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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Clarke Tank

SO did I read on here that folks had a hard time installing the Clarke 4.7G tank, I actually walked my 11 year old son though it, it was that easy.

Now who has a line on perforated decals to go...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
you;re thinking Scotland, or New...

you;re thinking Scotland, or New Zealand,Australia, or Ireland too. Sheep aren't so big up here, this is where you guys get all your good beer and funny comedians, remember.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
ok, the line on the left should go to the top of...

ok, the line on the left should go to the top of the air box, the bottom one on the air box should be plugged. and the two on the right should be tied together and both go to the crank case breather....
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
So, while I am waiting for the service manual to...

So, while I am waiting for the service manual to arrive, what kind of numbers should I be looking for when it comes to valve clearances?
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Katoom

All the big ADV bikes, tome at least, are just like all the cruisers, or all the crtch rockets. Good capable bikes no doubt, but it's the stigma of riding one that turns me off. I could probably...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
SO as long as I'm gentle and have the stock...

SO as long as I'm gentle and have the stock exhaust and battery box I should be good?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
subframe

What kind of weight are we talking about before I should worry, like loaded for bear multi day excursion weight, or giant loop mojave bags with spare tube, compressor, 2L of fuel and some tools kind...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
saturday afternoon ride

my youngest son and I went out for a little ride saturday afternoon. Roughly 80km on a snowmobile trail, really nice running, the death wings of course were horrible but I'm cheap and won't replace...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
hahaha, convergent evolution, or something very...

hahaha, convergent evolution, or something very similar, that's the oil I've been using in big air cooled suzukis for years now, and figured it would work good in a big air cooled single as well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Holy snapping assholes

Jets R Us wants $25.00 to ship two jets to me, do they have a meth problem or something?
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
cool

cool
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Where'd ya get them nifty funnels for draining...

Where'd ya get them nifty funnels for draining the oil?


and has anyone ever adapted wheels form another bike for a super moto set up, I have like what seems like hundreds of wheels sitting...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Try a Mr.Clean Magic eraser on the plastics,...

Try a Mr.Clean Magic eraser on the plastics, works good. Don't bother with the CRF250L light, it's significantly worse than the XR headlight.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
thank you for the clarification gentlemen. Very...

thank you for the clarification gentlemen. Very odd way of adding oil, then again I've never owned a dry sump bike before so maybe this is normal. I am quite familiar with discerning the presence of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
oil

Oh Gurus of the XR, some advice please. Just changed the oil and filter for the first time. followed the unusual procedure of adding oil, running the bike, adding the rest of the oil. added a total...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
I was thinking more like XRL = Colt 1911 690...

I was thinking more like
XRL = Colt 1911
690 = Glock
690RR = Kriss Vector
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Everyone is singing the KTM song, and here I just...

Everyone is singing the KTM song, and here I just bought a brand new XR, believe it or not I chose it over a KTM because of it's simplicity. I probably could have afforded a KTM, but then the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Baptism by fire, uhm red mud that is

So my son and I went to an old local gravel pit, isn't in use much anymore, lots of sand and gravel piles, little roads and trails to putt around on. Me on the XR he on his CRF110, I was toodling...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
that video is BS, quarters are mostly nickel and...

that video is BS, quarters are mostly nickel and copper, neither of which is magnetic. order a new drain plug, get a neodymium magnet, drill hole same size as the magnet and JB Weld the magnet into...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
well I'm in Canada so things are a lot different...

well I'm in Canada so things are a lot different up here. If there was a police report etc. filed then get copies, that would corroborate your story with the facts. I didn't fair to well either time,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
the real pain in the ass about these types of...

the real pain in the ass about these types of accidents is the insurance BS. I've crashed twice avoiding collisions, one the front end washed out from under me, the second time I low sided in gravel...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
In my experience with old aircolled suzukis high...

In my experience with old aircolled suzukis high flow is the important point, tolerances were/are fairly loose in an air cooled engine precisely because sit is air cooled and will/can experience more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Suspension

More Noob stuff asked/answered a thousand times, search does not work for me.

- OK this is the first "dirt" bike that has a suspension that has a fighting chance of working properly with me on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 04:10 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
I'm used to tweeking four at a time so one would...

I'm used to tweeking four at a time so one would seem so simple. The mixture screw won't have much effect on idle until it is way out of adjustment. What will tell you things are changing is exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
yes Torx are much better, but more difficult to...

yes Torx are much better, but more difficult to find as well, if I had my say it'd all be torx security bits so no one could screw with anything, that way only people that knew shit could work on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
here's a tip, bicycle waterbottle holder frame...

here's a tip, bicycle waterbottle holder frame mounting bolts, they're the same size and the right length but are stainless steel and allen key tapered head. most cycle shops will give them away if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
I'm so used to old bikes that I thought the XRs...

I'm so used to old bikes that I thought the XRs headlight was miles better than anything I'd ever had before.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 05:03 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
"A" bike in some form of breakdown.......there's...

"A" bike in some form of breakdown.......there's another two in the shed besides five in this pic.........I have a problem.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
ok, yeah grease the axle, yeah, steel and...

ok, yeah grease the axle, yeah, steel and aluminum will corridor really bad, but I'd still put lock tite on the stud.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
it's a stud, it stays in the fork lower, the nut...

it's a stud, it stays in the fork lower, the nut comes off when you change the tire, grease the nut, lock tite the stud.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Ditto, use red lock tite, it'll keep it in place,...

Ditto, use red lock tite, it'll keep it in place, you'll need to heat if you ever have to replace it again though.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
ok, thanks for that link, lot's of good stuff...

ok, thanks for that link, lot's of good stuff there. Think I'll make the De-smog block off plates meself, why buy something when I can bogie it together with odds and ends for free. I assume it's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
thanks

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
New bike

Someone shoud rell make a sticky 'caus I cannot get the search function to work. Things to Do List
1 - Desmog.
2 - Daves Mods.
3 - XRR counter shaft sprocket.
4 - XRR tailight.
5 - Decent...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
thank you muchly sir

thank you muchly sir
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
New Bike

I'm pretty sure I made the right choice in upgrading from the itsy bitsy CRF250L to the Big Red Pig. Excellent bike and I was swayed into purchasing it mainly due to this thread. Now the Farckles,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
thanks for the help but they sold it out from...

thanks for the help but they sold it out from under me, apparently I ask too many questions.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Does this bike not have a cush drive, what causes...

Does this bike not have a cush drive, what causes this wear on the output shaft, improper aftermarket sprockets? or is it a defect?
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Definitely buying to ride and appreciate, I...

Definitely buying to ride and appreciate, I bought my first dual sport 2 years ago, CRF250L, it was cheap and I didn't want something that would over power my non-existant dirt riding experience....
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
What to look for on a used G650X

OK, I'm in the process of negotiating for an '07 G650X and I need to know what to look for. I've never dealt with a BMW before, I have quite a lot of used bike purchasing experience, unfortunately...
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