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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By rambozo
Congrats Jim and son :clap The 65 is a good...

Congrats Jim and son :clap

The 65 is a good starter airhead, hope he's still smiling when his wallet is empty :lol3



This needs to happen :evil
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By rambozo
The small bulb is the sidelight. The easiest and...

The small bulb is the sidelight. The easiest and tidiest way to wire in the aux lights
would be to use the bmw dash pad switch, that way you can leave the main light
switch alone and save...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By rambozo
There should be a cover over the front of your...

There should be a cover over the front of your beancan/ignition unit. It's a
bit dirty looking round that bottom area too, a good clean up wouldn't hurt
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 765,722
Posted By rambozo
Seen that over on ukgser, paintwork is amazing,...

Seen that over on ukgser, paintwork is amazing, lots of interesting features on the
rest of the bike too, definitely one of the better cafes about

Great job:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By rambozo
I don't need them that badly :rofl

I don't need them that badly :rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By rambozo
I'm a member but only have one post so I'm not...

I'm a member but only have one post so I'm not really in the loop to ask there!

Thanks for the suggestion though
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By rambozo
Anyone in the UK with r100 barrels?

I know it's a long shot but has anyone in the UK or Ireland got a set of r100 nikasil
barrels and Pistons they would be willing to sell?

Just checking round before lining motorworks pockets :D
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By rambozo
The chrome caps should work, I have them fitted...

The chrome caps should work, I have them fitted to a /7 with ate type forks, I would
suspect bad threads on your fork nuts, maybe just a bit of tough dirt or corrosion

The cross over is not...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 765,722
Posted By rambozo
:lol3 he is hiding a significant amount of it...

:lol3 he is hiding a significant amount of it alright

Tis a nice looking bike, like the tank
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8,294
Views: 1,737,320
Posted By rambozo
Very tidy :clap

Very tidy :clap
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8,294
Views: 1,737,320
Posted By rambozo
Thanks! Hopefully it'll find its way into a frame...

Thanks! Hopefully it'll find its way into a frame by the end of the year :D
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8,294
Views: 1,737,320
Posted By rambozo
All dressed up and nowhere to go!

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s449/Rambozo427/095c3efeb03053e6bf920ff71db354f4.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,075
Posted By rambozo
You would expect the air to have been purged with...

You would expect the air to have been purged with that many fills. As for the
pipe, if you're in any doubt about a part of the brake system, change it. That
pipe is reasonably cheap from...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,075
Posted By rambozo
im not sure why settling seems to work for me, I...

im not sure why settling seems to work for me, I recently did one of the notoriously
hard to do back calipers and nothing would work, I left it for a couple of days and then
reverse bled it and...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,075
Posted By rambozo
Maybe you had the nipple open too far? It only...

Maybe you had the nipple open too far? It only needs to be opened a small bit,
none should be coming out around it
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,075
Posted By rambozo
The last one I did with the under tank master...

The last one I did with the under tank master cylinder I had to tilt it as bamboo
recommended, you've changed to handlebar setup though if I remember correct?

Because of the bmw setup with the...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,075
Posted By rambozo
Bike brakes can be a real pain in the ass to...

Bike brakes can be a real pain in the ass to bleed, a lot of the time I hook a syringe
up to the bleed nipple and suck the fluid through, sometimes you have to inject
fluid back through the...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,304
Posted By rambozo
Woah it back a bit there on the thunderdome bill,...

Woah it back a bit there on the thunderdome bill, last thing we need is a remake
of that:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,304
Posted By rambozo
Yea I suppose it is a bit lazy, hope it didn't...

Yea I suppose it is a bit lazy, hope it didn't cost too much :D maybe the budget
was blown on that crazy Cadillac monster truck thing

Haven't seen the film yet but for me mad max is always more...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,304
Posted By rambozo
Is that not the one out of the new Mad Max?

Is that not the one out of the new Mad Max?
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 633,750
Posted By rambozo
Maybe in the fatherland but over here it's still...

