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Forum: Beasts 10-19-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,867
Posted By dhula
was defo tongue in cheek. having owned a T800 I'm...

was defo tongue in cheek. having owned a T800 I'm aware of what they can use and can't.
Oh and I'm not real good at using smilies, I tend to cock it up most of the time so try not to use em

:beer
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,867
Posted By dhula
Can I use Castrol purchased from a auto shop in a...

Can I use Castrol purchased from a auto shop in a T800
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By dhula
Not sure if any of this will help but hopefully...

Not sure if any of this will help but hopefully it might

Kawa luggage...
Forum: Australia 03-05-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17,782
Views: 2,137,533
Posted By dhula
I'n nowhere near Taree but the bit sounds...

I'n nowhere near Taree but the bit sounds interesting. What are you looking at?
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,831
Posted By dhula
Not wanting to kill your enthusiasm for...

Not wanting to kill your enthusiasm for converting you bandit to make it more dirt road worthy or anything but IMO get yourself a more suitable starting point I think.

I had a GSF1250 and tried a...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,790
Posted By dhula
it's all a ploy to move us all to buy newer (or...

it's all a ploy to move us all to buy newer (or brand new) cars/bikes that can run on the shit.
More people buyng newer/new cars = more tax for the gooberments

also makes people pay more for...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By dhula
less of this ...

less of this
http://www.caradvice.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/index_hero.jpg
and more of this
http://images.drive.com.au/drive_images/Editorial/2006/11/08/8SignM_m.jpg
Forum: Australia 01-01-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By dhula
4wd's are a normal car, or at least they are in...

4wd's are a normal car, or at least they are in my family
Forum: Australia 01-01-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By dhula
maybe they need to wind some of the motor vehicle...

maybe they need to wind some of the motor vehicle technology backwards 20 years so people will actually have to drive instead of feeling like you're sitting in a isolated cocoon devoid of any...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,629,860
Posted By dhula
I disagree with not having them sitting back...

I disagree with not having them sitting back enjoying the ride and relaxing. If just cruising along I see no problem with it. As for effecting handling, it might to a very slight degree when compared...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,629,860
Posted By dhula
I'd be thinking you got billed $14 for a bike...

I'd be thinking you got billed $14 for a bike wash. The install of the new tune was a recall for all tiger owners done FOC as far as I'm aware (prhaps it's different in the US).

If they are guna...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By dhula
On the triumph warranty and after sales support...

On the triumph warranty and after sales support front, I have to say that I wasn't all that impressed following the interactions I had. Not all down to the dealer I brought the bike from, but a...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By dhula
Cause it's a machine that does not think for...

Cause it's a machine that does not think for itself, and is harder than the bag we walk around in called skin
Forum: Australia 12-12-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,888
Posted By dhula
Mrs has a 2011 Wee and it has the same sort of...

Mrs has a 2011 Wee and it has the same sort of knock. When I first herd it I thought it to be either piston slap or a bearing.
Thing is the knock we have is only there when the bike is fully warmed...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,364
Posted By dhula
I've used metalgear sintered pads in 2 bikes now....

I've used metalgear sintered pads in 2 bikes now. 1st was the bandit where I fitted sintered front and rear. My one problem was with the rear where I didn't feel as if I was getting the same kind of...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 67,980
Posted By dhula
Thanks for the pics (a good job done BTW). No...

Thanks for the pics (a good job done BTW).
No need for a shot of the other side, the one you posted is great.
Gives me some more ideas on what to look out for as I'm still deciding whether to buy...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 67,980
Posted By dhula
Hey V Twin, any chance of a couple of pics of the...

Hey V Twin, any chance of a couple of pics of the racks as I'm looking into soft panniers ATM and would like racks of some sort as well.
Thanks in advance
Forum: Australia 12-09-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,159
Posted By dhula
I was told the WA thing has something to do with...

I was told the WA thing has something to do with being 50kms or less from a town that has a caravan park or similar where you pitch a tent for a price. Not sure how true that is tho.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,159
Posted By dhula
This book might be a help. Camps Oz wide...

This book might be a help.
Camps Oz wide (http://www.campsaustraliawide.com/#)
Forum: Australia 12-07-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 67,980
Posted By dhula
His ...

His
http://img406.imageshack.us/img406/8872/mb71.jpg

Hers
http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/580/mb70.jpg

Bout 2000kms on each one so far. No dirt to speak of but the plan is to do some light...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,910
Posted By dhula
Me and the mrs are in the initial stages of...

