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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Even if the pump fails you should be able to get...

Even if the pump fails you should be able to get the bike out from wherever you are, you just have to wait for it to cool down a bit and then be careful not to stall once you're moving.

That said...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Llamaha
I think it would and the tank would sell easily...

I think it would and the tank would sell easily as a separate item.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 44,807
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Posted By Llamaha
Here you go, about $170 for shipping :1drink: ...

Here you go, about $170 for shipping :1drink:

http://i.imgur.com/drEvuih.png

Took 2 weeks to arrive. Only thing is I'm not sure if I have to grease the bearings or tape the inside of the rim,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 44,807
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Posted By Llamaha
Nice ride! I'm going the other direction. The...

Nice ride! I'm going the other direction. The wheels arrived early this morning but being Monday I won't be able to hook them up until the weekend most likely.

Would be nice to have that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
The wheels as a straight swap are available from...

The wheels as a straight swap are available from Warp 9. You can order from Wheeling Cycle Supply if you supply your own rotor. You're looking at $900-$1100 for the wheels + tires etc ready to go....
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Unfortunately it occurred while the moto was...

Unfortunately it occurred while the moto was parked in front of my office building so it didn't have anything to do with the engine heat as far as I know.

It is nice to know these products exist...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-11-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,159
Posted By Llamaha
Last time I was packed really light I just...

Last time I was packed really light I just detoured past a bike store and asked them to do that and my air filter too. No point carrying all that stuff to use it once, you can grab lunch in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Llamaha
Yes I went to Tahoe from there and it was very...

Yes I went to Tahoe from there and it was very beautiful. Was around this time of year as well.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Llamaha
A couple of years ago I traveled to Reno from Las...

A couple of years ago I traveled to Reno from Las Vegas because it sounded interesting. Unfortunately the most interesting thing I saw were the large amounts of fat people on mobility scooters at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 44,807
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Posted By Llamaha
This sounds like exactly the same issue I had...

This sounds like exactly the same issue I had early this year. 2010 WR250X which I left in the sun on a 44 degree day, about 8500kms started malfunctioning, after the first occurrence it would work...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Hmm in the end I just found a pretty good deal on...

Hmm in the end I just found a pretty good deal on some MT21 rallycrosses so went with them instead.

Purchased a 80/90 21 front and 120/80 18 rear.

Thanks for the letting me know though!
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Hey guys I'm about to order a pair of Dunlop...

Hey guys I'm about to order a pair of Dunlop D606's does anyone know the best size to buy? This is for the 21" x 1.60" and the 18" x 2.15".

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By Llamaha
The XR400 and CRF450X have just about as much in...

The XR400 and CRF450X have just about as much in common as an apple and orange so I'm not too sure why they are being compared. Now you're on the subject of weight it won't surprise me to see this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Mine were off pretty badly as well but I just had...

Mine were off pretty badly as well but I just had to force them a bit. Now not a problem...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 44,807
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Posted By Llamaha
This is just a personal opinion but once you put...

This is just a personal opinion but once you put a big bore kit on this bike I think reliability will go out of the window. It's a short stroke fast revving engine I feel is not designed to be...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By Llamaha
Maybe take a look at the Honda XR650L or try to...

Maybe take a look at the Honda XR650L or try to find an old KLX650 in good condition?
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By Llamaha
The XR400 only has 5 speeds if I'm not mistaken? ...

The XR400 only has 5 speeds if I'm not mistaken?

I traveled a fair while in Sth America on an NX400, basically an XR400 with different plastics. It's a good bike but its ideal cruising speed was...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,225
Posted By Llamaha
Awesome vid, great way to show my girlfriend...

Awesome vid, great way to show my girlfriend there are no bars and nightclubs out there :D How did that WR250R handle the terrain? I have the same bike. Actually I think I might have seen that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,546
Posted By Llamaha
Performance and durability will always challenge...

Performance and durability will always challenge each other, as the saying goes
"you can't have your cake and eat it too". Being made in Austria doesn't deny the laws of physics.

IMO you just...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44,807
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Posted By Llamaha
After 40 miles? or 40 miles just for the slider?...

After 40 miles? or 40 miles just for the slider? I find it hard to fathom a kinked chain would do this in 40 miles to be honest. That's just 1 kink every rotation.
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,944
Posted By Llamaha
If it makes you feel better my friend had an R1...

