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Forum: Australia 01-21-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
Well, always good to chuck the moggy in amongst...

Well, always good to chuck the moggy in amongst the seagulls.........
I will go off to find that other thread then.
Before I go, can I just ask why Oz doesn't field a team in the Dakar?
We have a...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
Too true. Without volunteers in our sports, not...

Too true. Without volunteers in our sports, not much happens at all.
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
It seems to me we could use a few more of theses...

It seems to me we could use a few more of theses events here in Oz.
It makes me wonder why there's not. Obviously there is a fair bit involved to get one up and running but having set up a few...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 809,868
Posted By sidecarxer
That'll be dependant entirely on what they can...

That'll be dependant entirely on what they can afford.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 809,868
Posted By sidecarxer
Here I was thinking....shit, the dress code has...

Here I was thinking....shit, the dress code has relaxed alot on the Dakar.
So WTF??:huh
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 809,868
Posted By sidecarxer
Like the other guy said....it's a French...

Like the other guy said....it's a French thing.:rofl
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 809,868
Posted By sidecarxer
Their answer is all about possibles vrs...

Their answer is all about possibles vrs probables. They would have figured (wrongly) thet the French (solo) rider was more prabably going to make it to Dakar where as you Hog outfit was possibly...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 67,614
Posted By sidecarxer
That is good result. Any news today?

That is good result. Any news today?
Forum: Australia 12-15-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
The quick answer (which I am not famous for btw...

The quick answer (which I am not famous for btw :rofl) to your question is YES, you are onto something. The thing is, you are about five years behind someone else with the same idea. :lol3
Yeah,...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 93,615
Posted By sidecarxer
I dare to suggest the tap in that brake pipe is...

I dare to suggest the tap in that brake pipe is "mechanical" rather than electrical.
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-12-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,955
Posted By sidecarxer
Thankyou...will call when project gets closer....

Thankyou...will call when project gets closer. Cheers.:clap
Forum: Australia 12-12-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
Must be there for a reason.....that I can't think...

Must be there for a reason.....that I can't think of with-out it in front of me??? I think the really fast guys use it to mark their braking area (bullshit):rofl
I feel an APP coming on.
Some years...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
Too risky Addict. Image the inquest into a...

Too risky Addict. Image the inquest into a fatality

"this guy had a 'caution' on that bit, but our unfortunate fatality did not...please explain"

Every roadbook has to be the same.

Just...
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-11-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,955
Posted By sidecarxer
Hi Dale, I'm looking for a coms system from rider...

Hi Dale, I'm looking for a coms system from rider to passenger on a sidecarcross outfit. So it doesn't have to have a long range...unless 1 or other falls off and can't really have PTT, the passenger...
Forum: Hacks 12-09-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By sidecarxer
We use the VW/Merc steering dampers on the Wasps...

We use the VW/Merc steering dampers on the Wasps and EMLs in vintage sidecarcross...have done for years and have no probs.
Forum: Hacks 12-09-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By sidecarxer
That axle has had a HUGE hit in the past...maybe...

That axle has had a HUGE hit in the past...maybe a previous accident, and has not been checked before re-use.
Sidecar axles take a hell of a hard life and in sidecarcross they are a part that is...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,668
Posted By sidecarxer
Hi John, Vaughn here from Qld. I see from the...

Hi John, Vaughn here from Qld.
I see from the front on shot that it's using USD forks and not Earles type. Is this a good thing? I have noted over the years that the Euro sidecarcrossers have used...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
So what sidecar will you be thrashing around on...

So what sidecar will you be thrashing around on then?
I see Krunchy is keen too.
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,668
Posted By sidecarxer
There was a team in South Aust that put a 950 KTM...

There was a team in South Aust that put a 950 KTM outfit together for MX and Road-Trials but it proved too heavy for both and couldn't stick with the lightweights despite its 100+HP.
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,668
Posted By sidecarxer
Gidday Wolvo, you old bugger, and hi to your mate...

Gidday Wolvo, you old bugger, and hi to your mate Dave. Very nice build on the LC4. Strictly short run stuff though as if your passenger (wife) isn't used to it, she'll be wanting to sit down after...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
:rofl :rofl

:rofl
:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 11-27-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By sidecarxer
Not much East of Rotorua ( from memory...only...

