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Forum: Australia Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
Not as I first thought

John, Stephen

Email on its way.

Through the clears eyes of morning :D, I can see that your route through there is slightly different the one we did in 2012. We went down the PNC Baseline Rod...
Forum: Australia Today, 05:06 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
There was only one sandy stretch lasting a few...

There was only one sandy stretch lasting a few kms which will probably make some of you pay attention. Sand Kings wont notice it. :D Can't say whether an outfit will pass through ok though. :dunno. ...
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,579
Posted By farcall
G'day Stephen This might also help you make...

G'day Stephen

This might also help you make a decision. See you at Rawlinna.

http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-C2VMqfX/0/L/i-C2VMqfX-L.jpg
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
Has the same effect on me too...

Has the same effect on me too...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
I'll bite Neil :D This Honda will be...

I'll bite Neil :D

This Honda will be there :deal ... unless my spannering over the last 6 months lets me down :1drink. Even got the Desert Raid moniker on the front mudguard.
...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,609
Posted By farcall
The faulty alloy part was superceded by a steel...

The faulty alloy part was superceded by a steel part a few years back - probably 2011. My photo shows the steel one in the vice.
Forum: Australia 04-08-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,609
Posted By farcall
Recall

Long overdue.

I reported my failure -- which happened whilst loaded up for a trip thru the centre to Birdsville, off-road, on a bend, at 100kmh and 150km from the nearest one-horse town -- to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 5,390,867
Posted By farcall
There's an interesting, and in hindsight,...

There's an interesting, and in hindsight, somewhat predictable outcome that occurs with the combo of carrying 43 litres of fuel (up front) and long travel USD forks. I can easily detect fork flex if...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 5,390,867
Posted By farcall
Yep PA6 aka Nylon 6. As they say, when only the...

Yep PA6 aka Nylon 6. As they say, when only the best will do :D
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 372,009
Posted By farcall
Brilliant work there Dan. Very impressed. ...

Brilliant work there Dan. Very impressed.



A couple of pics of my recent work for those not subscribed to the AT thread.

Boano front end, Nitron shock, TT 43 litre tank and heaps of other...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 5,390,867
Posted By farcall
My recently 'tweaked' 2001 AT. Boano front...

My recently 'tweaked' 2001 AT.

Boano front end, Nitron shock, TT 43 litre tank, Scotts steering damper and heaps of other minor mods & bits.

Fuller pictorial and story here -...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 39,140
Posted By farcall
Yep. Got the T10 out a few weeks after posting...

Yep. Got the T10 out a few weeks after posting that pic and fixed it in 10mins.

:thumb
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
As happened at previous Desert Raids, I'd guess...

As happened at previous Desert Raids, I'd guess that everyone will head off the next day.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
Contour winner?? :ear :D

Contour winner?? :ear

:D
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
To make it easy, I'll bring my 20ltrs in a jerry...

To make it easy, I'll bring my 20ltrs in a jerry can on the trailer. That leaves all 400ltrs accounted for as per the list above.
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
Drop mine from 40 to 20ltrs thanks Chris.

Drop mine from 40 to 20ltrs thanks Chris.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
Beauty. Stand by... will try to get a firm...

Beauty.

Stand by... will try to get a firm plan in place by weeks end.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
I have a driver teed up. He has a 4x4 wagon...

I have a driver teed up. He has a 4x4 wagon (Pajero). We need either a suitable trailer to carry a couple of 44's or a loaner ute to carry the 44's.
Forum: Australia 03-15-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
There is a plan B. SMS coming your way Chris.

There is a plan B. SMS coming your way Chris.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 5,390,867
Posted By farcall
Following on from Dennis' post, these are my...

Following on from Dennis' post, these are my headers which are ceramic coated with a 'satin chrome' finish.

http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-PWNmWBJ/0/L/i-PWNmWBJ-L.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By farcall
Agreed Joe. I got my son to ride towards me...

Agreed Joe. I got my son to ride towards me whilst I was in the car coming in the other direction. I kept adjusting headlight down until it didnt glare.

I've got LED spots to take care of the...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By farcall
Plug n play. Although difficulty of installation...

