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Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 01:57 PM
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Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 01:48 PM
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Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By JonO
FS: 1974 R90/6 Seat

***sold***
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By JonO
Hey...that place looks familiar...:D ...

Hey...that place looks familiar...:D

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/29/7eve8u5a.jpg

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Forum: Airheads 04-17-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By JonO
Thanks for all the replies! Thinking more along...

Thanks for all the replies! Thinking more along the lines of one of these now:http://images.motorcycle-superstore.com/ProductImages/OG/2006_Nelson-Rigg_Riggpaks_Mini_Trunk.jpg ...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By JonO
R90/6 Top box/case options

What are my options for adding a Top box/case to my 74 R90/6? Im looking for a lockable hard case, if possible, to store air pump, spare rotor, tire irons, tubes, etc. Needs to be able to be...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,471
Posted By JonO
Original gear box went out on my '74 R90/6 about...

Original gear box went out on my '74 R90/6 about 3 years ago. At the time, the bike had a little over 100K miles on it. Luckily I was only about 2 miles from home, and made it there in 1st gear. ...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By JonO
Will do! I have subscribed to this thread. ...

Will do! I have subscribed to this thread.

Yeah, I took a chance on the EME mainly due to cost. I really hadn't heard anything bad about it, but like you said, had not seen a full review either....
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By JonO
I replaced the Bosch in my '74 R90/6 about a year...

I replaced the Bosch in my '74 R90/6 about a year ago with one of those, and its still going strong. Much easier starting, and much less drain on battery on cold mornings. I think it weighs about...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By JonO
See here: ...

See here: http://www.bmwbayer.de/index.php?page=categorie&cat=4156&next_page=2
Looks like the /5 LWB and /6 with horizontal lines are the same. The Euro is still weak against the dollar, so the...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By JonO
I've never had issues with the side covers, and...

I've never had issues with the side covers, and still have (what looks like) the original rubber band holder:eek1...should probably upgrade that sucker. I really like the Napoleon Barend mirrors on...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By JonO
MaxBMW. I don't have a local parts supplier, and...

MaxBMW. I don't have a local parts supplier, and have tried several online ones. Max rules!:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,643
Posted By JonO
Rotella T dino. I get the gallon jugs at...

Rotella T dino. I get the gallon jugs at AutoZone on sale for about 12 bucks
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,308,180
Posted By JonO
Camped this year at the far end of Wild...

Camped this year at the far end of Wild Woody's...away from the noise and festivities so I could actually sleep at night:lol3

Sorry to hear about your little get off. Hope you and your Airhead...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,308,180
Posted By JonO
From rides during Rick's Rendevouz this year: ...

From rides during Rick's Rendevouz this year:
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Forum: Airheads 06-02-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,366
Posted By JonO
I'll second that as well...you guys are my...

I'll second that as well...you guys are my primary parts supplier. Just wish I could stop in to admire this fine bike and the rest of your inventory.
Also, a big thanks for sponsoring Rick's...
Forum: Regional forums 05-27-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 187,536
Posted By JonO
Mark: She can definitely be cold natured, but she...

Mark: She can definitely be cold natured, but she warms up nicely and knows how to pose.
Brian (assquatch20): Let me know when you get the /5 and we can compare Airhead notes.
Big Walker Lookout:...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 187,536
Posted By JonO
Slowness was the perfect pace for Sat, especially...

Slowness was the perfect pace for Sat, especially after a 300+ mile ride on Fri., 480 mi on Thurs, and 500+ mi on Sunday (I took the 13.5 hr. scenic scenic ride home). Thanks Mark for leading a...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By JonO
Bridgestone Spitfire. Front: 100/90-19; Rear: ...

Bridgestone Spitfire. Front: 100/90-19; Rear: 110/90-18
Inexpensive, long-lasting, good grip. :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 579,156
Posted By JonO
Airhead Front Brake Cable

SOLD
Brand new front brake cable for disc brake on 74-75 Airheads. Got it in the EUBMW.com cable kit for my 74 R90/6, but don't need it since I have a bar mounted master cylinder :doh

Thanks,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By JonO
I sent them an email asking about the dimensions,...

I sent them an email asking about the dimensions, firmness, and cover material of their Corbin styled gunfighter seat. Here is the reply I received:
"Dear sir
This seat have the same length and...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,076
Posted By JonO
I just got a /6 Siebenrock bench seat from BMW...

