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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-09-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,001
Posted By Whale Rider
sounds expensive if he is using the yz shock all...

sounds expensive if he is using the yz shock all you need to do is degas it, remove some oil push the seal head further into the body of the shock to reduce the extension to where it is required and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,001
Posted By Whale Rider
So which way do you have to shorten the travel on...

So which way do you have to shorten the travel on the shock compression or extension.

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,335
Posted By Whale Rider
I agree that,s why they say the bush must be...

I agree that,s why they say the bush must be loctited to the pin. A pivot point is always going to move at the point of least resistance IE: in this case the smallest surface area, around the pin in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,335
Posted By Whale Rider
[QUOTE=MassiveLee;24283417]I am curious how you...

[QUOTE=MassiveLee;24283417]I am curious how you guys will design this bushing to resiste lateral forces without damaging the nylon bushing. Think of those pins "biting" into the softer material....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,335
Posted By Whale Rider
This might help with your design criteria for...

This might help with your design criteria for plastics.

http://www.quadrantplastics.com/fileadmin/quadrant/documents/QEPP/NA/Brochures_PDF/General/Design_Fab_B_E_02242014.pdf

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,335
Posted By Whale Rider
Why are you using Nylon aren't there better...

Why are you using Nylon aren't there better materials out there. PETP and PEEK both available in bearing grade.
Orkot is another high end bearing grade material.

I am using Rubber Chicken bushes...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,081
Posted By Whale Rider
Maybe it feels smoother (the R100) 1 lower...

Maybe it feels smoother (the R100) 1 lower compression ratio 2 heavier flywheel

And as for the reason Airhead owners seem to know more about there bikes is that the Airhead requires a little bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,186
Posted By Whale Rider
If I remember correctly there is the hole in the...

If I remember correctly there is the hole in the sensor plate and the same size hole in the engine block. Just use the correct size drill bit and the plate is aligned every time. or you can set the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Whale Rider
Re-adjust the TPS but don't go over 3.99 Volts...

Re-adjust the TPS but don't go over 3.99 Volts should richen the mixture

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,684
Posted By Whale Rider
I was going to try this with my next set. I have...

I was going to try this with my next set. I have a set of Rubber Chicken bushings that are going OK but I think the set up for these is to install them, ride for a couple of hundred Kms then...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-26-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By Whale Rider
I had one of those out of the box. Mine was an F...

I had one of those out of the box. Mine was an F but the front guard should have air vents through the back of it. Good bike heaps of torque no top end but very reliable good on the road and a front...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-05-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,663
Posted By Whale Rider
So are you able to lift the the manifolds up...

So are you able to lift the the manifolds up 3/4-1 inch if so why not fit the 1800 manifolds with a piece of aluminium between them 3/4" thick with countersunk srcews in to the 1500 heads and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
Thanks michael1968 just been laying some...

Thanks michael1968 just been laying some fibreglass (OLD'SCOOL) from the front of the tank to the steering head above the air filters finish's it of nicely. I will leave the carbon fibre to you guys....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
Have you looked at the photos on the link on post...

Have you looked at the photos on the link on post 24?? The intake system is all sorted. I dont know if anyone has noticed that the throtle bodies have been swapped from left to right with the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-16-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
Sorry about the hijack FloorPoor back to your...

Sorry about the hijack FloorPoor back to your project. Have you thought about the BMW 650 X Challenge as a donor bike. All you would need then would be forks and rear shock. Walter Colebatch on this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-14-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
NO PRESSURE THEN :lol3:lol3:lol3 WR

NO PRESSURE THEN :lol3:lol3:lol3

WR
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
Well DRjoe no thread yet but thanks it has been a...

Well DRjoe no thread yet but thanks it has been a labour of love for the last couple of years so I will start a thread when I get near the end good things take time. As for looking for inspiration...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
My interpretation of one of these ...

My interpretation of one of these

http://micapeak.com/bmw/gs/rally/pd2000/pd2000gs.htm

dam flickr I can get the photos to load. but there are more photos on the Flickr Page

I will put a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,306
Posted By Whale Rider
Well said that man.:clap there is not much that...

Well said that man.:clap
there is not much that hasn't been done before study copy slightly change go for it.


http://www.flickr.com/photos/28806692@N02/9702749311/in/photostream


MORE...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,379
Posted By Whale Rider
It is my opinion that properly working HES units...

