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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8,729
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,197,816
Posted By johninlv
Free Take Off tires Seattle area (Marysville)

Tires are all gone.

Thank You
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
Rack & mirror

I have a rack and probably a mirror. Will need to look for mirror.

John in Marysville WA
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 26,031
Posted By johninlv
Wr450F forks

So Simon:

Did the new forks work or not?

John still in LV
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
Muffler

I am going to install the GXSR muffler with the Two Brothers mid pipe and FMF spark arrestor.
It is said to give a more tolerable sound. Have three to play with.
It is not the loss of your hearing...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,573
Posted By johninlv
Freezer Bag Cooking 101

Looks like the way to go. No Muss, No Fuss.

Lots more info out there.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,589
Posted By johninlv
Ultra light sleeping system

Years ago I was into ultra light back packing and studied up on there mantra.
It seems the way to go was the sleeping quilt with insulated pad and layered clothing.
I cant backpack any more but the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 47,989
Posted By johninlv
First order of the new year need the Offer Code...

First order of the new year need the Offer Code if you have one will pay it fwd or PM you with my new code.

Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,241,784
Posted By johninlv
I was at the Three Step for the grand opening and...

I was at the Three Step for the grand opening and It was GRAND. Great food and accommodations. Even met the Mobius riders. Very laid back and relaxing. Certainly the best place to hold up in South...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By johninlv
Scott Stevenson (Dingweed) has over 50K on his...

Scott Stevenson (Dingweed) has over 50K on his WR250R
http://www.3stephideaway.com/index.php

Mark Simpson (BigDogAdventures) had 45K on 9/30/2013
http://www.bigdogadventures.com/WR250R.htm

JOY
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
Like most things with rubber in them fuel...

Like most things with rubber in them fuel petcocks wear out. buy a new assy.

http://www.amazon.com/Petcock-Yamaha-1985-2000-1984-1989-1990-1995/dp/B00B5I8EAE

Or repair Kit
...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,024
Posted By johninlv
Henry Shires Tarptent,

Henry Shires Tarptent, Squall II does it all and under 2LBS.

http://www.tarptent.com/squall2.html

Been using one for 10 Years.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,125
Posted By johninlv
Ossa

And where did you buy this fine steed?
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,436
Posted By johninlv
Fuel Pump

California Cycle Works.

http://ca-cycleworks.com/products/fuel-carbs/fp-wr

Even the original pump was made in China.

http://www.basherdesigns.com/2011/07/26/wr-fuel-pump-replacement/
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-30-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,778
Posted By johninlv
Great thread, I have a well set up WR250R and...

Great thread, I have a well set up WR250R and have been looking at the TR650 Husky. The smooth motor and gear ratios seem to be spot on. I like the fuel under the seat but would need a larger tank....
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 111,267
Posted By johninlv
10% off

10% OFF exsires 09/30/13

AO21Z71K2GB
Forum: Trials 09-19-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,646
Posted By johninlv
IRC TR1 3:00 21 tire

Reviving a very very old thread:
Just put the IRC TR1 3:00 21 on the front of my WR250R replacing the factory TrailWing.

I have the Tubliss system front and back and have the MT-43 on the rear....
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By johninlv
Thumpers

Sdd: I am in the same boat as you, only a little more so. Will turn 70 next May, havent ridden a bike since 1985 and never on the street. Last year I bought a low milage wr250R and a very high milage...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
Not much lighter but larger and stronger. ...

Not much lighter but larger and stronger.

John
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
+ 1 :clap

+ 1 :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
244 and M21

Have new Shinko 4.60 244 on rear and Mt21 on front with tubliss system. front gearing is 16 and 50 on rear. will be heading out to do some pavement and FS roads tomorrow and play with the tire...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
I want to try the Wrap. The headpipe is said to...

I want to try the Wrap. The headpipe is said to be stainless so it should not rust.
I want to keep the heat inside the pipe. I dont care how it looks. I dont expect more horse power.
I have a GSXR...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
These guys make racks for the wr250r in three...

These guys make racks for the wr250r in three sizes.

http://www.automotivemachine.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51&Itemid=56

I have the middle size and it works with my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
Fuel Pump

Would pre heating the plastic housing in hot water help?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
"In an attempt to self diagnose (I'm no mechanic)...

"In an attempt to self diagnose (I'm no mechanic) I went in and opened up the top end. Since I was in there I replaced the piston, rings and timing chain. Of course this didn't do anything for the...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 47,989
Posted By johninlv
Coupon code

hp6438205

Should be good to June 1st
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
KLX real wheel and disk brake conversion

This is old news for many people and there may be cheaper ways to do this.

Links

http://www.xt225.com/projects/discbrake.htm
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 25,467
Posted By johninlv
My days of buying new motorcycles are way behind...

My days of buying new motorcycles are way behind me. I bought a used WR with 450 miles on it for $4000. I like the maintance schedule, fuel injection and available upgrades. If you limit your self to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
Also listed as sprockets for the KMX 125/200 Are ...

Also listed as sprockets for the KMX 125/200 Are

AFAM 16203-50
Sunstar S262248
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
Rear Wheel Upgrade

If You love your XT225 so much that you want to add a rear disk brake and stronger wheel check out the KLX Kawasaki’s. You might also try and find the JT Sprockets P/N JTR463.50 rear sprocket. It...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,952
Posted By johninlv
Light sleeping Systems

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p>14 years ago my wife and I geared up for ultra light back packing. Our guild was the Back packing light web sight....
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 44,852
Views: 8,681,277
Posted By johninlv
Wheel Bearings Part Numbers

WR Bearings -
Fronts: 40x12x17 (seals 40x7x 22 or 23?). Bearings called 6203-2RD same on both sides (30-4004 seals).
Rears: 50x14x22 and 44x12x22 (seals: 50x30x7 and 30x44x5).
Bearings called...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7,952
Views: 2,152,298
Posted By johninlv
My gear is over 10 years old and no longer...

My gear is over 10 years old and no longer cutting edge. Ultra lighters are allways selling off their old (still light) gear to upgrade to the lightist untested stuff. A cheap guy can still find...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,952
Views: 2,152,298
Posted By johninlv
Light Camping Gear

When it comes to efficient light camping gear the ultra light backpacking crowd have it all together.
These guys are true minimalists.
How light you might ask.
My son hiked the Pacific Crest Trail...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
I am trying to adapt the TT230 filter type to my...

I am trying to adapt the TT230 filter type to my Xt225. I have had good results with duel density type foam fitlers but dont like the small flat panel used for the XT225.

John
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11,025
Views: 1,628,409
Posted By johninlv
K&N Air Filters

I have used K&N Air Filters on dirt bikes and four-wheel drive trucks since they first came out, serviced them religiously.
Results:
A new bore and piston every year.
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Forum: Vendors 12-06-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,424
Posted By johninlv
Mike's Tire Changer

I ordered a Mike's Racing Products Tire changing stand on 11/26/2012.

http://www.mikesracingproducts.com/default.htm

Recived it on 12/05/2012. About 10 days.

The order statment went...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,241,784
Posted By johninlv
Mt-43

Dr. Rock, I have been greatly inspired by your exploits in the west. Even to the point of buying a Wr250r and fallowing Big Dog’s recipe for outfitting it. I am well fitted out in the ultra light...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 113,545
Posted By johninlv
Put me down for 1 tool on your group buy. Who...

Put me down for 1 tool on your group buy. Who dosent need more tools?

John
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,736
Posted By johninlv
John: When it comes to small and light we need to...

John: When it comes to small and light we need to pick the brains of the ultra light back packing crowd.
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