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Forum: 2 smokers 04-28-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Dave70
Kind on leaning towards that myself. Would...

Kind on leaning towards that myself.
Would have thought cubes / newer model would rule, but from what I've dug up the 490 seemed to be somewhat of a step backwards.
Lucky they still seem to have...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Dave70
YZ 400 vs 465 vs 490.

Got all three landing here shortly, a 79 400, 80 465 and 82 490 all in restored condition.
The plan is to keep one to do a little vintage racing ect with and sell the other two.
Which one would...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Dave70
I did. He told me to fcuk off.. Thanks for...

I did.
He told me to fcuk off..

Thanks for that, he's literally up the road from me.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Dave70
Bike friendly shipping company's.

I'm bringing in some bits and pieces from the US, West Coast LA, and was wondering if anyone could recommend a mob who specialize in shipping bikes.

cheers
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 395,209
Posted By Dave70
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff106/infidel70...

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff106/infidel70/scootering024-2.jpg

http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff106/infidel70/tv046.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Dave70
Cheers all. The issue of fitting longer...

Cheers all.

The issue of fitting longer cables may have caught me out, so this post has paid for itself already.

Not seeing much love for Magura bars?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Dave70
Not tall, 5.8", but always feel hunched over...

Not tall, 5.8", but always feel hunched over standing. Plus they just feel to narrow for a big bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Dave70
Handle bar, little higher, little wider.

That's all I'm after for the 990.
Come someone recommend a bend that fits that criteria?
None of the local shops have the bars I'm after so I need to order them in, hence I need to tell the kid...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-25-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dave70
Thats super. Makes me glad I lashed out two...

Thats super.
Makes me glad I lashed out two grand on a Nikon D7000...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dave70
Hey mate, what size fisheye were you using in...

Hey mate, what size fisheye were you using in those pics?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 1,506,805
Posted By Dave70
Correct. But I submit this is a bike that 100%...

Correct.
But I submit this is a bike that 100% of riders would at least like to take out for a squirt..

http://gasolineandadrenaline.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/roberts_tz750.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 1,506,805
Posted By Dave70
Though my proximity to Sydney roughly...

Though my proximity to Sydney roughly approximates Cumbria to Soho, tis true, we do indeed have our share of ballsac shaving dandy's out west.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 1,506,805
Posted By Dave70
Honestly. What a bunch of eyebrow plucking,...

Honestly.
What a bunch of eyebrow plucking, back waxing, slack jawed metrosexuals.
'Oooo, its ugly'
Who really gives a flying f**k how it looks?
My old 1000 DS Multi was the benchmark of ugly....
Forum: Australia 09-03-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,447
Posted By Dave70
Only thing that bothers me about the Alpines is...

Only thing that bothers me about the Alpines is getting my toe under the gear leaver.
Not aided by the inherent ankle inflexibility..
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By Dave70
And I say, if there were any justice, her leg...

And I say, if there were any justice, her leg would be amputated under a local anaesthetic while she looked on as an object lesson.

But I'm a petty man at times..

Good luck mate.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By Dave70
Cop: Sir, I'm issuing you with this fine for...

Cop: Sir, I'm issuing you with this fine for failure to wear a seatbelt.

You: That's OK sir, I have no need for ridiculous restraints, I know defensive riding techniques and are therefore immune...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,655
Posted By Dave70
I still maintain airflow is the key. You just...

I still maintain airflow is the key. You just need to shift enough of it.
Perhaps you could scour the Buell parts bins for the thermo fans the use to run on the Uly's and adapt one of those.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,655
Posted By Dave70
Not to go pissing on your idea, but with a total...

Not to go pissing on your idea, but with a total capacity of around 2 litres, how much difference do think a poultry 100ml extra coolant is going to make?

I think it's just the nature of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,328
Posted By Dave70
Ducati Multistrada fitted with those new...

