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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By mait
Selling

You guys do not expect that but I am considering selling my bike if someone is really interested. I feel I need a lighter bike and can not afford 2.

58800kms on the clock and have documents to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 10:15 PM
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Posted By mait
Very nice :)

Very nice :)
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 02:34 AM
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Posted By mait
I lost approximately 4-4.5 liters of each tank...

I lost approximately 4-4.5 liters of each tank volume due to the airbox cavities in the tanks. It is hard to tell by the photos but there is still passage for the fuel to go down from the filling...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:19 AM
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Posted By mait
air filter mods

http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx178/maitkindlam/08062014700_zps20bf9263.jpg

Still working on it but performed quite OK on a short test ride. Compared to previous setup the engine is running...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 05:43 AM
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Posted By mait
Thanks Rob!

Thanks Rob!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 01:06 AM
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Posted By mait
Battery

A question to Robmoto

I remember you saying you had a Lithium battery on one of your Bigs.
Can you remember what make / model battery it was?

I bought a small and relatively cheap 8-cell...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By mait
Wundis, the cooler is Panasonic SSW6101 from...

Wundis, the cooler is Panasonic SSW6101 from Yamaha YZF R125. I think some small Yamaha offroad bike used the same cooler fan. So I think it is protected from the elements.

You're right about...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By mait
I have Trailtech Vapor with cylinder head...

I have Trailtech Vapor with cylinder head temperature sensor and warning lights. So technically it could be possible to make it automatic.
I still prefer to keep things simple and under control by...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By mait
coolin

You need coolin', baby, I'm not foolin',
I'm gonna send you back to schoolin',
Way down inside honey, you need it,
I'm gonna give you my love,
I'm gonna give you my love.
(Led Zeppelin)
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By mait
Good point about the terms float level etc,...

Good point about the terms float level etc, thanks Derek!
Yes I am running a set of TM36-68 carbies.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By mait
mleikarnes, I don't believe these pieces are from...

mleikarnes, I don't believe these pieces are from the starter parasite gear pin.
I think Ladder is right here and the pieces belong to starter clutch.
Isn't the missing gear pin in the magneto...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By mait
Ray I am not sure if it is any help because I...

Ray I am not sure if it is any help because I have different air filter setup and camshaft.

The jets out of box were:
125 main jet.
20 pilot jet.
0.8 pilot air jet.
Float levels 17.5 and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By mait
Thanks guys, the leg is quite OK and will be...

Thanks guys, the leg is quite OK and will be better.
My first impression after the crash was that the bike remained OK.
Closer inspection later at home showed that swingarm is twisted. The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By mait
ianlee, that is pure front page material you have...

ianlee, that is pure front page material you have posted there :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 12:29 PM
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Posted By mait
from last summer

This is gonna be a long one. I haven't posted much lately so its time to make it up. Let's go back to August 2013.
I had bought pumper carbs from Stefan and had tried to get the jetting right for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By mait
press it down

press it down
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 04:11 AM
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Posted By mait
CCM 450 is about the only new bike out of...

CCM 450 is about the only new bike out of showroom that makes me grab my wallet. Which is pretty empty unfortunately...

Well, sad the Dakar over for this year.
It was really enjoyable for me...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 11:49 AM
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Posted By mait
Thanks Bambi, I will keep my eye on German ebay,...

Thanks Bambi, I will keep my eye on German ebay, maybe something cheap pops up. 50.- euros is a bit too much for me just to try Roadbook riding by myself for a few times.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2014, 09:17 AM
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Posted By mait
same here.

same here.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2014, 04:07 AM
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Posted By mait
Coma through WP3 leading 22sec before CdP

Coma through WP3 leading 22sec before CdP
Forum: Racing 01-16-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By mait
Depres 1:04 ahead of BB in WP3 and Coma not...

Depres 1:04 ahead of BB in WP3 and Coma not showing?
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 10:23 PM
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Posted By mait
Ray, Thanks for the insight. For this money...

