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Forum: Australia 06-11-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Posted By fatbloke49
http://mob373.photobucket.com/albums/oo174/fatblok...

http://mob373.photobucket.com/albums/oo174/fatbloke49/bikepatch.jpg

:eek1:eek1:eek1:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Australia 06-03-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,600
Posted By fatbloke49
Last time I saw him was when all our families...

Last time I saw him was when all our families went together to ride in the Australian junior Moto X championships in Alice Springs in 1987, seems like he has changed a lot for the worse.
Forum: Australia 06-01-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Urbenville pub was full tonight, so we got a room...

Urbenville pub was full tonight, so we got a room at the woodenbong pub for the night.
Nice easy 180km stroll to the finish tomorrow. Not bad considering we were plodding along and had a day and a...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Up to my third 690 subframe bolt breakage

Up to my third 690 subframe bolt breakage
Forum: Australia 05-28-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
I'll try again, ...

I'll try again,
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/aru9u4yn.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/2uzy3ahy.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/hy4aguga.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Trying to upload photos but tapatalk is having...

Trying to upload photos but tapatalk is having heart failure. Might have to wait till I get home.
We are at Benambra pub just past Omeo and will head for jindy then maybe on to Adaminady
Forum: Australia 05-26-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Just some photos of our journey so far Hulme...

Just some photos of our journey so far
Hulme dam 6am
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/26/tume6yde.jpg
Mt botham in the background
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/26/u3ave7e5.jpg-...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Just going to put it out there, orange tool bag...

Just going to put it out there, orange tool bag lost between booyal and mount perry after a river creek crossing on day 2.

A rock broke the lid off the tool tube and it fell out.
Any information...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Windy, rainy and bit of a miserable day in...

Windy, rainy and bit of a miserable day in Grawin. Will stay here today and do some maintenance on the bikes in the shelter. Weather looks like it will be a little bit better tomorrow.
Track...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Thanks catman for the offer, but the tank seems...

Thanks catman for the offer, but the tank seems to be holding petrol 1.5 days after my off.
The problem was..... Coming into a weer and locking the front for a mili second I was down before you knew...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
All ok fellas, had a bad day yesterday. Lost...

All ok fellas, had a bad day yesterday.
Lost the front wheel yesterday and dropped it at about 60km hr. put a hole in the front right rally tank inside where the top bolt goes through
Mines the...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/18/e9e3ysa4.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/18/e9e3ysa4.jpg
Cordalba pub night 1

40km out and headlights go out.... LEDs and halogen. Followed the boys into the pub.
Only ended up riding in the dark for...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,871
Posted By fatbloke49
I had the same, with a tiny rip to the front of...

I had the same, with a tiny rip to the front of the seat on the 690 where you install it on the clip.

The guy said that, he isn't meant to pass it with a rip to the seat and I explained that I...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Thanks Andy, :clap Could you drill 10mm...

Thanks Andy, :clap

Could you drill 10mm holes in the bottom corners to eleviate the water as the charging prongs are further up the charger.

I'm sure I tried to transmit with this charger...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Uhf

Looks good Andy....:clap:clap

So, does the charger let you transmit while charging?

Wouldn't mind a couple more photos of the UHF set up....

Did you cut off the 12v end and hardwire it to...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Ok, i've added a spotwalla account but have no...

Ok, i've added a spotwalla account but have no idea on how to use it....

Edit: just figured out how to plan a trip, so it will start at 7.30am on the 18th may (the start) and finish on Sunday the...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Thanks for the info Catman and Brute Like...

Thanks for the info Catman and Brute

Like the look of the 700RR above
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
I have just edited my signiture and my Spot...

I have just edited my signiture and my Spot tracking page should be in there now, just encase it's not http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=00eSkqeuVT21Rbjx8laJfW00iB3uAhs6R...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Reading Material

I have some links I have gathered while doing research on the 690, see below.

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/ktm-690-subframe-tank-mounting-bolts?filter_name=tank...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
I'm ready when you are......BUT I'm going on the...

I'm ready when you are......BUT I'm going on the APC rally in 15 days so it will have to be after that.

More than welcome to come over to Tewantin for a ride and go through the common issues..
...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Fixes

Cleaned the Injector and the bike starts up straight away now, man what a difference!
Did it the same as this video, http://youtu.be/1fbDUHlBQoU

Note: the 690 injector is under the air box and...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Thanks :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3 This will...

Thanks

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

This will be the final time I pull the bike down before the APC, so might throw in a new fuel filter (withing the fuel tank), check on the Clutch switch, install...
Forum: Australia 04-30-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
KTM issues

Went for a 800km ride on the week end from the Sunshine Soast to Childers and back via state forrest and had some issues that I hope can be sorted before I go on the APC in 16 days.


The bike...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Yes, I will post up my spot information when I...

Yes, I will post up my spot information when I register it (I will be registering it tomorrow).

I will also post up some photos to this post
Forum: Australia 04-24-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
It's never to late!!, you know you want too......

It's never to late!!, you know you want too......
Forum: Australia 04-24-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Tracks

Now I have to work out how to get to Marburg from Noosa on trails.

I don't want to go straight down the bruce hwy then out to marburg, I would rather make it a half day pre ride before getting...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
I think your right Andy, It doesn't transmit...

I think your right Andy, It doesn't transmit while charging.

Looks like ill have to make the 12v car charger do for charging the spare, even thou it's designed for the whole radio with the...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Dash

No, I haven't hard wired the UHF as I cant find a battery eliminator for the uniden UH078 5w. I did however have a look at the 240v charger for the batterys and the input to the charger is 12v, so I...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
heated grips

Thanks for the offer Johnno:clap, but It's just a general question because there will be a couple of us.
Forum: Australia 04-17-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
grips

The question is........

Heated grips or not?

Get better waterproof gloves and suck it up or get heated grips?? :ear
Forum: Australia 04-17-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 548,266
Posted By fatbloke49
Comms

I did the same except I went for the Bikecomm Wireless bluetooth unit. I don't mind charging the unit up as I wont be doing the APC everyday.

Got Mine from Dale at DMME also

It's great, UHF...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By fatbloke49
:thumb:clap:lol3

:thumb:clap:lol3
Forum: Australia 04-15-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,889
Posted By fatbloke49
GPS Trails

You also might want to have at the following website for GPS routes that have been shared.

http://transaustraliatrail.com.au/tracks/index#content...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By fatbloke49
Comms

I just splashed out on a Bikecomm system from DMME (current member).

You can connect your UHF, phone, Ipod, Radar (but not allowed in Oz) all connected by bluetooth to your headset (no wires to...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Can't, as I'm working away. Andy, what...

Can't, as I'm working away.

Andy, what tyres did you use for the APC, Dunlop 606's etc?
Forum: Australia 03-14-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Thanks oz, We are going to put a plate in the...

Thanks oz,
We are going to put a plate in the middle of the racks then strap it as you mentioned,
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Thanks for that Andy, I was going to redo the...

Thanks for that Andy, I was going to redo the breather hoses.
In regards to the bags I was going to email Andy Strapz tomorrow to find out what the problem is as I followed the instruction in the...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
That is indeed!!! I think I will create my own...

That is indeed!!!
I think I will create my own fail safe for the bags, but it's all part of the preparation..:thumb
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
Very good apart from two problems, 1, after...

Very good apart from two problems,
1, after getting my camping permit at Rainbow, I started to pull back out on the road and the bike just stopped (like an electrical fault) even though I had enough...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,481
Posted By fatbloke49
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/19/dy9arudy.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/19/dy9arudy.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/19/3udy3eza.jpg
The trip to Fraser island for a bit of a test ride.
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