ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 35 of 35
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: gladesteen
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Thanks Pepper! that really explains it better....

Thanks Pepper! that really explains it better. from a picture i saw it looked like there was an 'arrow' or something on the short end i assumed you used as the selection. Seeing it is the long side...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
DR 250S leaking petcock

Hi all,

My carb is starting to leak out the bottom of the petcock. I understand this is fairly common and the recommended solution is to switch to the raptor one.
I noticed that the raptor has...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Hi mark, Welcome aboard. I'm running the...

Hi mark,

Welcome aboard.
I'm running the Kenda 270's up front and back (as many others are also).Very good tire and inexpensive. Can be found on www.rockymountainatv.com...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
lightbulb questions ??

Hi guys,

I've done the search and found the bulb for turn signal is compatible with the 'box store' 1057 bulbs, but i cannot find the bulbs for indicators. Smashed my right side turn signal on a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Shift Drum Bolt - clutch basket removal?

Getting ready to take the clutch plate off this weekend and take a peek. Hard /jerky shifts, impossible neutral and just recently starting to pop out of gear.

- Have clutch gasket on order
-...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
I thought of that, but actually want a normal...

I thought of that, but actually want a normal sized clutch lever vs. the 'stubby' version thats on there now. Its too small for my hands/fingers.

-Mark
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Thank you! Guess a 'hot start' has some button...

Thank you!
Guess a 'hot start' has some button or such on it.......mine only has the compression lever.

-mark
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Hot Start Clutch lever?

I've got a 1991 DR 250S kicker and trying to replace the crappy clutch lever (way sloppy loose) on it with something nice. Have seen recommendations for the MSR AOF setup and want to try it, but its...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
GOT IT:D Thank you my friend. I would assume...

GOT IT:D
Thank you my friend.
I would assume we have the same also, but ill check for the rubber seal and do what you've suggested. I just did the SAG test and its sitting at 5 inches with me on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Just to be clear on this..... Are you...

Just to be clear on this.....

Are you saying go full FIRM (rear) then a 3/4 turn forward = starting point.
Then from that point go 8 clicks forward (LOOSE) ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Thanks Mark! Mine is 1991 S, the...

Thanks Mark!

Mine is 1991 S, the preload/rebound is just a slot for screwdriver. It doesnt click. I will set it about half way and go from there i guess.

mark
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Suggested Rear Sag and Rebound settings for "S" model

Hi guys,

The PO has the sag set WAY too low for me.
Whats the proper adjustment? Is it around 3 inches or so?
Also how about the rebound screwdriver setting. Right now i have it maxed out to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Mr P! Thank you! That was a great writeup....

Mr P!

Thank you!
That was a great writeup.
I'm looking at the chain + sprockets now for the S model.

-Mark
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Thanks Greg, Will check that x-drive out. ...

Thanks Greg,

Will check that x-drive out.

I'm assuming the first items (chains & sprockets) that show up after you input bike info are the factory delivered sizes?

-Mark
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Worn chain symptoms?

I beleive i have a worn out chain.
Here is what i 'feel'. When in lower gears, say 1st/2nd, and at steady RPM i feel this surge back and forth motion. Doesnt really do it much in 4th, 5th, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Cush Drive Shim! Amazing difference!

WOW!

I need to tell you guys about this.
If you have a CUSH sprocket setup, you must do this.
It made a H U G E difference in the way the bike feels on/off throttle.

Basically you shim either...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
thank you guys. Was just concerned when i pulled...

thank you guys. Was just concerned when i pulled the wheel off (finally) after getting that stupid axle out. The sprocket and its guts came flying off too!:rofl

I guess ill clean the rubber bits...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Is this 'normal' to happen? My bike is a 91 DR...

Is this 'normal' to happen? My bike is a 91 DR 250S and the manual states that you loosen the allen wrench bolts then remove the sprocket. Mine literally fell off then all these rubber V shaped...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Rear tire removal help/suggestions?

