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Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-03-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,166
Posted By emil55
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Latin America 12-03-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 29,363
Posted By emil55
It will be a metal crate (easier with quarantine,...

It will be a metal crate (easier with quarantine, so I'm told) and no real idea when yet... still trying to decide if it's possible! Probably towards the end of next year... November through to...
Forum: Latin America 11-29-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 29,363
Posted By emil55
Shipping in from Oz

Hello helpful people,

I'm trying to hatch a plan to ship my 950 from Oz to Chile sometime next year. I've done some research for the trip over and shipping from Australia into Santiago sounds...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,007
Posted By emil55
Mick are you trying to make steering dampers the...

Mick are you trying to make steering dampers the new oils?

Seriously, can we talk about Motul?
Forum: Trip Planning 11-07-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,422
Posted By emil55
Just to balance the thread, I had a front TKC80...

Just to balance the thread, I had a front TKC80 (on a 950) and it did bad things when it was not even half worn out. Not sure what k's it did but the carcass starting to break up and wire bits...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,376
Posted By emil55
Just how unreliable are the stock ones? And is...

Just how unreliable are the stock ones? And is the superceded one improved much?

I've got 80,000k (50,000m) on my old 950 and I think it missed it's first beat the other day. As though it ran...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,007
Posted By emil55
I've been using Automotive Armatures in Brisvegas...

I've been using Automotive Armatures in Brisvegas for some Aprilia starter and stator rewinding with mixed results but good enough for me to give them a rap. Been really good to deal with. One...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 172,572
Posted By emil55
Wouldn't really call him a "people" person would...

Wouldn't really call him a "people" person would ya Stu!

I call him a good bloke but...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,750
Posted By emil55
Plenty of suggestions already

but I'll add mine. Got no photos handy but I use one of those cheap canvas army duffel bag things that's got backpack type straps. Loop the backpack straps through some pannier frame or something,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-04-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 181,274
Posted By emil55
Yeah it's not particularly thin... foam though. ...

Yeah it's not particularly thin... foam though. I use the twin things with two layers. Rough dimensions are 215L x 170W x 70H. Hope that helps.
Forum: Australia 05-29-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 172,572
Posted By emil55
And what's more, they're heaps fun motors to pull...

And what's more, they're heaps fun motors to pull apart ay Pilbara :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-29-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 181,274
Posted By emil55
Found a pic of Glen's: 267795 I could...

Found a pic of Glen's:

267795

I could give mine a measure and let you know dimensions if you like.

RE water crossings - have submarined mine with the same setup and it predictably stopped. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-28-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 181,274
Posted By emil55
Would an Aprilia RXV one fit the bill? I don't...

Would an Aprilia RXV one fit the bill? I don't have any pics handy but if you've seen Glen Brown's rally build you'll know what I'm talking about. And it's meant for 2 pots also!
Forum: Australia 02-11-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By emil55
Shaving for a cure

Hello generous inmates,

I'm trying to turn an epic haircut into a good cause by raising money for the Leukaemia Foundation and since you're a big-hearted, tech-savvy lot, I thought you'd be worth...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,228
Posted By emil55
Curse you Pom

Now I'm in a quandary...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,228
Posted By emil55
Yeah new rubber is good Mick. Lucky for me I've...

Yeah new rubber is good Mick. Lucky for me I've got lots of fresh rubber waiting to be used - one of the few perks of breaking a bone on Day 1 of Safari :cry

Should make it out there I think......
Forum: Australia 11-21-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,007
Posted By emil55
For sure mate. Not going anywhere for a while...

For sure mate. Not going anywhere for a while yet.

A mate out here has joined the 950 club as well so there's 2 of us now (3 counting the Pom). Let me know when you're out anyway - always keen...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,228
Posted By emil55
Have you put some old tyres on yet Mick? Don't...

Have you put some old tyres on yet Mick? Don't wanna be doing the longest day on fresh rubber :lol3
Forum: Australia 11-19-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 283,007
Posted By emil55
You know a girl with a 9x0 Poppy???

