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Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
My 2009 was fine, but when I installed an...

My 2009 was fine, but when I installed an aftermarket skid Plate, the noise seemed to increase quite a bit. I seem to recall others mentioning that and installing foam or something.... I do remember...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 10:58 AM
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Views: 931,633
Posted By Foamfollower
Nighthawk 750 - Ford Ranger - Hauling - Bed - Loading/Unloadding

I have a swail/ditch in front of my house, no problem there, back in and push it right on (No Ramps). I have Ramps, but they are long and cumbersome as they do not fold, I made them, to long and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Cool2 Another NC nighthawk...

drdubb... I will certainly keep that in mind for next year.. Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2013, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Nighthawk 750 - Ford Ranger - Hauling - Bed

In case anyone was wondering if your NH750 would fit in a small pickup truck, I thought I would post this. I was traveling North to the Adirondacks, I never put the bike in the bed of the truck...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2013, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Sissy Bar / Back Rest - Backpack? Follow up

Got the Hondaline OEM Back rest installed, no easy task, the zippered pocket on the back, and how it works is worth it. I tried the Walmart bought pack and it slipped on very nicely. pleased... the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2013, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Sissy Bar / Back Rest - Backpack?

I ended up buying a Fieldline Motorcycle backpack at Walmart. It was on sale for $17. Seems quite big, but has a slip on type of pocket which slides over the sissy bar (Sissy bar/Back Rest Pouch and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2013, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Sissy Bar / Back Rest - Backpack?

Anyone have any advice on a Backpack that can be Easily attached/detached to the Nighthawk Back Rest (Hondaline OEM)? I saw this one - http://www.adventureharley.com/sissy-bar-backpack-1- and it...
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2013, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Burnsmoto Mount?

I have been informed that the mount pictured Below (Right side) is no longer available. Has anyone seen this mount for sale else-where's? Thanks..

Originally posted/found here...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2013, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
NH 750 2003 OEM Hondaline Sissy bar back rest - Installation Hardware

[QUOTE]


I reckon its a sellers market, but in this case, it was a Craigslist add that I
was not able to communicate well enough on. I think the price was $60 which was very reasonable.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Question NH 750 2003 OEM Hondaline Sissy bar back rest - Installation Hardware

[QUOTE=Foamfollower;21684071]Has anyone installed the OEM Hondaline sissy Bar / Back rest without the hardware kit that Honda used to have available? I have an opportunity to buy a back rest, but it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Question NH 750 2003 OEM Hondaline Sissy bar back rest - Installation Hardware

Has anyone installed the OEM Hondaline sissy Bar / Back rest without the hardware kit that Honda used to have available? I have an opportunity to buy a back rest, but it comes with no hardware. If...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2013, 08:38 PM
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Views: 931,633
Posted By Foamfollower
Thanks for the greetings 2003 NH 750

Thanks for the greetings,

I've had some time to ride it.. I had some issues with cold starting and Idle levels etc. I put some Seafoam thru it, adjusted the idle and it seems to be fine. I guess...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
New Owner - 2003 Nighthawk 750

I decided to get rid of my Dual Sport Yamaha XT250 (2009) and try riding a street only bike. I have not ridden a street bike in a long time, my last pure street bike was a 1982 Kawasaki 650 CSR. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
XT Momo Starring in TMT/PDR Vermont Adventure

Well Done.... Thanks for sharing......:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
Farewell to my Friend - For sale 2009 XT250

I had an XT225 for quite some time, then I got the XT250. Its for sale here locally in Raleigh NC. I'll miss it.. when it sells...

Gone.........
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
dunlop 606's

I noticed a bit more height, but not much. I run 130/90 18's on the rear and 90/90 21's on the front. I never measured how much it raised it......
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
16T Front sprocket ?? Where

Thanks Ron.. I may call them ... Based on your input though.. I may wait and think about it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 07:51 PM
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Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
16T Front sprocket ?? Where

I saw on the XT225 pages that many XCT250 owners seem to like the 16T sprocket upgrade. I don't know if it will work well for me
with the current tires I have installed (130/90/18 rear). I'd like...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11,027
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Posted By Foamfollower
What do folks think a bigger tire is supposed to improve?

XT250 ====

I like a bigger tire (not large enough where it robs performance). a wider tire helps when riding in pine Needles forests, deep woods riding, especially in navigating loamy terrain....
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Xt250 Speedo vs. GPS Actual Top end speed

- Stock Gearing..

- Dunlop 606 Tires
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Xt250 Speedo vs. GPS Actual Top end speed

Has anyone checked out the difference between actual and indicated speed on the xt250?

