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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 03:15 PM
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Views: 133,333
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Lemming....

Lemming....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 140,155
Posted By Cpt. Ron
I rode my 950 on that single track for just the...

I rode my 950 on that single track for just the same reason. Yes, it bypasses the baby heads, but puts you further south of Ballarat. If you pay attention (unlike me...) it will be a piece of cake....
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Yup, that Motul 660 is what I've used on my 950. ...

Yup, that Motul 660 is what I've used on my 950. It's better, but I still have issues like you guys with your XRR. My 950 brake gets hot and then the brake fades badly. The proximity of the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
I certainly wouldn't do it for the steering head...

I certainly wouldn't do it for the steering head bearings. It will take a LOT of grease to fill that cavity. In my view, with any of the bearings on the XRR, there isn't enough rotation to evenly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Can't say I've experienced it on my XRR. At...

Can't say I've experienced it on my XRR. At least nothing compared to my 950...that rear brake just downright sucks. Anyway, have you tried a complete flush with a quality brake fluid? Switching...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Don't encourage him..... :freaky

Don't encourage him..... :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Locally, I've done 50-80 mile slogs. On two...

Locally, I've done 50-80 mile slogs. On two occasions, I rode it from SoCal to Utah in two days (and then back). That trip my gear was hauled for me. Larryboy rode his from Sacramento to Death...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 133,333
Posted By Cpt. Ron
I had a feeling I knew where it was.....Went to...

I had a feeling I knew where it was.....Went to Google Maps and my first guess was within a hundred yards....Sum' bitch. Add me to the crowd that didn't know there was a marker there, and it's been...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,434
Sticky: Note to self:
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Posted By Cpt. Ron
Before removing the drain screws from an older...

Before removing the drain screws from an older pair of forks, be sure to note the schrader valve on the fork cap and relieve the air pressure. If you don't, at least make sure you do so in a very...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
"Several of the groupees have removed their...

"Several of the groupees have removed their judder springs from the clutch pack, replacing it with another fiber plate. The reason for doing so is to prolong clutch life (I don't believe it would...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
From here: ...

From here:
http://www.xr650rforum.com/t1086-best-static-sag-and-ride-height-mesurements-for-the-brp

"Setting your race sag:

Starting out with your bike on a stand so, both tires are off the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 140,155
Posted By Cpt. Ron
And to add to that, be prepared to turn around if...

And to add to that, be prepared to turn around if things are too sketchy FOR YOU. Don't let your schedule or fuel levels force your hand to power through. Conditions change all the time, so you may...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Railroad property. Technically, no public access...

Railroad property. Technically, no public access or easement. Realistically, ride smart and safe and watch out for RR Police.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=264650
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 10:06 PM
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Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Jester, knowing the history of your bike, I...

Jester, knowing the history of your bike, I highly recommend getting the measurement of the piston/bore clearance. Even with a new piston, you're still going to need to get the bore measurement to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22,943
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Posted By Cpt. Ron
Piston

If the couple of scratches below the ring grooves on the piston skirt are not huge and don't have high spots to wear on the cylinder bore, why replace it just for that? The area below the rings are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By Cpt. Ron
So you waived your right to a stern talking to...

So you waived your right to a stern talking to and a ticket?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Double Take Mirrors

I agree about the looks, kinda bulky and un-refined. However, they work. They don't move and I haven't broken one yet. The only time they've moved on me was when the ball that was attached to my...
Forum: Trials 12-08-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,362
Posted By Cpt. Ron
And then there's this: "Transmission oil: ...

And then there's this:

"Transmission oil:
Recommend type: ATF DEXRON III
Alternatives:
NOTE: GASGAS Spain recommends only Dexron III automatic transmission oil at this time.
Oil type warning:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Kenaroo fairing? Edit: ...

Kenaroo fairing?


Edit: Yup....http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25654105&postcount=166
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Yes, it is. I started with the desert racing...

