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Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
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, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 325,536
Posted By oz_airhead
. <iframe width="420" height="315"...

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Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 325,536
Posted By oz_airhead
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Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,877
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, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,702
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, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
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, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
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, 01:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,949
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, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
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, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
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, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
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, 03:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,302
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, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,702
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, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 325,536
Posted By oz_airhead
.<iframe width="420" height="315"...

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Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 325,536
Posted By oz_airhead
.<iframe...

.<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/hZEN_l4j6mY" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe</iframe></iframe>
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
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, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
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 10-24-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,702
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, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,702
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 249,408
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, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,702
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 325,536
Posted By oz_airhead
Good Movie too..

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Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 325,536
Posted By oz_airhead
Tism

.<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/bPe8viDUi40" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
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, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
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, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 198,104
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, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
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, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
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, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
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, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By oz_airhead
Try Motobins.

Try Motobins.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
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, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 234,725
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, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 234,725
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...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By oz_airhead
Watch after market dust seals, as you may already...

Watch after market dust seals, as you may already know you can't buy OEM dust seals unless you buy the Overhaul kit which includes piston and hydraulic seal.

I bought after-market dust seals and...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By oz_airhead
choices..

I concur with all of the above. With anything that old I'd watch for rusty fuel tanks - mate rusted his XJ tank out whilst he had it only a couple of years from new. The insides are not painted, and...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By oz_airhead
Talking federalised now..

G'day.

All been federalised now.

Use this URL: http://www.ppsr.gov.au/Pages/ppsr.aspx

Now it costs (was free in some states) =$3.70

Tassie not yet on PPS site, use this:
Forum: Australia 05-02-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,702
Posted By oz_airhead
Question Curious??

So is there a 'fix' you can do so it will not happen again?

Cheers

OZ.
Forum: Australia 03-11-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By oz_airhead
This mob might help. ...

This mob might help.

http://www.electrexworld.co.uk/

They sell lots of aftermarket CDI's etc.

In the UK.

HTH
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