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Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By larry31
Video

RonSJC:

You got some nice footage there. It looked like you were going West most of the time. One section you had your shadow in front? Were these shots from different times of the day, or did you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By larry31
Nice Video

[QUOTE=Dangerish;26309275]Your weekly video upload. Enjoy!


Nice video Dangerish!

Did you film that with a GoPro Camera? I liked the off color effect. Is that Sepia?

BTW: I've just started...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:52 PM
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Posted By larry31
Seat

I made this seat cover, and it's really comfortable.
http://www.powers31.info/nx250.htm scroll down on page.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By larry31
Any one getting tired of all this snow?

Well it's 10 deg's and we're in another snow storm. Over 18" already on the ground. I thought it a good time to look at some of my video's from last summer.

I'd like to share a little "green" with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By larry31
Remembering last summer

Well it's 10 deg's and we're in another snow storm. Over 18" already on the ground. I thought it a good time to look at some of my video's from last summer.

I'd like to share a little "green" with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 07:59 AM
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Posted By larry31
For all you "Snow-Bound" riders......

Here in the North country, with several inches of snow, I thought all you "Northerners" would like to see some better riding conditions.

So, I spent some time (between snow storms) making this 15...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By larry31
Parts

Not that I've had to get that many parts, but every time I did need to get a part, my dealer did get it.
Normal stuff, plugs, CDI, bulbs, air filter, even a shift lever. ( Needed to make mine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By larry31
Cdi

I hope so! Bought it at my local Honda dealer. Had Honda part number on it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By larry31
I replaced my original CDI in 2009 with 14,470...

I replaced my original CDI in 2009 with 14,470 miles on my 1990 NX.

I currently have just over 26,000 miles and the replaced CDI is still running ok.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By larry31
Bad CDI

When my CDI went bad, it quit on side of road. After about 15 - 30 min's, it started the bike ok, and I rode it home.
Next time it failed to start the bike right in my driveway. Next day it started...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By larry31
Video

Very nice video. Nice and sharp image.

How long do the batteries last? Looks like it doesn't distort the sides of the video, like a GoPro would. Do you find it difficult to frame the area you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By larry31
Rear tire

I have a Duro HF904 on rear.. It's a 130/90-16
Slightly larger, but fits ok. Makes the bike a little higher so the bike leans slightly more on side stand.
(That's a good thing for me. Rear...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By larry31
Engine Paint

I took my sprocket cover off, and took it to my local auto parts store. ( They have a good paint department.) They matched it for me. Put it in a spray can, and I touched up my engine about 3 years...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By larry31
Testing for shorts

The only sure way to check for shorts is to disconnect each end of a wire run, and measure the "isolated" wire to ground.

If you can determine the specific wire that's shorted, you can inspect it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By larry31
Places

Reminds me of the Badlands in So. Dakota.

http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff410/larry31/Misc%20Images/DSCF0017resized_zps9797198b-1-1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By larry31
Just wondering, Could you just take a torch to...

Just wondering, Could you just take a torch to soften the air box, and make a "shallow depression in it? That would keep it's integrity, and allow space for the shock.




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Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By larry31
FWIW: I noticed when I replaced my rear tire...

FWIW: I noticed when I replaced my rear tire with a Duro HF-904 that my bike leaned over just a little more. Before that it's suspension was so soft that it would fall over if not parked just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By larry31
Sorry, I don't have my old one anymore. Maybe...

Sorry, I don't have my old one anymore. Maybe some one else has theirs.

BTW: If you wash your bike, don't spray water up under the left side of gas tank. If the module or connectors get wet, it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By larry31
Kenda's

The tires may perform different on a NX, than a KLR
KLR has longer suspension in front. When I first put the K-270 on, I noticed the bounce right away. I even re-installed my old tire to check if I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By larry31
I've gone as far as 160 miles. 45 - 55 mph, using...

