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Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,745
Posted By tank slappa
I put the $99 towards upgrading my RACQ...

I put the $99 towards upgrading my RACQ membership. In 2011 they shipped my bike from Canberra to the Sunny coast after the final drive had its final drive !:muuttThey also covered the motel for the...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By tank slappa
All the bikes will be in the main street of...

All the bikes will be in the main street of Kumbia at 8-8:30 for departure on their ride at 9:00 am.
Forum: Australia 04-10-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 23,951
Posted By tank slappa
Well i have this weekend off, so I should be able...

Well i have this weekend off, so I should be able to make it to the pub for a few drinks. :1drink
Forum: Australia 04-10-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 23,951
Posted By tank slappa
Wink What time do you expect to arrive at Maidenwell?,...

What time do you expect to arrive at Maidenwell?, assuming all goes to what seems like a well planned and organised ride !:wink:
Forum: Australia 02-07-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,039
Posted By tank slappa
Hi Matt , Hi Ken .. I have to work so no show for...

Hi Matt , Hi Ken .. I have to work so no show for me.:(:

Ian
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 50,458
Posted By tank slappa
Can cheap hose clamps provide the same support as...

Can cheap hose clamps provide the same support as the $35 clamp from BBY?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By tank slappa
Try searching for snorkel, I've done it on my...

Try searching for snorkel, I've done it on my 2008 GS, apparently the GSA has less room to fit one, according to people who have one and tried.
Forum: Australia 11-06-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By tank slappa
[QUOTE=mcguyver;19972240]Give Col a call at South...

[QUOTE=mcguyver;19972240]Give Col a call at South Burnett motorcycles in Kingaroy.

Col could help 4162 2222, and could possibly organise company if you wanted ?.
Forum: Australia 10-17-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,572
Posted By tank slappa
I'll be one of the migrating wilderbeast,...

I'll be one of the migrating wilderbeast, although I'll stick to the rules the best I can, hopefully I'll be one of the one's that get past the croc's.:evil
Forum: Australia 10-01-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By tank slappa
Is it worth hitting up your insurance mob or the...

Is it worth hitting up your insurance mob or the insurance co. of the person who hit you, you should be able to claim for something, depending on the value of your contents v's your insurance...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By tank slappa
No pictures, but the wolfman saddle bags I have...

No pictures, but the wolfman saddle bags I have on my 2008 GS have been better than expected. Tough, well made and have taken many falls and abrasions with no signs of failure. I welded two pieces of...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,796
Posted By tank slappa
If your not able to speak to the ambo's - you'll...

If your not able to speak to the ambo's - you'll be in a bad way. If that happens the ambo's will be too busy trying to save your life and any medications, medical history, allergies or personal...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,900
Posted By tank slappa
nice work..... I'll be sure to notice you if I...

nice work..... I'll be sure to notice you if I see you on the road..again good stuff :thumb.
Forum: Australia 08-20-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,459
Posted By tank slappa
I purchased a shark evoline 2 from overseas, I...

I purchased a shark evoline 2 from overseas, I pulled a sticker off one of the kids pushbike helmets and stuck it on. I know the AS numbers are different, but the rest of the sticker looks right, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By tank slappa
I have a random radiator hose that I got from an...

I have a random radiator hose that I got from an auto store , that slips onto the end of the air intake, which has a slight "S" bend in it. It raises the end of the intake height and makes it harder...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By tank slappa
I have a 2008 GS, and the octane booster leaked...

I have a 2008 GS, and the octane booster leaked into my bag soaking my mattress on a trip to Cape York, so it was a case of use regular fuel or push it. it worked fine and the bike was subjected to...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,416
Posted By tank slappa
I'am in. Camping in the same area. Can not wait.

I'am in. Camping in the same area. Can not wait.
Forum: Australia 08-11-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,879
Posted By tank slappa
Ralle moto "Adventure". I think it may be...

Ralle moto "Adventure". I think it may be discontinued. It connects to the steering head and holds the handle bars at a raised height, mush like bar risers. 8 settings away fron centre, 3 settings...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 49,117
Posted By tank slappa
A few years ago at the Gold Coast bike week the...

