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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Awesome thanks! I think I would rather...

Awesome thanks!


I think I would rather have a clear tank instead of this white IMS 4.x gallon I have had sitting in the garage. Anybody in the SF bay area interested?
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I am going to do this, is there anything I can...

I am going to do this, is there anything I can buy at the same time to 'freshen up' the petcock?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By medisyn
While we are on the subject of clutches, mine...

While we are on the subject of clutches, mine makes a fair bit of noise at idle, is there a fix or is this 'normal?'
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Are these what you are talking about? ...

Are these what you are talking about?
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Helicoils are good but time-serts are even...

Helicoils are good but time-serts are even better. http://www.timesert.com/

I repaired my chain adjusters with them. They are holding up great.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Speaking of batteries, can somebody point me to a...

Speaking of batteries, can somebody point me to a capacitor to replace my battery with? I have no need for the battery, they always go flat on me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 12:19 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Speaking of time serts. Both of my chain...

Speaking of time serts. Both of my chain adjusters were rusted and ruined from the previous owner, so I used time certs. Now its steel on steel (with plenty of grease + anti-sieze so way less of a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 11:43 AM
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Posted By medisyn
For the people using a Trailtech Vapor to monitor...

For the people using a Trailtech Vapor to monitor coolant temps, how are you doing it? Are you using the inline temp sensor they sell?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 04:25 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I got a 4.6 gallon tank from an inmate a while...

I got a 4.6 gallon tank from an inmate a while back and it needs to be cleaned out first. What should I be using?

Also I am currently getting 29.4mpg city mileage. I am stock carb + full uncork...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 05:40 PM
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Posted By medisyn
The valves are good. They were checked and double...

The valves are good. They were checked and double checked less than 100mi ago.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 10:51 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I am having an issue with a low idle when the...

I am having an issue with a low idle when the bike is cold/warming up and then way too high once it is warm.

Assuming no air leaks (I will check) could this be caused by a too lean pilot circuit?
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 06:13 PM
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Posted By medisyn
From my research unless you have a time machine,...

From my research unless you have a time machine, its impossible. They changed the policy several years ago.

Buy one that already has a current plate. That's what I ended up doing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 10:47 AM
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Posted By medisyn
^^THIS. This was the only way I could get mine...

^^THIS. This was the only way I could get mine started after I cleaned and changed the jets on my carb. A push start and then tweak from there and it has been good ever since. I recall push starting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 02:59 PM
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Posted By medisyn
It cant be unless it was previously registered...

It cant be unless it was previously registered for the street. Does it have a CA license plate?

I do know they changed the laws in CA making it pretty much impossible to register a dirt bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 11:00 AM
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Posted By medisyn
So I took off my swingarm again (might as well...

So I took off my swingarm again (might as well since I was in there..) to try to figure out why brayjay's has such a huge gap and this is the only thing I can think of...

Brayjay did you replace...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 01:09 PM
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Posted By medisyn
All this swingarm-frame gap stuff had me paranoid...

All this swingarm-frame gap stuff had me paranoid so I snapped a picture of mine after reinstalling it with new seals/bearings.

Here is some pictures. I have less of a gap than brayjay. Is mine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 12:19 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Speaking of the trailtech vapor, what is a good...

Speaking of the trailtech vapor, what is a good way to mount it? I have had mine sitting in the garage unused for a while. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 11:06 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I am going to put my swingarm back on in the next...

I am going to put my swingarm back on in the next day or two. I will snap a picture if I notice any gap. If it does indeed flex, mine will too because its been sitting with the swingarm off for a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 10:42 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I am replacing the bearings in the swingarm and I...

I am replacing the bearings in the swingarm and I am slapping on a new retainer. Is there a 'right' way for the retainer? Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 11:39 AM
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Posted By medisyn
As I mentioned a few pages back there was some...

As I mentioned a few pages back there was some forward/back (not side to side) play in the CS sprocket. There is some wear is on the front most splines that hold the CS bracket in place. The old...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Yeah I ended up getting a XR-R specific kit off...

