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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By bmwrench
The front wheel on R65s is an absolute bitch on...

The front wheel on R65s is an absolute bitch on which to change tires. Add to that the bead retention BMW put in these rims front and rear and you're in for a miserable project. A service bulletin ...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By bmwrench
Ask them for a kit for an '81-'84 R100 with USA...

Ask them for a kit for an '81-'84 R100 with USA bars. If they can't figure it that out, give 'em this part number: 02-020. That'll give 'em something to think about!

But, really-why would you...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By bmwrench
You should have seen the used parts dep't when...

You should have seen the used parts dep't when Bob's BMW was still active in them. The parts were laid out in part number order, and of course, there were row after row of them.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By bmwrench
The "small hands" lever looks identical to the...

The "small hands" lever looks identical to the standard one; only the cam which contacts the master cylinder piston is different. This causes the effort of the rider to occur closer to the bar. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,749
Posted By bmwrench
How about the flywheel?

How about the flywheel?
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By bmwrench
The valve covers had thick plates welded to their...

The valve covers had thick plates welded to their bottoms. The cylinders were also shorter than standard.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 201,189
Posted By bmwrench
I'd Like to know more about this triple.

I'd Like to know more about this triple.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14,967
Views: 8,359,917
Posted By bmwrench
She looks like an American actress. I just can't...

She looks like an American actress. I just can't place her.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By bmwrench
Back to the original question-Clearview...

Back to the original question-Clearview Windshields, in Colorado, makes a very nice tall shield for the RS. Its shape mimics the original closely, so it looks like it belongs on there. Tell 'em I...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,783
Posted By bmwrench
When you order a /5 turn signal relay from BMW...

When you order a /5 turn signal relay from BMW these days you get a Lucas part. You may actually need Whitworth Blinker Fluid.
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By bmwrench
Clearview makes a tall windshield for the RS. ...

Clearview makes a tall windshield for the RS. It's nicely shaped, so it looks like it belongs on there. It's dramatically quieter, but since it puts more of you behind it, it gets warm.
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,842
Posted By bmwrench
I think I've replaced three of them in the last...

I think I've replaced three of them in the last 40 years.

Noman-Dad says you're welcome.
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By bmwrench
I haven't tried it myself, but have seen what...

I haven't tried it myself, but have seen what appear to be Norton Commando gas caps on /5-/6 bikes.
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By bmwrench
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By bmwrench
Chris Hodgson, of San Jose BMW/CC Products built...

Chris Hodgson, of San Jose BMW/CC Products built a supercharged R75 in the early '80s. A pulley on the front of the crank drove the 'charger, which mounted in the starter housing. I done how-or...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By bmwrench
The ebay bike has an American Turbo Pack kit on. ...

The ebay bike has an American Turbo Pack kit on. They're quite similar to the Luftmeister kit. The injected one appears to have Lufty throttle bodies.

The carbureted kits never ran right, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14,967
Views: 8,359,917
Posted By bmwrench
I'm a triples nut. I'd love to get hold of the...

I'm a triples nut. I'd love to get hold of the Dresda, since the Rickman is obviously out of reach.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,191
Posted By bmwrench
If the label is a metal plate with a black...

If the label is a metal plate with a black background, they're the troublesome ones. If your carbs work well, keep using them. If not, find a later set.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14,967
Views: 8,359,917
Posted By bmwrench
Skibum, I need to know more-about the bikes and...

Skibum, I need to know more-about the bikes and the girl.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,191
Posted By bmwrench
I know of two shops who do their own work: Mine...

I know of two shops who do their own work: Mine and Bombars Beemers.
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,191
Posted By bmwrench
You have lots of room left. I'm guessing that...

You have lots of room left. I'm guessing that this head still has its original iron seats. While these seats are probably beginning to wear, they do not destroy the valve as do the '81-'85 seats,...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,214
Posted By bmwrench
I think you need one more jam nut.

I think you need one more jam nut.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,678
Posted By bmwrench
Don't get me wrong. I've invested this kind of...

Don't get me wrong. I've invested this kind of time in many projects over the years. Some worked, some didn't but I always learned something.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,678
Posted By bmwrench
I shudder to think how much time you must have in...

I shudder to think how much time you must have in this project.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,678
Posted By bmwrench
It would be interesting to experiment with...

It would be interesting to experiment with advance. There may be more power to be had.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,678
Posted By bmwrench
Dewey, what do your pistons look like? Did you...

Dewey, what do your pistons look like? Did you write a CNC program to machine the chambers? They're beautiful!
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By bmwrench
Try Fox Creek Leather. They have website.

Try Fox Creek Leather. They have website.
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,851
Posted By bmwrench
Any number of well cared for R100s have gone over...

Any number of well cared for R100s have gone over 100,000 miles without having a valve job or reboring. This is particularly true of pre-81 bikes, whose cylinder heads are a time bomb. If the motor...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By bmwrench
An R100RT Monolever has a tapered roller bearing...

An R100RT Monolever has a tapered roller bearing on the right side. It is supposed to be set up with .002"/.05mm preload. Yours has a bit of wear in it. The cover should be removed and bearings...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By bmwrench
It's a 10 X 1.0 hole. It'll accept the male...

It's a 10 X 1.0 hole. It'll accept the male thread the bike originally used or a banjo bolt.
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,508
Posted By bmwrench
I don't wish to hijack this thread, but My '69...

I don't wish to hijack this thread, but My '69 Triumph Trident has a digital ignition in it, driven by the exhaust camshaft., which places it closely to a permanent magnet alternator. From the...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,773
Posted By bmwrench
The bottom line is that the head needs to be...

The bottom line is that the head needs to be removed. Get it done before serious damage is done.
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By bmwrench
It's impossible to know for sure, but they are...

It's impossible to know for sure, but they are probably both Luftmeister. Years ago, I spoke to the man who ran Western Wristpin. Against his better judgment, he had made some .080" wall pins for...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By bmwrench
This is known as a "Drill Point Seat". In other...

This is known as a "Drill Point Seat". In other words, the drill establishes the bottom of the hole. Handy.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By bmwrench
Is that too tight after the bolts have been...

Is that too tight after the bolts have been torqued? They often feel too before torqueing.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By bmwrench
I never had a Lufmeister pin, which were made by...

I never had a Lufmeister pin, which were made by Western Wristpin fail. I have heard-and only heard-that those sold by CC Products had a habit of breaking. These were made by a different...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By bmwrench
That looks to me to be an aftermarket lightweight...

That looks to me to be an aftermarket lightweight pin for an Airhead. It's been a while since I had an Oilhead apart, but my memory is their pins are heavier than the one in the picture.

As...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By bmwrench
Nope. These are the rings that thread into the...

Nope. These are the rings that thread into the bottom of the fork tube. In /5s, this is a one-piece item. On /6 and later there are two threaded rings per side with an aluminum space between them.
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By bmwrench
Does your fork have the floating damper washers...

Does your fork have the floating damper washers or originals? These make a huge difference in ride quality.
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By bmwrench
Installing late model rockers in a /5 is a nice...

Installing late model rockers in a /5 is a nice modification. You'll need to make the sleeves that compress the O-rings fit the '76-'84 rocker clamps (blocks"). If you don't have access to a lathe,...
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