ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Rob Farmer
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 205,945
Posted By Rob Farmer
It was great to watch in the sixties (still is...

It was great to watch in the sixties (still is now)
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Rob Farmer
Nope! It doesn't fit. These are a mono g/s...

Nope! It doesn't fit.

These are a mono g/s and basic (paralever) subframes they have the angled front bracket on the front left side. The r100s subframe is very different. You can chop and re weld...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 205,945
Posted By Rob Farmer
Scambles in the 60s were on the TV every Saturday...

Scambles in the 60s were on the TV every Saturday afternoon. It had a huge following.


<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jhuZk5q0qCs" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'd have checked compression a while back. Sounds...

I'd have checked compression a while back. Sounds like you may have a duff valve.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,026
Posted By Rob Farmer
Ramanonos, Those manometers work fine and...

Ramanonos,

Those manometers work fine and are great for having in the garage. but they are very sensitive and as mentioned above it's best to set the carbs at normal operating temperatures.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
Posted By Rob Farmer
My Mono wheelied well ...

My Mono wheelied well

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/Misc/wheelie.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By Rob Farmer
I had the same failure when I was new to...

I had the same failure when I was new to airheads. The clutch arm pivot pin is held in place with a circlip, if the circlip falls off the pin rides up allowing the clutch arm to twist when it's...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rob Farmer
At $10 a gallon you better believe it :D

At $10 a gallon you better believe it :D
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rob Farmer
K Series heads and fuel injection have been a...

K Series heads and fuel injection have been a common mod on the original minis for years http://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/Shop/Parts.php?T=5&NU=10&M=40&Ct=CA&SbCt=BA_10_40_CA_70
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rob Farmer
How about a triumph with a common rail Diesel ...

How about a triumph with a common rail Diesel

http://www.dieselbike.net/triumph/DieselDavesTriumph1.jpg

Sounds a bit better than a chinese single cylinder

<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rob Farmer
Strangely enough I've been looking at the Smart...

Strangely enough I've been looking at the Smart 800cc Diesel engines (three cylinder) not with a view to building one but just out of interest.

This is a smart in an airhead
...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,229,629
Posted By Rob Farmer
Nice Pic Zengi, I was amazed how many...

Nice Pic Zengi,

I was amazed how many airheads there were in Istanbul

I parked next to the green g/s when I was in Istanbul
...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,459
Posted By Rob Farmer
There's one on eBay...

There's one on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321460226901

To be honest if you buy second hand the chances are the master cylinder and the throttle cam and twist grip are going to be worn. So you...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Rob Farmer
That looks pretty slick and well done. Nice...

That looks pretty slick and well done. Nice pictures as well.
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By Rob Farmer
It'll be fine. Its only a 1000km each way. I...

It'll be fine. Its only a 1000km each way.

I rode this to Istanbul..

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/Balkans%20and%20Turkey/P1020077.jpg

Romania on the way back...Don't...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By Rob Farmer
A cable tie round the speedo rubber and you're...

A cable tie round the speedo rubber and you're good to go.

Have a great trip
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,850
Posted By Rob Farmer
I had one of those moments as well Kev :lol3 ...

I had one of those moments as well Kev :lol3

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/100RS/Following.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,850
Posted By Rob Farmer
Oops!! Looks like he took the advice on here ...

Oops!! Looks like he took the advice on here

http://community.oldbikebarn.com/uploads/basketcase.png?55fe1f
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,850
Posted By Rob Farmer
Kev, Missed your email the other day and...

Kev,

Missed your email the other day and only spotted it this morning.

Just disconnect the regulator wires on the alternator. This will stop the alternator charging and allow you to run with...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,136
Posted By Rob Farmer
The high handlebar and screen conversion change...

The high handlebar and screen conversion change the 1100s into a very good touring machine. I wasn't keen on them until I rode one with the conversion.

