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Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 07:20 PM
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Posted By phorensic
I tried retrofitting my Baja Designs headlight...

I tried retrofitting my Baja Designs headlight with an HID kit. I broke the plastic clip that holds the bulb into the headlight housing. IIRC, there is a standard car headlight assembly that will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 08:37 AM
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Posted By phorensic
Cool, thanks for all the info guys! My...

Cool, thanks for all the info guys! My streetbike did the same damn thing this morning! Maybe higher ethanol contents and all the moisture we have had recently got sucked up into my gas tanks? Oh...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 07:07 AM
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Posted By phorensic
I first thought the ignition should be running...

I first thought the ignition should be running solely off the stator when it starts. I couldn't explain why the bike wouldn't let me rev it for about 3 minutes even with heat billowing off the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 07:03 AM
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Posted By phorensic
Are you saying you fixed it by putting in more...

Are you saying you fixed it by putting in more "delay"? Or that you still have the issue?
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 09:39 PM
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Posted By phorensic
Thanks for the info!! Where have you adjusted...

Thanks for the info!! Where have you adjusted the accelerator pump to? Does it touch the lever at fully closed throttle? And can you remember how many turns out your pilot is?

I had a feeling I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 09:07 PM
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Posted By phorensic
Just put on a Mikuni TM40. Oh my god. This...

Just put on a Mikuni TM40. Oh my god. This carburetor fixes everything wrong with this bike. I have a quick tuning question.

When I first started my bike with the Mikuni it took a long time to...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By phorensic
Yes the front also seems to be cracking just on...

Yes the front also seems to be cracking just on the outside lugs. I've also been hard on the brakes around town, but I'm pretty sure I'm not squishing the contact patch that far on braking. It's...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By phorensic
One thing I've noticed so far on my bike and some...

One thing I've noticed so far on my bike and some others is that the knobs will tend to crack at the base from street use. I have an XR650R with some non-DOT knobbies and I've only done about 150...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 12:23 PM
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Posted By phorensic
That's a lot of gear packed on that pig. I kind...

That's a lot of gear packed on that pig. I kind of like what you got going on with that shelter/sleeping arrangement, though. Looks like you are going to have a lot of fun out in the desert.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21,642
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Posted By phorensic
For everyone who thinks my oil screens are...

For everyone who thinks my oil screens are clogged, I chose too thick of an oil (even though it's going to be 70-110F here for a while), and I shouldn't have needed to run the bike on the street to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 08:26 AM
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Posted By phorensic
WOT was achieved after 4 warm ups of the engine...

WOT was achieved after 4 warm ups of the engine and probably 10 full minutes of run time before getting on it. I doubt there was no oil in the engine. If you read my post you would see that I tried...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 01:11 PM
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Posted By phorensic
Thanks. After a little research I realized it...

Thanks. After a little research I realized it was only a $5 seal and looks easy to do. I thought it was going to be a nightmare.


It's over 100F here in SoCal, so per the manual I'm running...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 12:28 PM
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Posted By phorensic
Long time listener, first time caller. Just...

Long time listener, first time caller. Just picked up an XR650R a week ago after deciding to get a dual sport and doing weeks of research all over the web, including this great thread. I picked up...
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