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Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 154,463
Posted By DiabloADV
This Acewell speedo is nice, to be sure. But I'm...

This Acewell speedo is nice, to be sure. But I'm looking for simpler...

I don't need turn signal lights and high beam lights. I don't need any idiot lights for that matter...I've got oil, N and...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By DiabloADV
See second pic in this post... ...

See second pic in this post...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23721225&postcount=123
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By DiabloADV
Prep them real nice with scotchbrite pad. Prime...

Prep them real nice with scotchbrite pad. Prime as needed. Spray with matt black paint. Simple enough.

I prefer DupliColor engine paint products for this...fuel resistant and tough.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 50,834
Posted By DiabloADV
NEW Airhead Flea Market Thread

NOS bosch coils. These...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/26/a5b0ace6fbc6b439a67367301899211b.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/26/a62164d50acd543d18d3b0032ae73125.jpg

$80...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By DiabloADV
http://www.marcparnes.com/BMW_Motorcycle_Wheel_Bal...

http://www.marcparnes.com/BMW_Motorcycle_Wheel_Balancer.htm

He's got your adapter. Send him an email.
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,351
Posted By DiabloADV
I got the m-unit wired up on a trial basis on my...

I got the m-unit wired up on a trial basis on my project bike. Everything works as advertised.

Then the Euro dropped and I ordered the button and the keyless starter. I'll rework my wiring when...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By DiabloADV
That's a 5sp box, and that's the N switch. One...

That's a 5sp box, and that's the N switch. One wire goes to ground; one goes to headlight bucket for the N light. On a "real" /6 setup the wire to the N light first goes to the circuit board in the...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,078
Posted By DiabloADV
It might be cheaper to get an LED H4 headlight...

It might be cheaper to get an LED H4 headlight bulb than to upgrade the whole system. Also...if you're going to get running lights, be sure to get LED.
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By DiabloADV
I've got one of these to put in my /6 with...

I've got one of these to put in my /6 with Seibenrock kit & Sachse ignition. Not fired it up yet, but it should work...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,878
Posted By DiabloADV
Front bearing? Sent from mobile

Front bearing?


Sent from mobile
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,805
Posted By DiabloADV
Jim...what are your tire specs (sizes) there...?

Jim...what are your tire specs (sizes) there...?
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By DiabloADV
From the Motogadget website. It removes the VAT...

From the Motogadget website. It removes the VAT tax when you select ex-EU shipping destination. Shipping is higher than it should be, but still overall cheaper than buying in the US.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By DiabloADV
I just saved about $100 on a Motogadget order by...

I just saved about $100 on a Motogadget order by shipping from Germany to California.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By DiabloADV
Golf grip solvent is perfect. I have a bottle...

Golf grip solvent is perfect. I have a bottle around because I used to play a lot of golf.

I think it's basically paint thinner.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,714
Posted By DiabloADV
Then I will bow out and let the more experienced...

Then I will bow out and let the more experienced folks take over!
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,714
Posted By DiabloADV
Are the cross-hatches still visible on the...

Are the cross-hatches still visible on the cylinder walls?
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
Sure looks like it. ...

Sure looks like it.

http://www.elektronik-sachse.de/ZDG3/start/start.php?page=1&ver=3.12&typ=BMW%20R45-R100&path=BMW/R_Type/&lang=en

I ordered two. :D
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
It's a no-brainer. I'm ordering one from Germany.

It's a no-brainer. I'm ordering one from Germany.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
The EME box requires the $99 upgrade to get 2...

The EME box requires the $99 upgrade to get 2 twin plug curves and 7 single. Stock is two single/one twin. It also includes an output for a digital tach.

I personally wouldn't spring the extra...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
$275 including shipping! Assuming VISA gives me...

$275 including shipping! Assuming VISA gives me the proper exchange rate when I order.

The website automatically takes the VAT off when you go to checkout.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
FWIW...with the drop in the Euro since summer, it...

FWIW...with the drop in the Euro since summer, it might be cheaper to buy it from Sachse in Germany. I've emailed them for a shipped price, without VAT. I'll report back if they get back to me.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
The $99 includes all the original Sachse curves,...