You know a girl with a 9x0 Poppy???
Forum: Australia 11-01-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 127,938
Posted By emil55
Sshhh Glen...that was Bollon's little secret :D ...

Sshhh Glen...that was Bollon's little secret :D

And its happening is the exception rather than the norm...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 172,572
Posted By emil55
I'm probably in from Charleville brutha. ...

I'm probably in from Charleville brutha.

Just gotta get this Safari thing outta the way first...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Haven't tested properly yet Troy but the IMS is...

Haven't tested properly yet Troy but the IMS is supposed to be 20L and the computer tells me the 2 rear tanks should be 7L each but I think they'll be a bit less so 33-34L all up.

Christ that...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Look Richard, mine's rideable now! ...

Look Richard, mine's rideable now!

http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac133/emil_55/100526Aprilia050.jpg

http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac133/emil_55/100526Aprilia053.jpg

One quick ride...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By emil55
Here ya go

The budget work-in-progress RXV rally bike:
http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac133/emil_55/100526Aprilia044.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-15-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Picking up what you're putting down Troy. I'm...

Picking up what you're putting down Troy. I'm pretty anal with this stuff anyhow and will be putting some serious time into it. Routing on these Aprilias can be a real head-scratcher too...


I...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Look Troy, progress! ...

Look Troy, progress!

http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac133/emil_55/100526Aprilia034.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-08-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By emil55
At the risk of appearing even more ignorant than...

At the risk of appearing even more ignorant than I am, has he used gold mig wire?

Looking good Kelvin :thumb

I shudder to think what a weapon this could be...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Yeah I've done most of the stuff that research...

Yeah I've done most of the stuff that research tells me I should. New buckets (should give it new cams too but jeez that's expensive), it'll be getting a new starty thingamybob in a throttle body,...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
There's not a whole lot of science going into...

There's not a whole lot of science going into it... will sorta be a frankenbike in the end. Got a 20L IMS for it, got some basic ally saddlebag-type rear tanks half built, CPW nav tower winging its...
Forum: Australia 06-07-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Er... got a bit to do yet: ...

Er... got a bit to do yet:

http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac133/emil_55/100526Aprilia018.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-04-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Fast enough. Maybe it's the attention span thing....

Fast enough. Maybe it's the attention span thing. In fact... where was I?

Oh that's right, got a bike to put together!
Forum: Australia 06-04-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
Exactly how much spare time do you have Troy?

Exactly how much spare time do you have Troy?
Forum: Australia 05-25-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 100,134
Posted By emil55
No time for reading Dick, I've got a pasta blasta...

No time for reading Dick, I've got a pasta blasta to put together!

http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac133/emil_55/100526Aprilia002.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 59,692
Posted By emil55
Er... have I missed something in this thread...

Er... have I missed something in this thread about their plans? The Spot looks more French than Madigan...?
Forum: Australia 05-23-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,228
Posted By emil55
I've done a bit of thinking along these lines...

I've done a bit of thinking along these lines before and after I meandered down to the Corner from Charleville last year. I'm not sure how many inmates here have given the thing a real go but at the...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 59,692
Posted By emil55
Doing things a bit Ozimick-style by the looks...

Doing things a bit Ozimick-style by the looks...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 279,066
Posted By emil55
Haven't been to this place for years! Man there...

Haven't been to this place for years! Man there is some sweet machines in there but.

Here's some more of just the orange ones:
...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,682
Posted By emil55
I got my setup for the 9fiddy through a mob...

I got my setup for the 9fiddy through a mob called Arcoimports or something just to keep it in Oz. Got 35W low beam and 55W high beam (H3 and H7 or whatever it was - can't remember) with 6000k....
Forum: Australia 05-07-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,967
Posted By emil55
Ear Plugs

Poke the wire through one and leave it up against the wire feed. Keeps the wire going through the lead and handpiece a bit cleaner.
Forum: Australia 05-06-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,967
Posted By emil55
Yep MIGs are definitely the easiest way to get a...

Yep MIGs are definitely the easiest way to get a good weld on nearly everything. Depends on what you're looking to do, how much $ you wanna spend, how big your shed is etc. You can get some beaut...
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