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by antocas
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: petrol filters
Replies: 11
Views: 1645

petrol filters

my dear old R100RS hasn't been run for 8 years,,but ive given it a spunk up and want to put it on red plate registration .was just thinking,,im about to start the sweet thing,,whats the thought on petrol filters,
by antocas
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: rear brake- light not activating
Replies: 6
Views: 1232

Re: rear brake- light not activating

thanks blokes ,ive got that little sucker sorted,twas the Norris switch-loose connection,,a bugger to get at ,but I'm nearly finished my bike now
thanks all
by antocas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: rear brake- light not activating
Replies: 6
Views: 1232

Re: rear brake- light not activating

I'm in boronia vic aus
by antocas
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: rear brake- light not activating
Replies: 6
Views: 1232

rear brake- light not activating

nearly ready to get my refurbished r100rs on the road again,,but the brake light doesn't come on when the rear brake is used ,,the front brake lights up fine,, I cant figure out how the Norris switch is removed,,does it have two screws holding it? could this be the problem look forward to some advic...
by antocas
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:14 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: regarding rear shocks
Replies: 19
Views: 2230

regarding rear shocks

what would be a fine line of thought to follow regarding rear shockers,,mine ,,are 35years old ,but have travelled under one hundred thousand ks---sigh,,i suppose I could get new ones,,,thoughts and advice please,,its not a race bike ,,just an original as possible old r100rs
by antocas
Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: refitting an r100rs fairing
Replies: 3
Views: 856

refitting an r100rs fairing

can somebody please check their lower fairing brackets,which join the split lower fairing to the engine mount,,are they different sizes,, I'm getting towards the completion of my r100rs rejuvenation,,now to get the crashbars and lower panels to fit nice,but the brackets are confounding me,and a bit ...
by antocas
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: 82R100RS indicator lens needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1038

82R100RS indicator lens needed

I'm getting my r100rs back together, engine and brakes sorted ,,new paint almost dry,,but my right side fairing mounted indicator lens is cracked ,and will probably fail roadworthy,,thusly I seek this thing, ill post before and after pics when complete,for it will be lovely to gaze upon,, so if you ...
by antocas
Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 82 snowfakes
Replies: 1
Views: 572

82 snowfakes

regarding an 82 top of the line bmw what was the factories view on bare wheels ,,or engine segments were they just bare
or were they treated
by antocas
Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: snow drop wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 1603

Re: snow drop wheels

well,,ive given them a spray coat of silver wheel paint,,and thumbs up on that,,
I bought a cheap lift table,painted the garage floor beige,got a nice thinkin chair,
presently worgimg on everythingfom the centrestand forward.
cant imagine a more comfortable bike to work on
by antocas
Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:07 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 1982 R100RS frame number stamp location
Replies: 5
Views: 873

Re: 1982 R100RS frame number stamp location

ive got an r100rs same brew.mine is sept 81 too. bought it way back in the day ,,this yum wench proposed marriage,and I accepted ,,not going through life without that eve,,but being wise in the ways,,i insisted that she threw in a bmw,,as an antidote to all things soft and cuddly ,,she did and I mar...