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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By kito
So how does this work with x challenge owners as...

So how does this work with x challenge owners as the is more Aprilia than BMW on these bikes ?
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,863
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Posted By kito
Pros n cons to both systems. I liked the range...

Pros n cons to both systems. I liked the range and handling with my TT tank but didn't like how wide it made the bike. I'm about to build up a new to me x challenge and I will be making my own fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:54 AM
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Posted By kito
On the x challenge I had for my South America...

On the x challenge I had for my South America trip I had the Touratech tank on and a 5 litre water container mounted on the inside of my pannier rack at the rear. I used to notice the difference in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7,863
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Posted By kito
I have never been one for messing about with...

I have never been one for messing about with exhausts on my bikes but am tempted to try and remove a bit of weight. I have seen a secondhand scorpion exhaust for sale. Are they considered to be any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By kito
Hi thanks for the write up . How many miles / %...

Hi thanks for the write up . How many miles / % of offroad did you have on that shock failed the first time ?
Ps I met that guy in the alti mountains in 2009 that you are in the photo with
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:18 AM
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Posted By kito
I am looking to replace the airbag on my new x...

I am looking to replace the airbag on my new x challenge for a real rear shock. I used to have a Hyper pro with remote reservoir on my last x challenge . That shock was a nice ride but I didn't think...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,263,717
Posted By kito
I am looking to replace the airbag on my new x...

I am looking to replace the airbag on my new x challenge for a real rear shock. I used to have a Hyper pro with remote reservoir on my last x challenge . That shock was a nice ride but I didn't think...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 156,685
Posted By kito
Grate RR thanks for the hard work and sharing. Im...

Grate RR thanks for the hard work and sharing. Im following this from england and am thinking of flying over and buying a bike in the US next season to do this ride then the TAT plus a few others. ...
Forum: Asia 11-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,284
Posted By kito
I fly into Hanoi on the 6th December . I will be...

I fly into Hanoi on the 6th December . I will be getting a 3 month visa so does that mean I can get a Vietnamese local licence ? How long would it take to get one ?
I'm looking to buy a bike and...
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By kito
I'm heading out to Hanoi on the 5th December ....

I'm heading out to Hanoi on the 5th December . Anyone got any tips on were to look for a bike ? Paperwork ect ? I have 7 weeks so plan to head all the way south then I'd like to see if I can take the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:04 AM
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Posted By kito
Hi is the any chance that some of the guys with...

Hi is the any chance that some of the guys with after market seats could put a photo up please? Preferably a shot of the top showing the shape. I'm about to go to a guy who does seats and I would...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By kito
Will that work with the original front fender ? ...

Will that work with the original front fender ?
How much are they ?
Thanks kito
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By kito
Now looking forward to some GS owner buying one...

Now looking forward to some GS owner buying one then selling it me cheep with a thousand miles on the clock
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,925
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Posted By kito
Thanks for that. Interesting that they put the...

Thanks for that.
Interesting that they put the death road in Bolivia at the top. I have ridden plenty of roads in South America that are a lot worse than that one.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By kito
Link doesn't seem to be working mate

Link doesn't seem to be working mate
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By kito
I'm not to botherd realy ...it's not even a BMW...

I'm not to botherd realy ...it's not even a BMW so it don't matter haha
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:52 AM
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Posted By kito
I'm not thinking graphics . More like that vinyl...

I'm not thinking graphics . More like that vinyl stuff you see people use to put carbon effect on the car panels
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 03:20 PM
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Views: 4,794,249
Posted By kito
I don't know ? If it does what would be the...

I don't know ?
If it does what would be the problem ? Were would all the oil be going ?
I used 2 litres of oil in 800 miles of mixed riding
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By kito
Respray or plastic wrap on x challenge plastics...

Respray or plastic wrap on x challenge plastics to make them look nice n fresh ? Opinions for and against both options please
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26,518
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Posted By kito
Hi guys I have a CCM 404 . DRZ 400E engine. I...

