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David Elkow
David Elkow
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Joined: 08/24/2020 18:19
Last seen: 04/15/2024 17:53
Topics: 11 / Replies: 278
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Any progress on this issue? I’ve been reading with curiosity… what could it be?

3 days ago
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RE: Exhaust Muffler/Silencer Replacement Advice

(Worthless, irrelevant comment). Sometimes it just strikes me as funny. Us guys with these old bikes. When we put things together, we either use “Anti...

3 days ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

I’m presuming since you verified that the needles were in the correct position, that it was also verified that both needle jets are 2.68’s. Also impor...

6 days ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

I agree, the slide needles and needle jets should last many miles, and it is unlikely that one side would wear differently. Myself, if it were a “new ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

Hello Scott, if you get back into your carbs, and you didn’t last time, I would replace the slide needles and needle jets. It looks like (on that Bing...

2 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

PS: The needle notch on the Bing chart is called “clip position”. 1 is most lean, 4 most rich.

3 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

One factor involved is the crankcase ventilation system. I’m not sure of the configuration used for your bike, but it likely dumps into only one of th...

3 weeks ago
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RE: 1988 R100RS first oil change questions

@16813 hi Mike, I have the same spring/ball bypass valve in my ‘78, so I’m sure it’s in yours, also. When my filter is out, I inspect the valve and t...

4 weeks ago
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RE: New Member - Idaho

Greetings from way down in south Texas. Don’t get to meet many folks from Idaho! Glad you found a way back to airhead ownership. My cylinder heads w...

1 month ago
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RE: Foam Grips

P.S. - Minor typo - BMW bars are 22mm, just short of 7/8”.

2 months ago
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RE: Foam Grips

I purchased a set of the Biltwell Renegade’s, 7/8”. Installed them today. Clutch side was very typical. Throttle side was quite challenging! Took som...

2 months ago
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RE: Foam Grips

Don’t want to “hijack” this thread, but, this got me thinking about my sorry old grips. My bike is a ‘78 R100. What is the correct grip size? Is it ...

2 months ago
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RE: Looking for an isocycle dipstick

Wow, never seen one of those. Is that supposed to draw heat up out of the oil? Is there a liquid inside that helps convey the heat? V..e..r..y inte...

2 months ago
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RE: New Member in the Granite State

Hello, Mark! From way down in south Texas. Good luck setting up your shop.

2 months ago
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RE: New Member intro #18533

@13780 well, I found it; “The Cat” (being referred to here) is a high speed ferry that operates between Nova Scotia and Maine.

2 months ago
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