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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 05:04 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,108
Posted By ECKS-Man
Great stuff!

Great stuff!
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:44 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,108
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 Yesterday, 04:18 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,108
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: 39,882
Posted By ECKS-Man
Sounds legit!:lol3

Sounds legit!:lol3
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,149
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: 18,045
Views: 2,174,114
Posted By ECKS-Man
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 30,503
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: 648
Views: 46,898
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: 31
Views: 1,527
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: 31
Views: 1,527
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: 23,822
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: 44,393
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: 430
Views: 24,554
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...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yer doin' it wrong!

My bike is so used to spending time on its side that I'm tempted to park it like that all the time! :rofl

I'm an advocate of the lay down method. Simple and don't have to carry anything other than...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 72,245
Posted By ECKS-Man
Leith, is it like many bikes in that you can...

Leith, is it like many bikes in that you can unplug the ignition switch and bypass it with connectors? I've done that on trail bikes before, as a temporary solution.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By ECKS-Man
Kidman Camp, North Bourke.

Kidman Camp, North Bourke.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By ECKS-Man
Excel, that's really clever! I had thought of...

Excel, that's really clever! I had thought of many ways to do tulips, from my surveying background I was leaning towards a CAD based solution like Autocad. Excel would be better, once the templates...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,029
Posted By ECKS-Man
Hi Luke, I'd love to take it off your hands, just...

Hi Luke, I'd love to take it off your hands, just at the moment I'm not in a position to purchase it (financially). I was hoping to do the Scrapheap ADV Challenge on it! Best of luck selling it!
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 24,554
Posted By ECKS-Man
...what's the worst that could happen?? ...

...what's the worst that could happen?? http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-transport030.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php) ...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,403
Posted By ECKS-Man
Although it does say "This vehicle was...

Although it does say "This vehicle was manufactured to comply with the Motor Vehicles Standards Act 1989", so maybe it IS a compliance plate?
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,286
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yes, but the TP in CTP stands for Third Party....

Yes, but the TP in CTP stands for Third Party. Designed to insure the driver/passenger in/on a vehicle you hit/hurt. Bet there's bugger-all off-road dirt bike crashes where a third party is seriously...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,620
Posted By ECKS-Man
My apologies, I forgot about your predilection...

My apologies, I forgot about your predilection for superchargers and arm-stretching performance!

The offer to help still stands!
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,620
Posted By ECKS-Man
:eek1 Yes, that's got merit! I'd love to see...

:eek1

Yes, that's got merit! I'd love to see it going down the road with the (alleged) rider flapping off the back, hanging on to the bars with tears in their eyes! I reckon this is well within...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 434,742
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yep, reminds me of a story my dad told me about a...

Yep, reminds me of a story my dad told me about a bloke they used to work with. As a prank they caught some yabbies and put them inside the hubcaps of his car - similar result. Another version is...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 21,352
Posted By ECKS-Man
Love the fact that it shows a decimal point,...

Love the fact that it shows a decimal point, these things (as you rightly point out) are not especially accurate! Why bother with the 411.0 when really we just need to know that it is bloody hot!...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,234
Posted By ECKS-Man
Would electric bikes have a place in trials...

Would electric bikes have a place in trials riding? Is the weight an issue in that respect?
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 447,200
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yamaha XT 600 Tenere Big Tank, ...

Yamaha XT 600 Tenere Big Tank,
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/grafton/motorcycles/yamaha-xt-600-tenere-big-tank/1049835677

Price: $ 800.00
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,029
Posted By ECKS-Man
Sounds like it might have run lean, got hot and...

Sounds like it might have run lean, got hot and nipped the piston up. Often they will free up afterwards, but damage can be done. Probably worth whipping the head off and checking. Hope I'm wrong!
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 45,533
Posted By ECKS-Man
I have not raced Condo, but have been service...

I have not raced Condo, but have been service crew. In terms of setup, you can go as simple as you like with a home-made lunchbox map holder, or go all out with fairings, electronic map readers, etc...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 314,753
Posted By ECKS-Man
Depends on the fuel. My DRZ had old fuel but...

Depends on the fuel. My DRZ had old fuel but started ok, when running gave a strong smell of resin for ages, but I kept flushing fresh fuel in and diluting the old crap, now it is sweet! If it will...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,492
Posted By ECKS-Man
...or not! You're just trying to make sure...

...or not!

You're just trying to make sure your new TTR looks flasher than my DRZ! :pimp
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,492
Posted By ECKS-Man
No problem with fuel, but sealing the tank to...

No problem with fuel, but sealing the tank to prevent the paint simply peeling off is tricky. A mate has his tank painted (Suzuki yellow, no embellishments) and it was quite a process.

Decals...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,492
Posted By ECKS-Man
Hehe, I had a LOT of fun at the Central West Dirt...

Hehe, I had a LOT of fun at the Central West Dirt Bike Rally catching more modern bikes ridden by younger and fitter riders! They'd look behind, then do a double-take and look back again, half the...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,492
Posted By ECKS-Man
Yeah, but... Gotta look pretty while rounding up...

Yeah, but... Gotta look pretty while rounding up KTM's, Yamaha's and Honda's! :D
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,492
Posted By ECKS-Man
Tried Tee N Cee Graphics - see my previous post....

Tried Tee N Cee Graphics - see my previous post. $145 for the pair. I'll make an inquiry with Incite as well, you never know!
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,492
Posted By ECKS-Man
Eek I heard back from my signwriter today: ...

I heard back from my signwriter today:



If anyone else can get a signwriter to make these, let me know and I'll pass the info on. I ain't paying $254 for stickers! :eek1

Edit: Tee N Cee...
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,580
Posted By ECKS-Man
I have work coming up in Bourke in the next week...

I have work coming up in Bourke in the next week or so. Happy to pick up from Dubbo and deliver to North Bourke. Not sure of the date yet, clients are stuffing me around.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,186
Posted By ECKS-Man
I use GE TX610's for work, can't fault them...

I use GE TX610's for work, can't fault them really. Very small and tough, I clip mine on the collar of my shirt.
Forum: Australia 06-15-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 123,118
Posted By ECKS-Man
Great choice I'd say. Maybe one day we will get...

Great choice I'd say. Maybe one day we will get to catchup and I will get to see it!
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,029
Posted By ECKS-Man
I'd post pics too but couldn't be arsed from my...

I'd post pics too but couldn't be arsed from my phone, too fiddly. $2900 starting bid seems exxy to me but I am no expert!
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