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Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By diesel critter
test ride results unfortunately someone...

test ride results

unfortunately someone needed my camera more than I, so I only have mobile phone pics. Test rode with the new lights, all smiles, seriously bright, should be able to see wildlife...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By diesel critter
got bored this weekend, so i fitted the safari,...

got bored this weekend, so i fitted the safari, and then had a farkle attack and decided to mad max my drhttp://dieselcritter.smugmug.com/Other/dr2/i-nPwJHfz/0/L/got-bored-L.jpg
dominator lights...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By diesel critter
http://dieselcritter.smugmug.com/Other/dr/i-sHJbbx...

http://dieselcritter.smugmug.com/Other/dr/i-sHJbbxB/0/L/18-08-111544-L.jpg

http://dieselcritter.smugmug.com/Other/dr/i-dGs4LTp/0/L/18-08-111546-L.jpg

couple of pics for ya.
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 247,932
Posted By diesel critter
cheap dr screen

Nice farkes chaps! Here is something I thought of while getting splatted with bugs on a ride one day.

cheap and easy screen. Available at any hardware. Cost about $30. Can be replaced after head...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By diesel critter
dudes. We have issues with insurance companies...

dudes. We have issues with insurance companies here in oz. Some wont pay out if they find aftermarket electricals wired into the existing harness. Have to be wired via fuse direct to battery, with...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,021
Posted By diesel critter
i once took the drain plug out of an old diesel...

i once took the drain plug out of an old diesel truck, and nothing came out. thought I was going mad. Poked a screw driver into the drain hole, and presto, gooie black slippy stuff. Oil had turned to...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 315,714
Posted By diesel critter
Cry The dude was a little African guy, who wouldnt...

The dude was a little African guy, who wouldnt listen when you told him "dont do that you will get hurt." Which is why I stood a safe distance away, and watched....then :rofl (Its all very funny...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,856
Posted By diesel critter
seeing as how someone mentioned boobies.

seeing as how someone mentioned boobies.
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,795
Posted By diesel critter
a metal sheild is fine, but how you attach it is...

a metal sheild is fine, but how you attach it is important. If its bolted to the thing thats getting hot then heat will transfer into the shield more easily than if its bolted to something that...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,795
Posted By diesel critter
a metal sheild is fine, but how you attach it is...

a metal sheild is fine, but how you attach it is important. If its bolted to the thing thats getting hot then heat will transfer into the shield more easily than if its bolted to something that...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 315,714
Posted By diesel critter
never buy two 4 litre cans of spraying enamel...

never buy two 4 litre cans of spraying enamel from a friend, put them behind your car, get distrated talking, and then reverse out of their driveway

Do not follow a policeman who is exceeding the...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,795
Posted By diesel critter
yes there is material that you can use. Plenty of...

yes there is material that you can use. Plenty of choice. As I have no idea where you are probably the best solution for you is to go to an automotive accesory shop and see if you can get the stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,583
Posted By diesel critter
where are you going to get vege oil, diesel or...

where are you going to get vege oil, diesel or petrol in the post apocalypse world? What you need is a steam power bike that runs on wood , grass, in fact anything that burns.
...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By diesel critter
not really. Just owned lots of old clunkers over...

not really. Just owned lots of old clunkers over a very long time, and never had money to get someone else to fix em, so I had to.


I thought a bit about your trainer wheel idea, and I think...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By diesel critter
ive seen a 6 x 4 on a thread somewhere that has...

ive seen a 6 x 4 on a thread somewhere that has the front modified with the trailer floor extended about 18inches up the centre of the tow hitch. It was a home made combination bike and GP trailer....
Forum: Australia 10-03-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,542
Posted By diesel critter
I also got an AGV road helmet I use on the DR...