The $99 includes all the original Sachse curves, and an output for the digital tach circuit. Only two of those nine are for twin plug...6 and 7.

Question is...6 or 7? Both flatten at 28, but 7...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 376,996
Posted By DiabloADV
Going 200 instead of 100 takes eight times the...

Going 200 instead of 100 takes eight times the horsepower! And this is true of any vehicle, not just a motorcycle.

I used to coach triathletes and had to use this math to convince people to not...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By DiabloADV
anybody know what the $99 "9 curve" upgrade is,...

anybody know what the $99 "9 curve" upgrade is, and why one would want it?

EDIT: I have a twin-plugged motor, and I found on Sachse's website that the 9 curve version includes two twin plug...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,513
Posted By DiabloADV
You can get maybe 3/4 inch of additional ride...

You can get maybe 3/4 inch of additional ride height out of the stock swingarm. More than that requires lengthening the swingarm.

Front end -- bolting on a Suzuki front end is the simplest.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By DiabloADV
I'll take a pic this weekend (I'm on the road)....

I'll take a pic this weekend (I'm on the road). It's in assembly-mode right now, but you'll get the gist.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By DiabloADV
I bought left and right KS switches for my...

I bought left and right KS switches for my project bike. I also have non-BMW throttle, brake and clutch...so the KS seemed as good as anything else. Not as elegant as the Motogadget switches, but I'm...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,412
Posted By DiabloADV
Update...I did this. Haven't ridden it yet, but...

Update...I did this. Haven't ridden it yet, but it all went together pretty simple. I used the spacers that came in the bearing packaging. It would be nice to have an elegant machined spacer, but I...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By DiabloADV
Bigger isn't better, for stopping. Bigger is...

Bigger isn't better, for stopping.

Bigger is only better for slowing from really high speeds, over and over and over again in rapid succession.

None of which applies to a /6 airhead, even when...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,427
Posted By DiabloADV
I shortened the RM125 (Showa USD) forks for my...

I shortened the RM125 (Showa USD) forks for my build by adding a spacer to the inner rod.

In the pic below, the tape that says "remove" shows how to do it and leave the spring the same length. In...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,351
Posted By DiabloADV
Ah...I see now.

Ah...I see now.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,351
Posted By DiabloADV
I assume you're using the four-button setup, as...

I assume you're using the four-button setup, as in...

1 left indicator
1 right indicator
1 horn
1 lights hi/low/off

To start hold the left indicator and lights together
To kill hold the...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By DiabloADV
Ah. I get it now. Need a different type peg to...

Ah. I get it now. Need a different type peg to use the linkage type.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 50,834
Posted By DiabloADV
I need a /6 gear shifter...as below. Let me...

I need a /6 gear shifter...as below.

Let me know if ya got one!

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n521/ashburnrick/906gear800x600_zps463eac64.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By DiabloADV
Well, since every pic I can find of a 90/6 has...

Well, since every pic I can find of a 90/6 has the standard fixed gear lever, I'm going to find one of those.
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By DiabloADV
I think that top one only works with later...

I think that top one only works with later frames, that have a footpeg mounting point on the frame, back at the curve. My frame doesn't have that...I have to mount a footpeg on the rear engine...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By DiabloADV
Shifter options 90/6

I've rebuilt a /5 and a G/S, and this /6 motor came out of a G/S frame. So...I realize I don't have a shifter for a /6 five speed. The fiche shows a few different things... A simple lever that...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 376,996
Posted By DiabloADV
Pressure rises with the square of speed. ie,...

Pressure rises with the square of speed. ie, going from 60 to 70 is 16.7% speed increase. 1.167^2 = 1.36.

Going from 60 to 70 increases wind pressure by 36%!

Also...the power required to...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,512
Posted By DiabloADV
I've never taken my 90/6 over 200mph.

I've never taken my 90/6 over 200mph.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,351
Posted By DiabloADV
...like a German tractor. :lol3

...like a German tractor.

:lol3
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