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Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Falcon Rust
2015 WR450F Rally

My apologies if this video has been shared already.

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Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 217,412
Posted By Falcon Rust
So any news for Australia?

is it going to make it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,828
Posted By Falcon Rust
So.

So, is Yamaha going to make this the next update?
And reduce the weight to 170 Kgs?

One can only hope.

FR
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
Hi, not yet, I was hoping someone had any...

Hi, not yet, I was hoping someone had any experience with this mod. The issue is the AU$1500 the mechanic has quoted.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
Dumb question.

talked to a mechanic a couple of weeks ago and he suggested that changing the piston, could really improve the vibrations and relax the engine. as anyone done that?
Forum: Australia 06-16-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Falcon Rust
thanks Guy.

thought you were away.

i'll call you later. Sage manages to start it with a kick, but i am convinced there's something going on. can't be this hard.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Falcon Rust
HELP! 640 Adventure.

Hi.
i need someone with some knowledge to help me figure out why it's so hard to start my 640 Adventure.
i have charged the battery, pulled the decompressor lever and the engine struggles to turn....
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
Complete useless mechanic

Hi,
A few days ago I was asking about my front axle not going back in. Today I need to ask about the front right disc (sitting on bike), rubbing the caliper mount. All spacers are in, brake pads are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
i am in Brisbane, Australia.

it's pretty hot here.
so not sure if that would be the case?
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
Kickstart.

Hi, on my 2006 i've noticed the kickstart is getting stiff and not as easy to kickstart, also, at times, it get stuck at the bottom of the stroke?

anyone had a similar problem?

thanks,
FR
Forum: Australia 01-18-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
Success !!!!!!

Thanks to Poppy and Young Gun for your help. All it needed was a file and patience. I lack both.

Thanks again,
FR
Forum: Australia 01-18-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
Upper Coomera My number is 0421 964 738

Upper Coomera
My number is 0421 964 738
Forum: Australia 01-18-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
No success so fa.

Haven't had any luck.

And it's the larger end that doesn't go in into the bottom right fork.
If anyone is around here I am happy to buy you some beer.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
Kev, i did that, it's still quite hard to push...

Kev,
i did that, it's still quite hard to push it in, i had to try using a hammer and a piece of wood, it's not moving much. really stiff. with the screwdriver it when in but it requires to be...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
Hi, the axle slides in the wheel but won't go...

Hi,
the axle slides in the wheel but won't go into the bottom of the fork. the bigger part of the axle won't fit into the bottom clamp of the right fork. as if the fork clamp has shrunk or closed...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
rim and wheel. but the axle slides fine in the...

rim and wheel. but the axle slides fine in the wheel. it's the clamp that seems to have gone tighter.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Falcon Rust
HELP! 640 adventure front axle.

Hi,
anyone in the Coomera area, that could help me with my bike. I have bought a new rim and upon reinstalling it, the front axle has decided not to go back in. Yes, the forks are straight, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,033,707
Posted By Falcon Rust
No Beak.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/25812651@N06/8201497595/" title="BMW R1200GS 2013 by tunaparade, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8205/8201497595_312d587d58_z.jpg" width="600"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,230
Posted By Falcon Rust
Thanks gunner

Definitely not light loading. But yeas light offloading, since I am not a great offload rider. But it comes down to cost. I always liked the 640,but some friends of friends said they had bad...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,071,230
Posted By Falcon Rust
Question:

hi,
just a quick question. does anyone think is a good idea to get an 640 adventure now? a friend of mine says his mate has one,but had to rebuild the engine twice. should i not consider one, better...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 683,548
Posted By Falcon Rust
A tr1200...

Would be called Mondo - Italian for world.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 683,548
Posted By Falcon Rust
a bit rough

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/25812651@N06/8121902516/" title="TR650 Tank by tunaparade, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8185/8121902516_26d5081d28_b.jpg" width="641"...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 683,548
Posted By Falcon Rust
Ha!

Can i have a full time job first?
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 683,548
Posted By Falcon Rust
Added a tall screen

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/25812651@N06/8099225078/" title="Tall Screen by tunaparade, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8183/8099225078_2176cd396c_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 683,548
Posted By Falcon Rust
Hey That's my photoshopped version!

i did add the f800GS bashplate, TT handguards and made a bigger tank, tallerish screen and the panniers of course.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 683,548
Posted By Falcon Rust
Contacted the Australian HQ

Here's their answer:


Thank you for your email and your interest in our products and the TR 650 Terra.
At this stage we expect the TR 650 Terra to arrive in Australia December/January.

We...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
cool.

just saw an '04 and has a staintune, steering stabilizer and few other bits. $7,600 Australian too much?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,905,021
Posted By Falcon Rust
Which year 640.

HI just looking at second hand, and from which year do you suggest buying second hand?

cheers,
FR
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 308,593
Posted By Falcon Rust
Hi, that's for the info, but is 1978 or 1980 R80...

Hi, that's for the info, but is 1978 or 1980 R80 a good start? I'd prefer spoke wheels. If you could give me a list that be good,

Thanks,
fR
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
Let's catch up.

I'll be back in two months. I am in Brisbane for work.
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
Nope

No, sorry, I don't know anyone. Are you in Melbourne?

FR
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
Thanks

Well, if anyone could point me in the right direction. There's also a basic - 2 valve version from Melbourne. It seems so hard. Maybe I need someone of you to help me.

Cheers,
FR
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 308,593
Posted By Falcon Rust
Starting.

Hi,
if you wanted to to start with a bike which would be the best model?
I've read the DR650 forks are good, but do you need to modify the rear?
Can you have an 18" rear without extending the...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
Found this:

too pricey but it's something:
...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
Thanks guys.

Thanks for the encouragement. It's true about the relationship and it would be easier to learn. It's definitely a commitment.
This would be the only bike, I can't afford more than one, so it would...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
Good point. I have no much knowledge. So that...

Good point. I have no much knowledge. So that means it's a waste of time even considering it?
But I'd like to learn about it.

FR
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,988
Posted By Falcon Rust
A noob question: is it still worth buying an old R80gs?

Hi,
I have been looking on the Internet for a while for a r80gs. The bike is in great shape for its age, but I am now wondering if the charm of an old bike is stronger than getting a newer bike?...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By Falcon Rust
A carton of beer.

Hi.
i need to learn to fix/repair/maintain my DR650. i am looking for a teacher, that will give me as much knowledge to carry all the work i could and will encounter on long rides.
I am pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 18,057
Views: 1,930,253
Posted By Falcon Rust
Question.

Hi,
i am currently looking at upgrading my bike. one question i have is if anyone uses Rotopax, instead of buying the expensive tanks? would it be possible to just add one 2 gallons on each side of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,955
Posted By Falcon Rust
TR650 Adventure.

I did this mock up, not super skilled in photoshop yet

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/25812651@N06/7582785332/" title="TR650 Adventure by tunaparade, on Flickr"><img...
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