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Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 49,726
Posted By Chill
What's the baby Tenere? Is it the mt-07 engine...

What's the baby Tenere? Is it the mt-07 engine (700 twin) in a smaller version of the Super Tenere? I heard this a while back but is it confirmed now? Also the Africa Twin is rumoured to make a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 49,726
Posted By Chill
Triumph Tiger XC 800 vs BMW F800 GS vs Yamaha...

Triumph Tiger XC 800 vs BMW F800 GS vs Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré test here (http://www.roadrider.com.au/bike-reviews/hardcore-adventurers)
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Just put the standard ones back on. Standard...

Just put the standard ones back on.

Standard blinkers - big orange refractive lens visible from all angles day and night.

LED blinkers - clear shiny outer cases meaning that in daylight the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Sounds like the perfect tire, good off road and...

Sounds like the perfect tire, good off road and lasts forever on the road. Not sure that exists, it will always be a compromise. I've got a pair of Shinko 705's on at the moment and they're more...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I think they are yes, the two "vertical" bolts...

I think they are yes, the two "vertical" bolts at the top of the pic on either side of the engine mount bolt. I looked at mine this morning and they seem to have some sort of washer under them which...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I still have to fix this leak at some point....

I still have to fix this leak at some point. Photo courtesy of ER70S-2


Then I read.....



So is that the same area or are as this or are the long bolts on the other side by the cam bore...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I don't think you do. I also have to do this job...

I don't think you do. I also have to do this job myself soon and wondered about how to break the seal. I googled it and it just says to remove the bolts in the right order and then pop the cover up....
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Use tiny, tiny tiny adjustments or even better,...

Use tiny, tiny tiny adjustments or even better, keep the horn button pushed and just try pressure on the screw in each direction without actually turning it. It's very easy to get those horns to a...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 1,862,481
Posted By Chill
When I've done bicycle wheels in the past I found...

When I've done bicycle wheels in the past I found it helped between truing checks to remove the wheel, place it on something to support the hub and apply weight to the rim on opposing sides of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 297,476
Posted By Chill
Looking west somewhere in the D'Aguilar National...

Looking west somewhere in the D'Aguilar National Park Queensland
http://i1118.photobucket.com/albums/k602/JasonWinter/DSC_1512_zpsc7dfd15d.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Come to think of it, I never had any problem...

Come to think of it, I never had any problem removing the original bolts when I swapped the wheels over on a 4 year old bike. I put the discs back on the new wheels with new bolts with the pre...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I feel your pain, are you heating the bolt or the...

I feel your pain, are you heating the bolt or the hub? The hub is alloy so i think you need to heat the hub. If you heat the bolt it will just expand and be even tighter.

I tried that and just...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 1,862,481
Posted By Chill
Mine did this once after I'd done some work on...

Mine did this once after I'd done some work on it. Presumably to do the valves you had the tank off which means the seat was off and therefore the side panels also. Have a look at the battery...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Looks like a wolf spider to me.

Looks like a wolf spider to me.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Thanks for all the blue loctite info, I have a...

Thanks for all the blue loctite info, I have a sneaking suspicion that I *might* have put even more blue on to the already pre applied bolts. Even though they'd only been in there six months it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I've got a couple of DID 525VX master links in my...

I've got a couple of DID 525VX master links in my toolbox. The rivet type and the clip type, I ordered them with a new chain not realising that chain came with them. If it's the clip you want and the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Well, I must be the exception to that theory then...

Well, I must be the exception to that theory then if the dramas I had removing the disc rotors off my wheels a few weeks ago is anything to go by. Seriously, what are those rotor bolts made out of?...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
That makes sense, thanks.

That makes sense, thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Spark plugs?

There was a link to some info about spark plugs recently and how the whole hotter plug thing worked but I can;t find it now. I have the standard plug type fitted, a CR10E. The 1 step hotter plug is a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I have a Clarke tank. I like it. Fits with the...

I have a Clarke tank. I like it. Fits with the standard seat and has a bit of extra range like you say. My rides are getting longer and longer though so I'm at the point where I'm starting to have to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Standard = 0.7mm-0.8mm (0.028-0.031in)

Standard = 0.7mm-0.8mm (0.028-0.031in)
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 1,862,481
Posted By Chill
Price reductions for Suzuki brake pads. ...

