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Forum: New Zealand 11-09-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Thanks, Its been a work in progress for a few...

Thanks, Its been a work in progress for a few years now and a lot of fun.
Forum: New Zealand 07-23-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
I use spray on oven cleaner (caustic soda) for a...

I use spray on oven cleaner (caustic soda) for a few minutes then wash in lots of water with the hose. That makes it a bit darker and oxidizes it to loose the fresh sand blasting look. I then heat...
Forum: New Zealand 07-22-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Engine Cover

http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/c3/29/8f/c3298f33bd6da0ed6228df012fa0d164.jpg

It is sand cast alluminium. I'm gonna put one on each of my bikes and have tried them on 4 different...
Forum: New Zealand 07-22-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
New Engine Cover - replaces Starter cover and Airbox

http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/originals/0d/98/00/0d9800bf01d867cb27b48c2e9a99588a.jpghttp://https://www.flickr.com/photos/116718408@N08/12358284194/in/photostream/https://www.flickr.com/photos/116...
Forum: New Zealand 06-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Yeh can do. I just made a twin shock subframe for...

Yeh can do. I just made a twin shock subframe for a chap down south - I tapered it a little and, even keeping the same shock mount positions it wasn't too fat. Mounting the shocks in single shear on...
Forum: New Zealand 06-17-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
New sml panniers & Headlight ears

I rolled up some new tapered tubes and welded some headlight ears from an earlier bike to them - much better look than the nasty clamps I had.
Panniers tins are handy round town too....
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,888
Posted By boxer odyssey
Cheers, I think. Yes it's mine. No it's not for...

Cheers, I think. Yes it's mine. No it's not for sale and no I'm not a student.
Forum: New Zealand 03-09-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Cheers. Show went off! and stoked with the award...

Cheers. Show went off! and stoked with the award - perfect category for me I think.
Forum: New Zealand 03-09-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
I'm not on facebook but could see these.

I'm not on facebook but could see these.
Forum: New Zealand 03-09-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Polished Rockers Show

https://www.facebook.com/events/719076531435787

Photos on their facebook page. 600+ bikes, 190 bikes entered in the show! Epic!:freaky
Forum: New Zealand 03-06-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
I'll be there with my camera. Come and find me.

I'll be there with my camera. Come and find me.
Forum: New Zealand 03-06-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
New Design Engine Cover - hot off the sand!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-uBwfxsyCBbU/UxgfqqPOYAI/AAAAAAAAC2c/UTW3mMhFRu0/w1147-h860-no/20140306_182651.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-08-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Your bike BM will be eligible for custom! come...

Your bike BM will be eligible for custom! come up. Will call - sorry, my bad.
Forum: New Zealand 02-08-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
This is the Polished Rockers Show

For those that are keen to come along.
http://www.polishedrockers.co.nz/pics/medium-1388881250.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-07-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2867/12351310214_f9d...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2867/12351310214_f9d933c3f4_z.jpg

It seems I have to right click on the image - view image and then copy the url from the address bar. Wierd!
Thanks Padmei. And yes...
Forum: New Zealand 02-06-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Yeah haven't really decided but likely to be...

Yeah haven't really decided but likely to be similar to a Ural/Dnepr one.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/116718408@N08/12358284194/
Forum: New Zealand 02-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Cheers, It's been my daily rider for about 4...

Cheers, It's been my daily rider for about 4 years now and doing a great job too.

:1drink
Forum: New Zealand 02-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Try again now

Try again now
Forum: New Zealand 02-06-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Mods so far.

I am struggling to load images so here's a link;

http://www.flickr.com/photos/116718408@N08/12351337744/
Forum: New Zealand 02-06-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Prep for the Polished Rockers Bike Show

I have decided to use the upcomming Polished Rockers Bike Show as motivation to do some more to the bike. New rocker boxes and a front guard. hopefully more too. headlight ears etc.

