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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 367,869
Posted By philipbarrett
But would that explain the no go with a 12v...

But would that explain the no go with a 12v battery too? Good point though, the harness on my XR is a semi-rats nest & I plan to just do it all over again. I'll stick a meter on the connector & see...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 367,869
Posted By philipbarrett
I got my kit and dutifully installed it on my...

I got my kit and dutifully installed it on my Baja Kit equipped XR400, however no lighty up! Stock bulb works fine so I tried the LED on a 12v battery, again nada.

Am I doing something wrong here?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 42,850
Posted By philipbarrett
Not much except I once drove there from N. Dallas...

Not much except I once drove there from N. Dallas after talking with them about a KTM 950 they had for sale. Got there and it wasn't running, or really for sale!

Obviously my last visit.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 367,869
Posted By philipbarrett
Listening, I have the Baja kit so already DC. ...

Listening, I have the Baja kit so already DC.

edit: taking a gamble, just ordered the 3600 version with the H4 option.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,213
Posted By philipbarrett
3rd semester : the angle grinder and ALL it's...

3rd semester : the angle grinder and ALL it's available attachments.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
If you have the bike set up well (hello Gordon's)...

If you have the bike set up well (hello Gordon's) and are in the habit of draining the carb, the de-comp is nice to prime the engine prior to starting. I typically need no choke, just 3 or 4 turns...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
My XR is stock height, I'm 5'7" & I kick with the...

My XR is stock height, I'm 5'7" & I kick with the sidestand up. Never really thought about doing it from the pegs, that would seem to be courting disaster?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,542
Views: 2,334,850
Posted By philipbarrett
Maybe you could go over tell him you'd like the...

Maybe you could go over tell him you'd like the bike & you have everything needed to purchase it except the money?
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,941
Posted By philipbarrett
You will love the stainless, welds beautifully....

You will love the stainless, welds beautifully. I'm not sure what grade of steel they have you working on but at some point pick up some nice chromoly and have at it. You'll be surprised at how good...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 76,435
Posted By philipbarrett
F1 drivers have generally been a scandalous lot,...

F1 drivers have generally been a scandalous lot, remember our sainted JYS & his long hair & bell bottoms? Caused many a raised eyebrow in his day. And compared to James Hunt...

Lewis is a young,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Your pics didn't show up? oops - yes they...

Your pics didn't show up?

oops - yes they did

and nice Baja Bug BTW
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11,542
Views: 2,334,850
Posted By philipbarrett
Or Dallas, GA. Not a very long limb.

Or Dallas, GA. Not a very long limb.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11,542
Views: 2,334,850
Posted By philipbarrett
Nice RS in Dallas. Of course, I'm biased. In...

Nice RS in Dallas. Of course, I'm biased.

In my 'hood so if anyone wants me to give it a look over...

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/mcy/4973793574.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Revzilla's customer service is awesome.

Revzilla's customer service is awesome.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Got the luggage mostly figured out today. That XR...

Got the luggage mostly figured out today. That XR is no easy bike to get stuff mounted on!

Most of the parts n' pieces are from Green Chili ADV.

First problem is finding a decent attachment...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Join us -...

Join us - http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100591&highlight=galeana
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Do you have a link for the petcocks? And no,...

Do you have a link for the petcocks?

And no, not Alaska, 2 trips to nice, warm Mexico on the cards though.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Remember, out on the trail, transfer tank to tank...

Remember, out on the trail, transfer tank to tank gas prices are yours to set.

:evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
On special too. ...

On special too.

http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=582
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
OK you Acerbis "municipal water tower" tank...

OK you Acerbis "municipal water tower" tank naysayers, here was my afternoon;

After removing the seat mount from the OEM tank and attaching to the Acerbis the next task is to re-use the OEM rubber...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Need a horn for an inspection in Texas (& many...

Need a horn for an inspection in Texas (& many other states). Need to be street legal in Texas to ride most of the best trails.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Ebay special, $4.00 shipped from Hong Kong. ...

Ebay special, $4.00 shipped from Hong Kong.

Beep, beep.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Acerbis 5.8 gallon "Exxon Valdez" model. ...

Acerbis 5.8 gallon "Exxon Valdez" model.

http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=582

I had a long chat with the (very good) people at Just Gas Tanks. I wasn't originally going for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
They lied. Size matters! :wink: ...

They lied. Size matters!

:wink:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m219/philipbarrett/IMG_1950_zpsnpkznfhb.jpg...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By philipbarrett
Los Potrillos - best New Mexican food ever,...

Los Potrillos - best New Mexican food ever, family owned, friendly. Go for breakfast, go for lunch & go for dinner.

Across the street is the El Rey motel, an old motor inn from the Route 66 days....
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,411
Posted By philipbarrett
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
My 2 cents. Go with the stock exhaust and all the...

My 2 cents. Go with the stock exhaust and all the Gordon Mods including his jet recommendations. You'll have a 1st kick starting machine.

https://www.4strokes.com/tech/honda/gordmods.asp

I love...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
err, sure...this was my Saturday last, pre & post...

err, sure...this was my Saturday last, pre & post welding

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m219/philipbarrett/IMG_1947_zpsgz3fjuym.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Mine? ...

Mine?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1054855
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11,542
Views: 2,334,850
Posted By philipbarrett
Dakar Elefant -...

Dakar Elefant - http://kamloops.craigslist.ca/mcy/4961489927.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_5lLFUe6N7Ge_600x450.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Not the easiest of bikes. I got mine with a...

Not the easiest of bikes. I got mine with a combination of Green Chili Adv soft racks, their loop straps & rated caribiners from REI. Works great & easily removed.

http://www.greenchileadv.com/
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-29-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By philipbarrett
Naturally :doh

Naturally

:doh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-29-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By philipbarrett
Thanks - that's a great little package. The...

Thanks - that's a great little package. The direct export function is nice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,520
Posted By philipbarrett
Moto Liberty in Dallas used to have a can of...

Moto Liberty in Dallas used to have a can of medical jaw wire sitting on the shelf next to their open-face offerings.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
But it has a seat & a spark plug. Those have to...

But it has a seat & a spark plug. Those have to be worth something?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
$5K XR? Ever the optimist. ...

$5K XR? Ever the optimist.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/sdf/mcy/4946688687.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
Nice rack (Jomama watch out) but a little narrow...

Nice rack (Jomama watch out) but a little narrow for my needs. The only others I found though stuck out like a GS's rear end on a world tour.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,649
Posted By philipbarrett
That's what their advertisers pay them to do...

That's what their advertisers pay them to do (with the exception of Motorcycle Consumer News) and they've done a dam fine job of it too.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
XR & myself headed to Big Bend National Park &...

XR & myself headed to Big Bend National Park & Big Bend Ranch State Park this past week. My first trip after bringing her back to health; stock exhaust mounted, Gordon Mods done & his jetting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,963,369
Posted By philipbarrett
I fabbed one that mounts inside the rear fender...

I fabbed one that mounts inside the rear fender using the tailight bolts. Texas is very lenient on placement & this is up & out of the way.

Pic to follow once I get the bike back from the shop.
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