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Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
The paint was done in Reno, but by whom I...

The paint was done in Reno, but by whom I couldn't tell you. The bike was dropped off for restoration by the friend of mine who owned it before me. Not long after, the owner of the shop died of a...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
No, not this one lol. It's as stock as I could...

No, not this one lol. It's as stock as I could afford to make it. :lol3 Heading steadily towards 1000 miles on the break in, I have been dialing in the carbs lately. Upped the mains to 135, and...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10,996
Views: 1,427,558
Posted By Tenni126
I keep seeing stated in various places on the...

I keep seeing stated in various places on the interwebs but when I look at almost every stated specification the NTX reads about 70lbs heavier than the GSA. I'm sure there's some trickery involved...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
My only point of reference is my R90/6, and it's...

My only point of reference is my R90/6, and it's a little louder than the stock exhaust on that. I suspect that, being cheap ebay pipes, they are louder than the proper ones but haven't really ever...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Yeah, I ran out of money and the /5 pipes were...

Yeah, I ran out of money and the /5 pipes were cheap. Just needed to get it on the road.
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Much better...

It is more comfy for sure, though it has you kind of stuck a little more forward than I thought it would. Still, much better!
...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
That is very much the look I'm after. Getting...

That is very much the look I'm after. Getting closer...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic, but you get...

Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic, but you get the point. Elated but skeptical, I headed down to the local BMW dealer and $13 later for 4 new bolts it was back together. Plenty of cleaner down...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
So since the arrival of our second kid at the end...

So since the arrival of our second kid at the end of may, garage time has been reduced to laundry tasks only. Things have settled out, however, and both my Jeep 1-ton and the BMW are starting to get...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,173
Posted By Tenni126
I almost always regret getting rid of things. ...

I almost always regret getting rid of things. Traded my Guzzi California for a BMW R90/6 and shouldn't have. Sold my DR650 and wish I hadn't (though I did need the room). Most recently I traded my...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,682
Posted By Tenni126
Could be far worse! Additionally you have an...

Could be far worse! Additionally you have an attachement to the machine, so you won't have to search for motivation. Post a lot of pictures while you work!
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
I've got 100/90's on there. Which is probably too...

I've got 100/90's on there. Which is probably too wide at like 3.9 inches. But it's good now, with a little coaxing.

However.

The rear drive took a crap on me on the way home Wednesday. As...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Be glad to take you up on a secondary ride...

Be glad to take you up on a secondary ride report. Always good to get another opinion:1drink

The throttle still tends to stick open a bit on occasion. I took (nearly) all the slack out of the...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
So this weekend I found some time and re-torqued...

So this weekend I found some time and re-torqued the heads, reset the valves, tightened a bunch of stuff, and re-adjusted the carbs after the first couple hundred miles. Really starting to like this...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By Tenni126
I'd have to agree with the above estimates...at...

I'd have to agree with the above estimates...at least. That's if there's nothing expensive to replace past bearings and seals and whatnot in the trans and motor. I have at least 12k in mine, and I...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By Tenni126
Just saw this...I'm in San Diego and could...

Just saw this...I'm in San Diego and could probably help as well. I only say probably because my wife's due towards the end of May so we're pretty busy, but depending on well, everything lol, I...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,771
Posted By Tenni126
Well, on my R69US Benchmark Works did the...

Well, on my R69US Benchmark Works did the shortblock and transmission. Turnaround time, communication, and shipping back and forth were all excellent. Plus I used at least two hours of their time...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
I'll make it out to one of them. Going to stay...

I'll make it out to one of them. Going to stay local until the parts stop falling off. Maybe then I'll look at some freeway time.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
I have the stock under tank master on my R90/6...

I have the stock under tank master on my R90/6 with Brembo dual discs. Works just fine. I ran a hard line from the left caliper over the fender and behind the brace, with a single braided line from...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Will do! As long as I get the rear engine...

Will do!
As long as I get the rear engine mount stud in time, and provided I can get the front brakes working properly :shogI should be able to make that.

The deal with the R90...the black...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
It lives!!!

Well, after nearly four years, I finally started her up, sans mufflers (didn't show up until yesterday) and did some initial carb tuning. Amazingly it settled into a decent idle almost...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Tenni126
R100R Mystic front hub...fits the K-bike axle. ...

