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Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,615
Posted By werewasi
quote Bogfarth " As soon as he saw the Big...

quote Bogfarth
" As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen "

don't think so. The line is:
"As soon as he saw the Big Boobs, Pooh knew that an Adventure was...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By werewasi
[QUOTE=Gerg;24228420]I have an old HJC flip up...

[QUOTE=Gerg;24228420]I have an old HJC flip up and I bought a new one ,Sy-Max III, to replace it only to find it's not the same shape.

Four years ago when in the US, I bought an HJC flip up...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Tks for all the info, guys. LBS - went...

Tks for all the info, guys.


LBS - went to dealer. $200 for wiring stuff, ( e bay and freight fr US nearly as much) so I will be a tight arse and just do a pigtail off the battery with ciggy...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Honda OE parts are very expensive here because of...

Honda OE parts are very expensive here because of the small runs of some models and NC is a good example of this. Because it is over LAMS (learners) cc threshold, it doesn't sell well here, so with...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Thanks LBS for that stuff. Do I understand...

Thanks LBS for that stuff.

Do I understand correctly that the wiring accessory harness kit that i buy has a plug on one end that fits the plug you talked about, and the other has the equivalent of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
I did but got a bit confused by the different...

I did but got a bit confused by the different results.

Googled - Ryco Honda civic oil filter part no. and you got

Z79A
Z57A
Z130
Z547

Googled - Ryco Honda jazz oil filter part no.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
[QUOTE=. The filter mounds with room to go with a...

[QUOTE=. The filter mounds with room to go with a longer filter.

Can you elaborate - not sure what this means

I use a Wix filter #51356,

Great! this will be an easy find brandwise. Hope...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
tks I will cross reference to a RYCO can...

tks
I will cross reference to a RYCO

can i ask the obvious question?

why not a JAZZ filter
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
thanks NR dont think i can get a KN filter...

thanks NR

dont think i can get a KN filter here.

Need to be a WIX or Fram or Ryco
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Thanks LBS for the wiring info. is the "built...

Thanks LBS for the wiring info.
is the "built in Honda plug" you talk about, down by the battery ?



Does anyone know of an alternative to the Honda OE oil filter?
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
tks

tks
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Errr yes, it wasn't in neutral - you stoopid boy....

Errr yes, it wasn't in neutral - you stoopid boy.

Thanks for the sympathetic words.

Six months since I've been on it and I seem to have forgotten a lot.

Looking forward to being...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
This is not something I want to admit to on a...

This is not something I want to admit to on a public forum but it's worse than just the stand down. I don't recall seeing the green neutral light !!!!!!!!
Strange how you can get totally brain...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
I am super embarrassed. Because it is 6...

I am super embarrassed.

Because it is 6 months since I last rode it I have forgotten the bit about the stand. If this is required to be up, then this is the problem since I tried to start it while...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Sorry to butt in but I need some help

NC last running in mid November because had to be left in Sydney. Took battery with me so I could keep it on a trickle charger. Yesterday put battery back in but despite hearing the fuel pump...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 74,378
Posted By werewasi
You said: The transport of the motorcycle...

You said:

The transport of the motorcycle was*settled by*the company*

so does this mean that someone else paid the bill.

If not, can you tell us how much the freight was to Aust.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Would this bike be better if it had adjustment on...

Would this bike be better if it had adjustment on the fly?

http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz285/werewasi1/preload_zps296665df.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Springing for dummies Lesson 1 quote: It...

Springing for dummies Lesson 1

quote:
It is my observation on the 700x that the suspension crudity is more poor damping than springing. quote

So are you saying that the answer is not to muck...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
OK guys, you're right. (partly) I should have...

OK guys,
you're right. (partly)
I should have fitted panniers to avoid the gear issue. I called in months at the principal Honda dealer in Sydney and asked about the OEM rack but it had to be...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Good guess. You're right, but it's pretty much...

Good guess. You're right, but it's pretty much the same as all the stuff way out west.
Rack was $350 which may seem a lot but he's a very high quality alloy specialist and probably rates about $120...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Gavin, This is the rack thing I had fabbed up...

Gavin,
This is the rack thing I had fabbed up for the trip and despite being small
it probably was as good as the OEM Honda rack and cost less.
I expected a flat plate to be bolted to the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
I wouldn't buy an NC if you intend touring and...

I wouldn't buy an NC if you intend touring and seeing more of the country.
There are far more suitable bikes. A DRZ 400 is Birdsville stuff. You want something like an SV 650 allrounder.

This is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
The results are in

Well, I'm back 2600 kms later and can report on the fuel figs.

First thing that throws up is that the speedo is apparently over reading by about 9kph (5.59mph) at indicated 110kph (68 mph) so...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
It does not appear that itzagascan is marketed in...

It does not appear that itzagascan is marketed in Australia and it'll be some bureaucratic regulatory bs that's the problem
There was a cross link to a 7 page thread about riders using Dinkum donut...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Thanks for the input guys, I'll just have to...

Thanks for the input guys,
I'll just have to try and get a handle on it before getting to the critical stages.
Once you're over the steep climb on the great Dividing range (600m) from the Gold...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
I've only seen those big whoppers that hold...

I've only seen those big whoppers that hold thousands of litres so where do you find 5 litre ones. Have you tried one.?
If they're that black buytl stuff won't it just soak up the heat.?
If I have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Thanks Gavin, Noccatunga to Cunamulla is 338kms...

Thanks Gavin,
Noccatunga to Cunamulla is 338kms although fuel at Thargominda is likely.
It's just such a PIA to take off all your gear so you can get to the fuel cap. With an NC the temptation to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
700 SA (manual)

I'm going on a six day outback ride with no panniers and a tent etc to carry, so I can't carry extra fuel bar 1100 cc in a fuel bottle.
With the 14l tank and this I will have a total of 15.1l (...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By werewasi
Where was the post on Qland single seat rego?

A couple of weeks ago I saw some stuff on SSR in Q land and there were names of guys (maybe in Gympie) who would do the certifying.
Does anyone know where the thread was?
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
Is it the article HONDA NC 700 by HONDA POINT...

Is it the article HONDA NC 700 by HONDA POINT with pics.
Looks like an ordinary X so what's the special model thing?
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
On P451 of thread - an amazing photo but do you...

On P451 of thread - an amazing photo but do you know anymore about it.

Must have been taken in England in 1948 because you can see old Bedfords over the back, although there is a bull nose GMC...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
[QUOTE=NortwestRider;21687019]Hondabikepro,over...

[QUOTE=NortwestRider;21687019]Hondabikepro,over on the NC site is making a 2 gallon aluminum aux tank that takes the place of the passenger seat and it seems to be a amazing peice !!!.

Tks ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,509
Views: 1,016,083
Posted By werewasi
A different version of the NC

I have just bought a S/hand NC S with only a couple of hundred miles on it and there's something about this bike that is quite captivating.
The S is the only version offered in Australia but it...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-03-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 530,935
Posted By werewasi
Lismore NSW, Australia Just off the Pacific...

Lismore NSW, Australia
Just off the Pacific Hwy.(the coastal road from Sydney to Brisbane) in the middle of superb bike riding territory (no boring stuff) and great all year round weather.

Call...
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