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Forum: Racing 03-15-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,708
Posted By apex
Ive seen this car in person and was not impressed...

Ive seen this car in person and was not impressed because it is a steel frame construction and not an impressive one at that. it didnt have a power source when I saw it and when I asked about that I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-14-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 105,347
Posted By apex
Awesome thread, some really Great bikes so far. I...

Awesome thread, some really Great bikes so far. I hope this thread runs forever like these great machines. here are some of mine:

my first HONDA was a 1974 MR50 Elsinore.
handed down to lil bro...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,675
Views: 1,157,263
Posted By apex
word.. is it worth a thousand photos? ...

word.. is it worth a thousand photos? http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7603828
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 621,824
Posted By apex
Ive been meaning to post up some photos here.....

Ive been meaning to post up some photos here.. better late than never so here are some of the XLs Ive owned and still own. I dont have a photos of most of the XLs Ive had or my first one, a '74 XL175...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,231
Posted By apex
just noticed that half the photos I posted in...

just noticed that half the photos I posted in this thread hosted on bikepics were moved to a different server. I dont know how long they went missing in action but I've edited all the old posts that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 338,694
Posted By apex
http://p1.bikepics.com/2010%5C05%5C11%5Cbikepics-1...

http://p1.bikepics.com/2010%5C05%5C11%5Cbikepics-1972797-full.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 415,460
Posted By apex
one of my favorite topics ;-) ...

one of my favorite topics ;-)
http://p1.bikepics.com/2009%5C01%5C23%5Cbikepics-1547674-full.jpg
.
http://p1.bikepics.com/2008%5C08%5C01%5Cbikepics-1372115-full.jpg
....
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
forgot to mention this.. a while back we were...

forgot to mention this.. a while back we were talking about Hondas lack of a more modern 250 single since the NX250. well, all it took was for motoGP to change the rulebook for the support series to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
new subject I havnt seen covered yet unless Ive...

new subject I havnt seen covered yet unless Ive overlooked it, Stator Output. ~200w@5k revs with the stock unit according to the Honda service manual. I havnt measured yet but actual output after 20...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,782
Posted By apex
the XL600R has an automatic compression release....

the XL600R has an automatic compression release. and when this is adjusted within specs this bike will start easier than the CT90 (assuming everything else is good also) and that is no lie! if the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,040
Posted By apex
ahh.. you mean the o-ring that goes around the...

ahh.. you mean the o-ring that goes around the head stud? if so yeah that could probably do it, the older XR100 & 80 had a composite head gasket that also required a square edged o-ring (technically...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,040
Posted By apex
your MR looks to be an easy resto. just about...

your MR looks to be an easy resto. just about everything you will need can be found here: http://www.re-mx.com/ im not intimately familiar with that horizontal engine in the XL70 but there must be a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,040
Posted By apex
NO WAY! that was my first bike too! (MR50) new in...

NO WAY! that was my first bike too! (MR50) new in '74 I was too small for a XR75 Dad would not let me have the XR because I couldnt pick it up laying on the floor and never let me upgrade until I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,040
Posted By apex
I only wish that was mine! the resto was by Dave...

I only wish that was mine! the resto was by Dave Marble's he has lots more featured on the site. worth a look over if youre into the early enduro/dualsports. Ive had a bunch of XL80s last one was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,040
Posted By apex
thats a 1976 XL70 unless someone changed out the...

thats a 1976 XL70 unless someone changed out the tank and side panels. it looks to be in great shape. the '74s were metallic gold but basically the same bike. not much else changed. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,040
Posted By apex
I'd love to find a '74! when does it smoke the...

I'd love to find a '74! when does it smoke the most? when cold, hot, at idle, mid revs or high revs? that helps to know but without more specifics it could possibly be bad exhaust valve guide fit off...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By apex
nah.. '40 FORD with a nice assortment of bowties...

nah.. '40 FORD with a nice assortment of bowties for drivetrain. nice emoticon use there slabber. good for you!
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By apex
nah.. probably one of the same guys that allways...

nah.. probably one of the same guys that allways chime in with "buy a new bike" when someone asks for help on their beloved classic. BTW did you throw a charge on the new battery and try again?...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By apex
good stuff J117! dont suppose you would know how...

good stuff J117! dont suppose you would know how I might add a second identical battery to the system that I would use only for accessories and not for starting so to avoid running thick wires? could...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By apex
moronic & useless post above. could be a...

moronic & useless post above. could be a corroded battery cable, replace that and it might crank.
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By apex
hi J117, do you know how to break down the YUASA...

hi J117, do you know how to break down the YUASA part numbers? which space designates the physical size or does one? do you primarily deal with moto and automotive batteries or all types? thanks
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By apex
nice! Im curious, how well do those LEDs work...

nice! Im curious, how well do those LEDs work for you? how many do you think you would need to eliminate a traditional headlight all together? thanks
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By apex
I like to change the oil after the first heat...

