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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 12:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,328
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Somewhere in Wales: ...

Somewhere in Wales:
http://rubberchicken.nl/foto/xrv-uk-2008/IMG_0888.JPG

Didn't fit!
http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/narrowbridge.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,207
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Indeed. Made it all the way home once only to get...

Indeed. Made it all the way home once only to get stuck halfway up the garden path with a spoke jammed in the rear brake. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,517
Posted By Screaming Chicken
There's always one... ;-)

There's always one... ;-)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,517
Posted By Screaming Chicken
http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/dirtychicken.jpg

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/dirtychicken.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,734
Posted By Screaming Chicken
The weighing the car(go) story is ofcourse...

The weighing the car(go) story is ofcourse slightly different. You don't really give a shit if the scale reads 50 pounds high as long as it's off by roughly the same amount when you leave. Most...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,734
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Dunno, I'd expect you could do a roaring trade in...

Dunno, I'd expect you could do a roaring trade in bathroom scales that read a bit low. Diet Scales(tm)! :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 581,219
Posted By Screaming Chicken
http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/abwegig.jpg

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/abwegig.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 33,066
Posted By Screaming Chicken
More statues. (And TKCs ;)) ...

More statues. (And TKCs ;))

http://rubberchicken.nl/foto/bata2010/IMG_0188.JPG
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,734
Posted By Screaming Chicken
On the other hand, if the grams really matter...

On the other hand, if the grams really matter that much, what are you doing with not personally verified information off the internet in the first place? :rofl

This stuff comes with an implicit...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By Screaming Chicken
That would be my conclusion, yeah. 180 kg dry, or...

That would be my conclusion, yeah. 180 kg dry, or 396 lb. Or 194.6 kg/429 lb wet. As far as I can see SS was the first to come up with that 363 number...

For what it's worth, without having all...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,576
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Ooh that's nice.

Ooh that's nice.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,734
Posted By Screaming Chicken
But how many furlongs per fortnight does it do?

But how many furlongs per fortnight does it do?
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,576
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Lovely work. That looks so much nicer than...

Lovely work.

That looks so much nicer than my underseat storage solution. :rofl

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/kelloggs.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,177
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Oil, tires, SS, really there's no shortage of...

Oil, tires, SS, really there's no shortage of stuff to argue over. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Yes! I've yet to fix my own bike with it :D but...

Yes! I've yet to fix my own bike with it :D but I've used it to bypass a dead Africa Twin fuel pump and in a pinch decent quality fuel line will even replace a ruptured oil line...

Also, filling...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 76,085
Posted By Screaming Chicken
I wonder what he's on about with the killswitch...

I wonder what he's on about with the killswitch on/off trick he mentions...

But, yeah. Very familiar sound. I had a Bosch in there plus a 5YO battery until very recently. It would moodily chug it...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,576
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Speaking of being blown away, I take it it has...

Speaking of being blown away, I take it it has been checked that that lovely metal toolbox won't rattle around in such a way that it shorts out the battery?

And I can't help wondering, what's that...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,177
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Flying Teapot at first, until it got bent. :-( ...

Flying Teapot at first, until it got bent. :-(
Now an adjustable Migsel.

Because the stock GS stand is a stupidly placed piece of wet noodle :D and will flex accordingly, especially once things...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Or this: ...

Or this:

http://thekneeslider.com/images/2013/11/sutton-radial-prop.jpg
http://thekneeslider.com/images/2013/11/sutton-radial-on-stand-side.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Does make me wonder what Millyard could/would do...

Does make me wonder what Millyard could/would do with a shed full of boxer bits. Wooler replica? :D

http://bmwdean.com/wooler49.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,193
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Do they seal with just springs at the head? I...

Do they seal with just springs at the head? I thought it needed the rings (and thus some kind of nut) to seal...

www.sternmutterersatz.de (http://www.sternmutterersatz.de) :-)
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,207
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Sorry. ;-) Yeah, probably. He does...

