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Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2,532
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Posted By Svein-Olav
I've not done that swap but I got a lowering kit...

I've not done that swap but I got a lowering kit from www.motorworks.co.uk. Part no ACA66691A fitted my bike perfectly.
I've just installed the kit on my bike and have not yet gotten around to do a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 466,638
Posted By Svein-Olav
Hello! I've been reading and following this...

Hello!

I've been reading and following this tread ever since I got myself a 2004 R850R last October.
To night I finally got around to replace the tires on my bike.
The old Metzeler Roadtec Z8...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
I've got Metzeler ME22 3.00-18 at the front and...

I've got Metzeler ME22 3.00-18 at the front and Metzeler Lasertec 130/70-17 at the rear. Works well for me
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Hello Fred, I replaced the tires on my 1995...

Hello Fred,

I replaced the tires on my 1995 TU250 Volty about 2 years ago, but I don't remember neither brand nor size.
The bike is in storage for the moment, but I may check both brand and sizes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 466,638
Posted By Svein-Olav
In need of new tires

Hello,

I'm sorry if this topic has been discussed and beaten to death before, but I could not come to a conclusion as I red through this thread.

I do have a 2004 R850R in need of new tires....
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 466,638
Posted By Svein-Olav
R850R vs R850R Classic vs R850R Comfort?

Hello!

May I ask a newbie question?

I'm going to pick up a 2004 R850R with 20 000 km on the meter on Saturday this upcoming weekend.

When browsing for information and accessories, I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
You might say it's too bad, but on the other hand...

You might say it's too bad, but on the other hand I tend to understand them. They just might be afraid of someone going to copy their product.

There are some minor but significant differences...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Neither Japan Webike nor the manufacturer of the...

Neither Japan Webike nor the manufacturer of the rack in question could confirm that it would fit my Volty.

Neither could they supply me with any detailed information regarding dimensions nor...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
That was just to obvious.... :evil Just...

That was just to obvious.... :evil

Just dropped them a inquiry.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8,848
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Posted By Svein-Olav
I'm not planning for any longdistance touring on...

I'm not planning for any longdistance touring on my TU.
It's only use for commuting and some local backroads.
To keep it usefull for commuting and lanesplitting (heaven forbid) I want to keep the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
What kind of carrier do you have underneath the...

What kind of carrier do you have underneath the top-box base-plate?

Do you happen to have a link to a vendor?

TIA
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
I'm the happy owner of a 1995 TU250 Volty. ...

I'm the happy owner of a 1995 TU250 Volty.

The frame of my bikes has got some lugs intended to be used for a center stand.
According to a Japanese parts catalog I happened to get hold of there...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
I've got a -95 TU250 Volty. It's a carb modell,...

I've got a -95 TU250 Volty. It's a carb modell, with dual exhaustport.
I've been recommended to have a look at the Mikuni VM34-168 with a 260 main jet I think it was.
You will need an other...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Regarding mpg, I have never payed it much...

Regarding mpg, I have never payed it much attention.

I have never made a good measurement, but I believe i get approx 85 mpg.

That would make some 3,3l/100km.

This is based on 1 gallon =...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
My 1995 TU250 Volty

This is how the bike looked when i first got it:

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/9rjpgigqdqqov2e/TU250_400_313.jpg

Here it's got new tires and new and relocated indicators:
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Vanvan or Grasstracker? Sent from my...

Vanvan or Grasstracker?

Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Uploaded a few pics to Picasa and posted them in...

Uploaded a few pics to Picasa and posted them in an other tread - worked ike a charm. Either I need to alter some setting in Dropbox or I need to use Picasa for sharing pics with the ADVrider forum....
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 869,657
Posted By Svein-Olav
And here's my second thumper, a 1995 BMW F650...

And here's my second thumper, a 1995 BMW F650 Funduro.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-dhPKoqEZgBg/Ua5M5_K9gdI/AAAAAAAACDc/rZaCT-TD124/s720/20130413_095231.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,041
Views: 869,657
Posted By Svein-Olav
Here's on of my two thumpers, a 1995 Suzuki...

Here's on of my two thumpers, a 1995 Suzuki TU250S Volty.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lnKgbolZRl8/Ua5Ihlnx6vI/AAAAAAAACBc/WKwcg0lfp98/s720/20130603_183535.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
I tried to post a link to a shared album I have...

