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Forum: Australia 12-10-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,129
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumb :thumb +1

:thumb +1
Forum: Australia 11-02-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,380
Posted By Top Bloke
The crossing has been concreted. Unless there are...

The crossing has been concreted. Unless there are really big rains you're all good in the hood.
Forum: Australia 10-31-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,400
Posted By Top Bloke
Laugh Wouldn't it be great if there was a thread...

Wouldn't it be great if there was a thread devoted to selling items. We could give it a clever title like "OZ Flea Market" or something.

Nahh fuquet, can't be shagged.


:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,380
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumb Go for it.

As long as you prepare adequately and your vehicle is up to scratch, I see no problem. I travel the road reasonably often between Kalgoorlie and Warburton at any time of year.

Fuel is available at...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 444,507
Posted By Top Bloke
Laugh :Dhttp://i.imgur.com/5Da5OYs.jpg

:Dhttp://i.imgur.com/5Da5OYs.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 120,792
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumb Excellent quality

I bought a bike with a Crispy sticker set on it:

http://i.imgur.com/OtuwCvQ.jpg

Highly impressed - any chance of a custom job sometime in the near future Crispy?:deal
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,233
Posted By Top Bloke
:thumb :poser

:thumb :poser
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,449
Posted By Top Bloke
Cool2 Done.

Thanks for your effort and putting us/me onto the gear.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-17-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,976
Posted By Top Bloke
Question Read the HOW

All taken from here (theres a 950 one as well) (http://www.ktm950.info/how/Farkels/adventure/high%20fender/990/990_high_fender_kit.html)
...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumb Armorlite Jacket

I was on the lookout for a jacket for the cooler months/long trips and stumbled upon a thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=866362) in the OZ vendors section.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10,659
Views: 2,233,809
Posted By Top Bloke
I installed the cj designs fan today. I am...

I installed the cj designs fan today. I am intrigued about the flat screws.... mine seemed to have lots of clearance between the screws and the core. Should I be worried?

Also, whoever said they...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,897
Posted By Top Bloke
Wicked I'd try talking to adventuremoto re: the...

I'd try talking to adventuremoto re: the re-selling bit. I'd be interested in a screen if the price is right....:evil
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,476
Posted By Top Bloke
Laugh I'll kick in a few dollars given that you are so...

I'll kick in a few dollars given that you are so hard done by. A kickstarter fund perhaps?

Or you could talk to the person involved.

Inherent risk exists with online transactions. If you are...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Top Bloke
Wink Instructions unclear...

http://i.imgur.com/kMvukRi.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-10-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,449
Posted By Top Bloke
Laugh Better make it 41. And a Chair.:D

Better make it 41. And a Chair.:D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By Top Bloke
All good

I'd give it a crack.

I'm a pretty inexperienced dirt rider technically but I am enjoying learning on a 990adv. Thing is - you don't have to use all 100 ponies all the time and you don't have to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Top Bloke
Every time I see the word petcock..... ...

Every time I see the word petcock.....


http://i.lv3.hbo.com/assets/images/homepage/2010/september/series/eastbound-and-down/091610-ep07-kenny-pet-cock-1024.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,106
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumbs down RJays Dakar

http://i.imgur.com/IaQNU5a.jpg

If it weren't so God-awfully noisy it wouldn't be a bad lid. I am a tightarse though......
Forum: Australia 09-13-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 454,730
Posted By Top Bloke
Supercheap ramps

Steel ramps, cheap pair. (http://www.supercheapauto.com.au/online-store/products/Loading-Ramp-Steel-680kg-Pair.aspx?pid=285535#Cross)
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By Top Bloke
Having owned a DR and now an 07 990 (with about...

Having owned a DR and now an 07 990 (with about 4000mi when I bought it several months ago), I can say that they aren't even in the same ballpark.

Stock suspension is that much better on the 990...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,106
Posted By Top Bloke
I'm inclined to agree. This was taken at the...

