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Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,126
Views: 3,248,655
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hey MIOB! What happened to the "simple frame...

Hey MIOB!

What happened to the "simple frame brace"??
You mentioned that it did help quite a lot with the driveability, but I don't see it anymore?

Cheers,

thjakits:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,714
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, this may be WAY late, but there is...

Hi all,

this may be WAY late, but there is now 2 solutions on the market for the Clutch Chudder!:D
I bought mine used as well (1000K8), however I knew already about the clutch (basket) problem....
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,500,049
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 WELCOME TO THE CLUB! :rofl thjakits :D

WELCOME TO THE CLUB! :rofl

thjakits :D
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 76,981
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 THE PERFECT COMBINATION! :clap thjakits

THE PERFECT COMBINATION! :clap
thjakits
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 84,863
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hey Diablo, I had the same impression about...

Hey Diablo,

I had the same impression about the chin strap.

I am getting used to it, but I have to be very careful to properly lay the protectors of the chinguard.
If they slide off to...
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 84,863
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, it seems the Schuberth sizes run...

Hi all,

it seems the Schuberth sizes run EXACTLY to the chart.

Mine arrived and I sent it back immediately:

My size is 58-59 (L), but ordered a XL on recommendation of the Revzilla guys....
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 84,863
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi Anthony, tried to get hold of you just...

Hi Anthony,

tried to get hold of you just before Christmas to ask, what your experience with the C3 is - I understand you use one, so you could advise what to use for size.
Unfortunately you're...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 114,477
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, does anyone of the Traverse...

Hi all,

does anyone of the Traverse owners/users have/had a Firstgear Kilimanjaro Jacket to compare? Same price, same (supposed) waterproof outer shell, more conservative styling, more colors,...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 638,144
Posted By thjakits
Thanx Lornce, .... makes sense... ...

Thanx Lornce,

.... makes sense...

thjakits
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 638,144
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, How do you get the last liter or 2...

Hi all,

How do you get the last liter or 2 out of that tank??

From the petcock down there is quite a volume left in the tank - it does not look like that angle is coming anywhere near level...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 349,095
Posted By thjakits
any recommendations for mild climate (lowest...

any recommendations for mild climate (lowest possible temp +10 deg. C)....
(Klim gear)

Thanx,

thjakits
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 349,095
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, just started reading the whole...

Hi all,

just started reading the whole thread .....

Klim makes a whole line of ¨more economic¨ riding gear too.

Has anyone any experience with other Klim gear?


Cheers,
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 638,144
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 .....if Austria-Panama is any indication, it'll...

.....if Austria-Panama is any indication, it'll be about US$ 1.6 to 2.0 K.... (that's what it was in '08)
Might get away a bit lower as Athens is a port-city,.... but not really a main shipping port...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 64,537
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi MIOB, love your BMW! Guessing by...

Hi MIOB,

love your BMW!

Guessing by the looks of your needles - both carbs need a total overhaul.

Quick search on google says around 85,- $ for both, incl. needles.

Suggest you bite...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,166
Posted By thjakits
..... so you actually have FOUR GSs??:huh ...

..... so you actually have FOUR GSs??:huh

You got to be in sooo much trouble everytime you want to go riding - how do you choose which bike to take??:tb

Mate, whenever you are back from...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,948
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, paints are an endless discussion. ...

Hi all,

paints are an endless discussion.

The right answer is "depends!"

Internet is full of the details.

Just that much:
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 35,827
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 some more!! Pick your's and check in out in...

some more!!

Pick your's and check in out in Deutsch!!


BMW : http://tts.imtranslator.net/4tjz

/5 : http://tts.imtranslator.net/4tk4

/6 : http://tts.imtranslator.net/4tk8
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 35,827
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 /2 = slash two = Strich zwei = Strich 2 = /2 ...

/2 = slash two = Strich zwei = Strich 2 = /2

Correctly it would be "Schrägstrich", but in this case it is "Strich" only.

Let's see if this works: http://tts.imtranslator.net/4tjh

Go there...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,688
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, bgoodsoil is right. Going all the...

Hi all,

bgoodsoil is right.
Going all the way to Panama on a short string (budget/time) is a bike-test at best. Panama alone will take you some 3-4 weeks to really "get it in"!
Probably all...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 167,023
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 ....here we go!! Question 1: to those with...

....here we go!!

