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Forum: Airheads 03-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 324,478
Posted By Udo
Darmahman, I PM'd you

Darmahman, I PM'd you
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-21-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Udo
Called around. No one is set up to dual plug...

Called around. No one is set up to dual plug these heads. Looks like I'll send them out of state. Thanks to all .
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Udo
Airhead machine shop in Boulder/Denver area?

I'm restoring an R80G/S and am looking for recommendations to a good machine shop that can handle BMW airhead machining. They need to be able to dual plug these heads while doing all the other needs....
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Udo
Simple solution

I took one of the forks apart to see how they function. Shortening them will be easier than I first thought. It's just a matter of cutting the long spring down by the desired amount you want to...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Udo
I've looked at that thread and many others. Those...

I've looked at that thread and many others. Those forks are different. I don't think that there is a detailed thread on the internet that shows how to shorten the DRZ forks. I've searched diligently....
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Udo
My research steers (pun intended) to the DRZ400...

My research steers (pun intended) to the DRZ400 forks. All of the DRZ400E and 2002 and newer DrZ400S models are adjustable for compression and rebound. They are 49mm conventional Showa. The triple...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Udo
Beater, I went through your thread, but couldn't...

Beater, I went through your thread, but couldn't locate anything about shortening the DRZ400 forks. Yes, the triple trees are a good fit with 52 x 30 x16 head bearings and 10mm spacer. To shorten the...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Udo
DRZ400 forks onto R80G/S

I'm restoring/rebuilding a 1981 BMW R80G/S that will include installing a set of 2002 DRZ400S Showa forks. They are fully adjustable for compression and rebound. I need to shorten them about two...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22,722
Views: 3,682,629
Posted By Udo
Shortening DRZ400 forks

I'm restoring/rebuilding a 1981 BMW R80G/S that will include installing a set of 2002 DRZ400S Showa forks. They are fully adjustable for compression and rebound. I need to shorten them about two...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Udo
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Udo
Still hoping and looking.

Still hoping and looking.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Udo
Older (1985) KTM parts fiche

I'm building an R80G/S with '85 40mm USD forks, front wheel, and brakes. I need a detailed pictorial showing the front wheel bearings, spacers, and axle of any of the KTM dirt bikes of that time...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 162,901
Posted By Udo
Correction

Solo Lobo, that 1981 model I'm resurrecting is #2021 not #2012.
Thank you
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 162,901
Posted By Udo
New # 2021

I recently acquired my second R80G/S. I found it listed on Craigslist and could not resist. It's a 1981 vintage, last #2021. Right now it's a disassembled basket case. It came without front end...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Udo
You're saying that's a date code. 1985, 44th...

You're saying that's a date code. 1985, 44th week. That would be helpful.
Thanks.
Any other thoughts, ideas, would also be appreciated.
Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Udo
Help KTM WP forks identification

I'm hoping one of you KTM gurus can help me. I acquired a set of what were advertised to be "KTM WP Forks" for an R80G/S project. I am now having a problem identifying their exact year/model so that...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,537
Posted By Udo
Close timing?

I too am planning a ride through Canada and Alaska from north central Colorado. This will be the fourth time I've done it, each time totally different. Reading the above thread I notice various...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 369,148
Posted By Udo
We said Goodbye and on my way back my eye caught...

We said Goodbye and on my way back my eye caught a fantastic rig in the parking lot. It was a custom Land Cruiser with a camper on back, barred windows, snorkel, wench, and extra fuel and water...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 653
Poll: Amendment 64
Views: 29,679
Posted By Udo
I'm hoping and voting to decriminalize it, but...

I'm hoping and voting to decriminalize it, but fear that the "War on Drugs" industry will win out again. There is a lot of money and power at stake here. The private prison industry is dependent on...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,375
Posted By Udo
Question by the OP, "smallest bike for two up"....

Question by the OP, "smallest bike for two up". Mr. Pirsig and others, like me, used to do it on the 305cc Superhawk.
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 67,746
Posted By Udo
OK, I'll admit that I'm assuming the mufflers are...

