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Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Yank the shock and move the linkage and you will...

Yank the shock and move the linkage and you will know what the problem is right away.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By dohcfox
Are you referring to the ones in front of the...

Are you referring to the ones in front of the rehab joint on the east side of the road? If so, you took the words right out of my mouth. I also love how their minders do fucking u turns in the road...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
It's the Airport Way exit just past Dearborn.

It's the Airport Way exit just past Dearborn.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2014, 03:17 PM
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Views: 483
Posted By dohcfox
Airport Way exit will be DANGEROUS for a few months...

Yesterday there was a waste water spill on the south bound Airport Way exit off of I-5 at Dearborn in downtown Seattle at about 2:30 in the afternoon. The site is still being cleaned up as I write...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21,935
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Posted By dohcfox
I see to remember reading your thread. At the end...

I see to remember reading your thread. At the end of the day, what were you in to it for the rebuild?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Rockers and cam are burnt up. The head was...

Rockers and cam are burnt up. The head was obviously oil starved, and who knows what else. Gonna wheel it to the back of the shop and forget about it for a while.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Yup. Gonna yank it off here in a few minutes.

Yup. Gonna yank it off here in a few minutes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
That said, engine runs fine, with power and...

That said, engine runs fine, with power and compression.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Top end noise and smoke...

On the way home from work today, the XR started making a loud clicking noise from the top end when applying throttle, accompanied by blackish smoke. I know that this is a long shot, but can anyone...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 70,690
Posted By dohcfox
Congrats to the OP on the fabrication skills!...

Congrats to the OP on the fabrication skills! Wonderful work! May I ask, what kinds of benders did you use to bend up parts for your headers and frame components? Thank you! JT
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 09:00 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Thanks guys! I will make larger block off...

Thanks guys! I will make larger block off thingies to cover more radiator.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Good morning everyone... So per my posts a...

Good morning everyone...

So per my posts a couple of weeks ago, some of you might recall that my XRR had lost compression and that it was suspected that perhaps the auto decomp mechanism might...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 08:01 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Evening! I just got done rebuilding my 650R and...

Evening! I just got done rebuilding my 650R and torqued the head to 49 ft/lbs no problem. I first torqued to 30 pounds and then went to 49.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 09:53 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 09:39 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Question for those of you that have had the head...

Question for those of you that have had the head off of their XRRs. What kind of sealant do you put in between the head and the piece that holds the rocker shafts and cam shaft? Is it possible to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2013, 08:21 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
If your auto decompressor is stuck, would that...

If your auto decompressor is stuck, would that not mean that, when measuring exhaust valve clearance, that the right side exhaust valve would be tight all the time from being pressed on by the decomp?
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 11:56 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
I believe that would be the Mukilteo ferry dock.

I believe that would be the Mukilteo ferry dock.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 11:23 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Have you ever cooked the rubber gasket under the...

Have you ever cooked the rubber gasket under the oil pump cover when doing this? Just curious...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 08:12 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Stop and go traffic? I am in Burien. We should...

Stop and go traffic? I am in Burien. We should get together sometime!
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 07:35 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
After this incident, I will definitely start...

After this incident, I will definitely start doing that! Hey, what part of town are you in? Oops, never mind, Mukilteo! Wanna meet at the Diamond Knot brewery sometime?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,244
Posted By dohcfox
Resurecting this thread, while my XRR is down for...

Resurecting this thread, while my XRR is down for emergency repair, I've decided to do a little maintenance on her too. Does anyone know if the swing arm tool is still available for borrowing? I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 06:15 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Burpsa, Thank you for the input! And I...

Burpsa,

Thank you for the input! And I agree totally with your assessment. Turns out that I am running a thermostat, and I tested it just a few weeks ago and it appeared to be working normally....
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Well, good news. What I thought were metal...

Well, good news. What I thought were metal shavings turned out to be a trick of light. What I was really looking at were globs of thick carbon. When I removed the head, I found thick, soft carbon...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 04:59 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Well, there are metal shavings in the intake, so...

Well, there are metal shavings in the intake, so something let go. This is going to be bad.:puke1
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
That's what I have suspected as well. Thanks for...

That's what I have suspected as well. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 11:26 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Low compression, no start! Hep!

Good morning,

My 650R has been my commuter and part time off road machine for the last two years now, without issue. Last Monday, however, things took a turn for the worse. After not being able to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
Thank everyone! I am going to throw the 250L's...

Thank everyone! I am going to throw the 250L's info up on the stolen bike registry. In the meantime, while this story certainly is sad for my buddy, he has been eyeballing a Husky 310R as a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
That's correct. The garage in this case is a...

That's correct. The garage in this case is a community garage located under the apartment building. The bike's steering lock was engaged, so this likely required 3 or 4 people plus a vehicle to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
Thanks everyone! I've already offered up a spot...

Thanks everyone! I've already offered up a spot in my shop for whichever bike my buddy eventually gets. And yeah, I wonder if these recently stolen bikes are in a shipping container heading...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
Thank you ZEmann!

Thank you ZEmann!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
http://i.imgur.com/eLpVLKD.jpg ^^^stolen...

http://i.imgur.com/eLpVLKD.jpg

^^^stolen bike in above photo^^^

Thanks again everyone.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=b16db3ce...

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=b16db3cea4&view=att&th=1424f6a96c75c8a5&attid=0.1&disp=emb&realattid=ii_1424f6a7120134b0&zw&atsh=1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By dohcfox
Stolen: 2013 crf250l

Good evening,

My very good friend Ian's 2013 CRF250L was stolen from his West Seattle apartment garage today, sometime between 9AM and 6PM. The bike is slightly modified and has:



about...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21,935
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Posted By dohcfox
I would submit that this damage is a result of...

I would submit that this damage is a result of high traction conditions, ie. asphalt or concrete. Sand, mud and dirt allow the rear wheel to absorb torque pulses from the motor because of how much...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By dohcfox
Go get yourself a KTM 250EXC/XC/XCW 2 stroke of...

Go get yourself a KTM 250EXC/XC/XCW 2 stroke of any year beyond 2005. Easy to start, can be lowered and are more capable than anything out there, for what you are looking for. Good luck.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By dohcfox
Anyone? Anyone? :dllama

Anyone? Anyone? :dllama
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By dohcfox
I'll second that about Darryl at Cyclops. He's a...

I'll second that about Darryl at Cyclops. He's a straight shooter and doesn't mind when I waste his time with stupid questions. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By dohcfox
Wanted: Bike transport from Spokane to Seattle

Good morning gents...

I am wondering if there is anyone out there that might be planning on driving their truck from Spokane to Seattle that would be available to bring a dirt bike over with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21,935
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Posted By dohcfox
There has been a lot of talk of Primary Drive...

There has been a lot of talk of Primary Drive chains being junk lately. Onthe other hand, if I remember correctly, Shibbly has gotten a lot of use out of their steel sprockets. Can anyone chime in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
With the Acerbis, I use a 1/4" long extension...

With the Acerbis, I use a 1/4" long extension with wobbly end and a 6 point socket. The tank goes on really easy that way! If your socket wobbles too much, making it difficult to get the bolt in to...
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