October 1, 2017

This 8/81 BMW R100 CS belonged to a good friend who has recently passed away.

It would be one of the most genuine unmolested Airheads of it's type anywhere.

Ridden only  31,693 kilometers in its whole life this beautiful CS has been meticulously maintained for the owner...

December 13, 2016

Ethanol in Motor Gasoline

Eat it, drink it, or burn it as fuel?

By Kevin Cameron December 1, 2016

The introduction to a book on bartending once began, referring to ethyl alcohol, “Mankind has been systematically poisoning himself for 50,000 years.” To this we can add...

November 22, 2016

FIRST SERIES 1977 BMW R100 RS "SAINT"

Customer and long term friend, Rick Gard is downsizing his collection of BMW Airheads,

Anybody from Brisbane or the Gold Coast will know Rick as a BMW mechanic, Service manager and latterly, BMW Salesman for the Morgan and Wacke...

November 20, 2016

As part of the 'BOXERWORKS" customer service, I have a "Bulletin Board" blog for my regular customers wanting to sell (or buy) an AIRHEAD BMW.

This BMW R65 monoshock was custom built for my customer (Steve) by the legendary Paul Rooney in the early 2,000's. It has been...

September 9, 2016

 Lets start with the picture on the left. This is (apart from the coils ..2 x 6 volt and in series originally and the spark plugs both of which remain after the swap) is the entire switching set up for points ignition. Simple, durable, reliable (with in reason so long...

September 9, 2016

I have three airheads (well four really but the SWB 60/5 is in about one million pieces just presently thanks Tim BTW) the R75/6 (12/74) and the RS (9/77) are early heavy flywheel bikes and both have the original everything...points,condensers, coils, voltage regulator...

August 29, 2016

The reason for this blog is that a potential customer made some enquiries over the weekend about a system which combines an alternator and an ignition system together into one Crankshaft mounted unit. The system is called the "Silent Hektik"

Some of the services here at...

August 27, 2016

Back when I was a little boy, I was fascinated with Machines....lawn mowers, pushbikes, cars, tractors, mechanized potato peelers.....(yes really) !

There was a mechanic who worked at the local Esso service station (which became Martin Jonkers Toyota at Scarborough on t...

August 25, 2016

Today, servicing anything means either looking at it or replacing it. Wheel bearings, indeed, most bearings are sealed for life now and can't be serviced. 

I had a 1928 Chev buckboard ute. The wheel bearings were ball bearings in a captive race. I had a BA series Falcon...

August 8, 2016

Mark Morrissey ....The information contained in this blog is provided purely to encorouge motorbike riders to investigate and learn about the most critical thing on your bike.....the TYRES. I am not pushing one or any brand but publishing some information which is publ...

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