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Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,880
Posted By grrant1058
Organized a dealership ride 3 weeks ago and one...

Organized a dealership ride 3 weeks ago and one of the participants overshot a corner and hit another rider coming towards us. Other rider ended up in hospital for 3 days. Just got the legal claim...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 549,693
Posted By grrant1058
HONDA XR or XL triple tree

Hi Folks,

Looking for a lower steering yoke (triple tree) from any model XR or XL. Need the stem for a front end conversion for a new project bike.

Any help appreciated.

Cheers - Ron.
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
Pictures needed pleeeease Mr Ducky

Pictures needed pleeeease Mr Ducky
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=Morizzi;24619177]"It gets quite busy and...

[QUOTE=Morizzi;24619177]"It gets quite busy and I'll be working on one of the gates most of the day.

If you see a Guzzi Monza in Christmas colours then that is mine.

If you ask any of the...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,964
Posted By grrant1058
Yep, will be working on the Victory & Indian...

Yep, will be working on the Victory & Indian stand. Should be an excellent turn out if the weather stays this awesome.

Drop by and say hello.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
In theory if you adjusted the valve clearances...

In theory if you adjusted the valve clearances and then had the motorcycle running, you can't have got anything that wrong to not restart. So that is probably not the issue. Likewise fuel mixture...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,710
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=tHEtREV;24590851]Could just modify an old...

[QUOTE=tHEtREV;24590851]Could just modify an old outboard engine.

Wouldn't the propellor get in the way?
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,855
Posted By grrant1058
Hi Peter, not trying to hijack your ride but if...

Hi Peter, not trying to hijack your ride but if anyone cannot make it Sunday, I will be having breakfast at Cafe 17 in the main st of Boonah tomorrow morning (Saturday) arriving approx 8am and then...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
Very mature Mr Feather. I once read a great...

Very mature Mr Feather. I once read a great quote......

"he who is without sin throw the first stone"
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By grrant1058
If they try and trade it on a new Victory or...

If they try and trade it on a new Victory or Indian I will have em!

What size gloves and helmet Strummer?
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By grrant1058
Taking the DR - that'd be the difference. :evil

Taking the DR - that'd be the difference. :evil
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 103,085
Posted By grrant1058
Any word on the new 2015 WR250F yet?? Cheers...

Any word on the new 2015 WR250F yet??

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By grrant1058
Bris > Barrington Tops > Dalmorton > Bris 3 day ride V2!

Greetings All,

OK gunna try this one again. Had to work over Queens Birthday so will now leave Brisbane Sat June 14th and looking for someone who may be interested to come along.

The plan is to...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,897
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks Strummer for organizing today. It was...

Thanks Strummer for organizing today. It was fantastic to see you back out in the dirt. Your passion and patience for new riders is really inspirational. Whilst today was a short run, it was great to...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 549,693
Posted By grrant1058
Xr250 carburetor

Chasing an XR250R carburetor for the CRF230 upspec job we are working on.

PM if you have something that might work. Got to be 30mm.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks crash n bern, I have used shipito...

Thanks crash n bern,

I have used shipito four times previously and last time they were just so awkward to deal with I promised I would never do it again. But I did......doh!

comgateway look...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks very much SQB for your kind offer. Looks...

Thanks very much SQB for your kind offer. Looks like I may have a solution at hand.

Thanks all - Ron.
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By grrant1058
That's him! Thanks SJ - appreciated. Cheers...

That's him! Thanks SJ - appreciated.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
Hello Gordon, GSXR muffler is safe and sound...

Hello Gordon,

GSXR muffler is safe and sound in the back of the shed. Works a treat but fitted an Ti Akrapovic which is a bit lighter, is a little less restrictive so goes a bit harder and it...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks guys for the suggestions. Shipito are...

Thanks guys for the suggestions. Shipito are adamant they won't send it so educating them doesn't seem like an option. 20 ISD phone calls and great expense doesn't sound like the hassle free...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By grrant1058
Usa freight issue

Some advice sought.

Have a new FOX shock sitting at Shipito in LA but they will not send it to me because it is "pressurized". They have requested I freight it back to the supplier but the...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
Staintune are a perforated baffle tube like all...

Staintune are a perforated baffle tube like all other mufflers but with stainless steel wool instead of fibreglass. All welded together and never need repacking.

