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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:48 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 44,458
Posted By jellycow
I have the same experience. Luckily the plastics...

I have the same experience. Luckily the plastics on my NX250 were prebroken already so I don't have to worry to much :rofl Next to that, my GS was prehated as well, so no worries there eighter :huh...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
How about a NTV650 shock, that will lower the...

How about a NTV650 shock, that will lower the rear 7cm (2.75".) Then just put the fork legs through the tripple to compensate.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
Thanks Dangerish and Scrambler! I have a nice...

Thanks Dangerish and Scrambler!
I have a nice NX650 wheel with disk in the basement hence I was thinking about using that with the NX250 caliper and XR650L adapter. The chinese clone, well, I'm not...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
Above was posted on page 428. I'm looking into...

Above was posted on page 428.
I'm looking into getting a NX650 wheel in my NX250 and I would need the XR650L bracket but am having a hard time finding one. Except the one linked below, of which I'm...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By jellycow
Most sturdy ones I know of:...

Most sturdy ones I know of: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1069873
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,290
Posted By jellycow
To bad a solid floor will a) highlight every...

To bad a solid floor will a) highlight every oilstain and b) prompt you to fix those leaks. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By jellycow
Last week I helped a guy service his'78 R80RT...

Last week I helped a guy service his'78 R80RT prior to his holiday. The valves were set by a fairly reputated local shop about 6000km (3800mls) ago. Same story; only the RH exhaust had any play in...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,640
Posted By jellycow
Building on the left in the background, some...

Building on the left in the background, some contraption (wheelbarrel?) direct to the left of the bike, another broken construction downhill on the right. Looks like some property.
And the battery...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
2 posts above Scrambler states you'd need a 104...

2 posts above Scrambler states you'd need a 104 lenght chain when using a 45 teeth sprocket.

Really a very nice video! I'd relocate if I had the chance :-)
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By jellycow
Corrosion in eighter the connector on bottom of...

Corrosion in eighter the connector on bottom of the dash housing or on the inside of the housing (the flexible plate which makes for the connections inside the housing.)
Or backlight bleeding from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
Actially that would be 160$ plus shipping. How...

Actially that would be 160$ plus shipping. How much are they from Honda?
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
The link I posted 2 pages ago is the same...

The link I posted 2 pages ago is the same manufactorer as OEM, just saying :D
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By jellycow
That's a good option too, upgraded GS forks. I'd...

That's a good option too, upgraded GS forks. I'd jump on that for a reasonable price providing you're not planning on doing motocross style riding.
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By jellycow
Yeah, those airheads aren't in demand for no...

Yeah, those airheads aren't in demand for no reason!

How about this: get the GSA ready and sell it. Ride the airhead GS for a while and see if you like it.
If yes: continue being an Airhead,...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By jellycow
Unholy union might be the best option in the end,...

Unholy union might be the best option in the end, those OEM forks and wheels are getting sought after. The extra cost compared to buying BMW parts might not be that big and the upgrade does justify...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By jellycow
And that's why you should keep the GS instead of...

And that's why you should keep the GS instead of the GSA; handling in most but some rare conditions. :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,801
Posted By jellycow
Wohoooo! :clap:clap:clap

Wohoooo! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,284
Posted By jellycow
That's the spirit!

That's the spirit!
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,284
Posted By jellycow
What looked as a nice bike quickly turned into a...

What looked as a nice bike quickly turned into a can of worms :huh
But, just keep going and in the end you'll have a great bike of which you can be sure everything has been adressed and will be well...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By jellycow
No airhead rider ever said. :rofl An Öhlins...

No airhead rider ever said. :rofl

An Öhlins should be more than good enough for any rider. Are you sure it is in good condition and set up correctly? Since the front needs to be set up anyway, you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
Sure:...

Sure: http://www.ebay.de/itm/161690143547?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
I got the link via Scrambler66's nx250.de forum, he is happy with these and so are some guys on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
My NX didn't sell yet but the CDI crapped out...

