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Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,632
Posted By oz_airhead
Sadly that is becoming true. :cry

Sadly that is becoming true. :cry
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,632
Posted By oz_airhead
G.O.R. 25 Years ago :evil

G.O.R.


25 Years ago

:evil
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By oz_airhead
Cry I feel your pain $$$

I went through the same process when I need stanchions for my airhead.

After pricing around I ended up with Forking by Frank in the USA.

http://www.frankmain.qpg.com/

They are pretty good to...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18,989
Views: 2,281,852
Posted By oz_airhead
Talking solar

Buy in tariffs are nowhere near as good as they were a few years back.

But panels now are cheaper. Beware the cheaper inverters & panels. Off grid needs much more $$ outlay. I think give that one...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 169,522
Posted By oz_airhead
I have one and found it easy enough to use. Dan...

I have one and found it easy enough to use. Dan from cycleworks will supply very easy to understand instructions - and it will all make sense.

Sorry for the thread hijack!
Cheers
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By oz_airhead
Wicked I too bought one brand new in '82 at 17. A yellow...

I too bought one brand new in '82 at 17. A yellow one - like the TV advert of the bike jumping army jeeps I think - and bent a valve. Bit underpowered, so it went soon after warranty fix for valve...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 346,108
Posted By oz_airhead
. <iframe width="420" height="315"...

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Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 346,108
Posted By oz_airhead
. <iframe width="420" height="315"...

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Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,509
Posted By oz_airhead
And the induction roar was something else, WFO. ...

And the induction roar was something else, WFO.

Mate had a F2F and it hammered; sold it when it started to pitt the cams...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18,989
Views: 2,281,852
Posted By oz_airhead
yes...but

Yes you can try; other half has done so successfully in the past [Vic]....but only if you are j-u-s-t over, and have a good clear record for a number of years.

HTH

~OZ
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By oz_airhead
Thanks for that. I was hoping it was just...

Thanks for that. I was hoping it was just interweb problems they needed to get sorted out.

Yes, I agree they are great to deal with IMHO...

Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By oz_airhead
Question Western Australian inmates...munichs??

G'day.

Just wanted to ask if any W.A inmates have been to Munich's lately? :ear

Website is mysteriously down.....??

http://www.munichmotorcycles.com.au/

(says account suspended??)
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,674
Posted By oz_airhead
Yes. I have the sport-bike version, which lifts...

Yes. I have the sport-bike version, which lifts my airhead. The centrestand CANNOT be deployed with this type of lift; but it's main advantage is it can be packed away and moved. It can be...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,422
Posted By oz_airhead
Thumb Take something to repair a puncture with,...

Take something to repair a puncture with, tubeless plugs and extra gas canisters - and make sure you are familiar with using them. I'd take some oil as you might use a bit (I'd normally expect to)...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By oz_airhead
Melbourne: Citilink to start Motorcycle Tolls

G'day.

Just FYI, you may already know, but Citilink will begin tolling bikes from next Wednesday 1/1/2014. I saw this on an overhead gantry sign last Saturday.

Fees:
...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,713
Posted By oz_airhead
RD 250LC. That was a special bike for me.

RD 250LC.

That was a special bike for me.
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By oz_airhead
Don't forget Victorian system was modelled on...

Don't forget Victorian system was modelled on South Australia's.
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18,989
Views: 2,281,852
Posted By oz_airhead
Bye Bye Holden...

ABC are now reporting "Senior Gov't ministers" saying Holden will cease production in 2017.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-05/holden-to-pull-out-of-australia-from-2016-17/5138942

Bugger.
...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 346,108
Posted By oz_airhead
.<iframe width="420" height="315"...

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Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 346,108
Posted By oz_airhead
.<iframe...

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Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,442
Posted By oz_airhead
Motobins Motoworks James Sherlock All in...

Motobins
Motoworks
James Sherlock

All in the UK if you don't need them fast ie. ~10 working days wait.

Munich's in W.A if you need stuff quick.

