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Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13,277
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No I don't think so. I think people like the...

No I don't think so. I think people like the longer swing arm, I'd imagine it gives a bit more stability at speed. You'd have to ask someone who's done the swap.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-23-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Nice pics. Not to be a stick in the mud, but...

Nice pics.

Not to be a stick in the mud, but 99% of the time when you take plastics off a sport bike it ends up looking like shit. Plus, with as much as you ride, you're going to really miss the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13,277
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Don't know about the SLR650 front wheel, but the...

Don't know about the SLR650 front wheel, but the NX250 in the US uses a 19" front wheel that fits.

All the aluminum swing arms that fit are a bit different length, both the XR600R and XL600LM...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13,277
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Werd. The stock springs on the XL are super...

Werd. The stock springs on the XL are super soft, not to mention old. My rear was bottomed out from just me sitting on it, and I'm only 225 lbs. I found a rear shock on Ebay with an aftermarket...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13,277
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That seat cover looks good, but the stock spring...

That seat cover looks good, but the stock spring on that XR500 shock might be a bit weak.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,264
A Porsche is something that you only drive on the...

A Porsche is something that you only drive on the street or a race track and you often wind out the motor to go as fast as possible, so you really need a tachometer. The KTM is a dirt bike that you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
I really don't know how it would perform off...

I really don't know how it would perform off road, but I couldn't imagine a super sport 4 cylinder being much good for putting around on trails. Geared down it might go alright, but then it will be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Unless it's already been dropped, then don't. If...

Unless it's already been dropped, then don't. If it's a nice clean bike, sell it while it's still worth something, because once you turn it into a homebrew adventure bike it will ruin the resale...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13,277
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+1 Lacing the rear wheel on this bike is a big...

+1 Lacing the rear wheel on this bike is a big pain in the ass, especially when the only other wheel lacing experience you ever had was doing the front one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13,277
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Word. O.F.B. Old Fucking Bikes Occasionally...

Word. O.F.B. Old Fucking Bikes

Occasionally I start looking for another vintage bike to buy, but then I just look at the XL and remember how much work old bikes are.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13,277
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:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13,277
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"In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Greek:...

"In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Greek: φοῖνιξ phoinix) is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn."

It fits
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,351
That thing really looks good. The fizzer...

That thing really looks good. The fizzer bodywork goes great with the raised suspension. Well done.

BTW How's the Aussie transplant working for you? I read a few books on the continent and it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13,277
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Lol, next time I hear a Christian talking about...

Lol, next time I hear a Christian talking about the second coming I should show them this thread. RFVC performs a resurrection once a week.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
+1 That's a pretty serious suit.

+1 That's a pretty serious suit.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,768
Cool Flathead. I always wanted to build one of...

Cool Flathead. I always wanted to build one of those motors, they have like a million different intake manifolds for them and all sorts of other crazy experimental hot rod parts.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13,277
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I'd just run it. I'd go through the carbs first,...

I'd just run it. I'd go through the carbs first, maybe pour a splash of oil into rocker cover after you fill it up.

Let us know the results.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-02-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,519
Yikes, I was just looking at the transit time.

Yikes, I was just looking at the transit time.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-01-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,519
Man, even if it did show up on the 29th, that's...

Man, even if it did show up on the 29th, that's still a long ass time. 5 days to get to the west cost from Kansas? Is it coming by horse?
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,854
Maybe your racism plays a big factor in a...

Maybe your racism plays a big factor in a motorcycle purchase...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,561
Nice idea, I'm looking forward to the photos.

Nice idea, I'm looking forward to the photos.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,561
How tight does the hose fit between the shock and...

How tight does the hose fit between the shock and the frame? I'd like to build a setup like this myself, but I hear it's hard to fit anything through that spot.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,975
XR350/250 are light bikes with small low power...

XR350/250 are light bikes with small low power motors, they don't put a lot of stress on the drive chain. A heavy bike with a big motor does.

Cool project, but you should seriously consider a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,882
Yeah I don't know why people want 6 speed...

Yeah I don't know why people want 6 speed thumpers so bad. The five speeds are all geared pretty low, and the bikes they're in don't go over 100mph. How much shifting do you want to do? It would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
Nice gold supertrapp, but I'd rather take that...

Nice gold supertrapp, but I'd rather take that Bronco.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,882
And I'd bet that ATVs outsold Dual Sports and...

And I'd bet that ATVs outsold Dual Sports and dirt bikes two to one.

ATV's stole the thunder from dirt bikes since the mid 80's, that's why all the bikes sold today are still running their old...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
Nice Pipe

Bet this made some noise

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1986-Honda-XL600R-Custom-Exhaust-Pipe-Muffler-86-XL600-XL-600-/141418157681?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
The XL shock is a POS with a super weak spring. ...

The XL shock is a POS with a super weak spring. Your best bet is to order a custom shock or buy an aftermarket one.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
The bike gets a different kind of dirty living in...

The bike gets a different kind of dirty living in the city. Just before I took that pic I hosed all the McDonald's wrappers and cigarette buts out of the fender. Just yesterday I fell into a rut...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13,277
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The Tarozzi fork brace from Fast from the Past is...

The Tarozzi fork brace from Fast from the Past is made from cast aluminum, not plastic. And an XR600 fork brace wont fit.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
The Kenda 270 is fine offroad, but terrible on...

The Kenda 270 is fine offroad, but terrible on asphalt. The rear squirms like mad when cornering, and the front will get cupped out and noisy in less than 1000 miles. It's a junk street tire, even...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
Different valves?

Why does Honda list different part numbers for the 85-87 XL600 than the rest of the 500/600 RFVC engines?

85 - 87 XL600R: Intake 14711-MG2-790 Exhaust 14721-MG2-790
Everything else: Intake...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
I've read the same about this motor having a lot...

I've read the same about this motor having a lot of rotating mass.

And I also don't think the flywheel is different from different years of the XR500, since I weighed both an 83 XR500 against an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
I might just do that. I was wrong about my...

I might just do that. I was wrong about my weights earlier. The XR600 and XR500 flywheels both weigh 5lbs 2 ounces. The XL is at least 6lbs or more but my digital scale at home doesn't go above 6....
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
I put an XR500 flywheel in my bike, it's only...

I put an XR500 flywheel in my bike, it's only about 10 ounces or so lighter (XR500 6lbs and the XL600 was 6lbs 10 oz if I remember correctly), so not a full pound only just a bit lighter. I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13,277
Views: 1,303,256
I think they're the same, or at least close. You...

I think they're the same, or at least close. You can look up RFVC gear ratio charts, they're around. Someone may even chime in with one soon.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13,277
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I don't know what the power difference is...

I don't know what the power difference is officially, but I know the later electric start motors have heavy flywheels and CV carbs, making them at least feel less powerful.

Someone on here did an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Unless you're a good welder, then your best bet...

Unless you're a good welder, then your best bet is to just buy a piston, cam, and exhaust for it.

If you're even more inclined then do a fork swap with a front disc and get a custom shock built.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,215
Are all KTM owners on a first name basis with...

Are all KTM owners on a first name basis with their factory customer service representatives? That's not a good sign. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Just you and all the Harley riders in Milwaukee.

Just you and all the Harley riders in Milwaukee.
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