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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 896
Posted By bmwrench
Cutter does indeed know where the bodies are...

Cutter does indeed know where the bodies are buried. Unfortunately, there's virtually no one left from when he (and I) were dealing with BMWNA.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By bmwrench
Maxes 'fiche is nearly the same as the one...

Maxes 'fiche is nearly the same as the one dealers use, and they show no sign of stopping. BMW parts prices change daily-or so it seems-so an app makes little sense to me. If you have access to the...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 896
Posted By bmwrench
When I was dealer wrench, last at Bobs BMW, we...

When I was dealer wrench, last at Bobs BMW, we were still replacing wheels under the recall as late as 2008. Whatever dealer you choose, the service manager may have to speak with his rep at BMWNA. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,067
Posted By bmwrench
Cigars-Do I see an illustration on the packaging...

Cigars-Do I see an illustration on the packaging that indicates a ring expander should not be used?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,067
Posted By bmwrench
Look closely at the outside of the ring. One edge...

Look closely at the outside of the ring. One edge will have a bevel ground into it. This faces up.

If you are using the original iron bore cylinders, you'd be better served to use 3-piece oil...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By bmwrench
They are quieter with fewer discs, but this is...

They are quieter with fewer discs, but this is almost certainly holding you back. Tom Cutter once said in answer to a question about Supertrapps, "Coat the screws with anti-seize and torque them to...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By bmwrench
I'm not a fan of any post-"classic" K-Bike, but...

I'm not a fan of any post-"classic" K-Bike, but this puzzled me: "I test rode a r1200gs adventure a few years ago and really liked it. It was so tall that I was on the balls of my feet at a stop...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By bmwrench
How about putting '81 on R65 cylinders and heads...

How about putting '81 on R65 cylinders and heads on the R45? Those year R65s are quick and fun.
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,511
Posted By bmwrench
What's wrong with being an immature jerk?

What's wrong with being an immature jerk?
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By bmwrench
Tire rotation direction is usually based on the...

Tire rotation direction is usually based on the strength characteristics of the tire. The front needs to be able to tolerate braking and the rear, acceleration. Thus, if you are running a front...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By bmwrench
I scrape what's left of the old gasket off with a...

I scrape what's left of the old gasket off with a knife. This is the worst part of the job. When I have as much of it off as patience allows, I use an exhaust pipe expander until the gaskets will...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By bmwrench
They're a very nice color, although the shell on...

They're a very nice color, although the shell on the right one appears to show oil consumption The deposits puzzle me, really looking like aluminum. I'd be looking down the plug holes with a...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By bmwrench
Yep, that's me.

Yep, that's me.
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By bmwrench
If that color is Henna Red, it's painted like a...

If that color is Henna Red, it's painted like a Canadian bike.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By bmwrench
Since we've drifted into aftermarket solutions, I...

Since we've drifted into aftermarket solutions, I offer a 92mm piston set for R90s.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By bmwrench
You'll need to find a machinist who likes his...

You'll need to find a machinist who likes his work and motor vehicles. They're out there, and once you've found one, you'll think of all kinds of projects for him.
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By bmwrench
The RS fairing is wonderful. If you find it too...

The RS fairing is wonderful. If you find it too warm in summer, remove the lowers. I did this for years.
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,082
Posted By bmwrench
Does this system fire all plugs at once? If so,...

Does this system fire all plugs at once? If so, do you have the coil outputs arranged so that a coil fires one plug in each cylinder?

Do you have the correct, non-resistor spark plugs?

...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By bmwrench
They stiffen the panel.

They stiffen the panel.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By bmwrench
Unfortunately, they are so far no more valuable...

Unfortunately, they are so far no more valuable than other '77 Bonnevilles. Triumph built too many of them to make them really collectible.
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By bmwrench
I can read you lappers and moaners like a 336...

I can read you lappers and moaners like a 336 cam.:rofl
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By bmwrench
Sorry, I couldn't resist. At 5000 feet, you do...

Sorry, I couldn't resist. At 5000 feet, you do need to compensate. I'd get a set of AB 250 and AB 255 needle jets. Main jetting is too rich on most bikes with these carbs even at sea level, so...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By bmwrench
It needs to go in flush with the body. It's not...

It needs to go in flush with the body. It's not easy. I used a cylindrical device that matched the OD of the dust excluder and drove it in with something that fits inside the bore of the opposite...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By bmwrench
Three posts on Dell'ortos and no SuperShaft?

Three posts on Dell'ortos and no SuperShaft?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By bmwrench
That's some shop!

That's some shop!
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By bmwrench
All R100s built for '81-'84 model years had 40mm...

All R100s built for '81-'84 model years had 40mm carbs. The non-faired bikes sold in the US were sold as R100. No "T"
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,408
Posted By bmwrench
Remove the two screws that retain the cam...

Remove the two screws that retain the cam bushing, then remove the cam as an assembly. You will need to remove the pushrods and rotate the cam to get the lifters out of the way. Since this appears...
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By bmwrench
Where is this guy?

Where is this guy?
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,579
Posted By bmwrench
The o-ring groove won't cause a problem. Do a...

The o-ring groove won't cause a problem. Do a trial fit without the piston, holding the cylinder against the case. See if you can slide a small-.010" feeler gauge between the cylinder base and...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By bmwrench
Nice! You just need to hide the Dyna box;...

Nice! You just need to hide the Dyna box; there's room behind the coils if you slide them forward a bit.

Those anodized San Jose rearsets are unobtanium. Hang on to tham.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By bmwrench
One is spinning hopelessly. The other is...

One is spinning hopelessly. The other is standing still.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,579
Posted By bmwrench
Early Nikasil cylinders will bolt up to any '76...

Early Nikasil cylinders will bolt up to any '76 and later case. Later-and this is the nebulous part-BMW (or whoever made their cylinders) left a step just below the base gasket which has a slightly...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By bmwrench
You have an oil control problem. That's the wet,...

You have an oil control problem. That's the wet, black carbon at the bottom of the chamber. I'd replace the rings and have a look at valve stem to guide clearance.
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By bmwrench
Got a picture of the stand?

Got a picture of the stand?
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By bmwrench
Have you tried a new bulb?

Have you tried a new bulb?
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By bmwrench
Is the Reynolds stand new to your bike?

Is the Reynolds stand new to your bike?
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By bmwrench
If you do it "by the book", you'll need to pull...

If you do it "by the book", you'll need to pull the motor, because the camshaft, chain, and crank sprocket are supposed to be removed simultaneously. However, If you use a chain with master link,...
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By bmwrench
The intent of the output shaft seal in...

The intent of the output shaft seal in non-Paralever bike is to keep the driveshaft oil in the swingarm and out of the gearbox. It will probably do no harm to leave it as you have installed it. If,...
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,718
Posted By bmwrench
I love the "pesky R65" caveat.

I love the "pesky R65" caveat.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By bmwrench
I think your problem is in the ignition switch. ...

I think your problem is in the ignition switch. Pull the tank and find the harness from the switch, then jump the red wire to the green at the main harness. See if it will start and run.
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