Victorian dirties (Berg FE570 for the high country)

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  1. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    That came up very nicely :clap (did you get the 70 degree subframe tank repair sorted?)

    The bags offer simple, effective but sturdy luggage/fuel reserve carrying ability for longer trips... while still being able to dimount the luggage in a jiffy - voila - a slim, lithe enduro mount. Which is always a bit of trade off when mounting bulkier after market large capacity tanks or side auxilliary rally style units.

    Looks awesome... a real catch at only 4,500 km's when you picked it up... it looks like new.
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  2. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Time to go and play by the look of It.
  3. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    what a weapon bloke. well done.
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  4. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Your onto it Troy,

    Undress it and it's good as a woods weapon/single track.

    The 3M epoxy, plunger and mixing nozzles are sitting here waiting for the $19 Chinese applicator to arrive. Better than a possible single use $150 3M applicator.
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  5. AUSSIEADV

    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Work is getting in the way ATM mate. Spring onwards will be a mix of the High Country etc and motard squirts up to Mount Buffalo/ Mt Hotham hopefully.
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Have you got anymore info on this Gasman?
  7. DR Steve

    DR Steve Been here awhile

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    It's definitely worth doing if you're serious about getting your fueling dialled in correctly. I've got one that I've used on several bikes. Weld a bung in the header, cable tie the unit to the bars and go ride. Wish I had one 25 years ago.

    Happy to help with any info you might need.
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  8. Catz

    Catz Been here awhile

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    I'll join you in the high country, setting my WR up now for 2/3 day rides, want to go explore everywhere up Wonnangatta etc.
    berg looks tops
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  9. Gasman_ADV

    Gasman_ADV Long timer

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    DR Steve can you give us a bit of a heads up on the oxygen sensor thing, I have barely looked into it but think its a good idea and will pursue it.
    thx
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  10. DR Steve

    DR Steve Been here awhile

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    Sure, just some basic info anyway.

    You can't use a normal type of sensor found on your car as they only measure accurately at around 14.7:1. You need a wide band sensor that comes with a read out/controller to operate it. The sensor has a heater in it that needs to be powered and regulated.
    I bought this one several years ago, but there are lots of options available now.
    http://www.bmotorsports.com/shop/product_info.php/cPath/103_107/products_id/357/

    They don't draw much current - even a CRF250 has enough grunt to run one, so any adventure bike won't be an issue. Once you weld a bung in the header pipe you can have it on and off within minutes and start tuning instead of guessing. You'll be aiming for somewhere around 12.5 -13.2 at WOT for starters.
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Hi Steve,

    So you use just a gauge/meter? Sounds like the ticket. I'll look into this for sure. :thumb
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Absolutely. Last summer I did a loop from Whorouly to Abbeyyard up to Lake Cobbler where I stayed the first night, next Craig's hut to Sheepyard where I stayed for the second night. Awesome having a swim in the Howqua! Next day up past Bluff hut and Lovicks hut to Wonongatta then home. It was a great loop.

    At this stage I'm thinking some time in Nov.
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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  14. DR Steve

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    Yes, I just use the gauge in that link cable tied to the bars. There is a bunch of cable to coil up as it's designed to be able to go the length of a car. It just needs a 12v connection.
    Mine also has data logging facility via a 0-5 volt output signal that I've never found the need for.
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    I've since thought the logger wouldn't be needed really. Just an unnecessary feature/cost.
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    Look's ideal to me and has an output if you wanted to log data too.
    It will probably come with a short bung about 10 - 12 mm long to weld into the header. That's really too short for a small bike header pipe as the sensor will block the pipe too much. You'll need a longer one machined up to pull the sensor out of the pipe a bit, or possibly get one from an exhaust shop.

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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    Yeah gotchya. :thumb
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    AUSSIEADV 2wo left foots

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    The applicator for the 3M apoxy arrived. Surprised by the quality at $19 against $150 for the 3M jobby. Even the 3M plunger and nozzle fit.

    The AFR meter arrived. Impressive unit.

    Now I've just got to find the time to get into it. Time to get my weekends back I'd say.

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    Fingers crossed it works for you. Are you just going to fill in the battery mount hole? It doesn't need two as the battery in there isn't going anywhere or hardly moving around anyway. Just use rubber padding to support the battery.