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Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,659
Posted By mendoje
If you go with DR forks, make sure you have the...

If you go with DR forks, make sure you have the wheel too (DR650 or DR250). But if you go with the DRZ, then many years of RM 125/250 wheels are also compatible.
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,882
Posted By mendoje
Prutser's bike stinks.... ...

Prutser's bike stinks....
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23754733&postcount=112

An Unholy Union V: DRZ forks on an Airhead...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,882
Posted By mendoje
I was just passing on my very limited knowledge...

I was just passing on my very limited knowledge of DRZ forks. But now Googling this further, it appears the 2002-on "S" model forks are the ones with a rebound adjustment screws on the top cap, and...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,882
Posted By mendoje
I'm not sure, but you might want to look closely...

I'm not sure, but you might want to look closely at those 2002 forks, but forks 2003-on will have all the adjustments.
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,680
Posted By mendoje
Mine came in a couple days ago, cant wait to put...

Mine came in a couple days ago, cant wait to put 'em on!
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,108
Posted By mendoje
I'd guess it's not stock. Never heard of heard...

I'd guess it's not stock. Never heard of heard of that feature on a stock bmw,
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By mendoje
I converted the snowflakes. Drilled the stem...

I converted the snowflakes. Drilled the stem hole larger and spotfaced so the new valve stem gasket seals correctly. Epoxy paint coated the inside of the rim to ensure against porosity, and that...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By mendoje
Is this your first flat with a tubed tire? This...

Is this your first flat with a tubed tire? This is typical, exactly what I experienced. I had two flats on my R100RS in a two week span on the exact same stretch of highway. One was a nail, the...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,680
Posted By mendoje
Ordered!

Ordered!
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,680
Posted By mendoje
If they're in the container, dibs on 120/80-18...

If they're in the container, dibs on
120/80-18 TT E-07
100/90-19 TL E-07
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,680
Posted By mendoje
When I last looked it was in Sri Lanka. Now it's...

When I last looked it was in Sri Lanka. Now it's doubled back and in the Red Sea. It's a LONG LONG way from the USA.
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By mendoje
This is as simple as it gets, if you have vise...

This is as simple as it gets, if you have vise grips you'll have it fixed in minutes.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,658
Posted By mendoje
On my 81 R100RS, long since gone, a lifetime ago...

On my 81 R100RS, long since gone, a lifetime ago I got 44 mpg, no matter what, about 75% freeway vs 25% surface streets.

On my current 86 R80 G/S, about 35 mpg for the same type of driving.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,904
Posted By mendoje
Completely normal. Find an old American V8...

Completely normal. Find an old American V8 powered car or truck. Blip the thottle and the whole engine moves over in its engine mounts.
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,680
Posted By mendoje
Do you carry the 120/80-18 TT E-07 rear tire? I...

Do you carry the 120/80-18 TT E-07 rear tire? I finally cancelled an order from Canada, decided one year on backorder was enough.
Thanks!
Jeff
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By mendoje
Best (and only) tall screen I had on my RS was...

Best (and only) tall screen I had on my RS was from Parabellum. This was my first fully faired bike, it was sooo quiet and buffet free, I assumed all full fairing bikes were like this. I found out...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,635
Posted By mendoje
Because many of us find the OEM sidestand nearly...

Because many of us find the OEM sidestand nearly unreachable while in the saddle, increasing the probability of dropping the bike.
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By mendoje
You might get away with not changing the tank,...

You might get away with not changing the tank, but it will look bad. The front of the seat matches the shape and hooks on a bracket on the GS tank. Google up some pics to see.
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By mendoje
you mean without changing the rear rack,...

you mean without changing the rear rack, subframe, or gas tank? Nope.
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,375
Posted By mendoje
Too late now, you've already bored them out. ...

Too late now, you've already bored them out. Without a rotary table, I was going to suggest first drilling holes at each fork tube/radius center. Then remove the part and bolt it through one center...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,079
Posted By mendoje
Not paintable. Same color and markings as mine,...

Not paintable. Same color and markings as mine, see my post here...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21290016&postcount=15
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,850
Posted By mendoje
Hello! Back in post #127 I expressed great...

Hello! Back in post #127 I expressed great interest in this. I want to buy one, how do I do that? Is it too late?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23762346&postcount=127
Regards,...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,703
Posted By mendoje
Nope

Nope
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,703
Posted By mendoje
I was also wondering if there was any movement on...

I was also wondering if there was any movement on a group buy for the BRP sub mount? Thought I'd check before I ordered one on my own.

Jeff
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By mendoje
4200km (2600 miles) since new? Yes I agree!

4200km (2600 miles) since new?

Yes I agree!
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,703
Posted By mendoje
See posts #75 - 88.

See posts #75 - 88.
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,703
Posted By mendoje
Thanks for the update Guy! Those of us on the...

Thanks for the update Guy! Those of us on the list, should we contact you? Or will you contact us?
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 657,830
Posted By mendoje
It's not the Tamiya 1/12 scale plastic kit. It's...

It's not the Tamiya 1/12 scale plastic kit. It's the Protar 1/9 scale metal kit, with LOTS of extra detailing and "weathering". Here's a build thread!...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By mendoje
The four points where it attaches to the frame...

The four points where it attaches to the frame are the same, but everything else is different, because the G/S seat and fender are different from the GS.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By mendoje
11mm open end wrench? No... use a flare nut...

11mm open end wrench? No... use a flare nut wrench or sacrifice a box end wrench and make your own by cutting a slot just big enough to clear the brake line.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,850
Posted By mendoje
Me too! But Guy's last post said he plans to...

Me too! But Guy's last post said he plans to ship them out on the 31st....
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778520&page=9
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,850
Posted By mendoje
HPM Guy makes pin tower brackets, there's a batch...

HPM Guy makes pin tower brackets, there's a batch in work now. He posted recently in the KTM forks triple clamp thread.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,850
Posted By mendoje
I'm definitely in on this one!

I'm definitely in on this one!
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,262
Posted By mendoje
Ok, went to the POR website, I see it now, good...

Ok, went to the POR website, I see it now, good to know! But show us the part where POR topcoat doesnt need to be applied over a clean prepped surface, which means you will have to take take the...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,262
Posted By mendoje
POR 15 is meant for prepped metal surfaces, and...

POR 15 is meant for prepped metal surfaces, and requires a top coat of real paint or it will fade in sunlight.
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By mendoje
Yes, as measured on my bike.

Yes, as measured on my bike.
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By mendoje
Akront rims on my 86 G/S:, Rear 18"-2.5 ...

Akront rims on my 86 G/S:,

Rear 18"-2.5
Offset = 0.192" (which is close to 5mm), as measured from the edge of the rim to the edge of the hub on the left side (lug bolt side)

Front 21"-1.85...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By mendoje
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=74...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=746151&page=3

Maybe this will help, start at post #40, my reply is post #41
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,931
Posted By mendoje
I'm also in for two, for Los Angeles.

I'm also in for two, for Los Angeles.
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 237,309
Posted By mendoje
Can you post a part number? That way it's saved...

Can you post a part number? That way it's saved here for reference.
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