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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:02 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Baja designs passenger pegs

Anyone interested in a pair of Baja designs rear foot pegs? They were on my bike when I bought it and I took them off right away. I don't think a foot has been on them and like new. Only thing is I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 10:01 AM
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Posted By brayjay
That is exactly how I got mine out also. Impact...

That is exactly how I got mine out also. Impact left and right was the ticket.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Well... it is different. A set of gold headers...

Well... it is different. A set of gold headers would sure spruce it up though:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 10:51 AM
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Posted By brayjay
I would say there is no other way that shaft...

I would say there is no other way that shaft could move back and forth other than some stiction where it slides through the rockers. Also i think that shaft runs through the aluminum and rocking back...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I run a 178 main and 68s pilot at 2500 up to 5000...

I run a 178 main and 68s pilot at 2500 up to 5000 feet and it runs perfect. No bog.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 09:21 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Thanks Ya I already ordered the evo cr highs and...

Thanks Ya I already ordered the evo cr highs and I think im gonna go with the BRP triple. The specs say 2.50 inches high so ill order some motion pro long cables and hopefully this set up will work...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Yup, I also have two BRPs and the second one I...

Yup, I also have two BRPs and the second one I bought, Stupidly, just by looking at pictures. Darn near mint. Once it got shipped up I fired it up and it smoked like a train. Engine was done. Totally...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 01:02 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Cool, looks like a jet boat roost. Riding just...

Cool, looks like a jet boat roost. Riding just the other day? No snow? You in Africa? Never rode in sand dunes before. Looks like drop offs and stuff would be hard to see and could come up real...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By brayjay
The applied clamps look good also Hmmmmm....

The applied clamps look good also Hmmmmm....
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Thanks guys ill check out the rox risers and...

Thanks guys ill check out the rox risers and already ordered the cr high bend bars so hopefully their the right ones for me. Im thinkin i might just get the BRP triples but still not sure.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Anyone use the RSW triple clamps ? Im 6'3 and the...

Anyone use the RSW triple clamps ? Im 6'3 and the stock set up is hideous for me when standing so im looking for a set of triples to raise the bars up some. Thinkin of a set of pro taper evo cr high...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By brayjay
That sure is a nice looking bike.

That sure is a nice looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Well i did my top end after i installed the...

Well i did my top end after i installed the bottom end into the frame and it was no problem. Either remove one stud or just bend one out of the way when installing the cylinder. I also just did my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By brayjay
I used to run clip style master links on xr 500s...

I used to run clip style master links on xr 500s cr500s and many other bikes over the last 30 years and i only once had a chain come off due to my own lack of maintenance. Ran the same clip for two...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By brayjay
This right here is my biggest fear. I have an xrs...

This right here is my biggest fear. I have an xrs only case saver but no doubt it would be tough to stop the chain from doing that damage if a guy was on the throttle. I don't mess around and replace...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,565
Posted By brayjay
Just take your time and soak it real good. I just...

Just take your time and soak it real good. I just kept going loosen and tighten with the impact and then the drift and hammer. Once it started to spin the slightest little bit with the impact I was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Stop your sending him into a depression. :rofl

Stop your sending him into a depression. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,565
Posted By brayjay
I also used kroil on my xrr and let it sit for a...

I also used kroil on my xrr and let it sit for a day. That swingarm bolt was in there!! What I did was loosened the nut then pounded with a drift and then alternated with an air impact back and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:09 AM
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Posted By brayjay
So regarding oil flow and cold starts being hard...

So regarding oil flow and cold starts being hard on the bottom end, we all know that when the 650R sits overnight all the oil flows out of the frame and into the cases. When i rebuilt my engine i...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Ya now in early spring or in the fall i roll the...

Ya now in early spring or in the fall i roll the bike over to the exhaist on my pick up before starting and warm the oil pump up just because. Diesel smoke stinks up the bike for a bit but oh well....
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 07:21 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Fine then you win. :lol3

Fine then you win. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Forks are for sure lowered. Both my bikes forks...

