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Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,447
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
The smell of cooking as you ride through small...

The smell of cooking as you ride through small town main streets.
Laying back in the swag listening to Kookaburras and Magpies waking up the rest of the bush.
Sitting back getting mellow on rum...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 76,458
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Just put mine in the flea market

I bought a really nice low Km 650 a few months back as a two up tourer, but unfortunately the pillion is not so keen after all, so it's up for sale again, shame really it's a really good thing to...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 301,363
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
That would be the Boorowa War Memorial Clock.

That would be the Boorowa War Memorial Clock.
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,699
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Sorry, should have been more specific, Delo 400...

Sorry, should have been more specific, Delo 400 multi grade 15w40 is the one you want. True, it is fairly detergent which helps keep impurities suspended till they can be removed at the oil filter,...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,699
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
What XRMan said, I run everything on Delo 400,...

What XRMan said, I run everything on Delo 400, DR650, DL650, Postie Bike, Kubota and Mitsubishi Diesels, lawnmower etc. Easily obtainable anywhere, affordable.
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,814
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
an 18G1 can of a 2003ish Gixxer would look and...

an 18G1 can of a 2003ish Gixxer would look and sound just great on that.
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
The E07 is changed, the centre strip is gone,...

The E07 is changed, the centre strip is gone, tread pattern basically the same though. I think I paid about $150-160 for it a month or so ago.
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 46,661
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Yep notice that, it was stopped for a bit, just...

Yep notice that, it was stopped for a bit, just out of Windorah, assumed (incorrectly) he'd turned it off.
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 46,661
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Looks like the spot has been turned off.

Looks like the spot has been turned off.
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,980
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Good one Gav, :clap will be passing your way...

Good one Gav, :clap will be passing your way shortly, so may catch up with you.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18,833
Views: 2,251,226
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
How to tie down a Quad

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3877/14809063669_b988d40931.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oyCjFX)
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Tried both the x40F1x and the later x18G1x, i...

Tried both the x40F1x and the later x18G1x, i tried for some time to get a x40F1x and couldn't, so picked up a 18G1 but then a few weeks later a 40F1 landed in my lap at a stupid cheap price as is...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I can imagine, the standard Gixxer muffler...

I can imagine, the standard Gixxer muffler sounds pretty healty on a DR, but that Acra is a fair bit louder again.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 463,080
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
DR600 Dakar

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/yass/motorcycles/suzuki-dakar-sale-or-swap-i-m-after-a-comm-with-towbar-/1052400988
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 343,959
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Cold

Hasn't been too good for riding for the past month bar a few days, brought back a new bike from Melbourne the other day, and by Bonnie Doon my fingers had stopped working, no handguards no grip...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,364
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Been there done that ! I bought a new Super...

Been there done that ! I bought a new Super Glide in 1997, it did nothing for me, I tried for a while to enjoy it but eventually it just sat in the shed and I sold it about 12 months later.
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 76,458
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Just committed to buy a 2010 Wee and sent the...

Just committed to buy a 2010 Wee and sent the deposit, 2,990 Kms, no thats not a typo, soft panniers, top box, crash bars, bark busters, it's silver, $6,300.00 I think it's an okay buy at that.

I...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,804
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Victoria Hotel Ouyen VIC. Stayed there a couple...

Victoria Hotel Ouyen VIC. Stayed there a couple of weeks ago, this place must have been a veritable palace in it's heyday. If you like grand old buildings this is worth a visit. Prices were pretty...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I've done that !! but they were twin shock bikes...

I've done that !! but they were twin shock bikes and broke just forward of the top shock mounts, R60/6, XJ650 and an XS1100 all had rear racks, panniers, passenger and rough roads.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I found the hole just after I bought the bike, I...

I found the hole just after I bought the bike, I sprayed in a fair quantity of fish oil and sealed the hole with silicon, if I ever have the bike apart enough I may repair it or just weld a small...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 301,363
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Must admit I don't know what used to take place...

Must admit I don't know what used to take place there either (eucalyptus oil ?), just saw it on Wed. so turned around went back for a photo. Would have liked to gone in and had a poke around but I...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 301,363
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2940/14333792776_f5...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2940/14333792776_f57365a378_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nQCrdd)
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I've got a spare bed in Murrumbateman, if you...

I've got a spare bed in Murrumbateman, if you were to come this way.
Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,079
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Got home about an hour ago, terrific weekend...

Got home about an hour ago, terrific weekend great riding country, good food, good beer and even better company at Jingellic.

Maragle Power Line Track, Talbingo...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,730
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I went through the same exercise about a year...

I went through the same exercise about a year ago, ended up buying a Exped 9M mainly because I found one for $159.00 delivered. The only downside with it is the weight at 960g. The built in two hand...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,140
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
RIP Sir Jack, if he meets up with his old mate...

RIP Sir Jack, if he meets up with his old mate Phil Irving things are about to get a whole lot faster up there.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,745
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
That's the number for the Travellers Rest Hotel,...

That's the number for the Travellers Rest Hotel, Thorpdale http://www.gdaypubs.com.au/VIC/thorpdale.html
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Try the 19-24mm axle spanner from Ballards...

Try the 19-24mm axle spanner from Ballards Offroad, you can carry one item instead of three. ER70's idea is good too.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Oh well there goes my morning, thanks for that.

Oh well there goes my morning, thanks for that.
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
This has probably been asked before, but where...

This has probably been asked before, but where could you get a copy of "Naturally Free" I saw it once when it came out and even had the soundtrack on vinyl. For the benefit of those under about 50,...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 85,692
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I'll always fondly remember that trip to...

I'll always fondly remember that trip to Birdsville last year, I met some strangers who are now good friends.
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,079
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
I'll come to this one, I'll make it the first...

I'll come to this one, I'll make it the first night of a trip down the Murray to the mouth, and a side trip to Mungo. I want to be in Adelaide the following weekend to catch up with our son. Maybe...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,540
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Which Forma boots ? they make many. ...

Which Forma boots ? they make many. Coincidentally twelve months ago today I broke my Fibula just above the ankle, and destroyed several ligaments in my knee, I was wearing Forma Dominator TX boots,...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,326
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Twas a very good rally, thanks TVR

Twas a very good rally, thanks TVR
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Coming over the Clarence River once in late...

Coming over the Clarence River once in late seventies just turning off to go into Yamba my foot slipped off the peg on the Duc. 860 I looked down and there was Bel Ray spraying all up the side of the...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 25,941
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Mine is just a abbreviation of my surname, been...

Mine is just a abbreviation of my surname, been called it since high school, but Benz was taken so I used Benz-in-Oz. Probably should be Benz-in-the-Poo-Again.
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Try these links

http://prices.maa.nsw.gov.au/#
http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/registration/feesconcessions/registrationfees.html
Forum: Australia 04-07-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Top it up and change mechanics or better still do...

Top it up and change mechanics or better still do your own work.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
A faulty kill switch would knock out power to...

A faulty kill switch would knock out power to ignition and starter, but shouldn't kill the rest of the electrics. Side stand and clutch lock out switches are prime suspects on these bikes too, but...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,922,194
Posted By Benz-in-Oz
Thanks Berg & Hoots, those solutions would be...

Thanks Berg & Hoots, those solutions would be ideal, but at the moment I'm a bit short of fun tickets, the DR is supposed to be cheap thrills, I've got a couple of British bikes and a 350GTR project...
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