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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
So, when are you coming Yossarian?

So, when are you coming Yossarian?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
:lol3 Not for everybody for sure.

:lol3 Not for everybody for sure.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
Happy new year

All the best for everybody in the upcoming year.

Come visit, we are now in the Lushoto, Tanzania. Lots of stuff to do (Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro, Zanzibar, Lake Victoria, etc.) and great roads to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By flatmo
pm'ed you

pm'ed you
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By flatmo
Oldish thread but...

I moved last week to Tanzania and I'm also looking for a bike.
Prices are crazy: The Enduro 2013 R 690 goes for $17,400 at the KTM dealer in Dar. :eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,083
Posted By flatmo
Next year I hope to make it. Fifth already said...

Next year I hope to make it. Fifth already said he will give me a bike to ride around!:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
That brings memories. I lived two blocks from...

That brings memories. I lived two blocks from there for 4 years.
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,505
Posted By flatmo
Yeah, Colombia's "road food" is not like in...

Yeah, Colombia's "road food" is not like in Mexico. The food you will find next to the road is generally not very good at least there is a long line of truck in front.
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,505
Posted By flatmo
Interesting plate :eek1. I'm Colombian and have...

Interesting plate :eek1. I'm Colombian and have never seen anything like it. I'm not sure that "arepa" is an arepa. The color and texture don't look right for that area of the country. It might be a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
As promised

Lots of pictures from the Willddogs (advrider equivalent in South Africa) National Bash.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
Lots of fun to have on a bike around here. Come...

Lots of fun to have on a bike around here. Come visit before I leave!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
Here is a link to the last ride I did in SA (last...

Here is a link to the last ride I did in SA (last weekend). Not my report as I never seem to have time to do or finish one.

We get together almost every month and go ride some cool place. South...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Yep, it's running again. This is the pic...

Yep, it's running again.

This is the pic from the malfunctioning resistor:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=103265.0;attach=214934;image
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Guy at http://www.dsmc.co.za...

Guy at http://www.dsmc.co.za (http://www.dsmc.co.za/) did it for me. It was cheaper than I thought it was gonna be.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By flatmo
After a lot of pain and wasted money "I" found...

After a lot of pain and wasted money "I" found the problem:



Leaving this here for others.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
It was this. Thanks a lot Dexter!

It was this. Thanks a lot Dexter!
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Great info, very appreciated. Thanks also for the...

Great info, very appreciated. Thanks also for the video. I can understand a bit of Portuguese as is close to my mother tongue (Spanish).

Will check the other suggestions as well and post my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Replaced the coil and the bike still gives me...

Replaced the coil and the bike still gives me error 19. I guess it was not that. I'm getting ready to take it to the dealer as I can't think of anything else.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
I got this from the service manual. Thanks for...

I got this from the service manual. Thanks for the help.
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Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Not sure if it's the same thing. I wish I could...

Not sure if it's the same thing. I wish I could test the coil before buying a new one.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
I was afraid to hear that. Damn battery cost me a...

I was afraid to hear that. Damn battery cost me a fortune.

I guess I have to spend the money and get a new coil and see if that fixes the problem...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
No spark. :ear

No spark. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Did all three of them over the week: nada. ...

Did all three of them over the week: nada.

Well, thanks to peer pressure a new battery has been ordered. I hope this is it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Checked for spark, without a glove, and no spark...

Checked for spark, without a glove, and no spark no be seen. A friend of mine thinks is teh battery.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
It cranks, the rear wheel even moves when in gear...

It cranks, the rear wheel even moves when in gear and the clutch pulled in.

I read somewhere about a capacitor being needed to check spark from the coil though. Any other way to do it?

I got...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,233
Posted By flatmo
Ignition coil higher secondary resistance

I have a 2006 XT660R that does not want to start. The computer gives me code 19 which is "open circuit" and most people relate to the sidestand switch. Side stand switch bridged and all...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By flatmo
I ran the diagnostic mode and apparently the...

I ran the diagnostic mode and apparently the problem is the side stand: it shows "off" for code 20 when extended AND retracted. What I don't understand is why if the problem is the side stand...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By flatmo
Topic: XT660R won't start - Fault Code # 19

I started the bike to take it out of the garage this morning and let it sit for a couple of hours. After that I tried to start it with no luck. It gives me a code 19:"Open circuit in the input...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By flatmo
I gotta try some of those roads...

I gotta try some of those roads...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
The V-Strom can do that.

The V-Strom can do that.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 21,417
Posted By flatmo
:eek1:tb How I miss the USA excesses.... :cry

:eek1:tb How I miss the USA excesses.... :cry
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
A bit of an understatment... How is a...

A bit of an understatment...

How is a t-shirt of a South African saying he will abandon the planet if Obama does not win not WTF?

The good thing is that with the two weeks free I got my diss...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 227,565
Posted By flatmo
Buen viaje!

Buen viaje!
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 65,275
Posted By flatmo
Sorry for the late response. It is a Givi D433S.

Sorry for the late response. It is a Givi D433S.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 65,275
Posted By flatmo
Leaky forks

I noticed some oil leaking on my left fork a couple of days ago (XT660R 2006). The bike has only ~9K Km and the previous owner upgraded the front suspension to Wilbers. I tried cleaning the forks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
:jose :lol2

:jose

:lol2
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
That sucks man. Get better soon.

That sucks man. Get better soon.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 65,275
Posted By flatmo
My new bike. Loving it already. ...

My new bike. Loving it already.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-9BSa89BXIVQ/TyKyx-9ezpI/AAAAAAAADWM/48RpAWzsGwU/s800/DSC06169.JPG
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
You can import one from Mexico. They stop selling...

You can import one from Mexico. They stop selling then in 2004 though. Yamaha Colombia also got them but you can probably find something closer to you.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 236,098
Posted By flatmo
Have you seen my trip to Nicaragua report? I...

Have you seen my trip to Nicaragua report? I still haven't even finished that...
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