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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23,543
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Posted By oregonlmd
Isn't it really all about the required range? ...

Isn't it really all about the required range? I've been in situations where I could not have made a desired loop without the 6.3 tank, or more exactly, more capacity than the 4.6 tank would provide....
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
Fail. Just can't find it. Sorry.

Fail. Just can't find it. Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
I just logged in and can't find what you're...

I just logged in and can't find what you're looking for. There are a variety of files that have been posted of dyno curves with various pipes.
Will look again when I have time.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
I have a plan for you. PM sent via BDS

I have a plan for you. PM sent via BDS
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
Dave, I have the rear brake caliper and bracket. ...

Dave, I have the rear brake caliper and bracket. You have my number. Call me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
Hey, I just went through a similar problem last...

Hey, I just went through a similar problem last month, and was also trying to test without a load on the R/R. Same thing, 2v output across the battery leads out of the R/R. I was really stumped,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 16,158
Posted By oregonlmd
Fun weekend, enjoyed meeting some new faces. ...

Fun weekend, enjoyed meeting some new faces. Wife (Tuesday) and I and our shitty poodle (literally, some of you know what I mean) all had a great time.

The 390-mile day CrazyMike and I did...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
I need to post a lot of details about the wrap-up...

I need to post a lot of details about the wrap-up of the installation, but I just got back from a weekend of riding and wanted to talk about my experiences.

First day I started out riding casual,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
I have a 10.5 Eibach rear spring, want to swap...

I have a 10.5 Eibach rear spring, want to swap someone for a 10.0 - any brand is fine. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
Not directly an answer, but finishing a USD swap...

Not directly an answer, but finishing a USD swap right now in a way that addresses the potential handling issues
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26123091#post26123091
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 16,158
Posted By oregonlmd
Petrolburner clued me into this event. My wife...

Petrolburner clued me into this event. My wife and I'll be there, arrive Thursday night - late. Through Sunday.

Looking forward to new people, and lots of riding.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23,543
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Posted By oregonlmd
The stuff Acerbis includes works fine. I had it...

The stuff Acerbis includes works fine. I had it on my first XRR for many thousands of off-pavement DS miles with no issues in any way whatsoever.

However, there's always a better way... ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
What we did with the forks, but first, a rundown...

What we did with the forks, but first, a rundown of the points of consideration:

1. XRR weighs a LOT more than any CRF. And, that's before adding a big tank full of fuel, a little tank bag that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
20-ton, but it took maybe 1-ton (exaggeration). ...

20-ton, but it took maybe 1-ton (exaggeration). The stem just slid right out of the stock clamps, and right back into the new clamps.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
Wow, its been a month... I picked the forks...

Wow, its been a month...

I picked the forks up from the tuner today, bolted them in....
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
That is NICE! You do great work.

That is NICE! You do great work.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
I have a set of stockers that I'll sell...

I have a set of stockers that I'll sell super-cheap, plus shipping from Oregon. I will not split the set. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-26-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,735
Posted By oregonlmd
There's always an exception... Good to know this,...

There's always an exception... Good to know this, though.

The problem for most people as I see it is that they're looking to buy a dirt bike and its GOT to be plated for their needs. Buying a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
A few pages back someone was having a somewhat...

A few pages back someone was having a somewhat similar problem with fuel overflowing no matter what he did. It turned out to be a degraded fuel line, and the same thing happened to me once. Chased...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-22-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,735
Posted By oregonlmd
Plating a dirt bike in Oregon right now is a...

Plating a dirt bike in Oregon right now is a crapshoot. Some keep their plate and some don't. I've not heard of anyone successfully replating an out of state plated dirtbike in Oregon for several...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
My first thought on this is that the AC side...

My first thought on this is that the AC side (that I assume you're using to supply the headlight) does not have a regulator on it. You can wire in the stock regulator and all should be fine.

If I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 08:18 PM
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Views: 48,412
Posted By oregonlmd
Since I'm out of town as this movie is showing,...

