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Forum: Canada 12-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By GrahamM
bikes are tracked and registered against the...

bikes are tracked and registered against the frame VIN, so the engine should be just another part.

Shipping internally to the US is always easier for the shipper if they are not use to shipping...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,142
Posted By GrahamM
Sweet, had one from '84 to '88, miss soooooo much...

Sweet, had one from '84 to '88, miss soooooo much

Imagine.... I bought it for 900 and sold it for 2700.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
Good idea! Will do... In the us now, bringing...

Good idea! Will do... In the us now, bringing home an alpha ignition, coil and wires, rebuilt original speedo and a black ring for my speed hut... Trail tech LEDs awaiting for me along with new rings...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
Yes that is correct. Tubes are required on g/s. I...

Yes that is correct. Tubes are required on g/s. I run tubeless on GS.
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
Thanks, no it was a pretty involved swap. KTM...

Thanks, no it was a pretty involved swap. KTM wheel, brakes, and forks. Forks were revalved and shortened. Triple clamp was made last winter by Guy at Henderson, had to figure out a new throttle tube...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
No but I did have to knock the knurl off the left...

No but I did have to knock the knurl off the left side with file so that the 22mm would go on.
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
bars are Renthal Fatbars. I will have to check...

bars are Renthal Fatbars. I will have to check the bend when I get home, hand guards are VPS Barkbuster with mounts for the FatBar. They work/fit well.
trires: Rear is the 120/90-18, front I believe...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
I could not check the full shock stroke without...

I could not check the full shock stroke without removing the spring, the chamber on the 633 can rotate around the axis of the shock so I rotated it a little to keep it away from the sub-frame. I...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By GrahamM
Well after a season... I still like it, and now...

Well after a season... I still like it, and now for further investment....

Wilber's 633 from Ted porter, to match a good front end....
...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By GrahamM
I use 120/90-18 TKC80 conti on my G/S with no...

I use 120/90-18 TKC80 conti on my G/S with no clearance issues. It fits with about 3/8" to shock spring and ~3/16" to the swing arm, fits with both Wilber 633 and original shock.

120/80-18 does...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 156,426
Posted By GrahamM
The diameter of the throttle cam for the 2stroke...

The diameter of the throttle cam for the 2stroke is much bigger in diameter, the torque to twist is much more than a 4stroke version. So I went looking for a 4strock throttle with a single cable,...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 156,426
Posted By GrahamM
I tried a two stroke throttle tube at the...

I tried a two stroke throttle tube at the beginning of the season too, found huge pull force, even with lighter carb springs. I settled on one from a xl125 (85 I think) and it's cable interfaces to...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 46,771
Posted By GrahamM
that's some beauty work. Nice to have the shop...

that's some beauty work. Nice to have the shop and skill:)

lots of great stuff presented here, inspiring the other side of the pond, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By GrahamM
must have been really earlier or my rim was...

must have been really earlier or my rim was changed... my serial number is 106 off the line, Nov 1980. My rim is a 2.50

I like the idea of stowing the original rim and spokes away from the...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,752
Posted By GrahamM
Well two months of pretty light riding... Mostly...

Well two months of pretty light riding... Mostly on my own on back roads and forest access roads, I pulled my filter today ... Not impressed, found light dust covering the inside of the air filter...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By GrahamM
Speedhut is running a Black Friday sale right...

Speedhut is running a Black Friday sale right now... 20% off!

Www.speedhut.com
Forum: Canada 11-28-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,911
Posted By GrahamM
sounds like a blast... hmm... now who can I...

sounds like a blast... hmm... now who can I sucker into a team? looks like it will be the 570, as rallies go it would be the bike of choice, it loves long days of nasty stuff going as fast as I can...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By GrahamM
Did an install as well... ...

Did an install as well...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1016323

Works great now that the GPS and speedo are not interfering... Mounting details in the thread that worked for me.
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By GrahamM
Hmm... Black!

Hmm... Black!
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By GrahamM
Yes, less money and believe they are lighter... ...

Yes, less money and believe they are lighter...

I want a matching set front and rear, as I already have an excel for the front... It would follow to match it in the rear
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By GrahamM
Umm good point, looking at the fiche there is...

