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Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,228
Posted By Metzy
Never tried a rear as they don't do them in 17's....

Never tried a rear as they don't do them in 17's. I'm getting good wear out of the front 1500k's and hardly worn, the rear D606 on the other hand is looking a whole lot second hand. Mate has a set on...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,228
Posted By Metzy
Try a Dunlop D908RR up front, One of the best...

Try a Dunlop D908RR up front, One of the best front tyres I have ever used. Good combination with a D606 on the rear.
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Metzy
Try Adventure Moto...

Try Adventure Moto (http://www.adventuremoto.com.au/)
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,667
Posted By Metzy
7 core Trailer wire makes a good wiring harness...

7 core Trailer wire makes a good wiring harness for a bike, different colours make it easier to trace a fault.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,209
Posted By Metzy
Just recently fitted a MSC RalleMoto steering...

Just recently fitted a MSC RalleMoto steering damper to my 2010 Yamaha XT660z Tenere. They are more than worth the money they cost. Makes the bike more stable on loose gravel roads, no more wriggling...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,105
Posted By Metzy
There has been a little bit of rain, but no where...

There has been a little bit of rain, but no where near enough. What station does he own? Is it Bushy Park? There looked to have been a bit of water over the cause way at Bushy park at some stage but...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,105
Posted By Metzy
Went for a short 535km ride from Mt Isa - Duchess...

Went for a short 535km ride from Mt Isa - Duchess - Selwyn - Phosphate Hill - Dajarra and back to Mt Isa. With only about 60km of balck top. Managed to fatigue crack the lower part of the...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,123
Posted By Metzy
I have some cycling underpants pants and they...

I have some cycling underpants pants and they make long days in the saddle a lot better. When I was looking at them I found some had a smaller padded area than others.
Forum: Australia 09-30-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,111
Posted By Metzy
Picked my plain white one up for $305.00 at a...

Picked my plain white one up for $305.00 at a bike shop on the Gold coast. I find the fit perfect for my head shape, but as already said the peak vibrates a lot when over 90kph. Over all I really...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 95,870
Posted By Metzy
Check out this seller on Ebay for Rally fairings....

Check out this seller on Ebay for Rally fairings. Rally Fairings Ebay (http://stores.ebay.com.au/Perfect-Fairings)
Forum: Australia 09-20-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 33,763
Posted By Metzy
http://tmr.qld.gov.au/~/media/Safety/Vehicle%20sta...

http://tmr.qld.gov.au/~/media/Safety/Vehicle%20standards%20and%20modifications/Vehicle%20modifications/Light%20vehicle%20modifications/NCOP/10sectionlmfuelsystems.pdf

Not sure if this relates to...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 33,763
Posted By Metzy
In Queensland (not sure about the rest) fitting a...

In Queensland (not sure about the rest) fitting a larger capacity fuel tank to a motor vehicle requires a MOD plate to be fitted. Not sure how Department of Transport or the Insurance companies would...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By Metzy
Being a Mechanic and test driving vehicles on a...

Being a Mechanic and test driving vehicles on a regular bases I always check the rego is in date by checking the sticker. How will I continue to know if the vehicle is currently registered and do I...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,260
Posted By Metzy
I've never had a Rangey or Landy box apart, was...

I've never had a Rangey or Landy box apart, was always told they're a pain to get out.

Used ATF in the gearbox in my Yamaha 98 WR250 2 banger for a while, oil stayed cleaner than the dedicated...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,260
Posted By Metzy
Isuzu recommend diesel oil for use in their...

Isuzu recommend diesel oil for use in their manual transmissions , that is the same oil that is recommended for use in the engine. Isuzu/Holden have been using engine oil in their gearboxes for fair...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,260
Posted By Metzy
And the kitchen sink

And the kitchen sink
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,260
Posted By Metzy
Id rather be making clouds of dust than be at the...

Id rather be making clouds of dust than be at the Irish club.

And get your own Jimmy and and Croc sandwich
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,260
Posted By Metzy
Or yer Cappuccino for me with 2 sugars.

Or yer Cappuccino for me with 2 sugars.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,260
Posted By Metzy
I have used Mobil 1 0w40 in my 09 Diesel pajero...

