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Forum: Face plant 06-24-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,329
Posted By achile
If you cause an accident, you loose your right to...

If you cause an accident, you loose your right to drive in Romania for a minimum of 90 days. (more, if there are victims)
You can get it back one working day before you leave the country if you ask...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
The piston reaches the top of his rotation two...

The piston reaches the top of his rotation two times per cycle. Once, with the valves compressed, once decompressed. If this isn't the issue, you shoud rotate the cranck until the valves are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
For whom it may concern: Driven by the...

For whom it may concern:


Driven by the need of commuting, advriding and dirt riding, I started a little project.
19 and 17 wheel set to presevre the knobbies on the OEM wheels and commute(cush...
Forum: Face plant 06-07-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,329
Posted By achile
Vasile? :)) That's a very unusual name for an...

Vasile? :)) That's a very unusual name for an Irish man... Care esti, mah?

I only did what I felt like doing. I had some problems on the road, been in Shit's Creek...and it feels like Hell.
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,329
Posted By achile
I was in Bucharest. Bill told me he was comming...

I was in Bucharest. Bill told me he was comming to Bucharest and asked for a hotel. I suggested the Ibis, close to the Marriot.
We had a cup of coffee in the morning and went our separate ways....
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
The chain broke. The inner plates from a link...

The chain broke. The inner plates from a link just snapped. It was chain failure.
I was getting off a sidewalk and gave it a kick to jump off it. After 20 meters, the chain was on the road.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
Had a nice day...broke my chain, picked it off...

Had a nice day...broke my chain, picked it off the street, 20 m behind the bike...fixed it with a hammer...idled it to the nearest shop...got a new one. Yeeey:puke1
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,329
Posted By achile
Damn teenagers.... You can't leave them out of...

Damn teenagers.... You can't leave them out of your sight....

The bike...
http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y383/atanasiud/DSC00480_zpsa5358014.jpg

The bike an the cop:...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,329
Posted By achile
:) Thanx for the thumb's up. It was nothing... ...

:) Thanx for the thumb's up. It was nothing...
I couldn't leave you with those damn jackals.
I'll post some pictures with the skoda, the traffic cop and the triumph tomorow. :D

So, guys, if...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 45,059
Posted By achile
so...any updates??? I keep checking the thread!

so...any updates??? I keep checking the thread!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,798
Posted By achile
We should all ride bare-ass! Esspecialy in cactus...

We should all ride bare-ass! Esspecialy in cactus country!!! =)) :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
I opened up link from x-ring chain when I...

I opened up link from x-ring chain when I shortened it. I was running a DIY chain oiler. The interior had nice, clean oil. The oil will also keep the chain clean. It's not messy if you have it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
my next chain kit: - honda transalp front...

my next chain kit:
- honda transalp front sprocket
- ktm 990 adventure rear(with some special farkles)
- 525 DID ZVM
- automatic chain oiler
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,798
Posted By achile
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP25ESglx8E ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP25ESglx8E


yeah...it's a trend now...enduro boots are for wimps :)))
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,050
Posted By achile
KEEPS TAKING MONEY KAN'T TAKE MUCH I have...

KEEPS TAKING MONEY
KAN'T TAKE MUCH

I have some experience with KTM riders who think that WP suspension is magic... No, it's really not, you also have to tune it!! Good thing they're halfwits and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
Shit, dude! That's a wreck! OEM case saver and...

Shit, dude! That's a wreck! OEM case saver and all, it messed everything up! I feel your pain!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,798
Posted By achile
I can guarantee that my technique is flawless. I...

I can guarantee that my technique is flawless. I started the beast barefoot a few times and in flip-flops while working on it.
The jetting was off and the linkage was totalled. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,798
Posted By achile
Update: - I was running a B53E needle, on the...

Update:
- I was running a B53E needle, on the second groove, so the mixture was way lean, I set it on the forth; the jets are 175 and 68s
- the throtle valve linkage was messed up and the valve was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
So...I had a litle chat with my right foot-peg...