Ducati Multistrada fitted with those new 120/70-17 and 180/55-17 Continental's.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,172
Posted By Dave70
Yup. What's a dust particle, around the 100...

Yup.

What's a dust particle, around the 100 micron mark or smaller? What's an engine spinning around the eight grand mark pumping at, 123 times a second? I'd say there's plenty of scope for...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,172
Posted By Dave70
Sorry to put the boot in mate, but could you...

Sorry to put the boot in mate, but could you honestly not see what would happen by doing this?
For the sake of some imaginary horsepower gain, which is most likely nothing other than induction roar,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By Dave70
Why and when would you want and need to do that? ...

Why and when would you want and need to do that?
This seems to stem from the same school of (flawed)logic that has 4x4 guys buying carby fed, points ignited dinosaurs.
'Mate, what are you gonna...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By Dave70
My Honda dealer glues a few sinkers on when...

My Honda dealer glues a few sinkers on when changing my tyres.
Never bothered on my dirt bikes.
But try sitting on 140k's + for extended periods with unbalanced wheels.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By Dave70
Or....why not take it to a KTM shop and get it...

Or....why not take it to a KTM shop and get it sorted properly.

Bottom line is the system may help to save your life one day.
Why people choose to remove or disable something as critical as a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By Dave70
If you can cite a valid reason for paying a...

If you can cite a valid reason for paying a premium and preferring old technology over new, i.e. you simply have a fetish for balancing and tuning complicated components like carburettors, then go...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,256
Posted By Dave70
About 1 in 110.

About 1 in 110.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By Dave70
Ever ridden a Ducati superbike in stop - start...

Ever ridden a Ducati superbike in stop - start traffic? The KTM's got nothing.
Mine loves to spin the blades off the fan when things get a little slow and clutch slippy, Never been a problem.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Dave70
Cheers mate. Those prices make me laugh. ...

Cheers mate.

Those prices make me laugh.
And cry.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Dave70
Looking for tyres on the west coast.

We have a container coming out of the US back to Sydney shortly and I want to throw in a few sets of hoops.
If you knew what we paid local, you'd understand why.

Just looking for any dealers you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dave70
I'm impressed KTM went to so much bother to make...

I'm impressed KTM went to so much bother to make me a doorstop.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-27-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dave70
You really want to see a man snapping tiny drill...

You really want to see a man snapping tiny drill bits, using excessive profanity and drinking beer?


This bloke is far more professional.

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Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dave70
That'd be me then. Time to get black all over...

That'd be me then.
Time to get black all over everything.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Dave70
Repacking Akro silencers.

Before I go drilling out rivets, can someone tell me if these things run mechanical baffles or glass wool packing?
Seems to be a lot more backfiring and booming resonance coming from the back lately.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Dave70
Why not start with the dealer? Just hope he...

Why not start with the dealer? Just hope he doesn't come the post hoc crap.
When I installed mine I made sure the grips ran their own fuse independent of everything else. Sounds like they just...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By Dave70
That 'Someone' guy must be related to the' They...

That 'Someone' guy must be related to the' They said' guy, and both sound equally well informed..

The bottom line is you're ploughing a 200+ kilo bike over rough terrain. You need all the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dave70
Take the bullshit you see on forums with a grain...

Take the bullshit you see on forums with a grain of salt - including this post. People like to whine and do things like take 'class action' if they feel they've been slighted by a product that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Dave70
*cough*

*cough*
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dave70
Because those other bikes are flimsy overweight...

Because those other bikes are flimsy overweight pretenders. Do you want the real thing or just to fuck about?
If the innumerable, enamoured testimonials from the smitten owners on this forum isn't...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 270,392
Posted By Dave70
I was thinking TKC's Kenda's or even the Standard...

I was thinking TKC's Kenda's or even the Standard Scorps.
Forum: Australia 06-04-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 270,392
Posted By Dave70
Anybody had a go at fitting these things? ...

Anybody had a go at fitting these things?
...
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