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Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,226
Posted By Box'a'bits
I use a small amount of blue locktite on that...

I use a small amount of blue locktite on that bolt, after it managed to wiggle loose on a couple of occassions. It really makes a mess of the airbox & the back of the gearbox when that happens.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yes, you could do this, if you are prepared to do...

Yes, you could do this, if you are prepared to do a bit of work. Have a read of Stephen Bottchers conversion link (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=467221)

Beernard's got an 87 R65...
Forum: New Zealand 06-24-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,777
Posted By Box'a'bits
Front Page Photo

Congrats to Igormortis for getting one of his trip photos into the front page rotation. :clap:clap:clap
...
Forum: New Zealand 06-23-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
I hope not. That's a hardtail...:puke1

I hope not. That's a hardtail...:puke1
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,997
Posted By Box'a'bits
Was fairly sure that it was sold via Motoren...

Was fairly sure that it was sold via Motoren Israel. It clamped to the backbone (alloy blocks), & was water jetted with cut outs for the snorkels for the air box. It bolted to the top two gearbox...
Forum: New Zealand 06-22-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,342
Posted By Box'a'bits
Glitch, had you seen the 3 You Tube videos...

Glitch, had you seen the 3 You Tube videos Peeteey shot of the Christchurch guys sojourn into there, 2014? Here's the links (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23377368&postcount=1497) for...
Forum: New Zealand 06-22-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,342
Posted By Box'a'bits
Just popping a valid link across to Phreaky Phil...

Just popping a valid link across to Phreaky Phil & Dawn's ride report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1043463) for the Clarence earlier this year. :deal
Ah, Summer. Remember what it...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,997
Posted By Box'a'bits
Altus's bike is a twin shock...Don't know what...

Altus's bike is a twin shock...Don't know what the frame was derived from.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,997
Posted By Box'a'bits
That was Altus Pienaar's HPN 540. So you'd assume...

That was Altus Pienaar's HPN 540. So you'd assume that the brace was installed.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By Box'a'bits
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x640q90/661/9o...

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x640q90/661/9oNMFj.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 06-19-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1,614
Views: 88,158
Posted By Box'a'bits
Padmei of course has an R80, so is forced to say...

Padmei of course has an R80, so is forced to say that. He compensates for his smaller size by having a slightly lower final drive ratio.

Given an intent to occasionally take Mrs Voltaire as...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hi Max. Ventura (http://www.ventura-bike.com)...

Hi Max. Ventura (http://www.ventura-bike.com) sells them. Not terribly robust. Work with a pack that sits either on the seat or the rear of the frame
Forum: New Zealand 06-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Box'a'bits
Couple travelling

Stephen, you'll be aware that I was also interested in doing the TAT.

When we look at it, it was initially as riding as a couple, but we quickly became aware that this wasn't going to work for...
Forum: New Zealand 06-16-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,177
Posted By Box'a'bits
Mate, there is so an opening to get you an after...

Mate, there is so an opening to get you an after market colonoscopy...:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 06-16-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,177
Posted By Box'a'bits
Been there, done that. Had to tell the guy doing...

Been there, done that. Had to tell the guy doing it that he was going the wrong way - that there was a corner where he was trying to go straight...TMI

The pre drinks are a real piece of work...
Forum: New Zealand 06-16-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,177
Posted By Box'a'bits
Thanks Michael. Those LED tail lamps are...

Thanks Michael.

Those LED tail lamps are totally worth it, from a visibility & peace of mind standpoint.
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
:y0! Keen! That'll be fine.

:y0! Keen!

That'll be fine.
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
Just after lunch I took delivery of: A laundry...

Just after lunch I took delivery of:
A laundry hamper & liner (have to say that weighs a shit load)
4 fitted queen sized electric blankets, &
A box of 'Attends' (is that the same of 'Depends',...
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,177
Posted By Box'a'bits
I haven't had the Paralever fail on me yet, so I...

