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Forum: Australia 05-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By wozzamatta
:rofl Ah, yes, 65,000 membership numbers issued...

:rofl Ah, yes, 65,000 membership numbers issued BUT current financial membership is more like 30,000 which means that roughly 35,000 members have become fed up and departed.

Less than a 50%...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,220
Posted By wozzamatta
They can take a bit of getting used to, they used...

They can take a bit of getting used to, they used to put the wind up me on corners or crests of hills, places where you would normally just back off a little until you can see the road ahead. But of...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,213
Posted By wozzamatta
Whaaaaaat :huh never owned a road bike (yes its a...

Whaaaaaat :huh never owned a road bike (yes its a road bike) yet that needed shims @ 1,000 kms or even needed checking @ 1,000 kms and I've owned a lot of bikes.

Both my current bikes are 1st...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,220
Posted By wozzamatta
I can also vouch for the MCCruise, I liked it so...

I can also vouch for the MCCruise, I liked it so much I bought 2. Also went to their premises and had a good talk with the guys, very interesting, its nice to know that if you have the slightest...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 636,350
Posted By wozzamatta
Yes, well everyone knows about the Yama-ha-ha...

Yes, well everyone knows about the Yama-ha-ha recall, trouble is it doesn't fix the basic problem which is a poorly designed earth system that is prone to corrosion from the elements.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 636,350
Posted By wozzamatta
S6, took me ages to convince him that was the...

S6, took me ages to convince him that was the problem, eventually he took it out, cleaned it and put in dielectric grease which fixed the problem, I told him carbon grease would have been better and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 636,350
Posted By wozzamatta
Great, thanks for the quick reply Ken. Actually...

Great, thanks for the quick reply Ken. Actually the earth diagram you put on FJR13.org about 2 months ago was just what the doctor ordered.

Soldering to each spyder had also occurred to me as the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,964
Views: 636,350
Posted By wozzamatta
Hi guys, I have an '07 FJR which suffered the...

Hi guys, I have an '07 FJR which suffered the dreaded spyder problems a few years back and was fixed using Brodie's Harness - excellent product. Back then I contacted Brodie via his web page and...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,719
Posted By wozzamatta
Sorry if I offended Old Dog, you were one of the...

Sorry if I offended Old Dog, you were one of the very few that actually offered any sensible advice.

Next time I will just keep my questions to myself.
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,719
Posted By wozzamatta
It's the 100% synthetic oils that tend to use...

It's the 100% synthetic oils that tend to use cause problems, don't understand why guys pay the huge prices. Every time I've used synthetic oil on tour I've run into problems with low oil levels and...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,719
Posted By wozzamatta
Engine oils

For quite a while I've been using Shell SX4 engine oil, not because I think it's fantastic but because when I am traveling I could pretty much buy Shell anywhere. Unfortunately, these days with the...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By wozzamatta
In the past I've used the heavy duty black...

In the past I've used the heavy duty black rubbish bags doubled up, as it fills you just lift the sides, bags are plenty strong enough.

When finished tie the bag top to seal and dispose of in...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,978
Posted By wozzamatta
Metro Honda at Ringwood is bellyup also, they...

Metro Honda at Ringwood is bellyup also, they were owned by Jeffrey Honda and rumour has it they were the reason Jeffrey Honda went broke.

Metro were a hopeless dealer, several times I went there...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,181
Posted By wozzamatta
The guys that amaze me are the ones that drop...

The guys that amaze me are the ones that drop their helmet onto the sharp edge of the mirrors effectively destroying the shock absorbent qualities of the poly styrene liner over time.

And yes if a...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,960
Posted By wozzamatta
Should be a good trip :D Just keep in mind...

Should be a good trip :D

Just keep in mind that a few years ago it snowed (briefly) on Ayers Rock in August. While the days are cool the nights can be down to 0C - but I've been there in late...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,564
Posted By wozzamatta
Perhaps you might like to keep this in mind the...

Perhaps you might like to keep this in mind the next time you overtake another vehicle 5 kms over the speed limit, perhaps you are being filmed and the evidence handed over to police.

Let he who...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By wozzamatta
Thanks JayBo1, looks like not many people buy...

Thanks JayBo1, looks like not many people buy through package forwarding companies in Europe.

Might try searching the US sites to see if they have any European offices as you suggest
Forum: Australia 02-05-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By wozzamatta
Buying from the EU

I know there are lots of companies that act as a middle man when buying from the US to circumvent some companies US sales only policy.

But I don't seem to be able to find the equivalent in Europe....
Forum: Australia 02-04-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 201,160
Posted By wozzamatta
Nice racks :clap Would you mind telling me...

