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Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
30 days from departure. How are the Oklahoma roads?

After convalescing since last June, we are fully recovered and itching to finish our trip. We are planning on pickup up where we left off last year in Ft Smith. It has rained more here in North...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By camperdad
The truth is he will have several bikes as he...

The truth is he will have several bikes as he progresses. The XR70 is a good place to start. If he likes it he will want more. The good thing is that you can easily sell it and get you money back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
My locksmith made a key with the code off the...

My locksmith made a key with the code off the ignition so I didn't need to remove it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
oem exhaust

If you have the OEM Honda exhaust, you know how it whistles. If you remove the silencer does it sound any better? Is it the vertical rod that makes it whistle so bad? Anyone ever just dremel that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Oil Pump

That is right where the oil pump is located. Remove the side cover and check it out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 134,057
Posted By camperdad
Ted Magnum- While spinning the motor you need a...

Ted Magnum- While spinning the motor you need a third hand to put some tension on the countershaft or it will just keep spinning like it is in gear. At least mine did. Sometimes it is the simple...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
California Air Tools

When I was rebuilding my motor I decided to get an air impact wrench. I used it once before my Porter Cable pancake compressor quit. I had to build a special closet to store it and my central...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
You can do it! Use Zip lock bags and a sharpie. ...

You can do it! Use Zip lock bags and a sharpie. Take lots of notes in your service manual.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
I broke this wire

The neutral wire has a metric connector on the end and mine snapped. The black rubber grommet also needs replacing. Any ideas where to get replacements?

On the good side I finally got my motor...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Yet another assembly question

The lower cam chain sprocket doesn't seem right. Part # 14312-MN1-670 SPROCKET, TIMING (19T) All of the pictures that I can find show the gears to be outward but it doesn't want to line up with the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Only 3 dowels in the cases?

Steve in SF...I am second guessing myself. For the crank case, I only have 3 14x20 mm dowels and it looks like there should be 4. The lower front of the case has a place that it looks like it could...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
I got the cases split

So I just undid everything I spent the last 3 months doing in 4 hours. http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa73/coinless/XR650l/A28FC411-F839-4339-90A4-F296EB9EA148_zpsoulx0pqa.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
It no shifty so good

Well I spent the last 3 months rebuilding my motor and I fired it up late last night. It's alive!!! Major accomplishment for myself. :clap

It doesn't shift so well. :cry It seems like once I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
It was the oil pump. I just had to pull the...

It was the oil pump. I just had to pull the clutch basket off. thanks for your help Steve!
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
I've pulled the stator cover- it has two 14 mm...

I've pulled the stator cover- it has two 14 mm dowels
Gear reduction- has two dowels- Never took this off so this is right.
Clutch cover has two 20 mm dowels
Rocker cover has two 20 mm dowels
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa73/coinless/X...

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa73/coinless/XR650l/DD82AE21-48DD-4F24-BA12-E9DAB8428031_zpscxn4y6vn.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
So I got the missing washer back where it goes......

So I got the missing washer back where it goes... Thanks Steve, and I also put a helicoil in the case. I'm waiting on a gasket I ruined in the process before I button it all up. With the NX650 2nd...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
The Honda parts breakout calls it an 18mm lock...

The Honda parts breakout calls it an 18mm lock nut. It is a 27mm. When I took it off, it didn't come off easy. We unstaked it but it still was tight right till the end.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
I read it like it was the Word of God, chapter...

I read it like it was the Word of God, chapter and verse. lol. I might have missed that one itsy, bitsy part when I reassembled it. I will check it out and let you know. Thanks for the help. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Help id these parts

I decided to replace the 2nd and 5th gear and I'm in way deep. I found this washer on the floor. Any ideas where it belongs? ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
I'm glad the last pic is out of focus. DANG! I...

I'm glad the last pic is out of focus. DANG! I love the pic of CW on the sleeping bag. Caption should read, "You can have my CDI when you pry it out of my cold dead hand."

