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Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 04:57 PM
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Posted By benno.h
Hey guys, Bit of a ride on the weekend on the...

Hey guys,
Bit of a ride on the weekend on the old girl (XR6, that is). A few hundred k's up the highway, trail riding with some mates when I got there, drinks at the pub and return home the morning...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 199,707
Posted By benno.h
This thread warms the cockles of my heart. I...

This thread warms the cockles of my heart. I fucking hate dealerships with a passion.

I bought a VW Golf as a graduation present to myself several years ago, and it got written off in some floods...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Nah it's just shit. Ended up ordering a...

Nah it's just shit.

Ended up ordering a Michelin AC10 for the front, and Pirelli MT43 for the back.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
What are people running for front tyres on the...

What are people running for front tyres on the piggy?

Have a d606 on the front but I really don't like it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Thanks for the reply mate, I just bought a...

Thanks for the reply mate, I just bought a Braking Wave rotor - didn't check the specs real close though, and the listed compatibility is for '95 and later (have a '92) - have there been any rotor...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Anyone running a bigger front rotor on dirt? ...

Anyone running a bigger front rotor on dirt?

I need a new rotor and pads, wondering if its worth the effort to upgrade.

Any recommendations for rotors, normal size? I'm running one of these...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 102,170
Posted By benno.h
Yep. Not sure if it's actually an XR's Only kit,...

Yep. Not sure if it's actually an XR's Only kit, but has big fins. I thought I posted a pic in this thread already.
Forum: Australia 07-30-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By benno.h
Thanks mate. The Argyle in Taralga looks pretty...

Thanks mate. The Argyle in Taralga looks pretty good.
Forum: Australia 07-30-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By benno.h
Recommend me a pub! Country NSW

Hey fellas,
I'm in Orange right now and a mate is in Canberra. We were thinking of meeting somewhere halfway in between for a few beers and a good pub feed.

Any recommendations?

Ta!
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Not necessarily the best way, but this is what I...

Not necessarily the best way, but this is what I did:
- drain all petrol
- fill with water
- use heat gun to soften area of tank you need to mold
- mold with suitable object (piece of steam pipe...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Thanks mate, hadn't thought of that actually!...

Thanks mate, hadn't thought of that actually! I'll give it a try.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Speaking of big headlights... Since I put...

Speaking of big headlights...

Since I put the Trailtech race light on, I get some head shake beyond about 105km/hr.

Any suggestions on how to fix this?
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Well worth doing mate. Some details in my...

Well worth doing mate.

Some details in my thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=610778&page=20

I've managed to do it with just the standard XR600 carb-head boot, you can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Nice one mate! So, not a machinist error...

Nice one mate!

So, not a machinist error after all eh?! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Haha, well clearly you've never met me Christian!...

Haha, well clearly you've never met me Christian!

Bummer you have to sell your bike mate. I just got off mine - only rode to the shops (hasn't seen dirt in over a year :cry )

I'm still not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f305/benno_hew/6...

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f305/benno_hew/6115C994-7245-4884-A2EC-D28F1013EFE7-5305-000003D4679BE3D2.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Not sure mate - it stopped working last year when...

Not sure mate - it stopped working last year when I was up your way ;-)

I think it was probably the cable. I have gutted the old one to remove the light bulb holders and warning lights but I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Hm ok I might look into it. What do they look...

Hm ok I might look into it. What do they look like?

I have just cannabilised the stock speedo unit and harvested a few bulb sockets and the indicator/high beam light panel. I might try and figure...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Been trying to make a new dash to mount on my...

Been trying to make a new dash to mount on my Trailtech racelight.

The dash itself is easy, bent a piece of perspex to fit.

The electronics are annoying the shit out of me. I want a high beam...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By benno.h
As in, it has your blood type on it and may help?...

As in, it has your blood type on it and may help?

Doesn't matter.

