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Forum: Airheads 07-02-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Wossname pistons. Lovely. :lol

Wossname pistons. Lovely. :lol
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,903
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Isn't that just a matter of putting a different...

Isn't that just a matter of putting a different screw in?
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Hardheads, someone on adv sells them. They're...

Hardheads, someone on adv sells them. They're nice.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Well one thing stands out, the red shroud around...

Well one thing stands out, the red shroud around the clocks definitely isn't standard for a red/white PD. I think the red low fender isn't either, and the black roo bar would be red on a red/white...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,131
Posted By Screaming Chicken
I can second that... For long days I'll still...

I can second that... For long days I'll still want a sheepskin on there if only for the texture, but it's the best seat I've had on the GS.
Forum: Photos 06-29-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 80,078
Posted By Screaming Chicken
More mountains ...

More mountains

http://rubberchicken.nl/foto/NZ/IMG_1346.JPG
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Oh, and if you have the stock exhaust you can...

Oh, and if you have the stock exhaust you can mount one underneath, inside the pannier rack:

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/gs-tooltube3.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Screaming Chicken
There's always one worse... ...

There's always one worse...

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/swiss-bike-overloaded.jpg

Even before we'd have to resort to packing Asia-style on a C90. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,822
Posted By Screaming Chicken
That alone would be a valid reason to try this......

That alone would be a valid reason to try this...

Hmm must experiment. ;-)
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,822
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Didn't you also try a stack of two airfilters at...

Didn't you also try a stack of two airfilters at some point Prutser? How did that work out? (Other than being a bit cramped under the top tube I suppose. ;-))
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,822
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Motoren Israel indeed. Though I can't find them...

Motoren Israel indeed. Though I can't find them on their website.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,822
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Would go better with those round airfilter on a...

Would go better with those round airfilter on a plate kits, then? The stock airbox cover with the cones does look like a huge fuss to thread through that plate.
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,903
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Prutser by the looks of it.

Prutser by the looks of it.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Isn't that just the G/S or something? It changed...

Isn't that just the G/S or something? It changed somewhere along the years, anyway. My '92 takes a regular socket on the swingarm pivots.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,903
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Here's a picture of a GS with a DRZ fork. :-) ...

Here's a picture of a GS with a DRZ fork. :-)

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/20/f33537eb3b9ddf080df95b6103db7b5c.jpg

(And yes, a bird shat on my seat. Flying bastards.)
Forum: Photos 06-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 80,078
Posted By Screaming Chicken
http://rubberchicken.nl/foto/NZ/IMG_1460.JPG

http://rubberchicken.nl/foto/NZ/IMG_1460.JPG
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Indeed. If my threads are damaged sure I can...

Indeed.

If my threads are damaged sure I can get them fixed, but the heads have to come off and be sent away and the next time the threads might get damaged again.

Putting these on is a piece...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,822
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Yeah Prutser mentioned that, though he seems to...

Yeah Prutser mentioned that, though he seems to do stuff with airheads that they really weren't designed for. :-)

I haven't run into ground clearance issues yet with the SWT pegs on a std para GS....
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Screaming Chicken
+1 on the fenderbrace. Looks like the...

+1 on the fenderbrace.

Looks like the pre-whenever version uses some sort of bolts with thread on each side of the head so the same bolt is used to mount the brace to the legs and to mount the...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,210
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Loctite, yeah. I've had the wheel side back out a...

Loctite, yeah. I've had the wheel side back out a fair bit once, and one only needs to see this once to get the hint:

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/boutje.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By Screaming Chicken
The weak front brake is an easy fix though. ...

The weak front brake is an easy fix though.

Either fit a modified 4 pot Brembo off an 1100 (who was it that sold them on here?) or a 320mm conversion kit. Or both. I can assure you that this is...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,210
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Easiest way is indeed to bolt FD and swingarm...

Easiest way is indeed to bolt FD and swingarm together, upend the lot to drop the shaft in and then bolt it all onto the bike. Use a strap to line it up and pop the rubber wossname onto the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,109
Posted By Screaming Chicken
No idea about turns out, my dommie's been gone a...

