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Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By mendydrz
You could put a plastic bag over your sock before...

You could put a plastic bag over your sock before slipping the boot on
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By mendydrz
Hi Paul, When you say your bike died, did...

Hi Paul,

When you say your bike died, did the speedo and tach go crazy with the bike backfire/ splutter then die?
Only asking as I'm pretty sure my reg/rec is toast
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-16-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 623,228
Posted By mendydrz
Ktm950 regulator rectifier

I need a working regulator rectifier for my 2003 ktm950s adv.
Mine is toast
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 15,655
Posted By mendydrz
I am not racing this year unfortunately Brad :cry...

I am not racing this year unfortunately Brad :cry Not even heading out to watch. Had all my ducks lined up. Made a nav tower got the licence sorted, teed up a pit crew and my old mans caravan, cash...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By mendydrz
Just head into jaycar they will have one with a...

Just head into jaycar they will have one with a cover for about $10.
Relay it off the horn so it turns on and off with the ignition and fuse it at the battery end.
This is how mine looked before...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
First thing I checked out. All seems fine to me....

First thing I checked out. All seems fine to me. I'll look at it 3 weeks time.
More annoyed than anything.
flying to albury tomorrow morning which means no checking out Vic high country on the...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
Bikes not starting

Bike died on the hume hay this morning.
It was making a high pitched beeeeeep noise at mittagong burnings

Back fired a bit and speedo went haywire.
Hasn't cranked since

I've checked fuses...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,333
Posted By mendydrz
Looks like it's more of a mx tyre to me. Probly...

Looks like it's more of a mx tyre to me. Probly wouldn't go the distance
606s are a good not to expensive tyre and easily found.

Pirelli rally cross mt21 are a good alternative with good...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 15,655
Posted By mendydrz
Take it for a few test runs to see how much it...

Take it for a few test runs to see how much it vibrates and the view while standing up.

I'm in the process of rejigging mine for this reason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By mendydrz
Sweet Only reason I want these over standard...

Sweet
Only reason I want these over standard is to fit a magnet for the ico sensor in one of the rivet holes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By mendydrz
SE rotors fit an 03 ADV

I Need new rotors on the front and wondering if the rotor from an SE will fit my 03 ADV.
Looking at these
http://metalgear.com.au/mgear-brake-disc-front-silver-centre-p-11081.html
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
Haven't got to the tap part yet. As accessibility...

Haven't got to the tap part yet. As accessibility is a pain
I may just make up a alloy sleeve that slides over 2/3 of the cooler to restrict air flow on cooler days.
And secure it with Bolt and r...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,841
Posted By mendydrz
I'm on my second one 1st one took a very heavy...

I'm on my second one
1st one took a very heavy impact on a high side, so it's pretty sturdy.
Wind noise is a killer, so I run some decent ear plugs.
I've got a tinted visor on mine, still wear...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
Remove the headlight and that mesh grill piece. ...

Remove the headlight and that mesh grill piece.
I made a duplicate horn bracket from alloy and fitted mine there and relocated the horn...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 20,121
Posted By mendydrz
Started test fitting a roadbook

Got all my brackets made up during work time.
Md roadbook and ico came in the mail today
Started to test fit
Clears the stock screen
Just need some 12mm rod so I can take the drill bit extension...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 514,461
Posted By mendydrz
I started working on one for my 950 to mount to...

I started working on one for my 950 to mount to the stock bracket to replace the speedo/tach
It's a work in progress
I've got a 10mm alloy plate shaped to the standard piece, with a 4mm U shaped...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 15,655
Posted By mendydrz
Tyre combo

Looking at tyres to run in this years condo on the 950

Was thinking a Dunlop 908 rear and 606 front, seems to be a common combo from what I'm reading
Or a set Pirelli scorpion pro fim
...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 15,655
Posted By mendydrz
Rally raid uk sell a 12mm handle bar crossbar 29...

Rally raid uk sell a 12mm handle bar crossbar 29 pound
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,459
Posted By mendydrz
I went through there 2 weeks ago and it was...

I went through there 2 weeks ago and it was pretty stuffed with big pot holes and water channels.
Went home via goulburn
Can't be good for the few people that live along it and the nudie park
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
It can get pretty darn hot. 120-130c, hotter if...

