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Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,361
Posted By switch
Sadly, I don't think I have any small bits left....

Sadly, I don't think I have any small bits left. Mostly just cogs and shafts.

You mean something like this?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retaining_ring

If so, I think you're good getting a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,361
Posted By switch
Sup mate! I might be able to help ya. Just...

Sup mate!

I might be able to help ya. Just let me know exactly what you need (maybe with pics). I don't know what a collet is :(

Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Same way I do, likely :rofl

Same way I do, likely :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
mcma111 beat me to it. He is right - you'd need...

mcma111 beat me to it. He is right - you'd need the XR650L kit.



HOWEVER! You also need to purchase a temperature sensor CABLE EXTENSION. The provided cable is too short for the NX - because...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
I've had one for 15k km. The rev counter is a...

I've had one for 15k km. The rev counter is a total b*tch to get to work properly. Once you get it set up, it's accurate. Most of the time :)
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Like the look, but not the high fender. I'd go...

Like the look, but not the high fender. I'd go for a lo one.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Anyone remember my old introduction post? That's...

Anyone remember my old introduction post? That's how my dommie used to look.

Now it's had some mods last year: ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
I believe that someone was selling TWO pieces and...

I believe that someone was selling TWO pieces and one went to Australia. The other to the Republic of Moldova. I would know.

Sadly I'm unaware of any big tanks for sale. I did see someone getting...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Here's an even cooler custom: The...

Here's an even cooler custom:

The CLAAS-edition DOMINATOR 86; yes, 96, not 96.




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Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3,874
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Posted By switch
Frames defenetly different. Should fit, but...

Frames defenetly different. Should fit, but mountings might need some convincing/fiddling.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
I knew I forgot something but the damn pageflip...

I knew I forgot something but the damn pageflip made me forget :huh

1995 is a year with both RD02 and RD08 model codes (depends if pre-september or post-september; or something).

So, restricted...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
This is what I use:...

This is what I use: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/EdYH8XoeeeGRINpqpqVtOfiDdhfOlRbvKi-ZmGTGqWQ?feat=directlink

It's for the early 88-91 bikes, which have diodes in the fusebox instead of on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 02:03 PM
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Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
No, not the bike :huh The screen. The windshield....

No, not the bike :huh The screen. The windshield. Thing bolted above the headlight :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 12:57 PM
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Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
@BrankoS...

@BrankoS (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=216769): is that a 88-91 model screen?
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
That resistance usually is fine at cold, but goes...

That resistance usually is fine at cold, but goes south when hot. Just my 2c.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Hm. No valve play perhaps. Or valves adjusted hot...

Hm. No valve play perhaps. Or valves adjusted hot maybe? Who knows.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 02:23 PM
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Posted By switch
Stuck open!? HOW? Bent maybe?

Stuck open!? HOW? Bent maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 02:17 AM
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Posted By switch
A new CDI from Honda has no warranty. Or a 6mo...

A new CDI from Honda has no warranty. Or a 6mo one at best. Try aftermarket CDIs. I've had positive experience with Czech manufacturer IGNITECH. 5 CDIs (4x Nx650, 1x Nx250). www.ignitech.cz

They...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Here's what to do when bike refuses to start...

Here's what to do when bike refuses to start after storage:
- turn fuel cock off
- drain carb (release drain screw then retighten)
- turn fuel cock on
- wait a bit (I usually don't :P) then start...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Check for any locking pins. If none exist, you...

Check for any locking pins. If none exist, you can use a bearing removal tool or a hammer to get it out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Looks good. A bike its age might develop...

Looks good.

A bike its age might develop problems with:
- CDI/ignition
- Regulator/Rectifier
- brake hoses (IMO just get get new ones - cheap and simple)
- intake manifold (develops cracks...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,171
Posted By switch
Let us be clear - it is NOT the same problem. ...

Let us be clear - it is NOT the same problem.

My problem only manifested itself when a lot of fuel was needed.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
The bearings shouldn't have that kind of play. A...

The bearings shouldn't have that kind of play. A new bearing has minimal play when trying to move its inner jacket in relation to the outer jacket.

The bearings should fit the camshaft easily (I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
You'll have to explain that free play a bit.

You'll have to explain that free play a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,874
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Posted By switch
A lot of free play is expected for the...

A lot of free play is expected for the decompressor assembly. It's normal. We're talking both vertical and horizontal play. It's there on brand new assemblies so it must be normal.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By switch
Here's what I did about the ABS:...

Here's what I did about the ABS: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13902358&postcount=22

So far, a 3yr old battery's life was extended to 5 years now. Probably going to replace it this...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By switch
Battery only has about a third of its life...

Battery only has about a third of its life remaining. New battery if you have cash to spare or mod the ABS to work properly.

Why the ABS fault? Silly ABS unit monitores voltage all the time while...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By switch
Stop spending lods of cash on Oddyssey batteries....

Stop spending lods of cash on Oddyssey batteries. They're simply long lasting batteries with slightly higher than average voltages. Nothing special except their 4x regular price. 90% of people that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,607
Posted By switch
Custom grab handles/topcase support/rear Alu box:...

Custom grab handles/topcase support/rear Alu box:


https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-9wSibqyZvLM/THuL7MsRB2I/AAAAAAAABE4/Nk2HU2bJMqo/s800/IMG_3475.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,031,630
Posted By switch
That picture is clearly a fake. There a LOTS of...

That picture is clearly a fake. There a LOTS of mismatching details, such as the bottom shaft being driven by both cogs and a chain - each wanting to make the shaft go the opposite way as the other!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By switch
Shoot the powerwasher from the back to blast bugs...

Shoot the powerwasher from the back to blast bugs back out the front. Also, don't put that powerwasher too close to the cooler.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Check if light and horn works with ignition ON. ...

Check if light and horn works with ignition ON.

Check battery connections. Also, look below the carb: there's a wire connected to the starter motor. Big one, with a rubber boot covering the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By switch
With a welder to weld two small supports up...

With a welder to weld two small supports up front, you can convert your XR-L into an NX. They're virtually the same bike, except one has fairings while the other does not.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,948
Posted By switch
Not really. These are high maintenance, high...

Not really. These are high maintenance, high performance bikes. Don't skip on oil changes and expect top end and bearing/join articulations to be reliable.

For the XR650R, I know that 1000 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By switch
That was the Camel Trophy in '88.

That was the Camel Trophy in '88.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 106,136
Posted By switch
Ouch :huh That mileage...

Ouch :huh That mileage...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,031,630
Posted By switch
That illustation shows a timing chain and a...

That illustation shows a timing chain and a timing sprocket on the crankshaft (see front of crank). Both engaging the same axle (timing axle below the crankshaft). Is that even possible? Turning the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
As far as I recall, pulling the cylinder head...

As far as I recall, pulling the cylinder head cover off the bike requires a lot of skillful manuvering. On some models it's totally impossible to remove it because of a small tab on the head. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,874
Views: 899,818
Posted By switch
Thanks for that. I'm going to have to do...

Thanks for that. I'm going to have to do soemthing similar but I guess for me, welding would be the only viable option. I need something dead stable.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By switch
XMoto fo' sho' (2007+). Smells liks a scam (is...

XMoto fo' sho' (2007+). Smells liks a scam (is the guy in the UK?). IMO keep away unless you can meet the owner face to face.
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