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Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Thumber
Hi 950v2 Since you are based in sthlm i...

Hi 950v2

Since you are based in sthlm i assume your swedish is alot better than my english... could you please give me a ring? I live in Vallentuna. noll sju 02- sextioåtta 42 fem2. I need to...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2012, 11:59 PM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Electric failure

Hi

Just experienced a sad thing. Starter wont run. Turns out to be an uncharged battery. This is due to a broken regulator (The aluminium thingie next to the horn) Replaced it and all was fine...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2011, 12:58 AM
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Posted By Thumber
I really think you should contact Frank or Lillen...

I really think you should contact Frank or Lillen at Rollox AB (www.rolloxab.se (http://www.rolloxab.se) +46 451 611 00) They are REALLY helpful and sent me a copy of the diagram for my bike and also...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2011, 01:48 PM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Dala Navigation Challange 2011

Well what can I say...

My weekend started off on friday morning. Packed up my gear, meaning tent, sleepingbag, maps, camel back, clothes and some tools for roadside repair. (Surprisingly small...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2011, 07:50 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
DNC Dala Navigation Challenge 2011

The offroad adventure in Dalarna Sweden will take place 26-28 Augusti 2011. See post #726 for further info and check out and join www.soe.se (http://www.soe.se). Drop me a PM if you want me to add...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2011, 03:25 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Mine too. It only worked for 25000kms. Not good...

Mine too. It only worked for 25000kms. Not good enough or has your lasted even shorter? Frank told me there is no autodecomp and the starter is a powerful thing that eventually wears the TL out.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 09:11 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
The thing is that the TL is just a TL no matter...

The thing is that the TL is just a TL no matter what direction the engine is running and at what speed.If the engine runs faster (FWD) another freeweeling gear will compensate for that. This is what...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 05:36 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Torque limiter

I clearly suffer from a sliping TL. I took it out to examine it and it slips at 28 Nm which is to soon. I have tried every tool in the shed to tighten it but failed. I also used them again to pick it...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2011, 04:38 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Speedometer wire

Hi again

Next wire broke today. This time the speedometer wire broke just above the hub of the weel. Does anyone know if this is stock, KTM, Husa, Suzuki.... or special highland design?

I...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Clutch cable

Hi

Friday 13:th.... Clutchcable broke on the highway on my way to work today. Luckily the spare was already on the bike, parallell to the one in use. (Old offroader trick that I picked up) I...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2011, 09:58 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Winter tour

Hey Higland dudes. (and possibly dudettes)

Yesterday I had a nice ride in my neighbour hood. Some snowy and icey gravelroads, some old quad tracs a few snow mobile tracks and a hillclimb was...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Broken headlight

Hi gang. I broke the headlight earlier and need a replacemenet. Not too easy to get in touch with Highland these days... and i want to have the same size and moutings as the one that is there. Any...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2010, 01:58 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Thanks John. You should really join in next year!...

Thanks John. You should really join in next year! I´d love it. Mabey I can offer you a place in the camper if you do not want to sleep in a moisty tent of you own? And yes, the guys that pulled this...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2010, 04:51 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
DNC Dala Navigation Challenge

Here is a ride report from Sweden
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Just back from the forests of Dalarna in Sweden and the event “Dala...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2010, 02:33 PM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Project Fairing #3

(Previous post #582)

OK then. No mounting points behind the panels covering the tank. Hm lets play with paper and sissors instead.

This is mockup 1.0....
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2010, 01:37 PM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Please do! Or else feel free to e-mail directly...

Please do! Or else feel free to e-mail directly to me at thomas.furuvik (at) hillstatik.se

And thnx for getting involved in my "Project Fairing" The clutch project will have to wait a while but I...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
In my case i have had the drivers license for...

In my case i have had the drivers license for three years and have been riding for five.... My friend recomended me to buy a Suzuki DR 650 already "broken in". That is to say he knew i would drop it,...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
It is! the old one is a "normal" cable with...

It is! the old one is a "normal" cable with diameter 1.8mm. The new one looks like it has been steemrolled in a circular way. Dont know how to explain this but the old one has lots of small cords...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2010, 03:23 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Project Fairing

Yes thats also a prioriy but the post was about "Project Faring" and there is a limited ammount of engines involved in that:evil





Thats right, but until then... And i also would like...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2010, 11:53 AM
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Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Project fairing #2

Now it is time to stop dreaming and to start acting.
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- Wind and rain...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Power to the people!

Sounds great! Is it possible to buy an upgrade for the 950-05 that I have? That is if the demand should arrise. I´d love to illuminate the surroundings... Mine is currently supposed to deliver 300W...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Clutch cable

Hi there

I found my clutch disengage rather "spongy" this evening at the track. Turns out only two of the cords of the cable whas still not broken. I was lucky to get home at all. It was easy...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
OK Thats a releaf. I missunderstood. Sorry. I...

OK Thats a releaf. I missunderstood. Sorry. I hope it is OK to blame it on my crapy english.:evil Of course you should stand up for what you believ in and so will I. So far my contacts with Mats and...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
The Custom made bike

Hi OFS

For what it is worth, heres my 0,02SEK:

For me this is the best source of information on the Highland MC. That includes the all www- sites, owners mauals and personal contact with...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Project Fairing

Hi

The other day my head came loose from the rest of me on my way home from an evening at a cart-racing-track some 70km from home. As I have pointed out; this bike is windy at full throttle........
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
tankwelding

HI gang!

Tank is now welded shut.

I emptied the tank of gas by disconnecting the return hose from the fuel pump. Put the pipe in a jerry can and turned the ignintion on. The pump emptied the...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Tonite's the nite! I robbed the junkyard for...

Tonite's the nite! I robbed the junkyard for spareparts this morning and if I dont blow up I will tell you all about it tomorrow.

/TF
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
What a nice windscreen John. What kind and how...

What a nice windscreen John. What kind and how did you fasten it to the bike? Closeups please? I found out from post #108 that it is from Airblade. What make and modell is it?
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
Thanks John! Well a thick forehead can accomplish...

Thanks John! Well a thick forehead can accomplish wounders. In my oppinion it is just a matter of mind versus body and my body usually looses that argument.
I actally have a pic from the first trip...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 218,376
Posted By Thumber
New to the club

Hi gang.

I am a noob HL owner, a very happy one so far. I bougt my rig last week and i thougt you would like to hear the first ride-report ever in my HL-career. If not. You are your selves to...
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