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Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,920
Posted By Onederer
It works on metric and inch fasteners, so maybe...

It works on metric and inch fasteners, so maybe it's the tool to have in a 1970-1980 American automobile glove box.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,865
Posted By Onederer
I just bought a 4-500cc thumper. Does...

I just bought a 4-500cc thumper.

Does anyone know where I can get a big bore kit?
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
What air pressure did you use? Do you have rim...

What air pressure did you use? Do you have rim locks?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 58,596
Posted By Onederer
While building an aluminum frame for the XR is...

While building an aluminum frame for the XR is commendable, without forged and hydro formed parts, the reality is that it's very likely going to weigh more than the stock steel frame and not have any...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By Onederer
Have you even heard of a Suzuki RV125?...

Have you even heard of a Suzuki RV125? http://www.suzukicycles.org/RV-series/index.html?RV125.shtml~isoraami

Light weight two-cycle engine, dual range transmission, wide tires, street legal and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Onederer
Depends on the terrain you ride. Gravel,...

Depends on the terrain you ride.

Gravel, dirt, fire roads? Those should be fine as stock, even at speed.

Actual trails and rough terrain? You're going to want so suspension work.

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
How much was that; thickness? I ask...

How much was that; thickness?

I ask because it would be good to know compared to how much it changes camshaft timing if using a stock thickness head gasket.

On overhead camshaft engines,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Onederer
Just a couple more things for reference: ...

Just a couple more things for reference:

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/1987-honda-xl250r/o/m2997#sch7688

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/1983-honda-xl200r/o/m2992#sch19951
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Onederer
You mean like this?...

You mean like this? http://m.ebay.com/itm/281577879902?_mwBanner=1

Of course with even more internet search wizardry I found this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=263871

Several...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Onederer
The OP has an '87, and your '82 are likely very...

The OP has an '87, and your '82 are likely very different systems.

The '87 headlight should not even be on the same circuit as the DC system and to meet DOT specs for '87, would have to be closer...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
The gaskets sets with paper rocker/head cover...

The gaskets sets with paper rocker/head cover gaskets are without a single doubt, to be avoided.

Myself, I won't use anything buy OEM, on anything. I done a rebuild on an ATV one time an had...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Onederer
It is there for the street legal bits, but...

It is there for the street legal bits, but without it, the system will fry. Mainly the reg/rect will fry. That's double so if you remove the tail light and other power consumers that are always on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11,201
Views: 1,646,434
Posted By Onederer
Ugh. How did the knobby tire on a...

Ugh.

How did the knobby tire on a lowrider with no rear suspension, ever take hold?

Oh, it's got the great USD forks though, even though they've been neutered.

Anyway; gag.
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 113,915
Posted By Onederer
Look at a XR650L owners manual. In the...

Look at a XR650L owners manual. In the maintenance section, it specifies oil and filter change intervals. The filter is supposed to be changed every other oil change, as specified by Honda. That...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,535
Posted By Onederer
Street tires are much more capable than many...

Street tires are much more capable than many riders might realize. Muddy and sandy condition really cause a problem for street tires, but other than that, street tires are very capable off road....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,535
Posted By Onederer
http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMit...

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/ToanaRoad8.jpg

Yes, the above is technically called a road, but it isn't much of one and that section was one of the few good ones, the rest...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
I doubt it, but an enthusiast could maybe break...

I doubt it, but an enthusiast could maybe break even and gain admiration of the group.

At least there are places that do hardweld regrinds. I wouldn't want anything other than stock though, as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
Define worth. Mine has been very...

Define worth.


Mine has been very dependable with typical maintenance and repair for a 30 year old motorcycle. The only repair out of the ordinary is a broken cam chain guide which was found...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
At least you didn't try to notch the frame, like...

At least you didn't try to notch the frame, like some other person, who found out there is oil that far back from the steering neck.

Advancements are always made and the later XR600R and XR650L...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
So, you butchered the carbs by cutting threads...

So, you butchered the carbs by cutting threads into the bodies instead of just replacing the O-rings or the crossover if it was cracked, then you done a hack job of resealing the head covers because...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,073,223
Posted By Onederer
2016 model.

