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Forum: Australia Today, 07:12 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:09 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Why is that Wayne, load current through the BMS...

Why is that Wayne, load current through the BMS solid state circuitry, or for heavier wiring for better efficiency? If there have been no reports of failed BMS units because of the fan current draw...
Forum: Australia Today, 07:05 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Canberra to Nowra

Hi Guys,
Have to present in person with the original documents to the closest branch of my late father's bank (Greater Building Society) in order to get his financial records. That's Nowra.

...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:12 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Yup, small round contact I think.

Yup, small round contact I think.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 02:26 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Errr....not a "Dakar" there mate [emoji6] ...

Errr....not a "Dakar" there mate [emoji6]

Yeah, much easier on a Sertao subframe. Not as easy on the F650GS Dakar's.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 02:18 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I haven't had any problems with my Shorai, 2years...

I haven't had any problems with my Shorai, 2years and -6degC starts. AFAIK I only have the standard regulator and have completely discharged my battery by leaving the headlight and heated grips on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Forum limits you to one attached pic per post of...

Forum limits you to one attached pic per post of certain size or smaller.

To put more pics of higher quality you have to "host" the pictures yourself somewhere else and then use the "insert link...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I have been trying to do this for a while, and so...

I have been trying to do this for a while, and so I can read the GPS while standing. I want to mount something to the metal subframe using the bolts that hold the windscreen on. But as someone said...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 02:33 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Agree technically but the compression dampening...

Agree technically but the compression dampening control being easily accessible on the frame is nice, and the Wilbers have both compression and rebound on the remote I recall?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:35 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
300mm Yamaha brake disc

Da-Nah! :D. OK Not perfect as it's 4mm like my Armstrong, and not the easiest thing in the world to find.

2003 WR450F "Dakar Setup"...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Correct me where wrong Hansenwerk... ...

Correct me where wrong Hansenwerk...



You open the headlight by removing the glass (plastic?) lens.
Drill out the bulb/globe opening to accommodate the projector assy.
Fit the projector...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Ahh, bugger.....so the plastic housing changed,...

Ahh, bugger.....so the plastic housing changed, hmm, yeah, but it's relatively cheap @$60??
2001-2004 is 46632346396
2005-2008 is 46637687553

But why I'm confused is the parts fische says...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:17 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Actually, I'm not sure this has made it into...

Actually, I'm not sure this has made it into Wayne's notes yet?
Upper: Yamaha 93332-00078-00, is actually a Koyo 320/28JR (or 4T-320/28X) 28x52x16mm
Lower: Yamaha 93332-00081-00, is actually a NTN...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Pics

OK, I promise to put the footpeg brackets on and wash my bike, and take some more pics next week.

I think the only thing I don't have of yours is the brake line guide?? :huh Oh, and the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
:lurk Or did I miss it (the write-up) somewhere? ...

:lurk Or did I miss it (the write-up) somewhere?

Actually, while I think of it, from hansenwerk's photos the 2005-on headlight has a clear lens that works for this sort of upgrade. The 2000-2004...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Doesn't really matter if the catalogue bike model...

Doesn't really matter if the catalogue bike model cross ref is an error.
Does "MSW 253" exist, and are the published dimensions true?
And if so, what bike was it made for?

I searched...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:04 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Dakar vs Sertao front hubs

Well, I can't see a difference except for the floating disc...FIIK.
I think the Lucas/TRW catalogue is UNTRUE! :huh

But still works if that disc exists, it would work on the Yamaha wheel.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
BMW Parts fische ABS bits

Yeah, I think there's some errors in the online parts catalogue. I just tried A&S Cycles, and got lots of Sertao parts with the term "Dakar" after them! I also tried Real OEM, recommended by...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:44 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I'm with you there, which is why I started a...

I'm with you there, which is why I started a parallel conversion machining out the BMW hub to 42mm, and then everything else is "standard" from there (with the exception of the caliper adapter.)

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
But why wouldn't you just bolt an aftermarket...

But why wouldn't you just bolt an aftermarket Sertao disc onto the Yamaha hub??
Ahh!, I just worked out why Hansewerk was able to get a RAD hub to suit the 'Tao! It's a YAMAHA hub!!! Doh!:doh

Yup...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:33 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Armstrong Front Brake Disc

Now compare what Armstrong sold me to suit a F650 Dakar! Hmm.....