I also got an AGV road helmet I use on the DR when commuting.
check out helmet warehouse online. Its in the east somewhere. Have a good range and I was impressed with their service. Bought a vemar...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,856
Posted By diesel critter
its not fucking backwards. Its fucking downunder!...

its not fucking backwards. Its fucking downunder! Im just wondering if they are going to trial daylight savings again this summer:rofl . Oh and by the way this fucking backwards state is about to ban...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,583
Posted By diesel critter
a red headed female zombie has taken over...

a red headed female zombie has taken over Australia!!!! and a man in blue underpants is trying to stop her. No its not Superman, it the leader of the opposition. People all over the country are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By diesel critter
I cant see how your friends cycle caught fire...

I cant see how your friends cycle caught fire from a cable connected directly to his battery from the pic you supplied there. Im not saying it wasnt the cause. But it looks a bit like the start...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,583
Posted By diesel critter
oh crap. the apocalypse is already happening....

oh crap. the apocalypse is already happening. Terminator has taken over Californya!
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,583
Posted By diesel critter
horses are good. You can ride them, you can eat...

horses are good. You can ride them, you can eat them. I chew on my handlebars occasionally:D not a satifying meal. But you gotta remember something. About 100 years ago, a bloke took his horse and...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By diesel critter
the isuzu diesel pickups have a very sexy...

the isuzu diesel pickups have a very sexy flexable section about 6 inches long and from memory its 50mmOD. They never wear out, look like braided steel not that normal fugly flexy exaust. think the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By diesel critter
the 'outlet' is an 8mm (12mm spanner) bolt, that...

the 'outlet' is an 8mm (12mm spanner) bolt, that is in the plastic side cover, with an 8mm cable bolted directly to the positive on the battery terminal. Its not for use while riding. I got up one...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,560
Posted By diesel critter
newbie

gday ladies and gents (and others)

I've been lurking thru this thread for about a year now, and decided I beter let you all know I exist. Got a Dr 2005 model, am in the process of farkling it....
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By diesel critter
busy web here's pics as promised

http://dieselcritter.smugmug.com/Other/dr/dr-van-plan-3/1030375515_w9AMQ-M-1.jpg


http://dieselcritter.smugmug.com/Other/dr/dr-van-plan-2b/1030375425_Txwxa-M.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,383
Posted By diesel critter
http://www.sdsefi.com/techegt.htm lottsa...

http://www.sdsefi.com/techegt.htm

lottsa imfo about egt's on the www. Us diesel heads, and also aero heads know that egt (exaust gas temp) is important to engine life. Thats why some big rigs and...
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By diesel critter
maybe something that is fitted to each end of...

maybe something that is fitted to each end of your centre stand, and some sort of a brace, but small wheels wouldnt work too good on ramps that arent smooth. But thats kind of the idea with my ramp....
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 140,883
Posted By diesel critter
gday. Just finished reading this thread...

gday.

Just finished reading this thread from beginning to end and offer my deapest sympathy to all those who have suffered the tragic loss of thier beloved dr. fortunately for me, mine has not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,383
Posted By diesel critter
fuel air ratio, spark and/or valve timing can...

fuel air ratio, spark and/or valve timing can affect how hot the exaust gets. Even cast iron manifolds can glow red, they shouldn't, often its a timing problem, or perhaps in the case of some...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,699
Posted By diesel critter
I have a VEMAR flip up helmet. Never seen or...

I have a VEMAR flip up helmet. Never seen or heard of one before. Havent had it for too long, but i like it. Clear visor, flip down sun vison mounted internally. Good ventilation, straps etc. All in...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By diesel critter
yes a dr650 does fit in the back of a mazda e2000...

yes a dr650 does fit in the back of a mazda e2000 van. Plenty of room once its inside, but a bit of a tight fit getting it in the back door.:evil And its a 'basket' to load cuz you sorta gotta...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,128
Posted By diesel critter
Anyone ever used their exaust pipe to heat food...

Anyone ever used their exaust pipe to heat food up? Tie a tin of beans to the header pipe with some wire. dont let them get too hot though:eek1
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By diesel critter
I understand completely

there is a big difference between loading a bike onto a trailer or pickup, and into the back of a van. Its called a roof. Ive loaded both, and a van is much more difficult. I have a dr650 that I load...
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