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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:49 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,776
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Vay - French Khmer, very clean and modern shop....

Vay - French Khmer, very clean and modern shop. Partners with MotoCambodge who use his services to build nice custom bikes. Very honest and good rates.

Tony T.W.O. Gruff Yorkshireman, does good...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,776
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
You wouldn't need to stay with the bike. Just put...

You wouldn't need to stay with the bike. Just put it on a taxi, call the shop, and have them put it on a taxi back when they fix it. Wing them money.

Perhaps five/six years ago PP shops were...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,776
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Vay may not have a new stator on hand, but if you...

Vay may not have a new stator on hand, but if you send the bike to them to FIX it they will find the problem and fix it so the bike runs when you get it back. Nobody that I know of carries new...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,776
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Sounds like a resistor on your stator is faulty....

Sounds like a resistor on your stator is faulty. I've had the same problem with a bike losing current when hot. I know it's new but it's China.

Send your bike to one of the better shops - Vay's,...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
The way to fix a broken battery terminal is to...

The way to fix a broken battery terminal is to break open a flashlamp battery to get the carbon stick from inside it.

Then use the carbon stick like a welding rod and it will fuse down into the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,434
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
True, CBR/CRF single has heritage in the old...

True,

CBR/CRF single has heritage in the old NX250 range too, which included a NX250 Trail machine, An XL Degree dirt bike and the AX-1 which was neither. Water cooled, nikasil bores, six speeds...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7,679
Views: 1,159,297
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
You snagged your leg on the blinkers getting on...

You snagged your leg on the blinkers getting on and off the bike?

How do you manage that?

Nice blinker btw.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,434
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I'd contend that the CBR250 has an offroad bike...

I'd contend that the CBR250 has an offroad bike engine in it, rather than the other way around, the rest of your point is solid.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
That photo is a little difficult for me to make...

That photo is a little difficult for me to make out. Could you post a bigger one please?
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28,705
Views: 3,518,985
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Just cut it from gasket material similar in...

Just cut it from gasket material similar in thickness to stock (the thin stuff, not the 2mm stuff). It will be fine.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Yes, and I live in the next country over. I ride...

Yes, and I live in the next country over. I ride bikes with Khmer and Thai guys who make their money of naive barang and Falang. It's not racial stereotyping; it's a valid business model:deal

You...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,661
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Shit, I just drive the thing! A new truck,...

Shit, I just drive the thing!

A new truck, say a 2014 Tundra would run around $100k here due to exorbitant import duties and would have no dealer support/ warranty support.

And would most...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
^ He's in Thailand. What you suggest he does...

^

He's in Thailand. What you suggest he does will get him ripped off, and have unnecessary work done to his bike. Plus it's a simple little single with huge valve adjustment intervals and a...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,661
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
That's what it cost the company over the last...

That's what it cost the company over the last year. It is travelling around 2000 miles a month on shockingly bad "roads" while carrying heavy equipment, mind you.
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,855
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Get a quote from FV Hospital in Ho Chi Minh,...

Get a quote from FV Hospital in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Extremely high standard of care, and a friend had his knee reconstructed perfectly there and his Aussie insurers paid for it after some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
It shouldn't burn oil at all. And no need to...

It shouldn't burn oil at all. And no need to bother with a compression test. If it is damaged it will let you know. But it's probably fine.

Just make sure it has adequate oil and coolant....
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
If it's not burning oil, down on power or making...

If it's not burning oil, down on power or making any strange noises then chances are its just fine. Check your fluids and get the fan fixed and don't worry about it.

The cutting out at idle...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 92,046
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
A Die holder makes a great valve spring...

A Die holder makes a great valve spring compressor for big Diesel engines.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I've been planning a similar increase in size on...

I've been planning a similar increase in size on my DR250 and I think, from what I have read, that the small end of the conrod on the 350 is 1mm bigger and that's the only critical difference.

But...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,661
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
My work truck is a 2006 Tacoma SRS V6. ...

My work truck is a 2006 Tacoma SRS V6.

Utility bed on rear, crew cab, big ass Yokohama tires.

Costs around $2000 on repairs every 6/8 weeks which equals around 1500 miles.

Suspension, cv...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,776
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
The shop you say you used to bore the cylinder,...

