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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By GrahamM
A little readjustment... I was not happy...

A little readjustment...

I was not happy with the harness coming up through the front, and now that I have a large unused hole as a result of no speedo cable I rerouted the harness... now a nice...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By GrahamM
With a little silicone between the housing and...

With a little silicone between the housing and the lens it is no worse than what bmw is stock in my opinion.

The bezel unscrews so you can take it a part easily to what I did, stock bmw is crimped...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By GrahamM
Check your grounding points and connections that...

Check your grounding points and connections that they are all good
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By GrahamM
Same here. Have not been out in the rain yet...

Same here.
Have not been out in the rain yet to test.
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By GrahamM
It was 279usd as it was with custom text. They...

It was 279usd as it was with custom text. They have many versions available with tach and indicator lamps... Website tells all. I chose the basic replacement for the G/S.
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By GrahamM
GPS Speedo: speedhut 4" - G/S install

Broke down and purchased a 4" speed hut gps speedo to fit to my G/S ordered the 0-180kph version, with custom text.... 279.+ shipping

Only regret is I ordered the std bezel, wanted the classic...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By GrahamM
A set installed last season as well... Love them,...

A set installed last season as well... Love them, even on sand forest access roads they hook up really and perform well on the road.

I have had no issues with slow leaking which was talked a lot...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,329
Posted By GrahamM
Valeo is very inexpensive and easy to rebuild to...

Valeo is very inexpensive and easy to rebuild to new standards that seem to be reliable.

Did one for my r80, 6 lbs lighter than Bosch, spins up fast and smooth. New housing has magnets firmly in...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By GrahamM
Excellent. Thanks, seem to align with the...

Excellent.

Thanks, seem to align with the Speed hut

This is what I am thinking...

http://www.speedhut.com/gauge/GRM4-GPS-05/1/GPS-Speedometer-Gauge-180km-h-Metric

I would have to rig up...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By GrahamM
G/S speedo diameter and depth - Speed hut speedo?

Not close the bike at the moment and wonder if someone has these dimensions? Checking out speed hut gps speedo.

Body Diameter is what I am after.

Thanks if you can help
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,937
Posted By GrahamM
beauty, just sent a support email to see what...

beauty, just sent a support email to see what they come back with for my g/S
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By GrahamM
For Hi performance off road enduros - 450hrs is...

For Hi performance off road enduros - 450hrs is a lot!!! Light parts and stressed to the limit. A stock 525cc KTM weighs in at only about 250lbs. Typically enduros have an average speed of around...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By GrahamM
for me..... given that i got 450hrs on my ktm 525...

for me..... given that i got 450hrs on my ktm 525 before a refresh was needed and on inspection the bore and piston were in amazing shape, just the bore was simply wore out i will stay with my...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By GrahamM
So it seems there is good results IF the filter...

So it seems there is good results IF the filter is maintained.

I ride mostly offroad with the Berg and KTM so I am very familiar with maintaining foam filters... I also greased the bottom of the...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By GrahamM
Uni foam filter?

I am wondering your experience with uni foam filter on airheads.

I am not too keen on paper in water areas and high dust with off road riding so I picked up a Uni foam filter to give it a go,...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By GrahamM
G2 tube was still not here as of today so I went...

G2 tube was still not here as of today so I went on a search at the local salvage yard and came up with a great solution.. All for $37($10 used throttle, $27 new cable) and a stabbed palm to show for...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By GrahamM
Rebuild of Valeo is a snap and inexpensive......

Rebuild of Valeo is a snap and inexpensive... Check this post out...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954653
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By GrahamM
I like these, expensive but very durable,...

I like these, expensive but very durable, machined aluminium and will flex in all direction, brand is Koso
...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By GrahamM
Yes there are lighter force springs available for...

Yes there are lighter force springs available for the throttle lever return spring- back side of the carbs.

Not sure what you are talking when you say bending a tab makes things easier?
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 535,021
Posted By GrahamM
Gearbox 89-95 GS Sold

Rebuilt GB that I did winter before last with all new SKF bearings, new seals and cir-clip added to the output shaft. All properly shimmed to spec.

I bought this on ebay several years ago to...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By GrahamM
No friction screw.... Throttle from a 2stroke...

