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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By Voltaire
Newtown.....ah memories....336 Wilson St me.:D ...

Newtown.....ah memories....336 Wilson St me.:D

I restored my /5 in the lounge in 1986
used to get bits from Tom Burn's and go to a bike shop in Redfern called ...um 4 cycle or summit.
My Ducati...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voltaire
:lurk I should have it back today :D Sort of...

:lurk I should have it back today :D
Sort of reminds me of the time I rode my Ducati from Sydney to Adelaide and got to Kobar, looked at the rear sprocket and 3 of the 5 bolts had sheared.
...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 01:13 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 31,817
Posted By Voltaire
...no:shog, only took about 6 weeks:rofl

...no:shog, only took about 6 weeks:rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By Voltaire
Here in New Zealand you can't afford to be picky...

Here in New Zealand you can't afford to be picky as they only come up for sale about once or twice a year.
I bought this 1974 from Ebay type site here, non runner, 160 000 kms for 8K US.
Had it...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voltaire
I'm not sure if mere aircraft spec ones are going...

I'm not sure if mere aircraft spec ones are going to be good enough/
Where does NASA get its parts from?:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 31,817
Posted By Voltaire
I wonder if its covered by warranty:rofl

I wonder if its covered by warranty:rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voltaire
Thanks but not using rivets.:D

Thanks but not using rivets.:D
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voltaire
Yes , its got 1971 stamped on it.

Yes , its got 1971 stamped on it.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voltaire
Yeah Bill, I'm easy on the clutch too, change...

Yeah Bill, I'm easy on the clutch too, change gear mostly before the limiter kicks in at 8000:rofl.
Couple of years back it was the Clutch assembly that the rivets gave way on, lots of sparks out...
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Voltaire
Riveting Stuff

My R90 lost drive at the last race meeting.
Initially I thought it must be the clutch, then after removing the drive boot suspected it might be the taper shaft coming loose....
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 31,817
Posted By Voltaire
Cry Fitted the front suspension and took off the back...

Fitted the front suspension and took off the back wheel to investigate the lack of drive....
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/IMAG2430_zpsc6730192.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By Voltaire
In the early 80's I had a Z1000, Euro bikes were...

In the early 80's I had a Z1000, Euro bikes were pretty rare here.
I bought my Darmah and R75/5 in Aussie. Now they come over here and take them back..:cry
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By Voltaire
Not when he has a Lemans 1 for 'only' 13000 quid,...

Not when he has a Lemans 1 for 'only' 13000 quid, its still on my want list but getting less likely.
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTAwMFgxNTAw/z/r3MAAOSwkNZUmpWq/$_57.JPG...
Forum: New Zealand 12-24-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,235
Posted By Voltaire
When they are finished can they come over to my...

When they are finished can they come over to my place.:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 31,817
Posted By Voltaire
I think they are emulsion with nitrogen above. ...

I think they are emulsion with nitrogen above.
I've rebuilt a couple of sets of Konis and have a set of Ikons on the racebike, was under the impression they are the same...?

I might try the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 31,817
Posted By Voltaire
Box arrived from Robert Taylor today.:D My...

Box arrived from Robert Taylor today.:D
My previously modified Racetech fitted forks have had the springs changed and emulators modified.
Ohlins assembled to suit the BMW .( piggybacks not allowed...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Voltaire
+ 1 on this, lower ohms gives more current and...

+ 1 on this, lower ohms gives more current and higher less.

Older BMW's use two 6 volt coils in series and you add the ohms on both to get a total.

With points it does not really matter,...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
5 pints.....:eek1, These days the drink of...

5 pints.....:eek1,
These days the drink of bikers here is http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/01/68/27/79/cappuccino-at-flat-white.jpg
Sit around talking about mortgages, retirement...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
You can keep your Autostradas, Autobahns,...

You can keep your Autostradas, Autobahns, Autoroutes, M25's I hate motorways, nothing is so boring as to ride a motorcycle in a straight line fast.
Even A roads are dull,all those bloody...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
My Ducati 900 does over 60 MPG ( imperial the...

My Ducati 900 does over 60 MPG ( imperial the only one):cry
I wish I had friends to ride at 80 to 90 MPH with.:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Voltaire
I think the first year they were, also the frame...

