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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #80 on: November 25, 2014, 04:56:42 pm »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
 

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #81 on: November 25, 2014, 05:54:07 pm »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Wil Graag weet watse issues al die manne met Blou op Amagexz ondervind het. Was almal nog Carbs?.

Miskien moet ons n Fread begin. Volgende Jaar is dit definitief WR.

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Raak aan die slaap want die suspensie is so gemaklik  ::)
Al daai sort van dinge
En dan of course al die redes waarom WR en nie Katoom nie.
 

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #82 on: November 25, 2014, 06:05:54 pm »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Wil Graag weet watse issues al die manne met Blou op Amagexz ondervind het. Was almal nog Carbs?.

Miskien moet ons n Fread begin. Volgende Jaar is dit definitief WR.

Petrol verbruik
Electrical issues
Raak aan die slaap want die suspensie is so gemaklik  ::)
Al daai sort van dinge
En dan of course al die redes waarom WR en nie Katoom nie.
Vir die KTM's sal ek se die 6de rat is lekker om te he, hulle sal ook bietjie ligter wees en meer accesories is beskikbaar. Maar as almal darem op oranje is gaan dit boring raak, ek is seker die WR sal baie betroubaar wees
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #83 on: November 25, 2014, 07:13:17 pm »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Wil Graag weet watse issues al die manne met Blou op Amagexz ondervind het. Was almal nog Carbs?.

Miskien moet ons n Fread begin. Volgende Jaar is dit definitief WR.

Petrol verbruik
Electrical issues
Raak aan die slaap want die suspensie is so gemaklik  ::)
Al daai sort van dinge
En dan of course al die redes waarom WR en nie Katoom nie.

I had a lot of issues with my WR, but it was all due to aftermarket modifications: The exhaust was routed too low and came off. Should have been protected by the bash plate but wasn´t. I had a fuel delivery issue from one of the tanks - faulty fuel switch. I also started the race with a burnt clutch. The result was I battled to get up the big dune and ended about 20km later in that sand on Day 2.

The WR is known for its electrical issues but if you have the proper stator and wiring, there should be no issue. I have raced a good 8,000km on mine now, and never once had any carb or engine issues. That engine is a lot tougher tan it KTM EXC counterpart. It weighs in more tan KTM, but is solid and you may remember David Fretigne rode 800km with only 300ml of oil on one stage in the 2009 Dakar after losing the rest in a crash.

I have never heard of a WR engine grenading on any rally in the last 5 yrs.
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #84 on: November 25, 2014, 10:04:37 pm »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Wil Graag weet watse issues al die manne met Blou op Amagexz ondervind het. Was almal nog Carbs?.

Miskien moet ons n Fread begin. Volgende Jaar is dit definitief WR.

Petrol verbruik
Electrical issues
Raak aan die slaap want die suspensie is so gemaklik  ::)
Al daai sort van dinge
En dan of course al die redes waarom WR en nie Katoom nie.

I had a lot of issues with my WR, but it was all due to aftermarket modifications: The exhaust was routed too low and came off. Should have been protected by the bash plate but wasn´t. I had a fuel delivery issue from one of the tanks - faulty fuel switch. I also started the race with a burnt clutch. The result was I battled to get up the big dune and ended about 20km later in that sand on Day 2.

The WR is known for its electrical issues but if you have the proper stator and wiring, there should be no issue. I have raced a good 8,000km on mine now, and never once had any carb or engine issues. That engine is a lot tougher tan it KTM EXC counterpart. It weighs in more tan KTM, but is solid and you may remember David Fretigne rode 800km with only 300ml of oil on one stage in the 2009 Dakar after losing the rest in a crash.

I have never heard of a WR engine grenading on any rally in the last 5 yrs.
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Pitty  i sold mine now
Crab just heavy on fuel .
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #85 on: November 26, 2014, 04:51:50 am »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Wil Graag weet watse issues al die manne met Blou op Amagexz ondervind het. Was almal nog Carbs?.

Miskien moet ons n Fread begin. Volgende Jaar is dit definitief WR.

Petrol verbruik
Electrical issues
Raak aan die slaap want die suspensie is so gemaklik  ::)
Al daai sort van dinge
En dan of course al die redes waarom WR en nie Katoom nie.

I had a lot of issues with my WR, but it was all due to aftermarket modifications: The exhaust was routed too low and came off. Should have been protected by the bash plate but wasn´t. I had a fuel delivery issue from one of the tanks - faulty fuel switch. I also started the race with a burnt clutch. The result was I battled to get up the big dune and ended about 20km later in that sand on Day 2.

The WR is known for its electrical issues but if you have the proper stator and wiring, there should be no issue. I have raced a good 8,000km on mine now, and never once had any carb or engine issues. That engine is a lot tougher tan it KTM EXC counterpart. It weighs in more tan KTM, but is solid and you may remember David Fretigne rode 800km with only 300ml of oil on one stage in the 2009 Dakar after losing the rest in a crash.

