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Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
Here is that finished pic of the inside of the...

Here is that finished pic of the inside of the headlight bucket.

There is enough room for the headlight to not touch anything.
The wires are all tied back, and the new relay has a nice Velcro...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
Well, I went back to the original switchgear even...

Well, I went back to the original switchgear even though the horn switch didn't work when I started.
HOWEVER....I do have EVERYTHING ELSE working fine.

A lot of reading, emails, research.....I...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By DustyOne
I am not certain that I have understood all of...

I am not certain that I have understood all of this correctly or not.
BUT
When I go back to your first post, near the end of it you state:
" When re-installing, key off, no power, the black wire...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By DustyOne
as a self-taught airhead basic mechanic, at...

as a self-taught airhead basic mechanic,
at this point, I do not have anything in particular to consider that has not already been said :eek1

as a recently educated airhead electrical gremlin...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By DustyOne
yes, after more thinking and looking, I agree. ...

yes, after more thinking and looking, I agree.

Looking at the placement of the 15 and the green w/black stripe terminal board color, which is for wires sporting that green w/black stripe...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By DustyOne
Bill That sounds great I will feed this info...

Bill
That sounds great
I will feed this info into my brain and roll it around with that other loose/mis-placed information.
Maybe.....no, I am certain, that at some point down in the near future...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
BIG WIN Today----starter circuit NOW CRANKS at the touch of a button!

First, need to thank all of you for the guidance, information, and patience.
Also need to especially thank Charlie from New Holland.
Thank you Charlie----your pictures and explanations have been...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By DustyOne
I have found that the OEM Parts Fiche contains a...

I have found that the OEM Parts Fiche contains a lot of useful information.

***The Fusebox is the same part number for both the PD and the regular GS for that model year.
AND the fuses listed...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
Hey Horsehockey, SHoot man, your timing is...

Hey Horsehockey,

SHoot man, your timing is perfect!!

I had just pulled up my previous message to remove those blurred pics,
and I also re-worded it a bit too.

THEN after re-posting...I see...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
Old Relays sure are hard to try an inside wire repair job

This sure is GETTIN' DEEP

So it is raining up here in the Arizona Mountains today and thus, I did not go to town.
HEY--->It is the end of riding season, just before the snow starts to fall and...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
. MORE NEW INFORMATION: I must have something...

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MORE NEW INFORMATION:
I must have something cross-mounted or something as when I turn the key on, at the actual horn, BOTH of the normal horn wires show HOT when I place my tested light on them. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By DustyOne
it was the Bavarian Motorhaus, cannot remember...

it was the Bavarian Motorhaus, cannot remember where is was in the DC Metroplex, but IT WAS on the Maryland side best I remember.
Geez....that was waaay baaack in the mid-80s :lol3
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
Thanks Charlie I will ad this to my reference...

Thanks Charlie
I will ad this to my reference material.
Here is MY CURRENT Starter Relay, looks like "the original BMW OEM Relay"

that goop around the bottom is silicon seal put there to:...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
okay guys....it is looking up!! NOW....the...

okay guys....it is looking up!!

NOW....the low beam works fine
AND the high beam works fine, SUCCESS on that one
the flash to pass works too.

BUT....and there ALWAYS is a but,
while I was...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,497
Posted By DustyOne
dip 'em.......what about that Plastic-Dip...

dip 'em.......what about that Plastic-Dip Stuff???:eek1

shoot.....you can even just about pick yer own color too!! :lol3

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Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By DustyOne
no.....NO.........NO DO NOT DO IT Randy!! ...

no.....NO.........NO

DO NOT DO IT Randy!!

really, if you feel like spending some of your extra spare time "on-work"
I suggest that you head on down to the local Animal Shelter and have them...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By DustyOne
Terminal Board 61 131 243 012 15U: Has 2...

Terminal Board 61 131 243 012

15U:
Has 2 terminals on Solid Green right next to the 2 fuses marked 15

And it has 2 more terminals at bottom left but colored green w/blue stripe. These 2...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By DustyOne
Bill Thanks for that detail I must print it...

Bill
Thanks for that detail
I must print it out and stick-it somewhere :lol3

I will look at that board again...MAYBE the "u" has lost the top off of the original a???

If the a is printed...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By DustyOne
Terminal Board help for R75/6

I posted the question at the end of my wiring/light issues post but have not gotten any help. Maybe it was just not read.
So I am just posting the separate question here.

Bike: R75/6 1975...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By DustyOne
One thing to remember: when you decrease the...

