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Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,052
Posted By Maccaoz
Back in the day. Suzuki 1100G/DJP 770kg all...

Back in the day.
Suzuki 1100G/DJP 770kg all up. 27,000kl around Oz at 90kph.Averaged 6.9lt to 100km
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,204
Posted By Maccaoz
Ex wife and I did a around Australia trip in...

Ex wife and I did a around Australia trip in 1984.Six months 27,000kl,not a problem with the bike but the Druotorque (?)suspension on the chair died in Kakadu Nat Park,rebuilt with swing arm and...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Maccaoz
+ 1 ALDI. Its great cooking gear. Just been...

+ 1 ALDI. Its great cooking gear.
Just been looking for a waterproof, warm, hiking/riding type jacket for Her Indoors
Checked out Kathmandu but the prices were crazy, bought a ripper from ALDI...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By Maccaoz
Version 1 Rallycross Bought in 08,had a...

Version 1 Rallycross
Bought in 08,had a couple of nasty little spills in it and it has worked well.Still OK except for the stretchy strap bits that aint stretchy no more and starting to fray here...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,406
Posted By Maccaoz
Probably squillions in daily use in Vietnam, and...

Probably squillions in daily use in Vietnam, and over there they refill the bottles for about 20 cents .Checked with the Viet family if they had ever heard of a big bang--No.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Maccaoz
Calling griffo to the bat phone :ear How many...

Calling griffo to the bat phone :ear
How many busted doos/springs have you replaced now ?
Forum: Battle Scooters 02-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Maccaoz
G'day Dusredel The language barrier can cause...

G'day Dusredel
The language barrier can cause some frustration but smile point and wave your hands about works well for most things.Paper and a pen and draw the bits you want checked also works with...
Forum: Battle Scooters 02-18-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Maccaoz
Thanks for the reply's blokes. I will try the...

Thanks for the reply's blokes.
I will try the preload spacer trick on the forks and maybe add a touch more fork oil.
I should have measured shock bolt diameters etc but in the rush of organising...
Forum: Battle Scooters 02-17-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Maccaoz
G'day As I said in the post shocks "are"...

G'day
As I said in the post shocks "are" available(just the quality is unknown)they are cheap enough to buy and try.Its the forks that are the main point of interest. There must be some good bodges...
Forum: Battle Scooters 02-17-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Maccaoz
Honda Future(Vietnam)Suspension ideas.

G'day
We have a Honda Future (125cc Underbone) in storage at Vung Tau Vietnam.
A great little bike that's just completed 12,000km touring the south of Vietnam with no problems except the severe...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,070
Posted By Maccaoz
G'day Jdeks Dunno if you are on this site...

G'day Jdeks
Dunno if you are on this site mate, in you situation it could be well worth a look.
www.GT.Riders.com (http://www.GT.Riders.com)
Macca
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Maccaoz
No one stopped.

Sydney-Newcastle Expressway: 8.30 am Sunday morning copped a nail in the loaded for touring KLRs rear 606.Removed the wheel replaced the tube, maybe an hour + with the search for a side stand stick...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Maccaoz
Garmin Zumo 550 replacement units

Just to let the Garmin Zumo 550 GPS owners know the latest from Garmin Australasia

"Due to the Zumo 550 being phased out Garmin no longer stock nor supply replacement units."

If your...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,470
Posted By Maccaoz
I'm betting there will be some Qld plod casually...

I'm betting there will be some Qld plod casually parked behind the shrubbery.The bloke from Rathdowney could have a field day.:lol3
Maybe take the KLR for a look around.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
+3 Ricor

+3

Ricor
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
+ 1 Its a KLR :wink:

+ 1
Its a KLR :wink:
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Maccaoz
Thanks for the replies blokes. Still cant get...

Thanks for the replies blokes.
Still cant get a ride report on the EN but--------?
I lived in Vietnam for 6 years,back in OZ for 14 then the trip starting last December.
I had a few bikes when...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Maccaoz
Suzuki EN150 (Vietnam)Anyone ridden one ?

G'day
Any inmates that have done Vietnam tours ridden a local EN150 ?
I would like to know how they compare for power, handling etc with the 125cc underbones so common over there.
We have a...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Maccaoz
Had a ride up yesterday. Jeeeez it was cold up...

Had a ride up yesterday. Jeeeez it was cold up there.
I had a look at the slip area that had caused all the problem.17 months to fix that :huh they must have been on hourly rate.:wink:
Forum: Australia 06-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Maccaoz
About time. The shop at the falls must have...

