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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By Warin
If the crank shaft rotates and the housing...

If the crank shaft rotates and the housing doesn't .. then how is the crank shaft stopped from moving back and forth if they is no rotating contact somewhere? There will be two contacting surfaces .....
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Warin
Resistance readings... When reading low...

Resistance readings...

When reading low ohms ... say less than 20 ohms... you are reading the resistance of the leads too .. to remove that 'offset' .. connect the two leads together at their tip...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Warin
Replace fluids and filters. That includes the...

Replace fluids and filters. That includes the brake fluids and front fork fluids.

Ride it, replace tyres and brake pads when worn out.

Get use to the feel of the bike .. vibrations, rise and...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,004
Posted By Warin
Page 2 item b of catalog ... Height...

Page 2 item b of catalog ...

Height adjustable quad walking stick $20.

sale Wednesday ... ummm 1 April ...
includes
arthritis gloves ...? If yiou put them on do you get arthritis?
Kettle...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,128
Posted By Warin
I'd think alternator testing is of the DC output...

I'd think alternator testing is of the DC output and thus already exclude the rotor excitation current (and the voltage regulator energy consumption).
...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Warin
Bring a hand held GPS ... you may need it.. load...

Bring a hand held GPS ... you may need it.. load it with OSM maps .. good enough and free.

If you belong to some American automobile association bring your membership card - should be able to get...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Warin
I'd not dive out into buying parts yet. Work...

I'd not dive out into buying parts yet.

Work through the evident problems first before going for a first class restoration.

Find and fix the fuel leaks. That has to be your first task.
...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,850
Posted By Warin
Too much feed? Hungry cats might catch more...

Too much feed?

Hungry cats might catch more 'wild food'.
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Warin
Only if they have an AS sticker.. ...

Only if they have an AS sticker..

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Sidecars are classed as motorcycles? Therefor a double sidecar with two people in it, a rider and pillion on the bike would get you 4 comfortably...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 856
Posted By Warin
Removing the voltage regulator should stop...

Removing the voltage regulator should stop charging. If it does not you have a wiring error.

You may have a short between the voltage regulator terminals of Df and D+ ...


Another possible...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7,750
Views: 438,612
Posted By Warin
There is a phone number you can ring to have them...

There is a phone number you can ring to have them 'fixed'.

I've phoned them before .. and they now work for my bicycle.

Traffic incidents and road conditions reporting 13 17 00

or by web...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 258,004
Posted By Warin
Catalogs

Here they are delivered on the week of the sale. Say Monday for Wed & Sat sales.

If you go to the store on Wednesday you may pickup the catalog for next Wed & Sat .. so quicker to go to the store...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Warin
Indeed. Though I still think the one plug being...

Indeed. Though I still think the one plug being wet is a clue.
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Warin
You say you have replaced the complete? ignition...

You say you have replaced the complete? ignition system, the carbys, provided a direct battery feed to the coil (thus bypassing the ignition key switch and the engine kill switch) and yet the...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Warin
If the two different parts are located in two...

If the two different parts are located in two adjacent bins and one part was displaced from one bin to the other and you go that part.. That may have occured in the manufactures factory ..not...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,613
Posted By Warin
Some enjoy working on their bike. If you don't...

Some enjoy working on their bike. If you don't then you'll be paying a fair amount for others to do it for you. The older the bike the easier it becomes to work on yourself (compared to new ones) and...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,613
Posted By Warin
That is the difference the old air head is...

That is the difference the old air head is rebuildable .. usually cheaper than replacing a whole item.



The airhead has a dry clutch .. that can 'rust' and seize up ... thus start the bike in...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Warin
Things can test on the bench fine. When subject...

Things can test on the bench fine. When subject to vibration they may show failure. Are these wire leads? If so put them under tension (to stretch them physically) when testing. If they are carbon...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By Warin
As others have said above .. welcome. For...

As others have said above .. welcome.

For detailed info on the tracks you have mentioned .. look here

http://www.exploroz.com/TrekNotes/Default.aspx

Leave the dogs at home. Quarantine...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Warin
Pull out your wiring diagram. There is a...

Pull out your wiring diagram.

There is a switch that turns on your lights (headlight/tail light) .. on the left handle bar ..

