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Forum: Airheads Today, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By TINK
:cry Can't make it... have fun for me everyone....

:cry Can't make it... have fun for me everyone. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Tires and a Battery... the basics

READY TO RUMBLE!!!

Placed my first parts order for Project Toaster Tank; a pair of Michelin Pilot Activ (3.25/19 front, 4.00/18 rear) and fresh IRC tubes, both from www.americanmototire.com...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By TINK
Cheap Insurance

Replace the rear main seal and the oil pump cover o-ring while you're in there, it's cheap insurance.

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By TINK
I have the Cycle Works wrench. I like the fact...

I have the Cycle Works wrench. I like the fact that it does not take up much space in my tool box, and it's built like a Panzer!

EXHAUST NUT WRENCH - ALL AIRHEADS $34.00
...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Thumb CA Title in Hand

IT'S HERE! I have an official state of California Title :deal for my 1973 BMW R60/5 Toaster Tank. :clap

Let the games begin... :freaky

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,094
Posted By TINK
Avon AM26 Roadrider

I initially tried the Avon AM26 Roadrider on my PROJECT-S http://www.photosbytink.com/bmw/

Took them off after 1,000 miles...
Front wanted to follow the freeway rain groves (I live in So Cal)....
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,302,159
Posted By TINK
Dig that funky headlight, baby... now that's...

Dig that funky headlight, baby... now that's retro :D
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 20,444
Posted By TINK
P R O J E C T "Toaster Tank" missing links...

I do have all the bits to put Humpty Dumpty back together again... including her face (headlamp). :thumb
...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 20,444
Posted By TINK
P R O J E C T "Toaster Tank"

Very excited! Just picked up a 1973.5 LWB R60/5 Toaster Tank :clap

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999895
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Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
24,447 Original Miles

Low mile BMW...

http://www.photosbytink.com/R60-5_Speedo_24,447.jpg

TINK
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
$2053.70 Out the Door

Found the original invoice...

http://www.photosbytink.com/R60-5_Invoice.jpg


Hmmmm, 1973 I was in Germany... hanging out with my U.S. Army buddies... :freaky That means I was in The Father...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Service Record

Found the service record for my R60/5...
http://www.photosbytink.com/R60-5_ServiceRecord.jpg

After 39 years and with 24,446 on the odometer I suspect the 24 000 miles Service is going to be a...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
CB1100 Mods Complete

Okay; while we're all waiting for the R60/5 Toaster Tank Project to begin... :lurk

Here's another photo of my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe with all the mods applied:...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
DMV Step 1, almost complete

I got the receipt from the CA DMV for the title. Should receive the actual CA title in the mail in a few weeks. Once I have title in hand... let the games begin! :rilla
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
DMV Update...

Well, I filled out all the DMV forms :deal, had to go back to got the seller to sign several pieces of paper. Turned everything over to Brunnworth Registration in Huntington Beach (thanks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By TINK
Question Grandpa need long term storage near PDX

Does anyone in the Portland area know of a storage space near PDX where I can park my 2004 DL650 Wee-Strom? I live in Southern California and have family in Corvallis (grandchildren) and Seattle...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
samthg, Could be the 4 into 4 pipes were...

samthg,
Could be the 4 into 4 pipes were purchased from a Japan source. I've seen them on the web, very sexy, but very costly $$$$$.
TINK
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Meanwhile, Back at The Ranch...

Nothing to do with the Toaster Tank project... but had to share; my 2014 CB1100 Deluxe finally arrived today!
...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
DMV Saga Begins...

Lesson #1: AAA does not handle out of system motorcycles any more. Out of system "vehicles", yes, but not motorcycles, They used to, but not any more.

Lesson #2: I have the original title, but it...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Krauser Bags

I still have the Krauser bags from the R100RT that I think would look perfect on the R60/5. :thumb

http://www.photosbytink.com/project-s/images/image/22_22_R100RT_0004_8x12print_750pix.JPG
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Groop, The bike is a 100% CA bike, have the...

Groop,

The bike is a 100% CA bike, have the original CA title. It was originally purchased at Brown's in Pomona. I have the 1979 registration tag and the original blue plate as listed on the...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By TINK
American Motorcycle Tire "Search by Tire Size"

Try the American Motorcycle Tire (http://www.americanmototire.com/catalog/) web site's "Search by Tire Size" feature and you will find all the available tires for 3.25-19 and 4.00-18. I prefer the...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Going for a ride... sort of ;-)

Yep, tossed the Toaster in the ol' pickup truck and took her down to the Vintage Bike OC meet today to show off my new (to me) barn find. :rayof...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,747
Posted By TINK
Once a Seattleite, always a Seattleite

I was born and raised in Seattle, Greenlake area.
There used to be a BMW shop on Aurora at about 81st (maybe?) that I would stop by as a kid to look at the strange German bikes.
I'm in So Cal now,...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,302,159
Posted By TINK
P R O J E C T "Toaster Tank"

Just picked up this 1973 LWB R60/5 Toaster Tank. Follow my restoration here > http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999895
...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Why thanks Kai Ju-san. That is oh so considerate...

Why thanks Kai Ju-san. That is oh so considerate of you to want to dispose of that unsightly oversize oil pan for me. I've been concerned about the excess oil I it would require to fill that oversize...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Front Turn Signal Brackets

The two front turn signal brackets are in the box :thumb, and a good thing they are because they are $63/each new. :eek1
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Deep Dish

Did anyone notice the deep dish oil pan? :augie
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t31.0-8/10580913_10203396861579882_2096940591058236215_o.jpg

TINK
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Houston, we have A I R

Took the wheels off an stuffed new tubes in the old rotten tires. Just wanted to be able to push the bike around the garage without grunting so much.

Good news, rear splines look good as new....
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Wires Everywhere... Why?

In the Box-O-Stuff, Bill, there was a second ign switch plate and a set of handlebar switches that look new, or almost new.

I'm already thinking of converting the ign switch over to a Rocky Point...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Glamor Shots

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10547775_10203392653354679_6090013611893033475_o.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
You are correct, Prutser, the mufflers are the...

You are correct, Prutser, the mufflers are the later /7 style. They are new aftermarket with some minor rust due to sitting in storage for 10 years. They should clean up okay.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
In the Box

Here's what was in the box...
https://scontent-b-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t1.0-9/10609499_10203389539956846_4675224327090108012_n.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
Score!

I purchased the bike from the second owner, who never transferred the title from the first owner, so, technically this is a one owner bike.

Bike is all original, from what I can tell. It appears I...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
First Pictures of my new baby

Pictures!

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t31.0-8/10572013_10203389258869819_847869747469238688_o.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
K75 Too?

I don't know, could still be a K75 in the garage too if the right one comes along...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,379
Posted By TINK
Michelin Activ

+1 on the Michelin Activ. Put a set on PROJECT-S (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684054).
Running 33f 36r for tire pressure.

TINK
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,440
Posted By TINK
P r o j e c t "toaster tank"

I'm at it again, from the makers of PROJECT-S (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684054) a new project is in the works...

I'm buying a 1973 R60/5 Toaster Tank. Picking her up...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By TINK
IKON for my PROJECT-S

I too went with the IKON 7610 for my PROJECT-S (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684054) build.
Have 5,000 miles on them to date, they are great shocks, IMHO.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 80,177
Posted By TINK
So Cal Norton Owners Club - Prince of Darkness

Went on the Prince of Darkness ride with the So Cal Norton Owners Club last night.
Ride goes from Hollywood to Bob's Big Boy in Burbank, via Mulholland Drive.
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