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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,471
Posted By Brun
TDL, that has happened to mine too, but not after...

TDL, that has happened to mine too, but not after being in the rain. There has been rain and some high humidity warm weather - it's Spring in Oz. The fogging only manifests when the bike is in the...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,712
Posted By Brun
Yep, or 'Show a Bit of Leg'. Brunhilde...

Yep, or 'Show a Bit of Leg'.

Brunhilde doesn't mind posing for underwear shots, either ...

http://pic100.picturetrail.com:80/VOL405/8230927/24516543/409352385.jpg
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,712
Posted By Brun
Hey, me too. Yesterday, while I was fondling the...

Hey, me too. Yesterday, while I was fondling the old dear I tried to pull one of mine down to the lower position. Damn thing really didn't want to stay there at all. Kept slipping upwards as I tried...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Brun
Rubber hose and violin tuning peg. ...

Rubber hose and violin tuning peg.

http://pic100.picturetrail.com:80/VOL405/8230927/24516543/409796770.jpg

Violin pegs have many uses around my airhead. They are also useful for tuning violins....
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By Brun
Speedhut offers the option to seal the lens to...

Speedhut offers the option to seal the lens to the body. I chose to do mine myself, using silicone in a syringe. No problems so far.
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By Brun
Nicely done, and looks great. Connecting the 'hot...

Nicely done, and looks great. Connecting the 'hot start' wire is worthwhile. When you stop to shop or refuel it'll take only seconds to 'acquire' and you are good to go. Gotta love how smoothly that...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Nice post, Dusty. Well done getting as far as you...

Nice post, Dusty. Well done getting as far as you have.
Enjoy that bike while you can. I understand your winters can be pretty long and tedious. And fekkin' cold.

ps: Practice saying "BEEP"...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
At the moment it is still coiled up and sitting...

At the moment it is still coiled up and sitting in the front of the bucket. When you order the unit Speedhut will make the cable to the length you require. At the time I didn't know what length I...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,641
Posted By Brun
Doonie and Looking Around, thanks for the...

Doonie and Looking Around, thanks for the responses. I'd like to get there.
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
Padmei, getting a Warrant of Fitness every 6...

Padmei, getting a Warrant of Fitness every 6 months amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. You have my sympathy.

I guess it keeps all the bombs off the road and is very good for keeping NZ...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,641
Posted By Brun
Does anyone have any idea whether the Dargo to...

Does anyone have any idea whether the Dargo to Mount Hotham road is open?
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
Thanks. The cow was seen the next day staggering...

Thanks. The cow was seen the next day staggering around with a severe list to port and then disappeared. I assume the farmer shot it and ate beef for some time. We figured out later that I had lain...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Well done, Dusty. I think I might have heard the...

Well done, Dusty. I think I might have heard the "WooHoo" from here when that starter kicked in.

Now, your horn. Strange that both wires are hot. The horn button is on the Earth (ground) side of...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
That is beautiful, TDL. I wanted to find a /5...

That is beautiful, TDL. I wanted to find a /5 bucket but nothing turned up when I put the request out into the universe. While working on my chinese bucket I realised that I could probably graft a...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
Hmm, dunno mate. I wonder why they are not legal...

Hmm, dunno mate. I wonder why they are not legal in EnZed.
No yearly roadworthy inspections in my state and I can't imagine a policeperson ever noticing the GPS label.

I understand that under...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
Thanks gents. Ontic (gidday Hans), the...

Thanks gents.

Ontic (gidday Hans), the needle moves just like the needle in a (good) car or bike speedo. It moves very smoothly and exactly. Power draw for the 'always on' feature is less than 25...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Brun
Speedhut GPS speedo in chinese bucket

Bike is a 1974 R90/6. Front end was damaged in a collision with a cow 11 years ago. Forks and handlebars were bent; headlight, speedo and tacho trashed etc. As it happens, I never much liked the...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Hey Dusty. As per your email request here is the...

Hey Dusty. As per your email request here is the arrangement for my non-stock starter relay. Note that mine is a 1974 model and the colour of the starter trigger wire is different. Where mine uses a...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Dusty, you are very close. For the starter...

Dusty, you are very close.

For the starter relay question, I found this on a thread in 2011, posted by Wirewrkr:
...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,061
Posted By Brun
G'day Ex. I've just been setting this up and...

