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Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,167
Posted By zachbrowning
Funny you should mention that... After cleaning...

Funny you should mention that...
After cleaning and checking the linkage as suggested earlier, I couldn't find anything wrong. Put the carb back on and hoped it would magically fix itself. When I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,167
Posted By zachbrowning
Hey man, this thread is almost 1500 pages long....

Hey man, this thread is almost 1500 pages long. No, I haven't read the whole thing. I have researched various things, and read a fair amount about common problems with the XR, but hadn't heard of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,167
Posted By zachbrowning
Thanks for the advice. If it's a vacuum leak,...

Thanks for the advice. If it's a vacuum leak, where would that be? One of the small black tubes coming out from various points on the carb? Or at the boot where the carb joins the intake manifold?...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,167
Posted By zachbrowning
carb question

Hi, trying to clean the carb on my girlfriend's bike, and I have a question. Please take a look at this photo:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BxyMUPSrXCgzU3l1bC1MckIwLTg/edit?usp=docslist_api
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,820
Posted By zachbrowning
Le foto sono molto bello. Grazie mille and buon...

Le foto sono molto bello. Grazie mille and buon viaggio!
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 18,674
Posted By zachbrowning
The guy on the far right is on a Hero Impulse,...

The guy on the far right is on a Hero Impulse, which I would highly recommend for future Himalayan excursions. While a little short on power, it has far superior suspension to the Enfields and weighs...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,122,690
Posted By zachbrowning
I used to have a late 90s Husky TE610. That model...

I used to have a late 90s Husky TE610. That model seemed to have a similar unclear timeline of changes. Like they just kept building bikes with the components they had until they ran out, then built...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,122,690
Posted By zachbrowning
Excellent, thanks for the info and the link.

Excellent, thanks for the info and the link.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,122,690
Posted By zachbrowning
1999 vs 2001 lc4e

There's a few lc4 enduros on the flea market right now. I've tried searching, but haven't found a clear source for year by year changes. Can someone please fill me in on what the changes were between...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,927
Posted By zachbrowning
Agreed. Brilliant prose; and an evocative tour of...

Agreed. Brilliant prose; and an evocative tour of the landscape of my youth.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By zachbrowning
Very cool! I loved the Cameron Highlands, wish I...

Very cool! I loved the Cameron Highlands, wish I had my bike there with me.
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,904
Posted By zachbrowning
Ciao iz4dja. Grazie per il racconto. Mi piacciono...

Ciao iz4dja. Grazie per il racconto. Mi piacciono le foto e il moto. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
Been doing lots of riding, and mostly camping in...

Been doing lots of riding, and mostly camping in remote areas so it's taken awhile to do an update. Let's see, where were we?

We headed to Eloy to pick up my buddy, then drove right back to Tucson...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
Sounds like a great setup! We'll look you up if...

Sounds like a great setup! We'll look you up if we're back that way.
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
On our Xmas day road ride up Mt Lemmon I realized...

On our Xmas day road ride up Mt Lemmon I realized that my clutch was slipping. I hadn't noticed it on the dirt because I'd put it down to the tires spinning a bit. I put up a thread on the regional...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
We were really debating heading down that way!...

We were really debating heading down that way! Seriously, we sat in the parking lot at Guadalupe at talked about whether we should go down to Big Bend since we were already in TX, but decided it was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
From Animas, we drove the van over to the...

From Animas, we drove the van over to the Chiricahua Mountains. We had no idea really where we were going, so we were blown away by the scenery when we drove into Cave Creek Canyon. Wow! We decided...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
So, after making the most of our friends'...

So, after making the most of our friends' hospitality in Elephant Butte, we finally had to hit the road again. Since we were already in southern NM we figured it would be a shame to miss out on the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
Buddy filming with his gopro. Paparazzi!:D

Buddy filming with his gopro. Paparazzi!:D
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
Hi Marc, I know an XR650R isn't a conventional...

