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Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 09:26 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Thumb Your valves sound like they are perfect and the...

Your valves sound like they are perfect and the kicker does get a little softer when the engine is hot which unfortunately makes it harder to figure out when your'e at the right spot to giver her a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 09:17 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
I am not sure what condition your tank is in but...

I am not sure what condition your tank is in but I found out that mine had some small rust/flaking inside (way down where it was hard to see) so it just kept sending "small" particles through the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 08:32 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Hey Pete, If you have a California Carb, there...

Hey Pete,
If you have a California Carb, there is a couple of great photos back on page 163 from cynicwanderer which show what ports should be open or plugged. Hope that helps. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 01:42 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Thumb What I did to soften the blow on a kickback

[QUOTE=Moparmanpete;20012729]Thanks Zombie-Stomp

I was hoping to find something a little easier on my foot than the steel rod. I'll just stick with heavy soled boots.



+1 on not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2011, 03:30 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
I just saw a cam on ebay for $82

Item # 310358214430 if anybody needs one.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 10:08 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Try searching for Ebay item # 230629489239 for...

Try searching for Ebay item # 230629489239 for the rear fender. That seller also sells the new side covers and front fender to match so just go to their store to check them out. You can also find all...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2011, 02:48 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
From 85-87 it is 18mm or .71in

From 85-87 it is 18mm or .71in
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2010, 07:59 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
According to my Honda repair manual, primary...

According to my Honda repair manual, primary #118, secondary #115, slow #62. I have an 87' Ca model, all stock, and at sea level and I changed to 120, 118, & 65 respectively. I have been very pleased...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2010, 10:18 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
One side of my 87' is also broken so I went ahead...

One side of my 87' is also broken so I went ahead and tightened on a slightly longer screw with as large of a washer and nut as I could fit into that area. This acts as a "clamp" between the two...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2010, 09:51 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
It sounds like you have already removed your...

It sounds like you have already removed your caliper from the brake line but one option is to just reconnect it, bleed the system, and squeeze the master cylinder to push them out. It may also be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2010, 02:09 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
CDI on ebay

I believe you have the single connector on your CDI unit? If so, I did see a used one on ebay for less than $60 out the door. It is item # 390141002061. If you want a new one, there is item...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 10:07 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
What to plug on the CA carb

I found this link helpful since it shows what to plug if you remove all of the hoses.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=12815310#post12815310
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 12:11 AM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
I would start with the cheapest steps by making...

I would start with the cheapest steps by making sure your fuel is clean (no rust or water contamination which may have gotten into the carbs). Also check your spark plug to make sure it is brown and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 04:45 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
I replaced the shifter seal (and a few other...

I replaced the shifter seal (and a few other ones) by carefully prying off the old one with a small flathead and/or a small metal pick starting from the shifter side (inner side prying out. :norton ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 04:35 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Air cutoff diaphram

I got a new air cutoff diaphram from here: http://www.siriusconinc.com/search_result.php?make=1&model=&part=3&partno=&search=search&x=39&y=10

but I cant remember the part # I want to say it was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 02:27 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Wink Starting issues

mpenalver:
Some of the cheaper initial tests that I did were:
Run some fuel out of the tank into a glass to make sure it is not too old. It may look yellow, gummy or have particles coming from an...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2010, 01:57 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
I had a similar spongy feel on my 87 XL600 front...

I had a similar spongy feel on my 87 XL600 front brakes and I roughed them up and bled my cylinder to no avail. Later, I ended up replacing the pads (got them on ebay for about $10) and I noticed a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2010, 09:21 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Thumb Heli Coil

Yep,
I stripped one of these a few months ago and used a Perma Coil 1221-306 kit (M6 x 1) for about $20 which gives you 12 coils for any other ones that need to be repaired as well. It is a very...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2010, 08:17 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Carb boot from an 86 XL600R

I saw another boot item #320273089384 at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2010, 11:27 PM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
XL600R Jet Configurations

I am going to go from a #62 slow jet (stock), 122 main (was 118 stock), & 118 secondary (stock) to a #65, 122, 120 setup to see if I can get rid of the low end sluggishness and help the transition to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 11:35 AM
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Posted By bnjgriffin
Carb Jets

I looked at https://www.zanottimotor.com/shopping/pLookUp.php and the part # 99103-MG3-0680 (the #68 pilot jet) came up for about $9 plus s&h. Usually it will not find the part if it has been...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 58,403
Posted By bnjgriffin
Thank you Jack for your rack and how I painted my engine

Hi Jack, I wanted to thank you for selling me your old rack since it looks great on my 87 XL600R. I wanted to let everyone know that I used Dupli Color Red Caliper Paint (in the can, not the spray)...
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