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Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
if it's only 2 weeks old, it'll be because the...

if it's only 2 weeks old, it'll be because the tyres havent lost their 'hair' yet, and are unbalanced, mine used to get a nasty vibration at about 80kph, for about a month til the tyres wore in. now,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,146
Posted By Red_dog
Becuz of the oils in it, friction is wot makes...

Becuz of the oils in it, friction is wot makes you stop. oils not so much lol
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
Cool2 just mind the skidplate, mine didnt line up...

just mind the skidplate, mine didnt line up properly with the top holes, welding was good on it, but i didnt wanna go bending the tabs for the skidplate just incase i wanna put the old one back on,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
just wondering, with the clutch in, n stand down...

just wondering, with the clutch in, n stand down the bike should start right? i washed mine yesterday n now it refuses to start in anything but N with the stand down..even stopped in gear, with the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
Ricochet ATV Armour is your friend in regards to...

Ricochet ATV Armour is your friend in regards to the bashplate. Best Dual Sport Bikes have a video on their site in regards to the Q4 pipe.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
Warranty! dont touch it! get the dealership to...

Warranty! dont touch it! get the dealership to fix it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
i backpedalled after testing the tank bro. my...

i backpedalled after testing the tank bro. my mistake.

on another note i received my ManRacks rack yesterday afternoon, fitted it up this morning. will post pics later. all in all, fits quite...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,663
Posted By Red_dog
think of the backpay! if you guys had the XR250R...

think of the backpay! if you guys had the XR250R street legal D/S rigs over there, that'd be the go. 110kg vs 147kg for the CRF250L and can be lowered via the rear shock...only problem is, kickstart...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,534
Posted By Red_dog
he didnt mean time to do the oil change, but you...

he didnt mean time to do the oil change, but you have to DO the oil change @ 5hrs and valves @ 25hrs...i'll stick to my CRF250L...oil change @ 6thou and valves @ 16thou...lol and fuel injected to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
didnt end up lining up correctly, just...

didnt end up lining up correctly,

just left it as it is, as i didnt want to bend/break the lug on the frame if i ever wanted to refit the stock skidplate (unlikely)...its pretty solid as it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
normally if something shifts, i can put a bolt...

normally if something shifts, i can put a bolt in, get 2 turns on the threads and the bolt will pull it straight. this one however, no go. a mate suggested drilling a hole in the front, cuz the front...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
unfortunately, had to work :( was itchin to...

unfortunately, had to work :( was itchin to install it all week, as the bike had been in the shop all week getting serviced.

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f232/UTE_325/002.jpg

BUT:-
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f232/UTE_325/001...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f232/UTE_325/001.jpg - as it turned up on my doorstep on Wednesday morning. isnt it PURDY? specially in flash anodised red.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
just ordered a Ricochet Body Armour skidplate for...

just ordered a Ricochet Body Armour skidplate for my CRF250L in Anodised red...will post pics when it turns up (it went from Utah to Australia in a week), landed yesterday, in my hot little hands by...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
also called 'Separate Function Fork' or SFF. Kawa...

also called 'Separate Function Fork' or SFF. Kawa was the 1st adopt it, old news now with the Air Shocks comin out on top of the line MX rides- 450R, KX450F so far.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
12oclocklabs is your friend. and RAMZ's web page...

12oclocklabs is your friend. and RAMZ's web page lol
Forum: Australia 10-29-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,611
Posted By Red_dog
Andy Caldecott's 690 has recently been sold,...

Andy Caldecott's 690 has recently been sold, didnt say who bought it or for how much, but was expected to go for $45k+. that was per ADB mag, recent one.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
Yeah, that one.

Yeah, that one.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
just wondering if anyone remembers the URL for...

just wondering if anyone remembers the URL for the Honda shop website? i forget wot its called, so i cant even google it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
Wicked would an XR250 shock/spring fit? cuz if it does,...

would an XR250 shock/spring fit? cuz if it does, i've got an old 04 XR250 i can cannibalise for bits! mwahahahaha
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
More cost cutting i see, least it'd be an easy...