R100R Mystic front hub...fits the K-bike axle. Sent that to Woody's, where they mounted it to an Excel rim. IIRC they milled about 2.5mm off the rotor mounts on each side to get it narrow enough. ...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Tenni126
Well, in the interest of full disclosure, the...

Well, in the interest of full disclosure, the front end's not stock. The whole thing is 1986 K100RS, which I did for the dual discs. The bars are the stock K100RS bars, but on K75 mounts. The reason...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Tenni126
I did this on mine, a '74. Biggest thing was the...

I did this on mine, a '74. Biggest thing was the wiring. Pick up a wiring diagram for the /6 bucket, as it's a little interesting getting all the lights to work properly. But I definitely like the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By Tenni126
Agreed. I come here often just to see what...

Agreed. I come here often just to see what approach the folks here take to skinning all the different cats out there. I don't know how many times I've incorporated stuff I've seen on places like...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 184,880
Posted By Tenni126
Thanks for the encouragement...as a Guzzi guy...

Thanks for the encouragement...as a Guzzi guy primarily, I tend to take the path of least work in nature and planned initially to just degrease and clean it up, powdercoat the frame, and slap it back...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 184,880
Posted By Tenni126
Ya know, given the mileage, unknown condition, my...

Ya know, given the mileage, unknown condition, my lack of knowledge in all things Airhead, and the fact that it was last registered in 1977, I wasn't taking any chances. I sold off my DR650 and a...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 184,880
Posted By Tenni126
You guys are the best. I've been working on my...

You guys are the best. I've been working on my '69R69US for about three-four years off and on, and have just gotten the last of the hard parts back from the machine shop. Needed some motivation to...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Tenni126
The '96 Model year had the big changes, then they...

The '96 Model year had the big changes, then they stay the same (roughly) through today. So yeah, anything '95 and down is going to be pretty different. I think. Mine was a '95, and I couldn't fid...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,616
Posted By Tenni126
I lived in and around Catania for nearly five...

I lived in and around Catania for nearly five years. If you've never been, you should. In my opinion the food on Sicily is as good as it gets. Having operated both bikes and cars there extensively...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By Tenni126
9k just to get in seems high...and I'd bet that...

9k just to get in seems high...and I'd bet that most of that bike is unusable. Whew. Someone's in for an expensive ride putting that one back together, and with that mileage even as a runner it'd...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,802
Posted By Tenni126
I have a '74 R90. The cool things: last year for...

I have a '74 R90. The cool things: last year for kick start, five speeds, first year for disc brake, cool aluminum turn signals and slash five switch gear.

The bad? Kind of all of that same...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Thanks! I figure that by having the motor and...

Thanks! I figure that by having the motor and trans done properly, it'll be good to go mechanically and by having a notable shop do the work it resets the lack of maintenance history should it ever...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
Once those major parts came back, I was left with...

Once those major parts came back, I was left with tons of time-soaking small stuff not worth photos. You know, wire wheeling all the hardware one nut and bolt and wave washer at a time, converting...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
After selling my old DR650, I sent the wheels off...

After selling my old DR650, I sent the wheels off to Woody's for respoke and sealed bearing conversion.
Shiny...
http://i1242.photobucket.com/albums/gg540/tenni128/BMWwheels_zpsa4a98163.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
It was pretty rough, but mostly everything is...

It was pretty rough, but mostly everything is there. The paint was done when I got it, but it was missing things like the toolbox door, R69S fender script, turn signals, things like that. After...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,899
Posted By Tenni126
My '69 R69US

So, I thought about starting a build thread back when I started this thing, but I knew it'd take f o r e v e r due to the cost of getting it done right, my active duty lifestyle, wife, kid, blah...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Tenni126
Does your '76 have the set screws that grab the...

Does your '76 have the set screws that grab the wires onto the switch? On my '74 the wires for the front brake light come loose/corrode there more often than not.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,303
Posted By Tenni126
There was an 8 week wait on the RC light I...

There was an 8 week wait on the RC light I ordered in the beginning of January. Showed up last week, and while it's a little long in the legs, I think it's going to be fine as I don't notice it on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 56,857
Posted By Tenni126
Feck, that's ugly. I damn near burned an old...

Feck, that's ugly. I damn near burned an old Porsche 914 right to the ground running a round with a "modified" wiring harness like that. Lucky it wasn't worse:huh
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