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Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By Beam(st)er
Thanks for the offer Igor, if Terry kicks us out...

Thanks for the offer Igor, if Terry kicks us out we'll let you know :rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
First ride up to Scotland for a few days and then...

First ride up to Scotland for a few days and then down to Cambridge for some birthday cake :D
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
No drawings but these pics kinda show how they've...

No drawings but these pics kinda show how they've been put together.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/gFSxkUNHF35kRKpvA41J25yAQMptfHtbjzwYnwXRmWc=w1044-h783-no

...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
No news… We're going to the UK next week and...

No news…
We're going to the UK next week and I've been preparing another bike for that trip because my bike wont be ready in time.
After that we're going to work on the bike again… :nod
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
We indeed were on a bike trip… :D ...

We indeed were on a bike trip… :D

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-oeedlcJxSLA/VEAhard6_pI/AAAAAAAAA-E/FMo45xzQBc8/w1145-h698-no/compilatie.jpg
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I chose rizoma indicators because they are small...

I chose rizoma indicators because they are small and can still be seen from half a mile in broad daylight and I think they look very nice. :tb
First I bought other indicators from another brand but...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Sorry to keep you waiting…

Been a bit busy with other things so couldn't do a lot on the bike.
Found some time to sand down the edges of my timing chain cover.
...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I don't mind you posting but it might be better...

I don't mind you posting but it might be better to post this question in An Unholy Union V: DRZ forks on an Airhead thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=989832
I'm sure that the...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Hi Igor, When set-up right fuel economy shouldn't...

Hi Igor, When set-up right fuel economy shouldn't be a problem, finding a solution for the submerge-ability might be more challenging… :scratch
But first I would like to get the bike running and...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
To remove the spokes I did use an angle grinder....

To remove the spokes I did use an angle grinder. Some of them just fell out and some of them needed a little more persuasion…

I've put the hub in a lathe and machined some parts. The machining and...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Next challenge…

Connecting some of this…

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-9UjATMJ6w6I/VAIb5ZiXCSI/AAAAAAAAA4c/I1RdLkZDrhw/w998-h749-no/IMG_5571.JPG

to this…
...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
No bike building today

Riding with Prutser and Dmaster today at the big bike trial

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-G7JDdY1wRNA/VAN4kBh5AfI/AAAAAAAAA5M/_c-CTwJR6LA/w1107-h783-no/trial.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
My rear wheel came in yesterday! The rim is...

My rear wheel came in yesterday! The rim is replaced for an Excel laced to the stock hub.

This is what it looked like when I bought the bike…
...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
That ball is to mount my double take mirrors. ...

That ball is to mount my double take mirrors.

http://www.doubletakemirror.com/

I have been using them for a few years, the only problem with them is that you need to tighten the RAM ball...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Done some work on the controls today. ...

Done some work on the controls today.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/066yUOGd1R4F5SK-zf3g_DBBJuEhyvLL2c6nDzuJBdg=w998-h749-no

Installed a push button to operate my Motogadget speedo.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Prices for those bikes are insane over here. I...

Prices for those bikes are insane over here. I checked out a few and decided to go for the cheapest one because I knew I would rebuild it anyway.
I don't know exactly what I spent so far but I told...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
This should be able to stop my fully loaded bike...

This should be able to stop my fully loaded bike :nod

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/pjemHCvru50UfGs1J0Z9aXxK936xSo4RxMiyK_5nTkI=w998-h749-no

A bit of loctite doesn't hurt on these
...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Thank you all!

Thanks everyone for the kind words!!!

I almost feel ashamed for showing off with all those new parts :shog but because I sold my G650 I have some funds
and knowing that the bike will stay with...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Got a subframe! :wings:wings:wings Thank you...

Got a subframe! :wings:wings:wings Thank you KLEINE!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-oLfyltt0CYU/U_zqvPO7RYI/AAAAAAAAA2E/QZWt_MKpX4s/w587-h783-no/IMG_5441.JPG

Still a long way to go but it...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By Beam(st)er
After I mounted the gearbox I could mount all the...

