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Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 72,393
Posted By turbobob
will let you know

Haven't got it yet so haven't fitted it. I think I chose the most universal looking one. Will need to make it fit with radiator guards.
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 72,393
Posted By turbobob
Hi

Hi Lentil.
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,193
Posted By turbobob
Last weekend

Last weekend
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,193
Posted By turbobob
Here here

I agree. I remember doing an assignment at uni on road safety and getting to interview the late great Greg Handsford. He was an advocate for defensive driving.

I think it it ridiculous in a...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 72,393
Posted By turbobob
Can't answer your question. But I have bought a...

Can't answer your question. But I have bought a KTM type kit from Trail Tech to fit to my WR. It comes with harness and digital thermo thing that you can set the temp to cut in. Was about $170 US
...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,193
Posted By turbobob
Get your hours up

When my eldest fella needed to get his hours up I got him to drive me and the two other kids up the Cape via the Old Telgraph Track. My middle fella turns 16 in May and he reckons a trip across the...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By turbobob
Love it

Awesome. Best thing I have seen for ages. To me it shows me how much crap we have and carry on with now. Love how simple and raw this was and how tough they were. I had pictures I cut from ADB from...
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By turbobob
Shift

Move towns
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 88,218
Posted By turbobob
Oh yeah

Oh this sounds like so much fun.....
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,375
Posted By turbobob
Thats it

Michael, thanks so much for taking notes today. Without this how would we have such an accurate description and detailed account of events.
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
maps

FR the maps details are as follows: This is the "Woods map" I used in the desert that was good (I installed it at the last minute and was all I had available)

Fuel
0 0 0
-3 0 0
-3 -3 0
...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By turbobob
Omo

But more importantly what about the perfectly good t-shirt you just ruined.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
I'm excited

Not sure when but looking forward to seeing one. Fuel injected, 6 speed and have thermo fan. I hope they are a good thing.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By turbobob
H2o

I only ever put water in mine. I haven't put anything else in like gatorade or the like.

I have never ever washed a camel back bladder. If there is water in it when I come to use it next then I...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By turbobob
M1

It is now a dirt super highway
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
I will find em.

I will find em.
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
I think i got about 16 or 17ks per litre crossing...

I think i got about 16 or 17ks per litre crossing the Simpson this year on my 450. I used a "Woods" map but have found more economical maps since.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,843
Posted By turbobob
I'de be keen

I'de be keen too if that's ok.
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,659
Posted By turbobob
*conditions apply

"We cover everything*"








*except claims
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
I am calling BS

There is no way this is true

Since when do you wash your work clothes
Since when do check air filters
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Shut the gate!

who let you in here!
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Will they both still be there when everyone...

Will they both still be there when everyone drives in? What colour cow is it? What is it's name? How dangerous is it?
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Same

And vice versa
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
No

Not on nothin.

My version is way better.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
No need to worry

Pritch no need to worry I can't go. You will be safe mate.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
power tuner?

So are you talking about +5 on a setting on the Yamaha Tuner thingy tthat varies the maps, or the CO setting that I have heard about. My understanding is that the CO setting is adjusted with another...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
Very interesting. Are you talking about FI Wr? ...

Very interesting. Are you talking about FI Wr?

Mine can be a bit crappy to start. Won't let you down but just doesn't start as cleanly as I would like.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Last one

Is that Curry pie I see in those teeth?
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
Desert fine

Michy Desert fits in fine. No drama. Can't say exact size i have (bike is not here) but thats what i am running at the moment.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,083
Posted By turbobob
High guard

Got stuck well and truly in Gherulla on the 990 with low guard. Clogged up and had to remove it. Rode out with the guard attached to me back pack looking like a ninja turtle.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 333,264
Posted By turbobob
Not sure

Can't answer you Joe but my guess is somewhere between 40 and 80 ks.

On the 990 with safari tanks I reckon I get about 100 max.

Off topic but only just found out my warning light is broke as...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Too pay

Phil, is that a rug you are wearing?
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Gym progress

http://turbobob.smugmug.com/Wr450/i-DSjcqsp/0/X2/IMG_7097-X2.jpg

Pathetic. Lucky it's over a month away
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Me too

I'm two weeks in. Looks ridiculous.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
I'm ignorant

OFBM, I have never had a steering dampener so I couldn't really say I suppose. I will say this bike was a piece of piss to ride. Kind of cheating really.

Tiggs, I really don't think the oil...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 136,460
Posted By turbobob
Slightly off topic

I know you guys are talking lowering links so this is slightly off topic. One of the best mods I have had done to my 450 is the preload adjuster on the rear shock. You can adjust with a 8mm socket....
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Oh dear

:eek1
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,307
Posted By turbobob
Fake it

I will have to fake it as I have that little hair on my face that to remove it I just rub my face with milk and let the cat lick it off.

If I try and grow a beard I will have to start now. By the...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,759
Posted By turbobob
gympie

http://turbobob.smugmug.com/Wr450/i-5JDLwjF/0/O/nla.pic-an11850641-5-v.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 162,892
Posted By turbobob
Prince Fogo

I bet it is a Negerian bank account.
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