Maybe in the fatherland but over here it's still impossible to like the cunts if you
reared them

Never ceases to amaze me how morons who think the world is 4000 years old can
be in charge, I...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By rambozo
+1 Can't comment on dri-slide, but lubing...

+1

Can't comment on dri-slide, but lubing them from the get go can only help with
Non lined cables
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By rambozo
I've only had the bike up to about 80 mph so...

I've only had the bike up to about 80 mph so can't really say if there is any high
speed instability, thanks for the heads up though, I'll pay a bit more attention for
the next few runs.

I...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By rambozo
They are standard r80/7 shocks, about 10-15mm...

They are standard r80/7 shocks, about 10-15mm longer than the r65 ones I took off.

I'm interested to hear if it's a bad idea :ear bike feels good but if it's likely to
cause damage down the...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By rambozo
So the weather got a bit better today so I went...

So the weather got a bit better today so I went for a run, I didn't think I would notice a difference tbh,
but the back did feel a tiny bit higher and stiffer, I'm pretty happy with the ride but it...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By rambozo
It would probably make sense to raise the back a...

It would probably make sense to raise the back a touch in that situation?

I imagine it's a lot easier to get second hand 80/90/100 shocks too
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By rambozo
Sir wompus pm'd me to ask if I'll let him know...

Sir wompus pm'd me to ask if I'll let him know too, the weather has gotten a bit
pissy here so as soon as it brightens up over the week I'll be taking her for a run.

What I can say in the...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By rambozo
Will this make much of a difference? I noticed it...

Will this make much of a difference? I noticed it the other day when I replaced
a set of manky r65 shocks with a set of /7 ones. Haven't taken it for a spin yet

Bound to make it a bit stiffer?...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By rambozo
+1 This is by far the best option in my...

+1

This is by far the best option in my opinion
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By rambozo
Welcome to the forum! You need to use a...

Welcome to the forum!

You need to use a hosting site to upload photos, such as smugmug/photobucket
etc

The 100R is a good choice, it's on my wish list :D
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,003
Posted By rambozo
Great photos! Must be one of the most beautiful...

Great photos! Must be one of the most beautiful parts of the country
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By rambozo
I kind of assumed that when I saw the rubber...

I kind of assumed that when I saw the rubber part, I imagine a small weap from
an unplugged breather would take a long while to affect it, a heavy leak from a
fecked shaft would be a different...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By rambozo
The further south you go in Ireland the more...

The further south you go in Ireland the more properly things get done :rofl

@ disston - thanks! The hole on the seal wasn't sealed which was a problem, there
was rubbing marks where the flange...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By rambozo
Ha! I see temporary means the same in Ireland and...

Ha! I see temporary means the same in Ireland and England :lol3

The r100r is a friends 'new to him' bike that is slowly breaking his heart so it's
likely that temporary fix will suit at the...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By rambozo
Thanks for the reply wrench, judging by the...

Thanks for the reply wrench, judging by the amount of 'glitter' on the drain plug
the best option is to send the original box for a full rebuild.

If the seal and the bearing are the only...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By rambozo
paralever gearbox question

Hi all, I was in the middle of changing an output seal on a r100r and have discovered
the output shaft bearings are on their way out :cry

I'm not too familiar with paralevers, so what I want to...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By rambozo
There should be two spacers? The thinner of the...

There should be two spacers? The thinner of the two goes on the right hand side,
(as you're sitting on the bike)

Snowflakes are the earlier wheels by the way, I always call mono wheels y spokes,...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By rambozo
It looks like someone forced the bolt in when the...

It looks like someone forced the bolt in when the plastic plug wasn't fully in to me.

That doesn't come with the new cable as far as I know, if you push it in fully I imagine
it would be fine
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By rambozo
The highlighted rs style are my favourite by a...

The highlighted rs style are my favourite by a long way, as the highlights are polished
edges it would be the hardest and most expensive option though. Really suits the
white bike.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,075
Posted By rambozo
Am I right in assuming the Carrier is a standard...

Am I right in assuming the Carrier is a standard bmw item with the rivets removed?
if it is I have two good carriers with cracked discs, cover the postage, about 3, and
you can have one, I'd...
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