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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 1,300,872
Posted By bmwhacker
That looks familiar...:eek1....my latest "as...

That looks familiar...:eek1....my latest "as found" from last Winter:
(Gathering dust / breeding generations of spiders in the corner for many years.)
...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 39,867
Posted By bmwhacker
(Not mine) Here is a nice one....now $1000.00 and...

(Not mine) Here is a nice one....now $1000.00 and going up.

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDY0MA==/z/1P8AAOSwnDZUFOVg/$_12.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDY0MA==/z/tEcAAOSwQItUFOVe/$_12.JPG...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,954
Posted By bmwhacker
I attempted to "reach in" with a long screw...

I attempted to "reach in" with a long screw driver to remove the brass float bowl drain plugs to check for any water / debris....could not get a straight shot onto any of them from outside. Decided...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,954
Posted By bmwhacker
Thanks for the "heads up" on the plenum scenario....

Thanks for the "heads up" on the plenum scenario. I've rebuild more carbs than I can count over the years so will likely go through the Honda's stock carbs as it is the cheapest approach. Looks like...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,688
Views: 803,968
Posted By bmwhacker
Great find! My first "learner bike" was a 60...

Great find!
My first "learner bike" was a 60 something Hodaka 90. A few years ago I found an ACE 100 at an auction and scored it for $200.00. Like a dummy, I later sold it. Would like to have...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 844
Posted By bmwhacker
Don't forget to check the oil sump "pick up"...

Don't forget to check the oil sump "pick up" bolts. They typically work loose over time.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,954
Posted By bmwhacker
I never did figure out what the cause was....but...

I never did figure out what the cause was....but when I changed out the after market headers / exhaust system for a stock exhaust system, the problem immediately went away. All the exhaust manifold...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By bmwhacker
Looks kind of "witchy".... ...

Looks kind of "witchy"....

http://horrorfatale.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/myrtle-snow-american-horror-story-coven.jpg
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,931
Posted By bmwhacker
Remember these? ...

Remember these?

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSLyJA7MVhHHsgnQWK4ovLt3lDKfLf8O_Z3IF0IQqVnrjRI6Tucmw

To "proof" oil pressure, I've temporarily plumbed in a gauge to check...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 211,695
Posted By bmwhacker
"HONDA REBEL BOBBERS" - seem to be a real...

"HONDA REBEL BOBBERS" - seem to be a real favorite in the "Custom Bobber World".:lol3
Chop up a $500.00 crap bike and then add $2 or $3 thousand over what it is worth and there you go!:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By bmwhacker
Photos or no go....:lol3

Photos or no go....:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By bmwhacker
1969 Bridgestone GP100 - opinions?

Toying with the thought of buying this 1969 Bridgestone 100 :

The thing has been listed for nearly 2 years....started at $2800.00 (waaay to high) and now it is down to $900.00 or "offer / trade"....
Forum: Hacks 09-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,187
Posted By bmwhacker
Reverse "loop" on the rear comes in handy now and...

Reverse "loop" on the rear comes in handy now and then...(actually a BMW /5 front fork brace.) :D

...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,644
Posted By bmwhacker
$50.00 for a fun little HS1-90 Yamaha Twin. No...

$50.00 for a fun little HS1-90 Yamaha Twin. No title, so spent $100.00 acquiring a title. Rode it for a couple years (good "grocery getter") ....then traded it straight across for a GT380 Suzuki
...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 20,402
Posted By bmwhacker
Today was a nice day ( 91*s) for a quick 100 mile...

Today was a nice day ( 91*s) for a quick 100 mile ride in rural Eastern Montana....:D
Old Mt. Highway 87. I remember when this route was the main highway through this part of the state, before the...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By bmwhacker
Up to $10,100.00 smackers :eek1...looks like some...

Up to $10,100.00 smackers :eek1...looks like some folks want it badly....:huh
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Poll: NO Tool Tray
Views: 1,215
Posted By bmwhacker
Most of my tool tray space is taken up by a solo...

Most of my tool tray space is taken up by a solo seat / mount, so the tool tray is not present.
The fuel tank box has a lot of room for my "over-stuffed" tool roll. (too fat to actually "roll up"...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 40,747
Posted By bmwhacker
Bummer....:lurk I bet he'll have the bike...

Bummer....:lurk
I bet he'll have the bike cobbled back together in a heartbeat.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By bmwhacker
Honda GL1000 Gold Wing Single Carb Conversion?

Thinking of going that way... anyone around here have any experience with the conversion?
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,405
Posted By bmwhacker
Maybe it is an "age thing"? My GL1000...

Maybe it is an "age thing"?

My GL1000 Goldwing came with a $550.00 set of Jardine Headers....I traded them straight across for a OEM set of Goldwing exhaust, so quiet......

