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Forum: 2 smokers 01-02-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,800
Posted By Welshman
There is one near me, original paint in that same...

There is one near me, original paint in that same green, wire wheels original exhausts not restored original.. the climate here is great for old vehicles (as long as they are out of the sun). :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
100% correct, the relief is to stop cracking like...

100% correct, the relief is to stop cracking like this :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
I have the same book, and no back up to support...

I have the same book, and no back up to support my statement.. so apologies, so take it or leave it...:D:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
:D for info I believe BMW now say 15Nm not 7Nm

:D for info I believe BMW now say 15Nm not 7Nm
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
Thats the adjustable pin, the fixed pin is 160Nm...

Thats the adjustable pin, the fixed pin is 160Nm in my manual :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
Also just joking, and the Tulsa crowd are a lot...

Also just joking, and the Tulsa crowd are a lot more pleasant to deal with than some of the other international set ups.
I was in Colorado Springs a couple of years ago, must say I liked it, it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
Lets just say, we had a 4 month postal strike and...

Lets just say, we had a 4 month postal strike and it will take about 6 months to clear the backlog... its Darkest Afrika....:rofl

But I have been to the highlights of your Country... our Corp has...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
Yes exactly what I need, but am on the otherside...

Yes exactly what I need, but am on the otherside of the world with a dysfunctional postal system :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,042
Posted By Welshman
Never seen this before, cracked straight...

Never seen this before, cracked straight through.... but it has a history... a couple of years ago, I did a quick gearbox rebuild prior to a 1,200 mile long weekend trip (and didn't torque the fixed...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Welshman
What they said, but with standing and fuel...

What they said, but with standing and fuel suspicions I would be planning a fuel filter change, if you want a quick fix try the fuel additives to eliminate water ? :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Welshman
:rofl:huh:rofl:rofl

:rofl:huh:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Welshman
Check and clean the spade connections to the bulb...

Check and clean the spade connections to the bulb holders, also check the bulb rating, the required rating is different to a lot of car bulbs, that fit but don't work correctly.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Welshman
Honda CX500 Turbo

Sorry guys could be in the wrong section, but I thought I would post the pic here anyway, this CX500 Turbo rocked up outside my local bar today, he was off for a haircut, but I was surprised at how...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-15-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,418
Posted By Welshman
I think the green and white six day replicas came...

I think the green and white six day replicas came standard with that bodywork....:1drinkhttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8058/8287709997_6ba55fd0b9_z.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 503,344
Posted By Welshman
And my baby loaded for bear in Lesotho, not the...

And my baby loaded for bear in Lesotho, not the greatest place to carry 5 litres of extra gas but the boys insisted I carry it after almost running out 3 times on our previous trip, high speed...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 503,344
Posted By Welshman
These are shots from our 1150 get together, 30...

These are shots from our 1150 get together, 30 GS's and 27 GSA's we let some 1100's and R80's attend as well:D Beestkrall station in the Northwest :1drink
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Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-13-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Welshman
Have a llok on Wild Dogs as 3 dog recommended,...

Have a llok on Wild Dogs as 3 dog recommended, guys do organised tours it might be a good option if you are unfamiliar with the area. :D
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-13-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Welshman
Its a big place, where are you going...

Its a big place, where are you going specifically? Jo,burg?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,865
Posted By Welshman
A friend had a 500cc triumph twin "trophy" which...

A friend had a 500cc triumph twin "trophy" which had that same purple :D
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,252
Posted By Welshman
My pub owner is busy with this one, it is a 1969...

My pub owner is busy with this one, it is a 1969 750S with original high pipes.... in a bunch of boxes, stripped for a renovation 20 odd years ago which never happened, sorry if pics do not show...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By Welshman
Sorry the 2003 got me, I usually assume anything...

Sorry the 2003 got me, I usually assume anything later than 2002 is twin spark, the main coil seldom goes so I am thinking HES, usually just the wiring. but if you have been pulling plugs check you...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By Welshman
I would say your coil sticks are shot, but should...

