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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:33 AM
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Posted By RZRob
I live next to Lighting Central:...

I live next to Lighting Central: http://www.ddmtuning.com/ I know LED is hip right now and sign-up with these guys and they have sales every other day. I went with HID cause it's cheap and figured...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Sand

Saw this patch of sand and thought about getting the XR dirty - just thought about it...

RZ Rob

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/XR%20ETC/IMG_0398_zpse94924aa.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Oh, so they do have customers... :rofl RZ...

Oh, so they do have customers...
:rofl

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Year shouldn't be too important. I can confirm...

Year shouldn't be too important. I can confirm some measurements. Just buy the RSW and be done with it. X axle may prove challenging. My situation was I went R on my X bike and had an R axle.

RZ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Trailtech Voyager has GPS based speedo with wire...

Trailtech Voyager has GPS based speedo with wire back-up.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Way to go! Are those X forks or Rs (red tops or...

Way to go! Are those X forks or Rs (red tops or blue)? Looks like an R front wheel. Using the RSW kit sure makes it a pleasant task. Hopefully you got the appropriate axles and spacers? I just got...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:39 AM
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Posted By RZRob
Yes, but did you do that in the dirt - and in a...

Yes, but did you do that in the dirt - and in a tuxedo?

RZ Rob

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/B2P2/IMG_8038_zps9dd1e51b.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By RZRob
Cause I'm cheap - & dumb... RZ Rob

Cause I'm cheap - & dumb...

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Question I want to know who's in the box? RZ Rob

I want to know who's in the box?

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By RZRob
Huh? Standard rear suspension typically is...

Huh? Standard rear suspension typically is linkage based. Linkage helps get the ride height, spring rate and other factors in synch with the required parameters for the vehicle and rider.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By RZRob
The Noss adapter I purchased was for the joint...

The Noss adapter I purchased was for the joint between the air filter and the carb, not carb & manifold. As for what you got here, that's obviously a slant FCR. I'd just loosen the clamp and see if...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Clusterfu..

$10 "buy it now" on eBay, Item #281460938088

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Hi MiniDragon, Yes, sounds like your...

Hi MiniDragon,

Yes, sounds like your gearing was way too tall. I thought 15-48 was the recommended go to gearing? BTW, that tank will take on a new shape if you really womp the XR. I see...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Some bitchen photos and videos today folks. Like...

Some bitchen photos and videos today folks. Like the wheelie shot (RideAbout) and who doesn't like looking at dirt trails (Beechum) - especially when they're stuck in an office? 105 miles eyh? That's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Good ride report. I never heard of a "shower...

Good ride report. I never heard of a "shower beer." And I like beer.

I find the XR challenging to womp fully loaded. Surely you had to restrain yourself somewhat...

RZ Rob
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Explain? I'm a newbie to orange. RZ Rob

Explain? I'm a newbie to orange.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Yo Gammel, the EZ Off trick is for anodizing, not...

Yo Gammel, the EZ Off trick is for anodizing, not paint. For that I guess I'd just slop some of that thick paint remover on and watch it bubble.

RZ Rob
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2014, 08:25 AM
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Views: 2,014
Posted By RZRob
I had an Aprilia SXV 550 where an oil galley...

I had an Aprilia SXV 550 where an oil galley freeze plug blew out on the head (to the outside world) and something like hot cat pee began to warm my left leg. I only noticed when the back end started...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 30,792
Posted By RZRob
There's a lot to be said for this. I wish I'd...

There's a lot to be said for this. I wish I'd listen to myself. I've already left a deposit.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By RZRob
EasyOff oven cleaner (yellow can only) and it'll...

EasyOff oven cleaner (yellow can only) and it'll come right off and be silver like new.

BTW, like what you've done to the bike.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By RZRob
I just sold a beautiful Aprilia that cost me...

I just sold a beautiful Aprilia that cost me almost $20k for $5,500. That really hurt.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By RZRob
Totally agree with this price and logic. ...

Totally agree with this price and logic.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Because you actually use yours. You could take it...

Because you actually use yours. You could take it apart and paint the frame and put it back together, but if you use it, it'd just get dirty again. I was surprised that after I snapped the back half...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Yes I've been looking at other bikes and the XR...

Yes I've been looking at other bikes and the XR is the most streetable offering one could ride in the dirt aggressively. I went to the KTM dealer the other day and they looked so nice I'd be too...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Vector. I liked the idea of switching back to the...

Vector. I liked the idea of switching back to the original carb and see if the bike were rideable. I guess I'd double check cam timing too and even look at swapping out the CDI and even check for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By RZRob
Time for an FCR. RZ Rob

Time for an FCR.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:14 AM
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Posted By RZRob
OK, we'll tell Search & Rescue to start there....

OK, we'll tell Search & Rescue to start there. :lol3

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 11:13 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Just PM him. You can find his posts if you go...

Just PM him. You can find his posts if you go back a page. Great guy, good job, fast turnaround - and way cheaper than new - very likely better too as he personally interrogates each solder joint.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 09:21 PM
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Posted By RZRob
TechforLife rebuilt mine - better than new. ...

TechforLife rebuilt mine - better than new.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Some bikes lay dormant in the garage. Your bikes...

Some bikes lay dormant in the garage. Your bikes get a thorough flogging.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By RZRob
I'm quite impressed. Good job! RZ Rob

I'm quite impressed. Good job!

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By RZRob
The airbox - to make it more "R" like. The 450X...

The airbox - to make it more "R" like. The 450X has a sealed airbox.

RZ Rob

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/XR%20ETC/IMG_8330_zpsc1738a50.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:50 PM
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Posted By RZRob
The 450X, like others is severely restricted. You...

The 450X, like others is severely restricted. You can lop the top off, but then the jetting goes awry.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 08:01 PM
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Posted By RZRob
I went with these on my 450, and when my 650 goes...

I went with these on my 450, and when my 650 goes on a diet, they'll be my choice again. I really like them.

RZ Rob


http://www.procycle.us/images/dualsport/signals_ca_led.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 76,506
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Posted By RZRob
Watch Your Stuff

I'm doing surgery on my 450X accelerator pump (airbox mod) and must've pushed it off the bench.

It's fixed now, but tool throwing :eek1 won't be in session until my parts come in from CRF's Only &...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Per ThumpNRed, I did just this: Jetting... NCVT...

Per ThumpNRed, I did just this: Jetting... NCVT needle, 42 Pilot Jet and a 158 Main to my bike. The carb I'm selling though is 100% stock from a 450R. These jets & needle should run maybe $20-$25...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Credit where credit is due. Yes, it was ThumpNRed...

Credit where credit is due. Yes, it was ThumpNRed (sorry Red). I literally just bolted everything on and it worked. No fiddlefutzn at all.

RZ Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By RZRob
Setting up the FCR

I think it was Brian (TechforLife) that gave me initial jetting guidance on the FCR and I used the TRX Noss adapter and I was up and running in a couple hours. The biggest difference I noticed was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By RZRob
It's off an '04 which would make it a 40, however...

It's off an '04 which would make it a 40, however like the one on my bike, it measures 41mm so I don't know what to make of that. Honestly, a 40mm is a major improvement and the smaller bore improves...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 76,506
Views: 8,160,809
Posted By RZRob
FCR Carb for sale

Hey just letting you know I've got a complete FCR carb off a running 450R I'd like to get $200 shipped. It includes cables, choke and throttle assembly.

RZ Rob

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