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Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,044,802
Posted By QUIRKSM
When the oil is cold it runs really slow. So with...

When the oil is cold it runs really slow. So with it hot it takes less time. Also it stirs up any contaminants that could have settled form sitting which makes them come out with the oil. I usually...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,221
Posted By QUIRKSM
Well i picked the wr250r because it has amazed me...

Well i picked the wr250r because it has amazed me in every aspect. I came form a modded x-challenge and have been riding my brothers wr while i do some repairs. It hasn't needed anything, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 129,154
Posted By QUIRKSM
Yeah but that was for the upper roller.

Yeah but that was for the upper roller.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,703
Posted By QUIRKSM
WHAT? IS IT WHAT?:ear Hahah oh yeah its a...

WHAT? IS IT WHAT?:ear

Hahah oh yeah its a lot louder, even with the baffle it came with in it is loud. I wear headphones or earplugs when i ride so it doesn't bother me, but if i ever have them...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,703
Posted By QUIRKSM
I have the Ti remus on my x and while butters is...

I have the Ti remus on my x and while butters is right about the lack of a cat being the big heat factor i think it does run cooler than any exhaust i have had. i can take a 45 min ride home with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
I have heard that that is for putting the bike in...

I have heard that that is for putting the bike in a lower power "mode" It only lets the throttle plate open a little bit so you don't get max power. For say, european riders that may have a hp limit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 1,144,400
Posted By QUIRKSM
:eek1HOLY CRAP!!!!:eek1

:eek1HOLY CRAP!!!!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,543
Posted By QUIRKSM
Awesome! thanks so much guys. i've heard of no...

Awesome! thanks so much guys. i've heard of no toil cleaner but didn't know they made filters too. I'll let you guys know what i get and post some pics of me "testing" the new mods.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,543
Posted By QUIRKSM
FLatland! thats the one i was thinking of. Thanks...

FLatland! thats the one i was thinking of. Thanks doug

As for air filters what do you guys run? All the supermoto guys run k&n but most dirt riders say to stay away cause they don't filter out...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
I did, but didn't want to admit i didn't get it...

I did, but didn't want to admit i didn't get it so i just ignored it.

I thought it might have been sarcastic but didn't want to throw you or any other people off. Sometimes people just skim...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,543
Posted By QUIRKSM
Hey guys, new to the wr mega thread cause i...

Hey guys, new to the wr mega thread cause i usually spend all my time on the g650x threads.

Anyways i broke my 650 and while I'm fixing it my brother lent me his wr250r. Let me just say this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
NOOO! You SHOULD drill holes so that the lever...

NOOO! You SHOULD drill holes so that the lever breaks and not the selector shaft in the transmission.

Edit-Jonnyboxer beat me to it
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
Well, mine broke when i lowsided on a dirt road....

Well, mine broke when i lowsided on a dirt road. I was going 20-25mph tops, lost the rear and couldn't save it with my foot. The bike was a little sideways when i fell and from looking at the break...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,044,802
Posted By QUIRKSM
Under the voltage regulator on the right side of...

Under the voltage regulator on the right side of the engine. Right at the bottom of the cylinder.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
Plumber mike-Check TImpo's xchallenge thread he...

Plumber mike-Check TImpo's xchallenge thread he has been working on a replacement and it looks beautiful but from what i hear doesn't have a place for a thermostat
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,483
Posted By QUIRKSM
woops didn't mean to start a whole thing here. ...

woops didn't mean to start a whole thing here.

Anyway the lightening stories reminded me of one of my own.
I was swimming in my grandpa's pool just about 1/3 of a mile down the road from my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,703
Posted By QUIRKSM
Sorry i meant the seal that seals the oil filter...

Sorry i meant the seal that seals the oil filter cover, it comes with the BMW one but not the hi flo one. I never looked too closely at the seal inside to see a difference.

I meant no leaks from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,845
Posted By QUIRKSM
Yeah I'd say it would be too close to the 610 and...

Yeah I'd say it would be too close to the 610 and 690 to make a huge difference. From what i hear the 690 has the power the 610/630 has the tranny and the challenge has the long term reliability.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,703
Posted By QUIRKSM
Yes it fits fine. I have used them for my last 4...

Yes it fits fine. I have used them for my last 4 or so oil changes with no problems whatsoever. I use amsoil 10w40 synthetic and change oil and filter at around 3k, if you're wondering. No it doesn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,483
Posted By QUIRKSM
wiseblood-Yeah i know, but it was hot and i could...

wiseblood-Yeah i know, but it was hot and i could see my exit and amost taste the Jack waiting in my freezer. I did contemplate whether to do it or not, probably why the cager had time to block my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,483
Posted By QUIRKSM
Yeah it does fit the thread and i had nothing to...

