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Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 03:36 AM
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Posted By Barron
They are awesome and work very well. I recommend...

They are awesome and work very well. I recommend putting dyna beads into the tire to balance them though. I rode them with low PSI in sand and mud and dirt with no tire slippage and I ran them with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Barron
Hey man if you are going to replace the shaft you...

Hey man if you are going to replace the shaft you might want to get an XR600 shaft so if you ever have an inkling to install a kick starter the hard part is done, that way you can reassemble the OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Barron
If you are going to get a new shaft, you might...

If you are going to get a new shaft, you might want to get an xr600 shaft. That way if you ever have an inkling to put a kick starter on there the hard part is done.

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Barron
There have been a few other changes than just the...

There have been a few other changes than just the color, but they are small. I'm not sure what years these went into affect, but the ones I know of are

The Zert fittings on the suspension dog...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:31 AM
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Posted By Barron
Treat- Never- Keep- Keep. :deal -Barron

Treat- Never- Keep- Keep. :deal

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:21 AM
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Posted By Barron
My guess is because if you have too many wraps...

My guess is because if you have too many wraps the vapor will sense the spark pulse twice. When I put my vapor on I started with ten wraps and it was sensing each pulse twice, so I went to five and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Barron
Long time no see! :freaky

Long time no see! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Barron
I don't have an air compressor so to prime the...

I don't have an air compressor so to prime the pump I cut the valve stem off of a bicycle tube pushed it into the flex hose after removing it from the head. I hooked up a bike pump to the valve and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Barron
For just over a year before I left the states I...

For just over a year before I left the states I commuted around 500mile round trip on the weekends to see my family and never had any issues with the tires acting crazy because of the rim locks that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Barron
All I did to get them in the tubes was remove the...

All I did to get them in the tubes was remove the valve then attach the little bottle they come in with the tube it comes with to the valve stem. Then I put the side of my engraver on the valve stem...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Barron
Have you ever looked into Tubliss? It's a pretty...

Have you ever looked into Tubliss? It's a pretty cool system that lets you air down the tire to almost nothing and the tire won't move. Dyna beads work great with them for balancing.

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Barron
+1. I got mine to put on a new stator cover...

+1. I got mine to put on a new stator cover because my old one had a hole from the shifter. I took off the paint on the stator cover that would be covered by the reinforcement, sanded the back of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Barron
This helped me out, I just checked it and it...

This helped me out, I just checked it and it looks like the pics are gone but that might just be because I'm at work. The write is still pretty good though.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Barron
+1, I've had the same experience. Not just that...

+1, I've had the same experience. Not just that but after using the Clarke in the heat for a season the capacity increased on mine by a little.

I'd be wary about putting anything in the fuel tank...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Barron
So what I did was close to what you are...

So what I did was close to what you are describing. When I put a K&N filter onto my carb I also moved all of the electronics to the airbox and removed the battery box. I sealed up the airbox and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Barron
:lol3 Me too! You're a lucky man Sycklemotor! ...

:lol3 Me too! You're a lucky man Sycklemotor! :freaky

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Barron
Have you tried checking Craigs list for stuff in...

Have you tried checking Craigs list for stuff in the area? Cycle trader is a good source too.

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Barron
Those brackets look great, I like your idea of...

Those brackets look great, I like your idea of having the brackets give before the light, especially if it's easy to make more. The thing I noticed in the shot here (sorry, I had to quote it :D) is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Barron
I looked on google and it looks like the part...

I looked on google and it looks like the part number C1554A(the green one) is a CDI for an NX650. The information was from a forum though, so it may not be correct.

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 02:06 AM
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Posted By Barron
Yeah man, the weight is what has always turned me...

Yeah man, the weight is what has always turned me off to them. I like the way they look and if you drop your bike 100 times and mess one up they are cheap to replace. I guess it comes down to the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Barron
I've seen a few bikes around my house with set...

