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Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 469,795
Posted By georgej
tank cover

Hey Gary that tank cover may not be correst for that bike.I had one on a /5 large tank and on a /7.They are supposed to fit very snug to the tank.
George
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 208,420
Posted By georgej
I like that Yamaha also very nicely done.It's the...

I like that Yamaha also very nicely done.It's the same color as my '77 Bonneville.I will disagree on the reliability issue. My Triumph has never left me stranded and always starts.
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By georgej
I replaced a lot of the hardware on my RS with...

I replaced a lot of the hardware on my RS with stainless fasteners from Hucky's BMW parts.I thought the prices were very reasonable.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 89,618
Posted By georgej
I currently ride a '78 R100RS and a '78 R80/7.I...

I currently ride a '78 R100RS and a '78 R80/7.I was thinking of getting something more modern and test rode an F800ST and GT.I liked them both and for my type and style of riding thought there was...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By georgej
I have the seat from my RS.I replaced it with a...

I have the seat from my RS.I replaced it with a new repro.It has some weld repairs and the pan is a little rusty.Still presentable and functional.I only replace it because I did a full restoration.I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By georgej
Terry,who goes by Wirespokes on the forums...

Terry,who goes by Wirespokes on the forums here.He repaired my speedo/odometer.Great guy,does good work.
George
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By georgej
T140 Scrambler Post

I'm looking for a post on a modified 1976 or 1977 Triumph,the bike was green.it was a custom off road scrambler type.I've searched just about every forum here and cannot find anything.Does anyone...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,988
Posted By georgej
That's a nice collection of bikes you have.I...

That's a nice collection of bikes you have.I guess I have some catching up to do.I only have two BMW's and a '77 Bonneville in my stable.
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By georgej
Those look different than the typical Krauser...

Those look different than the typical Krauser mounts to me.One thing I noticed is the seat belt type tab is welded on.All the ones I have seen bolt on.Look at the parts fiche at Max BMW.The tab is a...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,110
Posted By georgej
Rs

Nice bike you found there Vic.That color with the red pinstripes in one of my favorites.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By georgej
I think the problem would be the gas tank.The...

I think the problem would be the gas tank.The R90/6 has a different tank than an R90S.
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By georgej
I guess one way to see the what the value or...

I guess one way to see the what the value or market price of the bike would be to put it on ebay,see what the bids go up to.My guess would be $4500 give or take.
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,732
Posted By georgej
What kind of mufflers are these? They look...

What kind of mufflers are these?

They look like MAC whispertones.
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By georgej
I wonder what it would cost to ship it to upstate...

I wonder what it would cost to ship it to upstate NY.
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By georgej
Sorry I just caught the pic link.

Sorry I just caught the pic link.
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By georgej
I guess one might be better than none. The...

I guess one might be better than none. The previous owner of my RS chromed the tops.Would you sell just the top and how much?Can I see a pictures of it?
George
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By georgej
Do you have the tops to the carbs? George

Do you have the tops to the carbs?
George
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,723
Posted By georgej
I was looking at an XL250 with that tall front...

I was looking at an XL250 with that tall front wheels and the owner told me he would climd/ride over logs with that bike.I'm going to take a look at the bike.It's stock,complete,titled and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,723
Posted By georgej
Are 23 inches really that bad?

I've searched through the forum and read mostly bad things about the 23" front wheel on an XL500S.Are these things really that bad off road?
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7,148
Views: 1,035,326
Posted By georgej
Cost of repair?

Can anyone tell me what it might cost to repair a spring on the shifter of an NX250.I'm thinking of buying this bike and the owner tells me the spring is broke on the shifter so you have to put the...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,729
Posted By georgej
I have two Airheads,a '78 R80/7 and a...

I have two Airheads,a '78 R80/7 and a '78R100RS.My British bike is a '77 Bonneville,sifts on the left like my Airheads.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-02-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By georgej
Nice bike. I just picked up a '74,no title but...