Hi guys I have a CCM 404 . DRZ 400E engine. I have not long had the bike and it has been getting through oil faster than a 2 stroke. You can't see or smell burning oil but I can't think were else it...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-09-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,474
Posted By kito
How are peoples bike builds comming along? Hows...

How are peoples bike builds comming along? Hows the planning ect ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 339,533
Posted By kito
or read what minky posted a few lines up the page

or read what minky posted a few lines up the page
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 156,685
Posted By kito
hi I only just found this RR. im only up to page...

hi I only just found this RR. im only up to page 11 but I think its great sofar. I am planning on riding the TCAT next year and think this might make a great side trip over the border or an extra...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By kito
good chance to upgrade to the bigger pace rad

good chance to upgrade to the bigger pace rad
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:59 PM
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Views: 339,533
Posted By kito
if CCM don't get themselves sorted out fast then...

if CCM don't get themselves sorted out fast then the japs ( or KTM) will end up going into production . If this was to happen CCM will miss the boat and will have spent the last year or so just doing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By kito
the will be oil impregnated into the metal so it...

the will be oil impregnated into the metal so it will be hard. find a good welder. best of luck
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26,518
Views: 4,794,249
Posted By kito
thanks for the replys and info on the gears guys

thanks for the replys and info on the gears guys
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26,518
Views: 4,794,249
Posted By kito
hi are the many of you guys using the drz400 ACT...

hi are the many of you guys using the drz400 ACT wide ratio gears ? what is the general view of this gear box ? usability ,reliability ect ?
thanks kito
Forum: Asia Pacific 07-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,474
Posted By kito
things have been set back for me . im on hold...

things have been set back for me . im on hold following my little brain in south America at the moment haha
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,263,717
Posted By kito
I had a touratwat tank plumbed in by there...

I had a touratwat tank plumbed in by there recommended method. when I was crossing the amazon (north brazil) it was so hot my eyes felt like they were getting burnt out my skull but I never noticed a...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By kito
would anyone like to do this ride with me in...

would anyone like to do this ride with me in about 12 months time ? I am looking to make a ride offroad down the lenth of Baja ,take the ferry over to Mazatlan then ride this route to Durango then...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By kito
Im realy greatfull for the replys and advice...

Im realy greatfull for the replys and advice guys. The problem ill have is timing. I don't think id be able to fit into others timings for organized events as this will be a part of a much bigger...
Forum: Americas 06-30-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By kito
thanks a lot guys for the quick replys and info...

thanks a lot guys for the quick replys and info guys.
ps
I have traveled the length of mexico in 2009 as part of a RTW trip. the was quite a lot of "things" going on back then so to speek. is the...
Forum: Americas 06-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By kito
mazatlan to durango offroad

hi I remember reading a ride report the a year or 2 ago about a offroad route from Mazatlan mexico to Durango . does anyone have any details ? I cant find the RR and an looking for route details...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,548
Posted By kito
What is the highest milage/km that we know of on...

What is the highest milage/km that we know of on these bikes ?
What weeknesses are known ?
What engine parts are getting serviced/replaced ?
Thanks kito
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,548
Posted By kito
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,548
Posted By kito
hi does anyone have a link to a manual (pref...

hi does anyone have a link to a manual (pref english) ? i have over 60,000km on mine and think its about time to open up the engine and give it a good service.
thanks kito
Forum: Latin America 05-06-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By kito
Sorry but how can the USA help in this situation...

Sorry but how can the USA help in this situation ? I know the US might like to think they are the world police but I don't think most Peruvians would recognise anything from there as an official...
Forum: Latin America 05-01-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By kito
I was kind of thinking the same as you haha

I was kind of thinking the same as you haha
Forum: Latin America 05-01-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By kito
bike papers in Peru

Hi I have a bike waiting for me in Peru (on Colombian number plate ) the owner of the bike has left it with a friend of mine with his paperwork for the bike and temp import papers. I know under...
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