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Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By teledan
I gave this a try and it worked out well, thanks!...

I gave this a try and it worked out well, thanks! The biggest problem I have with this carb is getting the cables disconnected. Definitely took up most of the time. Anyone else have issues with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By teledan
Awesome, I will have to try that. Jeff B,...

Awesome, I will have to try that.

Jeff B, I am looking forward to that video!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:00 PM
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Posted By teledan
Tm36 carb removal

I have a tm36 pumper on my xr400, last time I pulled the carb I did it as per the manual by removing the exhaust and the subframe but is there a better/easier way to pull the carb? I think my float...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 65,941
Posted By teledan
Awesome! Those are some great pics. You'll have...

Awesome! Those are some great pics. You'll have to keep us updated on your motor work. I just started tearing down my xt500.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By teledan
You might also look at the dr350. I am not sure...

You might also look at the dr350. I am not sure about the seat height but they have e start and I believe they are 6 speed as well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By teledan
As far as starting goes, I found this good...

As far as starting goes, I found this good article:

http://tinyurl.com/q9dl5wg
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 11:53 PM
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Posted By teledan
It will click for you after a bit of practice. ...

It will click for you after a bit of practice. Then it will start to become second nature. Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 10:42 PM
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Posted By teledan
Yeah it sounds like you are starting it wrong...

Yeah it sounds like you are starting it wrong (not using the decomp). You can't start it like a 2 smoke. See my last post regarding the starting procedure on page 560. I am about 160lbs dripping...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By teledan
Hey man, I just stumbled on your thread. I too...

Hey man, I just stumbled on your thread. I too have an 81 XT500:

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/E5E44307-D72A-46A5-971A-EB0DB2737EC4_zpsjr0veymp.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By teledan
Here is my starting procedure when the bike is...

Here is my starting procedure when the bike is cold:

1. Turn on ignition and pull the choke
2. Rotate kicker around until it stops on compression
3. Return the kicker to the top, pull in the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By teledan
Yes, beautiful work! I can't wait to see how...

Yes, beautiful work! I can't wait to see how your xt500 turns out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By teledan
What is your starting procedure? Do you use the...

What is your starting procedure? Do you use the manual decomp when starting?
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 12:28 PM
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Posted By teledan
Mine starts pretty easy but I have to use the...

Mine starts pretty easy but I have to use the choke. What jetting are you running?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By teledan
I had been looking at this set: ...

I had been looking at this set:

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/detail/honda/HP-89010-KCY-670.html
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 11:28 AM
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Posted By teledan
Do you have the tm36? If so, here is a manual I...

Do you have the tm36? If so, here is a manual I found:

http://www.mikuni.com/pdf/hs40_manual.pdf

Apparently the hs40 is the same carb just slightly larger bore.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 10:21 PM
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Posted By teledan
Ok, I finally joined the club and the Yamahas are...

Ok, I finally joined the club and the Yamahas are pissed

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XR400/2F3F52D5-F50C-4506-B0AB-DF9C5D8AE6E1_zps09hoxvza.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By teledan
Thanks, it is in really good shape. The guy says...

Thanks, it is in really good shape. The guy says he only rides it a handful of times a year and it stays in his garage the rest of the time. I may wait a week or so and see what else comes up for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By teledan
Yes, about that. I asked him if he has ever...

Yes, about that. I asked him if he has ever pulled the bolt out and he kind of looked at me weird and said "No, I have never needed to". That concerned me a bit but it sounds like he has taken good...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By teledan
So as I mentioned before I am in the market for...

So as I mentioned before I am in the market for an xr400 and there is one here and I am wondering if it is worth it for the price. I was hoping to spend no more than 2k but this one is 2500 firm. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By teledan
Wow katoom, I need to find a deal like that!

Wow katoom, I need to find a deal like that!
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By teledan
Or is the XR400 named Dave? That's a great...

Or is the XR400 named Dave? That's a great looking bike ya got there Thumps.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By teledan
My XT is the only bike I have ridden off road...

My XT is the only bike I have ridden off road (it's also the newest bike I have ever owned) so I imagine the xr400 will seem like heaven :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By teledan
Hey guys. My name is Dan and I currently ride an...

Hey guys. My name is Dan and I currently ride an old yam XT500 pretty much daily (my thread is here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524), but I decided I wanted to get a newer dirt...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
Nice! I would love to get me a TT. Got any pics?

Nice! I would love to get me a TT. Got any pics?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
Not much has changed with the bike, i've just...

Not much has changed with the bike, i've just been having fun with it as is. Took it up in the hills the other day:
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 48,917
Posted By teledan
I don't know how you do it man, everything you...

I don't know how you do it man, everything you touch turns out amazing.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 65,941
Posted By teledan
As Jeff Decker...

As Jeff Decker (http://jeffdeckerstudio.blogspot.com/2010/08/all-noteworthy-style-is-based-in-racing.html) says, "All noteworthy style is based in racing"
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 65,941
Posted By teledan
Valleyrider, did you derake the frame yourself? ...

Valleyrider, did you derake the frame yourself? What angle is it?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 295
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Posted By teledan
That's the stock shock mounting on the frame. ...

That's the stock shock mounting on the frame. Looks like the swingarm may be a bit longer than stock but not much though. Here is my stock XT for comparison:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By teledan
Wow Osadabwa, looks like a fun time! Hope you...

Wow Osadabwa, looks like a fun time! Hope you get your XT up and running soon :)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
Awesome story! Since owning the bike I have run...

Awesome story! Since owning the bike I have run into a number of people who have some sort of connection to an XT/TT500.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
I started the bike up so I could get a feel for...

I started the bike up so I could get a feel for what it will sound like, I think it is just about perfect sounding. Noticeably quieter than my old pipe :)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 09:23 AM
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Posted By teledan
Here are a few from this past Bonneville Vintage...

Here are a few from this past Bonneville Vintage GP:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-28-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
Thank you! Hope it works well.

Thank you! Hope it works well.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
Here's the muffler mocked up: ...

Here's the muffler mocked up:

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/21E9A3C6-2CF3-43F3-8774-68937FD1CE5D_zpsztqdxlpq.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By teledan
Hey Brewil, I had them bore to .0035" clearance. ...

Hey Brewil, I had them bore to .0035" clearance. So far so good! I also ended up getting a new header/midpipe from Flow:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By teledan
Maybe try searching "XT500" instead of "XT 500"? ...

Maybe try searching "XT500" instead of "XT 500"? Here is my thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524&highlight=xt500

Or maybe check out the xt500.co forum.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 65,941
Posted By teledan
Thanks, i'll give it a shot.

Thanks, i'll give it a shot.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 65,941
Posted By teledan
Interesting, thanks. I couldn't get the bike to...

Interesting, thanks. I couldn't get the bike to run right with the 6DH3 needle and P8 jet (I even tried the 6DH3 needle with the Q5 jet and it still wasn't running well) so I put the Q5 and the 6FJ6...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 1,393,461
Posted By teledan
I saw that too. Definitely not a flat track bike...

I saw that too. Definitely not a flat track bike but it looks like fun.
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