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Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America Today, 02:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,348
Posted By Warin
That appears to me to be Garmin policy - all the...

That appears to me to be Garmin policy - all the 'dirt adventure roads' are only shown at the most zoomed in layer. You may be able to set your GPS to display more detail .. I have my 60 set to...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,338
Posted By Warin
:nod Put the gate makers and installers out of...

:nod Put the gate makers and installers out of work though. May be they can go around collecting photos, delivering the fines though?
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Warin
And passports... RFID Aluminum...

And passports...


RFID
Aluminum cooking foil folded front side to backside may help. For the passport - do it for the page with the RFID thingy (its the thicker page) - this way the outside of...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By Warin
Water in fuel .. It will settle to the bottom...

Water in fuel
.. It will settle to the bottom if left alone. Switch petcock to off and leave over night. Remove float bowels, put some plastic ice cream containers under the carbs and switch to...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,338
Posted By Warin
True. But they do get very inventive. The...

True. But they do get very inventive.

The problem is those that go past the 'road closed' sign are the same ones that go through locked gates... A 'wild life camera' is much better at getting...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,338
Posted By Warin
The local NP here has signs on the 'back' of the...

The local NP here has signs on the 'back' of the gates with a phone number .. and mentions a fee for opening the gate too... They do have signs up stating the times of closure and opening.

For...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,745
Posted By Warin
Looks like it to me. Maybe you can find someone...

Looks like it to me. Maybe you can find someone willing to swap.

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My experience with leaking carbs - always been dirt under the needle or the needle. Only once have I had a...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,001
Posted By Warin
OK. Bm factory manuals tend to be expensive....

OK. Bm factory manuals tend to be expensive. Someone may have picked one up from a sale - they are now from an obsolete model so could have been offered cheap. Both Clymer and Haynes make generic...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,796
Posted By Warin
And that would be every one you saw? :1drink...

And that would be every one you saw? :1drink Might be easier to list the bad ones..

As for the North Island .. not been there Oscar ... I hear it smells though.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Warin
Only afterwards .. :1drink Have a good Xmas. ...

Only afterwards .. :1drink Have a good Xmas.

Bleedin brakes...

I found there was an air pocket in the slave cylinders .. and my best method for getting rid of them was to


fill them as...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 33,733
Posted By Warin
Maybe the puddin needs to go a little modern? ...

Maybe the puddin needs to go a little modern?

Cloud based info?

Facebook page :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Warin
Have you looked in the manual? Haynes has an...

Have you looked in the manual? Haynes has an exploded view... A parts manual will also show it .. if you Have the ETK then you can view it..

Pictures are available from various suppliers .. what...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,255
Posted By Warin
Some battery powered vehicles have solar cells on...

Some battery powered vehicles have solar cells on them .. as they would spend most of the day parked outside work they can partially recharge there.

The average commute is 40km .. so 80km for the...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,666
Posted By Warin
LP cheese guide - first ones are Tassie ...

LP cheese guide - first ones are Tassie
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/australia/travel-tips-and-articles/australias-best-food-experiences-on-the-cheese-trail?affil=EML_EDITORIALNEWS_99

Got that in...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Warin
If the voltmeter were wired as you suggest...

If the voltmeter were wired as you suggest bmwrench to the headlight circuit the voltmeter would only turn on when the headlight is turned on.

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Possibilities

a) the positive...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Warin
Poi ..

Situation .. your running out of petrol .. and need one soon. You search on your GPS for the nearest petrol station using the GPS .. built in POI.
I don't normally use additional sources of POI...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,798
Posted By Warin
Snif... should I get some Pamolive Gold? :huh

Snif... should I get some Pamolive Gold? :huh
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By Warin
Could be the advance mechanism .. lot easier to...

Could be the advance mechanism .. lot easier to check, lube that first than spend a lot more time getting into the cam chain box. Do the simple/cheap stuff first. And it is more exposed compared to...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,978
Posted By Warin
I like the French penalty for drink driving .....

I like the French penalty for drink driving .. they impound the car for a month.. if it is yours or not .. you got a hire car? Then your paying for a months rent .. :deal Your friends car? Maybe...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Warin
Go slow. You'll get a lot further on yer money at...

Go slow. You'll get a lot further on yer money at 80km/h than at 100+. And you'll see more. That is grey nomad caravan speed for a reason.

See some of Oz before you go off OS. Shipping your bike...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By Warin
:doh I missed the rubber bits .. another solution...

