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Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 24,816
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Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Hey I've got a question for you guys. ...

Hey I've got a question for you guys.

Rebuilt my 2006 S model.
13.5 HC piston 2mm overbore
Has a cheap Q4 pipe on it

now I'm wondering what jetting I should go with, it runs decent for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24,816
Views: 4,335,008
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
thanks guys I'm just gonna drain the whole...

thanks guys

I'm just gonna drain the whole damn thing, frame and engine and fill it up with rotella 15w 40. Then read up on the laundry list of steps to top it off and check it properly.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24,816
Views: 4,335,008
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I've got a stupid type question for you guys. ...

I've got a stupid type question for you guys. Been cruising my drz for about 1k miles now, that puts her at just over the 11k mark, 2006 S model.

Thing runs awesome, and looks brand new. I got...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,904
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I have a drz and an xr650l. Both modded, and...

I have a drz and an xr650l. Both modded, and both will run slab at 80mph all day.

The drz gets blown around on the hwy alot more than the heavier xrl, which weighs about the same as the dr650....
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24,816
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Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I gave 2400 for my '06 with 10k miles, thing is...

I gave 2400 for my '06 with 10k miles, thing is pristine. jetted, pipe, filter, and new kenda tires
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,243
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I had a set of those 244 shinko's on my xr650l,...

I had a set of those 244 shinko's on my xr650l, and tore every single center knob off the rear tire. And I wasn't too hard on it, they don't like jumping off the line or poppin the clutch to do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I love my L, but it's hard to beat my DRZ400 for...

I love my L, but it's hard to beat my DRZ400 for all around bike. The weight difference is a big plus for the drz for longer hauls.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,226
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I don't know where you're getting 91 or 96mph, my...

I don't know where you're getting 91 or 96mph, my 93 has read 105 on the speedo on the interstate a few times. It got extremely floaty in the front and I didn't stay there long.

But it is fairly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Looks like my bike needs valve seals (the one...

Looks like my bike needs valve seals (the one thing I didn't replace when I rebuilt it). Damn thing smokes like a blue haired old lady at the casino with a fistfull of nickels.

The top end...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
very true, it is defenitely like riding a 2x4...

very true, it is defenitely like riding a 2x4 after a hundred miles or so.

my first choice would have been a plated xr400, but those are a little tough to comeby around here. And my little bro...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
that shit is nationwide! they think they're...

that shit is nationwide! they think they're being all "economical" with their 40mpg kia

too bad it only gets 20 with 1000lbs. of ass in front and 100lbs. of bonbons and moomoos in the trunk
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
after taking the drz for a spin last week, it was...

after taking the drz for a spin last week, it was like riding a quarter horse instead of an XRL clydesdale!




sure it didn't have the grunt of a high compression xrl, but the drz was so...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
you won't notice the difference in power from a...

you won't notice the difference in power from a 101mm bored cyl and a 102mm bored cyl. Go for the smallest bore that will clean up your cyl. walls.

This way should you blow the thing up again...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
yes, pin and clips included. I know I had to pay...

yes, pin and clips included. I know I had to pay like $20 more to get the new cometic head gasket with my JE piston on ebay.

well worth it, awesome gasket, very tough and multi layer metal
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
well boys I'm venturing to the dark side, bought...

well boys I'm venturing to the dark side, bought my little bro's 2006 drz400s with 10k miles. The damn thing looks brand new, has a rack/tool kit already, and is jetted/piped/3x3 mod, runs awesome. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24,816
Views: 4,335,008
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I just picked up my little brother's 2006 400s...

I just picked up my little brother's 2006 400s that's already piped, jetted, and has a nice rack/small tool kit, for a smaller rig and i'm trying to get it setup for mid distance adv/camping runs.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I would love to be able to have only my xr650l. ...

I would love to be able to have only my xr650l. It works awesome for highway travels, backroads, trails, etc....has plenty of power and gets good mileage with even a mildly modified motor.

But...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
do it man, it will give the bike a much smoother...

do it man, it will give the bike a much smoother run from idle to full throttle. I noticed no flat spots where the bike seemed weak as I would run up through the gears hard.



