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Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
It works well mate and is very rigid. You can...

It works well mate and is very rigid. You can also paint them to blend a bit better :freaky
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
I have aftermarket indicators and triple clamp...

I have aftermarket indicators and triple clamp but here is what I did in about 15min. You can make it higher to allow bigger indicators if needs be and there should be enough space on the stock...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Bugger! I saw a photo once of someone with heat...

Bugger! I saw a photo once of someone with heat tape there but 99% of headers don't even get close. A couple L-shaped aluminium brackets can raise the indicators up above the sides of the tank...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Hope it's all good now mate, they can be a PITA...

Hope it's all good now mate, they can be a PITA first time round but you will get better with practice getting it to fit. The left hand side is the worst trying to get the 10mm at a good angle to...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Yeah it gets old. I would like a 450cc version...

Yeah it gets old. I would like a 450cc version of the BRP with all the modern stuff and similar reliability, without being too complex. Still wouldn't sell the BRP though, I still like it more than...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
You're welcome! A lot of Japanese racing folks...

You're welcome! A lot of Japanese racing folks are already commenting on it, given the history of the 1x number in the Baja it is quite a statement. However, as we all know Honda seems to be...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 12:46 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
With JCR pulling out of Baja this year it has...

With JCR pulling out of Baja this year it has opened up the 1x number and Colton Udall has his CRF disguised as an XR.....hopefully Japan will take notice :clap...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
You won't necessarily know how a damper helps...

You won't necessarily know how a damper helps until you have a big hit at speed and somehow you stay on the bike without much effort at all. I have dented rims on one side twice with my damper and...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Assuming you're not removing the spring it is...

Assuming you're not removing the spring it is just a matter of undoing top and bottom bolts and sliding out. Make sure there is no load on the rear wheel obviously.
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Guzzi touring in Southern Spain

http://i857.photobucket.com/albums/ab135/lostsaffa/Spain307_zps0838e7dc.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
1999

1999
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
That's pretty cool that you are into ADV riding...

That's pretty cool that you are into ADV riding at your age, I went through my teens riding what my mates thought was boring whilst they raced around on MX bikes. Funny thing is most of them no...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Yeah that Honda coolant is the best stuff and...

Yeah that Honda coolant is the best stuff and they do it in ready-mix which saves the day :D

The stock radiators are fine until they bend or leak, but the price of new ones from Honda is...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Bigger, therefore cooler, much stronger than...

Bigger, therefore cooler, much stronger than stock and they look pretty cool as a bonus :D
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Fluidynes on Ebay for anyone searching

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/xr650r-fluidyne-radiators-/191373597726?pt=AU_Motorcycle_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c8ec15c1e
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 02:35 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
http://i857.photobucket.com/albums/ab135/lostsaffa...

http://i857.photobucket.com/albums/ab135/lostsaffa/IMG_3138_zps12efac4a.jpg

Great day and a fun ride :freaky
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Looking like great weather for riding tomorrow,...

Looking like great weather for riding tomorrow, should be fun!

Hey xronly well done in following it through :freaky
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Yep, both ends just screw in (one to the coil and...

Yep, both ends just screw in (one to the coil and the other the cap). Push as you turn and it will eventually go tight when it is fully wound in.



:lol3 I might bring a tube then
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Kasu is correct, it screws in. On another...

Kasu is correct, it screws in.

On another note, out of those attending the ride, is anyone bringing a good tool kit for the XR including spare tube and pump etc.? I like riding light so I was...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 02:28 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
So no one will be offended if I remove the baffle...

So no one will be offended if I remove the baffle from the T4 race system for the ride then....? :D
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
No problem mate. I got mine after over a year of...

No problem mate. I got mine after over a year of watching Ebay in the US for a used set. They are made by BRP and they sell all the variations as a kit (ie. top or sub mount, both triples or just...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Hey mate, I don't have a safari tank (I have the...

Hey mate, I don't have a safari tank (I have the Acerbis and IMS) but the Scott's front mount (the arm of the damper goes forward to an arm that is clamped to the stem) will have no issues with any...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 03:34 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
I'm good for the 4th :freaky Managed to head...

I'm good for the 4th :freaky

Managed to head out Lacey's creek rd up to Mt Mee yesterday, saw heaps of snakes and almost came off when I avoided what looked like a three metre long python! I...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Neither of my XRR's (one '04 ridden hard in cold...

Neither of my XRR's (one '04 ridden hard in cold climate of UK and other '00 in sunny Qld) have ever had oil weep out of there, so I wouldn't say its normal. These motors should have no weeping...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Interesting, that's the first time I have heard...

Interesting, that's the first time I have heard of that before. Have you got a temp gauge on your bike? If there is no wear on the case or the shaft and you used OEM seals the only thing I can...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
I don't see why not, but double and triple check...

I don't see why not, but double and triple check clearances of other parts once torqued up.
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Combine the two mate, bring your bow mates and...

Combine the two mate, bring your bow mates and they can try shoot at us as we go past on wild pigs :wink:

On another note my clutch is done and working perfectly again so I'm on! If it moves back...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Clutch arrived yesterday so I should have that...

Clutch arrived yesterday so I should have that fitted in time for the ride. Can I be changed to a 'definite maybe' please (will become FY as soon as its running) :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
I've got a fan, not quite as industrial as yours...

I've got a fan, not quite as industrial as yours though :D Doesn't help having to sit on the bike, kick it and then put it on the stand each time you wanna see if the electrics are working. A magic...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Wouldn't an E-start be helpful when doing...

Wouldn't an E-start be helpful when doing electrics on the XR?! I remember fitting my Trailtech and it was a PITA trying to check if it was powered correctly by kick starting the bike every time and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 50,090
Posted By Lostsaffa
Absolutely, a few mods here and there but nothing...

Absolutely, a few mods here and there but nothing that anyone else couldn't do themselves. It goes to show just how good the stock XRR was :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Very cool mate, you've done well!! :clap

Very cool mate, you've done well!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Awesome - gonna be watching this one closely!!

Awesome - gonna be watching this one closely!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 50,090
Posted By Lostsaffa
Facebook Page dedicated to the King of Baja XR650R

https://www.facebook.com/BajaXR650R
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 50,090
Posted By Lostsaffa
Fascinating article about the first 1x bike

I have been going through archived we pages and found some interesting articles. This one is the full article about the first 1x bike (when it had the dual exhaust):
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 50,090
Posted By Lostsaffa
I tried to get my hands on the CR500 rotor myself...

I tried to get my hands on the CR500 rotor myself as a replacement for when my original Baja rotor wears out just a few weeks ago and they have now removed the CR500 rotor from their list. You may...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
I just renewed and did the same exercise. ...

I just renewed and did the same exercise. Insuremyride does high agreed value insurance and so does QBE, but the price makes it stupid (eg. to add $2k to the bikes value you pay an extra $60 per...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
There is some movement which gets worse with age...

There is some movement which gets worse with age (as the shaft splines wear). Best thing to do is look at the shaft without the sprocket on and compare the original splines (ie. where the shaft...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Assuming my clutch replacement goes to plan I...

Assuming my clutch replacement goes to plan I will be there - I'm a maybe until it's fitted hopefully within two weeks from now. Thanks xronly :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Lostsaffa
Awesome, even sounds like an XR Forgot...

Awesome, even sounds like an XR



Forgot to mention too that I have a spare piece of copper core HT lead for anyone in the SEQ region. The UK has this stuff everywhere but in Australia you can...
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