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Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 76,076
Posted By Box'a'bits
Nice score. On a practical level, that...

Nice score.

On a practical level, that doesn't preclude you from taking the motor out & using it for your dirtbike. You can always reassemble at a later date. There have been many M sport...
Forum: New Zealand 01-20-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By Box'a'bits
Nope. That's 4wd. Bikes $25 for ea m/cycle....

Nope. That's 4wd. Bikes $25 for ea m/cycle. Colin's email confirmed.
Forum: New Zealand 01-18-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 15,153
Posted By Box'a'bits
Good to know that it was something simple, & a...

Good to know that it was something simple, & a reminder to check that next time you drown the bike.

You might find a ready market for a good (simple) final drive breather solution. Let us know...
Forum: New Zealand 01-18-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By Box'a'bits
Any minimum $ amount on the Public Liability...

Any minimum $ amount on the Public Liability Insurance? Often this is attached to your bike or car insurances.

Dunno about the fire extinguisher - but I have a small one I guess I can pack.
...
Forum: New Zealand 01-18-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Box'a'bits
That would be Darren. He's normally Taihape based...

That would be Darren. He's normally Taihape based & is on here. He's got an HID set up in his fairing. Here's (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1026755) his thread:D. Tripping around the...
Forum: New Zealand 01-18-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By Box'a'bits
Nice. How's the rehab coming along Marty? Are you...

Nice. How's the rehab coming along Marty? Are you fully active again, or this a short term something to meet longer term goals - something to keep the boredom at bay for a while.
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Box'a'bits
Generally straight plate would be better. You...

Generally straight plate would be better. You want the skid plate to slide over an obstacle, not hang up on it. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,329
Posted By Box'a'bits
A photo of that 3 cylinder BMW airhead engine in...

A photo of that 3 cylinder BMW airhead engine in a morgan 3 wheeler is in Snowbums photo gallery. :D
Forum: New Zealand 01-11-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Box'a'bits
If no one pops up, try 'Geeks On Wheels, I've had...

If no one pops up, try 'Geeks On Wheels, I've had a good run with them down here in Wgtn. I'm sure that's a Nationwide set up.
Forum: New Zealand 01-10-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 01-10-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Takes a bit to bend the USD forks. Generally when...

Takes a bit to bend the USD forks. Generally when they are bent, at least some of that has been transmitted to the frame.
Forum: New Zealand 01-10-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hi Chris, My understanding is that you can...

Hi Chris,

My understanding is that you can negotiate access at any time. DOC, however, organised 5 open weekends in Jan/Feb over the last few years. They are apparently not doing this this year. ...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,668
Posted By Box'a'bits
Just a thought - part of your racing notoriety is...

Just a thought - part of your racing notoriety is running a basically stock (looking) airhead & the ability to ride to & from an event.. Kept silhouette intact. Don't hack things up. I'm sure you can...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,847
Posted By Box'a'bits
Subscribed :D

Subscribed :D
Forum: New Zealand 01-04-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 135,248
Posted By Box'a'bits
Come on Alex. Show more self control. Control...

Come on Alex. Show more self control. Control your snickering

I managed NOT to put up a Nelson Muntz 'Ah Ha' clip. I'm sure you could do better...:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 01-03-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 135,248
Posted By Box'a'bits
I had a dog, Ben, that would go across swing...

I had a dog, Ben, that would go across swing bridges, but not happily. He'd commando crawl his way across the worst of them. :lol3

Nice write up Padmei. You guys are lucky to have that on your...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,629
Posted By Box'a'bits
It's been good. No more stuttering when the...

It's been good. No more stuttering when the wading depth get above the carbs. :D That said I haven't had too many deep crossings.

Got a couple of weeks away planned for later in the month. Several...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By Box'a'bits
Generally BMW bearings have a high mark up....

Generally BMW bearings have a high mark up. Unfortunately they have a few proprietary bearings that you can't get elsewhere. Steering Head bearings aren't one of those.

Go with a reputable brands...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Box'a'bits
6 o'clock in the photo. The air bleed hole is...

6 o'clock in the photo. The air bleed hole is supposed to be clear in the pre-paralever gearboxes.

The question I'd need to ask is why you think this seal is leaking?

