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Forum: Airheads 04-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 63,179
Posted By jimbee
Just finished a post-Yukon winter rebuild, and...

Just finished a post-Yukon winter rebuild, and she's all back together with no extra parts!

Ready for the next adventure!
...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By jimbee
Also have HT racks on my R100GS. Both sides...

Also have HT racks on my R100GS. Both sides didn't line up with the frame mounting holes and needed lots of bending to fit. Also, welds have cracked on both sides. Re-welded and good for now, but...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By jimbee
I like Cycra ProBends because I think they are...

I like Cycra ProBends because I think they are stonger than Accerbis and others I've that used that seem to bedn easier.

I put a set on my 1993 R100GS, but they required a bit of modification so...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,800
Views: 507,186
Posted By jimbee
R100GS Corbin Saddle

I just posted this in flea market....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22704779#post22704779

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d194/jimbee8/PB040147.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By jimbee
Thanks everyone for the input and feedback, and...

Thanks everyone for the input and feedback, and for sharing your experiences.

I think the consenus is that it might be time for a new shock. Ouch $$$

I'm going to sleep on it some more, but...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By jimbee
I spun my current TKC front around at 6,000 km,...

I spun my current TKC front around at 6,000 km, and now after about another 2,000 km, it is starting to even out.
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By jimbee
R100GS - Leaky Ohlins Shock - Repair Again or Replace?

A previous owner installed an ohlins shock. My guess is it's +15 years old.

Soon after buying the bike, I sent the shock to Lindemann Engineering near San Jose for a rebuild and respring ahead of...
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,652
Posted By jimbee
Thanks Stagehand. I'm going to think about those...

Thanks Stagehand. I'm going to think about those things, particularily playin with staying on the throttle more entering the corners rather than coasting.

Anyone else have anything to add on...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,652
Posted By jimbee
Observations, Some Experience, and Questions

I’ve ridden my 93 R100GS on all sorts of different roads and trails and have been surprised by how versatile the bike is. Here are some observations, and at the end a question I would like to pose...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,427
Posted By jimbee
Great pics fattalybitten - thanks for sharing! ...

Great pics fattalybitten - thanks for sharing! We must have crossed paths - was up there most of July! Amazing country and good people up there.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
a few more pics

Glad you all like the pics. Certainly was a special trip. Beyond the riding and beauty, I think the people, history, music, general northern culture, comradarie, and fact that everyone knows everyone...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Not sure of the specifics of the honing. It was...

Not sure of the specifics of the honing. It was done by a machine shop that specializes in recoating nikisil in cylinders and they used whatever nikisil hone they use.

As for Ted's break-in...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
So far so good!

So another year has passed. Always appreciative of all the help, so here is a little update and some photos for those that like that sort of thing.

With no smoking gun, I decided to throw the...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By jimbee
I need to replace my headlight bulb on my 93 GS,...

I need to replace my headlight bulb on my 93 GS, but it has been a few years since I was inside the fairing and can't how much you NEED to strip down to just swap the headlamp bulb? Is it chinese...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,703
Posted By jimbee
Ok thanks for the info. Up north now. ...

Ok thanks for the info.

Up north now. Looking to maybe head south a couple mondays from now.

Cheers, JB
Forum: Americas 07-16-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,703
Posted By jimbee
Any update on whether or not there is wifi on the...

Any update on whether or not there is wifi on the boats? Look to be heading down on the Haines to Bellingham run on the Columbia so any info on the Columbia would be much appreciated!! Thanks much!...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,394
Posted By jimbee
Going to be out of the country for much of next...

Going to be out of the country for much of next few months, but would love to join next time for some airhead stuff.

Was thinking it would be good to know what tools etc. we all have kicking...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,234
Posted By jimbee
thanks for the hard work!

thanks for the hard work!
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,062
Posted By jimbee
Not a big sample size, but I've also found this...

Not a big sample size, but I've also found this to be true 2 out of 2 times for new rings I've bought. What's the deal? SS do you just install and not worry about it?

