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Forum: Americas 05-14-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks Tuckers

Thanks James.

You have confirmed my thoughts.

It will add to our adventure buying/driving/selling a car. I'm hoping the vehicle will be an interesting drive!!

Cheers
David
Forum: Americas 05-11-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Tiger_DFT
I have a USA CA address.

Hi
Yes I have arranged a USA adress..Pismo Beach
An old neighbor of mine now lives permanently there.

Back in 2004 we did a similar thing and it was all good fun.

Looking forward to using...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks but need car longer

BSSD Thanks for your reply. Shame but we will need a car for the full period of our vacation.
I will organise our own insurance cover.
We fly in on May 24th into LAX and out from LAX on August...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Tiger_DFT
This is the type of car..might be worth buying?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/cto/5020447918.html

I agree with your comments. I have found several. .not a lot. .Solara size vehicles that msy be ok..all need careful inspection! !.
I'm...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Oops.

Fixed...thanks.
Presume that I will now get private messages.
This is a genuine inquiry. ..I mistakenly thought I should include my contact info to assure adv'ers I'm legitimate.

Cheers
David.
Forum: Americas 05-10-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Aussie travelling to West Coast May 24....want to hire me your economy car?

Hi,

Hope this post isn't breaking any rules...if it is please delete..thanks.

My wife and I have a great trip planned touring around CA,UT,OR and a little bit of Canada. Will be visiting...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Anyone with ideas on this PLEASE!

Hi,

I'm still none the wiser and hoping someone in ADV land can help.

Cheers
David
:cry
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Husky TE510 rear spring

Hi guys/girls,

I bought some bits and pieces off eBay for my 2005 TE510 (which I love).

One piece that came in bundle is a Eibach Spring for Rear Shock p/n: 892.0063.0.

Does anybody here...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tiger_DFT
LC4 Rattles.....hmmm which one?

Hi,

My son's LC4 had a light rattle that seemed worse at low engine speed and light throttle....until it stopped suddenly!

Luckily he was just pulling in clutch to stop when Cam bearing fell...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-04-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 1,379,265
Posted By Tiger_DFT
This RR has helped me heaps!

AH, thanks.

I feel like I understand myself a little better due to a motorcycle RR....that hasn't happened before....in fact, I don't think I've ever read anything so well written and so in...
Forum: Australia 03-11-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,081
Posted By Tiger_DFT
This is terrible...can I help...just ask.

Dear everybody,

My heart breaks when I read this.

If ever anyone in Perth needs a good listener and somebody that has 60+years of good and bad experiences...and has your best interests at...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-04-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 1,497,467
Posted By Tiger_DFT
I have just read this RR.....thanks so much.

Well what a fantastic RR, thanks for taking the time and effort to put this onto this wonderful forum.

First class!

Cheers...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 586,472
Posted By Tiger_DFT
A 1000 thank you's for all your effort with this RR

I have been engrossed with your RR, commentary, photography, journalism...the whole box and dice.

Fantastic.

:clap times 1000

If ever you come "Down Under"....let's go for a ride .... I can...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-26-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 317,232
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Fanbloodytastic.

Fantastic.

Thanks so much for keeping me engrossed with your RR, Photography tutoring and best of all the wonderful news of the arrival of Nadia.:clap:clap:clap

Thankyou and very best wishes to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-26-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,746
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks for all your effort in posting this RR

Thanks mate.

Great RR, love the commentary, info and pictures.:clap:clap:clap

My son is in Tassie, he has a fully loaded up WA regd Prado with Camper Trailer, worlds biggest tinny on the roof...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-25-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,065,931
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thumb Pass it forward.....Good one mate

Well done Drone, we all should do this all the time!

I too am personally changed by this RR. I will try much harder to assist people who are being "gouged" by some creeps trying to make...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-14-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,065,931
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks for a wonderful RR

An epic adventure, written superbly, photographed beautifully (some more beautiful than others).

Bravo!!

If any of the three of you are ever in Perth, West Australia....let me buy you a beer.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-22-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,065,931
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Wonderful RR.....just wonderful

Thank you so much for your effort in putting this together for us. I'm in awe of your journey, your journalism, your attitude, your photography, yep the whole darn thing.

Also, as I have said...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 27,661
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thankyou, thankyou, thankyou

This has been terrific, I have really enjoyed your photography, journey and wordsmithing, all lot of effort by you for a lot of enjoyment for us.
:clap:clap:clap:clap

Thanks
David
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-10-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,994
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Well done ladies....now you should really.....

Hi,

And thanks for the effort you put into your RR.