If the issue is...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Box'a'bits
Depends what use you put your GS to. They...

Depends what use you put your GS to.

They are 'sealed' bearing, but probably need to be treated as consumables. Here's a picture of mine when I took them out. You can see that the grease had...
Forum: New Zealand 12-31-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 163,076
Posted By Box'a'bits
The links across to the Ngawi, Batchelor Seal...

The links across to the Ngawi, Batchelor Seal Colony, Cape Palliser & Ocean Beach ride I did with the 'Naki guys are here (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25810680&postcount=20) & here...
Forum: New Zealand 12-30-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By Box'a'bits
Cool photo Dawn!

Cool photo Dawn!
Forum: New Zealand 12-30-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Spoke to Phil. He's getting 17kms/litre, but...

Spoke to Phil. He's getting 17kms/litre, but reckons it's a little rich at /off idle. Also it's tuned to 12:1 - ideal would be 14:1 - but maybe not on an older air-cooled motor. So that (or better)...
Forum: New Zealand 12-29-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By Box'a'bits
Ngawi, The Batchelor Seal Colony, Cape Palliser, & Ocean Beach

Toddelled across the Hill to Martinborough today to catch up wth Phil, Dawn, Michael & Leanne. Fabulous day. Had all the vents open on the jacket before leaving Wellington.

Out to Ngawi, then the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-28-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By Box'a'bits
So what is the plan? Otherwise Mandy has me...

So what is the plan? Otherwise Mandy has me painting
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Box'a'bits
Are you sure that the leak is from the big seal,...

Are you sure that the leak is from the big seal, & not thru' the brake pivot? That's a fairly common leak & easy to fix.
Forum: New Zealand 12-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Not in and of itself. It promotes as more...

Not in and of itself. It promotes as more efficient burn, which helps with starting, low rpm running, & pinging (heat & load) on the Airhead boxers. You can start to jet down, but without dyno time...
Forum: New Zealand 12-27-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yup, somewhere between 14-16km/l. Mostly high 15s...

Yup, somewhere between 14-16km/l. Mostly high 15s at the moment. I've leaned things off slightly. Not the most efficient motor. I'll have a chat with Phil & see what he gets - His is the most...
Forum: New Zealand 12-27-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By Box'a'bits
Cool. :D I get to ride some of that late Jan....

Cool. :D I get to ride some of that late Jan. Looking forward to it.
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Makes me happier about Gus's drinking problem. :D...

Makes me happier about Gus's drinking problem. :D Oh well, Gas is cheaper at the moment.
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hi Wayne, Unfortunately, due to some...

Hi Wayne,

Unfortunately, due to some resistance at home about spending money on gas & entry tickets, (while at the same time anticipating a large spend at the Boxing Day sales), I don't think I'll...
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
I've pretty much committed to: Maybe going...

I've pretty much committed to:

Maybe going to Cemetery Circuit Boxing Day
Doing some riding with the Naki boys next week
A trial run with luggage & a nights camping with Mandy.
And then...
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 30,581
Posted By Box'a'bits
Now that gives that bike much more of a look of...

Now that gives that bike much more of a look of authority. I prefer it with a bit more orange in it.

What it like to sit on now?
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By Box'a'bits
:y0!:y0!:y0! pick me!

:y0!:y0!:y0! pick me!
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 163,076
Posted By Box'a'bits
Well I was confused. You told me you weren't...

Well I was confused. You told me you weren't going out over the holiday period because of all the muppets on the road.

There's another sign just on from that that says 'slow horses'. Given that I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 15,153
Posted By Box'a'bits
You'll find that the rear shock won't shine as...

You'll find that the rear shock won't shine as much as you expect until after you get the front sorted. Just saying...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 163,076
Posted By Box'a'bits
White Rock Station Ride

Absolutely needed to get out of the house & away from the city yesterday, to get some ‘helmet time’, given how things that have been going on at work. Nothing challenging today, given a trip we have...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By Box'a'bits
Beginning of winter madness. Boredom setting in?...

Beginning of winter madness. Boredom setting in? :huh
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 15,153
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yup, far too small...:D

Yup, far too small...:D
Forum: New Zealand 12-16-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 135,248
Posted By Box'a'bits
Received a box today :wink:

Received a box today :wink:
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