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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Phreaky Phil
thanks for that. Just what I was hoping to hear....

thanks for that. Just what I was hoping to hear. I assume a grove to locate the seal must be machined in the valve guide ?
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I'm not sure if the standard guide material can...

I'm not sure if the standard guide material can run as closer tolerances as a K liner which has very fine grooves in its bore for lubrication.
You can't have seen my other thread in Airheads. New...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I understood smoke on startup was oil in the...

I understood smoke on startup was oil in the bores finding its way past the rings. Mine only does it on rare occasions, bloody embarrassing clouds of smoke:lol3
Never happens if bike on centre stand.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A question for the engine Guru's

Years ago I was having problems with oil consumption and bad cylinder carboning up on my GS. We finally diagnosed the problem being valve guides.
However they had been replaced and were measured 3...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
we have tried the both standing up off road....

we have tried the both standing up off road. Haven't done it much as my GS is set up for sitting down. The brake and gear change are in the wrong spot for standing. Both standing feels a bit weird ...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
142euro is about $211NZ so that is much cheaper...

142euro is about $211NZ so that is much cheaper than what we pay. I priced some Yamaha YZF450 pegs. Can get those for $170NZ. Not as long as the KTM or Fastways but I don't get to stand a lot with a...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Got. Price for the KTM Rally pegs today. $ 345...

Got. Price for the KTM Rally pegs today. $ 345 Bit pricey !
Not sure if I will get the time to look at any in Aus next week.
Just had a look at Procycle US site. Fastway ADV pegs 274 us$ = 361 NZ$...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
They look pretty cool. I will try to ring KTM...

They look pretty cool. I will try to ring KTM tomorrow and check out a price. Doing a bit of a google search someone mentioned a price of $270 dollars in Aussie, probably more in NZ. Pivot pegs are...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Keep rock'n the Stubbies :D Meanwhile back...

Keep rock'n the Stubbies :D

Meanwhile back in the workshop, not to much to report. I have started making some footpeg brackets, not sure what footpegs to use yet.
And i have brought back a tank...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:rofl:rofl:rofl My favourite drink has been...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

My favourite drink has been the same 4 a very long time, Burbon and Paeroa ( Lemon and Paeroa L&P )
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
An Aussie bike ? OUCH Feel the burn. Don't...

An Aussie bike ? OUCH Feel the burn.
Don't think they have mountains like this in Aus

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/06cdd1ae99d04fde70e71c9fde6c6307.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 126,964
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks for the invite, but we are off to Aus...

Thanks for the invite, but we are off to Aus Friday night to see Dawns sister then have a few days "non motorcycling " R&R in Coolangatta.
Havent been into Big River for a few years.
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 126,964
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A good bit of fun eh ! Some knobs on those tyres...

A good bit of fun eh ! Some knobs on those tyres would help out a bit. Footpeg mod worked out well. Do you like the pivot pegs ? It seems some do and some dont !
When are you heading to Reefton ?...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
The weather today has been terrible so a bit more...

The weather today has been terrible so a bit more time spent grinding and removing unwanted bits. I removed the ignition module bracket, the front relay bracket and bracket behind the ignition module...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I had been planning on a longer one but after...

I had been planning on a longer one but after seeing Beamsters and RJB's standard length swingarms, but with more travel I have decided to initially go with a standard length. Another reason for this...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks and congrats on the little one. All that...

Thanks and congrats on the little one. All that time spent getting your hands dirty and covered in "goop" in the workshop will have been good practice for the nappies :D
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I want one like theirs

After countless hours drooling over the threads of Prusters, Ras Thurlo's, Beamsters, RJB's and others bikes, I wanted a more dirt worthy Airhead. I had plans to change the suspension and modify my...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 188,403
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,983
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Is the fat section where it's joined hitting the...

Is the fat section where it's joined hitting the inside of the swingarm now on full compression ?
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 115,848
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Like taking a knife to a gunfight :evil

Like taking a knife to a gunfight :evil
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,983
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That looks like a pretty "solid" outcome. After...

