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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:07 AM
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Posted By LandsVW
on page 2 of my thread, here, are the right...

on page 2 of my thread, here, are the right torques for my (former) bike. the 87's and older.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835547&page=2

thanks tho! I don't have the 86's any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b788942a3730ba6dcf2a5a7c20118db2_zpsd66670dd.jpg

These are identical to ascerbis without the stencil. Probably coming out the back door of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
Question Xrl tach

My 2003 xrl has a Honda brand lcd tachometer mounted above the headlight on the faring. It hasn't worked since I've owned the bike. It seems to have 1 wire going to the sparkplug wire and another...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
I ordered some acerbis knockoff chinese bark...

I ordered some acerbis knockoff chinese bark busters from eBay. I'll report back as to the quality. They look exactly the same without the stencil. And are 18$ vs 90$. Might even come out of the same...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
I stopped at a garage sale (wife made me) and...

I stopped at a garage sale (wife made me) and there was a 1975 CB360T frame sitting there, complete but without motor. I think it was 75$ but could have been 25$ or 35$. This was in the late 80's....
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
:clap I bought an almost new KD80 while I...

:clap

I bought an almost new KD80 while I was in the 10th grade. It was winter, I'd saved my $$ and paid 600$ for it. I rolled it into my bedroom and stared at it all winter long (lived in Alaska...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
agreed! 10K for a new KTM or 500-2000$ for an...

agreed! 10K for a new KTM or 500-2000$ for an older XRL or XR600?

it's a no brainer for a poor guy like me. Wouldn't be able to ride if the oldies weren't available. And, they do exactly what the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Or this: ...

Or this:


http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisyphus

"...being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this action forever."
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
"I feel like Scott Summer in the dirt but I'm...

"I feel like Scott Summer in the dirt but I'm sure I look like a cracked out orangutan flailing around."

Love it! :clap

The older I get, the faster I used to go!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8,871
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By LandsVW
Minivan engine wanted

Probably a Long shot, but am in need of an engine for a 2001 Chrysler or Dodge, Caravan or Voyager minivan. It's the 2.4 4 cylinder engine and as far as I can tell only 2001 will work. A wrecked or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Here's one -saw this morning on CL

http://roseburg.craigslist.org/mcy/4681178755.html
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
Laugh Confucius says - "it is the rider that makes the...

Confucius says - "it is the rider that makes the bike that makes the rider"
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
I have one too! Not as pretty tho ...

I have one too! Not as pretty tho

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/c9ca45430a4915e276e92be020fb5620_zps1d8560d4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and...

Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and rubber parts. But one set had a slide stuck and I couldn't get all the parts out. The simple green didn't seem to affect those at all. There was a varnish...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
Boil the carbs in a simple green solution. No...

Boil the carbs in a simple green solution. No harm done yet cleans and frees stuck slides.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
Tomorrow I'm gonna ride the BRP with the LRB to...

Tomorrow I'm gonna ride the BRP with the LRB to work and earn me a little street cred, yo... :rofl

I've only ridden it about 15 miles so far, too busy and actually been too hot.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 76,834
Views: 8,238,632
Posted By LandsVW
[QUOTE=mcma111;25044893]Lake_Bueller, Your...

[QUOTE=mcma111;25044893]Lake_Bueller,

Your in the wrong neighborhood bub. Us XRL owners don't know how to kick start a Honda big single, we have this little red button to push to start our bikes....
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
New ride ready!

Back on the road! Tank remounted, sprocket on, all systems go! except - the small digital meter that is probably tachometer. Doesn't seem to work. Do they have a battery?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
For some reason, my older garmin that has no...

For some reason, my older garmin that has no battery would start to boot then shut down on the XR600. I only had a capacitor. Probably not steady enough current. This bike has the batt. Garmin...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
New bike, new issues

My 2002 xrl650


http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/dd0ca3b6889ab0263344b5102fbe14f0_zps05caac45.jpg


Its in pretty good shape actually!

Took the 5.8 Acerbis tank off, noticed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Haha! 'like' :D

Haha! 'like' :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Xl, xr?

Heres another XL I found branded as an XR. Seems like a good price

http://bend.craigslist.org/mcy/4634022945.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 271,093
Posted By LandsVW
If it's a legal title in your name with no liens...

If it's a legal title in your name with no liens against it,there should be absolutely no issues titling in state.No different than licensing an automobile.If he is titling in another state,they may...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
I know on my XR600 someone had swapped the float...

I know on my XR600 someone had swapped the float bowls between the carbs - made it incredibly hard to start as the choke is part of the left carb bowl... Not sure if the XL is the same way.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10,663
Views: 1,473,836
Posted By LandsVW
Pretty close! This is actually south of Bend....

Pretty close! This is actually south of Bend. There is so much riding out there, it's ridiculous. I live on the west side of the Cascades so am used to crushed rock logging roads, not desert pumice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 271,093
Posted By LandsVW
Oregon title questions?

Ok, so now I'm having a little panic attack over my title. Maybe someone could help? (or make the issue even more confusing. Lol)
I bought a 1986 XR600R with a clean Montana title.
Titled it and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,663
Views: 1,473,836
Posted By LandsVW
XR's are gone. Long live the XRL!

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/1f79d9511a3d83ba16a86ea324c76e19_zpsa8851a81.jpg

See my thread for more details ;)
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
I no longer own an XR600

I've gone to the dark side. I couldn't resist the magic button.

I traded both XR's for this 2002 XR650L

Yes, the dirty deed was done in the back parkinglot of a diner located in a desert and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
Both bikes in the truck - for the last time ? Updates to follow...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/8973c3303a34b207c7e8142342df06f1_zps1b0fb5b8.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Laugh Ya I found that to be pretty funny!

Ya I found that to be pretty funny!
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Passing it along...

Here's one I see on CL

http://medford.craigslist.org/mcy/4626139127.html
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
Added black to panels

I got some black sign vinyl and put it on the side panels. I like the look. I need a tank graphic now.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
I think this fall I will take the cylinder off...

I think this fall I will take the cylinder off the smoky/noisy bike and spend some of my hard earned fishing money getting it bored and a piston installed. I'll keep adding to my thread as the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 30,477
Posted By LandsVW
Glad to help

I'd be glad to help any way I can. Steve is def the guy for the technical good stuff tho. Stripped thread repair, quality parts and attention to detail will give you success. PM or write here if you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10,663
Views: 1,473,836
Posted By LandsVW
Super cool! They are amazing bikes.

Super cool! They are amazing bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,663
Views: 1,473,836
Posted By LandsVW
Good choice!

If you're really bored, take a look at my thread (in my signature). I own two of these beasts -1986, same as yours, and really like them. Nothing jumps out at me as being weak or weird. The 87...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Oh yeah, I remember now, I wrapped a strap around...

Oh yeah, I remember now, I wrapped a strap around the muffler and then bolted it in the stock position. There are a few pictures of the 400 muffler temporarily wired in place on my build thread.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
Here's a CL special someone in Oregon or Wa might...

Here's a CL special someone in Oregon or Wa might want to check out... I'd go look but I think I have enough of these ;)

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/mcy/4500993032.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,311,438
Posted By LandsVW
I think it 'almost' fits, with only the mounting...

I think it 'almost' fits, with only the mounting bolt to frame in the wrong place. Pretty sure I tried this or one of my 3 bikes came with one, and I vaguely remember I made a loop of metal to go...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,663
Views: 1,473,836
Posted By LandsVW
No it's an XR with XL fenders, lights and...

No it's an XR with XL fenders, lights and wiring. Makes a really good ride.
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