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Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,360
Posted By ICERIDER
Great choice of trip and bike. Really enjoying...

Great choice of trip and bike. Really enjoying your report.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By ICERIDER
This reminds me of a guy who had the flexible oil...

This reminds me of a guy who had the flexible oil intake pipe spring a leak. This meant he was sucking air and reducing the oil flow. When you are shut down only a small amount of oil in the pipe...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By ICERIDER
Well I guess the 10-60 is not so different, so no...

Well I guess the 10-60 is not so different, so no I don't think it could be that. If the light's going out it seems you have pressure. If your clutch is not falling off or your flywheel bolts are not...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By ICERIDER
Is your oil pressure light going out? What if...

Is your oil pressure light going out?
What if you raise the revs to a fast idle?

You think it's the same noise as when you normally start up, just that it's not going away? Well it can only be...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By ICERIDER
I tried the screw extraction last time I did my...

I tried the screw extraction last time I did my WP seal just to simulate a roadside repair. Didn't go too well. I broke the impeller. Drove the screws into the bearing and knackered that.

How are...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,174
Posted By ICERIDER
Zen Overland in UK are showing them in the 950 SE...

Zen Overland in UK are showing them in the 950 SE page. They may also have FlexJets.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,174
Posted By ICERIDER
Thumb I'm not as genned up as some of the guys here,...

I'm not as genned up as some of the guys here, but if it was me I'd block off all the vacuum ports (remove balance pipes etc). (Future balancing can be done with the 6537 STE Carburetor Flow Meter...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,263
Posted By ICERIDER
Ah! OK need to watch out for that. But if you did...

Ah! OK need to watch out for that. But if you did want to give it a try bring your OEM screw to the shop and compare the ends. Sumi could be right.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By ICERIDER
Cheaper option is a regular shaped bag like...

Cheaper option is a regular shaped bag like Enduristan Tornado.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-23-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,263
Posted By ICERIDER
+1 All of the above! I also like the...

+1

All of the above! I also like the Flowmeter... 6537 STE Carburetor Flow Meter (SK) so easy to use.

FlexJets are a pain to get this side of the pond.
I seem to remember buying FlexJets from...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By ICERIDER
It looks to me like that oil ran down the side of...

It looks to me like that oil ran down the side of the cylinder when you were stationary. Is it coming out of the air box? Anyway check your cover bolts are tight, looks like you can get a spanner to...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,929
Posted By ICERIDER
Have you tried pouring a little light out into...

Have you tried pouring a little light out into the intake when the valves are closed? If your valves are good the oil should stay there. Remove the spark plugs so you don't get a hydro lock and crank...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By ICERIDER
Is it worth de-greasing the shim/surfaces to give...

Is it worth de-greasing the shim/surfaces to give it more friction? Taking care the de-greaser doesn't contaminate the seal.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By ICERIDER
Interesting! Lots of them coming up now, low...

Interesting! Lots of them coming up now, low miles too. Does it have more power?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By ICERIDER
All the above, and back off the clutch springs,...

All the above, and back off the clutch springs, and see if you can get the valve springs unloaded. take the valve covers off and check. Keep it under your bed!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 309,370
Posted By ICERIDER
I lengthened a short stand for my SE. External...

I lengthened a short stand for my SE. External strengtheners before the foot lever, and with new springs it just about worked. It seemed heavy and lazy to come to the UP position. If you're having...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By ICERIDER
Reminds me... I must check mine. Thanks. Have a...

Reminds me... I must check mine. Thanks. Have a good ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 597,653
Posted By ICERIDER
Hi there Andi and Ellen. I took my eye off...

Hi there Andi and Ellen.

I took my eye off you guys for some time so just caught up today. Geez don't know what to say! You've both kicked that high-alt Bolivian shit well and truly in the guts....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,441
Posted By ICERIDER
Just grind it down. Not hardened surfaces. I...

Just grind it down. Not hardened surfaces. I always remove the numbers so folk later are not confused. You'll never have to wait for shims again, and you can take it to what you want, as long as you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By ICERIDER
I just fitted floating disks to my 950 but...

I just fitted floating disks to my 950 but haven't seen any problems with the speedo. I just looked and the buttons on my discs seem to be well away from the sensor. I'm wondering if you have an...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By ICERIDER
Loose article causes restricted steering!

Watch out for this killer!

