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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
bad vibrations.

Ok I haven't noticed any numbness since I realized that it was me gripping to hard, in fact this is on of the smoothest bikes I've ever riden. But if you are having problems the is a product called...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9,559
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Posted By Wargasm
I used to have this problem, a lot. Change your...

I used to have this problem, a lot. Change your bars, risers etc. also watch how hard you are gripping the bars, most of the time this is the problem. I kept getting numb fingers and thought I had...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=995025...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=995025

you could arrange shipping
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
I was rilling around with no turn signals for a...

I was rilling around with no turn signals for a while, a COP buddy of mine said what's the use of them, no one uses them anyway. Now I have the DRC, it seems to meet all intents of a brake/tail light...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9,559
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Posted By Wargasm
Selling the LRP to buy a BRP

Well, I knew it would happen eventually, I'll selling off my Little Red Pig to buy a Big Red Pig. You all know how great this bike is so I need say nothing else. It;s been well maintained at the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Get the 120/90-18, I've had one on for 3000km...

Get the 120/90-18, I've had one on for 3000km with no trouble whatsoever. there were also worries about the D606 being too dirt biased, well aside from the hum from the lugs they grip well enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 73,916
Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
I'll think about it, that's a little more...

I'll think about it, that's a little more involved though. I can whip apart the linkages, swing arm and headstock in an afternoon, going through all the electrics is asking for headaches
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
So just as I suspected, barely greased at all,...

So just as I suspected, barely greased at all, I've got a tub of Lucas heavy duty wheel bearing grease that I smear on absolutely everything, even my morning toast, still better than vegemite. I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:42 AM
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Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
ok, leftover 2013 XR650L in the garage, it's...

ok, leftover 2013 XR650L in the garage, it's pouring down rain here, so what do I do. I know the CRF250L had no grease in headstock or linkages, very disheartening to see that. Is there anything like...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
there's pliers, and they always spin the same...

there's pliers, and they always spin the same direction.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 73,916
Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
safety wire is mandatory for a lot of parts on...

safety wire is mandatory for a lot of parts on race bikes, well road racing anyway, dirt racing doesn't really matter as parts strewn over the course aren;t as much of a hazard for other racers....
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 73,916
Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
I think he means the safety wire on through the...

I think he means the safety wire on through the bolt heads. Not a common site for most people
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
thank you for the info

thank you for the info
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 06:54 PM
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Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
ok I got a ricochet on the 250, good product and...

ok I got a ricochet on the 250, good product and good company as far as I'm concerned. Got on of the firsts plates for the CRF250L and it had some fitment problems, they sent me a new one free.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
without longer cables? I'm pretty ingenious with...

without longer cables? I'm pretty ingenious with cable routing, once had what amounted to mini ape hangers on the 250 with cable routing alone.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:46 PM
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Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
New to the Fold

Well, just got back from the local dealership, Looks like I'll be trading in my '13 CRF250L for a '13 XR650L. You all are bad influences it would seem. I had hummed and hawed between the three big...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 01:22 PM
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Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
this may have been meant as a jibe, and I get it,...

this may have been meant as a jibe, and I get it, but those battery vent lines are actually quite important, I've got two old Suzuki frames that are just about ruined because the batteries had no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 08:42 PM
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Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
LOL If I had GS money I wouldn't have this...

LOL If I had GS money I wouldn't have this problem. The 250 is nearly as heavy as the XR so the gain in power counter balances the 20 lbs extra weight. The 250 is budget cheap too, budget forks,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
I have noticed that about KLRS, most around here...

I have noticed that about KLRS, most around here act like they're on a BMW. I'm guessing the XR will handle highway jaunts better than my tiny 250, given that I'm 6'2" and 240lbs. But I had never...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
more 50/50, and dirt bike excursions with my...

more 50/50, and dirt bike excursions with my sons. I thik I'm gonna go talk to the local dealer monday and see if they'll make a deal for trading in my little 250.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:24 AM
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Views: 7,670,545
Posted By Wargasm
weighing my options

So I currently have the XRas little brother the CRF250L, but it is too small, the local dealer took an XR in on trade and I'm considering it. What sets the XR apart from the other two big singles in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Firstly by unplugging the O2 sensor you are...

