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Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 67,487
Posted By nowhereman
1990 r100gspd

Here's mine - only 26k miles on the clock. It's sat for 3 years now - once I move back to the states, I'll get it on the road again.
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Forum: Airheads 12-08-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 56,464
Posted By nowhereman
Guess I'll subscribe to the thread. I'm...

Guess I'll subscribe to the thread. I'm interested!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,035
Posted By nowhereman
Any updates on this? I'm looking to install a set...

Any updates on this? I'm looking to install a set of 1998 KTM forks on my airhead and am really interested in this setup. The tubes I'd like to use are the 50mm WP units - will the triple clamp work...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,203
Posted By nowhereman
Course, it doesn't come close to the exchange...

Course, it doesn't come close to the exchange rate when the Euro was in its infancy. On Sept 11, 2000 you could get 1.15 euros for every dollar. Our weak dollar policy has put us on the race to the...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By nowhereman
HT boxes plus Touratech racks

You should look at the happy trails boxes. They really are good, and a good price too. They have their own idiosyncrasies, like the sealing lip in the top of the box that makes using liners a pita (I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,751
Posted By nowhereman
Ted Porter

I've had my trans rebuilt by Ted. You'll be glad you did. I had the circlip done, as well as the tall 5th from HPN installed. He did an excellent job. The thing shifted like a Japanese bike for quite...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By nowhereman
There's also the flexible / folding arrays,...

There's also the flexible / folding arrays, particularly the Brunton models. Check this 26 watt array by Brunton, folds to the size of a magazine.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,255
Posted By nowhereman
I've worn my Omega Seamaster Professional quite a...

I've worn my Omega Seamaster Professional quite a few times while riding, but I usually stuff it in the tank bag. I find it just bulks things up too much between the gloves and the jacket. I've also...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,490
Posted By nowhereman
KLIM Adventure suit in HOT weather? Any good?

I recently deployed to the middle east, and it is hot as hell here. Like really hot. And it is getting worse. I own a roadcrafter which straight up SUCKS for riding in here. I also have a Savannah 2...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By nowhereman
Have a look at this website - ...

Have a look at this website -

http://www.gunsmoke.com/motorcycling/r100gs/carb_rebuild/index.html

About midway through, he goes over the butterfly screws. They are staked in, not thread-locked....
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,734
Posted By nowhereman
I had the same problem with the Ermax I had. In...

I had the same problem with the Ermax I had. In the end, I adjusted the screen fully forward and then filled in the void in front of the screws with about a half inch of fuel hose, split lengthwise...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,987
Posted By nowhereman
I think you can't get it snugged any tighter...

I think you can't get it snugged any tighter because you are missing the pad that goes between the frame and the collector hanger.

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Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,356
Posted By nowhereman
Have you checked out his used card business...

Have you checked out his used card business website?

http://tntgotcars.com/index.html

I took a look through some of his past sales - check this one out :
...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,661
Posted By nowhereman
Got a pic of your bike with the K75C bars? I'd...

Got a pic of your bike with the K75C bars? I'd like to see that. :wink: I'm always in pursuit of perfect ergonomics... so far my luck has been poor.
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,542
Posted By nowhereman
here's my review of the Happy Trails panniers. I...

here's my review of the Happy Trails panniers. I like mine fine. If I had it to do all over again, I'd probably use the Touratech racks with the Happy Trails bags. If you read through my review,...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,661
Posted By nowhereman
You could also try rox risers that change from...

You could also try rox risers that change from 7/8" to 1 1/8" bars - then run a protaper CR high or something like that. I've been thinking of doing that myself, but I just can't find the time to...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,585
Posted By nowhereman
http://nowhereman.smugmug.com/Other/bean-can-upgra...

http://nowhereman.smugmug.com/Other/bean-can-upgrade/P9050071/644460845_ytjps-L.jpg

I have one - bought it after my OEM bean can packed it in at 28k miles. So far so good. I bought one of the very...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By nowhereman
He's up now

HPM guy's Website is back up now. Dunno what happened - maybe he moved web hosts?

http://www.hendersenprecision.com/
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By nowhereman
Well, here is a pic of the tool kit from Max's...

Well, here is a pic of the tool kit from Max's website :

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0001965.png

THe tool kit is pretty complete - I've been able to do a number of small...
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By nowhereman
I carry the factory BMW tool set, supplemented...

I carry the factory BMW tool set, supplemented with -

Folding feeler gauge
Mini-mag light with a 'mouth bit' on it
Spare set of plugs
Crescent wrench

That's about all that will fit with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By nowhereman
CA-DMV will try to screw you

Thought I'd chime in here -

I sold a bike to a friend in 2008 when I lived in California. The bike was *definitely* non-op'd. My friend takes the bike to DMV and they say "oh, you have to pay back...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,855
Posted By nowhereman
I reported the auction to ebay as a misleadingly...

