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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Highway Sprocket 52 T

Hey folks,
I do a lot of highway riding and I found that above 90 kph things got buzzy, and cruising at 100 kph and above was uncomfortable. At 100 the engine was turning over at ~5800 rpm. I then...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 12:40 PM
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Views: 1,704,330
Posted By Captain Caution
You could try that, but it isn't always...

You could try that, but it isn't always conclusive. I think it's probably better to remove it and examine it and it's gasket. You'll find pictures of the boots on my XT350, which caused me some...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Have you removed the intake between the carb and...

Have you removed the intake between the carb and the head to make sure it is not cracked or separated? A vacuum leak could cause the symptoms you are having.
Hope it helps,
Captain Caution
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=MauricioMoldes;21000753]my yamaha xt 350 ,...

[QUOTE=MauricioMoldes;21000753]my yamaha xt 350 , 1994, Portugal

134 000 kmh or about 83 267.7 miles

Extremely modified form engine, to frame, electric, etc

first try´s .
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
If you don't mind me asking, what tires/sizes are...

If you don't mind me asking, what tires/sizes are you running and how do you like them?
Cheers! :freaky
Captain Caution
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
My wife has the Joe Rocket Manta tank bag and it...

My wife has the Joe Rocket Manta tank bag and it works well for small stuff, ie drinks, snacks, phone, wallet etc.
Hope that helps,
CC
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Left Crankcase Oil Leak

Hi folks,
Had an oil leak on the left side of the engine case. I pulled the cover and the flywheel to see if it was the main seal; it wasn't. It was one of three bolt holes under the windings plate...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Ditto! It'll do 60 mph all day long, assuming...

Ditto! It'll do 60 mph all day long, assuming you're not a big guy. Have a good look in the tank for rust too.
A terrific bike...
Cheers!
C.C.
PS-If a bit more power or space is needed, do what...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=Indiesol;19905407]I finally picked up a...

[QUOTE=Indiesol;19905407]I finally picked up a donor rear shock for my XT yesterday. $38.24 shipped and it looks to be in pretty good condition.

My plan is to swap the stock spring on the donor...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2012, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
I bought Shinko 244's for my XT and I like them. ...

I bought Shinko 244's for my XT and I like them.
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/29/393/15034/ITEM/Shinko-244-Dual-Sport-Front---Rear-Tire.aspx
I ride two lane black top 90% of the time and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Ms. Caution has a Joe Rocket Manta bag (pink of...

Ms. Caution has a Joe Rocket Manta bag (pink of course lol) for her Serow and it fits well.
http://www.motorcyclegear.com/parts/luggage/tank_bags/joe_rocket/manta_magnetic_motorcycle_tank_bag.html...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Well said SkidMarx! :thumb Cheers, C.C

Well said SkidMarx! :thumb
Cheers,
C.C
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Here are a couple of links detailing some of my...

Here are a couple of links detailing some of my experiences:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16770729#post16770729...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 05:52 AM
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Views: 674,991
Posted By Captain Caution
Welcome! Having had to undo a number of carb...

Welcome!
Having had to undo a number of carb related mistakes by the previous owner of my bike, here are my $0.02.
If you plan on modding the carb, first make sure the stock set up is working...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 06:55 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Thanks for the positive comments folks! The...

Thanks for the positive comments folks!
The boxes seem to be of decent quality; the materials and finish seem to be on par with our SHAD and Givi top cases. Normally these are $40 each but I picked...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2012, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
I'll second that! Those are my favourite kinds of...

I'll second that! Those are my favourite kinds of additions--easy! :D
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2012, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=recycled dirt rider;18773291]Had to create...

[QUOTE=recycled dirt rider;18773291]Had to create a way to keep the stabilizer and still raise the bars. Freehand milled from a piece of 3x3x5 inch billet.


Sweet! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2012, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Thanks! :freaky

Thanks! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2012, 06:13 AM
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Views: 1,704,330
Posted By Captain Caution
XT225 Panniers

Hey Folks,
After building a rack for Mrs. Caution's Serow I thought it was time to add some panniers. I fabbed the framework out of flat bar and the boxes are top opening bicycle trunks at 1.1...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2012, 05:51 AM
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Views: 715,883
Posted By Captain Caution
XT225 Panniers

Hey Folks,
After building a rack for Mrs. Caution's Serow I thought it was time to add some panniers. I fabbed the framework out of flat bar and the boxes are top opening bicycle trunks at 1.1...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 01:16 PM
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Views: 33,727
Posted By Captain Caution
I'm sure everyone is sick of this view, but...

