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Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,016
Posted By Neonasty
Nice! Well, a mix of nice and bad things. ...

Nice! Well, a mix of nice and bad things.

The bike looks well sorted and now you've put on a fair amount of Kms on it. Im sure you have worked out how it handles different terrains.

Best of...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 186,987
Posted By Neonasty
Id say take one for a ride for a day before you...

Id say take one for a ride for a day before you drop money on a new one. I got my 08 second hand, for a steal so I couldnt say no. But if I was to do it again, I would probably look for a different...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,492
Posted By Neonasty
I agree. Lord of the rings, was about an hour too...

I agree. Lord of the rings, was about an hour too long.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,492
Posted By Neonasty
Video.

Massive effort. I know how much work it takes to put a 10 minute film together.

Im in no way an expert, but here was my take:

-Cut your panning scenes down, a few seconds is plenty to set the...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Neonasty
I had the same thoughts. Ive been filtering...

I had the same thoughts. Ive been filtering through stopped traffic for years. Ive done it past police cars and never been stopped. I was pretty sure through stopped traffic it WAS legal.

Guess Id...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
Hmm, thanks mate. Your obviously more handy with...

Hmm, thanks mate. Your obviously more handy with the welding gear than I.

I dont have access to an oxy set, so ill try and belt it out with a punch. Not today though, Im too hung over to deal...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
Thanks Ken. Thats a good idea with he grub...

Thanks Ken.

Thats a good idea with he grub screw. I think i'll try that. The drilling out part is going to drive me nuts though. Im concerned that the hardness of the broken drill bit, will just...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
So Ive finally got the old girl running. ...

So Ive finally got the old girl running.

Its been a long haul, and after maybe 5 years, its together and running.

I came to refit the fuel tank, and realised that the small bolts that hold it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10,649
Views: 1,465,929
Posted By Neonasty
When I purchased my XR600, it came with some...

When I purchased my XR600, it came with some extra parts, XR650 bits and pieces. I didnt realise, but the XR650 wheels were installed. Different axle sizes, you can order different wheel bearings to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,597
Views: 1,694,779
Posted By Neonasty
I snapped this with the point and shoot today...

I snapped this with the point and shoot today while out for a morning enjoying the Autumn Sun in Melbourne, Aus.
Ive taken much better shots in the past, but I was pretty happy with how it turned...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 115,010
Posted By Neonasty
XR650 Airbox

I have an XR650 airbox with a stainless mesh thing in it. It came with a box of stuff I had with my XR600. I dont need it, hopefully someone else can use it.

Pickup in Clayton, South East...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Neonasty
I know a few blokes that have had their...

I know a few blokes that have had their suspension done at Krooztune in Boronia. I had my XR600 forks rebuilt there and had no problems.

-Shaun
Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,894
Posted By Neonasty
Thats awesome. Ive always wanted a mog. I just...

Thats awesome. Ive always wanted a mog. I just cant justify it for any reason.

I looked into a 4x4 dualcab hino, or isuzu but was shut down by the minister of finance. I just sunk money into my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,506
Posted By Neonasty
Great story, and pics too. Im a Melbourne...

Great story, and pics too.

Im a Melbourne Local, and have done all of those tracks, except all of the Grand Ridge Road, Ive done maybe 80% over different trips. Also, mostly Ive done it in a 4x4,...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
I pulled it out and apart yesterday. Cleaned...

I pulled it out and apart yesterday. Cleaned everything again, compressed air clean and dry.

Reassembled. Checked out the floats again and needle.

Wait.. is that screw loose?.. Drain screw...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
Ah great, thanks. I'll take a look and see...

Ah great, thanks.

I'll take a look and see what I can see see see.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
We'll ive fitted the correct wheel bearings, and...

We'll ive fitted the correct wheel bearings, and shes a roller now. Closest its been to complete in a long time.

Next problem. I fitted the carb back on after pring pulled for a clean out, and...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,086
Posted By Neonasty
Im heading up there too. I'll be there...

Im heading up there too.

I'll be there Sunday.
Forum: Australia 04-07-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 35,160
Posted By Neonasty
Im keen for a ride sometime, I work odd...

Im keen for a ride sometime,

I work odd hours, so i'll have to know a fair way in advance to plan ahead.

I have an 08 KLR on knobbies.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Neonasty
Wink Thanks guys. I'll keep away from the high...

Thanks guys.

I'll keep away from the high pressure washer!

I know soda blasting is an option, but I'm trying to do this at home and on minimal budget, for now.

