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Forum: Australia 06-29-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,201
Posted By Aussie Steve
Some real world weights here:- ...

Some real world weights here:-

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21532525&postcount=169

Its interesting but doesn't really mean much when it comes to riding them. Where the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,948
Posted By Aussie Steve
Don't think that ones any good. I...

Don't think that ones any good.

I understood pre 2000 lc4 ran right way up forks with 17mm axle, 2000-2002 USD with 20mm axle and 2003 on 26mm?

Aren't certain duke and sm hubs also wider...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By Aussie Steve
Very cool gismos. gotta say 10 points for the...

Very cool gismos. gotta say 10 points for the motobrain allowing switched or rheostat inputs. There are some things I wouldn't want to fiddle with a screen to adjust.
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Aussie Steve
Was using a pair of the ballards ones, pulled the...

Was using a pair of the ballards ones, pulled the one on carb breathers apart to clean and found the filter material had broken up and fallen apart.

Gone back to cheap paper element plastic...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4,684
Views: 474,046
Posted By Aussie Steve
Went to a 1.6, find it better offroad. Got...

Went to a 1.6, find it better offroad.

Got mine from Ashs in Brisbane, pretty sure they are easy enough to find and you could get one locally.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4,684
Views: 474,046
Posted By Aussie Steve
Paint codes aren't a universal thing but many...

Paint codes aren't a universal thing but many places will recognise some.

KTM orange is meant to be an Iveco trucks Aranchio Europcar colour with codes of IC185 or 50585? I couldn't find anyone...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 59,323
Posted By Aussie Steve
That sux, but at least you found out before you...

That sux, but at least you found out before you got down there. Had that one before.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 131,611
Posted By Aussie Steve
That why they make mikuni and keihin versions.

That why they make mikuni and keihin versions.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,672
Posted By Aussie Steve
You can buy tanks designed for scooters:-...

You can buy tanks designed for scooters:- http://www.stako.pl/index.php?id=menu&kat=1&lang=en#fragment-2 Doubt anyone would have got them approved for use in Australia though.

Yes eepeqez vapour...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Aussie Steve
You need a better boltshop. M16 x 1.25 shouldn't...

You need a better boltshop. M16 x 1.25 shouldn't be a big dilemma, they are hard to find here :- https://www.bolt.com.au/m16-125-mf-bright-hex-std-nuts-p-13499.html If its like the 640 it isn't a...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,898
Posted By Aussie Steve
Happy birfday you old bugger.

Happy birfday you old bugger.
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By Aussie Steve
Wouldn't consider adventure riding without them....

Wouldn't consider adventure riding without them. They aren't the most comfortable thing but well worth the effort in my opinion.

Would say its time to actually go out and try them on rather...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By Aussie Steve
Repacked my akro recently, may work for you. ...

Repacked my akro recently, may work for you.

Only way I found to get the caps off was a socket which was firm in the pipe with a long extension on it and patiently working caps up and down then...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 107,297
Posted By Aussie Steve
Was doing well with them. Had put in several...

Was doing well with them. Had put in several orders, but had issues with missing parts and incorrectly supplied parts in the last one. As they wouldn't respond to any of my correspondence about it I...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,384
Posted By Aussie Steve
Wasn't there a turbo charged 2 stroke ski-doo...

Wasn't there a turbo charged 2 stroke ski-doo type creation? Would presume that would be where you start researching whats required to make it run properly

Cant remember who or when but thought...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4,684
Views: 474,046
Posted By Aussie Steve
IIRC also had problems with the headlight on. ...

IIRC also had problems with the headlight on.

Mine was easy to spot once you pulled the fuses

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg31/aussiegser/6153f9c7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,861
Posted By Aussie Steve
Primary size is the size of the pipes that go...

Primary size is the size of the pipes that go onto the head, correct with spacing.

Trev has cleared up exhaust question

Are you sure about being able to buy separately or has Derek hit the nail...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,684
Views: 474,046
Posted By Aussie Steve
Troy, Last problem I had like that was a...

Troy,

Last problem I had like that was a bad connection at the fuse from regulator to battery. At low charge like idle would be fine, when the revs rose the power flowing through it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,861
Posted By Aussie Steve
I don't think you can buy the head without the...

I don't think you can buy the head without the cover, they are a matching pair and the brand new one I bought came as a pair.

Check you old inlet valves to see if they need replacing too. The...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,063
Posted By Aussie Steve
Was awhile ago now, think I tried from 15 to...

