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Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,596
Posted By Chad M
The VIN is on the right frame spar, adjacent to...

The VIN is on the right frame spar, adjacent to the lower end of the headstock gusset.

The area you photographed of the lower right frame rail is where the VIN decal used to live.
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,879
Posted By Chad M
The white one because it's built to fit adult...

The white one because it's built to fit adult males.

I just feel self conscious trying to "fit" on anything pre-'70 BMW.:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,575
Posted By Chad M
Wow! That's my story right down to the bruise! ...

Wow! That's my story right down to the bruise! Damn, that takes me back.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,890
Posted By Chad M
If the rocker shaft nuts have been off, you...

If the rocker shaft nuts have been off, you should confirm that the rocker shafts have been put back in the proper orientation, ie: plug side up for earlier shafts or the dimple on the end of the...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,890
Posted By Chad M
Is it possible this is piston slap? Do both...

Is it possible this is piston slap? Do both sides sound similar? Have you tried a stethoscope to pin point the noise?
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,890
Posted By Chad M
That's what I'd imagine 1/8" of tappet clearance...

That's what I'd imagine 1/8" of tappet clearance would sound like.
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,700
Posted By Chad M
Here's another scenario. 1981 R80G/S. ...

Here's another scenario.

1981 R80G/S.

OX35 filter (straight, short, bonded square section seals on either end)
Recessed cover plate (no thermostat, no oil cooler)
Sharp edged cannister

My...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,941
Posted By Chad M
Ironically you're running your mouth off to one...

Ironically you're running your mouth off to one of the only guys on the forum that could offer assistance with your one little problem...:rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By Chad M
This sounds reasonable, but I can't remember what...

This sounds reasonable, but I can't remember what was agreed upon the last time some irreverent bastard strolled through here flogging his wares. :)

I like the airhead specific spam, I think it...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By Chad M
How is this different than any other BMW vendor...

How is this different than any other BMW vendor that has an ongoing thread here?

I think as long as his spam stays in his thread then we let it ride.
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By Chad M
There is no duty on motorcycle parts, you can...

There is no duty on motorcycle parts, you can make a request to have the duty you paid reimbursed to you. Motorcycle parts fall into Category 5.
...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,673
Posted By Chad M
It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a...

It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a plow. A heated visor makes things a whole lot easier.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By Chad M
Intake leak?

Intake leak?
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,514
Posted By Chad M
Considering you've not given the location, it...

Considering you've not given the location, it would be really hard to say.

:lol3

Nice ride!
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,514
Posted By Chad M
Except an '88 would have a paralever.

Except an '88 would have a paralever.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=387620

Start by submitting your info here.

There is a VIN check website at the bottom of the first post.
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By Chad M
Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but...

Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but definitely the signal lights, headlight and speedo binnacle aren't correct. Hang onto those accessory gauges, they'll mount to your new signal light...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,456
Posted By Chad M
If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it...

If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it again. The tire certainly won't take that shape.

Chad.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,302
Posted By Chad M
The red tank looks like it might have come off...

The red tank looks like it might have come off the shelf during the period that BMW had a stake in Husqvarna!
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Chad M
Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always...

Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always use a piece of 3/4 plywood and the wide base on my floor jack... spread the load around and you'll be fine.

Chad.
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,361
Posted By Chad M
+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while...

+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while it's fine with the MIG it's brutal with my TIG.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,843
Posted By Chad M
If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand...

If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand deflectors, they are pretty darn close to Alpine White. I'll bet your paint pretty close as Alpine does look "creamy" compared to the bright white....
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 670,601
Posted By Chad M
Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to...

Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to the bike / seller.

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/lethbridge/ural-gear-up-2012-camo/595777211?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Chad M
That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3...

That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3 the price of the PD.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Chad M
I predict your "inbox" will be exploding...

I predict your "inbox" will be exploding shortly.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By Chad M
That's what a slipping clutch feels like.

That's what a slipping clutch feels like.
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 38,275
Posted By Chad M
I moved this from the Flea Market to the...

I moved this from the Flea Market to the appropriate discussion location... though it doesn't make much sense all by itself. :shog

S. Meyer sells a nice reproduction of those pods now:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,753
Posted By Chad M
That turned out really nice! I might just be...

That turned out really nice! I might just be warming up to the dark blue. :ricky
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,514
Posted By Chad M
Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume...

Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume it's a Granada Red /2. What a freaking crazy collection!
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,843
Posted By Chad M
Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic...

Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic white nacelle look, I deliberated on that one too... now I get to see what it looks like :D
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By Chad M
The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets...

The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets bumped, it's going to knock it loose. A spot of weld or set screws is your best bet.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,454
Posted By Chad M
How about an R75 (military) before the /2 and...

How about an R75 (military) before the /2 and then ending with the G/S? I don't think the /6 and the R90S are redundant, I'm seeing this sort of evolutionarily too.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,454
Posted By Chad M
If it were up to me, I'd ditch the RT, move the...

If it were up to me, I'd ditch the RT, move the G/S over and end up with something from the end of the era mono or Classic PD.
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,454
Posted By Chad M
R80G/S and I'll buy another one!

R80G/S and I'll buy another one!
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,514
Posted By Chad M
They came that way too. When I had my '88...

They came that way too. When I had my '88 Bumblebee, my neighbour had the 1991 GSPD in the same colour scheme.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By Chad M
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By Chad M
Thanks! That was a long time coming. I asked...

Thanks! That was a long time coming. I asked that question quite a while ago and just got crickets :D I assumed this wasn't a common problem or it must have been something unique to my bike.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Chad M
It is the R100GS tank, but it was the only place...

It is the R100GS tank, but it was the only place I saw in the available fiche where the correct distance pad is shown (as illustrated by the lack of any rear support in the diagram Skyshadow...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Chad M
I don't know that you need that triangular pad, I...

I don't know that you need that triangular pad, I just repurposed my small tank pads and then used a wrap of rubber (cut radiator hose fastened with a zip tie) on the frame tubes beneath the small...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962312

You must of missed this one.
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