I reported the auction to ebay as a misleadingly titled auction. Frankly, if you have to title it as a '1938 R71 BMW' to sell it then that's just misleading. That and the fact that he added all the...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,219
Posted By nowhereman
UFO Plastic makes a fender that is a dead ringer...

UFO Plastic makes a fender that is a dead ringer for the Acerbis baja -
http://www.ufoplast.com/content/prodotti/medium/ME08006_1691_701.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,018
Posted By nowhereman
I mounted mine under the tank and it hasn't...

I mounted mine under the tank and it hasn't failed yet. I still don't think it gets enough cool air and will probably move it, but that was around 4 or 5 thousand miles ago and it still works fine....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,370
Posted By nowhereman
This has a lot of potential - Krauser heads,...

This has a lot of potential - Krauser heads, fancy frame with PM brakes -
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_2LMjSmgEYDY/TDCznKYtMxI/AAAAAAAAA4U/NoF1scENldk/s720/DSC_2634.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 52,439
Posted By nowhereman
http://nowhereman.smugmug.com/Other/my-past-bikes/...

http://nowhereman.smugmug.com/Other/my-past-bikes/honda1/658123411_nWWcN-M.jpg

My old 750 SOHC. I bought it from some guy at the 'pink palace' for $700. (pink palace was a housing project / ghetto...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By nowhereman
I had one of Airtech's TZ250 seats on a former...

I had one of Airtech's TZ250 seats on a former bike. They make a nice product, really well made with zero defects. However, they make each piece upon order, so there's no returns if it doesn't fit....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,290
Posted By nowhereman
stickers aside, it looks like Snowbum wrote his...

stickers aside, it looks like Snowbum wrote his ad copy for the auction. :lol3

That's one funky fresh duck. Not my kinda thing, but to each his own.
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By nowhereman
that's a heck of a deal. You'd want a longer...

that's a heck of a deal. You'd want a longer swingarm, but the engine is halfway to the Scheck formula motors (R65 crank with shortened jugs). Wish I could snap that up.
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,775
Posted By nowhereman
Doesn't sound to me like valves adjusted 180 out...

Doesn't sound to me like valves adjusted 180 out - DAMHIK. I vote for the roached lifter. Just pull the cylinder and check - it's quick and relatively painless.

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Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By nowhereman
From what I understand, the rim cracking problem...

From what I understand, the rim cracking problem was down to using a lot of offset on the rear wheel to run a wider tire. If you used the standard offset and essentially built your wheel to 'stock'...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By nowhereman
Thanks for the replies - I'm pretty happy with...

Thanks for the replies - I'm pretty happy with the wheels. I'll post pics of them mounted on my trusty steed after I mount them up this weekend.

@houseoffubar - I can take the bike because I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By nowhereman
My new wheels give me a Woody (as in Woody's Wheel Works)

So, I'm getting ready to deploy to the middle east and am bringing my R100GS with me. I decided that I wanted a second set of wheels, as spares and also because I wanted to be able to run different...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,849
Posted By nowhereman
I've taken apart a set or two of cross spoke...

I've taken apart a set or two of cross spoke wheels and I can tell you it is kinda a pain in the ass. If the spokes are old, you end up having to cut them off - and not with bolt cutters, but with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,317
Posted By nowhereman
If I recall, Bumpmuncher also had the same...

If I recall, Bumpmuncher also had the same problem with oil in the housing, although his was from the tranny if I remember right. I'd say (just a guess) that your final was leaking, got oil up in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,671
Posted By nowhereman
I could easily become separated from all the...

I could easily become separated from all the funds in my bank account by going to a place like that. He had a lot of Benelli's, but I didn't see any Sei's. Were there any there? A friend of mine...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,302
Posted By nowhereman
Where to buy an HPN tank? (other than from Germany)

I'm looking to pick up a a 43 liter HPN tank for my R100GS. Anyone know where to get one other than from HPN themselves? Like as in stateside? Barring that, does anyone have a used one available for...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By nowhereman
You could try Eastern beaver.com ...

You could try Eastern beaver.com

http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/Elec__Products/Connectors/connectors.html

They have a number of connectors that will work ok in a heated environment. A few...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 112,858
Posted By nowhereman
Don't forget this guy

T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia, or ال لورانس ) on his Brough Superior.



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Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By nowhereman
well, now that I know that info, I may just sell...

well, now that I know that info, I may just sell the R100RS heads and 40mm carbs I have. I was thinking of buying the siebenrock big bore kit (with the rods, fancy camshaft, racy pistons, and all...
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