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Forum: New Zealand Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 119,272
Posted By Padmei
Those old tigers hold their price pretty well to...

Those old tigers hold their price pretty well to compared to the newer gen ones. I really disliked their shape & style when they came out but funny how ones taste evolves as one matures.
You don't...
Forum: New Zealand 12-16-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
http://images.wemoto.com/full/BRAKE_DISC_SIFAM/100...

http://images.wemoto.com/full/BRAKE_DISC_SIFAM/10015451.jpg
http://www.wemoto.com/bikes/bmw/r_80_gs/88-93/picture/disc_front_kyoto/
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,193
Posted By Padmei
Ok since we're all baring our souls SS.......

Ok since we're all baring our souls

SS.... I'm your father
Forum: New Zealand 12-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,012
Posted By Padmei
Been thinking about this. I prob spent the same...

Been thinking about this. I prob spent the same amount of time tho prob not the money fixing things on the new KLR I had. You gotta remember we ride hard down here- OK maybe not hard but definitely...
Forum: New Zealand 12-16-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Wow that was quick. Take it into the lab & see...

Wow that was quick.
Take it into the lab & see what you reckon. I'll be standing over your shoulder (figuratively) eating choccy fish.
Forum: New Zealand 12-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
The last few days have been the only nice ones...

The last few days have been the only nice ones for a long time. Been exceedingly windy.
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,012
Posted By Padmei
If I was to do it again I'd be lining up for one...

If I was to do it again I'd be lining up for one of those Nitrons. By all accounts they seem good & economical. Either that or the cheaper end Wilbers/ohlins.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By Padmei
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m245/eldomike/1...

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m245/eldomike/1975%20BMW%20R90S/SAM_2292_zpsd973845b.jpg (http://s106.photobucket.com/user/eldomike/media/1975%20BMW%20R90S/SAM_2292_zpsd973845b.jpg.html)

...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Got the bike back on the road & wondered where I...

Got the bike back on the road & wondered where I should ride this avo.
Hori Bay. Again? Why?
Well to me Hori bay is like going to get Indian takeaways - even tho there are many delicious different...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 119,272
Posted By Padmei
Looks suspiciously like you overran that corner &...

Looks suspiciously like you overran that corner & just decided to stop the bike & take a photo like you meant to do it.

That horse is way too big for Bart to ride. He only gets one chance a year...
Forum: New Zealand 12-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
I remember that happening. I was actually...

I remember that happening.
I was actually thinking how much one of those original crates shown in the vid would be worth now:D

I think the test rider would prob have the least boring job in the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-13-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Things are going well. Should have Berlinas box...

Things are going well. Should have Berlinas box in & ready for a jaunt this avo:clap

In the meantime check out this vid I borrows from the Poms site. I can't embed it.
...
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
You know that is one of the most wisest things I...

You know that is one of the most wisest things I have heard for a long time.



Everything on the outside of the box seems good. Berlinas box was perfectly fine to ride & the symptoms are the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,168
Posted By Padmei
I like those new retro Guzzis but crikey I feel...

I like those new retro Guzzis but crikey I feel like I'm in Lilliputt when I sit on one. Those V7s are tiny
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
I've started doing the local sea swims again this...

I've started doing the local sea swims again this season after a long absence from participating in such pastimes.

The Thursday night events have become increasingly popular over the last few...
Forum: New Zealand 12-12-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 119,272
Posted By Padmei
Great stuff Mark. You're a lucky man

Great stuff Mark. You're a lucky man
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 67,500
Posted By Padmei
Warehouse $20 plastic jacket. Works but no cool...

Warehouse $20 plastic jacket. Works but no cool labels/ materials
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,012
Posted By Padmei
No believe it or not violin pegs are in vogue now...

No believe it or not violin pegs are in vogue now on airhead carbs - Shitting you not!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1024970

I suspect Woodmans one would have had the gen 1 wooden...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,012
Posted By Padmei
Forgot to add - take the KLR next time.

