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Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,985,702
Posted By farcall
I PM'd site admin a link to your post. Hope it...

I PM'd site admin a link to your post. Hope it gets sorted.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,985,702
Posted By farcall
Screens

There is poll over at HP2 Enduro that may interest some.

http://www.hp2enduro.com/hp2e_plugins/forum/forum_viewtopic.php?3428.0#post_3430
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,427
Views: 964,838
Posted By farcall
Spot on Tags. And its called isolation. No fuel...

Spot on Tags. And its called isolation. No fuel stops for 1000kms also means no food, no water and no automobile club recovery services.

Space over the rear subframe is needed for food, water,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5,427
Views: 964,838
Posted By farcall
Sorry... I missed that post (now quoted). ...

Sorry... I missed that post (now quoted).

The KLR seat height is 35". The R1200GSA is nearly 36". A mate and I owned KLR's & GSA's and we've done thousands of km's on them - more than 75%...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5,427
Views: 964,838
Posted By farcall
How tall do you reckon the bloke second from...

How tall do you reckon the bloke second from right is?

5'6". Paulo Gonclaves.
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 361,379
Posted By farcall
Thanks fella's. I'll report back about the...

Thanks fella's.

I'll report back about the LED H4 globes. I've got one fitted in HP2... high beam depth is marginally better than halogen but 'spread' is brilliant. Just what I was after to help...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 361,379
Posted By farcall
Thanks doc. I'll flick AndyK a pm but I see...

Thanks doc.

I'll flick AndyK a pm but I see he hasn't checked in for 18 months.
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 361,379
Posted By farcall
Getting there

Boano front end fitted.
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-RmJzQ6n/0/L/i-RmJzQ6n-L.jpg

I've ditched the Boano twin brake lines and will do a custom brake line setup which mimics Honda's OEM...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By farcall
I'm leaning towards air, which means you'll have...

I'm leaning towards air, which means you'll have to open up the airbox.

Pic of my old setup here - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25476307&postcount=48

Can you easily refit the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 5,184,270
Posted By farcall
Wolfman Expedition. Looks like the large version....

Wolfman Expedition. Looks like the large version.

http://wolfmanluggage.com/products/large-expedition-tank-bag
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,295
Posted By farcall
40 litres for me thanks Chris. Two of us will be...

40 litres for me thanks Chris. Two of us will be heading home via Plumridge Lakes & Laverton so we'll need 20 each (approx 950kms for our Kal > Lav route :eek1 )
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9,132
Views: 660,977
Posted By farcall
Ditto merry Christmas to all and hope to get out...

Ditto merry Christmas to all and hope to get out a bit more on my refurbished AT.

Its been months since these two went up on the benches for a major strip down
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 5,184,270
Posted By farcall
Nice work. :clap Not so common to see a TT...

Nice work. :clap

Not so common to see a TT 43ltr tank :thumb (got one myself)... and bikini fork guards :huh :D
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 273,889
Posted By farcall
Better add Honda XRV750 Africa Twin to the...

Better add Honda XRV750 Africa Twin to the list... post #1729

And BMW HP2 Enduro (no pics though)
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,295
Posted By farcall
Try this RR Dennis -...

Try this RR Dennis - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609302

or maybe this one - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=445325

Edit: my mistake - these RR's are Old...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,295
Posted By farcall
Following up on Kev's contact... I spoke to...

Following up on Kev's contact...

I spoke to Barbara today and she said the Muster will be held 17-19 April 2015 and ~1000 people are expected to show up. The organisers will have cleaned up...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By farcall
This is a very good read about an extended trip...

This is a very good read about an extended trip in and around Oz. His may not be the same motivation as yours but worth reading anyway IMHO.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=116544
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,460
Posted By farcall
What's the one that goes something like 'son,...

What's the one that goes something like 'son, you've got 2 heads and only one of them has got brains in it'? :ear
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,460
Posted By farcall
IMHO :lol3

IMHO

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 273,889
Posted By farcall
Africa Twin

Fitted the LED H4's to my 2001 XRV750 Africa Twin this week. Very straight forward process apart from needing three hands to get the LED set screw past the Honda headlight rubber boot.