Before my change to wider higher profile tires, the speedo indicated a top speed of about 78MPH. After I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
XT250 - Quick Update Dunlop D606 Tires

I know this is an XT225 Thread.. but I see so much about the 250 here, figured it may be helpful..:norton

Quick Update Dunlop D606 Tires
I finally got the Dunlop D606's mounted and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 08:00 AM
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Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
Quick Update Dunlop D606 Tires

Kent, Thanks,, The tire differences I Plugged in match what I had seen on the speedo. Very handy App at that site..

Foamy
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Quick Update Dunlop D606 Tires

I finally got the Dunlop D606's mounted and installed, They fit fine. I have an issue with the front end oscillating at speeds over 55Mph (speedo indicated). I am going to play with the tire pressure...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11,027
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Posted By Foamfollower
SAE 2 Pin Accessory Cable 5-piece Kit

I bought it to use on a recent motorcycle camping trip. I used it to connect my heated gear connector to a lighter socket for charging my phone. It comes with male and female lighter sockets,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 10:24 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
This looks to be my final choice........ I hope...

This looks to be my final choice........ I hope they Fit up well...

K760 Trak Master II 6-Ply
110/100-18 Rear
80/100-21 Front

I was considering the 120/100-18 .. But I think it may be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Foamfollower
XT250 MSR Skid Plate

Just FYI for anyone looking at Skid Plates... I received an MSR SKID plate, it had no Mounting Brackets, Instructions referenced them.. THEN.. DOH!!!, It doesn't require clamps,- its a direct bolt on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
Front tire - lower fender Clearance

Good Question Kent -- .. 150RON, you don't have the lower front fender, is that why??

Anybody? Anybody? Bueller? :ear

Foamy
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
New to XT250,,, was an XT225 owner

I have been away a couple of years from Bikes, my last bike was an XT225, maybe my skills have deteriorated.. I think it may also be the tires, I was in red mud (not heavy) today and I could barely...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 07:53 PM
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Views: 1,630,025
Posted By Foamfollower
Polisport Shield handguard Mounts

Yeah.. I see that.. but in the Order area, it says protaper.. It can't be for all 3.. Magura, protaper and 22mm

Its misleading in that I think it had 3 drop downs in the order area originally, all...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Foamfollower
Polisport Shield handguard Mounts

I only see the Protaper mounts, not the 22mm that I believe are needed for the XT250. have you Tried PM'ing Canuman?

Cheers,
Foamy
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11,027
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Posted By Foamfollower
XT250 GPS APP--- XT250 Mods

Agreed.. at least she'll have a general direction I was in :D.. But your right, SPOT is a much better comprehensive solution.

Can't text, call and or play music from a SPOT though.. Your point is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 1,630,025
Posted By Foamfollower
Copied from XT250 Thread - Thought someone might benefit here

Thought I would share some stuff I am doing to my 2009 XT250 (new to me, about 600 miles on it)



I am new to the XT250 world (had an XT225 a few years back) and I am planning on some...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,340
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Posted By Foamfollower
XT250 Added Features -

I think I actually posted to your BLOG to please keep it up... Pages like that are invaluable, all that work you did really helps and is appreciated.:clap

You might want to consider posting the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
XT250 Added Features -

Actually,,, I kindly borrowed some Ideas for add on's from Matts trippin 2009 XT250 Page.. Very good page by the way!! Thanks:clap

Foamy......
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 346,002
Posted By Foamfollower
XT250 Added Features - Android Smart Phone and GPS trackin APP Setup

Thought I would share some stuff I am doing to my 2009 XT250 (new to me, about 600 miles on it)



I am new to the XT250 world (had an XT225 a few years back) and I am planning on some upgrades...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11,027
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Posted By Foamfollower
Bronco.. a good place to ask would be the...

Bronco.. a good place to ask would be the XT225.com place..
Thats awful low mileage and the XT225 is a very reliable bike. I have heard that spokes should be looked at, Take a good look a the Fork...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 1,630,025
Posted By Foamfollower
Adel Clamps

[QUOTE=Tom S;18730709]Foamy, in you situation I think Id try shimming those big clamps down. Id try a couple of 7/8 Adel clamps with the excess tabs cut off. I got some at an aircraft supply store...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11,027
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Posted By Foamfollower
22mm Mount Kit for Polisport

Tom,
You are correct, They were way to large (magura Mount Kit) for my 2009 XT250 Stock Bars. I thought magura would fit as it was listed as 22MM and up, but I was wrong, just too large (the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 1,630,025
Posted By Foamfollower
22mm Mount Kit for Polisport

Canuman,

I bought the Polisport Guards but I got the wrong Mounting kit (magura), Would you be inclined to sell me a 22MM Mount Kit? Also, I'll send you the Magura Gratis as I have no use for...
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