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Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,232
Posted By DK Dan
The 1000 cc does give the engine some more life....

The 1000 cc does give the engine some more life. Years ago I switched bike with a friend on a stock R80 GS. His R80 did of course not have the same power but it was really running silky smooth...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,232
Posted By DK Dan
Congratulations on getting your bike on the road....

Congratulations on getting your bike on the road. Getting some fresh gasoline should improve how the engine is running :D
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By DK Dan
I'm quite sure that the GS "tombstone" wind...

I'm quite sure that the GS "tombstone" wind deflector won't fit the ST directly. You will need to make a custom solution to make it fit. The GS deflector does keep the wind off your chest but from my...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 185,841
Posted By DK Dan
Nz

Scenery like that and the ride reports from Box'a'bits (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=612774) has really put New Zealand on my wish list of places to visit :clap
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Well not much to clean off since it's mostly new...

Well not much to clean off since it's mostly new parts :D Even the front wheel has not seen much action since it originates from stock of R65GS parts from the Danish army. Had to rebuild it with new...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By DK Dan
Details............

Finally finished mounting a GS front fork on my G/S. Here's a link to a thread with the technical details > http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26515666&postcount=29
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Semi-holy union: GS paralever forks in combination with G/S front wheel

In order to adapt my G/S front wheel to the "new" fork from a GS paralever model I got some parts made.

Here's an overview sketch of the axle and bushes needed:...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 697,576
Posted By DK Dan
I think I remember seeing it in a poor condition...

I think I remember seeing it in a poor condition in another thread. Guess it was used as intended but not much time was spent on maintenance. Hope that it will be brought back to it's former glory.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 697,576
Posted By DK Dan
Thumb Another airhead dirt bike

This one has been around for quite some time and it's still one of my favorite home brewed airhead dirtbikes. Think it lives somewhere in Australia.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By DK Dan
BMLE kit

Just found the adapter kit on Marc Parnes site. It's called BMLE and is priced at 130 USD. Looks like a quality kit.

http://www.marcparnes.com/BMLE.JPG
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By DK Dan
Thanks! I'll try to investigate the price incl....

Thanks! I'll try to investigate the price incl. shipping to Europe. But I already fear that it will be quite expensive.



Yeah that's my initial idea and think I'll try to make something like...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By DK Dan
Question How to mount a monolever rear wheel in a truing stand?

Just finished rebuilding my G/S front wheel and I'm about to start on the rear wheel. I trued the front wheel using the G/S forks with axle mounted in a vice. For the rear wheel I have decided to...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,434
Posted By DK Dan
Wow Anders! Looks like things are getting really...

Wow Anders! Looks like things are getting really serious with your engine. Can perfectly understand that you are putting such an effort into this now.
I didn't check the condition of my camshaft...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By DK Dan
I had a similar experience after assembling the...

I had a similar experience after assembling the harness on my '87 G/S. In my case all lights on the bike acted funny by switching on/off. It turned out that I hadn't connected terminal no. 85 on the...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,167
Posted By DK Dan
Actually I just pulled the old cover off this...

Actually I just pulled the old cover off this evening but it's not looking anywhere near new anymore and the color is sort of faded/discolored. So I would advice you to find an inmate with a newer...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By DK Dan
Präzision

Can't add much detail to the tolerances of airhead engine components. Mainly worked with micrometer gauges when I did lathing and milling courses several years ago. Recently I ordered a custom front...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,167
Posted By DK Dan
I bought an original PD seat and rack but there...

I bought an original PD seat and rack but there is a 2 cm gap between seat and tank when mounted. Already got a new black seat cover ready to go on but I can see that Siebenrock sells new seat foam...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,743
Posted By DK Dan
Sounds like a good product!

Sounds like a good product!
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,743
Posted By DK Dan
Great solution! I made a similar setup with...

Great solution!

I made a similar setup with a Touratech IMO Rallye computer years back. In the IMO I entered the outer circumference of the rear wheel. Then it could calculate the speed based on...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 193,769
Posted By DK Dan
Welcome

Welcome to the clan!
I use photobucket as my forum photo container. It's free and works ok.
Hope you get some photos uploaded so that we can see your G/S :ear
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By DK Dan
Hi Anders Great to see that you're making good...

