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Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 06:28 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Poppy, Thanks mate, I will too when I'll...

Poppy,

Thanks mate, I will too when I'll finally assemble them. Will have to too, need to drill the couplers in them still.



Crypto,

Thanks, will let you know. And, eventually all...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 55,364
Posted By BuRPsa
Seany, they do actually - I still remember being...

Seany, they do actually - I still remember being delighted when I found out they were translucent rather than coloured. Then, when I opened the box and found 2 virgins.... hell, gave me wood sortof,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 351
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Posted By BuRPsa
Ride, your post is freakishly timeous :D ,...

Ride, your post is freakishly timeous :D , thanks!
That is a top-idle screw setup I see there?? If I can't have a remote cable thing then this will have to do, plus a closing-off plug for the screw...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 55,364
Posted By BuRPsa
Gents, pls help if you can. For my TM40 I need...

Gents, pls help if you can.
For my TM40 I need a cable-operated idle-screw, obviously to replace the normal longish screw which is standard. To be overly clear, this is the screw which lifts/lowers...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20,598
Views: 2,371,646
Posted By BuRPsa
Funny you ask that! I recently bought a Nissan...

Funny you ask that! I recently bought a Nissan NV200 because it's the biggest inside, bigger than a VW Caddy for sure (No idea what you guys got there?). The CRF230F just fits in, but forget about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 02:31 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Maybe worth mentioning it, best is to buy a...

Maybe worth mentioning it, best is to buy a Falicon rod from XRsOnly, as only this way you'll get the washers, bearings etc needed - apparently not when you buy the rod (and you'll get only the rod!)...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
LOL, and then I (actually my servant) blew a damn...

LOL, and then I (actually my servant) blew a damn costly battery whilst cleaning the house, he shorted it into oblivia :lol3
I've since bought a small 'normal' sealed LeadAcid and will use this,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Ask Flyguy (I think?), but to me this looks A1OK...

Ask Flyguy (I think?), but to me this looks A1OK welding, the guy didn't have a hangover by the looks of it.
Oh well, maybe he did, but then he's even better :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Yo ALL, I bet this will be my last post here...

Yo ALL,

I bet this will be my last post here this year, so - Have A Super Silly Season to All!
Will peek in here again on the other end, and if you're going to light up some dynamite then don't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Jules, Good news, the autodecomp will cause...

Jules,

Good news, the autodecomp will cause a lower compression reading than what it actually has. The correct procedure to measure oao is in the Workshop Manual - which you have, or must have?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 04:44 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Just want to point out that the quantity of oil...

Just want to point out that the quantity of oil bypassing the piston to the combustion chamber (ie being burned) is bigger with a real synthetic oil than with a mineral oil. The reason for this is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Fox, you run a working thermostat? By the...

Fox,

you run a working thermostat?
By the sounds of it you don't, too cool-running an engine causes carbon deposits first of all, and secondly it uses more oil because the play between cylinder &...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 01:03 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Yip, it'll run downhill - but needs quite some...

Yip, it'll run downhill - but needs quite some space to come to a stop, no front brake. Deadsilent too - oh wait, more dead than silent :D
I wish the same, would like to ride it again. But patience...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 02:46 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
YES I did, and THANK YOU for your help in this!!!...

YES I did, and THANK YOU for your help in this!!!
Sterling stuff too, and, being double rows I no longer need a fan - for which there's no space in any case - so the electrics are also a bit less....
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 12:48 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
You think so Seany? Wait until some boobs come...

You think so Seany? Wait until some boobs come out, this thread will turn to somewhat different ride reports..... but then again, I vaguely remember you being fond of wood, so all will be darn well...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 02:49 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Yip, like ZXR said also, and now you can see even...

Yip, like ZXR said also, and now you can see even Honda thinks this lil' hole has got to be there! The XRsO-one did not have it, so just drill one.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 166,484
Posted By BuRPsa
Yip, use ONLY automotive wire - which is fine...

Yip, use ONLY automotive wire - which is fine multi stranded copper insulated with PVC. Your friendly sparesshops will sell it (Papendorp or Brezan for instance), or find an auto electrician who can...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 06:11 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
A small (3mm) hole needs to be drilled into the...

A small (3mm) hole needs to be drilled into the rim (outer part) of the thermostat. This will allow air to bleed itself out of the system when you fill it, and also it allows a small bypass-flow past...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 05:17 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
LOL, I know orange is not your fave colour, but...

LOL, I know orange is not your fave colour, but cruisers they aren't. Mind, that front tyre came off one for sure, or it was a dragster's, slick as shite.
Would appreciate some pics of the new spot,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 11:31 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Stop farking posting past me...... or I'll roost...

