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Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,666
Posted By shawn
:D Got it welded as well in the end:D Inside...

:D Got it welded as well in the end:D
Inside and out!:D
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
45mpg today. Been all this time to use a tank...

45mpg today. Been all this time to use a tank full of petrol thanks to the good old British weather. Could be worse we were under 4' of water this time last year.:D
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
Update! Went out to the bike to check tyre...

Update!
Went out to the bike to check tyre pressures as its been stood nearly a month thanks to this awful "British Summer" and the rear was 10lb down. Pumped it up to 40psi and its catching on the...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
Ta! I used K100 yokes because I knew I wanted...

Ta!
I used K100 yokes because I knew I wanted clipons. The 75's have a built in riser affair. The forks are 75's. I changed the stem but other people have told me I didn't need to:eek1 I did it on...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
No!:D Its got super-bike acceleration but I had...

No!:D
Its got super-bike acceleration but I had hoped it would do more to the gallon with the carbs being newer technology. If I hammer it to the red line in first and slam the throttle shut its as...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
That's how they sit under the tank of a 900...

That's how they sit under the tank of a 900 monster only they are stuck together side by side and I had to part them.:D
Nightmare took me 2 months and the right one is still back firing on...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
8 bikes there and two of them aren't even...

8 bikes there and two of them aren't even BMW's:huh
Seat had to be cut all around the front to fit the tank. I got a fram and monoshocked it from a newer bike who's engine I used as well. The wheels...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
Ducati monster seat and carbs, GEL jetski 20ah...

Ducati monster seat and carbs, GEL jetski 20ah battery laid down.:D
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
One year in the making and it took me 2 months to...

One year in the making and it took me 2 months to get those carbs to fit and work:D
http://i25.tinypic.com/oscrpt.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
Hi Guys, Didn't get any notification that there...

Hi Guys,
Didn't get any notification that there had been any more posts on this matter.
I'm on the road now and everything is fine. I've had twinshock bikes with the same clearance or less from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
I'm DONE!:D Just had two nightmare days! No...

I'm DONE!:D
Just had two nightmare days!
No one on my local bike site had a 130 rear tyre so I could not find out how wide it would be before hand. SOOOoooooo I came across a 130/90/17 SuperVenom...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2007, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,288
Posted By shawn
Just checked out the Rockerboxer site mentioned...

Just checked out the Rockerboxer site mentioned on page one and found my old bike that I built on it:clap:D
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
The swingarm is about 2-3 mm out of centre with...

The swingarm is about 2-3 mm out of centre with the frame so that the wheel is IN centre :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
To recap what this is:- Its a standard wheel...

To recap what this is:-
Its a standard wheel with no offset but with 21mm machined off and a burr taken to the bevel to clear it. Its a 120 FRONT superbike tyre because its all that I had to try it,...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
Been waiting for something to tell you so have...

Been waiting for something to tell you so have not replied until now! Its going on an R100RT mono 89. Got my wheel back today after having the 21mm taken off. Well I asked for 21mm but if I was...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By shawn
I've put an R100R wheel in K75 forks on my 72...

I've put an R100R wheel in K75 forks on my 72 frame. The caliper mounts are 108mm. The later 16v calipers go straight on but I wondered if there was something a little different or 6 pot that would...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2007, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By shawn
That's what I may have to fit but I wanted...

That's what I may have to fit but I wanted something a bit different. Could always spray them GOLD I suppose!:D
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By shawn
Easy brake upgrade for a boxer?????

Is there an easy upgrade to something more modern/Japanese?
I've got an old airhead with K75 forks on it. Everyone seems to use the K1100 4 pot Brembos. Seen a GS with a bandit caliper fitted and...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
Got a GS wheel last night with a 140 tyre on...

Got a GS wheel last night with a 140 tyre on it.:clap
Working on the garage floor with a big steel square and a steel rule it looks to me like this:-
The wheel needs that 20mm machining off, with...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
I've been looking about the net for tightening...

I've been looking about the net for tightening torques for spokes because I was looking to offset the wheel myself and time and time again I keep reading that it is not possible to offset them...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
Just leapt out of bed with this idea:D IF a...

Just leapt out of bed with this idea:D
IF a standard tyre does not rub on the swingarm WHY not just offset the whole swing arm? I had mine out yesterday and there is a 6mm gap to start with, without...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,666
Posted By shawn
I may get them welded in yet, depends on my mate...

I may get them welded in yet, depends on my mate getting access to aluminium welding gear. I can weld aluminium but I'm in the same situation:D BUT when you consider how far the exhaust pipes go in I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,666
Posted By shawn
Mine came today! possibly the most damaged...

Mine came today! possibly the most damaged threads they have been used on yet???:D
Only put it on to try it so its only finger tight! You can see it will do the job though:clap...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,666
Posted By shawn
Doing the Paypal thing now! Cheers!:D

Doing the Paypal thing now! Cheers!:D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,443,024
Posted By shawn
First one I built, on to number 3 now:clap ...

First one I built, on to number 3 now:clap
http://i18.tinypic.com/4t9fi29.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,666
Posted By shawn
Have made enquires about this item and have had...

Have made enquires about this item and have had instructions back to pay using Moneybooker service. I hate putting credit card details in sites I've never heard of, in fact I won't! How did you guys...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
I've been asking on my local bike forums about...

I've been asking on my local bike forums about wheel lacing and its a lost art over here in the UK. Mag wheels have been out for 30 years and no one wanted spokes. Might be different in the USA with...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,804
Posted By shawn
Over here in the UK a popular swap is the...

Over here in the UK a popular swap is the "Surefoot" side stand. It picks up with the rear engine bolt so it can be operated whilst sat on the bike. It costs about $100. I bid on one last night then...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,705
Posted By shawn
Hi guys! can any other wire spoked wheel be used...

Hi guys! can any other wire spoked wheel be used on a Mono bevel drive like this one. I can see why you have used a paralever wheel because you had one but as I haven't is there anything I can get...
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