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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9,330
Views: 2,026,024
Posted By tuscan
Awesome NSFW - Do you have any build photos etc...

Awesome NSFW - Do you have any build photos etc of the upgrade?

I missed the opportunity of buying an estart model a few years ago and regret it now big time...

Low maintenance, reliable, air...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9,330
Views: 2,026,024
Posted By tuscan
Sure - but I guess it'd cost you less if you got...

Sure - but I guess it'd cost you less if you got a local outfit to do it - I'm in New Zealand and for 35NZD (24USD) the cutting shop supplied the material and cut the plates for me... PM me and I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9,330
Views: 2,026,024
Posted By tuscan
Brackets finished.. Laser cut brackets...

Brackets finished..

Laser cut brackets fitted perfectly and mounted up the tank and headlight / indicators....
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9,330
Views: 2,026,024
Posted By tuscan
NSFW - You're a lucky man - electric start .......

NSFW - You're a lucky man - electric start .... OEM parts of aftermarket kit?.

Any details?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9,330
Views: 2,026,024
Posted By tuscan
XR400 work in progress....

My work in progress on stock NZ road legal model 2004..
http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/11e98b926aa25fcdf1c3ffc745b4b0c1_zpsa7ga7obi.jpg

Rear licence plate lives on rear...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
MT07 Rally...

If this is what you are planning then I'm in....

Either this modified....
http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/9a839b354971ab64b41b026a3620d1f5_zpsm8eg0lln.jpg

Or your concept of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
You're bang on there with those parameters - you...

You're bang on there with those parameters - you can tell your Yamaha team boys that there's one rider here who would buy your project machine when finished - I'm sure I won't be alone.....

In the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
MT07 adventure bike

MT07 adventure bike with weight of your new project bike, Tenere range, durability, crash resistance and the special bits of your current bike would sell like hot cakes - wonder if Mr Yamaha ever...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 464,798
Posted By tuscan
Awesome :clap:clap:clap - any build info??

Awesome :clap:clap:clap - any build info??
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 1,009,512
Posted By tuscan
Tenere side panels

Hi Xpat

The panels are XR250/400 units that have been cut to suit the grab handles on the Tenere.

Here's how I fitted the XR400 side panels:

The XR400 panels were fiddly to position and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 1,009,512
Posted By tuscan
Recent ride in New Zealand

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/e2defaf271285ac58b314e8a3ae708df_zpsq5opt7ps.jpg

My better half on her DR650SE and the trusty Tenere....
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
I got the weight data from here... ...

I got the weight data from here...

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/yamaha/yamaha_xt660r%2013.htm

And supported by data from here....
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
Tenere weight

JaumeV

Thanks for that.

Interesting numbers:

XT660Z Tenere
206kg wet
22 ltrs fuel
189kg no fuel (22 ltrs @ 0.76kg/ltr)
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
Hey JaumeV You may have been asked this...

Hey JaumeV

You may have been asked this before, but how much does you bike weigh now after all the work you have done??

Cheers

Tuscan
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
TT600R bashplate

Bike looks really smart - nice work there La Case.:clap:clap

Try B&B Off-road in Australia for good quality bash plates...

Here is their TT600R fitment:
...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,954
Views: 1,087,027
Posted By tuscan
Here's a description of a simple modification I...

Here's a description of a simple modification I did to my headlight wiring to keep the low beam on when using high beam (posted on XT660.com back in 2010).....
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,432
Posted By tuscan
Ah ok my mistake - enjoy your ride:clap:clap

Ah ok my mistake - enjoy your ride:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,432
Posted By tuscan
Hi ex250mike - nice work there. I would...

Hi ex250mike - nice work there.

I would recommend you check you frame oil screen now - if you have welded to the frame in the area of the oil reservoir, there is a chance the inner coating of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
Cheers for that:clap:clap

Cheers for that:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk201/paddlefis...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk201/paddlefisher/TT600R/IMGP0195_zpsywnqn5rg.jpg (http://s281.photobucket.com/user/paddlefisher/media/TT600R/IMGP0195_zpsywnqn5rg.jpg.html)[/QUOTE]

Hey...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
Helenic Army TT600R

Can't be bad if the army use em..

