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Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
Not in and of itself. It promotes as more...

Not in and of itself. It promotes as more efficient burn, which helps with starting, low rpm running, & pinging (heat & load) on the Airhead boxers. You can start to jet down, but without dyno time...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yup, somewhere between 14-16km/l. Mostly high 15s...

Yup, somewhere between 14-16km/l. Mostly high 15s at the moment. I've leaned things off slightly. Not the most efficient motor. I'll have a chat with Phil & see what he gets - His is the most...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 12:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By Box'a'bits
Cool. :D I get to ride some of that late Jan....

Cool. :D I get to ride some of that late Jan. Looking forward to it.
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
Makes me happier about Gus's drinking problem. :D...

Makes me happier about Gus's drinking problem. :D Oh well, Gas is cheaper at the moment.
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hi Wayne, Unfortunately, due to some...

Hi Wayne,

Unfortunately, due to some resistance at home about spending money on gas & entry tickets, (while at the same time anticipating a large spend at the Boxing Day sales), I don't think I'll...
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
I've pretty much committed to: Maybe going...

I've pretty much committed to:

Maybe going to Cemetery Circuit Boxing Day
Doing some riding with the Naki boys next week
A trial run with luggage & a nights camping with Mandy.
And then...
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
Now that gives that bike much more of a look of...

Now that gives that bike much more of a look of authority. I prefer it with a bit more orange in it.

What it like to sit on now?
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Box'a'bits
:y0!:y0!:y0! pick me!

:y0!:y0!:y0! pick me!
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,516
Posted By Box'a'bits
Well I was confused. You told me you weren't...

Well I was confused. You told me you weren't going out over the holiday period because of all the muppets on the road.

There's another sign just on from that that says 'slow horses'. Given that I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Box'a'bits
You'll find that the rear shock won't shine as...

You'll find that the rear shock won't shine as much as you expect until after you get the front sorted. Just saying...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,516
Posted By Box'a'bits
White Rock Station Ride

Absolutely needed to get out of the house & away from the city yesterday, to get some ‘helmet time’, given how things that have been going on at work. Nothing challenging today, given a trip we have...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By Box'a'bits
Beginning of winter madness. Boredom setting in?...

Beginning of winter madness. Boredom setting in? :huh
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yup, far too small...:D

Yup, far too small...:D
Forum: New Zealand 12-16-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Received a box today :wink:

Received a box today :wink:
Forum: New Zealand 12-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 120,119
Posted By Box'a'bits
Mark, still trying to find that out. Possibly...

Mark, still trying to find that out. Possibly from Friday - but depends on how much work comes in. Otherwise Xmas Eve thru until the 5th Jan. Unfortunately my work colleague has taken some long sick...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Box'a'bits
Ohlins. Spendy but totally worth it. Nitron...

Ohlins. Spendy but totally worth it.
Nitron (UK) are supposed to be as good as Ohlins, but cost less & aren't supported here.
Wilbers aren't supported here.
YSS if that is all you can...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Well I got to play with power tools around the...

Well I got to play with power tools around the section. That beats riding any day. Oh wait...:shog. Not jealous - much
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,904
Posted By Box'a'bits
Unless you totally submerged your bike, its...

Unless you totally submerged your bike, its unlikely to be water. You'd also notice the oil emulsify.

Are the float breathers blocked? Normally you'd notice as the bike dumped gas on your boot /...
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Have you checked all of the easy things first? ...

Have you checked all of the easy things first?

Have you fixed / lubed the gear change mechanism.
I recall that you couldn't positively change because of the way that you had the side stand...
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,175
Posted By Box'a'bits
Didn't get the funding they initially based their...

Didn't get the funding they initially based their planning on, & the advertisers weren't exactly lining up to contribute. That said I think they were starting to get the viewer nos. It's in Stuff.
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Box'a'bits
I did it earlier this year...