Price reductions for Suzuki brake pads.

http://www.bikesales.com.au/content/riding-advice/price-reductions-for-suzuki-brake-pads-43050
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
It's bent. The two horizontal legs should be...

It's bent. The two horizontal legs should be straight. It's designed to be crashed on so I don't think it will bend back easily by hand. Loosening the bolts won't help, it hasn't slipped in place,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Apparently Suzuki have knocked 33% off brake pad...

Apparently Suzuki have knocked 33% off brake pad prices recently maybe because they weren't selling many. Not sure if that's just in Australia or worldwide. I saw the announcement on bikesales.com.au...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Yes, louder but not in a good way. It just sounds...

Yes, louder but not in a good way. It just sounds echo-ey and high pitched tinney sort of sound. Feels down on power too until it was repacked.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Got the brakes sorted now. Warp9 discs are...

Got the brakes sorted now. Warp9 discs are beautifully made as you'd expect. I didn't get an explanation about the size, it's stamped 280mm so I assume it was just a manufacturing error. Anyway,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I repacked my FMF recently. Pretty simple, I used...

I repacked my FMF recently. Pretty simple, I used the Procycle universal repack kit. Take the spark arrester tea strainer thing out. Undo the four small bolts and it pulls apart. It's put together...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 1,862,481
Posted By Chill
Did you take the rear shock out for this pic or...

Did you take the rear shock out for this pic or just get Santa Clause to sit on your bike? Awesome workmanship though, I especially like the piano hinge. *classy*

What rear rotor is that?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Can't say I've noticed any difference in rolling...

Can't say I've noticed any difference in rolling resistance on flat/straight roads. The DR is 21" as standard, motard is 17". This is 19", a nice compromise between the two, and with the wider rear...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I like my 19" front. I wouldn't say I'm...

I like my 19" front. I wouldn't say I'm particularly fast on or off road, I've run it with knobbly tires and with more "adventure" type road tires. It feels a lot nicer ON the road, I can't say I've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Have you looked at the ignition? As in the actual...

Have you looked at the ignition? As in the actual bit that the key goes into, the barrel? I had an intermittent cutting out problem with an old VW Golf and it was one of the wires that went to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Sorry to hear about your bike man, at least you...

Sorry to hear about your bike man, at least you got it back though. I doubt the forks are bent. I've highsided mine at speed before and seen another wheelie-gone-wrong cartwheeled and the forks were...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Ahh thanks guys. I've had it apart and back...

Ahh thanks guys. I've had it apart and back together twice more tonight, thought I was going mad for a bit there. That's a bit of a f**k up then from our favourite DR parts shop. They're listing...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Ok, thanks. It doesn't make sense disc is 280mm...

Ok, thanks. It doesn't make sense disc is 280mm which is same as stock I believe. The caliper hasn't been removed and there's only one way for it to go together and everything's where it should be....
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
Is this right? I've put new rotor on the front...

Is this right? I've put new rotor on the front wheel. It's the warp9 standard size, this photo is from the speedo cable side with the inner brake pad removed. The pads appear to sit outboard of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
No problems with using WD-40 on chains. I've been...

No problems with using WD-40 on chains. I've been doing it for years, spray on a rag and wrap the rag around the chain and turn the wheel to pull the chain through. Fold rag and repeat until it's...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,065
Posted By Chill
I use earplugs for sleeping. I used to buy these...

I use earplugs for sleeping. I used to buy these flouro Stanley ones from Supercheap, 5 pairs/$5 and a plastic pot thing to keep them clean...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I'd put that down to bad luck mate, I've gone...

I'd put that down to bad luck mate, I've gone through 2 606 rears in a warm country mainly on roads with no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
There's a separate thread for pre 96 models here...

There's a separate thread for pre 96 models here http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61568
Sorry man, Ipve only got post 96 model info to hand.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 96,116
Views: 18,118,375
Posted By Chill
I use a K&N for dirt, cleaned and re-oiled every...

I use a K&N for dirt, cleaned and re-oiled every 3000km. It's always spotless inside. Maybe people aren't cleaning then thoroughly, or maybe because I ride alone I'm not encountering the dist that...
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