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Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By dm635
Yes Nick, you are looking at your seat. Due to...

Yes Nick, you are looking at your seat. Due to some personal issues the time came I had to move it on. I practically had to beg Woodly to make it his own. Something silly about it being mine. It...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By dm635
Not to speak for Woodly, but that's the one....

Not to speak for Woodly, but that's the one. Can't wait to see what he does with it. Whatever he does will be top notch and completely reversible.

I know the bike well.
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By dm635
BMW did the same with their cars (bimmers) as...

BMW did the same with their cars (bimmers) as well. I have Purolator cast into the oil filter canister as well as the air filter housing on my '87 6 series. That's not the brand I use.
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,868
Posted By dm635
I believe the dual master is a 17mm from an R90S....

I believe the dual master is a 17mm from an R90S. All the research indicated not going above 14mm in order to keep a good feel. I didn't experience the wooden hard pull and feel is fine to me. Who...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By dm635
That Bombar fix looks like a nice repair along...

That Bombar fix looks like a nice repair along with the price for keeping the heads matching. Didn't check out the Randy Long repair.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,868
Posted By dm635
Don't forget to ask the never controversial...

Don't forget to ask the never controversial "which oil to use question".
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By dm635
Though not really relevant, but Bimmers (BMW...

Though not really relevant, but Bimmers (BMW cars) also use that same screwed up system of using staked in U-joints. Only a few drive shaft rebuilders and they are not cheap as well. But some at...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By dm635
I could be mistaken, but I believe mine had the...

I could be mistaken, but I believe mine had the return spring. Did have to replace 1 diaphragm and getting the plastic ring that secures the diaphragm to the slide is fragile and could easily crack....
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,868
Posted By dm635
When I went to dual Brembo's I located a dual...

When I went to dual Brembo's I located a dual output under tank master mainly to keep the right control all original. Even though I can handle electrical stuff I didn't want to start cutting and...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 79,412
Posted By dm635
It is ridiculously hard choosing a name for your...

It is ridiculously hard choosing a name for your child. After all they are the ones that carry on throughout their lifetime what you decide to choose.

My 2 daughters are:
Sara
Amy

An...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,868
Posted By dm635
That's about what I figured you had in mind. The...

That's about what I figured you had in mind. The image I imagined anyway. It looks capable.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,330
Posted By dm635
Did not install the Stebel unit. But I did...

Did not install the Stebel unit. But I did install dual horns from a 3 series bimmer. Replacing the not very loud original single horn.
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By dm635
I run the Rotella 15/40 in my cages. If I don't...

I run the Rotella 15/40 in my cages. If I don't have any 20/50 MC oil on hand I'll add the Rotella.
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,868
Posted By dm635
Now that's what I'm talking about. Riding that...

Now that's what I'm talking about. Riding that R75 is as close to taking a spin on a new airhead as I'll ever get. An extremely nice specimen.
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,027
Posted By dm635
Suppose I'll chime in. Even tell my age, just hit...

Suppose I'll chime in. Even tell my age, just hit 56. Got my 1st bike around '76 and been riding off and on since. Never been on an airhead till my 1st ride on my current ride. I'd been admiring it...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,868
Posted By dm635
Woodly, since I know you and the bike about to...

Woodly, since I know you and the bike about to make the transition, Show a pic of that beautiful toaster. Some folks have no issue making a bike your own, but there's also some that may see it as...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By dm635
Interested as well.

Interested as well.
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By dm635
If a resistor has been installed I'd first check...

If a resistor has been installed I'd first check the bulb socket. But that requires getting into the gauge cluster of course. I drive old BMW cars and the charge light works the same way, no light no...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,008
Posted By dm635
No problem at all running along at 75. Will admit...

No problem at all running along at 75. Will admit to hitting 100 quite a few times on a straight empty stretch only to back right off. have only taken to 105, maybe 110 once. So much for being a...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,252
Posted By dm635
That purple looks like the yamadog TX750 I rode...

That purple looks like the yamadog TX750 I rode through the 80's. Was OK on that bike since it was a stock color.
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,704
Posted By dm635
Want to buy or trade

I am in need of a right side muffler. Plain old stock Zeuna to match the left side and the quiet they offer.

