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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By OldDog
Gday Ray....not Lucas electrics is it?

Gday Ray....not Lucas electrics is it?
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By OldDog
A big Saturday spent putting a mates young...

A big Saturday spent putting a mates young fella's QR50 back together, needed rings and a piston and a carb rebuild, goes ok now.
Started up the mighty XR600...3 kicks to start but I think the fuel...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 469,179
Posted By OldDog
A lot of parts still available from the UK....

A lot of parts still available from the UK. Helped a guy rebuild the engine in one of these when I was still in Cobar probably 4 years ago? They are pretty cool bike to ride if I remember right lots...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 112,489
Posted By OldDog
Yeah I have to +1 that statement Pugsley,...

Yeah I have to +1 that statement Pugsley, absolutely outstanding Jerry, well done on a very nicely done build!
I questioned not using a KTM twin, still would I guess, but that's completely beside...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,339
Posted By OldDog
Now that is one ca-razy looking car / trike man....

Now that is one ca-razy looking car / trike man. It looks great! And with a Z1300 in it, should be pretty quick as well.

For a nice CBX trike I like this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,273
Posted By OldDog
Mmmm an interesting build. I almost voted to keep...

Mmmm an interesting build. I almost voted to keep the ABS, as has been suggested it would be different to other cafe's by doing so and you have to repsect that. In the end though, I voted no. Reason?...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 580,261
Posted By OldDog
KTM twin bits

Well some recent posts by a few people have reminded me that I'm after a few bits myself

Oil tank and brackets off a 950 Supermoto or an SMT
950 speedo, i'm really just after the plastic cover...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By OldDog
That there is absolutely porn-o-graphic. Very...

That there is absolutely porn-o-graphic. Very nice Mark, thanks for postin up the pics!

Love those Speed Triples, its a surprise to me that I don't have one in the shed.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 34,047
Posted By OldDog
I reckon if they can keep it similar to the...

I reckon if they can keep it similar to the Trumpy they'll be onto something, the only critiques I have of the Trump are, a little small for me, do something with the forks please and that engine...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,113
Views: 299,984
Posted By OldDog
Aye indeed they are. Its a shame too as the dash...

Aye indeed they are. Its a shame too as the dash actually works fine, just no clear screen....maybe I should wrap it in glad wrap:lol3
I'm sure a non-functioning one will come up on Ebay one of...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By OldDog
Heh heh heh just noticed this, actually no Troy...

Heh heh heh just noticed this, actually no Troy I'm blessed with the mythical XR600 that starts first or second kick ....if you've turned the fuel on....

It goes something like, OD walks into...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By OldDog
:rofl:rofl Good point!

:rofl:rofl Good point!
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By OldDog
.....what bike?:D Mate I have had some...

.....what bike?:D

Mate I have had some positive response from Lionel Otto instruments so the boost gauge is going in the post next week, you want me to send your gauge there too?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3,113
Views: 299,984
Posted By OldDog
Hmm I'm actually after one of those as well at...

Hmm I'm actually after one of those as well at some stage, can they be bought from KTM new? I've had a look at Boltons and they don't list anything.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,339
Posted By OldDog
Thanks for the kind words guys, Things are...

Thanks for the kind words guys,

Things are ticking along slowly as I accrue parts,

Picked up a set of Wiseco turbo slugs the other day along with a crank, cam cover, new wiring harness and...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,953
Posted By OldDog
Yeah I had a look too, didn't find a camera but...

Yeah I had a look too, didn't find a camera but did find a YZ cdi unit of all things! Not sure what that's doing there so threw it in the bin
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By OldDog
Joe as per Al's comments mate, give em a good...

Joe as per Al's comments mate, give em a good clean first, try soaking in white vinegar over night works good on my old Amal's, use a guitar string to clean out idle jets carefully. Lots of...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By OldDog
I don't know what all this fuss is about kick...

I don't know what all this fuss is about kick starting XR's, sometimes I just have to wonder if you guys are using the right words:ear
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,164
Posted By OldDog
Ooooh aren't you guys fancy with your scissors...

Ooooh aren't you guys fancy with your scissors and stuff, why when I was a young fella we were soooo poor we had to cut the paper into shapes with our bare teeth! You don't want to know what we used...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By OldDog
Any suggestions? Yes, stop playing with...

Any suggestions?

Yes, stop playing with that whiz bang modern gimmickry, buy an XR600 and achieve inner peace and enlightenment.