I once asked Ted Porter the...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By jimbee
Appropriate thread timing - this is about the 2...

Appropriate thread timing - this is about the 2 year anniversary of the "incident", and I'm still sorting out the damage from the bike being left to idle on its centre stand until it died (estimate...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,169
Posted By jimbee
who and whatcha asking about?

who and whatcha asking about?
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 38,511
Posted By jimbee
Focusing on this image with a smile!

Focusing on this image with a smile!
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,241
Posted By jimbee
Ted Porter uses a different German supplier that...

Ted Porter uses a different German supplier that he says are good and cheaper than OEM. If you call, they will sell you what they use. Just another option.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 317,843
Posted By jimbee
What a lovely film!!! Thanks much for sharing!

What a lovely film!!! Thanks much for sharing!
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,169
Posted By jimbee
No, sorry I don't know the spring rate. JB

No, sorry I don't know the spring rate. JB
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,169
Posted By jimbee
Ride Report

Battling some other non-suspension issues, but wanted to do a quick ride report on the inserts.

Couple weeks ago compeleted a fun backcountry exploration romp through BC's Cariboo region. Covered...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
So Shail has looked at the pile of parts. Still...

So Shail has looked at the pile of parts. Still so smoking gun.

His thoughts:

- the valve guides show some wear, but not enough to worry about and not enough to be the cause of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Hi Bill. I brought the heads, cylinders, and...

Hi Bill. I brought the heads, cylinders, and pistont to Shail at the begining when I still really didn't know what had happened as part of my early investigation. At that time Shail remarked that he...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Thanks Anton. Yes original cylinders. Approx...

Thanks Anton. Yes original cylinders. Approx 66,000 miles on them.



No, just running regular old golden spectro



Decided to just take the cylinders, pistons, and heads to Shail. He's...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Looking hard for ripples. Fingernails don't...

Looking hard for ripples. Fingernails don't feel anything but perhaps they're not the most precise tool.

These pics better?

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d194/jimbee8/54007c28.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Thanks AW Anton do these pics tell the...

Thanks AW

Anton do these pics tell the story any better?

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d194/jimbee8/e395077a.jpg

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d194/jimbee8/cbd99275.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Opened her up. Some carbon build up on...

Opened her up.

Some carbon build up on pistons and heads (ridden 1,700 miles and burned approx 3L of oil since the new rings were installed:
...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Thanks Anton. Electrical gremlins...

Thanks Anton.

Electrical gremlins disappeared this morning, even though I went looking for them!?

So, completed a compression test:

132 psi left
127 psi right

Seems to me those are...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Now the BAD: The engine is burning oil. A...

Now the BAD:

The engine is burning oil. A lot of oil. Burned 2 litres of oil in 1,600 km (1,000 miles). Plugs are covered in soot, no oil leaks, and smoking like diesel VW.

I'm being reminded...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,595
Posted By jimbee
Morning Morning, OK - 8 rocker bearings...

Morning Morning,

OK - 8 rocker bearings replaced.

Now 18 months after this all began, it was time for a shakedown trip. Bought a DR650 with another brother (cool, simple, fun bike by the...
Forum: Canada 07-30-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 99,875
Posted By jimbee
Excellent - thanks much!

Excellent - thanks much!
Forum: Canada 07-30-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 99,875
Posted By jimbee
Hey'o - heading up to explore some of this...

Hey'o - heading up to explore some of this country tomorrow for a few days and have a couple ?s for those who followed this route:

- This route for Day 1 looks like a fairly long day? About how...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,267
Posted By jimbee
The plastic bit and the shims sit above the the...

The plastic bit and the shims sit above the the rocker assembly, and the pictures are of the bottom, so likely they are still there.

Agree with others that it takes some trial and error to get...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 55,699
Posted By jimbee
On the German HPN inserts install instructions,...

On the German HPN inserts install instructions, google translate led me to beleive right is rebound and left is compression. "R" for right seemed easy to remember!
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By jimbee
Is the intake rocker shaft installed right? I...

Is the intake rocker shaft installed right? I thought the dot points outward?
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