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Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Ouch :huh Don't mention it :deal ...

Ouch :huh



Don't mention it :deal

I didn't mean the whole bike - just the top of the engine; head, valves and cam :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 02:23 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Forgotten The owners are not happy with the...

Forgotten

The owners are not happy with the Husky out of the box or with mods ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
1. I'm not a mechanic, but I can't see why a...

1.
I'm not a mechanic, but I can't see why a two spark head and harness wouldn't work with a single spark motor. Why would any of the mechanicle stuff be any different ?

2.
I'm confused - do you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Yah, I might down the road..... Rebuilding...

Yah, I might down the road.....

Rebuilding cockpit and lighting situation first

Rebuild of tailend with integrated storage and quick connect luggage racks/ crashbars with integrated handle to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Finally got around to fix my airbox crank vent...

Finally got around to fix my airbox crank vent leak while I was waiting for new bolts and rubber grommets from BMW (arrived 6 days after ordering)

A set of new bolts and grommets were NOK 88,-...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:43 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Will just solder in the wires and add a push...

Will just solder in the wires and add a push button to the dash or handlebars- Will wrap the remote in plastic and zip tie it somewhere. Battery lasts a good while so no worries.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Running a bicycle computer is illegal here in ...

Running a bicycle computer is illegal here in Norway at least. Has to be a permanently backlit unit. MOst bicycle computers only light up for 5 secs or so and only after you push a button. No good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Thanks - that looks like a simple enough job....

Thanks - that looks like a simple enough job. I've found a local place that sells the exact same remote I already have so looks like this is the way to go.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:14 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
:tb:tb:tb:tb Sorry Dansin - your's great, but...

:tb:tb:tb:tb
Sorry Dansin - your's great, but Wiz' are just alu porn on a stick !
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I was looking at that as well, but figured the...

I was looking at that as well, but figured the overflow would be at the tank lid somewhere since it only starts to overflow on the side stand, with full tank in the sun (and I only fill it on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
That's my plan too and it's why I need a new...

That's my plan too and it's why I need a new place for the V regulator. I've never had it act funny in the original mounting spot behind the engine either, so it's mainly because I need the room I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I've scratched my head over the location of the...

I've scratched my head over the location of the drain tube as well.... so no idea what the ful overflow hose is ?

My opener is working just fine - I just need an additional one to carry on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Anyone know the lenght and partnumber for the...

Anyone know the lenght and partnumber for the fuel tank overflow hose ?
I've been looking at fische after fische and aren't able to find the hose on any of them. Part number and link to fische'd be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:23 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Funny So have I done, but it's a hassle when...

Funny

So have I done, but it's a hassle when the bag turns around in my pocket and the button is not facing out or it's raining and my 3-finger Aerostich goretex gloves are so slippery and awkward...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:14 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
You're still running the stock battery ? After 14...

You're still running the stock battery ? After 14 years ? Good job :clap - where do we send the diploma ? :D

Think you'll be pleasantly surpised at how the bike will crank with the new battery...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:03 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
As many will attest to - most things TT are .....

As many will attest to - most things TT are .....
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Fun to see a slightly different look ...

Fun to see a slightly different look http://emojipedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/107-thumbs-up-sign.png
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:19 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Anyone know of a good waterproof garage door...

Anyone know of a good waterproof garage door remote ? Preferably to mount on the bike ?

I've fond these, but not sure if they'll work with our system (community garage complex so I can't add...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 12:34 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I had really bad pulsing for years on my old...

I had really bad pulsing for years on my old disc, but I noticed that when I installed the front wheel correctly (compress the suspension a few times with the front brake held in before tightening...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 01:57 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Same thing happened to me, sort of. While I was...

Same thing happened to me, sort of. While I was riding around Australia 10 years ago (!).....time fuckin' flies...... anywho... the bike became sort of spagetti-ish to ride and I found that the bolt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
COuldn't you just use a Pegaso sprocket carrier...

