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Forum: Australia 11-25-2014, 10:43 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Nice setup, what are those black boxes?

Nice setup, what are those black boxes?
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I just thought I would give the guys over at...

I just thought I would give the guys over at ExtremeDualSport.com a plug.

I posted earlier that I snapped off one of their 'unbreakable' indicators. I sent them a pic and they sent me out a...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I had a crash on Fraser Island, I low sided at...

I had a crash on Fraser Island, I low sided at about 40km/h on wet wooden planks (they put them in the ground to help 4x4's get grip up dunes). The indicator took the full force of the crash and...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I finished my Fraser Island trip! 5,000KM's and...

I finished my Fraser Island trip! 5,000KM's and the bike ran like a dream the whole time. Only issue was a hole in the radiator from rubbing on the exhaust (got a bloke to weld it up no problem), my...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
That's a good idea, probably easier than trying...

That's a good idea, probably easier than trying to modify the exhaust.
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 02:05 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Got the hole welded up today, now I just have to...

Got the hole welded up today, now I just have to work out how to bend the exhaust out of the way.

Thanks for the help and PM's everyone!
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Thanks guys. I got the rad off this morning and...

Thanks guys. I got the rad off this morning and it's only a pin hole leak, I can't even actually see a hole. There's a radiator place within walking distance from where I'm staying so I'll see if...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys I've got a problem. I've made it to the...

Hey guys I've got a problem. I've made it to the Gold Coast but have a fucked radiator. I had a small off in the dunes and it tweaked the radiator just enough to touch my shitty FMF header. After...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 02:06 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys I'm taking my pig from Melbourne to...

Hey guys I'm taking my pig from Melbourne to Fraser Island. I've made it to Coffs Harbour so far. I know there's a few of you blokes in Queensland, anything I should check out while I'm up there?
...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 01:46 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Yep piece of piss, now I feel lick a dickhead.

Yep piece of piss, now I feel lick a dickhead.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
So the yellow cap just screws onto the lead?...

So the yellow cap just screws onto the lead? Thanks, I'll give it a shot when I get home tonight.
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 11:10 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys I ordered a new coil and spark lead and...

Hey guys I ordered a new coil and spark lead and i'm not sure how to connect the two!

I remember someone mentioning how to do it earlier in this thread but I can't find the post, can anyone help...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers guys, just saved me $300!

Cheers guys, just saved me $300!
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 03:42 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers guys. I guess my other question is...

Cheers guys.

I guess my other question is can you get away without a rack? I'm only planning to have a hike tent, sleeping bag and mat on the back that weighs 3.5 - 4KG.
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys, Any idea where I can get a decent...

Hey guys,

Any idea where I can get a decent rear luggage rack within a couple weeks?

Ballards quoted 3+ weeks and I'm leaving for a trip at the start of October (yeah it's my fault for not...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Before I got my jetting sorted out my bike used...

Before I got my jetting sorted out my bike used to stall on the first throttle blip after idling for a while, which meant it would pretty much stall the second I would try to take off from a green...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 10:40 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
It's the last two pins on the plug, I just can't...

It's the last two pins on the plug, I just can't remember which side. Green should be ground so stick the black wire in there and whatever pin is next to it for the red wire.

I'll take a pic...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 05:51 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers mate! I grabbed power from the plug...

Cheers mate!

I grabbed power from the plug to the old dashboard which seems to work well.
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:43 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
You blokes are making me jealous with those...

You blokes are making me jealous with those awesome ride pics!

I finally got around to wiring up my Tuff Lite LED indicators.

I bought the LED flasher but it only seems to have two wires...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 02:17 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I just wanted to post a pic of my ride and say...

I just wanted to post a pic of my ride and say thanks to everyone here who has helped me out and enabled me to rescue a forgotten old pig and give it a new lease on life!

When I bought it it had...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 02:44 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys I've got a bit of a misfire at 1/4...

