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Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,221
Posted By Welshman
I greased mine, it was good, then it stuck again,...

I greased mine, it was good, then it stuck again, greased it again......... eventually then I CLEANED it in detail, light lube never given issues since, over lubing with sticky grease is a bad idea:D
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,198
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Views: 253,899
Posted By Welshman
I was having a beer with the boys in our lounge,...

I was having a beer with the boys in our lounge, it had a plate glass window 12 ft x 9 ft I guess, when Moderfontein dynamite factory went up in 1981, we were about a mile and a half 2 miles away...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Welshman
90% chance...

90% chance...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,682
Posted By Welshman
Why bother, box it up and go look for a good...

Why bother, box it up and go look for a good small block to put in, gonna be cheaper :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Welshman
The lugs on the loop that supports the "cockpit"...

The lugs on the loop that supports the "cockpit" often crack and break off, an easy repair..

The indicators, I use two thin locknuts back to back and lock them against each other, tried loktite...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By Welshman
2 Questions are you talking to BMW suppliers or...

2 Questions are you talking to BMW suppliers or bearing suppliers? Secondly my numbers were converted to a $ using a 2012 exchange rate of about R7:1$ current is about 10:1 or more plus 15% inflation...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By Welshman
No guarantee on the bearings, mine were Polish...

No guarantee on the bearings, mine were Polish made NSK's, originals were english in a german gearbox, buy the best you can find go reputable dealer first, gearbox seals I would prefer OEM if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,849
Posted By Welshman
What dogs are you running???? I have a pair of...

What dogs are you running???? I have a pair of large dogs, my 1 year old Great Dane is about 165 lbs and no fat, still growing:1drink
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-07-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
On behalf of the Oilhead section of the Wilddog...

On behalf of the Oilhead section of the Wilddog forum, RIP Madiba you will be missed,,:cry
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 504,371
Posted By Welshman
A titanium pressure vessel went up in a fab shop...

A titanium pressure vessel went up in a fab shop on a plant near us, it had not been cleaned 100% so a minor "bang" when they cut it, took out the gas and air lines, it now fed the fire, the titanium...
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,198
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Views: 253,899
Posted By Welshman
Originally posted by Coxwain on the Widdogs...

Originally posted by Coxwain on the Widdogs Forum..... yes there are pictures to verify...., I thought it deserves to be here:1drink

"Senario .....Its a Monday night ....Its been a rough day........
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,198
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Views: 253,899
Posted By Welshman
I saw a ktm 950 motor last year same issue:D

I saw a ktm 950 motor last year same issue:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-25-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 383,140
Posted By Welshman
So its a bit deeper than it looked, somebody has...

So its a bit deeper than it looked, somebody has taken a load of sand out of the stream bed :D:1drink

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a236/IWelshman/DSCF6652copy-1.jpg...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-13-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By Welshman
I sugest you make contact with the South African...

I sugest you make contact with the South African Forum "Wilddogs" they are helpful, but they will be more helpful if they know you before you need help:D:1drinkmaybe have a beer in Jo,burg....

A...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,512
Posted By Welshman
I have bump started an 1150GS ON KNOBBLIES (well...

I have bump started an 1150GS ON KNOBBLIES (well Karoo's) on my own its a knack:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 17,435
Posted By Welshman
Sorry to go offtrack, and I know its not America,...

Sorry to go offtrack, and I know its not America, but Johannesburg, Summer tops out at about 90F with limited very predictable rain usually late afternoon and is at 5000ft, so limited humidity....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By Welshman
What year 1100 pre 97 gearboxes had bearing...

What year 1100 pre 97 gearboxes had bearing issues, post 97 one of the best boxers:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Welshman
I am a B.U.F.F. and tend to chase "friends" on...

I am a B.U.F.F. and tend to chase "friends" on gravel roads with the ocasional washout, so its a case of the wrong tool for the job, but I am attached to the old girl:D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Welshman
I have a large jar of those broken mounts, as I...

