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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By vagueout
Max, glad to hear that you are on the mend! Re...

Max, glad to hear that you are on the mend! Re checking your bike, it is the subframe and it's mounting points that usually bear the brunt, even if not apparent at first look. A close up forensic...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By vagueout
This is playing out in Australia, trust me when i...

This is playing out in Australia, trust me when i tell you our laws and legal system is very different to the U.S.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By vagueout
Mr Beachcomber, i just now stuck my head into the...

Mr Beachcomber, i just now stuck my head into the Pelican forum for the first time in about a year and saw your posts there, sir you have serious cred with me. Just wish you were targeting designs...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By vagueout
Imo the best source of performance info for the...

Imo the best source of performance info for the 1100s has to be the teams that ran them in the boxer cup series back some years ago. I could ever only glean snippets or clues as to what they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By vagueout
At that milage i would be springing for a new...

At that milage i would be springing for a new aftermarket pump as well.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By vagueout
On my 1150, any off road more than half an hour's...

On my 1150, any off road more than half an hour's ride i drop 10psi off each. Also back off rebound damping on the ohlins about 4 clicks. Mighty difference.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By vagueout
I figured this out in 1999, what kept ya?:wink:

I figured this out in 1999, what kept ya?:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By vagueout
On the topic of oil head tele lever front ends,...

On the topic of oil head tele lever front ends, myself and others found through experience and experimentation that the front end ride height works opposite to a conventional front end, i.e. the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By vagueout
When i had my 1100s, i fitted an arm from a gs,...

When i had my 1100s, i fitted an arm from a gs, it's a little shorter hence jacks the rear up substantially and really sharpened up turn in with no loss of stability at all. For an 1100s it was the...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,105
Posted By vagueout
Just curious, what actually brought you down?...

Just curious, what actually brought you down? Likewise, what bike, what tyres?:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By vagueout
Shiny metal in the oil is bearing metal letting...

Shiny metal in the oil is bearing metal letting go, and certainly is not the usual debris in the drained oil. Normal is grey furry sludge on the mag plug.:*sip*
Forum: Australia 06-20-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By vagueout
A little off topic, however always fascinating to...

A little off topic, however always fascinating to hear of measures taken during the war to deal with invasion, had not heard of the one mentioned above.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,321
Posted By vagueout
:rilla

:rilla
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,244
Posted By vagueout
Wait till it's out of warranty.:eek1

Wait till it's out of warranty.:eek1
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,628
Posted By vagueout
Have been a long time user of eucalyptus wool...

Have been a long time user of eucalyptus wool wash for cleaning leather. Some people recommend hair shampoo. Normal laundry detergent or dish wash will destroy leather.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By vagueout
Lots of places to secure a spare key in a small...

Lots of places to secure a spare key in a small zip lock bag wrapped in elec tape.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,845
Posted By vagueout
As others here are suggesting, i would replace...

As others here are suggesting, i would replace all the fuel hoses. The fact that one piece failed visibly, does not discount that another may have delaminated and glugged internally. Fuel hoses don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By vagueout
The only way i'd be paying good money in a...

The only way i'd be paying good money in a scenario like that would be if the old guy owner let me give the bike a quick kerosene wash, pull plugs and squirt oil in the plug holes (vital after...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By vagueout
Just to reinforce my point, please re-read the...

Just to reinforce my point, please re-read the OP's opening post as quoted above, the last eleven words or so.:*sip*:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By vagueout
Lower gearing just makes for more revs to achieve...

Lower gearing just makes for more revs to achieve a result, there is no increase in power or torque output at the crankshaft. My 1150 has an FIM chip, "Lennie's" induct and a catless staintoon...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By vagueout
Bali "remote western part", yeah 25 years or so...

Bali "remote western part", yeah 25 years or so ago. Breakfast looks good, what bike are you riding?:jkam
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By vagueout
No, not kidding, please feel free to comment...

No, not kidding, please feel free to comment further.:*sip*
Forum: Australia 05-31-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By vagueout
Didn't know they were still in production.:*sip*

Didn't know they were still in production.:*sip*
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By vagueout
I would not bother with a used solenoid. Google...

I would not bother with a used solenoid. Google around and you will likely find that the same solenoid is used in a number of starters, shop around and you get a new one cheap. I went through this...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 92,145
Posted By vagueout
As to the 4 pin socket, it's 4 little teeth must...

As to the 4 pin socket, it's 4 little teeth must be a snug fit into the nut and the whole assembly held firm preferably in a big offset vise, the nut is in very tight, big leverage required, one slip...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 92,145
Posted By vagueout
The "compression ring" is a metal spacer that...

The "compression ring" is a metal spacer that wears away in situ. In an old thread by "Steptoe", he cautioned against not renewing it, will help cause a leak if you don't. I replaced it when i did...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By vagueout
I believe this to be true.:*sip*

I believe this to be true.:*sip*
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-29-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,395
Posted By vagueout
Word for word agree with this. Also add that the...

Word for word agree with this. Also add that the big bars on the gs make counter steer even easier and more positive, particularly with the outside knee into the tank.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By vagueout
Changing the FD gearing is not going to increase...

Changing the FD gearing is not going to increase the power it will change...........the gearing.:*sip*
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,013
Posted By vagueout
Love that whole new england/ northern rivers nsw...

Love that whole new england/ northern rivers nsw part of australia. I'm long overdue for a putt through there.:thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,013
Posted By vagueout
Wish i could pack a bike that neat. Have a safe...

Wish i could pack a bike that neat. Have a safe one!:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By vagueout
Best "trick" i can offer is to find someone who...

Best "trick" i can offer is to find someone who will do a really good valve/seat cut, the quality of that single job can make a mountain of difference in performance.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,321
Posted By vagueout
Jumping out of gear, noisy when pushed, metal in...

Jumping out of gear, noisy when pushed, metal in oil, i'd be confident that a bearing/bearings have let go, causing the output shaft to wobble around and wreck the seal, thats commonly how these ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,232
Posted By vagueout
Many years since i have had to rebuild a motor,...

Many years since i have had to rebuild a motor, airhead back in the 80's, however some things don't change (much). Valve guides always enter into the head from the spring side. Remove the the valve...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,232
Posted By vagueout
Well a valve guide sitting at a different height...

Well a valve guide sitting at a different height to the others indicates that to be the problem, i.e. a loose guide that has been going up and down with the valve stem, same as one of my nortons ...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,498
Posted By vagueout
Just had a quick look at american ebay, lot's of ...

Just had a quick look at american ebay, lot's of the smaller 4xx series coleman stoves, just a question of the seller charging a realistic postage to aus, can be a killer.:*sip*
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,498
Posted By vagueout
Second hand 442 colemans will occasionally pop up...

Second hand 442 colemans will occasionally pop up on australian ebay. The upper part of it is the same as the bigger 553, the tank is smaller, very handy size.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,232
Posted By vagueout
In #40 you suggested the possibility of a valve...

In #40 you suggested the possibility of a valve guide coming loose. Again in the dark past on a norton commando i had a strong tick once the engine was up to temp that turned out to be a valve guide...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,232
Posted By vagueout
I've just came back to this thread, sorry to see...

I've just came back to this thread, sorry to see no answer yet. A quick scan through the pages and i don't see any mention of you using a stethoscope to pinpoint WHERE the noise is coming from. This...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,498
Posted By vagueout
Could you please pm me where in australia i can...

Could you please pm me where in australia i can buy a generator tube?, the coleman service and parts place in sydney shut down a couple of years back, not aware of availability locally. And yes i...
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