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Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Yes they can be resurrected if they haven't...

Yes they can be resurrected if they haven't broken down. get some carb cleaner the aerosol type is good, or some toluene but don't get it on your skin or inhale it as it is very carcinogenic (read...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 444,524
Posted By Old-Thumpa
3.14159% of Sailors are Pi rates!:freaky

3.14159% of Sailors are Pi rates!:freaky
Forum: Australia 06-16-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By Old-Thumpa
A lucky escape!!

Guy Martin, BOOM!!!

check out the pics of Guy Martins bike causing a huge fireball, http://www.guymartinracing.co.uk/
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,389
Posted By Old-Thumpa
I've been contemplating the exact same thing for...

I've been contemplating the exact same thing for several months now, a 34L is what i plan on using, but the physical size of the Tl motor is all that concerns me! i like the old tens but like a bit...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-22-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 111,030
Posted By Old-Thumpa
I have been thinking about building a sidecar...

I have been thinking about building a sidecar myself and probably will, however i am unsure of the process to get it registered in SA, has anyone from SA tried recently, i have an xt500 with a chair...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,783
Posted By Old-Thumpa
This is a "Super" Tenere, not a "bloody awesome"...

This is a "Super" Tenere, not a "bloody awesome" Tenere, I'm not sure about 1200, would be nice, but i wouldnt be surprised to see a 800-1000cc unit to rival KTM and BMW's ADV's!
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,783
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Brand new Super Tenere for 2010!!!

Just spotted on YMUK website, see link. doesnt go into too much detail but sounds like a possible GS slayer!! Lets hope its headed for world wide distribution!
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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,678
Posted By Old-Thumpa
If your looking for something with plenty of go...

If your looking for something with plenty of go you can ride all day, id go and get myself a WR450F or 426F, having ridden an XT500 everyday id be very happy with a WR for commuting and thrashing on...
Forum: Europe 07-31-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,007
Posted By Old-Thumpa
North Yorkshire Recently arrived back after...

North Yorkshire

Recently arrived back after a 12 year absence and in need of a bike, can anyone help? looking for an XT 500 or 600,660,750, Tenere, oh or an RD just for sh*ts and giggles!!
Forum: Europe 06-10-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,872
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Hi guys, i hit the island on tuesday night. Had...

Hi guys, i hit the island on tuesday night. Had my first race day today, wicked action!!! I was a little bummed to hear about Donald not racing. On another note, Nick Crowe crashed today, someone who...
Forum: Europe 05-13-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Moving To UK from Australia

Hi all, moving home after 12 years away, ill need a (cheap) bike of course, would ideally like an XT/TT any year really, or an RD250LC (for racing) or an RS250 Aprilia. If you can help out in North...
Forum: Europe 05-13-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,872
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Hi wideload, is it you thats got a plot on the...

Hi wideload, is it you thats got a plot on the track? if so ill drop by and say G'day. Ive already got a few con tacts in Laxey and douglas it'd be nice to meet a few more locals!
Forum: Europe 05-13-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,872
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Im headin to the island this year, all the way...

Im headin to the island this year, all the way from OZ!! i will let you know what i find, i booked a B&B only two months ago in the middle of Douglas. i know a couple of other aussies that have made...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,523
Posted By Old-Thumpa
The exhaust is exactly like you'll find on a...

The exhaust is exactly like you'll find on a turbo 'busa! i do hope the engine block and head is made from aluminium!! Audi have the technology to do it, maybe these crazy vikings do aswell!!:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,399
Posted By Old-Thumpa
I got the same thing on my two stroke but thats...

I got the same thing on my two stroke but thats cos i didnt replace the rings last time i honed the bores!!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,844
Posted By Old-Thumpa
You really shouldnt use motor oil in bike with...

You really shouldnt use motor oil in bike with wet clutches, they are full of friction modifiers, best using 4 stroke engine oil or two stroke gear oil. the lighter the oil the better, 5w30 10w30 is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Old-Thumpa
If youve got a vice bolted to your work bench...

If youve got a vice bolted to your work bench just bang it in there and crank it up, breaks beads easy, if one side goes and the other doesnt just twist the rim a bit and itll break away too!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,987
Posted By Old-Thumpa
If i were spending that money id want something i...

If i were spending that money id want something i could throw around and have a bit of fun on, id definitely go the WR450 or 426, awesome bikes just gotta keep on top of servicing, if you wanna go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 287,642
Posted By Old-Thumpa
Its a great thread you got going here guys, im...

Its a great thread you got going here guys, im interested in the upgrades you speak of, RM400N-T rear swing arm, YZ465 front end, seems like that combo would make for a pretty serious offroader, but...
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