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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:24 PM
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Posted By MCVL
I used cheap chinese Winner Racing radiators,...

I used cheap chinese Winner Racing radiators, they are oversized, not wider but more to the front and the back.
The main problem with them was that the holes didn't match so I had to use only one...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:53 AM
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Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Lithuania! We sometimes buy bikes from you, now I...

Lithuania! We sometimes buy bikes from you, now I know we shouldn't do that that often :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Congrads! If that happens after a long sitting...

Congrads!
If that happens after a long sitting or in the middle of a ride you could try a quick fix - turn off the petcock, untighten the lower screw ment for draining the carb until you see fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Some people had crank rod problems after riding...

Some people had crank rod problems after riding for several hours at more than 6000 rpm, and at 4800 the engine can outlive 90,000kms :)
So if you want a really high speed cruising I would use 15/42...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
I'm fairly short and fat in comparrison, 6' and...

I'm fairly short and fat in comparrison, 6' and 200lbs :D

I think I'll do some valve lapping, not enough time available to ride this weekends :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:56 PM
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Posted By MCVL
There is this resource with dimensions of all the...

There is this resource with dimensions of all the sprockets, it says that all Transalp sprockets were same size and rear doesn't quite fit XRR, but the front one does ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Yes and look what have become of it. It is...

Yes and look what have become of it. It is heavier, has electrical issues sometimes, flywheel is almost twice heavier, engine lacks the power, 600R was more powerful, are you sure there would be a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Ahahaha, well, thanks for the offer :D Yeah,...

Ahahaha, well, thanks for the offer :D
Yeah, the sealed side out. Feel free to ask, I'm sure there are more people who still remember how they rebuilt their XRR engine :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Can't say anything bad about this filter, I used...

Can't say anything bad about this filter, I used them and they work, that's kind of all :D

BTW did you finish the rebuild?
Check that this valve is working correctly, if it's stuck you get the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Some photos from last ride ...

Some photos from last ride
http://cs617523.vk.me/v617523542/13f9b/moGjt5VWqgw.jpg
http://cs617523.vk.me/v617523542/14013/6qJaHIJfrIQ.jpg
http://cs617523.vk.me/v617523542/14081/To8HptwJUd8.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2014, 09:41 PM
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Views: 245,278
Posted By MCVL
I think I should post some pics after all :) ...

I think I should post some pics after all :)

We went riding offroad those weekends, 2 xr250s and 1 xr650r

http://cs617523.vk.me/v617523542/13eb5/1NnpqxoiEmo.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,406
Posted By MCVL
The best place to mount a camera ...

The best place to mount a camera
http://i017.radikal.ru/1407/5b/30fd2f7e49e2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Been here ...

Been here
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24506743&postcount=1312
It was a nice ride! 200 miles pavement and 40 offroad and back the next day...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 245,278
Posted By MCVL
Burhan Bulak

A way to the biggest waterfall in Central Asia

http://cs616727.vk.me/v616727542/1397a/KDNrtua8TqU.jpg

http://cs616727.vk.me/v616727542/139a2/ry3drYQ60-E.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By MCVL
By balancing crankshaft I actually ment truing...

By balancing crankshaft I actually ment truing it, sorry for confusion :D
It is done like this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs1yCpomCKM
Not a very hard procedure but a significant one
Don't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8,283
Views: 349,441
Posted By MCVL
350 EXC-F is a race bike, it costs more to buy,...

350 EXC-F is a race bike, it costs more to buy, you always need to fix something, the parts are more expensive to buy, suspension is advertised to be better, but in fact it is just more expensive,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Sure you can, but you should aslo take a rope and...

Sure you can, but you should aslo take a rope and a backpack with you just in case so that you could tie it to your back, remember, up to 20% of your body weight is ok :D
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,352
Posted By MCVL
Now don't touch Ms. Piggey here! She is...

Now don't touch Ms. Piggey here! She is discontinued...
And KTM 450 isn't a better bike, it's a different bike, they couldn't catch her at Baja 1000 as well as they can't catch crfs now, so compare...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,352
Posted By MCVL
They also call XR250R a very heavy bike :lol3 ...

They also call XR250R a very heavy bike :lol3
People just compare them to plated dirt bikes, which have much lighter engine parts, better for competition ergos and suspension, it's not just USD...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By MCVL
I think it might have been the previous owner...