One thing to remember:
when you decrease the amount of turn the throttle goes through in order to fully pull the carb from closed to wide open, you are increasing the amount of effort required at...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
okay y'all........thank you for the help and...

okay y'all........thank you for the help and wisdom here.

I will watch out for the 32/10, but for now, I think I will just ride it.
Maybe even toss on an electronic speedo/odometer of some type...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
no, not exactly but the speed readings START...

no, not exactly
but the speed readings START OFF AS TOO LOW once I start moving.
Thus, they are off all the way up from zero.
If I read it correctly on that bmwmotorcycletechinfo site, it states...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
yeah, thanks for that comprehensive list r60man. ...

yeah, thanks for that comprehensive list r60man.

Frankenbike.......:eek1
I think not.
This one looks quite normal, including the old set of Krauser Bags that I got with it.
Seriously.....it...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
okay now...anyone else have a 32/9 on their 750,...

okay now...anyone else have a 32/9 on their 750, or maybe even 800 BMWs??

I do like this motorbike, the 1975 R75/6.
It is really smooth, and does accelerate briskly.....even for a 40 year old...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By DustyOne
Ben...that sound is the fork "bottoming" :eek1 ...

Ben...that sound is the fork "bottoming" :eek1
The OEM Springs are known for being a bit weak shall I say
And to make this a bit better, owners have been adding some extra oil,
or going with a...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
Okay now guys..... crawled down there with my...

Okay now guys..... crawled down there with my flashlight, shop rag, and some degreaser (wd40).
Sprayed and wiped, looked about. Sprayed and wiped again. Got up to change the batts in flashlight.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
great....thank you all :clap this gives me...

great....thank you all :clap

this gives me enough to get started on this for now

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Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
okay....so I probably need to check my final...

okay....so I probably need to check my final drive in order to see just what is inside of there as the first step.

is there an easy way to do that?
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By DustyOne
1975 BMW R75/6 Speedo questions

Here are the basics:
New to me motorbike, Spring 2013
Speedo had been replaced/changed by the PO to the PO :loll
and the PO knew NOTHING ELSE about the change.
....I am not sure which bike the...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
update time

just to let all those that have provided help....AND courage to press on,
I have been tearing through this...VERY SLOWLY :eek1

I even have had time to start reading through a ChiTech Electrical...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By DustyOne
shoot chas......I have done that, and my head has...

shoot chas......I have done that, and my head has been spinning and my eyes are seeing triple since I did it the 1st time 3-weeks ago :lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By DustyOne
yes, there are a lot of places that will work as...

yes, there are a lot of places that will work as stated above,
BUT
the 1 place that is MOST EFFECTIVE, especially if you have something like a stuck throttle or throttle cable
where the RPMs are...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By DustyOne
yep.....what he said ! .

yep.....what he said !
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Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By DustyOne
There are many out there that disagree with...

There are many out there that disagree with this....but, that is their choice.

I however have always followed this procedure on my dirt bikes and all street bikes that run a tube.
It is an old...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,833
Posted By DustyOne
There is WAY MORE to smoke than you seem to be...

There is WAY MORE to smoke than you seem to be thinking.
Yes, almost anyone can do a smoke paint job,
BUT
A GOOD SMOKE Paint does not come quite so easily as there are a lot of sprays,
and then...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By DustyOne
new & bigger lighting running on 40 year old wiring & relays

The /6 headlight is supposed to be quite good indeed, even by todays standards. But when wanting a BIGGER VIEW of the night..... better bulbs and more watts will help get you there.

Before you...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
Great info Charlie----->Thank you :wink: I...

Great info Charlie----->Thank you :wink:

I am going to pull the 50 pin from the terminal just to see if there is any effect at all on the light circuit.

Plus.....I will go through all of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,259
Posted By DustyOne
switchgear---BOTH the old and the new

okay now....here is an update:
Removed and tested by separate power source, I have found that the switchgear is performing just as it should.
This is for the old, originally mounted switchgear that...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By DustyOne
With what seems like just about everything...

With what seems like just about everything checked, re-checked, re-set, and adjusted,
I did not see that you have gone and checked the fuel flow, but I may have missed it. If you have, please post...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,639
Posted By DustyOne
Cool2 real men eat bull-testicles by the dozens

NOT JUST ANY TESTICLES......WE EAT BULL TESTICLES :eek1
BUT
We call them Rocky Mountain Oysters in order to keep the tree-hugers and animal rights folks from destroying a well preserved secret...
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