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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 79,002
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Here's one on an XRL: XR 650L Dual Sport...

Here's one on an XRL:

XR 650L Dual Sport Sidecar Off-Road: http://youtu.be/NzioTr0S9wg

Seems to work well. Haven't seen one on a BRP, though.
Forum: Trials 12-25-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
I found a non running reflex for cheap. The great...

I found a non running reflex for cheap. The great thing about that bike is that the engine is the same one that's gone in Honda motorcycles and ATCs for a lot of years.engine parts are easy to come...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/24/5421adc...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/24/5421adc9d43e7e107ffcb86b88e1144f.jpg
Fits great with a 14 tooth sprocket. May be a little close with a 15t sprocket. The mount holes are very tight. Theres...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/24/20393ee...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/24/20393ee6f366cf9914f7ab9a99c655c2.jpg

Got my first fcs5000 bent up and installed yesterday
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
They are these - Savvy?

They are these - Savvy?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
Picked up some shiny pieces of bling tonight. ...

Picked up some shiny pieces of bling tonight.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/22/e34fa0b6a7678282fb49829337e5de08.jpg

Hopefully I can get some sent out tomorrow - though I might be...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,276
You need a lens ring tether like this: ...

You need a lens ring tether like this:
http://www.dx.com/p/miniisw-high-precision-lens-ring-with-safety-tether-for-gopro-hero3-black-red-orange-226576#.VJecYsMAKA

I had a monopod mount break when...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
That's the bike you paid $2k for? Just go...

That's the bike you paid $2k for? Just go downtown and turn yourself in. Grand theft auto is a felony you know!

Congrats. Helluva deal.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,344
Tried stoppies on my reflex yesterday. No dice. I...

Tried stoppies on my reflex yesterday. No dice. I just can't bring myself to really grab that front brake hard. Temps in the 40's today. Maybe I'll get some time to try again.

I did make some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
I've got one of those. It's been working for at...

I've got one of those. It's been working for at least 3 years on the original battery. Which is impressive since it's always on. It works good as an hour meter - but it's not particularly useful as a...
Forum: Trials 12-20-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
So, looking at this picture: ...

So, looking at this picture:

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w320/gravityisnotmyfriend/Motorcycles/Reflex/camchainsetup.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
Available in camo tint?

Available in camo tint?
Forum: Trials 12-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
Shoot a PM to Twin-Shocker: ...

Shoot a PM to Twin-Shocker:

http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=225323

He's all about that carb swap.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
Bigger?!?! Oooh! I can't wait to steal that one...

Bigger?!?! Oooh! I can't wait to steal that one and make millions!! :D

Speaking of which - how many CS5000's are you down for? I'm picking them up on Monday.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,532
I bought a new petcock for my '86 reflex. I paid...

I bought a new petcock for my '86 reflex. I paid $17.50 with free shipping. It was a junk. The lever broke off in my hand and it leaked through the body. I contacted the seller and never heard a...
Forum: Trials 12-18-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
I'd definitely pull the float bowl and see what...

I'd definitely pull the float bowl and see what it looks like in there. Easy to do without really taking anything else off. If you're lucky, the gas was drained before it sat. If the float bowl is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
Got your PM - and replied. As for the...

Got your PM - and replied.

As for the fender clamp mounts? That's more than a laser cutter can do. The profile could be cut with a laser, but the holes to mount it to the forks would still have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,015
Looks to me like a 250 2 Stroke. But, I'm not the...

Looks to me like a 250 2 Stroke. But, I'm not the guy piloting that bike.

It's this guy:


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1029880
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
No pounding necessary with mine. I used a socket...

No pounding necessary with mine. I used a socket that is bigger than the countershaft against the sprocket and gave it a couple of taps. Then, the keeper took a little tapping to get it to rotate...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,015
I guess it depends alot on your size and skill...

I guess it depends alot on your size and skill level. I'm 6'5" and 220. I don't have any issues with the size of the XRL. Though, I guess it's a question of scale. Me on an XRL is probably pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,532
Smart move. My XRL came from the PO with a...

