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Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By wazman
So definitely some oil making it through more...

So definitely some oil making it through more of a thin film on the shaft as it comes out, certainly not spraying or squirting out.

The oil comes out a little more if, with the damper rod...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By wazman
Again, extremely helpful. Thanks. With this kind...

Again, extremely helpful. Thanks. With this kind of assistance and advice, maybe I can get some more action out of these old damper-rod forks after all.
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By wazman
This is all extremely helpful - thanks. I think I...

This is all extremely helpful - thanks. I think I will try the oil test first. If there's no oil streaming out I might leave well enough alone. Should I expect some oil to make it past the seal, or...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By wazman
Great that we were able to help you out! At some...

Great that we were able to help you out! At some point I hope to do another video where we demonstrate that sidestand technique in more detail.

I reckon the most likely source of that noise is the...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By wazman
Thanks, very helpful. It sounds like I need to...

Thanks, very helpful. It sounds like I need to take another look - the collar below the plastic tube/spacer has a snap ring at the bottom but looked to me like it was held on at the top by a kind of...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By wazman
Damping rod: how do I disassemble?

My crummy Showa 45mm inverted forks are getting an overhaul due to leaky seals. Now I'm getting big ideas about emulators, gold valves etc but anyway I would like to start by tearing things right...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By wazman
My pleasure, there's always been a great response...

My pleasure, there's always been a great response from ADVRiders to Garage Night. Meanwhile I'm working on further improvements to our YouTube channel and our main site.
Waz
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By wazman
Hi, thanks for the interest! Yes indeed - we...

Hi, thanks for the interest!

Yes indeed - we have more episodes (http://www.garagenight.tv/).

If YouTube is your preferred route, all episodes have been freshly uploaded right here...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By wazman
Hello all! The clip is back up - I've re-embedded...

Hello all! The clip is back up - I've re-embedded it in the original post. Our original video hosting provider seems to be going down the sinkhole, so we're moving everything across to YouTube ...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By wazman
Hello Pouakai, The endless-horizons owner is...

Hello Pouakai,
The endless-horizons owner is Michiel from the Netherlands. You can contact him by joining the Elefant mailing list...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 326,494
Posted By wazman
Here's a motorcycle-themed one that folks might...

Here's a motorcycle-themed one that folks might not have heard before: Ilfracombe (This summer I'm gonna get us a motorbike ...). Hawksley Workman is a bit of a genius from Canada. (No idea about the...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,419
Posted By wazman
Hi guys, Waz here checking in. I moved back to...

Hi guys, Waz here checking in. I moved back to Australia recently with both my Elefants, a 750AC and 900IE Lucky. I left Australia in the early noughties with a 900AC and rode it around Europe with...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By wazman
All excellent leads. Thanks folks. I am going to...

All excellent leads. Thanks folks. I am going to do these up as a Google map and take with.
Forum: Australia 09-06-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By wazman
Sounds good - thanks. In your experience is there...

Sounds good - thanks. In your experience is there any need to book or just rock up?
Forum: Australia 09-05-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By wazman
Dorrigo accommodation any tips

We're a group of 4 probably stopping in Dorrigo on Saturday night and looking for a cheap but good place we can get 4 beds, biker friendly, handy to pubs etc. Any good tips? Thanks.
Forum: Australia 09-04-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,375
Posted By wazman
Hey Steve_C, this is great info - thanks. Good to...

Hey Steve_C, this is great info - thanks. Good to see there's an adventure riding scene going on here. I'm in the Ashmore/Bundall area. Would be good to catch up at some stage - where are you?

The...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,375
Posted By wazman
Just recently moved to the Gold Coast, Qld. What...

Just recently moved to the Gold Coast, Qld. What happens around here in the way of adventure rider meet-ups, rides etc? Keen to make new acquaintances. I'm into multi-cylinder big trailies myself....
Forum: Australia 09-04-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By wazman
Thanks, that thread looks like it hasn't had a...

Thanks, that thread looks like it hasn't had a post for a while. I'll ask my question on there though. Have you been to any meet-ups at Gold Coast Suzuki or are they strictly customers-only events? I...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By wazman
Gold Coast riders, what goes on around here?

Just recently moved to the Gold Coast, Qld. What happens around here in the way of adventure rider meet-ups, rides etc? Keen to make new acquaintances. I'm into multi-cylinder big trailies myself.
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By wazman
John, thanks as always for the tip and hope...

