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Forum: Australia 12-10-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,264
Posted By Top Bloke
Thumb :thumb +1

:thumb +1
Forum: Australia 11-02-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,513
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, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
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 10-31-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,513
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, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 469,813
Posted By Top Bloke
Laugh :Dhttp://i.imgur.com/5Da5OYs.jpg

:Dhttp://i.imgur.com/5Da5OYs.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,955
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,619
Posted By Top Bloke
:thumb :poser

:thumb :poser
Forum: Australia 10-18-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,450
Posted By Top Bloke
Cool2 Done.

Thanks for your effort and putting us/me onto the gear.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-17-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,232
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 10-14-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-13-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11,221
Views: 2,394,996
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, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 308,781
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, 10:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,740
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-11-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,858
Posted By Top Bloke
Wink Instructions unclear...

http://i.imgur.com/kMvukRi.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-10-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 13,450
Posted By Top Bloke
Laugh Better make it 41. And a Chair.:D

Better make it 41. And a Chair.:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-09-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,486
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 479,111
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,575
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,799
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,396
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, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,329
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-08-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,444
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Top Bloke
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
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, 02:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
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, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 479,111
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, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
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, 04:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,887
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11,221
Views: 2,394,996
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: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-07-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
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: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-07-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,799
Posted By Top Bloke
Crap. Will do, thanks for the advice!

Crap. Will do, thanks for the advice!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-07-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
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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