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Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 105,409
Views: 20,934,636
Posted By darmahman
Side stand kill switch, anyone???

Anybody have a DR650 side stand kill switch for an 07 DR650?
If anyone is interested in sending me one, please PM me. Thanks Mike
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 131,245
Posted By darmahman
DR 650 Side stand switch

Anybody have an extra DR650 side stand switch they can part with?
I will cover all costs and then some. Mike
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By darmahman
I'm confused...

I'm confused...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,154
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 222,332
Posted By darmahman
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap ...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By darmahman
i'd talk to old man Mischler himself and see what...

i'd talk to old man Mischler himself and see what he says.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By darmahman
On with the Pokie-ization. When it is time to...

On with the Pokie-ization.
When it is time to do the heavy lifting - electrical, drive train, carbs, frame, etc. Pokie has always done amazing work for me. The R80G/S should be no different. ...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By darmahman
EME is good also. ...

EME is good also.
http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/BMW-Airhead-2-valve-s/58.htm
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By darmahman
Thanks - I have that ordered. Waiting from...

Thanks - I have that ordered. Waiting from Germany - 95 bucks at max.
Two valve has OEM for 200 bucks about. Some have said the fender actually gets painted tho, and I am wondering what the hue is.
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By darmahman
There really isn't one unless the paint scheme...

There really isn't one unless the paint scheme code (592) tells it. But I don't know how to look that up.
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By darmahman
What color black was the rear fender painted? ...

What color black was the rear fender painted? Flat, Satin, glossy, somethin in between?
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By darmahman
Cycle World road test - 1981 - 105 mph w/in 1/2...

Cycle World road test - 1981 - 105 mph w/in 1/2 mile
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 190,357
Posted By darmahman
Hey KENBOB - That blue G/S is a real nice looking...

Hey KENBOB - That blue G/S is a real nice looking bike. Let me know if she ever tires of it... :)
Tom really did a nice job on your G/S. Thanks for the pics. I'll bet Tom misses his(your) bike. :)
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By darmahman
BMW G/S historical video from BMW

Maybe this has already been put out there, but there is a five part YouTube video on the G/S by BMW. Here is the first one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEINvPbnzdQ
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By darmahman
I do too. Looks like yours is a tribute the the...

I do too. Looks like yours is a tribute the the factory prototypes paint scheme.
This video shows your bike's color scheme @ approximately 2:02 of the video.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By darmahman
This is the bodywork that came with the bike, tho...

This is the bodywork that came with the bike, tho we know it is not the original bodywork, tho it is all for a R80G/S.
Why? Because BMW only made white G/S's in early 1981. Rumor is in 83 BMW...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By darmahman
Fifty shades of gray - just for kenbob

http://darmahman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/94-Miata/i-5VKCWJG/0/L/IMG_2690-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By darmahman
BMW GS Adventure Motorcycle - A 30 year catalog

"BMW GS Adventure Motorcycle - A 30 Year Catalog by Hans-Jurgen Schneider
has, other than road tests at the time, the best info on R80G/S's I have found.
Schneider was one of the writers who test...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,356
Posted By darmahman
It came out in mid year 68, so both of you are...

It came out in mid year 68, so both of you are right... and wrong... :)
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By darmahman
Max BMW parts fisch shows the same spring and...

Max BMW parts fisch shows the same spring and spacer for either bike, tho I have read somewhere that they were different. I will try to find.
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,154
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 222,332
Posted By darmahman
I think he should put a 911 motor in her...

I think he should put a 911 motor in her...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 40,558
Posted By darmahman
New Speedo cable from Max BMW for R100and R80 GS and GSPD 1989-1995

New speedo cable from Max BMW- never used - Still has parts labels on it. Just as it came from Max- new they are $75.00 - see link for fitting- $55.00 includes shipping to US.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By darmahman
Please do not nuke - My R80G/S build

Nuke please! No, No, No.

I have decided, thanks to KENBOB(see post # 6) since this thread seems to have a half life of it's own to very unorganizedly do a so so refresh so so thread on my R80 G/S...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,356
Posted By darmahman
Speed Yellow?

Speed Yellow?
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,356
Posted By darmahman
Global Rider - What model 993 is that?

Global Rider - What model 993 is that?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By darmahman
Thanks Dave:thumb

Thanks Dave:thumb
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,356
Posted By darmahman
Red Smoke 508 Red Smoke. As 508/509, with...

Red Smoke

508 Red Smoke. As 508/509, with 553, was Lavarot. Metallic, R100RS. 1981 - 1982 R10ORS; for R100RT add #104.

Directly from Snowbums site... :)

Problem is that might not be the...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,356
Posted By darmahman
I have a buddy who has the almost exact same /7...

I have a buddy who has the almost exact same /7 in the same color. We call it
"Mango". :-)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By darmahman
Any one know a Warren Satterley from Minnesota?

I bought an 81 R80 G/S that he used to own at one time. He lived in Minnesota.
Trying to do some research on the bike. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks - Mike Mosiman
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 190,357
Posted By darmahman
For sale in San Francisco... a R80g/s - Looks...

For sale in San Francisco... a R80g/s - Looks mostly all there -
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcy/4891517431.html
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 685,125
Posted By darmahman
Could you give me the name and phone number of...

Could you give me the name and phone number of your powder coating guy?? :-)
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 190,357
Posted By darmahman
So - yesterday I brought home a 1981 (Built Nov....

So - yesterday I brought home a 1981 (Built Nov. 1980) R80G/S - Serial # - 6362049. Looks like it is the fourth oldest. (I mean on our list which is sure to change) ! Kinda like me - old...:)

Rode...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12,804
Views: 1,709,770
Posted By darmahman
Blake - I too love them. This one does look...

Blake - I too love them. This one does look nice.. These days tho, they seem a little on the small side for me ... :)


[QUOTE=Blakebird;26144729]I liked my '77 XS650 because it was a very clean...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,689
Posted By darmahman
I put a Akropovic can with DB killer on my 2012. ...

I put a Akropovic can with DB killer on my 2012. The sound was slightly quieter but much more pleasant of a sound.
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,356
Posted By darmahman
I like it! Is it your /5 ?

I like it! Is it your /5 ?
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,342
Posted By darmahman
Nothing like first hand experience to clear...

Nothing like first hand experience to clear things up...:evil

So then, it seems like that takes any theory I had and makes mincemeat of it. :thumb

Thanks Pokie...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By darmahman
Help near Pelham needed to look at bike I wish to buy.

Anybody live near Pelham that could take a look at a BMW airhead for me? Thanks - Mike 970-481-6355
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By darmahman
H.P. peaks at 6500 rpm vs 7250 rpm. Also intake...

H.P. peaks at 6500 rpm vs 7250 rpm.
Also intake valve is 42 mm vs 44mm.
Timing also looks to be different.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By darmahman
You were talking to a confused dyslexic who...

You were talking to a confused dyslexic who thought he knew more than he did. No such animal from BMW in the airhead era...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,342
Posted By darmahman
The following paragraph is horseshit... :) I have...

The following paragraph is horseshit... :) I have no idea why I wrote the following!!!

I am only referring to the toaster tank above.

Pokie - I didn't think the small tank on the /5 was...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,342
Posted By darmahman
My factory original green paint Sept. 1972 build,...

My factory original green paint Sept. 1972 build, titled 73 SWB has the original pinstripes...
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