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Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Faceplant
I did find one passageway blocked but stripped...

I did find one passageway blocked but stripped carb to bare bones and cleared it. Still didn't get the bike running though!:(:
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Faceplant
I'm a bit far away to be purchasing carbs off...

I'm a bit far away to be purchasing carbs off ebay, will have to persevere with this one till I put it under the hammer...:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Faceplant
New Main jet 178, Idle jet 42, Idle air jet 100,...

New Main jet 178, Idle jet 42, Idle air jet 100, needle OBDVT. All new ???
Throttle plate right way around.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Faceplant
Done, thanks

Done, thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Faceplant
First have to get the bike running

First have to get the bike running
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Faceplant
KTM525 EXC carb issue

Carb is Keihin FCR3900F.
Bike is 2005 525 EXC G

Bought the bike last year and run fine after a carb clean and jet fiddle. Bike running and starting got progressively worse until it wouldn't start...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By Faceplant
Thumb Nice one Chuch!!

Nice one

Chuch!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14,761
Views: 5,498,489
Posted By Faceplant
Will give it a shot tonight, thanks :thumb

Will give it a shot tonight, thanks :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14,761
Views: 5,498,489
Posted By Faceplant
Tripmeter died!!

This has probably been answered, but...my digital tripmeter just stopped working from one day to the next. Checked the fuses, all OK. Is there a quick check to be done before stripping the guts out?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,465,903
Posted By Faceplant
No, it's just the black knob on the fork cap, no...

No, it's just the black knob on the fork cap, no other adjustments. So how does one get the factory manual, I'm in the middle nowhere in Africa. Cheers:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,465,903
Posted By Faceplant
Fork adjusters

I just bought a 2006 525 EXC. Goes well, very well!!
Poking around suspension settings I have found the adjusters on the fork caps have issues. One turns and doesn't seem to have an end to in or out...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,459
Posted By Faceplant
I was starting to despair, but you eventually...

I was starting to despair, but you eventually made it!
We need to start planning the next planning meetings.
Well done :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,459
Posted By Faceplant
Question Lini Bwana?

Lini Bwana?
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,459
Posted By Faceplant
We're already planing the next trip and you're...

We're already planing the next trip and you're only on page 2 of this one!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,459
Posted By Faceplant
Sold both a couple of years back...I miss them...

Sold both a couple of years back...I miss them and if I find a deal I'll get another.
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,459
Posted By Faceplant
You on Swahili time?

You on Swahili time?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 1,982,154
Posted By Faceplant
Rick stator adapt to Australian wiring

Hi All,

To the electrical wizzards, I have an Aus XR400 bike with wiring loom and have upgraded the lighting to a baja double light setup. Issue is to adapt the ricky stator into this loom as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,382
Posted By Faceplant
The link to the other rides doesn't work...much...

The link to the other rides doesn't work...much like you NGO's!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-13-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,382
Posted By Faceplant
we missed your idle, endless, beer-enhanced,...

we missed your idle, endless, beer-enhanced, irreverent, irrelevant, foul mouthed, thecklie accented, over the top banter on the trip!

It's nice to be luved :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,382
Posted By Faceplant
You ride like a girl and your mummy dresses you...

You ride like a girl and your mummy dresses you funny!
A real man would have head-butted that sleeper out the way.:asshat
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,382
Posted By Faceplant
Pissed Weekend ride

A grudging thumbs up...and don't leave me behind again.:pimp
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,877
Posted By Faceplant
Somehow you always manage to live up to my...

Somehow you always manage to live up to my expectations!
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 48,146
Posted By Faceplant
Nice T-shirt Brian, "DIE ROOI GEVAAR"!:rofl ...

Nice T-shirt Brian, "DIE ROOI GEVAAR"!:rofl

Keep truckin lads it looks great! We will have to plan and get our "Round the Great Lakes" trip into motion...HUNTER!

:freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14,761
Views: 5,498,489
Posted By Faceplant
Just had to remove and strip my RD04 engine due...

Just had to remove and strip my RD04 engine due to excessive bearing noises. I have priced replacement OEM parts which seem a bit expensive. Also I have an issue with importing bits, I live in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,756
Posted By Faceplant
Wink Leave him unsupervised for 5 minutes and his gay...

Leave him unsupervised for 5 minutes and his gay streak forces it's way to the surface.

Flap your hands boys!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,675
Posted By Faceplant
You're welcome to try!

You're welcome to try!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,593
Posted By Faceplant
Laugh Me: I talk too much and I ride an XR 400 cause I...

Me: I talk too much and I ride an XR 400 cause I love it (when the carb’s clean).

The talking or the riding?? I think I know which!:evil
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-28-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By Faceplant
A map and compass and any old gps with map...

A map and compass and any old gps with map source. It's so vague you can fill in plenty lines.
You're such a girl!:puke1
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,836
Posted By Faceplant
Don't wait too long, civilization is creeping...

Don't wait too long, civilization is creeping closer all the time!
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,080
Posted By Faceplant
Thumb "The next morning we were left with only one...

"The next morning we were left with only one option – the Stator. We got my spare into the bike and thumbed the starter. Instant joy…Oh yes…with just an hour of daylight left we struck out for a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,080
Posted By Faceplant
You can't tell me it's taking 3 days to get that...

You can't tell me it's taking 3 days to get that tank fitted and tested!!
We're waiting for you in Dar...:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,626
Posted By Faceplant
Pissed "I see'd thus on the wuldwahd weeb, there wull be...

"I see'd thus on the wuldwahd weeb, there wull be hell to pie!"
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,554
Posted By Faceplant
Bluhduh WILL YOU PLEASE STOP WORKING AND GET THIS DAMN...

WILL YOU PLEASE STOP WORKING AND GET THIS DAMN REPORT FINISHED:ddog
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,554
Posted By Faceplant
Bump! Where are you?

Bump!

Where are you?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,554
Posted By Faceplant
..."and others carried dark umbrellas in...

..."and others carried dark umbrellas in resignation, anticipation and preparation for precipitation".

WTF...stick to the pichas man!
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 692,158
Posted By Faceplant
Bump

Bump
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-12-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By Faceplant
Sure he does, he might want to buy a bike and...

Sure he does, he might want to buy a bike and come ride with us!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By Faceplant
Found something else interesting. If the...

Found something else interesting. If the sidelight/parking light in the headlight does not work then it lights up the rear stop lamp bulb permanently. That had me puzzled till I noticed the small...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By Faceplant
Apparently not with years worth of gunk gluing it...

Apparently not with years worth of gunk gluing it together. anyway, all good experience
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By Faceplant
Well I've been through the carb again, did the...

Well I've been through the carb again, did the drill out of the two holes to 3mm...(close enough to your medieval ,025) :D
Also chucked all the emission crap off the top of the carb. Now I'm not too...
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