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Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 12:25 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
Cry Re Bells P etc

Hi Lisa .. . .FWIW I had the same thing myself about 30 yrs ago, & was told that it often befalls folks who travel in cold/drafty vehicles, ie truck & taxi drivers etc. In my case it occured after...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2011, 01:37 AM
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Views: 540,240
Posted By Broo C em
When in Borneo . . .

.. . ,& there's a good chance you'll enter via Kuching in Sarawak, be sure to try the famed local 'Laksa' soup-dish ~ Kuching was reputed as the 'Laksa Capitol of the World' back when I passed thru...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By Broo C em
Yeah, 'Ernie', thats right . .. I musta been...

Yeah, 'Ernie', thats right . .. I musta been thinking of old Jim who was the owner of the ancient bush pub at Newnes near Lithgow west of Sudney, he'ld been there ALL his life as his parents had I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By Broo C em
Ah good, I hated to think that his house woulda...

Ah good, I hated to think that his house woulda been left to deteriorate THAT much SO quickly, it was much tidier when I last saw it mebbe 10 yrs back. . . . :norton
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By Broo C em
. . .fwiw & iirc, if thats the road I think it is...

. . .fwiw & iirc, if thats the road I think it is then Riwi Alleys (sp ?) old house was/is along there somewhere, might be the 'abandoned' one ya found . .. . & 'old Jim' lives (or lived) at the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Broo C em
POR15 do a good inner-tank sealant system, & iirc...

POR15 do a good inner-tank sealant system, & iirc there's another single coat system called 'Kream', or 'Krim' or sim .. . . ask Brian K about it Phil.

TH

BrooC :norton
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Ta ;-]]

Ta ;-]]
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
I keep my bum on the seat mosta the time anyway...

I keep my bum on the seat mosta the time anyway (folks never usedta stand much way back when I learned to ride, when the world was in black & white!) . .. . I usually only get stood up to ease the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Comfy Butts

Thanks .. . do you have a link to/for him plz? Anybody got a stock seat they wanna sell (pwetty PLEASE)?

BrooC DownUnder :norton
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Tanks & Butts

Is there word of any other makers than Aqualine supplying tanks for the WRR yet?

Whats on offer now regarding improved seats, I fancy this one but cant find out where it is from ..

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Broo C em
I expect it will TOTALLY root the fibreglass...

I expect it will TOTALLY root the fibreglass ones! :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,198
Posted By Broo C em
re "Like JMJ, I wonder why Brucie didn't help...

re "Like JMJ, I wonder why Brucie didn't help lift your bike out of the hole!"

Becoz a gentleman likes to keep his boots clean & dry, not like that wallowing dirty-bastard 4skiNZ !
(As a special...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2009, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Rear is 2.15, cruise speed & mileage totally...

Rear is 2.15, cruise speed & mileage totally dependant on speed, wind, load, gearing .. . but for a ballpark figure go with approx 55mph & 125m . .. but YMMV!

HTH
BrooC DownUnder :norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2009, 01:02 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
Myself I couldnt be bothered with a speedo...

Myself I couldnt be bothered with a speedo 'healer' that WILL only give accuracy in distance OR speed ~ mucho crapola afaic. . . . I just threw on a Trailtech Panoram & it's problem solved!
I left...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2009, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
C/S Spwoket

re "I need help!! got a 12t c/s sprocket. i cant break the 27mm nut loose".
The factory put em on VERY tight & iirc with some threadlock as well. Just take it to a workshop that has the usual...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Question Which PC version ?

I was just site-surfing for a 'best price' on a PC module & noticed that the MorePowerRacing shop list a PCIII for the '08 250R, & a PC 'V' for the '09.
As (afaik) the two bikes are pretty much the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2009, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Holes in ali Bars

What 'borg said last page is spot-on, & holes out near the extremities of the bars are NOT going to become a failure point anyway . .. . . . tis MUCH more important to check that the bar-clamps have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
.. . 'zacktly why I quit out of a DRZ400 & a KTM...

.. . 'zacktly why I quit out of a DRZ400 & a KTM 525 for the WR2-2. Less IS more!

BrooC DownUnder :norton
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2009, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
.. . surely this is a case of 'horses for...

.. . surely this is a case of 'horses for courses', &/or personal preference? I've owned a DRZ & regardless of the 'math' it sure FELT a lot heavier, especially when having to lift it back up after...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 67,554
Posted By Broo C em
Great report you guys, the sort of stuff that...

