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Forum: Australia Today, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By ECKS-Man
Mmmmm, yup, I'd love one for trail riding!...

Mmmmm, yup, I'd love one for trail riding! Finally Suzuki gets their crap in A pile with this bike! Not a DRZ or DR replacement though... Built for a different purpose.
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By ECKS-Man
First annual Bylong ADV rally?

First annual Bylong ADV rally?
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 02:45 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 115,134
Posted By ECKS-Man
Mate, if you're chucking them anyway I'll...

Mate, if you're chucking them anyway I'll probably take them, where in Sydney are you? Got contacts here & there who will pick up for me.
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,916
Posted By ECKS-Man
Here ya go Doc: ...

Here ya go Doc:

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mudgee/motorcycles/suzuki-dr-250/1059187266

These models were a good thing, not that far removed from the "current" model!
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,124
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yes mate, worth a try at least, simple fix if...

Yes mate, worth a try at least, simple fix if that is the problem, and eliminates a potential problem if that's not it.
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,124
Posted By ECKS-Man
Check your spark plug, see my post back a page or...

Check your spark plug, see my post back a page or 2!
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 18,780
Views: 2,244,470
Posted By ECKS-Man
When we were kids we were walking on my uncle's...

When we were kids we were walking on my uncle's farm when we came across a brown snake. We all stopped and waited for my dad who was just behind us, when this snake started standing up and coming...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By ECKS-Man
SC for President! :lol3

SC for President! :lol3
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,168
Posted By ECKS-Man
Bloody awesome, well done lads!! :clap

Bloody awesome, well done lads!! :clap
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,600
Posted By ECKS-Man
That reminds me Troy, when are you finishing The...

That reminds me Troy, when are you finishing The Adventures Of... ? Now that should be a book!
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,267
Posted By ECKS-Man
What you talking about Troy? That bike is at...

What you talking about Troy? That bike is at least 15km long, according to the scale of the map... :deal

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Talbotville-Rally/i-QLvMLzD/0/X2/IMG_2698-X2.jpg

:huh
...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,677
Posted By ECKS-Man
How is the market in used children at the moment?...

How is the market in used children at the moment? Have you considered parting it out? :evil
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,575
Posted By ECKS-Man
:deal Troy, I'm so pleased you're here to...

:deal

Troy, I'm so pleased you're here to explain the details of this to us, NOW it all makes sense! :lol3
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By ECKS-Man
Disconnect/bypass the sidestand cutout switch,...

Disconnect/bypass the sidestand cutout switch, they are a menace. They go to a connection under the seat from memory, just put a loop of wire across it to short it and remove the actual switch itself.
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,916
Posted By ECKS-Man
Interested...

Interested...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18,780
Views: 2,244,470
Posted By ECKS-Man
In recent years I have marked out the locations...

In recent years I have marked out the locations for several arrays which are well clear of all buildings (orientated to true north for maximum efficiency). I think it is the best solution for exactly...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18,780
Views: 2,244,470
Posted By ECKS-Man
My parents have the solar system on their shed,...

My parents have the solar system on their shed, away from the house itself. Seems to be the trend lately, either have an array separate to the house or on a nearby shed, meaning the house can be...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,260
Posted By ECKS-Man
They hold their value amazingly well, you will...

They hold their value amazingly well, you will most likely be between $4000 and $5000 in my opinion. You may be able to jag one in the high $3000's if you are really lucky. There are some really poor...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18,780
Views: 2,244,470
Posted By ECKS-Man
My parents are (well and truly) off grid, about...

My parents are (well and truly) off grid, about 30km south-west of Eden, NSW. They use a combination of generator and solar with a bank of batteries sourced from remote solar-powered Telstra...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,124
Posted By ECKS-Man
Thanks Nev, I'm still hopeful that the cause is...

Thanks Nev, I'm still hopeful that the cause is the forks being stuck in the triple clamps. Might investigate that further by removing the forks entirely - should be easier to check whether they are...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,853
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yep, I'm with you, those stupid feckers are...

