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Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
If I remember correctly, I got about 120 miles on...

If I remember correctly, I got about 120 miles on the stock tank before I hit reserve. I believe it was around 2.3 gallons or so. My XT has a Clarke 4gal tank (about $200 on eBay) and I now get...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
The stock shock works fine and is on the bike. ...

The stock shock works fine and is on the bike.

If you're talking about a shock/spring combo, there aren't any aftermarket options for the rear of the XT350, that I know of. I bought a stock rear...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
XT350 for sale in Portand, OR area

Hey all. I'm selling my trusty XT350. She's a '92 with 10k on the clock.

I bought this bike in early summer of 2012 with 3k on it from the original owner, an 86 year old man who could no longer...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Haha! Right on the money about the vent tube,...

Haha! Right on the money about the vent tube, Greattdog. Went to work on the bike and it was running right as rain. I remembered about your post, and also how bad it was raining the day I was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Bike started running rough while riding about...

Bike started running rough while riding about sixty miles an hour, as if she was running out of gas. I flipped over to reserve, which seemed to help things, but I still had half a tank of gas. I...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Indiesol
Thanks all. Just wanted you guys to know I got...

Thanks all. Just wanted you guys to know I got it nailed down using your help.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
My bike is a '92. The shock came off an '89. I...

My bike is a '92. The shock came off an '89. I looked at the microfiche for years '85, '89 and '92 and all use the same part number rear shock assembly (at least, according to BikeBandit).

Re:...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
I mounted my Hypercoil spring to the donor shock...

I mounted my Hypercoil spring to the donor shock I picked up off eBay. Hopefully I'll have it installed tomorrow.

http://imageshack.us/a/img846/5379/hypercoil.jpg

Here's a quick mockup of my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Looking for a primary/secondary carb set. If...

Looking for a primary/secondary carb set. If anyone has one, please send me a message.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
I finally picked up a donor rear shock for my XT...

I finally picked up a donor rear shock for my XT yesterday. $38.24 shipped and it looks to be in pretty good condition.

My plan is to swap the stock spring on the donor shock for a Hypercoil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Anyone have any pictures of their handlebar...

Anyone have any pictures of their handlebar setup? Anyone running electrical to a GPS or iPhone charger or anything? I'm going the lightweight adventure route with mine. Thinking about replacing...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,621,044
Posted By Indiesol
Hi all. Just wanted to introduce myself. I've...

Hi all. Just wanted to introduce myself. I've been lurking on the thumper and airhead boards for a while now. Currently ride a BMW R100 and a Yamaha XT350 dual sport and live in Vancouver. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 04:52 PM
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Views: 2,270,919
Posted By Indiesol
This thread rules.

This thread rules.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
I like them too. I believe the only one...

I like them too. I believe the only one available for the XT350 is the 4 gal like I have, but I've gone 220 miles on it before filling up and there was still some fuel left in the tank. Man I love...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Greatdog is right, it's a Clarke tank, so I...

Greatdog is right, it's a Clarke tank, so I didn't really expect it to fit perfectly. It really doesn't bother me at all, so I'm not going to sweat it.

Re: the shock, my understanding is that the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Took the bike to work this morning. First real...

Took the bike to work this morning. First real ride on the 520 chain conversion. 14 front and 40 rear sprockets are pretty close to identical in gearing to the factory. The engine is a bit over...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
They're called LED purposed flashers in this neck...

They're called LED purposed flashers in this neck of the woods. Same idea, just less draw required to trigger the flash.

Love the bike. Everything about it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Thought I'd post a pic of my '92 after getting...

Thought I'd post a pic of my '92 after getting rid of all the pink and teal. Buttoning up from converting the chain to a 520. Also, I'm looking for a stock rear shock that'll fit a '92. If anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Get an imageshack or photobucket account? Once...

Get an imageshack or photobucket account? Once you upload the pictures to one of those you can then put the address of each picture in here by clicking the picture icon above your advrider text...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
All the '90s era teal and pink are gone...... ...

All the '90s era teal and pink are gone......

http://imageshack.us/a/img837/2131/seatcover.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Indiesol
Thanks to both of you for your input, and hey...

