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Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8,194
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Posted By drtdino
Does any one have a stock xr400 exhaust laying...

Does any one have a stock xr400 exhaust laying around they want to sell? My bike has an fmf power core, I'm sure it needs to be repacked. But I think even then it will be too loud.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,194
Views: 1,581,468
Posted By drtdino
I didn't do any research before I picked it up....

I didn't do any research before I picked it up. Is there a problem with the 98's?
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Got to use the trailer yesterday to pick up my...

Got to use the trailer yesterday to pick up my "new to me" xr400.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/08/eze2amyr.jpg

I also went about 400 miles a few weeks ago,to help my father in-law go pick...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,194
Views: 1,581,468
Posted By drtdino
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/07/5aguqeva.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/07/5aguqeva.jpg
Just picked up this 1998 xr400 for $750 not running. It sat for a few years and the carb slide was siezed. Brought it home, cleaned the carb and...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Well I am calling this finished... I am...

Well I am calling this finished... I am eventually going to install a spare tire holder but for now it will go in the bed of the truck or trunk of the car....
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Fabricated and installed the removable plates for...

Fabricated and installed the removable plates for the wheel chock today. I bought some 5/16x16 stainless cap screws and washers then welded in carbon nuts on the underside.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
I also got some 3/8 16 x 1" carriage bolts and...

I also got some 3/8 16 x 1" carriage bolts and installed them from the bottom up, on the original two holes that holds the fender on. The reason I did that was because with my new tires being...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
I used 3/8 16 all thread, which is the same...

I used 3/8 16 all thread, which is the same thread on the nuts that come with the trailer. And I used 1/2 tubing cut to fit as the spacer. I welded them to the frame slipped on the fender and now...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Well I finally got at it again. I installed the...

Well I finally got at it again. I installed the fender braces and finished the support bars for the expanded metal.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/24/nutejegy.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
And the new wheels, which are the altogether...

And the new wheels, which are the altogether taller despite being labeled the same size. These state on the sidewall high speed use.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/21/a6yzy6a3.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Just installed the folding hoist on the front. ...

Just installed the folding hoist on the front.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/21/vy3e9ype.jpg
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Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
I used expanded metal for a couple of reasons....

I used expanded metal for a couple of reasons. First off it is much thinner than a 3/4 sheet of plywood. Second it is approximately 30% lighter than an untreated sheet of plywood dry (making it...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
I just purchased two new Kenda wheel and tire...

I just purchased two new Kenda wheel and tire combo's , a weld on folding tongue jack, and (8) recessed d-rings. The only other thing I want to get now is a box that sits on the front... But I will...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Is there better bearings that I can install? I...

Is there better bearings that I can install? I drive to Florida a couple of times a year (1200 miles each way), I am planning on getting the two new Kendall wheel and tire assemblies and keeping the...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
ED, I re-packed the bearings with some good Mobil...

ED, I re-packed the bearings with some good Mobil grease. I don't think I should get bearing buddies because the newer trailers have grease fittings on the inner part of the hub (if anyone thinks...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
http://www.uscargocontrol.com/Ratchet-Straps-Tie-D...

http://www.uscargocontrol.com/Ratchet-Straps-Tie-Downs/D-Rings-D-Ring-Tie-downs/Pan-Fitting-5-000-Lbs
I think I may get these and put one in I each corner (4), and two in the middle on the side.
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
I had a hot work permit so I am good...lol!!.....

I had a hot work permit so I am good...lol!!.. Thanks for noticing, do you work for OSHA?
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Lol.. I am new to this, I wish I could just make...

Lol.. I am new to this, I wish I could just make them smaller. But I I will make sure to do that in the future.



I welded the mounts to the frame, and I bought some tubing and 1/2 thread all to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 1,712,347
Posted By drtdino
Here is a trailer I am building so I can haul the...

Here is a trailer I am building so I can haul the LRP around...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=863408
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
I had already decided before hand that I was...

I had already decided before hand that I was going to install an expanded metal floor, and make a section in the back half of the trailer 6 in wide out of some sheet metal. I used 10ga sheet metal...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,456
Posted By drtdino
Another harbor freight trailer build

Well I decided to build my own trailer after looking at Craigslist and equipment trader online, coming up with nothing that really suits my needs. I ended up printing out a 20% off coupon and getting...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 1,712,347
Posted By drtdino
LOL!!! That is awesome...

LOL!!! That is awesome...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 1,712,347
Posted By drtdino
Also, what does "lrp" mean or stand for? ...

Also, what does "lrp" mean or stand for?


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Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 1,712,347
Posted By drtdino
Hi, I bought my crf250l a month ago and have only...

Hi, I bought my crf250l a month ago and have only be able to put the three miles from the dealer to my house on it (the long way) due to the rough Chicago winters. I look forward to riding the heck...
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