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Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 439,602
Posted By 001andrew
HONDA CRF450R front end

Complete front end off a low hour 2005 CRF450R
Forks, OEM triple clamps including stem, OEM wheel (has small crack in seam), brand new Bridgestone 404? tyre, axle, spacers, OEM disc and front brake...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 660,805
Posted By 001andrew
My favourite, David Bailey's CR500

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/001andrew/IMG_3290_zps9c1aa0d5.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 660,805
Posted By 001andrew
Wayne Rainey's 500 at Petersens Museum

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/001andrew/IMG_3288_zps5d104cc0.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,311,249
Posted By 001andrew
Geographic centre of Australia

Did 6500km in 2 weeks, absolute cracker of a trip
http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/001andrew/DSC01546_zpsc72e37d9.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-27-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Fuel

Same happened to me on my EVO2 and my mate with his EVO1 tanks.
Throw the one way breathers on all Rally raid tanks to the shit house................Let them breathe to atmosphere like the EVO1...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
forks

[QUOTE=MymoJoe;22319848]What are the forks out of?

I bought a 2009 250XC 2T from the US and stole the forks from that. They are the twin chamber ones with a full Racetech kit. Rides and looks...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Trip through the middle

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/001andrew/DSC01546_zps251af3d2.jpg
Mate and I just got back from a 6300km trip from Sunshine Coast to Birdsville-French line-Ayres Rock-Finke...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,471
Posted By 001andrew
Me too, daughters birthday party starts at 5pm so...

Me too, daughters birthday party starts at 5pm so I thought I better head back through Sunday creek. Thanks to the guys who organised and the sweeps too. Great trail up to Jimna, really enjoyed that...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,471
Posted By 001andrew
Sory Podge, just messing with you. At 100kmph I...

Sory Podge, just messing with you. At 100kmph I am hoping to get 20km/l.
Forum: Australia 08-16-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,471
Posted By 001andrew
Podge, you sure your speedo wasn't in MPH?

Podge, you sure your speedo wasn't in MPH?
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,471
Posted By 001andrew
I should be good for 400kms? Only ridden it once...

I should be good for 400kms? Only ridden it once so i guess we will find out. Have 26 litres total
Forum: Australia 08-13-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,471
Posted By 001andrew
Saturday ride

Book me in for Saturday, thanks
Forum: Australia 08-01-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Rr

I have bought enough stuff from John at RR for my wife to hate me for the next 6 years........
I too asked if we could manipulate the invoice and was told no they wont and cant do it anymore. John...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 30,275
Posted By 001andrew
606 scary front tyre

4 of us did 5500kms, all had 606 fronts, 1 had a 606 rear and 3 had 908RR rears.
Neither one of us would ever run the 606 on the front again, absolute scary on dirt. I think they are great on the...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,307
Posted By 001andrew
Loctite 401

I use loctite 401 for any cuts and a roll of silver duct tape to hold it nice and tight. It might sound strange to use clear loctite but its cheap and it works a treat. Saves on my doctor fees, he...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Evo2

I prefer not to count the cost and the minister of war and finance would go balistic..........Tanks were about $1250 landed and the fairing about $1400 landed. I really wanted more capacity in the...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By 001andrew
Karcher

Ditchy, You need to buy a decent Karcher, not one with a plastic pump.
Mine is a 520 series and had it for 5 years? and still cranks. Put a 30 foot extension hose on it and I pressure wash the...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
fairing

I am in two minds at the moment. I love the Lynx for the less bulk and HID lights, but this has the room to put more junk up front.
Good points with the RallyRaid: Better wind deflection, really...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Nambour

I mapped out a course, well I thought it would be a nice easy ride?
From Nambour down the Obi to Boolumba creek, through to Jimna, down to Linville via Monsidale road then had planned to get to...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Maiden voyage

Took her out for the maiden voyage, awesome......
Did nearly 500kms and loved it. Wasnt real keen to be riding home in the floggin down rain at 8pm though....
Forum: Australia 06-26-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Rally Raid Nav Tower

If anyone who is running the Rally Raid nav tower/ headlight assembly and wants the steering lock to work again, I just made a longer pin and it works a treat. I used an old lower shock bolt (10mm...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
coolant

Engine ice? Its only done 32kms..............But I will once it has had its first service and prepped for the Simpson in Sept, thanks

Might just put some duct tape over the gauge, cheers Baric
Forum: Australia 06-20-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Temp gauge

Does anyone know the answer to my question about the temp gauge on 2013 model?

