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Forum: Australia 11-01-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 405
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Posted By searchin oz
I'll see yous tomorrow!:freaky

I'll see yous tomorrow!:freaky
Forum: Australia 10-31-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
I'm out for tomorrow night at 'The Port' :cry ...

I'm out for tomorrow night at 'The Port' :cry

I have to try and earn some brownie points with the family as I've been invited to drive in the Hella Alpine Pursuit (a navigation based 4wd...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
Better throw your bbq in just incase I dont get...

Better throw your bbq in just incase I dont get there!

All going well I'll roll in around 3 or 4 :freaky
Forum: Australia 10-28-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
How many Top Huts has the pig been to? I recall...

How many Top Huts has the pig been to? I recall it being at the first few:evil
Forum: Australia 10-28-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
I'll see ya there Kev. No keg for me but I'll...

I'll see ya there Kev. No keg for me but I'll throw the Weber in!!
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,045
Posted By searchin oz
The XR heads are weldable, they normally crack...

The XR heads are weldable, they normally crack from an outlet valve to the spark plug. A good AC TIG operator will sort it then a helicoil in the spark plug hole!

I also fitted an oil cooler to...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By searchin oz
Mine looked that but it was a green color:deal

Mine looked that but it was a green color:deal
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,045
Posted By searchin oz
I would never let a motorcycle do 5000km on an...

I would never let a motorcycle do 5000km on an oil change regardless of what the book says.

To answer the question there could be a few factors.

Volume. DR might hold a more??

Filtration...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By searchin oz
I now use Sta-bil. It claims to keep fuel fresh...

I now use Sta-bil. It claims to keep fuel fresh for 12 months. Recommended by Honda too.
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18,219
Views: 2,195,189
Posted By searchin oz
There's a 97 at the local Honda dealer for $1500....

There's a 97 at the local Honda dealer for $1500. Been thinking of grabbing it but I reckon the wife will skin me if I come home with another
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18,219
Views: 2,195,189
Posted By searchin oz
You dont need a thread. You need to get down to...

You dont need a thread. You need to get down to Mildura. We have a love affair with XR's down here :deal
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,756
Posted By searchin oz
Fuel can most definately go off. In fact BP have...

Fuel can most definately go off. In fact BP have a shelf life for unleaded fuels.

I recently had to replace the FCR carb, all rubber hoses and the fuel tap on my DRZ due to it sitting for a year....
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
Lock 7

Big Nige, a few of you would know who I mean, he is a regular at this gathering, his father in law lives at lock 7 (top spot right on the water!) and works for SA water. I know him rather well I...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
Shut up in the back seat!!!! Oops, thought...

Shut up in the back seat!!!!

Oops, thought it was ghe kids again:uhoh
Forum: Australia 09-25-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
Better put my name on one Phil (if you're looking...

Better put my name on one Phil (if you're looking for me, I'm now at Azzco, next to Mallee Meats...)
Forum: Australia 09-25-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 41,341
Posted By searchin oz
Sadly, its all over facebook.....:waysad

Sadly, its all over facebook.....:waysad
Forum: Australia 09-25-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 41,341
Posted By searchin oz
When a fellow competitor goes down its like...

When a fellow competitor goes down its like losing a good mate :cry

Words cant really explain whats going through my head atm, might go cuddle my kids....
Forum: Australia 08-24-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,459
Posted By searchin oz
Fuel is avaiable at 'The Port' once again. The...

Fuel is avaiable at 'The Port' once again. The general store also stocks basic grocery items and take away food. There is also the cafe by the river.
Forum: Australia 08-22-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,216
Posted By searchin oz
Another Contender...

I also know of another contender too. He is actually doing a double C to C, over AND back. His words "Well I have to get home somehow"

His 640 has been decked out with rear tanks and all the...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By searchin oz
Not only is it a restriction in your intake I'm...

Not only is it a restriction in your intake I'm pretty sure that the turbo vanes spinning at 20odd thousand RPM will overrule a plastic thing to spin air:deal

I've heard plenty of people claim...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,750
Posted By searchin oz
I used to use chain wax when I had roadbikes. If...

I used to use chain wax when I had roadbikes. If left to set for a few hours or overnight I got no crap flinging off onto my nice shiny rims!
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,872
Posted By searchin oz
I'll pass my regards on to the boys Troy, I'll be...

