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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Onederer
So, you're so educated about these bikes that you...

So, you're so educated about these bikes that you don't need to answer any legitimate questions?

They are fragile by your opinion, but you say a viable race bike that can have the compression...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Onederer
Semantics. Are they not properly...

Semantics.



Are they not properly jetted from the factory?



Your point?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
Mine haven't been. I make sure to use high temp...

Mine haven't been. I make sure to use high temp anti-seize just on the very ends of the bolts, and make sure to cut the bolts to length so that they aren't protruding into the packing material. If...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
It's not that heavy. Check out the...

It's not that heavy.

Check out the weight difference between a stock DR650 muffler and aftermarket, that's something close to seven pounds difference. There's maybe just two pounds difference...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
No doubt! RTV is a blight in the home repair...

No doubt! RTV is a blight in the home repair scene, a down-right evil, a double edged sword.

Some people even use it on carb bowls, really.



You should try rolling or picking as...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Onederer
I wouldn't put too much stock in the idea that...

I wouldn't put too much stock in the idea that those bikes didn't last because of overheating. There are several people on here that have owned them and said they were fine. Maybe, it's just a rumor,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
Buy another switch. The Suzuki LS650/S40 uses a...

Buy another switch. The Suzuki LS650/S40 uses a under seat ignition switch that can be bolted just about anywhere.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
Yep. The thing is, a carb that is right...

Yep.

The thing is, a carb that is right on the edge of a good tune bounces around either side of that edge depending on temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, fuel quality and other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11,459
Views: 1,726,819
Posted By Onederer
Do U mean you're going to put the XRR engine in...

Do U mean you're going to put the XRR engine in the XRL?

I put a XR600R engine into my XR650L frame to cut weight. I don't believe e-start is necessary for such an engine. As a matter of fact,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
Hey butthole, keep those pics taken with a nice...

Hey butthole, keep those pics taken with a nice camera in the pics thread.


Seriously though, I like that tripod. I have something like that, but a little smaller, that I carry in a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By Onederer
Get the kid a manual clutch bike. I learned...

Get the kid a manual clutch bike.

I learned on a XR100 when I was about 10 years old and don't have any memory of it being difficult. I rode that bike for everything it was worth and even got to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 122,725
Posted By Onederer
http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMit...

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/XL600R/P2180027.jpg


http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/XL600R/Hagerman%20Wind%20Farms.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By Onederer
I didn't have a good picture of the deflector...

I didn't have a good picture of the deflector plate, but I made something so you know what it looks like.

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/XR600R-96-Parts-Bike-2---Copy.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By Onederer
I have a FMF Megamax which is the same basic...

I have a FMF Megamax which is the same basic muffler. There is a heat shield on mine and it also came with a quiet insert. Maybe I can dig up a picture later.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
You can't take it off the bike if you decide to...

You can't take it off the bike if you decide to go hiking or have mechanical failure and have to walk out.

Riding off road to me means serious terrain changes and the chance there are things I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By Onederer
That engine design is extremely durable and low...

That engine design is extremely durable and low maintenance. You can't own any motorcycle that's easier to own.

Other than the horizontal Honda engines like the 90-125cc in the ATCs and postie...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 467,482
Posted By Onederer
Before anyone gets sucked into this thread, there...

Before anyone gets sucked into this thread, there are a couple things they should know.

Several of the regulars here who act like cyclist would be referred to as Spandex Warriors by many bicycle...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
It's a personal preference, but anyone retains...

It's a personal preference, but anyone retains the right to poke at it. That's part of our freedoms, although some people think it should be illegal to have an opinion (not you).

My first...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By Onederer
Try this: Don't touch anything other than...

Try this:

Don't touch anything other than to make sure the fuel is on.

Lean the bike all the way to the side, either side, and pick it right back up.

Look for fuel coming from the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
It was in the banana belt of Idaho. For...

It was in the banana belt of Idaho.

