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Forum: Airheads 01-14-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 38,270
Posted By cenji
G/S related threads posted between 01/01/13 to 12/31/13

Hi to the G/S crowd:

Here is the annual update about threads that were posted about G/S related issues in the airhead section in the last year. I am sure I missed some, so please feel free to list...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By cenji
http://postimg.org/image/gq930stqj ...

http://postimg.org/image/gq930stqj
http://postimg.org/image/5k5l8d4sr/
http://postimg.org/image/i1c8vizyj/



Thank you for the listed websites, above are images of my bike. Don't know how to...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By cenji
this will be for my 81 g/s. can't post pics as I...

this will be for my 81 g/s. can't post pics as I don't have accounts with smug mug, etc. I have removed the stock crash guard. My bike is modified all over the place, hence my first choice is the...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By cenji
thanks for the three different feedbacks , will...

thanks for the three different feedbacks , will look into them tomorrow.

Which model of the Denalis did you mount?

Just came to my mind, anybody ever tried a combination of flood and spot...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By cenji
G/S versus modern GS headlight pattern

Looked at this thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897981&highlight=clearwater+lights

it describes how much various Denali LED lights (see video in thread) are adding to the a...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By cenji
Palo Alto

thank you for all the feedback, just posted here with in this quote, because greg knows my bike.

The only reason i wasn't impressed with palo alto, they couldn't answer the question how the...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By cenji
thanks to comments from anton and Solo lobo

I will try them in the next few days, back to work now.
Any chance to get some feedback about some answers about the math? Or maybe wirepsokes has them? Will find out when I contact him.thanks
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By cenji
Stock speedo of a 81 g/s replacement with VDOVDO

I am tired of the unreliability of the stock BMW MOTOMETER speedo/odometer on my 1981G/S.

The Motometer stock speedo is calibrated as a W1244, which means 1244 revolutions of the cable will...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,066
Posted By cenji
one step further

I managed to get the stud out. Had no idea that it takes so much force. Found that the thread broke 2/3 in. The only thing I am questioning now, since the broken-off thread looks and feels like...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,066
Posted By cenji
well, here I am back......

just a few days after posting this thread. Reading the over 70 replies left me wondering here and there. It is kind of interesting to read some comments.

I made a little progress. Having a buddy...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,066
Posted By cenji
cycle works

thanks for the website, I checked it out and will call them to find out pricing.

THe HPD set-up is $500. Maybe worth its money. Kind off a once in a life time investment.

yet, I am kind of...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,066
Posted By cenji
website info for HPD inserts

Seems to provide all the info and tools needed for this job.


www.hpd-online.com/stud_tool.php
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,066
Posted By cenji
the top right stud

thanks for the feedback and hints from every one:

Where did you purchase the timecert, Greg? What size did you buy, M 10 x 1.5 or .....any parts numbers?

It is top right stud, I will have to...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,066
Posted By cenji
time-sert for G/S head stud

nothing showed up when I searched on the old school thread.

Maybe you can help me with this?

I looked up Max Bmw parts fiche and found that the headstud for a G/S is listed as: M 10 x 275

...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 38,270
Posted By cenji
new centerstand, tank lid seal

After changing the front-end on my 81 G/S, I have spend much to much time to relocate the sidestand, extend it, get the lean angle acceptable, make sure it doesn't interfere with anything..........I...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By cenji
G/S upgrades thread needs to be moved?

just updated the G/S thread for various upgrades. It is still listed in the OLD's Cool section. If you agree it would make sense to move it over to the designated Airhead thread, please let me know...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 38,270
Posted By cenji
Update 4/2012

Listed below are threads that I came across since the last update. I might have overlooked some valuable info. Please point it out and I will add it to the list.

I am fiddling with my bike and...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By cenji
should be a fun project

thanks for introducing yourself.
I started riding in Germany, some decades ago, but moved to the California, where you can ride all year.

