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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 09:58 AM
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Posted By mdkm85
Thanks for help!

Thanks for help!
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 07:44 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
exhaust port collar

Ok yes, I am definitely making this harder than it is supposed to be. Im just confused on which way the collars are installed. Are they supposed to face the engine and actually go into the head...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 03:43 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
exhaust port collar

Does anyone have any suggestion/advice on putting the old exhaust port collars on? They dont seem to want to fit. Seems that is only one way that they go on. Ive also been working on the bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 10:09 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
what about a chain breaker tool? If I just drill...

what about a chain breaker tool? If I just drill completely through the shaft I could buy the whole camshaft tensioner assembly off fleabay. THeres one on there right now but where would all those...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 02:20 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Took the cam out but the cam sprocket is still in...

Took the cam out but the cam sprocket is still in the chain, it released some tension but not nearly enough. (really only to twist the chain, obviously) I couldnt get cam/cam sprocket assembly out...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 12:16 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Good work ZapGUY!! That should help me out quite...

Good work ZapGUY!! That should help me out quite a bit. One detail I find annoying is the fact that all the cylinder head cover bolts all almost all different lengths....tried to make a diagram of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 03:54 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
The bolt I am talking about is normally a dowel...

The bolt I am talking about is normally a dowel that keeps the chain tensioner shaft from moving. For some reason mine has a bolt in it. I thought only '87 model had thought which brings up some...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 02:28 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
dowel

HAH! I never pulled out a dowel just a screw which made me nervous. Upon closer inspection since I read your last post I looked at the screw and its definitely broken, you can see the other half...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 01:58 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
there is no way, I am pulling with all my might...

there is no way, I am pulling with all my might and this damn thing is not coming out. The dowel has been removed. I put washers on the 6mm screw and put wrenches in between the engine and the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 01:07 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
chain tensioner shaft

any trick on getting the camshaft chain tensioner shaft out?? this is ridiculous:puke1 If I cant get it out im torching the bike and selling it for rebar jk:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 10:24 AM
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Posted By mdkm85
thanks guys! I will be reusing that metal gasket...

thanks guys! I will be reusing that metal gasket but I was going to try to use the legendary honda bond. I am still worried about that screw holding the cam chain tensioner in place, it was barely...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 10:51 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Head cover gasket replacement

Just got the cover off the motor but when I took it off the dowel was just laying there, normal or do yall think i just knocked it out. (I was fiddling around the cover for a minute) THink im pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 08:51 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Head cover gasket replacement

Got the bike inside my living room attempting to replace leaky head gasket. Going to try the "tilt in frame" method. Anything I should replace or examine while ive got head cover off? or anything I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 08:24 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
starting Issue

SubaruJohn,

You never responded if you turned the idle screw all the way in. I can kick mine over 15+ times with the screw out and get nothing but angry. Just make sure you turn it back out once...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2010, 03:18 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Wire harness

try to get that pic later tonight or tomorrow, I still need to melt the wire covers around the wire so yea i need take off the tank anyways. I also bought some Di electric tune up grease ( stuff you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 12:54 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
I know you said you didnt want to butcher the...

I know you said you didnt want to butcher the wiring harness to much but i just went through this process and had to cut the old six prong wires and then used speaker wire connectors to attach to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 12:50 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
magic beans

magic pill huh? alright i guess im just going to have to suck it and get one of them here real soon, ive been kinda dreading it for a while
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 12:22 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
headlight

The headlight gets significantly brighter, really have to be on the throttle for this thing to light up all the way. wish i could post a video. Zombie, the stator has been in there since 1983 as far...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2010, 10:47 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Battery is new but a little electrolyte spilled...

Battery is new but a little electrolyte spilled out on the carpet of my truck and ate through the carpet lol so the the electrolyte is on the lower level
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2010, 04:47 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Well guys, been a while, hope every motor head on...

Well guys, been a while, hope every motor head on the site is doing well and their bikes are scooting along:wink: Thought I would let everyone know I finally put a new CDI on the ol girl that GOD OF...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 10:38 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
I almost feel like its to late to post this...

I almost feel like its to late to post this response, like Zombie said, this is a busy thread! But I would feel almost rude if I didnt respond

Mortimersickle-unfortunately i dont know anyone else...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2009, 09:26 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
SO motor doesnt have to come out of frame... So...

SO motor doesnt have to come out of frame... So im driving down the highway tonight otw home from work and the bike just quits on me. Very hairy situation, almost pooped myself. Anyways after...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2009, 02:02 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Im running a kenda K671 dual sport. Runs awesome...

Im running a kenda K671 dual sport. Runs awesome on the pavement, and ok in dirt. Ran it in the mud and it was aaawwwfffuuullll. kinda like trying to ice skate on concrete, just doesnt work. Also...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2009, 03:09 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
What size tires recommend? I was about to buy a...

What size tires recommend? I was about to buy a Kenda 130/80/17 but then used my brain and realized that my old cheng sin rubs on the chain guard and is 1/2" more narrow. Anyone running their XL...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2009, 12:04 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Laugh I was looking at the setup last night and where...

I was looking at the setup last night and where the the switch is supposed to screw in, the metal on the master cylinder has completely broke off. Think I found a replacement on ebay.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 01:09 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Brake light switch

Thought I already posted this but apparently I didn't. Anyways, anyone know about a switch that activates the rear brake light for the front brake? I don't seem to have one. :huh I do have one for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 01:22 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
I guess I got lucky. All the wiring for the...

I guess I got lucky. All the wiring for the blinkers is fine, it just doesnt have the signals. Yeah my horn doesnt really work. It will honk a little on WOT, kinda weird... I charged my battery...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2009, 05:54 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
XL charging system

Think I paid a little over $50 for my side covers off ebay. Worth every penny. Bike looks waaaaay better with side covers on.

Question: How would I go about finding out if I burned up my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 08:16 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Ebay

Ebay
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2009, 08:22 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Xl 600

Trying to get the air box back on with new rubber intake tubes, i feel pretty retarded posting this but does anyone have any advice on getting those tubes on between the carbs and the airbox? I've...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By mdkm85
Mine responded to being kicked through about ten...

Mine responded to being kicked through about ten strokes (comp release pulled in of course) with fuel ON. No throttle. IDLE set up higher (lower once warm) Choke ON. Get kicker to TDC and use a nice...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 07:31 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
When I cold start mine, I have to turn the idle...

When I cold start mine, I have to turn the idle all the way and keep the choke on. try turning your idle on. Are you sure you have spark? And yes, finding TDC is the key to getting that beast to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2009, 02:09 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Sounds like you sprung a leak somewhere

Sounds like you sprung a leak somewhere
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2009, 02:06 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Anyone have a pic of their choke lever? My...

Anyone have a pic of their choke lever? My decompression lever is wired to the choke and the one for the kick starter is MIA!!! Good news is my calf muscle is now the size of my head! Does the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2009, 10:06 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
250 is too tiny...same with the motor size:rofl

250 is too tiny...same with the motor size:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 06:58 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
cheers

cheers
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 12:16 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 12:14 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
Yall think XL350 side covers would fit an XL600?...

Yall think XL350 side covers would fit an XL600? Pretty sure the frame is the same size but that doesnt really mean a whole lot
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By mdkm85
XL 350 Parts

83-87 XL350 body panels on an 83-87 XL600? what do yall think? sorry to be annoying, I just posted a similar question. what about front sprocket cover?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 06:21 PM
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Posted By mdkm85
What is the benefit of adding XR forks? I realize...

What is the benefit of adding XR forks? I realize that they're taller and maybe softer? Any other reason?
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