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Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,015
Posted By 07jkx
Definitely want to hear your report on Black Bear...

Definitely want to hear your report on Black Bear Pass and Hancock! Also the Moab trails you ran :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By 07jkx
Well.. Found my fix. Factory bulb was a 25/25 w...

Well.. Found my fix. Factory bulb was a 25/25 w sealed beam. Previous owner had a 55w bulb, I replaced that with a 35w bulb and just now got a 25 w bulb in there. Idle, it sits around 12.5 volts...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,296
Posted By 07jkx
fantastic! just what I need to get me through my...

fantastic! just what I need to get me through my day at the office!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By 07jkx
The stator BARELY puts out enough juice to power...

The stator BARELY puts out enough juice to power the 25 watt headlight and brake light. Without the battery, you will notice that when you turn on your signal it will stay constant and not flash and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By 07jkx
I like it! I cant wait to see what trails you...

I like it! I cant wait to see what trails you rode/ride! Looking to spend a couple days in moab this summer:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By 07jkx
Well it is likely the battery is bad.. But the...

Well it is likely the battery is bad.. But the volts at the terminal should still read 13.5-14 volts at high revs shouldn't it? Regardless if the battery is taking the charge or not

No matter how...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By 07jkx
Electrical Question 1982XL250R

Question for the electrical folks out there. I have a 1982 xl250r that I picked up. I noticed that the volts at the battery when running hovers around 10.5-11 volts at idle.

When I rev it up,...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By 07jkx
Thanks brother! I plan on some maintenance either...

Thanks brother! I plan on some maintenance either around Silverton or Moab. If I can wait, I will resupply at Arrowhead.
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By 07jkx
Thanks for the info again guys. I plan to ride...

Thanks for the info again guys. I plan to ride as light as possible. However, I will definitely need a secure place to leave all the non-essentials as my home will be my bike for a month and a half.
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By 07jkx
Thanks on the info for the backcountry permit. I...

Thanks on the info for the backcountry permit. I saw something about fees for slickrock. Are there any other fee trails to ride on?
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By 07jkx
Thanks guys... I really appreciate the info. I...

Thanks guys... I really appreciate the info. I am new rider to both street and dirt with just over a year under my belt. Ridden some pretty difficult stuff on the east side of the country but I am...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By 07jkx
lol... thanks for the info! I have been wanting...

lol... thanks for the info! I have been wanting to get my jeep out there forever, but it is a bit hard to stomach $2k in gas there and back so I suppose the Dr650 will have to do!


is it pretty...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By 07jkx
Moab and Surrounding

Running the TAT this year guys and gals and planning to spend a couple days around silverton/ouray running the passes and then at least 2 days in moab. If I am lucky, I can run an unloaded bike at...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 80,970
Posted By 07jkx
awesome man. This helped me fine tune everything...

awesome man. This helped me fine tune everything for my June run this year! Thanks again for the story and insight!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,336
Posted By 07jkx
awesome... cant wait to follow along!:norton

awesome... cant wait to follow along!:norton
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 80,970
Posted By 07jkx
fantastic ride report! I am looking forward to...

fantastic ride report! I am looking forward to my solo run this year, also on a DR650!
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
It lives again! :D Finished lapping the...

It lives again! :D

Finished lapping the valves and got it sealed real nice. Reassembled and hooked up the compression tester. 150psi :clap

Just add fuel and two kicks she was up and running! ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Looking to work more on the bike tonight... been...

Looking to work more on the bike tonight... been a bit distracted lately. I talked to a local guy that a bunch of friends recommended. He told me to give lapping a shot if I wanted to and that he...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Got everything back together for the most part. ...

Got everything back together for the most part. The valve seats were not loose at all. Warmed up the head and still no movement. Cleaned up the valves and measured, everything in spec. I am still...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Awesome... Is iwll take a look today!

Awesome... Is iwll take a look today!
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Just to clarify... These are the spring seats...

Just to clarify... These are the spring seats right? I was looking at a parts diagram on partzilla and only saw something called "seat, valve spring"
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Actually just did that and was coming to post. ...

