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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 102,890
Posted By lancruza
$50,000!! You have got to be kidding!

$50,000!! You have got to be kidding!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,999
Posted By lancruza
I hope the people that made this movie aren't...

I hope the people that made this movie aren't following this thread, cause if they are, they will probably be very discouraged by all the negative comments that have been left so far.
BUT NOW IT'S...
Forum: Hacks 01-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By lancruza
Snow plow

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/1551482_10151808270661426_62528026_n.jpg
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,653
Posted By lancruza
Beemer in new Wendy's commercial?

Is this a BMW in the new Wendy's comm?

http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7fpq/wendys-asiago-ranch-chicken-club-paparazzi
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
Thanks for the pointers MrPulldown. It is bolted...

Thanks for the pointers MrPulldown. It is bolted on in the 3 points shown. Gussets are a great idea to help keep the joints from breaking. Thanks....
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 542,873
Posted By lancruza
1997 Bandit 600 Pros Cons

I'm looking at a 1997 Bandit 600 with 31,000 miles on it. No maintenance records. Bike runs fine. Any specific things I should look for on the bike? Good points and bad about this year model.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
Heres a couple of pics of RuggedExposure's DR350...

Heres a couple of pics of RuggedExposure's DR350 setup with black ammo boxes.

http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy41/TackleB/DR350/IMG_20121208_154218.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
Thanks, I am probably going to drill a few holes...

Thanks, I am probably going to drill a few holes in the rack so I can have some places to hook bungees or straps, or I may weld on a couple of hooks. I hadn't thought about it until this afternoon...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
DR350 DIY rack and ammo cans

I can't take credit for this idea. My inspiration comes from another inmate, RuggedExposure, and from earlier in this thread. Here's a link...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
What's that rear fender?

What's that rear fender?
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
What's weird is that I just about ran out of gas...

What's weird is that I just about ran out of gas a couple of times before and flipped to reserve with no problem. Good idea on pulling the petcock to look at it. I ordered a Yamaha Raptor petcock...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
1998 DR350SE with stock tank and stock petcock. ...

1998 DR350SE with stock tank and stock petcock. I went and double checked the petcock. It was in up position, which is where I switched it after I ran out of gas. Arrow down is normal position and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
Ran out of gas - WHERE'S MY RESERVE!!

My bike began to sputter today as 93 miles rolled over on the clicker. I thought to myself, "no problem". I reached down and flipped to reserve and the bike goes dead and it would NOT start back...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 3,288,196
Posted By lancruza
Took a little ride

I rode up to Hanging Rock State Park today. Beautiful day here in North Carolina. Also, Hall Rd. Stokes County, NC
http://i658.photobucket.com/albums/uu301/lancruza/IMG_09081_zps766b661d.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By lancruza
R75/5 ignition switch wiring

Hey everyone,

I'm looking for someone who understands the ignition switch circuit in an R75/5 and would be willing to speak with me on the phone. I have some questions on the operation of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,325
Posted By lancruza
Not mine, but WOW, luv it! ...

Not mine, but WOW, luv it!

http://mocoloco.com/mr/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/moto-mucci-cx500-xl.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 537,143
Posted By lancruza
WANTED - Boyer ignition parts - R75/5

Looking for some Boyer ignition parts. I have the red box/module, but I am in need of the stator plate and the magnetic rotor. Hit me here: fj40levan@gmail.com

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By lancruza
Hey Sniper X, luv the Brak avatar. Ha ha, I miss...

Hey Sniper X, luv the Brak avatar. Ha ha, I miss watching Space Ghost - coast to coast. lol
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Here's a couple of pics: ...

Here's a couple of pics:

http://i658.photobucket.com/albums/uu301/lancruza/BMW%201972%20R75-5/_DSC5996_zpsf78cab34.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Hey Renner, I've been busy with lots of other...

Hey Renner, I've been busy with lots of other things, so the red Toaster has just been sitting on the lift waiting for me to jump in. I've been hit and miss doin things to the bike over the past...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Here's an update. Thanks Bill, Renner, and...

Here's an update. Thanks Bill, Renner, and Diston, I just hand threaded all 4 bolts through the u-joint into the transmission flange. They went all the way into the u-joint with the head of the bolt...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Just to clarify my intentions. I was planning on...

