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Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 837
Posted By Chad M
It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a...

It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a plow. A heated visor makes things a whole lot easier.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Chad M
Intake leak?

Intake leak?
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,112
Views: 1,230,490
Posted By Chad M
Considering you've not given the location, it...

Considering you've not given the location, it would be really hard to say.

:lol3

Nice ride!
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6,112
Views: 1,230,490
Posted By Chad M
Except an '88 would have a paralever.

Except an '88 would have a paralever.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=387620

Start by submitting your info here.

There is a VIN check website at the bottom of the first post.
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By Chad M
Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but...

Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but definitely the signal lights, headlight and speedo binnacle aren't correct. Hang onto those accessory gauges, they'll mount to your new signal light...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By Chad M
If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it...

If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it again. The tire certainly won't take that shape.

Chad.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,806
Posted By Chad M
The red tank looks like it might have come off...

The red tank looks like it might have come off the shelf during the period that BMW had a stake in Husqvarna!
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Chad M
Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always...

Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always use a piece of 3/4 plywood and the wide base on my floor jack... spread the load around and you'll be fine.

Chad.
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,764
Posted By Chad M
+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while...

+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while it's fine with the MIG it's brutal with my TIG.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,361
Posted By Chad M
If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand...

If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand deflectors, they are pretty darn close to Alpine White. I'll bet your paint pretty close as Alpine does look "creamy" compared to the bright white....
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,197
Views: 539,540
Posted By Chad M
Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to...

Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to the bike / seller.

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/lethbridge/ural-gear-up-2012-camo/595777211?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Chad M
That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3...

That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3 the price of the PD.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Chad M
I predict your "inbox" will be exploding...

I predict your "inbox" will be exploding shortly.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Chad M
That's what a slipping clutch feels like.

That's what a slipping clutch feels like.
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,464
Posted By Chad M
I moved this from the Flea Market to the...

I moved this from the Flea Market to the appropriate discussion location... though it doesn't make much sense all by itself. :shog

S. Meyer sells a nice reproduction of those pods now:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,445
Posted By Chad M
That turned out really nice! I might just be...

That turned out really nice! I might just be warming up to the dark blue. :ricky
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,112
Views: 1,230,490
Posted By Chad M
Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume...

Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume it's a Granada Red /2. What a freaking crazy collection!
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,361
Posted By Chad M
Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic...

Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic white nacelle look, I deliberated on that one too... now I get to see what it looks like :D
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Chad M
The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets...

The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets bumped, it's going to knock it loose. A spot of weld or set screws is your best bet.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,268
Posted By Chad M
How about an R75 (military) before the /2 and...

How about an R75 (military) before the /2 and then ending with the G/S? I don't think the /6 and the R90S are redundant, I'm seeing this sort of evolutionarily too.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,268
Posted By Chad M
If it were up to me, I'd ditch the RT, move the...

If it were up to me, I'd ditch the RT, move the G/S over and end up with something from the end of the era mono or Classic PD.
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,268
Posted By Chad M
R80G/S and I'll buy another one!

R80G/S and I'll buy another one!
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,112
Views: 1,230,490
Posted By Chad M
They came that way too. When I had my '88...

They came that way too. When I had my '88 Bumblebee, my neighbour had the 1991 GSPD in the same colour scheme.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Chad M
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Chad M
Thanks! That was a long time coming. I asked...

Thanks! That was a long time coming. I asked that question quite a while ago and just got crickets :D I assumed this wasn't a common problem or it must have been something unique to my bike.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Chad M
It is the R100GS tank, but it was the only place...

It is the R100GS tank, but it was the only place I saw in the available fiche where the correct distance pad is shown (as illustrated by the lack of any rear support in the diagram Skyshadow...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Chad M
I don't know that you need that triangular pad, I...

I don't know that you need that triangular pad, I just repurposed my small tank pads and then used a wrap of rubber (cut radiator hose fastened with a zip tie) on the frame tubes beneath the small...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962312

You must of missed this one.
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Chad M
I had the same fitment issues and noticed it when...

I had the same fitment issues and noticed it when I would get a little vibration through the tank over rough stuff. I tracked it down to interference between the pinch weld and the frame tube at the...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,361
Posted By Chad M
146 is correct and I'd say any competent shop...

146 is correct and I'd say any competent shop could mix you up a pint of Alpin Weiss. If they give you the old "we don't have old bike colour charts" rest assured the BMW auto Alpin Weiss 146 is the...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,268
Posted By Chad M
:clap Two more shirts headed for Canada!

:clap

Two more shirts headed for Canada!
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,960
Posted By Chad M
So you have a blower somewhere pulling air out of...

So you have a blower somewhere pulling air out of the booth,
I have an old furnace fan mounted in a box drawing air from the floor opposite the filters. I used a 10' piece of 18"...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,960
Posted By Chad M
Last year I went through this process and though...

Last year I went through this process and though I went a little overboard with the set up, it turned out way better than I'd ever hoped. To support the tank for painting, I decided it would be best...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By Chad M
In our last house, I took 2 BMW's and one Honda...

In our last house, I took 2 BMW's and one Honda up the stairs with just two guys. I would sit on the step above and pull the bike up (holding the forks lowers, pulling towards my chest, step by step...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By Chad M
It's not the same pads for the PD tank as the G/S...

It's not the same pads for the PD tank as the G/S tank. Have a look at this thread.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8136205

There is even a more current thread here:
...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,464
Posted By Chad M
Doh! I was just going by the little "posting...

Doh! I was just going by the little "posting rules" legend in the bottom left corner, you MAY post a new thread (that's good) you MAY post a reply (that's the one you'd have to turn off... so to...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,464
Posted By Chad M
...or we just put a "notification of sale" in the...

...or we just put a "notification of sale" in the Airheads FM with a link to the item ad which could be duplicated in the general Flea market. Then we'd have the option to carry on the discussion as...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,464
Posted By Chad M
But we want the uberdiscussion!

But we want the uberdiscussion!
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,464
Posted By Chad M
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=938499...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=938499

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