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Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By skolios
HRC Kit Stage 1 or Stage 2?

Hi all,

Some time ago I bought my BRP. Unfortunately due to the lack of time and other circumstances it was in storage for the past year. The bike has alot of extras, from the 1st owner (I am the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By skolios
Hi Hontri, Great, thanks a lot for the...

Hi Hontri,

Great, thanks a lot for the input.

Cheers
Sergios


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Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23,783
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Posted By skolios
XR650R edelbrock drain plug

Hi All,

Do you know if there is a drain plug in the float bowl of the edelbrock carb?
Took this picture yesterday and I can only see two, one at the bottom with a hexagon head and one flat...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By skolios
Hey Jesus, Thanks, I'll have a look, good...

Hey Jesus,

Thanks, I'll have a look, good thing FCR's are pretty easy to find second hand.
Any significant difference between 39, 40 and 41, other than the size?

Need to check if it'll fit...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By skolios
Hi Jesus, Is the FCR as easy to tune for...

Hi Jesus,

Is the FCR as easy to tune for changes in altitude as the Edelbrock?
What's the advantage of the FCR besides top-end power and spares?
I use my Pig as a dual sport for the time...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By skolios
Will need to give Edelbrock a call since they...

Will need to give Edelbrock a call since they don't have email support.
From their website there appear to be different installation instruction manuals for these carbs:...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 05:33 AM
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Posted By skolios
Edelbrock

Will this fit an XR650R?
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By skolios
The bike has been sitting for a while, and that...

The bike has been sitting for a while, and that was my hypothesis as well. However from what I understand the Edelbrocks don't have an idle circuit (http://www.650motorcycles.com/QwikSilver.html),...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 06:06 AM
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Posted By skolios
Starting problem

Hi All,

I am having starting issues with my pig and I am pleading for your help and expertise.

When trying to start my pig, It starts in the beginning, and keeps idle when raising it through...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By skolios
Are you talking about the auto de-compressor?

Are you talking about the auto de-compressor?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By skolios
Starting Issues

Hi All,

I need to ask your help on getting the pig started.
My bike has an edelbrock carb and the starting procedure I usually use is the following:

1. Turn the kill switch to "ON".
2....
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By skolios
Talking about bump-start, can anyone elaborate on...

Talking about bump-start, can anyone elaborate on the procedure on the BRP? Do you use the decompressor and 2nd or 3rd gear?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:24 AM
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Views: 3,213,191
Posted By skolios
Is it something like this: ...

Is it something like this:
http://youtu.be/0trXMpdHeYs

I was so paranoid when I got mine that I posted the video in the forum, the advice I got was adjust the valves and call it a day. So far for...
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9,639
Views: 746,483
Posted By skolios
Hey Growelly, Sweet Bike! What brake rotors...

Hey Growelly,
Sweet Bike!
What brake rotors do you have on the bike? Do you use the same for offroad use?



Can you elaborate on this!


Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23,783
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Posted By skolios
Where did you buy it from, was it converted to SM?

Where did you buy it from, was it converted to SM?
Forum: Australia 05-18-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9,639
Views: 746,483
Posted By skolios
One is a case saver, the other a chain guard, one...

One is a case saver, the other a chain guard, one should fasten on the other, have a look here:
http://www.xr650r.co.uk/secondparts/casesaver/DSC03847.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-15-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By skolios
Unless it comes in different sizes it does, it...

Unless it comes in different sizes it does, it was installed on my bike from the previous owner.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 01:03 PM
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Views: 247,290
Posted By skolios
Hoi walkergreenlabel, When you do it, can...

Hoi walkergreenlabel,

When you do it, can you take some pictures and post them, I need to do exactly the same job (only mine never had turn signals), and I'm a complete noob too.

Cheers
S
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By skolios
http://i983.photobucket.com/albums/ae317/skolios/I...

http://i983.photobucket.com/albums/ae317/skolios/IMG_2648_zps904226c7.jpg

Mitchn06, didn't get to take a new pic, here's a picture of the bike with its old tire, a heidenau k60 scout 140/80-18 as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By skolios
What gearing do you have 15/?

