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Forum: Airheads Today, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By DK Dan
There's some nice new videos up on the GS Vintage...

There's some nice new videos up on the GS Vintage Ride youtube channel!

The French G/S riders certainly know how to enjoy the good things in life :clap
Forum: Airheads Today, 03:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,114
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks a lot for the kind feedback guys! It's...

Thanks a lot for the kind feedback guys! It's especially nice considering the effort it took to revitalize the bike. I could be inclined to buy another airhead (RS or S) that needs a similar...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,114
Posted By DK Dan
Ok. Here are a few shots of the bike. I'm still...

Ok. Here are a few shots of the bike. I'm still making some adjustments but overall I'm really happy with it :clap

Bike in first real action at a national roadbook rally. Did almost 500 km's. Had...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,114
Posted By DK Dan
Actually I had a hell of a time to find and order...

Actually I had a hell of a time to find and order a suitable brake line. I considered using the steel part but decided on a flexible hose after having some PM conversions with inmate CptImagine who...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 1,682,636
Posted By DK Dan
Nice bush sauna! In 2003 and 2004 I rode a lot of...

Nice bush sauna! In 2003 and 2004 I rode a lot of trails in Finland and at each camp site the Finnish guys built a sauna next to one of the many rivers. After the sauna you jump into the icy cold...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 1,682,636
Posted By DK Dan
Similar bike - different scenery

Beautiful shot davorallyfan!
I own a similar airhead living on the other side of the planet. Can't really match your scenery but we do have some nice gravel and forest roads.

Summer is just...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By DK Dan
R80/100 GS forks

I can recommend the forks from an R80 GS or R100 GS. They do raise the height of your bike but you can drop the fork legs in the triple clamps to reduce the height. Overall I'm very pleased with my...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 758,333
Posted By DK Dan
Talking It's friday

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w192/GS_Weissbeer/Project%201_2014/B034C5F9-8659-40D7-B93A-9D7741CA89BC_zpskk3amnlo.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,042
Posted By DK Dan
Yes. You will find that there are a lot of...

Yes. You will find that there are a lot of special parts available for airheads. Both functional stuff but also a lot of bling.
Below is mostly functional I think, but I prefer the standard choke...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,210
Posted By DK Dan
Check carb settings

Assuming that you have your valves adjusted correctly then I would suggest that you first check the carb mixture settings (incl. compare spark plug colors) and then do a proper synchronization.
It...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,843
Posted By DK Dan
:doh I didn't catch that this a retrospective...

:doh
I didn't catch that this a retrospective thread like the one I did for my G/S revitalization. Still looking forward to seeing what you went through and how the bike turned out :ear
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,843
Posted By DK Dan
That certainly looks like a nice challenge! These...

That certainly looks like a nice challenge! These bikes are so nice to work on but it will cost a bit even when you just sum up all the small parts. The good thing is that if the project runs over...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By DK Dan
Plastic syringe for greasing swing arm bearings

In need of a conical tip for a grease gun I recently tried using a plastic syringe. I could easily apply enough pressure to push grease in and stopped when it started pushing out the plastic dust...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 97,149
Posted By DK Dan
That's a neat fix! Had a flat rear tire during a...

That's a neat fix! Had a flat rear tire during a local rally this weekend just 25 km from the finish line. Pinched the new tube during installation and had to ride it back flat. Next time I'll bring...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By DK Dan
Progress

Good points about the float height adjustment and old vs. new floats! Will certainly investigate this further when I find the time. And slightly off topic; regarding Archimedes principle...we once...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks for the feedback guys! Anders: You...

Thanks for the feedback guys!

Anders: You may have a point regarding the previous condition and it may actually be that the cylinder has been running hot before. I just didn't notice it due to the...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By DK Dan
Question Left cylinder running VERY hot - Advice needed!

Recently finished a frame off refresh on my R80 G/S and I'm now doing some small runs in order to tune and adjust the Bing carbs, clutch etc.
The bike just got some nice new stainless Keihan header...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,825
Posted By DK Dan
The 1000 cc does give the engine some more life....

The 1000 cc does give the engine some more life. Years ago I switched bike with a friend on a stock R80 GS. His R80 did of course not have the same power but it was really running silky smooth...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,825
Posted By DK Dan
Congratulations on getting your bike on the road....

Congratulations on getting your bike on the road. Getting some fresh gasoline should improve how the engine is running :D
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By DK Dan
I'm quite sure that the GS "tombstone" wind...

