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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
Thanks for the motivation Perry. I think 2.5...

Thanks for the motivation Perry.
I think 2.5 inches of rain might be the perfect amount. Best conditions I've ever seen up there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
Any snow after this storm or was it mostly rain? ...

Any snow after this storm or was it mostly rain?

Hoping to squeeze one more Puite trip in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By slogger
Yikes! I was planning on this for Saturday but...

Yikes! I was planning on this for Saturday but 35 inches deep would be a deal breaker.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 29,355
Posted By slogger
I've been looking but haven't found it. I'm going...

I've been looking but haven't found it. I'm going to try again this weekend.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
A little drizzle in the Puites this morning.

A little drizzle in the Puites this morning.
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,056
Posted By slogger
+1 on the stories and pics. I really enjoyed them.

+1 on the stories and pics. I really enjoyed them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
Puites were popular yesterday. Big groups, small...

Puites were popular yesterday. Big groups, small groups, big bikes, little bikes, lost riders etc.
One guy that was separated from his group asked me directions to the "restaurant" at the bottom of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 29,355
Posted By slogger
Looking forward to the new tag.

Looking forward to the new tag.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 29,355
Posted By slogger
Here's the proof. ...

Here's the proof.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y238/slowxr/IMG_1532-2.jpg

Other direction.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y238/slowxr/IMG_1535.jpg

Newer trail sign....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 29,355
Posted By slogger
So...last weekend I verified that this tag is...

So...last weekend I verified that this tag is still there. It even has a new trail marker.
I hope this helps getting this game going again. These came off my 15 year old gps. I'm assuming they are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
Yes, yes and yes.

Yes, yes and yes.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 29,355
Posted By slogger
I'm going to be up there on Saturday. Cruising...

I'm going to be up there on Saturday. Cruising the easy stuff. Plan to verify whether this tag still exists! Photos to follow.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 29,355
Posted By slogger
You could reach it in a Camry, I'll be up there...

You could reach it in a Camry,
I'll be up there next weekend. I better make sure the trial marker is still there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
Very nice!!

Very nice!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,426
Posted By slogger
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By slogger
Desert Ride Saturday May 24th. Mojave/Olancha

Anyone want to burn some gas? Normal routine. Clutches out at 730am. Lunch on the trail. Big bike friendly. All dirt etc.
Somewhere in the 240-260 range depending on what we do.

Lots of fast...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,413
Posted By slogger
Fantastic! Keep it coming!

Fantastic! Keep it coming!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,122
Posted By slogger
Great pic's!

Great pic's!
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
I've been through a similar situation recently....

I've been through a similar situation recently. Check out my thread. Hope it helps.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=964243
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By slogger
So....I adjusted the clutch at the motor and on...

So....I adjusted the clutch at the motor and on the lever. Both directions hoping this might help.
I normally run 30mm of play in the lever. I adjusted it to 10mm and it seems to help. Back to 30mm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
+2 on the newer version of this rack. That...

+2 on the newer version of this rack. That happens to be my XR in the photo for that version of the rack. With the new and improved bracing, the rack has survived over 4K miles of offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
I'm on my 3rd 650R. My latest 650 does that. I...

I'm on my 3rd 650R. My latest 650 does that. I don't loose enough coolant to notice a drop on the reservoir and I've never detected a leak. I've tightened hose clamps etc. It still smell it, when I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By slogger
So, I've replace metal and fiber disks, new inner...

So, I've replace metal and fiber disks, new inner and outer clutch basket and replaced the bushing(it was the upgraded part and slid right off the shaft).

And.....the symptoms are the same. Still...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
That was it. With the spindle installed, the...

That was it. With the spindle installed, the spring rested just a bit off the insert hole. So I wound the spring over a full turn, then inserted it into the hole.

That fixed it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By slogger
That was it. With the spindle installed, the...

That was it. With the spindle installed, the spring rested just a bit off the insert hole. So I wound the spring over a full turn, then inserted it into the hole.

That fixed it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
Like make the spring tighter?

Like make the spring tighter?
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By slogger
Kick Starter Spindle. Installation? XR650R

Xr650R. I was removing my clutch basket and when I pulled the basket off, the kick starter spindle 'popped out".

I followed the directions in the manual and slid it back in and reinstalled the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
Xr650R. I was removing my clutch basket and when...

Xr650R. I was removing my clutch basket and when I pulled the basket off, the kick starter spindle 'popped out".

I followed the directions in the manual and slid it back in and reinstalled the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
I'm looking for a pair of OEM XR650R handguards. ...

I'm looking for a pair of OEM XR650R handguards.
Anyone have a newer/clean pair they'd like to part with?
thanks
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
I can't remember why but you just angle the dip...

I can't remember why but you just angle the dip stick to the right while inserting. Then you'll be able to screw it in.
No need to trim.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By slogger
Considering it's been my 3 XR650R, you'd think...

Considering it's been my 3 XR650R, you'd think I'd get used to it!

The OEM plastic guards took up the extra space, so when you remove them the lever just rattles. I've tried a nylon washer but it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By slogger
Removing OEM handguards XR650R. Rattling clutch lever?

After removing OEM hand guards, there is a lot of slop in the clutch lever. I've tried to shim it with a washer etc but it never seems quite right.

Anyone come up with a clean solution for this?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
After removing OEM hand guards, there is a lot of...

After removing OEM hand guards, there is a lot of slop in the clutch lever. I've tried to shim it with a washer etc but it never seems quite right.

Anyone come up with a clean solution for this?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
I'm looking for lightly used inner and outer...

I'm looking for lightly used inner and outer clutch baskets. If any one has one or both,let me know. Xr650r
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By slogger
So....i pulled the basket to take a look at the...

So....i pulled the basket to take a look at the bushing. No problem. Slid right off and appears to be the updated one.

But the inner clutch basket does have notches in it from the steel plates....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,475
Posted By slogger
Are there any symptoms of a clutch bushing about...

Are there any symptoms of a clutch bushing about to seize?
I've got a 03 Xr650R that's creeping when the clutch is pulled all the way in.

Replaced fibers, steel plates, etc. Still creeping.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By slogger
Replaced fibers and metal plates. Still creeping....

Replaced fibers and metal plates. Still creeping.
Feels like when I have the clutch leaver pulled in all the way, it's still engaged.
Basket looks good, clutch lever adjusted etc.

Is my next...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By slogger
Afton Canyon ride on Saturday April 5th. Want to ride.

Staging near Calico. Afton Canyon, Bacon Strip Ranch, short section of Mojave Trail and on to Baker for gas and lunch. Return similiar route or cross the lake bed.
Lots of fast jeep trails, deep...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
Nope, two of my other riding buddies. Saw about...

Nope, two of my other riding buddies. Saw about 15 others on the trails. Busy day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,580
Views: 289,917
Posted By slogger
Rode the Puites on Sunday. Still some snow at the...

Rode the Puites on Sunday. Still some snow at the very top but dry below. Great as always.
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