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Forum: Australia 12-01-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 119,198
Posted By yetiandy
Shed clearout

Tank removed from '07 DR650. Blue in colour. A couple of small dents but in presentable condition.

Muffler/cat. con removed from '09 KTM 690 Enduro. Perfect.

Location: Eden Hills, Adelaide.
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Forum: Australia 02-15-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Brake Pedal Pivot bolt

Check pivot bolt blokes. The pedal semi-siezes on the bolt and need reasonably frequent removal, cleaning and lubing. Or just buy a flash pedal. (Lefthand thread by the way. I.e., righty loosey.
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Forum: Australia 10-15-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By yetiandy
Gcr

I rode the Great Central Road late July (on a laden 690e) from Warburton (came up the Connie Sue) and it was fine. The condition on the NT end was poorer but still no problem. Surface sand only so...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,715
Posted By yetiandy
Customer service.

Who do you work for? Just so we all know where not to go.

Ok, B2 expressed his opinion with some emotion but hardly surprising. The question is, is there a problem with the battery and from the...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 38,332
Posted By yetiandy
I'm with you Steve. This is old news that...

I'm with you Steve.

This is old news that should be left behind. (Unless of course you feel a need to keep on beating your collective chest and call people names.)

Get a life blokes.
Forum: Australia 09-02-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,539
Posted By yetiandy
Premature?

It sounds like a premature failure to me. What would the expextation be?
Forum: Australia 08-27-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Repair Manual

Johnno, this might also be of some help. It's 12mb but worth the download in my opinion.

http://www.syndicatecentral.com/Garconis/smc/manuals/2008_690Enduro_Repair_Manual.pdf

Cheers
Forum: Australia 08-18-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 176,827
Posted By yetiandy
Glasses

For those of you that, like me, need reading glasses to comfortably read a gps, I can recommend a peruse at the online seller linked below. These bifocal safety glasses are the go I reckon. (Bifocal...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,996
Posted By yetiandy
Nope, WRC cars have reverted to your basics in...

Nope, WRC cars have reverted to your basics in the electronics department. Although they have never had ABS they did have programmable active diffs that received inputs from a series of...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Kouba Link

Mick, I'm of diminutive stature too. (172cms) I got the lower version of the Kouba Link directly from them and it's absolutely fine for me. You may have to check your sag because on full compression...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,430
Posted By yetiandy
Ditto those tracks.

Great report. I'm another that wouldn't mind finding out the details of your route. Nice stuff.
Forum: Australia 06-25-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Water?

Did you replace your fuel filter when you replaced the pump? If not maybe there is some water lingering in there? Maybe pull the fuel line off of the injector and run the pump. It'll probably do two...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Rossco

Rossco, did I read on the big 690 forum that you found water in the fuel? Did this coincide with the beginning of the problem? Good fuel flow from the fuel line at the injector? Did you get the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,479
Posted By yetiandy
DR vs 690E

I had a DR650. A solid bike but made me yawn. (Suspension mods a must to make it rideable.)

I've got a 690E. It makes me laugh. (Suspension could be improved but is easy enough to live with as...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Bashplate Reflected Noise Solution

[QUOTE=Eagle`02;16160208]:evilWell aware of the noise transfer of Ally Plates, had a B&B on my previous ride, but reckon the protection is worth it.

I have a B&B on mine and it does the job.
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Forum: Australia 06-07-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,807
Posted By yetiandy
Can't argue with that. I think I must have one...

Can't argue with that. I think I must have one that has more than it's fair share of what ever chemical it is that gives it the tainting properties. It spoils my morning coffee and we can't have that...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,807
Posted By yetiandy
MSR Dromedary

I've had one (6ltr) for about a year. Tough, but no matter what I try, the water still taints significantly and gives a taste that I find almost undrinkable. So much so that I've been looking at...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 06-06-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,389
Posted By yetiandy
OzTopo Omission

I've just downloaded the demo for a look and have spotted a major omission. It has hospitals, churches, schools, PO's, parks, golf courses, even bridges, but no pubs!

What were they thinking?
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 295,647
Posted By yetiandy
Fuel?

I have to say I'm liking Spasm's theory having had very similar experiences in cars. New filter and good as new. (And the photograph of the interior of the carbie just makes me think this more.)
...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 312,218
Posted By yetiandy
Gawler Ranges?

