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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By bullittman281
Hello, Based on my encounters, the fun center...

Hello,
Based on my encounters, the fun center could be the last motorcycle shop on the planet and I would do with out.....

Bullittman
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
Hello, Just a thought, but does the broke bolt...

Hello,
Just a thought, but does the broke bolt go all the way into the right side engine case or does it bottom in the clutch cover?? If it bottoms in the clutch cover you have an extra one right???...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
hello, The Razor blade is gonna be your best...

hello,

The Razor blade is gonna be your best bet. Its rough nasty work. Patience will be your friend. Don't scratch the aluminum!!

Not sure if you clutch question got answered but I'd put the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
Hello, Looking at the parts list the older...

Hello,
Looking at the parts list the older cranks show the left side bearing separate and the newer cranks show the bearing and cam sprocket being part of the LH side of the crank and the bearing...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
It looks like a spare parts bottom end is gonna...

It looks like a spare parts bottom end is gonna be your best bet on cheaply fixing you bad crank bearing. It appears that there is no such thing as rebuilding a KLR crank. Apparently the left side...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
Hello, One Fat Roach, I'm not surprised that...

Hello,
One Fat Roach, I'm not surprised that the crank bearings are toast. That would have been my guess on why it was making bad noise. If you were closer I'd try and help ya out but I'm a fair...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
Hello, with regards to not tearing into a motor...

Hello,
with regards to not tearing into a motor w/ "only" 1200 miles on it, my valves needed adjusted at 600. Its easy enough to check them. It is fairly non intrusive and then you know. As far as...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14,792
Views: 1,577,525
Posted By bullittman281
Cool2 check them valves!!

hello,

Just some food for though. I got a new, new edition in "nuculer" insect green a couple of weeks ago. I opted to be overly proactive and check the valves at 600 Miles. Technically they...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By bullittman281
wouldn't it be easier to ride the thing for a...

wouldn't it be easier to ride the thing for a while first??

I've seen no reason to change the stock instrumentation.
The rest is gonna be preference. Ride the thing.



Bullittman
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,408
Posted By bullittman281
hello, I'm gonna chalk the stupid pricing on...

hello,
I'm gonna chalk the stupid pricing on the bad economy. I think peolpe need every dime they can get. It doesn't make much sense but neither does craigslist.
I've been questing for a cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,957,756
Posted By bullittman281
hello, I've found that the whole rear end is...

hello,
I've found that the whole rear end is short lived. Mine needed rebuild at ~11K miles. All new bearings, cush-drive rubbers, and chain and sprockets. I've had to repeat the process again at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 33,653
Posted By bullittman281
looks like my pessimism got the better of me!!....

looks like my pessimism got the better of me!!. This is great news!! whats the story though on getting up to the trail. Has old stage re-opened or is there access lower down that I don't know about??...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 33,653
Posted By bullittman281
Analysis paralysis..... We'll be luck if...

Analysis paralysis.....

We'll be luck if anything is *legally* ride-able before the snow flies and that's assuming old stage opens. Don't hold your breath. They'er not even close to a record of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,723
Posted By bullittman281
Go test ride a well sorted example of both the XR...

Go test ride a well sorted example of both the XR and the Dr.

You'll end up with a Dr. The Dr is everything the XR is, but smoother with better power and nearly identical weight.

The KLR...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 33,653
Posted By bullittman281
Don't even get me Going!! We went from having a...

Don't even get me Going!! We went from having a reasonable amount of places to go ride, to ZERO. Its a hour drive now to get to anything. Its ridiculous!! They are getting quite a bit of kick back on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By bullittman281
Isnt this what they should have done to begin...

Isnt this what they should have done to begin with??

$100 extra for working suspension? :huh

Bullittman
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,635
Posted By bullittman281
:d

:d
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,635
Posted By bullittman281
Is there a problem with milk crate based...

Is there a problem with milk crate based luggage???
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,228
Posted By bullittman281
Hello, I didn't think to search and tap to see...

Hello,
I didn't think to search and tap to see what was plastic or not. I guess it passes the test, nothing was so obvious as to draw attention to it self. The valve cover is just that, a cover. The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,228
Posted By bullittman281
Pics: ...

Pics:

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx233/bullittman281/102_1171.jpg (http://s759.photobucket.com/user/bullittman281/media/102_1171.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,228
Posted By bullittman281
hey now! I never said it was an unbiased...

hey now! I never said it was an unbiased opinion!! Though, if they included a milk crate, things could be different....

