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Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
This gave me a laugh: <iframe width="640"...

This gave me a laugh:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/iPX78wti7RA?list=UUl9w31JHw1LWAQ9RVGgJMGg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
But... does it start ok now? :evil Could be...

But... does it start ok now? :evil

Could be down to running the battery low, then flooding... shit happens... If it's starting ok now I wouldn't worry too much about it... (maybe get a battery...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Do you have a good hill near by? might be worth...

Do you have a good hill near by? might be worth attempting to roll start it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Crank it over, hold it full throttle... it seems...

Crank it over, hold it full throttle... it seems to work on the odd occasion mine is reluctant to start....
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,066
Posted By FLICKIT
:clap Nice ! :clap (Great editing :wink: )

:clap Nice ! :clap
(Great editing :wink: )
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 110,260
Posted By FLICKIT
Didn't you make some spacers for the front? ... I...

Didn't you make some spacers for the front? ... I think I got the heads-up from one of your posts...

The fit for the one I got:...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
There's not too much between Lake St Clair and...

There's not too much between Lake St Clair and Queenstown other than a couple of rest-stop and lookout areas...

At the northern end of Lake King William at Derwent Bridge (near Lake St Clair)...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
I'd be very cautious... you'd have to make up a...

I'd be very cautious... you'd have to make up a blanking plate to go over the pump hole... and there's the risk you could screw up the pump mating surface and end up with leaks around the pump...
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 10:44 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
The issue is... upside down forks, you cant slide...

The issue is... upside down forks, you cant slide the old seal off the top of the fork like with standard forks... good suggestion other wise :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
I'm fairly content with the 250, and even if a...

I'm fairly content with the 250, and even if a 450 came out I would wait a couple of years to find out what issues it had before I jumped onboard :lol3 (+ it takes time for large tanks and such to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks Woofer, this is the info I was hoping to...

Thanks Woofer, this is the info I was hoping to get :D appreciated :D

The yamaha seal/bush kit is what I had my eye on (5ET-W003B-00-00), it seems the best value for money... around $50us, but...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 04:58 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
So you like the AC-10 fronts? I have one on the...

So you like the AC-10 fronts? I have one on the back of the XL that did ok but I haven't tried a front yet... What sort of k's are you getting out of them? and do they wear the middle knobs into a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 03:58 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks, but Procycle don't seem to sell OEM...

Thanks, but Procycle don't seem to sell OEM parts...



I'll probably hang off till our dollar picks up a bit, didn't realize it was so low... For now I'll just prepare a wishlist and work out...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Thanks, I've considered that... (and Aus-Post...

Thanks, I've considered that... (and Aus-Post have a similar service now, but they're fairly pricey)... but I'd rather not go that way if I can find another option/dealer that will ship here...
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
I've used them for years for other stuff, but...

I've used them for years for other stuff, but they wont ship Yamaha parts to Australia...:cry
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:55 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Can any of the Aussies recommend a good US OEM...

Can any of the Aussies recommend a good US OEM parts supplier that will ship to Australia?

I need to get a few parts and there's no way I'm going to pay Aussie prices..
Example: sprocket nut,...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,066
Posted By FLICKIT
Probably a bit late now... but... It's no issue...

Probably a bit late now... but... It's no issue doing the Western Explorer but at the southern end you have to go via Savage River and Waratah due to the barge across the Pieman River at Corinna...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,129,799
Posted By FLICKIT
There's a bit of info here: ...

There's a bit of info here:
http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php?topic=20426.0
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45,976
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Posted By FLICKIT
We have a few deer here but not enough for them...

We have a few deer here but not enough for them to be an issue on the roads thankfully...

The Tenere was replaced by the WRR, I sold it back in May, it wasn't a bad bike but it was too big and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 04:01 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
Animals were my main concern, and they were 1/2...

Animals were my main concern, and they were 1/2 the reason I did this test run, I wanted to see what sort of speeds I could safely do in the dark in animal infested areas... I stayed under 80kmh...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 10:52 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
It's well worth doing, very rewarding (for me...

