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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:10 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
That is not the piston nor the cylinder... The...

That is not the piston nor the cylinder... The conversation seems to be at two different parts of the county.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:53 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Your FCR spent time in a PineSol bath. I think...

Your FCR spent time in a PineSol bath. I think the trick is to not leave it in there for too long. I have soaked several and haven't had any problems. Leave em in for a few hours... check on em...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:26 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Mike is a long time motocrosser and off-road...

Mike is a long time motocrosser and off-road racer so he is fast on just about anything with wheels.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Hey! Don't forget the beer brewing (swilling)...

Hey! Don't forget the beer brewing (swilling) friends to the east!:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
YES. A riding buddy of mine runs through whoops...

YES. A riding buddy of mine runs through whoops on his XRL fast enough to flat piss me off. He has USDs up front, but used to eat up whoops almost as fast when he had the stock forks. He's an old...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
You have your carb jetted too rich. I bet your...

You have your carb jetted too rich. I bet your exhaust outlet is black and sotty. Jetting the CV carb rich to help offset the CV lag is not unheard of. A well tuned FCR carb is how I got better mpg.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I get 45+ with mine all the time; 50mpg if I...

I get 45+ with mine all the time; 50mpg if I behave (I usually get around 48)
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 06:10 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
It would be awesome if the used the old XL color...

It would be awesome if the used the old XL color scheme for a special run of XRLs.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
They have really gotten lazy for the past several...

They have really gotten lazy for the past several years. Used to be they would at least mix up the fender and headlight bucket colors every few years... maybe some BNGs. Nowadays it's just the same...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Amen!

Amen!
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I have a slightly used Hotcam that I'll sell you...

I have a slightly used Hotcam that I'll sell you for CHEAP!:evil

On a serious note. Me thinks the black coating wearing off is OK/normal. As long as it's not gouged, scratched or otherwise fugged...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Happened to me once also. I had the power band...

Happened to me once also. I had the power band adjuster on the side of the cylinder too tight. Gotta be careful:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Nope

Nope
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Don't go screwing around adjusting your...

Don't go screwing around adjusting your powerband. You'll mess it up!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:52 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I figure if a coffin driver needs my taillight to...

I figure if a coffin driver needs my taillight to see me, I am pretty much road stain... The TV set isnt going to help much.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Your math sucks:rofl I bought my '93 about five...

Your math sucks:rofl
I bought my '93 about five or so years ago and it had been well flogged. Other than the welded on countersprocket:eek1 the rest of it was in decent shape. The plastics were what...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I am incredibly lazy though so the "brew it...

I am incredibly lazy though so the "brew it yourself" thing will never work:evil I'd have to get someone else to do it for me... that's where the brewery up the street comes in to play. So, yea, I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
The bitter swill gurgles back up! :lol3

The bitter swill gurgles back up! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
:lol3PBR Not unless someone who might be...

:lol3PBR
Not unless someone who might be offended offers it to me. A few weeks ago the neighbor lady across the street offered me a CAN of Bud light when I finished putting a cabinet together for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
You had me right up until IPA.:huh Gawd, how can...

You had me right up until IPA.:huh Gawd, how can you drink that hoppy shit?!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I have a similar vent device on my bike. You have...

I have a similar vent device on my bike. You have to be mindful of the valve getting stuck. If your bike craps out and dies, unscrew the gas cap and see if it hisses when you break the seal. If so,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Everyone from the spud state is not so easily...

Everyone from the spud state is not so easily lured into your trap:evil
Come on up, but leave the Tejas potty water at home. We can wander down to the local brew house and introduce you to some real...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I would give the ejection that I witnessed a...

I would give the ejection that I witnessed a solid nine.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
A little bit of riding mixed in with some...

A little bit of riding mixed in with some crashing:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Need to wait for the snow to start falling. That...

Need to wait for the snow to start falling. That makes the dunk in the creek more interesting:lol3
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Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
It would be a LOT of fun for those watching:eek1...

It would be a LOT of fun for those watching:eek1 I have an offer to guide a group through Daggett on Monday... Undecided if I feel up to it:huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
That's nutz! Our local Honda shop has 'em in...

That's nutz! Our local Honda shop has 'em in stock for a couple of bucks each.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I guess I didnt communicate very well:lol3 ...

I guess I didnt communicate very well:lol3
Lemme try again: "Walking speed trail" A trail that has a lot of technical, slow sections that require you to ride at or near the same speed that you would...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Arkansas? :lol3 Think taters and GOOD...

Arkansas? :lol3
Think taters and GOOD beer:freaky
http://i870.photobucket.com/albums/ab268/ThumpNRed/2012-03-02165915.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Amen. The XRL tranny is one of several...

Amen. The XRL tranny is one of several compromises that Mr Honda's team of engineers made to make the XR600 a streetable, newb friendly bike. Now we are left trying to undo their handy work:deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 09:00 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
If you ride walking speed slow trail sections,...

If you ride walking speed slow trail sections, the stock tranny ratios are absolutely, fatally flawed. The stock first is low enough to do the job, but the stock second is a no-go. I guess you can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Welcome to the asylum. Always remember; riding a...

Welcome to the asylum. Always remember; riding a slow bike fast is funner than riding a fast bike slow. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
http://i870.photobucket.com/albums/ab268/ThumpNRed...

http://i870.photobucket.com/albums/ab268/ThumpNRed/P6210112_zps843d257a.jpg (http://s870.photobucket.com/user/ThumpNRed/media/P6210112_zps843d257a.jpg.html)I sold mine off as well. I got a smokin...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I'd trade my XRL for a clean XR400 in a...

I'd trade my XRL for a clean XR400 in a second.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
No... we just watch you in your garage.:eek1

No... we just watch you in your garage.:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:43 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Yup... pretty much sums it up. An XRL with...

Yup... pretty much sums it up. An XRL with reworked suspenders is actually a pretty worthy trail bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
Carl's is hands down the best dealership that I...

Carl's is hands down the best dealership that I have ever encountered. I buy parts from them on a fairly regular basis. Quality bunch of folks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By ThumpnRed
Amen... actually pretty easy to start.

Amen... actually pretty easy to start.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By ThumpnRed
I just bought one!

I just bought one!
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 07:57 PM
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Views: 3,187
Posted By ThumpnRed
Buy the XR! Check the valves and do a leakdown...

Buy the XR! Check the valves and do a leakdown test on it. If it all checks out, ride the snot out of it. If the valves are out of spec and the top end's leaky, freshen it up and then wring the snot...
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