I have never heard of a WR engine grenading on any rally in the last 5 yrs.
:thumleft:
Pitty  i sold mine now
Crab just heavy on fuel .

That is the only issue that is bothering me
How mauch fuel did you use day 1 and Day 2 special.
need to order Different tanks.
from what I can see, I can get to Max 25l with Safari combo
 

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #86 on: November 26, 2014, 01:52:47 pm »
25l is enough IMO, just dont wring its neck on the longer stages and dont get too lost.

Day 1 I got to the finish and I gave about 8L of  petrol away, and I lost about 1.5l into the desert wind. True I got a refill, but it turned out I never needed it. My bike carries 30L
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #87 on: November 26, 2014, 05:15:08 pm »
I carried 25L - with the two safari tanks, I never ran out of fuel, and on day one and day four I gave about two litres of fuel to my follow riders.

I did not have any issues with my bike what so ever, no electrics, no fuel pump ;), NONE !!! I ran standard WR450F, without oil cooler or radiator fan. The only things we raplaced on my bike daily, was oil, oil filter and clean air filter, ................. That's it!!! I must say I was very happy with my bike and the way it ran.

I did program the ecu with the standard AUSSIE map, wich you can get of the net easy peasy............. that did make a BIG difference on my fuel consumption I suspect!
 

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #88 on: November 26, 2014, 08:21:36 pm »
Hey Bill, ek sien jy sien die lig nou............. en die lig is blou............... WR blou............... :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Wil Graag weet watse issues al die manne met Blou op Amagexz ondervind het. Was almal nog Carbs?.

Miskien moet ons n Fread begin. Volgende Jaar is dit definitief WR.

Petrol verbruik
Electrical issues
Raak aan die slaap want die suspensie is so gemaklik  ::)
Al daai sort van dinge
En dan of course al die redes waarom WR en nie Katoom nie.

I had a lot of issues with my WR, but it was all due to aftermarket modifications: The exhaust was routed too low and came off. Should have been protected by the bash plate but wasn´t. I had a fuel delivery issue from one of the tanks - faulty fuel switch. I also started the race with a burnt clutch. The result was I battled to get up the big dune and ended about 20km later in that sand on Day 2.

The WR is known for its electrical issues but if you have the proper stator and wiring, there should be no issue. I have raced a good 8,000km on mine now, and never once had any carb or engine issues. That engine is a lot tougher tan it KTM EXC counterpart. It weighs in more tan KTM, but is solid and you may remember David Fretigne rode 800km with only 300ml of oil on one stage in the 2009 Dakar after losing the rest in a crash.

I have never heard of a WR engine grenading on any rally in the last 5 yrs.
:thumleft:
Pitty  i sold mine now
Crab just heavy on fuel .


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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #89 on: November 30, 2014, 04:08:49 pm »
So.... 9 months and 19 days to Ama 2015!? is this definite?
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #90 on: November 30, 2014, 05:50:40 pm »
http://amageza.com/

There is a counter up there, so it looks so.

Now let me just catch one of you buggers working on bikes the day before scrutineering.  :deal:
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #91 on: November 30, 2014, 08:22:53 pm »
And please bring a roadworthy bike to scrutineering on pain of my deepest displeasure. You have a lot of time to wire up brake lights etc.
 

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #92 on: November 30, 2014, 08:26:04 pm »
And please bring a roadworthy bike to scrutineering on pain of my deepest displeasure. You have a lot of time to wire up brake lights etc.


And you have enough time to get the license disk right and have it there.

And as John said above. RW means brake lights are not an option  :deal: :deal:
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #93 on: November 30, 2014, 11:28:25 pm »
So what is the date? The Counter does not really help me....
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #94 on: December 01, 2014, 07:57:12 am »
So what is the date? The Counter does not really help me....

18 September???
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #95 on: December 01, 2014, 08:04:29 am »
So what is the date? The Counter does not really help me....

18 September???

18 August rather.
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #96 on: December 01, 2014, 08:09:32 am »
18 August rather.

That's very early. Much shorter days and much colder morning starts.
 

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #97 on: December 01, 2014, 08:12:26 am »
Dakar was done in January to catch the cooler northern hemisphere weather. Now it is in the Southern Hemisphere.

In Southern Africa middle of the year would be better. Especially if we might be going through Namibia and Botswana.

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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #98 on: December 01, 2014, 08:16:30 am »
So what is the date? The Counter does not really help me....

18 September???

my calcs also - Pleco wants a headstart  :ricky:
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Re: Amageza 2015 Its not too early is it?
« Reply #99 on: December 01, 2014, 08:24:26 am »
9 months is December plus 8. Probably right 18 Sept. The Tuesday looked a bit odd
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