Just to clarify my intentions. I was planning on running a nut up onto the bolt then trimming 1mm off the threaded end. Then back the nut off the bolt to retain its threads.
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Hey Renner, I think I see what you and Bill are...

Hey Renner, I think I see what you and Bill are talking about. The bolt goes through the flange on the u-joint and threads into the flange on the back of the transmission. Are you saying the shank...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Hey Bill, is the difference in shape you are...

Hey Bill, is the difference in shape you are referring to on the shank of the bolt next to the head? On the pic of the 414 bolt, it looks to be a larger diameter next to the head. The 297 bolt...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
Bill, what do you mean by "shaped differently"? ...

Bill, what do you mean by "shaped differently"? The 14mm bolts that I have right now are the stock bolts that came in the bike. 1mm on these bolts is trimming just 1 thread from the end in order to...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By lancruza
R75/5 u-joint bolt length and washers?

I'm going through my bike and using ADV and the internet to help me as I go. I came across "Snowbum's" site and was blown away by all of his information regarding BMW bikes, especially airheads. My...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 26,461
Posted By lancruza
How bout this one. I like red! ...

How bout this one. I like red!

http://i658.photobucket.com/albums/uu301/lancruza/BMWframe-red_zps4d5f79bc.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By lancruza
R75/5 universal joint

So I decided I need to grease the splines. So I took a 27mm socket and ground it down to use on the swing arm nuts. I've got the final drive loose. I pulled back the rubber boot around the u-joint...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By lancruza
Hey Renner, just got back from Lowes. The sink...

Hey Renner, just got back from Lowes. The sink drain pipe fits perfect. I was amazed how well and snug it fit. $6 not $80, gotta luv it!! Thanks again.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By lancruza
Thanks hardwaregrrl and Renner. I know it should...

Thanks hardwaregrrl and Renner. I know it should slide over each header but what's the best way to seal it on each end so I won't have an exhaust leak? Hey hardwaregrrl, cool profile, love the...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By lancruza
DIY - R75/5 crossover exhaust pipe - DIY

I'm looking to replace my crossover pipe on my R75/5. Mine was completely rusted through. I've seen some "oem" type replacements for $80-$100. I'm looking for a DIY solution. My header pipes and...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By lancruza
Thanks Osmoses, I did exactly that. I put a...

Thanks Osmoses, I did exactly that. I put a little heat and beat on them and got them loose. I bet they have not been off the bike since they were put on. What is the "John Deere " anti-seize...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By lancruza
Thanks Disston for the reply. Sorry I forgot to...

Thanks Disston for the reply. Sorry I forgot to put which bike I have. I know better than to leave that info out. Anyway, I rescued a 72 R75/5 out of a field. I'm slowly working on it. I do have...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By lancruza
Exhaust nut header pipe

I bought an exhaust nut wrench and removed both nuts, no problem. Should the header pipe just slide right out of the head? Neither side will budge. Also, my cross pipe that goes across the front...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 537,143
Posted By lancruza
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Face plant 05-13-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 213,055
Posted By lancruza
:kboom:kboom:kboom:kboom:kboom:kboom I've...

:kboom:kboom:kboom:kboom:kboom:kboom

I've read this entire thread this evening, and now I'm so pissed off I can't see straight.

I also watched this link, which was posted by another inmate....
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,388
Posted By lancruza
So what battery was it?

So what battery was it?
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By lancruza
r75/5 oil filters

I've seen the three pack oil filters on ebay for $17.98. Anyone have any experience with these? Can you recommend a good filter for a good price other than a stock filter from a BMW dealer?:hmmmmm
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 519
Posted By lancruza
Rocky Point Cycle wiring diagram

I am looking for the wiring diagram from Rocky Point Cycle that shows the wiring for their replacement ignition switch for the /5
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By lancruza
Ha ha lol, hey Wdwrkr, what's that old saying,...

Ha ha lol, hey Wdwrkr, what's that old saying, "great minds think alike." I guess I'm gonna have to hand trace every wire. I really didn't want to do that, but it is what it is!
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