Was awhile ago now, think I tried from 15 to 30psi. I did want to come to grips with it as it wore so well but just couldn't.

Would like to try one on the little 530 but wont pay full whack for...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,063
Posted By Aussie Steve
Did try one on the 640 and took it off because it...

Did try one on the 640 and took it off because it was just too sketchy.

Did throw it on a drz after I'd lost a stack of weight and didn't seem as bad, maybe a tyre thats just no good for heavy...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 28,691
Posted By Aussie Steve
Not going to be too long before its here at an...

Not going to be too long before its here at an affordable price with usable range for commutes and a few hours playing in the bush. Reckon they will be a good thing.

Will be interesting to see how...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Aussie Steve
Hmm, thought with people extolling the virtues of...

Hmm, thought with people extolling the virtues of it on here it would be a little hardier.

Hear what you are saying with it being fact of life with dirtbikes and have plenty of other probs with...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 614,614
Posted By Aussie Steve
Sure, but not with me riding it.

Sure, but not with me riding it.
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Aussie Steve
Bedliner help please

I recently sprayed my clutch cover with bedliner as it was looking pretty daggy. Although its a bad smart phone photo you can see how it came off on the first ride.
...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 39,073
Posted By Aussie Steve
Good to hear from you mate. Keep up the...

Good to hear from you mate.

Keep up the good work in getting back on your feet.
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Aussie Steve
What pump are you running? Haven't taken enough...

What pump are you running? Haven't taken enough notice of it as not something I would need but thought the adv spec pump had a lower pressure than its almost identical counterparts??

Also what...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 170,196
Posted By Aussie Steve
690s run efi and I thought the xr guys preferred...

690s run efi and I thought the xr guys preferred mikuni TM's???

Some info on 640 FCR Jetting here:-

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5515972&postcount=5

If you want I have a...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,684
Views: 474,046
Posted By Aussie Steve
Not bad advice. Last time mine failed I kept...

Not bad advice.

Last time mine failed I kept using it until I pulled the motor down. By that time bits of it had found their way into the gearbox oil pump and stuffed it and a gear and shaft in...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 170,196
Posted By Aussie Steve
Dont know about klx cam chain but I thought you...

Dont know about klx cam chain but I thought you could buy drz chain by the link and riveted master links from link international. Maybe easier dealing with an excess of chain than not enough?
...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,994
Posted By Aussie Steve
I'd ask, seeing as the 660 smc is on there which...

I'd ask, seeing as the 660 smc is on there which is pretty much a 640adv which weighs 30kgs less and makes more power.
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 16,381
Posted By Aussie Steve
He's wearing pants, I'm fine with the helmet....

He's wearing pants, I'm fine with the helmet. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By Aussie Steve
No issue Mikeice. Project stalled for a...

No issue Mikeice.

Project stalled for a while but plan to pick it up again shortly.

So what stroke is your crank?
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7,672
Views: 1,268,581
Posted By Aussie Steve
Thanks, if it was the 98 or 96db I wouldn't think...

Thanks, if it was the 98 or 96db I wouldn't think twice. Big jump down in noise to the 92db so wanted to check first, you dont have an issue with yours??
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7,672
Views: 1,268,581
Posted By Aussie Steve
Akrapovic baffles

I bought my 530 with an Akro fitted and no baffle. While it does sound great its too loud for some of the local bush tracks which are close to houses.

Question is has anyone tried the 92db insert...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,640
Posted By Aussie Steve
Horrible news, my thoughts are with those he left...

Horrible news, my thoughts are with those he left behind.

Rest in peace Megs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7,672
Views: 1,268,581
Posted By Aussie Steve
Just bought a 530 to share the garage with my...

Just bought a 530 to share the garage with my 640, have only done 400ks or so on it . Initial reaction is how good this thing is just putting around at low speeds, so light and such low centre of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,064
Posted By Aussie Steve
Went from a 1150gs to a drz400 and hated it, not...

Went from a 1150gs to a drz400 and hated it, not quite what you asked for but anyway. Moved up to a big single and am happy with it.

Maybe you will be happy with a 250 like sidetrack is, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By Aussie Steve
Will do

Will do
Forum: Australia 12-08-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 21,145
Views: 2,551,753
Posted By Aussie Steve
Well I hope if nothing else you enjoy your...

Well I hope if nothing else you enjoy your issues.

A good point, no plans short term but would like to do another run down south.
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