G'day Ex. I've just been setting this up and there is a problem with the diagram. I've shown a red, (always hot) wire feeding the relay. Yes, the headlight would be always on with this setup. I...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,270
Posted By Brun
I was talking with a Harley rider recently. His...

I was talking with a Harley rider recently. His 2005 thing has a 'momentary-on' button on each side of the handlebars. Press the button on the side you intend to turn and the indicators start...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,270
Posted By Brun
I am thinking of installing something similar,...

I am thinking of installing something similar, but wouldn't want it to offend others. A gentle but audible buzzer, perhaps.

The thought of dying because I left an indicator on and somebody...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By Brun
Lovely. The 'de-numbering' makes it look like a...

Lovely. The 'de-numbering' makes it look like a real bike.
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By Brun
That's a bit harsh, Sunbeem. Those V7...

That's a bit harsh, Sunbeem.

Those V7 Racers come with cool racing plates, all with the number 7 on them in a particularly exciting font.

And they clearly have a huge effect on young women...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By Brun
Gidday Sunbeem. I notice that this thread has had...

Gidday Sunbeem. I notice that this thread has had 168 views and no responses. It's as if nobody cares. Perhaps others are suffering from repressed Guzzi envy. Those jugs are so much more pert than...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Hang in there, Dusty. And thanks for the update.

Hang in there, Dusty. And thanks for the update.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,921
Posted By Brun
Congrats attached, and well done, Saranac. ...

Congrats attached, and well done, Saranac.

Enjoy!
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,871
Posted By Brun
Thanks for the update Hans. Stay well and pass on...

Thanks for the update Hans. Stay well and pass on a big hi to Krista and the pending addition.
Hopefully we'll catch up soon.

I recently stumbled across these pics of the Princess on firewood...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 1,401,987
Posted By Brun
... and nowhere near enough stuff strapped to 'em...

... and nowhere near enough stuff strapped to 'em

http://pic100.picturetrail.com:80/VOL405/8230927/24299726/407241727.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By Brun
Here's a practice run I did at home - it works...

Here's a practice run I did at home - it works the same at camp.

I use two metal 'billies'. The outer one is a conventional tinplate billy, with inside fitting lid.
The smaller one is stainless...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By Brun
Love yer work, Dave. A proper meal after a...

Love yer work, Dave.

A proper meal after a day on the road (or after a day slobbing about at camp) is one of life's joys. Having a competent kitchen adds to the pleasure. I wonder about those...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,467
Posted By Brun
Unless you are doing a major rewiring job the...

Unless you are doing a major rewiring job the headlight bucket is a pretty good place for them.

But they are nasty little things where they are - difficult to see, prone to loose connection and...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Dusty, that momentary flash of the high beam has...

Dusty, that momentary flash of the high beam has been on my mind. Today I stumbled upon a possible clue, on a British BMW forum. I stole a bunch of text from there and will quote it here. Note that...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,116
Posted By Brun
Great stuff, SculptD. Motorcycles should have...

Great stuff, SculptD. Motorcycles should have more wood.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Dusty, that gadget I posted is indeed a test...

Dusty, that gadget I posted is indeed a test light. I'm glad you have one.
I also approve of your plan. Good luck.
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By Brun
Dusty, my reading of the Haynes diagram is that...

Dusty, my reading of the Haynes diagram is that the White wire "coming from the main harness" is just going to the instrument pod plug and on to light the High Beam idiot light, so don't expect power...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,795
Posted By Brun
http://pic100.picturetrail.com:80/VOL405/8230927/2...

http://pic100.picturetrail.com:80/VOL405/8230927/22591876/377928457.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,195
Posted By Brun
G'day Disston. What Sailah said above, but also...

G'day Disston. What Sailah said above, but also make use of the internet.

A great resource is Animated Knots - http://www.animatedknots.com/

My most used knots are the clove hitch, bowline and...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By Brun
I had my frame powdercoated a couple of years...

I had my frame powdercoated a couple of years ago, along with a bunch of other refurb items. I removed and replaced the engine solo - with the jugs removed it was easy. I screwed a couple of car...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Brun
G'day Jowie Assume the gearbox is just fine for...

G'day Jowie
Assume the gearbox is just fine for now. They are pretty robust.

If the bike has suffered from lack of maintenance it's likely that you will find the splines on the gearbox input...
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