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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2015, 09:49 PM
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Views: 157,436
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Any video games in that storage unit? :deal:deal

Any video games in that storage unit? :deal:deal
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-21-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31,497
Views: 2,434,275
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Don't forget the XR250Rs (if you find a tagged...

Don't forget the XR250Rs (if you find a tagged one). I've rode both, and I feel the XR was better controlled, more torque, and an overall better ride. Only down side is no e-start, but they're...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-21-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,359
Views: 522,519
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I want those wheels for my XR. :eek1

I want those wheels for my XR. :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 319,549
Posted By SpeedoJosh
When I sent in the paper work for my 98 XR400,...

When I sent in the paper work for my 98 XR400, they sent it back saying it needed a VIN verification form.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-31-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 31,497
Views: 2,434,275
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Putting a feeler out to my local fellow riders: ...

Putting a feeler out to my local fellow riders:

Looking to buy older nintendo stuff. Just found my box of old nintendo systems in the garage, and the girlfriend bought me a TV for Christmas so I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Thanks, but pretty sold on the Edelbrocks. I have...

Thanks, but pretty sold on the Edelbrocks. I have a Mikuni on it now, but love the simplicity of the Edelbrock. I had one on my 650R, and currently have one on my 250R, so would like to continue the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone have an Edelbrock for the XR400 sitting on...

Anyone have an Edelbrock for the XR400 sitting on a shelf they'd like to get rid of? :evil:evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
Posted By SpeedoJosh
Anyone ever used one of the edelbrock carbs for...

Anyone ever used one of the edelbrock carbs for the XR that doesn't have the accelerator pump?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
Posted By SpeedoJosh
I find that if I kick and follow through, kind of...

I find that if I kick and follow through, kind of like how you punch someone. Instead of just jabbing, and pulling your arm back, follow through. Same with the every XR I've had. I kick, but once I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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
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Views: 319,549
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 1,359
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: 369
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
Replies: 31,497
Views: 2,434,275
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 8,936
Views: 1,842,384
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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: 221
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: 901
Views: 319,549
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:...
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