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Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 665,568
Posted By dirtkiwi
Surely he has to do something soon..... Im...

Surely he has to do something soon..... Im checking pretty much every hour at the moment. BTW Ted, I finally got my copy of your book back from a mate who borrowed it and tried to keep it, am...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-03-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By dirtkiwi
Hi Dan, I can get out for the odd weekday,...

Hi Dan,

I can get out for the odd weekday, it just takes a little bit of organising. Could set something up for one day next week maybe Wed / Thurs if the weathers right..... would be good to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By dirtkiwi
Thanks Dan, it has a TM40 on it, and opened up...

Thanks Dan, it has a TM40 on it, and opened up airbox etc...... Massive difference in throttle response, maybe a bit more power than stock?, but so much more responsive off the bottom. I always go...
Forum: Australia 03-31-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 938,646
Posted By dirtkiwi
Wombat De-stress`

Bit of a write up from my regular Sunday loop.


http://robcroft.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Wombat-Riding/i-ZJ5zqsk/0/L/DSCF0018-L.jpg



http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=875156
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By dirtkiwi
Wombat De-stress

First RR thought I would share a bit of my local loop. I usually sneak away on a Sunday morning for a little R & R. Wombat state Forest / Lederberg is about 32 km away from my front gate so perfect...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By dirtkiwi
I was on the dr650 that pulled up. I saw a bunch...

I was on the dr650 that pulled up. I saw a bunch of mtb guys at that table, and thought you guys must have been down the street at one of the other cafes. I had just come out of Wombat. I live in...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By dirtkiwi
Gisborne this morning,

Rick:drz400, me ktm990.

Wasnt you guys i saw in the main street in Gisborne this morning was it???.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,746
Posted By dirtkiwi
[QUOTE=K_N_Fodder;20513852]I tell you guys, I've...

[QUOTE=K_N_Fodder;20513852]I tell you guys, I've had a shit attitude........

What a great post, it really sums up Dakar for me, and the excitement and emotional engagement of this amazing two...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,854
Posted By dirtkiwi
Wombat Sunday 13th

Heading to Wombat on Sunday morning leaving Essendon down the Calder prob leave about 7 ish

Nothing outrageous, should be home 1-2 if anyone is keen to join

:clap
Fire me a PM and we can...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,854
Posted By dirtkiwi
Laugh Wombat Sat / Sun 5/6th Jan

Hi everyone,

Heading to Wombat either Sat or Sun, (whichever suits whoever might want to come) , for a bit of a loop. Wont get too serious but depends on what you feel like.

Let me know if...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Procycle 790 kit

OK, so having just built a new shed, having no project to get on with, and having a little bit of money in the toy account, am thinking of pulling the pin on a 790 kit. Anyone here already done...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 257,285
Posted By dirtkiwi
Melbourne ARRIVED!!

Got back from a work trip on Friday, best book I have ever bought sitting on my desk ready to go. Everyone in my house was ignored all weekend while I made a "first pass". Ted this is brilliant!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 102,293
Views: 20,021,136
Posted By dirtkiwi
10 to 1 when you replaced the oil filter you...

10 to 1 when you replaced the oil filter you threw away the o ring, which had stuck to the filter you removed. The o ring is part of the BIKE not the filter. So many people arrive back at my mates...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 257,285
Posted By dirtkiwi
Has anyone in Australia got their copy?? Cant be...

Has anyone in Australia got their copy?? Cant be long now............:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By dirtkiwi
Nice RR fellas. I ride in that area all the time,...

Nice RR fellas. I ride in that area all the time, have a few good loops sorted out, so if you are heading out again, let me know on PM, always happy to have some riding buddies from ADV
:clap
Forum: Australia 04-12-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Hey Steve, Whats the Classic?? I have a...

Hey Steve,

Whats the Classic?? I have a few days off next week and was going to go have a look round the Flinders, just me and my tent.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-02-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,031
Posted By dirtkiwi
Great report

Hey Guys,

Looked like a great day would love to join you on your next ride. Can someone keep me in touch with the next one.??

PM if you can and Ill fire my email
:D
Forum: Racing 03-19-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 257,285
Posted By dirtkiwi
Order IN !!

Looking forward to getting my hands on the book down in Oz!! Great work Ted.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,675
Posted By dirtkiwi
Laugh High Country Oz

Few riding pics from last weekend


http://robcroft.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dr-Pig/i-qX25Dt5/0/M/PC170007-M.jpg


http://robcroft.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dr-Pig/i-ZsQBFPZ/0/M/P1150017-M.jpg

...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
I bought the kit from Procycle, fits up perfectly...

