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Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Phreaky Phil
There was a cool bit of video on that bike. It...

There was a cool bit of video on that bike. It was climbing a track, may have been a power pylon track. Cameraman was at the top of the hill.
Stagehand may be able to help out ?
Forum: New Zealand 05-14-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,804
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Have finally finished joining up. Have had to do...

Have finally finished joining up. Have had to do it on my IPad as the site said our PC is too Old:huh.
Looking forward to share in the track info, and get into places I have only seen pics of or...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I have started making my frame braces. Around the...

I have started making my frame braces. Around the top tube I am doing it the same as I did previously on my GS. A piece of pipe machined then sliced to fit over the main tube. Then a piece of flat to...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Here's some pics for ya Mark ...

Here's some pics for ya Mark

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/c6cd400336dad40f76922d613adcffaf.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Dobbyn Hobbit. LEGEND !

Dobbyn Hobbit. LEGEND !
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I have taken some pics for you. Once I have them...

I have taken some pics for you. Once I have them sorted I will post them ump for you. I have also cut the tank mount off. As it's to short for the GS tank I won't use it so will keep it in case you...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Back in NZ, I can work on the bike :D Had a...

Back in NZ, I can work on the bike :D
Had a better look at the tank this arvo, by dropping the tank as low as possible and creeping it back a bit I reckon it will be ok with maybe a little bit of...
Forum: New Zealand 05-10-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 83,292
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Not only the seat, that can be fixed. The 690 has...

Not only the seat, that can be fixed. The 690 has no subframe, just a plastic tank that holds up the seat. The fixings for this cause problems and a fix kit is available. Even to put luggage on a...
Forum: New Zealand 05-10-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 181,029
Posted By Phreaky Phil
It may require many "test riders". A long way off...

It may require many "test riders". A long way off yet.! !
Forum: New Zealand 05-07-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 181,029
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Awesome trip guys, shame I'm stuck on the Gold...

Awesome trip guys, shame I'm stuck on the Gold Coast in the sun :D
When we were down Sth at Waitangi weekend and went Up the Porika for a look I reckoned it was harder than before. Remoto had it as...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That's good news, I had briefly sat my GS tank on...

That's good news, I had briefly sat my GS tank on but hadn't noticed the mount was a different height,just that it wasn't as wide. If I have to make a new mount I may be able to move it back a few mm...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
This is a pic of Beamsters rear shock mount on...

This is a pic of Beamsters rear shock mount on her G/S
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/4cd880fe88c98f52f13a1cb9580ae1a8.jpg
What I need is a couple of measurements.
1; from...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Hi Mark. The frames are the same. Footpegs are...

Hi Mark. The frames are the same. Footpegs are different. Shock mount is different. Not sure about the shifter. I think that's the same. The tank mount is basically the same but the tube is a bit...
Forum: New Zealand 05-03-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The same article has appeared in the latest...

The same article has appeared in the latest Adventure Rider Magazine. Issue 10.
I have been thinking about this since this thread appeared and in fact since we rode the TAT. We had a fairly hard...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By Phreaky Phil
thanks for that. Just what I was hoping to hear....

thanks for that. Just what I was hoping to hear. I assume a grove to locate the seal must be machined in the valve guide ?
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I'm not sure if the standard guide material can...

I'm not sure if the standard guide material can run as closer tolerances as a K liner which has very fine grooves in its bore for lubrication.
You can't have seen my other thread in Airheads. New...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I understood smoke on startup was oil in the...

I understood smoke on startup was oil in the bores finding its way past the rings. Mine only does it on rare occasions, bloody embarrassing clouds of smoke:lol3
Never happens if bike on centre stand.
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A question for the engine Guru's

Years ago I was having problems with oil consumption and bad cylinder carboning up on my GS. We finally diagnosed the problem being valve guides.
However they had been replaced and were measured 3...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
we have tried the both standing up off road....

we have tried the both standing up off road. Haven't done it much as my GS is set up for sitting down. The brake and gear change are in the wrong spot for standing. Both standing feels a bit weird ...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
142euro is about $211NZ so that is much cheaper...