:doh I missed the rubber bits .. another solution to a problem that was better left alone. Two theories; vibration and heat. They did not improve the reliability so ... not worth it.

Replace the...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By Warin
Yer diode board is toast.. well it is probably...

Yer diode board is toast.. well it is probably easiest to buy a complete new one than try to save a little money replacing individual diodes. As well main diodes 1,2,3 there are also 2 of the smaller...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By Warin
Yes! What was it making contact to on the diode...

Yes! What was it making contact to on the diode board? See the black marks on the wire .. there may be similar black marks on the diode board too ..

A major thing about finding faults .. looking...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,978
Posted By Warin
Excellent! In NSW is it not also 3 points...

Excellent!

In NSW is it not also 3 points off the license?
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,666
Posted By Warin
Start with the recent postings what to do ...

Start with the recent postings

what to do
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1029802

[edit - a mod has moved the posting here .. all together... nice]

time...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,096
Posted By Warin
Reams don't produce round holes either! :1drink ...

Reams don't produce round holes either! :1drink

You want round?
http://www.csiro.au/Portals/Multimedia/CSIROpod/Perfect-Balls.aspx

~93 mm diameter Roundness? +/- 0.000035 mm for the best of...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By Warin
= rotor is ok, not shorted to earth (nor open...

= rotor is ok, not shorted to earth (nor open circuit as then the light would not turn on).

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So suspects turn to the diode board, and less likely the stator.

You'll need to...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By Warin
You have not done 'my' tests. You need...

You have not done 'my' tests.


You need to pull the brush away from the copper slip ring on the rotor .. this tests the rotor ... By pulling the wire off the brush your not testing the rotor .....
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,666
Posted By Warin
While yer luck was running yer shoda bought a...

While yer luck was running yer shoda bought a lottery tickert...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,978
Posted By Warin
humm .. Pick the cop on the unmarked bike -...

humm ..
Pick the cop on the unmarked bike - he's the one with the hizi vest.

I can see those hizi vests being popular over in WA ... :evil you'll be seen miles away .. win win.
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Warin
Possibly Euro Motoelectrics source has produced...

Possibly Euro Motoelectrics source has produced ones that fail - poor quality at probably a very cheap price. I'd ask them ... they may have a different source now so as to supply 'good' ones .. does...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Warin
What are you 'transforming' it into? It is...

What are you 'transforming' it into?

It is not required to run an 'off road' tyre to go off road...
Something less aggressive may be better say a Dunlop K70...

In sticky mud the 'off road'...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,798
Posted By Warin
:shog They have a waiting room for the morgue?...

:shog They have a waiting room for the morgue? Don't tell the minister for health .. we'll have them too if he finds out.



There is a thought...
I've got a CD from the library at the moment...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,096
Posted By Warin
The pivot is a bush that can be replaced .....

The pivot is a bush that can be replaced .. you'll need to have a new one made up .. get a few? The brake leaver may use the same size.

The cable ferrule 'house' could be made up as a brass bush...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Warin
I've an even older 60Cx. I'll through it when it...

I've an even older 60Cx. I'll through it when it wares out :1drink Not before .. then get a similar thing then i.e. water proof, hand held, motorcycle friendly, with enough memory for maps, tracks...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By Warin
Question More clues

What is happening to the waring lights?
Are they on to start with?
Do they go out when you press the starter button? Or do they go dim? Or stay bright?

Those are all clues as to what is...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,666
Posted By Warin
Snow Mt Wellington Xmas... I don't go swimming...

Snow Mt Wellington Xmas... I don't go swimming down there .. too cool.

Thermals are a must - take little room.

Zeehan museum (west coast).
Latrobe chocolates ('just' south of Devonport.)
...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By Warin
2 possibly related problems... a) starter...

2 possibly related problems...

a) starter spins but won't engage ... solenoid problem? You may need to strip the starter motor/solenoid to find the problem.

b) Starter relay .. could be the...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Warin
Make/get a fitting from it to a schrader valve.....

Make/get a fitting from it to a schrader valve.. use air pressure to replace the oil pressure.

Given the cost/trouble of testing .. most people will simply buy another switch.
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,798
Posted By Warin
Same could be said of speeding fines, parking...

Same could be said of speeding fines, parking fines etc. There may be some actions that are taken now that mean these things now get paid. Don't know and I don't want to find out. :D Prefer my...
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