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Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Broken rear shock bolt

Here you can see just how little metal was still keeping it together.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Broken lower shock bolt

And if you do find rusted bearings in the swing arm, I would very strongly suggest, for the small cost, replace the lower shock bolt with a grade 8 or 10 high tensile.

I haven't yet worked out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,035
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Posted By wiz.au
Brembo caliper on a XT660 +YZ USD forks.

Because Dr and shrink says I'm not fit to be at work cause I raise my voice when I'm angry at dipshits doing stupid things. Which is why I'm fit to be HERE! :rofl

While I'm not at work, I am...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:18 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
300mm brake disc for Yamaha Wheel

Well, I've pretty much confirmed that there IS a 300x5mm brake disc that will mount to the Yamaha hub/wheel, but it's not easy to get or cheap. It was made for the circa 2006 Yamaha WR450F Dakar...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:34 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I agree with all of the above. And YES, I...

I agree with all of the above.

And YES, I shortened the extended length. The forks still compress to be the same measurement as Yamaha bikes, but 65mm shorter than BMW forks. This also means my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:28 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Yamaha vs Dakar fork travel measurements

Don't know what numbers Michael was putting up, but from my numbers....

I shorted the 2003 YZ forks about an inch, to make the extended / at rest / uninstalled length the same as the Dakar's....
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 04:15 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I haven't checked myself but I've been told...

I haven't checked myself but I've been told rental car companies dont allow you put their vehicles on the boat. They want you to hire the vehicles already in Tasmania I guess. I would have to not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Not a bad idea, but there's no Pillions allowed...

Not a bad idea, but there's no Pillions allowed on the first week "Off-road" event. I even hinted at one of the organisers riding it on for me, but that didn't go down so well.

Coming back, yeah,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Transporting a Dakar on it's side.

OK, here's one that's "out there"....

I'm booked in for the both the Off-Road and Road-Touring BMW Safaris in November in Tasmania. It's the 20th Anniversary of the BMW Safari's here in Australia,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Welcome to the asylum! :freaky For me, the...

Welcome to the asylum! :freaky
For me, the biggest issue you do not appear to have thought about is the Yamaha fork length and travel. For motard, do you really want 300mm travel and bike raised...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 06:56 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Ahh, so the "30mm" info I read is wrong then........

Ahh, so the "30mm" info I read is wrong then.....
Yeah, I looked up KTM bearing part number L45449. 1.1417in, or 28.999mm inner/shaft diameter.

So a 29x52x16mm taper roller would be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Use Yamaha lower SHB on KTM triple

It's just dawned on me that there are all these people machining KTM SX steering stems to fit BMM 28mm Bearings, when all they need to do is use two of the Yamaha lower 30mm steering head bearing:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
The only place I found selling Cannondale forks...

The only place I found selling Cannondale forks were asking USD$1200....yet there's history on eBay of them selling for as little as $200.

Still....I'm asking my suspension guy to compare WP,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Yeah, there's a bit flying around here.... not...

Yeah, there's a bit flying around here.... not confused, just a lot of numbers to consider all at once.

In a nutshell:
FG9910 Cannondale forks have the same fork tube dimensions as the Ohlins...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:09 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Some of mine are already missing, I think they...

Some of mine are already missing, I think they just fell out? They are only held in by a pin pushed in to a hole from what I can tell looking into the holes left in mine where it used to be.

What...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Can you post me a picture of the "rallye" plate? ...

Can you post me a picture of the "rallye" plate? I'm shopping for a new one myself.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Ahh, the reason for using Honda triple clamps...

Ahh, the reason for using Honda triple clamps becomes clearer!
02324-02 Fork Leg Outer, Honda, 52.9mm upper, 58.4mm lower.

From those measurements you could just insert a 0.5mm split spacer...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
And for me, the interesting part is that the KTM...

And for me, the interesting part is that the KTM and Yamaha clamps have the same diameters for the fork legs. So you could pickup a cheap Yamaha YZ250 triple clamp set, and a set of Ohlins FG103 KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I'm not either, and I said it! ;) Just...

I'm not either, and I said it! ;)

Just trying to make some sanity of why the 991's sell for HALF the price of "normal" Ohlins forks. Gotta be some reason why, even if it's just that Cannondale...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Have to say, you got that KTM fairing looking...

Have to say, you got that KTM fairing looking bloody good on the Elka tanks setup there mate.

