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Forum: Airheads 04-07-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 1,364,888
Posted By GeezWhiz
Yeah, they were the first thing to go. Well,...

Yeah, they were the first thing to go. Well, after the '70s Vetter fairing that I didn't even bring home.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/EinundsiebzigKaffe.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,651
Posted By GeezWhiz
Thanks. It matches the bike. ...

Thanks. It matches the bike.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/HC-12-28a_zpse3d4857b.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,651
Posted By GeezWhiz
Sort of. It's a combination of my Photoshop work...

Sort of. It's a combination of my Photoshop work and a sign shop. The graphics are vehicle wrap vinyl. Great stuff.
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,651
Posted By GeezWhiz
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/R...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/R75hat_zps18ead613.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 1,364,888
Posted By GeezWhiz
Start ...

Start

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/BMWR75-5n-M.jpg

Finished

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/EinundsiebzigKaffe.jpg

Thousand mile shake down ride...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,202
Views: 588,344
Posted By GeezWhiz
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/X...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/XLRedMountain.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 118,290
Posted By GeezWhiz
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/D...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/DynaLite2-1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,333
Posted By GeezWhiz
Just found another place the little buggers like...

Just found another place the little buggers like to stash stuff. I was doing some wiring under the seat on my '71 R75/5 today and discovered the top frame tube under the tank was full of bird seed. ...
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,333
Posted By GeezWhiz
Might want to plug your mufflers too. I fired up...

Might want to plug your mufflers too. I fired up my AH Sprite the other day and about 2 cups of bird seed blew out the back.
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By GeezWhiz
Plain old filament style 12 volt bulbs with a...

Plain old filament style 12 volt bulbs with a brand new, fully charged battery. The system is charging and revving the motor just makes noise not light. I'm beginning to suspect the switch. I'll...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By GeezWhiz
Nope. I replaced the flasher without any success...

Nope. I replaced the flasher without any success either. The turn signal relay is working. I can hear it clicking when I use the turn signal switch. Looking at the wiring diagram, it seems that would...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By GeezWhiz
R75/5 Turn signals

I'm having no luck in getting the turn signals to work on my '71 R75/5. The PO had hacked the front signals off to mount a Vetter fairing sometime in the dim past. During my rebuild, I replaced all...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By GeezWhiz
Did you "tickle" the carb?

Did you "tickle" the carb?
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 685,407
Posted By GeezWhiz
I could have saved a lot of work with a seat like...

I could have saved a lot of work with a seat like that.

I agree with you about the shape. My goal was to make the cowl relate to the tank profile to give a cohesive look to the bike. I think it...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 685,407
Posted By GeezWhiz
The similarities are striking. Is yours home...

The similarities are striking. Is yours home built as well?
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 685,407
Posted By GeezWhiz
My subframe bends down like all the others. I...

My subframe bends down like all the others. I solved the problem by building my own seat. I just didn't care for any of the available ones and I wanted mine to flip up like the stock seat so that I...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 685,407
Posted By GeezWhiz
My Summer Project. ...

My Summer Project.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/BMW-Cafe.jpg


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/EinundsiebzigKaffe.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7,357
Views: 3,369,613
Posted By GeezWhiz
My Summer Project: ...

My Summer Project:


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/EinundsiebzigKaffe.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,476
Posted By GeezWhiz
This is an old one and a bit long, sorry. You...

This is an old one and a bit long, sorry. You couldn't do it today. In 1985, my buddy Steve and I rode 20 year-old Yamahas my '65 and his '67 Big Bear 250cc Scramblers to Branson, MO to a big...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-18-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 29,125
Posted By GeezWhiz
May 8, 2012 - Somewhere between Rockdale and...

May 8, 2012 - Somewhere between Rockdale and Franklin, TX

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/Nailed.jpg


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/Nailed2.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By GeezWhiz
I have the rear hub of my '71 R75/5 sitting on my...