I'm inclined to agree. This was taken at the border - 975km of mixed terrain (sand, mud, sharp rocks) into the trip. All up for this tyre it was probably 1200km. Still plenty of life left in it.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,172
Posted By Top Bloke
Wow. $500 for the parts..... I think I will live...

Wow. $500 for the parts..... I think I will live with the ABS for a while longer.
Forum: Australia 09-09-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Top Bloke
http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_Shop/ I...

http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_Shop/

I have 'em on my bike and love them.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,948
Posted By Top Bloke
I have Rich's bike now, loving it. Does...

I have Rich's bike now, loving it. Does surprisingly well in very dusty conditions too when using the Outerwears prefilter.

My new prefilter arrived today with a complimentary Motohooligan...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,188
Posted By Top Bloke
Wicked Simple!

This thread is useless without pics!

Drag and drop your image to Imgur (http://imgur.com/)

Copy the URL of the picture after upload, click on the "Insert Image" button when composing your reply...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Top Bloke
Nope, not sure at all. But it was my first...

Nope, not sure at all. But it was my first thought and it appears to be fine now. Coulda been the crap fuel out of a 44 that was sitting up on the rack....I'll set the fuel I drained out on fire...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Top Bloke
Talking We have a winner!

I pulled it right apart for cleaning and education purposes while waiting for the parts.

Here was the problem:

http://i.imgur.com/m49BmrR.jpg

But while I was at it:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Top Bloke
I cheated. The photo was taken at Bishop Riley's...

I cheated. The photo was taken at Bishop Riley's Pulpit...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumb +1 I'm running an MT21 now and just blasted...

+1

I'm running an MT21 now and just blasted it through 1200km of mixed surface desert. Looks like new still. Cheap too.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Top Bloke
I have stripped down the bike for cleaning and...

I have stripped down the bike for cleaning and removed fuel pump. I have ordered a new pump and filters (even if the pump is fine I wouldn't mind having a spare) will keep the forum up to date as I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-30-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Top Bloke
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Top Bloke
Question How much fuel???

I'm heading off on a trip tomorrow on my 990. The longest distance between fuel is 810km (~500mi) of dirt.

I have no idea how much fuel my 990 uses (haven't had it that long), I have a full tank +...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,779
Posted By Top Bloke
It's going to cost 3-400 smackers to replace...

It's going to cost 3-400 smackers to replace chain and sprockets...... I really don't care if I can squeeze a few more miles out of them. Spray a bit of oil and carry on...or don't.
...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 454,730
Posted By Top Bloke
AND... this....

AND... this. (http://www.supercheapauto.com.au/online-store/products/Waeco-CDF35-Fridge-Freezer-31L.aspx?pid=215898&menuFrom=1021136#Cross)

I bought one because of it's height (fits in the boot...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Top Bloke
Did you use a cigarette lighter or matches?:rofl

Did you use a cigarette lighter or matches?:rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 08-10-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,659
Posted By Top Bloke
Port Augusta - Kalgoorlie

I once did 1850km on the highway in a day on an FXD ... I wouldn't recommend it. I did the same trip in a Subaru Forester a few years earlier ... wouldn't recommend that either.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10,659
Views: 2,233,809
Posted By Top Bloke
Wink Rode it

http://i.imgur.com/4Pxi8yH.jpg

Then put the cheapo Chinese "genuine" side stand foot on, gave it a bath and cleaned and lubed the chain. Ooh and bought two spare tubes and ordered an E-09 Dakar...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By Top Bloke
Here ya go....

Here ya go. (http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Side-Kickstand-Stand-Extension-Plate-Foot-KTM-990-Adventure-R-S-LC8-690-950-S-/280986167113?pt=AU_Motorcycle_Parts_Accessories&hash=item416c14a749)

Damn,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,106
Posted By Top Bloke
Crap. Will do, thanks for the advice!

Crap. Will do, thanks for the advice!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By Top Bloke
I have one of the same sitting next to me bought...

I have one of the same sitting next to me bought from the same source. Can't fault it. Yay for the global economy :D
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