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    Dakar 2018

    Stage 9 cancelled due to flooding.
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    Vicroads and RWC FOR Rec Reg

    The first bike I Rec reg'd I'd let the Road reg run run out. So had to take in after booking inspection. Just checked numbers and chain guard. Everything worked. I changed a bike from road reg to rec a couple of years ago. It was still registered (in my name) went in expecting just change it over. Said No. I had to make an appointment (not inspection). Made a appointment for the following week. Rocked up for the appointment and it was done just like a normal transaction over the counter. No F...King idea why they couldn't just do it the first time. Most of the time I think the just make it up as they go!
  3. I had missed the bit about no kick starter! For the FX Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Honda XL600R

    Cannot go too far wrong for $500. Compressor issues worry me. Piston and valves could quickly turn into requiring a new head/ cam rockers etc. But if it is neat and tidy enough and you have the time might be worth it? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    BMX Bandits

    I've still got my California mongoose and super Maxi. Couple sets of TUFF wheels hanging up in the shed. I bought the Rad movie on DVD awhile ago. Had to search for it bit though.
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    Ktm camchain issue

    You thinking someone has drilled a strip thread out?? Maybe a cam bolt or sump plug got stripped and somebody did a dodgy repair??
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    Ktm camchain issue

    Sorry about you bike Fixxy. I was wondering why two oil pumps? The force pump under under the clutch basket is one that supplies oil to the engine. Just thinking out loud. But I think that is what you need to check. Hope you get it sorted.
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    Yes I Bought A Yz250Fx

    How many hours now fab? Have you been riding in sandy stuff? Can you just flip the sprocket or get one without the con caved bit?
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    Engine Oil - Car/Diesel Oils?

    I've been using the Penrite Gas oil in my XR400 and CRF450x for several years now and several thousand kilometres on both now. No problems. I used to buy the Gas oil when it was on special for 2 x5 litres bottles for $60. Hasn't been on special for awhile so will probably switch to Delo 400. As I got a 20lt drum for $90 awhile back. If you decide to use the Delo 400 you just want the standard multi grade stuff. Not the LE? The bottles/drums look very similar.
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    Just recently bought a 17hmr. So far it is a absolute tack driver. Bit more expensive to shoot than the .22 but the range is quite a bit better. I have a rabbit warren 130 metres from the house so I am pretty lucky. Also have a couple of ferrets so I can pretty much get a few rabbits whenever I want. Still a struggle to find the time though!
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    Some Trailer Desaster

    Is the lefthand side trailer spring ok? Can't see how the trailer can try and roll? Dunno?
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    For People Who Like Xrs (Hills Nest)

    Love the XR. Great vid. Thanks