Not much East of Rotorua ( from memory...only gorse and teatree bush)
Being from Rerewhakaaitu the only thing east was Ureweras and that was real bush:rofl
Forum: New Zealand 11-26-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By sidecarxer
Yep, realise that but still on MY bucket list.

Yep, realise that but still on MY bucket list.
Forum: Australia 11-26-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
Being a rally type of event I guess it's like...

Being a rally type of event I guess it's like doing a series of smaller races ( each special stage and transport ) You just need to make the next finish control to stay in the event.
SOUNDS LIKE...
Forum: New Zealand 11-25-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By sidecarxer
First up, I reckon any route in NZ is a good...

First up, I reckon any route in NZ is a good one.:eek1
Be prepared for plenty of this:freaky
Don't miss the Coromandel Peninsular:clap
And there is the Motu rd. It's on the east coast near...
Forum: Australia 11-25-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,674
Posted By sidecarxer
Pitty it's so close to the pre90 (post Classic)...

Pitty it's so close to the pre90 (post Classic) VMX titles which are on at Echo Valley, Toowoomba, over ANZAC weekend next year as I too would like to putt down on the XTZ for a glance of Sundowner...
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By sidecarxer
Well that got 'em all fired up......:clap Sorry...

Well that got 'em all fired up......:clap
Sorry if I'm a little computer slack...a little less savy than some truck drivers it seems:rofl
So, I got what I wanted....so thanks for that. I guess I...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By sidecarxer
Leading links

Is there a specific thread for leading link pics and drawings....if not, why not?
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 2,353,892
Posted By sidecarxer
Well this does anyway.....I'll get the hang of...

Well this does anyway.....I'll get the hang of these damned computers one day.LOL
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 2,353,892
Posted By sidecarxer
That looks so much like the Glasshouse Mountains...

That looks so much like the Glasshouse Mountains here in Queensland that it's scarey.....Up-side-down...in a parallel universe:rofl
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By sidecarxer
Hey Ryan, what sort of work are you looking to...

Hey Ryan, what sort of work are you looking to get done and on what type of bike?
I have a service shop at Seventeen Mile Rocks and cater for basic stuff. We have Andrews m/c across the road, he...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By sidecarxer
Is he not at Dalby Moto? Give 'em a try.

Is he not at Dalby Moto? Give 'em a try.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,782
Posted By sidecarxer
My thoughts too.....either that or their content...

My thoughts too.....either that or their content is alittle low ATM....good read for a growth market tho.:clap
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,825
Posted By sidecarxer
Very nice work.....I like the idea of the...

Very nice work.....I like the idea of the "modules" Can't wait to see 'em:clap
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 2,353,892
Posted By sidecarxer
Good for a start....:D I was thinking of a heat...

Good for a start....:D
I was thinking of a heat exchanger to provide a bit of hot water for washing up...after that I would be finding a pub or taking a dip in a stream.:1drink
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By sidecarxer
Thanks guys. Most of what you've said is already...

Thanks guys. Most of what you've said is already in my memory banks.
As you see from my tag I'am a sidecar crosser.
The sidecar the Hutchenson twins rode in the Safari was built by a well known...
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 2,353,892
Posted By sidecarxer
If you swapped the sidecar for a bathtub you'd...

If you swapped the sidecar for a bathtub you'd have all bases covered.:evil
Champion set-up tho.
Forum: Australia 11-01-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By sidecarxer
or you could listen to woop-woop:clap:clap:clap

or you could listen to woop-woop:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 11-01-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By sidecarxer
Give Rob at Tyres for bikes a call, He knows all...

Give Rob at Tyres for bikes a call, He knows all those roeds up-side-down and backwards.
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,704
Posted By sidecarxer
Thankyou Dan. If you google the Yamaha 2wd they...

Thankyou Dan.
If you google the Yamaha 2wd they ran them on the Dakar with the 450 but complained that they were too heavy...by 2.5kgs...1lb FFS. In the dunes they were the best.
Same channle diff...
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