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Forum: Australia Today, 04:16 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
:clapThanks guys:clap ... Thanks :D the...

:clapThanks guys:clap ...


Thanks :D the offer is appreciated... but I wont really have time :lol3 and I'll probably be going through there at about 3am :lol3

The 1200km practice lap at the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Excellent writeup, Thankz...

Excellent writeup, Thankz...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
A short 1min fail vid for you to "pick the tune"...

A short 1min fail vid for you to "pick the tune" on:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rKKt1O5z58Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

(keep in mind... I ride...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
I pay extra for the $2000 worth of improvements...

I pay extra for the $2000 worth of improvements on my bike... but the cost and hassle of replacing those parts, I'd strip it before lodging a claim... Most my bits I had to order part by part from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
and this is why it should be in your lounge...

and this is why it should be in your lounge room!:lol3

Hope it all works out well for you... might be worth pulling the farkles off it before the insurance company get their hands on it... bash...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 573,711
Posted By FLICKIT
Summer Solstice 1600km

Plan change... The Fatman barge is going to trip me up again... it doesn't run till 9am, I'll be a couple of hours early I think, so I'll have to go via Savage River/Waratah again:

Google maps -...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Screens For Bikes, light tint: it was a bit...

Screens For Bikes, light tint: it was a bit pricey at $142aud delivered...
http://www.screensforbikes.com/shop/yamaha/wr-250-r-08-12-2/

I have no complaints, it certainly makes the long...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By FLICKIT
^^^^ Wise words :norton The longer the...

^^^^ Wise words :norton

The longer the better, you could never get bored down here... I'm 3 years in and I feel I've barely scratched the surface:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
Mirrors are on the list of things to do, I was...

Mirrors are on the list of things to do, I was thinking about the KTM style ones but I like to perch my helmet on the right mirror when I stop, (makes camera/intercom battery changes easy), not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
and a video from a while back that I dont think...

and a video from a while back that I dont think I've posted;
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/C60vi_lvBWQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

From:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1100724c_zps3f651a46.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1100735c_zpsb6ba0870.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,789
Posted By FLICKIT
It wasn't too bad: ...

It wasn't too bad:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1100097c_zpsa0068d86.jpg
One of those things ya have to do once in your lifetime if you live in Hobart :lol3
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,789
Posted By FLICKIT
Sunrise up there can be impressive: ...

Sunrise up there can be impressive:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1100104c_zpsd7139c9b.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1100133c_zps6d99fcdf.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
I very much doubt it... I think stock is 108...

I very much doubt it... I think stock is 108 links... I'm using 110, and with a D606 and 14/49, it's barely long enough, the wheel is almost all the way forward on the adjustment, and a new tyre...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
To add to the fuel tank talk, I was analyzing my...

To add to the fuel tank talk, I was analyzing my usage the other day (for future reference), I might as well share the info here::norton

My biggest fill up with the 4.7g IMS was 17.35L, 4.6...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 573,711
Posted By FLICKIT
Summer Solstice IronButt

Almost time to take on the Summer Solstice 1600km IronButt... Monday Dec 22nd has 15hr 21min of daylight (sunrise 5:29am, sunset 8:50pm)

Proposed route:
http://goo.gl/maps/I0ClU...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:35 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Re:Oil Changes I work on the principal:-...

Re:Oil Changes

I work on the principal:- once it looks more black/burnt than honey coloured, it's time to change it... Burnt oil doesn't lubricate or cool like nice clean oil...

So far with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Funny how we all say that after the first ride...

Funny how we all say that after the first ride :lol3

Congratz :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Dont worry about it... ride it and enjoy it.......

Dont worry about it... ride it and enjoy it.... :D

I got mine with about 2000 miles on it... by the state of the oil I suspect it had never had an oil change... it doesn't seem to have hurt it......
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Page 4-17 of the owners manual has the...

Page 4-17 of the owners manual has the min/max/std spring length listed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 11:35 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
To add to the above: (more nit picking) ...

To add to the above: (more nit picking)

.Some complain about not enough rebound dampening on the rear, I haven't really noticed an issue but I don't ride it that hard...

.chain sliders can...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By FLICKIT
or a Dominator, they often come up cheap... (+...

or a Dominator, they often come up cheap... (+ have electric start)
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
2 x 6" cable-ties taped back to back... then...

2 x 6" cable-ties taped back to back... then press the cable tie heads into the buttons... it's still a bit of a pain, but easier...

:)
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
This gave me a laugh: <iframe width="640"...

This gave me a laugh:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/iPX78wti7RA?list=UUl9w31JHw1LWAQ9RVGgJMGg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
But... does it start ok now? :evil Could be...

But... does it start ok now? :evil

Could be down to running the battery low, then flooding... shit happens... If it's starting ok now I wouldn't worry too much about it... (maybe get a battery...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 06:31 PM
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Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Do you have a good hill near by? might be worth...

Do you have a good hill near by? might be worth attempting to roll start it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
Crank it over, hold it full throttle... it seems...

Crank it over, hold it full throttle... it seems to work on the odd occasion mine is reluctant to start....
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,400
Posted By FLICKIT
:clap Nice ! :clap (Great editing :wink: )

:clap Nice ! :clap
(Great editing :wink: )
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 114,034
Posted By FLICKIT
Didn't you make some spacers for the front? ... I...

Didn't you make some spacers for the front? ... I think I got the heads-up from one of your posts...

The fit for the one I got:...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 573,711
Posted By FLICKIT
There's not too much between Lake St Clair and...

There's not too much between Lake St Clair and Queenstown other than a couple of rest-stop and lookout areas...

At the northern end of Lake King William at Derwent Bridge (near Lake St Clair)...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
I'd be very cautious... you'd have to make up a...

I'd be very cautious... you'd have to make up a blanking plate to go over the pump hole... and there's the risk you could screw up the pump mating surface and end up with leaks around the pump...
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By FLICKIT
The issue is... upside down forks, you cant slide...

The issue is... upside down forks, you cant slide the old seal off the top of the fork like with standard forks... good suggestion other wise :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
I'm fairly content with the 250, and even if a...

I'm fairly content with the 250, and even if a 450 came out I would wait a couple of years to find out what issues it had before I jumped onboard :lol3 (+ it takes time for large tanks and such to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks Woofer, this is the info I was hoping to...

Thanks Woofer, this is the info I was hoping to get :D appreciated :D

The yamaha seal/bush kit is what I had my eye on (5ET-W003B-00-00), it seems the best value for money... around $50us, but...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
So you like the AC-10 fronts? I have one on the...

So you like the AC-10 fronts? I have one on the back of the XL that did ok but I haven't tried a front yet... What sort of k's are you getting out of them? and do they wear the middle knobs into a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks, but Procycle don't seem to sell OEM...

Thanks, but Procycle don't seem to sell OEM parts...



I'll probably hang off till our dollar picks up a bit, didn't realize it was so low... For now I'll just prepare a wishlist and work out...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks, I've considered that... (and Aus-Post...

Thanks, I've considered that... (and Aus-Post have a similar service now, but they're fairly pricey)... but I'd rather not go that way if I can find another option/dealer that will ship here...
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
I've used them for years for other stuff, but...

I've used them for years for other stuff, but they wont ship Yamaha parts to Australia...:cry
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By FLICKIT
Can any of the Aussies recommend a good US OEM...

Can any of the Aussies recommend a good US OEM parts supplier that will ship to Australia?

I need to get a few parts and there's no way I'm going to pay Aussie prices..
Example: sprocket nut,...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 573,711
Posted By FLICKIT
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