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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:39 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
I don't know how you can assume anything. Lets...

I don't know how you can assume anything. Lets just say that the terrain I ride is probably just as inappropriate as the terrain you ride and I don't use my clutch to compensate. Have another read of...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:03 PM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
I was boasting recently about 50,000km on...

I was boasting recently about 50,000km on original clutch cable. BergDonk bounced back at me to state that he had over 80k on OEM, so they don't necessarily wear out that fast.
Having said that, my...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:51 PM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Grease from Bearings

I use Kerosine and a small paint or toothbrush, then fresh water under a bit of pressure, then high pressure air to dry before repacking.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:18 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Ha. No and with the tube bag on the front fender,...

Ha. No and with the tube bag on the front fender, it flops around so badly the front of the guard hits the tyre. I moved it shortly after that photo was taken. I don't carry it there now.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:46 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
tank bag

Wolfman enduro. Fits a surprising amount of stuff and good on the IMS tank. Doesn't obstruct the fuel cap and therefore no need to remove to refuel and won't play around with the cap vent hose.

I...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Surely it can't hurt. One would assume that the...

Surely it can't hurt. One would assume that the seals, even when left intact aren't necessarily 100% watertight or that they have enough grease with the right qualities that we need, such as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
[QUOTE=blackcap;26862386]glad i came in when i...

[QUOTE=blackcap;26862386]glad i came in when i did. looks like i just installed the wheel bearings wrong. bugger. it it the same for both front and rear wheels?

That video is gold !! Loved it. How...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 12:42 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
What retaining ring ??

What retaining ring ??
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 04:07 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
who's there

Oh, Haha. Hopefully no harm done. So, it was just induction noise or was the filter and cage banging on the inside of the airbox making a knocking noise?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Thankyou for confirming what I have always...

Thankyou for confirming what I have always thought and spring weight is also complimented with the correct damping settings. A rear shock gold valve for instance, many riders have complained that the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Easy

Now, now, easy tiger. The conversation started over discussion on oils and aircooled engines. I am sure it's not going to drag on.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
$$ can be a good arguement, there's no doubt. ...

$$ can be a good arguement, there's no doubt.

Quick calculation, I have paid anywhere between about $55.00 and $70.00 for a 4 litre bottle of Motul 4T in the the last (nearly) 10 years of owning...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Fair call. I have a vapor temp sensor attached to...

Fair call. I have a vapor temp sensor attached to my upper oil banjo on the right side of the rocker cover and can't say I have done a comparo of oils vs temps. One day I might do it for kicks but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Not arguing with you but, at the risk of starting...

Not arguing with you but, at the risk of starting yet another oil debate, I have been running Motul 4T synthetic ester since the first service on my DR and I now have close to 50,000kms always...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
The stock DR jobs are rumoured to be teflon...

The stock DR jobs are rumoured to be teflon coated which means probably not a good idea to lube inner cables.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Thanks. Very handy. I wasn't sure about the...

Thanks. Very handy. I wasn't sure about the polarity of the wires but you have clarified that. Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 106
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Pulsar Coil

Great little tutorial on the pickup coil Emmbeedee.

I am beginning to wonder whether there might be a link to the model year and supplier of the pickup coil to Suzuki on the ones that are failing....
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,028,681
Posted By kezzajohnson
Haha, yeah. I know what you are saying. Maybe you...

Haha, yeah. I know what you are saying. Maybe you could explain it for us Steve.:evil

Surprisingly enough, with stainless braided brake line on the front, I have more than enough power with 3...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Clutch

The Wrap 9 levers are a good bit of gear. I have both the brake and clutch 3 finger levers- nice

I must be doing something wrong cause I have nearly 50,000km still on original clutch cable.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15,006
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Posted By kezzajohnson
Fair enough. Maybe get it next to another DR of...

Fair enough. Maybe get it next to another DR of similar age and compare.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
pulsar coil

Probably another...

http://i.imgur.com/zmeMVvtm.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 84,281
Posted By kezzajohnson
That's a good idea Dave. Yours is a known good...

