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Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By TymeRider
I just learned what "take the p##s" means the...

I just learned what "take the p##s" means the other day while watching Helen Mirren in an old episode of Prime Suspect! Not a common expression on this side of the pond. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 07:48 AM
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Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
Hi mbfj40, Yep, yours was the post I had...

Hi mbfj40,
Yep, yours was the post I had remembered. Thanks for reposting the pics. Nice design!
Doug
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7,015
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Posted By TymeRider
I seem to recall an inmate who designed an...

I seem to recall an inmate who designed an external pivot support on the outside of the shift lever, concentric with the shifter shaft. But I cannot find that post right now. Someone else may know...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,347,789
Posted By TymeRider
Pinch hose clamps and pliers

McMaster-Carr is another source of both the pinch clamps and the pliers to apply them.

Side clamp pliers that can be used both perpendicular and parallel to the hose:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
I'm not quite sure what your dimensions "a" and...

I'm not quite sure what your dimensions "a" and "b" refer to.....so I can't comment (for now) on your statments regarding those.

But in the picture, all pink cross-hatched parts are fixed relative...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
In your 2nd photo, it's the black cross-hatched...

In your 2nd photo, it's the black cross-hatched parts labeled 28 (the black /-hatched parts are screwed together with the black \-hatched parts), bottoming out against the pink \-hatched part...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Interesting and nice looking components! ...

Interesting and nice looking components!

These appear to not be "adapter" brackets, but replace whatever caliper hanger bracket was previously used. I.e., the caliper mounts directly to your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Does anyone know what bike the Shivers shown in...

Does anyone know what bike the Shivers shown in this pic came from? According to the post over on ukgser site, these axle clamps have the 95mm spacing between the caliper hanger mounting holes,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 08:54 AM
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Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
Edited my original post and included illustration...

Edited my original post and included illustration of dimensions in question.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 01:45 AM
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Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
Anyone have a set of Marzocchi 45mm Shiver Axle Clamps, Leftover from Conversion?

Does anyone have a set of axle clamps from a set of 45mm Marzocchi Shivers, leftover after an X-Ch conversion. If you have such a set, please let me know the following dimensions:
1) Axle hole...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
I don't think it's quite as simple as machining...

I don't think it's quite as simple as machining from a plate of alloy. Look at the following pics of the stock caliper adapter bracket. The one caliper mounting point is non-trivial. Also the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Good ooint. I sent an email to Brembo, to see if...

Good ooint. I sent an email to Brembo, to see if they can tell me if they have a caliper hanger with 101-102mm spacing between the mounting holes, and that works with the BMW OEM Brembo calipers. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Caliper Brackets for Use with Aprilia RXV Shiver Axle Clamps

Well, some more information, and unfortunately not good. Per my previous posts, quoted below, Bli55 and the UK forum indicated they had 95 mm spacing between the caliper bracket mounting holes, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
If you still have that setup, and it's not too...

If you still have that setup, and it's not too much trouble, can you get me some inner and outer diameter measurements on the KTM reduction kit spacers, both sides.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Thanks for that information! Good idea about...

Thanks for that information! Good idea about possibly machining down the stepped side of the axle a bit, if needed, to use with the KTM axle reduction sleeves. And nice to know the OEM axle spacer...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Adding some info to my previous questions on...

Adding some info to my previous questions on using split sleeves.....

KTM makes such kits to allow a 20mm axle to fit into forks designed for a 26mm axle:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Interesting...and adds a bit to the confusion. I...

Interesting...and adds a bit to the confusion. I measured the stock X-Ch axle: 20mm on the threaded end, 25mm on the other (stepped) end. I'm waiting for the measurements on my Shiver axle clamps...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:46 AM
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Views: 1,347,789
Posted By TymeRider
I live in Cali, but since I haven't been in the...

I live in Cali, but since I haven't been in the exhaust market in a while, haven't paid much attention to this. What changed? I assume some new CARB (CA Air Resources Board for those none CA...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 09:00 PM
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Views: 261
Posted By TymeRider
RXV: Front Axle Diameter?

What are the front axle diameters for an RXV, left and right side? I assume its a "stepped" design, with a larger diameter on the unthreaded end compared to the threaded end?

I'm asking because...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
They proposed boring out the axle clamp and...

