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Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 12:39 AM
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Posted By french horn
your pictorial library IS extensive isn't it....

your pictorial library IS extensive isn't it. :clap



I didn't know she visited Melbourne :eek1
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By french horn
That's a good link, thanks mate.

That's a good link, thanks mate.
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By french horn
:lol3:lol3 FREEK"N AWESOME !!:clap no matter...

:lol3:lol3 FREEK"N AWESOME !!:clap

no matter what others say about you, you CAN be a funny guy .. :thumb
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14,597
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Posted By french horn
Bugger ... well if that's what I gotta do .........

Bugger ... well if that's what I gotta do ...... thanks Joe.

Can you let us know how your mates bike handles the mod. pls. ... I've got a coupla weeks before the pumps turn up so now hang'n on...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14,597
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Posted By french horn
I can't find a conversion to ozzy horses ... :lol3

I can't find a conversion to ozzy horses ... :lol3
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 03:17 AM
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Posted By french horn
^^^ thanks for that mate ^^^ G'day Joe...

^^^ thanks for that mate ^^^



G'day Joe (I guess :D ) ... getting it from the top of carb, where the OEM fuel tap got it.

I have a V-TWIN engine on my ride-on mower, borrowed the pump from...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,962,408
Posted By french horn
Hi inmates, I'm wanting to install a pulse pump...

Hi inmates, I'm wanting to install a pulse pump to my 2 DRs fitted with SAFARI tanks. I need to know the HP of these engines but can't find it in the manual. Wondering if anyone can tell me.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,199
Posted By french horn
Bloody AWESOME pic ... BLOODY AWESOMER!!!...

Bloody AWESOME pic ...


BLOODY AWESOMER!!! ... Great timing to catch the sun right there ... thanks for posting.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,680,073
Posted By french horn
$599 ... free post in the STATES .... $1200 here...

$599 ... free post in the STATES .... $1200 here in OZ ... didn't bother look'n for post cost ... we get ripped off whenever buying anything m/c related.

Bloody good concept that tent/garage/al...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14,597
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Posted By french horn
Saw the ebay advert ... no mention of ADR...

Saw the ebay advert ... no mention of ADR approval ... would be nice to have the light but would be better to have approval. :(
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 102,223
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Posted By french horn
If your bike needs 110 links, then there is no...

If your bike needs 110 links, then there is no "better" ... anything else is worse.
If you win a bid on say 120 links, you can cut it back to what you need ... say 110
If you win a bid on say 100...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 102,223
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Posted By french horn
use a spacer/washer to square things up if needed...

use a spacer/washer to square things up if needed ay.





sent from my ... thing I'm typing on I guess.
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,689
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Posted By french horn
SUPERB location !! ... talk about "getting away"...

SUPERB location !! ... talk about "getting away" ... nothing better than picturesque isolation for clearing the mind.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By french horn
No worries mate ... enjoy the project, I did.

No worries mate ... enjoy the project, I did.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 102,223
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Posted By french horn
I figured a flood would give a good bright spread...

I figured a flood would give a good bright spread of light across the road and to each side ... for the liddle critters ... and the spot for longer range straight ahead, which they do.

I also have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By french horn
You mean these? ...

You mean these?


http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc61/french_horn/DR650SE%20LIGHTS/DSC01903_zpsd4ef506e.jpg

These are the 10W single CREE ... I've since seen 20W ... WOW!...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 06:06 AM
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Posted By french horn
I had maybe an inch of fuel in each side ......

I had maybe an inch of fuel in each side ... definitely over the petcock inlet ...... died.

it'd be great if you'd do this test, then I'd know if it's "just me" or not.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
Wondering if anyone has tried applying a fuel...

Wondering if anyone has tried applying a fuel pump to a DR. No doubt many SAFARI tank equiped bikes are having problems getting the last of the fuel from the tank ... well I am anyway.
I've set the...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 247,234
Posted By french horn
Thanks for the update ... congrats on ya success...

Thanks for the update ... congrats on ya success ... :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 102,223
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Posted By french horn
As I see it, not quite right. You'd have to...

