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Forum: Australia Today, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Pete640
Just back from The land of the rising sun and to...

Just back from The land of the rising sun and to say they are polite, courteous, and patient would be insulting.
Japan is brilliant and do take the train - the Shinkansen (bullet train). Brilliant...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20,039
Views: 2,414,890
Posted By Pete640
Funny how it's become the norm to pander to a few...

Funny how it's become the norm to pander to a few at the inconvenience to the majority.
It's like buying a place next to a pub then bitching about the noise whilst still drinking there. And then...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Pete640
Thanks. Looking forward to it

Thanks. Looking forward to it
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Pete640
Where do I get tickets and what time does it...

Where do I get tickets and what time does it start?
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,673
Posted By Pete640
After just over 2 years my shorai 18xxx has given...

After just over 2 years my shorai 18xxx has given up the ghost on my 950 Adv. Don't know why it's just dead. No problems before I went away on holidays, but its cactus now.
Anyone know how to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-14-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,732
Posted By Pete640
Let the adv crew cloud fund it. I'm in for $20...

Let the adv crew cloud fund it. I'm in for $20 for a small supply of buttons, happy to pay upfront
New screen would be nice as well
Forum: Racing 03-13-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 733,140
Posted By Pete640
I wouldn't expect too many changes to the 450rr...

I wouldn't expect too many changes to the 450rr for the Husqvarna team as it's already a brilliant platform that's proven in both performance and reliability
Aside from the bikes what a great rider...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,053
Posted By Pete640
There's nothing wrong with the stock paper filter...

There's nothing wrong with the stock paper filter with the uni prefilter.
They're a bit of a pita to service but make plenty of HP.

IF there was a less restrictive pre filter that would be ideal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-11-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,689
Posted By Pete640
Would an MT09 motor be any reasonable proposition...

Would an MT09 motor be any reasonable proposition in an 660 Tenere frame?
I've ridden one and its a brilliant motor. Build that and you have your replacement.
Or just buy a 9X0 Adv!!!
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,244
Posted By Pete640
Hi J What are you riding - I thought I say your...

Hi J
What are you riding - I thought I say your 700 on the market?
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,243
Posted By Pete640
Rear beak What is this? Are you describing the...

Rear beak What is this? Are you describing the under seat tray?
Forum: Australia 03-06-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,243
Posted By Pete640
I'm not sure too many of us would put our...

I'm not sure too many of us would put our careers/futures on the line to teach the unteachable a little social justice.

Karma will sort him
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-05-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,850
Posted By Pete640
How about the diesels acting as a generator and...

How about the diesels acting as a generator and having 2 elec hub motors.
Negates the need for gearboxes, chains/drives, and a host of other stuff.
Smart management elecs will add traction...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,243
Posted By Pete640
Hi M I'm donating the headers so good there....

Hi M

I'm donating the headers so good there. I have a few other bits but won't be back in Aust for another week.
If Ollie can let us know what else he needs then maybe we can pool out spares to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-04-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,850
Posted By Pete640
WTF??? That looks very industrial and seriously...

WTF??? That looks very industrial and seriously interesting

Any details? Only 1 turbo?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Pete640
The oil tank, not the motor? Please correct me...

The oil tank, not the motor? Please correct me if I am incorrect but I have never seen an oil window on a dry sumped motor
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Pete640
950 carb boots fit on the 990 motors. No...

950 carb boots fit on the 990 motors. No problems, not an issue

As to the cooling system the only difference may be the alu outlet tube from the waterpump but you already have that on your 950....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Pete640
+1 on the 3.5 rim. I'm pretty sure the 908...

+1 on the 3.5 rim.

I'm pretty sure the 908 lists the 3.5 as well. Either way I find it a lot more comfortable on road as well as off
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,850
Posted By Pete640
There needs to be a dedicated diesel thread. ...

There needs to be a dedicated diesel thread.

Given that the world is getting smaller and distances between supply points is ever decreasing I can think of no better travel bike than a diesel as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-03-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Pete640
Solvents in WD40 have excellent grease cutting...

Solvents in WD40 have excellent grease cutting properties. I wouldn't use it on a chain as it also affects rubber and may negatively impact on the O or X rings depending on what you buy
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Pete640
It's just the timing wheel which you can take...

It's just the timing wheel which you can take from your 950, just remove the clutch basket and its a bolt out part. It even has a small indent so you cannot muck up the installation/timing. no need...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,216
Posted By Pete640
And a direct copy from the TT website with regard...

And a direct copy from the TT website with regard to their SS 2-1 headers (which look pretty good);

Over the past few years we have designed, tested and industrialized a wide range of accessories...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,216
Posted By Pete640
Hi Paul Do you have any dyno info with...

Hi Paul

Do you have any dyno info with regard to your system? I'm interested to know how it perform with regard any benefits in torque production and if so where in the rev range it occurs. Also...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,440
Posted By Pete640
They're genuine KTM parts with a few custom...

They're genuine KTM parts with a few custom brackets for the tank mountings. Nothing cheap in it when your at $7k+ for a kit without a skid plate or end can.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,094
Posted By Pete640
Call woodies/buc's and order whatever sized...

Call woodies/buc's and order whatever sized rim/spokes you want. They'll point you in the right direction
A wider rear rim isn't a bad thing for touring/predominately straight line riding as it...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,600
Posted By Pete640
Low km Gear sets are on euro fleabay all the time...

Low km Gear sets are on euro fleabay all the time if it annoys you too much, but at least you'll know first hand how it rides rather than going by the interrumor.

I've just finished rebounding my...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,600
Posted By Pete640
Are you swapping the gear sets between the two...

Are you swapping the gear sets between the two motors?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,216
Posted By Pete640
Christ. Your not making soap are you Tyler???

Christ. Your not making soap are you Tyler???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,216
Posted By Pete640
Why the change A???

Why the change A???
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 93,071
Posted By Pete640
That's exactly how mine is plumbed. The tanks...

That's exactly how mine is plumbed. The tanks can still balance and also be isolated. My rear tanks are also plumbed into the front line before the filter
I also leave a small length of hose on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,436
Posted By Pete640
From the stator side. The plug in the cover...

From the stator side. The plug in the cover comes off and you use a (12mm??) hex bit on a fixed driver (ratchets can - well ratchet) to prevent losing your deg mark
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,660
Posted By Pete640
Any update on the exhaust system? Are they...

Any update on the exhaust system?
Are they available and which exhaust can are you using?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,436
Posted By Pete640
I'll bet the cams aren't timed correctly!! ...

I'll bet the cams aren't timed correctly!!

Check the rear cyl at TDC (lock the eng correctly) remove/replace cams and bridges if required. Remove spark plugs prior to ease rotation

Remove eng...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,436
Posted By Pete640
Yes. Correct Provided the crank has cycled...

Yes. Correct

Provided the crank has cycled thru the 435 deg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,436
Posted By Pete640
Remove the valve covers and check the cam timing.

Remove the valve covers and check the cam timing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,169
Posted By Pete640
Who remembers the guy/pics of the 450rr fairings...

Who remembers the guy/pics of the 450rr fairings modified to fit onto the 9X0 advs? If so can you link or post them?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,169
Posted By Pete640
CF frame for what? Nav tower?

CF frame for what? Nav tower?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,169
Posted By Pete640
Just the adv

Just the adv
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 28,317
Posted By Pete640
The jury's still out for me on ceramic coating. I...

The jury's still out for me on ceramic coating. I had it done on a new rottweiler system (2-1) into an open acro from an SMT.
They still get very hot but not so much as before and I can still touch...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-21-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Pete640
Idle speed?

Idle speed?
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