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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:00 AM
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Posted By Chill
One from today's Christmas eve ramble through the...

One from today's Christmas eve ramble through the D'Aguiler ranges. The grey is growing on me but I'm loving the 400km+ range and having tires with some grip in the loose stuff again....
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:45 AM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
Merry Christmas all! I've got some massive...

Merry Christmas all! I've got some massive catching up to do on this thread, not read much in a month or so due to work being hectic and no internet at home. Anyway, hope everyone is well and safe...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,224
Posted By Chill
reply Too close to a full knobbie for my...

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Too close to a full knobbie for my use I think (as is the 606 and others similar in tread pattern), I sometimes do trips of 2,000 to 4,000 kms that usually include 75% to 85% tar... though...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
I stretched mine a bit with a big easy out to get...

I stretched mine a bit with a big easy out to get a pingle in there. It's only one feed tube but it's bigger than the standard ACERBIS tube. I don;t see why it would be a problem to put a standard...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,951
Posted By Chill
What does that mean? Finally wore out the...

What does that mean?

Finally wore out the rear 705, 12,000km, the rear still had some tread but the front was like new still. What the hell are they made of? Anyways, I put my 804/805 tires on...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,224
Posted By Chill
I've got a pair of these new Shinko 804/805 tires...

I've got a pair of these new Shinko 804/805 tires lined up next. Should be interesting, they look suspiciouly like the Scorpion Rally 2's to me. Rear is a 150 to fit on a 4.25" rim. Hopefuly they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Someone helping themselves to a jerry can of fuel...

Someone helping themselves to a jerry can of fuel from your bike when it's parked somewhere?
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Chill
I've got a couple more easy-out nightmare stories...

I've got a couple more easy-out nightmare stories if you need any more convincing. I slathered anti-seize on the header bolts the first time I had them out because they *nearly* rounded out on me. No...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
Is there any of the screw showing on the inside...

Is there any of the screw showing on the inside of the frame? For memory the screws are quite long and they're just screwing into a threaded punched hole in a tab on the frame aren't they? Is there...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Chill
Thanks mate, that makes sense. I got the x60 from...

Thanks mate, that makes sense. I got the x60 from googling other multimeter manuals and many were stating the rpm is in hertz and to multiply by 60. Seemed weird to me but I went with it. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
I'm trying to set the idle on my bike, I've got a...

I'm trying to set the idle on my bike, I've got a multi meter that has a tacho function and a "com" connection. The instructions are in Chinenglish so I'm guessing a bit here. I connected it as I...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,224
Posted By Chill
Thanks. I think it might have got deleted because...

Thanks. I think it might have got deleted because I didn't put prices. Have put it up again HERE (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25543154&postcount=103) couple of tanks and a standard carb.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14,606
Views: 1,966,224
Posted By Chill
DR650 bits for sale

Hey, I've just posted up some DR650 bits for sale in the fleamarket HERE (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25537308&postcount=102) standard tank, clarke tank, original front mudguard and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Mine does that too, I hear it going off in the...

Mine does that too, I hear it going off in the garage a few hours after it's parked. Sounds like the tiny ting-ting-ting that you hear when an engine cools down but REALLY loud. I did read something...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
I did exactly that. Rounded the head out, drilled...

I did exactly that. Rounded the head out, drilled the top off it and lifted the lid off the reservoir. Once the lid is off you can grip the stub that's left.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
If you can live with a non-gold chain and only...

If you can live with a non-gold chain and only need 110 links I'd ask him how much of a refund you get to keep the one he sent. It's still a DID X-ring. The postage will cost him and then he's got to...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 824,203
Posted By Chill
Probably nothing new here, but another web...

Probably nothing new here, but another web article on the prototype http://www.bikesales.com.au/content/news/2014/EICMA-Honda-adventure-prototype-47367
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Ah, cool, thanks. The Samurai looks like what we...

Ah, cool, thanks. The Samurai looks like what we had here as the predecessor to the Jimny. The GEO Tracker looks like what we have here as the Vitara, a slightly larger, more refined (I think 2WD)...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
I used to have a Suzuki Jimny. Do you get them in...

I used to have a Suzuki Jimny. Do you get them in the US? I thought it was much like the DR, very basic, windy window handles and not even power steering. Goes anywhere though.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
As you move away from a position where the cable...