The steering lock is poor enough on the 950 Adventure to start with, but when I suddenly found it restricted to 1/2 left lock whilst moving it in the yard I got a very...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By ICERIDER
A thing of beauty! How many candy bars can you...

A thing of beauty! How many candy bars can you take? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 597,653
Posted By ICERIDER
Happy Birthday Andi & Ellen! It's been great...

Happy Birthday Andi & Ellen! It's been great following you in all your famous details and emotions. Just seen that Trevor Angel is thinking of putting his bike in a crate and switching continents....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By ICERIDER
Sounds to me that some of your recent additions...

Sounds to me that some of your recent additions may be pulling your battery down overnight. Seems a bit of a coincidence it happened straight after.

Have you tried disconnecting them one by one to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By ICERIDER
Beautiful pictures. Nice leisurely ride. That...

Beautiful pictures. Nice leisurely ride. That brings back memories from 40 years ago when my brother trusted me with his Norton 750 Commando there one evening.
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 597,653
Posted By ICERIDER
Hew there Andi & Ellen, What a time you're...

Hew there Andi & Ellen,

What a time you're having! Good to see youz on the farm feeling at home.

I know a couple of key guys on the other side of the fence at the GP. Could be they'll have...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By ICERIDER
What are you complaining about? You got off...

What are you complaining about? You got off lightly :rofl

Thanks for corrections everybody. Totally makes sense. Some very good advice.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By ICERIDER
Your shock is filled with nitrogen gas. It's an...

Your shock is filled with nitrogen gas. It's an inert gas and doesn't expand with heat so the pressure stays almost the same. The fluid used in a shock is resistant to temperature change. As far as I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 309,370
Posted By ICERIDER
There's a long thin alloy tube that goes down...

There's a long thin alloy tube that goes down from your adjuster to the lower guts of the fork. When I was putting my forks together I found that this tube could sit on a lip a few mm above it's...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By ICERIDER
Gefr I don't have a photo, but I seem to remember...

Gefr I don't have a photo, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that the overall bore diameter and piston of the Oberon is greater than OEM. It gives a slightly lighter lever but requires...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By ICERIDER
Nice info thanks. I'll use this setup on my...

Nice info thanks.

I'll use this setup on my SE for starters. Only difference is I have an Akra. I'm interested to see if anyone can answer your last question about tailpipe AFR.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By ICERIDER
I can tell you that the Oberon with billet...

I can tell you that the Oberon with billet mounting block works very well.

Probably requires a very slightly longer throw of the lever due to a larger diameter piston, but feels great. Fit and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By ICERIDER
That's going to be a great system when you have...

That's going to be a great system when you have it all finished. I want a CJ box too so I can keep essential kit on the bike at all times.
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 597,653
Posted By ICERIDER
Nice work Andi and Ellen! That was one hell of a...

Nice work Andi and Ellen! That was one hell of a ride. Sorry you had to go through it all. No injuries so thats good. It was really nice meeting you both through Jaime, great company for a few days....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,855
Views: 2,287,285
Posted By ICERIDER
Over the past couple of days I did a few upgrades...

Over the past couple of days I did a few upgrades to my Erzberg SE.

Fitted a 'gefr' 9mm s/s resleeved clutch master cylinder. Smooth as silk. Just enough action with my Oberon slave for 2-finger...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 309,370
Posted By ICERIDER
Changed my fork oil from 5W to 2.5W. 120mm air...

Changed my fork oil from 5W to 2.5W. 120mm air gap. The forks actually work now instead of trying to break my wrists. I'm talking about DS touring on gravel tracks with pot holes etc. I'm not saying...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By ICERIDER
Guys thanks for all the excellent info on this...

Guys thanks for all the excellent info on this issue. I wasn't really aware of it.

Keener I'm wondering if the previously damp condensation conditions of your flywheel case due to the worn seal...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 71,295
Posted By ICERIDER
I would be interested in seeing that also. Just...

I would be interested in seeing that also. Just going out to begin fitting mine today.

For the overflow, is it just secured to the headstock ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By ICERIDER
Not that I am an expert in these things, but you...

Not that I am an expert in these things, but you need to provide details if you want help. Model, engine/frame number etc. Part number if poss. Then check EBay etc. Good luck.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,804
Posted By ICERIDER
Great news!

Great news!
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