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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 12:58 PM
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Posted By CajunE
Pics

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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 12:54 PM
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Posted By CajunE
I am selling my 2008 XT

Selling my 2008Xt for 2,500. I am including a fly helmet, tank bag and rear bag Front tire is a new D606 and back tire needs to be replaced in near future. It also is a D606. Moose bark busters, FMF...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 09:44 AM
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Posted By CajunE
I replaced my jet with a 140 main jet and shimmed...

I replaced my jet with a 140 main jet and shimmed the needle. I also made a replacement air filter by taking the paper out of the filter housing and epoxyed expandable metal to hold the reusable...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 01:44 PM
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Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
No problem Al. Thanks for the clarification. No...

No problem Al. Thanks for the clarification. No I am not going there. Just going with a couple of friends that have been wanting to ride in Colorado. We are essentially going to do this ride that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 08:53 AM
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Posted By CajunE
yeah they will push start. Harder to do when it...

yeah they will push start. Harder to do when it is cold unless you have a big hill to go down. I jumped mine twice with jumper cables and it never ruined the battery. Eventually I went to Walmart and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 236,071
Posted By CajunE
I might be. Heavy's makes me :D

I might be. Heavy's makes me :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 09:39 AM
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Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Thanks a lot Al. I will be changing back to the...

Thanks a lot Al. I will be changing back to the higher jet when I get back to South Carolina. The higher jetting works well in my neck of the woods. You asked if I was going to RMAR, where is that?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 08:47 PM
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Posted By CajunE
Hey man, thanks for the info. What I have done to...

Hey man, thanks for the info. What I have done to my bike was changed the main jet to 140, i didn't touch the pilot, i did the z1 mod, made my own aftermarket air filter, took the filter cap off and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 01:43 PM
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Posted By CajunE
Mods needed to ride in Colorado

Hello guys, I am going to Silverton, Colorado in July and riding several loops around the area, i need to know what type of changes if any do I have to do with jetting? I currently have a 140 main...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2012, 05:55 PM
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Posted By CajunE
Neat tool for changing tires

This tire mounting tool looks pretty neat. Just sharing so someone can get one and I can come use it. :lol3

http://kauritmoto.com/ watch the video.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Coleman Seat cushion

[QUOTE=150ron;19362962]This thing is amazing for the money, i honestly feel they should charge tripple what they charge for it, i should've done this the first day i got the bike, tis awesome! ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Matt, I just got back from Manchester TN. How...

Matt, I just got back from Manchester TN. How far is that from you in Clarksville? I keep hearing there are a lot of good riding near cumberland gap in Tn. My parents just moved to Tn and my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,477
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Posted By CajunE
Air Filter

Hey Ron, I just got home from vacation so I am sorry for not responding about getting the filters pads. I went to the neighbor to get my mail and they had the package. Thanks for sending the pads...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
rims

question for you guys. If I want to get a set of rims for a spare for the XT, can I use a rim from like a WR or TT 250? or any other bikes like a KLX, CRF etc.etc
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2012, 03:18 PM
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Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Yeah I have some more screen. I can send you...

Yeah I have some more screen. I can send you some. send me your address and I can send a piece. I wouldn't mind some blk filter and blue. I will pm you my address and you can send me those and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 10:34 PM
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Posted By CajunE
Is that the black fine bulk filter you used? ...

Is that the black fine bulk filter you used? Is the blue finer than the black or is it more porous than the black? Do you think since I don't have the air filter cover off that I am losing any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 236,071
Posted By CajunE
New Mods for the XT

Whats up guys? Just wanted to share what I did to my bike the last few days. The mods seem to give a little more pep to the XT250. Not many mods that can be done to this bike but I think I did...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Thumb Mods

Alright. I got the z1 mod done and muffler back on 3 turns on the fuel screw, shim on jet needle and a 140 main jet on. I took it for a ride as it was getting dark. It rode well. :clap I didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Shim

Well, I put the bike back together and put the shim on the needle. I started out trying to decide what to use. I went to Lowe's and didn't find a whole lot to use. So I found two things that might...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Ron, I am going to add a shim. I was wondering...

