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Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
FInally found it. Thank you.

FInally found it. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
And.. I've never seen what you're talking about...

And.. I've never seen what you're talking about on the regular DR650 page of Procycle. Is it listed somewhere else? Does it have an official name?
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
So there isn't a plugged vent somewhere? This is...

So there isn't a plugged vent somewhere? This is just one of those inherent things of the bike?
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Problem... I rode the bike one day and...

Problem... I rode the bike one day and everything was fine. Next day when I started it, it was puking oil out everywhere. I found out that the seal around the shaft the front sprocket is on has...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Just looking... Are the plug wires even removable...

Just looking... Are the plug wires even removable from the coils? Do they screw in like the plug caps?

The bike doesn't do this in the rain.. just when I hit a puddle pretty fast. It's forcing...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2012, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
Hi all...

I've got a 2006 DR650 that's pretty much bone stock, 17k on the odometer. The last couple rides, when I hit shallow water crossings (6" or less) at a high speed, the bike stumbles badly for a moment,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
I just bought an X-ring chain. It's got the clip...

I just bought an X-ring chain. It's got the clip for the master link, not the pin you peen over. Anyone ever had any problems from these? Should I try to buy a regular master link that needs peened...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2011, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Yeah, we tried not to drop them, since it made...

Yeah, we tried not to drop them, since it made you huff and puff to pick it back up! lol. But seriously, not a thing was changed. Totally stock on my DR, and it did fine. Not sure about Jays Honda,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2011, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Naw... just get one that's gently used for about...

Naw... just get one that's gently used for about 1/2 that. We're coming up on the time of year that's good for buyers... bad for sellers! So, congratulations... or I'm sorry. Take your pick! lol.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2011, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Jay made a pretty cool video of the trip. It's...

Jay made a pretty cool video of the trip. It's got some of the same pics in it, but better quality if you choose the "Large" version (Best quality). It also has video in it.

...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2011, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
C'mon now, Jay. Admit to the world which color of...

C'mon now, Jay. Admit to the world which color of bike was fastest.. And don't say GREEN, because he wasn't there! :D


I was so far behind, because I was trying to take pics.. about 4-5 times...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2011, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Every bike that I've replaced a rubber line with...

Every bike that I've replaced a rubber line with the braided steel, it's such a HUGE difference, that I'd have to re-learn the braking on the front with the bike to keep from skidding or just making...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2011, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Honestly, that's probably a good thought. When...

Honestly, that's probably a good thought. When I'd get on it full throttle, then get up to speed and ease off the throttle just a tiny bit, the bike would fall on it's face for a split second like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2011, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Some of you may have read the thread I posted on...

Some of you may have read the thread I posted on riding the DR up in the Colorado Mountains. Around here in Oklahoma, I'm lucky to get 40mpg. On the ride to OKC to load the bike in the trailer for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2011, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
Yeah, every time we'd jump out onto a road,...

Yeah, every time we'd jump out onto a road, people were stopped on what little shoulders there were, and the ones driving were going so slow and gawking that they may as well have been parked. Not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2011, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
I left a ride report about my trip in the...

I left a ride report about my trip in the Colorado mountains on my DR650...


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=17026939#post17026939
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
On the way up Ophir Pass, down in the valley, I...

On the way up Ophir Pass, down in the valley, I saw what looked like either rushing water, or ice. What it was, though, are white deposits from water coming out of an old mine entrance that you can...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Corkscrew Pass has some AMAZING red hills at the...

Corkscrew Pass has some AMAZING red hills at the top. This pass is fairly easy going up, but probably had the steepest decent on the other side of any we'd ridden. Just slow and easy with both...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Pretty self explanatory... The trail going up to...

Pretty self explanatory... The trail going up to California Pass. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
We came down Cinnamon Pass, and the entrance to...

We came down Cinnamon Pass, and the entrance to Engineer Pass is connected to it at the bottom. Engineeer Pass has some steep parts, especially at the switchbacks where you can't carry much speed at...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
The next morning, we got a nice early start and...

