Elefant Sightings?

Discussion in 'Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports' started by erappaport, May 24, 2006.

  1. Cauldron

    Cauldron Now in DESMODROMIC!

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    That was going to be the first thing I asked about.

    Second thing I was gonna ask, The rims have spokes, I think there are tubes... but the service manuel doesn't mention tubes, and the tires on it say 'tubeless'. I know you can put tubeless tires on tubed rims with tubes in them. ( I've done that before)

    I guess I just want to know for sure that there are tubes on the bike and what size to order.

    I don't want to make this a 'favorite tire' post.
  2. Jim Rowley

    Jim Rowley Rise above

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    The rims are tube-type. Order the tubes the size that would correspond to the tires. IIRC, 140/80-17 for the rear and 90/90-21 for the front. Is that about right?

    Jim.
  3. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    His has a 19" front on it. It was shod with MT60s, I think.
  4. Jim Rowley

    Jim Rowley Rise above

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    It seems I'm getting more and more senior moments. Or maybe it's because I have different bikes that I have to change rim sizes on all of them. Let see, Africa Twin stock rims sizes are 17 and 21. One bike is still stock (what's the matter with me?) and the other is 18 and 21. GS stock sizes are 17 and 19. Mine are 18 and 21. I can see how I messed up on the front size of the Elefant. But I would have changed it to a 21. Yeah, that's it.:lol3

    Jim.
  5. Cauldron

    Cauldron Now in DESMODROMIC!

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    Okay, I'll order some tubes and tape.

    And I think it's a 90/100 19 front. Maybe a 100/90 19...


    yeah 100/90 19.
  6. 2 SPOT

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    yes sir, 100/90/19 and 140/80/17.
  7. vdo

    vdo Been here awhile

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  8. 2 SPOT

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    nice lookin ride VDO, i am currently working on my own design bars.
  9. vdo

    vdo Been here awhile

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    No clearance issues.

    Anybody have any suggestions on a new clutch pack??? It looks good, but what a noisy beast. Been looking at a Barnett




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    thats just the dry clutch man, all ducs do it since theres no fuild to damp it.
  11. Kainic

    Kainic Almost there

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    Very nice.
  12. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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  13. vdo

    vdo Been here awhile

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    Awsome Wheel & Brake set Up

    Envious

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    looks good in silver.
  15. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Vic
    Theres no cure for the clutch if it works good get to enjoy the noise(loud clutches save lives ?).Its the clutch drum not the plates,mine has an aluminum drum but got noisey again after a year or so.If you want to fix the wiring Michaels kits at the above link work well are well made and not overpriced.The battery cables and the headlight fix are must haves.If you want detailed explanitons contact me at my email.DB
  16. 12bridn

    12bridn I need throttle therapy

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    yikes, i saw that and i dont wanna do it.


    dirtduck i have the stock set on mine still, i want to get new aftermarket before i remove them though.
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    Looks like you match the boat in the background, did anyone else catch that?? Are you trying to tell us something Stuntman??
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    do you always ride in mocassins stuntman:lol3