The G/S is a serious upgrade from the R65. You will have...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,926
Posted By cenji
you can ride my

1981G/S, which has some modifications, some overlapping with what you are planning to do. Seems like we ride similar stuff. NOthing to add to the F8oo, as most things were described and my experience...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By cenji
kenda tires

I have to look if I can dig out the used Kendas to specify the model. I remember I payed $105/pair shipped. I was very impressed by the tire. Front lasted 8500 miles, rear 7500 miles. Most of it was...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,924
Posted By cenji
Keep it simple

hi neighbour;
just a few comments.
You are telling where you want to ride the bike. It is identical to my riding.
It would be more helpful to me if you could tell me what the percentage of dirt...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,476
Posted By cenji
shock length

I use as parameter the position were the bell housing hits the cross brace to which battery tray is mounted. With nobody sitting on the bike,on centerstand, I can fit 37.5cm. I think this is 1cm...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
thanks for...

bringing it all to my attention. I hope down the line I will have accumulated all the facts that went into the rear and front suspension changes and can better understand how things are affected. If...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
thanks for

answering all the questions, it helps. Ontic and I will have to do the extension on center-stands as well. A pic showing the conversion would come in handy down the line, whenever it fits into your...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
G/S that won the PD in 81

Was wondering if anyone knows , what the shock length (eyelid to eylid) of PD winning G/S measured? Just trying to learn of all the parameters that go into added ground clearance. Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
cool bike...

and you bought the 75mm extension from the Australian guy?
Where exactly did you extend/weld the center-stand, midsection, did you use a larger sleeve or smaller sleeve to bridge the existing...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
torque values

I made some progress.

Have finished the fitting of triples to BMW headstock, using the longer KTM stem, BMW bearings, machining a spacer to take up the void of longer stem/shorter BMW head stock....
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
removing metal on the inside.....

I can grasp that, because the U-joint will be closer to the wall. Do you remember how much metal needed to be taken off? Maybe some pics? Did you modify the cross-brace where the battery is mounting...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
$300 replaceable U-joint

well, thats very good news! I like to admit though, that I do not know what your u-joint would look like. Any picture that would give me a better understanding that you can share? Maybe somebody else...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
I like that feedback.......

...as it confirms that I don't need the extension to make my Geometry fly. If yours lasted 60K miles and is still going, and the other one that I know off lasted over 100K miles.....it makes sense to...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
wonderful info...

seems like you have collected some practical and theoretical knowledge that is needed to make this G/S project successful.
Compared to the stock shock, how much would I need to lengthen the stock...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
thanks for the diagram and...

ALL THE OTHER INPUT, VERY APPRECIATED.

BECAUSE I AM LAZY TONIGHT AND HAVE NEVER USED THE FREE CAD PROGRAM, COULDN'T I JUST USE THE NUMBERS PROVIDED IN the DIAGRAM:

100MM EXTENSION IS RAISING...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,250
Posted By cenji
G/S swingarm + driveshaft extension 50mm

I am in the process of upgrading my Front-end of a 1981G/S. The new KTM setup will raise the front by two inches. I might be on the wrong track here and ask those to chime in if indeed I am, but I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
a little of an update

time flies, no different here. Before I realize another week is gone and time spend with working on the bike has been limited.
What I had to figure out before moving any further.

I am lacking the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
the bike

the new forks will be going on this 81 G/S over the next few months.

The forks are the last big item that needed upgrading. The rest will be more manageable,more in house, low budget kind of work....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
making progress

Just got back from the road trip and managed to take a few shots.

It kind of takes on a different dimension seeing the 950se fork next to the original. Kind of not knowing what to make of it, ...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
new question

To the KTM wizards

Would you happen to know if a stock 2004 525 exc frontwheel ,1.85 x 21, with 26 mm axle will fit/align with the caliper of the 950se?

Is there a different spoke pattern,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
making progress

Hi Sailah and other ADV fellows.

Looked at a 950SE fork and bought it.Yihhaaaaaaahhhhhhhh!

I will post pics and questions tomorrow.


Still need the wheel, rotor,new pads, bleeder valves...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
Airhead Wrangler, Solo Lobo and Ontic and than...

Airhead Wrangler, Solo Lobo and Ontic and than there are a few more,thanks a lot for all the feedback.

I wish I had more time to spend on the front-end upgrade. Your input makes all sense. I am...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,223
Posted By cenji
a wealth of knowledge in front of me

thanks for posting all this info. Wish I could spend more time just reading, but I only get a few hours a week to play with this site. I really appreciate all the links. Makes me realize that there...
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