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Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 10:54 PM
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Posted By Al-X
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,112
Posted By Al-X
Shot!! But somehow I get slight blue feedback on...

Shot!! But somehow I get slight blue feedback on the hi idiot light in the speedoconsole? Did I get the wrong ground? What colour is the ground in the harnass?
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Small question, howe does the points on an H4...

Small question, howe does the points on an H4 globe work? what is neg, hi and low?

Lets say when the plug is attached to the globe and the globe is facing away or forward, what is left side, Top...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
So what Gas is best? unleaded or leaded? In South...

So what Gas is best? unleaded or leaded? In South Africa we only get 93 and 95 octane unleaded and 93 leaded.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Subcribe!!

Subcribe!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Theocho, idling is not a problem, accelerating...

Theocho, idling is not a problem, accelerating goes well. Only when I close up it pops and dies.

Hear what you say about ACV, but can the small pilot also not cause this because of the more fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Where's the air cut off valve. I tried to...

Where's the air cut off valve.

I tried to get that stupid flap thing on the choke off, but only manages to dismantle the choke, so its now on permanently open. Do you think it can cause problems?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Ok, I took it for a ride. 155/62 jets. I opened...

Ok, I took it for a ride. 155/62 jets. I opened the airbox too. It now pops and dies when decelerating to stop. But, the surging at speed above 80km/h is gone.
Airscrew 2/5 turns out. I reckon I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
I'm running aftermarket pipe, local free flo,...

I'm running aftermarket pipe, local free flo, airfilter (think its a twin air or somethin), stock carb and the 152/62 gave me bottom, but surging over 80km/h. Had to alternate the throttle, was kak...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Al-X
I'm at 5500ft, trying the Scott Summers thing....

I'm at 5500ft, trying the Scott Summers thing. Was running great stock but a bit I think as I had surging above 80km/h, XR goes lekker enough for me. Just hope the 155 wil sort out the surging. Still...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Thanx Steve.

Thanx Steve.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Scott Summers say: 155 and 68 jets. Can I...

Scott Summers say: 155 and 68 jets.

Can I use a 68S instead? All I have for now :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,112
Posted By Al-X
Thanx Theocho. Question? How do you float...

Thanx Theocho.

Question? How do you float the ground?

Mine already has the regulator rectifier and Cap, so I'm halfway there.:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Al-X
I also want to use a spot and Flood on my XR. Do...

I also want to use a spot and Flood on my XR. Do you need to get a battery or can one just add it? 2 x 18W?
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
My clutch started slipping ever so slightly in...

My clutch started slipping ever so slightly in 4th and 5th. Oil in was 10w50synth so I drained it and put 20w50 in to see if it makes it slip less.

Shavings could be from that?

If that doesnt...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Sorry Joshua no. Few alu shavings, some silicone....

Sorry Joshua no. Few alu shavings, some silicone. They redid the timing chain about 300km ago, must be from that, the silicone now.

Looks like they didnt clean the screen when the refilled the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Ok, so I changed the oil, oil filter, and then...

Ok, so I changed the oil, oil filter, and then took out the screen of the frame.....eish. What a dirty it was! few shavings, sealant etc as I sent it in to do the timing chain.

I did the toyrun...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
At -5 degrees!!! Fook Dude, you've got big...

At -5 degrees!!! Fook Dude, you've got big kahunas!!!! The past week was like 14-17degrees celcius by us and everyone is bitching about the cold weather!!!:rofl :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Thanx guys, will do. Want to use it next weekend...

Thanx guys, will do. Want to use it next weekend to spectate at the "Roof of Africa" in Lesotho. :wink::wink:
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Quick question: 1. How much oil does the...

Quick question:

1. How much oil does the Zaar need?
2. DO you need to take out the drain bolt on the frame too if you drain oil? Or just the engine one?
3. If I want to replace the oil with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 758,863
Posted By Al-X
Fook it has happened to me so many times I...

Fook it has happened to me so many times I stopped recording it!!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 12:25 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Hi guys and Steve! :rofl Will a steel frame...

