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Forum: New Zealand Today, 02:12 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 37,216
Posted By Voltaire
Well other than crashing I'm happy with the...

Well other than crashing I'm happy with the BMW.:evil
http://www.marktime.co.nz/results/nz-classic-motorcycle-racing-register/2015/04/25/RACE30
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By Voltaire
PS, if/when you take the gear off, don't let the...

PS, if/when you take the gear off, don't let the key fall down the drain holes into the sump like I did:huh
Funny place to put an oil filter :eek1
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Voltaire
Yes 30mm higher, Swarfie says if I fit wheels...

Yes 30mm higher, Swarfie says if I fit wheels have to go into sidecar class :rofl
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Voltaire
Thanks, amazingly the hand is fine, looking at...

Thanks, amazingly the hand is fine,
looking at welding plates on now that I have a touchdown template.
Might look at raising the engine a bit more " German Style"
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By Voltaire
I took delivery of a Lemans 2 with RH noisy valve...

I took delivery of a Lemans 2 with RH noisy valve gear sound.
The PO had taken the bike in to a shop and they stripped the top end, replaced small end and big end, checked guides, did other side...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Voltaire
Good, just the usual assortment of aches and...

Good, just the usual assortment of aches and pains, out in shed working on Guzzi today, too wet to unload the toasted toaster.

Wheres the pics???

Hey Swarfie, say thanks to your Mum for the...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Voltaire
According to the guy on the Triumph I passed on...

According to the guy on the Triumph I passed on the long sweeping bend before the bumpy 'chicane" ( that everybody straight lined) :

"You passed me went over the bumps, turned in and the head...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Voltaire
Worn Rocker Cover

I don't think this will buff out :cry
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/IMAG2988_zpsl80fgqog.jpg (http://s129.photobucket.com/user/rednzep/media/IMAG2988_zpsl80fgqog.jpg.html)
hand is...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Voltaire
Paul might have some as my day came to rather a...

Paul might have some as my day came to rather a grinding halt when the gap between the track and the cylinder head reached 0 mm.
One minute I had just passed a Triumph Bonnie, over the bumpy...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Voltaire
Taupo Racing

The Team met up in Taupo and had a great weekend.
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/IMAG2968_zpsuamboqkn.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 277,165
Posted By Voltaire
Cheers,I read and re read you thread prior to...

Cheers,I read and re read you thread prior to buying :D
Started it up tonight and the engine top end is louder than my airhead BMW, got a mate with a LM 1 coming over to check it out.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 277,165
Posted By Voltaire
Lm2

I had a Monza 'do up' for a couple of years and sold that last year.
A Lemans has always been on my wish list. They don't come up here in NZ very often and this one took a month of negotiations to...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Voltaire
The one I posted above apparently was a 'display...

The one I posted above apparently was a 'display bike' for many years, probably not run since the 70's looking at the rego sticker.
Its got heel and toe shifter and I put it up on the stand and...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 37,216
Posted By Voltaire
BMW Race Prep: Charge battery Press starter...

BMW Race Prep:
Charge battery
Press starter
Run for 1 minute:freaky

Trustme's Daughter takes lots of pics, I'll hassle him post some up.
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Voltaire
Never used these guys but they get good feedback...

Never used these guys but they get good feedback on KB,
might be useful for a bike that you can't take into the shop under own power

http://www.motorcycle-doctors.co.nz/
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,938
Posted By Voltaire
Thanks :clap Here is my racer mates bitza ...

Thanks :clap
Here is my racer mates bitza
He's taken about 15mm off each cylinder and the pistons are fancy slipper ones, 38mm Dells and other bits. Faster than mine :cry
Sort of R90s based, with...
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Voltaire
If this is the same, shows pump, with mesh filter...

If this is the same, shows pump, with mesh filter and a filter can.
Then you have the flow and return hoses,
I swapped out my ducat filter once and it ran for a bit then stopped, the hose from the...
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Voltaire
Looks similar to Ducati set up. ( assuming right...

Looks similar to Ducati set up. ( assuming right model)
Ducati one runs surplus fuel back to tank, you can hear it.
http://www.promasydb.nl/pics/boonstra/000000117394-1.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 79,271
Posted By Voltaire
Richie just needs you CC details and your sorted...

Richie just needs you CC details and your sorted :D
http://www.moorespeed.co.uk/bmw-tuning
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 79,271
Posted By Voltaire
and you have the good BMW brakes :rofl Suppose...

and you have the good BMW brakes :rofl
Suppose the mod there is 4 pot caliper?
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Voltaire
Not familiar with BMW's.( mid 80's onwards) ...