Yeah it does fit the thread and i had nothing to contribute, sorry.

But it was fresh in my head and it annoys me, hahaha.

So to redeem myself here is my story- I was about 1/2 a mile from my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,483
Posted By QUIRKSM
Hey wiseblood that kinda crap pisses ME off to no...

Hey wiseblood that kinda crap pisses ME off to no end also, so in your story I view you as the dick.

Just this weekend in boston some douch tried that at the toll booths except no one let him in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,845
Posted By QUIRKSM
Yeah def. corked up from the factory. I...

Yeah def. corked up from the factory.

I know thats the point you were trying to make about the current run and i agree, they need to step up and do something cool cause the longer they wait the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,845
Posted By QUIRKSM
I have, have you? If you read my sig you would...

I have, have you? If you read my sig you would see i own one. and it has been miles ahead of any japanse 650 dualsport i ever rode. And yes i have ridden those too (xrl/klr/dr), otherwise I wouldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,845
Posted By QUIRKSM
BMW did it with the G650X challenge- FI,...

BMW did it with the G650X challenge- FI, underseat tank, abs, reliability, fairly low weight, good power, great mileage, etc. And what happened there? they made the bike for a year and discontinued...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,036,703
Posted By QUIRKSM
The posts on this topic were related to the...

The posts on this topic were related to the stock exhaust systems catalytic converter. What happens is that it gets clogged up and won't let exhaust out, which causes excessive heat in the header...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 195,469
Posted By QUIRKSM
There is aonther thread for the NX250 that seems...

There is aonther thread for the NX250 that seems to get more traffic if you want to look there also but i will try and help. The stndard bars should be a 7/8" size and any dirtbike style bars in that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By QUIRKSM
Sorry i took so long to post up, i forget about...

Sorry i took so long to post up, i forget about these things.
Here is the stock shift lever
http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg391/quirkg650x/P5140267.jpg
If you don't change it this will happen...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By QUIRKSM
The stock lever is cast and it is a silver color,...

The stock lever is cast and it is a silver color, no holes in it and should have a BMW symbol and part number on the back, also the tip does fold and it is not magnetic. I would say unless you don't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,044,802
Posted By QUIRKSM
Yeah, what gas can said. I dropped my bike...

Yeah, what gas can said. I dropped my bike yesterday, lowsided on a dirt road at about 25mph, and sheared the shift shaft right off. The lever didnt even bend. I was about to start tearing it down...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By QUIRKSM
People have discussed this before about the x...

People have discussed this before about the x country, the problem is that the stand is too long for the lower bikes and therefore makes it hard to get up onto the stand. It will physically fit the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,606
Posted By QUIRKSM
The new husaberg supermotos and even the ktm 690...

The new husaberg supermotos and even the ktm 690 smc have tubeless spoked wheels. They are catching on just a little slower than you would have thought. and the duct tape and sealant thing is known...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
Fuel tank

I ran out of gas on the way to work the other morning and put in 2.51 gallons once i walked it the half a mile to the gas station. Then again yesterday i filled up and it took 2.4 so i believe the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By QUIRKSM
I can't see the pic cause i am at work but on my...

I can't see the pic cause i am at work but on my remus there is a piece that fits into the endcap of the muffler and basically reduces the size of the outlet. It is probably 1.5 to 2 inches long and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 129,154
Posted By QUIRKSM
Well I've been searching around and have found...

Well I've been searching around and have found many cases where people are saying that small bubbles in the oil is normal for this engine, so i guess I"m just being paranoid. It still seems like...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 129,154
Posted By QUIRKSM
Disco- you need to put a resistor inline to the...

Disco- you need to put a resistor inline to the leds to provide enough resistance for the flasher to work properly. I just left mine alone, it blinks faster but i figure that will get peoples...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,619
Posted By QUIRKSM
I'm kind of late to the party, but i had a...

I'm kind of late to the party, but i had a challenge for my first street bike. I learned to ride off road on dirtbikes in my youth but hadn't ridden for years,then i bought an x on a whim when i was...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,018
Views: 1,323,045
Posted By QUIRKSM
Cush drive bushings

I have somewhere over 13k miles on mine and no play in the cush drive. I do lube mine yearly when i do my winter maint. just cause there was some on there when i got it. Put a little grease on all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By QUIRKSM
I have an x challenge that i put 17" sumo wheels...

I have an x challenge that i put 17" sumo wheels on, so going from a 21/18 to both 17's definetly changed the geometry. I never had any stability issues at speed with a 150/60 rear 120/60 front. i...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 129,154
Posted By QUIRKSM
Well with just a hair over 13000 miles i have had...

Well with just a hair over 13000 miles i have had my first problem. i just ran out of gas and had to walk the bike half a mile to the closest gas station, problem is the gas light never came on. I...
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