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Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 72,071
Posted By CurlyMike
WTB Short Wheelbase Tool Tray(s)

Need a couple. Please PM me a price with shipping to Texas 75160. Thanks for looking.

Mike
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
What is the best way to market something there. I...

What is the best way to market something there. I dont even have an ebay account here. Well I have an account, bought several things just have never sold so no history and such...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
Good suggestion. Just did that. No rigs. Some...

Good suggestion. Just did that. No rigs. Some cool posters and post cards advertising them. From what I gather from some of the folks here like Blue Moon and Perrys its uber rare. There offers were...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
So, what would YOU price the rig at?

So, what would YOU price the rig at?
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
This thing is super cool, but I learned my...

This thing is super cool, but I learned my lesson, I do one thing and one thing only. Airheads. Not sidecars. I rescued it to sell it, so I need to know where you all think I should market it to get...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By CurlyMike
Bite the bullet and get one shipped in from...

Bite the bullet and get one shipped in from Motobins for $300. You can sell your old one complete for $100. Its not worth the effort of trying to put the cover on and then the trim, trust me. Plus,...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
fender looks correct on the one I have...

fender looks correct on the one I have...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
I resurrect old Airheads as a hobby. This thing...

I resurrect old Airheads as a hobby. This thing is way out of my comfort zone, so any info would help.

Anyone off this forum I could contact that would have an idea of what I have, strange that...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By CurlyMike
1930s/40s/50s Simard Sidecar Value

Found this and rescued this Simard at a place I have bought several parts from today. Was full of water because it had been sitting outside for a bit. First priority was to get all of the water out...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 737,224
Posted By CurlyMike
That is one of a very few “modern” bikes that I...

That is one of a very few “modern” bikes that I would consider riding. WOW. I would like to see more about the overall build process to get to the finish product.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By CurlyMike
thanks

thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By CurlyMike
Suzuki GS650 (G) Forum suggestions

I am an BMW airhead guy through and through, however I had a chance to buy a really nice 1981 Suzuki GS650G cheap for my 15 year old to ride and get started on. I am looking for a forum dedicated to...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By CurlyMike
Thanks all for the feedback. Note to self, if...

Thanks all for the feedback. Note to self, if blasting with soda do it outside. WOW. Wife, dogs and cats would not like that inside blasting. LOL.

Might make the investment. Will also look at...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By CurlyMike
Soda Blasting...what your thought

I am trying to clean up old cylinders/heads/valve covers/oil pan/fork legs and etc...

Bead blasting does a great job when the surface is MOSTY clean, and I never use it on my engine case or such....
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By CurlyMike
i love the 75/6. One of the smoothest most...

i love the 75/6. One of the smoothest most balanced bikes BMW made. I like the points versus the hall sensor bean can that always ends up going out. The 83 is notorious for valve recession issues...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By CurlyMike
Yep, I am a dick. If by a dick you mean I...

Yep, I am a dick.

If by a dick you mean I like this forum for mostly for what it is. A question and answer forum to gain knowledge about the machines we like and want to maintain ourselves.
...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By CurlyMike
Thanks for the posts. Will let my buddy know he...

Thanks for the posts. Will let my buddy know he cant retire just yet. Looks like its not as rare as he thought it may have been.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By CurlyMike
Thats not at all the issue AND it was addressed...

Thats not at all the issue AND it was addressed in the original post. Do you have any relevance to add to the post?
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By CurlyMike
early /5 tank. Hinge on the front???

A buddy of mine bought some bikes the other day. One of the tanks is, according to the previous owner, a real early /5 big tank. The hinge is one the front and looks to me as if its too far back. Is...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By CurlyMike
Really the all of the airhead shocks. Would...

Really the all of the airhead shocks. Would really like to get the /5 ones apart and really clean well and powder coat the springs, as well as the Progressive and the Koni shocks that have decent...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By CurlyMike
Shock re-build

In effort to make the bikes I resurrect cleaner and more presentable, I would like to rebuild some of these shocks instead of just trashing them.