Ray,
Thanks for the insight.
For this money (19.99 euros) I am not expecting a quality product. And there is not much alternatives on the market I'm afraid. The Biltema unit is very similar to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 04:06 AM
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Posted By mait
Roadbook Holder from Sweden / Finland

Hi all,

I know we have some DR Big riders here from Sweden and Finland as well.

I found a roadbook holder for sale in Biltema in Sweden but they will not send it out of country. The same with...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2014, 08:44 AM
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Posted By mait
Laia is on now :clap

Laia is on now :clap
Forum: Racing 01-12-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By mait
Thanks for the link, Bolivian TV rrrrrocks :clap ...

Thanks for the link, Bolivian TV rrrrrocks :clap
Amazing :clap
Forum: Racing 01-11-2014, 04:03 AM
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Posted By mait
Small correction Capo. Toomas didn't run out of...

Small correction Capo. Toomas didn't run out of gas. His engine failed completely 5kms before the end of SS5. He pushed the bike towards the end of stage until he reached another biker who was out of...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By mait
Dakar Rally Team Estonia has just posted in FB...

Dakar Rally Team Estonia has just posted in FB that Toomas Triisa has technical issues.

They didn't specify what exactly or where :(
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By mait
Our Estonian guys are doing really good! I was a...

Our Estonian guys are doing really good! I was a bit worried they lost some time between WP8 and ASS but so did many other riders.
Keep going Toomas and Mart!
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By mait
once an Englishman, always an Englishman

once an Englishman, always an Englishman
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 11:09 PM
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Posted By mait
Jabroka, your bike looks good with the fairing. ...

Jabroka, your bike looks good with the fairing.
I see you still have Hessler Rallye Team sticker on there :D
Greetings from DR Big section
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 01:21 AM
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Posted By mait
Walter, Have you any idea what was the...

Walter,

Have you any idea what was the weight of your XChallenge 2012 setup without luggage?
I am just interested how much the fairing, aux tank etc put you back weightwise.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 12:29 PM
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Posted By mait
Wundis, PM sent.

Wundis, PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 12:32 AM
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Posted By mait
Guys I can sell my SR42 original carbs if...

Guys I can sell my SR42 original carbs if someone's interested. They are in good working order, cleaned and o-rings replaced. Main jets 130, 132.5, 135 will come along.

With 130 mains and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 04:59 AM
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Posted By mait
Its good to see other people spending ridiculous...

Its good to see other people spending ridiculous amounts of money and time on those old beasts. Makes me feel somewhat better doing it myself.

Very interesting to read, please keep it coming....
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 12:53 AM
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Posted By mait
Doesn't look bad but I can not see me buying it....

Doesn't look bad but I can not see me buying it. It is too road oriented just like previous V-strom models. Honestly I don't think that we will see any big off-road capable bike from big...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 11:01 PM
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Posted By mait
Aapo, according to the part number the gasket is...

Aapo, according to the part number the gasket is identical to the original one. I guess Suzuki made them only in one size to fit original bore and oversize.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 02:44 AM
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Posted By mait
Aapo, beautiful piece of metal you have there :D...

Aapo, beautiful piece of metal you have there :D

Is the special head gasket made of single copper sheet?
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 02:04 AM
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Posted By mait
Have you tried asking GPR? [QUOTE=Silent...

Have you tried asking GPR?

[QUOTE=Silent Hunter;21700826]Hi people,
I am looking for a table like this, with the DR800 loudness in it after fitting in a GPR pipe.

Does anyone know where to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 04:54 AM
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Posted By mait
You can only adjust spring preload by turning the...

You can only adjust spring preload by turning the spanner nuts on top of the spring.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 12:33 PM
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Posted By mait
Despite of bad jetting we had some fun last...

Despite of bad jetting we had some fun last weekend in Estonian countryside with my friend on BMW G650 XChallenge and me on DR Big of course. Some gopro still shots:
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