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Forum: Australia 06-08-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,425
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Rodger frog

So long as they don't mind people on bikes, not like those muppets at Deus

https://mutantreviewers.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/life-of-brian-cap.jpg?w=450&h=250
Forum: Australia 06-08-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Have a look at where any cracks are. Mine gave up...

Have a look at where any cracks are. Mine gave up the ghost after about 30-40 thou and it was cracked around the exhaust sensor, in fact it came out. Got it TIG'd and had been good ever since.
I'd...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,425
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Where and when

Matt, where and when??? :freaky


http://reho.st/3.bp.blogspot.com/_RQGFm9IU5SI/TP5-ZIE2T2I/AAAAAAAACqM/6HMZvi0l6gQ/s1600/MP+3+7.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Fan

In six years of riding in Sydney traffic only once have I gotten hot enough for the warning light to come on. M5 tunnel in 35c heat with traffic crawling which means any air is way hotter and just...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Laugh Bit off topic

Is Loengatha anywhere near "Gatha"? :rofl

As a native of Leongatha you did cause a bit of a double take lol.
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Laugh Whaaaaaat

Ok steady on there with that uncommon common sense :huh

Any more of that type of comment will have people think you're not a dedicated KTM rider :lol3
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Braaap, if you'd stuck with the thumper you...

Braaap, if you'd stuck with the thumper you wouldn't have these issues lol. :rofl

Maybe if you had gotten a 990 :clap your surging could be blamed on the EFI which would lead to a fortune spent on...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,823
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Yup

Yeah it's a case of damned if you do and damned if you don't. The lack of unpoliticised infrastructure planning especially here makes me shudder sometimes. :eek1
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,823
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Lane width

The big difference is lane width. Got to love NSW (and probably other states) for converting roads from two lanes with room to move and a decent shoulder into three lanes that fail to meet most...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,656
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Top idea

A local rally basically up the road:clap:clap

I'd have to go and find some dirt to make it a worth while journey since I'm now within stones throw of Pezz's Skunkworks :eek1

DRF can run the...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumbs down Bugger too late

Pity I didn't see this thread earlier.

I have to say that my experience with First Gear Kathmandu gear is one of bitter disappointment.
I too purchased my kit via Revzilla who were ok but like...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,556
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Big +1

Big +1
Forum: Australia 10-27-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 154,365
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Pitt street

Who owns this BMW Oppps I mean Triumph :lol3 with custom plates. At least you gave me room to get the Kato out unlike most bloody scooter owners.

Spotted yesterday about before lunch in Shitney
...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,774
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb +1

+1
Forum: Australia 08-16-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 35,087
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Bluhduh Leaky boots

I must by the only one to get a pair that leaks :puke1
And that was only after 20 minutes in moderate rain :huh

Other than that I think that they're an ok boot, just. Not great but not terrible.
Forum: Australia 06-23-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Bugger as they weren't to bad on the servicing...

Bugger as they weren't to bad on the servicing side. Looks like I'll be going to Penriff now as I won't ever go back to the workshop at Hornsby unless the prick of a service manager wants his face...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb +1 :d

+1 :d
Forum: Australia 05-29-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 154,365
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Talking Spotted in Spotted thread

Spotted in the spotted thread, someone posting about spotting a bike. :clap

Not reminiscing about tyre wear :lol3



:pot
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Neduro tank

Tc, the full tanks will have enough pressure (fuel weight) to push back. I was filling up once and found this out as I had filled the main tanks first and then the Neduro one. Had fuel pissing out...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb SCHULTZ DON'T PANIC :rofl Ian, just found...

SCHULTZ DON'T PANIC :rofl

Ian, just found this which might help.
03 950 tear down (http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Engine/Gregs%20950%2090k%20teardown/gregs%2090k%20teardown.html)...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
After a quick look at the manual, you'll have to...

After a quick look at the manual, you'll have to split the cases as it looks fairly well pressed in. I couldn't see anywhere on the OC about this specific issue either. I might be wrong, it's known...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
For the newer 990's (08 on I think) leave the SAS...

For the newer 990's (08 on I think) leave the SAS on as there won't be any real difference. The popping tends to be a mapping issue from what I've seen and experienced. When I have the standard pipes...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
+1 I'm on Pennant Hills Rd in Carlingford,...

+1

I'm on Pennant Hills Rd in Carlingford, just up the road from the centre of Sydney. Well geographic centre that is :deal

And can deal with chains unlike Viz who just deals in big holes in...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
+1

+1
Forum: Australia 03-15-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,319
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Good stuff Viz

Now you can carry a shovel or an inflatable backhoe :rofl

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr315/KatoomDownUnder/stuckpig.jpg

Better get a dual axel or two wheeled one so it doesn't get lost
Forum: Australia 03-06-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Following on from what Obe01 said, one point to...

Following on from what Obe01 said, one point to consider is how ergonomics can affect how each person rides. G. Sala and Shane Watts are both incredibly fast riders in their own right but each sets...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,795
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Nice one, be careful or you'll have DRF drooling...

Nice one, be careful or you'll have DRF drooling over it :evil
Oh and does red make it go faster ??????
Forum: Australia 03-05-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,223
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Ok sort of

I've had a pair now for over twelve months and can say that despite the tag, they're not waterproof. I've had mine lead near the toes :huh. Mind you it was in torrential Sydney weather, which has...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
The coconut smell is a bit of a give a way. ...

The coconut smell is a bit of a give a way.

I should get back over there one day for a gander, it's been 9 years since I was last there.
Forum: Australia 02-01-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,141
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumbs down Firstgear Kathmandu POS

Not bloody waterproof.
I got a set of pants and jacket just before Xmas and if it wasn't for the prohibitive freight back to the US I'd be asking to have a refund. Both the pants and jacket leak...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Warranty

I'd say that KTM are up for parts but I think that, without checking, you may be stuck with the labor component.
Forum: Australia 01-12-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Gray's online

There's a bike shop getting cleared near Bathurst, Great Western Motorcycles.

Auction...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,249
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Eh? WTF :huh :muutt How many years unsupported...

WTF :huh :muutt

How many years unsupported are you planning to ride for?????????
Loose the bags and the Tool tubes which are asking to cause you problems.

Then spend a fair bit of time doing...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,494
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Ralle Moto (http://www.rallemoto.com/index.html) ...

Ralle Moto (http://www.rallemoto.com/index.html)

Phil go for a ride and pick it up if you buy one. They're only at Upper Mangrove and if they've got time they might even fit it for you. Then go...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,701
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Yeah but it didnt stop him having a "good" chat...

Yeah but it didnt stop him having a "good" chat with Septic :rofl

Clancy will have to bring a cattle prod to settle Chris down :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-18-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,019
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Great kit

I got one last year for my 08 990A and can't fault it :clap

Luckily I was able to go for a blat up the highway and get it directly from the manufacturer :wink:
They offered to fit it there and...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,390
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb If it didnt happen then I didn't get get wet on...

If it didnt happen then I didn't get get wet on the way home :huh
And that means we'll have to got to the same place again for a retest :wink:
Forum: Australia 11-07-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,390
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
What time for kickoff??

What time for kickoff??
Forum: Australia 11-04-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb Margan Estate just out of Broke is awesome for a...

Margan Estate just out of Broke is awesome for a lunch. One of the best meals I've had in a long time. Not cheap but worth it.
I'm not sure if they do dinner.
Forum: Australia 11-04-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,390
Posted By KatoomDownUnder
Thumb +1

+1
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