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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I linked to Wayne's site because you asked for a...

I linked to Wayne's site because you asked for a wiring diagram (which I believe he has posted there somewhere)

Come to think of it you might have a worn out ignition witch (barrel under the key)....
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I doubt the stalling has anything to do with you...

I doubt the stalling has anything to do with you repalcing the waterpump unless you undid alot mor ethan nescessary when removing the clutch cover. The bike will not shut off due to overheating (I...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:12 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I'm not an engineer, so don't take my word as...

I'm not an engineer, so don't take my word as fact, but I actually don't think they would

My thought is that it's the "back pressure" from the lock washer that prevents the bolt from unscrewing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 11:48 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
You're welcome :freaky

You're welcome :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
The chain can also derail if you're shit outta...

The chain can also derail if you're shit outta luck. If the drivetrain's worn/ you hit an unexpected bump/ decelarate viaolently/ anything that will make the chain flop about a little.

But, many...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Don't mention it. I have no idea what brand...

Don't mention it.

I have no idea what brand they are. Picked them up at a motocross shop around 2004-5 I guess. I'm willing to bet a fair amount it had the words "universal" on the packaging ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 05:09 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Sure about that ? I think mine was grooved...

Sure about that ?

I think mine was grooved all along. Replaced with a flat one from a non brans store for about $5 and there's no marks in it after 5 or so years of where
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Just unscrew the hose clamp (you may have to...

Just unscrew the hose clamp (you may have to replace with a new one as the stock ones often need special pliers) and disconnect the hose. A few drops of fuel will escape, but it just evaporates...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 01:53 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I'll let the fork experts talk about the forks,...

I'll let the fork experts talk about the forks, but I experienced what sounds like the same type of bounce when installing pure road tires on a second set of wheels for commuting. Balancing the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 11:34 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Over here the rule is that the minimum legal...

Over here the rule is that the minimum legal thread depth during summer is 1,6mm and during winter is 3mm. Same rules for all vehicles <3500kg incl. bikes. So you are allowed to use summer tires...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Wouldn't that just result in a short circuit ? If...

Wouldn't that just result in a short circuit ? If one is earth ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Main reason I had to do it was that the switch...

Main reason I had to do it was that the switch melted against the exhaust. Roadside fix with a stick, 2 zip ties and a pebble to get it to start isn't something I would like to do again. I recommend...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
+1 on JT's You can get them in pretty much...

+1 on JT's

You can get them in pretty much any bike shop in Norway at least, pretty sure they're readily available in Sweden as well. Been running them since 2003/4 (when I first replaced the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
All my data is from a Touratech IMO computer so...

All my data is from a Touratech IMO computer so this is actual milage (exact compared to GPS and police measuring sticks along the side of the road) and not the stock instruments.

From the start...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
They may not be, but I went through four of the...

They may not be, but I went through four of the clear plastic cones with the yellow paper filter inside** before moving to a large alu EFI rated one. Never even knew about the potential disaster...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 02:00 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
With my; K&N airfilter and cut snorkel ...

With my;

K&N airfilter and cut snorkel
Staintune exhaust
Skimmed head by 0,3mm
Iridium plug which is "one hotter" (9) than stock (8) (been running it for a good 4 years probably)



-...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Ouch :huh Don't mention it :deal ...

Ouch :huh



Don't mention it :deal

I didn't mean the whole bike - just the top of the engine; head, valves and cam :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 02:23 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Forgotten The owners are not happy with the...

Forgotten

The owners are not happy with the Husky out of the box or with mods ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
1. I'm not a mechanic, but I can't see why a...

1.
I'm not a mechanic, but I can't see why a two spark head and harness wouldn't work with a single spark motor. Why would any of the mechanicle stuff be any different ?

2.
I'm confused - do you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Yah, I might down the road..... Rebuilding...

Yah, I might down the road.....

Rebuilding cockpit and lighting situation first

Rebuild of tailend with integrated storage and quick connect luggage racks/ crashbars with integrated handle to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Finally got around to fix my airbox crank vent...

