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Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By OLD GREEN
My thought is that unless it comes with...

My thought is that unless it comes with documentation of recent top end work or other major service, $2,500 would be a bit high. It's bound to need some attention at that milage. It's missing the RT...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By OLD GREEN
Today there seems to be a forum for everything,...

Today there seems to be a forum for everything, it never ceases to amaze me. If a guy is at all mechanically inclined he can find the info to fix anything. Running a one man shop with mostly...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,988
Views: 922,425
Posted By OLD GREEN
Picked this one up about a year ago, I might try...

Picked this one up about a year ago, I might try and get it going this year to tear up some back roads.

As you can see, Josie is not too impressed with the straight pipes.:lol3

...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,631,114
Posted By OLD GREEN
My first Airhead, sadly she had to go a few years...

My first Airhead, sadly she had to go a few years ago.:cry Still got the pick up though.


http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-vTk6tfc/0/L/IMG_0993-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By OLD GREEN
At that price I wouldn't of even let anybody else...

At that price I wouldn't of even let anybody else on the board get wind of it until it was sitting in my shop.:lol3 Seriously though, a decent tank and seat would fetch that much on ebay. In my mind...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By OLD GREEN
I feel the same way about a conversion but then...

I feel the same way about a conversion but then I ended up with this. Hmmm... now what to do? :wink:



http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-SN9tHkD/0/L/IMG_0016-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well there you go, I learned something new today....

Well there you go, I learned something new today. Thanks CD:lol3

Pokie, I'd still say you are pretty good. I didn't know anything about the brake lever brace.

Was it only the S variety that got...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow! I'd be more than happy to send you some more...

Wow! I'd be more than happy to send you some more Detroit iron if you one of those Vincent's my way.:D
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By OLD GREEN
I say go for it, what's the worst that could...

I say go for it, what's the worst that could happen? As long as you don't over pay you should be able to get your money back if you decide it's not your cup of tea.

It is amazing how many of the...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, I guess you really do learn something new...

Wow, I guess you really do learn something new every day. Thanks for the info guys, it's one more little tidbit of knowledge I'll file away for when I replace the coil on my new to me R69 next...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,397
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, that is coming along fine. Great job! ...

Wow, that is coming along fine. Great job! Looking back at what you started with I'm sure many a restorer would have passed on that project. Kudos to you for for sticking with it.

About the cost...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,229
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 234,930
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yeah, I'm not sure how I'll ever get any work...

Yeah, I'm not sure how I'll ever get any work done between now and then?:lol3

And about Max and Hucky, Since I started playing with airheads I've spent more money at both of them than I would ever...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,229
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 234,930
Posted By OLD GREEN
Many thanks gents, keep the info flowing. ...

Many thanks gents, keep the info flowing.

It is kind of strange that the factory would tool up to drill holes in the headlight ears for 1969 and then do away with it for 70-71 only to go back and...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By OLD GREEN
I feel your pain brother, this one found me...

I feel your pain brother, this one found me recently.


\http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-SN9tHkD/0/L/IMG_0016-L.jpg (http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-SN9tHkD/A)



That's a nice RT by...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,229
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 234,930
Posted By OLD GREEN
Sooo, I've been staring at these pictures...

Sooo, I've been staring at these pictures multiple times a day (as I probably will every until June rolls around :D) and I've been comparing with photos of other R69's. It looks like in the photo...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,229
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 234,930
Posted By OLD GREEN
Oh yeah, I'm aware of the slingers issue on...

Oh yeah, I'm aware of the slingers issue on theses old bikes. Aside from following this thread since it's inception, I actually just re-read all 146 pages of it over the past two weeks. The engine...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,229
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 234,930
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well after years of reading, I finally have...

Well after years of reading, I finally have something to contribute to this thread. I was forwarded an email about two weeks ago from a friend of mine who knows I'm into old BMW's and knows that I...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,133
Posted By OLD GREEN
Thanks Faza, that thing is pretty rad. A little...

Thanks Faza, that thing is pretty rad. A little Mad Maxy but way cool!

There are a lot of awesome bikes in this thread already, keep em coming.:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By OLD GREEN
Alright, here we go. I'm posting just to add a...

