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Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,784
Posted By Brods1675
anyone used the IMS 3 gallon tank? Radiator...

anyone used the IMS 3 gallon tank? Radiator guard friendly or not?
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,784
Posted By Brods1675
Question footpegs?

My last bike had Pivot Pegz. I know they're available for the WR.

What options are out there to lower the pegs a bit? I'm 200cm tall, so every little bit counts.
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,784
Posted By Brods1675
thanks. Ended up pulling off the whole assembly....

thanks. Ended up pulling off the whole assembly. Used heat shrink over the connectors no longer used.

Anyone out there got a heavy spring to suit the rear shock? Naturally the one supplied is...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 122,784
Posted By Brods1675
Question Brand Spanker!

Just picked up my new WR450FE on Friday! It's been de-restricted by the dealer.

Got the boxes of bits with it. Have been so busy riding it all I've done is pull the mirrors off it.

The big...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
Bought a ADR approved Aust. delivered through my...

Bought a ADR approved Aust. delivered through my local dealer on 1% finance.

Now I'm trying to figure out how to remove the huge number plate and tail light assembly and replace it with the enduro...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,726
Posted By Brods1675
my accountant has looked over the figures for me....

my accountant has looked over the figures for me. It all checks out.

Wife has granted permission.

Total interest over 3 years will be less than $250. That's on financing the full purchase...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,726
Posted By Brods1675
Question Motorcycle finance.

Haven't ever seen a thread for this. So let's open that can of worms up.

I'm in the market for a new enduro bike. Yamaha is offering 1% finance.

Any tips or pitfalls with this? Any normal...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
yeah, I found that link. It sounded like it was...

yeah, I found that link. It sounded like it was written by the owner of the business, not their star new employee.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
have plowed through a lot of their threads, but...

have plowed through a lot of their threads, but not finding anything.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
Be interesting to hear if anyone on here has...

Be interesting to hear if anyone on here has actually bought one.

What I've read on Sumoto basically relates to the way they sell road bikes.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
this is part of my research. Yes, I'm...

this is part of my research.

Yes, I'm sceptical. But thought it worthwhile to ask around.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
what other sites? Thanks for your reply.

what other sites?

Thanks for your reply.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By Brods1675
Question Parallel / Grey Import WR450s and other bikes.

http://www.bikesales.com.au/dealer/AG-AD-441931/2014-Yamaha-WR450F?cr=8&psq=((((Make%3D%5BYamaha%5D)%26(Model%3D%5BWR450F%5D))%26(State%3D%5BVIC%5D))%26(((((SiloType%3D%5BBrand%20new%20bikes%20availab...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,439
Posted By Brods1675
Thumb watching your thread with interest. One of these...

watching your thread with interest. One of these is on my lust list.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
thanks for the reply. I'm aware that lower...

thanks for the reply. I'm aware that lower gearing runs risks. I use this bike purely for off-road.

My friend who is a mechanic told me some of the carby internals needed fixing, but I'll have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
Question Gearing and Carbies.

My green DRZ is running 13/47 gearing. I'm thinking about going to a 12 tooth on the front, for a laugh, to improve hill climbing, and my pathetic attempts at wheel standing!

On a side note. Is...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 55,118
Posted By Brods1675
pm sent.

pm sent.
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 55,118
Posted By Brods1675
Question Mail to Australia?

I have a 60 series Garmin. So far it's been lost 3 times and luckily found. First time was a Garmin handlebar mount, last 2 were from a ram mount, which ended up snapping in half. the GPS was found...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-01-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,123
Posted By Brods1675
Pissed well, I found this thread today. On today's ride...

well, I found this thread today. On today's ride we carried some oil to mix fuel on the trail (quads carrying spare fuel). Didn't need to refuel. Stopped and washed bikes on the way home.

Get...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Brods1675
Question anyone got any thoughts on this? Struggling to...

anyone got any thoughts on this? Struggling to find much info on line.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
Question Update: Kick stand kill switch has been...

