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Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 62,079
Posted By Hodgo
Bout time you updated us you slacker.

Bout time you updated us you slacker.
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,497
Posted By Hodgo
I'll be there along the rear sweeping up the...

I'll be there along the rear sweeping up the mess. Including Vstroms
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 476,988
Posted By Hodgo
Great little truck for carting bikes around on. ...

Great little truck for carting bikes around on.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Daihatsu-Delta-Tipper-Truck-/161502011764?pt=AU_Trucks_Commercial_Vehicles&hash=item259a452174
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,619
Posted By Hodgo
Short answer yes. Keep the top of the pump...

Short answer yes.

Keep the top of the pump sealed as best you can to keep the dust out of the Bean kit.
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,619
Posted By Hodgo
They are a good tyre on the wide Adventure type...

They are a good tyre on the wide Adventure type rim.. but NOT on the 2.5" narrow SE rim.

I reckon on the SE rim they are pure dangerous.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,619
Posted By Hodgo
Interesting comments, I have ridden a few bikes...

Interesting comments, I have ridden a few bikes in my time and believe that the SE is a pretty good bike.

Tiggs, Nah mate doubt I will be selling my SE any time soon, its got over 120 odd K on it...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,619
Posted By Hodgo
M, How longs a piece of string mate, depends...

M,

How longs a piece of string mate, depends on lots of things. You were looking at mine for too long mate...

Out of the three on bikesales the erzberg one would be the best pick. 40K is...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,309,947
Posted By Hodgo
Gone are the days when someone can count the...

Gone are the days when someone can count the change back to you
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,108
Posted By Hodgo
Its probably just refusing to provide all the...

Its probably just refusing to provide all the Boxer info for you mate.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,452
Posted By Hodgo
Not only does he love repairing his own front...

Not only does he love repairing his own front tyres he quickly got in an replaced my flat tube while I was swapping out the original fuel pump on my SE....
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,452
Posted By Hodgo
Few Pics of my trip

Big thanks to everyone who helped make the weekend memorable & enjoyable.
http://dsm8.smugmug.com/Friends/Hodger/i-3SkGXcB/0/XL/P1070024-XL.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By Hodgo
So I managed to go down to Pine Rivers Bearings...

So I managed to go down to Pine Rivers Bearings and get what was required.

However I reckon the costs are a bit high.

Two NTN bearings marked as (Made In Japan) were $15.25 ea
Two FAG...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By Hodgo
Interesting reading.... thanks guys. The...

Interesting reading.... thanks guys.

The All balls guys, I have had personally bad experience with swing arm bearing kits that were rubbish.

I'm all for local guys if the customer service is...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By Hodgo
Quality Wheel Bearings

Well much to my disgust I am not able to easily source a 6205 or 6206 sealed bearing here in Brisbane northside on a Saturday.

The 950SE takes four bearings in the rear wheel 2 x 6205 and 2 x...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,619
Posted By Hodgo
Have read somewhere that there's only about 3,000...

Have read somewhere that there's only about 3,000 in the world.. Has to be under 1K in Oz.
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,207
Posted By Hodgo
Very glad you cleared that up for us !!:evil:evil

Very glad you cleared that up for us !!:evil:evil
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By Hodgo
Yes all the way to Prudhoe bay and via Atigan...

Yes all the way to Prudhoe bay and via Atigan Pass.
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By Hodgo
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/994614_10152222264408012_968565505_n.jpgGets a bit cool up in those parts....
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,207
Posted By Hodgo
Plus one for that stuff. Use it in my XR6Turbo...

Plus one for that stuff. Use it in my XR6Turbo Ute and Both Bikes.
950 well over a 100K and not even adjusted the valves yet.
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,077
Posted By Hodgo
Yep Fogo the 800 is a Kawa engine

Yep Fogo the 800 is a Kawa engine
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,077
Posted By Hodgo
What about the W800 Twin motor ? ...

What about the W800 Twin motor ?
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/63/W800_twin.jpg/800px-W800_twin.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By Hodgo
Good on ya Dave, Was great to catch up with...

