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Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 12:24 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Ok great, I think I am going to get a fat...

Ok great, I think I am going to get a fat protaper bar then (High CR bend good for a 6' rider?). Has anyone tried the universal rubber mount kit? Any issues with the XRR? Will I need longer throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 06:59 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Yeah I have 17in wheels. Not looking to do...

Yeah I have 17in wheels. Not looking to do anything more difficult than fire roads.

Do most people stick with a 7/8" OD bar? What is the advantages of the thicker bars I see for sale?
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By medisyn
My plated XRR with SM wheels has been sitting for...

My plated XRR with SM wheels has been sitting for a while because I was too lazy/busy to finish wiring up a fan and a trailtech vapor, but I have finally finished it. To mount the spal fan I trimmed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:25 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Awesome thanks. Now with that said, what is a...

Awesome thanks. Now with that said, what is a cheap source for dirt wheels? :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Thanks for the detailed reply, I figured I would...

Thanks for the detailed reply, I figured I would need a full stock dirt brake setup (caliper/rotor/pads/brakeline/master cyl) for the front wheel and change the CS sprocket. Is the stock chain length...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By medisyn
A while back I asked about wheels, but I have a...

A while back I asked about wheels, but I have a few more questions. I bought my XRR (plated) with 17in SM wheels and a big rotor plus 4 piston brake. I find myself wanting to ride dirt more than the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Awesome thanks! I think I would rather...

Awesome thanks!


I think I would rather have a clear tank instead of this white IMS 4.x gallon I have had sitting in the garage. Anybody in the SF bay area interested?
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 04:21 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I am going to do this, is there anything I can...

I am going to do this, is there anything I can buy at the same time to 'freshen up' the petcock?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By medisyn
While we are on the subject of clutches, mine...

While we are on the subject of clutches, mine makes a fair bit of noise at idle, is there a fix or is this 'normal?'
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 06:27 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Are these what you are talking about? ...

Are these what you are talking about?
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Helicoils are good but time-serts are even...

Helicoils are good but time-serts are even better. http://www.timesert.com/

I repaired my chain adjusters with them. They are holding up great.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Speaking of batteries, can somebody point me to a...

Speaking of batteries, can somebody point me to a capacitor to replace my battery with? I have no need for the battery, they always go flat on me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 01:19 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Speaking of time serts. Both of my chain...

Speaking of time serts. Both of my chain adjusters were rusted and ruined from the previous owner, so I used time certs. Now its steel on steel (with plenty of grease + anti-sieze so way less of a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 12:43 PM
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Posted By medisyn
For the people using a Trailtech Vapor to monitor...

For the people using a Trailtech Vapor to monitor coolant temps, how are you doing it? Are you using the inline temp sensor they sell?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 05:25 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I got a 4.6 gallon tank from an inmate a while...

I got a 4.6 gallon tank from an inmate a while back and it needs to be cleaned out first. What should I be using?

Also I am currently getting 29.4mpg city mileage. I am stock carb + full uncork...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 06:40 PM
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Posted By medisyn
The valves are good. They were checked and double...

The valves are good. They were checked and double checked less than 100mi ago.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 11:51 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I am having an issue with a low idle when the...

I am having an issue with a low idle when the bike is cold/warming up and then way too high once it is warm.

Assuming no air leaks (I will check) could this be caused by a too lean pilot circuit?
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2013, 07:13 PM
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Posted By medisyn
From my research unless you have a time machine,...

From my research unless you have a time machine, its impossible. They changed the policy several years ago.

Buy one that already has a current plate. That's what I ended up doing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 11:47 AM
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Posted By medisyn
^^THIS. This was the only way I could get mine...

^^THIS. This was the only way I could get mine started after I cleaned and changed the jets on my carb. A push start and then tweak from there and it has been good ever since. I recall push starting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 03:59 PM
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Posted By medisyn
It cant be unless it was previously registered...

It cant be unless it was previously registered for the street. Does it have a CA license plate?

I do know they changed the laws in CA making it pretty much impossible to register a dirt bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 12:00 PM
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Posted By medisyn
So I took off my swingarm again (might as well...

