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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By motu
The genuine puller has 2 arms, they fit around...

The genuine puller has 2 arms, they fit around and behind the gear. These are my Triumph tools, not used for 30 odd years.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,457
Posted By motu
So, you don't want to wear seats? We made the...

So, you don't want to wear seats? We made the airbag. I'm sure they'll invent something to take care of those who object to helmets - there will be no law to restrict your freedom, you just won't be...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By motu
Yes the crank gear needs to come off, and don't...

Yes the crank gear needs to come off, and don't smack the end of the crank, it's really soft and will mushroom - in a pre unit it runs in a bush...and oil to the big ends goes into that end of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,560
Posted By motu
The gloves are on the table, I'd say they are...

The gloves are on the table, I'd say they are used.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By motu
You don't have to hot rod a Goldstar, the factory...

You don't have to hot rod a Goldstar, the factory already did it. If I had an R100 and a Goldstar both apart in the shed, the Goldstar would get all my attention and money, and be the first on the...
Forum: New Zealand 08-10-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By motu
I'm told this doesn't work...although the people...

I'm told this doesn't work...although the people telling me ride nice quiet bikes. I've always found open pipes scare the shit out of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,666
Posted By motu
It was magic, in a dark kind of way....I never...

It was magic, in a dark kind of way....I never understood what it wanted from me, and I'm a bit worried about my 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th born children....I made some rash promises on dark rainy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,666
Posted By motu
I left school at 16 and got an apprenticeship,...

I left school at 16 and got an apprenticeship, and my mother got me a BSA Bantam for $60 so I could get to work and night school. I wheeled it into the street, got it started and took off down the...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By motu
The slinger covers the left bearing, which would...

The slinger covers the left bearing, which would restrict oil getting in. If you are determined to run premix, I'd split the cases and remove the slinger, then it'd be just like other 2 strokes. ...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By motu
Someone at work (the boss) bent a rim a couple of...

Someone at work (the boss) bent a rim a couple of weeks ago. It was a 21'' MX rim with a heavy duty tube and rim lock, he was using car levers in the tyre machine. After it was repaired, I fitted...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,836
Posted By motu
Here in New Zealand a ''string'' repair is...

Here in New Zealand a ''string'' repair is illegal, although they can be used as a temporary measure. We have a compulsory safety/compliance check with intervals ranging from 6 months to 3 years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,486
Posted By motu
I guess I trailbrake, learned it as mistakes and...

I guess I trailbrake, learned it as mistakes and kept doing it because it worked. But this is what I prefer to do - chop it down, toss it in, and get on the gas.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 94,685
Posted By motu
Black is the official national colour of New...

Black is the official national colour of New Zealand, so I have to be patriotic and fly our colours.

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af212/bmwr65/P1010176_zps83f943eb.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By motu
I find the 90/90 turns in quick, but pushes and...

I find the 90/90 turns in quick, but pushes and runs wide, the 100/90 cures that...for me. Sure, it will be slow and heavy if you use narrow bars, my bars are pretty wide, and never notice bigger...
Forum: New Zealand 07-21-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,051
Posted By motu
Top gear (5th) failure is common on XT600's, and...

Top gear (5th) failure is common on XT600's, and the DT230 did it to 6th as well. Pulling too low in top is the cause. People think a single should be able to pull low speeds in top gear...you need...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By motu
I've been asked to post a photo of my bike with...

I've been asked to post a photo of my bike with the Omar bars, hard to find a pic to show the bend well.

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af212/bmwr65/P5270070_zpsa7b3baed.jpg

This is my...
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By motu
When I worked in Parnell in the late '90's,...

When I worked in Parnell in the late '90's, customers would give me their address...and I'd feel like saying ''Hey, do you remember that party 2 doors up in 1973, fuck, that was a good night!'' ...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,317
Posted By motu
That's a barrel from a BSA A7 or A10, they were...

That's a barrel from a BSA A7 or A10, they were prone to ripping the barrel off right at the flange. The previous poster was a7grenade....the A7 was considered a grenade if you raised the...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By motu
Brake fluid is water soluble - if someone washed...

Brake fluid is water soluble - if someone washed the bike, there would be no sign of a leak. To lose fluid and get a soft pedal, the fluid has gone somewhere and let air in.
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By motu
Why was the reservoir empty? Brake fluid is not...

