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Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,642
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Posted By eldavo
Did you use choke for the starts, swap to larger...

Did you use choke for the starts, swap to larger pilot jet and a step on the needle might be next port of call.
For the NJ-Brett sand whoops of 4-5 feet, prescribe one ATV tyre on rear. Get well...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 83,618
Posted By eldavo
I just google image searched TW200 clutch spring...

I just google image searched TW200 clutch spring and found the page that has a pic. http://www.tw200forum.com/forums/47657/ShowPost.aspx...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 88,515
Posted By eldavo
Forget the Fat Cat or Big Wheel now, the TWs with...

Forget the Fat Cat or Big Wheel now, the TWs with ATV (front) on the rear are in a different world.
http://tw200forum.com/index.php?/topic/266-atv-tires-everything-you-need-to-know/
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
Do you have to pull your wallet out every time...

Do you have to pull your wallet out every time you get on a KTM? :rofl
TW looks good, scenery great, what more could you want? :)
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
I've posted it on the old forum, but I've run...

I've posted it on the old forum, but I've run down to 5psi on fellow Tdubber Ben's digital gauge, while my crummy $2 analog one didn't read any pressure at all =D
He was confident with it, I wasn't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,011
Posted By eldavo
Anyone here have a late model DT175? Not the...

Anyone here have a late model DT175?
Not the vintage twin shock.
edit: I found Jaqhammer who was the one I remember with it, his ride report on DT175 and a Supersherpa here:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
"It works great" might mean it bolts up and fits....

"It works great" might mean it bolts up and fits.
Whether it effectively lowers your engine temps for you while running at low speed under load on the farm, on an air cooled engine it depends on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
Solomariah, it showed up for me, here's the link:...

Solomariah, it showed up for me, here's the link:
http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/3995/cimg4882.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,642
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Posted By eldavo
I guess I'm a sucker for au naturel, that looks...

I guess I'm a sucker for au naturel, that looks great WN, the nice header pipe and white/black all look good. Now we need to see the dirty pics :evil

PS: you need some fuel ;)
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,642
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Posted By eldavo
They seem to be a cold blooded beast anyway, with...

They seem to be a cold blooded beast anyway, with a definite distinction between cold "I don't want to play" and operating temp "throw anything at me".
Some people choose to have a richer idle...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8,988
Views: 642,465
Posted By eldavo
There were half a dozen of us there last weekend...

There were half a dozen of us there last weekend with a Range Rover bringing up the rear.
I wouldn't recommend the Mundaring to Mt. Observation direction if it is your first offroad experience, the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
Your TWankenstein never fails to inspire Gerry =D...

Your TWankenstein never fails to inspire Gerry =D
Are you thinking of the Bighorn rear to go with the 6006 front?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
Not joking, but check out shields for scooters,...

Not joking, but check out shields for scooters, especially what the average European gets around on. They take weather sheltered legs in standard fairing design, then step it up with serious...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
have you tried it?

have you tried it?
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
Fantastic news! Very happy they managed a 4...

Fantastic news!
Very happy they managed a 4 gallon tank.
Now who wants a 4gal XT350 tank and seat combo (http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b7/tillis/TW/mods/P1110073-x.jpg)for the TW :cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
I think ParadoxPete may be at high elevation,...

I think ParadoxPete may be at high elevation, there are a couple people that report abnormally terrible running, usually elevation poor tune.
The TW has a rock crawler first gear compared to many...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,011
Posted By eldavo
Keep up the updates JD, so many good posts here!

Keep up the updates JD, so many good posts here!
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,171,693
Posted By eldavo
I just found this thread thanks to the fuel tank...

I just found this thread thanks to the fuel tank post on the TW forum.
I'm subscribed now, and here's a heads up to any non-forum members, I'm still caretaking the TW Wiki, if you have any...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,622
Posted By eldavo
Where can I buy Seafoam (and other USA products) in Aus?

Only USA/Canada here...
http://www.seafoamsales.com/where-can-i-buy-sea-foam-products.html

Any ex-USA folks downunder have an equivalent "she'll be right" version product they've found here?

...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,516
Posted By eldavo
I looked at this today, but think I'll get a WA...

I looked at this today, but think I'll get a WA version with WA 4WD info for now, leave a national ones as a going away pressie if making the Border Run or OCR.

Retiring with this book as your top...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8,988
Views: 642,465
Posted By eldavo
Not recommended for uncommitted newbies without...

Not recommended for uncommitted newbies without some degree of delusional confidence.
I went down it one hot afternoon solo (with none of above) engine off heat pre-ignition in cylinder, vacuum...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,517
Posted By eldavo
Hope you like my traveling partner as a...

