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Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:05 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Merry Christmas

All the very best for a safe and happy Christmas and a great and enjoyable new year.
Lloyd and Carol.

There comes a point in your life when you realize:

Who matters,
Who never did, ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Very nice

Very nice, Ray. I like the small touches of orange. The bottom of the forks, the mesh in the beak vents and the breather hoses. All makes it look individual. I hadn't noticed it before.
But...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 08:01 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Something of interest

This is a photo of 125cc Junior Speedway Solo bike built by a mate of mine here in Western Australia. The bikes the kids are racing now are basically a 125cc standard Honda in a modified frame and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 09:16 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Way to go

Check out this Russian bike. Does everything an off roader needs.

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/pn_5dMHsCPE?autoplay=1&hd=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&start=14&end=178

Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Absolutely beautiful scenery. That's what...

Absolutely beautiful scenery. That's what Australians travel to Europe to see. Then people from Europe come to Australia to see scenery like this. I lived with this in the north of Western...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:58 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Frustration personified

Can't work on it. Can't ride it. Been like this for the past 5 weeks and still at least 4, (should be 7), weeks to go. And I keep on reading about what you blokes are doing to your bikes. Note the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16,267
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Posted By ausibatla
You're right. It's my ex bike and the one he was...

You're right. It's my ex bike and the one he was doing up.
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 03:10 AM
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Posted By ausibatla
Anniversary

Today, March 16th. my wife and I have been married fro 46 years.
Had to share it.
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
I had the same problem with both my 750 and 800...

I had the same problem with both my 750 and 800 so I had a new link made up for the rear suspension and removered the spacers (50mm) from the top of the fork tubes. I just sold my 800 and the bloke...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Sold the Doctor

I sold my DR800. Hated to see it go but if it just sits in the workshop and gets started once a week then it's wasted on me. It went to a nice home. A bloke who already has a DR800 that he is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16,267
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Posted By ausibatla
Gear lights

I apologise in advance if I've misunderstood the query here. I can understand an inexperienced rider on a road bike wanting to know if he/she has reached top top gear. Your obviously not a new rider...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 06:17 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Wicked project, Rob. It certainly turned out...

Wicked project, Rob. It certainly turned out great!
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 04:44 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
My DR800 is for sale.

My 1991 DR800 has to go. It sits in the workshop with my other bikes and gets started once a week to keep it lubricated and free. The 8700 km's on the clock are genuine. It comes with the personal...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 04:29 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Merry Christmas

A very MERRY CHRISTMAS to all and I hope you all have a better NEW YEAR than 2013, no matter how good it's been.
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 06:03 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
If you want to go down that track. Check this...

If you want to go down that track. Check this out. It was on the site quite a while back. I kept a copy of it because it was so impressive. I call it the DR Dream.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 06:50 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Laugh Hey Rob, can I join you on my Harley? ...

Hey Rob, can I join you on my Harley? :evil:evil:evil I got it registered for W.A. on Tuesday!
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Mow the bloody lawn

[QUOTE=ztaj;22562971]Hi All :wave Just checking in... :D

Lloyd, tell your nephew to mow his lawns, he oughta be ashamed :lol3

It's funny you should mention that. It's the first thing I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Haven't sold the 800 yet. Bloke was to have come...

Haven't sold the 800 yet. Bloke was to have come down yesterday but didn't front or call. Not bothered though because I don't really want to get rid of it. The day it goes is the day I'll want...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 07:11 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Rob's 800

[QUOTE=robmoto;22540779]Volker , thanks for the extra pic,s I liked your bike from the word go, and the many many different changes that you have made to make it all come together.


Rob,
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 09:03 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
DR800 for sale

My 1991 DR800 has to go. It sits in the workshop with my other bikes and gets started once a week to keep it lubricated and free. The 8700 km's on the clock are genuine. It comes with the personal...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 06:36 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Check frame

Have you looked at the frame to check it's not bent at the head stem. It obviosly took a lot of force to tear through those triple clamps!
Hope it's O.K. You were lucky.
Cheers,
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Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
You're right, Rob. He will be a wether in a week...

