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Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19,758
Views: 2,391,125
Posted By curlysurfer
I wander through the pickles/manheim/ebay/gumtree...

I wander through the pickles/manheim/ebay/gumtree for sale sections dreaming away money that I don't have. I came across this government auction site flogging Hummers and other ex military goodies.
...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
I've often wondered about this, as we've been...

I've often wondered about this, as we've been doing it for ages in the MTB area, but haven't been game to cross over as the consequences are a tad higher.

alot of the tubeless kits run a latex...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
Hodaka anyone? ...

Hodaka anyone?

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brunswick/collectables/vintage-hadaka-motorcycle-and-parts/1070784813
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,917
Posted By curlysurfer
layed the 525 over to do a clutch plate change...

layed the 525 over to do a clutch plate change over. Easy job, leave the oil in, no mess, dozen bolts or so, icy beer...., and the last bolt to go in decided to drop itself down the crankcase.
...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
looks like a pretty much complete scrapper? ...

looks like a pretty much complete scrapper?

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1982-Honda-XL250R-VMX-Classic-Bush-Basher-Cafe-Project-/301505953396?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item463327be74
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
Live the dream on this ...

Live the dream on this

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ct110-salt-lake-racer-project-/291370332800?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item43d7067280
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Honda-MT125-KO-Elsinore...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Honda-MT125-KO-Elsinore-1974-project-bike-not-running-but-good-compression-/331468391853?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item4d2d0e45ad

and this one is more than triple the price...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Suzuki-RL250-Project-Bi...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Suzuki-RL250-Project-Bikes-x-2-/321657881088?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item4ae44dc200
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Moto-Morini-Camel-501-1...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Moto-Morini-Camel-501-1985-Enduro-Trail-/291348631436?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item43d5bb4f8c
Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks mate, I'll pass. My scooter will just pull...

Thanks mate, I'll pass. My scooter will just pull 110, but dragging that thing would make a scary ride extra interesting.

I like how they use a 10 year old in what could be determined suggestive...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/middle-swan/other-m...

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/middle-swan/other-motorcycles-scooters/motorcycle-cargo-trailer/1050169564?utm_source=criteo&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=LF-automotive&mpch=ads

Some of you...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By curlysurfer
Just watched this again, and only just noticed...

Just watched this again, and only just noticed the 'studded' tyres at 8:20
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By curlysurfer
WOW, some of you guys are OLD. :D I didn't...

WOW, some of you guys are OLD. :D

I didn't know they had gopro's back then, like in the dark ages I mean :lol3

'59, I think my Dad would've been hunting around test driving a few models looking...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,917
Posted By curlysurfer
nothing happens quick in my place, THis...

nothing happens quick in my place,
THis morning, 2 XR400 frames and bits went off to the grit blaster,
Last night buttoned up the 525 ready for a Blue slip.

Bought a new helmet as the last one...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 577,764
Posted By curlysurfer
I have one of his books here and every now and...

I have one of his books here and every now and then get it out and flick through for a laugh at our language and how it can be misunderstood or manipulated into reading in a different context.
...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,917
Posted By curlysurfer
Yeah I think this guy just thought "it starts so...

Yeah I think this guy just thought "it starts so must be ok"

Oh and I put swapped a tray for my tub on the Navara, less crying when I scratch the tray with tools, bikes etc. Straight swap no...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,997
Views: 577,764
Posted By curlysurfer
http://vimeo.com/113158655 not a bike, but...

http://vimeo.com/113158655

not a bike, but what an engine.
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 14,917
Posted By curlysurfer
TIG repaired rusted frames on 2 XR400 frames...

TIG repaired rusted frames on 2 XR400 frames ready for blast n paint.
Whiist on the torch the postie arrived with the clutch master cylinder kit for the new to me 525.

Fixed a hand-me-down twin...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,361
Posted By curlysurfer
I can't ride for shit, never done a track day,...

I can't ride for shit, never done a track day, although I have rounded up a few roadies (pedal Powered) on my knobbied MTB, and had a freaking ball on road slicks on the same mountain bike, so I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,393,757
Posted By curlysurfer
adv comes to the rescue once again. pulled...

adv comes to the rescue once again.

pulled and cleaned all plugs behind headlight, and under seat. fixed 2 rubbed wires at tailight, and voila, a dozen starts and fuse in tact. I will have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,393,757
Posted By curlysurfer
Thanks Leggo and Sweetlou, just got some...

