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Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Talking Online parts to Canada ?

Hey, just wondering who has bought XRR parts online and shipped to Canada ? I'm gonna need a chain, both sprockets and a rear tire at least (BRP chewed 'em all up) and am interested in feedback on...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Ruprect
Basic Tig Welder - advice ?

I'm looking to get into some basic frame mods & fabrication of skid plates/brackets, etc. I have a cheapie MIG welder but I'd prefer to learn how to tig. I'd mostly be welding carbon steel and/or...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
Awesome thanks ! Yeah, I figured out the relay...

Awesome thanks ! Yeah, I figured out the relay thing after I logged off. I'm looking for super simplicity and (barely) road legality so I'll likely just put (1) relay in for the lowbeam operated by...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
I really like this idea and have (2) quick...

I really like this idea and have (2) quick questions if you don't mind. Here is the breakdown: I'm planning to run a standard 55/60 headlight and a small incandescent taillight on the stock AC...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-10-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,925
Posted By Ruprect
Kevin Cameron

Kevin Camerons Sportbike Performance Handbook. Even if you don't ride a Sportbike you will learn a TON.

Rup
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 60,151
Posted By Ruprect
AC/DC Battery DS Setup ?

I posted this in the XRR forum but realised this is probably the better venue for it

I wanted to know if anyone has done this before and if so, how it's working out:

- I'm thinking of running...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
battery powered DS setup ?

I wanted to know if anyone has done this before and if so, how it's working out:

- I'm thinking of running my stock 35W headlight and a brakelight off the stock stator, and running turn signals...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Attn: Big John

Do you mind me asking how you routed the cluct and de-comp cables to make this work ? A pic would be awesome as I can't see how I could do it. I recently installed some riser adapter blocks and a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Need longer cables !

I've fitted some riser blocks and a protaper bar to my XRR and now the clutch and decomp cables are about 2" too short (throttles are fine though).

Whats the best solution for longer cables ? ...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,808
Views: 383,036
Posted By Ruprect
XR650R riders ?

Anyone out there riding a plated 650R in Alberta ? I bought one hoping to convert it to D/S but have recently been advised it cant be done.

I love the bike and want to get out on all the great...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Puke XRR's in Alberta ?

im looking for any advice i can get on registering a 650R in Alberta. I've been told it cant be done but i already bought the bike and was hoping to put it on the road. Help please !!
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
cheaper still

oh, i'm sure it would work great. i'm looking for the cheapest possible way to get street-legal though. If I could I'd leave the speedo off alltogether (and the horn, mirror, signals too) but i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
speedo

Thanks for the info and the explanation - I wondered what 2240:60 meant ! good to know its common to Japanese bikes in case i find a good used speedo.

im having trouble finding a cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
speedometer ratio ?

Anyone know the "ratio" of the speedo drive on the XRR ? im trying to source a cheap speedo.


Thx
Forum: Canada 11-15-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By Ruprect
Hoses

Most hydraulic shops, etc won't have the small bore line and banjo fittings you're going to want.

There is a muscle-car shop just east of Blackfoot Motosports, past the burger bus, that has all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
Forgot about the high beam

I forgot, I'll need a high beam too. I have a replacement headlight assy with a 55/60 W. Will I still have enough power ? I dont plan on ever using the highbeam but I have to have it to register...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
lighting with stock stator

This may have been answered already elsewhere but:

I'm looking to put the bare minimum of lighting on my XRR ie stock 35W headlight, led signals, led run/stop, led license plate light. Could the...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ruprect
Dome Quixote in New Denver

Dome Quixote in New Denver
Forum: Canada 07-06-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ruprect
Nakusp Hotsprings Chalets

Nakusp Hotsprings Chalets
Forum: Canada 07-06-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ruprect
Bluhduh Hotsprings !

I highly recommend reserving one of the little chalets up at the Nakusp Hotsprings. They're great, you can't beat a good hot soak after a day of riding, and the road up is fantastic !

