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Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5,894
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Posted By Mezo
Sounds like your piston rings are worn, not a big...

Sounds like your piston rings are worn, not a big job as long as your bore is not scored (which it normally is). :evil

Does it smell rich? can you smell fuel? (or can your mates behind smell fuel)...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,369
Posted By Mezo
Just splice in before the thermo switch & up to...

Just splice in before the thermo switch & up to your bypass switch & then back down to the other side of the thermo switch, use a bit of twin 1.5mm.

And solder & heat shrink it, don't use them...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Those are non standard bolts & washers mate, cant...

Those are non standard bolts & washers mate, cant remember if the bolts goes right through to the casing or is screwed in to the barrel?

Mezo.



They are worth it Pawlie, well made & they...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,369
Posted By Mezo
Hey Greg, Which model do you have? 3YF? 4MY?...

Hey Greg,

Which model do you have? 3YF? 4MY? is the terminal on the sender unit round or flat? not the thermo switch the temp sender.

Does the thermo switch look like this Greg?
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 92,100
Posted By Mezo
I painted straight on Dan, no primer & mines been...

I painted straight on Dan, no primer & mines been run red hot a few times now & still perfect.

Mezo.
Forum: Australia 03-12-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,369
Posted By Mezo
Id be buying something like an Africa Twin & then...

Id be buying something like an Africa Twin & then bringing it back in to OZ as a private import, very rare in this country. :deal

If your out of OZ for more than twelve months & you have owned the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 92,100
Posted By Mezo
I used VHT gloss black engine enamel out of a...

I used VHT gloss black engine enamel out of a spray can.

http://www.wedgeconnection.com/media/01/a20791612cfee7bd2a9081_m.jpg

The alloy fins i left bare, they still look the same six months...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 136,643
Posted By Mezo
¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ Why not ??????? :evil Hola Vander...

¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ Why not ??????? :evil

Hola Vander ¿qué tal?


Just go to Google Jiff & copy n paste it.


Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Hi Dan, Have a read of Ron`s build on his...

Hi Dan,

Have a read of Ron`s build on his DR650, he did an fantastic job of building his own pannier racks, here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=534007&page=4).

Worth reading...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 136,643
Posted By Mezo
Phaaaaa,,, :oscar I never noticed that until...

Phaaaaa,,, :oscar

I never noticed that until then. :lol3

Watch it he`ll eat your liver washed down with a nice glass of chianti "Sssttt tttt tttt" :evil


Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5,894
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Posted By Mezo
Don`t forget the 55W & 1VJ Ed....

Don`t forget the 55W & 1VJ Ed. :evil:evil:evil:evil:rofl


Yamaha Northern America`s biggest mistake to date. :deal

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Me like them to Patrick, that`s going to well...

Me like them to Patrick, that`s going to well loud :ear

What did you nick those off again?

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 136,643
Posted By Mezo
That`s Teneriffic Geoff. :lol3 That`s a...

That`s Teneriffic Geoff. :lol3

That`s a hard way of getting your engine in mate, you will need a hand doing it that way for sure (ask Dan) curse curse.

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 136,643
Posted By Mezo
You can have the tea & ill take the crumpet Dan....

You can have the tea & ill take the crumpet Dan. :evil

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 136,643
Posted By Mezo
Don`t worry we will get them back ive just voted...

Don`t worry we will get them back ive just voted it up, and everyone reading this go & help Jif get his stars back. :evil

So where was we?

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 136,643
Posted By Mezo
About bloody time. :clap Hey i got a good...

About bloody time. :clap

Hey i got a good anagram for you Geoff. :D

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 92,100
Posted By Mezo
Whoaa tiger, screeech (air brakes on) you have to...

Whoaa tiger, screeech (air brakes on) you have to have that cult front guard on there Dan or its just not the real thing. :deal

That useless flappy front guard with its riveted on wings it what...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 92,100
Posted By Mezo
I did have a real good hunt for a rear rack Dan,...

I did have a real good hunt for a rear rack Dan, couldn't find anything? you may have to buy a new "mudguard" as secondhand are hard to find.

The rest should be easy to find though, and you so...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Hey Pawlie, i never came back to your question as...

Hey Pawlie, i never came back to your question as im unsure & didn't want to give the wrong advice to you.

The picture you posted, i think that`s a generic picture & not an exact picture of what...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
If you follow the link...

