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Forum: Australia 10-27-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 19,263
Posted By Adrian V
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Forum: Australia 09-23-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,044
Posted By Adrian V
Eh? Too hard Phil Fong

Jeeeesus mate, give the guy a break (no pun intended :wink:) he's had a bad accident and been left with significant rehab issues. If you can't come up with something positive in this situation, why...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By Adrian V
I'll see how it goes.....

Thanks for the replies. I changed the oil/filter, gave it a once over and I'm just going to ride it and see what happens. Funny thing is the carbie was leaking out the overflow as well (float...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By Adrian V
Pissed DRZ400E Dusted the motor what to do/fix and what bits from where?

My bike started playing up part way through a desert trip and eventually ground to a halt 1 day from home. The shop confirmed my suspicions, the valves had closed up (they were way out) and I had no...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,671
Posted By Adrian V
Drz400e

Hi Paul,

Any joy yet on something that will work with an aftermarket DRZ400E top triple clamp?

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Adrian V
Thanks for the input...

Thanks for the input. I think I'll try and replace the O-ring first, is it worthwhile getting a Viton one (size?)?

I'll also check the valve clearances, just in case....

If that fails I'll...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Adrian V
Good info thanks

Thanks for the input. I think I'll try and replace the O-ring first, is it worthwhile getting a Viton one (size?)?

I'll also check the valve clearances, just in case....

If that fails I'll...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Adrian V
Drz400E ailing bike, FCR carbie related, Oz input needed?

<HR style="COLOR: #575757; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Posted in the DRZ400 forum as well, but I probably need some Oz input here.....

I've got a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Adrian V
Ailing bike carby related?

I've got an Oz 400e with the FCR carbie, that started to drip from the overflow tube, part way into a desert trip. The bike ran fine for a few days and only seemed to drip at tick over, so I left it,...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Similar but not quite the same.

Thanks Kenno. Sounds similar, but when I got my bike going it ran fine and was doing 18-20km litre. It overflowed at low revs, but once I revved it everything was fine. Like you I shut the fuel tap...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,749
Posted By Adrian V
Roadgear Carbon Maxx

Excellent, vented, but protective gloves at a good price ($69 US):

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-gloves/roadgear-carbon-maxx-gloves/

Protection on the inside of the wrist as well,...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Nearly made it home....

Well my bike finally quit on me in Wongan Hills, heading up there tomorrow to pick it up. Not sure exactly what's wrong, but it started dripping out of the float bowl overflow somewhere up the Eagle...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
More info re your route up please "A"

I was talking to Dave Ward the other week and he seemed to think that you may have gone up to DQB via the David Carnegie Road, Eagle highway and the Talawana track? We're heading up through there for...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Message for Grumpyoldbstard

Hi Lloyd,

Please check your emails mate, I've just put a fuel order in. I really appreciated your willingness to put your hand up to organise this :freaky.

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 137,725
Posted By Adrian V
Pictures of the 60 degree Optimus round as well please

I'm curious to see what the beam pattern would be for the 60 degree Optimus Round? I realise the 60 degree spread will compromise the distance significantly, but I'm wondering what it would be like...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
G'day Stephen

Yup still keen :clap. I'll send you a pm.

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Nothing like current info.....

G'day Hillbilly,

CC is sounding a bit dodgy for having fuel if you ask me.

Good news that they took the Eagle Highway and the Talawana track :clap . I'll have to quiz them when they get...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Soon....

Soon is a worrying word as well when you are planning on refuelling at CC :D. I'm starting to think I may refuel at Kunawaritji and just top up when I get to Desert Queen baths....
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Thanks Dave...

It would be great to find out which way they went NW from the Mungilli Claypans, hopefully it was the Eagle Highway/Talawana track. Do you have a link for their Spot that you can share?

Cheers,
...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,192
Posted By Adrian V
Talawana track and Eagle Highway

Anyone know the current condition of the Talawana track from Georgina Bore East to the Gary Highway?

