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Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ginger beard did you ever find a bike? I know...

Ginger beard did you ever find a bike? I know it's getting to cold to ride in most places but I would think you could find a cheaper bike now? I had to break down and buy some parts today my clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Hmm maybe ill have to try an iridium plug. The...

Hmm maybe ill have to try an iridium plug.
The pictures are awsome I like the little buildings in the background they remind me of a video I watched about tiny houses.
This morning was the first...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I have always just ran ngk regular plugs. Do the...

I have always just ran ngk regular plugs. Do the iridium plugs really do much other than last longer?
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya right around 3k I noticed it dropped down to...

Ya right around 3k I noticed it dropped down to 70 from high 70s before. But around that time I got a different job and had to do more freeway driving so I think that is why. It's been right around...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
So after all of the paranoia about the valves...

So after all of the paranoia about the valves being tight I checked mine. I have checked them about evey 5-7 k since new and usually have yo make small adjustments. From about 17000 miles till 32000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I change mine every 10k and it seems fine. Went...

I change mine every 10k and it seems fine. Went on a 350 mile ride this morning on a loop through Arizona elevation from 1200 feet to 6500. Averaged 65 mpg. I found out that logs bend shifters... I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:14 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I don't have a computer let alone a scanner but...

I don't have a computer let alone a scanner but ill explain the best I can it doesn't say much. Basically if the engine stalled then it says if FI light comes on while running then it says take it to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I had min sputter on me a couple times then the...

I had min sputter on me a couple times then the next day after getting off the freeway coming to a light it stalled. Once stoped I had to turn key off then back on and it started. As you I was full...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
It's fine there is not much I can do. Ill let you...

It's fine there is not much I can do. Ill let you know in a couple months what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Bendanger Ok thanks. Ya that cb500x is a cool...

Bendanger Ok thanks. Ya that cb500x is a cool looking bike. I was looking at them and a few other things but wanted a more off road capable bike so I ended up with an older xr650l to go along with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya most of my miles are on the highway. At 75 mph...

Ya most of my miles are on the highway. At 75 mph indicated. So we will see how this goes. I'm just shy of 35k 1100$ I that just parts or parts and installed? We're there any warning signs, Low power...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 02:12 AM
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Posted By Rhompin45
If it happenedAt 39k then I'm getting close....

If it happenedAt 39k then I'm getting close. Would there be any way of preventing that? Was it just the exhaust valve got to tight or something? I'm guessing you could get parts through Suzuki but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
No we haven't.

No we haven't.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Hey Blugg you don't live to far from me. Maybe in...

Hey Blugg you don't live to far from me. Maybe in a couple months when it cools off ill go down and ride by you so you can see one :-)
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 10:38 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Nj u ended up getting the sr400 I know you talked...

Nj u ended up getting the sr400 I know you talked about it a while back. I saw one at my local deal a month or so back they are cool looking. How does it compare with the tu? Mpg and top end? I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 02:23 AM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Sorry guys I have a question that has prob been...

Sorry guys I have a question that has prob been answered but I trying to figure out jet sizes for a new to me bike. I'm at 1200 feet it has an aftermarket exhaust (it doesn't show a brand any where)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I have the 16 41 setup with a 4.1x18 rear tire...

I have the 16 41 setup with a 4.1x18 rear tire it's the shinko 244? I think like a all terrain tire. it will do 80 in 4 and 5th gear. On a flat road with no wind. But I wouldn't recomend that tire...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ugg I was just thinking about it being nice to...

Ugg I was just thinking about it being nice to have a center stand for the xr650 so I google searches it and this is all I found... Really? No one makes them? I completly under stand retirement and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Oh hey your in Mesa I didn't realise you were...

Oh hey your in Mesa I didn't realise you were from here also. Ya I look on cl and your right there are rarely bikes under 2500 and I'm guessing they didn't have any of the 2009 bikes here as I have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Nice that seems like a good price. Ya mine keeps...

Nice that seems like a good price. Ya mine keeps humming along 32k miles later it died on me the other day coming off the freeway but started back up I checked the oil and it was at the lowest level...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Licence plate.

I lost my plate a while back and got pulled over. I told him it fell off showed him my papers. The only thing he kept asking was if I smoked pot recently because my eyes were dialated. I explained to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I haven't looked in the carb to see what jets are...

I haven't looked in the carb to see what jets are in it but it has a super trapp exhaust. I know it varies depending on mods but what mpg range can be expected?
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
After wanting a dual sport bike for the last year...

After wanting a dual sport bike for the last year looking at the klr dr and xr i just picked up a 97 xr650 last night it has been kept in decent condition. So far I have only ridden it home I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Oh thanks I knew they were a different but I...

Oh thanks I knew they were a different but I didn't know how much. I can't find much info on them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
It's the L

It's the L
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
97 xr650

I'm going to look at a 97 xr650 today it looks like its in good condition. It's got 20k on the clock. Are there any known problems with this era? thinks to look out for? Oh and it is the L version.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Tank bag

I got one from Walmart a while back that has magnets and has the plastic window and a rain cover. It got a little faded in the az sun but other than that it works fine I just keep a flash light tire...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya I check my oil strainer every like 5 oil...

Ya I check my oil strainer every like 5 oil changes but I have never found anything. I have also done all of the maint my self I found a YouTube video on how to do the valves. I had done them before...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Center stand

I have heard about people getting a center stand off of other bikes and making custom brackets to make it work there is not one made for them.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Blugg I just looked at a map I for some reason...

Blugg I just looked at a map I for some reason thought bisbee was a little farther. I didn't do much for break in on mine either other than vary the speed and rpm constantly for the first 100 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya the tu does good in cross wind well out side...

Ya the tu does good in cross wind well out side of speed but it doesn't move to bad. Nice you road from Sierra vista to bisbee the first day?
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Bendanger that sounds really sweet it would be...

Bendanger that sounds really sweet it would be great to have a center stand on these bikes. If you know how to upload pics on here that would be awsome to see. I don't think I will ever grow out of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8,722
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Posted By Rhompin45
I was in need of new tires pretty bad I had 27k...

I was in need of new tires pretty bad I had 27k on the original front which still had some tread left but it wore kinda weird the outside wore more than the inside. Normally that's from low air...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Yes it is high enough. I am on my 3rd rear tire...

Yes it is high enough. I am on my 3rd rear tire that's how I did it both times. It works to change the front tire too. The pegs are a good Balance point. Ill get a picture I just don't know how to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I just lean the bike over and slide a jack stand...

I just lean the bike over and slide a jack stand under the one foot peg lift up and slide the other jack stand under the other jack stand. But this doesn't do much good if you néed to make repairs on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8,722
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya any 520 chain will work then just follow njs...

Ya any 520 chain will work then just follow njs directions.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Well that's unfornitute. I am glad to hear your...

Well that's unfornitute. I am glad to hear your ok for the most part. Did you down shift to low or did you use to much rear brake?
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Oh I didn't see that you were planning on...

Oh I didn't see that you were planning on removing the forks... It would still be close to 30in.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Man I don't know it's about 34 inches from ground...

Man I don't know it's about 34 inches from ground to the top of the rear seat. The seat is about 2 inches taller than the tail light. For the front it's about 35in from handle bar to bottom of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
When I replace my battery I will more than likly...

When I replace my battery I will more than likly get the lifepo4. My friend has on in a Subaru rally car and he likes it.
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