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by The Veg
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: How to Wake Up a 1975 r90/6?
Replies: 26
Views: 451

Re: How to Wake Up a 1975 r90/6?

Welcome Eatin, or is it Mr. Bugs?

All good advice above but one question: what's your level of experience with BMWs? If you have little or none, don't sweat it- these bikes are tough and forgiving.

And do keep us updated on your adventures with it. Ride well and ride often!
by The Veg
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Hexhead lust!
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Hexhead lust!

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by The Veg
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: pin lock face sheilds
Replies: 15
Views: 603

Re: pin lock face sheilds

airway wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:31 pm
It wasn't that great in clarity-had some distortion like a cheap pair of sunglasses might
Weird, I never had such a problem with Scorpion shields. I wonder if you had a defective one?
by The Veg
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: pin lock face sheilds
Replies: 15
Views: 603

Re: pin lock face sheilds

It kind of boggles my mind that after many years of existence the the helmet manufacturers are suddenly all crazy for Pinlock. Back around 2007-ish I got a Scorpion helmet that had an anti-fog coating on its faceshield and it really worked well and lasted about three years. Why no other player in th...
by The Veg
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Stuck ignition switch
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Stuck ignition switch

Corporate propaganda.
by The Veg
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: K bikes
Topic: HO! LY! SHIT!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1144

Re: HO! LY! SHIT!!!

Wobbly wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:50 pm
• It's a characterless appliance.
That's a shame. My first bike was a K100, and those earlier Ks were wonderful. Usually the guys who thought they were appliances only thought so on principle, as they'd never actually ridden one. :mrgreen:
by The Veg
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: LED headlight replacement for H4
Replies: 29
Views: 1991

Re: LED headlight replacement for H4

I had my first hexhead for three years and I just reached three years with the current one last month. The only dealer service required between them was when the fuel-level sensor in the first one had to be replaced under warranty. The current one seems really healthy and the maintenance is super-ea...
by The Veg
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Stuck ignition switch
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Stuck ignition switch

But ignore the first reponse- do NOT use WD40 in a lock. It may help short-term but as it is mildly corrosive and can leave residues, it's not good long-term.
by The Veg
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: LED headlight replacement for H4
Replies: 29
Views: 1991

Re: LED headlight replacement for H4

Beer cooler? My hexhead's big-ass alternator will support a completely automated brewing system! :mrgreen: