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Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,913
Posted By prichmon
shinkos and 250 kit

I"m not comfortable and the type of riding we have been doing has swayed me away from the shinkos so I decided to buy a dedicated dirt bike.

shinkos and my stock 250cc piston is up for sale in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By prichmon
Normal Wear

As per Kawasaki: On my bike they offered to replace the bucket but would not do anything with the camshaft. KHI told us there was a small possibility of casting flash, sand or other debris had broke...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,913
Posted By prichmon
klx250sf update

previous setup:
"monticello" cam mod
factory parts jet kit
KLX300 exhaust
Foam aftermarket air filter
13, 14 and 15T at various times

Best I could do was just about 79mph on interstate.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By prichmon
KLX250sf cam bucket odd wear

The following is on my 2009 KLX250SF which is all stock except for intake, fuel and a KLX300 exhaust system.

Today we were installing my Bill Blue 351cc kit. When we were installing the head I...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-29-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,159
Posted By prichmon
Too LEAN

I ran the bike too lean and destroyed the engine... We're looking at a complete rebuild.

Anyone need a project for cheap????

Rich
Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,159
Posted By prichmon
Got it running

Thanks for the help. I really appreciate the help.

After returning the bike to the machine shop they went through what I had performed. It seems the KX60 sits slightly lower in the bore than the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By prichmon
klx

Temps are no lower than 40*F or so. I have already drilled out the starter.

Short of draining the bowl I have covered all of the recommended suggestions. I shut the fuel off ~1/4 mile from my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By prichmon
KLX250SF Carb starting and cold run issues

I have done significant research but can't get the bike to start and run right cold.

From a cold sit:
pull choke
turn on gas
hit starter for 5-6 seconds - no running
wait 30-60 sec
hit the...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,159
Posted By prichmon
Thanks

I appreciate the comments. I do not recall a ball on the end of the pushrod so I will start there since I have to replace the kicker shaft assm. We'll drop the cable in a pan of oil later today.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-20-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,159
Posted By prichmon
1981 Yamaha YZ60 Xmas for my 13 yr old

I have been working diligently for ~2 months rebuilding a 1981 Yamaha YZ60 for my 13 yr old son. I found the bike for $50 90% complete in pieces. We reassembled to find it had 15psi compression. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,913
Posted By prichmon
KLX head pipe diameter

I am looking for low cost, easy mods.

Does anyone have a reference for comparison for the KLX250R; 300 or 250s/sf?

I have read the 250s/sf can be replaced with the 300 for a significant boost...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,913
Posted By prichmon
answers

I have found the answers. The only issue now is hard starting when the bike sits. I drilled the choke jet today so we'll see how it goes tomorrow.

Thanks for checking on me.

Rich
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,913
Posted By prichmon
Picked a leftover 2009

Hello to all SF ADV riders!

Rode my SF home new from the dealer yesterday ~4130 OTD tax; tags; title and all fees...

I'm stoked!!! Bought the little fella to run around town and occasion join...
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By prichmon
please close

I sold the velorex today.
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By prichmon
please close...

I sold the velorex ttoday...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By prichmon
Email sent

I'm an hr away from the wark shop. I sent an email to see what his thoughts are...

Thanks

Rich
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By prichmon
In need of the following:

tonneau cover
shock -- used a road king shock... seems to work pretty well so far.
lock and surround
short windshield -- trying to be on the cheap side and keep from spending 100+.


Rich
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By prichmon
From the dead...

Anyone have some cheap castoffs?
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,370
Posted By prichmon
a little of both

I ride faster than I should with a hack. Partly due to the wonderful power of the XR. I feel it is a waste to have all the cornering ability and can't use it with the hack attached.

I have ridden...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,370
Posted By prichmon
Update... from the dead.

Changed ther XR gearing to the XL(38T front primary). I picked up ~5mpg. The bike is more long legged and turns less on the slab. ~40+mpg unless on interstate at 80mph.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By prichmon
I feel your pain...

