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Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 583,364
Posted By mgman269
A Team bike?

There is a scene in the new A Team movie where BA (Rampage Jackson) is tinkering on a red Honda-looking bike. He never fires it up or rides it, but it looks pretty cool sitting there all eager to go...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By mgman269
Eh? '88 R100GS ignition switch redux again!

SO as I was changing my headlight last evening I took a look into my "pod" to see what it was in my poor memory about my conusion regarding the ignition switch and my desire to swap it for the Euro...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By mgman269
Sounds great, just need to figure out how to...

Sounds great, just need to figure out how to attach the new wires to the old. On these old Hnda coils, the wires are integral to the coil housing. As another reply stated, they might only be glued in...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
Cry Aaagh! It seems this part pictured above is THE...

Aaagh! It seems this part pictured above is THE part I need. However, Moto Works will no longer ship to the USA. :cry

Anton, the 5 position switch might be a pain, but since I already have it, I...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
Last year when I bought the 5 position switch, I...

Last year when I bought the 5 position switch, I ordered it at my local BMW dealer (BMW of Detroit). It would be nice to know if the bezel will fit my 88 GS, but just looking at the photo on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By mgman269
PIAA or Sylvania???

So I stopped at Autozone last night. They had a Sylvania H4 55/60 watt bright white light for a touch over $20.

Looking around on the Internet, I found PIAA makes a vibration resistant light H4...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
Just what I needed!

YES! :clap :clap

Next time I can work on the bike (and ride it...so sad) I'll be able to have the switch and proper bezel too!

First though, I have to finish the rebuild of my 1949 Ford 8N...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
5 positions?

Can you tell me what the 5 positions are on the Euro switch? They aren't marked and I was unable to get a Euro bezel with the printed marks.
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
Right, that is why I purchased the ignition...

Right, that is why I purchased the ignition switch as opposed to the right hand switchgear. Hopefully one night this week I can pull the headlight shell apart (to install my new headlight) and can...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
1988`

It is a 1988 Blue & White. Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By mgman269
Eh? 73 CL350 able to splice/extend plug wires?

Yep, maybe a stupid question, but I am "resisting" the cost of spending the $$ for a set of Dyna coils.

A years ago yesterday I bought a nice 73 CL350 and rode it quite a bit last summer. Loved...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,175
Posted By mgman269
Question US R100GS and Euro ignition switch?

Last year I purchased a euro-spec ignition switch so I could run just the pilot light in the daytime if I wanted, or at least turn off the headlight at my command as opposed to having it "on" all of...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By mgman269
Question 88 BMW R100GS headlight questions

Hey folks!

Low beam finally dies on my headlight, and rode home on high beam in the dark (sorry to all of the cage drivers I blinded!).

So after doing a little "googling" I have some...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,660
Posted By mgman269
Surprisingly, mine languished on CL for a while....

Surprisingly, mine languished on CL for a while. I think it was his sparsely worded ad and location (who ever heard of New Boston?) that maybe turned shoppers off, along with the paint being...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,660
Posted By mgman269
The photobucket photos don't show for me so...

The photobucket photos don't show for me so curiosity causes me to ask before I can look from home...which Craigslist CL350 did you get? :clap I looked at about a dozen here in Michigan before I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 39,861
Posted By mgman269
Cool2 A view from the other side. Recently found a...

A view from the other side. Recently found a Michigan 1973 license plate for it too! Only thing now is the horn doesn't work, haven't looked to see why yet.
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 39,861
Posted By mgman269
Wicked My Father's Day gift to myself

Some of you may recall I started a thread looking for suggestions regarding a nice bike for local riding, around the dirt roads and into the very small towns near me. The consensus was a Honda CL350....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Dang it!

Damn damn damn damn damn!!!! Seems like I mention a bike I am going to go look at in this thread, and next thing I know, it has been sold. Well, the good ones at least.

I talked to a seller last...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Yes, I believe that is what happened with the...

Yes, I believe that is what happened with the Imlay City Cl350 titled as a 1970. I still wish I knew why the Build Data Plate (Sticker) only has the pre-printed info without the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
No thanks on the CB650. I appreciate the offer...

No thanks on the CB650. I appreciate the offer though.

I have looked at 3 CL350s now in the last few days. Boy is there some rough stuff out there! But the 1970 I looked at last night in Imlay...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,908
Posted By mgman269
:eek1 OK, are instructions available for doing...

:eek1
OK, are instructions available for doing this both expediently or in a more permanent manner? Pictures? Etc.?

Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,908
Posted By mgman269
Forgive my ignorance, but why remove the air...

Forgive my ignorance, but why remove the air pulse stuff? Does it increase gas mileage? Reliability? Performance? Or does it just remove something before it goes bad? :eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Well heck, I looked at the next-choice CL350...

Well heck, I looked at the next-choice CL350 Friday evening. It has potential, but needs more work than I have time or inclination for (cosmetically). The thing that really nixed it was a couple of...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Eek I did not look at it yet, but did talk on the...

I did not look at it yet, but did talk on the phone. It is still available as of yesterday or Wed. Said ODO says 23k miles, but he doesn't want to state as PO may not have had it working or something...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,137
Views: 877,275
Posted By mgman269
New here, not new though

Hey Detroiters! New here on ADVRider, lived in SE MI my whole life, been riding since 1977-ish. Don't ride as much as I'd like to anymore :cry , but still have 2 bikes and am going to look at a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Suzuki 2 strokes

Agree, I missed two awesome GT380s round here this spring, both went for very reasonable dollars too.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Eh? Hey! a Local!

I am leaning towards the CL now too. It is in Grosse Pointe. The BMW is in Belleville. Yes, it is an open road bike, but it would go nicely with my 88 R100GS. I did look at an Enfield in Birmingham....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By mgman269
Question Shopping for a thrifty friendly fun bike, what would you buy?

:ear Here is my (current) dilemma. I am ready to buy another bike. I am thinking of something simple and very easy to ride on the country roads around my home, perhaps to the village that is 2 miles...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 38,941
Posted By mgman269
wonder brackets!

Can you tell us more about those brackets? Do you know if they are available in the USA? I think I may need a set.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By mgman269
Gas tank decals too

Along those same lines, I wanted the blue "1000" decals in hand for when I may need to repaint my 88 R100GS and I managed to find one, but not the other side. Theya re both sold out now, I think the...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 176,995
Posted By mgman269
Puke Me too!

I have a 1988 R100GS blue & white. I fell in love with it when I saw the magazine ad "This year 500 rugged individualists will own a bike that's both rugged and individual." Bought it new fall of...
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