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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2013, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Jeepthing47
The temp was read on the XRs only dip stick...

The temp was read on the XRs only dip stick thermometer while cruising 55-60 for 15-20 miles. The bike's temp drops off when I slow down hitting forest service roads etc. to around 250.

It does...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 84,525
Views: 9,821,289
Posted By Jeepthing47
Question about Dave's carb mods. Has anyone had...

Question about Dave's carb mods. Has anyone had to go to a 160 main jet versus 158 as specd out in the mods on 4stroke?

I'm running 14/48 sprockets, desmogged, desnorkeled, and stock exhaust with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Update on the 2008 Honda XR650L with the carb...

Update on the 2008 Honda XR650L with the carb mods and question.

Anyone have to go to a 160 main jet after they did Dave's carb mods vs the 158? think I'm too lean.

I'm running 14/48...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
The Honda XR650L is back together and running....

The Honda XR650L is back together and running. Rebuilding the carb and cleaning everything did the trick. Must have been dirt in there somewhere.

Left the new jets 55/158 installed and needle...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Got it running but not so good. Probably still...

Got it running but not so good. Probably still have some crud in the carb from the deep water event. The carb rebuild kit arrived and that is this weekend's project.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Need some advice and help. I'm a newbie to...

Need some advice and help. I'm a newbie to working on bikes.

After my deep water excursion I've still not gotten the Honda XR650L running. I got it running temporally after I got out of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/01/hy5unu2u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/01/hy5unu2u.jpg

Today I was retracing one of the Abbeville rides from earlier this year. The Peaceful Creek crossing was a breeze today. The puddle by that old rock...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
http://www.usdualsports.com/2012/07/2012-hooch-dua...

http://www.usdualsports.com/2012/07/2012-hooch-dual-sport.html

Here's the link.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Anyone planning on doing the Hooch Dual Sport...

Anyone planning on doing the Hooch Dual Sport ride the weekend of June 8/9 in Georgia? I'm signed up with a campsite reserved. Two days of riding over by Dalongega.

Gibbs
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 204,537
Posted By Jeepthing47
Got the files. Thanks! Hope to try some of the...

Got the files. Thanks! Hope to try some of the routes as early as next week.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 204,537
Posted By Jeepthing47
I would like to get the files for the Blue Ridge...

I would like to get the files for the Blue Ridge in Virginia. Heading up that way in a few weeks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
I might be up for some BBQ.

I might be up for some BBQ.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/01/ymu6y2eh.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/01/ymu6y2eh.jpg

Here's a photo of the 2008 Honda XR650L that a couple of you saw as stock before Christmas. I'm new to Hondas (bought this one December) but been...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Congrats too!

Congrats too!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Sorry for getting on the insurance question late....

Sorry for getting on the insurance question late. I pay $480 per year for the Xr 650 and BMW GSA with progressive. Been with them several years and several bikes and no claims this far.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Just finished several mods to my stock 2008...

Just finished several mods to my stock 2008 xr650l. My son and I put 14/48 new sprockets on the bike. De-smogged it. Put a Kouba lowering link (and shortened kick stand). Found a used Clarke Tank...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
March Moto Madness - Tellico Plains

Anyone ever go to this rally up in Tellico TN? I missed it last year because of work and looks like I'm going to miss it again this year (March 21-24, 2013). Looks like it would be a good time.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,149,357
Posted By Jeepthing47
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/30/a4eqahur.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/30/a4eqahur.jpg

Tetons
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 249,625
Posted By Jeepthing47
Yesterday was a lot of fun. The route and the...

Yesterday was a lot of fun. The route and the hotdogs in Abbeville were great as was the company.

Thanks for the invite!

Philip
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 28,598
Posted By Jeepthing47
Cool2 Rain and 40s - pick a different jacket or another layer

In my review this summer I hadn't yet encountered a lot of rain and cold with this jacket. Monday on the Cherohala Skyway in TN/NC changed that. Temps were in the 40s (41 to 49) and rain was...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 28,598
Posted By Jeepthing47
Cool2 6400 Miles on the Jacket this summer....

Just finished a 6400 mile trip (SC to Idaho via the Midwest. Idaho north to Glacier then back across ND and Lake Superior coming down through Michigan and back to SC) with this Jacket. Great fit and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,714
Posted By Jeepthing47
Cool2 Yes. My 2011 GSA used oil during break in too.

It is 2011 and it is still very much normal for the BMW GS to burn oil during break in. I took my 2011 on a 6400 mile trip this summer. When I started the bike had 3000 miles on it and I was...
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