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Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Try this bloke Nath, an XR guru for 25 years... ...

Try this bloke Nath, an XR guru for 25 years...

Ken Colvin
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Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Okay, so my son is now missing his purple Play...

Okay, so my son is now missing his purple Play Doh !. Basic mock up of the clover leaf and CC'ed again. This time the chamber swallowed up 51cc's.

...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Question Yep, thanks & well done B & B, those roll pins...

Yep, thanks & well done B & B, those roll pins look the bomb ! Look easy to install also I'll have to get down to the local engineering supplies:evil and post up when done.

I've been...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
I'm yet to install anything to tie the fins...

I'm yet to install anything to tie the fins together, what exactly are roll pins? I was considering either long stainless bolts with Ally spacers or welding on basic Ally tabs up the sides (which I...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Talking All done.

Okay so here she is all PREEEEDY .

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg578/mattybrookie/IMG_09151.jpg

I am really happy with the way it all came out, I reckon it looks bang on. On the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,000
Posted By RoostMaster
Hey Ian, the subframes are not that strong,...

Hey Ian, the subframes are not that strong, eventually it will snap.:deal I'd recommend reinforcing with gussets on all the intersecting joins, AND the tube they are mounted on..... I've recently...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Wicked Big fin head

I've wanted to do this mod for sometime now, already run an oil cooler off an XR400, but really want to go for a bigger one those to aid in cooling also. And lets face facts, perhaps they do a better...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Last trip, not revving her hard or abusing the...

Last trip, not revving her hard or abusing the bike, 2200klms.
there will be longer klm's posted I'm sure...:evil RM
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Once again rippa reply Ken. ....I'm...

Once again rippa reply Ken.

....I'm going to give the big fin head thing a go soon. stay tuned.
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Hey Ken, Faaaaarcken big load there !!! I...

Hey Ken, Faaaaarcken big load there !!! I considered putting my fuel bladder there also but was worried about the how the two M6? sized mounting bolts for the tank would hold up. Seeing you have...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Here she is all loaded up. The bulk at the top...

Here she is all loaded up. The bulk at the top rear is actually all very light. I made a bag to hold a light weight sleeping bag, ultra light roll up air matress, MSR Dragon Fly, runners and a few...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Hey Old Dog, plus 1 for the soft panniers. I used...

Hey Old Dog, plus 1 for the soft panniers. I used AndyStrapz Expedition panniers. I put in gussets as shown, however I also have a 5 litre Safari (WR450) tank, no issues to report however I travelled...
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 489,192
Posted By RoostMaster
CR500 anyone.?

Brand spanking CR500 with price tag to match. !

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bundoora/motorcycles/honda-cr500-2001-model/1062128064
Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,241
Posted By RoostMaster
Mudguts.... you just have to combine Christmas...

Mudguts.... you just have to combine Christmas and Bikes!!!!

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Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 43,012
Posted By RoostMaster
[QUOTE=ken0ath;25776100]I just made a Facebook...

[QUOTE=ken0ath;25776100]I just made a Facebook group for Dual Sport Rides in and around Melbourne. If you know of a ride happening or want to tag along I hope this might be the place to get it all...
Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By RoostMaster
Looks like I can't make it as I first thought....

Looks like I can't make it as I first thought. Have you been to wombat before ? A good loop is from Greendale to Trentham Pub or Trentham East Pub (pig and whistle), then back through the bush to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,000
Posted By RoostMaster
Laugh Nice reply ^^^^^^. Your clutch basket wear...

Nice reply ^^^^^^.
Your clutch basket wear marks look a lot like mine does, it still seems to function ok so I'll replace mine in a years time or so. The feel of my clutch is heavy, so MAN UP...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By RoostMaster
Question ST, What are you thinking?, Duel Sport (no...

ST,
What are you thinking?, Duel Sport (no singles) or enduro type riding ?

RM.
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 489,192
Posted By RoostMaster
Wicked Maybe posted before but, WOW ! ...

Maybe posted before but, WOW !

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/grange/motorcycles/ktm-450-rr/1058363433?utm_source=criteo&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=LF-automotive&mpch=ads
...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,618
Posted By RoostMaster
Make cyclists pay rego !

Make cyclists pay rego !
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Nice of you to share memories Bluebox. The...

