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Forum: The Garage Today, 02:26 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 132,253
Posted By warewolf
Awesome, ta. Glad I asked!! I had found an old...

Awesome, ta. Glad I asked!! I had found an old thread where someone said they used blue Loctite, figured the temp rating must be ok... not. Sadly I didn't notice it was the exhaust stud earlier and...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 132,253
Posted By warewolf
Hmmm, I'm pretty sure I've got it specified in...

Hmmm, I'm pretty sure I've got it specified in bike service manuals a lot older than that? Or do OEM's get it before the public?
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 132,253
Posted By warewolf
Quick question for you Dirty: I'm fixing the...

Quick question for you Dirty: I'm fixing the exhaust header bolt oil leak in my 640, without taking the cam cover off again. I've bought M6x6 grub screws to plug the inside end with, screwed in from...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 01:22 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 17,107
Posted By warewolf
Looks likes a sweet day! We had a good day...

Looks likes a sweet day!

We had a good day Saturday, didn't get to the top of Altimarloch though. As soon as we got into the ridge and were exposed to the full force of the northerly wind, it was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 257,344
Posted By warewolf
Thanks for the thoughtful reply.

Thanks for the thoughtful reply.
Forum: New Zealand 11-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,303
Posted By warewolf
Damn that's funny LOL Sig line material!

Damn that's funny LOL Sig line material!
Forum: New Zealand 11-20-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
I had a mate with a Charger police special. He...

I had a mate with a Charger police special. He was duly proud of it, he liked that it was a sleeper but probably the quickest and best-handling car amongst our lot. It had an uprated engine,...
Forum: New Zealand 11-19-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
$36K for a re-painted valiant charger :eek1 ...

$36K for a re-painted valiant charger :eek1

Have been watching Land Cruisers on-and-off over recent years. They seem to go for silly money, definitely an enthusiast vehicle only.

I wonder if...
Forum: New Zealand 11-15-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 17,107
Posted By warewolf
Chaps - what's the story with the trip next...

Chaps - what's the story with the trip next weekend? We might be able to hook up at some point.

Unusually I have a Fri & Sat night childless, so Shar and me are planning to ride to Blenheim after...
Forum: New Zealand 11-15-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 156,803
Posted By warewolf
Even worse, they've sealed the Crown Range Rd....

Even worse, they've sealed the Crown Range Rd. Nowhere near as much fun now. :cry Although a couple of years ago one of my mates had the fancy-schmancy brakes fail on a Bavarian Money Waster going...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 182,786
Posted By warewolf
Result!! Awesome!

Result!!

Awesome!
Forum: New Zealand 11-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,303
Posted By warewolf
Que? Didn't you say there was copious amounts of...

Que? Didn't you say there was copious amounts of Loctite, and that it was red??

But yes, the problem with inappropriate use of red is not damaging surrounding components when applying heat to...
Forum: New Zealand 11-10-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
That was always a bit of an in joke on the...

That was always a bit of an in joke on the Southern Cross Rallys: something you weren't allowed to tell rookies about. The checkpoints are only open from 12 noon to 1 p.m., and newbies could see on...
Forum: New Zealand 11-10-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
Yup. I've been riding the new mtb quite a bit,...

Yup. I've been riding the new mtb quite a bit, not as much as I'd like, both to pick up the skills and to reduce the fitness losses after peaking when I ran a trail marathon last year. I must have...
Forum: New Zealand 11-10-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,303
Posted By warewolf
Pretty sure that stuff requires heat for removal....

Pretty sure that stuff requires heat for removal. If you haven't seen it, there's a beaut Loctite thread in the garage forum.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 257,344
Posted By warewolf
What handlebars are people using on their bikes,...

What handlebars are people using on their bikes, and why? :ear

I need new ones for my 2003 200 because the handguard's bar-end bolt has split the end of the left tube, presumably from one too many...
Forum: New Zealand 11-08-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
I already have several of those, thank you. And...

I already have several of those, thank you. And I'm neck deep in several other non-motorcycle cultures. What's the point in owning a motorcycle if you don't have the time to feel inclined? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 321,662
Posted By warewolf
Ah yes, my bad. Going from memory :-( At the time...

Ah yes, my bad. Going from memory :-( At the time it was a massive exercise to find someone who could supply the slide guides.
Forum: New Zealand 11-06-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
Not...quite. :lol3 Recently I rode a very...

Not...quite. :lol3

Recently I rode a very well sorted R100GS, which was a lot more fun on the tar than the gravel. I like the idea of the R80GS Basic, too. But I don't think I have the time or the...
Forum: New Zealand 11-06-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
Not just suspension quality, but power-to-weight...

Not just suspension quality, but power-to-weight and low weight as well.