Yes, it is. I started with the desert racing setup. For the shock, I found the rebound control wasn't as good with the stiffer spring I am using. Regardless, I think that setup is better than...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Race Tech (http://www.racetech.com/), MX-Tech...

Race Tech (http://www.racetech.com/), MX-Tech (http://www.mx-tech.com/) are two choices. Google "suspension shims" for more.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Many types of compression fittings offer caps...

Many types of compression fittings offer caps that replace the nut. Small and easy to carry in your pack as well as an easy install in the field....as long as you still have oil.

Flexible Teflon...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Banned already, huh? That's got to be the...

Banned already, huh? That's got to be the shortest lived inmate yet...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
How long have you had it installed? I have one...

How long have you had it installed? I have one on my 950 and am not sure I want to keep it. I'm constantly worrying about it getting "out of adjustment" and slipping.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Clutches

From the XR mailing list days, I remember discussions about clutches. Nobody complained about OEM. But some did raise concerns about aftermarket options, even the brand-name ones (Barnett comes to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-14-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 124,850
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Honda MTX50

Here or the WTF thread?

http://images.craigslist.org/01717_dpptVteKs11_600x450.jpg


http://sacramento.craigslist.org/mcy/4751921515.html
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,068
Posted By Cpt. Ron
You didn't just type that.......:D

You didn't just type that.......:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
There are two, one for each side/petcock since...

There are two, one for each side/petcock since you can run on one side at a time. I ended up marking my tank with the gallons left as I filled it one time, not including the unusable lobes up front. ...
Forum: Racing 11-07-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 39,952
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Jethro Halbert

Jethro is still in a coma according to Sammy's facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/SammyHalbert/photos/a.501593973239379.1073741824.174624922602954/757954210936686/?type=1
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Well you may need to get your bike tuned (valves...

Well you may need to get your bike tuned (valves and carb adjusted) to get it to start easier....might be handy on the trail.

But to answer your question, start with the wiring diagram:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Is your bike's wiring completely stock? Or do...

Is your bike's wiring completely stock? Or do you have a dual sport kit?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,582
Posted By Cpt. Ron
I was told it was called a Polish Condom.... ...

I was told it was called a Polish Condom....

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/1035282851_xLcMQ-L.jpg

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14195722&postcount=34


It's a lot harder...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 124,850
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Formula Super V

$8500

http://images.craigslist.org/00303_3Np3F6LGZG0_600x450.jpg

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/ctd/4734478950.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Cpt. Ron
I have a lathe and mill here in Sac-town. What's...

I have a lathe and mill here in Sac-town. What's the OD of the disc spacer? Timeline?
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
I remember that ride report! Same one that had...

I remember that ride report! Same one that had YOU warming up instead of your bike at that high mountain cabin?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22,943
Views: 2,954,022
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Like others mentioned above, my usual procedure...

Like others mentioned above, my usual procedure during cold start with the stock carb is to turn the idle up about one turn (maybe one-and-a-half). Should not require any twisting of the throttle. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Well everything is known to fail. I haven't had...

Well everything is known to fail. I haven't had a hydraulic brake pressure switch fail yet. I don't know anybody who has had them fail. Granted, I haven't had a mechanical one fail, either. Now...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Personally, I'm against coating a clean tank. ...

Personally, I'm against coating a clean tank. Here's a write-up I did on my Volvo 1800ES tank 'fix' using electrolysis:
...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,148
Posted By Cpt. Ron
The trick is getting all of the rust off so that...

The trick is getting all of the rust off so that whatever coating you put on will stay put. I would go with high heat black paint.
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Cpt. Ron
Why not just add a hydraulic switch to your...

Why not just add a hydraulic switch to your existing system?

https://www.procycle.us/dskits/dskit.htm scroll down to brake switches

https://www.procycle.us/images/dualsport/switch_hyd_jpn.jpg
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