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Old 10-26-2013, 01:04 PM   #38821
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Can someone tell me the amount and also the measurement from the top of the tube for a fork oil change?

TIA....
about 615ml and 105mm from the top.
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Old 10-26-2013, 01:34 PM   #38822
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about 615ml and 105mm from the top.
... Thanks much Woofer2609
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Old 10-26-2013, 03:20 PM   #38823
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It is the Baja designs Diablo here: http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDe...mNumber=600002

direct bolt in replacement. Its what I've got in mine now. It has an extra parking lamp, but I didn't wire it up, but you could if you wanted to. Stock bulb fits
yep thats the one.......my local dealer wanted $450AUS for a new headlight
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Old 10-26-2013, 07:09 PM   #38824
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yep thats the one.......my local dealer wanted $450AUS for a new headlight
Your local dealer wants a kick up the jacksie!
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Old 10-26-2013, 07:42 PM   #38825
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Your local dealer wants a kick up the jacksie!
$680 for a fuel pump
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Old 10-26-2013, 09:28 PM   #38826
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$680 for a fuel pump
holy crap, why are things so expensive there? I paid about $250 for mine.
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:29 PM   #38827
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holy crap, why are things so expensive there? I paid about $250 for mine.
its Australia......bend over receive pineapple.....then pay some more

i think an 2014 model WRr is up around $13000

hmm another way of looking at it might be....i am a boilermaker welder i get a low wage of $70000 a year when i was over west Aus it was $100000 a year i dont think your average boiler maker / welder is on that in the States?

cost of living and pay rates taxation are some what different
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:31 PM   #38828
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The national minimum wage is currently $16.37 per hour or $622.20 per 38 hour week.


Casual employees covered by the national minimum wage also get at least a 24 per cent casual loading.


We have a highly unionised workforce.


We're at the bottom of the world and have 23-odd million people.


Household debt ratio is something like 150%





Basically, we seem to be prepared to pay more than everyone else, and we get reamed by the rest of the world when they want to sell us stuff




On the plus side, there's lots of good riding
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:43 PM   #38829
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Replacement pumps on ebay (pump only, not the full housing) for about $50US... Not sure if theyre any good or not but could buy 13 for the same price as that dealer wanted for 1!
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Old 10-27-2013, 12:12 AM   #38830
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The national minimum wage is currently $16.37 per hour or $622.20 per 38 hour week.


Casual employees covered by the national minimum wage also get at least a 24 per cent casual loading.


We have a highly unionised workforce.


We're at the bottom of the world and have 23-odd million people.


Household debt ratio is something like 150%





Basically, we seem to be prepared to pay more than everyone else, and we get reamed by the rest of the world when they want to sell us stuff




On the plus side, there's lots of good riding
i wouldn't get out of bed for less than $28 hr

Reeming yeah we love it
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Old 10-27-2013, 05:19 AM   #38831
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The national minimum wage is currently $16.37 per hour or $622.20 per 38 hour week.

Household debt ratio is something like 150%

On the plus side, there's lots of good riding
Sounds about right, our minimum wage is about 1/2 of that value. Debt percentage somewhere near 130%, so not far off.
If everyone here made twice as much, things would be twice as expensive.
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Old 10-27-2013, 06:05 AM   #38832
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Headlight destroyed

Went on the "Bucky 5" yesterday and my headlight lens was destroyed. Anyone remember which ktm light bolts in? The stock yamaha is big $$$$
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Old 10-27-2013, 06:25 AM   #38833
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Stock tire talk......

My 2008 bike has damn near brand new TW301 up front and TW302 out back. I have read most of the "death wing" threads....not sure I'm convinced these tires are crap. If we were talking an about a set of Metzler drift slicks...or race tires yup I'd swap them out....just due to age. Trust me I am sure there are plenty of better tires on the market currently. I have loved D606's and K270's, even a set of XCMH scorpions served me well on other bikes. Any reason not to just run these tires out till they need replacing?

Any other thoughts?
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Old 10-27-2013, 07:16 AM   #38834
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They've been usable for me but I'm looking forward to trying something better.
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Old 10-27-2013, 07:29 AM   #38835
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Stock tire talk......

My 2008 bike has damn near brand new TW301 up front and TW302 out back. I have read most of the "death wing" threads....not sure I'm convinced these tires are crap. If we were talking an about a set of Metzler drift slicks...or race tires yup I'd swap them out....just due to age. Trust me I am sure there are plenty of better tires on the market currently. I have loved D606's and K270's, even a set of XCMH scorpions served me well on other bikes. Any reason not to just run these tires out till they need replacing?

Any other thoughts?
I still have the stock TW's on my '14 and wanted to see if all the bad that folks say about them is true. What I've found is that on pavement or hard pack they work great. On loose dirt, sand, mud....... not so much. If I'm out on a caliche road or maintained dirt road things get a little squirelly at higher speeds and I have to reduce speed quite a bit to keep the bike upright (anything over 50 mph is sketchy). Recently I was riding New Mexico fire roads, and had to tone back the speed quite a bit compared to my buddy who was whipping around corners at speed with ease (not on TW's). We also had a few places where we had to ride through wet fallen baby aspens and misc. limbs across trails. The rear TW tire was like having a slick, and again other motorcycles gripped and rode over the obstacles with ease. Had no problems in babyhead or shale rocks keeping up. Again the TW's seem to do fine in the hard packed terrain.

I decided to be cheap and put some wear on the stockers before putting on the Pirelli front, Dunlop rear combo that seems to be popular. I've got the replacements in the garage, but the cheap part of me is having a hard time wanting to take off a practically new tires no matter how bad they ride. I'll have the new tires on before going back to New Mexico in the Spring.

Bottom line in my opinion, for around town or improved roads there is no reason to fault the TW's. If your going to ride in places where this bike shines, it needs new shoes.
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