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Forum: Australia 02-26-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 131,096
Posted By Valleyam
For the life of me I couldn't think of the name...

For the life of me I couldn't think of the name of the disc type. I remember a lot of Husky 2 strokes having them on the rear. The conectors used to wear a little causing all sorts of rattles but not...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 131,096
Posted By Valleyam
If that "anything" is you I'm sure there will be...

If that "anything" is you I'm sure there will be photos. Have a great trip
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 131,096
Posted By Valleyam
Is the disc joined to the mounting lugs with a...

Is the disc joined to the mounting lugs with a pressed connector? Have seen this on some dirt bikes. Can make a clunking noise when rocked backwards and forwards with the brake on.
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,055
Posted By Valleyam
Just looking for someone that will have a crack...

Just looking for someone that will have a crack Trev?
Forum: Australia 02-21-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 131,096
Posted By Valleyam
Yeah. I guess they are, the weight of the bike...

Yeah. I guess they are, the weight of the bike should be enough to keep some pressure on the springs. Air pressure built up in the fork can sometimes be enough to lift the forks to full or near full...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 131,096
Posted By Valleyam
I did notice some form of knock or rattle from...

I did notice some form of knock or rattle from the front end on yours Trev. But only when it was parked and no load on it. I just thought it was a trait of the fork set up. Either free play in the...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,547
Posted By Valleyam
Very witty Doc. He needs to get with the program.

Very witty Doc. He needs to get with the program.
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,547
Posted By Valleyam
OK cheers I'll have a look

OK cheers I'll have a look
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,547
Posted By Valleyam
Where are you getting this info from. I'm so old...

Where are you getting this info from. I'm so old I cant even find the new regulations anywhere.
They probably want to keep the rif raf out of this exclusive class of gents anyway Kipo:D
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,004
Posted By Valleyam
Just because he was wearing a camera on his head...

Just because he was wearing a camera on his head you didn't have to kill him
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,436
Posted By Valleyam
Several options: 1. drill the elongated hole...

Several options:
1. drill the elongated hole out and fit a helicoil to replicate the correct size
2. Weld the feck out of it. re drill and tap to the correct size.
3. leave it and stay down the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,645
Posted By Valleyam
Really enjoyed your ride report. Great pictures...

Really enjoyed your ride report. Great pictures and write up. Must get over to NZ for holiday one day. Thanks for spending the time to post. Its going to be 39 degrees here in South Australia today....
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
I tend to think you should take it to a mechanic....

I tend to think you should take it to a mechanic. Its all guess work trying to work these issues out. get it right and then enjoy riding it the way it should be ridden.
Forum: Australia 02-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
I dont think his would rev out any further than...

I dont think his would rev out any further than 1/4 throttle. Could be the main needle. My old WR250 started doing that. Would cough and splutter at low revs but once passed the initial throttle...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
Thats gotta hurt. the missus did something...

Thats gotta hurt. the missus did something similar a few years ago. Went AoT at a tupperware party she was holding and broke her arm bellow the ball joint and broke right through the ball. I came...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
Is there a good busted shoulder? How much is too...

Is there a good busted shoulder? How much is too much. :deal What bike were you riding Kipo the WR or the DR. Haven't ridden or touched the bike since Clare last year. Must make an effort soon. Glad...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,630
Posted By Valleyam
You would be less than happy to find that Kym....

You would be less than happy to find that Kym. Would be interesting to find out if the dealer had put the sprocket on the right way, if the chain was the correct size and if the sprocket has the...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By Valleyam
If you know someone with a tig welder or your...

If you know someone with a tig welder or your prepared to buy one for yourself (BOC sell a reasonable and cheap tig welding Mc for under $1000) get some literature methods and settings (plenty...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-30-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By Valleyam
Great Report Kipo, love the pics of the old...

Great Report Kipo, love the pics of the old mining equipment. You can just imagine the discussion that took place when the decision to abandon the mine was made. Something along the lines of "fuck...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,630
Posted By Valleyam
Trev, just gravel roads with a few ripples here...

