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Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Bash plate

Took a leap today and bought the new style Touratech bash plate from a euro company for $130. Local Touratech dealer...$280. The Happy Trails was going to be over $200 landed in Oz and I really...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,691
Posted By wiz.au
BMW #10 I think they call it. Just search for...

BMW #10 I think they call it. Just search for "BMW spline lube". But the Honda Moly is easier to get if not cheap. Blackwoods can also supply a high Moly content grease but again,
not cheap.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,691
Posted By wiz.au
Don't buy the springs Racetech specify....they...

Don't buy the springs Racetech specify....they dont fit, they are too long by about 10cm. The actual Progressive brand are fine. I fitted the heavy duty model spring with Gold Valves and it made a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
For the front tyre data, I have Excel 1.6in rim....

For the front tyre data, I have Excel 1.6in rim. D606 was running 18psi and spun on rim, ripped valvestem out of a Michelin Airstop 4mm tube! Since then run a rimlock and use Michelin HP4 down to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
Any broken spokes? Posted from a tiny...

Any broken spokes?

Posted from a tiny keyboard on a phone.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
I haven't seen the 908 here. Looks the business...

I haven't seen the 908 here. Looks the business for my type of riding. Definately going to check them out.

I was running a 606 but recently got a Michelin Starcross HP4. Bloody stiff. Was a job...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,956
Posted By wiz.au
The levers supplied with the full TT peg...

The levers supplied with the full TT peg relocation kit are both shortened I believe. I can go out and take pics to compare if you want?...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 690,221
Posted By wiz.au
That's good to know. I just assumed the 2006-2009...

That's good to know. I just assumed the 2006-2009 alloy frame YZ's got the poppet valve fork too, as the WR's did. I thought both bikes had the same forks for most of their model lives, and it was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
If you read the thread :hide he changed them...

If you read the thread :hide he changed them because the WRR250 forks are not up to the calibre of the '98-'04 YZ/WR forks off road. Can't say I know why or the details of the internals to compare....
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
WRR forks are not YZ/WR

Just to save someone grief later....discovered today that WRR250R forks are not the same as WR/YZ forks.
From what I can see the tell tale / give away to distinguish between them, is the brake line...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,956
Posted By wiz.au
At first glance I thought you had your footpegs...

At first glance I thought you had your footpegs on the wrong sides, then realised that was impossible to do. There's a big difference between your pegs and my TT ones in dimension laterally. Yours...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Why footpegs NOT fit Dakar?

Can anyone enlighten me why the SW-Motech dual purpose footpegs for the F650GS would not fit the Dakar, as they mentioned on the Twisted Throttle website?...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
I also get that tapping when my oil level gets...

I also get that tapping when my oil level gets low.

Posted from a tiny keyboard on a phone.
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
Aren't they tubeless? I cant remember. All I do...

Aren't they tubeless? I cant remember. All I do remember is how hard it was to get a tyre off and back on the KTM rim on the side of the road.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
Who ties the bikes down on the sleds, the shipper...

Who ties the bikes down on the sleds, the shipper or you?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
Yes we do, it's called Victoria....or...

Yes we do, it's called Victoria....or Queensland.... :hide

That ride looks like it would be about the same as going from my place to Aquatic's, but a lot more interesting.
I think this best sums...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,691
Posted By wiz.au
The "Merit" / "Hella" / "John Deere" BMW plug &...

The "Merit" / "Hella" / "John Deere" BMW plug & sockets have mechanical retension so they don't fall out or come loose, and apparently the proper versions handle more current than a standard cig...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,691
Posted By wiz.au
We raffled one of these at our club meeting a...

We raffled one of these at our club meeting a while ago, and its exactly the same compressor as the guts I stripped out of the $9 KMart cheapie. The only difference was sheet metal guard around the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
TR650 bash plates

Well, unfortunately I discovered something today that pretty much means the B&B (and other brands more likely as well) TR650 bash plate won't fit a F650/G650 single. Although it looks identical, the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
Looks like a FIAMM AM80 horn (or similar copy) to...

Looks like a FIAMM AM80 horn (or similar copy) to me? Had TWINs of them on my ex-Police K100RS. You could make yourself temporarily deaf by accidentally blowing the horn in the garage!...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
The indicators I got have the clear lens and were...

The indicators I got have the clear lens and were also marked on the packaging for use with the GasGas, and a Kawasaki KLX450R.

"Yamaha" newer round style with orange lenses:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Yup, got them on my bike. Require a very small...