2016 model.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,073,223
Posted By Onederer
Who sells a fuel programmer for the TA? I...

Who sells a fuel programmer for the TA?

I heard the FI is lean from the factory and I don't want my new bike to melt down.


Who makes a Dakar style fairing with a larger windscreen for the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,589
Posted By Onederer
Good lord. Guess I should look at that...

Good lord.

Guess I should look at that more often.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By Onederer
It isn't uncommon to find different year model...

It isn't uncommon to find different year model cylinder heads on the XL's.

I thought there is a plug above the rear, center head bolt that had an O-ring on it. Maybe just the early heads too....
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,589
Posted By Onederer
I bought a bike that the front shoes had...

I bought a bike that the front shoes had delaminated while the owner was riding it. He was wronged.

I've had rear shoes delaminate while riding.

If you don't know what happens when a shoe...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
I once had a similar set-up. I've broken levers...

I once had a similar set-up. I've broken levers in a crash before too, without guards. I also had a slow speed drop that caught my hand under the aluminum bar. It took me a long time to get over...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
The Radio Shack LEDs worked for you too. They are...

The Radio Shack LEDs worked for you too. They are small, clean, and easy to install. It looks good.

I don't know if they have a blue LED (I didn't find one when I went there either), but the...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Onederer
I've been using one for more than a year. ...

I've been using one for more than a year.

My vehicles are just long distance transportation with a load or large cargo; they sit a lot.

One has a 455ci Olds engine. I have let it set for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,873
Posted By Onederer
It this a thread about Chinese manufacturing or...

It this a thread about Chinese manufacturing or AJP cycles?

I was excited about the low maintenance, small displacement four cycle engine coupled with modern suspension and brakes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
I doubt very much that is factory. It looks like...

I doubt very much that is factory. It looks like the markings from a salvage yard/parts dealer.

I have an industrial paint pen used to mark parts like that. The paint is exceptionally tough, which...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
Here is what I done on my XR650L. Radio Shack...

Here is what I done on my XR650L. Radio Shack LEDs; easy. The blobby black paint around the LEDs is from brushed on Rustoleum, which I sprayed onto a junk brush. I didn't want to bother taping off...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
Please don't show us anymore videos of completely...

Please don't show us anymore videos of completely capable and enjoyable Japanese dual purpose motorcycles. The senior citizen, well-to-do, European motorcycle Marxist can't handle it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11,201
Views: 1,646,434
Posted By Onederer
Are you going to sell it through the flea market...

Are you going to sell it through the flea market here?

Do you have any of the bolt-on XR400/250R oil cooler kits?

Fork braces with sliders/guards?

Sweet deal, I hope it all finds...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
If you have the tab type sensor, the pictures...

If you have the tab type sensor, the pictures below are of mine. I took the pictures some time after it had been installed, so if you can't understand them, I removed the caliper from the caliper...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14,046
Views: 1,483,822
Posted By Onederer
How is that possible?

How is that possible?
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,479
Posted By Onederer
Spit, water, oil, whatever. If you want a more...

Spit, water, oil, whatever. If you want a more concise answer, you may be able to find one on this Arkansan's website: http://www.jerryfisk.com/knife_gallery/themes/av_knifesite/index.html

I've...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23,153
Views: 3,019,860
Posted By Onederer
Here's a smoke'n deal on an apparently well...

Here's a smoke'n deal on an apparently well maintained bike. Anyone would have to be and idiot to pass this up, and the owner sounds like a fair and friendly person.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
A 110 link chain just fits with 15/48. 112 would...

A 110 link chain just fits with 15/48. 112 would make roadside flat repair easier.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,990
Posted By Onederer
Thanks everyone for the comments. I looked...

Thanks everyone for the comments.

I looked for any picture I could on the internet of a motorcycle under a regular camper shell and didn't find one. That was before I looked at the go-cart wheels...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 81,872
Views: 9,175,487
Posted By Onederer
The threads on the plug will wear out with time....

The threads on the plug will wear out with time. When they start looking sharp, replace the plug.

Your plug may just need replaced and the threads in the frame may be fine. You'll just have to...
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