I called about an 06 883L for 3300. I wish I had been paying better attention.

My concern is the weight. Any 04+ has 563+#s the same as the XR. The lack of hp and lower Cg should work to make it...
Forum: Hacks 01-08-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By prichmon
Velorex 562 --- XR1200, Buell Blast, 04+ sporty or other tug?

I just posted the 562 I had on my XR1200.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=650306

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r105/prichmon/007.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,682
Posted By prichmon
LOwering an XB12X

I used an XB12S shock which lowered the bike ~2".
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,370
Posted By prichmon
Probably

A couple weeks back me and my daughter made a trip to Lonestar?

I have since pulled the sidecar off. I want to Lean when I am riding.

The 562 and cradle may be up for sale. I haven't quite...
Forum: Hacks 08-09-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By prichmon
parts

the tall shield is available but not a short one.

thx
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By prichmon
What sidecar do you have on the XR? ---...

What sidecar do you have on the XR? --- ~1995-2000 Velorex 562
How much ground clearance do you have now? --- ~6-7" clearance

I found out the tug was setup for a ~200# person. I am ~285....
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By prichmon
nEGATIVES

THanks for the reply.

aRE there negatives to lowering? Would I need to recorrect the camber front and rear? How low can I go before it hurts me?

Rich
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By prichmon
Lowering the tug

What is the effect of lowering the tug? I am wondering because to improve cornering on the XR I raised the rear 2" and dropped the forks 1.5". to create better stability on rt turns I was considering...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,370
Posted By prichmon
Contact the Warkshop...

Bob Wark just finished my install of the frame on my 09 XR. Due to injury I am adding the 3rd wheel. Bob was very pleased with the mating of a velorex 562 and the XR. I am tickled pink with the setup...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By prichmon
Czech Republic

YOu have a wonderful country. I made a trip to Prague about 18 months ago for business.

Velorex USA says the shield, fender and shock are not available.

Maybe he just doesn't want the hassle...
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By prichmon
Older Velorex parts --- Look through your castoffs guys

I am in need of the following parts for my new to me velorex 562:

tonneau cover
shock
lock and surround
short windshield

The cover I can get rather expensively local for 150-200.

Lock is...
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,014
Posted By prichmon
ural still available...

It was still available as of sunday when he left on his trip. I took a look and went for a ride in the car. Seems to make a little more noise than the other urals I've been around. I also noticed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By prichmon
Mountainfest 2009 This Weekend Morgantown Wv

Anyone other than me going?

I'm at Bridgeport with my XR planning to ride in...

Give me a shout.

Rich
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By prichmon
highway bars and crashbars installed

Here are some pics of my home made highway bars and the BMW crashbars. So far I am getting nowhere with the dealer on replacement of my dmaged parts from the tip over when the sidestand rolled over...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By prichmon
Lowering

Switch to a set of Xcountry suspenders. It will lower to ~31" seat height. Once you sit it on it you will be or near flat footed. My Xmoto has essentially the same seat height as yours but without...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By prichmon
My G650X Xmoto with Xcountry suspension and mini tour pak

I just wanted to show off my Xmoto setup for minor touring with the Xcountry suspension.
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r105/prichmon/100_0154-1.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,178,904
Posted By prichmon
Bmw Crash Bars

Fair warning all that if you remove the left footpeg on the BMW G650X bikes the sidestand mount can pivot on the axis of the only mounting bolt left and topple over snapping the return spring tab on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 52,320
Posted By prichmon
My Moto

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r105/prichmon/100_0154.jpg

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r105/prichmon/100_0155.jpg

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r105/prichmon/100_0156.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By prichmon
Size of the bars

Could someone PM me the diameter of the BMW bars please? I want to order some clamp on highway pegs for them.

Thanks

Rich
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By prichmon
Thanks GB

I appreciate the information I will be placing an order.

Rich
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