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Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By ignatz72
And if you're dead set on balancing the wheel...

And if you're dead set on balancing the wheel with weight, try Dynabeads instead. I used them with the Motion Pro light locks on my ex-650L and this combo worked great. I use Dynabeads in all my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By ignatz72
Now realizing the original post is a year old,...

Now realizing the original post is a year old, has anyone else found an alternate source for the pictured light style?

PM me if you don't want to give away your secrets to the masses, but I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By ignatz72
Suz1100, Where did you source this? I've found...

Suz1100,
Where did you source this? I've found the same item NLA from Wheeling Cycle Supply and Vancouver Supermoto...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,703
Posted By ignatz72
What unit is the LED tail/turn/running light? ...

What unit is the LED tail/turn/running light? I've been hunting for the Wheeling Cycle Supply unit (no longer for sale) and found a similar one at Vancouver SuperMoto but they are out of stock. I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By ignatz72
Well, darn, I like the looks of the trailer but...

Well, darn, I like the looks of the trailer but being made in Italy does me no good. :( Tapatalk on the phone prevented me from seeing you were Italian...

Have fun on the new bike and the return...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20,612
Views: 2,377,256
Posted By ignatz72
Here's a Youtube 3-part series showing it done. ...

Here's a Youtube 3-part series showing it done. Use grease on the taps and drill bit if you are super worried, but the down tube screen and the crankcase screen should catch the largest of the swarf...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By ignatz72
Nice bike, looks low hours... But I'd love to...

Nice bike, looks low hours... But I'd love to know more about the trailer! What brand is that?
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20,612
Views: 2,377,256
Posted By ignatz72
XR650R Thread!

Skolios,

Probably the Braking wave rotor, since Braking was a team sponsor.

You can find them at motorcycle superstore or bike bandit.

I've considered one for the rear.

(Tapatalk refused...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By ignatz72
Try hooking up two of the old incandescent...

Try hooking up two of the old incandescent signals in the front and if everything works then, your flasher relay is to blame. I tried this on an XR650Land got funny results with a generic...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,983
Posted By ignatz72
This here M1nsk looks pretty sweet....

Remember though, in Russia you don't ride motorbike; motorbike ride YOU!
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By ignatz72
TKC80 front worked well with a D606 rear on my...

TKC80 front worked well with a D606 rear on my prior L. I'd use the same again but looking to Desert ITs for my 650R.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,167
Posted By ignatz72
Help starting XR650R. Stockton CA

You may also want to buy genuine Keihin mains and pilot. Aftermarket jets usually run rich and the jet numbers don't follow Keihin's.

I had all kinds of trouble tuning an L w/ a Dynojet kit until...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,167
Posted By ignatz72
Help starting XR650R. Stockton CA

Mine was fouling plugs @ 175/68s so I rebuilt the carb w/ a new needle (b53e) and seat, 3rd clip, new fuel mix set, float needle, and 172 main. I also adjusted the float level until it stopped...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By ignatz72
Good job! But you may want to put this...

Good job!

But you may want to put this result in the original thread so that the problem and solution are in the same spot for future readers who have the same problem.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By ignatz72
Flush them with white vinegar and distilled...

Flush them with white vinegar and distilled water, much cheaper than coolant or other "flush" chemicals...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20,612
Views: 2,377,256
Posted By ignatz72
87ft-lb=117N-m

87ft-lb=117N-m
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,167
Posted By ignatz72
Help starting XR650R. Stockton CA

I'd certainly replace the unknown fuel with new fuel, then also check the idle speed control knob.

I about kicked myself into early retirement after a carb rebuild because I mis-adjusted the...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
Long time no LED

So I've been away from this thread for a bit since the GS has everything it needs and has been performing flawlessly (LED mods included), and I recently upgraded my XR650L to a 650R and that prep up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By ignatz72
Yep, buy it if you want it. I just sold a...

Yep, buy it if you want it. I just sold a well-appointed and tuned '04 with 13,000 on it for $3400, so $2k is a good price.

Clean it, tune it, and start buying stuff for it with the leftover $$$!
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By ignatz72
XR650R Carb Vent Line Routing

Otherwise known as the OCTOPUS (in my mind at least).

I'm rehabbing my new-to-me 2003 XRR and want to make sure that I haven't put the vent lines back on wrong... I'll be taking the carb off...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
The info is way back in this thread, but it is...