Finally got around to fix my airbox crank vent leak while I was waiting for new bolts and rubber grommets from BMW (arrived 6 days after ordering)

A set of new bolts and grommets were NOK 88,-...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:43 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Will just solder in the wires and add a push...

Will just solder in the wires and add a push button to the dash or handlebars- Will wrap the remote in plastic and zip tie it somewhere. Battery lasts a good while so no worries.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Running a bicycle computer is illegal here in ...

Running a bicycle computer is illegal here in Norway at least. Has to be a permanently backlit unit. MOst bicycle computers only light up for 5 secs or so and only after you push a button. No good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Thanks - that looks like a simple enough job....

Thanks - that looks like a simple enough job. I've found a local place that sells the exact same remote I already have so looks like this is the way to go.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:14 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
:tb:tb:tb:tb Sorry Dansin - your's great, but...

:tb:tb:tb:tb
Sorry Dansin - your's great, but Wiz' are just alu porn on a stick !
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I was looking at that as well, but figured the...

I was looking at that as well, but figured the overflow would be at the tank lid somewhere since it only starts to overflow on the side stand, with full tank in the sun (and I only fill it on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
That's my plan too and it's why I need a new...

That's my plan too and it's why I need a new place for the V regulator. I've never had it act funny in the original mounting spot behind the engine either, so it's mainly because I need the room I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I've scratched my head over the location of the...

I've scratched my head over the location of the drain tube as well.... so no idea what the ful overflow hose is ?

My opener is working just fine - I just need an additional one to carry on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Anyone know the lenght and partnumber for the...

Anyone know the lenght and partnumber for the fuel tank overflow hose ?
I've been looking at fische after fische and aren't able to find the hose on any of them. Part number and link to fische'd be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 17,016
Views: 2,163,474
Posted By Gravel Seeker
Funny So have I done, but it's a hassle when...

Funny

So have I done, but it's a hassle when the bag turns around in my pocket and the button is not facing out or it's raining and my 3-finger Aerostich goretex gloves are so slippery and awkward...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:14 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
You're still running the stock battery ? After 14...

You're still running the stock battery ? After 14 years ? Good job :clap - where do we send the diploma ? :D

Think you'll be pleasantly surpised at how the bike will crank with the new battery...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:03 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
As many will attest to - most things TT are .....

As many will attest to - most things TT are .....
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Fun to see a slightly different look ...

Fun to see a slightly different look http://emojipedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/107-thumbs-up-sign.png
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Anyone know of a good waterproof garage door...

Anyone know of a good waterproof garage door remote ? Preferably to mount on the bike ?

I've fond these, but not sure if they'll work with our system (community garage complex so I can't add...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17,016
Views: 2,163,474
Posted By Gravel Seeker
I had really bad pulsing for years on my old...

I had really bad pulsing for years on my old disc, but I noticed that when I installed the front wheel correctly (compress the suspension a few times with the front brake held in before tightening...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Same thing happened to me, sort of. While I was...

Same thing happened to me, sort of. While I was riding around Australia 10 years ago (!).....time fuckin' flies...... anywho... the bike became sort of spagetti-ish to ride and I found that the bolt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17,016
Views: 2,163,474
Posted By Gravel Seeker
COuldn't you just use a Pegaso sprocket carrier...

COuldn't you just use a Pegaso sprocket carrier (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/breaking-1990s-Aprilia-650-Pegaso-many-parts-/171713252453?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item27fae84c65) and cush rubbers...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Thanks. Afraid it's a case of prettt from a far,...

Thanks. Afraid it's a case of prettt from a far, but far from pretty..... eventhough it's better looking now that I've donned it with white plastic only.

New headlight and dash is planned for this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Ummm.....I wouldn't know - I bought a BMW rear...

Ummm.....I wouldn't know - I bought a BMW rear wheel off eBay.

Bought two Aprilia front wheels though - the first one was just to far gone and I fucked up and forgot to mask it (thought the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17,016
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I'm running an older (1997) Aprilia Pegaso 19"...

I'm running an older (1997) Aprilia Pegaso 19" front wheel. The Pegaso was the sister bike of the Funduro and the front wheels are identical as far as I know (hub and rim are made by different sub...
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