If it makes you feel better my friend had an R1 stolen from his house last year. The thief was dumb enough to try and sell it on Gumtree 6 months later and my friend called the police who in turn...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Your chain must be tightened incorrectly. Use...

Your chain must be tightened incorrectly. Use the width of the Yamaha spoke wrench (at the wider end) to correctly set the distance between the chain and the swingarm. It should only just touch...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,225
Posted By Llamaha
Hey thanks for the info I'll map it out, sounds...

Hey thanks for the info I'll map it out, sounds good!

DeLewis I'm not too familiar with the strada but I imagine it should be fine for this as long as you get decent fuel range. We probably can't...
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,832
Posted By Llamaha
Good writeup here ...

Good writeup here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_wobble
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,225
Posted By Llamaha
Just an update to my previous comment because my...

Just an update to my previous comment because my girlfriend gave me the green light :)

The route I'm currently eyeing off is:
Rawson -> Jamieson -> Licola -> Dargo then towards Mansfield and back...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 44,807
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Posted By Llamaha
I trust my Yamaha dealer as well however I don't...

I trust my Yamaha dealer as well however I don't expect them to have all of the intervals memorised for every bike. The Yamaha has a very unusual valve interval and I wasn't not surprised that they...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44,807
Views: 8,664,798
Posted By Llamaha
I think your dealer is not familiar with the...

I think your dealer is not familiar with the valve check intervals on this bike. I can recall I had to tell mine.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 04:53 PM
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Views: 8,664,798
Posted By Llamaha
What tires are they?

What tires are they?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 04:50 PM
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Views: 8,664,798
Posted By Llamaha
You may want to consider the Wolfman E12s, they...

You may want to consider the Wolfman E12s, they don't cost much and get the weight pretty low. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,213
Posted By Llamaha
I think the words 'least durable' would be more...

I think the words 'least durable' would be more accurate. Unreliability can depend on too much stuff.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,225
Posted By Llamaha
Anyone planning anything for late October /...

Anyone planning anything for late October / November? Maybe Melbourne Cup weekend?

I just bought 18"/21" rims for my WR250X finally completing my ADV setup :clap They should get here in a few...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,944
Posted By Llamaha
Shared to Facebook, a bike like that there's a...

Shared to Facebook, a bike like that there's a good chance you'll get it back.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Llamaha
Hey thanks for sharing this, looks like a great...

Hey thanks for sharing this, looks like a great setup. In the end I ordered the 18"/21" combo from Warp 9, I decided rather than trying to squeeze both into one bike that for my situation I would be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,442
Posted By Llamaha
I'd rather be a naysayer than squashed by a...

I'd rather be a naysayer than squashed by a semi-trailer because I ignored the manufacturers recommendations of intended usage. Believe it or not they perform more stress-testing than a few guys on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,213
Posted By Llamaha
I don't believe this is a design flaw, I believe...

I don't believe this is a design flaw, I believe it's caused by people incorrectly adjusting their chains. In my opinion you could call it 'unforgiving' but not a flaw in design. Set the right...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,442
Posted By Llamaha
I have ridden a couple of weekenders on my WRR...

I have ridden a couple of weekenders on my WRR with a friend on a 640 (ADV model). The WRR is a better dirt bike and the 640 is a better road bike but both will take you where you want to go.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44,807
Views: 8,664,798
Posted By Llamaha
Perhaps reset everything to stock then start...

Perhaps reset everything to stock then start adjusting it one thing at a time. I need to do this too but finding the time is difficult...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44,807
Views: 8,664,798
Posted By Llamaha
I second this, I had an NX400, basically an XR400...

I second this, I had an NX400, basically an XR400 with new plastics and a paper filter, I had to rebuild my carby on a daily basis from it being blocked. Swore I'd never use a paper filter again.
...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By Llamaha
Nice setup, I must say it amazes me that they...

Nice setup, I must say it amazes me that they don't update the 400 with the wide ratio gearbox stock, also fuel injection would be a bonus.
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By Llamaha
What sort of ADV riding do you plan to do? ...

What sort of ADV riding do you plan to do?

If you're just riding backroads, firetrails and mountain trails and don't pack too much gear then I can recommend the WR250R. Good choice for...
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