I'm quite sure that the GS "tombstone" wind deflector won't fit the ST directly. You will need to make a custom solution to make it fit. The GS deflector does keep the wind off your chest but from my...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 193,012
Posted By DK Dan
Nz

Scenery like that and the ride reports from Box'a'bits (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=612774) has really put New Zealand on my wish list of places to visit :clap
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,114
Posted By DK Dan
Well not much to clean off since it's mostly new...

Well not much to clean off since it's mostly new parts :D Even the front wheel has not seen much action since it originates from stock of R65GS parts from the Danish army. Had to rebuild it with new...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,550
Posted By DK Dan
Details............

Finally finished mounting a GS front fork on my G/S. Here's a link to a thread with the technical details > http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26515666&postcount=29
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,114
Posted By DK Dan
Semi-holy union: GS paralever forks in combination with G/S front wheel

In order to adapt my G/S front wheel to the "new" fork from a GS paralever model I got some parts made.

Here's an overview sketch of the axle and bushes needed:...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 709,628
Posted By DK Dan
I think I remember seeing it in a poor condition...

I think I remember seeing it in a poor condition in another thread. Guess it was used as intended but not much time was spent on maintenance. Hope that it will be brought back to it's former glory.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 709,628
Posted By DK Dan
Thumb Another airhead dirt bike

This one has been around for quite some time and it's still one of my favorite home brewed airhead dirtbikes. Think it lives somewhere in Australia.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By DK Dan
BMLE kit

Just found the adapter kit on Marc Parnes site. It's called BMLE and is priced at 130 USD. Looks like a quality kit.

http://www.marcparnes.com/BMLE.JPG
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks! I'll try to investigate the price incl....

Thanks! I'll try to investigate the price incl. shipping to Europe. But I already fear that it will be quite expensive.



Yeah that's my initial idea and think I'll try to make something like...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By DK Dan
Question How to mount a monolever rear wheel in a truing stand?

Just finished rebuilding my G/S front wheel and I'm about to start on the rear wheel. I trued the front wheel using the G/S forks with axle mounted in a vice. For the rear wheel I have decided to...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,148
Posted By DK Dan
Wow Anders! Looks like things are getting really...

Wow Anders! Looks like things are getting really serious with your engine. Can perfectly understand that you are putting such an effort into this now.
I didn't check the condition of my camshaft...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By DK Dan
I had a similar experience after assembling the...

I had a similar experience after assembling the harness on my '87 G/S. In my case all lights on the bike acted funny by switching on/off. It turned out that I hadn't connected terminal no. 85 on the...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By DK Dan
Actually I just pulled the old cover off this...

Actually I just pulled the old cover off this evening but it's not looking anywhere near new anymore and the color is sort of faded/discolored. So I would advice you to find an inmate with a newer...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By DK Dan
Präzision

Can't add much detail to the tolerances of airhead engine components. Mainly worked with micrometer gauges when I did lathing and milling courses several years ago. Recently I ordered a custom front...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By DK Dan
I bought an original PD seat and rack but there...

I bought an original PD seat and rack but there is a 2 cm gap between seat and tank when mounted. Already got a new black seat cover ready to go on but I can see that Siebenrock sells new seat foam...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 124,036
Posted By DK Dan
Sounds like a good product!

Sounds like a good product!
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 124,036
Posted By DK Dan
Great solution! I made a similar setup with...

Great solution!

I made a similar setup with a Touratech IMO Rallye computer years back. In the IMO I entered the outer circumference of the rear wheel. Then it could calculate the speed based on...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 197,744
Posted By DK Dan
Welcome

Welcome to the clan!
I use photobucket as my forum photo container. It's free and works ok.
Hope you get some photos uploaded so that we can see your G/S :ear
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By DK Dan
Hi Anders Great to see that you're making good...

Hi Anders
Great to see that you're making good progress! Cleaning engine parts and other greasy parts will be a lot easier if you have access to a cleaning booth with pump....
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 124,036
Posted By DK Dan
G/S vs GS front fender

Hey Beamster you changed the front fender to the G/S one. Was there any fitting problems with the GS fender or is it just to keep the standard G/S look?

I bet that the bike would look even better...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By DK Dan
You're welcome! If you decide to pull the timing...

You're welcome! If you decide to pull the timing chain cover to insert the spacers, then you'll probably need to also fit a new gasket pos. no. 7. Maybe also the seal in pos. no. 8 would be nice to...
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