors.....:clap

One of the most awesome long distance sidecar setups I've ever seen. :eek1
...
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,448
Posted By bmwhacker
Just do it.:freaky

Just do it.:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 302,805
Posted By bmwhacker
http://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_jsHJLiWjTXu_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_jsHJLiWjTXu_600x450.jpg

WOW....Jodi Arias has a twin sister.....:lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,054
Posted By bmwhacker
If you want, I'll send you my nice, near new,...

If you want, I'll send you my nice, near new, silicone oil pan gasket. It will match your new valve cover gaskets.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,054
Posted By bmwhacker
I experienced the exact problem with my R100S...

I experienced the exact problem with my R100S engine, using the older style valve covers. Doubled two OEM gaskets on each side with NO sealants. Been dry for 4 years and counting. Easy fix with no...
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,731
Posted By bmwhacker
Awesome trip. :eek1

Awesome trip. :eek1
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By bmwhacker
I'm scared to weigh mine.....one of these days I...

I'm scared to weigh mine.....one of these days I will if the opportunity arises.
We camp a lot when traveling so our loading is pretty heavy. My Wife usually demands a Motel every third night or so....
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By bmwhacker
I've had 1/2 a dozen /5's, 100,000's of miles...

I've had 1/2 a dozen /5's, 100,000's of miles and never have seen this anomoly.
Must not be a very common occurance.
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it"?

Maybe I'm just lucky. I use a supposedly...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 302,805
Posted By bmwhacker
Bizarro-world..... sidecar parking....owner...

Bizarro-world.....
sidecar parking....owner must have a crane...or is one big, tough, tall MF'er.
"kiddy coil spring ride" outside the rail. You could "shoot them" over to the neighbors if they...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By bmwhacker
Bridgestone GTR 350 ('net photo) ...

Bridgestone GTR 350
('net photo)
http://www.vintagemotorcycletools.com/images/MikeMadden68350GTRBridgestoneafter.jpg

Back in the day, a buddy of mine had one of these. I had the first model 1971...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 29,665
Posted By bmwhacker
My old R75 was due for an oil / filter change and...

My old R75 was due for an oil / filter change and a new oil pan gasket so decided to take care of it today.
Started out as a 1/2 hour project but turned into an afternoon when this occured. Darn...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,880
Posted By bmwhacker
I think I have most of the ingredients...... ...

I think I have most of the ingredients......

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-mVqOa8on4ds/UtIE3cPt8KI/AAAAAAAANsU/ymZqcV_8GJY/w1047-h709-no/BMW%2BParts%2Bfrom%2BBrenda%2B010.JPG
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 877,237
Posted By bmwhacker
Been attempting to contact the seller but no...

Been attempting to contact the seller but no luck....got his address (by chance only 6 blocks away), rode over there but bike appears to be gone...too slow....story of my lfe...:cry
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 877,237
Posted By bmwhacker
Boy...this is tempting: 20k miles - $1495.00...

Boy...this is tempting:

20k miles - $1495.00

Not too familiar with these but appears that cam chain tensioners were a common replacement item at 20k (or less) miles.

...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 119,147
Posted By bmwhacker
"Dome Valley" in South. AZ. Vast produce...

"Dome Valley" in South. AZ.
Vast produce growing area.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-5AAxf3kNP6k/VI-NYT3Ql5I/AAAAAAAAPy8/WeK9ZAFLsnM/w973-h709-no/Test%2BRide%2B007.JPG

Recently installed...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By bmwhacker
Napa sells a similar nylon "double cone" tool...

Napa sells a similar nylon "double cone" tool which has a grease gun fitting. Used to be $10.00 or so.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,488
Posted By bmwhacker
Single carb road test

Got the bike out on the road for 150 miles today.
Cold starting the bike (@ 50* or so) took a few minutes of warm up time. Took about 3 tries to get the bike running, then had to lock throttle at...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,380
Posted By bmwhacker
:lurk I'd like to find the 8" wire mesh...

:lurk

I'd like to find the 8" wire mesh version too.
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 29,665
Posted By bmwhacker
Added some old period "bar backs" to my /5....

Added some old period "bar backs" to my /5. Really improved the riding position for me with the Euro bars. Down side is that it crowds the steering friction damper knob so I can't turn it.... but I...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 29,665
Posted By bmwhacker
"BUMP":clap

"BUMP":clap
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By bmwhacker
Good start. Doesn't look that bad. That looks...

Good start. Doesn't look that bad.
That looks beautiful compared to some of my "ugly duckling frankenbeemer monstrosities":lol3
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