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Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
And another Spondon framed one on (fill in)bay...

And another Spondon framed one on (fill in)bay here (http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Honda-CBX-/370634323825?pt=US_motorcycles&hash=item564b86f771#ht_500wt_922)
This one goes to prove that a truckload...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 147,339
Posted By macdesign
My DR windshield

I posted this on another thread before I realised I probably should have stuck it up here.
Anyway, here's my WIP version of a DR windshield.
I made it so that it can be modded/trimmed to suit a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,905
Posted By macdesign
Something I knocked up

Here's my version of what I need to protect all the gear that I want to mount behind a windscreen.
http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww57/macinoz/Mac%20Fairing/BikefairingInfoanddimensions.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Cheers Snowy! Nice to see someone attacking a...

Cheers Snowy!
Nice to see someone attacking a great Aussie track instead of .....
:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,123,018
Posted By macdesign
I hope I don't stuff this up

I've just been "ticked off" for posting a WTB request in the wrong thread, so I'm hoping that someone here can help, one way or another.
I'm after a/some worn, preferably, 45T sprocket(s) for an LC...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Nah, she was all bright 'n' shiny 'n' new ........

Nah, she was all bright 'n' shiny 'n' new ..... unless the guys at Mick Hones had given it a serious bashing straight out of the crate and then fixed her up before handing it over!! :evil
I'll get...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Damn this is getting curioser and curioser. The...

Damn this is getting curioser and curioser.
The battery in the camera is flat but I'll set it up on the tripod tomorrow to show you that mine isn't.
I guess I really need to get the front wheel on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Hear, hear :rofl

Hear, hear :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
The question is - Why doesn't Suzuki line the...

The question is - Why doesn't Suzuki line the standard wheel up with the centreline of the bike even though there is loads of clearance on the LH side to do so?
It seems that the pics you've posted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Rear wheel alignment

The pig is getting a refresh.
It's getting, amongst a bunch of other stuff, a KTM 640 front end, with a 3.5x17" wheel as well as a 4.25x17" rea
I put in the rear wheel, which was assembled using...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Lex, not to be at odds with ADV8 but my memory of...

Lex, not to be at odds with ADV8 but my memory of those days differs a little from his.
Maybe it's because we were in different places. I was in Melbourne.
I earned my patch in a club that was ~70...
Forum: Asia 11-10-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By macdesign
Thanks

Thanks Herc.
It certainly looks like you provide a whole heap of fun for those that get over there and can get to the "right" island.
As it's still a few months away I'm sure that by looking and...
Forum: Asia 11-10-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By macdesign
Mindanao and Bohol

My partner and I will be in Mindanoa (Oroquieta City) and Bohol (Tagbilaran City) in April next year.
She has been on the back of my GSX1400 (the DR650 is barely big enough for me :rofl ) and is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,497
Posted By macdesign
Thanks for the info

Thanks for that ADV8 ..... and eakins!
It took a while but we got the answer.

I've currently got a Motomaster 320 disc and 4 pot caliper, a Brembo KTM 640 master cylinder, a HEL braided steel...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
Blah blah blah

Carpy this .... Carpy that ..... Carpy blah blah blah .......
For gods sake, this guy has been turned in some sort of myth that walks on water.
Some of his bikes and bits are good, some are plain...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
Oh dear lord!!! :lol3 I haven't pissed myself...

Oh dear lord!!! :lol3
I haven't pissed myself laughing that much since my sister cut her finger off.:rofl

Is it an animated documentary?:evil
Regardless, it's Grammy material:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,497
Posted By macdesign
Master cylinder swap

Someone a while back swapped a smaller bore diameter front brake master cylinder onto the DR, from an ATV I think, but I can't find any posts relating to it.
Can anyone refresh my memory?
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
I really like that Lynx unit, and it appears well...

I really like that Lynx unit, and it appears well thought out and probably damn good quality too, BUT no matter how I do the math it comes up being very exy.
I mean, it's 10% of what you buy an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
An old but great post about NSU's

This is an old post by someone whom I can't remember but it's accurate and worth reading if you're thinking about removing the NSU.

