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Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 03:46 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
If you are interested you can get replica...

If you are interested you can get replica graphics for your side panels, front fender and headlight shroud on eBay. The side panel stripe and 600 emblem were copied from my 86 xt as they did not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
https://www.dropbox.com/s/88822820p805haf/XT600%20...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/88822820p805haf/XT600%20Carb%20info.pdf.zip

Above is a link to my dropbox, see if you can download the oem carb section I just uploaded there.

Steve
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
Leaking tank

I have used Caswell Tank sealer with very good success. It is a two part epoxy. It is a very good fix to a leaky tank. I use apple cider vinegar to remove rust, it may take two or three soakings to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
Your new side case will help a bit, at least the...

Your new side case will help a bit, at least the gasket surface will be good. The worst part is the crack in the crankcase. Definitely do the stop drill at the end of the crack to keep it from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
Sorry to hear you having problems. Yes, take a...

Sorry to hear you having problems. Yes, take a picture after wiping the oil away. And NO it is not a crankshaft journal as there are NONE, the crank has ball bearings on each side and roller bearings...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
Best bet is to get it running very well, fix all...

Best bet is to get it running very well, fix all the little things. Ride it! When you start modifying expenses go thru the roof quickly. Also you lose ride time with downtime...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
To test the pick up coils you need to check them...

To test the pick up coils you need to check them for continuity and OHMS. Also check to see if the connections/connectors are corroded. Do you have a manual? If not, I think a XT600 manual would be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
Your leak can be either the seal on the...

Your leak can be either the seal on the compression release shaft or between the rocker box and the head. My 86 leaked everywhere from old hard seals. I removed the rocker box, inspected the cam...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 09:59 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
Welcome to this forum, you will find many friends...

Welcome to this forum, you will find many friends here and much help. Your light problem is the LACK of a battery. A battery is needed for the voltage regulator to function correctly. What you are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
You ought to be good to go, parts aplenty. Keep...

You ought to be good to go, parts aplenty. Keep us posted, we like pictures...

Great deal, offering hard to get parts beyond your own needs anyway....
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 04:22 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
We are on the same page it seems...

We are on the same page it seems...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
Tom, I just did a quick search on your...

Tom,

I just did a quick search on your tires.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/19852/i/michelin-t63-dual-sport-rear-tire

Free shipping from this place for less money than you quoted. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 08:24 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
This will be interesting.... Are you planning on...

This will be interesting.... Are you planning on a hotter cam and heavier valve springs etc? Keep us posted....
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
I would be interested in how this turns out. I...

I would be interested in how this turns out. I hope others jump in here and share recommendations.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
Happy the CDI fixed it. It is nice to be...

Happy the CDI fixed it. It is nice to be vindicated....:clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 11:11 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
I hope someone will capture this on video, should...

I hope someone will capture this on video, should be interesting. HINT, HINT...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
I had an '82 XL500 Honda that had a 17" rear and...

I had an '82 XL500 Honda that had a 17" rear and 21" front. It too was easy to reach the ground with both feet. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
A lot of this was covered on another forum. Just...

A lot of this was covered on another forum. Just to reiterate, trace the side stand switch upwards to the bullet connectors, unplug both and plug the ones coming from the main harness together. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
Even with the check valve, oil can leak down. ...

Even with the check valve, oil can leak down. Normal oil level checking procedure is running the engine to warm up by driving a bit. Upon return, sit a minute or so, then check oil level.

This...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
Let me second that on Caswell. I have used the...

Let me second that on Caswell. I have used the clear on 4 tanks now. I am a believer. Hardest part is cleaning the tank. Even though you can put it in over rust, it is best to remove it. I use...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
1ea 3RW-21511-30-00 FENDER, FRT WHITE...

1ea 3RW-21511-30-00 FENDER, FRT WHITE $42.95 $34.02

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/search/Yamaha/Motorcycle/1991/XT600EB/FENDER/parts.html

Check this on Partzilla.com. Looks like the rear,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
Hyperpak CDI

If anyone is needing a replacement CDI for an XT550 or XT600 thru 1989. I have a new, unused Hyperpak from New Zealand and a slightly used Hyperpak unit (until I got my zeeltronic unit)(didn't know...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 09:14 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
I have a couple Old School XT600's. I wouldn't...