The shop you say you used to bore the cylinder, Vay's, would be able to get you a secondhand CDI for less than you would pay on eBay. He's got access to scrap stores.

I know TWO in Phnom Penh also...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,776
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I shudder to think what they will replace that...

I shudder to think what they will replace that key with. My money's on the local bodger re-using the old one after welding and shimming with cut up coke cans.
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,868
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Mainly, because we were afraid of draining the...

Mainly, because we were afraid of draining the batteries and having a repaired machine that was unable to be started in an unreachable location.

Oxy welding? We just use butane and oxygen, cutting...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,868
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Oh, we have expensive welding equipment coming...

Oh, we have expensive welding equipment coming out our ears at camp. Broke in the field is a different situation though. Our one high-output welder/genset weighs two ton and no vehicle around capable...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,868
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Thanks, Hope there isn't a next time. It's...

Thanks,

Hope there isn't a next time. It's too hot for that stuff!

I'm not too clever with electricity buy my gut was that we were welding with 24v on a 24v machine drawing the 24v from itself,...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,868
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Battery Welding Question.

My job is Mechanical Manager of a fleet of Volvo excavators and big earthmovers from China.

I'm in Cambodia, and resources can be hard to come by in the middle of the countryside.

Today, one of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Sure it will. It's a fine little bike the 250. ...

Sure it will. It's a fine little bike the 250.

$1600 seems a tiny bit on the high side, but condition, where you live and any add-on's could mitigate that. Or you could buy a dr350, which is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,520
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Of course, if you would not have turned around...

Of course, if you would not have turned around and gone back to put the high viz on you never would have had that close call. Just sayin:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,107
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I have a yellow one. Didn't like the colour...

I have a yellow one.

Didn't like the colour when I bought it six weeks ago and planned on a respray.

Since then I have begun to like yellow:rofl

Think I will respray, but in Modena yellow or...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Buy the KTM. It's insanely fun. And...

Buy the KTM. It's insanely fun.

And maintenance is normal, not as intensive as many non KTM owners may have you believe. RFS are tough.

Sold my 06 450 last year. Want it back!
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,434
Views: 331,639
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Supervised and helped my mechanics to build up a...

Supervised and helped my mechanics to build up a Cummins NT855. 12 hours in two days in challenging conditions (a muddyhole in the forest).
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,200
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Picked up one as a commuter last month. Put 2000m...

Picked up one as a commuter last month. Put 2000m on since:D

Nice small bike. Not fast, but quick with okay brakes.

FOG mod and rear shock and fork spring upgrades on the cards. Surprised there...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,558
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
1. Yellow Ducati 916 sps 2. Moto Guzzi Ambo ...

1. Yellow Ducati 916 sps
2. Moto Guzzi Ambo
3. Honda Africa Twin
4. VFR
5. Suzuki RGV250
6. KTM EXC 525
7. Mito Cagvita 125
8. Brittien Bike.

I've owned a few of these already. A few more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 39,314
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
KnightRiders (1981) Kinda fits the bill:evil

KnightRiders (1981)

Kinda fits the bill:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 15,156
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
That is statistically unlikely.

That is statistically unlikely.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7,679
Views: 1,159,297
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
It'll make it turn into corners a mite slower. ...

It'll make it turn into corners a mite slower.

Takes an hour to get used to, then fine.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28,705
Views: 3,518,985
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
Apparently so. Though I may have to either...

Apparently so. Though I may have to either machine the little end a bit or buy a 350cc Conrod. Not too shabby.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28,705
Views: 3,518,985
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I had the same issue and just had it repaired and...

I had the same issue and just had it repaired and some resistor coil rewound for $25. I'd imagine its more expensive wherever you are, but not by more than 100% or so.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,283
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I'm okay with roadside memorials, but just as...

I'm okay with roadside memorials, but just as long as they are not in a dangerous location.

I grew up in rural western Ireland and some guy on a bike had died on a 60mph limit 90 degree bend that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28,705
Views: 3,518,985
Posted By Jacl-Kampuchea
I sold my kicker DR250 after a few fun years back...

I sold my kicker DR250 after a few fun years back in March of this year. Bought for $500 in 2010, sold for more after 4 years of good use and care.

I needed rid of a few bikes at the time and it...
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