I have used Mobil 1 0w40 in my 09 Diesel pajero since 7500km currently about 50000km on the Odo and never used any oil at all. Just changed the Tenere to Mobil 1 10w40 and have done 1000km with no...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By Metzy
Complete collection of Motorbikin DVD's except 1...

Complete collection of Motorbikin DVD's except 1 and 13. Now I just need to watch em.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,384
Posted By Metzy
Love it, but it does make the bike a tad tall....

Love it, but it does make the bike a tad tall. Heaps more comfortable on longer rides.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,384
Posted By Metzy
New tyres

I fitted up new tyres the other day A Dunlop D908RR Front and A Dunlop D606 rear. Went out for a ride today and did about 200km of Gravel with some cross county work thrown in as well. So far I like...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By Metzy
Ring a caravan park and see if they have space or...

Ring a caravan park and see if they have space or get a non powered site and leave the cars there.
Forum: Australia 07-06-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Awesome Vid. Bit of a close call at 49 sec....

Awesome Vid. Bit of a close call at 49 sec. Suppose it was just one of many, riding cross country.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Done well. Look to be on the home stretch. ...

Done well. Look to be on the home stretch.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x403/gmetzroth/PhilthGeoCentre3_zps142d0dc8.jpg?t=1372758749
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
I have them at approximately 15.5km to the...

I have them at approximately 15.5km to the centre. I did however find three different coordinates for the Simpson Geo centre, two on the Hema map picture posted at post #651 and one on ExplorOz...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Not sure if they have made it to the Geo centre...

Not sure if they have made it to the Geo centre yet. Blue flag is the Simpson Geo centre. Tomorrow will tell if they keep heading East.
...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,771
Posted By Metzy
Get the holes plastic welded up then redrill the...

Get the holes plastic welded up then redrill the holes.
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
The green flags are way points from Philths Spot...

The green flags are way points from Philths Spot tracker put into Map Source, the blue flag is the Simpson desert Geo centre according to Hema Great Desert tracks north east map. The map on Map...
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Look to clean to be ridin from Windorah.

Look to clean to be ridin from Windorah.
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Unless they left the Cruiser at Windorah and then...

Unless they left the Cruiser at Windorah and then headed out on the dirt.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
I'd say they're lubricating their throats with an...

I'd say they're lubricating their throats with an ice cold beer at the Birdsville pub if not now or very shortly. Hope they have had a good run on the tricked out DR's aka Desert weapons.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Just checked Philths Spot Tracker...

Just checked Philths Spot Tracker (http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0ip3Vfx8P4ae8s5rku3q9Z7N0W6rJ6Hmj) and they have made it to Windorah.
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-28-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By Metzy
Out of the box the Tenere needs suspension work,...

Out of the box the Tenere needs suspension work, I had Teknik do their magic to my shock and I fitted the emulators to my forks along with heavier rate springs recommended and supplied by Teknik....
Forum: Australia 06-22-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
By the sounds of things Joe needs a bit of a...

By the sounds of things Joe needs a bit of a Hand.:knary
Forum: Australia 06-22-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16,712
Views: 2,030,913
Posted By Metzy
Farkle

Not being totally sure of the meaning of the term 'Farkle' I decided to fire up the old Google and came across this link (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=farkle), I was happy to read...
Forum: Australia 06-22-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
He can't be that bad if he gets to ride shotgun...

He can't be that bad if he gets to ride shotgun in the cruiser.
Forum: Australia 06-22-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
DRjoe is doing a great job on the Desert weapons....

DRjoe is doing a great job on the Desert weapons. By the sounds of things Murry did a thorough investigation sniffing everything. I hope he marked the tyres on the DR.
Forum: Australia 06-20-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,928
Posted By Metzy
0.60 fork springs are a pretty heavy spring. I...

0.60 fork springs are a pretty heavy spring. I just recently fitted Teknik 0.52 to my 2010 XT660Z Tenere and the sag figures came up spot on with my weight of 80kg and the tank bag on with 3 litres...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,441
Posted By Metzy
Now when you Google 'Hairy Buttocks chaps' there...

Now when you Google 'Hairy Buttocks chaps' there is the picture of Philth lying down beside his desert weapon.
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