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For Sale / xt 500's Demand
« on: January 08, 2019, 06:52:19 AM »
are the early xt's still in demand? a mate has two projects and he is wondering what to do with them.. i have no details just said i would see if they were worth marketing vs restoring

Wanted / CT 110 Honda exhaust pipe
« on: December 30, 2018, 08:31:45 AM »
Looking for a later model ct 110 exhaust. if you have one lying around PM me (in central vic). cheers

womens 6 times isde winners, aussies 1 2 overall in the mens so good to be an OZ atm. great work 8)

Competition / oooolllldddd race results
« on: September 10, 2018, 07:53:13 PM »
looking thru a folder of race results i found a page from the Mt Despair Supa Challenge in 1984? I see i managed to beat a young G Morris in the Hare n Hound section...woo hoo has made my day. (assuming it is the GMC we know ::))

Yamaha / 84 yz / it rear shocks
« on: September 10, 2018, 01:47:55 PM »
are these the same unit? or different beasts?? mate has an 84 490L with a poohed shock body, will the yz one fit?

For Sale / old shocks - surplus to requirements
« on: August 28, 2018, 08:47:03 AM »
been carting these around since the 1980's  1 pair of early koni style shocks, rusted shafts, no oil, springs have yellow and purple codes on them. they are not Koni's but i think they were S&W's of a mates ts 125.

2nd pair are red (whoo hoo ) ~15" long with black springs, much bigger that the koni style in better condit but will need full reco. i suspect they were on a red tank xl 350 i bought and the arse was 6 feet in the air so i swapped them out for something suitable... it had a 420 kit and... never mind

dan murphys card for a 6 pack of stellasand postage for the lot. (with the price and quality of shocks you can buy, its only a period correct issue that anyone would want these)

let me know if you want pics, i cant get them up on here. in central vic


Tech Talk / Boing Carbs No 54
« on: July 26, 2018, 03:42:24 PM »
Hi Guys, anyone have the float level specs and how to set it for a Bing 54...??? cheers

Wanted / IT 490 K_L rear shock
« on: July 17, 2018, 01:14:44 PM »
ol mate is after a shock for one of these units...anyone have a solution?? its for the Harrow Vinduro ::)

General Discussion / ebay adds
« on: January 22, 2018, 07:06:46 PM »
im sure we have seen them all but this gave me a laugh...
" This bike is very hard to find, the motor has been rebuilt and runs like it should nothing to spend on it it has matching numbers no tyre kickers "

i wonder where he has hidden it???.... ;D

General Discussion / sand / soda blaster
« on: December 13, 2017, 10:34:57 AM »
im thinking of getting a two bob sandblaster for ~300 bucks or so...anyone tried one??? ive got a few jobs...trailer, landcruiser chassis and a fergy to do as well as lots of little clean ups. looking at "farsands"to get it done outside

General Discussion / bathurst..what happened to Lowndsey??
« on: October 08, 2017, 06:54:18 PM »
soaking wet bathurst,..turn on teh the Teev at 3.00 and see 1. its wet 2. dont know anyone in the top 5?? lowndes and richards are 18th...several safety cars and whatever and they hardly went anywhere?? i guess they are just like us know....

Bike Talk / kato wiring
« on: October 02, 2017, 08:33:10 PM »
hoping for a little assistance. got a 2010 kato 300 exc and looking to rereg it..ive had it ffrom new so i have all the bits. tailight and brake lights are not working neither is the headlight (the blue high beam indicator still comes on.

headlight is probably globe and easy to test but the tailight is a 1 peice unit (no replaceable globe) and is 140 bucks!!

the battery is still the original unit been sitting for 18 months flat as...probably should replace it...would this kill all the lights?

i might put the charger on it and see if it resurects enough ...everything should work, std wiring

any suggestions?

Vinduro / 10 years of Harrow, what to do!!!
« on: August 07, 2017, 11:40:28 AM »
the committee is keen for a big one nxt year so im starting early with ideas....(someone?)
actually i thought we could get Graham Jarvis over.... ::) maybe not....

seriously, what about a good ol acceleration test (with no measurement....) an excuse to flog the crap out of the bike then slam the skids on to stop in the box...prize for the best crash....

we could do a big all bikes parade through the town...

General Discussion / BrRRrrrRRrr
« on: July 02, 2017, 09:08:12 AM »
Faaaa*k its cold...-5 this morning at 6.00 am. The house water pump is frozen :(....ol mate in Canberra had -8 yesterday. thank Christ its going to rain, should bring a heatwave ;D

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