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Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
CA Title, take 2

Well, I got the corrected CA Title today. Time to get off the dime and start working on PROJECT-TT (Toaster Tank).
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
I've already been through the hard part, just a...

I've already been through the hard part, just a simple typo this go around. Should be fine... but then again, these ARE under payed, under appreciated government workers after all. :tb
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
CA Title Re-Do

Well, my joy was premature...:huh Seems the CA DMV did a typo on my Title, the engine number xxxxx58 was typed in the Title as xxxx59, D'Oh! So, now I'm waiting (again) for my "corrected" CA DMV...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By TINK
Capital Cycle carries them too under the BMW part...

Capital Cycle carries them too under the BMW part number 32 72 2 072 223

http://www.capitalcycle.com/

My wedge experience >...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,058
Posted By TINK
+1 Pilot Activ

I put a pair of PA on my R100S 4K miles ago and love them.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 645,157
Posted By TINK
Yes, engine guards are Honda OEM accessory > ...

Yes, engine guards are Honda OEM accessory > http://powersports.honda.com/documentum/MW01/08P70-MGC-N20.pdf

http://www.photosbytink.com/cb1100/images/image/08_CB1100_2014-08-15_1302_resize.JPG
...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By TINK
+1 Michelin Pilot Activ

I'm running the Michelin Pilot Activ on my 1979 R100S (formerly a R100RT) and love them. I live in Los Angeles and the Michelin's do great on the rain grove freeways, i.e. no wiggling.

Had the...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 82,350
Posted By TINK
EZ Pull Spring for my BING Carbs

It's been some time since I've updated the PROJECT-S thread... :1drink

The latest upgrade was a pair of EZ Pull Carb Springs > http://www.bmwthrottlesprings.com/

I stumbled across the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 645,157
Posted By TINK
Tink's 2014 CB1100 Deluxe

I'm at 1,500 miles on my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe and loving it!

http://www.photosbytink.com/cb1100/images/image/15_ivy_8663_resize.JPG

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By TINK
:cry Can't make it... have fun for me everyone....

:cry Can't make it... have fun for me everyone. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Tires and a Battery... the basics

READY TO RUMBLE!!!

Placed my first parts order for Project Toaster Tank; a pair of Michelin Pilot Activ (3.25/19 front, 4.00/18 rear) and fresh IRC tubes, both from www.americanmototire.com...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By TINK
Cheap Insurance

Replace the rear main seal and the oil pump cover o-ring while you're in there, it's cheap insurance.

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By TINK
I have the Cycle Works wrench. I like the fact...

I have the Cycle Works wrench. I like the fact that it does not take up much space in my tool box, and it's built like a Panzer!

EXHAUST NUT WRENCH - ALL AIRHEADS $34.00
...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Thumb CA Title in Hand

IT'S HERE! I have an official state of California Title :deal for my 1973 BMW R60/5 Toaster Tank. :clap

Let the games begin... :freaky

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,731
Posted By TINK
Avon AM26 Roadrider

I initially tried the Avon AM26 Roadrider on my PROJECT-S http://www.photosbytink.com/bmw/

Took them off after 1,000 miles...
Front wanted to follow the freeway rain groves (I live in So Cal)....
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6,858
Views: 1,352,627
Posted By TINK
Dig that funky headlight, baby... now that's...

Dig that funky headlight, baby... now that's retro :D
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,675
Posted By TINK
P R O J E C T "Toaster Tank" missing links...

I do have all the bits to put Humpty Dumpty back together again... including her face (headlamp). :thumb
...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,675
Posted By TINK
P R O J E C T "Toaster Tank"

Very excited! Just picked up a 1973.5 LWB R60/5 Toaster Tank :clap

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999895
...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
24,447 Original Miles

Low mile BMW...

http://www.photosbytink.com/R60-5_Speedo_24,447.jpg

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
$2053.70 Out the Door

Found the original invoice...

http://www.photosbytink.com/R60-5_Invoice.jpg


Hmmmm, 1973 I was in Germany... hanging out with my U.S. Army buddies... :freaky That means I was in The Father...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Service Record

