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Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Hey JeffB! Looks like there's another xr400 in SW...

Hey JeffB! Looks like there's another xr400 in SW PA. Bike looks to be in awesome shape. Think I saw that one in craigslist. Was that a rufcutriders bike by chance?
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,347
Posted By mvg2
Unfortunately the right way. Probably get better...

Unfortunately the right way. Probably get better result if I reversed it though :rofl
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,347
Posted By mvg2
Rear - sure. I'll buy another Front - killed...

Rear - sure. I'll buy another

Front - killed the handling on my girlie tiger. Turn in is light and quick but it's downhill after that which kills the positive handling I once had. It now feels...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
That certainly beats my fix! I just use a heavy...

That certainly beats my fix! I just use a heavy duty zip-tie around the fuel line and choke lever. Works perfect but ghetto :D. I'll have to check that screw out...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-18-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,455
Sticky: Tet
Views: 143,203
Posted By mvg2
Hey Chip Got the PDF. Thanks for all the...

Hey Chip

Got the PDF. Thanks for all the serious leg work involved in this. Lookin forward to givin it a try. Can't wait for the gpx :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,285
Posted By mvg2
Wtb - front wheel

Fellow XR owner here (xr400) popping my head in to see if anyone has a straight and true front wheel for sale

My front has got some seized nipples (don't ya just hate that lol) and a nice dent...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 1,558,555
Posted By mvg2
Xr400 owner here dropping in for a quick...

Xr400 owner here dropping in for a quick question...

I've read that the xr600 front wheel (plus spacer) is interchangeable with the XR 400.

Do any of you xr600 owners out there have a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
WTB front wheel

Any one have a straight and true front wheel for sale? The jackhammer effect on the road is too much anymore and half the nipples are seized so adjustment is limited...

Also may be interested in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
That's exactly what the guy said. Nothing to do...

That's exactly what the guy said. Nothing to do with it going bad, it just never started out good. So if that KTM of yours ever has to go under, you may want to find a new guy.

But even with that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Wowzers is that clean!!!:eek1 Nice bike On...

Wowzers is that clean!!!:eek1 Nice bike

On a unrelated note, the momentum of getting the bottom and top end back in harmony is picking up. Recieved my new countershaft, crf chain, and a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Mostly all good. Just some trace pieces of...

Mostly all good. Just some trace pieces of ferrous metal in the case from the aftermath of the countershaft snapping.
Funny you brought the stator up. a couple of the coils actually look like...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Success!! :D ...

Success!! :D


http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c174/mvg2/2013-04-13135550_zps1c19e18b.jpg (http://s27.photobucket.com/user/mvg2/media/2013-04-13135550_zps1c19e18b.jpg.html)

You got a tool for...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 141,232
Posted By mvg2
What levers are on your tiger? Is the reach less...

What levers are on your tiger? Is the reach less than the stockers? I have been tolerating the stockers with my not of gargantuan sized hands for long enough!
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
I've been convinced :D Cylinder is over at...

I've been convinced :D

Cylinder is over at the machinists waiting to get a hone and he's got some new rings as well. When I purchased the bike, the previous owner included a gasket kit (totally...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
It's what I had a suspision it was but hoped it...

It's what I had a suspision it was but hoped it wasn't.

Exhibit A:
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c174/mvg2/2013-04-11144035_zpsa53d5fc2.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
thanks for the heads up. The one at the bottom...

thanks for the heads up. The one at the bottom of the down tube ive made standard proceedure. Only had two changes (havent had the bike that long yet), the first one had some flakes and the second...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Hey uranys and spielberg aka "cameraman." pretty...

Hey uranys and spielberg aka "cameraman." pretty ubiquitous yinz two :)

Again, thanks for the continuing of tips. I'm sure one will inevitably result in the clutch basket coming off. Got a busy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
That was bust. My blood is boiling, im bumbed...

That was bust. My blood is boiling, im bumbed out and frustrated with trying to get to something so simple...

Got a 27mm socket and some pennies to get the clutch basket off only to find its not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
thanks for the tips and suggestions guys. ...

thanks for the tips and suggestions guys. Totally appreciate it.

I guess i'll have to dig deep into the couch cushions and scrounge up the appropriate tools to get the nut off :)

the idle...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Don't know I missed it the first time i was in...

Don't know I missed it the first time i was in there, but i'm pretty sure I found where the metallic grinding came from.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Here's a little vid of it. You'll hear it when...

