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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Yes spring was compressed. I was going by his...

Yes spring was compressed. I was going by his writeup and the service manual. Neither were clear on the final location of the lock nut.

I ended up tightening the top caps up as much as possible...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Trying to get my forks buttoned up after an oil...

Trying to get my forks buttoned up after an oil change and revolve and shim. (And I'll add I see why suspension work costs so much and even at retail prices I don't know how they stay in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I tore open my forks today for the first time...

I tore open my forks today for the first time ever. They have been opened up before by the previous owner and a known suspension shop. I've had the bike a few years and this is the first I've...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 70,360
Posted By cdogg44
I am attempting to dial in the TM40 on my XR650R...

I am attempting to dial in the TM40 on my XR650R even tighter. It's been a good ride, but I know there is still room for improvement.

Current setup:
140 Main Jet
30 Pilot Jet
Y4 Needle @ 3rd...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By cdogg44
I appreciate the replies and should have been...

I appreciate the replies and should have been more clear in my first post.

The XR650R is a kickstart bike, so all I need the battery for is to keep the electrical system going when I'm at idle or...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By cdogg44
Smallest 12v Lithium Battery Available

I run a small UB1213 sealed battery on my XR650R. I should probably just buy a battery tender and figure out a way to wire it up, but I can't get one to last more than a year since the bike isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Thank you! Got one in the mail this afternoon.

Thank you! Got one in the mail this afternoon.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
What tool did you purchase for the forks? I've...

What tool did you purchase for the forks? I've got oil in the mail and could have a tool from Amazon here quick but was unaware of any specific tool for our forks.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Anyone??? I've got some 3wt Silkolene fluid...

Anyone???

I've got some 3wt Silkolene fluid on the way but before I tear into the forks any setup opinions would be nice.

I'm about 215-220 all dressed to ride and expect to find .45kg springs...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I am a long time XRR owner and am looking to go...

I am a long time XRR owner and am looking to go through my front forks for the first time. The Borynack site suggests how to set it up to the style I prefer and recommends some very lightweight...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I'd like to know what everyone is running for...

I'd like to know what everyone is running for their headlight.

I've been running a halogen Trail Tech X2 and it's only a matter of time before it gets me killed. Low beam is worthless and high...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I need to replumb my XR fuel lines. I'm running...

I need to replumb my XR fuel lines. I'm running the big Acerbis tank and a TM40.

I've used Motion Pro fuel line in the past and liked it. What size do I need to order? Also, what size brass T...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 41,737
Posted By cdogg44
It's funny you say all of that... I've got a...

It's funny you say all of that...

I've got a complete Warbonnet Blackbird hammock and Mambajamba setup complete with both quilts in my closet next to the tent and Exped. I took the Blackbird out...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 41,737
Posted By cdogg44
I'm bringing this thread back from the grave to...

I'm bringing this thread back from the grave to ask if these Luxurylite cots are still the hotness for sleeping away from home.

Having had serious neck surgery in the past, the biggest...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
A week late to the party, but I thought I'd chime...

A week late to the party, but I thought I'd chime in on my stator experience. A year ago I was switching my all DC (VSM Warness, best purchase ever!) bike over to an AC/DC setup with an AC headlight....
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,891
Posted By cdogg44
Another $195 worth of stuff is gone. I don't...

Another $195 worth of stuff is gone. I don't know how you're making a living, but I sure appreciate the opportunity to buy from you!

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,438
Posted By cdogg44
Thanks for all the help guys. I'm leaving on a...

Thanks for all the help guys. I'm leaving on a hunting trip Thursday night and just placed an order for an Exped Synmat 9.

I looked at the Downmat as well, but Amazon had the Synmat for a steal...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,438
Posted By cdogg44
Recommend a sleeping pad that is comfortable, warm, and packable

I'm looking for a good sleeping pad that is comfortable, warm, and packable (in that order).

Nobody local to me carries Thermarest pads, but I ran across some in Cabelas this weekend. I am 6' 2"...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
If they don't have one let me know, I may have...

If they don't have one let me know, I may have what you need as well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 716,931
Posted By cdogg44
Has this thread come to a consensus on a...

Has this thread come to a consensus on a headlight? That is the missing piece to my XR650R puzzle.

I have been running a halogen Trail Tech X2 for over a year and while it looks good and works ok...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Don't do it. I had one and hated it. It fit...

Don't do it. I had one and hated it. It fit great and rode well, but the mess of fuel and vacuum lines was a nightmare. After 3 orders to Mcmaster-Carr I finally had the correct quick connect...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
To bring up a post from last September...Has...

