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Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By MODNROD
Just yesterday I entered the Swann Insurance...

Just yesterday I entered the Swann Insurance competition to get some tickets, so at least that's taken care of! :lol3

Now I just have to figure out whether to ride the Vmax and hope I get past...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By MODNROD
I also run between 16:1 and 17:1 at cruise (as...

I also run between 16:1 and 17:1 at cruise (as shown by the little meter that goes beep) wherever possible.

Including on my old ACVW Beetle, everyone knows they never get hot or overheat exhaust...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By MODNROD
About the same time as Messerschmidts were...

About the same time as Messerschmidts were shooting the shit out of Spitfires, and the US was desperately trying to find an answer to the Zero.

Could just be a coincidence.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By MODNROD
JD, you're a legend mate. I've been trying to...

JD, you're a legend mate.
I've been trying to find something just like that for ages now.
Thanks man! :clap
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,177
Views: 359,886
Posted By MODNROD
It seems to me I have about a dozen kids at...

It seems to me I have about a dozen kids at times.
Jeez I'm sick of the Wiggles! :lol3
(No offense guys, good onya!).

I'm spewin that I can't receive JJJ where I work. Streaming takes up too...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By MODNROD
Thanks for the review B1. Might just hafta get...

Thanks for the review B1.
Might just hafta get a Tourer as a "rule-them-all" lid, they sound the goods.

Better than the 3 I have now anyway probably. :huh
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By MODNROD
What!?!?!?!? Water?!?!?! You're shitn me...

What!?!?!?!?
Water?!?!?!

You're shitn me right?

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/Bikes%20and%20scoots/PC5Tuning003_zpsc26068d6.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,327
Posted By MODNROD
I think the result is truly remarkable, and an...

I think the result is truly remarkable, and an outstanding achievement.
WP forks that are "factory" or merely customer spec, who cares? I could give this bloke my Vmax with Michelin Commanders on...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,972
Views: 569,554
Posted By MODNROD
I wonder if he said "Poop!". Or...

I wonder if he said "Poop!".
Or something........
:huh
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,853
Posted By MODNROD
I just thought I'd quickly add a pic of my very...

I just thought I'd quickly add a pic of my very first bike! :clap
I still have it, I bought it in 1981 from some stoned hippy dude in Fremantle (who would have thunk it hey? :lol3).

Look through...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,853
Posted By MODNROD
Hehehehe! I'm sitting listening to Blondie's...

Hehehehe!

I'm sitting listening to Blondie's "Rapture", how apt.
A quick pic from the same era, my old orange 836 K6 and a mates blue Zed, just parked up back in Darwin after a run to the Bark...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By MODNROD
This.

This.
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By MODNROD
Flat 14s is about right for a XR or LC4, roughly....

Flat 14s is about right for a XR or LC4, roughly. Mates have run DR650s and TT600s, and they usually run out the door at mid-14s.
Taking on YZs and proper CRs will cost you money every run, it's all...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By MODNROD
I always carry a small bottle of water, that way...

I always carry a small bottle of water, that way when the belt snaps in the heat I don't die in the sun that afternoon! :lol3

Apart from that, multi-tool, race tape, wire, the usual.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By MODNROD
The reflectors are vastly more important than the...

The reflectors are vastly more important than the globes.

It gets dark out here too, nil ambient light at all, nothing. For ages now I always upgraded the headlight lens to a "crystal" lens with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,450
Posted By MODNROD
Hhmmm. Repairing an old Yammie eh? Top...

Hhmmm.
Repairing an old Yammie eh?

Top heavy lumps, 2nd gear, shaft drive jacking, carb balancing, intermittent electrickery, huge batteries, and a really cool grunt-off-idle engine, amazing...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By MODNROD
Aprilia Sportcity, Aprilia Scarabeo. Piaggio...

Aprilia Sportcity, Aprilia Scarabeo. Piaggio Beverly, Honda SH300, etc.
All those scooters run skinny 16"tyres, and usually the pair have to be weight-loaded to at least 400kg (bike and rider)....
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,561
Posted By MODNROD
Sit in it, brace yourself against the pegs and...

Sit in it, brace yourself against the pegs and the back rest, yank hard on the bars until the big wallowing pigs settle on the sparky bits, roll off a bit, yank the other way onto the sparky bits,...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,903
Posted By MODNROD
*sigh* I thought we'd been over this...

