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Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10,650
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Posted By fiep
:huh I do not want a header for my XR500 I...

:huh

I do not want a header for my XR500
I need a heat shield or a bigger header for my dual carb XR600
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10,650
Views: 1,466,283
Posted By fiep
am back! I mean I am back on an XR600 86 ...

am back!
I mean I am back on an XR600

86
very little abuse, had it restored to good original condition
sitting in my basement between a bunch of restored 250s
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
anybody know if the Dakar shock will fit? thanks

anybody know if the Dakar shock will fit?
thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
that looks adventurous 84 should be dual...

that looks adventurous

84 should be dual carbs, correct?
this looks like a single carb, correct, too?

you mind telling us about the how and why?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
well, I do have a 'tao for sale because it is...

well,
I do have a 'tao
for sale because it is too heavy for me to be happy
but then again,
if 47 is 'old' :huh
I guess it is OK for a very old, short female to call the 'tao heavy

as for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
wonderful how come you guys always think height...

wonderful
how come you guys always think height describes leg length?
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,994
Posted By fiep
that is a first step in the right direction and...

that is a first step in the right direction
and I take it you always did ride your bike home on wheels
not on the bed of a truck?


a normal year for my every-day-bike would be about 20'mi
so...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,994
Posted By fiep
so do the G650s what they did not mention, ...

so do the G650s
what they did not mention,
that it is a real challenge putting 10'Km on a Challenge
because it spends twice as much time at the dealers than in your garage
happened with only 2...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,994
Posted By fiep
a little more detailed, please

a little more detailed, please
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18,997
Views: 2,108,994
Posted By fiep
After reading 39 pages on the 2014 690 I now know...

After reading 39 pages on the 2014 690 I now know about everything that changed from the 2013
but
the last KTM I came close to was the 84 LC4
so hell I have no idea about the 2013 690
or the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
thanks for the input this bike has never...

thanks for the input

this bike has never seen any off road,
not dropped, no scratches, no salty roads ...
was supposed to replace a Dakar and failed to make me happy
that said,
I'm selling,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
what is the going price for an unmolested Sertao,...

what is the going price for an unmolested Sertao, 10ish-000 miles?

thanks
fiep
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
you guys are pat...c my 98 XR250 has a custom...

you guys are pat...c
my 98 XR250 has a custom baffle from a piece of waterpipe and some material cut from the lid of a 55gal drum
we made 4 or 5 different inserts to test
and at some point more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
brrr - slowly - me apologize you already...

brrr - slowly - me apologize
you already determined me non-native
did not understand -

OK, the Cobra, the bike came with bolted on back there
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
not the/a stock muffler

not the/a stock muffler
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
to me - yes can you please tell my 'L'? it...

to me - yes

can you please tell my 'L'?
it does not seem to understand :cry
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
ever worked in a kitchen? more is not always...

ever worked in a kitchen?
more is not always better
if you NEED more power, why not get the big sister?
and if you ony want to try a different carb because of the starting issues,
why use one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
why a 34? it will not fit as plug'n'play need...

why a 34? it will not fit as plug'n'play
need boots

I had a 98 280 with the same bad starting manners, especially warm, with everything in spec and clean, and happened upon a 28 Mikuni flat slide...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
does 94 qualify? so my answer is no it does not...

does 94 qualify?
so my answer is no it does not fit
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
sorry, did not help as is, I have R headpipes...

sorry, did not help
as is, I have R headpipes mounted, couldn't even try to use the R-muffler without, but the top mount is even behind where the seat bolts on
so the muffler is to long
I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
anybody can tell me the differnce between XR-R...

anybody can tell me the differnce between XR-R and XR-L muffler?
no guesswork, facts please
fact is the year appropriate R-muffler's top mount is 5 inches too far back
and I do not have an...
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 80,036
Posted By fiep
sch...ooot CX500 are somewhat rare here ...

sch...ooot

CX500 are somewhat rare here
but XLV750? you'd rather find a hen with fillings in her teeth

oh well,
let's wait and see what comes my way first a CX or an Ascot
and go from there
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 80,036
Posted By fiep
:eek1 whow exactly what I need have you...