I've seen a few bikes around my house with set ups kinda like that, the only addition they have is another bar around the outside of the lights and some chicken wire/screen in front of them for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Barron
You're welcome :D Stuff moves fast around...

You're welcome :D

Stuff moves fast around here, I didn't want to miss out. I went back and fixed it for you though :freaky

NOT! :lol3

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 07:12 PM
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Posted By Barron
I'll take the tool bag, clutch cable, choke cable...

I'll take the tool bag, clutch cable, choke cable and the exhaust flanges!

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 03:58 AM
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Posted By Barron
Kick Starting

When I kick start the 650L what is a good procedure for it? I thought I had it down, but this morning the thing kicked my butt. I got it going but I'm really not sure exactly what I should be...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 12:58 AM
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Posted By Barron
I liked the Vapor a lot. The only issue I had...

I liked the Vapor a lot. The only issue I had with it was when the thing just up and died. Then I got another one. The only reason I don't still have one is because i had to return the bike to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 01:44 AM
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Posted By Barron
Here are a few. Here it is naked... ...

Here are a few.

Here it is naked...

http://i859.photobucket.com/albums/ab155/Barronvoncharron/IMG_0204.jpg (http://s859.photobucket.com/user/Barronvoncharron/media/IMG_0204.jpg.html)

Right...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Barron
I can tell you that I made side plates and got a...

I can tell you that I made side plates and got a top plate for my trail tech light. It was a nasty rats nest back there and unless you make plates or figure another way to cover it it will look bad....
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Barron
Merry Christmas to all you men who ride pigs!...

Merry Christmas to all you men who ride pigs! :freaky

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:52 AM
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Posted By Barron
HELL YEAH! BEER MONEY!!!!! :freaky Glad...

HELL YEAH! BEER MONEY!!!!! :freaky

Glad it worked out, and thanks again for what you and your brothers do over in the sand box. I like my air conditioning on the ship too much to do what you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Barron
Are those rockers hard faced? -Barron

Are those rockers hard faced?

-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Barron
What about a blown chain, center of gravity got...

What about a blown chain, center of gravity got too low or a broken powerband?


:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Barron
Your clutch cable might be too tight or could...

Your clutch cable might be too tight or could have gotten kinked. Since you have it at home try pulling the clutch lever and see if the clutch arm is moving as far back as it should..... if you are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 01:28 AM
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Posted By Barron
:lol3 :freaky

:lol3 :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Barron
:lol3 Yeah I liked having the back of it open...

:lol3 Yeah I liked having the back of it open like that without the turn signals. It wasn't exactly legal though..... It's kind of the same bike in all the pics. When the frame goes red it's not...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Barron
Do you know how to soldier? See if you can find...

Do you know how to soldier? See if you can find someone who does if you don't. That is an easy fix, but RIGHT NOW I would go slather those wires in dielectric grease to slow down corrosion. Then...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Barron
:D No problem, I like showing off piggy This...

:D No problem, I like showing off piggy

This is a few pics of my bike going through what I have done to it....

By the way I forgot to add that I really like the trail tech race light with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Barron
Tubless, I ran them for years with dyna beads to...

Tubless, I ran them for years with dyna beads to balance them. Highway speed, offroad, dirt and around town on asphalt. I never had an issue until they were about 5 years old and started losing air...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Barron
:roflYou an a$$hole?:rofl Don't ever worry about...

:roflYou an a$$hole?:rofl Don't ever worry about what an officer says :deal The only way I think someone could call you an a$$hole would be if they said you were the kind of a$$hole that $hits...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Barron
Here's a little something that I use.... ...

Here's a little something that I use....

http://pictutorials.com/electric_power_formula_chart.gif


-Barron
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Barron
No, but I can tell you from experience with a LOT...

No, but I can tell you from experience with a LOT of different turn signals that one of the best combinations for visibility IMO is the OEM signal with an LED bulb replacement. They are bright and...
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