Stop farking posting past me...... or I'll roost you next year!
:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 11:30 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
:lol3 LOLOL, love the Porra humour :rofl Easy...

:lol3
LOLOL, love the Porra humour :rofl
Easy to solve though: get XRsOnly thermostat - different brand (no history of failing like the OEM has), and it opens some 2degC earlier (gives you a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 06:13 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Yip, by the sounds of it you'll need different...

Yip, by the sounds of it you'll need different spokes, I actually thought you might. You're offsetting (off-middle) quite a bit, and it may be that your wider rim also has the spoke-holes offset more...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,362
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Posted By BuRPsa
LOL Ist, nice writeup indeed! :rofl ...

LOL Ist, nice writeup indeed! :rofl


Dutsman, surf to vintageconnectors.com and find all you are after, need and will buy :wink:
And, in case you think that was a spelling mistake - denk weer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 01:12 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 04:45 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Thank you OBD, you clearly do have a healty brain...

Thank you OBD, you clearly do have a healty brain LOL
Piney, 180 deg's gave you 0.5mm? Then you'll have to turn them a lot more next time, but to get to 7mm offset I'd do it in phases in any case.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 05:21 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
No spacers. No tyres on either, all off - and...

No spacers.
No tyres on either, all off - and lube the nipple heads from the rim-side so they will turn nicely.
Mount in truing stand and find a way how you're going to measure the offset youre...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 05:50 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Grom, where's that - the colour of the water,...

Grom, where's that - the colour of the water, maybe in NZ / North island perhaps? Stunning in any case!
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Seeing that we pack a good lot of dirty guys...

Seeing that we pack a good lot of dirty guys here, hence knowledge - who knows about a plastic bike which has the coolant expansion tank under the RIGHT-side panel?
I need that tank, that's why!...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Progress - got the radiators!!!!! Also the...

Progress - got the radiators!!!!!
Also the lasercut parts - some to-be modded engine mounts - which will allow me to make the lower tank supports.
This weekend will see a mockup of all this after...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 12:33 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Basically both of you are saying that all these...

Basically both of you are saying that all these peeing-woes could be avoided - correct indeed, use an in-line filter between fueltap & carb.
Get one, but still keep the tank clean.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 06:41 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Johann, take carb off, clean it (again, and...

Johann,

take carb off, clean it (again, and use compressed air) and set floatlevel to 19mm (? - 1mm more than std).
Set airscrew to 1.5 full turn out (about right).
Turn up the slide-screw a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 01:17 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
20W50 is an old spec multigrade, you give away...

20W50 is an old spec multigrade, you give away your age here :D
10W50 is a rather wide multigrade hence is doped, and this you don't want as it'll shear to water easily.
The '50' is not that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 02:13 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
Slowcheetah, you seem not too far off...

Slowcheetah,

you seem not too far off another pigmate here, Crypto in Utah - at least if Google is correct in saying that Icebox is Frazer(?). He's a helpful dude, might come in handy.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 03:34 AM
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Posted By BuRPsa
WorkHard, Welcome. My first thought is the...

WorkHard,

Welcome.
My first thought is the clutch bushing, but who knows what else might be it. Bike's 11 used years old hence will need some attention, hope for you it ain't a full strip.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Thanks Digga, but I will mount the tank plus some...

Thanks Digga, but I will mount the tank plus some other stuff under the RH sidepanel - hence my quest to find a suitable tank.
Crypto, so I'm not the only one who dunno any right-carrying bike. Will...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Yo Digga, Yip, you're useless allright :rofl...

Yo Digga,

Yip, you're useless allright :rofl
Luckily Glenn helped me a stack, got rads ordered (slightly modded, they will fit) now thanks to his help & PWR's. You Ozzis seem to be a good bunch,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Nope, you leave the idle system well alone, in...

Nope, you leave the idle system well alone, in fact I'd revert to the 68S again.
You need to change the main, obviously, as anything above ~1/8 throttle is fed by this jet. Run rich? Smaller main,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Right... then open it up again, for 2 reasons: ...

Right... then open it up again, for 2 reasons:
- if 19mm is the recommended setting 20mm is the size to reduce the fuellevel by 1mm, not 18
- if you screw her back up use some coppaslip/anti-seize...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
It is good that someone (else :) mentions this...

It is good that someone (else :) mentions this here. We folks in the sticks (= rest of world) pay through our collective noses for couriering us the parts/parcels - which arrive here 21 days later....
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20,598
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Posted By BuRPsa
Shibby, I know, and I also agree with that....

Shibby,

I know, and I also agree with that. Doing it this "established" way is approaching it from the bottom up, and I've always had sweet running engines. LB clealry ascribes to 'top down' which...
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