Alright, here we go. I'm posting just to add a bit of closure to this thread before starting a new one. Thanks for all the info involving the R100RT, I'm sure one day I'll get one as I love riding...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, that's a really nice looking /6. It appears...

Wow, that's a really nice looking /6. It appears to have been well loved.

I returned your PM regarding the rack.
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By OLD GREEN
As the others have stated, that's a great deal....

As the others have stated, that's a great deal. I've been actively pursuing airheads in lower Michigan this spring and that's about the cheapest I've seen for anything, running or not.

Well worth...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,133
Posted By OLD GREEN
Faza, do you have any close up pictures of the...

Faza, do you have any close up pictures of the tail light, subframe area? Looks like you "caged" one of the tail lights, I like it.

I really like the fog light on the crash bar also. That could...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,133
Posted By OLD GREEN
:thumb:thumb Yes please.:clap

:thumb:thumb




Yes please.:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,133
Posted By OLD GREEN
It's hard for me to capture the metal flake on...

It's hard for me to capture the metal flake on film (well pixels...) and do it justice but I assure you it's a little over the top in person.:D It was my first time messing with the stuff, pin...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By OLD GREEN
Me thinks the M Roadster has four wheels CD.:D....

Me thinks the M Roadster has four wheels CD.:D. Depending on how he drives he should still maybe consider the helmet. :lol3

As to the original question, absolutely keep the airhead and then add a...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,631,114
Posted By OLD GREEN
That's a beautiful RT up above. I'm not normally...

That's a beautiful RT up above. I'm not normally into white vehicles but for some reason to my eye it just looks perfect on airhead RT's and RS's. I don't know, maybe it's the pearl.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,133
Posted By OLD GREEN
I'll play along, started life as a 1976 R90/6...

I'll play along, started life as a 1976 R90/6 with a good old Luftmeister. I added a R100RS dual disc set up, R90S fairing, cut down the Corbin dual seat, built the rear rack and tail light, added...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yeah, with just the lower it looks kind of neat....

Yeah, with just the lower it looks kind of neat. Very boat like... Reminds me of the Amphibicar but only a motorcycle version. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,030
Posted By OLD GREEN
It's like a resto-mod with those modern shoes,...

It's like a resto-mod with those modern shoes, it's pretty cool and works well. Good job!:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,631,114
Posted By OLD GREEN
All kidding aside, that bike came out pretty...

All kidding aside, that bike came out pretty cool. You did a great job on the smoke paint.:thumb
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By OLD GREEN
Ex Michigan boy here as well, I feel your pain. ...

Ex Michigan boy here as well, I feel your pain.

Up here in the great Northwest riding season never ends but you do have to keep a summer bike and a winter bike.
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yes, you are correct, It is a long wheelbase...

Yes, you are correct, It is a long wheelbase model. Looks like it could use a little welding on the center stand, a lot of them get holes worn through like that.

The bike looks like it could use...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,631,114
Posted By OLD GREEN
Is that the only year they offered th 90S with...

Is that the only year they offered th 90S with drum brakes at both ends?






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Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 44,125
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well it's been another two years Dude, are you...

Well it's been another two years Dude, are you riding one of these bikes yet or what?:ear:1drink
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,389
Posted By OLD GREEN
+1 . I'd love a set of those high pipes for one...

+1 . I'd love a set of those high pipes for one of my projects.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,304
Posted By OLD GREEN
If it were my bike and I planned on keeping it...

If it were my bike and I planned on keeping it (well, even if I planed on selling it for that matter) I would replace the piston. I would also be taking a real good look at the connecting rod and...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,389
Posted By OLD GREEN
Such a cool bike, that thing is bad ass! I love...

Such a cool bike, that thing is bad ass! I love seeing all the different iterations. I gotta say my favorite is the big tank with high pipes setup but they all look great.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 10,718,178
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, now there's a Guzzi I could get behind!

Wow, now there's a Guzzi I could get behind!
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By OLD GREEN
I don't know, I like the gold ones. Seems someone...

I don't know, I like the gold ones. Seems someone around here was gonna post up pics of a gold one they bought for their wife.:deal.






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Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looks like you've got a bit of a project on your...

Looks like you've got a bit of a project on your hands, nothing wrong with that.

Your bike actually looks to be a slash five series with a R75/6 engine installed in the frame.

My main go to for...
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