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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By Wargasm
I should also mention I'm in Canada, so as much...

I should also mention I'm in Canada, so as much as I like the selection available in the US I would rather not spend $40-$60 shipping an extra 100km from Maine to my house. I found a Mitas E07 for a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By Wargasm
Size

Duros don't come in 140/80-18 and I've heard bad things about chunking on the Shinkos
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By Wargasm
Tires........

Need a good 50/50 combo for my XR650L, looking for high mileage, decent gravel fire road performance that is capable of 100km round trip highway commutes to work. I know asking about tires is like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Tires......yeah I know

let me clarify the title first, I realize everyone has a preference when it comes to tires, like oil, or gearing, so I'm looking for a general consensus.

Has anyone tried the Heidenau Scouts or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
rejett

just took the XR out for a blatt after rejetting, what a difference. Thanks for all the tips and links folks, much appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
ok, so axle spacers can't be swapped, I've only...

ok, so axle spacers can't be swapped, I've only had mine out once so couldn't remember. It loos like a chain alignment issue to me, I've only had my XR since august so I'm drawing form my pool of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
yeah, you've got a chain alignment issue, and...

yeah, you've got a chain alignment issue, and most likely at the rear end. are the rear spacers the same? What does the rear sprocket look like, I'll wager it's got wear on the back side.

Edit:...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 58,419
Posted By Wargasm
I'm in Saint John.

I'm in Saint John.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
http://wattner.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV/i-Zz6pC...

http://wattner.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV/i-Zz6pCBt/0/X2/PICT0017-X2.jpg

Is that an LED Bar replacing the stock headlight in a stock fairing. IF so got a link?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
yeah, I should have mentioned that I have fat...

yeah, I should have mentioned that I have fat bars and Rox risers to, is the measurement just length X width?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
HDB Ultimate hand guards

so......what top clamp do I order for a stock triple clamp? and or someone tell me how to do the measurement, please.

Would also like advice on skiplate, and rear rack.

EDIT: Sorry meant...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
thank you very much kind sir

thank you very much kind sir
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
OK, So it would appear I may have the wrong jet...

OK, So it would appear I may have the wrong jet in as well. No biggie I ordered a few of each as it knew it would take some tinkering. So the mixture screw is in there but needs some bodging to make...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Daves Mods

So tore the carb out to perform Daves mod, and rejet, couldn't perform all of the mod as there is no mixture screw on my carb, it's merely plugged with a brass plug. The bike is a 2013 XR, anybody...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
nevermind, just heard back minutes after I wrote...

nevermind, just heard back minutes after I wrote this, they only accept physical money orders that are snail mailed to them......aparently it's still 1865 in Missouri
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
jetsrus

has anybody ever ordered anything from JetsRUs form outside the US. They won't accept a paypal payment from outside the US and they only accept paypal, I can't even use a credit card. Seems weord to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Hub center steering, I've never ridden a bike...

Hub center steering, I've never ridden a bike with it but it's supposed to isolate the braking and suspension, so no dive when you hit then brakes, apprently the whole bike simply squats when braking...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
found a cool XR

Here's a cool looking XR engined creation.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
lighting

so those big baja designs style race lights, has anyone got a line on DOT versions?
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
I bought a blemished tank, had a little bit of...

I bought a blemished tank, had a little bit of black plastic on the underside, and a couple bubbles, wicked good deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
4 wheeler run

I got invited along on a 4 wheeler run this past weekend. I was the solo bike. everyone was razing me about possibly getting stuck, but I was about the only one that made it through without incident....
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
if you have no experience on two wheels...

if you have no experience on two wheels whatsoever, get a CRF250L, great little bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
plus there is an improvement in overall bike...

plus there is an improvement in overall bike performance, it runs cooler, doesn't pop on deceleration, and starts easier.

EDIT- I would imagine that the original modification was done bit by bit,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Heat the bolt head until it gets really hot,...

Heat the bolt head until it gets really hot, loctite is undone with high temps. However if it was simply over torqued then you can either cut the heads off the bolts then try with the exposed shank,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Clarke Tank

SO did I read on here that folks had a hard time installing the Clarke 4.7G tank, I actually walked my 11 year old son though it, it was that easy.

Now who has a line on perforated decals to go...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
you;re thinking Scotland, or New...

you;re thinking Scotland, or New Zealand,Australia, or Ireland too. Sheep aren't so big up here, this is where you guys get all your good beer and funny comedians, remember.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
ok, the line on the left should go to the top of...

ok, the line on the left should go to the top of the air box, the bottom one on the air box should be plugged. and the two on the right should be tied together and both go to the crank case breather....
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
So, while I am waiting for the service manual to...

So, while I am waiting for the service manual to arrive, what kind of numbers should I be looking for when it comes to valve clearances?
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Katoom

All the big ADV bikes, tome at least, are just like all the cruisers, or all the crtch rockets. Good capable bikes no doubt, but it's the stigma of riding one that turns me off. I could probably...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
SO as long as I'm gentle and have the stock...

SO as long as I'm gentle and have the stock exhaust and battery box I should be good?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
subframe

What kind of weight are we talking about before I should worry, like loaded for bear multi day excursion weight, or giant loop mojave bags with spare tube, compressor, 2L of fuel and some tools kind...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
saturday afternoon ride

my youngest son and I went out for a little ride saturday afternoon. Roughly 80km on a snowmobile trail, really nice running, the death wings of course were horrible but I'm cheap and won't replace...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
hahaha, convergent evolution, or something very...

hahaha, convergent evolution, or something very similar, that's the oil I've been using in big air cooled suzukis for years now, and figured it would work good in a big air cooled single as well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Holy snapping assholes

Jets R Us wants $25.00 to ship two jets to me, do they have a meth problem or something?
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
cool

cool
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Where'd ya get them nifty funnels for draining...

Where'd ya get them nifty funnels for draining the oil?


and has anyone ever adapted wheels form another bike for a super moto set up, I have like what seems like hundreds of wheels sitting...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
Try a Mr.Clean Magic eraser on the plastics,...

Try a Mr.Clean Magic eraser on the plastics, works good. Don't bother with the CRF250L light, it's significantly worse than the XR headlight.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
thank you for the clarification gentlemen. Very...

thank you for the clarification gentlemen. Very odd way of adding oil, then again I've never owned a dry sump bike before so maybe this is normal. I am quite familiar with discerning the presence of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
oil

Oh Gurus of the XR, some advice please. Just changed the oil and filter for the first time. followed the unusual procedure of adding oil, running the bike, adding the rest of the oil. added a total...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 83,434
Views: 9,508,624
Posted By Wargasm
I was thinking more like XRL = Colt 1911 690...

I was thinking more like
XRL = Colt 1911
690 = Glock
690RR = Kriss Vector
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