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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:10 PM
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Posted By lookfar
+1 for Ricky Stator. I put one in my XL6,...

+1 for Ricky Stator.

I put one in my XL6, after trepidation (I am a long way away for warranty issues) and never looked back.

Good product, as Steve says, even comes with the correct...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By lookfar
JFman, send a PM to macdoc, he is a Canuck that...

JFman, send a PM to macdoc, he is a Canuck that spends a fair bit of time here.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By lookfar
I wouldn't say that I hoard stuff, but I have a...

I wouldn't say that I hoard stuff, but I have a few "collections" :evil

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Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11,102
Views: 1,596,990
Posted By lookfar
[QUOTE=Iain S;25960836] I would like some more...

[QUOTE=Iain S;25960836] I would like some more mid range wheelie popping stomp.QUOTE]

It could be as simple as changing your rear sprocket for one with a few extra teeth, or changing the front...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:45 AM
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Posted By lookfar
Hmm, the bones are there, be good for bits...

Hmm, the bones are there, be good for bits anyway.

Decisions,decisions.......... If it were me, probably....
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 01:59 AM
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Posted By lookfar
Acerbis Tank

Here is a pic of mine.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v442/stu050/AcerbisTank_zps10e6bda6.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/stu050/media/AcerbisTank_zps10e6bda6.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 646,937
Posted By lookfar
Don't forget to re-oil the foam after cleaning it

Don't forget to re-oil the foam after cleaning it
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11,102
Views: 1,596,990
Posted By lookfar
Spark plug resistor, perhaps? Open circuit when...

Spark plug resistor, perhaps? Open circuit when hot??
Think it's electrical....check coil connections, stator output on red/black wire..should be 70V AC or so.

Could also be a partially blocked...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11,102
Views: 1,596,990
Posted By lookfar
Nice Not much use for them here

Nice

Not much use for them here
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By lookfar
I am running 15/42 on my XR6, and it's good on...

I am running 15/42 on my XR6, and it's good on the highway, but not so good in the scrub. I will stick to the 15 front, as it keeps the chain just kissing the slider. The only downfall is that one...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By lookfar
This is me at present ...

This is me at present

http://www.weather.com.au/qld/cairns/current
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:48 PM
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Posted By lookfar
Shivering....nah, don't think so. Temps will...

Shivering....nah, don't think so. Temps will drop from 30+ degrees C in summer, to high teens, low 20's in winter.....SFA change really.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11,102
Views: 1,596,990
Posted By lookfar
Looks good, but what is the thing on tracks...

Looks good, but what is the thing on tracks behind it???:ear

Pic please.......:deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By lookfar
My cage has individual climate control for both...

My cage has individual climate control for both driver and front passenger, separate A/c for rear passengers, ARB 'Roo bar, Codan Flying Doc radio, Uhf CB.
Not much use for heaters here in FNQ, last...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 03:20 AM
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Posted By lookfar
Trickle plug??:dunno

Trickle plug??:dunno
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:51 PM
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Posted By lookfar
Idle speed is a knurled knob with a flat blade...

Idle speed is a knurled knob with a flat blade screw slot in it. It's on the right hand side, up reasonably high, attached to the carb.

Mixture is on the left hand side, either underneath and in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:46 PM
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Posted By lookfar
Idle speed? or mixture?

Idle speed? or mixture?
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,472
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Posted By lookfar
Couple of things... I had a similar problem...

Couple of things...

I had a similar problem with my XL600, would bog down just off idle..drove me to distraction...pulled it to bits so many times, couldn't find what the problem was.

Duno...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 646,937
Posted By lookfar
I would have a look at your needle jet in the...

I would have a look at your needle jet in the carby.


http://www.smebike.com/carburetor,%20parts,%20jets/needles-and-needle-jets/honda-7/honda-needle-jet-set-16012-446-004-xr185-xr200
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13,834
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Posted By lookfar
When my CDI died in my XL6, I managed to borrow...