Hope they don't have trouble starting them when in a rush.....

http://imageshack.com/a/img183/628/untitled2cn2gi4.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
More TT600RE in New Zealand

Short trip up the Rees River...

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/947080198a34d3e685c293a803158b42_zps6c9133c1.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
http://traildreamer.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02...

http://traildreamer.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/sin-título-7-de-331.jpg

Looking sharper every time you modify the bike - I hope Yamaha are watching and taking notes....:clap:clap:clap

Can...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
:clap:clap:clap Another nice well cared for...

:clap:clap:clap
Another nice well cared for TT600R...they still look sharp even at 15+yrs old....

BTW You're missing a bolt on your exhaust mounting just under the airbox on the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
More TT600RE in the North Island of NZ...

At South Head 50kms up Muriwai Beach...

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/6e80a76520c6642b186ca709f51eb5fe_zpsa0d42717.jpg

Buried 4WD number 1....
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
My TT600RE on tour...

Finally got to ride my TT600RE on a long tour of the South Island of New Zealand...

Porika Track near Nelson.....
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,954
Views: 1,087,027
Posted By tuscan
Clutch cable failure

I toured the western USA and then did the TAT back in 2010 and found my cable on the last two or three strands at Port Orford. I hadn't greased it from new nor was I carrying a spare. I had stock...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 1,055,733
Posted By tuscan
TDM spares source

Hey Brooks

I live in New Zealand and have got several hard to find parts for bikes including my TDM850 from Japan.....

Type into Google ... Yahoo Auctions Japan

The site is in Japanese, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
:clap:clap Looking as it should do.......used

:clap:clap

Looking as it should do.......used
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 1,463,180
Posted By tuscan
Thumb [QUOTE=Vivzkice;25608956]got troubled by the...

[QUOTE=Vivzkice;25608956]got troubled by the tires yesterday, shows engine never stops only parts surrendered. :evil...
Forum: Photos 11-20-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,046
Posted By tuscan
Some shots from an earlier trip i did.... ...

Some shots from an earlier trip i did....

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/USA%20Trip%201%20Best%20Shots/DSC04769.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,277
Posted By tuscan
TT600RE Modification

beepbeep - I did a similar transformation and used a TT600R Ohlins stock shock (looks like gnuttis did the same)....
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
Hey Gian - thanks for that. Weighed it...

Hey Gian - thanks for that.

Weighed it myself with an old set of bathroom scales (73kg under front wheel and 78kg under rear wheel) so allowing for scales accuracy it should be within +/- 5kg I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
Thanks for that RMitch - I used a generic Voyager...

Thanks for that RMitch - I used a generic Voyager model for Yamaha WR 05-14 (912-300 model) - didn't get it quite right as it came with the water cooled temp sensor - need to order the air cooled...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
TT600RE modifications

TT600RE modifications for those interested...

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/3019fd52d56cbef5f53e6626130f3a48_zps08c655f8.jpg

151kg wet (10 ltrs of fuel in 20ltr tank)
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 191,525
Posted By tuscan
TT600RE finally finished

Finally got my TT600RE finished....

Needed Ride Engineering triple clamps with offset pinch bolts to clear the Acerbis tank......
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 111,204
Views: 22,602,851
Posted By tuscan
Low fender

Remember to ride fast to fling the mud off otherwise........

http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af211/tptuscan/USA%20Trip%201%20Best%20Shots/DSC05849.jpg

I prefer my DR650 with the high fender...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 111,204
Views: 22,602,851
Posted By tuscan
DR650SE rear rack

I used a B&B Offroad rack on my wife's DR and Giant Loop soft bags - the rack is bombproof and is better than the OE hand grips for lifting the bike with and has no nasty sharp edges and has a nice...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,277
Posted By tuscan
So why did you sell it after all the hard work???...

So why did you sell it after all the hard work???

Tuscan
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 118,319
Posted By tuscan
Thanks for that jaumev - might just have to do...

Thanks for that jaumev - might just have to do that myself...
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