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Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=hontri;25312774]Backfiring usually means a...

[QUOTE=hontri;25312774]Backfiring usually means a lean condition. Foam filter(meaning more air) would amplify a lean condition.

Also leaking joints between header and muffler will draw in air on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
All things being equal the bikes will squirm...

All things being equal the bikes will squirm around varying degrees on knobbies when on the blacktop
Asking a tyre to perform well in mud and on the blacktop is a stretch
Moderate to high speed...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
Rogers 1952

Found this in a disposal store in 1974 when riding from Melbourne to Cairns during my annual holiday break.
After 40 years it still functions OK with little repair.
Had to make a little rubber pad...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Congratulations Looks like an interesting...

Congratulations
Looks like an interesting bike/build
Any information on the front forks?

JM-2008
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 01:53 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
Big shed, the XR would be happy in there - enjoy....

Big shed, the XR would be happy in there - enjoy.

JM-2008
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 11:49 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=GSXR;25121443]Nice one Nick. Lots of work...

[QUOTE=GSXR;25121443]Nice one Nick. Lots of work there.
Good tip from me ol' mate bikeless Sean too lol.
Set the float level to 18mm & forget hard starting / flooding issues.

+1 on the float...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=jules083;24873878]Got some numbers today....

[QUOTE=jules083;24873878]Got some numbers today. With 15/48 it's almost exactly 65 mph at 5000 rpm's, so I'm sticking with that gearing.[

Depending on tyre size it should also pull around 100 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=ZXRaziel;24855927]Thanx for help , ...

[QUOTE=ZXRaziel;24855927]Thanx for help , wondering if i should spray some WD 40 in there to keep the water out .
Would smear a thin film on the lead to enable it to move freely inside the cap...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:44 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=larryboy;24692092]Baby powder is the...

[QUOTE=larryboy;24692092]Baby powder is the trick. :deal

+1
Powder inside the tyre first
Tube in tyre then fit on the rim

JM-2008
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 04:10 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=XRPOWER;24680577]Has anybody try to put a...

[QUOTE=XRPOWER;24680577]Has anybody try to put a glide/broze bering on the lower rod bering on the xrr engine? Is there enoght oilpressure to do it? If there is one way to make it hapend the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=PeteN95;24638595] I am 6'6" and 225, I...

[QUOTE=PeteN95;24638595] I am 6'6" and 225, I wonder if we are the average size pig riders?


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Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 01:05 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=TJE;24598305]Can anyone confirm that the...

[QUOTE=TJE;24598305]Can anyone confirm that the DID 520ZVMX/110 is good for the BRP? The dealer is telling me it doesn't fit the bike ... All 520/110 should fit the bike, right? Cheers

520 AKA...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 01:03 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz153/alan-ciec...

http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz153/alan-ciech/IMG_1721_zps99447e0b.jpg

:1drink

Albi,
Any four legged pigs in there.
Or don't they come down that far?
Nice pics as well.
Must get up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 10:02 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=ditchwitch650;24552892]my current pig ...

[QUOTE=ditchwitch650;24552892]my current pig

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/67926_682001985148482_367402870_n.jpg


Nice pic Ditchy.


JM-2008
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Travis1010;24556244]I'm starting to think...

[QUOTE=Travis1010;24556244]I'm starting to think fuel but still think it's electrical...new symptom today is while under load the engine pops and stuffers horribly but if you pull the clutch in revs...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Travis1010;24549279]Just went out for...

[QUOTE=Travis1010;24549279]Just went out for another ride...cutting in and out on hard throttle...steady rpms not so much...still something wrong here[emoji107]


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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:13 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Travis1010;24545967]After going through...

[QUOTE=Travis1010;24545967]After going through the bike today checking connections I think it might be the Cdi. Is there anyone in NW AR that has an xr I could swap CDIs with before I buy one?

...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=BOOTLACE;24468379]I met her at the Manx...

[QUOTE=BOOTLACE;24468379]I met her at the Manx GP. She rode up from Switzerland, and was doing a lap of Scotland and calling into the Goodwood festival on the way home. Nice gal,traveling...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
MV 2 strokes?

[QUOTE=DougZ73;24430370]Here is a good link...maybe it was 1948 when Duc last won?

http://www.motorsportsetc.com/champs/motogp.htm


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Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
Wedge Tail Nest

Lots of small bird and rabbit bones were scattered around the base of the old belah..
http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz153/alan-ciech/IMG_1640_zps12eedd0d.jpg

Great Pic Albi.
Apart from the...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2014, 04:21 AM
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Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Digga, Looks like you have done enough work...

