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Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
I keep mine pretty stock apart from the carb and...

I keep mine pretty stock apart from the carb and exhaust, the high compression option makes it un-rideable for me in the technical valleys etc with stalling here but if you had room to stretch your...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Here is that photo of Empiredowns engine when I...

Here is that photo of Empiredowns engine when I asked him what it was.
Might have a good piss weak excuse for Finke if you are doing it, only a couple of days ride from here, let us know so we can...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Haha my memory is way worse than yours but yes a...

Haha my memory is way worse than yours but yes a new chain has the gap.
I could get my rattle to stop with a quick rev after warm up which made the rollers re grab the tensioner shaft.
Inmate...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Actually mine sounded just like tappet noise in...

Actually mine sounded just like tappet noise in the beginning, I did my valve clearances twice on the long ride trying to nail it down in case I'd fudged the right exhaust release gap, in the end as...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Hey Sundowner have a look at post number 1 here...

Hey Sundowner have a look at post number 1 here and go to the link at the bottom about cam chain tensioner shaft wear, that is how the tensioner is able to move backwards when the engine reverses and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 84,449
Views: 9,787,771
Posted By Kenno
Laugh It may be the cam chain tensioner with flats worn...

It may be the cam chain tensioner with flats worn on the roller pins and/or the shaft it sits on, more likely the shaft since it is softer steel, I fixed it with a new shaft and tensioner, no more...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
I passed a BMW heading south today loaded up...

I passed a BMW heading south today loaded up between Mareeba and Mt Molloy, I was on the 650L heading North, was that you?

The days have been glorious.
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Glad you got to the Desert Raid this time around,...

Glad you got to the Desert Raid this time around, must feel really good to have sorted the problem.
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
There ya go mate. ...

There ya go mate.

http://i949.photobucket.com/albums/ad331/ac_seymour/IMG_0550.jpg

http://i949.photobucket.com/albums/ad331/ac_seymour/IMG_0549.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-11-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
http://i949.photobucket.com/albums/ad331/ac_seymou...

http://i949.photobucket.com/albums/ad331/ac_seymour/IMG_0589.jpg

Looks like the dust is staying away OzAnt, Mike and Isabelle (HP2) are just North of Kal if you are around that way.
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Thanks Macdoc, brings back fond memories of my...

Thanks Macdoc, brings back fond memories of my childhood growing up around there.

:thumbup
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
She'll be up and running in no time! I have...

She'll be up and running in no time!

I have my new engine almost assembled now, nothing holding it up other than work but that excuse is gone for a while at least so I'll be running alongside...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Kenno
It's a good ride, get an airhawk seat cushion and...

It's a good ride, get an airhawk seat cushion and you will feel zero corrugations and they weigh nothing.
I was on my own and timed the camps to be at the Blackfella servos on the great central,...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
How to correctly install XR Wheel Bearings

I knew i'd get back to it eventually, just had to change a failed right rear wheel bearing on the ride we did last week.

What I have found out is that aftermarket chinese bearings and that...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
LOL, told ya so. ...

LOL, told ya so.
http://kenno.smugmug.com/photos/i-QDjL5px/0/M/i-QDjL5px-M.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-05-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
yeah you had me eating it, probably why the neck...

yeah you had me eating it, probably why the neck oil disappeared later on at camp.
Forum: Australia 05-05-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
There is patchy mobile phone signal at the...

There is patchy mobile phone signal at the highest part of the coach road on the plateau about 30k north of Palmer River, in case you need to ring in sick...

Jowalbina is only 36k from Laura too...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Hi Glen, it took us an hour from Palmer River out...

Hi Glen, it took us an hour from Palmer River out to the highway and about 3 hours to come down the coach road from Jowalbina so 10 hours round trip from the highway at Maitland Downs up to Jowalbina...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
"The question I have is could you live with one...

"The question I have is could you live with one as an only bike?"

I would say yes to the 600 BUT there is a danger element I don't feel when riding the 650 in town.

When i ride the 600 into...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Cheers Kezza, a great 4 days! ...

Cheers Kezza, a great 4 days!

http://kenno.smugmug.com/photos/i-dk32stX/0/L/i-dk32stX-L.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
From memory the longest leg was 180k for fuel...

