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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
Checking before I buy new CDI

Hi guys, before I spend the bucks I better double check with the minds that know.

JYA49M first 6 on the VIN=1985-?

I want to order in a hypertech and see how they are, I read there is a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
We had the same issue with another bike, it...

We had the same issue with another bike, it turned out to be the CDI unit.
Started and ran fine when it was cool/warm but when it had time to heat up on a hot day it would just quit, you gave it...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,731
Posted By shuswap biker
You might want to look at the North Okanogan...

You might want to look at the North Okanogan then, Armstrong, Enderby Salmon arm Sicamous. Falkland and area is nice but kinda of banjo picken territory.(don't ask :rofl)
Forum: Canada 02-14-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,731
Posted By shuswap biker
There is the $1.99 question. Do you still need...

There is the $1.99 question.
Do you still need to make an income? if you do and you want to work from home not on the road you need to be around a bigger center, and one that's not in a downturn....
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By shuswap biker
Registering the vehicle is a one time...

Registering the vehicle is a one time thing/payment, but they the GOV insurance company ding you for the licence plate fee as part of your insurance.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By shuswap biker
Your going to need pl and pd though ICBC (the...

Your going to need pl and pd though ICBC (the provincial insurance) and you can get it for 3 months but cancel able at any time for a refund.
Then there is parking insurance also available.

OH...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 57,444
Posted By shuswap biker
Best pizza I have had in a long time is from Red...

Best pizza I have had in a long time is from Red Tomato Pies in Wiliams lake. And I here there is another in Golden

Their house pie on the fried crust MMMM (even good when its cold)
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By shuswap biker
The west side RD is the heavy haul RD to both...

The west side RD is the heavy haul RD to both mills, Avola and the mill at the south end of Adams lake.

At the north end of Adams Lake you can cut over to Seymour arm (shuswap Lake) there is fuel...
Forum: Canada 01-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By shuswap biker
You might want to look at Avola BC through to...

You might want to look at Avola BC through to Adams lake and come out at Squilax bridge that goes over the river that separates little from big Shuswap lake, (Sorrento BC)
Forum: Canada 11-06-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By shuswap biker
As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all...

As everyone said (almost) get winter tires on all four corners.
It may be law but it sure makes sense, some of the roads outside of the wet coast are just dang nasty when the snow flies!

And get...
Forum: Canada 10-16-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,682
Posted By shuswap biker
OUCH, thats gotta hurt! Tall dirt bike style...

OUCH, thats gotta hurt!
Tall dirt bike style boots are great, but a pain to walk in if you have to.
Jungle or dessert boots (military) light, fast to dry but any flying rocks, sure hurts on...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By shuswap biker
I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley...

I worked about 6 years ago in the Nemaiah valley installing phone lines for the band so I sorta know the way in from the east.
Williams lake to lees corner first left at the bottom of the big hill...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By shuswap biker
Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to...

Take Carmi main to the 201 rd and over to Beaverdell, take Beaverdell main to the Christian valley. Then head for Nakusp, Trout lake and into Kaslo. Next take the pass over to Silverton/Newdenver and...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,105
Posted By shuswap biker
JDROCKS, first pic is WOW, a gravel HWY those are...

JDROCKS, first pic is WOW, a gravel HWY those are nice, second pic is what I am used to but still double the width and whats with all that gravel, wheres the dirt and clay and boulders? LOL
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,105
Posted By shuswap biker
^^^^^ +1 When I see a logging truck I pull...

^^^^^
+1 When I see a logging truck I pull over! The duals get boulders stuck between them when they are on the roads to the cut blocks, when they get back to the mains and they don't inspect their...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
Ray517, it does look like the PO tried to use JB...

Ray517, it does look like the PO tried to use JB weld as a replacement for threads, can you thread a bolt down those holes and catch threads???
I am not a big fan of the helicoils I have had to many...
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,942
Posted By shuswap biker
Active hauling can be 7 days a week in some...

Active hauling can be 7 days a week in some areas, but for the most part Monday-Friday.
This time of year you have the crazies out there on there on bikes and quads trying to go as fast as possible,...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By shuswap biker
If you are in 100 mile house, follow the HWY...

If you are in 100 mile house, follow the HWY south till you hit the lone Butte turn off 5-7 miles take HWY? to Little Fort and into Kamloops.
Great ride.
Now you can follow HWY #1 east to Salmon...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
Sounds like a air leak around the boots, to check...

Sounds like a air leak around the boots, to check spray something like WD-40 around the boots, cylinder and carb side. (both primary and secondary carb)
If there is an air leak the vapor will be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
If it gets through the dead spot most likely carb...

If it gets through the dead spot most likely carb transition issue, time for a rebuild of all the old rubber parts o-rings new diaphragm ETC.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
That 4000+- RPM mark is just about where the CDI...