I pulled the rear wheel off to get some new tread on it. going with the Kenda so many recommend!

I pull the guard off, loosen the right side, kick wheel forward and pop the chain off sprocket....
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Valve adjustment

Hi guys,

Do you have to remove the tank to adjust the valves?
Found a few threads and have seen the "make your own" #2 deck screw tool, but nothing about ......do it this way, that way.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Juda, it is indeed a "S" model. Thank you for...

Juda, it is indeed a "S" model.
Thank you for your input! I am very happy to hear that is normal ops.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
No, its a LAG at best. It's when i quickly jump...

No, its a LAG at best.
It's when i quickly jump off throttle at speed.
Instead of the immediate reaction to slow down because of driveline, there is a delay of 1/2 to 1 second and then Bang it hits...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Off throttle lunge - no excess slack in chain

When i am at speed (say 4th gear 40mph) and let off throttle quickly, i feel a sensation similar to a LOT of slack in the chain. It feels as if the chain is loose when i jump off throttle.......sort...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Spark plug preferences - NGK 5329 vs 5545

Is the higher priced (new design) NGK 5545 aka DPR9E1X
or is the 'standard' NGK 5329 aka DPR9EA9 just as good?

If the higher priced 5545 has benefits, i have no problem spending the extra $ on...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By gladesteen
Thank you guys. Just checking. I thought so, but...

Thank you guys. Just checking. I thought so, but wanted to be sure.
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By gladesteen
neutral vs clutch pull?

When i push my DR250 in Neutral its very easy. When i have it in gear, and pull the clutch and push, it has considerable more resistance. IS that normal?

Thanks,
mark
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Perfect....Thank you both! BTW - is there a...

Perfect....Thank you both!

BTW - is there a general maintenance 'how to' anywhere that someone can point me to? I have a manual, but i don't even know the correct steps for say......fixing a flat!...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 29,618
Views: 3,665,258
Posted By gladesteen
Tire Pressure recommendations?

When riding on street is it best to air up to the recommended 22psi?
I've done a search and seen everything from 8psi to "it doesnt matter how much".

I have pirelli tires and they say something...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By gladesteen
Thanks Joe. I didnt know there was a 'tool' to...

Thanks Joe. I didnt know there was a 'tool' to lube the cable.
I was planning on going to the dollar store and buying a cheapo flavor injector (giant needle) and using that to squirt the fluid in...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By gladesteen
Lots of up/down clutch play - good or replace?

Hi gang,

My DR250 clutch has a lot of up and down play. Very little 'free' play on the pull, probably 1/4 inch or less, but up and down is crazy loose ....like 1/2" each way. Is it normal to have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By gladesteen
Matt, Thanks for the help! Looks like...

Matt,

Thanks for the help!
Looks like Ebay is my friend for the oil & air filters.
Will also look to pick up a new clutch cable if the oil gunk flush trick doesnt work.

The shifter is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By gladesteen
I was thinking the clutch also, but its adjusted...

I was thinking the clutch also, but its adjusted almost to 1/4 of free before engagement. There's barely anything left.
Could maybe be a stretched cable too? Even though it has very few miles on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By gladesteen
Thank you Strombony! I've already been...

Thank you Strombony!

I've already been doing my homework here on the forums as i have one thing thats not quite right with the bike. It is hard (pretty much impossible) to find neutral after the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By gladesteen
1990 DR250S owner - best tuneup manufacture request plz..

Hello all... New owner!

I've searched around and cant seem to find some of the commonly recommended or 'best' tuneup manufacturer suggestions.
Things like best plugs (eg NGK...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By gladesteen
Question Purchasing 1992 DR 250S - things to look for?

Hi gang,
About to pull the trigger on a 1992 DR 250S.
Anything in particular to look for?

I've started it up on first kick and the choke seems to work just fine.
No smoke, no leaks and very low...
Showing results 1 to 35 of 35

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 06:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014