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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:56 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Haha! Yeah about 4800 pages worth...

Haha! Yeah about 4800 pages worth...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 12:14 AM
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Posted By LandsVW
How about the pin that goes in the middle of that...

How about the pin that goes in the middle of that fork, screwing into the case there - you took that out before the picture? Or?

I've had several do overs so I feel your pain...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
My dad did both planes and bikes, along with...

My dad did both planes and bikes, along with commercial salmon fishing, hunting, living in Alaska, (where I grew up) and many other adventurous things. The key was - school teaching gave him enough...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 10:02 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
You got that right!

You got that right!
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
My dad built an experimental aircraft in the...

My dad built an experimental aircraft in the garage. Pietenpol, I think, was the name. No probs except one time the engine quit and he landed in deep snow and flipped it. Walked away, which means a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
here's the company that makes that one. ...

here's the company that makes that one.

http://www.chingtsang.com/index.html

I talked to the guy selling those, he uses one on on his bike and they have a year warranty. He told me Honda should...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 12:28 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Also quick search reveals this: ...

Also quick search reveals this:

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/pts/4816289119.html
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 12:26 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
I agree, no weird noises and starts right up. May...

I agree, no weird noises and starts right up. May not be as bad as you think...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
What I did was specifically, find an XR with a...

What I did was specifically, find an XR with a title, then used all the electronics from the XL, plus the plastics (see the thread if you want) and had me a really good bike. Then I slowly put...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 01:26 PM
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Views: 34,417
Posted By LandsVW
Acerbis type guards and a saddle bag

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/2942b9c40e41e6659b98bec55babb4fa_zps1fa4061a.jpg

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/f940a26c9a97390eac77f502f981a419_zps4ac9c4b7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
My CDI verified pooped out yesterday... 2003 XRL....

My CDI verified pooped out yesterday... 2003 XRL. It was starting hard a month ago and then yesterday. I smacked the CDI with a screwdriver and it fired right off... Yep, I'm gonna order new one,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
I figured it probably was. I took it apart and it...

I figured it probably was. I took it apart and it had a soldered in watch type battery. Not meant to be opened. Probably could solder in another but the other option was to file 13 it... Yep that's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Question about hour meter/tachometer on 2003 XRL

This was on my bike when I got it. Doesnt work. Doesn't appear to have a place to replace the battery... Can't find anything about it on the Internet. Anyone know if it has replaceable battery, or?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:39 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/3...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/39d3724fefed62335bbf1b4ee0e2abb0_zpsf86f7601.jpg

Rare sighting. sister stig - no helmet. North Pole Alaska, at the library to get free wifi. :) 45...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:24 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
The stig on her bike

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/fcbaf83c04211dcad58f21294726681f_zpse9717dfb.jpg

42 days doesn't seem like much...

I rode the frankenbike 100 miles this day and then the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
My sister the Stig

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/4db09a421f117762275c25cefa65907e_zpsc9d745ef.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:21 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Our Alaskan Rat Bike fleet

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b2991c4d344151295c6cba89f9328075_zps27792895.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:15 PM
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Views: 34,417
Posted By LandsVW
My frankenbike needed some love

Raining, meh... Here's my Suzuki Honda again.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/hondazuki2.jpg

Maybe the XRL will get outside. It's supposed to be sunny here on Saturday.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
The XRR has a wider sprocket - put it on...

The XRR has a wider sprocket - put it on backwards, it fits very nicely and keeps the chain aligned.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Don't forget the XRR wider sprocket trick.

Don't forget the XRR wider sprocket trick.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
I had a guy offer to sell me an 1983 XL600 basket...

I had a guy offer to sell me an 1983 XL600 basket case this weekend. we are 'talking'. Would look purdy sitting next to the XRL!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Actually, since my wife works in the sign...

Actually, since my wife works in the sign industry, I have had access to vinyl sheets in various colors and it does work quite well to cover those side panels. Look back a few pictures to the XR600...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
All thing being equal, condition and price etc.,...