Went back to stock...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 20,402
Posted By bmwhacker
Got mine out for a little ride a week back. I...

Got mine out for a little ride a week back. I haven't ever fit my Heinrich tank to it yet.
Maybe I'll give it a "fitting" for a photo op?....:D
My tank is black so might not look too good with...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 1,300,872
Posted By bmwhacker
Haven't ridden this bike much since putting it...

Haven't ridden this bike much since putting it together last Winter due to leaky fuel lines. Finally got off my duff replaced all the fuel lines this AM and took it for a 200+ mile jaunt. It never...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,358
Posted By bmwhacker
:lurk Just read your "Project S" thread...

:lurk

Just read your "Project S" thread from start to finish...nice job!

As a /5 fan / owner I'll be following this build.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,165,054
Posted By bmwhacker
New Years in the desert with my partner of 33+...

New Years in the desert with my partner of 33+ years.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/qyHKsan2_428QH_KDseKb2MUHoM1on5yRFYNRQwC40g=w800-h600-no

...
Forum: Hacks 08-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,768
Posted By bmwhacker
I've had a "reverse" for over 33 years....but...

I've had a "reverse" for over 33 years....but she has cost me a lot more than $9.99.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By bmwhacker
Nice looking bike!

Nice looking bike!
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By bmwhacker
Hey, watch it buddy!....I resemble that remark!...

Hey, watch it buddy!....I resemble that remark! :rofl
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By bmwhacker
^^^^^^ This I drug a sidehack around with...

^^^^^^
This

I drug a sidehack around with my LWB /5 for a number of years. You cannot fully appreciate the /5 with the burden attached. The /5 is not an ideal sidehack rig, but Airheads in...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 853,577
Posted By bmwhacker
:cry

:cry
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By bmwhacker
Not much to add here..... I don't think that is...

Not much to add here.....
I don't think that is a very common occurrence. We traveled two-up, way overloaded on a /5 for a number of years. Never had an issue with the stock rims. I've owned 5...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 1,300,872
Posted By bmwhacker
It ain't scared of gravel either. ...

It ain't scared of gravel either.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-smFxxNDYks0/TyV2dYf_q8I/AAAAAAAALZI/9yGwQfNaB38/s1600/Model%2BT%2BGraveyard%2B007.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 824,440
Posted By bmwhacker
Beartooth Pass - MT...... The actual "Bears...

Beartooth Pass - MT...... The actual "Bears Tooth" in the background

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DGlZlODe-DY/T_Bvv44GXOI/AAAAAAAAL98/FNo2YceDtPE/s1600/Yellowstone+-+Goldwing+024.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,249
Posted By bmwhacker
It doesn't corner very well......:eek1 ...

It doesn't corner very well......:eek1


https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-peZDAcvcWKE/StH-UtmiEfI/AAAAAAAAErE/Q7wFc2n_e8E/w721-h541-no/North+Texas+020.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 125,349
Posted By bmwhacker
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-57OKUKAxCJg/S34...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-57OKUKAxCJg/S34gax4r_GI/AAAAAAAAFuI/y1_uCvxhRZE/w801-h541-no/The+hearth+030.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,617
Posted By bmwhacker
Anza Borrego Desert watering hole. ...

Anza Borrego Desert watering hole.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-clupjkYNhHc/T1g9umccEeI/AAAAAAAALtk/dWAWFdV3syE/w721-h541-no/Death+Valley+2012+107.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 353,223
Posted By bmwhacker
Tree full of roosting Vultures at sunrise in...

Tree full of roosting Vultures at sunrise in Chaco Canyon, NM


https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/MzRHBnoAJ37U1ho5lYdxnbg8WzESnIYw0mJ78mNWmLM=w721-h541-no
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 353,223
Posted By bmwhacker
Crappy photo, but I don't often see a...

Crappy photo, but I don't often see a Brontosaurus during a "smokey" sunrise.:lol3
...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,691
Posted By bmwhacker
I use an ancient 18" flat iron tire spoon....so...

I use an ancient 18" flat iron tire spoon....so old that if there was a "makers mark" it has long worn off.
I use the useless OEM BMW tire spoons as intermediary spoons.
Lightly diluted dish...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 1,300,872
Posted By bmwhacker
South Dakota Badlands ...

South Dakota Badlands


https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-RlRKRxLyNSQ/U7cBfMDhAcI/AAAAAAAAOUE/VYj1hZWJuy4/w721-h541-no/Badlands+-+105mm+SPG+046.JPG


...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By bmwhacker
I went through the same deal a couple years ago....

I went through the same deal a couple years ago. Ended up the nylon bushing in the lever "eye" was worn, causing a barely detectable change of angle when the clutch lever was pulled in. The increased...
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