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Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
I have had the same results with the OEM...

I have had the same results with the OEM sprockets. But I just liked the idea of having a wider contact with the splines. I did use oem sprockets for 45,000 miles with any strange shaft wear.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
DR650 because am about 5 years away from being...

DR650 because am about 5 years away from being able to do some traveling. So I need a bike that's ok doing long highway miles and dirt also. The dr650 is a bit better for that.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
My xrl is pretty beat up looking. But it run...

My xrl is pretty beat up looking. But it run great and has a boat load of aftermarket parts on it. I would be lucky to convince someone to give me $1000. This one will probably stay in the garage...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By Ben99r1
I had the acerbis 5.8 for a year. I liked the...

I had the acerbis 5.8 for a year. I liked the range. But I did not like the way the tank felt while standing. Bothered me so much that I traded for a Clark 4.7.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,801
Posted By Ben99r1
Baja dad. You build some nice ass bike. I was...

Baja dad. You build some nice ass bike. I was looking at one of your 640's at a time. The finances did not line up at the time.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
Its from a BMW 2000-2003 F650GS Dakar. It took me...

Its from a BMW 2000-2003 F650GS Dakar. It took me about a year to find this one on Ebay. You can buy them new but they run about $200. I got this one for about $80. Its a little bit over priced but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
https://scontent-a-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash2/t...

https://scontent-a-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash2/t1.0-9/580147_3569479165753_186370661_n.jpghttp://https://scontent-a-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash2/t1.0-9/580147_3569479165753_186370661_n.jpgThis has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Ben99r1
Its better to ask for forgiveness than permission.

Its better to ask for forgiveness than permission.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,060
Posted By Ben99r1
556

Jim just picked up 1680 rounds in a Arizona Walmart for a friend last week. It was $649.00.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Ben99r1
The best advice I can give it listen to this...

The best advice I can give it listen to this dude. Xrl Guru. ^^^^^^^
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
Towards the end before i did the engine work. I...

Towards the end before i did the engine work. I was using 500 mil every 200 miles. I was burning oil the smoke was black. It would clear up after the bike warmed up. I could of probably kept riding...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 73,686
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Posted By Ben99r1
Mossy. I was able to make it till 48,000 miles...

Mossy. I was able to make it till 48,000 miles till I had to do a piston and valves. I was having to add a lot of oil towards the end. One mistake I made was not use oem valve seals. I had to go back...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
Bigman. Have you considered raising your forks a...

Bigman. Have you considered raising your forks a 1/4 inch in the triple clamps. I have found that the bike tracks better and helps the bike feeling so light in the front end.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
keep looking. When I ordered a sprocket they...

keep looking. When I ordered a sprocket they offered me the nuts and bolts. so they do have them. These should work....
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 73,686
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Posted By Ben99r1
Checkout the site for sprocket and rotor bolts. I...

Checkout the site for sprocket and rotor bolts. I have used the one from this site before. They work just as well as the OEM ones....
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 73,686
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Posted By Ben99r1
Ebay. B:roflut not new for sure.

Ebay. B:roflut not new for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 73,686
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Posted By Ben99r1
I would love new updated look for the L. I have...

I would love new updated look for the L. I have tried to do it on my own. front fender and rear fender and a shield added to the front headlight....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 75,264
Posted By Ben99r1
Sorry for tying up a spot. But I am out of this...

Sorry for tying up a spot. But I am out of this event.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ben99r1
Welcome to the forum and congrats on the bike. A...

Welcome to the forum and congrats on the bike. A ds bike is the most fun I have ever had on a 2 wheel bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Ben99r1
Does she have a sister?

Does she have a sister?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-27-2014, 11:50 AM
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Views: 175,801
Posted By Ben99r1
Am out. Am just having a really bad feeling. When...

Am out. Am just having a really bad feeling. When I feel that way I don't risk it. I have a lot of stuff going on that's clouding my head. Have a good trip everyone and be safe.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
Steve, What the heck does your kid to his motor....

Steve, What the heck does your kid to his motor. Correct me if am wrong but hasn't his motor been rebuild 3 or 4 times now?
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
I ended up with a XRL by accident it was to good...

I ended up with a XRL by accident it was to good of a deal to pass up. I was looking for a dr650. Anyway I have a 32 inch inseem. Still a little shorty for a XRL. I had a few laying the bike down...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
I think the same thing every time I see a...

I think the same thing every time I see a lowerend opened like that too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By Ben99r1
CRAP!!! just hearing about this now. I have to...

CRAP!!! just hearing about this now. I have to come to the west section more often. Am in ELA I could of made it to the showing.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,119
Posted By Ben99r1
I have a 2005 RK. I have to say for what they...

I have a 2005 RK. I have to say for what they cost I was expecting a lot more build quality. The cam took a crap and took out my oil pump. The bike only has 41,000 miles. Still figuring out what I am...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
On our bikes the rake on the front end is a...

On our bikes the rake on the front end is a little high. I have seen improved handling with raising the forks up in the triple clamps a 1/4 of an inch.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 06:46 PM
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Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
Dang Beechum. Looks like you lucked out. Glad to...

Dang Beechum. Looks like you lucked out. Glad to hear that.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
Those kind of psi would be way to low for the...

Those kind of psi would be way to low for the xrl. You have to remember how heavy our bikes are. I have found that 18 is about the lowest I can go off road. Any lower would cause me to get pinch...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Ben99r1
You run some wire on the frame and mount it on...

You run some wire on the frame and mount it on one of the corners on your skid plate.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
Hi Firestone. I run 606 front on back. If you...

Hi Firestone. I run 606 front on back. If you plan to run that much highway I would leave the 15 front. It will help keep the RPM down on you long commute. For comfort I use a seat pad and highway...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
I am using a xr600 that was gutted on my L. I...

I am using a xr600 that was gutted on my L. I thought it was to loud for my liking. So I welded a washer on the end of it almost like the picture that was posted earlier. Now its not so loud and has...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
rsw triple clamp.

Question for owners of the RSW triple clamp and risers. I had something strange happen to me last weekend. I had one of the bolt that holds the riser back out on me. It feel out and it caused me to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 73,686
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Posted By Ben99r1
Dirty Lloyd, Did you gusset the subframe? Mine...

Dirty Lloyd, Did you gusset the subframe? Mine cracked just with the weight of a cortec rear bag.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
Whats the hot rod valve job? If you don't mind a...

Whats the hot rod valve job? If you don't mind a little advice. I use to run my tool tube the same what you did. If you don't hose clamps it will break off your bike. I found that out the hard way. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
I have wondered when I should change my oil pump....

I have wondered when I should change my oil pump. I have about 50,000 miles on the bike. I just did the top end about 10,000 miles ago. So the motor is pretty fresh. I have to go in and change the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 73,686
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Posted By Ben99r1
RZ Rob. Do you have a fork brace? It helps with...

RZ Rob. Do you have a fork brace? It helps with high speed and traction on the trails.
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,839
Posted By Ben99r1
Good because I don't have a fitting to screw into...

Good because I don't have a fitting to screw into the spark plug hole. I wouldn't be able to put air into it anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ben99r1
5'10 get the Dr bro. I am 5'10 and I had to shave...

5'10 get the Dr bro. I am 5'10 and I had to shave the seat and always wear my mx boots to able to touch the ground offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 73,686
Views: 7,614,086
Posted By Ben99r1
On the L I had them mounted on the very same spot...

On the L I had them mounted on the very same spot as yours.
Am going to look at them again. You got them at wally world rt? Do you remember what the cost?
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