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Old 8 Feb 2007
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Angry Motorradnomaden - engineproblems - no solution in australia

Hello

Probably Australia is not our Continent! :-(
After all the problems ar the beginning with Evas and my motorbike, we are thinking, that my engine is ****ed now (out of order)! Sorry for that bad word, but that´s how they say it here in Australia.
Strange metallic noise is coming from the bottom of the engine.
To rebuild this engine at 250.000 km makes for us not much sense. It is too expensive and will take too much of our time we have left to see New Zealand

We just wanted to ship the bikes, when the problems started.
Here in Australia it is impossible to get a new used engine for a Yamaha XT 600
We can’t get an engine here in Australia, maybe you know somebody in New Zealand
We want to come to NZ with our bikes as soon as possible!!

The other option is, to come only with one bike and to buy or rent another second hand bike, may you have any solution for that??

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Try Cairns

Hey there guys,

If you call "Bits for Bikes" or "Cairns Bike Wreckers" in Far North Queensland, they may be able to help you with a new 2nd hand engine? It's worth a try they are normally quite good and there were a lot of these bikes in the north.

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Hi there,

please check your PM. I'll give you the phone no. of a good friend in Melbourne who probably knows everybody and every place regarding bikes. It's just that I don't know whether he will be happy if I publish his private number in the web...

Send him my regards and I'm sure he'll be able to help you.

Good luck!
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Sorry, rather check your email...

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Thanx

Thanx for your help,

we phoned so many of all these wreckers in whole Australia!!
No luck at all!!

Tanx for your help!! :-)
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No more help needed

Dear friends,

thanx a lot for all your help!!
We decided, to get an engine from Germany!
There is the much better market!
Our friends will send it to New Zealand, while we ship our bikes there!

Maybe we see some of you guys over there
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Question ??

Hi guys. It may be too late but Ihave found a bike. A friend has a friend (!) who has it for sale. He is not sure of the details but it's an early '90s XT600 set up for travelling with ali boxes etc. About NZ$3500 he thinks, but if you are interested I will get exact details. Looking forward to meeting you.

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