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Forum: New Zealand 07-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
Mark when do you fit Shinko 705 tyres on the SV?

Mark when do you fit Shinko 705 tyres on the SV?
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By andy mac
I can't answer your SIM question but suggest you...

I can't answer your SIM question but suggest you contact Wright Satellite Connections http://www.satconnections.co.nz/
A friend rented a iridium phone from them for a yacht trip to Fiordland which...
Forum: New Zealand 06-03-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By andy mac
I meant the channel type not lift on. But it is...

I meant the channel type not lift on. But it is probably Trax because they are also in Dargaville which isn't a large town.
My car does not have a Hayman Reece hitch, the carrier socket plate is...
Forum: New Zealand 05-30-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By andy mac
John the Trax carrier is also available on...

John the Trax carrier is also available on Trademe ttp://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/motorbikes/parts-for-sale/stands-lifts-ramps/auction-734885633.htm...
Forum: New Zealand 05-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By andy mac
I've been using a bike carrier like the...

I've been using a bike carrier like the Slipstreamer channel carrier on a Camry stationwagon for 5 years.
The standard rear springs sagged too much when carrying a WR250R and the headlights were...
Forum: New Zealand 07-05-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,843
Posted By andy mac
Hey Pete since moving to Christchurch you seem...

Hey Pete since moving to Christchurch you seem to have developed an affliction for buying blue Yamahas - XT660R, WR250F, TT250R. Has Gerry Brownlee appointed you saviour of the Chch motorcycle...
Forum: New Zealand 06-27-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,244
Posted By andy mac
Colin I have the standard spring from my 09 exc...

Colin I have the standard spring from my 09 exc 300 in the garage. I think it is a 6.9 but will find, verify & pm you.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2013, 07:44 PM
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Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
The washer is very thick like a spacer that...

The washer is very thick like a spacer that positions the cs nut so it can be peened into the groove in the cs.
I removed the washer and ran 2 cs nuts, I hacksawed the old peen lip off the bottom...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
Slideshow of my last adventure ride - 4 days...

Slideshow of my last adventure ride - 4 days through the high country of Central Otago, New Zealand. The WRR and KTM 640E are a good match.

http://youtu.be/3Y9CAUwfzX4
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
I also had to get the bike shop with impact gun...

I also had to get the bike shop with impact gun to loosen the factory installed cs nut. Since then I used a breaker bar and a padlock thru the rear sprocket and chain to stop the cs turning.

49...
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
What type of KTM, running how high gearing?...

What type of KTM, running how high gearing? Breakdown report for both bikes?
Forum: New Zealand 03-25-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
I was wondering what is "braking good etiquette"?...

I was wondering what is "braking good etiquette"? Obviously I'm a uncouth fella because I don't know any braking etiquettes :rofl

Wow you had an extreme adventure.

Pampa 1 Cnut hill 2
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 04:10 PM
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Posted By andy mac
Nice riding Indypup on your 2 hillstarts at 5:20....

Nice riding Indypup on your 2 hillstarts at 5:20. Those stopped riders were probably a bit envious of your skill (or blue bike) :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 02-12-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
I know Mark thinks there is no need for ride...

I know Mark thinks there is no need for ride reports recently because they cover the same territory however I feel last week's ride deserves comment.

There had been heavy rain earlier in the week...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,121
Posted By andy mac
Nice report Clint, you appear to be a connoisseur...

Nice report Clint, you appear to be a connoisseur of your food & booze:freaky
Forum: New Zealand 01-04-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 155,350
Posted By andy mac
That's just damn unlucky, commiserations mate.

That's just damn unlucky, commiserations mate.
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By andy mac
Pablo try carjam.co.nz.

Pablo try carjam.co.nz.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 10:05 PM
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Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
Hi HF, many thanks to you and Krabill for proving...

Hi HF, many thanks to you and Krabill for proving what these bikes are capable of and selflessly sharing your mods with the WRR community. :clap

Thanks
andy mac
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 09:24 PM
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Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
A couple of years ago mine was also not working....

A couple of years ago mine was also not working. From memory the white plastic indicator box inside the handlebar clamp was a loose fit so I used a 2mm ziptie tail as a packer. It worked and hasn't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 12:03 AM
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Posted By andy mac
I 've used both, the 100/100 was too skinny for...

I 've used both, the 100/100 was too skinny for optimum traction in mud but I was happy with the 110/100. Guessing they are between a T63 and MT43 in height.



