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Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
Its a one from box if bits early non paralever ...

Its a one from box if bits early non paralever

PM me

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
My do I feel uneasy about this.... I somehow...

My do I feel uneasy about this....

I somehow don't think an oilhead subframe will fit and I'm sure it would weight waaay tooo much - just like an oilhead



UR right an oil head rear sub frame...
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
do you want a rear sub frame...

do you want a rear sub frame ??????????????????????????????????
Do I have a :deal 4 u

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
Just keep the front wheel off your air head and...

Just keep the front wheel off your air head and fit it to oil head like mine just about all you need.

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
It could for the right price. :evil:evil:evil ...

It could for the right price. :evil:evil:evil

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
EX Motorrad bmw specialist WR

EX Motorrad bmw specialist

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
Shux you guys are to kind. :moon :rofl WR

Shux you guys are to kind. :moon :rofl

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,574
Posted By Whale Rider
Run tubeless tyres but you can carry 19" tube...

Run tubeless tyres but you can carry 19" tube (fits both 21" and 17) just in case and a tubeless repair kit that super cheap have. I've run my tubeless down at 16 psi no problems.

WR
Forum: New Zealand 05-18-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
Thread Hi-Jack not much to report no build thread...

Thread Hi-Jack not much to report no build thread but some progress. Working on the exhaust then a couple of other things before tackling the rest of the wiring and start up. Hopefully over the next...
Forum: New Zealand 05-17-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
I think seeing that you have it stripped down to...

I think seeing that you have it stripped down to this stage you should keep going and do the HPN frame reinforcements and then get that frame powder coated, twin plugs on the motor high output...
Forum: New Zealand 05-16-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
Perhaps you should have bought another KLR...

Perhaps you should have bought another KLR :lol3:lol3:lol3
That the problem with BMWeeeSSSSSSSS becauce the engine gearbox and final drive are all separate they all make there own unique noises not...
Forum: New Zealand 05-08-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
You What !!!!!!!!!!! someones pulled the wool...

You What !!!!!!!!!!! someones pulled the wool over your eyes :wink:
The complete GS-PD bike was on the market in September 1989 with a new look and a lot of differences regarding the "nude" GS:
a...
Forum: New Zealand 05-08-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 131,638
Posted By Whale Rider
Should have bought a Oil Head ...

Should have bought a

Oil Head

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 02-14-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
How much air pressure have you got in the front....

How much air pressure have you got in the front. Let a bit out and go for a ride should feel better with about 30psi
238 kgs is the same as the 1100 its a hoot in the gravel mostly.
Just remember...
Forum: New Zealand 01-29-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
Yep Fitted in Invercargill raining when we...

Yep

Fitted in Invercargill raining when we left town tire would have had less than a 100 ks on it seemed stable enough other wet roads on the trip north.
I will take more notice next time I am...
Forum: New Zealand 01-27-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
Its a bit like an oil thread. different strokes...

Its a bit like an oil thread. different strokes for different folks. Roads here are completely different to whats in the US. Do some searches in the GS thread tyres are a common thread even for the...
Forum: New Zealand 01-26-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1038359
Forum: New Zealand 01-15-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
Whats the rim size This is the tyre size The...

Whats the rim size
This is the tyre size The front is 120 wide and the rear 170
I ran the rear on the 1100 at 16psi on the capital coast adventure ride of road and on the tarseal
the 1100 has a 4"...
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
So you have got a couple of choices you either...

So you have got a couple of choices you either slow down on the road or you slow down on the gravel. Ride Hard or Ride Slow.
When your looking at tyre choice I hope you are using USA pricing and not...
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By Whale Rider
You could try one of these CONTI T 180/55 17...

You could try one of these

CONTI T 180/55 17 TKC80

Made for the new Tigers

Only 10mm wider 5each side and fractionally lower profile

As all the girls say size does matter. :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-09-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,726
Posted By Whale Rider
sounds expensive if he is using the yz shock all...

sounds expensive if he is using the yz shock all you need to do is degas it, remove some oil push the seal head further into the body of the shock to reduce the extension to where it is required and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,726
Posted By Whale Rider
So which way do you have to shorten the travel on...