I haven't had the Paralever fail on me yet, so I am still enamoured with them. The Emerald Island driveshaft is my backup plan. Hopefully you won't have any issues (in your self imposed duties as...
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
I keep thinking I should put this time to good...

I keep thinking I should put this time to good use...then the treasurer reminds me to focus on the house.

On the bucket list - but Aussie is starting to creep up as well

Anytime. I am not...
Forum: New Zealand 06-14-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 21,879
Posted By Box'a'bits
On my little GPS I just use batteries. I'd lose...

On my little GPS I just use batteries. I'd lose the waterproofness if I hardwired it...
Forum: New Zealand 06-12-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,040
Posted By Box'a'bits
If the files were surrounded by then they'll...

If the files were surrounded by then they'll stay as is.
Forum: New Zealand 06-11-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,040
Posted By Box'a'bits
I already knew about it. I have a number of...

I already knew about it.

I have a number of reference thread links in a word document. That allows for easy reference, that is outside of the ADVrider world. Also a small amount of additional...
Forum: New Zealand 06-08-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Box'a'bits
The stock GS springs are 0.48kg/mm.

The stock GS springs are 0.48kg/mm.
Forum: New Zealand 06-07-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,004
Posted By Box'a'bits
Looked a fun day out.

Looked a fun day out.
Forum: New Zealand 06-06-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
The guy that bought the R100R a while ago is...

The guy that bought the R100R a while ago is obviously making a cafe racer / scrambler / something else. He has sold bits off it (on Trademe) to fund that aim. I bought a seat, low stock exhaust...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,263
Posted By Box'a'bits
Oil in the swing arm can start to degrade the...

Oil in the swing arm can start to degrade the damper in the driveshaft, & also speed the washout of grease in the universals. Better to fix the fault early. :deal
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By Box'a'bits
These ones...

These ones (http://www.bmwboxersupplies.com/stainless-heavy-duty-crasch-bars-with-sidestand-p-109.html?osCsid=g79us2k0592j1oubcqb6b4tt03) :D
Forum: New Zealand 05-29-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,018
Posted By Box'a'bits
Hopefully you meant 80/90w..

Hopefully you meant 80/90w..
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Box'a'bits
Nope, he had the inserts only for sale, which he...

Nope, he had the inserts only for sale, which he has sold to a friend of mine.
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
am.

am.
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
You home tomorrow? I've got to get Mandy from...

You home tomorrow? I've got to get Mandy from PNth...
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
Did you want to have a play with the 2 into 2?

Did you want to have a play with the 2 into 2?
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By Box'a'bits
Have you viewed Mike Brewer's You Tube video of...

Have you viewed Mike Brewer's You Tube video of Ted Porter explaining the circle issue?

<iframe width="800" height="525"...
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,177
Posted By Box'a'bits
North Range Road

Dropped Mandy at her mum's for 4 days R&R. After flipping round to see Mum & Dad, got to take a quick spin thru North Range Road. Perfect day for it. Still. But the last few days have filled up the...
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,614
Views: 88,158
Posted By Box'a'bits
Final drive oils are supposed to look like this...

Final drive oils are supposed to look like this aren't they? :deal

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Aul2M91o_X4/VV7vIGeM-fI/AAAAAAAAV6I/OkvfNu4t0sM/s800/P5210003.JPG
Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,177
Posted By Box'a'bits
Yes. :evil Anything that can improve leverage (&...

Yes. :evil Anything that can improve leverage (& therefore rear braking) is worthwhile.

You should also get some new (EBC) brake shoes
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8,265
Views: 1,728,120
Posted By Box'a'bits
Good thanks Jenna. I've had them since the...

Good thanks Jenna. I've had them since the initial production run. I've used them on a few multi day rides now, & they are waterproof, well designed, & very well built. I'm extremely pleased with...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8,265
Views: 1,728,120
Posted By Box'a'bits
<table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a...

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Forum: New Zealand 05-17-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,401
Posted By Box'a'bits
Talking of which, you need to update us all on...

Talking of which, you need to update us all on progress with the new Whale...:deal
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