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Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,338
Posted By bmwhacker
Hopefully you have a decent BMW Repair Manual.(?)...

Hopefully you have a decent BMW Repair Manual.(?)
I'm not any sort of "expert", but I've dissected more old BMW's than I can count...and even managed to put a few back together.:lol3
A repair...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 106,097
Posted By bmwhacker
Watching the video, I thought you might shed 20...

Watching the video, I thought you might shed 20 kilos of tools/gear....and gain 22 kilos of "new dog"....:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 32,821
Posted By bmwhacker
This wreck be sorted out eventually....."JC" has...

This wreck be sorted out eventually....."JC" has caused more chaos in 12 months than all people in the history of the Club combined. His credibility has been completely dashed by his underhanded...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 106,097
Posted By bmwhacker
We eagerly await all your posts!!!!! Keep them...

We eagerly await all your posts!!!!!
Keep them and the videos coming.....be safe and get the heck out of the politically "hot" zone you're in.
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By bmwhacker
Looks kinda light.....but maybe not.

Looks kinda light.....but maybe not.
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By bmwhacker
He said a lot of other folks there were also...

He said a lot of other folks there were also building and the market share was getting smaller.
He still has a shop with some employees but was planning on phasing it out in the future.
I truly...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By bmwhacker
When I bought mine I was dismayed when they...

When I bought mine I was dismayed when they showed up with 2 different sizes, didn't realize it when I ordered them....but after use, the shorter on is OK as it left room for "flip flops" / hats /...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By bmwhacker
Wow...the "Freighter" rack must have been...

Wow...the "Freighter" rack must have been huge.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By bmwhacker
This small rack was with this bike when I...

This small rack was with this bike when I purchased it. Can't find a manufacturers name on it.
It came with a pair of QSL Solo seats and is drilled. Might be the small version made by QSL. (?)

...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By bmwhacker
These are $56.00 on EBay. Made for a BMW R1200CL....

These are $56.00 on EBay. Made for a BMW R1200CL. One bag is a bit shorter than the other which leaves some room on the top. They are fairly heavy material and have side pouches on one side....also...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,642
Posted By bmwhacker
Just take a step backwards in time.....no...

Just take a step backwards in time.....no "electronics", no "hydraulics"....minimal "mysteries'....if you can tune up a lawn mower you can fix it.


...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By bmwhacker
National Plexi-Star Fairing....kind of a "barn...

National Plexi-Star Fairing....kind of a "barn door" but comes off / goes on in seconds.... Plus I like the hand protection on long cold rides.
I have a couple other small shields for the bike but...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,810
Posted By bmwhacker
"Craigslist funny" Something seems to be...

"Craigslist funny"

Something seems to be awry here......?
Long wheel base subframe with a short wheel base swingarm maybe?

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4981733566.html
...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,471
Posted By bmwhacker
I like these...."Napoleons"....have them on both...

I like these...."Napoleons"....have them on both of my BMW's. One set is slightly different as they are quite a bit older....they are fairly cheap but appear to be well built.
The stems are on a...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,221
Posted By bmwhacker
Parts ranging from the 60's thru the late...

Parts ranging from the 60's thru the late 70's....and from 5 or 6 different countries.:D
...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By bmwhacker
I re-torque new head gaskets at about 50 - 100...

I re-torque new head gaskets at about 50 - 100 miles...only a couple hot / cold cycles.
I was told that was a must so always have. Never had a leaky head gasket.
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 40,691
Posted By bmwhacker
Hey Don....:wave....How's the Zundapp project...

Hey Don....:wave....How's the Zundapp project going?
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 811,503
Posted By bmwhacker
:lurk Cool...hopefully someone will haul it off...

:lurk
Cool...hopefully someone will haul it off the ranch and bring it back to life..... (at least part of it?)
I was pretty psyched when I originally located it....thinking I was going to see a...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By bmwhacker
you're a crappy photographer....:lol3 Jus'...

you're a crappy photographer....:lol3

Jus' kiddin.......nice project & a nice BMW "grave yard".

Looks like she has good potential.
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,350
Posted By bmwhacker
Excellent Report :freaky

Excellent Report :freaky
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By bmwhacker
jeeez....take a "Midol".... or...

jeeez....take a "Midol".... or something....:lol3
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By bmwhacker
I spent a day with Jim Bryant in February. He has...

I spent a day with Jim Bryant in February. He has moved to Boulder City, Nevada and is building some bikes there. He is eventually closing down his China operations he said. He had some cool Sidecar...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,085
Posted By bmwhacker
I think Allen head screws are available if you...

