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Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By rhollamby
Brokeagain, thank you for taking all the time to...

Brokeagain, thank you for taking all the time to help me!

Picking up a better meter today at lunch and working in it tonight. I put the battery on the trickle charger this morning. Driving the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,554
Posted By rhollamby
Yeah I have a shitty multimeter. One of those $10...

Yeah I have a shitty multimeter. One of those $10 ones from harbor freight. Thanks for those pages from manual. Going to try testing the stator with my multimeter and see if I can figure put the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 02:12 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
Charged the battery and its holding steady...

Charged the battery and its holding steady charge. Started the bike up and as it runs, the DC slowly drops. Fully charged battery was around 12.5 when running. Should be 14ish running right?

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:08 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
2008 Upper 20,000 miles, I think 28,000....

2008

Upper 20,000 miles, I think 28,000. Battery is dead right now to look.

Should add, I run the piss out of it. Run full heated gear during the winter, where I commute 50 to 70 miles daily...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:38 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
The wr left me stranded the first today. Got to...

The wr left me stranded the first today. Got to push a lovely 2.5 miles...sucked

It was running along fine. Running heated gear. Notice the gear wasnt as hot as normal. Stopped at a gas station,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,554
Posted By rhollamby
Thanks for the replies guys. Will take it apart...

Thanks for the replies guys. Will take it apart and check it out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,554
Posted By rhollamby
My clutch pull ha been getting harder and harder...

My clutch pull ha been getting harder and harder recently. I lubed up the line by the handlebars and not much difference.

So what lube and what other places do you lube?

Now some of it is just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 1,811,963
Posted By rhollamby
Sorry no help for poster above. Sounds fuel...

Sorry no help for poster above. Sounds fuel related with it slowly dieing.do you have shitty gas?

I have a similar question. When the bike slightly surges and pulls back, almost a pulse, is that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 06:08 AM
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Posted By rhollamby
I've looked at settjng up another battery because...

I've looked at settjng up another battery because I really want to use the xt225 during winter more. The commute is to far without heated gear though with the cold Colorado nights.

Each time I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 05:51 AM
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Posted By rhollamby
Ran the master clip from primary drive for...

Ran the master clip from primary drive for thousands of miles with no issues. Never heard of anyone within the past 10+ years of having issues. Although j was maily sport bikes before dirt. Still...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By rhollamby
I run 13/49 with tall tires (like the mt43) and...

I run 13/49 with tall tires (like the mt43) and 14/49 with short tires. I've ran either of those combo's for about 21,000 miles now. Great gearing.

The wr loves to rev. It can feel like you're...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By rhollamby
I'd love a copy to look at if it isn't an issue. ...

I'd love a copy to look at if it isn't an issue.

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
What brand heated gear you running? Curious what...

What brand heated gear you running? Curious what your total output is.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
Wow that is terrible wear on that mt43. Something...

Wow that is terrible wear on that mt43. Something seems off. I've ran multiple sets now and never seen that happen. I run 15 street and then 8-10 psi off road. I use to run 12 straight and tried the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 03:18 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
Wasn't going to say it, lol.

Wasn't going to say it, lol.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
X2. I just put two pulling forward then tie the...

X2. I just put two pulling forward then tie the tire down.

Lately when I need several bikes in tight spots I park them on their kickstand. Actually starting to prefer that method.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 11:47 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
X2 Seals...ask me how I know, lol. The...

X2

Seals...ask me how I know, lol.

The pressure most certainly increases under a load in your forks. Your seals will leak ( a lot) if you strap your bike down tightly and just leave it. Go...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,569
Posted By rhollamby
Have you owned a xrr?

Have you owned a xrr?
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 09:01 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
Ever burn oil?

Ever burn oil?
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 09:27 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
X2,except I don't have the headlight turn off....

X2,except I don't have the headlight turn off. The biggest thing is making sure the petcock is turned off.

How hard the kick starts to install?

Anyone have a good walk through with tips and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,160
Posted By rhollamby
After adding up the running watts, found the...

After adding up the running watts, found the xt225 couldn't run my heated jacket without some battery wear. Wish there was another option.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
Thanks! Added this to my wr250r document.

Thanks! Added this to my wr250r document.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 11:40 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
I tried also and can't tell. I'm young ('ish)...

I tried also and can't tell. I'm young ('ish) with good hearing. Can't tell the difference. Although I certainly can when I don't have the rubber washers in.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11,707
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Posted By rhollamby
Agree, turn them once you see them slightly...

Agree, turn them once you see them slightly cupping. That will last a very long time on the xt.

I do prefer the t63 tires on this bike, if you tires decent amount of dirt. They are the best for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,707
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Posted By rhollamby
The 244s would be a nice compromise. What air...

The 244s would be a nice compromise. What air pressure are you running?
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,569
Posted By rhollamby
Thanks for your feedback.

Thanks for your feedback.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,569
Posted By rhollamby
x2

x2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-25-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 914
Posted By rhollamby
Merry Christmas all. Met a ton of great folks...

Merry Christmas all. Met a ton of great folks this year riding, hope everyone is doing well.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By rhollamby
Impressive how far this thread has made it.

Impressive how far this thread has made it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
Gave the old girl a Christmas present today....

Gave the old girl a Christmas present today. Replaced the original 2008 battery. Impressive life span; nearly 7 years and 25,000+ miles. Only replacing it because when it is below 15degreees it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,554
Posted By rhollamby
Need to know location and what your riding...

Need to know location and what your riding conditions are like before any recommendations will be helpful
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,554
Posted By rhollamby
X2 makes a big difference. Ask me how I know,...

X2 makes a big difference. Ask me how I know, lol.

I followed others advice and used less oil with great success. Really made the ride better
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,418
Posted By rhollamby
Wr250r fits the bill. Great bike. Road with...

Wr250r fits the bill. Great bike.

Road with some guys with dr650 and xr650r both bikes performed well and in your range.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 1,811,963
Posted By rhollamby
A good fitting helment is important. Really...

A good fitting helment is important. Really important. It doesn't work if to big. Get a decent hjc for 50-60 bucks of you watch motorcyclegear .com enough

Next is tire repair kit. Tube, spoons (I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
For a bike with 70k, and no previous motor work...

For a bike with 70k, and no previous motor work it looked better than I was expecting. Frankly I'm not knowledgeable to help here forward but will watch as I plan on my wr to be a high milage girl,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
would love to know any other issues you had over...

would love to know any other issues you had over the 70000 miles. That is an impressive amount of miles.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 1,811,963
Posted By rhollamby
Agree, rocking it. Sweet!!!

Agree, rocking it. Sweet!!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47,684
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Posted By rhollamby
X2. Great bike to buy used.

X2. Great bike to buy used.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 1,811,963
Posted By rhollamby
Thanks for the input. Need to finish insulating...

Thanks for the input. Need to finish insulating the garage before the heat is turned on out there.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 1,811,963
Posted By rhollamby
Yeah some folks claim they run gear with no...

Yeah some folks claim they run gear with no issues, but after some calculations it seems the xt is very limited in extra electric output. I would love to run a heated jacket full time on it, but...
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