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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,794
Posted By tbailey
RV spots

Anyone got any ideas on where people might list Barber RV spot they need to cancel? Looking and hoping to find someone that has one they want to unload. I know, should have got it in the spring.:cry
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By tbailey
Cry I got an OEM replacement coming, there are manual...

I got an OEM replacement coming, there are manual petcocks available but need to have the tank modified before they'll fit. Going back with the vacuum because it worked for 33 years and it keeps me...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By tbailey
Eh? Seca 650

Anybody know anything about the fuel petcock on these things? It looks like there is a vacuum line going to it and I think it should shut it off if no vacuum being created in the carb boot. I am...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 523,991
Posted By tbailey
Paul, I can't imagine how you can find time to do...

Paul, I can't imagine how you can find time to do all of this. The riding, repairing, photos, posting, partying, sleeping, fellowship with the locals, it seems amazing. It is awesome to read and...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By tbailey
Adv vs Super Duke

How can the 1190 Adv be faster in the 1/4 mile than the SD?
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By tbailey
thanks for the ideas, will let you know what...

thanks for the ideas, will let you know what happens next.
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By tbailey
carb

It does look like it is leaking out of the side of the carb. I have had the bike for a long time and it started doing it a month or so back. It is one of four, the others are OK but the float is...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By tbailey
Bluhduh Carb Problems

I got a Hitachi CV carb and it continues to overfill with gas. I replace the float valve, float bowl gasket, float isn't bent. What is causing it?
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By tbailey
Tire Change

Do you hate anything more than having to break down a perfectly good tube/tire to replace a worn out tire? I just wasted two new heavy duty Moose tubes to replace my worn out Dunlops with a pair of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By tbailey
950 spark plug coil

Why is my coil not staying on the sparkplug? recently changed the plugs and now the front coil wants to work itself off the plug every 40-50 miles.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,843
Posted By tbailey
chow near gunnison

Don't leave there without eating at Garlic Mikes.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,742,874
Posted By tbailey
jetting for high Colorado

Got a stock 2001 XR400. What do I need to jet it to for 8000-12000 ft?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 78,788
Views: 8,634,013
Posted By tbailey
That will be the next move, sounds kind of fishy...

That will be the next move, sounds kind of fishy though since I had a place rebuild it last year.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 78,788
Views: 8,634,013
Posted By tbailey
battery/starter

I got 12+ volts going to the starter so I think it is fried. You can easily spin it with your fingers but the juice won't turn it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 78,788
Views: 8,634,013
Posted By tbailey
starting problem

Anybody ever burn up a starter with a Shorai battery?
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,859
Posted By tbailey
Got hotter battery

I just put the Shorai 18 in my 650L Rebuilt engine with the Hotcam so the decompressor doesn't work, was hard to turn over with OEM battery and it would run down after a few seconds to a point of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By tbailey
Just real strange change for that bike. I have...

Just real strange change for that bike. I have run the 606 and offroad knobbies on the pavement a lot but nothing has felt like this. Just trying to figure if a little softer or a little more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By tbailey
They definitely aren't going to allow anymore...

They definitely aren't going to allow anymore pretending to be Valentino Rossi like the Pirellis did but I am going to get the most out of them off the pavement.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By tbailey
Rally Raid air pressure

What kind or psi are you running in Rally Raids on a 950 Adventure? Just put a set on and it is scary on the pavement, I know they need to break in a little but ....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-13-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,759
Posted By tbailey
It is hard to truely absorb the relaxed chill of...

It is hard to truely absorb the relaxed chill of the area and ride everything there if you only have a week. As said before Kathy's for breakfast and sitting around the fire, River Road--sandy spots...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By tbailey
thanks

I did put a washer under it, tightened it up and so far at least it is not showing signs of leaking.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By tbailey
950 oil pressure switch

What is the torque value for the new switch?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By tbailey
Now I see. I don't know exactly where the leak...

Now I see. I don't know exactly where the leak was on the switch, it looked like up high before I took it apart but there wasn't a washer under it either. Now to try to get one fast so I can head...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By tbailey
more info

It tells how to get the carbs off but what about the bottom of the airbox? It looks like you should be able to just loosen the clamps and pull the entire assembly up high enough to access the oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-17-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By tbailey
950 airbox

Is there a trick to getting this thing off other than loosening the screws on the bottom clamps inside the airbox that hold it onto the intake manifolds? I got them loose, do I just pull up harder?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By tbailey
front knobbie on 950 Adventure low fender

Any problems with Dunlop 606 or Rally Raid knobs in the low fender on a 950 Adventure? Geting ready to swap the stock Scorp for knobbies and don't realy want to have to put a high fender on.
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 92,878
Posted By tbailey
950 on the TAT

That loose gravel will be a dream on the 950, just get it up around 80-85 and it will be an easy cruise. Probably will make Nevada seem a lot smaller too. What do you think about getting your 950...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-09-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By tbailey
Questions

I just got an 05 950--

Do all the headers turn blue or is mine jetted too rich?

Do they all backfire when you let off and compression breaking?
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