They proposed boring out the axle clamp and installing an oversize sleeve (using heat/cold during pressfit installation), and pinning it in place, then machining the sleeve properly.

I'm just a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Does that photo show Aprila Shiver axle clamps? ...

Does that photo show Aprila Shiver axle clamps?

My clamps are currently at the suspension shop, so don't have access to them, and forget exactly the details of what they look like. I'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Shiver conversion question

I have a Shiver conversion in process. The machine shop that was being used, screwed up when they machined the stock BMW axle clamps, to the point where they are not recoverable for use in the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
Gotchya, my humor/facetiousness detector was...

Gotchya, my humor/facetiousness detector was malfunctioning when I read "rear tire lubrication hose". :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
OK, you got me....what is a "rear tire...

OK, you got me....what is a "rear tire lubrication hose" or "oil vent hose"? I'm trying to imagine what this might be? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,314
Posted By TymeRider
Touratech Zega Pannier System and Steel Subframe FS in Flea Market

For anyone still looking for the Touratech Zega Pannier System and Steel Subframe, I just put a like-new set for sale in the Flea Market:
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
Touratech Zega Pannier System and Steel Subframe FS in Flea Market

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24175139#post24175139
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,206
Posted By TymeRider
If you're OK with the cost and shipping to USA,...

If you're OK with the cost and shipping to USA, you can buy a set at HotRod Welding in the Netherlands:
http://www.hotrodwelding.nl/product.php?id=9
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,347,789
Posted By TymeRider
So am I correct in understanding that this issue...

So am I correct in understanding that this issue does NOT affect a 2007 model?
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
I also used ESP for my work, though Phil did the...

I also used ESP for my work, though Phil did the actual work on mine.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,347,789
Posted By TymeRider
It is gold-plated (pricey), but I was able to...

It is gold-plated (pricey), but I was able to talk the guy at TT-USA to sell me one, after I assured him I would not hold TT responsible if the seal failed. Sounds like they have the same issue with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,347,789
Posted By TymeRider
I've received more speeding tickets in...

I've received more speeding tickets in Switzerland (in cars, on business trips) in the last 2 years (3 tix) than I have here in US in the last 15 years. All were camera tickets, and none of them...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
There is variation in spring wire diameter and...

There is variation in spring wire diameter and spring coil inner diameter. The springs should slide freely over the black plastic guide shaft. just take a file or sandpaper and remove equal...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
First, thanks for your response. Correct, I...

First, thanks for your response.

Correct, I agree.


Yes, the stock damper "cartridge" body is swaged closed at both ends, and would be destroyed in the process of what my suspension guy is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 101,842
Posted By TymeRider
Want to get a quick sanity check from some other...

Want to get a quick sanity check from some other inmates who have done the Marzocchi Shiver conversion and have had these forks apart.

I have my stock and Shiver forks at the suspension shop. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
If you frequently go back and forth between an...

If you frequently go back and forth between an unloaded bike, and loaded for a longer trip, then having the remote hydraulic preload adjuster makes setting the suspension properly much easier. ...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,100
Posted By TymeRider
Just to clarify: Stock X-Challenge frame is...

Just to clarify: Stock X-Challenge frame is aluminum, and that is the only subframe listed on BMW's parts fiche.

For the X-country, both aluminum and steel versions are available on the BMW parts...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,100
Posted By TymeRider
If I'm making some gussets and brackets to weld...

If I'm making some gussets and brackets to weld to the subframe, how important is it to use the same grade steel as the subframe itself? Can you weld mild steel to chrome-moly and visa-versa?

This...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 658,179
Posted By TymeRider
BMW steel rear subframe - what grade steel?

Does anyone know what grade steel is used in the BMW X-Country rear subframe? I'm guessing it's a mild steel like 1018. Or is it a chome-moly like 4130?

If I'm making some gussets and brackets...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,969
Posted By TymeRider
Mounting of SR Racing Exhuast

I'd be interested in any comments and pics you have of what it took to mount the SR racing exhaust and adapter pipe. I'm thinking of mounting one also.
Thanks,
Doug
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,074,271
Posted By TymeRider
While Nitrile is probably better than the stock...

While Nitrile is probably better than the stock material (not sure what it is), Viton is generally regarded as the best gasket material for ethanol resistance. Here is a good site with information:...
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