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Author Topic: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride  (Read 17281 times)

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1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« on: Jun 29, 2016, 12:08:06 »
I traded for this R100 back in May. I had the notion to put it in storage and push to get my GL on the road. After a bit of introspection, I decided to flip the projects. The Beemer is a running bike that really won't take much to put it on the road- mostly peripheries. So, I figure it's about time to over complicate the situation, tear it apart and turn it into a custom bike. How custom it becomes remains to be seen, but here we go...


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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #3 on: Jun 29, 2016, 12:29:31 »
Love the name, I'm in!
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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #4 on: Jun 29, 2016, 12:30:27 »
I hope it has to do with a dirt bike front end haha I am in till the end!


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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #6 on: Jun 30, 2016, 02:01:54 »
A more finalized front fork. With the initial mock up, I had 35mm of extra stem to figure out. So I swapped stems. The BMW stem required machining and sleeving, plus interior threading in the top to make it all work. I think the GSXR swap is easier, but I really want the longer legs.




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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #7 on: Jun 30, 2016, 07:40:06 »
Excellent.
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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #8 on: Jun 30, 2016, 14:27:54 »
Looks cool.... much cooler than an xt250 ;)
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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #9 on: Jun 30, 2016, 18:08:58 »
Much cooler than an XT. Ha!

Here's a pic of the complete stem. A total Frankenstein of the two machines...



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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #10 on: Jun 30, 2016, 22:51:36 »
Hey. I like the XT. 
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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #11 on: Jun 30, 2016, 22:59:17 »
Those pipes are an awkward length. They look like they should be about a foot shorter. Or, depending on what you're going for here, a foot longer might be cool, too.

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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #12 on: Jun 30, 2016, 23:45:07 »
Those pipes are an awkward length. They look like they should be about a foot shorter. Or, depending on what you're going for here, a foot longer might be cool, too.
Yeah, stock pipes.  I haven't gotten that far yet.   ;)


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Re: 1977 BMW R100/7 Miles Von Muncher Hellride
« Reply #14 on: Jul 01, 2016, 10:05:21 »
Right on.


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