Now you have a taste of Aussie riding, you should ride from Broome to Darwin (only in May, June, July or August...too hot any other time). I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-04-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 318,202
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks for all your effort in taking me along!!

MJ/Tharina/Peanuts,

I feel like you have included me in your trip of a lifetime (one of several it seems!!).

I wish that this forum and your RR's were part of the school curriculum so that...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-19-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,576,177
Posted By Tiger_DFT
It's early days ...but...how do I keep track of your impending book

Dear Dot and Nate,

Well I'm still getting used to you both being home and no more adventure stories from you both. It kept me away from the rubbish in the media and gave me lots to think...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,298
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Moon and Sun riseand set together when it's a full moon

Hi,

Great RR and photos. I heard the other day (an astronomer talking on local radio) that when the moon sets and the sun rises (or sunsets and moon rises) at the same time.....then it is a FULL...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,576,177
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Dot...This is truly an epic of magnificent proportion

Dot,

I've just been down checking the mail and chatting with another cousin of yours....a CT110 postie bike in Busselton, Perth. We'll call her Edna, she is mightily impressed with your efforts...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-08-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 362,453
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Ain't this Internet thingy terrific

We have all been reading about an incredible adventure with fabulous photographs from Mongolia (and all points between).....wow....Aren't we lucky.

Thanks so much for all your time and effort...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,704
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Hey Peach.....did you hear us

Hi Peach,

I was telling my group of riding buddies about your trials and tribulations....so....we formed a small group around our camp fire and screamed out to the heavens.....GET WELL FAST...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 408,907
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks SSU, thanks ADV, thanks ADVers

Erica,

Thanks heaps for taking the time to let an old guy from Australia experience your fabulous trip.

Your writing, riding, patience and photography.....fanbloodytastic!!:clap:clap :clap
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-09-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 1,111,982
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Thanks FF, Thanks ADV, Thanks Internet

I have been captivated by your trip FF, I cannot believe how lucky I am to be able to share your experience via the Internet. Isn't this "new" medium just perfect for letting us (and especially me -...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-08-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 240,821
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Eek An airborne 12' aluminium dinghy with roof racks attached

I almost hit it!

I was following the offending vehicle, just about to turn of the Kwinana Fwy heading north onto Canning Hwy. Just crossed the Mt Henry bridge and I thought....that dinghy is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-28-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 240,821
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Flying truck tyre missiles!

Just bought a new bike/helmet and riding home out of town on the Kwinana Freeway here in Perth....thinking life is pretty sweet. Started to smell hot rubber, looked around to see where smoke was...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,037
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Gooday - I would like to come on a ride one day!!

Hi guys,

I would love to come on a ride in the areas you are looking at. I ride a TE510 (small tank). I'm going away this weekend up to Coral Bay for some fishing with my son (who has my old LC4...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 338,841
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Laugh TE510 - Would I do it again - absobloodylutely

I would not hesitate in buying another TE510....it does everything on the dirt you could ever ask for. It is mild manner until you twist it and then HANG ON! It is reasonably mild mannered for such a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 338,841
Posted By Tiger_DFT
TE510 = XT500 + 100% more power/suspension/brakes

I ride my TE510 50/50....it is absolutely awesome offroad and just bearable on road. I too like performance orientated things (my road car is a Sunbeam Tiger Mk1A with a warmed up 330hp Windsor 302)....
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 338,841
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Cool2 XT500....great ..but for one little thing!!

Back in the 80's I had a mint XT500, my first big bore!!

Loved riding and even liked starting it once I got the knack.

One very memorable ride had me sliding it like a 1/2 mile dirt tracker,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Headshaker - Not now!!

Hey thanks for the help.

The front wheel was out of balance and slightly out of round!! I reseated tyre onto rim carefully ensuring that tyre concentric and then balanced it as suggested and now...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Talking Hey thanks once again for good ideas (and so...

Hey thanks once again for good ideas (and so quickly)...
- the front tyre is a new knobby at 14 psi
- Head bearings are good - bike has 1200 miles on it
- I'll set the rear sag as I don't know...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Husky TE510 - Is it a headshaker?

Hi,

I'm really enjoying my new (for me) 2005 - TE510. Very happy with most things .....except....twice now on hard acceleration in 3, 4th gears it has been on the verge of a major tank slapper!!...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Tiger_DFT
Question Husky te510 - Just got one! a wee bit of help needed please

Hi

Been lurking around this forum for a little while and it helped me spend more than I planned and I bought a 2005 TE510. Boy oh boy am I glad I did! After all my previous bikes this one is most...
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