Problem solved .... NEXT!
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 34,047
Posted By OldDog
Ok, so does anyone actually have a pic of this...

Ok, so does anyone actually have a pic of this beast without the mud? I want to see what it looks like clean:wink:. Oh and no, no I'm not going to buy one myself, but I will roundly applaud Honda if...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By OldDog
The mind boggles at what he would have suggested...

The mind boggles at what he would have suggested if he was called KLRJoe......:eek1
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By OldDog
Well we have consensus! Lionel Otto it is! Thanks...

Well we have consensus! Lionel Otto it is! Thanks one and all!
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By OldDog
Ummm thanks Joe...I think?:huh But I can...

Ummm thanks Joe...I think?:huh

But I can afford a little more than your "budget" fix :lol3
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By OldDog
Gauge repairs?

Morning Chaps,

Anyone got any recommendations for a good gauge repairer? I need to get a new lens fitted and oil filled on this
...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 306,516
Posted By OldDog
I reckon it could be at the Collie (NSW) pub? Or...

I reckon it could be at the Collie (NSW) pub? Or I seem to remember a spot on the road Hay plains on the road to Mildura last year that looked a bit like that. Either way she's bloody dry there!
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By OldDog
Bump! And while I'm at it, does anyone have...

Bump!

And while I'm at it, does anyone have a use for an XR400 bolt up subframe? I have one kicking about the shed, was going to make up a bolt up subframe for an XR600 but that's too much work,...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By OldDog
yep.... so lets all try and behave ourselves at...

yep.... so lets all try and behave ourselves at Windyer next year...at least where fires concerned. That means no lighting farts Pezz....
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By OldDog
Theres been a few in recent years

Vale, The Fat Lamb in Eugowra, The Occidental in Cobar, now the Conargo. I've bought and installed many hangovers at the these pubs and totally enjoyed myself, they'll all be missed:freaky
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By OldDog
Yep, helped drag a bloke and his broken 950 back...

Yep, helped drag a bloke and his broken 950 back to Sydney from Cobar years ago who had the same problem, and the mud out there ain't like black soil clay. The issue we reckoned was that the cross...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By OldDog
Howdy Mark, mate post up some pics when yer done,...

Howdy Mark, mate post up some pics when yer done, nothing like a tidy Speed Triple I reckon, sadly I don't fit on them. RE: your blinkers, try buying a new one for a CBX...$150...each...USD!:eek1...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By OldDog
Everyone's a comedian eh?:rofl But...

Everyone's a comedian eh?:rofl

But seriously, I had to have a good look (same thing, old optics) to find where you hid the led's, those little things work?:huh
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By OldDog
Ah crap, why didn't you work this out sooner and...

Ah crap, why didn't you work this out sooner and save me some money?

My guess Mark is that they are playing it safe and assuming that you are not going to comprehensively insure the bike after...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 991
Posted By OldDog
Thanks Clancy, should be a cracker then, I'm just...

Thanks Clancy, should be a cracker then, I'm just going so I can dribble on Norton's:D Taking #1 son with me as well so he can see what all the fuss is about!

Should be a beauty I reckon!
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 991
Posted By OldDog
Mmmmm some rare pieces there! Thanks for posting...

Mmmmm some rare pieces there! Thanks for posting em up!

Thinking of heading to the Island Classic in January, I think their website is broken but :lol3
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,759
Posted By OldDog
Got an S5 recently and put it in a Lifeproof...

Got an S5 recently and put it in a Lifeproof case. The phone is damn good and with the case its close to indestructible. Downside is its damn big!

Had a HTC desire before this that lasted over 4...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,060
Posted By OldDog
They say a picture tells a thousand words.....

They say a picture tells a thousand words.....
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,060
Posted By OldDog
Joe, that's a bloody good idea, will dig that 400...

Joe, that's a bloody good idea, will dig that 400 tank out when I get back home, when are you planning to visit Mudgee? Oh and you're welcome to take a few of the local lasses with you, we have way...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 60,026
Posted By OldDog
Gday Ronnie and welcome to the Asy,um! Re...

Gday Ronnie and welcome to the Asy,um!

Re riding in SA, may I suggest you look up the SA riders thread in this forum and catch up with people like PBee, they seem to find some stunning places to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-08-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,339
Posted By OldDog
So, I had a few hours spare yesterday morning so...

So, I had a few hours spare yesterday morning so decided to whip off the head and have a look in there to see just how bad things could get.

Pretty bad....

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