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Forum: Australia Today, 01:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Interesting to see they wish to prohibit lane...

Interesting to see they wish to prohibit lane filtering in 40kmh zones.

No lane filtering in the entire Melbourne CBD and a growing number of inner suburbs...... WTF????
Forum: Australia 06-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Collected my Tiger this morning. Starts and runs...

Collected my Tiger this morning. Starts and runs like a charm :clap

I don't understand how/why but compression was down to 50PSI per cylinder. Mechanics had seen similar issue with a cbr600 a...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I finally gave up and got mine to the mechanics....

I finally gave up and got mine to the mechanics. Fuel pump was pumping (must say filter was filthy when I first got to it), spark was weak and most worrying compression was well down on all three...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,877
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
You've lost that one. Mos posts here when...

You've lost that one.

Mos posts here when folks are buying anything it's all about everyone trying to rip them off and all they care about is the cheapest price. Collectively we are now getting...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,328
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Is it practical to convert the 950 Super Motos...

Is it practical to convert the 950 Super Motos into Super Enduro ?

You'd be hard pressed paying more than $7,500 for a good low km Super Moto leaves a lot of $ for the mods.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Sounds like normal when it cranks. Can crank it...

Sounds like normal when it cranks. Can crank it for what feels like forever and it just won't fire :cry

I've had this happen a couple of times when bike has been left for a while (especially if...
Forum: Australia 05-26-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Sadly no bingo :cry

Sadly no bingo :cry
Forum: Australia 05-25-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
After sitting for three weeks, my 2011 800 XC ABS...

After sitting for three weeks, my 2011 800 XC ABS will not start :eek1

The engine will crank freely but it just will not fire.

I've tried new fuel, battery is fully charged, swapped over to the...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,129
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Did someone say it was cold? This ice...

Did someone say it was cold?

This ice formed on my Scrambler on the ride from Delegate to Bombala to get fuel.

...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,129
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Me - pub :clap

Me - pub :clap
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,129
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Already gawn.

Already gawn.
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
It's easy enough to crack $1k if you take it to...

It's easy enough to crack $1k if you take it to the evil empire.

Sheesh, they even quoted $1k plus for a major service on my scrambler....:eek1

No surprise I went elsewhere.
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I vote fuel.

I vote fuel.
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,483
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
WTF.? Live your own life, feck off and let...

WTF.? Live your own life, feck off and let others make their own choices....
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Thanks guys. Good thing I didn't talk my...

Thanks guys.

Good thing I didn't talk my gravel hating super bike riding buddies into doing it on Saturday.....:rofl
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Shelly-Jingellic Rd

Is the Shelly-Jingellic Rd sealed all the way or is there a dirt section?

Road past over Easter didn't get the chance to go for a look.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Please provide links to these documented cases. ...

Please provide links to these documented cases.

The only reference to cylinder head damage I can find is from a few years ago where a Tiger fitted with Heppco Becker crash bars was t-boned by a...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 994,812
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
2015 Classic Custom Japanese Motorcycle Club Spectacular (Melbourne)

A few photos from today's CCJMC 2015 Spectacular held in Melbourne.

http://scaredofthedirt.smugmug.com/Other/CCJMC-2015-Bike-Show/i-2qCVvHd/0/L/P1050021-L.jpg...
Forum: Photos 03-07-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
2015 Classic Custom Japanese Mtorcycle Club Spectacular (Melbourne, OZ).

The ride across town to the 2015 Classic Custom Japanese Motorcycle Club Spectacular at Austrian Club in Heidelberg West had all the feel of the opening credits of Wild Hogs. :rofl<?xml:namespace...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Sheesh the yoof of today....when I was a lad, we...

Sheesh the yoof of today....when I was a lad, we didn't need no nanny state nursemaids to fix our mocycles, we'd just use fence wire and dried grass....:rofl
Forum: Road Warriors 02-09-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 154,865
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
I may be a little late to the party but I brought...