Nice racks :clap

Would you mind telling me who made them.
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,851
Posted By wozzamatta
QBE are the same as all the others, cheap...

QBE are the same as all the others, cheap initially then after a year or two up go the premiums.

Last year I dumped QBE after the premium over 3 years went from $500-ish, to $630-ish to $750 !!!!...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,914
Posted By wozzamatta
The sad part is that these aren't the only roads...

The sad part is that these aren't the only roads around Vic that have had their speed limits lowered from 100 kph to 80 kph and in some cases 60 kph.

There are quite a few roads that have long...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By wozzamatta
Darien Gap :evil

Darien Gap :evil
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4,603
Views: 662,938
Posted By wozzamatta
I like following this thread but something I fail...

I like following this thread but something I fail to understand is all the nostalgia for the 60's, 70's and 80's bikes.

I started riding in the 60's and rode all those 70's and 80's bikes (new)...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4,603
Views: 662,938
Posted By wozzamatta
Must be a bloody small bike :rofl

Must be a bloody small bike :rofl
Forum: Australia 10-07-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By wozzamatta
Don't bother planning to ride at night, been a...

Don't bother planning to ride at night, been a lot of bike roo strikes lately.
Forum: Australia 09-21-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,311
Posted By wozzamatta
Seems to me that if I am forced to wear...

Seems to me that if I am forced to wear prescribed protective clothing and I am injured in an accident then I would have grounds to sue - namely that I was stopped from wearing better protective...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By wozzamatta
:D When I was in the Navy :freaky it used to...

:D When I was in the Navy :freaky it used to known as CDF (common dog f*ck) :evil
Forum: Australia 08-29-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,884
Posted By wozzamatta
I reckon these things are the go...

I reckon these things are the go http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi

Raspberry Pi, a $50 computer that will run Linux, been a lot of info in PC mags lately.
Forum: Australia 08-29-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,884
Posted By wozzamatta
I've also got a Scangauge in a Mitsubishi, cheap...

I've also got a Scangauge in a Mitsubishi, cheap for what it does.

Trouble is the OBDII (onboard diagnostics 2) port is different, I've just installed a Healtech gear indicator which plugs into...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,182
Posted By wozzamatta
Ahem, that normally costs people a bar shout -...

Ahem, that normally costs people a bar shout - its FarRiders
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,182
Posted By wozzamatta
Geez you blokes travel light :eek1 , all that...

Geez you blokes travel light :eek1 , all that for 4 days :eek2
Forum: Australia 06-27-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,510
Posted By wozzamatta
Spot 1 batteries last for ages depending on use,...

Spot 1 batteries last for ages depending on use, mine are still OK after several years.

Spot 2 battery life can be measured in days depending on use.

So, as you can see, it depends on what...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,734
Posted By wozzamatta
Was looking at the Integra scooter today at the...

Was looking at the Integra scooter today at the local Honda dealer, couldn't get too close some old dick was sitting on it surrounded by salespeople.

Looked bigger than I expected, big for a...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By wozzamatta
This link is SPOT ON :clap :clap and corresponds...

This link is SPOT ON :clap :clap and corresponds to this link .....

http://www.peterverdone.com/archive/lowspeed.htm

My forks come standard with Ohlins Road & Track 43 oil, looking at the table...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By wozzamatta
Excellent, thanks heaps for the prompt replies,...

Excellent, thanks heaps for the prompt replies, the Federal PPSR site looks to be the way to go :clap
Forum: Australia 05-08-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By wozzamatta
Buying privately in ACT

I've been looking at buying a bike privately from a guy in the ACT, price is right (cheap actually) and all contact seems honest and straight forward.

But I need to satisfy myself that the bike...
Forum: Australia 03-30-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,515
Posted By wozzamatta
You guys never get it, this isn't a dirt bike -...

You guys never get it, this isn't a dirt bike - its a tarred road touring bike that can be ridden on the odd bit of dirt road that connects 2 pieces of tar.

These bikes are bought by guys that...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By wozzamatta
The 76CSX...

The 76CSX https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=351&ra=true has a TFT display but its hard to say if it has a protective coating.

This link has an unusual treatment for TFT scratches...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By wozzamatta
A few years back when I had my bike insured with...

A few years back when I had my bike insured with QBE, I purchased a Shadow Trailer and when I queried QBE about trailer insurance they just added an endorsement to my normal bike insurance at no...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,920
Posted By wozzamatta
That's why I removed my post :D

That's why I removed my post :D
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