Yup, got them on my bike. Require a very small amount of filing, maybe 1-2mm. You can reuse the original wiring and connectors so dont loose those. I've had the rectangular WR400 ones which look...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By wiz.au
I can remember when Orroral valley and...

I can remember when Orroral valley and Honeysuckle still had empty buildings and lots of infrastructure. Went back there about 5 years ago and thought I must have got lost cause I couldn't find any...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Anyone got a good online supplier of EBC brake...

Anyone got a good online supplier of EBC brake pads with reasonable international shipping? I want to get 2 sets of front pads FA209/2V (semi sintered 'Orange') and a set of rear FA213 the same type....
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
Not who, what,..."Husky" = a Husqvarna branded...

Not who, what,..."Husky" = a Husqvarna branded bike. Sorry if I dont get the humour or sarcasm, or if I accidentally offended someone.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15,573
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Posted By wiz.au
From the pictures I had seen the front axle on...

From the pictures I had seen the front axle on the Terra looked bigger, but yeah, just checked the bearings, 17mm axle, it's the same unfortunately.

If I got a really good bash plate from a Terra,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,586
Posted By wiz.au
Used to run D606 on the front but have switched...

Used to run D606 on the front but have switched to Michelin HP4 (not DOT) and can't find a better rear tyre than the Mitas E09 Dakar on my F650 Dakar. This setup is quite good on the road except for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
The more I look, the more I see bits from the...

The more I look, the more I see bits from the TR650 Terra Husqvarna that would work for mods on the Dakar. Hansenwork (Hope your wife's cancer can be surgically excised mate and all is good) pointed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 690,221
Posted By wiz.au
Can I ask if your complete finished axle kit came...

Can I ask if your complete finished axle kit came in at the price you quoted?

Posted from a tiny keyboard on a phone.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 690,221
Posted By wiz.au
Mate, is one of those caliper hangers for me? If...

Mate, is one of those caliper hangers for me? If not, can I put my name down for one.

Also, you could probably market the modified hanger and maybe even the 17mm axle kit to XT660 conversions...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Starting data point

To join in the starting method discussion, I can add that for my bike (single spark 2003) I have to start the bike with no throttle, and wait for a little "dip" in the revs that happens immediately...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Checking fuel pump

Seems to be a lot of fuel pump checking going on around here. So maybe it's just easier to let people know that you can simply disconnect the fuel hose that goes to the filter/regulator and run it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Should be the same as Husky TR650 and Aprilla...

Should be the same as Husky TR650 and Aprilla Pegaso 650.

Chain is a "520" size and 112 links for all three bikes.
If you have a chain breaker (why don't you??) just buy a 120 link chain of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
Husky bash plate

After looking at my bent and deformed engine crash bars bolts and bash plate again this morning, I'm going to ask again, as I got no bites before.

Does anyone know, or can they provide any...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
The starter relay is only 100A rated?? (Hitachi...

The starter relay is only 100A rated?? (Hitachi MS5D-191 / Jideco MS5E-661) Some on the Aprilla forums say it's only 50Amps! I got the 100Amp spec from page 11 of the Yamaha V-Max service manual...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
UK: ...

UK:
http://www.robinsonseabrook.co.uk/index.html?http://www.robinsonseabrook.co.uk/docs/battery/battery.html

USA:
http://www.waytekwire.com/item/44037/EMERGENCY-STOP-BATTERY/

I didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
POST error "beep" codes? :hide "2-2-1-2 First...

POST error "beep" codes? :hide
"2-2-1-2 First 64k RAM Failure"

Actually, a real guess, just indicating that it's POSTing or booting.

I should be able to see that soon, got the LED's and...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5,488
Views: 339,560
Posted By wiz.au
Been on the MRA website for a while I think. But...

Been on the MRA website for a while I think. But you need to read the "fine print" :deal

You can only "filter" STATIONARY traffic, so if the lights turn green and you're in the middle of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 690,221
Posted By wiz.au
More pics...

Just cause we haven't seen many pics for a while.
Ratel conversion parts;
- Axle, nut and spacers
- Horn bracket
- Fender support
- Brake caliper hanger
2003 YZ 250 forks, shortened 1 inch,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,829,362
Posted By wiz.au
When I was setting my car up for Targa, that's...

When I was setting my car up for Targa, that's exactly what the race mechanic had me do. I went to mount the extinguisher in the boot. He made me put it under the front of the drivers seat where I...
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