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Vintage Track / Re: Jawa 897
« on: September 18, 2018, 05:24:36 PM »
lots of speedway websites around.

try Matt Jones Motorcycles as he is a Jawa Dealer (in Melton). John Titman in qld is an ex speedway rider so maybe worth a shot if you can get to speak to him.

General Discussion / Re: Where can l do a plug-chop on my CR500 in Vic?
« on: September 18, 2018, 05:21:16 PM »
just head out to a state forest on a weekday John. find a nice fire road.

Competition / Re: oooolllldddd race results
« on: September 11, 2018, 07:47:05 PM »
that guy has been around forever  ;D so i reckon its the same Global Machine Company bloke

Tech Talk / Re: Pro-Form exhaust fit
« on: September 08, 2018, 03:01:30 PM »
i use Red RTV high temp silicon on my bike, it lasts for a few meetings.

Tech Talk / Re: skinny 18'' knobbys??
« on: September 06, 2018, 04:38:23 PM »
cyclegod delivers yet again .....just like old times.

Honda / Re: Honda QA50 Beast
« on: August 21, 2018, 06:58:24 PM »
Be careful with that front brake.  It'll put her over the bars in a flash

sounds like that's from Experience Roger.

General Discussion / Re: Dining out disaster
« on: August 19, 2018, 05:14:54 PM »
Call me Hoony, everyone does.

yes agree with all your comments.....there's a time and place and your correct.

so true about young people running places these days, owners exploiting the young. look at any take away place like KFC, Macca's.

General Discussion / Re: Dining out disaster
« on: August 19, 2018, 10:34:05 AM »
hope you told them it was rubbish.

pub meals are not cheap these we would expect much better

Honda / Re: 1985 XR250RF issues
« on: August 17, 2018, 09:35:30 PM »
I had one of those back in the day and also the model before raced them hard in MX ( what was i thinking) and Desert races. fast bike at the time for a 250cc 4T.

did the 6 hour pony express with a mate and when we finished i dropped the oil, it was boiling on the ground i couldn't belive how hot it was.
i always ran castrol GPS i think it was, exy oil for the time. have some old pics but don't have them hosted. had a lot of fun on that bike.

Honda / Re: 1985 XR250RF issues
« on: August 17, 2018, 09:29:47 PM »
as its been laying around for awhile the clutch plates are probably bound together.

General Discussion / Re: physical
« on: August 13, 2018, 05:26:44 PM »
jesus, i ate a whole pack a few weeks back

Tech Talk / Re: Restoring Engine Cases
« on: August 11, 2018, 12:22:42 PM »
are you in Melbourne?

RK Engineering (in Garfield) is a Guru on engine case repairs, specialises in big sections broken or even missing and re machining.
cosmetic work like this would be easy for him to weld and clean up.

General Discussion / Re: Postage and freight
« on: August 09, 2018, 07:59:04 PM »
Uh huh. I have customers coming in wringing their hands stating that they've paid too much for a bike and that I should sell them parts cheaper or else they won't make money on the resale. Yep, it's all my fault then.

hope you tell em to fork right off.

Yamaha / Re: 125 G-Banger Project
« on: August 09, 2018, 07:57:13 PM »
wow great work on this one.

always amazes me the attention to detail. fuel tap is a pisser  8)

Spaniards (Bultaco, Ossa, Montesa etc) / Re: Montesa 414 piston
« on: August 09, 2018, 07:55:33 PM »
try Ross Nimmo in Ballarat.

We have a winner! Thanks Hoony

did Ross Have one ? he said you contacted him when i messaged him today.

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