As I see it, not quite right. You'd have to double the "percentage of the width", otherwise you'd be a bit short.

eg.
Say you have an 18" rim and the tyre height (say ground to rim) is 4" (for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 102,223
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Posted By french horn
i had some of those years ago, they slid onto my...

i had some of those years ago, they slid onto my upper arms and kept me afloat when learning to swim ... I think I was about 4yo at the time. Hmmm, should be good for creek crossings (see above post)...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,962,408
Posted By french horn
Sounds like a "couple" that lost enthusiasm ......

Sounds like a "couple" that lost enthusiasm ... I'd ENSURE the fuel system has been cleaned and serviced ( petrol tap seal & full carby clean ) 'coz of stale fuel gum ... he's getting them serviced...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
just drop some thin oil on it and work it for a...

just drop some thin oil on it and work it for a bit .... if the noise reduces or ceases, you've found the cause ... then maybe get some engine oil or similar in there ... should do the trick.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:38 PM
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Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
could be a frayed or dry cable ... or a dry pivot...

could be a frayed or dry cable ... or a dry pivot ... or the cable end grinding in the fork
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By french horn
Is that waterproof? :eek1

Is that waterproof? :eek1
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 02:02 AM
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Views: 2,680,073
Posted By french horn
I take it you're about to boil water to clean ya...

I take it you're about to boil water to clean ya earplugs ... :thumb
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6,689
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Posted By french horn
If it's like the burgers, you could fill a jerry...

If it's like the burgers, you could fill a jerry can with the stuff and carry it for a year, it'll never go "off" ... :puke1 :*sip*
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 102,223
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Posted By french horn
Why didn't I think of that? ... it's gotta be...

Why didn't I think of that? ... it's gotta be right!

Thanks heaps mate ...:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
Thanks muchly mate. I forgot to mention one minor...

Thanks muchly mate. I forgot to mention one minor point ...

I'm using a SAFARI 30L tank.

I contacted SAFARI and they kindly sent two new seals ... but they(seals) simply don't last.

I guess...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
G'day all, I hate it when I ask myself a question...

G'day all, I hate it when I ask myself a question and can't come up with the best answer!.

Been tossing this around for a week or so ... mayb YOU ... yes you! can end this PITA.


When...
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 247,234
Posted By french horn
I gotta say, I like that MUCH better. If I may...

I gotta say, I like that MUCH better. If I may suggest, rather than giving it a pump prior to a ride (when the chain is cold), you should get more success if you were to pump it when you're almost at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,199
Posted By french horn
Give it a lick of paint, that'll gloss it up with...

Give it a lick of paint, that'll gloss it up with a smooth surface.

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc61/french_horn/DR650SE%20LIGHTS/DSC01911_zpsdcb4718a.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
One change I'd like to see is the bloody front...

One change I'd like to see is the bloody front brake hose cut in half and re-routed, it annoys the liv'n s*!t outa me ... anyone else feel the pain?? ... I'm checking local hydraulic hose guys,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,199
Posted By french horn
Would've been good for you both I reckon He's...

Would've been good for you both I reckon
He's involved with a coupla FJR forums over there, members are meeting him and riding, some for hours and some for days.

Here's his path so far (a few...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,962,408
Posted By french horn
Thanks for that info Portly, I had no idea that's...

Thanks for that info Portly, I had no idea that's what it's for.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,199
Posted By french horn
Hey ... you mighta bumped into my Bro (from Oz ),...

Hey ... you mighta bumped into my Bro (from Oz ), he was up there as well! ... on a silver YAMI FJR 1300. He's been touring for 8 weeks now ... love'n the twisties of the Rockies and other ranges.
...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,962,408
Posted By french horn
I had cause to remove the rubber between airbox...

I had cause to remove the rubber between airbox and carby, found the gauze you mentioned. I'm no expert but suggest you remove that rubber then re-fit the gauze. it's a pain-in-the-arse to do, as in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
Mate, this is a perfect project for you to learn...

Mate, this is a perfect project for you to learn the basics. Do yaself a HUGE favour and find a bloke with a soldering iron OR ... youtube it: it ain't hard, saves repair costs, opens doors for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
Little tip here : line ya pelicans up with...

Little tip here :

line ya pelicans up with ya rear seat or rack ... gives a wider platform for loading ya gear on, can be quite handy.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 102,223
Views: 19,991,341
Posted By french horn
Thanks muchly for the reply..... and info. ...

Thanks muchly for the reply..... and info.

Greatly appreciated.
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