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Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Rockman
seems no-one has a solution for this, so I'll...

seems no-one has a solution for this, so I'll have to have a play with it. the high pitched twittering noise on overrun is annoying though.
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Rockman
Exhaust whistles

My 89 R100GS with Staintune exhaust "whistles" when the throttle is backed off. I've just spent about 3 months doing a strip down and refurbish. All seems good except this exhaust noise. I'm guessing...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 311,145
Posted By Rockman
Thats it. Used to be called something else.

Thats it. Used to be called something else.
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By Rockman
I'm starting out with this. Failed to proceed to...

I'm starting out with this. Failed to proceed to Nymboida, but I have plans for 2015. Think training wheel attachment. Fits under the scrapper puchase price cap.

Incidentally the A100 in the...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 311,145
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE=UncleGra;25170010]Thats a great pic....but...

[QUOTE=UncleGra;25170010]Thats a great pic....but doesn't ring a bell...could be the same road....anyway here's a few more of the changing scenery along that route....which finishes at the roadhouse...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By Rockman
$228 for a K100 through monoland today. Discounts...

$228 for a K100 through monoland today. Discounts for being a Ulysses member, and being an old fart, and country, but still:D
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Rockman
Great, thanks for that.

Great, thanks for that.
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Rockman
Thanks Mine are arranged like this; ...

Thanks
Mine are arranged like this;

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Its probably the same as yours, but I cant quite see from the pic
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Rockman
R100GS Ignition switch

I'm in the process of reassembling my 1989 R100GS after pulling it apart for a good clean up, repaint the frame etc. Trouble is I took all the wiring off the ignition switch and now dont know which...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rockman
How about a Honda CT125. Flat out about 70 kmh. ...

How about a Honda CT125. Flat out about 70 kmh.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/DSC_1082_zps2ba257db.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 72,850
Posted By Rockman
heres mine in its current state. disassembled,...

heres mine in its current state. disassembled, frame and bits sandbasted and repainted, new cam chain and top sprocket. rear main seal and clutch next.
...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 466,566
Posted By Rockman
Since we are doing epitaphs, heres one a lot of...

Since we are doing epitaphs, heres one a lot of you would have seen (south of Milparinka). Sounds like Liz Kennedy liked a good time:D
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 402,614
Posted By Rockman
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/...

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/photo1_zpsc78d11e6.jpg
Bikes back behind the photographer somewhere.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,256
Posted By Rockman
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/...

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/SH2011_3c_zpsabf19b05.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
The mighty Suzuki is probably out of action with...

The mighty Suzuki is probably out of action with a slipping clutch:cry. Parts ordered, but I'm not sure if I'll
get them in time.

So, its back to the other 100. Still qualifies as a scrapper..:D...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
Bloody beautiful in Inverell today. Clear skys,...

Bloody beautiful in Inverell today. Clear skys, suns shining. Should be excellent tomorrow:happay


An update - Col just went out and had a look at the route. All good on the black soil bits,...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
Theres nothing too difficult I'm told This...

Theres nothing too difficult I'm told

This sort of country;

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/fundraisercourse014_zps1123cfcf.jpg

And this;
...
Forum: OZ Vendors 08-25-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,461
Posted By Rockman
G'day John I was after one of the uni joint...

G'day John
I was after one of the uni joint boots for a 100gs you had on ebay, and a set of diode board mounts, but I see they have disappeared. Do you still have them?
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
We have trees and stuff ...

We have trees and stuff
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/fundraisercourse033_zps93cd8c0e.jpg

And creeks...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
And some more ...

And some more
http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/SARCharityRide009_zps705fa84b.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE=buckscreek;24877465]Hi Phil, it looks...

[QUOTE=buckscreek;24877465]Hi Phil,

it looks great, any ideas on top speed with rider and gear yet? Have you started playing with sprocket sizes to optimise power v's economy? I reckon it'd look...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
Mines nearly ready to go. Needs a chain guard,...

Mines nearly ready to go. Needs a chain guard, mirrors and rego (historic). 98cc of pure POWER.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/IMG_1507_zps79711dbd.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
A little more of the route:D ...

