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Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,996
Views: 579,316
Posted By Slipinn
Drilling the swingarm for water drain

I did the swingarm drilling today on my new Strada. I angled the drill bit towards what I estimate is the end of the chain adjuster bolt inside the swing arm. In order to save some work and not have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
Street riding or freeway blues

Mike,
Sounds like your gearing is as good as your going to get on the street Mike.
Good DOT tires rated more for street duty will help greatly with the high speed squirm. Get a 80/20 street/dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
I also have a 250l I bought new back in 1996....

I also have a 250l I bought new back in 1996. It's a gret bike but has always been a bitch to start. I wanted kick start back in those days and an air cooled engine, keeping things simple and durable...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 181,410
Posted By Slipinn
Gear review on this trip

I would like to see a list of the gear packed along on this ride and a list of the gear that would be left at home if this ride were to be repeated again. I wonder how much the break downs were...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 181,410
Posted By Slipinn
Aussie frame of mind

You guys are incredible. Evry time I watch a video or see you at some hobby or project I am amazed. I think Your just "ducky"! LOL.. Sometimes I think that you guys could take a damn beer can and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 181,410
Posted By Slipinn
Wicked Honda trail 90

Well, I envy your adventure friend. I recall yearning and dreaming about owning a CT 90 back in the late 60's. I have always loved the outdoors and to me that was absolutly the most perfect trail...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
interstate speed

I'd be interested to know if it can attain 70 mph for short juants on the interstate road's. I have recently taken my 96 xr250l out of storage and put it on the road. Most of the 4 lanes here in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
Puke Tires

I have never used the Shinko tire's but everyone I have talked to that has love them. They report no major problems and good wear for them as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 347,321
Posted By Slipinn
Puke Clarke Tank

I added a filter to my xr250L and am glad I did. I cleaned my carb and reinstalled it and it blocked once again. I removed it and cleaned it again to fined very fine grains of sand in the carb bowl....
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
New dual sport

I have been looking as well. Seems my local dealers here don't have a single dual sport in stock at any of the dealers in this area. I have a 96 xr250l but would like something that does not have to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Startron

You guys sold me!!i went out and bought two bottles of Startron.Appreciate the info! Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Christini motorcycles

I see they have a 250cc and a 300cc but they are 2 stroke. Too bad they don't make those in a street legal DS.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Awd dual sport street legal

Www.christini.com

I just discovered the christini DS that the navy seals also use. This looks like an awesome bike. I wonder what the base mfg of this frame and engine is? Perhaps a Ktm?
I like...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 75,384
Views: 7,958,661
Posted By Slipinn
Street legal awd 450

Has anybody tried one of these DS bikes?
Here is the link. Www.christini.com

I see the navy seals use them.

Chuck
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Wicked Xr250l carb

Thank you for reminding me. I have removed the locking tab on the pilot screw and opened it to 2 1/4 turns.
I also installed an inline fuel filter. The slow speed jet has such little holes in it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Question Pictures how to upload or embed

Many of us new members on here do not post because we don't know how to do it on the forums. Hope some experienced members will give us dumb guys some help on it.

Gearing- If your engine is maxed...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Wink Chinese dual sport

Does anyone know if china makes a dual sport with a engine larger than 250cc.
I am glad to hear some good reports on the Chinese bikes. Maybe they will make the main mfgrs get their pricing more...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Laugh Tank bags ate

Dave I have the same tank bags. I did not have any magnets laying around so my solution was heavy duty Velcro on Each side of the tank. It works great too and no more flapping on my xr250l. I bought...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
Andrew, I think it is possible that the...

Andrew,

I think it is possible that the valve seals are leaking . When it sits oil seeps down and enters the cylinder. I have no simple answer for the midrange vibration . This can create smoking...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
Forgot to mention

I also bought a seat pad and a set of tank saddle bags off amazon today. Hit a deal on them and the coleman pad was 17 bucks and the saddle bags 17 bucks.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
Pictures

Hey Rangerman,

Yes, I took some on my phone and will try to figure out how to post them. I am new to the forums so might take me a few times working on it. I don't have them on any web site and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
here is the other link

here is the link to the tank http://www.amazon.com/Kwik-SB-6B-Tank-Saddlebag-Black/dp/B000OF3J1I/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1361074883&sr=8-5&keywords=motorcycle+atv+tank+bagbag's for 17 buck's in case...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
tank saddlebags and seat pads on amazon

here is the link to the one's I bought today. 17 bucks each. That is a good deal....
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Good deal on tank bags and seat pads

http://www.amazon.com/Kwik-SB-6B-Tank-Saddlebag-Black/dp/B000OF3J1I/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1361074883&sr=8-5&keywords=motorcycle+atv+tank+bag
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,017
Posted By Slipinn
Just checking in

I am new here and just joined. I really enjoy the sharing of tips on the xr's and have a 1996 xr250l I bought new in 96. It has been stored and only has 1100 miles on it. I just got it in shape this...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7,942
Views: 2,145,198
Posted By Slipinn
Thumb New Xr250l member

I have been lurking for some time now and enjoying all the post on here. I see a lot in common of what I enjoy having to do with motorcycling and I see a lot of people in my own age group too. Like...
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