Update:

Kick stand kill switch has been removed from bike.

Most recent ride it ran fine day 1. Then day 2 the usual problems started.

An added extra was that a few times the revs went to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
Mine had this as one of the early problems. ...

Mine had this as one of the early problems. Float got stuck and fuel poured out of it. My bike probably has similar mileage to yours.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
Wink now there's a thought...

now there's a thought...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
that's disconnected. Thanks anyway.

that's disconnected. Thanks anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
Question KLX400R conking out.

Hi all,

Amongst my fleet is a KLX400R. Bike experiences intermittent cut-outs.

It's been to my mechanic a number of times. It always behaved for him, but recently he took it for a lap of...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 134,106
Posted By Brods1675
17 litre Safari tank

Hi, I'm getting a translucent 17 litre Safari tank for my KLX400. Does anyone know of anyone, anywhere, who does decals to suit Safari tanks?
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,770
Posted By Brods1675
Question Safari 17 litre tank.

Hi, I'm getting a translucent 17 litre Safari tank for my KLX400. Does anyone know of anyone, anywhere, who does decals to suit Safari tanks?
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6,480
Views: 576,055
Posted By Brods1675
I saw you out there that day. I was on the...

I saw you out there that day. I was on the KLX400, in company with a CRF and a handful of quads. We'd ridden over from Judbury.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Brods1675
Question Husqvarna WR125 - chains?

Hi all,

Just bought my daughter a 2004 Husky WR125, which just happens to be a 100th anniversary edition, with about 50 hours on it and one owner from new.

Very happy with bike, as is...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Brods1675
Thanks for that. figured the 2012s without...

Thanks for that. figured the 2012s without compliance plates were grey imports.

Was wondering if this happened back in 2007 as well?
Forum: Australia 06-15-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Brods1675
Question 2007 WR250F Yamaha

Hi,

Looking for a bit of info about 2007 WR250Fs in Australia. My main question is were they all sold with compliance plates? I have found one for sale, haven't viewed it yet, but the seller...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,483
Posted By Brods1675
Cool2 I'm interested in one of these for my daughter -...

I'm interested in one of these for my daughter - who has well and truly outgrown her trusty CRF100. She's around 5'8" tall, but only 12 years old. She's pretty handy on a bike, having ridden some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,478
Views: 396,228
Posted By Brods1675
Wheel spacers

Hi all. I've got the back wheel off my wife's XT. Wheel spacers fell out, and I've found they're two different sizes. Which size is for the disc side and which for the sprocket side.

Thanks in...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
just trying to cover all the bases before...

just trying to cover all the bases before ordering....
Forum: Australia 09-22-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
I've read a bit of AQIS blurb on it, and spoken...

I've read a bit of AQIS blurb on it, and spoken to someone who explored the issue with customs, and then decided not to import. Just trying to get my head around it before I hit the 'buy' button!
Forum: Australia 09-22-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
AQIS / Customs

Has anyone who has actually imported tyres, had them held up for examination / fumigation? A reliable source has told me that it could happen.
Forum: Australia 09-21-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
2 x D952s and shipping for $192. No wonder...

2 x D952s and shipping for $192. No wonder everyone's importing.
Forum: Australia 09-21-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
What is the local cost for the 606s? I currently...

What is the local cost for the 606s? I currently have a D952 on the rear, which is a pretty good all-rounder. Have also considered Motoz Tractionator S/T, but quoted $130 locally and another $15 to...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
Torpedo 7 have free freight this weekend. It's...

Torpedo 7 have free freight this weekend. It's normally only $9 anyway. They sell mx tyres.
Forum: Australia 09-20-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,069
Posted By Brods1675
Tyres

After a set for my KLX400. Who sells them online? Local prices are somewhat steep, and I have a tyre changer, so have the option to do it myself.
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