Thanks Leggo and Sweetlou,

just got some contact cleaner, scourer, vaseline, and 6 beers. I'll report back.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,393,757
Posted By curlysurfer
Starter Fuse

It's official, I've converted to the orange side. The V-strom is gone, the Xr4 is going up for sale, and an 06 model 525 is in the garage. woo fricken hoo for the magic button and modern supenders!
...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 253,959
Posted By curlysurfer
I do a bit of night mtb riding, and these aren't...

I do a bit of night mtb riding, and these aren't much chop. You can much better bang (or lumens) for your buck from ebay, search for xml cree bike light. Half our bunch ride with these type and we...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 82,398
Posted By curlysurfer
thanks guys, had a look there and found the US/UK...

thanks guys, had a look there and found the US/UK repairers, Aus section there would be a good start thanks.

I have had a bit of a google and found the fix, contemplating doing it my self,...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 82,398
Posted By curlysurfer
So searching for clutch chudder, which mine does,...

So searching for clutch chudder, which mine does, comes up with a dude in the state and another gezzer in the uk, but nothing in this thread??

that'll repair or exchange your clutch basket with...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,009
Posted By curlysurfer
Cheers, more lurking/searching!

Cheers, more lurking/searching!
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,009
Posted By curlysurfer
Hijack - where'd the other vstrom thread go? just...

Hijack - where'd the other vstrom thread go? just went through each page and it's done the Harold

I'm looking for info on clutch chudder repair, I thought I could live with it,...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,749
Posted By curlysurfer
All good on the finds, I was just dreaming about...

All good on the finds, I was just dreaming about my next bike, spending money that I don't have on starting projects before the others are finished :D

Yep a lot of front ends, and the PD100 I put...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
Toy hauler

http://www.manheim.com.au/recreation/4197691/2013-rockwood-freedom-off-road-toy-hauler-camper-trailer-atm-2-535kg?referringPage=SearchResults
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.manheim.com.au/recreation/4198684/1989-...

http://www.manheim.com.au/recreation/4198684/1989-bmw-980cc-motorcycle?referringPage=SearchResults
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,749
Posted By curlysurfer
http://www.manheim.com.au/recreation/4180112/2013-...

http://www.manheim.com.au/recreation/4180112/2013-kawasaki-ninja-ex650-green-motorcycle?referringPage=SearchResults
...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,030
Posted By curlysurfer
izzat a bike float for the cape?

izzat a bike float for the cape?
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,030
Posted By curlysurfer
^^^^ That Bighorn looks the business! May...

^^^^ That Bighorn looks the business!

May as well add

"I'VE GOT A"

in front of BIGHORN :rofl
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 51,703
Posted By curlysurfer
Absolutely brilliant! Glad your home safe and...

Absolutely brilliant!
Glad your home safe and with a successful run too. You've certainly set the bar high, maybe so high that only a select few (not me) will try and match, or say "we were only...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 51,703
Posted By curlysurfer
Wonder if he ran a tube down his leg to piss...

Wonder if he ran a tube down his leg to piss while sitting on or just under the speed limit?

and ummmmm what colour do ya's reckon that piss will be?:D
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 51,703
Posted By curlysurfer
GOOO Nads!

GOOO Nads!
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,030
Posted By curlysurfer
Hmmmmmm Thursday. all ears, just remember I've...

Hmmmmmm Thursday. all ears, just remember I've got to travel from Bateau Bay if there are any ridiculous start times.
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 503,604
Posted By curlysurfer
Even I couldn't fuck something up this much?...

Even I couldn't fuck something up this much? maybe??

http://www.pickles.com.au/damaged-salvage/item/-/details/NO-C-P/970127621

If only it had a compliance plate........
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By curlysurfer
Not quite Western Sydney, but I had good results...

Not quite Western Sydney, but I had good results with Hypoformance (http://www.hypoformance.com.au/#/page/61e7/welcome-to-hypoformance-race-engines-and-engineering/)

$100 cash for single pot....
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,043
Posted By curlysurfer
the best $235 I have spent to help keep the kids...

the best $235 I have spent to help keep the kids amused for long trips....
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