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Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,879
Posted By FuTAnT
With you there. I have a smaller pump like you...

With you there. I have a smaller pump like you have as well for the MTB duties, however the aforementioned micro floor drive makes the Moto work that much easier. For pure lightweight, the MTB pump...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,879
Posted By FuTAnT
These are pretty awesome. Lighter and more...

These are pretty awesome. Lighter and more reliable than electric. Great compromise because you can put some grunt into it. Screw on valve connection works really well.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21,193
Views: 2,527,093
Posted By FuTAnT
Did you soak the clutch plates in oil before...

Did you soak the clutch plates in oil before install?
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,823
Posted By FuTAnT
You don't see them much over here in Australia,...

You don't see them much over here in Australia, but while I was living in North America I did quite a bit of research and landed on the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1 (they make a UL2 and UL3 as well)....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 759,011
Posted By FuTAnT
For those in warmer climates make sure you use...

For those in warmer climates make sure you use the heavy weight oil or just a 60W or greater gear oil. It will give you much more consistent results.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21,193
Views: 2,527,093
Posted By FuTAnT
Nice link. Will put it in the bookmarks. Here is...

Nice link. Will put it in the bookmarks. Here is another gem.
http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/main.html
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,207
Posted By FuTAnT
How about the Sony Xperia Z3 or Z3 compact with...

How about the Sony Xperia Z3 or Z3 compact with an Otterbox? They don't make Lifeproof cases for the Sony.

Already water / dust proof to start with, so you're in front. Just add a case for extra...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21,193
Views: 2,527,093
Posted By FuTAnT
A bit late to reply but it is more about common...

A bit late to reply but it is more about common multiples of the front and rear sprocket. To make it even easier, 17T is the golden ticket for chain wear on the front because it doesn't divide into...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By FuTAnT
Nice write up but that is definitely on the...

Nice write up but that is definitely on the kitchen sink end of packing. I normally strip out all the unnecessary tools in any kits. Or just take that which you need. If you are riding in a group, no...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,812
Posted By FuTAnT
What was the plan with the Yammie and the oil...

What was the plan with the Yammie and the oil changes? Aren't they super frequent? Or did you just carry a few spare litres and go for it?
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,812
Posted By FuTAnT
Ripper ride report and fantastic photos. Must...

Ripper ride report and fantastic photos. Must have been quite the trip. Top Stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 768,575
Posted By FuTAnT
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Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 768,575
Posted By FuTAnT
They didn't by chance install one can one tooth...

They didn't by chance install one can one tooth off did they?

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By FuTAnT
You can remove them as said but perhaps the...

You can remove them as said but perhaps the previous owner had them spot welded so the screws would fall out in the middle of nowhere. Makes sense.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-13-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,393
Posted By FuTAnT
Holy crap. Time to book a trip to NZ and get some...

Holy crap. Time to book a trip to NZ and get some training. That was bloody awesome.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-11-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 759,011
Posted By FuTAnT
My best trick is to use a magnetic pick up. You...

My best trick is to use a magnetic pick up. You can buy them from any half decent tool store with a telescopic action. Just snap the magnet onto the filter then give it a bit of a wiggle left right...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,784
Posted By FuTAnT
Can you double check the front wheel size...

Can you double check the front wheel size setting?

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-29-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 45,169
Posted By FuTAnT
$419 plus $32.95 for 300 tracking points in Oz....

$419 plus $32.95 for 300 tracking points in Oz. That's a $395 a year subscription. Great product, but more than twice as good as Spot gen 3 ..... Year on year ...... ?

In the USA for sure, it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-29-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 45,169
Posted By FuTAnT
Having an interesting conversation with DeLorme...

Having an interesting conversation with DeLorme USA and also Pivotel Australia (who distribute DeLorme and SPOT in Australia) about their pricing plans. While there has been some completely...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-22-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 45,169
Posted By FuTAnT
These units do look very good and combine two...

These units do look very good and combine two SPOT systems into one (Spot Connect, and say Spot Gen 3), however, it seems they are destined to stay in the American market only. Why? Well, not that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,969
Posted By FuTAnT
Here you go, already available for the 690. ...

Here you go, already available for the 690.
...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,710
Posted By FuTAnT
And SafariBerg, where does this leave you anyway?...

And SafariBerg, where does this leave you anyway? You race the Bergs etc, so what now?
Forum: Australia 11-14-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,710
Posted By FuTAnT
That would seem somewhat the obvious choice given...

