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Forum: Australia 12-25-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,495
Posted By work750
Jetting Nivana?? Is that like the "G" spot??

Hi All,

Just back from a quick spin.....7,000km trip from Darwin to Adelaide in six days. I will do a seperate post on this.

With approx 30Kg on board (yes I did take the kitchen sink), I...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By work750
Thanks All

:freaky
Forum: Australia 12-08-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By work750
Pt Hedland to Newman - Any petrol inbetween

Hi All,

Quick question. Does anyone know if there is any petrol stations/road houses between Pt Hedland and Newman in WA, while traveling down through Wittenoom, not Marble Bar. Can't seem to...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,495
Posted By work750
Better late than never. Sorry sorry sorry!

Update on the Tenere 660.

Left the 125 main in, as I am too slack to pull it apart again. After about 2,000km of riding, I am now averaging 18Kpl at 110Kph :lol3.
If I keep it to 100Kph, I get...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,495
Posted By work750
XTZ660 jetting

Hi anyone still follwing thread.

Choke plunger had alreay been replaced and I checked adjustment is all ok.

NOTE: JETTING IS A BLACK ART - IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING. THEN PAY...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,495
Posted By work750
Jetting XTZ660 tenere 1995 model

Hi All,

Has anyone fooled with the jetting on their 660 Tenere. Mine seems to run rich. Even on the highway the spark runs black. It has the stock 130 Main (primary carb), and 165 main...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,599
Posted By work750
KLX250 killer

In the imortal words of Ali G.

RESPECT

IHHHHHH

:eek1

PM me
Forum: Australia 08-22-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By work750
KTM@01 is correct

You are absolutly correct on the chinese battery. Been there to save few bucks, but they don't last and they have no balls. If it doesn't start first pop. The battery will only give afew winds and...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By work750
Google earth maps

Have you tried the mapping on Google earth, and then converting them to upload to your garmin. I have a magellan and I use google for direct routing (not the sexual kind :0). I then convert the...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,599
Posted By work750
KLX250 300 hybrib

I fooled about with a coupe of KLX250's a few years ago. It's not too hard or expensive to get about 30 rear wheel hp (about 3 HP more than a piped/jetted wr250), 290cc Kawasaki big bore kit,...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By work750
Michelin T63 on the back

Hi,

I am running a Michelin T63 on the back of my '95 Tenere. Excellent off road. Really good on road too. But it really wears fast if you travel over 110KPH. Like almost no wear in 1000KM in...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,852
Posted By work750
KTM goes flea bay

Given it seems so many customers are going to desert their dealers. I sure hope that KTM and BMW start to sell and direct ship off of ebay. As you guys are not going to have a dealership in Australia...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By work750
workshop manual

If you search the web, you can easily find a downloadable workshop manual. You will need to download the 91` model XTZ660 maual and then get the 94 suppliment and the 96 suppilent.

PM me if you...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,852
Posted By work750
I hear you

However I remember when there was a strong (read financial)bike dealer in every town. In the whole of Adelaide there are only about about a handfull of bike dealers. While bike sales are up ever...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,852
Posted By work750
dealer price grab

While I hear you, and have felt the price grab by some dealers. And there is no excuse for tardy parts delivery at all.

Please remember that, most dealers make very little from the bike sale....
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
SA Map

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Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
map

The little pink squiggle is the trip.:clap

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Forum: Australia 06-20-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,079
Posted By work750
$0.02 Klr650

Take one new KLR650 (old Model) for $7500. Add total bling of heavy duty tubes. Then run it in with 4500Km in 5 days, through Oodnadatta track to Ayres rock ETC. Then tell me they are not a good...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By work750
power drain

Did you guys, use the retainer screw on the power cable to GPS. I found that if I didn't use the retaining screw, it would power down as you described, however if I use the screw it never causes a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By work750
Meridian colour

Hi, I had the same problem with my Meridian Colour. Interestingly, if i removed the GPS from the bike and removed and then replaced the batteries, it would fire right up again. I tried stuffing the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By work750
Xtz660

30 US mpg or about 37 imperial Mpg. Either way. Not that good.
I weigh in a about 100Kg (all muscle I assure you :),
The tyres were at 32Psi
Air filters cleaned and lightly sprayed with filter...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast Club

After the gorge it was a quick if unremarkable 250Km home. A nice way to start the day. Just over 500Km and home for lunch. Well not really after that breakfast.....

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I can see a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
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Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
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Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
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Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast Club

After brekky, it was up the road a bit further for a run through the Flinders Ranges through a small gorge, called Pt Germein Gorge.

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Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast Club

Well then it was on to the southern end of the Flinders Ranges. Due to my earlier, ahem...... fuel stop, I was running late. So I stopped at 9.00Am for breakfast, at a little servo just out of Pt...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast Club

Another

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Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast Club

South Australia is the dryest state on the driest continent. We have been in drought for a few years now. So it was really cool, that we have had good rain this year. This is the first time I have...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast club

To cut a long story short. 3Km is a long push. However this was, only a slight wrinkle in an otherwise good day. After refueling, at $1.35 Aussie a litre, it was on towards Pt Augusta, with about...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast club

The plan was simple. Sneak out of home at sparrow f*rt (5.00AM) and ride 300Km to Port Augusta in South Australia's mid north, grab a nice truckie breakfast and ride home. Things went well for the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By work750
Breakfast Club

We had a long weekend, here in South Australia last weekend, and, well I love my wife, but the chances of getting a good cooked breakfast on a long weekend are nill. So I decided to take a little...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By work750
XTZ660 fuel consumption

Hi All,

I have a 1995 XTZ660 Yamaha that appears to be a bit hard on fuel. On a recent highway trip all bitumen, I averaged only 13Km per litre (approx 38MPG). I was only sitting on 110Kph...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By work750
Hepco and Becker gear - mail order

Hi All,

Just bought some Hepco and Becker crash bars for the XTZ660. I got them from:

http://www.motorcycleadventure.com.au/

No, I don't work for them or anything like that. However,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 3,437,628
Posted By work750
surprising amount of these still about

Still see these on the road a fair bit. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,022
Posted By work750
NO suspension ??

I love bench racing new bike stats as much as the next bloke. However I don't bag a bike till I ride it. Seems to me that no one would ever buy any BMW adv bike if they read the specs. Would never...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,014,382
Posted By work750
Add me to the list

Hi All,

Add me to the list. She who must be obeyed :wink: , will need sweet talking, but Melrose sounds good.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,509,944
Posted By work750
KLX250 Manial for sale

HI All, Not trying to spam. Just cleaning out the shed of old manuals. Got a KLX650 manual on thier link as well.

KLX250 Kawasaki workshop Manual is in excellent condition with only a small...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 571,554
Posted By work750
KLX650 genuine manual

Hi All, Not trying to spam, just cleaning out the shed. I have a KLX650 Kawasaki workshop manual for sale. It covers the KLX650 A and C. This is the non electric start and electric start models. ...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By work750
global warming causes speedo error

Apoligies for my former rant. I have now been made aware that it is in fact global warming, that makes all speedo's inaccurate. My wife informs me that not only does global warming make speedos...
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