I think Allen head screws are available if you want to replace the slotted screws.
I've found that heating the aluminum body around the screws helps in removal of stubborn screws. The alloy has a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 133,017
Posted By bmwhacker
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-k2rhpAbbZLg/VOf...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-k2rhpAbbZLg/VOfRDL7q0mI/AAAAAAAAQD8/JYtUCIcCPps/s655-no/Death%2BValley%2B2015%2B169.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 555,946
Posted By bmwhacker
Winter in the desert:clap ...

Winter in the desert:clap

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-eu_v9vRAlBI/VM-9P2gmcbI/AAAAAAAAP_I/xP3TELCjztI/s655-no/Bashfords%2B2015%2B007.JPG
...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,490
Posted By bmwhacker
A few from a recent Death Valley trip: ...

A few from a recent Death Valley trip:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-AXkMwyNDM8g/VSHxbxmIqII/AAAAAAAAQM0/G12BdX-HbQ4/s655-no/Death%2BValley%2B2015%2B078.JPG
...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,490
Posted By bmwhacker
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qzVGfxQSrgs/U-V...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qzVGfxQSrgs/U-Vz7aOw2wI/AAAAAAAAOnw/LDo_z2_oBjI/w873-h655-no/Pierre%2BSD%2Baug.%2B2014%2B031.JPG
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,385
Views: 2,743,522
Posted By bmwhacker
Sand ...

Sand

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-JS8suwF7y1o/VM-_faFxiSI/AAAAAAAAP_s/QATYALn5Gws/s655-no/Bashfords%2B2015%2B028.JPG

Approaching Death Valley
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By bmwhacker
In (around?) 1977 a buddy of mine bought some...

In (around?) 1977 a buddy of mine bought some sort of new "anniversary model" Sportster.
I remember it had what he called a "siamese exhaust"; twin mufflers, one on each side.
He rode it one...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 106,097
Posted By bmwhacker
Good deal you found someone who "speaks the...

Good deal you found someone who "speaks the language"....you might have received a ball joint for a BMW 330i...:lol3.
Darian & I (re)watched some of your videos this morning. We really enjoy them....
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 106,097
Posted By bmwhacker
Do you have a spare part for your front...

Do you have a spare part for your front end?....or will you be waiting for parts delivery to Chapala?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 121,411
Posted By bmwhacker
Probably 1983....started riding in 1968 but no...

Probably 1983....started riding in 1968 but no older photos scanned.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0kXf2nmnay8/VR4GFmgv6AI/AAAAAAAAQL0/K7kLW1H3SxA/w621-h441-no/My%2BPictures%2B291.jpg

Very...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,650
Posted By bmwhacker
put in your earplugs..... and quit...

put in your earplugs..... and quit worry'n....:lol3
Stress'in on the numerous cacophony of airhead engine sounds will drive you nuts.:huh
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 106,097
Posted By bmwhacker
Careful.....shouldn't bring a shock absorber to a...

Careful.....shouldn't bring a shock absorber to a knife fight.....:lol3
Glad you are "back in action".
Video clip: "Skippy attacks the breadfruit".....:poser
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,081
Posted By bmwhacker
Hope you are lucky and find the right bike. I...

Hope you are lucky and find the right bike. I would be quite apprehensive about leaving any Airhead sitting out on the street at night, (since I've had a motorcycle stolen from my front yard in broad...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By bmwhacker
I replaced the clutch and all related parts on my...

I replaced the clutch and all related parts on my R100S powered sidecar rig a couple years back. My unit gets a tough workout on a regular basis.
"Hucky" recommended a sport "Fichtel & Sachs"...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By bmwhacker
Recently... Drug Mrs. Hacker to a local car...

Recently...

Drug Mrs. Hacker to a local car show....

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-PRsgpkERKcg/VRA96EBHCxI/AAAAAAAAQJk/4brTVzFx7K4/s655-no/Yuma%2Bcar%2Bshow%2B2015%2B023.JPG

"wind up"?...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,698
Posted By bmwhacker
Bought this old girl for $250.00 years...

Bought this old girl for $250.00 years back....sold for $600.00 a month later......:cry I was pretty proud of myself for the $$$"quick flip"$$$.
Only had 3000 miles on it. Sat in the location of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 391,254
Posted By bmwhacker
"Earschplittenloudenboomer":lol3

"Earschplittenloudenboomer":lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 106,097
Posted By bmwhacker
Great you had the required parts on hand. ...

Great you had the required parts on hand.
Minor field repairs are one thing...final drive rebuilds along side the road are another.
Good going! :clap
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