It can get pretty darn hot. 120-130c, hotter if lots of hard slogging
keeping oil temps around the 90-100 mark is why I want to fit a cooler
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,476,478
Posted By mendydrz
You are correct I once was a noob. I'm not saying...

You are correct I once was a noob. I'm not saying that long term users are more trust worthy to sell/buy things, Im getting at the sneaky bloke trying to sell an interstate stolen bike and the likes
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,476,478
Posted By mendydrz
Noobs selling stuff

Just throwing it out there, but I've noticed recently several 1st time posters are banging out ads in the for sale, which I hate. Not even a 'hi I'm Joe blogs I ride a stinky kdx here's a picture'...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 15,655
Posted By mendydrz
Anyone know if the roadbook scroll will be...

Anyone know if the roadbook scroll will be running CAP heading this year?
Or Will it only show point to point distance
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19,555
Views: 8,228,513
Posted By mendydrz
Here's my newly acquired 950s. Took me about...

Here's my newly acquired 950s.
Took me about an hour to get used to riding it on tight dirt.
Found it a lot easier standing up
...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 15,655
Posted By mendydrz
I'm keen to head out and watch this again, but...

I'm keen to head out and watch this again, but twice as keen to give it a crack!
Anyone selling a roadbook and ico?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 37,467
Posted By mendydrz
Here I was thinking I could weld ally! Very...

Here I was thinking I could weld ally!
Very tidy project
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By mendydrz
Alarms and immobilisers

Wanting to get an alarm/immobiliser fitted up
Did a Google search and brought up a few different brands
Anyone used an Autowatch 500rli system?

Or can recommend any other quality product.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
100000 there abouts. I'm not saying I have oil...

100000 there abouts.
I'm not saying I have oil pressure dramas but keeping oil temps around 95-100c ads to a healthy motor.
Hence why I run engine oil, transmission and diff oil coolers in my...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
Do people realise a bike overheating via radiator...

Do people realise a bike overheating via radiator is completely different to oil temperature?
My falcon would get to 120c in Sydney traffic and that was 5.5L of engine oil. Once it got that hot the...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,967
Posted By mendydrz
I've been away camping and riding with the kids...

I've been away camping and riding with the kids since Friday Arvo and just caught up on the remaining stages.
Happy Coma won, extremely happy TP finished on a podium for his first crack at it. Well...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
I already have an unused small oil cooler from a...

I already have an unused small oil cooler from a previous project that's why. And by small it's a 6row so its about 3rd of an ipad in size
Going to fit up my temp sender and gauge to see what sort...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,967
Posted By mendydrz
Stage disrupted due to salt water corroding all...

Stage disrupted due to salt water corroding all the media kit!
One could only hope
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,967
Posted By mendydrz
Something about bad weather halted the stage

Something about bad weather halted the stage
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
I wont be doing anything other than an oil...

I wont be doing anything other than an oil cooler. I'm going to sell my other boat to get a 450exc to race it
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
Arse ain't what it once was. First ride in...

Arse ain't what it once was.
First ride in 6months and a 7hour one, stopping for fuel and a pie at Raymond Terrace.
More seat time is needed
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 337,907
Posted By mendydrz
Orange pig

Just got home from Armidale picking up the orange pig.
Good ride back. Seat needs to be taller and more anus friendly!

Obligatory photo!
...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,967
Posted By mendydrz
TP with another good stage He could snare a...

TP with another good stage
He could snare a podium
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,112
Posted By mendydrz
How about a pair of seal skins waterproof socks....

How about a pair of seal skins waterproof socks. About $60

That way it doesn't matter what shoes or boots your wearing your feet stay warm and dry. I run them with a pair of sports socks...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By mendydrz
Socks every 3 days and jocks? Who needs them ...

Socks every 3 days and jocks? Who needs them

It usually cost a couple of dollars to wash and dry your stuff at a caravan park laundry.
To me, I can't justify the price.
Plus if your that far...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,967
Posted By mendydrz
Just saw the video on the dakar page. Had him...

Just saw the video on the dakar page.
Had him trying to fire up the motor but was just cranking away.

Hopefully they repair it or change the motor, take a penalty and finish the race
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