The electrical fitting is the same, the mounting holes are in the same place … but of course there has to be something … the mounting hole hardware is different ( the grommets are too big and cant be used from the old fan). I guess thats what the other 280 dollars I didn’t pay… Continue reading Aftermarket Cooling Fan for BMW F650
Chris is experimenting with living a better quality-of-life by Simplifying back to basics. Valuing family time, friendships, personal time and free time over material things. Growing healthy food. Avoiding advertising and media commercialism. In a nut shell; directly pursuing Health, Sanity, Contentment and indirectly Happiness.
Fixed and reassembled the BMW F650
Today I finally got the bike back together 🙂 Managed to put the new oil seals in the front shocks 🙂 Asked an intern a work to knock me out a “seal driver” on the 3D printer (solid print) with the dimensions taken from the seal, minus a little bit, so that it would fit… Continue reading Fixed and reassembled the BMW F650
Yesterday I took a decision to buy a motorcycle
Yesterday … I took a decision … to buy a motorcycle … an old one, to commute to work on. I desperately need an alternative to the Jeep, as its going to be out of action for a while this summer. And we do not have the space in our driveway to store a third… Continue reading Yesterday I took a decision to buy a motorcycle
Day One Driving my New BMW F650
So the insurance for the bike was delayed, in an administrative tangle, and I could not use it. The Jeep battery was dead when we got home late last night from Mothers Day in Illinois, it’s obviously on a different date to Mothers Day else where in the world. The Jeep’s rear door latch was… Continue reading Day One Driving my New BMW F650
Camouflaging the Shed
I finished camouflaging the shed with green paint, and made the new doors. In the last two weeks it has rained a bit, and the Summer weather arrived … so everything has grown. So mission accomplished … the shed has virtually “disappeared from view” now we see the greenery and flowers.