Looking for an Ohlins for my R100PD

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  1. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    If anyone has a friend or has an Ohlins of an R100GSPD lying around, drop me aline. I am considering geting one from the US at the moment.

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  2. Oscar

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    Can't you source one in Oz?
    I have a mate who has the NZ rights.
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  3. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Yes, they are available new in Oz however, I am after a secondhand one if possible. New in Oz approx $1200. How much can you mate do one for in $NZ?

    I will be in NZ (Sth Island) on holiday in September, where are you?

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    Hamilton - North Island.
    Robert (Ohlin's Man) is in Hawera - also North Island.
    I'll get a price for ya.
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    Er um Robert can't sell stuff in Aussie.
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    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Oscar,

    Yes, I have heard that they cannot sell O/S as well, my wanting secondhand or similiar.

    I was up the North Island last year. I was surprised by the absence of bikes. I must admit though, of the 4 bikes I did see out on the road, 3 were BMs, two GS's and an R series.

    Michael
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  7. Frank Warner

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    He could sell stuff in NZ to an OZie over there... the OZie could then do the dirty on deal and take it back with him :1drink

    Michael take a look for a white power shock as well... they are about th esame and if one of 'em showes up first it could save waiting.
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    Yes, we know he could....but we don't wanna upset anyone, do we?
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  9. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Frank,

    I have a White Power on the 80G/S (ex Swiss from RTO). Great Shock, sits well on the 800G/S. Happy with it.

    I would rather an Ohlins for the 100GSPD, as I have experienced the WP and the Ohlins looks to be a better shock ref adjustemnts and capability. However, If I could get a WP for the right price I would be happy.

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    You prolly weren't looking in the right place...

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  11. Frank Warner

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    NZ motorcyclist are boat people?

    :rofl

    ---- Think the internal adjustments have about the same level from ohlins to white power... talk to your shock tuner. If you don't have one .. look up Paul Rooney .. some wheres around Broadwater umm Lismore something hill road .. white pages web search should get your there.
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    Someone let his wife park the boat... :pissed
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    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Oscar

    I saw that picture on your Web site, I also liked the old pictures of the Tenere along the Beach. Great stuff.

    Thanks for the info.

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    I crashed that Tenere into a Service Station at about 70km/h.
    It wasn't mine... :cry
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  15. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Oscar,

    From your web site, is your bike the DR650 or the F650GSDakar? or both? I would love to bring my TTR600 over and go for a ride with you guys, you do the riding I enjoy and have always done.

    I particulalry enjoyed the mpg's of the big Cagiva Navigators? climbing the greasy hill.

    It reminded me of a ride I took some blokes on last year in the Washpool National Park. Broke a few boys that day, a cut some capers on my old R1100GS on the fire trails.

    From the picks seems that most of you run Conti TKC80s, I run them on my R1000GSPD front and rear, and on the front on my R80GS PD.

    I would have contacted you last year whilst I was in the Nth Island had I been more active on the list. My wife and I stayed in a little town south of Hamilton (Name escapes me) overnight, very pretty. As we drove around I thought how good it would be on a big Dually.

    I will explore your pics some more tonight.

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    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Yes, it was Cambridge, nice spot, I remember driving from Auckland in a storm with a 40 knot cross wind.

    Kendas are also popular over here with a lot of guys, I have contemplated using the Heidenau's on my 100, lot cheaper than the Metzeler Enduro 3s and look very similar.

    How do you like the KaTooM? rode one a few years ago and thought it was nice but did not kick me in the pants. I felt the same except more dissapointed with the Husky TE610. So, I went for the old reliable TTR600. I thought better the devil you know.

    I will read your reports tomorrow.

    Michael.
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  18. jackafrica

    jackafrica sinking low in the saddle

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    Mick,
    Saw this advert on the IBMWR site, poorly worded, but might be right up your alley.
    ""STUFF OFF 91R100GS/PD
    WORKS SHOCK , parblm sport w/s20"x18" solo seat&rack
    Price: $225,$110
    Location: blue ridge pkwy, n.c.
    Contact s l at <[email protected]>
    Posted Monday, June 14, 2004 at 22:39:09 (EDT) ""


    That's pretty well priced for a quality rebuildable rear shock. I've bought a bit of stuff from various blokes on the IBMWR site and all have worked out okay.
    German ebay is another source worth giving a try. Have bought a Wilburs for a mates R100GS in Darwin - it was a real beauty, about $450 Oz by the time it made it here.
    Siebenrock in Germany too is another good source, if you email or call them, mark it attention Roland ( he speaks English ), here's the link for their site. http://www.siebenrock.com/index1.php?sprache=en
    good luck
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  19. ozadvntr

    ozadvntr Planning that trip, again

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    Richo,

    Thanks for the advice. I will try the IBMW link you supplied.

    I have had a busy week preparing for the off centre.

    I do use Siebenrock, my R100GSPD is Wudo heavy it has a set of heads, valve covers, aux instrument mount, thermostat, extended sump and oil pressure guage.

    Last week I purchased from them a powerup kit for my R80G/S PD and am in the process of flowing the heads and balancing the rods.

    This morning I purchased a HPN tank from Ebay Germany, got it for a good price.

    I will let you know how I go with the link. I only looked at it the site the other day.

    thanks,

    Michael
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  20. BARB

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    Mick, if you can wait til November I'll bring one with me. Leaving for NZ Nov. 1st, flying to Sydney Nov. 12th. If you have a floor or back yard we (me and one husband) can sleep on, I'll give you one at dealer cost. Or I could mail it out earlier (we can try the shipping thing again) Thanks, Barb
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