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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 11:24 PM
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Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Understood, but it's a hard question to search...

Understood, but it's a hard question to search for, and someone might of recently went through the process and could offer some info. I tried without and got a letter back stating I needed a VT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
If directed at my question, sorry my post annoys...

If directed at my question, sorry my post annoys you. Maybe try reading another thread. :ken
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
What are people using to prove street legal...

What are people using to prove street legal requirements have been met?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Is $20-25 the normal price for a Honda spark plug...

Is $20-25 the normal price for a Honda spark plug tool for these bikes? Just realized my Kobalt ones won't fit. I could almost swear it works on my 250r and my 650r.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Aww rats. Thanks for the advice. Might just pull...

Aww rats. Thanks for the advice. Might just pull the whole carb off and throw on the Edelbrock I have in the closet. I can let my xr250 with an Eddie sit for six months, and fire it up one kick.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Not sure. Got side tracked with other things....

Not sure. Got side tracked with other things. Fixed the hanging throttle, 3hrs to figure out they needed to be pulled down more, and cleaned the air filter.

Going to change plug tomorrow. As I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Thanks for the link. So just went out, and...

Thanks for the link.

So just went out, and started the bike. Let it idle on about 1/2 to 1/4 choke. Rode around for a mile or so. Felt fine once out of first gear. First gear it likes to bog down...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone have the pamphlet for the mikuni for the...

Anyone have the pamphlet for the mikuni for the xr400 on their computer? Having issues with mine.

Here's the story:
Let the XR sit for two months, and now it's running like crap. Before that, I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
A pumper carb also helps. I'm height challenged...

A pumper carb also helps. I'm height challenged as well, and with the mikuni carb, I can kick the bike over while sitting on it. Have my left foot just barely touching the ground, and a quick kick...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I just ordered a BD kit to the tune of $500. The...

I just ordered a BD kit to the tune of $500. The mikuni carbs are a god send and would be a few hundred more dollars if you bought a stock bike. So with $800 of accessories and being street legal,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Thanks for the reply guys. I read on Baja...

Thanks for the reply guys. I read on Baja Design's site that they recommend an updated stator to run their kit. I just ordered the kit, so wanted to see if I would be able to run the kit without.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Just ordered my Baja Design Dual Sport Kit. One...

Just ordered my Baja Design Dual Sport Kit. One step closer to getting the 400 on the road and being able to compare it to the 250R and 650R.

Anyone running the Baja Design kit with stock stator?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
What type of bike?

What type of bike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Thanks for the reply. I planned on getting the...

Thanks for the reply. I planned on getting the Baja Design Kit. Guess I'll have to order it up a little earlier then planned.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Sent my paper work in for my XR400. Got denied,...

Sent my paper work in for my XR400. Got denied, and stated that I need proof that the bike has been made street worthy.
Anyone had this happen? If so, what all is needed to prove that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Drive down the parkway really really fast, and I...

Drive down the parkway really really fast, and I bet you can get a trooper to come look at the bike. :D:D

I'd call around to the DMVs and see what they say. I've had no trouble getting DMV people...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Gotcha. I saw where some ran into that issue. I...

Gotcha. I saw where some ran into that issue. I plan on getting the baja design dual sport kit. I already sent the paper work in. If it comes back, I guess I'll just have to order it a little earlier.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Just sent in my form, bill of sale, and check....

Just sent in my form, bill of sale, and check. Fingers crossed it goes through.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Yea, I've never been able to get both in without...

Yea, I've never been able to get both in without spilling a lot everywhere. It always seems to overflow unless you start to put in only a drop every minute. This is on my old XR650R, and my XR250R. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Gotta tell you guys, this XR400 I just picked up...

Gotta tell you guys, this XR400 I just picked up is the easiest bike to start. The previous owner really dialed in that Mikuni. Gas on, two pumps, typical TDC and decomp lever action, then first kick...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By SpeedoJosh
My AC was leaking last week. Poured a couple cups...

My AC was leaking last week. Poured a couple cups of bleach down the drain, and hasn't leaked since.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Ankle braces. Who wears them, and what brand?

