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Forum: Australia 05-23-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By rocketmanphil
It490

I have a chance of picking up an 83 IT 490 and am interested in hearing from others that have this bike as well and what they have done to them! this one that I am looking at is a basket case so will...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 84,161
Posted By rocketmanphil
it490

Hi there !

I am new to the it world having come from the last dirt bike being an xr650r which had to go :cry

I have now got another toy which is an 83 It490, so I will be interested in...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By rocketmanphil
O (Shit) E (the end) M (Money, money)

:nod Thanks all for suggestions, it has taken me down a few paths :) i am now awaiting a response from one guy who may have a Hornet coming in nest week, he is from Greece of all places, i has...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By rocketmanphil
Question OEM means Overly Expensive Machining

HI all

who was the person to decide on prices for parts ????? i got a quote for Honda fuel injected pump at $900 :ddog retail ???

with discount its down to $640 can anyone point me in the...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
The Good the Bad and the Ugly

I looked and searched for ages :ostrich  when i decided to get back on the dirt and talked to all sorts of riders and people, yeah I had a small budget ! but I was interested in looking at all...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
my 2 bobs

at the rate that i ride :huh damned if i could tell the difference ! i have a 1100 that i have spent some dollars with & on the road i can tell the difference.................but dirt ? what i...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By rocketmanphil
Zzr/zx 11

Hi there all

who still owns the 11 ? I have had 4 of these before and am looking at a 94 (first of the D model) at the moment that has only 11thou on the clock and appears to be true k's

I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,162
Posted By rocketmanphil
you have that knack

Hi there Kamukaru :D

you have that ability to inspire thoughts of I want I want with your photographs :cry

i have seen a few of your threads in the past over the Z900's that hadme...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By rocketmanphil
Kawasaki VN 800

Hi all

Can some-one post a picture of a small screen that they have fitted to the VN ? early 2003 on-wards model, ?

I have not seen many that I would go ahead and purchase from the NET and...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 25,650
Posted By rocketmanphil
Pissed its everywhere

:dealmy brother had the same issue with selling a bike on Trading Post only few months ago. And I was contacted on my mobile after advertising a vehicle in a local Barossa paper :baldy

what I...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By rocketmanphil
Vn 800

:roflCan anyone post some pictures of a smaller type screen for the Kawasaki VN800 ? it is a think think thinking :roflaround 2004 onwards model, one with the fat front tyre if that helps


...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
ouch

:cry

thats not cheap, I know, you get what you pay for, maybe in numbers the price might go down a bit more. speaking of that I wonder how many of us are on our own buying bits and peices...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
nice

nice :D what was the cost of them ?
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By rocketmanphil
stick it good

I use what is called Sikaflex on the clutch cover of my XR650R it comes in a standard/cartridge tube, whats left over can be used all around the house and car too :evil

all the details are...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By rocketmanphil
i stitched together a bit of general info for our...

i stitched together a bit of general info for our riding group, just wondering if you'd mind having a look over it and see what you think? it's really basic, but since you've just done the course i...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By rocketmanphil
First Aid

just recently i updated my Senior First Aid and I had the best session ever with a presenter that was showing how to do this and that not from the "thou shalt be done this way book" and it got me...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,685
Posted By rocketmanphil
happy birthday

well all I can say is that this site has enabled me to make friends with like minded lunatics and fanatics from all over the world that are happy to extend a hand to an unknown person from across the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,253
Posted By rocketmanphil
here in

Here in Australia :D South Australia in particular

we have what is called seasonal registration and as long as it is kept like that when you go to put some rego on a bike you dont get hit with...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
How do I avoid melting the side-cover? I was...

