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Forum: Australia 06-11-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 447,683
Posted By Mulga
Question Selling my bike?

I'm thinking of selling my 640. I have never sold a bike before. What is the process, do you need a road worthy like a car?

In the next week or so I will do up an in the for sale section. Here...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,450
Posted By Mulga
Wink I have just done 5000 kilometres with my...

I have just done 5000 kilometres with my expedition panniers, some of the crappiest roads I have ever ridden. The pannier bags were great, however they need some modification to suit my frames.

I...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Mulga
Don't do it in the hot part of the year! I...

Don't do it in the hot part of the year!

I have just gotten back from out that way. Most towns will have free potable water (bore or tank sometimes). Innaminka doesn't, only free river water, if...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 70,329
Posted By Mulga
Question Replacement parts?

Do you do replacement lids? Lost the left side lid....mmm dont ask how it happened.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn130/Mulga_2008/P1020603.jpg?t=1212466566
Forum: Australia 06-02-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 447,683
Posted By Mulga
Thumb maccajim the barkbusters are the "VPS" model with...

maccajim the barkbusters are the "VPS" model with the Magura X line mount kit. Fitting the left side was a piece of cake the right side I had to bend the alloy a fraction get it to fit around the...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 447,683
Posted By Mulga
Talking My KTM 640adv in its natural habitat.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn130/Mulga_2008/P1020589.jpg?t=1212454923

Intersection Cordillo road and Birdsville Developmental read.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Mulga
Question Bedourie KTM 640 Adv Rider??

A couple of mates and I have just got back from a trip out west.

We didn't see many other bikers. But on the morning of 19th of May a loaded up pre 04 KTM 640 Adv passed us in Bedourie heading...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,614
Posted By Mulga
Laugh Mates and I have just finished a 5000 Kilometre...

Mates and I have just finished a 5000 Kilometre desert trip. My two mates rode the new 2008 KLR and myself a 2005 KTM 640 adv.

The KLRs only have 6000 and 9000 ks on thier odo's now. The KLR used...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mulga
Im not sure but this may help. ...

Im not sure but this may help.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=280027
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Mulga
Thumb Got it Sorted

I got the issue sorted. The netural light stoped working altogeather which was fantastic because it prompted me to go back to the neutral switch. I put the meter onto it and nothing this time. So i...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Mulga
Cry Sometimes the light is there when I turn on the...

Sometimes the light is there when I turn on the ignition other times its not there. When it is it doesnt matter what revs. When I change from 1st to netural it some times flicks on for a moment then...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Mulga
Question The light flickkers and fades away. irrespective...

The light flickkers and fades away. irrespective of idle or not lights on or off. I did ckeck the Neutral switch wires under the front sprocket cover, they seemed fine.

another clue is that I was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Mulga
Question 640ADV Netural Light Porblem.

Howdy,

I have an issue with my netural light.

When running the netural light begins to flicker and after about 10 seconds dies. When the bike isnt running the light is normal.

I have read...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,229
Posted By Mulga
Question Is it possible to serivce the bearings without...

Is it possible to serivce the bearings without pressing them out. Flushing out the old grease with WD40 wiping dry and then re-greasing?
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,229
Posted By Mulga
Question This may be a dumb question. I just bought a...

This may be a dumb question.

I just bought a nifty little propane/butane torch for another job. Would some heat help remove bearings or would it totally kill the rubber seals?
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 132,923
Posted By Mulga
Question Howdy, Just a quick question. I have...

Howdy,

Just a quick question.

I have to replace the sight glass on my 640a as its cracked. It the one on the right side ignition cover.

The sight glass is fixed with Loctite 648 (i...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,229
Posted By Mulga
Thumb The Crazy Brit is right. The "Rock 'N Lube"...

The Crazy Brit is right. The "Rock 'N Lube" method works for the Pro-Link. Im even using a hand operated grease gun.:clap

Edit: I didn't remove the lower shok bolt I just had the bike on its...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,419
Posted By Mulga
Thumb Rat7

Randals Adventure Training (RAT) RAT7

http://www.ontarioknife.com/images/RAT-7-KNIFE-ONLY-%281095%29.jpg
Forum: Racing 02-04-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Mulga
Laugh They should run it in Australia no borders and...

They should run it in Australia no borders and more sand and rock than you can poke a stick at.:wink: I would have thought it would have been easier than starting in europe and shipping everything to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Mulga
Question 640 Adv Handgurds?

Im looking to replace the OEM handguards with some strong aftermarket ones. Do you blokes have any suggestions?

What do you think of the Acerbis Rally Pro's?

What type of handlebar mounts work...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By Mulga
Bluhduh No offence. Im only intrested in information...