I have it on...
Forum: New Zealand 10-03-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Hello, I bought the bars from...

Hello,

I bought the bars from http://www.ventura-bike.com/products/streetbar.aspx . I think they are VH9S but might be VH7s.
I cut them down in width and painted them as they only came in...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Initially I was planning to build it, test it,...

Initially I was planning to build it, test it, strip it and paint everything. Then I got the tank! I then decided to make sure everything was sound and about to rot away but keep the patina of the...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Ah cut and paste!

http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/0b/3b/88/0b3b886b584559f39b1c830398a224c0.jpg
http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/5d/1e/fe/5d1efe1f6b9939c2ab0341ca386fa87a.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
I am having trouble posting images so here are...

I am having trouble posting images so here are some links;

http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/dd/81/b4/dd81b4c2ffc3be12c62197f18a918fb0.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Ha! you've read my profile then.:D

Ha! you've read my profile then.:D
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Latest State of Play

It's only been a couple of years so you can't expect it to be finished yet!

She now has about 13K kms under her belt since the rebuild.
I've had one electrical issue - I hadn't added a resister...
Forum: New Zealand 07-12-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
The shell is off the shelf but he little bracket...

The shell is off the shelf but he little bracket that bolts up under the tripple clamp I made.
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
I made it. scroll back and you'll see how. not...

I made it. scroll back and you'll see how. not hard to make really.
Forum: New Zealand 08-01-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
My mount for the stide stand is still hanging in...

My mount for the stide stand is still hanging in there well. It's a pretty brutal approach and was never meant to be the final design but I haven't yet done anything with it. I think it's a little...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 389,698
Posted By boxer odyssey
Here's mine

Guzzitaco PMed me to pop a post on my bike here. So here it is;

I built it from a 1992 R100GS a year or so back now and am usining it to get to work and do the occasional trail ride. It's a work...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 26,081
Posted By boxer odyssey
Mines still great too. I have a r100gs one that's...

Mines still great too. I have a r100gs one that's done about 15,000km I think. I re-greased at 10,000km and all was well.:freaky
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Thumb All good dude. Thats a nice ride - big fan of...

All good dude. Thats a nice ride - big fan of trumpies.

People often use the Grimeca masters - they have a good classic look and are pretty clean styling wise. If British Spares are still around...
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Do it! go the PIG!:freaky

Do it! go the PIG!:freaky
Forum: New Zealand 04-08-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Yeh thats the idea with this one. I was...

Yeh thats the idea with this one.
I was thinking about that too. Paralever / mono lever and twin shock rear ends are all different in that department I think, but I will look further into it.
...
Forum: New Zealand 04-08-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
This is a prototype I had cnc machined. I've been...

This is a prototype I had cnc machined. I've been running it for a while now. The final one will look better - this ones been buggered with as te design developed.
The tube is oil/fuel safe so it...
Forum: New Zealand 04-07-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Nice. These are fitted in place of the speedo...

Nice. These are fitted in place of the speedo cable, for use with electronic dashes.
Forum: New Zealand 04-07-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
cool. I'd better get onto sorting things further...

cool. I'd better get onto sorting things further and posting some pickies.

PM me and I let you know when i've got something more.
Forum: New Zealand 04-07-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,945
Posted By boxer odyssey
Ha! Sad but true

All I have is a vague idea of where I'm starting and a small box of mandrel bends. I went and got busy moving house and am only just getting to a point, with my new workshop, that I can start doing...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 55,618
Posted By boxer odyssey
link - not hijack

It's mine - link below.

jsullivan - I like wheel sizes on your machine. The Pirelli's look great.

I wonder if you could make a 2-1 header that splits again into 2 mufflers like you've mocked...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 55,618
Posted By boxer odyssey
Nice pipes

I'm making some new pipes for mine at the mo too.

I like your mock-up but don't forget to make them the same length or it'll run like a bucket of puss. The twin high pipes look awesome!

I...
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