Hi guys and Steve! :rofl

Will a steel frame CR250 (sometime 90's model) forks be made to fit an XR? 98 model?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Guys, can you enlighten me on the type of metal...

Guys, can you enlighten me on the type of metal the XR's disc's are made from.

I an get some cut into wavey form but I need to know the metal. They too expensive in SA when you buy them.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Very easily into neutral. It is not a pronounced...

Very easily into neutral. It is not a pronounced slip. Its ever so slight. When I pullaway in 5th, theres no slip, it dies immediatly.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,112
Posted By Al-X
I feel my clutch ever so slightly slipping when...

I feel my clutch ever so slightly slipping when accelerating in 5th, I also remember reading something about the use of 20w50 oil to prevent that. MCMA, help out here pls. Previous to changing the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
My problem here in SA is the stem bearings. You...

My problem here in SA is the stem bearings. You only get them OEM or AllBalls. The std bearing ID is 25mm where the OEM is 26mm.

The wheels bearings was more or less the same in SKF, NTN, FAG but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Al-X
Yip, kinda horses for courses. Was lucky enough...

Yip, kinda horses for courses. Was lucky enough to find bearings for my 1000Strom at the local bearing shop.
The XR reason was maybe more off road.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Here in South Africa the stealers are killing us...

Here in South Africa the stealers are killing us with prices.

I think bigger bikes (990-1000cc plus) wear bearings far more worse than your average 600-650.

It works for us here in SA. But...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
I tend to disagree. When I order Honda bearings,...

I tend to disagree. When I order Honda bearings, it is normal bearings(SKF, NTN etc) at exhorbitant prices!!!
So I use AllBalls and they last just as long.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Got this beauty for $15 ekwivalent: ...

Got this beauty for $15 ekwivalent:
http://i.imgur.com/2TpNkkI.jpg

Nice and solid
http://i.imgur.com/GLr5mhj.jpg

Snug fit
http://i.imgur.com/inGv4ld.jpg

Also cleaned up the butt a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Any one with DC conversion specifics? Would love...

Any one with DC conversion specifics? Would love to run an 35w h4 hid on the scoot.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
ID on the XR bearing is 26cm aint it? I couldnt...

ID on the XR bearing is 26cm aint it? I couldnt get here as our std bearing was 25cm, had to get from AllBalls bearings.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
Here's mine. 98 model, wanna redo it, just...

Here's mine.

98 model, wanna redo it, just did the cam chain, shox joints, Dunlop D606 front and rear, wheel bearings and stem bearings.

http://i.imgur.com/zHCKgT1.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 657,415
Posted By Al-X
Fook, I though we were being snaaied in South...

Fook, I though we were being snaaied in South Africa at R13.50 a lt. If I work the $ back youre paying nearly R20 a lt
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2014, 05:55 AM
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Posted By Al-X
Cool man!

Cool man!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2014, 02:40 AM
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Views: 3,723,636
Posted By Al-X
How do you find the stopping power with a single...

How do you find the stopping power with a single disc?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 758,863
Posted By Al-X
Recent rip to Dullstroom Mmpumalanga ...

Recent rip to Dullstroom Mmpumalanga

http://i.imgur.com/U70z4Il.jpg

Waterfal Boven old ZAR train tunnel.

http://i.imgur.com/MD6MbjQ.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11,110
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Posted By Al-X
AG, its a pity you in the country not so often!...

AG, its a pity you in the country not so often! Wouldve liked to have an XR specialist in my neck of the woods.

Must take the shoc and bottom swivel to Runner to press in the new bearings, as well...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 251,314
Posted By Al-X
Ok Bro, I've gone through the whole report,...

Ok Bro, I've gone through the whole report, amazing, but hurry up on the final product of the Triumph!
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,112
Posted By Al-X
Im waiting for shoc joints on mine. Its stripped....

Im waiting for shoc joints on mine. Its stripped. The carbkit I went to fetch with much appreciation was for a twincarb. So we wait.......
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