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Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8,074
Views: 2,198,195
Posted By jspringator
I wonder if the wheels on that Fazer would fit my...

I wonder if the wheels on that Fazer would fit my XT225. Easy motard conversion.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8,074
Views: 2,198,195
Posted By jspringator
As the former owner of a Xingue ITA 150 scooter,...

As the former owner of a Xingue ITA 150 scooter, I can speak to the viability of a Chinese bike.

Chinese bikes are for people on a budget who can't or won't buy used. I ended up trading for an...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 298,376
Posted By jspringator
Both of my mirror covers are cracked, glued, and...

Both of my mirror covers are cracked, glued, and touched up. I wonder how the 1100 would work with the mirrors painted white.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 2,569,711
Posted By jspringator
Quality tent at a decent price. 6 feet tall. ...

Quality tent at a decent price. 6 feet tall. Not backpacking weight though.

http://www.overstock.com/Sports-Toys/ALPS-Mountaineering-Meramac-5-ZF-FG-Tent/3930892/product.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 90,205
Posted By jspringator
I'm having trouble jetting/tuning the TM33 pumper...

I'm having trouble jetting/tuning the TM33 pumper I put on my XT225. I've rejetted the main 3 times and can't get rid of the surging. I'm over my head with this. I think this job requires the...
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,452
Posted By jspringator
I bought a stock seat off ebay. It is missing...

I bought a stock seat off ebay. It is missing one of the rubber bumpers on the bottom. Is this something they can fix?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Here is the cam. ...

Here is the cam.

http://www.webcamshafts.com/mobile/atv/yamaha/yamaha_tt_225_(86-87)_sohc_2v.html

Piston.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002Y5JPY6/ref=pe_385040_30332200_pe_309540_26725410_item
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Although I still haven't solved my pumper carb...

Although I still haven't solved my pumper carb issue, the best gains were from the high compression piston, cam, and valve springs. It now revs like a motorcycle should. All in all, it didn't cost...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
It definitely isn't the 145. It runs like crap...

It definitely isn't the 145. It runs like crap at full throttle. It did OK with the 140, but not as good as with the stock carb.

Maybe they are running lean to compensate for the "pump". If you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Here is a picture of the cut and welded throttle...

Here is a picture of the cut and welded throttle cable bracket with the carb tilted.

http://i62.tinypic.com/mcsoya.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Got the TM33 pumper and Clarke tank mounted. I...

Got the TM33 pumper and Clarke tank mounted. I was hoping my mechanic would be able to dial in the pumper. Ho such luck. He ran it with the 127.5 main that came on it, and had a problem with a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
http://i60.tinypic.com/10h0sd5.jpg ...

http://i60.tinypic.com/10h0sd5.jpg

http://i45.tinypic.com/2w2pk53.jpg

I think it looks good, but comfort is my primary concern. I rode it in a Nighthawk rally in West Virginia last month and I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
I couldn't hardly ride it with the stock seat. ...

I couldn't hardly ride it with the stock seat. The Corbin wasn't much better. My Russell Day Long is just right!
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Thanks for posting. Loved the great pictures! I...

Thanks for posting. Loved the great pictures! I hope to get over there some day.
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 25,452
Posted By jspringator
Does anyone know if they are going to do the 15%...

Does anyone know if they are going to do the 15% off week this year? When?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
I bought HH sintered pads to improve brake...

I bought HH sintered pads to improve brake performance, but the installation of street tires made the brakes grip so much better, I decided to wait until the current pads wore out.

The Sintered...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-11-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,813
Posted By jspringator
What software are you using?

What software are you using?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,813
Posted By jspringator
I tried to use Basecamp. I plugged my 2009 Zumo...

I tried to use Basecamp. I plugged my 2009 Zumo into my mac. It downloaded the maps, but froze the mouse.

Before I spend money and a new GPS it has got to work with this one first.

Basecamp...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-27-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,813
Posted By jspringator
I have an old (4 years old) Garmin in the console...

I have an old (4 years old) Garmin in the console of my truck. Does Garmin have downloadable software for me to create routes and download them to this Garmin?
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By jspringator
The only thing bad about 70 MPH speed in an XT...

