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by george baker
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Winter screenwash.
Replies: 10
Views: 395

Re: Winter screenwash.

Hi
good thought, next time I see him I will tell him

George
by george baker
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Winter screenwash.
Replies: 10
Views: 395

Re: Winter screenwash.

Hi Scotland, Alcohol, maybe you have to pay 50p per unit on it? A mate wanted 10litres of IPA so tried to buy 2x5L from the website but they wanted a delivery charge too dangerous to post 5 litre pack. However he could buy 10x1 litre and it could be posted in one big box. BTW he offered me plenty of...
by george baker
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Digital Cordless Compressor
Replies: 26
Views: 1780

Re: Digital Cordless Compressor

Hi
interesting to hear how it went
George
by george baker
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: R75/5 blowing fuses on starting (prolonged)
Replies: 12
Views: 275

Re: R75/5 blowing fuses on starting (prolonged)

Hi
depending where this fuse is in the circuit, could it be you have corrosion in a connector leading to a high resistance joint?

George
by george baker
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Electric bikes
Replies: 25
Views: 501

Re: Electric bikes

Hi
What about storing the hydrogen as a metal hydride?
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by george baker
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Choppers, Bobbers, Trikes & other strange types Q&A's
Topic: K100 /1100 Streetfighter update
Replies: 103
Views: 20125

Re: K100 /1100 Streetfighter update

Hi
Those panels look neat
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by george baker
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Electric bikes
Replies: 25
Views: 501

Re: Electric bikes

Hi
I rode an electric off roader, not as peaky as a gas gas but really quick, quiet and fun.
A steam powered bike must be almost as fast off the line
G
by george baker
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Good Advice About Buying a Classic Car
Replies: 13
Views: 401

Re: Good Advice About Buying a Classic Car

Hi
I tried an 850R would not steer one side, low rear tyre pressure. I told the dealer and asked for it cheap. His mechanic sorted it
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by george baker
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Electric bikes
Replies: 25
Views: 501

Re: Electric bikes

Hi
Yes
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by george baker
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello for Downunder
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Hello for Downunder

Hi
welcome

Search around on the forum for how to discover your new bike's history, a couple of new joiners recently have been hoeing the same row

George
by george baker
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Do you remember these
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: Do you remember these

Hi
yep
George
by george baker
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Choppers, Bobbers, Trikes & other strange types Q&A's
Topic: K100 /1100 Streetfighter update
Replies: 103
Views: 20125

Re: K100 /1100 Streetfighter update

Hi TJ
I am sure you know but ==
check around the lower seams to see they are ok

George
by george baker
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Choppers, Bobbers, Trikes & other strange types Q&A's
Topic: Alternative tanks fro an R80
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Alternative tanks fro an R80

Hi
No but consider the basic/kalahri ones
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by george baker
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: OPS Possible Leak
Replies: 12
Views: 406

Re: OPS Possible Leak

Hi
Same as Mark said for me
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by george baker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Digital Cordless Compressor
Replies: 26
Views: 1780

Re: Digital Cordless Compressor

Hi
if it had a USB outlet I would be buying it

George
by george baker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Engine mounting bracket R80
Replies: 17
Views: 590

Re: Engine mounting bracket R80

Hi
I resemble that remark
George
by george baker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Engine mounting bracket R80
Replies: 17
Views: 590

Re: Engine mounting bracket R80

Hi
offer to help him?

George
by george baker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Ouch!
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: Ouch!

Hi
the wheels may still be in John's scrap yard-- worth a look?
George
by george baker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Not riding for a while !
Replies: 292
Views: 35242

Re: Not riding for a while !

Hi
I know what you mean, I should sell my old merc but..........

George
by george baker
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: 1100R cf 1150R - Thoughts..?
Replies: 32
Views: 927

Re: 1100R cf 1150R - Thoughts..?

Hi
yet somehow the RS manages to be just as much fun due to its shortcomings.
I know what you mean, I had a 100 (70hp) and an 80 (50hp) at the same time, the 100 was so much more powerful I repeatedly found I was going faster to get the same "involvement"
George
by george baker
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: 1100R cf 1150R - Thoughts..?
Replies: 32
Views: 927

Re: 1100R cf 1150R - Thoughts..?

Hi I've seen Froglodytes 850 and it looks clean, tidy and well equipped, DM you may want to copy his advert because the system deletes ads automatically after a fixed time, which I can not recall. I've ridden a couple of 850's, quite a nice bike and much more modern than my old airhead, I even consi...
by george baker
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: 1100R cf 1150R - Thoughts..?
Replies: 32
Views: 927

Re: 1100R cf 1150R - Thoughts..?

Hi Might be worth it, but have never before bought a bike unseen and unridden...and that is a bit of a worry Yes I know how you feel, but there is a member on here who bought a bike just on pictures and reviews and is happy-- in fact he has done it twice-- it went well both times. I still fancy a go...
by george baker
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: FORUM ATTACHMENTS - NOT WORKING!
Replies: 33
Views: 661

Re: FORUM ATTACHMENTS - NOT WORKING!

Hi
thanks J
George
by george baker
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Choppers, Bobbers, Trikes & other strange types Q&A's
Topic: OILHEAD [ R1100S BASED ] CAFE RACER.
Replies: 43
Views: 4823

Re: OILHEAD [ R1100S BASED ] CAFE RACER.

Hi
I have raised this problem with the more knowledgeable committee members, we will have to see what they can discover

George
by george baker
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: BMW R65 Head and Valves Hitting Piston - Valve Clearance?
Replies: 154
Views: 3950

Re: BMW R65 Head and Valves Hitting Piston - Valve Clearance?

Hi I would go for option 1
Cos it's a well known seller and no work
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