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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-31-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,191
Posted By DirtandBlood
Nice Report. One of these days I would like to...

Nice Report. One of these days I would like to ride and camp the GWT AZ portion.

In the sand drop a couple pounds in the front tire to soften it up and get better float over the sand rather than...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Hobby Horsing??

So thats what they call it. I sometimes get this effect on really rocky terrain and protracted bumpy hill climbs. I think this is inevitable to a certain degree. However, lately I have been...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,725
Posted By DirtandBlood
Awesome! Ive been to Tip Top before but didn't...

Awesome! Ive been to Tip Top before but didn't know what it was. Recognized your excellent pictures though. Cool Ride!
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By DirtandBlood
XRsOnly Powerup Tip Chirping: Anyone else?

Just replaced the tip and discs from my Supertrapp with the same number of discs and the XRsOnly Power up tip. (It has a cone inside instead of ending with a flat plate. ) It makes a chirping/ squeak...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Installed and tested the XRs Only goodies I got...

Installed and tested the XRs Only goodies I got for X mas:

Big Footpegs: Definitly worth it. Im 6'2 250lbs plus gear. I am much more stable standing. i don't teeter fore and aft. Major reduction...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Like I said, 68s is what mine runs. Is there a 65...

Like I said, 68s is what mine runs. Is there a 65 maybe? They are only a couple of dollars and can be changed in minutes. 3 screws to drop the bowl and a flat screwdriver to remove and replace the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By DirtandBlood
There is also the trusty ol XR600. Im 6'2 250...

There is also the trusty ol XR600. Im 6'2 250 naked and it fits me pretty well as long as I am in shape. It gets heavier and taller if I haven't ridden in a while. Obviously you are giving up the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
I PMd you my contact info. My bike and tools are...

I PMd you my contact info. My bike and tools are in Chandler on Alma School and Warner. Probably free next mon tues or wed sometime.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
I basically jetted my bike with an emphasis on...

I basically jetted my bike with an emphasis on power and COOLING, kinda the same way most people run their carburated airplanes. I experimented with main jets and using my highly calibrated ass in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
1200ft. I ride from here up to 5-6k regularly....

1200ft. I ride from here up to 5-6k regularly. Sometimes Ill go 158 in the summer at higher elevations and if it is really hot and high 155. It idles and starts at all elevations hot or cold with the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
My bike is set up similar to yours. Uni Filter...

My bike is set up similar to yours. Uni Filter and SuperTrapp. I am in Phoenix and Run 68/160 with the screw 1 3/4 out. My clip is on the bottom slot (Richest). Where exactly in Phoenix are you?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Eh? Im in South Phoenix (woot woot) and Running...

Im in South Phoenix (woot woot) and Running 68s/160 with the fuel screw about 1 3/4 turns out. Supetrapp, uni, i think that is it though, I have never actually looked to see if it has been ported or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Thanks for the input, especially about the OEM...

Thanks for the input, especially about the OEM front. Thats sound advice. And ill probably try out that 14/51 gearing. Even though the odd number is a bit grating. (im weird like that). It would be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Due for new Chain and Sprockets

Hey guys, I've had my 95 XR600 for 2 years now. She has been great! I am about due for a new chain I think. Last ride I had to tighten it up 4 notches on the snails when half way through. Im guessing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
How much do you weigh geared up? Im 250 plus gear...

How much do you weigh geared up? Im 250 plus gear (275 ish)?. 15-16 lbs rides great but in the rough, rocky stuff the rims and tires take a beating. I run at least 18 or higher usually and deal with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,021
Posted By DirtandBlood
Laugh Thanks for your help guys! The Tractor and I got...

Thanks for your help guys! The Tractor and I got a great workout/ass whoopin. I definitly got a little better today trying to keep pace with you guys. I was about ready to barf when I got back to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,021
Posted By DirtandBlood
This Ride sounds right up my alley! Intro to...

This Ride sounds right up my alley! Intro to Nightstalker Rides. Things are looking good on my end to make this. As of now you can coun't me in!
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,995
Posted By DirtandBlood
Great Pics!

Thanks for the great pics! I have recently been paying some attention to my XR250L that has been playing village bicycle since I got the 600R. Just bumped up the jetting and it is a bit friskier....
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Rox Risers!

Rox Risers: Holy Crap! You guys were right about those things! I got the 2 inchers. Its like standing on a friggin flying carpet!!!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,560
Posted By DirtandBlood
I applaud your enthusiasm!! I went with a...

I applaud your enthusiasm!! I went with a camelbak too because then you don't have to take you helmet off. Or stop even.
XR Power!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
I mostly notice the split when getting going in...

I mostly notice the split when getting going in deep sand, but i like the fact that 2nd and 3rd feel more like 2nd Lo and 2nd Hi.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,863
Posted By DirtandBlood
OUch!

(Limping to the computer to type this) "What do you mean you can't just mash on the front brake when you get scared?!" Just started riding dirt last year. Its fascinating! When I come across a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Great Pics!

Thanks for the Information. That should help alot! Especially with recognizing the parts.

It seems as if the float design on these carbs would help avoid flooding after I fall down. That's...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Ok, so its not a flatslide then...

Thanks for the Pic. Now I understand why they call it a flatslide. The one I have is round. The Bowl looks the same. The choke knob and the airscrews are the all on the left side on mine. I still...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Name that Mikuni:

Hi. Its me again. Got about 100 miles on my XR600 since I brought her home last week. Really enjoying it!!! I know I made the right choice!

I have an unidentified mikuni carb that was on my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
New Information Re: XR 600 Choke Operation.....

:wink:

Got her home today. This may be new information to you people, but, apparently, up on the lever is full choke, and down is no choke.......
Shocking.....
So, all is well. Gonna take her...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Thanks for all the replies! The guy called me...

Thanks for all the replies! The guy called me this morning with a reasonable counter to my low ball. Im gonna pull the trigger this evening.
My friends all ask me why I would want that outdated...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Question The bike definitly looked "loved":evil . Totally...

The bike definitly looked "loved":evil . Totally clean. Just had a wash and a service before it was parked. I didn't notice any oil leaks or smoke. Compression was there. Rear end was tight. No...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,436
Posted By DirtandBlood
Wink Trying to buy an XR600

Just went and looked at a really clean 95 XR600. Pretty much stock. It was really hard to start, and once started and fully warmed up, it ran great on half choke but real sputtery and poppy with...
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