No idea about turns out, my dommie's been gone a few years. I put in the 50 because the 48 fell out before I reached the optimal setting. :-)

I didn't do Dave's mods as such. The bike eventually...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,109
Posted By Screaming Chicken
I'm thinking, if it only stalls out occasionally...

I'm thinking, if it only stalls out occasionally at idle on a cold air-cooled carburetted engine, it's probably running a bit rich. :lol3

Seriously though, don't do that thing where you let it...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,131
Posted By Screaming Chicken
You make it look so easy. :-) It's racks...

You make it look so easy. :-)

It's racks like that that nearly make me regret having the big PD tank on. Nearly.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,131
Posted By Screaming Chicken
For 100-110 the normal 5th is fine indeed. For...

For 100-110 the normal 5th is fine indeed. For 120-130 speed limits I'm very happy with the taller one.
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,664
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Usually around 420-430 km. Should be more...

Usually around 420-430 km.

Should be more than 500 km in it, I've gone as far as 485 but I haven't run this tank dry yet. :-)
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 1,119,109
Posted By Screaming Chicken
UK and Oz are leftdriveistan though. Germany...

UK and Oz are leftdriveistan though. Germany perhaps? I don't know offhand if the headlight is the same on the later models.
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Indeed. The magnets tank bag used to work fine on...

Indeed. The magnets tank bag used to work fine on the metal 24 liter tank, then I bought this plastic PD tank on ebay and went oh, right. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Cool, somebody else does that too. :D I put...

Cool, somebody else does that too. :D

I put quick disconnects on the back of the (cheap, Lidl) bag and a loop under the front of the bag that goes around the gas cap. The other ends of the quick...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,240
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Man that collector box looks thin. I've thrown...

Man that collector box looks thin. I've thrown out better looking ones as unsalvageable.

And yes, they all rust there. And on the bottom. And around the exhaust pipe...

Be careful which Y pipe...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Screaming Chicken
I found the stock BMW rack just a bit weedy when...

I found the stock BMW rack just a bit weedy when loaded with aluminium boxes and camping gear. It does ok on roads but it would feel a bit wobbly on vigorous cornering.

Replaced it with the TT...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Odd. ;-) It shouldn't have a reason to slide...

Odd. ;-)

It shouldn't have a reason to slide anyway and if it does, I'd probably rather have it slide than catch and fold in (and have the bike fall over). If there's any slope at all I'll park it...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Yes, that! Alternatively, one of Carl the Flying...

Yes, that! Alternatively, one of Carl the Flying Teapot though shipping makes that even more pricey.

The stock stand is pretty weedy and prone to bending, the crashbar it's mounted to somtimes...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,051
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Yes, watch out for whether the GS subframe/fender...

Yes, watch out for whether the GS subframe/fender is compatible with the G/S-ST rear wheel and swingarm. :evil
AFAIK the GS para swingarm is longer than the mono meaning the wheel and fender won't...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Are we talking about the same thing? The PC680 is...

Are we talking about the same thing? The PC680 is only smallish compared to the stock BMW boat anchor. It's still a big ole lump to try to hide anywhere...

And it'll crank a Bosch no problem. My...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,240
Posted By Screaming Chicken
The roo bars are clamped down there (just like...

The roo bars are clamped down there (just like the engine guards) so that shouldn't make a difference. The only place the roo bar bolts to the frame is in the middle, to the steering head.
Forum: Photos 04-17-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,988
Posted By Screaming Chicken
We've made some more of it. :lol3

We've made some more of it. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,626
Posted By Screaming Chicken
My one HE disc warped too, badly, within 10.000...

My one HE disc warped too, badly, within 10.000 km of putting it on.

Replaced with a custom made floating disc on the HE adapters. :-)

http://rubberchicken.nl/pics/newdisc-gs.jpg

This pic is...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Screaming Chicken
Note that the demonstrated angle in the video...

Note that the demonstrated angle in the video would be quite extreme for a paralever, so the effect will be a lot less pronounced and harder to spot with the bike on the centerstand.
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