I swapped out the 105 degrees temp plug for the Rally Raid 84 degree.

On the water temp scale (on the speedo)...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
coolant

Maybe thats an area where they are prone to fatigue? Mates bike was brand new. KTM's 2 year warranty is pretty good, I'll keep my eye on mine. I am not changing my radiator cap Willy, I just bought...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
One of our 690's busted their radiator at...

One of our 690's busted their radiator at Dalhousie in the exact same position. We think it must have been from the corrugated roads from the great central road and the Finke race course? Nursed it...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Lynx

When you get the fairing you can either opt for low beam and high beam on together (on high beam) or pull the bridge out and you get only one light on at any one time. Thats a good feature. The new...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
No worries at all mate, I know of 4 units here in...

No worries at all mate, I know of 4 units here in oz (mates bikes) and if you get the halogen lights the dash will last longer as they weigh less. I have a brand new dash here and I am tossing up...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Lynx

We ran 3 x Lynx fairings across from Perth to Noosa and all 3 broke the ABS dash where it folds from the triple clamp mounting. Ian from Lynx is really apologetic and sent new dash's and made a SS...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By 001andrew
It490

The IT's are very collectable and worth doing, but I would buy one that is running and in decent condition.
I restored a 69 DT1 and vowed never to do it again. It is a drug you just cant ween...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 439,129
Posted By 001andrew
flasher

I had the same thing on my 530, I am no electrician and after many hours I found the only circuits on the 530 that were DC were the indicators and the horn. All the lights are AC. It has something...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 547,696
Posted By 001andrew
Throttle Calibration

Just got my spanking new 690 delivered and now I am up till all hours going through forums.............First fuel injected bike and there is a tip I had not heard of before? Throttle calibration?...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By 001andrew
Thanks guys, I will call next week again and see...

Thanks guys, I will call next week again and see if I get the same answer as I did last month. Took me a bit of ringing around as they kept putting me through to different departments. Even if you...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By 001andrew
I called the NT land council and you just need a...

I called the NT land council and you just need a permit so the mining companies know there are people on the track. They said the permit was easy to get, just need to apply a month before?
The...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By 001andrew
Anyone know the condition of the Colson Track

Looking at doing a desert trip in Sept and wondering if anyone has done the Colson track this year? Worried about thrashing through the shrubs if its overgrown?
Cheers.
Forum: Australia 11-08-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,965
Posted By 001andrew
I ordered mine, looks like the end of November...

I ordered mine, looks like the end of November roughly?
Forum: Australia 10-25-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By 001andrew
Here is my 2 cents worth, and how I think it...

Here is my 2 cents worth, and how I think it should be. I live in QLD and have a son who only just got his learners.

At 17 you should get your learners and be restricted to a 250cc for one year....
Forum: Australia 08-03-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 282,987
Posted By 001andrew
Kind of hoping the 2013 will have the old speedo...

Kind of hoping the 2013 will have the old speedo and the old R model forks and rear shock. Am I asking too much? The 2012 speedo is pretty awful, the old one was nice and slimline and fitted nice...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 282,987
Posted By 001andrew
Question for the inmates Do I buy a new...

Question for the inmates

Do I buy a new 2103 690 or look for a nice used 950 super enduro?
Pro's and cons for each, but I would like to know if anyone has a 950 super enduro or Erzberg model...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By 001andrew
I am a boilermaker, so correct me if I am...

I am a boilermaker, so correct me if I am wrong........
I have 3 phase in my shed, but havent really set up the wiring as yet. My transformer on the pole feeds in about 90 amps and is more than...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 56,221
Posted By 001andrew
Here is my little beauty, 2007 450SX-F chassis ...

Here is my little beauty, 2007 450SX-F chassis

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo135/001andrew/KTM500R-1.jpg
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