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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Steve, That is music to my ears. While to...

Steve,

That is music to my ears. While to the casual observer, I may seem still very much in the throws of things:wink::

http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb362/JHMartin08/XR650L/Apart.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
You are bringing back memories of Airheads past. ...

You are bringing back memories of Airheads past. Will do.

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Thank you; I am going to give one a try. Jay

Thank you; I am going to give one a try.

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
While I'm waiting for the triples and stem, which...

While I'm waiting for the triples and stem, which Steve has graciously agreed to press fit together before shipping them off to me, I thought I'd try to learn something about gearing and counter...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Yes, I was able to but assumed (incorrectly) that...

Yes, I was able to but assumed (incorrectly) that anyone investing the resources to convert the forks would have done it well.

I was able to snag a steering stem off eBay, am having it sent...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
You sure know how to break it to a guy...

You sure know how to break it to a guy gently.:wink:

I will test them for flatness and then let you know if I want your set. Would they accommodate a Scotts down the road?

I've had to pull off...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Lower Triple Clamp Woes

Uh oh!

http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb362/JHMartin08/XR650L/2014-09-15092330.jpg (http://s1202.photobucket.com/user/JHMartin08/media/XR650L/2014-09-15092330.jpg.html)

Not sure what is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
I don't doubt that given Florida's altitude. I...

I don't doubt that given Florida's altitude. I had a WR250F that would just completely run out power at 11,000'. I dropped the main one size and it would run to 11,500' and then die. Dropped one...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Steve, I am a late comer to the...

Steve,

I am a late comer to the main-jet-first approach, but am now sold on it. I don't take credit for the approach, rather I read an article by a fellow who tunes race bikes. In hind sight,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
It could be, but I intend to ride this bike...

It could be, but I intend to ride this bike predominantly above 9k'. I ended up installing 52/152 and intend to next week take it up to my "jetting proving grounds." I have found the old Loveland...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Onto and Into the Carb

Because the fuel screw had been modified, I was thinking the PO had done all the Dave mods. But alas, inside I had to enlarge the two holes in the slide and shim the needle with a .027" brass washer...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Valves

Found:

E .006 and .005
I .006 and .035

Set

E .005
I .004
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Very nice; and now I'm doing the same. ...

Very nice; and now I'm doing the same.

Moving now to under the seat
The PO installed this battery.
http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb362/JHMartin08/XR650L/battery.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
The speedo cable is as taught as a guitar string....

The speedo cable is as taught as a guitar string. Is there a longer cable available? Or do you just live with it if you want to use the stock speedometer with USD?

Thanks,

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
That is very helpful; thanks. I suppose I would...

That is very helpful; thanks. I suppose I would know all this if I'd have performed the conversion. All I knew was that the conversion was supposed to be a positive and this bike already had it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Frozen Comp Screw and Upper Triple Confusion

Discovered a problem--the compression-setting screw on the bottom of the right fork is frozen and won't click in either direction. I was planning to try and determine whether or not I need different...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Aye aye sir. It won't happen again sir. Now...

Aye aye sir. It won't happen again sir.
Now how about this for a rear fender fitment detail?
http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb362/JHMartin08/XR650L/2014-09-09125744.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
The whap took some of the misalignment out. I...

The whap took some of the misalignment out. I also found the PO had installed the bar mounts incorrectly, the one on the left with the arrow pointing up and the one on the right with the arrow...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Thanks Steve. I'm going to loosen the forks up...

Thanks Steve. I'm going to loosen the forks up and slide them up an inch as I read in the big thread of someone cutting his forks off by 1". I suspect that will also serve as the whap.

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By JMartin
Sorting a 2008 XR650L

Hello all,

I am excited to have just purchased this 2008 XR650L [pic taken in the previous owner's (PO's) barn].
http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb362/JHMartin08/XR650L/2014-08-06073443.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 75,575
Views: 7,995,795
Posted By JMartin
Nice sleuthing guys; thanks. So is using CRF...

Nice sleuthing guys; thanks. So is using CRF components to convert the front end an acceptable and quality approach?

