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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By loxsmith
I'm in the US and my KLR is in Australia, hoping...

I'm in the US and my KLR is in Australia, hoping someone else can chime in and help you out
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5,091
Views: 846,638
Posted By loxsmith
Urban and rural postman deliver the mail with...

Urban and rural postman deliver the mail with them, they are great for footpath/sidewalk jumping.
Google "Hard Core Postie" and you'll see some of the crazy shit we do with them. Oops, just found...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
Run the rear tyre up on a paver or pine stud,...

Run the rear tyre up on a paver or pine stud, anything about 50mm high. It's the only way mine fully loaded ever gets on or even off the centre stand

Works a treat
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 595,892
Posted By loxsmith
Mines just done exactly the same, ordered an 800...

Mines just done exactly the same, ordered an 800 Roadie alloy mag wheel, that should fix it
Forum: Australia 05-16-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
That's it, exactly the same thing going on ...

That's it, exactly the same thing going on

We met Steve and Janette in Dawson City last year. They are in Brazil now and I think they have just sourced a new wheel. Not sure what they went with...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
My business settled in Nov 2013 and we left Oz...

My business settled in Nov 2013 and we left Oz Feb 2014. Furniture and most of the crap is gone, about 15 boxes of important stuff left, house is rented

They tried on the Vendor Finance,...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
I give up, time for a beer Upload error,...

I give up, time for a beer

Upload error, I'll try again later on
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
Lets see if this works first??? Ok, so this is...

Lets see if this works first??? Ok, so this is the bike loaded, you can see why the rear wheel is strained. Now I'll try for the cracked wheel
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
I have but .... I've never worked out how to load...

I have but .... I've never worked out how to load them here. Is there a tutorial somewhere explaining how?
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
It only took 35 years to organise an early...

It only took 35 years to organise an early retirement, but it's worth it

Now where did I put that cold beer????????
Forum: Australia 05-15-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
I bought the bike, a 2012 model early last year...

I bought the bike, a 2012 model early last year with only 2800 miles on it, now it's got about 35000 miles on the clock
I got Woody's to fit another new OEM Triumph hub after the bearing spun

...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
No big hits just heavily loaded and a stiff rear...

No big hits just heavily loaded and a stiff rear shock spring that wouldn't help. Looks to be just metal fatigue
I did get Woody's to fit a new hub late last year but only because a bearing spun in...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
Anyone else here had a rear wheel fail ??? Mine...

Anyone else here had a rear wheel fail ??? Mine has major cracks between the spoke holes.
Here I was looking for a cracked frame and saw the wheel was disintegrating phaaaark!!!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
Yep already checked out the parts list, cush...

Yep already checked out the parts list, cush drive, cush rubber, axle, spacers, etc etc are all the same

Doesn't look to out of place, should be stronger than the spoked item and tubeless is an...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
Tried Woody's last time when the bearing spun in...

Tried Woody's last time when the bearing spun in the hub. By the time I replaced the hub, added new spokes, got Woody's to lace it then add freight I could have had an entire new Genuine Triumph...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
Thought thinks were going a little to smoothly....

Thought thinks were going a little to smoothly. Some friends on an XC currently in Brazil have had rear wheel trouble, big cracks between the spoke holes. I checked mine a week ago and all was good....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
Hey Drunk Uncle, I wish I knew how to multi quote...

Hey Drunk Uncle, I wish I knew how to multi quote but alas I don't.

Currently in New Orleans LA, I love this place

Will then head East to Florida, then Nth to Newfoundland then the long...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
My reasoning was that the higher octane Gas my...

My reasoning was that the higher octane Gas my not have as much or any Ethanol, but that was only a guess
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
I'm kicking myself for not pulling the plugs and...

I'm kicking myself for not pulling the plugs and having a look at the piston crowns .... next service
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
It's had a couple of bottles of Seafoam in it...

It's had a couple of bottles of Seafoam in it recently and I thought it would be reasonably clean, not so
Pull the air cleaner assembly, open the butterflies and have a look
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 111,724
Posted By loxsmith
I finally made it to the end of this thread, hope...

