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Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 10:46 AM
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Srsly I got a heavy rubber mat for a horse...

Srsly I got a heavy rubber mat for a horse trailer from the local COOP store, its about 4 cm thick so you can bolt through it after drilling holes in the right locations then it will compress and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 08:37 PM
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You might have been better to insert some hard...

You might have been better to insert some hard rubber between the plate and frame since you may now get some unwanted noise.
On my Beta trials bike which has a very good engine guard the rubber...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 249
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Thanks Sooo much for recording your trip, now I...

Thanks Sooo much for recording your trip, now I want to go back with my Beta (4 and a half day drive though). Was there last in 2012 with my DRS 400S and that was a lot of fun, perhaps I should bring...
Forum: Trials 10-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 335,124
Rotator Cuff STUFF

Well maybe a little too soon but after five weeks of cabin fever I went out for an hour or so today on the Beta.
I am paying for it, BUT! it was worth it :D
Winter is round the corner sadly, I...
Forum: Trials 09-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 335,124
UPDATE :wink: I got an OK to go play just a...

UPDATE :wink:
I got an OK to go play just a little bit on Saturday so the Beta does not get lonely. But the physio lady says no BIG rocks just bumpy grass !
Ah well better than nothing :D
Forum: Trials 09-23-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Any one awake out there

Just wondering who's doin what :D
Darn rotator cuff got me sidelined so need news of people havin FUN :ear:ear
Forum: Trials 09-16-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,696
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Ha Ha, yes he is one crazy friend, gave me a ride...

Ha Ha, yes he is one crazy friend, gave me a ride on his replica 1903 Benz one time ! think I will stick to two wheels :lol3
Small world indeed, came of my dirt bike (which is fine) and now my...
Forum: Trials 09-15-2014, 03:00 PM
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Well I did not want to be Ofencive, and my buddy...

Well I did not want to be Ofencive, and my buddy (Peter Lynn) in Ashburton must be bi-ligual since he has referred to #8 wire as fence and binding.
In my trade we do call it binding but I digress :D...
Forum: Trials 09-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Just curious but how much #8 binding wire did you...

Just curious but how much #8 binding wire did you get through :lol3
Forum: Trials 08-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,696
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So maybe turn up an alignment rod on the lath to...

So maybe turn up an alignment rod on the lath to the correct diameter and line things up before putting said bolt back in then :D
Forum: Trials 08-13-2014, 08:03 PM
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How hard was it to get out in the first place....

How hard was it to get out in the first place. Mine is 2010 so maybe different but maybe NOT!
Thanks for the post :D
Forum: Trials 08-02-2014, 06:52 AM
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Sure are, out of 35 riders last Sunday only 3 of...

Sure are, out of 35 riders last Sunday only 3 of us over 55 :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 03:03 PM
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All I did was take a wrench and the bike down to...

All I did was take a wrench and the bike down to the local welding shop.
Talk to them nicely and explain what it is you need to do and they should mark it and after you take it off do the first cut...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:23 PM
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I cut and welded mine to the desired shape, never...

I cut and welded mine to the desired shape, never had a problem from it since.:D
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 05:59 PM
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OK what gave you a clue :lol3

OK what gave you a clue :lol3
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 12:45 PM
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I will look into these, thanks :norton

I will look into these, thanks :norton
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 12:43 PM
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Well this sums it up from my perspective, at 69 I...

Well this sums it up from my perspective, at 69 I am just having FUN :D
However I do see the logic of keeping things stock for serious riders.
I have Barforward (product name) Risers on my DRZ400S...
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 09:33 AM
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So your saying the riders proportions just don't...

So your saying the riders proportions just don't come into the equation then ?
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 08:16 AM
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I would guess on my Beta I would need Rox Risers...

