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Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Dhalrah, My advice would be to skip the...

Dhalrah,

My advice would be to skip the Dynojet kit. Wait until you take the carb off and look inside. You will be able to see what size pilot jet and main jet the dealer put in there (who knows,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:24 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Nice bike Torgo. Welcome to the family. Be...

Nice bike Torgo. Welcome to the family. Be careful out in ND. My buddy that was was running oil out there just moved to Colorado to do the same thing. Glad to see America producing some for ourselves.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 11:45 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Just install it backwards and you will be fine....

Just install it backwards and you will be fine. Lots of info on doing this around here. Moose Racing seems to be a popular brand.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Nice Find! Still one of the best bikes Honda...

Nice Find! Still one of the best bikes Honda built in my opinion. I had a friend when I was younger that had his plated. I had the XL version where I swapped in all the XR suspension goodies to give...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Any good hometown hardware store will have the...

Any good hometown hardware store will have the drain bolts in the same area as their specialty fasteners or automoyive section. You can even get magnetic ones there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
It will be better than a YZ, but if your XR650R...

It will be better than a YZ, but if your XR650R is street legal, that would be my choice to outfit for adventures.

The old XL600R (what you are looking at) and the XR600R eventually became the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Exactly correct, and IMHO he should have taken...

Exactly correct, and IMHO he should have taken the $1000 ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Beechum, Did you ever get around to using...

Beechum,

Did you ever get around to using the Caswell kit to line your tank? I did my big Acerbis last week, applied my new stickers, and so far, so good. Time will tell if this really is the...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
One problem, the link to buy these says they have...

One problem, the link to buy these says they have been discontinued...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 10:38 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
If you are looking for interesting routes in the...

If you are looking for interesting routes in the US try dualsportmaps.com

It is a great resource to find gps routes already designed for our bikes. Or spend some time on the gps threads here to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Rob, You have mail. You're welcome.

Rob,

You have mail.

You're welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Yep, when moneys tight, ya gotta do what ya gotta...

Yep, when moneys tight, ya gotta do what ya gotta do...

I now have a red tank, a red rally fairing, and AZ Tom has that black engine...
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Looks like my old fairing that I made from a...

Looks like my old fairing that I made from a dollar store trash can.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h251/mrfixit54016/SNV31858.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 01:58 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
How does he start it? It appears to be an XL600...

How does he start it? It appears to be an XL600 engine, but I don't see a kick starter...

Never mind, I see it now, mounted way back so the pedal is by the swing arm. That's gotta be fun.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
He's OLD

He's OLD
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 07:49 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
There is a whole thread on those tubes. That is...

There is a whole thread on those tubes. That is what I have also, and it works well.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=565745
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Hey Steve, I think it might be an NX650...

Hey Steve,

I think it might be an NX650...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 09:38 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
The swing arm does not look like an XR600R swing...

The swing arm does not look like an XR600R swing arm does it? Is the bike an XR?
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I swear by the ProGrip Rally Grips. ...

I swear by the ProGrip Rally Grips.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I think the big Valdez usually requires SOME sort...

I think the big Valdez usually requires SOME sort of heat-gun massage for just about any modifications.
I had to to do that with mine to give the top triple just a little more clearance.
The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Look here for a decent thread on the site tube: ...

Look here for a decent thread on the site tube:


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71159

This is typically done on XR650R models. There were even a few kits being sold.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
This was a Shinko 244 rear tire that had approx...

This was a Shinko 244 rear tire that had approx 1000 miles on it (80% on road). Fortunately, Bike Bandit stood behind it and credited me for the tire towards the purchase of my Kenda K270 replacement...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
If you search the forums a bit you will see a lot...

If you search the forums a bit you will see a lot of folks (including me) have had issues with the Shinko knobs cracking at their bases and basically ruining the tire.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 08:57 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
How many miles do you have on the K270 rear tire?...

How many miles do you have on the K270 rear tire? Mine was slippery when new, but now that I have done some good miles both on and off-road I feel that it is a pretty decent 50/50 tire. My brother...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Please get 2... Definately on my list of...

Please get 2...

Definately on my list of wanted bikes. I would love try a set of knobbies on the Crosstourer.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:01 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I will second that idea. I have hauled my 600...

I will second that idea. I have hauled my 600 across the country to ride. They work well when a trailer is not an option...

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h251/mrfixit54016/Hitchcarrier.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
OK, I will be the first to say that an...

OK, I will be the first to say that an alternative/updated look would be something I would be interested in (That is why I have already purchased the Rally Fairing, new front fender, and new seat for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 12:50 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Good diagram here: ...

Good diagram here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20348973&postcount=50705
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I would love to know more about the 40 liter...

I would love to know more about the 40 liter Acerbis tank. I have the 5.8 US Gallon size Acerbis tank, which equals 22 liters. I have never heard of them offering one that is almost twice as...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
MNMADE Steve is right about the manual. Best...

MNMADE

Steve is right about the manual. Best $20 you can spend.

Also, at the top of this thread, there is a "Search This Thread" drop-down menu that will let you type in any topic or word that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 01:31 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Yes the red circled thing is your Fuel Mixture...

Yes the red circled thing is your Fuel Mixture screw for the pilot jet circuit of the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Hanging at high idle before coming down to normal...

Hanging at high idle before coming down to normal means you are lean on the IDLE circuit generally. So you have the fuel mixture screw and the pilot jet that could be affecting this. Without knowing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 06:02 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I do not think K&L ever made a cut off diaphragm...

I do not think K&L ever made a cut off diaphragm for the 85 - 87 dual carb bikes. At least not in athe last 5 or 6 years...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I hope you are spending time with someone who can...

I hope you are spending time with someone who can get you out for a snowmobile ride. Great fun in the blizzard states!
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 05:12 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I vote for the CRF. I have ridden there a couple...

I vote for the CRF. I have ridden there a couple of times and it seems to be all about standing and suspension. If you are riding with slower riders and taking jeep roads everywhere, the XrL would be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 03:58 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
THAT is the link I was trying to find. Good Job...

THAT is the link I was trying to find. Good Job Sourjon!

I followed your design but shaved down the height towards the front of the seat, and moved the side bulges a little more forward. It is a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 73,832
Views: 7,656,138
Posted By mrfixit54016
Regarding your seat height question. I shaved...

Regarding your seat height question. I shaved mine down, added some better foam right where I sit and added foam to the sides to make it wider under my hips. I am 5'11" and it makes all the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 73,832
Views: 7,656,138
Posted By mrfixit54016
Red, I would say the one on the right is...

Red,

I would say the one on the right is from an older mid 80's XR600R...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 73,832
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Studded Tires? Sissy... ...

Studded Tires? Sissy...
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h251/mrfixit54016/TheShrewSnoCycle1.jpg (http://s66.photobucket.com/user/mrfixit54016/media/TheShrewSnoCycle1.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 73,832
Views: 7,656,138
Posted By mrfixit54016
Plastic Tank Repair: ...

Plastic Tank Repair:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=127861
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