Actually just did that and was coming to post. Poured sea foam on combustion side... Leaking from at least 3 valves. Sea foam coming out of both exhaust ports and intake. Lol

I was careful...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 329,546
Posted By 07jkx
it looks like an old honda xl250r....:cry.... I...

it looks like an old honda xl250r....:cry.... I need one in semi decent condition for a parts bike for my xl250r
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 663,185
Posted By 07jkx
Having to diagnose a sudden loss in...

Having to diagnose a sudden loss in compression... looking to bore the cylinder to rid myself of some taper out to 75mm... I am needing a lead on a 75mm head gasket unless a standard 74mm head gasket...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
I am hopeful of a relatively easy fix. I didnt...

I am hopeful of a relatively easy fix. I didnt have a chance to pull valves and clean the head last night, but I did take ring measurements at the bottom, middle and top of the cylinder.

Bottom I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
I would have loved to have stayed with stock, but...

I would have loved to have stayed with stock, but I couldn't find stock rings ("obsolete" or "discontinued")... I found Wiseco ring sets, but they specifically say they are manufactured to work with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
okay, well pending valve inspections/cleaning, I...

okay, well pending valve inspections/cleaning, I call a local shop that will bore out my jug to 75mm to fit a Wiseco piston and ring kit.

The standard is 74mm with a 9;1 compression ration. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
I have not taken the valves out of the head yet. ...

I have not taken the valves out of the head yet. Was planning on picking up a valve spring compressor from harbor freight on the way home tonight and then pulling the valves, cleaning and then...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Those are all things I checked. The issue was I...

Those are all things I checked. The issue was I just couldnt get any compression with push starting or the kick starter.

If I was lucky, I could get one kick to give me about 30 psi. Most...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
oh.. a lot of the excess carbon came off with a...

oh.. a lot of the excess carbon came off with a old cloth. Any tips on removing the rest without damage to the piston, head or mating surfaces? Thinking about seafoam or perhaps kerosene bath? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Pictures will follow tomorrow... But I have the...

Pictures will follow tomorrow... But I have the jug off and to my surprise the cylinder looks great. Glazed pretty well over but no gouges scratches or cracks. Piston measured within spec as did...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Thank you! Thats the plan. lol I figure...

Thank you! Thats the plan. lol

I figure I would rather learn on a old beater bike than my 2013 dr650. I figure a lot of mechanical knowledge can translate well across multiple vehicle...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Hmmm.. okay. We I guess it is all a guessing...

Hmmm.. okay. We I guess it is all a guessing game until I get the cylinder and piston out for inspection.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
OKAY... new update. I put compressed air into...

OKAY... new update. I put compressed air into the cylinder with the head cover off so there was no pressure at all on the valves. No leaks at TDC while stationary.

However, when I manually...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
I will verify that as well tonight. Although,...

I will verify that as well tonight. Although, the first thing I checked were the valves at TDCC... both had a bit of wiggle and measured out in spec of .002 intake and .003 exhaust. The auto decomp...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
haha... yup ... it does sound simple. I have...

haha... yup ... it does sound simple. I have brought countless bikes back to life from craigslist. Never had one given me this much trouble.

The suddenness of the symptoms is what has me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
Thanks.. I will check into that. I am checking...

Thanks.. I will check into that. I am checking the spark by grounding it on the head. Get nice consistent sparks every kick. Tried it with several new park plugs. All look good.

I am going to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
I will verify the timing is correct. It has an...

I will verify the timing is correct. It has an auto chain tensioner and when I removed the valve cover, the chain seemed to have a proper tautness to it where a jump would be very unlikely without...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
That was my first thought. I have checked the...

That was my first thought. I have checked the petcock and it function fine. I can drain the carb, turn on the petcock and watch fuel flow through the inline filter. Each time I drain the carb, the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By 07jkx
1982 XL250R - Sudden Loss of Compression

Just looking for some suggestions on things to check. Basically, The bike was running fine. I replaced the petcock and then started it up. Ran fine. Turned it off, went to bed, attempted to start...
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