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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Squily
Ok, but let's backup a second. Give us some more...

Ok, but let's backup a second. Give us some more info on your bike. I'm not all that familiar with the different models. You have an RD03 650?

Carbs aren't the only reason for heavy fuel usage....
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
With ACV- do you mean the vacuum diaphragm that...

With ACV- do you mean the vacuum diaphragm that lifts the needle?

No, they are not the same. You can buy aftermarket membranes for the RD03/4 from guys in Europe. For the RD07- Honda original and...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13,865
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Posted By Squily
http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv287/Squily_bu...

http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv287/Squily_bucket/AT/ATjets_zps26014d76.jpg

But... if you run an aftermarket pipe and an K&N air-filter type, you'd probably have to rich out or run the risk...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
Nope- bought it new. Perhaps some dimwit at...

Nope- bought it new. Perhaps some dimwit at Honda-dealer doing the servicing whilst under warranty? Who knows :csm


All I know is, I gave up on the warranty after the 1st year (and started doing...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,856
Views: 344,402
Posted By Squily
Ah yes- 1989-1993. But how does it work? Is...

Ah yes- 1989-1993.

But how does it work? Is there a quota for these permits? I.e: if I find one in Europe and import it- will I get registered if it's 'road-legal'?

When I tried to bring my BMW...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
"If you have a post 2003-> Varadero, you have the...

"If you have a post 2003-> Varadero, you have the Iridium plugs."

Not sure about that Two-plugs. I've got an '09 and it didn't come with Iridium plugs. But agree they're worth fitting and all I...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,856
Views: 344,402
Posted By Squily
Bit off the subject- anybody know how the...

Bit off the subject- anybody know how the 'enthusiast import system' works?

I saw an RD07 (think 96) is on the list
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,160
Posted By Squily
Not so bad when they switch the lights off, but...

Not so bad when they switch the lights off, but the bitumen gets rolled up at 6pm :deal


Want to pop by for a bbq? BYO. Cheaper than the nightlife and plenty of room for people who want to crash...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
Found Honda to be pretyy good if you;re prepared...

Found Honda to be pretyy good if you;re prepared to wait and pay the premuim. They did a 'special order' for me for the carb diaphrams and it took over three months.
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
No, but sometimes it slips off the swingarm....

No, but sometimes it slips off the swingarm. Replace it after you've stuck the wheel back in
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
Turn the wheel slightly on its side/at an angle....

Turn the wheel slightly on its side/at an angle. Pull towards the side. Rear fender deforms slightly, but comes out easily enough
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2,856
Views: 344,402
Posted By Squily
My mate dropped this off and our new place on the...

My mate dropped this off and our new place on the weekend as a house-warming pressy. Nice fire-bucket :evil


...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
My mate dropped this off and our new place on the...

My mate dropped this off and our new place on the weekend as a house-warming pressy. Nice fire-bucket :evil


...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 380,023
Posted By Squily
I really think this forum needs a 'like'...

I really think this forum needs a 'like' button!!! :evil
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
No, but it does depend on the life it's had. If...

No, but it does depend on the life it's had. If you don't ride a lot, but have aggressive conditions (e.g. salt on the road), then any moisture that gets in will be trapped and corrosion would be...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
I've got Givi crashbars on my Dero. Can't...

I've got Givi crashbars on my Dero. Can't complain. Was easy to fit without taking anything off. And they're still on one piece, although I've not had to use them in anger. You do need to replace the...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
Varadero rear shock question

I was supposed to leave on a 6k roundtrip this morning. Packed the bike up yesterday arvo, pushed it off the centre stand and the rear shocky shat itself.

Any suggestions as to a replacement?...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,856
Views: 344,402
Posted By Squily
Varadero rear shock question

I was supposed to leave on a 6k roundtrip this morning. Packed the bike up yesterday arvo, pushed it off the centre stand and the rear shocky shat itself.

Any suggestions as to a replacement?...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,643
Posted By Squily
:clap And nice report b.t.w. PS: I...

:clap

And nice report b.t.w.


PS: I bit the bullet and got an old Tiger Trev. Should have asked for color-coded drip-tray though :deal
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
IMO: JE Pistons = very good. Wiseco suck. If...

IMO: JE Pistons = very good. Wiseco suck.

