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Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,612
Posted By -Macca-
Good to put some faces to names (even if I can't...

Good to put some faces to names (even if I can't remember the names now.. :shog )

Might have to make it a semi-regular thing..
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,612
Posted By -Macca-
Book me in Eddy. Good excuse to get out for a...

Book me in Eddy. Good excuse to get out for a while.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14,872
Views: 1,605,856
Posted By -Macca-
2011 KLR, and yes, my clutch safety failed. ...

2011 KLR, and yes, my clutch safety failed. Having stalled it entering an intersection, and not being able to restart it until I found neutral in a big hurry, my clutch safety is now disabled. :deal
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,612
Posted By -Macca-
I might be in for that depending on the missus'...

I might be in for that depending on the missus' school times. Will confirm later.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By -Macca-
Option 2 is rough as guts, but quicker (time...

Option 2 is rough as guts, but quicker (time wise).

Option 1 is a much nicer road (although more gravelly), but will take longer.

If it's wet, 2 up, I'd do option 1. If dry, option 2 (the first...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,317,481
Posted By -Macca-
What sort of comp's were you looking at, and...

What sort of comp's were you looking at, and how's your truck set up now?

Send me a PM & we'll chat..
Forum: Australia 01-24-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,557
Posted By -Macca-
Collapsible Squid Pole (collapses to about a...

Collapsible Squid Pole (collapses to about a metre long):

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t1/1441189_10200797071467393_1442727161_n.jpg

Probably don't need all 7 metres...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By -Macca-
Why don't they ram some girders down beside the...

Why don't they ram some girders down beside the road to stop the slip and fix the road properly going up the hill out of Traf? Oh, that's right, it's cheaper and easier to just make that section a...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By -Macca-
^ x 2, but I'd use heatshrink in whatever colour...

^ x 2, but I'd use heatshrink in whatever colour tickles your fancy..
Forum: Australia 12-27-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 39,350
Posted By -Macca-
One day should be heaps Terry. I did Dromana,...

One day should be heaps Terry. I did Dromana, Noojee, Woods, Jamo, Mansfield, Mt Stirling and back yesterday..
Forum: Australia 12-23-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By -Macca-
Show us a pic of it as it stands Joff.. :lol3

Show us a pic of it as it stands Joff.. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,011
Posted By -Macca-
I just write date/odo/item on the wall of the...

I just write date/odo/item on the wall of the garage.. If the new owner wants a copy they can take a photo! :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 572,636
Posted By -Macca-
Over my shoulder: ...

Over my shoulder:

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t41/macca-macca/KLR/25-28%20-%204%20-%2013%20-%20Wee%20Jasper/IMG_0010_zps67266dfb.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-22-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By -Macca-
Where in Melbourne are you? If you're south...

Where in Melbourne are you?

If you're south east, go to Pablo's in Mulgrave on a Saturday morning for a RWC, and if you need it, I can offer up my shed for working on it.
Forum: Australia 10-16-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,411
Posted By -Macca-
It's not so much the speed cameras themselves. ...

It's not so much the speed cameras themselves.

It's the:

1) lack of tolerance (3km/h? Seriously? I fart and change speed by more than that)
2) The sneaky bastard tactics
3) The fact we're...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By -Macca-
Plus two on ASR

Plus two on ASR
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,465
Posted By -Macca-
Delo 400 or Valvoline Super Diesel in the TD42T...

Delo 400 or Valvoline Super Diesel in the TD42T Patrol and the KLR.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-03-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 29,110
Posted By -Macca-
Does this one charge via the cradle like the...

Does this one charge via the cradle like the Peaklife one?
Forum: Australia 09-01-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,118
Posted By -Macca-
x2 I've had deer on the Black Spur jump out...

x2

I've had deer on the Black Spur jump out in front of me a few times. Just glad I was in the Patrol and not on the bike those few times.. :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35,637
Views: 9,014,487
Posted By -Macca-
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/q79/s720x720/1150319_10151893975848140_185692384_n.jpg

Hey cool, that's Lenna. :clap She and her hubby [Stewy (Aus)...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,297
Posted By -Macca-
My old bus. This was taken on day two of our...

My old bus. This was taken on day two of our honeymoon into the outback..

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t41/macca-macca/Honeymoon/DSCF2576.jpg

4.2 litre straight six dual fuel (gas &...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
Posted By -Macca-
There is also a train of thought that the leg...

