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Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,331
Posted By Double_Supercool
I thought you could buy replacement gas bottles...

I thought you could buy replacement gas bottles at Repco, same section? I have seen them in my local in the past.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Thanks guys, I will give it a shot tonight, but...

Thanks guys, I will give it a shot tonight, but if it doesn't work, ahhhhh fuggit. It ain't technically broke so leave it be. I want this thing done so I can get out and ride, not work on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Question time again guys, I am looking to...

Question time again guys, I am looking to replace the plastic instrument cluster ("meter" as listed in the parts manual) as it cracked when I first took over the bike and I managed to find a brand...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,023
Posted By Double_Supercool
This all makes sense and roger on just opening...

This all makes sense and roger on just opening the master cylinder and taking a bit of fluid out so it doesn't overflow.

Will do on cleaning while I am there. This bike has been nothing if not a...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,023
Posted By Double_Supercool
"Resetting" front brake piston caliper pistons (not stuck)

Hey guys, as a relative noob I took to changing my front disc and pads and while things went reasonably well (apart from a stripped hex head or two and the newly find skill of "heating things up real...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Cheers mate. I have a feeling I will need some...

Cheers mate. I have a feeling I will need some new bolts so I will grab them while I am out there.

Hopefully by next weekend I will have the new rotor and pads on and breathers rerouted for water...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Hey guys, looking for options on how to get a...

Hey guys, looking for options on how to get a stuck and stripped hex hed of my front disc. Four came off easily enough but the last two were buggers. I initially tried Loctite freeze and release...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Another question, primarily because the...

Another question, primarily because the forum/thread search is not great:

Rerouting tubes for water crossings. Which ones and where to?

Looking at this photo (from the left side of the bike),...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Cheers, I will hit it with some PB Blaster over...

Cheers, I will hit it with some PB Blaster over the next few days and if that doesn't work . . . FIRE!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Quick survey - I am attacking my front disc for...

Quick survey - I am attacking my front disc for the first time I have had this bike (previously replaced front/rear pads and disc) and I have found that it has been attached with Allen (hex) head...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Everything you need to know: ...

Everything you need to know:

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/yamaha-tech/
(http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/yamaha-tech/)
Forum: Australia 02-23-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,908
Posted By Double_Supercool
Bugger. Just got the latest issue and I was a...

Bugger. Just got the latest issue and I was a big fan of the redesign. It definitely gave the magazine a higher quality look.
Forum: Australia 02-19-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,331
Posted By Double_Supercool
Thanks for the review. Nice to get some feedback...

Thanks for the review. Nice to get some feedback from someone who has actually bought one. I put mine together this arvo, but no time to get the ol' girl on it (fnar fnar). Next weekend I will...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,331
Posted By Double_Supercool
FYI, the Pro-Lift ones are on sale again until...

FYI, the Pro-Lift ones are on sale again until the end of February. $150 down from $250. I think I picked up the last one (shelf stock) from Tuggeranong in ACT>

Also, it seems that Supacheap are...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,177
Posted By Double_Supercool
Definitely! Haven't been out for a while, but now...

Definitely! Haven't been out for a while, but now she has a new battery, the bashguard and looking to get some new bars and risers to make her more comfortable when standing up, so she should be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Hey guys, if you are looking for bashplates for...

Hey guys, if you are looking for bashplates for later model xt600's (90-03) or so, I just picked up one from CRD in the UK, VAT free for AUD$200 (a bit more in USD now the Aussie dollar is kicking...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,177
Posted By Double_Supercool
Okay, here are some pics of the bashplate and...

Okay, here are some pics of the bashplate and installation. Everything was very straightforward and easy to do, even for a numpty like me. Given that the stock bash frame has rubber...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,177
Posted By Double_Supercool
Sorry for not posting. Have been sick and away. ...

Sorry for not posting. Have been sick and away. I got it from here:

http://www.crd-international.co.uk/contents/en-uk/d92_01.html

The bashplate itself doesn't look like the one listed for the...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,177
Posted By Double_Supercool
Just picked up a specific XT600 (90-03) bash...

Just picked up a specific XT600 (90-03) bash plate made by CRD from the UK, $200 delivered (would be less now with the AUD at peaks). I will post some photos pre and post fitting this weekend. The...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,331
Posted By Double_Supercool
Why would you go in tomorrow and pay retail when...

