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Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18,779
Views: 2,243,222
Posted By Hodgo
Gone are the days when someone can count the...

Gone are the days when someone can count the change back to you
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Hodgo
Its probably just refusing to provide all the...

Its probably just refusing to provide all the Boxer info for you mate.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,489
Posted By Hodgo
Not only does he love repairing his own front...

Not only does he love repairing his own front tyres he quickly got in an replaced my flat tube while I was swapping out the original fuel pump on my SE....
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,489
Posted By Hodgo
Few Pics of my trip

Big thanks to everyone who helped make the weekend memorable & enjoyable.
http://dsm8.smugmug.com/Friends/Hodger/i-3SkGXcB/0/XL/P1070024-XL.jpg...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Hodgo
So I managed to go down to Pine Rivers Bearings...

So I managed to go down to Pine Rivers Bearings and get what was required.

However I reckon the costs are a bit high.

Two NTN bearings marked as (Made In Japan) were $15.25 ea
Two FAG...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Hodgo
Interesting reading.... thanks guys. The...

Interesting reading.... thanks guys.

The All balls guys, I have had personally bad experience with swing arm bearing kits that were rubbish.

I'm all for local guys if the customer service is...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Hodgo
Quality Wheel Bearings

Well much to my disgust I am not able to easily source a 6205 or 6206 sealed bearing here in Brisbane northside on a Saturday.

The 950SE takes four bearings in the rear wheel 2 x 6205 and 2 x...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,846
Posted By Hodgo
Have read somewhere that there's only about 3,000...

Have read somewhere that there's only about 3,000 in the world.. Has to be under 1K in Oz.
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,624
Posted By Hodgo
Very glad you cleared that up for us !!:evil:evil

Very glad you cleared that up for us !!:evil:evil
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Hodgo
Yes all the way to Prudhoe bay and via Atigan...

Yes all the way to Prudhoe bay and via Atigan Pass.
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Hodgo
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/994614_10152222264408012_968565505_n.jpgGets a bit cool up in those parts....
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,624
Posted By Hodgo
Plus one for that stuff. Use it in my XR6Turbo...

Plus one for that stuff. Use it in my XR6Turbo Ute and Both Bikes.
950 well over a 100K and not even adjusted the valves yet.
Forum: Australia 09-11-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,381
Posted By Hodgo
Yep Fogo the 800 is a Kawa engine

Yep Fogo the 800 is a Kawa engine
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,381
Posted By Hodgo
What about the W800 Twin motor ? ...

What about the W800 Twin motor ?
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/63/W800_twin.jpg/800px-W800_twin.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By Hodgo
Good on ya Dave, Was great to catch up with...

Good on ya Dave,

Was great to catch up with you last year for a ride around near LA. Great to see you still understand the Aussie's lingo.

Welcome back over here any time mate.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13,953
Views: 4,934,700
Posted By Hodgo
Yes when trying to fill all the way too the top....

Yes when trying to fill all the way too the top. I don't put the nozzle in I leave it out while filling its just the air that takes too long to get out of the void in the top of the tank.

I did a...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13,953
Views: 4,934,700
Posted By Hodgo
Slow Fuel Filling

Is there a mod you can do similar to the XTZ750 fuel tank where you drill a small hole in the filler neck to allow the air to escape while filling ?

I find it very slow to fill the tank full. ?
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hodgo
A fellow in mate (Seano) recommended Baby Wipes. ...

A fellow in mate (Seano) recommended Baby Wipes.

I said to him ... "I'm no taking baby wipes on a blokes ADV Ride".

Turns out for a ADV now I don't leave with out em.

Get the ones in the...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 46,162
Posted By Hodgo
Fark I can't ride in Sand in day light let alone...

Fark I can't ride in Sand in day light let alone the pitch black.

Cracking pace being set.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Hodgo
Try Aprillia Capanord springs.. > work well in my...

Try Aprillia Capanord springs.. > work well in my SE
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,854
Posted By Hodgo
Couple of CX500 Turbos on the big bike sale site....

Couple of CX500 Turbos on the big bike sale site.

Prompted me to suss out the specs.

100HP or 73Kw @ 8000 Rpm Some sites quote 80Hp
260Kg
1/4 mile 11.9secs @ 112.4mph
17.4psi Boost

Pretty...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By Hodgo
FMD $5,000 Insurance Excess for the 1200. I...

FMD $5,000 Insurance Excess for the 1200.

I think by memory for the BMW GS Experience Ride day the excess was 2K or less.

Seems pretty pricey.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 55,176
Posted By Hodgo
You may have the long visa but you can still only...

You may have the long visa but you can still only stay in the USA for six months max stints at a time.

Plus you haven't experienced cold like Alaska has to offer. Not even a patch on the Snowy's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 55,176
Posted By Hodgo
Stop friggin around Ed and get your arse to...

Stop friggin around Ed and get your arse to Alaska before it gets too cold.

Keep on keeping on mate
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,788
Posted By Hodgo
http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/...

http://idratherberidingdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/cb500x-rally-version-2.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,817
Posted By Hodgo
I see the frame turned up on a salvage site ? ...

I see the frame turned up on a salvage site ?
https://www.iaai.com/Vehicles/VehicleDetails.aspx?auctionID=16195817&itemID=17345150&RowNumber=3
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 288,678
Posted By Hodgo
Plus one.. the Recluse slave is the only one I...

Plus one.. the Recluse slave is the only one I know that you can adjust, ie has an adjuster
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,176
Posted By Hodgo
950SE has 120k on it and I have done water pump...

950SE has 120k on it and I have done water pump once and not even adjusted the valves.

So engine completely untouched, other than a H2Wind Jetting kit
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,992
Posted By Hodgo
They Vibrate like no other and if not set up...

They Vibrate like no other and if not set up properly can be a pain in the arse to start.

Pretty heavy on fuel consumption too. The engines are really only designed to run for less than and hour...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Hodgo
No Photos... Didnt happen..

No Photos... Didnt happen..
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,123
Posted By Hodgo
Wicked So what did you think of the Water Cooled Beeemer...

So what did you think of the Water Cooled Beeemer mate ? Bit better than the KLR or the same as the SE.

Top photos by the way:evil
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 461,520
Posted By Hodgo
AT for Sale Bike Sales

http://liveimages.bikesales.com.au/bikesales/general/content/gc5077439198487455225.jpg?height=700&width=1050&aspect=FitWithinNoPad
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 461,520
Posted By Hodgo
Well I'm 5K out by my estimate. seems a lot for a...

Well I'm 5K out by my estimate. seems a lot for a replica.

Suspect it will remain on consignment for some time.
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,279
Posted By Hodgo
Plus 1

Plus 1
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 461,520
Posted By Hodgo
Just a wild guess but I reckon 6K would pull it up

Just a wild guess but I reckon 6K would pull it up
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 461,520
Posted By Hodgo
R100pd

I have a soft spot for these old bikes.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1993-BMW-R100GS-Paris-Dakar-replica-/171381858702?pt=AU_Motorcycles&hash=item27e727a18e
Forum: Australia 07-10-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Hodgo
Dont think I have ever seen so much work go into...

Dont think I have ever seen so much work go into a KLR ?

Good stuff. :lurk:super
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,727
Posted By Hodgo
In hind sight Im glad I didnt take the AT to the...

In hind sight Im glad I didnt take the AT to the States.

The high way speeds there are crazy compared to Oz and the AT would have been getting a flogging to keep up.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By Hodgo
I bet your clutch basket is notchy.

I bet your clutch basket is notchy.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Hodgo
Sounds all ok Alan.

Sounds all ok Alan.
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