I have a large jar of those broken mounts, as I used to rip my bash plate of regularly.:D
Replaced shocks with a rebuilt GSA set and hyperpro springs has cured the problem:1drink

"Just south of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Welshman
Get better springs/shocks only real answer:1drink

Get better springs/shocks only real answer:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Welshman
Overheats, some to the extent that the sight...

Overheats, some to the extent that the sight glass melts and the oil runs out :eek1:eek1
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-22-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
OK, so we have got the solstice behind us, so...

OK, so we have got the solstice behind us, so days will get longer, but sheet its chilly in the mornings:D:D not USA chilly, but its still down around 0C and for us that is blerry chilly.. especially...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Welshman
It corrects the offset, some have it some dont, a...

It corrects the offset, some have it some dont, a tolerance thing I guess mine has nothing:1drink
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-07-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
Well he's in George at the moment and hes gonna...

Well he's in George at the moment and hes gonna finish up in Nigel, doesn't sound good does it, but I guess we will see him at some stage:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Welshman
Eiiish, not one reply grotex:1drink

Eiiish, not one reply grotex:1drink
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-15-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
You are in kark if we dont meet up at some...

You are in kark if we dont meet up at some stage:1drink
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,198
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Views: 253,899
Posted By Welshman
Removed big toe nail one shot:huh

Removed big toe nail one shot:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By Welshman
What you refer to volume changes and plug/ no...

What you refer to volume changes and plug/ no plug is for 1200,s he has an 1150:D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By Welshman
I use a Fuchs 75/145 GLI-5 seems to work...

I use a Fuchs 75/145 GLI-5 seems to work well:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By Welshman
Its not easy, but a washer over the hooks and...

Its not easy, but a washer over the hooks and levered it around with a big "Mole" wrench it is a bit of a bitch as you say, removal of the stand is easy the two screws come out to reveal two 10mm...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-26-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
All fine Mzee:1drink

All fine Mzee:1drink
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-11-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By Welshman
Try "Red Cherry Adventures" they rented KLR 650's...

Try "Red Cherry Adventures" they rented KLR 650's at one stage I think also Wilddogs for advice
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-01-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
Same as the rest of Africa, RULE NUMBER 1 dont...

Same as the rest of Africa, RULE NUMBER 1 dont ride at night! :1drink
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-26-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
Hummm first post in a month here, well merry...

Hummm first post in a month here, well merry whotsits anyway:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,810
Views: 1,787,364
Posted By Welshman
Merry Xmas Margus, Johannesburg is a cool 32C at...

Merry Xmas Margus, Johannesburg is a cool 32C at the moment and quiet, holiday season is like a lemming run for the coast so we stay home, glad you to see you about here still, I still love to visit...
Forum: Face plant 12-24-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 30,759
Posted By Welshman
I had pins plus an external fixation as my wrist...

I had pins plus an external fixation as my wrist bones were smashed, surgeon said it was like "corn flakes in there" after 3 months of sleeping with the hand suspended from the ceiling they loosened...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,198
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Views: 253,899
Posted By Welshman
Kamanya, isnt there a "check which conrod should...

Kamanya, isnt there a "check which conrod should be in which side of the casing on a Vee Twin" before you bolt it up?:D:evil
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,198
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Views: 253,899
Posted By Welshman
Or you miss a turn off due to a bush fire (yes,...

Or you miss a turn off due to a bush fire (yes, to stay on the same road you turn right not straight on, (Kamanya this was just after Sishen mine) then instead of doubling back you see that there is...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-12-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
try the Wilddogs forum

try the Wilddogs forum
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-30-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,887
Posted By Welshman
Cool Grizz, busy with the braai...

Cool Grizz, busy with the braai curently:1drinkstruggling at the moment our 4 days hauling pigs through Lesotho has my knees bitcin at me big time:eek1 took the GS out today after a hose down, WOW it...
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