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Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2010, 03:31 PM
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Posted By jonkem
Hi Lloyd, I doubt it'll help you but worth...

Hi Lloyd,

I doubt it'll help you but worth a look anyway.....that's remarkably like the symptons I had a while ago. After it finally started up and I rode it a couple of miles it cut out and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,931,879
Posted By jonkem
+1 I've found that you have to follow the...

+1

I've found that you have to follow the exact same procedure everytime you check it. I've almost fallen into the trap of topping up when it didn't need it :cry Then I took it for another ride,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By jonkem
Spot on Thomas, open ended spring, overlaps and...

Spot on Thomas, open ended spring, overlaps and interlocks. If it's a continuous spring, cut it, overlap the ends and interlock, it'll then be shorter. Not just a road side fix, but that is a very...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 54,421
Posted By jonkem
Isn't that the standard bearing size for a Honda...

Isn't that the standard bearing size for a Honda VTR 1000??
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By jonkem
Has anyone suggested to you tightning up the...

Has anyone suggested to you tightning up the garter springs on the seals?

I had a similar problem with a crank seal on one of my cars, shaft measured good & new seals (even genuine Toyota) failed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By jonkem
Just for you Thomas, I stole this pic to save you...

Just for you Thomas, I stole this pic to save you having to buy one unless you need to:D
The one on the left is the restrictor apparantly and it has 25KW stamped on it:dunno
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By jonkem
Apparantly the cable holding bracket is also...

Apparantly the cable holding bracket is also different when you use the "restricted" cable position. The correct bracket is 0.98 from BMW:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By jonkem
When you fit the new seal over the shaft remember...

When you fit the new seal over the shaft remember to fit some thick polythene or some tape to the top of the shaft to ease the seal on it's way:wink: I use a small square cut from a carrier bag.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
The plate or side racks? The side racks are...

The plate or side racks?

The side racks are junk now, too many drops for them to stay intact. My next ones will be much thicker tube, then I can bend the corners rather than mitre'ing them.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
Have you looked at "Tubliss"?

Have you looked at "Tubliss"?
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 04:18 AM
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Posted By jonkem
The scraper wouldn't have helped at all, it was...

The scraper wouldn't have helped at all, it was fallen leaves & twigs carried round in the clay that caused the hang-up. Any build up would have pushed the scraper out of the way and carried on until...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
Mystery power loss fixed!

I had a good look at the bike and couldn't find anything wrong with it to explain the lack of power. Once I replaced the seat release lever return spring it ran just fine:D
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
Mystery power loss?

I experienced a big loss of power today while out on a short ride. The bike was struggling to even pull away in 1st :dunno



...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,481
Posted By jonkem
Just cut the f*&ker up:D Have you fould a price...

Just cut the f*&ker up:D Have you fould a price yet?

Was it still green & brown at the multi plug that livened up with starter? Very interesting if that's the case, there would need to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,481
Posted By jonkem
Did you confirm that it's 12v output from the ECU...

Did you confirm that it's 12v output from the ECU to the pump or a switched earth within the ECU and external 12v supply to the pump? I mean whether pin 27 is switched earth or 12v output?

If...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,481
Posted By jonkem
There is a set sequence of dashboard lights...

There is a set sequence of dashboard lights before start up. When you turn the key on, the water temp light should be lit for a couple of seconds and then go out. You should then be left with oil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,481
Posted By jonkem
You can very carefully remove the hose at the...

You can very carefully remove the hose at the injector to know you have fuel pressure or not. You can easily remove the pump from the tank for manual testing and also to check the wiring at the pump...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,931,879
Posted By jonkem
If you're going to change to YZ forks, you need...

If you're going to change to YZ forks, you need to wait to get clamps because you'll change to a YZ top triple which has a different bolt pattern.

CR High are available in fat bars or 7/8" bars...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 02:31 AM
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Posted By jonkem
Thanks Dale, that's good info:clap

Thanks Dale, that's good info:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 02:27 AM
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Posted By jonkem
CR High Bars seem to be very popular for Dakars....

CR High Bars seem to be very popular for Dakars. I have them and they are pretty close to the original BMWs just a little higher.

I think RC bought clamps and everything else from HDB so he only...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,137
Posted By jonkem
Cheers Luis, looked at them now, identical...

