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Forum: Airheads 04-15-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 360,458
Posted By BeenThere
Torque wrenches

There is an old video of British bikes being assembled in the factory, Triumph I think, and there was not a single torque wrench being used. I would think that anyone tightening the same bolts and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 165,941
Posted By BeenThere
I have a Sargant on mine. Wider than stock and...

I have a Sargant on mine. Wider than stock and an inch lower. Pretty hard but I like it that way.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8,840
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,231,822
Posted By BeenThere
Caustion, unless things have changed the Walmart...

Caustion, unless things have changed the Walmart ones are simply dust covers, not waterproof.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,068
Posted By BeenThere
Heard about this too late to make it to a DOL...

Heard about this too late to make it to a DOL office to renew my license so thought, okay, I'll renew online. Nope, no online renewals when you're over 70 years old. I understand why, but it still...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 165,941
Posted By BeenThere
tires on your SF

What are the brand, size, and source for the knobbies on your SF?

Thanks,
Norm
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8,840
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,231,822
Posted By BeenThere
2000 F250 XLT Supercab

2000 Ford F250 Super Duty XLT, 2 wheel drive http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j16/Norm500/P1010002.jpg
Supercab, long bed with Lear topper. All the equipment you would expect in a well equipped...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,440
Posted By BeenThere
Kind of had me until I saw the picture of the...

Kind of had me until I saw the picture of the rocky incline. I hate rocks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,840
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,231,822
Posted By BeenThere
'76 bmw r90/6

Located in Oak Harbor. 82,XXX miles. Dual plugged and other modifications. Runs good. Other pictures available via email. Advertised elsewhere for $2800 but will sell to an inmate for $2500.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
This is what worries me about going to the 351...

This is what worries me about going to the 351 kit. Some say just go with the jets Bill tells you to use and everything will work great. Then there are others like Rob here that can't seem to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,840
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,231,822
Posted By BeenThere
Turnsleft: Don't have a trade but I'm looking...

Turnsleft: Don't have a trade but I'm looking for a toy hauler. Would you post year and model number so I can look up the specs and pictures on yours? You could also PM me or email more...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
[QUOTE=caponerd;18554098]The Shinko 244 tires we...

[QUOTE=caponerd;18554098]The Shinko 244 tires we have on our R69's in my first picture will get you through the road in the picture you posted. Street tires, only if it's been dry for awhile.

It...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
Okay, I can take some pictures in an hour or so. ...

Okay, I can take some pictures in an hour or so. Can I just email them to you so I don't have to upload them to Photobucket first?
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
Go to page 247 post 3701 of this thread for...

Go to page 247 post 3701 of this thread for pictures. Don't know what year that bike is, but that's how mine look.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
I don't have any pics in the computer. I try to...

I don't have any pics in the computer. I try to take some for you when I get a chance.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
I can guarantee you Dirt-Bags are available for...

I can guarantee you Dirt-Bags are available for the '09 KLX because I have them on mine.
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
I'd take you up on that but probably won't get...

I'd take you up on that but probably won't get down that way again. I lived in Alamogordo from 1971 to 1999, and went to college in Las Cruces for a couple of years in the late '70s.
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
Naw, you already have too many Beemers, unless of...

Naw, you already have too many Beemers, unless of course you want me to sort out your R90S :evil
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
Didn't know that was an R100 tank, but then I...

Didn't know that was an R100 tank, but then I don't know much about the BMW bikes at all. This one came with an almost complete maintenance record since new, including all the changes of ownership. ...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
This is from a couple of years ago on my modern...

This is from a couple of years ago on my modern dual sport. It's in the same general area where the vintage club ride will be. (I hate ruts.) This is about where we got stopped by snow....
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
You folks are overwhelming me with encouragment. ...

You folks are overwhelming me with encouragment. Jim K, nice thread on your rebuild and rides. The conditions on your last ride is about as bad as anything I want to do anymore even on a modern...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
Supershaft, thanks for the input. I doubt I'll...

Supershaft, thanks for the input. I doubt I'll mess with the pegs though as my legs are so weak I seldom stand on the pegs. Most of my dirt riding until just recently has been on vintage British...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
I never found any of Blaine's pictures in the...

