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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 34,033
Posted By Bronco638
I had Shinko 705s on mine. 90/90-21 on the front....

I had Shinko 705s on mine. 90/90-21 on the front. I bet a set of Shinko 244s would be great on that bike. You might have to "massage" the fender brace a bit though. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
I had one of those to begin with and the clip...

I had one of those to begin with and the clip broke while I was installing it! So, I let the supplier know and they sent me a rivet type master link (for free). I would have much preferred they send...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
Thanks AG but I was hoping to avoid spending...

Thanks AG but I was hoping to avoid spending $60-$100 on something I'll most likely use less than 5 times.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
Master Link Rivet Tool?

Does anyone have a master link riveting tool I can borrow? I'm out by Woodfield Mall (Schaumburg). I'll come get it but would prefer not to have to go too far.......:D

TIA, Dave.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Bronco638
If you plan to ride on the street, you might want...

If you plan to ride on the street, you might want to be sure that you can make the XR4 street legal in your state. Some states are no longer allowing dual sport conversions. FYI.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bronco638
I get the impression that some respondents think...

I get the impression that some respondents think the pads are weight-sensitive. In IL (and other Midwestern states) they are not. The cuts in the pavement contains a wire that senses metal (frame,...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Bronco638
If you don't have $250 for powder coat, I can see...

If you don't have $250 for powder coat, I can see your point. However, after powder coating my old DR650's frame, it wasn't that difficult to re-mount everything. Sure, I had to chase a few threaded...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By Bronco638
Contact Motorcycle Gear.com (formerly New...

Contact Motorcycle Gear.com (formerly New Enough). They'll know and they're good guys to boot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Tat
Views: 671
Posted By Bronco638
+1 on what Lime said. Also, I understand...

+1 on what Lime said.

Also, I understand that the western end of the Trail is very difficult to navigate, these days, due to logging and/or private property.

I rode a portion of the TAT (OK, NM...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
This may just have shed some light on my XR's...

This may just have shed some light on my XR's conversion. While cleaning the bike, I discovered a California "green" sticker on the inside of one of the upper fork legs. I bought the XR from a guy in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By Bronco638
I have a 2002 XR250R that's titled and plated...

I have a 2002 XR250R that's titled and plated (here in IL). I'm not particularly fond of the BD kit either. So, I'm working with inmate sanjoh (Adv Monster). I'm going to switch all of the BD...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
Titled, registered and plated my 2002 XR250R late...

Titled, registered and plated my 2002 XR250R late last year. No problem. Granted, I did not do the conversion nor did I go thru the hassle of getting it inspected or titled in the first place. But, I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-03-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
And post video of that. :D

And post video of that. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By Bronco638
Those bikes seem to be few and far between. I...

Those bikes seem to be few and far between. I have an acquaintance that has one but I don't think he did much, if anything, to it so that he could ride it on the street. Does BD even make a kit for...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 189,269
Posted By Bronco638
^^^ :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3 You win the...

^^^ :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

You win the internet today gore-tx. :rofl
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By Bronco638
The only damage I've heard of has to do with...

The only damage I've heard of has to do with exhaust pipes on race cars. Usually, those are without restriction. If the pipe(s) are short, cold air can make its way back up the pipe(s) and cause the...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Bronco638
My Ridgid shop vac has a removable motor that...

My Ridgid shop vac has a removable motor that turns into a (leaf) blower. Works great on the bikes and the cars.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-01-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
RnT
Views: 341
Posted By Bronco638
I'm surprised someone hasn't offered a scooter...

I'm surprised someone hasn't offered a scooter with a small diesel engine. The fuel economy would have to be well over 100 mpg. Perhaps small diesels are hard to build? But, yes, this vehicle seems...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Bronco638
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Bronco638
What kind of "persuasion" do you need? :ear :deal...

What kind of "persuasion" do you need? :ear :deal :D
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bronco638
And I just wanted to let others know that they...

