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Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,441
Posted By Zebedee
In the context of this endeavour, isn't the...

In the context of this endeavour, isn't the answer just to give the old girl a few more revs on idle ... :freaky
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,019
Posted By Zebedee
I can't comment on Bing vs dealer pricing in the...

I can't comment on Bing vs dealer pricing in the US of A, but it's *MUCH* cheaper for me to have parts shipped half way round the planet from the UK, rather than consider sourcing them locally ......
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,019
Posted By Zebedee
You can probably go straight to Bing...

You can probably go straight to Bing (http://www.bingcarburetor.com/) for the genuine parts, or motoworks/motobins in the UK is you're happy to go with pattern parts ... hth

:beer

John
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 46,403
Posted By Zebedee
Based on what you've posted here, it sounds like...

Based on what you've posted here, it sounds like you've had a rough time in the "real" world of late.

Keep the faith and you'll get there ... :freaky

:beer

John
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,456
Posted By Zebedee
In the style of Monty Python; Prophet: "What...

In the style of Monty Python;

Prophet: "What have Short arse French blokes ever done for us?"
Heckler #1: "Apart from the metric system ..."
Heckler #2: "... and giving us a love of Airhead dirt...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
To each his own ... imo, a bit of "patina" on any...

To each his own ... imo, a bit of "patina" on any of the four would make them more interesting today ...

Waves: Put me 60' under them and I'm happy too ... :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
... just a thought ... ...

... just a thought ...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8d/Cthulhu_sketch_by_Lovecraft.jpg/485px-Cthulhu_sketch_by_Lovecraft.jpg

:1drink
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,449
Posted By Zebedee
... and hopefully the people who choose to follow...

... and hopefully the people who choose to follow the link will read more than just the first sentence ... :deal

:beer

John
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,449
Posted By Zebedee
Have a look here ... Tim Minchin - Occasional...

Have a look here ... Tim Minchin - Occasional Address (http://www.timminchin.com/2013/09/25/occasional-address/) ... and scroll down to #5 Be Hard On Your Opinions

Meanwhile, back on topic, I...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,449
Posted By Zebedee
I added them both to my ignore list some time ago...

I added them both to my ignore list some time ago ... dramatically improved the Old's Cool experience for me.
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
Look on the bright side, give it a year or two,...

Look on the bright side, give it a year or two, and it'll no doubt be parted out as a low mileage airhead engine and gearbox, etc ... :deal
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
Playing Ride of the Valkyries...

Playing Ride of the Valkyries (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPf_PJlJsJQ) at full volume, no doubt ... :evil

Good luck with the spit and polish Pokie, keep us posted ... :thumb

:beer

John
Forum: New Zealand 07-15-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Zebedee
Thanks for the offer Pete (PM sent). At...

Thanks for the offer Pete (PM sent).

At this stage, I'll see what Precision Laser come back with, and if the numbers are still still on the high side I'll get in touch. Basically what I've...
Forum: New Zealand 07-13-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Zebedee
Sweeeet ... :thumb As I said, I've got the...

Sweeeet ... :thumb

As I said, I've got the linework in dxf format already (the 3D is just a quick Sketchup thing for the benefit of folks who can't read a drawing), but if it's a case of "go large...
Forum: New Zealand 07-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Zebedee
Looking for an aluminium fabricator Hamilton/Akl ...

Hi Guys,

I'm trying to get a luggage rack (or possibly two) made up so I got the local NALCO outfit to give me a price.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/John_Carey/Tray1_zps27f608c4.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
Snapped on Saturday afternoon in an inmates...

Snapped on Saturday afternoon in an inmates garage ...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/John_Carey/Weekendinthegarage_zps1e444658.jpg

:beer

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
Yvonne Strahovski ... from Chuck ... :wink: ...

Yvonne Strahovski ... from Chuck ... :wink:

:beer

John
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,019
Posted By Zebedee
... and that might just be fine for you, but it's...

... and that might just be fine for you, but it's not what I want. Besides, soldering is hardly a dark secret ... :evil
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,019
Posted By Zebedee
Does anybody know of a source for the 5 pin...

