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Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 688,436
Posted By Irishman
I got the speedometer working on my XT the other...

I got the speedometer working on my XT the other night after the PO had said that after he changed the front tire the speedo quit working. So I went out to test ride it only to find that the light...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 688,436
Posted By Irishman
Just got a 1998 model. Picking it up this...

Just got a 1998 model. Picking it up this afternoon. Subscribing to this thread.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,209
Posted By Irishman
I'm just posting up to wish you guys the best of...

I'm just posting up to wish you guys the best of luck. My wife and I are both riders and I know she will get a kick out of your trip report. Safe travels!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,790
Posted By Irishman
I gave away the camping pass this morning and...

I gave away the camping pass this morning and ticket is gone too...

Sorry Al!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,790
Posted By Irishman
I had a friend that couldn't make it and gave me...

I had a friend that couldn't make it and gave me his weekend pass. I gave the pass to another friend, but he didn't need the lot "C" camping that went with it.

I'll have to go home and check if I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 254,616
Posted By Irishman
Black Betty... My trusted companion for about...

Black Betty... My trusted companion for about 20,000 miles. She's never let me down...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2579/4002750989_94390f4cd9_b.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 66,757
Posted By Irishman
I just stopped in Cycle Gear last night on my way...

I just stopped in Cycle Gear last night on my way back fromt he hardware store on the TW200. I tried this helmet on and a Medium fit pretty tight, but the large fit well. He said they were still...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 254,616
Posted By Irishman
I have the Corbin, I guess it's the...

I have the Corbin, I guess it's the "Gunslinger?", and I like it. It is firm, but once you get used to it it is pretty nice. I guess the most I have done in it is about 1500 miles over 4 days from...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 254,616
Posted By Irishman
Mrs. Irish and I on a surprizingly chilly BRP a...

Mrs. Irish and I on a surprizingly chilly BRP a few weekends ago at the Triumph Dragon RAT Raid...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8036/8045844506_aee7a2ffdf_b.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,173,777
Posted By Irishman
Thanks for the reply. You've got me talked into...

Thanks for the reply. You've got me talked into the Clarke TW200 tank. :D I'll order the jets tonight.

I like the bike restore. The red and white looks better than what I originally thought it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,030
Posted By Irishman
Tw200???

Tw200???
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,173,777
Posted By Irishman
Hey guys, Since I have introduced myself...

Hey guys,

Since I have introduced myself and read through the entire thread, I have a few questions:

1. I see a lot of posts about the newer carbs and re-jetting, however since mine is a 1999...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,173,777
Posted By Irishman
Hey Dudes and Dudettes, I have just...

Hey Dudes and Dudettes,

I have just finished reading this entire thread... Whew! It was like War and Peace. :D The reason for my reading was: Last Sunday morning I was drinking coffee and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,356
Posted By Irishman
"When boxing, try not to let the other guy's...

"When boxing, try not to let the other guy's glove touch your face, because you never know where that glove has been."

[Jack Handy]
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,228
Posted By Irishman
I wonder how a muffler like this one would work? ...

I wonder how a muffler like this one would work?
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,228
Posted By Irishman
Trail Tech Vapor Installation?

Edit: Never mind... It looks pretty easy.

PS: I'm hoping to get to a motorcycle junkyard in a couple of days to search for a muffler. Wish me luck.
Forum: Americas 06-10-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Irishman
If you go to google maps and plug in your...

If you go to google maps and plug in your location and then plug in your destination and then click on "Show Options" and then click on "Avoid Highways" and then click on "Get Directions," it will...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,228
Posted By Irishman
Repair Manual!

I just thought I would give back to the community... Here are two links to XT550 repair manuals. The first one is a compressed version:

[Edited the link out.]

and the second one is the full...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-07-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,387
Posted By Irishman
I like this... I have Samsung Galaxy SII...

I like this...

I have Samsung Galaxy SII Skyrocket now and I used to use a handlebar mount and my Iphone. Now that I have a Viper fairing on my Bonneville, I tink I am going to mount the USB...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,228
Posted By Irishman
Thanks everyone for replying to my post. I am...

Thanks everyone for replying to my post. I am starting on the leads you guys gave me on the mufflers [Spark arrestors :D]. I am watching some on Ebay as we speak.

My carbs must be in decent...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,228
Posted By Irishman
Hey Guys, I'ma new guy just checking in. I...

Hey Guys,

I'ma new guy just checking in. I just picked up a pretty decent 1983 XT550 and I found this thread searching on the internet, so I joined up to hopefully benefit from all of you guy's...
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