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Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 02:44 AM
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Posted By Big Al_SA
Agreed. various tints of black help distinguish...

Agreed. various tints of black help distinguish the bike.. Thats what I've attempting to create with my old Juggernaut..
Looks great.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Latest finished Pics, featuring new Bar end...

Latest finished Pics, featuring new Bar end mirrors from the UK..

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/September%202012/newside.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8,190
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Posted By Big Al_SA
Thanks, here's the thread on that rebuild. ...

Thanks,
here's the thread on that rebuild.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=721424

Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
My 1200 GSA.

This is my Daily ride, it's a 2007 GS Adventure, with a few cosmetic mods.
I use this daily for my commute to work and back, and it very seldom goes off-road. Decided to give it my spin on a triple...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 697,864
Posted By Big Al_SA
Awesome scoot.. Looks the bizz.. Alan

Awesome scoot.. Looks the bizz..

Alan
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2012, 09:51 AM
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Views: 697,864
Posted By Big Al_SA
Some more of my almost completed R100. ...

Some more of my almost completed R100.

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/September%202012/angle1.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/September%202012/angle.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hey, so I managed to buy back my nose...

Hey,

so I managed to buy back my nose fairing I sold 5 months ago, huge bit of luck there. Stuck that back on as you take a bit of a beeting without it, and it's easy enough to remove if I want to...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 697,864
Posted By Big Al_SA
http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/home/crdangle....

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/home/crdangle.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/home/crdrawing.jpg

Getting some Bar-end mirrors from the UK in a few weeks time. then it's complete..
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2012, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Big Al_SA
Hi, actually the disc is a complete balls up.....

Hi,
actually the disc is a complete balls up.. It's made from the wrong steel,a nd sounds horrendous so I'm currently migrating back to one single Calliper and the original disc. I might put them...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2012, 12:10 AM
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Views: 697,864
Posted By Big Al_SA
My CR, about 98% completed.. ...

My CR, about 98% completed..

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/newpics/construction.jpg

Awaiting some bar end mirrors coming from the UK, and then it's more or less done and dusted.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hi Redpaso, glad it's at least giving you some...

Hi Redpaso,
glad it's at least giving you some ideas and motivation. I saw a Pic of another guys' build and used that for my inspiration, so it all goes round in a loop at the end of the day.
Good...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
A Posed Pic of my two playthings.. ...

A Posed Pic of my two playthings..

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmwbikes.jpg

That's Herman the Sherman Tank - Cafe Racer, a 1981 BMW R100 CS, and the Juggernaut, my 2007 BMW 1200 GS...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/newpics/constr...

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/newpics/construction.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/newpics/sketchside.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/newpics/saints1.jpg
:evil

Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
Mine was a standard Silver 1200 Adventure. I got...

Mine was a standard Silver 1200 Adventure. I got the rear pannier frames black powder coated, the rear grab rail powder coated, and I painted the lower shock "socks", beak and top of the tank black....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
My "revived" 2007 GSA, in my own "Triple Black"...

My "revived" 2007 GSA, in my own "Triple Black" version.

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/gsa/frontangle.jpg

Alan
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 124,758
Posted By Big Al_SA
My Cafe' Racer. ...

My Cafe' Racer.

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/home/crdrawing.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/home/crtinted.jpg

Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hey guys, Managed to do some more cleanups,...

Hey guys,

Managed to do some more cleanups, Looking a lot better now. Also got the Panniers Brackets and the rear Grabrail Powdercoated SemiGloss Black. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
Locally manufactured I think. See here....

Locally manufactured I think. See here. http://worldofaccessories.co.za/index.php/dual-sport/bmw-headlight-and-oil-cooler-guard.html

Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,433
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hi there, Also "new to the Family". Did an...

Hi there,

Also "new to the Family". Did an exchanged deal here in South Africa, swapped a 2010 660 Tenere for a 2007 GSA. Think I did ok..
http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/gsa/dirty.jpg

Not...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hi Les, thanks, they're local to SouthA...

Hi Les,

thanks, they're local to SouthA frica. The Headers are from Powerflow Motorcycle Exhausts up in Durban, and the baffles are the originals, which have been shortened and re-welded by a...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Here's a small video of him starting up and a...