That would seem somewhat the obvious choice given that AHG is KTM Sportmotorcycles, and they come from the same parent company. It wouldn't make sense splitting the distributorship internally.

As...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 49,436
Posted By FuTAnT
Just bumping this up. Any more final updates /...

Just bumping this up. Any more final updates / parts breakdown etc / pricing / release date etc? How's it all coming along?
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 61,983
Posted By FuTAnT
This is good news for the VFR fans. Not having...

This is good news for the VFR fans. Not having owned one, but having ridden with a bunch of guys who do, this is pretty good.

Hey, it might not be perfect, but it's a better response than what...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 49,436
Posted By FuTAnT
Indeed, this set-up looks bloody good. Will be...

Indeed, this set-up looks bloody good. Will be great when it's sorted to give a solid alternative to the others, and a key differentiator in being true rally style tanks that hold the weight lower.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,595
Posted By FuTAnT
Bid of a grave dig, but has anyone tried the Mil...

Bid of a grave dig, but has anyone tried the Mil Spec bladders in the Badlands?

http://shop.camelbak.com/Military-Tactical/accessories/mil-spec-antidote/l/711

I've got one of these for my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,173
Posted By FuTAnT
The 990 is great but the screen sucks a bag of...

The 990 is great but the screen sucks a bag of dicks. Bike to bike they are going to be similar, however if the 1190 is much better in the wind you'll be far more refreshed. Also if you are comparing...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,651
Posted By FuTAnT
Thanks for all the comments. I think I should...

Thanks for all the comments. I think I should have left out the fact that I was coming from a 990. I'm really not trying to compare the two or 'decide' between the two. As I mentioned before, the 990...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,651
Posted By FuTAnT
I did check with the local suspension tuner...

I did check with the local suspension tuner yesterday. About what I expected, a bit over 1200 Aussie to get it sorted. Springs front and rear, new valves at the front, revalve at the rear plus remove...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,651
Posted By FuTAnT
140kg will be 80kg lighter than a 990 or 1190 and...

140kg will be 80kg lighter than a 990 or 1190 and 25kg lighter than a DR650 or similar, so for me, I'm way in front. If I want a snotty hill basher I'll get a 300 or something. Although the 570 has...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,651
Posted By FuTAnT
Yeah I'm not trying to compare it to a 990. Fact...

Yeah I'm not trying to compare it to a 990. Fact is if I want to cross the Simpson the 990 won't be a weapon of choice. There's some good info here, but I didn't want to start a whole new 690 thread...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,651
Posted By FuTAnT
I agree with your view there, I'm not about to...

I agree with your view there, I'm not about to complain. I know it's not a 990, and I also know it's not a 530. I do see similar comments and it does raise an eyebrow. My questions / comments really...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,651
Posted By FuTAnT
KTM 690 Enduro - fundamentally flawed or not?

Ok, so now I've got some attention.

As a previous KTM 990 owner, I'm looking at the KTM 690R in the next six months or so and wanted some perhaps interesting feedback on the dynamics of the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By FuTAnT
I was trying to find it too. It was only a few...

I was trying to find it too. It was only a few weeks ago I saw someone with the same problem again as well. Its the electrical terminal block on the lower right hand side of the bike in behind the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By FuTAnT
Doesn't the battery relay or something on these...

Doesn't the battery relay or something on these frag out and cause shitty issues like this? You've done the fuel system, check electrics.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-22-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 272,600
Posted By FuTAnT
Not sure about the rear shot but when you look at...

Not sure about the rear shot but when you look at the touratech website for their racks, the left hand rack is in closer to the bike and the right hand rack is further out.

I can see some scope...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-20-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,969
Posted By FuTAnT
Although I unfortunately don't own the 990A...

Although I unfortunately don't own the 990A anymore (moved to Canada, but going back to Australia soon) this would be high on my list. I spent a grand or so working on the stock suspension, so $2250...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-20-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,525
Posted By FuTAnT
You're flogging a dead horse. There's more...

You're flogging a dead horse. There's more suspension threads than I can count on here complaining about the 990/950/690 WP suspension being OK, but never fundamentally great from the factory. Each...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-19-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 272,600
Posted By FuTAnT
Try Hepco Becker, local distributor in Dayboro...

Try Hepco Becker, local distributor in Dayboro QLD. Very good price normally.
http://www.motorcycleadventure.com.au

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