The only thing bad about 70 MPH speed in an XT (with a windshield) is that the wind blows you around a lot. You get used to it, but it is disconcerting at first. The chassis does not like being...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
What mods do you have on your bike? Muffler mod?...

What mods do you have on your bike? Muffler mod? Spark arrestor stock and installed? Snorkel intact? Air filter?

What is your altitude?

I don't want to reinvent the wheel installing this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 208,654
Posted By jspringator
The only advantage of the Honda is shaft drive....

The only advantage of the Honda is shaft drive. Go up one tooth on the front sprocket. Get lowering links for the height. Russell day long seat. All for quite a bit less than a new bike. BTW, a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8,074
Views: 2,198,195
Posted By jspringator
A used XT225 and a Clarke aftermarket tank will...

A used XT225 and a Clarke aftermarket tank will give you 200 mile+- range.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Tap it with a big wrench. It may free up.

Tap it with a big wrench. It may free up.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,049
Posted By jspringator
Do some research on the european and Australian...

Do some research on the european and Australian tow rating of your model. That will let you know where you stand. My BMW 3 series is rated for 3,500 pounds with brakes. I have a manual, so I'm not...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 45,724
Posted By jspringator
I tried them with the Air Hawk R. Didn't like...

I tried them with the Air Hawk R. Didn't like the Air Hawk. I've since sent it back. Rode the last half of the ride (80 miles) with only the Moto-Skiveez. The ride was short, but I really liked...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 171,687
Posted By jspringator
See if it will run with choke pulled a little...

See if it will run with choke pulled a little bit. You can probably get it to run well enough like that to let you try seafoam, but you are probably going to have to clean the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
The 8012 has the accelerator pump. Apparently...

The 8012 has the accelerator pump. Apparently you have to cut the bracket in half, remove material to shorten it, and weld it back together.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
This is it. ...

This is it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AI3JYA/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3TGC5XRRCX4P2

Installation instructions.

http://www.xt225.com/projects/mikuni.htm
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
I wish someone would post a before and after...

I wish someone would post a before and after picture of a modified throttle cable bracket on the TM33. They are on Amazon for a little over $200. Supposedly they fit with a little grinding of the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
I replaced the plunger, O ring, cover and spring....

I replaced the plunger, O ring, cover and spring. Cured the problem. It is tricky to put on. I put grease on the screws to hold them in place (I started with 2) while pushing the cover, and the...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,619
Posted By jspringator
I enjoy motorcycle oriented campgrounds that have...

I enjoy motorcycle oriented campgrounds that have restaurant facilities on site. They usually have cabins. There are a bunch of them in the Dragon BRP area, but can be hard to find in other areas....
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
I didn't make sure the spring was lined up. I...

I didn't make sure the spring was lined up. I hope it is still in there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Now it won't idle at all. Is there a trick in...

Now it won't idle at all. Is there a trick in putting it back on?
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
I got it on. Doesn't look like there is much to...

I got it on. Doesn't look like there is much to it. We'll see if it does anything.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 45,724
Posted By jspringator
Ordered a pair today. I will be using them with...

Ordered a pair today. I will be using them with an Air Hawk R seat cushion I just bought and a Corbin seat that really needs a split down the middle like the bicycle seat. I'll be riding the New...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 1,661,876
Posted By jspringator
Is this the part to replace when the bike dies...

Is this the part to replace when the bike dies when coasting to a stop?

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/2898/46254/Mikuni-CV-Carburetor-Side-Cover
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,380
Posted By jspringator
I have used this carrier for my XT225 and its...

I have used this carrier for my XT225 and its predecessor, a CH250 (Honda Elite 250 scooter) all over the south east on the front of my Excursion.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,571
Posted By jspringator
I modified the mount of the coupler so that the...

I modified the mount of the coupler so that the trailer would be level behind the car. Instead of the coupler and mount being on TOP of the a-frame, I had it mounted so that the mounting plate is on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 90,205
Posted By jspringator
There is a great buffet style restaurant in...

There is a great buffet style restaurant in Ravenna. It is the only one with an overflowing parking lot.
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