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Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
What is funny to me is that the xr650r was a...

What is funny to me is that the xr650r was a water cooled motor. Why did they not include this on a dual sport motorcycle? The 250l dual sport is water cooled and was only $500 cheaper than the 650l...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
While I would agree that this could be the...

While I would agree that this could be the problem and may be the problem, the first time the engine went it was with the factory tank and air fins. Honda mechanic at the dealer stated that it was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
All 20k miles of it on the xr. 42k miles on the...

All 20k miles of it on the xr. 42k miles on the rebel an 35k miles on the cb750f1. All ridden basically the same.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
additional photo of head damage.

additional photo of head damage.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
sample picture of the damaged head

sample picture of the damaged head
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
Update from the mechanic. The exhaust valve set...

Update from the mechanic. The exhaust valve set broke into pieces. Half was still where it is suppose to be and he found 1/4th of it in the cylinder. New head and piston are a must. I asked about the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
OK the motor is at the mechanic and we will see...

OK the motor is at the mechanic and we will see what is going on. My thoughts are that it is still getting to hot. We are looking into an oil cooler and potentially adding a temp gauge for the oil so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
Not red lined but at 60-65 mph. As yo know they...

Not red lined but at 60-65 mph. As yo know they do not have a tach. I would always have a lot of throttle left when I was riding so I know that I was not at red line.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
Thanks I do not know the answers but I will...

Thanks I do not know the answers but I will shortly. I will be dropping the motor off to the person who built it last and I will inquire about this. Thank you for your insight.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Appraiser
2012 XR650L Motor Rebuild

OK brief history of the bike. Purchased new in August of 2012 and in December of 2012 it went to the shop because "According to Honda I ran it out of oil". I checked the oil frequently and filled...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 91,332
Posted By Appraiser
Unless I missed it somewhere... How much do they...

Unless I missed it somewhere... How much do they cost and or when will they be ready for purchase and the most important where can you get one. My xr is in need of a center stand.
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 91,332
Posted By Appraiser
I hope that you are making a lot of them for the...

I hope that you are making a lot of them for the inital wave of people who will want them. I know I have been waiting since I got my bike. Please make sure you post here as well as other places when...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,523,982
Posted By Appraiser
This should also help ...

This should also help

http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/conf/recarea/?recid=10495
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Appraiser
My wife's S2 has seizures and she does not even...

My wife's S2 has seizures and she does not even ride.:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 37,902
Posted By Appraiser
Xr650l

I know adding more lines in production is tough. Do you have plans for XR650L tank vest yet?
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 215,281
Posted By Appraiser
I would love to see some pics of this behind an...

I would love to see some pics of this behind an XR650L and some close ups as well if anyone has some. This is a great setup but still not sure how it connects to the XR.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By Appraiser
Yes I know the difference between the XRR and the...

Yes I know the difference between the XRR and the XRL. And yes I question their comments and knowledge from time to time. Thanks for the help and I am going to order a new tank on Monday. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By Appraiser
the dealer was referring to the following: ...

the dealer was referring to the following:

XR650R (ALL) 4.3 GAL.
Includes new Clarke cap. Uses stock mounts and petcock. Capacity: 4.3 gallons or 16.3 litre ** NOTE: MODELS EQUIPPED WITH...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By Appraiser
Question 2012 XR650 L Gas tank

I am looking to increase the mileage distance between those wonderful gas stations. I have consulted with the dealership about a new tank and they advised the Clark 4.3 gallon tank because of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,401
Posted By Appraiser
Thanks for all of your inputs. I am making...

Thanks for all of your inputs. I am making changes to how I ride and service. Funny how I did not have to do this to the other bikes but I guess different bikes means different methods.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,401
Posted By Appraiser
xr650l oil issues

Ok I am new to the dual sport motorcycle and I purchased a 2012 xr650l. I ride it daily and my first service was at 900 miles +/- . The Honda service guys said that was no problem. Got the bike back...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 85,372
Views: 10,058,661
Posted By Appraiser
OK I have been bittin by the dual sport bug. I...

