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Forum: Electrics & Lighting 16-11-19, 20:51
Replies: 3
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Posted By Chalk Two
......and...........

......and........ https://www.facebook.com/groups/181237548586752/?ref=bookmarks
Forum: Electrics & Lighting 16-11-19, 20:50
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Chalk Two
https://www.facebook.com/groups/379353395882797/?r...

https://www.facebook.com/groups/379353395882797/?ref=bookmarks
Forum: XT660X/R Tech Section 26-10-19, 17:15
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Chalk Two
valve clearances are a hot debated subject but...

valve clearances are a hot debated subject but they definitely do NOT need checking every 2000Kms / 2K. I guess that was a typo error since 20, 000K is more likely. I have two XT660 engines and...
Forum: General Help Section 12-10-19, 20:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,389
Posted By Chalk Two
YZ450F pegs do fit but need drilling out from 8mm...

YZ450F pegs do fit but need drilling out from 8mm to the Tenere's 10mm (pin diameter) plus the return spring needs modding.......Opens up a new, huge range of cheaper pegs
Forum: Travel Logs 09-10-19, 18:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chalk Two
Chev...I was lucky.....2007 in France / Spain had...

Chev...I was lucky.....2007 in France / Spain had significantly less radar and police and I was on a 120 bhp bike.... Perfect ! :thumbsup[1]:
Forum: Travel Logs 05-10-19, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chalk Two
Wow !....Total respect.. I did Merseyside, United...

Wow !....Total respect.. I did Merseyside, United Kingdom to Alicante and back, via Le Mans and Toulouse and the Millau Bridge . That was 5000kms over 4 days and each day was 1200 ish Kms. I did it...
Forum: Service & Maintenance 05-10-19, 15:26
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Chalk Two
has the confusion come from ABS model Tenere -v-...

has the confusion come from ABS model Tenere -v- none ABS?.....Maybe the batteries are a different shape / size
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 19-08-19, 21:37
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Chalk Two
Electric gremlins love playing hide and seek. The...

Electric gremlins love playing hide and seek. The F1 diag tool would give you the fault code but without that I would respectfully suggest that a check is made of the wiring loom under the tank,...
Forum: Suspensions & Steering 08-07-19, 16:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Chalk Two
Last resort time. Try a car jack.....put the nut...

Last resort time. Try a car jack.....put the nut back on so it has 3 or 4 turns on the shaft and then put on the matching socket on the nut. Now the tricky bit. ...place a car jack on its side and...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 08-07-19, 08:40
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By Chalk Two
Yep ! VX2 .... stay away from JT chains, btw,...

Yep ! VX2 .... stay away from JT chains, btw, since they now seem to have a history of snapping and at an early mileage. (Source Facebook group)
Forum: General Help Section 29-06-19, 20:29
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Chalk Two
!st engine blew its 3rd gear at 46000 Kms, 2009...

!st engine blew its 3rd gear at 46000 Kms, 2009 model and its engine number was inside the, well known range, of #6400 -9200..It's a common fault that will destroy an engine. Steel dog teeth flying...
Forum: General Help Section 28-06-19, 21:41
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Chalk Two
1st engine was done as a precaution (it wasn't...

1st engine was done as a precaution (it wasn't loose) .... 30,000kms later the 3rd gear shattered destroying the engine.

2nd engine installed with just 8000 kms and the nut torqued to 120nm as a...
Forum: General Help Section 28-06-19, 17:57
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Chalk Two
I've done two separate engines to 120...

I've done two separate engines to 120 Nm...https://www.xt660.com/showthread.php?t=23951
Forum: Suspensions & Steering 28-06-19, 17:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Chalk Two
It can be tight due to rust as you say. Put the...

It can be tight due to rust as you say. Put the nut back on and thread it nearly all the way home. Put the socket on/over the nut and then hit the socket. The socket will protect the nut and the nut...
Forum: Preparing Your Bike For a Long Distance Trip 23-06-19, 11:03
Replies: 3
Views: 3,880
Posted By Chalk Two
Thanks for the update Chev...

Thanks for the update Chev...
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 11-06-19, 21:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Chalk Two
hello and a big welcome....have a look here for...

hello and a big welcome....have a look here for some like-minded fun https://www.facebook.com/groups/379353395882797
Forum: General Help Section 30-05-19, 13:24
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By Chalk Two
Take it off, wrap tape around the bar, put it...

Take it off, wrap tape around the bar, put it back on. The switch cluster will grip the tape and stop turning.
Forum: Owner's reviews - XTX / XTR / XTZ bikes 18-04-19, 21:14
Replies: 9
Views: 3,265
Posted By Chalk Two
it's getting late......time for a beer and let...

it's getting late......time for a beer and let tomorrow solve it! ..(after you have fresh eyes on it and then link your youtube woes to us) ;-)
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 28-03-19, 19:49
Replies: 44
Views: 21,187
Posted By Chalk Two
Peter, they are all the same engines. The problem...

Peter, they are all the same engines. The problem units are listed in this thread.
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 23-03-19, 18:25
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By Chalk Two
Polyurethane cush drive rubbers available here

If any one is fed up with messing with the usual mods.

Based in the Netherlands

https://www.ebay.es/itm/352601588947?ViewItem=&item=352601588947
Forum: Forum Announcements 21-03-19, 10:20
Replies: 17
Views: 3,572
Posted By Chalk Two
For me, it was a case of looking through the...

For me, it was a case of looking through the 'tech section / home page' for the most commonly mentioned problem areas as, perhaps, statistically these will be issues to raise their ugly heads, things...
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 06-03-19, 15:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By Chalk Two
welcome Steve......I had many a happy hour in...

welcome Steve......I had many a happy hour in Park Street, Bristol watching the kids skateboard down that steep hill passing the cars and also 'people watching' as I sat outside Woodes coffee shop..
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 28-02-19, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By Chalk Two
700 Tenere price revealed..

https://riders.drivemag.com/news/yamaha-tenere-700-price-announced?fbclid=IwAR14fP09cVtmGckCxN5x2IJwNYDgdOQPBqXxjhp_cGFZMuuc3y73cFvnGjg

if you're not already aware .

gotta say...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré General Discussions 27-02-19, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By Chalk Two
Impressive stuff!. I'm a saddo and keep a...

Impressive stuff!. I'm a saddo and keep a running log book with everything that gets done to mine, from tyres down to stupid things like changing the screen and with the dates, mileage, and also the...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 25-02-19, 19:07
Replies: 44
Views: 21,187
Posted By Chalk Two
The idea has me proper drooling but I'd wonder...

The idea has me proper drooling but I'd wonder about the 'offset' of the drive sprocket and the alignment to the rear sprocket.
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