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Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By jabroka
I've reused it several times. I just apply a very...

I've reused it several times. I just apply a very thin layer of gray loctite RTV and never had an issue..
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By jabroka
FWIW I've replaced the leaking OEM hose with...

FWIW

I've replaced the leaking OEM hose with a fuel injection hose I had lying around months ago and never had an issue with it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Bli55, that looks like a plate welded to TT...

Bli55,

that looks like a plate welded to TT bar risers, I believe the rubber mounts are still there.

No idea on how bad its without the rubber mounts though..
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By jabroka
take a look at this ...

take a look at this

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-F650GS-F-650-GS-FRONT-BRAKE-MASTER-CYLINDER-STOP-LIGHT-SWITCH-61312346552-/380405951380?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5891f62b94&vxp=mtr...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 08:14 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Did you check the switch with a multimeter to...

Did you check the switch with a multimeter to make sure its failing?
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Absolutely, and I tried, but when I almost lost...

Absolutely, and I tried, but when I almost lost it for the 2nd time and tried to get back on track I mistakenly didn't downshift and tried to pull from 3rd.

Probably I'd have been ok with the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By jabroka
I've got an inexpensive chinese ATV lifter that's...

I've got an inexpensive chinese ATV lifter that's proven to be very useful. I bought it in a local shop, but there are many available off ebay.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Sand wobble? that makes me remember my ride...

Sand wobble?

that makes me remember my ride from Catembe to Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique..

Its not an xchallenge but still a beemer.. it didn't like the sand though .. it gets interesting at 4:00...
Forum: Latin America 04-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By jabroka
Hey JD, Those are actually one of the...

Hey JD,

Those are actually one of the cheaper tickets available and the currency is in ARP

The VIP's Hospitality club were around u$ 750 (sold out in November) and the paddock around u$ 400...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By jabroka
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Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Dan, I found the oem muffler and it had the...

Dan, I found the oem muffler and it had the gasket in it so I could measure it.

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee26/jabroka/xchal/20140213_121420_zpscxkucdap.jpg

its 43mmx49mmx30mm
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Hey Ridin', thanks for the compliments. :D ...

Hey Ridin', thanks for the compliments. :D

I'm in the process of changing some graphics to make it a little more dakar ish , will post pics soon :evil

I connected the TT tank through the tank...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By jabroka
So far so good with my TT tank setup. The gas cap...

So far so good with my TT tank setup. The gas cap never leaked, not even on the occasional drop.

I did a little mod to the gas cap seal however. It seemed that the rubber seal wont seat equally...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By jabroka
YES! check this link ...

YES! check this link
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23143185&postcount=5577
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:10 AM
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Posted By jabroka
I've used high temp silicon before to fix leaking...

I've used high temp silicon before to fix leaking exhausts on the road.. of course is a temp fix, on the long run (maybe not that long) it will burn, but it will hold a few hundred km till you can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Cuzco! what a great city! I was there on October...

Cuzco! what a great city! I was there on October and it already seems like 1 year ago..

There is a street called Wayna Capac or something like that with lots of bike shops you can probably find...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 06:41 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Hey ADV, I believe the part # you're...

Hey ADV,

I believe the part # you're looking for is 18112343587 (part #3 on the schematic)

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee26/jabroka/xchal/Print_Paacutegina_1_zps10f5aee8.jpg


Where...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By jabroka
got it directly from www.sol2.be.. ...

got it directly from www.sol2.be..


Actually is not just a resistor, and it wont loose the benefits. Remember that the resistor only adds fuel on open loop ( accel, descel, cold starts, WOT, ETC)...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Mileage is not an issue for me since I have the...

Mileage is not an issue for me since I have the jumbo TT tank.. prior to the IAT mod I got 500-600km from both tanks easily, but I'll report back as soon as I have some info.

Not sure on how...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 03:18 PM
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Posted By jabroka
accelerator module

If anyone is interested.. I just posted a few comments about the accelerator module (IAT sensor mod) on the "xchal farkles" thread

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23293753&postcount=5564
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Boosterplug

For those interested, I finally got my hands on an IAT trick plug, boosterplug, accelerator modue or whatever you want to call it.

As many know, it is basically a NTC resistor with an external...
Forum: Latin America 01-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,570
Posted By jabroka
For me, Bolivia, specially crossing La Paz from...

