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Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,455
Posted By ontic
Interesting Dirk, perfect squish? For what...

Interesting Dirk,
perfect squish? For what heads?
I am saving my pennies for my plan to very soon send you my R80 heads and 1000cc siebenrock upgrade kit for machining- but this looks much more...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
My 11 day old dear little sweet girl sleeps in my...

My 11 day old dear little sweet girl sleeps in my arms right now, yeah its so special, but it is midnight, my shift aint over for a while, and it would also be kinda cool if she would sleep in her...
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,271
Posted By ontic
says the superdick:lol3

says the superdick:lol3
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,896
Posted By ontic
Yep, what troidus said. Go back to basics. I...

Yep, what troidus said. Go back to basics.

I had a strange fault on my XR in Laos that I thought was a blocked up carb- the fact that the carb was gunked up and the tank dirty didn't help the...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 46,926
Posted By ontic
This thread is really inspiring me to get stared...

This thread is really inspiring me to get stared again- I also really miss my TIG welder:cry

For your doubletake mirrors and the movement there is a really simple solution that has worked for...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
Yeah, and then there are the names you love, but...

Yeah, and then there are the names you love, but friends you could never name your kid after, all the exes...

PM incoming!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
Holy shit, Congrats Jenna, awesome news. :clap ...

Holy shit, Congrats Jenna, awesome news. :clap
On that note, my partner is due to pop in.... 3 days:eek1
It has been quite an adventure so far, not without complications so we are pretty stoked to...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,896
Posted By ontic
DR250Djebel, OK, that makes more sense to me. You...

DR250Djebel, OK, that makes more sense to me. You are stuck with what you have got where you are. Still I would urge you that it would be worth posting up on GT-rider and seeing what gets suggested....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,208
Posted By ontic
If you find sources for parts, please post up the...

If you find sources for parts, please post up the details.
I got new OEM seals from a seller on German ebay. Grabbed a bunch of them.
Bushings would be great, currently I got a spare set of forks...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By ontic
No experience, but it is the system at the top of...

No experience, but it is the system at the top of the list for my mothballed G/S project. Top of the list mostly because of the good things Paul Rooney has had to say about it- and for the...
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,733
Posted By ontic
Hey Adrian, lookin good. I'll be starting...

Hey Adrian,
lookin good.
I'll be starting paternal leave any week now (out of my hands when it begins:D) so once the baby-dust settles a bit in a month or two I should be able to pay you back some...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,896
Posted By ontic
It might be worth stating where in Cambodia you...

It might be worth stating where in Cambodia you are and trying to get some advice about a good mechanic to see. Better than asking here would be to go to GT-rider or Horizons Unlimited. Have you even...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By ontic
Yeah, you should probably be right with spoke...

Yeah, you should probably be right with spoke pattern I would think- but I just make the point for you to check. I would have assumed that these WP forks from a KTM would have been Euro pattern- they...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By ontic
First you need to make sure the spoke pattern...

First you need to make sure the spoke pattern matches between the rim and the hub- ie Euro or Jap pattern. Things may not be as obvious as it seems- my KTM hub, meant for a 21" wheel, that I built a...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,762
Posted By ontic
Yeah, my current bars (renthal twinwall) are a...

Yeah, my current bars (renthal twinwall) are a bit flatter than they could be. I'll probably play around with a higher rise bar in the near future to get a little more.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,762
Posted By ontic
I've got the BRP's as well, with fat bars. Wasn't...

I've got the BRP's as well, with fat bars. Wasn't tall enough for me.
Looked at options, and so that it all lines up nicely with the same profile and anodised colour I've then thrown on top of the...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,784
Posted By ontic
If NSA's theory is right it would be interesting...

If NSA's theory is right it would be interesting to see what the lifter bores on that side looked like- if the pushrod was riding on the lifter where that polished ring is then they were also riding...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
Ooh, the G/S tank isn't nearly that bad.

Ooh, the G/S tank isn't nearly that bad.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
That is what my small (original) G/S tank does...

That is what my small (original) G/S tank does with the submount pin tower... my plan is to make an appropriate tool that completely matches the profile of the tank there and then get a big ass...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,366
Posted By ontic
Great work Charlie. With multiple blips per...

Great work Charlie. With multiple blips per second, how responsive is the needle? Also, do you know what power it draws?
I like it a lot.
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By ontic
Not me, (but if a 8 tooth drive can be found for...

Not me, (but if a 8 tooth drive can be found for nuthin for OP why not?)
that is why I went with the chinese valeo option, but at around $100 in parts rather than the $165 for a 8 tooth from EME.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By ontic
EME do sell a 8 tooth starter drive, but only for...

