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Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By Mike the Yank
Has to have a compliance plate too, import MX...

Has to have a compliance plate too, import MX bikes don't have them. :evil
Best $80 you could spend, that plus ambo coverage! :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By Mike the Yank
Sounds flooded. Check your carb choke plate too,...

Sounds flooded. Check your carb choke plate too, if it backfired through the carb it could have damaged it.
Steve is the EXPERT though, I'm just thinking of things for you to look at until he gets...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,171
Posted By Mike the Yank
I would suggest an older dr, maybe even look at...

I would suggest an older dr, maybe even look at the 400's, way more popular over here than any other brand and a lot more fun in the mud. A 600 isn't going to be much fun in sand or mud unless you...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 547,399
Posted By Mike the Yank
crf450X baffle

Found one, Ballards came through! Like the title says, need a baffle for the factory pipe, don't like loud and drawing attention that the previous owner did. LMK what you have and how many $$$ to get...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mike the Yank
you're going to love the mid-range! :deal

you're going to love the mid-range! :deal
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
About $160 from memory, they have excuses every...

About $160 from memory, they have excuses every time I call but are always available on the phone and always offer a refund or credit so I'm not worried about the money side of it. Not sure what...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
Thanks for the link, as most places I have found...

Thanks for the link, as most places I have found they don't have a complete kit for a 450X. I have ordered one from Motorcycles Accessories Australia (back in Nov) still waiting for it to come in.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
What happened to the seat in the third pic? ...

What happened to the seat in the third pic?
Looks great, I'm trying to get a black plastics kit for mine. :evil
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 41,379
Posted By Mike the Yank
:deal :clap

:deal :clap
Forum: Australia 03-03-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,318
Posted By Mike the Yank
I saw a guy loose his leg (probably life as well)...

I saw a guy loose his leg (probably life as well) lane splitting, not to be taken lightly. Amazing to me that it is not allowed on the curb side as this seems to be safer. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,761
Posted By Mike the Yank
Looks like the same engine as the xl 250 Degree...

Looks like the same engine as the xl 250 Degree we had over here in Oz. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
Rebel Racing does great suspension work if you...

Rebel Racing does great suspension work if you ever get down this way. :D
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Mike the Yank
seat concept was $250 for complete seat and $60...

seat concept was $250 for complete seat and $60 postage, direct with them was the cheapest postage, a couple of other places sell their products but the postage was a lot more.
I love it, hands...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Mike the Yank
If,,,,,, all else fails I got a crf seat mailed...

If,,,,,, all else fails I got a crf seat mailed in from seat concepts, 10 days from order to doorstep.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,644
Posted By Mike the Yank
I have been to all the US national parks you...

I have been to all the US national parks you mentioned, I would go along with the suggestion (GOR) Great Ocean Road, then through the Grampians, could be colder than your used to but no snow. Look...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10,242
Views: 1,341,577
Posted By Mike the Yank
I would replace the "push cable" as it pulls the...

I would replace the "push cable" as it pulls the carb closed when you let off the throttle.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,627
Posted By Mike the Yank
88 XR600R 131 kph 81 mph on dirt, GPS ...

88 XR600R
131 kph 81 mph on dirt, GPS
StainTune pipe
15 48
Motor still has more, butt pucker maxed out :huh

09 CRF 450X
155 kph 96 mph same dirt road speedo :lol3 probably more like 90
Noise...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,803
Posted By Mike the Yank
Bummer, sorry I hijacked your thread. I got my...

Bummer, sorry I hijacked your thread.
I got my Ricky from XR's only, took a couple of weeks to AUS.
My rewind is still in and still starting easy. Doesn't get much use though since I went to a...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,241
Posted By Mike the Yank
Wink That got me the girl once, not quite what I meant...

That got me the girl once, not quite what I meant but she liked it! :rofl
Forum: Australia 12-23-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,694
Posted By Mike the Yank
shovel to horses head comes to mind, of course...

shovel to horses head comes to mind, of course you have to catch it in the act to be most effective :eek1

or a box of apple flavoured feminine products might put a stopper too it for a week or so...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10,242
Views: 1,341,577
Posted By Mike the Yank
rear wheel bearings or chain slop, maybe a worn...

rear wheel bearings or chain slop, maybe a worn chain slider?
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,527
Posted By Mike the Yank
Cool2 :huh WHAT????? :huh Obivously you don't like...