I tried to post a link to a shared album I have made with a few pis of my TU250.
Anyone tried to access that link?




I have made a shared album on Dropbox and tried to insert the URL after...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Excuse my ignorance - how to post single picture?

I know I have seen and read a discussion about how to post pics so they appear in the post?
I have tried searching for that very discussion without any luck.
I have tried different ways of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Finally back in business!

After a mishap in a staircase a few weeks back, I'm finally back in the saddle.

It feels good to be back on the road again.

I have put together a few pics of my 1995 Suzuki TU250S Volty.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Svein-Olav
The challenge is the front indicators as they are...

The challenge is the front indicators as they are integrated in the fairing. At the rear I plan to replace with som newer OEM indicators as there us clear lenses available for them. I find the new...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Svein-Olav
1995 BMW F650 Funduro - Source of parts and accessories?

I don't think this model ever has been available in the US, but AFAIK there are people in here from all over he world.

I've picked up a 1995 BMW F650 Funduro. This was one of the early models from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Svein-Olav
My guess is: 1967 Ducati 350 Desmo.

My guess is: 1967 Ducati 350 Desmo.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Svein-Olav
Try to re-install the USB-drivers from Garmin: ...

Try to re-install the USB-drivers from Garmin:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=591
Forum: Racing 03-06-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By Svein-Olav
Excuse my ignorance, but what kind of bike is...

Excuse my ignorance, but what kind of bike is that?

Looks awesome!
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Svein-Olav
Looks very much like a /7. What is the...

Looks very much like a /7.

What is the number found on the engine case?
Is there a number on the frame as well?

It looks very similar to my -77 R75/7 with matching numbers.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
My 1995 TU250 Volty does have the dual downpipe...

My 1995 TU250 Volty does have the dual downpipe and a carb.

I'm looking at replacing the original 2-1 exhaust with some kind of 2-2 exhaust, but then I need to do some altering (adding) to the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
I will need to check out the entire lot of images...

I will need to check out the entire lot of images on Facebook.
My Spanish is non excistent, but I will look closely if there might be some information regarding the exhaust.

I have searched...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Help to identify exhaust?

Hello!

I've heen looking around for a while for a new dual exhaust for my -95 TU250 Volty.

Found a picture with bike with the exhaust I would like, but need help to identify it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Finally got my TU out on new tires on Friday. All...

Finally got my TU out on new tires on Friday. All though it rained, I had to go for a spin.

I went for a set of Metzlers, ME22 (3.00x18) up front and Lasertec (130/70x17) at the rear.
The old...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
Tires?

I've had to much on my hands for the last few months, so the TU is just about getting ready for the short riding season here in Norway.

I've got the older -95 TU250 Volty which is very similar to...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,587
Posted By Svein-Olav
I would love to have a rack looking similar to...

I would love to have a rack looking similar to the following, that would fit as a replacement for the grabrail on my -95 TU250 Volty.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-20-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Svein-Olav
I do have a GPSMAP 60CSX and i simply love it! ...

I do have a GPSMAP 60CSX and i simply love it!

Some might say I'm a computer-geek, but I have managed to put Topo-maps, City Select and BlueChart on the unit at the same time.
I may select what...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Svein-Olav
I've got a very similar rack from Siebenrock om...

I've got a very similar rack from Siebenrock om my 1977 R75/7.
The difference from the one on the picture in the first post, is that mine is deeper and holds a H&B topbox.
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7,422
Views: 2,792,030
Posted By Svein-Olav
Looks like it is in German.

Looks like it is in German.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By Svein-Olav
I do own a 1977 R75/7 with the toolboxlid on top...

I do own a 1977 R75/7 with the toolboxlid on top of the tank.
It's a former policebike.
Wether the tank will fit a /6 or not, I don't know.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
At least the Volty's I've seen has the twin...

At least the Volty's I've seen has the twin exhaust header as the GZ250 and GN250.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8,848
Views: 1,637,391
Posted By Svein-Olav
My 1995 Volty has got a 2-1 exhaust. I would...

My 1995 Volty has got a 2-1 exhaust.

I would love to replace the exhaust with a 2-2-system.

I've been searching, but no luck so far.

Any suggestions?
Will 2-2-system fro a GN250 work?
A...
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