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Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Rebuilt the carb tonight and went from a 40 to a...

Rebuilt the carb tonight and went from a 40 to a 42.5 pilot jet. Wow, does it run SO much better while warming up! I can actually rev it now before the engine is piping hot. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Made myself a cutting board skidplate today. ...

Made myself a cutting board skidplate today. It's 1/2" thick and will be plenty of protection for this rider who is not bashing boulders. I mainly wanted to protect the bottom of the bike from the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
It's a Wolfman Peak tail bag. It fits my Scaggs...

It's a Wolfman Peak tail bag. It fits my Scaggs Moto Design rack as if it were made for it.
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 278,672
Posted By BrittC
Just finished up my WR250R seat with the tailbone...

Just finished up my WR250R seat with the tailbone relief channel. These are great seats!
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Seat Concepts

Received my Seat Concepts seat cover and foam yesterday. Took time today to do the deed.

I ordered it with a tailbone relief channel. I'm glad I stumbled across this option in the vendor thread...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Thanks! What's tire life like if they get much...

Thanks! What's tire life like if they get much use on pavement? They look like they'd be short lived. I bought this for my XT225 which is primarily used offroad in sand & dirt. This 120 size isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Can anyone tell me if a 120/100-18 Kenda K760...

Can anyone tell me if a 120/100-18 Kenda K760 Trakmaster II will fit on a WRR ? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
I find plenty of master links for sale online. ...

I find plenty of master links for sale online. Anyone know of a source for a half link that I can use between two master links? I don't want to scavenge one from my old, nasty chain....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,478
Posted By BrittC
Do any of you Capo 1200 owners have specs or a...

Do any of you Capo 1200 owners have specs or a bulb number for your rear turn signal / indicator bulbs?

I grafted a set of your turn signals to my 1000 and need some replacement bulbs - higher...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 229,299
Posted By BrittC
My understanding is that the turn signal relay is...

My understanding is that the turn signal relay is behind the dash. I believe it has 2 terminals on it - not 3 like many others. I haven't visually verified this however so please don't take my word...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Loosening the adjusters / chain will move the...

Loosening the adjusters / chain will move the tire closer to the shock, no? I need it farther from the shock - which of course makes the chain tighter. The way it sits now, the chain is tighter...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Argh.... I'm frustrated with some recent...

Argh.... I'm frustrated with some recent maintenance on my 93 XT.

It got new tires, tubes, sprockets, a chain, and new fork boots. Sprockets are 15 and 45 tooth. Chain is a 120 link. Tires are...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 229,299
Posted By BrittC
Last weekend I installed Capo 1200 rear...

Last weekend I installed Capo 1200 rear indicators on my bike and those will not flash either. It is because the bulbs are a lower wattage than the original bulbs (11 watts versus 21 watts, I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
I ordered from performancepowersports...

I ordered from performancepowersports...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Nope, just a sprocket with nothing else.

Nope, just a sprocket with nothing else.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Maybe this is already common knowledge, but I...

Maybe this is already common knowledge, but I found out the hard way that if you buy a 15T sprocket from JT Sprockets for your 225, it may not work. I was sent one with a single retaining bolt hole...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Mirror Mounts

When I bought my XT225 last summer it came with both mirrors JB Welded into their mounts. The clutch side is an easy fix - replace the clamp which includes the mirror mount. On the brake side, the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-15-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 229,299
Posted By BrittC
Here's mine - kinda, sorta offroad... ...

Here's mine - kinda, sorta offroad...

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(shot with my cell phone stuffed in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Spent some time adding a couple of things to my...

Spent some time adding a couple of things to my new to me WR.

Scaggs luggage rack.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-gHqE74OOvBk/VJ8MZYD2ccI/AAAAAAABhB4/RRbVfmwjZVQ/s800/20141227_134455.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 52,610
Posted By BrittC
After trading a KLR650 for a KTM 620ADV, I sold...

After trading a KLR650 for a KTM 620ADV, I sold it to get the bike I didn't know I wanted all along - a 2008 with 3500 miles on it..... :D
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Love the white plastics!

