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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 12:43 PM
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Posted By vilguy
Lol no, i bought this one i fitted to the klv...

Lol no, i bought this one i fitted to the klv yonks ago and only just got around to fitting it. I think i paid around 100 for it delivered.

Ok thats alot for a battery, but they dont self...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By vilguy
lithium batteries

hey guys, any of you lot using lithium cells yet instead of the hunk of lead under the seat?

i just istalled one under the seat of my klv1000, the difference in weight in phenomenal! and it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 03:39 PM
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Posted By vilguy
ive had a 'thing' for twin rear tanks for a while...

ive had a 'thing' for twin rear tanks for a while now...

gets me excited :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 02:15 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Well we are selling expedition equipment as well...

Well we are selling expedition equipment as well as fabricating equipment for 4x4s and adventure bikes.

Camping gear for use on the bike includes lightweight tents hammocks petrol stoves tools and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 04:30 PM
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Posted By vilguy
few bits n bobs for sale

Hey chaps,

Im having a sort out and have some trick bits for sale, my shed is so full i literally cannot move at the minute so some stuff has to go! Trying to start up my business officially so...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 05:35 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Ah right i understand now. Thst should be...

Ah right i understand now. Thst should be easyvenough to achieve.

Im just in the process of making some custom lightweight extremely wide front wings from carbon fibre for my pickup so should be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 03:33 PM
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Posted By vilguy
I think i posted a photo of it about a year ago?...

I think i posted a photo of it about a year ago? when i come back from poland on sunday i will try and get a picture.

Its called a "braking" caliper and it only fits because i have a wr426 front...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 03:13 PM
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Posted By vilguy
should be easy enough but open airboxes have...

should be easy enough but open airboxes have their disadvantages too. One being they are bloody loud, and the air flow pattern will be radically altered. I had an open airbox on my cr500 race bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 03:11 PM
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Posted By vilguy
Mine is running a "braking" 4 pot supermoto...

Mine is running a "braking" 4 pot supermoto caliper with 320mm disc which will lock the wheel quite easily thank you very much. Im going to be replacing the standard master cylinder one with a radial...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 12:00 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Well my new workshop arrives on monday. So i...

Well my new workshop arrives on monday. So i shall be bolting it down more securely.
New facilities have also allowed me to start my own business in 4x4 parts and bike parts. So expect some fancy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 02:17 PM
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Posted By vilguy
amazingly i actually really like that paint job!...

amazingly i actually really like that paint job! :freaky

How are we all doing chaps and chapess's?

Ive finally resurrected my dr big out of the rain and gloom in the garden and its being...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2011, 12:00 PM
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Posted By vilguy
Hey up Ladder long time no talk. I hope your...

Hey up Ladder long time no talk. I hope your well.

Its been so long since I made it haha, but I remember making up a longer shock, then swearing ALOT because it wouldnt fit haha. So i made up...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2011, 10:16 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Cry Hey there guys long time no see. I trust...

Hey there guys long time no see.

I trust we are all well and happy. :freaky

Well the time has come for me to sell the dr. :eek1 as to be honest I have not used it for almost a year!!!!! It...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 07:28 AM
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Posted By vilguy
i dont know of any wilbers suppliers here in the...

i dont know of any wilbers suppliers here in the uk im afraid, they are not very common over here.

Paul
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 03:50 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Hey Rob, I have had several bikes with hagon...

Hey Rob, I have had several bikes with hagon shocks (fitted by previous owners) and personally, i would never purchase one myself, the quality just isnt there compared to some of the higher end...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 11:07 AM
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Posted By vilguy
aahhhhh cheers for the wiring diagram gents. That...

aahhhhh cheers for the wiring diagram gents. That should help me sort it out. Im using a different ignition switch and tidy little modern ktm switchgear, which is designed to work in very different...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 06:21 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Hey guys trust you are all well. Im just...

Hey guys trust you are all well.

Im just in the process of changing all the wiring over on my big, and its properly doing my head in. I got distracted from doing it half way through and managed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2010, 05:23 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Hey random one here, any of you oz lads know of...

Hey random one here, any of you oz lads know of any civil / mechanical engineering jobs going out there?

If i dont get out of this crummy country im going to go mad!
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2010, 05:20 AM
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Posted By vilguy
or you could just get crf / wr front end ? ...

or you could just get crf / wr front end ?

i can supply yokes modified to fit the dr no problem.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2010, 05:44 AM
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Posted By vilguy
i wouldnt be overly concerned over the...

i wouldnt be overly concerned over the modification to the cdi wiring, i have modified mine as the existing connectors were in a bad condition.