Popping the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
i'd love to change out the forks/light on my hog...

i'd love to change out the forks/light on my hog just like that.

but sadly, not much coin left in the bank to spend on that rig when you're trying to pay all your other shit off
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
My XRL has no problems at all with 90% highway...

My XRL has no problems at all with 90% highway that I ride. Usually in the 75-80mph range for 100-150mi round trips.

I run stock gearing and air the tires to 22-24 psi depending on how much of a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,705
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
sure would! depending on how hard it would be to...

sure would! depending on how hard it would be to get the title approved for street in your state
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,705
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I'm pretty partial to my XR650L. And after...

I'm pretty partial to my XR650L.

And after rebuilding my '93 in a matter of 6 hours incl. pulling/installing the motor. (not counting the time the machine shop was boring the sleeve). My next...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Why do you feel bad riding it at 70mph? I ride...

Why do you feel bad riding it at 70mph? I ride mine at 80 on the interstate all the time with an offroad back tire.

Go 75 miles, gas it up, check the oil, then go another 75
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I wouldn't go as far as replacing valve springs,...

I wouldn't go as far as replacing valve springs, cam bearings, etc....

I rebuilt my motor at 22,000 miles due to running low on oil after the valve cover gasket gave up and dumped it all on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Any recommendations for a louder horn? My...

Any recommendations for a louder horn?

My 19 year old stocker finally shit the bed, I guess it's got mud/water build up in it from getting dumped a few times on the trail!
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I have that metal sign in my boy's room!

I have that metal sign in my boy's room!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,264
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I love my xr650l, great bike. but buy that...

I love my xr650l, great bike.

but buy that DR man, it has NO miles! :eek1 And tune the piss out of it!
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,928
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I have the DG slip-on, got it on ebay. it's...

I have the DG slip-on, got it on ebay.

it's decent I guess, the sound isn't too raspy, but low and loud.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,951
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Best cheap mod I did to my 650L was the JE 10.5:1...

Best cheap mod I did to my 650L was the JE 10.5:1 piston. Jetted the carb, wrapped the stock header and tossed a slip-on pipe on it and i'm very happy.

I'd defenitely save a little bit of your $...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Mine's a 93, wasn't much red on it at all. Now...

Mine's a 93, wasn't much red on it at all. Now it's all black with a japanese flag on the tank. :D

I'll fix the pipe next week when I'm off, then i'll order a bigger gas tank. This thing sure...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
thanks man is that the gold colored sealer?

thanks man

is that the gold colored sealer?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I think it's mainly that the factory header and...

I think it's mainly that the factory header and muffler have a bolt together crush washer joint and slip clamp. Both ends are built to mesh perfectly with the crush washer.

The DG pipe is just a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
mine knocked until I took the lower oil hose off...

mine knocked until I took the lower oil hose off of the frame and cleaned the screen, then changed the oil. Cleared up quick, must have been starving itself for oil.

The screen was CAKED with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I've got an uncommon question for you guys I...

I've got an uncommon question for you guys I think.

I have a DG pipe on my bike with the stock header. I cannot get the joint to seal properly. I've been using the stock slip clamp, and I have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
yep my bike sat for 7 years before I bought...

yep

my bike sat for 7 years before I bought it. After creaming the tank the fuel lines were the next thing to go. Cost me $1.50 and another couple bucks for new clamps.

I also added a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,659
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
I jumped from my old honda CRF150 F trail bike (I...

I jumped from my old honda CRF150 F trail bike (I think 60 mph down hill with a tailwind) right to my current XR650L. The power difference is crazy, especially after some motor work, but the weight...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,095
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
throw some fresh rotella 40w in it, ride the piss...

throw some fresh rotella 40w in it, ride the piss out of it.

top it off before you ride it each time
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
Smola, that bike would look great with some LED...

Smola, that bike would look great with some LED turn signals. I love mine and have like $45 into them
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
too damn hard for me, the stock seat foam...

too damn hard for me, the stock seat foam (recovered mine) hurts my ass after 100-125 miles. I know that one's got to be like riding a 2x4
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77,609
Views: 8,430,420
Posted By sadexcuse4s10
ditto on the pirelli's. They're my summertime...

ditto on the pirelli's. They're my summertime choice for offroad fun. My set is sitting in the garage waiting for an offroad vacation.

For now I'm running some shinko's for more on-road...
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