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Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Will do. Hopped up needle and needle jet kit is...

Will do. Hopped up needle and needle jet kit is in the mail. Previous owner never installed the correct needle when he did the uncorking (just moved the clip down one slot) so I'm not too mad about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Awesome thanks. I'll probably just do that if I...

Awesome thanks. I'll probably just do that if I can't find it today.

Thanks for all the help everyone. Hope this thread helps someone in the future.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Haha no kidding! I was getting pretty frustrated....

Haha no kidding! I was getting pretty frustrated.

I think the jet is a gonner, I can't find it anywhere. I even checked the drain trap on my sink that I used to rinse the carb :D anyone have an...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Well that's the problem... ...

Well that's the problem...

http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss211/steve_o_77/16196E26-F9FD-41E3-8B9E-91DCF1E3A39F.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Holy crap. I think this is it! I'll take a look...

Holy crap. I think this is it! I'll take a look when I get home from work.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Hmm, good point. I didn't really clean the needle...

Hmm, good point. I didn't really clean the needle seat. The needle valve itself looks great but maybe the seat is effed up with pine sol gunk now. I'll check this.



Haha I was extremely...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Thanks for the tips guys. Float is at 18mm...

Thanks for the tips guys.

Float is at 18mm with the little spring loaded pin not compressed.

Justlookin, I'll let you know if I don't get it figured out by then. Thanks for the offer!
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
Yes sir, pilot is good, as are the orfices around...

Yes sir, pilot is good, as are the orfices around it. I'm almost wondering if it could be something electrical.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By steve o 77
XR650R won't idle and billows black smoke/sweet gunshot sounds

Hey guys, I've been searching all over for a solution to this.

It all started when I decided to soak the carb in pinesol due to the previous owner letting it sit for a long time. The bike ran ok...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 1,893,385
Posted By steve o 77
some pics of my new bike. Still needs some...

some pics of my new bike. Still needs some finishing touches.

http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss211/steve_o_77/IMG_37972FW_zps6c2ce6e2.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 1,893,385
Posted By steve o 77
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-sn...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/59521_1594940400170_1435764969_1626044_555849_n.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 1,893,385
Posted By steve o 77
wow, beautiful. :eek1

wow, beautiful. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
It also stripes oil off the cylinder walls...

It also stripes oil off the cylinder walls accelerating wear on the piston rings and cylinder.


lol yeah that is pretty lucky. There are lots of techniques for setting the bowl height, I've never...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
someone correct me if Im wrong but I think that...

someone correct me if Im wrong but I think that means the float is set way too high allowing the bowl to overfill.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 1,893,385
Posted By steve o 77
thanks! Yeah she is a clean '06 with only 5k...

thanks! Yeah she is a clean '06 with only 5k miles. Only thing wrong with it is the massive dent on the left side of the tank, along with the new ding I put in the bottom of the engine case on this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 1,893,385
Posted By steve o 77
http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss211/steve_o_7...

http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss211/steve_o_77/IMG_2176fw.jpg?t=1320964490

http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss211/steve_o_77/IMG_2183fw.jpg?t=1320964551
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 109,734
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Posted By steve o 77
mine has never blown smoke. I only have 4900...

mine has never blown smoke.

I only have 4900 miles though
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 109,734
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Posted By steve o 77
Very clean! I like that scheme a lot better...

Very clean!

I like that scheme a lot better than my '06.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
I just want to say that whoever decided molding...

I just want to say that whoever decided molding the throttle tube with the grip was a good idea needs to get their head checked. After about 15 minutes with a utility knife, then giving up and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 109,734
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Posted By steve o 77
wow I feel stupid. My chain was WAY too loose...

wow I feel stupid. My chain was WAY too loose causing all the extra noise. I tightened it properly and its back to normal.
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 03:44 PM
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Posted By steve o 77
hmm, going outside to check the alignment now...

hmm, going outside to check the alignment now...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
thats what I figured. I wasn't too worried about...

thats what I figured. I wasn't too worried about it but I thought I'd ask.

thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
Hey guys, quick question. Ever since I put...

Hey guys, quick question.

Ever since I put the 14T front sprocket on my bike Ive had a strange sound coming from the driveline. It almost sounds like rubber squeaking and only happens when I have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 109,734
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Posted By steve o 77
Awesome, thanks. Yeah Im 21 and still in college...

Awesome, thanks. Yeah Im 21 and still in college so I park my bike where I want lol.

I will probably end up doing that, especially since there are holes in them already (in the wrong places) from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
finally got rid of the tin-can stock handlebars...

finally got rid of the tin-can stock handlebars (mine were pretty severely bent by the previous owner). The bike now sports some bling gold steel bars of higher quality (unknown brand but they're...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2011, 10:11 PM
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Posted By steve o 77
awesome thanks guys, Ill get it ground down...

awesome thanks guys, Ill get it ground down tomorrow and keep the rubber with the 15T. The chain was making some funny sounds today so hopefully that is it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
Finally got a 14T front sprocket on today. Its a...

Finally got a 14T front sprocket on today. Its a little scary how close the chain is to hitting the retaining ring and the rubber washer gets smashed by the chain, but Ive read thats no problem......
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
I had to take a hacksaw to mine along with...

I had to take a hacksaw to mine along with pinching it in a vice. Mine was the original tire from 2005 (my bike is an '06).
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
if you got the rear on, the front will be a...

if you got the rear on, the front will be a breeze. Especially with no rimlock.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 83,087
Posted By steve o 77
that just might be the coolest thing I've ever...

that just might be the coolest thing I've ever seen. :lurk:
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
lol Nostradamus up in here.:lol3

lol Nostradamus up in here.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
so since shimming the needle and removing the...

so since shimming the needle and removing the snorkle, I think my MPG has dropped quite a bit. I hit reserve on the last tank (about 1/4 of which was with the mods done) at 139 miles. This tank I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
alright, Ill pick up some longer bolts before...

alright, Ill pick up some longer bolts before using it. Thanks.



Thanks
Man I really need to get that tail light! It looks so much better than that terrible tumor on there now.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
I made a home made luggage rack today for about...

I made a home made luggage rack today for about $10. Came out much better than I thought it would, especially since I only spent about 5 hours on it. Still deciding weather or not to get some longer...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
Well I pulled the snorkle today and shimmed the...

Well I pulled the snorkle today and shimmed the needle. The intake is definitely louder and my butt dyno tells me the power is more smooth in the lower RPM's.

Also, as expected, the TKC-80's are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
theoretically, around 240. I however don't own an...

theoretically, around 240. I however don't own an IMS so I don't know any real world numbers.

edit: just realized you are asking about AFTER hitting reserve... Disregard
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 210,857
Posted By steve o 77
on my old KTM ...

on my old KTM
http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss211/steve_o_77/IMG_2004.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
Awesome! you got a nice one there.

Awesome! you got a nice one there.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
I actually like the way my knee fits into the...

I actually like the way my knee fits into the dent when cornering,

well I got some new tires on her today (TKC 80 front and rear), well I got the front tire on and the rear 90% on... I have never...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 109,734
Views: 22,110,536
Posted By steve o 77
Alright alright! I got it! lol The tank will be...

Alright alright! I got it! lol The tank will be left alone:lol3

thanks everyone for the tips BTW.


Every bike I have ever owned did this. It is simply clutch/gearbox noise you're hearing.
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