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Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,113
Posted By snatchy
The 10th stage wasn't cancelled. Barreda won it...

The 10th stage wasn't cancelled. Barreda won it and Toby came 4th. There just isn't any official footage getting out presumably due to the conditions.
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By snatchy
Look up Enzo and Martina at Villa Kunterbunt,...

Look up Enzo and Martina at Villa Kunterbunt, Valpariso. They have helped hundreds with shipping
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,113
Posted By snatchy
Yeah it doesn't seem to be up in SBS on demand...

Yeah it doesn't seem to be up in SBS on demand yet. I hope it is the same as last year where the first episode was a bit late, then the subsequent episodes would appear at something like 11am...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,172
Posted By snatchy
Official opening is at 10am December 6th at the...

Official opening is at 10am December 6th at the bottom.
Forum: Australia 05-28-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By snatchy
About 3 years ago i drove a honda CRV around the...

About 3 years ago i drove a honda CRV around the gates on the mareeba end so I think your GS should manage somehow with care. Didn't go to the hartleys end so not sure there.
If you don't get more...
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By snatchy
"Bike stamped out of Chile. But the aduana guys...

"Bike stamped out of Chile. But the aduana guys didnt like the fact that the Bolivian bike was purchased in Colombia "

Not 100% clear...Which Aduana guys? I am guessing the Argentinians, while...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14,672
Views: 1,988,878
Posted By snatchy
Hi Gordon Unfortunately I still had slide guide...

Hi Gordon
Unfortunately I still had slide guide wear despite all vents being filtered well and no dust ever entering carb.
Jetting worked super for 50k though thanks!
Forum: Latin America 12-01-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By snatchy
Hi Mark How is it going? Never caught up with...

Hi Mark
How is it going?
Never caught up with you when I was over there - must have missed each other in Peru or something? Hope your trip is going well after the slow start. I am back in FNQ. It...
Forum: Latin America 09-20-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By snatchy
Fore the benefit of others, from memory this was...

Fore the benefit of others, from memory this was what I saw in this region in April/May 2013;
Paso Jama - not sure I didn't go through.
Paso Sico - Arg had Immigrationa and Aduana. Chile had...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,884
Posted By snatchy
I was not sure if they would crack further or the...

I was not sure if they would crack further or the knobs come off altogether (has happened to me before on offroad tyres) and had little interest in testing out a theory that "It should be OK" when...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,884
Posted By snatchy
At about 7000 kms my 130 17 inch rear looked like...

At about 7000 kms my 130 17 inch rear looked like this
http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af324/reefrunner220/DR650/Mitascracks.jpg...
Forum: Latin America 09-06-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By snatchy
You can take it as gospel I went through as one...

You can take it as gospel
I went through as one of the last to get one in late May. My second entry and exit in August was without paperwork for the bike.
Forum: Australia 07-04-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By snatchy
I read all the PDS's when needing the same info....

I read all the PDS's when needing the same info. I don't have the extensive summary spreadsheet i made handy, so can't tell you of all the ones i found.

QBE and 1 Cover do for sure. I have 1...
Forum: Latin America 06-30-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 54,692
Posted By snatchy
I'm going on 1st July too!

Hey!
I am planning on going up the Estrada Real starting tomorrow too!
I am in Rio and therefore was going to go up the Camhino Novo then Diamantes then keep going north into Tocanchins and...
Forum: Racing 06-02-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By snatchy
I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Latin America 04-12-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By snatchy
Hi Cucubaa I am in Santiago and plan to be...

Hi Cucubaa

I am in Santiago and plan to be having a look at Southern Bolivia in 3 weeks or so. If you have any info on those tracks by then i would appreciate if you could post it up here.
...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14,672
Views: 1,988,878
Posted By snatchy
I agree with the poor fit, but when you want to...

I agree with the poor fit, but when you want to carry plenty of fuel you need to make it work. I rang them to discuss what was going on, and they suggest that the tank swells and contracts with fuel...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,894
Posted By snatchy
Have a read through this thread if you want a bit...

Have a read through this thread if you want a bit more info on the engines and the minor bits that are different from 450sx engines;
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=718817
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,894
Posted By snatchy
you seem a bit testy? here you go; ...

you seem a bit testy?

here you go;
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/25099/Buyers-Guide-Specifications/2010-KTM-450-SX-F.aspx
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 32,422
Posted By snatchy
Thank you Acampao and Horton. I agree it is...

Thank you Acampao and Horton.