What I have to offer in trade is a set of 17" reverse cone Emgo's??? No name markings,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By dm635
Finally a Purple one that looked like my old...

Finally a Purple one that looked like my old beast.
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 33,887
Posted By dm635
This is a great tool. Well worth the money.

This is a great tool. Well worth the money.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By dm635
I'm sure you've probably heard this, but I'll...

I'm sure you've probably heard this, but I'll post anyway.

Why do we drive on the PARKWAY

while we park on the DRIVEWAY

Just a funny for the day.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By dm635
I opted not to go through the chopping, fitting,...

I opted not to go through the chopping, fitting, rewiring, etc... and maintain my original controls. Went with a dual undertank master from an R90S still running a 17mm piston and sofa its doing...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By dm635
May as well check in too. My '78 R80/7 has them.

May as well check in too. My '78 R80/7 has them.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,855
Posted By dm635
Just last week after filling up on center stand...

Just last week after filling up on center stand and had been cruising the back roads easily i was surprised to be in the lower 40's. the next day though I was not so easy and dropped to mid 30's. I...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By dm635
Hi Nick. Can't help much with your charging...

Hi Nick. Can't help much with your charging issue. But I did need to comment on some similarities between your bike and a buddy I knew in high school. Knowing full well that your bike is blue and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By dm635
No pics, but I rode a '74 Plum Purple TX-750...

No pics, but I rode a '74 Plum Purple TX-750 throughout the 80's while I lived in Houston. Hard to believe I survived riding in all that traffic without incident. I wasn't ATGATT during those days,...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By dm635
I'd try the dealer as well. You get a fresh cut...

I'd try the dealer as well. You get a fresh cut steel key. At least for BMW cars after you prove the vehicle is yours. last time I did it it took 2 or 3 days and cost about $15. Now that has been a...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By dm635
The local Car Quest supplies paint and & related...

The local Car Quest supplies paint and & related materials to most of the body shops in the area. They have a nachine that reads the paint, gives them a mixing code, and you walk out needing exactly...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By dm635
It doesn't mean that it didn't happen when out &...

It doesn't mean that it didn't happen when out & about. The day I noticed it I'd already been out hitting the back roads for a couple of hours. Can't tell you if it was on when I ventured out, but I...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By dm635
Yes, zip tied through the hook on the cover to...

Yes, zip tied through the hook on the cover to the closest solid mount. Left side still securely mounted using the same mounting method, it just simply took flight on a couple hour ride, never to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 2,028,187
Posted By dm635
Just a few hours ago. At the local parts house...

Just a few hours ago. At the local parts house stopped for a Qt. of bike oil. My bike's parked right at the door so can't be missed from the guy at the counter. So he kind off asks, out on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By dm635
Impressive. I can hardly handle the 1,000 miles...

Impressive. I can hardly handle the 1,000 miles to Houston in a cage. Did do it once in 14 hrs and that was scootin' along. I know doing it in a cage means nothing here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 46,057
Posted By dm635
I like that. I had a bike from the original post....

I like that. I had a bike from the original post. A '74 which I think was the last year, a beautiful plum purple TX750A. Rode it all through the 80's. Other than my brother in law taking it off road...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By dm635
Thanks guys. Now that I've lost one want to be...

Thanks guys. Now that I've lost one want to be double sure this time.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By dm635
Been running K70's on my air head. Got about...

Been running K70's on my air head. Got about 5,500 miles on the rear. Front still looks very nice. Will see how long this second rear lasts. Rear is a 4.00 X 18.
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,901
Posted By dm635
At first before I knew any better I used C.C....

At first before I knew any better I used C.C. because of the gentleman I purchased the bike from. He had been using them since the mid 80's. No problems my first few items. Then it went down hill and...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By dm635
Your tips for installing/securing /7 side covers

I lost the original '78 cover a few weeks back. The worst part of it is simply losing an original to the bike part. In short order I recieved a flat black cover from an inmate in Denver. Thanks much...
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