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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Shooter1
My first bike was a 1980 XT250 and yes, I...

My first bike was a 1980 XT250 and yes, I upsized, downsized, etc.... a number of times. It seems that if you love the sport of mortotcycling you start out small and there is a natural progression to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 700,913
Posted By Shooter1
Nice

I likey.....:evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,778
Posted By Shooter1
FXR/Evo's

Bought a '89 FXRS-Sp new, tarted the motor up some and rode it for 23 years before selling it and getting my FXDX. I bought the DX as it was more comfortable, (has a DXT seat on it), a little faster,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By Shooter1
I sold the bike to a younger guy, maybe late 20's...

I sold the bike to a younger guy, maybe late 20's and gave him my contact info and told him if he ever wanted to sell it, I'd like first right of refusal. I kept his contact data as well for this...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By Shooter1
Alot of people will say the FXR handles better...

Alot of people will say the FXR handles better than the Dyna frame but I don't neccesarily buy that. Maybe my DX is just a "good one", I don't know, but I feel the DX handles as well and even turns...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By Shooter1
The EVO does bring some simplicity to the table...

The EVO does bring some simplicity to the table the DX doesn't (cam chains) but that's not a deal breaker. My DX has been converted to the hydraulic SE setup. The FXR is about 60# lighter and that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By Shooter1
Does this make sense, trade TC for Evo?

I had an '89 FXRS-Sp Low rider I bought new and rode for 22 years before selling it. I currently have a '00 FXDX, a very nice bike I might add, however I miss the smaller FXR. I bought the DX 3 years...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,144
Posted By Shooter1
Fxr

I bought an '89 FXRS-Sp new and rode it for 22 years before selling it. I kept it around for a couple years after I bought my '00 FXDX just to be sure I was making the right choice when I sold it....
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,307
Views: 981,186
Posted By Shooter1
[ Originally Posted by bmwktmbill...

[ Originally Posted by bmwktmbill http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23751523#post23751523)
When you start it make sure the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Shooter1
I have a '98 RXCe620, a pretty similar bike worth...

I have a '98 RXCe620, a pretty similar bike worth 13K miles on it, my 5th Lc4. It's been bulletproof. Have been able to get parts but haven't needed much out of the ordinary. I've bought some used...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Shooter1
Dakota 20 or what else to consider?

I'm just getting started in GPS and have looked at the Dakota 20 on youtube. I like it's touchscreen and ease of use. It looks like a good place to start for some geocaching and some gravel road...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-04-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 30,103
Posted By Shooter1
Nice Sporty, I dig that high pipe and sprung...

Nice Sporty, I dig that high pipe and sprung seat. Nice work. All these modifed Sportsters are cool.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Shooter1
Thanks guys for the replies. I've bookmarked the...

Thanks guys for the replies. I've bookmarked the Moto-lab data for future use. I think I'll use the chain o-rings as they work well for the intended purpose.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Shooter1
Mik BST40 on Lc4, o-ring question

I instaled a BST 40 on my '98 RXCe620 over the weekend and it puked gas out the overflow tube. When inspecting the needle and seat, the seat is inside a brass barrel that has a rubber o-ring around...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,474
Posted By Shooter1
Bikes

In chronological order, or pretty close.....

1980 Yamaha XT250
1980 Yamaha XS400
1981 Yamaha 550 Seca
1974 Suzuki TS250
1981 Suzuki GS750EX
1980 Yamaha IT175
1975 H-D Sportster XLH1000...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 700,913
Posted By Shooter1
Nice XLX. What seat is that?

Nice XLX. What seat is that?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-26-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,626
Posted By Shooter1
Nice Sporty and write up. One day I'll own...

Nice Sporty and write up. One day I'll own another.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 700,913
Posted By Shooter1
This bike, the MPS and Billdozer's give's me a...

This bike, the MPS and Billdozer's give's me a boner. Jeez, I want another Sporty.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,911
Posted By Shooter1
I'm like a previous poster suggesting you see...

I'm like a previous poster suggesting you see what it takes to get the 450 fixed and fixed right as it will do anythng you want it to. If it's not worth putting the $$ into sell it our part it out....
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 18,128
Posted By Shooter1
The 250 2T will have a completely different...

The 250 2T will have a completely different personality than the 4T but you should like it in the woods as long as the big 530 didn't make you too lazy. :lol3 Lot of different/easy ways to tune the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By Shooter1
Pokey, I sold the bike with about 8K on it, then...

Pokey, I sold the bike with about 8K on it, then a year later bought it back cheap and run it up to a little over 9K and sold it again. I did run that bike pretty hard because you had to to keep up...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 32,937
Posted By Shooter1
Hey, is that an SG Sport? How did you get twin...