Nice bike. I just picked up a '74,no title but she runs and is complete,even has the tool kit under the seat. The kick starter on mine gets stuck sometimes.i'll be doing some work to it over the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By georgej
I got the bike,paid $500 for it. I started a new...

I got the bike,paid $500 for it. I started a new thread stating I got this bike and probably shouldn't have(started a new thread).i apologize in advance to those I have annoyed or offended.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By georgej
I guess just the two.See I'm not too dumb.I can...

I guess just the two.See I'm not too dumb.I can count to two.Watch how you talk about my bike,she's a collector item you know.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By georgej
My DT400

I picked up a 1974 DT400 today,She's complete and was running until the previous owner let his hand off the clutch, while the bike was at idle.He gave it some throttle thinking it was in neutral.Now...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By georgej
The seller claims the guy he bought it from can't...

The seller claims the guy he bought it from can't find the title.It wasn't running right and he wanted to get ride of it. Seller bought it,rebuilt the carb,replaced the woodruff key and is now...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By georgej
Dt400

Is a DT400 considered a Thumper? It's a single cylinder. I have a chance to get one for $800,no title though.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-04-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By georgej
1974 dt400

I have a chance to get a DT400 for $800. the bike is stock and running. The owner tells me the woodruff key broke and he replaced it and it broke again.He replaced it again and said the problem is...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,346
Posted By georgej
Congratulations on the R60,I like those.I have...

Congratulations on the R60,I like those.I have two 1978's myself an R80 and an R100RS.Looks like I got some catching up to do.I have the sickness.I also enjoy reading your posts on your rebuilds.Very...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12,870
Views: 1,228,287
Posted By georgej
I'm going to check with the DMV,see if i can get...

I'm going to check with the DMV,see if i can get a title and put it on the road.Hopefully I can,it looks like a nice bike with the only known fault being no title.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12,870
Views: 1,228,287
Posted By georgej
1987 KLR 650--opinions?

I have a chance to buy this bike for $1100,clean all there.Run good.No title is the only problem.Are the '87's pretty much the same as the other years up until the newest ones with the larger fairing?
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By georgej
Like I said in my original post.Mainly dirt roads...

Like I said in my original post.Mainly dirt roads and some woods.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By georgej
Dual shock thumper dual sport

I've been looking for a dual shock on/off road bike since I stupidly sold my XT500.I found a pretty nice 1980 Honda XL250 in my area.I'm thinking the 250 will do for what I want the bike for.Dirt...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By georgej
Have you tried Motobins.I'm sure they would have...

Have you tried Motobins.I'm sure they would have it.
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By georgej
I have two complete sets,headers,crossover and...

I have two complete sets,headers,crossover and mufflers.One is original from my '78R00RS,the other is an emgo replacement with about 300 miles use. I'm got a used stainless steel exhaust complete.Pm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12,769
Views: 1,190,582
Posted By georgej
Yup,that's what did it.The u-joint.All I can say...

Yup,that's what did it.The u-joint.All I can say is what a stupid place to put the sparkplug.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12,769
Views: 1,190,582
Posted By georgej
I would if I had a tool kit.This is all part of...

I would if I had a tool kit.This is all part of the fun of it right.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12,769
Views: 1,190,582
Posted By georgej
Removing the sparkplug

I'll admit i'm not a great mechanic,and I usually seem to figure things out. But.....what is the trick to getting the sparkplug out?I can get the socket on it but can't fit the ratchet handle onto...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12,769
Views: 1,190,582
Posted By georgej
How much is too much?

I picked up my '84 XL600 for $1000,running and complete with a title.I've just started to dig into things and as usual there is more to be done and spent on the bike than originally planned. I just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12,769
Views: 1,190,582
Posted By georgej
I'm not too awful worried about the black on the...

I'm not too awful worried about the black on the frame.I'm more concerned about the black on the carbs and making sure all the cables and front brake line is good.The bike doesn't look that bad.As...
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