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Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,764
Posted By Mike the Yank
All sounds good! I hooked my Garmin to the...

All sounds good!
I hooked my Garmin to the XR600 headlight, worked a treat! :thumb
Bought a crf450x for the magic button :shog
Swapped the 88 xr600 for a 89 gsx600f Katana :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,418,252
Posted By Mike the Yank
The Aussie stain tune ones are long and well...

The Aussie stain tune ones are long and well designed.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 49,524
Posted By Mike the Yank
Talk to Ballards and get the CC paid up! :lol3

Talk to Ballards and get the CC paid up! :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike the Yank
I hope you called???? :deal I have had said...

I hope you called???? :deal
I have had said dealings with parts waiting on front counter,,,,,,,,,, not picked up for weeks and then the boss blows a fuse!!!!!! :1drink All in the name of customer...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,341
Posted By Mike the Yank
Wink I have a R-Jays Dakar and the strap is mounted to...

I have a R-Jays Dakar and the strap is mounted to far back, lets the front lift up way too far.
Comfortable, but noisy and the visor flip is not big enough for gloved hands.
Thanks for digging up...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,348
Posted By Mike the Yank
Yeah, put 2 in the back of my Nissan on the...

Yeah, put 2 in the back of my Nissan on the tailgate no problem! :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mike the Yank
If you click the link it looks like he is on the...

If you click the link it looks like he is on the move again in the last 30 min or so. :clap
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,450
Posted By Mike the Yank
No Passengers allowed on rec reg in Vic. :deal

No Passengers allowed on rec reg in Vic. :deal
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,452
Posted By Mike the Yank
www.seatconcepts.com/products#!/~/product/category...

www.seatconcepts.com/products#!/~/product/category=1671356&id=8494926
I really like it all the time. I got the complete seat direct from them as their shipping was priced the best. I got standard...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,566
Posted By Mike the Yank
Same, but I buy 2 so I'll have one for later...

Same, but I buy 2 so I'll have one for later repairs :doh
Forum: Australia 08-06-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,450
Posted By Mike the Yank
No I'm not sure anymore as I saw a wrf450...

No I'm not sure anymore as I saw a wrf450 advertised as rec reg only brand new from a dealer.
Sorry for the mis-information, I was sure at the time! :deal
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,452
Posted By Mike the Yank
My 09 http://s19.postimg.org/9ox6qwlbn/003.jpg...

My 09
http://s19.postimg.org/9ox6qwlbn/003.jpg
Word of advice, cover chain tensioners with anti seize before it's too late! :deal
Wasted weekend and a couple dozen stubbies getting mine out....
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,452
Posted By Mike the Yank
I have had mine close to a year, no issues yet!...

I have had mine close to a year, no issues yet! 2009 vintage :1drink
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,450
Posted By Mike the Yank
Has to have a compliance plate too, import MX...

Has to have a compliance plate too, import MX bikes don't have them. :evil
Best $80 you could spend, that plus ambo coverage! :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Mike the Yank
Sounds flooded. Check your carb choke plate too,...

Sounds flooded. Check your carb choke plate too, if it backfired through the carb it could have damaged it.
Steve is the EXPERT though, I'm just thinking of things for you to look at until he gets...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,408
Posted By Mike the Yank
I would suggest an older dr, maybe even look at...

I would suggest an older dr, maybe even look at the 400's, way more popular over here than any other brand and a lot more fun in the mud. A 600 isn't going to be much fun in sand or mud unless you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By Mike the Yank
you're going to love the mid-range! :deal

you're going to love the mid-range! :deal
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,729
Posted By Mike the Yank
About $160 from memory, they have excuses every...

About $160 from memory, they have excuses every time I call but are always available on the phone and always offer a refund or credit so I'm not worried about the money side of it. Not sure what...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,729
Posted By Mike the Yank
Thanks for the link, as most places I have found...

Thanks for the link, as most places I have found they don't have a complete kit for a 450X. I have ordered one from Motorcycles Accessories Australia (back in Nov) still waiting for it to come in.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,729
Posted By Mike the Yank
What happened to the seat in the third pic? ...

