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Forum: New Zealand 03-09-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 68,030
Posted By rxkea
Amazing the transformation an abbreviated seat,...

Amazing the transformation an abbreviated seat, guard and change of rear light make to R80 or R100 mono. Can benefit from a few other changes but the rear end change alone completely changes the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,891
Posted By rxkea
Using it too

have used it for a couple of years on and off with some spokes on a bike that without polish start rusting. Being a lazy bugger and not so concerned with the shine CRC Lanolin seem to be a good...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,302,748
Posted By rxkea
:clap Well said, a motorcycle is many things to...

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Well said, a motorcycle is many things to many peoplem, we are all different and have different tastes, ecclectic to teutonically functional. Practicality and sensibility dont have to be...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,152
Posted By rxkea
!!!

For simple bike the sure paralever airheads sure have some very easily screwed up features when it comes to maitenance , restoration and modification. Getting us ready for the oilheads I...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,036
Posted By rxkea
Para lever, not worth it??

I love new technology but not when it seems of dubious advantage (not that a paralever is exactly new) The old monolever seemed streets ahead in robustness and practicality. I have owned 3 R80G/S,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 534,048
Posted By rxkea
My W650 - man these are fun bikes to ride and modify

:nortonhttp://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=263958&d=1337728325
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 176,416
Posted By rxkea
Mine

Sold in NZ new 1986. 40,000km only, paralever tank, in process of restoring original. VIN 4760. Have another thats had frame repaint and general tidy up but still bits will post pic soon. 1981/82....
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,063
Posted By rxkea
Cant please them all....

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For some the mounting bolt placement on an adventure rack could cause days of anguish and many posts to satisfy their paranoia just in case it fails on the...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By rxkea
Keihan Y peice worked well for me on R80G/S, not R100GS

I had one on an R100GS (came with it) I never noticed the performance as being lacking until I put the collector back on to sell the bike. Wow, different bike, shame I was selling it!!! I kept the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 534,048
Posted By rxkea
Yes, they do make the bike.

Was a huge improvement for me too. Even over the Avons I had on before that I'd used cos they were great on an R80ST.
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 534,048
Posted By rxkea
Question ??

Weird, I can see it even when I'm not logged in....
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 534,048
Posted By rxkea
:scratch:scratch:scratch I saw pic when I put it...

:scratch:scratch:scratch I saw pic when I put it on. Did it again and looks to be there now.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 534,048
Posted By rxkea
My W650

http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=263958&d=1337728325http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=263958&d=1337728325



Dual purpose tyres, sump...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,555
Posted By rxkea
You are correct, starting with the basics is...

You are correct, starting with the basics is always good. A rebuild of the stock caliper, checking your disk surface is ok and some quality decent pads will provide as much braking that the stock...
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