I have the rear hub of my '71 R75/5 sitting on my bench and I just checked it against your photos. My bike has only 21K on the clock and and was last tagged in 1979 and I'm fairly confident that it...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By GeezWhiz
Thanks for the guidance, guys. The procedure is...

Thanks for the guidance, guys. The procedure is exactly as it appeared to me. My hesitation came from the Clymer manual that calls for tank removal and makes no mention of loosening the carb. It made...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By GeezWhiz
OK. I was trying to be brief. Full disclosure is...

OK. I was trying to be brief. Full disclosure is that yes, this is my first Airhead, but not my first rodeo. While the bike was asleep for 33 years, I bought it from a PO that had started work on...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By GeezWhiz
Seriously? You have to remove the gas tank and...

Seriously? You have to remove the gas tank and carburetors to check the air filter? That sounds more like Italian engineering than German. I wonder how often the filter got changed when these were...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By GeezWhiz
Question R75/5 Airbox?

OK, I'm an idiot. I've started refurbishing a '71 R75/5 that has been sleeping for the last 33 years. In attempting to remove the airbox and filter, I have removed the gas tank, strapped the kick...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,180
Posted By GeezWhiz
Any spring rate suggestions for Progressive's...

Any spring rate suggestions for Progressive's dual-rate springs for a R75/5 with a 175 lb rider? Progressive's web site is no help at all.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By GeezWhiz
R75/5 Wheels

Just getting underway on a '71 R75/5. The crusty spokes need to go so, Woody's or Buchanan's? I've dinked with truing wheels just enough to know that it isn't worth it to do it myself. If it makes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 302,561
Posted By GeezWhiz
Pettit Jean Mt, Arkansas, 1982 and the 25th...

Pettit Jean Mt, Arkansas, 1982 and the 25th anniversary ride in 2007.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/PettitJean-82.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 302,561
Posted By GeezWhiz
Taken by my Uncle in 1961. Same train as in the...

Taken by my Uncle in 1961. Same train as in the historic link.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/SilvertonCO1961.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 1,364,888
Posted By GeezWhiz
And...so it begins. This followed me home last...

And...so it begins. This followed me home last week 1971 R75/5, 21K on the clock, last tagged in '79.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/BMWR75-5n-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7,908
Views: 7,354,020
Posted By GeezWhiz
How did you get the bikes stick to the wall like...

How did you get the bikes stick to the wall like that? :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,641
Posted By GeezWhiz
Pot O'Gold in my back yard. ...

Pot O'Gold in my back yard.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/Rainbow.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15,762
Views: 9,183,981
Posted By GeezWhiz
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/X...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/XL-25072a.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,468
Posted By GeezWhiz
I'm kind of the Will Rogers of motorcyclists. I...

I'm kind of the Will Rogers of motorcyclists. I never met a bike I didn't like, but I had a CB 175 once and I would have to put it on the bottom of the list of bikes I've owned. I don't think it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,122
Posted By GeezWhiz
Near Tivoli, Texas. ...

Near Tivoli, Texas.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/TivoliTXwindmill.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 233,055
Posted By GeezWhiz
Honolulu, 1970. ...

Honolulu, 1970.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/Hawaii70d.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,509
Posted By GeezWhiz
Here's one I did for a story I wrote about my...

Here's one I did for a story I wrote about my misspent youth for a magazine that is now dead:

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/ScooterROk2New.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,509
Posted By GeezWhiz
It's been maybe 20 years since I've done any moto...

It's been maybe 20 years since I've done any moto art. I did find this in the closet:


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/Ninja2.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,149
Views: 580,413
Posted By GeezWhiz
Byars Bridge, Byars, Oklahoma ...

Byars Bridge, Byars, Oklahoma

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/ByarsBridge.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 53,605
Posted By GeezWhiz
The Buffalo National River, Arkansas. ...

The Buffalo National River, Arkansas.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/okiedirt2/ArkansasFog.jpg
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