Hope y'all slow...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Hey Steve in SF, My 7000 mile xr650l doesn't...

Hey Steve in SF, My 7000 mile xr650l doesn't shift easily into 3rd gear sometimes. I have to hook my heal under the shifter to make it shift. Any ideas?
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,242
Posted By camperdad
The huts they live in are short because that is...

The huts they live in are short because that is how high the women can throw the mud on the wall. Men don't build the huts, the women do.
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,276
Posted By camperdad
I own a business right down the street from...

I own a business right down the street from there. WashItKwik.com Small world!
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 115,015
Posted By camperdad
Just to clarify, you needed enough gas to make it...

Just to clarify, you needed enough gas to make it 255 miles? I thought the 200 mile range would suffice. My XR650l has a 4.7 tank and I can make it 200 no problem but I'd hate to have to push it...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,302
Posted By camperdad
Go to a laundromat and ask to look through their...

Go to a laundromat and ask to look through their lost and found items. We donate 100# of clothes every month and there are lots of towels and rags in there. Free disposable rags.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
http://www.ebay.com/itm/XR-650L-Rear-Utility-Rack-...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/XR-650L-Rear-Utility-Rack-Honda-XR650L-/111398011856?p<table width="100%"> <tbody><tr><td style="">

eBay Motors...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Did you turn the gas back on after replacing the...

Did you turn the gas back on after replacing the carb?
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
6 weeks post injury

After the wreck I went to the ER the following day believing I had only sprained my ankle and that I'd be able to ride in a few days. They tried to give me an orthopedic boot and I refused it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 50,169
Posted By camperdad
Sounds like y'all got your money's worth of OK. ...

Sounds like y'all got your money's worth of OK. :rofl Mud can be a bear to deal with on a motorcycle, as we can attest to. We look forward to completing the TAT next Summer. Hope to run into 2G&G...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
OMG! Too funny~

I live at the other end of the the Dam. 2.5 miles from the "Dam" Store.:clap

I am almost walking without too much pain now, although Cooper is now in recovery from a MX crash. Two bikes landed...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
Klim Badlands Pro

I really enjoyed the gear but like most gear, it was hot when standing still, and just fine while moving. The vents did a great job of allowing airflow. In Utah the coat was most likely coming off....
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
Just drill out the rivets and remove the...

Just drill out the rivets and remove the extension, then re-revivit it to the frame. done.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 84,335
Views: 9,727,447
Posted By camperdad
I bought a pair and they wouldn't fit with my XR...

I bought a pair and they wouldn't fit with my XR Only exhaust. You could cut and re-weld them but I opted for a permanent brace welded on. If you have the stock exhaust and don't plan on ever...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 64,761
Posted By camperdad
Watch your clearance on your air box. My XRs...

Watch your clearance on your air box. My XRs only exhaust melted a small hole in my air box. I had to modify the pipe a bit to get some clearance. See pics on walkers ride the tat ride report.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
Thankfully Cooper slowed the blistering pace we...

Thankfully Cooper slowed the blistering pace we had going from the previous day to a manageable pace. We had been trying to make it to Clinton the day before but now we could just ride leisurely and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
West Helena, AR

As we pulled into Helena, we couldn't help but notice its state of decline. A friend of mine was raised here and he told me after the Mohawk tire plant shut down lots of people lost their jobs and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
New Albany

So after the 7 hour detour here we are knocking on the door of the mudhole that we just got out of. I left my visor up so I could see it and I hit it a little too fast and it soaked my face and the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
Fork seals needed

We just stopped in alma, ar. Cooper busted both his fork seals. In need of some fork seals asap. Anyone that can help please call 940-293-5950!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,809
Posted By camperdad
We had already made it through this 35 feet wide...

We had already made it through this 35 feet wide mud hole once, but got turned around and needed to reset our navigation. Cooper took a shorter route across it but he sank all the way up to the...
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