I would guess on my Beta I would need Rox Risers the way the bar clamps are held on it. :ear
Forum: Trials 07-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Higher Bars

Just wondering if any one uses a set of higher than standard bars, if so who makes them ?
I am looking to gain 1 to 2 inches as I have tried rotating the current set and just finish up with the same...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:45 AM
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Laugh Also increase the idle speed just a tiny bit :D

Also increase the idle speed just a tiny bit :D
Forum: Trials 06-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,696
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I still do with home made brown paper ones but...

I still do with home made brown paper ones but this new cover gasket is black and I am not sure what its made off so am being cautious.
Thanks:clap
Forum: Trials 06-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Installing new gaskets

Just a simple question:D
With modern materials does any one put HT grease or any other compound on the clutch side cover gasket (not the O ring the main one) :ear
Forum: Trials 06-23-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Nice but how do you get your truck though the...

Nice but how do you get your truck though the slot in image 3 :lol3

I think I will look for the gas tank that fits in place of the headlight and connects straight to the carb via a T connector....
Forum: Trials 06-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,696
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So how do you guys carry extra gas, or are your...

So how do you guys carry extra gas, or are your vehicles parked close by:ear
Forum: Trials 06-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Thanks , kinda figured there be something dodgy...

Thanks , kinda figured there be something dodgy on the end of it so just as well I spotted it before it backed out all the way.

Just how tricky is this engine to work on any more quirks I should...
Forum: Trials 06-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,696
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OK looked it up :wink: That which locks or...

OK looked it up :wink:
That which locks or unlocks a movement; a catch, pawl, or dog; especially, in clockwork, the catch which locks and unlocks the wheelwork in striking.

Being from over the...
Forum: Trials 06-18-2014, 08:09 PM
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So it does what precisely, apart from keeping...

So it does what precisely, apart from keeping something connected to the kick starter in place :ear
Forum: Trials 06-18-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,696
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Hi Folks, solved the problem it seems. The...

Hi Folks, solved the problem it seems.
The allen screw on the outside above the kick starter shaft had come loose.
It s not easy to spot unless you take the exhaust system off the bike, the reason...
Forum: Trials 06-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,696
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Thanks, too late:D I have the cover off but did...

Thanks, too late:D I have the cover off but did not pull the clutch basket yet.
I need to get to know the engine so not a bad idea to change the fluids anyway and now I have date and time to...
Forum: Trials 06-16-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 335,124
New to this thread

Hi Folks
Nice fun reading all your posts, Thanks
So I rode my 2010 Beta 250 2T for Fathers day and all was well till the kick starter started making noises when it retuned to its proper position ....
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:52 PM
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This is why I suggested the side racks and since...

This is why I suggested the side racks and since they are very simple fit well and light, they do a good job. I guess replacement plastic is not too expensive though :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24,823
Views: 4,342,310
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Precision Motorcycle Racks whitehurstlee@hotmail.com</pre> These are excellent and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 08:09 AM
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NICE job, what gear ratio do you have on it :ear

NICE job, what gear ratio do you have on it :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24,823
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Or move to Linux and get away from the Microsoft...

Or move to Linux and get away from the Microsoft Prison :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24,823
Views: 4,342,310
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24,823
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Absolutely not a Dealer thing here in Canada, I...

Absolutely not a Dealer thing here in Canada, I just asked if it was OK to change my own oil as the Dealer was to far away to make two trips just for an oil change. NO problem they said so I got the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24,823
Views: 4,342,310
Thanks for this, is there a schematic for this...

Thanks for this, is there a schematic for this set up ?
I am not great with electronics unfortunately :eek1
My main issue on the trail is when I drop the bike and it floods the carb which then...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24,823
Views: 4,342,310
Well as it turns out it was not the battery at...

Well as it turns out it was not the battery at fault but the trickle charger is causing the problem by telling me with its green light that all is well, NOT!
So since I have a lifetime warranty...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24,823
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Thanks I will see what's available in town and I...

Thanks I will see what's available in town and I am planning on a kick start.
Kinda figured it was crap when it only showed low voltage, never seen that with my routine charging over winter.
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