I like to change the oil after the first heat cycle and again after 50 miles and again after 100 miles then as normal. I dont hold back anything after the first heat cycle. here a site that gets...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By apex
battery upgrade, want max AH & CCA that will fit

I have a YUASA YTX7L-BS http://www.yuasabatteries.com/battery.php?bID=B8&vID=3673 it has 6ah capacity and 100 cca Id like to replace it with another battery that is the same physical size but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,998
Posted By apex
I think youre confusing "Motard" with "Supermoto"...

I think youre confusing "Motard" with "Supermoto"

kinda like "DualPurpose" and "DualSport"
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
hi CS, the XL and NX chassis are not the same...

hi CS, the XL and NX chassis are not the same though, I dont have specs handy but the XL chassis geometry favors off road and NX favors on road. apples and oranges for the most part.

I took a look...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
I ran that 17 until I saw threads, actually until...

I ran that 17 until I saw threads, actually until I saw lots of threads LOL it was fun, it handled like crap but it was fun. I wont be replacing it on the NX but it would be nice to have a second set...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 231,207
Posted By apex
Rare XLR80R 800 produced for Japanese market...

Rare XLR80R
800 produced for Japanese market only
http://p1.bikepics.com/2007%5C06%5C25%5Cbikepics-943459-full.jpg

Custom XLR80S built because I didnt want to modify the original XLR80R above...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 34,293
Posted By apex
http://w4.bikepics.com/pics/2009%5C03%5C13%5Cbikep...

http://w4.bikepics.com/pics/2009%5C03%5C13%5Cbikepics-1598659-full.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
Long time no post.. Back when I...

Long time no post..


Back when I discovered that my XL250R rear rim was a direct interchange on the NX250 I only rode it a few miles and wasnt impressed with the way it handled, I think I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By apex
custom 80cc thumper w/cargo space

I havnt been on adv for a while.. just wanted to post up my little thumper Ive modded out adv style. it was originally a Honda XR80R that Ive added the dual purpose bits off of an XL80S.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,998
Posted By apex
according to Cycle World from Nov. 1988 the term...

according to Cycle World from Nov. 1988 the term started here

http://w4.bikepics.com/pics/2009%5C01%5C30%5Cbikepics-1555784-full.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 601,155
Posted By apex
heres a neat bridge ...

heres a neat bridge http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2008%5C08%5C21%5Cbikepics-1392924-full.jpg

http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2007%5C08%5C19%5Cbikepics-998400-full.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 248,902
Posted By apex
Ahhh... cool thread.. been meaning to add these...

Ahhh... cool thread.. been meaning to add these here for a while now. http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2008%5C08%5C08%5Cbikepics-1379433-full.jpg this one was a lil swifter and rocky than I expected!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 571,768
Posted By apex
'88 NX250 ...

'88 NX250
http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2009%5C05%5C07%5Cbikepics-1660443-full.jpg
@ The Track
http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2009%5C05%5C03%5Cbikepics-1656181-full.jpg
makin' a splash @ The Gap...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
no spares to speak of here bro, how'd that...

no spares to speak of here bro, how'd that happen? I dont know of any others that are interchangeable except those allready mentioned. JB weld is actually really good if the area is prepped well...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
ah hahhh.. ya know, its odd the factory manual...

ah hahhh.. ya know, its odd the factory manual doesnt list the tube sizes. thats what I get for leaving it upto the parts dept.. thanks, 5.25 seems big though. this one was big enough to fill inside...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 201,438
Posted By apex
man that is one sweet machine customerservice!...

man that is one sweet machine customerservice! nice photos and good work on that frame connector/guard too... the clutch is a little light duty on the NX250 for sure, I exploded the stock basket once...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,546
Posted By apex
dont have the exact answer but when in doubt...

dont have the exact answer but when in doubt allways err to the rich side on the dual carbed thumpers.. also seriously consider installing an O2 sensor for initial jetting, it will be much easier to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13,550
Views: 1,382,472
Posted By apex
nice 250R! ;-) ...

nice 250R! ;-) http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2007%5C08%5C27%5Cbikepics-1005115-full.jpg http://p1.bikepics.com/pics/2007%5C08%5C27%5Cbikepics-1005094-800.jpg I used an XR250R cooler, much...
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