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Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,055
Posted By yamahaman
time and date

What time and what day guys
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Trip report

Well it all started out on the 24 May 2014 @ 7:00 am Caulder park BP. My riding buddy and I set off and smashed out 800km for the first two days and then a relatively short 425km on the third day to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Thumb just got back from the simpson desert

Well the bike has had its graduation
My riding buddy and I smashed a 4328 km round trip in 9 days and crossed the Simpson in two days would have been a day and a half if it hadn't of been for some...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
stator outputs

Do you guys know what these 91 xt 600 starter out puts were?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Wink Two ways to fit forks

Check out my first pages of my build and I made an adaptor to press into the frame to fit the original yz bearings and then I spun down a yz steerer tube to match the xt dimensions.

I think the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
It's good bike but not great!

I am really happy with the build there are a few drawbacks though.
1. 90's Xt motors don't have any snap to loft a front end of a fully loaded bike so I have had a few scary moments. Especially...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 181,058
Posted By yamahaman
Sounds like fuel starvation

We have a favourite party trick of folding the breather tube and putting it back down the steerer tube so the chosen rider is unaware. This gives the same symptoms as your describing it stops the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
mabey not to USA

I can send you pictures if you want but because the design isnt perfect, its touch low in the front, Great for more road orientated riding not good for the tough trail riding we are doing.

Its...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
any one interested in an xt 600 bash guard with tank

Hey guys
If any one is interested in a bash guard with a 2L water or oil tank on the side drop me a line. I made it for my bike and I is a bit low in the front, not bad nothing wrong with it just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Stock to ninja carb

My stock carbs were not tuned at all. I decided not to waste any time with them and went straight to the ninja carb and I have found there is not a heap of diferance when wide open throttle but there...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Not the same brand

They are not the same brand and I dropped the needle (leaner) on the old carb and got better low to mid range power and my plug and pipe were still sooty black and would not make power wide open.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Engine side of carbs size

I measured the engine side of the carb an the left hand side is 37mm and the right hand side is 38.5mm. I didn't measure the ninja carb but as I said earlier it did push on easy on the right hand...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Different sizes?

Yeah right it must be so close that I didn't notice a size difference and I did notice I had to loosen one of the band clamps off more than the other but it did push on to the motor fairly easily and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
choke cable

I just used a throttle cable in the choke mechanisim with the plastic bend at the carb end and it is loose at the bars at the moment because I havn't figured that part out yet.

But it rides...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Thumb Ninja carb fit up

I have fitted the EX250 carb to mine and they fit straight up to the motor perfectly, However I have got a custom Airbox-inlet tract and it was very easy for me to do the required changes here.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Thumb Crap carb gone

So I have been hunting around for a replacement carb and had heard a few guys had fitted raptor carbs to xt's and some had fitted Kawasaki ex250 carbs (250 Ninja's) I couldnt get my hands on a raptor...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
bash guard

So After the sewing back to the real work I have fabricated a bash guard with a 2.5L (85 Oz) water container on the side bit rough becaue Its been a few months since I have welded aluminium .
Not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
heaps of work done

I have been working pretty hard on the bike of late I have finished the bag for the painniers it is a combination of a few products on the market, Immitation is the best form of flattery. I am quite...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Laugh Mine is a 91. Going to post a heap of work done...

Mine is a 91. Going to post a heap of work done on my project (link is in signature) I have been a bit behind in posting.

I have been thinking about the carb fitment to standard xt's but the two...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Too hard on later xt's not sure on earlier ones

I live a sea level and I have got 105 mains and not sure what the pilots are they have a strange mark and I have not fully investigated them yet. I have the mixture screws at 2 1/2 ~ 2 3/4 turns out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Carb change over

I have just fitted a Kawasaki ex250 twin carb and done a rough jetting job it's very close and it had made the world of difference to machine and it is very livly and spins up great, it has made my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
more jobs to be done

So I have been clocking up the city miles on the bike to sort out the loose nuts and bolts and surprisingly there has been very few. I found some blue ripstop canvas and I have decided to tackle...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Question Who thought i had given up?

I have just returned from a succesful first road test of the bike and all is well I have a few small problems but, all in all, it was a great sucess. I did a mixture of highway, gravel roads,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 29,950
Posted By yamahaman
Chain slack

Forgot to mention chain slack must be measured with rear wheel off ground

Oil filter is a kn142 by memory but check listing at shop
:1drink:1drink:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 29,950
Posted By yamahaman
Laugh bike mods and experiance

These have heaps of power stock most of the mods are for rideability.

Carb mods make the bike pull throughout the whole throttle action, this model was renowned for an awful bog when the throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 29,950
Posted By yamahaman
What do you want to know?

The specs are the same for 426 400
1.5 litres of oil with out filter change
1.6 litres of oil with filter change
1.7 litres of oil total (there is always 100ml of oil left in the bike after and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 106,497
Posted By yamahaman
I not a gambling man but I would take a punt

There going to fit buddy, take a punt I have a set of talons and I am looking to pick up a 2012 later in the year and I am going to put my wheels in it. dont over think it just get the bike they are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 212,539
Posted By yamahaman
cant be done without welding and a heap of carry on

I have a 426 and my boss has an 06 steel frame wr 450 and i have had his long range tank for a while you would have to cut the dip-stick on the top off the frame, and by memory weld a cap on it, this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 106,497
Posted By yamahaman
should fit

Check out the link

http://www.allballsracing.com/25-1252.html bearings

http://www.allballsracing.com/11-1081-1.html Spacers

This is the link for the all balls kits and they list the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 29,950
Posted By yamahaman
dont wast money on pipe!

I have got a Hybrid yz/wr motor and I have tried everything with some good sucess and some bad! From personal experience the 450 cam is Not Quite right. If you can afford it, the hotcams (no...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
not long

Scotty
there has been a lot of family stuff and more importantly I had to put a new gearbox into my yz and then promptly test it so I have stalled a bit I have my sons christening, a wedding and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
Don't go to the gym for arm pump

If your going to the gym to try to reduce arm pump it can make it worse! If you do go do lots of lightly weighted high rep work outs. Don't think that pumping heavy weights to make bigger muscles...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By yamahaman
Thumb if you want a good looking rally honda go no further!

http://ghrhonda.dirtbike.com.au/blog/

Click on the link and scroll down to these pictures there is more. These are awsome and there Aussies
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,889
Posted By yamahaman
move to australia

We have free public health care get as many hernias as you like. all paid for by the government. Just have to wait sometimes

:1drink:1drink:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Laugh My to- do list keeps getting smaller

I have been working my butt off but it looks like I have done nothing!
I have done all of the little fiddly jobs like making the speedo mount, front mudguard washers, offset washers for the chain...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
sleeve could be loose

I have heard of a few with the liner coming loose and causing a exessive rattle.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 106,497
Posted By yamahaman
If the seats are the same or similar would be...

If the seats are the same or similar would be fairley easy :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Eek she is off the stand

Big couple of days I have fitted all of the fiddly bits and pieces and made a headlight mount so I can mount the instruments. I have fitted all of the bits to make the motor wiring harness and I will...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,172
Posted By yamahaman
Wink nice rear end

Fitted up the number plate hanger and made the mounting brackets for the indcators, I had to put them here because the exhaust will melt the right hand indicator if I put it down the back. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5,830
Views: 1,209,998
Posted By yamahaman
ex army rack If you want

hello
I have got an ex army 600 rack you can have for a song it will definatly fit because it came off my bike. Look similar to the one in the picture.
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