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Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Very interested in going this route for some new...

Very interested in going this route for some new radiators! How was fitment and install? I just installed a full Staintune system and not sure if the header will cause problems! Also I was reading...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8,767
Views: 646,046
Posted By Stevevh
Hey Crobbo, Thanks for the pictures!!:clap I...

Hey Crobbo,

Thanks for the pictures!!:clap I actually ended up taking the header to a shop and have them go at it with a torch and bend it a bit. With a couple of hard drinks, swearing and a large...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8,767
Views: 646,046
Posted By Stevevh
Did you modify the exhaust or manage to get it...

Did you modify the exhaust or manage to get it all to fit? I will post pics but with the header on the head bolts the front joint wont join together, and when the front joint is together the header...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,767
Views: 646,046
Posted By Stevevh
Will snap a few pics and post! Give me a shout...

Will snap a few pics and post! Give me a shout anytime if you are in the area!
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Stevevh
Thanks for the prompt reply! Any suggestions on a...

Thanks for the prompt reply! Any suggestions on a good shop in the DFW are which might specialize in bikes?
Forum: Australia 07-20-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,767
Views: 646,046
Posted By Stevevh
Hey Sean-o, Been a while...have a great...

Hey Sean-o,

Been a while...have a great trip!! Will be watching!

Steve
Forum: Australia 07-20-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8,767
Views: 646,046
Posted By Stevevh
Staintune fitment issue!

Hey Gents,

Thought I would post here as you blokes are much more likely to have a Staintune exhaust than us yanks! I have spent the last 2 days trying to get the header on the bike and no amount...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Stevevh
Staintune exhaust header fitment issues. (XR650R)

Hey guys,

I recently acquired a full Staintune exhaust system, and when I tried to fit the header to the engine I ran into a fitment issue. I am unable to return the header to Staintune as I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By Stevevh
I went with vinyl and 5 years later it is still...

I went with vinyl and 5 years later it is still going strong! I really love the suede but after a while it seems to fade and look old. Guess it depends on how long you plan on keeping the bike! Also...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Stevevh
Hey Babuja, Very nice rebuild!!!:clap I have...

Hey Babuja,

Very nice rebuild!!!:clap I have some of the same upgrades including the USD CRF forks and the EXP clutch!
I am envious of where you live! You must have some beautiful terrain to ride...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Stevevh
Cool. thanks guys!!

Cool. thanks guys!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Stevevh
XR650R Recluse clutch questions:

Hi all,

I just installed a Rekluse EXP clutch on my XR and had a few questions regarding its use. I have researched these quite a bit but have gotten mixed answers, so I turn to you FF's!!:ear...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Fans

I have tried a few different types of fans on my XR. The problem with the computer fans are they don't like water at all! One hit and my nice compact PC fans failed. They also don't like dirt....!...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
At 4:25,Nap time!!!! Nice one Sean!!!:lol3...

At 4:25,Nap time!!!! Nice one Sean!!!:lol3 Trouble starting?
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Buell, I started out simple like you and...

Buell,

I started out simple like you and then the XR evolved over the years into its current form. Check out the bottom of this page for the different...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
SpeedoJosh, Believe it or not they are the...

SpeedoJosh,

Believe it or not they are the stock plastics that came with the bike! I did have to modify the side plastics a bit to incorporate the new rack.

P.S. I loved your RR, farking...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Hey Sean, It bolts up pretty well with a few...

Hey Sean,

It bolts up pretty well with a few tweaks here and there. One issue I had was my aftermarket exhaust mid bolt point not lining up with the new subframe. You should not have that problem...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Transformation

Well, I gotta say that this bike is like a chameleon, it keeps changing its skin! This is I think the 5th iteration of my XR and I must say I think I got it right this time! I just got done...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
I am in the same boat, although my Eddy just got...

I am in the same boat, although my Eddy just got a new pump assembly. I have heard that there is fitment issues with the FCR 41 and various aftermarket tanks! I will most likely go with the TM40 when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,019
Posted By Stevevh
Wow!!!:clap:eek1 That is one bad ass tanker!!! I...

