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Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,149
Posted By Twotrak
Re lowering.

I have a pre fuel injected 2012 XT but as far as I know the suspension is the same. You could loosen the spring to try to get more sag but most ladies don't weigh enough to sink the suspension much...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
The jetsrus website lists the wrong jets if you...

The jetsrus website lists the wrong jets if you look under XT250. I think they may be referring to the old model XT250, not the 2008-2012 model. I just ordered them under the Teikei jets. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,805
Posted By Twotrak
The shock preload set really slack could do that....

The shock preload set really slack could do that. What I would do is lift the bike so there is no weight on the shock then take a tape measure and measure the spring length. You don't have to take...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
Post number 2643 a few pages back I posted photos...

Post number 2643 a few pages back I posted photos of the jets I got from
www.jetsrus.com (http://www.jetsrus.com). It turns out they do fit perfectly and although I haven't had time yet to really...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 84,419
Views: 9,777,481
Posted By Twotrak
Regarding jetting.

It's news to me to hear that these bikes tend to be jetted rich from the factory. That goes against all the pages of this thread with everybody doing Dave's mods and all that. I went up a size on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
Yes that's the same thing I did with the airbox...

Yes that's the same thing I did with the airbox and that's what the manual says to do. I did look at the needle because I wanted to see if my needle had notches on it so you could adjust the height....
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
Re Jetting

Well I got some jets from Jetsrus. The seem to be the correct size. I'll try to post a photo since I know this comes up occasionally. I bough a 140 main and a 37.5 pilot. By the way, those of you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,805
Posted By Twotrak
First post said 3.25 inches. It's more like 3 and...

First post said 3.25 inches. It's more like 3 and 3/8 inches just using a ruler.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
I bought one of those adjustable links from...

I bought one of those adjustable links from Soupys and my plan was just to adjust it the other way (make it shorter than stock) in order to raise the bike and change the leverage on the shock. Turns...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
Rangeshooter and HeadPoseur Thanks for the...

Rangeshooter and HeadPoseur Thanks for the info on those jets. I'm still not sure what if anything I will need to do since I plan on leaving exhaust and intake stock. I have removed the air...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
I was wondering about 6 Sigma and where they got...

I was wondering about 6 Sigma and where they got their jets. Please report back when you find out what they say. Along the same line does anyone know if the Jetsrus jets for the Teikei carbs really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
I was thinking the same thing. If those knobs...

I was thinking the same thing. If those knobs hit the back of that little fender or my bracket my day could go bad quick. I like your fender above. I assume that is a YZ fender? Also, is the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
I just put on a 80/100 Pirelli MT16 Garacross...

I just put on a 80/100 Pirelli MT16 Garacross front tire. It went on easy but as I figured, it rubs the low mount section of the front fender (XT250 2012). I'm probably going to make an extension...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,759
Posted By Twotrak
Does plating a dirt bike go OK in New York? Some...

Does plating a dirt bike go OK in New York? Some states are easy and some are impossible. Just a heads up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Twotrak
I went through the same decision process last...

I went through the same decision process last year. I ended up with a 2012 XT that still has the carb. A guy I ride with has a TW200. The XT is truly happy at a true 55 to 60 MPH while the TW can...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd330/outerbank...

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd330/outerbanksdave/XRR/XR650r%20Selling%20001_zpsrhqlh11u.jpg

I might but I'm going to see if I can get $4000.00 for it. 2007, I bought it new, current...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 312,455
Posted By Twotrak
Re the Sludge Trap

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who replied to my question regarding the sludge trap on my BSA. I figured I would have to do the sludge trap first but thought I would run it past you guys...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 312,455
Posted By Twotrak
I have a 1971 BSA that has 10,400 miles on it and...

I have a 1971 BSA that has 10,400 miles on it and has not been started since 1978. I have owned the bike since 1974 and put about 4000 of the miles on it. (In 1978 I got tired of the thing blowing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
XT250 Jetting

Does anyone know of a good source of jets for the XT250 carbed models? I'm looking for over sized main and pilot jets. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
The linkage looks stock. These things have a lot...

The linkage looks stock. These things have a lot of adjustment just by tightening the spring. And it's not unusual for someone to push the forks up in the triple clamps especially if the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
I have one although it is currently not...

