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Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:44 AM
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Posted By Box'a'bits
am.

am.
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
You home tomorrow? I've got to get Mandy from...

You home tomorrow? I've got to get Mandy from PNth...
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
Did you want to have a play with the 2 into 2?

Did you want to have a play with the 2 into 2?
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Box'a'bits
Have you viewed Mike Brewer's You Tube video of...

Have you viewed Mike Brewer's You Tube video of Ted Porter explaining the circle issue?

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Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 181,817
Posted By Box'a'bits
North Range Road

Dropped Mandy at her mum's for 4 days R&R. After flipping round to see Mum & Dad, got to take a quick spin thru North Range Road. Perfect day for it. Still. But the last few days have filled up the...
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
Final drive oils are supposed to look like this...

Final drive oils are supposed to look like this aren't they? :deal

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Aul2M91o_X4/VV7vIGeM-fI/AAAAAAAAV6I/OkvfNu4t0sM/s800/P5210003.JPG
Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 11:42 PM
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Views: 181,817
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yes. :evil Anything that can improve leverage (&...

Yes. :evil Anything that can improve leverage (& therefore rear braking) is worthwhile.

You should also get some new (EBC) brake shoes
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 07:55 PM
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Views: 1,669,252
Posted By Box'a'bits
Good thanks Jenna. I've had them since the...

Good thanks Jenna. I've had them since the initial production run. I've used them on a few multi day rides now, & they are waterproof, well designed, & very well built. I'm extremely pleased with...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Box'a'bits
<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a...

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Forum: New Zealand 05-17-2015, 03:11 AM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
Talking of which, you need to update us all on...

Talking of which, you need to update us all on progress with the new Whale...:deal
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yup. :D

Yup. :D
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 04:47 PM
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Views: 367
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hmmm, an 'L' max speed rating for the front tyre....

Hmmm, an 'L' max speed rating for the front tyre. That front is only rated to 120 kph. I'd suggest that it is for a much smaller bike than yours. I'd replace it. I'm betting the load rating is small...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Box'a'bits
Mine had similar issues, resolved when the ICU...

Mine had similar issues, resolved when the ICU was replaced. Do you have anyone you can do a swap with to test?
Forum: New Zealand 05-14-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
There may be some advantages in not needing to...

There may be some advantages in not needing to leave home in the morning...:wink:
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Box'a'bits
Nope. Depends on the tyre, but I'd be running...

Nope. Depends on the tyre, but I'd be running anywhere from 25 PSI to 34 PSI.
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2015, 10:39 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
This from the man that admits to owning a...

This from the man that admits to owning a Guzzi...:deal
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2015, 03:13 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
It's funny because I'm sure you were quite...

It's funny because I'm sure you were quite disparaging towards Airheads in general - next minute you are one...:D So following that thought, were you aware that Steve Bell also had a plastic 43 litre...
Forum: New Zealand 05-11-2015, 03:24 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
That paralever was originally to be in an oil...

That paralever was originally to be in an oil bath. The original casting (released with the first paralever GSs) had provision for a fill & drain plug. But before the bikes were launched someone...
Forum: New Zealand 05-10-2015, 10:49 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
Also this on the rebuildable driveshaft ...

Also this on the rebuildable driveshaft

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Forum: New Zealand 05-10-2015, 03:08 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
I am almost sure that that message would have...

I am almost sure that that message would have worn off by now. :D Have you any idea how long (theoretically) it would take to get that bit of voodoo on that stone

Mark, in case you hadn't seen...
Forum: New Zealand 05-09-2015, 11:51 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
I'd be pretty happy if the stone is the ultimate...

I'd be pretty happy if the stone is the ultimate cause of driveshaft noise...:D
Forum: New Zealand 05-08-2015, 01:31 AM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
I think all of the Emerald Island driveshafts...

I think all of the Emerald Island driveshafts will be Gen II by now. Yes, all 3 options I laid out are the Emerald Island units.

You could get a NOS BMW driveshaft - but they are more expensive &...
Forum: New Zealand 05-07-2015, 10:28 PM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
Similar...

Similar (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26741575#post26741575) symptoms? :deal
Forum: New Zealand 05-07-2015, 02:03 AM
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Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
Bugger That might mean I have to get a...

Bugger

That might mean I have to get a job...to get actual money...:huh
Forum: New Zealand 05-06-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
I think the reason he lives so far from civilised...

I think the reason he lives so far from civilised company is that it gives people (that want to pummel him) a cool off period before they reach him...:deal
Forum: New Zealand 05-06-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
Emerald Island 2nd gen driveshaft with...

Emerald Island 2nd gen driveshaft with replaceable (German sourced) bearings & grease nipples. 3 options may be:

Boxer Supplies...
Forum: New Zealand 05-06-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
No locked gates on that track...

No locked gates on that track...
Forum: New Zealand 05-06-2015, 02:42 AM
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Views: 181,817
Posted By Box'a'bits
Thought we'd make a splash...:lol3

Thought we'd make a splash...:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 05-05-2015, 08:35 PM
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Views: 181,817
Posted By Box'a'bits
North Island Invasion of the South (3) - Part two of two

Sunday 3rd May:
Met up at the Broadway Tearooms for coffee, & to meet up with Woodman & Alf.
...
Forum: New Zealand 05-05-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 181,817
Posted By Box'a'bits
North Island Invasion of the South (3) - (Part One of Two)

Firstly, a huge thank you to Transpower for the Pylon Maintenance Tracks they have dotted around the country. Most of the weekend we used those pretty thoroughly. I think the maintenance program is...
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
My daughter has used up all of the broadband...

My daughter has used up all of the broadband allowance, so it'll likely be after the 7th before I can get the pictures up. Damned dial up is so SLOW. :deal

I had an awesome weekend. The highlight...
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,862
Posted By Box'a'bits
You should see the mountain of shit we...

You should see the mountain of shit we 're-assigned ownership of' from down there. :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
Mark & Wayne told me I needed to get my write up...

Mark & Wayne told me I needed to get my write up done before they went to bed tonight. They are still on the road. Unfortunately for them they didn't specify what I needed to do my write up on. So...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 96,668
Posted By Box'a'bits
What the hell was a '97 Subaru Outback doing in...

What the hell was a '97 Subaru Outback doing in the bike open classes? :huh
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 12:16 PM
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Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
Got that. Wonder what impact that'll have on...

Got that. Wonder what impact that'll have on arrival time (i.e. how much they will strive to catch up to schedule).

Yup, 6 years. Bart you are right. That was a benchmark ride.
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 03:17 AM
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Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
That'll be fine :D

That'll be fine :D
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 01:01 AM
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Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
My Photo a/c shows the last North Island Invasion...

My Photo a/c shows the last North Island Invasion of the South (NIIS) occurred 21/5/09. Eddie's subsequent one doesn't count - that was in summer. So could be the NIIS (2) :deal - the charge of the...
Forum: New Zealand 04-29-2015, 10:27 PM
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Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
Cabins $25 /night for a single with queen bed....

Cabins $25 /night for a single with queen bed. Camping $15/night. I went with the cabin for the security of knowing my gear would be there when I got back, given the Domain...
Forum: New Zealand 04-27-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,162
Posted By Box'a'bits
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: New Zealand 04-27-2015, 02:29 AM
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Views: 84,356
Posted By Box'a'bits
Oil generally floats, so.... That said, I've...

Oil generally floats, so....
That said, I've never seen oil in the diff, & Gus has done some fairly deep wading...
The gearbox would be another matter.
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