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Forum: Europe 05-24-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By MotoRover
Oh well, like: don't drink and: drive don't smoke...

Oh well, like: don't drink and: drive don't smoke and ride.

About food, don't have any pointers. Just ask a local I suppose.
Forum: Europe 05-23-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By MotoRover
Enjoy the stay. I'd say not to rush to see a lot;...

Enjoy the stay. I'd say not to rush to see a lot; take it easy and stroll around.

Pedalbikes are inexpensive to rent and indeed a fun way of seeing a part of Holland.
http://www.rentabike.nl
...
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,506
Posted By MotoRover
Awesome to see your work and the shiny results!...

Awesome to see your work and the shiny results! Like the bike with fairing and as naked in the first pictures.

Keep up the good work and provide this candy for saterdaymornings :ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Look for xr 125 clearance specs.

Look for xr 125 clearance specs.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 70,519
Posted By MotoRover
Bought it? Cheers

Bought it?

Cheers
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By MotoRover
Cool idea, how's the engineupgrade working out?...

Cool idea, how's the engineupgrade working out? Overbore or tdm engine? Any pics?

Goodluck with the build, and;

Go race that 990 adv!

Motorover
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Derusting a fuel tank

Another interesting method of derusting stuff is using electrolysis. Especially for parts that cannot be reached with a wire brush or such, this method could become a dear friend.
I'm running a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Nice twisties you have up there Honda Scoot! The...

Nice twisties you have up there Honda Scoot! The roads in the northern part of Holland have no bends and are flat..
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,961
Posted By MotoRover
Uhm.. ...

Uhm..
http://w3.bikepics.com/pics/2008%5C08%5C01%5Cbikepics-1372115-full.jpg

If you're after a cheap commuter, you're not looking for a wheeliehappy bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Thanks APEX for borrowing this picture

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15953282&postcount=36

MotoRover
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,961
Posted By MotoRover
Think about 70mpg, Think about a thumper, ...

Think about 70mpg,
Think about a thumper,
Think about no vibration,
Think about a top speed of 80mph,
Think about cruising all day long @ 60mph,
Think about the oil change only every 8000 miles,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,131
Posted By MotoRover
Sweet build, I dig your ingenuity, just using...

Sweet build, I dig your ingenuity, just using scraps of bike plastics and fabbing up a nice looking fairing!
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11,568
Views: 1,765,070
Posted By MotoRover
NX650 tank

Would a original 13 liter tank from a Honda dominator, the NX650, fit the XR?
That's about 2,5 liters more than the XR tank takes, could be nice. It's a metal tank though.

The reason I ask is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,133
Posted By MotoRover
Honda nx 250

How about the Honda NX250?

My NX accomodated my 30ish inseam real good. When seated, the saddleheight was around 28''-29''. Uhm well, might still a bit tall for someone 4'11'' Could be lowered ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,436
Posted By MotoRover
Howsit man, busy with something else, aren't ya? ...

Howsit man, busy with something else, aren't ya?

Nice rebuild, funny to read about the workbench.

Any news on the XT?
:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Under 500 miles...:tb You're a ...

Under 500 miles...:tb
You're a :amazon spoiled brat yourself!

Enjoy it man!
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Does it usually come with the kit, when you buy a...

Does it usually come with the kit, when you buy a new chain - sprocket combination?

On the partsfiche I have on my pc it costs 2.97 :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Cdi

Timing from the CDI is factory (pre)set and untweakable. It works or is kaput. A broken CDI usually translates in a non starting bike or a stalling ride.

Funny problem you have there. Could it be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Welcome aboard Leo! In looks the nx 150 is...

Welcome aboard Leo!
In looks the nx 150 is similar to the nx 250, and that is also where the similarities pretty much end. Enginewise they are not the same; air cooled vs water cooled.

I enjoy NX...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Nicely done! For a few months I had a PVC...

Nicely done! For a few months I had a PVC tooltube mounted to the passengerpeg exactly like you show on the pictures. Unfortunately only one little crash was needed to brake off the little aluminum...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
[/URL]Larry31, welcome to the board:evil ...