So I took off my swingarm again (might as well since I was in there..) to try to figure out why brayjay's has such a huge gap and this is the only thing I can think of...

Brayjay did you replace...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 02:09 PM
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Posted By medisyn
All this swingarm-frame gap stuff had me paranoid...

All this swingarm-frame gap stuff had me paranoid so I snapped a picture of mine after reinstalling it with new seals/bearings.

Here is some pictures. I have less of a gap than brayjay. Is mine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 01:19 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Speaking of the trailtech vapor, what is a good...

Speaking of the trailtech vapor, what is a good way to mount it? I have had mine sitting in the garage unused for a while. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 12:06 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I am going to put my swingarm back on in the next...

I am going to put my swingarm back on in the next day or two. I will snap a picture if I notice any gap. If it does indeed flex, mine will too because its been sitting with the swingarm off for a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 11:42 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I am replacing the bearings in the swingarm and I...

I am replacing the bearings in the swingarm and I am slapping on a new retainer. Is there a 'right' way for the retainer? Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 12:39 PM
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Posted By medisyn
As I mentioned a few pages back there was some...

As I mentioned a few pages back there was some forward/back (not side to side) play in the CS sprocket. There is some wear is on the front most splines that hold the CS bracket in place. The old...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 06:55 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Yeah I ended up getting a XR-R specific kit off...

Yeah I ended up getting a XR-R specific kit off amazon. Was under 60 dollars and I will get it by friday. Love prime shipping. :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 02:36 PM
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Posted By medisyn
You are right, done.

You are right, done.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 12:08 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Slogger is going to loan me the swing arm tools....

Slogger is going to loan me the swing arm tools. While I have it off, what is everything I should replace while I am in there?

I am going to just take the swingarm to a machine shop to repair the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 04:55 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Ah thanks for clearing that up for me!

Ah thanks for clearing that up for me!
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 06:19 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Which one is the one that you actually need? I...

Which one is the one that you actually need? I assumed you needed both?
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:53 PM
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Posted By medisyn
I was considering removing the swingarm and just...

I was considering removing the swingarm and just taking it to a machine shop, but it looks like the special tools to remove it are well over 100 dollars. :cry

I assume the swingarm should be taken...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Well as always, I have bad luck. :huh I am...

Well as always, I have bad luck. :huh

I am finally getting around to putting a new chain on the bike. From a few pages before I suspected the chain (with a 15t sprocket) was hitting the case...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 11:47 AM
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Posted By medisyn
I don't even try to unscrew JIS screws, they are...

I don't even try to unscrew JIS screws, they are so damn soft. Now I just use a dremel and cut a slot into them and use a flathead. The screws used on the few Japanese carbs I have seen are about as...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 06:35 PM
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Posted By medisyn
New seal on order! What is the consensus on...

New seal on order!

What is the consensus on the splines on my CS I posed above? Good?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 12:27 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Yeah clearly the guy did not put a drop of grease...

Yeah clearly the guy did not put a drop of grease on the splines. Like literally everything the former owner did was a hack job. I have learned my lesson. I will not buy a modified bike again. You...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 12:25 AM
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Posted By medisyn
Well as I took the chain off my bike I counted...

Well as I took the chain off my bike I counted the pins 108. So I am guessing thats the lenght I need?

Also I am getting really annoyed with everything I take off this bike I see the shoddy work...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 03:34 PM
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Posted By medisyn
So I just ordered a chain and now I am confused...

So I just ordered a chain and now I am confused on how many links I need with my SM wheel setup.

I have 15/44t sprockets ordered from XR's only. They called me today and said that I need a 120...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 03:20 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Sadly the stock one is not on there. Just a...

Sadly the stock one is not on there. Just a really cheap looking case saver.

Looks like I have 15/44t currently on there.

I have morad wheels, but I do not know anything about the hubs. They...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2013, 03:49 PM
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Posted By medisyn
Guys my xr-r needs a new chain badly. Can I get a...

Guys my xr-r needs a new chain badly. Can I get a sprocket/chain advice? I have SM wheels that I bought with the bike. Sorry if I sound stupid but, will normal XR-R sprockets fit? I know they need a...
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