COuldn't you just use a Pegaso sprocket carrier (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/breaking-1990s-Aprilia-650-Pegaso-many-parts-/171713252453?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item27fae84c65) and cush rubbers...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Thanks. Afraid it's a case of prettt from a far,...

Thanks. Afraid it's a case of prettt from a far, but far from pretty..... eventhough it's better looking now that I've donned it with white plastic only.

New headlight and dash is planned for this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Ummm.....I wouldn't know - I bought a BMW rear...

Ummm.....I wouldn't know - I bought a BMW rear wheel off eBay.

Bought two Aprilia front wheels though - the first one was just to far gone and I fucked up and forgot to mask it (thought the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 03:28 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I'm running an older (1997) Aprilia Pegaso 19"...

I'm running an older (1997) Aprilia Pegaso 19" front wheel. The Pegaso was the sister bike of the Funduro and the front wheels are identical as far as I know (hub and rim are made by different sub...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I have a gel one from Biltema. Pretty much the...

I have a gel one from Biltema. Pretty much the same size as the stock, but it's a hell of a lot more potent. Think I bought it in 2009 and it's not letme down once and still going strong.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 03:50 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
If it's laid on the right side with the wheels...

If it's laid on the right side with the wheels higher than the airbow I assume oil will drain trought to crank vent to the airbox
And as mentioned battery acid
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
'bout 3 klicks east of my appartement....trying...

'bout 3 klicks east of my appartement....trying to think how long it's been since I've been to one and I believe it was in Feb. 2010 (I'd just bought a new pickup truck about 100kms from my house and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
You're probably right. I'm not familiar with...

You're probably right. I'm not familiar with local law around Europe. Luckily we've not had any ridiculous cases accepted by the courts yet to set precedence, so people don't go around suing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 01:12 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
As far as I recall they tested both BMW R1200GS...

As far as I recall they tested both BMW R1200GS and KTM 950 and chose to go with KTM.

KTM promised them 950's, but when they were informed of the entire and detailed route they pulled their offer...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 01:06 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
That's in NOK from back then converted to USD by...

That's in NOK from back then converted to USD by todays exchange rate, which is pretty much the same as it was.
A new 1200GSA is listed at NOK 218.400 (USD 28.390) before options this year (new...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Do you think they would've been able to sell any...

Do you think they would've been able to sell any if it had the price tag to go along with top notch suspension ? I think paid $15.600,- in 2002. Guessing I would've had to pay $17.600 with posher...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 01:16 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I resemble that remark :D ...

I resemble that remark :D

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v423/7homas/Moto/Sunday%20trip/smallBilde0221mbCropped.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 02:52 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Back from va-ca :D Quite a bit to catch up on...

Back from va-ca :D
Quite a bit to catch up on so will take a few days/ weeks


Haven't tried mounting them yet. As soon as winter lets up and the temperature in the garage is acceptable I'll have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Have some faith in our swedish brother already...

Have some faith in our swedish brother already ......planning for faulty wiring :D

PS
Leaving for holiday in 15 minutes (literally), but will be back mid January. Might have web connection at...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Hehe :D Makes them a bitch to manually spoon...

Hehe :D

Makes them a bitch to manually spoon on in the bush, especially in colder weather, but it's well worth the extra effort :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 12:34 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
I meant that my home made luggage rack is boltet...

I meant that my home made luggage rack is boltet down and will stay on the rear subframe long after the subframe and bike go their separate ways :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:17 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Oops..... :shog

Oops..... :shog
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
That does look good, but the thing with...

That does look good, but the thing with reinforcing is that you always move the weakest point somewhere else..... what happens to the top mount of the engine with all the forces
from the bash plate...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
The BMW crashbars over the stock "bashplate"...

The BMW crashbars over the stock "bashplate" don't make things any easier....angle grinder.....

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v423/7homas/Moto/Mekking/Bilde045s.jpg ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:45 PM
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Posted By Gravel Seeker
Using the existing tabs on the subframe/ side...

Using the existing tabs on the subframe/ side stand mount rigging is a vaste of time and money as the tabs will bend. turning the screws (including the forward one) to twist into S-shaped threaded...
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