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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 394,641
Posted By warewolf
Is that the same for the Keihin PWK series on my...

Is that the same for the Keihin PWK series on my 2-stroke EXC, which is also a slide carb? Is that why the jetting chart lists the needle and clip position, not just idle jet and main jet?
Forum: New Zealand 06-29-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,429
Posted By warewolf
Fuxed.

Fuxed.
Forum: New Zealand 06-29-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,429
Posted By warewolf
...don't mention the war. :lol3

...don't mention the war.


:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 06-27-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
Ditto; we'll be there. Come say hello - we'll...

Ditto; we'll be there. Come say hello - we'll have an orange ezi-up, Shar will have the mighty XT250 and my KTM is #163.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,024
Posted By warewolf
Yebbut it's not 18Ah, but rather 18 in lead-acid...

Yebbut it's not 18Ah, but rather 18 in lead-acid equivalent performance. I'm happy with my 14.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 619,841
Posted By warewolf
Givi luggage does that. It's very, very rarely a...

Givi luggage does that. It's very, very rarely a PITA. You get used to the unlock/open/latch/remove key sequence pretty readily.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,024
Posted By warewolf
Shorai now have a new recommended product for the...

Shorai now have a new recommended product for the 640: LFX19A4-BS12. Weight, AmpHours, and CCA are all up by about 10% over the 18 and well up on the 14 that used to be their "standard...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,347
Posted By warewolf
LC4 Shorai Battery installation...

LC4 Shorai Battery installation (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834233)
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
Awesome ride up Altimarloch lads! :freaky

Awesome ride up Altimarloch lads! :freaky
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
Beware the K270, it's by far and away the worst...

Beware the K270, it's by far and away the worst tyre I've used. Slides on dry tar with very little provocation. Wore into a triangle shape with 3mm tread depth difference between high and low spots....
Forum: New Zealand 06-14-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 21,881
Posted By warewolf
Put a big capacitor across it?

Put a big capacitor across it?
Forum: New Zealand 06-08-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By warewolf
The Trophy had something like .4 & .75 dual rate...

The Trophy had something like .4 & .75 dual rate springs. I had issues with the softer portion coil-binding with a jolt, usually while tipping in... puckering! The Ohlins were .9s, the lightest they...
Forum: New Zealand 06-08-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By warewolf
Heaps; but perhaps I'll just mention some stuff...

Heaps; but perhaps I'll just mention some stuff that is likely relevant. I put Ohlins springs and RaceTech emulators in my Triumph Trophy Super III; that took a bit of sorting. I used the lighter of...
Forum: New Zealand 06-03-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
is that the auxiliary in case of driveshaft...

is that the auxiliary in case of driveshaft failure??

[emoji12]
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,347
Posted By warewolf
The KTM OEM one for the early LC4, it's the...

The KTM OEM one for the early LC4, it's the mirror image of the SX/EXC version, and uses the SX/EXC inner guide.

Retaining Plate Chain Guide '94 502.07.070.044
Chain Guide Rear '94 546.07.066.100...
Forum: New Zealand 06-03-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
Not that I know of, but if it is on NCC land then...

Not that I know of, but if it is on NCC land then I wouldn't go antagonizing them. We get a pretty good deal at the moment, with access to the Maungatapu when other motorised vehicles are prohibited,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,347
Posted By warewolf
Don't brake at night. This bike is new to...

Don't brake at night.

This bike is new to you, isn't it? Was it sprung and valved for you? Mine used to compress the front end simply from cornering forces, but after going up a spring rate it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,241
Posted By warewolf
Good plan!

Good plan!
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By warewolf
DR650 is an awesome bike. Massively popular in...

DR650 is an awesome bike. Massively popular in this part of the world. It's a metric shit-tonne lighter than the KLR, but doesn't come standard with a huge tank or fairing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,241
Posted By warewolf
If you have the domed washer and bolt system, yes...

If you have the domed washer and bolt system, yes replace it every time.

If you have the permanent 27 mm alu nut and lock washer - what we were discussing :-) - use 60 Nm and Loctite 243.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,347
Posted By warewolf
Recently there was a discussion about these for...

Recently there was a discussion about these for VFRs. The silicon ones are slippery and have a tendency to pop off the pipes. I'm not sure I'm prepared to risk that. It's a fairly big downside...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,241
Posted By warewolf
Yebbut the 27 mm nut is re-used, so you have to...

