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Old 06-16-2008, 03:52 PM   #181
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i am thinking of installing some PIAA of Hella fog/driving lights onto the front of my xt, I was thinking were the sid reflectors are located, anyone ever do this or have seen this before I am looking for some ideas on it.
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Old 06-16-2008, 04:14 PM   #182
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Does the electrical system have enough power to supply a couple of lights without killing it?
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Old 06-16-2008, 04:29 PM   #183
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Does the electrical system have enough power to supply a couple of lights without killing it?
Most likely not. As the bike was never intended to have more lights added on to it.

You may want to free up some of the electrical power by switching some of the running bulbs to LEDs.
An HID headlight will free up more e-power, but they are still too $$$.
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Old 06-16-2008, 04:44 PM   #184
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Most likely not. As the bike was never intended to have more lights added on to it.

You may want to free up some of the electrical power by switching some of the running bulbs to LEDs.
An HID headlight will free up more e-power, but they are still too $$$.
i was just thinking of cheap walmart or similar lights. Is there a way I can upgrade the electrical system to handel new lights?
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Old 06-16-2008, 05:35 PM   #185
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i was just thinking of cheap walmart or similar lights. Is there a way I can upgrade the electrical system to handel new lights?
Cheaper lights usually pull more current than the more expensive ones.
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Old 06-17-2008, 05:18 PM   #186
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Cheaper lights usually pull more current than the more expensive ones.
true, but i still dont want to pay $200+ for lights. I think it would be a good idea to upgrade the electrical system so i can run other accessories also. any ideas how to?
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:50 PM   #187
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true, but i still dont want to pay $200+ for lights. I think it would be a good idea to upgrade the electrical system so i can run other accessories also. any ideas how to?
I saw a baja prepped KX500 with a stator from another bike with higher output on it once . This thing had a couple of monstrous big round 7 inch halogen lights on the front and would blind you if you stood in front of it.
I'm not sure if this would be a feasable option for you or not but it can be done.
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Old 06-18-2008, 09:59 PM   #188
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I've been rebuilding a Tenere and I've gotten it almost all back together.... just... well, it won't start

I've got a pipe on the carbie that is still un-hosed, but i have no idea what it is.

Any help?

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Old 06-19-2008, 09:38 AM   #189
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I saw a baja prepped KX500 with a stator from another bike with higher output on it once . This thing had a couple of monstrous big round 7 inch halogen lights on the front and would blind you if you stood in front of it.
I'm not sure if this would be a feasable option for you or not but it can be done.
Rod
any idea what would be a good bike to take one off of? what bikes are made for that much power?
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Old 06-19-2008, 09:41 AM   #190
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I've been rebuilding a Tenere and I've gotten it almost all back together.... just... well, it won't start

I've got a pipe on the carbie that is still un-hosed, but i have no idea what it is.

Any help?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attac...1&d=1213782826
I may be wrong (ill have to take a look at mine) but that looks like the fuel input to your primary carb (pretty important). Check to see where the fuel line goes from the petcock valve and make sure that it connects to the primary carb (the one on the left in relation to the direction of travel of the bike). if it connects to that carb then I am wrong, but you have to make sure the fuel line is conneted to the carb.

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Old 06-19-2008, 02:35 PM   #191
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hi guys
here is my bike, still didnīt finished
have some problemes with my selfmade front mask, also the gas tank get a white leather cover and the motor protection isnīt built on



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Old 06-19-2008, 03:18 PM   #192
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I have a 1993 XT600 with about 45K miles on it. I have done trips to Uruguay and Argentina on it. I live in Southern Brazil. The XT is famous down here. The largest motorcycle club in Brazil is the XT600 Clube.

You can see some pictures of Brazilians and their XT600s here:

http://www.forumxt600.com.br/forum/a....php?cat_id=10
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Old 06-19-2008, 04:31 PM   #193
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Hello all, I will be purchasing a '92 XT600 that needs engine work soon and am wondering where I could find a service manual (online download hopefully) for it. Also, where can I find air filters/oil filters for these bikes? Ebay seems like a good place for parts but what about the parts required for regular maintenance? Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-20-2008, 12:17 AM   #194
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The carbies are getting fuel, as i can open up the drain screw and fuel comes out...
That said, i checked the spark plug, and it's just got some soot on it, no fuel... not even a fuel smell. :(

Any other thoughts?


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I may be wrong (ill have to take a look at mine) but that looks like the fuel input to your primary carb (pretty important). Check to see where the fuel line goes from the petcock valve and make sure that it connects to the primary carb (the one on the left in relation to the direction of travel of the bike). if it connects to that carb then I am wrong, but you have to make sure the fuel line is conneted to the carb.

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Old 06-21-2008, 07:37 PM   #195
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any idea what would be a good bike to take one off of? what bikes are made for that much power?
No Idea what so ever. If you took out the old stator and rotor to a salvage shop and explained to them what you would like to do. They might be able to see what would be able to fit in or on your bike for the purposes needed. I would think that just a stator winding from a similar model with a higher output that would be able to fit into the existing stator cover would work. Possibly a regulator/rectifier set up might be needed to accompany this.
I would only do this if you reeeaaalllly want more juice to run those lights though. As it probably would not be cheap unless you are hooked up with used parts.
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