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Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 52,117
Posted By garyinalt
Laugh Just saw this. Someone needs to jump fast before...

Just saw this. Someone needs to jump fast before they disappear!
...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By garyinalt
I went to one of those party shops and bought a...

I went to one of those party shops and bought a few of those little games that you have to move it around to get the little balls into the holes. They were the right size. I saved my spring though...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,075
Posted By garyinalt
I added my vote. I have three airheads. I'm...

I added my vote. I have three airheads. I'm feeling a little old having been a member of the BMWMOA for 40 years.

I'm just starting to think about selling my MZ Skorpion but am slow to make up my...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By garyinalt
Here are 2 more shots of my 1993 R100R. ...

Here are 2 more shots of my 1993 R100R.

http://s25.postimg.org/m94jyyezj/R100_R_1.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/uemlx438b/full/)
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Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By garyinalt
On the white bike, the fairing is from Parabellum...

On the white bike, the fairing is from Parabellum called the 'scout'. I have had it for years and I have several different windscreens to switch from depending on my mood. It will cost about the same...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By garyinalt
An interesting shot comparing 1978 to 1993. ...

An interesting shot comparing 1978 to 1993.

http://s25.postimg.org/me9our13z/R100s2.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/rcx79a4wr/full/)
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Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By garyinalt
Also somewhere in Georgia. ...

Also somewhere in Georgia.


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Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By garyinalt
Here is my rendition of a 1978 R100. ...

Here is my rendition of a 1978 R100.

http://s25.postimg.org/99f1imrfj/IMG_2338.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
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Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By garyinalt
On my bike that is a four way flasher.

On my bike that is a four way flasher.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By garyinalt
http://s25.postimg.org/tlrn6v6u7/IMG_1542.jpg...

http://s25.postimg.org/tlrn6v6u7/IMG_1542.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
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Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By garyinalt
It's lonely out there, MZ Skorpion 660

Just wondering how many other owners of MZ Skorpions are out there. I seem to be the only around here in Atlanta. I think it would be nice to have a national rally and the both of us could go out for...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,099
Posted By garyinalt
The tank cover is still available. ...

The tank cover is still available.



http://s25.postimg.org/srlmyawrf/IMG_2358.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/srlmyawrf/)

http://s25.postimg.org/td60go2fv/IMG_2359.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,099
Posted By garyinalt
tank cover $25 ppd

tank cover $25 ppd
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,099
Posted By garyinalt
I have a Harro Elephantboy tankbag with raincover...

I have a Harro Elephantboy tankbag with raincover but no map compartment. Pretty nice shape for its age. Also have one of those tank covers that has a small map compartment on top. I can't figure how...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,571
Posted By garyinalt
I just decided to sell my Harro Elephantboy bag....

I just decided to sell my Harro Elephantboy bag. It has the rain cover but not the map compartment. It fits my /7 but is rather big. Without a fairing I can lean on it to hold me up comfortably.
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,273
Posted By garyinalt
Just a reminder that we are all anxiously...

Just a reminder that we are all anxiously waiting:D
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By garyinalt
Thanks! That was quick.

Thanks! That was quick.
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By garyinalt
small problem with R100R speedo

I have a 1993 R100R and the speedometer reset button is made of some type of rubber. It has since disintegrated and I am trying to find a replacement for it. Any ideas out there?
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By garyinalt
I managed to get the switch to work by pulling...

I managed to get the switch to work by pulling the green wire form the ignition switch to 15U on the contact plate. On the schematic, it's marked U.S. only circuit.
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By garyinalt
1977 headlight switch on a 1978 model

After I had a problem with my headlight I decided to install a 1977 on/off headlight switch/horn/dip switch on my 1978 model. That was the first year for the non-switchable headlight that stays on...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,273
Posted By garyinalt
I would also buy a couple if they became...

I would also buy a couple if they became available. But if you can't find the time to make them, why not just sell your mold to someone who has the time to do them?
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,269
Posted By garyinalt
Sorry you had a bad experience. I have a 1995...

