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Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 515,362
Posted By kano650
xchallenge tank

I'm after a touratech 16L fuel tank (or just the mounting brackets) for an xchallenge. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,111
Views: 937,800
Posted By kano650
Did you install steel threaded insets into the...

Did you install steel threaded insets into the subframe before installing the rack? My rack is on the way and I'm considering this mod

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Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,598
Posted By kano650
My new staintune arrived the other day. Its got...

My new staintune arrived the other day. Its got 3kg less pork than stock and sounds sweet. :evil...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12,815
Views: 858,885
Posted By kano650
Hey guys I need to get some custom racks welded...

Hey guys I need to get some custom racks welded up to some wolfman raw hoops for my XChallenge. Does anyone know a good welder in Adelaide you could recommend?
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By kano650
Can a mod nuke this thread? The seller came...

Can a mod nuke this thread? The seller came through in the end.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,598
Posted By kano650
Oh that doesn't look good at all and could go a...

Oh that doesn't look good at all and could go a fair way towards explaining my predicament. The guy in Italy who I bought it from said there were some "big problems with my order" and that he'd...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,598
Posted By kano650
My new acquisition in its native habitat. :evil ...

My new acquisition in its native habitat. :evil

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Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,647
Views: 1,103,598
Posted By kano650
Hey guys, I'm new to this thread as the happy new...

Hey guys, I'm new to this thread as the happy new owner of a bone stock 07 XC I already love this bike after only one decent ride. I'll be doing a few minor mods over the coming months but nothing...
Forum: Vendors 10-21-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By kano650
EM Lineamoto

I'm interested if anybody on the forum has dealt with this vendor before? I'm only posting in the hope some inmates reply with a few positive experiences that would set my mind at ease. I ordered a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,158
Posted By kano650
That area around Snobs Falls looks like some...

That area around Snobs Falls looks like some great ADV riding country. Good stuff Kym. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By kano650
I can only imagine how much you enjoyed this day...

I can only imagine how much you enjoyed this day out with your boy. I'm looking forward to the day my daughters can jump on the back and come out riding with me :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
You summed it up well there Dan. What struck me...

You summed it up well there Dan. What struck me was the apparent lack of wildlife anywhere. I think the only wildlife we saw were a few tiny lizards tracking through the sand. At about 4am I heard a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Yeh Kym, David had to take himself away to his...

Yeh Kym, David had to take himself away to his 'happy' place a few times to get through it :D To his credit he toughed it out though. Poor bastard is still crook.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Thanks for that Kiz. Yeah I read something a...

Thanks for that Kiz. Yeah I read something a while ago about entry fees being introduced soon. They'll make a bit of dough out of it given the number of 4x4's that travel through there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
No worries mate, hope your wrist is healing up...

No worries mate, hope your wrist is healing up alright too :D

Seems that beer cans these days are made bloody paper thin. I'll be working out a better carriage system for the next one!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
I got it from an SNL sketch with Will Ferrell and...

I got it from an SNL sketch with Will Ferrell and Cristopher Walken. Fuckin funny stuff.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Thanks Tony. Yeah it's a pretty technical bit of...

Thanks Tony. Yeah it's a pretty technical bit of track. Hardest ride I've done without doubt. I had a few wobbly moments so was lucky to not come off a couple of times. We need to catch up for a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
I spoke to him yesterday and he's still not...

I spoke to him yesterday and he's still not feeling the best. He's got Diverticulosis apparently.
Forum: Australia 09-28-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 854,029
Posted By kano650
An overnight ride down the Border Track through...

An overnight ride down the Border Track through Ngarkat Conservation Park.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
For those with DR’s who may be interested in our...

For those with DR’s who may be interested in our fuel consumption on the trip here it is. I’ll firstly outline our bike setups.

- Open airboxes
- DJ needle 4th clip position
- DJ 155 main...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
After putting everything back on the bike we got...

After putting everything back on the bike we got moving again for the final run into Adelaide along the South Eastern Freeway. Apart from strong gusty winds the remainder of the trip was an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
About 20km from Tailem Bend I opened up the...

About 20km from Tailem Bend I opened up the throttle in fifth and the DR lost power and died. I drained the float bowl which fixed the problem until I opened it up in top gear again and the same...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
We continued on and were both happy to see the...

We continued on and were both happy to see the hard packed soil on the opposite side of the gate leading out of Ngarkat Conservation Park. At Tintinara we fueled up and David bought oil for his bike....
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
The sand was nice and damp on top from the...

The sand was nice and damp on top from the moisture overnight. The DR just eats this stuff up. I found second gear and standing on the pegs the easiest way to ride this, occasionally dropping it down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Late yesterday I was rethinking the route for...

Late yesterday I was rethinking the route for today and decided to head west to Tintinara instead of looping around and heading north through the park. Regardless of our chosen route we had no option...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Out of a total of 26 cans only 10 survived. We...

Out of a total of 26 cans only 10 survived. We decided to look on the positive side and focus on the 10 that made it rather than the 16 that smashed apart in the bag. :freaky

We pitched the tents...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Aaarrkk!! :splat ...

Aaarrkk!! :splat

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
With our priorities in order I went straight to...

With our priorities in order I went straight to the Wolfman bag to grab a couple of cold beers.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
First gear and some steady throttle and both DR's...

First gear and some steady throttle and both DR's tractored up. As a 4x4 struggled to get up the hill I chatted with some of their convoy while David almost blew a gasket. Fortunately the track got...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
At the southern end of the park we approached...

At the southern end of the park we approached this sign. It wasn’t exactly what David wanted to see at this point in the day but it was sand either way so rather than taking the detour we opted for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Unfortunately he spent a bit of time doing this...

Unfortunately he spent a bit of time doing this sort of thing which only added to his exhaustion. He continued to press through the pain and kept going.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
David assured me he was ok to keep going so we...

David assured me he was ok to keep going so we pressed on.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
We stopped for another rest at a lookout and took...

We stopped for another rest at a lookout and took in some amazing views of the Big Desert and the Ngarkat Conservation Park.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
An hour into the hard stuff and David looked like...

An hour into the hard stuff and David looked like he could use an iron lung. Beads of sweat were forming on his brow and dripping down his face while he struggled for breath. He'd mentioned prior to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
The track started nice and easy but it wasn't...

The track started nice and easy but it wasn't long before the sandy stuff started. The tracks through here are really heavily rutted by 4x4's and the sand is very powdery and deep in some sections....
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
I filled up the brand new waterproof Wolfman...

I filled up the brand new waterproof Wolfman medium duffle bag with drinks, ice and meat for tonight's bbq. David fueled up and reset his odo and we headed off towards the Border Track to beat the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
As soon as the pub opened at 11.00am we stocked...

As soon as the pub opened at 11.00am we stocked up on the essentials- a slab of Melbourne Bitter cans, 2x bags of ice and 2 bourbon and cokes.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Thanks mate. I was a bit disappointed with most...

Thanks mate. I was a bit disappointed with most of them to be honest although some turned out alright.. Most were just taken on our phones
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
The only place open for lunch was the local...

The only place open for lunch was the local Foodland Supermarket. The bakery is closed on Sunday’s and the two pubs dont open until 11.00am. With time to kill we decided to purchase ingredients for a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,699
Posted By kano650
Eventually we came to the end of the twin track...

Eventually we came to the end of the twin track and back onto open gravel for an 80km cruise into Pinnaroo. The world was a divine place as we both enjoyed the fresh air and emerging sunshine. A...
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