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Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By 12ride
The battery is located under the tail piece...

The battery is located under the tail piece (lith-iron). I haven't tried the kick start- would have to undo the frame brace- that would not be difficult - one allan bolt.
Thanks for the comments.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By 12ride
No it is not running lean - pipes were discolored...

No it is not running lean - pipes were discolored when I converted it from an RT to a caf bike.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 03:13 PM
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Views: 1,630,042
Posted By 12ride
Thanks - a couple of more views of it. ...

Thanks - a couple of more views of it.
http://12ride.smugmug.com/photos/i-rhrzj9p/0/L/i-rhrzj9p-L.jpg
http://12ride.smugmug.com/photos/i-9Sxx3nk/0/L/i-9Sxx3nk-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By 12ride
1984 r80

http://12ride.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZFX8j6S/0/M/i-ZFX8j6S-M.jpg
Forum: Americas 01-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 157,628
Posted By 12ride
Bicimaps

Do the Bicimaps for Mexico include Baja? If so
how are they for detail of the back roads and trails of Baja? Thanks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By 12ride
Rode Cinnamon , California, Hurricane, Corkscrew,...

Rode Cinnamon , California, Hurricane, Corkscrew, and Ophir on Friday. Cinnamon is pretty chewed up in places, some snow in the tracks between California and Hurricane and Corkscrew has some muddy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
thanks guys - that is what I was looking for.

thanks guys - that is what I was looking for.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
saddle mounts

I was planning on buying the Wolfman Expedition dry saddlebags and found that they no longer sell the saddlebag mounts for the WR 250R.

What other bag mounts work with these bags. (I have been...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
fuel pump replacement

I just did mine and it was a little difficult. I contacted Big Dog as he had done one and I was concerned that I would damage the tabs holding the center column on. He said that it was doable so I...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 736,241
Posted By 12ride
Thanks for the response - I'm still scratching my...

Thanks for the response - I'm still scratching my head trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong.
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 736,241
Posted By 12ride
R80 redo

http://https://www.dropbox.com/s/iit7etipjm471go/R80%20pics%20019.jpg

Well I'm good at getting red X's but not at posting a picture. Suggestions??
I opened the dropbox and copied the url for the...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 736,241
Posted By 12ride
R80

Thanks to both guys who gave me suggestions on how to do this. Lets see if it works.
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 736,241
Posted By 12ride
Thanks for the response TV. I don't have a...

Thanks for the response TV. I don't have a hosting service and at this time am not interested iin acquiring one for such a small number of photos. I will just pass on posting. take care, jim
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 736,241
Posted By 12ride
I spent all last winter changing an R80Rt into a...

I spent all last winter changing an R80Rt into a cafe bike. I would like to post some pictures but don't have the capability to do so. Would someone be willing to post the pics for me?
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,345
Posted By 12ride
1991 R100 gs manual

Looking for a service manual for a 1991 R100 GS. Clymer/Haynes - what ever.
If you have one that is legibile let me know. thanks
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,204
Posted By 12ride
Place to stay in Moab

A good place to stay in Moab is the Adventure Inn 512 N. Main. 435-259-6122. Clean, well maintained and the folks like dirt riders. It is reasonably priced ( for Moab). They close down at the end...
Forum: Regional forums 04-10-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,747
Posted By 12ride
National Park Service Scoping meeting

I just returned from the NPS scoping meeting in Springfield MO. There were about 25 individuals from the area who were interested in seeing the Butterfield route become a national trail. They...
Forum: Regional forums 03-31-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,747
Posted By 12ride
Good info and good pictures. The closure issue...

Good info and good pictures. The closure issue is why I hope several riders go to the NPS "Scoping Meetings". If they are serious about having a National Trail on the old Butterfield Route it needs...
Forum: Regional forums 03-29-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,747
Posted By 12ride
I have a book entitled "Drivers Guide to the...

I have a book entitled "Drivers Guide to the Butterfield Overland Mail Route" Volume 1, Missouri, Akransas and Oklahoma. by Kirby Sanders. Published by the Heritage Trail Partners, Springdale AR.
...
Forum: Regional forums 03-29-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,747
Posted By 12ride
Butterfield Overland Stage

In 1857 John Butterfield developed a stage line from Tipton MO to San Francisco CA. The National Park Service has held several meetings for " Public Scoping Meeting for Butterfield Overland Trail" ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
I have a new rear D606 setting in my garage it...

