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Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By RyanE
Nice work!

Glad to hear you got it worked out!

I am continually amazed at the poor construction and finish of recreational vehicles. It's hard to believe that these things hold together going down the road....
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By RyanE
Check your break-away!

I had a similar issue a month ago with my travel trailer. Tekonsha Prodigy as well and it would flash to "NC" randomly and sometimes the brakes would suddenly engage 100%.

Check your emergency...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
I did pull my entire transmission out - but I...

I did pull my entire transmission out - but I didn't pull any gears off the mainshaft. I did replace the countershaft so I had to pull the gears/shims/washers off. Gawd I hope I didn't screw that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
I too will be using a Hinson basket and they...

I too will be using a Hinson basket and they require the use of the OEM dampers. You centre punch the rivets and drill them out and remove the clutch gear. The Hinson comes with counter-sunk bolts...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
Noise?

An update to my previous query:

I started thinking about the clutch and did a bit more reading into clutch issues with the XRR and it seems that several people (larryboy?) had some issues with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
Cry Noise?

Hi fellas,

Long time follower of this thread and the great advice. So much so that I rarely need to post -searching usually gets me answers.

I bought another XR from an inmate here last...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By RyanE
Cascade?

I've never used the TwinAir biodegradeable filter oil, however I currently use the NoToil stuff.

If it's anything like the NoToil stuff, it is really nasty tenacious stuff that doesn't seem to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
iJet iPod remote for my tunes. Da bomb! :deal ...

iJet iPod remote for my tunes. Da bomb! :deal

See here: http://www.buyijet.com/top-products/ijet-nav-black-with-square-remote.html

I bought mine off of ebay. The buttons are a bit small, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
Yeah, I figure 60K is pretty good for anything. ...

Yeah, I figure 60K is pretty good for anything. Now, I haven't actually verified that the motor is all stock, but I have no reason to believe that it's been tinkered with. I bet I could get another...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22,177
Views: 2,685,433
Posted By RyanE
XR Longevity

Been absent from ADVrider for a while. Saw some previous posts where engine longevity was discussed. I just completed a 8k km trip across Australia last October on a well used (but well kept)...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 676,416
Posted By RyanE
Shibby and Achile: Thanks for the...

Shibby and Achile:

Thanks for the information - when I took the stator cover off to check things out (and check the valves) I was a bit surprised at the appearance and quality of the windings. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 676,416
Posted By RyanE
Thumb Great Thread

This thread is chock full of awesome information. I've been busy reading through a lot of it - some great stuff here.

I bought this off an Inmate here in Australia earlier this year:
...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 98,238
Posted By RyanE
Question Closed Course Competition Use Only

Thought I'd run this past the collective:

A certain person (possibly me, possibly not....:evil) found a good deal on a motorcycle in a nearby state (MT). Phone calls were exchanged, discussions...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,432
Posted By RyanE
Thumb Do It!

Thought I'd better chime in here seeing as I grew up in the place and am still very attached with property and family in the area.

I think most people have covered the major points - if you have...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By RyanE
Thumb Wow! Thanks for the overwhelming response.:D...

Wow!

Thanks for the overwhelming response.:D

Unfortunately, I didn't specify the shipment of one of my bikes down here in my contract....:cry Really wish I had though. My DR is quite well...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By RyanE
Wicked Moving to Perth. From Canada!

Hi All,

I'm a long time lurker on advrider and occasionally come out of the woodwork when I can't find the answers I need.

I haven't posted up any trip reports (even though I fair amount of...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By RyanE
I recently bought one of these: ...

I recently bought one of these:

http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/6/Tools/MeasuringTools/SpecialtyMeasuring/PRD~0588900P/Mastercraft%252BTorque%252BAdaptor.jsp?locale=en

I was in a huge...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,433
Posted By RyanE
This. Dan-O. I live in Calgary. I am...

This.

Dan-O. I live in Calgary. I am changing out a tire on my DR350 sometime in the next 3 days. You are more than welcome to watch me sweat and curse in the hot sun......:lol3 I'm nowhere...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,171
Posted By RyanE
Cool!

I'm surprised to see that this thread has been revived! I've been sort of off the map lately and have only been lurking on advrider as opposed to contributing. Who am I kidding, I'm always the guy...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
I too have done plenty of highway trips on my...