I have one although it is currently not installed. I ride other bikes too and find it a little confusing to switch back and forth. I think it makes you faster on single track. I have the old...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 84,419
Views: 9,777,481
Posted By Twotrak
I'm about the same age as you and in the same...

I'm about the same age as you and in the same boat. Sometimes I wish my XR650r had a button. I also have an L and the extra weight makes it more of a pain than the R sometimes. So all I'm saying is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
I think it could. These bikes are tall with soft...

I think it could. These bikes are tall with soft suspensions and nowadays a fairly steep head angle. But I think the tread patterns of some front tires is the worst cause on the street. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
Well I finally had time to get back out on the...

Well I finally had time to get back out on the highway and try this for myself and you are right, it helped quite a bit. I took it up 74 mph on the gps which is about all I was looking for, and it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
I saw the same video of Johnny Campbell but I...

I saw the same video of Johnny Campbell but I just figured that off road at high speeds it was the only way for someone tall to get on the pegs. But I will try moving my weight back. I think in my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
So are you saying that the 606's are fairly...

So are you saying that the 606's are fairly stable up until you approach 100? Trl Rdr runs 606's and said they were stable also at high speed. Maybe that may be a good tire choice as long as they...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
That's what I'm trying to figure out - or is it...

That's what I'm trying to figure out - or is it just something to do with this particular tire. I don't want to go 110 on this but is it possible to find a tire that is good enough on pavement to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
A question for the collective:

On my 650R I have Scorpion XCMH tires front and rear. On pavement the bike starts getting squirrely at 60mph and it feels dangerous at 65. I have tried different pressures and lowering the pressure...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,853
Posted By Twotrak
I just got an XT250 also and I weigh about 220. ...

I just got an XT250 also and I weigh about 220. I don't think there is a big bore kit available right now. Also, I noticed that the XT is more limited by it's suspension for a big guy than the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8,766
Views: 2,506,131
Posted By Twotrak
Spud. I noticed you still have your 650L. What...

Spud. I noticed you still have your 650L. What is your take on how it compares to the lighter, smaller bike you have? I have a 650L also and now have an XT250 (partly because of reading this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,756
Posted By Twotrak
I would throw in a new plug first. On two...

I would throw in a new plug first. On two strokes that can make a huge difference even if the old plug looks OK. I bought a KE 100 a few years ago and had the same problem to start with on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23,779
Views: 3,211,238
Posted By Twotrak
I noticed this post the other day and was...

I noticed this post the other day and was wondering how this is done. Is it just a matter of jetting?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
Sawatch, that is beautiful country. But back...

Sawatch, that is beautiful country. But back east this is what we think of as difficult single track.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ctgkdrfafc
At 6:15 into the video it gets absurdly difficult...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
I just bought an XT and so far have done a little...

I just bought an XT and so far have done a little single track. The suspension is not that great but does what I want it to do as part of the overall package. With the XT you get plush, soft travel...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 1,325,330
Posted By Twotrak
Yup. I'm a lefty and mount from the right side. ...

Yup. I'm a lefty and mount from the right side. My old XRL is tall and heavy and if you push it off the side stand from the left it sometimes just keeps going. Then you have to pick it up. That's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
Thanks. That makes sense. I was thinking the XT...

Thanks. That makes sense. I was thinking the XT was more like a TW engine that likes to scream but really the XT has pretty good torque for a small bike and the max torque is at lower RPM than I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
[QUOTE=JohnCW;24871251]Do you feel the bike can...

[QUOTE=JohnCW;24871251]Do you feel the bike can comfortably pull the higher gearing at highway speed? I often saw it being stated in the not to distant past that it couldn't, and struggle into a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 84,419
Views: 9,777,481
Posted By Twotrak
Jules. Just out of curiosity, what do you want...

Jules. Just out of curiosity, what do you want the L to do that the R doesn't do now? (I assume the R is street legal).
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By Twotrak
We had a TW and my XT250 (2012) out a few weeks...

We had a TW and my XT250 (2012) out a few weeks ago. Rode them back to back and switched off. I was surprised that there were certain conditions where the TW was superior to my XT at least with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 480,697
Posted By Twotrak
If you have a carburetor model and are at sea...

If you have a carburetor model and are at sea level you will get more top end grunt to support higher gearing by removing the air box lid and fitting a one larger size main jet. The downside of this...
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