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Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By akabeton
That's a nice clean garage you have :D

That's a nice clean garage you have :D
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By akabeton
Cylinder Head Nuts Torque Setting

I just wanted to double check this before I screw up.

Haynes - 18 - 23 Nm. ( 13.5 - 17 ft.lb )

Clymers - 35 - 39 Nm. ( 26 - 29 ft.lb )

Snowbum - 33.9 Nm max. ( 25...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,061
Posted By akabeton
Funny

:lol3. :lol3. My wife just asked me, " What are you laughing at " ?
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 57,251
Posted By akabeton
Early spring ride

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/akabeton/e336e02ef5a7f7ac195d2807f7771920.jpg

I did say early, still lots of snow and ice around.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By akabeton
Fabricate a gasket ?

It may be possible to fabricate a temporary gasket with some cloth tape wrapped around the threads of the cap
This may stop the vapor escaping.

I have the same tank, I'll post a photo of the...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By akabeton
How far Northwest?

How far Northwest?
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By akabeton
Oh dear

Do you think you could take a photo of the damaged area?
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 1,107,991
Posted By akabeton
Very Nice

Great score, she's a beauty.

You should lose the emissions crap.

http://store.bobsbmw.com/product/epa-kit


Enjoy.
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By akabeton
Good things come in threes

1. New to you airhead, coming soon.
2. Leicester City promoted to The Premier League
3. ???

Keep us posted Rob.
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,238
Posted By akabeton
Good score

Well done, great looking bike.

You should probably lose the emission control crap.

http://store.bobsbmw.com/product/epa-kit

Enjoy
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By akabeton
Thumbs down Nice job

Nice job Graham.

Bring it out west and get it dirty :D

What LED's are those?
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By akabeton
Check your cables.

+1

Check enricher and throttle cables.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By akabeton
Thanks

Jenna, thanks for the link.
It certainly looks like those guys are serious about producing the goods.
I wish them well.
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By akabeton
K76

I ran K76 front and rear for a year. I got 11,000 miles on the rear and the front was probably good for another 3k. I was riding probably 80/20. They are great tires.

Last year I went for...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,110
Posted By akabeton
Don't sell it yet.

Don't sell it yet

When I win the lottery I will give you more than a fair price.

All you have to do is wait, you cannot lose. :D

Just take good care of her in the meantime.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By akabeton
Long may you run

Thanks for sharing.

Long may you run.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By akabeton
The Art Of Slow Speed Riding

I thought I'd share this video I just found, quite amazing.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=743916175652741
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By akabeton
Thanks

Thanks for sharing.

Do you have any brochures for later models? 1995 r100 GSPD ??
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By akabeton
Looking Good

Looking good Graham, keep us posted on your progress.

Spring is just around the corner.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By akabeton
Did exactly the same.

+ 1

Did the same thing, ran it from the Powerlet connection on the bike. Tank lid closed no problem, phone stayed safe and dry inside.

Much better than wrecking your $1200 tank. :D
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,537
Posted By akabeton
Integrity

Not at all, very nicely done. That's a beauty.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,537
Posted By akabeton
Too bad

I know they say " different strokes for different folks" but that is a travesty.

I used to feel the same when I'd see old VW's treated in a similar fashion.

I think we forget sometimes that...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By akabeton
Thanks for sharing.

Life was so much simpler before Touratech :D
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By akabeton
Happy Memories

That brings back some very happy memories.
I remember taking my son ( Adam ) to fly his kite at the beach It was one of those perfect summer days, clear blue sky nice breeze. I had taken along a...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,524
Posted By akabeton
Video Time ???

I think it's time for us to see some more of your riding ME 109. You seem to manage with your stock set up just fine. :D
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By akabeton
The Great Karoo 2011

Not sure if this has been posted before.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Pa0J88zIzU&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By akabeton
First Oil Change

Fred,

Don't forget that all important first oil change :D
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,761
Posted By akabeton
Sounds like fun

Even better the GS will never say " Get your dirty,greasy hands off me , and go and make the dinner " :D


The hole you found could be the " viewing" hole for the flywheel.
Also the plugs in...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By akabeton
Nice clean bike

+1

$5000 -6500 would be fair.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By akabeton
Free room & board

I will feed and exercise her on the coast here till your winter is over. :D
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By akabeton
Congratulations

A very nice addition to the stable.

Looking forward to pics.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By akabeton
Welcome

[QUOTE Max is picking it up eh? Limber up the old wallet brother! Welcome aboard man![/QUOTE]

:rofl
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,228
Posted By akabeton
No bead leaking

The K76 had no problems with bead leak,
I was very happy with ithem on gravel.
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,228
Posted By akabeton
K76 are a great tire.

The main reason was a little more aggressive off road riding.
I had no issues at all with the K76 on or off road, wet or dry. They corner really well at any speed. They don't "square off" like the...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,228
Posted By akabeton
Take a look at Heidenau K76

Similar tread. Good dual sport 80/20. Had great results and mileage. Good price too.

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/akabeton/412fdc95.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By akabeton
Try these

I'm the same height (6'2") and the stock set up felt uncomfortable too.

I installed a SW-MOTECH bar riser (Twisted Throttle) that not only raises the bars, but it also moves them back 1".
It...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,893
Posted By akabeton
[QUOTE besides .. relining shoes are cheaper and...

[QUOTE besides .. relining shoes are cheaper and aluminum castings were higher quality vs new after market shoes. most importantly shoe materials used will not be OEM style, which is way too...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By akabeton
Value

Quite simply it is worth what somebody is willing to pay for it.
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,375
Posted By akabeton
Nice

I wonder who was Beckhams stunt double ?

Was that you Rob?
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By akabeton
Riding in the afterlife

Riding in the afterlife, Billy Standley from Ohio buried astride his motorcycle in a plexiglas coffin.

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/akabeton/d5f47926a0ccc7c96982ebb6d8b4bf51.jpg

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