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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,970
Posted By boxerboy81
That should be emailed to the appropriate state...

That should be emailed to the appropriate state gov ministers.

Victoria: jacinta.allan@parliament.vic.gov.au

..along with this...from the petition.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By boxerboy81
O-rings and passage ways...slow jet(pilot/idle),...

O-rings and passage ways...slow jet(pilot/idle), mixture screw...
Whilst you're checking, flushing, blowing air thru, also check the starter jet in the corner of the float bowl.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By boxerboy81
Good story and the bike looks the goods and...

Good story and the bike looks the goods and sounds even better. It's really the perfect bike to get about town on.

The fuel taps look to be facing the wrong direction?
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 118,747
Posted By boxerboy81
That's a good idea, thank you for the suggestion....

That's a good idea, thank you for the suggestion. Someone is likely to collect them shortly however.
Cheers
Steve

EDIT: These are now gone.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 573
Posted By boxerboy81
If you remove one tap and empty the tank into a...

If you remove one tap and empty the tank into a bucket, you'll see H2O in the bottom pretty quick.

If you want to escalate that, add 20ml of white spirit, what we in Oz call methylated spirit or...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By boxerboy81
...and handlebars, cable lengths and therefore...

...and handlebars, cable lengths and therefore the seating position.
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
Feel free. bing@bingcarburetor.com

Feel free. bing@bingcarburetor.com
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
But could they start from cold like that?

But could they start from cold like that?
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
When in doubt, go straight to the horses mouth! ...

When in doubt, go straight to the horses mouth!
I wrote Mr.BING who replied:
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By boxerboy81
I'd just drop the idle mixture screw, check the...

I'd just drop the idle mixture screw, check the o-ring, don't lose the spring that's also up there.
I use fishing line instead of wire as I'm unsure whether I'd damage the small passageways with the...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 172,893
Posted By boxerboy81
I wish this was mine. BMW museum, yesterday. ...

I wish this was mine. BMW museum, yesterday.

http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o684/boxerboy81/17_zpsb3729858.jpg (http://s1338.photobucket.com/user/boxerboy81/media/17_zpsb3729858.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By boxerboy81
Your resto looks good. But why are people so...

Your resto looks good.

But why are people so unkind?

edit: whoa...big pic!!!!

http://i.imgur.com/Fx0Ob2w.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 172,893
Posted By boxerboy81
Not mine :D <iframe width="560" height="315"...

Not mine :D

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dKFms8OaYoM?list=PLi3Ce2UVzfmDGzOA1wAX53kpiYLywKJAk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By boxerboy81
58.44mm from the centre of the studs. The stud...

58.44mm from the centre of the studs. The stud ends have a centre dent from which the measurement was taken.
Studs are 9.85mm in diameter.

Give or take a fraction.....
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=62...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=622897
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By boxerboy81
Try feathering the clutch whilst slightly rolling...

Try feathering the clutch whilst slightly rolling it forward as you click down from neutral.

Presumably the gearshift lever is correctly attached and torqued, not loose at all?
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By boxerboy81
I watched it again, it's a good vid. Seeing how...

I watched it again, it's a good vid. Seeing how they sling the bikes from the footpegs reminded me to go tighten my right one, which is loose. Thanks.

The last bit, the dubious "stability"...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By boxerboy81
I use 14 rib fork gaitors, sourced from Motobins....

I use 14 rib fork gaitors, sourced from Motobins. They have a 30-40K km life span.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
I'm no carb mechanic, but to further clarify the...

I'm no carb mechanic, but to further clarify the thought that the gaskets can influence cold starting...less fuel more air, or just not enough fuel?



Clearly poor aux carb gaskets will have a...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By boxerboy81
I'm with airsmith. Fairing boots out and binned. ...

I'm with airsmith. Fairing boots out and binned.
Gaiters protect the fork legs and the seals. They have a more important function.
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By boxerboy81
http://www.bsansw.org.au/jpegs/old_ads/bsad.jpg

http://www.bsansw.org.au/jpegs/old_ads/bsad.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,757
Posted By boxerboy81
I'd develop the habit of turning the taps off. ...

I'd develop the habit of turning the taps off.
Check your float needles and seats. Maybe clean it all up a little.
I also prefer the centre stand, leaving the side stand for quick stops or when...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By boxerboy81
It's not an airhead. It's an oilhead....

It's not an airhead.

It's an oilhead. http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/specpages/R1100RS.htm

Good luck with it though....
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By boxerboy81
In the spirit of knowing your competition... ...

In the spirit of knowing your competition...

http://motorbikestickers.tumblr.com/

I have nuthin' whatsoever to do with them. Just adding to the knowledge base.
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee256/hansea/BM...

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee256/hansea/BMW%20motorcycle%20fuel%20supply/Carbauxstartcircuitshoulddo-1.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
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Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By boxerboy81
Have a look here... ...

Have a look here...

http://www.motoin.de/Clothing/Boots/Sport-boots:::23_35_65.html

Then check postage at checkout before payment. They're about $20 to Oz.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By boxerboy81
Either R or L sided valve covers will fit the...

Either R or L sided valve covers will fit the other side.

However, if you post the picture in here, you will quickly get a response pointing out a valve cover on the wrong side.

Chasbmw...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,112
Posted By boxerboy81
The starting jet in the float bowl has been...

The starting jet in the float bowl has been mentioned.
The state of the float bowl gaskets hasn't been (unless I missed it).
If they're in poor condition, especially around the area where the fuel...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By boxerboy81
See if you can jump the bike from a car. If so,...

See if you can jump the bike from a car. If so, battery likely not up to it, despite its age.
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,814
Posted By boxerboy81
Ime, they will be given a bill for their care and...

Ime, they will be given a bill for their care and treatment.
They don't always pay up though. If so, they get away with it.
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By boxerboy81
Flasher relay malfunction. ? serviceable.

June build 1978 R100RS.

Using a correct 4 plug flasher relay, the indicators flash very fast, maybe 8-10 times faster than they should.

Then using a 3 pin flasher relay from a monolever, they...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,248
Posted By boxerboy81
That one says to 150kg.

That one says to 150kg.
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,248
Posted By boxerboy81
The woman modeling the chair is probably only 4ft...

The woman modeling the chair is probably only 4ft 10" and makes the chair look big too.
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,385
Posted By boxerboy81
In the fastness of the scrub sits the Dora Dora...

In the fastness of the scrub sits the Dora Dora pub
With the mighty Murray running at its feet.
When the heat is at its worst you can always slake your thirst,
And forget the paddocks, stock...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By boxerboy81
:nod

:nod
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,487
Posted By boxerboy81
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee256/hansea/BM...

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee256/hansea/BMW%20xmas%20tree%20rivet/fairingclips003-1-1.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 92,420
Posted By boxerboy81
I have a Neotec that's fine for short rides, but...

I have a Neotec that's fine for short rides, but gets uncomfortable after anything more than 30 minutes. This hasn't changed after 4K kms of wearing it in.

It's a subtle feeling, but despite it...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By boxerboy81
Some great history in those pix. ...

Some great history in those pix.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gyViAXqlINo/UiqJ5mHE46I/AAAAAAAAIRc/UZyTDhwoDu8/s400/Omodies+advert,1936.1.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,318
Posted By boxerboy81
Cleaned cicada piss off everything! Be careful...

Cleaned cicada piss off everything! Be careful what trees you park under.
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