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Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Red Dust
Would there be a service manual to order as hard...

Would there be a service manual to order as hard copy or is it necessary to download?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 46,457
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Posted By Red Dust
Yeah just rode the bike on the road, no problemos...

Yeah just rode the bike on the road, no problemos with little oil but will "top" up anyway, my right side did leak some a few months ago but cleaned it with my Seal Mate and has not leaked since....
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
:-o :-( Maybe not as low maintenance bike as...

:-o
:-(
Maybe not as low maintenance bike as I thought....
Bike is 5 years with stock tires, I changed oil once, did lube chain 3 times in roughly 2500 miles.
Did not expect to remove all that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Cool, that tool will be useful in the future....

Cool, that tool will be useful in the future. Appreciate the help, great thread!
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Do I really need to take fork out :-(?

Do I really need to take fork out :-(?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Yes, it did come all over pads, lower engine and...

Yes, it did come all over pads, lower engine and my left boot :-(
Had problem with right side after been riding it in very dirty conditions but after clean it with the excellent Seal Mate tool it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 46,457
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Posted By Red Dust
[If the leak is as bad as you say it was it...

[If the leak is as bad as you say it was it probably is a good idea to replace the fork seals.

For the WRR I think they recommend setting the oil level at 105mm but from what I have read people...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Had an extensive fork leak, how do I know how...

Had an extensive fork leak, how do I know how much oil to top up with?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Red Dust
It is a great product :-)

It is a great product :-)
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Did a ride yesterday on single tracks with lot of...

Did a ride yesterday on single tracks with lot of holes, mud, dust and more for a couple of hours when my riding buddy said bike was leaking oil, it was the fork that leaked substantial amount so I...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,437
Posted By Red Dust
:-( Was hoping I could remove that ugly rear...

:-( Was hoping I could remove that ugly rear fender on my B-King...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,437
Posted By Red Dust
Cool, there is a future after all :-)

Cool, there is a future after all :-)
Forum: Australia 12-20-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,437
Posted By Red Dust
Cannot wait to remove rear fender, lane filter...

Cannot wait to remove rear fender, lane filter and the rest, date?
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Where do you sit, on the tank?

Where do you sit, on the tank?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,798
Posted By Red Dust
Asked my local dealer today regarding...

Asked my local dealer today regarding availability but he had no clue :-(
I would love one of those new WR250F but dislike the maintenance requirements compared to my slower but still capable...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Ye, the new WR250F looks really yummy but of...

Ye, the new WR250F looks really yummy but of course it will have high maintenance since the engine is basically the MX version, could be a great companion for the WR250R in the stable but no...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2014, 05:02 AM
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Views: 99,193
Posted By Red Dust
I think the tank bag is great on my little...

I think the tank bag is great on my little WR250R, does not interfere when riding at all :-)
Just big enough too.
Very easy to fill up fuel, just unzip part of bag.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 07:54 PM
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Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
I use 3 Gallon Rotopax on non muffler side and...

I use 3 Gallon Rotopax on non muffler side and the 1.75 (will fit 2 gallon if filled up in an angle) on muffler side. On long trips I can put my soft panniers on the outside of the Rotopax which...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Cool, saved me $. Cheers!

Cool, saved me $. Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
Which front fender bag is best for this bike? ...

Which front fender bag is best for this bike?
Giant Loop 2 liter one seems to be good but would it obstruct the head light beam?
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Red Dust
I like my Moto Racks, I carry a 3 Gallon Rotopax...

I like my Moto Racks, I carry a 3 Gallon Rotopax onto it and it seems to work.
Only takes less than 5 minutes to remove them for those days when going light is best.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 46,457
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Posted By Red Dust
Just installed the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag...

Just installed the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag which was very easy.

Good size, seems to be high quality :-)

With my Rotopax 1-1.75-3 Gallon installed, side racks, gear rack this little bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,013,771
Posted By Red Dust
Yes the exchange rate sucks compared to sometime...

Yes the exchange rate sucks compared to sometime ago, lucky I did order heaps then :-)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,013,771
Posted By Red Dust
Seems like the 2014 clutch basket will do the...

Seems like the 2014 clutch basket will do the trick to eliminate/reduce the very annoying vibes according to many other owners of the first version XT1200.
Got a price from my local dealer here in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Cool Will order one then. Like their products,...

Cool Will order one then. Like their products, got a rear rack and a few more items to my Super Tenere from Altrider. They got good customer service too
:-)
Having said that Wolfman stuff is great...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Anyone got the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag? ...

Anyone got the Altrider Hemisphere tank bag?

If so, do you like it?

I want to get either that one or the smaller Wolfman which seem easier to get stuff out of quicker and less obtrusive.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-07-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,013,771
Posted By Red Dust
My 20000 km (12500 miles) service is soon due. Do...

My 20000 km (12500 miles) service is soon due. Do not really want to spend a bucket load of money on service at the workshop if I can do it myself.
Do I need special tools? Guess I need spark plug...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26,194
Views: 5,013,771
Posted By Red Dust
Does it really make a big difference with the...

Does it really make a big difference with the vibes I`m getting in the handlebars/pegs?
$30? Seems like a good price to make the bike smooth as!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,163
Posted By Red Dust
Would love that triple in a XT version :-) ...

Would love that triple in a XT version :-)

That engine is a gem! So smooth and great power almost everywhere.
If it comes with shaft, 450 km fuel range, around 200 kilo wet weight and reasonable...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Will they fit a stock WRR?

Will they fit a stock WRR?
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 09:40 PM
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Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Noticed a fork leak the other day on my WRR....

Noticed a fork leak the other day on my WRR. Thought it was a let down since it only has done 3000 km`s. Maybe the low mileage in 4 years plus I have been treating the bike as a full on dirt bike...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Red Dust
Give her a bag of money to do some shopping...

Give her a bag of money to do some shopping...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 675,696
Posted By Red Dust
I use almost the whole seat area when I go riding...

I use almost the whole seat area when I go riding and in no way it would be comfortable for me and my Ms so I removed rear foot pegs and as a bonus my yearly road tax is almost half as well :-)
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Thought durability question is in place on this...

Thought durability question is in place on this WR250R forum, where else would I ask?

Not sure if anyone asked as yet about if at is possible to ride more than 100 000 km`s without rebuild?
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
Anyone that needed to recondition the engine as...

Anyone that needed to recondition the engine as yet and at what miles/km?

My mate with his WRR looking at around 60000 miles+ within 2 years, can he expect to recon the engine at or before that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 46,457
Views: 9,339,985
Posted By Red Dust
How much weight loss are we talking about by...

How much weight loss are we talking about by removing AIS, 1-2 pounds?
If AIS is not needed for any major reason such as performance or legal reasons why have it there?
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 675,696
Posted By Red Dust
Ithink the WRR is great but having said that a...

Ithink the WRR is great but having said that a nice KTM would be good too.
Like the idea of this one that I can go almost anywhere that a "true" bike (such as KTM) can do. Went last Sunday for a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,325
Posted By Red Dust
Yeah TW seems like a great beginner bike but...

Yeah TW seems like a great beginner bike but very, very rare here down under and if you find one they really seem to be grossly over prized for more than a decade old bike :-(
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,325
Posted By Red Dust
My partner she is 46 next week and want to take...

My partner she is 46 next week and want to take up riding but on a off road bike since she is convinced that is the best way to learn skills quickly, but she is a shortypant and bikes are limited to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,325
Posted By Red Dust
The more you ride the younger you feel :-)

The more you ride the younger you feel :-)
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