Hi Marc,
I know an XR650R isn't a conventional choice for this role, but it's bullet-proof, runs nicely on the road (for a dirt-bike), is stable off-road, and actually the power-band is quite...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
That might be in the works, we're going to try to...

That might be in the works, we're going to try to wear out AZ first :D

Happy New Year to everyone. We're visiting friends and enjoying NYE festivities right now, but will post another update soon!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By zachbrowning
Going to try to get the parts today. I might take...

Going to try to get the parts today. I might take you up on the garage space offer it I don't get it fixed today or tomorrow. Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
Photos of Andie, yeah, all right, there'll be...

Photos of Andie, yeah, all right, there'll be more, but you'll have to put up with the story as well :D

One thing that I kind of, sort of, forgot to tell Andie when I arranged to buy two XR650Rs...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By zachbrowning
That would be awesome. On an xr650r. Will send...

That would be awesome. On an xr650r. Will send you a pm.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By zachbrowning
Best Tucson area shop?

I apologize if this has already been covered somewhere, I'm on my smartphone and search doesn't work for some reason. We're traveling through the Tucson area right now (see our RR here...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
OK, a couple more from the bike pick-up: ...

OK, a couple more from the bike pick-up:

Andie's new toy:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3776/12308837925_84f6ff2b67_m.jpg

Loaded up with mine:...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,463
Posted By zachbrowning
Livin' in a Van, Down by the River.

Hi, my name is Zach. My girlfriend (Andie) and I recently purchased a couple of XR650Rs from some fellow inmates with the idea of riding them south to Central America and maybe further. Due to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By zachbrowning
We rode from Animas to the top of the pass and...

We rode from Animas to the top of the pass and back (about 40 miles each way) a couple of days ago. Dirt road was a bit washboarded, and the FS road had a bit of loose rock in sections, but overall...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By zachbrowning
Nice! Really like that last shot.

Nice! Really like that last shot.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By zachbrowning
Thank you for your wonderful pictures. It's great...

Thank you for your wonderful pictures. It's great to see the real Iran, not some image created by western media. I'm amazed by the beauty of your country. I'm also very impressed how clean it is,...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-31-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By zachbrowning
Schumacher Cargo...

Schumacher Cargo (http://www.schumachercargo.com/motorcycle-shipping.html) does roll on-roll off shipping of motorcycles around the world. If you give them a call, they'll explain all the details....
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By zachbrowning
Sweet, will give it a try. TossingLead, any...

Sweet, will give it a try.

TossingLead, any info on exactly what you have to change? Maybe a link to a how-to?
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By zachbrowning
Cool, thanks for the link, I'll check it out.

Cool, thanks for the link, I'll check it out.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-23-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,444
Posted By zachbrowning
If I'm camping in an area that's populated I try...

If I'm camping in an area that's populated I try to find a spot before it gets dark, but I don't actually stop yet. I then go get some dinner or just hang out somewhere else until well after dark....
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,964
Posted By zachbrowning
Any chance of running the strap under the seat?

Any chance of running the strap under the seat?
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By zachbrowning
Curious about this as well. Interested to see...

Curious about this as well. Interested to see what people are using.
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By zachbrowning
Question Using PWM controller for DIY Heated Vest?

I'm considering trying to make some heated clothing as done in several threads here on ADV. I'm thinking about how to make the heat level adjustable. I know some of the people that did this had...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By zachbrowning
Nano Protech

Did a search, didn't find anything. Anybody used this stuff? Looks like they make a few different versions for different applications. The electrical protection stuff in the video here:
...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,081
Posted By zachbrowning
Very sound advice.:lol3

Very sound advice.:lol3
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,647
Posted By zachbrowning
Almost all LEDs are wired like this, the drivers...

Almost all LEDs are wired like this, the drivers are much more efficient when they're driving multiple LEDs in series. In parallel the driver's are having to dump a huge amount of voltage (LEDs...
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