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Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Knackers
Super Enduro. Accept no substitutes

Super Enduro. Accept no substitutes
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Knackers
Thanks mate, will do. I have to do front forks...

Thanks mate, will do. I have to do front forks seals again and my master cylinders on my front brakes are also leaking. Coz I'm lazy who would be the best in Darwin to do them?
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Knackers
Mate, Sent you a PM. I just arrived in...

Mate,

Sent you a PM. I just arrived in Darwin and will be here for the next coupla years. Need fishin', shootin' and riding knowledge. Keen to probe you mind.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,126
Posted By Knackers
Michy desert on the front. Dunlop 908 or michy...

Michy desert on the front. Dunlop 908 or michy desert on the back of the SE
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
If you are riding in hotter climes and use a...

If you are riding in hotter climes and use a fairly small cooler then you would probably be alright. In the south and high country I reckon the oil could be kept at just above ambient. I had a...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
High performance vehicles require large oil...

High performance vehicles require large oil coolers to ensure that the oil does not overheat during strenuous use. These coolers also introduce the danger of over-cooling the oil and delaying engine...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
I'll explain but check this link out first ...

I'll explain but check this link out first

http://www.ktm950.info/how/Orange%20Garage/Meoni%20Bike/meoni_bike.html
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
I'm not sure but I would seek wise advice on...

I'm not sure but I would seek wise advice on whether to consider an oil thermostat or not. On cold days I wouldn't want viscous/thick oil not getting to where it should for long durations.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,969
Posted By Knackers
A wanker calls a wanker a wanker

A wanker calls a wanker a wanker
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,105
Posted By Knackers
I thought every year there are more riders...

I thought every year there are more riders wanting to do it than the 100 allowed :ear
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
If I could be bothered I would have an oil...

If I could be bothered I would have an oil cooler. One trip to little desert the SE was boiling over constantly. It was hot and dry and SOFT. And I was sorta abusing the thing. Which is exactly what...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
I just got a big arse 12v computer fan at jaycar...

I just got a big arse 12v computer fan at jaycar for about $20 and it stopped the bike getting to 5 bars almost all the time. It was on there for 3 years and still going strong when I sold the bike....
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,298
Posted By Knackers
Yeah yeah. If he was in South America or Africa...

Yeah yeah. If he was in South America or Africa he would be screaming for his travel insurance to get him home by air fastest means possible and fighting NOT to be operated on. :deal
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,298
Posted By Knackers
Jdeks, It is a busted AC joint FFS. Not...

Jdeks,

It is a busted AC joint FFS. Not sure where you get the idea (except for a compliant Thai Doc) that you can't fly. I've read all the crap posted about the insurance.

You are not going...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,236
Posted By Knackers
No bike. But you are always in these KTM v-twin...

No bike. But you are always in these KTM v-twin threads. It must be like crack cocaine. You are permanently in withdrawal. I'm never selling my SE. Your example is enough for me. :D
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By Knackers
Mouse, What KTM did weight and space wise...

Mouse,

What KTM did weight and space wise with the LC8 is pretty special. Water pump and spragg clutch problems noted. I reckon that 800 BMW weighs more than my SE.
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,236
Posted By Knackers
Troy, Do you still own an LC8 based...

Troy,

Do you still own an LC8 based motorcycle? Or even a V Twin? I know as a good looking bastard you have probably had your share of twins, like I have, but they don't count.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
Jesus you bang on about the shock. I've had to...

Jesus you bang on about the shock. I've had to rebuild mine on average every 4000 kms. There is nothing wrong with them! :D
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 330,221
Posted By Knackers
No kms mentioned or year? What about a photo? And...

No kms mentioned or year? What about a photo? And this pearler of a statement

"I would prefer to sell this bike to someone who is specifically looking for this model of bike."

A lot of people...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,049
Posted By Knackers
I was in front of you poofs. My 990 low...

I was in front of you poofs.

My 990 low guard ripped right off and I didn't even notice it due to the twin brake lines. If I was going slower it may have locked.

That 950 was a right off as...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By Knackers
990 and the FI light pretty much flickered on and...