Thanks for the info about the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Neonasty
I'll try the hot water and baking soda! I've...

I'll try the hot water and baking soda!

I've never heard of the rest, I'll go looking for them.

Thanks for your help.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Neonasty
Thumb No wire brush? High pressure water? I'll...

No wire brush?
High pressure water?

I'll work something out.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Neonasty
1980 Kawasaki z250 fixer upperer. How best to clean this?

I picked up this 1 owner z250 for the price of a bottle of decent whiskey. Bargain!

It's been sitting outside for years, but I'm told it ran great. I'm going to restore it, and maybe cafe racerise...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,530
Posted By Neonasty
Actually it devalued at a rate of $1000 per hour....

Actually it devalued at a rate of $1000 per hour.

Absolutely I would buy an xr200 instead. Everytime.
Forum: Australia 04-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,530
Posted By Neonasty
I purchased a 250cc chinese dirt bike about 7...

I purchased a 250cc chinese dirt bike about 7 years ago, when they first started coming into the country. 250cc Lifan engine, 5 speed manual, small frame, 16 inch front wheel and 12? inch rear. It...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
Cheers mate. I was editing the post when...

Cheers mate.

I was editing the post when you replied.

-Shaun
Forum: Australia 03-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
That was my first conclusion. Wrong bearings...

That was my first conclusion. Wrong bearings used.

I cant find any bearings to suit. the correct OD while having a 15mm ID.

Perhaps I should just order a new set of spacers, and wheel...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,079
Posted By Neonasty
Hey all, Ive had an XR600 in my shed for about...

Hey all,
Ive had an XR600 in my shed for about 7 years now and its finally coming back together.

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EDIT: Its a 9/92 model with the cartridge forks
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I just need to...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,604
Posted By Neonasty
How did you manage to carry that table top?..

How did you manage to carry that table top?..
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 29,380
Posted By Neonasty
Laugh Great report

Great report, it looks like you both had an amazing time.

I'm planning to go there in 2016 and do a very similar trip. We might just use your trip as the base, and make a few small changes.

Do...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,764
Views: 991,163
Posted By Neonasty
If your Battery is going flat with the negative...

If your Battery is going flat with the negative disconnected from the bike. You can rule out the bike being the problem.

Its prob a faulty battery.
Forum: Australia 12-15-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 186,987
Posted By Neonasty
Nice. My 08 drinks oil sometimes. I changed the...

Nice. My 08 drinks oil sometimes. I changed the brand and it seems to have stopped doing it. *shrugs*

Is there much power difference?
Changed economy?
Did you have it done, or did you install it...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 186,987
Posted By Neonasty
Ive got an '08. I started blowing tail lights...

Ive got an '08. I started blowing tail lights too. I replaced it with an LED one from Jaycar. It was about $20 I think, plugs straight in. Same brightness maybe a little brighter. Zero problems...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 82,335
Posted By Neonasty
Looks like a great trip! I live on the south...

Looks like a great trip!

I live on the south east side of Melbourne. When you make it around here send me a message and I can guide you around a bit. Your welcome to pitch a tent and have a shower...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Neonasty
I saw a show the otherday on the Vic highcountry....

I saw a show the otherday on the Vic highcountry. Dargo General store now has DRZ400's they rent out. I think the bloke who owns the store also does tours.

Its a great area to ride, perhaps worth...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,628
Posted By Neonasty
I have nothing to do with this sale, but it goes...

I have nothing to do with this sale, but it goes to show you what you can get for $2000. Less work than a 30 year old piece of crap that needs another few grand spent on it.

Honda CB125E.
630Kms....
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,628
Posted By Neonasty
That XL185 looks great. Im hoping my XR600 will...

That XL185 looks great. Im hoping my XR600 will be something similar in the future.

Back to business: A cheap bike for riding around and playing with. Id suggest an 80s xr, You see them pop up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,862
Posted By Neonasty
This looks awesome. And here I am trying to...

This looks awesome.

And here I am trying to avoid a petty respray and reassemble of an xr600 with no real faults..

-Shaun
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,749
Posted By Neonasty
Sounds like a great trip. I was out that way...

Sounds like a great trip. I was out that way about a year and a half ago. However it was in a car. Id like to head back and explore further north of there next time.

-Shaun
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,898
Posted By Neonasty
Great report. I also felt the same way about...

Great report.

I also felt the same way about Nimbin. I hated the place and couldnt get away from there soon enough. Scummy, junkie fleabags. Not for me.
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