Sorry. ;-)


Yeah, probably. He does mention (http://enduroboxer.blogspot.nl/2014/07/aprillia-auf-platz-2-und-3-beim-ige.html) jumps, and even though that thing is crazy light for what it is, it's...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,207
Posted By Screaming Chicken
You're not going to see permanent marker under...

You're not going to see permanent marker under the mud and grime. :D

Checking them is required, yeah. I've had one back out about half an inch on the airhead para, to the point where it was nearly...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By Screaming Chicken
On the other hand: Building a Guzzi-style v-twin...

On the other hand: Building a Guzzi-style v-twin with BMW parts, now there's a chance to rough up some purists. Imagine the spluttering and coughing fits! :rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,207
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Quite the contrary, I use it all the time. It's...

Quite the contrary, I use it all the time. It's such a nice gentle brake for corrections in corners. Still haven't worn out a set of brake shoes, mind.

It even has ABS, unless I put my heel on the...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 164,165
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Looks a bit weird without the roo bar though ...

Looks a bit weird without the roo bar though

http://www.motoren-israel.com/images/galerien/Boxermania/picture1584.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,054
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Nylock nuts, both for the small ones and the big...

Nylock nuts, both for the small ones and the big ones. Works a treat!

But yeah, that. Soft gaskets, 3 fasteners in one line, either the center one or the small ones are going to rattle loose and...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Does it even need new bearings at 40k km though?...

Does it even need new bearings at 40k km though? Sounds very early, unless they get a lot of abuse. My bike is still on the original wheel bearings and I'm rapidly closing in on 200k km.

I just...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,081
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Main difference is that the teapot one isn't...

Main difference is that the teapot one isn't adjustable and won't work with the SWT pegs. And they too can be bent. :-(
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Yeah. Just flag down a Skoda Diesel with jump...

Yeah. Just flag down a Skoda Diesel with jump leads. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Neat. Nice one to remember for traveling,...

Neat.

Nice one to remember for traveling, most of the additives bottles in petrol stations have that kind of shape.

I've used a rolled up glossy magazine cover once somewhere in Ruralshire,...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7,459
Views: 1,495,612
Posted By Screaming Chicken
The bolt holes for the starter had turned a bit...

The bolt holes for the starter had turned a bit oval meaning not enough engagement of the starter (and a damaged flywheel and all that). This little addition keeps the bolt from creeping up and was a...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7,459
Views: 1,495,612
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Solution to a problem: ...

Solution to a problem:

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/boutjestarter1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,193
Posted By Screaming Chicken
I figured you'd go for a center shock, given that...

I figured you'd go for a center shock, given that the 1100 swing is already set up for it and you're making the upper frame anyway.

Granted the side shock looks nice and airheady. :-)
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,193
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Another dirtbike build "BMWsaBERG"

Ooh that's going to be a very progressive shock. :-)

I half expected you to go for a center shock with that narrow upper frame.

This is starting to look like a seriously badass bike.
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Screaming Chicken
For a para GS it's somewhere around 490-500mm....

For a para GS it's somewhere around 490-500mm. The one for the R100R is shorter, not sure by how much.
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Barkbusters work well: ...

Barkbusters work well:

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/barkbuster1.jpg

(Reality check: I have 35mm risers. They _just_ don't hit the clocks.)
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Screaming Chicken
I'm wondering whether that lip on the tank where...

I'm wondering whether that lip on the tank where the fairing slots on is hollow or not... Looks like an ideal place to drill a hole and mount an indicator. :D
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,336
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Did Dirk make you X out all the recent ugliness...

Did Dirk make you X out all the recent ugliness with your engine or did you do that of your own motivation?

Just checking, I don't like these conditional warranty things.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,541
Posted By Screaming Chicken
My GS has a 13mm MC. The MC the DRZ came with is...

My GS has a 13mm MC. The MC the DRZ came with is half inch, which is 12.7mm. So all else being equal a bit harder and less feel. It's trying to stop a lardier bike, but doing so with a bigger disk....
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