:huh WHAT????? :huh
Obivously you don't like Chicken Parmy's :lol3
:deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10,242
Views: 1,341,577
Posted By Mike the Yank
I would try it first before giving up, you get a...

I would try it first before giving up, you get a rear disk as well if you go 91 and up. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
I got a ac/dc led to play with. :evil

I got a ac/dc led to play with. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
I'm going to try a LED light with existing...

I'm going to try a LED light with existing wiring. Not sure which one yet but there are more and more coming out all the time.
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,088
Posted By Mike the Yank
Everybody can hear you, they just can't talk to...

Everybody can hear you, they just can't talk to you.
GME has just introduced a channel hopping CTSS system that shifts a preprogrammed group of radios to another channel anytime someone outside the...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 41,379
Posted By Mike the Yank
I don't know all the figures but if you run a...

I don't know all the figures but if you run a diode (which you will need) then it lowers the voltage and provides some resistance. Should be enough to keep all your other DC electrics going while...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 41,379
Posted By Mike the Yank
battery size depends on what you want to do with...

battery size depends on what you want to do with it. I bought a battery but ended up leaving it out as I just run a GPS and the intenal battery keeps it going between rest stops.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10,242
Views: 1,341,577
Posted By Mike the Yank
Vapor TrailTech will run on anything, 9-400...

Vapor TrailTech will run on anything, 9-400 VAC/VDC no polarity required.
From their PDF http://gallery.trailtech.net/media/instructions/computers/vapor/vapor_instructions.pdf
Might free up another...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,293
Posted By Mike the Yank
Does anybody know for a fact that it (tranny...

Does anybody know for a fact that it (tranny problems) hasn't been fixed? I just got an 09 and asked around to a few who should be "in the know" and they never heard about it.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 41,379
Posted By Mike the Yank
I think the "Staintune" exhaust was standard on...

I think the "Staintune" exhaust was standard on Aussie 600's. Mine's an 88 and I came from road bikes and it pulls hard, snap the throttle and your looking at the sky.
Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 41,379
Posted By Mike the Yank
Completely road registerable, but we have "Rec...

Completely road registerable, but we have "Rec Rego" in vic which covers me for everywhere I want to ride.

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Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 41,379
Posted By Mike the Yank
Hate to say but I got a 2009 CRF450X, does...

Hate to say but I got a 2009 CRF450X, does everything the BRP did plus handles better. Still got the BRP to sell but can't see any advantange to riding it over the CRF :cry
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,798
Posted By Mike the Yank
Wink Happy Camper

Haven't tried it yet but anything has to be better than stock ( CRF450X )
Order to door step in 10 days on one of their new complete seats. Pretty good service if you ask me especially since I live...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Mike the Yank
I run 14 psi on the rear of my xr600

I run 14 psi on the rear of my xr600
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10,242
Views: 1,341,577
Posted By Mike the Yank
Since they are a dry sump can't you just dump...

Since they are a dry sump can't you just dump more oil into frame resi??? Too the over flow point? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10,242
Views: 1,341,577
Posted By Mike the Yank
I'm going down the XR400 oil cooler and lines...

I'm going down the XR400 oil cooler and lines route. When I find one! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,547
Posted By Mike the Yank
http://www.xrsonly.com/media/catalog/product/cache...

http://www.xrsonly.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/x/r/xrs_only_clutch__4bfc2a55cb702.jpg

XR's only, currently out of stock but a good thing when you get...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,547
Posted By Mike the Yank
My clutch cable holder looks like yours, a couple...

My clutch cable holder looks like yours, a couple of zip ties has held it for over a year now! Next order from XR's only will have to get a new one.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,547
Posted By Mike the Yank
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w586/vtzero05/photo2_zps2f930d1a.jpg

By this pic I think you need at least one rocker, and I would have a real good look at your cam. Rockers are still...
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