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Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 11:26 PM
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Posted By snooker
Just sold my low mileage sweet '99 XR400 an hour...

Just sold my low mileage sweet '99 XR400 an hour ago for $2350. I rode it for 15 years and would have kept it if it had an eStart. I did not want to deal with adding one on myself but there are a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 09:14 PM
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Posted By snooker
Just note that the handlebar clamps and bolt are...

Just note that the handlebar clamps and bolt are essentially rubber mounted and may rotate on impact. You can just wrestle them back to normal position without loosening the hard to get to bolts. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8,118
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Posted By snooker
I was going to say I have one for sale but then I...

I was going to say I have one for sale but then I remembered it is a front rotor. EBC # MD650LS $100. Almost new.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8,118
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Posted By snooker
Over discharging is an inherent problem with...

Over discharging is an inherent problem with LiFePO4 batteries and they cannot recover from that. Their main weakness. Which is why EarthX is amazing because their Battery Management System saved...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:15 AM
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Posted By snooker
1. Yes but not sure how much. Maybe a half inch...

1. Yes but not sure how much. Maybe a half inch - just guessing.
2. Yes (LINKY (http://mattsnook.com/bmw/bmwXCountry/WilbersShock/index.htm#select)) plus you can increase the length by adjusting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9,258
Views: 1,975,832
Posted By snooker
1999 XR400R For Sale

SOLD.

1999 Honda XR400R for sale.
$2450 Special ADV price before it goes onto craigslist soon.

http://mattsnook.com/forsale/xr400/xrleft.jpg

See full info here:...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By snooker
XR 400 For Sale

SOLD

1999 Honda XR400R for sale. The XR is a gold standard of air cooled reliability!
$2450 Special ADV price before it goes onto craigslist soon.

http://mattsnook.com/forsale/xr400/xrleft.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 01:42 AM
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Posted By snooker
Shock dimensions: LINKY...

Shock dimensions: LINKY (http://mattsnook.com/bmw/bmwXCountry/WilbersShock/index.htm#select)
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 01:34 AM
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Posted By snooker
If you go to my LINKS...

If you go to my LINKS (http://mattsnook.com/bmw/bmwXCountry/bmwLinks/index.htm) page and search for "oil change" eventually you will find a section where I refer to RoyB and his procedure with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By snooker
You implied this but yeah the hose is pressurized...

You implied this but yeah the hose is pressurized so you can't just take it off to swap it with a longer one (without special supplies).

On my '07 XCo (same subframe as stock XCh)...
I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By snooker
I may be the only one but... I'd be...

I may be the only one but...

I'd be interested in hearing what shock exactly and what spring number (and the rates for that spring) was used. Assuming a progressive spring since it is HyperPro. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By snooker
Ah yes I remember your posts and now I see why...

Ah yes I remember your posts and now I see why your clutch had so much early wear. What was the main piece of data that helped you decide your clutch was worn to where it needed replacing? Stacked...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:40 AM
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Posted By snooker
AWESOME! :clap Mine still clunks into gear,...

AWESOME! :clap

Mine still clunks into gear, especially up, and hard to find neutral... but again I have a Rekluse which might make a difference.
In my case a part in my Rekluse clutch broke...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 11:11 PM
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Posted By snooker
Gee that's some very precise numbers!? 3 digits...

Gee that's some very precise numbers!? 3 digits in mm? I'm guessing you were using SAE gauges in inch increments and that was the resulting "odd" numbers in mm? Just curious.

I also just checked...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 03:41 PM
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Posted By snooker
I agree for the most part, my new hand made wire...

I agree for the most part, my new hand made wire cage will either help or just create an elaborate pattern of tiny wear holes. :rofl It will for sure compress the foam against the rear side where...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By snooker
I'm guessing it was his 07 clutch cover issue not...

I'm guessing it was his 07 clutch cover issue not his clutch plates, based on the above? Any news coyotedave??


Viv, if yours is an '07 it is a pretty good guess it is the clutch cover issue as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:21 AM
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Posted By snooker
Airbox Mod

I did not like how much the electrical cable harness rubbed between the corner of the airbox and the right side cover (near the battery). The corner of the airbox protrudes out and interferes. So...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:19 AM
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Posted By snooker
Airbox Mod

I did not like how much the electrical cable harness rubbed between the corner of the airbox and the right side cover (near the battery). The corner of the airbox protrudes out and interferes. So...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 11:45 PM
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Posted By snooker
Valve Clearance Instructions

I put a full set of instructions out at my web site with a collection of the best info I've gathered from everyone here plus my own photos.

Valve Clearance Check and Adjust procecedures...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By snooker
See LINKY...

See LINKY (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26216868&postcount=9600).

The TDC indicator lines on the cam gears will be horizontal both at Top Dead Center and at Bottom Dead Center. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:38 AM
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Posted By snooker
Excellent post on how to seal your dash...

