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Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By moterbiker
spam

Hey guys, sorry for the spam but we have sold the XT's and I have a few things I am trying to sell if you are interested

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988511
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 04:22 PM
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Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
I am selling a couple of XT's ...

I am selling a couple of XT's

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=977491

Also have 2 spare sets of wheels with knobbies if anyone is interested
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
After facing some realities about the direction...

After facing some realities about the direction my hobbies have gone I have a couple of XT's that I am going to sell, one is an 05, the other 06. Both have about 12k on them, Clark tanks and other...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,191
Posted By moterbiker
When I had my 1150GS I ended up having to buy a...

When I had my 1150GS I ended up having to buy a pressure treated board to use as a ramp, the regular 2x8 just creaked and sounded like it was gonna break, I use the 2x8 and a walking ramp (for...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,191
Posted By moterbiker
I use 1 2x10 ramp, I screwed an eye bolt into the...

I use 1 2x10 ramp, I screwed an eye bolt into the side of the ramp at one end and then just use a big carabiniere and clip that to an eye bolt on the trailer, the other end I just run a strap over
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
My basket was shot like this as well, I found a...

My basket was shot like this as well, I found a replacement on Ebay. The other issues can be the fingers on the basket are causing the plates to stick.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,191
Posted By moterbiker
YMMV but when I got mine I cleaned out the grease...

YMMV but when I got mine I cleaned out the grease in there and repacked with Mobil 1 grease, thousands and thousands of miles later the same bearings are still problem free. I have checked the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-17-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,917
Posted By moterbiker
Got the doc Chip

Got the doc Chip
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-17-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,964
Posted By moterbiker
Got the PDF Chip

Got the PDF Chip
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Battery

When mine died I went looking local and couldn't find one for a reasonable price. I got the last 2 from either Walmart or Pep Boys for less than $30 I think. I am on the second year of the latest one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 02:57 PM
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Posted By moterbiker
The later bikes didn't use the phillips screws. ...

The later bikes didn't use the phillips screws.

The exhaust comes off and goes back easily, you *may* need to replace the donut gasket at the connection
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 1,050,276
Posted By moterbiker
Or a BMW, nobody I ever rode with ever even took...

Or a BMW, nobody I ever rode with ever even took their keys with them :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 1,050,276
Posted By moterbiker
Easier than you might think, a buddy saw some...

Easier than you might think, a buddy saw some guys down in Daytona from a distance, 4 big guys pull up in a van, 2 guys each stick a pole through each wheel, lift it up, toss it in the van and drive...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
428: 1/2" pitch, 0.335"(8.5 mm) roller diameter,...

428: 1/2" pitch, 0.335"(8.5 mm) roller diameter, 5/16" roller length, 5300 lb typical strength, 2.8 lb/100 links
520: 5/8" pitch, 0.400 roller diameter, 1/4" roller length, 8400 lb typical strength,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 2,078,545
Posted By moterbiker
from what I read it is pretty easy to swap an H4...

from what I read it is pretty easy to swap an H4 for those old style bulbs, they even make 35/35 watt H4's

I would still go the HID setup, you can always adjust the headlight down to not bother...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 2,078,545
Posted By moterbiker
I would seriously consider buying an HID kit from...

I would seriously consider buying an HID kit from Ebay. Less than $50 will get you a much brighter light at the same 35 watts.
Some will argue the reflector is the problem, they would be mostly...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 1,050,276
Posted By moterbiker
I was wondering, it didn't look like it was...

I was wondering, it didn't look like it was stopping anytime soon
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
At 12k my top end was shot, but it lead an abused...

At 12k my top end was shot, but it lead an abused life.

When I changed out the piston and cylinder I was amazed at the difference in the tightness, I could drop the old piston right through the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 06:05 AM
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Views: 2,078,545
Posted By moterbiker
My XT225 does 70 fine, I am pretty sure the KLX...

My XT225 does 70 fine, I am pretty sure the KLX is even better
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 07:06 PM
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Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
First I really don't think it has anything to do...

First I really don't think it has anything to do with the stator.
My bike was like this as well, when I rebuilt the carb last summer I paid attention to the choke setup when I put it back together,...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 159,191
Posted By moterbiker
I used pressure treated, painted it and while it...

I used pressure treated, painted it and while it was wet sprinkled sand all over it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 1,050,276
Posted By moterbiker
Check out Deep River in downtown Clayton.

Check out Deep River in downtown Clayton.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Agree with the above poster. Biggest weak spot is...

Agree with the above poster. Biggest weak spot is spokes. Other than that just look for the obvious stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
05 with Clarke tank and kickstarter ...

05 with Clarke tank and kickstarter

http://moterbiker.smugmug.com/photos/i-nFV3xn7/0/XL/i-nFV3xn7-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Let me clarify, this was tested on a 2006 model,...

Let me clarify, this was tested on a 2006 model, as well as a 2005. Not sure about the older bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
XT voltages

I have read a few things in this thread about power draw and the charging system, I posted this a few years ago in a different thread.
Bike has the symtec heated grips, the heated jacket is a warm...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
The red spring shock

If anyone gets one of these and needs more preload than the rings on the botton allows compress the spring some and allow that cap on the top of the spring to drop down an inch you will notice rings...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,980
Posted By moterbiker
A couple of years later:

I found a complete clutch basket on Ebay for around $15, a new piston, rings and jug for another $250 and a gasket set for $30. Spent a day pulling it all apart and reassembling, cleaned the carb and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
What is that headlight setup? I don't...

What is that headlight setup?

I don't usually ride at night anymore, but the few times I have I was really surprised at well the XT's headlight works
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
When the hell did you buy it and where you riding...

When the hell did you buy it and where you riding it out there?
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Close to those weights myself, bike goes fine...

Close to those weights myself, bike goes fine with the mods i made
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
I would love to do the front end over. I want a...

I would love to do the front end over. I want a seat first though.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Hose clamps work in a pinch too

Hose clamps work in a pinch too
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Give us an idea of what you and the camping load...

Give us an idea of what you and the camping load weigh, it would help.

I initially took my shock apart and put a spacer under the spring, raised the bike up quite a bit. I am now running a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Thanks, wifey just got a new tank!

Thanks, wifey just got a new tank!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
Oh no, what finally killed it? I killed mine a...

Oh no, what finally killed it? I killed mine a few years back, rebuilt it this summer, more fun then ever. Bet you finally bought something a little shinier :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10,860
Views: 1,569,979
Posted By moterbiker
My guess is it is just air being forced in and...

My guess is it is just air being forced in and out of the boots on the fork tubes, if you want you can probably grab the front brake while parkes and just compress the suspension a few times and hear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 1,050,276
Posted By moterbiker
Bring the old one to Pep boys, i think it is a...

Bring the old one to Pep boys, i think it is a b5b or something, been using them in the xt's for years
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,076
Posted By moterbiker
You have a problem with liquid breakfast? :wink:

You have a problem with liquid breakfast? :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,076
Posted By moterbiker
If we can get it together I will bring up a keg...

If we can get it together I will bring up a keg of oatmeal stout
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