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Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By bluebox
cheap freight

I used a web site called truckit.net to get a motor interstate. I would recommend it. Its great for finding truckies looking for back-loads. I hope it helps you out.
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
Thank you all for a nice ride. I had a fabulous...

Thank you all for a nice ride. I had a fabulous time. I should have attempted the hill but my bike just didn't seem to have any grip in that sandy stuff. I had a couple minor incidents. But i didn't...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
I am just having brekkie on the hiway, be there...

I am just having brekkie on the hiway, be there 8ish
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
ginger pubes

I have heard the ginger pubes have a very hi octane rating. They are down right explosive. If you have ever seen eyebrows go up you will know what I mean. The bike might wheel stand, break a chain or...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
mine shaves

mine shaves
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By bluebox
Bring it on, this is my kind of challenge :) , I...

Bring it on, this is my kind of challenge :) , I just hope the dates don't interfere with anything else. Hope I finish the 24hour race!
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Can anybody tell me what this carbie is off :...

Can anybody tell me what this carbie is off : http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p622/bluebox66/IMG_20141108_140039_zpsi4ikuzuy.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,085
Posted By bluebox
I am not English, so by default must make me a...

I am not English, so by default must make me a mad dog!
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
xr650L stat writeoff up for auction

I was looking on Pickles and I came across this one:

http://www.pickles.com.au/damaged-salvage/item/-/details/CP-10-05--Honda--XR650L--Cycle/202315703

Its a 2005 xr650L that has taken a front...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Yes, I have most of the bits I will need for the...

Yes, I have most of the bits I will need for the engine e-start mod. Just tearing the motor apart now. I also got a crf450x headlight, triple clamp and forks. I got inspired by photos of thr bike you...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
My Barrel arrived from the USA. It's a lovely...

My Barrel arrived from the USA. It's a lovely looking 97mm conventional caste iron liner job. Virtually no wear or marks to speak of. Those guys must just park their xr's in the corner, look at them...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
I am glad you got it running. I can't help you...

I am glad you got it running. I can't help you with starting technique. I found it very difficult to start mine. It took weeks. Looking at the state of the bore I was surprised it started at all....
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By bluebox
I hope he has a speedy recovery.

I hope he has a speedy recovery.
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,341
Posted By bluebox
spot tracker saves another life

I wonder if this was an inmate from here? Whatever the case he was lucky to have a spot tracker with him:
...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
I think in 1985 Betamax was the best camcorders...

I think in 1985 Betamax was the best camcorders around. My Alpine Stars must be more than 30years old.
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
I am not used to having facial hair. I have one...

I am not used to having facial hair. I have one question. When you blow your nose or your misus what is the best method of getting the slimy stuff out?
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Thankyou Sundowner, you are a dead set legend to...

Thankyou Sundowner, you are a dead set legend to have got one of these over the line. I campaigned an 85' xr600 in the Croc Run back in the eighties. I was not able to finish because I spent too long...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By bluebox
Usually those silly black plastic mudguard...

Usually those silly black plastic mudguard extensions are the first thing that gets removed from trailbikes. It just becomes painful at safety certificate time at change of ownership.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By bluebox
Yes, and if you are an interstate truck driver...

Yes, and if you are an interstate truck driver then it's ideal for back loads. I imagine that there is an army of old guys with land cruisers and tandem trailers keen to make a a few dollars. It's a...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By bluebox
Cheap Freight Brokerage

Hey Everyone,
I just found a great Freight / Trucking network website.

A few days ago I bought a complete engine via an online auction and didn't get a quote on postage. I approached a few...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Thanks heaps for the offer. The guy who I bought...

Thanks heaps for the offer. The guy who I bought it from (Rob) sound like a good bloke. He offered to pack it and maybe even put it on a pallet and drop it off not too far from his place. He has a...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
I think Will calls that "racing...

I think Will calls that "racing clearances"
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Cry Does anyone want to do a deal for a motor or run a freight company?

I stuffed up again on eBay. I bought a running XR600 motor with carbie and CDI/coil for $610 located in West Woolongong. The guy is wrecking the whole bike and he seemed reasonable on prices. $20 for...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
That is a good point... I might do a REV's check...

That is a good point... I might do a REV's check on my VIN numbers before a spend a zillion dollars on them. They might be stollen! Or write offs. In this day and age it would be drama getting I bike...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
If I decide to build up the second from I have...

If I decide to build up the second from I have then I might be interested in all the disk brake gear. Also your old forks when you fit the cartridge ones. I was going to sell all the extra bits the...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
I wanted to finish porting the xr, so i went down...

I wanted to finish porting the xr, so i went down to Bunnings to get a tungsten carbide cutting bit for the die grinder. Those cheap stone ones just constantly get clogged with aluminum. Anyway I...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
They put a smile on your face. I bought that...

They put a smile on your face. I bought that motor Brian. I probably paid too much. But I guess its just a bit of insurance because I don't know what the gear box will be like when iI pull it apart....
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
The only reason for the e-start conversion is...

The only reason for the e-start conversion is because I was not aware that the bore was cactus. Tried to start it for so long that I could walk the next day. So chances are I will fall off and not be...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,079
Posted By bluebox
A few days in and my beard is in its infancy but...

A few days in and my beard is in its infancy but all ready copping flack. At least its past the itchy stage.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
I think the 1991-2000 xr600 countershaft has the...

I think the 1991-2000 xr600 countershaft has the fine spline so that you can use the extra wide xr650 sprocket.

I have to split mine to fit Ihe XL crankshaft. I will put bearings and seals in if...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
I saw a you tube video of a guy who drilled out...

I saw a you tube video of a guy who drilled out oil gallery's in the cam and head and fitted a high volume oil feed line up to the head. It feeds more oil to the far end of the cam . There is s place...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Hi Ian, that is great economy. I my xr250 gets...

Hi Ian, that is great economy. I my xr250 gets about 13-14 km/L hiway and off road. The postie uses less than half that. The Gumtree ad for my 600 had no rear tyre on the bike in the photo. I don't...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
The speedo was reading 15k before it stopped...

The speedo was reading 15k before it stopped working. I couldn't convince the kids to tow me behind the car to clutch start it. One night I did get it running. Lots of airostart. Kicked it about 4300...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Wicked Yep, its a 93' with an 89' motor and there are...

Yep, its a 93' with an 89' motor and there are big chunks OK nikasil missing! The speedo cable was rusted solid, worm drive stripped, fuel tap bolts frozen with inserts spinning in plastic. All bulbs...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 63,310
Posted By bluebox
Cry not so cheap xr600

So I was on Gumtree looking around for a scraper to do up and I found an xr600 for $900 with a rear disk brake. It didn't run but had spark direct from the coil wire. So I figured how hard could it...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,203
Posted By bluebox
congrats, an trully epic ride!

congrats, an trully epic ride!
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,203
Posted By bluebox
Words can not describe what am amazing...

Words can not describe what am amazing achievement this is. Scott is an incredible rider and has taken some big risks to get there in such a fast time. He had the right tool for the job. I wonder how...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,203
Posted By bluebox
Top effort

Good luck Scott. I know that I would love to have a go at this one year. Ride safe!
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 79,775
Posted By bluebox
tough mudder

Hey Phil, I will probably need some yah first aid after my jog in the rain tomorrow...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,448
Posted By bluebox
Spark Plug cap problem

I bought an old 1989 xr600r yesterday and I am in in the process of fixing it up. My first job is to get it running. I feel like i got a good deal because the guy gave me a second frame and wheels....
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