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Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,679
Posted By holdmybeer
One section of Rt 66 worth seeing is from Kingman...

One section of Rt 66 worth seeing is from Kingman to Ash fork.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,628
Posted By holdmybeer
"1982 R80G/S with an unoriginal headlight and...

"1982 R80G/S with an unoriginal headlight and instruments". Pics would be nice. Makes me wonder if this an ST??
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6,887
Views: 1,358,592
Posted By holdmybeer
83 R80g/s

Somtimes it looks like this...
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8196/8435736138_01031889fc_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/9762653@N07/8435736138/)

somtimes like this...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,310
Posted By holdmybeer
Next step: Disconnect the battery so you don’t...

Next step: Disconnect the battery so you don’t fry anything, then remove the front cover to get at the rotor. Isolate the brushes, I just lift brushes a little bit and slide a toothpick in between...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,310
Posted By holdmybeer
Just dealt with this too, no generator light with...

Just dealt with this too, no generator light with ignition on, bulb was OK, checked resistance on rotor slip rings, yup, bad rotor, again (2<SUP>nd</SUP> time). The only charging failures I’ve ever...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,489
Posted By holdmybeer
+1 Had a oil temp gage on my R80g/s, it...

+1

Had a oil temp gage on my R80g/s, it ran hot (+ 250 at speed) took the gage off, it doesn't run hot anymore:lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,097
Posted By holdmybeer
Just remembered, I wanted to be a SLOB,(support...

Just remembered, I wanted to be a SLOB,(support locally owned businesses) checked 2 local places (<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,097
Posted By holdmybeer
83 R80g/s, Had to shim alittle bit, mostly on the...

83 R80g/s, Had to shim alittle bit, mostly on the bottom to make the straps tight. Just used some dense rubber 1/8" sheeting I had.

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Forum: Airheads 08-24-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,097
Posted By holdmybeer
Got tired of forking out $100 + for a “good”...

Got tired of forking out $100 + for a “good” battery ( BMW) to have it last 2 years,. So I tried a UB12220, it lasted 3.5 years. Just replaced it with a new one for $44 delivered.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,321
Posted By holdmybeer
Check your valve adjustments, if there is no gap...

Check your valve adjustments, if there is no gap they can be a bear to start. Tight valves can = low or no compression.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By holdmybeer
Center console

PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By holdmybeer
lens

PM sent
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By holdmybeer
lens

I think I have one from a 92 gspd, I'll check when I get home tonight and let you know. Pat
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,485
Posted By holdmybeer
I ride my 06 gs back and forth to work often,...

I ride my 06 gs back and forth to work often, about a 10-15 min one way trip. When I get home I plug it in. Last year I was not pluggin in and found myself stranded at work one cold fall afternoon...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By holdmybeer
I have an 83 R80G/S that the PO upgraded to a...

I have an 83 R80G/S that the PO upgraded to a 1000cc and I like it. It does vibrate more, but the power increase is worth it in my opinion. Sounds like you already have the parts to make it happen....
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 207,313
Posted By holdmybeer
I have the same angled ones on my PD tank. I...

I have the same angled ones on my PD tank. I believe they are the correct ones.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,130
Posted By holdmybeer
Oil cooler article

Here's an article about oil coolers...http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/coolers.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By holdmybeer
Filter

Got a Purolator filter # ??
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By holdmybeer
Well Allright then, I won't mod the sleeve, but I...

Well Allright then, I won't mod the sleeve, but I may need to cut a little more fender to keep the sleeve from rubbing. Thanks much, pic helps alot!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By holdmybeer
Talking Is your Indian name "Favors the underdog"...

