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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 02:06 AM
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Posted By Thumper Dan
How many Km's does the blue beast have?

How many Km's does the blue beast have?
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Here is the main thread link........they do look...

Here is the main thread link........they do look pretty good! http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=948701&highlight=Dr650&page=65


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Where oh where do u get them for $10c0...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
thanks for the feedback! Here is a pic pf...

thanks for the feedback!

Here is a pic pf my Mitas E07 (next to a T63 with 6,000km on it) and yes they're a great tyre but the centre wear strip really annoys me because if it wasn't there, I'd...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
I've been looking cyclops LED bulb replacement! ...

I've been looking cyclops LED bulb replacement! Seems like some good reviews! Pls note, the I was looking isn't dot approved but would still use it on the road. Make it doesn't blind oncoming...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Rear cheap tyre

Can anyone recommend rear cheap road orientated tyre for the DR. I only need for commute etc and the put knob on when bush bashing! :D:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By Thumper Dan
I think its a good idea, especially if one does a...

I think its a good idea, especially if one does a lot of 'off the beaten track' riding. You can always carry the orginal as a spare anyway.

May get some myself. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,982
Posted By Thumper Dan
Kool! But the lockable side of thing means its...

Kool! But the lockable side of thing means its only locked into the lifeproof case?? Someone could still remove it from the ram mount and leave with the ipad mini? Hmmm. :ear

But yes, I'll be...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
I think you hit the head on the nail. If it...

I think you hit the head on the nail. If it starts without choke in the Canberra cold; yes, its running too rich. Why is it though? :huh

Sorry, I don't have a BST standard carb but check and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 55,034
Posted By Thumper Dan
Great Ride Report there Robert. Riding through...

Great Ride Report there Robert. Riding through the hot straight roads is better than being in the office...............trust me. You need to get through some of the bad bits to get to the great...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 98,541
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Posted By Thumper Dan
So what happens and DR650's gets this many km's...

So what happens and DR650's gets this many km's on them? Do we part them out find a newer motor OR rebuild the motor. Surely rebuilding is a big possibility? Maybe they're too far gone to rebuild?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By Thumper Dan
This is what I had to do to my dr650 with TM40...

This is what I had to do to my dr650 with TM40 pumper in it.

I walked my through a creek which came up to about the sump height (not very high considering the height of the airbox) and kept...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,982
Posted By Thumper Dan
I'm going through the process of setting up an...

I'm going through the process of setting up an Ipad mounted on my bike. I'm not sure if I'll leave it in my tank bag or do the other option with Rams mounts etc further down the track.

Here in...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 2,493,982
Posted By Thumper Dan
overboard duffle

http://www.over-board.com.au/adventure-duffel-bag-90ltr-black.html

<a href="http://imgur.com/ZHp7fxM"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/ZHp7fxM.jpg?1" title="Hosted by imgur.com" /></a>

I have two,...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6,324
Views: 2,493,982
Posted By Thumper Dan
+1 on Exped and is great for thermal qualitiies...

+1 on Exped and is great for thermal qualitiies as it can go straight onto cold ground. :D
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Thanks Chilli for your offer, but I may just go...

Thanks Chilli for your offer, but I may just go with ER70 idea. I don't know why I didn't think of this before. :norton

I currently have this huge ring spanner which must be about 16 or so inches...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
I'm looking at downsizing my tool kit and need to...

I'm looking at downsizing my tool kit and need to go back to the original axle spanners, but I'm missing the extender that goes on the end of them, so the nuts can be tighten/untightened.

Anyone...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Hi 0405canvet So since you sold your DR do...

Hi 0405canvet

So since you sold your DR do you still own one? Just curious. :deal
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
I just reversed my front d606 and as Canvet was...

I just reversed my front d606 and as Canvet was saying, you have to get to them a early; I left my late and had 10,000ish km's on it with noticeable wearing. I did the reverse and its quite noisy...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
B1 has a couple of different gps tracks for that...

B1 has a couple of different gps tracks for that particular area, which you can view online at ansaustraliatrail.com.au.

He didn't seem to mention anything about private land etc, where some of...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
anyhow, here is some good youtube watching from...

anyhow, here is some good youtube watching from B1. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=894273

the third vid down is, I believe, rocky river & upper rocky river road. B1 has the gps co...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Sorry dude, but I'm out too for this weekend...

