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Forum: Airheads Today, 05:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
This week I wanted to get the driveshaft put back...

This week I wanted to get the driveshaft put back together and the swingarm back in the bike for a measure of the travel, but before I could do that I had to make a gig to hold the driveshaft in my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,086
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Nice Ride Report:clap The big Trumpy looks...

Nice Ride Report:clap
The big Trumpy looks like it handles quite well in the sand.
Looking forward to more.:D
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,204
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Looks like you have a good amount of space there...

Looks like you have a good amount of space there Stage. A Concrete floor will make a massive difference. Luxury :D
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Pretty much both. I ground a little off the...

Pretty much both. I ground a little off the clamps and the frame plates to get as much lock as possible and beat the tank until it just clears when the clamps hit the frame. Here's the clamp on full...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Some more progress. Got some more welding done...

Some more progress. Got some more welding done today. First the top shock mount.
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/12310fcd69ad56adcb1fbb9f14fe5c2a.jpg

Then the bottom shock...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,204
Posted By Phreaky Phil
We want some pics of the engine build :D

We want some pics of the engine build :D
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
This is along similar lines to what you are...

This is along similar lines to what you are thinking. The filter sits under the seat
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/8d50779df54ca7f31aa521e862a30b49.jpg
It doesn't use the...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That is the airbox cover on this bike eh ...

That is the airbox cover on this bike eh
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/22046485ca2e80716c010f9c10cba8ba.jpg
If you came up through the tank you would have to have a cover or...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I have been thinking and playing around with...

I have been thinking and playing around with ideas to raise the intakes. I think if using the Bing carbs I need to retain the snorkles. Maybe with Delortos or other non CV carbs the airbox is not so...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I can remember seeing a pic of one with the stock...

I can remember seeing a pic of one with the stock GS plastic filter with snorkles. It had large holes for the snorkles to fit through. I only found this one on google....
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I've often wondered about the brace that bolts to...

I've often wondered about the brace that bolts to the rear of the engine and goes up to the backbone. That must stiffen things up massively but may also introduce stress to the backbone.
I think...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks for the support :D I want to keep the...

Thanks for the support :D
I want to keep the subframe a bolt on. They can get bent or crack and break on offroad / travel bikes and with bolt on its easy to make a new one
Cheers Phil
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Good question. Because. :D It came...

Good question.
Because. :D



It came from a running bike so I'm not worried about it being really bent.
I have been talking to Steve at F1 Engineering. He checked out my DR frame for me and...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I haven't had a lot of time to spend on the bike...

I haven't had a lot of time to spend on the bike this weekend but I got a couple of hours in this arvo. I got the rear shock mount built. It's taken a bit of messing around to get everything lined up...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Yes the blue line is where I saw the video of one...

Yes the blue line is where I saw the video of one break and where I think it would be weakest.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zebedee
However ... physics is physics, and the loads don't disappear...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Here's a pic of the HPN brace. ...

Here's a pic of the HPN brace.
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/643e53f9e0359643694967f51fc9f333.jpg
In my head :huh I can't figure a weak point where this brace is located. The...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I made these patterns myself. The ones that slip...

I made these patterns myself. The ones that slip up behind the flat plates from the steering head to the down tubes need to be trimmed to suit each bike to get a precise fit. Each side of mine are a...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I think they are the ones made from the plans I...

I think they are the ones made from the plans I Posted here years ago.
If any one wants to make there own, here is a link to that thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=503322
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By Phreaky Phil
August is a good time to go IMO. We started in...

August is a good time to go IMO. We started in August and finished in September. By August the temps have dropped about 5deg although it's still as hot as he'll in parts. The weather is a bit more...
Forum: New Zealand 06-14-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,041
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Ah yes, had a look on the map. We were going to...

Ah yes, had a look on the map. We were going to have a look up the end of that road at Easter but we ran short of time. Not sure if I could ride the boulder field 2 up :eek1
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Yea, I'll have to drill some holes in it to make...

Yea, I'll have to drill some holes in it to make it lighter before I weld it on :evil
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
If a Man goes Brmm Brmm Brmm in the shed a no...

If a Man goes Brmm Brmm Brmm in the shed a no woman hears him is it still wrong :rofl:rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A great day in the workshop. I had Bo from...

A great day in the workshop. I had Bo from Weldable Alloys around to stitch on my bits !
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/1e0b9ad4c27e3b2d01c0227ba7c9cbbf.jpg
First the footpeg...
Forum: New Zealand 06-12-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,041
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Awesome pics and video. The boulder field looked...

Awesome pics and video. The boulder field looked like hard work.
What valley were you in ?
Forum: New Zealand 06-11-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,521
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Those M units are the the "mut's nuts eh. Will...

Those M units are the the "mut's nuts eh.
Will be getting one once I get a bit closer to needing it. Just got to figure out where im going to mount it.
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
No one has ever mentioned scraping pegs and...

No one has ever mentioned scraping pegs and lowered pegs have been around for years. The bike will be a little taller than a stock GS. Hell, I might be able to get a toe down on the road :evil
The...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The pic of Ras's is on. GS and mine is a mono...

The pic of Ras's is on. GS and mine is a mono frame, but the stock pedal won't work. I will have to make a new one. I have been playing around with cardboard templates but need to get things welded...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Hi Ras, the platform area is 115mm x 55m. They...

Hi Ras, the platform area is 115mm x 55m. They look Huge, especially compared to stock BMW ones.
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A bit of playing putting one together :D ...

A bit of playing putting one together :D
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/3fbde45ff62b93388d5592f93ed305ed.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Footpeg "bling" turned up today. ...

Footpeg "bling" turned up today.
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/fa9de3ec630f726da0a6cb0c8d68147f.jpg
My new seat base and foam arrived on the weekend.
The frame is at the...
Forum: New Zealand 06-07-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,521
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I had to outbid you on the gear change :D also...

I had to outbid you on the gear change :D also got the airbox and associated bits.
Did think about having a crack at the subframe but I don't need another one right now
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
My waist :rofl:rofl

My waist :rofl:rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Last weekend I got some patterns made and got...

Last weekend I got some patterns made and got them to the water jet cutter Monday. They were ready today :D
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/4e9bef69499d0139ab248b6e381fa5ea.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Hi Ras, I've never ridden one with good pegs. My...

Hi Ras, I've never ridden one with good pegs. My GS has stock pegs and I have the brake pedal and gear change set up for sitting down but they are wrong for standing. And the thin pegs hurt my feet !...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Hadn't seen those ones before, they look damn...

Hadn't seen those ones before, they look damn good too. :D
Bout the same price as the Fastways. "Expensive as shit" and a whole nuther world of expensive by the time I get the down here :cry
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Hey Beemerboff, the wide dimension I am after is...

Hey Beemerboff, the wide dimension I am after is not only front to back wide but "sideways" wide so the whole boot is on the peg. Where the new mounts are, the frame is tapering in so the
Pegs need...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The brackets are from a Yamaha YZ125. Those were...

The brackets are from a Yamaha YZ125. Those were ordered from for a 2014 model but they have been the same for many years.
Fastway make Adventure pegs so will be getting a set of those as they need...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
My footpeg bracket arrived on Wednesday so using...

My footpeg bracket arrived on Wednesday so using a few G clamps this is what it will be like.
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/ab4d47677226a8eb612e0e2012279348.jpg

With the...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,085
Posted By Phreaky Phil
After some trolling on the net I found a pic that...

After some trolling on the net I found a pic that shows the shock mount on a G/S. The angled mount seems to be stock....
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