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Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
Just a quick update today i filled the tank....

Just a quick update today i filled the tank. Allowing for a little overflow into the fuel line which stops at the new fuel tap the amount measured was just over 6.5 liters or 1.71 us gallons. I'm...
Forum: Vendors 02-15-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
Not as yet but i can when i get home in about a...

Not as yet but i can when i get home in about a week, looks to be between 5-6ltrs
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
Small world sometimes eh? Tell me about it i've...

Small world sometimes eh? Tell me about it i've been plastering for 23yrs and must have spent half my earnings with my local chiropractor. I've recently been studying electronic engineering in the...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
Hey Robdogg Yes you use both the front and...

Hey Robdogg

Yes you use both the front and rear air box mounts the tank sits in two u shape brackets which support the tank, one on the front mount one on the rear mount. Both the mounts use the...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
I'm off to Russia and Mongolia in June for three...

I'm off to Russia and Mongolia in June for three months so it will be properly tested As we will be doing as much off road as ppossible. I have reinforced some of the loom which sits near the front...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggl...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggler007/20150201_141643_zpsb618e844.jpg?t=1423339592http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggler007/20150131_134925_zpsb48e46d9.jpg?t=1423339592...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
A quick update the tank was very easy to fit once...

A quick update the tank was very easy to fit once i had the sas removed and blanked off. The connector for the air flow meter is a little bit of a faff due to it's new location but this is mainly due...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
My tank kit has arrived and i will be fitting it...

My tank kit has arrived and i will be fitting it shortly i am just waiting on sas blanking kit which i'm guessing i'll need as the air box is being removed. The tank looks to be very well made as do...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,110
Posted By dirkdiggler
Hey Jason Gosport's the same probably worse:eek1...

Hey Jason Gosport's the same probably worse:eek1 Just like to add as many others have and say what a great trip and excellent photo's, a very enjoyable ride report.
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,110
Posted By dirkdiggler
Cool2 I can't believe such a cracking ride report has...

I can't believe such a cracking ride report has been written and posted by a "scummer" small world.
James from Gosport
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,110
Posted By dirkdiggler
"His idea of new, was new to you":lol3 ...

"His idea of new, was new to you":lol3

Excellent story
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,816
Posted By dirkdiggler
I ordered one yesterday it should arrive next...

I ordered one yesterday it should arrive next week and i'll let you know how i get on fitting it.
Forum: Latin America 01-28-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By dirkdiggler
Your welcome, a lot of our extra costs were...

Your welcome, a lot of our extra costs were paying for storage in the bonded warehouse. It was well over $1000 for about 8 days of storage. When we first had our quote we were told 7 days free...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By dirkdiggler
We recently shipped bikes from uk to Buenos...

We recently shipped bikes from uk to Buenos Aries. I know it's not where your heading but just to let you know it was extremely expensive. We shipped via sea freight and it's some thing i would never...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,515,061
Posted By dirkdiggler
I got mine from Buster's i think.80 delivered...

I got mine from Buster's i think.80 delivered only bought a couple of months ago.
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,515,061
Posted By dirkdiggler
I have one and it turned a 50 mile enduro seat...

I have one and it turned a 50 mile enduro seat into an all day 300 miler. They are best with as little air in as possible obviously a bit more than Terry's by the sound of it. For me it worked well
...
Forum: Latin America 01-10-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By dirkdiggler
Wicked I can do special rates for adv members on new...

I can do special rates for adv members on new british passports. I just need to refill my printer ink and get the scanner running again:wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,515,061
Posted By dirkdiggler
We used dried cow pats for fire fuel in...

We used dried cow pats for fire fuel in Kazakhstan and Krygastan. They would burn well and were plentiful.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,500
Posted By dirkdiggler
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggl...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggler007/2012-11-24151434_zps0addbd43.jpg
Altiplano Bolivia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,500
Posted By dirkdiggler
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggl...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggler007/2012-12-12115609_zps37897a8a.jpg
ruta 40 Argentina
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,515,061
Posted By dirkdiggler
I have just ridden the salt flats in Bolivia...

I have just ridden the salt flats in Bolivia where i met a guy on a brand new 1200 gsa with all the extras. First thoughts yep same as everybody else. We rode with this guy for about 5 days on the...
Forum: Latin America 01-05-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By dirkdiggler
Hi I've just ridden down the ruta 40 from just...

Hi
I've just ridden down the ruta 40 from just north of Mendoza. A couple of places you mention are worth the stop. San Martin and El Chalten are two of them. I am in Punta Arenas now trying to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 306,803
Posted By dirkdiggler
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggl...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u613/dirkdiggler007/2012-12-08113102_zps6e321320.jpg
crossing back into Argentina from Chile.
Forum: Americas 11-09-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By dirkdiggler
Hi Max Great thanks for the advice on the...

Hi Max
Great thanks for the advice on the dollars i have just ordered some with my bank i'm guessing i can use us dollars pretty much anywhere. I'll be visiting Argentina,Bolivia and Chile. I did...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By dirkdiggler
Hi i think the bikes may have just arrived and i...

Hi i think the bikes may have just arrived and i fly out this coming Tuesday. My dad has been in touch with the shippers in Argentina and has had a e-mail with a breakdown of the costs we expect to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,853
Posted By dirkdiggler
Excellent report my Father and i are flying to...

Excellent report my Father and i are flying to Buenos Aires in a months time we are planning on a very similar route to yours and then on into Chile and down to Ushuaia. Your report and pictures make...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By dirkdiggler
Hi Bananaman yes that was an option we had...

Hi Bananaman yes that was an option we had considered and will probably end up doing as my Spanish is limited. Just trying to keep costs to a minimum but probably my best option. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Americas 09-20-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By dirkdiggler
Port and customs charges Buenos Aries

Hi
My bike is being shipped from England to Argentina in November just wondering if anybody has recently cleared a bike shipment from the port in Buenos Aries and what time and costs were involved...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,211
Posted By dirkdiggler
I was led to beleive that altitude would affect...

I was led to beleive that altitude would affect an fcr carb more than say a cv type one. During a trip to Morocco last year my drz which was running an fcr carb similar to the ones found on the ktm...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,211
Posted By dirkdiggler
I sold my 06 drz to buy my mates 07 525 exc as...

I sold my 06 drz to buy my mates 07 525 exc as soon as he said he was buying a 570 husaberg. The 07 525 the last of the rfs units is very robust. The bike has wanted for nothing whilst my friend...
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