Nice trail, amazing how video...
Forum: New Zealand 06-07-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
257 track two weeks in a row, don't you know it...

257 track two weeks in a row, don't you know it was Queen's Birthday not Groundhog Day?

You would enjoy Rangitaiki there is lots of forest single track on pumice.

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Forum: New Zealand 05-28-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,664
Posted By andy mac
Nice work ShewolfNZ. I know many people don't...

Nice work ShewolfNZ. I know many people don't like the pylons on the Rainbow Rd but I reckon they add to your photo.
Forum: New Zealand 05-28-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
I only fell over twice in the day and both were...

I only fell over twice in the day and both were captured on film! I blame the KTM's lofty seat for causing intermittent attacks of vertigo - at least the bog was a soft landing.

I decided...
Forum: New Zealand 05-28-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
The bike got dizzy :norton PS. I have...

The bike got dizzy :norton


PS. I have no idea what this Norton smilie means but it looks appropriate
Forum: New Zealand 04-23-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 155,350
Posted By andy mac
Nice report & photos Box'a'b.

Nice report & photos Box'a'b.
Forum: New Zealand 03-14-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
Well you may have noted that Mark & Glen are...

Well you may have noted that Mark & Glen are riding some very challenging trails recently. And my stamina has been found lacking so I decided to lose weight and the easiest way was to buy another...
Forum: New Zealand 03-11-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
I suffered thigh cramps on Saturday night despite...

I suffered thigh cramps on Saturday night despite drinking 3L of sports drink and was also jaded yesterday.

I've thought of Slime Hill as downhill only and dropped the rear tyre pressure to...
Forum: New Zealand 02-20-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,918
Posted By andy mac
It must've got easier over the last few years.......

It must've got easier over the last few years.... Yeah right!

Definitely was drier than your photo however I wouldn't normally consider trying this technical climb (there is a steep drop-off to...
Forum: New Zealand 01-16-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
Nice report Nutso :eek1

Nice report Nutso :eek1
Forum: New Zealand 01-16-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
:thumb Nice videos Glen.

:thumb Nice videos Glen.
Forum: New Zealand 01-15-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
Unfortunately GT collided with a car on a blind...

Unfortunately GT collided with a car on a blind corner at low speed on a gravel road. As he went over the handlebars, the barkbuster clamps ripped chunks from his thighs and cracked his tibia. They...
Forum: New Zealand 01-12-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,518
Posted By andy mac
On Sunday 15 Jan GT & I are doing a Waiarapa...

On Sunday 15 Jan GT & I are doing a Waiarapa gravel ride to test his extra fuel capacity prior to the Dusty Butt. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: New Zealand 12-06-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 118,058
Posted By andy mac
I've been outed, oh the shame. But better a real...

I've been outed, oh the shame. But better a real tree than some common Nelson gorse :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 11-25-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,901
Posted By andy mac
Update: I saw Dan in Hanmer Springs on Thursday...

Update: I saw Dan in Hanmer Springs on Thursday 24 Nov. All's well, he was going up the Rainbow Rd to get some photos for a Euro magazine. I advised him not to attempt to go thru to St Arnauld as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
IMS 3.1 on ebay - no affilation. ...

IMS 3.1 on ebay - no affilation.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/WR250R-X-IMS-3gallon-Gas-Tank-Natural-WR250R-WR250X-/120810803258?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item1c20e2903a

I like the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
1 Working thru aperture for Yamaha fuel pump...

1 Working thru aperture for Yamaha fuel pump locate the short white hose that runs from the Safari fuel pump (nipple on rear of tank)
2 Extract end of hose and cabletie the hose to Yamaha fuel pump...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
Possibly your chain has some tight links and you...

Possibly your chain has some tight links and you adjusted the tension to the loose links, therefore when the suspension compressed and the tight links rotated, the too tight chain began sawing into...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,128,956
Posted By andy mac
:clap Congratulations on your excellent result...

:clap Congratulations on your excellent result Don. It looks like awesome riding conditions.
Forum: New Zealand 03-22-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 155,350
Posted By andy mac
:eek1 Isn't this overly ambitious Steve, it will...

:eek1 Isn't this overly ambitious Steve, it will either make or break Mandy? I know you have the window of opportunity but perhaps you should shorten it or add some laydays?
Forum: New Zealand 03-05-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 54,264
Posted By andy mac
Yeehah Bart, now we want photos of those shiny...

Yeehah Bart, now we want photos of those shiny parts dirty :D
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