So...I had a litle chat with my right foot-peg bolts. One came out when he saw the 1 m long lever...the other one was a tough bugger. Heated it, hit it, messed up the allen key, the socket got round,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,033
Posted By achile
yup...all of them sound like a can of bolts...

yup...all of them sound like a can of bolts rattling around. And they do a funny thing while idleing on the stand...they move! :rofl



Moto_psycho, how are the valves?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 989,122
Posted By achile
Did that with a Super Tenere...nasty litle...

Did that with a Super Tenere...nasty litle bugger...and damn cow. Only the engine weighs about 80 kg
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
Fork tool by-pass

Hey, guys!

I just did the drilling, shimming and oil change on my piggy's front fork. I wanted to make the fork tool, but a seasoned grease monkey instructed me on by-passing the tool.


You...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,151
Posted By achile
You should get something that fits the folowing...

You should get something that fits the folowing criteria:
- light
- dirt-oriented suspension
- low maintanace
- road worthy
- smooth power delivery

I'd go for the xr400 or the dr 350 for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
lean mixture or an air leak check the needle...

lean mixture or an air leak
check the needle position and the jetting
check the throtle valve for wear
check the carb boots
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,622
Posted By achile
Chris, how are you mate? Haven't seen you in a...

Chris, how are you mate? Haven't seen you in a while! Call me if you drop ever want to drop in :freaky :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 663,346
Posted By achile
wtf??? I just had a monster bonner!!!!!:eek1

wtf???
I just had a monster bonner!!!!!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
The cam chain is very resiliant. It may stretch...

The cam chain is very resiliant. It may stretch over time.(60 k km+)
The problem is that I found two pigs with seized links, but they were sitting around for a while.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
Strip it to the frame and engine. Check the...

Strip it to the frame and engine. Check the clutch bushing, check the timing chain, camshaft, tappets and the valve ends.
Wash everything and put it back togeder with lots of grease. :deal
Get...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-25-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 45,059
Posted By achile
Like he said...use water :D. 1 l of water = 1 kg

Like he said...use water :D. 1 l of water = 1 kg
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,421
Posted By achile
I did my top end last november. I had a difficult...

I did my top end last november. I had a difficult choice to make. Go stock or put in hotcams and big bore. I went with the stockye. It all depends on what you want to do with it and how it reflects...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,421
Posted By achile
My friend, it seems to mee that you have an...

My friend, it seems to mee that you have an all-mighty itch to crack it open and see how it ticks. So...you are seeking the approuval of your peers...

DO IT! Change the worn parts and you'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
Dosen't the pump need a bit of priming? If...

Dosen't the pump need a bit of priming?

If you don't smell gas, you can always use a seringe and a hose to squirt some gas in the cylinder. My xtz 750 Super Tenere had this nasty habbit.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
I don't think the battery could be an issue(the...

I don't think the battery could be an issue(the starter dies before the spark in case of a empty battery), but just to be on the safe side, connect a car battery.
The engine turns, the injectors...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-23-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
So... electric diagram in full color, shop...

So... electric diagram in full color, shop manual(with the troubleshooting chapter open) and a good electrics guy. If everything except the spark is ok, then you must track the ignition circuit....
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21,734
Views: 2,582,300
Posted By achile
The two pins are worn and the holes are oval. The...

The two pins are worn and the holes are oval. The bolts from a 520 master link are the perfect size. I sent them to a machine shop. They called me today to inform me that the link is ready for...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
In Romania, we use an old sock. We soak it with...

In Romania, we use an old sock. We soak it with gas and put it in front of the airbox intake :evil:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
:evil grab the plug, hold on to the cylinder head...

:evil grab the plug, hold on to the cylinder head and give'er a turn! That's how you make shure it gets juice.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-21-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
Diagram??

Do you have an electric diagram in full color and high resolution? My dad's an electrical engineer. I can ask him to take a look.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,363
Posted By achile
Take the front end and put it on a Xr650r :evil

Take the front end and put it on a Xr650r :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 01-20-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,779
Posted By achile
Bump! Ok, rewind... Please state the...

Bump!

Ok, rewind... Please state the simptoms and what was rulled out. It's simpler to keep track
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