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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Just had some back issues taken care of and it's...

Just had some back issues taken care of and it's a bitch... But like you said. If a guy knows how to start it 2 or 3 kicks your good. But when your working on it.. Have fun haha


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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Very cool that your close! I see you own some...

Very cool that your close! I see you own some 600's I'm thinking about swapping out my 550 motor and putting in a 600 so I can have a starter


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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 12:18 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
No way. Let's ride. Or come over and help me get...

No way. Let's ride. Or come over and help me get my damn bike working. Well I'm in Eau Claire for work this week and the weekend I'll be back out in stanley to test the wires and double check more...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Eek Dies when put in gear

Hey guys long time no talk. Busted the xt550 out and put a new coil and cdi box in it. Last year it took a crap.. But last year I ran into a weird problem and I still can't figure it out.. For 25...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 07:20 PM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Sharky.. It's been a while since I've been on and...

Sharky.. It's been a while since I've been on and i find myself wondering about the huskyXT. God damn did that turn out to be a really great looking bike. It's almost futuristic with a old school...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 12:48 PM
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Posted By jimmybeam
i turned that bottom idle mixture screw 2 1/2 out.

i turned that bottom idle mixture screw 2 1/2 out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 12:46 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Pissed well i did what you guys said... i only got it to...

well i did what you guys said... i only got it to start once... ill have to kick it 47 thousand times.. then it will spit sputter then slowly work its way to a idle... then it just died when i put...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 11:00 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/atazy2eh.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/atazy2eh.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/y8urysym.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 10:55 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/gave4e3u.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/gave4e3u.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/28/5y5ymysy.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Now so I'm understanding correctly, fuel air...

Now so I'm understanding correctly, fuel air would be the recessed screw on the bottom of the carb correct?
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 10:05 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Question Caaaaarbs

for the adjustment on the bottom of the primary carb, is that 1 -1/2 turn out?
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 09:43 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
been a while! but yea got them on, and now i...

been a while! but yea got them on, and now i gotta figure out the default settings for the carb and i am having a hard time figuring this out... i searched the threads and i didnt find anything,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 11:51 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Wink just got my carbs rebuilt, gonna see if i can get...

just got my carbs rebuilt, gonna see if i can get them put in, here in WI people are riding like crazy and im the only one who isnt i feel like! ill get some pics of the carb and me riding the XT...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 08:49 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
the profile looks sick! i want to convert my bike...

the profile looks sick! i want to convert my bike over to disk breaks, i just need to figure out what swingarm i can put on the back of my bike
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:38 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Sharky, your ingenuity has blown me away. leaving...

Sharky, your ingenuity has blown me away. leaving me sitting at the edge of the couch studying the pictures. unreal. cant wait to see this thing put together, you will have to send us a link to a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:19 AM
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Posted By jimmybeam
thanks, tell you the truth, this tire keeps me...

thanks, tell you the truth, this tire keeps me upright no matter how hard i ride it on the trails... but i wont go with this tire next time because it follows cracks in the road BAD, hard to ride on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 02:47 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y100/kiezer/DSC01...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y100/kiezer/DSC01020.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y100/kiezer/DSC01021.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 01:43 PM
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Posted By jimmybeam
what app do you use for your iphone? or is it...

what app do you use for your iphone? or is it built into the camera or something? still trying to figure out this iphone 4s
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 01:34 PM
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Posted By jimmybeam
Talking hahaha, love this hint, im sure people will catch...

hahaha, love this hint, im sure people will catch on hahaha
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 01:12 PM
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Posted By jimmybeam
send me a PM if there is any troubles

send me a PM if there is any troubles
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 01:09 PM
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Posted By jimmybeam
2 orders!

2 orders, one with link to my username and 41$ worth of ADV patch and Stickers! thanks
ride on!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 09:44 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Wink Yamalube carb dip

bought a gallon of this and All new parts to rebuild my carb, whats your opinion on Yamalubes Carb Cleaner solution???? wondering what some of you guys had luck doing? god i hate pulling the carbs on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 09:41 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Sharkey, your motor is amazing. wow, sand blasted...

Sharkey, your motor is amazing. wow, sand blasted then powder coated? how much did that set you back?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 10:53 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
my first guess would be CDI or the coil

my first guess would be CDI or the coil
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 10:24 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
does it have spark?

does it have spark?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 09:50 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
second that!

second that!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2012, 10:24 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
no kidding aye? i will have to look into that!...

no kidding aye? i will have to look into that! welcome back!
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 05:26 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Ok now the oil system is full of gas.... Wtf

Ok now the oil system is full of gas.... Wtf
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
CARB REBUILD anyone?

i know what the answer is gonna be... no there is no rebuild kit for the xt550. well maybe someone knows something i dont? im hoping?

bike stopped running. again after running it nice and hard for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 01:57 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
you had that made? do you have a mold or blue...

you had that made? do you have a mold or blue prints so others could have one made?
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 09:59 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Question there is a brass and aluminum foundry in town...

there is a brass and aluminum foundry in town here and they offered to come up with a mold for mine, which kinda surprised me but one of these days im gonna swing in and see if they will still do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 06:36 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
yea i see they are way better! mine is so dang...

yea i see they are way better! mine is so dang chinsy
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 05:21 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
i bought this EXACT tank and sent it back because...

i bought this EXACT tank and sent it back because it didnt fit, should have did a little research.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 05:18 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
yes i did actually! i had two cdis so i swapped...

yes i did actually! i had two cdis so i swapped the junky one out and it started running better, but not perfect. still iffy. so a buddy came out and said " jim i know how much you love this bike......
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 05:04 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
i would like to find a skid plate like yours

i would like to find a skid plate like yours
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 04:56 PM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Laugh Update!!!! hows everyone doin?

hey boys just wanted to drop in and see how everyone is doing, wondering what everyone is up to on their bikes how they are all looking? im sure a week ago you guys may have saw that BRAND new xt550...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 11:09 AM
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Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Coil

so i have boiled it down to the coil now, i had a spare cdi box laying around for that bike so i threw it on and cleared up all the hiccups spits and sputters, but for how long? who knows so ill...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
Question well tried the new CDI box and yes that was...

well tried the new CDI box and yes that was deffinitly a issue, cleared up that hiccup and spit sputter. and runs way better, BUT still when it warms up not as bad mind you... wants to idle down and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
thats what i was thinking catfish, but i didnt...

thats what i was thinking catfish, but i didnt want to get ahead of myself i actually have a extra CDI box!!!:freaky

so i think ill just throw that on and see what happens.. is there a specific...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 217,990
Posted By jimmybeam
looking for advise!

Hello fellow Xt550 owners.. looking for some advise... i let my bike sit for 8 months winterized it and put it away cause i took a vacation. filled the gas tank ect.. came back the thing ran great...
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