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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By ozrockrat
Lowepro dry zone 200 bag. Strap it to the back so...

Lowepro dry zone 200 bag. Strap it to the back so you can still open it and get your gear out without taking the bag off. I used one to chase the Dakar in 2009 with a Canon DSLR and the Sigma 50-...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,998
Posted By ozrockrat
You have got them there. I would suggest fitting...

You have got them there. I would suggest fitting them up and seeing how it goes. Mine settled down to a reasonable height/length fairly quickly. I went the lazy route and just used 2 bolts. But I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Love the boots!!!

Remember the big discussion around Wolfman v Jesse luggage and being able to take your hiking boots. 20 / 20 hindsight shows you made the correct choice. :deal
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
How do you know if a Kiwi is bragging/BSing!!! ...

How do you know if a Kiwi is bragging/BSing!!!

You can see his lips move. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Shamrock!!!!

"So this is the start of our new approach to seeing the places on our RTW trip whereby we bunk down at a central location, ditch both panniers and box and ride day rides out with just our wolfman...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Wave he wasn't waving. He was pointing out to the...

Wave he wasn't waving. He was pointing out to the crotch rocket pilot that he had strayed over the yellow line. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Must be a perspective thing. I see 2 BMW's and a...

Must be a perspective thing. I see 2 BMW's and a bodged up, shortened down, fatted out piece of orange shite :evil that some use the acronym KTM (Killing Time with Maintenance) to describe.

But if...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By ozrockrat
OK found another photo that is a bit closer. ...

OK found another photo that is a bit closer.

http://aussieinaz.smugmug.com/Other/Web-published/Web-published-photos/i-2MNQ93V/0/XL/IMG_1352-XL.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By ozrockrat
OK I will grab some photos when I get home at the...

OK I will grab some photos when I get home at the end of the week.

Yes you can still fold and tilt. BUT the point of balance is a little more toward the wheels so make sure you restrain it when...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By ozrockrat
The answer is yes! But you also have to swap...

The answer is yes!

But you also have to swap the fenders from side to side which means they face backwards. I just used some plate to remount the lights higher and pop riveted the number plate...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Ah we all knew it wasn't kiwish. At least 1/4 of...

Ah we all knew it wasn't kiwish. At least 1/4 of the words were spelt correctly. That would never happen with a kiwi :deal
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,423
Posted By ozrockrat
Chile

Yeso Chile artsy shot!

http://aussieinaz.smugmug.com/photos/i-qT5WPpR/0/L/i-qT5WPpR-L.jpg

http://aussieinaz.smugmug.com/photos/i-jH3mRzj/0/M/i-jH3mRzj-M.jpg


Competitive crash testing...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By ozrockrat
Kendon dual rail. Can you reverse the torsion bar axle to get it off the ground

OK I like my Kendon trailer and the low deck height is great for getting the bikes on and off. But I tow it behind my 4WD ambulance and it does not have enough ground clearance to take up any dirt...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Ouch

Ha that monkey photo made me instantly think of too many miles on a KTM seat :rofl

http://i1263.photobucket.com/albums/ii633/Twomotokiwis/Mexico/MC%20-%20Museo%20and%20Zoo/file-18.jpg ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Yeah I am sure you have plenty to spare!!!

Yeah I am sure you have plenty to spare!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,770
Posted By ozrockrat
Hi Guys Leg humper 1 checking in!!!...

Hi Guys

Leg humper 1 checking in!!! :rofl:rofl

Good to see some miles under your belt.

But what I really wanted to post about was!!!!!

Look what we found when showing Mackenzie where you...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By ozrockrat
Thanks guys

Thats great we will get onto him in the morning.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By ozrockrat
Rebuild R80 G/S monolever shaft

OK I have some friends traveling through (around the world) and they need to get the monolever shaft rebuilt (new uni joint). We have heard there is someone in the USA doing it with aftermarket...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 560,224
Posted By ozrockrat
Belstaff gear. Look the part, ...

Belstaff gear. Look the part,

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13611313#post13611313

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/899508888_HvWJy-M.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14,539
Views: 2,112,122
Posted By ozrockrat
Belstaff waxws cotto Trailmaster Jackets and pants set. Only in Debver for a few days

Belstaff Trailmaster gear (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=589395)

Yep its my gear but I am only in town for a couple of days so I thought I had better throw it up here.