Sorry you had a bad experience. I have a 1995 model I bought new in 1995. I still ride it and enjoy it a lot. I traded a GB500 for it. I gave up a beautiful bike for one that is not as pretty but the...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,751
Posted By garyinalt
Just to add, my 1993 R100R has 36,000 miles on it...

Just to add, my 1993 R100R has 36,000 miles on it and no noise ...yet. I hope to get the circlip done before it becomes a problem. I live in Georgia.
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By garyinalt
In my new BMWMOA magazine there is an article...

In my new BMWMOA magazine there is an article about replacing your brake lines after a few years. It seems that the inside of the hoses tend to rot allowing for a condition similar to yours. Steel...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By garyinalt
The tank with the narrow bottom and stick on...

The tank with the narrow bottom and stick on emblems might just be a /6 part for the R60/6 which was the only model 1974-1976 with the drum brake up front. So there was no master cylinder to contend...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By garyinalt
Thanks for finding that for me. But it says they...

Thanks for finding that for me. But it says they put a clear coat on top of them. I tried that and it destroyed the decal. Best to just leave them as is when applied. Also the one in Duane's photo...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By garyinalt
Has anybody seen these before?

I just put these on Ebay and haven't seen these before. Anybody have any info on them?
...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,203
Posted By garyinalt
Just had to add a story about my R90/6 back in...

Just had to add a story about my R90/6 back in 1980. I was working in New York City then and they had free parking in Columbus Circle. I couldn't help noticing all of the extremely heavy cable locks...
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,104
Posted By garyinalt
I have a photo of the quick disconnect but I...

I have a photo of the quick disconnect but I don't have an account for my stuff. I will be glad to send this to someone so they can post it.
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,104
Posted By garyinalt
I will have to get a photo of my ground...

I will have to get a photo of my ground connector. Good thing you warned me about a meltdown. Although I have not witnessed that in the 40 years that I have been using them on every bike that I have...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,104
Posted By garyinalt
Here is one that I found on the web. This will...

Here is one that I found on the web. This will work for the cable side.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,104
Posted By garyinalt
I had the quick disconnect. I used I think 10 or...

I had the quick disconnect. I used I think 10 or 12 gauge wire with a copper connector on one end. Then I used a male BNC connector that actually fit into another copper connector. Then I used a...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 31,954
Posted By garyinalt
Well, I got as far as Franklin, NC before a car...

Well, I got as far as Franklin, NC before a car stopped short in front of me. These old bikes don't have ABS and I braked on a tar snake. Down I went. Now with several broken ribs I thought it might...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,951
Posted By garyinalt
I don't ride anything newer than mid 90's BMW. I...

I don't ride anything newer than mid 90's BMW. I like being able to fix anything that goes wrong on those simple machines. The new ones are too technical nightmares that require super trained...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,871
Posted By garyinalt
I had good luck with this company and the price...

I had good luck with this company and the price was really good. It spins the starter much faster than the older Valeo and uses less amps.
...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,613
Posted By garyinalt
I am trying to reset the carbs the old fashioned...

I am trying to reset the carbs the old fashioned way. The right side seems spot on but the left side is running rich. I have expanded the tab on the float to lower the gas level and turned in the...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,613
Posted By garyinalt
I have a 1977 Havana Gold R75/7 that has just...

I have a 1977 Havana Gold R75/7 that has just come back to life after 20+ years of being in storage. Cosmetics are done and the engine starts but does not run well. Anyone have a twinmax carb...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,613
Posted By garyinalt
Five airheads in Canton, GA on Sunday at...

Five airheads in Canton, GA on Sunday at Williamson Bros. BBQ.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,093
Posted By garyinalt
oops! Len,that should be clockwise, not counter...

oops! Len,that should be clockwise, not counter clockwise. Sorry.

Enjoyed the pizza!
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By garyinalt
If you need a strong battery to fit into a /5,...

If you need a strong battery to fit into a /5, check out the Odyessy PC680 battery. Its the size of the /5 battery with the strength of the larger battery for the /6 or /7.
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