Question 1: to those with non Bavarian vehicles sharing garage space:

Are your Guzzis, Hondas, Suzis, etc. also showing the "max. 10% permissible Tolerance"' ?


...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 343,668
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, if you lust after that new tire...

Hi all,


if you lust after that new tire look, forget about the shiny/shiny approach.
So far the best solution I found is about 3 gallons of water (3/4 bucket) and about 1/2 shot of Armoral in...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,770
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 " The actual piston position , and speed , at 14...

" The actual piston position , and speed , at 14 ATDC will vary depending on the rod length/stroke ratio, so it is hard to see that being the optimum for every engine - apart from that a good read. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,770
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi all, very interesting thread, especially...

Hi all,

very interesting thread, especially as I am planning to do the dual plug thing.

One question up front:

Any suggestions or preferences on plug size? 14mm, 12mm, 10mm ???

I see,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hey relayda, awesome project!! For...

Hey relayda,

awesome project!!

For the turbo, will you go EFI or stay with carbs?

thjakits
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi 240, would you be willing to forward the...

Hi 240,

would you be willing to forward the site with the faq or the manufacturer?

thanx,
thjakits
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,770
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 "Yep. 6deg and 160/2.66/45/2nd. But my plugs are...

"Yep. 6deg and 160/2.66/45/2nd. But my plugs are telling me that it is too rich. I also don't get a uniform appearance between both, top and bottom plug although they are both NGK and heat range of 6...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi Wrench, no, I did not put any pressure...

Hi Wrench,

no, I did not put any pressure gauges on the engine yet, but intend to do so when overhauling my 79.
With the by-pass cooler my "trapped-air issue" would be even more interresting, as...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hey Putts, ...will do! :D thjakits

Hey Putts,

...will do! :D

thjakits
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,564
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 "Theres nothing interesting about cam timing that...

"Theres nothing interesting about cam timing that you won't find in your shop manual. Give it a read..."

Mindsok, if that is all the wisdom you have - well thanks anyway!:D


Cam timing is...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hey Grider and PBG, you guys got the idea...

Hey Grider and PBG,

you guys got the idea I'd like to confirm or refute!!

To all the others that are worried about bandwidth:

I own my boxer since 1990, I had it apart to short of pulling...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Ikchris, ...before you open your mouth, you...

Ikchris,

...before you open your mouth, you want to check up on your physics....

Even if the oil is under pressure, so is the air inthe cooler.
Oil is still heavier than air, so air will...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Thanx Win,.... no hurry - yet. ...

Thanx Win,....

no hurry - yet.

Aftermarket is only on the list if it is more economical than OEM or SR or MI - and the likes.....

Still will need the thermostat cover and lines, but he...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,564
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 GARider, hydraulic lifters get their...

GARider,

hydraulic lifters get their pressure from the regular oil circuit. That would be another issue to deal with - where to tap into the oil supply and where to feed it to the lifters. At...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,564
Posted By thjakits
" ....after 200,000+ hard miles. The main...

" ....after 200,000+ hard miles. The main bearings, cam, lifters, rockers, etc were all in perfect condition."

Well, that takes care of durability!:D

Cam timing would then be the last...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 PBY, the only hands-on specimen I have...

PBY,

the only hands-on specimen I have available is a bent 88 GS cooler.

The way it looks it only can be a single pass 6-row cooler.
If it where a 2-pass cooler the inlet and outlet would...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,564
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Hi Kix, ...not much of a bubble - just...

Hi Kix,

...not much of a bubble - just always "inventing" stuff...

Having a hard time "leaving good enough" alone! :D

No worries, on my upcoming ground-up of my 79R100S the only real...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,564
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Thanks all for your comments! Of course it...

Thanks all for your comments!

Of course it works like it is! Obviously!

Question was more like, WHY is there no aftermarket with the mentioned parts - ala US V8.
These engines started all...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,564
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Airhead lifters

Hi all,

here is another one!


Does anyone know if there ever was an attempt made to put roller lifters or hydraulic lifters or better yet hydraulic roller lifters into an airhead motor?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Oil Cooler Orientation

Hi all,

Airheads:

All oil cooler installations (original) I see have both - inlet and outlet at the bottom of the cooler.
On most racers I see that inlet/outlet is on top.
(Assuming the...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 663,165
Posted By thjakits
Cool2 Thanx....

Alkay, that clears the question!

Thought there might be some hidden tricks to get more from less! :D

Good Luck racing!!

The way you deal with street/race/street you probably would find a...
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