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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2015, 05:13 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
:thumb Is that first one the Platte ?

:thumb


Is that first one the Platte ?
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 81,885
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Posted By JWhitmore44
You should be able to get a rebuild kit, there's...

You should be able to get a rebuild kit, there's not much to them. But it could be your disc getting glazed, sometimes scuffing the disk up and taking the glaze off helps. The other thing is that...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 124,995
Posted By JWhitmore44
Nice, don't see too many standards.

Nice, don't see too many standards.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
What elevation are you at now? My home elevation...

What elevation are you at now? My home elevation is around 3500. When I head for Colorado I don't change my jets. I'm running 155 main and 52 pilot with the snorkel removed, uni filter, and Q4. It...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2015, 06:45 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Nice pic's jtb, and they say Kansas is flat :huh...

Nice pic's jtb, and they say Kansas is flat :huh :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Are you talking true Colorado single track or atv...

Are you talking true Colorado single track or atv trails? The 650 works well on the fire roads and dirt roads but it may end up being a bit tall for single track if you need to get a foot down. The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Is the right fork seal leaking or is the boot...

Is the right fork seal leaking or is the boot just minus dirt there? Also like Redhawk1 stated check the counter shaft for spline wear and lube it with some Moly 60. Consider an XRR counter shaft...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 81,885
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Posted By JWhitmore44
I couldn't figure out what it said on the tank,...

I couldn't figure out what it said on the tank, thought maybe it was CRF. You're probably right, not an XRL. Being a motorcycle courier in the back country sounds like a lot of fun, till the rainy...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:54 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
That looks like an XRL to me. <iframe...

That looks like an XRL to me.

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/101424184" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" width="500" frameborder="0" height="281"></iframe>...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 08:16 AM
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Views: 124,995
Posted By JWhitmore44
Does this help ? ...

Does this help ?

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x266/jwhitmore44/tech/gl1200%20fork%20drain.jpg (http://s186.photobucket.com/user/jwhitmore44/media/tech/gl1200%20fork%20drain.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-12-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Or the idle jet is plugged. Might be time to pull...

Or the idle jet is plugged. Might be time to pull the carb apart and see what you have in there for jets and give it a good cleaning. Other XR250 owners could probably tell the ball park for the jet...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 07:13 AM
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Views: 124,995
Posted By JWhitmore44
I ran 40 in front 42 in the rear and I mostly...

I ran 40 in front 42 in the rear and I mostly ride 1 up.
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 05:45 PM
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Views: 124,995
Posted By JWhitmore44
I liked how the spitfires handled but I read...

I liked how the spitfires handled but I read where someone had some issues with the tread splitting on the rear so keep an eye on it. I didn't have any problems with the spitfires.

The windshield...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 08:30 AM
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Views: 124,995
Posted By JWhitmore44
They are great road bikes for being 30 years old...

They are great road bikes for being 30 years old :evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 08:30 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
As good of place as any to start :) ...

As good of place as any to start :)

Personally I would still get rid of the 3 yellow wire stator connection. Even with the dielectric grease that plug can get hot and melt. Make sure that the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Merry Christmas folks!:freaky

Merry Christmas folks!:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Lets hope the well engineered XRL counter shaft...

Lets hope the well engineered XRL counter shaft sprocket didn’t strip the counter shaft teeth. How many miles do you have on your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Do you have a good source for run flats that fit...

Do you have a good source for run flats that fit the stock XRL wheel? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
I'm not sure what the 3rd wire on that relay is...

I'm not sure what the 3rd wire on that relay is meant to do and I don't know if that would cause issues. My guess it is just to ground the case. It also looks like it takes a hair more load to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
When you say you can't get them to work do you...

When you say you can't get them to work do you mean you cant get them to light or that they wont flash?

With the wires going to the dash disconnected and the old mechanical type flasher both...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Check your connectors specially the grounds. A...

