A general lack of enthusiasm...

Discussion in 'Australia' started by richo360, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. Uncle Crumpet

    Uncle Crumpet Long timer

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    Sounds like you need a going cheap 83 TT600 non runner to keep you busy!!!:imaposer
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  2. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Encouragement award recipient. tEAM iDIOT.

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    TT600 you say... Hmmmm...:lol3
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  3. buckscreek

    buckscreek AUTODIDACTIC

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    Well , now it makes sense, you should ride one each day, and run a rolling maintenace schedule, say one day a month on each of them.
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  4. gavineakins

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    Tell us about the induction system on the rod, sidetrack one.

    Cheers - Gavin
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  5. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    Stock 318 with Edelbrock tunnel ram, quad throttle bodies,Commodore injectors,Injec management system,all fabricated by me,as was the whole rod actually! I was given the cowl,1922 Dodge, and I made the rest,chassis,body,suspension,painted it,trimmed it,3 years of my life in that!:D
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  6. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    Very nice Dave!!
    Now get to it & get a 440 version happening. Expect to see results by the Christmas so I can have a look on the annual Yass- Nowra - Tura trip. In the shed you go!!
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  7. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    How about 1 bike and 6 girlfriends?
    Bet you are riding a lot more then!
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  8. slowbike smallpenis

    slowbike smallpenis Tester of Tooheys Old

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    Visit one of these every now and then, maybe the boost you need
    CA9D4B05-E6C2-471C-9A09-8E84EC4F559A.jpeg
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  9. Mouse

    Mouse I'm only smelly

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    Pretty flash headstones - where was that Mark?
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  10. RRF

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    Switch beers. I keep my beer in garage fridge. I go to grab one and if I like it I stay in garage close to the fridge. LOL. Eventually someone comes looking for me but I usually get a lot done before they miss me. :photog
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  11. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Encouragement award recipient. tEAM iDIOT.

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    I'm going to guess just outside Aramac...
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  12. Portly

    Portly Plodder

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    Back to the original post, cut back to no more than three bikes.
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  13. ChopperCharles

    ChopperCharles Long timer

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    Having a new one that runs and needs nothing... that always lifts my spirits. In a garage full of vintage bikes, having one that never needs a damn thing is a godsend for keeping my mood up.

    Also, it helps me that I've got a nice vintage stereo setup in the garage. I can blast the Stooges at stupid volumes and nobody bothers me or complains. Though granted I have a detached garage.

    Charles.
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  14. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    Working environment also helps.
    Space and bright and airy deffinitly helps. Tyring to worked in cramped place with lots of clutter.
    I got away from work in good time yesterday (close to normal finish time, early for me) and spent some time tinkering
    Set me up for a great evening
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  15. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    So... What sort of GSA you getting ? I thought you'd burst into flames if you sat on a Beemer :lol3
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  16. Fearless Whetu

    Fearless Whetu Aussi Kiwi

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    My advice would be - wait until you feel like it. It's meant to be fun, if not that and it has to be done pay some one else to do it.
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  17. jardine

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    Dont worry bout it Richo, like Fearless said, wait till you feel like it, I think the Vic weather really impacts motivation. with 9 bikes in the garage and no motivation to go in the garage and do anything with any of them over winter, a bit of change in the weather and the love to do shed stuff is slowly creeping back as the leaving and returning from work in the dark is nearly over, having an hours daylight after work makes a difference to the motivation levels,

    the poor old deaf and nearly blind pooch gets dragged around the park before the sun sets now without the need for a snow jacket and gloves, makes me feel better not sure the dag enjoys it as much
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  18. gavineakins

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    "FOOL INJECTION" - love it, Sidetrack one.
    I totally get throwing yourself at such a project.
    Here's my four wheeled bike, 3.5 years of fabricating & 9 months of arguing with VicRoads:


    & how does this relate to the original topic? Well, you certainly need to keep the motivation up; doing one manageable task at a time is the go.

    Cheers - Gavin
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  19. PBee

    PBee ...---...

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    Easy, what I do is.............err...............:snore
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  20. nevgriff64

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    I'm calling bullshit here.




    We haven't had 10 good days in a Calendar Year for a Decade or more.
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