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Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 10:48 PM
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Posted By hornet_sv
They're street legal here in Australia, as is the...

They're street legal here in Australia, as is the DRZ400e :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
I did mine a bit over a month ago. The hardest...

I did mine a bit over a month ago. The hardest part is getting all the old gasket off :( I didn't have any problems doing it, and I'm a computer geek by trade ;)
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
My cluctch kit arrived yesterday. I already have...

My cluctch kit arrived yesterday. I already have the crankcase gasket.

So this weekend I need to pull it appart :D

All I need now is a speedo drive assembly for the front wheel.. Anyone have...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 03:13 PM
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Posted By hornet_sv
But it looks Purdy ;)

But it looks Purdy ;)
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 05:56 PM
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Posted By hornet_sv
Hrm that is interesting! 12/10/2011 ...

Hrm that is interesting!

12/10/2011


Looks like an about turn!
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2012, 03:18 PM
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Posted By hornet_sv
I've tried a couple of places in Australia to get...

I've tried a couple of places in Australia to get them, but apparently it will be a few months AFTER placing my order before they will arrive.

I've also spoken to a KTM dealer in the UK who...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2012, 07:26 PM
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Posted By hornet_sv
Check out the Continental TKC 80's. They are now...

Check out the Continental TKC 80's. They are now made in 120/70 R17 and 180/55 R17
Website......
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 343,660
Posted By hornet_sv
I just measured, I'm about 32" too. And no...

I just measured, I'm about 32" too. And no problems height wise. The only thing to remember is I need to slid my butt slightly over to one side of the seat to flat foot. But I can easily just use the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 343,660
Posted By hornet_sv
How short? I'm 5'9" and have no problems...

How short?

I'm 5'9" and have no problems with the SMT.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11,117
Views: 1,660,189
Posted By hornet_sv
I wanted to speak to someone who may of done it,...

I wanted to speak to someone who may of done it, in case there are any Gotchas. And the manual didn't mention the gaskets, that may possibly be reused.

I think I'll order new gasket anyway, the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
Does anyone in Australia have a speedo gear unit...

Does anyone in Australia have a speedo gear unit assembly from the front wheel they want to sell? mine is dead :(
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
Thanks Tom S. I've got that manual in PDF...

Thanks Tom S.

I've got that manual in PDF too, so I'll follow that. I'll try to chase up the gasket and clutch parts next week.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
Thanks MasterChief, Any special tools or can I...

Thanks MasterChief, Any special tools or can I make do with a fair tool collection?
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
Can anyone give me a heads up on what is involved...

Can anyone give me a heads up on what is involved in changing the clutch plates?

Can I buy a set like this: from ebay ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11,117
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Posted By hornet_sv
Hi All, I registered my 92 model today,...

Hi All,

I registered my 92 model today, first time it had been registered. Upon riding it for the first time not around the back yard I noticed the clutch is on the verge of slipping. The clutch...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,470
Posted By hornet_sv
The Continental TKC 80 is now available in 120/70...

The Continental TKC 80 is now available in 120/70 R 17 and 180/55 R17
http://www.conti-online.com/generator/www/de/en/continental/motorcycle/themes/motorcycletires/enduro/tkc_80/tkc_80_en.html

I...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By hornet_sv
I love the "Other side up" someone has written on...

I love the "Other side up" someone has written on the bottom of it :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,982
Posted By hornet_sv
I was just about to ask if anyone has received...

I was just about to ask if anyone has received pricing since this new price drop.

That just confirmed it. Doesn't sound like it is much better than it was. :(
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,982
Posted By hornet_sv
I just got a SMS from KTM: Looks like...

I just got a SMS from KTM:



Looks like all the complaining may of paid off! :beer
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By hornet_sv
Sorry to thread mine :( But I'm curious as...

Sorry to thread mine :(

But I'm curious as to how you go with Distanzias on your Buells in regards to getting someone to fit them and the speed rating?

