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Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
Impossible Request

So I have a most likely impossible request. About a year ago I got hit by a car on my NX. It was declared totaled by the insurance folks. :cry However, at the time it was my only vehicle, and with...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 41,354
Posted By thewxman
Best of luck to you Paul!! I'm glad I can...

Best of luck to you Paul!!
I'm glad I can follow your adventures with you :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
I no longer have my NX, but <strike>I do have a...

I no longer have my NX, but <strike>I do have a service manual for the 88-89 model and 15 tooth front sprocket that a fellow inmate kindly sent me for cost of shipping. And now it can be yours. The...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
I'll take them off your hands if they are still...

I'll take them off your hands if they are still available!
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
My bike has the same problem. I have found that...

My bike has the same problem. I have found that if I keep the choke out about 1/4 of the way after the engine has warmed up, it usually wont stall when stopped.
I have been putting SeaFoam in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
Nice man and welcome to cult!:deal Errrrr I...

Nice man and welcome to cult!:deal

Errrrr I mean club! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
yet another problem...

Well, the bike is running a little bit better. I put some SeaFoam in it the past few tanks, and it has helped.

However, now the throttle doesn't snap back all the way when released. Any ideas...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
Picked up some SeaFoam this morning. Poured a...

Picked up some SeaFoam this morning. Poured a little bit into the tank and took a 15 mile or so ride. It stalled three or four times, but towards the end of the ride it started behaving better. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-17-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19,884
Views: 1,045,560
Posted By thewxman
That's the one :rofl I love riding it, when...

That's the one :rofl

I love riding it, when it's working right. But most of the time when it's not, the name fits it well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
I'll check the tank as soon as I burn off some...

I'll check the tank as soon as I burn off some more gas, just filled it up. I'll also add a fuel filter.


It is the screw that holds the throttle body onto the carb. It makes it easier to take...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-17-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19,884
Views: 1,045,560
Posted By thewxman
Thanks for the info. I ride an '88 Honda NX650.

Thanks for the info. I ride an '88 Honda NX650.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-15-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19,884
Views: 1,045,560
Posted By thewxman
Hello everyone. I recently moved to the...

Hello everyone. I recently moved to the Bryan/College Station area. I guess this is central Texas.
So far I haven't ventured off any of the main roads. I hope there are some kinda twisty roads...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
A while back, I had some problems with my bike...

A while back, I had some problems with my bike not starting whithout having the full choke on, and stalling while stopped unless the choke was on. I was told that it only needed to be re-jetted. So...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 1,266,007
Posted By thewxman
Wow! Great writing and pictures. Have a safe...

Wow! Great writing and pictures. Have a safe journey! I'll be following along from my couch:lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-27-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 831,744
Posted By thewxman
Talking I picked up the bike today! :clap I was told...

I picked up the bike today! :clap

I was told that the carb didn't need to be re-jetted, just needed a good cleaning. It runs great now! It doesn't stall when idling, and it idles at the correct...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-21-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 309,138
Posted By thewxman
My father-in-law (know as olmaler here) and I...

My father-in-law (know as olmaler here) and I took a little spin around the metro today. We started form the Kangaroo on the corner of Rice and Old Canton and ended at the super Kroger on Hwy 51. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-21-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 831,744
Posted By thewxman
Not yet. I've been too busy preparing to move to...

Not yet. I've been too busy preparing to move to do any work on it, but I got it an appointment Monday morning! :clap



It's not that bad, and it will be fixed soon! I was able to take a nice...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-15-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 831,744
Posted By thewxman
Does anyone know of a good mechanic? I stripped...

Does anyone know of a good mechanic? I stripped out a screw on the throttle body when I was trying to re-jet it, and I messed things up even more when I tried to get it out :norton.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,255
Posted By thewxman
I noticed today that the dye from my gloves was...

I noticed today that the dye from my gloves was coming off on to my hands. I saw a thread a while back about soaking the gloves in something to get this to stop, but I can't find it. Has anyone had...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
I filled up my tank today with around 2.7...

I filled up my tank today with around 2.7 gallons. There were ~85 miles on the previous tank. I felt like this was pretty poor mileage, it was less than 40mpg. Is that fairly normal?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-11-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 309,138
Posted By thewxman
I went on a ride this morning before the rain...

I went on a ride this morning before the rain moved in. I found a fun road called Old Trace Rd. It had lots of curves and bumps. There is one 90 degree curve that isn't marked. Thankfully it...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,255
Posted By thewxman
I just recently picked up a pair of Lee Parks...

I just recently picked up a pair of Lee Parks Design DeerTours. So far they have been great! They fit well, and they haven't been too hot. I am confident that they will protect my hands if I ever...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 309,138
Posted By thewxman
I took the NX650 out for a ride today around...

I took the NX650 out for a ride today around Madison county. It rode great! I still haven't gotten around to re-jetting it, but I will soon.

I forgot to bring a camera so no new pictures today,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 51,242
Posted By thewxman
This is a very cool report! I plan on doing the...

This is a very cool report! I plan on doing the TAT someday.

Be safe out there and have fun!!!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-04-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 69,268
Posted By thewxman
Up for sale is my 2001 Nissan Sentra with 118,00...

Up for sale is my 2001 Nissan Sentra with 118,00 miles. Never had a problem with it. Has a 5 speed manual transmission, manual locks, and windows.

I am only selling because I bought a bike :D
...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,573
Posted By thewxman
Do you remember which one you have? I've been...

Do you remember which one you have? I've been looking at them, but can't decide which ones. Are they the paper like material, or the newer material? Also do they fit over your gear well?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-03-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 309,138
Posted By thewxman
I took the NX650 out for an inaugural spin this...

I took the NX650 out for an inaugural spin this evening!! :ricky It was only around the neighborhood, but it was still great!

Now what everyone wanted to see :D...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
I'll drill the screw out eventually. I threw it...

I'll drill the screw out eventually. I threw it back together and took it for a spin. It was great!! :clap

However, it stalls while it idleing so I put a little choke on. It helped, but I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
So,I started to take the bike apart to rejet it,...

So,I started to take the bike apart to rejet it, as it is currently jetted for 7000 ft and I'm at ~300. :rofl

Everything was going fine until I tried to take off the throttle body. I got the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 831,744
Posted By thewxman
Thanks! :lol3

Thanks! :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 831,744
Posted By thewxman
I'm actually in the Madison area.

I'm actually in the Madison area.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 970,327
Posted By thewxman
I am now the proud new owner of a NX as well! I...

I am now the proud new owner of a NX as well! I purchesd wolfy's bike today. You can see some of his wonderful photos of the bike a few posts up. I'll post a few as well.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 831,744
Posted By thewxman
Got the bike home safely! :clap Here are a...

Got the bike home safely! :clap

Here are a few pictures for everyone to drool at.

http://i1248.photobucket.com/albums/hh488/thewxman1/DSCF0316.jpg
...
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