I'll pass my regards on to the boys Troy, I'll be riding with Whitty in two weeks and Rex the following weekend.
Whitfield, no doubt, will turn up dressed in something weird....
Sorry for the...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,750
Posted By searchin oz
The lube stops the noise associated with direct...

The lube stops the noise associated with direct metal on metal contact. :D

I know where you're coming from, the o-rings, or x-rings in some chains, keep the factory lube inside and pretty much...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,750
Posted By searchin oz
I very rarely lube my chain. Most of my riding is...

I very rarely lube my chain. Most of my riding is in Sunset/Wyperfield, it doesnt get any sandier!!!!
When I do give it spray I use Motorex, its light and does not leave a big build up of tacky crap...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 49,325
Posted By searchin oz
My advice as long time past XR owner is fit the...

My advice as long time past XR owner is fit the tank then do the hot water treatment. That way your mounts will not move and the channel up the guts keeps shape to. Don't use an air compressor, pushy...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,872
Posted By searchin oz
Troy, I was talking to another bloke about an...

Troy, I was talking to another bloke about an hour ago that was on the ride you mention. He too said something very similar to you. He is very Honda biased though:wink:
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By searchin oz
Glen Bell rode an XR600 that was decked out with...

Glen Bell rode an XR600 that was decked out with that many goodies it was scary. Looked more like a 250 though as they used the 250 tank and seat as it was narrower.

I will have to dig through...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,564
Posted By searchin oz
Yep. Nearly 20 years of riding under my belt...

Yep. Nearly 20 years of riding under my belt before I tried a good set up. In fact it wasn't till I started racing that I thought I might give it a go. I went from being midfield to podium finishes...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,564
Posted By searchin oz
Out of curiosity, how many people that are saying...

Out of curiosity, how many people that are saying suspension mods are not worth money have ever had a bike correctly set up for their weight and riding style?
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,564
Posted By searchin oz
I too have had my suspension done by the same...

I too have had my suspension done by the same bloke as Gadget, so has my best mate. All three of us are very happy. Warren Smart is his name, Kontrol Faktory Suspension is his business.

I rode my...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By searchin oz
What he said! More enduro bike terrain but...

What he said!

More enduro bike terrain but theres still a few major track you'll enjoy on the bigger bike. Just don't go near the joint in the wet. Its a struggle in my cruiser, twin locked on...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,581
Posted By searchin oz
My brother done it in a HX ute. I've done a...

My brother done it in a HX ute.

I've done a bit of sand riding and a mate rode the Hattah desert rally on Honda 4 going back a few years, the local Harley dealer rode a HD in Hattah as well. That...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
For those that may be interested the Port Pitstop...

For those that may be interested the Port Pitstop (Pooncarrie Store) has a 2 bedroom cottage available for rent on the Friday night.

$90 Double
$70 Single
$12 Additional person

Call them...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 36,687
Posted By searchin oz
I believe the biggest advantage with the rally...

I believe the biggest advantage with the rally type fairing has nothing to do with wind or lights but more handling.
The more weight that is removed from the steering the better your bike will...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,599
Posted By searchin oz
I spose I better show up again! Out of...

I spose I better show up again!

Out of curiosity, who hasn't missed one yet?

Myself, Drago, ....
Forum: Australia 04-30-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By searchin oz
Space at my place 300 km south in Mildura! ...

Space at my place 300 km south in Mildura!


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Forum: Australia 12-25-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,063
Posted By searchin oz
I got the most magical gift of all. A new son, he...

I got the most magical gift of all. A new son, he was due xmas day but we got him a few days early. Now to find a PW50.....


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Forum: Australia 12-16-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 18,436
Posted By searchin oz
He probably did.... Sent from my iPhone...

He probably did....


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Forum: Australia 12-16-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By searchin oz
I haven't caught up with Leigh or any of his...

I haven't caught up with Leigh or any of his family members for a bit.
I'm bound to run into him soon though as speedway has kicked off and he is always trackside especially if the boys are riding....
Forum: Australia 12-15-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By searchin oz
That looks to be an awesome event!! My...

That looks to be an awesome event!!

My reference to Finke was in relation to what happened to the last Mildura man who retired from speedway....


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