Me and the mrs are in the initial stages of planning a trip (west to east) next year with the kids on the back - 2 bikes his (vee-strom) and hers (wee-strom) with a 12yo and 14yo as pillion
One...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By dhula
Just look at the sun. Worked for Hoges

Just look at the sun.
Worked for Hoges
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,390
Posted By dhula
For what it is worth. When I was looking a...

For what it is worth.

When I was looking a few months back for something a bit more dirt worthy, but also still an allrounder for blacktop two up, my list started out like this. (I've put comments...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20,890
Views: 3,629,860
Posted By dhula
Probably because of the price I'd reckon. That...

Probably because of the price I'd reckon. That and the arrow doesn't appeal visually to everyone. I know I don't like the looks of it and think there are other pipes that look nicer, but that is a...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By dhula
Why not do the other basic stuff (plugs, air...

Why not do the other basic stuff (plugs, air filter etc) while you're waiting for the chain and sprockets to arrive.
Can't hurt doing and you'll get a couple of things out of the way while the bike...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,881
Posted By dhula
Better safe than sorry tho I guess

Better safe than sorry tho I guess
Forum: Australia 09-17-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,934
Posted By dhula
Yes I know, I was trying to get the point across...

Yes I know, I was trying to get the point across that the rule should have some scientific backing not just knee jerk reaction from some polition that want to ensure they stay in govt for another...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,934
Posted By dhula
Thinking about it some more, I can see some value...

Thinking about it some more, I can see some value in a age limit for riders.
There is already an age limit for when a child can get on the back with mum or dad in some states (maybe all now) which...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,934
Posted By dhula
Been thinking those airbag jackets are pretty...

Been thinking those airbag jackets are pretty cool.
Better get one or two so my kids are safe when they walk to school, they might trip over you know
Forum: Australia 09-13-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,576
Posted By dhula
If you are on a public road and if Mr Plod knows...

If you are on a public road and if Mr Plod knows the road rules and the act, he can fine your arse.
I've had a read thru the WA rules (guessing that other states will be similar) and it says that...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,647
Posted By dhula
While we are noobs in the strom world only having...

While we are noobs in the strom world only having got hers (650) a few months ago and mine (1000) a couple of weeks ago, I agree with those that have said the thou is the way to go from what you said...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By dhula
Never brought anything from BCF it a ken ripoff...

Never brought anything from BCF it a ken ripoff for what you get I think.
I usually run into SCA to check on prices then down to rip every poor cardriver off to get the same thing at usally an equal...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,342
Posted By dhula
I agree that Yam may not come to the party with a...

I agree that Yam may not come to the party with a warrenty claim for fork seals. Them being a wearing part and all. Kinda like other wearing parts that do not fail due to a manufacturing fault but...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,518
Posted By dhula
Can't comment from KTM POV but can comment from...

Can't comment from KTM POV but can comment from triumph POV. so may be of help.

ON a Triumph you start the engine from dead cold without touching anything but the starter switch (so no throttle)...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,697
Views: 513,321
Posted By dhula
It may twist or perhaps break off you're right. ...

It may twist or perhaps break off you're right.
I have/ the roadie and bark busters the same as BR and tied the banjo on both sides of the BB mount. It seams to fit way better being above the mount...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,229
Posted By dhula
The bandit 1250 sat longitudinally (al la...

The bandit 1250 sat longitudinally (al la rocket3) with a shaft drive
Probably no where near the practical end of the spectrum, but cool none the less
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,931
Posted By dhula
I have both a Tiger 800 (road) and a Wee strom of...

I have both a Tiger 800 (road) and a Wee strom of 2011 vintage in the shed.
I'm having a few probs with my tiger at the moment which is frustrating me to tears but not withstanding that I think that...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By dhula
I currently have a motodry mesh jacket...

I currently have a motodry mesh jacket (http://www.motonational.com.au/product_details.php?pid=1165) and last summer used some king gee pants with kevlar lining sewn into them for the lower half....
Forum: Australia 08-14-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By dhula
Might be a bit out of your way but I was on the...

Might be a bit out of your way but I was on the phone to Mandurah yamaha and I got the impression they now deal in KTM
Might be worth a shot perhaps
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,697
Views: 513,321
Posted By dhula
Nice. Are the racks equal both sides for...

Nice.

Are the racks equal both sides for width or is the non exhaust side closer to the bike. Reason I ask is I'm looking for racks to hold soft bags but would like equal width both sides so I can...
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