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Forum: Racing 05-31-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
not sure why the links to the photos went away......

not sure why the links to the photos went away... I'll have to investigate fix that. I wish advrider still allowed attached photos to the posts. even low-res, it would less of a pain than uploading...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,899
Posted By cynicwanderer
I guess I never followed up to this post. since...

I guess I never followed up to this post. since then, I have ridden several Enduros with the bike. a few with the stock suspension, and then upgraded to a xr400r front end. I used xr500r triple to...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
Sawmill Enduro

last weekend was Sawmill. I missed this one last year and had been looking forward to this event. it rained some days during the week and the day before the race and the course was wet/muddy. some...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,318
Posted By cynicwanderer
XR200R in local championship series Enduro. ...

XR200R in local championship series Enduro.

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Forum: Racing 03-30-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
http://www.ezcomm.com/Public/033020131207m.jpg ...

http://www.ezcomm.com/Public/033020131207m.jpg

XR200R is Prepped for next weekend's Sawmill Enduro.
Forum: Racing 03-24-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
two weeks until the start of the Enduro season....

two weeks until the start of the Enduro season. of course, last weekend I tried to start the xr350r and nothing, no compression. tore it down and it needs some valve work. the head is at the shop...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
it was the local dad&son motorcycle shop. Sr...

it was the local dad&son motorcycle shop. Sr knows everything XR, as he used to race Enduros with them in the eighties. they replaced seals, and refilled/charged it. all stock, 200% improvement in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,318
Posted By cynicwanderer
here is a clip my '83 xr200r doing a single track...

here is a clip my '83 xr200r doing a single track section of an Enduro last season. It was the first Enduro I actually finished (i.e. not hour'ed out).

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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,318
Posted By cynicwanderer
went for a 4hr trail ride with my xr200r last...

went for a 4hr trail ride with my xr200r last weekend... was able to keep up with most of the other bikes (YZ/WRs and a KLX300) for the most part, except the wide open sections.

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Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,880
Posted By cynicwanderer
I converted a xr350r to use a 12 AC regulator....

I converted a xr350r to use a 12 AC regulator. yes, it goes between the lighting coil output and ground. sorry, I don't know the wire color off the top of my head, but there is a CDI output...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
went for a four hour trail ride at Georgetown...

went for a four hour trail ride at Georgetown today (trail #1. #2, #1, #4, #9 counter clockwise) with new Crossfires. plenty of technical stuff, even had to get off and push a couple of times, in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
many do go a lot farther than 10,000 miles....

many do go a lot farther than 10,000 miles. however, the ones that don't are probably more likely to come here for advice; so the sampling of people/bikes in this thread are likely to be a bit...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
thanks. yeah, that's what everyone says. my "pro"...

thanks. yeah, that's what everyone says. my "pro" however says, by the time they are broke in comfortable enough to walk, they will have lost most of the angle protection because the material has...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
I was going to do the Oasis hare scramble, but...

I was going to do the Oasis hare scramble, but was called away to the North Sea for work and missed it, following Oasis there was a National Hare Scramble at Pecacho, which I also missed. I finally...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,880
Posted By cynicwanderer
'85 XR350R is single carb, but the '85 XL350R is...

'85 XR350R is single carb, but the '85 XL350R is dual carb.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 65,880
Posted By cynicwanderer
Clarke has a 4.3gal tank that fits the '85...

Clarke has a 4.3gal tank that fits the '85 xl600r/xl350r. I have it on my xl600r and get about 200miles before reserve. the orange/red color is a pretty good match for the frame.
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Forum: Racing 01-21-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
Finished a weekend of racing at the Prairie City...

Finished a weekend of racing at the Prairie City GP. I entered two races, the C-SuperSenior on Saturday and C-open on Sunday. Here are a couple of videos from Saturday. The first one is of the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
the headlight is on it's own AC circuit. it's...

the headlight is on it's own AC circuit. it's separate from the turn signal/brake light and ignition. however, I think the blue instrument light, runs form the headlight circuit, but doesn't take...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
it's been a while. there haven't been any new...

it's been a while. there haven't been any new enduros. the season has closed out. I finished 23/208 overall, 23/54 in C-Senior and 18/27 C-SuperSr (only two events). I'm pretty happy to have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
I checked. I have the California model, year '85....

