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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,538
Posted By Warin
I take it your parcel has not arrived .. or has...

I take it your parcel has not arrived .. or has it?

I'm looking at the post xmass sales .. if they happen on line USA. And with the present exchange rate... The shipito site at least lets you...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By Warin
Humm .... keeping lookin

Engine
Drive shaft

Gearbox

Clutch?
rear drive ...

Have you drained and check the oils from the gearbox and rear drive .. ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By Warin
Your life, your choice, but do enjoy it. Whatever you do.

Lots fly around the world.
A few ride motorcycles around the world.
Less ride bicycles around the world.
Very few walk around the world.

Some will not be open to others ... some will be open...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 02:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,057
Posted By Warin
Photo. It did not happen unless there is a photo....

Photo. It did not happen unless there is a photo. :evil Otherwise excellent work.
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Warin
Always? :huh No. I'm human and make my fair share...

Always? :huh No. I'm human and make my fair share of stupid errors. Use with care.
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Warin
Yep... take a lead from the second coils positive...

Yep... take a lead from the second coils positive to the condenser and then a second wire goes on to the points. The electrons won't care what color the insulation is .. so any wire color will work....
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,840
Posted By Warin
What year? Not reading 3 pages to find out. ...

What year? Not reading 3 pages to find out.



From the BM factory they had NO fuel line clamps. Nor fuel filters.
Some models/older years (before 1983?) had cloth covered rubber lines, as used...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Warin
Cheap? Rattle can ... clean the rust off....

Cheap?

Rattle can ... clean the rust off. Put a nice bit of cardboard over the top - with a hole for the bolt head and spray. Done, quick, simple cheap, no need to remove the bolt. If you want to...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,408
Posted By Warin
That is the deluxe tool kit. The 'standard' tool...

That is the deluxe tool kit. The 'standard' tool kit has less tools.

I'd think your round pin is hardened for use in removing the alternator rotor. The rotor usually fails open circuit - you can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 372,325
Posted By Warin
There are 2 sweat spots on a road - where the car...

There are 2 sweat spots on a road - where the car and truck tires pound the pavement smooth and flat. This also gets swept clean of broken glass and wire by the passing traffic. On a long distance...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Warin
Yes. No. NP had rules that said you...

Yes.

No.

NP had rules that said you had to be 1km from the nearest road to camp... don't know what the rules are now. The NP rangers might take a lenient view or they might not. If you have...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Warin
The condenser connects to the same place as the...

The condenser connects to the same place as the points. They are 'in parallel'.

The tread title would be better as "Where does the condenser connect to in a points + dual spark coil setup'?
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By Warin
I've had the spring go weak.... Someone with...

I've had the spring go weak....
Someone with more bikes going past their hands might have seen this before and be able to give a failure rate? But if the engine sized at speed?
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By Warin
No. The rear part of the cush drive (No 9 in the...

No. The rear part of the cush drive (No 9 in the diagram) has to be able to rotate on the shaft...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,914
Posted By Warin
http://www.ga.gov.au/place-names/ Deep...

http://www.ga.gov.au/place-names/

Deep Creek.. boy this search is slow ... does that mean there are a lot of them? Still going .... still ... going .... gateway time out ... retry ...
Lots of...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,914
Posted By Warin
Nar .. Tree Ridge, Don't know Ridge, Unknown...

Nar ..
Tree Ridge, Don't know Ridge, Unknown Ridge,
lots more choices...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Warin
The battery may be charged to its capacity ..but...

The battery may be charged to its capacity ..but because it is old may lack capacity .. like an almost empty fuel tank .. not quite enough juice to get you going. Connecting a car battery across the...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By Warin
The cases have provision for a lock or two ......

The cases have provision for a lock or two ... you have to buy a lock (or two) to fit if you want.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 12-19-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,641
Posted By Warin
That appears to me to be Garmin policy - all the...

That appears to me to be Garmin policy - all the 'dirt adventure roads' are only shown at the most zoomed in layer. You may be able to set your GPS to display more detail .. I have my 60 set to...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,914
Posted By Warin
:nod Put the gate makers and installers out of...

:nod Put the gate makers and installers out of work though. May be they can go around collecting photos, delivering the fines though?
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By Warin
And passports... RFID Aluminum...

And passports...