The next morning, we got a nice early start and headed to Silverton with the bikes in tow. A couple shots before we got into Silverton...<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Next morning, we were up with the sun, but it...

Next morning, we were up with the sun, but it wasn't like we could do much. I don't know how cold it got, but I imagine somewhere in the 20's since our bottled waters had started freezing and there...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Dual Sport in the Colorado Mountains

We made plans to go ride around the mountains of Colorado for a week. We also made plans to be self sufficient pretty much and just camp along the way. We headed out from Oklahoma. I am from Ada and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
I use the butt connectors that you crimp the...

I use the butt connectors that you crimp the wires in, then the plastic on the outside is heat shrink. I splice on the original bullet connectors. Just remember that you'll have to at least thread...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
OK.. Made a "Screwdriver" that fit down through...

OK.. Made a "Screwdriver" that fit down through the end of that well using an old allen wrench, and ground the end to a screwdriver head with a Dremmel tool. I had been using the largest jeweler's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
I've got the tensioner back together and I can...

I've got the tensioner back together and I can screw that slotted bolt and withdraw the plunger, but turning all the way back doesn't produce any *click*. As soon as I let go of the screwdriver, the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
Frank, Honstly, it's something you'll...

Frank,

Honstly, it's something you'll probably have to figure out on your own. Best way is to strap on a gallon of gas somewhere on the bike and go run it out. I've seen people get fuel mileage...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2011, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
Can anyone explain the cam chain tensioner to me?...

Can anyone explain the cam chain tensioner to me? I have an oil leak on the bike and was told that it was probably the tensioner. I took the tensioner out and I can see a crack in the gasket against...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2011, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
The oil appears to be coming from more forward...

The oil appears to be coming from more forward than the tensioner, but I'll definately check it out. What I need to do is clean it all off, ride it a short distance and try to find exactly where it's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
My bike has started leaking oil. It started as a...

My bike has started leaking oil. It started as a tiny amount, but now is a fairly sizeable mess. It seems to be coming from the right side at the banjo bolt going into the case above the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
Carbs work on a venturi effect, and whether you...

Carbs work on a venturi effect, and whether you have the throttle open or closed matters not. Unless you are running a pressurized system, or have an accelorator pump, opening and closing the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
Actually, this theory is very flawed. You are...

Actually, this theory is very flawed. You are correct in the petcock operation, but a carb full of fuel in a parked bike doesn't remain that way very long. The fuel in the bowl is open to ambient air...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Trbig67
Wrong. Eventually, all carb needles will leak, no...

Wrong. Eventually, all carb needles will leak, no matter how many pre-filters you run before your carb. Fine particles still get by and between that and the simple opening and closing of that needle...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
OK.. now for the electronically challenged... WTF...

OK.. now for the electronically challenged... WTF do you mean by bookmark, and what does this do? I mean.. where do you put what you're actually looking for?
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
Any idea why it wouldn't work? I like the idea of...

Any idea why it wouldn't work? I like the idea of the vacuum petcock. I'm terrible about turning the fuel off every time (Or turning it back on afterwards and running out of gas a short distance down...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
Hey, guys... On the 4.9 gal IMS tank, do...

Hey, guys...

On the 4.9 gal IMS tank, do you suggest using the petcock supplied, or re-using the stock vacuum petcock? If it's not the same bolt patern, it's close enough to where I can file the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2011, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Trbig67
Here's my '81 XS1100. It's the last year they...

Here's my '81 XS1100. It's the last year they made them.




http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c337/trbig/Rally%20Time/d4c08c22.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
My kid was helping me remove the rear wheel to...

My kid was helping me remove the rear wheel to redo the bearings, and he pried on the rear black plastic chain guard thing that is mounted to the swingarm. I see Bikebandit has them for $48, but I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 98,507
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Posted By Trbig67
Thanks. No, that shaft isn't moving, just the...

Thanks. No, that shaft isn't moving, just the front sprocket.




Not quite sure what you're saying to check here. What's good or bad clearance and what do you do to fix it if it's bad?
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