From memory the longest leg was 180k for fuel because we doubled back to Palmer River roadhouse thinking that the Laura Maytown coach road would have burned extra fuel but at that point Kezza used...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Hey OzAnt I put your previous post with a link...

Hey OzAnt I put your previous post with a link (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21529968&postcount=1) in post number 1 in this thread, it is just such vitally important and good info...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
It should be attached to the underside of your...

It should be attached to the underside of your seat where it meets the rear guard at the air box.
Rubber flap (http://www.internationalmotoparts.com/oemparts/a/hon/50bd36aff870022a68850499/seat)
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Was your filter skin worse than this? This is...

Was your filter skin worse than this? This is quite bad.
http://kenno.smugmug.com/photos/i-5ckFkkS/0/M/i-5ckFkkS-M.jpg
We just started to notice both 600's using a bit more oil at about this stage...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Kezza and Kennos Slack as dogs balls tour

Yeah sounds good Kezza, same with weather, it doesn't bother me either.
How about we rip up to Indian or Bedford heads for a run along the beach and then over to Coloured Sands for the night then...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Yep, i'll let you set the date and time. Gonna...

Yep, i'll let you set the date and time.
Gonna be excellent as usual.

Ken is mobile.
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Hey GT do you ride a road or dirt bike? We are...

Hey GT do you ride a road or dirt bike?
We are heading out shortly if you like single track, pm me for departure point.

Ken is mobile.
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Mission accomplished, got a phone call from my...

Mission accomplished, got a phone call from my riding buddy while i was up on flaggy creek track so went back to the coast, hooked up and headed back out, riding in the rain is great, even had a beer...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
The alternative is worse... Not riding when...

The alternative is worse...

Not riding when i have the time.
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Fish and chips with sugar.... I'm still at...

Fish and chips with sugar....

I'm still at home, looks like i've been stood up, i'm all attgatted up too.

Taking the 600 up the hill tomorrow with my boy on flaggy and blue dot for mud fun,...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
LOL Heading to mt molloy for lunch when i knock...

LOL
Heading to mt molloy for lunch when i knock off work today, two of us going via the usual shortcut if anyone else enjoys rain rides and wants to catch up.

Ken is mobile.
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Kezza was just checking the barra size, thats...

Kezza was just checking the barra size, thats all.:rolleyes:

Ken is mobile.
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Cook hwy same, they are hitting 250+ along the...

Cook hwy same, they are hitting 250+ along the 100kph section nearly all the way to wangetti where we ride from.
We listen out for the bang.

Ken is mobile.
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Idiots are not restricted to cars, my Son and I...

Idiots are not restricted to cars, my Son and I were missed by half a metre by a cockhead road bike rider racing his mate on cook hwy.

Generally country roads are good, i am talking about the...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Spot on Kezza, I'm fed up with idiots on the...

Spot on Kezza, I'm fed up with idiots on the road, plus it aint a racetrack.

Macdoc I have been really busy but good to see Eamonn got you away for a good run and we'll catch up before you go.
...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Mike and Isabelle told me about your troubles, i...

Mike and Isabelle told me about your troubles, i came up through dooley downs as well but on my own meant no dust, in fact i think i only cleaned my filter once and used 3 skins in the 11500 of...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
That's a bit of bad luck Sundowner, haven't had...

That's a bit of bad luck Sundowner, haven't had to replace mine yet but I can't see why the Chinese one wouldn't be ok.
Have you still got a circuit between the pink and yellow wires out of the...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
XR650L headers are cheap and even the 2015 pipes...

XR650L headers are cheap and even the 2015 pipes will fit your bike and all you need is to weld a nut on for the shorter kickstart model heatshield, there are also some cheap stainless mufflers for...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 87,800
Posted By Kenno
Never had them, i have staintune headers and...

Never had them, i have staintune headers and stock headers and don't notice any difference in the riding i do, i have stock muffler and staintune and the only difference i notice is when i remove the...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 90,217
Posted By Kenno
Hey Glen, tried to reply but tapatalk keeps...

Hey Glen, tried to reply but tapatalk keeps quoting other threads, we'll see what happens this time?
I can't set a date right now so just go ahead and plan the ride in May as long as the Palmer...
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