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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By dansin
The only reason for the design was it was what I...

The only reason for the design was it was what I wanted, but I'm happy to put the work in to help others if there's a need. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 04:38 AM
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Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
New top yoke

It's finally gone on the bike. I need to fit a 2mm spacer to raise the top yoke up. When I measured everything I had my own spacer installed. I've now installed one of Aquatics steering head...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Pretty sure standard gearing is 16/47.

Pretty sure standard gearing is 16/47.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 02:06 PM
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Posted By dansin
Good work chaps. Keep on it. :D Whilst my...

Good work chaps. Keep on it. :D

Whilst my day job involves managing building, extending and renovating houses, other than maintaining the bike, I have no tools to make stuff for it which is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By dansin
Definitely, more than fair. :thumb I was...

Definitely, more than fair. :thumb

I was going to just junk the lower bars but after a bit of discussion with Toby and the riding that I do, discretion is the better part of valour and I need...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 10:53 PM
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Posted By dansin
You could start a shopping list - I'm after the...

You could start a shopping list - I'm after the lower engine bars that give a bit more ground clearance and one of those carbon kevlar bash plates.... :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Those plugs look like a good idea but the only...

Those plugs look like a good idea but the only ones I can find here in the UK are just over 38 for a pair. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Correct. I got in touch with the seller...

Correct.

I got in touch with the seller first and asked for black levers with black adjusters.
Black with red arrived a week later. Complained, they apologised and sent another set. Black with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Alternative levers

Bought these adjustable levers - http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Short-size-Pair-CNC-brake-clutch-levers-For-BMW-G650GS-2011-2012-Black/1925667323.html

15 delivered from China. Brake fits the...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By dansin
Looks good. Next year for me hopefully.

Looks good. Next year for me hopefully.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 08:47 AM
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Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
That's fine by me. :thumb Nomad - It would...

That's fine by me. :thumb

Nomad - It would probably be worth waiting until I've received mine and fitted it to make sure there are no problems.

I 'think' I have the long stem but am not 100%...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By dansin
I don't have the details to hand, but doesn't...

I don't have the details to hand, but doesn't adding an inch to the dog bones lower the rear rather than raise it....?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 10:51 PM
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Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
It's a one piece bar mount which the damper fixes...

It's a one piece bar mount which the damper fixes to. The damper itself then fits over the stem nut. The original stem nut is also replaced with a round one which has a hex in the top to fix it down....
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By dansin
That looks brilliant. Thanks to Grimstone for...

That looks brilliant. Thanks to Grimstone for sorting it and Aquatic for design help.

Along with the nav tower which is almost ready, I've just got to sort a bash plate sans lower engine bars and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By dansin
Ooh, I like those. :D

Ooh, I like those. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 07:52 AM
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Posted By dansin
Possibly, but it's only there to stop the wire...

Possibly, but it's only there to stop the wire uncoiling until the grips are on. A wrap of electrical or self almalgamating tape does the job. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 12:44 PM
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Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
Wheel nut wrench

Had this lightweight wrench made for the front and rear wheel nuts. :D

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z298/danielsinfield/Bike/D87B9A6F-47A5-4F83-A44D-FB3D91A1AD46_zpss9w8aeir.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 10:33 PM
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Views: 3,687
Posted By dansin
Road tyres + suspension setup for the road +...

Road tyres + suspension setup for the road + muddy trail + speed = crash. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
I've been working on a nav tower for the bike. ...

I've been working on a nav tower for the bike. Luckily I have a friend who has laser cutter and brake press machines. Picked up the first prototypes yesterday, more parts being made in the coming...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16,963
Views: 2,151,799
Posted By dansin
Just a bit on each end of the heater wire to hold...

Just a bit on each end of the heater wire to hold it in place.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 11:12 PM
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Posted By dansin
I fitted Renthal Fatbars Rc high bend and rewound...

I fitted Renthal Fatbars Rc high bend and rewound the heated grips the other way. No drilling or machining, just careful winding.

Picture here -...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 11:02 PM
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Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
Thanks both. Also had 190mm from Aquatic. ...

Thanks both. Also had 190mm from Aquatic.

I have a GPR V4 with fatbar clamps that I want to use, as well as integrating the steering lock.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By dansin
Barkbusters :thumb End of discussion. :rofl

Barkbusters :thumb

End of discussion. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
No the sw motech bars are fine. My old TT...

No the sw motech bars are fine. My old TT chocolate bars vibrated themselves apart. Such was the quality.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By dansin
Another set of SW Motech bars on mine that have...

Another set of SW Motech bars on mine that have been extensively crash tested and have worked perfectly.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By dansin
Width between YZ 46mm KYB forks?

I'm just double and treble checking before I get the new top yoke made. Does anyone have a definitive measurement centre of fork to centre of fork on the top yoke? I measured it at 190mm. I'm off...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5,346
Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
Glad it worked for you. :thumb If I wasn't...

Glad it worked for you. :thumb If I wasn't trying to get my steering damper fitted to a new top yoke I'd have done this.
Forum: Racing 03-22-2015, 12:00 PM
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Views: 521,056
Posted By dansin
Well I guess it's time to contribute to this...

Well I guess it's time to contribute to this thread.

I've been buying parts and nav kit for probably two years now and have finally started to get it all together.

The first version of my nav...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
+1 on the Motobatt. That's what I have in mine...

+1 on the Motobatt. That's what I have in mine although if I could get a lithium with a built in balance charger (EarthX) in the UK I'd buy one of those.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
As long as the engine isn't running and you have...

As long as the engine isn't running and you have a sealed battery, being on its side is fine.

You've got to give people a chance to take photos of your misfortune anyway. :D

Of course my bike...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5,346
Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
I've been looking at brake line routing this...

I've been looking at brake line routing this morning too. I don't have abs but mine currently routes the same way as yours from the fork guard downwards. Even with it fixed to the fork guard and...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 367,767
Posted By dansin
I'd also be interested if the new version will...

I'd also be interested if the new version will fit a 90mm H7 Hella. I have a bi halogen one and was thinking of converting it to hid. I'd rather go led though if I can.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5,346
Views: 801,779
Posted By dansin
They're rebuildable. Any decent suspension...

They're rebuildable. Any decent suspension workshop should be able to do it for you.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
I'm all for doing it yourself, I've done...

I'm all for doing it yourself, I've done everything else on my bike. :thumb

If you do pull it completely apart you're going to need to get it regassed. Just make sure you have a suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Renthal Fatbars, RC High bend - measuring...

Renthal Fatbars, RC High bend - measuring conservatively, the 28mm section of bar before the bends is a good 150mm. Renthal quote the clamp area width as 105mm though, which is roughly the centre of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
One of the biggest issues with the Showa shock is...

One of the biggest issues with the Showa shock is the crap valving. I had Kevin Bancroft (KB Racing) revalve it to suit me (similar stack to an Ohlins), service it and add compression adjustment to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Understood, will measure and post. Once you feel...

Understood, will measure and post. Once you feel how lightweight Renthal etc are you'll not want to use the OEM bars.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16,963
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Posted By dansin
Thank you. :thumb

Thank you. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:32 AM
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Posted By dansin
I don't suppose you'd care to divulge what the...

I don't suppose you'd care to divulge what the bolt centres are for the brake perch? I'm being lazy and don't want to go out in the dark and cold to measure mine.... :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16,963
Views: 2,151,799
Posted By dansin
I have Renthal fatbars in RC High bend and...

I have Renthal fatbars in RC High bend and they're pretty close to the originals.
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