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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 07:43 PM
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Posted By juliandres
I'm looking at this one and I think it looks...

I'm looking at this one and I think it looks pretty decent, it comes with jets but what do you think? Worth it?
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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 07:38 PM
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Posted By juliandres
I took apart the carbs and cleaned them but I...

I took apart the carbs and cleaned them but I remember I wasn't able to remove the pilot jet for some reason so I think a rebuild kit is a safe bet that will most likely fix my problem... hopefully....
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Hey guys, I'm gonna buy a rebuild kit and hope...

Hey guys, I'm gonna buy a rebuild kit and hope that'll solve the problem of my bike not being able to idle once it warms up. My only question is if someone can confirm what type of carb comes stock...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By juliandres
Wow that is an incredible offer! I really...

Wow that is an incredible offer! I really appreciate you making such a nice gesture but unfortunately I'm all the way over in Tallahassee but if you were closer I would definitely take you up on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11,844
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Posted By juliandres
Still can't idle properly

So I sprayed the carb boot with carb cleaner while it was idling and the idle did not change at all. So I guess there is no tear in the carb boots. Could it be that the carb was not properly placed...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11,844
Views: 1,841,145
Posted By juliandres
I'll check this weekend, i'll remove the carb...

I'll check this weekend, i'll remove the carb boot and I guess if I can hold it up against a light and see through it then it must be that? If so, whats the best way to seal that?

If its the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,844
Views: 1,841,145
Posted By juliandres
Back with more issues

Hey everybody, a while back my bike wouldn't start and after replacing the spark, air filter, battery, and tearing down the carb I found that it just needed MORE gas and it started right up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 10:28 AM
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Posted By juliandres
No worries, it happens. I guess synch was the...

No worries, it happens. I guess synch was the wrong term I meant the tuning, I guess the "Turns out" of the idle screw .... Or is that the only thing that is adjustable?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By juliandres
(for the record I'm a male...) Anyway, I...

(for the record I'm a male...)

Anyway, I have an '04 model so that air filter is more like a foam pad and again I can maybe use an air compressor to "dry" it out and see if that affects it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 10:28 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Yeah, I've read that sometimes a slit in the carb...

Yeah, I've read that sometimes a slit in the carb boot can cause too much air to go inside and mess up the fuel:air ratio but again this problem happened overnight. So it can't be that ethanol or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By juliandres
I'll try again tomorrow when the battery is...

I'll try again tomorrow when the battery is charged up again :cry
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11,844
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Posted By juliandres
Hey, thanks for the reply. Earlier I...

Hey, thanks for the reply.

Earlier I drained the float bowl and gas came pouring out so there is definitely fuel in there. I have some seafoam that I'll add next time the battery is charged up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By juliandres
I know, I had full choke on at first then took...

I know, I had full choke on at first then took off all the choke and just let it idle for a minute. But everytime I tried to give it some gas the same thing, it would just die. I've done some...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By juliandres
Dies even after 2 minutes of warming up on full...

Dies even after 2 minutes of warming up on full choke. I literally walked away for a while and came back to give it some gas and died. And now the battery is drained.. again.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By juliandres
UPDATE: Ok so I tested the spark plug and...

UPDATE:

Ok so I tested the spark plug and the flames seemed somewhat weak so I bought a new plug for $4. replaced it, charged the battery (AGain) and a couple of tries later she started up!
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Ok, so I triple checked and there is definitely...

Ok, so I triple checked and there is definitely fuel in the tank. Could it be that the fuel is not making it to the carb? And the spark plug I guess I'll check now if that might be the problem. The...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11,844
Views: 1,841,145
Posted By juliandres
Ok, so since I communicate like shit I found a...

Ok, so since I communicate like shit I found a video showing exactly what happens to my bike when I try to start it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RetXjwuH6iM

In the beginning of the video is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By juliandres
The starter is turning, but it just doesn't seem...

The starter is turning, but it just doesn't seem to start.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Ok, so I charged the battery overnight still...

Ok, so I charged the battery overnight still trying to start but won't I used a different battery and same thing. So the battery is not the problem. Something else is not letting the bike start......
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By juliandres
I have a battery charger and yeah I am new to...

I have a battery charger and yeah I am new to working on bikes myself. sorry. The battery is charging now hopefully that solves it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Haha, no I know at LEAST that much! Definitely...

