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Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Rockman
bump:D

bump:D
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Rockman
Poker Run for 2015 Scrapheap May 16

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/Scrapheap%202015/Flier_zps1r0b4adg.jpg
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/Scrapheap%202015/Map_zpskhqfexci.jpg
Forum: OZ Vendors 03-30-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 621,509
Posted By Rockman
BMW R100GS or 80 GS bars

I'm after a set of BMW R100GS or 80GS handlebars for a K100 Sidecar I'm building. The reason I'm after GS bars is that it is a fair stretch forward on the K100 with most off road type bars, and I'm...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rockman
Fixed

Just an update. Notwithstanding all the advise here I went ahead and fixed the problem.
What I found was;


Ignition timing was way out.
"O"rings in one carby were stuffed, but the other was...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rockman
Good to know. I'll look around for a set.

Good to know. I'll look around for a set.
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rockman
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-sXv5zw_1WXE/VQY...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-sXv5zw_1WXE/VQYaQknGPuI/AAAAAAAAK5w/JXnPl7-6I2c/w691-h518-no/20150315_163433.jpg

[/QUOTE]

Have you sat on the bike with those bars to check? I'm looking for a...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rockman
makes sense - will do

makes sense - will do
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rockman
Well, I've ordered one. I'll fit it and report my...

Well, I've ordered one. I'll fit it and report my findings here.
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rockman
You're right - the site jumped to "submit" half...

You're right - the site jumped to "submit" half way through putting in the title and now I cant change it.
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By Rockman
R100 speedo

Has anybody been brave enough to try one of these
...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,756
Posted By Rockman
+1 on the Mitas E07. I didnt notice any extra...

+1 on the Mitas E07. I didnt notice any extra noise. Nice flat tread, wears well and grips well. No snow here so I cant comment there
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Rockman
Likewise. I had a 2004 model. Did the doohickey...

Likewise. I had a 2004 model. Did the doohickey change at 6000 km ahead of a big trip. Spring off the old one was missing a bit, later found when I did an oil change. I thought the consensus is that...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,882
Posted By Rockman
Heres the start of mine for this year. "Failed to...

Heres the start of mine for this year. "Failed to proceed" so it didnt make it to Nymboida last year.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/K100%20Outfit/IMG_1610_zpsb101a5af.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Rockman
The unfluted bit off a drill bit works in an...

The unfluted bit off a drill bit works in an emergency. Its strong enough to not bend and not likely to break. The correct tool is better of course.
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,312
Posted By Rockman
Yep I agree. A neck brace is essential. I had a...

Yep I agree. A neck brace is essential. I had a highside between Dirrambandi and Bollun in April last year. Broken ribs, helicopter flight, x rays, plane flight, ct scans, pain etc etc. Spine was all...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,702
Posted By Rockman
And for bigger stuff - shirts, pants etc, leave...

And for bigger stuff - shirts, pants etc, leave them on when you go into the shower, soap them up, take them off, stomp on them, rinse, wring them out. Job done.
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE In any case, on CV carbs, having the...

[QUOTE In any case, on CV carbs, having the mixture screws too far in would suggest a need for smaller idle jets.[/QUOTE]

My experience is from carbs on old trials bikes (TYs etc) where screwing...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE=supershaft;25859898]I did not suggest...

[QUOTE=supershaft;25859898]I did not suggest larger idle jets. I suggested larger needle jets. Big Diff! You absolutely do not need larger idle jets. Etc Etc

My apologies, I misread your post...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rockman
Yes, I havent done the valve clearances yet. Just...

