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Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
Not super rare, I'm a Travis named after a...

Not super rare, I'm a Travis named after a fighter pilot who died before I was born...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
To each his own... But pulling the cover...

To each his own...

But pulling the cover takes like 3 minutes, and I could easily waste that trying to bump the wheel or kicker while trying to precisely hit the mark. And if I do miss the mark,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
Actually, +1 to this now that it's mentioned...

Actually, +1 to this now that it's mentioned we're talking @ a 2000 model...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
XR650R Thread!

Since you have a Rekluse, the best method for turning the engine is going to be pulling the timing cover. Then you can turn the engine with a socket.

This is the precise method, and will make it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
XR650R Thread!

Major adjustments should be made at the mounting tab on the case. Minor adjustments are made at the lever.

If you can't get it adjusted right this way it's probably time for a new cable.

Edit:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By ignatz72
And if you're dead set on balancing the wheel...

And if you're dead set on balancing the wheel with weight, try Dynabeads instead. I used them with the Motion Pro light locks on my ex-650L and this combo worked great. I use Dynabeads in all my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By ignatz72
Now realizing the original post is a year old,...

Now realizing the original post is a year old, has anyone else found an alternate source for the pictured light style?

PM me if you don't want to give away your secrets to the masses, but I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By ignatz72
Suz1100, Where did you source this? I've found...

Suz1100,
Where did you source this? I've found the same item NLA from Wheeling Cycle Supply and Vancouver Supermoto...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,420
Posted By ignatz72
What unit is the LED tail/turn/running light? ...

What unit is the LED tail/turn/running light? I've been hunting for the Wheeling Cycle Supply unit (no longer for sale) and found a similar one at Vancouver SuperMoto but they are out of stock. I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By ignatz72
Well, darn, I like the looks of the trailer but...

Well, darn, I like the looks of the trailer but being made in Italy does me no good. :( Tapatalk on the phone prevented me from seeing you were Italian...

Have fun on the new bike and the return...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
Here's a Youtube 3-part series showing it done. ...

Here's a Youtube 3-part series showing it done. Use grease on the taps and drill bit if you are super worried, but the down tube screen and the crankcase screen should catch the largest of the swarf...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By ignatz72
Nice bike, looks low hours... But I'd love to...

Nice bike, looks low hours... But I'd love to know more about the trailer! What brand is that?
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
XR650R Thread!

Skolios,

Probably the Braking wave rotor, since Braking was a team sponsor.

You can find them at motorcycle superstore or bike bandit.

I've considered one for the rear.

(Tapatalk refused...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By ignatz72
Try hooking up two of the old incandescent...

Try hooking up two of the old incandescent signals in the front and if everything works then, your flasher relay is to blame. I tried this on an XR650Land got funny results with a generic...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,753
Posted By ignatz72
This here M1nsk looks pretty sweet....

Remember though, in Russia you don't ride motorbike; motorbike ride YOU!
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By ignatz72
TKC80 front worked well with a D606 rear on my...

TKC80 front worked well with a D606 rear on my prior L. I'd use the same again but looking to Desert ITs for my 650R.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,381
Posted By ignatz72
Help starting XR650R. Stockton CA

You may also want to buy genuine Keihin mains and pilot. Aftermarket jets usually run rich and the jet numbers don't follow Keihin's.

I had all kinds of trouble tuning an L w/ a Dynojet kit until...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,381
Posted By ignatz72
Help starting XR650R. Stockton CA

Mine was fouling plugs @ 175/68s so I rebuilt the carb w/ a new needle (b53e) and seat, 3rd clip, new fuel mix set, float needle, and 172 main. I also adjusted the float level until it stopped...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By ignatz72
Good job! But you may want to put this...

Good job!

But you may want to put this result in the original thread so that the problem and solution are in the same spot for future readers who have the same problem.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By ignatz72
Flush them with white vinegar and distilled...

Flush them with white vinegar and distilled water, much cheaper than coolant or other "flush" chemicals...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,647,824
Posted By ignatz72
87ft-lb=117N-m

87ft-lb=117N-m
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,381
Posted By ignatz72
Help starting XR650R. Stockton CA

I'd certainly replace the unknown fuel with new fuel, then also check the idle speed control knob.