What gearing do you have 15/?
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 03:09 PM
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Views: 746,483
Posted By skolios
Sweet job, she looks amazing! (Can't find the...

Sweet job, she looks amazing! (Can't find the drool Smilie)

Enjoy it!
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By skolios
I just fit one on mine last weekend. Excel rims...

I just fit one on mine last weekend. Excel rims on this one, fits nicely through the swingarm.

I'll take a pic in the weekend if you want one.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By skolios
Mine came without any blinkers and the wiring is...

Mine came without any blinkers and the wiring is a mess:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=421789&page=81
Bought 4 led blinkers and the relay but haven't found the time and courage to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23,783
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Posted By skolios
Can you make a few photos while putting on the...

Can you make a few photos while putting on the blinkers? I want to do the same and some basic guidance would be great!

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 04:46 AM
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Posted By skolios
Thanks a bunch for the input guys. ...

Thanks a bunch for the input guys.







I think I will do the same and pick one up as well from www.xr650r.co.uk if the price is not bonkers.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 08:44 AM
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Posted By skolios
Anybody knows what is the front brake-rotor of...

Anybody knows what is the front brake-rotor of this bike?
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 01:18 AM
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Posted By skolios
Congrats pigjockey! We want pics! :clap

Congrats pigjockey! We want pics! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By skolios
Price is good, but in Europe XR's are street...

Price is good, but in Europe XR's are street legal :clap

If anyone in here is interested I can contact the seller.


@Cognugget:
"No it can't be"
or
"No don't do it"?
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23,783
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Posted By skolios
Frame without a Number

BTW, I run into an ad selling a frame without a number :eek1

Is that possible or it's a nicked frame 100%?
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By skolios
Running heidenau k60 scout 140/80 with no problems

Running heidenau k60 scout 140/80 with no problems
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9,639
Views: 746,483
Posted By skolios
I have the same dilemma as well. Unfortunately...

I have the same dilemma as well.
Unfortunately I got a girlfriend :rofl and she wants to ride along.
The main usage would be on tarmac road rides, and I am wondering if the aluminum frame will...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23,783
Views: 3,213,191
Posted By skolios
Funny story that happened today...

You know that you have the right motorcycle, when a 5-6 year old boy stops a meter away from your bike with his eyes and mouth wide open and shouts:
"BWAAAAAUWWwww"! :tb

I am almost certain that...
Forum: Europe 01-06-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,402
Posted By skolios
Maybe next time..

Hi Ewan,

would love to but unfortunately cannot make it this time.
Let us know next time you are going for a ride.

Cheers
Sergio
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By skolios
Luggage Rack

Thanks, another item on the "to order" list :evil (By the end of all the mods this bike is gonna cost me as much as a couple of KTM 690 Enduro)
Great build by the way as well ;)
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By skolios
Hey RamJet, Nice luggage rack, what is it? ...

Hey RamJet,

Nice luggage rack, what is it?

Cheers
S.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 09:27 AM
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Posted By skolios
It does have a reservoir, here's a pic: ...

It does have a reservoir, here's a pic:

http://i983.photobucket.com/albums/ae317/skolios/Hyperpro_shock_zps4de9f35e.jpg?t=1387905849

Thanx in advance
S.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23,783
Views: 3,213,191
Posted By skolios
Hyperpro Racing Shock for XR650R

Hi All,

Recently found an unused Hyperpro rear shock for XR650R for 150 bucks on a local 2nd hand marketplace.

Does anyone have experience with them? Worth the money and the effort, stick to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23,783
Views: 3,213,191
Posted By skolios
Holy Mazinga, She's a beauty! Any details...

Holy Mazinga,

She's a beauty!
Any details on the build?
Forum: Europe 12-16-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,402
Posted By skolios
Thanx, it looks cool!! I live in Amsterdam,...

Thanx, it looks cool!!
I live in Amsterdam, but suggestions further than that is fine as well.

Cheers
S.
Forum: Europe 12-09-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,402
Posted By skolios
Hi guys, I am an expat as well living in...

Hi guys,

I am an expat as well living in Amsterdam. I recently bought an XR650R, slowly tidying it up and waiting for the riding season to finally enjoy it!

Any suggestions on rides, on/off...
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