If you follow the link (http://www.tenere.at/Tenere_Osterreich/Bilder/Seiten/Raid_de_Himalaya_2010_Rallye_Himalaya.html) A-Wind posted there are a stack of pics...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2011, 12:52 AM
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Views: 157,457
Posted By Mezo
Ooh can i have your autograph Mr Hollywood. :lol3...

Ooh can i have your autograph Mr Hollywood. :lol3

When you come on screen down here im going to lob half empty drinks & melting ice cream at the screen & go "Booo, hiss, get him off" :evil
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
I didn't miss it, i could see all the modern...

I didn't miss it, i could see all the modern bikes there. :evil

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 92,100
Posted By Mezo
It looks like that kids game "Buckaroo" Dan....

It looks like that kids game "Buckaroo" Dan. :lol3

http://www.giftmonger.com/acatalog/retrogames_buckaroo2.jpg

Im guilty of the same thing as well, i just wanted to hang as many bits on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 157,457
Posted By Mezo
Nice one Daz, so now where are you getting all...

Nice one Daz, so now where are you getting all your money then? i think that`s what you asked me a while ago. :D

Thank jeebus your getting new cans, them standard cans look so wank eh. :deal
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5,894
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Posted By Mezo
Well both exhausts are the same color & both...

Well both exhausts are the same color & both inlets are the same as well, don't seem to be any oil around them so i suspect your oil stem seals are OK.

How does the bore look? XT`s tend to score...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Errrm, nice bike mate but your slightly over on...

Errrm, nice bike mate but your slightly over on yer cubic capacity im afraid.

Its called the XT600 thread because we've all got XT600`s :deal

Try the Tenere owners thread here...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
If you have a valve spring compressor it will...

If you have a valve spring compressor it will take an hour to pop them out & see how your seats look, and also a chance to see how your bore and rings look.

Its all good fun messing with engines...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Well its a day`s work to find out if its the top...

Well its a day`s work to find out if its the top end, but i suspect its the big end personally from the sound.

Its defiantly a main bearing failure, to see if its the small end you will need to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Hey Patrick, Geoff did the same thing (had his...

Hey Patrick, Geoff did the same thing (had his made in a custom colour) ive sent you a PM with the link to the PDF, there are no side panel graphic templates around though, i had to pay a guy to make...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 92,100
Posted By Mezo
Sexy. :evil

Sexy. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
The legendary 34L Ténéré is still competitive...

The legendary 34L Ténéré is still competitive after nearly 30 years service. :clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Obvious question, it has plenty of oil right? ...

Obvious question, it has plenty of oil right?

How does it sound when you bring the RPM up slightly? (révolutions par minute augmentation).

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Hard to tell from this end, do you have a...

Hard to tell from this end, do you have a stethoscope handy? or try this method.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ttYBeZtXmBU/THaLk1_v-QI/AAAAAAAAAhI/yYNPKdBU1yE/s1600/broom.jpg

Any bit of wood will...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,894
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Posted By Mezo
Wow !! :eek1 1 of only 45 ever made, and...

Wow !! :eek1

1 of only 45 ever made, and made by the Sonauto factory team as well. :eek1

Want to sell it? :lol3

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
Bonjour Fabien je m’appelle Mark (mezo) :wave ...

Bonjour Fabien je m’appelle Mark (mezo) :wave

Very nice indeed, where did you buy that auxiliary tank from?

Mezo.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
You can buy a whole set from an Italian guy here...

You can buy a whole set from an Italian guy here (http://www.olimpiaparts.it/index.php?cPath=37_101&osCsid=b8caa690d44f3d48c314e862dc63baf3), or there is this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
That sounds like you will be taking your engine...

That sounds like you will be taking your engine apart soon. :cry

<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/-TL1l3FhVh8" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 56,589
Posted By Mezo
You can buy the stuff on ebay here...

You can buy the stuff on ebay here (http://cars.shop.ebay.com.au/Car-Truck-Parts-/6030/i.html?_nkw=vinyl+wrap&_catref=1&_fln=1&_trksid=p3286.c0.m282), but the car forums warns of buying the cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5,894
Views: 1,267,413
Posted By Mezo
For that type of info Patrick Google "XT600...

For that type of info Patrick Google "XT600 motard camshaft" its mainly them guys who trick there motors, Adventure riders tend to want reliability from there bikes.

Here`s...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 56,589
Posted By Mezo
Crikey that came up real nice eh. :nod Mezo.

Crikey that came up real nice eh. :nod

Mezo.
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