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Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6,111
Views: 1,096,634
Posted By The Mass
OR ME! The 50mm WP Extremes were THAT terrible,...

OR ME!
The 50mm WP Extremes were THAT terrible, I almost swapped them with the 48's on my Adventure before I sold the LC4.
As said before, get them serviced and ride away.
I would sell the 43's...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,515
Posted By The Mass
Where's it gone...?

Hey Bill
I think somebody pinched about 6 inches of your suspension travel on an overnight stop.:rofl

Seriously, it looks the goods for an overnight trip around the world such as yours. A credit...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,299
Posted By The Mass
You asked....so my opinion is a straight out NO! ...

You asked....so my opinion is a straight out NO!

A girl with a persona that you describe would be more than happy with a CRF230.
Easy to start, easy to ride, feet can touch the ground without...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By The Mass
Luca I am with Bill on this one. I had a...

Luca
I am with Bill on this one. I had a detonation while in Senegal resulting in a broken top ring and it pushed so much oil into the airbox that it shut the bike down by strangulation.
Reason for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 536,802
Posted By The Mass
Thumb Hey Fogo, that dash is an absoluter...

Hey Fogo, that dash is an absoluter pisser!!http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif

Any chance you can supply a link for that unit?

Another question - have you had the stator rewound?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By The Mass
Michelin AC 10 if you are going to stick to the...

Michelin AC 10 if you are going to stick to the tracks.
They go well on the 250 with half the hp, and have heard them rated on the 450's
I like themhttp://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,931,634
Posted By The Mass
Gents Try a search for WINGS mufflers. They...

Gents
Try a search for WINGS mufflers.
They are made solely for KTM's and are a class piece of work. (Dare I say....equal to an AKRO)

The Oz importer is MOTOTOYS, he doesn't list one for the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By The Mass
Plastex

Google it, find it in your area(country) and get some.
Very VERY easy and you will be able to keep yourself in beer until it runs out fixing things for all your mates.:slurp

Cheers
Mass
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,808
Posted By The Mass
Thumb Bitchin'

Well done....http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
Forum: Australia 04-26-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By The Mass
No worries Burra Broken Hill is right on the...

No worries Burra
Broken Hill is right on the firing line so won't be any trouble at all. Let me know whether you decide to run with it.
Have an XR8 Ute to pick up in Gilgandra as well, so really...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 921,391
Posted By The Mass
You should first measure with a pair of verniers...

You should first measure with a pair of verniers the bottom of the spindle where they are press fitted into the bottom triple clamp.
If the spindle shaft diameters are the same, then it would be far...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By The Mass
Bike and Car Transport..Gold Coast to Perth

Hey All
I am not a registered transport company or common carrier.
I am however, a member who is relocating from Perth to Northern NSW and will be travelling back to WA in this coming week after...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By The Mass
Three of us did the Sahara, deep soft white sand,...

Three of us did the Sahara, deep soft white sand, gibber rocks and everything in between on the standard Metzler (Sahara) rears with Michy desert fronts.
The rears sit on the sand rather than...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By The Mass
http://www.racewear.com.au/product/subcategory.cgi...

http://www.racewear.com.au/product/subcategory.cgi?sc=34 (http://www.racewear.com.au/product/subcategory.cgi?sc=34)

Get some and you won't regret it. IMO well worth the $35
Just don't be in too...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,640
Posted By The Mass
A great tribute to a Great Man RIP TK

A great tribute to a Great Man
RIP TK
Forum: Australia 12-18-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By The Mass
And if it is broken......?

Forget about having your plastics "welded" by an early school leaver for $45/hr and instead spend $35 on the PLASTEX starter kit.
This stuff sticks ANY plastic together (even the "oily" stuff that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By The Mass
In short..................

Yes you can :thumb

The spacers are an aftermarket riser, you will however, need to get original length bolts and you are good to go!

Cheers
Mass
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,570
Posted By The Mass
Centre stands make it easy when the inevitable...

Centre stands make it easy when the inevitable flat happens.
So SO EASY! :thumb

The one on the 640 would be lighter than most side stands on Jap bikes i reckon
Forum: Australia 11-28-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,218
Posted By The Mass
I have an Acerbis sitting in my shed, looks like...

I have an Acerbis sitting in my shed, looks like a good 20 litres plus.
It may be for sale one day, depending on what config I do my KLX up to sell it, either standard or Adv ready.
I should be...
Forum: Australia 11-28-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,051
Posted By The Mass
Bet it was real fun up until that point.....:lol3

Bet it was real fun up until that point.....:lol3
Forum: Australia 11-27-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,051
Posted By The Mass
You could say that I'm a fan of the LC4.....................

