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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,538
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Had the same issue, replaced o ring with same...

Had the same issue, replaced o ring with same size and leak continued. Tried a thicker o ring and leak got worse! Bought genuine o ring and leak has been gone for 3 years! Go figure!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-20-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
just confirming for you guys who hate the front...

just confirming for you guys who hate the front brake, the Dual Piston Grimeca calliper off the 1000 Quota, not the 1100, is a straight swap. All you need do is hand file a very small amount of metal...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,150
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
one Longest Day ride, about 3000kms for me.

one Longest Day ride, about 3000kms for me.
Forum: Australia 04-19-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,678
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Note to self- When your riding along in the...

Note to self- When your riding along in the middle of nowhere daydreaming about past sexual liaisons, NEVER STOP AND HAVE A WANK! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 1,283,727
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I'm running a TM40 on my 02, don't know the...

I'm running a TM40 on my 02, don't know the jetting sizes as it was on the bike when I got it. 17/42 gearing, Staintune system, airbox mod, it runs out at 170kmh, done about 10000kms on it since...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,261
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Has anyone tried making them their own teeny...

Has anyone tried making them their own teeny weeny little riding suits to see if they then leave ours alone?
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,261
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Depends on your situation, if you have a dog or...

Depends on your situation, if you have a dog or cat use the Wafarin Based multi feed baits, if you don't , the single feed (one shot) baits.
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20,656
Views: 2,474,517
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Was awake when it hit, rumbling in the distance...

Was awake when it hit, rumbling in the distance like a train getting louder and then the house started shaking for about 15 seconds, couple of things fell off the bedside table. Just like a long...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,343
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
[QUOTE=UncleGra;26154047]I'll kick it off...... ...

[QUOTE=UncleGra;26154047]I'll kick it off......

pic..

http://unclegra.smugmug.com/Back-Road-Tourist/i-VjkcGQS/0/L/IMG_0173-L.jpg

"The bear is poking its nose out!" "Keep your distance...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 148,355
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
you cant whistle?

you cant whistle?
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 1,283,727
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Exhaust question

I have a 2003 640A with a Staintune system fitted and when I bought the bike it had the reduced baffle in the muffler outlet. It runs fine as is, but was wondering if I can simply remove the outlet...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,083
Views: 1,283,727
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
too many big words in this thread, I have to keep...

too many big words in this thread, I have to keep referring to my Stictionary!
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,143
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Probably hard to tell with a helmet on, so it may...

Probably hard to tell with a helmet on, so it may be more pertinent to ask the question, "Did she have big tits?".
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I just got a Givi 45 Litre pannier in the post...

I just got a Givi 45 Litre pannier in the post for around $25 from NSW to regional QLD, weighs around 4 kg and in a box roughly 600mm x 600mm x 300mm, how heavy are your panniers?
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,876
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Got 80000kms on mine, never touched anything...

Got 80000kms on mine, never touched anything besides usual maintenance. Would jump on it tomorrow and ride it around the country. Dont believe everything you read on the net, I've found UKGSer to be...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,871
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
there is rumoured to be a MK5 version where the...

there is rumoured to be a MK5 version where the earth moves off its axis around the peg, but early test results revealed that only one rider on the planet at a time could use them, so due to the low...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,871
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I wouldn't be too worried about possible...

I wouldn't be too worried about possible litigious outcomes or the lack of, if the product fails. If the Oz manufacturing/motorcycle industry doesn't wake the fuck up and do something about the...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,143
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
on UKGSer "Tosser" is a term of endearment that...

on UKGSer "Tosser" is a term of endearment that unites the BMW community! Thread should be retitled "What A Fuckwit!" to avoid confusion and maintain Commonwealth relations IMO.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,143
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I wonder if he was a Salad tosser or perhaps had...

I wonder if he was a Salad tosser or perhaps had just finished having his salad tossed!? So many unanswered questions.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
spark outside the block does not necessarily mean...

spark outside the block does not necessarily mean you are getting it under compression, could be as simple as a failed plug, seen that before.
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
did the same deal, too easy, direct debit monthly...

did the same deal, too easy, direct debit monthly payment and you can just forget about it, but its there when you need it.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
never throw out nails and screws, you can always...

never throw out nails and screws, you can always put them in a jar somewhere!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-21-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
the weird part is I have some old road tests...

the weird part is I have some old road tests comparing the NTX to the BMW R80GS and Suzukis DR750 and they rate the NTX brakes as the best of all 3???? WTF??? The Beemer and Suzi riders must still be...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
as an Australian motorcyclist, I usually spend...

as an Australian motorcyclist, I usually spend Winter in an Igloo ice fishing thru a hole in the frozen lake surface with a few mates, somewhere South of Tamworth. We talk about bikes in between...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-20-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
they are just an Ebay jobbie, "Alloy insert...

they are just an Ebay jobbie, "Alloy insert motocross handguards 7/8" should get you there, around 35-45 $AUD, available in all colours.I have them fitted to my NTX and with a bit of jiggling and a...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
It's when the mammoth herds migrate North of the...

It's when the mammoth herds migrate North of the Tropic of Capricorn.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
the cheap Barkbuster knock offs on ebay fit the...

the cheap Barkbuster knock offs on ebay fit the NTX no worries and also supply a bit more protection then standard guards,
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
sounds like a plan, easy to come by.

sounds like a plan, easy to come by.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 517,187
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
price reduced.

price reduced.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I suppose the first thing to decide is what...

I suppose the first thing to decide is what calliper we plan on using??
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,291
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
How do you go about fitting the Quota sidestand?...

How do you go about fitting the Quota sidestand? Do you have to weld on a bracket? Thanks
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,742
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
swap with your ride buddy and repeat, doubles the...

swap with your ride buddy and repeat, doubles the lifespan.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-12-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,291
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
where abouts in Oz are you?

where abouts in Oz are you?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-12-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
If anyone here has the skills to make that...

If anyone here has the skills to make that adaptor, I'll take one regardless of cost, sick of having a bike I don't ride cos of the shit brake!!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,228
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
been down that road, the 750 calliper is 100mm...

been down that road, the 750 calliper is 100mm centres, the NTX (at least mine is) 60mm centres on the mounting holes.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 517,187
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
My first ever bike, bought one brand new in 86...

My first ever bike, bought one brand new in 86 for $3300, Id really like that one for the memories.:cry
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,106
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
"don't shit where you eat!"

"don't shit where you eat!"
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Ok, I recommend a TTR 250, no where is my...

Ok, I recommend a TTR 250, no where is my island??:D
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Ive bought the cheap Valeo copies from the states...

Ive bought the cheap Valeo copies from the states to fit to my Guzzis and at around a $100 AUD delivered, I cant see why anyone would pay 5 times that for the Valeo, buy a spare as well and you still...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,106
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
one you miss out on is one you'll never get! 4...

one you miss out on is one you'll never get! 4 marriages and living on the breadline, thanks Dad, I'll pass.:huh
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