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Old 08-31-2011, 04:19 PM   #10096
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At present, I have around 25 positions to apply for, which is outstanding for Eugene.

I will triumph over this adversity ........

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Good attitude Greg. Good luck buddy. Sounds to me like you are outstanding in your field....you will have no prob.


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Old 09-01-2011, 12:52 PM   #10097
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I recently installed the SS Goodridge brakelines which I purchased on ebay.uk. Can't vouch for the wezmoto but I'm sure their all pretty much the same. The goodridge kit had a standfoff bracket that I never used (see frontal pic) and installed plastic adel clamps where necessary. Yeah...i work in aviation so it has it's privilages. The stopping ability is somewhat better...but not huge.

ya they sem very cheap so may give them a try

what you work as? i got all my wr450 forks etc machined up fpr my bmw dakar in out aviation shop, handy having a tool maker that is happy do bits on the side
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:10 PM   #10098
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Before I get into tracking down electrical gremlins one wire at a time on my bike, has anyone had a problem with their AT not wanting to start again after having run for a little while. The zebra's ignition doesn't seem to want to work again (no electrical contact whatsoever when hitting start button) until after letting it cool down 5-10 minutes. Problem started after a low speed crash and some rough off road in Alaska. I was thinking it's one of the solder points coming loose in the handlebar ignition mount, but it seems to be more temperature related.
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:15 PM   #10099
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Do you mean the starter motor doesn't turn or the starter turns but plugs don't fire?

Can you push start it?

If it's the starter motor, I'd start looking at the ground at the actual motor then at the handlebar switces next since they're simple to take apart and clean.

Just do it when your rested and in a small well lighted area. Watch out for small springs and detent balls that jump out of the mechanism.
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:41 PM   #10100
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The starter motor doesn't turn (push starter button and nothing happens), so I'm guessing it's a contact that's not closing the circuit in the handlebar switch. I just don't totally understand why it happens when the bike is hot. Solder expanding and opening the circuit or something, not allowing current to flow when I hit the button. I'll take it apart and let you know.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:57 AM   #10101
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i have seen this isue on few bikes. its nearly always been the brass contact pin behind the switch that has got a coating over it frm thousands of elec arcing when push in switch.

i had on a bmw and was intermittant. just take brass pin out and give it rub with very fine sand paper and job done
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Old 09-02-2011, 10:38 AM   #10102
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Hola!

i am preparing a trip to deep Africa, with deep sand, and i am thinking to modify my RD04 to take out some weight.

in the net i ve found this:



Could anyone explian me the possibles modifications to get this? it looks nice!

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Old 09-02-2011, 01:23 PM   #10103
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Hola!

i am preparing a trip to deep Africa, with deep sand, and i am thinking to modify my RD04 to take out some weight.

in the net i ve found this:



Could anyone explian me the possibles modifications to get this? it looks nice!

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looks like someone want's to copy a BMW HP2. I don't like the front fender. The rest of the bike looks nice!

Removing the fairing ist easy but the suspension upgrades looks like a lot of work. Just putting in the fork of a Honda CRf or KTM is just the beginning. You have to tune to fork to the weight of the AT. And then lift the rear end to match the front height and suspension travel! (that's the very very very short version )
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Old 09-02-2011, 05:48 PM   #10104
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A brief summary of our trip to Alaska with some unedited photos. I'll post some more photos later after I've worked on some.



















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Old 09-02-2011, 08:30 PM   #10105
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Looks like an awesome time.
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Old 09-04-2011, 04:42 AM   #10106
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:49 AM   #10107
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Stelvio Pass Labor Day Weekend

There's plenty of Africa Twins on the roads of Northern Italy! Here's mine! Side note: Engine bars are not the best place to mount a GoPro unless your motor is a lot smoother than mine...
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:50 AM   #10108
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:51 AM   #10109
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And a pic of the pass too, of course!
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:57 AM   #10110
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