I've gone as far as 160 miles. 45 - 55 mph, using Citco gas. ( That was before all this corn crap they forced on us. ) Now it's more like 120 - 130 miles. Push harder, or more off road, and it goes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 07:28 AM
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Posted By larry31
Vee Rubber tires

How did they balance, and do you notice any front end bounce from them?
( Out of round. )

I bought 2 Kenda K-270 tires from 2 different suppliers, and both made my front end bounce, real bad, up...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By larry31
[QUOTE=Facemobile;25304550]So I recently got an...

[QUOTE=Facemobile;25304550]So I recently got an Alaska Leather "sheepskin buttpad" seat cover and just wanted to say it works great! :D It may look a little, uh... different on the bike, but thats...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By larry31
FWIW: Be aware that the 100/90-19 is about 0.4"...

FWIW: Be aware that the 100/90-19 is about 0.4" wider than stock 90/100-19.



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Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 05:41 PM
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Posted By larry31
Thanks! Good to know. Ricardito: It would...

Thanks! Good to know.


Ricardito: It would help if you put your location in your profile. As Dangerish stated above, there's different spec's for different places where these bikes are sold.

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Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By larry31
NX tires

Make sure you are getting a tire that will fit. I don't know about the 1988 models, but my 1990 had a Bridgestone TW-39 on I, when I got it, with only 1245 miles on it. I doubt the previous owner...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:53 AM
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Posted By larry31
Tires

I don't think you have any choice but to put another "stock" Bridgestone TW-39 on the front, providing you have original wheels on your bike.

I've had good luck ordering from these guys... ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By larry31
Nice pix's !

Nice pix's, and bike. Much different country out there. Not many trees.

It's hard to even get high ground to see off in the distance around here. ( N.H. )
To many trees block the view, and most...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 06:53 PM
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Views: 25,052
Posted By larry31
Mitas E-07 tires

I just bought a front 90/90-21 for my 2011 KLR650.
Mounted it and balanced with 1 oz weight.
Haven't run it, as I sprained my shoulder, but looking forward to seeing how it runs.

My local dealer...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8,554
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Posted By larry31
NX colors

I know! I've never seen another one in all the time I've had this one. Bought with about 1,200 miles back in 1993. It's a KEEPER!




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Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By larry31
Fyi

I just thought that this may be of interest to all?
I got to talking with my local parts guy. I asked my him if the Ign. ( CDI ) module is still available from Honda. He gave me the following...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By larry31
Fall is here, Time to ride

Fall in New Hampshire.


http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff410/larry31/Scenes%20from%20around%20New%20Hampshire/FallinNewHampshireOct2014-2_zpscf5c3582.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By larry31
Done modifying my bike, Time to ride!

Fall in New Hampshire. Time to check out the back country...

http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff410/larry31/Scenes%20from%20around%20New%20Hampshire/FallattheBeaverPondOct2014_zpsd1f9eaed.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8,554
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Posted By larry31
New KLR

C;on guys! Who doesn't enjoy pulling a carb. apart?
Switchable ABS? Just drag the feet a little more.
Shaft drive would be nice, but I really enjoy lubing my chain, not to mention cleaning...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By larry31
Water Cooled 650

Not new, but what about the old standby, KLR650 ?





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Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By larry31
My Neighborhood

Some of my typical riding. About 10 miles of varied riding in my neighborhood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7xtupCWrkQ&feature=youtu.be

I don't need a fast bike to enjoy riding, just...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By larry31
Nx?

Thanks. Same color as my 1990.






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Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By larry31
GoPro filming

I tried the chest mount, but I have a windshield, on my KLR, that shows up in the video. If I film on my NX250, without shield, I can get less of the bike in the video. Still have to go through...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8,127
Views: 1,249,814
Posted By larry31
Nx250

What year is your NX? My 1990 looks same as yours.
I'm the 2d owner. Bought it with 3,000 miles on it. Now is just under 25,000 miles. All stock, with no modifications. Runs great....
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8,554
Views: 2,411,030
Posted By larry31
Video

I noticed you mount the GoPro on the helmet. How do you adjust it so the horizon is level? I find I have a tendency to tilt my head. It takes a bit of adjustment to get it filming level, and getting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8,554
Views: 2,411,030
Posted By larry31
Video

Nice video!

Couple of questions...
What camera were you using?
How fast were those Emu's, and Wallaby's going?


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