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Forum: Vendors 05-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,053
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I have no idea how to tell if my headlight bulb...

I have no idea how to tell if my headlight bulb is AC or DC powered. The bike is a factory street legal 1984 Honda XL350R. It has a battery but the headlight doesn't come on until you kick-start the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,050
Posted By Bird76Mojo
No more XL350R love out there? GB :D

No more XL350R love out there?



GB :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,050
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I got mine going today. Rebuilt a TON of stuff on...

I got mine going today. Rebuilt a TON of stuff on the bike. The engine didn't need touched. If you do it right, she'll start first kick and she goes like a scalded dog.

A good day!



GB :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,050
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I'd guess that the bike has low compression. Have...

I'd guess that the bike has low compression. Have you done a comp test? Either that or it's excessively lean. These bikes were known to be jetted super lean from the factory. I imagine the California...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bird76Mojo
The manual mentions that the original screw had a...

The manual mentions that the original screw had a cover over the entire thing and that you had to break it off. It says to get a replacement cover and a replacement screw. I figured I'm worrying...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,930
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Quick question for the OP or anyone that may know...

Quick question for the OP or anyone that may know more about these old carbs..

I recently picked up a pretty nice 1984 XL350 and I'm going through the carbs as we speak. Someone at the shop I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I hate to dig up and old thread but I have a...

I hate to dig up and old thread but I have a question that I can't find the answer to.

I recently picked up a pretty nice 1984 XL350 and I'm going through the carbs as we speak. Someone at the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,050
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Yeah, the front brake must have been siezed. They...

Yeah, the front brake must have been siezed. They just removed the caliper from the lower fork leg. That's another thing it needs. A master cylinder and a rebuild kit on the caliper I figure. New...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,050
Posted By Bird76Mojo
A new project followed me home the other day. The...

A new project followed me home the other day. The dealer had it listed on Craigslist as a mechanics special. I found it 4 hours after they listed it, and left work burning rubber. They said it would...
Forum: Racing 06-06-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,928
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Yay the next installment!! :clap I tip my...

Yay the next installment!! :clap

I tip my hat to you and that KLR both..
Forum: Racing 05-31-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,928
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Man this was a great read. If only it had been...

Man this was a great read. If only it had been finished!! :huh



GB :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 305,547
Posted By Bird76Mojo
It has a front brake. It's not shown in that...

It has a front brake. It's not shown in that picture as it seems that was taken during the build.

As for the exhaust, the Vance and Hines 2 into 1 sounds absolutely beautiful on that engine.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 305,547
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I thought about doing that. Though I just can't...

I thought about doing that. Though I just can't see the bike being worth over double its original retail. The only real custom thing on it from what I gathered, was the wheels. They had them laced up...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 305,547
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Stopped at a local dealer yesterday. Saw this...

Stopped at a local dealer yesterday. Saw this beauty. I was about to tell them to start the financing paperwork until he told me what their asking price was. I nearly shat myself.

18K! :huh

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 29,214
Posted By Bird76Mojo
What kind of miles are you KLX450 guys racking up...

What kind of miles are you KLX450 guys racking up before your engines are needing top end work? I'm curious about the engines (top end) lifespan as I've found a pretty killer deal locally but I'm...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-20-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 37,547
Posted By Bird76Mojo
From what little I've read, the valves in the KLX...

From what little I've read, the valves in the KLX are steel.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 36,047
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Bumping this because I'm wondering the same...

Bumping this because I'm wondering the same thing..




GB :D
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,329
Posted By Bird76Mojo
My fathers house had the exact same issue after...

My fathers house had the exact same issue after replacing a faucet in the kitchen. I finally found out that he hadn't opened the water shutoff valve under the sink all the way. After opening it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,050
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Being a new rider.... WITH $$$ constraints.... ...

Being a new rider.... WITH $$$ constraints....

TW200
DR350
Older DRZ400S or plated E model
Any old Honda XL model. They're GREAT!
With more $$ a CFR230L would fit the bill..