Love the white plastics!
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
I use nothing but Simple Green and a gentle scrub...

I use nothing but Simple Green and a gentle scrub brush, and have never wished for anything stronger. It smells great too! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 48,292
Views: 9,952,593
Posted By BrittC
Picked up an 08 WR yesterday. Will be doing a lot...

Picked up an 08 WR yesterday. Will be doing a lot of reading to figure out which skidplate, hand guards, mirrors, and rear rack I should buy so I can start prepping it for next season....
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
This suggestion worked! There were 3 springs in...

This suggestion worked! There were 3 springs in the lighter I took apart - and the skinniest, longest one was perfect once cut to length. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Thanks - was not aware that vendor had so much...

Thanks - was not aware that vendor had so much stuff for the XT.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
Thanks for the idea! :D

Thanks for the idea! :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
I just finished cleaning the carb on my XT, and...

I just finished cleaning the carb on my XT, and the brass plug was already drilled out with the screw set to 3 turns out. The carb clean seems to have made it run MUCH better - it only needed a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11,871
Views: 1,844,363
Posted By BrittC
I have a 1993 XT225 that I picked up this spring....

I have a 1993 XT225 that I picked up this spring. It has 3100 miles on it. When it sits for a week and is started, it smokes out the muffler for a few minutes until it is hot and the oil burns...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 129,896
Posted By BrittC
I've made the final price adjustment to the...

I've made the final price adjustment to the beautiful 620 that I'm selling. $4000 will put it in the hands of a new owner. Feel free to let me know if you are interested and need any other info on...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 202,938
Posted By BrittC
Brian, First and foremost - I wish your...

Brian,

First and foremost - I wish your little girl a very speedy recovery.

Secondly, I've owned a set of MM10's for two years and I also installed a set for a friend 18 months ago. Both...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17,444
Views: 890,514
Posted By BrittC
I heard a rumor at a meeting the other night that...

I heard a rumor at a meeting the other night that the village of Downers Grove had been fining the owner of DGY for signs that were over the size limit. Between that and high taxes, they shut down. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17,444
Views: 890,514
Posted By BrittC
Hope it's ok to share this here, but for any...

Hope it's ok to share this here, but for any locals looking for a really nice KTM Adventure, I have a very clean, very low mile 620 for sale in Westmont.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 129,896
Posted By BrittC
For anyone located in the midwest, this low mile...

For anyone located in the midwest, this low mile beauty is currently listed in the flea market...
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,102
Posted By BrittC
I put about 25 miles on my 620 today. If the...

I put about 25 miles on my 620 today. If the seat had gel in it and I changed the grips for a set that'll absorb some vibes, this might work for me. I'm liking the handling, ride, and power. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,102
Posted By BrittC
Seems that I feel the most vibes through the seat...

Seems that I feel the most vibes through the seat - enough that my vision blurs at certain RPM's. It stops if I pull in the clutch and let it coast so it's not the wheels or drivetrain. The seat is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,102
Posted By BrittC
I've only put 10 miles on it so far and I'm...

I've only put 10 miles on it so far and I'm trying to decide if I'm man enough for this machine. The vibes are pretty dang intense! I'm sure it has been discussed to death so off I go to read about...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,102
Posted By BrittC
Not a 640, but here's my newly purchased 1998 620...

Not a 640, but here's my newly purchased 1998 620 with only 1,717 miles on it...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ru1h6i9rfzk/VAO0SYesbxI/AAAAAAABfeY/_q4UR5em78A/s800/20140831_183523.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 129,896
Posted By BrittC
So what kind of value does this thing have to the...

So what kind of value does this thing have to the right enthusiast? :evil I'm not committed to it yet!
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 129,896
Posted By BrittC
A few more shots of my new 1,700 mile 620. I...

A few more shots of my new 1,700 mile 620. I suppose I should make a bracket so I can hang the license plate correctly...
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 129,896
Posted By BrittC
I wonder how hard it would be to have the title...

I wonder how hard it would be to have the title corrected (from 640 to 620) when I go in to have it titled. Going from an Indiana to an Illinois title, I wonder if that'll open up any headaches for...
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