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Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 07:40 PM
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Posted By baltor
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ha Yes, you're right. I ran out of thin aluminum, but I'll eventually weld a brace into the back, then another in front with screws to secure the battery.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 81,795
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Posted By baltor
Here's a recent project I did. The PO had built a...

Here's a recent project I did. The PO had built a battery tray slim enough to hide under the xrr side plate, but not quite narrow enough to clear a 140. He said you had to be careful even with some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 09:57 AM
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Posted By baltor
Since the topic is currently forks, I have a...

Since the topic is currently forks, I have a question that I couldn't find a satisfactory answer to.

Will XR400 forks work? Apparently the diameter is the same (triples), and from what I know...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 06:10 PM
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Posted By baltor
lol Its funny you mentioned that. My wife...

lol Its funny you mentioned that. My wife finally made me get it out, and back into the garage today. There seems to be some stigma attached to a "vehicle" in the house. I tried to compare it to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 06:07 PM
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Views: 9,159,725
Posted By baltor
The PO did the swap, so I cant speak to...

The PO did the swap, so I cant speak to difficulty. I imagine the stock dash would have to be removed in the process, but maybe someone else can chime in on that. Its the trail tech eclipse HID. Its...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 03:06 PM
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Posted By baltor
hey guys - as a new xrl owner just thought i'd...

hey guys - as a new xrl owner just thought i'd share an experience I had. I'm sure this has been covered to death, but thought I'd chime in anyway.

Picked up a used bike from a fellow adv'er -...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 113,647
Posted By baltor
cooler kit

Just thought I'd post a quick review of my experience with my new cooler thus far:

I received my stuff a couple weeks ago, but just got around to installing it today. I must say, I'm very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 07:28 PM
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Posted By baltor
'05 xr650l

Here's my new bike. Some of you may recognize it as I bought it from a fellow ADVer. Has a bunch of goodies such as pumper carb, fmf q4 system, trail tech HID + Rigid LED lighting, clarke and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 1,231,201
Posted By baltor
I'll call up my local ktm dealer on Monday to see...

I'll call up my local ktm dealer on Monday to see if they have a method of testing the cdi. If not, I guess i'll have to hunt around for one to try or just bite the bullet after doing some more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 1,231,201
Posted By baltor
electrical woes

hey gang - had a prob today, and couldnt find a specific answer in my searching, so i figured i'd run this by the experts:

I was out riding my '07 adv today, and without warning it totally shut...
Forum: Canada 05-04-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
Was nice to meet you osteo - even if it was...

Was nice to meet you osteo - even if it was briefly. I'm sure we'll ride in the future.

I dunno about the single track stuff - from my experience on Friday I found that either my body, my bike...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
the helmet cam ive been using is a samsung...

the helmet cam ive been using is a samsung sc-x300l. "sports cam" - used to be available at best buy and future shop a couple years back. Picked it up used recently.

doughy - you goin with the...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
Thanks guys. You were good at jumping those...

Thanks guys.

You were good at jumping those logs doughy - I need to work on the "launch" method myself. I just tend to let the front end bump its way over, but that doesnt work so well. If I...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f354/baltor4/may...

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f354/baltor4/may109.jpg

Here's our route - note the exploded view of the "single/no track" sections.



Here's the video. Sorry if its somewhat lopsided -...
Forum: Canada 05-01-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
hey guys! Was great meeting and riding with you...

hey guys! Was great meeting and riding with you today.

Between driving home, then having to take xray to the airport, dinner and whatnot I havent had a chance to compile the video. I'll get er...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
The camera is a samsung sc-x300l that I picked up...

The camera is a samsung sc-x300l that I picked up from kijiji last week. Price was right, and I'm fairly happy with the performance. Still struggling with wind noise (trying foam etc), but...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
april 27

Our afternoon ride yesterday: (xrayboy, aaron and myself) XR650L, EXC530 and 640ADV

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f354/baltor4/april27.jpg
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Forum: Canada 04-24-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
I just noticed you guys were meeting (Friday) -...

I just noticed you guys were meeting (Friday) - how was it? Thought it was Sat.

Anything going on tomorrow locally (Saturday)?
Forum: Canada 04-24-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
I may meet you guys there for 10, but dont wait...

I may meet you guys there for 10, but dont wait up if I'm a no-show.

In the meantime, I picked up a helmet cam from kijiji last night. After much rendering/processing time, here's the first trial...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
We'll definately give you a heads up next time...

We'll definately give you a heads up next time Rob(?). Sounds like a great ride Tom, though last time I was across boundary rd is was quite muddy and icy still. Not sure what the plan will be this...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
xrayboy, myself and another friend did some...

xrayboy, myself and another friend did some driving today north of bowmanville, past mosport, past regional 20, across to ganny area, then back home. Most of the trails were fairly dry except in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 262,377
Posted By baltor
Drove down to the beach in Courtice, Ontario...

Drove down to the beach in Courtice, Ontario (very loose gravel/sand). Just switched from mefos to d606's as I've been doing more and more dirt, so will see how that goes. Cant wait for warmer/dryer...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By baltor
GPR v2 stabilizer on 640 Adventure

I've searched, but cant find anybody thats done this. I have a line on a used GPR v2 stabilizer like the one pictured for a very reasonable price, and wonder if anybody knows what problems I may...
Forum: Canada 03-17-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,197
Posted By baltor
I'm in Bowmanville, and have a buddy from Oshawa...

I'm in Bowmanville, and have a buddy from Oshawa that I ride with. I've taken a long hiatus since growing up on motocross bikes about 15 years ago. Its amazing to me that all the confidence and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,071,360
Posted By baltor
Thanks Adam. I passed the info to my wife, so...

Thanks Adam. I passed the info to my wife, so she'll call hopefully later this week. Would be nice to save nearly $1k difference between that and a new one - model hasnt changed anyway.

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,816
Posted By baltor
thanks ruffus - i'll try that measurement out...

thanks ruffus - i'll try that measurement out later just out of curiosity

Would be interesting to see what a 150 would look like, or if it would fit. I remember the 140 was very close to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,816
Posted By baltor
I can only speak from my own experience - my 640...

I can only speak from my own experience - my 640 came equipped with Pirelli scorpion MT 90 a/t's - pretty much 90/10 rubber. Front was a 90/90 21, and rear a 140 80 18.

I wanted mefo explorers,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,071,360
Posted By baltor
I had a small table in that corner before, but...

I had a small table in that corner before, but the new orange furniture was much nicer. For the record I AM married. My wife wants a cbr125, so I told her if she got one there was plenty of room...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,071,360
Posted By baltor
Since I spent so much time lurking in this thread...

Since I spent so much time lurking in this thread before my purchase, I thought it only right that my first post be here.

Just picked this '07 up from another ADV member, and so far haven't done...
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