I too have done plenty of highway trips on my DR350 since it is my only street-legal bike. I actually intended on taking my DR up to AK this summer but other issues (life mainly) conspired against...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
I added my 2c to this post a while back. Some...

I added my 2c to this post a while back. Some good info there:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=430544&highlight=header
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By RyanE
I've done this before for all sorts of locks,...

I've done this before for all sorts of locks, etc. Impressive what these guys can do. Are there any markings around the ignition slot? If you can pop out the lock cylinder, it saves you from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,312
Posted By RyanE
Alternator? Alternator? What acts to dissipate...

Alternator? Alternator? What acts to dissipate all that power? Battery? Capacitor? Water heater?.........:huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By RyanE
That's an "S" model right? The sprocket play...

That's an "S" model right? The sprocket play might be due to the cush drive. The hub is a two piece unit that uses the main hub section (with the spokes) and a section with the sprocket. The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 34,488
Posted By RyanE
I've been running one of these on the back of my...

I've been running one of these on the back of my DR350 for about 3000km's. To be honest, I really haven't run the whole gambit of other tried and true dualsport tires like most members here have. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
Re: Kickstarter.

I've been collecting the parts required for the kickstarter addition via ebay. I've got most of the parts for less than $100. I'm probably going to have to buy the smaller pieces (misc. bolts/steel...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,655
Posted By RyanE
Hey thanks for the link. Those boxes look like a...

Hey thanks for the link. Those boxes look like a pretty sweet deal. I like the metal bracket that appears to prop them open. The shipping to Canada though, costs more than the boxes themselves! ...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,655
Posted By RyanE
Thumb I love it! I plan on adding a set of these:...

I love it! I plan on adding a set of these: http://www.uwkinetics.com/product/68#colors to my DR350 in much the same manner as you have done. Do you by chance have any pics without the boxes to...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By RyanE
I'd also like to know how one gets a heavy...

I'd also like to know how one gets a heavy dualsport onto one of these units by themselves:deal. I made an el cheapo model with some scrap 2x4's and some casters I had lying around the garage. Mine...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
Yes, my stock stock fuel petcock works fine with...

Yes, my stock stock fuel petcock works fine with the Clarke tank. Had to remove material from one of the cooling fins on the cylinder though. I'm planning on replacing the stock unit with a Raptor...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By RyanE
^ What those guys said. Do you have a heat...

^

What those guys said. Do you have a heat gun? I always feel safer heating up aluminum with a heat gun. Cheap ones run ~$20 or so (Princess Auto Specials). Like KTMsprocket suggested, heat...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
Thanks! Now if the snow would ever melt.......I...

Thanks! Now if the snow would ever melt.......I might get to use it!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
I got my riding fix!

Looks like fun John! The pumper was probably the best money I've spent on my bike. Tell me about the snow! I couldn't take it today. It's been really cold here in Calgary, but today it warmed up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
Hi Kenny, are you looking for the black plastic...

Hi Kenny, are you looking for the black plastic piece that contains the plate-light and bolts underneath the white fender piece? If so, I do have it (it doesn't have the metal plate bracket though -...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
I also purchased and installed the Clarke tank...

I also purchased and installed the Clarke tank recently. I think you are correct, much of the fuel in the "wings" up front is lower than the petcock intake and will not be reachable. I am toying...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,366
Posted By RyanE
I don't have the bike with me right now, but I'll...

I don't have the bike with me right now, but I'll be working on it tomorrow night. I will check out what the wire configuration is running up to the regulator/rectifier and report back!
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,366
Posted By RyanE
Re: Yellow Wires - I have no idea?? Yes,...

Re: Yellow Wires - I have no idea??

Yes, it's the stator cover from the 94 SE in my sig.

Sorry I can't be of more help.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,366
Posted By RyanE
Laugh You're In Luck!!!!!

Dude! I had my stator cover off in the fall to replace the leaking gasket. I figured, why not take some photos? Might come in handy some time.........
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26,184
Views: 3,176,346
Posted By RyanE
I wonder why the P.O. bent the subframe like...

I wonder why the P.O. bent the subframe like that? I'm assuming they wanted a more *modern* look? The license plate seems to be mounted in an orientation that suggests this was done deliberately?
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By RyanE
Nice work! I've done the sandpaper route before...

Nice work! I've done the sandpaper route before but if the oxidation isn't too bad I like to use VIM household cleaner! It is slightly abrasive and has some sort of chlorine (bleach) based compound...
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