More cost cutting i see, least it'd be an easy fix if it stuffs up! and replacing/renewing the shock would be easy as too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,655
Posted By Red_dog
That whack must've reverberated inside ya helmet...

That whack must've reverberated inside ya helmet just a bit! everything echoes when ya get banged on the lid!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,655
Posted By Red_dog
THIS^^ is why i ride an XR (or my spanky new CRF...

THIS^^ is why i ride an XR (or my spanky new CRF when im too slack to kick the old girl in the guts)..the roads over here ARE SHITE! can hear the H-D's bottoming out on the freeway from 2k away!,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 334,201
Posted By Red_dog
leave the fuel screw alone, did you do the main...

leave the fuel screw alone, did you do the main and slow jet as well? look up 'Scraperslider' on youtube, there's another mod that Gordon does on his 250, called the 'sparkplug bolt mod'...stainless...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 334,201
Posted By Red_dog
One problem, when I got it home the front...

One problem, when I got it home the front indicators glow all the time when the key is on or the bike is running. When the indicator is turned on it blinks like normal but the other front indicator...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9,504
Views: 1,646,066
Posted By Red_dog
wot FI controller did you get Moose? i had a look...

wot FI controller did you get Moose? i had a look at the JetKit (wotever its called) one that Ramz has, and i cant for the life of me work it out, nor do i want to bugger up a brand new bike by...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
Eh? My mistake...shoulda checked (mind in neutral,...

My mistake...shoulda checked (mind in neutral, mouth in gear etc etc), went and had a play with it the other day...sounds plastic, but my L plate (cuz its magnetic) sticks to it..so woops! just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,663
Posted By Red_dog
Buy the Honda, i've got 2- 2004 XR250R and an...

Buy the Honda, i've got 2- 2004 XR250R and an 2012 CRF250L. the old girl is awesome in the bush, but on the road she's not so good, the CRF is awesome onroad, havent taken it offroad yet.

the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 44,973
Posted By Red_dog
might be a stupid question, but why do you cart...

might be a stupid question, but why do you cart water on your bike? and only on the one side? doesnt that make it stupidly unstable? As a truckie, i've carted plenty of IBC's (liquid box pallet...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By Red_dog
Stopping without the clutch/gears is actually a...

Stopping without the clutch/gears is actually a better way of stopping. cuz if you had (hand in this case) on the clutch, and slipped off the brake for wotever reason, the bike would keep going, this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
yeah, got told years ago that the silver stuff...

yeah, got told years ago that the silver stuff (like paste in a tin)...is pretty awesome, and dont need much of it either. Morey's or somethin?

why does that not suprise me, yet the 6M hex head...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
suspect that's why mine went all solid on me, the...

suspect that's why mine went all solid on me, the other 2 were really hard to crack, Maybe Mr Put-togetherer @ Honda didnt use threadlocker?
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
Ramz....can ask around if u want bro, it'll be ex...

Ramz....can ask around if u want bro, it'll be ex Honda so be stupid expensive.

thought the CRF250L's were ALL plastic? fuckin wierd.

anyways..yeah, feels super wierd to be rippin into a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
http://i894.photobucket.com/albums/ac149/UTE325/00...

http://i894.photobucket.com/albums/ac149/UTE325/005.jpg

plastic 7.7L tank.

get 90mpg (65L/km) and thats with one bar left on the fuel guage. bout 159.5km and 5.2L to go in.

dunno really...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
Mine as you can clearly see in the pic, is...

Mine as you can clearly see in the pic, is plastic...my XR250R (04) was plastic...only ones i know of that are steel, are the early XR's/XL's and some early Yammies...i meant stripped the allen key...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f232/UTE_325/004...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f232/UTE_325/004.jpg

Toolkit as supplied with Aust bikes.

24mm, 19mm, 15mm, 12mm, 10mm, double ended screwdriver, fuse puller, universal jointed sparkplug...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 410,984
Posted By Red_dog
Cool2 they are NOT metal. they're plastic. have been...

they are NOT metal. they're plastic. have been plastic since the XR250R. ffs...special fuel safe plastic.
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