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Forum: New Zealand Today, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 167,593
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I was going to go to Kanes yesterday to pick up a...

I was going to go to Kanes yesterday to pick up a few bits but when putting panniers on thursday night found a puddle of oil on my back wheel :eek1 final drive seal leaking :cry
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,588
Posted By Phreaky Phil
IMO the shock position bears little relevance to...

IMO the shock position bears little relevance to the flex Pruster is talking about on the dyno. It would be a twisting flex caused by the torque reaction of the final drive trying to twist the...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,588
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The owner of this one fitted the brace uder the...

The owner of this one fitted the brace uder the swingarm because he said it flexed. Its an HPN modified swingarm

http://phreakyphil.smugmug.com/Other/Other-stuff/i-NmQ5SKH/0/O/121405352_full.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:roflNice low mileage engine for ya

:roflNice low mileage engine for ya
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thats the one

Thats the one
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I managed to bump the price on that one a bit...

I managed to bump the price on that one a bit near the end. Igor has deeper pockets than me tho :D
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 35,871
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Excuse Me ?

Excuse Me ?
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Phreaky Phil
After some research I found early 90s RM125...

After some research I found early 90s RM125 clamps with a 24mm offset and the same forkleg sizes as the DRZ SM forks. Sorted. May be a while before I can try them tho as the bike needs to stay mobile.
Forum: New Zealand 02-19-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 35,871
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Its the one bike I regret selling. It was a 1984...

Its the one bike I regret selling. It was a 1984 KTM 250EXC. Probably only half a dozen in the country that year.
Forum: New Zealand 02-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 35,871
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I saw the article in KR and thought, "where's my...

I saw the article in KR and thought, "where's my old KTM" does it still exist ?
Forum: New Zealand 02-18-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,337
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Our dilema, if you can call it that, is figuring...

Our dilema, if you can call it that, is figuring out what places we can go two up on a big bike. Its surprising where you can make them go, but we often travel in the South alone and have use some...
Forum: New Zealand 02-18-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,337
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Awesome ride. Just gotta love the South Island...

Awesome ride. Just gotta love the South Island High country. The more I see and do the more I want to see and do :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I guess because it is so dry that the river is so...

I guess because it is so dry that the river is so low. Al crossed easily. peobly only 500mm . may have neen getting close to splashing some water down the airhead intakes :eek1 May have to have the...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,491
Posted By Phreaky Phil
After thinking about this overnight the oil level...

After thinking about this overnight the oil level measurement would have to be done with the fork extended and compared with a standard one extended. Doing the measurement with it compressed doesn't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Count us in :D

Count us in :D
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,491
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Pruster may be able to help. The fork will have...

Pruster may be able to help. The fork will have way to much oil in it and the air gap that compresses as the fork compresses will be much smaller.
Have a read here....
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,491
Posted By Phreaky Phil
How have you calculated the fork oil volume for...

How have you calculated the fork oil volume for each forkleg ? As you have made the fork shorter the volume will be different (much less) so you have to do it by measurement from the top of the fork...
Forum: New Zealand 02-14-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,574
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Spidi Womens pants.

Spidi womens size S pants. Removable thermal liner. Excellent condition.
Suit waist size 29" or size 8. Inside leg 31"

$180
...
Forum: New Zealand 02-14-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,574
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Airoh S4 Adventure helmet

Airoh S4 adv helmet. White. Size small. Brand new, still in the box $200


http://phreakyphil.smugmug.com/Other/Other-stuff/i-chCFWSF/0/L/IMGP2517-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
They are Mosko Moto bags...

They are Mosko Moto bags http://mosko-moto.myshopify.com/
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A trick question. ! Hmmmm is it better to have...

A trick question. ! Hmmmm is it better to have good brakes most of the time or almost no brakes all of the time. A lot of the people we ride with who have pillions will boil brakes on very long...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The next day we had a big day ahead of us so it...

The next day we had a big day ahead of us so it was up early and away by 8.30. First stop Hanmer to double check the Molesworth / Rainbow rd. We saw aq notice in town saying they were closed and we...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Some Aihead Adventuring and Offroading.

We did a long weekend ride last weekend and have a ride report here if anyone wants to see our Airhead in action.
Warning : other non Airheads may be present in photos :D
...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Ah huh a madness to the method :huh

Ah huh a madness to the method :huh
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks Steve, interesting, I have a set of...

Thanks Steve, interesting, I have a set of triples from an 03 KTM EXC that I used the forks from for my first USD conversion. They are 53.93 top and 56.97 bot. So the SX forks for the same year were...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Yes the track was rougher towards Palmer hut....

Yes the track was rougher towards Palmer hut. There were cattle in places along the way. In places the track looked like it would be smoother in the middle but its like you said with the cattle...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
What direction is Bluff stn ? I have the need for...

What direction is Bluff stn ? I have the need for More !
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks Steve, could you measure the Kayaba ones...

Thanks Steve, could you measure the Kayaba ones on Gus aswell, If I remember correctly you said they have a 25mm offset which gives you a reasonable steering lock. The Showas I just got have about a...
Forum: New Zealand 02-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,007
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks. Dawn took all the pics as usual. One of...

Thanks. Dawn took all the pics as usual. One of the benfits of having a pillion who likes taking pics on the fly !
also very happy with our new camera.
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
When we got back to the main track junction, Dean...

When we got back to the main track junction, Dean and Sue decided not to come with us to Palmer Hut. Without removable liners in their riding gear they were overheating and need a swim in the creek....
Forum: New Zealand 02-13-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,007
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I have started a ride report over here...

I have started a ride report over here http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=2
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
After checking out the maps we decided to...

After checking out the maps we decided to continue on as far as the track would allow. This track cant get very much use as it was rougher in places than the track in.

...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
We continued on towards Goose Flat ...

We continued on towards Goose Flat
http://phreakyphil.smugmug.com/Other/Clarence-river-valley/i-sLN5h53/0/L/106-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Once we hit the valley the road/track followed...

Once we hit the valley the road/track followed the riverbed for several km with heaps of river crossings :D
http://phreakyphil.smugmug.com/Other/Clarence-river-valley/i-crjxqHv/0/L/090-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Overnight rain was a surprise as most of the...

Overnight rain was a surprise as most of the South Island has just been declared a drought area, having had almost no rain in months. We were surprised to be allowed in at all as the Rainbow and...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Phreaky Phil
USD forkleg sizes

Does anyone have the upper and lower triple clamp hole sizes for the various sizes of WP forks. There seems to be a couple of different aftermarket clamps available for the WP forks and I am...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
It says bike riders shelter, doesnt mention...

It says bike riders shelter, doesnt mention pillions :rofl:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Saturday morning we got a fairly early start and...

Saturday morning we got a fairly early start and filled up with gas, food from the bakery and plenty of water and headed for the Clarence. We found the turn in point with no trouble
The DOC sign...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phreaky Phil
NZ's Clarence River Valley. Does ADV riding get better than this ?

For 3 years I have wanted to get into the Clarence River Valley reserve in New Zealands South Island but for one reason or another have not made it, so this year I planned a special trip just to do...
Forum: New Zealand 02-08-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,007
Posted By Phreaky Phil
We have just got home from our 4 day South Island...

We have just got home from our 4 day South Island Clarence visit. Had an awesome ride. Just started to look at the pics Dawn took. Will post up a ride report once we have sorted them out
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