That's a good idea Dave. Yours is a known good one. How'd your weekend go ?
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 03:16 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
They all knock. Mine has done it since new but...

They all knock. Mine has done it since new but sounds worse once bashplate fitted. Getting close to 50,000kms now. Knocking no better, knocking no worse.

Having said that, you will always find...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 02:38 AM
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Views: 84,281
Posted By kezzajohnson
Rattle.

Hope someone turned up as promised Sean.

Mate, I am not sure what rattling gears sound like but I had an annoying rattle that was coming from the rear of the bike. Sounded like my tools were...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By kezzajohnson
DR knock

Q. Knock Knock who's there ?

A. DR.

Q. DR who ?

A. Don't they all knock ??
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,635
Posted By kezzajohnson
I have had the FCR MX installed for some time now...

I have had the FCR MX installed for some time now and it is well tried and proven on my bike now. I love it. After some consultation with some other fellas here in OZ, my setup is a little bit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,028,681
Posted By kezzajohnson
I have the x40FIx and not sure if flange is the...

I have the x40FIx and not sure if flange is the same as for x35FOx (someone here should know).

I have stock size header and midpipe and had a flange laser cut. See following pattern.

Not sure...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 84,281
Posted By kezzajohnson
What sort of noises are you getting there Sean ?

What sort of noises are you getting there Sean ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,635
Posted By kezzajohnson
Well done. You're getting there. FYI. The DJ...

Well done. You're getting there.

FYI. The DJ jets are different sizing to Mikuni so your stock 140 main is the equivalent to a 150 dynojet. The 155 Dynojet main that you have installed is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,028,681
Posted By kezzajohnson
Nice idea - Only problem is I won't be able to...

Nice idea - Only problem is I won't be able to see the arrow when I have a socket over it.

By the looks of things, you might want to consider getting yourself some case guards and a bashplate...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
If you mean the ones in the following photo...

If you mean the ones in the following photo circled in red, then yeah , just break them off if you have to. The grommet bit may rattle inside the frame but won't be noticeable and it will eventually...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 109,525
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Posted By kezzajohnson
I use the T mark and turn the crank (clockwise)...

I use the T mark and turn the crank (clockwise) with a socket and bar from the Magneto cover plug hole (never had any issues getting plug out) until the T lines up then try and rattle (check for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,028,681
Posted By kezzajohnson
I bought a baby pram/stroller sheepskin liner and...

I bought a baby pram/stroller sheepskin liner and sewed some elastic strips to tie under seat. Full length is good because it protects the seat from my wolfman bag straps etc and the skin stays in...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 89,922
Posted By kezzajohnson
Kenno wheelie Elim Beach

You heard it here first folks...

XRs can wheelie... yew go Kenno.

http://i.imgur.com/m6M9ZX3l.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,359
Posted By kezzajohnson
Carby

Good Job trailrider -well done. May just copy that with my new carby, when I get around to it.
Forum: Australia 05-05-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 89,922
Posted By kezzajohnson
Old Coach Road

You'll be "all over it" on the CRF mate. I was really wishing I had a lighter bike at the time but in hindsight, the Big DR did me proud.

HAHAHA... I can't stop laughing when I see this photo.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,028,681
Posted By kezzajohnson
Mine is doing it too from the rocker cover....

Mine is doing it too from the rocker cover. Making an awful mess around the plugs. Just did a 1000km trip with it like that and the bike hasn't really used any noticeable amount of oil. It's more of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,028,681
Posted By kezzajohnson
Sidestand switch will stop the engine if you put...

Sidestand switch will stop the engine if you put it in gear and the sidestand is not up and won't let you start the bike in gear if its not up. Clutch switch won't let you start the engine if its in...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 89,922
Posted By kezzajohnson
Depends on the time of year an how reliable your...

Depends on the time of year an how reliable your bike is. The track is not really that hard and there are diversions around some of the knarly hills like Big Red. It's pretty isolated if you have an...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15,006
Views: 2,078,262
Posted By kezzajohnson
Really ??? So is riding motorcycles...

Really ??? So is riding motorcycles...
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