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Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,437
Posted By wiz.au
18 months on

Well, 18 months or so on, and many thousands of Kms.....

The helmet is nice to wear but here are the things that have made me upset:


Tinted sunshade mechanism jams up in the slightest amount...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
Another good thing SIX Viewer is good for. And...

Another good thing SIX Viewer is good for. And I've found a portal that does work through my work firewall!

Hmm, yeah, looks like a private road, but it goes through many blocks?? And it's on the...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
NSW Lands SIX Viewer...

NSW Lands SIX Viewer (http://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/)....but can't use it at work anymore.:cry

As well as Satellite, they sometimes have aerial photography which is even better! :clap

Looks like a...
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,558
Posted By wiz.au
Just wish I had the software you guys have, what...

Just wish I had the software you guys have, what is it..Solidworks?
My CorelDraw has 3D capabilities, but I only use it as 2D drawing, and it's more Graphics than design/technical.

I'll do what I...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 451,846
Posted By wiz.au
Electrical conectors

For those in Oz, Jaycar now have the Deutch connectors, but a limited range. About $6-$8 each.
http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?ID=PP2150...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
I was looking at that just before xmas for the...

I was looking at that just before xmas for the DSMRA XMAS Adventure ride. In the end, we went east instead of west, so I never got to check it out. The satellite pics I have access to seem to say...
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,558
Posted By wiz.au
Sidestand relocation

While I was doing my servicing on the weekend, I had a chance to climb under and have a better look. If we remove the two sub-frame rails, I think a mount could be made that attaches to where the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
Got my bike with 54,000km on it, and it ticked...

Got my bike with 54,000km on it, and it ticked over 90,000 last week. Thought I had better do the servicing thing, which turned into a _7_ hour job! So out with the air filter for a wash and...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
Full Throttle

Hoots, was it you that commented on the lack of throttle travel on my Dakar when it was outside Donk's shed one day? I didn't think anything of it as it pretty much felt the same as it always had.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 1,096,196
Posted By wiz.au
The headlight, windscreen & cockpit. (Ahh DOH! :D...

The headlight, windscreen & cockpit. (Ahh DOH! :D )

If no-one has posted the specs for the Dakar fork components by Saturday, I'll pull my old forks apart and get them to you. Unless by some...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
Oddessy Batteries

Tell that to the THREE dead ones I have in my shed. I got the first two replaced under pro-rata/goodwill warranty, but the third one they told me I would have to pay full price as "it's obviously...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
I don't understand what you mean by "enough...

I don't understand what you mean by "enough juice". Yes, they have nowhere near the Ah capacity for powering devices with the engine not running. But they start the bike fantastically. I agree that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By wiz.au
I know this is an old thread, but I thought I'd...

I know this is an old thread, but I thought I'd close it off by advising that the answer is "NO". The 2000-2004 model headlight and shroud is a slightly different shape to the post 2004 model and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
On my K1 I used a Vista for nearly 20 years. Had...

On my K1 I used a Vista for nearly 20 years. Had to take it off this year as I was knocked back during an inspection for "throttle not returning properly". It had started to get sticky and I didn't...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
The same pricks that did this 2 years ago (?) at...

The same pricks that did this 2 years ago (?) at Broulee or Moruya?
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
For auxiliary driving lights, I bought a pair of...

For auxiliary driving lights, I bought a pair of these from a local eBay supplier. Specifications are: "3000 Lumen, 30 Watt, 4x CREE XML T6 LED". They have an auto dim function to protect from...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,558
Posted By wiz.au
Until I downloaded the 3D drawings on my main PC,...

Until I downloaded the 3D drawings on my main PC, (as phone and tablet wouldn't view it) I thought it WAS secured to the fork, which was a concern I had with alignment and slight movement causing...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,558
Posted By wiz.au
Sorry, no ABS so I can't test it for ya ;). Im...

Sorry, no ABS so I can't test it for ya ;). Im happy to keep the simple setup I have. But I think you might need to do some real world testing with taking the wheel and axle on/off if that piece is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
High beam and driving lights or low beam?

