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Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,699
Posted By *Ck*
Yes please do continue updating, your bike is...

Yes please do continue updating, your bike is gonna look fucking sweet when its done. Top work!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By *Ck*
Cheers, fun read.

Cheers, fun read.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,217
Posted By *Ck*
had an ascot ft500... ridiculously...

had an ascot ft500... ridiculously underpowered/undertuned
throw a xl500 slab in there or internals and your laughing though.

also ^^^^^^^^^^that^^^^^^^^^ is the ugliest thing I've ever seen
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 114,962
Posted By *Ck*
she's lookin really really good. I love the...

she's lookin really really good. I love the attention to detail on this build. Gonna be a fun little ripper.

thanks for sharin, and keep it up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By *Ck*
sounding much better, I think valves helped a bit...

sounding much better, I think valves helped a bit but my problem was definitly with the decompression freeplay. thanks for the help lads!
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By *Ck*
I just adjusted valves and also noticed my...

I just adjusted valves and also noticed my decompression system freeplay is way loose, hopeing that is what is making the noise. If it is still having problems once i get things back together and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By *Ck*
what is a valve lash? haven't found anything in...

what is a valve lash? haven't found anything in the manual yet
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By *Ck*
Gonna to a valve check to begin with.. havn't...

Gonna to a valve check to begin with.. havn't done it in a while... Don't know if that could cause all the noise if they're out of adjustment.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By *Ck*
Trouble in Chile, XR650R sounds real bad

OK,

So I arrived in Vina Chile about two weeks ago and the bike was running great, no problems. Since i arrived I have not started or moved the bike. When i go to start it up today I hear a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,475
Posted By *Ck*
well my 2 cents... I Used the xr650r for a...

well my 2 cents...

I Used the xr650r for a trip from vancouver to south america. 18000km... regular oil changes every 3000km, fresh tires when needed, cleaning the air filter, etc.

Simple...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
Grifters points about sproket wear are also very...

Grifters points about sproket wear are also very important. If your chain is acting weird, chances are your sprokets are worn out too.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
Its very easy to feel a worn chain on most bikes....

Its very easy to feel a worn chain on most bikes. The bike, at slow speeds, will "grab" as the chain tightens and then ease off as it loosens. I'm having trouble finding words, but I think saying...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
The most obvious clue is that your chain's...

The most obvious clue is that your chain's tension will not stay the same as the wheel turns. It will tighten and loosen as the uniformly stretched bit moves throughout the cycle.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
I'll give it a try

I'll give it a try
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By *Ck*
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By *Ck*
Hey, any chance i can get the contact information...

Hey, any chance i can get the contact information for the shippers you used to send your bikes back. I'm currently in Valpariso now and am looking to put the bike on a boat to vancouver if possible.
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,956
Posted By *Ck*
Selling my Canadian bike in Chile

I have a xr650r set up for long distance that i rode down to Chile and am now looking to sell it. I have been mixed reports as to whether or not this is possible. Any info would be greatly...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
Yes it seems there may be some legal hurdles in...

Yes it seems there may be some legal hurdles in selling the bike here. I'm going to look into it further over the next week. I have seen some foreign bikes for sale in the classifieds though. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
Igor, Yea i made it to peru with 3 days to...

Igor,

Yea i made it to peru with 3 days to spare. Stayed in Huan chaco for 2 weeks then high tailed it down to chile. I'm currently staying at a friends place in Vina del mar. I will probably...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
Igor, I've finnaly had the chance to catch...

Igor,

I've finnaly had the chance to catch up with your travels. Your stories are great and make me wish i had been able to spend more time in columbia. You'll enjoy equador alot if thats where...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,509
Posted By *Ck*
that road looks epic. I wasn't planing to go to...

that road looks epic. I wasn't planing to go to boliva originally but i may have to reconider now. Man your makin good time though. I'm just about to get on my boat to columbia. Thanks for the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 191,205
Posted By *Ck*
No credit at all haha. Great report man, I had a...