I did it earlier this year (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23377197&postcount=1494). I'd describe it as a link section. Opens other possibilities for the Molesworth / Rainbow - but not...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,175
Posted By Box'a'bits
But stink up faster & are less comfortable IMHO...

But stink up faster & are less comfortable IMHO to wear.

Agreed that Icebreaker & a lot of merino is becoming fashion wear, & therefore quite costly. Laws of supply & demand I guess. We've just...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Gus's is out of phase. So is the bent bikes. I'm...

Gus's is out of phase. So is the bent bikes. I'm ignoring it. Someone came up with a theory that it was deliberate & designed that way. I like that theory. Either way, I'm not losing sleep over it.
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Box'a'bits
I added to my post. If the left side went...

I added to my post.

If the left side went down, & it stalled there, then started after being cleared, I don't think the (right side) rod issue will be the culprit.

The reason I asked about...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Box'a'bits
Check the easy/cheap stuff first. Carb issues...

Check the easy/cheap stuff first. Carb issues would also give those symptoms. The main jet & needle jets are a piece of piss to remove. Might just be a bit of smeg. Be careful when you do up the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Steady... Progress?

Steady...

Progress?
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Box'a'bits
You need to do a float bowl mod...

You need to do a float bowl mod (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22356242&postcount=134) if you are wading deeper than the carb. That'll stop it hiccuping when the going gets deeper.
...
Forum: New Zealand 12-06-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Box'a'bits
Nope, not on a motorcycle, or at least not...

Nope, not on a motorcycle, or at least not without permission. There are a few landowners you need to get consent from, & a few of those are not motorcycle friendly. A few years back we got...
Forum: New Zealand 12-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Box'a'bits
Auckland based

Probably need to update your profile to let everyone know where you are. Also it'd be helpful to know where about in Auckland the bike went missing from.

Any recent photos or identifying marks on...
Forum: New Zealand 12-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Cool. If you need a short term loaner final...

Cool. If you need a short term loaner final drive, remember I have the bent bike...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Box'a'bits
Also discussed here...

Also discussed here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=932528), & here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=791256) :D
Forum: New Zealand 12-04-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
I'll do a straight swap for Gus's if you like...

I'll do a straight swap for Gus's if you like (after the Jan/Feb) trip. I want to gear down for more technical stuff. I don't mind getting a rebuild done as part of that (I'd do that anyway). :D
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By Box'a'bits
The fast flash is the flasher unit telling you...

The fast flash is the flasher unit telling you that there is a fault, i.e. there is a bulb not flashing. It does this by finding that there is less load than the unit expects. The flasher unit itself...
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,516
Posted By Box'a'bits
So I've managed to convince Mandy that its a...

So I've managed to convince Mandy that its a great idea for us to jointly do a 2 week bike camping trip down south late Jan / early Feb, initially staying a week at Nelson, & then going down to...
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 28,178
Posted By Box'a'bits
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-WHmMo0rbaLM/VH1...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-WHmMo0rbaLM/VH1rWLzpoNI/AAAAAAAAS5s/26TxMEgAJ4M/s800/P1020479.JPG
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Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hi Swarfie. He's already borrowed my plate. Cheers

Hi Swarfie. He's already borrowed my plate. Cheers
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
I have a 100% success rate with these things...

I have a 100% success rate with these things (based on 1 gearbox). Worst case I can give you a hand next month when we are in Nelson (from the 24th). Or you can ship it here...

Aren't you going to...
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Sent a PM. Are we quite sure that the shafts are...

Sent a PM. Are we quite sure that the shafts are fully bottomed in the case? I doubt the layshaft was measured with the baffle on. That sits on top of the shaft.
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
Here's the link across to Joerg's page...

Here's the link across to Joerg's page (http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/gearbox.html). His spreadsheet (which mine was derived from) is down at Axial Float. :D
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,175
Posted By Box'a'bits
Katherine's putting up the (fake) tree now. Then...

Katherine's putting up the (fake) tree now. Then we'll spray around the pine scented toilet spray & jobs a good 'un...:D
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