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by spook
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: New family member
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: New family member

I've been thinking about 2 strokes! :shock: The ATK 700 intimidator engines are available to purchase stand alone from ATK in the USA. 700cc 78 rwhp. Chain and kick start on the same side as the Husaberg 501 so a relatively easy fit up? The 501 engine makes 52 hp, so that will probably be enough to ...
by spook
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:59 pm
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Topic: New family member
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: New family member

Michael, I'm a bit in love with this one! Im hoping to have some mad fun on it! JasonL who gets on here occasionally was over on the weekend to watch a bit of the F1.... he now has motocross eyes! Another mate has just registered a KTM 250 two-stroke. The adventure touring-weekend away gig is defini...
by spook
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: New family member
Replies: 5
Views: 521

New family member

I picked this one up for not much money. It's a Husaberg FE501E 2001. It's the newest bike in my shed! :lol: It's not running, but I think it is something simple. It needs the normal going over, fork seals, shock service, fluids, check everything. It has massive compression. It will have to take a b...
by spook
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

Yep, they are are thoroughbred race bike, pretending to be a road bike :thumbup:
by spook
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:43 am
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Topic: Something tasty...
Replies: 11
Views: 1356

Re: Something tasty...

Dunno Kiwi, I don't think he raced that one, he might have been on his 88 Yamaha Australia FZR1000?

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by spook
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:55 pm
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Topic: Something tasty...
Replies: 11
Views: 1356

Re: Something tasty...

This was at the Island Classic at Phillip Island the other week, It is Troy Corsers Yamaha Australia ow01. I believe Troy sold it to his mate Nige Taylor. Looks sweet. :thumbup:

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by spook
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Getting things back in order
Replies: 8
Views: 1352

Re: Getting things back in order

Woohoo! Missed you Hooli. Let's hope we can breath a bit of life back into this old girl (forum). Facebook is just a waste of time in many respects, with people caustically venting, with nothing good to say. There is a way of getting our photobucket Photos back up, (for those who didn't delete their...
by spook
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

The original YB8 (the dirty one in bits) in the post is just about done...

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by spook
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:44 am
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Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

Ummm, have I ever asked you if you are a colour blind MF?

Glad you are back on board Stan! I'll give you a call next couple of days old son.. Cheers! :thumbup:
by spook
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:20 am
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Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

Spook, your bikes are looking really nice. Too bad Melbourne is so far away from Tucson ... I would give you my bike for a refresh. Put it in a box my old forum Friend! Truth is i have so many projects on the go that it is difficult having the focus to stay on one. :crazy: I can walk from one end o...
by spook
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

Speaking of Bimbos... Check out this rooster :crazy:

It's a roller I purchase off a mate. I'm just going to have to stop at some stage. :lolno: Stop what? lol.

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by spook
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:18 am
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Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

No...That's definitely enough gold for one day!!! :crazy:
by spook
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:57 am
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Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

Whist I've got this one under restoration, I decided to build another two. Both are likely to be race bikes. This one is my 'Golden Child' lol. For obvious reasons. The frame has been modified behind the carbs to accommodate 41mm FCR's. It will be equipped with Ohlins front and rear. http://i.imgur....
by spook
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:55 am
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Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

While on face value it looked okay, it was in fact bloody dirty. I don't think the fairings have been off it ever! http://i.imgur.com/VFiwBpx.jpg http://i.imgur.com/eG5CTJy.jpg http://i.imgur.com/GCmr4VE.jpg With these and any other bike I think it is better to strip it down so you know what you are...
by spook
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

The YB4EI (750) the YB6EI (black engined 1000 pictured) the Tuatara a slightly different YB6EI (also black engined 1000) YB8Furano (Exup engined 1000)

All basically the same bike (frame with variations in running gear)

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by spook
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: My latest Bimbo

As I said above, 1989 exup, this one is carbed. Yes they are yamaha mirrors, very stylish :lolno:
by spook
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: The Bane of my existence is finally gone!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1123

Re: The Bane of my existence is finally gone!!!

Very nice job indeed. I googled the Bmw type and they are a monster in their own right. I guess anything with a V-12 in it is going to pull good money from collectors, even if it is fickled.
by spook
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: The Bane of my existence is finally gone!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1123

Re: The Bane of my existence is finally gone!!!

Alright Michael, cross the BMW of the list and get into the YZF monster.

No excuses now... :lol:
by spook
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: My latest Bimbo
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

My latest Bimbo

Here's a picture of my latest Bimota. It's a 1990 YB8 exup, running the 89 FZR1000 engine, and a lot of the FZR1000 components, such as engine, carbs, loom, cdi, radiator, gauges, ignition switch etc. So a close relative... This one is sold, but I'm doing a pre delivery cleanup and inspection. More ...
by spook
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion / Links / Off Topic
Topic: Photofuckit Betrayal.
Replies: 2
Views: 628

Re: Photofuckit Betrayal.

I like a few others here have moved over to imgur as well. Hope the same thing doesn't happen again. :roll:

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