The info is way back in this thread, but it is the Kisan SM-6 that you want for no hassle, plug-and-play LED conversion (with other added features).
...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
I guess the inmate was Robert/wirewrkr? Didn't...

I guess the inmate was Robert/wirewrkr? Didn't know he sold reflective stickers back when.

But I would caution against NAPA/Autozone/O'Reilly's/etc. so-called LED flashers. I bought two...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
Nice red keister H-grrl! Can't argue with the...

Nice red keister H-grrl! Can't argue with the result, zip ties or not...

When you say your signals are weak, I'm guessing you mean by comparison?

Never been around an ST, so I'm not sure what...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By ignatz72
Maxbmw.com - great fiche to help you find parts,...

Maxbmw.com - great fiche to help you find parts, and very helpful, knowledgeable parts staff if you need to speak to a human.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,650
Posted By ignatz72
I've used a PC-925L in both an 83 RT and a 93 GS,...

I've used a PC-925L in both an 83 RT and a 93 GS, and it's a fine battery.

If you rule out a parasitic drain or bad charging issue as mentioned above and still want a larger capacity battery,...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
The part I referenced in post #246 ...

The part I referenced in post #246 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20530760&postcount=246)is a BMW part number, not a Kisan part.

But whatever works for you! I found the shorting...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,268
Posted By ignatz72
Rolling Rock, duh. :D

Rolling Rock, duh. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
Spencer, I am far from a guru, since I just...

Spencer,

I am far from a guru, since I just buy stuff and figure out how to make it work...

But on the subject of LED flasher relays, I bought one at a local Autozone that was supposedly LED...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 45,582
Posted By ignatz72
WTF, it's not purple anymore?!? And I really...

WTF, it's not purple anymore?!?

And I really can't say what's compelling me to say this but the wheels look like they could use a set of dice valve stem caps.

Looks good for a non-purple...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,996
Posted By ignatz72
Is this the first oil thread of this winter...

Is this the first oil thread of this winter season? Took a while didn't it?

But I don't have a dog in this fight, since I just use BMW 20w50, but I thought the ratings for motorcycles were...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
You'll have to redo the short procedure any time...

You'll have to redo the short procedure any time the SM-6 is reset, like if your battery dies or gets removed, or if the relay is removed from the bike.
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,691
Posted By ignatz72
Fixed. :D

Fixed. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By ignatz72
Yep, thanks Disston for the detective work - it...

Yep, thanks Disston for the detective work - it appears that AdBlock in Chrome causes the same problem.

I wonder if this is a change on ADV's side? Like they block logging in for anyone with...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,509
Posted By ignatz72
There's a way to short the signaling pin on the...

There's a way to short the signaling pin on the Kisan to do what the flasher switch would.

I'll have to dig up the pinout diagram that Andy from Kisan sent me.

But the hazard flasher dash...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By ignatz72
I used to be a firefox guy, but lately Crome...

I used to be a firefox guy, but lately Crome seems to be much more stable and forgiving, compatibility-wise.

The trouble with a rapid development process (releases every 6 weeks) means that a...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By ignatz72
When was the last time a fresh, NEW crush washer...

When was the last time a fresh, NEW crush washer was used on the fill bolt? I'd bet a few fills ago...

*edit* just noticed it looks like the breather is puking too, you sure it's not overfilled? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,838
Posted By ignatz72
A Kisan Signal Minder flasher replacement offers...

A Kisan Signal Minder flasher replacement offers a "brake flash" function automatically which flashes the turn signals when the brake light comes on. The blink rate decays exponentially until the...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By ignatz72
You still haven't mentioned testing or replacing...

You still haven't mentioned testing or replacing the rotor. This very well could be a rotor issue.

Also, you did some work with the brushes, but did you de-burnish the slip rings with emory cloth...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 36,331
Posted By ignatz72
It's definitely nice work shoehorning all that...

It's definitely nice work shoehorning all that into a BMW frame. But if it gets 83mpg, wouldn't the original tank get you over 400 miles?

Maybe the other tanks are for the bio-D.

With no...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 36,331
Posted By ignatz72
Maybe it would go faster if it didn't have 13...

Maybe it would go faster if it didn't have 13 fuel tanks strapped to it...
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