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Old 07-05-2012, 07:15 PM   #16
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I like the Dunstall mufflers. How's it sound?
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Old 07-06-2012, 06:48 PM   #17
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I like the Dunstall mufflers. How's it sound?
Pretty amazing actually for what they are... Deep sound with some nice popping on decel depending on rpms... They're quite loud actually but not out of control.

If I get a chance this weekend, I'll post up a video clip
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:49 PM   #18
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That's really damned sweet! Would like to see close up of the clip-ons and the forks.
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:35 PM   #19
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The blacked-out wheels kinda suck but theres no argument that thats a nice Airhead! I'll bet that that was an expensive project.

In fact, I know it!
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Old 09-16-2012, 02:08 PM   #20
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A few new pics

changed the gauges to a motogadget single unit and coated the front fender brackets black. She's got 1,700 miles on her now.





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Old 02-26-2013, 05:39 AM   #21
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changed the headlight brackets this winter, march 1st is friday

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Old 02-26-2013, 08:44 AM   #22
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bike looks amazing!!!

I see that you went with the one piece shifter. Aesthetics? Did you ride with the linkage style at all?

Where did you get the handle bar controls? Are they just standard /5 style?

Did you set up a gen light? And other dash lights?

Great work!
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:39 AM   #23
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bike looks amazing!!!

I see that you went with the one piece shifter. Aesthetics? Did you ride with the linkage style at all?

Where did you get the handle bar controls? Are they just standard /5 style?

Did you set up a gen light? And other dash lights?

Great work!
Thank you for the kind words the bike had a heel/toe shifter on it and I changed it out for the single unit which I prefer. Yes, the bar controls are stock bmw /5 controls. still available from bmw, As for the gen light, yes, there is a light and the motogadget speedo unit has warning lights you can use...

here's a shot of when it was first installed. this is the 'classic dark' edition. it allows you to turn the lcd display almost off to retain the vintage look if you don't want to see all the data. It has a tach and odometer in the second and third display lines. Most of the typical instrument lights are in place, high beam, neutral, turn signal flashers, oil pressure and a lot of info you can setup / choose from in the two display lines. In this pic, the lcd was all the way up out of the box until I managed to sit down with the instructions for a while and set the settings

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Old 02-26-2013, 10:10 AM   #24
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That's a terrific looking bike. Really liking the black wheels and hub trend around here lately. Cleans up a visual soft spot on the originals, imho.
(which might be why I've always liked the look of Lesters )
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:41 AM   #25
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That is one gorgeous look... clean... neat.... well executed. I like the fact that you have the "practicality"of the /6 electrics and the big headlight, but the feel and actually the look of the Slash 5 with that single speedo. Nice!




Curious: where did you put the ignition/key (not on the left side of the headlight, I see!)...


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Old 02-26-2013, 01:06 PM   #26
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That is one gorgeous look... clean... neat.... well executed. I like the fact that you have the "practicality"of the /6 electrics and the big headlight, but the feel and actually the look of the Slash 5 with that single speedo. Nice!

Curious: where did you put the ignition/key (not on the left side of the headlight, I see!)...


Thank you, yeah the simplicity and elegance of the /5 components was always appealing to me. The black/white paint, hella bar end signals and chrome side covers were parts I felt were 'quintessential BMW'. Initially, once the bike was together it was pretty clear that the stock /7 gauge cluster was not gonna work visually and I had a speedo problem anyway. I was going to use a /5 headlight & speedo setup but the motogadget unit is very tidy and well made...

oh the ignition key is located just at the bottom of the tank on the left side.

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Old 02-26-2013, 01:09 PM   #27
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That's a terrific looking bike. Really liking the black wheels and hub trend around here lately. Cleans up a visual soft spot on the originals, imho.
(which might be why I've always liked the look of Lesters )
thank you bud I appreciate it. Yes, when I first saw the black wheels on prewar racers, it occurred to me that it was a big part of the look of that particular bike. I decided to go with blackened hubs, rims and hub caps but leave the brake carrier and rear drive bare, bead blasted aluminum like the rest of the engine and transmission.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:29 PM   #28
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a few build pics I found for those interested...













motogadget speedo install & bracket. the first one was a "test"!





This was one of my favorites, since I remember the feeling of realizing that was all that was left...



out on a day ride in autumn in new england...yes, that's my heated gear jacket liner cord thanks for looking and sorry for being such a pic whore

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Old 02-26-2013, 01:41 PM   #29
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There can never be too many pictures.

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Old 02-26-2013, 02:11 PM   #30
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