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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Lets try this again I resized them and reduced...

Lets try this again
I resized them and reduced them from Mural sized to something that might actually post up.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9,883
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Don't kill the messenger I didn't downsize them...

Don't kill the messenger I didn't downsize them before I sent them to Steve. Just wanted to make sure you could see the details....:photog
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Western Montana, Eastern Washington can be really...

Western Montana, Eastern Washington can be really cold and wet around Memorial Day weekend so be ready for some potential crap weather. Central Oregon should be nice.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Yep I'll be there on the bike. Last year we were...

Yep I'll be there on the bike. Last year we were parked up on the east side of the event in the morning. See you there
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
The Update on the 87 XR

So here is the deal. I bought it a year ago and rode it on the Alley Sweeper the next week. I did a few dual sport rides on it with friends with my 240lbs ass working the clapped out suspension to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Got it@ Thanks Steve

Got it@ Thanks Steve
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 08:38 PM
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Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Hard starting when cold, Am I just a pussy?

Evening guys,
I just finished updating my 87 XR600R. Before I started messing with it last fall it started pretty easily and ran perfectly but you needed to Kick it through a bit when hot to get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
I don't have either bike however Alan Roach the...

I don't have either bike however Alan Roach the owner of Baja Designs rides a KLX 450 as his dual sport bike and he puts on the miles. He put 34,000 miles on his original XR600R in the 90s.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
I've got a stock rear shock for an 87 that will...

I've got a stock rear shock for an 87 that will need to be rebuilt. I've added it to the ad in the Flea market.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9,883
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
4 gallon IMS tank for sale

It won't fit with my new Renazco seat so I'm letting it go. Its white but has some yellowing from age. It has the petcock and mounts on it. $100 plus the postage. I've got some other stuff in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 09:29 AM
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Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Thanks Steve

Thanks Steve
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
sealant on stator gasket?

Replacing the stator and have a dab of sealant on the grommet. Does the gasket itself get any or should it go on dry?
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Steve I'll take the air box. Is the speedo...

Steve I'll take the air box. Is the speedo rectangular? I just replaced the cables with 5 inch longer cables, Renazco seat
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
You may need to start over rather than try to fix...

You may need to start over rather than try to fix the mess you have. Check out Baja Designs. It isn't cheap but the stuff is top notch.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,190
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
I would buy one in a parking lot or someone's...

I would buy one in a parking lot or someone's house but a parking lot is the only place I want to sell one. I don't want strangers knowing what is in my garage, what kind of access to my house in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
They are a hell of a lot better than the...

They are a hell of a lot better than the Clymer's, Chilton's, whatever..
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Never mind I got it figured out. Never leave a...

Never mind I got it figured out. Never leave a project apart for a few months unless your good at this shit or have a camera. I have a camera but didn't use it.....
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
cable routing pictures

Can someone do me a favor and post up a couple pics of stock cable routing on an XR600R? I didn't take any when I disassembled the front end and my manual isn't very helpful. Mounting up all new...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,460
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Really nice score on the tank!

Really nice score on the tank!
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Wheelie! No brakes! Neighbors yard excursion!

Wheelie! No brakes! Neighbors yard excursion!
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Stuff for an 87 XR600R

I've got the stock forks, stock upper and lower triple, a set of bars and stock rear shock that I no longer need. I'm not looking to get much out of them. Send me a PM and we'll work something out....
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
I just realized I didn't put this in the XR...

I just realized I didn't put this in the XR thread but in your thread! And I'm only on my second beer.....
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:26 PM
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Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Some stuff I no longer need for the 87 XRR

I've got the stock forks, stock upper and lower triple, a set of bars and stock rear shock that I no longer need. I'm not looking to get much out of them. Send me a PM and we'll work something out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Nice work even if it won't run above idle!

Nice work even if it won't run above idle!
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
I've got the old school Supertrapp on it so I'm...

I've got the old school Supertrapp on it so I'm guessing the pipe was cut to fit the Supertrapp so I thought it was a three piece deal. The piece that slides over the header and goes back into the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Do you have a mid pipe you want to sell?

Do you have a mid pipe you want to sell?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Check out Aerostitch's Touring Combat boot. Super...

Check out Aerostitch's Touring Combat boot. Super comfy once the break in and a good compromise between a full off road boot and something you can walk around in.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9,883
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Posted By Big Tall Bastard
CRF Front end swap

So Gary Emig sent me the front axle with his kit to use my stock front wheel on my 87 USD conversion. However its a 17mm and we all know the early shit is 15mm. I think its going to be easier to use...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Lands I'll let you know what I find after I...

Lands
I'll let you know what I find after I talk Mike tomorrow. Thanks Steve, check arriving shortly
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 22,384
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Looking for some XR parts

Hey Lands,
I'm looking for some stuff for my 87 XR project. Do you know if Mike has a brake caliper for an 88 or later XR? What else does he have? PM me his number if you can.
Thanks,
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 10:10 AM
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Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
So the quick fix would be an 04-10 CRF caliper,...

So the quick fix would be an 04-10 CRF caliper, get rid of the adapter completely.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Thumb CoeGuthrie, Steve You guys rock! My brain was...

CoeGuthrie, Steve
You guys rock! My brain was done thinking about this last night and I really appreciate the "where to look" from Steve and the "Here's what I found" from Coe. So now I just need to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
yep

yep
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,883
Views: 1,227,738
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Front brake caliper on an 87 XR 600R

Ok guys I'm finally putting together my Emig Front end and have a couple questions for the group. I'm using the stock front wheel with Gary's axle. Did Honda use the same caliper from 85 on up? What...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
I wasn't comfortable with the 908 in the rain on...

I wasn't comfortable with the 908 in the rain on my 990. I liked the stock Scorpions pretty well on tarmac wet or dry. In the dry you could really rail. In the dirt the 908 was awesome.
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,130
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Tall rider suggestions

Keep in mind when Two Up you will have about 360lbs of humanity on the bike without gear. Don't kid yourself on how that will impact performance, braking, suspension. I wouldn't consider anything...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,130
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Triumph Sprint ST, KTM 990SMT. The Triumph will...

Triumph Sprint ST, KTM 990SMT. The Triumph will fit the budget better.
My answer would be different if you were riding solo most of the time. 07 or later Aprilia Tuono but no way with a 5'10"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By Big Tall Bastard
Zillow My Ass...

Zillow is complete bullshit in my neighborhood. Refinanced this summer, Zillow was 40 K higher than actual appraisal. I think the appraisal was low by 10 to 15K but Zillow still wasn't close.
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