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Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
i'm not sure. there's an oil tank full of bloody...

i'm not sure. there's an oil tank full of bloody hot oil right in front of it. the brake light switch is another good place to pick up power for the voltage sensing wire.



at the risk of being...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,630
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
one trick i have used with some success to remove...

one trick i have used with some success to remove rusted in caliper pistons is to tack a piece of steel to the end of the piston (where it touches the pad), then use it to twist/pull them out. break...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,630
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
how old is your xt? i had an '88 tt600 and...

how old is your xt? i had an '88 tt600 and (believe it or not) zz-r250 carbs were an upgrade 30mm vs 26. it took a little fiddling with main jets but was surprisingly easy to get them to work. better...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,630
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
Thanks Graham, What is YMMV? :huh The...

Thanks Graham,
What is YMMV? :huh

The Yammie starts & goes quite well up to around 80 or 90 no probs, but it lacks any punch pulling 90 - 110 & certainly isn't willing to pull much harder for...
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 72,433
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
not in bloody sand it won't!

not in bloody sand it won't!
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
sundowner, another route is to look in a bike...

sundowner, another route is to look in a bike wrecker. see what reg/rec they seem to have heaps of. road bikes normally have a lot of output and a suitably robust r/r. wiring them in is pretty easy....
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
88 was single carb. plenty of people have used...

88 was single carb. plenty of people have used the later (91-on?) piggyback shock in 88-90 frames. dunno about dual carb stuff.

sounds like an awful lot of fucking around for something that can...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 45,742
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
i haven't been in here for a while. a while ago,...

i haven't been in here for a while. a while ago, i read a book called no more mister nice guy by robert glover. this book, once i got past the feeling he'd been spying on me was a really big help.
...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
do you know which part died? the pickup coils can...

do you know which part died? the pickup coils can often be bought cheaply aftermarket and fitment is an easy soldering job.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,630
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
cool. sounds good.

cool. sounds good.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
what about the rubbers old 2 strokes had to stop...

what about the rubbers old 2 strokes had to stop the fins ringing? a neat stack of rubber blocks might look ok?
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,630
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
where is this tear's ride pezz? might be a couple...

where is this tear's ride pezz? might be a couple of cq starters. me on an xr6 and not sure on the other.
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
i can remember the ballards catalogue talking...

i can remember the ballards catalogue talking about how you can't buy the hrc big fin head anymore, and had to get them from ballards.

the reason i was given, is that honda worked out pretty...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 62,878
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
some people like that sort of thing.

some people like that sort of thing.
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 62,878
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
so after looking at electric start ktm 300's on...

so after looking at electric start ktm 300's on the weekend and thinking about it all, does anyone know what the stator output on a 300 is like? it'd have to be better than average to keep the...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
how big is it bruce? is it a pwk? cr125 or 250 2...

how big is it bruce? is it a pwk? cr125 or 250 2 stroker most likely.
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
jesus. grabalambone. there's a blast from the...

jesus. grabalambone. there's a blast from the past. do you go there much? we lived there '89-91. then nyngan '91-92. stick with drums. one of those new fangled disc things is more than enough.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
is your address nyngan or mudgee? that's the...

is your address nyngan or mudgee? that's the kicker. no blue slip station in nyngan at all? i thought chris dutton was doing all that stuff.
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
yes, that looks like an aftermarket carb. one...

yes, that looks like an aftermarket carb. one bonus for blackwater is no motorbike rwc station. just fill out a form and pay the money.
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
the back brake is redundant. shutting the...

the back brake is redundant. shutting the throttle does most of the rear braking you need. i had a ct125 many moons ago. it took the same brake shoes as the rear on most xrs before about '91

it'd...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
why not just bang that motor into your bike and...

why not just bang that motor into your bike and run it around before you pull it apart. see how it shifts etc. see how well the rest of your bike works too.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-19-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,724
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
if you can, break the chains and join the new one...

if you can, break the chains and join the new one to the old one. it's pretty easy (with the valves closed and the plug out) to just pull the new one through with the old one. means you don't have to...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
and bruce, not sure if it's any good, and not...

and bruce, not sure if it's any good, and not affiliated with the seller. whack xr600 engine into ebay. there's a running '89 model engine ending today.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
my stator looks craptacular output wise. one big...

my stator looks craptacular output wise. one big bit for the cdi source, and 2 little bits either side. my left case has 3 holes tapped 8x1.25. i think to attach the tool for separating the cases....
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,334
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
i'll see what i can do.

i'll see what i can do.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,334
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
i can't (sob!) grow a beard. can i use my...

i can't (sob!) grow a beard. can i use my bathmat? it has thick and luxuriant pile.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
bruce, i bought a bolt. if you were to give me...

bruce, i bought a bolt. if you were to give me your address, i'll send it down to you. is the xl600rmg crank longer on the stator end? i thought someone in this thread had gone electric start with...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
i'm planning to use the later xr600 countershaft....

i'm planning to use the later xr600 countershaft. apparently the xr650r sprocket has the same splines but is 3mm or so wider. meant to last forever.

the xr650l countershaft doesn't have the end...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 81,161
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
it might not hurt to look at the slide needle and...

it might not hurt to look at the slide needle and the piece it runs in. honda calls it a needle and nozzle. poor idle and fuel economy is often cured by replacing these.



thumpertalk has an...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,792
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
this is very exciting. we got street legal (lol!)...

this is very exciting. we got street legal (lol!) IT's here of varying sizes. i had a 465 registered and used to ride it around. maybe look in australia for a lighting coil and the relevant wiring?
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
xr still needs the same stuff doing. my tt was...

xr still needs the same stuff doing. my tt was great once i got it sorted.
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
a big thing is make sure the swingarm pivot bolt...

a big thing is make sure the swingarm pivot bolt has been kept tight. eventually the engine cases got worn and broke if left long enough. if it's done a lot of station work (mustering etc) it might...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,645
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
here you go. ...

here you go.
http://i873.photobucket.com/albums/ab296/briney_79/cbpic2_zps7789166e.jpg (http://s873.photobucket.com/user/briney_79/media/cbpic2_zps7789166e.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
yes. i reckon it would. how old is it? '80s or a...

yes. i reckon it would. how old is it? '80s or a belgarda? i've had a bit to do with the 80s ones.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,645
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
not yet. i can probably get some from him though.

not yet. i can probably get some from him though.
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,645
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
also, on the cb125e front, i have an older...

also, on the cb125e front, i have an older brother who has (cheaply!) adventurised one. he's working on a 223cc kit for it now. they can be bought for fuck all.
Forum: Australia 06-22-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,253
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
righto, so i've been talking to michael about his...

righto, so i've been talking to michael about his meal doover. it's all go, self heating, plates and cutlery etc. sausages, tomato, pasta, carrots and cake. he couldn't find one with cucumbers for...
Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,253
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
G'day George. Can you please put me down for a...

G'day George. Can you please put me down for a 10L jerry and Michael's meal doover ? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Australia 06-19-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,253
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
is the look on your face from the sight or the...

is the look on your face from the sight or the smell of his perineal sweat ? or some combination of both ?
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,253
Posted By wiggywildwildwest
got the 125 donk in today. just needs fine tuning...

got the 125 donk in today. just needs fine tuning of jetting now.
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