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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:22 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,557
Posted By griffo1962
DAMN! that is bad luck Dave. :cry

DAMN! that is bad luck Dave. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
revmaaatin is correct above Gen 2 is 2008 +...

revmaaatin is correct above

Gen 2 is 2008 +

fits post 2009 KLX when bar risers are used.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 13,121
Posted By griffo1962
and I thought 3 days from the Goldy was gonna be...

and I thought 3 days from the Goldy was gonna be pushing it..... :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
don't forgo the "helicoil" type repair. they can...

don't forgo the "helicoil" type repair. they can be just as effective & a lot cheaper usually. :wink:

g
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11,926
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Posted By griffo1962
I think the 3/4 OD will be too big for the bike....

I think the 3/4 OD will be too big for the bike. I made mine from 1/2" and I think it look just right. A bonus is the 1/2" bender was much easier to find & also a lot cheaper.

Please post pics of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11,926
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Posted By griffo1962
not always true. I bought 1 for my '12 & it was...

not always true. I bought 1 for my '12 & it was barely longer, I'm talking 6mm (1/4")........ :wink: luckily the shop I use took it back. I think someone else had read this & bought it as it had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
Gen 2 KLR650 clutch cable is 100mm (4") longer &...

Gen 2 KLR650 clutch cable is 100mm (4") longer & fits almost perfectly.....
Motion Pro custom 100mm longer for the throttle. :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15,523
Views: 1,700,118
Posted By griffo1962
downunder they are almost 4 x the cost of a good...

downunder they are almost 4 x the cost of a good aftermarket!!! :huh
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11,926
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Posted By griffo1962
I've got all those figures somewhere in my file....

I've got all those figures somewhere in my file. I'll find it & email you a copy if I can.

g
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By griffo1962
pretty sure most manufacturers recommend...

pretty sure most manufacturers recommend replacing helmets at about 5yrs. (from build date)

I had a Nolan open face where the lining only lasted 3 yrs...... pretty sure it's the acid in our sweat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,770
Posted By griffo1962
+1... you beat me to it....... :wink:

+1... you beat me to it....... :wink:
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By griffo1962
it does look good, although the peak looks very...

it does look good, although the peak looks very short, even shorter then the Hornet. I like the long 1 on my Arai.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 600,372
Posted By griffo1962
web site http://terra-x.com.au/chain-breaker/...

web site http://terra-x.com.au/chain-breaker/ just says temp unavailable
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By griffo1962
thank Barry.... great review.

thank Barry.... great review.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15,523
Views: 1,700,118
Posted By griffo1962
you forgot Staintune. ..... :huh

you forgot Staintune. ..... :huh
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 81,989
Posted By griffo1962
you do realise the OP was back in 2006..... :rofl...

you do realise the OP was back in 2006..... :rofl :rofl I am not even going to bother responding to any of your "issues" with the bike. :huh :huh
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 53,662
Posted By griffo1962
Rob, I still have that KLR speedo drive if you...

Rob, I still have that KLR speedo drive if you need it....... :wink: been great following your travels. :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-11-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 26,509
Posted By griffo1962
earlier posts suggested using bluetack ... :wink:

earlier posts suggested using bluetack ... :wink:
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 195,096
Posted By griffo1962
wow! what an opportunity. shame I don't have the...

wow! what an opportunity. shame I don't have the money..... :cry
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,338,925
Posted By griffo1962
if you can feel it, it's f*^ked....... repair...

if you can feel it, it's f*^ked....... repair depends on where you live & who you talk to. Downunder you would be really scratching to find someone to do it.........
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 195,096
Posted By griffo1962
I think this issue is usually exacerbated by...

I think this issue is usually exacerbated by having a big heavy top box or extra plate with too much weight on it.. Good quality high tensile bolts will help, so will locktiting them in. otherwise...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,026
Posted By griffo1962
I love how the magistrate says "the charge is...

I love how the magistrate says "the charge is very straightforward" :ear
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
they make a good "anything" bike. I love...

they make a good "anything" bike.
I love mine...... :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By griffo1962
in... :)

in... :)
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15,523
Views: 1,700,118
Posted By griffo1962
lol.... I'm only on pg 150..... I feel let...

lol....

I'm only on pg 150..... I feel let down. :rofl

I couldn't be bothered replying to any of lorraines issues. after all I have only owned mine for 25yrs...... :wink:
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 141,347
Posted By griffo1962
+1 :wink:

+1 :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15,523
Views: 1,700,118
Posted By griffo1962
I wish!!! down under the Michelin T63 is a...

I wish!!! down under the Michelin T63 is a premium priced tyre and is more expensive than the Dunlop D606...... :cry I would love to put them on my KLX250 but the OEM D605 is just over half the cost....
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
there should be a vacuum takeoff port downstream...

there should be a vacuum takeoff port downstream of the carb on the inlet manifold??? at least there is on mine...... :huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
for those "downunder" then Teknik do fork & shock...

for those "downunder" then Teknik do fork & shock springs. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11,926
Views: 2,575,898
Posted By griffo1962
Great write up. Been thinking about doing this to...

Great write up. Been thinking about doing this to mine but using the cable & lever from a KLR650..... :D
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,837
Posted By griffo1962
I love this attention to detail. Thanks for...

I love this attention to detail. Thanks for taking us along Linda.... :1drink
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,021
Posted By griffo1962
+1 :ear

+1 :ear
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,868
Posted By griffo1962
same.... :evil but I thought the...

same.... :evil

but I thought the implementation date for most of these things is 1/1/15
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 618,336
Posted By griffo1962
another way I was taught by my panelbeater uncle...

another way I was taught by my panelbeater uncle was to purge the tanks with the exhaust fume from a running petrol engine. worked fine the few times I needed to weld a petrol tank. not sure of it's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8,567
Views: 2,127,156
Posted By griffo1962
MAN!! they're BIG!!! :wink:

MAN!! they're BIG!!! :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15,523
Views: 1,700,118
Posted By griffo1962
FD I'm on the GC and have done dozens of...

FD

I'm on the GC and have done dozens of them. If your close enough to ride to my home workshop, I'll do it for you. I have spare gaskets & torsion springs etc but don't currently have a lever. PM...
Forum: New Zealand 11-26-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By griffo1962
damn!! my bad.... only 520 & 525 :(:

damn!! my bad.... only 520 & 525 :(:
Forum: New Zealand 11-26-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By griffo1962
Terra-X :wink:

Terra-X :wink:
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,026
Posted By griffo1962
you know what would be really funny would be a...

you know what would be really funny would be a m/c cop with a helmet cam on his helmet giving a rider a ticket for having a camera on his helmet......... :rofl

i passed 3 m/c cops last week &...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 65,724
Posted By griffo1962
I already have, spent a few weeks on the couch...

I already have, spent a few weeks on the couch with a broken arm & spent most of that time watching Keith...... :D
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