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Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,662
Posted By icekube1
Nice work and a nice old bike :thumbup I...

Nice work and a nice old bike :thumbup

I hope you enjoy riding it; more so than your previous one.

Oh, and post more pics please :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By icekube1
Might need to fix the thread title. Like the...

Might need to fix the thread title.

Like the bikes BTW, thought they were as cool as hell back in '73. Would never be brave enough to own one; good to see others aren't such chickens.:thumb
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,708
Posted By icekube1
:photog

:photog
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,708
Posted By icekube1
I suppose I'm one of those. Again. In my...

I suppose I'm one of those. Again.

In my defence:

I was there at Easter... twice
Did a good share of the good roads then (River Rd from Wymah Punt to the pub - twice- and pub to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,993
Posted By icekube1
What a great thread. :bow to the OP. I've...

What a great thread. :bow to the OP.

I've just finished gutting my m97 from my 125k km '97 model after finding many bits of metal in the oil at my last oil change. It's the usual input shaft...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,570
Posted By icekube1
[QUOTE=Ockrocket;24100105]Ok Darren, let's clear...

[QUOTE=Ockrocket;24100105]Ok Darren, let's clear this up once and for all...


You would be the one who exchanged my Adventure boots that leaked from brand new, and you did it without causing me...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,708
Posted By icekube1
Not at the moment it isn't. Sitting in the...

Not at the moment it isn't. Sitting in the campsite right now, enjoying my trangia cooked dinner and a Canadian club. Happy as a pig in shite. :D
Forum: Australia 04-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,708
Posted By icekube1
Spending tomorrow night there on my way out to...

Spending tomorrow night there on my way out to Deni Blues & Roots. I'm excited.:jive

Should be able to make it back next month.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 300,637
Posted By icekube1
Hi Just read through the thread. I can't add...

Hi

Just read through the thread. I can't add anything to that which has already been said. VERY impressive.

I'm wondering though; what potential is there for loading the bike up with panniers...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,064
Posted By icekube1
Must be time for some pics then. :deal

Must be time for some pics then.

:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By icekube1
Munro. :dood

Munro.

:dood
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,064
Posted By icekube1
Some more detail pics of mine going together....

Some more detail pics of mine going together. Note how the caliper mount engages with the swingarm. The swingarm guide/track is not present on the drum brake version.

...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,064
Posted By icekube1
Good question. I'll have to check. To be honest...

Good question. I'll have to check. To be honest I've never actually used mine. The light switches on at the first position on the headlight switch (I assume US spec has a 3 position switch)and I'm...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,064
Posted By icekube1
http://www.hamart.at/shopG/index.php

http://www.hamart.at/shopG/index.php
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,064
Posted By icekube1
Park light? At least that's what it's called...

Park light? At least that's what it's called here. :D
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,064
Posted By icekube1
Hi Good luck with the freshen up and mods....

Hi

Good luck with the freshen up and mods. Stiil plenty of life left in her at 35k miles.

Can't answer your specific questions above, I just went with a single 320mm rotor and steel line for...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Sounds exactly like the symptoms I encountered...

Sounds exactly like the symptoms I encountered with mine. Bike was completely dead... both cylinders. After LOTS of head scratching and assistance of another inmate problem was found to be a dead...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Must make mine a collector's piece then. :lol3 ...

Must make mine a collector's piece then. :lol3

One of my better purchases, I must say.
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 115,231
Posted By icekube1
Well said. The conceptual similarities between...

Well said. The conceptual similarities between the XLV750 and the S.10 are uncanny. I have no idea of actual figures, but I'm guessing that the S.10 is outselling the Honda offerings (VFR1200X &...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,386
Posted By icekube1
Not so much. I run them front and rear on my old...

Not so much. I run them front and rear on my old Transalp; they're great tyres and I'd echo most of the comments here.... except the one I've quoted. They clog up real quick in sticky mud and then...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Well, I pulled the pin and bought the Cruiser...