Why was the reservoir empty? Brake fluid is not a consumable, the level will go down as the pads wear, but it doesn't get used up and need replenishing. You might have a master cyl leak, which will...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By motu
I have Omar's Slideway bars on my mono...

I have Omar's Slideway bars on my mono http://omarsdtr.com/bars.html and they are great. I just opened up the perches, and gave the throttle tube a bit of a hone. I was going to fit some 7/8 flats...
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By motu
I still can't believe that Ponsonby has been a...

I still can't believe that Ponsonby has been a desireable area for over 30 years, I would never want to live there again.
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By motu
McLaren.

McLaren.
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By motu
Nah, temps were below zero in the morning, so I...

Nah, temps were below zero in the morning, so I scraped the ice off the NX Coupe.
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By motu
Passed in the passing lane.

Got passed by this last night, he just managed to squeeze in front of me as the passing lane finished. I drive a high performance sports coupe too, if my trans wasn't playing up I might've had a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By motu
The round one is the most common, maybe the...

The round one is the most common, maybe the square one was some update....round was out, corners were in. The Petite was a smaller different frame, I'm not sure if the Bultaco and Montesa 250 frame...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By motu
You need to have the valve core out too, it...

You need to have the valve core out too, it inflates much faster.
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,060
Posted By motu
The bike won't idle if you use a 336 cam, but I...

The bike won't idle if you use a 336 cam, but I guess it doesn't matter in that situation.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By motu
Tubeless tyre on a tube rim ? Do you have a...

Tubeless tyre on a tube rim ? Do you have a tube in it ? I have a tubed tubeless tyre on my trials bike that hasn't fully seated in 20 years....but I only run 4 psi and ride at walking pace.
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,317
Posted By motu
A7 grenade....is this what it means? Seen that a...

A7 grenade....is this what it means? Seen that a few times.

http://www.a7a10.net/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=5003.0;attach=11180;image
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 120,235
Posted By motu
Sigh....:cry it's 10 years since I sold my...

Sigh....:cry it's 10 years since I sold my XLV750, I wish I still had it. This was my colour scheme.

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af212/bmwr65/Awakino-2_zps5f9f02ce.jpg
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By motu
I mentioned this in post #3. When you pull the...

I mentioned this in post #3. When you pull the gearbox the transfer hits the engine block, if you try to remove the transfer, it also hits, the output shaft gets in the way. So, you pull the...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,060
Posted By motu
Uh oh, you haven't got a 5252 crossover -...

Uh oh, you haven't got a 5252 crossover - Supershaft is going to say your dyno chart is bullshit.
Forum: New Zealand 07-06-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,713
Posted By motu
Oh look, another exhaust on my bike. This is one...

Oh look, another exhaust on my bike. This is one my wife used on her T100 in the '70's, it's exactly the same inside as those other ones you see everywhere, and I've got a couple myself, but this...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 214,734
Posted By motu
Looks like my road bike in the '70's, but mine...

Looks like my road bike in the '70's, but mine had a T100C engine. I changed to low pipes because the high pipes burnt my legs.

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af212/bmwr65/scan0021.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,034
Posted By motu
Perhaps it's the other part of the spinning...

Perhaps it's the other part of the spinning bicycle wheel - y'know, hold a spinning bicycle wheel by the axles, turn it left, and it tilts to the right...Oh wow, that's how countersteering works, I...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By motu
That would be for a 4x4 RAV4, they are not...

That would be for a 4x4 RAV4, they are not easy...you have to jiggle gearbox, transfer and engine, We usually pull engine and trans and do it on the floor. FWD RAV4's are not common, they probably...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,772
Posted By motu
That's never been an issue with me, it's just...

That's never been an issue with me, it's just that I'm not so driven to ride on the weekends. I also believe an everyday rider is a better rider, out in all conditions and levels of traffic, more in...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,904
Posted By motu
I've just changed my Shinko 712 today, I got...

I've just changed my Shinko 712 today, I got 11,000km (7,000m) out of it, it was down to the TWI's at 8,000km (5,000m), but I rode it right through to the base layer. Never an issue with traction,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,772
Posted By motu
I've been commuting 40km to work for the last...

I've been commuting 40km to work for the last year, rural back roads and not a lot of corners by New Zealand standards. I've only got the bike out for fun rides a hand full of times, and it feels...
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