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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 208,611
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Drive down the parkway really really fast, and I...

Drive down the parkway really really fast, and I bet you can get a trooper to come look at the bike. :D:D

I'd call around to the DMVs and see what they say. I've had no trouble getting DMV people...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 208,611
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Gotcha. I saw where some ran into that issue. I...

Gotcha. I saw where some ran into that issue. I plan on getting the baja design dual sport kit. I already sent the paper work in. If it comes back, I guess I'll just have to order it a little earlier.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 208,611
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Just sent in my form, bill of sale, and check....

Just sent in my form, bill of sale, and check. Fingers crossed it goes through.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Yea, I've never been able to get both in without...

Yea, I've never been able to get both in without spilling a lot everywhere. It always seems to overflow unless you start to put in only a drop every minute. This is on my old XR650R, and my XR250R. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Gotta tell you guys, this XR400 I just picked up...

Gotta tell you guys, this XR400 I just picked up is the easiest bike to start. The previous owner really dialed in that Mikuni. Gas on, two pumps, typical TDC and decomp lever action, then first kick...
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By SpeedoJosh
My AC was leaking last week. Poured a couple cups...

My AC was leaking last week. Poured a couple cups of bleach down the drain, and hasn't leaked since.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Ankle braces. Who wears them, and what brand?

Before I begin, I know a good boot is the preferred method. I do have a pair of Alpine Stars for pure dirt riding that have saved my ankle when I went off course a bit, hit a tree, and had my foot...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-13-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 2,108,525
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Who runs the best MSF course in the area? The...

Who runs the best MSF course in the area? The lady wants to learn to ride, and I think the XR250 will be perfect. Instead of me trying to be a know-it-all, I'd rather her go to the course and be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone have a spare taillight/brake light laying...

Anyone have a spare taillight/brake light laying around?

Just bought a 1998 and the taillight is busted. There is a plug under the seat that I imagine is stock. Figured I would ask if anyone had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 208,611
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Ok, on section 9, I can't type any info, but...

Ok, on section 9, I can't type any info, but isn't that where I fill-in the registration price, and the tax, then total it at the bottom? I plan on just printing out and handwriting it, but want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Well, drove to go check out the bike. Meet...

Well, drove to go check out the bike. Meet DrLewalls twin brother. The XR is clean! Farkles include bars, levers, bark busters, seat, protective fins, FMF adjustable exhaust, and the mikuni. Bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I was moving and only had room for one bike....

I was moving and only had room for one bike. Clean 250r are harder to find then the 650s. Plus it was a little too big/heavy for my liking.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Going to look at a 98 today. Looks clean and well...

Going to look at a 98 today. Looks clean and well farkled. Has a mikuni, so we'll see if it's a one-two kicker.

Anything special about the 98s to look for?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 208,611
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anybody had an issue with titling a 1998 bike. I...

Anybody had an issue with titling a 1998 bike. I know it meets the 15 year mark, just seems most go this route since the bike is under the CC requirement.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By SpeedoJosh
$$$ Anyone heading to Florida with bed space??? $$$$$

Anyone heading to Florida anytime soon? Looking at a bike out near Phoenix and before I check with uship, figured I would see if an inmate is heading that way with some bed space.

If interested,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 208,611
Posted By SpeedoJosh
This put the cake in the oven: ...

This put the cake in the oven:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16748992#post16748992

This probably was the icing on the cake:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Not sure what you mean by late model, but I know...

Not sure what you mean by late model, but I know for a fact that a 2000+ XR400 seat will fit a 2000+ XR250R. I also know that an XR650R seat will not fit.
Currently running an XR400 seat on my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Whats gear setup would you guys recommend for me?...

Whats gear setup would you guys recommend for me? Looking to go a faster on the road. The trails around here aren't really technical, so I have wiggly room.
Currently running stock gears, and when...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 2,108,525
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone here drive a Tacoma 2005+? I have a Bestop...

Anyone here drive a Tacoma 2005+? I have a Bestop Supertop for a 6' bed I'm going to be listing in the classifieds. Figured I would give the local crowd first dibs. Can get pics on request.

Video...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5,846
Views: 433,371
Posted By SpeedoJosh
200cc Suzuki up for sale right down the road from...

200cc Suzuki up for sale right down the road from me.

http://pensacola.craigslist.org/mcd/4481253163.html
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Edelbrock Pumper carb. Two twist of the...

Edelbrock Pumper carb.
Two twist of the throttle. Cycle through kickstart until TDC. Pull in decomp and push the kickstart lever down a hair, let kickstart lever return to top, and kick.

If it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Wrong thread. Us 250 guys rely on the air. :D

Wrong thread. Us 250 guys rely on the air. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I expect a some surface rust, but how bad is it...

I expect a some surface rust, but how bad is it going to be on a 2010 truck? Is the frame going to pitted, or have holes?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Thanks. Sent him a message, waiting for a word...

Thanks. Sent him a message, waiting for a word back. Anyone else in the area available if he isn't?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Minneapolis/Cedar area. Need help with used car.

So I'm looking at a truck to do a fly and drive back to Florida. Just worried about not being able to see it before I fly up there. I've always heard horror stories about northern states, salt, and...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 85,228
Posted By SpeedoJosh
$20 for a pair of Wranglers. Wore them for...

$20 for a pair of Wranglers. Wore them for multiple days of riding without issue.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I believe that bike was in the classifieds here a...

I believe that bike was in the classifieds here a little while back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I think he's across the pond. Bike prices are a...

I think he's across the pond. Bike prices are a bit more there.


For the question of DRZ or XR. If the XR is fairly priced then buy it. Ride it. If you don't like it you can sell it and get the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
:D:D Wonder if that's an XR'sOnly kit. ...

:D:D Wonder if that's an XR'sOnly kit.


Nice looking bike. Wish I had neighbors like you, then I could stop scanning CL daily.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I'd put most emphasis on comfort, then...

I'd put most emphasis on comfort, then protection, then style. Others might flip flop protection with comfort.

Doesn't matter how cool it looks if it is uncomfortable as shit. Leave the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Ohhh. Those are nice.

Ohhh. Those are nice.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Gotcha. Thanks :freaky

Gotcha. Thanks :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1149/15581/Tus...

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1149/15581/Tusk-Fender-Pack?term=xr250r%20fender%20bag

This?
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Where do you get those bags on the rear fender?...

Where do you get those bags on the rear fender? Been looking for one.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,549,041
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Couldn't you tape a couple pencils or pens...

Couldn't you tape a couple pencils or pens together and get same outcome?
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,858
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Did you stick to the main road mostly? I found it...

Did you stick to the main road mostly? I found it not bad as well. A couple of those parts we got some good speeds going it was so smooth. We went on some of those side tracks though to where the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Did you figure out how to kick it? Cycle...

Did you figure out how to kick it?

Cycle through until you get to TDC (resistance), pull in decomp, push it ever so slightly past TDC, release decomp, let kickstart lever return to top, then give...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,858
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Some of those pics look familiar (see RR in sig)....

Some of those pics look familiar (see RR in sig). Do you happen to have a map out of your trip. Would be interested to see what dirt roads you took down to the Keys.

How'd the 610 handle in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21,749
Views: 2,583,883
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I'd assume if overfilled it'd come out of...

I'd assume if overfilled it'd come out of whichever seal it busted first. Maybe that one was the weakest one.

I'd try draining all oil, checking gasket in that area, tightening everything back up,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,179
Views: 334,674
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Did you double check the decomp adjustment? Maybe...

Did you double check the decomp adjustment? Maybe too tight, mimicking being held in, which would feel like no compression.
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