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Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By jspringator
The only thing bad about 70 MPH speed in an XT...

The only thing bad about 70 MPH speed in an XT (with a windshield) is that the wind blows you around a lot. You get used to it, but it is disconcerting at first. The chassis does not like being...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
What mods do you have on your bike? Muffler mod?...

What mods do you have on your bike? Muffler mod? Spark arrestor stock and installed? Snorkel intact? Air filter?

What is your altitude?

I don't want to reinvent the wheel installing this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 204,971
Posted By jspringator
The only advantage of the Honda is shaft drive....

The only advantage of the Honda is shaft drive. Go up one tooth on the front sprocket. Get lowering links for the height. Russell day long seat. All for quite a bit less than a new bike. BTW, a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 2,121,150
Posted By jspringator
A used XT225 and a Clarke aftermarket tank will...

A used XT225 and a Clarke aftermarket tank will give you 200 mile+- range.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
Tap it with a big wrench. It may free up.

Tap it with a big wrench. It may free up.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,348
Posted By jspringator
Do some research on the european and Australian...

Do some research on the european and Australian tow rating of your model. That will let you know where you stand. My BMW 3 series is rated for 3,500 pounds with brakes. I have a manual, so I'm not...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 38,548
Posted By jspringator
I tried them with the Air Hawk R. Didn't like...

I tried them with the Air Hawk R. Didn't like the Air Hawk. I've since sent it back. Rode the last half of the ride (80 miles) with only the Moto-Skiveez. The ride was short, but I really liked...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 161,791
Posted By jspringator
See if it will run with choke pulled a little...

See if it will run with choke pulled a little bit. You can probably get it to run well enough like that to let you try seafoam, but you are probably going to have to clean the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
The 8012 has the accelerator pump. Apparently...

The 8012 has the accelerator pump. Apparently you have to cut the bracket in half, remove material to shorten it, and weld it back together.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
This is it. ...

This is it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AI3JYA/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3TGC5XRRCX4P2

Installation instructions.

http://www.xt225.com/projects/mikuni.htm
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
I wish someone would post a before and after...

I wish someone would post a before and after picture of a modified throttle cable bracket on the TM33. They are on Amazon for a little over $200. Supposedly they fit with a little grinding of the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
I replaced the plunger, O ring, cover and spring....

I replaced the plunger, O ring, cover and spring. Cured the problem. It is tricky to put on. I put grease on the screws to hold them in place (I started with 2) while pushing the cover, and the...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,889
Posted By jspringator
I enjoy motorcycle oriented campgrounds that have...

I enjoy motorcycle oriented campgrounds that have restaurant facilities on site. They usually have cabins. There are a bunch of them in the Dragon BRP area, but can be hard to find in other areas....
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
I didn't make sure the spring was lined up. I...

I didn't make sure the spring was lined up. I hope it is still in there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
Now it won't idle at all. Is there a trick in...

Now it won't idle at all. Is there a trick in putting it back on?
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
I got it on. Doesn't look like there is much to...

I got it on. Doesn't look like there is much to it. We'll see if it does anything.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 38,548
Posted By jspringator
Ordered a pair today. I will be using them with...

Ordered a pair today. I will be using them with an Air Hawk R seat cushion I just bought and a Corbin seat that really needs a split down the middle like the bicycle seat. I'll be riding the New...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
Is this the part to replace when the bike dies...

Is this the part to replace when the bike dies when coasting to a stop?

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/2898/46254/Mikuni-CV-Carburetor-Side-Cover
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,013
Posted By jspringator
I have used this carrier for my XT225 and its...

I have used this carrier for my XT225 and its predecessor, a CH250 (Honda Elite 250 scooter) all over the south east on the front of my Excursion.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,681
Posted By jspringator
I modified the mount of the coupler so that the...

I modified the mount of the coupler so that the trailer would be level behind the car. Instead of the coupler and mount being on TOP of the a-frame, I had it mounted so that the mounting plate is on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,275
Posted By jspringator
There is a great buffet style restaurant in...

There is a great buffet style restaurant in Ravenna. It is the only one with an overflowing parking lot.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,320
Posted By jspringator
Mine are already on, but the throttle grip slips....

Mine are already on, but the throttle grip slips. What is the cure?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
The closest I'm getting to the dirt is a gravel...

The closest I'm getting to the dirt is a gravel road! And my butt wants to be comfortable on it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
Here is a pick of the RDL. I couldn't ride it...

Here is a pick of the RDL. I couldn't ride it any distance with the stock or Corbin seat.

http://i45.tinypic.com/2w2pk53.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
10.25 to one. I run pump premium. Shaving the...

10.25 to one. I run pump premium. Shaving the head or peeling a layer off the head gasket would yield more compression, but I don't want to go there. Porting and polishing the head would yield a 10...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
It is a high compression forged piston. ...

It is a high compression forged piston. Combination seems to work well together. I think the sixteen tooth sprocket would work well with the new power band. I was surprised that the 130 main was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
Piston fits. Added a Webcams 49a cam and beehive...

Piston fits. Added a Webcams 49a cam and beehive racing springs.

WOW what a difference. I had already removed the snorkle, drilled the muffler and removed the spark arrestor. I was getting a...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,215
Posted By jspringator
I grab my right pants leg with my right hand and...

I grab my right pants leg with my right hand and lift it over the set, while hopping towards the bike on my left leg. Sounds harder than it is.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 2,121,150
Posted By jspringator
Great job. I like that you aren't burdened with...

Great job. I like that you aren't burdened with the extra weight of hard panniers. Looks like you measured the size of your stuff bags and welded accordingly.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,681
Posted By jspringator
These comments wouldn't apply in the case of a...

These comments wouldn't apply in the case of a non-folding 1,700 pound trailer would it?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 31,271
Posted By jspringator
Finally made it to Fitchburg. Nobody just...

Finally made it to Fitchburg. Nobody just happens to find Fitchburg.

http://i62.tinypic.com/mltnb7.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 52,557
Posted By jspringator
That is consistent with my experience with car...

That is consistent with my experience with car and motorcycle dealers. That is why I buy off ebay.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,681
Posted By jspringator
How much did you notch the spring channel? ...

How much did you notch the spring channel?

Here's mine. I would like to lower it little bit.

http://i57.tinypic.com/2ujh6r9.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 2,121,150
Posted By jspringator
I just got one of those from Amazon. Took a...

I just got one of those from Amazon. Took a month to get here from China, but it was 5 or 6 bucks.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,681
Posted By jspringator
I would like to lower the trailer deck, but I...

I would like to lower the trailer deck, but I don't feel comfortable notching the frame.

Would these 8" wheels work?

https://www.etrailer.com/Tires-and-Wheels/Kenda/AM3H325.html

Should lower...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,681
Posted By jspringator
I have the 1,700 pound non-folding model and the...

I have the 1,700 pound non-folding model and the installer said there wasn't enough clearance between the axle and the frame if mounted on top the springs. It did look TIGHT.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jspringator
Still don't have it back from the shop. I'm...

Still don't have it back from the shop. I'm getting impatient.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 31,271
Posted By jspringator
Another hint, BBB.

Another hint, BBB.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 23,215
Posted By jspringator
Are these roads public or are they private access...

Are these roads public or are they private access roads?

Wouldn't it be nice if the local Chamber or someone with state tourism could get the roads marked somehow.
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 23,215
Posted By jspringator
We DEFINITELY want you here. Tourism is going to...

We DEFINITELY want you here. Tourism is going to become more and more important as mining jobs phase out. It is not very well promoted up there, but I think the Elk reintroduction shows its...
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