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Honda / Re: New XR75 K1 1974 Project
« on: June 23, 2018, 02:33:11 PM »
wow...just wow.

what a great resto, i really admire your work.

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General Discussion / Re: VMX Magazine 20th Anniversary issue #74
« on: June 23, 2018, 08:56:39 AM »
got mine yesterday, lots of good reading over the weekend.

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General Discussion / Re: new knee
« on: June 17, 2018, 09:56:31 AM »
Big K had both hips done and he is riding better than ever
and he had them both done at same time. he's one tough bastard.

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Suzuki / Re: DR 200 Carby
« on: June 14, 2018, 07:44:18 PM »
Sorry, tourettes!
 

fork fork fork biscuit

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Husqvarna / Re: 360 Auto Big End
« on: June 09, 2018, 09:13:33 AM »
Don't go second hand route, if you've got to split it, do it proper....even if it takes a little longer.

yep as above. if your mechanically handy and like tinkering pull it all apart and then send the crank for rebuilt as its a fiddly job requiring special tooling and equipment (press, dial indicator, etc).

replace all seals and bearings and assemble. if your time poor and cashed up send the lot out.

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Wanted / Re: Mikuni parts
« on: June 02, 2018, 03:54:34 PM »
Actually , I am more looking for old  used ones to try something . I just need 3 bowels to machine a oil inlet to them .

sounds like a H1 triple project, oil injection ?

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Yamaha / Re: 1978 YZ80E Rebuild
« on: May 30, 2018, 07:09:40 PM »
i didn't have an YZ80E but would have loved one as i had the RM80B and the E engine was very torquey compared to the Peaky RM.
a cool mini being the first white YZ and monoshock.

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For Sale / Re: 4681 Springs
« on: May 22, 2018, 05:00:41 PM »
did i read that right Walter, you have 2500 WP springs to to clear ?

whats a 4681 ? is that the model number of the shock ( don't know what model shock i have its on a 86' CR250 and 85' CR500 )

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Yamaha / Re: YZ125K Rebuild
« on: May 20, 2018, 07:36:25 PM »
its a total tear down i reckon. its not worth the risk NOT replacing the big end and mains.
i think you know that anyway but are hoping for the impossible.

it they let loose they you are back in the same boat.

thats a very tidy K you have there.

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General Discussion / Re: RIP Eric Geboers
« on: May 07, 2018, 08:06:02 PM »
yes just read this, unfortunately it seems to be true.

looks to be a drowning in a lake to save a dog.

RIP Eric.

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Tech Talk / Re: what am I doing wrong 74 kx250
« on: May 01, 2018, 07:46:07 PM »
takes a pretty big magnifier to do rotors,usually glass ones  ::), :P


Ha ha oops  ;-)

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Bike Transport / Re: XR in Mackay
« on: April 25, 2018, 04:37:20 PM »
if your on facebook get in contact with debbie salerni she does runs up and down the east coast.

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Tech Talk / Re: Chain sliders
« on: April 25, 2018, 11:25:56 AM »
depends on shape, i know of some been made from plastic chopping boards, just make sure wifey does not catch you.

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General Discussion / Re: pickup and post from mount Martha vic
« on: April 19, 2018, 05:47:42 PM »
if you are in no rush, i can do it, its 2 suburbs away.
working tomorrow and busy on weekend but can post it off late next week

 pm me for details

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