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Discussion in 'Australia' started by davorallyfan, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. french horn

    french horn Just Add venture

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    Not that I've had to buy some, but I reckon they resemble ... universal exhaust flange studs .... I'd try extracting one from your fork then take it to your fav. auto parts shop for a comparrison .... maybe even a bike exhaust flange stud .... let us know.

    cheers
  2. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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    Matty took one down to the trade store and they measured it up and a new set. :) couple of days

    Which means I probably have 2 spares if anyone gets stuck
  3. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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    Hey guys we have the new bolts for the axle holder but there's an arrow on the bloody thing and we don't if its supposed to point up or down. :rofl Any ideas?
  4. ER70S-2

    ER70S-2 Long timer

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    Up. Seems I read when you have an arrow, that side gets tightened first (contact between the two pieces), then the other side gets the final tightening. The handlebar clamps don't have an arrow, so you tighten them to share the gap. YMMV
  5. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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    Cheers mate :1drink

    Trying to find fork oil seals now. :evil
  6. Ausfossil

    Ausfossil Been here awhile

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    As already posted Arrow points up. Tighten the upper nuts first. Torque is 10 Nm or 7 lb ft.

    Good luck

    Cheers
    Iain
  7. greendude

    greendude Long timer

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    ebay is your friend
    my last set came from
    www.pyramidparts.com.au
    check it but i think the part number is. 002-fos
  8. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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    Yeh thats something I was wondering.. I found the ones on Ebay but some say 96 - onwards, others say 96 - 2003. Mine is 2007.

    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Suzuki-D..._Parts_Accessories&hash=item5ae18b59ba&_uhb=1

    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Pyramid-..._Parts_Accessories&hash=item4ac049e7b2&_uhb=1

    Weird.. Ah but I will look on that other site. I have also emailed Vince to see if he stocks them.
  9. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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    Matty wants to know what size the bolt is for the special tool that undoes the forks. Any idea?
  10. greendude

    greendude Long timer

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    its 30mm
    i made my own by welding a bolt with a 30mm head to a bar
  11. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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    Thanks :) That's what Matty is doing
  12. ER70S-2

    ER70S-2 Long timer

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    IIRC, a 1" (25.4 mm) piece of square tubing fits just right, if you have a piece handy. :beer
  13. dobbo

    dobbo Long timer

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  14. trgbox

    trgbox Been here awhile

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  15. Anklyne

    Anklyne Adventurer

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    Probably about time I chimed in. Here's my beasty:
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    '07, 25,000Km, came with a Sargent seat and a few other small goodies.
    Practically stock when I got it. I've since put the GSXR pipe on it and have a lot more mods in mind :wink:
  16. ungeheuer

    ungeheuer DRongo

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    Shameless, self-interested plug:

    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/150986629534?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

    It holds a lot of fuel but I couldnt stand looking at its inherent crapiness anymore or the PITA wrestling match involved in refitting the bloody thing after maintenance. Replaced it with a smaller but MUCH more nicely made Acerbis. Its a pity the local product is made with such careless regard. Guess they know that if you need the fuel capacity, you got no other choice.

    How's that for a sales pitch? :D
  17. nazza

    nazza Trouble

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  18. Beet

    Beet adventurer

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    I hope you rang and told Safari Tanks about your issues before posting on a world forum. I for one have 3 Safari Tanks for different bikes and I could not be happier with their product and service. Safari has always been professional in all regards.
  19. fatgut

    fatgut Been here awhile

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    When you take it of for maintenance fit the cross brace when off. Helps heaps when you put it back on.
    kev.
  20. Thumper Dan

    Thumper Dan Been here awhile

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    I can understand where your coming from but even though I've wrestled with mine, I still love the practical 750km plus per tank :evil. Apart from the maintenance inconvenience (pain the freakin' arse), I think its quite robustly made and no real adverse effects when filled with fuel.

    :D