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Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Dakar83
R100RT Turbo thanks for the response and...

R100RT Turbo thanks for the response and comprehensive chart, wish I new how to interpret it all, I enjoy learning how to work on these bikes but this area is still pretty new to me.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Dakar83
BMW Motorcycle Club of WA 40th Celebrations

To celebrate its 40th Anniversary the BMW Motor Cycle Club of Western Australia Inc. is holding a special event for current and past members and all BMW Motorcycle Riders who would like to come...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Dakar83
Enduraspark anyone adjusted advance on dual spark R2V

I have a R80G/S running 1000cc pots with enduraspark dual spark setup, standard size carbs, valves etc. I recall reading somewhere a comment from an Aussie inmate about his recommendations for...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
So I've stared to pull the engine ...

So I've stared to pull the engine

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/17/mamerata.jpg

With the air box off I can see that gearbox oil has pushed up through the bolt hole on top of the gearbox that...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By Dakar83
They do make a Tacho that takes its pickup off...

They do make a Tacho that takes its pickup off the coil negative terminal, nice gauges they are simple to install and work well. The after sales support from Speedhut is excellent.
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By Dakar83
I have not got any drawings but I do have this...

I have not got any drawings but I do have this measurement taken of a genuine HPN build

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/10/dajape8y.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Dakar83
I am about 6'4", that's about 194cm, I ride an...

I am about 6'4", that's about 194cm, I ride an R80G/S I've fitted bar risers and slightly lower and rear set footpegs. It's no problem and I enjoy riding it as much and probably more than my...
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
Hi Beemerboff this crankcase was water blasted....

Hi Beemerboff this crankcase was water blasted. The pressure is lower than dry blasting and the glass beads used supposedly do not shatter. The slurry cleans the surface but does not remove any of...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,499
Posted By Dakar83
When the speedo is replaced with a digital unit...

When the speedo is replaced with a digital unit the cable connection to the gearbox can be replaced by a breather fitting that allows venting to a tube that can be terminated under the tank, I.e...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Dakar83
You're right, I just had another look. ...

You're right, I just had another look.
Thankfully it's installed right way round. That pic was taken on the bench while I was trying to figure it all out during a build a while ago.
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Dakar83
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/29/ba5e2abu.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/29/ba5e2abu.jpg
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Dakar83
On the GS with the square air box it enters the...

On the GS with the square air box it enters the air box under the square filter element where a tube arrangement should then direct the oil vapour into the air horns to blow through the carbs. On the...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
Hi Dirt surfer No this is not the bike I had...

Hi Dirt surfer

No this is not the bike I had rebuilt, this is another R80G/S PD that I bought only a few weeks ago. It belonged to another Adv rider member who sadly passed away unexpectedly the...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
The engine was stripped down completely before...

The engine was stripped down completely before wet blasting, knowing the PO I am really surprised he did not ensure it was thoroughly flushed afterwards. Always meticulous in so many other ways. It...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
It's not looking good! Having adjusted the...

It's not looking good!

Having adjusted the valves and this morning checked the timing, all looks ok. I wanted to change the oil and check the or ing and filter so went for a short run to warm the...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks Beemerboff, I checked the valve clearances...

Thanks Beemerboff, I checked the valve clearances last night. LH intake to tight, RH both exhaust and intake to tight.
Got the timing light hooked up and will check out the timing today.
The plugs...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
[QUOTE=Wirespokes;25139555]Has the charging...

[QUOTE=Wirespokes;25139555]Has the charging (discharging battery) issue been resolved?



-Yes - I found the wrong relay used for the lighting circuit, it was causing parasitic drain. This fix...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dakar83
Help, Trying to diagnose R80G/S problem

I recently purchased a 1984 R80G/S that was the subject of an extensive rebuild. It looks immaculate and the list of parts replaced and work done is substantial. The engine has been rebuilt, twin...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,597
Posted By Dakar83
ND starter in my 100 G/S about 1 year now, light...

ND starter in my 100 G/S about 1 year now, light reliable seems well made

New Chinese eBay starter in 80G/S just bought failed after about a dozen starts. Spins but doesn't engage. Took it to...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Dakar83
Cdube Are you installing the enduraspark...

