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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14,358
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Posted By LandsVW
not 100% sure of how to tell from the outside,...

not 100% sure of how to tell from the outside, but if you could, take at least the left hand bowl off, make sure the ports to the choke are there, then you'd know it's on the correct carb. What I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
Riding the BRP XRL

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/IMG_1625_zpsetxn7itn.jpg (http://s1068.photobucket.com/user/LandsVW/media/IMG_1625_zpsetxn7itn.jpg.html)

Finally got to get the BRP out for 2 days...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Thumb http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/I...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/IMG_1625_zpsetxn7itn.jpg (http://s1068.photobucket.com/user/LandsVW/media/IMG_1625_zpsetxn7itn.jpg.html)

Weekend riding on the coast of Oregon
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Random thought. It has dual carbs right? Make...

Random thought. It has dual carbs right? Make sure the float bowls are on the correct carbs. Mine was bought as a super hard starting bike, and the bowls were switched. The left one has ports in it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
I just googled VW Beetles. There were 21.5...

I just googled VW Beetles. There were 21.5 million of them made. Not sure how many Honda XR or XL's but my guess would be a mere fraction of that. So, probably has something to do with that. I do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Here's one that needs a good home

Found this one on CL tonight:

http://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/mcy/4945441521.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9,353
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,436,675
Posted By LandsVW
PM'd you back

Yesterday I got a Garmin Quest for 30$. The Streetpilot is what I had (thanks to another ADVRIDER) it finally filled with moisture and then refused to find satellites. So, I think I'm ok for now....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9,353
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,436,675
Posted By LandsVW
wanted: useable but cheap GPS

looking for a cheap (50$ish) GPS unit.

Waterproof would be nice, and the ability to load tracks/rides.

PM me if you have something. I keep considering using my phone but would rather not have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
Picture of my second bike

Kawasaki KD80. Bought it new in December then 'had' to keep it in my bedroom for the winter so I could look at it until spring! Mom didn't complain either.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Hey, I'm in Tri-City Oregon, over by Roseburg....

Hey, I'm in Tri-City Oregon, over by Roseburg. It's an unincorporated 'city' right next to Myrtle Creek. Sorry for the confusion. :nod
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Deal of the week

Saw this on the CL.

Someone is gonna get a heck of a deal

http://medford.craigslist.org/mcy/4933829410.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
Sunday March 8 ride

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/68006bb8cb1648a98a36d6dcbc78176f_zps0aa4846c.jpg

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/29d0c48fa377da3877b06a9fb9951342_zps3306f787.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Thanks. I looked and couldnt find it. I think I...

Thanks. I looked and couldnt find it. I think I let the extra xr600 parts go when I traded for the xr650.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
I may have that part. I disassembled a destroyed...

I may have that part. I disassembled a destroyed head a while back and threw all the pieces in my bolt bin. PM me Saturday to remind me and I'll dig through it. If I do, I can put it in envelope and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
I guess I'd inspect harness for anything that...

I guess I'd inspect harness for anything that looked suspicious, and if it looks good then buy a key/ignition assembly and a battery (If you put just the battery in it will always have a draw if the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Thumb http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b6371e87ba1db42d56e5b01e9da3ede3_zps2b42714e.jpg

First bike. 8th grade. 1967 ? Suzuki 80, and after accidentally putting contaminated oil in the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
Found a picture of my first bike. I was in 8th grade.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b6371e87ba1db42d56e5b01e9da3ede3_zps2b42714e.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Here's one near SF with usd forks already...

Here's one near SF with usd forks already installed.

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/mcy/4882121660.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Quote: Originally Posted by mrchristian "I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrchristian

"I can get a OEM Honda CDI one off Amazon for $110 or an AFTERMARKET BOX that specifically promises 'expert soldering' for $60. Anyone have any experience...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Here's one

Saw this while surfing clist tonight

http://redding.craigslist.org/mcy/4853790599.html

Too far away from me but interesting...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Sometimes I use a rubber band and a baggie. I...

Sometimes I use a rubber band and a baggie. I poke the cable through a corner of the baggie, and rubber band it to the cable housing. i then keep the baggie and cable end vertical and pour in a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
[QUOTE=AZ TOM;26056470]Wouldn't leave my garage...

[QUOTE=AZ TOM;26056470]Wouldn't leave my garage for only 80 miles. Aint no gas stations out where I go so 5.8 is a must have. Been on my bike about 19,000 miles now with no issues. [quote]

Mine...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,786
Posted By LandsVW
Excellent pictures

I lived in Fairbanks for 28 years and recognize virtually every place you took a picture of... Well, with only 3 highways and not much else, I've pretty much got the road system memorized. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 88,280
Posted By LandsVW
Death hill

Hey, I live near Canyonville! Now I gotta go find death hill...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Haha! Yeah about 4800 pages worth...

Haha! Yeah about 4800 pages worth...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
How about the pin that goes in the middle of that...

How about the pin that goes in the middle of that fork, screwing into the case there - you took that out before the picture? Or?

I've had several do overs so I feel your pain...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
My dad did both planes and bikes, along with...

My dad did both planes and bikes, along with commercial salmon fishing, hunting, living in Alaska, (where I grew up) and many other adventurous things. The key was - school teaching gave him enough...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
You got that right!

You got that right!
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
My dad built an experimental aircraft in the...

My dad built an experimental aircraft in the garage. Pietenpol, I think, was the name. No probs except one time the engine quit and he landed in deep snow and flipped it. Walked away, which means a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
here's the company that makes that one. ...

here's the company that makes that one.

http://www.chingtsang.com/index.html

I talked to the guy selling those, he uses one on on his bike and they have a year warranty. He told me Honda should...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
Also quick search reveals this: ...

Also quick search reveals this:

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/pts/4816289119.html
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
I agree, no weird noises and starts right up. May...

I agree, no weird noises and starts right up. May not be as bad as you think...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14,358
Views: 1,544,767
Posted By LandsVW
What I did was specifically, find an XR with a...

What I did was specifically, find an XR with a title, then used all the electronics from the XL, plus the plastics (see the thread if you want) and had me a really good bike. Then I slowly put...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
Acerbis type guards and a saddle bag

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/2942b9c40e41e6659b98bec55babb4fa_zps1fa4061a.jpg

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/f940a26c9a97390eac77f502f981a419_zps4ac9c4b7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
My CDI verified pooped out yesterday... 2003 XRL....

My CDI verified pooped out yesterday... 2003 XRL. It was starting hard a month ago and then yesterday. I smacked the CDI with a screwdriver and it fired right off... Yep, I'm gonna order new one,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
I figured it probably was. I took it apart and it...

I figured it probably was. I took it apart and it had a soldered in watch type battery. Not meant to be opened. Probably could solder in another but the other option was to file 13 it... Yep that's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 83,237
Views: 9,465,013
Posted By LandsVW
Question about hour meter/tachometer on 2003 XRL

This was on my bike when I got it. Doesnt work. Doesn't appear to have a place to replace the battery... Can't find anything about it on the Internet. Anyone know if it has replaceable battery, or?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/3...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/39d3724fefed62335bbf1b4ee0e2abb0_zpsf86f7601.jpg

Rare sighting. sister stig - no helmet. North Pole Alaska, at the library to get free wifi. :) 45...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
The stig on her bike

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/fcbaf83c04211dcad58f21294726681f_zpse9717dfb.jpg

42 days doesn't seem like much...

I rode the frankenbike 100 miles this day and then the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 37,184
Posted By LandsVW
My sister the Stig

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/4db09a421f117762275c25cefa65907e_zpsc9d745ef.jpg
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