I bought the kit from Procycle, fits up perfectly in a couple of hours, came jetted, but played around with the needle to get it perfect (I think), and thats about it, different bike. Those that are...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Biggest change to my DR has been the TM40, much...

Biggest change to my DR has been the TM40, much more response off the bottom, and you can load up the throttle much quicker. Not sure about power figures, but in the bush the difference is marked,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 102,293
Views: 20,021,136
Posted By dirtkiwi
Goodcat, great looking bike..... :clap Have...

Goodcat, great looking bike..... :clap

Have been searching around for a light upgrade, what light set up is that one??
Forum: Australia 12-26-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Hey Man, I recently went for a flat slide, so...

Hey Man, I recently went for a flat slide, so have both a Pro cycle Jet Kit, and a Factory Pro Jet kit sitting in my back room gathering dust. Happy to work out a deal, both have minimal use and are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,758
Posted By dirtkiwi
Great Thread Danny

Hey Danny,

Love this thread, I live down in Melbourne but really enjoy seeing what you are doing and the trails you find. It was your thoughts on the DR650 that I read while sitting in a sling...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,675
Posted By dirtkiwi
Modded DR in Melbourne

This is the thirty something'th bike i've owned, going for the "more from less" school, and "something I can turn into my own for what I want to do" theory. Love this bike....... Carb, pipe,...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Oh well, still the only one in VIC, and maybe my...

Oh well, still the only one in VIC, and maybe my ideas improved the breed, just like everyone else who pops up here. When you mount them, use 4 mm neoprene as a buffer. I mucked about for ages one...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Hey farcall, They would nest really well, it...

Hey farcall,

They would nest really well, it shipped in a box anyway for the 120 odd bucks, there was room for 15 more in the box he sent it in. I actually work in air cargo, so if someone is...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Yep its Anglesea. Ride down there a little bit,...

Yep its Anglesea. Ride down there a little bit, we have a beach house in Lorne, so wife and kids take the car and all the beach stuff, I take the bike and nip into Angles for a couple of hours on...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
If you email the bloke, he's really helpful, they...

If you email the bloke, he's really helpful, they took an extra week to do a white one. He quoted me two freight figures, I think it cost me around 185AUD landed in the end.
Forum: Australia 10-19-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Thanks Ron. Not hard at all. I used the...

Thanks Ron. Not hard at all. I used the original light, with Procycles HID kit fitted. The fairing comes from Rally Raid UK with the light hole filled in, so its just a matter of measuring up, and...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Another Modded DR.....

When I first decided to get back on a dirt / dual purpose bike after a five year break (caused partly by a ride that ended in helicopter!:huh), I looked high an low at the options, before settled on...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 65,463
Posted By dirtkiwi
Safari Thanks !!

Its been said over and over but Ill say it again, a Massive thanks to Troy and Sylvia and all the other contributors that provide the updates, awesome photos, and coverage here. I cant count the...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Day Off

A day off, a new set of 606's. Perfect day for riding, 4 hours in the bush, then dirt road most of the way home.:D

Fitted my TM40 a few weeks ago. Running great out of the box, not a huge...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Thumb TM40 Jetting Theory

So my TM40 arrived today from P/Cycle, and will be going in over the weekend. On my BST I have the jetting pretty much spot on. Should the carb change the jetting?. In theory, surely the air / fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 102,293
Views: 20,021,136
Posted By dirtkiwi
TM40 Jetting

So my TM40 arrived today from P/Cycle, and will be going in over the weekend. On my BST I have the jetting pretty much spot on. Should the carb change the jetting?. In theory, surely the air /...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 39,144
Posted By dirtkiwi
Dr650 post 96 IMS

Hey Man,

If you can look at making one of these for a DR650 with IMS tank, I will buy 5-10 of them from you, and then look to sell them on to inmates and all comers. PM me, I can provide pictures...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Heat Wrap Powerbomb?

Hi Guys

Whats your thoughts on heat wrap?? I have a Powerbomb, and the original heat shield is giving me the sh^%s, fits but dosent, and still I torch my pants. Dont mind the look of heat wrap,...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Thanks Mate, will try this and see how it goes,...

Thanks Mate, will try this and see how it goes, thanks for the tip
Forum: Australia 02-27-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Im in the same boat. Q4 with Powerbomb, needle...

Im in the same boat. Q4 with Powerbomb, needle on 4th clip, Main 145 (Procycle) Standard pilot. BUT I set the screw at 1 3/4 turns out, had it running and idling fine, rode down to Phillip Island on...
Forum: Australia 02-22-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14,600
Views: 1,963,982
Posted By dirtkiwi
Best.Post.Ever We were all thinking it ...

Best.Post.Ever

We were all thinking it :puke1
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