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Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,003
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Ah crap...I wonder how I can justify buying a...

Ah crap...I wonder how I can justify buying a Sertao...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 66,383
Posted By larryscustomcycles
March...ahh crap. I'll be beating my dealer...

March...ahh crap.

I'll be beating my dealer about the head to get anything but the first generation TKC80s on mine. The new ones are fine but you don't want the early 170s...I put big big holes in...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,003
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Yes, BM and HD have one thing in common, an aging...

Yes, BM and HD have one thing in common, an aging customer base...they are both investing in the smaller LAMS bikes now to resolve that more than they have before. The Sertao is a great bike at...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,003
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Definitely not expert riders...hell some of my...

Definitely not expert riders...hell some of my dopey mates are in that and I was on the trip but missed out on the ad...I'm far from expert.

The disclaimer at the end is funny though,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 66,383
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Im waiting too... What tyres are they supposed...

Im waiting too...
What tyres are they supposed to be delivered with?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,271
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Wow the black one is fantastic...I never thought...

Wow the black one is fantastic...I never thought of going to black from stainless on all the scaffold
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,239
Posted By larryscustomcycles
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/NXwwN8NL1Yo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,239
Posted By larryscustomcycles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXwwN8NL1Yo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXwwN8NL1Yo
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,279
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I was more thinking that then you would be able...

I was more thinking that then you would be able to tip some penetrating solution into a tray of some sort and stand the engine up in it so that the stud was completely submerged and leave it for a...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,664
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Do something that appeals to you. No point...

Do something that appeals to you. No point spending hours a dollars on something you don't like. Its going to cost you more than it will be worth to sell so it needs to be something you like.

I...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,279
Posted By larryscustomcycles
If you have a small cutting wheel you might...

If you have a small cutting wheel you might consider cutting the spacer off so that you can get to the offending stuck stud and cut that, slide the engine over and cut the other side, then at least...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,279
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I'd try welding the nut on and using an impact...

I'd try welding the nut on and using an impact wrench with a lot of air pressure behind it rather than brute force.

If all else fails Id take both nuts off (now you're going to need to cut one...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Whole bike turned out pretty! ...

Whole bike turned out pretty!

http://larryscustomcycles.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-C49xfJG/0/M/20141027_113419%5B1%5D-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Yes, they lace up just fine ...

Yes, they lace up just fine

http://larryscustomcycles.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-LgBvVfL/0/M/20140315_123812%5B1%5D-M.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By larryscustomcycles
http://offtrackmotorcycles.com.au/

http://offtrackmotorcycles.com.au/
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By larryscustomcycles
You have to learn how to use the clutch, slipping...

You have to learn how to use the clutch, slipping it in and out at low revs is not murdering it. You need to smoothly use the clutch and throttle together to do anything remotely technical. A GS is...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Yep, I reckon I am...I don't remember his name...

Yep, I reckon I am...I don't remember his name either
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Actually its different organizers, but I had a...

Actually its different organizers, but I had a great time then too.
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Hey lout, If you haven't done one before just...

Hey lout, If you haven't done one before just relax...it will all turn out great. You should have received an email this arvo with all your missing info. Nick, Trudy and Jess at Maschine are all...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Did you ring or email before you paid for your...

Did you ring or email before you paid for your accom or were you relying entirely on mental telepathy?
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,880
Posted By larryscustomcycles
To be fair, they didn't say he did. They say they...

To be fair, they didn't say he did. They say they have his toolbox and that they have the plates from the winner of the stage.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,326
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Thanks all. Rims are both new Excels...I laced...

Thanks all.
Rims are both new Excels...I laced them up myself with new SS spokes. KTM front hub with the original rear. Both were hydroblasted, new bearingst etc.
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,326
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Wiring is all done, in fact its ready to go...

Wiring is all done, in fact its ready to go except for throttle and choke cables and a longer bolt for the gear lever.
I'll have to get the Forks re-sprung and damping altered to suit but its all...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,326
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I wont add that up through fear of heart failure....

I wont add that up through fear of heart failure. I started from a very low base, it didn't go, had been ridden a zillion kms and had suffered a complete electrical meltdown. From that everything has...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,326
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Guess what vital $2 part Im missing that stops me...

Guess what vital $2 part Im missing that stops me from riding it at all...

The lower throttle cables...yep, forgot to buy them...good work eh?
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,326
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Its been a while, setting up the factory etc etc....

Its been a while, setting up the factory etc etc.

Big news though...its alive!
Yep, it runs...Electrical is all motogadget and euro motoelectrics. With a Speedhut gauge. 1000cc twin plugged
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Thanks guys. It looks like the 1100 is the one. ...

Thanks guys. It looks like the 1100 is the one.

Noting that the 1200c is actually a long monolever not a paralever. Would be cool if I was seeking something more authentic but the paralever...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By larryscustomcycles
The plan is an R80g/s dakar replica with a few...

The plan is an R80g/s dakar replica with a few updates one being a paralever.

Wanting the longest swingarm to get the most travel.

Thanks for the measurement, I have read that the 1100 was the...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
To give you an idea...we stayed at a lovely place...

To give you an idea...we stayed at a lovely place called Hells gate...it is most appropriately named. The 3 stale pies they had as food probably wasn't going to feed 100 odd so they had to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Paralever swingarm lengths

Which model has the longest? Probably focusing on 1100 or 1150 models.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
After the debacle with the High country accom...

After the debacle with the High country accom last year the accom is being booked differently. Same as it was for Darwin-PC.
So you told them if it was just you or you were part of a group, now the...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I've done lots of Safaris, including the Darwin...

I've done lots of Safaris, including the Darwin one so I have got to know the guys from Maschine...and when you stuff things around like changing bikes either you have to call them or they have to...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Umm, one of those nights in swags is at Cradle...

Umm, one of those nights in swags is at Cradle Mountain...its going to be cold. No chance it wont be.
The other night is Freycinet, which wont be as cold...maybe.

I'm taking the 1200 now...R80...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Contact Grant at...

Contact Grant at http://offtrackmotorcycles.com.au/

He'll rent you a bike, and can even load up the GPS with a trip to suit you.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,207
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Umm, I know you know stuff about these things but...

Umm, I know you know stuff about these things but are you sure? Your (max's) website disagrees about the ratios at least:

http://www.maxbmwmotorsport.com/hp2-enduro-upg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I've run the smaller tkc80s with no problem

I've run the smaller tkc80s with no problem
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,880
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Mike, Is it perhaps the bike Gaston rode in...

Mike,

Is it perhaps the bike Gaston rode in the Australian Safari in 85, finishing second?

http://jerramungup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safaris/F1000009/790522555_PsgWb-L.jpg

It may have done...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,880
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Hi Mike, If you are not fussed on what sort...

Hi Mike,

If you are not fussed on what sort of Dakar bike, just one that err, started the real (Africa) event I know where a couple are. I rode from Gambia to Spain a few years ago...actually it...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,260
Posted By larryscustomcycles
I have mine all wired up and the engine goes in...

I have mine all wired up and the engine goes in soon...

The instructions say I can hook the unit directly to the starter but I'm looking at that little wire and I'm thinking that's a lot of...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,755
Posted By larryscustomcycles
Just back from Darwin, going to Tassie. Changing...

Just back from Darwin, going to Tassie. Changing bikes...had the GSW in Darwin and if all goes to plan I will have finished the resto on my R80G/S just in time to take it to Tassie.
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