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Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 49,273
Posted By Young-Gun
I had the same issue.. then I stumbled across...

I had the same issue.. then I stumbled across this video... makes putting pegs on a 30sec exercise max

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmvxg2tPNis&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 282,321
Posted By Young-Gun
I just replaced seals on a different bike but I...

I just replaced seals on a different bike but I walked into Bunnings carrying the fork, tried a few different sized sections of PVC pipe, found the one that was snug and $5 later had my seal driver :D
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By Young-Gun
I thought this myself... so from a chemical...

I thought this myself... so from a chemical properties level , what are the implications of using general purpose grease? How will it affect the tube over time and with respect to heat cycles and...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 431,933
Posted By Young-Gun
Garmin Zumo 550

So I've been messing around with which GPS I want to keep and at the end of the day I've settled on a Zumo 350, hence my Zumo 550 is now for sale :D

It's got 2014 Aus & NZ street maps...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By Young-Gun
no problem

You'll definitely be ok with that size mate, also try using grease instead of baby powder... yup :D

This video explains why, watch the whole 15mins or skip to 4:35

...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,619
Posted By Young-Gun
Thanks for a nice start to the day guys! ...

Thanks for a nice start to the day guys!

http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b544/Ryan_Squires/2014-09-07090357_zps36dbc1bd.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 2,209,579
Posted By Young-Gun
Double-take mirrors is your answer :clap ...

Double-take mirrors is your answer :clap

http://www.doubletakemirror.com/
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 282,321
Posted By Young-Gun
Crash bars support bracing

Hey gents, just curious if any of you have made a simple cross-brace to add some strength to the stock crash bars? I'm a bit dubious about the strength of the bolts going into the tank mounting...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,619
Posted By Young-Gun
I'm a maybe for Fernvale :)

I'm a maybe for Fernvale :)
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By Young-Gun
Pics or the model of bike may help :deal

Pics or the model of bike may help :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 2,209,579
Posted By Young-Gun
New steering head bearings ended up with going...

New steering head bearings ended up with going from a low guard to high guard while I had the forks out

...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 2,209,579
Posted By Young-Gun
Could just be the angle but it looks like you've...

Could just be the angle but it looks like you've pulled your forks a long way up through the triple, is that how you always have it? How do you like it?
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Young-Gun
Fashion

Andy, were you wearing socks and pluggers when you took that pic?

:fpalm
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 42,005
Posted By Young-Gun
boys will be boys

I bet every one of us as a kid, looked at a drainage ditch or a suspended sign and thought to yourself, I wonder if I could jump across that, or jump that high to touch that? Who cares who sees me,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 773,641
Posted By Young-Gun
From the very first post: Are...

From the very first post:



Are you able to describe this shewing a little more and perhaps comment on the outcome? Sorry, I know it's a long time ago!

Loving your Races to Places...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 282,321
Posted By Young-Gun
Didn't realise the black was a...

Didn't realise the black was a decal!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/24/0b5184d70b4a4ec450acd87d075ce82c.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 562,267
Posted By Young-Gun
KTM 950 Akrapovic Carbon Clamp Set

Hey guys, I'm looking for a replacement set of Akrapovic Muffler clamps for my 950, they're the three-band type as shown in the pic below:

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 88,655
Posted By Young-Gun
How'd you go with this? Easiest fix ever

How'd you go with this? Easiest fix ever
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 88,655
Posted By Young-Gun
It happened to me once, try this; tie a strap or...

It happened to me once, try this; tie a strap or zip tie around the brake lever so that it's fully pulled in against the grip, then turn the steering fully to the left and leave it for a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,395
Posted By Young-Gun
I'm in the process (slowly) of converting a 625...

I'm in the process (slowly) of converting a 625 SXC to a bit of an adventure bike with a big KTM long range tank, I've got a vacuum pump identical to the one pictured above. I'm trying to figure out...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3,881
Views: 208,248
Posted By Young-Gun
Haha nah he made it as far as Narrandera, not bad...

