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Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 181,206
Posted By Oilboiler
What about the disappearance of one cylinder at...

What about the disappearance of one cylinder at the beach :wink:
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Oilboiler
Cooling in a freezer sounds like a good trick...

Cooling in a freezer sounds like a good trick :thumb
Didn't think of that.

I will fit them to the bike soon.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Oilboiler
there is no fluid in there (except a small amount...

there is no fluid in there (except a small amount used as a lubricant for the piston), all cleaned out.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Oilboiler
Rebuilding ATE brakes, new seals and dust caps

During the rebuild of ATE brakes on my R100RS, i noticed that the new seals and dust caps seem to be a bit too big. The seals went in OK, although the diameter seemed to be a bit excessive (did...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,544
Posted By Oilboiler
http://www.reifen-freigaben.de/pdf/125.pdf ...

http://www.reifen-freigaben.de/pdf/125.pdf

ContiClassicAttack

100/90R19 M/C 57V TL Front

110/90R18 M/C 61V TL Rear

For R100RS 247
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,610
Posted By Oilboiler
Chris Harris's method seems to be even simpler...

Chris Harris's method seems to be even simpler :eek1
( starts around 4;15 in the video )

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/50tiDB26TIo" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,715
Posted By Oilboiler
1070cc big-bore kit They claim 80 hp and 92 Nm ...

1070cc big-bore kit
They claim 80 hp and 92 Nm

http://www.bmwboxersupplies.com/images/Big%20Bore%20kit%201101100.png
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Oilboiler
Removed the internal filter altogether and fitted...

Removed the internal filter altogether and fitted these:

http://files.myopera.com/mcmad/albums/82853/WP_20130604_001.jpg



Thanks! Very useful :)
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Oilboiler
yup, Karcoma. Thanks a lot :)

yup, Karcoma. Thanks a lot :)
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Oilboiler
Airhead part no. for this little gubbin

Hello people.

What might the part number be for this (petrol tap lower end):

http://files.myopera.com/mcmad/albums/82853/WP_20130603_001.jpg

Broke off today when i removed the tank of my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 55,353
Posted By Oilboiler
That was beautiful, your innocence (or what we...

That was beautiful, your innocence (or what we call over here the "blue-eyed view of the world") and honesty are commendable.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,700
Posted By Oilboiler
i will fit cast iron discs to my R100RS when the...

i will fit cast iron discs to my R100RS when the current ones wear out. They brake like a pole through the spokes :eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By Oilboiler
I remember riding a 1981 GSX1100 and a 2005 ZX10R...

I remember riding a 1981 GSX1100 and a 2005 ZX10R on the same day and up to about 115 mph the "feeling" of speed and acceleration was pretty similar. Above that speed the newer bike felt faster.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By Oilboiler
Here in Europe the original R80G/S is considered...

Here in Europe the original R80G/S is considered far more desirable.
It is also a lot more suited for actual off road riding.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,002
Posted By Oilboiler
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-cwQeAvreQIw/SC9...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-cwQeAvreQIw/SC9I7W6tl_I/AAAAAAAACAc/hKsh_GPODQc/s870/The+Copper+IMG068+Kokak+160VC+F2.8++1-15.jpg

By: http://flatracer.com/
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 64,853
Posted By Oilboiler
Fascinating :norton In the 70s and 80s i...

Fascinating :norton

In the 70s and 80s i lived on the other side of the Iron Curtain, as my homeland unfortunately was part of the Soviet empire back then.

I was never afraid of the nuclear...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By Oilboiler
750 is considered more reliable than 900 or 1100....

750 is considered more reliable than 900 or 1100.
Camchain tensioners are the weakest point, and that thing has 2 camchains.
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,844
Posted By Oilboiler
Some fast airhead jockeys from Japan :nod ...

Some fast airhead jockeys from Japan :nod

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/q-C0bD67KZU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,844
Posted By Oilboiler
In Germany the front and rear cost 105,30 each....

In Germany the front and rear cost 105,30 each.