GB :D
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 66,034
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I'd have to check to be sure, but I think I have...

I'd have to check to be sure, but I think I have a complete spare engine with good compression. I'm not sure if it's the right model or not though. I'll have to look in my personal bike boneyard and...
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,718
Posted By Bird76Mojo
You mean the Honda ATC 350x??? GB :D

You mean the Honda ATC 350x???

GB :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 46,567
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Cumberland County Toledo, IL 62468 Just south...

Cumberland County
Toledo, IL 62468
Just south of Mattoon/30 miles from Effingham/20 miles from Casey

GB :D
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,084
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I can't believe no one has suggested Seafoam....

I can't believe no one has suggested Seafoam. That's what it's made for (removing carbon buildup), and you may be hard pressed to find anything that works as good..

GB :D
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,575
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Why do you think that? All it will do, if not...

Why do you think that? All it will do, if not meant for aluminum, is clog up with fine particles. It'll still grind though. They cut a tad more coarse if meant for steel. I use one everyday. There...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Bird76Mojo
You're right. File the edge off of a NEWer penny,...

You're right. File the edge off of a NEWer penny, toss it in for 24 hours, and it'll be a hollow copper foil shell when you pull it out.

It really eats zinc.


GB :D
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I hope AdventureKitty doesn't get wind of this......

I hope AdventureKitty doesn't get wind of this... :ear


GB :D
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bird76Mojo
That tube is either too big, or they did'nt...

That tube is either too big, or they did'nt inflate and deflate it a couple times to let it spread out in the wheel after installing.

GB :D
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Bird76Mojo
You mean issues like this?? <object...

You mean issues like this??

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/t8XxcOj3Seo&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"...
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Bird76Mojo
These are the best thing since sliced bread:...

These are the best thing since sliced bread: http://store.go-fast-parts.com/5709517.html

GB :D
Forum: Battle scooters 12-05-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,784
Posted By Bird76Mojo
My aunt has two Helix scoots. One 86 and one 87....

My aunt has two Helix scoots. One 86 and one 87. One in red and one in cream white. Both have under 10,000 miles I believe. She loans them to me every summer just to keep them serviced and ridden....
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 42,063
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Sorry to hijack man

You would'nt happen to have a spare set of SR500 mag wheels would ya? Or know where I can get a set?

I've been looking for a straight set of used mags...

It might help fund your project.....?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,900
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Nice job!!

+1 on the electric carving knife. They make things too easy though, and you can remove way too much seat foam very quickly. The good thing is that you can always add more foam back to cover your...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Bird76Mojo
PM sent

I sent you a link that should help you out..

GB :D
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,056
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Great idea! You did an awesome job with your...

Great idea! You did an awesome job with your editing in that video too! Looks almost like the kids made them...

GB :D
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Make your own. It's easy. Just find a bolt that...

Make your own. It's easy. Just find a bolt that is the length and size you need and drill through the center, then the three holes in the side. Determine where to drill by measuring. Simple.

Back...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 28,307
Posted By Bird76Mojo
On a DRZ to boot..

All of this was awesome. Just awesome! I'm glad you enjoyed your random adventure in the US. You've seen nicer scenery than I ever have.

I like your style of going wherever the road leads you....
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By Bird76Mojo
It was'nt a busted fan now was it...? Admit it! ...

It was'nt a busted fan now was it...? Admit it!

It was GLOBAL WARMING!!! :topes

GB :lol3
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 893,654
Posted By Bird76Mojo
A lot of people here would trade you small items...

A lot of people here would trade you small items for one, or you could search for the thread where they're for sale at....

GB :D
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By Bird76Mojo
I always tell myself "it's gonna be worth it in...

I always tell myself "it's gonna be worth it in the end", and it usually is from a visual standpoint.

Nothing looks quite as good as fresh paint.

Keep it up! You'll finish her.

GB :D
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,236
Posted By Bird76Mojo
Nice video! Very informative and helpful,...

Nice video! Very informative and helpful, especially for those who have'nt had the pleasure of doing this job already.. :wink:

GB :D
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