There is also a train of thought that the leg hanging out acts as a pendulum/damper and helps absorb some of the movement/wiggle the bike has under hard braking.

How true that is I'm not sure, but...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By -Macca-
Same details confirmed current this weekend just...

Same details confirmed current this weekend just gone (11 May 2013)

Cafe does coffee & cake for $5. :D
Forum: Australia 05-07-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,344
Posted By -Macca-
I just wandered around the corner for a look.. ...

I just wandered around the corner for a look..

They've got signs up in the windows indicating that they're doing reno's, and to keep an eye on their website (http://www.motoworld.com.au/)
Forum: Australia 04-29-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By -Macca-
That's the one that goes from Mt Hurley Rd across...

That's the one that goes from Mt Hurley Rd across to the main road yeah?

If so, I've come down there in the 4x4 in the wet, full compression lockup, madly dipping the clutch trying to get it...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,761
Posted By -Macca-
x2. Just good luck AndyStrapz is out of stock of...

x2. Just good luck AndyStrapz is out of stock of 46's at the moment so I didn't buy today.

Watching with interest. :patch
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,104
Posted By -Macca-
Sub'd.. This geek wants to see what you...

Sub'd..

This geek wants to see what you geeks get done.. :rofl
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By -Macca-
Have a good ride boys.. :D Take some bloody pics...

Have a good ride boys.. :D Take some bloody pics this time!

:hide
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,044
Posted By -Macca-
General store is no more. Fuel is...

General store is no more.

Fuel is apparently available to bikes only at the pub, however don't quote me on it until I can confirm later in the week.
Forum: Australia 03-18-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 30,764
Posted By -Macca-
Joes Garage, Hobart. Very bike friendly, even if...

Joes Garage, Hobart. Very bike friendly, even if headed a little too upmarket.

http://www.themercury.com.au/images/uploadedfiles/editorial/pictures/2011/11/08/JOESWIDE_CROP-1_DD178816_216123.JPG
Forum: Australia 03-16-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,675
Posted By -Macca-
Never fry bacon in the nude. :eek1

Never fry bacon in the nude. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8,535
Views: 2,095,427
Posted By -Macca-
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t41/macca-macca...

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t41/macca-macca/KLR/8-3-13%20-%20Maffra/20130309_070702_zps18bdc782.jpg

First bit of flat ground we found in the dark.. :D
Forum: Australia 03-12-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,317,481
Posted By -Macca-
x2. The newer autos are so much better than the...

x2. The newer autos are so much better than the slushboxes of years gone by.


Carefully, carefully. Tritons are known to crack the chassis above the rear wheels, and the Patrol utes are known...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By -Macca-
Yet when I used Opal in the TB42 (4.2L petrol 6)...

Yet when I used Opal in the TB42 (4.2L petrol 6) in the Patrol, it ran like a bucket of shit, and used more fuel (like running on ethanol blends really). Was glad when I go to Ross River station and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By -Macca-
Keep in mind though, it is a DS bike, not a...

Keep in mind though, it is a DS bike, not a sports bike. The suspension WILL sag a fair bit with your weight on board. Don't just look at it and think "I can't get my leg up that high!". Hop on...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By -Macca-
Definitely all the way on a roadie.. The...

Definitely all the way on a roadie..

The killer would be the corrugations on sportsbike suspension. If you get in relatively early in the season you'll be on freshly graded and rolled roads (but...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 191,274
Posted By -Macca-
Depends. My missus's '98 ZX6R has a really...

Depends. My missus's '98 ZX6R has a really annoying habit of freezing up the carbs on cold damp mornings down here in Vic. Apparently there was an "option" way back when it was new of getting the...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By -Macca-
Hopefully not too much rain too quick though. I...

Hopefully not too much rain too quick though. I stopped by what's left of my Uncles place at Seaton yesterday. The soil is all like bulldust now. Riding in there was difficult enough - if it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By -Macca-
Definitely going back when the sand is firmer and...

Definitely going back when the sand is firmer and I've got someone else there to help pick me up.. :rofl

Swag - I got it 2nd hand, and it was already tagged. It came full of red dust, so I'm...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 191,274
Posted By -Macca-
Less internet bitchin', more riding boys.. ...

Less internet bitchin', more riding boys..

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t41/macca-macca/KLR/8-3-13%20-%20Maffra/20130309_070702_zps18bdc782.jpg

Yeah yeah, I know I'm riding with a BMW...
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