Thanks to both of you for your input, and hey Spokes! I really value your opinion, so I find it interesting that you thought it a strange way to adjust the idle mixture. The Bing manual came very...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,522
Posted By Indiesol
East High - Does it have brown grips? I think I...

East High - Does it have brown grips? I think I might know the bike you're talking about....
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,522
Posted By Indiesol
E. Vancouver, WA. Saw an Airhead pulling into a...

E. Vancouver, WA. Saw an Airhead pulling into a driveway on 155th Ave. Not sure if he lived there or not, but if so, hope to see you out riding again soon, taking advantage of this lovely Fall...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 139,354
Posted By Indiesol
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Indiesol
R100 tuning

I recently rebuilt the carbs on my '81 R100. I used Bing repair kits, watched the DVD during the rebuild and used the Bing manual and a homemade manometer to sync and adjust. Needles are at...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
I'd love to see some pics of this...

I'd love to see some pics of this...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
She's coming along. I'm pretty happy with the...

She's coming along. I'm pretty happy with the CycleRacks rear rack, and with the Clarke 4 gal tank I've confirmed range of up to 220 miles (with some gas still in the tank). 520 chain conversion...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Here's one... ...

Here's one...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Manual-Cam-Chain-Tensioner-Yamaha-XT-TT-BW-225-250-350-/250823179911?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item3a6639fe87#ht_2874wt_910

I had a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Here's the XT I picked up last weekend for a...

Here's the XT I picked up last weekend for a grand. It's a '92 with 3700 miles on it. I bought it from the original owner, an old man who bought him and his wife dual sports new in '93 (hers was an...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,838
Views: 686,783
Posted By Indiesol
Hello! Just pulled the trigger on a '92 XT350...

Hello! Just pulled the trigger on a '92 XT350 from an old man who can't ride anymore. All stock, only 3000 miles and runs pretty well. I was able to blast around his property a bit, and aside from...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Indiesol
Funny you should mention it, Miles. I ordered a...

Funny you should mention it, Miles. I ordered a few yesterday, along with some spare oil drain plug washers. I wasn' t worried about it. I've put plenty of miles on the bike and it doesn't use oil...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Indiesol
Thanks for the information. I've already been to...

Thanks for the information. I've already been to a local Airhead tech day (thanks again to Spokes for his help with my charging system), going to another one next month, and have given the bike a...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Indiesol
A hole

I've been loving this bike.

There is a hole just to the front of where the air intake hose meets up with the engine, right by the carb. I've been told there should be some type of a freeze plug...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Indiesol
I apologize for the delayed response. Things...

I apologize for the delayed response. Things have been a bit crazy at work and I haven't had much spare time. Thanks everyone for your advice. I'll do some tinkering per recommendations and see if...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Indiesol
Purely hypothetical, of course

But if a guy was going to install a set of Dunstall replica mufflers on his otherwise stock 1981 R100T, would he be well advised to adjust clip position on the needle, or perhaps even rejet? Lets...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,806
Posted By Indiesol
Welcome! Cool bike. I wish I could offer more...

Welcome! Cool bike. I wish I could offer more than encouragement, but being new to airheads myself, I can only say you're not alone!
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By Indiesol
Thanks for filling in the blanks, Spokes. I was...

Thanks for filling in the blanks, Spokes. I was just coming on here to do that, as I realized I didn't really post what the problem was. And, of course, to read about the plight of others.

And...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By Indiesol
Spokes, thanks again for all your help today. ...

Spokes, thanks again for all your help today. The charge light's still working, but even if it fails again, it's awesome that I know where to look first. I learned a lot today. First and foremost...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By Indiesol
The results were really all over the place. I...

The results were really all over the place. I attributed this to the leads sliding across the slip rings which have the aforementioned black rings wrapped around them. If I remember correctly, the...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By Indiesol
I love tech days, Spokes. Would you mind sending...

I love tech days, Spokes. Would you mind sending me a PM with the whens and wheres? I should probably be able to make it, but I'll have to ride out. I'll just bring my trickle charger as...
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