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Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2009, 07:39 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Anybody looking for a 5.8 gal Acerbis tank for their XR400?

Just posted mine for sale in the Fleamarket....

Let me know if you are interested.

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2008, 08:38 PM
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Posted By sbruton
That's sweet that you found the 760s good on the...

That's sweet that you found the 760s good on the road. I have always liked them for dualsport riding and do a fair bit of pavement riding as well....commuting to work etc. Some folks might find...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2008, 09:46 AM
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Posted By sbruton
"Kenda K760 Trakmaster II" I just put a set...

"Kenda K760 Trakmaster II"

I just put a set of these on my XR... they are the only DS tire I use now. Great off-road tire though and dirt cheap. That being said they are VERY aggressive and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2008, 12:39 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Thanks for the input guys! So... it sounds...

Thanks for the input guys!

So... it sounds like the bottle neck is the actual carb and not related as much to the jetting. Unfortunately I don't have the funds to buy a pumper carb at the moment...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2008, 08:42 PM
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Posted By sbruton
440 Kit with Stock Carb

Hi all!

I'm in the process of re-assembling my '00 XR400 to install the 440 kit. The cylinder has been bored and the new sleeve pressed in.

Does anybody out there have a 440 kit installed...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,868
Posted By sbruton
The Wolfman Expeditions look good - I was...

The Wolfman Expeditions look good - I was considering them last year when I still have my DR650. What will you do for side racks if you go with the Expedition bags? Just fab something up yourself?
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,868
Posted By sbruton
Yeah.. this is funny. Literally, the day I...

Yeah.. this is funny. Literally, the day I posted this question I emailed Motosport Pannier and they re-released the Dirt Bagz for the XR400! Great timing...

Eakins - I noticed in some posts...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,868
Posted By sbruton
Hi Gorn, Did you get anywhere with this? ...

Hi Gorn,

Did you get anywhere with this?

I was considering doing the same but ran into the same road block as you.

:ear
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2008, 09:01 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Dirt Bagz on an XR400R

Is anybody out there running Dirt Bagz on their XR400?

I'll be doing some DS trips on mine this summer and want to find a reasonable set up for a small amount of luggage.

I was also...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By sbruton
Face the facts buddy.......... you're not going...

Face the facts buddy.......... you're not going to own one!

Just ride the XR and like it! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,279
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Posted By sbruton
You're absolutely right... I had a '97 KDX...

You're absolutely right...

I had a '97 KDX 220 that was "plated" for the road. It was a great bike, but the buzzy road manners were not pleasant. I found that I had to blip the throttle all the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 10:32 AM
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Posted By sbruton
Thanks! The Acebis tank is BIG and I would...

Thanks!

The Acebis tank is BIG and I would only recommend it for back country type DS rides where it's not too aggressive. As eakins eluded to - it adds a lot of weight up high if the tank is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 08:26 PM
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Views: 1,622,244
Posted By sbruton
Good thread!

Hi guys,

It's nice to see this thread. :clap I've been over at TT lurking around, but I'm really interested to see how you guys have outfitted your XR400 for "touring"...

I acquired my '00...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,673
Posted By sbruton
6.0 gal Acerbis

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t17/sbruton/DSC00811.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 98,738
Views: 18,834,594
Posted By sbruton
The trip from GP to Coleman will be a long azz...

The trip from GP to Coleman will be a long azz trip. How much time do you plan to spend doing it? I was hoping to do a loop up to Hinton (from 1A) thru Jasper and down the Icefields Pkwy over a 3...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2007, 05:55 PM
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Posted By sbruton
You're Right!....

Hi Photodave! Yes...it is Spray Lakes! I live in the area and was out a couple times over the weekend. There really isn't much in the way of good D/S riding in the Bow Valley but you can make the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2007, 10:17 AM
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Posted By sbruton
There are some pics on TT..... ...

There are some pics on TT.....

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=473698&page=2
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2007, 09:40 AM
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Posted By sbruton
Sorry, no pics. I was searching this Thread to...

Sorry, no pics. I was searching this Thread to find an old post but wasn't successful. I vaguely remember a post with a picture of the actual connector...

Sorry I can't be more help!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2007, 10:06 AM
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Posted By sbruton
Hi David, I'm not sure about the lead you...

Hi David,

I'm not sure about the lead you are refering to, but there is and unused plug behind the headlight cowling that runs through the ignition. I used it for my grip heaters......

I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By sbruton
Hi El Hombre! I think it depends a great...

Hi El Hombre!

I think it depends a great deal on the type of riding you do. For casual back road and street riding it's probably not necessary. Unless you have money burning a hole in your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2007, 10:10 AM
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Posted By sbruton
I agree!