Cheers Luis,

looked at them now, identical pattern with a stronger carcass.
Jon
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2010, 05:42 AM
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Posted By jonkem
On T63s?

On T63s?
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2010, 04:28 AM
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Posted By jonkem
Hi Dale, are yours labelled as 62S? ...

Hi Dale,

are yours labelled as 62S?

Jon
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,931,879
Posted By jonkem
Rear tyre question

I've been offered some cheap tyres for the Dakar but I'm not sure if they'll do the job, what do you all think.

They are 120/80 R18 62S Michelin T63s. I'm cool with the size as I'm getting a new...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 07:27 AM
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Views: 121,496
Posted By jonkem
Exactly what I thought about the dimensions but...

Exactly what I thought about the dimensions but maybe it'd be nicer a bit more angular? I can't be more specific but to me the speedbrain fairing looked more chiselled somehow?

I doubt I could...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,137
Posted By jonkem
Hi, they look like T63s on the BM & KTM. How did...

Hi, they look like T63s on the BM & KTM. How did they handle the mileage and what do you think anout them?
I've ripped the rear tkc80 to pieces on my Dakar so want a change!!

Cheers
Jon
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 10:46 PM
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Views: 121,496
Posted By jonkem
I realised that you'd have to do a bit of work to...

I realised that you'd have to do a bit of work to get the outside good enough. I suppose it'd depend how carefully you lay the mat all the way through the process, that would decide how good the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
There you go, I fixed it to the usual Dakar...

There you go, I fixed it to the usual Dakar thread standards.:clap

There may be a difference in dates between the US and UK bikes but the handles must be fixed to the subframe somehow? No...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 02:17 PM
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Posted By jonkem
Yes I have and so far they have remained intact...

Yes I have and so far they have remained intact despite the bikes best efforts to kill me repeatedly offroad. Maybe the long bar weights on cr highs stick out so far the dirt can't reach the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 121,496
Posted By jonkem
I thought it'd be good to have fixing tabs rather...

I thought it'd be good to have fixing tabs rather than seperate brackets where the fairing meets other parts. Nice to fix the fairing inside rather than through the face, that kind of thing.

This...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 121,496
Posted By jonkem
I watched a whole series of videos on you tube...

I watched a whole series of videos on you tube about making moulds from glass so the info is out there. I think the best way to remove your foam afterwards is as described before in this thread,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
2005+ ??? That is my own rack on my 2004, my...

2005+ ??? That is my own rack on my 2004, my design & manufacture(inspiration borrowed from another ADVrider). It isn't attached to the grab handles, it bolts directly to the subframe through the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
You won't like it when you need to access the...

You won't like it when you need to access the storage compartment underneath it :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
You need one of these for carring just about...

You need one of these for carring just about anything you can think of, the MKII has slots at the front as well :D

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h268/jonkem/Jons%20Zoo/Dakar/lugplate3.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 02:34 PM
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Posted By jonkem
Bit of a rub with wet & dry and that shaft's good...

Bit of a rub with wet & dry and that shaft's good for another 20k, maybe need to tighten the spring in the oil seal just a touch though.:rofl :rofl :rofl

John, did you check the internal bore of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 121,496
Posted By jonkem
Exactly what I was thinking of doing this...

Exactly what I was thinking of doing this winter!!! How about a thread providing a guide for us molding virgins?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,931,879
Posted By jonkem
First thing to do is pull the airbox off and...

First thing to do is pull the airbox off and check if some of the filter has gone into the throttle body, maybe holding the butterfly open?

When you get it fixed, fit a foam filter for sure!
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,931,879
Posted By jonkem
Hi GOB, A question for a skilled Ally...

Hi GOB,

A question for a skilled Ally welder I think mate. Compared to the Toyota Ally I had welded recently (the welder said it was wonderful stuff to work with!) that lower fork stuff from BMW...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,931,879
Posted By jonkem
So my bike hadn't had the recall work done on the...

So my bike hadn't had the recall work done on the loom, but it didn't make any difference really.

The recall was just to move & re-cable tie the loom behind the pre-load adjuster. There was no...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16,135
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Posted By jonkem
The new short was just behind & above the...

The new short was just behind & above the bracket, where a branch of loom crosses above the motor top mount.

There were previous repairs around the VR, between the pre-load bracket & multiplugs...
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