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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:30 PM
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Posted By teledan
Thanks, it is in really good shape. The guy says...

Thanks, it is in really good shape. The guy says he only rides it a handful of times a year and it stays in his garage the rest of the time. I may wait a week or so and see what else comes up for...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8,275
Views: 1,620,119
Posted By teledan
Yes, about that. I asked him if he has ever...

Yes, about that. I asked him if he has ever pulled the bolt out and he kind of looked at me weird and said "No, I have never needed to". That concerned me a bit but it sounds like he has taken good...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,275
Views: 1,620,119
Posted By teledan
So as I mentioned before I am in the market for...

So as I mentioned before I am in the market for an xr400 and there is one here and I am wondering if it is worth it for the price. I was hoping to spend no more than 2k but this one is 2500 firm. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8,275
Views: 1,620,119
Posted By teledan
Wow katoom, I need to find a deal like that!

Wow katoom, I need to find a deal like that!
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8,275
Views: 1,620,119
Posted By teledan
Or is the XR400 named Dave? That's a great...

Or is the XR400 named Dave? That's a great looking bike ya got there Thumps.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 04:39 PM
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Views: 1,620,119
Posted By teledan
My XT is the only bike I have ridden off road...

My XT is the only bike I have ridden off road (it's also the newest bike I have ever owned) so I imagine the xr400 will seem like heaven :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8,275
Views: 1,620,119
Posted By teledan
Hey guys. My name is Dan and I currently ride an...

Hey guys. My name is Dan and I currently ride an old yam XT500 pretty much daily (my thread is here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524), but I decided I wanted to get a newer dirt...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Nice! I would love to get me a TT. Got any pics?

Nice! I would love to get me a TT. Got any pics?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Not much has changed with the bike, i've just...

Not much has changed with the bike, i've just been having fun with it as is. Took it up in the hills the other day:
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,562
Posted By teledan
I don't know how you do it man, everything you...

I don't know how you do it man, everything you touch turns out amazing.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
As Jeff Decker...

As Jeff Decker (http://jeffdeckerstudio.blogspot.com/2010/08/all-noteworthy-style-is-based-in-racing.html) says, "All noteworthy style is based in racing"
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
Valleyrider, did you derake the frame yourself? ...

Valleyrider, did you derake the frame yourself? What angle is it?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
That's the stock shock mounting on the frame. ...

That's the stock shock mounting on the frame. Looks like the swingarm may be a bit longer than stock but not much though. Here is my stock XT for comparison:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By teledan
Wow Osadabwa, looks like a fun time! Hope you...

Wow Osadabwa, looks like a fun time! Hope you get your XT up and running soon :)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Awesome story! Since owning the bike I have run...

Awesome story! Since owning the bike I have run into a number of people who have some sort of connection to an XT/TT500.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
I started the bike up so I could get a feel for...

I started the bike up so I could get a feel for what it will sound like, I think it is just about perfect sounding. Noticeably quieter than my old pipe :)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 167,149
Posted By teledan
Here are a few from this past Bonneville Vintage...

Here are a few from this past Bonneville Vintage GP:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Thank you! Hope it works well.

Thank you! Hope it works well.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Here's the muffler mocked up: ...

Here's the muffler mocked up:

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/21E9A3C6-2CF3-43F3-8774-68937FD1CE5D_zpsztqdxlpq.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Hey Brewil, I had them bore to .0035" clearance. ...

Hey Brewil, I had them bore to .0035" clearance. So far so good! I also ended up getting a new header/midpipe from Flow:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By teledan
Maybe try searching "XT500" instead of "XT 500"? ...

Maybe try searching "XT500" instead of "XT 500"? Here is my thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524&highlight=xt500

Or maybe check out the xt500.co forum.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
Thanks, i'll give it a shot.

Thanks, i'll give it a shot.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
Interesting, thanks. I couldn't get the bike to...

Interesting, thanks. I couldn't get the bike to run right with the 6DH3 needle and P8 jet (I even tried the 6DH3 needle with the Q5 jet and it still wasn't running well) so I put the Q5 and the 6FJ6...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 1,329,619
Posted By teledan
I saw that too. Definitely not a flat track bike...

I saw that too. Definitely not a flat track bike but it looks like fun.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
It's just a normal P8 needle jet. What do you...

It's just a normal P8 needle jet. What do you mean by cut down? I am going to try the bottom notch on the needle and see how she runs. I have to put the motor back in first though :) there is...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 1,329,619
Posted By teledan
Headlight :) Heres my Contribution, DJ...

Headlight :)


Heres my Contribution, DJ sent me this pic of him:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,957
Posted By teledan
I think the dunlop k180s are really hard to find...

I think the dunlop k180s are really hard to find nowadays, at least in the states. Goldentyre makes a flat track tread. You might also check out the Heidenau K34's
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
What position is the clip on your jet needle? I...

What position is the clip on your jet needle? I just put in the same needle and jet and had the clip in the middle notch but it was running pretty lean. I am going to try the bottom notch and see...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 270,706
Posted By teledan
Did the "Grub screw" repair on my XT500. This is...

Did the "Grub screw" repair on my XT500. This is where you drill and tap some holes in the Rocker box and use set (grub) screws to pin the rocker shafts in place because they start to rattle around...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
Awesome! I bought a pair of xs750 fork tubes and...

Awesome! I bought a pair of xs750 fork tubes and they are also 36mm so they should slide right in, I should be able to use a wheel from an xs650 and have everything bolt right up. We'll see though.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
I apologize if you mentioned it already but are...

I apologize if you mentioned it already but are you running the tt500 triple trees with those fork tubes?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
Man, I would have too. I usually check the...

Man, I would have too. I usually check the ksl.com classifieds at least once a day and there was a TT500 for $500 the other day and it was marked as Sold before I even saw it. Where did you end up...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 54,432
Posted By teledan
Was that the one on ksl.com?

Was that the one on ksl.com?
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,341
Posted By teledan
Bike looks mean! nice work.

Bike looks mean! nice work.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,978
Posted By teledan
Nice! I would love to get the dents out of my...

Nice! I would love to get the dents out of my tank and polish it up.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 806,875
Posted By teledan
Well, I wanted a bike to do a bunch of mods to...

Well, I wanted a bike to do a bunch of mods to and the 80 was just too cherry to molest so I sold it and decided to use the money on the 81. I am sure I could have gotten more out of it but I don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
I am on a SUPER tight budget with this bike so I...

I am on a SUPER tight budget with this bike so I don't think i'll be getting anything from vintage spoke :) I am thinking about this high pipe from Flow:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By teledan
Thanks! Yes, it is VERY loud. I am actually...

Thanks! Yes, it is VERY loud. I am actually thinking about running something else, maybe a high pipe with a Cone Eng. muffler. This pipe is just a bit too loud for the street. Anyone want to buy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 286,409
Posted By teledan
Nice looking bikes here! Here's my 1981 XT500: ...

Nice looking bikes here! Here's my 1981 XT500:

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss319/teledan/My%20XT500/FF97BB9A-4D81-46F2-96E5-DC3F837F48E7-7843-000017431737736E_zps0be194d1.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,978
Posted By teledan
Another XT500 owner here. I am liking the bike...

Another XT500 owner here. I am liking the bike man! Here's mine:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877524
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