Haha nah he made it as far as Narrandera, not bad for an old fart
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,881
Views: 208,248
Posted By Young-Gun
Anyone got a spare room tonight?

Hey gents! My dad is travelling down to Bendigo today and tomorrow by car. He's hoping to get to around the West Wyalong area today or maybe a bit further. Does anyone have a spare bed for him to...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,510
Posted By Young-Gun
Found this...

Admittedly this is the Qld legislation: Civil Liability Act 2003

Best to read the whole lot here (https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/C/CivilLiabA03.pdf) but this bit caught my...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4,624
Views: 438,183
Posted By Young-Gun
I'd believe that, I don't think it's the battery...

I'd believe that, I don't think it's the battery or the starter motor as I've tried swapping out both of them for known working units...

I'm not much of a technical guru, I can just follow the...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,624
Views: 438,183
Posted By Young-Gun
Post back your findings here, I think I have the...

Post back your findings here, I think I have the same problem... it almost sounds like the starter motor doesn't have enough power to turn the motor over and then thereafter, it just makes a clicking...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Young-Gun
You'll probably find charging works the same and...

You'll probably find charging works the same and would most likely even use the same cable as well
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By Young-Gun
Isn't that for the rubber balls on the inside of...

Isn't that for the rubber balls on the inside of the tyre but outside the tube... What Johnno's asking, if I'm not mistaken, is the balls rolling around inside the tube itself... I've also noticed...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 452,034
Posted By Young-Gun
My old man is going to be selling one and maybe...

My old man is going to be selling one and maybe two in the next six months...

He's got :

- Red R100GS small tank low km's and runs great
- Black R100GS PD - "Bumble Bee" colour scheme...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8,320
Views: 591,323
Posted By Young-Gun
Try Ballards as well, they sell spoke weights one...

Try Ballards as well, they sell spoke weights one at a time at a reasonable price
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Young-Gun
Handy Links

Hey mate, in case I'm misunderstanding your question I'd rather not guess and give you a bum steer, instead, here are some useful links:

Advrider LC4 640 Thread Index...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,602,110
Posted By Young-Gun
I've not seen such a clean 950 in ages... it...

I've not seen such a clean 950 in ages... it looks like it just rolled out of the showroom!

... Go get it dirty!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,929,680
Posted By Young-Gun
That's the vacuum pump to get access to fuel...

That's the vacuum pump to get access to fuel fighting gravity when the level gets lower than the carby. If you bypass that, and run a line direct from the tank to the carby and then make sure the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Young-Gun
Cool, thanks, yeh I fitted my recluse EXP 2.0 a...

Cool, thanks, yeh I fitted my recluse EXP 2.0 a couple of months ago (still got original basket), easy job, shouldn't be too hard to check all plates and swap around if needed
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Young-Gun
Can someone please post a spec measurement for...

Can someone please post a spec measurement for how wide the new tabs are?

Seeing this, I'm wondering if it would be wise to smooth out the fingers and switch the plates around as a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,542
Posted By Young-Gun
Get it

Occasionally one comes up for sale here in Australia.... AUD $15,000 roughly... that's just a tad over USD $14,000 !!!
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,339
Posted By Young-Gun
Your ride mate, you decide :D

Your ride mate, you decide :D
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By Young-Gun
simple things

Too true... a few weeks ago I fitted a recluse EXP 2.0 to my 05.5 950 and after that, every time I shifted up through the gears, the shifter would stick in the "up" position, I'd have to gently tap...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,414
Posted By Young-Gun
Cool thanks, did you happen to take any pics of...

Cool thanks, did you happen to take any pics of the process? I'm a bit of a learn as I go kinda guy and am always learning new things.... I'm an accountant so step-by-step instructions with pictures...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,414
Posted By Young-Gun
Question about the unit

Has anyone used the Harmonizer on a KTM LC8 twin? PM me with your comments on how it went please
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 7,602,110
Posted By Young-Gun
Fitting crash bars

Have you guys found that it's a bit tricky to get the crash bars mounted using the OEM lower tank mount bolt? The only option I can see it getting a longer bolt and a wide washer...

Tips...
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