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Forum: Hacks 05-06-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,536
Posted By furry bob

according to the latest edition of the newsletter,the retail price of the Twill be $9990 US, which means that if we ever see the damn things in Australia they will be about 2 million South Pacific...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,833
Posted By furry bob
Talking waah!

have just seen the pictures of your beastie, pops. WANT ONE NOWWWWW!(having big screaming tanty on floor):lol3
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By furry bob
Thumb thanks snayle, the simplest solution is often the...

thanks snayle, the simplest solution is often the best! :D i had visions of having to butcher the 'glass to make anything fit, but that is an elegant and workable solution, that should also tend to...
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By furry bob
Question djp question for the aussies.

gday all, just a quick question, has anybody ever modified an early DJP single sidecar to run a larger wheel? i have one to go on a project that i will be starting soon, but am not real keen on the...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,987
Posted By furry bob
inder sidecars

gday all, if you are interested in inder sidecars, OLD BIKE AUSTRALASIA did a review on an inder fitted to an indian built royal enfield in the january/february issue, number 11, on page 102-103. may...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By furry bob
Thumb further explanation....

Uncle Ernie, thanks for your reply, I should explain that the R100 already has snowflakes front and rear. The other interesting thing about this bike is thatit has been fitted with an R65 gearset in...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By furry bob
Question snowflake wheel into r69 earles?

Has any one fitted a 19" snowflake wheel into an R60/69 earles type front end? I am building a hack based around an R100 and have run up against a problem, the axle that is on the earles is too small...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,264
Posted By furry bob
Thumb one for steve and one for vortex

gday all, steve , the three wheel drive ideais intriguing but may involve differential gears with a hell of a lot of complex engineering. have you considered some sort of transfer box attached to the...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,118
Posted By furry bob
Thumb more power to ya!!!!

what a great story! hope that all goes well for you all ,especially dan! by the way, thanks for the metaphorical slap in the jaw. every time i read stories like this, i can hear somebody say" stop...
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,272
Posted By furry bob
Wicked what tha?

has any body noticed that this must be a gp sport postie bike? well it would have to pull more than 65 kmh with a 110 litre donk!(read the details on ebay):rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By furry bob
Question r60 earles on r100, help!

gday all, i"m resurrecting an outfit that an old mate of mine was building just before he died. it" an 83 r100 bmw ,fitted with a set of r60/69 earles forks. i was fooling around with it earlier and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By furry bob
Cry arrgh! r100 rt wiring

can anyone help me with some clear pictures of how all the undertank wiring and componentry on an83 r100 is laid out? i'm trying to resurrect an 83 model and build a sort of adv hack, and the bike...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,864
Posted By furry bob
Wicked heal thyself!

theres nothing wrong with you that overproof rum won't fix! hie thee to a bottle shop for the cure:1drink and scare the shit out of that lurgy!!! then , go riding you lucky bugger( preferably not...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,657
Posted By furry bob
Laugh gday from australia!

gday mouse, what a great outfit! very interested in the details of the rear end conversion, and particularly intrigued by the alternator conversion. please tell us more about that,like how did you...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,803
Posted By furry bob
Thumb ural leading links.

vortex, did you know that urals are now confirmed for imprt to oz? if you contact ural australia they may be able to help with measurements on the ll front end, as i understand that they already have...
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By furry bob
Talking urals in australia!

gday , have just visited the website for ural australia and the outfitts have been passed by the aust. design rules for road use! happy days! the site mentions that we should have the first...
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,317
Posted By furry bob
Thumbs down re temp spare

gday from australia, mate you will probably find that the tyre on a temp spare is speed rated to about 80 kmh /45-50 mph and is only intended for short term use. the key words here are "temporary use...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By furry bob
Thumb air head alternator upgrades

gday all , does anyone know anything about alt. upgrades for early 80s r100 bms that dont cost a fortune? i have an83 australian model r100 rt that im building into a sort of adv sidecar outfit and...
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,763
Posted By furry bob
Thumb sidecar brakes

gday ray, have you thought about a go cart caliper? apparently they are mechanical on the smaller classes of cart and may be a ready made solution to your problem. i could be wrong about this but it...
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,654
Posted By furry bob
Laugh gday from australia

antsaint, firstly niiice rig! we dont have urals in australia yet as the importer is still being messed around by the government, so i'm as jealous as a very jealous thingthat you have access to...
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,105
Posted By furry bob
Laugh nice....

paves if you can get hold of some of ron hurdis' mounts or some kind soul will lend them to you or draw a diagramme up they will be much stronger, particularly on the front upper and rear upper ones....
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 111,542
Posted By furry bob
Thumb gday from australia!

gday arctic, in response to your post , i definitely think that you should consider a fourth mount for your chair as the old three mount systems usually had some sort of rubber or flexible bush in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,815
Posted By furry bob
Wicked maybe thats it!

perhaps the seller of this junk has his brain in his arse and that's what has been affected! wait, perhaps he's just playing on the"ooga-booga" factor and trying to profit from ignorance!
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 121,861
Posted By furry bob
Talking leading links

pezz have you considered using a design like the original earles fork type on the r60/69 bm? truly robust , and built by engineers. the one on my outfit has been on a few different ones and is as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,177
Posted By furry bob
Pissed gday to all, from australia.

i have just seen fred phelps "interviewed" on australian tv in relation to the death of heath ledger(bear with me on this). is this coffin dodging oxygen thief for real? he and his "groupies " need...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2008, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,003
Posted By furry bob
Pissed you bet im jealous!

you blokes get to play with all the best toys! we are still waiting to get urals in australia because of some bulldust government approval process. for years i've been drooling over the pics that...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,003
Posted By furry bob
Wicked just buy it!

as far as i can see there are three reasons to buy a ural or any other chair: 1 they're bulk fun 2 you cancarry all the shit in the world in them 3 chicks dig them!
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,705
Posted By furry bob
Thumb gday from australia!

mate,while the velorex is a fine rig on a lighter bike, you may find that it isn't up to the task on the daytona. the frame of the velo is fairly light and you may be better off with something more...
Forum: Hacks 01-17-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 111,542
Posted By furry bob
Thumb it fits!

pezz, just wanted to let you know the front mount fits like a glove on my r100 frame, so it's off to the engineers tomorrow. i also sent touring dave some pics of my djp, but don't know how to send...
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 111,542
Posted By furry bob
Thumb thanks for the replies

gday touring dave and pezz, thanks for your replies. I will have some pics in the next few days, as soon as i can work out how to do it( bit of a luddite when it comes to that). Pezz, how would you...
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 111,542
Posted By furry bob
Talking gday all, i think ive made a rod for my own back...

gday all, i think ive made a rod for my own back but ive got hold of an83 r100 bm that an old mate(now passed on)was in the process of building into an outfit with an early djp chair.what i want to...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,427
Posted By furry bob
Talking r65 sidecar mounts

gday from australia, just a thought but i had anr65 with an hrd chair on it and it had really well engineered mounts by a fellow called ron hurdis. there was no sub frame required but the mounts all...
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