BMW Cafe Racers - post a pic?

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Nick Makwell, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. kixtand

    kixtand Long timer

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    Nice...VERY nice.

    I have been working on myself, and I don't think I have posted a pic in this forum, so here is a pic right before I finished the headlight up:

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    With that, as you can see in the pic, I am need of some different mufflers. What can you tell me about those peashooters you've got :ear ?
  2. Brink

    Brink Been here awhile

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    Some of these make me drool

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  3. Two_Tone77

    Two_Tone77 Adventurer

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    Nice looking bike KIXSTAND, love the Toaster!

    BRINK... that thing is Awsome...Looks fast and primal



    My Stainless Pea-Shooters and headers were done by EPCO Stainless they are the Sport Pipes

    The have an awesome Vintage Tone with a bit of bite... (vaguley Norton'ish I am told...) :evil

    They make some nice pipes!

    http://www.epcostainless.com/index.htm
  4. kixtand

    kixtand Long timer

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    I was afraid you'd say that...they are a pricey option...
  5. odbuffalo

    odbuffalo Been here awhile

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    kixstand, did you get the PM I sent you about the pipes?
  6. dp63130

    dp63130 none.

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    outstanding cafe.
    great work, what is the seat and rear tail section?
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  7. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    here it is
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  8. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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  9. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    Oh My Goodness . . . . . . . . that is ART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. kixtand

    kixtand Long timer

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    I did now...

    Thanks for the info.
  11. thjakits

    thjakits Adventurer

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    Hey Brink,

    really bad animal you found there!! :wink:

    Any more details about who built it?
    website, shop, owner?
    Any specs?

    Thanx!

    thjakits
  12. Crush

    Crush Been here awhile

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    Try Yahoo babel fish, it will translate most of the web page.

    ymmv, Dennis
  13. relayda

    relayda Been here awhile

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    I wonder how much track offset this bike has??? I'm trying to fit a 140 on the back of a /7 with a 3.5 inch rim and it's a really tight fit even after offsetting the engine and swingarm to the right, modifying the swingarm driveshaft housing section and offsetting the rim to the left. It looks like this bike has a 150 0r 160 on a 4.5 inch rim. It's must have at least 3/4 to an inch offset to the left of the front tire. There is no way in hell that this bike tracks straight. Anyone else fit a 140 or larger on an airhead?
  14. zcfrederick

    zcfrederick Adventurer

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    So are the front forks cut down or lowered on this? Just an optical illusion?
    How does that effect steering/handling?
  15. cafebmw

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    Still a work in progress...but getting there.

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  16. odbuffalo

    odbuffalo Been here awhile

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    I asked the same question, about the same bike. Heres the responses I got.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=372730

    Im guessing the guy used spacers.
  17. AlKay191

    AlKay191 Been here awhile

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    Little something I'm working on. R60 with R75 heads. Big valves, big carbs, Luftie pipe. Alum Ikon shocks and trying out Ikon front springs too.
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  18. AlKay191

    AlKay191 Been here awhile

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    Thanks to succsesful garage sale, my track mule will get much needed attention. I'm not sure yet if I'll keep it as 1000 or reduce it to 750 and run HUGE valve, dual plug heads that were built San Jose BMW.

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  19. kixtand

    kixtand Long timer

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    How huge?? I think we might need to chat off-line :deal .

    kix
  20. Hawk Medicine

    Hawk Medicine Coyote's Brother

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    Yeah, Iwas wondering the same thing. How big is big and with what size mill?

    ALso... If youre running big valves and flowed heads, wouldnt it be a good idea to try reducing the size of the carbs a bit for increased intake velocity?

    I'm very interested!