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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,804
Posted By Reeksy
Had a similar conundrum when I had to re-engine...

Had a similar conundrum when I had to re-engine an old car.

Original engine was past reviving and the (massively improved) replacement had the block decked such that there was no engine number...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,164
Posted By Reeksy
They close the south road and empty out the...

They close the south road and empty out the national park campground if it's too wet.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Great stuff. Welcome to the fold. So make me...

Great stuff. Welcome to the fold. So make me jealous. .. how much did it set you back?
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 41,290
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Posted By Reeksy
As you're in Oz i'd say the Force guard makes...

As you're in Oz i'd say the Force guard makes most sense. Fits with the Safari tank too if you ever get into it (and yes you can ride overgrown lantana single track just fine with that tank). Coming...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Yep, and don't downshift too much or you've got...

Yep, and don't downshift too much or you've got the rev limiter to manage...

... or you could gain the nickname the 'Pull-out King.' :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Looking good!

Nice work Henry.

hey - love that rack. I've got one just like it :wink:

That sand is so white!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Well there's a couple of grand off new prices...

Well there's a couple of grand off new prices currently ... there was one on the showroom floor at Longreach a while back going cheap too I believe.

You don't need to change rear sprocket. I did...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Gunsons eezibleed

Never had a problem with bikes, but on cars I use this and can bleed a clutch super fast:
http://www.gunson.co.uk/item.aspx?code=G4062
You use air pressure from a tyre (~10psi) to force the air...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
You can't go straight into the tank, but into...

You can't go straight into the tank, but into brackets. That's why they need to slightly remodel the tank.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
still on the original with nary an...

still on the original with nary an issue...[/QUOTE]

-1.

Mine stopped holding charge at less than 10k miles. Probably lack of use from PO.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
As a minimum precaution I'd check the gaps with a...

As a minimum precaution I'd check the gaps with a feeler gauge to make sure they're the same. Check out the ngk site for explanation of their plig codes too... the number denotes the temperature...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
On the contrary. Rotomoulded plastic tanks ......

On the contrary. Rotomoulded plastic tanks ... would love to see a fairing made like that! Fibreglass fairing. Look at the latest photos and you'll see the colour mismatch.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
They told me the difference is the mounts for the...

They told me the difference is the mounts for the fairing - can't do it any other way. Same as the DR setup they've developed, and he said nobody's come up with a way to fab mountings that will work...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
May take an hour... less if you gave a spare set...

May take an hour... less if you gave a spare set of brackets. 15 mins if you had a second fuel pump etc.
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,406
Posted By Reeksy
110 grams bang on with my rear tyre. Balanced...

110 grams bang on with my rear tyre. Balanced with fishing weights and it makes a massive difference on the tar.
Forum: Australia 03-09-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Reeksy
Face it digga, it would be easier to just get a...

Face it digga, it would be easier to just get a better bike.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Well I think it's all sorted now, so no need to...

Well I think it's all sorted now, so no need to bother. The culprit was ...

... me. :puke1

I reckon I overtightened the screws and pinched the seal. Refitted it a third time, with a fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Tyre levers are normally useful.

Tyre levers are normally useful.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Safari tank fuel leak

Anyone else have a minor leak where the fuel pump mounts on a Safari tank?

Mine's slowly seeping out here, and i've removed and checked the seal and refitted carefully.

Wondering if it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Thanks for posting Henry - it looks like a pretty...

Thanks for posting Henry - it looks like a pretty 'involved' installation, even though it's plug and play.

BTW, not sure if it's a firefox issue, but the white font is hard to read on the blue sky...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Reeksy
If you're serious then get researching. If you...

If you're serious then get researching. If you really want to be in the mines recognise there's a fair amount of Fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) work here. This means you can pretty much live in any city and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
in a bag :eek1

in a bag :eek1
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Reeksy
Red Bull Signature Series

Full highlight episodes of Romaniacs, Erzberg (Hare Scramble) etc, lurk within the Red Bull Signature youtube page

http://www.youtube.com/show/redbullsignatureseries/playlists
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
This is the WR250 R thread mate - you might have...

This is the WR250 R thread mate - you might have more luck elsewhere :D
Forum: Australia 03-05-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,359
Posted By Reeksy
Agree ... but damn they've got some good caps -...

Agree ... but damn they've got some good caps - Fuller's ESB, Rochefort 6!!!!

I see my own Barmah getting its homemade beer cap band sometime soon


... well obviously not soon. I'll have...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,359
Posted By Reeksy
Ahem ... let's keep it Aussie, please :D ...

Ahem ... let's keep it Aussie, please :D

http://afroblonde.com.au/collection.html
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,359
Posted By Reeksy
Does this mean we should all wear more than one...

Does this mean we should all wear more than one hat at a time?<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/O2QJvc_SxFQ" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Boonie land broadband. That's the price of great...

Boonie land broadband. That's the price of great landscapes :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By Reeksy
There's a guy in the Aussie forum who's done a...

There's a guy in the Aussie forum who's done a nice DS build with one of these bikes. They're a popular traily in this country.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Huge difference to mine when I balance the wheels...

Huge difference to mine when I balance the wheels ... were rimlocks fitted? Could be tyre pressure too.

If not it could be solved with an aftermarket bar and vibe-deadening inside?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
:rofl so did he go arse over tit off screen do...

:rofl so did he go arse over tit off screen do you think, or just smash his balls on the seat on his second landing?
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
If you get around to it and want to move the...

If you get around to it and want to move the staintune on... "talk to me son!"

... don't have neighbours close enough to matter.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Hmm... what's that rack you got there :rofl

Hmm... what's that rack you got there :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Red Dust - i'm based perhaps a bit 'further north...

Red Dust - i'm based perhaps a bit 'further north of Brisbane,' near Beerwah. I got a 2008 a year ago to replace my KLR 650.

My only mod's are protective and a Safari tank for commuting (13.5l...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By Reeksy
Are they the guys that got broken into a couple...

Are they the guys that got broken into a couple of years back?
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By Reeksy
Directory

I reckon the bloke with the great idea (:evil Wayno) Should summarise it all with a state by state breakdown in the first post ... would make it quicker then and we could call it a directory.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
The lowdown

I figured we could come up with all sorts of rumours, so I called Wayne who makes the Safari tanks.


Still in development - no timescale yet... watch this space
Concept is based on their DR...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41,290
Views: 7,698,452
Posted By Reeksy
Thanks for the heads-up! And it'll be on show in...

Thanks for the heads-up! And it'll be on show in Brisbane on a weekend I can't make :cry Otherwise i'd get some photos together.

Glad i've already got a Safari tank.
...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By Reeksy
... but then you NEED a bigger fool tank? :huh

... but then you NEED a bigger fool tank? :huh
Forum: Australia 02-24-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By Reeksy
:cry WRR rated 14l Safari only holds 13.5

:cry WRR rated 14l Safari only holds 13.5
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