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Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
I'll run 15/44 on the way down from Perth....

I'll run 15/44 on the way down from Perth. Somewhere along the way I'll probably throw the 14 front on.
I think fuel consumption with 14/44 is a bit worse on highway/fast dirt. Maybe 5.5L/100? ...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,164
Posted By rvt
Did this hypothetical mate catch his own bush...

Did this hypothetical mate catch his own bush tucker recently...? :rofl
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By rvt
Good stuff. Awesome country up there. :freaky

Good stuff. Awesome country up there. :freaky
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,164
Posted By rvt
Some great ideas here, thanks! :thumb We found...

Some great ideas here, thanks! :thumb
We found some sachets of tuna and salmon. Cat food in flatbread should go nicely for lunches.
Also loaded some zip lock bags with nuts, dried apricots and...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By rvt
Mine is a roam2 which I like. Think there is a...

Mine is a roam2 which I like.
Think there is a fancier Bluetooth model, which might allow for easier setting changes on the road, via a phone app.
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
Thanks! :1drink

Thanks! :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By rvt
I would check the following for starters, and...

I would check the following for starters, and report back what you find:
Battery terminals clean and tight.
Engine ground connection clean and tight.
Check battery voltage with key on and trying...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
DR app??? Please tell more. :ear

DR app??? Please tell more. :ear
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
I have a set here. Front is FAG 6003RSR

I have a set here.
Front is FAG 6003RSR
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14,879
Views: 2,050,409
Posted By rvt
Maybe sprocket carrier bearing failure... Or...

Maybe sprocket carrier bearing failure...
Or one of the spacers missing, which could also contribute to bearing failure.
Should be one between carrier and swingarm, and another between carrier...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
Awesome news! :thumb I'm sure you'll sort out...

Awesome news! :thumb
I'm sure you'll sort out something for the other problem. :deal
Maybe you can put your dr repairing experience to use...:evil
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,164
Posted By rvt
Thanks Matt. I could only find big n chunky in...

Thanks Matt.
I could only find big n chunky in tins, or pouches with soup or beans.
Got a link or somthing please?
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,164
Posted By rvt
kilojoule requirements

Anyone given thought to how many kilojoules of food are required for average to strenuous rides?

The online calculators spit out around 15000kJ for me doing "moderately active work".
But that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By rvt
Bugger.

Bugger.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By rvt
Good to know. But usually the sensor is fine,...

Good to know.
But usually the sensor is fine, its the cable insulation that perishes.
Some have pulled new silicon wires into the existing sheath.
I bought a waterproof setup from Cata Dan. Still...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
I think its this one: ...

I think its this one:
https://www.chinavasion.com/china/wholesale/GPS-Sat_Nav_Devices/Portable_GPS/All_Terrain_4.3_Inch_Motorcycle_GPS_Navigation_System_-_Waterproof_4GB_Bluetooth/

My previous...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
Awesome ride

Thanks Laurie, nice tracks. :thumb
Great to meet some new faces. :1drink

For those that were interested, here is my GPS info:

GPS: ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,663
Posted By rvt
Can you please clarify what is broken? Is it...

Can you please clarify what is broken? Is it just the splines, or more?
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
My Big Piggie says Snort Snort! (that's pig for...

My Big Piggie says Snort Snort! (that's pig for can I come too?). :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,036
Posted By rvt
ABS2 working fine on an r1100gs. Sent from...

ABS2 working fine on an r1100gs.

Sent from my LG-P690f using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
Hi Jaye, and welcome! Does sand happen to...

Hi Jaye, and welcome!
Does sand happen to interest you? (as I rub my hands together and make evil laughing sounds...)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By rvt
That's cos melted riders at traffic lights tell...

That's cos melted riders at traffic lights tell no tales... :rofl
I definitely don't want a lower guard. Will have to come up with another solution. Maybe a bit of stainless mesh if front of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By rvt
Good idea, I reckon I'll do that too for now. ...

Good idea, I reckon I'll do that too for now. :thumb
I wonder how warm the air is there, especially during slow going? It must draw some warm air from above the left cylinder. That wouldn't help...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By rvt
That would be awesome for deep water crossings...

That would be awesome for deep water crossings too! :evil:eek1:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By rvt
Don't underestimate the grin factor of a grunty...

Don't underestimate the grin factor of a grunty well shod machine. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By rvt
r1100gs intake manifold removal

Mine has the air intake sucking air from the left side, above the left cylinder. There is a unifilter pre-filter slipped inside.
Since fitting the 21" knobbie with no low fender, the prefilter...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By rvt
21" front end gives the best dirt smiles, in my...

21" front end gives the best dirt smiles, in my opinion.
The abs stuff can and has been ditched by others. It has its own computer, so no problems there. I have hung on to mine for now.
Not...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 515,381
Posted By rvt
Well I had a good chuckle. :freaky

Well I had a good chuckle. :freaky
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By rvt
Don't some ktms have a rotary switch to select...

Don't some ktms have a rotary switch to select different maps? Maybe you can detune it for lower octane fuel. Or tune-ecu might do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By rvt
Why did the spoke break Dan? Could there be...

Why did the spoke break Dan?
Could there be bigger problems with the wheel?
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 72,570
Posted By rvt
Going by the quality of your fairing, you'll do...

Going by the quality of your fairing, you'll do great Joe.:thumb

If you go with the t-valves in the forks, I would love some feedback on setting them up please. Just ordered a pair.
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,199
Posted By rvt
Going for a fully loaded sand practice ride...

Going for a fully loaded sand practice ride tomorrow with Runtboy.
It might be easy due to recent rain. Or it might be fluffy, carnage inducing snot.
If this appeals, meet us at 0900 monday...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By rvt
That was awesome! Even K is hooked! Will...

That was awesome! Even K is hooked!
Will practice balancing the gs on the lawn tomorrow... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,284
Posted By rvt
Hi Dr Greg, Nice work. Did you consider the...

Hi Dr Greg,
Nice work.
Did you consider the effect of the not full fuel tank? When on the angle, the fuel would be slightly further forward, wouldn't it?
This would bring the vertical cm line...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 69,416
Posted By rvt
Mine are going strong after about 10000km. There...

Mine are going strong after about 10000km. There was a good chunk of dirt, potholes and a little harder core off road in there too. Even some two-up. No play detectable when on the centrestand. ...
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-08-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,691
Posted By rvt
That was a beautiful way to start the day......

That was a beautiful way to start the day... :rofl
Hmmm, what's for brekkie?
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By rvt
Cheers JohnG, good feedback.

Cheers JohnG, good feedback.
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By rvt
Interesting, but not what I'm looking at. ...

Interesting, but not what I'm looking at.
Think I found t-valves on the Teknic site, but not much info. Strangy sells them so must be a good thing.
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By rvt
Cheers Gimme2. :freaky

Cheers Gimme2. :freaky
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By rvt
Thanks Neil, that kind of confirms my ponderings....

Thanks Neil, that kind of confirms my ponderings.
Have been running the rear with less preloaded than ideal, to slow down the steering in soft sand. But a perkier front should do the same, with...
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