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Forum: Vendors 04-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By JT
SOKz

Great sokz! Great service! Thank you Mark!
John
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
Cut a shim from an aluminum beer can. Has to be...

Cut a shim from an aluminum beer can. Has to be beer, not soda...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
I would disconnect the battery terminals, give it...

I would disconnect the battery terminals, give it a good full slow charge, let it sit for a day or two after charging then hook it up and try it again. If the battery is good, it should have no...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 1,666,904
Posted By JT
Be careful on Hwy 20, the terrain can be a...

Be careful on Hwy 20, the terrain can be a distraction.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3410/3499240843_14e7150163.jpg

The route thru Cadereyta was quiet on a cold wet day back in November, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
How about this. Can someone with a stock E...

How about this. Can someone with a stock E exhaust system measure the outside diameter of the head pipe at the joint?
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
My E-model came with a full Yoshimura exhaust...

My E-model came with a full Yoshimura exhaust that's way too loud. I found a Yosh factory "quiet insert" on ebay for $26 which may have knocked a db or two off, but it still gives me a headache.
...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,846
Posted By JT
I found the most useful combo was CWC's Copper...

I found the most useful combo was CWC's Copper Canyon overlay map over the E32. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=569570

Thanks again Charlie.
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 1,666,904
Posted By JT
The hammock I use is a Hennessy Explorer. At...

The hammock I use is a Hennessy Explorer. At home, I probably spend more time sleeping on my stomach than any other position. In the hammock I am comfy all night on my back or side. :hmmmmm
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 1,666,904
Posted By JT
Hammock camping in Mexico

Some times good trees are hard to find.

http://jrthompson.smugmug.com/Other/Wrong-Way/i-qjP2pbC/0/L/1210716729_110225_jt-090-L.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
Quote: ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kentnothstine http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
I've had a set of these on my XR650L for 35000...

I've had a set of these on my XR650L for 35000 miles and so many dirt crash tests I can't count 'em all. The pegs have held up great. For this price you can change them out if you bend or break them.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-04-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10,728
Views: 1,094,939
Posted By JT
2013 edition Lincoln NF MVUM here, ...

2013 edition Lincoln NF MVUM here,

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/lincoln/maps-pubs/?cid=STELPRDB5176616

I just emailed to myself, easy way to put it on my droid.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
The PO can apply for a lost title, you can not....

The PO can apply for a lost title, you can not. It would cost him $2 to apply for it.

http://txdmv.gov/motorists/buying-or-selling-a-vehicle/get-a-copy-of-your-title

John
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
Seatconcepts V.2

Just so everyone knows, Seatconcepts redesigned the KLX/DRZ seat to be a little narrower in front and wider in the middle. I just got mine put together a few days ago. I have not yet been able to...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 211,025
Posted By JT
Finally got my new KLX/DRZ400 v.2 seat installed....

Finally got my new KLX/DRZ400 v.2 seat installed. Great product! Thanks Seatconcepts! :clap

http://jrthompson.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-2n3mRpn/0/XL/20130817_074738-XL.jpg
Forum: Americas 08-17-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,846
Posted By JT
Diveradero Canyon overlook, hotel and train stop....

Diveradero Canyon overlook, hotel and train stop.

http://jrthompson.smugmug.com/Travel/Copper-Canyon-June-2013/i-NXJ8tGj/1/XL/CIMG0995-XL.jpg

There are about a dozen food stands in the vendor...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
110 will work with 15/48, but the wheel is pulled...

110 will work with 15/48, but the wheel is pulled up short. 112 links will let you stretch out the WB a little so the bike will be more stable at speed. I tried 110, but prefer the handling with 112....
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
This insert might help... ...

This insert might help...

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Yoshimura-Spark-Arrestor-Kit-Low-Volume-Insert-for-TRS-RS3-Exhaust-/00/s/NDUwWDYzMA==/z/0-0AAOxy7S5R~Fv1/$(KGrHqF,!rEFH5Ev8HlVBR+Fv1Wfiw~~60_3.JPG...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
factory pipes

My KLX400R had a full Yoshimura exhaust on it when I bought it. Like the kids say I'm too old, cuz it's too loud. I have a friend with a stock DRZS system and I see how I can mount it. My question is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
If this is like the "Flex Jet" I bought for the...

