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Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,011
Posted By Walterxr650l
So you know that you can do the miles. You should...

So you know that you can do the miles. You should be able to make the trip. The southwest will be hot, but so will all those plains States that you have to cross to get to the southwest. So drink...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,011
Posted By Walterxr650l
I have had that happen. The three hours late...

I have had that happen. The three hours late leaving in the morning could only be made up by riding three hours later into the night.



That depends on the seat. If it is a bad seat I find that...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,011
Posted By Walterxr650l
I think you are way over thinking this. The...

I think you are way over thinking this. The problem with such a detailed plan is it is almost impossible to keep. 1820 miles in three days is three 600 mile days. Have you ever ridden you bike 600...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Walterxr650l
Honda uses 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 14mm, 17mm, 19mm, and...

Honda uses 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 14mm, 17mm, 19mm, and 24mm. The 24mm is used on the rear axle an the valve inspection covers. The 19mm is needed for the rear axle nut, so you need 24mm and 19mm to change...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
When it doesn't start have you tried whacking the...

When it doesn't start have you tried whacking the CDI with the handle of a screw driver or hammer? If after hitting the CDI with the handle of a screw driver, the bike starts right up, The CDI is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
Same reason his frame broke, I would say. ...

Same reason his frame broke, I would say.

Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10,842
Views: 2,232,588
Posted By Walterxr650l
There doesn't appear to be a plate on that bike,...

There doesn't appear to be a plate on that bike, so there shouldn't be a registration fee.

Walter
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By Walterxr650l
$512 plus shipping. 7 lbs plus a pump. No thanks....

$512 plus shipping. 7 lbs plus a pump. No thanks. I'm not interested.
There are plenty of tents about that size that cost less, weigh less, and probably set up just as fast, unless you have a source...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
Ya I know. :D But I'm not going to go pull them...

Ya I know. :D But I'm not going to go pull them out of my bike and then hold the just as he is in the picture to try and measure and figure out which length it is.
I'm going to guess upper, because...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
Looks like a motor mount bolt to me, probably one...

Looks like a motor mount bolt to me, probably one of the ones at the back of the transmission.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
I have. See here...

I have. See here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18190770&postcount=39939). The bike was stuck in second gear. Thankfully I was only about 5 miles from home. Kind of sucks to split the...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Walterxr650l
YES. Walter

YES.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
It will affect how many revolutions the rear...

It will affect how many revolutions the rear wheel has to turn to cover said distance. It won't change how many revolutions the front wheel has to turn to cover that distance. The speedometer is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
Does your bike have an aftermarket speedometer?...

Does your bike have an aftermarket speedometer? The stock speedometer reads off of the front wheel. Rear tire size or gearing will have no effect on how it reads.

Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Walterxr650l
I'm pretty sure Langlitz will only repair...

I'm pretty sure Langlitz will only repair Langlitz products.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
If when you put the bolts for a part loose back...

If when you put the bolts for a part loose back into their holes, to the point where the threads are just ready to catch. They should all stick out from the cover/ case the same amount. If one sits...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,544
Posted By Walterxr650l
In the western US there is a lot of National...

In the western US there is a lot of National Forest, and BLM (Bureau of Land Management) land. Dispersed camping for up to 14 days at a time is legal, unless it is a closed area, or posted no...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Walterxr650l
Well I'm not a professional mechanic, but every...

Well I'm not a professional mechanic, but every engine that I have had the head off of, had a metal head gasket. My suggestion, if they are available, get an OEM head gasket and put that in.

Walter
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,924
Posted By Walterxr650l
Maybe the new waterproof gear works better, maybe...

Maybe the new waterproof gear works better, maybe it doesn't. I'm not inclined to spend any more of my money to find out. I know my sailing foul weather gear doesn't leak. I tried an Olimpia Phantom...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,924
Posted By Walterxr650l
Every "Water Proof" motorcycle gear I have ever...

