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Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Brauhausbier, Jan 2, 2011.
Your done. Starts in first handful of kicks. Good Luck.
Thanks so much for all our help mcma111!
I picked up a 16 penny nail today to replace the resistor in the spark plug boot! I'm on that tomorrow morning That's a killer mod and thanks for everything Steve!
jeebuz...after all you've been thru with this, I sure hope you like the bike once it's running
Thanks Blake. Been working on this rebuild for 4 months now...and my birthday is tomorrow too.
It would be nice present to hear that motor come to life
I'm thinking about that FCR off the CRF450 as a possible mod?
Too much work for the cheap price, or pay the $600 for the Sudco kit?
Pissed my choke spring is toast on the OE Keihin
Maybe brass mo betta?
Happy almost Birthday! Bikes looking great. Hopefully just a day away from starting her up. If Steve's says it's good, it should be.
Look on Ebay for an FCR. I've been looking for a week or so and you can get and FCR from a CRF450 and the throttle assemble for around $225. Get a NOSS Adapter and jets and your in for around $300. A lot better than $600 and only a little bit of leg work.
And what is the mod with the 16 penny nail? Never heard of that one.
Mcma111 told me about this one:
Uncrew the spark plug brass in the spark plug boot.
There is a spring and resistor back behind the brass spark plug cap.
Cut a 16 Penny Nail, or bearing rod (same diameter) to that resistor length and bolt her back up. Better spark with a direct electrical path (resistor removed). Sweet and cheap mod! The best kind
Thanks for the tips on the FCR from the CRF450! I might just have to do that one
Happy Birthday and I hope your birthday wish comes about. Vrrrrrooooooooooommmmmmmm (I didn't know how to spell the sound an XR makes )
Thanks Ladybug! I need to get some sleep Cheers!
Happy Birthday, BHB... and I hope you hear the bike run on your birthday.
You know that people are going to be asking you questions about these bikes now....you've learned more than many of us have on this one build
Thanks Blake! You know anything about the CRF 450 FCR swap on the XR?? I see a 40mm FCR40 from a CRF450 for sale on ebay for only $200 including cables, throttle and hot start. That seems like a decent deal.
Should I hold out for a FCR41 off a CRF450? Folks want $100 more for the 41 mm. Not much difference in performance from what I've gleaned via TT, etc.
Awesome!! : beer: The XR Lives!! Runs like a champ! Ran her for 15 minutes and now cooling down freaking fucking bad ass! Woot!
Now we need pics and videos.
It's about time.
How many kicks till it lit off??
And your birthday wish came true. Wahhhhhooooooo, glad the XR came to life for you. I'm looking forward to seeing it.
Two good kicks and she lit right off!
Time to jettison the OE Keihin. The choke requires pliers to turn. Sux
I'm ordering this for my b-day! Just need to figure out some jets for the high Oregon Desert
Anyone want a XR's only Mikuni Flatslide? I have one of those too
Awesome! I'll will do a street test run tomorrow, and then it's off to finish out the electrics. Need a new BD DS rocker switch, and might have to get a AC regulator for the second 100W output off the Ricky Stator. The old DS rocker switch is busted, so no lights. Hope to get the electrics sorted soon! I'm so stoked! The XR lives!
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