Pics of...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,460
Posted By farcall
What could possibly go wrong

What could possibly go wrong
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,333
Posted By farcall
Hi Adam Do Sena sell a separate...

Hi Adam

Do Sena sell a separate cradle/clamp? I'd like to use the 20S on both my off-road and road helmets by simply swapping the BT module.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9,132
Views: 660,977
Posted By farcall
:thumb Will confirm soon. Hey...

:thumb Will confirm soon.

Hey Neil(action). You still got that local butcher who does the killer chilli/spicy snags? I've been asked to find out :evil
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9,132
Views: 660,977
Posted By farcall
Got a roster to check first... approx time in the...

Got a roster to check first... approx time in the arvo please Kev?

Howard, shall we skip the 21st and make it to Kevs instead?
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 27,668
Posted By farcall
+1000 I was hoping you'd throw Challa into...

+1000

I was hoping you'd throw Challa into the ring. Only 60 clicks from Mt Magnet.

Would be good to see Ash & your sis again.
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 27,668
Posted By farcall
Jaurdi is a good pick. Mt Elvire is another...

Jaurdi is a good pick.

Mt Elvire is another possibilty.

http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-6gLpjZN/0/L/i-6gLpjZN-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 5,184,270
Posted By farcall
View from another country

Vale Jim.

Jim's contributions to this thread were polite, inclusive and balanced - no doubt a true reflection of his character... nothing but total respect from me.

RIP
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,863
Posted By farcall
Only got to use the powder a couple of times...

Only got to use the powder a couple of times before losing the bottle. :baldy Used turps after that. Spose there could have been some chem reaction between NoToil and turps. :dunno
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,863
Posted By farcall
Four years of using NoToil on this Unifilter....

Four years of using NoToil on this Unifilter. Have only ever used turps to clean it. I now use Unifilter oil on my new Unifilter. Will report back in 4 years.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,985,702
Posted By farcall
Noel works in remote West Oz (no internet) for...

Noel works in remote West Oz (no internet) for weeks at a time.

No idea what he paid for the screen but this looks like the brand http://www.dartflyscreens.com/au/welcome.html.

Noel... how...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 600,366
Posted By farcall
Scotts Steering Damper

Just the steering damper with link arm attached.

I've got the tower and mount plate.

PM is best thanks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,427
Views: 964,838
Posted By farcall
In respect to your waves comment, particularly...

In respect to your waves comment, particularly that Honda may be starting a second (or new) wave with this bike, I fully agree.

As for North American being late to parties, I have no idea. But...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,166
Posted By farcall
Would this be a pass with the German authorities?...

Would this be a pass with the German authorities?

I put a couple of desktop cable ports (for computer cables) in the airbox. Fitted them upside down. Being upside down gives a lip which I...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 361,379
Posted By farcall
From another thread a week ago... ...

From another thread a week ago...



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Not till 2045 for you :D.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By farcall
From my camper trailer days I learnt that the...

From my camper trailer days I learnt that the denser the foam, the more comfortable it will be... and the more expensive it will be. Denser foam will rollup bigger though. Clark Rubber is the place...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By farcall
I believe its a Honda XRV650 RD03 Africa Twin......

I believe its a Honda XRV650 RD03 Africa Twin... errr, I'll have another crack. Honda XRV750 RD04. Thanks Doc. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14,320
Views: 5,184,270
Posted By farcall
Watching with interest E-Bum. Thanks for posting.

Watching with interest E-Bum. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By farcall
Mmmm... foreground. You've captured the extremely...

Mmmm... foreground. You've captured the extremely rare Blue Bottlebrush Opener shrub :lol3


Good luck J_B.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,295
Posted By farcall
No hate involved GOB - the more the better I...

No hate involved GOB - the more the better I reckon. Early August is icy cold out there and early May usually isn't... simple as that. The Border Run never came into the discussion but in hindsight,...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,295
Posted By farcall
Only if you include the trek bloggers sightseeing...

Only if you include the trek bloggers sightseeing detours.

Hope your back probs are mostly gone by May next year. Not a lot of fun riding out there with a dicky back.
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