ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello guys, I didn't want to be a...

Hello guys,
I didn't want to be a know-it-all!!! I was more anxious about having missed something and to fill a possible gap. I'm not very much into Speedway, but because of some great German...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello Rob, could it be that the multiple...

Hello Rob,
could it be that the multiple Speedway-Champion is Ivan Mauger, not Majors. Ivan Mauger is well-known to me because of dominating that sport for a long time. But I wasn't able to find...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-24-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 43,307
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, I've just shown the pics to my...

Hello there,
I've just shown the pics to my lady. In 1988 or 1989 she and some of our friends started doing trips to Great Britain searching for parts for our's and those friends' elder brit bikes....
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hey Igor, thanks for you hint with that...

Hey Igor,
thanks for you hint with that bicycle cleaner and PTFE-lube!
Kind regards, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, searching for different...

Hello there,
searching for different windscreens you'd best have a look at Stefan Hessler's www.dr-big-shop.de (http://www.dr-big-shop.de)
This is my favourite:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, sorry, I forgot to tell you what...

Hello there,
sorry, I forgot to tell you what to do! Disengage your clutch-cable on top and at the bottom. It should slide without effort in it's outer tube. If not, treat it with WD 40 or Ballistol...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, concerning clutch-slip: This...

Hello there,
concerning clutch-slip: This might come from the clutch-cable, too! Although fitted with rubber-caps, the cable tends to collect dirt and water in the deepest part of it's bow beside...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
And some more mouth-watering for you: Iris and...

And some more mouth-watering for you:
Iris and me are just back at home from the annual German Big-Meeting (ok, ok, not just but since Sunday-evening). Here's a few links giving you at least an...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, hello Stefan, I can't say much...

Hello there, hello Stefan,
I can't say much about the sense of it, I just wanted to explain the thoughts behind it. And as it's been done by Aynchel I'm sure it's no nonsense ...
Kind regards,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 54,802
Posted By Bambi
Hello Kubiak, I don't like your fat rear-wheel...

Hello Kubiak,
I don't like your fat rear-wheel but I do like what you did to the front (or better the rest) of the bike! Much nicer than BMW's own design and those BMW Motorsport-coulours are the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, the idea is, you can use a later...

Hello there,
the idea is, you can use a later engine, that you got cheap after your own motor died, in your elder bike ... SR 42s are rare, SR 43s are there in greater numbers. Aynchel did so and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello Sten, this might help! Staubig, a friend...

Hello Sten,
this might help! Staubig, a friend of mine, with help and web-space of Lars (Evildent Resi),m another friend of mine, has fiddled out some coloured wiring diagrams. You'll find them...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello Sten, it's a common way to lean it over...

Hello Sten,
it's a common way to lean it over to the right to have a look at balancer-chain or alternator. Usually it's just leaned over to about 45 °, haven't seen it being put flat on the ground...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello guys, haven't been here for a few days...

Hello guys,
haven't been here for a few days and realized, that you all have been very busy in the meantime!
Mait, freaking awesome video, I just had to link it to our German forum!
Concerning...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-03-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 371,771
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, that screen is universal. Fits...

Hello there,
that screen is universal. Fits nearly every bike without fairing ...
Kind regards, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Bambi
Hello Nudie, hello there, sorry, I've been a...

Hello Nudie, hello there,
sorry, I've been a bit quiet the last weeks. But in the meantime I learned that a mate of mine is rebuilding a DR 500 S. I'll talk to him to compare the electrical...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-02-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 371,771
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, for those of you in the United...

Hello there,
for those of you in the United States who might like that like Puig-screen I mentioned before with it's German distributer. Here's the way to your nearest US-dealer:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, hello Megamoto, someone from our...

Hello there, hello Megamoto,
someone from our German forum has fitted adjustable levers. But afaik he had to change the brake-pump to a Kawasaki ER 5 Twister unit to do so. It's often said that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello Sten, welcome here! The pick-up-coil is...

Hello Sten,
welcome here! The pick-up-coil is inserted into the stator similiar to a dovetail joint. The one on mine had come loose thus breaking it's connecting cables. Gave it to a specialist...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, I've already done it before, but:...

Hello there,
I've already done it before, but: May I remind you guys in Central-Europe on the annual German Big Rallye from June 04. - 07.? This time at the MX-track of Kleinhau, situated between...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-23-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 371,771
Posted By Bambi
Jimmy, it's fantastic! Concerning that...

