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Old 03-11-2013, 09:34 PM   #16426
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what do you guys think of this wrist pin and rod small end?


wrist pin will be replaced anyhow with new wiseco stuff, but how bout the rod? doable??
i really would like to hear good things if at all possible. ha


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They did? Screw that noise! The BRP is awesome on the singletrack if you're in shape and got some muscle. It tractors up over anything and never stalls in the lowest RPMs. And shifting? Optional.
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It is not ideal, but I'm also not a huge guy. The thing is amazing at tractoring! They were just jealous that their wideass bmw1200's couldn't fit down the entrance to the trails hahaha.
It is not a tractor.

Do not pull your buddy's ktm with your xrr.

Unless you want to replace your wrist pin often.

It is not a tractor, it is a motorcycle, and its built to go rather fast as such.

The oil jet will not spray the small end when it needs it the most.

Kind of like your wife and/or girlfriend.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:36 PM   #16427
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You guys ever have your float level come out of adjustment after a crash?

If the bike goes any more sideways than the stand, it will start overflowing fuel. Its not the needle or needle jet.
Set it lower, that is so that it shuts of with less fuel in the bowl. Mine would run on its side with the stock unit.

Get a filter.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:43 PM   #16428
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What carb?
what jets?

What exactly are you adjusting?

Increase revs with choke sounds like a lean condition. Backfires during engine braking?

Starts easy when cold, sounds like its rich.

Hell if I know. Hanging idle can be valvles.

It seems like mine does this when I get on the lean side.


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Question for you all: I recently picked up a 2005. It ran fine, but I noticed that on extended rides (like more than 30 minutes) it has trouble idling. I tried adjusting the idle speed to get it up to 1400, and that works, but after about 10 minutes or so if I try and let it idle again it will drop down the rpm's and die. I did this twice until I got the idle up high enough that the rpm's were hanging and would take a while to come back down after letting off the gas.

It always starts right back up, and is easy to start from cold.

I have recently changed the oil, coolant, added a thermostat, adjusted the valves, and jetted according the 650r website according to my elevation and settings.

I was hoping that after all my maintenance it wouldn't be a problem any more, but I went out for my first ride after all that work and it is the same thing. It runs really well when I'm not idling, it just has trouble idling. If I turn the choke on, it revs pretty high but doesn't die. So far this isn't a huge problem because worst case scenario it dies and I just start it again. However, I have to get to the dirt and having it die at a stop-light just doesn't work for me.

Any suggestions where I should look first?
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:46 PM   #16429
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The slide in the carb is hanging up. Or the linkage in the carb is war out . I change my carb to a tm40 and problem is gone.
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:32 PM   #16430
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Im running 78s 175, poweerup needle on the 3rd clip. Mine will still backfire on hard engine braking.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:21 AM   #16431
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Looking for tire options for the xr650r dual sport.

I ride about 50/50, singletrack woods and pavement,

I am currently running a chen shin front and a mt43 rear.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:32 AM   #16432
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i run these for street and dirt rd's
http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgu...QEwAg&dur=3364

brilliant tire front is ok on the dirt ... but it does move around a bit ...rear is very good

i got over 5,000 miles on my last rear and still running the same front with a new rear
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:55 AM   #16433
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Question for you all: I recently picked up a 2005.

Any suggestions where I should look first?
Just about every carb issue that I've ever had has been cured with a disassemble, clean, and reassemble. Blow carb cleaner and compressed air through every port after removing the jets.

It takes less than an hour to do the entire XRR carb from start to finish. I did the carb on my XR100 in 15 min yesterday. After that I did the entire bank of carbs on a non-running FZR400 that I picked up for cheap recently. Supposedly the carbs had been completely disassembled, ultrasonically cleaned, and then reassembled but the guy still couldn't get it to run. I was able to make it run by adding gas directly to the carbs and keeping revs above 5K so I knew I had a carb issue. I stripped them down yesterday, found a pilot screw WAY out of adjustment, and four plugged pilot jets. It runs AWESOME now. I doubled its value with 2 hours of work yesterday.

Just take your time, use a clean, organized work space, and have at it.

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Old 03-12-2013, 09:09 AM   #16434
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Luggage rack

What racks do u boys use for the XRR. My Rack it / pro moto billet alu rack broke on the weekend with not a heavy duffel on. My GL cayote is in the post.
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:17 AM   #16435
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These bolts broke off, drilled them and inserted Wurth inserts.


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Old 03-12-2013, 09:21 AM   #16436
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What the rack looks like now

Otherside.




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Old 03-12-2013, 09:22 AM   #16437
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Oh we were 12 XrR and L out for a ride.




me infront


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Old 03-12-2013, 10:23 AM   #16438
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Looking at tires.. 50/50 riding....
I don't know if I can beat the mt 43 for the rear. Will need a front though. looking at irc t8 battle rally.
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:18 PM   #16439
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What racks do u boys use for the XRR. My Rack it / pro moto billet alu rack broke on the weekend with not a heavy duffel on. My GL cayote is in the post.

I kinda like this rack.But i'm kinda partial to the stuff i build. It is hell for stout! It has threaded inserts for fuel can mounts and all kinds of slots for bungees etc.



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Old 03-12-2013, 04:03 PM   #16440
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Oh we were 12 XrR and L out for a ride.




me infront


The tool from Tulbagh

Are you guys riding with Burpsa? I thought that was him in front with the xrr super tanker.
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