Wow!!!:clap:eek1 That is one bad ass tanker!!! I also admire the fact that your ass can last that long in between fuel stops on the stock seat!!!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,261
Posted By Stevevh
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 214,349
Posted By Stevevh
What he said!!!!:freaky Get better mate!

What he said!!!!:freaky Get better mate!
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Huh, That is interesting! I was under the...

Huh,

That is interesting! I was under the impression that the K&N filters were the shit! At $50, it is pretty well made but if it doesn't keep the dirt out F that! What is the general consensus as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Hey Boet....I am an Ex S.African from Joburg... ...

Hey Boet....I am an Ex S.African from Joburg...

The fuel I run is usually 89 octane but I think I might go for premium from now on. I can't remember what octane we had growing up in darkest africa...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Cool, thanks!

Cool, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
Intake manifold gunk!

Hey guys,

Just pulled my Eddie off my BRP and noticed quite a bit of brownish very sticky gunk both on the intake and sitting on the valves. The bike is low milage. (around 2000 miles) ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,126
Posted By Stevevh
Now that was a farking funny RR....

Now that was a farking funny RR. :lol3:clap:freaky Thoroughly entertaining!!
Thanks for sharing.....and keep on partying!!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 30,706
Posted By Stevevh
I am in the process of installing the Britannia...

I am in the process of installing the Britannia composites fairing onto my 650R and must say it is a very well made, well thought out piece of kit. Also fitting the fairing was the easiest of all the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 40,514
Posted By Stevevh
http://metaljockey.smugmug.com/photos/471675183_8S...

http://metaljockey.smugmug.com/photos/471675183_8SavV-L.jpg


MJ, Even your "Less good" ride report are better than any ride I have ever done on a bike. Your philosophy, humor and fabulous...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 32,597
Posted By Stevevh
Test away!!!! I have dropped the XR a few times...

Test away!!!! I have dropped the XR a few times and the braces are holding up great. These along with the big Acerbis tank really protect the radiators very well. A great product!!!! :clap

Here is...
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By Stevevh
Thanks for the suggestions. I could probably fit...

Thanks for the suggestions. I could probably fit a push type switch instead of the rocker switches, so you would have 3 push switches total. The garage door opener is a good idea and I will look into...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,716
Posted By Stevevh
Very, very nice!

Very, very nice!
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By Stevevh
Yep Ken, Maybe I should stick to flying...

Yep Ken,

Maybe I should stick to flying instead of designing things!!:lol3
Pity though as this switch is sooo superior in quality to anything out there. I guess the economy really does suck and...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By Stevevh
Thanks! The toggle switches shown actually have...

Thanks! The toggle switches shown actually have the rubber boots that go on top of them. I just need to find ones with longer throws.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By Stevevh
Universal CNC Billet Handlebar Switch Interest thread!

Hi Guys,

This is just an interest thread to see if there is any interest in producing these on a semi large scale or not. I initially started this because I could find no decent well made reliable...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22,629
Views: 2,864,024
Posted By Stevevh
SE Oklahoma!!!!

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Forum: Vendors 03-26-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 32,597
Posted By Stevevh
Just a quick update!:D Just got back from a DS...

Just a quick update!:D Just got back from a DS trip in OK and although I never crashed I did dump the BRP on the tank and the braces held up very well. Thanks again for doing this!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By Stevevh
Very nice rack!!!Where did you get it and how...

Very nice rack!!!Where did you get it and how much?
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 32,597
Posted By Stevevh
Just got done installing the brace. It took me...

Just got done installing the brace. It took me about 20 minutes and I did not have to take anything off the bike. Pretty amazing build quality, better than a lot of the retail aftermarket stuff I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 53,938
Posted By Stevevh
Thumb Farking awesome RR as usual GP. Thanks!!! I will...

Farking awesome RR as usual GP. Thanks!!! I will make it there one day soon! :clap:clap
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