I finally made it to the end of this thread, hope all the projects are still going strong. Any updates?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
Hey everyone, I need a bit of advice Got...

Hey everyone, I need a bit of advice

Got a 2012 model XC with 36000 miles on it, went to adjust the valves at 30000 miles and found what I thought to be excessive carbon build up on the valves...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-28-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22,111
Views: 4,319,201
Posted By loxsmith
How quickly your day can turn to shit, you were...

How quickly your day can turn to shit, you were lucky to walk away from that one

Makes me feel a little better after trashing a friends near new bike 2 days ago
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 13,806
Posted By loxsmith
Just read the build and ride reports, I had a bit...

Just read the build and ride reports, I had a bit of spare time while waiting in Northern Mexico for friends to turn up
Wow that is a quality build, I'm suitably impressed. Thanks for taking the...
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,224
Posted By loxsmith
Excellent professional build, I started reading...

Excellent professional build, I started reading this thread as I have a CB1300S that's just asking to be modified. Is that black beauty a CB1300? Not sure whether to but something complete or attack...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
Hope they were all trouble free k's So...

Hope they were all trouble free k's

So Pbee have you got a brief summary of anything outside the usual service items you have had to deal with?

I'm at about 54000km in 18 months. Nothing...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,291
Posted By loxsmith
I apologise for taking this a little off topic...

I apologise for taking this a little off topic but it looks like we may have crossed paths recently. We are half way through our second year in the Americas
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,291
Posted By loxsmith
This is probably the best place to ask, where is...

This is probably the best place to ask, where is the best place/site to look at Sidecars for sale in Australia??

Glen
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5,091
Views: 846,638
Posted By loxsmith
Wonder if this is still for sale? Seems to have...

Wonder if this is still for sale? Seems to have gone from Ebay, anyone seen any other adds?? Any other comments apart from the hack being on the side that will only be any good for UK or Aussie land?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By loxsmith
This tank also supports the radiator better and...

This tank also supports the radiator better and will lessen the stress fractures we see on a lot of cores from severe dirt road use
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By loxsmith
I get the last out of the tank by punching the...

I get the last out of the tank by punching the bike up an embankment on a 45 degree angle or more, you can also lay the bike on it's side to get the gas to the feed side then shut off the other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By loxsmith
Install was easy enough with a little stretching...

Install was easy enough with a little stretching here and there. The Web Site lies, it holds about 40 litres which I think is about 10.5 US Gallons. Good for about 820km of Outback touring

NB;...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,617
Posted By loxsmith
After some advice

We are Aussies travelling 2 up on a Triumph Tiger 800XC and planning on riding to Urique via San Rafael. We are currently in Creel and after reading this we are now a little concerned if it is safe...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
I spoke to soon about no stepper linkage probs or...

I spoke to soon about no stepper linkage probs or cleaning in 50000 odd KM
Stranded me in a very busy Mexican intersection and again boarding a car Ferry on the loading ramp. Both times it was...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 35,729
Posted By loxsmith
Love it, keeps the updates coming ...

Love it, keeps the updates coming


Cheers from Baja Mexico

Glen
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
Mines just clicked over 52000km over here in...

Mines just clicked over 52000km over here in everything from really shitty mud to bull dust type crap
Stepper has never been cleaned or lubed, can't be long now til it gives problems. Will find a...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
Don't you wish all Aussie companies had after...

Don't you wish all Aussie companies had after sales service like that? Well done Unifilter
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 35,729
Posted By loxsmith
Best of luck, hope all goes to plan Glen

Best of luck, hope all goes to plan

Glen
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
I bought and used one of these (Seal Mate) the...

I bought and used one of these (Seal Mate) the other day on some leaking seals, worked a treat. I'll just cart the seals as spares now
http://sealmate.net/
The Journey continues
Glen
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 170,485
Posted By loxsmith
No Did you loosen the 2 pinch bolts first?...

No
Did you loosen the 2 pinch bolts first? just checking
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