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Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 07:02 AM
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Posted By tearapin
Looking forward to those posts.

Looking forward to those posts.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2013, 08:50 PM
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Posted By tearapin
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2013, 08:49 PM
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Views: 1,130
Posted By tearapin
I saw the Ketchum.org site during my Googling. ...

I saw the Ketchum.org site during my Googling. As far as I can see these images are averaging 800 pixels which equates to 2.6 inches. While I appreciate your effort 2.6 inches is not 12 inches. If...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2013, 07:12 PM
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Posted By tearapin
Airhead or Airhead motor Cad drawing

I am looking for a Cad or line drawing of an Airhead or airhead motor. I googled but can't find any. I would like it to print out at 12 inches by 12 inches minimum

Any help would be appreciated....
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,123
Posted By tearapin
I stand corrected!!! That is the answer.

I stand corrected!!! That is the answer.
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,123
Posted By tearapin
I would guess the seller's mind works like this. ...

I would guess the seller's mind works like this. I love my bike but....if someone were to give me 18k for it I would sell it.

Alternatively maybe he wants a bike that costs 18k.

I am not...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By tearapin
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 01:45 PM
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Posted By tearapin
The riding position is fine for me. But good...

The riding position is fine for me. But good advice.
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,123
Posted By tearapin
Ok thanks for the details. Any input ot my...

Ok thanks for the details. Any input ot my leaking seals opinions? Paranoia or reality?
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,123
Posted By tearapin
I assume the Lesters just kill the value because...

I assume the Lesters just kill the value because the original wheels would be better to have?

However, can you give me details on the CFO and why it is bad? Can't you just defeat the air...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By tearapin
It has those letters. I was under the impression...

It has those letters. I was under the impression that one could suppress the effect of those letters. True? or do i leave it alone now?

The VIN is valid. I ran it through that site. 2/77...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,123
Posted By tearapin
I do not have a pic of the specific bike but it...

I do not have a pic of the specific bike but it looks exactly like the one I posted in an earlier post. Paint still shines, motor clean, runs great.

There are records of a complete carb rebuild....
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 08:29 AM
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Posted By tearapin
Works and is valid. Wow even BMW NA said the vin...

Works and is valid. Wow even BMW NA said the vin was invalid.
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 06:39 PM
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Posted By tearapin
I was thinking the same. But that would be 45 to...

I was thinking the same. But that would be 45 to 50% off his asking price. I doubt he will go for it.
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By tearapin
It would not break the budget but how dumb should...

It would not break the budget but how dumb should I be? By all my research it is about 2k over value with the potential to put another 2 to 3k in it. I mean I would like to ride it more than wrench...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 05:32 PM
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Posted By tearapin
Thanks. Sad that the people I called said it was...

Thanks. Sad that the people I called said it was not a valid number. Even BMW of North America said it.
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 05:23 PM
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Posted By tearapin
One dealer i called said this. As the bike has...

One dealer i called said this. As the bike has likely sat for may years you should expect to have to replace all the seals within 3000 miles. Trans seals, rear main, rear drive, etc. In summary he...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By tearapin
I called two different dealers and BMW of North...

I called two different dealers and BMW of North America. All said the Vin was invalid. I have 7 numbers. They all said vins usually start with a letter for 1977.

They all said they could not...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 04:47 PM
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Posted By tearapin
And you would pay?

And you would pay?
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 05:25 PM
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Posted By tearapin
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 01:27 PM
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Posted By tearapin
The bike I am looking at has the wheels shown in...

The bike I am looking at has the wheels shown in the pic and not spokes. I do not think these are the recalled snowflake ones but I am not sure. anyone know?

...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By tearapin
Nice to know someone who is un-rational too. ...

Nice to know someone who is un-rational too. That made me laugh. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,123
Posted By tearapin
I guess it would not hurt to ask about the recall...

I guess it would not hurt to ask about the recall but I would think it is "expired" too.

I know it is a lot of money but it is a premium bike. The problem is I don't know if it is worth it. Info...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By tearapin
It is damn nice from what I can gather riding it...

It is damn nice from what I can gather riding it and seeing it.
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By tearapin
Would you buy it? 1977 R100rs?

I passed on the last airhead I was considering buying due to a leak after a 30 mile ride. When I say leak I mean river and the owner would not budge on the price. $500 repair.

Now I have the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 09:14 AM
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Posted By tearapin
Thanks. I think 2k is a good offer too.

Thanks. I think 2k is a good offer too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 06:59 PM
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Posted By tearapin
Price

My girlfriend is looking at one of these bikes. 2004 XT225 Has some small saddle bags and a rear rack. 3700 miles. The bike is in perfect condition. He wants $2400 for it. NADA says it is...
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tearapin
Nice bike.

Nice bike.
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tearapin
Yes, that fairing would come right off. Thanks...

Yes, that fairing would come right off. Thanks for your expertise. I know you have to pay more...just not "how much more".

Unfortunately this means I will have to bug you guys again. :D:D

Any...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tearapin
Would love to hear what he (or you) think of it. ...

Would love to hear what he (or you) think of it. Problems? Great bike or????
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tearapin
Hmmm. This would be weird. NADA lists it but...

Hmmm. This would be weird. NADA lists it but they have been wrong at times.

http://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles/1981/BMW
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tearapin
I have read that the valve thing started in 81. ...

I have read that the valve thing started in 81. But I would like to verify that if this is an 81 do I or do I not need to worry about the valve issue.? NADA lists and 1981 R100T

What is an easy...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tearapin
1981 r100t

I have a chance to pickup another BMW. It is an Airhead. 1981 R100T My questions are likely dumb so please...lower the flames.

I looked at an Airhead in May and passed on it due to some leaks...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By tearapin
Thanks for posting the picture. Yes, this is how...

Thanks for posting the picture. Yes, this is how it looks.
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By tearapin
One thing I will say is that I read that oil...

One thing I will say is that I read that oil filter thing again. Man...talk about a complex design and a slight mistake that could cause major damage. Very odd. Seeking to understand the mystic of...
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By tearapin
Ok good suggestion.

Ok good suggestion.
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2012, 06:14 PM
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Views: 1,689
Posted By tearapin
Well I went to look at the bike. Couple of...

Well I went to look at the bike. Couple of concerns.

1) Oil is slowly leaking out where the oil filter cover goes on. I came home and did some searching. I found this whole shim cover white o...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By tearapin
Yes, this will be the path I try to take.

Yes, this will be the path I try to take.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By tearapin
I did. Thanks for the tip :D

I did. Thanks for the tip :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2012, 09:12 PM
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Posted By tearapin
Boise- Help with pre-sale Airhead inspection?

Anyone live in the Boise area that might be willing to go look at an Airhead with me? Bike is an R80.

Secondly, I feel I am going to have to push the guy to let me look at the trans and...
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