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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:36 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
No startup rattle. Still some slight rattle on...

No startup rattle. Still some slight rattle on deceleration, but it may oray not have always done that.

Can chain parts (mostly) came in today, going to measure across 12 pins with the chain in...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:15 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Achieving number 2 was the hard part. Couldn't...

Achieving number 2 was the hard part. Couldn't finagle the starter out of there. trust me, I tried. For a while.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:33 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Well, missed that somehow. Would've been useful!...

Well, missed that somehow. Would've been useful! Definitely took longer than I thought it would.

I can't believe you couldn't get the starter out even with the exhaust removed. Now I don't feel...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:36 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Alright, some results. Had the weather on my...

Alright, some results. Had the weather on my side, but the daylight, not so much.

Manual tensioner is in, proper adjustment according to the directions that came with it definitely dampens the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:08 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
Wicked Even with the stock read end, a winters ride...

Even with the stock read end, a winters ride leaves me with a skunk stripe of salt up my back.
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
As much as I want to too PA's horn, your final...

As much as I want to too PA's horn, your final route in should go along I-68 from Morgantown WV, then into DC.

I drive that route constantly, because I hate driving on (and paying for) the PA...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 48,193
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Posted By brokeagain
Oh, I'm sure it will. Thanks for sharing your...

Oh, I'm sure it will. Thanks for sharing your tribulations!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 11:50 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
I am running 14/48, and according to my notes my...

I am running 14/48, and according to my notes my chain is 112 links. I'm adjusted to the fourth index line from the rear.

I think what you're describing is the tire bead not fully seating. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 11:39 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Can you measure your cam chain across a set...

Can you measure your cam chain across a set number of links (while on the cam sprockets under tension) so I can compare? And can you measure how far out your tensioner was extended, or is it too late...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2015, 11:12 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Thanks for the beer Greg, nice to meet you. ...

Thanks for the beer Greg, nice to meet you.

And thanks for the ride, Jason, hope you made it home safe on as few roads as possible.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
When I get it apart I'll post up some pics of...

When I get it apart I'll post up some pics of what I find. Unfortunately my manual tensioner isn't coming until next week, that'd be a good time to stick that in instead.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Thanks for your insight. I'd like to try to check...

Thanks for your insight. I'd like to try to check this out tomorrow, the weather should cooperate when I need it to (snow? IT JUST WARMED UP CMON) and I can get some daylight in.

I also have a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:26 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Thanks. The last cam chain I did, there was a...

Thanks. The last cam chain I did, there was a separate sprocket on the crank, I didn't know if that was the case here as well.

Also a good thought. Is there a spec for the slack? I don't have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Thanks for that bit. What section of the manual...

Thanks for that bit. What section of the manual is that in? The manual isn't very easy to read. Also, I'm kinda bad at reading.

[QUOTE=ER70S-2;26389681]What year, how many miles, are you the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
That's going on first, for sure. If that...

That's going on first, for sure.

If that does cease/lessen the rattling, I'd like to measure the chain to check for stretching. I believe that can be done with everything still together.

If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
Cam Chain Replacement Parts list

I'm going to go in an replace my cam chain. I'm rattling a bit, and would like to at the very least make sure that this very important part of the engine's function is working properly.

I've got a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
Reading about Bower Hill led me to this: ...

Reading about Bower Hill led me to this:

http://explorepahistory.com/displayimage.php?imgId=1-2-62C

Which led me further down the rabbit hole to this site detailing the history of the formation...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
I did, but the noise was there before that. With...

I did, but the noise was there before that. With it on, there's no real difference.

I agree with you about the mileage concern, but it seems there have been a few instances of a similar noise,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48,193
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Posted By brokeagain
I'm going to have to concur. If you are unable to...

I'm going to have to concur. If you are unable to tell the difference between a positive line and ground, it's probably best if you find someone who does. The WRR is quite the electronic system.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Next time you're over there, hit me up. I live...

Next time you're over there, hit me up. I live extremely close, and im a terrible planner. Last time I was there was because his wife was yelling at me about how nuts I was for riding in the snow.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 02:18 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
I'm at 10k. Their garage is baller. I told...