I may be a little late to the party but I brought this home yesterday. :D


http://scaredofthedirt.smugmug.com/Other/Stuff/i-5W9r6zn/0/L/P1030178-L.jpg...
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 02-09-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 135,024
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Car Battery.

Taken from a 2008 Falcon G6E Turbo.

Battery holds charge and cranks the car well but voltage drops below system threshold on start up (which means car starts shutting systems down - why the...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,666
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Have you done your sums? How many km do you...

Have you done your sums?

How many km do you do?

Even if you save money per km is it gonna be worth the hassle?

Two extra things to consider - excise is ramping up on LPG so the differential...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,129
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Is Russ going to manage the accomodation and...

Is Russ going to manage the accomodation and dinner numbers again? :clap

I will grab a twin room again. :D
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,787
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
:clap

:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22,298
Views: 4,396,148
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
First Oz XCX delivered on Monday. Calling Mr...

First Oz XCX delivered on Monday.

Calling Mr Chris to the batphone......:evil
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
dunno, maybe you're looking at a different tab to...

dunno, maybe you're looking at a different tab to me or learnt to read a different English but when I click the tab to order a catalog it clearly lists the price as $0.00 excluding shipping.....:ear
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,118
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
:clap:clap:clap Never understood the love...

:clap:clap:clap

Never understood the love and legend of the Tinaldra pub having stayed there 5-6 times overs the years since 1991 it was always pretty dire. Oh man, freezing through a winters...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Went his morning. Easily filled in three hours or...

Went his morning. Easily filled in three hours or so.

The many of the stand folk have gotten a lot better at engaging with the paying public. The people at Triumph and Touratech were particularly...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Three weeks ago it was like riding on the Hume :D

Three weeks ago it was like riding on the Hume :D
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,161
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Yeah gosh darn young un showing showing some...

Yeah gosh darn young un showing showing some emotion. How dare he! It's an outrage! It's un Oztrawlin....:rofl

Guess he hasn't had the full supercar driver training yet to become oh so...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Oh boy, I can't wait for your posts when it...

Oh boy, I can't wait for your posts when it starts using oil in about 25,000km....:rofl
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,254
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
:clap For me 2wheels peaked in the early...

:clap

For me 2wheels peaked in the early 1990s. Since the bear did his usual thing and buggeredoff most of the 1990s Two Wheels crew have resurfaced at Australian Road Rider. Sorta has that old...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,254
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
In a similar vein, how much longer can 2wheels...

In a similar vein, how much longer can 2wheels limp on?

Got the latest issue in the post this week, it's lost even more pages so it's gone back to staples. Not being mean, but I find there's more...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,148
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Nothing much of interest from Triumph at...

Nothing much of interest from Triumph at intermot.

If they repeat at Milan, I may just be visiting the local Ducati shop for a look see.
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,885
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
One of the old boys I ride with bought one of...

One of the old boys I ride with bought one of them when he could no longer swing his leg over a traditional bike seat.

Punts along well enough to keep up at legal speeds and rides the thing all...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,404
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Now waiting for the safety nannies at the state...

Now waiting for the safety nannies at the state level to rewrite or introduce new requirements to over ride the federal decision.....:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
Have you tried mtcexhausts.com? There was...

Have you tried mtcexhausts.com?

There was talk on tiger800.co.uk of them making full systems a couple of years back.

I've been running one of their slip ons for a while now. Nice.
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
google is your friend. ...

google is your friend. http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney-city/video-cameras/drift-ghost-s-video-camera/1052846392

I dunno maybe go old skool and pic a phone and make some calls....:gerg
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 184,071
Posted By Scaredofthedirt
If gobal reports ring true. Same engine. Same...

If gobal reports ring true. Same engine. Same frame. Same suspension. Different body work (arguably uglier), more money, a slightly larger fuel tank. Not a lot to tempt an upgrade...
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