A few years ago at the Gold Coast bike week the police were targeting helmets with no stickers, however bike week is full of harleys and riders wearing black open face helmets.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,317
Posted By tank slappa
A couple of years ago I made a snorkel for my...

A couple of years ago I made a snorkel for my 2008 GS, i made it out of "air seeder hose". It looks like a vaccum cleaner hose except it is smooth on the inside (so the seeds don't clog it up). A...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,626
Posted By tank slappa
I went through a few years ago, from Blackbutt...

I went through a few years ago, from Blackbutt you go through a gate that says NO Entry or something like that. A bloke at the bike shop last week said one of the river crossings was a bit rough but...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,587
Posted By tank slappa
I'am planning on attending, missed last year but...

I'am planning on attending, missed last year but have done it many times. Always fun
Forum: Australia 02-08-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,879
Posted By tank slappa
I have one on my 2008 GS and I think its great....

I have one on my 2008 GS and I think its great. From the riding I have done with and without it, I find stability in all conditions, especially loose stuff is greatly improved.

It has removed a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,255
Posted By tank slappa
Just take the aligator clips with you, then you...

Just take the aligator clips with you, then you have more options to run your compressor. Like using someone elses battery when/if they come along to see why you have pulled you bike appart in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By tank slappa
An old baby capsule outer shell

An old baby capsule outer shell
Forum: Australia 09-21-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,717
Posted By tank slappa
I took ocyane booster up to the cape last year...

I took ocyane booster up to the cape last year and it developed a hole in the bottle after about 200ks of rough roads, It leaked througout my bag soaking into my self inflating mattress, muesli bars,...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,424
Posted By tank slappa
It on the way to Cape Melville, Queensland,...

It on the way to Cape Melville, Queensland, September 2010. 200 odd k's of sand, only dropped it twice (C.R.E.B track was a different story). I was with 3 other blokes on DR650's - all with wolfman...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,424
Posted By tank slappa
Survived the abuse, no dust, no water, no...

Survived the abuse, no dust, no water, no rips/tears. Has taken the full weight of the GS many times - no problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By tank slappa
mud guard

mud guard
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By tank slappa
bash plate

bash plate
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By tank slappa
Stubbie holder

Stubbie holder
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By tank slappa
cake tray / head light guard

cake tray / head light guard
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By tank slappa
1.-Wider foot pegs 2.-Piece of rubber/old mud...

1.-Wider foot pegs
2.-Piece of rubber/old mud flap to extend the front mud guard
3.-Stubby holder for the brake reservoir . Fold it over on itself for a tight fit, this way you also have a stubby...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 89,995
Posted By tank slappa
Recieved a rear K-60 today. I will put in on...

Recieved a rear K-60 today. I will put in on soon, but the side walls appear to be so stiff!. Will be interesting to see how the wrestle around the shed floor goes - and who wins.:knary
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,070
Posted By tank slappa
I used a old baby capsual (safe 'n'sound). Took...

I used a old baby capsual (safe 'n'sound). Took the original screen off, placed it over the top of the baby capsual, traced it and used a jigsaw to cut it out. it was cheap and once dirty hardly...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,751
Posted By tank slappa
In order to beat the heat of the day(Queensland -...

In order to beat the heat of the day(Queensland - Australian summer) we headed off 1 hour before sunrise and after riding for a hour in hot humid sub tropical conditions in the dark, in sand, in...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By tank slappa
MId week ride? if its a goer I'd love to come...

MId week ride? if its a goer I'd love to come along with the gas gas.
Forum: Australia 06-26-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By tank slappa
It took about 6 hours or so. In the picture it is...

It took about 6 hours or so. In the picture it is sunny but believe me it was drizzling most of the time on that track.

I've done the CREB on a DRZ-400 before and while the track is about 70k...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By tank slappa
Did it last year on a 2008 GS 1200 - fully loaded...

Did it last year on a 2008 GS 1200 - fully loaded - after visiting the tip.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,291
Posted By tank slappa
I have found that the original bottles split (...

I have found that the original bottles split ( octane booster especially), so I agree with Duck, coke bottles. I now carry the stuff on the outside of my gear
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