Yes, I havent done the valve clearances yet. Just got it back on the road after a dismantle and tidy up. Both sides are the same though so unless I have 2 valves leaking exactly the same amount then...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rockman
R100GS with Staintune - Jetting

My 1989 R100GS runs a bit "lumpy" at idle, but goes well everywhere else. It has a staintune exhaust, fitted when I got it. I wondered if any jetting changes are needed for the Staintune. I did...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Rockman
seems no-one has a solution for this, so I'll...

seems no-one has a solution for this, so I'll have to have a play with it. the high pitched twittering noise on overrun is annoying though.
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Rockman
Exhaust whistles

My 89 R100GS with Staintune exhaust "whistles" when the throttle is backed off. I've just spent about 3 months doing a strip down and refurbish. All seems good except this exhaust noise. I'm guessing...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,835
Views: 331,993
Posted By Rockman
Thats it. Used to be called something else.

Thats it. Used to be called something else.
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,882
Posted By Rockman
I'm starting out with this. Failed to proceed to...

I'm starting out with this. Failed to proceed to Nymboida, but I have plans for 2015. Think training wheel attachment. Fits under the scrapper puchase price cap.

Incidentally the A100 in the...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,835
Views: 331,993
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE=UncleGra;25170010]Thats a great pic....but...

[QUOTE=UncleGra;25170010]Thats a great pic....but doesn't ring a bell...could be the same road....anyway here's a few more of the changing scenery along that route....which finishes at the roadhouse...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Rockman
$228 for a K100 through monoland today. Discounts...

$228 for a K100 through monoland today. Discounts for being a Ulysses member, and being an old fart, and country, but still:D
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Rockman
Great, thanks for that.

Great, thanks for that.
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Rockman
Thanks Mine are arranged like this; ...

Thanks
Mine are arranged like this;

| | | |
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Its probably the same as yours, but I cant quite see from the pic
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Rockman
R100GS Ignition switch

I'm in the process of reassembling my 1989 R100GS after pulling it apart for a good clean up, repaint the frame etc. Trouble is I took all the wiring off the ignition switch and now dont know which...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By Rockman
How about a Honda CT125. Flat out about 70 kmh. ...

How about a Honda CT125. Flat out about 70 kmh.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/DSC_1082_zps2ba257db.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 83,120
Posted By Rockman
heres mine in its current state. disassembled,...

heres mine in its current state. disassembled, frame and bits sandbasted and repainted, new cam chain and top sprocket. rear main seal and clutch next.
...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 515,313
Posted By Rockman
Since we are doing epitaphs, heres one a lot of...

Since we are doing epitaphs, heres one a lot of you would have seen (south of Milparinka). Sounds like Liz Kennedy liked a good time:D
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 435,255
Posted By Rockman
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/...

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/photo1_zpsc78d11e6.jpg
Bikes back behind the photographer somewhere.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,781
Posted By Rockman
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/...

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/SH2011_3c_zpsabf19b05.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 45,760
Posted By Rockman
The mighty Suzuki is probably out of action with...

The mighty Suzuki is probably out of action with a slipping clutch:cry. Parts ordered, but I'm not sure if I'll
get them in time.

So, its back to the other 100. Still qualifies as a scrapper..:D...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,712
Posted By Rockman
Bloody beautiful in Inverell today. Clear skys,...

Bloody beautiful in Inverell today. Clear skys, suns shining. Should be excellent tomorrow:happay


An update - Col just went out and had a look at the route. All good on the black soil bits,...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,712
Posted By Rockman
Theres nothing too difficult I'm told This...

Theres nothing too difficult I'm told

This sort of country;

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/fundraisercourse014_zps1123cfcf.jpg

And this;
...
Forum: OZ Vendors 08-25-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,537
Posted By Rockman
G'day John I was after one of the uni joint...

G'day John
I was after one of the uni joint boots for a 100gs you had on ebay, and a set of diode board mounts, but I see they have disappeared. Do you still have them?
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,712
Posted By Rockman
We have trees and stuff ...

We have trees and stuff
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/fundraisercourse033_zps93cd8c0e.jpg

And creeks...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,712
Posted By Rockman
And some more ...

And some more
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/SARCharityRide009_zps705fa84b.jpg
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