Myself and two mates rode '00 and '01 models thru the Sahara to Timbuktu and Dakar unsupported.

Bought a '99 model and kitted it up for my brother so we could do Cape York, after that sold the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,714
Posted By The Mass
The OP doesn't state whether it is a dirt bike or...

The OP doesn't state whether it is a dirt bike or not, but if it is for a alloy mag wheel, I would definitely recommend powder coating.
BUT.....get it sand blasted first!

I had a wheel done for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By The Mass
I have owned a couple of TTR's and they are a...

I have owned a couple of TTR's and they are a great woods bike but not really for what you are looking at with those speeds, weight and fuel economy.
In my opinion, you would be better off looking...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,381
Posted By The Mass
Understand, fair call DmsFab. :thumb Those...

Understand, fair call DmsFab. :thumb

Those are great shipping costs and if UPS handle all the customs for that price then it is a good deal indeed.

I take it that the $1400 is for each way?...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,322
Posted By The Mass
My wife is adamant that our daughter (almost 2)...

My wife is adamant that our daughter (almost 2) is not going to ride a bike!!!! :dunno
Her reason is that she will be more likely to get on the back behind a boyfriend (teenage years) who will...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,381
Posted By The Mass
Duplicate bike...?

Have you thought of settng up your bike with all the goodies at home then taking everything off and just shipping that over as unacompanied luggage when you fly.
You could then buy a bike here (a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,282
Posted By The Mass
That's a great job you did there Sam :thumb ...

That's a great job you did there Sam :thumb :thumb :thumb
I am glad it was worth the effort

Cheers
Mass
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,663
Posted By The Mass
Never Again............

Hi Mike
My experience with these is in the soft sands of the Sahara and Australia.
The rears are a very hard tyre(tire) and wear well and great at speed, but they will tend to dig down when taking...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,940
Posted By The Mass
Thanks LT Can you please provide a link to your...

Thanks LT
Can you please provide a link to your shop?
Are you in Oz and how is postage?
Cheers
Mass
Forum: Australia 11-14-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By The Mass
Eek That is fantastic..............only in my dreams...

That is fantastic..............only in my dreams type of stuff

Thanks for posting :thumb
Forum: Australia 11-13-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By The Mass
Omega

I am going to have a serious look at the Omega neck brace
These afford movement in the normal range as in looking down and restrict side and back hyperextension.
With a letter of recommendation...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,940
Posted By The Mass
I need a couple.....

Gents
How difficult are these to acquire in Oz?
If ordering from O/S as in Batteryspace etc. is there any issues with postage?

Your learned wisdom will be greatly appreciated.
Cheers
Mass
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By The Mass
Luke is correct................. That chain is...

Luke is correct................. That chain is WAY TOO TIGHT

If it is not tended to sooner rather than later, something serious and expensive is going to happen.

After...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By The Mass
Hey Damo Send Scott Performance an email with...

Hey Damo
Send Scott Performance an email with your query.
http://www.scottsperformance.com/

They (Jake Hulsebus) are very helpful and way more prompt than most Oz Steering damper manufacturers....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By The Mass
Sorry Clint........ The Adv's started with the...

Sorry Clint........ The Adv's started with the 48mm forks in '01 (275mm travel) as well as a 320mm front disc as opposed to the 300mm of the Enduro.
The 2000 model Adv has the 50mm WP Extremes.
...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,411
Posted By The Mass
What that bloke has done to that GSX1400 is...

What that bloke has done to that GSX1400 is nothing short of amazing!


And I thought I was pretty good at grafting a USD front to mine. :shog


As good as I am sure it may be and I guess...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By The Mass
YEP!!! I was there :clap Unfortunately only as...

YEP!!!
I was there :clap Unfortunately only as a pit crew.:shog
Warren Kempton was the outright bike winner, putting a few "names" behind him....
Forum: Australia 11-02-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,074
Posted By The Mass
I would love to add a witty/smutty...

I would love to add a witty/smutty comment.........but alas, I'm just not up to it. :shog

That would have to be the most impressive piece of bike control I have ever seen.

Great find! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,460
Posted By The Mass
For you guys with the 50mm Extremes......... ...

For you guys with the 50mm Extremes.........

They do have a tendancy to blow seals, but a worthy addition is to put a set of gaitors on them (if you can find some to fit 50mm) and throw the...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By The Mass
:thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb...

:thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb

Very wise words...........
Could not have said it better myself.

Cheers
Mass
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