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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By Walterxr650l
Ya But. He said 7 days and he only wanted to...

Ya But.
He said 7 days and he only wanted to do 250 miles a day. I couldn't figure out how to fit all those in.

Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-22-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,928
Posted By Walterxr650l
!915/20 Clevland

Anybody want a project?
http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/mcy/4812201793.html
The price seems a bit high to me.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
Or you could remove the pins from the plastic...

Or you could remove the pins from the plastic connector, then slide the heat shrink over the pins onto the wires, and then reinstall the pins into the connector. I recommend only doing one wire at a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By Walterxr650l
I think the South West corner, and the North East...

I think the South West corner, and the North East corner to be the best parts of Oregon to see. So here is a route that ties the two corners together. It is all paved, avoids all of the interstate,...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By Walterxr650l
If you look here...

If you look here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/announcement.php?f=51&a=114) it will answer that question.

Also What makes you think no one sees it here?

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
From the Honda Service Manual "Cylinder...

From the Honda Service Manual

"Cylinder compression (with the decompressor effected): 92 psi

Cylinder compression (without decompressor effected): 199 psi

Note
Before measuring the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By Walterxr650l
Looking at pictures of the KLR tanks on ebay. It...

Looking at pictures of the KLR tanks on ebay. It appears that the tunnel is pretty shallow. Which makes me wonder if it would sit to high and cause steering/handlebar interference. But if you have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-21-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By Walterxr650l
There is an explanation here...

There is an explanation here (http://www.abatetoyrun.com/files/2014%20Abate%20Toy%20Run%20Info.pdf).
It's one of the links on the ABATE site that, Road Rash linked to in his original post.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
You can't anodize steel. Walter

You can't anodize steel.

Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By Walterxr650l
Looks like South East entrance on State HWY 123....

Looks like South East entrance on State HWY 123. See the post here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25133326&postcount=5772).

Walter
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By Walterxr650l
REI...

REI (http://www.rei.com/product/602119/heavy-duty-thread-for-awl), Campmor (http://www.campmor.com/Product___21800?cm_vc=PDPZ1), Cabela's...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By Walterxr650l
For general leather conditioning and short term...

For general leather conditioning and short term Waterproofing, This stuff works good.

http://www.langlitz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/leather_dressing.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
When has that ever stopped him before? Walter

When has that ever stopped him before?

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
What! No pictures of you trying to ride across...

What! No pictures of you trying to ride across the top?

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,807
Posted By Walterxr650l
At least I'm concerned. :D[/QUOTE] To...

At least I'm concerned. :D[/QUOTE]

To paraphrase something I once heard.
It is not wise to piss off the one who rebuilds the bike you fly on.:lol3

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
The separator being off the bike wont help that. ...

The separator being off the bike wont help that.

Yes document the oil loss, unless you are one of those that likes working on the bike more than riding. Don't panic until you have proved that you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,738
Posted By Walterxr650l
That is normal for the OEM sprocket. Just put it...

That is normal for the OEM sprocket. Just put it on and run it. It will wear in. Or if that bothers you, buy an aftermarket sprocket.

Walter
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,035
Posted By Walterxr650l
https://www.boot.com/dehnmp1.jpg...

https://www.boot.com/dehnmp1.jpg (https://www.boot.com/bdstock.htm)

https://www.boot.com/WescoHarnStock.jpg (https://www.boot.com/bwharn.shtml)

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
No need for a welder. Buy a pop riveter. Put a...

No need for a welder. Buy a pop riveter. Put a rivet every 2 inches along the joint. If you want it water tight, sand the joint surface to give them some tooth, and then put on a bead of sealant on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
The cable for the XR600R is 2 inches longer but...

The cable for the XR600R is 2 inches longer but will work fine. Probably any cable that is close to the same length will work.

Walter
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Walterxr650l
If I was going to carry a hand pump on my...

If I was going to carry a hand pump on my motorcycle, it would be one of the Morph pumps by Topeak. My choice for on the motorcycle would be the Turbo Morph...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Walterxr650l
It is rare that a video will get even that from...

It is rare that a video will get even that from me. Give me a sharp well composed photo or series of photos. I can study them for as short or long as needed. The problem with videos is. First I have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
Yes I had that problem. I have learned to insert...

Yes I had that problem. I have learned to insert the carb into the airbox boot first, and tighten the clamp. I can then stretch the airbox boot , by pushing on the carb, enough to seat the carb into...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Walterxr650l
If you look at the splines on the counter shaft....

If you look at the splines on the counter shaft. Where the spline groves end, You will see that they ramp up to the full shaft diameter at an angle. Now look at the backside of your sprocket. (The...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Walterxr650l
Just find yourself a good downpour and go for a...

Just find yourself a good downpour and go for a several hour ride in it. That should soak them right off. :D








Walter
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,928
Posted By Walterxr650l
http://images.craigslist.org/00L0L_k0yp3IS5mJu_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00L0L_k0yp3IS5mJu_600x450.jpg

http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/mcy/4632285634.html

:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,928
Posted By Walterxr650l
http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_1fjK68mEaja_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_1fjK68mEaja_600x450.jpg

...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By Walterxr650l
Yes just match the other links. Walter

Yes just match the other links.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
From the bottom, go between the connector and the...

From the bottom, go between the connector and the tab. If it doesn't release you probably have not pushed the screw driver far enough up. It is just a square plastic bump molded into the back side of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
Slide a flat bladed screw driver up between the...

Slide a flat bladed screw driver up between the connector and the frame. There is a release up in there. Once you get that released you can pull the connector up off of the frame tab. Then you will...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Walterxr650l
Xr650l?

In the front of my Honda shop manual for the XR650L it lists these specs for the front master cylinder.

master cylinder I.D. standard 12.700 - 12.743 mm, service limit 12.75 mm
master piston O.D....
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
The fuel valves on mine sat right against the...

The fuel valves on mine sat right against the fins, as in touching. I didn't like that, so with the help of one of the welders at work I made these offsets.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
In that case, I don't have any idea what you had...

In that case, I don't have any idea what you had going on.

Walter
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By Walterxr650l
I think I paid $80 something for mine new in...

I think I paid $80 something for mine new in 2006. I think $50 for a used set is fair. If I ever get around to listing mine in the flea market I will probably ask $40.

Walter
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
Gasoline expands when it warms. So a full tank in...

Gasoline expands when it warms. So a full tank in a hot sun and it can push fuel out the vent. The engine heating the tank from the underside only makes this worse. One solution would be to leave...
Forum: Americas 08-29-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By Walterxr650l
Go to the tourism websites of the...

Go to the tourism websites of the states/provinces you will be visiting. A lot of them will mail you maps free for the asking. If you are a member of an auto club like AAA, check with them. Maps may...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
What page do you suppose this thread could be on,...

What page do you suppose this thread could be on, if it had been around since 1993?:D

Walter
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By Walterxr650l
You should be fine. I have put tubes in dry like...

You should be fine. I have put tubes in dry like that many times. The only time I had a problem was when the tube had a fresh patch on it. Then the glue around the patch can cause it to stick to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,775
Posted By Walterxr650l
Build your own.

Buy the book Building a Strip Canoe (http://www.amazon.com/Building-Second-Edition-Revised-Expanded/dp/1565234839/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1407810184&sr=8-1&keywords=Building+a+Strip+Canoe). Follow the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 79,022
Views: 8,676,556
Posted By Walterxr650l
There are a lot of airplanes flying around with...

There are a lot of airplanes flying around with fuel tanks that are riveted together. The seams and rivet holes are sealed with Proseal or a generic equivalent. At work we sell this stuff. Tank...
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