Forget the knee dragging nonsense, the British MCN is just a crappily written magazine.

Its nice to see a mayor tire company spend some R&D on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,205,683
Posted By Oilboiler
Now I know where not to go in the US :D

Now I know where not to go in the US :D
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,844
Posted By Oilboiler
I'm certain they will be priced about the same as...

I'm certain they will be priced about the same as the competition (at least in Europe), the rear around 100 Euro ($121) mark.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,205,683
Posted By Oilboiler
No there isn't! :evil Great writeup!

No there isn't! :evil



Great writeup!
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,844
Posted By Oilboiler
Continental makes a new sticky tire for Airheads, ClassicAttack

http://www.conti-bike.co.uk/userfiles/image/MCN%20ClassicAttack.jpg

Apparently in the shops by August.

The German Conti site already lists them as approved for 1st gen. R100RS etc.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,770
Posted By Oilboiler
From Bandit helmets in Germany. ...

From Bandit helmets in Germany.

http://motorbike.de/bandit/integralnew..jpg


http://www.helmetshop.de/en/integral-Full-Helmets/INTEGRAL.html
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,499
Posted By Oilboiler
scrub it with Scotch-Brite abrasive pad

scrub it with Scotch-Brite abrasive pad
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 8,693,733
Posted By Oilboiler
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3233/3071902686_c78...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3233/3071902686_c78bac02ba_o.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,488
Posted By Oilboiler
GSXR750 (was available in Europe and Japan in...

GSXR750 (was available in Europe and Japan in '85) or GPZ900R (ZX900 Ninja in US).

I have owned both :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,744
Posted By Oilboiler
they make considerably less power to cope with...

they make considerably less power to cope with the emission laws.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By Oilboiler
i had a K75S. Its a good bike, very competent,...

i had a K75S. Its a good bike, very competent, but when compared to airheads, its completely soulless, like riding a household appliance.
Ive also done quite a few miles on a friends K100RS16v....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,669
Posted By Oilboiler
Some bikes receive the classic status earlier...

Some bikes receive the classic status earlier than others. Landmark bikes like GPZ900R (ZX900 in US), first generation Fireblade etc.
Bikes that are not considered landmark bikes receive classic...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Oilboiler
How about this one for $652 :evil ...

How about this one for $652 :evil

http://bike.motors24.ee/vehicleimage/6/2/1/8/2/2/0/633761186065267500_full/Dnepr%20MT%2010%2075.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,697
Posted By Oilboiler
No Sir. Momo helmets are the worst kind of fake...

No Sir. Momo helmets are the worst kind of fake retro. More suitable for a Italian gheylord on a Piaggio Maxipad scooter.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 8,693,733
Posted By Oilboiler
http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g314/vonkugel/90...

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g314/vonkugel/90b28f5df659a1b99172d40efacb4e98.jpg

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g314/vonkugel/73084eb2d87a24912d194a68c0383040.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 3,284,786
Posted By Oilboiler
go here: http://tr1.de/

go here: http://tr1.de/
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 8,693,733
Posted By Oilboiler
Bosozoku girls ...

Bosozoku girls

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/144/327152469_df67064267_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2353/2255930233_c9946cdd38_o.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 45,513
Posted By Oilboiler
Not really, they only write like one. :1drink

Not really, they only write like one. :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 3,284,786
Posted By Oilboiler
Well isn't that nice :) Care to enlighten me...

Well isn't that nice :)
Care to enlighten me then what a true cafe racer is, in a 'not dumb' way?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 3,284,786
Posted By Oilboiler
So with the suitable "cafe racer" attitude and...

So with the suitable "cafe racer" attitude and riding style, a full dress Honda Goldwing is a Cafe Racer :evil
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 45,513
Posted By Oilboiler
Nope :)

Nope :)
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 3,284,786
Posted By Oilboiler
Frames like that never seem to work styling-wise...

Frames like that never seem to work styling-wise in Cafe Racers. The results always end up looking, hmmm.. messy.
As for the Manx, sure, it looks great.
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