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Forum: Beasts Today, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
the main benefit of tubeless tyres is they...

the main benefit of tubeless tyres is they normally go down slowly allowing you to get it stopped.
Tubed tyres go down in the blink of an eye and make for some interesting times if you can stay on...
Forum: Australia Today, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By loxsmith
I've got one at home you can look at or try when...

I've got one at home you can look at or try when I get back Craig
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
Has anyone found an ambient Temperature readout...

Has anyone found an ambient Temperature readout in the Instrument cluster??
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
Time for change of subject here Can anyone...

Time for change of subject here

Can anyone recommend where is best to buy a DID X Ring chain and sprockets for an XC in the States???

For some reason before I bought the used bike the chain...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
Has anyone recalibrated the fuel sender to read...

Has anyone recalibrated the fuel sender to read correctly when fitted to the Safari tank?
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 146,800
Posted By loxsmith
Having trouble keeping up with your posts Ian,...

Having trouble keeping up with your posts Ian, they are flooding in

makes for a great read while hiding from some shitty weather

Glen
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,215
Posted By loxsmith
This is what was fitted to mine; 18.5kg or...

This is what was fitted to mine;
18.5kg or 1000lb Eibach part number 0800.225.1000 with RaceTech Gold valving to suit
Front springs were left alone for now

As you can imagine any change over...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
When I pulled my fuel pump to fit into the Safari...

When I pulled my fuel pump to fit into the Safari tank I found the OEM tank had a considerable amount of metal filings in it?? Slack cleaning after manufacture??
Bike had only had 2800 miles on it....
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
The plan at the moment is Vancouver mid June and...

The plan at the moment is Vancouver mid June and Alaska July to August
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
Roger did say he had done 1 other Tiger, not sure...

Roger did say he had done 1 other Tiger, not sure he recorded what he did?
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
Gents, thank you for the recommendations. I ended...

Gents, thank you for the recommendations. I ended up getting Roger from Onroad Offroad (a RaceTech Service Centre) in Austin to sort it out. Fitted an 18.5kg spring with Race Tech Gold valve
Took 2...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 59,277
Posted By loxsmith
Safari tank range

I get about 350 miles, what's that about 550km out of the Safari tank. What is everyone else getting?
Just keep in mind my bike has 200kg of bodies and crap on it
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 146,800
Posted By loxsmith
Love reading your updates, you must spend ages...

Love reading your updates, you must spend ages putting them together?

Anyhow, thanks for taking the time to share

Glen
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,268
Posted By loxsmith
The Race Tech dealer mentioned that the stock...

The Race Tech dealer mentioned that the stock rating was 8.9kg so mine is more than double the stock rate. The suggested new spring rates were between 18 and 22kg, the 18.5kg spring was in stock at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,268
Posted By loxsmith
Installed an Eibach spring 0800.225.1000 today ie...

Installed an Eibach spring 0800.225.1000 today ie 1000 pounds per inch or about 18.5kg rating (more than double the stock rating)
Race Tech valving to suit, what a difference

Can't call it the...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,043
Posted By loxsmith
A little off track but .... a couple of rubber...

A little off track but .... a couple of rubber bands around Beer cans stops them rubbing through

Just thought I'd share
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,268
Posted By loxsmith
I think 7mm head size is what is used on the...

I think 7mm head size is what is used on the Airbox cover? I ditched them the first time I checked the Air Filter and replaced with Phillips head screws

Why on Earth would you use 7mm and then...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,268
Posted By loxsmith
Exactly where is the fall sensor located, it a...

Exactly where is the fall sensor located, it a little hard to tell by the pic
I have been curious since I bought the bike as to it's location

Do you know what strength or shock spring that is? ...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,280
Posted By loxsmith
I've seen those signs "Meet RACQ Pilot Here" but...

I've seen those signs "Meet RACQ Pilot Here" but you are the first person I know that has actually used it
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,280
Posted By loxsmith
Had RACQ Ultra Cover (I believe there is higher...

Had RACQ Ultra Cover (I believe there is higher cover now avail called Ultimate) a few years back when we did a Postie trip to the Cape. The "Flying Fuck" ceased a big end at Musgrave Station. RACQ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 146,800
Posted By loxsmith
Ah Vietnam, the place where there are no rules....