I have a couple Old School XT600's. I wouldn't trade them for anything newer, unless same vintage. No reason to trade. They run great, handle good enough for me and pull like a tractor.... I liked...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 02:06 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
In my experience a dead, I mean really dead and...

In my experience a dead, I mean really dead and past it battery will be like no battery at all. Headlights will be dim, blinkers won't function correctly etc. Installing a new battery restored all...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 05:05 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
This info is from another forum, another bike,...

This info is from another forum, another bike, however, same principle applies. This guy had intermittent spark on 1 cylinder of a 2 cylinder 2 stroke bike. He tried everything he knew then took it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 09:41 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
I received word from Borut that he has updated...

I received word from Borut that he has updated his web site to show the PCDI-XT but has had no time to do more than mention it. He is very busy it seems. He said he has had numerous requests for a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 07:09 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
The unit is very new, I had the first one Borut...

The unit is very new, I had the first one Borut made at my request. I too noticed more torque at lower speeds and reported it here. The new unit is not listed yet, I will ask Borut to add it. The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 11:36 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
I had problems of leaks from the clutch cover and...

I had problems of leaks from the clutch cover and yes I did have an OEM gasket that has sticky on one side and not enough. After one failed attempt I cleaned the surfaces again, used another OEM but...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 195,711
Posted By steveloomis
I am not positive on the XT but on my RZ350 and...

I am not positive on the XT but on my RZ350 and RD350LC the black wire is grounded via the bolts on the coil. As far as I know there is only 1 frame connection to the black wire which is why it is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 06:53 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
CDI problems

I just wanted to pass on a recent find by someone I was assisting with no spark. We went thru all the Ohm checks of the stator and trigger coils, ignition coil. We measured ac voltage on each coil...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 06:51 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
CDI problems

I just wanted to pass on a recent find by someone I was assisting with no spark. We went thru all the Ohm checks of the stator and trigger coils, ignition coil. We measured ac voltage on each coil...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 06:51 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
I am pretty certain the TT top end will go on the...

I am pretty certain the TT top end will go on the XT bottom end with no problems. The main difference in the two is the XT has a steel liner for the cylinder and the TT has a nikacil coated...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 07:18 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
That is the point, you can have a switch to...

That is the point, you can have a switch to change between the two. Just ground the wire to change. It is all on the schematic he will include.

I have just ordered another unit for my Yam RZ350...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 12:29 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
When Radioman finally slows down and returns home...

When Radioman finally slows down and returns home for a much needed rest, everyone will wonder "what will we do now" Kinda like the crowd following Forest Gump when he said "I think I'll go home...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 195,711
Posted By steveloomis
I just spoke with him, he is working on your...

I just spoke with him, he is working on your order and it will be pre-programmed with the 550 advance curve in the 1st position (default) and the XT600 curve in the second slot, ground a wire and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 06:16 AM
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Posted By steveloomis
Yes, I can alter it for you. Did you tell Borut...

Yes, I can alter it for you. Did you tell Borut it was going on a 550? He has a 550 of his own he is rebuilding for bad crank bearings but had it running on the new CDI before teardown.


Steve
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 09:06 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
As to corrupted data, I've read about it here and...

As to corrupted data, I've read about it here and how you go thru a procedure to remove one map at a time and reboot. The corrupted data is in the form of an uploaded map....:D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10,713
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Posted By steveloomis
I too have come to the conclusion that the...

I too have come to the conclusion that the Montana is a worthwhile purchase. It does have a very steep learning curve for the hard core user. I think that is why there are so many redundant...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5,034
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Posted By steveloomis
Ads

I appreciate seeing them where they are. I would not have known about them if in the vendors area.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 07:24 PM
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Posted By steveloomis
I am not sure what "plays dead beetle" means, but...

I am not sure what "plays dead beetle" means, but I know a dead beat when I hear of one. Sorry, I do not know anyone with a Triumph so cannot help. I assume these will not fit an XT600?

I...
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