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Forum: Australia 03-10-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,375
Posted By racket
done :deal

done :deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By racket
You could always fill the plug with...

You could always fill the plug with quiksteel!!!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By racket
I did my valve check without removing that plug....

I did my valve check without removing that plug. I put the bike in gear, took out the spark plugs and had a friend help roll the bike while i watched for the mark. Worked a treat for me...:D
Forum: Australia 09-07-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,839
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Go the Chaser... keeping the bastards...

Go the Chaser... keeping the bastards honest!!!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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This rear works extremely well for me. Hard...

This rear works extremely well for me. Hard wearing budget Czech made Mitas E07. Better than the trailwings on dirt and only a little squirmy on the road. I dont think they are available in the...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2007, 03:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,613
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[quote=Jaqhammar]I am assured by the newly formed...

[quote=Jaqhammar]I am assured by the newly formed Sutherland Trail Bike Squad.
(Yellow DRZ 400's with NSW Police stickers on the side) that in the near future the whole of Menai is going to be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
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:clap How enticing!!! :thumb :thumb For such...

:clap How enticing!!! :thumb :thumb For such awesome pics!!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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When I bought my bike home from the dealer I...

When I bought my bike home from the dealer I found that the chain was way overtight:bluduh

Yes I've read some posts regarding transmission noise/failures but these were fairly isolated...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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Does the whining only occur with a female...

Does the whining only occur with a female passenger? :bueller

Is your chain adjusted correctly? Not too tight?
Forum: Australia 08-03-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,900,909
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Hey Megs, 10/10 for that sweet combo!!!...

Hey Megs,

10/10 for that sweet combo!!! :thumb

That shed is awesome. Nothing beats all natural insulation :nod
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
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Gret pics there... It's been a LONG time since...

Gret pics there... It's been a LONG time since it's been that green over here:cry
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,674
Posted By racket
+1 Highway touring and a 14 tooth sprocket is...

+1 Highway touring and a 14 tooth sprocket is madness IMO. Its a simple job to change back to the 14 when conditions change.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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I'm in the same boat as you although I wish I had...

I'm in the same boat as you although I wish I had the staintune instead of the supertrapp. I modded the airbox and run the k&n (only ride the street ATM) and went straight to the 170. It felt a bit...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By racket
I cant say I've been overtaken by a scooter...

I cant say I've been overtaken by a scooter before nor have seen one move at any considerable pace

All scooter riders I've encountered around here have a mandatory cage an inch off their rear
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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The money you invest in a skidplate is guaranteed...

The money you invest in a skidplate is guaranteed insurance. An innocent gravel road can have unsuspecting suprises...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By racket
The more scooters the better... they are so much...

The more scooters the better... they are so much easier to overtake:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-01-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By racket
My pushbike would end up in the shed rather than...

My pushbike would end up in the shed rather than fork out for more cash for another rego.
Forum: Australia 06-20-2007, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,900,909
Posted By racket
Im not too concerned with engine temps at the...

Im not too concerned with engine temps at the moment. Had a 6 degree morning today (real shock to the system) and when I started the bike, the starter screeched quite loudly. This is the first time...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By racket
If in doubt, google it :norton

If in doubt, google it :norton
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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Be careful with this method. There was a thread...

Be careful with this method. There was a thread on the TT site from a guy who had his ballpoint pen sliced off when his wife turned the motor over by the back wheel a little too fast:becca
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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I'm using semi-syn with absolutely no oil usage...

I'm using semi-syn with absolutely no oil usage in my 06 (5000 miles). I cant really see that the extra $$$ for full-syn would benefit and increase longevity substantially to really make it worth...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,900,909
Posted By racket
I dont think the ignition case is all that good...

I dont think the ignition case is all that good at radiating heat anyway. I was worried about heat build up when stuck at lights etc so I fitted up a $10 case fan from a computer to the oil cooler...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,613
Posted By racket
Yes I think the answer is to vote for HONEST...

Yes I think the answer is to vote for HONEST politicians:lol3
Forum: Australia 06-13-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14,450
Views: 1,900,909
Posted By racket
+1 for the ignition protector. Gives a nice, soft...

+1 for the ignition protector. Gives a nice, soft buffer to absorb the impact from the gear shifter.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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Hey kfcz400 Sweet looking dr you have. Just...

Hey kfcz400

Sweet looking dr you have. Just a few questions, where did you get those rear indicators from and what bars are those?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
Posted By racket
It may be for the throttle sensor/switch that is...

It may be for the throttle sensor/switch that is found on non-US spec bikes
Forum: Australia 05-18-2007, 04:49 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 25,617
Posted By racket
Its hard to think straight when you're kids are...

Its hard to think straight when you're kids are so damn noisy!!!:arg
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By racket
Funnily enough my dealer never stocks those o...

Funnily enough my dealer never stocks those o rings either. The parts guy said that they never change them when they do services but he didn't recommend me doing that (insert disclaimer here:deal).
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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Maybe someone with a tach can free rev theirs and...

Maybe someone with a tach can free rev theirs and see what happens:kboom bags not me....:lol3
Forum: Australia 04-27-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,626
Posted By racket
:freakyRespect indeed.

:freakyRespect indeed.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2007, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By racket
Are there any cases of the dynojet needle doing...

Are there any cases of the dynojet needle doing this? Is the material any stronger?
Forum: Australia 04-25-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By racket
Plenty of suggestions given and noticed that...

Plenty of suggestions given and noticed that electrical connections were already checked. Just wondering if the battery terminals were clean and tight?:dunno
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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:bow I reckon Suzuki should pay you a commission....

:bow I reckon Suzuki should pay you a commission. I'm sure many others like myself, :raabia a DR since your original report!!!:lol3
Forum: Australia 04-19-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,348
Posted By racket
I have been riding to work (20 mins) for over a...

I have been riding to work (20 mins) for over a year. There are plenty of two wheeled commuters on the coast not just the regular 50cc ones. It gets pretty crowded at traffic lights!!! :jerko
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
Posted By racket
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Australia 04-13-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By racket
another customer...

It was only yesterday, after riding into the sun, I was convinced I needed a dirt helmet :grinner
Forum: Australia 03-28-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By racket
I emailed Mitas recently and they said to call...

I emailed Mitas recently and they said to call their QLD distributor, Ron Angel Wholesale on 07 3278 9266.

Hope this helps...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,582
Posted By racket
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Australia 03-15-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By racket
I also found this was the case with my DR650...

I also found this was the case with my DR650 speedo as checked by gps and when I fitted the trailtech speed sensor, I found that it was pretty much spot on to the gps reading. In comparison the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2007, 03:15 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,965
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http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?ID=ST0574...

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