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Forum: Australia 12-29-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,555
Posted By womboin
Be careful how you plumb the equilizer hose...

Be careful how you plumb the equilizer hose between the two low fuel taps on the safari tank. Its a bit crowded around the headers with the big tank on and there,s not much room to seperate hot from...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 144,678
Posted By womboin
http://http://www.ca-cycleworks.com/fuel-pump-for-...

http://http://www.ca-cycleworks.com/fuel-pump-for-fuel-injected-husqvarna-4-strokes Thought this might be worth bookmarking. Makes the pump cheap enough to replace on a regular basis.Can,t work out...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 21,452
Posted By womboin
Look at the Icom IC41S. I have an older model...

Look at the Icom IC41S. I have an older model that I can,t kill. Commercial and MIL spec. quality and not much dearer than GME.
Forum: Australia 04-23-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,328
Posted By womboin
Was talking to Robin Box,the bloke who builds...

Was talking to Robin Box,the bloke who builds Safari tanks, at the AMTRA high country ride.Said a tank for the Tiger will happen.About 30 lt. capacity.The wheels seem to turn pretty slowly at...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,709
Posted By womboin
your right there all the same in the dark...

your right there all the same in the dark anyway
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,709
Posted By womboin
We run a couple of chinese Linhai 4 wheelers....

We run a couple of chinese Linhai 4 wheelers. Simple rugged machines and about half the price of Japanese. Also have a look at Kymco. Made in Korea.They build a mule style machine as well as normal...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,524
Posted By womboin
Where are all the CRF450,s? They are being sold...

Where are all the CRF450,s? They are being sold but in my travels I just don,t see any. Most of what I see in the bush is blue or orange.
Forum: Australia 12-31-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By womboin
Took a GSX1100 over there for a month about 20...

Took a GSX1100 over there for a month about 20 years ago on Qantas. Enquired about doing it again recently and yes they will still freight a bike. Way back then it cost about the same as my seat on...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,332
Posted By womboin
Try CRC Dry Glide .Has Teflon(PTFE) in it....

Try CRC Dry Glide .Has Teflon(PTFE) in it. Anywhere that stocks CRC will have it.
Forum: Australia 12-24-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,702
Posted By womboin
Who,s old enough to remember the peep hole on the...

Who,s old enough to remember the peep hole on the camshaft of xt500,s to show you top dead centre? One kick if you followed the routine.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,317
Posted By womboin
Tony Kirby was so well respected there should be...

Tony Kirby was so well respected there should be an annual gathering permanently stamped on the calender in his memory.
Forum: Australia 12-20-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By womboin
Thumb What quality problems?

After about 8000ks of mainly outback ,high country touring and general riding between farm hack work have,nt had one reliability issue. Nothings fallen off,came loose ,leaked or broken. Engines a...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By womboin
Paid that for a 610 twelve months ago,with no...

Paid that for a 610 twelve months ago,with no rego ect. Sounds like a deal to me. And you get an extra muffler.
Forum: Australia 11-20-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By womboin
Why not use NoToil oil and detergent. Filter is...

Why not use NoToil oil and detergent. Filter is washed in warm water and special detergent. No solvents ,no getting in trouble with missus if you get caught in the laundry with turps . Haven,t used...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,842
Posted By womboin
Looks like it was designed in the same drug...

Looks like it was designed in the same drug induced haze as the Multistrada.:1drink
Forum: Australia 11-10-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,164
Posted By womboin
Eight thousand k,s on my 09 TE610 in twelve...

Eight thousand k,s on my 09 TE610 in twelve months. Solid as a rock and hasn,t left me stranded yet.Still a bit cagey about fuel injection and no kick start though. And get that 510 insured if its...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,662
Posted By womboin
BMW G450 engine made by Kymco in Taiwan.

BMW G450 engine made by Kymco in Taiwan.
Forum: Australia 11-02-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Posted By womboin
What did he hit? What hit him? Is he ok?

What did he hit? What hit him? Is he ok?
Forum: Australia 10-31-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,743
Posted By womboin
Mate, your a legend.Gravity is a bitch on some of...

Mate, your a legend.Gravity is a bitch on some of that track.
Forum: Australia 10-30-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,743
Posted By womboin
Did those big Honda,s really go up or down Billy...

Did those big Honda,s really go up or down Billy Goats?
Forum: Australia 10-22-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By womboin
Just finished putting together a small boat easy...