Hope you like my traveling partner as a consolation :)

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b7/tillis/TW/081115-Pines/th_P1070252.jpg...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,517
Posted By eldavo
Dave, if I said no because your text was white on...

Dave, if I said no because your text was white on grey background, will it hurt? :D

My confusion was about the location.
I got the idea way back at the start of this thread that it was close to...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,517
Posted By eldavo
Are you referring to the previous 2010 OCR...

Are you referring to the previous 2010 OCR location of Border Village? That makes sense because it was closer. But it's moved on to Wanaaring now so it's about equidistant for the major east coast...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,961,125
Posted By eldavo
DR650 high compression piston, heavier fork springs

I have a couple new aftermarket DR bits for sale in the OZ/Kiwi fleamarket:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12104409&postcount=242

- JE standard bore high compression piston
-...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,517
Posted By eldavo
I saw that, but also saw Wandering, and a whole...

I saw that, but also saw Wandering, and a whole lot of other banter not sure what is what, was looking for something like "2010 OCR is now at Wanaaring, not Border Village a week from the Border Run...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 129,517
Posted By eldavo
I've just scanned back 3 pages and to thread...

I've just scanned back 3 pages and to thread merge, can someone post what the OCR location is as at 8-Feb-2010, just in this universe, not the parallel one.
Forum: Australia 11-05-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,961,125
Posted By eldavo
I doubt it was overfilled then, I'd bet 99% they...

I doubt it was overfilled then, I'd bet 99% they oiled the air filter and not squeezed it out enough.
If you check the oil level after switching the engine off before it has all drained to the...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,961,125
Posted By eldavo
The standard foam air filter service by...

The standard foam air filter service by manufacturers (I've come across, Kawa/Yama/Zuki) is to use engine oil. If they "did it by the book" the excess has just drained from the filter, and the drain...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8,988
Views: 642,465
Posted By eldavo
I'm packed and ready to go, but don't know if...

I'm packed and ready to go, but don't know if I'll manage to wake up at 6am to make it out there from the city smoke.

If I don't make it in time, I'll try the north coastal bits starting later in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,011
Posted By eldavo
Solo Adventuring

Solo Adventuring
“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready, and it may be a long time before they get off.”
- Henry David Thoreau...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 102,143
Views: 19,965,745
Posted By eldavo
This is great news for all the existing owners...

This is great news for all the existing owners who want to sell their collector's item :)
Forum: Australia 10-10-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8,988
Views: 642,465
Posted By eldavo
OK I haven't heard back from Ben yet, so this is...

OK I haven't heard back from Ben yet, so this is my suggestion:
- Meet 8:30am at Shell Wanneroo (964 Wanneroo Rd), wait for confirmed attendees.
- Ride to Wilbinga picnic stop...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8,988
Views: 642,465
Posted By eldavo
Well it's been a while...

I don't think I've been on a trail ride this year. So here it goes:
Sunday 11-Oct-09 "Smell the Dandylions" Trail Ride
Tomorrow I will be deciding details of a ride either to
- Moore River...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,961,125
Posted By eldavo
Unless you donate your 690 to him it's not really...

Unless you donate your 690 to him it's not really going to help him decide his DR fuel requirement ;)
Forum: Australia 10-02-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,961,125
Posted By eldavo
This solo Canning Stock Route trip in 2006 by...

This solo Canning Stock Route trip in 2006 by Centrelink on a DR650 I always refer to for details like this. He said the longest distance without fuel was 700km and was filling from a drum dropoff...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 1,961,125
Posted By eldavo
What was wrong with it? I can't find a pre-1980...

What was wrong with it? I can't find a pre-1980 P.O.S. for the Albany Vintage MC Hillclimb for that price, let alone one 22years younger.
I rode my DR for the first time in yonks today, the speedo...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By eldavo
Hard luck story

I hope Nick has better luck than this poor guy.

http://www.woj.com.au/2007/11/21/leszek-wereszka-memorial-ride-december-8th/

I came across it after searching for the details (rather than...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,011
Posted By eldavo
Yeah I'm just a layman observer. I read one...

Yeah I'm just a layman observer. I read one review of tyre tread design with interview of a tyre technician from a major manufacturer, that often the tread patterns are to do with marketing...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,011
Posted By eldavo
heh, yeah I just looked at my DR's front...

heh, yeah I just looked at my DR's front trailwing and its the same. Used to seeing front road treads take water back then out the side, so it looked odd. Doesn't apply to the dirt though :)
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