That looks like a pretty "solid" outcome. After looking at the pic am I right in thinking the Tag rear section of the driveshaft with the sleeve coupling is a one piece part they have made for...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 188,403
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That's the Dobson Valley beyond Lake Ohau. Yea,...

That's the Dobson Valley beyond Lake Ohau. Yea, not the North Island :D
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 188,403
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Just another day for a committed airhead GS rider...

Just another day for a committed airhead GS rider and pillion :D
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/06cdd1ae99d04fde70e71c9fde6c6307.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 04-06-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 177,672
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I quite like thes ones from Boxer Supplies ...

I quite like thes ones from Boxer Supplies

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/cbb53b11f86ad41bb9554d25a9030f94.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 188,403
Posted By Phreaky Phil
A couple of pics from our current trip. ...

A couple of pics from our current trip.
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r505/PhreakyPhil/595e9c78ddfdeb00c34338abc58c5b78.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 699,976
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks. You would have about the same rear travel...

Thanks. You would have about the same rear travel as Beamsters bike then. You have obviously been riding offroad on it judging by how dirty it is. Are you pleased with it. ? Any other mods to be done...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 699,976
Posted By Phreaky Phil
That's looking really nice.:clap has the rear...

That's looking really nice.:clap has the rear wheel travel been "enhanced". It's dirty, so, how does it go ?
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I have an OEM One on the GS and the tools in it...

I have an OEM One on the GS and the tools in it are good quality Hepco tools. I have added a few othe bits as well.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 699,976
Posted By Phreaky Phil
This thread is for Airhead BMW Dirtbikes. Can we...

This thread is for Airhead BMW Dirtbikes. Can we get rid of the other Vintage bikes and keep this thread for it's intended purpose. There is a whole Forum called OldSchool where you can post about...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,275
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:eek1 I've never seen as many Beemers in one...

:eek1 I've never seen as many Beemers in one place before let alone Beemer tanks !
That Penhouse / ELF tank looks interesting.
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,768
Posted By Phreaky Phil
What octane fuel is this kit designed to run on ?...

What octane fuel is this kit designed to run on ? Will it run on regular (91 RON ) or lower if necessary without pinging ?
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,523
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Loving the ride report guys. Awesome looking...

Loving the ride report guys. Awesome looking countryside. Any chance of posting your route marked on a map to give us an idea of where you went ? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,727
Posted By Phreaky Phil
:clap nice report. Enjoyed that country when we...

:clap nice report. Enjoyed that country when we did the TAT and would love to go back for another look.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Thanks for your replies guys. It confirms my...

Thanks for your replies guys. It confirms my thoughts that the 37/11 x 18" is the same as R80 GS 32/10 x17.
Using a 32/10 x18 would give top gear the same as my GS 32/10 with high 5th but would make...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 115,848
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Those look like a progressive rate spring. Are...

Those look like a progressive rate spring. Are you still using those. I don't think they are standard in DRZ400 forks ? Mine are straight rate springs.
Cheers Phil
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Gearing G/S

Can someone tell me the rpm at 100kmh with 37/11 final drive and 18" rear wheel. I am interested to see the difference between 32/10 with 17" wheel and 37/11 with 18" rear wheel.
If someone has...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 115,848
Posted By Phreaky Phil
awesome. A month or 2 should riding it should...

awesome. A month or 2 should riding it should give me enough time for an evaluation. :D
In the meantime I'll give her a provisional A+ :clap
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 115,848
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I think I would like to ride it a while before I...

I think I would like to ride it a while before I make my final decision. :evil
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By Phreaky Phil
Nearly all of my adventure riding is done 2 up....

Nearly all of my adventure riding is done 2 up. Including Trans America Trail http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=815869
A lot of what you can do 2 up (dirt wise ) depends on your riding...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By Phreaky Phil
I love watching these videos. :clap As an ex...

I love watching these videos. :clap As an ex enduro / hare scramble racer it almost makes me want to go racing again. Almost !!:D
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