EME do sell a 8 tooth starter drive, but only for the valeo,
http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/d6ra-airdrive8t.htm

It won't fit the bosch.

The cheapest option- which I did:D -is to...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,891
Posted By ontic
Don't know about the WI, But we must have very...

Don't know about the WI,
But we must have very different Svea 123's than each other (maybe cause yours is one of those nasty 'Seva' copies:D)

In my experience:

Easy to fire up with the douse...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,891
Posted By ontic
Another svea 123 fan here. I have the slightly...

Another svea 123 fan here.
I have the slightly newer design with the self cleaning needle thing. It runs OK on gasoline, but a bit dirtier than on white gas. A bit sooty and tends to clog up a bit...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 45,739
Posted By ontic
Hi all, thanks for the replies, Peter, we...

Hi all,
thanks for the replies,

Peter, we had to cancel our trip up to Byron due to obstetricians advice, but hopefully we will be up your way early next year some time.

Charlie, cheers mate,...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 45,739
Posted By ontic
Morning Jenna, thanks for the thought. Pull...

Morning Jenna,
thanks for the thought.
Pull up a chair:D Not much bike related is going on at the moment, unfortunately. I am doing a lot of work to our house and land, in just about every spare...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,149
Posted By ontic
No probs. Yeah, I would have bought used if I...

No probs.
Yeah, I would have bought used if I could have but there were none available in Oz, used or new. Had to order from Germany. It was a massive expenditure for me- Christmas and birthday...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,149
Posted By ontic
Yes it is certainly doable, but yes, it is still...

Yes it is certainly doable, but yes, it is still heavy and large. It is a hard decision. The biggest trip I did has been a 5-6000 Km trip with mine, lots of gravel and all other roads on a heavily...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,513
Posted By ontic
I lusted after Tesch panniers for a while, but...

I lusted after Tesch panniers for a while, but ended up being put off with how heavy they are and then put off by hard panniers in general (for leg injuries, weight and other issues). I am hence...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,513
Posted By ontic
I like some of the big tanks. And like others...

I like some of the big tanks. And like others have said, many of the bigger tanks also carry most of their load/weight lower than the smaller tanks, so by not always filling to the top, then you are...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
No probs mate. We had to run out the door this...

No probs mate.
We had to run out the door this morning and got back late, so I'm sorry I didn't grab the photo today,
yep, that is the way I did it. It should stop a little bit of rain and dust...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
I just tried to grab a pic but it is too dark...

I just tried to grab a pic but it is too dark down there and my old iphone doesn't have a flash, I'll get one tomorrow. It is a real tight fit, and there is only something like 8mm of lip left on the...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
Hey Jenna, beware removing the dust cap...

Hey Jenna,
beware removing the dust cap entirely. I did that at first because as you found it doesn't fit at first- but without the dust cap there at all (or a spacer to replace it) I couldn't...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By ontic
No probs. It might be fine with HPN tank, it...

No probs.

It might be fine with HPN tank, it is fine with my big Sauer tank. I just checked through old messages and Roadsacallin was using a G/SPD tank, which from the photos I sent he thought...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,525
Posted By ontic
Solo Lobo has it right. The triples HPMGuy has...

Solo Lobo has it right.
The triples HPMGuy has made match the KTM pattern.

It is really quite simple, so in trying to explain it I hope I don't make it too complicated:lol3
For every...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 80,138
Posted By ontic
Nice one Jenna:evil I went second hand options...

Nice one Jenna:evil
I went second hand options for mine mostly, second hand damper and got lucky with a second hand BRP boss. I recently just added some extra BRP 1 1/4" risers to bring the bars up...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,074
Posted By ontic
It is not so much the preserving ingredients I am...

It is not so much the preserving ingredients I am concerned about (though the copper doesn't surprise me, it does have a green tinge), it is more about how the product itself actually physically...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,074
Posted By ontic
Professionally we now use a lot of these products...

Professionally we now use a lot of these products (CD50 and Cutek Extreme),
http://www.cutek.com.au/
not sure if you can get it where you are but it is very good stuff. Much better than the cabbots...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,292
Posted By ontic
Exactly- it might be a close call. If you came...

Exactly- it might be a close call. If you came close to bottoming your suspension... it might not be pretty in there:cry. Lower bush and maybe bottom of tube might be damaged. If not then looking at...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,292
Posted By ontic
Oh shit:eek1 Wasn't expecting that! looks like...

Oh shit:eek1
Wasn't expecting that! looks like a new (old) slider is in order.
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