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For Sale / Re: KTM 504 XC 1982
« on: Yesterday at 06:41:03 PM »
Nice scoot and cheap as well , interesting model. Good to see some of the old collectors sell some of these gems.

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Great post , thanks for the info , I wish most for sale posts where this good , even mine

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Competition / Re: 2019 Classic Nats
« on: November 15, 2018, 01:58:19 PM »
I thought it was September? Is this the private own track or park?

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The cost of MA one day license does not help, for their own reasons many riders don't race because of that.

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General Discussion / Re: CD15 new venue in may
« on: November 11, 2018, 06:15:35 PM »
I'm sure it will be a cracker event. The park ticks the boxes for good infrastructure and plenty of good tracks to choose from , given the date should not be hot and dusty. The events I have ridden there in the past have all be good well run events. I am booked in and looking forward it. 


If they have split over money ( and I hope that's not correct ) The Sunshine club do run a great event but they may underestimate the countless hours of the behind the scenes promotion that VMX mag does that makes it so successful. Just because they build it does not mean they will come.   

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Maico / Re: Bing Carby Parts
« on: November 06, 2018, 01:10:28 PM »
  I think Slackwell has missed the point.

  peely- 14 is asking if the the Bing parts from Enduro Klassiker are Bing OEM. YES.
   
  Main jets are not very expensive . About $10.00 AUD. Unless you buy them from a KTM Dealer.
   
   Hardly worth the trouble drilling and rethreading Holley ones.

   Pilot Jets are Expensive $20.00- $30.00. Because they are more processes  to make them.

   Would only drill jets if trying to run Methanol.

   Bing Needles and Needle Jets are not that expensive but Slides and Float Neddles are.

   They are the two most inportant parts in a Bing carb or any other Carburetor.

   As for Bing carb parts from Rotax ultra lite Engines. Its worth a try but remeamber that the Bing carbs on Aircraft use totaly different Jetting to motorcycle Engines. LEANER.   Even the Slides are Different.   

 

Holly jets can be purchased cheaply and easy if you don't have enough mechanical skill to convert a 5mm thread to 1/4 imperial then don't jet your own carby. This does only cure the main jet problem thou. Any body who knows there Bings knows the secret lies with the slide cutterway. 

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Like everyone says: More races at Green Park, Connondale, QLD.
I would say the grass track that Armidale MC uses is better than Connondale for vintage bikes and it's in NSW where Heaven events are held.

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I still race now and then but I don't attend many Heaven events for what ever reason's. Speaking of tracks Armidale MC has access to one of the best natural tracks I have ridden , sadly only modern classes but if you could hold an event there it would be a cracker. Lots of camping not much else.

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Wanted / Re: Honda XL75 parts
« on: November 02, 2018, 08:59:56 AM »
I have a whole bike that I have no love for that I would sell. It has been pulled apart and is in boxed etc.

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Yamaha / Re: Can a DT1MX race in Pre 70 classic motocross?
« on: November 02, 2018, 08:43:58 AM »
Firko is the DT man

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Husqvarna / Re: Husky restro project 420 auto
« on: October 13, 2018, 02:32:40 PM »


Been a bit slack with progress , but now the pipe is done I can see the finish , longer days and a warm shed will help.

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Wanted / Re: Widowmaker frame
« on: September 07, 2018, 09:13:28 AM »
This guy has some
http://s1357.photobucket.com/user/Slakewell1/media/H2%20frames_zpsoyozfjgv.jpg.html

Might be best to talk to Trevor or Weste at surfside motorcycles at Brookvale to see if they get one from the owner.


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Competition / Re: Classic Nats in Sept
« on: August 13, 2018, 10:37:30 AM »
Good to hear I hope it's a success down there, I would have gone this year but Ill be in Canada ridding.

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KTM / Re: gennady-moiseev KTM god
« on: August 03, 2018, 08:25:41 AM »
He never liked leading axle forks , he used the same forks from mid 75 thou to late 77.

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