I about kicked myself into early retirement after a carb rebuild because I mis-adjusted the...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
Long time no LED

So I've been away from this thread for a bit since the GS has everything it needs and has been performing flawlessly (LED mods included), and I recently upgraded my XR650L to a 650R and that prep up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By ignatz72
Yep, buy it if you want it. I just sold a...

Yep, buy it if you want it. I just sold a well-appointed and tuned '04 with 13,000 on it for $3400, so $2k is a good price.

Clean it, tune it, and start buying stuff for it with the leftover $$$!
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By ignatz72
XR650R Carb Vent Line Routing

Otherwise known as the OCTOPUS (in my mind at least).

I'm rehabbing my new-to-me 2003 XRR and want to make sure that I haven't put the vent lines back on wrong... I'll be taking the carb off...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
The info is way back in this thread, but it is...

The info is way back in this thread, but it is the Kisan SM-6 that you want for no hassle, plug-and-play LED conversion (with other added features).
...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
I guess the inmate was Robert/wirewrkr? Didn't...

I guess the inmate was Robert/wirewrkr? Didn't know he sold reflective stickers back when.

But I would caution against NAPA/Autozone/O'Reilly's/etc. so-called LED flashers. I bought two...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
Nice red keister H-grrl! Can't argue with the...

Nice red keister H-grrl! Can't argue with the result, zip ties or not...

When you say your signals are weak, I'm guessing you mean by comparison?

Never been around an ST, so I'm not sure what...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By ignatz72
Maxbmw.com - great fiche to help you find parts,...

Maxbmw.com - great fiche to help you find parts, and very helpful, knowledgeable parts staff if you need to speak to a human.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,063
Posted By ignatz72
I've used a PC-925L in both an 83 RT and a 93 GS,...

I've used a PC-925L in both an 83 RT and a 93 GS, and it's a fine battery.

If you rule out a parasitic drain or bad charging issue as mentioned above and still want a larger capacity battery,...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
The part I referenced in post #246 ...

The part I referenced in post #246 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20530760&postcount=246)is a BMW part number, not a Kisan part.

But whatever works for you! I found the shorting...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,263
Posted By ignatz72
Rolling Rock, duh. :D

Rolling Rock, duh. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
Spencer, I am far from a guru, since I just...

Spencer,

I am far from a guru, since I just buy stuff and figure out how to make it work...

But on the subject of LED flasher relays, I bought one at a local Autozone that was supposedly LED...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,569
Posted By ignatz72
WTF, it's not purple anymore?!? And I really...

WTF, it's not purple anymore?!?

And I really can't say what's compelling me to say this but the wheels look like they could use a set of dice valve stem caps.

Looks good for a non-purple...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,577
Posted By ignatz72
Is this the first oil thread of this winter...

Is this the first oil thread of this winter season? Took a while didn't it?

But I don't have a dog in this fight, since I just use BMW 20w50, but I thought the ratings for motorcycles were...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
You'll have to redo the short procedure any time...

You'll have to redo the short procedure any time the SM-6 is reset, like if your battery dies or gets removed, or if the relay is removed from the bike.
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,888
Posted By ignatz72
Fixed. :D

Fixed. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By ignatz72
Yep, thanks Disston for the detective work - it...

Yep, thanks Disston for the detective work - it appears that AdBlock in Chrome causes the same problem.

I wonder if this is a change on ADV's side? Like they block logging in for anyone with...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 34,881
Posted By ignatz72
There's a way to short the signaling pin on the...

There's a way to short the signaling pin on the Kisan to do what the flasher switch would.

I'll have to dig up the pinout diagram that Andy from Kisan sent me.

But the hazard flasher dash...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By ignatz72
I used to be a firefox guy, but lately Crome...

I used to be a firefox guy, but lately Crome seems to be much more stable and forgiving, compatibility-wise.

The trouble with a rapid development process (releases every 6 weeks) means that a...
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