I have a KTM SMT with a 17" 5.5" wide rim...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,640
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Posted By hornet_sv
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g23/hornet_sv/KT...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g23/hornet_sv/KTM_990SMT/Bars_BellyPan_CentreStand/P1020600.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-10-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By hornet_sv
There is a trip I'm thinking about thats over...

There is a trip I'm thinking about thats over 1000km :P
Forum: Australia 10-09-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By hornet_sv
Avon Distanzias on 990 SMT

Hey guys,

Looking for a tyre that will give me a little more grip when I venture off the black stuff. Most of my riding will be on the black stuff, but occasionally I'd like to head up the dirt...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 343,660
Posted By hornet_sv
No, its the KTM centre stand. But it may very...

No, its the KTM centre stand. But it may very well be made by SW Motech as a lot of the SMT accessories are.

I agree with seh750, fitting the springs was a complete PITA! I hope I never have to do...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,802
Posted By hornet_sv
Great write up and pics mate! :1drink

Great write up and pics mate! :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 343,660
Posted By hornet_sv
I recently fitted some aftermarket goodies to...

I recently fitted some aftermarket goodies to mine.

Tank protection, engine protection and the centre stand....
Forum: Australia 09-12-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13,766
Views: 970,577
Posted By hornet_sv
What the hell is that? :eek1 Looks like an SV650...

What the hell is that? :eek1 Looks like an SV650 motor, BMW GS tank, not sure about the frame though :huh
Forum: Australia 08-29-2011, 08:20 PM
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Views: 970,577
Posted By hornet_sv
Aaron would be first up for that ;)

Aaron would be first up for that ;)
Forum: Australia 08-26-2011, 12:09 AM
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Posted By hornet_sv
That looks like an Airhawk at first glance. ...

That looks like an Airhawk at first glance.

I tried one on my SV1000S and didn't like it.

So I bought a 990 SMT instead ;)
Forum: Australia 08-23-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13,766
Views: 970,577
Posted By hornet_sv
Wishing your old man all the best! And...

Wishing your old man all the best!

And congrats to Mrs BM!
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 343,660
Posted By hornet_sv
Here is a shot from an outing on Sunday

Here is a shot from an outing on Sunday
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,982
Posted By hornet_sv
I certainly won't be buying anything from KTM...

I certainly won't be buying anything from KTM locally, unless it is a small cheap item that I require and shipping from OS would be too much.

I'll either be shipping things in from OS through...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,982
Posted By hornet_sv
I don't mind buying locally and supporting local...

I don't mind buying locally and supporting local businesses, but damned if I'm paying a 60% premium to do so!

I believe KTM have gone about this the wrong way. Instead of banning the US from...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 343,660
Posted By hornet_sv
Time for a BUMP! This is my 2010 SM-T the...

Time for a BUMP!

This is my 2010 SM-T the day I bought her home.
I had a set of Akro's fitted from the dealer along with a performance airfilter and remap.

Apart from that she is stock for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11,117
Views: 1,660,189
Posted By hornet_sv
Sorry.. non-op? I'll post up pics when I...

Sorry.. non-op?

I'll post up pics when I get it registered. I have it all running, just needs a new battery. Does have a kick start though.

I've been to xt225.com for a browse :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11,117
Views: 1,660,189
Posted By hornet_sv
Howdy all, Not really a new XT225 owner,...

Howdy all,

Not really a new XT225 owner, but FINALLY getting around to putting it on the road. Mines been in the family since new in 92. It has 24,000k on the clock ALL of which have been in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,518
Posted By hornet_sv
That looks very sweet! I beleive if it fits...

That looks very sweet!

I beleive if it fits and works on your SMR then it should fit and work on my SMT. Does this sound right? thats excactly what I'm looking for, for about the same reasons.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,982
Posted By hornet_sv
I too have recently discovered the huge price...

I too have recently discovered the huge price difference with the Australian market for parts especially.

I'm after some protection items for my SMT.

The Crash bars for the tank are over $AU...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 28,200
Posted By hornet_sv
Any chances of some 19/17 spokies for the 990...

Any chances of some 19/17 spokies for the 990 SMT?

:)
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