I'm at 10k.

Their garage is baller. I told my wife the next house we purchase needs to have a garage or I'll fall into a pit of depression. Though, she thinks she's going to park a car in it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 11:26 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
The high beam wire should be yellow, according to...

The high beam wire should be yellow, according to the wiring diagram I'm looking at. If the other two are green (low) and black (ground), then my diagram isn't miscolored.

I wouldn't tap directly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
I used a three circuit fusebox/relay kit from...

I used a three circuit fusebox/relay kit from this guy at CycleTerminal in NJ.

http://www.cycleterminal.com/fuse-box-kits.html

If you're able to crimp connectors together, the heated grips...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
Flywheel Puller

I've decided I'm going to attempt to take care of the rattle, the simple consensus is the cam chain / tensioner. A new cam chain is only ~$15, so ... why not?

I've got the manual (and it's a bit...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
Stupid request, but do any of you happen to have...

Stupid request, but do any of you happen to have an M33-0.75 flywheel puller? My WR250R is getting rattly and I don't like it, so I'm going to replace the cam chain and fit a manual tensioner and see...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Also, fuel is going to come flying out of that...

Also, fuel is going to come flying out of that hole anyhow with the plug out, as the injectors will be firing at high pressure was you turn it over.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12,913
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Posted By brokeagain
Alright. Still in the process of meeting everyone.

Alright. Still in the process of meeting everyone.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By brokeagain
Ugh, I'm in DC for the weekend. I would like to...

Ugh, I'm in DC for the weekend. I would like to hear what a brand new WR sounds like in comparison to mine, though. Are you the one who fly fishes?
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 48,193
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Posted By brokeagain
I have the evotech skid(glide?) plate on mine, I...

I have the evotech skid(glide?) plate on mine, I don't have an issue with engine noise reflecting up. I know it's not a proper skid plate and more of a rock deflector for the main case, but it's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,969
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Posted By brokeagain
Don't worry, I get a nice view of my shoulders on...

Don't worry, I get a nice view of my shoulders on mine. I suppose I'm not the same size as the tiny Japanese people it was designed for.



I was half tempted to look up an address in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:02 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Well that's good to know. Not a high price point...

Well that's good to know. Not a high price point to give it a try.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,969
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Posted By brokeagain
Disconnected - If you happen to flub up the...

Disconnected -

If you happen to flub up the tapping for whatever reason, I have a set of stock WRR handlebars coming to me soon (I don't recall seeing if you switched your bars out for something...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 48,193
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Posted By brokeagain
2. Ditto. A little rattley at startup for a few...

2. Ditto. A little rattley at startup for a few seconds, and rattley upon engine breaking, deceleration. I've read all I could find, and even people who have changed out the cam chain tensioner for a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Glad to hear. Now drop it like its hot!

Glad to hear.

Now drop it like its hot!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 06:45 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
I uh... Don't understand.

I uh... Don't understand.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 06:41 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
Traditionally, low income areas have higher crime...

Traditionally, low income areas have higher crime rates, regardless of racial makeup.

Mckeesport is 72% white.

If you were being sarcastic, it doesn't show through in text, in which case, my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By brokeagain
I'm surprised you walked that far away from your...

I'm surprised you walked that far away from your bike in McKeesport :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,969
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Posted By brokeagain
I can probably make it up. For those who...

I can probably make it up.

For those who want the location information:

http://www.hampton-pa.org/162/Council

7:30 p.m.
Council Chambers
3101 McCully Road
Allison Park, PA 15101
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 48,193
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Posted By brokeagain
Gearing does wonders for the little bikes. Near...

Gearing does wonders for the little bikes. Near the stock ratio, 70 mph is fine. You can blast to around 90 tucked and still be okay. I got tmy wrr after owning a DL1000, and I'm not hurting. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 48,193
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Posted By brokeagain
I had considered doing that as well, but when the...

I had considered doing that as well, but when the aux tank becomes empty and you're on your last half gallon, the aux pump is going to continually run dry which may damage it. That set of electrical...
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