All thing being equal, condition and price etc., the XR.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 10:52 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Well, not as experienced as some of these guys,...

Well, not as experienced as some of these guys, but I have owned 2 of them. Never experienced kickback problems. Don't try and start with sandals on, or some ignorant footwear like that. I got rid of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 10:18 PM
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Views: 34,417
Posted By LandsVW
Thanks! I bought it that way, but I believe...

Thanks!

I bought it that way, but I believe the first owner had the tank and panels professionally painted. Very high quality anyway, and tho the tank is starting to have a few spots on it, still...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 12:04 PM
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Views: 34,417
Posted By LandsVW
this work? ...

this work?

http://honda-specs.com/tag/torque-specs-2/
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By LandsVW
on page 2 of my thread, here, are the right...

on page 2 of my thread, here, are the right torques for my (former) bike. the 87's and older.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835547&page=2

thanks tho! I don't have the 86's any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 34,417
Posted By LandsVW
http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b788942a3730ba6dcf2a5a7c20118db2_zpsd66670dd.jpg

These are identical to ascerbis without the stencil. Probably coming out the back door of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 11:31 PM
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Views: 8,901,600
Posted By LandsVW
Question Xrl tach

My 2003 xrl has a Honda brand lcd tachometer mounted above the headlight on the faring. It hasn't worked since I've owned the bike. It seems to have 1 wire going to the sparkplug wire and another...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 12:29 AM
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Views: 34,417
Posted By LandsVW
I ordered some acerbis knockoff chinese bark...

I ordered some acerbis knockoff chinese bark busters from eBay. I'll report back as to the quality. They look exactly the same without the stencil. And are 18$ vs 90$. Might even come out of the same...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
I stopped at a garage sale (wife made me) and...

I stopped at a garage sale (wife made me) and there was a 1975 CB360T frame sitting there, complete but without motor. I think it was 75$ but could have been 25$ or 35$. This was in the late 80's....
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 12:46 AM
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Posted By LandsVW
:clap I bought an almost new KD80 while I...

:clap

I bought an almost new KD80 while I was in the 10th grade. It was winter, I'd saved my $$ and paid 600$ for it. I rolled it into my bedroom and stared at it all winter long (lived in Alaska...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:50 AM
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Posted By LandsVW
agreed! 10K for a new KTM or 500-2000$ for an...

agreed! 10K for a new KTM or 500-2000$ for an older XRL or XR600?

it's a no brainer for a poor guy like me. Wouldn't be able to ride if the oldies weren't available. And, they do exactly what the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 12:04 AM
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Views: 1,434,526
Posted By LandsVW
Or this: ...

Or this:


http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisyphus

"...being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this action forever."
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
"I feel like Scott Summer in the dirt but I'm...

"I feel like Scott Summer in the dirt but I'm sure I look like a cracked out orangutan flailing around."

Love it! :clap

The older I get, the faster I used to go!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Minivan engine wanted

Probably a Long shot, but am in need of an engine for a 2001 Chrysler or Dodge, Caravan or Voyager minivan. It's the 2.4 4 cylinder engine and as far as I can tell only 2001 will work. A wrecked or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:25 AM
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Posted By LandsVW
Here's one -saw this morning on CL

http://roseburg.craigslist.org/mcy/4681178755.html
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 11:55 PM
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Views: 8,901,600
Posted By LandsVW
Laugh Confucius says - "it is the rider that makes the...

Confucius says - "it is the rider that makes the bike that makes the rider"
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:52 PM
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Views: 8,901,600
Posted By LandsVW
I have one too! Not as pretty tho ...

I have one too! Not as pretty tho

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/c9ca45430a4915e276e92be020fb5620_zps1d8560d4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 80,428
Views: 8,901,600
Posted By LandsVW
Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and...

Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and rubber parts. But one set had a slide stuck and I couldn't get all the parts out. The simple green didn't seem to affect those at all. There was a varnish...
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