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Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 907,302
Posted By Carlossal
Eek Help! Bike won't start

My wife's '93 NX650 has about 130,000 k's on it and has never had any major work done on the engine. Serviced religiously for the first 100k until we got it and then fairly regularly since then.
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Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 907,302
Posted By Carlossal
Still an owner, trying to be a mechanic too!

Hi all,

Posted on here a coupla years ago but have been lurking ever since. Still have an '89 Dominator with about a million k's on it but have a couple of tech questions:
1) I'm reading the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 907,302
Posted By Carlossal
Wicked Headlight swap, replacement or mod

Hi All,

I own a well used 89 Dominator and really need to get it registered pronto! I've managed to sneak it through a few (3!) inspections since I bought it, but finally the smashed and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,641
Posted By Carlossal
Nice one

:clapGreat pics - love the scenery. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Australia 04-18-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 902,897
Posted By Carlossal
Cool2 First RR attempt

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15698761#post15698761

Quick Sunday ride in spite of the rain!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,595
Posted By Carlossal
Talking My first RR - A short but beautiful jaunt through some Mid-North Coast roads NSW

Sunday - it'd been raining for three days and the whole place was soaking wet:(:. About 10am it finally stopped :clapand at about 2pm after spending hours reading other peoples RRs I decided it was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 907,302
Posted By Carlossal
Question Too many manuals

Pablo83 - I can see how that would be a problem! You'd hope that if your oil pump was working well it wouldn't be an issue, but...

Now I feel like a dick: it says that in my Clymer 85 XL250R...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,884
Views: 907,302
Posted By Carlossal
Laugh Oil Change

Hi MikeJohn;

IF you're draining the oil, I reckon you're doing a change. In this case, you need to run the engine till it's warm then switch it off, remove the dipstick then remove the oil drain...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Carlossal
Eh? Sprocket happenings

Hi Advang,

Yup, the chain was jumping off randomly on her bike, on the flat or under acceleration. I had kept them adjusted to the normal specs.

Then, after we left Warialda, my bike started...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By Carlossal
Laugh Sprockets bro

I've just been around the north eastern corner of the state; and we were having some problems with our sprockets too! We were travelling on a 93 and an 89 dominator.

After about 1000km of not...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Carlossal
Cool2 Thanks

Hi again,

Thank you for the people who've replied so far, I really appreciate it.

We've found a front sprocket and chain in Glen Innes and a back one in Coffs Harbour, so we'll probably head...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By Carlossal
Pissed Help! Stuck in Warialda

Hi people,

Does anyone have 2 sets of chains and sprockets for honda NX650s? They're 89 and 93, but their sprockets should all be the same.

We ordered some two days ago but they never got sent;...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,435
Posted By Carlossal
Question My two cents

In NSW Australia we have to do a stay upright course to get a bike license, which includes a "road craft" section. It's basically about being aware of what's going on around you, so you have more...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 48,701
Posted By Carlossal
Thumb Inspirational!

I had a ball reading your rr and checking out the photos - much more fun than watching TV!:lol3 My wife and I are planning our first adventure ride here in Oz and it's great to see and hear about...
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