Does anybody know of a source for the 5 pin connectors (both male and female) to attach the rear wiring harness on a GS?
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 354,029
Posted By Zebedee
Or even consider the cross-over tubing to be a...

Or even consider the cross-over tubing to be a maintenance item ... :deal
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
Dunno the capacity, but it's a GS ... sort of a...

Dunno the capacity, but it's a GS ... sort of a half way house between my '91 GS ...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/John_Carey/Image0020.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
... I just noticed that too ... is it an exhaust...

... I just noticed that too ... is it an exhaust nut ... very cool ... :D

Not entirely sold on the rest of it, but that I do like ...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 22,965
Posted By Zebedee
Last night I was working on a replacement for a...

Last night I was working on a replacement for a rear indicator stalk for that very reason ... :deal

Trying to make a "duplicate" for the original was overly challenging (possibly 'cos I was...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 22,965
Posted By Zebedee
Happy to share what little I've picked up over...

Happy to share what little I've picked up over the past few months ... :D

The material is ABS (Leggo block stuff) and has a "nice" amount of flex in it for things that get shaken about, like parts...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 22,965
Posted By Zebedee
One of my mates at work is into R/C boats, and we...

One of my mates at work is into R/C boats, and we always have entertaining conversations ... :thumb

Some of our conversations revolve around me moddeling up some parts for his boats so that he can...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
:lol3Matt, until you posted that, I'd had zero...

:lol3Matt, until you posted that, I'd had zero desire to own a new "plastic" BMW ... :clap

:beer

John

... the wheels look like they might be Sketchup "printed" items, and that just makes...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
The B suffix on the registration plate on one of...

The B suffix on the registration plate on one of the bikes dates it to 1964 or later ... hth

:beer

John
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
... nice pin striping

... nice pin striping
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
Cheers Tom, Your posts can be relied on to...

Cheers Tom,

Your posts can be relied on to bring a smile ... :evil

Good on 'ya ... :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 166,841
Posted By Zebedee
Thanks for the photos ... some great shots in...

Thanks for the photos ... some great shots in there ... :thumb

[off topic]Can anybody identify the car in the background?

In the only thing we've got here in the office are European and exotic,...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 22,965
Posted By Zebedee
:huh ... or as they used to say where I come...

:huh ... or as they used to say where I come from, "there's no counting for taste" ... but it's your bike, and if it's working for you ... :D

... apart from that ... :thumb

:beer

John
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
Piet, your historic posts have been great...

Piet,

your historic posts have been great but, for me, the "Ooh lala Douglas" takes things to a different level ... :thumb

Good on 'ya ... long may your posts continue.

:beer

John
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
If I did ever get my hands on on I would *HAVE*...

If I did ever get my hands on on I would *HAVE* to do something about the exhaust. Apart from that she's a sweet looking ride ... :thumb

Enjoy :beer

John
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,968
Posted By Zebedee
I know I'm *WAY* out of touch with stuff, having...

I know I'm *WAY* out of touch with stuff, having lived off the beaten track for a while, but I dropped in to a local Suzuki dealer for a new front tyre last weekend. H-D dealership next door, Honda...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,441
Posted By Zebedee
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,164
Posted By Zebedee
This might be stating the obvious, but looking at...

This might be stating the obvious, but looking at the video on page 1 of Grock's Harmonizer thread ...

He demonstrates the thing by taking the oilhead out of synch and the Harmonizer reads just...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
http://reelmovienation.com/wp-content/uploads/2012...

http://reelmovienation.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/ingrid-bergman-226x300.jpg

... no problem with Chrome, if this is the image you were wanting to post ... :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 8,856,083
Posted By Zebedee
+1 Thanks Tilbo :thumb

+1

Thanks Tilbo :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 46,403
Posted By Zebedee
:clap Good on 'ya Kev. I've been there,...

:clap

Good on 'ya Kev.

I've been there, so I know the new employment is a huge weight off the mind. Good luck with it.

:beer

John
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