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Forum: Suspensions & Steering 08-07-19, 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 449
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, 07:40
Replies: 7
Views: 484
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, 19:29
Replies: 9
Views: 475
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, 20:41
Replies: 9
Views: 475
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, 16:57
Replies: 9
Views: 475
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, 16:45
Replies: 4
Views: 449
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, 10:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,444
Posted By Chalk Two
Thanks for the update Chev...

Thanks for the update Chev...
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 11-06-19, 20:33
Replies: 4
Views: 556
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, 12:24
Replies: 5
Views: 494
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, 20:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
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, 18:49
Replies: 44
Views: 18,936
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, 17:25
Replies: 1
Views: 537
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

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Forum: Forum Announcements 21-03-19, 09:20
Replies: 17
Views: 2,498
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, 14:10
Replies: 2
Views: 578
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, 17:14
Replies: 4
Views: 718
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, 08:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
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, 18:07
Replies: 44
Views: 18,936
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.
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 24-02-19, 21:18
Replies: 44
Views: 18,936
Posted By Chalk Two
you're welcome. For me it was a case of writing...

you're welcome. For me it was a case of writing off a £3300 bike as a total loss and making welding projects out of it or spending £500 to keep it on the road. As for which years to avoid, I'd ask...
Forum: XT660Z Ténéré Tech Section 24-02-19, 08:10
Replies: 44
Views: 18,936
Posted By Chalk Two
Sad news!... I started by taking off the entire...

Sad news!... I started by taking off the entire right side casing which can be done with the engine in the frame. I then used a magnetic pen and fished around just underneath the clutch basket and in...
Forum: Ténéré Videos & Pictures 19-02-19, 13:48
Replies: 1,348
Views: 337,969
Posted By Chalk Two
Thanks Steve. Made a newby mistake and belly'd...

Thanks Steve. Made a newby mistake and belly'd out on the sand so whilst it was stuck I thought I'd take a photo.
Forum: Ténéré Videos & Pictures 17-02-19, 21:10
Replies: 1,348
Views: 337,969
Posted By Chalk Two
might have been seen on Fb, but this was my day,...

might have been seen on Fb, but this was my day, today.....it's what it's all about. Riding, seeing new things and making new friends.
Forum: Ténéré Videos & Pictures 15-02-19, 09:26
Replies: 1,348
Views: 337,969
Posted By Chalk Two
great pix and good on ya for getting it done !.

great pix and good on ya for getting it done !.
Forum: Newbies Reception Lounge 30-01-19, 17:59
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Chalk Two
welcome brother !

welcome brother !
Forum: General Help Section 30-01-19, 17:54
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Chalk Two
is the rear brake caliper fitted properly on its...

is the rear brake caliper fitted properly on its slide which is the part on the swing arm that fits in the 20mm grove in the caliper bracket? This is to stabilise the caliper and stop it,...
Forum: Service & Maintenance 19-01-19, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Chalk Two
nice job, I love welding stuff up but I'm truly...

nice job, I love welding stuff up but I'm truly bad at it........I'd be tempted to put small castor wheels at the pivot point and also at the top of the 'handle' ends. Then the paddock stand becomes...
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