After I mounted the gearbox I could mount all the parts that are attached to it, like the airbox.
The air filter I chose is a DNA filter, they are similar to K&N filters and also need to be...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
In a rush…? I could pick it up tomorrow… :D

In a rush…? I could pick it up tomorrow… :D
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Hi Kleine, Your bike looks great at Oerol's...

Hi Kleine, Your bike looks great at Oerol's paradise :clap

I'm still in desperate need of a sub frame so I'll PM you. Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Today I mounted the gearbox. I only changed the...

Today I mounted the gearbox. I only changed the kick starter shaft seal because it was leaking when I bought the bike.
I am going to change all the seals and bearings later but first I will ride...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I practiced installing those clips on this one...

I practiced installing those clips on this one (when I was 16 :lol3)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3GIB_VfMEOA/U_uTS-fKf0I/AAAAAAAAA1k/bieISf0UbRk/w735-h570-no/Kreidler_1997.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I've seen your build thread, looks great so far!...

I've seen your build thread, looks great so far! :thumb
I'm not sure about the exhaust yet, still looking for a affordable muffler and when I find one I will try to make a custom collector.
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I heard those circlips can be a bitch but I think...

I heard those circlips can be a bitch but I think it just needs a woman's touch… :lol3

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-S4-MMgSadbE/U_pEdvzPctI/AAAAAAAAAw4/bn89VRM2cik/w998-h749-no/IMG_5338.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Because the original ones fit SOOO much better...

Because the original ones fit SOOO much better stain the stainless ones, or that's what I've been told…
If the metal ones on my other bikes can last 30 years I'm not too worried.



Prutser...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
When I changed the timing chain I had already put...

When I changed the timing chain I had already put in new conrod bearing shells.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/1dCQdfD2g9BWdIbQdq6x26Da_STo7GXZ6vCxTFggpxg=w998-h749-no

Yesterday I received...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
They are not roles of tape :rofl At the moment...

They are not roles of tape :rofl
At the moment they are 80mm, which will probably be a bit too high but with the mounted stabilizer it doesn't look that high anymore.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Real time… :D The things I've done so...

Real time… :D



The things I've done so far were not that difficult.
I think things like a custom exhaust, luggage rack, bash plate, high air intake and re-designing the dash will be much more...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
After I mounted the front wheel I couldn't wait...

After I mounted the front wheel I couldn't wait to mount the foot pegs.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-dnU0nd6CRqA/U_kOBOdAuxI/AAAAAAAAAuo/S9t082uGit4/w998-h749-no/IMG_5285.JPG

The lowered...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
:clap Picked up the stuff from the powder coater...

:clap Picked up the stuff from the powder coater this morning :clap

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ka5tSIBHUYYA3B6NHumA6D0ocvq3BJDynU19AXjzEhw=w998-h749-no

Pulled out all the plugs and...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I don't know all those details but on my bike we...

I don't know all those details but on my bike we modified the frame so there's more room for the U-joints boot. This way you can use a longer shock.
The maximum height of the rear determines what...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I'm not sure how far they will be moved up but I...

I'm not sure how far they will be moved up but I guess it will be between 20 and 25mm. They use a special clamp to hold the slider in the vise.
Sometimes the bar they put through the axle clamp...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
More jewelry

Found a second hand stabilizer for a decent price.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-r4vmqldkni0/U_ZNQ-v-_1I/AAAAAAAAAqY/8GzwfC3Gfls/w587-h783-no/IMG_0801.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Slow progress…

I'm waiting for parts to come back from the powder coater, so not much building going on.

This is the wheel spacer I made for my KTM front wheel.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
Mongolia... ...

Mongolia...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834987&page=151
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
What I did this weekend

I sold my G650 X Country this weekend, so now I really need to finish the G/S

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-LlZSJjH7bLE/U_EECb-YXGI/AAAAAAAAAl8/HEl2Oji1rcA/w1044-h783-no/P1030567.JPG

Also...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,958
Posted By Beam(st)er
I've been riding a few bikes on which I noticed...

I've been riding a few bikes on which I noticed the feeling you just described.
When I asked Prutser about it he told me that most bikes I had been riding had a master cilinder that was too big for...
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