In all fairness a 10 mile guided highway ride is not the best way to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,228
Posted By bullittman281
hello, Just a heads up. I was able to test ride...

hello,
Just a heads up. I was able to test ride one of the new Indians this morning. I'm not much for cruisers but the opportunity was there, so I took it. I was the first group to go ride them over...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 689,635
Posted By bullittman281
Real fast before work.... I missed RE's...

Real fast before work....
I missed RE's measured clearance in the thread, but talking to him they are right at the minimums. It will probably be ok to run for a while, but they are definitely due...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 373,389
Posted By bullittman281
Here's a couple from today's adventure: ...

Here's a couple from today's adventure:

http://i759.photobucket.com/albums/xx233/bullittman281/Devils%20tower/102_1083.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,740
Posted By bullittman281
From my perspective the Terra seemed to do...

From my perspective the Terra seemed to do fantastic as well. Compared to my poorly loaded/top heavy Dr the Terra was way more stable, especially in the sand. I would imagine a great deal of that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,740
Posted By bullittman281
I did all the foot work for the permits. If you...

I did all the foot work for the permits. If you call the office they can send you the necessary waiver forms to sign and e-mail back to them. They then issue the permits. The permits are good for a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,740
Posted By bullittman281
Let the be a lesson in what *not * to do. 4...

Let the be a lesson in what *not * to do. 4 hours, in the dark, with sunglasses, while running from the*cops*. The whole time I'm thinking that if caught, this can't look good for future federal...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By bullittman281
I say we take off, and nuke the entire site...

I say we take off, and nuke the entire site [Boulder] from orbit..... Its the only way to be sure.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,740
Posted By bullittman281
My tires held air and they don't have slim in...

My tires held air and they don't have slim in them, so it cant be slime that kept the air in.:norton Perhaps if I would have put slime in the crank case though...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,740
Posted By bullittman281
I'm a little late to the tread 'cause homework...

I'm a little late to the tread 'cause homework had me pinned down but I found it. RE was handy w/ the camera documenting the DR fix. I didn't realize he took so many pics. The DR ate 2 gaskets on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28,595
Views: 3,506,806
Posted By bullittman281
so far the "fix" for RE's dr has been a sizable...

so far the "fix" for RE's dr has been a sizable change in jetting. I went from a 132.5 Main and a needle position of 2 to a 137.5 main and the clip all the way down. The needle change was a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By bullittman281
Color is/maybe wrong but it kinda looks like an...

Color is/maybe wrong but it kinda looks like an early-mid '80's Yamaha XT. They had kind of odd shaped gas tanks and a wide rear fender. Just speculation though. And like all good C_list that have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,957,756
Posted By bullittman281
The auto decompressor will reduce your readings....

The auto decompressor will reduce your readings. Actual will be much higher.

If it doesn't burn oil, smoke, run bad and has full power it must be good.

Bullittman
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,714
Posted By bullittman281
hello, Just to throw it out there, WR250R?? ...

hello,
Just to throw it out there, WR250R??

lite-ish weight. Good-ish suspension.
It will go 90-ish.
25K valve intervals.

Definitely stay away from the 450s for now.

bullittman
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28,595
Views: 3,506,806
Posted By bullittman281
Easy now, The name calling might hurt its...

Easy now, The name calling might hurt its feelings. I've already got my work cut out.

You should try to ride it around and warm it up, see if its still doing the exact same thing or if its...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 373,389
Posted By bullittman281
you guy's need to get busy and start posing some...

you guy's need to get busy and start posing some pics! The klr pic thread has us beat by at least 10:1. Close that gap!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By bullittman281
my jetting set up when I had one: 115-117 main....

my jetting set up when I had one:
115-117 main. stock is 125 as I recall. WAY too big.
stock pilot
no snorkel
shim stock needle slightly
ran fine most pace

no small bike will run good at...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28,595
Views: 3,506,806
Posted By bullittman281
Holy triple post batman! I'm still wondering if...

Holy triple post batman!
I'm still wondering if its not a stator issue. That's the one part that you were not able to prove was good or bad. Swapping them made is worse even though it came from a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28,595
Views: 3,506,806
Posted By bullittman281
The cam chain can stretch and it will drift, but...

The cam chain can stretch and it will drift, but that wont be enough for it run *that* bad. The other way it can move is a sprocket has to jump links on the chain or a key gives it up and a sprocket...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28,595
Views: 3,506,806
Posted By bullittman281
The small locating pins for rings are typicly a...

The small locating pins for rings are typicly a two stroke thing. Cant let a ring move and get the end caught in a open port. Its very doubtful that the dr has them.

Normally its good form to...
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