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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:57 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Ok, I've been searching but haven't found any...

Ok, I've been searching but haven't found any good answers. Those who have the powerbomb header, how do you like them? Are they worth the money? What differences did you notice? My 2014 has 1100...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 08:46 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
It was a great time! Nice to meet some good...

It was a great time! Nice to meet some good people and fellow riders. What I want to know is what did Tequila Girl put in that tea pot? Roofies? When Tom said cameras were confiscated due to pictures...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Skagit polaris is supposed to be a good place....

Skagit polaris is supposed to be a good place. Highly recommended by a great friend.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Gearing is too tall. I have same mods with 14/48...

Gearing is too tall. I have same mods with 14/48 gearing and i get 45mpg doing 60-65 to work. And I average 47 when in the hills.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac74/gorilla289...

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
On a more mature, AKA boring, note...

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
I'm thinking noonish. My dad wants to make...

I'm thinking noonish. My dad wants to make breakfast in the am and that won't be till at least 9. I'll have the bike loaded and ready to go though. So should be to the campsite by 11
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:18 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Stock compression is low, like 8.5 to 1 or so....

Stock compression is low, like 8.5 to 1 or so. Octane level is not as important.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-04-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
I thought 18 was legal? :D

I thought 18 was legal? :D
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-03-2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
How about a nice warm glass of shut the he'll up!

How about a nice warm glass of shut the he'll up!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 06:11 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
I am at my dads in Long Beach. So lets roll fri...

I am at my dads in Long Beach. So lets roll fri and sat. I was planning on heading over to the fest fri sometime.....
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 75,458
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Posted By gorilla2891
http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac74/gorilla289...

http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac74/gorilla2891/Mobile%20Uploads/0903141357_zps3b74286d.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
My 2014

Well here is my 14 XRL. Farkeled well for dualsport. A few of my own mods and a bunch from this forum. Its like the XRL forum threw up on my bike! :D These are from the hills between Long Beach and...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-03-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,800
Posted By gorilla2891
So the border,ferry crossings are going to fix ...

So the border,ferry crossings are going to fix themselves by next year?
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Why not Super Tenere?

Why not Super Tenere?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 05:57 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
I've seen this pic, and that bike aint friendly....

I've seen this pic, and that bike aint friendly. Mad props to the rider taking it through the "stuff". [/QUOTE]
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 20,366
Posted By gorilla2891
Oh, so us with bigger bikes are excluded? I see...

Oh, so us with bigger bikes are excluded? I see how it is... Weightism is it? What about a 120LB rider on a xrl? Would that work? I mean a 300LB rider on a 250 would be about the same. :rofl I like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
That bike looks adventurous to me...

That bike looks adventurous to me...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Honda manual recommends not towing, liability i...

Honda manual recommends not towing, liability i guess, so... The hitch was on my dads 2nd wing then mounted on this one in 95 when he bought it new. His camp trailer weighed in about 600lbs fully...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
The ramp is aluminum and is less than 10lbs. I...

The ramp is aluminum and is less than 10lbs. I just know my back doesn't enjoy lifting the pig onto the trailer anymore... I could have left the bag of tools or camp chair, cooler, or my 1/5 scale...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Well 220+ mile ride from LaConner to Long Beach,...

Well 220+ mile ride from LaConner to Long Beach, WA. Handled great! Could only tell it was there on steep hills. Toy hauler?...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 02:06 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Just search Dave's mods. It is a night and day...

Just search Dave's mods. It is a night and day diff on carb.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
The trailer is pretty lightweight. Together with...

The trailer is pretty lightweight. Together with the XR is a little over 500lbs. The Wing fully loaded is roughly 1000lbs maybe more.I've done a ton of research since I had this crazy idea. My dad...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
I think my dad got it from Fred Meyers. But...

I think my dad got it from Fred Meyers. But basically the same trailer. It can fold up. I towed the wing home on it when he gave it to me. I do not know how! It was soo flimsy. I installed a 3/8"...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 12:05 AM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Not so much. My dad gave me his 95 wing this year...

Not so much. My dad gave me his 95 wing this year because he can no longer ride. So I'm towing the Xr down to hang out with him for the week. Then do ADV ride. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 09:44 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Thanks again!

Almost ready to roll in the A.M.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Ok its alive! So its the carb cleaning since it...

Ok its alive! So its the carb cleaning since it had spark. Bike sat for two weeks due to work trip. I guess the overpriced fuel I've been buying isn't worth it.I guess I'll just get chevron super and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Since last post I pulled bodywork and tank....

Since last post I pulled bodywork and tank. Pulled plug wire and installed spare plug and hit starter. Definitely have spark. So I pulled cv carb. the gasket on bowl had a bunch of sticky flaky crap....
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
There is nothing but flat or up slightly up hill...

There is nothing but flat or up slightly up hill on our property, didn't work. I am stressed! I quit tinkering with xrr carb so I could get bike ready to go. I had everything installed, cv carb back...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Today I reinstalled cv carb with daves mods. Bike...

Today I reinstalled cv carb with daves mods. Bike started and ran like a top.Ran it up and down our 5 acre property 3 times doing 1st _3rd gear wheelies to warm it up for oil change. Started it twice...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Opened screw on float bowl and fuel pored out...

Opened screw on float bowl and fuel pored out overflow tube. Has to be electrical.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Thanks for the input! It has gas. both clear fuel...

Thanks for the input! It has gas. both clear fuel lines show fuel. gas cap line is not pinched. gas cap off will not start. Only has about a gallon of ethanol free super. Both petcocks are under...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Has gas. both petcocks on acerbis are open.

Has gas. both petcocks on acerbis are open.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
Help! I'm stumped!

Okay. I need to get my bike on the trailer for a week long trip in the am. I took xrr carb off because I dont have time to fiddle with jetting. Put CV back in and fired right up, ran it up and down...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
I had to pull tank to get carb out to check...

I had to pull tank to get carb out to check needle clip placement. So I checked the plug(not proper plug chop). It confirmed what I thought anyways. Lean. So I will tear into carb and see. Supposedly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
With the crank case breather removed you can pull...

With the crank case breather removed you can pull the bowl, jets out with a shorty screwdriver. Or use a small bit ratchet with a philips bit. Do not have to take anything else off... Leave carb in...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,800
Posted By gorilla2891
I won't show up empty handed for sure! From...

I won't show up empty handed for sure! From reading through the thread it seems people plan some stuff and just want to contribute. I guess I'll share some beer.:freaky
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-25-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,800
Posted By gorilla2891
Ok, bike, camping gear, booze, munchies, good or...

Ok, bike, camping gear, booze, munchies, good or twisted sense of humor, Check! :y0! What in the way of real food do I need to bring for meals? Or to help contribute? Is a store nearby for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 75,458
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Posted By gorilla2891
I did that when I shut it down tonight. I'm...

I did that when I shut it down tonight. I'm pulling the tank and checking plug, pulling carb and checking needle position tomorrow. I am more curious if the temps I was reading are high or normal and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By gorilla2891
xrr carb ?

I noticed when I ran my xrl with xrr carb it seemed to run hot. Exhaust really gave off more heat. I do not have the temp/dipstick because they are out of stock. Today I timed its warm up with a temp...
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