I think the first year they were, also the frame is higher than the later OIF models.
I had a 71 but the frame had been painted black.
Quite a nice bike to ride, cycle parts are same as Triumph of...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,840
Posted By Voltaire
Hmm, which bike to ride to work today.... R90/6,...

Hmm, which bike to ride to work today.... R90/6, Commando or 900ss...
Winner is 900ss :rofl
( three days before Xmas traffic should be light)
I had an ST4S, far to complicated for me, prefer...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
I Googled it and all was explained. ...

I Googled it and all was explained.
http://crankandstroker.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/s/t/sty_9760petco_web_600.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
Not on a BMW forum, but ask on a Ducati one...

Not on a BMW forum, but ask on a Ducati one :rofl:rofl:rofl
Today I went out on my 900ss and thought " why do I bother with BMW's then I had to do a U turn and ride in traffic and remembered:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,461
Posted By Voltaire
Yeah ta, I turned around for that pic...limited...

Yeah ta, I turned around for that pic...limited steering lock and all.:rofl
I have back and hip issues, but 200 km easy....much better than old twin shocker classics.
Quite amazing the difference...
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,461
Posted By Voltaire
Out on the SS today, did about 200 kms, wrists...

Out on the SS today, did about 200 kms, wrists and back no worse than usual :rofl:rofl
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/IMAG24111_zps9b890583.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By Voltaire
+1 on twisty roads, not bad for a BMW factory...

+1 on twisty roads, not bad for a BMW factory parts bin special:rofl
Good on gravel too ( with the right tyres)
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/IMAG2265_zps88591ef4.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
shouldn't that be: Sorry. I know it's...

shouldn't that be:
Sorry. I know it's obnoxious to give spelling advice.
or is that the American spelling?:D
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
You guys and your BS...its not advise its...

You guys and your BS...its not advise its advice.:rofl
Being a Commando owner I'm a petcocks off guy, BMW...meh..not so much:D( is that an American term as I and all my friends and some of them are...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By Voltaire
I wonder if this is the build thread for it? ...

I wonder if this is the build thread for it?
http://www.ducati.ms/forums/14-vintage/83343-63-ducati-bobber-project.html

Sounds like it was a mess to start with.

Got some good ideas if I decide...
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 13,739
Posted By Voltaire
My new to me Ducati has a RT supplied Nitron and...

My new to me Ducati has a RT supplied Nitron and when enquiring about some decent shocks for the track BMW he said they were as good as Ohlins and a tad cheaper. However they don't do one for my twin...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
Gift Idea for Xmas ...

Gift Idea for Xmas
http://rlv.zcache.com/piss_moan_club_t_shirt-re02e2eafc49c4f26b2fa41f1f02c937e_804gs_512.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
https://36.media.tumblr.com/d9ee391f430a0a5c35b404...

https://36.media.tumblr.com/d9ee391f430a0a5c35b404067a210439/tumblr_mlzxfnHs8z1r8t4b8o1_500.png
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
I'd never do that:rofl:rofl:rofl

I'd never do that:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
Pictures or it never happened. Oh that's right...

Pictures or it never happened.
Oh that's right you can't upload photos:rofl
Oh tell me more about unobtainium parts that are readily available:lol3:lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
Yes your right, My R80ST is a far better commuter...

Yes your right, My R80ST is a far better commuter than my 900ss, and from a cold start it gets up to the shops much quicker:rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
Oh come on ....you've been here a while.:evil ...

Oh come on ....you've been here a while.:evil

http://relatedmatters.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Its-All-About-Me.png
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 84,929
Posted By Voltaire
A BMW beating a stock Monster 1100:rofl:rofl:rofl...

A BMW beating a stock Monster 1100:rofl:rofl:rofl
Sure you don't mean the 600 one :rofl:rofl:rofl
A stock early 90's Ducati has 80 HP, if you can keep up with your mates he needs to get it looked...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,461
Posted By Voltaire
Nearly got coffee all over my keyboard:rofl ...

Nearly got coffee all over my keyboard:rofl
He's looking back to see where the front line is.
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,461
Posted By Voltaire
an no stubble....gotta have stubble. I...

an no stubble....gotta have stubble.

I suppose Guzzi have a sort of history with ADV bikes..

http://comandosupremo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/alce2.jpg
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