Good on ya Dave,

Was great to catch up with you last year for a ride around near LA. Great to see you still understand the Aussie's lingo.

Welcome back over here any time mate.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,079,468
Posted By Hodgo
Yes when trying to fill all the way too the top....

Yes when trying to fill all the way too the top. I don't put the nozzle in I leave it out while filling its just the air that takes too long to get out of the void in the top of the tank.

I did a...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14,165
Views: 5,079,468
Posted By Hodgo
Slow Fuel Filling

Is there a mod you can do similar to the XTZ750 fuel tank where you drill a small hole in the filler neck to allow the air to escape while filling ?

I find it very slow to fill the tank full. ?
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,091
Posted By Hodgo
A fellow in mate (Seano) recommended Baby Wipes. ...

A fellow in mate (Seano) recommended Baby Wipes.

I said to him ... "I'm no taking baby wipes on a blokes ADV Ride".

Turns out for a ADV now I don't leave with out em.

Get the ones in the...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,038
Posted By Hodgo
Fark I can't ride in Sand in day light let alone...

Fark I can't ride in Sand in day light let alone the pitch black.

Cracking pace being set.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Hodgo
Try Aprillia Capanord springs.. > work well in my...

Try Aprillia Capanord springs.. > work well in my SE
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,358
Posted By Hodgo
Couple of CX500 Turbos on the big bike sale site....

Couple of CX500 Turbos on the big bike sale site.

Prompted me to suss out the specs.

100HP or 73Kw @ 8000 Rpm Some sites quote 80Hp
260Kg
1/4 mile 11.9secs @ 112.4mph
17.4psi Boost

Pretty...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By Hodgo
FMD $5,000 Insurance Excess for the 1200. I...

FMD $5,000 Insurance Excess for the 1200.

I think by memory for the BMW GS Experience Ride day the excess was 2K or less.

Seems pretty pricey.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 62,079
Posted By Hodgo
You may have the long visa but you can still only...

You may have the long visa but you can still only stay in the USA for six months max stints at a time.

Plus you haven't experienced cold like Alaska has to offer. Not even a patch on the Snowy's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 62,079
Posted By Hodgo
Stop friggin around Ed and get your arse to...

Stop friggin around Ed and get your arse to Alaska before it gets too cold.

Keep on keeping on mate
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 20,171
Posted By Hodgo
http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/...

http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/cb500x-rally-version-2.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,888
Posted By Hodgo
I see the frame turned up on a salvage site ? ...

I see the frame turned up on a salvage site ?
https://www.iaai.com/Vehicles/VehicleDetails.aspx?auctionID=16195817&itemID=17345150&RowNumber=3
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 306,746
Posted By Hodgo
Plus one.. the Recluse slave is the only one I...

Plus one.. the Recluse slave is the only one I know that you can adjust, ie has an adjuster
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,664
Posted By Hodgo
950SE has 120k on it and I have done water pump...

950SE has 120k on it and I have done water pump once and not even adjusted the valves.

So engine completely untouched, other than a H2Wind Jetting kit
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,927
Posted By Hodgo
They Vibrate like no other and if not set up...

They Vibrate like no other and if not set up properly can be a pain in the arse to start.

Pretty heavy on fuel consumption too. The engines are really only designed to run for less than and hour...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Hodgo
No Photos... Didnt happen..

No Photos... Didnt happen..
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,876
Posted By Hodgo
Wicked So what did you think of the Water Cooled Beeemer...

So what did you think of the Water Cooled Beeemer mate ? Bit better than the KLR or the same as the SE.

Top photos by the way:evil
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 476,988
Posted By Hodgo
AT for Sale Bike Sales

http://liveimages.bikesales.com.au/bikesales/general/content/gc5077439198487455225.jpg?height=700&width=1050&aspect=FitWithinNoPad
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 476,988
Posted By Hodgo
Well I'm 5K out by my estimate. seems a lot for a...

Well I'm 5K out by my estimate. seems a lot for a replica.

Suspect it will remain on consignment for some time.
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