In civilian hospitals I don't think it's even possible to order type-specific blood from the blood bank without a valid...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By benno.h
Blood type is pretty pointless in most cases. ...

Blood type is pretty pointless in most cases.

In the civilian world no one will EVER get a blood transfusion based on what's written on a helmet/dog tag/used condom wrapper.

They will get...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,595
Posted By benno.h
Love my Macpac bivvy but only if the humidity is...

Love my Macpac bivvy but only if the humidity is low.

Deserts with no trees = bivvy
Rainforest = hammock
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Thanks mate, I'd actually love some of those...

Thanks mate, I'd actually love some of those grey/black tank graphics but can't find them anywhere at the moment.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Trailtech racelight with 7" hi/lo conversion and...

Trailtech racelight with 7" hi/lo conversion and Voyager mounted up, not wired yet. Also have new plastics and seat cover - looking much better!
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10,572
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Posted By benno.h
Shoulda just turned up the stereo :evil My...

Shoulda just turned up the stereo :evil

My TT racelight and Trailtech Voyager showed up yesterday... Boatman/7"/hi/lo conversion in the works.

Unfortunately I won't have time to wire it all up...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,471
Posted By benno.h
refer to sig (I love kick start - no flat...

refer to sig

(I love kick start - no flat batteries, it really is easy to start, simple, reliable etc - only occasionally does it get a bit tricky, eg stalled in a really deep rut or precarious...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,808
Posted By benno.h
While you're riding around the Brissy I'd suggest...

While you're riding around the Brissy I'd suggest riding up and spending a night at Rainbow Beach, then maybe head inland for a couple of nights then head back to Brissy. Nice, easy days without too...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Just post it up here :D I have a USB port on...

Just post it up here :D

I have a USB port on my Aus spec XR600 but adding a battery hasn't occurred to me.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By benno.h
I just checked my old Wossner piston. It...

I just checked my old Wossner piston.

It has:
- an arrow that points forwards on the exhaust side
- serial number etched on the intake side
- trapezoidal, single valve relief with the biggest...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By benno.h
There should be - but it's one large and...

There should be - but it's one large and asymmetrical one instead of four small individual pockets.

I think there was some other marking that indicated the intake side on the Wossner piston I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Yeah it's bizarre isn't it. No way would I want...

Yeah it's bizarre isn't it. No way would I want my exhaust just under the carb!

Really wish I could find some of those grey decals. All new white plastics are on, cleaned up the tank as best I can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
anyone seen grey tank graphics like these around?...

anyone seen grey tank graphics like these around?

http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x50/sneekyfast/XRpics003.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Hey guys, anyone seen grey/black tank graphics...

Hey guys,
anyone seen grey/black tank graphics around?

I just bought some new plastics and the grubby yellowed tank is letting the rest of the bike down. Might look half decent if I could put...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 102,170
Posted By benno.h
Hi Mark, I purchased one of your original kits...

Hi Mark,
I purchased one of your original kits for my xr600r and it's been great - did a long (3 weeks) and rough trip with multiple falls and no damage to the cooler. I also felt a lot more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Swan is the damage only on one side of the piston?

Swan is the damage only on one side of the piston?
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,581
Posted By benno.h
Loving this thread.

Loving this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Yeah I have the odd electrical issue. I've been...

Yeah I have the odd electrical issue. I've been eyeing off a second hand, complete harness off ebay and thinking of rebuilding it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Christian, bummed you're still having so many...

Christian, bummed you're still having so many issues mate! Hope you get it sorted soon.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
Nah, piece of cake - about 5 minutes with the...

Nah, piece of cake - about 5 minutes with the dremel and some metal epoxy. The end that inserts into the airbox boot is a tiny bit too big though - I ground that down with the dremel as well but it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 1,432,265
Posted By benno.h
I run an FCR MX from a CRF450. I have an...

I run an FCR MX from a CRF450.

I have an adaptor from Noss Machine to make it work.
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