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Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Is a TrailTech Vapor or something similar out of...

Is a TrailTech Vapor or something similar out of the question? They are cheap at around $100. You can set them for MPH or KPH
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,932
Posted By Johnny55
Just so's you's know, These knives are all sold....

Just so's you's know, These knives are all sold. They were out the door a month ago.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Yeah, the parties that need to hear from me, have...

Yeah, the parties that need to hear from me, have heard from me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I use 5/16". 1/4 is too tight for my liking and...

I use 5/16". 1/4 is too tight for my liking and 3/8" is much too loose.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,795
Posted By Johnny55
I spend my winters on the East side of the Salton...

I spend my winters on the East side of the Salton Sea but have driven the roads you did in my truck:D

That is a nice area for riding, I am a dirt guy myself and steer clear of the paved roads...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Anyone looking for a pannier rack set-up for the...

Anyone looking for a pannier rack set-up for the XRR? I built this one this summer and it works very good. I have just decided to go a difference direction with my luggage set-up and this rack will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
You bring up a good point, Maybe going to the...

You bring up a good point, Maybe going to the Honda dealer and seeing if they have a disc from each bike to compare. I know when I try to do strange things with parts that do not belong to my bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
A quick part number search for the XR650R...

A quick part number search for the XR650R friction plates shows that they are the same for 00-07 650R and the same discs are used in the 11-12 CRF450R. Now that doesnt mean they will NOT fit the 600,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Make the wedges out of depleted Uranium....:lol3...

Make the wedges out of depleted Uranium....:lol3 That should be heavy enough. Have you thought about trying out a hydraulic clutch setup or is that still something that you would not be able to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I can handle a tire that looks like that after...

I can handle a tire that looks like that after 1000-1200 miles! I am thinking that the MX71 might be my next tire. I LOVE my Desert front. It has worn great and handles awesome, in my opinion. Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Thatnks for the reply. I am still trying to...

Thatnks for the reply. I am still trying to justify the $160+ price tag of the 908RR but then again the Michelin was $150! Of course we are all looking for a tire that hooks up well and lasts 3000...
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,932
Posted By Johnny55
Bump. I would make someone a great deal on all...

Bump. I would make someone a great deal on all these knives. I have about 80 knives. 40 of them are the small keychain knives.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
So I have to ask, what is it that you are up to?...

So I have to ask, what is it that you are up to? What are you trying to build?:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I put a Pirelli MT16 on my XRR about 2 months ago...

I put a Pirelli MT16 on my XRR about 2 months ago and it was toasted in about the same amount of miles! It hooked up really well and handled good but was alittle wiggley at speed. I am thinking of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I dont mind the bar graph tach but I do not...

I dont mind the bar graph tach but I do not really need a tach as much as I did temp and speed. The number tach and the graph tach seem to keep up ok. Not an anolog at all but good enough. The only...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 27,275
Posted By Johnny55
The shifter on the XRR does have the "safety"...

The shifter on the XRR does have the "safety" bolt style setup, however the kick start lever does not.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Awhile back I was having issues with my TrailTech...

Awhile back I was having issues with my TrailTech Vapor. When it would hit the high temp and warning temp, ot when it would hit the high rev or danger rev settings the bike would start missing and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Doh!! The multi-quote only works when you click...

Doh!! The multi-quote only works when you click on all the comments you want! That comment was directed towards myself, not you!:lol3

I see your reference to Buchannan's wheel shop. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Right on, That is good info. I, along with many...

Right on, That is good info. I, along with many others, just assume that a wheel with the right amount of spoke holes was the right wheel!! I will look at my wheel today and see if I can find a part...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I didnt see this post for some reason. My from...

I didnt see this post for some reason. My from Excel looks perfect, the spokes and nipples are lined up just fine. The rear is the one that is giving me issues. Does Excel have a part number on their...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Thanks everyone for the replies. I think this...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I think this post might be onto something. I did note that my spokes and nipples are at a slightly different angles. The nipple holes on the wheel are not in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Spoke question?

