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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Hamish71
This is my second f800. My 2008, purchased...

This is my second f800.

My 2008, purchased second hand in 2010, had 48000km on it when I traded it on a 2013. My 2013 now has 26000km on it. I commute every day (50km round trip) I get out for a...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By Hamish71
:rofl.....like torx bits/sockets....

:rofl.....like torx bits/sockets....
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,970
Posted By Hamish71
I know..i know....but I tell you, like all beers,...

I know..i know....but I tell you, like all beers, the closer you are to the brewery, the better it tastes. And fresh from the tap at a local in Melbourne, this stuff is gold:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By Hamish71
opinion noted, and ignored:)

opinion noted, and ignored:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,970
Posted By Hamish71
So, after reading all these posts about "how hard...

So, after reading all these posts about "how hard it is", I thought, "maybe I remembered it wrong..."

So, on Sunday afternoon, there was car racing on the TV (V8Supercars) in the shed, which kept...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Hamish71
Pivot Pegz? I have Mk3's on my 2013 (current...

Pivot Pegz? I have Mk3's on my 2013 (current shape). They were on my 2008, and I moved them to this bike. So unless they changed the peg mount (which I sincerely doubt) for the 2014 you are good to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By Hamish71
Nuff said....Nuff said is appropriate when its...

Nuff said....Nuff said is appropriate when its extremeley obvious....your case is tenuous at best.

Cause those KTMs are sooooper reliable, and
perfect for the daily commute!

I can comment...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,802
Posted By Hamish71
Ta....apologies for hijack.... We now return...

Ta....apologies for hijack....

We now return you to your normal viewing :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,802
Posted By Hamish71
Been going through this dilemma recently. Need a...

Been going through this dilemma recently. Need a set of pullers (mostly not for the bike...wheel hubs etc) and cant see a difference in quality between expensive and cheap. Care to recommend some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 62,766
Posted By Hamish71
Ive been a Dunlop 908rr fan for ages, but these...

Ive been a Dunlop 908rr fan for ages, but these new Karoo3s are the ducks nuts! Pretty dam good offroad as good if not better than TKC, and on road ride like a 90/10.....

I normally run two...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,802
Posted By Hamish71
Penetrating oil, put it back together, and ride...

Penetrating oil, put it back together, and ride it for a couple of days. more penetrating oil everytime you think about it.

Then try again. Had the same problem. Mine then came off in my hand.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Hamish71
For what its worth, I have the Black Dog Cycle...

For what its worth, I have the Black Dog Cycle Works bashplate. Bullet proof....easy remove install (2 bolts)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Hamish71
Hmmmmm...... ...

Hmmmmm......

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=414917

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=renthal

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=protaper

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=flexx
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,970
Posted By Hamish71
Takes about 10-15mins to get to the...

Takes about 10-15mins to get to the plugs...unless you were drinking BUCKETS of beer.

Remove seat, "tank" cover off (6 screws), undo the back three or so bolts on the side covers/shrouds (6...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 32,361
Posted By Hamish71
Im claiming it. I told you I thought it was an 02...

Im claiming it. I told you I thought it was an 02 leak much earlier! :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Hamish71
When were valves last adjusted? Bet that fixes...

When were valves last adjusted? Bet that fixes it. At12k you are due a service at 15, and it will be better. If it worries you, do it now
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 62,766
Posted By Hamish71
Mine spat a front brake calipre.... Out in a...

Mine spat a front brake calipre....
Out in a trail, on a short ride where I didn't take spares or tools!

I know....I know.

Magyvered it with some bolts from my engine guard.
Home now.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Hamish71
Could be you didn't put enough fuel on it to do a...

Could be you didn't put enough fuel on it to do a full insurance claim. Try more fuel.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,453
Posted By Hamish71
Talking I don't get the 700....:) It's like saying, can...

I don't get the 700....:)
It's like saying, can I have Porsche....but I Don't want that wing,can you paint it old man beige, put steel wheels on it, oh and. Y the way can you make it slower....cause...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 32,490
Posted By Hamish71
Yes. It puts the GPS at a really good height. My...

Yes. It puts the GPS at a really good height. My only gripe is that with a gps in this position, it slightly obscures the speedometer (for me, on my bike, my height etc.)

I then use the digital...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 32,490
Posted By Hamish71
Then you forgot you sold one to me! Im in...

