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Forum: Airheads Today, 05:45 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,709
Posted By Beater
BACK! I have a bunch of /5 stuff, but no...

BACK!

I have a bunch of /5 stuff, but no speedos. I actually have one speedo but it's going on my /5 ... and I may pick up another /5 this weekend.

In any case, I'll post a bunch of pics...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
That's the plan! And yes, it's rare. ...

That's the plan! And yes, it's rare.



The previous owner of this rig bought it new in '95. It's a '94 and I now have all the paperwork from purchase to now. Funny, but it hasn't had...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 94,792
Posted By Beater
+1,000,000,000 If we had that rally, I think...

+1,000,000,000

If we had that rally, I think ART would make a sweep of all the trophies! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,709
Posted By Beater
Thanks Nick. I'll consider the M&M's. ...

Thanks Nick. I'll consider the M&M's.

:lol3
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
Thanks! As a father of daughters, when the...

Thanks! As a father of daughters, when the estrogen gets a bit thick upstairs, I can count on the smell of oil and gas and the touch of steel to bring me back to normality.

Well, at least my...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
"Abandon all hope yea who enter here!" - Dante ...

"Abandon all hope yea who enter here!" - Dante

:freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By Beater
The interwebs are fantastic. A year ago I...

The interwebs are fantastic. A year ago I found an Anvil at a yard sale. Got it for less than the cost of the steel. Immediately went on the internet and found a group dedicated to it. ...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
Well ... she's in the garage, and the wifey seems...

Well ... she's in the garage, and the wifey seems to be almost happy about it. Personally, I hope she learns to ride it! Of course, my two kids are all about it. They even charted out a time...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By Beater
+1. I know that I am not responsible enough to...

+1. I know that I am not responsible enough to own a /2. To me the perfect bike may be a /2 roller with a /6 or /7 engine in it.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Beater
I've always felt problems like these really...

I've always felt problems like these really aren't problems at all.

:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
Thanks Jay! The Ballast seems like a great...

Thanks Jay! The Ballast seems like a great idea.



That's exactly what I've been lead to believe. Even the engine was an 'off the shelf' item. MZ lost money year after year during this...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
Thanks! That bike started with 19K on the Odo,...

Thanks! That bike started with 19K on the Odo, and now has about 56K. I will never sell it. This upcoming winter she will undergo the knife again for a frame swap, and general clean up to...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
:thumb Wish me luck. Gonna have to talk...

:thumb

Wish me luck. Gonna have to talk the wife into this one ... maybe she'll like it.

I'm also a dreamer, you know.

:lol3
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
OK ... and yes this would be my first hack, so...

OK ... and yes this would be my first hack, so there will be a some learning involved with it. Good news though, I like BMW Airheads so I'm naturally a bit slow.

As in speed of travel.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/M...

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/MZ%20Silver%20Star/IMG_1352_zpszpnmxmma.jpg

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/MZ%20Silver%20Star/IMG_1364_zpskeblkfdi.jpg
...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Beater
'94 MZ (MuZ) Silver Star 500 Gespann

So ... I have an opportunity to buy this very inexpensively. It's a 1994 MZ Silver Star, with a factory sidecar (Velorex 562). From a mechanical perspective, it's been sitting for years. It...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Beater
I've bought shafts, frames, tanks, and bounced...

I've bought shafts, frames, tanks, and bounced ideas off him for years. He's bought engine parts from me. He's an interesting guy. I sat and had tea with him an Emy years ago, and he told...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Beater
I saw the whole badge that goes there at a yard...

I saw the whole badge that goes there at a yard sale this weekend at Brother Moto in Atlanta. Of course it was also attached to the cowl and seat. Want me to inquire who has it?
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By Beater
We all have secondary motives. Heh. ...

We all have secondary motives. Heh.

Who needs more parts?!

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/American%20Girl/5DC6E25D-F59F-4B7B-BAAA-70BA97130641_zpsjcdswhs8.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Beater
Heh. Have you been out there? His sidecar rig...

Heh. Have you been out there? His sidecar rig is amazing ...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By Beater
Thanks Jenna. We had a great time ... And...

Thanks Jenna. We had a great time ...

And Bill - That dog is Junebug. She really wants to be a sidecar pooch.

:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Beater
I actually need to call David. He has a part I...

I actually need to call David. He has a part I need.

That's weird, isn't it?

:freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,659
Posted By Beater
:lurk BRING IT ON

:lurk

BRING IT ON
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By Beater
An Airhead Shower

As some of you know hardwaregrrl and her partner adopted a little boy. We had an idea to give them an ADV shower, so here are a few pics. Bravo to you ADV peeps out there as she and everyone else...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,744
Posted By Beater
I have a few fenders .... Heh. Lookin' good...

I have a few fenders .... Heh. Lookin' good Claude.

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/American%20Girl/0659D9FF-0024-4DBB-A3AE-66B47BF34EB5_zpswleveinv.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,744
Posted By Beater
I have three rear fenders in the basement. I...

I have three rear fenders in the basement. I may attempt this with the one that has sustained a bit of damage ... It looks good.

Me like-y :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 398,237
Posted By Beater
Holy Crap :eek1

Holy Crap :eek1
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 70,890
Posted By Beater
Ignition Advance

Looking for an ignition advance unit for a /5 or early /6. Mine appears to be 'bent'. :huh
Found one! Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Beater
Yes, but the difference between a good friction...

Yes, but the difference between a good friction disc and a bad one is 1.6 mm. A new one is about 6mm, and out of spec low is 4.4mm (?) memory talking ... So there's your limit. You have to get...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Beater
+1 +2

+1



+2
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Beater
Have you contacted Motobins about the poor...

Have you contacted Motobins about the poor quality invoice? This would be a great time to help them improve their service (and understand the impact of their low quality invoice).
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Beater
Water in the carb bowl?

Water in the carb bowl?
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Beater
What year is your /7? Spokes will not work on...

What year is your /7? Spokes will not work on Post 81 /7's. The Brembo calipers get in the way.
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,384
Posted By Beater
I like fools. They're funny. And they spend...

I like fools. They're funny. And they spend their money on bikes, babes, bourbon, and guitars. Welcome to the asylum. I think you'll fit right in. Normal is overrated. AmIRite?!
...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Beater
I believe factory said 25 but most go lower to...

I believe factory said 25 but most go lower to avoid stripping the block. I use 22. Fred
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,875
Posted By Beater
:huh Wait ... WHAT?!

:huh

Wait ... WHAT?!
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By Beater
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Beater
You see the one that's in my picture? It's the...

You see the one that's in my picture? It's the WRONG RING. It was so close to failure I'm surprised it made it that far. That snap ring is supposed to fit in a groove on the INSIDE of a pipe,...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Beater
Here's mine ... Home made for a total of $16 at...

Here's mine ... Home made for a total of $16 at Ace Hardware. Welded it together as practice for welding, and it's on the shelf in the shop. It works very well.
...
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