Is your Indian name "Favors the underdog" :)
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By holdmybeer
Question Ohlins shock sleeve for BM317 R80g/s

I just got an Ohlins neoprene shock cover for my new Ohlins rear shock. It's quit a bit longer than the BM317 shock for the g/s, by about 3 inches. Was told there is a cover for the rear and a cover...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 134,564
Posted By holdmybeer
R80g/s

Hi Dan, I'm in need of a new rear shock for my 83 r80/gs. What's the Ohlins option? (46PRC??) What other info do you from me at this time?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,414
Posted By holdmybeer
I concur with AW, I've got an 83g/s w/ 1000cc kit...

I concur with AW, I've got an 83g/s w/ 1000cc kit and I get 40 to 45 mpg as long as I keep it under 70. In 5 gear: 4000 rpm - 62mph 4500 rpm - 70 mph 5000 rpm - 77mph. I hate riding freeways, stick...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By holdmybeer
Question 06 R12GS Final Drive oil change option

Has anyone tried sticking a hose into the “drain hole” of the final drive and then, using a syringe, draw out the oil? If the quantity of FD oil is known you could measure the amount removed to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By holdmybeer
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=245456&highlight=ring+antenna

Check this thread. I don't know if the 1150's have one.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By holdmybeer
"(Improved unit is black, part # 16147720776)" ...

"(Improved unit is black, part # 16147720776)" found that on one of your past replies. Thank you Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By holdmybeer
Talking I just checked, my ring antenna PN is...

I just checked, my ring antenna PN is 61357671272. Prone to failure? So for $30 order the 247.

Jetspeed, do you carry a spare FP controller or a FP jumper? If spare FP controller, this PN...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By holdmybeer
Question Spare part to carry?

I'm thinking about ordering a couple spare parts for my 06 12GS, you know the ones, ring antenna and fuel pump electronics module. Just wanted to verify part #'s prior to ordering.
Ring Antenna:...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By holdmybeer
Question Torx

OK, I just bought and 06 R1200gs, what are all the Torx sizes needed???
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,731
Posted By holdmybeer
Damn near my bikes twin! ...

Damn near my bikes twin!
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/3161052600_a69ded76fa.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,009
Posted By holdmybeer
Wicked I like it!! If I didn't already own a 83 g/s with...

I like it!! If I didn't already own a 83 g/s with a blue PD tank I'd buy it. OK, I'd probably put a solo seat on it and maybe and S fairing:wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By holdmybeer
Thanks for the info, it's off to visit my buddy...

Thanks for the info, it's off to visit my buddy with air tools!! Maybe next time I'll use the small drain plug:doh
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By holdmybeer
Large allen bolt #10.

Large allen bolt #10.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By holdmybeer
Question 82 R100 Fork Oil change

I recently changed the fork oil, now I can't seem to get the drain screw plug on the left side to tighten up. The rod it screws into keeps spinning. I've tried compressing the front forks, but it...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By holdmybeer
R100gs gas tank

A friend of mine is parting out a R100gs, has the tank listed on ebay.
Just type in "bmw r100gs gas tank", red one located in AZ.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,942
Posted By holdmybeer
Laugh Great job

I also have a blue 83 g/s, just like the looks of them, it's nice to see another one brought back to life. Do have a part # for that Harley coil? I think my coil is the stock original one, haven't...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 179,512
Posted By holdmybeer
Laugh Oil cooler

I don't currently have an oil cooler on mine, but I've seriously thought about putting one on. Mine was upgraded to 1000cc by the PO and has an oil temp gauge. I regularly see 250F + temps when...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 179,512
Posted By holdmybeer
Eek R80 g/s's in Italy

Came across these while in Italy in 2006.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3348/3179299531_041374e199.jpg
This one was in Rome. :1drink
...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6,887
Views: 1,358,592
Posted By holdmybeer
My 83 R80g/s/s PD ...

My 83 R80g/s/s PD

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/3161052600_a69ded76fa.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 179,512
Posted By holdmybeer
1983 R80g/s Vin #2831

Here's a couples of pics of my "R80/100g/s/s PD". I bought this from the original owner about 6 years ago with 9200 mls on it. Has about 45k now.

2005 Alaska trip
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