Digga,
Looks like you have done enough work there (big tank/s, lights, pipe etc for a significant build report?
Or has that been covered previously?

JM-2008
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 08:07 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=digga1111;24168230]http://i751.photobucket....

[QUOTE=digga1111;24168230]http://i751.photobucket.com/albums/xx157/rick36/P1000833_zpsd5d86e47.jpg (http://s751.photobucket.com/user/rick36/media/P1000833_zpsd5d86e47.jpg.html)...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Lostsaffa;24113062] What I can say...

[QUOTE=Lostsaffa;24113062]
What I can say though is the difference with the air box/batwing mods and race pipe to how it was before the build (same motor with normal Pro Circuit and no Batwing) is...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Lostsaffa;24106716]Already posted in...

[QUOTE=Lostsaffa;24106716]Already posted in various places but here is my build all done and dusted (minus one fork gator and front indicators). I am waiting on aftermarket switchgear before it can...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=digga1111;24078893]http://i751.photobucket....

[QUOTE=digga1111;24078893]http://i751.photobucket.com/albums/xx157/rick36/P1010229_zps37245f2b.jpg (http://s751.photobucket.com/user/rick36/media/P1010229_zps37245f2b.jpg.html)...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Albi;24062625]http://i823.photobucket.com/a...

[QUOTE=Albi;24062625]http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz153/alan-ciech/IMG_1557_zpscbcfdc1d.jpg

Pig in the scrub

Nice pic Albi

JM-2008
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 01:18 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=AussieDaz;24036784]can anyone confirm if...

[QUOTE=AussieDaz;24036784]can anyone confirm if the fucked screw is the one I need to take out to get to the needle and change clip position? If so, any idea's for getting the prick out? :huh
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 12:13 AM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=J_B;24044622]Thanks Sean-o but I need to...

[QUOTE=J_B;24044622]Thanks Sean-o but I need to carry a total of 48L of fuel so Like to get the weight down lower.

Is there a decent side rack system out there?

Sean-O had a nice throw over...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,873
Posted By jm-2008
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=mitchn06;23953543]Installed speedo...

[QUOTE=mitchn06;23953543]Installed speedo replacement spacer from Xrs only. I'm seeing a bit of a gap. Like the fork leg needs to be moved over a bit. Anybody have any...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Ricky Stator & OEM Rec/Reg unit

Greetings inmates,
Posting this question here in case the Oz versions use a different Rec/Reg unit.
Looking to run one x 100W output from a Ricky Stator to the OEM Rec/Reg unit.
Can the OEM unit...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 10:19 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=brayjay;23936616]I was wondering about re...

[QUOTE=brayjay;23936616]I was wondering about re torqueing and will. Another question. I have not installed the camshaft, top cover, or right crankcase cover yet and it seems to have hardly any...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,873
Posted By jm-2008
Tyres

Enjoying your report and images.
Facinating how the colours change with the progression of light through the day.
Haven't been out that far West yet but hope to do so.
Quite inspiring.

Did I...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Headlight upgrade part 2

Needed to find a simple way to retain the Auto Headlight that enabled easy replacement.

Decided making a couple of these would be the answer...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Smithy, The first version was not very eloquent...

Smithy,
The first version was not very eloquent but it was functional.
Simply removed the lens on a damaged OEM light and cut off the reflector section.
...
Forum: Australia 04-12-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Have got the parts Will take some pics of how I...

Have got the parts
Will take some pics of how I got to fit and send them to you
Ran fine off the OEM stator but I had to get the 35/35 H4 bulbs sent over from the UK as I couldn't find them here
...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Smithy69;23913676]That is an impressive...

[QUOTE=Smithy69;23913676]That is an impressive job JM. I like the stock look.

Who said 'If you want it to rock keep it stock'?
Or something like that

Will see how the beam works out
From...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Headlight upgrade part 2

Fitted the 8mm captive nuts
http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt18/jm-2008_bucket/IMG_1967_zps82740ebc.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/jm-2008_bucket/media/IMG_1967_zps82740ebc.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,915
Views: 377,313
Posted By jm-2008
[QUOTE=Dr. Greg;23911342]Just before MotoGP FP2...

[QUOTE=Dr. Greg;23911342]Just before MotoGP FP2 there was a view of Marquez sitting in pits. I noticed there were three LEDs (red, amber, green IIRC) blinking on his left forearm (well, the left...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 613,458
Posted By jm-2008
Headlight upgrade?

Looking to improve on the OEM headlight.

Want to use an aftermarket Automotive 165x100 H4 item that is readily available (doesn't hurt the wallet as much when they get broken by rock -...
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