I checked. I have the California model, year '85. the B port was connected to the PCV (purge control valve) and controls it when it's running and vacuum is present. The PCV is only on california...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
on mine it is, but they have different primary...

on mine it is, but they have different primary carburetors on some models of the xl600 (i.e. air mixture vs fuel mixture screw), so maybe yours is different. I'll re-verify the next time I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
A is a vent and I think on mine it just goes down...

A is a vent and I think on mine it just goes down in a tube in front of the swingarm.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
mine runs better when B is covered with a plug....

mine runs better when B is covered with a plug. it's a vacuum port used to go to the big evap. can on my CA legal '85. there is a vacuum controlled valve in the can that is activated when the motor...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
'84-'90 XR600R are damper rod style forks that...

'84-'90 XR600R are damper rod style forks that fit XL axle, '91-'92 are cartridge style forks that fit XL axle. '93-2000 XR600R, all XRL650L and all XR400R are cartridge style forks with larger...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
yes, pretty much. I chose the xr650l triple,...

yes, pretty much. I chose the xr650l triple, because it has a hole for the keyswitch and at least a couple of mounting tabs. as far as I know, '91-92 xr600r forks are cartridge vs. damper rod. xr400r...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
yup, just today... I installed xr600r forks and a...

yup, just today... I installed xr600r forks and a xrl triple. haven't ridden it yet. however, I have some experience with swapping the stock damper rod forks on my xr350r and xrl forks (essentially...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
ok wait, I don't think it's a hole...

ok wait, I don't think it's a hole...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
yes, that makes sense. I have a oil pump sitting...

yes, that makes sense. I have a oil pump sitting right here and that would be the valve on the main pump (i.e. from tank to oil filter and then top/bottom end). they refer to that valve as the press....
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
yup, I found a oil flow diagram in the xr650l...

yup, I found a oil flow diagram in the xr650l manual and that's pretty much how it works. the scavenge pump tries move the oil from the sump into the tank. it also feeds the gear box through an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 08:50 AM
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Posted By cynicwanderer
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 02:24 PM
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Posted By cynicwanderer
one approach to get it right, is to weld on a...

one approach to get it right, is to weld on a oxygen sensor bung on the exhaust header after the two ports join up and use a wide ratio oxygen sensor/meter to monitor all jetting adjustments. keep a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
my rule is to replace fork seals every time I...

my rule is to replace fork seals every time I take the fork apart, even if they are not leaking. if one blows/leaks, I replace both sides at the same time. you'll be able to tell if they have blown...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
the xr500r (I think it was a '83) shock I have...

the xr500r (I think it was a '83) shock I have has remote reservoir and both compress/decompress rate adjustment. it's about the same dimension/length. it was a free thing for me to try and I was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
I forgot that the 91/92 xr600r forks being both...

I forgot that the 91/92 xr600r forks being both cartridge and the same axle size as the xl600r. that would be a good setup. I wish I had known/remembered that when I put the xr400r forks on my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
do you happened to have a picture of this. I'm...

do you happened to have a picture of this. I'm more of a visual person and am having problems trying to visualize how/where the washer goes that's going to make the brake rotor align with the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
the XR400 forks have a different offset for the...

the XR400 forks have a different offset for the brake rotor plane. you can't add spacers to the caliper mount to fix the offset (you'd have to remove material). I know this, because I have a XR400R...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13,104
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Posted By cynicwanderer
+1 on the XR400R forks. they are some of the best...

+1 on the XR400R forks. they are some of the best 43mm conventional forks around and there is a lot of know how on how to tune them up. there are plenty of them on Ebay. However, as far as I can tell...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
those gaskets are meant to go on dry. you have to...

those gaskets are meant to go on dry. you have to make really sure the surfaces are clean and flat. you are supposed to use a honing stone to finish them. the OEM gaskets have a synthetic binder,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,918
Posted By cynicwanderer
Hi, I assume with tachometer, you mean the RPM...

Hi, I assume with tachometer, you mean the RPM gauge (in german tachometer is the speedometer). I might have a mechanical tachometer from a Canadian XL600R in my junk box. I got it in a speedo/tach...
Forum: Racing 12-05-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,226
Posted By cynicwanderer
lol. thanks.

lol. thanks.
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