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Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,402
Posted By Dakar83
I would also like to know if anyone has found a...

I would also like to know if anyone has found a performance or tuning disadvantage when replacing the square air box with plastic lid and horns for the earlier 'clamshell airbox'
I have ridden...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Dakar83
I'm 6'5" and have the same problem, PD tank looks...

I'm 6'5" and have the same problem, PD tank looks good but for touring the HPN / acerbis 43L tank works much better. I can use the single seat and have no problem with knee room. I also use lowered...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
HPN - I just want one

According to its owner it handles sweet! You can't wipe the grin off his face
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
For those who followed this thread during the...

For those who followed this thread during the build phase and admired the white HPM that was being built in parallel, here are a couple of pictures of it up in the hills, great colours, blue blue sky...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,906
Posted By Dakar83
Robbiedobbie how about some pictures of your...

Robbiedobbie how about some pictures of your 162kg beast? I am impressed that you've got the weight down that low. What do you attribute it to?
My G/S weighs in at round 190kg where is the 28 extra...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks David that sums it up well, I agree that...

Thanks David that sums it up well, I agree that for what you get it is too expensive. One last option I am going to investigate is possibly using a DR650 Screen from Screens for Bikes. Looks like it...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
GSD4ME that looks pretty good. I read somewhere...

GSD4ME that looks pretty good. I read somewhere that you were not happy with your Lynx cockpit, why was that?
I have one so far I like the headlights, the unit is strong and light with plenty of...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Ras I also find that heel and calf pressed into...

Ras I also find that heel and calf pressed into frame helps stabilise the bike when riding in loose conditions standing, though as Dustdevill says in the real soft sand I put my weight right back...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Wow awesome riding Dustdevill! I have had...

Wow awesome riding Dustdevill!

I have had my HPM out in some soft sand and was very pleased with how it handled, but your vid is very impressive:clap
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks Dustdevill I will definitely go this way...

Thanks Dustdevill I will definitely go this way should the leak start again.
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
I would wonder if sealing the back wire entry...

I would wonder if sealing the back wire entry with Silicon would lead to condensation forming inside the units as they can't breathe?
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
HPN - I just want one

Just thought I'd update this old thread as I finally got around to replacing the Vapour Trailtech speedo with a set of gauges from SpeedHut

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/13/equ4aje5.jpg

The...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,324
Posted By Dakar83
To answer the opening post, the rubber hose...

To answer the opening post, the rubber hose connects the plastic elbow to the air box with 2 jubilee clips required. The other lower end of the elbow connects to the carb intake directly using a...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,650
Posted By Dakar83
Looks great, very impressed with your...

Looks great, very impressed with your fabrication. It will be good to hear how it rides!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By Dakar83
An unfortunate problem but it hasn't ruined the...

An unfortunate problem but it hasn't ruined the trip. I don't think you can blame BMW corporate for this. It's simply not their fault. The local dealer could and probably should have at least offered...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6,320
Views: 1,266,776
Posted By Dakar83
I have this pic as my screen saver, every time I...

I have this pic as my screen saver, every time I look at it I just want to get on and ride!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/06/10/7adu4uqa.jpg

This one has a similar effect
...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks for the links, you're right I am enjoying...

Thanks for the links, you're right I am enjoying the task. Each new skill learn't gives you a bit of confidence to go on and try the next job. I find as I proceed I'm getting a lot more satisfaction...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Dakar83
Re spoke R80G/S front wheel

I am slowly rebuilding an 85 R80G/S, it's early in the process of reassembly and I tried cleaning up the front wheel but the better it came up the worse the spokes looked. I decided to replace the...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 173,543
Posted By Dakar83
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/25/edu9yzu7.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/25/edu9yzu7.jpg

VIN 6250410 manufactured October 1980

I prefer it with the PD tank and twin Staintunes, goes and sounds great.
Borrowed the original tank for...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Oops, thanks Bully, will keep that in mind.

Oops, thanks Bully, will keep that in mind.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
I have fitted new O rings and washer to the rear...

I have fitted new O rings and washer to the rear brake pivot arm but I haven't had the R80 out for a good run yet. However I did get to take the HPM out on Friday. The plan was to explore some roads...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Hello Andy Contact John at Rally Sport...

Hello Andy

Contact John at Rally Sport Imports (Aus), he an supply you a Nippondenso starter
Details in this link
http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823543

Thats where...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Dakar83
You don't say what it cost you, but if the price...

You don't say what it cost you, but if the price was reasonable and it runs as good as it looks I'd say you scored!
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks for the suggestion, I think I will try the...

Thanks for the suggestion, I think I will try the o-rings first and look into the missing washer and felt.
If that doesn't work then it might be time for the permatex
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks Ruksta that's really usefull information...

Thanks Ruksta that's really usefull information and it gives me a progressive plan of action.
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks Ras

Thanks Ras
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks for the advice about the o-rings on the...

Thanks for the advice about the o-rings on the rear drum pivot arm. I didn't realize this tracked through the final drive oil reservoir.
When I removed the pivot arm about 15-20mls of final drive...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Went for a ride on the R80G/S today, been wanting...

Went for a ride on the R80G/S today, been wanting to give it a good run to blow out the cobwebs. Weather this morning was a blue skies and 27 degrees celsius, just perfect for riding, made better by...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Have you contacted HPN? My tank, tank tool bag...

Have you contacted HPN? My tank, tank tool bag and under seat water container came from them.
I think they also supply the fairing but if not I have seen them come up on German eBay a few times.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Should have added, the peg hanger is made from a...

Should have added, the peg hanger is made from a single strip of stainless pressed into an S shape, then drilled to allow one high tensile 8mm bolt to pass through the whole assembly. The weight is...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Not sure how well these pics will come out. But...

Not sure how well these pics will come out. But here is the MKII pivot Pegz hanger
It allows the peg to fold back and of course pivot. It can be adjusted for height through 4 positions due to the...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By Dakar83
It sure is! Check out OzBen's ride report Ie...

It sure is! Check out OzBen's ride report
Ie http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10646560
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 47,513
Posted By Dakar83
Looking real good!

Looking real good!
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Hi Ras The pivots sit in the same position...

Hi Ras

The pivots sit in the same position as the SWT pegs, that is set back and down
Its enough to make room for size 11 offload boots to fit clear of carbs and without needing to adjust the...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Today I had the footpegs off to do some more...

Today I had the footpegs off to do some more thinking about the design for the Pivot Pegz hangers.
I knew the current Pivot Pegz system was a bit on the heavy side, but decided to weigh them while...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks Bulldust, the new Nippondenso starter...

Thanks Bulldust, the new Nippondenso starter arrived yesterday. It was easy to fit, so much easier than maneuvering the Bosch starter in and out of place. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By Dakar83
Don't know if you can get it where you live but...

Don't know if you can get it where you live but EMU oil revives the color of faded plastic switched amazingly and doesn't leave a sticky residue. It's cheaper than new switches !
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 47,513
Posted By Dakar83
Looking great, a vey neat build. I like the dash...

Looking great, a vey neat build. I like the dash it looks like it will be easier to read than the vapour units.

When I ordered my rear r80g/s shock I asked for a black spring - it came in blue ! ...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
Been tinkering with the setup as one does....

Been tinkering with the setup as one does. Adjusting the lights in the Britannia Composites fairing as they were pointing skyward after the front suspension was fixed. I'll get the bike out one night...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 41,542
Posted By Dakar83
No problem I told Frank there might be some...

No problem I told Frank there might be some interest in the Mk2 Pivot adaptors, so providing the new design works out ok and the costing is reasonable it shouldn't be a problem to make up a few extra...
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