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Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 38,754
Posted By macdesign
What about a road only set up?

Let's establish one thing up front - My DR doesn't see any dirt at all.
It's a city commuter, which is currently being made even more so (read - being motarded), and a damn good one at that
So, I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
The definitve answer

chieftain, thank you so much for bringing some clarity to the seemingly endless argument.

Based on your words of wisdom, and great pic, my new wallpaper
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
I love a good, but useless, argument!

Nah! I love a good inconclusive argument amongst faceless inmates about something that is 99% subjective almost as much as I love jehu's contributions. :evil
Gentlemen, come out fighting:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Yep, what justscoutin said!!!! And that's...

Yep, what justscoutin said!!!!

And that's coming from someone who's had a couple of heart "events".
BUT it did make laugh hearing that poor bastard puff and pant trying to get his bike to the top...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
Somewhere there's a Ducati owner shaking his head...

Somewhere there's a Ducati owner shaking his head that he didn't think of it first!!:rofl

That's about the first Ducati I've seen that I like:evil
By and large they are waaaay too pretty and far...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
Thanks to some and Far Queue to others.

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Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
[quote=JNRobert]Very nice, although there's...

[quote=JNRobert]Very nice, although there's obviously no oil in those crankcases :D quote]
REOOOOW!!!!! :rofl:rofl
Triton - giving grown men a legitimate reason for spending most of their lives out...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
In Rookeland form reigns over function every...

In Rookeland form reigns over function every time.
I think a lot of his stuff looks OK and most of it is a show case for the engineering/fabrication talent that builds them BUT I wouldn't be game to...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 90,830
Posted By macdesign
WTF?!:huh Am I missing something ...... in this...

WTF?!:huh
Am I missing something ...... in this KTM folding mirror thread?:eek1
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,118
Posted By macdesign
Just asking ..

Is the definition of being a "spammer" putting your goods in a vendors forum even if you're a vendor?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
:rofl-> "non cafe racer alert! avert your eyes if...

:rofl-> "non cafe racer alert! avert your eyes if needed."
non cafer racer ..... cafe racer ....whatever ... it's nice
..and as always - Thanks jehu
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
:nod WANT :nod

:nod WANT :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
Mr. Irving would be chuffed. :1drink

Mr. Irving would be chuffed. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 55,334
Posted By macdesign
Sachs Madass Headlights?

I'm in awe of all the talent and great ideas out there!
Great work guys and thanks for the immense pool of ideas for me to whittle away at my own version.
To be honest I'm heading down the same...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
"In the spirit of poking fun.....This started as...

"In the spirit of poking fun.....This started as a 1989 CB1"

...and it's a damn nice piece of gear.
I really like the front end and bracketry and side covers etc.
Well done.
So, do you ride it...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
Definition and having a giggle.

:roflWhy not!? They're sooo passionate about it :evil and sometimes it's fun poking at a bees nest and running like blazes!!!

In my world a caferacer sits beside a superbike sits beside a motard...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
What's this?

It's sort of a nicer version of Baron Margo's steampunk thingy
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
GSXR 1000 Muffler flanges

I bit the bullet and ordered a piece of 6mm 304 Stainless Steel, drew up a dwg file and ordered a bunch of them from the watercutter!
If anyone is after one they're yours for $35 plus whatever it...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 3,362,547
Posted By macdesign
Top that!!!

I'll be hog tied and f@rked by rattlesnakes!!!!:eek1
Is this guy serious? :grim
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
GSXR1000 stainless steel exhaust flanges

I'm actually waiting for some other stuff to be supplied to Keintech so they can on-ship to me.
Unfortunately I need the two flanges for another project that needs to be finished before the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 99,952
Views: 19,195,236
Posted By macdesign
GSXR1000 stainless steel exhaust flanges needed

I posted this in the Oz Wanted forum but I'm getting a wee bit desperate so I'll post it here too and hope it doesn't get anyones nose out of joint -

I'm sure someone must have knocked up a few of...
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