It's well worth doing, very rewarding (for me anyway)... This trip was just a warm up, I'm keen to do a 1000 mile ironbutt for the summer solstice on Dec-21st :lol3

:)
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
I've been using 13/49... but I put a 14 on for...

I've been using 13/49... but I put a 14 on for this trip... Most Tasmanian roads are tight, twisty, and a bit mountainous, don't really need a high top speed.... I was more than happy with the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
A couple of days ago I set off at midnight to do...

A couple of days ago I set off at midnight to do a 1200km, (750 mile), lap of Tasmania in a day... .
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/Maps/GE-10-2014_zps030366dc.jpg
(yellow route)
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
http://roadstercycle.com/Motorcycle%20voltage%20mo...

http://roadstercycle.com/Motorcycle%20voltage%20monitor.htm

Nice.... pity they cost $25 to ship to Australia :eek1
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Getting lost is just an excuse to explore more...

Getting lost is just an excuse to explore more roads/tracks :evil

:)
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
I went into the eastern end of it in jan-2012, it...

I went into the eastern end of it in jan-2012, it was gated, from memory there wasn't a way around it.... and that road leads into private land I think...

:)
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Dharma Initiative, from the TV show Lost: The big...

Dharma Initiative, from the TV show Lost: The big white side cover needed something to break it up :lol3,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharma_Initiative...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 04:06 AM
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Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Lap of Tas in a Day - Take Two

In 2012 I did a 1000km Lap of the state in 13hrs on the Tenere:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19665337&postcount=2

I was never happy with that lap, it wasn't really complete......
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:47 PM
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Views: 9,129,799
Posted By FLICKIT
The tubes are 250mm long, about 10"... ...

The tubes are 250mm long, about 10"...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/2014-WRR/P1100436c_zpsfe0b1b71.jpg

:)
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Corinna Barge Temporary Closure Update

Corinna Barge Temporary Closure Update
27 October 2014

The Pieman River Barge at Corinna will be out of operation for further maintenance works until at least the week ending 14 November 2014.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 10:31 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
It's a home-made rip-off of this... ...

It's a home-made rip-off of this...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538235

A bit of 3/8" stainless tube that slides into a bit of 1/2" tube:...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 10:09 PM
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Posted By FLICKIT
I recently installed similar ones, (preparing for...

I recently installed similar ones, (preparing for a 1000mile day-ride, they wont be staying on all the time so I didn't want to invest big money on decent lights).... $35aus for the pair on ebay, "30...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 02:13 AM
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Posted By FLICKIT
The other thing, with a 14 tooth you may have...

The other thing, with a 14 tooth you may have issues with the sprocket cover/case saver, a 14 tooth only just clears with a sandman case saver, and the standard one "may" need modifying, no doubt...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,129,799
Posted By FLICKIT
I run 13/49, I dont mind it... but that's for...

I run 13/49, I dont mind it... but that's for Tasmania with a fair bit of rough stuff... Probably still a bit low if you want to do any amount of hwy riding.... 14/49 would probably be ideal if you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,129,799
Posted By FLICKIT
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=95...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=956776

:)
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By FLICKIT
I'm not aware of any Tasmanian motovloggers, in...

I'm not aware of any Tasmanian motovloggers, in general Tasmanians aren't into sharing info (it seems)... I've thrown a couple of hundred crappy clips on youtube over the last 3 years, odd videos and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,129,799
Posted By FLICKIT
Not mine, nothing to do with me, but may be of...

Not mine, nothing to do with me, but may be of interest to the Aussies:

Yamaha Wr250R 2009 Engine:
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=121448734147
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Rabalga Track in 3 parts: (just in case you have...

Rabalga Track in 3 parts: (just in case you have any concerns)
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/FLICKed/Maps/Rabalga_zpsdfa915ae.jpg

A, 14min, the eastern part, west to east:
<iframe...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 568,767
Posted By FLICKIT
Part of Dunrobin Rd: <iframe width="640"...

Part of Dunrobin Rd:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Xoy0IDqCoOg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

:clap
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