What happened to the seat in the third pic?
Looks great, I'm trying to get a black plastics kit for mine. :evil
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 49,524
Posted By Mike the Yank
:deal :clap

:deal :clap
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,134
Posted By Mike the Yank
I saw a guy loose his leg (probably life as well)...

I saw a guy loose his leg (probably life as well) lane splitting, not to be taken lightly. Amazing to me that it is not allowed on the curb side as this seems to be safer. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,484
Posted By Mike the Yank
Looks like the same engine as the xl 250 Degree...

Looks like the same engine as the xl 250 Degree we had over here in Oz. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,729
Posted By Mike the Yank
Rebel Racing does great suspension work if you...

Rebel Racing does great suspension work if you ever get down this way. :D
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Mike the Yank
seat concept was $250 for complete seat and $60...

seat concept was $250 for complete seat and $60 postage, direct with them was the cheapest postage, a couple of other places sell their products but the postage was a lot more.
I love it, hands...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Mike the Yank
If,,,,,, all else fails I got a crf seat mailed...

If,,,,,, all else fails I got a crf seat mailed in from seat concepts, 10 days from order to doorstep.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,067
Posted By Mike the Yank
I have been to all the US national parks you...

I have been to all the US national parks you mentioned, I would go along with the suggestion (GOR) Great Ocean Road, then through the Grampians, could be colder than your used to but no snow. Look...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,418,252
Posted By Mike the Yank
I would replace the "push cable" as it pulls the...

I would replace the "push cable" as it pulls the carb closed when you let off the throttle.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,860
Posted By Mike the Yank
88 XR600R 131 kph 81 mph on dirt, GPS ...

88 XR600R
131 kph 81 mph on dirt, GPS
StainTune pipe
15 48
Motor still has more, butt pucker maxed out :huh

09 CRF 450X
155 kph 96 mph same dirt road speedo :lol3 probably more like 90
Noise...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,914
Posted By Mike the Yank
Bummer, sorry I hijacked your thread. I got my...

Bummer, sorry I hijacked your thread.
I got my Ricky from XR's only, took a couple of weeks to AUS.
My rewind is still in and still starting easy. Doesn't get much use though since I went to a...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,431
Posted By Mike the Yank
Wink That got me the girl once, not quite what I meant...

That got me the girl once, not quite what I meant but she liked it! :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-23-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By Mike the Yank
shovel to horses head comes to mind, of course...

shovel to horses head comes to mind, of course you have to catch it in the act to be most effective :eek1

or a box of apple flavoured feminine products might put a stopper too it for a week or so...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,418,252
Posted By Mike the Yank
rear wheel bearings or chain slop, maybe a worn...

rear wheel bearings or chain slop, maybe a worn chain slider?
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,728
Posted By Mike the Yank
Cool2 :huh WHAT????? :huh Obivously you don't like...

:huh WHAT????? :huh
Obivously you don't like Chicken Parmy's :lol3
:deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,418,252
Posted By Mike the Yank
I would try it first before giving up, you get a...

I would try it first before giving up, you get a rear disk as well if you go 91 and up. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,729
Posted By Mike the Yank
I got a ac/dc led to play with. :evil

I got a ac/dc led to play with. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,729
Posted By Mike the Yank
I'm going to try a LED light with existing...

I'm going to try a LED light with existing wiring. Not sure which one yet but there are more and more coming out all the time.
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,556
Posted By Mike the Yank
Everybody can hear you, they just can't talk to...

Everybody can hear you, they just can't talk to you.
GME has just introduced a channel hopping CTSS system that shifts a preprogrammed group of radios to another channel anytime someone outside the...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 49,524
Posted By Mike the Yank
I don't know all the figures but if you run a...

I don't know all the figures but if you run a diode (which you will need) then it lowers the voltage and provides some resistance. Should be enough to keep all your other DC electrics going while...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 49,524
Posted By Mike the Yank
battery size depends on what you want to do with...

battery size depends on what you want to do with it. I bought a battery but ended up leaving it out as I just run a GPS and the intenal battery keeps it going between rest stops.
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