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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
My bike with a stage 1 cam, xr4 cdi, tm40 carb...

My bike with a stage 1 cam, xr4 cdi, tm40 carb and stock compression piston runs awesome! It is almost too fast for me most of the time. I dropped my sm gearing 5 teeth just to try to get the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
I cracked a few front rims before I finally...

I cracked a few front rims before I finally bought an excel. One of the cracked rims was so bad that after I took it apart I tossed it in the back of the truck and a day or two later it had collapsed...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
Where do you source those earthx batteries? A...

Where do you source those earthx batteries? A quick google returned a bunch of battery chargers and laptop batteries.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
With the stock carb I saw worse mileage than my...

With the stock carb I saw worse mileage than my TRUCK once. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By lstzephyr
Have you tried flipping the choke the opposite...

Have you tried flipping the choke the opposite way? The choke on a xr650r stock carb is backwards from what most people expect.

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Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,459
Posted By lstzephyr
Same here. That is what I put on the survey.

Same here. That is what I put on the survey.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
I got 90psi when I did a compression test too. My...

I got 90psi when I did a compression test too. My bike was a fresh rebuild at the time with a broken auto decomp on the camshaft. I was trying to figure out why the bike would not start. The 90 psi...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
My bike did the exact same thing. It was loud...

My bike did the exact same thing. It was loud enough that I heard it over noise canceling ear buds with music playing. I thought the bike was about to throw a rod. The cam chain never broke but it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By lstzephyr
I always just got a big hammer and beat the hell...

I always just got a big hammer and beat the hell out of it. After a few years of doing that I cracked the aluminum frame on my xr650r. Now I would probably use heat.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
I think I remember the guy saying it would take...

I think I remember the guy saying it would take up to 20volt. I did fry one capacitor in the first couple weeks by hooking it up backward and got a second one. It very well could have been that is a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
Unfortunately I don't have specs on my capacitor....

Unfortunately I don't have specs on my capacitor. I covered it with a giant piece of heatshrink last time I had it out and the writing on it is covered.

Edit: Actually, here is an old picture from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
I have had a cap on my bike for 4 or 5 years. It...

I have had a cap on my bike for 4 or 5 years. It is pretty rashed up but it still works perfect .I have a ricky 255w stator with split outputs. I run a Baja designs 8 inch racelight with a 55w bulb...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
I'll try to remember and take one.

I'll try to remember and take one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
The sub frames break at the front mounting lugs...

The sub frames break at the front mounting lugs on the upper section of the main frame. The weld there is incomplete. I have not broken my subframe but I have taken it off and had that lug welded...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
Yes I have one. No you can't have it but if you...

Yes I have one. No you can't have it but if you would like to come up to Huntsville you can take it for a ride. Bring the 250 and we will go riding around somewhere.

I might sell my CBR...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 20,649
Posted By lstzephyr
I have a 3g that is spare and only used as an...

I have a 3g that is spare and only used as an ipod. I would be more interested in having this app on my 3g than my 4gs.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
no hablo ingles :D

no hablo ingles
:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
I used a flat file to set my ring gaps.

I used a flat file to set my ring gaps.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By lstzephyr
The last basket case I bought I paid 300. It...

The last basket case I bought I paid 300. It took a couple months to assemble because of missing parts and my limited spare time. I have a decent mechanical background and I have rebuilt other...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
My bike had those symptoms and had a bad auto...

My bike had those symptoms and had a bad auto decompressor. I would do a leak down test with the cam in and out before I got too carried away.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
The stock Honda crank assembly is 419.00 on...

The stock Honda crank assembly is 419.00 on servicehonda.com. At that price I wish I had put one in my bike when I did my top end.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
Thanks for the input on the leo vince guys. I...

Thanks for the input on the leo vince guys. I liked the slip-on I had on my sv650 that was made by leovince. Bummer about them folding, I guess I'll have to buy it soon.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
Does anyone have a Leo Vince x3 slip-on installed...

Does anyone have a Leo Vince x3 slip-on installed on their xrr? I'm wondering how the sound level is as well as how solid the construction is. It appears to be one of the few aftermarket pipes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 181,834
Posted By lstzephyr
Cool bike! I have wanted to get one of those...

Cool bike! I have wanted to get one of those fairings for a few years. How do you like it?

The kickstart repair is pretty easy. I wrote this a few years ago. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
Anybody need a stock carb? I've tuned my tm40 to...

Anybody need a stock carb? I've tuned my tm40 to the point that I am confident I'm not going back to my stock carb. The stock carb is clean and was drained after removing but it could probably use...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 1,341,511
Posted By lstzephyr
Thanks a bunch guys!

Thanks a bunch guys!
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2013, 09:14 PM
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Posted By lstzephyr
My friends 1986 XR600R seems to be missing any...

My friends 1986 XR600R seems to be missing any tabs to drive the speedometer gearbox. The old box was seized and I was going to mount a drive box off my xr650r to drive a xr650L speedometer. However...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By lstzephyr
I think it was Clarke that made a desert tank for...

I think it was Clarke that made a desert tank for those.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14174148&postcount=41
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
I was able to buy every part I needed to rebuild...

I was able to buy every part I needed to rebuild a 1986 xr600. I wouldn't worry either.
Forum: Australia 10-06-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 557,753
Posted By lstzephyr
Here is another Dakar XR from here-...

Here is another Dakar XR from here- http://townmoto.com/blog/2013/06/lawrence-hackings-honda-xr650r/

http://townmoto.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/lawrence_01.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 1,341,511
Posted By lstzephyr
My friend has a 86 xr6 that has some pretty soft...

My friend has a 86 xr6 that has some pretty soft suspension. It really rides pretty loose most of the time and I think it feels a bit twitchy. I'm betting the shock needs to be rebuilt and the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,726
Posted By lstzephyr
Thanks! It wasn't easy to get it fixed. I...

Thanks! It wasn't easy to get it fixed. I probably kicked that damn bike over at least 1000 times in the last year but I think it will be worth it in the long run.

We went riding this last...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21,663
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Posted By lstzephyr
I like 15/48 or 45. The 48 is for more dirt, 45...

I like 15/48 or 45. The 48 is for more dirt, 45 for less dirt.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By lstzephyr
drill it out and tap or helicoil it

drill it out and tap or helicoil it
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-25-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,381
Posted By lstzephyr
I'll be there. I'll be staying on my buddy's...

I'll be there. I'll be staying on my buddy's couch.:lol3

I always go if I am anywhere nearby. Its really an awesome experience. I was hoping to get my supermoto out in the singles class but I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By lstzephyr
It makes a big difference. Good knobs on 21/18...

It makes a big difference. Good knobs on 21/18 wheels are a night and day difference from supermoto 17s. Spend the money and do it right.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21,663
Views: 2,569,282
Posted By lstzephyr
It didn't take very long to replace just the...

It didn't take very long to replace just the guides but I would go ahead and put new rings and valves in anyway. It is all the same steps to get to that point that you might as well add in the two...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,373
Posted By lstzephyr
I know what you mean. I picked up a converted...

I know what you mean. I picked up a converted XR650R SM a few years ago and it was an interesting experience figuring out all the parts to convert it back to an enduro. It was not hard by any means...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By lstzephyr
I like it. The older 640 adventure tank and mask...

I like it. The older 640 adventure tank and mask kit onto rfs bikes was pretty neat too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,373
Posted By lstzephyr
+1 I vote an enduro with a second...

+1

I vote an enduro with a second wheelset. For a first bike I would go right out and buy a wr250R and get a spare X wheelset when you can afford it.
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