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  1. my experiences with choosing and using heated gloves on a naked airhead

    i ride a naked R90/6. i recently upgraded to enduralast charging system so i could power heated gear. i didn't want to be on the ragged edge of charging, since i was planning to get a heated...
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    they are the "CLASSIC I - BLACK WIDELINE SPRING...

    they are the "CLASSIC I - BLACK WIDELINE SPRING STAINLESS TOP SHROUD" $240 from dave quinn. he's a good guy to deal with.
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    look at the first post on this page. my r90/6...

    look at the first post on this page. my r90/6 with hagon shocks:

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?2140-post-a-pic-of-your-airhead/page170
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    Sticky: clean! welcome to the club

    clean! welcome to the club
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    pilot activ

    one thing you might want to consider is the ease of road-side tire repair. the michelin pilot activs and said to be very difficult to mount.
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    Sticky: nice. what fairing is that?

    nice. what fairing is that?
  7. thanks kurt. there is a section in the chitech...

    thanks kurt. there is a section in the chitech tune-up manual about checking the gap at two points on the cam, 180 degrees apart. i will re-visit that this weekend.

    -eric
  8. i have the same issue and my points are just like...

    i have the same issue and my points are just like the "good" ones in the photos. i had to lengthen the slots to get the "S" mark in the center of the window. at 3k, the "F" mark is centered...
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    Sticky: '76 r90/6

    this one is new to me last november. last BMW i had was a '75 R75/6 for the latter half of the '80s. i wanted something identical, to re-live my younger days a bit. this was pretty beat when i...
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    went with hagons from dave quinn

    i just did exactly that. ordered the classic I with stainless body and shroud, and black spring.

    looks almost identical to old stock one that i had on my 75/6 back in the '80s. dave...
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    but i like the aluminum shroud, and as far as i...

    but i like the aluminum shroud, and as far as i can see, the ikons don't have that stock appearance:

    http://www.ikonsuspensionusa.com/servlet/Detail?no=1
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    replacement shocks for r90/6

    hi all,

    has anybody used a set of the replica replacement shocks from bob's BMW?

    http://store.bobsbmw.com/product/bobs-replica-shocks-pair-for-1974-76-6--r90s

    i need to replace my shocks,...
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    installing the clips the correct way did the...

    installing the clips the correct way did the trick. thanks for the link kurt!.

    have a great day,

    -eric
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    thanks kurt, i checked snowbum and anton, but...

    thanks kurt, i checked snowbum and anton, but forgot about duane.

    i can see that i have the springs installed upside-down on mine. i will of course start by fixing that, as well as making sure...
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    '76 R90/6 headlight re-assembly problem

    hi all,

    i took my headlight assembly apart in order to replace the reflector, and i failed to take a picture of how the springs were oriented. also, the previous owner did not have a gasket,...
  16. Thread: Oak's Manual

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    this is true. i have done it twice in the last...

    this is true. i have done it twice in the last two months and received manuals both times within a week or so.

    editing to add that oak has not been checking email. i hear he is recovering from...
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    i usually order from bob's or tom cutter, for...

    i usually order from bob's or tom cutter, for proximity and quickness of shipping. i'm about half-way between them. i have not compared shipping costs though. prices are similar but...
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    hahaha that was good. i love my new HF lift...

    hahaha that was good. i love my new HF lift also. had to rent a truck from home depot, the guy at HF loaded the box with a fork lift, but when i got back to the house i had to man-handle that...
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    being from richmnod, i'm a fralin man myself, but...

    being from richmnod, i'm a fralin man myself, but welcome to the group!

    -eric
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    when i first got my R90/6 back in early november,...

    when i first got my R90/6 back in early november, i got a few maintenance items from capital cycle just from having found them via a web search. then barron w told me about max's and their fiche...
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    here's a good one too, with searchable parts...

    here's a good one too, with searchable parts database:

    http://realoem.com/bmw/select.do?kind=M&arch=0
  22. i thought so. clymer's did not mention anything,...

    i thought so. clymer's did not mention anything, but i wanted to ask in this forum because sometimes people have little tricks that the manuals don't mention.

    thanks,

    -eric
  23. attaching new brake hose to newly-rebuilt master cylinder '76 R90/6

    hey all,

    i just got my master cylinder back from apple hydraulics and i'm going to put everything back together tomorrow. i already rebuilt the caliper myself and i bought a new upper brake...
  24. Thread: Spokes

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    is there a jobst brandt of motorcycle wheels?

    is there a jobst brandt of motorcycle wheels?
  25. welcome from a richmonder who's temporarily in PA

    welcome from a richmonder who's temporarily in PA
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