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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:03 PM
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Posted By CiscoSF
I'll keep it in mind in case no one closer steps...

I'll keep it in mind in case no one closer steps up.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:25 PM
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Posted By CiscoSF
Is there anyone in the SF Bay Area who would like...

Is there anyone in the SF Bay Area who would like to help test out these programmable CDIs? Or sell me a BRP or trade one for a clean XR650L with 2nd/5th gear mods and a kickstarter installed.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Retard or advance. It's just one more aspect of...

Retard or advance. It's just one more aspect of the bike to tune, e.g. I'm about to bore out the engine on one of my XRLs. I don't know exactly what the timing mapping should be but I have a feeling...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Views: 3,009,401
Posted By CiscoSF
If we can figure out an easy way to plug in to...

If we can figure out an easy way to plug in to the wiring harness or if batteries are good enough, then fuel level, oil temp and pressure gauges are doable. Speed and altimeter can be done with the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23,138
Views: 3,009,401
Posted By CiscoSF
Check eBay for street legal BRPs with shipping...

Check eBay for street legal BRPs with shipping (shouldn't be too bad). That way you get some accountability and seller history.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23,138
Views: 3,009,401
Posted By CiscoSF
I'm having some Bluetooth controlled XR650L CDIs...

I'm having some Bluetooth controlled XR650L CDIs manufactured and am writing iPhone/Android apps to manage the spark timing and rev limit and display a tachometer.

I just wanted to check if...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
OK, you talked me into it. My day job is as a...

OK, you talked me into it. My day job is as a programmer and I've played around with Apple's bluetooth framework. On the hardware side it should be about the same as USB.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:36 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Definitely cheaper for the Kickstarter campaign...

Definitely cheaper for the Kickstarter campaign but also better than those. USB or a dial rather than serial port. English instructions rather than Czech. Mac support if it's USB.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:02 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
I'm thinking about having some programmable XRL...

I'm thinking about having some programmable XRL CDIs made and possibly using Kickstarter (the site https://www.kickstarter.com) to fund the first batch.

Would anyone be interested in one? Any...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 03:11 AM
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Views: 398
Posted By CiscoSF
Same.

Same.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
The white tank looks good with the red fenders. ...

The white tank looks good with the red fenders.

I would probably use white Krylon Fusion for the screen. One of those 3M headlight restoration kits might be able to bring it back to life too. Or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 123,296
Posted By CiscoSF
Are the bearings something I can swap out myself...

Are the bearings something I can swap out myself or should I have the machinist do it when I take the cylinder in to be bored out?
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
The SW-MOTECH top rack is very sturdy --...

The SW-MOTECH top rack is very sturdy -- http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-steel-toprack-honda-xr650l-93-for-givi-trax-alu-box-coocase-topcases-10153

Also, if it isn't easy for you to weld...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 11:27 PM
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Posted By CiscoSF
No big deal, just me picking up an XRL... with...

No big deal, just me picking up an XRL... with its engine and exhaust removed

http://i.imgur.com/Qdumnhnl.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Puke I have some leftover parts to unload. Free, just...

I have some leftover parts to unload. Free, just pay for shipping.

Stock engine guard, painted black
WPS tail light
Ignition without key, connector removed
Right crankcase cover, good condition...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 123,296
Posted By CiscoSF
Steve, can you identify those six bearings? ...

Steve, can you identify those six bearings?
http://i479.photobucket.com/albums/rr151/mcma111/BMW%20R100gs/XRL%20Engine%20Build/DSC_0500.jpg

Also, where did you get the nice looking oil lines in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Are any of these aftermarket top end gasket sets...

Are any of these aftermarket top end gasket sets worth buying or should I stick to OEM?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
The cheapest I've found is $14.89 with free...

The cheapest I've found is $14.89 with free shipping on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Honda-250-Black-Foot-Pegs/dp/B004DSAEBA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1424213720&sr=8-1&keywords=xr650L).

I've bought...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Not certain but probably. This will let you know...

Not certain but probably. This will let you know if something is screwed up with your kickstand safety switch, clutch safety switch, etc..
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Steve: PM incoming Wook: You can also use a...

Steve: PM incoming

Wook: You can also use a multimeter to test the ignition coil and the leads that connect to the CDI. The service manual has the order in which to test and what each lead...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Anyone upgrade their camshaft and want to sell me...