Ah Vietnam, the place where there are no rules. Loved it
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 59,277
Posted By loxsmith
Don't rush out and buy a safari tank, the quality...

Don't rush out and buy a safari tank, the quality is the poorest I have seen on a safari product (I've had KLR & DR tanks before). I had to rehash every bracket to make it fit and it's still not...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
Need a heads up on replacement heavy duty...

Need a heads up on replacement heavy duty suspension for an XC

Just bought a used XC in Utah and we are using it extensively for touring the US 2 up fully loaded with camping gear etc etc
We...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,743
Posted By loxsmith
I am heading to the States soon to buy a second...

I am heading to the States soon to buy a second hand XC and the seller tells me the side stand switch is broken. Can anyone tell me what I need to bring over to bypass this? I would prefer to make up...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,268
Posted By loxsmith
Re Spare tank

As luck would have it a friend of mine dropped off a near new 800XC tank at my place yesterday. Are you interested?, it will be cheap

It needs to be gone in the next 2 weeks before I leave for...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 189,268
Posted By loxsmith
It's taken me hours to read this thread, all 30...

It's taken me hours to read this thread, all 30 pages of it and every minute has been well spent

The never say die spirit can achieve amazing things, and the rebirthed Liger is testament to that...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 59,277
Posted By loxsmith
Just ordered one myself, thanks for the tip ...

Just ordered one myself, thanks for the tip

Glen
Forum: Australia 01-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 169,860
Posted By loxsmith
My business is SOLD so I'm flying outa here to...

My business is SOLD so I'm flying outa here to the US early Feb. If you want to meet a mad traveller introduce yourself to Richard Winter who lives in the Rocky area. You'll find him here...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 59,277
Posted By loxsmith
I blame you for this Troy, just bought an 2012 XC...

I blame you for this Troy, just bought an 2012 XC 2800 miles with $4000USD of useable extra's in Utah. Pick it up early Feb for a blast around the America's :clap
Business is sold so there are no...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 169,860
Posted By loxsmith
Happy New Year, a Ural on the beach has got to be...

Happy New Year, a Ural on the beach has got to be fun. It's on my list to do
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,111
Posted By loxsmith
We should meet at the Airport and swap keys, I'm...

We should meet at the Airport and swap keys, I'm heading to LA soon for an extended ride of 12 months or more :clap
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 169,860
Posted By loxsmith
I just paid $62.20 for a spare OEM pair from...

I just paid $62.20 for a spare OEM pair from Crazy Dogs Motorcycles at Burpengary
3888 3188
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,056
Posted By loxsmith
These low life's won't leave you alone on this...

These low life's won't leave you alone on this trip, will they?

I'd find a bar too
Forum: Australia 10-02-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By loxsmith
Barry check these out, Good Aussie designs...

Barry check these out,
Good Aussie designs that look like they went nowhere

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/newinventors/txt/s2006698.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/newinventors/txt/s1571337.htm
...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 169,860
Posted By loxsmith
It holds just on 40 litres The other week I got...

It holds just on 40 litres
The other week I got 815km to reserve and about another 30km to leave an unusable couple of litres in each cheek
Fitting instructions might as well have been translated...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,104
Posted By loxsmith
I'm out, the "Flying Fuck Postie" needs some...

I'm out, the "Flying Fuck Postie" needs some Palliative Careand I haven't got the time to stuff with it before the ride

Have fun boys, I'll be watching

Glen
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By loxsmith
Forgot to add that the taps come with either LHS...

Forgot to add that the taps come with either LHS or RHS outlet barbs
Forum: OZ Vendors 09-04-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 24,279
Posted By loxsmith
Support this Aussie Vendor, great communications...

Support this Aussie Vendor, great communications and orders arrive within 24 hours. What more do you want?

Now go place an order with Steve and his crew
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By loxsmith
Looks like they all leak, Safari sent me...

Looks like they all leak, Safari sent me replacement washers and it still leaked. Sent a complete tap and it still leaks

It's time for Safari to source new fuel taps from another supplier I think
Forum: Australia 09-01-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 169,860
Posted By loxsmith
Just did a run to Lawn Hill NP and got 850km to...

Just did a run to Lawn Hill NP and got 850km to empty out of the Safari tank.
Working on turning up an alloy adaptor that will allow the use of the stock KLR locking cap on the Safari tank
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