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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 907,641
Posted By Bli55
2014 toolkit edition.

:D
As the title says...

I found a good deal on the medium Knipex, whilst that is in the post, the bigger one is used. :evil
Truth be told, however tempting it might be to have a huge wrench at...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:29 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 97,036
Posted By Bli55
Yep, thanks! Makes perfect sense! :clap Looked...

Yep, thanks! Makes perfect sense! :clap
Looked at the manual some more...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2936/14642411892_e025ab3734_b.jpg

Part 28 is called a foot buffer - what's that, like a...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 907,641
Posted By Bli55
I have my bashplate off the bike so took the...

I have my bashplate off the bike so took the opportunity to think about what to fill up the toolbox with.

Also weighed the pliers above:

175 g for small Knipex
534 g for big Knipex
528 g for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Oh man, this is about as high an honour as it...

Oh man, this is about as high an honour as it gets!! :freaky :D

I'll show the pics of machined triples later on - I sure am glad to have heard reassurance from your side on this matter, as there...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Same deal as with shifter seal - just get the...

Same deal as with shifter seal - just get the right OD and ID and approximately the same width and can probably be changed from outside with a bit of wiggling.

On mine I put 12X18X5.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
I could input only on a few points...

I could input only on a few points...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Bli55
Apologies for hijacking... Are we going to see...

Apologies for hijacking...
Are we going to see some comparison output shots? :ear
And weights?
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
HarryBalls, please clarify, what welding do you...

HarryBalls, please clarify, what welding do you think will be required?
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
All you ever wanted to know about batteries, and...

All you ever wanted to know about batteries, and LiFePO4 in particular:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757934

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770364

:deal
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 97,036
Posted By Bli55
Can someone explain what internal parts limit the...

Can someone explain what internal parts limit the forks' compression? :ear



With the stock forks I fell into the trap of thinking that travel is equal to the exposed bottom leg and though it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,841
Posted By Bli55
Holy ..&^#%$!!!!!! :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 This has...

Holy ..&^#%$!!!!!! :eek1 :eek1 :eek1
This has got to be the most radical method of...adapting I'm ever going to see... :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14,470
Views: 1,678,437
Posted By Bli55
Which suggests they are not fine and may be the...

Which suggests they are not fine and may be the cause of your wobble...

As for TKC, I'm seeing the same sort of uneven wear, but never considered it could be due to too low pressure...:ear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Nope. I will never trust these triples enough to...

Nope. I will never trust these triples enough to fully explore the potential of new forks....
But! I never really liked the stock triple so it gives a nice excuse to look down the route of custom...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By Bli55
That's some mad metalwork skills! :eek1 :clap ...

That's some mad metalwork skills! :eek1 :clap
Subscribed....
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Starter a little progress on the forks. ...

Starter a little progress on the forks.

Snapped a pair of micro bleeders off ebay.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2924/14575435305_faf7ce92ee_b.jpg

I want to make a brake caliper adapter, so...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,024
Posted By Bli55
I'm liking the matt look. So this gun coating -...

I'm liking the matt look. So this gun coating - is it a colour name or a type of painting? Will it hold up to flexing of the plastic unlike the stock paint (at least on X-challenges)?

Then, what's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,024
Posted By Bli55
:eek1 Interesting..... I have soooo many...

:eek1 Interesting.....
I have soooo many questions! :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 124,615
Posted By Bli55
Ummm... how did this get completely ignored??...

Ummm... how did this get completely ignored?? :eek1 :huh



Miguel Pedro, do you have any update on your repair? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Lower triple clamp has been bored out to 58.4...

Lower triple clamp has been bored out to 58.4 mm.... :eek1
I know, I know, not the best solution...but will do for now..time's pressing! :cry
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Unlikely, as indicated by extra troubles riders...

Unlikely, as indicated by extra troubles riders were having when connecting tachometers...

eg, http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18959618&postcount=6722
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 907,641
Posted By Bli55
I got the 250 mm for garage, and 150 mm (5 inch)...

I got the 250 mm for garage, and 150 mm (5 inch) for bike.