Nice of you to share memories Bluebox. The younger generation give me the shits how they are always on the bloody smart phones (face book), but one thing they are doing that perhaps they don't...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Wicked - a normal motor should have seized under that...

- a normal motor should have seized under that abuse.
Rippa reply sundowner, this is :clapXR GOLD !

I must admit, the bike was really on fire all of Prologue and Day 1 - like it had twice...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Question Awsome Sundowner, thanks for the write up with...

Awsome Sundowner, thanks for the write up with all the details. :freaky
I have two questions for ya, did you take any electrical spares? I was shitting myself about electrical gremlins on my last...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,000
Posted By RoostMaster
Thumb ^^^^As above. Don't go bigger than a 130 rear....

^^^^As above. Don't go bigger than a 130 rear. 140's & 150's will fit on the bike but scrape on everything during big hits, and you just don't need 'em on these bikes :deal
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 43,359
Posted By RoostMaster
Wicked Hey Fella's, I crossed the Simpson unassisted in...

Hey Fella's, I crossed the Simpson unassisted in June on a '92 XR600, my mate was on a '89 XT. Glad to give over some advice if you need. We didn't hang around getting across, the big XR used 36...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,279
Posted By RoostMaster
Puke This thread has been a real pisser, I thought I'd...

This thread has been a real pisser, I thought I'd seen it all.....
RFVC engines are the best engine god has ever breathed life into, keep the XR.

... MMMMMMM, yummy, Asian afterbirth big...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Good to here from you Nath, If...

Good to here from you Nath,
If the little end is gone then the big end must be looking very shaky indeed ! My gudgeon pin was super sloppy in the little end before the rebuild, I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,000
Posted By RoostMaster
Question Nice Post Kluas I take it this is for a...

Nice Post Kluas
I take it this is for a underslung rally type pipe set up ? What bike was this used for ? HRC specs?? Roost.
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 50,330
Posted By RoostMaster
YES ! Well done, massive effort that ! going...

YES ! Well done, massive effort that ! going back soon.. :eek1:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 50,330
Posted By RoostMaster
Laugh :lurk ..........His Lynx deodorant is...

:lurk

..........His Lynx deodorant is gonna need a bigger main jet....
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Hey Nath, what piston and comp ratio did you end...

Hey Nath, what piston and comp ratio did you end up with ? Did the old 102mm sleeve have another bore job in it or you could not find another even bigger piston??. RM.
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 50,330
Posted By RoostMaster
Looks like he took the Rig Road across the...

Looks like he took the Rig Road across the Simpson rather than French Line ??? . Safe travels Scott !!
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,000
Posted By RoostMaster
Question Hey fellas' Does CW sell just...

Hey fellas'
Does CW sell just the fins for the Big Fin head ? I thought he may stock these for peeps that can weld them on themselves???
I can't seem to get a reply from his...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Nath, first better read up on the TAC, you may...

Nath,
first better read up on the TAC, you may have to cough up the first $600, depending on your claim type, accident ,ect.... You'll have to jump though a few hoops, forms, police report, doctors...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Hey Nath, shame to hear your...

Hey Nath,
shame to hear your plans ended bad, and worse still, having to go back to LONDON AAAHHHH! At least you made it to see some fantastic parts of Australia, you are lucky there....
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,283
Posted By RoostMaster
Question Can the mods throw us a bone on this one? I see...

Can the mods throw us a bone on this one? I see his last activity was at 3PM ish today but must have been taken down?
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
Ha, love that little shop front, love the high...

Ha, love that little shop front, love the high country riding. :thumb
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,123
Posted By RoostMaster
:clap Great post,looking forward to reading the...

:clap Great post,looking forward to reading the rest of the rebuild,where would you get it charged with nitrogen?I can certainly get as far as this bit anyway,cheers Nev[/QUOTE]


Hey Nev,
I...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,387
Posted By RoostMaster
In Victoria doesn't TAC (rego) cover us, so the...

In Victoria doesn't TAC (rego) cover us, so the Lawyers are always suing them for more ? Bloke goes for a ride and gets injured, it's a transport accident, with built in no fault.... means he can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11,110
Views: 1,599,000
Posted By RoostMaster
Question How did the chain go with clearance fitting the...

How did the chain go with clearance fitting the sprocket this way?
I put mine on the other way :lurk.


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