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General Discussion / Re: Maintenance fuel tank
« on: Yesterday at 08:15:44 PM »
mercury is fine as long as it isnt exposed to air...always keep it under water or oil. once exposed to air, even at room temperature it evaporates into the air you breathe quite effectively. i knew a bloke who was badly poisoned when a few kilos of Hg made its way into the solution tank of a CIL leach reactor (runs at boiling temp) and he was working in the room running the plant when he started to feel crook. it took a year or so but he came good with various treatments...still has hair as well! so its not a death sentence but not advisable under any circs.

Tech Talk / Re: Unlocking a motor
« on: Yesterday at 08:08:48 PM »
the yanks have a product called pb blaster oe such which they swear by for unlocking frozen locked pistons etc. there are some truly horrendous "unlocking motors" posts on cafe husky!!

Honda / Re: New XR75 K1 1974 Project
« on: Yesterday at 08:05:38 PM »
a reallly nice example of the Marque that one! top job!! ;)

Tech Talk / Re: Metal Filler
« on: June 23, 2018, 08:56:52 AM »
Belzona was a similar two part weld a mate used to build up inlet runners on old red motor inlet ports when converting to 12 ports

Honda / Re: New XR75 K1 1974 Project
« on: June 21, 2018, 08:44:43 PM »
3 tyre levers ??? >:( bloody cheats!

Vinduro / Re: VERi Yarram Vinduro - 1 July 2018
« on: June 21, 2018, 08:42:05 PM »
my $$ are on a PE...... ::)

General Discussion / Re: Maintenance fuel tank
« on: June 21, 2018, 08:41:11 PM »
maaate dont your remember the hot setup for carb synching?? old victa mower "barrel" tank strapped to a removalist trolley with gauges on a hook set up and hooks for all the tubes and tray for all the bits and pieces

Tech Talk / Re: Metal Filler
« on: June 21, 2018, 08:36:15 PM »
rapid fix 2 part supa glue. it is a supa glue and a "powder" addition for strength where needed. works great

Honda / Re: New XR75 K1 1974 Project
« on: June 20, 2018, 08:09:17 PM »
Maaaattee whats with the tyres thing...everyone who rides a bike should able to do a 5 min complete tyre change while knocking back a few cold ones..use a bit of tape on yr tyre levers and make sure the bead is in the well, SHimples... ::)

i dont rekon there would be a worse bike for whoops than an it 465...thats just my opinion. we used to play the blue team at the sea lake rally pretty well and push em into the whoops too fast and watch them go over the bars...worked every time. some thing to do with an unloading top heavy shocker and a sudden decreasing steering geometry it was explained to me once...just had to get alongside and pull the clutch and rev the engine and the red mist would hit and three bumps later it was all over... those were the days. ::)

General Discussion / Re: Facebook or Ozvmx Forum?
« on: June 19, 2018, 07:30:09 PM »
i am on cafe husky and the same issue is popping up there. i like the husky facebook page but the main man is overkeen and im starting to get sick of the 5 posts a day that pop up a "look"message. >:(

on the + side the moto villa group found me a new set of gears :D How good is that

the cafe forum is still pretty strong with good knowledge flowing around for older hoosks.

this forum is great for all brands and thats its real appeal i rekon. Ill leave facebook for the "look what im having for lunch" set ::)

Vinduro / Re: VTR Vinduro Bulahdelah 23rd & 24th June 2018
« on: June 18, 2018, 07:14:41 AM »
"I cant believe that I am so organised this Vinduro" .....Now youve done it!! :o thats the incantation that invokes the gods of carefull

Yamaha / Re: 1979 YZ80F
« on: June 17, 2018, 09:54:33 AM »
with no filter, it will be interesting to see whats inside ::)

General Discussion / Re: new knee
« on: June 17, 2018, 09:51:10 AM »
Big K had both hips done and he is riding better than ever

Tech Talk / Re: Best value twin shock?
« on: June 16, 2018, 08:17:01 AM »
the ITC huskies were close to the best stock twin rear you could buy at the time and with some damping changes are pretty good. (all other bikes were single shock by then ::))

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