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Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By sh0rtlife
well it doesnt actualy use a drop of oil...so...

well it doesnt actualy use a drop of oil...so maybe its got one thing right?

im thankfull its NOT mine...however with where the owner lives it needs to be able to pull hills...i mean if they are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By sh0rtlife
supersherpa down on power?

got a friends bike im working with 09/02 250 super sherpa..and the thing is well..gutless..its got 6302 miles on it

ive gone thru the carb and did change one of the jets to fix the cold blooded...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
and this is why my xl has good insurance on it...

and this is why my xl has good insurance on it with an "agreed" 1500$ value..stolen damaged or otherwise
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
thats a rolling ticket machine in most of the 50...

thats a rolling ticket machine in most of the 50 states
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
yeah i second that..ive got an account with...

yeah i second that..ive got an account with fastenal....and a rather large assortment
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
ill say this..ACTIVLY look for your bike as the...

ill say this..ACTIVLY look for your bike as the police will NOT.....they will not look in any way shape or form..its basicly simply been "noted" and if they happen to be doing something and find it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 11:19 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
and some of us have said fast bikes lol i...

and some of us have said fast bikes lol

i see bikes and cars as the tools they are...now dont you go reading "conveyance" into that ..oh no i love most of them like the family they are
xr250's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 12:36 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
especialy when its generaly under 10$ in...

especialy when its generaly under 10$ in materials....all the more reason to make your own
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 01:56 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
my bike when i got it was litteraly 1 wire to...

my bike when i got it was litteraly 1 wire to kill it and NOTHING else...i made my harness from scratch..well not completly scratch..i re-used old bike bullet connectors and such..my wiring is about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:51 PM
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Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
that looks prety sweet..keep me posted on it as...

that looks prety sweet..keep me posted on it as it progresses ..my tach i picked up is VERY faded so much so its not readable lol
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
is that clear and painted plastic or just a slap...

is that clear and painted plastic or just a slap on decal that may not light up correctly?.....ive been looking into this as well..but hadnt bothered going any further just yet
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By sh0rtlife
they are TOUGH lil units...but i ride up to...

they are TOUGH lil units...but i ride up to theire main store and buy direct
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
yes they track milage and last i knew hda...

yes they track milage and last i knew hda multiple bike memory...HOWEVER they are easily reset loosing your true milage
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By sh0rtlife
youve got a plated xr250..why replace it?

youve got a plated xr250..why replace it?
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
they are very VERY standard..take the banjo bolt...

they are very VERY standard..take the banjo bolt with you...hell ace hardware has em too ..you may not find "exact" fit but anything "close" will work exactly as intended..i know the ones on my front...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
uh,.....yeah get some crush washers..aluminum or...

uh,.....yeah get some crush washers..aluminum or copper...id bet your oil line is actualy leaking making you "think" its your tensioner

a colective to get parts and bikes..that would be nice
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,942
Posted By sh0rtlife
theres an old method for tdc... pull the...

theres an old method for tdc...

pull the plug, grab a chunk of coat hanger, slide it into the plug hole, now slowly rotate the engine while watching the wire....youll see it move up..when you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 11:11 PM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
do need WANT yes...but way way too much for...

do need WANT yes...but way way too much for "parts" carbs..ive got a set like that myself....between the 2 sets i could probably make 1 good set
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
i second that..its also why i switched the bowl...

i second that..its also why i switched the bowl screws with allen heads

10-1 odds are its a small bit of junk in one of the tube holes
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
yes IMPOSSIBLE to keep the front down unless your...

yes IMPOSSIBLE to keep the front down unless your riding like granny
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
yeah there are ALOT of weird combinations for...

yeah there are ALOT of weird combinations for looking for a 6..or any bike really....the last one i had found was a STRANGE duck...this was months back tho....it was an magic button xl600 engine put...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By sh0rtlife
as i recall the XR cover has a different clutch...