Cdube

Are you installing the enduraspark ignition with the enduralast?
Which clearance are you having trouble with,mis it the rotor to stator?

I fitted both above and a couple of clearance...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Dakar83
Yes all that remains of the old roadhouse and pub...

Yes all that remains of the old roadhouse and pub are a few pillars.
The new roadhouse/pub was only completed and opened this year.
The people are very friendly, the atmosphere at the track was...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By Dakar83
The Gascoyne Junction Races 2014

Here is a ride/video report of sorts, I hope its in the right place!

Its set in Western Australia where a group of mates from the BMW Motorcycle Club of WA set out on a 5 day ride from Perth...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Dakar83
The Gascoyne Junction Races 2014

Here is a ride/video report of sorts, I hope its in the right place!

Its set in Western Australia where a group of mates from the BMW Motorcycle Club of WA set out on a 5 day ride from Perth...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By Dakar83
So that's what happened!! Sent from my...

So that's what happened!!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks for the feedback the artist is Jerry...

Thanks for the feedback the artist is Jerry Douglas the track is called American Tune/Spain
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,191
Posted By Dakar83
On my Lynx set up low beam is always on and stays...

On my Lynx set up low beam is always on and stays on when high beam is switched on
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/04/ezazumyb.jpg


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By Dakar83
Amazing where the TW can go. Those oversize tires...

Amazing where the TW can go. Those oversize tires just about let it walk on water. Cruises same speed on and off road no different, seems 95km/h is the sweet spot.

Just so happens I found and...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
A short video of the HPM on a ride through the...

A short video of the HPM on a ride through the West Australian Outback available here http://youtu.be/2W2YckDmTFE
Credit to Dave Munro he did a great job on this bike it handled high and low speed...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By Dakar83
R80G/S HPN style ride video

For those who enjoy airheads and the Australian outback here is a amateur video of a recent ride with both a R100 RT minus fairing and a R80G/S with HPN style mods riding through the Murchison...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,440,412
Posted By Dakar83
Post your Airhead pics

No not my motor. This bike was built a couple of years back now, it's a 1985 R80G/S motor with 1000 cc upgrade, twin sparked, enduraspark ignition and enduralast alternator, low 1st high 5th gears,...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,440,412
Posted By Dakar83
On the way to the Gascoyne Junction Races ...

On the way to the Gascoyne Junction Races
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/26/ju3eva5u.jpg
After about 500km of dirt roads
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dakar83
I would also like to know if anyone has found a...

I would also like to know if anyone has found a performance or tuning disadvantage when replacing the square air box with plastic lid and horns for the earlier 'clamshell airbox'
I have ridden...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Dakar83
I'm 6'5" and have the same problem, PD tank looks...

I'm 6'5" and have the same problem, PD tank looks good but for touring the HPN / acerbis 43L tank works much better. I can use the single seat and have no problem with knee room. I also use lowered...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
HPN - I just want one

According to its owner it handles sweet! You can't wipe the grin off his face
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
For those who followed this thread during the...

For those who followed this thread during the build phase and admired the white HPM that was being built in parallel, here are a couple of pictures of it up in the hills, great colours, blue blue sky...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,233
Posted By Dakar83
Robbiedobbie how about some pictures of your...

Robbiedobbie how about some pictures of your 162kg beast? I am impressed that you've got the weight down that low. What do you attribute it to?
My G/S weighs in at round 190kg where is the 28 extra...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
Thanks David that sums it up well, I agree that...

Thanks David that sums it up well, I agree that for what you get it is too expensive. One last option I am going to investigate is possibly using a DR650 Screen from Screens for Bikes. Looks like it...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
GSD4ME that looks pretty good. I read somewhere...

GSD4ME that looks pretty good. I read somewhere that you were not happy with your Lynx cockpit, why was that?
I have one so far I like the headlights, the unit is strong and light with plenty of...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
Ras I also find that heel and calf pressed into...

Ras I also find that heel and calf pressed into frame helps stabilise the bike when riding in loose conditions standing, though as Dustdevill says in the real soft sand I put my weight right back...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 45,509
Posted By Dakar83
Wow awesome riding Dustdevill! I have had...

Wow awesome riding Dustdevill!

I have had my HPM out in some soft sand and was very pleased with how it handled, but your vid is very impressive:clap
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