Yebbut the 27 mm nut is re-used, so you have to re-apply the Loctite each time.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 423,564
Posted By warewolf
You want it narrow at the front so it doesn't...

You want it narrow at the front so it doesn't kill your inside thighs, and to reduce the effective seat height (because your legs go down not out then down). But you want it wider at the back for...
Forum: New Zealand 05-18-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,855
Posted By warewolf
Dishwash is super slippery when wet and works...

Dishwash is super slippery when wet and works great for getting tyres on. Unfortunately, it stays on the tyre and rim, and when the wheel gets wet the dishwash becomes slippery again, encouraging the...
Forum: New Zealand 05-18-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
Dammit, weekend away to Hanmer, otherwise I'd be...

Dammit, weekend away to Hanmer, otherwise I'd be in like Flynn.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 423,564
Posted By warewolf
RaceTech make an end cap that is removable, and...

RaceTech make an end cap that is removable, and has a valve, which makes the shock serviceable.

I had mine done at 18 months old, 8000 km, and with no signs of a leak it only had half the oil it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,241
Posted By warewolf
60Nm + Loctite 243. :deal

60Nm + Loctite 243. :deal
Forum: New Zealand 05-09-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By warewolf
Neck braces are prevalent at races. If they prove...

Neck braces are prevalent at races. If they prove their worth, I expect they'll be mandated. I'd like to have one.

I too have heard that jackets (especially armour placement) and getting dressed...
Forum: New Zealand 05-09-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By warewolf
This could be a time-lapse thread! For bikes and...

This could be a time-lapse thread! For bikes and the forests LOL
Forum: New Zealand 05-08-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,429
Posted By warewolf
Mark I totally understand that you are still in...

Mark I totally understand that you are still in the 'try before you buy' phase, as it were. If money were that important, we'd be driving a Corolla not riding *any* bike. :-)

I bought the 640...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7,266
Views: 1,335,347
Posted By warewolf
The 640 alloy plate has rubber buffers against...

The 640 alloy plate has rubber buffers against the frame rails, but is rigidly mounted as well.

Be more worried about a quiet top end, as it means the valves don't have enough clearance. The...
Forum: New Zealand 05-07-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,429
Posted By warewolf
Btw awesome trip gents! My plans changed so I...

Btw awesome trip gents! My plans changed so I managed to get a Sunday afternoon ride on the VFR thru Kohatu, Kawatiri and St Arnaud. Lots of bikes everywhere :-)
Forum: New Zealand 05-07-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,429
Posted By warewolf
Or those on old airheads either don't make it...

Or those on old airheads either don't make it that far, or are ecstatic that they did! LOL
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,738
Posted By warewolf
The torque values specified in early model forks...

The torque values specified in early model forks have also been revised down, according to my suspension guru.

He said that too tight pinches the fork tube which can interfere with the suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By warewolf
Nah, bollocks to that! The bike should run...

Nah, bollocks to that! The bike should run correctly, no matter how it's ridden - mine always has, before and after mods: '05 Adventure with cored SuperTrapp, race airbox side cover, BST jetted to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,587
Posted By warewolf
Great info, thanks Clint!

Great info, thanks Clint!
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 503,103
Posted By warewolf
This is the older mount adapter for the KTMs:...

This is the older mount adapter for the KTMs: Barkbusters B54 Curved Bar Clamp Adapter (http://www.adventure-spec.com/default/handguards-barkbusters-b54-curved-bar-clamp-adapter.html). Would that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 503,103
Posted By warewolf
What about adapters like these, they are very...

What about adapters like these, they are very common, almost every fatbar manufacturer makes them, so any shop that stocks fatbars should be able to get some for you?

Zeta UX3 Clamp Kit...
Forum: New Zealand 05-03-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,036
Posted By warewolf
Picture says a thousand words, so that's about...

Picture says a thousand words, so that's about 13,000! :-)

Yeah, Hori Bay is neat. When we weren't allowed on the Maungatapu or Hira forest, we did lots of off-roading in there (as did many other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 503,103
Posted By warewolf
Did you read further down? I changed to the...

Did you read further down? I changed to the new-new BTC-06 mount which totally eliminates the problem on the EXC. One thing to check is that the BTC-06 is designed to fit alloy fat bars, not standard...
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