Before I begin, I know a good boot is the preferred method. I do have a pair of Alpine Stars for pure dirt riding that have saved my ankle when I went off course a bit, hit a tree, and had my foot...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-13-2014, 01:37 AM
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Views: 2,283,666
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Who runs the best MSF course in the area? The...

Who runs the best MSF course in the area? The lady wants to learn to ride, and I think the XR250 will be perfect. Instead of me trying to be a know-it-all, I'd rather her go to the course and be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone have a spare taillight/brake light laying...

Anyone have a spare taillight/brake light laying around?

Just bought a 1998 and the taillight is busted. There is a plug under the seat that I imagine is stock. Figured I would ask if anyone had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Ok, on section 9, I can't type any info, but...

Ok, on section 9, I can't type any info, but isn't that where I fill-in the registration price, and the tax, then total it at the bottom? I plan on just printing out and handwriting it, but want to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Well, drove to go check out the bike. Meet...

Well, drove to go check out the bike. Meet DrLewalls twin brother. The XR is clean! Farkles include bars, levers, bark busters, seat, protective fins, FMF adjustable exhaust, and the mikuni. Bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I was moving and only had room for one bike....

I was moving and only had room for one bike. Clean 250r are harder to find then the 650s. Plus it was a little too big/heavy for my liking.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Going to look at a 98 today. Looks clean and well...

Going to look at a 98 today. Looks clean and well farkled. Has a mikuni, so we'll see if it's a one-two kicker.

Anything special about the 98s to look for?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anybody had an issue with titling a 1998 bike. I...

Anybody had an issue with titling a 1998 bike. I know it meets the 15 year mark, just seems most go this route since the bike is under the CC requirement.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By SpeedoJosh
$$$ Anyone heading to Florida with bed space??? $$$$$

Anyone heading to Florida anytime soon? Looking at a bike out near Phoenix and before I check with uship, figured I would see if an inmate is heading that way with some bed space.

If interested,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 281,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
This put the cake in the oven: ...

This put the cake in the oven:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16748992#post16748992

This probably was the icing on the cake:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8,550
Views: 1,703,210
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Not sure what you mean by late model, but I know...

Not sure what you mean by late model, but I know for a fact that a 2000+ XR400 seat will fit a 2000+ XR250R. I also know that an XR650R seat will not fit.
Currently running an XR400 seat on my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 369,186
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Whats gear setup would you guys recommend for me?...

Whats gear setup would you guys recommend for me? Looking to go a faster on the road. The trails around here aren't really technical, so I have wiggly room.
Currently running stock gears, and when...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 30,308
Views: 2,283,666
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone here drive a Tacoma 2005+? I have a Bestop...

Anyone here drive a Tacoma 2005+? I have a Bestop Supertop for a 6' bed I'm going to be listing in the classifieds. Figured I would give the local crowd first dibs. Can get pics on request.

Video...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,073
Views: 479,363
Posted By SpeedoJosh
200cc Suzuki up for sale right down the road from...

200cc Suzuki up for sale right down the road from me.

http://pensacola.craigslist.org/mcd/4481253163.html
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 369,186
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Edelbrock Pumper carb. Two twist of the...

Edelbrock Pumper carb.
Two twist of the throttle. Cycle through kickstart until TDC. Pull in decomp and push the kickstart lever down a hair, let kickstart lever return to top, and kick.

If it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 369,186
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Wrong thread. Us 250 guys rely on the air. :D

Wrong thread. Us 250 guys rely on the air. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I expect a some surface rust, but how bad is it...

I expect a some surface rust, but how bad is it going to be on a 2010 truck? Is the frame going to pitted, or have holes?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Thanks. Sent him a message, waiting for a word...

Thanks. Sent him a message, waiting for a word back. Anyone else in the area available if he isn't?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Minneapolis/Cedar area. Need help with used car.

So I'm looking at a truck to do a fly and drive back to Florida. Just worried about not being able to see it before I fly up there. I've always heard horror stories about northern states, salt, and...
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