High beam and driving lights or low beam?
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
Mines also done this from day one, with risers. I...

Mines also done this from day one, with risers. I haven't been able to fix it. I just slack off the adjuster.
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
Did you change the engine to a Rotax 650??...

Did you change the engine to a Rotax 650?? [emoji6] ....I consider "Speed" & "250cc" is mutually exclusive, he-he![emoji6]

Sorry can't help with tyre choice for a light bike but the MT21 and...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
Don't know, just asking, but what about Wee...

Don't know, just asking, but what about Wee Jasper Road at Cavan where it crosses the river?
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
Headlight Removal

I don't know of any good method but having the plastic warm and flexible would help not breaking things. It's just a matter of applying enough force to "pop" the white plastic bushes bit out, or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
Note on the pic of the 2007 GYTR, they use...

Note on the pic of the 2007 GYTR, they use "corrugations" and a matching profile on the handlebar yoke. They are not "infinitely" adjustable in the slot. Only 4 positions. As long as the nut is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 1,096,196
Posted By wiz.au
Yamaha forks conversion kit

Finally got around to posting my RATEL Axle kit in the Flea Market
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25745292#post25745292
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
RATEL axle kit for sale

Finally got around to posting my RATEL Axle kit for sale in the Flea Market.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25745292#post25745292
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
I ended up doin nearly 400km last Sunday just to...

I ended up doin nearly 400km last Sunday just to get to xmas parties and drinks! Put a full tank in at Spence when we left and rode into Eaglehawk on the way home on fumes with a 350km range.

Also...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
It's bugger all, just enough to adjust the...

It's bugger all, just enough to adjust the steering head bearings. The frame part where the pin from the steering lock goes in is slotted vertically about 3mm I'd say.

EDIT: I found the better...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
And the matching handlebar mounts, with offset,...

And the matching handlebar mounts, with offset, to give you 4 position. For interest sake, Yamaha decided that one back, one standard, and two forward positions were the best options to deliver for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
I found the GYTR YZ 2000-2003 top clamp. And they...

I found the GYTR YZ 2000-2003 top clamp. And they did the same thing. The later 2007 top clamp got the slotted holes, so you can make up your own mind why GYTR moved from two holes to slotted?
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
The only problem with doing that is the top of...

The only problem with doing that is the top of the key barrel will then move 10mm up or down in the clamp. It will either be 10mm BELOW the surface of the top clamp and you won't be able to get the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
Hmm, when Frank did my forks, I watched him, and...

Hmm, when Frank did my forks, I watched him, and I don't recall him needing to use spacers. He may have slipped them in while I was doing something else, but I don't recall. Are yours the 46mm...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 22,953
Posted By wiz.au
Linky? :wink:

Linky? :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
To space what, I wonder?? :scratch

To space what, I wonder?? :scratch
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
GYTR triple clamps

I only have WR top clamps here, with the curved front face and two bolt holes per handlebar clamp.
But I thought you said "SINGLE" bolt holes, like on the newer 48mm forked bikes?
With all my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
One memorable job I worked on him with, was a...

One memorable job I worked on him with, was a chook farm whose manager said the chooks in the shed were dying to to lack of airflow cooling in the shed caused by the rise of the local council waste...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
I have a scientist aquantence/friend I worked...

I have a scientist aquantence/friend I worked with at CSIRO who wrote the software they use to work out how high a wind power turbine should be installed. He also rides bikes and now I see he's into...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,907
Views: 379,731
Posted By wiz.au
Especially as he wanted nothing to do with...

Especially as he wanted nothing to do with putting a set of rings in the K1...apparently it's "too old" for him to work on! :cry Still managed over 1500km in a week on the Safari, even if it did use...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16,300
Views: 1,981,214
Posted By wiz.au
NUP! 18in tubeless rear rim! :evil

NUP! 18in tubeless rear rim! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5,200
Views: 739,991
Posted By wiz.au
How were you able to tell that?

How were you able to tell that?
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