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Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 60,290
Posted By idler
big bore

Has anyone on here done the xl600 cylinder swap?

100mm xr slug, xl600 cylinder?

is it a simple bolt up affair?
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 60,290
Posted By idler
i got my 85 club paperwork sorted out and will...

i got my 85 club paperwork sorted out and will take her into vicroads first thing monday morning but i am having trouble finding a replacment 85 muffler - let me know if you want to part with one or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,816
Views: 1,512,820
Posted By idler
Thanks BSW. pretty dear... i had a mountain bike...

Thanks BSW. pretty dear... i had a mountain bike custom disc cut for me a while back by hope tech in halifax for 20 sterling. i may ask them if they would do a bigger one.

also is 12:1 the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10,816
Views: 1,512,820
Posted By idler
hi, i have a supermoto xr600 and am trying to...

hi, i have a supermoto xr600 and am trying to find a large rotor (aprox 300mm) that will bolt straight onto the front dirt wheel so i can run a dirt and street setup without messing around

thanks
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 60,290
Posted By idler
can anyone point me in the direction of an 85...

can anyone point me in the direction of an 85 caliper bracket for a 300mm disc - i have just got my hands on and 85 dual carb supermoto

i want to be able to run road wheels (cbr 250) and dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 118,832
Posted By idler
take 2

take 2
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 118,832
Posted By idler
I brought myself this little treat; and i...

I brought myself this little treat;

and i need a favour: i am thinking about rejiggering the head and want to know the bolt pattern for the four head studs (504 or 605)

i.e X mm by Y mm ( i...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 60,290
Posted By idler
G'day guys, some quick questions if i may; 1...

G'day guys, some quick questions if i may;

1 - any recomendations on the best place to get an engine rebuilt in oz?

2 - i am thinking of chucking a pair of these on to avoid rox risers and high...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10,816
Views: 1,512,820
Posted By idler
Thanks Steve, i have powdercoated my frame and...

Thanks Steve, i have powdercoated my frame and this gets me out of having to weld a rear brake bracket on.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10,816
Views: 1,512,820
Posted By idler
Where can I get a bracket like this?

does anyone recognise the master cylinder bracket? or know of a bolt in equivalent bracket? http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/Mobile%20Uploads/xr600MCbracket_zps8adaaaaa.jpg

thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10,816
Views: 1,512,820
Posted By idler
can one of you guys tell me if the earlier and...

can one of you guys tell me if the earlier and later output shafts are interchangable? i.e. would i be able to sling a newer version in to replace my 6 spline version?

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
Progress has recently resumed with my moving...

Progress has recently resumed with my moving house and getting lumbered with a smaller garage....

on the upside I got the frame back;...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
one more thing - where is good for honda parts in...

one more thing - where is good for honda parts in oz?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
splitting them was quite time consuming. in the...

splitting them was quite time consuming. in the end i had to chock them up on the top case and tap the primary shaft to get that back dowel off.

also who has an opinion on the gear condition and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo3_zpsbfa292f7.jpg




http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo2_zps95d63b4f.jpg
this was a dog to shift, made a bush tool...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
ok, so i have split the cases which involved...

ok, so i have split the cases which involved cutting the kickstarter off. http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo1_zps2957e03f.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
i am going back to the uk on 07/12 with an empty...

i am going back to the uk on 07/12 with an empty bag so as to bring back as much of my tool kit as possible.

tickled it with a dremel which we tickled it with but alas it was no match for a mig...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
also presumably you had the broken bit - i sadly...

also presumably you had the broken bit - i sadly don't.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
ok, thanks ghost mutant, i stand corrected. i...

ok, thanks ghost mutant, i stand corrected. i remember watching magnesium burn in chemistry at school and had visions of being left with only the gears and crank after my cases went up. thus the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
some work to do; ...

some work to do;

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo4_zps472e8bf1.jpg
i think this has had it.

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo3_zps016ec934.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
some more photos; ...

some more photos;

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo5_zpsbe952170.jpg

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo4_zpsd07be4ba.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
after looking at the photo of the rocker i also...

after looking at the photo of the rocker i also had to check again but i think it is fine. - it is at least smooth and consistent.

the cam chain tensioner is a nicely made part although quite...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
I am quite good at starting projects and not so...

I am quite good at starting projects and not so great at finishing them so I have decided to push forwards with this one and get the frame shot blasted and powdercoated.

I went to a local firm;...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
Brilliant advice - i have ran both and she was...

Brilliant advice - i have ran both and she was registered and is clear of any history. I will confirm that i can register her without the CP with vic roads.

found out she is actually an 89.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
it was all going so well and then i had to call...

it was all going so well and then i had to call it a dayhttp://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo4_zps84c9ea8f.jpg

so i am buying a drill tomorrow then i guess.

Thanks for your...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo8_zps2299755c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
looks like the motor is getting rebuilt then. ...

looks like the motor is getting rebuilt then.

its a 1990 motor - what would you change/upgrade?

I think for ethanol i can increease the CR.

has anyone ever tried total seal piston rings?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo4_zps11b8df65.jpg
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo5_zps8527bee0.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo2_zpsbbffe5b8.jpg
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo3_zps667566c4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,068
Posted By idler
xr600 single handed rebuild with a twist

Hi Guys,

I have loved reading the xr rebuilds and have wanted one for a while so here is my single handed rebuild (i broke my arm a couple of weeks back) with lots of pics, and a few new ideas.
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