I have a new rear D606 setting in my garage it has 15mms of tread depth on it. I have a rear D606 on my WR with 3400 miles on it that has 5.5 mms of tread depth left on it. It is close to being...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 11:52 AM
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Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
I have a stock 09 Wr250 r. Riding in the Flint...

I have a stock 09 Wr250 r. Riding in the Flint Hills 2 weeks ago. 198 miles and it used 2.7 gallons (mileage by gps) 73.3 mpg. I have a safari tank. I normally get around 62 mpg in normal riding. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
High Five - I had a KTM 450 EXC that had a weak...

High Five - I had a KTM 450 EXC that had a weak coil. It would run until it got hot and then would not run nor could you start it. After cooling off it would start and then run until it got hot. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
I didn't point out in my response that the...

I didn't point out in my response that the radiator was not damaged at all in my low side. The Safari tank protects it pretty well. I think the only way you could damage the radiator is from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
oilfieldtrash asked I low sided my R at...

oilfieldtrash asked


I low sided my R at about 30 mph on a 90 gravel degree turn and the Safari tank took the hit on the radiator side and it looks "chewed" along the edge of the tank where the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2009, 06:42 PM
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Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
seat bolts

Diehard, I didn't see any respnse to your question. I don't know of any "quick release" bolts but Ace hardware stores carry "thumbscrews" that will work and make taking the seat off quick and easy. ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 95,398
Posted By 12ride
Sod. Thank you for the great photos and the well...

Sod. Thank you for the great photos and the well written narrative. I appreciate your posts. I rode some of the roads in the area of the Tall Grass Praire last year after reading some of your...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
clutch safety switch

skierd I just talked with him again and he has checked the clutch safety switch and it is not that.

He still could use some help getting the bike to the nearest Yamaha dealer. Hope there is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
Need Help

Getyourown is in Mt. Pleasant Tenn. His bike will start and idle but as soon as it is put in gear it dies. His plan is to get to a Yamaha shop that is about 30 miles away. He thinks that he will...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
another option

[QUOTE]For 12ride...

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Here's the setup 12ride wanted posted up. I'll let him comment.

Thanks Dan.

I put...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
Another option

I am using a 1.5 liter aluminum bottle (like a MSR) and putting it where the tool kit goes. I have some pictures but I am not able to post them. If someone would post them for me I would apprecate...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
Mobill asked

Bill, yes that is the one. It runs under the mounting bracket that the tank is bolted to on the left side of the bike. Get it set up before you put the tank on (not like I did - I hooked the tank...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
tank installation

A couple of thoughts on the installation of the new tank. The instructions are good however the "relief valve baffle" picture is a little difficult to figure out. Actually laying the fuel pump on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
Jaynen

I haven't been able to post pictures. If you would pm me your e-mail address I will send you pictures and you can post them if you wish. jim
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 48,916
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Posted By 12ride
MoBill said

Bill; I got mine yesterday also. I installed it this morning and filled it with gas. It held 3.75 gallons. I got the see through one. Let me know what yours holds after you get it installed. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
montesa vr said

I rode thourgh Yahk last week. It is a nice town. We rode from Creston (2 bikes , 2 up) up Hwy. 3A along Kootenay Lake to the free ferry near Crawford Bay. then rode Hwy. 31 to Kaslo and 31A to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
wideopen said

WO. you don't want switched power for your gps. Wire it into constant power - the draw is so slight that you will not affect your battery. You need switched power for the heated grips. (so you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
tires/Krabill

Sorry thought I saw a post that indicated that you had a Maxxis rear on your R.

Anyway I really like how the Maxxis handles in curves and pavement. It works very well in mud, sand, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
Krabill said about tires

I'm running a Maxxis Desert IT on the rear on my R and really like it. I have about 1k on it both on road and off. It is wearing fairly well.

Krabill, How many miles did you get out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 48,916
Views: 10,165,816
Posted By 12ride
settings

Go to page 73 post 1086 ( might start with page 34 post # 510 for some good base info.) jim
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