Haha, no I know at LEAST that much! Definitely not an expert when it comes to bike but I made sure the kickstand was up :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Yeah I was able to rev it in neutral but only for...

Yeah I was able to rev it in neutral but only for a little while and then it would stop idling and die out. It was acting like it would usually on a cold day but more drawn out.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 01:02 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Another day another problem

So last night I was going to ride my bike to campus to get some studying done and it was a bit cold ~ 55deg Farenheit. So the bike takes a little while to start, no worries. I pull the choke and let...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Yeah I saw the measurements on the manual but I...

Yeah I saw the measurements on the manual but I just eyeballed... :cry

never again, lesson learned! But... at least it was a good excuse to get my hands dirty :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By juliandres
So, I think I might have tightened the chain too...

So, I think I might have tightened the chain too much because I took off a notch on both sides (and measured both sides, they are ok) and the noise stopped. Whoops :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By juliandres
I measured with a ruler and the lengths checked...

I measured with a ruler and the lengths checked out. Do you know what that noise could be?
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,844
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Posted By juliandres
Weird sound?

Hey guys, so I checked my chain yesterday and there was excessive slack so i looked in the owner's manual and saw how to tighten it. I followed step by step, loosened the rear brake play, loosened...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11,844
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Posted By juliandres
Hmm, those images are a bit confusing to me......

Hmm, those images are a bit confusing to me... Here I finally took some pics to show you what I'm looking at. The grommet is there on both sides, but on both sides this is what is the case. The top...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:54 PM
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Views: 1,841,145
Posted By juliandres
Hey Tom thanks for replying so fast I really...

Hey Tom thanks for replying so fast I really appreciate your help!

Anyway, yeah so I checked the leak again when I leave the fuel valve "ON" when it's parked and the leak is coming from the bottom...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11,844
Views: 1,841,145
Posted By juliandres
The bike actually does leak when I leave the fuel...

The bike actually does leak when I leave the fuel valve "ON" while its parked. Is that because the tube isn't a "vacuum tube"?

And i'll try the vinegar trick first before that Clarke tank, it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By juliandres
You'd be surprised what some diet coke and...

You'd be surprised what some diet coke and aluminum foil can do for rust! Also, thanks for the diagram but I actually am referring to the small front fairings that are adjacent to the gas tank. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By juliandres
Thanks! I have used cider vinegar in the past and...

Thanks! I have used cider vinegar in the past and it worked great and was really cheap! Just wondering if after that I should apply a coat after that is done with.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By juliandres
Finally joined the ranks! Picked up an '04...

Finally joined the ranks!

Picked up an '04 xt 225 last Sunday and can not stop smiling when I ride it. Paid $1650 for it so I can't complain, only had 1400 miles. There are some cosmetic issues...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-28-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By juliandres
Thanks! Are you gonna be riding this weekend?

Thanks! Are you gonna be riding this weekend?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 419,375
Posted By juliandres
Hey! Been in tally for the last two years but...

Hey! Been in tally for the last two years but finally got the right bike for the trails. Picked up an '04 xt 225 this past Sunday. My roommate has an '05 KLR and we hit some dirt roads in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 1,071,746
Posted By juliandres
Finally caught up!

Wow, awesome thread. It took me about two months but I finally made it through the end. So many great pictures and I am hopefully in time!

I am currently thirdwheeling in Scotland with my dad and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9,292
Views: 1,369,010
Posted By juliandres
Hey guys, about to order a new rear tire for my...

Hey guys, about to order a new rear tire for my dr200. I have checked everywhere on my current rear tire but I cannot find the size... I am pretty sure it is the stock size, if thats the case what...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9,292
Views: 1,369,010
Posted By juliandres
Hey guys! Anyone know where I can get a...

Hey guys!

Anyone know where I can get a service manual for a 2003 dr 200? my dr200 didn't come with one and the seller is now ignoring my messages and calls when I ask for it:huh

So yeah if...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,272
Posted By juliandres
I hear ya, getting a dual sport was the only way...

I hear ya, getting a dual sport was the only way I could mentally compromise with my mom. Me justifying that I would use it for more offroad let her be at ease haha then I just convinced myself after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,272
Posted By juliandres
Seriously, I have never seen one in person but to...

Seriously, I have never seen one in person but to me they are perfect. Also in white ... too nice. I just got my first bike last mobth :raabia an '03 suzuki dr200. It has street tires but next...
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