XR650R Thread!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by JustinT, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. bigkuri

    bigkuri Long timer Supporter

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    Yep....
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    Wrong bike... This was from a high and long jump with a wee whip - I just couldn't get it back...

    But like everything I've seen various clips of dudes MX on the BRP and riding it like a two stroke; I just don't have their skill.
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  2. pigjockey

    pigjockey Hognuts the T-bagger

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    Glad I didn’t try it then. I was thinking a long highish jump would give enough time to straighten things out, but then I thought what if it would be like trying to fly a cubic yard of concrete and you have little to no affect of the flight. I’m perplexed by the way some bikes can go completely backwards and still bring it back. Granted they are lighter bikes but I thought it was more gyro effect physics than actually muscling it also. Yeah I thought someone 180-200 built could tear it up. Damn I’m glad I didn’t go for a big experiment. Thanks again
  3. pigjockey

    pigjockey Hognuts the T-bagger

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    Wtf I thought that picture was some circular riding beam thing in the dunes or at a beach. Hell no it’s you :yikes what exactly are we looking at?
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  4. Guano11

    Guano11 Stop me if you've heard this one....

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    I’m going with collar bone.
    With some sort of clearance or idle adjustment in progress.
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  5. pigjockey

    pigjockey Hognuts the T-bagger

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    I’m thinking pelvis ?? But it’s wild looking whatever the answer is.
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  6. portero72

    portero72 Been here awhile

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    Looks like plate and screws in left collarbone. I’ve got one just like it from an off hitting a deer at about 60mph. Looks like an X-ray just as the surgeon is torquing one of the screws. If I’m wrong, please correct me!
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  7. bigkuri

    bigkuri Long timer Supporter

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    Yep, collarbone shattered. That's a screw driver adjusting clearances. Must have got it right as its still all in there.. Minus the screwdriver of course lol... What the x-ray does not show is the fine metal fishnet wrapped around the dozen bits of bone to hold it all in shape to heal.

    It's just a heavy bike to heave around in the air, I can do small whips on a wee bike without drama. Not helped by my USD conversion as that makes a part of my brain think that stupid stuff will work...
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    portero72 Been here awhile

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    Ding ding ding! What do I win?
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  9. Gildus

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    Rob Barnum back in the day...

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  10. Sxywrxy

    Sxywrxy Been here awhile

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    Hello XR650R gurus. So my recently restomodded xr has given me a new problem, need help diagnosing it. It feels like the decomp mech gets stuck every so often. Will be trying to kick start it with the decomp lever pulled for about 10 times, then kick till it hits tdc(clicks). Lately, it does not ever get to the click until I pull the decomp lever in again. I’ve checked the cable and everything else associated with it and everything checks out. I need opinions, advice, etc..
    Thanks in advance.
  11. Friedom

    Friedom Onward and upward!

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    I don't think I've ever used the click thing. I just hold it on while I push the engine past the bump, then release lever, return kick to top and start it.
  12. Sxywrxy

    Sxywrxy Been here awhile

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    That is pretty much what I do, but recently I’ve noticed that the clicking sound is more pronounced right as I hit tdc when it hits tdc. Lately it seems like the decomp gets stuck and the bike feels like it does not have compression when kicked. Sometimes it even feels like the kick start passes tdc even without engaging the decomp lever. Any ideas on how to fix it?
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    I’d probably pop the top and have a look see. Or first try lengthening the decompression cable. Maybe the cable got rerouted or bar risers installed or wider bars? There should be a small amount of play in the lever before contact is made on the valve lifter thingy take the spark plug out so you can roll the engine over smoothly while slowly pulling the lever and see it you can feel the point of contact on the lifter. While my motor is running I can pull the lever a 1/4” before the lever starts pulsating from contact on the moving lifter. And if pulled a hair more the motor will lose compression and die.
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  14. Sxywrxy

    Sxywrxy Been here awhile

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    I did install the brp/scott’s damper set up, but it used to run with that set up. The only thing I remember was lowering my idle speed before it started not running. I will however try that, thanks @pigjockey
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    Bbasso my name is Rob

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    Strange.
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    thouk Been here awhile

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    Maybe a moderator wants to buy your bike at a great price?? Tony
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  20. bigkuri

    bigkuri Long timer Supporter

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    Yet another beach riding photo, but it's the main off-road outlet around where I live. Mainly just a bump as not much action in the thread!
    Parked next to a "lightweight" KTM.... Who's the fat pig now, porky ;)


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