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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,600
Posted By DS Rider
Thats ok mate, thanks for the reply. Great info,...

Thats ok mate, thanks for the reply. Great info, pretty simple but i didnt know what to look for. :wink:

Cheers!

DS
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,044
Posted By DS Rider
:ear :lurk :D weeeeellllll? Its been an hour...

:ear :lurk :D
weeeeellllll? Its been an hour and a half, Surely theyre installed, test ridden and a full report done for the rest of us waiting eagerly! :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-07-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By DS Rider
That's a great site. It's much clearer than the...

That's a great site. It's much clearer than the old one and shows that some of the rules have changed, even in the last six months. MUCH easier to understand.
Forum: Australia 08-05-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By DS Rider
Nope, not any more Kipo. Have to go do the course...

Nope, not any more Kipo. Have to go do the course these days.
My partner went through it not long ago, and found it pretty rushed. There were people there failing for the second time so it helps if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,600
Posted By DS Rider
How did you find these numbers Gaspare? I'd like...

How did you find these numbers Gaspare? I'd like to find the CEV part number for the light sold in right-hand-drive (driving on left side of road) countries.

Cheers.
DS
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,576
Posted By DS Rider
Oso, do you know what rear mud fenders will fit...

Oso,
do you know what rear mud fenders will fit with you tank?
Does the Mudsling?
and how about the Maier?...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23,684
Views: 3,970,349
Posted By DS Rider
Hi Guys, I'm looking for a trail bike that...

Hi Guys,

I'm looking for a trail bike that has long maintenance intervals, and reasonable power, cheap and plentiful parts and aftermarket bits. Theres not a lot of choice that isnt a 100hr...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,529
Posted By DS Rider
Most glues including epoxy's wont stick PP or PE...

Most glues including epoxy's wont stick PP or PE very well. Which is unfortunate because theyre very common.

This product is specifically designed for PE and PP plastics....
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By DS Rider
Where to see Klim Gear in QLD?

Hi guys,

We'll be up in QLD for a visit soon and was just wondering if anyone knows where we can see some Klim jackets/pants etc. Is there a dealer or stockist there somewhere?

Cheers,
DS
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,827
Posted By DS Rider
As long as he has a few before he puts them on,...

As long as he has a few before he puts them on, hed never notice! :lol3 :loaded
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,827
Posted By DS Rider
Just checked my pair and my partners pair. ...

Just checked my pair and my partners pair.
Mines got a very slight twist in the RH boot that i cant feel (less than Pbee's), and the 3 other boots are fine.
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 222,184
Posted By DS Rider
Bloody good job mate, I've been loving this RR...

Bloody good job mate, I've been loving this RR and am looking forward to it continuing, wherever that may take you and on whatever you get there on.
Good luck with the bottom end, and enjoy a few...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By DS Rider
Yep, agreed. Vapour is explosive, fuel as a...

Yep, agreed. Vapour is explosive, fuel as a liquid is not. I believe they allow less than 5% of the LEL as acceptable. In the past we have had to nitrogen purge (race car) engines being sent overseas...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,726
Posted By DS Rider
:lol3 next step is to build a small scaffold or...

:lol3 next step is to build a small scaffold or trellis frame under the peak and add a few pullys and levers for the ultimate in beer can holding, automated earmuff positioning luxury.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By DS Rider
Customs do, often. Here they will also check oil...

Customs do, often. Here they will also check oil levels and use a hydrocarbon gas detector to sniff for vapour and residue. Might be different in the US but i'd be surprised.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,680
Posted By DS Rider
http://www.penriteoil.com.au/products-categ.php?id...

http://www.penriteoil.com.au/products-categ.php?id_categ=7&id_subcateg=74
Forum: Australia 06-19-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,726
Posted By DS Rider
Yeah, its probably not the best design but its...

Yeah, its probably not the best design but its got to be hard to make it work perfectly for everybody. Some bikes dont do it, some are bad some not so. I havent heard of anyone having trouble with...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,726
Posted By DS Rider
Here, i found a post from another guy who's done...

Here, i found a post from another guy who's done pretty much exactly the same thing, but he used tape. I've just quoted his post from another thread to save me taking my own photos. :deal :rofl
Forum: Australia 06-18-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,726
Posted By DS Rider
I just came across this thread, My XD4 doesnt...