RFID
Aluminum cooking foil folded front side to backside may help. For the passport - do it for the page with the RFID thingy (its the thicker page) - this way the outside of...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 670
Posted By Warin
Water in fuel .. It will settle to the bottom...

Water in fuel
.. It will settle to the bottom if left alone. Switch petcock to off and leave over night. Remove float bowels, put some plastic ice cream containers under the carbs and switch to...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,914
Posted By Warin
True. But they do get very inventive. The...

True. But they do get very inventive.

The problem is those that go past the 'road closed' sign are the same ones that go through locked gates... A 'wild life camera' is much better at getting...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,914
Posted By Warin
The local NP here has signs on the 'back' of the...

The local NP here has signs on the 'back' of the gates with a phone number .. and mentions a fee for opening the gate too... They do have signs up stating the times of closure and opening.

For...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,875
Posted By Warin
Looks like it to me. Maybe you can find someone...

Looks like it to me. Maybe you can find someone willing to swap.

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My experience with leaking carbs - always been dirt under the needle or the needle. Only once have I had a...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,408
Posted By Warin
OK. Bm factory manuals tend to be expensive....

OK. Bm factory manuals tend to be expensive. Someone may have picked one up from a sale - they are now from an obsolete model so could have been offered cheap. Both Clymer and Haynes make generic...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,885
Posted By Warin
And that would be every one you saw? :1drink...

And that would be every one you saw? :1drink Might be easier to list the bad ones..

As for the North Island .. not been there Oscar ... I hear it smells though.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Warin
Only afterwards .. :1drink Have a good Xmas. ...

Only afterwards .. :1drink Have a good Xmas.

Bleedin brakes...

I found there was an air pocket in the slave cylinders .. and my best method for getting rid of them was to


fill them as...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 34,232
Posted By Warin
Maybe the puddin needs to go a little modern? ...

Maybe the puddin needs to go a little modern?

Cloud based info?

Facebook page :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Warin
Have you looked in the manual? Haynes has an...

Have you looked in the manual? Haynes has an exploded view... A parts manual will also show it .. if you Have the ETK then you can view it..

Pictures are available from various suppliers .. what...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,506
Posted By Warin
Some battery powered vehicles have solar cells on...

Some battery powered vehicles have solar cells on them .. as they would spend most of the day parked outside work they can partially recharge there.

The average commute is 40km .. so 80km for the...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,941
Posted By Warin
LP cheese guide - first ones are Tassie ...

LP cheese guide - first ones are Tassie
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/australia/travel-tips-and-articles/australias-best-food-experiences-on-the-cheese-trail?affil=EML_EDITORIALNEWS_99

Got that in...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Warin
If the voltmeter were wired as you suggest...

If the voltmeter were wired as you suggest bmwrench to the headlight circuit the voltmeter would only turn on when the headlight is turned on.

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Possibilities

a) the positive...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Warin
Poi ..

Situation .. your running out of petrol .. and need one soon. You search on your GPS for the nearest petrol station using the GPS .. built in POI.
I don't normally use additional sources of POI...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,038
Posted By Warin
Snif... should I get some Pamolive Gold? :huh

Snif... should I get some Pamolive Gold? :huh
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By Warin
Could be the advance mechanism .. lot easier to...

Could be the advance mechanism .. lot easier to check, lube that first than spend a lot more time getting into the cam chain box. Do the simple/cheap stuff first. And it is more exposed compared to...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,057
Posted By Warin
I like the French penalty for drink driving .....

I like the French penalty for drink driving .. they impound the car for a month.. if it is yours or not .. you got a hire car? Then your paying for a months rent .. :deal Your friends car? Maybe...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By Warin
Go slow. You'll get a lot further on yer money at...

Go slow. You'll get a lot further on yer money at 80km/h than at 100+. And you'll see more. That is grey nomad caravan speed for a reason.

See some of Oz before you go off OS. Shipping your bike...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,166
Posted By Warin
:doh I missed the rubber bits .. another solution...

:doh I missed the rubber bits .. another solution to a problem that was better left alone. Two theories; vibration and heat. They did not improve the reliability so ... not worth it.

Replace the...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,166
Posted By Warin
Yer diode board is toast.. well it is probably...

Yer diode board is toast.. well it is probably easiest to buy a complete new one than try to save a little money replacing individual diodes. As well main diodes 1,2,3 there are also 2 of the smaller...
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