Then you forgot you sold one to me!
Im in Melbourne. Im off to Canberra for a few days for work but back later in the week. I leave South East, work in the City. Have my bike with me everyday.

By...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,657
Posted By Hamish71
Quick advice.....fill it full of fuel...and...

Quick advice.....fill it full of fuel...and ride.....:norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Hamish71
Thanks...but no thanks. That is what I do at the...

Thanks...but no thanks. That is what I do at the moment, although using a long brass drift.

I ended up getting a slide hammer with various split collets off ebay for about $30. Thanks for your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 32,361
Posted By Hamish71
Erling, are the arrow headers 2 piece? I have...

Erling, are the arrow headers 2 piece?
I have the Remus OD headers and they are two piece, joining about 50mm before the 02 sensor. It always concerned me that a leak here, just beforew the sensor,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Hamish71
I will answer my own question, doesn't look like...

I will answer my own question, doesn't look like it. Looks like you put it over the bearing, then tighten the grub screws onto the bearing, thus "gripping it", and then wind the bolt to pull it off....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 32,361
Posted By Hamish71
No trading allowed....only new acquisitions:)

No trading allowed....only new acquisitions:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Hamish71
Question So, the first one, no pictures of use. Looks like...

So, the first one, no pictures of use. Looks like you put a split collet in, and then from the other side, insert the rod into the collet, which splits, grips the bearing and you just punch it out?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Hamish71
What Wheel Bearing Removal Tool?

Ok, I am finding that I am changing enough wheel bearings often enough to invest in the proper tools. I normally use a drift and a hammer, but admit at least once in my life I have damaged a race...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 32,361
Posted By Hamish71
Can you clarify what you mean by this? Your...

Can you clarify what you mean by this?

Your Fuel economy has gradually got worse? OR
Your Fuel economy has gradually improved?

Im metric, so am going to use an online calculator and trust it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 62,766
Posted By Hamish71
I love seeing that....120,000km....that means my...

I love seeing that....120,000km....that means my bike will last at least another 5yrs:)

I normally do all my own servicing, but recently had an electrical issue I just couldn't find...and the bike...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 32,361
Posted By Hamish71
Taken me two weeks to read through all of this...

Taken me two weeks to read through all of this thread....
I to have the PCv/AT with custom dyno map, on a full remus (unrestricted) catless system.

Recently that started playing up, getting...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 562,545
Posted By Hamish71
Wanted: BMW HP2 Enduro. Any condition considered....

Wanted: BMW HP2 Enduro. Any condition considered.
If you know someone that has one, maybe they don't use it a lot....let me know.
PM Me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,106
Posted By Hamish71
What he said! Im running the ktm (WP) 48mm...

What he said! Im running the ktm (WP) 48mm suspension and would be very interested in the above being answered.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,233
Posted By Hamish71
What have you bastards done with Snowy????....who...

What have you bastards done with Snowy????....who is this doppleganger????

Surely you can see the giveaways?

.... How in places where she'd expect wheelspin and the rear end skating around, it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,984
Posted By Hamish71
The k60 with the continuous rib in the centre of...

The k60 with the continuous rib in the centre of the tyre is horrible off road, and worse on wet bitumen.
Yes, it wears really well. If you are a rider who sits down everywhere, happy on long...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,672
Posted By Hamish71
Do you guys get the Serteo in the US? ...

Do you guys get the Serteo in the US?

HOnestly, get the weight down on your bike, get someone to mod the suspension for you (Doesnt need to be the whole hog, just springs and oil weight will make...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,984
Posted By Hamish71
Give some serious thought to the new Karoo 3s....

Give some serious thought to the new Karoo 3s. They ride like a 90/10 ON THE HIGHWAY, and a 70/30 off road. I rate them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By Hamish71
Ive had Carmichael bend for 2 yrs....but I took...

Ive had Carmichael bend for 2 yrs....but I took them off....

I am now using the Fasst Flexx bars, with HDB under bar scotts mount and risers. Be careful with risers, as the taller you go, the more...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By Hamish71
The Official DVD Short

Adam does it again....man...Im not tearing up...but I know where I want to be.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdUUl9E5T7E
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,611
Posted By Hamish71
Bastards..... I was hoping the...

Bastards.....

I was hoping the registration might be a bit later. Got back from Darwin/Cairns on Friday, and cant quite swing registering for the next one with the wife a week later:eek1.

...
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