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Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Jon-Lars
Jim Roche , aka Dr. Curve, has some words: ...

Jim Roche , aka Dr. Curve, has some words:

"K&N wet gauze type air filters do not work very well with CV carburetors. You should use stock air filters with your 40mm bings otherwise you won't get...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 43,794
Posted By Jon-Lars
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 43,794
Posted By Jon-Lars
Sure. From Dave Rankine's post on the Facebook...

Sure. From Dave Rankine's post on the Facebook page:

"Election Results

Region1 Dave Rankine 29 John Covington 24

R2 Gary Newby 38 Joe Glowicki 17.

R3 Doug McGee 50
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 43,794
Posted By Jon-Lars
Results are in!:beer

Results are in!:beer
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,852
Posted By Jon-Lars
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/Past%20...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/Past%20photos/aaanelsgoldrsBC.jpg



http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/Past%20photos/File0003%202_zpsbblm5i0l.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,495
Posted By Jon-Lars
Dude. Cafe bike. Lighten the...

Dude.
Cafe bike.
Lighten the flywheel.

...or install an aluminum flywheel.

Here's mine:

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/aaluflywheel_zpsa96c0a42.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,495
Posted By Jon-Lars
http://1978r100rs-airhead.blogspot.com/2013/09/bmw...

http://1978r100rs-airhead.blogspot.com/2013/09/bmw-arhead-road-rod-tuning-by-dr-curve.html
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Jon-Lars
The stock BMW system is chromed steel. You...

The stock BMW system is chromed steel.

You could get a exhaust building kit, as well as the calculated runner lengths, from Craig Hanson:

Hanson Racing Technology



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Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Jon-Lars
Not just the diameter of the pipes, but also the...

Not just the diameter of the pipes, but also the length of them before and after a junction, affect your engines performance.
Sorry, those of you running shortened pipes and mufflers.
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 43,794
Posted By Jon-Lars
Joe couldn't write a cogent report to save his...

Joe couldn't write a cogent report to save his life. Amazing that he got through college - well, considering the grading decline, perhaps not so amazing.
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 763,392
Posted By Jon-Lars
Aluminum bolted to steel locating bosses. Yup,...

Aluminum bolted to steel locating bosses. Yup, still own it, and the R90S plate.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 763,392
Posted By Jon-Lars
Made it myself. Easy to do with a sheet-metal...

Made it myself. Easy to do with a sheet-metal brake.


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Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 18,024
Posted By Jon-Lars
You asked for a part that another builder makes,...

You asked for a part that another builder makes, so that you could copy it and make one to sell, and that's fine.
But when I ask you for the same thing, one of your parts, so that I can copy it,...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,094
Posted By Jon-Lars
Hey, Chris, how about sending me some of your...

Hey, Chris, how about sending me some of your rearset kits and stuff so that I can copy them and sell them myself?
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,170
Posted By Jon-Lars
Why leave the speedo drive gear in place?

Why leave the speedo drive gear in place?
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By Jon-Lars
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1975-BMW-R90S-Completely-r...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1975-BMW-R90S-Completely-restored-/171441342797?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT&_trksid=p2047675.l2557&nma=true&si=jT%252BNclt%252FJa43tgQuc%252Fl3z7qJR3Q%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=n...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By Jon-Lars
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMai...

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51659&rnd=04282014





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Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,052
Posted By Jon-Lars
Why did you choose short pipes and mufflers?

Why did you choose short pipes and mufflers?
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,972
Posted By Jon-Lars
Oil that clutch cable fitting! It needs to...

Oil that clutch cable fitting!

It needs to rotate in order to prevent wear on the cable, just as you experienced.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,990
Posted By Jon-Lars
Better to hear them than to not hear them. ...

Better to hear them than to not hear them.

You could get a crank-mounted ignition system and eliminate the ghosting problem entirely, while tightening up the spark.
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,990
Posted By Jon-Lars
What kind of ignition do you have? Sounds like a...

What kind of ignition do you have? Sounds like a Dyna with a pickup that is off.
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Jon-Lars
Read the private message I just sent to you here.

Read the private message I just sent to you here.
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,562
Posted By Jon-Lars
When Dick Casey made my R80G/S and raised the...

When Dick Casey made my R80G/S and raised the engine, he made a slanted pan to keep the oil from pooling in one end:


http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/document283.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,562
Posted By Jon-Lars
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/aaaaoil...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/aaaaoiltube.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,562
Posted By Jon-Lars
That's right. It isn't difficult to do. The...

That's right. It isn't difficult to do. The housing is a press fit - put some band clamps around it and tap it out with a hammer.

The inner pipe screws out. Heat up the end, screw it out with a...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Jon-Lars
If you are going 2=>1 for performance and not...

If you are going 2=>1 for performance and not just aesthetics, the primary lengths are critical. Get them figured out for your cam/carb/exhaust, then route them to fit.


...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,562
Posted By Jon-Lars
If you want to cool your oil, install the BMW oil...

If you want to cool your oil, install the BMW oil cooler kit. You will need to change the filter housing in your block on your /6, but it is easy enough - I did it with the engine in the frame.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,167
Posted By Jon-Lars
It's just a repaint. Look at the mirror bases to...

It's just a repaint. Look at the mirror bases to see the original color.

That original matte silverblue was often repainted, or polished to get rid of the matte.
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Jon-Lars
Does that Bridgestone-loooking tank come with?

Does that Bridgestone-loooking tank come with?
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jon-Lars
Not even close.

Not even close.
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jon-Lars
'77 - first year - love it! ...

'77 - first year - love it!

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/1111111111111biikeshot.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jon-Lars
RS Appreciation

Nice article: "The Greatest Motorcycle Ever Made".

http://blog.grandprixlegends.com/articles/the-bmw-r100rs-is-this-the-greatest-motorcycle-ever-made_732


...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By Jon-Lars
Yes, that's how it is usually done.

Yes, that's how it is usually done.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By Jon-Lars
Yup. My R90S. ...

Yup. My R90S.


http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/52410cfa-0994-4ddc-841e-faa0cb1afc63_zpsef7d8b8a.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By Jon-Lars
Use RS bars. ...

Use RS bars.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/6ed38b8d-2605-4c07-8ed1-1f8c7255ead3_zps789fe45f.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,416
Posted By Jon-Lars
Like this? ...

Like this?

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/R90S/hardtail_zps38b11892.jpg

Photo from Ira Ryan,

http://vimeo.com/86167070


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Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Jon-Lars
Not that I recall. But I get a lot of stuff from...

Not that I recall. But I get a lot of stuff from overseas.
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Jon-Lars
Yes, I have purchased tanks, fenders, and fork...

Yes, I have purchased tanks, fenders, and fork braces from them. Top quality construction, excellent design and fabrication, and a really nice guy. Better than the stuff being made in the US.
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Jon-Lars
I'm stumped!

I'm stumped!
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Jon-Lars
What did the fir tree say to the logger?

What did the fir tree say to the logger?
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