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Forum: Australia Today, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
I challenge anyone to stuff the Tuff Lites - they...

I challenge anyone to stuff the Tuff Lites - they are practically indestructible unless you put them in a press or drill through them - but that's kind of outside the design spec of an indicator.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Well done - It really does liven the bike up, and...

Well done - It really does liven the bike up, and you're lucky enough to have the real HRC deal. I looked for one of those for years, very hard to find these days.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
There is an old Vortex, which I have and then a...

There is an old Vortex, which I have and then a newer model which has little clock dials that you can use to program it on the actual CDI body itself. I haven't heard many bad things about them.
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Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
Haha, you mean the right side? My bike has a...

Haha, you mean the right side?

My bike has a Vortex CDI which is programmable. It has a two setting switch on the handlebar (traction/power). The bits where I'm hitting the limiter is on...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Motion Pro do longer cables, they came with my...

Motion Pro do longer cables, they came with my BRP triple and damper combo as the stock ones are way too short for the sub-mount damper. It's an expensive exercise as it's worth buying two sets for...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Agreed, I have had mine on the bike for a few...

Agreed, I have had mine on the bike for a few months now and they have proven to be very very good.
Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Hey does anyone around Brisbane know a good and...

Hey does anyone around Brisbane know a good and cheap place to get tyres changed on dirt wheels? I need a while-you-wait service.

I'm gonna be changing tyres quite regularly and cant be bothered...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Hey this is fun, like spot the difference.... ...

Hey this is fun, like spot the difference....

All I know is this bike is super RARE - congrats on finding one in such good condition.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
They are great at customer service so should give...

They are great at customer service so should give you an answer straight away. They also have some awesome chain/spoke tools for not much coin at all :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Is the sub frame aluminium or steel? And could...

Is the sub frame aluminium or steel? And could you take a photos of the frame under the seat? Nice looking version, I thought the Italian bikes had electric start?
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
No personal experience but guys I know have good...

No personal experience but guys I know have good things to say about Torpedo7.com.au
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
I would agree - but engine braking has increased...

I would agree - but engine braking has increased without changing the flywheel or timing (ie. The motor is the same as before I added the peripherals). I am wondering if the expansion chamber on...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
I went from 65s/172main to 68s/175 main, that...

I went from 65s/172main to 68s/175 main, that probably makes a difference :huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
Couldn't agree more, it used to be monkeys and...

Couldn't agree more, it used to be monkeys and large buck (antelope) in my native South Africa:

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Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
I have heard that yeah - I think it was on a...

I have heard that yeah - I think it was on a Youtube video so might not be searchable with Google, classic



Thanks man, it's crazy fun to ride on those forestry roads - Just have to watch out...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Seems the same as mine except for the...

Seems the same as mine except for the programming. I have seen some that have those little clock dial switches (is that what yours has?) but I'm thinking my Vortex is an older model.

Another...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
The Vortex and hot cam stage 1 came with the bike...

The Vortex and hot cam stage 1 came with the bike when I bought it. It has a toggle switch with the two settings. It does have a modified Flywheel.

I don't know what has made the biggest...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Thanks guys, yeah she's running well. I rode for...

Thanks guys, yeah she's running well. I rode for two hours after the dented rim without any knowledge of it, so I guess that means the suspension and steering damper are doing their jobs :rofl
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
It's got 15/45 but I had the Vortex on 'traction'...

It's got 15/45 but I had the Vortex on 'traction' for that main bit of the video. The first bit when I dented the rim and rode past the camera was on 'power' which raises the limiter. Even though...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
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Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
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Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21,764
Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
Awesome, yeah i was reading an old thread about...

Awesome, yeah i was reading an old thread about E46's as I recently got a 325i and saw your name on a couple posts :)
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:17 AM
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Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
Hey ZX are you the same ZXRaziel as the one over...

Hey ZX are you the same ZXRaziel as the one over at Bimmerforums?
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21,764
Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
I would suggest test riding your other options...

I would suggest test riding your other options first. Any bike that is bigger than the XR off road changes the experience. I'm not saying it's not fun but with the adventure bikes you generally...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
Thanks mate, useful to know!

Thanks mate, useful to know!
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 04:10 PM
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Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
Thanks man. If you want your tank to...

Thanks man.

If you want your tank to remain white and not go fuel discoloured quickly you will need the later model (post 2004 I think). IMS apparently replaced the 'clear' with white which is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21,764
Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
That filter is yellow when it's brand new, unless...

That filter is yellow when it's brand new, unless it's cracked or blocked you may not need to worry about it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
Thanks man - yeah it's one thing making something...

Thanks man - yeah it's one thing making something look good, but making it perform well too is the challenge!

Haha I did the opposite with my shock, but hope you find the info you need.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21,764
Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
The IMS 3.2 is a great tank, not too big but...

The IMS 3.2 is a great tank, not too big but importantly larger than stock. To save you or anyone else the hassle, when I got mine brand new I thought I had a leak around the petcock o-ring but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21,764
Views: 2,586,848
Posted By Lostsaffa
This part has bearings whereas the top one on the...

This part has bearings whereas the top one on the subframe doesn't. There are heaps of these on EBay as it's the same size as many other bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
319528 Got her dirty for the first time. ...

319528

Got her dirty for the first time. This thing is awesome off road, totally transformed from before! I hadn't tightened the hose clamp that fits onto the vapour sensor, and it blew off half...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
Interesting... I had wondered if I could make...

Interesting... I had wondered if I could make the OEM Australian spec fit the US spec by making the mounting hole larger but obviously I would need the glass lens to stop it melting. I might start...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
I guess having them also looks non ADR so...

I guess having them also looks non ADR so probably more likely to get pulled than with the US spec headlight I got now. They do look very cool though, will give it a go one day.

Yeah this exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,202
Posted By Lostsaffa
Thanks mate. Unfortunately not, I had problems...

Thanks mate. Unfortunately not, I had problems trying to find a solution to that. I only ride during the day so am just winging it and hoping I never get pulled for it. Hopefully one day I can get...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Cheers Johnno, from what I have read you're right...

Cheers Johnno, from what I have read you're right - I still can't quite believe it though, these types of races are so popular overseas and nowhere has better terrain for it than Australia.

I...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
BRP Racing

Do you guys know of any local racing events in SE Qld that are a bit more open terrain than enduros without being full-blown desert races?

In South Africa and the states there are Hare Scrambles...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
More like Jehovah's Witnesses - turning up...

More like Jehovah's Witnesses - turning up unwelcome and trying to convert you so that you can donate half your earnings to their rebuilds
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Which of those was a big bore dirt bike for...

Which of those was a big bore dirt bike for racing in the desert? Just because we all add copious amount of gadgets to our XRR's doesn't mean they were designed to be mid-range trailies....

A...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
Turns out the stock relay has a dedicated front...

Turns out the stock relay has a dedicated front and rear output, so to install an aftermarket LED flasher relay (which have only a red and black wire) you need to connect the grey and grey/white...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,078
Views: 561,237
Posted By Lostsaffa
That's awesome, testament to a very well designed...

That's awesome, testament to a very well designed motor
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