Yep, I'm with you, those stupid feckers are unpredictable. I've had three bad experiences hitting skippies and have come to the conclusion that you have to assume they're out to get you all the damn...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,124
Posted By ECKS-Man
Tried the usual, then with one bloke on the wheel...

Tried the usual, then with one bloke on the wheel & the other on the bars. Wedged the triples open slightly but they were still tight. Forks being bent is not out of the question given the accident 3...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,124
Posted By ECKS-Man
Quick question: if the bar/wheel alignment is out...

Quick question: if the bar/wheel alignment is out of whack, what is the best way to straighten? We tried loosening the fork bolts on the triple clamps, the axle nut and lock bolts, had two burly...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 920,316
Posted By ECKS-Man
A little Sundy Arvo ride. ...

A little Sundy Arvo ride.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1006083

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/31/3ebaba40581ef0a72ff7837d1a53900c.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By ECKS-Man
Sunny Sundy Arvo

No, not sundry avocados, Sundy arvo (Sunday afternoon)!

This morning I decided to finally deal with the massive and ugly numberplate and rear blinker assembly. Some small blinkers on custom right...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,260
Posted By ECKS-Man
Made up a new numberplate bracket this morning to...

Made up a new numberplate bracket this morning to replace the stock abomination! Stock version on the right, my version on the left:
...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,888
Posted By ECKS-Man
Nothing wrong, the Twelve Mile goes around to the...

Nothing wrong, the Twelve Mile goes around to the back (Cudegong) side of the dam. Dripstone road is my pick on the other side, leads to other roads further south towards Kerrs Creek and Euchareena....
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,888
Posted By ECKS-Man
Great stuff!

Great stuff!
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,888
Posted By ECKS-Man
A bit, mostly on mates properties or out Twelve...

A bit, mostly on mates properties or out Twelve Mile, maybe Dripstone on the back roads. Keep your eyes open for rides at Catombal, that's the pick of spots to ride around here, especially on a...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 11,888
Posted By ECKS-Man
Welcome, I'm in Wello too!

Welcome, I'm in Wello too!
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 43,896
Posted By ECKS-Man
Sounds legit!:lol3

Sounds legit!:lol3
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,168
Posted By ECKS-Man
And lots of swears! (We were next to Gadget's...

And lots of swears! (We were next to Gadget's tent more often than not as the mousses were changed!) :evil
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18,780
Views: 2,244,470
Posted By ECKS-Man
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 46,321
Posted By ECKS-Man
Check again guys, there's one showing on my...

Check again guys, there's one showing on my screen as 8 minutes ago. (A fair gap between spots though.)
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 56,124
Posted By ECKS-Man
Greetings, oh learned XR ones! Spend half of...

Greetings, oh learned XR ones! Spend half of Sunday getting a 98 XR600 going after a 3-year rest in the shed. Immediately before it's 3-year rest, it had an argument with a piece of fencing wire that...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,250
Posted By ECKS-Man
Who, me? :evil Let's be honest Olddog, can...

Who, me? :evil

Let's be honest Olddog, can you really compete with...

http://i998.photobucket.com/albums/af110/zzjallan/stock%20photos/9e2774c5.png

Now THERE's an Augmented reality!
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,250
Posted By ECKS-Man
To be fair Troy, given some of the photos of you...

To be fair Troy, given some of the photos of you floating around hereabouts, perhaps one photo of Olddog loses a bit of significance? :deal
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 24,816
Posted By ECKS-Man
I'm over the moon this week, I was emailed by Mr...

I'm over the moon this week, I was emailed by Mr Ban Ki-Moon himself telling me I'd be refunded $8,500,000 that I had been scammed out of in internet scams! How cool is that! I hadn't even realise...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 48,174
Posted By ECKS-Man
Man Fogo, you've excelled at crashing in this...

Man Fogo, you've excelled at crashing in this case! Quick question: will this change the shape of your arse, requiring a new moulded seat? ;)

Heal fast and remember in your low moments that...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 37,526
Posted By ECKS-Man
I'd reckon you could find a machinist who could...

I'd reckon you could find a machinist who could help there. I know Luke Cross in Dubbo would be capable of it, having seen some of his work for a mate who gets all sorts of things made up for old...
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