My new FMF Q4 lasted one day of...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By grrant1058
G'day Andrew, Indeed I think we could have some...

G'day Andrew, Indeed I think we could have some fun on this ride. Unfortunately Queens Birthday 3 days is my only option. But yes a Zed with 952's seemed to work pretty good last time we met!
...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By grrant1058
OK then, what about someone on an old KLR with...

OK then, what about someone on an old KLR with bald Trailwings? :evil
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By grrant1058
Now listen here young fella!!!!! I remember when...

Now listen here young fella!!!!! I remember when an Indian would whoop you young blokes on those fancy electric start DR650 sheila's bikes....

Rode a Victory Vision along a dirt road the other day...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By grrant1058
Queens Birthday Brisbane to Barrington Tops loop

Greetings All,

Looking for a ride partner for Queens Birthday 3 day loop. My original partner bought a 1200GS so he's out and new partner unfortunately broke his back on our last ride!

The...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 427,237
Posted By grrant1058
World's Shortest Fairy Tale Once upon a...

World's Shortest Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?' The girl said, 'NO!' and the guy lived happily ever after riding motorcycles and going fishing and hunting...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 549,693
Posted By grrant1058
V-strom hand guards

Looking for a pair of original Suzuki DL650 / DL1000 hand guards. A few scratches are no problem.

To go on my DR for a trip to the snow country.

Am in Brisbane.

Thanks, Ron.
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,078
Posted By grrant1058
G'day Happy, Tried a similar style and found...

G'day Happy,

Tried a similar style and found them very uncomfortable. EARMOLD have been my best solution. Aarron the owner is just over at Nundah and tailor makes them for you while you wait.
...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=Goosefeather;23925496]Anyone had to...

[QUOTE=Goosefeather;23925496]Anyone had to replace these - any local options?

Dear Mr Goosefeather - those rubbers look very similar to the end piece the tyre shop cuts off the tubeless valve stem...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
Hi Dobbo, On my 3rd DR and they have all...

Hi Dobbo,

On my 3rd DR and they have all been very quiet mechanically - until I fitted a High Compression piston. Clearance and everything is correct (fitted at 5,000 km's) but surprised how...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By grrant1058
Rode my Dom for 100,000 km's and loved it -...

Rode my Dom for 100,000 km's and loved it - brilliant bike! Upgraded to a 640 Adventure which lasted 5,000 vibrating km's then to a DR. 30,000 km's on the first one then another DR for 100,000 km's...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By grrant1058
The Australian importer of TCX is McLeod...

The Australian importer of TCX is McLeod Accessories in Brisbane. Would be pretty easy for a Bris motorcycle dealership to get these in for you the same day if they don't carry them in stock at the...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 104,837
Posted By grrant1058
CB350 motor. Hi Dave, My Dad probably sold...

CB350 motor.

Hi Dave, My Dad probably sold that one new from his Honda dealership in Gympie back in the day.

Cheers, Ron.
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By grrant1058
Good on you Shane. Was a pleasure meeting up at...

Good on you Shane. Was a pleasure meeting up at Rainbow Beach that day last year. Pleased you have chosen to follow your dreams.

Might catch you in Europe mid next year.

Have a ball,

Ron.
Forum: Australia 03-17-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
Almost 150,000 km's now on DR's and have never...

Almost 150,000 km's now on DR's and have never run a rim lock and never had a tyre creep. Let my tyres down by feel at Purnie Bore and reinflated at Birdsville. Had inadvertently let the rear down to...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,948
Posted By grrant1058
Went down to Taree to see the Troy Bayliss...

Went down to Taree to see the Troy Bayliss Classic in January. AWESOME is an understatement!! This should be brill.

Will be working at the show also. Come over to the Victory stand and say hello....
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
No, you have just seen the light brother! ...

No, you have just seen the light brother!

HALLELEUJAH!!!
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
YOUR RIGHT JOE, COME ON GUYS - LET'S TALK SERIOUS...

YOUR RIGHT JOE, COME ON GUYS - LET'S TALK SERIOUS DR STUFF...........

Is the new 2014 grey colour the exact same shade as the previous year?

If I cut off all my hair will it improve my power to...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14,335
Views: 1,866,348
Posted By grrant1058
:(: Here we go again!

:(: Here we go again!
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