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Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By DK Dan
Seem to remember that this was recently discussed...

Seem to remember that this was recently discussed in another thread. Don't remember the conclusion but I think that the answer came from one of the Dutch guys (Prutser or Dmaster??)
Hope this gives...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By DK Dan
Mine also required some "persuasion". Some WD40...

Mine also required some "persuasion". Some WD40 or light oil might help.
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 49,120
Posted By DK Dan
I really like the nice work and modifications...

I really like the nice work and modifications being shown in this thread :clap
I started a more "regular" overhaul process in February without as many custom details and I'm about 80-90 % done. So...
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By DK Dan
Some more relevant info here:...

Some more relevant info here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958123&highlight=prepping

As Rob mentions the M20 thread for the swingarm bolts can be cut afterwards but damn that M20...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By DK Dan
I had the same challenge and removed some of the...

I had the same challenge and removed some of the outer wall material of the wrench with a hand file. It worked ok but the turning action is limited depending on how much material you remove.
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By DK Dan
At some point mine stopped working so I opened it...

At some point mine stopped working so I opened it by drilling out the two metal bushes. It was more or less filled with mud after some heavy offroad riding. Cleaned all the parts and gave it some...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By DK Dan
Same here. Started back in February and have...

Same here. Started back in February and have worked my way ahead as time and motivation have permitted.
Looking forward to following this one!
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By DK Dan
Clutch switch or neutral switch causing trouble?

Clutch switch or neutral switch causing trouble?
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 350,620
Posted By DK Dan
That's a nice airhead dirt bike! It's fitted with...

That's a nice airhead dirt bike! It's fitted with a R1100GS swingarm, modern upside down forks and many more modifications.
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,872
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks for the details Graham and CptImagine. The...

Thanks for the details Graham and CptImagine. The Denali sure seems like a quality product with a very low power consumption! I already have a set of Hella Micro DE's that I bought years ago so I'll...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,872
Posted By DK Dan
Looks like a perfect trail for your nice...

Looks like a perfect trail for your nice G/S:thumb

What kind of aux lights do you have and would you mind sharing the wiring details?
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,206
Posted By DK Dan
Nice!

Nice result Larry :clap I'm following close behind with my own G/S refresh.
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,249
Views: 1,447,590
Posted By DK Dan
Nice :clap

Nice :clap
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By DK Dan
Diameter of housing = 9,8 cm (meaning the hole...

Diameter of housing = 9,8 cm (meaning the hole for installation should be about 10 cm)
Depth of housing = 5,5 cm (measured behind the black upper ring to the back of the housing excl. connection...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,249
Views: 1,447,590
Posted By DK Dan
+1 :thumb 2008 was my last visit to France....

+1 :thumb

2008 was my last visit to France. Hope to see more of it some day.
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,313
Posted By DK Dan
Favorite thread

Just wanted to say that this is one of my favorite threads on this board. It has all the right ingredients - a nicely modified bike riding through some of the nicest scenery I've ever seen.

Thanks...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,911
Posted By DK Dan
That certainly looks like a fun project. Nice...

That certainly looks like a fun project. Nice upgrades with the Siebenrock kit, HE front brake and new headlight + wind defelctor. Are you guys planning on fitting another tank in combination with...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,872
Posted By DK Dan
Here you go Caddy. From my subscriptions list: ...

Here you go Caddy. From my subscriptions list:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=872563
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 671,335
Posted By DK Dan
Impressive :clap ...

Impressive :clap

http://www.out-motorsports.com/849_enduro.php

http://www.out-motorsports.com/997_raid.php
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,863
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,863
Posted By DK Dan
I'm about to get the HE 320 set for my G/S. I got...

I'm about to get the HE 320 set for my G/S. I got GS forks and G/S front wheel so it will be a mix of the caliber adapter they offer for the GS and the 5 bolt 39 mm thick disc adapter for the G/S.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,815
Posted By DK Dan
I can't recommend the Kawasaki headlight since it...

I can't recommend the Kawasaki headlight since it will be a very similar setup as you have now and it will require some custom fitting. I installed it using this instrument holder...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,815
Posted By DK Dan
Nice to see another dane here! At one point...

Nice to see another dane here!

