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Forum: Australia 03-03-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 15,556
Posted By DRjoe
Motors and controllers can be fully sealed and...

Motors and controllers can be fully sealed and then water cooled.

I have a friend building an electric race car so he's been educating me on the benefits of electric vehicles.

I still...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,712
Posted By DRjoe
What would you know. Your not exactly known...

What would you know.
Your not exactly known for you maintenance skills.

I think gassits on the money.
someone else mentioned the power band might need to be replaced, has that got anything to...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,712
Posted By DRjoe
Thanks, where do I find that? Is it expensive...

Thanks, where do I find that?
Is it expensive to replace?
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,712
Posted By DRjoe
I can't do any multi day rides until I do...

I can't do any multi day rides until I do something about my shit box bike.
It seems to think its a two stroke, its running on about 50-1
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By DRjoe
That looks awesome. Like the look of there...

That looks awesome.
Like the look of there small bikes as well.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By DRjoe
That would be cool and proabably work well but...

That would be cool and proabably work well but there are areas where your heading that quick direction changes around obstacles are needed so a trailer would need to be kept short enough that you...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By DRjoe
Is there a screen type that can be seen in...

Is there a screen type that can be seen in sunlight?
Also is there touch screens not effected by water?
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By DRjoe
Can anyone recommend a rugged type? I know...

Can anyone recommend a rugged type?
I know there's plenty of good cases about but I figure if you start with something designed for outdoor use and some punishment then it should last on a bike.
Forum: Australia 02-16-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9,111
Views: 689,710
Posted By DRjoe
Hey ditchwitch you better let us know the item...

Hey ditchwitch you better let us know the item number so we don't all accidentally bid on it by mistake :D
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
I'm not sure what happened but I had fun. ...

I'm not sure what happened but I had fun.

Thanks fellas.

And digga its only the last section of kings bore that's closed the rest of the loop was open.
Obviously we didn't go in the closed...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
Ok so last call for the ride tomorrow Bobs...

Ok so last call for the ride tomorrow

Bobs leading but I think the rough plan is we'll head up the beach, freshwater, rainbow for smoko, kings bore (with some extra thrown in maybe) and then home...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
I'm sure the klx will be fine.

I'm sure the klx will be fine.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5,431
Views: 600,236
Posted By DRjoe
Just burn the thing joe and move on. Call it a...

Just burn the thing joe and move on.
Call it a learning experience.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
Tough shit sir limpalot

Tough shit sir limpalot
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
Ok

Ok
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
Yea you need a permit. You can get it online...

Yea you need a permit.
You can get it online or at the parks office near the ferry.
Meeting at the ferry in tewantin, how early can you get there?
Forum: Australia 02-11-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
Trevor we're doing a beach ride sunday, leaving...

Trevor we're doing a beach ride sunday, leaving early as possible.
You coming?
Anyone else want to come?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 186,841
Posted By DRjoe
Its looking good Steve. Sure your not tempted...

Its looking good Steve.
Sure your not tempted to keep this one for yourself and sell the other to your mate?
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 478,313
Posted By DRjoe
Looks great matt well done

Looks great matt well done
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DRjoe
Is there another any way we can help get you to...

Is there another any way we can help get you to at least one of these races?
Maybe constant nagging about bike prep and training or we could all take turns on taking you on training exercises.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
I think remember a pic of your subframe you added...

I think remember a pic of your subframe you added some big gussets causing some nasty stress risers (is that what there called Nathan)
I've got a great book somewhere that goes into gusseting in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Well if you think about what a frame like this...

Well if you think about what a frame like this has to endure mild steel makes a lot of sense, its strong, handles flex and doesn't realy care about being welded.
I'd assume lots of bike frames are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-01-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Yes I thought the same and but the gs frame is...

Yes I thought the same and but the gs frame is ridiculously heavy, it has sizeable sections made of solid steel plus the frames geometry is all wrong for this kind of bike.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-01-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Ha yea I used to see the same stuff when I fixed...

Ha yea I used to see the same stuff when I fixed excavators.

I'm no engineer so I appreciate input from qualified people like yourself but I do have a basic understanding of this stuff from...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,487
Posted By DRjoe
Cheapest ac tig I would recommended is $800 (same...

Cheapest ac tig I would recommended is $800 (same one was $2000 4 years ago) then you'll need gas, rods and some practice


Item number 191271154309 on eBay.

Mine has taken a floging over the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 30,914
Posted By DRjoe
Yep bout time for some updates I reckon

Yep bout time for some updates I reckon
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Frame is not high tensile and certainly isn't...

Frame is not high tensile and certainly isn't thin.
After what you did to Elenas subframe you should know that :lol3
I should take a photo of what the chain did to the subframe after you tweaked...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 65,124
Posted By DRjoe
:rofl He also doesn't drink beer

:rofl

He also doesn't drink beer
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 65,124
Posted By DRjoe
You would be suprised how much planning and...

You would be suprised how much planning and ground work Phil does for these rides.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 29,111
Posted By DRjoe
Cool, always better to be safe than sorry with...

Cool, always better to be safe than sorry with stuff like that.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,501
Posted By DRjoe
Chinese I believe and proabably much cheaper new

Chinese I believe and proabably much cheaper new
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-28-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Hmmm 3 months off work you say. Maybe you...

Hmmm 3 months off work you say.
Maybe you should come down and build this for me then or you could do my day job and that'll give me plenty of time to work on the bike.

Weight wise I reckon...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-28-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Well let's hope I can follow this through to a...

Well let's hope I can follow this through to a working motorcycle this time.


Been pondering about the top mount for the shock.
I plan on having several mount points for the top of the shock...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,822
Posted By DRjoe
Thanks nuts but I'm I hope not to need another...

Thanks nuts but I'm I hope not to need another engine.

Smithy, serious suggestions only.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 29,111
Posted By DRjoe
Yes best to leave the bead with ally welds. ...

Yes best to leave the bead with ally welds.

When you say dirty bits what do you mean?
Was the weld not clean and shiny on the surface?

Now you've ground the weld off clean up an area with...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 29,111
Posted By DRjoe
Might be worth keeping an eye on the places you...

Might be worth keeping an eye on the places you ground the weld off because it might start cracking at the joint, grinding the weld off a but joint on thin wall ally doesn't normally work great but...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 29,111
Posted By DRjoe
What's the swingarm made of?

What's the swingarm made of?
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 186,841
Posted By DRjoe
Just stunning welding. Wish I had a tenth of...

Just stunning welding.
Wish I had a tenth of that guys talent.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By DRjoe
Would mounting the master cylinder remotely using...

Would mounting the master cylinder remotely using a braided line suit your needs Pete?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-25-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 197,088
Posted By DRjoe
Hmm I don't know matt how many litres do they...

Hmm I don't know matt how many litres do they hold and do you reckon there's space for that shock im using?
I also want to put the airbox under the seat, I know there a cavity on them for all the...
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