Call all XR600R!!!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by CSMonte, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. Royal Club

    Royal Club Been here awhile

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    outwards, will post picture in a sec

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    here ya go
  2. Royal Club

    Royal Club Been here awhile

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    ayeah, I'm pretty sure some of you are familiar with this technique but for the newbies, here is a neat little trick to change the colour of your fueltank (and other plastics) without having to buy it new...

    Thumpertalk has a thread about this, but here is the TL;DR version made by a friend of mine.

    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/y6yYHnVcAJA" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
  3. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinteresting!:D
  4. JAB

    JAB Unsprung Weight

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    The gas tank color-change brings up another question. How does one refinish
    side panels, fenders, plastic bits? Tried sanding out the scratches, but I just get bigger/more scratches.
  5. Royal Club

    Royal Club Been here awhile

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    have a vid for that too, give me a sec
  6. Royal Club

    Royal Club Been here awhile

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    here ya go

    I think you'll wanna go for the heatgun part..

    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/KJb5IPOx2l0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

    or perhaps this, also read the comments below the vids on youtub

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/a-TmmTrOSj8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  7. lookfar

    lookfar from the land of OZ

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    If you use a steel wool scourer, it does a better job than the boxcutter blade..and a hell of a lot quicker too!!!


    My .02


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  8. bamfslap

    bamfslap Been here awhile

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    I tried the heat gun. Doesn't help much.

    Wet sand paper worked great: 100 - 200 grit (to get out big scratches, if you don't have big ones skip) then get higher grit gradually to 2000 or more. Then go over with the heat gun for kicks (seemed to make it a tad shinier). Then clear coat.

    Even with the clear coat it's not factory shiny but I prefer it that way. As long as it has a bit of gloss it looks good.

    A lot of work but side plastics are expensive on the 650. For other fenders I'd just buy a UFO one.

    Someone should test out that tank dye and tell my how it holds up. ;)
  9. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    could someboy help me on how to change the font on here?

    I hit something and the damn font is miniature I mean like 8! I got good eye sight but this is ridiculous...

    dont know how to switch back to 12 or 14

    pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease?
  10. rogervize

    rogervize Adventurer

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    Christian...try hitting <control +=""> (control +)This works for me to adjust the display size</control>
  11. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    thanks man!

    asked on the xrl forum since they get more business...jajaja!

    i feel dumb but hey at least Im not going blind! geeeze!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  12. kirbi69

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    or you can hold control and scroll the mouse wheel :)
  13. booniebasher

    booniebasher Been here awhile

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    Hey quys while installing this case saver I noticed my sprocket has play In it ? It is very new as is the shaft? Are they this way even when new or are jt sprockets junk
  14. kubiak

    kubiak Long timer

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    its normal, brand new they have slop in them and jt seem to be good sprockets. you can check out the write ups on swithing to a xr650r sprocket, they take all the slop out with a better fit.
  15. kubiak

    kubiak Long timer

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    oops i thought i was looking at the xr650l thread, im not sure on the xr600 sprockets? the xr600 guys will know.
  16. Dino3310

    Dino3310 Been here awhile

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    play as in side to side or back and forth?


    hey with that chain gaurd... the top bolt is that on the engine mount?
  17. booniebasher

    booniebasher Been here awhile

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    Side to side

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    all good, some use the xr650r sprockets as they are wider but the side to side movement is normal providing the retainer and sprocket are in good nick
  19. MentalGuru

    MentalGuru Crazy Diamond

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    You've got the answer right. :D

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    Calling SPUD!!!!

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  20. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    Since the gear retainer index's in the slot on the counter shaft there should be almost no movement side to side. Fore and aft rotation = worn gear and shaft.