No friction screw.... Throttle from a 2stroke KTM, you don't want a lock on something like that:rofl

I ordered a G2 throttle with three different cams. Will report back on how they feel sometime...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By GrahamM
sorry, forgot to mention I have added the lighter...

sorry, forgot to mention I have added the lighter springs.

I will check out the dual rate...

or maybe this:

http://www.g2ergo.com/store/g2-throttle-cam-system/#

thanks
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By GrahamM
Throttle twist force- R80G/S with KTM master

Hello all,

Looking for insight into options for throttle for my 1981 r80g/s

Here is what I am using now (throttle tube and cable from a KTM 300exc). This works well but the twist force is quite...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,074
Posted By GrahamM
Which solo seat is that. I picked up a S Meyer...

Which solo seat is that. I picked up a S Meyer but I am finding it collapsing with my 205 girth. Looking to make my solo more firm, you finding the same or is yours better?
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,074
Posted By GrahamM
I used the Chrome dust cover that came with my...

I used the Chrome dust cover that came with my Scott's kit, it needed trimming Down to be more shallow, I took about 3mm off, works like a dream. Very stable steering now.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By GrahamM
I have a spare. Fresh bearings and circlip added...

I have a spare. Fresh bearings and circlip added . I am in ontario, run in over last season with lite riding. Just pulled it from my bike and putting original back in.



It is from my 1991...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By GrahamM
Sweet!:clap

Sweet!:clap
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
They announced somewhere that their site is down...

They announced somewhere that their site is down a couple days... Keep trying or email kevin
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By GrahamM
Rivnut is preferred with sheet, can be installed...

Rivnut is preferred with sheet, can be installed with a flat bar with appropriate hole size and a wrench. Sure special tool makes it faster but I have done plenty of fixes with this method.

By...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
Just put up for sale the 09 KTM530 with 570kit...

Just put up for sale the 09 KTM530 with 570kit that I used on the p2d. Great runner with only 20hrs on a completely fresh motor top and bottom and been single sumped by thumper racing in Nevada. If...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
Forgot to mention one of my favourite parts was...

Forgot to mention one of my favourite parts was catching up with Repeat Offenders in the bush Just before crystal lake road... Full on race! It was wheel to wheel corner sliding fun! Of course Chris...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
This is orange crush: Rome, John and Ed. The...

This is orange crush: Rome, John and Ed. The next year around I filled in for Ed riding with John and Rome.
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
So this past Dacre was my fourth.... It all...

So this past Dacre was my fourth.... It all started 8 years ago....

I travel a bit for work and have a hard time to committing to anything not knowing my work schedule. Some friends Barry, Daryl...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
yikes man. Hope you make a speedy recovery and...

yikes man. Hope you make a speedy recovery and the emotional scares heal rapidly. I know how hard the ground or unmovable objectives are at time of impact and attempting to overcome in post...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 15,202
Posted By GrahamM
damn, tore my seat cover, snapped the handle off...

damn, tore my seat cover, snapped the handle off my oil fill and my speedo stopped working, all after the Tuesday ride... couldn't be more prep'd for the dacre!

5 points is WET!!!

See you all...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,171
Posted By GrahamM
I purchased skf bearings locally. For...

I purchased skf bearings locally.

For spring rate...

Calculators for the bike or fork will be wrong given what we are doing, totally different setup.

I provided a contact at langs off road...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,171
Posted By GrahamM
from 2004 the calliper is the same, might be even...

from 2004 the calliper is the same, might be even early but use 04+ is safe. Any exc or off-road version has the same as far as I have noticed, as well as 09+ husaberg

I am using the stock exc...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,350
Posted By GrahamM
this is what worked for me... bearing puller with...

this is what worked for me... bearing puller with threaded rod. The other end has a bolt that compresses the spring. Worked wonderful, reasonably price at princess auto... Harbor freight in US?
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,707
Views: 1,054,163
Posted By GrahamM
250km on my 570 so far... It's awesome motor......

250km on my 570 so far... It's awesome motor... Just gotta get the suspension springs changed out!
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,171
Posted By GrahamM
Talk to Rob Lang at Lang' off road... He did my...

Talk to Rob Lang at Lang' off road... He did my forks. New seals, guides, spacers for height reduction and new springs.

www.langsoffroad.com

He does a lot of wp suspension work for us in the...
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