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Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By rbm
Looking for a pair of 049 keys (part number 51...

Looking for a pair of 049 keys (part number 51 25 0 418 959) for my BMW City Cases. If anyone has one (or two), please PM me. These are NLA according to Max BMW fiche.
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By rbm
Using 4-pot calipers from an ABS-equipped or...

Using 4-pot calipers from an ABS-equipped or non-ABS-equipped K-bike will not matter; either will function in a non-ABS application.

To mount the calipers on your forks without modifying either...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 234,162
Posted By rbm
indicator light sockets

The replacement part for the dual lamp socket for the idle running and charging lamps (part number 80 48 129) pictured below is usually expensive. These illuminate the warning lamps on R25-R69S...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,594
Posted By rbm
I own a BMW K75 and a K100; both have been ridden...

I own a BMW K75 and a K100; both have been ridden with the stock seat and with a Corbin Dual Canyon at various times. I like the Corbin for its shape and long term comfort. I dislike the Corbin for...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 287,360
Posted By rbm
It's connected to the mesh screen on the bottom...

It's connected to the mesh screen on the bottom of the fuel pump. You can buy replacement hose from BMW but some people say the hose is not necessary and can be left off. It directs returning fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By rbm
Buying a used BMW...

Buying a used BMW (http://www.verrill.com/moto/kbikebuyingguide.shtml)

You've just bought a 2V Kbike. What now? (http://www.motobrick.com/index.php?topic=370.0)
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 921,508
Posted By rbm
K75 muffler inlet ID = 42.5mm; K75 exhaust header...

K75 muffler inlet ID = 42.5mm; K75 exhaust header outlet OD = 40.7mm. I measured these using a vernier caliper on my own K75. The 1.8mm difference is to accommodate a gasket.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By rbm
BMW factory manual for the K75/ K100 can be found...

BMW factory manual for the K75/ K100 can be found several places. Here is one:
http://technik.flyingbrick.de/index.php?title=01_Technische_Literatur

There are many examples of of these bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By rbm
Motorcycle Universal Gear Indicator...

Motorcycle Universal Gear Indicator (http://www.electronics-lab.com/projects/automotive/006/index.html)
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By rbm
When you buy the bike, the current owner will...

When you buy the bike, the current owner will sign the transfer portion of the ownership papers and give it to you. The bike becomes your property. You would be well advised to obtain a UVIP from...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By rbm
Ah, good to know. Thanks for correcting my...

Ah, good to know. Thanks for correcting my mistake, Duck.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By rbm
Check out my Picasa album...

Check out my Picasa album (https://picasaweb.google.com/103651284721697278882/K75CFairing) which has lots of photos of a K75C fairing. This should help you figure out what you were given and what...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By rbm
I was pleased with the firm that did the work. ...

I was pleased with the firm that did the work. The job was inexpensive and well done.

Mohsen's Custom Auto Trim Inc.
126 Manville Road
Scarborough. M1L 4Js
(416) 269-7171
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By rbm
Good plan. The smoothing foam will be...

Good plan.

The smoothing foam will be significantly compressed when you tension the cover. It will not add any appreciable thickness to the seat profile. My second bike is a Moto Guzzi V7 which...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By rbm
Easier to add a layer of 1/4" Polyurethane...

Easier to add a layer of 1/4" Polyurethane cushioning foam over the entire seat to smooth out the uneven area.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By rbm
It is probably worth your while to replace the...

It is probably worth your while to replace the connector with a new pair, even if it is not original, since you doubt the integrity of the original. This means searching for a suitable AMP connector...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 921,508
Posted By rbm
Love this half fairing and round tail. It...

Love this half fairing and round tail. It smooths the agressive lines of the Brick.
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By rbm
Ya. Wouldn't mine in the least!!:ricky

Ya. Wouldn't mine in the least!!:ricky
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By rbm
Well, good I asked. I got consensus on faking...

Well, good I asked. I got consensus on faking the screws and using double-sided tape so that's the way I'll tackle this modification. Thanks to everyone who responded.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By rbm
How to seal threads on emblem screws

Hi,

I'm going to be modifying my BMW K75 tank to accept /5 tank emblems using screws rather than adhesive. This means drilling and tapping the aluminum. Will I need to use a sealant (such as...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 921,508
Posted By rbm
Congrats on the purchase Duck. Always look...

Congrats on the purchase Duck. Always look forward to your projects...this one is no exception.
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,402
Posted By rbm
Excellent writeup. I'm in the midst of a K75...

