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Old 06-22-2013, 11:49 AM   #16
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Hey Beater, ever get the washers I sent you?
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Old 06-22-2013, 02:41 PM   #17
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Moving either the seat or the tank would not be easy. I would put some design effort into that before pulling the trigger.
So far that's one part of what I've always done with motorcycles that hasn't been brought to the BMW party. The biggest deal is the bikes look so wonderful in stock form that I didn't feel any compulsion to modify them. I still don't really, so does that mean I'm looking for a /7 tank and seat/cowl combo? I'm assuming r90s combos are absurd expensive.
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:20 PM   #18
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So far that's one part of what I've always done with motorcycles that hasn't been brought to the BMW party. The biggest deal is the bikes look so wonderful in stock form that I didn't feel any compulsion to modify them. I still don't really, so does that mean I'm looking for a /7 tank and seat/cowl combo? I'm assuming r90s combos are absurd expensive.
Yes and Yes. But you might find repros. on the seat/cowl. Also the 3/4 seat/cowl takes a different rear tool tray than the double bench seat/cowl.
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:25 PM   #19
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+1 What Plaka says.

The /7 gas tank also holds more gas. The seat cowls and the rest of the parts for those vintage seats are often cheaper that the /5 and /6 stuff on Ebay. I also like the 3/4 seat in that vintage.

It costs a lot of moola to paint this stuff professionally but many riders are competent enough with a rattle can to get by.
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:56 PM   #20
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+1 What Plaka says.

The /7 gas tank also holds more gas. The seat cowls and the rest of the parts for those vintage seats are often cheaper that the /5 and /6 stuff on Ebay. I also like the 3/4 seat in that vintage.

It costs a lot of moola to paint this stuff professionally but many riders are competent enough with a rattle can to get by.
I'll paint it in house. Need an excuse to set up a paint booth in the garage anyway. Thanks for the tips,guys!
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Old 06-22-2013, 05:11 PM   #21
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I'll paint it in house. Need an excuse to set up a paint booth in the garage anyway. Thanks for the tips,guys!
If you have the under tank MC you also need clearance for that. The /7 has the splitter and ignition in that location so I think you're OK, PM me if you want some dimensions.
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Old 06-22-2013, 05:34 PM   #22
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If you have the under tank MC you also need clearance for that. The /7 has the splitter and ignition in that location so I think you're OK, PM me if you want some dimensions.
I do have an on-bar Brembo MC at my disposal. I'd rather stay stock honestly.
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:07 PM   #23
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Have grown out of my 71 R60/5 (original owner from Krauser in Munich) and ready for a 750 to 1000cc Airhead. Any thoughts on good or not so good years or models in the under $4,000 market.

Also where is a good site to search for a S.F. Bay Area bike?

Thoughts???
Source a 750cc-900cc engine and plunk it in your bike?
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:10 PM   #24
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Have grown out of my 71 R60/5 (original owner from Krauser in Munich) and ready for a 750 to 1000cc Airhead. Any thoughts on good or not so good years or models in the under $4,000 market.

Also where is a good site to search for a S.F. Bay Area bike?
Since you're not actually buying or selling anything you should start a separate thread rather than hijack the flea market thread. I come to this thread to spend money I don't have. Questions about good/bad years can be discussed endlessly (and have been), and screw with the signal to noise ratio.

Also, I'm in Sonoma County too (Santa Rosa). Let me know if you need any help.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:54 PM   #25
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I guess these are as popular as ass warts. $100? I'll throw in a couple of Keystone Lights too . . .
Good luck, I had two of those in my basement ... had to give them away. I have a complete RT faring too. All the kids ae making 'cafe' bikes ... they've become a dime a dozen.
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:19 PM   #26
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Airhead Flea Market Discussion Thread.

Yeah, we all love to talk about a good deal. But when that conversation is added to the flea market thread, it really makes it hard to see what's being offered up for sale.

So, if you've got comments about a post Over There, put them In Here and link to the post.

Easy peasy and it'll help everyone sell their stuff better.

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Old 06-25-2013, 07:26 PM   #27
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Now that we have a discussion thread, I can reply to this:

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I guess these are as popular as ass warts. $100? I'll throw in a couple of Keystone Lights too . . .
Clean it up and take better pictures. I've sold 2 Windjammers for $150 and $100 respectively and another no-name fairing for about $500 in trade for other airhead parts.

Clean part and clean pictures. I'm telling you.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:58 PM   #28
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Source a 750cc-900cc engine and plunk it in your bike?
With the stock rear end that could be quite the sleeper.
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:36 PM   #29
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Now that we have a discussion thread, I can reply to this:



Clean it up and take better pictures. I've sold 2 Windjammers for $150 and $100 respectively and another no-name fairing for about $500 in trade for other airhead parts.

Clean part and clean pictures. I'm telling you.


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Old 06-27-2013, 10:40 AM   #30
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Originally posted by OD650;

I'm begining to hate this bike...

Need a trans output shaft for a /6, I don't need the bearings or gears just the shaft due to my torque wrench not clicking and the threads disapearing....
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It's not the bikes fault if you have broken or faulty tools. That nut gets something like 75 ft/lbs doesn't it? I would think the flange and nut could tolerate over a hundred. How could you exceed this enough to damage the threads? I'm not trying to be too ruff on you. Yes I have made my share of mistakes. But, were you drinking excessively the day you worked on this? Just not paying attention? Will you now slow down enough to take care not to break so many things?

Hope you find your part, sorry I don't have one. They do show up on Ebay but the ones sold as single units can be not so cheap. The only way to get one cheap there is buy broken boxes and strip them. Then you have more parts to sell, see?
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