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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By bikecat
The thingy on the fairing is a gadget in my...

The thingy on the fairing is a gadget in my country for tolls. It is a mandatory install and killed a lotta bikes' lines ... haha

Here's an image of the pinstripes ...
...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By bikecat
Is this an original RS colour?

Can't say I like it. Likely the paint job will go. Any waste in that?

Read something about in the 70s, gold is a cool colour.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By bikecat
Are you using all of the horsepowers of the HP2? ...

Are you using all of the horsepowers of the HP2?

If yes, then an upgrade will be beneficial. The HP2 good as it is apart from suspension.
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,630
Posted By bikecat
So has anyone fitted a Shorai with an Enduralast?

So has anyone fitted a Shorai with an Enduralast?
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By bikecat
Is this an opportunity to use a R100R rear shock...

Is this an opportunity to use a R100R rear shock to avoid wear to the rear drive? I read that somewhere.
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 69,506
Posted By bikecat
For Mystic there is the rear rack too: ...

For Mystic there is the rear rack too:

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/merchant2/graphics/00000001/bmw-r100r-mystic-hepco-becker-luggage-rack.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 69,506
Posted By bikecat
Google .... ...

Google ....

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/product/ET650-614-01-01.html

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/merchant2/graphics/00000001/bmw-r80r-r100r-hepco-becker-side-carrier.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By bikecat
Hi Anton, Was it you who had a picture of...

Hi Anton,

Was it you who had a picture of different bends of various R100R related handlebars? My recollection may be faulty.

Cheers
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By bikecat
Try bars with different bents. It is a very...

Try bars with different bents. It is a very personal thing.

For example, for dirt bikes and motards, go to:

http://www.protaper.com/products/handlebars/contour

You need to know roughly what...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,930
Posted By bikecat
When Helge Pedersen traded in his old airhead for...

When Helge Pedersen traded in his old airhead for a R1100GS from BMW I could not understand it, after he went through so much with the bike.

Now, me being older and wiser, I think that is a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,111
Posted By bikecat
POR15 but I would leave that alone for now. ...

POR15 but I would leave that alone for now. Should be fine if there's petrol sloshing about.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,364
Posted By bikecat
What sizes are these spoked wheels?

What sizes are these spoked wheels?
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,263
Posted By bikecat
I am so honoured that I had a personal email...

I am so honoured that I had a personal email reply from Snowbum somewhere in my gmail account ...:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,616
Posted By bikecat
Love the rear end. More details on the sub-frame...

Love the rear end. More details on the sub-frame and plastics?

Looks like a lot of weight lost!
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 43,650
Posted By bikecat
http://singapore.craigslist.com.sg/mcy/4518318187....

http://singapore.craigslist.com.sg/mcy/4518318187.html

1969 BMW Motorcycle.New - $81000 (USA/St. Louis)

A very rare BMW Motorcycle. This is a new, not restored 1969 R 60 US. It was never sold...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,804
Posted By bikecat
Thanks for the quick reply. I may not have been...

Thanks for the quick reply. I may not have been clear. My concerns are those of removing the old liner. My search through the Net shows suggestions of hydrochloric acid, butanone and paint stripper....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,804
Posted By bikecat
My old tank that I want to restore is now...

My old tank that I want to restore is now flaking; likely from some previous restoration work. What sort of prep must I do before applying the POR15?

I tried using compressed air to flush out the...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By bikecat
Great job. How did you do the pinstripes?

Great job.

How did you do the pinstripes?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By bikecat
I would have more tact than to bash bikes in a...

I would have more tact than to bash bikes in a forum meant for those bikes.

Just good internet manners in my books.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,203
Views: 1,876,046
Posted By bikecat
Marc, How is the Wunderlich rack? Is is...

Marc,

How is the Wunderlich rack? Is is useful for pushing the bike etc? Significant weight gain for the rack?
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,308
Posted By bikecat
Get into a cage. And see if you mind or...

Get into a cage.

And see if you mind or misses bikes. If you don't, you have lost the riding feelin'.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,760
Posted By bikecat
I know nothing about the LC. Valve...

I know nothing about the LC.

Valve clearances now require shims? How is the process compared to the dry hexheads and airheads?
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,172
Posted By bikecat
Some reported speedmeter mood swings which...

Some reported speedmeter mood swings which relates to the routing and kinking of the speedometer cable.

Relays have to be changed too.

Apart from that, pretty basic bike which I consider to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By bikecat
Not sure about the BMSK, but the ZFE can only be...

Not sure about the BMSK, but the ZFE can only be coded new, and at a dealer.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,013
Posted By bikecat
For some reason Shorai is not recommended for the...

For some reason Shorai is not recommended for the Enduralast system.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 588,307
Posted By bikecat
Getting the whole thing out is not that...

Getting the whole thing out is not that difficult. Good time to look at the flange to check for cracks too.
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,955
Posted By bikecat
This reminds me of NCIS when the team was trying...

This reminds me of NCIS when the team was trying to figure how boats being built in the basement could be moved.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,203
Views: 1,876,046
Posted By bikecat
Try this ... markus.sedlmeir@web.de ...

Try this ...

markus.sedlmeir@web.de

Good guy to deal with.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 43,793
Views: 8,349,874
Posted By bikecat
Pasted the above pic from one of the posts in...

Pasted the above pic from one of the posts in this threads. The fender looks less crooked than the one I have. Is the front fender stock?

Views?
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43,793
Views: 8,349,874
Posted By bikecat
Where can I get this side cover? Great for...

Where can I get this side cover? Great for protecting the exhaust!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 43,793
Views: 8,349,874
Posted By bikecat
Hi, Does anyone know what are the product...

Hi,

Does anyone know what are the product codes for white plastics or which year should I order? Yamahasportsplaza does not know and I need to let them know. Looking to buy a whole set.

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 588,307
Posted By bikecat
Welcome. One from R1200GSA may fit. ...

Welcome.

One from R1200GSA may fit.

Calling GS Marc, ... he is very knowledgeable.
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,929
Posted By bikecat
I'm from the Far East. How come the Tenere...

I'm from the Far East.

How come the Tenere 660 is not available in the USA?
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,514
Posted By bikecat
Get the Mystic's gauges holder. Pretty...

Get the Mystic's gauges holder. Pretty minimalistic.

Nice bike, love the lines.

Cheers
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By bikecat
Hi, The first thing I did was to check the...

Hi,

The first thing I did was to check the timing with a timing gun and valve clearances. Both were fine.

I tore down the carburetors and they were filthy. It is likely that the gas in...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,397
Posted By bikecat
I can understand the thread starter's...

I can understand the thread starter's predicament.

Airheads are very rare outside of Europe and the USA, and import duties and restrictions usually meant that prices are artificially inflated,...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,478
Posted By bikecat
I read somewhere that the longer R100GS rear...

I read somewhere that the longer R100GS rear shock is a factor in more wear to the driveshaft, compared to the shorter R100R shock. I'll try fitting a 19 inch wheel on the front first and tweak the...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By bikecat
Thanks for the feedback. Likely I will pull the...

Thanks for the feedback. Likely I will pull the pilot jets and replace them with new to see if that is the problem. I am quite certain that it is not the valve clearance or timing because the bike...
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By bikecat
Eh? Idle / pilot jet and idle adjustments

Dear all,

I took my R100R for a 2,200 km ride and now the idling is really low, to the point that it will splutter and dies without me giving it a tad gas to maintain the idle. The easy solution...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By bikecat
Changed the bulb ... problem went away! ...

Changed the bulb ... problem went away!

Thanks loads!
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