Great report you guys, the sort of stuff that makes the world smaller & helps expand understanding . . . . hard to comprehend why that Dubya clown wanted to blitz these people, with their ability to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2009, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
Case saver

. .. . . whats wrong with the stock plastic one? It can be mounted without the cover, it should be good for at least one (rare) chain-failure event, & it would likely be cheap to replace if it ever...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2009, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
WRR Forum . ..

.. . where'zat at then?

bROOc DownUnderer :norton
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Puke Spwokets etc

My WR's c/s nut (first time when new) would NOT budge with the usual homeshop tricks, so I just rode down to the Yamashop & they only had to give it a nudge with the rattle-gun (air wrench) to free...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2009, 02:14 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
Wink Over BIG slabmiles it might mean an earlier new...

Over BIG slabmiles it might mean an earlier new chain, but in THAT case ya wouldn't wanna gear down, eh. . .. 12T cs fits with stock chain, but then with the 46T rear I hadda add a link to get it all...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2009, 02:20 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
Wicked No more speedo blues

With my gearing at 12/46 now everything is wunderbah, except for the stock speedo being way off . . .I followed a thread on TT for a while re Speedo Healers or adjustments to the stock unit as per...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
. . . even easier, install something like a...

. . . even easier, install something like a Panoram Endurance (or later/sim) Velcro'd over the face of the original Yamaha crapper, driven by a frontwheel pickup, same as the one I have on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Thanks to all ~ a bit of time at the keyboard has...

Thanks to all ~ a bit of time at the keyboard has saved me a bunch of time & dosh, expanded my 'mental envelope' somewhat, & even produced a few chuckles into the bargain!

Cheers
BrooC in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Thanks, been & read it now, & it looks to be...

Thanks, been & read it now, & it looks to be quite true about the speedo & odo handling the same signal differently. Buga! I need the mileage to be the accurate one .. . .
It looks like Yams re-cal...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
If it recalibrates the speedo surely the odo will...

If it recalibrates the speedo surely the odo will get the same message?

BrooC Confused :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Thanks YamWOW, very helpfull info. Cheers, ...

Thanks YamWOW, very helpfull info.

Cheers,
BrooC :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
1/ Fair enough re the kill sensor, mine has a...

1/ Fair enough re the kill sensor, mine has a tempry reprieve!

2/ Speedo Healer . . . que? What & where?

3/ Re "the distance-compensation tripmeter in "measurement mode." I assumed this was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2009, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
.. . fair call, so if I whip the top off & its...

.. . fair call, so if I whip the top off & its TOO too loud for my own taste then I can put the top back on & drill some holes. That looks like an 'Exit Strategy' to me!

On a different aspect, is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2009, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
.. . not fussed about how to get the gubbins off,...

.. . not fussed about how to get the gubbins off, pc of cake, just wondering about the +/- of boxtopmods .. . good pics of the 'complete removal' option by rustyg61 over on TT, gosee #41 in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2009, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
Question Air Box Mods

.. . getting back to R's, I note that most people seem to drill holes in the box top after removing the flapper, but I saw that instead of holes someone had removed the panel with the flapper &...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Yo Cluff, there's only 6 or 7 others now since I...

Yo Cluff, there's only 6 or 7 others now since I got terminally pissed with spending too much time tinkering with the PomBombs instead of riding BlueBikes (I still got the Pampera for visitors!) . ....
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Yep, I got that sussed (see my earlier post), was...

Yep, I got that sussed (see my earlier post), was just led astray by the fact that BigBlues instructions for the GYTR pipe doesnt mention the need to reinstal the sensor from old pipe/header to new...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 10:14 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Hey 'borg, it aint YOUR bike at all, iirc its...

Hey 'borg, it aint YOUR bike at all, iirc its your wifes too! These 'wives' sure do get spouiled rotten huh!

BrooC DownUnder :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Thumb Pipe mysteries

OK, mystery solved .. . the sensor needs transfered from stock mid-pipe & onto the new one.

NOW, I hear mention of removing the flapper valve but cant find a definite 'how to' .. . .could someone...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Broo C em
Question Pipe Mysteries

Hi all, I just started in to fitting a GYTR pipe to my R .. . something is a bit mysterious tho ~ there is a similar mounting boss on the GYTR in the exact same location as the X-UP valve (the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 03:31 AM
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Posted By Broo C em
[QUOTE=OlDirt58]Hello everyone, I wanted to offer...

[QUOTE=OlDirt58]Hello everyone, I wanted to offer my perspective on larger tanks on small bikes, I have one of these and have ridden it briefly street and dirt.
The appealing thought of going 300...
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