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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,423,485
Posted By JohnPainter
Pissed On the road again

Rode down to the coast last weekend for an antique bike meet, I was there very early but people were already showing up, it was a great day. A lot of interest in the old girl! Then took a ride to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,423,485
Posted By JohnPainter
Thank you for the offer, however I just worked...

Thank you for the offer, however I just worked something out, I appreciate the super experience on this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,423,485
Posted By JohnPainter
Let me know how much you want for it. I have a...

Let me know how much you want for it. I have a GPS and iPhone, but I still like old-skool things that have gears, cables and what not. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,423,485
Posted By JohnPainter
Just realized why the speedo cable on my '85...

Just realized why the speedo cable on my '85 XR600 isn't turning... the the worm gear is missing (must have been that way when I bought it), I'm not finding the part number anywhere. Is this one of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,423,485
Posted By JohnPainter
I've been wondering about using Rotella in my '85...

I've been wondering about using Rotella in my '85 XR600, does anyone have an opinion whether it might work well with the old pig?
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,974
Posted By JohnPainter
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,974
Posted By JohnPainter
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 28,974
Posted By JohnPainter
I was wondering if you'd be willing to share any...

I was wondering if you'd be willing to share any tips or tricks for a top end rebuild. I have a newly acquired '85 XR600 and want to rebuild the top end as it's blowing smoke around the top gasket,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By JohnPainter
1985 xr600

I'm going to reattach a speedometer onto my most recent purchase ('85 XR600) even though I've been using the SpeedTracker app on my iPhone with good success.

Snagged this for $400, runs good,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By JohnPainter
As of today, Maine Dual Sport and Dirt Bike...

As of today, Maine Dual Sport and Dirt Bike Association is a Nonprofit Corporation (https://icrs.informe.org/nei-sos-icrs/ICRS?CorpSumm=20150026ND) in the state of Maine. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By JohnPainter
Good questions. The short answer is; ...

Good questions.

The short answer is;

Other than Maine Dual Sport and Dirt Bike Association being a Maine based association covering the whole state there a number of things which sets...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By JohnPainter
Maine Dual Sport and Dirt Bike Association

There is now indeed a new association formed in Maine to advocate for Dual Sport and Dirt Bike riders. We invite anyone interested in our sport and mission to become involved.

Our Mission:
The...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,423,485
Posted By JohnPainter
New old toy

I just acquired a 1985 XR600 in pretty good shape, it was missing the gasket around exhaust into the muffler, and had a small oil leak around the counter shaft, but those issues are now fixed. There...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Maine Dual Sport & Dirt Bike Association

Our web site www.medsdba.com (http://www.medsdba.com)

Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/244188972446157/)

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/52WPjj5xHUQ" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
This Manual...

This Manual (http://www.hondampe.com.au/docs/owning_a_honda/owners_manuals/motorcycles/XR250R-1997.pdf) should get you on the right track (remember it's free).
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Nice work with the bike, cat, woman... you got...

Nice work with the bike, cat, woman... you got too much love there bro! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By JohnPainter
1972 Honda Z50

I'm looking for some electrical advice on my 1972 Z50.

The compression is great, gets fuel, but it has no spark. Plug is good. My son and I tested the coil and it seems to be fine 1.8 on the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By JohnPainter
1972 z50

I don't want to hijack the thread, though I see it has not been active for some time and there seems to be some knowledge here, so I figured it would be ok. I'm looking for some electrical advice on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
A mystery is always exciting and welcome! ...

A mystery is always exciting and welcome! Inquiring minds want to know and look forward to some more info.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
What he said:rilla

What he said:rilla
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
That is pretty clearly a 1980 XL250 bottom and...

That is pretty clearly a 1980 XL250 bottom and top. I was a little stumped with the 5 speeds but it's a clearly an XL bottom and top, and the 5 speed suggests its pre 1984. Nice work putting it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Guess what I ride. ...

Guess what I ride.

http://i829.photobucket.com/albums/zz213/shredderx1/XR%20250L/IMG_3570.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Sounds like a top end rebuild might be in order,...

Sounds like a top end rebuild might be in order, it's not hard.

Since '84 they have six, 1 down 5 up. Are you starting in 2nd? Also it's not hard to skip a gear, especially with riding boots on....
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
13,400 and counting, I maintain it according to...

13,400 and counting, I maintain it according to factory shop manual and switched over to synth oil a long time ago.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Wicked You're not going to jinx it bro, it's an XR!

You're not going to jinx it bro, it's an XR!
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Decibel test

on my XR using theSPLnFFT Sound Meter app on my iPhone 5. This is the most accurate meter I've found for the iPhone, handy if you're riding in places like Maine with an off road noise level law.
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Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Spring time ride in Maine

I've been out on the road, and working with a small group of off road and dual sport folk to get a new state wide club going in Maine www.medsdba.com (http://www.medsdba.com)all off highway...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
GOD I love this kind of s#*t, wicked good...

GOD I love this kind of s#*t, wicked good photography man!
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Great photos! Yup that's what I have on mine,...

Great photos! Yup that's what I have on mine, makes a big difference with minimal change in bike balance. I have a Wolfman tank bag and it sits perfect on it I can into some pretty remote places the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Maine Dual Sport & Dirt Bike Association forming!

All who are interested are welcome to attend at Great Wall Buffet in Augusta, March 29. Eat on your own at 5, meeting at 6....
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
If you have not heard it before, please say this...

If you have not heard it before, please say this prayer: "Our father, who art Rick Ramsey, hallowed be thy name, thy XR come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in Colorado." and then read through...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
We love these type of novels around here bro!! ...

We love these type of novels around here bro!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Nice work Avboden, XR's always ride way smoother...

Nice work Avboden, XR's always ride way smoother when we do the work ourselves IMHO.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44,831
Views: 2,595,031
Posted By JohnPainter
I'll be there. ...

I'll be there.

http://i829.photobucket.com/albums/zz213/shredderx1/XR%20250L/IMG_1685.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 44,831
Views: 2,595,031
Posted By JohnPainter
Thumb How do I get involved, sounds way too important...

How do I get involved, sounds way too important to pass up.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
Nice documentation! I've had to cut the damn race...

Nice documentation! I've had to cut the damn race out with a dremel it was so far rusted, I feel your pain.
:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
I'd love to see some install photos if you do...

I'd love to see some install photos if you do that, I'm really curious how that would work on the 250L. Good luck and please update!
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
No, but Clarke's 4.2gal tank on my bike is like...

No, but Clarke's 4.2gal tank on my bike is like night and day for range and it fits and balances perfect on the 250's little frame. I have used regular flat tanks strapped onto the back to carry a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
[QUOTE=Avboden;23512351]Full album here:...

[QUOTE=Avboden;23512351]Full album here: http://imgur.com/a/bwe8Q#0/QUOTE]

Tease!
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,360
Posted By JohnPainter
If it's a factory gasket it's not necessary. If...

If it's a factory gasket it's not necessary. If you make your own gaskets out of cereal boxes (old school) then yes. The reason you don't need a sealant is because there's already sealant...
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