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Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
No, my stock L front wheel had a larger (270mm)...

No, my stock L front wheel had a larger (270mm) rotor on it when I got the bike, along with the bracket. It just so happened that when I converted the Honda F1 600 front wheel, it had the same sized...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
CRF front wheel (X or R) fits with no problem,...

CRF front wheel (X or R) fits with no problem, same sized axle. You will have to use a caliper bracket to make the larger CRF rotor fit.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
As Steve said, yes!

As Steve said, yes!
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Option for USD conversion

Just saw these in the flea market:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023201

These are the forks I have on my bike. Conversion is similar to the CRF forks, but these are a ton better....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
No requirements....I'll mail it out this...

No requirements....I'll mail it out this afternoon!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Yes....want it?

Yes....want it?
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Ha! He just went up to 20.00 for the last one. ...

Ha! He just went up to 20.00 for the last one. Got mine at 5.00, yours at 8.00 Steve....still a bargain with all the plumbing at 20.00!
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Oil Separator

Anyone looking for an oil separator, there are two on Ebay right now for $5.00 + shipping.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
T-Shirts

I've had a request for T shirts in 50/50 material rather than 100% cotton. So, I'm getting ready to order some in 50/50.
If anyone is interested, please let me know what size you want. Decal will...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Oh, I think it would have sold well here when it...

Oh, I think it would have sold well here when it first came out in the 80s, but since the Transalp was here, Honda didn't want to hurt those sales. I agree, I think the XRV would sell well here just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
8"

8"
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 03:25 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
And like the previous models, they probably will...

And like the previous models, they probably will not bring it to the US. I had an 89, and regret everyday having sold it!
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
I have an 84 XR500R, dual carbed engine that fits...

I have an 84 XR500R, dual carbed engine that fits fine in the stock L frame. So, sure the L engine would fit the 83 frame.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
FCR carb spacer

Or you can order from Cycle Wizard the carb spacer he makes, which fits between the intake manifold and head, moving the carb backward so that it fits correctly into both the manifold and air box...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 03:45 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Two

Good ride report on the Suches area of Ga. Been going there for over 30 years....Plenty of really nice FS roads, just be aware to respect the speed signs in areas where they are posted.

On...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Polo and T- shirts

Still have some shirts left.

Polos: 3 L and 3 XL

http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz235/RHerringt/Shirts%20and%20decals/Poloshirt_zpsf8162a29.jpg



T's: 3 L (decal front and back)
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Really??

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-Honda-Part-OEM-23491-MW2-780-NX-Dominator-Fifth-5th-Gear-for-XR650L-/141414894901?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item20ecfc0d35&vxp=mtr
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
How about 88-89 CBR 600 F1 "Hurricane" wheels?...

How about 88-89 CBR 600 F1 "Hurricane" wheels? There are some mods that have to be made, more to the rear than front, and different caliper brackets have to be used, but it works.

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Putting holes in the decals is what I have been...

Putting holes in the decals is what I have been recommending every one do if putting the decals on an unsealed plastic tank. I did my first set with a pin...putting all those holes in took forever. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
American Eagle XRL

A couple of months ago, I posted that I was starting a new XRL project, using an American Eagle frame, which was made in England in the mid 60s and early 70s. They were first imported to the US in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
[QUOTE=alvincullumyork;24681220]If I remember...

[QUOTE=alvincullumyork;24681220]If I remember correctly OlderSlowerGuy was running a 16 without a case guard but that was a XR650L motor in a different frame setup for a race track and it was digging...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
That would be nice, but by the time the Vapor...

That would be nice, but by the time the Vapor indicates there is a heat problem caused by no oil to the head, the damage is already done. But it is nice to have this, so to compare the head temp...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz235/RHerringt...

http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz235/RHerringt/XRL736Hawk/10.jpg




Yes, it is the heat sensor for a Trail Tech Vapor....actually gives head temp. rather than oil temp.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:29 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Another leaking intake solution!

http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz235/RHerringt/XRL736Hawk/10.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Once you get the old one out, go to a auto parts...

Once you get the old one out, go to a auto parts store and buy a 6mm exhaust stud.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Caswell tank sealer

Caswell has a 40% discount on their tank sealers until 06/30.

http://www.caswellplating.com/restoration-aids/epoxy-gas-tank-sealer.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
<TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%"...

<TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=alt2 style="BORDER-TOP: 1px inset; BORDER-RIGHT: 1px inset; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px inset; BORDER-LEFT: 1px inset">Originally...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Your next off-road bike?

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/pn_5dMHsCPE?autoplay=1&hd=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&start=14&end=178
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
It works well. I did my Clarke 4.7 and have had...

It works well. I did my Clarke 4.7 and have had no problems since. Also used it on vintage road race bikes with custom made fiberglass tanks. Never had any problems!...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
They are yours!

They are yours!
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Free!!!!

Now that winter is over, I was doing some shop cleaning today, and ran across a set of brand new, never mounted, Hot Grips ( www.hotgrips.com (http://www.hotgrips.com) ). It is kit # 401, 5.20"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
**************************************************...

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We are talking about fitting the CBR wheel to the stock L forks. 20mm to 17mm axle. If you were...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
First, I have no experience with the CRF230m...

First, I have no experience with the CRF230m speedo drive. Having said that, I don't think the CRF speedo drive will fit in the CBR hub, but I'm not 100% positive of that. Secondly, the CBR hub...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
That is because I've made two sets of these...

That is because I've made two sets of these wheels. As stated above, use 88-89 Honda CBR 600 F1 Hurricane wheels, at least for the rear. It is more narrow than the later 600 wheels, requires less...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
If you use the F1, Hurricane rear wheel, it will...

If you use the F1, Hurricane rear wheel, it will fit in the swingarm without having to weld the cush drive to the hub, and will have full use of the cush drive.

[QUOTE=nic579;24273982] I wont...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Want to BORROW!

I mentioned a few days ago about starting a new bike project using an American Eagle frame, made in England in the late 60s and early 70s, and a big Honda single. My first thoughts were to use a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
You usually can find the headpipes on Ebay. I'm...

You usually can find the headpipes on Ebay. I'm starting a new project XRL (how many of you remember the old 70s American Eagle dirt bikes? That's the frame I'm using) and am going to try duals on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
Anyone else see this?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=976706
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Olderslowerguy
And mine!

http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz235/RHerringt/XRL650/IMG_7641_zps349618c4.jpg
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