If this is like the "Flex Jet" I bought for the stock FCR39 on my KLX400R, then the problem is just the hole in the bowl, say that fast 5 times, is too small. The hole in the base of the carb itself...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 211,025
Posted By JT
Drz400 v2

Hi mxbundy, what happened to the Version 2 of the DRZ400 seat that I saw up on the website? Are they going to be available? I really liked the V2 shape.

John
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
Have you checked your petcock screen? Clogged...

Have you checked your petcock screen? Clogged jets and leaking float valves are most often caused by dirty fuel. Put an in-line filter in the fuel hose. Most people do not have any more trouble with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
Ha, should'a slimed it! :photog Sorry, I...

Ha, should'a slimed it! :photog


Sorry, I couldn't resist...

I carry one of those stands too. Used it several times. Sometimes it's difficult to find something to use as a stand and I don't...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-24-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,501
Posted By JT
It used to go through, but the last time I was...

It used to go through, but the last time I was there was November 2012. It does still show as legal on the MVUM.
Here's a track from the Nov. ride.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 842,409
Posted By JT
I keep a couple of spare valve core removal caps...

I keep a couple of spare valve core removal caps and valves in the patch kit. Twice I have had valves fail to seal after checking pressures.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
It is not 5 wt. It is 5w-40 full synthetic. It...

It is not 5 wt. It is 5w-40 full synthetic. It has been recommended by many on this forum and others.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
When I first got mine, it had an awful buzzing...

When I first got mine, it had an awful buzzing noise from the right rear of the motor only at high rpm. Turned out to be the washer under the cotter pin on the back side of the brake lever.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
I'll get a piece of tubing and check when I get...

I'll get a piece of tubing and check when I get home. I tried last night, but it had already warmed up too much so the noise had gotten much quieter. I'll be ready for it tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
Definitely not the auto-decompression, the noise...

Definitely not the auto-decompression, the noise goes away when the motor warms up. Plus, the exhaust valves have never needed or been adjusted.

I have noticed for a while now that the oil all...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
The noise I am hearing is only when the engine is...

The noise I am hearing is only when the engine is cold, not necessarily cold outside temps. When I started it last night, it was probably 85 degrees outside, and it rattled until the engine was hot,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
Actually, I had been running Rotella dino 15-40...

Actually, I had been running Rotella dino 15-40 until a few months back when I switched it to T6, 5-40 synthetic. Is that what caused it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
Hi gang, a few months back, I think it was Steve...

Hi gang, a few months back, I think it was Steve who posted something about a loose rattling sound that could be coming from the oil pump check valve. My L is rattling from the lower right side...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
Here's a slightly fuzzy pic of the only sticker...

Here's a slightly fuzzy pic of the only sticker under my left side panel, hope it helps.

http://jrthompson.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-4HVd2hx/0/XL/CIMG0866-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
Mine is a 2002 and I have factory plastics. I'll...

Mine is a 2002 and I have factory plastics. I'll get pictures after work if the stickers haven't fallen off...

JT
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 70,487
Views: 7,047,124
Posted By JT
My XRL always shifted stiff and notchy and was...

My XRL always shifted stiff and notchy and was almost impossible to find neutral no matter how the cable was adjusted. It seemed a little better on fresh oil, but not much. The only way to find...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10,728
Views: 1,094,939
Posted By JT
Freeware called "Treesize" will add option to...

Freeware called "Treesize" will add option to rightclick menu and show you all folder sizes so you can see what's taking up all the space. Be sure to turn on the option to see hidden files in "folder...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
Thank you for this link. Great info on that page....

Thank you for this link. Great info on that page.

JT
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22,726
Views: 3,686,446
Posted By JT
KLX Project

Hi Guys, I am reassembling a basket case KLX-400R and wanted to log the current jetting before running the bike. I am a little confused as this is the first time I have had a FCR open.

This one is...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 1,666,904
Posted By JT
Thank you Bob, I needed that!

Thank you Bob, I needed that!
Forum: Americas 02-24-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22,518
Views: 1,666,904
Posted By JT
Yo' all fucking nuts for riding routes with a lot...

Yo' all fucking nuts for riding routes with a lot of sand, packed liked that, and claimin' its fun...

edit:
excuse me, I got a few PMs from some one on this thread that I didn't exactly know how...
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