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Old 05-21-2011, 04:35 AM   #8716
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Are you sure you have your math right? Even at 30mpg you'd be fine with say a 4.6 IMS (~140 miles) and maybe a fuel bottle for some peace of mind on the very longest stretches.
I'm slightly dissapointed in how much fuel you can't get to in the IMS 4.6. I consider it a 4.0.
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Old 05-21-2011, 05:41 AM   #8717
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Never had an issue with my 4.6 IMS tank on holding the correct amount of gas.
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Old 05-21-2011, 06:35 AM   #8718
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That's what everybody says, I wanna see somebody else actually try it. I've done it on the 610 and the XRR and that's as fast as I care to drop into foot deep holes that look flat.


I'm outta here, gonna go wobble my way thru the woods for a few days...

That looks like an muffler that has not been uncorked

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Old 05-21-2011, 06:42 AM   #8719
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Sorry...nothing to do with the XRR...I just couldn't help myself.
Nothing wrong at all being a proud dad Garthe

Good on the little man
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Old 05-21-2011, 06:31 PM   #8720
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congratulations to aidan! way to go!

btw jim, did i tell you that this bike is freakin' incredible?!
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Old 05-21-2011, 07:04 PM   #8721
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Never had an issue with my 4.6 IMS tank on holding the correct amount of gas.
It'll hold it just fine, only you can't actually burn it at all because a bunch of fuel is below the petcock. Same issue with the clarke.
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Old 05-21-2011, 07:22 PM   #8722
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It'll hold it just fine, only you can't actually burn it at all because a bunch of fuel is below the petcock. Same issue with the clarke.
LOL.....I had to use "reserve" today on the way home. My reserve involves pulling over and laying the bike on it's side and getting the fuel from the left side of my Clarke tank

works great!
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Old 05-21-2011, 07:47 PM   #8723
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LOL.....I had to use "reserve" today on the way home. My reserve involves pulling over and laying the bike on it's side and getting the fuel from the left side of my Clarke tank

works great!
I run the sahara tank so no tilting required. My buddy runs the clarke. On our last Baja run we called it the secondary reserve. He was able to get most of it out. Probably as much as if he had another petcock.


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Old 05-21-2011, 10:58 PM   #8724
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can see a little crf in the near fuuture maybe
He's had one for 2 years. The CRF is fun, but, the BMX racing is really a BLAST. He's going to start Trials riding with a TY 80 in a couple of months.

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he looks chuffed
He does . He's only 6, it was 10:00pm and he just pedaled his ass off.



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congratulations to aidan! way to go!

btw jim, did i tell you that this bike is freakin' incredible?!
Thanks Don, and...welcome to XRR world, glad you joined the club.



Well, Aidan wanted to go racing AGAIN tonight. I warned him...just because you won first last night...doesn't mean, you'll win tonight.

What the HELL does Dad know...

Yea, he got 1st again. This could become a regular thing...
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:45 PM   #8725
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Anyone know off the top of their head what size the bolts are that hold (held) the muffler on? Specifically the one that ties in near the subrframe and the one that is threaded into the stock muffler.

Also, my Clarke should be arriving on wed and I'll be installing it Friday night before a three day trip around the state. I'll also be finally uncorking the bike at the same time. Any tips to make things go smoother?
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:04 PM   #8726
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pretty sure thats a M8x1.25 bolt with a 10mm head, but you probably couldnt find one of the 10mm head bolts, probably end up with a 12 or 13mm head
hope that helps

what Im looking for is anyone with a V1 gpr steering stabilizer that fits above the handle bars, using stock bars and clamps, would love to see some photos and hear about if they are any good for the xr,

from the photos it looks like the oil fill would get in the way of the control rod to the stabilizer slot,am I wrong?
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:28 PM   #8727
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i know that on my undermount it makes it difficult to re-secure the oil dipstick. i've just learned to deal with it. the bike works so so well, it's a minor inconvinience to have to deal with. i just love the bike and the stabalizer!
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:23 PM   #8728
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alright guys for the last few days ive noticed the level in my coolant overflow bottle dropping and today i saw that its weeping out from the headgasket. there is no smoke from the exhaust and the oil wasnt cloudy of bubbly when i changed it yesterday and i when on a 80mile ride after that and the new oil is still crystal clear. so how bad is it to ride it for a few more days till i have time to fix it? its my daily ride. while i change the headgasket im goin to replace the cam chain also. for that do i have to pull anything below the headgasket off to get the chain off the lower gear or can i just slip it off and the new one on? im thinkin of doin a stage 1 cam at the same time as my autodecompressioner is acting up. how is the install on that? straight forward like replacing a stock cam or is there more to it than that?
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:34 PM   #8729
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Anyone know why my eddie carb is peeing fuel when leaned on the kickstand? Float level? How do I go about adjusting the float level if this is the problem? Thanks
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:13 PM   #8730
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Pull the carb off and adjust per the shop manual. Some of the options include float hieght, float, float needle.

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