Forks are for sure lowered. Both my bikes forks are even where the cap bottoms out on the fork. Your linkage sure looks oem but maybe clean it up a little and have another look for MBN markings.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:27 AM
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Posted By brayjay
By low RPM do you mean like lugging the engine or...

By low RPM do you mean like lugging the engine or just riding around in the mid rpm range? No doubt lugging would affect oil pressure. Once when it is around 10 degrees celcius outside and the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By brayjay
If the shock links are stock they will have MBN...

If the shock links are stock they will have MBN stamped on them.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By brayjay
Just remove seat, exhaust pipe, lossen carb ...

Just remove seat, exhaust pipe, lossen carb
boot, remove top sub frame bolt and just loosen bottom sub frame bolts, slide out the cdi box out of its rubber holder and then the rear of the sub frame...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I sent my bottom end away to get it done but next...

I sent my bottom end away to get it done but next time ill do it my self. Off the top of my head I think it was $150 to change the rod. I myself would go OEM again.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By brayjay
My con rod small end looked worse than that and...

My con rod small end looked worse than that and the rockers and cam were fine. I initially got a prox rod pressed on and had brass flakes in the oil filter at the first 50 mile oil change. Not sure...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By brayjay
I wandered around looking for the best spot to...

I wandered around looking for the best spot to store my new Honda True Adventure or Africa Twin or whatever it will be called when I get it.:evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-30-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 948,797
Posted By brayjay
It's even got built in air bags!!

It's even got built in air bags!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Honda called me tonight and told me I have to buy...

Honda called me tonight and told me I have to buy it. So im gonna buy it. Cause they said.:1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Same here. If and when these arrive here I will...

Same here. If and when these arrive here I will buy one without hesitation. Kinda like a giant sized XR650R this bike is. Not too sure about the DCT transmission though. I would rather a manual but...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By brayjay
New BC off road reg's

Well the new off road regs will be mandatory in BC come June 1st 2015. Might not be too bad but here is a quote from the write up in my local news online paper.
"Too date, the off road vehicle...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,272
Views: 948,797
Posted By brayjay
http://www.autoevolution.com/news/honda-africa-twi...

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/honda-africa-twin-final-concept-revealed-at-eicma-2014-live-photos-88622.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,272
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Posted By brayjay
I've been watching this thread since day one. If...

I've been watching this thread since day one. If by chance this bike will be available in Canada my two xr650r's will be for sale.
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By brayjay
I just remove the auto decomp on my 650r due to...

I just remove the auto decomp on my 650r due to major ticking noise on right side of engine and also cold starting issues. Must have been sticking. Glad I did as both problems were solved. The...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Yes auto de compressor on camshaft. Not sure how...

Yes auto de compressor on camshaft. Not sure how or why it was malfunctioning but it was. Removed it and no more noise and much easier starting. It must have been causing the right exhaust valve to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22,919
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Posted By brayjay
auto decompressor

Thought id throw this out there for anyone that starts hearing major top end ticking at start up that goes away quickly and also if you can turn over the engine 5 or 6 times before feeling...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 02:00 PM
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Views: 2,944,670
Posted By brayjay
No not lithium grease. Both the lucas and...

No not lithium grease. Both the lucas and permatek are very sticky and say cams but I never seen much about them for cam break in. Probably be fine.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By brayjay
Thanks. BG cam lube is not available to me but I...

Thanks. BG cam lube is not available to me but I have on hand lucas assembly lube, bel ray and permatek assembly lube. When I rebuilt the top end I used the lucas on the small end of the rod and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By brayjay
OEM cam break in

It seems my auto de compressor that is on the cam has started to make some ticking noise at start up. Its sticking or something. I have a new OEM camshaft, shafts and rockers im gonna throw in but...
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