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Forum: Airheads 11-21-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Conrod bearings

Ok, I need some advice here please.:lol3
The old conrod bearings are not the same as the new ones in this picture.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/107205069/ADVRider/61b.jpg

The old one has a hole in...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Ghilli
I had the same problem on the monolever g/s final...

I had the same problem on the monolever g/s final drive. Oil was definitely seeping trough the brake cam shaft and onto the drum surface. Even replacing the o-ring with a BMW o-ring, it still leaked....
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Front suspension

I took the forks apart and the oil in the left tube looked like, uhm....

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/107205069/ADVRider/60.jpg

This cant be good, I guess there was a fair amount of water in that...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Used some general purpose gasket loctite for...

Used some general purpose gasket loctite for these, I want to seal them as good as possible. They were quite dirty when I took them off and its really difficult to clean there.
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Forum: Airheads 10-19-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Tappit!

These came out of the engine and are going straight back in, they look fine? Measured it and got 21.955mm, should be 22.025ish. But I seriously doubt my measured accuracy.
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Forum: Airheads 10-15-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Barrel bolts

Soooo, I realized that there's a difference between the stud bolts that goes into the engine for the barrels. 6 of them are the same and then there is two odd ones.
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Forum: Airheads 10-15-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
It is a coating that helps with heat transfer...

It is a coating that helps with heat transfer where the other type ceramic coating reduces heat transfer, I made pretty sure of this because I don't want to trap heat in the barrel and "lock" the...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Engine enamel

Painting the engine scared me a bit, but living near the coast and seeing how things corrode as you wach made me do it with a smile.

I masked off the areas not to be painted and prepped the parts...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Disc

The disc is a bit of an experiment, I got the front hub ceramic coated and coated the disc with VHT engine enamel. The idea is to see how they handle all that brake dust, some brake fluid and road...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Barrrels and tubes

The barrels and tubes are both coated with a ceramic coating. These parts take a beating from the road, so putting something durable on them makes sense to me.
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Forum: Airheads 10-08-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Pistons

Here are some photos of the three stages of piston, they are on the lower side of their wear limit with the barrels, but if it took 30 years to get to that point I am more than happy to put them back...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Valve heads

Now for the some cool stuff, or not, can't decide.

I took my valve heads to an engineering workshop where they told me all four my valves needs to be replaced:eek1, that hurts allot. I did some...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Aah yes, thanks, but I almost just took it apart...

Aah yes, thanks, but I almost just took it apart before I <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->accidentally <!--[if gte...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
In the back of the manual it says that the max...

In the back of the manual it says that the max permitted wear on the drum is 201.5mm, that is the inner diameter of the hub which I measured with a large vernier. If you look closely you can see its...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Bad news time, I've seen this allot on the...

Bad news time, I've seen this allot on the internot, now I have one as well.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/107205069/ADVRider/28.jpg

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/107205069/ADVRider/29.jpg

The hub is...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Here's a cool photo for no reason whatsoever. ...

Here's a cool photo for no reason whatsoever.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/107205069/ADVRider/27.jpg

This actually gives you a good idea of areas to avoid when installing a wiring harness, there...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Plating

Not a lot of photos, but I wanted to try and do DIY nickel plating on all the bolts that are "special". All the other standard bolts will be replaced by new stainless steel bolts.
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Forum: Airheads 09-27-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Drive shaft

Next up was the driveshaft, I took the original and a slightly less worn out shaft and swapped the bell housing. This was probably unnecessary, but the road going thrust adapter definitely had less...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Frame

Re-enforcing the frame looks really nice, but its too late for me now. I just fixed up the original frame and made a center stand out of three retired ones. Got that powder coated with a few other...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Thumb F.e.a.r

Even though I am one I still needed to overcome my three fears:

-Removing the gearbox
-Disconnecting every single wire and cable
-Removing the barrels and pistons
-Welding to the frame

Ok...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ghilli
Wicked Another R80g/s build, just slower

Hi Everyone

I've allready started the rebuild of my 1981 R80g/s, but with the amout of hours I've allready put in I feel I should share some of it, even if it is only to see my own photos.:cry
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