The bigger Knipex is strong enough to dismantle a train. :D

But the smaller one...not sure if it will have enough leverage to do the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Butters, have you set the actuator lever on top...

Butters, have you set the actuator lever on top of clutch cover back to its correct position?

aprilian, keep us posted! And explain the photo reference when you do, too! :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 48,653
Posted By Bli55
What a fantastic read this is!!! :clap :freaky ...

What a fantastic read this is!!! :clap :freaky

Kartman, big respect for keeping the thread going how long?... 5 years?.... :deal :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By Bli55
Just stumbled upon this thread... Thank god for...

Just stumbled upon this thread... Thank god for no serious injury! :eek1

I'm in the process of making a custom caliper adapter and, as with other "critical" projects always seem to find a gory...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 347,895
Posted By Bli55
I have no idea what this installation does and...

I have no idea what this installation does and why these carbs are good... :D
But this last post is a spectacular read!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Ops, sorry, I think I meant aprilan? :norton ...

Ops, sorry, I think I meant aprilan? :norton

So its not a wasted spark.
Question 2 remains then - at which part of the stroke does the injector open?
How does the ECU know from which point on to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Meriden, any news on that issue with your new...

Meriden, any news on that issue with your new camshafts?

I was trying to understand how this timing for, and, fuel injection stuff works, but reading about batch, direct or sequential, or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,295
Posted By Bli55
My bike has grown an arm!!!!! :eek1 :huh ...

My bike has grown an arm!!!!! :eek1 :huh

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3905/14534922215_d85f92ea1a_b.jpg

:D

-----------------

Herewith before and after pics:
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Cured and installed!

Carrying on with the lay-up process.
After overnight cure, popped right off.


https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2901/14533915342_1f2f757ec0_b.jpg

Until this first-hand experience, I never really...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Alt_Red, big thanks! I was also crapping myself...

Alt_Red, big thanks! I was also crapping myself when a larg-ish pot of epoxy was about to go bang... The key is to get started and dive right in. :wink:

Next, for completeness' sake, a few gaps...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14,470
Views: 1,678,437
Posted By Bli55
Aquatic, Damian_74, that's great! :clap Glad...

Aquatic, Damian_74, that's great! :clap

Glad to see things done properly and who am I kidding, I was never going to take the easy way out!! :D :D
Since the stock Xchallenge headstock dust cover...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Just to confirm, you cleaned out the idle...

Just to confirm, you cleaned out the idle actuator and the problem is the same?
Also, clean air filter?
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14,470
Views: 1,678,437
Posted By Bli55
Led me to this build thread -...

Led me to this build thread - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=742668

Only a mention of the bearings, with a picture, but no installation... :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14,470
Views: 1,678,437
Posted By Bli55
Aquatic, since you are here... :D How did you...

Aquatic, since you are here... :D
How did you deal with the protruding rubber seal on Koyo steering head bearings as quoted few posts up?

And dwayne, yes, calvanic corrosion lol!! :rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14,470
Views: 1,678,437
Posted By Bli55
Contacting WayneC, he suggested to look at some...

Contacting WayneC, he suggested to look at some other work and the search led me to this thread.

So, on my Xchallenge I want to use sealed steering head bearings, they are Koyo 320/28 JRRS...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
Pine Sol, my notes say fuse B is ECU, fuel pump...

Pine Sol, my notes say fuse B is ECU, fuel pump and fan.
All suggestions already given sound very... sound! :D
Let us know how the search went!

Thinking about your chaotic fuel warning light,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 1,290,024
Posted By Bli55
That's right, and I've got one for sale here in...

That's right, and I've got one for sale here in UK... :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,662
Views: 1,010,452
Posted By Bli55
BTW, great write up and especially liked your...

BTW, great write up and especially liked your method of knocking the lower bearing off!
As for the lower dust shield, my observation is that is does not do its job as well as it could.
Despite...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,386
Posted By Bli55
Teaser shot

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2926/14512823913_57f4a99fa4_b.jpg

:evil
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