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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 221,912
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Ummmm , What's going on young fella ? I decide to...

Ummmm , What's going on young fella ? I decide to catch up on what you are up to and there is nothing for a couple of Months , :D I am hoping that means you got the crippled Triple regoed and have...
Forum: Australia Today, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 285,443
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Could be Arthur's Pass Rd , between the GWH and...

Could be Arthur's Pass Rd , between the GWH and Hill End .
Forum: Australia Today, 02:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Jeesus , Mick on a making sense crusade , what is...

Jeesus , Mick on a making sense crusade , what is this place coming too :lol3.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I stay at The Port Of Bourke Hotel every time I'm...

I stay at The Port Of Bourke Hotel every time I'm in Bourke , a great Feed and a bed for about $60 , a big locked gate to secure the vehicle and friendly service . Two thumbs up from me , I'll be...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,876
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
The starter relay clicks in when the the start...

The starter relay clicks in when the the start button is pressed with a charged battery installed , the starter motor should then turn and start the engine .

This is sounding more and more like an...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 124,442
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
:norton and here I was thinking you'd be happy...

:norton and here I was thinking you'd be happy going to work for at least a week :lol3 .
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,876
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Could be starter Brushes , they do wear . ...

Could be starter Brushes , they do wear .

Check the connection where the battery terminals bolt onto the starter relay , could be a bit of corrosion build up stopping a good connection .

Might...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-25-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Not locked to anything ...

Not locked to anything
http://www.ja-gps.com.au/Garmin/garmin-topo-australia-nz-sd/
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17,842
Views: 2,144,878
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Nah :nono wood don't come that thick , gotta be...

Nah :nono wood don't come that thick , gotta be concrete . :rofl
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,876
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Starter Relay ? Connectors all clean and...

Starter Relay ?

Connectors all clean and pushed home ?

:cry Does it sound like something is spinning but the engine is not , if so then the starter clutch is not engaging or is just spinning...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 07-24-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Try having a look through this site , there...

Try having a look through this site , there should be some interesting alternatives there for your trip .

http://transaustraliatrail.com.au/
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 07-24-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
My advice is to plan your own route and plot it...

My advice is to plan your own route and plot it onto your GPS . Use what ever interface program applies to your GPS manufacturer , Garmin = Basecamp , Magellan = Vantage point , etc , etc .

That...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-24-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Hi Tim , I got the Garmin Topo's with my...

Hi Tim ,

I got the Garmin Topo's with my Montana as a package , I reckon they would be worth every cent of the ask , I'd want them on an SD card though , so if you change GPS's you can take the...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 273,773
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I get around 25,000 - 30, 000 km out of sprockets...

I get around 25,000 - 30, 000 km out of sprockets and chains . Don't lube them much , just keep them at a slightly loose tension . That said , I only use the best RK chain and Genuine sprockets when...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 431,876
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Good Luck and have fun Troy , you and Mark have...

Good Luck and have fun Troy , you and Mark have both had your share of drama's with the bikes , hope it is all plain sailing from now on for you both :clap .
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,261
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Go back and read the very first post Trev .

Go back and read the very first post Trev .
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17,842
Views: 2,144,878
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
If you get a chance to talk to him Dr AT , say...

If you get a chance to talk to him Dr AT , say that those of us who appreciated his input miss him and those that didn't , well , they really don't matter .

Thanks .
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,616
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk145/kipo_buck...

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk145/kipo_bucket/2002Small_zps7795f153.jpg

You need a few larger hammers :rofl
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
What is their make up like , solid or smaller...

What is their make up like , solid or smaller bits rolled into one held together by some binding agent ?
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,261
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
CRF 450 X is a complied bike , provided the frame...

CRF 450 X is a complied bike , provided the frame came from a source that had not cancelled the VIN number or a non repairable write off he is ok . It will still be a hassle with the bureaucratic pen...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
This question has made me think a bit , in the...

This question has made me think a bit , in the past I have just accepted that this is what happens and not thought any more of it .

Now I have decided that the next time I have the opportunity to...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,261
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
The frame in the jig with the motor and swing arm...

The frame in the jig with the motor and swing arm , is that an Aprillia V twin swing arm ?
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
It's to keep the Rabbits out son :rofl .

It's to keep the Rabbits out son :rofl .
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,238
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
He's a mod , he ain't allowed to look at pics of...

He's a mod , he ain't allowed to look at pics of banned inmates or their bikes , so he looks at the background :lol3.
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 14,748
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Yep Bill , I still have my Darmah too , I have...

Yep Bill , I still have my Darmah too , I have had shed load of different bikes since I last rode the Darmah in anger , I'd really like a New Ural but reducing the mortgage is more important at the...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
The reply was not only for the question poster ,...

The reply was not only for the question poster , not everyone knows the situation out there .
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,238
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Shit , DRF is right , the hair is trimmed , the...

Shit , DRF is right , the hair is trimmed , the beard is trimmed and his shit is still fermenting :rofl , instead of oozing out all over Duckee :lol3 .
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
As my wife :whip will attest , if I reply , you...

As my wife :whip will attest , if I reply , you can be 99% sure I am correct :lol3 .


If I say nothing , I am not sure :wink:.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I think they were 908's Jeffro :wink: .

I think they were 908's Jeffro :wink: .
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I'll throw any MX tyre I fancy on the front of my...

I'll throw any MX tyre I fancy on the front of my 950 , recently been D 742 's , Work real well on the dirt and tar but don't last any more than 3000 or so k's if used much on tar . Actually I think...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 14,748
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Well bugger me aye , BT is a tripod now :rofl ....

Well bugger me aye , BT is a tripod now :rofl . Are ya going chasing grannies now too , oops forgot , ya been doin' that for years :lol3.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
Dave did it originally assisted in 2010 , with 4...

Dave did it originally assisted in 2010 , with 4 x 4 back up carrying fuel and water . This last ride filmed was earlier this year .
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
You have to carry about 50 L of fuel and 20 of...

You have to carry about 50 L of fuel and 20 of water , try doing that and riding through 500 km of sand dunes , not as easy as some would expect .
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 16,828
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I could also do the 3 rd , will have started...

I could also do the 3 rd , will have started annual leave the previous Wednesday so SWMBO will likely be keen to get rid of me for a day or 2 by then :lol3 .


No good for this coming Weekend...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,238
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
You funny guy DRF .

You funny guy DRF
.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 427,461
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
:rofl :rofl :rofl Probably the...

:rofl
:rofl
:rofl


Probably the definitive how to lesson , for the old " Don't get mad , just get even " line of thinking .:clap
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,353
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I use it on both my bikes , a strap over the...

I use it on both my bikes , a strap over the handle bar mount pad on my WR and on a ram mount on my 950 , I also have a PLB which I have in a side pocket of my backpack for that separation issue...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,731
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
G'day Al . I'd go to the States and find a DR/KLR...

G'day Al . I'd go to the States and find a DR/KLR and head Nth . Always have been fascinated by Alaska and the Arctic . This RR has some amazing scenery shots that just captivate me .
...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 16,828
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
I could not find any stockists of Ram mounts in...

I could not find any stockists of Ram mounts in the Hunter when I was in need of one ,I ended up using. Johnny Appleseed 2 .
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 103,105
Posted By Oldfatbeerman
250 F has carb ( till 2015 ) , 250 R and 450 F is...

250 F has carb ( till 2015 ) , 250 R and 450 F is FI . I think the 250 F is what you are referring to now , so Yes all the free mods do apply , if used , they should all be done I'd think .
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