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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Hamish71
I bent mine on the Safari in 2013. Angle grinder...

I bent mine on the Safari in 2013. Angle grinder and a cut of disc, then a flapper disc, black paint....fixed. Now she cant come even if she wants to:)

You will fall over when you get a quote from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,881
Posted By Hamish71
I have a Dec 2012 (MY2013) F800GS with about...

I have a Dec 2012 (MY2013) F800GS with about 24000km on the clock.
Im 120kg loaded up, and 6.2-6.6 on the highway at 100km/hr is normal for me.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Hamish71
Sena Helmet Comms in Brisbane/SEQLD?

Hi Guys, being doing a bit of "road work" lately up and down the east coast. I initially had an ALDI bluetooth communicator. Cheap, cheerful, worked...now broken. I am now sold on the concept so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,692
Posted By Hamish71
I agree with all of the above. Another thing...

I agree with all of the above.

Another thing to consider is that the price of these things is now really cheap. At least here in Australia we had a massive price drop about 12 months ago....think...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By Hamish71
City - Normal Carving - Sport Offroad -...

City - Normal
Carving - Sport
Offroad - Comfort, but jack up the preload slightly.

I too have had my shock gutted and rebuilt using custom/ohlins/racetech parts.
I only did that because I had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Hamish71
The flexx bars ARE ATV bars, and whilst they have...

The flexx bars ARE ATV bars, and whilst they have slightly less sweep, they are taller, and when rolled back, give better reach in the sitting position if that is what is required. Look at the 19 deg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,173
Posted By Hamish71
It has to be bloody hot, the beer needs to be...

It has to be bloody hot, the beer needs to be bloody cold, and I need to be bloody thirsty to drink that stuff....(VB) but in those circumstances, it goes alright :)

Your not going to tell me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,814
Posted By Hamish71
I didnt say they were hard to get. Just not...

I didnt say they were hard to get. Just not something that is common.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
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 09-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,814
Posted By Hamish71
:rofl.....like torx bits/sockets....

:rofl.....like torx bits/sockets....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,173
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: 54
Views: 2,814
Posted By Hamish71
opinion noted, and ignored:)

opinion noted, and ignored:)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,173
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: 371
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: 54
Views: 2,814
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: 61
Views: 5,617
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: 61
Views: 5,617
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: 513
Views: 66,467
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: 61
Views: 5,617
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: 691
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: 10
Views: 803
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: 34
Views: 3,173
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: 34,284
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: 664
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: 513
Views: 66,467
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: 653
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: 5,603
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: 106
Views: 33,493
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: 106
Views: 33,493
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: 1,859
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: 1,119
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: 34,284
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: 1,119
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: 34,284
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: 1,119
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: 1,119
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: 34,284
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: 513
Views: 66,467
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: 34,284
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: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,662
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.
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