At one point I ran a headlight from a Kawasaki EN500, together with the GS wind deflector/tombstone and a Touratech IMO 300 instrument. I'm currently going back to...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 671,335
Posted By DK Dan
Ivan, that is one nice build! I can see that Roos...

Ivan, that is one nice build! I can see that Roos is riding no. 12. In 2004 I participated with her in the Allroad Tour (http://www.allroadtour.fi/nangu2004/gallery/index.htm). Give her my best...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By DK Dan
My best guess is still that the seal surfaces...

My best guess is still that the seal surfaces were damaged either during some previous machine work on the head or when being handled by someone.

Now back to cleaning gunk and combustion deposits...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By DK Dan
Thumb Ahh. Thanks Anton I see it now. So many small...

Ahh. Thanks Anton I see it now. So many small details to keep an eye on when working on our airheads. The photo was taken before I took off the gasket and it looks like it was installed correctly the...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks for the responses guys! Regarding the...

Thanks for the responses guys!

Regarding the seats they seem totally flat in the undamaged areas. The nuts holding the rocker arm assembly were not loose when I took them off. So I'm thinking that...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By DK Dan
Question Damage marks on seats for rocker arm assembly and pushrods?

My R80 G/S was converted to 1000 cc (Siebenrock kit) by the PO. I'm now replacing the different o-rings and gaskets on both cylinders due to oil leaks and found below damage marks on three of the...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By DK Dan
I successfully used something called "Engine...

I successfully used something called "Engine cleaner" that comes in a hand spray gun. According to the label it's a mix of white mineral oil and 1 to 5 % ethanol. It's odor free.
It did take some...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,821
Posted By DK Dan
You need a G/S or GS :D Love the nature and...

You need a G/S or GS :D

Love the nature and gravel roads of Sweden! Will be going (by car) to ALV in Vimmerby for this years summer vaction. Maybe I should bring the bike on a trailer :ricky
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By DK Dan
I have it appart so it'll get the grease. But I...

I have it appart so it'll get the grease. But I totally agree with you. The parts were totally dry when I took them out and the clutch operation was fine when the bike was running.



Yes, the...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks Bill! I'm going for 122 Nm. Just gotta...

Thanks Bill! I'm going for 122 Nm. Just gotta borrow another torque wrench.
+ I read the Haynes manual further and discovered that the clutch spring needs a smear of grease where it makes contact...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By DK Dan
Congratulations on your purchase! For a high...

Congratulations on your purchase!

For a high mounted fender I would suggest to get one with the original GS look. I'm getting one for my G/S since I think it looks much better on our bikes than...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By DK Dan
Main seal and o-ring for oil pump cover renewed

Just finished renewing main seal and o-ring for the oil pump cover. I followed Jörg's excellent instructions (http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/r80gs.html#cseal).

Before - what a mess. I cleaned the...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,821
Posted By DK Dan
Some transmission oils are red when new so maybe...

Some transmission oils are red when new so maybe it's just a normal color change. I would be more worried if it was cappuccino colored meaning that the oil would probably be contaminated with water....
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By DK Dan
From my experience it only makes sense to buy...

From my experience it only makes sense to buy more bikes (and any other materialistic stuff) if you truly have the time to enjoy and maintain the things you get. Otherwise you won't really be any...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By DK Dan
This similar one...

This similar one (http://www.123mc.dk/js/malihu-jquery-image-gallery/image-gallery.php?parent_id=86502) is for sale near me. 30.000 Dkr ~ 5.500 USD. A 1980 model with 120.000 km on the clock. One day...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By DK Dan
I wrote them an e-mail asking if they do any mugs...

I wrote them an e-mail asking if they do any mugs with the BMW logo and preferably motorcycle related. Would almost think that a webshop in this category totally ignores any sort of license rules.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,765
Posted By DK Dan
Yeah very nice G/S. Like the tank color which...

Yeah very nice G/S. Like the tank color which blends nicely with the PD decals!

Skyshadow: As far as I can see you have your GS forks mounted all the way up in the top tripple tree. Did you mount...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By DK Dan
Very nice atmosphere in that video! I also...

Very nice atmosphere in that video! I also noticed the cup and found a possible source :D http://www.classicmotoringenamels.co.uk/cats.asp?cID=34
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