ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: XR650L_Dave
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Judging by the rust-of-death depends on what your...

Judging by the rust-of-death depends on what your splines look like...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I used to use zip-strip on gaskets, works...

I used to use zip-strip on gaskets, works sometimes.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
The gap is *annoying* but the Lpig will happily...

The gap is *annoying* but the Lpig will happily rev high in 1st or chug down low in 2nd to get the job done.

Makes me feel bad to do either though!

Throttle is a little touchy keeping it revved...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
You need a crawler gear...

You need a crawler gear...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 54,044
Posted By XR650L_Dave
And do the check with the minimum amount of...

And do the check with the minimum amount of electrics on... if it's marginal and out riding you blow out low beam, put it on high beam.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
The stuff just North of McLean, ugh, glad I was...

The stuff just North of McLean, ugh, glad I was south of it!

More lightning in a short period than I've seen in a long time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I'm getting closer to being able to come out and...

I'm getting closer to being able to come out and play... this weekend we bring son #1 to his new apartment where he is going to live for the rest of college (3 years). I *think* that's the last big...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
That friggen' rust makes me want to go save a...

That friggen' rust makes me want to go save a countershaft...

http://i442.photobucket.com/albums/qq146/spudrider/XR650L%20Chain%20Rollers/XR650LChainslipperroller007.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
You did a great job cleaning all the moly grease...

You did a great job cleaning all the moly grease off the sprocket splines before taking that pic... right? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
A little mild steel and it can go to 'a better...

A little mild steel and it can go to 'a better place' though!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8369/8545121229_1a9df3a3a4_z.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 54,044
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Just want to post up my bike with the 'full size'...

Just want to post up my bike with the 'full size' shorai sat in the garage for over a year (not too stressful for it, never goes below freezing, never over 75 in summer), no charging, tickled the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
If you have the needle with the clip, the jet-kit...

If you have the needle with the clip, the jet-kit needle, it usually doesn't play well with the keihin main jets.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Upstate NY ethanol, labeled as max 10%, but I ran...

Upstate NY ethanol, labeled as max 10%, but I ran 10% back in CT years ago, and this is definitely less. Maybe 5%?

I always run the bike with the fuel shut off until it stalls, that seems to empty...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Randomness... Snap-on used to have a huge...

Randomness...

Snap-on used to have a huge lead on anything else in sockets and wrenches, a lot of decently priced stuff comes pretty close for non-daily use...

Got laid off a year ago January,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Where the heck is all the snow? I barely have...

Where the heck is all the snow?
I barely have any bare ground...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I found if you cut the welds, pull the bolts, and...

I found if you cut the welds, pull the bolts, and slide out the whole insert it is too 'boomy'.

I pulled the whole thing out, and removed the inner pipe and all the other junk from the dished end...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
No one as far as I know has opened them further...

No one as far as I know has opened them further and further to find the point where it gets worse, not better.

The drill size used is what baja designs used to throw in a bag with a pair of keihin...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Yeah, lovely little surprise this morning, going...

Yeah, lovely little surprise this morning, going to be about 11F tonight too...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,525
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I'll take torque over HP when the terrain is...

I'll take torque over HP when the terrain is rough, I've made a few truly gnarly climbs look easy, never used a DRZ for traction but passed a few on the way up!
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,525
Posted By XR650L_Dave
It has to be at the crank, otherwise it would be...

It has to be at the crank, otherwise it would be different for every gear selected.

The primary ration comes from the gear on the crankshaft, and the gear on the clutch basket that it drives.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I'll have to delete a lot of data from my phone...

I'll have to delete a lot of data from my phone before I can even download the update, so I'm covered...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Did the switch on the bars hit anything, or get...

Did the switch on the bars hit anything, or get driven into the dirt?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Voltmeter on the battery while not running,...

Voltmeter on the battery while not running, idling, and rev-ving.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I got a chance to romp some of those canyon roads...

I got a chance to romp some of those canyon roads I used to drool over in old episodes of CHiPs a few years ago... amazing what a kia SUV rental can do.

I had a few hours, can't imagine how cool...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Hey, a guy at my new job has a DS, knows guys who...

Hey, a guy at my new job has a DS, knows guys who know trails and gravel pits a bit north of Ithaca...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
terrain looks tasty and it's a mere 2.5 hrs from...

terrain looks tasty and it's a mere 2.5 hrs from me... quite a hike for you folks from the no'th'n tribes (especially considering none ya have come down to cortland for a ride yet...).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Should be shallower on the other side of that...

Should be shallower on the other side of that small downstream 'dam'.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9,413
Views: 499,019
Posted By XR650L_Dave
98.6, to be technical. Or is that pedantic?

98.6, to be technical. Or is that pedantic?
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Oh, he is so M-F'in goofin...

Oh, he is so M-F'in goofin...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,947
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Yeah, those boots will do it to you...

Yeah, those boots will do it to you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Example: using a 140 series MT21 instead of a 120...

Example: using a 140 series MT21 instead of a 120 series MT21 is like going 1 or 2 teeth lower on the rear sprocket.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I could sit in the car with the bike on the...

I could sit in the car with the bike on the trailer for 3.5 hrs...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-29-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Crap, where were they holding that when I lived...

Crap, where were they holding that when I lived near cromwell in CT?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
What's more fun crossing an old railroad bridge...

What's more fun crossing an old railroad bridge riding between the rails?
Doing it on the tie stubs that stick out the side, of course!

OK, that was a pretty short bridge, and I did it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
But does the other side look better?

But does the other side look better?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Fixt

Fixt
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 85,272
Views: 10,046,430
Posted By XR650L_Dave
If you have the 'wrong' combination of sprockets...

If you have the 'wrong' combination of sprockets (or more likely number of links relative to the sprocket tooth count?), you will see that each sprocket tooth only sees either a 'wide' link (outer...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Then it'll be too easy. But I'll plan to come...

Then it'll be too easy. But I'll plan to come anyway.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
I'm up for the small bike loop on the big bike...

I'm up for the small bike loop on the big bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-03-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 193,133
Posted By XR650L_Dave
Looks like nice stuff. Maybe I'll manage to...

Looks like nice stuff.

Maybe I'll manage to get out next year...

On the seized engine, I bet ATF creeps better than almost anything, ATF plus acetone even better (Ed's Red minus one ingredient).
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015