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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By spawn_x
Not by LAX (zip code 91208 if you want to map it)...

Not by LAX (zip code 91208 if you want to map it) but you can keep it in my carport. Very safe neighborhood, and my truck (that I don't drive) will be in front of the bikes, blocking anyone from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By spawn_x
that's a pretty silly thing to go wrong to spoil...

that's a pretty silly thing to go wrong to spoil a trip, bummer. Glad you got it taken care of
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31,545
Views: 2,976,604
Posted By spawn_x
you live in Glendale? What do you ride?

you live in Glendale? What do you ride?
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
That's pretty good for 65mph, I'm at 15-42. ...

That's pretty good for 65mph, I'm at 15-42.

Constant freeway speeds just burn oil. What did you blow up? Just the piston?
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
that's a bummer. what were you geared? I am very...

that's a bummer. what were you geared? I am very RPM conscious with mine, and do not run it in high range much. I geared mine accordingly to stay reasonable at up to 65mph
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
I swear by the HONDA premium synthec (or blend?)...

I swear by the HONDA premium synthec (or blend?) oil

how much consumption is normal depends on how / where / how fast you ride..

checking every ride is cool, if using it as commuter I'd check...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,477
Posted By spawn_x
Hi there BRP owners Selling my Excel / Rad /...

Hi there BRP owners

Selling my Excel / Rad / EBC supermoto setup which will also fit the 650r (have 17 and 20mm rear spcers, 20mm for the BRP)
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
**** Supermoto setup for sale! ...

****
Supermoto setup for sale!
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23986490#post23986490
****

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By spawn_x
I think the 600+ XRs make decent sumo bikes for...

I think the 600+ XRs make decent sumo bikes for street/commuting/play use. Yes they're heavy and not as fun as a light 400 on a track, but they make up in reliability and loong service intervals....
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,662,466
Posted By spawn_x
Guys, I've read quite a few threads, all seem...

Guys, I've read quite a few threads, all seem positive, but wanted to post here too

Looking at a 1993 xt225 Serow. 3500 miles, pretty good condition, do you think its worth picking up for 500-600...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,828
Posted By spawn_x
I don't think the people that want to close...

I don't think the people that want to close trails are necessarily hikers
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,828
Posted By spawn_x
true, but we are a real minority. Ratio of bongs...

true, but we are a real minority. Ratio of bongs to dirt bikes sold is like 100000 to 1. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Should I rip it off completely or do it while...

Should I rip it off completely or do it while some of it is still intact? Did you encounter rust? No TIG here but do have oxy/ace
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By spawn_x
I could join you somewhere in Angeles Forest...

I could join you somewhere in Angeles Forest (Angeles Crest Dr off the 210). There's a few dirt roads and camping places. I'm not geared for freeway, anything past 50 and my engine's buzzing too...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 548,923
Posted By spawn_x
when are you going? are you riding from studio...

when are you going? are you riding from studio city? freeway or streets?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Shoot, I think my kickstand mount is beginning to...

Shoot, I think my kickstand mount is beginning to go :(
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
man that's clean - is that brand new? how about...

man that's clean - is that brand new? how about the engine paint - any effect on cooling?



hey that's cool, my stock one did the same thing :d

pumpers are nice, just out of my price range. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By spawn_x
Cool thanks for replying. This has been on my...

Cool thanks for replying. This has been on my wish list for a very long time now.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
I remember this topic.. I am running a Hinson...

I remember this topic.. I am running a Hinson clutch basket which does not have the grooves to run the last discs off-set. I think I'll go ahead and email Hinson. I can't find neutral at idle, but I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By spawn_x
I inquired with Brian some time ago, just haven't...

I inquired with Brian some time ago, just haven't been able to make it out yet.

I had some questions.. it mentions if you lay it down, you pay for the damage? How is it different than just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By spawn_x
Still attempting to get in touch with the right...

Still attempting to get in touch with the right detective(s) and get some closure.

Helmet and gloves were not on the bike (I leave them on the handlebars normally), and they took off the flimsy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By spawn_x
Recovered in Van Nuys, got towed in at midnight....

