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Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:11 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
If you go for the 2013, maybe ask the dealer to...

If you go for the 2013, maybe ask the dealer to change the oil for you before delivery (or do it yourself to be sure). My clutch blew after my first ride, I always wonder if it was because the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:52 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
There's some basic tuning advice on the jets r us...

There's some basic tuning advice on the jets r us site.
http://www.jetsrus.com/FAQs/FAQ_rejetting_101_how_to_rejet.htm

You could test for an overly rich main jet by running the bike briefly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:56 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I wish I had known they pieced together custom...

I wish I had known they pieced together custom jet kits. It took me forever to figure out what to try for a pilot jet. And then I sourced shims separately and purchased mains one at a time.

I have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 08:49 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Nice Pic! I've ridden a bicycle over that...

Nice Pic!

I've ridden a bicycle over that bridge a couple of times in the 5 borough bike tour. Even did it once on a tandem in 40mph wind. It's pretty hairy looking down through the steel road...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I checked the 6sigma website. They don't list a...

I checked the 6sigma website. They don't list a regular XT 250 under their list of jet kits. How did you determine the kit would fit your bike? I remember searching for one of their kits before but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,611
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Posted By HeadPoseur
The mixture screw on the XT only effects the idle...

The mixture screw on the XT only effects the idle circuit. So it ONLY effects how the bike starts and idles.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,611
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Posted By HeadPoseur
The pilot jet has no effect at 50MPH. Unless your...

The pilot jet has no effect at 50MPH. Unless your bike idles at 50MPH in gear...

The needle height effects more midrange and transition from idle. Again, probably not causing any issues at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Only every 10 minutes? Sounds like it's probably...

Only every 10 minutes? Sounds like it's probably not jetting related. Just for kicks, take out your K&N, pop in the stock filter and take your bike for a ride. Look at the difference in the opening...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I am thinking the Y is the non-California model...

I am thinking the Y is the non-California model and the YC is the Cali model. Did your bike come from the east coast?

The 2009 manual I have works for the X (non Cali) and XC (Cali) models from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
The holes are already there on the fork, you just...

The holes are already there on the fork, you just need to drill the fender. The one I used is actually an Acerbis. You gotta be careful figuring out where to drill the holes, cause the clearance with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 03:46 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I bet that tire rips it up in the dirt. ...

I bet that tire rips it up in the dirt.

Option B would be an aftermarket MX fender like an Acerbis, or a Yamaha MX fender can work. I personally wouldn't mess with fabricating brackets that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Thick skin...check. Matches my head... ...

Thick skin...check. Matches my head...

Greasy is a fair description. Actual grease may have more traction...

The POS was the result of a colder than average winter and a Friday trip to Street...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
So I am crazy AND a bastard? I resemble that...

So I am crazy AND a bastard? I resemble that comment very much.

Hey kids. I am usually over on the "where are your xt 250's" thread, but I am in Maine and have lurked your pow wow now and then....
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 04:34 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Got the mighty XT out for the first ride...

Got the mighty XT out for the first ride yesterday. We've been pounded with snow this year, and wicked cold temps, it was the first day above freezing in months....
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
That's a no on the aftermarket tanks. Many owners...

That's a no on the aftermarket tanks. Many owners have fitted Rotopax containers in some way or another to their rear racks. I have been sending 2 e-mails per year to Clark Mfg., Acerbis and IMS to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Nice rack! The bike looks like it's in...

Nice rack!

The bike looks like it's in sweet condition as well.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 08:33 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Did you do the K&N and the Dynojet at the same...

Did you do the K&N and the Dynojet at the same time?

Meaning, did you have an opportunity to run the bike with just the K&N before you remapped it?

Thanks, HP
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
It's been a while, but... Looking at the...

It's been a while, but...
Looking at the battery on the right side of the bike with the sidecover off, you will see wires going into a box to the right of the battery. To the right of that and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 12:50 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I am happy with the Delta, but I did order the...

I am happy with the Delta, but I did order the optional extra quiet tip. With the quiet tip and the DNA airbox cover, my ears are ringing really bad after a ride without earplugs. Don't know if it's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Hi, check out pages 155 and 157 of this thread,...

Hi, check out pages 155 and 157 of this thread, should be helpful.

