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Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Malindi
Speedhut.com might have something. And the...

Speedhut.com might have something. And the motogadget stuff .... wow, is that ever nice...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Malindi
Excellent!!! Thanks so much, will read in detail...

Excellent!!! Thanks so much, will read in detail tonight :clap
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Malindi
Acewell, Speedhut ... others?

Greetings ... I have an R80G/S with a dead tach and am debating replacing it (and m bicycle speedo that has done speed/distance for the last 10 years ...) with a decent combo unit like an Acewell or...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Malindi
Some pics from the tech day. There was an R27 or...

Some pics from the tech day. There was an R27 or some such as well, but it was being worked on. Great tech day ...

Stephen brought his braces store:...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Malindi
Tomorrow, maybe, as they say in Mexico ... :-)

Tomorrow, maybe, as they say in Mexico ... :-)
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Malindi
Well, I didn't make it to your mango trees in...

Well, I didn't make it to your mango trees in Mexico, so come say hello.
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Malindi
Tech Day - Machias, WA - Oct 4th

If you want to participate, email ToasterTan to get vetted. The event is at someone's house who is pretty private and won't advertise his address. ToasterTan is the gate keeper.

I'll be there on...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By Malindi
Damn... missed this

Damn... missed this
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,903
Posted By Malindi
Yikes ... Indeed, a tear down and lots of...

Yikes ... Indeed, a tear down and lots of replacement parts etc. fuck me.... Might be cheaper and less hassle / more secure to get a new block.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 367,940
Posted By Malindi
Spray it with Simple Green. Let sit overnight....

Spray it with Simple Green. Let sit overnight. Spray more Simple Green and brush off with sponge and warm water.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 269,461
Posted By Malindi
I used Venhill cables in the past. Here's what my...

I used Venhill cables in the past. Here's what my experience was:
Snapped two clutch cables in 10 years, never snapped a BMW clutch cable
Carb synching is a b*tch with the Venhill cables. BMW...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 367,940
Posted By Malindi
Looks perfect! Nothing wrong with it!

Looks perfect! Nothing wrong with it!
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 367,940
Posted By Malindi
:lol3 I get it now. But then my bike looks...

:lol3

I get it now. But then my bike looks nothing like stock:

http://www.nohorizons.net/Countries/Pakistan/Pictures/20060814_Pakistan%20-%20Baluchistan_001_small.JPG
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 367,940
Posted By Malindi
I must be doing something different ... I just...

I must be doing something different ... I just got stock 1/4 inch fuel line and re-routed it behind the tranny as well. That was back in 2002.... Haven't needed to replace it. Nor do I replace the...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Malindi
Aha ... will ping him, thanks

Aha ... will ping him, thanks
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Malindi
An electronic tach ... not the speedo...

An electronic tach ... not the speedo...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Malindi
Thanks! Since ordered and long ago installed...

Thanks! Since ordered and long ago installed after some phone help from your colleagues.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Malindi
After-market pod mounted tach options for an R80G/S

Greetings all,

I haven't kept up with all the new options as to tachs etc. for an R80G/S. Is there a decent VDO equivalent that I can house in the stock tach housing, or maybe a better option all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Malindi
Shipping within Canada is a bitch .... I'll wait...

Shipping within Canada is a bitch .... I'll wait till April 25th and buy a host of other toys at the same time then.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Malindi
Mo betta yet ... ...

Mo betta yet ...

http://www.gpscity.ca/ram-mount-octagon-button-belt-clip.html
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Malindi
Ah! Most excellent .. thanks!

Ah! Most excellent .. thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Malindi
60csx attachment "button"

I have a 60csx that has a worn attachment "button" which is screwed in the back of the unit. Picture:
http://berettaconsulting.com/other/round.jpg

Garmin does not list it as a spare part and GPS...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Malindi
It's not just the threads, but also the area...

It's not just the threads, but also the area where the races sit. If those are coated, they are a bitch to clean up.
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By Malindi
You have an oilhead and are looking for sympathy...

You have an oilhead and are looking for sympathy in an Airheads thread ... :eek1
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,530
Posted By Malindi
I just installed the 11 ribbed rubber boots on my...

I just installed the 11 ribbed rubber boots on my G/S. The standard G/S gaiters are too flimsy and crack the edges after a few years. I've gone through 2 sets since 2006. My RT has rubber gaiters...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,915
Posted By Malindi
Hmmm.... I just read the entire thread and like...

Hmmm.... I just read the entire thread and like Hardware Girl, was above to send payment ... I guess not.
I have 2 Enduralast charging systems and had some bizarre issues...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 367,940
Posted By Malindi
The 11 ribbed rubber gaiters used on non-G/S...

The 11 ribbed rubber gaiters used on non-G/S bikes work quite well on G/S bikes. You don't need the plastic rings on top of the forks for those boots. One trick to align the breather holes on top of...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Malindi
But it sounds as if either the 13 or 11 rib...

But it sounds as if either the 13 or 11 rib rubber ones will work? Which is what I am after...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Malindi
Anton, The ones I mentioned are not listed...

Anton,

The ones I mentioned are not listed to be for G/S forks. Here is there 11 fold version:

http://www.motoren-israel.com/images/product_images/info_images/3142908_1.jpg

for R60/6, 75/6,...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Malindi
Motoren Israel lists 13 fold rubber boots...

Motoren Israel lists 13 fold rubber boots (Art.-Nr.: 3142115). Would these be better for a G/S? I like the thick rubber and I've already split two sets of stock sets on the G/S in the last 10 years.
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
On the photo front ... I started out with a Nikon...

On the photo front ... I started out with a Nikon D700 and a 24-70 f2.8 plus a 105 f2.8. That proved too little and somewhere along the line, when I was back in Canada for a week, I messed the kit...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,346
Posted By Malindi
Just started it by pressing in place manually,...

Just started it by pressing in place manually, then slight tapping with a hammer and a block of wood. Slowly does it.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Phew .. loads of ways to answer this. I flew to...

Phew .. loads of ways to answer this. I flew to Nairobi on a whim, back in 1991, and from that time I knew I was hooked and wanted to travel more. I've never been a white picket fence/dog/wife/kid...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
LOL, yes ... what can I say... :lol3 Not...

LOL, yes ... what can I say... :lol3

Not sure about the landcruiser. More something along the lines of this: http://www.stealthsprinter.com/
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Thanks for taking the time to read it all. I...

Thanks for taking the time to read it all. I should do that too one of these days ... You forget things so quickly and so much gets compressed into two years on the road.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Thanks :clap

Thanks :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Oh it's been replaced with something a lot more...

Oh it's been replaced with something a lot more fun .... :D
And it's just THIS trip that has ended. When Christina was here, we toured around on the G/S as far as we could sans luggage. We may do...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Hi John :wave Thanks for the 5 stars. Yeah,...

Hi John :wave

Thanks for the 5 stars. Yeah, not doing much anymore around ABC membership or Airmail, so I'm a tad off the radar there. Hope to run into you someday though.

Cheers,
Kevin
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 52,541
Posted By Malindi
Thanks Ronin. If you want some pointers for SEA,...

Thanks Ronin. If you want some pointers for SEA, drop me a PM or email. Also, my page here http://www.nohorizons.net/2012/countries.html has all the GDB files in case you are using Garmin Mapsource...
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