The rougher it gets, the bigger that 'slightly' becomes. And quality suspension is also useful on tarseal, smooth or not,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
Excellent! It's great because he's doing it...

Excellent! It's great because he's doing it purposefully. In rocks you want very supple action, in sand you want it much firmer.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
Yes all the elements interplay and what we all...

Yes all the elements interplay and what we all want is marvellous suspension action.

Part of the way to get that is to understand what others have done, and why, so we can apply that knowledge to...
Forum: New Zealand 11-05-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
Yeah I always thought the KTMs were lighter, but...

Yeah I always thought the KTMs were lighter, but I have seen numbers refuting that. I'm not really up with the play on those beasts, but I do know the KTM is the only one that handles anything...
Forum: New Zealand 11-05-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 17,107
Posted By warewolf
They'll mail it out to you if you plan to do the...

They'll mail it out to you if you plan to do the trip south to north.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
I'm not sure that is correct or desirable. If you...

I'm not sure that is correct or desirable. If you did that, then at rest (cold) there would be sub-atmospheric pressure in the air chamber in the forks. Kinda hard to repeat when setting up your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
No, you are correct. Sub tanks can work very...

No, you are correct.

Sub tanks can work very well. But they work by doing something other than changing the damping.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
Yebbut you are all talking about using sub tanks...

Yebbut you are all talking about using sub tanks or oil height to change the air volume to change the air spring effect. That has no effect on the damping which is controlled by the valving and the...
Forum: New Zealand 11-04-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,449
Posted By warewolf
The 1200 is more than 25 kg lighter than its...

The 1200 is more than 25 kg lighter than its predecessor. I have seen quoted numbers lower than the KTM 950. It's still a lot of bike though.
Forum: New Zealand 11-03-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,637
Posted By warewolf
20 years ago the Saharas were the tyre of choice...

20 years ago the Saharas were the tyre of choice for RTW riders. They are OEM on the 640 Adventure. They stick like mad on the tar because they are a sticky sporty rubber compound. Expensive and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 321,662
Posted By warewolf
Question: regarding throttle position versus carb...

Question: regarding throttle position versus carb circuit function, in a CV carb the slide is not directly connected to the throttle twist grip, instead the slide reacts to vacuum changes following...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 321,662
Posted By warewolf
They are available, you just need to know who to...

They are available, you just need to know who to ask ;-) I've replaced them on carbed Hinckley Triumphs, but Triumph want you to buy them in new carb bodies, to help offset their costs. IIRC they are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 321,662
Posted By warewolf
Ok, I can't get my head around that. Can you...

Ok, I can't get my head around that. Can you explain why, pls? I'm thinking there's more air and less fuel = way lean, which doesn't seem right.
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
It was true, but the current dirt bikes have a...

It was true, but the current dirt bikes have a new system. You should be ok. A couple of things to watch: spacers & cable guides that fit between the lower triple and the fender (mix and match as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
Yes, closer to vertical, so quicker steering....

Yes, closer to vertical, so quicker steering. They haven't changed the rake to 18 degrees, as it is near 30 degrees (or 60 if you look at it the other way). The '05 Adventure is 62.5 and the Enduro...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
The steering head acts as a hinge / weak spot in...

The steering head acts as a hinge / weak spot in the chassis between the two wheels. When you apply power, it holds the rear wheel on the road quite firmly. Any flutter in the rear suspension allows...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
Was going to say the same thing - must be a setup...

Was going to say the same thing - must be a setup issue. The Adventure is half a degree steeper in the rake than the Enduro, too. The only time my 640A would headshake on the road was when the lower...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,990,578
Posted By warewolf
It's the filter from the KTM 65SX. DT1 make...

It's the filter from the KTM 65SX.

DT1 make some, and Twin Air make the OEM ones and sell them direct.

Check some of the big online KTM dealers, they'll have options.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 321,662
Posted By warewolf
Machines that may be theoretically the same can...

Machines that may be theoretically the same can be slightly different such that their optimal tuning settings vary from the theoretical ideal, too. That is, the ideal developed on one machine is just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 379,924
Posted By warewolf
Hate to say it, but +1. Fat tyres (motard...

Hate to say it, but +1.

Fat tyres (motard style) in the dirt are not for novices. The XT250 is a great easy-riding trail bike - why fcuk with it? Especially in an expensive way for little return....
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 1,145,708
Posted By warewolf
Yep, ditto. Over 50,000 km on numerous sprockets...

Yep, ditto. Over 50,000 km on numerous sprockets (they only last 8-9000 km) and no leaks. Not even sure the first sprocket had the rubber on my 2005. And this bike gets thrashed in muddy multi-hour...
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