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Forum: Airheads Today, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Solo Lobo
How are the timing and points adjustment?

How are the timing and points adjustment?
Forum: Airheads Today, 10:10 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 40,376
Posted By Solo Lobo
Wanted: 1980's driver's foot peg rubbers

Looking for a used but serviceable BMW OEM 1980's set of driver's foot peg rubbers.

These are the ones that have a angled outside edge, are plain on the bottom and have the BMW logo cast into the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Had a few free minutes tonight ...

Had a few free minutes tonight

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1546_zpsjun5udnk.jpg

Primed, will paint 'em tomorrow
...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
I kept coming back to the image below and finally...

I kept coming back to the image below and finally figured out why it is so captivating.

If you want to see a perfect example of what really appreciating your Airhead looks like, look no further...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By Solo Lobo
I really like mine, but the change to the KTM...

I really like mine, but the change to the KTM forks is so radically different its hard to think the whole bike has been transformed....

Marcus Best rode around the world with a set... RDubb may...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Solo Lobo
http://www.laverdaforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=...

http://www.laverdaforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=89947.0

http://marzocchimoto.blogspot.com/p/ag-strada-kit-buy-it-now.html
...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Wooo hooo!! :clap

Wooo hooo!! :clap
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,860
Posted By Solo Lobo
:clap This tool? the uni-syn? ...

:clap

This tool? the uni-syn?

http://datsunroadsterranch.com/su-setup_files/uni_carb.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Solo Lobo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Solo Lobo
Touche!

Touche!
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Work for weeknights this week, rear-set rehab...

Work for weeknights this week, rear-set rehab (side stand as well).

One of the heim joints is frozen, so I have it soaking and hope it frees up... think I should replace both and make a new rod as...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Solo Lobo
Replacement spring for Brown side-stand?

Does anyone know a source for a replacement spring for a Brown side stand?

Sure, I can go to a local hardware store, but what other options exist?

The only think I find on google is this place...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Oh don't worry. I certainly will :evil

Oh don't worry. I certainly will :evil
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
A few random weekend shots: Charging voltage...

A few random weekend shots:

Charging voltage at ~3K :D

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1537_zpscgvdnttl.jpg

Check this out! Quietest airhead valves I have...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,081
Posted By Solo Lobo
The information below may be because of bad...

The information below may be because of bad lighting, poor eyesight or too weak a magnifying glass:

R65LS

VM36s
0.62 mains
"OE" pilot
6DH3 needles, second clip from top
159-02 needle jet...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Will do. I ran the LS for about 5 minutes...

Will do.

I ran the LS for about 5 minutes to get it up to temp, and it settled into a really nice ~900 RPM idle shortly after taking it off choke:clap
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Solo Lobo
Check with Dan Kyle Racing in CA.... they do...

Check with Dan Kyle Racing in CA.... they do group buys on Ohlins in the Vendor thread here often (and discount)

+1 for Ohlins!
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
No words necessary, just click on the small photo...

No words necessary, just click on the small photo below

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/th_IMG_1536_zpsepois5jl.mp4...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Yesterday's work... ran out of time for a...

Yesterday's work... ran out of time for a test-run...

Rebuilt the carbs...

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1517_zps5amogxch.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Just a quick proof of life experiment before I...

Just a quick proof of life experiment before I run out of LS time tonight.

This one's for you JJ!

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1507_zps7cg0jgi9.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Solo Lobo
I'm running a BMW 13mm on my R80G/S that has a...

I'm running a BMW 13mm on my R80G/S that has a KTM front end with a 30mm rotor and it's very good
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
I hope you are kidding AW :evil either that,...

I hope you are kidding AW :evil

either that, or you need to do some R65LS research...

http://bmw.mc.no/modell_historikk/r65ls.gif
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Home in 2.5 hours, up to my elbows in R65LS...

Home in 2.5 hours, up to my elbows in R65LS moments after that...

Here's another pore-cleaning shot from last weekend
...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,013
Posted By Solo Lobo
the recall docs are downloadable from snowbum's...

the recall docs are downloadable from snowbum's site
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Solo Lobo
Check the fuses

Check the fuses
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
That's a new one for me, but I'll check,...

That's a new one for me, but I'll check, photograph and report back:thumb
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,013
Posted By Solo Lobo
You are doing the right thing in going after the...

You are doing the right thing in going after the replacement, and I would do the same if I was in your place.

I would say not to expect the dealer's and the person on the phone at BMW NA to be...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,013
Posted By Solo Lobo
There is a possibility that the wheel on your...

There is a possibility that the wheel on your bike isn't the original and that the original was replaced at some point under the recall and then later re-fitted with a pre-recall wheel.

As recalls...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By Solo Lobo
In short, any BMW motorcycle dealer can supply...

In short, any BMW motorcycle dealer can supply the parts you need.

As far as I know, the aftermarket options are limited or don't exist. (save generic sized bearings..)
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Carb kits and vent line arrive tomorrow, picked...

Carb kits and vent line arrive tomorrow, picked up a few parts from my Local BMW dealer this AM including:


Fork seals (for later)
Oil filter kit
/5 carb top cable boots
Master cylinder...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Solo Lobo
The real question should be are the shock I...

The real question should be are the shock I purchased to replace my clapped-out originals a significant improvement, but something like:

"To those of you who have tried multiple brands of new...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Solo Lobo
Why not run a single caliper and rotor set-up on...

Why not run a single caliper and rotor set-up on this bike?

I have a single 320mm rotor with the stock BMW caliper on my R80G/S and even with the 11 gallon tank full it could pull a stoppie!
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Although the picture doesn't show it very well, I...

Although the picture doesn't show it very well, I am amazed how clean it is under the front cover after 118K+ miles... WOW!
...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By Solo Lobo
There is a replacement OEM fender that is just...

There is a replacement OEM fender that is just black plastic... and cheap

My early production G/S has an unpainted black fender (all stickers intact) and a white front fender that is white on top...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Cool high-flow petcock, perhaps Luftmeister? ...

Cool high-flow petcock, perhaps Luftmeister?

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/702_zpseb18aedd.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Solo Lobo
Much respect to JJ :D Notice the ride-off...

Much respect to JJ :D

Notice the ride-off center stand?
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Solo Lobo
I'll check for a number. I did find the...

I'll check for a number.

I did find the Brembo part number for the calipers (which are unique to R65's, but the pistons and seals may not be).

Right 20.3681.11
Left 20.3682.21

I've emailed...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Solo Lobo
ATE's were the early R65's, then they went to...

ATE's were the early R65's, then they went to Brembo
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Solo Lobo
Here's my question since we are talking about R65...

Here's my question since we are talking about R65 Brembo's

I have an 1982 LS that will need the calipers re-built. I see that the R65 Brembo's are unique to R65's as are the caliper rebuild kits....
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