I'm also looking for info on the Eagle Highway which goes North from the Mungilli Claypans on...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Adrian V
All good info

That gives me a few options, thanks.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Adrian V
Ordered a VX2

Just ordered a VX2 from Torpedo7, good price:clap.

Hey Numbers, what make of sprockets are you using on your DRZ and where do you get them?

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Australia 07-13-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Adrian V
Laugh Good price

I might give it a try. Anyone had any experience with the VX chain? It's for a DRZ400.
Forum: Australia 07-13-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Adrian V
DID 520VM Xring chain - where to buy?

I need a 120 link DID 520VM chain. Anyone know any good deals at the moment in OZ?

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,065,345
Posted By Adrian V
question for Wayne J

Just curious mate, but what's that orange addition to your headlight cowl? I need something like that!

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Australia 06-28-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,900
Posted By Adrian V
Top job......

:clapBloody brilliant Den, most people in Albany head up the west coast for a bit of R&R in winter and you ride most of the way around OZ.......

Which bit did you enjoy the most?
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 137,725
Posted By Adrian V
How much bigger/heavier?

I'm hoping to find 2 lights that will fit in a particular headlight cowling. Do you know how much bigger/heavier/deeper these 25w lights might be? Are we talking about the Light Canon?

Cheers,
...
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 137,725
Posted By Adrian V
Where did my post go?

Someone other than Cyclops responded to my first post asking if we'd seen the Light Canon and I replied I had but it was too big and that I was hoping something similar would come out with the...
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 137,725
Posted By Adrian V
Elliptical lens/cover option?

I realise that this has been raised before, but given that LED lights are increasingly being used as a replacement for OEM lights, an elliptical version (lens or cover) would be great for a low beam....
Forum: Australia 05-31-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,900
Posted By Adrian V
Have a good trip Dennis et al

Good luck with the trip and take plenty of piccies!

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Australia 05-12-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 122,869
Posted By Adrian V
Good combination

I have a 606 on the back and a 907f (on the front :D). Seems like a good combination to me. Only really tried them in the dry though, weather's turned here now, so plenty of time to try them in the...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 122,869
Posted By Adrian V
MX Extra X

Do you know which of the these tyres are dot? Some of the fronts seem to be,but not sure about the rear?

Cheers,
Adrian
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,365
Posted By Adrian V
Anything like this if you wear a neck brace?

I like the idea of a waterproof neck collar. Does anyone know of one that would work with a neck brace? I suppose it could go over or under the brace, but presumably it's better to have the bottom...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,187
Posted By Adrian V
Lots of fabric

These look like they would be very hot to wear, any feedback on that? That seems a big gap above the knee!.

Cheers,

Adrian
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,671
Posted By Adrian V
Thumb Excellent effort mate

Those lights seem well bright, more than enough for what I'm after:clap. Still wondering though, which combination would be best for night riding in Oz on dirt roads, lots of things jump out at...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,671
Posted By Adrian V
Excellent.....

:clap:clap
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,671
Posted By Adrian V
Excellent!

Great info about the lights! I take it you are happy with that combination :D. Did you give any thought to using 60 and 20 degree lights? Does the combination you are using fill in the middle...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,671
Posted By Adrian V
Question for Motorfiets

I see Vision X offers a range of beam spreads from 10-60 degrees.

Which Vision X lights did you get, the reflectors on yours look different? Have you tested them at night yet?

These may be a...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Adrian V
Too large how?

Do you mean that it is likely to hit the underside of the mudguard on full compression, or that the extra diameter/profile will raise the gearing too much? Couldn't you just put one tooth smaller on...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Adrian V
Any reason for wanting the D952?

As an alternative, what about a Bridgestone ED78? 6ply, proven and Dennis may have a spare? Rocky mountain ATV also do them cheap, you should get it before June.

What are the sidewalls like on...
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