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

  1. Precis

    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    Harleys? I think you got out on the wrong floor...
    No asthmatic tractors here! :imaposer
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  2. NTJosh

    NTJosh Been here awhile Supporter

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    Just arrived in the post:-)

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  3. schmik

    schmik Been here awhile

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    Got the shiny new wheels fitted. They sure look nice and I was lucky to find somewhere that had them in stock.

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  4. Precis

    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    Where from?
    And, Emma Chissit?
  5. NTJosh

    NTJosh Been here awhile Supporter

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    looks good mate, love the black rims:photog
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  6. schmik

    schmik Been here awhile

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    Adventure bike Australia. They may have one or two sets left... and also some warp9 wheels.
    $1595 (easy, the price is the same at every retailer).

    Yeah, I like the black too. They would have gold hubs if they were in stock. BLING!


    Edit----

    I have a question here about spoke tension.

    The new front wheel was't too bad with just a few loose spokes.
    The rear.... seemed to have a lot of loose spokes. i.e. most of them.

    I tightened them up to 42 inch pounds.
    Is that tension about right?
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  7. CCM/GARRY

    CCM/GARRY Adventurer

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  8. schmik

    schmik Been here awhile

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    That's to true is it... i really want it to be!
  9. CCM/GARRY

    CCM/GARRY Adventurer

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  10. schmik

    schmik Been here awhile

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    Damn, I'd love that PR7 with big dealer parts backing!
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  11. Dukehunt

    Dukehunt Lost in Translation Nev 2.0 Super Moderator

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    Could have improved both brands positively for sure...
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  12. NTJosh

    NTJosh Been here awhile Supporter

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    If Suzuki could come up with something similar at a good price they’d sell like hot cakes.
  13. dirtsurfer

    dirtsurfer Adventourer

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    I had a look at the front wheel today and the seems to have been repaired (welded) at some stage. I might get a new rim from somewhere and have a go at lacing it up
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  14. 0405canvet

    0405canvet Long timer Supporter

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    The rim was welded at the factory. Why are you now worried about another weld??
  15. dirtsurfer

    dirtsurfer Adventourer

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    Good point, how many welds is too many, maybe the factory weld came unstuck and somebody as corrected it. I haven't seen many welded rim repairs , so I was perturbed when I discovered this
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  16. Fuzzball

    Fuzzball Been here awhile

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  17. kezzajohnson

    kezzajohnson kezza

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    That's about 4.7nm which should be enough. The excel rims I built have heavy duty spokes and nipples which I torqued to 5.4nm, as the torque wrench I used was preset at that.
  18. BergDonk

    BergDonk Old Enough to Know Better

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  19. schmik

    schmik Been here awhile

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    The peeps at JTR told me to torque them to what ever the suzuki DR650 is supposed to be torqued to.
    In general they tighten them to 4nm.

    I dug out the Clymer guide and is stated 2-4nm.

    To be sure, i backed them all of a touch. Comparing the SM Pro spokes to stock.... there shouldn't be a problem!
  20. 0405canvet

    0405canvet Long timer Supporter

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    Torquing the spokes on a DR?? Next they’ll have you running 98 and washing the bike occasionally!!
    :photog :jack