That 4000+- RPM mark is just about where the CDI advance mark flattens out.

Thats what I am getting from my bike and why I need a new CDI.

(If you ride the bike for 10-15 minutes+- does the...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,942
Posted By shuswap biker
+1 The OK falls FSR also known as the #201...

+1
The OK falls FSR also known as the #201 haul RD is scary if your not watching out, I have even seen over sized trucks up there (Big Pacificos, 10 foot or more wide)
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,942
Posted By shuswap biker
^^^^^ When your going through Douglas lake...

^^^^^

When your going through Douglas lake ranch watch out for cattle and logging trucks especially when you get past Salmon lake resort and drop into the valley.
It is a very narrow valley,...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By shuswap biker
I got the route pic to 367 megs, any idea how to...

I got the route pic to 367 megs, any idea how to get it down to 197+- megs so I can post it here?

Its just a google earth pic I saved.
Forum: Canada 06-13-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By shuswap biker
Phoenix MT rail trails

I took a little time on Google earth and using different colored pins tracked the CPR and Great Northern routes and a couple of spur lines to the mine sites.

I just need to figure out how to post...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 1,331,541
Posted By shuswap biker
AWESOME PICS of Portugal keep them coming!!!! ...

AWESOME PICS of Portugal keep them coming!!!!

And here is another 85-XT 600 CDI story, after 2 years of trying to figure out why the bike would only run up to a certain RPM 3500+- then after it...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,942
Posted By shuswap biker
David I am Rob, live at the top of Black RD on...

David I am Rob, live at the top of Black RD on Timms RD.
I have been wanting to do king fisher main over to the Wap main then down to the pass over to sugar lake main and on up to sugar lake one of...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,942
Posted By shuswap biker
I am in Salmon Arm and as soon as I get this CDI...

I am in Salmon Arm and as soon as I get this CDI issue worked out I am in for some FSR riding.

Mara lookout/Hunters range anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By shuswap biker
New boots, valves in spec, carb rebuilt. ...

New boots, valves in spec, carb rebuilt.
possible issue carb has a 3/4 inch+- diaphragm?? that's most likely 30+ years old, but looks in good shape.
I wonder if it to stretched out.
But how would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By shuswap biker
bump

bump
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By shuswap biker
It has had a super trap on since I bought it. ...

It has had a super trap on since I bought it.
This started happening a couple of years back in the fall so I parked it till the next summer, sent it into the shop for a full top end rebuild and carb...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By shuswap biker
frustrating intermitent issue 1985 xt 600??????????

Well, the old 85 xt600 has got a problem and not sure if it is fuel or electrical, possibly mechanical?
Bike starts fine, idles fine, but will not make power it feels like in the primary circuit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By shuswap biker
Shipping trailer LA-Lynden Wash

HI neighbours-
I am from Canada, but have access to a yard in Lynden Wash
I need to locate a shipping company with a drop deck/low bed or hot shot service that will deliver - LA area to Lynden...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,888
Posted By shuswap biker
Have yet to see a Kojack with a Kodak :rofl in...

Have yet to see a Kojack with a Kodak :rofl in my 40 years of running the dirt roads in BC.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,888
Posted By shuswap biker
Coming in from cow town, turn left down Wop lake...

Coming in from cow town, turn left down Wop lake main just west of the three valley gap hotel, turn right onto the Kingfisher FSR and set your self up at many of the lakes.
There is tons of riding...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By shuswap biker
If you need a ride, I would try the...

If you need a ride, I would try the Bar/restaurant/hotel on the south end of town, right across from the HWY from the petro can/A+W.
Talk to the waitress and just hang up a sign and start asking...
Forum: Canada 06-08-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By shuswap biker
You can hop back on the KVR around Faulder and...

You can hop back on the KVR around Faulder and then into Princeton and north to Larson hill (you may have to skirt away from the wash out and take the gravel road to the Coq at Brookemere
Forum: Canada 05-31-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,445
Posted By shuswap biker
Since your in the neighbourhood get Hyderized! ...

Since your in the neighbourhood get Hyderized!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-FqlQQ8d00
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By shuswap biker
Princeton-Summerland RD. Either the paved...

Princeton-Summerland RD.

Either the paved road to Otter lake and gravel to Faulder or the KVR.

(KVR is more fun on the climb out of Princeton to Otter lake)

Stemwinder FSR...
Forum: Canada 05-25-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,599
Posted By shuswap biker
YUP, that sucks being weathered in. It is a...

YUP, that sucks being weathered in.
It is a nice ride through to radium, or you can push the envolope a little and do the trip over to Revelstoke and do the trip south tomorrow- 3.5 hours to Revy...
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