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Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9,736
Views: 1,959,743
Posted By bigkuri
Started out getting it running... ...

Started out getting it running...
http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu195/7ick/KTM950SE-R/WP_20140412_11_14_42_Pro_zps302ec8c6.jpg
Went to this
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
Why on earth resleeve? As in, it is a plated...

Why on earth resleeve? As in, it is a plated bore, so you'd need to drill it out and press in a iron sleeve. Just get it bored and re-plated... :)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By bigkuri
Well... my take is if you bleed it and it works,...

Well... my take is if you bleed it and it works, then goes away - you need a master and/or calliper piston seal rebuild. Check the hose as well.

Job done :)

Not much else it can be
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
Sorry for the late response from one of the...

Sorry for the late response from one of the "euro-riders" as Jimmy put it! :)

The above will work - there is nothing flash or special about the assembly on the UK models, and pretty much any...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
A great day out on the Salisbury Plain, near...

A great day out on the Salisbury Plain, near Stonehenge. Typical flinty mush, either dry like talc powder in summer, or wet and like ice. The puddles were fun though, motor-boated the exhaust a few...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 1,624,329
Posted By bigkuri
Still loving your bash-plate! Top work. :D No...

Still loving your bash-plate! Top work. :D No Erzberg again this year with it, but next... :)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,038
Posted By bigkuri
Ryder - that is a bike I'd hate to have coming...

Ryder - that is a bike I'd hate to have coming towards me at night, but would love to follow. Those lights are outrageous - LEDs and not HIDs right?

I like what you've done with the Adventure.......
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By bigkuri
Just install a Dr Beans kit and forget it? The...

Just install a Dr Beans kit and forget it? The OEM fuel pump is very good - the only weak point (haha) being the points, which are replaced with a Dr Bean setup.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By bigkuri
Check first if the oil pressure sensor between...

Check first if the oil pressure sensor between the heads has failed and is leaking. Left side on rear of the front pot.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 644,049
Posted By bigkuri
+1 What exactly is the need for a...

+1

What exactly is the need for a battery? Fix the stator and it'll do everything you need while riding... Do you all have electric starts mounted?
Not trolling, just curious as to why all...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By bigkuri
Overkill approach? I use one of these: ...

Overkill approach? I use one of these:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,007
Posted By bigkuri
Err, very hard to tell from a video uplink. My...

Err, very hard to tell from a video uplink. My Honda sounds terrible on a mobile phone video, but in real life is very smooth...

It sounds awful. Too clacky. Did you do the valve adjustment,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By bigkuri
Well spotted and found. They are a wee bugger...

Well spotted and found. They are a wee bugger those oil pressure sensors - mine failed and ruined a trip into Europe, simply as I failed to act on the same signs that you picked up on. Cheap part. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
It is a Mefo Superexplorer. I love them....

It is a Mefo Superexplorer.

I love them. They are a real compromise though, for 50/50 riding on road and dirt. They are not good in deep mud, but great everywhere else, brilliant in sand and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 259,247
Posted By bigkuri
I really don't want to put you wrong here, but I...

I really don't want to put you wrong here, but I still really think it is your relay. They are not $50, but $5 on UK eBay, see "TL111" is the bit you need to search on.
Cleaning the pins won't...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By bigkuri
Welcome to the forecourt... ;) The SMR,...

Welcome to the forecourt... ;)

The SMR, when you are enjoying it, does about 160km to a full tank.

If it has the akrapovic fuel map installed, then it is a lot less. (edit, just realised you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
Still not finished... Have LEDs to mount,...

Still not finished... Have LEDs to mount, trailtech Voyager, new handguards, fork boots, etc etc.....

But she is running great :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
http://www.youtube.com/v/bvIdw3HYcSw Woot!...

http://www.youtube.com/v/bvIdw3HYcSw
Woot! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
I found a new engine.... ...

I found a new engine....

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu195/7ick/Honda%20XR650R/WP_20140106_004_zps27e96115.jpg

Did this to the old bike

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
Thanks Jayrod! :clap

Thanks Jayrod! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By bigkuri
What are you looking for? I've owned...