Check your connectors specially the grounds. A ground problem may also make the lights look dimmer than they normally are. Are the wires going to the indicator light in the dash connected? The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 624,748
Posted By JWhitmore44
Good looking dog there. Dogs on the plains? ...

Good looking dog there.

Dogs on the plains? :D

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x266/jwhitmore44/pets/294195_2440566741087_1459358105_3689767_1606006564_n.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
We don't need no stinking trees :lol3 ...

We don't need no stinking trees :lol3


They are on the other border - Kansas Colorado line

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x266/jwhitmore44/Back%20roads/ChaffeevsWhipple2.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Nice bump, this thread got kind of quite :) ...

Nice bump, this thread got kind of quite :)


On the border, well Kansas Nebraska border :D

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x266/jwhitmore44/Back%20roads/KansasNebraskaline.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
It's not quite as easy with google+ as it is with...

It's not quite as easy with google+ as it is with something like photobucket. But you can do a right click on the image and select copy image url. Then when you are editing your message click on the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
They did this with automotive carbs back in the...

They did this with automotive carbs back in the late 70's. The idea is they are supposed to be set from the factory and that you are not supposed to mess with them (yea right). under that brass cap...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
If you got the correct relay for LED signals then...

If you got the correct relay for LED signals then you probably wont need the resistors. You will need to disconnect the wires going to the turn signal indicator in the dash, or add the diodes.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
I would agree that if you are getting spark at...

I would agree that if you are getting spark at the plug then your electrics (CDI, kill switch, and safeties) are ok. I assume the spark was a nice bright blue? I'm thinking along the same lines as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Yes Please !! Not sure about the DCT, a 6...

Yes Please !!

Not sure about the DCT, a 6 speed would be nice or at least make 5th an overdrive.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:53 AM
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Views: 124,995
Posted By JWhitmore44
Couple of great looking classic wings :thumb

Couple of great looking classic wings :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 01:49 PM
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Views: 12,333
Posted By JWhitmore44
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 01:44 PM
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Views: 12,333
Posted By JWhitmore44
When you are veiwing your picture in photobucket...

When you are veiwing your picture in photobucket just click on the link in the box labeled IMG. Once you click on the picture it will load the link into the buffer on your pc then all you have to do...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,333
Posted By JWhitmore44
Sorry for your loss of a good friend. What an...

Sorry for your loss of a good friend. What an awesome dedication. Subscribed
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Here's a pretty decent timeline...

Here's a pretty decent timeline http://www.goldwingfacts.com/goldwinghistory.htm

My 84 is almost to 100k and I wouldn't be afraid to go anywhere with it. Maintenance is simple and a lot less than...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
It doesn't unless you are pushing a bunch of oil...

It doesn't unless you are pushing a bunch of oil out the crankcase vent and over oiling the air cleaner. But it should reduce oil usage and keep you air cleaner box less oily.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
I would start with Steve's recommendation but...

I would start with Steve's recommendation but maybe start with a 52 pilot



The CV carb is pretty forgiving at the altitudes you will be riding. Mine has giving me no problems going up Rollins...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 09:37 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
No, not there anyways, I'm not sure how deep it...

No, not there anyways, I'm not sure how deep it is there and it smells :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 09:33 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Fall colors

Did we do fall colors yet this year? :D It was a great day for a ride.

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x266/jwhitmore44/fall%20colors/04cd2b8d-ca5d-4387-ad74-99feba8a5464.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 81,885
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Posted By JWhitmore44
It says it replaces the light in the CRFX fender....

It says it replaces the light in the CRFX fender. The CRF450R does not have a light so you would want the CRF450X fender.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 81,885
Views: 9,178,133
Posted By JWhitmore44
Front or rear? If you are talking the front then...

Front or rear? If you are talking the front then you will have to either space it down or reroute the wiring harness that runs between the triple and the fender. The front fender from a CRF230L has...
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