I just got a /6 Siebenrock bench seat from BMW Bayer: http://www.bmwbayer.de/index.php?page=categorie&cat=4156&x75ffd=d8ko3ntg97um9qipav73sh55g1
Total price shipped from Germany was $328 (and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By JonO
Grip heater installation advice needed

I have ordered some Symtec Grip heaters (http://www.casporttouring.com/cst/motorcycle/winter/16011.html)
for my unfaired '74 R90/6, and have a couple of questions:
1) What is a good place to mount...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 579,156
Posted By JonO
FS: Airhead neutral switch

Brand new. $30 shipped
See Below:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=722070
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,271
Posted By JonO
My '74 R90/6 averaged right at 42 mpg on last big...

My '74 R90/6 averaged right at 42 mpg on last big trip to Eastern RDV (1500+ miles).
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,380
Posted By JonO
Hey man, you have a cool airhead. Put the $$...

Hey man, you have a cool airhead. Put the $$ into it, get it running right and keep it forever. You will learn more about the bike by fixing it up than buying a perfectly running example. I got my...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,062
Posted By JonO
Did not change the oil at the time. Did not seem...

Did not change the oil at the time. Did not seem necessary as there was no gas in the crankcase. We checked the dipstick, and the oil level was not raised and did not smell of gasoline. Checked oil...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,062
Posted By JonO
Similar situation happened to me last week at...

Similar situation happened to me last week at Eastern RDV with my R90/6. Wouldn't crank...just clak-clak-clak. Everything lit up fine. My kind neighbor in room 35 at the Stations Inn said that it...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,689
Posted By JonO
Congrats on your "new" airhead (and nice write up...

Congrats on your "new" airhead (and nice write up on your fly-n-ride):clap :clap :clap
You will definitely enjoy it!:thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 139,414
Posted By JonO
And here she is in all her creamy white glory. ...

And here she is in all her creamy white glory.

http://i27.tinypic.com/2zg9s92.jpg



NICE!!!:thumb :thumb :thumb
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,442
Posted By JonO
My 1974 R90/6: easy to work on for a...

My 1974 R90/6: easy to work on for a non-mechanically inclined individual such as myself (I've done everything from the simple--oil changes--to the more complex--changing out a transmission); and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By JonO
Same thing happened to my '74 R90/6 a couple of...

Same thing happened to my '74 R90/6 a couple of years ago. I got the transmission off the bike, then got quotes to fix it. It was out of my price range at the time, and I didn't have the necessary...
Forum: Regional forums 05-20-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 145,763
Posted By JonO
Yeah, Andy--he was there. I know on Thursday...

Yeah, Andy--he was there. I know on Thursday night, he was in worse shape than me:freaky On Friday we rode the BRP north (didn't leave till about noon). On Sat we did the winery tour.
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Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 145,763
Posted By JonO
Oooooohh...I forgot about that:huh That may have...

Oooooohh...I forgot about that:huh That may have been where my evening ended:choppa
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 145,763
Posted By JonO
Saken showing us how to set up a tent in under 5...

Saken showing us how to set up a tent in under 5 minutes:<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/s-00vc1zXPwwtOPN277kow?feat=embedwebsite"><img...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 145,763
Posted By JonO
That was a fun night...from what I can...

That was a fun night...from what I can remember:dutch :dutch :dutch Fortunately I was hit only indirectly by the bluewave mojo, so it didn't take effect until a few hours later:loaded :snore :snore...
Forum: Regional forums 05-18-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 145,763
Posted By JonO
Had a great time meeting new people and seeing...

Had a great time meeting new people and seeing old friends. Just wish I could remember everyone's name.:freaky :freaky Thanks to Party Boss Rick for another GREAT RDV:clap :clap :clap We were...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,568
Posted By JonO
Wow, nice bike! Congrats! :D That was my exact...

Wow, nice bike! Congrats! :D
That was my exact dream bike back in my college (and poor) days. Now I ride a '74 R90/6, and my dream bike has become a '68 R69S--older and wiser?:lol3
Still...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By JonO
R90/6 Rotor/Stator cleaning, and adhesive?'s

A few questions concerning my '74 R90/6:
1. I have the front timing cover off to change leaky gaskets and seals. What sort of maintenance/cleaning do I need to perform on the rotor and stator? ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Posted By JonO
Check out this link: ...

Check out this link:

http://www.pbase.com/dqmohan/prtseals

Very detailed, with lots of photos!:clap
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