Here's a small video of him starting up and a little revving.. AWESOME sound...

http://youtu.be/cjC3CJMRqHY

regards

Alan
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Cool2 Rode him home today.. Needs some fettling to get...

Rode him home today.. Needs some fettling to get the carbs right, bit otherwise, he's rolling..

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/home/frontangle.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Thanks guys, I think these bikes are like,...

Thanks guys,

I think these bikes are like, continual conversions.. It's mostly done, but I'll spend then next 6 months changing odds and ends as I go along.. :roflOverall the result is exactly...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,238
Posted By Big Al_SA
Thanks for the input guys, thats what I...

Thanks for the input guys,
thats what I thought. It must be pretty minimal if anything.. I recall when I stripped down the Bike after I got it, the airbox was "wet", but certainly no pool of oil in...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,238
Posted By Big Al_SA
ok, got you.. I'll see how mine does before...

ok, got you.. I'll see how mine does before making further comment.. Worst case, I'll extend a pipe down to the back of the swingarm and put the filter there.
Al
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,238
Posted By Big Al_SA
Afternoon, I'm new at this group and owning an...

Afternoon,
I'm new at this group and owning an Airhead, but I'm just finishing building a cafe racer, and have a small breather Filter on mine just like the very first image posted. My racebike...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Thanks man, appreciate the comments. Yes there...

Thanks man, appreciate the comments.
Yes there will only be one key,s o nothing to scuff up the Aluminium. it hasn't seen the road yet, or since it's been rebuilt..

Al
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Got herman out the Garage ofr the first time...

Got herman out the Garage ofr the first time since he was wheeled in 9 months ago..
Did a really good test on the rear end travel, at the lowest point I could jump on the bike's rear, I have...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 697,864
Posted By Big Al_SA
MountainJ, I cannot tell you that answer,...

MountainJ,

I cannot tell you that answer, this is how they came off the original bike I bought last year. If I were to guess, I would say they have been powder coated. The finish is very original,...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 697,864
Posted By Big Al_SA
Here's pic's of mine today. first time out the...

Here's pic's of mine today. first time out the workshop after 9 months of stripping to bare and rebuilding.. 98% complete.

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/feb/enginedetailfilter.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Update. Took in the Clutch Cable and got a new...

Update. Took in the Clutch Cable and got a new one made. Got home, fitted it, and it's like nothing was shortened at all.. So have to go back tomorrow and debate.. So then I got stuck in and finished...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Supershaft, appreciate your sentiments. If the...

Supershaft,
appreciate your sentiments. If the Oil breather does show signs of "leaking", I'll resolve that immediately. I'd think it would be pertinent to say I'm not the type who rides,...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Got to do some more work.. Braided Hose on new...

Got to do some more work.. Braided Hose on new front Brake..

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/jan/brakehose.jpg

Removed Plastic Mudguard, looked very kak.. New Stainless Mudguard and Lights....
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Naza It's Peter Brown at Craig's in Maitland.

Naza

It's Peter Brown at Craig's in Maitland.
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hi SST The Caliper is from an old BMW 1100,...

Hi SST

The Caliper is from an old BMW 1100, I think it's from an 2003 or 2004 R1100 S. That was a spare my mate Max had in his box of goodies..
The Disc was made up by a local Racing bike...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Hey, that's nice and clean, and definitely huge...

Hey,
that's nice and clean, and definitely huge potential.. You're braver than me for stripping that wiring loom out the Headlight.. :D

Cheers

Al
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Went and did some more today.. Decided to mount...

Went and did some more today.. Decided to mount parts which were mountable..

Front Mudguard.

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/jan/mudguard.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Went and finished cleaning up the Gearbox.. :cry...

Went and finished cleaning up the Gearbox.. :cry My fingers....

Here's a Pic of the finished top yoke, showing Nylon Washers under Shock Nuts. Looks nice and clean, ready for bars.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
Not going to elaborate too much as I have to...

Not going to elaborate too much as I have to repeat post this build in multiple places.. So Pics here. The Build can be found here: http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/project.htm

Latest updates...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 32,990
Posted By Big Al_SA
http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/dec/shocks.jpg...

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/dec/shocks.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/dec/rearshockson.jpg

http://www.paterson.co.za/bikes/bmw/dec/rearview.jpg
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