I am starting to think the disc they sold me for a F650 is actually for the other side of something else?? When I put it on I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:04 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:00 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
F650 Dakar front brake disc dimensions

F650/Dakar disc dimensions.
A is overall Diameter, B is Hub diameter, C is Thickness, and E is Bolt Hole PCD.

("RAC" is just their fancy pants "Alien head" cut outs pattern.)
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 02:56 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Brake discs

Not saying this is gospel (completely correct and fact, or made up by historians), but here is the Lucas application chart for BMW brake discs.

Interesting that the Sertao got a different hub/disc...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 01:44 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Hmm, Rad don't list a hub that fits the Sertao...

Hmm, Rad don't list a hub that fits the Sertao disc. Any chance you can dig up the part number of the hub they supplied you.

Doesn't help with the brake disc conversion though, as we need a...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:12 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I wouldn't mind having a close look over an...

I wouldn't mind having a close look over an X-Challenge, to compare to my Dakar. I'm also free mostly this week as well. Dentist apt tomorrow PM, and Doctors on Thursday or Friday first thing in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
I went with the aftermarket KTM folding style....

I went with the aftermarket KTM folding style. NOt from this guy, but the same as these from my local bike store. $23 each.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=357336

I did need to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
I have a 52T Supersprox on the rear. You need to...

I have a 52T Supersprox on the rear. You need to take a bit out of the standard plastic chain guard, but it fits.

You can adjust the length of chain just by adding or removing a link or two if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Ahh...no we don't. Some of us bought forks and...

Ahh...no we don't. Some of us bought forks and clamps only (not even an axle with mine!) in an effort to reduce the cost outlay and postage costs, thinking we were keeping the BMW front wheel with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 05:01 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Im only asking as I assume your first preference...

Im only asking as I assume your first preference is to mod something you already have, but have you contacted Metalgear or EBC or the like and asked them if there is any bike they know of with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Wore terribly on My Dakar. 1600km knobs had big...

Wore terribly on My Dakar. 1600km knobs had big angles and half worn. Replaced it then with Mitas E09 and then Dunlop D606 and now I have Michelin Starcross HP4 at the moment and the half worn Kenda...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
HEL Brakeline

OK, here's closeups of my brake line setup:
(and everyone can keep their comments about my ignition switch to themselves! :rofl )
http://members.iinet.net.au/~grsmith/dakar/brakeline/HEL-02-w.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 07:28 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Yeah sounds like air in the line. But you have...

Yeah sounds like air in the line. But you have also developed a new hose routing method! :evil I'm not saying it's "wrong" if it suits you, but check my post with the Yamaha factory hose routing...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Cheap bikes, probably?

Anyone looking for a "cheap" KTM 530 EXC that could turn out to be very expensive??
http://www.pickles.com.au/general/item/-/details/C2010--KTM--530-EXC--Enduro--Cycle/1402139285

Or maybe a 995...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
This is the routing I did, same as the Yamaha...

This is the routing I did, same as the Yamaha Dakar bikes.

Get you a pic of tje master cylinder connection tomoz.
http://members.iinet.net.au/~grsmith/dakar/forks/YZ-Brakeline-2014Dak.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:52 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
If you have Yamaha 125/250cc lower clamp, around...

If you have Yamaha 125/250cc lower clamp, around 2000-2003 model, I can tell you that the stops are fine and need no mods on a 2003 Dakar.

I have to say, if I was doing this conversion again with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Go to your local airport or anywhere they do...

Go to your local airport or anywhere they do security scanning, ask them who services their machines and does the annual inspection leakage test. Then call that workshop and ask the techs or workshop...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:15 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
It could just be you're comparing a 55/60 watt H4...

It could just be you're comparing a 55/60 watt H4 against 100 watt H1 / H7??
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
This is what I ordered from Hel to run CR routing...

This is what I ordered from Hel to run CR routing from the caliper inside the fork leg, then up the front of the fork guard, then around the fork and back to the radiator "Dakar" style, and up behind...
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