As you move away from a position where the cable meets the arm at 90 degrees then the arm will rotate more for the same amount of cable pulled. However as you move from the 90 degree position then...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
speaking of sweet sounding exhausts..... A bit...

speaking of sweet sounding exhausts.....
A bit off topic (it's a boat engine not a bike engine) but a V8 2 stroke is a V8 2 stroke.
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Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
It wouldn't work. I've wound mine in as far as...

It wouldn't work. I've wound mine in as far as they went and then had to back it out a bit because at its closest setting with zero slack in the cable the lever hits the grip before it has disengaged...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Laugh Thank for the carb info. That makes sense about...

Thank for the carb info. That makes sense about the stock carb working on a vacuum.

I have left the filter out for the time being, will pick up an inline one soon.

That was my thinking with the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
It seems to be a micro switch that is only...

It seems to be a micro switch that is only operated at full throttle. Also, do I transfer the tiny fuel filter? It doesn't really fit that we'll so I guess not.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Quick question please... I'm fitting a pumper...

Quick question please... I'm fitting a pumper carb, I have removed the old carb and there are two wires run to a micro switch, a rev limiter I think? I have unplugged it at the white connector. Do I...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 100,080
Posted By Chill
The iPhone (and most other smartphones) are all...

The iPhone (and most other smartphones) are all made in china. Nobody complains about the build quality.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
#168 and #194 look more like the tiny bulbs that...

#168 and #194 look more like the tiny bulbs that go in dashboards. In those part numbers a standard DR turn signal bulb would be a #1156
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
It should be a 12 volt 21 watt bayonet bulb....

It should be a 12 volt 21 watt bayonet bulb. They're often rated as either 21 or 23 watts, so anything called 12v21 or 12v23 or 12v12/23 is correct. There's nothing special about it, should be widely...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 100,080
Posted By Chill
CFmoto make a 650 twin that has an engine that is...

CFmoto make a 650 twin that has an engine that is a clone of the Kawasaki 650 twin used in the ER-6n, CFmoto are due to release an adventure bike based on this engine. Fingers crossed it will be an...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,951
Posted By Chill
That was my thoughts when I first saw them in the...

That was my thoughts when I first saw them in the flesh, I thought it looks like a paddle tire, should be good in the sand. Hope it's got a bit of lateral grip on the road and not too vibey.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Sounds like it's been owned by a DR650...

Sounds like it's been owned by a DR650 enthusiast. I don't know about US prices (I'm in Oz) but if he knows what he's doing, he should know what it's worth too I guess. Sounds like all the right mods...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
+1 The thinking that brighter = better seems to...

+1 The thinking that brighter = better seems to be a bit misguided sometimes. I'd like to think that the person coming towards me has 20/20 vision, not a recent dose of arc-eye. I truly don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,951
Posted By Chill
Likewise. Wow that's a good price I paid $335 a...

Likewise. Wow that's a good price I paid $335 a pair here. I thought rip-off Britain was bad for price gouging. The rear looks like it will be good in sand.
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 100,080
Posted By Chill
I reckon it'll happen, but with the way that the...

I reckon it'll happen, but with the way that the new Yamaha bikes are priced they make the old models look ridiculously overpriced. Here in Oz the MT-03 is $10k which makes the XTZ660 (which shares...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Thanks for the airbox template links! I am...

Thanks for the airbox template links! I am currently reading and re-reading all the info. Instalation will commence shortly.....

Also.........



f'cking high five man.:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Bugger.

Bugger.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 102,415
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Posted By Chill
If you grew up on 2-strokes you'll have had...

If you grew up on 2-strokes you'll have had plenty of practice of getting that clutch in REALLY quick.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
That's the side cover removed, not the cut-top...

That's the side cover removed, not the cut-top mod. Speaking of which, does anyone have a link to the template for the cut top please. Also would running a standard airbox with the side cover removed...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,951
Posted By Chill
I got fed up waiting for you ladies to post a...

I got fed up waiting for you ladies to post a review so I picked up a pair of these this weekend. Got about 1000km left in the 705's I'm currently running so will report findings in due course.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,701
Posted By Chill
Thanks for the ride report a few pages back Phil...

Thanks for the ride report a few pages back Phil in France. I enjoyed that.
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