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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
I now have sorted one problem out - but found...

I now have sorted one problem out - but found another
This is the sound With the insert and then without the insert (I Hope)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9q3D0INwSY

Tuther problem is I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
I will try and find out how to do a video then...

I will try and find out how to do a video then sort that out.
The reserve must be around the same as I said I got 63miles at speed to dry empty from the light coming on. Heres a picture of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
The old Dakar tank fits easy (undoing the pesky...

The old Dakar tank fits easy (undoing the pesky electrical connections was the hard bit). I had a fuel leak from the rubber gasket after fitting and filling with fuel - these are easy to fit in the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 02:48 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
Hey up - Just check that when you load and unload...

Hey up - Just check that when you load and unload the suspension that the crossbar on the sidestand clears the linkage with the older centerstand - I had to cut a segment out of the crossbar (making...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By mickdb1
Just added more to this as I have been in the...

Just added more to this as I have been in the cockloft of me shed and dug out the new 2014 exhaust. When shining a flashlight down the inlet yer can see the cat its where the pipe is enlarged to the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 03:41 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
I was lead to believe that the cat is situated in...

I was lead to believe that the cat is situated in the tapered part of the exhaust just before the first canister / muffler. To be fair and honest I cut up a Dakar twin exhaust and not a 2014 model....
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 10:15 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
It does use all the same stuff off the Sertao....

It does use all the same stuff off the Sertao. Also I drilled a 8mm hole into the orange filler nozzle do dah to let air out of the top of the tank whilst filling. It may be deemed a tadge anal but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By mickdb1
sorry I can only do 1 picture at a time here is...

sorry I can only do 1 picture at a time
here is tuther un
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By mickdb1
luggaged up and clean in France then on the...

luggaged up and clean in France
then on the trails of mid Spain
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By mickdb1
re tank and exhaust

I got a tank off fleabay and just fitted/swapped it for the sertao tank
No problems - no issues - jobs a goodun. Chopped the exhaust off as well and blocked the transfer link pipe off. With the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
I love the idea of a pre filter in the fuel line...

I love the idea of a pre filter in the fuel line - may I ask the experts on here
Is the bore of the fuel line 8mm ?? and has anyone used a specific filter that fits the bikes "free space" ?? If...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
To be fair I was just told this by the guy who...

To be fair I was just told this by the guy who gave it me - I know you are well knowledged and accept you will be right - well spotted
It is/was a definite exact size fit. Been out today for a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 02:04 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
Hopefully this may help folk save a bit of dosh ...

Hopefully this may help folk save a bit of dosh
I recenty cut a exhaust up a 2004 Dakar. I, with the help of OZs posts tapped the small exhaust hole with a 10mm tap inserrted some screwed rod and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
bigger tank capacity

I have been told by someone but I cannot remember who that the tank on the Dakar fits the Sertao but with it not having the vapour filter you then have a 17 liter capacity. Does anyone know if this...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By mickdb1
Thank you Sir This is a great site for help and...

Thank you Sir
This is a great site for help and assurance
Hope to help others whenever I can :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
Does anyone know if the wheels off a 2003 Dakar...

Does anyone know if the wheels off a 2003 Dakar are the same as the Sertao
Also are there other same parts that can be utilised from earlier bikes
Thanks and Happy New Year
Mick :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 03:30 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
The sliders are plastic drainpipe aproxx 75mm OD...

The sliders are plastic drainpipe aproxx 75mm OD and cut in segments with free stickers . At the top I used a 20mm thick section of polypropylene cut to fit the profile of the forks an threaded...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 09:33 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
Had a rideabout today then back to the shed when...

Had a rideabout today then back to the shed when It became tooooo cold
Knocked this up out of some old 1/2 SS bar and a couple of 20p cable clips
<a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 01:50 PM
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Posted By mickdb1
Thanks for the info Motopsychoman and Swamp I...

Thanks for the info Motopsychoman and Swamp
I am as tight as a ducks arse with money but handy with me tools
I know what a BFH does Swamp (we call um Manchester screwdrivers)
I will get back...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 11:12 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a462/mickdb1mi...

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a462/mickdb1mickdb1/Hornetat2820m_zps3b7f1dfd.jpg

Hope these work

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a462/mickdb1mickdb1/11_zps39d5a176.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 08:30 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
hello there ( sorry I posted first)

Hello there from Sunny Derbyshire GB
Had the Sertao a few thousand miles and at last I have read 310 pages of comments, tips, tricks,and of course opinions
Having had quite a few BMW bikes in the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 11:37 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
I too had an issue with the Sidestand nearly...

I too had an issue with the Sidestand nearly topping over = I got the grinder out and took about a 1/16 off the inside of the sidestand stop
= It made the stand about 2 inch forward of vertical -...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2012, 06:17 AM
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Posted By mickdb1
You dont get many chances of saving and running...

You dont get many chances of saving and running yer dads old bike
get it running and ride it and be proud that it "was me dads old bike"
They are as said getting rare
good luck with your...
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