John, thanks as always for the tip and hope you're well.
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By wazman
Thanks, I know Michiel, the creator of that page,...

Thanks, I know Michiel, the creator of that page, quite well. Have checked out those options - they are all larger pumps. They are certainly viable but not quite what I'm looking for.
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By wazman
Thi is excellent. Thanks muchly. Waz

Thi is excellent. Thanks muchly.
Waz
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By wazman
Thanks for suggestions. The Jegs pump is simply a...

Thanks for suggestions. The Jegs pump is simply a Walbro external pump and these are significantly larger than what I'm looking for. Similarly the eBay pump is a generic replacement automotive pump,...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By wazman
Compact external/inline fuel pump needed

Hello inmates, I have an ageing Cagiva Elefant 900IE Lucky Explorer, the fuel-injected version. Injection pump failed and while I've got a replacement for the moment, I'm looking for a viable...
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By wazman
Hi John, could you please post some comprehensive...

Hi John, could you please post some comprehensive info about the 4-day rides? I can find an entry form on your website and not much else. Apologies if this has all been posted somewhere, but I've...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Visited here a few times and have been impressed....

Visited here a few times and have been impressed. Will certainly be an F5 jockey in 2013!

In the interests of keeping some discussion going (if others are up for it): I think Robby Gordon will win...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Ouch! Well said. Now get set for a watered-down...

Ouch! Well said. Now get set for a watered-down reply from the 'pink-bunny' poster - something along the lines of 'Look I totally respect you guys, didn't mean it to sound like that, I just thought...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Because the conditions had become such that it...

Because the conditions had become such that it was not reasonable to expect a rider to be able to deal with them, and would have resulted in who knows how many bikes piled up and a dangerous...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Looks like bad sportsmanship, sure, but wasn't...

Looks like bad sportsmanship, sure, but wasn't Goncalves given his 'mud time' back as well? So it didn't matter how long he spent in there (other than him being knackered from his efforts freeing...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Can't see how this is a huge deal - they were...

Can't see how this is a huge deal - they were just taking advantage of an oppoprtunity that presented itself because of stage changes and it probably made little or no difference to the day's outcome.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Except my local newsagent in Hither Green,...

Except my local newsagent in Hither Green, London, where there was a sign: THIS IS NOT A LIBRARY!

*sigh* Really missing UK Motorcycle News now that I'm in Oz - such a shame they didn't go on with...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
Hey hey hey. This is really rather wildly...

Hey hey hey. This is really rather wildly speculative and libellous. Let's stick to what we've seen and heard, from those familiar with what happened on the ground, and those who know a bit about the...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,222,545
Posted By wazman
I'm afraid you are being more than slightly...

I'm afraid you are being more than slightly libellous here. I think the mods should take a look.
Forum: Racing 10-23-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,866
Posted By wazman
Gutted. I posted something on Garage Night about...

Gutted. I posted something on Garage Night about how I'll remember Marco (http://www.garagenight.tv/what-ill-remember-about-marco-simoncelli/). I hope it's OK to crosspost here.

I will always...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 49,192
Posted By wazman
RIP Marco. I posted some thoughts here...

RIP Marco. I posted some thoughts here (http://www.garagenight.tv/what-ill-remember-about-marco-simoncelli/) on what I will remember about him.

I will always remember Simoncelli’s last 30 seconds...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By wazman
Good to know. Based on your last post I contacted...

Good to know. Based on your last post I contacted a mate who has contacts at a BMW dealership where he used to work. He's getting them to keep me in mind for a crate.
Forum: Europe 05-24-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By wazman
Will do, though the dealers of most brands seem...

Will do, though the dealers of most brands seem to return their crates to the manufacturer these days.
Forum: Europe 05-24-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By wazman
Thanks mate, that's a good lead. I may have...

Thanks mate, that's a good lead. I may have missed them by the look of it, but you never know. In the meantime, if anyone else in the UK has something available pls let me know.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-24-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By wazman
Bike crate needed - London, UK

I am shipping a bike out to a mate in Australia and need a crate. I'm in London, UK, but can collect from a reasonable distance. Usual adventure motorcycle dimensions apply (a non-adventure bike...
Forum: Europe 05-24-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By wazman
OK, pay attention. Firstly, very...

OK, pay attention.

Firstly, very comprehensive UK government info here (http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Motoring/BuyingAndSellingAVehicle/ImportingAndExportingAVehicle/DG_10014623) on bringing your...
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