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Forum: New Zealand 04-05-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 175,962
Posted By igormortis
I'm happy with mine, and it's taken more than a...

I'm happy with mine, and it's taken more than a few hard hits. It doesn't quite have the ground clearance as the HPN version, since that one angles back to follow the line of the frame, rather than...
Forum: New Zealand 04-02-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 175,962
Posted By igormortis
I might be able to help (well by proxy at least)...

I might be able to help (well by proxy at least) if that doesn't work out. Let us know how it goes.
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 175,962
Posted By igormortis
I went to the brake and clutch place in Martin...

I went to the brake and clutch place in Martin Square a couple of times to ask about re-lining the shoes with a softer compound. Both times they didn't wanna know. Disappointing. Especially since...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 39,729
Posted By igormortis
I already peeked on FB... How did she (is it...

I already peeked on FB...

How did she (is it a she?) handle the salt? Are you happy with the suspension/stability?

Really, really great stuff by the way!
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,039
Posted By igormortis
British speak for idle.

British speak for idle.
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By igormortis
So, someone is sued out of business for producing...

So, someone is sued out of business for producing a version of something that already exists as original equipment? (edit- actually improving on it by the looks of it) Nice work, litigators. :huh
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By igormortis
You may just be a little jaded and need a...

You may just be a little jaded and need a project. Don't use that bike. Fresh eyes will tell you that it's beautiful as is.
Forum: New Zealand 03-28-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,077
Posted By igormortis
Yup. Still got mine. The hydraulic line is not...

Yup. Still got mine. The hydraulic line is not pretty (the rubberised coating cracked and came off), but it worked until it came off and without leaks.

You're welcome to it if you can find it....
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,622
Posted By igormortis
Hi Jake, Which UK fuels don't currently...

Hi Jake,

Which UK fuels don't currently contain ethanol?

Cheers,

Igor
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 39,729
Posted By igormortis
Looks fantastic! Go go go!

Looks fantastic! Go go go!
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,721
Posted By igormortis
Tried. Tested. Endorsed. Somewhere in...

Tried. Tested. Endorsed.

Somewhere in Kyrgyzstan:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7395/9410226402_9ce5a502b5_c.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 03-10-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,077
Posted By igormortis
I see that the hydraulic preload has been removed...

I see that the hydraulic preload has been removed from your Ohlins. That was his recommendation for ours also.
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 98,331
Posted By igormortis
Good birthday.

Good birthday.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 92,531
Posted By igormortis
Yeeeeaaah!

Yeeeeaaah!
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,228
Posted By igormortis
Did that too! But in reality, it's incredible how...

Did that too! But in reality, it's incredible how close you always are to a helping hand. Unless you choose to go into actual wilderness.

The biggest potential failure of our big trip would've...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,228
Posted By igormortis
What's everyone so scared of?

What's everyone so scared of?
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 92,531
Posted By igormortis
It's gotta be this. Warm the oil somehow? Or...

It's gotta be this. Warm the oil somehow?

Or fuel could be condensing in the carbs?

Wrap the engine in towels then pour hot water on them?
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,715
Posted By igormortis
Ahh, so you haven't done the swingarm pivot...

Ahh, so you haven't done the swingarm pivot plates yet?
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,715
Posted By igormortis
Like, I dunno, a paralever? :D

Like, I dunno, a paralever? :D
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By igormortis
Hi Dirk, Did you receive my email about...

Hi Dirk,

Did you receive my email about this? What is the best way to get in touch?

Igor
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,715
Posted By igormortis
Bugger. What if you fit parts with German TÜV...

Bugger. What if you fit parts with German TÜV approval - is that recognised in Denmark?
Forum: New Zealand 02-28-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 175,962
Posted By igormortis
Moorespeed exhaust? ...

Moorespeed exhaust?



http://www.moorespeed.co.uk/Content/Images/Level3-Pages/BMW/Exhaust/Moorespeed-BMW-GS-muffler.jpg

The air filter looks like a Moorespeed item too, so I suspect there's...
Forum: New Zealand 02-28-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By igormortis
:evil Yeah - gotta do something about that...

:evil

Yeah - gotta do something about that seat. I'll try the screen out, at least - but I'm almost certain that we'll get rid of it. I'll give you first dibs if it goes.



Time frame is...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By igormortis
Only if you plan to ever sell it.

Only if you plan to ever sell it.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,715
Posted By igormortis
And I was just gonna ask you about yours. ...

And I was just gonna ask you about yours.

That's shocking about the flex! I would have been less surprised if you were talking about one with 100mm extension. How does a paralever compare, then?...
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 38,726
Posted By igormortis
I dunno if you'd be much better off power-wise. I...

I dunno if you'd be much better off power-wise. I think there may be a slight torque increase. The 80GS has a lower geared final drive, but I believe that the 17 inch rear might bring you back to...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,715
Posted By igormortis
I was of the belief that the paralever was 50mm...

I was of the belief that the paralever was 50mm longer. Am I mistaken?
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 38,726
Posted By igormortis
I would say that price is just about right.

I would say that price is just about right.
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 38,726
Posted By igormortis
Around 18L, from memory. Should be getting...

Around 18L, from memory. Should be getting between 15-18km per litre.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By igormortis
This one's on an R100R, so presumably it'll fit...

This one's on an R100R, so presumably it'll fit the GS also. I only have the pic right now, so no further details than that, sorry.

http://trademe.tmcdn.co.nz/photoserver/full/362445218.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By igormortis
Yeah, that would be me.

Yeah, that would be me.
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By igormortis
Damn you, Phil! I dunno about deeper pockets......

Damn you, Phil! I dunno about deeper pockets... but I've been looking over here for a while, and fashion being what it is - you can't get anything like that for the same money. Now that we have a new...
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 38,726
Posted By igormortis
Nice! Didn't I give you that new headlight?

Nice!

Didn't I give you that new headlight?
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 38,726
Posted By igormortis
I've used those featherlight cables for ages, and...

I've used those featherlight cables for ages, and generally been happy with them. But recently I was told to try genuine BMW cables, and that they would be a marked improvement. Haven't done that...
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 77,999
Posted By igormortis
http://thedatsuns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/4...

http://thedatsuns.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/400x400xThe-Datsuns-Deep-Sleep-Cover-400x400.jpg.pagespeed.ic.axq-VAwF0g.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By igormortis
http://static.nme.com/images/blog/2012PrincePurple...

http://static.nme.com/images/blog/2012PrincePurpleRainMoviePress051212.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By igormortis
Empty Van/Trailer Going North?

Hi all. Just purchased a bike in Wellington - well Upper Hutt to be specific. We're still in the UK and need to organise transport to Cambridge. Can anyone help?

Cheers,

Igor
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By igormortis
Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, Prutser!

Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, Prutser!
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By igormortis
Headlight Ears

Does anyone know the dimensions of the mono - and earlier, I suppose - headlight ears?

I wanna know if they'll fit over R100GS fork tubes, and between the triple clamps. I would expect at least...
Forum: New Zealand 02-22-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 38,726
Posted By igormortis
:rofl

:rofl
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