And I just wanted to let others know that they can be used individually, like the data sheet shows, or put two together and "Siamese" them. :D
Yes, I noted your note. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
I really liked the Shinko 244s on my DR6....

I really liked the Shinko 244s on my DR6. However, I don't ride off road much, my favorite surface is gravel. I did a ride, on the DR, to NE Nebraska on gravel and then home on the slab. I was really...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bronco638
Well, what the data sheet shows is different than...

Well, what the data sheet shows is different than the unit that's on my XR.
This is exactly the way it's used on my XR, just like right-most connector that you see in the 3M image I linked in the...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bronco638
Well, it's not just one line. If you look closely...

Well, it's not just one line. If you look closely at the 901 connector, that essentially consolidates six wires (on my bike it's used for the brake light circuit);

power
power out to the rear...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bronco638
Even those guys are telling me "special order"...

Even those guys are telling me "special order" and that I'd have to buy the whole box. It would seem that Fastenal will order individual units for me but they want to charge shipping, for each unit....
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,184
Posted By Bronco638
+1 on Sea Foam (not-so-much on being related to...

+1 on Sea Foam (not-so-much on being related to the inventor/marketer :D).
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bronco638
Looking for a 3M electrical connector - ScotchLok 901

EDIT: not really looking for these any more. I opted to go with Vintage Connections' CK-1 kit (something that's closer to O.E.). Feel free to read the thread though. :D

I am trying to find someone...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
My first thought is; "are you SURE there's no...

My first thought is; "are you SURE there's no leaks?" Otherwise, if there's no evidence of a leak, on the floor, ....... I dunno. As a major news service recently speculated, on the disappearance of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
I have a friend that swears by this stuff:...

I have a friend that swears by this stuff: Auto-Rx (http://www.auto-rx.com/). It isn't cheap and you can only buy direct. He's used it to free up rings sets in various bikes he owns or has owned. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
I've got one you can have. Nothing special but it...

I've got one you can have. Nothing special but it works. Can be used as a grill or a smoker. Has two pans, one for charcoal, one for liquid(s). Stands about 3' high, about 1.5' in diameter. Has an...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Bronco638
I have a pair of these and will buy another, I...

I have a pair of these and will buy another, I like them that much. You're right, they are not waterproof. I used Sno-Seal on mine. They're still not quite "waterproof" but very, very "water...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Bronco638
Probably my 1999 DR350SE. I finally had it dialed...

Probably my 1999 DR350SE. I finally had it dialed in properly and then decided it was "too small" for what I wanted to do. After quite a few other rides, I've come full circle and now have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By Bronco638
I've never ridden on the Karoo but did have...

I've never ridden on the Karoo but did have Tourances on my old TransAlp. They were not a problem.

As for other tire experiences, with grooved pavement, it seems to be all in the tire sipes. On my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
What model year XR came with shrouds on the tank...

What model year XR came with shrouds on the tank (and appears to be water cooled)? My '02 XR2.5 doesn't have those.

And, if you can't get that thing to fire with the kick-starter, you're doing it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
Ah, my first bike. I'll always have a special...

Ah, my first bike. I'll always have a special place for a (the original) Reflex.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
Remember a few weeks back when we beat the "XR2...

Remember a few weeks back when we beat the "XR2 versus XR4 exhaust system" question to death? Let's re-visit it now that 1) I have proof that the headers are, in fact, different and 2) the previous...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,029
Posted By Bronco638
I heard he had some family/personal issues to...

I heard he had some family/personal issues to address.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
Just out of curiosity, why? :D

Just out of curiosity, why? :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 307,238
Posted By Bronco638
Is this any help, BP? LINK...

Is this any help, BP?

LINK (http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/813801-manuals-and-fiche-for-honda-xr250r-xr250bajamotard-xr250-tornado/) to ThumperTalk (with another link to an FTP site).
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