You're right, Rob. He will be a wether in a week or two and the're only good for the freezer. The ewes are kept until they're about 4 years old for reproduction then they hit the freezer as well....
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 11:46 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
He makes it look easy, Rob. I'm just...

He makes it look easy, Rob.

I'm just sitting in front of my computer listening to Buddy Holly and catching up on the site news. Been very quiet. I haven't been near my bikes since my shoulder...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 07:56 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
They're Just bureaucratic wankers. Put the old...

They're Just bureaucratic wankers. Put the old muffler back on, get it registered then put the GPR back on when you get home.
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:56 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
G'day

G'day to everyone and his dog. The site has been interesting of late. Good to see people helping people. I haven't had much to say but I've been lurking.
Been spending a lot of time on my '95...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
p3dro, did you get your bike out of that place...

p3dro, did you get your bike out of that place and get your electrics sorted?
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:36 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
[QUOTE=spen;21598182]Another sunny day so what...

[QUOTE=spen;21598182]Another sunny day so what better to do than stick the tanks on the DR .I had thought of a white seat with the Suzuki in black but i may just go for a black seat to "tone" it down...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:29 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
[QUOTE=Ladder106;21553058]Yes, I do......... ...

[QUOTE=Ladder106;21553058]Yes, I do.........


However

I finally bought a strictly road bike. Wanted a big road-burner to get to far away places fast without rubbing all the knobblies off my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:16 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
[QUOTE=p3dro;21516291]1 month to the day, and the...

[QUOTE=p3dro;21516291]1 month to the day, and the garage I use are still struggling to get her started.
Replacement CDI and re-wound Generator fitted - still no spark!

p3dro

If I was you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 08:09 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
If you set the float height with the carbies...

If you set the float height with the carbies level on the bench then they will be out a bit because they sit on the bike at a slight angle but 7mm is far too much because of that. Before you start...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 06:16 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
It may not be functional for off road riding as...

It may not be functional for off road riding as it's obviously been built for the road. It's the concept, the detail and the work that has gone into it that you have to appreciate. I think it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
My favourite

There have been some very nice customised DR750's and DR800's shown on the site over the years but my favourite is this one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 06:42 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Weak as water

I chickened out of selling it. It hardly gets ridden but I realised that if I get rid of it, I'll never get another one. SO, it's staying in the workshop.
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16,267
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Posted By ausibatla
DR800 for sale

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss156/ausibatla/Registered%20at%20last/8001_zpsb7069e55.jpg

If anybody is interested in my '91 DR800 then let me know by private message or email. I can send...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 05:35 PM
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Views: 2,608,378
Posted By ausibatla
'91 dr800

1991 DR800 for sale in Australia. This is the ebay link if you want to check it out....
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 05:20 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Slow thread

What's the matter with all you blokes. This thread has been so quiet for so long. I haven't seen anything from anybody since last year.
Cheers.
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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16,267
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Posted By ausibatla
I hope all you blokes in the northern hemisphere...

I hope all you blokes in the northern hemisphere have a bloody nice white christmas. This is a photo I took of the TV when they were showing the weather for Xmas day and the rest of the week. You...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 05:41 PM
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Posted By ausibatla
Festive season

And to all DR owners that have ever graced this site with their prose and wisdom, I wish each and everyone of you the same as for Mark. Have a very happy Christmas and a great new year. Maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16,267
Views: 2,608,378
Posted By ausibatla
Re Mark

Thanks Dino. This is a message to 800 rider.

G'day Mark,
good to see you got the old girl up and running again. I knew it wouldn't take too long.
All the best to you and yours for Chrissy and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16,267
Views: 2,608,378
Posted By ausibatla
[QUOTE=Ladder106;19877637]So here's my situation:...

[QUOTE=Ladder106;19877637]So here's my situation:

So....the question is:

Can I stick the 43 engine into the 41 frame. I know I'd have to use the stator and flywheel (with ignition coil) from...
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