Hey, is that an SG Sport? How did you get twin discs on the front of a regular SG. Yours looks like a SG Custom but I believe they only came with a single disc. Fess up...... then we all can get back...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By Shooter1
FWIW, I bought a '98 RXCe400 brand new and owned...

FWIW, I bought a '98 RXCe400 brand new and owned it for about 9 years before selling it. During that time I had 2, 640's and 2, '98 RXCe620's, one of which I still have. The 620/640's make ALOT more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,764
Posted By Shooter1
OK all you Orange Kool-aid drinkers shut up and...

OK all you Orange Kool-aid drinkers shut up and behave, I think this was a Yamaha WRR thread. You're starting to sound like the H-D bashers. :lol3

It's too bad that my old 2x carbed '87...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,774
Posted By Shooter1
[QUOTE=BikePilot;23080964]I wouldn't sweat it too...

[QUOTE=BikePilot;23080964]I wouldn't sweat it too much, most anything you could end up with will do the job just dandy. Focus on getting something clean and reliable and have fun!
In colorado I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Shooter1
It seems to take about 25 to 30 secs before oil...

It seems to take about 25 to 30 secs before oil comes out the burp port on all the Lc4's I've had. I also don't back fill the front frame tube like some do. Just put recommended amount of oil in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,756
Posted By Shooter1
I don't remember the OP ever mentioning his...

I don't remember the OP ever mentioning his riding background, skills and his expectations of the bike. It's possible he would be perfectly happy on a DRZ400, (I had 2 over the years and they were...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Shooter1
I put 43K miles on my '89 FXRS-Sp. It had a SE...

I put 43K miles on my '89 FXRS-Sp. It had a SE drop in cam, ignition, Kerker pipe, Mik HS40. Totally bulletproof bike, never a problem and alot of fun especially stoplight to stoplight. Like any...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,918
Posted By Shooter1
Hey, I have a Craftsman garden Tractor and it's a...

Hey, I have a Craftsman garden Tractor and it's a damn sweet ride! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By Shooter1
I have heard of a few guys selling their 350XCW's...

I have heard of a few guys selling their 350XCW's and going back to either an RFS450 or a newer 450 as they thought the 350 was a bit down on torque, they may have been "lazy" riders however. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Shooter1
I agree what you're saying but I need to use the...

I agree what you're saying but I need to use the stock barrel as it has the e-start button/kill switch on it and all the related wiring to work properly. I did this conversion before. I had to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Shooter1
Installing BST40 on '98 RXCe620 KTM, cable question.

I'm going to install a BST 40 on my '98 RXCe620 and use the original stock throttle barrel. I will need to have custom cables made by Motion Pro that will fit my older barrel and the newer BST. Can I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Shooter1
Plastics

I would think that the '97 & '98 RXCe plastics would fit and possibly back to the '95 RXC stuff would fit as well. You can find that stuff on e-bay on a fairly regular basis. All the Lc4's I had kick...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,707
Posted By Shooter1
I rode an '89 FXRS-Sp for 20 years before finally...

I rode an '89 FXRS-Sp for 20 years before finally getting a '2000 FXDX SG Sport. I kept the '89 for 3 years while I rode the SG juuuuuust in case I thought I wanted to keep it and sell the DX. Well I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 27,441
Posted By Shooter1
George 248, pegs?

Hey George 48, where did you get the passenger peg extenders? I think my wife would like something that moves her feet a bit forward on my FXDX.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By Shooter1
400 lc4

I bought a 1998 rxce400 brand new and put 9800 miles on it. The 400's are built on the 620/640 bottom ends and and are very robust. The 400's don't vibrate near as much as the 620/40's either. I felt...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Shooter1
Fork bleed screw for '98 KTM RXCe620

I lost one of my fork air bleed screws for my '98 RXCe620 and the dealer says they are no longer available. I suspect there is another screw from another model that would work but thought I'd check...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Shooter1
450

I had an '02 EXC450, an '05 and currently have an '07. The '02 was like new when I got it and ran and handled great, the '05 was thrashed and it ran like stink, (good) and handled OK. I think the...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,845
Posted By Shooter1
Go Pro or Contour helmet cam

I'd liek to get a helmet cam of some sort and mylimited research says either the GoPro or Contour would be good units. I like simple so the easier to use it is the better. It would be attached to my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,957
Posted By Shooter1
Bags

Hey Dynasport, I'd like to see your bag setup. I have a '00 FXDX that has some hard mounted HD leather bags on it and I'd like to go to an easily removeable setup.

Thanks.
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