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Forum: Airheads Today, 07:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,027
Posted By jellycow
Hi Babaji, Ah, I didn't look at the prices,...

Hi Babaji,

Ah, I didn't look at the prices, that's quite a difference!
I have no idea about the fit or quality of these pipes. Maybe you could ask boxxerparts if theirs is stainless or soft...
Forum: Airheads Today, 04:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,027
Posted By jellycow
That one looks good to me, I have no experience...

That one looks good to me, I have no experience with it. You could look here as well: bmwboxertoko (http://www.bmwboxersupplies.com/exhaust-c-8.html) they also offer a stailess steel one and one...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,027
Posted By jellycow
From this older thread:...

From this older thread: (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98276&page=6)



You'd want the left side one. But, to be honest, I had the Keihan on my GS and personally(!) didn't...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 965,078
Posted By jellycow
I thought that was Doug's hoard :D

I thought that was Doug's hoard :D
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,367
Posted By jellycow
But do you get to ride back to Sidney as well?

But do you get to ride back to Sidney as well?
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,218
Posted By jellycow
Them financial won't matter anymore when you let...

Them financial won't matter anymore when you let the G/S into your heart! Even though you seem to be at the plus side at the moment, that will change as soon as you start ugrading or modifying :wink:
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,218
Posted By jellycow
:D:clap

:D:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,027
Posted By jellycow
Don't they all have the 2 holes in the steering...

Don't they all have the 2 holes in the steering head for mounting that bracket? My '90 GS (with the small headlight nacelle) does have the holes, I just went into the garage and had a look to confirm.
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,218
Posted By jellycow
Make the trade, get the G/S running well and...

Make the trade, get the G/S running well and after a few rides you'll forget about the KTM. That is, untill you read the unholy threads and decide to use the best of both worlds: G/S with KTM (or...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,208
Posted By jellycow
It could be done, but the setup with the bowden...

It could be done, but the setup with the bowden cable to the master cilynder will make you lose braking power. Normally people ditch the under tank for a handlebar mounted in order to improve...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,153
Posted By jellycow
Long due update! But not much to report;...

Long due update!

But not much to report; life is busy with 4 kids (youngest 8 months), remodelling the house, getting 2 other bikes into good condition, setting up a business (I'm going to be a...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By jellycow
Go get it! What kind of storage is that? A bike...

Go get it!
What kind of storage is that? A bike & medical files hoarder? :D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By jellycow
"At home I set about cleaning the piston and...

"At home I set about cleaning the piston and decoking it. I started with Ice Tea green and toilet paper, and ended with some scotch brite."

Ice Tea? Toilet paper? Who would have thought that'd...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By jellycow
Reread your own sig and then think about how that...

Reread your own sig and then think about how that would work out in Bend.
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By jellycow
Don't forget to put the pushrod seals and some...

Don't forget to put the pushrod seals and some other engine seals on the to-do-after-500mls-list because they probably will start leaking after a few rides just because they dried out.
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,801
Posted By jellycow
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,801
Posted By jellycow
I've managed to warp 2 out of 3 HE disks without...

I've managed to warp 2 out of 3 HE disks without putting any effort in. They work great, but I gave up after that. Other plus for the HE: they come with a spacer, which can easily be turned down a...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By jellycow
Looks like he is expecting Godzilla around the...

Looks like he is expecting Godzilla around the bend.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,104
Posted By jellycow
+ al lot! Frind of mine got his licence last...

+ al lot!

Frind of mine got his licence last december and has been testriding several bikes; R1200GS, F800GS, XT660, ... Untill I explained him the above and let him ride my NX250. Guess what, now...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,449
Posted By jellycow
Love the story so far!

Love the story so far!
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,830
Posted By jellycow
Are they being filmed for some reality...

Are they being filmed for some reality look-how-bad-they-behave-in-traffic show?
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,104
Posted By jellycow
Are you thinking Airhead or any fitting bike? ...