Firstly by unplugging the O2 sensor you are forcing the ECU into a default setting, which may or may not be better. It will most likely run richer as default to protect the engine from lean and...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
WOW......someone should really make a sticky at...

WOW......someone should really make a sticky at the front of this thread with all the suppliers, things to fix or mod right away, known problems, smog deletes etc......1300 pages is a lot to search...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
There are no links to any sites that will sell...

There are no links to any sites that will sell springs directly in the link you posted. I've got a little over
5000 km now.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Geesh this done blowed up.

Ok, so I was the first in my neck of the woods with a CRF250L, first one at the dealership. Put on a skid plate, rim locks, hand guards and have proceeded to drive the balls off of it fir the past...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
oops, my bad, I assumed it was steel because of...

oops, my bad, I assumed it was steel because of the paint and general budget build of the LRP.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
the CRF250X and the CRF250L are only similar in...

the CRF250X and the CRF250L are only similar in displacement, nothing else. The X is a MX bike with a light and a lower compression ratio, maybe different gearing too. Besides that it's a full fat...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 03:56 PM
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Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Why six turn signals?

Why six turn signals?
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
I don't know if you ever got an answer so I'll do...

I don't know if you ever got an answer so I'll do it here and I'll msg you. I've had the LRP in deep water, stupidly deep. But when you're half way across and the decent was a 45* mud slope then...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
concerns

OK, so has anyone else removed the output shaft cover and left it off to facilitate cleaning etc. Is this a thing that can be done on bikes that see a lot of dirt? I only ask becasue I've seen quite...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Oh how I have come to despise slick clay mud, no...

Oh how I have come to despise slick clay mud, no tire on earth, or tracked vehicle could traverse it without slipping. A D606 gets a little more traction than stock, but not enough to make a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Fortunately for me the RCMP are few and far...

Fortunately for me the RCMP are few and far between on the twisties in these parts. I imagine I'd be able to talk my way out of a speeding ticket, I mean who would believe that a little 250 could...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
ok I can get how guys try to milk a tank of gas...

ok I can get how guys try to milk a tank of gas for all it's worth, sometimes it's neat to pinch a penny. I can't understand how you all have the willpower to do it though. I have to consciously...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9,559
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Posted By Wargasm
Question 6000km to a tire, damn that's good. I shredded...

6000km to a tire, damn that's good. I shredded the stock one at about 1000km and installed a D606 which is at maybe 50% after about 1500km. I may have to calm down a little bit or I'll be spending...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
ok I see, I remember seeing the pictures I just...

ok I see, I remember seeing the pictures I just thought this was a recommendation for mirrors. So long as they're mounted like you have them mounted they'd be pretty unobtrusive
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
Those are bar end mirrors, they'll get bashed off...

Those are bar end mirrors, they'll get bashed off the first time you go offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Wargasm
Crashing shouldn't be an option if your a...

Crashing shouldn't be an option if your a competent rider. Reading the previous posts I see the stock tire size is 100/90/19 and you can only get a 100/80/19, the only difference is the middle number...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 1,655,654
Posted By Wargasm
In my experience internal pressure relief valves...

In my experience internal pressure relief valves don't normally squirt oil outside the engine. The normally act to relieve pressure if there is some sort of blockage in the oiling system by blowing...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,958
Posted By Wargasm
Fox racing chest protector with shoulder armor...

Fox racing chest protector with shoulder armor and Downhill mountain bike elbow pads when doing trail work or in hot weather, when it's easy going and/or cool and/or raining I wear a Klim traverse...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Wargasm
bit of tire info for y'all. The first...

bit of tire info for y'all.

The first number, 100 in this case is the tire width at the rim 100mm, or rim width, you can but shouldn't vary this size, it's ok to go up a bit, tire wider than rim,...
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