Excellent post on how to seal your dash electronic PC board from moisture! Thanks wooden cloggy man! :clap

I ride in a mostly dry climate here but if I ever get to go on a really long trip since...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 09:31 AM
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Posted By snooker
Here's what I did on a the other breather hose on...

Here's what I did on a the other breather hose on the left side that goes from the oil tank to the valve cover: LINKY (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24725328&postcount=8928)

Both...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 11:25 PM
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Posted By snooker
Thanks, I ordered the clear ones, cheaper. And...

Thanks, I ordered the clear ones, cheaper. And used a 10% off coupon I found online. $203 total, free ship. Still pricey but needed. I hope they don't destroy the soles my soft soled shoes I wear...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 09:07 AM
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Posted By snooker
:rofl Don't want to start a "lubricant debate"...

:rofl
Don't want to start a "lubricant debate" but... :lol3

... I assume you meant to say WD-40... "Water Displacement, 40th formula attempt" developed in 1953. Yes it was made for Water...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 12:30 AM
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Posted By snooker
Adventure! Ding ding ding! I think we have a...

Adventure! Ding ding ding! I think we have a winner! But damn $$$$$$

http://www.cyclebuy.com/shopping/fastway/images/footpegs/footpegs_compare1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:54 PM
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Posted By snooker
Cloggy-man... nice pics. I HATE mud, even more...

Cloggy-man... nice pics. I HATE mud, even more than sand! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:53 PM
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Posted By snooker
So.... guessing this didn't happen. And you had...

So.... guessing this didn't happen. And you had me dreaming right along with you on that trip... :cry :huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:44 PM
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Posted By snooker
You did ask for a 14 rather than the stock 15. I...

You did ask for a 14 rather than the stock 15. I don't think BMW sells a 14 so you'd have to go after market. Having said that, I agree that I've seen my JT front sprocket not fit well and it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 10:06 PM
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Posted By snooker
http://mattsnook.com/bmw/bmwXCountry/ClutchSideCov...

http://mattsnook.com/bmw/bmwXCountry/ClutchSideCover/index.htm I even have included a video to show an example of a worn cover :deal
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 10:00 PM
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Posted By snooker
Do they extend out any further than the stock...

Do they extend out any further than the stock pegs? That's my main desire.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By snooker
+1 I just did this myself and posted 3 sets...

+1
I just did this myself and posted 3 sets of links a few pages back: LINKY (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26134861&postcount=7500)

CHECKING the valve clearances are easy now that...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-26-2015, 02:26 PM
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Views: 611,961
Posted By snooker
Loveland, CO

Loveland, CO

Quiet area just outside of town on 2 acres on a private lake. Plenty of level tent space in lush grass in summer with shade trees on our lakeside patio. Swimming if the lake if...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By snooker
Tent Space Map

Travelers...

You might find this Tent Space Map thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776925) useful. Especially in the U.S. even if not camping but need a friendly ADV inmate...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By snooker
You are long overdue! What a woman! Sounds like...

You are long overdue! What a woman! Sounds like a keeper! :raabia
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By snooker
I concur with Tim. A MUST is to block the WIND on...

I concur with Tim. A MUST is to block the WIND on your core and hands. The rest can be solved with a myriad of clothing and a full coverage helmet. (I use a Buff for my neck too.)

SO... I'd focus...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By snooker
No canbus, nonetheless any thin wire can be...

No canbus, nonetheless any thin wire can be damaged...

I sawed off a corner of my airbox by the battery just last night in fact!!! (sorry Ard i didn't listen to you :lol3).

Removing not even...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9,943
Views: 1,576,758
Posted By snooker
Now That's a FUN question! So 2800 miles or so....

Now That's a FUN question! So 2800 miles or so. Just follow the legendary Hwy 66 until about Oklahoma or so, stay south thru Tennessee to the Great Smokies to the coast. Should be in the 50's and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9,943
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Posted By snooker
Thanks leafy... That reminds me so I added a...

Thanks leafy... That reminds me so I added a note to make it clear that the previous pic is from the OLD F650 FAQ, not a picture of an X. I'll add one eventually, I want to document this on my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9,943
Views: 1,576,758
Posted By snooker
I agree let it ride. :lol3 What? You...

I agree let it ride.



:lol3 What? You Cloggy Bastard! No I won't touch I'd prolly mess it up!

Meanwhile I've unwrapped the giant electrical bundle near the battery that rubs on my frame and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 12:49 AM
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Posted By snooker
YES it matters... :eek1:eek1:eek1 You got...

YES it matters... :eek1:eek1:eek1
You got lucky! I gave the short answer in my last sentence:
...(also the lobes of each camshaft should point outwards)

It is explained in all the 3 links I...
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