Hey guys I've got a bit of a misfire at 1/4 throttle.

I've read that this can be caused by running lean but I have the 68S Pilot.

Turning the mixture screw doesn't seem to make much of a...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 11:45 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Thanks guys, I'm going to give Shannons a call...

Thanks guys, I'm going to give Shannons a call and see what they can do.

I don't want to pay more than $30ish per month. I'm not so worried about crashing it, it's just that I've got almost double...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 04:47 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Does anyone here have comprehensive insurance on...

Does anyone here have comprehensive insurance on their pig? I'm currently with AAMI but looking for a better agreed value to cover some of the mods, so just wonder what other companies are decent?
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I finally got my Tuff Lites delivered and the...

I finally got my Tuff Lites delivered and the dickheads screwed up the order and only sent me 2 indicators instead of four.

Having said that the quality is top notch! Can't wait to get the other...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 03:19 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I just paid $150US for 4 indicators and a flasher...

I just paid $150US for 4 indicators and a flasher unit with postage to Melbourne.

It's seems pretty expensive for indicators but at least you only have to buy them once.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 03:47 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I've got another question, what do you guys do...

I've got another question, what do you guys do about cable length when using bar risers?

Is there a way to re-route the existing cables or do you have to extend them somehow?

At the moment if...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 02:10 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Done! Those ones look so much better than any...

Done! Those ones look so much better than any others I've seen.
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 05:14 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Can anyone recommend some decent indicators? My...

Can anyone recommend some decent indicators? My original ones are now held on with duct tape!

Do you have to get a special flasher unit to run LED indicators?
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers, I finally pulled the trigger and...

Cheers,

I finally pulled the trigger and bought an IMS 4.6 gallon tank.
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 07:53 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I tried to order a Clarke through Ballards and...

I tried to order a Clarke through Ballards and they reckon the mold is stuffed and they can't make any more for about 6 months.

I really like the look and size of the Safari tank but I can't...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
So I decided to bling up my bike a bit and...

So I decided to bling up my bike a bit and replace the hold rubber radiator hoses with silicon hoses.

Any tips for changing over the hoses? I'm struggling with it at the moment and getting pretty...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 01:33 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Thanks guys! I just spent some time in the garage...

Thanks guys! I just spent some time in the garage with the big girl and with your encourage I'm happy with my choice.

I think my biggest problem is I haven't been riding it much over the last...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of encouragement...

Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of encouragement or reality check!

I've got the XR650R that I've spent a little bit of cash on refreshing some things and getting it road registered with the...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 04:03 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Quick question: Do you have to pull the radiators...

Quick question: Do you have to pull the radiators off to take the header off?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 12:37 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers mate, I always prefer to buy local if I...

Cheers mate, I always prefer to buy local if I can.

I'll give them a bell tomorrow.
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
I know this has probably been answered a million...

I know this has probably been answered a million times, but what is the best high output stator for the 650R?

Are they a pain to wire in?

thanks
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Unfortunately nothing for the 650R just yet, but...

Unfortunately nothing for the 650R just yet, but they think they might have something in 6 months.

I can't wait that long but hopefully they come through and we can buy cheap wheels in the future.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 11:33 PM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Cheers mate, they are damn cheap! There's...

Cheers mate, they are damn cheap!

There's nothing listed on their site for the 650R, but i'll drop them an email and see what they do.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 01:55 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
Hey guys, I'm looking to get a new rim/hub set -...

Hey guys, I'm looking to get a new rim/hub set - is Ballards the go-to place? Or are there other decent aussie retailers?

Thanks
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 05:27 AM
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Posted By AussieDaz
For what it's worth I've owned a YZ250F, WR450F,...

For what it's worth I've owned a YZ250F, WR450F, 450EXC-R and now the 650R.

The 650R feels a bit old fashioned (especially if you walk into a showroom today!) but fuck me I love the power,...
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