Since I'm out of town as this movie is showing, my buddy and I rented it and IT IS AWESOME!
A must-see for any adventurous sort, motorcyclist or not.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,997
Posted By oregonlmd
Kind words, and thank you. Considering my...

Kind words, and thank you. Considering my project is in pieces right now it barely feels like I've done anything. But, the dream is not dead, its just taking FOREVER to attain.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-17-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,997
Posted By oregonlmd
I'm very interested. I'm also out of town for a...

I'm very interested. I'm also out of town for a couple weeks. I'll come check it out when I get back.
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
Yeah, me too. The bike will end up a hell of a...

Yeah, me too.
The bike will end up a hell of a lot stiffer than any of my other XRR's have ever been, with the .50 front springs and a 10.5 rear. I've had Progressive Susp forks springs and stock...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,777
Posted By oregonlmd
I finally got the build-up going and have started...

I finally got the build-up going and have started a thread here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26116600#post26116600
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
Its not, and point taken. The stem pressed in...

Its not, and point taken. The stem pressed in without undue force required, so I'll just take my chances.
The stem took almost no force to press out of the XRR triple. I think I could have tapped...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
Triples on the bike ...

Triples on the bike
http://oregonlmd.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2002-XR650R/CRF-Fork-Gatos-Bros-Triples/i-nzTNf3s/0/L/P1010716-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
The next step was to press the steering stem out...

The next step was to press the steering stem out of the original XRR lower clamp. Sorry for the poor quality of these pics, I forgot my camera when I went to my buddy's to do the presswork, and my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
I scoured fleabay for a several weeks to find...

I scoured fleabay for a several weeks to find forks in reasonable cosmetic condition, for my target price of $200, and finally found them after around a jillion searches.

The wheel was the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By oregonlmd
GatosBros XR650R CRF USD fork conversion

Another CRF fork conversion, but this one’s a bit different, because as far as I know a build using these triples has not been documented on the internet anywhere yet.

I was the chosen winner in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
That is just too easy to do. And to undo. I'm...

That is just too easy to do. And to undo. I'm giving that a try. Thanks for the post.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 18,480
Posted By oregonlmd
Me too. DiggerD, you and I need to work...

Me too. DiggerD, you and I need to work together. There is much alignment of purpose.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-04-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,997
Posted By oregonlmd
I did some measuring on an XR600 frame last...

I did some measuring on an XR600 frame last weekend and it appears it will solve the issues with the engine height.
I have no plans to work on this project this year but will be looking for a 650L...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 240,160
Posted By oregonlmd
My most-favorite wiring diagram I've ever seen. ...

My most-favorite wiring diagram I've ever seen. The last thing I need to make right on my latest BRP is the wiring - and wiring is my Achilles Heel (though I've successfully rewound two other BRP's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
PM sent. Have a few of these parts. In fact,...

PM sent. Have a few of these parts.
In fact, everyone, I have a nearly complete parts bike I bought that I'm preparing to part out soon.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
Donate the bucks, but do it yourself! Its sooooo...

Donate the bucks, but do it yourself! Its sooooo easy to do! So very satisfying when you get it done.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23,543
Views: 3,126,655
Posted By oregonlmd
I've done a few very long days on my XRR. See...

I've done a few very long days on my XRR. See this report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=739689) for an example of a 900 mile, 2-day, mostly dirt ride I did. A buddy rode nearly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,431,110
Posted By oregonlmd
Yeah, tire and oil threads are so nutty usually,...

Yeah, tire and oil threads are so nutty usually, I was feeling a bit short about things when I threw in my 2cents.

When I ran the Tractionators, they worked terribly for me probably because I ran...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,431,110
Posted By oregonlmd
Its not about the tire for the bike, its about...

Its not about the tire for the bike, its about the tire for where you ride, and how you ride. Then, its still hard to get full consensus.

For SE Oregon, I like the Maxxis Desert IT, or Dunlop 952...
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