My NX didn't sell yet but the CDI crapped out (actually a good thing; I would not be happy if I sell a bike and the new owner get issues right away, I like it better when I know things are in good...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 716,230
Posted By jellycow
Beluga!

Beluga!
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By jellycow
This q makes me miss supershaft; we are lost...

This q makes me miss supershaft; we are lost without his unique review of those.
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By jellycow
Or use 2" or 3" of fuelline around the...

Or use 2" or 3" of fuelline around the cables.
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,337
Posted By jellycow
For you convenience, here are the before pics. ...

For you convenience, here are the before pics.
Man, that is a good job he's done!
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By jellycow
:lol3But it would make you scratch your head when...

:lol3But it would make you scratch your head when installing other forklegs using your current fender and so on :D

My 1990 had the 'old' setup with 10mm (8mm?) thread on the fork side and 5mm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 1,353,783
Posted By jellycow
Try here:...

Try here: http://www.cmsnl.com/honda-nx250-1988-usa_model1095/partslist/E++16.html#results or http://www.hondapartshouse.com/oemparts/a/hon/5053e3f5f870021c54be2071/carburetor
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By jellycow
I seem to remember there were two versions of the...

I seem to remember there were two versions of the fenderbrace, not interchangable I think. I ran into this like 13 years ago and forgot the details.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By jellycow
They are indeed boxertoko/boxersupplies crash...

They are indeed boxertoko/boxersupplies crash bars. Originally modelled in about 2005 after a pair I had on my former R90S, and for the life of me I can't remember which make those were... I have the...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By jellycow
EDIT: the below is nonsence; if the speedo reads...

EDIT: the below is nonsence; if the speedo reads high the RPM should read low, that is the other way round then I wrote below..... Sorry! The last remark still stands thou!


The reading fits the...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By jellycow
Forget about cable revolutions per 1/100th of a...

Forget about cable revolutions per 1/100th of a mile; that clutters the measurement and leaves to much room for error since you can't really determine how many wheel rotations are needed per 1/100th...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,425
Posted By jellycow
So, since tou tend to irritate cars, does youw...

So, since tou tend to irritate cars, does youw new car have a rash already? :D

Personally I tend to irritate more bikes than cars. My own bikes keep quitting on me and orhee bikers get irritated...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,016
Posted By jellycow
Only 2 places needed for NX250 info and help: ...

Only 2 places needed for NX250 info and help:
nx250.de (NX dedicated forum!) and this lenghty Advrider thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=322268&page=566)

I love the combo of a...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,298
Posted By jellycow
Use a longer line so the connector is behind the...

Use a longer line so the connector is behind the frame's spine? Or even above the spine if you don't care if the last few drops are used from the righthand pouch. (In theory there is no air in the...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,298
Posted By jellycow
How about a connector in the fuel line like they...

How about a connector in the fuel line like they use on the TT large tank for 4V? There is a version of that which blocks both sides of the connector when separated. Must be something that can be...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,196,310
Posted By jellycow
Why is she wearing two pairs of underpants? Her...

Why is she wearing two pairs of underpants? Her behind looks to nice to need two of them!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 91,232
Posted By jellycow
-from 2kick- ...

-from 2kick-
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j227/fhead74/2015-05-17%2010.59.51_zpslclnqi3z.jpg

Dragging parts out last weekend to take stock of what I have. This is the first pre-war Indian...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By jellycow
Hey, I resent that remark! The last of the...

Hey, I resent that remark! The last of the airheads (a R100GS) was made on dec 19, 1996. So not everything made after 1995 is the work of satan. :rofl

(Not to mention the 94 and 95 4v, they don't...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By jellycow
I thought you went overboard with the sparkplug...

I thought you went overboard with the sparkplug replacement, but then I read the part about the clutch. :D
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