Yeah I ended up getting a XR-R specific kit off amazon. Was under 60 dollars and I will get it by friday. Love prime shipping. :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 01:36 PM
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Posted By medisyn
You are right, done.

You are right, done.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 11:08 AM
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Posted By medisyn
Slogger is going to loan me the swing arm tools....

Slogger is going to loan me the swing arm tools. While I have it off, what is everything I should replace while I am in there?

I am going to just take the swingarm to a machine shop to repair the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 03:55 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Ah thanks for clearing that up for me!

Ah thanks for clearing that up for me!
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 05:19 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Which one is the one that you actually need? I...

Which one is the one that you actually need? I assumed you needed both?
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 04:53 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I was considering removing the swingarm and just...

I was considering removing the swingarm and just taking it to a machine shop, but it looks like the special tools to remove it are well over 100 dollars. :cry

I assume the swingarm should be taken...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 04:05 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Well as always, I have bad luck. :huh I am...

Well as always, I have bad luck. :huh

I am finally getting around to putting a new chain on the bike. From a few pages before I suspected the chain (with a 15t sprocket) was hitting the case...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 10:47 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I don't even try to unscrew JIS screws, they are...

I don't even try to unscrew JIS screws, they are so damn soft. Now I just use a dremel and cut a slot into them and use a flathead. The screws used on the few Japanese carbs I have seen are about as...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 05:35 PM
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Posted By medisyn
New seal on order! What is the consensus on...

New seal on order!

What is the consensus on the splines on my CS I posed above? Good?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 11:27 AM
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Posted By medisyn
Yeah clearly the guy did not put a drop of grease...

Yeah clearly the guy did not put a drop of grease on the splines. Like literally everything the former owner did was a hack job. I have learned my lesson. I will not buy a modified bike again. You...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 11:25 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Well as I took the chain off my bike I counted...

Well as I took the chain off my bike I counted the pins 108. So I am guessing thats the lenght I need?

Also I am getting really annoyed with everything I take off this bike I see the shoddy work...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 02:34 PM
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Posted By medisyn
So I just ordered a chain and now I am confused...

So I just ordered a chain and now I am confused on how many links I need with my SM wheel setup.

I have 15/44t sprockets ordered from XR's only. They called me today and said that I need a 120...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 02:20 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Sadly the stock one is not on there. Just a...

Sadly the stock one is not on there. Just a really cheap looking case saver.

Looks like I have 15/44t currently on there.

I have morad wheels, but I do not know anything about the hubs. They...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 02:49 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Guys my xr-r needs a new chain badly. Can I get a...

Guys my xr-r needs a new chain badly. Can I get a sprocket/chain advice? I have SM wheels that I bought with the bike. Sorry if I sound stupid but, will normal XR-R sprockets fit? I know they need a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 03:57 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Did they get to ride it? Or is it just another...

Did they get to ride it? Or is it just another regurgitate the press release story?
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 09:43 AM
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Posted By medisyn
Other than looks and maybe a price drop on the...

Other than looks and maybe a price drop on the FZ8, why? You do not know yet if the FZ09 is better or worse than a FZ8.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 03:01 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I hope this is exactly what they do.

I hope this is exactly what they do.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 01:45 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Wha? You know the FZ09 is cheaper, lighter and...

Wha? You know the FZ09 is cheaper, lighter and has more power than the outgoing FZ8 right? The FZ8 was a FZ1 sleeved down, same weight with less power.

Like others have posted, the weight...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2013, 07:29 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Doh, I missed that somehow. Sorry its 4am here....

Doh, I missed that somehow. Sorry its 4am here. :D

I am 6ft, I am going to look huge on that bike haha.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2013, 07:15 PM
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Posted By medisyn
How tall are you bungie4? Also how did the leg...

How tall are you bungie4? Also how did the leg room and seat feel? Main reason I want this bike is on paper it has a pretty reasonable seating position.
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