Also I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11,665
Views: 1,452,845
Posted By ozrockrat
Belstaff waxed cotton Trailmaster gear

Belstaff Trailmaster gear (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=589395)

Yep its my gear but I am only in town for a couple of days so I thought I had better throw it up here.

MODS if...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Good info thanks

I was fairly sure the tank was a leter one but it had me stumped because it has the bolt tabs on the front. I thought the /6 and later had rubber sockets under the tank (mind you it is many years...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By ozrockrat
All gone

Thanks for looking.

Hope the bench works OK for you John.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By ozrockrat
Phoenix Free Workbench, Desk

Ok redoing the garage again. I have a very heavy wood workbench 6' 6" long x 33" deep x 36" high. Will need a couple of bodies to put it in a pickup.

Also a fake oak desk and hutch that someone...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By ozrockrat
Thanks for the input

Thanks guys. I will try Irv Seaver and Brown Motoworks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By ozrockrat
LA Where is the best place to get BMW Airhead and Autocom parts

OK I am in LA for a couple of days. Heading out on the bike from downtown Tuesday to Hollywierd somewhere to see the Aussie consulate them riding back to Phoenix Wednesday.

I would like to get...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,961
Posted By ozrockrat
Insulated / refrig ones

I have a refrigerated container that I have used. It is a lot easier to keep at a reasonable temp. When the fridge unit is removed it leaves a nice opening for a reverse cycle AC.

My old man has...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,998
Posted By ozrockrat
Ah OK I will pull it to bits then.

I didn't want to get caught with the old ones removed (and probably so buggered they could not go back in) while I had to chase different replacements.

Once again a big thank you for the...
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,998
Posted By ozrockrat
Ural rubber suspension blocks ???

OK so I think I have a Ural sidecar but when I went to change the rear sidecar suspension blocks I have ones that mount with 4 bolts. The replacements I got from the Ural dealer only have 2 bolts....
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By ozrockrat
Downloading them now.

Thanks for the info guys. And I admire Hal's generosity and thought process. Looks like I also need to check into the Evergreen Safety Program.

Now to get back into the garage and tinker some...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Bag of sand! Hah next ride is to Home Depot

Thanks for the advice Doug I will go and drop some weight into this morning. I don't hate how it handles but I am wary about it. There is a bit of a headshake on acceleration – deceleration which...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By ozrockrat
Wanted Airhead guru in Phoenix AZ for some advice

I have a bitza BM - Ural rig that I have managed to get going again after it had been off the road for a few years. But while it starts 1st kick (or with the electric leg) I am having trouble getting...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Registered today and 1st real ride

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

Gonna take a bit of getting used to.
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By ozrockrat
Sing with me "On the road again"!!! OK I got the BM going now how do I ride it??

Finally after about 18 months of procrastination and 2 weeks of actually working on it I have the R50/2 - 600/6 - Ural rig running and registered. Photos and details Adv post ...
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,762
Posted By ozrockrat
Hmm can I stop the fuel leaks, tune it and trust it before then.

Just got my 50/2 750/6 Ural bitza going last week. No way I would ride it from Phonis to LA yet but I may consider trailering it across. Actually I am too scared to take it around the block with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Caption competion !!!!!

So what is the dog thinking.

"Where's my doggles"

or

" Get your arse into gear, we have some riding to do!'

http://aussieinaz.smugmug.com/photos/668053650_ALxS8-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-05-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,588,755
Posted By ozrockrat
El Yeso Chile

http://aussieinaz.smugmug.com/photos/487599290_hHajb-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Found some spark so lets go

Chased a few electrons that had escaped and worked out how the ignition key worked :eek1

Now for the first start. :D :1drink :freaky :clap

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Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Not a problem

Not an arm or leg but a reasonable amount. I will PM you more details. I could of easily squeezed the widow down but a man has to be able to sleep at night and she had enough troubles with people...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ozrockrat
Ah finally home. Here are some pics

Quick summary from today. Checked oil and it was perfectly clean (will be changed in case of acid buildup but I don't think it had been run from the last change).

Pulled plugs, oily!! Kicked it...
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