Not familiar with BMW's.( mid 80's onwards)
Electric Fuel Pump , can you hear it when ignition turned on.
fuel blockage.
If pump is in tank, hose could have fallen off.
( had these on a Ducati)
...
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 37,216
Posted By Voltaire
The Motley crew are all of to Taupo this weekend....

The Motley crew are all of to Taupo this weekend. Hope the weather is good.:D
Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 37,216
Posted By Voltaire
Not sure exactly but its now a '3 rib" as he...

Not sure exactly but its now a '3 rib" as he machined the 1/2 of each rib down.
Bit of fiddling around with the spokes as they are in some cases now a mm or 2 longer so need trimming down.
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 79,271
Posted By Voltaire
Machine down the cylinders 3mm at the base,...

Machine down the cylinders 3mm at the base, machine the piston squish band with the same angle as the combustion chamber, get the band to about 1-2mm
Fit some better carbs, 36mm Dells or some other...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Voltaire
I think its 90cc, the "touring" version. The...

I think its 90cc, the "touring" version.
The guy I bought it off had one like yours but wanted 2K for it, he also had two Motorcompos. The fold out Honda that came with the Honda City.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Voltaire
This is interesting for me as I for reasons not...

This is interesting for me as I for reasons not quite known to me bought this....:huh
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/IMAG2695_zpsbhcyhlyw.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,938
Posted By Voltaire
My Bitza racebike, into its 4th season of...

My Bitza racebike, into its 4th season of circulating. Still dicing with a Vincent Comet and Norton Commandos are priceless moments on an " old mans bike":rofl
Period correct items are the forks,...
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 79,271
Posted By Voltaire
I thought ADV bikes were supposed to look...

I thought ADV bikes were supposed to look 'cobbled' more sort of function over form...:evil
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 79,271
Posted By Voltaire
Us R80ST owners feel so left out.....:cry

Us R80ST owners feel so left out.....:cry
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 41,575
Posted By Voltaire
If you really wanted one and they were hard to...

If you really wanted one and they were hard to come by maybe, but I sold the R65 ( above) I had for $2500 NZ.
The fetch good money now as they are LAMs approved for learners.
Currently got an...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By Voltaire
I found my 900 engine used to fill the bottle on...

I found my 900 engine used to fill the bottle on the racebike over time, but the 1000cc does not...unless I fill the oil near max.
I fitted a Mikes XS Yamaha PCV to my Commando and it works well, no...
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Voltaire
I'm also no expert but the difference between a...

I'm also no expert but the difference between a battery tender and a battery charger is the amperage, you can use 1-1.5 amp tenders as they wont fry the alternator and regulator which are still on...
Forum: New Zealand 04-13-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Voltaire
Next year when you BMW is 30 you could bring...

Next year when you BMW is 30 you could bring that. There were a few sidecars there.
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Voltaire
Its for sale...add a 0 and your close :evil

Its for sale...add a 0 and your close :evil
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Voltaire
Mooloo Meander

I went to my first Waikato VCC motorcycle run.
Rode down to Swarfie's place where I got 'second breakfast' and tagged along behind the Velocettes.
The run started at the Cambridge VCC club which is...
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,384
Posted By Voltaire
Green with envy. Great pics. Pit crew is...

Green with envy.
Great pics. Pit crew is getting better.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By Voltaire
Dyna do a good kit, replaces the whole points...

Dyna do a good kit, replaces the whole points assembly, the advance mech stays.
I replaced the old Japanese coils too as I hate old electrical parts.
I gather the points were hard to keep...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By Voltaire
Ah memories...that was my Wifes bike, only bike...

Ah memories...that was my Wifes bike, only bike she ever rode.
Then my mate got hold of it and went mad.
Must have sat around for 13 years prior to you getting it sorted.
( got a C200 in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By Voltaire
The 350 is externally the same as the 500, the...

The 350 is externally the same as the 500, the 350 was a learner licence work around, like the 400cc Ducatis we get from Japan.
The 500 was the Monza and the 350 the Imola.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By Voltaire
Hello, I recently sold a 1981 V50 Monza. It was a...

Hello, I recently sold a 1981 V50 Monza. It was a non runner when I got it.
Problems I found:
The shaft runs dry and starts to rust, then wears.
Shaft can be rebuilt
Some had points ignition,...
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