Why would you go in tomorrow and pay retail when you can get similar lifts sent to you for a similar price or cheaper?

eg
...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,331
Posted By Double_Supercool
WTmerryholyF? I was looking at this model in...

WTmerryholyF?

I was looking at this model in the last few weeks (during the sale period) in Canberra for a price drop, nope. Happened to do a search here today for Prolift and only got one...
Forum: Asia 03-03-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,649
Posted By Double_Supercool
As far as I know, it shouldn't be a problem. I...

As far as I know, it shouldn't be a problem. I used to live in Niigata and had planned to go to Vladivostok before I left but it didn't work out :(
...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Too busy studying Mandarin :( I might leave a...

Too busy studying Mandarin :( I might leave a note there next week.
Forum: Australia 02-28-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Any of the inmates here own the white DR650 with...

Any of the inmates here own the white DR650 with what looks like a 30L black safari tank parked at next to the library at CIT Reid campus tonight? It was there last week as well. Show yourself, man!
Forum: Australia 02-26-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Mechanics on the south side - Tuggers/Woden

Anyone have any advice or direction on mechanics on the south side? I am having ongoing issues with my gear lever not gripping the spline on my XT600. Had the spline replaced, but still happening...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,056
Posted By Double_Supercool
You would still have statutory rights. Just...

You would still have statutory rights. Just because the factory warranty finishes doesn't mean manufacturers can just wipe their hands of problems. The more expensive and high-grade the product,...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,177
Posted By Double_Supercool
Here's my girl. I haven't been out in a few...

Here's my girl. I haven't been out in a few weeks and I will be away in QLD for the next two (timing eh?), but I am keen to head out for some longer trips around the ACT this year
...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Were you fellas at Queanbeyan McDonalds this...

Were you fellas at Queanbeyan McDonalds this afternoon? I just dropped off my bike to get its gear lever fixed and saw 3 GS's and a red road bike in the parking lot.
Forum: Australia 10-20-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Count me in for the next one. I am getting...

Count me in for the next one. I am getting jealous. Racking up some flex time so I can head out mid-week sometime as well.
Forum: Australia 10-16-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Dang, I didn't check in for a couple of days and...

Dang, I didn't check in for a couple of days and I missed the offer :( Fish, if you are doing it again sometime, I would definitely be in!
Forum: Australia 10-08-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
I'd be up for a weekend ride, especially if we do...

I'd be up for a weekend ride, especially if we do some skills stuff/tyre changing etc. If it's an overnighter I need to get some camping gear sorted out, STAT!
Forum: Australia 10-06-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
We did the Stay Upright intro to dirt riding...

We did the Stay Upright intro to dirt riding course and it was excellent. Honestly, for a couple of hundred bucks, full day course, hands on instruction and being taught proper technique. Having...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By Double_Supercool
Sweet. I thought you could pay for permits and...

Sweet. I thought you could pay for permits and access but it wasn't clear from the ACT gov's website if and how you could do it.

Unfortunately I can say with certainty that my old xt600 will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By Double_Supercool
I thought Kowen was completely closed these days?

I thought Kowen was completely closed these days?
Forum: Australia 09-30-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
I'll put it to Drewus. He has been putting off...

I'll put it to Drewus. He has been putting off getting a big tank for his DR650 until the weather warmed up so we can go for longer rides.
Forum: Australia 09-27-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Oh yeah, if anyone is also into mountain biking,...

Oh yeah, if anyone is also into mountain biking, I just picked up a Specialized Rockhopper 29 incher. Stock at the moment so nothing crazy, just fire trails and easy single track.

I know, I know,...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Sounds good, 6pm on Wed.

Sounds good, 6pm on Wed.
Forum: Australia 09-25-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5,721
Views: 363,449
Posted By Double_Supercool
Yo yo with extra yo on the side. Me and...

Yo yo with extra yo on the side.

Me and another guy here, Drewus are Canberra locals and we would be up for rides. We are still fairly new at the dirt game, but we both agree we have thrown our...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Double_Supercool
Went up Dr's Flat with Drewus last Saturday for a...

Went up Dr's Flat with Drewus last Saturday for a fantastic blast of a ride. Beautiful day, two little stream crossings, nothing too gnarly. He is on a DR650 and I am on a 91 xt600 and we have both...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 1,263,473
Posted By Double_Supercool
Wahay! Found it on the side of a fire trail...

Wahay! Found it on the side of a fire trail right where we thought it would be. Lucky it was on the mountain side and not the sheer dropoff side!
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