I would say your coil sticks are shot, but should still run on the secondary plugs so I am heading to Hall sensor maybe and coil sticks :cry:cry
Forum: Africa & Mid East 08-10-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Welshman
Ted go to the Wilddogs forum you will get answers...

Ted go to the Wilddogs forum you will get answers from locals there. Welsh
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,229
Posted By Welshman
Love the BB's they were not an option here only...

Love the BB's they were not an option here only the silver ones imported (2 0r 3 private imports got here) mine isnt a real one, previous owner had an off and repainted in the best colours... :D
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,402
Posted By Welshman
Me it was intermediate shaft bearings, but since...

Me it was intermediate shaft bearings, but since I was in there, all new bearings and seals they are over the counter here but maybe not for you in imperialistan, cost me about $70 for the lot :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,402
Posted By Welshman
Had exactly the same problem, someone on here...

Had exactly the same problem, someone on here said "Use more heat" so I did, particularly where the intermediate shaft bearing is and gave it a good smack with a soft mallet on the casing and out she...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,402
Posted By Welshman
if you are reasonable with wrenching its not...

if you are reasonable with wrenching its not difficult to do a bearing change in that box...:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,402
Posted By Welshman
Sounds like gearbox intermediate shaft bearings,...

Sounds like gearbox intermediate shaft bearings, the fact it goes quiet when clutch pulled in is what mine did. I would try to change bearings before it disintegates as it can go from a minor job to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By Welshman
I rode the N14 across the southern Kalahari...

I rode the N14 across the southern Kalahari straight as a die, no corners, no hills, no nothing, all the big car manufacturers do their high altitude high speed testing there, we sat at 100mph with a...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,676
Posted By Welshman
They work in dry warm conditions, forget them in...

They work in dry warm conditions, forget them in cold damp greasy unless they have changed the compound significantly!!!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,979
Posted By Welshman
I greased mine, it was good, then it stuck again,...

I greased mine, it was good, then it stuck again, greased it again......... eventually then I CLEANED it in detail, light lube never given issues since, over lubing with sticky grease is a bad idea:D
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,432
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Views: 323,027
Posted By Welshman
I was having a beer with the boys in our lounge,...

I was having a beer with the boys in our lounge, it had a plate glass window 12 ft x 9 ft I guess, when Moderfontein dynamite factory went up in 1981, we were about a mile and a half 2 miles away...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Welshman
90% chance...

90% chance...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,690
Posted By Welshman
Why bother, box it up and go look for a good...

Why bother, box it up and go look for a good small block to put in, gonna be cheaper :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Welshman
The lugs on the loop that supports the "cockpit"...

The lugs on the loop that supports the "cockpit" often crack and break off, an easy repair..

The indicators, I use two thin locknuts back to back and lock them against each other, tried loktite...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By Welshman
2 Questions are you talking to BMW suppliers or...

2 Questions are you talking to BMW suppliers or bearing suppliers? Secondly my numbers were converted to a $ using a 2012 exchange rate of about R7:1$ current is about 10:1 or more plus 15% inflation...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By Welshman
No guarantee on the bearings, mine were Polish...

No guarantee on the bearings, mine were Polish made NSK's, originals were english in a german gearbox, buy the best you can find go reputable dealer first, gearbox seals I would prefer OEM if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,559
Posted By Welshman
What dogs are you running???? I have a pair of...

What dogs are you running???? I have a pair of large dogs, my 1 year old Great Dane is about 165 lbs and no fat, still growing:1drink
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,731
Views: 266,255
Posted By Welshman
On behalf of the Oilhead section of the Wilddog...

On behalf of the Oilhead section of the Wilddog forum, RIP Madiba you will be missed,,:cry
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 615,214
Posted By Welshman
A titanium pressure vessel went up in a fab shop...

A titanium pressure vessel went up in a fab shop on a plant near us, it had not been cleaned 100% so a minor "bang" when they cut it, took out the gas and air lines, it now fed the fire, the titanium...
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