Gawler Ranges?
Forum: Australia 05-26-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
It'll be likewise an SA bike from July. Canned...

It'll be likewise an SA bike from July. Canned here too. In the meantime a bit of clear contact over the label wrapped around the left fork leg just below the lower triple clamp does the job.
Forum: Australia 05-24-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,349
Posted By yetiandy
Despres versus the Aussies

This is an interesting discussion regarding the comparative success of the Aussies versus Cyril Despres.

I've not been involved in motorcycle competition (other motorsport) but have always been...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,604
Posted By yetiandy
Camelbacks

I have a couple of Camelbacks, a MULE and a HAWG. The MULE is the one I prefer only really because of its size being a smaller pack but still with plenty of storage for the things you list plus a...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 307,913
Posted By yetiandy
Thanks for your responses regarding the springs...

Thanks for your responses regarding the springs blokes.

All fixed.

Andrew
Forum: Australia 04-28-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,052
Posted By yetiandy
How do you do that ......bake them in the oven...

How do you do that ......bake them in the oven for a month first?
Forum: Australia 04-28-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,052
Posted By yetiandy
What, 10,000 on a trailer and 4,000 on the road?

What, 10,000 on a trailer and 4,000 on the road?
Forum: Australia 04-24-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 579,863
Posted By yetiandy
Suspension Modifications

I've no doubt this issue has been discussed here before but I'd like to hear from 690e owners what, if anything, you've done to improve the ride quality of your particular bike for your particular...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By yetiandy
Agreed

Most of us are up to meet or help I reckon which is why I suggest it be made more prominent and accessable.

I didn't know it existed until Tradey's post.
Forum: Australia 04-16-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By yetiandy
Thumb Why not a "Sticky"?

I think this is a great idea and would like to see a permanent front page thread for a list of forum members willing to provide a bit of tent space and hospitality to fellow forum members.

It has...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,743
Posted By yetiandy
Vio pov

Check out the VIO POV. A few versions including a recently released HD type. Lots of accessories and mounts and you can get an adapter for a cig lighter socket or hardwire. The standard 1.5 has come...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By yetiandy
Topeak Mountain Morph

Kymbo, if your talking about a pump to carry, I use a Topeak Mountain Morph which I'm very happy with. A good price from this online UK bike shop. About AUD$46 including freight. I buy a lot of my...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,425
Posted By yetiandy
Are you responding to my post Canoe Guy? It's...

Are you responding to my post Canoe Guy? It's Synmats you're looking at and not Downmats? I think you've left your paddle behind.

You're not looking at US$ price are you?. I just went through the...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 137,754
Posted By yetiandy
G'day Hattah79 Where abouts on the Barry...

G'day Hattah79

Where abouts on the Barry Way?

It might have been me on what you thought was a 640ADV but was a 690 with a Brittania Lynx fairing which has a very similar appearance to the top...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,425
Posted By yetiandy
Synmat 7 DLX Pump

I just purchased one of these from OutdoorGB.com for approx. $132 shipped. (UKPounds 82.14.) Pretty good I thought, although I'm yet to try it out but going by what others have said it should provide...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,397
Posted By yetiandy
Shoei Hornet DS

Like Cruz, I also use one of these. Nicely made, comfortable for me, quiet, easy to clean liner, good visor that remains clear and scratch free after many cleanings and well vented. (I can't comment...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By yetiandy
All the best for your journey. An epic indeed....

All the best for your journey. An epic indeed. Will follow with interest.
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,137
Posted By yetiandy
Awesome effort 'legs

Great ride and report.

I know what you mean about going again. I did a trip from Adelaide to Wollongong and return just after Christmas via the South East, Otways, Vic High Country and swung...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By yetiandy
I like the look of Rally Raid's Engine Guard and...

I like the look of Rally Raid's Engine Guard and tank setup. A bit of dosh to stump up but would protect all of those vulnerable parts down there....
Forum: Australia 01-16-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By yetiandy
Cheap Dry Duffel

If you're in the market for a dry duffel these might be worth a look. http://www.torpedo7.com.au/products/BYBGDN0CA/title/beyond-castaway-60l-roll-dry-bag

I have no idea what they are like and...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,915
Posted By yetiandy
I purchased both the First Gear Kathmandu jacket...

I purchased both the First Gear Kathmandu jacket and pants. Both well made quality items at a very good price when I purchased them although contrary in their sizing. Read on for explanation.

I'm...
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