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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 75,424
Views: 7,966,021
Posted By LandsVW
Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and...

Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and rubber parts. But one set had a slide stuck and I couldn't get all the parts out. The simple green didn't seem to affect those at all. There was a varnish...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 75,424
Views: 7,966,021
Posted By LandsVW
Boil the carbs in a simple green solution. No...

Boil the carbs in a simple green solution. No harm done yet cleans and frees stuck slides.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Tomorrow I'm gonna ride the BRP with the LRB to...

Tomorrow I'm gonna ride the BRP with the LRB to work and earn me a little street cred, yo... :rofl

I've only ridden it about 15 miles so far, too busy and actually been too hot.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 75,424
Views: 7,966,021
Posted By LandsVW
[QUOTE=mcma111;25044893]Lake_Bueller, Your...

[QUOTE=mcma111;25044893]Lake_Bueller,

Your in the wrong neighborhood bub. Us XRL owners don't know how to kick start a Honda big single, we have this little red button to push to start our bikes....
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
New ride ready!

Back on the road! Tank remounted, sprocket on, all systems go! except - the small digital meter that is probably tachometer. Doesn't seem to work. Do they have a battery?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
For some reason, my older garmin that has no...

For some reason, my older garmin that has no battery would start to boot then shut down on the XR600. I only had a capacitor. Probably not steady enough current. This bike has the batt. Garmin...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
New bike, new issues

My 2002 xrl650


http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/dd0ca3b6889ab0263344b5102fbe14f0_zps05caac45.jpg


Its in pretty good shape actually!

Took the 5.8 Acerbis tank off, noticed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Haha! 'like' :D

Haha! 'like' :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Xl, xr?

Heres another XL I found branded as an XR. Seems like a good price

http://bend.craigslist.org/mcy/4634022945.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 233,630
Posted By LandsVW
If it's a legal title in your name with no liens...

If it's a legal title in your name with no liens against it,there should be absolutely no issues titling in state.No different than licensing an automobile.If he is titling in another state,they may...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
I know on my XR600 someone had swapped the float...

I know on my XR600 someone had swapped the float bowls between the carbs - made it incredibly hard to start as the choke is part of the left carb bowl... Not sure if the XL is the same way.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10,534
Views: 1,415,517
Posted By LandsVW
Pretty close! This is actually south of Bend....

Pretty close! This is actually south of Bend. There is so much riding out there, it's ridiculous. I live on the west side of the Cascades so am used to crushed rock logging roads, not desert pumice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 233,630
Posted By LandsVW
Oregon title questions?

Ok, so now I'm having a little panic attack over my title. Maybe someone could help? (or make the issue even more confusing. Lol)
I bought a 1986 XR600R with a clean Montana title.
Titled it and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,534
Views: 1,415,517
Posted By LandsVW
XR's are gone. Long live the XRL!

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/1f79d9511a3d83ba16a86ea324c76e19_zpsa8851a81.jpg

See my thread for more details ;)
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
I no longer own an XR600

I've gone to the dark side. I couldn't resist the magic button.

I traded both XR's for this 2002 XR650L

Yes, the dirty deed was done in the back parkinglot of a diner located in a desert and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Both bikes in the truck - for the last time ? Updates to follow...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/8973c3303a34b207c7e8142342df06f1_zps1b0fb5b8.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Laugh Ya I found that to be pretty funny!

Ya I found that to be pretty funny!
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Passing it along...

Here's one I see on CL

http://medford.craigslist.org/mcy/4626139127.html
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Added black to panels

I got some black sign vinyl and put it on the side panels. I like the look. I need a tank graphic now.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
I think this fall I will take the cylinder off...

I think this fall I will take the cylinder off the smoky/noisy bike and spend some of my hard earned fishing money getting it bored and a piston installed. I'll keep adding to my thread as the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Glad to help

I'd be glad to help any way I can. Steve is def the guy for the technical good stuff tho. Stripped thread repair, quality parts and attention to detail will give you success. PM or write here if you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10,534
Views: 1,415,517
Posted By LandsVW
Super cool! They are amazing bikes.

Super cool! They are amazing bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,534
Views: 1,415,517
Posted By LandsVW
Good choice!

If you're really bored, take a look at my thread (in my signature). I own two of these beasts -1986, same as yours, and really like them. Nothing jumps out at me as being weak or weird. The 87...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Oh yeah, I remember now, I wrapped a strap around...

Oh yeah, I remember now, I wrapped a strap around the muffler and then bolted it in the stock position. There are a few pictures of the 400 muffler temporarily wired in place on my build thread.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Here's a CL special someone in Oregon or Wa might...

Here's a CL special someone in Oregon or Wa might want to check out... I'd go look but I think I have enough of these ;)

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/mcy/4500993032.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
I think it 'almost' fits, with only the mounting...

I think it 'almost' fits, with only the mounting bolt to frame in the wrong place. Pretty sure I tried this or one of my 3 bikes came with one, and I vaguely remember I made a loop of metal to go...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,534
Views: 1,415,517
Posted By LandsVW
No it's an XR with XL fenders, lights and...

No it's an XR with XL fenders, lights and wiring. Makes a really good ride.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10,534
Views: 1,415,517
Posted By LandsVW
Representing the older generation

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/40a4bb1dfa19267ad345fc27df8314e2_zpsec12509c.jpg

My 2 1986 XR600R's
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Painted side cover on 2nd bike

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/40a4bb1dfa19267ad345fc27df8314e2_zpsec12509c.jpg

Representing the older generation :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
New workbench and more bike pictures

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b4fa1f1189c12bd7e362b03e2e1c3631_zps0025b51c.jpg

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/ee4ba680a073eac591ae95913bcb6d80_zpsc2217c68.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8,709
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,193,009
Posted By LandsVW
Enclosed 10X6X6 trailer

I have a 10 x 6.5 x 6.5 enclosed trailer with new tires, large rear door and smaller side door, 2" ball, all lights work, metal frame and outside with interior lined with plywood and no leaks.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
I donated a bunch of this to an inmate so - updated list

I have a muffler w/o a baffle and a ugly but usable aftermarket headerpipe available now.

Muffler is gone as of today...

Most everything is gone as of May 18th... Was able to send a box of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
Since I have an XR600 with an XL600 wiring system...

Since I have an XR600 with an XL600 wiring system - I have no battery box. The capacitor is wrapped in padded material and zip tied under the right side cover.
It works great. Yeah, get your brother...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
I'm using a 45,000 (if I remember correctly)...

I'm using a 45,000 (if I remember correctly) microfarad capacitor Steve sold me. I think essentially you need one or more capacitors (if several hooked together) equalling at least 35,000 mf, the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13,085
Views: 1,254,876
Posted By LandsVW
A four wheeler tire pressure gauge works well.

A four wheeler tire pressure gauge works well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
More parts!

Bike number 2 got a stock muffler with baffle and headerpipe courtesy of Eugene Craigslist 20$ ! If anyone needs the other one (as shown on floor), PM me and we can work something out. Also, still...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Satellite image of the mine

I got as far as the dropped pin and then headed back. Pictures taken from that point.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/a05e73dafe99c1cab8213e8749bc1c27_zps438bd64f.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Easter rode

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/eca48bf15df5aa93f29781bc7586732d_zps080442ec.jpg

Right after I had fallen into this creek.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,671
Posted By LandsVW
Beautiful day for a ride

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/dc5552f3d2512f1aaf821f8cc7889b5b_zps4d21c24f.jpg

Went for a short ride after work.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8,709
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,193,009
Posted By LandsVW
I PM'd you :) qualified dibs

I PM'd you :) qualified dibs
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