Recovered in Van Nuys, got towed in at midnight. Do not know the details, but so happy and lucky to have it back!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By spawn_x
Stolen XR400 in Los Angeles

Last night my bike was stolen from Glendale/Montrose/La Canada area. It had quite a few things on it (aloop, fmf, excel, polisport, currently rear wheel is a gold excel with a worn D606). If you come...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By spawn_x
reading into accidents on the local freeways a...

reading into accidents on the local freeways a bit, it appears being struck by cars is the cause. I actually prefer riding during rush hour as opposed to cars flying at 75+

read about a guy on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By spawn_x
I passed right by this at ~8am on my bike.. saw...

I passed right by this at ~8am on my bike.. saw his body covered and got the chills. RIP guy

He was not going fast as the bike was not far from him, but there was blood on the sheets so he was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Mine's pretty much impossible to find while...

Mine's pretty much impossible to find while running, but easy otherwise

I know about the last clutch disk being installed in the different, but never was able to find an actual explanation as to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
meh. the honda is already heavier and lower power...

meh. the honda is already heavier and lower power than other more modern rides, not having the e-start saves quite a few pounds

if I ever need the button, I'm going orange :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Then maybe I don't know how to kick start without...

Then maybe I don't know how to kick start without a de-comp

All I've owned were XR's...

with decomp I kick right past TDC, so I do not kick through the compression (resistance)

Without...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
FWIW My kick-starter broke - not the shaft,...

FWIW

My kick-starter broke - not the shaft, the actual kick starter. I am pretty certain it was the additional stress (I do have decomp but sometimes it was not used) and over time fatigued,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Finances forcing to sell my supermoto set :( ...

Finances forcing to sell my supermoto set :(

RAD Mfg. hubs, excel wheels, EBC big brake kit.. better than the warp 9 setup!

Its for xr650r, front fits with no mods, rear needs spacer (650r is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,750,477
Posted By spawn_x
Hey guys. Selling xr650r supermoto setup - RAD...

Hey guys. Selling xr650r supermoto setup - RAD hex interchangeable hubs, excel wheels, ebc big brake

see craigslist ad:

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/3998449401.html

if interested...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Took the rear wheel off, findings: It does...

Took the rear wheel off, findings:

It does NOT in fact have a cush drive (it is a RAD hub though)

I've been running 20mm wheel on my 17mm axle :rofl:huh apparently so has the previous owner.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Got a question.. This is an a supermoto rear...

Got a question.. This is an a supermoto rear wheel (I believe Rad Racing hub and excel wheels)

I hear a "clunk" when my rear wheel spins. Maybe two "clunks" per revolution. Once I ride it around,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
That seems overly excessive.. probably worn out...

That seems overly excessive.. probably worn out rings, seals, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
That's crazy. I lose a bit sometimes because bike...

That's crazy. I lose a bit sometimes because bike is a DD and riding the freeway a lot burns it, and I was worried losing 1/2 qt would wear the engine prematurely

Unbelievable that it ran with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
I would think having that little oil would toast...

I would think having that little oil would toast your engine.. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
I am not one for bling upgrades, but to be fair -...

I am not one for bling upgrades, but to be fair - xr400 baskets DO get worn (grooved) pretty fast with aggressive riding. The bike had a 440 in it, so if you went to a shop and asked them to build up...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
So you're saying you burned through ALL your oil?...

So you're saying you burned through ALL your oil?




What do you do when you got an aftermarket basket? There is only one set of notches, unlike the stock basket. What is the purpose of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Smoking could possibly be from valve...

Smoking could possibly be from valve guides/seals?

There is a screen filter at the bottom of the front square tube (frame) - have you taken it out and inspecting?

Definitely get it sorted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,416
Views: 1,661,916
Posted By spawn_x
Must have missed your post, thanks! I'll shoot...

Must have missed your post, thanks! I'll shoot them an email. I sent Hinson one as well earlier

I did put the OEM clutch pack back in, plus one disc/plate from mine, to make up for the space, and...
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