I think it might have been the previous owner that haven't kept an eye out for oil level

Measure the gaps on crankshaft as per manual if they are ok I wouldn't risk, it's a very delicate process,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 245,278
Posted By MCVL
Wow, that looks almost like Assy plateau in...

Wow, that looks almost like Assy plateau in Kazakstan :)
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/86cd/Gagu6cYn5fI.jpg

From todays ride
http://s43.radikal.ru/i101/1406/5e/8fe6019c32d8.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By MCVL
There are many, many things to write about in...

There are many, many things to write about in this thread :norton
Seems like there was an oil starvation, probably a big one. Do you also have pics of rocker arms and camshaft, are they shot?
How...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Of course, it will fit, but if your rear sprocket...

Of course, it will fit, but if your rear sprocket has worn out that bad your chain might be in bad shape too, if that's so then your new sprocket won't live as much as it could with new chain and new...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By MCVL
With a videocamera :asshat :boid

With a videocamera :asshat :boid
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:37 PM
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Posted By MCVL
What oil are you using? If you use a more...

What oil are you using? If you use a more expensive oil like Amsoil or 20w50 does it make a difference?


ride4fun562, post a photo here if you find that thing, if it makes any difference maybe it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:00 PM
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Posted By MCVL
What is it for anyway? It works fine without it,...

What is it for anyway? It works fine without it, mine is shelved, but is without this check needle :)



It is advertised that special filter oil sprays are better.
The manual also says you can...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By MCVL
I don't know how to express the impression I have...

I don't know how to express the impression I have about those 2 in 2 words
I had DRZ400S before, when I just got it I thought it had less low end power than TTR250, but it was probably because DRZ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Oh, well, ok, I did that too, a year ago :rofl

Oh, well, ok, I did that too, a year ago :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 10:50 PM
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Posted By MCVL
It might be needed on DRZ400, but on XR it is...

It might be needed on DRZ400, but on XR it is doubdful, you could take this manual one with you in trips just in case someone on a drz will tag along and will need it in a long run.
You don't have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 10:38 PM
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Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Why do you wash it? :huh When I need to open...

Why do you wash it? :huh

When I need to open a head cover or anything inside the engine I just use gasoline filled in plastic bottle bottom...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-15-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 245,278
Posted By MCVL
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/9a5b/_buLOsHqGbc....

http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/9a5b/_buLOsHqGbc.jpg

http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/9a65/WQNNr9Nk-LA.jpg

http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/9a97/24tPG4s_BEk.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
Don't want to be flooding to much here, but I was...

Don't want to be flooding to much here, but I was riding today again :)
Will try not to bother you with all the photos next weekends :D
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/999d/oAMYirODd5w.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2014, 10:47 AM
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Views: 245,278
Posted By MCVL
kz

me again

Guess what that thing is :)
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/951a/MnpVsy-FypY.jpg



4 years ago any SUV could go through here
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/95b0/GOfk13q6xsc.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By MCVL
That's me with new photos from today's trip again...

That's me with new photos from today's trip again :norton
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/9524/7YFEOt6c7WI.jpg

http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/970e/8ve5Jbtbey4.jpg

That one was a bit tricky...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By MCVL
I don't know English very much, sorry if...

I don't know English very much, sorry if misunderstood something, but as far as I could tell you want to participate in A and B class Enduro events
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDxD0JC3L9E

On...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Some photos from yesterday's trip. Not a hard...

Some photos from yesterday's trip. Not a hard one, but a beautiful one
http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/871d/C_bij0JvKxk.jpg

http://cs618830.vk.me/v618830542/880d/4xOYs5VbShk.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 245,278
Posted By MCVL
Kazakhstan

Assy plateau, been there yesterday, 8200 feet highest point, a bit more than 60 miles of that mostly smooth and relaxed 2 track. Too many photos (more than 100), don't think you'll be interested in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
I'd put 16/44 for hwy that allows to use 16/48 at...

I'd put 16/44 for hwy that allows to use 16/48 at 6000-6500 rpm, that way you should be able to reach the same speed at 5500, less engine wear. But you will probably want to swap the front to 13 once...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 21,686
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Posted By MCVL
1000-1500 miles should be ok, I use oil cheaper...

1000-1500 miles should be ok, I use oil cheaper than rotella just for test and it's been quite ok for almost 10000 miles now, I want to take a head off soon to know for sure. If I had to go like 2000...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 2,572,753
Posted By MCVL
Those might be for the L, not R. The peg...

Those might be for the L, not R.

The peg mounts for the R should look like these...
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