Forgot to add - take the KLR next time.
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,859
Posted By Padmei
Don't mention gorse or you'll get Nordie over...

Don't mention gorse or you'll get Nordie over there.
Must be getting a bit dry over there now for forest riding? I reckon they'll close the forests over here soon.
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Nah me neither. The roughish UJ isn't any worse...

Nah me neither. The roughish UJ isn't any worse in the last few months either.
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,012
Posted By Padmei
Swap plug leads then try the individual carb...

Swap plug leads then try the individual carb revving again. I would have thought from the sounds of it it would have been the diaghram but you checked.
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Why heeello:evil On Sat I put the box in &...

Why heeello:evil

On Sat I put the box in & went for a 5 min ride to warm the engine oil up before flushing & oil change & filter. By the time I finished i was so sick of working on it I took the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
If you were closer I'd lean over & kiss you

If you were closer I'd lean over & kiss you
Forum: New Zealand 12-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 18,992
Posted By Padmei
So this chick at countdown sounds nice- any pics?...

So this chick at countdown sounds nice- any pics?

Actually forget about that chances are prob high it would be a family member:brow
Forum: New Zealand 12-05-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Thanks but I'll see how I go. I buttoned up the...

Thanks but I'll see how I go. I buttoned up the gearbox last night & will swap them today. It moves quite smoothly- much more smoothlier than the last time it was closed up.

I've been doing a bit...
Forum: New Zealand 12-04-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Speaking of tapered bearings. Any of yous guys...

Speaking of tapered bearings. Any of yous guys replaced the rear bearing in the driveshaft before? At the last wof my mech mentioned it had movement.

I don't like the whole driveshaft thing....
Forum: New Zealand 12-04-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,859
Posted By Padmei
Tinted windows - making the boy racers take them...

Tinted windows - making the boy racers take them off the front door windows of imports - it was news maybe a long time ago. carry on - it looks good
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 27,134
Posted By Padmei
well you got the mongrel part right:D

well you got the mongrel part right:D
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Well I should have sent the bloody thing to you...

Well I should have sent the bloody thing to you in the first place. :freaky

I can't understand tho why such an exact measurement is so important. Surely they heat & expand etc & there aren't tiny...
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 27,134
Posted By Padmei
There are three good looking things in this photo...

There are three good looking things in this photo & one not.
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,859
Posted By Padmei
Isn't there a new law about tints?

Isn't there a new law about tints?
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 20,806
Posted By Padmei
She is now sold. Will be picked up in Feb by new...

She is now sold. Will be picked up in Feb by new owner.
Forum: New Zealand 12-03-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Cheers Swarfie for that. After running the...

Cheers Swarfie for that.
After running the numbers thru the spreadsheet (that kinda sounds like I know what I'm doing aye) I found Nutso was right with some numbers - I am going back down to the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Yeah something is going wrong here. I get the...

Yeah something is going wrong here. I get the bearing is standing proud of the case according to my calcs - not that I am good at maths. Fuck knows really where I go from here.
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
http://i710.photobucket.com/albums/ww103/padmei_cr...

http://i710.photobucket.com/albums/ww103/padmei_crayfish/17112012043.jpg

Here's from the last time it was opened.

Engineers measurements are 15.22mm, 15.84mm, 15.37mm,
correspondingly ...
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
Oh don't tell me that. I'll have to go & check...

Oh don't tell me that. I'll have to go & check now.
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
All the measurements were for shims needed. The...

All the measurements were for shims needed. The eng took into account the gasket & oil baffle. One of them has always had a higher measurement - not sure why. I have a selection of shims however...
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By Padmei
I've noticed a few good alternative parts coming...

I've noticed a few good alternative parts coming in for airheads over the 4 years I have had Schmidt. The rebuidable driveshafts now into gen 2, various charging systems, larger range in shocks, the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,175
Posted By Padmei
I was looking on trademe last nite for some...

I was looking on trademe last nite for some tyres. A set of near new Dunlop D606s came up as the only items in the search. They were in Nelson even. Jumped on tonite to see they were sold for bloody...
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