I'm sure everyone is sick of this view, but here's another one anyway. :evil

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/tmotten/20120522_180457.jpg[/QUOTE]


I'm not sick of it yet, but I am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2012, 08:39 AM
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Views: 33,727
Posted By Captain Caution
This is probably the hardest time--you probably...

This is probably the hardest time--you probably wish it were over, but there's still some to go. Keep plugging away and just think of how cool the finished product will be! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2012, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Nice! Same colour scheme as my '01 XT350. :clap ...

Nice! Same colour scheme as my '01 XT350. :clap


http://i782.photobucket.com/albums/yy102/canuman/XT225/XT225Devin.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2012, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Wow Taco--quite a project! Keep up the good work!...

Wow Taco--quite a project! Keep up the good work!
Regarding heat protection: go to your local auto wrecker (as I don't know where to buy it new) and find some of that heat protective cloth....
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=alpiner84;18419754]So, as promised, here...

[QUOTE=alpiner84;18419754]So, as promised, here is a summary of the nitty-gritty details of how my 2005 XT225 fared on a 9000+ mile trip to Panama. I won't go into the actual trip details here, just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 07:05 AM
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Views: 674,991
Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=MauricioMold :thumb Right on!

[QUOTE=MauricioMold


:thumb Right on!
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2012, 03:44 PM
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Views: 1,347
Posted By Captain Caution
Nice idea! :thumb Any suggestions for...

Nice idea! :thumb
Any suggestions for submitting photos?
Will you do the same for cars too?
Thanks,
C.C.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=buler;18380610]Picked up a National...

[QUOTE=buler;18380610]Picked up a National Deflector DX windscreen pretty cheap. I think it looks really good.

B


Looks nice! Do you get much buffeting around your head? My wife has a shield...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
I'll second that! :thumb

I'll second that! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 07:44 AM
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Views: 1,704,330
Posted By Captain Caution
Thanks! I may consider them for my XT350, once...

Thanks! I may consider them for my XT350, once the Shinko SR244's give out; surprisingly, for a cheap tire, they're holding up very well.
Cheers!

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 05:52 AM
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Views: 1,704,330
Posted By Captain Caution
Very nice! What tires are you running in this...

Very nice! What tires are you running in this photo?
Cheers!
C.C. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Captain Caution
2007 XT225 with only 80 miles on the clock. 118...

2007 XT225 with only 80 miles on the clock. 118 mile ride later and we're home.

Thanks for all the excellent information in this thread. Made the decision to get one easier than finding one. Now...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 09:51 AM
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Views: 674,991
Posted By Captain Caution
Post your reviews

Hi Folks,
Don't know if anyone has done this on the thread yet (don't recall it, anyhow) so I thought I'd give it a kick; if anyone has any XT350 reviews/technical info, why not post it? Here's my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Captain Caution
Amen to that, Alonzo! :D

Amen to that, Alonzo! :D
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2012, 04:10 PM
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Views: 715,883
Posted By Captain Caution
[QUOTE=HighTechCoonass;18191788]http://hightechcoo...

[QUOTE=HighTechCoonass;18191788]http://hightechcoonass.smugmug.com/Other/led-lights/i-793Vrmc/0/L/IMAG0298-L.jpg



Sweet ! :thumb
How much Amperage do they draw and where did you get...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4,800
Views: 674,991
Posted By Captain Caution
Don't be surprised if you have to readjust the...

Don't be surprised if you have to readjust the carb once the air leak is fixed. Glad to hear you're making progress. :)
C.C.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,800
Views: 674,991
Posted By Captain Caution
Welcome! When do you need the starting fluid,...

Welcome!
When do you need the starting fluid, just when the engine is cold or all the time? Assuming someone hasn't screwed around with the carb adjustments, if you just need it when it's cold, the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,800
Views: 674,991
Posted By Captain Caution
With the 50 rear how is your rpm at 100 km/h? Is...

With the 50 rear how is your rpm at 100 km/h? Is 1st gear too tall now or is it ok? I was considering running this combo on my 2000 XT350 because I find the stock gearing (15,55 I think) a bit low on...
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