Now, what are you going to do about that bash plate? :hide
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Clutch lever differences

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24532156&postcount=14340

00-04 Clutch lever pivot bolt is M6x25, BMW Part Number 32727651070
05-07 Clutch lever pivot bolt is M5x30, BMW Part...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 06:42 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
UK CPC account?

Sorry to post this here, but I'm desperate and don't know anywhere else I could ask this.

Do any of the UK based riders here have an account with CPC (Farnell)?
I need 4x ANSMANN 5035391...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
If they're for a YZ, aren't everuthing the same...

If they're for a YZ, aren't everuthing the same as Yammie forks? (Axle, caliper hanger?)

Why use Honda triples?

And from what I just read the FG9910 are a "budget" Ohlins fork made for...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,730
Posted By wiz.au
Ah...used to being in F650 Dakar/Sertao threads....

Ah...used to being in F650 Dakar/Sertao threads. Forgot we have XChallenge in this thread too and I missed that! [emoji16]
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,730
Posted By wiz.au
Hi Jarrad, I've been looking at replacing...

Hi Jarrad,

I've been looking at replacing the OEM engine plate and bars on my Dakar for a little while now. I want the extra ground clearance removing the OEM protection bars will give me. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Not sure you want to hard chrome plate it. First...

Not sure you want to hard chrome plate it. First time you clamp it in the forks, it will probably bubble or crack the chrome. Electroless Nickel plating would be better from what I gather. I can't...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 07:12 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Why is that Wayne, load current through the BMS...

Why is that Wayne, load current through the BMS solid state circuitry, or for heavier wiring for better efficiency? If there have been no reports of failed BMS units because of the fan current draw...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 07:05 PM
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Views: 318,910
Posted By wiz.au
Canberra to Nowra

Hi Guys,
Have to present in person with the original documents to the closest branch of my late father's bank (Greater Building Society) in order to get his financial records. That's Nowra.

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Yup, small round contact I think.

Yup, small round contact I think.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 02:26 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Errr....not a "Dakar" there mate [emoji6] ...

Errr....not a "Dakar" there mate [emoji6]

Yeah, much easier on a Sertao subframe. Not as easy on the F650GS Dakar's.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 02:18 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I haven't had any problems with my Shorai, 2years...

I haven't had any problems with my Shorai, 2years and -6degC starts. AFAIK I only have the standard regulator and have completely discharged my battery by leaving the headlight and heated grips on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Forum limits you to one attached pic per post of...

Forum limits you to one attached pic per post of certain size or smaller.

To put more pics of higher quality you have to "host" the pictures yourself somewhere else and then use the "insert link...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
I have been trying to do this for a while, and so...

I have been trying to do this for a while, and so I can read the GPS while standing. I want to mount something to the metal subframe using the bolts that hold the windscreen on. But as someone said...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 02:33 AM
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Posted By wiz.au
Agree technically but the compression dampening...

Agree technically but the compression dampening control being easily accessible on the frame is nice, and the Wilbers have both compression and rebound on the remote I recall?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:35 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
300mm Yamaha brake disc

Da-Nah! :D. OK Not perfect as it's 4mm like my Armstrong, and not the easiest thing in the world to find.

2003 WR450F "Dakar Setup"...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Correct me where wrong Hansenwerk... ...

Correct me where wrong Hansenwerk...



You open the headlight by removing the glass (plastic?) lens.
Drill out the bulb/globe opening to accommodate the projector assy.
Fit the projector...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14,921
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Posted By wiz.au
Ahh, bugger.....so the plastic housing changed,...

Ahh, bugger.....so the plastic housing changed, hmm, yeah, but it's relatively cheap @$60??
2001-2004 is 46632346396
2005-2008 is 46637687553

But why I'm confused is the parts fische says...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:17 PM
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Posted By wiz.au
Actually, I'm not sure this has made it into...

Actually, I'm not sure this has made it into Wayne's notes yet?
Upper: Yamaha 93332-00078-00, is actually a Koyo 320/28JR (or 4T-320/28X) 28x52x16mm
Lower: Yamaha 93332-00081-00, is actually a NTN...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,730
Posted By wiz.au
Pics

OK, I promise to put the footpeg brackets on and wash my bike, and take some more pics next week.

I think the only thing I don't have of yours is the brake line guide?? :huh Oh, and the rear...
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