It is my opinion that properly working HES units can be damaged by removing them from the bike when they are old. THe wires are cracked but as long as they are not disturbed all is OK. When you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,110
Posted By Whale Rider
Looks good mate :clap I have been keeping an eye...

Looks good mate :clap I have been keeping an eye on your build.
Pictures are worth a thousand words.
Enjoy.

WR
Forum: 2 smokers 07-04-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,201
Posted By Whale Rider
What about a metering pump off a mazda RX7? You...

What about a metering pump off a mazda RX7?
You didn't need to drag John Britten into this.
WR
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Whale Rider
Probably should have posted this link up in the...

Probably should have posted this link up in the beginning

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/oilhead_hall_sensors.pdf

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Whale Rider
Check that both the HES sensors are working I had...

Check that both the HES sensors are working I had my bike that would just run at starter motor speed touch the throtle and it would stop. Only one sensor was operating. A timing light will pick up a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Whale Rider
I believe they are the same. WR

I believe they are the same.

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By Whale Rider
I am surprised I have seen it done before on a...

I am surprised I have seen it done before on a 1100 but they machined part of the shock mount off so that the tire didn't rub. The 1150 has the different bottom mount so perhaps its not as easy. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By Whale Rider
tksmith used an excel rim in this post and says...

tksmith used an excel rim in this post and says how they made the spokes to fit
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=604474&highlight=front+wheel+1100gs
WR
Forum: 2 smokers 06-14-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,293
Posted By Whale Rider
They are still around over here very common farm...

They are still around over here very common farm bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By Whale Rider
Its been done before not sure where the post is....

Its been done before not sure where the post is. Holla Woody's Wheels he was involved. I think the R1ooR had an 18" front wheel so you can keep it tubeless if you want to stick with BMW rims. There...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-21-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Whale Rider
In my mind thats the bottom of the float where...

In my mind thats the bottom of the float where you have the verniers.

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,149
Posted By Whale Rider
Your lucky its a 1200 I have removed 1 from an...

Your lucky its a 1200 I have removed 1 from an 1150 that the filter had been that overtightened that the outside can was spinning at the crimp around the outside edge and leaking oil every where....
Forum: 2 smokers 12-20-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,117
Posted By Whale Rider
Trev good build. What did it go like? I assumed...

Trev good build. What did it go like? I assumed it had been made for the scrap heap challenge.
Did the TDR250 ever make it to aussie?
WR
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Whale Rider
Get the VIN number and check it out at your local...

Get the VIN number and check it out at your local police station they will tell you if they have any interest in the bike
WR
Forum: 2 smokers 12-17-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,117
Posted By Whale Rider
Have a look at this Post 109 & 206 & 251 ...

Have a look at this Post 109 & 206 & 251

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=596881&page=8

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x288/trevshow/102_5384Large.jpg

WR
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Whale Rider
More links of whats gone before ...

More links of whats gone before

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16706315#post16706315 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16706315#post16706315)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Whale Rider
Yep back then CC rating was limited to 900 and as...

Yep back then CC rating was limited to 900 and as for the $7000 I would hate to add up the hours that I have spent on this so far but I suppose it is a one off and I have made everything in my shed...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Whale Rider
1100 & 1150 motor mounts for the front subframe...

1100 & 1150 motor mounts for the front subframe are the same so it will fit an 1100.
The bike in the first 2 post where built by HPN and BMW to race and win Paris Dakar if you google 900RR & HPN...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Whale Rider
You have to make your own here is my...

You have to make your own here is my interpritation. I need to get back into the shed.
WR

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8161/7452804168_53a0193dfa.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,932
Posted By Whale Rider
7Nm is for new replacement bearings. If you are...

7Nm is for new replacement bearings. If you are regreasing used bearings I would suggest using a bit less say 3-5Nm and tighten up and ride. As for new bearings that are coming loose all the time...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,199
Posted By Whale Rider
I have done it that is fitted an 1150 gearbox to...

I have done it that is fitted an 1150 gearbox to an 1100GS bike. You do need alot of 1150 parts. It came about after crashing the 1100 and smashing the left side swing arm pivot point out of the side...
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