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KTM / Re: KTM 250 1988 gearbox oil
« on: October 29, 2016, 10:01:42 AM »
So guys , any idea on oil capacity for this one??

KTM / KTM 250 1988 gearbox oil
« on: October 27, 2016, 10:59:40 AM »
So, my 250 lives again . Had the rotted water pump cover but with Russell Brown's expertise he cast a new one and all is good. :)
I thought the gearbox oil capacity was around 600ml but I am not certain. The old mag cover that probably had it cast on there is
in the bin so I thought I would check. Also., I have been using Castrol MTX. Is ATF  a better option? Thanks.

KTM / Re: Clutch Cover 1988 KTM 250
« on: April 07, 2016, 09:02:30 PM »
Thanks. I shot him a message on FB. Fingers crossed!

KTM / Clutch Cover 1988 KTM 250
« on: April 07, 2016, 07:55:10 PM »
The magnesium clutch cover on my 88 250 has,predictably, rotted out.
This is the blue cover that also includes the water pump. I have "liquid steeled" it
twice but now she is beyond repair and I need to source another one.
I have emailed Andre with no luck. There was a rumour that someone was recasting these in alloy
but I have had no luck with Google or Ebay.
Hoping that someone may be able to point me in the right direction.

Wanted / Husqvarna 1984 front sprocket cover.
« on: October 12, 2015, 01:23:32 AM »
Has anyone got one of these for sale? Black plastic,3 bolts.

General Discussion / Re: Funnies/Jokes
« on: September 28, 2015, 04:21:57 PM »
[Jesus going over the bill at the last supper]

"Why would [closes eyes and rubs bridge of nose]..why would anyone order wine"?

Wanted / Yamaha DT air filter cage
« on: July 15, 2015, 07:26:12 PM »
So, I am helping a mate bring his 81 DT175 roaring back to life.
Found it in a pretty bad way down on his mates farm but we are slowly
getting it back together.
Took the airbox cover off expecting a crumbly airfilter and found worse. No filter at all.
So, the local yam shop has him sorted for a filter element but we have no plastic filter cage.
The yam shop told us the dreaded "NLA" according to the computer for the cage and fleabay is no help
so wondering if anyone has one.
Thanks in advance.

Thanks for that. Will pick up

Bump.... Still looking for an  ignition cover . Prefer in Oz but cant afford to be picky

PM sent

Four speed.

Looking for the LHS ignition cover for a restoration on the go.
I am in Qld. Thanks

General Discussion / Re: Beware fake I.D when selling bikes
« on: February 21, 2015, 10:56:27 AM »
Heres another tip. No one wants a prospective buyer at their house. Arrange to meet them at a servo that is convenient.
With driveoffs/robberies etc most modern servos are equipped with more CCTV cameras than a casino.
Same rules apply. Without the cash,dont take it off the trailer. Take a short video of it starting and running if you dont want to offer a test ride.

Wanted / Re: 1983 - 84 Husqvarna cr 500
« on: December 11, 2014, 12:38:47 PM »
PM sent

Competition / Re: Race number and class letter sizes
« on: March 21, 2014, 12:18:34 PM »
BCF have a pretty good selection . They are for boat registration but work pretty well

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