*sigh*

I thought we'd been over this already.......... :huh

Oh well. Have fun everyone! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,561
Posted By MODNROD
About bloody time too! Long live the ZL1000!...

About bloody time too!
Long live the ZL1000! :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By MODNROD
I bought mine here....... ...

I bought mine here.......

http://www.scooter-center.com/en/product/3330551/Valve+for+tubeless+rim+OEM+Qualitaet+90+Alloy+113mm?meta=3330551*scd_ALL_en*s1274087903648*3330551*1*1*1*16
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16,452
Views: 9,989,808
Posted By MODNROD
HAHAHA! I have seen a photo of my Oma on a...

HAHAHA! I have seen a photo of my Oma on a bicycle that looks just like that pic!

Amazing photo of the tricycle, very cool! :clap
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By MODNROD
1996 - 2004 or so Toyota Camry station wagon. ...

1996 - 2004 or so Toyota Camry station wagon.
Allow $3000 to purchase, you could get easily at least 1/2 back from a dealer when your done. Same amount of length for sleeping as a full-size Falcon...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 251,887
Posted By MODNROD
Hhmmm, speaking of lighting. When are the OEM...

Hhmmm, speaking of lighting. When are the OEM blokes going to realise that some of us aren't scared of the dark?
(well, riding in the dark anyway! :rofl)

Like Ducati for instance.

Stock feeble...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,291
Posted By MODNROD
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,972
Views: 569,554
Posted By MODNROD
Hehehehe! Dehydrated Water Pills (just add...

Hehehehe!
Dehydrated Water Pills (just add Gin).
:D
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,097
Views: 1,490,097
Posted By MODNROD
Ooooooooh!!!! *sigh*

Ooooooooh!!!!

*sigh*
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9,097
Views: 1,490,097
Posted By MODNROD
With tender loving care. ...

With tender loving care.


http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/Bikes%20and%20scoots/trans1.jpg (http://s1212.photobucket.com/user/MODNROD/media/Bikes%20and%20scoots/trans1.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9,097
Views: 1,490,097
Posted By MODNROD
I'm feeling particularly un-Olympic at the...

I'm feeling particularly un-Olympic at the moment, but just had a great idea for a cool ride, so here we go..........

My 250 Super-scoot is no good in the peak of summer coz the belt overheats in...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,315
Posted By MODNROD
Hey look at that! On that map above Tassie sits...

Hey look at that!
On that map above Tassie sits near the Bermuda Triangle. :eek1

That explains a lot.......
:D

It'll take 5 days just to see the sights in the Cross, let alone the rest of the...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,667
Posted By MODNROD
Postie bikes! Cool! You can build it up for...

Postie bikes! Cool!
You can build it up for bugger all, get all the skills you can learn. Pull it down and make it faster, blow it up, rebuild it again, make it even faster and really blow it up,...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,744
Posted By MODNROD
It's a Zen thing. It will teach you...

It's a Zen thing.

It will teach you forbearance and tolerance every time you look at it..........

:D
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By MODNROD
This is just something to think about. God knows...

This is just something to think about. God knows the last thing I want is to drawn into a "discussion" about ZDDP in oil or additives in general.

I'm still playing with flat tappets, and have done...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 60,659
Posted By MODNROD
My new helmet. Traffic view....... ...

My new helmet.

Traffic view.......

http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc458/MODNROD/Bikes%20and%20scoots/P1020415_zpsadc8641e.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,222
Posted By MODNROD
HUH! Bugger me! Years ago I tried to see if the...

HUH! Bugger me!
Years ago I tried to see if the "Rider Training Course" at Wanneroo would take myself, my son and son-in-law.
They asked which 600 whizz-bang-super-balls -tie-wire thing I had...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By MODNROD
It was the Anakees that did it! Wouldn't have...

It was the Anakees that did it!
Wouldn't have had a problem if it had the Pirelli Demon's that God had intended. :D
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,847
Posted By MODNROD
Looks like the little one at the back is trying...

Looks like the little one at the back is trying to hide his length of steam pipe.............
:huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By MODNROD
I'll swap you my 3000km old Monster 696 for...

I'll swap you my 3000km old Monster 696 for it..........
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By MODNROD
Not button head, but...... ...

Not button head, but......
https://www.bolt.com.au/m8-110mm-socket-head-cap-screws-p-26583.html
Not Oz, but..........
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,738
Posted By MODNROD
+1. The design of the breathers make a big...

+1. The design of the breathers make a big difference too.
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