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Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Beltway
Soooo, as one might have expected, I was the...

Soooo, as one might have expected, I was the problem. Totally overshot with the pilot jet.

Careful observation revealed lots of smoke as I backed the idle screw out in an attempt to get the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 220,933
Posted By Beltway
After years on ADV I am a little overexcited to...

After years on ADV I am a little overexcited to have finally found this thread.

Just in time for winter.:cry

No matter. It'll slow me down a bit, but I ride year round. Hope to catch up with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Hey there, Onederer. Thanks for the...

Hey there, Onederer.

Thanks for the thoughtful reply. Unfortunately, my post was not so great as I didn't recap well enough. My bike has an XR600R motor with a HRC hi-comp 628 kit and FMF Ti...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
I am more confused then ever. I called Sudco...

I am more confused then ever.

I called Sudco to order the jets, and they were insistent that I should just ride it as is. Their argument was that XRs are finicky, and as mine actually runs very...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Doooo iiiiit! With so much (90%) of my...

Doooo iiiiit!

With so much (90%) of my riding on road, I am more than a little tempted to do something like this with my bike.

If you do it, please document the process. It might be enough...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
That sounds like a good idea, Beechum. If I...

That sounds like a good idea, Beechum. If I understand how it works, the PAJ should adjust the mixture at idle, but not much at all once once on the needle. Sounds like just what I need.

Will...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Yes. It has a 200 PAJ. I set the screw next...

Yes. It has a 200 PAJ.

I set the screw next to it at 1.5 turns out.

I also forgot to mention that I put a NCVS needle in it before installing it. Not an issue at the moment, but included in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Help with a Sudco FCR

First off, welcome back Christian. Haven't corresponded directly with you, but have certainly benefited from your many posts. Glad to have you back on the forum.

I recently installed an FCR carb...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Gotcha. Thanks for the info. Feeling a...

Gotcha. Thanks for the info.

Feeling a little dumb now for having gotten the (expensive) Sudco kit. Live and learn.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
I just installed a Sudco FCR on my XR. Not sure...

I just installed a Sudco FCR on my XR. Not sure why Jay suggests avoiding the old style, which is what mine is. It fit well and runs magnificently. Tons of power everywhere. Highly recommended.
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 175,730
Posted By Beltway
Happy Birthday, Sean! Thanks for yet another...

Happy Birthday, Sean!

Thanks for yet another great addition to what has become my favorite ride report. Keep on rollin'. If you make it to DC I'll be happy to put you up and show you around.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Thanks very much, MotoMike. I am hesitating...

Thanks very much, MotoMike.

I am hesitating only because I do a lot of city/town riding, so need a carb that can handle lots of low-throttle riding and idles very well. Full-throttle riding is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Thanks for that, Steve. I'll need to check,...

Thanks for that, Steve.

I'll need to check, but I think I already have an XRL intake boot, as my frame is an XRL. My motor, however, is a 93 XR600R with a HRC 628 hi comp kit. Will need to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
....aaand I'm back to the drawing board regarding...

....aaand I'm back to the drawing board regarding a carb for my XR. It runs great when it runs with the Edelbrock, and will sometimes even start on the first kick after sitting for months. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 99,823
Posted By Beltway
Sounds like the makings of a great adventure! ...

Sounds like the makings of a great adventure!

What is your plan while in DC? The storms have passed and it is a glorious day to be on two wheels.

I'm in Takoma Park, MD (at the northern tip...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 191,278
Posted By Beltway
I've needed new mirrors for as long as I've owned...

I've needed new mirrors for as long as I've owned my bike. Just discovered this thread.

I have yet to go wrong doing business with a fellow Inmate.

Ordered.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,274,861
Posted By Beltway
Yes, please!

Your ride reports are among the finest on this site, with breathtaking photos and inspiring reflections on the world and your place in it. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 07:44 AM
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Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
So I finally took a couple of hours to pull and...

So I finally took a couple of hours to pull and clean the Eddy carb. The slide was pretty gritty and was catching in the barrel just a little. The rest was clean but I took it all apart and cleaned...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Beltway
Hi mcma111, thanks for chiming in. I've read...