Just finished putting together a small boat easy trailer tonight.It arrived in three boxes.Only took about two hours to put together. Pretty happy with the finished product.Half the price of anything...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,169
Posted By womboin
What a barge. Pretty similar specs to a Hyundai...

What a barge. Pretty similar specs to a Hyundai Getz.
Forum: Australia 10-12-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By womboin
They went about a year ago.You would think a town...

They went about a year ago.You would think a town Wagga,s size could keep a KTM and Honda daeler going.Bank had a clearing sale.Bikes,spares everything.
Forum: Australia 09-26-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,511
Posted By womboin
What tracks are you doing.Whats bikes better...

What tracks are you doing.Whats bikes better suited ? TE610 or 300EXC.Anything 650ish can turn into a handfull in that country.
Forum: Australia 09-15-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,481
Posted By womboin
Had an 09 300 for about eighteen months.Feel...

Had an 09 300 for about eighteen months.Feel twenty years younger everytime I get off it. Put the red powervalve spring in and a JD jet kit.Be prepared to spend a bit of time getting the jetting...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,563,591
Posted By womboin
Good luck with new projects.The 610 and the 630...

Good luck with new projects.The 610 and the 630 have such a similar profile I,m sure what looks good on a 630 will be good on a 610. I hope a Dakar style rally fairing is somewhere in your future....
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,563,591
Posted By womboin
Just started to do the first valve clearance...

Just started to do the first valve clearance check on an 09 610.Not a lot of joy with fat fingers. Did the intakes but the exhaust look like a complete bastard. Do both radiators need to come off or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,800
Posted By womboin
AG200,s are better

My earliest memory of a motorcycle and the first I ever road was an AG100.The mainstay of Australian agriculture for about forty years.That yellow one is a really early model and the blue is the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,228
Views: 200,015
Posted By womboin
Hyde bash plate

Have a Hyde on a 200exc and 300exc.The 200 is one of my sons bikes and has been through the wringer.The pipe guard has some pretty nasty gouges in it but not a mark on the pipe.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 95,524
Views: 17,955,718
Posted By womboin
Scottoiler in the outback

A question for Aussies in particular. Does the Scottoiler have any place on a bike being used in the outback? We must have the finest dust on the planet. Good on a roadbike but is it trouble on an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,764
Posted By womboin
Just sold a 04 WR450 with 15000km up.Just clean...

Just sold a 04 WR450 with 15000km up.Just clean oil, clean air and no engine issues at all. They are a great engine and would love to here if anybody has put really seriuos ks on one. Have not had a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 95,524
Views: 17,955,718
Posted By womboin
Tat

Thanks for info on the TAT. What a hell of a trip.bugger. One one thing on my list of things I have to do before I die.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 95,524
Views: 17,955,718
Posted By womboin
tat

What is TAT? A road I presume.Where is it? How long is it? How rough is it? Sounds like some sort of right of passage For you North Americans. cheers
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6,152
Views: 1,187,262
Posted By womboin
high mileage RFS

Went on a Cairns to Capeyork guided ride a few months ago. The bloke who was leading the ride was on a 525exc with over 40000km[forty thousand] on the clock.He said the engine had never been opened...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,563,591
Posted By womboin
I think I might be happy with either in the...

I think I might be happy with either in the end.The DR has become the standard by which all other serious off road tourers are judged in Australia. The Husky just looks so good though. Must be nice...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,563,591
Posted By womboin
Safari tank

Safari tanks are made about an hour up the road from where I live.Picked up one for my 300exc a few weeks ago and asked the question while I was there. Was told Husky tanks are definitely in the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,563,591
Posted By womboin
DR vs TE

Has anybody tossed between a DR650 and TE610 and gone Husky? Is the Husky a viable outback allroads tourer? Safari are working on a bigger tank that should fix that prblem. Is the fuel injection...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 269,603
Posted By womboin
hey southforkspeedster and mmmotorcycle what tank...

hey southforkspeedster and mmmotorcycle what tank is that ,28lt safari?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,174
Posted By womboin
Regardless of price still a long overdue and...

Regardless of price still a long overdue and welcome addition to Yamaha,s line up. Have a 96 model used has a farm hack that will not die.Anybody put money down on one?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,174
Posted By womboin
Good point.We should be thankful.I get the...

Good point.We should be thankful.I get the impression they could sell these things by the boatload if they woke up to whats going on in the real world.If Chad Reed doesn,t ride it or its not a GP...
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