Ted Porter's in California also has a good...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By oz_airhead
I watched too. Good story. I think in a...

I watched too.

Good story.

I think in a day or two, it'll be up next week
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18,989
Views: 2,281,852
Posted By oz_airhead
Question Not trying to be political at all, Thai...

Not trying to be political at all, Thai production required more infrastructure investment than Orange.

BUT...1/10 the wages cost for the workers AND with the Aus. $ at .96c..../sigh



/back...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18,989
Views: 2,281,852
Posted By oz_airhead
Another Manufacturer shuts down in regional Australia...

Electrolux in Orange, NSW.

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/1865056/breaking-electrolux-shuts-orange-plant/?cs=2452

Shit.
Forum: Australia 10-01-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By oz_airhead
Cool2 Service records will dictate condition....

Service records will dictate condition. Personally I'd have no problem if van is maintained and can be proven, with higher mileage - particularly country KM's.

Cheers
OZ
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 270,391
Posted By oz_airhead
This might be 205'd, but a link for 8" round...

This might be 205'd, but a link for 8" round headlights.

http://headlightbmwmotorcycle.com/Product_description.html

I am not sure if they suit LHD countries, look like they do - I could be...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By oz_airhead
I have one of these; ...

I have one of these;

http://www.kendonusa.com/sportlift.html

++ Very well made, and folds away so is very narrow. Needs very little space. Air/hydraulic or manual lift mechanism. Sturdy ramps...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18,989
Views: 2,281,852
Posted By oz_airhead
Talking Factory BMW EPC? ...

Factory BMW EPC?
http://www.bmw-motorrad.com/com/en/index.html

Click on Service on the Top.
Then on the left hand side navigation...
Click Electronic Parts Catalogue. Then Web 'EPC' on the...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 346,108
Posted By oz_airhead
Good Movie too..

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Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,975
Views: 346,108
Posted By oz_airhead
Tism

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Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By oz_airhead
Speaking from my observations, R65 prices have...

Speaking from my observations, R65 prices have increased substantially. I think that it's because they are LAM (Learner Approved Motorcycles).
Forum: Australia 05-30-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By oz_airhead
Now if only there was an Eric & Douglas site out...

Now if only there was an Eric & Douglas site out there on the www......
Forum: Australia 05-26-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 240,065
Posted By oz_airhead
Use part of the Telstra 3G network I believe. ...

Use part of the Telstra 3G network I believe.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 04-14-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By oz_airhead
Ignition module heat-sink paste OR it's cactus...

Ignition module heat-sink paste OR it's cactus itself.

There are some generic fitments available.

Look here:

http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/Ignition.htm

(about 1/2 way down)
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By oz_airhead
I have the same problem a small workshop. A large...

I have the same problem a small workshop. A large lift would take too much space.

I ended up with one of these:

http://www.kendonusa.com/sportlift.html

A bit of a compromise, as you cannot...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By oz_airhead
It could be fair dinkum but....

G'day.

It could be a "fair dinkum" 25,000 Mile bike. But honestly, the chances are it's not.

So, I would say, that you need to expect the worst with an old bike.

You will need to basically...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By oz_airhead
Try Motobins.

Try Motobins.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By oz_airhead
All great advice. Your Electrician should be able...

All great advice. Your Electrician should be able to guide you on the rating of 3-phase outlets you need.

But beware - the cost of the switchgear is expensive and also cable. More than likely you...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 294,784
Posted By oz_airhead
G'day Bagsnatcher. None of the chargers...

G'day Bagsnatcher.

None of the chargers listed by Odyssey are suitable for here in OZ, so I bought one of these:

http://www.batteriesdirect.com.au/shop/product/13818/mxs5.0.html

(sorry dunno...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 294,784
Posted By oz_airhead
Odyssey AGM

Odyssey battery.

http://www.odysseybattery.com/powersports.html (guide is a 'pdf)

Just put one in my R90. Guide says PC 925L, but on advice of many on the web I used a PC 680 and made up some...
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