OK I have been bittin by the dual sport bug. I just purchased a 2012 XR 650 L this past week and so far I am loving it. So many doors are now open. Daily rider and fun ride for now. Mostly stock...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,985
Posted By Appraiser
The 180 Diner opens on March 13th at 11:00 am for...

The 180 Diner opens on March 13th at 11:00 am for lunch until 3:00 where two was located.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-06-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10,546
Views: 2,293,207
Posted By Appraiser
Ok the statement people almost always give me...

Ok the statement people almost always give me about what I ride, first.

"Man you should park that thing it is a collectors item."

Now for the back story. I ride a 1976 CB 750 F1. I am the...
Forum: Photos 11-15-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,120,370
Posted By Appraiser
Glad you made it home. THANK YOU and YOUR FAMILY...

Glad you made it home. THANK YOU and YOUR FAMILY for all that you have done for this GREAT COUNTRY. GOD bless.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,568
Posted By Appraiser
I ride a 76 CB750 F and It is all original and I...

I ride a 76 CB750 F and It is all original and I love it. You will get a lot of attention from a stock bike like that. Parts are easy to come by and you will enjoy it. Ride it and if you then decide...
Forum: Photos 07-17-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,434
Posted By Appraiser
There's a sign in that picture. WOW I still don't...

There's a sign in that picture. WOW I still don't see it. I need better glasses I think...... NOPE No sign but the vision is perfect. Great Pic.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 20,247
Posted By Appraiser
YES A BRAIN I love it when people come up with...

YES A BRAIN I love it when people come up with NEW ideas that make sense. GREAT JOB. I LOVE IT.:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,900
Posted By Appraiser
TOTALLY AWESOME. I love the watch. That's the...

TOTALLY AWESOME. I love the watch. That's the best time keeper while on an adventure.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,319
Posted By Appraiser
Better than it rolled off the factory line. NICE...

Better than it rolled off the factory line. NICE JOB. I had a z50 when I was young too and I am still tring to locate who has it so that I could do the same thing as this. I am sure mine would not...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By Appraiser
I ride everyday as well but I thought this would...

I ride everyday as well but I thought this would be a good challenge to see who prepairs to take pictures everyday and maybe to spark those who ride only for trips or occasions. Thanks to all that...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By Appraiser
Well here is pic of my ride at work. Still not...

Well here is pic of my ride at work. Still not able to get the upload thingy here to work for me. Maybe later, anyway.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By Appraiser
06/21/2010 Ride to work day

Ok I thought this was a good spot for this. Monday is the "ride to work day". This is a good time to show your bike at your work. Remember we like pictures more than words.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,361
Posted By Appraiser
With an Imagination, a welder, JB weld, anything...

With an Imagination, a welder, JB weld, anything is possible.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,925
Posted By Appraiser
I have a friend of mine that has an early 70s...

I have a friend of mine that has an early 70s model 450 and swears that he has the same front tire from the factory and has gone through several rear tires due to so many wheelies. He laughs and says...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,215
Posted By Appraiser
I am fond of the new Monkey 50 myself.

I am fond of the new Monkey 50 myself.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 3,521,767
Posted By Appraiser
Here is my new ride. ...

Here is my new ride.

http://s852.photobucket.com/albums/ab85/dl52163/MY%2076%20CB%20750%20F/
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By Appraiser
Here is my New TO Me 1976 CB750 F barn find. Yes...

Here is my New TO Me 1976 CB750 F barn find. Yes this was in a metal building in Fl. According to the owner it was purchased by his father in 1976 and was ridden for app 18 months and then it was...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,759
Posted By Appraiser
Right now I am partial to the CB750 F. It started...

Right now I am partial to the CB750 F. It started the super bike craze for Honda. Others may not like it but I got mine at a good price and I like what I see so far.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,041
Posted By Appraiser
YOU know with enough money anything is possible....

YOU know with enough money anything is possible. Keep working at it. You will hear yourself saying one day "IT's ALIVE". And then it will all be worth it. I wish that I had the time to tackle...
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