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Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
Yeah but what a great problem to have! Glad my...

Yeah but what a great problem to have! Glad my buy in was so cheap, I can afford to go small or all in with mine. Considering many options at the moment. Great bikes for the custom builder! :clap
Forum: Road Warriors 06-27-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Congrats on the new bike! :clap

Congrats on the new bike! :clap
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,165,050
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Thanks for the comments guys. Yeah I guess it...

Thanks for the comments guys. Yeah I guess it might just be a case of getting used to them. The ones I really, really like are these...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,165,050
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I too don't care for the upside down look of the...

I too don't care for the upside down look of the stock mirrors. I have been running mine in that manner for the past few days and a) I don't think they give the best view and b) it's kinda...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10,610
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
This is one of the best Nighthawks I have seen! ...

This is one of the best Nighthawks I have seen!
:clap
Forum: Road Warriors 06-21-2015, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
My Sporty is all fixed and operational once more!

So my 2008 Sportster project is now all repaired and fully operational again and the final price came to $1442 which includes a new mirror for the right arriving in the post tomorrow as well as a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 960,514
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Sportster fixed and operational.

So my 2008 Sportster project is now all repaired and fully operational again and the final price came to $1442 which includes a new mirror for the right arriving in the post tomorrow as well as a...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Hell yes! Totally agree with you on this one! :D

Hell yes! Totally agree with you on this one! :D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10,610
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
I'm also on the plus team for this. I think it's...

I'm also on the plus team for this. I think it's a thing of beauty, and the older I get the more I like modern cutting edge stuff. Yes I ride a Harley but it's not the only bike I ride and thank dog...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
Congrats on the new ride! Mate that is one...

Congrats on the new ride! Mate that is one beautiful looking machine. :clap
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10,610
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
Nope, the guys over at Cafe Racer Dreams built...

Nope, the guys over at Cafe Racer Dreams built this one and many others, You can check out all their bikes at http://www.caferacerdreams.com.es/en/

After seeing all the overdone bling and...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10,610
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
This!

The build team did a great job on this one!

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/cafe-racer-dreams-custom-built-bmw-r100-boxer-1_zpst2y5xx30.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
Cheers mate! It's an Arlen Ness Big Sucker stage...

Cheers mate! It's an Arlen Ness Big Sucker stage 1. Perfect for my mostly unmodified bike apart from the S.E. Exhaust. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,706
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
Looks great and dead nuts simple to fit. ...

Looks great and dead nuts simple to fit.

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/Sportster/IMG_0284_zpscx1jncnt.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 960,514
Posted By Daz the Aussie
It's almost roadworthy again!

To date the bike now owes me $1412. I have yet to repaint the rear fender/forks/wheels, add new rear turn signals, refit the exhaust and I have a new Arlen Ness Big Sucker Air Filter arriving in the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I love it and only $185, 000! What a bargain! :D

I love it and only $185, 000! What a bargain! :D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,165,050
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Thanks HapHazard! Yep, from what I have read of...

Thanks HapHazard! Yep, from what I have read of the Big Suckers they provide a nice little boost to these baby V Twin engines and they look pretty good as well. Oh and the weather decided to play...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
That just looks so touring hardcore!

That just looks so touring hardcore!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
El-Cheapo Sportster project

So the work progresses on my '08 883 Iron. So far with parts and the intial purchase price it now owes me $1364 and when all the parts I have ordered arrived I should have it back on the road mid...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Daz the Aussie
Amen!

Amen!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2015, 04:44 PM
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Views: 960,514
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Sportster update.

Go the sportster home today and after charging the battery and replacing a blown fuse, the bike that the owner said didn't run is back running beautifully! All I need now is handlebars, 1 complete...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,165,050
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Update.

So we picked up the sporty today and brought it home on a truck. We got the seats off, checked for damage to the ECM (it had a slow speed hit in the rear) and all looks good. Then we checked the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-06-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,165,050
Posted By Daz the Aussie
As a relatively unknown actor at this stage of my...

As a relatively unknown actor at this stage of my career I get to say that a lot! :lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,165,050
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I'm late to the party...

Just bought my first Harley, a 2008 Sportster 883N. The sporty is the only HD I have ever really liked so I'm pumped to finally own one. This one needs some work but it was only $1100 as it has some...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 960,514
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Good to know. Still a damn great buy no matter...

Good to know. Still a damn great buy no matter what model it is! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 960,514
Posted By Daz the Aussie
I wanna play!

These days I am all about cheap. Having had big expensive bikes with loans and insurance in the past, I am now more about getting the most amount of fun with my current limited budget on budget bikes...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-02-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Sportster.

I have wanted a Harley for a while now but I didn't want one as my main ride, just for city commutes and short trips but the price was always an issue...until today. I just picked up this 2008...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 1,083,486
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Your kidding right? This thing is definitely...

Your kidding right? This thing is definitely heavy and underpowered. Modern 250's are quicker but hey, if yours is quick enough for you, then I'm happy for ya. Horses for courses and all that. Peace!...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 1,083,486
Posted By Daz the Aussie
NH in the family.

My wife and I bought a 1993 Nighthawk 750 for $900 yesterday. New shocks, new rear tire, new chain and the seat has just been rebuilt with a new cover and it has 12 months registration and a clean...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Oh fer Pete's sake! Stop it will ya? I've just...

Oh fer Pete's sake! Stop it will ya? I've just gone and soiled myself. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 178,791
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Looking forward to the bike italboy. We didn't...

Looking forward to the bike italboy. We didn't share with everyone what we found when we stripped the bike down after the motor went bang but it wasn't pretty so I just wanted to share with you that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,216
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Norton Commando

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/mcy/5043384208.html
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13,442
Views: 1,848,925
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Norton Commando anyone?

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/mcy/5043384208.html
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 178,791
Posted By Daz the Aussie
DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT use the torsion spring...

DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT use the torsion spring doohickey on this motor, that spring is too strong and puts too much pressure on the bottom end parts. This is what destroyed our motor. Use the normal...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,619
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Thanks!

Excellent report! It does my heart good to read a ride story from my old home state from the comfort of my cushy chair here in Los Angeles! I have done many a great ride there and never get sick of...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-23-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Do give the FZ-07 a ride, it's a fantastic bike...

Do give the FZ-07 a ride, it's a fantastic bike and does a lot really well. Far better behaved than it's big brother with its fueling issues and under sprung suspension.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-23-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
This....but I first need an operation to make my...

This....but I first need an operation to make my arms longer. :D

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z205/dazshy/ADV%20stuff/Bandit9%20EVE_zpscbojiqnc.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10,610
Views: 1,826,963
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Which dealership was that at can I ask?

Which dealership was that at can I ask?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Is this the world's biggest gas tank and top box on a GS?

Came across this R1200 GS down in Julien CA today. The guy is from the Netherlands and is touring. Check out that amazing custom gas tank! That thing is friggen' huge! Not to mention the small garden...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 178,791
Posted By Daz the Aussie
Edited 05/27/15. Not going ahead with another...

Edited 05/27/15. Not going ahead with another build at this time.
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