If you're looking for a quick fix and parts are not available, try stripping out the piston and taking it down to the spare shops. You'd be surprised...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
See: different strokes for different folks. ...

See: different strokes for different folks.

Personally I've never liked the HRC colors or see people's fascination with them. :huh


Now the model I 'quoted'- that gets my heart rate...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
Replaced the ICU today with original. Poured fuel...

Replaced the ICU today with original. Poured fuel down the gullet. No go- did have a nice backfire through the carb.

Will swap flywheels and see (just in case). There is fuel "all the way" and...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
Checked the flywheels on both motors- identical....

Checked the flywheels on both motors- identical. Measured the angles of the magnets/sensors. Number of them. Checked the key didn't move/slip. Couldn't find anything. Both motors are late model RD04...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
Yes- no spark and on the AT, the starter won;t...

Yes- no spark and on the AT, the starter won;t turn at all
When you have the computer plugged in on the ICU and you run the engine, it displays all the values on screen- e.g. revolutions, timing,...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
Eh? Fine - also checked the connectors under the...

Fine - also checked the connectors under the tank.
Physically disabled / bypassed. Won't turn over the engine/starter if it's 'working/activated'


You can also 'electronically' disable all...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13,865
Views: 4,854,007
Posted By Squily
Tech question

Swapped motors on the AT, but can't get it running. Double, tripple, quadribble checked the following and its all spot-on:


mechanical timing (e.g. valve timing etc)
electronic timing (have a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10,017
Views: 1,786,143
Posted By Squily
Don't know if it's the same thing, but my wife's...

Don't know if it's the same thing, but my wife's CRF keep cutting out when you're slowing down- soon as you pull in the clutch, the motor would die. press the starter button, and it fires up again no...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,407
Posted By Squily
You're a scholar and a gentleman!!! Enjoy

You're a scholar and a gentleman!!! Enjoy
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
Small trip report

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23921148&postcount=79


http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv287/Squily_bucket/Flinders%20Classic%202014/IMG_6455Medium_zps46742b53.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 29,300
Posted By Squily
Small trip report- there and back again by Freudo...

Small trip report- there and back again by Freudo Baggins

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23921148&postcount=79

...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 910,131
Posted By Squily
Flinders Classic 2014: from Esperance and back again

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23921148&postcount=79


http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv287/Squily_bucket/Flinders%20Classic%202014/IMG_6455Medium_zps46742b53.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,160
Posted By Squily
Flinders Classic 2014: from Esperance and back again

Was looking forward to the Classic this year. Was sure Trev and the crew was going to put on a great show again. Izaak was stuck here in Esperance for a few weeks waiting for Anje to heal up on...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 29,300
Posted By Squily
Mainly my shirt!!! Disgraceful! :lol3

Mainly my shirt!!! Disgraceful! :lol3
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 29,300
Posted By Squily
Don't want to answer for her, but we made it as...

Don't want to answer for her, but we made it as far as Maree on Monday. Had to turn around as it was too wet to continue Tuesday morning. A station owner warned us- better to get held up there than...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 29,300
Posted By Squily
almost ready

Maybe we've got too much stuff- and we haven't packed the beer yet!!!

http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv287/Squily_bucket/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG975_zps09c50d00.jpg
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 90,864
Posted By Squily
Rocks? What rocks? There be no rocks in Flinders...

Rocks? What rocks? There be no rocks in Flinders right?
http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv287/Squily_bucket/2013%20Flinders%20Classic/IMG_1363Medium_zps9be38169.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
Already posted to Vara forum, but don't mind ...

Already posted to Vara forum, but don't mind

Not sure of exact price difference, but definitely cheaper if you can get a 'cheap' AT bashplate. Not so nice for sure, but effective I think. I got...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 467,896
Posted By Squily
Africa Twin bashplate

Finally fitted the AT bash plate on the Vara. Surprisingly easy-


the two front bolts match up
you need to do a bit of cutting to get the bashplate fit around the crashbars
need to drill...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 704,831
Posted By Squily
Just out of curiosity- what about metal parts...

Just out of curiosity- what about metal parts around the compass that'll affect the accuracy? I remember from army days that rifles, magazines and even chest-webbing buckles affected our compasses...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 29,300
Posted By Squily
:rayofGot my shirt today :rayof

:rayofGot my shirt today :rayof
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