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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:37 PM
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Posted By brayjay
So how much would one back off the head nuts to...

So how much would one back off the head nuts to re torque? Quarter turn kinda thing?
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Thanks again, Yes the plug is in, new valves and...

Thanks again, Yes the plug is in, new valves and seats and yes this is my first 4 stroke rebuild , Not hard to tell I know. I will assemble it all and im sure it will be fine.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:55 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I was wondering about re torqueing and will....

I was wondering about re torqueing and will. Another question. I have not installed the camshaft, top cover, or right crankcase cover yet and it seems to have hardly any compression. I can turn it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Thank you both for your replies, stress now...

Thank you both for your replies, stress now gone.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I hope your right, The one side of the base...

I hope your right, The one side of the base gasket is wet. What a dumb thing to do!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Advice

So I installed my head and instead of applying oil to the inside of the nuts as stated in the manual I used my finger and just smeared small amounts on the threads of the studs. Torqued down the head...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By brayjay
What would that be, 500 bucks labor in a shop to...

What would that be, 500 bucks labor in a shop to install a piston only into the cylinder? I would make them millions.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Must have spent 6 hours on it. Green horn I guess.

Must have spent 6 hours on it. Green horn I guess.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By brayjay
I got it. Just had to rock it back and forth with...

I got it. Just had to rock it back and forth with a little more force.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I thought of that but once they are past the...

I thought of that but once they are past the bevel you cant see them anymore but they just wont go in.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 10:00 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Rings

I am having a bitch of a time getting the piston into the cylinder on this thing. The first two rings are easy but once I get to the 2 side rails and spacer it wont go. They will go just past the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Finally got out today after a brutal winter here,...

Finally got out today after a brutal winter here, well, it still is kinda winter here I guess, just had our first melt here in northern BC. This is the only snow free road I could find and yes it was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Yes it does take a while to too drain through the...

Yes it does take a while to too drain through the down tube screen.
My thinking was by letting the first liter drain through the screen then the oil would be available to the oil pump quicker than...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:41 AM
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Posted By brayjay
HUh? just kidding, absolutely i do.

HUh? just kidding, absolutely i do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By brayjay
That is how i deal with the airbox also. Who ever...

That is how i deal with the airbox also. Who ever owned this bike before me did not. This bike was pretty much brand new but had sucked in so much dust that the carb had dirt in it. What a shame.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Maybe it was overfull, quite possible. When i...

Maybe it was overfull, quite possible. When i change the oil and filter I always just add 1 litre and let sit for a few minutes till it drains down a bit then add the .7 and then start, warm up and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Thanks. I am just in the process of putting it...

Thanks. I am just in the process of putting it all back together. Complete top end rebuild. New valves, piston and rings, bottom end with all new bearings and seals and rod. And now new oil pump!!...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By brayjay
oil pump

Well I wasn't going to but decided to check the other rotor on the inside of the right case and it's a good thing I did as I found it to be out of spec and gouged all to heck. Every one of the little...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 08:06 AM
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Posted By brayjay
page 1094

page 1094
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Found a thread on the oil pump . missed it...

Found a thread on the oil pump . missed it somehow.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By brayjay
oil pump

So I'm slowly putting everything back together and decided to check the oil pump. 7 thou wont go in but 6 will and the service limit is 8 thou. So that leaves me at 1 thou below the service limit and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By brayjay
I found 4 new ones so I will just wait a week for...

I found 4 new ones so I will just wait a week for them to arrive. Better safe then sorry. Thanks guys.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By brayjay
I tried to order them but there on backorder...

I tried to order them but there on backorder until the end of may. I phoned xrs only and asked that question and he said they never use new studs. I have read about them snapping so I hope not. Have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Once the head nuts are torqued down it will pull...

Once the head nuts are torqued down it will pull up on the studs so I can't see how the studs could come loose. I just tightened the studs like you said and half a turn once bottomed out felt about...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Awesome thanks. When removing them they felt like...

Awesome thanks. When removing them they felt like 50 ft pounds LOL!! Had to soak them in kroil for an hour and then double nut them and then they finally came out.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By brayjay
head stud torque

Anyone ever have to replace a head stud on the 650r? I just need to Know the torque specs on them as the manual does not seem to have them. I had to remove 2 of them so the bottom end could fit in a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 09:24 PM
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Posted By brayjay
kickstart idler gear

Anyone recall if there is a thrust washer that goes behind the kick start idler gear along with the bushing on a 650R? The manual says to install the thrust washer then the bushing but the parts...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Very informative thread sir, I am just about...

Very informative thread sir, I am just about ready to install my new piston and rings and was wondering if you install the piston and rings dry or with oil. Also what kind of assembly lube do you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By brayjay
possible clutch bushing? Hope not. In case you...

possible clutch bushing? Hope not. In case you haven't done it before, tearing into the clutch on a 650r is very easy.That way at least you will know if the clutch is fried or not.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Out of curiosity did you assemble the piston and...

Out of curiosity did you assemble the piston and rings dry or with oil like the manual states?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By brayjay
To be honest i am not sure. All i know is...

To be honest i am not sure. All i know is whatever oil was in my bike when i test rode it was not working for the clutch. As soon as i changed it the problem went right away. I should also add that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 07:54 AM
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Posted By brayjay
When i bought my 650r it did the same thing....

When i bought my 650r it did the same thing. Started the bike and pulled in the clutch, clicked it into first and it chattered and lurched forward. Offered the guy 500 less then he was asking because...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 02:08 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I went from a 81 IT 175 to a 84 cr500 at 14 years...

I went from a 81 IT 175 to a 84 cr500 at 14 years old and rode it for 3 years, no problem. Yes it ripped!! Tires lasted a week. It's up to you as far as speed and power with the right wrist. Go for...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,682
Posted By brayjay
I hear what you are saying. My point is I really...

I hear what you are saying. My point is I really like that thing we all used to know called freedom, making your own choices. I don't agree that an rcmp officer can pull you over and confiscate your...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,682
Posted By brayjay
Just remember, if that helmet tag would have been...

Just remember, if that helmet tag would have been dated one minute after the seven year expiry date, it most certainly would have severely injured you or worse !! :evil If a person discovers a...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 05:11 PM
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Views: 1,682
Posted By brayjay
Bluhduh Under section 7434 of the BC adult baby sitting...

Under section 7434 of the BC adult baby sitting act, the RCMP will now be required to hold your hand while you cross the street .
Forum: Canada 02-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,809
Posted By brayjay
Some one like me I guess.... I have 1 grizzly...

Some one like me I guess.... I have 1 grizzly 700, 2 xr650r's and 1 crf230f all with no paper work. Good one.... But as we speak I am on the phone and the papers will be here within 2 weeks.:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,809
Posted By brayjay
In my opinion do we as taxpayers not own the land...

In my opinion do we as taxpayers not own the land ? How can a logging company deny us access to crown land ? Sorry I meant our land. And the registration thing....... Wait a minute... I just spilled...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,809
Posted By brayjay
Yup, I read that the BC government estimates...

Yup, I read that the BC government estimates there are 200,000 off road bikes and quads in bc. 200,000 x PST x registration fee = lotsa $$$$ . :boid
Forum: Canada 02-25-2014, 05:45 PM
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Views: 1,809
Posted By brayjay
I just read on another forum that when this is...

I just read on another forum that when this is put through, owners will have to pay 12% pst on whatever you paid for the quad or bike. Apparently when you buy a used quad or bike you are supposed to...
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