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Forum: Airheads Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,660
Posted By rambozo
Woah it back a bit there on the thunderdome bill,...

Woah it back a bit there on the thunderdome bill, last thing we need is a remake
of that:lol3
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,660
Posted By rambozo
Yea I suppose it is a bit lazy, hope it didn't...

Yea I suppose it is a bit lazy, hope it didn't cost too much :D maybe the budget
was blown on that crazy Cadillac monster truck thing

Haven't seen the film yet but for me mad max is always more...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,660
Posted By rambozo
Is that not the one out of the new Mad Max?

Is that not the one out of the new Mad Max?
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,282
Posted By rambozo
Maybe in the fatherland but over here it's still...

Maybe in the fatherland but over here it's still impossible to like the cunts if you
reared them

Never ceases to amaze me how morons who think the world is 4000 years old can
be in charge, I...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By rambozo
+1 Can't comment on dri-slide, but lubing...

+1

Can't comment on dri-slide, but lubing them from the get go can only help with
Non lined cables
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By rambozo
I've only had the bike up to about 80 mph so...

I've only had the bike up to about 80 mph so can't really say if there is any high
speed instability, thanks for the heads up though, I'll pay a bit more attention for
the next few runs.

I...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By rambozo
They are standard r80/7 shocks, about 10-15mm...

They are standard r80/7 shocks, about 10-15mm longer than the r65 ones I took off.

I'm interested to hear if it's a bad idea :ear bike feels good but if it's likely to
cause damage down the...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By rambozo
So the weather got a bit better today so I went...

So the weather got a bit better today so I went for a run, I didn't think I would notice a difference tbh,
but the back did feel a tiny bit higher and stiffer, I'm pretty happy with the ride but it...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By rambozo
It would probably make sense to raise the back a...

It would probably make sense to raise the back a touch in that situation?

I imagine it's a lot easier to get second hand 80/90/100 shocks too
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By rambozo
Sir wompus pm'd me to ask if I'll let him know...

Sir wompus pm'd me to ask if I'll let him know too, the weather has gotten a bit
pissy here so as soon as it brightens up over the week I'll be taking her for a run.

What I can say in the...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By rambozo
Will this make much of a difference? I noticed it...

Will this make much of a difference? I noticed it the other day when I replaced
a set of manky r65 shocks with a set of /7 ones. Haven't taken it for a spin yet

Bound to make it a bit stiffer?...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By rambozo
+1 This is by far the best option in my...

+1

This is by far the best option in my opinion
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By rambozo
Welcome to the forum! You need to use a...

Welcome to the forum!

You need to use a hosting site to upload photos, such as smugmug/photobucket
etc

The 100R is a good choice, it's on my wish list :D
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,558
Posted By rambozo
Great photos! Must be one of the most beautiful...

Great photos! Must be one of the most beautiful parts of the country
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By rambozo
I kind of assumed that when I saw the rubber...

I kind of assumed that when I saw the rubber part, I imagine a small weap from
an unplugged breather would take a long while to affect it, a heavy leak from a
fecked shaft would be a different...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By rambozo
The further south you go in Ireland the more...

The further south you go in Ireland the more properly things get done :rofl

@ disston - thanks! The hole on the seal wasn't sealed which was a problem, there
was rubbing marks where the flange...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By rambozo
Ha! I see temporary means the same in Ireland and...

Ha! I see temporary means the same in Ireland and England :lol3

The r100r is a friends 'new to him' bike that is slowly breaking his heart so it's
likely that temporary fix will suit at the...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By rambozo
Thanks for the reply wrench, judging by the...

Thanks for the reply wrench, judging by the amount of 'glitter' on the drain plug
the best option is to send the original box for a full rebuild.

If the seal and the bearing are the only...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By rambozo
paralever gearbox question

Hi all, I was in the middle of changing an output seal on a r100r and have discovered
the output shaft bearings are on their way out :cry

I'm not too familiar with paralevers, so what I want to...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By rambozo
There should be two spacers? The thinner of the...

There should be two spacers? The thinner of the two goes on the right hand side,
(as you're sitting on the bike)

Snowflakes are the earlier wheels by the way, I always call mono wheels y spokes,...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By rambozo
It looks like someone forced the bolt in when the...

It looks like someone forced the bolt in when the plastic plug wasn't fully in to me.

That doesn't come with the new cable as far as I know, if you push it in fully I imagine
it would be fine
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By rambozo
The highlighted rs style are my favourite by a...

The highlighted rs style are my favourite by a long way, as the highlights are polished
edges it would be the hardest and most expensive option though. Really suits the
white bike.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,197
Posted By rambozo
Am I right in assuming the Carrier is a standard...

Am I right in assuming the Carrier is a standard bmw item with the rivets removed?
if it is I have two good carriers with cracked discs, cover the postage, about 3, and
you can have one, I'd...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By rambozo
I wish you were in Ireland

I wish you were in Ireland
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By rambozo
Unless I'm very much mistaken the breather pipe...

Unless I'm very much mistaken the breather pipe exits in to the right hand side
on a /7.

I don't know much about /5's having never had one but I imagine the different
part numbers are to do...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rambozo
Are they the same as a normal mono disc? I have a...

Are they the same as a normal mono disc? I have a cast one of those if they are,
it's been bead blasted as the PO was 'handy' with gold paint. Pm me if the swap
doesn't work out with Ian
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 41,317
Posted By rambozo
Good luck! :clap

Good luck! :clap
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By rambozo
No worries, may be worth asking motorworks if...

No worries, may be worth asking motorworks if they would have one secondhand
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By rambozo
If it's this that's broken I can sell you this...

If it's this that's broken I can sell you this one for a few quid, postage is included
in that. Pm me if you want it!
...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,048
Posted By rambozo
With the pitting I would just write that cam off...

With the pitting I would just write that cam off IMO, luckily they're not dear

As regards the red stripes I had the a cover off an engine the other day and it
had the same thing, can't remember...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,048
Posted By rambozo
Maybe it's just the photo, but the second lobe...

Maybe it's just the photo, but the second lobe from the left on the cam looks
damaged/pitted to me?
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By rambozo
+1 to all of that, it looks to be a bit out of...

+1 to all of that, it looks to be a bit out of shape at the top edge too in your other photo?
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By rambozo
That's reassuring, I haven't met him face to face...

That's reassuring, I haven't met him face to face yet but am (supposed) to be
going to look at a bike he has on Sunday. Not so sure now after that :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,282
Posted By rambozo
That guy knows how to look after a bike :lol3

That guy knows how to look after a bike :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By rambozo
Some of the worst work I've ever seen has been on...

Some of the worst work I've ever seen has been on airheads, I've had a bike rewired
almost totally with black wire, a bevel box with all the shims taken out, the storage
compartment on a cop bike...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,282
Posted By rambozo
Oh holy feckin Jesus, what the hell is that yoke...

Oh holy feckin Jesus, what the hell is that yoke :eek1
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,282
Posted By rambozo
Funny thing is I bet that's posted on a harley...

Funny thing is I bet that's posted on a harley site or two above a photo of an airhead,
probably a RT :lol3

You're right though, that bike is cack, apart from the dragons foot side stand, that's...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 41,317
Posted By rambozo
+1 very elegant :clap

+1 very elegant :clap
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By rambozo
I reckon me109 will be disappointed if you don't...

I reckon me109 will be disappointed if you don't resort to low blows :lol3

On topic, bar the screen/seat/headlight glass that bike doesn't look too bad at all,
I'd think it over for a day or two...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,604
Posted By rambozo
It's m8, as jim said it has to be hardened

It's m8, as jim said it has to be hardened
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