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Forum: Australia 06-27-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,083
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Posted By Kenno
Hi Shakes, I have the same carb on my XR600, 12.5...

Hi Shakes, I have the same carb on my XR600, 12.5 pilot and 230 main jets, plain, simple and reliable, 21+ K per litre on the long distance rides and runs sweet from kick to finish, I get down around...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 94,730
Posted By Kenno
Just beautiful:thumb

Just beautiful:thumb
Forum: Australia 06-25-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 94,730
Posted By Kenno
I thought I was doing well upgrading to the US...

I thought I was doing well upgrading to the US 650L H4 with Nightbreaker globe but that is impressive, I did mine after spending a couple of roo infested hours riding north from Hughenden a couple...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,067
Posted By Kenno
There was a bit on the weekend in Richmond but...

There was a bit on the weekend in Richmond but not enough to soak roads although they did close some local station roads for a short while to protect them, there were lots of folk in town for the...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 91,067
Posted By Kenno
How 'bout yabbie pots to clean out OBJ's pool?

How 'bout yabbie pots to clean out OBJ's pool?
Forum: Australia 06-09-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 94,730
Posted By Kenno
Thumb Nice one, I was about to PM you with a couple in...

Nice one, I was about to PM you with a couple in central Queensland but looks like you did well.
Forum: Australia 06-05-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 93,760
Posted By Kenno
Thumb Excellent photos, good to hear that X in the...

Excellent photos, good to hear that X in the clip, what a machine for these rides!
I think Kezza has footage of me nearly coming off on the silica sand at the northern end of the coach road, fark...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 85,343
Views: 10,054,179
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 456
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,083
Views: 94,730
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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: 1,700
Views: 93,760
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.
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