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Forum: Airheads 09-05-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,024
Views: 1,397,357
Posted By BrokenR80RT
http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb402/jighazel...

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb402/jighazelton/P1010242.jpg

Love this thing! :D :evil:happay:ricky
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,246
Posted By BrokenR80RT
If I may.

Kantuck,

I have also been looking at suspension stuff. I'm about to hit the buy button on Ebay for Progressives front and rear from these people:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Like it. Wiring harness in there?

Like it. Wiring harness in there?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,291
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Joking: Rob, you married? Yer wife might have...

Joking: Rob, you married? Yer wife might have shoved something in there for ya?

Really: Anyway, I look at the rear main crank bearing surface too. Looks like it is beginning to groove a bit. May...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,291
Posted By BrokenR80RT
I'd be tearing that engine completely down and...

I'd be tearing that engine completely down and blowing air through all the oil passages. Next in line is main #2 which, if anything passed into that main gallery, it is next. Probably should at least...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Reads like a steal to me. Should be easy...

Reads like a steal to me. Should be easy 'nough.:freaky
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Eh? My gosh. I've gotten way behind. I'll get an...

My gosh. I've gotten way behind. I'll get an updated chart out as soons as I can do it....been wrenching and riding instead of typing and updating the database.

Hang tight!

:type
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
It's out and will be shipped tomorrow. I missed...

It's out and will be shipped tomorrow. I missed the postal annex by 15 minutes on Saturday........:huh

Hopefully it'll be repaired and returned in a decent clip, but there is nor rushing good...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
This must have been my evil V-twin who wrote the...

This must have been my evil V-twin who wrote the above.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
I'm with you Anton, et al. No need to further...

I'm with you Anton, et al. No need to further F-up something that can be fixed. One Fall riding season is not worth it. Dang, it'd be nice to have until we are both really old! Goddamn fall will be...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Uhhh..Aren't you going to tell us more about the...

Uhhh..Aren't you going to tell us more about the local women?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Yup

Thanks everyone. History of the bike: I've owned it for 2500 miles.

I have already drained and filled once and noticed this. I refilled it about 1250 miles ago and this is what It looks like now....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
:clap:clap HeeeeHaaaw! At my expense even...

:clap:clap

HeeeeHaaaw! At my expense even this is funny.

BRT.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Nother photo - let me know

Thanks for the feedback....Maybe I can get through the summer? I put another photo in so you can see the shavings a little better. Photography and me- only good on bright days w/ bright...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Cry Transmission issue - 1983 BMW R80RT - 48+kmiles

I believe my riding season may have ended abruptly. Please give some advice.

I was in the midst of replacing my seals in final drive to handle some leak issues that were getting gear lube on my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,349
Posted By BrokenR80RT
I wonder how it sounds.

I wonder how it sounds.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Thanks guys. A little heat from my Porter...

Thanks guys.

A little heat from my Porter Cable blow dryer is all it needed. The steel pilot sleave on the swing arm must have been hung up on the aluminum casting....Tight fitting for mine...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Final drive seal replacement- Need advice again.

Started my final drive seal replacement tonight. Was going good until I tried to remove The FD from the swing arm. It won't budge. I always fear too much muscle will break something.

Any advice?
...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,491
Posted By BrokenR80RT
That is good. At 165 lbs, I can get it on the...

That is good. At 165 lbs, I can get it on the center stand 50% of the time. Depends on whether I've eaten my Cheerios in the morning. If you have good tips for that let me knw.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,581
Posted By BrokenR80RT
It reads like Adam might be pregnant. :clap

It reads like Adam might be pregnant. :clap
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Cool2 Yep!

:rofl:poser:jack

I'm with ya!

Our dependence on foreign oil is largely due to our F'n tree hugger friends. In cars, all those little chemical factories (catalytic converters, AIR, EGR, fuel...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,491
Posted By BrokenR80RT
http://i1186.photobucket.com/albums/z366/Dadsplane...

http://i1186.photobucket.com/albums/z366/Dadsplanesstuffforsale/f308a345.jpg

I'm diggin' this one. Great find. You really should be wearing that Sh----Eatin' grin!

I was on my buddies 1200...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Dang Supershaft.

You are challenging the California wild fires for being your state's biggest polluter. More power to ya. :bmwrider.......
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Y'know Supershaft, I have to generally...

Y'know Supershaft,

I have to generally trust the data given here. Most people know how to calculate average mpg and I see some have made good efforts to to do so accurately. I for one, take great...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Thumb John...

Big Johnny,

I'm with you. I think in the case of airheads, you'd need to increase the compression ratio so much to take advantage of the ethanol, you'd never get to use gasoline again. Ethanol by...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Laugh Supershaft! Sorry....but it was difficult...

Supershaft!

Sorry....but it was difficult to decifer your information Vs. ranting about the question...Next time, buddy.:jose

BRT
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Cool2 Updated Chart

We are averaging 41.4 mpg for the ADV replies and 42.8 mpg for the BMWMOA responses. Very close to each other.

Enjoy!
...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,491
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Well thanks!

Well thanks!
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,491
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Thumb Love my glove boxes!

I have not had any rattle problems with my original glove boxes since I replaced the o-ring seal with a 1/4" weather stripping. Before that, the rattles were a complete distraction. All I hear now...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 33,491
Posted By BrokenR80RT
1983 R80RT...Just Fixed

Had a little nasty happen to me on this. Now I've logged about 600 miles since repair. Glad I fixed it.

Stripped down and washed/degreased:
...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-22-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,056
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Blu-Job - Cool Machine BTW

If you can get Blu-Job try it on the exhaust it'll work pretty good. I used a polishing rag with a profile sander from my woodshop and made easy of cleaning my exhaust crossover pipes. The blue job...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,012
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Eh? Huh? Is this a joke? :huh I laid mine so they...

Huh? Is this a joke? :huh I laid mine so they exit the 2 into 1 coupler side by side. I have the left one going left and the right going right. Couldn't imagine in my wildest acid trip how it could...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Next time you are filling up instigate that pump...

Next time you are filling up instigate that pump and let us know how much ethanol your fuel has. That is one bad additive which will scalp your fuel economy. Gallon for gallon, ethanol has about 25%...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,012
Posted By BrokenR80RT
White Grease

Lithium based greese.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Thanks for your input, Supershaft.:super...

Thanks for your input, Supershaft.:super Completely invaluable.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Charted Fuel Economy.

I broke this out by ADV, BMMOA and Total. Seems like both sights get similar average numbers with slightly different distributions:
...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Supershaft!! Yes, I keep a captain's log in my...

Supershaft!! Yes, I keep a captain's log in my toilet and on my bike. :bmwrider

Really, I'm just trying to help all of us: MPG = Miles travelled/gallons of fuel consumed. Need more info? Let me...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Just your average is fine. I have a book I write...

Just your average is fine. I have a book I write maintenance and fuel usage in. Always have done this type of thing with all my machines so I catch stuff early. Cars tend to sell better when the next...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,276
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Post your BMW Airhead fuel economy

Been tracking fuel economy on the BMWMOA sight. People seem shy to respond. Thought I'd try to get a larger sample size here on ADV.

So post your BMW Airhead fuel economy and I'll keep updating...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,581
Posted By BrokenR80RT
Beautiful Greeeen and Gold. Same colors as my...

Beautiful Greeeen and Gold. Same colors as my favorite Oakland Athletic's baseball team, at least their old colors of the 70's. Love it!

Raven...I started a post on BMWMOA on fuel economy:...
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