Plug n play. Although difficulty of installation varies depending on your crf's rubber boot. I recall some posts in that thread report they wont fit some bikes - I think the vendor is keeping a known...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By farcall
I fitted a H4 LED bulb to my HP2 in 2013 and...

I fitted a H4 LED bulb to my HP2 in 2013 and liked it so much I've fitted them to my Africa Twin (H4's).

Like Funatic said, they are brighter. Off-road, I find the beam spread to be significantly...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,868
Posted By farcall
I've had the Cyclops H4 LED in my HP2 since Aug...

I've had the Cyclops H4 LED in my HP2 since Aug 2014. No LAMPF warning lights.

Light glare for oncoming traffic was initially a problem due to the higher cut line of the LED light pattern. It was...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,319
Posted By farcall
I'm not interested in swapping insults with you. ...

I'm not interested in swapping insults with you.



If this info helps anyone else...

I've undergone 3 sleep studies over 12 years.

The first one diagnosed mild or low level (I cant...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,319
Posted By farcall
VERY slim? Are you speaking from personal...

VERY slim? Are you speaking from personal experience? If so, why not make your comment on that basis rather than a sweeping generalisation? Unless of course you have access to recognised research...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,868
Posted By farcall
I PM'd site admin a link to your post. Hope it...

I PM'd site admin a link to your post. Hope it gets sorted.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,868
Posted By farcall
Screens

There is poll over at HP2 Enduro that may interest some.

http://www.hp2enduro.com/hp2e_plugins/forum/forum_viewtopic.php?3428.0#post_3430
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 1,274,917
Posted By farcall
Spot on Tags. And its called isolation. No fuel...

Spot on Tags. And its called isolation. No fuel stops for 1000kms also means no food, no water and no automobile club recovery services.

Space over the rear subframe is needed for food, water,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 1,274,917
Posted By farcall
Sorry... I missed that post (now quoted). ...

Sorry... I missed that post (now quoted).

The KLR seat height is 35". The R1200GSA is nearly 36". A mate and I owned KLR's & GSA's and we've done thousands of km's on them - more than 75%...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 1,274,917
Posted By farcall
How tall do you reckon the bloke second from...

How tall do you reckon the bloke second from right is?

5'6". Paulo Gonclaves.
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 372,009
Posted By farcall
Thanks fella's. I'll report back about the...

Thanks fella's.

I'll report back about the LED H4 globes. I've got one fitted in HP2... high beam depth is marginally better than halogen but 'spread' is brilliant. Just what I was after to help...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 372,009
Posted By farcall
Thanks doc. I'll flick AndyK a pm but I see...

Thanks doc.

I'll flick AndyK a pm but I see he hasn't checked in for 18 months.
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 372,009
Posted By farcall
Getting there

Boano front end fitted.
http://shalinw.smugmug.com/photos/i-RmJzQ6n/0/L/i-RmJzQ6n-L.jpg

I've ditched the Boano twin brake lines and will do a custom brake line setup which mimics Honda's OEM...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By farcall
I'm leaning towards air, which means you'll have...

I'm leaning towards air, which means you'll have to open up the airbox.

Pic of my old setup here - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25476307&postcount=48

Can you easily refit the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 5,390,867
Posted By farcall
Wolfman Expedition. Looks like the large version....

Wolfman Expedition. Looks like the large version.

http://wolfmanluggage.com/products/large-expedition-tank-bag
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 19,914
Posted By farcall
40 litres for me thanks Chris. Two of us will be...

40 litres for me thanks Chris. Two of us will be heading home via Plumridge Lakes & Laverton so we'll need 20 each (approx 950kms for our Kal > Lav route :eek1 )
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9,578
Views: 700,579
Posted By farcall
Ditto merry Christmas to all and hope to get out...

Ditto merry Christmas to all and hope to get out a bit more on my refurbished AT.

Its been months since these two went up on the benches for a major strip down
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14,632
Views: 5,390,867
Posted By farcall
Nice work. :clap Not so common to see a TT...

Nice work. :clap

Not so common to see a TT 43ltr tank :thumb (got one myself)... and bikini fork guards :huh :D
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 343,689
Posted By farcall
Better add Honda XRV750 Africa Twin to the...

Better add Honda XRV750 Africa Twin to the list... post #1729

And BMW HP2 Enduro (no pics though)
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