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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By SubaruJohn
Making Trip from Eug-Seattle On Sunday Looking for freight

Hello everyone....I have to run from Eugene To North Seattle On Sunday this weekend....I am going up Empty with Truck and Flatbed trailer....
I will be picking up a 2 post Automobile Floor Lift...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
So I pulled my carbs off, and find nothing to be...

So I pulled my carbs off, and find nothing to be out of place or wrong....???????? I am however not able to get fuel to draw thru the Choke circuit.....I put my shop vac on the intake side of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,696
Posted By SubaruJohn
First Bike....68 Honda trail 90... First...

First Bike....68 Honda trail 90...

First Street Bike...First big trip about 140miles in the Dark....
Kawasaki 440 LTD...17 yrs Old in High School....Girls Dig a Guy with an Extra...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By SubaruJohn
I believe most of the trail is doable even in a...

I believe most of the trail is doable even in a 4x4 midsize or Subaru....:)

I am planning to do Recon on the bikes, and then do it with a group of Subi's later.....

Sorry, not hip on all the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By SubaruJohn
How many Local Eugene Area guys wanting to do OBDR trip...?

Hello all, Thought I'd start a new thread rather than hi-jack another...

I saw that there are several local guys who are looking to do all or part of it this summer....

I am Self Employed...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
Ok, you guys keep asking about the fuel screw on...

Ok, you guys keep asking about the fuel screw on the front of the Bowl...You are talking about the one just outside the bowl that is a PITA to get at on the bike...? it is turned out correctly....
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
Ok, Here is the history of this bike to the best...

Ok, Here is the history of this bike to the best of My knowledge....
I took yesterday off from any kind of wrenching and Went Fishing....:clap :freaky
So I bought this bike 2 summers ago....The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
So what is the signifigance of having it just...

So what is the signifigance of having it just past TDC to kick off....? I have tried kicking it from right at TDC or just past, doesn't seem to make a difference....??? When this bike is warm, I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,314
Posted By SubaruJohn
I am another Eugene local wanting to do this...

I am another Eugene local wanting to do this trip....I have myself and 2 other locals...Maybe all of us Eugene area Guys could get together over coffee and discuss this trip...?
Not to Hi-jack the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
Ok, Went back out and tried to start it using...

Ok, Went back out and tried to start it using your procedure....

Still no fire....:cry

I will pull the carbs off again tomorrow and see what the jets are...
When I pulled them down the last...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
No mods at all....I verified jets to be factory...

No mods at all....I verified jets to be factory while carbs were torn apart.
When kicking it forever, it never gets the plug wet...????
I use full choke...
My normal start procedure is this
roll...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13,114
Views: 1,260,715
Posted By SubaruJohn
Cold Start help.......

Hello, All...I haven't posted in a long while...I had a 79 XL500 Duel sport
Sold it and Bought my 86 XL600R...this Bike has kicked my butt since day one when it is Cold....All my previous honda's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By SubaruJohn
Thanks guys....

I did a Search Here onsite after posting and Found the XL Website you mentioned...IT looks like their manual is for the 83-84 bike....It's My understanding that the 86-87 bikes were different in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By SubaruJohn
Help With 86 Honda XL600R Info

Hello All,
I have an 86 XL600R I bought recently...I am a Mechanic by Trade. I need info on The Beast reguarding the proper spark Plug, Timing,and Valve clearances.My Local Honda Shop Sucks...:(
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 155,035
Posted By SubaruJohn
Cool Thread....

Hello All..I'e been running a 79 XL500 For several years now....I had a 250 when Younger, and Have always Loved One Lungers....I just bought a Set of the Progressive Rear shocks as well, I bought...
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