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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 79,066
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Posted By Fingers
Fork oil level question

Do I measure the oil (130 mm rec by RaceTech) with the spring out?
Thanks for the tip....
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Fork install, where/ how does the Oil Lock go in

Guys need help with my fork re-assembly, post Gold Valve install, the part labeled Oil Lock, part number 015 in this 1993 diagram, seems like it goes on top of the fork pipe:...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Mcma111 question.....

Steve, I saw over in the XR600 thread a couple months ago you stated that the 15mm axle will thread into the 17 mm XR forks, can you confirm this? Any issue with the clamp side? I'm wanting to swap...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Steve (mcma111) question for you...

...cuz if anyone, you might know. I'm trying to find alternatives for out of production engine parts for my XL600 (1988 RM euro version, but similar to US 87 XL 600R). Specifically wondering if pulse...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 379,258
Posted By Fingers
Got my '95 shock in the mail today, its in great...

Got my '95 shock in the mail today, its in great shape and I think I'm going to use it without the RaceTech rebuild for a short while and see how it goes. I've got access to some nitrogen at work,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Could anyone with a service manual advise me of...

Could anyone with a service manual advise me of the stock min rear spring length service limit? Very much appreciate!
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 379,258
Posted By Fingers
I got lucky, this popped up on ebay today: ...

I got lucky, this popped up on ebay today:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251693008226?_trksid=p2060778.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Now it's of to racetech for the rebuild/revalve.
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Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 379,258
Posted By Fingers
On the Honda dual carb bikes the airbox/battery...

On the Honda dual carb bikes the airbox/battery box surrounds the top of the shock so there is no room for a piggyback style. When Honda went to single carbs they offset the top shock mount to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 379,258
Posted By Fingers
Thanks Mike, did you use the 650 spring, and how...

Thanks Mike, did you use the 650 spring, and how did that work out for you? If the L shock fit I should be good, I'd use the same if I could but a piggyback res wont fit on a pre 1989 600 that's why...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 379,258
Posted By Fingers
Shock length

Can anyone help me with an eye to eye shock length for the 250 r shock, 1990-1995? I'm looking for a replacement for my XL 600 RM, the 250 remote res shock has the same mounts but I need a length...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Dread, Yes found this one on ebay.de but I'm...

Dread,
Yes found this one on ebay.de but I'm worried about the condition given the picture. You'd think he would clean it before posting? Been looking on eBay.it and ebay.co.uk as well, have found 2...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Thanks I'll take look and see if it will fit,...

Thanks I'll take look and see if it will fit, would be fantastic if it does!
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Still no luck finding plastics for the RM, this...

Still no luck finding plastics for the RM, this is a pic of the rear fender, it has 4 attachment bolts, 2 per side, that mount it to the frame. From the parts diagram the XLR fender has only 2 bolts....
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Newer XR type front brake.

My front brake caliper needs a rebuild, was wondering if a newer style caliper/pads off a XR650L will bolt on to the XL caliper bracket, the rotor is 256mm on both bikes, the XR caliper looks to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Steve thanks, going to go ahead and order them, I...

Steve thanks, going to go ahead and order them, I have a Sutton cooler on the way so if I have to route/cut the upper metal hoses a bit I think should be fine. You got any XLR parts you need to move?...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Dread, thanks, been searching the EU eBay sites...

Dread, thanks, been searching the EU eBay sites for the plastics, do you have a link to that facebook group? I believe the 600R rear fender will bolt in, but the side panels will have to come from an...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
Discontinued XL parts search

Guys I'm looking for some parts for my 600RM that are discontinued and not in stock anywhere I've looked. I'd like to ask if anyone knows if the parts will interchange from a 650L or '88+ XR600R. So...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
First Pics! The RM is totally stock.....need...

First Pics!
The RM is totally stock.....need plastics!

the XL has racetech suspension with XRR forks eibach springs F&R, engine and frame built by XRs Only, big fin head, 11/1 piston, XRs cam and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13,635
Views: 1,397,406
Posted By Fingers
XL 600 RM experts

Hi folks, over the last 8 months I've read every post on this forum before I took the plunge. I've just added a 1988 XL 600 RM(g) PD04 to my stable, it joins my US spec XR 650 L and Japanese spec XR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,664
Posted By Fingers
Edelbrock Pump Assembly on ebay

Bagged this today, maybe they are being made again.....
I'll bet there are a lot of Harley drivers looking for parts as that was the carbs original application....

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Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,664
Posted By Fingers
OK sure enough Jegs canceled my order, all 4...

OK sure enough Jegs canceled my order, all 4 parts unavailable. I will try to Skype to Edelbrock with fingers crossed tomorrow.
FWB, the "ball bearing" is called the pump check ball it and little...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,664
Posted By Fingers
Edelbrock Parts

I placed an order at Jegs for the following parts on friday:
351-9097/9096/8640 and 8326, they are, in order, the Pump Assembly (complete)/pump check needle and bearing (that always goes...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Intake Boot Clamp

Does anybody know where I can get a better (as in higher quality maybe stainless) clamp for the Intake boot to carb fitting (on the air filter side), one that will fit right? I have to remove often...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,664
Posted By Fingers
When I switched to the Edy my mpg went way up,...

When I switched to the Edy my mpg went way up, but I think it had more to do with the stock carbs habit of pissing fuel out the overflows when leaned. Its hard to notice this as the fuel will hit the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Mike, Thanks, yes it is an OEM carb. I did not...

Mike,
Thanks, yes it is an OEM carb. I did not know there was a difference between OEM and Non OEM FCR MX carbs.
Good info for those following this thread as there are several that are building...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Agree Nic, please post their response, I searched...

Agree Nic, please post their response, I searched a lot and I'm surprised I can't find anything about how it goes in!?! Since the threads are a good 15 mm from the needle seat it looks like they want...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
Adj Air Screw will NOT fit FCR MX

I tried to install the Adjustable Air Screw kit I got from Power barn into my FCR MX and it will not fit, not even close. The threads are about 2.5 mm wider than the fixed screw, so I suspect this...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 79,066
Views: 8,682,890
Posted By Fingers
I got the Adj air screw 2 weeks ago from Power...

I got the Adj air screw 2 weeks ago from Power Barn. $12.95 shipped.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,664
Posted By Fingers
I cross checked the part numbers for the shifter...

I cross checked the part numbers for the shifter pawl on the Honda microfich, and the part number for the stock pawl was the same across the 650 L, R as well as the XR/L 600.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,664
Posted By Fingers
Roller shift pawl mod ( new Farkle)

Anyone know about this part?

http://www.factorypro.com/prod_pages/prodh_xr500,xr600,xr650,nx650,gb500.html

Apparently it's the same for all XR 650 motors. I bought one last week and hope to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2006, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Fingers
More info would help, like what carb was the...

More info would help, like what carb was the replacement...however assuming by law of averages it was an edelbrock, that knurled knob is the idle adjustment screw (normal linked via a short cable....
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,488
Posted By Fingers
Leatherman Crunch

Leatherman Crunch http://www.leatherman.com/products/tools/crunch/default.asp, it has a locking pliers and is small. The locking pliers is invaluable as a emer tool.
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