Well, I pulled the pin and bought the Cruiser lift version. Arrived Friday. I fully endorse he earlier comments. Not the cheapest out there, but excellent quality from what I can see, stable and...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Nice job. Thanks for posting. That's not in...

Nice job. Thanks for posting.

That's not in my plans right now, but it's good to know and think about.
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Yup, I'm guessing that's it. Anyhow, the big...

Yup, I'm guessing that's it.

Anyhow, the big carb clean is done. No evidence of serious crud, but it fixed the problem. I now have nice, smooth roll-on at 100km/hr. :clap.

Now I'll have to pull...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
That's interesting. Iirc all the stuff waaaay...

That's interesting. Iirc all the stuff waaaay back at the beginning of his thread indicated machining and welding is required. You may be required to provide a lengthy and detailed description of...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Thanks Mas. Never seen. an '87 eh? You don't...

Thanks Mas. Never seen. an '87 eh? You don't know what you're missing :lol3.

Carbs are as per the bottom set in your pic and the white caps are the connections I'm talking about. Fuel vent ports...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Ha! I would, but I can't remember my photobucket...

Ha! I would, but I can't remember my photobucket password. :baldy

However the description and photo provided by 2bold are the ones I'm talking about. Looks like atmosphere it is.

Anyhow,...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2,825
Views: 335,324
Posted By icekube1
Correct and thanks. I'd post a pic, but...

Correct and thanks.

I'd post a pic, but can't access sharing site, it's been that long since I used it.

I have a Haynes manual which doesn't even mention the things.
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
[QUOTE=mgorman;23471796]Are they coming from the...

[QUOTE=mgorman;23471796]Are they coming from the cap or the magnesium sides?

If they are the tubes I am thinking of, they may be vent lines for the float bowl and body. I tried looking at a...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,825
Views: 335,324
Posted By icekube1
Hi After nearly 4.5 years off it, I've got...

Hi

After nearly 4.5 years off it, I've got my '87 back on the road, with replaced cdi's, fork seals, steering head, swingarm, wheel bearings etc, etc.

One thing I can't figure out, and there's...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16,841
Views: 4,782,141
Posted By icekube1
Carb plumbing query

Hi

After nearly 4.5 years off it, I've got my '87 back on the road, with replaced cdi's, fork seals, steering head, swingarm, wheel bearings etc, etc.

One thing I can't figure out, and there's...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
So now this (http://...

So now this (http:// http://premiumbikelifts.com/product_details.php?id=734) has to go into the mix. Emailed them to get a quote on shipping to Australia, thinking it would cost a bomb. But no,...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Fk busy. I want to ride.

Fk busy. I want to ride.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
That's great, thanks for your reply. Good to...

That's great, thanks for your reply.

Good to hear your comments about quality, as I'd been using that argument as self-justification for not taking the $500 fleabuy option. I've read a couple of...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
That's brilliant. Wanna sell it? :evil

That's brilliant. Wanna sell it? :evil
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Correct, my bad. :D

Correct, my bad. :D
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Did about 5k with new clutch, rear main and...

Did about 5k with new clutch, rear main and gearbox input seal before one of the seals leaked and soaked the clutch again. Gearbox I think.

Also changed g/box oil and found many lumps of metal.
...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
I'm thiinking the cruiser lift version of this...

I'm thiinking the cruiser lift version of this (http://www.hartstransport.com.au/lifts.html) for the GS. I like the design, the fact that it can be stored vertically if required. And it's US made...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Thanks for that Rookie. The lifts in your...

Thanks for that Rookie.

The lifts in your pics look more like the $500 ebay style than the $250 Radum one in the link posted earlier (different wheel clamp, longer table etc).

Searching round...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Interesting. Have you got one of these? ...

Interesting. Have you got one of these?

The price is definitely right, but issues for me could be:


Table dimensions (1350 x 470) look a bit small; the ebay item is 1828 x 660.
wheel...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,659
Posted By icekube1
Thanks for that. On the price thing, all the...

Thanks for that.

On the price thing, all the sub-$500 ones look like they come from the same Chinese factory. Then the jump is to $1k plus. Not sure I need to spend that much.
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