[/URL]Larry31, welcome to the board:evil
[URL]http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=671516 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=198123)

My nx is identical in colors, is yours...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,128
Posted By MotoRover
Lucky days!

Very nice barnfind Arcadas! Enjoy :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Indeed a shiny bike Huck! Now ride some dirt...

Indeed a shiny bike Huck!

Now ride some dirt and get it dusty! Or mine would get jelous :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Welcome, enjoy the ride and contribute to this...

Welcome, enjoy the ride and contribute to this forum, pics please!

About the blinkers not blinking: Bastrojoel is right, I had the same problem once. If you want to have led-blinkers buy yourself...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Hm. That's a sad discovery. Why not let the JB...

Hm. That's a sad discovery. Why not let the JB weld patch job be, or put some more on, and just ride if it's not leaking?
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=yamaha+Jog+1988+manual ...

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=yamaha+Jog+1988+manual
:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11,568
Views: 1,765,070
Posted By MotoRover
Thanks for the replies. Yeah, it would be wise...

Thanks for the replies. Yeah, it would be wise not to buy it, unless as a project. Since it's running, but can't drive it away to my place.. I'll let it be.. Unless like headtraume said, for extra...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,036
Posted By MotoRover
Hello Allan, Cool thread! As wel for the...

Hello Allan,

Cool thread! As wel for the Dodge. How's you and the BRPig's running?
This '86 is for sale for cheap in my neighbourhood. May have to buy her..

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Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11,568
Views: 1,765,070
Posted By MotoRover
Thanks Blakebird, 40-50 mpg is allright. Even...

Thanks Blakebird, 40-50 mpg is allright. Even thouh gas is €1,70 a liter/ $8.80 a gallon.

Just called the owner, he says the bike needs to be rewired; lights not working. The regulator/rectifier...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Ai, that sucks! Any chance the other was insured?...

Ai, that sucks! Any chance the other was insured?



Probably something simple like arthduro said. Is the petcock undamaged i.e. working?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11,568
Views: 1,765,070
Posted By MotoRover
Beater XR600r

Hi all! Enjoy this thread, really like these xr's :D

So, just around the corner, xr's are a bit rare here, there is this crackedup '86 xr600r with yamaha rd350 wheels for sale. Asking price €400. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
It is Roukema Japparts. They sell new and second...

It is Roukema Japparts. They sell new and second hand Jap bike stuff.

www.japparts.nl (http://www.advrider.com/forums/www.japparts.nl) and www.motorsloop.nl...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Thanks for your view. I suppose you're right...

Thanks for your view. I suppose you're right about the chain binding. How would dealermechanics do this? As far as I know there is no tool for fastening the master link; the mechanic I sometimes go...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,690
Posted By MotoRover
Gave bike ben je aan het bouwen DaBit! Hoop je...

Gave bike ben je aan het bouwen DaBit! Hoop je ooit ergens tegen te komen in de klei.

What material are you going to use for the fuel tanks? A plastic called Kydex seems to be very abrasion- and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
138 main and 38 slow, stock configuration at sea...

138 main and 38 slow, stock configuration at sea level. The off idle bogging may be cured with a bigger slowjet. At least thats the way to go for a transalp with the off idle hickup, according to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Welcome aboard DaXQtioneR, We're all n00bs...

Welcome aboard DaXQtioneR,

We're all n00bs in a sense/ area:1drink
I for instance, am a total n00b as to what caused this distribution chain to (self)destruct. Note that this chain, an imitation...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,954
Posted By MotoRover
Got it, thanks.

Got it, thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,954
Posted By MotoRover
Very cool read Beserker! Funny how the lot...

Very cool read Beserker!

Funny how the lot of you got closely acquinted with porselain.. Had the same experience once on a roadtrip in Namibia. Not too convenient eh..


Inventive bladders! The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,318,184
Posted By MotoRover
Gasket for the right side crancase cover

Nice find VC, I'd love to have black wheels.

For everybody on the cheap:
I'm replacing the cam chain on my nx, and have made a template for the gasket of the right side crankcase cover. The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 29,028
Posted By MotoRover
Cool built Thomas! I'm curious how the bike...

Cool built Thomas!

I'm curious how the bike handles with the rear suspension changed.
Tinker on!
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