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Forum: Some Assembly Required Today, 12:59 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 192,104
Posted By BergDonk
Definitely mild steel. I've broken and patched...

Definitely mild steel. I've broken and patched mine a few times. FWIW latest version loooks like:
...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
Vapor Speedo Pickup

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-sM1scEuIJd0/VM3KkrrJgnI/AAAAAAAAIAw/OB5b1TzWhvI/s912/DSCI0943%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG

I got asked how I fitted it up, so pic above tells the story. The Vapor...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
FCR Fitted Up

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-DtMeey3QCrs/VM3Ica2xbEI/AAAAAAAAIAY/6-JLLoe3eXg/s912/DSCI0942%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG

On the bike with a small bracket made up to mount the idle and mixture...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 477,432
Posted By BergDonk
Pillow Talk

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> "Oh I say Queenie, isn't it jolly dashed decent of that colonial chappie to give...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
The stock carbs are pretty simple things, but do...

The stock carbs are pretty simple things, but do have a few gotchas. I reckon the FCR actually has fewer issues to deal with, works better once setup right, and is more durable long term.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
A 39 mm FCR, ex DRZ400E

I decided was not worth trying to sort the 39 mm FCR MX that came with the DR2 package. The slide rollers had worn a groove about 0.5 mm deep in the carb body, so its now spare parts.

I picked a...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,775
Posted By BergDonk
Good stuff Ray. One day you'll find one or...

Good stuff Ray.

One day you'll find one or more of those apexes :D
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 242,297
Posted By BergDonk
Any interest in this one from you blokes? ...

Any interest in this one from you blokes?
http://dsmra.asn.au/viewdetails.php?uid=5951&eid=637

Guests welcome, ie non members. Gunna be good :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
Exhaust, WTF?

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-sOwhymo-xMc/VMsyj5l9j-I/AAAAAAAAH-g/jpNoa361PGo/s912/DSCI0932%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
Airbox

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-qpM1e-A4VlY/VMsynLFO2QI/AAAAAAAAH-4/-L4j6ZPUitM/s912/DSCI0935%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG

The air box top had been hacked off almost completely by the PO or the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
Sidestand List on DR1.5

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-nbN_Rvb_jXY/VMsyoDcK8zI/AAAAAAAAH_A/9EdvGrYkNs4/s912/DSCI0936%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,795
Posted By BergDonk
Then the Ohlins needs setting up IMHO

Then the Ohlins needs setting up IMHO
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 103,840
Views: 20,534,491
Posted By BergDonk
I have no hard evidence, but it was one reason...

I have no hard evidence, but it was one reason for me using an FCR, of which the later models have a fullly enclosed AP. The 1st gen FCRs have an external AP with a small bellows on the shaft, but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 103,840
Views: 20,534,491
Posted By BergDonk
For me the engine has an 80,000 km service life....

For me the engine has an 80,000 km service life. Needs a freshen up now due to metal coming out in the oil, noise, flogged c/s shaft, although that's a bit self inflicted, and compression is down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-27-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By BergDonk
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
No centre stand, so no issue for me there. I...

No centre stand, so no issue for me there.

I have a plate welded onto the sidestands for more support on soft ground which has slightly lengthened the stands, but only by 4 mm or so. They are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
Did wonder if it was some sort of cold epoxy...

Did wonder if it was some sort of cold epoxy piped on. As you're down Melbourne way Steve, why not call into Mick Hone's shop and see if you can find out more?

I just found this pic of presumably...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By BergDonk
Water looks about normal, or a couple of cms up.

Water looks about normal, or a couple of cms up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By BergDonk
In addition to raising the gear lever, which...

In addition to raising the gear lever, which should be at least level with the peg, or higher, for big feet, I have #13s, consider lengthening the gear lever a bit, 10-15 mm and shortening the tip....
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By BergDonk
T'was not I but Dave. But I did ride past the...

T'was not I but Dave. But I did ride past the gate on my way to PI on Wed after I shut the computer down. Last job was your pm Russ, then I had to get going, I was behind my schedule.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 242,297
Posted By BergDonk
20 kph and more for sale: ...

20 kph and more for sale:
https://www.google.com.au/search?q=buy+20+kph+rd350&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&gws_rd=cr&ei=lLPGVND1J4Sh8QWT1oHQCw
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,372
Posted By BergDonk
The odd person has had intermittent electrical...