So which way do you have to shorten the travel on the shock compression or extension.

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 77,860
Posted By Whale Rider
I agree that,s why they say the bush must be...

I agree that,s why they say the bush must be loctited to the pin. A pivot point is always going to move at the point of least resistance IE: in this case the smallest surface area, around the pin in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 77,860
Posted By Whale Rider
[QUOTE=MassiveLee;24283417]I am curious how you...

[QUOTE=MassiveLee;24283417]I am curious how you guys will design this bushing to resiste lateral forces without damaging the nylon bushing. Think of those pins "biting" into the softer material....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 77,860
Posted By Whale Rider
This might help with your design criteria for...

This might help with your design criteria for plastics.

http://www.quadrantplastics.com/fileadmin/quadrant/documents/QEPP/NA/Brochures_PDF/General/Design_Fab_B_E_02242014.pdf

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 77,860
Posted By Whale Rider
Why are you using Nylon aren't there better...

Why are you using Nylon aren't there better materials out there. PETP and PEEK both available in bearing grade.
Orkot is another high end bearing grade material.

I am using Rubber Chicken bushes...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,224
Posted By Whale Rider
Maybe it feels smoother (the R100) 1 lower...

Maybe it feels smoother (the R100) 1 lower compression ratio 2 heavier flywheel

And as for the reason Airhead owners seem to know more about there bikes is that the Airhead requires a little bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,638
Posted By Whale Rider
If I remember correctly there is the hole in the...

If I remember correctly there is the hole in the sensor plate and the same size hole in the engine block. Just use the correct size drill bit and the plate is aligned every time. or you can set the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Whale Rider
Re-adjust the TPS but don't go over 3.99 Volts...

Re-adjust the TPS but don't go over 3.99 Volts should richen the mixture

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,201
Posted By Whale Rider
I was going to try this with my next set. I have...

I was going to try this with my next set. I have a set of Rubber Chicken bushings that are going OK but I think the set up for these is to install them, ride for a couple of hundred Kms then...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-26-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By Whale Rider
I had one of those out of the box. Mine was an F...

I had one of those out of the box. Mine was an F but the front guard should have air vents through the back of it. Good bike heaps of torque no top end but very reliable good on the road and a front...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-05-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,615
Posted By Whale Rider
So are you able to lift the the manifolds up...

So are you able to lift the the manifolds up 3/4-1 inch if so why not fit the 1800 manifolds with a piece of aluminium between them 3/4" thick with countersunk srcews in to the 1500 heads and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
Thanks michael1968 just been laying some...

Thanks michael1968 just been laying some fibreglass (OLD'SCOOL) from the front of the tank to the steering head above the air filters finish's it of nicely. I will leave the carbon fibre to you guys....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
Have you looked at the photos on the link on post...

Have you looked at the photos on the link on post 24?? The intake system is all sorted. I dont know if anyone has noticed that the throtle bodies have been swapped from left to right with the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
Sorry about the hijack FloorPoor back to your...

Sorry about the hijack FloorPoor back to your project. Have you thought about the BMW 650 X Challenge as a donor bike. All you would need then would be forks and rear shock. Walter Colebatch on this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-14-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
NO PRESSURE THEN :lol3:lol3:lol3 WR

NO PRESSURE THEN :lol3:lol3:lol3

WR
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
Well DRjoe no thread yet but thanks it has been a...

Well DRjoe no thread yet but thanks it has been a labour of love for the last couple of years so I will start a thread when I get near the end good things take time. As for looking for inspiration...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
My interpretation of one of these ...

My interpretation of one of these

http://micapeak.com/bmw/gs/rally/pd2000/pd2000gs.htm

dam flickr I can get the photos to load. but there are more photos on the Flickr Page

I will put a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,041
Posted By Whale Rider
Well said that man.:clap there is not much that...

Well said that man.:clap
there is not much that hasn't been done before study copy slightly change go for it.


http://www.flickr.com/photos/28806692@N02/9702749311/in/photostream


MORE...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,800
Posted By Whale Rider
It is my opinion that properly working HES units...

It is my opinion that properly working HES units can be damaged by removing them from the bike when they are old. THe wires are cracked but as long as they are not disturbed all is OK. When you...
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