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Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Jets and FMF exhaust.

Just got done...130 Main, 42.5 pilot one shim on needle,Three turns out, FMF power core exhaust, trimmed and rotated snorkel(Cut half of the airbox side off) and all I have go to say is that it is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Snorkel

So with my recent problems I am going all out on this thing.
* Doing Valve check
*FMF Pipe
*Jetting
* Snorkel mod
after trimming the snorkel has anyone flipped it around so the bend goes...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Any ideas Gents and Gals?

After a long ride last weekend on a hot day my bike started acting strange, I developed a a stumble and then a loss of speed right around 60 mph, bike is bone stock. If I pulled the clutch and revved...
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 415,107
Posted By Robidob
where to buy quality petol for your machine.

Most marinas sell ethanol free gas, ethanol will reek havoc on a boat due to the moisture drawing effect it has. there are a few websites devoted to locating and posting marinias with ethanol free...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
When you adjust the carb you increase the...

When you adjust the carb you increase the opportunities to foul the plugs so keep in mind that a fouled plug will can cause a stumble as well.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,548
Views: 175,394
Posted By Robidob
Gents look like I am out on this one too, I would...

Gents look like I am out on this one too, I would love to make it but my work schedule is not going to let me make it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 55,907
Posted By Robidob
PM sent thanks for the heads up.

PM sent thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,620
Posted By Robidob
Sounds like an awesome adventure guys!!! good...

Sounds like an awesome adventure guys!!! good luck with everything!
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
I was wondering the same thing, if you ride 'em...

I was wondering the same thing, if you ride 'em hard you're going to twist the forks and it really sucks riding home with twisted forks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,153
Posted By Robidob
I would reccomend the Huqvarna TE511 or any of...

I would reccomend the Huqvarna TE511 or any of their dual sports really if you want to tear it up off road on single track and still be able to ride the street.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 55,907
Posted By Robidob
Hey guys new inmate just moved to SE NC looking...

Hey guys new inmate just moved to SE NC looking forward to grabbing some tags.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Yeah, I have a 96 in good shape and that is...

Yeah, I have a 96 in good shape and that is exactly what I paid for mine $1200. Brand new you can pick up a XT250 or TW200 right around $4000 off the showroom floor. Hope this helps.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
absolutely, the bike would be worth 2000 if it...

absolutely, the bike would be worth 2000 if it was a true "Dirt Bike" or a "Street Bike" but for some crazy reason I have noticed that Yamaha dual sports seem to sell for less. 2000 is the average...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Cool2 I would not pay more than $1800 - $1900 for a 98...

I would not pay more than $1800 - $1900 for a 98 in perfect shape, just my two cents worth, others may have other things to say about that.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Robidob
I suggest that you adjust for your comfort....

I suggest that you adjust for your comfort. Everyone has there own preference on how they like there suspension set up, start with stock see how you like it and if its not working for you try...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
That's exactly what I was going to suggest.

That's exactly what I was going to suggest.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,548
Views: 175,394
Posted By Robidob
Laugh Not a Jarhead just a Squid Corpsman for a bunch...

Not a Jarhead just a Squid Corpsman for a bunch of Jarheads, I will be sure to check out the NC ABC tag thread.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Mine have an aluminum bar inside of the plastic...

Mine have an aluminum bar inside of the plastic that allows you to bend them a little bit if you need to.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,548
Views: 175,394
Posted By Robidob
If you guys do not mind I would be willing to...

If you guys do not mind I would be willing to join, especially for charity type rides. New to the area and don't know anyone down here yet.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
http://robidob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle/...

http://robidob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle/i-QtsDfq5/0/S/XT%20BARS-S.jpghttp://robidob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle/i-cBnvswS/0/L/XT%20BARS%202-L.jpg

Lemme try it again
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
http://s1083.photobucket.com/user/Robidob751985/me...

http://s1083.photobucket.com/user/Robidob751985/media/XT225/_DSC0777.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1http://s1083.photobucket.com/user/Robidob751985/media/XT225/_DSC0777.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
I drill a pilot hole and then use a step drill...

I drill a pilot hole and then use a step drill bit to drill out the throttle tube use a dremel tool and a buffing pad to smooth everything out , I use a utility knife to cut the grips. One thing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Cool2 Here are some frequent questions I have been...

Here are some frequent questions I have been asked about my XT anyone who owns one knows the truth and will most likely find humor in my rant.

Will it do 70? yes it will, with high RPMs but the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
beginning to think that this is just part of the...

beginning to think that this is just part of the character of this bike now that I see so many have the same issue.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Thanks, looks like you were working on doing...

Thanks,
looks like you were working on doing exactly what I was thinking.
regards, Rob
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Bluhduh Going to give new oil and a filter a try and...

Going to give new oil and a filter a try and check the free play of the clutch, if that does not do the trick I am going to pull the clutch basket and take it to a machine shop have them mill out the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10,971
Views: 1,596,984
Posted By Robidob
Neutral hard to find

I took my 96 XT225 for a decent ride yesterday, this is the first time I have rode it with it being hot out and I was having issues with it being really hard to find neutral with the bike running any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Robidob
Still interest

Hey everyone,
I was out of town for a bit, still looking to get this thing going. Let me know what you all think.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,306
Posted By Robidob
It would be great to get your hands on one of the...

It would be great to get your hands on one of the small tubes of silver sulfadiazine(aka: silvadene) its hard to find the small tubes normally you end up with a giant tub of the stuff. by far the...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,306
Posted By Robidob
Im back.

Hey Gents and Gals,
I am back around so I can answer more questions if you have any.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,681
Posted By Robidob
Thinking of doing the same.

I have been thinking about the same for quite some time, I think it could make a real awesome adventure bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Robidob
Cool2 Jacksonville NC - New Riding Group

Looking to start a new riding group based in Jacksonville, NC.( all of Onslow and Morehead City included) Not biased to type of machine looking for people to work on bikes with share ideas and get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 106,979
Posted By Robidob
New to the area

Always wanted to ride in the Game Lands just didn't know how to go about doing it thanks for the info.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,409
Posted By Robidob
Hands down the Jet Boil with electric starter if...

Hands down the Jet Boil with electric starter if you want a compressed gas stove.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,306
Posted By Robidob
Wicked First off lets be real here, I am a Combat...

First off lets be real here, I am a Combat corpsman I have deployed overseas and have had to deal with my fair share of real remote injuries sitting on patients for really long periods of time with...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,627
Posted By Robidob
If your not looking to spend a whole ton of cash...

If your not looking to spend a whole ton of cash on a brand name strap check out strapworks. They sell all the stuff to make your own straps as well as pre-made ones and you can customize the...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,214
Posted By Robidob
I wear OR waterproof gloves for work out on the...

I wear OR waterproof gloves for work out on the water during missions and training in the winter and they do a great job at keeping my hands warm and dry. I plan on buying another pair for riding,...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,087
Posted By Robidob
I like the Draggin jeans cargo pants with my fox...

I like the Draggin jeans cargo pants with my fox MX protectors underneath. Cooler than over pants more abrasion protection that MX pants and the MX armor gives me more than adequate impact...
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