So how do YOU, take them apart?

Use a...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By CurlyMike
NICE. And I like the front fender plate...

NICE. And I like the front fender plate...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,788
Posted By CurlyMike
I have a couple to choose from. I can send you a...

I have a couple to choose from. I can send you a pict with all of the varieties if you PM me your email...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,698
Posted By CurlyMike
So, in what FUCKING world is it right to highjack...

So, in what FUCKING world is it right to highjack a thread that one guy puts out here singing the praises of another inmate.

If you dont like an inmate’s practices or if HE has done you wrong,...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By CurlyMike
PMed you my info

PMed you my info
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,096
Posted By CurlyMike
Given all of that I would say 6500OBO meaning...

Given all of that I would say 6500OBO meaning 6000CASH would be a real good deal. Re-list and refresh. CL, ibmwr and such. No offense to most here on this forum, But listing a bike for sale here...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,096
Posted By CurlyMike
Some friendly advise, dont assume everyone knows...

Some friendly advise, dont assume everyone knows all that is needed to form an opinion.

What was the price you were asking?
How many miles?
Maintenance records?
Transmission clip done?
Have...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,788
Posted By CurlyMike
I have several sets. Can send you a pict with all...

I have several sets. Can send you a pict with all of them laid out and then if you would like to see picts of a certain set I would be glad to do that. PM me your email so I can get you a pict.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,788
Posted By CurlyMike
PM me your email. I will send you a pict of...

PM me your email. I will send you a pict of several you can pick from and then we can talk price. They will be real affordable...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By CurlyMike
I wouldnt buy a thing from those people. Cheap...

I wouldnt buy a thing from those people. Cheap reject product.

I have used the brass tubes several times. Works great.
A couple of tips I do. I sand the ends just a bit to help recess into the...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By CurlyMike
I have some original BMW picts and the orange...

I have some original BMW picts and the orange R90S picts I have do not have a stripe on the back. Single on the front fender, seat cowl and fairing...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,340
Posted By CurlyMike
R80 all day long. So much easier to maintain. So,...

R80 all day long. So much easier to maintain. So, so many pluses over 74. If it was a /5 750 maybe...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,788
Posted By CurlyMike
WANTED: decent original muffler for 1985 80G/S

Not willing to pay Duncan BMW prices...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By CurlyMike
make darn sure you have a great ground and good...

make darn sure you have a great ground and good solid ground wire and completely strong battery. I have chased that for days just find out my battery was going out. My 2 cents.
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By CurlyMike
I have had Paul Sturges in Newberg, OR fix...

I have had Paul Sturges in Newberg, OR fix several exhaust threads on my heads on bikes I am resurrecting. Never had a stripped plug but I am sure he can do it. Great reasonable work. Head looks new...
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,180
Posted By CurlyMike
I have also heard from several “old timers” that...

I have also heard from several “old timers” that it is best to soak the new rear main seal in oil overnight before putting it in as new. Dont know if this is really necessary. Would like to know what...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,599
Posted By CurlyMike
Paul DOES NOT DO IT LIKE THIS. When you get...

Paul DOES NOT DO IT LIKE THIS.

When you get a head back from Paul it looks like factory new. Welds the thread area and then re-cuts threads. He has done 5 or so for me and every time I am amazed...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,788
Posted By CurlyMike
sent you a PM. Lets talk...

sent you a PM. Lets talk...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By CurlyMike
I always understood that the ball and the flex...

I always understood that the ball and the flex hone were the same thing, just some called it a different thing???:ear

I use a flex-hone (with the small balls on the end) and its makes a nice...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,788
Posted By CurlyMike
Please PM me about the toaster tank. I will take...

Please PM me about the toaster tank. I will take it and just need to get a bit more info. Thanks.
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