Umm good point, looking at the fiche there is options of 2.15 and 2.50 for the G/S... checking the bike it has a 2.50", reviewing other bikes of similar use and weight such as 640 LC4 and 690, they...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By GrahamM
R80G/S rear excel rim

Hello All,

looking for some experience on matching a 2.15" 18" excel rim to my R80G/S

Reviewing an option at Buchanan Spokes I can get a spoke set for a /7 which is the same for the G/S...
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,676
Posted By GrahamM
Available from max, shown under r80g/s wheels,...

Available from max, shown under r80g/s wheels, diagram with spokes
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51623&rnd=04282014

I use these on my bike to balance out rim locks...
Forum: Canada 11-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,911
Posted By GrahamM
hmm will the modified G/S do it? Wilbers 633...

hmm will the modified G/S do it?

Wilbers 633 on the way for the ass end, hopefully it will keep up to the WP4860forks on the front. it's only 185kilos!

but seriously... is it total abuse on...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By GrahamM
I'm signed up:lurk

I'm signed up:lurk
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By GrahamM
Full wattage goes through the Switch

Full wattage goes through the Switch
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By GrahamM
If there is power at the solenoid and you tried...

If there is power at the solenoid and you tried to jump the solenoid with a screw driver with nothing happening... sounds like a starter/Solenoid issue?

also if no power to the key.. thinking...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By GrahamM
A suggestion... before putting a relay in check...

A suggestion... before putting a relay in check the voltage to see what you have at the light bulb in comparison to the main battery voltage with the bike running. This will tell you if the wiring is...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By GrahamM
Sounds like either the main ground or positive is...

Sounds like either the main ground or positive is not connected. With a multi meter you should ensure you have 12v between the block and the hot side of the solenoid. Not being able to jump the...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,630
Posted By GrahamM
Hi Lights are Denali D1, looks like they are...

Hi

Lights are Denali D1, looks like they are no longer available, they have D2s now. D2 come in a dual intensity version... day and night modes. These D1 make the bike stand out from a long ways...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,180
Posted By GrahamM
Very nice! I am looking forward to seeing...

Very nice!

I am looking forward to seeing mine with the same tank scheme. Winter project to do so along with selecting a good rear shock.

Is that a replacement rear rim or did you have the rim...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,630
Posted By GrahamM
enjoying the local multi-use forest and access...

enjoying the local multi-use forest and access roads...

http://i421.photobucket.com/albums/pp292/grahamm_album/R80GS%20refresh%20update/FE781FED-13BC-4DE6-94BC-F073259103C6_zpsaykzwdhz.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,630
Posted By GrahamM
on my way to pick up some ktm parts.... ...

on my way to pick up some ktm parts....

http://i421.photobucket.com/albums/pp292/grahamm_album/78A1DB89-505A-462A-BEB8-BFB02D873DD5_zpsmsyzno58.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By GrahamM
Yep, same arrangement Green on the left,...

Yep, same arrangement

Green on the left, grey on the right, red beside the grey, nothing between green and red. yellow/white on the horz in your diagram.....

There should be numbers beside the...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By GrahamM
Ignore the red/black that is for the speedhut...

Ignore the red/black that is for the speedhut speedo, it is plugged into the spare that is between red and green, behind the red is the grey. Picture should show what you need

Red 30
Green 15...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By GrahamM
these are available, but pricey...but excellent...

these are available, but pricey...but excellent quality. Flex shaft, machine aluminum housing. Others on the site if you browse around you can find the brand. these ones are Kellermann
...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By GrahamM
Design revision

During two rides I had my Montana 600 GPS and the speedo both lose sat coverage after about an hour. Really weird, took the Montana off the bike and walked away about 5 ft it recovers, back close to...
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 73,209
Posted By GrahamM
Nice day to exercise the '91 bumblebee

http://i421.photobucket.com/albums/pp292/grahamm_album/A8E19489-4A2F-4391-B282-B8C8BCEB9809_zpsttnextxz.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,520
Posted By GrahamM
Sweet indeed! Luv it!

Sweet indeed! Luv it!
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By GrahamM
Yes Bosch is good but a well sorted Valeo with...

Yes Bosch is good but a well sorted Valeo with updated design parts seems to work fine for me and is 6lbs lighter. To eachs own!

i have also rebuilt a valeo and posted rebuild thread
...
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