About time.
The shop at the falls must have been feeling the pinch.
Maybe take a ride up there tomorrow and see what took 17 months to fix.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,059
Posted By Maccaoz
I had a front tyre actually blow out on the start...

I had a front tyre actually blow out on the start of the Bergen op Zoom bridge 3 kl from Walcha.That was about 100 years ago on a R50 BMW and the bridge was heaps long,timber with whoooooops.
Think...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By Maccaoz
What's in the bottom ? Self inflating mat ? I...

What's in the bottom ? Self inflating mat ?
I have found that the Hennessy is freezing without a mat, or underslung insulation(working on a cut down old sleeping bag)
Forum: Australia 04-05-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,588
Posted By Maccaoz
Mine was 2,189 quid.Gus Kuhn London 76 Or...

Mine was 2,189 quid.Gus Kuhn London 76

Or a Norton Mk111 Interstate 1,021 quid
Triumph T140 Bonneville 918 quid
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By Maccaoz
International Licence is no good for Vietnam even...

International Licence is no good for Vietnam even if it says otherwise(dunno if they do now,they did some years ago)
It was OK with some cops over there years ago,but not as good as the standard...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,434
Posted By Maccaoz
Wrong button 2 lt .:lol3 Checked it at home &...

Wrong button 2 lt .:lol3 Checked it at home & after the shock of nothing in the window drained out 500ml.Back to Penrite and all is well.
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,434
Posted By Maccaoz
I used Rimula X in the KLR,one time & one time...

I used Rimula X in the KLR,one time & one time only.Did a 800+km one day ride and used 3lt of RX.Never used bugger all oil before or since but it sure liked a drink of Rimula X :eek1
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 283,921
Posted By Maccaoz
Heaps of stuff at Oxley today But no XL...

Heaps of stuff at Oxley today
But no XL gloves:(:
Forum: Australia 08-05-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,115
Posted By Maccaoz
Disk rotor thickness is the latest "Gotya" here...

Disk rotor thickness is the latest "Gotya" here in SEQ
Forum: Australia 07-28-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,319
Posted By Maccaoz
71 GT750 Ducati Built on a Monday morning by...

71 GT750 Ducati
Built on a Monday morning by well hung over ex olive pickers, What a POS :cry
Fell off on the Point Lookout dirt,bent it,swapped it for a new 500/4.Best deal I ever made.Heard...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By Maccaoz
Clymer 1987-2006 Front 3.8-4.1 SL 3.5 ...

Clymer 1987-2006

Front 3.8-4.1 SL 3.5

Rear 4.8-5.1 SL 4.5
Forum: Australia 07-08-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
Anyone having fuel flow problems with the big IMS...

Anyone having fuel flow problems with the big IMS tanks ?.As in no fuel getting to the carb for no obvious reason. Wait a few min and the bike will start and run with no more problem----- until the...
Forum: Australia 07-04-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,923
Posted By Maccaoz
Pants are shocking for cupboard shrink. I just...

Pants are shocking for cupboard shrink. I just dug out some after about 20 years hidden away. Shrink :eek1 I recon they are only 1/2 the size they use to be. Bloody rubbish.
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,941
Posted By Maccaoz
I'm 66,been riding since 16. The KLR is getting...

I'm 66,been riding since 16.
The KLR is getting more top heavy every year,the WeeStrom is OK :D
Forum: Australia 06-29-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
+ 1 waste of time.

+ 1
waste of time.
Forum: Australia 06-24-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
Flat bar,angle grinder,welder = cheap KLR footpeg...

Flat bar,angle grinder,welder = cheap KLR footpeg mod :D
Forum: Australia 05-24-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,379
Posted By Maccaoz
I did a one point landing on my first Zeus,recon...

I did a one point landing on my first Zeus,recon it could have saved me from something nasty.Bought another on that recommendation and number 3 will be purchased soon.Good gear for the $
Forum: Australia 05-23-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
Griffo the "GURU' needs a shed like that.

Griffo the "GURU' needs a shed like that.
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
Easy enough to remove the pump but you do need to...

Easy enough to remove the pump but you do need to remove the bolts around the filler cap,then its one nut at the rear of the tank to remove the pump.Only a few minutes work.

"Splash mode" dont...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
My IMS vacume pump is dead,maybe 3000km max.The...

My IMS vacume pump is dead,maybe 3000km max.The tank is great,the pump ????? Maybe the Safari splash was a better idea:D
Forum: Australia 04-13-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 211,218
Posted By Maccaoz
NO :rofl

NO :rofl
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