as i recall the XR cover has a different clutch cable mount but otehr wise is IDENTICAL.....and the clutch cable mount for the XR is a better setup anyway

but your cover is totaly saveable
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 12:31 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
they do show up like crazy up this way...but they...

they do show up like crazy up this way...but they are useualy gone in a matter of hours..unless its crazy rough...or way out there....there was a couple of 6's in tacoma for a good couple months all...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
trying to find it i found this instead ...

trying to find it i found this instead

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/4381307814.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
seat shape does look a lil...off....and she sure...

seat shape does look a lil...off....and she sure aint ugly..pretty clean actualy...lot nicer than mine...i need to replace the fenders BAD, so bad i had to paint em black for now...i WISH i had an XL...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
yeah i saw that long hair pic im like..hell that...

yeah i saw that long hair pic im like..hell that could be me..about 10 years ago...but yeah hairs still growin like a weed

as for the decomp i dont know why youd want to eliminate it...guess i...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
actualy i did choke it..ive got the thumb choke...

actualy i did choke it..ive got the thumb choke lever thingy..it ever so slowly releases..i suspect it "should" release as easy as a throttle or anything else..but found that at the speed it releases...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By sh0rtlife
not mine i just maintain it..if he dont want...

not mine i just maintain it..if he dont want to..it dont get done..tho i do force him into some of the work lol
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,966
Posted By sh0rtlife
my runs from portland OR to victoria BC..i almost...

my runs from portland OR to victoria BC..i almost always have music running.....my ears however HATE ear buds ...i had picked up a helmet setup for bluetooth with the speaker hole cutouts but had no...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
here ya go..and COLD at that <iframe...

here ya go..and COLD at that
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/hZDB4peh4Us" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

and really what i ment by the 2smoke bit...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By sh0rtlife
the hole is about 2inches..give or take..yes the...

the hole is about 2inches..give or take..yes the front shaft is still supported...

indeed 13091 looks EXACTLY like it would be the right one....ill hit the shop tommaro and get it ordered and lett...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:43 AM
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Posted By sh0rtlife
funny thing is..you get used to or grow up...

funny thing is..you get used to or grow up starting old 2 strokes..you know where "the spot" is even for a 4stroke....add to that a correctly adjusted decomp and you can start it by HAND
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By sh0rtlife
thank link sent me right to the main fish page...

thank link sent me right to the main fish page where you enter everything in...so...if you found the "right" one...which one did you click cause ive been thru these allready and didnt spot it
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
unless your trying to keep it stone stock..and i...

unless your trying to keep it stone stock..and i wouoldnt blame you one bit..course you mentioned going cap soo maybe stock isnt as important as functional and reliable..just get the reg/rec units...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 552,412
Posted By sh0rtlife
i did the same on my xl500s

i did the same on my xl500s
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12,918
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Posted By sh0rtlife
"if" i was lookin for anotehr id consider...

"if" i was lookin for anotehr id consider it...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By sh0rtlife
oil leak on a bayou?..kind find the part?!?!?

since i cant think of another place to post this on this site..and the kawa sites have been.....useless.....i figured you guys might know or be able to help

1993 kawasaki bayou 400 4x4....it was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
yeah that ratcheting sound is 100% normal....if...

yeah that ratcheting sound is 100% normal....if the kicker is "held" down or doesnt spring back up..its basicly the 1way gear doing what it normaly does
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 552,412
Posted By sh0rtlife
thats a HELL of a pair matching twins..i...

thats a HELL of a pair

matching twins..i WISH i had that...all the way down to the DOB....

heres "part" of my set

83 xl600
84 xr250
96 z50(tho ill be retroing her back to a 1980/81 to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12,918
Views: 1,217,194
Posted By sh0rtlife
when in doubt take a pic so we can see it....it...

when in doubt take a pic so we can see it....it sounds like your exactly where i was..things line up but not as good as youd expect
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