The Leland...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 60,151
Posted By Ruprect
My Electrex DSK

Pic of the circuit board.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 60,151
Posted By Ruprect
Talking XR650R Stator Rewind

I PM'd Luke but I thought I'd throw a question up here as well to see if anyone else has already worked this out.

I am setting up my XRR with an Electrex DSK. I have a new battery and will be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Puke No More Grease. . . .

I don't think anyone has ever taken this apart before . . . . .:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Got 'er out !

Well, I had to strip the RH side of the bike and lay it on it's side but I got the swingarm bolt out ! I didn't actually have to beat it that hard, but I'd also been soaking it in penetrant all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
getting there

OK, thanks. So, looks like I need to get a hold of BD and find out what my reg/rec is rated for and whether the DSK I have uses an AC/DC split stator setup or full DC.

Then hopefully someone can...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Well, Honda will have all the swingarm...

Well, Honda will have all the swingarm bearings/seals/spacers/bolt for me in a few days so the BIG HAMMER comes out tomorrow to pound out the seized pivot bolt. One more question though:

- will...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Footpeg Bolts

I'm going to try and track down some high-grade replacement bolts for the RH footpeg on my '03 650R. Anyone else in western Canada need some ? I suspect I'll have to buy a minimum qty so I may have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Bluhduh Thanks, that makes me feel a bit easier about...

Thanks, that makes me feel a bit easier about pounding on this thing !

I'm headed to the Honda shop first thing tomorrow to make sure they can get me the parts (I suspect I'll replace everything...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,875
Posted By Ruprect
OK, my turn . .

Well, I've got two that stand out . .

1) Back in '97 I had just put a Stage 3 intake and new exhaust system on my GSX-R streetfighter. Put it all back together expecting awesome new power/badass...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22,174
Views: 2,684,155
Posted By Ruprect
Pissed Feeling your pain !!

I am living this now too ! I bought an '03 a few months ago and am putting on a DSK and checking the thing over. I probably wouldn't even have noticed the seized axle except I had heard that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
XR650R DSK Wiring

Thanks ! I'll call up BD and see what kind of info they can provide.

Anyone have an opinion on the stator rewind question ?

Thx
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
Sorry, who purchased from whom ? Do I call...

Sorry, who purchased from whom ? Do I call Electrosport or Baja Designs ?

Thanks !!
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
Stator windings

On a related note:

Does anyone know how many turns of 20ga I should wind onto my stator to get an output that will not cook my 150 W reg/rec.

Also - would you recommend winding the remaining...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
My DSK

OK, so it looks like I have an Electrex kit with a (I'm guessing) 150 W reg/rec. Looks like the same reg/rec Trailtech uses. Does anyone know if Electrosport now supports these 'cause their website...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
Reg/Rec ?

Anyone kow the rating on the reg/rec BD uses ? Mine has the little diagram on the side like the one pictures a few posts back by someone else.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,348
Posted By Ruprect
Can you help me ID this DSK ?

Bought this off a guy that took it off another 650R. Wondering if anyone can tell me what brand of kit it might be. Also wondering:

- Is it a reg only (AC) or a reg/rec (DC)
- What is the...
Forum: Canada 12-05-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,094
Posted By Ruprect
Ruprect + XR650R = FUN !

Just added an XR650R to the stable (in Calgary). I think I have the bases covered now.

Just need to "street legalize" the XR over the winter, but getting the ignition gremlins out of the GSX-R...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By Ruprect
Thats it, one guy ?

No one else has any miles ?
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By Ruprect
Thanks ! Anyone else ?:*sip*

Thanks ! Anyone else ?:*sip*
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By Ruprect
Got some miles on a Super10 ?

I'm just wondering if any of the lucky *&#@%%@'s out there who have already purchased Super Tenere's have got any serious miles (or K's) on them and, if so, how things are going/niggly...
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