Ok, I just relaced the rear drive-side spokens about a month ago or around 500 miles. I used Excel SS 8ga spokes and alloy nipples. I have read that everyone has had huge troubles with the alloy...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 47,825
Posted By Johnny55
What's the story behind the burning bike?

What's the story behind the burning bike?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I was planning on leaving around the 1st of the...

I was planning on leaving around the 1st of the year but I think I am going to have to push it back a year or leave here around July. I have not decided yet. I still have a ton of homework to do! And...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
If I didnt already have my pipe and bags finished...

If I didnt already have my pipe and bags finished then it wouldnt be as big of a deal for me atleast. I feel that back-tracking to fit a non-exsistant problem is really not worth my time. Not trying...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I am debating it but I still do not think that I...

I am debating it but I still do not think that I could even get my hands on one!! For me, the cons out weigh the pros of that tank. The only pro I can think of the extended range. Too many cons to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
I'd almost like to get my hands on a tank like...

I'd almost like to get my hands on a tank like that for my RTW trip....BUT picking that thing back up off of the ground would be a huge chore by yourself! I think I'll stick to the 7Gal IMS:lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Nice, I bought a CRF70 this summer. It looks so...

Nice, I bought a CRF70 this summer. It looks so funny because it is the exact same color scheme as my XRR with the exception of the wheels. They look so cute together, like father and illegitimate...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 27,275
Posted By Johnny55
Nice. I am so jealous of you right now. Looks...

Nice. I am so jealous of you right now. Looks like you are really in it now. Love the bike by the way:deal Keep it coming man, lovin' it!
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Here are the instructions from BD. It has the...

Here are the instructions from BD. It has the template for laying out the holes in the right places.


http://www.bajadesigns.com/2009/tech/honda/misc_XR%20650R%20Oil%20Sight%20Tube.pdf
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Very slightly. Mostly it alters the flow of fuel...

Very slightly. Mostly it alters the flow of fuel and air to promote a better burn rate. After doing this mod of my last 383, the static c/r was only .04 less then the c/r before I started. So you are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
This is a proven cure for high C/R motors...

This is a proven cure for high C/R motors pinging(fuel with not enough octane to resist detonation) and need for excessive timing advance. You can dimple the tops of the pistons and/or the combustion...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-08-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Johnny55
Thanks for the info. I am going to try the...

Thanks for the info. I am going to try the BaseCamp route converter thing and see how it works. So far I have had good luck making a track in GE and then converting it. I should say, now I know how...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-06-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Johnny55
The solution got a better response then the...

The solution got a better response then the problem did!! Typical




Ban me. I didnt do anything "illegal" So get off your high-horses!:deal
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-05-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By Johnny55
Got it all to work. If anyone has this problem or...

Got it all to work. If anyone has this problem or needs/wants the 2012.10 NT City Nav, let me know. I will not post the info as it seems that it is illegal/immoral or whatever else they call it:lol3...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Looks like the Big Labowski to me......:lol3

Looks like the Big Labowski to me......:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 127,370
Posted By Johnny55
You are following my proposed route until Eastern...

You are following my proposed route until Eastern Russia! I will back-track from Magadan and then South to Malaysia and into Australia! I will surely be fallowing this RR. Ironically, I am from...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 104,147
Posted By Johnny55
Am I mistaken or is there no fence attached to...

Am I mistaken or is there no fence attached to the other side of that gate post?! I see a gate but no reason for it since there is no fence!!!



Also, what happened to your right side hand...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
This is the best recommendation yet! The sight...

This is the best recommendation yet! The sight tube is hands down one of the best and one of the first mods you should do to the XRR. It cost my a top end to figure it out! Even tho my XRR didnt use...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,687,250
Posted By Johnny55
Yep, that is the inflator I use. But as...

Yep, that is the inflator I use. But as mentioned, it relies on carring compressed gas!! I am thinking of ditching my GI inflator for a hand pump. Even tho I have onlyhad 3 flats my whole life, I...
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