To bring up a post from last September...Has anyone had any luck with the Clarke petcocks on their Acerbis tank? I ordered a new Acerbis tank awhile back along with two Clarke 90 degree WITH GROOVE...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Call the Unabiker guy and get a set specific to...

Call the Unabiker guy and get a set specific to Fluidynes. He makes them, just doesn't list them on his site. He'll probably swap you with what you've already got.

Speaking of all that, are you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
My Acerbis 6.3g tank came with the dry break cap...

My Acerbis 6.3g tank came with the dry break cap that I'd like to swap for something different.

I've run the Tusk billet caps with the short vent hose in the past, does anyone know which one will...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,348
Posted By cdogg44
I was a Blackberry guy for YEARS because I had to...

I was a Blackberry guy for YEARS because I had to have keys. Tried an iPhone 3GS when they came out, went back to keys. Tried an HTC Inspire and went back to keys. I've had a Droid 3 for several...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By cdogg44
That would seem like an easy solution and one I...

That would seem like an easy solution and one I tried to make work. Google "Olympus XZ-1 video" and you'll see why I need a video camera. My cell phone takes a better "HD" video. The still pics...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By cdogg44
The DSLR option might be handy, but I bought a...

The DSLR option might be handy, but I bought a nice P&S camera this year (Olympus XZ-1) so I am covered there. Plus the complexity of a DSLR for just pictures is really more than I want.

I think...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,861
Posted By cdogg44
SIDI Crossfires TA for me. I had to save up...

SIDI Crossfires TA for me. I had to save up before I bought them but after one ride I realized what I was missing. Now riding across town in work boots feels like I'm wearing flip flops.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By cdogg44
Can anyone recommend a camcorder?

I need to buy a camcorder. I've never owned one, but used enough of them to know what I want. We are expecting a daughter, our first, the end of March and we might as well go all in and record it....
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I like the 7 gal IMS tank. I think it looks...

I like the 7 gal IMS tank. I think it looks better than the Acerbis, seems narrower, and whoever made it actually used their brain and put the holes in either side where they line up great with the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I am looking for a good shape or like new Acerbis...

I am looking for a good shape or like new Acerbis 6 gallon tank. I am looking at moving away from my IMS 7 gallon tank.

Let me know if you've got one laying around or would be interested in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Agreed. I put the cheapest two stage (resistor...

Agreed. I put the cheapest two stage (resistor style) grip heaters on my bike this summer when I swapped bars. Although I cut the resistor out and wired them up for HIGH only with a Highway Dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
My XR came with a set of stock hubs/Excel wheels...

My XR came with a set of stock hubs/Excel wheels on it and I've busted a few rear spokes. Through some MAJOR digging I found out that the wheels were laced by Woody's in Colorado and it had some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
Having had the stock carb and now a Mikuni TM40 I...

Having had the stock carb and now a Mikuni TM40 I can say that my mileage hasn't increased noticeably at all. Still a consistent 42mpg or so.

I can't imagine a carb alone giving you 15 extra...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-14-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 189,920
Posted By cdogg44
I'm gonna try to make it. Which way from Shores...

I'm gonna try to make it. Which way from Shores Lake are you heading out?

Be on the lookout for an XR650R :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-14-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 189,920
Posted By cdogg44
I've skimmed the last several pages but I guess...

I've skimmed the last several pages but I guess I've missed where you guys are staying. I can't come camp tonight but would like to be in on the riding on Saturday.

When will you be leaving out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By cdogg44
Maybe I should be asking it like this, "What are...

Maybe I should be asking it like this, "What are the differences between a 990 ADV and a 950 SE?".

As far as the carb/FI thing, if a 950 carb is a jet it once and be done forever affair I wouldn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-12-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By cdogg44
What fits my style:530, 990 ADV, or 950 SE?

I'm looking at possibly adding a second bike to the garage. I currently have a decked out XR650R that is cheap fun and will probably be around forever. I like to do a lot of day rides that involve...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23,554
Views: 3,131,854
Posted By cdogg44
I ordered up a Clarke "grooved" 90 degree petcock...

I ordered up a Clarke "grooved" 90 degree petcock out of a recommendation in this thread several pages back. It showed up and is facing the wrong way (but works fine if turned around). I assume...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,815
Posted By cdogg44
I would agree with that 100%. I never get mine...

I would agree with that 100%. I never get mine to read correctly after a cold startup and 3-5 minutes of idling. A ride around the block and it's where it needs to be.

That said, an oil sight...
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