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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,149
Posted By Farmer Roy
I've flown domestic flights wearing bike jacket ,...

I've flown domestic flights wearing bike jacket , body armour & motorcross boots, with a camelback backpack as handluggage & just carried my helmet with the gloves stuffed inside
got a few funny...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 148,994
Posted By Farmer Roy
ktm 640 Adventure in Gunnedah, dalby moto sticker...

ktm 640 Adventure in Gunnedah, dalby moto sticker on front guard
Forum: OZ Vendors 05-19-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,862
Posted By Farmer Roy
umm, how about pannier frames or rear subframe...

umm, how about pannier frames or rear subframe support for WR450 ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
My local oil supplier stocks Liquid Intelligence...

My local oil supplier stocks Liquid Intelligence products, is there just one coolant or a bike specific range??
Half your luck playing on the bike today, I'm stuck in a tractor planting chick peas...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
yeah, its a pretty good thread & Oz specific,...

yeah, its a pretty good thread & Oz specific, which helps


basically I'm a tightarse & hate spending money on farkles if I don't have to, I also like to keep things simple
you may have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
here it is ...

here it is

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26653131&postcount=928
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
Turbo Bob on the Oz WR thread mounted a Trailtech...

Turbo Bob on the Oz WR thread mounted a Trailtech ( I think ) fan on his WR450 with a Safari tank, there are pics
There was some modification involved
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
+1 the most adrenalin charged thing you...

+1

the most adrenalin charged thing you can do on a bike is ride at night in pig country - if you survive being taken out by a roo or emu, you just know the pigs will come & finish the job
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
2012 model, so the oil tank is part of the...

2012 model, so the oil tank is part of the engine, not in the frame
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
I cant remember where I wrote it, but in one of...

I cant remember where I wrote it, but in one of the WR450 threads here I theorised that being a dry sump engine I could just put more oil in the oil tank, as long as it didn't overflow

1.5l...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,894
Posted By Farmer Roy
ok, sick of waiting for the mung bean to finish...

ok, sick of waiting for the mung bean to finish his report, so in the meantime here is my abridged version in another thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26499553&postcount=956
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
Dunlop D952 front - I like it 14 / 47 gearing ...

Dunlop D952 front - I like it
14 / 47 gearing
18 - 20 km / litre going fairly hard
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
the whippet went for a bit of a ride in March ...

the whippet went for a bit of a ride in March

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26499553&postcount=956
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
have run 1.5l for over 4000km now on our...

have run 1.5l for over 4000km now
on our recent trip out west did nearly 4000km of fairly high speed going, changed oil about halfway
only issue I've had is when coming into Bourke from...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5,640
Views: 386,131
Posted By Farmer Roy
Warumpi :thumb

Warumpi :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,126
Posted By Farmer Roy
err, my new bike ...

err, my new bike

...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 336,702
Posted By Farmer Roy
I have an oak tree from an acorn I picked up...

I have an oak tree from an acorn I picked up there about 20 yrs ago
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 336,702
Posted By Farmer Roy
easy :evil

easy :evil
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
thanks for that, I need to do something similar

thanks for that, I need to do something similar
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
do these lights have a high / low beam for road...

do these lights have a high / low beam for road use?
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Farmer Roy
bugger would of been good to see them succeed ...

bugger
would of been good to see them succeed
I had a buell firebolt & loved that bike
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,886
Posted By Farmer Roy
hope you didn't break his windscreen or shower...

hope you didn't break his windscreen or shower him with gravel when you went past :evil
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,278
Posted By Farmer Roy
that's not even taking in account emus those...

that's not even taking in account emus
those mad fookers go out of their way to try n hit you - sometimes out running the bastards is the best option to

ps - big fan of my Leatt neck brace,...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,900
Posted By Farmer Roy
:thumb I've got one

:thumb I've got one
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 285,449
Posted By Farmer Roy
umm, I know of blokes who have mounted them on...

umm, I know of blokes who have mounted them on mustering bikes ( used for rounding up cattle / sheep - DRZ400's very popular for this ) with no issues, & they don't get looked after very well!
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
yeah, I may be up for a new water pump soon...

yeah, I may be up for a new water pump soon anyway, noticed a bit of coolant dribbled out of the hole the other day when I moved the bike in the shed
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-14-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 237,893
Posted By Farmer Roy
https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10995473_472363332911155_7684520466180258895_n.jpg?oh=6c06dd34ad86ef4832d6969528b7fdaf&oe=5598E929&__gda__=1437600067_1922f872af137a53f5...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 285,449
Posted By Farmer Roy
cooling fans

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had the Whippet whistling like a kettle a few times, either with very slow speed heavy...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 140,880
Posted By Farmer Roy
cooling fans

cooling fans
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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
cooling fans

had the Whippet whistling like a kettle a few times, either with very slow speed heavy going, or when stopping after sustained high speed

been looking at installing some fans, but I have the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 56,911
Posted By Farmer Roy
don't know but I did fit a Seat Concepts foam &...

don't know
but I did fit a Seat Concepts foam & cover to mine, never done one before but it was very quick & easy
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 285,449
Posted By Farmer Roy
I think I was editing my post when you put this...

I think I was editing my post when you put this up :-)

no cush hub, just cant bring myself to spend that sort of money
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 285,449
Posted By Farmer Roy
I agree, its an absolute SHITLOAD of money ...

I agree, its an absolute SHITLOAD of money
money I cant justify

Kush hub works differently to the front sprocket with rubber, which yes I believe was about noise

I had a Kush sprocket on my...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Farmer Roy
umm, I've done a few remote-ish trips on my FI...

umm, I've done a few remote-ish trips on my FI WR450
generally try to put 95 + in it but on occasions when there hasn't been any choice it doesn't seem to matter, apart from maybe an increase in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,894
Posted By Farmer Roy
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10488151_10153186283652743_1689462095430461564_n.jpg?oh=0d442e40d9053fff7089073957098f5b&oe=557C6ED8&__gda__=1437928142_b9d1c08aac818dff...
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-10-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 625,320
Posted By Farmer Roy
Postie Bike Parts

hi
am chasing some bits for a postie

front wheel - rim, spokes, hub. Straight, no rust
fuel tank - no rust
complete foot peg assembly
rear shocks

I'm located at Gunnedah NSW so...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By Farmer Roy
looks like a great project love the classic...

looks like a great project
love the classic style of those old scoots
:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 04-10-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,720
Posted By Farmer Roy
any updates on this ?

any updates on this ?
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 85,060
Posted By Farmer Roy
Hi Bob Will be interested to see how that fits...

Hi Bob
Will be interested to see how that fits with the Safari tanks
I was thinking of doing something similar with El cheapo computer fans ( I am a tight arse ) but wasn't sure to mount in front...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,807
Posted By Farmer Roy
a week or so ago Lentil n I did a 4000km 5 day...

a week or so ago Lentil n I did a 4000km 5 day loop through western NSW, into SA & back home, mostly on dirt roads
hardly saw any traffic, but we each got flat tyres ( on separate days ) in pretty...
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