The odd person has had intermittent electrical issues from chafed wiring, but that's not a DR specific thing.

The switches ocasionally need cleaning, dust and crud builds up inside, but once again...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,819
Posted By BergDonk
And if I can get myself to Braidwood by 09.00 I'm...

And if I can get myself to Braidwood by 09.00 I'm keen to see where you go too. Else maybe give me a heads up and I can meet yoy all somewhere at say 10.00?
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 242,297
Posted By BergDonk
Classic was great, tripod did great too. Kept it...

Classic was great, tripod did great too. Kept it upright, unless something went astray in his last race. I departed before it happened. His trap speeds down Gardner St were slowest, but not his lap...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,372
Posted By BergDonk
Headlight Switch

You could just switch the earth to kill the lot.

The stock wiring is a bit unusual, Power goes to the H/L switch then back to the fuses, then forward again to the bulb.

I redid the lot. 1 fuse...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5,939
Views: 382,635
Posted By BergDonk
Seems to have gone well again. I'm having a year...

Seems to have gone well again. I'm having a year off being there, although been active again making it happen. The Classic was my plan for 2015 and been realised.

Did have one major cf from the...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5,939
Views: 382,635
Posted By BergDonk
Sir Phil. Some wise person once said that if you...

Sir Phil. Some wise person once said that if you have nothing good to say about something, say nothing. I have nothing to say about Sir Phil :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
The most drool worthy for me was Rob Phillis'...

The most drool worthy for me was Rob Phillis' GSXR1100.

http://i372.photobucket.com/albums/oo164/nry_racing/welding.jpg

I've stolen this pic from nry's post over on the above ADV thread. Home...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
But I still don't understand why I keep...

But I still don't understand why I keep underestimating how long it'll take, I've been doing this for long enough now, I should be better at it.




Still summer here, but only 16 deg today.
...
Forum: Australia 01-25-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,939
Views: 382,635
Posted By BergDonk
She wants to be a dame? In the meantime, got...

She wants to be a dame?

In the meantime, got back from PI last night after 4 days at the Classic. Great event, fabtastic machinery everywhere, recommended.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 176,874
Posted By BergDonk
DR2 Progress

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-dn7ZCk0TUlk/VMWVG_Lt4JI/AAAAAAAAH9E/R4uT8V_bNq0/s912/DSCI0920%2520%2528Medium%2529.JPG

Some fresh steering head bearings.


...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-25-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 192,104
Posted By BergDonk
Looking good Joe :thumb

Looking good Joe :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 103,840
Views: 20,534,491
Posted By BergDonk
:thumb Harks back to DOS and when I was...

:thumb

Harks back to DOS and when I was middle aged :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 103,840
Views: 20,534,491
Posted By BergDonk
My 2c :lol3 Clutches are for more than just...

My 2c :lol3

Clutches are for more than just gear changing and not stalling when stationary, which is mostly what road riders think.

Once off road, the clutch is another control that is to be...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4,168
Views: 242,297
Posted By BergDonk
Seems I'm pitting for the tripod. Not sure its...

Seems I'm pitting for the tripod. Not sure its such a good idea now, but such is life. Ate least I should enjoy the run down an adventurous way commencing tomorrow.

See you there Ray :D
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,421
Posted By BergDonk
If Toby wasn't a legend already, now he is for...

If Toby wasn't a legend already, now he is for sure, LEGENDary stuff :thumb
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BergDonk
Normally half the mass of a spring is considered...

Normally half the mass of a spring is considered unsprung. But as the progressive is heavier one end, put that bit at the sprung, upper end. Not too may could feel the difference though.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-17-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11,714
Views: 1,423,621
Posted By BergDonk
I'd suggest that the link thing is within...

I'd suggest that the link thing is within Basecamp. So after copying from the device, there is only one copy in Basecamp, but you can then create folders etc with links in those to simplify...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,235
Posted By BergDonk
Rear E07 only for me, much better fronts...

Rear E07 only for me, much better fronts available, like my preferred Scorpion Rally.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 1,992,981
Posted By BergDonk
Front Guard

DR650s don't run hot so likely OK depending on where and how you ride. Drill a few holes in it if you are really concerned.
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