A little more of the route:D

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/SARCharityRide005_zps94f34c2f.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
Jeez Col, you must have slept in. 5.56am post...

Jeez Col, you must have slept in. 5.56am post yesterday, 6.18 am today..:D

A pic of part of the route to wet your appetite
...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,738
Posted By Rockman
Most of the smaller towns and villages have died...

Most of the smaller towns and villages have died or are dying because we now have better roads and vehicles. A century (or more) ago when these places were established a 20-30 mile trek to the next...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
Col and Mick off to check the route ...

Col and Mick off to check the route

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/SARCharityRide030_zpsdb36d08c.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
Suzuki Dr250, specially prepared by Team Inverell...

Suzuki Dr250, specially prepared by Team Inverell Member, for conducting the pre run of the route to be taken on the Charity ride on 30 August.
Note the essential equipment secured to the bike...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,850
Posted By Rockman
Inverell ride scrapheap fundraiser

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/TrailRide2014_zps9eb8250c.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
G'day Wazzzzzzzzzzzzz Looks flash. Fair bit of...

G'day Wazzzzzzzzzzzzz Looks flash. Fair bit of work gone into that.
I'm still undecided on the Suzuki 100 or the K100. The Suzuki if I can sort out the charging circuit, otherwise to K100. Both...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
Team Inverell launched at the (soon to be open)...

Team Inverell launched at the (soon to be open) Transport Museum.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/TeamInverellLaunch_zps142ff54a.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE=OldDog;24531222]Hey there Rock, hows your...

[QUOTE=OldDog;24531222]Hey there Rock, hows your scrapper going?

Up & running quite well. You recon old BMW electrics are bad, try an old jappo commuter sometime. I now have tail & brake lights,...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
Try using a couple of longer bolts so that it...

Try using a couple of longer bolts so that it just holds the clutch plate in place. Personally I just eyeball them carefully and adjust the plate so that it is central, then tighten up a bit on the...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,314
Posted By Rockman
$5.00 canvas upper/rubber sole shoes from target....

$5.00 canvas upper/rubber sole shoes from target. Pack not much bigger than thongs, ok to walk in and you can get away with them if you go out in the evening.
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,036
Posted By Rockman
[QUOTE=Hellracer.nl;24412405]Are you sure that...

[QUOTE=Hellracer.nl;24412405]Are you sure that those are Renault wheels? They look suspiciously much like Citroen wheels..

Yes could have been. I was told they were Renault 10 but never bother to...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,036
Posted By Rockman
G'day Waz(zz), no mate sorry thats the only one I...

G'day Waz(zz), no mate sorry thats the only one I seem to have kept. Imagine a K100 rear swingarm turned around to
face forward, complete with the final drive and mounted on a leading link type...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
Suzuki A100. RIng-ding-ding.....! Runs pretty...

Suzuki A100. RIng-ding-ding.....! Runs pretty good. Now to get the electrics sorted.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/Scrapheap%202014/IMG_1498_zps03090a1c.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
Ha Ha, you are probably right. The A100 is...

Ha Ha, you are probably right. The A100 is probably faster than Col's Dr250 :D but I'm dreading riding it on dirt roads with its skinny tyres (2.50X18). Anyway, ribs are healing but I'm still a bit...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 41,405
Posted By Rockman
These are my alternatives for the Scrapheap ride ...

These are my alternatives for the Scrapheap ride

This one: Suzuki A100

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv14/rock_1955/Scrapheap%202014/IMG_1498_zps03090a1c.jpg

or if I cant get it going...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,172
Posted By Rockman
HHow about this one. Rode it on last years...

HHow about this one. Rode it on last years scrapheap. 1979 TF185. Cruised along nicely between 70 and 80kmh. It was even fairly comfortable to ride.
...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,969
Posted By Rockman
Yes, tried them. Too small for my ear canals and...

Yes, tried them. Too small for my ear canals and a loose fit. Almost useless and a waste of money for me. Better off with the cheap yellow foam ones from your local hardware.
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