For anyone who hasn't ever been to Idaho, much less ridden on any of the public lands and trails, I highly suggest giving Idaho a visit. It has surpassed my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
Do you know of anyone who was stopped by the...

Do you know of anyone who was stopped by the police and asked the redundant question of if they how fast their engine was turning? How about anyone getting a ticket for too many RPM's in first gear?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
A couple more pictures

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/Jan_2015%204.jpg

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/Jan_2015%206.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
Nothing good to add, but I have some pictures,...

Nothing good to add, but I have some pictures, pictures of a rider enjoying the 30+ year old Honda.

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/ToanaRoad8.jpg?




...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
Exactly how much use is a digital bar tach when...

Exactly how much use is a digital bar tach when riding off road at high speeds?
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,113
Posted By Onederer
There is just a resistor or capacitor inside of...

There is just a resistor or capacitor inside of it. It's an inexpensive and common electrical device in a fancy package, sold for a high profit, which is a marketing tactic that has been used over...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 64,245
Posted By Onederer
How much thought has been given to the tires? ...

How much thought has been given to the tires?

There can be several pounds of difference between similar tires.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
I turned my camera on without a memory card in it...

I turned my camera on without a memory card in it and found a few pictures were on internal memory that I didn't know were there.

This one was last year sometime and depicts the standard...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
That's the fanciest keg tapping machine I've ever...

That's the fanciest keg tapping machine I've ever seen.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Onederer
If a person is not racing, then what's the...

If a person is not racing, then what's the attraction to a Mousse? High cost and often difficult tire changes would seem to negate any advantage for a recreational rider.

When I really think...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,209
Posted By Onederer
It works on metric and inch fasteners, so maybe...

It works on metric and inch fasteners, so maybe it's the tool to have in a 1970-1980 American automobile glove box.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,777
Posted By Onederer
I just bought a 4-500cc thumper. Does...

I just bought a 4-500cc thumper.

Does anyone know where I can get a big bore kit?
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
What air pressure did you use? Do you have rim...

What air pressure did you use? Do you have rim locks?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 64,245
Posted By Onederer
While building an aluminum frame for the XR is...

While building an aluminum frame for the XR is commendable, without forged and hydro formed parts, the reality is that it's very likely going to weigh more than the stock steel frame and not have any...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By Onederer
Have you even heard of a Suzuki RV125?...

Have you even heard of a Suzuki RV125? http://www.suzukicycles.org/RV-series/index.html?RV125.shtml~isoraami

Light weight two-cycle engine, dual range transmission, wide tires, street legal and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Onederer
Depends on the terrain you ride. Gravel,...

Depends on the terrain you ride.

Gravel, dirt, fire roads? Those should be fine as stock, even at speed.

Actual trails and rough terrain? You're going to want so suspension work.

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14,545
Views: 1,570,305
Posted By Onederer
How much was that; thickness? I ask...

How much was that; thickness?

I ask because it would be good to know compared to how much it changes camshaft timing if using a stock thickness head gasket.

On overhead camshaft engines,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Onederer
Just a couple more things for reference: ...

Just a couple more things for reference:

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/1987-honda-xl250r/o/m2997#sch7688

http://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/1983-honda-xl200r/o/m2992#sch19951
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Onederer
You mean like this?...

You mean like this? http://m.ebay.com/itm/281577879902?_mwBanner=1

Of course with even more internet search wizardry I found this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=263871

Several...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Onederer
The OP has an '87, and your '82 are likely very...

The OP has an '87, and your '82 are likely very different systems.

The '87 headlight should not even be on the same circuit as the DC system and to meet DOT specs for '87, would have to be closer...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 83,738
Views: 9,592,915
Posted By Onederer
The gaskets sets with paper rocker/head cover...

The gaskets sets with paper rocker/head cover gaskets are without a single doubt, to be avoided.

Myself, I won't use anything buy OEM, on anything. I done a rebuild on an ATV one time an had...
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