You want the wire from that that runs off to the tail light (and...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,613
Posted By Warin
You have the right attitude/background. If...

You have the right attitude/background. If possible take the bike for a ride... a day ride .. not 15/30 minutes. An old bm dealer here would give you test rides .. but you'd have to go for a few...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Warin
The side that is 'running rich' may have the miss...

The side that is 'running rich' may have the miss fire - when it misses the fuel remains unburnt.
On that side only swap the spark plug, ht lead (check connection to coil!) and spark plug cap.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Warin
The gauge lights and rear running light (tail...

The gauge lights and rear running light (tail light) usually run off the same circuit... Got head lights?

Not likely to all those bulbs blown at once, nor ist it likely to be the ground.. So look...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,750
Views: 438,612
Posted By Warin
Some see this 'give way' to mean I must come to a...

Some see this 'give way' to mean I must come to a complete stop, and get right off the road ... The reality here is that the vehicle being overtaken should not obstruct the overtaking vehicle by...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By Warin
He was chief mechanic at Ryans for some years .....

He was chief mechanic at Ryans for some years .. they sold Montesas

I once kept up to Laurie .. he had a broken throttle cable ..
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Warin
A well indexed PDF would be good.

A well indexed PDF would be good.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By Warin
The unsprung weight has an effect on the damping...

The unsprung weight has an effect on the damping ... not on the spring strength .. to a first order at least.
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,630
Posted By Warin
Some of the BNT is; on public road (thus...

Some of the BNT is;
on public road (thus usable by registered motorcycle)

on private property
on National Park property
not suitable for a bicycle (as in too tough to be enjoyable) (the BNT...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Warin
Use HU .. search bar .. typed in Singapore and...

Use HU .. search bar .. typed in Singapore and got 10 pages of hits .. hit no 7

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/trip-paperwork/foreign-vehicle-entering-singapore-take-3923

Read it. And...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Warin
The RT models had top cases available if t=you...

The RT models had top cases available if t=you want to stick with the standard bmw key. Don't know how you'd fit that to a GS .. but there you go.
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Warin
Trust you have read HU... in particular ... ...

Trust you have read HU...

in particular ...

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/get-ready

The reports I've read say that the fees and paperwork for Singapore mean it is not worth it.. go to KL...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,541
Posted By Warin
Stepped washers would be better .. keeps the same...

Stepped washers would be better .. keeps the same sized bolt/s nuts .. easier to find replacement nut/bolts .. and the stepped washers could be welded in place latter. Oh .. and cheaper to post.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By Warin
And the earth leads .. from battery to...

And the earth leads ..

from battery to gearbox.
from main loom to frame.
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Warin
This is a double thread - as this thread has been...

This is a double thread - as this thread has been moved from another forum .. the other thread is on

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26177123#post26177123

A standard R80G/S...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By Warin
No... The trouble shooting looking at the...

No...

The trouble shooting looking at the ignition system have missed the no headlight/tail light clue.

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Clocks power won't come through the ignition switch .. so...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Warin
20 km/l at 80km/h ... on dirt. With a load -...

20 km/l at 80km/h ... on dirt. With a load - camping, food + water for a few days.

About 50 mpg at 50mph... us gallons there .. about 4.1 litres.

If the next gas stop is 500 miles away you...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,238
Posted By Warin
Do so. The sooner the better. Most...

Do so. The sooner the better.

Most 'performance' people do their timing at full advance .. and don't worry about the 'static' timing too much - they start with the static timing right, then...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-13-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,979
Posted By Warin
Mapout

For ios .. Mapout ... it won't get you your Garmin maps .. but it will get you OSM maps .. and GPX tracks, a 3d view (on a suitable device) ...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,448
Posted By Warin
I'd suggest the 'BMW technician' has a share in...

I'd suggest the 'BMW technician' has a share in the spare parts department profits. He'll probably tell you to replace the bike .. after he has shares in the new bike sales department... :puke1 Find...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,314
Posted By Warin
The early bean cans had hollow rivets on the HES....

The early bean cans had hollow rivets on the HES. Much much easier to replace than the solids. They also allowed access to the other side of the rivets .. not drilling holes to get there.


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