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Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 06:39 PM
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
You obviously understand the basics and then some...

You obviously understand the basics and then some of a shock so I'll post pictures tonight and I bet you'll get it in no time.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Also the stock shock body has about 55mm of...

Also the stock shock body has about 55mm of threaded area to allow for spring preload adjustments. I've never needed a spring spacer with the amount of adjust-ability in the shock preload collars.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
You're over complicating it lol.... Let's say the...

You're over complicating it lol.... Let's say the stock shock is 14.25 inches long. What determines the shock length is when the base plate (lowest washer on the 12mm portion of the shock shaft)...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10,954
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
Exactly. There is plenty of room for the required...

Exactly. There is plenty of room for the required spacer length. Due to the linkage it's not a 1-1 ratio, more like a 1-2.5 give or take.

Yep, easier to replace the seal head if it doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10,954
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
The XRL adjuster bolts right into the XR body but...

The XRL adjuster bolts right into the XR body but any high speed adjustments would have to be made by removing the adjuster from the shock and changing shim configuration. Fitting a CRF style...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
The easiest way to add length to the XRL shock is...

The easiest way to add length to the XRL shock is by adding a spacer under the top out plate. The spacer has to have a 12mm ID and no larger than a 16mm OD. That allows the top out plate/washer to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I have a street titled frame for sale on...

I have a street titled frame for sale on ebay.......
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10,954
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
Yea the body walls are thinner to accommodate the...

Yea the body walls are thinner to accommodate the 46mm piston (2mm larger than the xr600 44mm). The seal head retaining circlip grove is also deeper in the body and the shock shaft and seal head are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Do a search. Tons of guys have done the swap...

Do a search. Tons of guys have done the swap because the shock is a direct bolt on but it's slightly shorter which can be fixed internally.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10,954
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
Plenty of tuners recut the circlip's groove...

Plenty of tuners recut the circlip's groove without issues but I was actually riding with a guy a few years back that had the work done by a big suspension tuner and while riding the circlip popped...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
The nuts are for all Showa shock applications. It...

The nuts are for all Showa shock applications. It is designed to be a "repair" part for improperly ground shock shafts. I get mine from Race Tech Suspension. The part number is SPSN 12125RN and they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
You remove the clevis to remove the adjustment...

You remove the clevis to remove the adjustment rod but to remove the actual tapered needle that controls the rebound/compression bleed you have to CAREFULLY remove the shock shaft peening and have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I either order them custom made from Cannon...

I either order them custom made from Cannon Racecraft or put the stock springs in my spring rate tester and compress them to 480mm and apply heat to one end till it holds it's new 480mm length. The...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
By installing a spacer on the back side of the...

By installing a spacer on the back side of the closed chamber cartridge rod. Then you install 480mm springs and end up with 8mm of spring preload which is what I've found works best for the heavy xr.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10,954
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
Well I have the parts to build 2 kits. I would...

Well I have the parts to build 2 kits. I would shorten the forks internally to match the Xr600 axle center to fork top length so the geometry of the bike remains accurate. I would also install the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
usd forks

What would a setup be worth? I've got a crf450 im parting out and I was debating if it would be worth ordering an Emig Racing stem and building a bolt on setup and offering it as a ready to bolt on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 08:07 PM
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Posted By MCCOYBOY
Exactly. It's worth more in parts and I'll use...

Exactly. It's worth more in parts and I'll use some of the parts I had on it for my next project. Alaskajeff you have a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Time for her to go :(

http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac126/mccoyboys2000/20131029_175124_zps081c7bc8.jpg http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac126/mccoyboys2000/20131029_175102_zps151e190f.jpgparting out my 1997 xr600....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 23,052
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I'm planning on going rogue and riding the BRT...

I'm planning on going rogue and riding the BRT and some of the TET. I have both loaded on the gps. I have a few guys riding with me and everyone is welcome. I hope to tie in the lunch stop so we can...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-02-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,455
Sticky: Tet
Views: 143,012
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Got it.

Got it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,358
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Mountain Man 400 Dual Sport and Adventure Bike Challenge

Not my event but I'm going and know the guy putting the ride together and I'm pretty sure it'll be epic. It's going to happen on Mountain Lake in Giles County VA. Here is the only link I have. It'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
https://www.facebook.com/events/446465705462556/

https://www.facebook.com/events/446465705462556/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Just be careful when approaching turns. I was...

Just be careful when approaching turns. I was very cautious and still had issues with the Bear hunters in their trucks with dogs sitting on the back side of a blind turn. You will also be better off...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I'm planning on running half of it again October...

I'm planning on running half of it again October 25th down to Mountain Lake in Giles county. There is an organized dual sport event being help at MT Lake 10-26 through 10-27. They're calling it the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I really wish I would've mounted up some of the...

I really wish I would've mounted up some of the Moto Z tires you have as well. The only issues during the 2 days were minor gps issues and the rear tire falling apart. I probably could've took it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Yea took the xr. I was moving at a good pace but...

Yea took the xr. I was moving at a good pace but the biggest factor was how rarely I stopped. I had just fitted a 5 gallon clark tank so I didn't stop untill it was into the last gallon of fuel and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
943 miles in two days and loved every minute. ...

943 miles in two days and loved every minute. The only down side was the Blue Ridge parkway and it's ridiculously low speed limit. Spent 28 hours in the saddle and destroyed a new rear tire but it...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 335,911
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I doubt you would notice but you could always...

I doubt you would notice but you could always dish the wheel over .5mm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
The whole trail west of interstate 81. Plan is to...

The whole trail west of interstate 81. Plan is to make it to Blacksburg on day 1. The rest on day 2. Then hop on 81 and ride back north on day 3.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
I'll be there tomorrow.

I'll be there tomorrow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,567
Posted By MCCOYBOY
That's the ride I lead about a month ago. We rode...

That's the ride I lead about a month ago. We rode the first 150 miles north to south before camping and riding back the next day. I'm planning on running the whole route next weekend solo. Going to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,866
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Just got your PM. Replied.

Just got your PM. Replied.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,555,975
Posted By MCCOYBOY
10x1.25mm

10x1.25mm
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 1,749,545
Posted By MCCOYBOY
For street use the K&N is great. Ran them on all...

For street use the K&N is great. Ran them on all my super moto bikes. But only foam off road.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 1,749,545
Posted By MCCOYBOY
IMO K&N filters have no place in the extreme off...

IMO K&N filters have no place in the extreme off road world. Read their box sometime. They offer a warranty when using their filters in your vehicle or street bike but absolutely no warranty for off...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 1,749,545
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Well things may not go as planned. Found...

Well things may not go as planned. Found significant frame damage and lots of bearings in the swing arm and linkage needing replaced. Might just keep a few of the parts for my 600 and part out the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 110,060
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Lol.... Thanks for the info. Guess I'll do my...

Lol.... Thanks for the info. Guess I'll do my usual routine and wait till the last minute to make a decision.
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 110,060
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Well I've read your RR twice now and I can't take...

Well I've read your RR twice now and I can't take it any longer. My better half and daughter are flying to CO at the end of the month and I am thinking about riding the TAT out to them. Worst part is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 1,749,545
Posted By MCCOYBOY
Yea figured as much. Uni is on the way.

Yea figured as much. Uni is on the way.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-12-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 113,625
Posted By MCCOYBOY
received the doc

Got them. Thanks
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