Here's a little vid of it. You'll hear it when the camera man makes it to the top. If you listen carefully (i.e. blast the speakers) you'll hear the "knock" and then the horrible sounding idle. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
dove in a little more with my poor running xr and...

dove in a little more with my poor running xr and have another quick question.

It started with a kick of the kickstarter which resulted in an immediate stop along with a sudden "knock" sound.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
That's what I wanted to do, but the idea of it...

That's what I wanted to do, but the idea of it locking up when I would be riding home just didn't sound like fun!

I'm going to pull the valve cover off and see how things are looking up there.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Looking for some help from the xr guru's! Clueless

it looks like the free swingarm blessing was a facade...

I have no clue on where or how to start finding the problem. I would really appreciate some input!

Problem

When I went to kickstart...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
Hey Chris :wave She's back up in PA getting...

Hey Chris :wave

She's back up in PA getting dirty. How's the ktm compare to the xr btw? (always looking for my next bike:D)
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 303,441
Posted By mvg2
Pm'd ya about the rack earlier. Ecactly what my...

Pm'd ya about the rack earlier. Ecactly what my little ninja needs for its commuting duty! I'll take it :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
...Speaking of the infamous swingarm bolt... :D ...

...Speaking of the infamous swingarm bolt... :D

was feeling pretty frisky after replacing the old rusted steering stem bearings with some fresh tapered ones so, naturally, I started to eye up that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11,768
Views: 2,525,226
Posted By mvg2
Axle pinch bolt part number?

I was looking over a family members newly acquired 07 klx (neat bike!) and ran into a minor snag that I'm hoping someone will be able to shed some light on...

One of the axle pinch bolts has been...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,496
Posted By mvg2
WTB - Front brake rotor

Hey Xr400 riders! I just picked up a nice running '00 from an inmate and am having a blast playing in dirt again :D

I'm in the process of going over everything and need to replace a couple of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-30-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5,837
Views: 1,492,868
Posted By mvg2
Those look pretty good! They pazzos or the knock...

Those look pretty good! They pazzos or the knock offs? Oh..did you have to cut out the handguards to make them fit?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-27-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,837
Views: 1,492,868
Posted By mvg2
Brought this little (ha little!) low mileage '03...

Brought this little (ha little!) low mileage '03 lady home last Sunday and can't get enough :D This is my first Triumph and I don't know what took so long. Fit and finish seems very well done,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By mvg2
Girlie: ...

Girlie:

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c174/mvg2/GirlieHill.jpg

Now don't quote me on this, but I believe the moniker "girlie" is used for '99-06 bike because of the eyelash looking decals...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By mvg2
Thanks for the heads up rpeterk but my budget is...

Thanks for the heads up rpeterk but my budget is 4500max and so that Versys is probably out of my range.

mtrdrms,
That about sums up what I have been reading about the tiger. People really love...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By mvg2
wow :eek1 thanks for extending an invitation...

wow :eek1 thanks for extending an invitation Koyote! When you finish your vacation and the girlie gets up and running let me know. I may have to try and find some time to get up to central NY (if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-07-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By mvg2
Any generous tiger 955 owners in the PA'ish area?

Long shot here... but i'm in the middle of bike shopping between a Girlie and a Versys and am leaning heavily toward the Girlie..BUT...The problem is, I have never ridden a girlie! Sadly, the one's...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 37,336
Posted By mvg2
The zzr may have the "spank" but the Blackbird...

The zzr may have the "spank" but the Blackbird has the refinement and overall package. this bike feels like it was carved out of whole. Very solid. Stock, the bird's ergos are a little more...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,580
Posted By mvg2
Absolutely. Just check out the blackbird sites...

Absolutely. Just check out the blackbird sites (though I'm sure you have!a)


That's what I'm getting with a good map on the PCII. Considering the performance of the bike 40mpg is pretty dang...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,580
Posted By mvg2
That was exactly my standpoint as well. I knew...

That was exactly my standpoint as well. I knew my sportbike days were numbered but I always wanted a bird. The answer for me is the LSL bar risers which allow me to put any 7/8 in bar. That with...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,580
Posted By mvg2
Can never go wrong with GIVI's. I kept it simple...

Can never go wrong with GIVI's. I kept it simple and went with the givi tail rack and a v46 top box. It works out great! great passenger backrest and when my wife rides it gobbles both of our full...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 3,462,861
Posted By mvg2
Really miss this bike!... any versys owners out...

Really miss this bike!... any versys owners out there want to trade for a gorgeous blackbird :evil

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c174/mvg2/Versys/DSCN0060.jpg


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