I see both bikes in the picture above have...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,550
Posted By Rob Farmer
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,800
Posted By Rob Farmer
Me too. 89-90

Me too. 89-90
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,229,629
Posted By Rob Farmer
A friend of mine picked this Gem up in Hungary...

A friend of mine picked this Gem up in Hungary for a song. Genuine mileage 8500 miles

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/Tibors%20bike/Tiborsgsclocks_zps6b104424.jpg

Just needs a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'd be careful with those Hagons guys. Mine...

I'd be careful with those Hagons guys. Mine snapped off at 70Mph. Hagon were very quick to replace the shock (not that I'd ever trust a Hagon shock again) but they wanted photographs of my bike to...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By Rob Farmer
Its best to always stick with the same brand of...

Its best to always stick with the same brand of fork oil as the viscosities vary dramatically from manufacturer to manufacturer. Here's an example http://www.qemsc.com.au/documents/suspensionoils.pdf...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By Rob Farmer
How about adding "wife whining to go to Ikea" on...

How about adding "wife whining to go to Ikea" on the list? Not the loudest noise but one of the most irritating.
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By Rob Farmer
I really liked the Conti Go but the wear rate was...

I really liked the Conti Go but the wear rate was frightening. I'm coming up for a pair of tyres on my 100/7 so may give the Pilot actives a try.
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By Rob Farmer
I always find the same problem with the standard...

I always find the same problem with the standard GS front end.

The standard springs are fine but you need more preload (I hear what your saying). The plastic preload tubes fitted to the PD are...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,229,629
Posted By Rob Farmer
Fine here on my PC upside down on my Ipad and...

Fine here on my PC upside down on my Ipad and Iphone.
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Rob Farmer
So it's a 92 model year so should probably be...

So it's a 92 model year so should probably be this scheme,

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/DSCN4472_zpse22bd811.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Rob Farmer
The BMW factory year runs from September to July...

The BMW factory year runs from September to July so a 92 model could actually have been September 91. HAve you put the VIN number in realOem? to find the build date?

and the Bike below could have...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,090
Posted By Rob Farmer
Looks just fine as it is. Don't sweat the...

Looks just fine as it is.

Don't sweat the 40mm bings. I've had a US bike with 32mm carbs and it ran much better than the 40mm carbed bikes. Cleaner bottom end and stronger midrange with no...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Rob Farmer
My experience as well. I'm going to bite the...

My experience as well. I'm going to bite the bullet and buy a whole replacement seat.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,800
Posted By Rob Farmer
Plumbing suppliers sell these pipe hangers for a...

Plumbing suppliers sell these pipe hangers for a euro each. Worked a treat with my Roo bars and never blew a bulb in the five years they were fitted - not sure how the Swiss authorities would view...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,800
Posted By Rob Farmer
I've done that ride. My mate did it with me on...

I've done that ride. My mate did it with me on his Triumph Sports bike. I think he had double vision for a month - not the best roads for sports suspension :D
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,285
Posted By Rob Farmer
It will be the first new bike I've bought since...

It will be the first new bike I've bought since 1989 so a big step for me. I usually let somebody else take the initial hit and pick up a low mileage few month old bike.

It was a bit of a shock...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,285
Posted By Rob Farmer
I've got a 9t on order. Gotta wait until next...

I've got a 9t on order. Gotta wait until next March for it though. I've still yet to see one on the road.

I'm usually like you and sit back and wait to get used to new bmw models but as soon as I...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,800
Posted By Rob Farmer
Mark Manley is the man to talk to (he's on this...

Mark Manley is the man to talk to (he's on this site) in this section. Well travelled air head rider and a good friend of tiffs. He seems to run standard tanks on his bikes. Hopefully he'll post.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Rob Farmer
Original Plug leads?

Original Plug leads?
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,229,629
Posted By Rob Farmer
Air cooled with BMW panniers ...

Air cooled with BMW panniers

http://cdn.tiffanystravels.co.uk/sites/tiffanystravels.co.uk/files/images/Camel%20&%20panniers.preview.jpg

(pinched if off Tiffs site)
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014