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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
not at all, it's still alive and strong and...

not at all, it's still alive and strong and growing actually. I'm out of it now, it is a family business though. There area lot of applications where ceramics aren't feasible.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Stationary Engineer is the old terminology, from...

Stationary Engineer is the old terminology, from back in the days when there were locomotive engineers and marine engineers. We were called stationary engineers because our boilers didn't move. We're...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
God damn it I'm a stationary engineer, and a...

God damn it I'm a stationary engineer, and a refractory mason, and a slew of other things and I'd love to live in San Fran...........Seriously I've been almost everything under the sun, waste water...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 85,478
Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
snail adjusters

how much
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
you need your oil temp to be above the boiling...

you need your oil temp to be above the boiling point of water, this ensures that any moisture will be driven off via the crank breather. Running temps below the boiling point doesn't allow the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 05:57 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Sylvania no w makes an LED brake/tail light that...

Sylvania no w makes an LED brake/tail light that fits the XRL, really bright even in day light.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
pffft, i had a 4 hour hike because I ran out of...

pffft, i had a 4 hour hike because I ran out of gas, not fun, full gear, no breeze, skeeters, full gear and about 35C
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 08:48 AM
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Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
yes, yes you are, next time your by there pick up...

yes, yes you are, next time your by there pick up a range of jets, needles and shims for me and I'll pay ya cost plus shipping. The local dealerships want $12 a jet and can't get anything but stock,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
not what he was talking about either, he was...

not what he was talking about either, he was asking if the tube was cut, and explaining why it would have been cut. If it was cut ti remove damage then it's shorter than stock, you either need to cut...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
thought it may also be of interest to guys that...

thought it may also be of interest to guys that rider through big elevation changes, tune it lean at sea level, richen it up with the dial a jet, then you can lean it out again as you climb. There...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
yeah it pisses me off to no end, but I am in...

yeah it pisses me off to no end, but I am in Canada, but I don't understand why it costs $25 to ship it across the border, what about NAFTA?

Correct, I should have stated that. I'll have to order...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Carburation

Anybody ever tried these, looks interesting. Seems like it works by metering extra fuel that is drawn in via vaccum. Could work, the also have the Intelajet, which seems to do the same thing but with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 07:18 AM
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Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
use fuel injection line.

use fuel injection line.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 06:36 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
better yet is there no flatslide carb that will...

better yet is there no flatslide carb that will work, hell people used to carve flatslide carbs out of chunks of aluminum with hacksaws and files way back in the day.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
ah yes, jets r us, the place that wants to charge...

ah yes, jets r us, the place that wants to charge me $25 to ship $15 worth of jets.......
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
ok, thank you for the info. I know the numbers...

ok, thank you for the info. I know the numbers you quoted are A/f ratios but what are the actual units? I've never used a wide band O2 sensor and all my fuel air tuning is on boilers that are tuned...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
Carburation........again

OK, I had intended to play with the jetting, using the extra jets I had ordered when originally doing Daves Mod. Of course I put the extra jets in a safe place where i wouldn't forget about them and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
can't see it really, all the other companies tat...

can't see it really, all the other companies tat offer a big adv and a big dual sport still sell both of them. Also the twin isn't going to be sold in all the same markets, so there will still be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
it comes from my habit of either riding alone or...

it comes from my habit of either riding alone or with my sons, 15 and 13. I'm the only one that can fix it, so I do. It may not be too smart, but so far there haven't been any adventures too far off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
Carburation

Here's a good one for you.

Took my sons to a local pit, they've got a CRF110 and CRF100. On the way there I dropped the bike, downhill, heavily rutted, all wet clay, me on 60/40 tires. Bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
I've already got that screw set in hand, it's the...

I've already got that screw set in hand, it's the removal of the current plug/screw that I'll have to tackle. It shouldn't be too hard of a task, I've got a set of jewelers bits for the dremel, may...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
do you mean the idle screw or the mixture screw....

do you mean the idle screw or the mixture screw. I set the idle as low as possible without it sounding liek it'll die. I have no mixture screw on my carb, merely a brass plug. When I took the brass...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
carburation

So I guess the consensus is that it's just a timing limitation in the CDI? on an obviously related not the bike seems more difficult to start from cold, it now takes a slight bit of throttle to get...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Wargasm
I'll wait and fill up with high test next time...

I'll wait and fill up with high test next time and see what happens, as I said it's inly WOT top gear going uphill, and oddly only then. There's a 2km straight on the way to work, this is where I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
It's only under hard acceleration though, fifth...

It's only under hard acceleration though, fifth gear, highway speed up hill
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
normally just regular, so 87 octane, jets are...

normally just regular, so 87 octane, jets are 55/162. If the XRs have a limited advance curve this could explain it. Combustion engineering is one of the things I studied in college so I'm fairly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
but I'm still running the stock piston, I've only...

but I'm still running the stock piston, I've only got 3500km on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
radial engines are some of the coolest engines...

radial engines are some of the coolest engines ever, I like the big multi row ones, sounds like a rolling wave of audio apocalypse
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
at first I thought it was a metal tag on my key...

at first I thought it was a metal tag on my key rattling against the upper fork clamp, it's sounds lie a small piece of metal, maybe a dime in a paint can in a paint can shaker, but it cuts in and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
ok, this is a problem I've noticed recently,...

ok, this is a problem I've noticed recently, pinging on hard acceleration. I am probably running rich as I think the washer I used for the Dave's Mod was a bit thicker than a normal washer. My...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 12:36 PM
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Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
It's up on Honda Canada

CRF1000L featured on the Honda canada website, with links to videos, looks like I'll be upgrading in the not too distant future.
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Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
specials and customs

based on the NX 650, but close enough right?


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Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 85,478
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Posted By Wargasm
Patches

ok, I'll say it, does everyone realize that you will get harassed by actual motorcycle "clubs"? This could vary from Blue Knights (retired cops) asking about the patch to criminal organizations...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By Wargasm
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/XR%20...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b227/rzrob/XR%20ETC/EDF6FE4C-D70D-433F-93C2-D05696C0A936_zpsjrrwbel3.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 85,478
Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
oh yeah, it was pretty dirty in there, this pic...

oh yeah, it was pretty dirty in there, this pic is after about ten minutes with a nylon brush, brake cleaner and a rag. Lot's of moly grease goes in the puppy. Still gotta grind down the XRR sprocket...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 85,478
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Posted By Wargasm
thank you sir, it appears I was mistaken, for...

thank you sir, it appears I was mistaken, for some unusual reason the bike will start and idle now, even without things jumpered, odd. fiddling time
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 85,478
Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
confirmation of wiring.

As per my usual luck with bike chains, put a new chain on a week ago as mine spit out some o-rings when I buried it in mud. On the way home fro work the other day the new chain kicks off the master...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 85,478
Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
Most of the problem is the XRs tall, top heavy...

Most of the problem is the XRs tall, top heavy design, it will be very eager to fall into to corners. Changing tires can accentuate this as different tread patterns, cross sectional profile, width...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 85,478
Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
Have you recently changed brand of tire, or size...

Have you recently changed brand of tire, or size of the front? If you have a tire with a sharper profile will make it feel like your bike is dropping into the turn.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 85,478
Views: 10,091,339
Posted By Wargasm
and emulsification is what happens when two...

and emulsification is what happens when two immiscible liquids are mixed together. Vaporization is when a liquid changes physical state to a vapor, this happens to gas at nearly any temperature, it...
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