990 and the FI light pretty much flickered on and off and sometimes stayed on with the low octane wire pulled. Other than that noticeable power loss and a bit worse on consumption.
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,982
Posted By Knackers
This

This
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By Knackers
QBE for me. Had a claim when the 990 bottomed...

QBE for me. Had a claim when the 990 bottomed out, side stand hit a rock or something and the engine case got cracked. I actually did not know what caused it but QBE covered it as an accident.
...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,678
Posted By Knackers
http://vomitorium.smugmug.com/Other/desert-08/i-fx...

http://vomitorium.smugmug.com/Other/desert-08/i-fxC8VPX/0/X2/IMG_9915-X2.jpg

Spuds at Pimba

http://vomitorium.smugmug.com/Other/DESERT-TRIP/i-qL8Q5xC/0/X2/A70-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Knackers
I have some very, very secure storage if you need...

I have some very, very secure storage if you need it. It can keep my SE company.
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,431
Posted By Knackers
I stopped to chat with you on the Birdsville...

I stopped to chat with you on the Birdsville Track and you did the same even though we were both mobile. Marketing doesn't affect me much. Now where are my Ralph Lauren slippers and Crystal Champagne?
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,431
Posted By Knackers
I ran out of fuel on the way to work not so long...

I ran out of fuel on the way to work not so long ago. One of the fuel lines had cracked and slowly leaked and I didn't notice it until I refilled. Anyway, the first car that went passed stopped and...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,986
Posted By Knackers
The problem of not using the middle mount is that...

The problem of not using the middle mount is that a decent hit will probably do some serious damage to the oil tank and its mounting - that think is flimsy. Mine is already bent all to hell and I use...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,986
Posted By Knackers
These are the best SE bashplate money can't buy....

These are the best SE bashplate money can't buy. Right Nev :deal Only three in existence.

http://vomitorium.smugmug.com/Other/Hussey-Engineering/i-WVr66pR/0/X2/P9060047-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 27,986
Posted By Knackers
People swear by blackdog but my experience was...

People swear by blackdog but my experience was not so good.

http://vomitorium.smugmug.com/Other/rally/i-Vbk98N8/0/XL/IMG_7074-XL.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20,049
Views: 2,416,703
Posted By Knackers
I buy my king gees with the arse cut out already....

I buy my king gees with the arse cut out already. Saves a lot of effort coz I'm no good at hemming and don't have an overlocker.
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,155
Posted By Knackers
959/990 are the last of the children bred from...

959/990 are the last of the children bred from the ultimate Dakar winning bike. I have my own suspicions about banning twins and then going to 450cc mostly about supporting manufacturers who couldn't...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,251
Posted By Knackers
Sorry Olli. Not a thread to be mucking...

Sorry Olli.

Not a thread to be mucking about in. I do hope you get your bike back in good shape.

If you make it over to Adelaide I'll change your oil and do your valve clearances. I have a...
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,251
Posted By Knackers
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,251
Posted By Knackers
I'm pretty sure I didn't post in that thread. ...

I'm pretty sure I didn't post in that thread.

Hope you get your bike back Olli.

I was joking, look hard in my avatar and you will see that is 950 Super Enduro. I am a bourgeois pig!
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,901
Posted By Knackers
Albert Namatjira painted the McDonalds and...

Albert Namatjira painted the McDonalds and Central Australia. You be thinking of Han Heysen.

(the Macs do look like the Flinders :D)
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,901
Posted By Knackers
Hey Jesper, Whaddaya wear? Jockeys, boxers...

Hey Jesper,

Whaddaya wear? Jockeys, boxers or commando? :ear
Forum: Australia 09-06-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,251
Posted By Knackers
I think we need to address the needs of the poor...

I think we need to address the needs of the poor thieves who have been forced by economic circumstances to break the law. In these stolen bike threads nobody ever thinks of them. The proceeds from a...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,613
Posted By Knackers
Good advice. That goes for any desert or dry...

Good advice. That goes for any desert or dry track, regardless of bike.

But nothing to be scared of. Take two days to get there. I could give you some advice on when to ride faster and when to...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 52,389
Posted By Knackers
GPS is a military system. I could tell you...

GPS is a military system. I could tell you Chalky, but I'd have to lick your face.
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