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Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 548,841
Posted By Aussie Steve
Wanted db killer exhaust baffle

Chasing an insert to quieten down the akro on my 530 as my bike never came with one.

Would prefer the quiet 31mm ID SXS one but Im sure just about any 48mm OD insert will do.

Whaddya got...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4,582
Views: 431,364
Posted By Aussie Steve
IIRC also had problems with the headlight on. ...

IIRC also had problems with the headlight on.

Mine was easy to spot once you pulled the fuses

http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg31/aussiegser/6153f9c7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By Aussie Steve
Primary size is the size of the pipes that go...

Primary size is the size of the pipes that go onto the head, correct with spacing.

Trev has cleared up exhaust question

Are you sure about being able to buy separately or has Derek hit the nail...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,582
Views: 431,364
Posted By Aussie Steve
Troy, Last problem I had like that was a...

Troy,

Last problem I had like that was a bad connection at the fuse from regulator to battery. At low charge like idle would be fine, when the revs rose the power flowing through it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By Aussie Steve
I don't think you can buy the head without the...

I don't think you can buy the head without the cover, they are a matching pair and the brand new one I bought came as a pair.

Check you old inlet valves to see if they need replacing too. The...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 548,841
Posted By Aussie Steve
Chasing an airhawk in small pillion. Also a...

Chasing an airhawk in small pillion.

Also a fuel bladder.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,865
Posted By Aussie Steve
Was awhile ago now, think I tried from 15 to...

Was awhile ago now, think I tried from 15 to 30psi. I did want to come to grips with it as it wore so well but just couldn't.

Would like to try one on the little 530 but wont pay full whack for...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,865
Posted By Aussie Steve
Did try one on the 640 and took it off because it...

Did try one on the 640 and took it off because it was just too sketchy.

Did throw it on a drz after I'd lost a stack of weight and didn't seem as bad, maybe a tyre thats just no good for heavy...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,380
Posted By Aussie Steve
Not going to be too long before its here at an...

Not going to be too long before its here at an affordable price with usable range for commutes and a few hours playing in the bush. Reckon they will be a good thing.

Will be interesting to see how...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Aussie Steve
Hmm, thought with people extolling the virtues of...

Hmm, thought with people extolling the virtues of it on here it would be a little hardier.

Hear what you are saying with it being fact of life with dirtbikes and have plenty of other probs with...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 512,287
Posted By Aussie Steve
Sure, but not with me riding it.

Sure, but not with me riding it.
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Aussie Steve
Bedliner help please

I recently sprayed my clutch cover with bedliner as it was looking pretty daggy. Although its a bad smart phone photo you can see how it came off on the first ride.
...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 31,632
Posted By Aussie Steve
Good to hear from you mate. Keep up the...

Good to hear from you mate.

Keep up the good work in getting back on your feet.
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By Aussie Steve
What pump are you running? Haven't taken enough...

What pump are you running? Haven't taken enough notice of it as not something I would need but thought the adv spec pump had a lower pressure than its almost identical counterparts??

Also what...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 123,425
Posted By Aussie Steve
690s run efi and I thought the xr guys preferred...

690s run efi and I thought the xr guys preferred mikuni TM's???

Some info on 640 FCR Jetting here:-

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5515972&postcount=5

If you want I have a...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,582
Views: 431,364
Posted By Aussie Steve
Not bad advice. Last time mine failed I kept...

Not bad advice.

Last time mine failed I kept using it until I pulled the motor down. By that time bits of it had found their way into the gearbox oil pump and stuffed it and a gear and shaft in...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 123,425
Posted By Aussie Steve
Dont know about klx cam chain but I thought you...

Dont know about klx cam chain but I thought you could buy drz chain by the link and riveted master links from link international. Maybe easier dealing with an excess of chain than not enough?
...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,709
Posted By Aussie Steve
I'd ask, seeing as the 660 smc is on there which...

I'd ask, seeing as the 660 smc is on there which is pretty much a 640adv which weighs 30kgs less and makes more power.
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,929
Posted By Aussie Steve
He's wearing pants, I'm fine with the helmet....

He's wearing pants, I'm fine with the helmet. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
No issue Mikeice. Project stalled for a...

No issue Mikeice.

Project stalled for a while but plan to pick it up again shortly.

