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How to change the oil in an SR500 - hopefully not as boring as it sounds?

Discussion in 'Multimedia' at netrider.net.au started by QuarterWit, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. I put together this video over the weekend...





    My first go at editing or really filming anything. So let me know what y'all think!

    Cheers...
     
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  2. Haha, saw this on another forum earlier but didn't comment. Great vid, well done.
     
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  3. Brilliant!

    The mantle falls to you to make Australia's next great b-grade low-budget motorcycle movie. I'm thinking an image of me coming over a dirt hill on my bike, with a voice over - "Why are we here?" "Some things are really deep." "When I contemplate motorcycles I think, 'Yeah, that's right'" - in slow motion at dusk with a play of light and shadows.



    You forgot to check the oil pressure.
     
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  4. Yeah, and I didn't cover the cleaning of the strainer in the oil line and the sump. Ah well... next time...

    Glad y'all liked it! I think I'm going to sneakily change the thread name so more people click on it...
     
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  5. Loved it! :LOL:
     
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  6. Did I see that right??

    At the end of the vidoe was he flushing the used oil down the sink??

    Not very environmentally friendly!!
     
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  7. I don't think it's really wise to be instructing people to change their own oil.

    This is something best left up to a mechanical specialist to do. Oil is the lifeblood of an engine, and having amateurs attempt to maintain their bikes is a recipe for disaster and very unsafe.
     
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  8. ...better not brush your teeth then beige.racer... This is something best left up to a dental specialist to do. Oral health is essential to existence and having amateurs attempt to maintain their teeth is a recipe for disaster and potentially very painful. :) ;)
     
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  9. Well done mate!

    Lots of good laughs through the story.

    (y)

    Fun Ha!
     
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  10. That was unexpected!!! :rofl:

    Loved it, great job, well done! =D>
     
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  11. "Dispose the oil in a responsible manner" hahahaha
     
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  12. FTW, Live to Ride! He doesn't go for your heavy listen-to-the-man rules.



    I don't brush my teeth.



    Marlon, is that hexagonal bolt in the downtube stock? Mine has an allen bolt, which I assume is stock for the '78.
     
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  13. Yeah, it's a hex bolt!

    I thought they all were? I might have a peep at your manuals tonight. Allen/hex would probably be better. Mine's looking a little sad at the moment. Sorry I haven't returned your calls either mate, I was planning on going for a ride tomorrow but I might go later in the week...
     
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  14. Yes, peep at my manuals in the night, and we'll go riding later in the week - but let me know which day asap, as I have to book one of them out to go sip lattes.
     
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  15. That was the idea! It's actually me being tricky - there's no oil going down the sink. I'm a bit paranoid so I filmed the whole thing - just in case the EPA come knocking or something silly like that. I actually put it in the juice container, emptying that into another container and holding the clear one over the sink for the shot. I keep my old oil and drop it off at the local car mechanics. I guess the angle worked!

    I'll speak to work Matt and let you know when they'll let me escape.
     
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  16. lolol that was bloody tops, well done, keep them coming
     
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  17. Awsome......
     
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  18. Outstanding. Laughed myself horse. Or is that whores? Anyway, had a few giggles.
     
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  19. that was great, well done
     
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  20. buhahaha great editing and humour!
     
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