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Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 32,227
Posted By Turk
Sorry for the thread resurrection! I'm looking at...

Sorry for the thread resurrection! I'm looking at getting a 450 (250 excf) purely for dirt biking purposes. However, I will have to ride at least 25kms to get to the trails, and back. I live in the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15,464
Views: 1,573,778
Posted By Turk
Not here it aint, well it is but not for Turkey....

Not here it aint, well it is but not for Turkey. A new version is 12700. I can sell my '03 R1150GS for 17000TL (5666 - and that's todays exchange rate, they shot up when the govt corruption case...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15,464
Views: 1,573,778
Posted By Turk
The one in the picture appears to have rubber...

The one in the picture appears to have rubber buttons?

So...if the 08 / 12 / 13 / 14 have the same dash....and not the '10, then this bike is probably more likely to be a 2008?

I like the dark...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15,464
Views: 1,573,778
Posted By Turk
Hey guys....I'm in the market for one of these,...

Hey guys....I'm in the market for one of these, not many available where I am unfortunately and not cheap either! I've got my eye on this one, looks tidy, but I'm not sure what year it is. The seller...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Hey Kray, sorry for the late reply. It's a PC4 on...

Hey Kray, sorry for the late reply. It's a PC4 on it's own with the EJK fitted, haven't gotten round to ordering the Megabomb
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Indeed, it's an FMF PC4! Thanks...

Indeed, it's an FMF PC4!



Thanks ScootToots!
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Hey guys, been a while since I was last on....

Hey guys, been a while since I was last on. Footage taken in July last year, edited yesterday :p

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/stwl3JSZ5do" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8,195
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Posted By Turk
Nice!! :thumb

Nice!! :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-16-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,063
Posted By Turk
Not my bike, or cat! I walk past this little...

Not my bike, or cat! I walk past this little critter every day and every time he's asleep, most of the time on someones bike!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 61,000
Posted By Turk
Ayvalik... ...

Ayvalik...

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa234/nerdennereye/LRP/IMG_0715_zps4b942755.jpg (http://s203.photobucket.com/user/nerdennereye/media/LRP/IMG_0715_zps4b942755.jpg.html)
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Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Cheers fella...again :freaky EEK...I knew...

Cheers fella...again :freaky


EEK...I knew there was a shock available, which is currently way out of my budget, but wasn't aware of the spring. Looks like a cheap interim investment. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Glad to here it was a straightforward fix Kiwi,...

Glad to here it was a straightforward fix Kiwi, them be the horrors that get into my nightmares!! Hope you have an A1 riding weekend :clap


On a side note, I've read about peoples 'tightening'...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Thank you good Sir! :freaky

Thank you good Sir! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
While we're on the topic, how big/heavy is the...

While we're on the topic, how big/heavy is the service manual? I have a friend coming over from DC who is kindly bringing some parts already for me. If the manual is a reasonable size and weight I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
I'm guessing clip links are preferred to rivet...

I'm guessing clip links are preferred to rivet due to them being easier to fit on the trail?

Any thoughts on the VF part?
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
chain question fellas...I'm going to buy some...

chain question fellas...I'm going to buy some spare masterlinks however I'm having trouble finding the right one. Mine has DID 520VF written on it, the ones I'm finding online are 520V or VM but not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Turk
think you're spot on there mate, as there was...

think you're spot on there mate, as there was some mud/gunk where the rust has appeared. I always make sure I wash off all visible mud after a ride in the sticks, however I obviously need to take it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
No salt water on that ride. I did get it wet in...

No salt water on that ride. I did get it wet in the past, however I hosed it down as soon as I got home. Maybe I wasnt careful enough!

First time I've heard of rust converter, looks like the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
The rust is actually on the frame mounting points...

The rust is actually on the frame mounting points where the bolts for the tail light unit go. I'm guessing it's surface rust, whatever that means, but I want to get rid of it if possible.

This...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
I'm guessing they're Barkbusters. I have two...

I'm guessing they're Barkbusters.

I have two questions.

In order to fit some indicators on my DRC universal tail light assembly I had the rack and tail off yesterday. I noticed that a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Had a minor issue recently. My LRP had been sat...

Had a minor issue recently. My LRP had been sat in the garage for 2-3 weeks and refused to start when I tried firing her up. It didn't feel like a battery problem as she turned over fine just didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
There are plenty of plain jane trails about, but...

There are plenty of plain jane trails about, but they get boring. Nice to mix it up...both vids were taken the same day.

Do you really think my riding will cause premature clutch failure??
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
hey guys, couple of vids taken on a ride a few...

hey guys, couple of vids taken on a ride a few weeks ago....enjoy :freaky

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Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Cheers guys, I'll order a 12 and a 42 and play...

Cheers guys, I'll order a 12 and a 42 and play around a little, see which works best!
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Thanks for the info. Am I right in understanding...

Thanks for the info. Am I right in understanding that anything larger than a 42 rear will need a longer chain?
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
I've got a 13 front, will adding a 42 rear make...

I've got a 13 front, will adding a 42 rear make much difference? Can I make this switch without changing the chain?
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Hi Ed, thanks for your feedback. I believe...

Hi Ed, thanks for your feedback.

I believe the FMF can be repacked.

The wool was clumped around the outer part in a circular manor, as if individual pieces had broken loose and collected there....
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
I just removed the spark arrestor from my FMF PC4...

I just removed the spark arrestor from my FMF PC4 (out of curiosity) after a fair bit of fiddling about as it was properly lodged in there. Once out I noticed that there was a fair bit of steel wool...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Thanks for your thoughts guys. Re noise,...

Thanks for your thoughts guys.

Re noise, yes I prefer quieter, but not as low as the factory can...I like to hear what the engine is saying off road. More importantly, loud(er) cans save lives...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
I've got a PC4 fitted + the 13 tooth already....

I've got a PC4 fitted + the 13 tooth already. I'll probably put an order in cos I'm a sucker like that, but I really would like to see some extra oomph from the gal. She's fun already but I need a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Guys, bit of a dilemma here. Currently have a 13...

Guys, bit of a dilemma here. Currently have a 13 tooth front and a PC4 fitted. I'm going to order a 42 rear...and also considering a megabomb + fuel programmer. Will the mbomb/ejk provide noticable...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
got to test the suspension today :evil ...

got to test the suspension today :evil


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/14/u8ahu7uz.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
lol....300km ride home today with serious...

lol....300km ride home today with serious headwind! Rarely saw 6th on open stretches and up hill was in 4th! I got about 100kms out of the first tank :huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
They have lots of small rips and are shredded a...

They have lots of small rips and are shredded a fair bit, after only 2k kms...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Was out early again this morning... ...

Was out early again this morning...

http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/8625/m5bh.jpg

http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/2094/grh.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Pro Taper CR High, haven't had a chance to try...

Pro Taper CR High, haven't had a chance to try out many other bars but these seem to work well ;)
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
7am Ayvalik....I really need to change my...

7am Ayvalik....I really need to change my tyres...

http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/2235/66ar.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Whats the deal with the rear shock from Thailand?...

Whats the deal with the rear shock from Thailand? Anybody else tried one yet?

Here's another snap of my LRP...

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/7443/e1ky.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
here's something different for you guys, it's a...

here's something different for you guys, it's a video of me riding through Taxim Square during the Istanbul riots(well...during the day when most were resting). This was taken after the police...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,379,829
Posted By Turk
Which Wolfman tail bag is that? Cheers

Which Wolfman tail bag is that?

Cheers
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