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  1. Thread: Carb Stix

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    For a few $, you can make one - then compare it...

    For a few $, you can make one - then compare it to your mercury sticks.

    We'll be expecting a report......:)
  2. Thread: Carb Stix

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    That's the site I found when I made mine. 1/20"...

    That's the site I found when I made mine. 1/20" mercury = 13/16" oil.

    http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/crayquilts/IMG_1905.jpg
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    I was at Re-Pscycle last week, and they have a...

    I was at Re-Pscycle last week, and they have a thicker R60 top clamp they sell, had a local fellow CNC these for them. What I noticed was that the stem area was recessed to maintain same stem thread...
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    Thanks to all the helpful info above, I just won...

    Thanks to all the helpful info above, I just won an e-bay bid on a pair of 1987 K100 front forks for $47 + $26shpg, and a set of triple trees for $9.99 + $10shpg, both items off the same bike/same...
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    A few more: ...

    A few more:

    http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/crayquilts/IMG_2028.jpg

    http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/crayquilts/IMG_2030.jpg
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    :rofl Your dog will love a sidecar! My...

    :rofl



    Your dog will love a sidecar! My wife and I have really enjoyed this, and Jazzy is always up for a ride. It's fun to watch the double takes of people when they see Jazzy in the rig ;...
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    Thanks, fellas. She enjoys riding - teaching her...

    Thanks, fellas.
    She enjoys riding - teaching her a new phrase: "Do you want to ride the Beemer?". She gets animated, and keeps putting her nose on the sidecar fender!

    'smell...
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    DOT or Snell approved?

    I don't think so..... but Jazzy has some protection with her new helmet:

    http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/crayquilts/IMG_2026.jpg
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    New rear shocks

    I bought some Progressive air shocks for my '74 R60. With the sidecar, I'm finding that it is important to able to adjust for loads.

    I have the rig set-up for my wife in the car, and when I take...
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    Appreciate the info!:thumb I'll do this for...

    Appreciate the info!:thumb

    I'll do this for the triples, as well .... useful tool!
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    Thanks, this is helpful. It appears there are...

    Thanks, this is helpful. It appears there are some variations - I've been looking at several K-bike front ends: one is an '87 K100 with gaitors, and the other states that it is off of an '85 K100RT...
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    Thanks, Vanzen - you have narrowed it down to...

    Thanks, Vanzen - you have narrowed it down to the[a] model no. I'm looking for. I want heavier stanchions to attach a "leading leg" to, so I can reduce the trail for my sidecar application. I will...
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    Thanks, Kstoo. The 38 and 220 dimensions are...

    Thanks, Kstoo. The 38 and 220 dimensions are smaller than what I'm looking for, as I measured a K triple tree that is what Vanzen described above. I appreciate you taking the time for me!
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    I have been researching a few things on my...

    I have been researching a few things on my possible fork swap. Are your stanchion tubes 41.4mm [1.630"] diameter? Is the measurement across the stanchion tube bores in the tree approx 9 1/8"...
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    Kstoo - Do your K-bike stanchion tubes have a...

    Kstoo - Do your K-bike stanchion tubes have a 41.4mm [1.630"] diameter? Also, do they measure about 9 1/8" apart on the outside? I have found out that this will work on my bike.

    If you vave a...
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    I don't know that less steering lock would hurt...

    I don't know that less steering lock would hurt on my sidecar rig. If I've read your post correctly. the triple trees fit into the RS - is the R and the RS dimensionally the same on the steering...
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    forks/triple tree question

    I was talking to Hans at BMW Hucky last week about front suspension stiffening, and he thought that the K bike triple trees dropped right into the R60/6 steering head [the k bikes have a larger...
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    Thanks, John - at least I now know the stanchion...

    Thanks, John - at least I now know the stanchion size.



    Thanks - PM sent
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    Front fork question

    I usually post in the Airhead section [I have a '74 R60/6].

    I have been told that a k-bike steering stem/ triple clamps will fit my R60 steering head, and that the tube diameter, however, is...
  20. Thread: Signal relay

    by DS74BMW
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    Update: This weekend, I checked connections...

    Update:

    This weekend, I checked connections and put my Battery Tender on it for a while. The battery was up to charge, as the tender went into "storage" mode in no time.

    What I did discover,...
  21. Thread: Mikuni carbs

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    No, just something to get used to; worth the...

    No, just something to get used to; worth the performance increase, IMO.
  22. Thread: Mikuni carbs

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    I put VM-26's on my '74 R60, and they work very...

    I put VM-26's on my '74 R60, and they work very well. My originals had no vacuum lines, but I tapped a 5mm hole in each Mikuni for a vacuum port for synchronization purposes. I had to re-jet them...
  23. Thread: Signal relay

    by DS74BMW
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    '74 r60/6

    '74 r60/6
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    Pooch and sidecar

    Took these today, with Jazzy in her get-up:

    http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/crayquilts/IMG_1938.jpg

    http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p71/crayquilts/IMG_1939.jpg
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  25. Thread: YSS shocks

    by DS74BMW
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    YSS shocks

    Is anyone using these?
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