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Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 295
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Posted By LandsVW
http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/3...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/39d3724fefed62335bbf1b4ee0e2abb0_zpsf86f7601.jpg

Rare sighting. sister stig - no helmet. North Pole Alaska, at the library to get free wifi. :) 45...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
The stig on her bike

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/fcbaf83c04211dcad58f21294726681f_zpse9717dfb.jpg

42 days doesn't seem like much...

I rode the frankenbike 100 miles this day and then the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
My sister the Stig

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/4db09a421f117762275c25cefa65907e_zpsc9d745ef.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
Our Alaskan Rat Bike fleet

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b2991c4d344151295c6cba89f9328075_zps27792895.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
My frankenbike needed some love

Raining, meh... Here's my Suzuki Honda again.

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/hondazuki2.jpg

Maybe the XRL will get outside. It's supposed to be sunny here on Saturday.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
The XRR has a wider sprocket - put it on...

The XRR has a wider sprocket - put it on backwards, it fits very nicely and keeps the chain aligned.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
Don't forget the XRR wider sprocket trick.

Don't forget the XRR wider sprocket trick.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
I had a guy offer to sell me an 1983 XL600 basket...

I had a guy offer to sell me an 1983 XL600 basket case this weekend. we are 'talking'. Would look purdy sitting next to the XRL!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
Actually, since my wife works in the sign...

Actually, since my wife works in the sign industry, I have had access to vinyl sheets in various colors and it does work quite well to cover those side panels. Look back a few pictures to the XR600...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
All thing being equal, condition and price etc.,...

All thing being equal, condition and price etc., the XR.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
Well, not as experienced as some of these guys,...

Well, not as experienced as some of these guys, but I have owned 2 of them. Never experienced kickback problems. Don't try and start with sandals on, or some ignorant footwear like that. I got rid of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
Thanks! I bought it that way, but I believe...

Thanks!

I bought it that way, but I believe the first owner had the tank and panels professionally painted. Very high quality anyway, and tho the tank is starting to have a few spots on it, still...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
this work? ...

this work?

http://honda-specs.com/tag/torque-specs-2/
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
on page 2 of my thread, here, are the right...

on page 2 of my thread, here, are the right torques for my (former) bike. the 87's and older.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=835547&page=2

thanks tho! I don't have the 86's any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b...

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/b788942a3730ba6dcf2a5a7c20118db2_zpsd66670dd.jpg

These are identical to ascerbis without the stencil. Probably coming out the back door of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 11:31 PM
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Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
Question Xrl tach

My 2003 xrl has a Honda brand lcd tachometer mounted above the headlight on the faring. It hasn't worked since I've owned the bike. It seems to have 1 wire going to the sparkplug wire and another...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
I ordered some acerbis knockoff chinese bark...

I ordered some acerbis knockoff chinese bark busters from eBay. I'll report back as to the quality. They look exactly the same without the stencil. And are 18$ vs 90$. Might even come out of the same...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
I stopped at a garage sale (wife made me) and...

I stopped at a garage sale (wife made me) and there was a 1975 CB360T frame sitting there, complete but without motor. I think it was 75$ but could have been 25$ or 35$. This was in the late 80's....
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
:clap I bought an almost new KD80 while I...

:clap

I bought an almost new KD80 while I was in the 10th grade. It was winter, I'd saved my $$ and paid 600$ for it. I rolled it into my bedroom and stared at it all winter long (lived in Alaska...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
agreed! 10K for a new KTM or 500-2000$ for an...

agreed! 10K for a new KTM or 500-2000$ for an older XRL or XR600?

it's a no brainer for a poor guy like me. Wouldn't be able to ride if the oldies weren't available. And, they do exactly what the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
Or this: ...

Or this:


http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisyphus

"...being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this action forever."
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
"I feel like Scott Summer in the dirt but I'm...

"I feel like Scott Summer in the dirt but I'm sure I look like a cracked out orangutan flailing around."

Love it! :clap

The older I get, the faster I used to go!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By LandsVW
Minivan engine wanted

Probably a Long shot, but am in need of an engine for a 2001 Chrysler or Dodge, Caravan or Voyager minivan. It's the 2.4 4 cylinder engine and as far as I can tell only 2001 will work. A wrecked or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
Here's one -saw this morning on CL

http://roseburg.craigslist.org/mcy/4681178755.html
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
Laugh Confucius says - "it is the rider that makes the...

Confucius says - "it is the rider that makes the bike that makes the rider"
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
I have one too! Not as pretty tho ...

I have one too! Not as pretty tho

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/c9ca45430a4915e276e92be020fb5620_zps1d8560d4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and...

Yes I tore down and removed the plastic and rubber parts. But one set had a slide stuck and I couldn't get all the parts out. The simple green didn't seem to affect those at all. There was a varnish...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
Boil the carbs in a simple green solution. No...

Boil the carbs in a simple green solution. No harm done yet cleans and frees stuck slides.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
Tomorrow I'm gonna ride the BRP with the LRB to...

Tomorrow I'm gonna ride the BRP with the LRB to work and earn me a little street cred, yo... :rofl

I've only ridden it about 15 miles so far, too busy and actually been too hot.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 78,682
Views: 8,623,675
Posted By LandsVW
[QUOTE=mcma111;25044893]Lake_Bueller, Your...

[QUOTE=mcma111;25044893]Lake_Bueller,

Your in the wrong neighborhood bub. Us XRL owners don't know how to kick start a Honda big single, we have this little red button to push to start our bikes....
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
New ride ready!

Back on the road! Tank remounted, sprocket on, all systems go! except - the small digital meter that is probably tachometer. Doesn't seem to work. Do they have a battery?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
For some reason, my older garmin that has no...

For some reason, my older garmin that has no battery would start to boot then shut down on the XR600. I only had a capacitor. Probably not steady enough current. This bike has the batt. Garmin...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,153
Posted By LandsVW
New bike, new issues

My 2002 xrl650


http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/dd0ca3b6889ab0263344b5102fbe14f0_zps05caac45.jpg


Its in pretty good shape actually!

Took the 5.8 Acerbis tank off, noticed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
Haha! 'like' :D

Haha! 'like' :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
Xl, xr?

Heres another XL I found branded as an XR. Seems like a good price

http://bend.craigslist.org/mcy/4634022945.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 291,943
Posted By LandsVW
If it's a legal title in your name with no liens...

If it's a legal title in your name with no liens against it,there should be absolutely no issues titling in state.No different than licensing an automobile.If he is titling in another state,they may...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13,561
Views: 1,384,684
Posted By LandsVW
I know on my XR600 someone had swapped the float...

I know on my XR600 someone had swapped the float bowls between the carbs - made it incredibly hard to start as the choke is part of the left carb bowl... Not sure if the XL is the same way.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10,921
Views: 1,546,863
Posted By LandsVW
Pretty close! This is actually south of Bend....

Pretty close! This is actually south of Bend. There is so much riding out there, it's ridiculous. I live on the west side of the Cascades so am used to crushed rock logging roads, not desert pumice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 291,943
Posted By LandsVW
Oregon title questions?

Ok, so now I'm having a little panic attack over my title. Maybe someone could help? (or make the issue even more confusing. Lol)
I bought a 1986 XR600R with a clean Montana title.
Titled it and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10,921
Views: 1,546,863
Posted By LandsVW
XR's are gone. Long live the XRL!

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u446/LandsVW/1f79d9511a3d83ba16a86ea324c76e19_zpsa8851a81.jpg

See my thread for more details ;)
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