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Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
My frame was powder coated about 5 years ago, and...

My frame was powder coated about 5 years ago, and I love it. No problem areas at all. Just make sure you weld on re-inforcements or fix things up before you powder it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
The only one that needs a diodes is the turn...

The only one that needs a diodes is the turn signal indicator if you are using a single LED bulb for that function.

Trail Tech sells a "dash" plate that has the bulbs in it. That's what I have on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Yes you should IMHO.

Yes you should IMHO.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
I will suspect a cam chain or cam issue. I had a...

I will suspect a cam chain or cam issue. I had a simlar experience with violent coughing and cutting in and out under hard acceleration after installing a different cam. I went back to stock and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,782
Posted By mrfixit54016
Wisconsin

Here in Wisconsin we have a similar government restriction. The state ATV trails are open to bike if they are street licensed and ridden by a motorcycle license carrying operator.

There is no...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
RED, did you get a new camera? That is an...

RED, did you get a new camera? That is an exceptionally perfect shot of your bike right there.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
I just ordered and installed some of these: ...

I just ordered and installed some of these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00G1YF068/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

So far I am pretty impressed. My XR600 has the small...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
FWIW...The more you write, the more it sounds...

FWIW...The more you write, the more it sounds like a bad CDI. When mine went bad, it was just like someone had hit my kill switch. Then after it sat for 10 minutes, it would start right up and go for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Steve, I have a kickstarter on my XRL and...

Steve,

I have a kickstarter on my XRL and it seems to start fine with the auto-decomp mechanism. I did install a XR600 rocker cover just in case, but I have never needed to hook up the manual...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 12:29 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
pilot 55, main 165 ^^^This^^^

pilot 55, main 165

^^^This^^^
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 11:28 AM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Theilman MN Trail Ride on the XR

Got to ride all day yesterday at the annual Theilman Trail ride. This is my second year going and it was MUDDY. This years rain has produced some very greasy single track that seemed to have military...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
http://www.britanniacomposites.com

http://www.britanniacomposites.com
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Nice looking place B. But I didn't see any...

Nice looking place B.

But I didn't see any PEX tubing in the concrete...how are you heating it? I did PEX in my floor with just a water heater hooked up and it is AWESOME in the winter.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Not trying to be smart here, but did you try a...

Not trying to be smart here, but did you try a new bulb? I have seen fuses that looked fine but ended up being bad before. Maybe it is possible with that bulb too.

Good Luck with the trouble...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:17 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Pegs: ...

Pegs:

http://www.d2moto.com/p-30867-honda-...foot-pegs.aspx (http://www.d2moto.com/p-30867-honda-cr-80-xr-250-350-400-600-650-foot-pegs.aspx)

Or:

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Might be some visible in the video found here: ...

Might be some visible in the video found here:

http://minneadv.info/2013/12/25/video-of-the-tmat-canuck-loop/ (http://minneadv.info/2013/12/25/video-of-the-tmat-canuck-loop/)
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
No thanks, my top box was enough of a beating. ...

No thanks, my top box was enough of a beating.

Just a plastic panel with a lot of stuff on it. USB, Iphone, and Garmin power. Mount for Garmin and Iphone, Voltmeter, and grip heater switch.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Here is what I used: ...

Here is what I used:

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHZ26 (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHZ26)
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Beechum, It is NOT a milkcrate, and it is...

Beechum,

It is NOT a milkcrate, and it is big enough for my XXL XD3. Nuff said. :ricky

Minidragon,

Not sure on the heat shield, that was on the bike when i bought it a few years back. It...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 01:10 PM
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Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Geez guys, go easy, he only has 5 posts. :1drink ...

Geez guys, go easy, he only has 5 posts. :1drink






By the way, I love my new Tusk Panniers.

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h251/mrfixit54016/TuskPanniers2_zpsf538e0ab.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
That is the cam chain tensioner shaft.

