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Forum: Vendors 07-12-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,193
Posted By Escapegoat
Me too

Pm me payment details please
Forum: Australia 06-17-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By Escapegoat
Fuel funnel

You can buy a little funnel with a built in filter and water trap if your worried. Its a little orange squarish shaped funnel and I think I got mine from Supacrap. Your more likely to get dust in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-14-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By Escapegoat
Rockstompa steering dampers

Hi All, Apparently Rockstompa has gone out of business, but does anyone know where I can get technical drawings, or know of anyone that can re-build a steering damper?

Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Escapegoat

Hi All, my 07 has 60,000km on it now. The only problem I have had twice now was a dirty teabag.(on average it was about 30,000km apart). It only ever happened when travelling across Australia, and it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-10-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,983
Posted By Escapegoat
Cool2 Go to a different KTM Dealer and don't ask for a...

Go to a different KTM Dealer and don't ask for a kit. (Talk to the boys at dalby moto) My front guard is off the 65, and the fork protectors are off something else. From what I have seen on the many...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By Escapegoat
Question I'm interested depending on dates.

I'm interested depending on dates.
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,189
Posted By Escapegoat
Andy'z panniers

I have Andy Strapz panniers. When I highsided my 990 at better than 100kph they were about the only thing not written off. Very good but they only rate them to carry 5kg if I remember correctly. I...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-12-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 82,052
Posted By Escapegoat
Locating your first aid kit

Guys, I just highsided my bike on a deserted country road about 3 hours drive from a hospital. I was by myself with no phone or two way reception and my first aid kit was in a saddle bag under the...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,767
Posted By Escapegoat
Thumbs down Replacing helmets

They recon you should replace a helmet every two years. The foam goes hard and loses its ability to absorb impacts. Ever seen an old helmet that has been left in the shed for years and the...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By Escapegoat
Thumb Teabagging a 990 KTM Adventure S-Tech Info

This thread is about the KTM 990 fuel pump and the O ring seals for it.
On a recent trip onto uncharted territory my bike wouldnt rev over about 4000 revs and would stall at every opportunity. A...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,492
Posted By Escapegoat
Three trips across Australia, 21000 km's and...

Three trips across Australia, 21000 km's and another 50000 kms on other bikes and never had a flat. I use the Tyre slime or what ever the brand names are (there's lots of them), and good quality...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,947
Posted By Escapegoat
Helmets and Overseas puchases

Dont know about SA, but I believe helmets must have the AS/NZS 1698 sticker on the back of the helmet. Your not allowed to remove or tamper with them. Thats how the cops bust the Harley dudes, andif...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,150
Posted By Escapegoat
My thoughts on death wobbles, tank slappers and scary moments

Hi All, just my two bobs worth. 8 months ago I bought a second hand 2007 990s. Rode it (hard) to work for 6 months and never had a problem on road biased nobbies. And have just finished a 11000km...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Escapegoat
Fork Protectors and high guards for a 990 KTM

Has anyone done this conversion to a 990 and what lowwer fork guards did they use?
I have been told a KTM 85
and a EXC lower fork guard will fit, does anybody know what will fit
Forum: Australia 08-03-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,553
Posted By Escapegoat
Blackwater Central Qld

I have been in the mines for 5 years now in Central Queensland Coalfields. Hard to get into, but if your keen keep trying its worth it. If your trying to get in, get into town and ask around.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Escapegoat
I have stayed there lots. The pub is cheap, but...

I have stayed there lots. The pub is cheap, but average. Actually poor. The best place I found was the motel on the northside, the highland inn or the scottsman or something like that. There is a...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,794
Posted By Escapegoat
here here:D[/quote] Fuel Consumption, yeah...

here here:D[/quote]

Fuel Consumption, yeah mine Consumes plenty :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-31-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,794
Posted By Escapegoat
Mate I dont know if yours has the same fuel pump...

Mate I dont know if yours has the same fuel pump as mine. My bike is a 990s with internal pump. Its about $1200, but dont sweat, mine has 43000km on it. You can get aftermarket parts form the states,...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3,463
Views: 342,794
Posted By Escapegoat
They sound like a Ducati when there on full...

They sound like a Ducati when there on full song-Awesome shit:lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-30-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,189
Posted By Escapegoat
Silicon as a new keypad

Talking about your dodgey on off switch. I dont know how your unit works as mine is a 76 csx, but I use a blob of black silicon in my car remote keys and pat it down with a wet finger. Works well and...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By Escapegoat
Wicked Wr 450 F 08

Hey Philth, when I read your post I thought-smart ass, but i ended up riding a KTM 950 the second half of the trip. I loved it, so when my KLR needs replacing I'll be going Orange. They are a great...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,175
Posted By Escapegoat
Count me in I been trying to get up there for a...