Thanks again,
Jay
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 75,575
Views: 7,995,795
Posted By JMartin
The current owner did not do the conversion. So...

The current owner did not do the conversion. So it's what you see is what I'd get.

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 75,575
Views: 7,995,795
Posted By JMartin
Anything suspicious here?

Hi all,

I have both looked over and ridden this bike and all seems well. But I feel the least informed about the fork conversion. Anything look off here? If not, I'm bringing her home next...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 75,575
Views: 7,995,795
Posted By JMartin
Thank you. If I pick her up, I'm sure to have...

Thank you. If I pick her up, I'm sure to have more questions. For example, the forks are replaced and I have no idea about the quality of the conversion.

Jay
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 75,575
Views: 7,995,795
Posted By JMartin
Downward Play in Shift Lever When in 1st--Normal?

Hi,

Am thinking about picking up a 2008 XR650L and noticed it had downward play in the shift lever when in 1st gear. Is that normal or something about which I should be concerned?

Thanks,
Jay
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-09-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By JMartin
Found it here...

Found it here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=931640).
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-09-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By JMartin
Okay, just a bit more info to wrap up this...

Okay, just a bit more info to wrap up this thread. For some unknown reason, I cannot load a partial of US TOPO v3.02. So I will just not load it at all, freeing up plenty of segment count for the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-09-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By JMartin
Good call as these alone add up to 3,979...

Good call as these alone add up to 3,979 segments:
City Nav 2014.4 has 186 segments.
USRLwFHS v5 has 1,171 segments.
US Topo W v 2.01 has 2,622 segments.

[Interestingly (and as an aside),...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By JMartin
City Nav, TOPO West, and Fishing Hot Spots West.

City Nav, TOPO West, and Fishing Hot Spots West.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By JMartin
Utah TOPO Unrecognized by Montana 600

Hi,

I downloaded Utah Topo 2011 from GPSFileDepot but cannot get it to display on my Montana 600. The details:

I see the map in Basecamp.
JaVaWa says it's on my Montana.
File Explorer shows...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By JMartin
Perfect. I had forgotten about that interactive...

Perfect. I had forgotten about that interactive map. It is very helpful.

Thanks,
Jay
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By JMartin
Sawtooth Connector: Big Boulder Creek Rd to 75?

Hello,

Is there a dirt bike (plated) friendly way to connect Route 75 with Big Boulder Creek Rd (667) say along Germania Creek?


Thanks,
Jay
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,283
Posted By JMartin
I was wondering if that was was going to be the...

I was wondering if that was was going to be the case with SOB Hill, walking alongside the bike and wrestling it like a steer.

After reading one of Geek's ride reports, I went looking for SOB Hill...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11,295
Views: 1,253,977
Posted By JMartin
The last two upgrades have also changed the...

The last two upgrades have also changed the content of my shortcuts. I have shortcuts that change out which map I am looking at: TOPO, Fishing Hot Spots, and a highly detailed Colorado Topo. I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,495
Posted By JMartin
Resolved

I thought I would close this thread for posterity’s sake, leaving for anyone who stumbles upon it both the settings and the process that resulted in my bike running oh so fine up above 11,500'.

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By JMartin
I have a WR250F titled in NH. Jay

I have a WR250F titled in NH. Jay
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11,295
Views: 1,253,977
Posted By JMartin
I had not cleared the log, but just did upon your...

I had not cleared the log, but just did upon your recommendation. With my old GPSMap60 the track log was a queue that I never worried about. We seemed to have lost that with the Montana. If the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11,295
Views: 1,253,977
Posted By JMartin
No, I don't think so: Track Log: Record, Do...

No, I don't think so:

Track Log: Record, Do Not Show
Record Method: Auto
Interval: Normal
Auto Archive: When Full

I'm thinking I should go back to the rechargeable lithium battery and follow...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11,295
Views: 1,253,977
Posted By JMartin
Switched to Alkalines and Still Getting Chopped Up Tracks

Hello (again),

First, I should say how pleased I am with my Montana. I know I only ever visit here when I have a question or problem. But I do like it so much better than my old GPSMap 60. ...
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