No credit at all haha. Great report man, I had a blast riding with ya. I hope your bike is running right again and I don't have the same experience at the cota rican border as you.
I'm still...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By *Ck*
just realized that your on an L... Oh well, maybe...

just realized that your on an L... Oh well, maybe you'll get some inspiration anyways.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By *Ck*
Hey, I set up a 2001 xr650r for long...

Hey,

I set up a 2001 xr650r for long distance and have made it to Nicaragua from vancouver sofar with no issues, and am on my way to argentina. I used a turbocity rack as the basis to mount my...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,509
Posted By *Ck*
joe, Glad to hear you got ur bike sorted...

joe,

Glad to hear you got ur bike sorted out. I'm currently in nicaragua. Met up with Igor couple of days ago and we're on our way to soak up some sun (hopefully) in the corn islands. Happy...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,509
Posted By *Ck*
Hey joe, >Feliz navidad and all that. You...

Hey joe,

>Feliz navidad and all that. You are making some incredible progress. Thanks for the detailed info about the border crossings too. I´ll be leaving antigua next weekend and the info is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,509
Posted By *Ck*
Oh man, Glad to hear u and the bike survived the...

Oh man, Glad to hear u and the bike survived the tumble without to many scratches. looks like quite the road you were on. I was out the other day just riding around antigua and found some fun...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,509
Posted By *Ck*
Hey Joe I would hate to miss a chance to...

Hey Joe

I would hate to miss a chance to meet up with some fellow riders. Maybe grab some chow tonight or the next?
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,509
Posted By *Ck*
hey joe, I'll be heading your way in a day...

hey joe,

I'll be heading your way in a day or two, although it sounds like you'll be in baja. I'm gonna cruise down the west coast of mexico for the next week/week and a half then spend some time...
Forum: Americas 11-15-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By *Ck*
just thought i'd add my location in case anybody...

just thought i'd add my location in case anybody is near me. Just in phoenix right now and will be in nogales later today then mexico tommorrow. I hope to make it to guaymas that day. Anyways, if...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 669,436
Posted By *Ck*
definetly considered it, but my main obsticle was...

definetly considered it, but my main obsticle was finding a welder. The subframe is actually very strudy though and is only strengthened by the turbo city rack. The rack is also made of steel which...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 669,436
Posted By *Ck*
Hey well i have a full write up done on my...

Hey well i have a full write up done on my website on the installation of the rack and panniers. The rack i used is a modified turbo city kit. Just used sturdy bolts etc. I know many of you are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 669,436
Posted By *Ck*
bike almost ready for journey don to argentina. ...

bike almost ready for journey don to argentina.

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m69/Ck1177/IMG_2083.jpg

Just need the acerbis fuel tank
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By *Ck*
Alaska to Argentina Motorcycle Trip and Charity Fundraiser

Hello all,

So heres the deal. Two riders, both on XR650R's modded up for long distance travel, attempt to cross, between the two of them, one heck on a long strech of road. And to keep them...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 372,708
Posted By *Ck*
Need Help

Just got myself a beautiful XR650R from BC and have put a dual sport kit on it, 200w stator etc. Problem is i need to find a shop in calgary that will inspect and pass it without giving me a hassle...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By *Ck*
Oh ya, heres my bike, Its got got the dot tires...

Oh ya, heres my bike, Its got got the dot tires and speedo on now (not pictured).
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m69/Ck1177/IMG_2047.jpg
Forum: Canada 06-10-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By *Ck*
hey, just got an xr650r from BC and have...

hey, just got an xr650r from BC and have converted it to street use. I am looking for a local shop that will do my out of province inspection and not give me a hassl over non DOT gas tank and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,785
Posted By *Ck*
Just a quick aside... I've decided to go to a...

Just a quick aside... I've decided to go to a stock carb again, have found a good carb for 50 bucks.

The problem with the old one, according to the shop was a gouged float needle valve seat. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,785
Posted By *Ck*
Also, what does "WOT" mean?

Also, what does "WOT" mean?
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,785
Posted By *Ck*
Good point, Well i'm planning on taking the bike...

Good point, Well i'm planning on taking the bike down to Argentina, so i'd like long distance rliablity and ease of tuning, also gas milage would be nice. But i also do weekend off road trips with...
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