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Offline bronzy

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1680 on: June 15, 2011, 04:46:20 pm »
You must switch the ABS on on the tar
glad you ok  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1681 on: June 15, 2011, 05:00:31 pm »
Glad you and your bike are okay!  If you drank I'd recommend a stiff one.  Perhaps a double thick malted would do?

You must switch the ABS on on the tar
glad you ok  :thumleft:

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1682 on: June 15, 2011, 05:03:12 pm »
MILDDOG, waar ry jy heen op so 'n renerige dag in die stad??

Je ne comprends pas! Desole.

Lol.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1683 on: June 15, 2011, 05:28:06 pm »
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1684 on: June 16, 2011, 03:03:54 pm »
Nice!  But does it sound good?   :deal:   :ricky:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1685 on: June 17, 2011, 04:50:58 pm »
 :thumleft:

I see some farkles in the near future for my bike (must start with hand guards though, rock garden have some for me)
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1686 on: June 18, 2011, 07:50:12 pm »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1687 on: June 19, 2011, 01:45:21 pm »
Nice :thumleft:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1688 on: June 19, 2011, 05:15:33 pm »
So, after my first tarmac off: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=71980.0

I discovered I had a leaky fork. I cleaned and inspected and found a dent/scratch. 2mm deep 5mm long...

What to do? How does one fix it? Is this serious?







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« Last Edit: June 21, 2011, 03:28:52 pm by MildDog »
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1689 on: June 19, 2011, 05:39:10 pm »
Replace , I don't see that being repaired .
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1690 on: June 19, 2011, 05:44:02 pm »
My guess is you need a new fork-tube, but don't take my word for it.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1691 on: June 19, 2011, 05:58:06 pm »
I'm with Dux on this one.

How on earth did you manage that?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1692 on: June 19, 2011, 07:12:42 pm »
That sucks  :'(

Wonder how much a new fork tube is?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1693 on: June 19, 2011, 07:22:55 pm »
That sucks  :'(

Wonder how much a new fork tube is?

I'll let you know once I do, anyone have any ideas where I can get a fork tube? :( I am not happy about this.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1694 on: June 19, 2011, 07:25:29 pm »
That sucks  :'(

Wonder how much a new fork tube is?

I'll let you know once I do, anyone have any ideas where I can get a fork tube? :( I am not happy about this.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1695 on: June 19, 2011, 08:13:18 pm »
Yeah, I've spoken to my suspension guru (superfoxi), he's sent me to ebay. So far best best option is a stanchion tube (new) from motopartz.co.uk a 100GBP before shipping. I'll see what sootzuki say tomorrow morning. Fail.

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1696 on: June 20, 2011, 08:40:31 am »
Daai nommerplaatlyk nie vir my legal nie?

Seker nie genoeg geld gehad vir n volledige plaat  :laughing4:
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1697 on: June 20, 2011, 03:11:44 pm »
MP reckon that if the dent is small enough they can clean it and fill it with chrome, then grind it down to the right size. That of course will only work if the inside of the tube works fine. I'll take it to them and let them have a try. The attempt is free. Success will cost me R800.
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1698 on: June 20, 2011, 04:17:56 pm »
The dent looks rather deep. I can imagine that the spring will rub on compression...
But it's worth a try.
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #1699 on: June 20, 2011, 10:33:43 pm »
www.autoparts.co.uk are selling them for 80GBP plus shipping. So for the same price as a chromed-attempt I can get a new one. I think I'm going with that option :) then will take it to my suspension guy superfoxi  :thumleft:
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