Jimmy, it's fantastic!
Concerning that fly-screen: I think it's too edged for the otherwise soft lines of the bike. Maybe, something like this would work, painted in the colours of the bike:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 371,771
Posted By Bambi
Just realized a weak point in my idea: you can't...

Just realized a weak point in my idea: you can't use the mounting-points of the engine to hold it on that construction. Because you need them to bolt the engine to the frame ... Maybe, you can use 2...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 371,771
Posted By Bambi
Hello Jimmy, putting the engine into the...

Hello Jimmy,
putting the engine into the frame: wouldn't it be possible to modify the bike lift in a way that it just holds the motor on some long studs and you juggle the frame around it, perhaps...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hi Rob, welcome back! Have already been...

Hi Rob,
welcome back! Have already been wondering where you've been! Nice to have you here again.
Kind regards, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 41,380
Posted By Bambi
Hello Kartman, saw a pic or two of you in the...

Hello Kartman,
saw a pic or two of you in the German Big-Forum. A mate was there with his Big, too ...
Kind regards, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Bambi
Sorry, I Forget to mention: There's a bit of a...

Sorry, I Forget to mention:
There's a bit of a difference between the 500 and the 400 cc bikes. As far as I do know your's is said to have an output of 90 watts and our's just 60 watts from the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Bambi
Hello Nudie, for a better (easier for me)...

Hello Nudie,
for a better (easier for me) comparison: our GN 400 is equipped with two electrical resistors, embedded in porcelain. I haven't found something like that on your diagram. But I have to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, as far as I know Stefan Heßler...

Hello there,
as far as I know Stefan Heßler from www.dr-big-shop.de (http://www.dr-big-shop.de) is working on an alloy-swinging-arm for the DR Big. You could send him a mail and ask about the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Bambi
Hello Nudie, haven't read every detail as I'm...

Hello Nudie,
haven't read every detail as I'm preparing for an Easter-visit to friends ...
Is your DR 500 still 6 volt? Maybe it's electrical-system is comparable to the one on our GN 400...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello djerf, forgot to mention one Point: SR...

Hello djerf,
forgot to mention one Point: SR 41/42 won't fit because they use a thinner fork and a smaller disc ... just to make the pic complete. But as you talked about a SR 43 I don't see too...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,640
Posted By Bambi
Hello old fart, I think you're talking about...

Hello old fart,
I think you're talking about the XLV from the early eighties (not of the later Africa Twin). Comparing this pic...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello guys, for djerf: I've had a quick search...

Hello guys,
for djerf: I've had a quick search in our German forum, there ARE different brake-calipers for SR 43, but this doesn't depend on the A- or B-model. 'til 95, the pistons were of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,640
Posted By Bambi
Hello dpforth, very nice bike, indeed! Kind...

Hello dpforth,
very nice bike, indeed!
Kind regards from Germany, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hi Ladder, hi to all, ssshht, take a closer...

Hi Ladder, hi to all,
ssshht, take a closer look at Stefan's shop ... and his Facebook-account ...
Kind regards, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, firstly to Radeki: the tank on...

Hello there,
firstly to Radeki: the tank on the grey bike of Volker comes off a Suzuki GN 250.
And secondly, to all of you and even more important:
We're in for the preparation of this year's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
And concerning that Civic: My 'Miss Marlboro' was...

And concerning that Civic: My 'Miss Marlboro' was a tight fit into my VW Caddy (first Edition). Had to take off the fly-screen of the Big and the window of the hard-top of that small-size Pick-up.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hey Toshi, welcome to the show that never...

Hey Toshi,
welcome to the show that never ends!
It's been the same with mine some 10 years ago: Trigger-unit on Stator had come loose and broken one of the connecting cables. Ask every question...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Mr. Popples, this is exactly what I feel, too,...

Mr. Popples,
this is exactly what I feel, too, everytime I visit 'Some assembly required'! I have loads of ideas but I do lack the skills ...
Kind regards, Bambi
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello there, hello Hyena, your Big exploring...

Hello there, hello Hyena,
your Big exploring the milky way ... great! Nicely done by your talented girl-friend!
Iris is a painter, too, this is her painting of Miss Marlboro, my DR Big:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 2,896,018
Posted By Bambi
Hello Gunn, concerning the smell: have you had...

Hello Gunn,
concerning the smell: have you had a look around the engine and exhaust if there's something like oil or grease on it? We, for example, once had smoke coming off the exhaust of my wife...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015