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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Damian_74
Are you sure that you are talking about the F650...

Are you sure that you are talking about the F650 Twin Spark rather than the later F650 Twin Cylinder - they are very different bikes with what appears to be very different seats?
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 261,215
Posted By Damian_74
Bought the socks last year - very nice even at...

Bought the socks last year - very nice even at the end of a long day!

BUT - make sure they don't end up in the clothes dryer as some kind person did to me at work - The Mrs now has plenty of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Now that is a nice looking seat - like the...

Now that is a nice looking seat - like the leather cover.

Rude question - what did Renazco charge for the seat and what was the waiting time?
I had him quote some time ago and was taken back by...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 513,532
Posted By Damian_74
bike lift $89

http://catalogue.supercheapauto.com.au/catalogue/spoil-your-car-with-super-savings/522om6w56.html?pid=promotedCatalogue#pageNo=8 .
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Seat Time

Did a deal with Aquatic and ended up with a set of his foot peg mounts - NICE bit if kit!

BUT - as many of you will know the OEM low seat on the F650's is less than comfortable, especially in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
You must have a heavy thumb! :rofl ...

You must have a heavy thumb! :rofl


Original Post for DRZ400 switch (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23419842&postcount=12615)
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
IF you could find a 50x25x4 mm seal, yes it would...

IF you could find a 50x25x4 mm seal, yes it would go straight in!

I had enough trouble finding the 50x25x8.

Have a look around for a machinist that has a large swing lathe - should be able to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Someone please correct me if I am wrong but I am...

Someone please correct me if I am wrong but I am sure that the Fundro and Aprilia rear hubs are different to the post 2000 F650 GS.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Here is another option for you if you have the...

Here is another option for you if you have the machinery - keeps all the standard spacers etc.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21296211&postcount=10545



Found a few on ebay

...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 513,532
Posted By Damian_74
He has a web site! ...

He has a web site!


http://calkovskyvintagemx.com/
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Found these...

Found these (http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Rubber-grips-for-handlebar-heating-BMW-F650GS-F650ST-650CS-esy-intallation-/331128146206?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item4d18c6891e) on ebay a while ago - come...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
There is a couple on ebay across the ditch from...

There is a couple on ebay across the ditch from you.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
FOSTERS!!!!!!!!!!!! No one in Australia...

FOSTERS!!!!!!!!!!!!

No one in Australia drinks that - we just send that bilge water over seas!:D:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,304
Views: 782,540
Posted By Damian_74
OK - 10 deg then - it was a while...

OK - 10 deg then - it was a while ago.............:lol3

PS: I am going to blame the forgetfulness to lack of sleep - 10 day old daughter will do that!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5,304
Views: 782,540
Posted By Damian_74
http://i848.photobucket.com/albums/ab43/themightyp...

http://i848.photobucket.com/albums/ab43/themightypugs/P1010309.jpg (http://s848.photobucket.com/user/themightypugs/media/P1010309.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,561
Posted By Damian_74
We all just have to put on our best South African...

We all just have to put on our best South African accent when we say RATTLE!

.....Rat..Taaaaal....
:hide
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,201,932
Posted By Damian_74
I've run gaiters and radiator guards on my 05...

I've run gaiters and radiator guards on my 05 Dakar since new.
Never had any overheating problems in stop/start traffic or 1st gear slow single trail, even in some fairly extreme Australian heat.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Not any more! Got home this...

Not any more!

Got home this morning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Grumpy, who are you calling F#$*ing grumpy - it...

Grumpy, who are you calling F#$*ing grumpy - it is week 9 on here and no sign of a relief 1st Engineer!:baldy Maybe next week:tough

I am just thinking of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
It was put on a bike that I was selling so I...

It was put on a bike that I was selling so I can't report report long term service but had DRZ's for years and those switches gave very little trouble, certainly less than the BMW's.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
I also have an OHLINS. Have seen a few photos in...