I never found any of Blaine's pictures in the dirt but did find his thread on rebuilding his R90. Anyway, I'm thinking of putting TKC80s on for the ride. I'd also like to change the bars as it...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
Thanks hardwaregrrl, I'll do a search to see if I...

Thanks hardwaregrrl, I'll do a search to see if I can find his pictures and info.

Norm
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
Thanks Rucksta, I wonder if the R65 is much...

Thanks Rucksta, I wonder if the R65 is much lighter than the R90?

I'd be interested in finding a good R80GS, but they have gone up pretty good in price, and now that I'm over 80 I think I...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,128
Posted By BeenThere
Dirt riding an R90/6?

Our vintage club is going to do a dual sport ride for those with vintage dual sport bikes. My dual sport bike is a modern KLX250s, but I'm wondering if I put good dirt worthy tires on my '76 R90/6...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
I also found a lack of space to mount my...

I also found a lack of space to mount my handguards on the stock bars. I bought aftermarket bars which are much lighter, less apt to break in a fall, and have better space for mounting stuff.

Norm
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,451
Posted By BeenThere
I don't know if this could have any interest to...

I don't know if this could have any interest to those trying to get a permit or not, but nearly all the model clubs flying on private or public lands have liability insurance through the AMA,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8,069
Views: 2,196,211
Posted By BeenThere
Only time I've found this to be an issue on a...

Only time I've found this to be an issue on a bike was when riding with a large group, which is one reason I avoid riding with large groups now.

When I travel in an RV I'm very alert to whether or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
Oil filter spring

The two ways I've read about doing the spring is to enlarge it some so it will be held in place, or use a little grease to hold it in place. Enlarging didn't work for me, but the grease did.

Norm
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
Well I did have a TR3 back in the 60s, but my...

Well I did have a TR3 back in the 60s, but my TR6C was a Triumph twin 650 motorcycle, kind of a what the modern Triumph scrambler is based on.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
I'd also break the axle nuts loose then retighten...

I'd also break the axle nuts loose then retighten them just to make sure the factory or someone hasn't tightened them to the point that you can't break them loose with the short wrenches you're...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 587,312
Posted By BeenThere
I could use the guards but don't have anything to...

I could use the guards but don't have anything to trade. I'd be interested if you decide to sell them.

Norm
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 2,421,692
Posted By BeenThere
This was over a year ago and things might have...

This was over a year ago and things might have change. I started to order the Unabiker guards but it didn't look like their order site was secure so I bought the TurboCity ones instead. They fit...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By BeenThere
First thing I'd try is just a new plug. Plugs do...

First thing I'd try is just a new plug. Plugs do go bad, sometimes with very low mileage on them.

Norm
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,460
Posted By BeenThere
There are several sources of parts for vintage...

There are several sources of parts for vintage British bikes. I've used several but personally like Rabers the best. http://www.rabers.com/

Another vendor I've used with good results was: ...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By BeenThere
"I've never need to lift mine. Any center stand...

"I've never need to lift mine. Any center stand work is done while on the side stand."

That might work for what I want to do. I'll find out when I get it up on the lift table.

Norm
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By BeenThere
The deep sump was put on prior to August 1991 but...

The deep sump was put on prior to August 1991 but the records don't name the brand.

I have a Harbor Freight lift table, (practically worn out from use), as my son and I have five bikes each, many...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By BeenThere
A thank you to everyone for their opinions. Not...

A thank you to everyone for their opinions. Not sure how I'll end up doing it, but don't expect it to be a problem whichever way I go with the jack. I've jacked up my 550 lb. Moto Guzzi using the...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By BeenThere
Been poking around over in the BMWOG forum and...

Been poking around over in the BMWOG forum and found a thread on jacking. Nothing conclusive. Some say they have jacked using the oil pan while others say they don't think it's a good idea.

No...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By BeenThere
Just got what you see. Bike has 80,000 miles on...

Just got what you see. Bike has 80,000 miles on it and has had many things done to it over the years.
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