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Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
specials and customs

based on the NX 650, but close enough right?


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Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Patches

ok, I'll say it, does everyone realize that you will get harassed by actual motorcycle "clubs"? This could vary from Blue Knights (retired cops) asking about the patch to criminal organizations...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/XR%20...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/XR%20ETC/EDF6FE4C-D70D-433F-93C2-D05696C0A936_zpsjrrwbel3.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
oh yeah, it was pretty dirty in there, this pic...

oh yeah, it was pretty dirty in there, this pic is after about ten minutes with a nylon brush, brake cleaner and a rag. Lot's of moly grease goes in the puppy. Still gotta grind down the XRR sprocket...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
thank you sir, it appears I was mistaken, for...

thank you sir, it appears I was mistaken, for some unusual reason the bike will start and idle now, even without things jumpered, odd. fiddling time
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
confirmation of wiring.

As per my usual luck with bike chains, put a new chain on a week ago as mine spit out some o-rings when I buried it in mud. On the way home fro work the other day the new chain kicks off the master...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Most of the problem is the XRs tall, top heavy...

Most of the problem is the XRs tall, top heavy design, it will be very eager to fall into to corners. Changing tires can accentuate this as different tread patterns, cross sectional profile, width...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Have you recently changed brand of tire, or size...

Have you recently changed brand of tire, or size of the front? If you have a tire with a sharper profile will make it feel like your bike is dropping into the turn.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
and emulsification is what happens when two...

and emulsification is what happens when two immiscible liquids are mixed together. Vaporization is when a liquid changes physical state to a vapor, this happens to gas at nearly any temperature, it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
His Name is Earl

Has anybody seen this? looks promising, I'm still not sure about pre-orders and kickstarter campaign promises though. If it's real and a go then it looks like a Riders dream, large display, good GPS,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullu...

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/3507359E-993B-4A66-8591-252CD7021389_zpsxlhdours.jpg

This image would lead me to believe that the red wire is to power the unit, oddly,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,956
Posted By Wargasm
I've settled on a Shinko 244 front, cause it's...

I've settled on a Shinko 244 front, cause it's what I could find, and I ordered a Mitas E07 on the rear, mostly because I want a long lasting tire out back, and rear wheel spin isn't as big ad deal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,956
Posted By Wargasm
you can vary everything, except diameter of...

you can vary everything, except diameter of course, by a reasonable amount. A lot depends on your intended riding conditions and your experience. keep in mind that like street tires width and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:36 AM
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Wargasm
I should also mention I'm in Canada, so as much...

I should also mention I'm in Canada, so as much as I like the selection available in the US I would rather not spend $40-$60 shipping an extra 100km from Maine to my house. I found a Mitas E07 for a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,956
Posted By Wargasm
Size

Duros don't come in 140/80-18 and I've heard bad things about chunking on the Shinkos
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 05:45 AM
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Views: 1,956
Posted By Wargasm
Tires........

Need a good 50/50 combo for my XR650L, looking for high mileage, decent gravel fire road performance that is capable of 100km round trip highway commutes to work. I know asking about tires is like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Tires......yeah I know

let me clarify the title first, I realize everyone has a preference when it comes to tires, like oil, or gearing, so I'm looking for a general consensus.

Has anyone tried the Heidenau Scouts or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
rejett

just took the XR out for a blatt after rejetting, what a difference. Thanks for all the tips and links folks, much appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
ok, so axle spacers can't be swapped, I've only...

ok, so axle spacers can't be swapped, I've only had mine out once so couldn't remember. It loos like a chain alignment issue to me, I've only had my XR since august so I'm drawing form my pool of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
yeah, you've got a chain alignment issue, and...

yeah, you've got a chain alignment issue, and most likely at the rear end. are the rear spacers the same? What does the rear sprocket look like, I'll wager it's got wear on the back side.

Edit:...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2014, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
I'm in Saint John.

I'm in Saint John.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
http://wattner.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV/i-Zz6pC...

http://wattner.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV/i-Zz6pCBt/0/X2/PICT0017-X2.jpg

Is that an LED Bar replacing the stock headlight in a stock fairing. IF so got a link?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
yeah, I should have mentioned that I have fat...

yeah, I should have mentioned that I have fat bars and Rox risers to, is the measurement just length X width?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
HDB Ultimate hand guards

so......what top clamp do I order for a stock triple clamp? and or someone tell me how to do the measurement, please.

Would also like advice on skiplate, and rear rack.

EDIT: Sorry meant...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:52 AM
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Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
thank you very much kind sir

thank you very much kind sir
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:17 AM
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Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
OK, So it would appear I may have the wrong jet...

OK, So it would appear I may have the wrong jet in as well. No biggie I ordered a few of each as it knew it would take some tinkering. So the mixture screw is in there but needs some bodging to make...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
Daves Mods

So tore the carb out to perform Daves mod, and rejet, couldn't perform all of the mod as there is no mixture screw on my carb, it's merely plugged with a brass plug. The bike is a 2013 XR, anybody...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
nevermind, just heard back minutes after I wrote...

nevermind, just heard back minutes after I wrote this, they only accept physical money orders that are snail mailed to them......aparently it's still 1865 in Missouri
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 84,365
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Posted By Wargasm
jetsrus

has anybody ever ordered anything from JetsRUs form outside the US. They won't accept a paypal payment from outside the US and they only accept paypal, I can't even use a credit card. Seems weord to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Hub center steering, I've never ridden a bike...

Hub center steering, I've never ridden a bike with it but it's supposed to isolate the braking and suspension, so no dive when you hit then brakes, apprently the whole bike simply squats when braking...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
found a cool XR

Here's a cool looking XR engined creation.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:22 PM
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Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
lighting

so those big baja designs style race lights, has anyone got a line on DOT versions?
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:48 AM
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Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
I bought a blemished tank, had a little bit of...

I bought a blemished tank, had a little bit of black plastic on the underside, and a couple bubbles, wicked good deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
4 wheeler run

I got invited along on a 4 wheeler run this past weekend. I was the solo bike. everyone was razing me about possibly getting stuck, but I was about the only one that made it through without incident....
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
if you have no experience on two wheels...

if you have no experience on two wheels whatsoever, get a CRF250L, great little bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 84,365
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Posted By Wargasm
plus there is an improvement in overall bike...

plus there is an improvement in overall bike performance, it runs cooler, doesn't pop on deceleration, and starts easier.

EDIT- I would imagine that the original modification was done bit by bit,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
Heat the bolt head until it gets really hot,...

Heat the bolt head until it gets really hot, loctite is undone with high temps. However if it was simply over torqued then you can either cut the heads off the bolts then try with the exposed shank,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
Clarke Tank

SO did I read on here that folks had a hard time installing the Clarke 4.7G tank, I actually walked my 11 year old son though it, it was that easy.

Now who has a line on perforated decals to go...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
you;re thinking Scotland, or New...

you;re thinking Scotland, or New Zealand,Australia, or Ireland too. Sheep aren't so big up here, this is where you guys get all your good beer and funny comedians, remember.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 84,365
Views: 9,750,167
Posted By Wargasm
ok, the line on the left should go to the top of...

ok, the line on the left should go to the top of the air box, the bottom one on the air box should be plugged. and the two on the right should be tied together and both go to the crank case breather....
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