When my CDI died in my XL6, I managed to borrow one from an XR400 to try. Fired up first kick, and no difference in power when I took it for a ride.
Try it, suck it and see.

HTH
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 141,055
Posted By lookfar
Spotted a bloke riding a Honda XLV750 around...

Spotted a bloke riding a Honda XLV750 around Cairns today.....
is he on here???????:ear:ear
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 27,966
Posted By lookfar
Here are mine. XL600 and XL250, both made...

Here are mine.

XL600 and XL250, both made October 1985

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v442/stu050/2XLs_zps6b7647d7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13,834
Views: 1,435,322
Posted By lookfar
I made my own backgrounds from a piece of vinyl. ...

I made my own backgrounds from a piece of vinyl.
Made a template using a bit of paper and cut it to fit.
You will need to use a heatgun, or the missus hairdryer to get the crinkles out of it when...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13,834
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Posted By lookfar
Couldn't have said it better myself. XRs are...

Couldn't have said it better myself.
XRs are very common here, but a good XL is nearly impossible to find.
I have the only XL600 in my area...still registered for road use.
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
Hmm, piston to bore clearance a bit tight then? ...

Hmm, piston to bore clearance a bit tight then?

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Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11,102
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Posted By lookfar
My '88 Aussie spec has no key, no battery, and...

My '88 Aussie spec has no key, no battery, and street legal. Lights only work with engine running.
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 04:00 PM
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Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
Woo Hoo....:clap

Woo Hoo....:clap
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 03:17 PM
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Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
Merry Christmas everybody, hope you have a...

Merry Christmas everybody, hope you have a wonderful day.:freaky:freaky:beer
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13,834
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Posted By lookfar
What are you driving? Many years ago I was...

What are you driving?
Many years ago I was driving a long bonnet Western Star Roadtrain with 3 40' trailers hauling sheep and cattle in Outback Queensland.
90KM/h either bobtail or with 120 tonnes...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
:wave

:wave
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 73,944
Posted By lookfar
Swim??? :hide

Swim???







:hide
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 646,937
Posted By lookfar
Pull the fuel bowl off the bottom of the carby,...

Pull the fuel bowl off the bottom of the carby, probably full of crap from the tank. Clean it out thoroughly, blow air through all the nooks and crannies in the carb. Get a fuel filter/strainer...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11,102
Views: 1,596,990
Posted By lookfar
G'day Mate, My '88 XR6 is running a rear shock...

G'day Mate,
My '88 XR6 is running a rear shock from a '97 XR6.
It doesn't have the canister on a hose any more, but fits nicely in the same spot. The XR650L shock will fit as well, as I borrowed...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
I wouldn't be too concerned about the black...

I wouldn't be too concerned about the black stator cover, it's probably off an xl6.

The bottom end was common to both bikes, the xl had a different bore and stroke to the xr.
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
Depending on how old it is, you might be better...

Depending on how old it is, you might be better off replacing the needle and seat, as they do wear oval over time. I replaced the needle and seat on my XR6, made a huge difference to it, starts...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 73,944
Posted By lookfar
Yep....Well Adel's Grove anyway...Pub opens at...

Yep....Well Adel's Grove anyway...Pub opens at 1600.
You'd do better to bring your own...fourex gold at $4.00 tinny, Around $8 for a rum can.....

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Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 176,203
Posted By lookfar
Some good pics there Davo. :thumb:thumb ...

Some good pics there Davo. :thumb:thumb


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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13,834
Views: 1,435,322
Posted By lookfar
Very nice....:clap

Very nice....:clap
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 68,883
Posted By lookfar
Linky...

Linky http://www.motorera.com/honda/h0600/xr600.htm#Y-1987

This is for the '87

It came in Flash Red with Shasta White
The gas tank and number plate panels were red
The fenders, side covers,...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 73,944
Posted By lookfar
Delo 400

That's pretty neat and inventive with the axle spanners......I did get somewhat confused, talking about wrenches...I was looking for the bit of pipe.

BTW, for all those who use Delo 400 in their...
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