Every "Water Proof" motorcycle gear I have ever tried leaked. Around 1990 I gave up. I went to West Marine and bought a set of their store brand Foul weather gear. It doesn't leak. I'm on my second...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,304
Posted By Walterxr650l
The rim drive around Crater Lake is almost...

The rim drive around Crater Lake is almost certain to be under snow in May. However the road from HWY 62, through the south entrance, up to the Rim Village is kept plowed year round. So unless there...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,385
Posted By Walterxr650l
You can easily make the painted hill be on your...

You can easily make the painted hill be on your route if you want. All you have to do is Stay on US 26 from John Day to Prineville, Instead of dropping south and taking the Paulina, Post road into...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,385
Posted By Walterxr650l
Not true on the cactus. I have seen them on...

Not true on the cactus. I have seen them on Sutton mountain, over by the painted hills unit of the John Day fossil beds.

http://i663.photobucket.com/albums/uu357/WalterManley/cactus1.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,385
Posted By Walterxr650l
Ya But. He said 7 days and he only wanted to...

Ya But.
He said 7 days and he only wanted to do 250 miles a day. I couldn't figure out how to fit all those in.

Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-22-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10,842
Views: 2,232,588
Posted By Walterxr650l
!915/20 Clevland

Anybody want a project?
http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/mcy/4812201793.html
The price seems a bit high to me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
Or you could remove the pins from the plastic...

Or you could remove the pins from the plastic connector, then slide the heat shrink over the pins onto the wires, and then reinstall the pins into the connector. I recommend only doing one wire at a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,385
Posted By Walterxr650l
I think the South West corner, and the North East...

I think the South West corner, and the North East corner to be the best parts of Oregon to see. So here is a route that ties the two corners together. It is all paved, avoids all of the interstate,...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,130
Posted By Walterxr650l
If you look here...

If you look here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/announcement.php?f=51&a=114) it will answer that question.

Also What makes you think no one sees it here?

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
From the Honda Service Manual "Cylinder...

From the Honda Service Manual

"Cylinder compression (with the decompressor effected): 92 psi

Cylinder compression (without decompressor effected): 199 psi

Note
Before measuring the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Walterxr650l
Looking at pictures of the KLR tanks on ebay. It...

Looking at pictures of the KLR tanks on ebay. It appears that the tunnel is pretty shallow. Which makes me wonder if it would sit to high and cause steering/handlebar interference. But if you have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-21-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By Walterxr650l
There is an explanation here...

There is an explanation here (http://www.abatetoyrun.com/files/2014%20Abate%20Toy%20Run%20Info.pdf).
It's one of the links on the ABATE site that, Road Rash linked to in his original post.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
You can't anodize steel. Walter

You can't anodize steel.

Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Walterxr650l
Looks like South East entrance on State HWY 123....

Looks like South East entrance on State HWY 123. See the post here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25133326&postcount=5772).

Walter
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Walterxr650l
REI...

REI (http://www.rei.com/product/602119/heavy-duty-thread-for-awl), Campmor (http://www.campmor.com/Product___21800?cm_vc=PDPZ1), Cabela's...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By Walterxr650l
For general leather conditioning and short term...

For general leather conditioning and short term Waterproofing, This stuff works good.

http://www.langlitz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/leather_dressing.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
When has that ever stopped him before? Walter

When has that ever stopped him before?

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
What! No pictures of you trying to ride across...

What! No pictures of you trying to ride across the top?

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,314
Posted By Walterxr650l
At least I'm concerned. :D[/QUOTE] To...

At least I'm concerned. :D[/QUOTE]

To paraphrase something I once heard.
It is not wise to piss off the one who rebuilds the bike you fly on.:lol3

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 81,853
Views: 9,169,791
Posted By Walterxr650l
The separator being off the bike wont help that. ...

The separator being off the bike wont help that.

Yes document the oil loss, unless you are one of those that likes working on the bike more than riding. Don't panic until you have proved that you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By Walterxr650l
That is normal for the OEM sprocket. Just put it...

That is normal for the OEM sprocket. Just put it on and run it. It will wear in. Or if that bothers you, buy an aftermarket sprocket.

Walter
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