Ron, I am going to add a shim. I was wondering if the one you put is the same width or size as the original shim(white one)? or is it slightly smaller? It appears in the pics that its almost 1/2...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 08:32 PM
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Posted By CajunE
140 main jet upgrade

I put the main jet in. I tell you it was a little nerve racking because of how tight some of the areas are to get to in order to take off like the ground for the starter (I think). It seemed like I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
main jet

Hey guys, do I have to take the whole carburetor off in order to change the main jet? on microfiche it looks to be underneath the carb. let me know if there is an easier way. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,477
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Posted By CajunE
Here are some pics in the way that I constructed...

Here are some pics in the way that I constructed my filter. Used a filter screen from my old air filter from my truck to put on the back of the old paper filter case. cut two pieces or red uni...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
I will do the mods. I wanted to ask if the shim...

I will do the mods. I wanted to ask if the shim that is on the jet needle is the same width and size as the original shim or as close as possible?

The wife can certainly restrict days. I know....
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Filter

I have the same thing you have when it comes to the filter. I have to pieces of red uni filter in the old paper frame. The thing I have different is that I have my filter cover on. I never...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Filter

Ron Did you cut two pieces of the red uni filter and put it in the filter case? That is what I used and it works awesome. I received my #140 main jet and plan to install it this Saturday. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Tires

What is a good 50/50 tire? I have been looking at the pirelli's mt90 i believe. I ride about 50/50 dirt to slab but I don't want a knobby. Right now I have D606 because of riding around Alabama. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
[QUOTE=150ron;18958390], taking the fuel screw...

[QUOTE=150ron;18958390], taking the fuel screw to 3 turns out will all cause the bike to get more fuel,


the 3 turns of the fuel screw, is that 3 complete turns? each turn being a complete...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
As far as seats go I wish I can have a seat made...

As far as seats go I wish I can have a seat made like the Brazilian Tenere version of the xt250. The seat pan and the frame is probably different though.

Do you think a TTR gas tank would fit on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Guys I appreciate all of the incite that has been...

Guys I appreciate all of the incite that has been given. It has been valuable information. I am hoping that I can do some mods this coming week. I will report back if I do them. thanks again!:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
WRR needs to spin - but it spins so easy its not...

WRR needs to spin - but it spins so easy its not hard to ride. Not a tractor tho - but not a high strung, narrow power smoker either, pretty flat from 6k to 9k. Ok torque from 5k on. Its a good bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Mods

Thanks Ron. I do think these are easy but sometimes people make things sound easier then they are. I am going to definitely do the mods. Got to make the bike better and I am at the point that I need...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Thanks Ron! Where did you get your shim? I...

Thanks Ron! Where did you get your shim? I think I read somewhere that you may have used a plastic from a remote control. Do you or anyone else have a suggestion for shim that will handle the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Alacrity, you are completely correct about the...

Alacrity, you are completely correct about the XT. I don't need anything more than what the XT can do. I just would like a little pep when on the road. When I am on single track or even two track...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
Cool, Thanks Scout. I get nervous about doing...

Cool, Thanks Scout. I get nervous about doing somethings like that because I sometimes think that the performance is going to be compromised in one area or another. But I need some more power. a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
z1 mod

Ron, I am trying to clarify the z1 mod. Is that where you take your stock exhaust and bore a hole in the inside of the exhaust? if so then what does it do and if I do that do I have to do...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
xt250

Ron, The ride was fun would like to test the bike on the TAT. I tell you what I think the XT is an under rated machine. Most people in my riding group ride Honda 650's or GS 650's. Anytime we...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
skid plate

Here is another upgrade I did to my bike. Saw a skid plate that was on xt225/250 website and followed this guys template. I did extend mine just a little and riveted the bended parts for strength. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,972
Posted By CajunE
150, That air filter upgrade works well. In...

150, That air filter upgrade works well. In March I made my upgrade just before I went on a ride around the state of Alabama in April. Was a little nervous about it because I only rode with it in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 236,071
Posted By CajunE
Nacho Mamas

sounds good to me. I am in barring no set backs.
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