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Forum: Australia 03-26-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By OldDog
Hill End - Sofala road

Afternoon All, I haven't been on this road for maybe 4 years, and having a look at Google maps today I see that its almost completely tarred now? Or has that been finished? Think I might take the 14...
Forum: Australia 03-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 743,175
Posted By OldDog
Whats this thing? :earI recognise quite a few...

Whats this thing? :earI recognise quite a few parts that are on it, just don't recall them coming from Yamaha in that configuration....
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By OldDog
Dude that paintwork is lookin a bit faded!:huh

Dude that paintwork is lookin a bit faded!:huh
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,051
Posted By OldDog
Well haven't we all been busy while I was away, ...

Well haven't we all been busy while I was away,

Sylvia, wow, those pics are great, well done!

A2 thanks for tying my shoelaces again mate, when we lost Pezz I didn't know what I was gonna...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,051
Posted By OldDog
Well back in Mudgee after a weekend in Sydney, I...

Well back in Mudgee after a weekend in Sydney, I got a chance to the festival on both Saturday and Sunday. Totally enjoyed watching some classic old bikes race. It was a bit on the disorganised side...
Forum: OZ Vendors 03-19-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 716,976
Posted By OldDog
'90 model XR600

Going.....going.....

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e291/Olddog750/20140927_1420501_zpscefafa55.jpg (http://s41.photobucket.com/user/Olddog750/media/20140927_1420501_zpscefafa55.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,127
Posted By OldDog
Just found the ultimate Tiddler on ebay (from...

Just found the ultimate Tiddler on ebay (from memory we shouldn't post up ebay links, so I havn't)
Its a Kawasaki G4TR! 100cc of 2 stroke might, and get this a hi/lo range 5 speed box!

I...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 743,175
Posted By OldDog
Aye, it certainly is. I'm thinking "Not just...

Aye, it certainly is.
I'm thinking "Not just hit with the ugly stick, but rather fell out of the ugly tree and hit every damn branch on the way down" about covers it.

Nevertheless I'm quite...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 743,175
Posted By OldDog
That's.....unusual. Dya know what it is?

That's.....unusual. Dya know what it is?
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20,049
Views: 2,417,176
Posted By OldDog
When you said tractor I thought you meant a BMW...

When you said tractor I thought you meant a BMW .....:lol3

But seriously....this is a tractor
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e291/Olddog750/20140831_1350091_zps01l3za6o.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 743,175
Posted By OldDog
Heh heh yeah sometimes you just gotta leave it...

Heh heh yeah sometimes you just gotta leave it for a tic. My old Atlas occasionally gets cranky like that, I figure hell after nearly 50 years that's fine!
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 743,175
Posted By OldDog
Mmmmmm Norton 650SS Dominator :wink:

Mmmmmm Norton 650SS Dominator :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 28,934
Posted By OldDog
Well well, looky here! I've been lookin for you...

Well well, looky here! I've been lookin for you for ages...but did I think to come back to this thread and see if you'd posted? Nah.
Just saw a pic of you and the bike of the Dakar thread in the...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,850
Posted By OldDog
Hey Trev, who's the big bloke in this pic? Toby...

Hey Trev, who's the big bloke in this pic? Toby Cox by chance?:ear He's the bloke that bought my 660 Rallye off me years ago and I've been trying to contact the bugger ever since. I know that bike...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,127
Posted By OldDog
Gday Gordy, yeah theres been a little, however on...

Gday Gordy, yeah theres been a little, however on my little excursion on Sunday the ground all looks pretty dry still. I'd pack light mate, if it does try and rain you'll be too pissed to notice!...
Forum: OZ Vendors 03-16-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 616,466
Posted By OldDog
Twin shock CBX1000 parts

A real long shot I know, but if anyone has, or knows of someone that has any parts from the first model CBX1000 (twin shock, 1978 - 1980) that they want to sell then give me a hoy! Particularly after...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 77,139
Posted By OldDog
Gday Rooster, at this point I'm planning to run a...

Gday Rooster, at this point I'm planning to run a later model piggy back shocky using my original 87 model airbox, looks like it'll fit but will keep you in the loop. Disc brake on the rear may be a...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 77,139
Posted By OldDog
Hey Kenno, do you know if the 650 sprocket sits...

Hey Kenno, do you know if the 650 sprocket sits in the same place as the 600 one eg is it still aligned with the back sprocket? I ask as I'm fitting up a DR600 cush drive wheel and machining up...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,093
Posted By OldDog
Well this is good news! Heading down there again...

Well this is good news! Heading down there again at the end of the year for 2 weeks, sadly I'll be in the cage but I'll be with the family so its worth while. Must see if I can make one of em car...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,127
Posted By OldDog
Went for a quick squirt out to Windeyer...