You might want to buy some earplugs...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Perhaps it has something to do with this? Wow,...

Perhaps it has something to do with this? Wow, stopped from riding on your own farm? WTF?
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Page 154 of this thread.

Page 154 of this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:43 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
The removal of the system is discussed just 2...

The removal of the system is discussed just 2 pages back on page 167. Most folks say the bike idles and comes off idle more smoothly with the system removed.

It appears yes, it's air induction,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
You'll swear it's made from solid lead if you...

You'll swear it's made from solid lead if you hold it in your hands! That sucker aint light... If you are thinking of an upgrade, an easy way to save weight and fix your ergos at the same time if you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Boats.net is another option, for the plate or any...

Boats.net is another option, for the plate or any other parts 'ya need. The plate installs like a factory piece should, and no leaks. Every Raptor 250 has one...

Silicone caps on the airbox and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:56 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Nice job on the tail light and turn signal mod!...

Nice job on the tail light and turn signal mod! Both 'yer bikes look great!
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
You can order the block off plate and gasket for...

You can order the block off plate and gasket for a Raptor 250 (since XT and Raptor 250 engines are almost identical) then source some silicone caps for the airbox and manifold.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=95...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=956677
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 04:46 PM
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Views: 441,621
Posted By HeadPoseur
You're kinda right, but not exactly. The engines...

You're kinda right, but not exactly. The engines are nearly the same and share a ton of parts and some they do not share can be interchanged.

Sure you could not bolt a Raptor engine into an XT...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,611
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I recently added an MRA "Speedscreen" windshield...

I recently added an MRA "Speedscreen" windshield and Moose Racing Expedition top case to the XT. The wind blast at speed and lack of extra cargo capacity was getting a little old.
The windshield...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 03:18 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
I have been contacting Clake Racing, IMS and...

I have been contacting Clake Racing, IMS and Acerbis a couple of times per year to let them know I will buy an O/S gas tank if they will make one. Perhaps if we all forward them a similar request...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Here ya go... Another option is to pick up...

Here ya go...

Another option is to pick up the block off plate (4D3-1112F-00-00) and gasket (5XT-14815-00-00) from a Raptor 250 and ditch the recirc system altogether. Saves 10 oz. of weight. To...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
The mods and jetting have been going on in...

The mods and jetting have been going on in stages. I think I have had the carb in and out 4 or 5 times now. I have used the engine's performance as an indicator of an overly rich or lean condition, I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By HeadPoseur
Been away from the "internet machine" for a...

Been away from the "internet machine" for a while, sorry for the delay...

But, no headshake or wobble on my XT, at any speed. I could ride no hands at full speed if I felt the need.

I did not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 441,621
Posted By HeadPoseur
I did a 60 mile ride on some really tough trails...

I did a 60 mile ride on some really tough trails the other day, including a 100' tunnel under the roadway in a 48" tall culvert! Glad I'm not claustrophobic.

Anyhow, the recent addition of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 441,621
Posted By HeadPoseur
CloudSplitter, another option is to pick up the...

CloudSplitter, another option is to pick up the block off plate (4D3-1112F-00-00) and gasket (5XT-14815-00-00) from a Raptor 250 and ditch the recirc system altogether. Saves 10 oz. of weight. To do...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 441,621
Posted By HeadPoseur
Finally got the carbon fiber heatshield for the...

Finally got the carbon fiber heatshield for the titanium Rikizoh header. Certainly lighter than the 2 seperate stock heatshields it replaces.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,611
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Posted By HeadPoseur
The reason I suggested to just send all your gear...

The reason I suggested to just send all your gear to Cogent is that I did it the hard way;

First I took out the rear shock and tried to adjust the preload/sag, had the shock out 3 times before I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 441,621
Posted By HeadPoseur
Here it is... Planning on...

Here it is...




Planning on sourcing the carbon fiber header heatshield for the titanium header and the DNA air filter and DNA airbox lid soon.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 441,621
Posted By HeadPoseur
Check out my post from page 122 of this thread. ...

Check out my post from page 122 of this thread.

Either check out all of my posts from this site and the XT225/250 site or just call Rick from Cogent Dynamics, send him your forks and shock and he...
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