Trev, just gravel roads with a few ripples here and there. I remember taking my 84 VH holden for a good flogging around KI with a boat stuck behind it all around the Island on a fishing safari. Must...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,755
Posted By Valleyam
334132 Finished 4 x 24Hrs from 1998 - 2001 on...

334132
Finished 4 x 24Hrs from 1998 - 2001 on the old XR400 no electric leg back then. most of the XR600 were on chairs at that point in time. Still see the odd one out there but not very often....
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
I recon it was Tommy Rough and the snapper heads

I recon it was Tommy Rough and the snapper heads
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
I wont be able to make it Trev. but pretty sure...

I wont be able to make it Trev. but pretty sure I've got a voucher you can have. Just send me a PM to remind me with your address and I'll post it to you
Cheers
Andy
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
You think you guys have problems with getting...

You think you guys have problems with getting your bike serviced. The guy that does my bike refuses to work on the bike when the temp is over 22 or under 20, is regularly late finishing work...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-03-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 36,633
Posted By Valleyam
All good out this direction. I did 10 years...

All good out this direction. I did 10 years service in the CFS and I really feel for the guys out there fighting the fire. Would be incredibly difficult with all the wind changes and the enormous...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-02-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 36,633
Posted By Valleyam
G'day 3 legs, only found this thread today. Great...

G'day 3 legs, only found this thread today. Great build up and looking forward to seeing the finished product. Brings back memories of my brothers 550 Suzi back in the seventies. He had a 3 into one...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 18,341
Posted By Valleyam
Fairly similar to the Kipo postie bike app then?

Fairly similar to the Kipo postie bike app then?
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
Merry Christmas to you also Tim. Seasons...

Merry Christmas to you also Tim. Seasons Greetings to all on the forum hope you all have a great time and stay safe over the holiday period. Also looking forward to catching up with every one at the...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,096
Posted By Valleyam
Don't know about that being a beard or bread as...

Don't know about that being a beard or bread as you noted Kipo. Looking at the eyes I would say its just the foam and bubbles overflowing down your chin. Good write up and sounds like a fun day:D
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,745
Posted By Valleyam
Could catch on Kipo. Might have to pull the...

Could catch on Kipo. Might have to pull the finger out and get the 1975 Bully Matador 250sorted for 2016.
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
You found alternate means of cooling it down Turn...

You found alternate means of cooling it down Turn left ! No turn right! That should cool it off. :lol3
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,096
Posted By Valleyam
They will probably try but will they succeed?...

They will probably try but will they succeed? :freaky:1drink Have a good trip
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
A man of many words:ear

A man of many words:ear
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,900
Posted By Valleyam
Is the name on the truck any indication of the...

Is the name on the truck any indication of the feeling amongst the pushers. I'm pissed off I couldn't make this ride looking forward to the full RR
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
Good One M.B. Nice to know there's always help...

Good One M.B. Nice to know there's always help when its needed. I really wish the Honda had the power, comfort and distance capability of these big bikes. But by the time it had all that added to it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By Valleyam
Thought the back brake was almost non existent....

Thought the back brake was almost non existent. But on closer Inspection I I see you have the peddle set very low. Front brake has a very good feel and doesn't grab. I probably wont get a chance to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By Valleyam
Thanks Trev, Strange that it actually got really...

Thanks Trev, Strange that it actually got really hot just as I came off the Stock Route and headed back towards Frankton. The North wind got strong and made it quite uncomfortable.
New Prado or...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
Went for a ride today. Here's the report...

Went for a ride today. Here's the report http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25607924#post25607924
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By Valleyam
Angaston to Morgan on a stinking hot Sunday

For quite some time I,ve been thinking about getting an Adventure bike but the thrill of off road riding keeps dragging me back and the trusty CRF250X gets another run for it's money and the idea...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14,477
Views: 1,068,006
Posted By Valleyam
I recon I saw the same bike going up Gomersal Rd....

I recon I saw the same bike going up Gomersal Rd. Looked like he was in a hurry. :ear
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