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Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 77,209
Posted By jspringator
Do anything different?

Do anything different?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 71,072
Posted By jspringator
Have fun! We're going to Pikeville today.

Have fun!

We're going to Pikeville today.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,118,202
Posted By jspringator
From what I understand about Coleman tents, seal...

From what I understand about Coleman tents, seal the seams before you go and you will be fine. A buddy of mine didn't seal the seams and he got wet.

Alps Mountaineering is probably a better...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 135,655
Posted By jspringator
I moved my lights up just a few inches behind the...

I moved my lights up just a few inches behind the fenders, lower than the top of the fenders.

On my last HF, the lights kept getting beat up when mounted in the stock locations.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
They do a whole lot better on flat land. In...

They do a whole lot better on flat land. In Florida, mine is perfect. In Kentucky it needs a power bump.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 77,209
Posted By jspringator
I couldn't ride anything without a backrest. Try...

I couldn't ride anything without a backrest. Try one of these.

http://www.bikersfriend.com/
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
That is what I ordered. An earlier poster didn't...

That is what I ordered. An earlier poster didn't think they would fit because of the difference in clearance between forged and cast pistons. Wiseco does recommend more clearance when using forced...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
According to Wiseco: "Wiseco Powersports...

According to Wiseco:

"Wiseco Powersports pistons are designed for optimal piston to wall clearance for the specific bore size of your engine. For example, your 125cc dirt bike engine is 54mm bore,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
Check out a Russell day long single. Guaranteed...

Check out a Russell day long single. Guaranteed solution. I had mine set up as a double because I primarily use it for RV trips and ride with my wife or daughter. It would be more comfortable set...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
17" is best, but 18" is cheaper, and good enough...

17" is best, but 18" is cheaper, and good enough to move to radial tires if you don't mind different brand tires on the front and rear. You only have to lace one wheel.

I'm looking for a rear...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,287
Posted By jspringator
My XT225 has a hard time maintaining speed on...

My XT225 has a hard time maintaining speed on hills, so I decided I'm going to make a few changes.

I ordered a Web Cams 89a grind, along with Behive-Moly springs. I'm going to have the head...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 841,875
Posted By jspringator
Ride safe tile man!

Ride safe tile man!
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
For those of us with newer XT's with plated...

For those of us with newer XT's with plated bores, a perfect complement to a cam is a high compression piston in the stock bore. I'm looking...
EDIT Would this work? Wiseco 70x58 part #4312M07000...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
I need the light weight of the XT225. It rides...

I need the light weight of the XT225. It rides on the front of my Excursion on RV trips. It is primarily a bike for RV trips. I have to push it up a carrier and strap it down. It is easy to load...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 71,072
Posted By jspringator
He was the father to my Father's Grandmother. ...

He was the father to my Father's Grandmother. That would make him my Great Great Grandfather. Not all of his children are listed. I need to get with my Father to see if we can update that site. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 71,072
Posted By jspringator
I'm interested in this. I don't want to cross...

I'm interested in this. I don't want to cross any creeks, though. I'm strongly considering putting a cam on my XT225.

One of my Grandfathers (I don't know how many greats) was Bushrod Allin, who...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
Well... 60 is probably more what I was thinking! ...

Well... 60 is probably more what I was thinking!

I'm going to give it a shot. I originally got my XT because its light weight made it easy to mount on the front of my Excursion to use on travel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
FYI, the part numbers for the cams on the TT225...

FYI, the part numbers for the cams on the TT225 and XT225 are the same.

Freewheeler, is there any reason you opted against the 89 grind? I ride streets exclusively. I just want to be able to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
Is this the Piston? "Wiseco Forged Piston...

Is this the Piston?

"Wiseco Forged Piston Kit 72mm 8.7:1 Comp Fits 90-00 Yamaha Yfb250 Timberwolf 2wd"

I may as well do it all at once.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
I clicked on the 86-87 Yamaha with TT225 in the...

I clicked on the 86-87 Yamaha with TT225 in the name and came up with this.

