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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Ya I have a rebuild thread in my signature. I...

Ya I have a rebuild thread in my signature. I also have a spreadsheet of oem parts/ some aftermarket for rebuild.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21,684
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Posted By mitchn06
6'4 205lbs. Guess I'm average here. I can't...

6'4 205lbs. Guess I'm average here. I can't imagine wrestling this thing being any shorter than 6', unless you never hit 0mph. Haha. It's a blast. I've put on over 2200 miles this year on the rebuild...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
How does one break said shifter knob more than...

How does one break said shifter knob more than twice? Maybe I ride too much like an old man
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/23/5ysyte3a.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/23/5ysyte3a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/23/ba7uga2a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/23/ne9e3aty.jpg
Did some messing around today in a new development area...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
XR650R Thread!

Hey guys, what holds the rocker arm shafts in place? My intake rocker arm shaft has a wiggle to it when the engine is running.

UPDATE: pretty sure it's the head bolts that hold it in, but if mine...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
I've used the pine sol mix before too on some...

I've used the pine sol mix before too on some inline carbs. Worked wonders.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Joe, they can be bought from multiple sites...

Joe, they can be bought from multiple sites including Xrs only and powerbarn.
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Congrats guys!

Congrats guys!
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Well first of all, throw that overpriced k&n in...

Well first of all, throw that overpriced k&n in the trash bin if you are riding off-road. Tear the head down, it's really your only "sure thing" option. IN valves might look good now. You could do a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,040
Posted By mitchn06
Escon, they are held pretty tight by the band...

Escon, they are held pretty tight by the band clamps, but I did have one clamp break on me from over tightening it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,040
Posted By mitchn06
Thanks TJE. The front is a kenda track master 2...

Thanks TJE. The front is a kenda track master 2 and the rear is the Dunlop 606. The 606 lasted about 1500 miles, of which 85% was highway speeds on pavement.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,040
Posted By mitchn06
Now that Ive had some time to ride, test...

Now that Ive had some time to ride, test everything out and make sure it all works I will complete this segment of my build. One of my biggest pet peaves is unfinished builds that leave everybody...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:51 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Clank, can it be done? Sure, with the right mods....

Clank, can it be done? Sure, with the right mods. As trl rider said, it is best at home in the dirt. If your primary use is pavement travel, I think there are other bikes out there that would require...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
http://www.bajadesigns.com/Resources/en/ItemDocume...

http://www.bajadesigns.com/Resources/en/ItemDocuments/105002/Oil%20Sight%20Tube%20Instructions.pdf

I sourced the hardware from McMaster Carr and already had the tap. It was nerve racking drilling...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
This was a separate occurance than the rebuild,...

This was a separate occurance than the rebuild, but I did rockers and cam for that fix.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
Damn dude. Been there. Oil sight tube installed...

Damn dude. Been there. Oil sight tube installed now.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 08:19 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Might want to just pull the head cover off to...

Might want to just pull the head cover off to inspect. I know it's kinda a pain. But may save you in the long.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Oh. Yep. Just a tad different than the...

Oh. Yep. Just a tad different than the snowflakes. My phone screen is too small. Had to pull it up on the computer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Here I as looking for a set of snowflake firebird...

Here I as looking for a set of snowflake firebird rims for my '69, and you are sporting them on you trailer!! Jeepers!! Have a safe and fun trip!
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
My idle is 1500. It will stall out with anything...

My idle is 1500. It will stall out with anything less. Probably due to the hotcams. But not sure. Starts first kick on cold mornings with choke on and fires up one kick no choke when warm.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Awesome pics guys! All of you. Summer is here!! I...

Awesome pics guys! All of you. Summer is here!! I rode to work in the rain yesterday. Tried out my waterproof stuff. Everything was dry except for my neck. Everybody thought I was dumb at work. Haha....
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 11:19 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
I added rox risers to mine with the stock clamp....

I added rox risers to mine with the stock clamp. It was an excellent $75 spent. Much more comfortable. And I didn't need new cables.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Haha. That's funny. I'm from SOuth Dakota and I...

Haha. That's funny. I'm from SOuth Dakota and I heard/ (news article) that there are many many SD plated vehicles in MX. probably the reason we do not have a state income tax.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Wiseco website states:

Wiseco website states:
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
Ya. That would be great. Thanks

Ya. That would be great. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 09:49 AM
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Views: 79,577
Posted By mitchn06
sounds fantastic guys. i'll be following. i'm...

sounds fantastic guys. i'll be following. i'm from Eastern SD, so when coming from the West, take highway 44 if possible. much better scenery. take care, good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21,684
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Posted By mitchn06
Brayjay, I keep getting confused on your wording....

Brayjay, I keep getting confused on your wording. Is it a scratch or a deposit? You said that it isn't a gouge, but is a scratch? To me those are the same. Were you able to wipe the line clean with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 06:49 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Is it a scratch or a deposit? Didn't align ring...

Is it a scratch or a deposit? Didn't align ring in the 120 degree offset maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
Oh man. I'm sorry to see this dude. Damnit!

Oh man. I'm sorry to see this dude. Damnit!
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Thanks Junkie. The only thing I would have to say...

Thanks Junkie. The only thing I would have to say about the valve setting is that it's already so easy to do. Unless you can do it that way multiple times and then checking it per the book and have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By mitchn06
Anybody know if the heidenau k60 scout will mount...

Anybody know if the heidenau k60 scout will mount up and fit in the 140/80-18 size?
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21,684
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Posted By mitchn06
Keyz, I noticed when I ran the bike with the...

Keyz, I noticed when I ran the bike with the clutch cover off that it was quite loud, thinking maybe I had not tightened up my nut enough. But I'm sure is tight, but the outer basket had some in and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 15,218
Posted By mitchn06
Black Hills: September 20th 2013

The only problem we encountered with the trans SD is that we did it in the spring. I swear we were following the gravel gravel truck several days behind. The gravel everywhere we were was soft and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21,684
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Posted By mitchn06
XR650R Thread!

Anybody have a good picture depicting how far the clutch nut is screwed on?

Edit: also. I'm unsure because I can grab my outer basket and it wiggles in and out just a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
Sweet pic. That looks badass. A real framer.

Sweet pic. That looks badass. A real framer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
I'll probably pull the right case tonight also....

I'll probably pull the right case tonight also. Have a look around. I just called Xrs only. They were somewhat baffled also. Said could be Mia aligned oil passage in crank when put back together,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 12:08 PM
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Posted By mitchn06
Only a few more ideas about these non ferrous non...

Only a few more ideas about these non ferrous non bronze , but aluminum flakes. My strainer screens are clean an all that's left that I can think of is when I drilled and tapped my frame for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21,684
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Posted By mitchn06
Single bend ones for me. It's a bit awkward , but...

Single bend ones for me. It's a bit awkward , but it can be done.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21,684
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Posted By mitchn06
Ya. I do. I'm kinda bored, but between putting it...

Ya. I do. I'm kinda bored, but between putting it back together, tuning the carb and prepping for my trip, my garage is kinda a mess. Oh and I have my first child coming into this crazy world in 4...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21,684
Views: 2,572,219
Posted By mitchn06
XR650R Thread!

That is awesome. Probably quite a bit of $$ worth of parts.
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