If it bothers you, change them again for decent...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 02:32 AM
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Posted By vilguy
well, being honest, i couldnt be bothered getting...

well, being honest, i couldnt be bothered getting the aluminium welder out to weld some new ones onto the bottom yoke, so i simply welded a peice of mild steel tube to the headstock on the front, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 06:14 AM
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Posted By vilguy
that would be me matey, have to say i havent had...

that would be me matey, have to say i havent had any experience of there being TOO much travel for the dr frame, hell , i would actually like a bit more. i would suggest a decent shock to go with a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2010, 03:40 PM
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Posted By vilguy
*ssttreeettcchh* oh its good to be back :rofl ...

*ssttreeettcchh* oh its good to be back :rofl

Been a bit busy recently guys but ive managed to bolt some more kit on the big...

http://img807.imageshack.us/img807/5909/20100703192654.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 04:58 AM
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Posted By vilguy
lol i have dr750 cr500 husquvarna wr250...

lol i have

dr750
cr500
husquvarna wr250
aprilia mx125

then for long long rides - aprilia futura rst1000
and mille for fast fast rides
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2010, 02:30 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Ramair is a very technical subject to get it...

Ramair is a very technical subject to get it working correctly, its all affected by intake shape, position, fairing design, and is designed to work.. as mentioned at higher speeds.

Really its not...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 02:04 AM
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Posted By vilguy
would any fellow dr riders in the uk fancy an...

would any fellow dr riders in the uk fancy an offroad ride around the peak district? i havent been out there for a while and fancy it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2010, 02:15 PM
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Posted By vilguy
why not just bypass the clutch switch altogether,...

why not just bypass the clutch switch altogether, its a bloody annoying thing anyway. The wirings all there ready to do, just remove the offending crappy switch wire back to behind the headlight, and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 02:46 PM
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Posted By vilguy
dont think the tank is set up for locking caps...

dont think the tank is set up for locking caps mate.

worried all the theiving euro foreigners are gonna nick your petrol? :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 11:14 AM
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Posted By vilguy
http://www.triumphtorque.com/media/file/72239.jpg...

http://www.triumphtorque.com/media/file/72239.jpg

i might be interested in that zappa if i cant find something suitable over here mate.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 08:03 AM
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Posted By vilguy
those removable bobbins are the items i sheared...

those removable bobbins are the items i sheared off on friday :lol3

you could make up a new inner rotor, hardened aluminium will be fine. needs to be well machined though, everything must be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 07:08 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Thumb Rob - you are right, it is exactly what we have...

Rob - you are right, it is exactly what we have been looking for, im trying to find a clutch actuator arm which is approx 4mm shorter but so far i havent found anything. I could spend all day going...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 05:24 AM
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Posted By vilguy
wow i am so happy with the suspension we made for...

wow i am so happy with the suspension we made for my bike. I took it offroading and its the best suspended offroad bike i have ever had!!! it just absorbed all the bumps brilliantly, almost floating...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2010, 02:02 AM
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Posted By vilguy
Well i got the beast on the scales yesterday ...

Well i got the beast on the scales yesterday

190 kilos with 3/4 of a tank.

Hopefully with a few more mods i can get that down a fair bit more :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2010, 05:47 AM
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Posted By vilguy
well it just passed its mot! :clap ...

well it just passed its mot! :clap

everyone in the shop stopped to look, and i went to the brand new mega triumph dealer that has opened up and everyone came outside to hear the monster that had...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 11:04 PM
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Posted By vilguy
thanks guys, managed to free it off in the end....

thanks guys, managed to free it off in the end. rocking it back and forth unfortunately didnt work, thrashing the hell out of it for a few miles did though, and suddenly.. CLUNK... working :)
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 07:08 AM
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Posted By vilguy
thanks for the kind offer but its a different...

thanks for the kind offer but its a different disc to what i require.

I have wr450 front forks in my bike with talon wheel, the disc i have damaged is the bloody expensive 320mm supermoto disc. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 06:23 AM
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Posted By vilguy
ah well the ap ones are different to the...

ah well the ap ones are different to the motomaster ones. i have 5 others bikes i can ride.. im not too fussed ;)

if worst comes to worst. i could just remove the front disc for a quick blast...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 06:15 AM
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Posted By vilguy
arent they for their own discs? i cant find...

arent they for their own discs? i cant find anything about motomaster ones on there.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 05:40 AM
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Posted By vilguy
im really struggling to get spares bobbins for...

im really struggling to get spares bobbins for this big disc. No one seems to be able to supply them

i dont want to buy a new disc!

if anyone knows where to get replacement removable disc...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 01:54 AM
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Posted By vilguy
well i took it out for a ride yesterday.. and...

well i took it out for a ride yesterday.. and almost got myself killed!

i managed to shear the disc bobbins off the large 320mm disc and lock the front wheel! :eek1 Managed to free it off and had...
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