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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:41 PM
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Views: 86,557
Posted By igormortis
Yeeeeaaah!

Yeeeeaaah!
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,730
Posted By igormortis
Did that too! But in reality, it's incredible how...

Did that too! But in reality, it's incredible how close you always are to a helping hand. Unless you choose to go into actual wilderness.

The biggest potential failure of our big trip would've...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,730
Posted By igormortis
What's everyone so scared of?

What's everyone so scared of?
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 03:28 PM
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Views: 86,557
Posted By igormortis
It's gotta be this. Warm the oil somehow? Or...

It's gotta be this. Warm the oil somehow?

Or fuel could be condensing in the carbs?

Wrap the engine in towels then pour hot water on them?
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,266
Posted By igormortis
Ahh, so you haven't done the swingarm pivot...

Ahh, so you haven't done the swingarm pivot plates yet?
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,266
Posted By igormortis
Like, I dunno, a paralever? :D

Like, I dunno, a paralever? :D
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By igormortis
Hi Dirk, Did you receive my email about...

Hi Dirk,

Did you receive my email about this? What is the best way to get in touch?

Igor
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,266
Posted By igormortis
Bugger. What if you fit parts with German TÜV...

Bugger. What if you fit parts with German TÜV approval - is that recognised in Denmark?
Forum: New Zealand 02-28-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 168,249
Posted By igormortis
Moorespeed exhaust? ...

Moorespeed exhaust?



http://www.moorespeed.co.uk/Content/Images/Level3-Pages/BMW/Exhaust/Moorespeed-BMW-GS-muffler.jpg

The air filter looks like a Moorespeed item too, so I suspect there's...
Forum: New Zealand 02-28-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By igormortis
:evil Yeah - gotta do something about that...

:evil

Yeah - gotta do something about that seat. I'll try the screen out, at least - but I'm almost certain that we'll get rid of it. I'll give you first dibs if it goes.



Time frame is...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By igormortis
Only if you plan to ever sell it.

Only if you plan to ever sell it.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,266
Posted By igormortis
And I was just gonna ask you about yours. ...

And I was just gonna ask you about yours.

That's shocking about the flex! I would have been less surprised if you were talking about one with 100mm extension. How does a paralever compare, then?...
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
I dunno if you'd be much better off power-wise. I...

I dunno if you'd be much better off power-wise. I think there may be a slight torque increase. The 80GS has a lower geared final drive, but I believe that the 17 inch rear might bring you back to...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,266
Posted By igormortis
I was of the belief that the paralever was 50mm...

I was of the belief that the paralever was 50mm longer. Am I mistaken?
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 10:53 AM
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Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
I would say that price is just about right.

I would say that price is just about right.
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 10:52 AM
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Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
Around 18L, from memory. Should be getting...

Around 18L, from memory. Should be getting between 15-18km per litre.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By igormortis
This one's on an R100R, so presumably it'll fit...

This one's on an R100R, so presumably it'll fit the GS also. I only have the pic right now, so no further details than that, sorry.

http://trademe.tmcdn.co.nz/photoserver/full/362445218.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By igormortis
Yeah, that would be me.

Yeah, that would be me.
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By igormortis
Damn you, Phil! I dunno about deeper pockets......

Damn you, Phil! I dunno about deeper pockets... but I've been looking over here for a while, and fashion being what it is - you can't get anything like that for the same money. Now that we have a new...
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
Nice! Didn't I give you that new headlight?

Nice!

Didn't I give you that new headlight?
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
I've used those featherlight cables for ages, and...

I've used those featherlight cables for ages, and generally been happy with them. But recently I was told to try genuine BMW cables, and that they would be a marked improvement. Haven't done that...
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 72,403
Posted By igormortis
http://thedatsuns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/4...

http://thedatsuns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/400x400xThe-Datsuns-Deep-Sleep-Cover-400x400.jpg.pagespeed.ic.axq-VAwF0g.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By igormortis
http://static.nme.com/images/blog/2012PrincePurple...

http://static.nme.com/images/blog/2012PrincePurpleRainMoviePress051212.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By igormortis
Empty Van/Trailer Going North?

Hi all. Just purchased a bike in Wellington - well Upper Hutt to be specific. We're still in the UK and need to organise transport to Cambridge. Can anyone help?

Cheers,

Igor
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By igormortis
Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, Prutser!

Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, Prutser!
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By igormortis
Headlight Ears

Does anyone know the dimensions of the mono - and earlier, I suppose - headlight ears?

I wanna know if they'll fit over R100GS fork tubes, and between the triple clamps. I would expect at least...
Forum: New Zealand 02-22-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 02-17-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 36,062
Posted By igormortis
These ones?335712

These ones?335712
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By igormortis
Mine broke exactly like that. The mounting bolts...

Mine broke exactly like that. The mounting bolts had vibrated loose over many kilometers of rough road, so I suspect that it cracked due to no longer being well supported. I also found that the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,900
Posted By igormortis
I'm still happy that I put a disk on the rear for...

I'm still happy that I put a disk on the rear for our two-up trip.

But now that we may be getting our own bikes, I'm thinking about "downgrading" to drums again.

Anyway - thanks for posting...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,245
Posted By igormortis
I don't believe so. You'll still have all the...

I don't believe so. You'll still have all the same functionality.

The M-button is just to simplify wiring. It consolidates all the wiring to one single wire - carrying a digital signal to the...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,222
Posted By igormortis
Nooo... then everyone will want one and they'll...

Nooo... then everyone will want one and they'll never have time to ride!
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 86,557
Posted By igormortis
It's thinking about ALL THE THINGS simultaneously...

It's thinking about ALL THE THINGS simultaneously rather than just one at a time. Mathematically, it'll take longer I guess. Keep posting and hopefully the hive mind will sort it out.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 86,557
Posted By igormortis
Stupid question - why can't you use the throttle...

Stupid question - why can't you use the throttle tube/housing from the (RS) parts bike?
Forum: New Zealand 02-12-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 168,249
Posted By igormortis
Summer to summer is the current thinking. We're...

Summer to summer is the current thinking. We're gonna try some small trips while we're still here, but at the moment we need to squeeze them into small gaps in the rat race.

Next big trip would...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,913
Posted By igormortis
Compared to the bike, the show sounds lame. I'm...

Compared to the bike, the show sounds lame. I'm not at all familiar with it - can someone please enlighten me to the format? Sounds like some kind of, dare I say, "build-off" with a race/track...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,726
Posted By igormortis
Hi Lorne, can't recall reading anything about a...

Hi Lorne, can't recall reading anything about a knock sensor in this thread, but I may have missed it. I do recall someone musing that perhaps our engines are too "noisy" to make effective use of...
Forum: New Zealand 02-11-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 168,249
Posted By igormortis
Touring home was one of the plans. But the...

Touring home was one of the plans. But the practicalities of saving in London don't really lend themselves to that option.

We're thinking of coming home for a bit to save for the next part of the...
Forum: New Zealand 02-11-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 168,249
Posted By igormortis
Well, didn't I just leave town before I'd seen...

Well, didn't I just leave town before I'd seen the country!

I will be asking your route advice before too long, Steve.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,222
Posted By igormortis
Sounds great. Can someone explain?

Sounds great. Can someone explain?
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