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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,588
Posted By africadero
That rusted plug looks the same as mine did the...

That rusted plug looks the same as mine did the first time. If the water resistant grease I used will not make the stick coil seat so that water stays out, I'll make it seat with some kind of rubber...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By africadero
When I see this I'm glad I ordered the removeble...

When I see this I'm glad I ordered the removeble one, for only a few bucks more. These ones fit perfect.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,588
Posted By africadero
It was indeed the right one, the first time. Last...

It was indeed the right one, the first time. Last week there was not realy water in the plugholes, but they were both wet. As for the flames, I didn't notice this myself but it looked like the cat...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,588
Posted By africadero
problem solved

Today I have checked the plugs. Both plug holes were wet, I cleaned it up, gave the coilsticks a treatment with silicone spray and put some water resistant grease where they seat on the valve cover....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-23-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,588
Posted By africadero
same problem with F650

Last spring I was on a trip and after about 200 km my bike showed the same problems you discribe. So I took the highway to get home ASAP. On the flat I could keep the bike running on two cylinders...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By africadero
I ordered a set for the bmw alu oem skidplate and...

I ordered a set for the bmw alu oem skidplate and that 110 bolt was included, paid 32euros for it:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By africadero
I have them too, and they are excellent to put...

I have them too, and they are excellent to put your legs on to relax on the highway, feels like it was designed for that job. :wink::wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By africadero
Nice. I'm going to the alps next friday on the...

Nice. I'm going to the alps next friday on the same bike:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 187,682
Posted By africadero
[QUOTE=Raabe;24154766]IZI Meeting 2014 I was...

[QUOTE=Raabe;24154766]IZI Meeting 2014

I was also at the IZI-meeting and enjoyed it very much. The location is very special:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,940
Posted By africadero
Very nice report !!! I'm comming to Poland...

Very nice report !!!

I'm comming to Poland next month for the IZI-meeting. By seeing your pictures I'm even looking more forward to ride to your country:D
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,083,408
Posted By africadero
Thx for the tips and confirming my plan...

Thx for the tips and confirming my plan Fliegenfischer & Ladder106. :clap
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,083,408
Posted By africadero
Question Throttle question

Hello, I'm rebuilding my RD 03, and I would like to install a Magura throttle (enduro-type).
This has only one cable. I'm sure the spring in the carbs is strong enough to pull that single cable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,586
Posted By africadero
brands of the world

http://www.brandsoftheworld.com/logo/bmw-gs Check this site, If you download the vector-file it is already in the right format for the cuttingmachine in the lettershop. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By africadero
People talk about OEM chaines, but I don't think...

People talk about OEM chaines, but I don't think BMW makes chains. What brand are they?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,221
Posted By africadero
Added my ' 06 with 42500 ml

Added my ' 06 with 42500 ml
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,255
Posted By africadero
Grndzr, your right, there was an article in a...

Grndzr, your right, there was an article in a german magazine about this bike, its an F8 swingarm:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By africadero
I know how this feels, GREAT!!!!!, enjoy it. ...

I know how this feels, GREAT!!!!!, enjoy it.

It took me 3 years to walk again en get back in the sadddle,:D
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,083,408
Posted By africadero
frame-question

Hey AT-people,

I just left my garage where I just finished preparing my RD03 frame, to take it to the powder-coater.
As far as I can remember, I never saw anybody do reinforcements on these...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,859
Posted By africadero
I like it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In june I bought a 650 twin for my wife cause she thought the single wasn't smooth enough. It was grey, so I did a paintjob on it, so now it's white, put some TT handprotectors on it and the TT beak...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,083,408
Posted By africadero
MRT Gieboldehause

http://www.motorrad-reise-treffen.de/ Here is the link of the MRT,
I was there for the second time this year, very nice weekend with lots of interesting people and bikes, I signe for the next years...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 23,580
Posted By africadero
Nice report

Hey Thijs,

great trip, I will enjoy reading it,

Ronny, greeeeeeeeeeetz from Belgium.:D:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,535
Posted By africadero
Nice RR, looks all very familiar to me as the...

Nice RR, looks all very familiar to me as the Ardennes start 50 km from my house. Enjoy your trip.:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By africadero
Today I read in a german motormag...

Today I read in a german motormag (motorrad-abentuer) that Touratech has developed a new lowering kit for the f800gs, you get other suspension and a low seat for just under a 1000 euro.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,847
Posted By africadero
Nice job.:clap

Nice job.:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By africadero
@ jgoody, That's the one , cheap and worth trying...

@ jgoody, That's the one , cheap and worth trying I think:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-16-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By africadero
answer easyclutch

About 15 years ago the answer easy clutch was used on MX-bikes, can simply be installed on a normal clutch cable and this reduces the power needed to activate the clutch. The only thing is, I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,366
Posted By africadero
gook luck & enjoy your trip

gook luck & enjoy your trip
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By africadero
Take a look at the Touratech road stuff, it's a...

Take a look at the Touratech road stuff, it's a scrambler project of them based on the F800R:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By africadero
I hear the same sqeak in front coming from the...

I hear the same sqeak in front coming from the alternatorbelt, only when I start the bike. New belt is already in the garage, but I didn't find the time yet to replace it. If the noice is not away...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
@aikidimi, I'll ask for buildpics when I see the...

@aikidimi, I'll ask for buildpics when I see the guy.

Another nice one
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
Africa-dero

@ Aikidimi: If you like varadero's in Africa-twin trim, this is one a friend builded about 8 - 9 years ago.
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
It could be two left mx-showa's,with an adaptor...

It could be two left mx-showa's,with an adaptor for the right calliper, that's the same as what Boano does with the 50mm marzochi's :evil
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
another nice one

I think I have more than a thousand AT-pics on my harddisk, so I can continue for a while, if there is interest...:evil
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
Very good looking bike, Is that a RD04 front...

Very good looking bike,
Is that a RD04 front suspension ???
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
As far as I can see, it's a RD04 750. I only...

As far as I can see, it's a RD04 750. I only found this pick without further explanation, I would also like to see the build of this beauty.
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
another very nice one

not mine, found the pic on a dutch forum, to nice to not share with other AT addicts.
and... I want to keep this thread going on
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,334
Posted By africadero
I'm 46, already 30 years on the road The GS is...

I'm 46, already 30 years on the road
The GS is a 1150 ADV, my 18 th bike.
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
when it's finished it has to look somehow like...

when it's finished it has to look somehow like this one, but with another backside.
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
my garage looks exploded.

My twin is a '89 RD03, so after 22 years it really needed some refreshment. and I wanted it to be a solo bike again after the rebuild.
So now it looks like this:
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,852
Posted By africadero
Mine looked like this for seven years, self build...

Mine looked like this for seven years, self build hack, was a lot of fun. I parted them about a month ago:dg
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