Even with a bit of cold weather and a touch of snow left on the ground --> its stilll good fun! :1drink

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t17/sbruton/DSC00760.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By sbruton
I just put a set of Fastways on my DR today.... I...

I just put a set of Fastways on my DR today.... I ordered the DL1000 pegs and just modified the bushing to fit the stock pin. It was just a matter of drilling the hole slightly larger....GREAT PEGS...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2007, 02:47 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Do I hear CCM ????? :evil

Do I hear CCM ????? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2007, 12:18 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Hey Crankshaft! Do you know the P/N and...

Hey Crankshaft!

Do you know the P/N and approx. price for the triple clamp you installed? I was looking on the Applied Racing Website, but couldn't find the DR650 listed.... Also, does it have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2007, 12:40 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Kamloops pics...

Hi Joker650,

How's the weather and riding been in the Loops these days? Looks like spring has arrived??

Any rides planned out that way for May long weekend? It's a way off yet, but can't...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By sbruton
Dirt Bagz...

--> EDIT -- Ignore my comments below --> I found a number of good threads! What do ya know... the search function works :) hahahah

---------

I too am in the process of looking at side...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2007, 11:05 AM
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Posted By sbruton
:lol3 ...... you're drunk.

:lol3 ...... you're drunk.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2007, 08:19 AM
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Views: 18,834,594
Posted By sbruton
Hi JustAL, I posted some pics on TT of the...

Hi JustAL,

I posted some pics on TT of the one I'm currently building....It is still work in progress, but here is a pic from last weekend. Still working on the finish and planning to get some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,076
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Posted By sbruton
mmmmmmmmmmmmmm - blingy :tb Looks awesome...

mmmmmmmmmmmmmm - blingy :tb

Looks awesome Crankshaft!
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2007, 06:35 AM
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Posted By sbruton
Good job Dmrrallen!

Dave,

The dash looks great! I'm glad that you were able to get the wiring sorted out!

Have a good one!

Shane
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 98,738
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Posted By sbruton
Hi Dmrrallen, I didn't end up using the DRZ...

Hi Dmrrallen,

I didn't end up using the DRZ switch. I was bidding on one thru EBay but lost it... I ended up just using a single position rocker toggle switch (ON/OFF) and mounted it in the same...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2007, 07:38 AM
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Posted By sbruton
Hey Dmrrallen, I also did a similar thing,...

Hey Dmrrallen,

I also did a similar thing, and one thing you may need is a 100 ohm resistor. The stock ingition has one "built-in" to prevent hotwiring. I went thru this process after a fella in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 98,738
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Posted By sbruton
Bross...that sucks bad. You guys are getting...

Bross...that sucks bad. You guys are getting hammered this year. :cry

We're not much better in the south - I just keep finding reasons to wrench on my bike to pass the time....

We just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 98,738
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Posted By sbruton
I owned a KTM Adventure for a couple of years and...

I owned a KTM Adventure for a couple of years and only had the centre stand...I'm kind of torn between having one and not. I think I did more damange to the KTM as a result of tip overs while on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By sbruton
Hey CDN RN! Kientech sells them for $210...

Hey CDN RN!

Kientech sells them for $210 USD with a petcock. He also does the minor assy of the petcock with a quick inspection prior to shipping. Great service and support you can't go wrong.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2007, 03:49 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Holy Crap Tango! You did that loop in 2 days? ...

Holy Crap Tango! You did that loop in 2 days? You guys didn't waste any time, huh? :clap

I've ridden in many of the areas that the trunk road passes thru (Rocky Mtn House, Nordegg, Mt. Park,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2007, 07:07 AM
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Posted By sbruton
Hi Klay! It's called the "Forestry Trunk...

Hi Klay!

It's called the "Forestry Trunk Road" or Hwy 40 and some parts 734...

If you look on this map...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2007, 07:18 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Right on! It's a beatiful area and one of the...

Right on! It's a beatiful area and one of the most scenic roads a person can travel....

Mid-June you *should* be alright but you are always better off to check in advance! If you make a plan to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2007, 07:42 PM
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Posted By sbruton
Hey Stranded...I'm not sure if there is another...

Hey Stranded...I'm not sure if there is another one in your neck of the woods, but are you refering to the Ice Fields Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper?

If that is the case and you have some...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2007, 09:58 AM
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Posted By sbruton
I plan to make a bracket that will fasten to the...

I plan to make a bracket that will fasten to the gussett on the head-tube and protrude out the front between the fork tubes, without obstructing the turning radius. It will then attach to the front...
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