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Forum: 2 smokers 10-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,516
Posted By Dirtstar1
Tdr250 wanted

I'd love to have a tdr250! I have cash to tempt any of you current owners. Lol
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,301
Views: 1,165,530
Posted By Dirtstar1
Adventure 640 camping trip

Hey guys, I had a great motorcycle camping trip last weekend. Thought I'd share the highlights. Btw, this is for those guys on the east coast who live through us west coast guys that ride all year in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Thanks PTC, it helps that's what I do all day....

Thanks PTC, it helps that's what I do all day. Lol

As for the non running bike, if you can sprinkle gas in the intake and it starts, it sounds like the carb is plugged up. I find most commonly the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Nx250 panniers

I finally got around to making a cage to hang my panniers. These little boxes are off some vintage bmw. I got them off eBay.
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Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
I'll ride anywhere I can, but I really enjoy 2...

I'll ride anywhere I can, but I really enjoy 2 tire track stuff like in your photo. Moab Utah as hundreds of miles of that sandy 2 tire track roads. I try to go every spring if I can.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
When does it warm up? Sounds like time to head...

When does it warm up? Sounds like time to head south for the winter. Lol
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
Your place looks equally fun to ride! I'll trade...

Your place looks equally fun to ride! I'll trade you for a few days! Lol
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6,301
Views: 1,165,530
Posted By Dirtstar1
Adventure 640 ride vid

Hey guys, I spent a few days in the desert with my kTm 640 adventure. It's becoming my favorite transportation in the open desert.

http://youtu.be/29GWja7Gj-k
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
Adventure 640 rides through Anza borrego

Took the kTm to the Anza Borrego state park for a few days of riding. Here's a vid.

http://youtu.be/29GWja7Gj-k
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
Is that your all up weight with tools and bags? ...

Is that your all up weight with tools and bags?

I'll do mine next week when I get my giant loop.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
That's naked bike. Only the factory tool box with...

That's naked bike. Only the factory tool box with a registration card. My tank bag with real tools in weighs 10lbs. I had the rxc620 before the 640 and it weighed 320 empty. Then I had the 690 smc...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
How much does it weigh?

So we were having a contest at work and decided that the adventure was the topic of discussion. Most people guessed upwards of 400lbs, but if you ever rode one you'd think it's much lighter until you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
Erendira, at coyote cal's hostel. From there we...

Erendira, at coyote cal's hostel. From there we head north for 70 or so miles of fast dirt roads along the bluffs on the water. Next place I want to go is south from there all the way to san quintin.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
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Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 83,901
Posted By Dirtstar1
Lc4 main shaft removal

This write up on the main shaft bearing was super helpful. It took the unknown out of doing this repair. Thank you all for your valuable input. This site is awesome.

Btw, I made really quick vid...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
Aj, your bike looks great! It is funny how people...

Aj, your bike looks great! It is funny how people like to hide stuff. My previous owner said the bike was ready to ride. When I drove 3 hours to pick up the bike it had water mixed in the oil from...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,042
Posted By Dirtstar1
No stranger to lc4 but this is my first adventure.

Hi guys, I picked this little gem off Craigslist Yuma the other day. Had to do the water pump, the main shaft bearing, and a clutch but she runs like a top. This will be my 4th lc4. Starting with an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Ktm hand guards

Sometimes you find a part that fits so well you just have to share. These are ktm hand guards off the 2010 and newer dirt bikes. I've tried all kinds of hand guards and most don't fit around the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
You are not the only one. I had the same thing...

You are not the only one. I had the same thing the other day. It was so far off the splines on the sprocket and retainer aligned so the sprocket would slip off the shaft. I flipped it every way till...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
A lean carb makes more RPM's and a rich carb...

A lean carb makes more RPM's and a rich carb makes more torque but is less efficient. Moving the needle up pulls it out of the main jet sooner. Move it back down and it leans out the mid circuit.
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Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Sometimes I do something worthy of a photo....

Sometimes I do something worthy of a photo. Thought you guys would like to see the NX in action
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Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
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Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
So check this out, I'm glad I looked. When I got...

So check this out, I'm glad I looked. When I got home from my ride I decided to check my air box for new dirt. I took apart my side cover, pulled the filter, and wtf? Giant grains of stains? Head...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
I see you are a local. You should join us for a...

I see you are a local. You should join us for a ride one day. I think there is 100 miles of border road from imperial beach to jacumba. I'd like to link it all together one day.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Where did your nx take you today?

Had a fantastic 140 mile ride today. About 70 miles of dirt road. We don't get much snow here so I had to document it. A really cool finding today was the end of the pacific crest trail. It goes from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Nx250 air filter

So I did my routine maintenance today " oil change" and clean the air filter. I looked at the air filter and noticed it was worn out. Literally was vibrated apart. Further inspection I found large...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Just out of curiosity how much? I did see those...

Just out of curiosity how much? I did see those parts on alibaba but it looked like a minimum order to get good pricing.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Tank rust!

Ill be heading back out to Johnson valley in 2 weeks. Then I'm be out 2 weeks after that for king of the hammers race. Feel free to join us.

As for your tank problem, I use muratic acid diluted...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Nx250 in Johnson valley

Work sent me to the desert to tune on a race car. So I took the nx250 and the mt250. Two of my favorite bikes of all time. It would be impossible to choose the best bike, but my girlfriend will say...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Dyno run on the nx250

Full throttle powersports is having a dyno contest. Free to enter do I had them run the nx! Are you ready? 19hp! Lol totally stock with a new cdi box. All on stock gearing and oe tires.

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Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Hey guys, I took the NX250 to the supermoto track...

Hey guys, I took the NX250 to the supermoto track today and had an awesome time. I managed to pass some people, lol but mostly held my own against the modern bike showdown. Lots of Ktms, crf450's,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
@scrambler66, do you think that honda grabbed...

@scrambler66, do you think that honda grabbed that header off the shelf for that? Under the bike it's duals all the way back. Stock un altered. Thanks for the complement. As far as foot pegs are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
Nx650 dominator for sale in San Diego

Hi guys. I know this isn't a 250, but just in case one of you wanted a bigger bike to complete your nx collection, where it is!

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/ssd/mcy/3507092461.html


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Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,011
Views: 985,949
Posted By Dirtstar1
Nx650 dominator for sale in San Diego

Hi guys. I'm selling my nx650, it's totally loaded with all the cool options. If you know anybody that can't live without one then send then my way. And yes, that is the elusive acerbis 6 gallon...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 1,157,539
Posted By Dirtstar1
I'm back! I was gone for awhile do to my nx was...

I'm back! I was gone for awhile do to my nx was nearly destroyed. I've since sold that one and picked up this super clean white 250 and my girl got the nx650 to commute to work on. Some may like to...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,927
Posted By Dirtstar1
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Forum: 2 smokers 10-20-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,927
Posted By Dirtstar1
So a crazy turn of events happened. My girl love...

So a crazy turn of events happened. My girl love my mt250 so much she got her own! Now that's funny!
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Forum: 2 smokers 10-14-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,927
Posted By Dirtstar1
Day two of Borrego springs we went up coyote...

Day two of Borrego springs we went up coyote canyon. Anza Borrego desert is one of the only Desert that has running water year round.
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Forum: 2 smokers 10-13-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,927
Posted By Dirtstar1
You know the old adage, "if you can start it you...

You know the old adage, "if you can start it you can ride it!" ? Well she can start it now... She stole my bike for most of the day!
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Forum: 2 smokers 10-12-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,927
Posted By Dirtstar1
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