I agree it is TITV.
What i wrote (TVIP) is for Mexico or somewhere else!
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 32,422
Posted By snatchy
Temporary Vehicle Import Permit

Hi Guys

I was hoping some of you might be able to help me out with a question about the TVIP. I have read some slight differences in exactly how much time is required between issuing permits - is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 144,231
Posted By snatchy
One recent 3rd gear blow up in Sth America might...

One recent 3rd gear blow up in Sth America might be this one;
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=704429&page=30
See post 439

Wish there was a pattern to follow with what causes this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 103,675
Views: 20,481,962
Posted By snatchy
You can fit a Scotts Damper in a few different...

You can fit a Scotts Damper in a few different ways.

If you wanted to fit the Scotts damper with standard bars then the universal kit mounting will make it fit. It is not a DR650 specific kit and...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,051
Posted By snatchy
There are heaps of people driving around in 4wds....

There are heaps of people driving around in 4wds. You will be covered in dust if you don't stay on the windward side of the main road. The side tracks have less traffic but still a few 4wds a day on...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By snatchy
Hi Christine Good to hear you are trying to...

Hi Christine

Good to hear you are trying to get it reopened.

I think you mean Saturday October 20th (otherwise you are promoting a rally which happened on a date before you posted... which is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6,682
Views: 1,364,902
Posted By snatchy
Rocks don't seem to be an issue. It is a solid...

Rocks don't seem to be an issue. It is a solid bit of gear and probably stronger than other things around it. Falling over on a killer rocky hill climb a dozen times resulted in a few dings in the...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 74,167
Posted By snatchy
No problem. It isn't that far so standard tanks...

No problem.
It isn't that far so standard tanks should be fine i think, if you fill up at Ravenshoe.
I agree that there doesn't seem to be fuel at Herberton anymore, not that i can find anyway. If...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 74,167
Posted By snatchy
Hi Mate i think those markers were for rides by...

Hi Mate
i think those markers were for rides by DSMRA or similar. Some end up in technical tracks (worse than Rav to Herb powerlines) so you might want to be a bit careful on following them if you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 78,168
Posted By snatchy
I believe the trip did happen, and it is a good...

I believe the trip did happen, and it is a good read;
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=673764

Additional bit;
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=714107
Forum: Racing 07-30-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 55,394
Posted By snatchy
Great news. Hope he goes well. Cool head and...

Great news. Hope he goes well. Cool head and plenty of talent.

He must have had a change of heart because after racing the baja 1000 a few years ago he wrote that he didn't want to go in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,054
Posted By snatchy
Thank you for your report. Very nice

Thank you for your report. Very nice
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By snatchy
Hi Have a look at Bend27's photos here; ...

Hi
Have a look at Bend27's photos here;
http://bend27.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Safari-tank-KTM-450-exc/11186718_K9Nfv7#!i=784267629&k=SheMg
(there are two photos in that series to ignore that are...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 71,172
Posted By snatchy
Hi Mate There looks to be a few bikes going...

Hi Mate

There looks to be a few bikes going up Kirrama lately judging by the tracks. When i had a look late last week the gate was closed but bikes can go around it.

Please let us know what it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6,682
Views: 1,364,902
Posted By snatchy
Safari 4 Gallon/ 15 litre ...

Safari 4 Gallon/ 15 litre
http://www.safaritanks.com.au/home/9-KTM/30-KTM-EXC-up-to-2007-15-litres/flypage.tpl.html
Forum: Australia 04-23-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,027
Posted By snatchy
There aren't any permits required for general...

There aren't any permits required for general travel through the cape.

The big one to be careful of is alcohol restrictions that apply in some areas. Going to court because you forgot to take...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,027
Posted By snatchy
That is a serious bit of work. Looks like that...

That is a serious bit of work. Looks like that back track is now an easier option (assuming the plastic hasn't been washed away)
Well done on digging up the article.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,027
Posted By snatchy
I agree It is worth the effort to go on tracks...

I agree It is worth the effort to go on tracks other than the main Peninsula development road. The main road is straightforward (being nice) while the side tracks are what makes a trip up the cape...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,027
Posted By snatchy
That sounds a bit too flash for cape york! Maybe...

That sounds a bit too flash for cape york! Maybe bring some floaties like MotoSiberia just in case.


http://motosyberia.com/galeria/2_grzesiek_in/images/0073.jpg
Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 74,167
Posted By snatchy
The OCR thread is a sticky in the Australian...

The OCR thread is a sticky in the Australian section.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668527
Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 127,027
Posted By snatchy
I think Bramwell Station Tourist Park could be...

I think Bramwell Station Tourist Park could be added to make it abundantly clear.
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