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Old 05-03-2011, 06:50 PM   #1
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ATTENTION: I’ve stopped updating my blog page http://www.photosbytink.com/bmw/ and am now documenting PROJECT-S exclusively on this thread. TINK 2012-07-05


I'm starting a blog on my project bike will be sharing it's evolution here.

P R O J E C T "S" > http://www.photosbytink.com/bmw/

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Old 05-03-2011, 07:24 PM   #2
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Cool, and while you are at it why not copy and paste the continuation to this thread here.
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Old 05-03-2011, 08:16 PM   #3
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Does that exhaust wrench say "tink"?


And yeah, +1 on posting your story here for us to watch
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Old 05-03-2011, 08:33 PM   #4
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Does that exhaust wrench say "tink"?...
Very observant of you, why yes, I do stamp all my tools with my nick name.

It's a Cycle Works, http://www.cycleworks.net/ I need to pull the exhaust to get the fairing off... ya I know I don't need to pull the exhaust, BUT, this bike had the lower fairing repaired at one time and they glassed in the lower fairing split.
[Correction; the lower fairing appears to be original and never had the split that would allow exhaust removal. Perhaps the faring split was a later design feature, of perhaps something owners did as a modification. Who knows? Doesn't matter to me now that the entire RT fairing has been removed]

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Old 05-03-2011, 08:34 PM   #5
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Very observant of you, why yes, I do stamp all my tools with my nick name.

It's a Cycle Works, http://www.cycleworks.net/

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Cool stuff amigo.... I look forward to seeing more!
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Old 05-03-2011, 09:52 PM   #6
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I'm starting a blog on my project bike will be sharing it's evolution here.

P R O J E C T "S" > http://www.photosbytink.com/bmw/

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My Bike that you used in the Photograph is actually an 81. You have it shown as a 79

Looking forward to seeing how the project goes.
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:30 AM   #7
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I'm just finishing a book by Brock Yates on the Cannonball races, and in '79 Loyal Trusdale and Keith Patchet ran it two up on a R90S. I won't do a spoiler in case any one wants to read up on it.

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Old 05-04-2011, 12:36 PM   #8
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My Bike that you used in the Photograph is actually an 81. You have it shown as a 79

Looking forward to seeing how the project goes.
Yes, I see the later air box now. I'll make that correction.

Your "S" is EXACTLY what I want mine to turn out like, down to the black paint and white pin stips.

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Old 05-04-2011, 01:07 PM   #9
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It was easy to do. The only thing I wouldn't do again is buy the cheap fairing kit from Motobins, the mounting kit is very poor.

The bikes actually sitting in my garage again, sorting a dropped valve seat out for a friend who owns it now.
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Old 05-05-2011, 05:11 AM   #10
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My Bike that you used in the Photograph is actually an 81. You have it shown as a 79

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Rob, I corrected the bike year and gave you credit for the bike build.
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Old 05-05-2011, 05:28 AM   #11
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Cool, and while you are at it why not copy and paste the continuation to this thread here.
Yeah, we don't like to be the step child.
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Old 05-05-2011, 11:55 AM   #12
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project update

Things have been slow on project, using my old frame to speed things up.
still have loads to do, but this is how its at.






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Old 05-05-2011, 01:53 PM   #13
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Rob, I corrected the bike year and gave you credit for the bike build.
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Thanks Mate you didn't need to do that
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Old 05-05-2011, 01:58 PM   #14
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Things have been slow on project, using my old frame to speed things up.
still have loads to do, but this is how its at.
Looks like you're going for the longest shock award. Why not use an 1150 swinging arm and shock? Richie Moore will give you some serious go for the motor http://www.moorespeed.co.uk/bmw-engine
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Old 05-05-2011, 06:04 PM   #15
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Things have been slow on project, using my old frame to speed things up.
still have loads to do, but this is how its at.
Holy Cow! Now that's an ambitious project. Good luck, simonboxeproject.

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