How do I avoid melting the side-cover?
I was thinking:
- Muffler-tape on the Staintune muffler itsself, then
- got one of those AdventureMoto bracket / guard / tinny things to keep the plastic off...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
tooo much

I looked at that but the guy wants toooo much for it.......
Forum: Australia 06-20-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,297
Posted By rocketmanphil
GGRRRRR

I agree ! unfortunately "use mobile phone whilst driving" incurs a $ 220 fine and 3 points off your licence in SA

MAYBE $500 AND LOSS OF HAND WOULD 
CHANGE THE ATTITUDE OF THOSE 
DICKHEADS
Forum: Australia 06-20-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
but not the Real R

no doubt some have seen this thread ?


http://powersports.honda.com/2012/xr650l.aspx

be interesting if the real one comes back (although has never left :evil)

hey Sean-o when I took the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By rocketmanphil
tire are sold that give you the option of how...

tire are sold that give you the option of how much percentage is either on or off the road......... the choice is easy, just the cost is determined by you :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,222
Posted By rocketmanphil
Cr ?

very true and obviously accurate being a man of the 9 culture :evil

the only down side to the big 2 strokes is the insanity that goes with ride, but it does help to be a little crazy :evil
Forum: Australia 06-20-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14,088
Views: 1,020,105
Posted By rocketmanphil
I will aim for that ride ! if you dont mind can...

I will aim for that ride ! if you dont mind can "somone" pm re details ?

cheers :1drink
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
It was a headache, but only becasue of what the...

It was a headache, but only becasue of what the PO had screwed with and stuffed up, all is good now :D



[QUOTE=Sean-0;16185848]i havent looked is it not behind the flywheel?

I pulled...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,565
Posted By rocketmanphil
pivot

I wanted somethng that was wider and had never tried them before and took a gamble on spending the dosh ($170) and am glad that I did :D

I've put them on a XR650R so if you have seen the...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
cost

Hey Sean-o

what areyou actually doing ? going for full grunt on the rewind? including lights etc ?

keep us posted :deal
Forum: Australia 06-15-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,611
Posted By rocketmanphil
repco

I have tried a few times to get to the listed site ........ no luck ? closed maybe ?
Forum: Australia 06-15-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,637
Posted By rocketmanphil
you know that we care about you

Sheldon is that you ?


(silence of the crckets) :ear
Forum: Australia 06-12-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By rocketmanphil
mr grumpy

okay :deal he is an oddball :arg

but he would fit in with us though :evil

in the last 5 years or so he has had to put up with people coming into the shop to size something and then they...
Forum: Australia 06-11-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14,088
Views: 1,020,105
Posted By rocketmanphil
let us/me know

can you post a bit about the ride ? later this year I wouldnt mind tagging along for a ride that way ........:ear if it is an open door ?
Forum: Australia 06-11-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14,088
Views: 1,020,105
Posted By rocketmanphil
just curious :D do you get much dirt tracks out...

just curious :D do you get much dirt tracks out that way ? I spent most of my time over that way on the TAR and to be honest wasnt :evil particularly in the position to note dirt tracks ........
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22,677
Views: 2,876,918
Posted By rocketmanphil
Last June was a looooooooong time ago! Ha I...

Last June was a looooooooong time ago! Ha I remember a year ago right now when I had just brought my first BRP home I boiled it over in the driveway letting it idle (trying to sort through the PO's...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22,677
Views: 2,876,918
Posted By rocketmanphil
I just checked mine and the writing is upside...

I just checked mine and the writing is upside down. I had the whole shock rebuilt and re-gas'd by a bike suspension business. only difference to yours is that mine is a Eibach. hope that helps
Forum: Australia 06-10-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By rocketmanphil
grumpy

:D yes he is nicknamed along those lines, but hey we all get like that !
Forum: Australia 06-10-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By rocketmanphil
Adelaide Motorcycle Accessories

Hi all

in the city around the corner from Gouger street is a business called Adelaide Motorcycle Accessories is closing down and there are bargains to be had.

Unfortunately the owner (paul)...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
and a taste

heres a picture of the nearly finished Friggin Red Pig :evil
Forum: Australia 06-09-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8,785
Views: 649,946
Posted By rocketmanphil
front rack

Hi all !

been quiet in here ? :ear

has anyone attempted to install front racks ? I have priced what i thought would be cheap alternatives but found that they are really over the top, Susuzki...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22,677
Views: 2,876,918
Posted By rocketmanphil
[QUOTE=nella;16105384]The only frame of reference...

[QUOTE=nella;16105384]The only frame of reference I have is a FMF Q4 on a XR650L and the R4 is way louder than that. I may try to find something a little more tame so as not to completely alienate...
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