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Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By BarryT
Thanks for the great info guys!

Thanks for the great info guys!
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By BarryT
R100 Exhaust options Mac 2 into 1 or repro stock

My project 83 R100 may need a new exhaust system. I MAY be able to save the head pipes and crossovers. They are very rusty though and the clamps that are welded on to them broke right off when I...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Thanks Rapid Dog for the loaner tools. Sorry I...

Thanks Rapid Dog for the loaner tools. Sorry I broke your exhaust nut wrench :eek1 Thanks JT for sending out the absolute best exhaust nut wrench that is available before he took off on vacation!
...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,010
Posted By BarryT
Where! ;) I can barely navigate that site! ...

Where! ;) I can barely navigate that site!


EDIT*** Google has found it for me.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,010
Posted By BarryT
I just started trying to run with this as well....

I just started trying to run with this as well. Again the website and the dealer can't pull up the info because its older then 1999. If no one can pull up data before 1999 how do I prove or how will...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
This bike looks like it was ridden very rarely...

This bike looks like it was ridden very rarely then stored improperly. Almost all external seals at shot and dry rotted. Most of the exterior has surface rust. The battery exploded and corroded the...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Turn signals wired back up. Thank the fairing...

Turn signals wired back up. Thank the fairing installer for taping everything off nicely!
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
If anyone needs a source for a very cheap vacuum...

If anyone needs a source for a very cheap vacuum syncing tool, I used two of these harbor freight fuel and vacuum pressure testers. The tubing is the right size and with a 20% off coupon the total...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Well I was finally able to get a 10mm that was...

Well I was finally able to get a 10mm that was strong enough to remove the drive shaft bolts! Removing the transmission was a piece of cake after that. I am considering removing the engine to do the...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Where is the the best (least expensive) place to...

Where is the the best (least expensive) place to get a transmission and engine gasket/seal kit?
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
YEP. I love my kiddos!

YEP. I love my kiddos!
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By BarryT
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-gyP5hzP1V4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
There are still a few mechanical things I need to...

There are still a few mechanical things I need to do before I make this my daily driver and start working on the cosmetics, but I did get it in fair enough condition to take it for a little spin in...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Fixed! Thanks for your help guys! Now to make my...

Fixed! Thanks for your help guys! Now to make my own transmission vent. Man the PO definitely didn't know how to tighten bolts into aluminium. At this rate when I'm done the whole bike will be...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By BarryT
Well I pulled the carb apart and re cleaned (with...

Well I pulled the carb apart and re cleaned (with fishing line and solvent and my air compressor) Slapped it back on and wouldn't you know its working fine. Must of been something in there! I have...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By BarryT
Bing carb issue. I need help.

This question is in my main restoration thread, but thought someone who isn't watching that thread might see this one and be able to help.

Before I start ripping my right carb apart I wanted to...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
I am going to break down the right carb shortly...

I am going to break down the right carb shortly and see if there is anything i missed during the rebuild. I cant get the carbs balanced well because the right side is missing and is running crappy....
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Guys, any ideas on where to look in the right...

Guys, any ideas on where to look in the right carb for this air screw issue? The idle increases all the way up until the air screw is seated, it does not kill the engine like it should.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
. The idle is another

Well 3k plus idle the sync is set! It sounds good! Another story though is the idle..... The air screw on the right carb increases until its screwed all the way in..... it should decrease when its...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
I just read that on the fiche as well. I guess...

I just read that on the fiche as well. I guess the bolt needs a hole! Thank 88!
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
So the bolt that holds the ground/speedo cable in...

So the bolt that holds the ground/speedo cable in was also stripped....... Whoever had this bike before didn't know how to deal with aluminium. Anyway I was able to again tap this hole and make up a...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Harbor frieght only carried 27mm in a deep wall...

Harbor frieght only carried 27mm in a deep wall impact socket. The grinder made it the right size ;)
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Not to mention i picked up my intake, airbox...

Not to mention i picked up my intake, airbox rubber boots/manifolds and the swing arm gasket from the awesome guys at cycle specialties in modesto ca.
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
While i was visiting my parents, my dad and i...

While i was visiting my parents, my dad and i whipped this together.http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a281/phatty123/0214151455_zpskyelnes9.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By BarryT
That looks like an oe fairing.

That looks like an oe fairing.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By BarryT
Congrats! I was in almost the same situation. I...

Congrats! I was in almost the same situation. I picked up an 82 R100 with a hideous aftermarket fairing. Taking it off was the first thing I did! Have fun and be safe!

-barry
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By BarryT
I was second in line before posting here ;)

I was second in line before posting here ;)
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,835
Posted By BarryT
I can't help with the lock ring and my fix might...

I can't help with the lock ring and my fix might not be as elegant as some would do, but I recently bought an r100 and the driveshaft filler plug was stripped. A 1/2 standard coarse thread was just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By BarryT
He emailed me. Im second in line... fingers...

He emailed me. Im second in line... fingers crossed.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By BarryT
He hasn't given me the number of miles. I just...

He hasn't given me the number of miles. I just posted the price of a used et of pistons and jugs to fix the compression issue (if I wanted to keep it), but Honestly I'm thinking about parting it out....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By BarryT
Thanks guys. I shot him and email!

Thanks guys. I shot him and email!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By BarryT
Should I buy this R1100GS

Hey guys,


I'm mainly in the airheads forum, but there is a 95 r1100gs for sale near where I will be this weekend. He is asking for $250. His ad says

"Currently at the shop. Didn't receive...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,554
Posted By BarryT
The new beginner bikes are terrible so people...

The new beginner bikes are terrible so people move into the more expensive bikes sooner.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By BarryT
So I'm confused. What R100 do I have?

So all my numbers match. My engine and chassis number are 6175881. All the VIN look up sites put it at being produced at 12/81 and list it has an R100/T. It also has 94/40/103/104 Bings, however the...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Here is a picture of the carb to head boot on the...

Here is a picture of the carb to head boot on the "rich" side. The "lean" side's plug tore and fell apart when I attempted to remove it. I'm taking a wild guess that it might of been causing my lean...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,246
Posted By BarryT
Have fun and be safe!

Have fun and be safe!
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
If you are ever near williams, az go to Bearzona....

If you are ever near williams, az go to Bearzona. It pretty sweet. I have never been to a drive through zoo. This wolf was apparently a big fan of the BMW. He followed the trailer the entire...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
We ended up having a nic elunch at the grocery...

We ended up having a nic elunch at the grocery store in the grand canyon after it warmed up a bit. Also bought some sweet souvenirs.

My daughter sporting her new hoody!
...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
Well it has taken me foerver, but here are some...

Well it has taken me foerver, but here are some pictures from my family's trip to prescott (to by the BNW) and the grand canyon on the way home.

I didn't prepare for a three day rainstorm so after...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,357
Posted By BarryT
I think its in Airheads "tips&tricks", but...

I think its in Airheads "tips&tricks", but Autozone carries a oil pressure sensor that fits. It was 13 bucks, about 3 dollars more then the BMW. However there is no BMW store anywhere near me so I...
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