I just came across this thread, My XD4 doesnt whistle but it DID vibrate and hum so bad it blurred my vision. I tried a few things but what fixed it was stiffening the peak. I ended up cutting a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,600
Posted By DS Rider
Lol, np mate, and i feel your pain. :thumb

Lol, np mate, and i feel your pain. :thumb
Forum: Australia 06-16-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By DS Rider
I think part of my problem was i forgot that i...

I think part of my problem was i forgot that i cant necessarily look for my tyre size when chasing tubes. :huh I forgot a 130/80-17 is the same as a 110/100-17 etc :deal . Still have the problem of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,600
Posted By DS Rider
does the light unit have two plugs? is it...

does the light unit have two plugs?
is it possible to see a photo of the back where you have it plugged in?
I'm really liking this setup.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By DS Rider
Inner Tubes

Where abouts do you guys buy your inner tubes?
I live out in the country and as my local tyre shop cant get me what im after im happy to buy online, or next time im in adelaide. My main problem is...
Forum: Australia 06-13-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,350
Posted By DS Rider
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,600
Posted By DS Rider
that looks great, do you run high and low from...

that looks great, do you run high and low from the one bulb now or just high beam all the time? how have you got it setup?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,297
Posted By DS Rider
So youre running the max tyre pressure thats...

So youre running the max tyre pressure thats listed on the side of the tyre?
(just trying to understand what youre doing is all)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,297
Posted By DS Rider
Reccomended by BMW or the tyre manufacturer? ...

Reccomended by BMW or the tyre manufacturer?

-Hope the legs healing well mate-
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,576
Posted By DS Rider
Good onya Oso, :thumb Get it right mate, get it...

Good onya Oso, :thumb
Get it right mate, get it how you want it and we'll all be happy too. The world needs more quality these days and less rushed-manufacture-for-profit. Having said that, i'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14,582
Views: 1,697,721
Posted By DS Rider
Now you found it, the advanced course is trying...

Now you found it, the advanced course is trying to find the engine number :lol3
Forum: Australia 05-30-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,746
Posted By DS Rider
+2

+2
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 90,994
Posted By DS Rider
Congratulations! :clap that is not just a win...

Congratulations! :clap
that is not just a win for you and your team but a huge win for the sport too. That should open the doors to make it a whole lot more affordable and attainable for people to...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13,398
Views: 918,856
Posted By DS Rider
^^ love that photo^^. Never ceases to amaze me...

^^ love that photo^^. Never ceases to amaze me the sheer volume of water the outback holds when it rains. I was out in the Strez during the rains in 2010 and it took over a year to dry up. Mind you,...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13,398
Views: 918,856
Posted By DS Rider
Finke

How many guys heading up to Finke for the Recce this sat?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 156,298
Posted By DS Rider
Given the bikes intended purpose i agree with...

Given the bikes intended purpose i agree with this as well.
I think most people would be happy to pay a little extra for more adjustablity in the suspension than rebound (rear) an nothing in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 156,298
Posted By DS Rider
Agreed, unfortunately, not all markets are the...

Agreed,
unfortunately, not all markets are the same. Just have a look around here in OZ. For eg, a 2010 F800gs is often only 2000 cheaper than a new one, and if it doesnt have the accessories you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 65,175
Posted By DS Rider
I reckon he puts them on in istanbul at 10625km ...

I reckon he puts them on in istanbul at 10625km and we see the wear at 13124km in Aktau, which would make it 2499km.

makes it a little hard without it being in english though.:huh
Forum: Australia 05-26-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13,398
Views: 918,856
Posted By DS Rider
Hiya Fellas

Hi Guys,
I've been lurking this thread for a while now and thought it about time i said Gday. - Seems no-one is any more mental than i'm used to. :lol3
I'm originally from brissy but am now living...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 65,175
Posted By DS Rider
So Woody, I was thinking of modding my tractor...

So Woody,
I was thinking of modding my tractor tyres to fit to my 650 dakar, reckon you could build me a wheel to suit? Or are you a bit new to the whole wheels, tyres and mud thing? :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 65,175
Posted By DS Rider
Imagine the front tyre skidding, it will then...

Imagine the front tyre skidding, it will then channel mud and water from the centre out through the sides. Any time you apply the brakes you get a small degree of tyre slip. (if i remember correctly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 156,298
Posted By DS Rider
sure is, and probably one reason why fuelly.com...

sure is, and probably one reason why fuelly.com figures are real world compared to what the manufacturers suggest. Most peoples bikes are different to how they came off the showroom floor and most...
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