Are you thinking Airhead or any fitting bike?
The R65 (R45) is a good one if airhead is the way for you. Others will chime in with more details and ideas I'm sure.

On the other hand, although I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,280,575
Posted By jellycow
I have the same experience, they look the wrong...

I have the same experience, they look the wrong way round on the 250 but they aren't. To make things even better: I had them on 250 and 650 at the same time, the 650 has it the other way round :-)
...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By jellycow
Welcome! On my /6 there are no issues a PA...

Welcome!

On my /6 there are no issues a PA front with a not-worn-enough-to-replace-yet BT45 rear. General concensus is the PA bein the best tire available for an airhead at the moment, I went from...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,019
Posted By jellycow
:spam (I'm soooo envious.)

:spam
(I'm soooo envious.)
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,280,575
Posted By jellycow
@seeker: over here you fail your driving test if...

@seeker: over here you fail your driving test if you use the killswitch. You're supposed to use the key just like in your car.

@ Ichallein: love the pics! As to answer you question: mine got it's...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By jellycow
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag32/hayward70...

http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag32/hayward701/image.jpg6_zpsvr9fxokm.jpg

Hit the quote button to see what was done here, you just had to many [[[]]]]URLIMG going on.


Looking at your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,280,575
Posted By jellycow
Great catch!

Great catch!
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By jellycow
Could as well be a monolever, I presume it's...

Could as well be a monolever, I presume it's paralever since OP stated '88 GS but it really could be any.
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By jellycow
Not that difficult: convertion...

Not that difficult: convertion (http://www.powerboxer.de/bremsen/124-2v-scheibenbremse-am-hinterrad) (text in German.)
In short: get a cover from a K100, bolt it to your FD, then make a wheel with a...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 114,305
Posted By jellycow
+1 on that about the Dominator! When taking my...

+1 on that about the Dominator! When taking my very first ride (testdrive) on a GS (first BMW ride as well) it felt like I was back on my old NX250, the GS is so nimble compared to the Dominator I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16,934
Views: 10,649,586
Posted By jellycow
I don't know the girl, but Ronald Meijs who...

I don't know the girl, but Ronald Meijs who designed this e-moped used to be a collegue of mine 2001-2004. The pic was taken in Maastricht, 8 miles from where I live. The 'bordenhal' used to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,280,575
Posted By jellycow
Looks like there are two smart-asses in da house!...

Looks like there are two smart-asses in da house! Sounds like she's a keeper.
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By jellycow
Trans bolts right in assuming its >1980 because...

Trans bolts right in assuming its >1980 because of the flywheel/clutch combo. Didn't you ask the same question about weeks ago or am I mixing things up?

Anyhow, I answered your PM from last week,...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,546
Posted By jellycow
Or get the wheel spoked to the left side, had one...

Or get the wheel spoked to the left side, had one with 20 or 25 mm, worked like a charm.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,280,575
Posted By jellycow
@ ichallein: which one did you buy in the end? I...

@ ichallein: which one did you buy in the end? I searched in your older posts but can't seem to find the answer. You posted these 2 options:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 1,070,355
Posted By jellycow
Thanks guys for the info about the bodyparts I've...

Thanks guys for the info about the bodyparts I've disappointed the buyer by not selling them to him but spared him a lot of trouble so he was happy anyway :D
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By jellycow
Ah, a classic bogus car repair :huh I have a...

Ah, a classic bogus car repair :huh

I have a nice solid G/S swingarm. Shipping might be expensive from the Netherlands (about 40-45$ guestimating, these things are heavy!) PM me your mailadress if...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 388,851
Posted By jellycow
Should I be worried if I understand what he is...

Should I be worried if I understand what he is saying?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,280,575
Posted By jellycow
ZeBowL, my first big trip on a motorcycle was...

ZeBowL, my first big trip on a motorcycle was with the (also white) NX to Beauvais, where my then girlfriend was working for 6 months. It was a 5-6 hours ride from Maastricht via Belgium. Had my...
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