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Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 02:47 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I've got another question, what do you guys do...

I've got another question, what do you guys do about cable length when using bar risers?

Is there a way to re-route the existing cables or do you have to extend them somehow?

At the moment if...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 01:10 AM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Done! Those ones look so much better than any...

Done! Those ones look so much better than any others I've seen.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 04:14 PM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Can anyone recommend some decent indicators? My...

Can anyone recommend some decent indicators? My original ones are now held on with duct tape!

Do you have to get a special flasher unit to run LED indicators?
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers, I finally pulled the trigger and...

Cheers,

I finally pulled the trigger and bought an IMS 4.6 gallon tank.
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
I tried to order a Clarke through Ballards and...

I tried to order a Clarke through Ballards and they reckon the mold is stuffed and they can't make any more for about 6 months.

I really like the look and size of the Safari tank but I can't...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
So I decided to bling up my bike a bit and...

So I decided to bling up my bike a bit and replace the hold rubber radiator hoses with silicon hoses.

Any tips for changing over the hoses? I'm struggling with it at the moment and getting pretty...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Thanks guys! I just spent some time in the garage...

Thanks guys! I just spent some time in the garage with the big girl and with your encourage I'm happy with my choice.

I think my biggest problem is I haven't been riding it much over the last...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of encouragement...

Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of encouragement or reality check!

I've got the XR650R that I've spent a little bit of cash on refreshing some things and getting it road registered with the...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Quick question: Do you have to pull the radiators...

Quick question: Do you have to pull the radiators off to take the header off?
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers mate, I always prefer to buy local if I...

Cheers mate, I always prefer to buy local if I can.

I'll give them a bell tomorrow.
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
I know this has probably been answered a million...

I know this has probably been answered a million times, but what is the best high output stator for the 650R?

Are they a pain to wire in?

thanks
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 08:42 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Unfortunately nothing for the 650R just yet, but...

Unfortunately nothing for the 650R just yet, but they think they might have something in 6 months.

I can't wait that long but hopefully they come through and we can buy cheap wheels in the future.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 10:33 PM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers mate, they are damn cheap! There's...

Cheers mate, they are damn cheap!

There's nothing listed on their site for the 650R, but i'll drop them an email and see what they do.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys, I'm looking to get a new rim/hub set -...

Hey guys, I'm looking to get a new rim/hub set - is Ballards the go-to place? Or are there other decent aussie retailers?

Thanks
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
For what it's worth I've owned a YZ250F, WR450F,...

For what it's worth I've owned a YZ250F, WR450F, 450EXC-R and now the 650R.

The 650R feels a bit old fashioned (especially if you walk into a showroom today!) but fuck me I love the power,...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 01:15 AM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Let us know how you go. I've got a Trailtech...

Let us know how you go. I've got a Trailtech sitting on my bench that I've been meaning to install for the last few weeks!
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
I just cracked my front rim :( Anyone know a...

I just cracked my front rim :(

Anyone know a good online shop where i can pick up a new set of hoops? (Ballards?)

I'm looking to replace front and rear with black rims. Is it easy enough to...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 01:38 AM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
What location? I'm keen to hit the dirt but none...

What location? I'm keen to hit the dirt but none of my friends ride anymore.
Forum: Australia 04-30-2014, 02:11 AM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I'll give it...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, I'll give it another crack tomorrow night. Planning to do my first valve adjustment since owning the bike too.



This could be an option when I decide to rage...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
can anyone confirm if the fucked screw is the one...

can anyone confirm if the fucked screw is the one I need to take out to get to the needle and change clip position? If so, any idea's for getting the prick out? :huh

http://i.imgur.com/n27Cfja.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Thanks everyone for the tips! I've got the...

Thanks everyone for the tips!

I've got the 68S and 175 main, I haven't checked the clip position because I couldn't get the damn screw out, will have to give it another crack.

Didn't know...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
It must be the jetting then, I'll need to spend...

It must be the jetting then, I'll need to spend some time fine tuning it. The engine just seems a bit hesitant to rev from low RPM. Any suggestions what I should be looking at jetting wise?
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
First ride on my BRP, 180km round trip to...

First ride on my BRP, 180km round trip to Healsville/Toolangi forest. Bike didn't skip a beat all day! I'm impressed considering it's pretty much been sitting in a shed for the last 10 years...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
I took it off as soon as I got home. I might put...

I took it off as soon as I got home. I might put it back on when/if I get some side bags for longer trips.

I got a roady no problem with the way it sits now (plus the chain guard).
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Finally got the big girl registered! Going to...

Finally got the big girl registered! Going to take her out for her first big ride tomorrow, fingers crossed nothing breaks!

http://i.imgur.com/A1ry5Y3.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers mate! Great price too, looks like a winner...

Cheers mate! Great price too, looks like a winner to me.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Hey mate, what tank is that and how many litres?

Hey mate, what tank is that and how many litres?
Forum: Australia 04-07-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Can anyone please confirm if the following tyre...

Can anyone please confirm if the following tyre sizes are OK for the 650R?

Rear - 140/80-18
Front - 90/90-21

Thanks!
Forum: Australia 04-05-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Does anyone run Conti TKC80's on their 650R? ...

Does anyone run Conti TKC80's on their 650R?

Does anyone happen to know what sizes I need for front and rear? There's about 4 different ways of measuring tyres and I can't work out what I need! ...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Hi, Does anyone know where I can find OEM...

Hi,

Does anyone know where I can find OEM parts online? I need a chain slider and rollers. I fkn hate going through the dealer as they normally fuck up and get you the wrong part.

cheers
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers for the advice mate, looks like i'll be...

Cheers for the advice mate, looks like i'll be pulling the swing arm out :( Would it be worth throwing in a linkage bearing kit while I'm there? They seem to be pretty cheap.

Where did you get...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
I'll be starting out just doing day trips out of...

I'll be starting out just doing day trips out of Melbourne (warburton, wombat forrest etc) then I want to take a few weeks off work and head north. Haven't really planned the trip yet though.

...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8,066
Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
I'm in Melbourne

I'm in Melbourne
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 10:26 PM
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Views: 560,439
Posted By AussieDaz
Hi All I've been lurking for a while and thought...

Hi All I've been lurking for a while and thought I would introduce myself.

I picked up this girl for $4400 a couple months ago and have been slowly working on it to get it up to scratch for a RWC....
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