Went for a quick squirt out to Windeyer yesterday, it's gonna be a good spot alright!
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By OldDog
Looks like a great spot mate

Looks like a great spot mate
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 77,139
Posted By OldDog
Afternoon Chaps, Question, who makes triple...

Afternoon Chaps, Question, who makes triple clamps to fit 50mm forks to the mighty XR? I ask as when I was building the Ducati dirtbike I picked up a set of 50mm Marzocchi Magnums which had come off...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,127
Posted By OldDog
Ah righto, I'll be at the Barry Sheene thing. ...

Ah righto, I'll be at the Barry Sheene thing.

Cheers
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 504,051
Posted By OldDog
I dunno, the obvious one is "she goes off with a...

I dunno, the obvious one is "she goes off with a bang" I guess.

I can't help but think there's some sort of "quick draw" joke to be had.
(I was going to say there's a joke on the tip on my...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,127
Posted By OldDog
Dave yer going to be there this weekend 14 - 15th...

Dave yer going to be there this weekend 14 - 15th or the following? Was thinking of swinging by there on my way back from Hill End this Saturday arvo.

Ummmm donations for raffles, what sort of...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldDog
...I find all the truly talented boffins are a...

...I find all the truly talented boffins are a bit erm curious. And No he didn't show me the postie. I have to poke down there at some stage and drop off some special valve stem seals I'm getting...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldDog
Well I can help you out with that if you like, I...

Well I can help you out with that if you like, I guess its a case of how far you want to go with a rebuild? Flick me an email at bill_wilkin@hotmail.com and we can take it offline if you like mate?
...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldDog
Well the CBX is really me just rebuilding a bike...

Well the CBX is really me just rebuilding a bike I built for a guy years ago, I found it mouldering in a shed so got it back on a whim. But yeah I'll be riding it and preferably not blowing it up,...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldDog
We did look into it but the barrels would be...

We did look into it but the barrels would be getting way too thin and would deform creating a lot of blow by past the rings and just general blowing up and shit.:D

In the end we went with a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-10-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,821
Posted By OldDog
Gday SC, been watching this thread for a bit,...

Gday SC, been watching this thread for a bit, thought I'd throw my 2 cents worth in.
If you haven't blown the motor or seriously damaged something, and you have a "good" LC4 motor ie one that has...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldDog
That would be the talented chap that's doing the...

That would be the talented chap that's doing the engine work for me. Hugh Robinson from Robinsons engineers in sunny Bathurst :clap Have you seen his 1500cc CBX? Or that wicked CB750? Mate some juicy...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,142
Posted By OldDog
These were a great Japanese UJM too, Suzuki...

These were a great Japanese UJM too, Suzuki GSX1400. Like AR says though, needs to be scaled up just a little so us bigger chaps can fit comfortably.

http://i43.tinypic.com/346qlxe.jpg

As...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By OldDog
Ethan, no worries mate, If this comes together I...

Ethan, no worries mate, If this comes together I will meet you in Condo on Saturday 11th early morning (so I don't disturb your race day) if that suits you? What are you competing on?:earI'll send...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By OldDog
Ethan would you still be there on the Saturday...

Ethan would you still be there on the Saturday morning early dya reckon?
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By OldDog
Ummm Ethan what day are you planning to be in...

Ummm Ethan what day are you planning to be in Condo? I'm heading home to Mudgee thursday before Easter from Nyngan. A bit out of my way but there may be an opportunity. I already have one of Joes...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,788
Posted By OldDog
Bloody Gramma Nazi's! Thanks Mark, you're...

Bloody Gramma Nazi's!

Thanks Mark, you're happy with their work then? Might use em for my CBX tank etc.

Oh and if yer heading North to see Shane don't forget there's room at 'che OldDog
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,788
Posted By OldDog
Mmmm that's not bad Mark, not bad at all. A...

Mmmm that's not bad Mark, not bad at all. A little hard to tell from the pics but is it flat black over gloss white?


And Braaap; a wise man once said, "it's hard to polish a turd, but it's...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,051
Posted By OldDog
Hey 'orrible, I reckon Pezz and I will be...

Hey 'orrible, I reckon Pezz and I will be wandering about on Sunday dribbling on bikes, we'll have to catch up! I'll PM you my mobile number.

Cheers

Bill
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,607
Posted By OldDog
Well the plan is to get down to the Barry Sheene...

Well the plan is to get down to the Barry Sheene Festival on Sunday so might catch you there. You're on the RD?
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,840
Posted By OldDog
Well, I see in my absence Troy has been...

Well, I see in my absence Troy has been reinstated to his lofty thrown, much bullshit has been slung, and all is once again right with the world. And what a sordid tale it was too.

Mouse me old...
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