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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,951
Posted By drakehouse
I see your training is spread over three...

I see your training is spread over three weekends.

Good lessons to experience how to council out.
It has lasting affect on class and impacts to coach too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,951
Posted By drakehouse
course completion - conclusion?

Well?

Are you certified as a RC?

Welcome to the fold.

Try an remember that even as an RC you are still learning with every class taught. Approach each class like each student - all unique...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
Makin miles Eric Makin miles

Makin miles Eric
Makin miles
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
@Eric Glad to sed you post. Have not seen a...

@Eric
Glad to sed you post.
Have not seen a post for awhile.
I wondered if you sold your KLR or were sent to a new Troop post.
Have a good ride out west.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-09-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,587
Views: 654,034
Posted By drakehouse
Cool2 Frog Bayou

Well they say there is a first for everything.
On such a beutiful wet day I headed out to Frog Bayou to what's hoppin.

My first time on the trail. Graced with good fortune. I let gravity do the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,587
Views: 654,034
Posted By drakehouse
@ valentino magoo I tried to get there to...

@ valentino magoo

I tried to get there to ride yesturday. .. I thought I saw you on the trail going the other way.
im tracing down a air / fuel / carb issue.
I pulled it and soaked it Friday...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
a big deal

It is a big deal for me and wanted to share.
Brand new in box Trail Tech speedo with other features for the XR for $35 shipped. It arrived today from ebay. Been looking at this since June .
I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
Yeah. What Charlie said

Yeah.
What Charlie said
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
I took my head and cylinder in to a local shop....

I took my head and cylinder in to a local shop. (Not dealer related).
He measured springs said outer spring in check. Innet spring are out of spec -too short.
Intake valves are mushrooming -exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
suggestion on motor work

I'm doing a top end that includes:
new valves - springs - piston .25 over minor o rings gaskets etc.

Is there more I should do?

Should I go deeper into motor. Looking at the cost now as to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
@ tcourdin

I was lucky # J81
Was only there 40 min
How'd you do?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
Plated

I did the DMV shuffle today.

The XR600R is now plated with Antique tags.
:clap

Now to get the head back from MosseycreekATV and bolt it back together.
I should be on the trails and roads by...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-26-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
@ ozarkrider

We need to get in touch. I'm looking for a reply to the parts I sent you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-26-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
head valve work -who do you recomend

I need a local shop check hone bore my cylinder and valves.
I pulled the head off xr600.
Would like to drop off parts monday so I may install next weekend.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
kudos

Kudos to everyone who helped plan or participated in this past werkend ride around Long Pool.
I did not have the pleasure or have the time to meet everyone. Only enough time for a day ride. A...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
Long Pool

I made to an organized ride today.
Rolled in to the TAT SHACK with 10 minutes to spare before the ride began. It didn't give me much tims to THAWout from the ride down in the predawn cold.
Good...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-18-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
XR6 Out KTM640 In

I plan on attending.
Will ride in Sat AM to meet at TAT Shack.
Plan to ride back Sat PM.

XR is in bad need of major top end - burns a qt oil per fuel tank. Will borrow inlaws bike. He said...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-05-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
master cylinder

I have one.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 74,746
Views: 7,848,603
Posted By drakehouse
speaking of oil

Mine gets a fresh quart every ride....its a smoker.:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-19-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
Doc Areya old bones a sayin this weather front...

Doc
Areya old bones a sayin this weather front is more than a little rain?


Hope ya get feelin better
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-18-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
party

I'm in.
My dishes are asking if it is a sleep over. They don't have covers.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 74,746
Views: 7,848,603
Posted By drakehouse
XL case swap - THX

Thanks for the info.
I have what I needed THANKS a MILLION for the headaches to crop up later.
I like the 650 Idea.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 74,746
Views: 7,848,603
Posted By drakehouse
Enguine case from "86 XL600, will it fit in a '87 XR600 frame ?

I looking to add an electric start to my '87 XR600.
I have thought of purchasing '86 cases from XL600.

Is this possible to bolt up XL case to XR frame?
Will the internal parts also fit?

I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
Enguine Case fitment of XL to XR frame

Will an enguine case of '86 XL600 fit into frame of "87 XR600 ?

I am thinking of making a conversion to an electric start. Purchase an enguine case - move all internal parts from '87 enguine to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-16-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
long pool

I had a short visit with some inmates Sunday morning and followed them on a short ride back to FayetNom.
Lookeding forward to the Long Pool ride 'cause work won't get in the way like it did this pas...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-14-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
sunday ride

Headed that way in the AM. Should be there about 8.
Who ridin' ?
:wink:
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-09-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
sunday riding

Will there be any riding sunday?
I have to work Friday & Saturday. I want make it over.
Just replaced my CDI and I'm up and running again.
Let me know. If not I should be able to make the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
elec moto

Caught the Moto GP last weekend.
They had a race divison all electric.
Impressive machines. Top speed was way up there. Lap time not far off the gas cycles.
There were four brands and price...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
@mouth I have an R model. Only two wires off...

@mouth
I have an R model. Only two wires off stator. Blue and a black w/red stripe

I plan to due full mod later and go with bigger stator with about 200 watts current
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
stator volts

@ mouth
Under seat pulled connectors apart from stator lead. Held probes inside these leads and held de-comp in. Kick thru. Watched the multimeter arm swing from 0 up to the 60-65 before it fell...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
Did AC volt check. Good full kick shows 60-65...

Did AC volt check.
Good full kick shows 60-65 volts.
It may not be stator causing weak spark. Will chechk resistance on plug cap.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
Early to ask but anyone interested in going to...

Early to ask but anyone interested in going to Austin in April for moto gp?
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
AC test complete

Looks like about 60-65 volts in good full kick.

Small spark may not be stator.
Will check resistance at plug cap.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 138,667
Posted By drakehouse
missing out again

Just got my pig running. I'm gonna miss out on this ride.
I'm headed to Indy to watch MotoGP.
Might get a few autograps. Who knows.
I will get a chance to ride the track.
I hear this may be the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
thx

I am looking to do just that...new stator.

Background on this unit.

I just picked up this bike a few weeks back. In ruff running conditions. I did the general clean up PM suff.
Carb rebuild...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
bump start.

I'm running again. It didn't kick over so a short run bump start. Fired up. I just did a carb rebuild and had a hell of a time gettng it started. Pull start behind a 4 wherler for 20 min. Got it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 85,084
Views: 3,996,447
Posted By drakehouse
just venting

My new to me XR600R has a very weak spark.
I've checked and cleaned connection. Continuity test good on stator.
How can I test AC volts ftom stator. I do have a volt meter. Not sure of settings...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
weak spark

I have '87 .
Hard to start. Cleaned connection. Stator check good according to a clymors manual.

Original parts .

Spark s o weak you need to dim shop lights to see.

Looking at next...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
edited previous question about stators. Thx

edited previous question about stators.
Thx
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By drakehouse
Question stator qst.

What other XR stators (400/500/650) will bolt '87 xr600r ?

Looking to purchase a cheap stator to rewind and install without taking current stator out for the rewind to have more .

Thx
:D
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