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Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
FLYGUY, The swing arm foot peg thing is not...

FLYGUY,

The swing arm foot peg thing is not a good idea. Your wife's legs are going to bouncing around all over the place and you're putting her at risk too. If she goes to adjust her rump she...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By dohcfox
What part of town are you in? I'm in South...

What part of town are you in? I'm in South Seattle and can help. I have an uncorked Xr650r. PM me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23,931
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Posted By dohcfox
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Thank you! My bike has been burning oil at the...

Thank you! My bike has been burning oil at the rate of roughly 1/3 of a quart every 80 miles or so. I am going to go through the motor just as you did. How do you like the 11:1 piston compared to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Hey, what all did you do during your winter...

Hey, what all did you do during your winter teardown?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 254,951
Posted By dohcfox
Ricky stator and difficult starting...

Per the title, has anyone noticed if the XRR is a little more difficult to start after installing an RS stator? It seems to me the the stocker was a lot easier to kick over. Just curious!
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
That was me. I think. Anyways, it was a...

That was me. I think. Anyways, it was a miniscule amount of crap that I found in the float bowl that was the cause of my problems. Got it cleared up right away.

Or was it someone else. Either...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23,931
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Posted By dohcfox
You can splice in to your headlight's power wire...

You can splice in to your headlight's power wire and run the Vapor from that. Just make sure you do a nice job so that it doesn't look like a total hack :rofl

Why do you want to move the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9,678
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By dohcfox
2002 GSXR 600 Telefónica

Just over 11,000 miles. The bike had been stolen and the thieves removed some of the graphics and replaced them with douchery. Otherwise, the bike is in great shape and runs like a champ. $2,700 ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Yank the shock and move the linkage and you will...

Yank the shock and move the linkage and you will know what the problem is right away.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By dohcfox
Are you referring to the ones in front of the...

Are you referring to the ones in front of the rehab joint on the east side of the road? If so, you took the words right out of my mouth. I also love how their minders do fucking u turns in the road...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2014, 03:36 PM
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Views: 772
Posted By dohcfox
It's the Airport Way exit just past Dearborn.

It's the Airport Way exit just past Dearborn.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2014, 03:17 PM
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Views: 772
Posted By dohcfox
Airport Way exit will be DANGEROUS for a few months...

Yesterday there was a waste water spill on the south bound Airport Way exit off of I-5 at Dearborn in downtown Seattle at about 2:30 in the afternoon. The site is still being cleaned up as I write...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
I see to remember reading your thread. At the end...

I see to remember reading your thread. At the end of the day, what were you in to it for the rebuild?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 07:56 PM
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Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Rockers and cam are burnt up. The head was...

Rockers and cam are burnt up. The head was obviously oil starved, and who knows what else. Gonna wheel it to the back of the shop and forget about it for a while.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:43 PM
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Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Yup. Gonna yank it off here in a few minutes.

Yup. Gonna yank it off here in a few minutes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
That said, engine runs fine, with power and...

That said, engine runs fine, with power and compression.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Top end noise and smoke...

On the way home from work today, the XR started making a loud clicking noise from the top end when applying throttle, accompanied by blackish smoke. I know that this is a long shot, but can anyone...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 95,636
Posted By dohcfox
Congrats to the OP on the fabrication skills!...

Congrats to the OP on the fabrication skills! Wonderful work! May I ask, what kinds of benders did you use to bend up parts for your headers and frame components? Thank you! JT
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23,931
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Posted By dohcfox
Thanks guys! I will make larger block off...

Thanks guys! I will make larger block off thingies to cover more radiator.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Good morning everyone... So per my posts a...

Good morning everyone...

So per my posts a couple of weeks ago, some of you might recall that my XRR had lost compression and that it was suspected that perhaps the auto decomp mechanism might...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 08:01 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
Evening! I just got done rebuilding my 650R and...

Evening! I just got done rebuilding my 650R and torqued the head to 49 ft/lbs no problem. I first torqued to 30 pounds and then went to 49.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 09:53 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 09:39 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Question for those of you that have had the head...

Question for those of you that have had the head off of their XRRs. What kind of sealant do you put in between the head and the piece that holds the rocker shafts and cam shaft? Is it possible to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2013, 08:21 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
If your auto decompressor is stuck, would that...

If your auto decompressor is stuck, would that not mean that, when measuring exhaust valve clearance, that the right side exhaust valve would be tight all the time from being pressed on by the decomp?
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 11:56 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
I believe that would be the Mukilteo ferry dock.

I believe that would be the Mukilteo ferry dock.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 11:23 AM
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Posted By dohcfox
Have you ever cooked the rubber gasket under the...

Have you ever cooked the rubber gasket under the oil pump cover when doing this? Just curious...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Stop and go traffic? I am in Burien. We should...

Stop and go traffic? I am in Burien. We should get together sometime!
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 07:35 PM
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Posted By dohcfox
After this incident, I will definitely start...

After this incident, I will definitely start doing that! Hey, what part of town are you in? Oops, never mind, Mukilteo! Wanna meet at the Diamond Knot brewery sometime?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,047
Posted By dohcfox
Resurecting this thread, while my XRR is down for...

Resurecting this thread, while my XRR is down for emergency repair, I've decided to do a little maintenance on her too. Does anyone know if the swing arm tool is still available for borrowing? I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Burpsa, Thank you for the input! And I...

Burpsa,

Thank you for the input! And I agree totally with your assessment. Turns out that I am running a thermostat, and I tested it just a few weeks ago and it appeared to be working normally....
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Well, good news. What I thought were metal...

Well, good news. What I thought were metal shavings turned out to be a trick of light. What I was really looking at were globs of thick carbon. When I removed the head, I found thick, soft carbon...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Well, there are metal shavings in the intake, so...

Well, there are metal shavings in the intake, so something let go. This is going to be bad.:puke1
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
That's what I have suspected as well. Thanks for...

That's what I have suspected as well. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23,931
Views: 3,291,851
Posted By dohcfox
Low compression, no start! Hep!

Good morning,

My 650R has been my commuter and part time off road machine for the last two years now, without issue. Last Monday, however, things took a turn for the worse. After not being able to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By dohcfox
Thank everyone! I am going to throw the 250L's...

Thank everyone! I am going to throw the 250L's info up on the stolen bike registry. In the meantime, while this story certainly is sad for my buddy, he has been eyeballing a Husky 310R as a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By dohcfox
That's correct. The garage in this case is a...

That's correct. The garage in this case is a community garage located under the apartment building. The bike's steering lock was engaged, so this likely required 3 or 4 people plus a vehicle to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By dohcfox
Thanks everyone! I've already offered up a spot...

Thanks everyone! I've already offered up a spot in my shop for whichever bike my buddy eventually gets. And yeah, I wonder if these recently stolen bikes are in a shipping container heading...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By dohcfox
Thank you ZEmann!

Thank you ZEmann!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By dohcfox
http://i.imgur.com/eLpVLKD.jpg ^^^stolen...

http://i.imgur.com/eLpVLKD.jpg

^^^stolen bike in above photo^^^

Thanks again everyone.
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