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Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,246
Posted By fxst78
All shaft drive bikes will do it on the centre...

All shaft drive bikes will do it on the centre stand, it is the latent friction the gear oil, just enough to turn it. You can stop it with your little finger!


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Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By fxst78
Do you ship international? (Australia) ...

Do you ship international? (Australia)


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Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,397
Posted By fxst78
It's a plain white hat! The way to make it a...

It's a plain white hat! The way to make it a "guy" version is to have a guy wear it...
Looks to be the perfect solution!
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,999
Posted By fxst78
Another from the Snowy Ride, this time a pro...

Another from the Snowy Ride, this time a pro shot. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/04/uby8e7y5.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,999
Posted By fxst78
Charlotte's Pass, Snowy Ride...

Charlotte's Pass, Snowy Ride 2013.http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/03/tuhyza6y.jpg
Forum: Australia 08-09-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 242,923
Posted By fxst78
Thought I had missed out on the sizes I wanted in...

Thought I had missed out on the sizes I wanted in the scrum only to intercept a guy with a crate coming to re-stock the shelves! Got everything I wanted straight from the box at 0900!


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Forum: Australia 07-31-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 52,173
Posted By fxst78
Well ride along, I am an engineer, I work hard...

Well ride along, I am an engineer, I work hard and have served my country for over half of my life.
I own a lot of rental properties and am a "parasite" according to you. Well guess what, if people...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,151
Posted By fxst78
I've got a WR450F for the serious dirt work and a...

I've got a WR450F for the serious dirt work and a super tenere for adventure touring.
If you can, test ride a well set up S10, not a dealer demo. They are worlds apart.
The S10 can seem a bit...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,100
Posted By fxst78
^ yup! Went into Lennock VW with the intent of...

^ yup!
Went into Lennock VW with the intent of buying a fully decked out Toureg, couldn't get one of the lazy pr1cks to get off their arse and talk to me! Took my money elsewhere.



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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8,635
Views: 1,738,600
Posted By fxst78
I can give a comparison! I sold my 96 XR4 for an...

I can give a comparison! I sold my 96 XR4 for an 06 WR.
The pros. e-start, oodles of power, fantastic suspension and handling.
The cons. Rock hard seat, more maintenance.
That about sums it!...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 242,923
Posted By fxst78
And the helmet one. Not ALDI helmets...

And the helmet one.

Not ALDI helmets though.

http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1047706


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Forum: Australia 05-18-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 242,923
Posted By fxst78
Haven't heard a thing about a helmet recall. If...

Haven't heard a thing about a helmet recall. If there was a recall due to safety it would have been very well advertised.


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Forum: Australia 05-09-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,822
Posted By fxst78
Silk balaclava, merino "Buff" neck warmer. ...

Silk balaclava, merino "Buff" neck warmer.


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Forum: Hacks 10-28-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,647
Posted By fxst78
Thumb This is going to be good!

This is going to be good!
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,999
Posted By fxst78
Here's mine. Need to get a new photo with all the...

Here's mine. Need to get a new photo with all the FARKLES on.

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad27/fxst78/0DD2FB89-262A-40A1-BB65-789D595F1437-909-0000010AFDF385F5_zps7fb70bc0.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,666
Posted By fxst78
Hmmm. My cables obstruct view and they are...

Hmmm. My cables obstruct view and they are definately behind the mirror.
I'll have to see how I can move them around.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26,047
Views: 4,964,398
Posted By fxst78
My dealer said there are no plans to bring any...

My dealer said there are no plans to bring any other coloured into Aus. They still have 2010 bikes on shop floors and Yamaha Australia won't bring in new models till all old stock is gone. It is only...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8,994
Views: 1,872,999
Posted By fxst78
First time out

First time out on the new S10

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad27/fxst78/0DD2FB89-262A-40A1-BB65-789D595F1437-909-0000010AFDF385F5_zps7fb70bc0.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By fxst78
I do my own maint (unless major stuff) and get...

I do my own maint (unless major stuff) and get all my parts from O/S so no probs there.

I found that out years ago. XR gasket here, $38, delivered from the states $8.50!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By fxst78
Cheers, all are private sale so prices would...

Cheers, all are private sale so prices would probably drop on negotiation, plus I am in FNQ so not a lot available!
Willing to Fly south and ride back though!

Realistically I would expect to pay...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,257
Posted By fxst78
The reason for not "warming up" the bike is the...

The reason for not "warming up" the bike is the same as for diesel cars and trucks. Light load until warm is better than idle as light load lets everything warm up. Tires, driveline etc, otherwise...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By fxst78
2002 v 2006 v 2008 gsa

I know this has been done to death, I have read all the threads on comparisons, but I want to get some thoughts on my next purchase.
I am looking at 3 bikes:

2002 R1150GSA, 60,000km (38,000mi)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8,635
Views: 1,738,600
Posted By fxst78
I've had no reason to post till I saw an inmate...

I've had no reason to post till I saw an inmate in need! I know I looked everywhere for the schematic and it was so bloody frustrating that all the ones you find are AC only!

My XR400 and Harley...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8,635
Views: 1,738,600
Posted By fxst78
Pm me, I have it and can email it to you tomorrow.

Pm me, I have it and can email it to you tomorrow.
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