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Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
The radiator will take about one litre of coolant...

The radiator will take about one litre of coolant after emptying the system but you lose a bit burping it, so grab two litres.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Thanks for the write-up HighFive. Excellent work,...

Thanks for the write-up HighFive. Excellent work, as usual. Good timing too, as I am looking to change mine out.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,118
Posted By Chuffa
... a couple of strips of duct tape to cover...

...
a couple of strips of duct tape to cover the gap between chin guard & goggles makes an off road helmet bearable.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
So you are heavy handed and broke the breather...

So you are heavy handed and broke the breather hose nipple on the air box. What to do... A 4mm roll pin is a perfect fit and with a bit of the magic 3M DP glue, it's better than new. Cheap too!
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Eek I spent a few hours over the last couple of...

I spent a few hours over the last couple of weekends and replaced the complete wiring loom. Just in case someone, someday, might need to do the same... Don't be afraid. It took some time but it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
A couple of incidents, most notably and recently,...

A couple of incidents, most notably and recently, a kangaroo hit at 100km/h. My collarbone is fusing well now but my broken ribs are sore. I'm happy to put some tool hours in, so I've come to an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Just in case you were wondering what the TR...

Just in case you were wondering what the TR wiring loom looks like...

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/TerraPics/df53180172e86bdd0b3eb17da54805a3_zpsff7bbc39.jpg

Not a...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
Happy...

Happy snaps...http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/General%20Rides/96ae4c1c3a2e3ea3e76a734689bb40d1_zps0124333d.jpg

Might have been nastier if I wasn't wearing body armour....
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
Thanks for the good wishes. I must have been...

Thanks for the good wishes. I must have been talking more crap than usual.

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/General%20Rides/a197f06a630d65343080ddee2cec824e_zpsbd60cff0.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
A roo put paid to my plans today. 5 broken ribs &...

A roo put paid to my plans today. 5 broken ribs & double break on the collar bone. Thanks for looking after me fellas. Very much appreciated. Hopefully you had a great day riding. Not sure this is...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
Heading that way myself. See you at the Inne.

Heading that way myself. See you at the Inne.
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,155
Posted By Chuffa
I know a few sufferers of depression, luckily...

I know a few sufferers of depression, luckily they got help and are doing better because they did so.
From what I've seen... and for what it's worth... I think continuity of care is important.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,127
Posted By Chuffa
Good work! You keep posting & I'll keep...

Good work! You keep posting & I'll keep reading.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-18-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 37,448
Posted By Chuffa
Ora Banda Inn. Western Australia goldfields....

Ora Banda Inn. Western Australia goldfields. http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/Goldfields%20Ride/IMGP0105_zps162e8843.jpg
Coordinates 30.38°S 121.06°E
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
I'm an idiot! For 18 months I've been riding...

I'm an idiot!

For 18 months I've been riding without adjusting the rear preload. I know bugger all about suspension & the bike felt great so I've left it alone. Until last weekend that is...
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 725,389
Posted By Chuffa
2nd valve check for my Terra, and my 1st go doing...

2nd valve check for my Terra, and my 1st go doing it. Valves were within spec when the dealer checked them the 1st time.

Now at 42k km. Intakes are right on minimum. Exhausts are mid-range spec....
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
Fanatic... Jay took us that way when he led the...

Fanatic... Jay took us that way when he led the ride to York a couple of weeks ago. Only we were going the other direction. We left Dale Rd just short of the summit. So you've done it already.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Well my throttle body looks like most of the...

Well my throttle body looks like most of the others which have been dusted. What's the best way of cleaning all that muck out?
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
I've only had 1 quote from a local place, $170....

I've only had 1 quote from a local place, $170. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Done!

Done!
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
A heads-up to anyone thinking of a single exhaust...

A heads-up to anyone thinking of a single exhaust setup & riding on the dirt. I have the GPR single system and have just broken my second exhaust can mounting bracket. Metal fatigue killed both...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Ditto. Great work guys.

Ditto. Great work guys.
Forum: Australia 04-30-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
So apparently this is normal & well within spec....

So apparently this is normal & well within spec. Ok then
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
^^ Shocking situation. The wrong place at the...

^^ Shocking situation. The wrong place at the wrong time, on a busy freeway. It looks like a road/trail bike too.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
I reckon it's about 50ml per 500km.

I reckon it's about 50ml per 500km.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
Keep it out of the dust for now I reckon, unless...

Keep it out of the dust for now I reckon, unless you want to open the air box up & fix the flange problem above the air filter area (at the very least).

If you are going to keep it & use it on...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
Bump... Still enjoying the ride! ...

Bump...

Still enjoying the ride!

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/General%20Rides/IMG_0113_zps88408f0e.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,042
Posted By Chuffa
Great pictures HighFive. Enjoying the RR. Nod to...

Great pictures HighFive. Enjoying the RR. Nod to 10Cup too!
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Chuffa
My ''07 XT250 is an XT225 in every way except...

My ''07 XT250 is an XT225 in every way except stickers. I don't know when they started coming in, but the '07 was the last of them.
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
Well here's one from the week before Cam… well,...

Well here's one from the week before Cam… well, kinda… you're in the shot...

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/TerraPics/8b7f1af751986bf651d8cf7a7d230c0f_zps66de6e56.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
Davorallyfan - The stabilizer to Aust is + US$92...

Davorallyfan - The stabilizer to Aust is + US$92 shipping & handling. GPR direct. I'm just about to order one as well.


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Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
I would like to join in too!

I would like to join in too!
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 725,389
Posted By Chuffa
Yep. My bracket snapped after a couple of...

Yep. My bracket snapped after a couple of thousand km's. They sent me a new one gratis & this time I have added a rubber spacer between the bracket tabs to, hopefully, reduce the stress on the...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8,878
Views: 631,935
Posted By Chuffa
Good fun today. Thanks for picking up a...

Good fun today. Thanks for picking up a hitchhiker.

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1396_zps834edf92.jpg


I hope my stacks made for good viewing! ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 454,077
Posted By Chuffa
Tall timber ...

Tall timber

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/Mid-week%20camp%20n%20ride/9da06f0c37386328f1f4126f7ecb9302_zps193d0119.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-12-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
Thanks for the info & good to hear you're nearly...

Thanks for the info & good to hear you're nearly ready to get back on the saddle.


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Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,832
Posted By Chuffa
One thing to consider is that the Moss update is...

One thing to consider is that the Moss update is not static either. I know my dealer has had two software updates for the Moss program, the latest being about a week ago. He hadn't processed the...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
Good work Hendo. Were you able to do this without...

Good work Hendo. Were you able to do this without pulling the air box top off?
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
Yeah I thought about it. Then I decided to go...

Yeah I thought about it. Then I decided to go riding for a few days…:D

http://i1175.photobucket.com/albums/r630/ChuffaWilliams/camping/f32569a239620abae4950e2c5f7458a0_zps2cdb0cfd.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 99,214
Posted By Chuffa
I think there has been a bit of dust getting...

I think there has been a bit of dust getting through. It certainly looked that way during earlier air filter changes. I'm now using the uni filter with a bead of silicone along the top + I've stuffed...
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