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Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,964
Posted By big irish
Ok put the 44t rear on today and it worked...

Ok put the 44t rear on today and it worked beautifully:freaky. So now i have a 16t front and a 44t rear on it. It pulls top gear just fine still but is sooo much more relaxed feeling. I doubt you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,763
Views: 2,058,025
Posted By big irish
I was just about to say. To "gear up" is to go...

I was just about to say. To "gear up" is to go down a tooth on the rear and to gear down is to go up a tooth. And visa versa for the front sprocket. Also realize if you decide to go the front...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,144
Posted By big irish
yea ive been a honda guy most of my life but came...

yea ive been a honda guy most of my life but came across a good deal on a dr650 a couple years ago and have loved it. the motor is the smoothest big bore single ive been on. I really thought about...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,964
Posted By big irish
Got some more miles on her now and no problems....

Got some more miles on her now and no problems. Gave her to my dad to try to get him back into riding, he laid it over in the woods once and nothing broke off, guess thats a pretty good sign. I havde...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,964
Posted By big irish
Looks good! Congrats on the little thumper. I...

Looks good! Congrats on the little thumper. I have a qingqi 200 version with about 1700 trouble free miles now. All id realy suggest is to keep an eye out for loose bolts and such but overall I've...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,592
Posted By big irish
Hang on to that 500t! You may not have to do as...

Hang on to that 500t! You may not have to do as much as you think to it to get it running. so many times a good carburetor rebuilding(not nearly as complicated as it sounds), new plugs, wires, gas...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 36,056
Posted By big irish
Heck yea those little bikes are a blast and i am...

Heck yea those little bikes are a blast and i am stil amazed at the mileage they can get when cruising around 45mph. Have a little qingqi 200 i take out sometimes, last gas tnk was 99mpg!! Makes my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 95,471
Views: 17,948,831
Posted By big irish
Yea i've heard opening that aibox too much can...

Yea i've heard opening that aibox too much can really throw things off on the stock carb. Its designed to work as a vacume and needs X amount of intake air to work properly. From what i've been...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 109,680
Posted By big irish
So anybody out there riding the qingqi 200 or the...

So anybody out there riding the qingqi 200 or the qlink xp200? Seems to be a ton of people on the qlink XF200(motard version) out in cali. Just curious bout the luck yall are haveing with yours. Oh...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 95,471
Views: 17,948,831
Posted By big irish
any of you guys know of any aftermarket seats for...

any of you guys know of any aftermarket seats for the dr that maybe raise the seat height an inch or so. I feel a little cramped in the cockpit and thinkin some high bend mx bars maybe an inch riser...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 38,915
Posted By big irish
I just checked this thread out cause it was the...

I just checked this thread out cause it was the bike i drove to highschool when i turned 16. Damn that makes me all nostalgic. I think i weighd around 140lbs then and i would top out round...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 62,912
Posted By big irish
Hey bud, yea that used top happen to us just...

Hey bud, yea that used top happen to us just about daily when we were kids and wreaked the hell outta our bikes all the time. Just wedge the front wheel inbetween two sturdy fixed objects(trees are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,800
Posted By big irish
worked on a cruise ship as a massage therapist...

worked on a cruise ship as a massage therapist for a year, when my contract was up i went to rent a car in miami to drive home to richmond va and realized my liscence was expired, couldnt rent a car...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 109,680
Posted By big irish
Yea that lifan sounds like a pretty durable mill,...

Yea that lifan sounds like a pretty durable mill, I think the reason people have problems with em is cause they rev the piss outta them and you just cant rev a pushrod motor like that. Pushrod motors...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 95,471
Views: 17,948,831
Posted By big irish
Hey sagedrifter, you said the springs you got are...

Hey sagedrifter, you said the springs you got are a little stiff. About what do you weigh? Im around 210 but like firmer suspension and when I am off road a like to move fast. You think they'd be too...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 109,680
Posted By big irish
Yea i was blown away. I did the numbers a couple...

Yea i was blown away. I did the numbers a couple times to be sure, but like i said i was just putting along. Anything over 50mph on this little thing and the mileage takes a pretty good hit, shes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 109,680
Posted By big irish
My free Qinqi 200

Been reading all these post about the china made bikes. Alot of good points out there but seems to be very few with actual experience with one. I was a once skeptic myself and hd no intention of ever...
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