Anyone upgrade their camshaft and want to sell me their stock one?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
I'm leaning toward the Wiseco 675cc Big-Bore...

I'm leaning toward the Wiseco 675cc Big-Bore Piston Kit for my seized engine. Has anyone here used it before?

I've started tearing down the engine. Right side cover and cylinder head cover off....
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Sounds almost musical!

Sounds almost musical!
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
So I'm planning on selling my second XRL. I'm...

So I'm planning on selling my second XRL. I'm going to put the engine from my first XRL in it. I'm doing it this way because I want the second engine after I bore it out.

I could also drop a stock...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Steve, what kind of liquid gasket do you use on...

Steve, what kind of liquid gasket do you use on the header gasket? Also, I think I remember you re-using the header gasket -- what do you use to clean it off?
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Steve, do you do anything special to get the...

Steve, do you do anything special to get the exhaust gaskets to stay put?
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By CiscoSF
CDISupply - XR650L CDIs, Petcocks, and NX650 Fifth Gears

Send PayPal payments as a gift (or add 4%) to billing@cdisupply.com. Send me your shipping address as a note and/or PM. Free CONUS shipping for all items. International shipping available at cost (PM...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
For posterity, here are Clarke installation...

For posterity, here are Clarke installation instructions:

http://i.imgur.com/cJeR4TKl.jpg (http://imgur.com/cJeR4TK)
http://i.imgur.com/q8qOMtMl.jpg (http://imgur.com/q8qOMtM)

I have a bunch...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
According to these parts fiches, the 2003 and...

According to these parts fiches, the 2003 and 2008 CRF450R carburetors are the same (http://www.partzilla.com/parts/detail/honda/HP-16100-MEN-A12.html...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
I sold a stock tank and shrouds in great...

I sold a stock tank and shrouds in great condition on eBay for $99 plus shipping once.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
In theory the color combo is nice but the rattle...

In theory the color combo is nice but the rattle can black on the front and rear fenders is flaking. I have an extra red front I'm going to put on and I'm going to scrub off the rear.

Not certain...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Yeah, down in Boulder Creek near Santa Cruz. ...

Yeah, down in Boulder Creek near Santa Cruz.

I just checked and yeah the oil separator is gone.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Just picked up my second XRL: ...

Just picked up my second XRL:

http://i.imgur.com/7iEY1Xll.jpg

$1000 and at 3223 miles. The catch is the engine is seized. The PO has this to say:


My plan is to try some penetrating oil...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
The arms do have little bit of bend to them. You...

The arms do have little bit of bend to them. You could definitely use a longer bolt and a spacer at the rear/higher point and probably also at the other end.

Also consider gravityisnotmyfriend's...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By CiscoSF
New XR650L CDIs (Replaces Honda # 30410-MN9-000)

Over 50 sold. Replaces Honda Part # 30410-MN9-000.

Lighter and more compact than OEM unit (6.6 oz. compared to 8.2 oz.) which is especially useful if you've done the battery relocation mod and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
I ordered a blem 4.0 white. It was listed online...

I ordered a blem 4.0 white. It was listed online but they emailed me to tell me it would be 10-15 days. That was 17 days ago. Then they sent this to me when I asked why:



Anyway, I guess I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
http://i.imgur.com/a7v31yal.jpg That's with...

http://i.imgur.com/a7v31yal.jpg

That's with a loaner stock tank from Steve while I wait for a white Clarke 4.0 I ordered three weeks ago to show up. It still hasn't shipped. I ordered directly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
I didn't need any special tools but I did need an...

I didn't need any special tools but I did need an air impact wrench. Some people say that a penny works (http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/734150-want-to-add-a-kickstart-to-your-xr650l-heres-how/) but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Seat height would be your biggest issue with an...

Seat height would be your biggest issue with an XRL. Definitely try one out before buying.

I'm 5' 10", 32" inseam, ~150 pounds and even with a lowering link and a shaved-down seat the bike is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 81,725
Views: 9,142,224
Posted By CiscoSF
Guess what I spotted hanging from the ceiling in...

Guess what I spotted hanging from the ceiling in a bar in San Francisco (Zeitgeist) tonight?

http://i.imgur.com/iOTOflm.jpg
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