Hi Anders
Great to see that you're making good progress! Cleaning engine parts and other greasy parts will be a lot easier if you have access to a cleaning booth with pump....
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,743
Posted By DK Dan
G/S vs GS front fender

Hey Beamster you changed the front fender to the G/S one. Was there any fitting problems with the GS fender or is it just to keep the standard G/S look?

I bet that the bike would look even better...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By DK Dan
You're welcome! If you decide to pull the timing...

You're welcome! If you decide to pull the timing chain cover to insert the spacers, then you'll probably need to also fit a new gasket pos. no. 7. Maybe also the seal in pos. no. 8 would be nice to...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By DK Dan
Missing spacers??

I also had some fitment trouble with the starter cover. The cause was I forgot to install the two spacers/gaskets at pos. no. 9 in below fiche.
Pulled the timing cover this week and got them...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By DK Dan
I bought an OEM rear fender from Boxxerparts and...

I bought an OEM rear fender from Boxxerparts and just installed it. It's black plastic (not painted) and the finish is very smooth and generally a very good quality. It does have sort of a non...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 82,799
Posted By DK Dan
Didn't count all the PD's but that's a very nice...

Didn't count all the PD's but that's a very nice panorama view and looks to be a great camp site!!
Try pressing the right hand button on the small panel in the top center :eek1
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By DK Dan
Nice solution for better braking! It's hard...

Nice solution for better braking!

It's hard to tell in the photos but did you re-use the GS brake line?
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Hi Anders I just PM'ed you. And yes the...

Hi Anders

I just PM'ed you.

And yes the tripple tree is from a paralever GS. It seems a lot stronger than the plate type on the G/S. I'm really looking forward to see how the fork feels like...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Yes I broke the bearing cages during the removal....

Yes I broke the bearing cages during the removal. Anyway it would have taken some time to make up some sort of protective caps for the bearings before sandblasting. Also I don't really know how good...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Powder coated parts + wiring

After having the frame parts powder coated I started the assembly. The blue fork legs are from a GS paralever model.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,381
Posted By DK Dan
Hi Anders Like Patrick I also prefer the fabric...

Hi Anders
Like Patrick I also prefer the fabric type tape and I'm using it for re-routing my wiring loom. You can get from BMW and the part number is 83300402345. A bit expensive but there's plenty...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,743
Posted By DK Dan
Wow! That's just a great looking bike and I bet...

Wow! That's just a great looking bike and I bet it's got the performance to match :clap

Are you gonna mount engine bars or run without them?
And what about extra fuel capacity?



I thought...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Frame parts: Preparation and sandblasting

I think you're right. Already got too much tension in modern society :eek1


Gradually I got the frame stripped for parts. Last part to come off was the forks....
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
That totally makes sense to me. And maybe thats...

That totally makes sense to me. And maybe thats why the starter cover was a very tight fit between the timing cover and air filter box. I'll take my chances and leave the two gaskets in my parts box....
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
The timing chain cover was in need of some fresh...

The timing chain cover was in need of some fresh paint so I sanded it down to a smooth/even surface and prepared it for painting....
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
So far I'm keeping the WP rear damper since it's...

So far I'm keeping the WP rear damper since it's still in good condition and has adjustment possibilities.

For the front I have sourced a set of forks and triples from a paralever GS and I've had...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Work and family life has been keeping me busy :D ...

Work and family life has been keeping me busy :D


Somehow it seems as if I have most pictures from the tear down process but I'll do my best to include some of the clean ones.


Thanks! I'm...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,743
Posted By DK Dan
Yeah the old instruments are getting quite rare...

Yeah the old instruments are getting quite rare and prices reflect that. Your alternative blends in nicely with the original light housing!



The speedhut seems like a very nice "plug 'n play"...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
A work bench was build and the real "fun" could...

A work bench was build and the real "fun" could begin.
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w192/GS_Weissbeer/5985F5FC-B3FC-4FDF-8FDF-374AB08137FD_zps87kaas4c.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,960
Posted By DK Dan
Seat is also a Gletter product. Sub-frame and...

Seat is also a Gletter product. Sub-frame and seat was a direct fit with the PD tank. The sub-frame is quite a work of art but hard to justify the cost vs. function compared to the standard...
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