What are you looking for?

I've owned Adv, SMR, SE, and the Adv subframe is different. The SMR and SE are the same, pretty much. Did not try swapping them though, if that is what you are...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 140,479
Posted By bigkuri
You are lucky you ride in a large group!

You are lucky you ride in a large group!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
Few questions.... 1. What best sparkplug...

Few questions....

1. What best sparkplug on a stock, uncorked bike. Ridden in the UK and Europe, sometimes Morocco

2. If I fit a fan on the radiator, do I need to run the switch through...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,961
Posted By bigkuri
It'll handle you no problem. The rear shock will...

It'll handle you no problem. The rear shock will be perfectly fine, but you'll enjoy the bike more if you go for 0.64 front fork springs. You can get away with just swapping the springs, no need for...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 259,247
Posted By bigkuri
Still think you should replace the relay :) They...

Still think you should replace the relay :) They are cheap, and while I know you said the front ones flash ok, maybe it is damaged and not passing enough juice? Hate electrical problems...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 259,247
Posted By bigkuri
Someone added an earth to the rear stuff? Easy...

Someone added an earth to the rear stuff? Easy fix.. ?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,907
Posted By bigkuri
Not cheap, but sensible :thumb The stock...

Not cheap, but sensible :thumb

The stock brake pedal has two "lobes" that face the clutch cover - they will really dig in and make a mess of it in a crash. You can see the two divots in yours...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
Yep there is a "mod" for exactly that - remove...

Yep there is a "mod" for exactly that - remove the judder spring and put in an extra steel plate. I'm not sure it's that popular to do that though... I left mine in.

In terms of play, the big...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,907
Posted By bigkuri
I honestly thought that was a rat-bike.... that's...

I honestly thought that was a rat-bike.... that's the only thing that would make sense to me for someone to do that! Poor bike!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By bigkuri
This thread may be of use - it is for the...

This thread may be of use - it is for the excellent looking SW7 filter kits, but it also contains a ton of info on jetting (albeit most with the filter fitted of course).

...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,907
Posted By bigkuri
I've had stock pegs, big-foot pegs, pegs with...

I've had stock pegs, big-foot pegs, pegs with tons of little sharp grub screws, and pivotpegz, but actually my favourite are:

...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,527
Posted By bigkuri
He replaced 6 regulator rectifiers? Ouch, not...

He replaced 6 regulator rectifiers? Ouch, not exactly cheap.

The big thing is you usually hear them when they start to go.

You can try to move it away from the heat, did that to mine as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
That is one great article, thanks for posting the...

That is one great article, thanks for posting the link!
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20,647
Views: 2,381,684
Posted By bigkuri
On the XR600s you loosened the top banjo into the...

On the XR600s you loosened the top banjo into the head, then kicked the bike over a bit with the plug out or decomp until you saw oil weeping out of the banjo, then tighten it back up.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 259,247
Posted By bigkuri
The can in your picture is just a standard...

The can in your picture is just a standard factory 950/990 end can - off an Adventure, SM, SMT, SMR, SuperDuke... As far as I know all the end cans are the same. The headers are different on several...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 1,624,329
Posted By bigkuri
Bloody hell, nice SE! :clap:freaky Great find....

Bloody hell, nice SE! :clap:freaky Great find. How many miles on the clock? By the look of it they are all road!
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 167,161
Posted By bigkuri
Fully charged new batteries are always a worry -...

Fully charged new batteries are always a worry - you never know how long that battery has been sitting in a warehouse holding a charge. Recharge it and see if the same thing happens?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 1,624,329
Posted By bigkuri
Nice job! More photo's please of where the mounts...

Nice job! More photo's please of where the mounts fix to the bike. Did you just bend it up yourself? Solid rod or metal tube? :ear
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 259,247
Posted By bigkuri
I think it is your relay, mine did exactly that,...

I think it is your relay, mine did exactly that, then failed completely
It's a cheap part, so worth trying :)
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 1,624,329
Posted By bigkuri
What are the black exhaust pipes?

What are the black exhaust pipes?
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