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

Looks like about $300 for the cam...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
The TM33 will fit the XT225 with certain...

The TM33 will fit the XT225 with certain modifications (a different needle, I think) and a new throttle bracket and throttle cable spacer. All of this was contained in a kit marketed by Enduco. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
Is the Enduco carb kit for a Mikuni TM33, or...

Is the Enduco carb kit for a Mikuni TM33, or something similar, available? I don't need to go any faster than 65, but I can't hold it on hills.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,287
Posted By jspringator
I'm trying to get a little extra speed out of my...

I'm trying to get a little extra speed out of my 2006 XT225 so I can keep up with my riding buddies. My main problem is hills.

I've done the muffler mod, upjetted to a 140 main, Uni filter and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 71,072
Posted By jspringator
Memphis sounds nice. Hotel on Beal Street. How...

Memphis sounds nice. Hotel on Beal Street. How much would that cost?
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,345
Posted By jspringator
I don't have a Ninja 250, but I do have a small...

I don't have a Ninja 250, but I do have a small CC bike. These things are adjusted super lean from the factory to pass emissions. Somewhere on the carb there is a pilot adjustment screw that may...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,208
Posted By jspringator
Who sells them cheaper in Europe? I bought my...

Who sells them cheaper in Europe? I bought my Daytona boots that way and saved some money.
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,188
Posted By jspringator
This. They make a bracket and shield for Turbo...

This. They make a bracket and shield for Turbo City Bars that are used on a lot of different enduros. My xt is quiet with it, although it is certainly no speed demon. I would find a bike I liked...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 135,655
Posted By jspringator
How did you mod the fenders so they would work...

How did you mod the fenders so they would work with the lower height caused by mounting the axle above the spring?

BTW, I think fender mounting the lights is a great idea, even for the...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By jspringator
Here it is: ...

Here it is:

http://www.uhaul.com/Reservations/EquipmentDetail.aspx?model=HO

Weight limit of 2,000 pounds.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By jspringator
Looks like the weight limit is 5,290 pounds and...

Looks like the weight limit is 5,290 pounds and it has brakes.

Did you fabricate some kind of wooden chock? Looks like you could fabricate something with 2 by fours and plywood and bolt it...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,599
Posted By jspringator
My ST came with a Corbin. I added a Sheepskin...

My ST came with a Corbin. I added a Sheepskin pad and it helped for long distances. I wouldn't call it comfortable, but something other than your butt makes you want to take a break.

I want a...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By jspringator
Anyone transport 4 bikes on large Uhaul car trailer?

I'm trying to plan a southern Florida trip next Christmas.

Some of the larger Uhaul car trailers look like it would be possible to transport 4 large motorcycles. Has anyone done this?

This is...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,345
Posted By jspringator
The new 300 is such a superior bike, it may be...

The new 300 is such a superior bike, it may be worth the premium; and this is from someone who NEVER buys new. Plus, a new bike can be more easily and cheaply financed. The question I would be...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-11-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 23,403
Posted By jspringator
Something that would let me be able to find it.

Something that would let me be able to find it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-11-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 23,403
Posted By jspringator
Can you offer a hint on the tag?

Can you offer a hint on the tag?
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,118,202
Posted By jspringator
I love that Bigdog utube. I never take anything...

I love that Bigdog utube. I never take anything made out of cotton anymore!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-27-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,071
Posted By jspringator
I've got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (7") that I am...

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (7") that I am going to try to press into GPS duty. I bought GPS CoPilot maps. The route is adjustable via touch screen. I bought one of those touchscreen pens that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,050
Posted By jspringator
Helebars will get you that riding position on an...

Helebars will get you that riding position on an St1100, but that bike needs a windshield! I think it looks OK. Wasn't there a bike like that a few years ago that was discontinued?
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 255,050
Posted By jspringator
Don't be afraid to consider a later ST1100 with...

Don't be afraid to consider a later ST1100 with ABS. They are quite a bit cheaper. Some people like them better.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,206
Posted By jspringator
This site is a great resource. ...

This site is a great resource.

http://www.xt225.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=cfrm
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