No offence.

Im only intrested in information about Belray EXS 5W60.

There are a hundred other threads on oil topics i dont need to read it again.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By Mulga
Question Belray EXS Synthetic 5w60

Yeh I know...its another oil thread :hide

5w60 is a pretty wide viscosity range. This seems to be an exceptional oil, has anyone used it?

Bel-Ray EXS Synthetic Superbike Motor Oil Developed...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Mulga
Thumb From a previous post. i hope this helps. ...

From a previous post. i hope this helps.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73089&page=4

Desmonic said
Quote:
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Forum: Australia 01-24-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,037
Posted By Mulga
Thumb Ive been running Dunlop 908RR front and rear. I...

Ive been running Dunlop 908RR front and rear. I find them good on and off road. They did need wearing in about 100ks. Also due to the heavy duty side walls I run them at lower presure, otherwise bit...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By Mulga
Thumb silver04rs You were right:clap I held...

silver04rs

You were right:clap

I held the mode and set buttons down, with the ignition off. Then i turned the ignition on and there was my clock!

I now know my son was climbing over the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By Mulga
My batttery is installed properly and all my...

My batttery is installed properly and all my fuses are ok. I know my battery is a bit old now it still fires up the LC4 without a problem.

techieguy; so you think the lithium battery in the unit...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By Mulga
Thumb ABC News: Commercial hopes for award-winning biodiesel bike

http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200710/r195556_743250.jpg
A team of mechanical engineering students has received an award for developing a biodiesel motorcycle which was ridden from Darwin to Adelaide...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By Mulga
Question My clock has vanished!!! (640adv)

Howdy,

I have a 05 640adv. Recently i had my battery out and have now only realised the clock mode in the "multi-fuctional digital spedometer" isn't there anymore. There isn't even the 0:00 that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,852
Posted By Mulga
Mate I live in OZ so I can only comment that 85%...

Mate I live in OZ so I can only comment that 85% of parts are easy to get here. Not so common parts such as frames, airboxes etc have to come from europe.

I have friends with KLR's they love em...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,852
Posted By Mulga
Thumb KLR650 which is good value for money. But for my...

KLR650 which is good value for money. But for my first I went a KTM 640 Adventure and havent regreted it.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 09-13-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,217
Posted By Mulga
Thumb I train natural resource managers GPS for...

I train natural resource managers GPS for property planning and so forth.

Garmin Mapsource Metro guide ($159) is good for highway and city driving Bluecharts for on the water ($239). You can also...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 1,217,563
Posted By Mulga
Mirek. Well done what an adventure.:freaky ...

Mirek. Well done what an adventure.:freaky

What is your thoughts on the KTM 640 Adv's?

Cheers

Dan
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,874
Posted By Mulga
Thumb Howdy, I cant speak for the BMW but i have a...

Howdy,

I cant speak for the BMW but i have a KTM 640Adv and I have ridden every model of KLR650. It really depends what type of riding and destinations you are planning on traveling to. I went...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 45,843
Posted By Mulga
Thumb I also have a pair of KLIM Revolt pant and they...

I also have a pair of KLIM Revolt pant and they are truley fantastic.:clap

Now if only KLIM would introduce a dual sport/ rallye jacket.
Forum: Australia 09-04-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,500
Posted By Mulga
Wink ADV Australia

Is a shame ADV Australia doesn't become an registered club. We could get discounted insurance and also offer brokered insurance to visiting club members from overseas.

Just an idea!
Forum: Australia 09-02-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Mulga
Question Anyone know when Michelin Deserts and T63 will be available again?

It seems the Australian Safari has consumed just about every Michelin Desert and T63 tyre in the country. I cant find any locally my size.

Does anyone know when the next shipment will be?

Im...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 08-26-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,217
Posted By Mulga
One word about Anaconda. They will only beat a...

One word about Anaconda. They will only beat a price if the company has a phisical shop address.:deal
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 08-25-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,217
Posted By Mulga
The answer to your question Scrobs is that Pda...

The answer to your question Scrobs is that Pda and pocket Pcs are relativley soft in comparison to a recreational GPS. An example: a good friend purchased 28 pda/pcoket Pc type phones/Gps for where...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 08-22-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,217
Posted By Mulga
If you go with Garmin the Mapsource Metroguide is...

If you go with Garmin the Mapsource Metroguide is good for city and highway driving. For the ADV rider the Tracks4Australia (http://www.gpsoz.com.au/tracks4australia/) is a free 39Mb dowload,...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Mulga
Thumb Thankyou for your reply Eric. I believe in...

Thankyou for your reply Eric. I believe in quality too, and im sure I will be happy with your product.
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