Hi mcma111, thanks for chiming in. I've read many of your posts regarding XRs and was hoping you might offer an opinion on the carb issue. I'll look into what putting an XRR carb on my XR6 would...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Thanks, WantToRideMoar. Good point on the power...

Thanks, WantToRideMoar. Good point on the power consumption with resistors vs using the proper relay.

I'm leaning hard in the direction of adding a DC circuit. One side of my Ricky stator is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Thanks for the help, gents. I neglected to...

Thanks for the help, gents.

I neglected to mention that my turn signals are, in fact, LED. I do have resistors to try in-line, but I thought that would only help with how quickly they blink, not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10,945
Views: 1,553,498
Posted By Beltway
Greetings, all! Just bought an XR628R from a...

Greetings, all!

Just bought an XR628R from a fellow inmate. Ad found here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920703&highlight=xr628r+street

It is a glorious bike, with lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 378,143
Posted By Beltway
Sadly no. I sprayed the entire carb and...

Sadly no. I sprayed the entire carb and associated bits with starting fluid this weekend while the bike was running. No change in rpm.

I then reduced the number of Supertrapp disks to only 2,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 378,143
Posted By Beltway
Jetting frustrations

Alright. I am at my wits end.

A little background:

I have an XR250R carb ( model number is PD 05AAAA1), XRR header (with ground welds) and a Supertrapp muffler (4 disks) on my 1994 XRL. The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 50,089
Posted By Beltway
Tires

So I need a more street-oriented tire, say 80% street/20% dirt.

While I would appreciate input on make/model selection, what I really need help with is sizing. Not many DS tires available in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,274,861
Posted By Beltway
In related news: ...

In related news:

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2013/04/claudio-domenicali-succeeds-gabriele-del-torchio-as-ducati-ceo/

Been enjoying the RR since the beginning, Dennis. Thanks for taking...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 50,089
Posted By Beltway
Thanks very much for the help, all. I have...

Thanks very much for the help, all.

I have checked out Rick Ramsey's page. Printed that sucker out and put it in with my manual!

I totally agree re: mods and their potential impact on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 378,143
Posted By Beltway
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 50,089
Posted By Beltway
I just picked up a '94 XR250L and have looked...

I just picked up a '94 XR250L and have looked through this thread pretty thoroughly. There is a ton of info, but I haven't found answers to a couple of specific questions regarding what carbs and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 378,143
Posted By Beltway
XR250R parts on a '96 XR250L

I just picked up a '94 XR250L and have looked through this thread pretty thoroughly. There is a ton of info, but I haven't found answers to a couple of specific questions regarding what carbs and...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,148
Posted By Beltway
+1 on the socket being extremely restrictive. ...

+1 on the socket being extremely restrictive. The rest of the exhaust probably is too, but the socket is reducing the diameter to 3/8" (or 1/2", depending)! You are, in effect, allowing the bike to...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,127
Posted By Beltway
I live in Takoma Park, MD, a very close suburb of...

I live in Takoma Park, MD, a very close suburb of DC. Lemme know if you run into trouble and I'll be happy to lend a hand/truck/garage/tools.

Where is your conference being held? Perhaps an ADV...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,249
Posted By Beltway
I agree with the earlier posts re: unsprung...

I agree with the earlier posts re: unsprung weight and the body position issue. The comfort afforded by the laid-back riding posture on the street would make it horrible on rough off-road terrain....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,081
Posted By Beltway
Super cool! Lots of pictures, please.

Super cool!

Lots of pictures, please.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By Beltway
Welcome! I recently sold my '80 Passport in...

Welcome!

I recently sold my '80 Passport in the same color scheme. Great little bike, but like you I felt it was a bit underpowered. DC traffic moves a bit faster than she wanted to go. That...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 84,084
Posted By Beltway
I'm so very in.

I'm so very in.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 94,309
Posted By Beltway
Thanks for the walk down memory lane. I went to...

Thanks for the walk down memory lane. I went to grad school in Beaufort but haven't gone back in the 13 years since. Spent many an altered night on Front Street. Good times.

Have a great ride,...
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