:eek1 whow
exactly what I need
have you posted details somewhere?
seriously, would like to hear/read more about her
thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
if you feel the need to tell me, your 00-model...

if you feel the need to tell me, your 00-model only has one carb?
how many modelyears of twin-carbed XR250s did Honda produce since 86?

and no
I would not have ridden my 98 anywhere off the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
may I rephrase that? "those dual carbs on YOUR...

may I rephrase that?
"those dual carbs on YOUR XR , seem to have issues"

only extra issue the duals seem to have over the singles
is the tabs that hold the two carbs together break,
when people...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,108,642
Posted By fiep
what "upgrade" :huh it's stock

what "upgrade" :huh
it's stock
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
you say the dual carb models are not reliable, ...

you say the dual carb models are not reliable,
but the single carbs are?
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
sure it is no problem sell dual carb bike,...

sure it is
no problem
sell dual carb bike, buy single carb bike
that easy!

one of the little problems is your shock being in the way
now your linkage and swingarm don't fit
air box, intake +...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
mysterious #5 belongs in a 84/85 head cover ...

mysterious #5
belongs in a 84/85 head cover
12345-KK0-000 don't think this is a valid part number?
CAP, CYL HD HOLE
and according to Service Honda "NLA"

what does this plug do?
from the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
I am in need of an exhaust muffler and header...

I am in need of an exhaust
muffler and header would be great,
just a muffler might do
to get my 93 project back on the trail

the usual problem
I am not only cheap, but poor
meaning I only...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
am in need of some of the parts most everybody...

am in need of some of the parts most everybody unbolts from theis XRs

looking for pre96 head light + cowling, tail light and tool pack

plus plastics for redskins,
have an 84, 85 and 86 project...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
a random dealer I am too lazy to compare...

a random dealer
I am too lazy to compare numbers,
you might find the answer to at least one of your questions, if you do

http://www.motosport.com/dirtbike/oem-parts/HONDA/1996/XR250R/HEADLIGHT...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
nope, I don't not for NX XR, yes, sure ...

nope, I don't
not for NX
XR, yes, sure

maybe I'll check first
and order once I can determine if I need

but thanks,
I fear you overestimate my qualities as a mechanic
so I am greateful...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
fuel pump? one isolated case or more defective...

fuel pump?
one isolated case or more defective ones out there?
I know of 3 in Germany


issues like leaking brake fluid reservoirs
leaking coolant hoses
oil leaks from head gaskets
someone...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
obviously no chaffing issue or - I hope - they...

obviously no chaffing issue
or - I hope - they would have replaced that part of the wiring harness,
the Beemer dealer does not fix things, he replaces
all they did was replace battery and fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
http://www.smilies.4-user.de/include/Frech/smilie_...

http://www.smilies.4-user.de/include/Frech/smilie_frech_007.gif


worn out needle , needle jet
Düsennadel, Nadelstock
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
out of the blue enging died due to a low voltage...

out of the blue enging died due to a low voltage readout
according to the dealer the battery was low on fluid,
- guess 90 minutes of trying to start the bike in the middle of nowhere
pretty much...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,108,642
Posted By fiep
mmm, do you have any idea, why my XR250LC is such...

mmm, do you have any idea, why my XR250LC is such a weird gas guzzler?
stock NX engine with NX carb and NX header
only thing that changed is that the header got a 6" extention
and the muffler is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 359,279
Posted By fiep
guess you wanted to say 'speedo gear' I'll...

guess you wanted to say 'speedo gear'

I'll take either one of your XRs in a heartbeat


mmm, do you have any idea, why my XR250LC is such a weird gas guzzler?
stock NX engine with NX carb and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 965,409
Posted By fiep
not negative just NOT a fan of noise and...

not negative
just NOT a fan of noise

and after being stranded twice in one week
I do no longer trust the 'tao
it will have to go
for my peace of mind
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