So what stroke is your crank?
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,599
Posted By Aussie Steve
Thanks, if it was the 98 or 96db I wouldn't think...

Thanks, if it was the 98 or 96db I wouldn't think twice. Big jump down in noise to the 92db so wanted to check first, you dont have an issue with yours??
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,599
Posted By Aussie Steve
Akrapovic baffles

I bought my 530 with an Akro fitted and no baffle. While it does sound great its too loud for some of the local bush tracks which are close to houses.

Question is has anyone tried the 92db insert...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,170
Posted By Aussie Steve
Horrible news, my thoughts are with those he left...

Horrible news, my thoughts are with those he left behind.

Rest in peace Megs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,490
Views: 988,599
Posted By Aussie Steve
Just bought a 530 to share the garage with my...

Just bought a 530 to share the garage with my 640, have only done 400ks or so on it . Initial reaction is how good this thing is just putting around at low speeds, so light and such low centre of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,092
Posted By Aussie Steve
Went from a 1150gs to a drz400 and hated it, not...

Went from a 1150gs to a drz400 and hated it, not quite what you asked for but anyway. Moved up to a big single and am happy with it.

Maybe you will be happy with a 250 like sidetrack is, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Will do

Will do
Forum: Australia 12-08-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 17,834
Views: 2,142,372
Posted By Aussie Steve
Well I hope if nothing else you enjoy your...

Well I hope if nothing else you enjoy your issues.

A good point, no plans short term but would like to do another run down south.
Forum: Australia 12-07-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17,834
Views: 2,142,372
Posted By Aussie Steve
No idea Dave. You are aware that you can sell...

No idea Dave. You are aware that you can sell bikes to someone else when you dont use them much anymore arent you??
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Fair enough, will let you know what I get up to...

Fair enough, will let you know what I get up to although I am not planning to do anything real quick on mine at the moment. Will definitely be measuring at least three times before cutting anything.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Checked mine and 122mm, looking like this may...

Checked mine and 122mm, looking like this may well come together. Will also be interested to measure combustion chamber depths and check for the d your head is meant to have stamped into it.

Sent...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
No, Early rallye 660 used a 2mm higher cylinder...

No, Early rallye 660 used a 2mm higher cylinder and machined down head. This leads me to believe that it runs the same length conrod as a 640 as it has 2mm more stroke hence piston will travel 1mm...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Hey Tony, Interesting about the different...

Hey Tony,

Interesting about the different vibes between the two, will cross that bridge if I have to with this. While were talking about it though the only thing I found that made a noticeable...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Yes, nice name but their products look the goods....

Yes, nice name but their products look the goods.

My understanding of the 660 rallye is that the cylinder is 2mm higher and the head is machined down to get the correct CR. The 660 uses the same...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Once the carb was jetted correctly I never had an...

Once the carb was jetted correctly I never had an issue with vibes, I found my DRZ400 much more annoying. And apparently the rallye bikes with longer stroke had less of a vibe issue, so while I may...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
Second post to break it up a bit.

Other thing I'm thinking of is a big bore. There was an inmate here doing a 105mm kit, but that seems to have come to an end. I've also found another thread where the owner had a Yamaha raptor piston...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aussie Steve
KTM 640 stroker, big bore yet again

So short story is I've managed to pinch the oil feed line to the crank and ride the bike for 1000kms or so like this without realising. The big end isnt the happiest and while I've got it down and in...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 123,425
Posted By Aussie Steve
Its your monster so you've got to be the one...

Its your monster so you've got to be the one happy with the mods. Dont know much about nitriding, cryogenic hardening and all the rest but cant the hardening be redone?


Or, not a pleasant option...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,422
Posted By Aussie Steve
Threadjack but why buy a separate tool to carry?...

Threadjack but why buy a separate tool to carry? These cost next to nothing at big w or auto stores and are always on hand.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/5195037.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Aussie Steve
I talked to staintune about their larger header...

I talked to staintune about their larger header for the 640 years ago. Was told they were only for the low flow head which had different port spacing and smaller primary pipes.

So according to...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4,582
Views: 431,364
Posted By Aussie Steve
Been running the Shindengen for a little while...

Been running the Shindengen for a little while now.

The instructions say it must be used with a battery, bit of a deal breaker for me. Ran it without one for a bit and while the voltage control...
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