Count me in I been trying to get up there for a while. Keep us updated on the details.

Forum: Australia 08-21-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,198
Posted By Escapegoat
Motoz Tractionators

I just rode from Cairns to Broome with 26 other bikes, with a mix of Motoz tractionators, and the big bikes (KTM 950's) had Dunlop 908's I think-Rally Raids?. The big bikes did 5700km on one set, and...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,076
Posted By Escapegoat

Don't know If you'd actually get 600kms out of a tank. Maybe an IMS long range tank, because at about 6 litres per 100km's a standard 23 litre tank doesn't stretch that far-especially with a load.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By Escapegoat
Yeah I might be interested, what date are you...

Yeah I might be interested, what date are you looking to do it?

Forum: Australia 03-24-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,530
Posted By Escapegoat
The peak

Hey Griffo, that peak (whats it's name) is the one to the west of Mt warning looks over the whole tweed valley isn't it?. You have to walk to the tip, but where was the pic taken from??
Forum: Australia 03-23-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By Escapegoat
Question 400/450 size bikes/Jerry Can holders

Hey all, I am back after some computer probs.

Just went for a 350 km day trip around Central Queensland rolleston, Springsure and Comet River road, and got to test ride the new WR450, and the KTM...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,565
Posted By Escapegoat
KLR Extra fuel

HI Guys, I have just finished a set of 5l jerry can holders for my KLR. I haven't even had the chance to bolt it up on the bike since they only came from the powdercoaters.
They are level with the...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By Escapegoat
C Channel

Or take off your tail gate and use a piece of C150/C100 channel (the same shite as your shed purlins) that is long enough to cover the bike length. Its only about $10 a meter, and 2.0m should cover...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,252
Posted By Escapegoat

Hi Tags, As suggested get your HC (Road Train) hauling coal in the mines they're getting around $50 hour for 12 hour shifts. Thats $600 a day, beats working for a living!
Even rear dump operators...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,972
Posted By Escapegoat

Thanks Jaq's , I am back, I had a few computer problems, this is an old thread now, but I'll check it out. And thanks Mick, i knew I bought all that abseiling gear for something
Forum: Australia 01-16-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By Escapegoat
That'd be wesfarmers. I work for them too Coal...

That'd be wesfarmers. I work for them too Coal mines, and gas
Forum: Australia 01-13-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,927
Posted By Escapegoat

Yep there are a few on the market that use the 'watch' type batteries. They are fn expensive to replace, so stick with the AAA's or AA's. Likewise, my camera takes AA's.

We use them a lot at...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,096
Posted By Escapegoat
Nokia 6120

Well I did it, didn't have to coz i was on the old system, not CDMA, but I was due for a phone anyway. I got the NOKIA 6120. I think its an awesome phone, and has a lot of features.

You can even...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,883
Posted By Escapegoat
Yep. have one supporting the pillow. Don't know...

Yep. have one supporting the pillow. Don't know WTF I am going to do with it if I need it but will make it up as I go along:lol3

Sooner have to explain to the plod than be pushing up daisies,...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By Escapegoat
Take your leather boots and lace a big assed...

Take your leather boots and lace a big assed zipper into the lace holes. It's been done for years!:lol3 I remember doing that 15 years ago in submarines.

Same bullshit in the mines up here, and...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,461
Posted By Escapegoat
A dumlop 605 on front but am going to change to...

A dumlop 605 on front but am going to change to 606 the guys have already recomended.
A Trail wing 48?? on the rear when it ever gets out of the shop. Haven't used that one yet, and don't know if...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,075
Posted By Escapegoat
Laugh Good theory I like your way of thinking:clap ...

Good theory I like your way of thinking:clap

-digital cameras though. Even the coppers will take a photo of say an overlength load. If you don't pay it and it goes to court out comes the pic,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Escapegoat
Thumb Oh yeah, and thanks for the info. I thought it's...

Oh yeah, and thanks for the info. I thought it's be around 28-29 litres. Range, I don't know about, with my standard tank I'd be lucky to get 300 before reserve. Most of my riding is a short 15 km to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Escapegoat

Yeah that's what I was thinking, fuel stops seem pretty frequent though from here to Alice, and I carry Jerry's too. But there's also the Booroola one in August.
Really it's more to protect the...
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