Sorry dude, but I'm out too for this weekend :huh; but can do something the following weekend. Don't worry, I'm hanging out to to go for a ride as well :deal

Where is rocky river, its the road...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
some pics

Hi fellas,

Here's a couple of pics of the bikes.

Just before heading for the scrub

<a href="http://imgur.com/gYYh2A8"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/gYYh2A8.jpg?1" title="Hosted by...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Made it home just on dark. I think it was the...

Made it home just on dark. I think it was the quickest trip home on Cawongala Rd ever; but fun. :D
Forum: Australia 04-23-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Hey, may join in: 9.30amish - 10ish at the...

Hey, may join in: 9.30amish - 10ish at the sandilands st servo Mallanganee.

I may have post Anzac celebrations though. :freaky

I'll text you J if I cannot make it. :lol3
Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Unless there is something happening behind the...

Unless there is something happening behind the clutch basket itself. I've read there is washer which can cause drag but not sure if it will rattle. Surely the problem will reveal itself eventually,...
Forum: Australia 04-20-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Mitas E07 - llegal tread

<a href="http://imgur.com/7VXjUoI"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/7VXjUoI.jpg?1" title="Hosted by imgur.com" /></a> (pic copied from the net)

I would like to know how far I can wear the E07's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By Thumper Dan
When I went to a Dunlop 606 and the bike was...

When I went to a Dunlop 606 and the bike was still new, it got that wobble thing happening but only at a certain speed, which was around 110km. I took it to the dealer and they sort of agreed but...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
I've read you can 'hair nets' to put over stock...

I've read you can 'hair nets' to put over stock filter which and then toss out when dusty/dirty and throw on a new one. :clap
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Gordo is legend of the week - :freaky:bubba

Gordo is legend of the week - :freaky:bubba
Forum: Australia 04-05-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Iphone

I know this is off topic and may get a butt kickin' :ddog but has anyone tried the Hema maps on the iphone?

Went camping out on the DR and could have used some quick GPS assistance (the papeer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By Thumper Dan
Yes, Jay did have a similiar problem and he...

Yes, Jay did have a similiar problem and he though it was electrical. After all his efforts chasing this fault, it ended up being the MAIN fuel filter(s) and they were water damaged. The bike was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By Thumper Dan
try these guys out for headset video and there is...

try these guys out for headset video and there is a swingarm bearing one but I have wathced that one yet. :deal

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/_Ozfh93CvBs"...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,898,936
Posted By Thumper Dan
Riding on the North Coast

Here is some footage from a trip on the weekend with another inmate....TRBaron. Unfortunatley there isn't any sound as Mr Baron didn't have the mic plugged in but you get the general idea of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 676,024
Posted By Thumper Dan
Me and another inmate out riding down in Oz. ...

Me and another inmate out riding down in Oz. Sorry, mate didn't have his sound turned on and he is still experimenting with GoPro.


<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Yes, good day out, although whilst looking up at...

Yes, good day out, although whilst looking up at some of those hill climbs, gets the old heart going faster; and not knowing what else is to come.

I was trepidacious about the creek crossing...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Here's some youtube channels: ...

Here's some youtube channels:


https://www.youtube.com/user/Motoriley/videos

https://www.youtube.com/user/BikerBitsAUS/videos

ride reports: (first two slightly DR650 biased :D ).
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 98,541
Views: 18,777,113
Posted By Thumper Dan
Safari tank bolt stuck/snapped

<a href="http://imgur.com/qNRekzL"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/qNRekzL.jpg?1" title="Hosted by imgur.com" /></a>

I snapped the bold off on the front left hand side of the Safari tank. There is...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Okay, Ulmarra it is! Still the same...

Okay, Ulmarra it is! Still the same time.........and any particular landmark/place? :1drink

Too bad Dave.........next time. :D

:freaky
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
Okay then, how about this Sunday? :D I can...

Okay then, how about this Sunday? :D

I can meet you in Grafton say between 9.30am to10am..ish, then take it from there.

You can nominate a meeting place (I don't have a gps though) but I do...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,636
Posted By Thumper Dan
I'd love to go, however I'm busy this Saturday;...

I'd love to go, however I'm busy this Saturday; so not sure what days/dates you have in mind??

I don't mind the ride to Grafton and haven't explored the area that you've mentioned.

Anyway,...
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