ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: kezzajohnson
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
airflow

Talking of airflow and surface area on the filter element, it is interesting to note that when snorkelled or de-snorkelled only, that I would get a high concentration of dust on the filter element...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
secondary

Also if the hose is kinked/crimped it could also be restricting the breathing.

http://i.imgur.com/bKW0BM6l.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Seems very prevelant and I think Suzuki may have...

Seems very prevelant and I think Suzuki may have had a dodgy supplier for the pickup coil.
I Just helped out a round Oz traveller fellow who was in one of the most isolated parts of Australia (get...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,869
Posted By kezzajohnson
Thanks for that Ride Freak. I agree totally. So...

Thanks for that Ride Freak. I agree totally. So far many fuss free and never look back miles with my FCR MX. Loving it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Nice. I like it. Especially where you have the...

Nice. I like it. Especially where you have the key. Mine is still in original spot and it is getting harder to get to. Don't really want to lose the steering lock but considering I never use it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
mods

Bloody hell. That's a fair ol' pile of mods in those boxes. Look forwards to seeing the end result.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
That's why Cogent advise to take a measurement...

That's why Cogent advise to take a measurement from the top of the spring spacer once installed on both sides to make sure that they are seated properly and evenly both sides.
Forum: Australia 06-27-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
Mate. If it's DR, then it's appropriate. ...

Mate. If it's DR, then it's appropriate.

Curious but what happened to the missing one ? Bad Pre-delivery ? They don't (Can't) just fall off.
Forum: Australia 06-27-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
I have the 21 litre Acerbis and personally I...

I have the 21 litre Acerbis and personally I think it is the most suitable size for the DR. I can get 420-450kms to bone dry and if I need more range than that, I always have a rotopax 3.5 litre fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
DDCs

Cogent's have here:

http://www.motocd.com/mc/index.php/installation-instructions/102-ddc-install-photos

Rather than buying their special tool for lowering them into the forks (you do have to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Hose

Hi Heidi. The one on top is the vaccum port for the carby to draw fuel through from the stock petcock. This is eliminated with a raptor or any non OEM petcock. The OEM petcock is vaccum operated when...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
anti seize

Couldn't find locally either that wasn't outrageously priced or too large a quantity but may not have been looking in the right places.

Plenty available on ebay. I got some of this.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Hardly OEM but..

I have always had trouble with the levers too close to the end of handguards. First I cut the balls of the end but I didn't like the sharp end on the levers.

Eventually went to these, with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 34,495
Posted By kezzajohnson
Excellent tutorial eakins: here's the page...

Excellent tutorial eakins:

here's the page from the manual for quicker reference.

Rear wheel

http://i.imgur.com/qgY55kCl.jpg

Front wheel
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,873
Posted By kezzajohnson
rewind

When you buy one, you have to contact trailtech who will give you the secret code/sequence to update the odometre from 0 to whatever your current reading is. This doesn't come with the instructions...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 465,418
Posted By kezzajohnson
No competition... The DR would win hands down......

No competition... The DR would win hands down... on the ground.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,873
Posted By kezzajohnson
Crooks.

Yes they do and hence why you can't really trust anyone instead making a judgment based on the fair wear and tear of the machine itself given its age.

Even though I plan on never selling my DR,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,873
Posted By kezzajohnson
OEM vs Vapor

You also have to trust that the OEM speedo is the original and even then, they can be wound back if you know what you are doing.
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 13,930
Posted By kezzajohnson
Adv

Not a very good photo but.

The infamous ADV8 (the one who got you the Nova Billet 3rd gear set) on a ride with myself and some mates from Darwin to JimJim falls in Kakadu National Park. That's his...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,873
Posted By kezzajohnson
vapor

A vapor also has other features that some of us want like engine temp, tacho, extra trip meters etc. You can set the vapor up with the current odometre reading when changing over from stock speedo to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Yes, sorry, did misinterpret what you were...

Yes, sorry, did misinterpret what you were saying. Lets look at my reply as adding to what you said.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Neither the forks or rear shock are any more...

Neither the forks or rear shock are any more adjustable with the gold valve and DDCs than stock. Stock forks with DDC's need a certain amount of disassemble to alter preload spacers, shim stacks in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
UPDATE: Now available in Australia through...

UPDATE:

Now available in Australia through Vince Strang. Good news for us Downunder.

http://i.imgur.com/PaCfsMel.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-19-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
pickup coil

good to see...

Vince Strang is on to it.

http://i.imgur.com/PaCfsMel.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Pulsar coil

In anticipation of mine going, I ordered 2 from the states.

Have just sent one to a stranded traveller from Melbourne who is stuck in Borooloola in Northern Territory to help him out. He chimed in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
I seldom ride in to the middle of nowhere on my...

I seldom ride in to the middle of nowhere on my own. Another bikes sidestand makes a perfect bead breaker. Line it up and tip the bike over on to the sidestand to press down on the bead of the tyre....
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
It's important too that after pressing on the...

It's important too that after pressing on the removeable side plate far enough in order to get the spring clip on, that the removeable side plate is backed out again to sit hard against the spring...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 91,941
Posted By kezzajohnson
What you doing in QLD Croney ?

What you doing in QLD Croney ?
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
services

You can get any bike shop to service your bike and as long as they do it per the schedule, use genuine and/or approved materials/parts (oil/filter) and record in the service book, your warranty stays...
Forum: Australia 06-11-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
Re. Tyres - the front Sirac will go forever but I...

Re. Tyres - the front Sirac will go forever but I got about 9000 km in total from the rear (from memory) before it was what I considered rat-shit (flat in the middle but still just roadworthy). That...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 2,112,952
Posted By kezzajohnson
Welcome

Welcome aboard Nogoodnamesleft. Look forward to hearing about your experiences with the DR. I noticed on the other thread you were looking for road tyres. I have had pretty good experience with the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
slipping

Probably in an effort to stop the front wheel from lurching into the air you are putting too much pressure into your feet and knocking the lever down by mistake...:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
IMHO, There is nothing you can't check or clean...

IMHO, There is nothing you can't check or clean on your chain by leaving it on the bike rather than removing it. I raise the bike and spin the wheel to inspect, clean and lube mine. The master link...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Registration (or licence) label for the State of...

Registration (or licence) label for the State of Queensland Australia. It has the Registration (licence) number and other details like make and model, Vin number, colour, insurance details and expiry...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Registration (or licence) label for the State of...

Registration (or licence) label for the State of Queensland Australia. It has the Registration (licence) number and other details like make and model, Vin number, colour, insurance details and expiry...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Fronts

Have to agree. I once tried a T-63 front and hated it.

The one and only tyre I will ever run on the front now is the Michelin Desert Race. Expensive but absolutely awesome off road, well enough...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Rather than the rubber, I was simply using a zip...

Rather than the rubber, I was simply using a zip tie and a small hole drilled in my sidecover in order to zip tie the sidecover to the pannier rack to keep it away from the muffler. After one...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
My solution after the right sidecover melted on...

My solution after the right sidecover melted on the pipe. Did the left side to match.

http://i.imgur.com/pkp5Cxql.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/WoHbAdDl.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
I thought that the mirror would be able to be...

I thought that the mirror would be able to be adjusted at that point because of a ball type mechanism inside there. Maybe wrong but I thought mine were just stuck from age. Replaced them with the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 111,286
Views: 22,623,398
Posted By kezzajohnson
Good write up and yes many us in the know now...

Good write up and yes many us in the know now carry a spare Pulser coil with us on trips (as I do). I couldn't buy one here in OZ and the pulser coil is only available with the entire magneto...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015