Found the service record for my R60/5...
http://www.photosbytink.com/R60-5_ServiceRecord.jpg

After 39 years and with 24,446 on the odometer I suspect the 24 000 miles Service is going to be a...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
CB1100 Mods Complete

Okay; while we're all waiting for the R60/5 Toaster Tank Project to begin... :lurk

Here's another photo of my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe with all the mods applied:...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
DMV Step 1, almost complete

I got the receipt from the CA DMV for the title. Should receive the actual CA title in the mail in a few weeks. Once I have title in hand... let the games begin! :rilla
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
DMV Update...

Well, I filled out all the DMV forms :deal, had to go back to got the seller to sign several pieces of paper. Turned everything over to Brunnworth Registration in Huntington Beach (thanks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By TINK
Question Grandpa need long term storage near PDX

Does anyone in the Portland area know of a storage space near PDX where I can park my 2004 DL650 Wee-Strom? I live in Southern California and have family in Corvallis (grandchildren) and Seattle...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
samthg, Could be the 4 into 4 pipes were...

samthg,
Could be the 4 into 4 pipes were purchased from a Japan source. I've seen them on the web, very sexy, but very costly $$$$$.
TINK
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Meanwhile, Back at The Ranch...

Nothing to do with the Toaster Tank project... but had to share; my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe finally arrived today!
...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
DMV Saga Begins...

Lesson #1: AAA does not handle out of system motorcycles any more. Out of system "vehicles", yes, but not motorcycles, They used to, but not any more.

Lesson #2: I have the original title, but it...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Krauser Bags

I still have the Krauser bags from the R100RT that I think would look perfect on the R60/5. :thumb

http://www.photosbytink.com/project-s/images/image/22_22_R100RT_0004_8x12print_750pix.JPG
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Groop, The bike is a 100% CA bike, have the...

Groop,

The bike is a 100% CA bike, have the original CA title. It was originally purchased at Brown's in Pomona. I have the 1979 registration tag and the original blue plate as listed on the...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,706
Posted By TINK
American Motorcycle Tire "Search by Tire Size"

Try the American Motorcycle Tire (http://www.americanmototire.com/catalog/) web site's "Search by Tire Size" feature and you will find all the available tires for 3.25-19 and 4.00-18. I prefer the...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Going for a ride... sort of ;-)

Yep, tossed the Toaster in the ol' pickup truck and took her down to the Vintage Bike OC meet today to show off my new (to me) barn find. :rayof...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,126
Posted By TINK
Once a Seattleite, always a Seattleite

I was born and raised in Seattle, Greenlake area.
There used to be a BMW shop on Aurora at about 81st (maybe?) that I would stop by as a kid to look at the strange German bikes.
I'm in So Cal now,...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6,858
Views: 1,352,627
Posted By TINK
P R O J E C T "Toaster Tank"

Just picked up this 1973 LWB R60/5 Toaster Tank. Follow my restoration here > http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999895
...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Why thanks Kai Ju-san. That is oh so considerate...

Why thanks Kai Ju-san. That is oh so considerate of you to want to dispose of that unsightly oversize oil pan for me. I've been concerned about the excess oil I it would require to fill that oversize...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Front Turn Signal Brackets

The two front turn signal brackets are in the box :thumb, and a good thing they are because they are $63/each new. :eek1
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Deep Dish

Did anyone notice the deep dish oil pan? :augie
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t31.0-8/10580913_10203396861579882_2096940591058236215_o.jpg

TINK
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Houston, we have A I R

Took the wheels off an stuffed new tubes in the old rotten tires. Just wanted to be able to push the bike around the garage without grunting so much.

Good news, rear splines look good as new....
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Wires Everywhere... Why?

In the Box-O-Stuff, Bill, there was a second ign switch plate and a set of handlebar switches that look new, or almost new.

I'm already thinking of converting the ign switch over to a Rocky Point...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,954
Posted By TINK
Glamor Shots

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10547775_10203392653354679_6090013611893033475_o.jpg
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