Smart move. My XRL came from the PO with a breather filter just like yours. I dumped it in 3-4' of water and completely flooded my crankcase with water. If I had the separator installed I would have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
That's a good look. Last time I had the cowl off...

That's a good look. Last time I had the cowl off my bike, I was thinking it looked better that way. How's the light output compared to stock?
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,015
I've got an XRL and have ridden my buddies' DR...

I've got an XRL and have ridden my buddies' DR and KLR. The biggest difference between the DR and XRL is the seat height. The XRL is much taller. Off road wise, they're pretty comparable. The KLR is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,018
Views: 491,071
Good to know. Though if I were going to spend...

Good to know. Though if I were going to spend $10K on a motorcycle - it would be orange and have suspension travel.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5,018
Views: 491,071
Wanted to be called or texted - but doesn't list...

Wanted to be called or texted - but doesn't list a number
https://desmoines.craigslist.org/mcy/4804581075.html


That's the skinniest drive belt I've ever seen! ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
Looks like a good deal to me. I paid $3400 for my...

Looks like a good deal to me. I paid $3400 for my '07 at the beginning of the year. Mine has more farkles and fewer miles, but I thought it was a smoking deal.

If the engine sounds good and the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
I posted this at the beginning of the year - just...

I posted this at the beginning of the year - just before I bought my XRL:


I'm coming to understand that you need to be a smartass to own an XRL. Not sure why - it's just the way of the universe.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Here's the only thing you need to know. Torque...

Here's the only thing you need to know. Torque the bolts until they break - then back them off a 1/4 turn and they'll be perfect.

Who Da Fuq resurrects a seven year old thread to post a link? And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,344
Thanks for the link! Lots of great tips in there.

Thanks for the link! Lots of great tips in there.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,276
Great tips on videoing. I wish I would have read...

Great tips on videoing. I wish I would have read this 3 years ago! I've been to some interesting terrain and taking some video of awesome riding areas - but my youtube videos barely hold my own...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,344
Another great video. Can you give us any insights...

Another great video. Can you give us any insights "behind the scenes"? Do you have a film crew? The angles and camera work are very well done. What about the editing? That's a couple of hours of work...
Forum: Trials 12-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
From what I understand, the tensioner is spring...

From what I understand, the tensioner is spring loaded, but the preload has to be adjusted. So, you fire it up, release the lock nut, and the tensioner adjusts. Then, you tighten it back down and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 79,002
Views: 8,669,328
Case Saver Group buy.

Guys, I've found another source for the FritzCoINC Case saver 5000. I can ship them CONUS for $17/piece. They'll be laser cut, .060" Stainless steel. The holes pre cut, but you'll be responsible to...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
So, after perusing the interwebs a bit it seems...

So, after perusing the interwebs a bit it seems that I need to check my cam chain tension before anything else. I guess I never set that after getting the engine back together. Hopefully that'll take...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
So, any advice on diagnosing a tick on this bike?...

So, any advice on diagnosing a tick on this bike? At first I thought it was loose valves - but I just checked them and they are within spec.

I listened around with the screwdriver to the ear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,344
Very nice work on that log! I gotta find one to...

Very nice work on that log! I gotta find one to try that on.





I've reinforced that first obstacle with 1/2 plywood on top of the pallet ramp. Seems to be holding up well. I'd like to tie...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
Thanks! Oh, I got plans for a teeter...

Thanks!

Oh, I got plans for a teeter totter. I'm going to build a real nice one for the kids to play on. Nice high pivot point, and pretty wide board - for the kids comfort of course. Not sure...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 81,610
I can tell you that the petcock off a CB350 will...

I can tell you that the petcock off a CB350 will not work. The bung is a little bigger. I've got one I was going to re purpose and it doesn't quite work.
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,811
Yup, my bike has one. Let me see what I can do to...

Yup, my bike has one. Let me see what I can do to help you out. If it'll fit on my scanner, I can email you something pretty easily.

But, it probably wont' happen til the weekend.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,344
I'm running 14/48 on the XRL, so that should...

I'm running 14/48 on the XRL, so that should help. I'll definitely have the video rolling when I attempt to pivot turn the big girl.

Being tall has more disadvantages than advantages, though. I...
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