That is the cam chain tensioner shaft.
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,226
Posted By mrfixit54016
Tusk Panniers on Honda XR650L

Took a break this evening and installed my new panniers. Everything went smoothly and all hardware fit just fine. The best part is that my 20mm ammo cans weighed 19 lbs 13.5 oz each with all the...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,226
Posted By mrfixit54016
Ordered these Monday afternoon, and they arrived...

Ordered these Monday afternoon, and they arrived Wednesday morning before lunch! Nicely packaged and very quick delivery. :clap

I am leaving on a business trip, so mounting these will have to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
If you search YouTube for "How To repair a...

If you search YouTube for "How To repair a plastic motorcycle tank" or something like that, you will find videos of guys using a hot soldering iron to fix major cracks in plastic tanks. For a small...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,199
Posted By mrfixit54016
White only, or will you have red available? ...

White only, or will you have red available?

Nice Work!

Some pictures of the mounting system, oil cooler set-up, lights, etc would all help a lot.
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,226
Posted By mrfixit54016
Ordered

Order placed! These are going on my XRL to replace the heavy ammo cans I have had on there.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Your tank was made for the XR600R, not the...

Your tank was made for the XR600R, not the XR650R. Totally different bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:12 AM
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Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
How many miles on the bike? If it is high...

How many miles on the bike? If it is high miles/hard riding you may have a stretched timing chain and under the right conditions, it may have skipped a tooth on the cam sprocket. I had this happen on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Dhalrah, My advice would be to skip the...

Dhalrah,

My advice would be to skip the Dynojet kit. Wait until you take the carb off and look inside. You will be able to see what size pilot jet and main jet the dealer put in there (who knows,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Nice bike Torgo. Welcome to the family. Be...

Nice bike Torgo. Welcome to the family. Be careful out in ND. My buddy that was was running oil out there just moved to Colorado to do the same thing. Glad to see America producing some for ourselves.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10,800
Views: 1,509,480
Posted By mrfixit54016
Just install it backwards and you will be fine....

Just install it backwards and you will be fine. Lots of info on doing this around here. Moose Racing seems to be a popular brand.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Nice Find! Still one of the best bikes Honda...

Nice Find! Still one of the best bikes Honda built in my opinion. I had a friend when I was younger that had his plated. I had the XL version where I swapped in all the XR suspension goodies to give...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 77,536
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Posted By mrfixit54016
Any good hometown hardware store will have the...

Any good hometown hardware store will have the drain bolts in the same area as their specialty fasteners or automoyive section. You can even get magnetic ones there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10,800
Views: 1,509,480
Posted By mrfixit54016
It will be better than a YZ, but if your XR650R...

It will be better than a YZ, but if your XR650R is street legal, that would be my choice to outfit for adventures.

The old XL600R (what you are looking at) and the XR600R eventually became the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10,800
Views: 1,509,480
Posted By mrfixit54016
Exactly correct, and IMHO he should have taken...

Exactly correct, and IMHO he should have taken the $1000 ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Beechum, Did you ever get around to using...

Beechum,

Did you ever get around to using the Caswell kit to line your tank? I did my big Acerbis last week, applied my new stickers, and so far, so good. Time will tell if this really is the...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,644
Views: 1,016,571
Posted By mrfixit54016
One problem, the link to buy these says they have...

One problem, the link to buy these says they have been discontinued...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
If you are looking for interesting routes in the...

If you are looking for interesting routes in the US try dualsportmaps.com

It is a great resource to find gps routes already designed for our bikes. Or spend some time on the gps threads here to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Rob, You have mail. You're welcome.

Rob,

You have mail.

You're welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 77,536
Views: 8,413,084
Posted By mrfixit54016
Yep, when moneys tight, ya gotta do what ya gotta...

Yep, when moneys tight, ya gotta do what ya gotta do...

I now have a red tank, a red rally fairing, and AZ Tom has that black engine...
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