OK, I'll admit that I'm assuming the mufflers are badly designed because most of the Harleys I see I can also hear, sounding like an old Ford Falcon with a hole in its muffler.
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 67,746
Posted By Udo
I was seriously considering buying a Harley, but...

I was seriously considering buying a Harley, but after seeing how poor their muffler design and quality is I decided to pass. If a manufacturer can't make a muffler do its job, what can I expect from...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,128
Posted By Udo
Just ran the Trans-Lab a few weeks ago. Was able...

Just ran the Trans-Lab a few weeks ago. Was able to run the unpaved sections on a fully loaded R1200GS with TKC-80's at 50mph without a problem. Yes, it rained hard the last day heading towards Port...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-19-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By Udo
I just finished 250 miles of gravel on the Trans...

I just finished 250 miles of gravel on the Trans Lab, Phase III between Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Port Hope Simpson. I was riding the R1200GS with the 20 liter tank. I carried an extra 5 liter can,...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Udo
Mackenzie River

Looking at maps of Canada and I keep coming back to the Mackenzie River. I envision riding up from Colorado to The Great Slave Lake, perhaps Yellowknife, catching a barge or some sort of river boat...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-20-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,333
Posted By Udo
As already mentioned, sand, grass, leaves, moss,...

As already mentioned, sand, grass, leaves, moss, pine needles and a little water.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By Udo
Easy swap. Just about all airhead stuff seems to...

Easy swap. Just about all airhead stuff seems to interchange.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Udo
Will make you smile

Here is a link:


http://joshspector.com/2011/02/13/now-this-is-a-great-commercial/
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,979
Posted By Udo
Switch assembly

Had a similar problem during a recent long trip with the 2005 R1200GS. The right turn signal would come on by itself, intermittently. Setting hazards, cancelling, doing something would usually get it...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
Hey Jamie, Fancy meeting you here. I'm from an...

Hey Jamie, Fancy meeting you here. I'm from an area near Ward, Colorado. It's an old mining district northwest of Boulder.
Been looking at your reports from your MRT trip, decided to see what you...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
On the road

This should probably be moved to ""Trip Reports" now that the trip has begun.
Got packed and left last Sunday morning. Basic R1200GS packed with basic Jesse cases, basic duffel holding the basic,...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 32,261
Posted By Udo
:wink: Look cool.

:wink: Look cool.
Forum: Americas 06-20-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
Jamie, Looks interesting (that means windy). Keep...

Jamie, Looks interesting (that means windy). Keep it up.
I'm already seeing a very cool trip report.
Forum: Americas 06-19-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
Yes, I found the advertising for the typical day...

Yes, I found the advertising for the typical day excursion boats. Seems very touristy and not for me. Think I'll just ask around as I drift South, maybe get lucky.
Forum: Americas 06-18-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
Has anyone ever had the opportunity to load their...

Has anyone ever had the opportunity to load their bike onto a river boat/ferry/barge and float down a length of the river, get off, and then motor on? Could be interesting and add a twist to the...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
Thanks Chuck. It's on my itinerary. It's places...

Thanks Chuck. It's on my itinerary. It's places like that hotel that I'll be checking out. I've done most of my long rides all over the West and North West. This will be so different. I'm a bit of a...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By Udo
Been planning a route. Should be able to leave...

Been planning a route. Should be able to leave around the second week in July. Going to ride northeast from Colorado to Minnesota and then just follow that shoreline south. Any recommendations on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,139
Posted By Udo
I have the Scotts damper setup on my R1200GS....

I have the Scotts damper setup on my R1200GS. Riding on the Continental Divide with strong wind gusts daily. It makes a very noticeable difference.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,524
Posted By Udo
Speeding bikes save lives

Speeding bikes save lives
Forum: Americas 06-10-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Udo
Cheyenne to Denver. Forget it. Go west in Wyoming...

Cheyenne to Denver. Forget it. Go west in Wyoming and drop into Colorado at Saratoga, WY. This will get you onto the western side of the Rockies. More scenic, less traffic, more better. You can then...
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