I also have an OHLINS. Have seen a few photos in the last of the lower fork and the spring seat failing.

I also heard about quite a few upper rubber bushes failing - did you have the part number...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
For all your cheap bastards out there (me...

For all your cheap bastards out there (me included) who don’t want to buy a new left combination switch here is an option.

The left combination switch was completely destroyed including the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
OEM shock or other? I have heard of a few...

OEM shock or other?

I have heard of a few OHLINS breaking their mounts and I did bend the OEM bolt before replacing it with a shanked high tensile.

More details please.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,201,932
Posted By Damian_74
On my 05 Dakar in initially had a 1" Kouba link...

On my 05 Dakar in initially had a 1" Kouba link with a TT Dakar centre stand. It was back braking trying get it on the stand

Later I lowered the suspension internally (custom WILBERS shock) about...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Herregud Thomas!

Herregud Thomas!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,201,932
Posted By Damian_74
I had posted this some time ago in the 650 Dakar...

I had posted this some time ago in the 650 Dakar Thread - if anyone has access to a lathe this is option.


For all you Cheap Bastards!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
I've been in Singapore since September - even...

I've been in Singapore since September - even hotter up here!

And that is before I go down into the ships engine room!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Gravel Seeker is from Norway - it is always...

Gravel Seeker is from Norway - it is always winter!:lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,320
Posted By Damian_74
Finally finished off the Single Seat Conversion. ...

Finally finished off the Single Seat Conversion.

http://i848.photobucket.com/albums/ab43/themightypugs/IMG_9059_zpsf5c5d102.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Interesting - More by chance than good management...

Interesting - More by chance than good management the micro relay must have been enough resistance. I didn't have the fault code up when I checked it with the GS911.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Coolant Relay When I was testing the LED set...

Coolant Relay

When I was testing the LED set up, the coolant high temperature light always seemed to have a slight glow.
My thoughts on this was that there is a slight earth or continuity in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Make sure that you have a good read of the wiring...

Make sure that you have a good read of the wiring diagrams - watch the polarity of the LED's! Some of the indicator lights are earthed in the dash and some pick up their power feed.

I did make...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
Had the same sort of problem a while ago. ...

Had the same sort of problem a while ago.

Rewired a 2005 Dakar with a 2005 GS harness. ABS worked fine, did all it was suppose to do but couldn't get the dam ABS light to turn off.

Changed a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
hmm, you got me again! Just looked up the...

hmm, you got me again!

Just looked up the bearing numbers - it must be the pre 2000 ish CCM's that have the 17mm axle. That was almost an expensive mistake!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
There are a few sets on eBay UK at the moment. ...

There are a few sets on eBay UK at the moment. Might be worth a look?


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CCM-644-FORKS-SUSPENSION-/400709094113?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item5d4c1f8ae1
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,304
Views: 782,540
Posted By Damian_74
Do I have to recycle the Wiener dog song?:D ...

Do I have to recycle the Wiener dog song?:D





Yeah - of course I do!:rofl:rofl

http://dachshundfanclub.com/honey-badger/
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
My wheel builder (http://asw.com.au/) said the...

My wheel builder (http://asw.com.au/) said the same thing about galvanised spokes but as I had gone up a few gauge sizes I still chose the S/S.

I am lazy when it comes to cleaning and there is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 2,095,737
Posted By Damian_74
I have used a 21x1.85 on the front and a 18x2.5...

I have used a 21x1.85 on the front and a 18x2.5 on the rear - sorry can't give you part numbers as I am sitting in Singapore anchorage at the moment!

I would have thought that the 18x2.15 would...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,201,932
Posted By Damian_74
Was that a former Olympic swim star?:evil

Was that a former Olympic swim star?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8,618
Views: 1,201,932
Posted By Damian_74
Just had a look on Max BMW's and put the part...

Just had a look on Max BMW's and put the part numbers through RealOEM - besides the colour - it is the same swing arm - can of rattle can black might save you $$$$
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