142euro is about $211NZ so that is much cheaper than what we pay. I priced some Yamaha YZF450 pegs. Can get those for $170NZ. Not as long as the KTM or Fastways but I don't get to stand a lot with a...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Got. Price for the KTM Rally pegs today. $ 345...

Got. Price for the KTM Rally pegs today. $ 345 Bit pricey !
Not sure if I will get the time to look at any in Aus next week.
Just had a look at Procycle US site. Fastway ADV pegs 274 us$ = 361 NZ$...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
They look pretty cool. I will try to ring KTM...

They look pretty cool. I will try to ring KTM tomorrow and check out a price. Doing a bit of a google search someone mentioned a price of $270 dollars in Aussie, probably more in NZ. Pivot pegs are...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Keep rock'n the Stubbies :D Meanwhile back...

Keep rock'n the Stubbies :D

Meanwhile back in the workshop, not to much to report. I have started making some footpeg brackets, not sure what footpegs to use yet.
And i have brought back a tank...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:rofl:rofl:rofl My favourite drink has been...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

My favourite drink has been the same 4 a very long time, Burbon and Paeroa ( Lemon and Paeroa L&P )
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
An Aussie bike ? OUCH Feel the burn. Don't...

An Aussie bike ? OUCH Feel the burn.
Don't think they have mountains like this in Aus

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/06cdd1ae99d04fde70e71c9fde6c6307.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 131,173
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks for the invite, but we are off to Aus...

Thanks for the invite, but we are off to Aus Friday night to see Dawns sister then have a few days "non motorcycling " R&R in Coolangatta.
Havent been into Big River for a few years.
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 131,173
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A good bit of fun eh ! Some knobs on those tyres...

A good bit of fun eh ! Some knobs on those tyres would help out a bit. Footpeg mod worked out well. Do you like the pivot pegs ? It seems some do and some dont !
When are you heading to Reefton ?...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The weather today has been terrible so a bit more...

The weather today has been terrible so a bit more time spent grinding and removing unwanted bits. I removed the ignition module bracket, the front relay bracket and bracket behind the ignition module...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I had been planning on a longer one but after...

I had been planning on a longer one but after seeing Beamsters and RJB's standard length swingarms, but with more travel I have decided to initially go with a standard length. Another reason for this...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks and congrats on the little one. All that...

Thanks and congrats on the little one. All that time spent getting your hands dirty and covered in "goop" in the workshop will have been good practice for the nappies :D
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I want one like theirs

After countless hours drooling over the threads of Prusters, Ras Thurlo's, Beamsters, RJB's and others bikes, I wanted a more dirt worthy Airhead. I had plans to change the suspension and modify my...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 190,211
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,347
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Is the fat section where it's joined hitting the...

Is the fat section where it's joined hitting the inside of the swingarm now on full compression ?
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 120,494
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Like taking a knife to a gunfight :evil

Like taking a knife to a gunfight :evil
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,347
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That looks like a pretty "solid" outcome. After...

That looks like a pretty "solid" outcome. After looking at the pic am I right in thinking the Tag rear section of the driveshaft with the sleeve coupling is a one piece part they have made for...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 190,211
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That's the Dobson Valley beyond Lake Ohau. Yea,...

That's the Dobson Valley beyond Lake Ohau. Yea, not the North Island :D
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 190,211
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Just another day for a committed airhead GS rider...

Just another day for a committed airhead GS rider and pillion :D
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/06cdd1ae99d04fde70e71c9fde6c6307.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 04-06-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 181,029
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I quite like thes ones from Boxer Supplies ...

I quite like thes ones from Boxer Supplies

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/cbb53b11f86ad41bb9554d25a9030f94.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 190,211
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A couple of pics from our current trip. ...

A couple of pics from our current trip.
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/595e9c78ddfdeb00c34338abc58c5b78.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,890
Views: 705,751
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks. You would have about the same rear travel...

Thanks. You would have about the same rear travel as Beamsters bike then. You have obviously been riding offroad on it judging by how dirty it is. Are you pleased with it. ? Any other mods to be done...
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