Excellent writeup. I'm in the midst of a K75 refurb as well and the information here is very useful.

Can you reveal the secret of you "patented cleaning method"? I see you painted right over the...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,237
Posted By rbm
Yes, they will. :doh

Yes, they will. :doh
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,237
Posted By rbm
As promised, I'm updating this thread with my...

As promised, I'm updating this thread with my experience so far.

Based on the great information I received, I contacted my local Part Source store (this is a Canadian aftermarket automotive...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,237
Posted By rbm
Right! That's exactly what I told the Napa...

Right! That's exactly what I told the Napa Canada rep when he asked the question over the phone last week. He basically blew me off with "We don't have anything you're looking for. Sorry." Kind of...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,237
Posted By rbm
OK, thanks for the replies. I'll try to locate a...

OK, thanks for the replies. I'll try to locate a sealed beam unit to test the fit. The problem with the aftermarket dealers around here is they want to know the year, make and model of the vehicle...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,237
Posted By rbm
Will 7" H4 headlight fit a /5 headlight bucket?

Hi,

As part of a customization I'm performing, I purchased a BMW /5 headlight bucket, sans innards. The item was advertized as "BMW Airhead R50 R60 R75 /5 7" Headlight Bucket Shell ". The inside...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By rbm
A real shame how you got gouged on the shipping...

A real shame how you got gouged on the shipping and importation charges like that.

For your Guzzi parts, check out http://www.rebootguzzispares.com/. Pete runs a great business suppling MG parts...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 104,936
Posted By rbm
When you fit the Stucchi, itthe Racer will look...

When you fit the Stucchi, itthe Racer will look like this:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-1KJnPOjFZ68/T5M0d8j96qI/AAAAAAAABo0/5B_5WFKSEtY/s640/IMG_0593.JPG

p.s. That's my 2011 V7 with the...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By rbm
I'll contribute to this discussion by...

I'll contribute to this discussion by illustrating the quality of champlevé work coming out of China. Albeit, the quality is not near that described by caponerd. It can't be compared. However, for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 104,936
Posted By rbm
It is a fast idle lever, not a choke. If you are...

It is a fast idle lever, not a choke. If you are experiencing a binary behaviour with the lever, check the gap between the fast idle cam and the TB actuator on the right side. It's probable that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 104,936
Posted By rbm
Go aftermarket with the ECU update by Todd at...

Go aftermarket with the ECU update by Todd at Guzzitech. There is good feedback from the Guzzi community on his ECU mods and to the support you will get if you do go that route. Also, to my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 104,936
Posted By rbm
Congrats on your choice of the V7. Funny enough,...

Congrats on your choice of the V7. Funny enough, that's the same analogy I use to describe riding my V7 Racer. It's feels like riding a bike -- light, nimble, powerful for its size.

As for...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,745
Posted By rbm
Pledge furniture polish will restore the look of...

Pledge furniture polish will restore the look of the plastic pieces. I and others have used Pledge on K-bike switch parts with success.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By rbm
Online Auction of Vintage Italian Parts (NOS) from 50/60s

Occurring October 9, 2012 (and weekly through October and November):

http://www.alderferauction.com/contents/upcomingdetails.aspx?EventId=1789

Quoted from the web page:
Complete Inventory...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,435
Posted By rbm
Duck's earlier suggestion with relays works well....

Duck's earlier suggestion with relays works well.

I'm in the midst of designing a replacement PCB for the gear indicator / Neutral light / starter circuit. Stay tuned as I will make the design...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By rbm
Thank you both for your replies. This is good...

Thank you both for your replies. This is good news because the smaller diameter is 46mm, which is larger than my minimum. The length is 15.5cm which is less than my maximum length. However, I...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By rbm
R75/5 headlight ear dimensions?

Hi,

Can someone confirm these critical dimensions for a set of BMW R75/5 headlight ears please?

(1) total length of tube (to which ears are mounted)
(2) diameter of tube

I am...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 64,783
Posted By rbm
I can talk to the K-bike but not an Airhead ......

I can talk to the K-bike but not an Airhead ... but changing the main rear seal is a no brainer operation once you've stripped the bike down to its components, like you have done. I am an aspiring...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By rbm
Agree! Good advice for any previously owned...

Agree! Good advice for any previously owned vehicle. Although the authority vehicles do get regular service, they live a hard life. Doesn't mean they are all POS at the end of that service life. ...
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