For me, Bolivia, specially crossing La Paz from the south to get to Coroico at rush hour was one of the most stressful riding I've ever done.

Drivers have no respect whatsoever, they just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Great RR Advford! subscribed! hope to see...

Great RR Advford! subscribed!

hope to see you in may!
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By jabroka
I always use a extremely fine film of Loctite...

I always use a extremely fine film of Loctite grey (5699) sealant on all re-used gaskets and "tired" orings. Its an excellent product if used properly.I t seals perfectly and has just correct...
Forum: Latin America 01-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By jabroka
well, dunno if actually call it a crash... what...

well, dunno if actually call it a crash... what I heard is that apparently the steering on his quad locked somehow coming to a turn, and when he realized he couldn't make it, he "bailed out" just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By jabroka
TT LC8 toolbox on scheffelmeier skidplate

Yesterday the TT toolbox arrived..

I must admit I expected a little more, its just a nicely bent sheet of aluminum with a couple of rivets, 2 dzus fasteners and the lock system is a joke.

It...
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By jabroka
glad I could help :D

glad I could help :D
Forum: Latin America 01-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By jabroka
Not sure where in BA are you staying, but you've...

Not sure where in BA are you staying, but you've many motorcycle shops in BA..

about 20 blocks from the obelisco you've http://web.avantmotos.com.ar (Av. Pueyrredon 980 - CABA...
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,213
Posted By jabroka
Not sure about your time frame but there's lots...

Not sure about your time frame but there's lots of places to ride on a "short" 15-30 day trip starting from BA..

I wont mention Argentinean provinces, since I assume you've been there already.....
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,261
Posted By jabroka
9.6 is about the correct exchange rate in the...

9.6 is about the correct exchange rate in the black market (that we actually call the "blue market".

We call "blue" because everybody knows the official rate is a massive F*** lie and unofficial...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 07:58 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Not that I know of.. I tapped the ingnition...

Not that I know of.. I tapped the ingnition wire for 2 reasons: 1st it was accesible and near the area where I installed the fuzeblock , 2nd because its used just as a signal, the real load is on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 03:04 PM
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Posted By jabroka
Hey Steve, I believe you messed up the...

Hey Steve,

I believe you messed up the wiring somewhere, when I switch the High beam the low beam stays on, it was that way before and after tiding up the headlight and accessories wiring with a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 09:10 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Interesting thread.. Now, I was wondering if...

Interesting thread..

Now, I was wondering if it would be a good idea to fix the IAT sensor to have a constant -20 degree difference..

I mean, it may improve cold starts and riding in cold...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 08:50 AM
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Posted By jabroka
I've cleaned the whole throttle valve unit and...

I've cleaned the whole throttle valve unit and idle actuator with an ultrasonic cleaner and it did got a little better, but It still has the same issues.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 07:11 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Mine does that (surging, stalling, sometimes a...

Mine does that (surging, stalling, sometimes a little backfiring, slow throttle responsiveness) on every cold start if I don't let it idle enough time before taking off.

I have a TTO digital...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,698
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Posted By jabroka
I have the non-toolbox Scheffelmeier version, las...

I have the non-toolbox Scheffelmeier version, las week I ordered a LC8 TT toolbox that I think might be adaptable. I'll post pics if I manage to fit it..
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 07:50 AM
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Posted By jabroka
I got this hidraulic scissor lift (cant remember...

I got this hidraulic scissor lift (cant remember the brand, but its made in china for sure).

At first I was skeptical about quality and stability so I started with light bikes (mostly mx)

I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 06:59 AM
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Posted By jabroka
hahah .. no problem! if you need detailed pics...

hahah .. no problem! if you need detailed pics just let me know..
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 11:44 AM
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Posted By jabroka
Its a nice little bike. It will be available...

Its a nice little bike.

It will be available for sale on 2014 and it will be produced locally.

26CV
129KG DRY
43mm WP forks
ABS brakes
11L tank
fuel injected
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 07:44 AM
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Posted By jabroka
hi guys, just wanted to share a few pics: My...

hi guys, just wanted to share a few pics:

My bike got exhibited on a BMW/KTM dealer event for the upcoming Dakar race :D

As far as the organizers know, my Xchal is the only dakar/adv xchal in...
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