• Announcements

    • Brian Wilson

      Any iOS app devs in the house that can provide a little help?   10/17/2017

      We've been working on a new native app build for TT using a 3rd party's code base.  If we have any apple devs in the house that can help me generate the proper adhoc certificates and load them up into x-code, please shoot me a PM.  I have the full source code of the test version of the app. I just need some help building the required certificates and installing them into the app via x-code.  Please shoot me a PM if you'd be willing to lend a hand. https://thumpertalk.com/messenger/compose/?to=2

Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,801 members have voted

  1. 1. Which of these bikes is your primary ride?

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1629
    • XR600R
      811
    • XL600
      188
    • Other XL/XR
      162

Please sign in or register to vote in this poll.

4,405 posts in this topic

Nice pics everyone!! This thread never stops giving. My off road pig has been taking a winter holiday in the garage for a new front end and an FCR-MX carb.

Picture001.jpg

Picture002.jpg

Here's the off road machine and the commuter lined up for a shot. Talk about swine flu! Also project Volvo in the background.

Picture003.jpg

Picture004.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
A+ Boricua!!

WR - Aren't you the guy that helped Frostbite get his bike to never never land?

It's a repost, but deserves a second look. :excuseme::smirk:

XR_1500R_6.jpg

XR_1500R_3.jpg

XR_1500R_1.jpg

XR_1500R_2.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just purchased a 2000 XR650R today, the previous owner had it plated and uncorked.

DSCN0229.jpg

DSCN0233.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My new-to-me baja machine.

Thanks Lance!! He is an inch or so taller than me and he had already set it up for himself. It fits me perfectly, especially the tall bars and seat foam.

Hopefully this one doesn't blow up on me like the last one did :excuseme:

DSCF0046.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's on here already but not in supermotard trim. Only one ride so far. It's fun for sure.

XR650RSumo.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
First time showing my 600 in this thread.

2956388370058159120S600x600Q85.jpg

2331422790058159120S600x600Q85.jpg

2207637580058159120S600x600Q85.jpg

I love the holes you drilled with the letters "XR" in the side cover! :excuseme:

2331422790058159120S600x600Q85.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

IMG_1153.jpg

OGB's sled. Got almost all the visual's done. Next winter, the motor. 17's DO make a difference. I'll never regret spending the $$$........ Later.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just finished my USD conversion so I snapped some new pics...

garage.php?do=viewattachment&attachmentid=75485

garage.php?do=viewattachment&attachmentid=75484

garage.php?do=viewattachment&attachmentid=75487

Mods include:

  • Removed the passenger pegs
  • Removed the chain guard
  • Removed the smog
  • Removed the snorkel
  • Added a K & N air filter
  • Added a Pro Circuit T-4 exhaust
  • Added a Mikuni HSR pumper carb
  • Added a 14T front sprocket
  • Added an X-ring chain
  • Added a TT skid plate
  • Added Works Connection frame guards
  • Built a shift lever case saver
  • Added a Scott’s rear disc guard
  • Added Moose hand guards
  • Added Renthal CR high-bend handlebars
  • Added ProGrip 791 hand grips
  • Added Symtec grip heaters
  • Added a Honda CRF front fender
  • Added a Honda CRF rear fender
  • Added a Baja Designs LED tail light
  • Added flush-mount turn signals
  • Added a Trail Tech Vapor computer
  • Added a Trail Tech Vapor dashboard
  • Added a Clarke 4 gallon gas tank
  • Added Ken Sean folding mirrors
  • Built a custom gel seat
  • Completed the battery relocation
  • Added a XR600 side cover
  • Added a Scott’s steering damper
  • Completed the USD fork conversion
  • Custom RSW top clamp
  • Custom fork rebuild
  • Emig Racing steering stem
  • Retained steering lock, ignition, mounting locations

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Holy Cow!!!!! SHe's a beauty.... Bravo!!!:doh:

What are the forks off of???

They're off a CR125R but I had them custom valved and sprung. BIG improvement over the stock twisty forks!:snore:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not a proper image of my bike, but I just piked up a Hero Cam and did my first video. It's a bit long, but I like it :-) The sound came out really weird, the mic doesn't like the shaking of the thumper but I set it to some music to keep it lively. Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwFaHVJtsZQ

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Reply with:


  • Similar Content

    • By Christian Klopfer
      So I recently bought an 85 XR600R. My 1st bike when I was 13 was a 79 XR 250 and loved it. Now I bought the best bike from a young kid who said it was running in his ad. Of course it wasn't when I went to look at it. But, the price was right after I talked him down a little. My son and I have replaced the CDI, plug, and coil pack ensuring it had a good spark. We cleaned the carb, adjusted floats (it's the duel carb set up) and discovered that the mixture screw was missing, which we replaced. My son managed to get it started a few times by relentlessly kicking it over because he's 15. Haha. It idled unpredictably and cut out mostly within a minute not to be started again until it cooled. It ran long enough once for me to ride it up and down the road a few times backfiring with almost every gear shift for about ten minutes tops. It seemed underpowered but was still able to lift the front wheel off the ground slightly during takeoff. Now I didn't tell you that I had bought a compression gage and checked it prior to all this. It was roughly 70psi which I was told by a coworker was plenty to get it started and ride on. With all the difficulty starting it I decided to check the Haynes Manuel that I have and check the actual compression spec which I should have done from the beginning. Now that I realize I'm at/under 1/2psi compression I'm doing a little research as to what to do now. I'm not a mechanic, but I've gotten my hands in there doing simple repairs and whatnot. If I have a manual I'm pretty much good to go, but a full motor rebuild is a little daunting. I have a good friend that is an auto mechanic that lives right down the street that just started getting into restoring bikes that is willing to help me out. My biggest concern is the availability of parts for this motor. I've seen some stuff here and there on the web, but I'm looking for any suggestions that can point me in the right direction. I Really LOVE this bike and would love to see it ressurected, but I'm afraid I'm going to get too deep in to my pocket to have it make sense. Any info or suggestions welcome!
       
    • By tilstad
      I have some new rims in sizes 18x2.15 and 21x1.6. This would be inside measurements, flange to flange. 32 spoke holes in both.
       
      They are new, in chrome , good for adding some bling to a modern bike, or restoring an older one.
       
      I listed them on ebay.
      https://m.ebay.com/itm/2-15x18-32-Hole-Chrome-rim-Honda-CRF-others-Japan-made-/272882727078
      https://m.ebay.com/itm/1-65x21-rim-chrome-Honda-CRF-others32-hole-/272882728633
       
      If you have any questions or concerns, let me know.
       
       
       
    • By volumebikertom
      Hello, I recently purchased a used 2003 XR650L. The bike is giving me a weird problem. It has a misfire under load. In any gear, if I am at about 60% throttle, is bucks and misfires, and has no power. It feels as if the bike is bouncing off of a rev limiter. I can eventually make my way up to 65mph if I stay in 4th gear and be easy on the throttle. 5th gear is useless, the bike will barely run in 5th gear, any sort of acceleration and the bike misfires and bucks. The bike came with a Big Gun exhaust slip on pipe, and a Uni air filter, other then that it appears stock. The male I purchased it from advised the gas in the tank was one years old gas. The first thing I did was remove and drain the tank, change the oil, and clean the air filter. The problem definetely wasn't gas related. I removed the carburetor and inspected it, it was dirty but I did not find anything major wrong with it. It looked as if someone half attempted to do Dave's mod, as the tab on the fuel mixture screw was ground off. I went ahead and completed Dave's mod while I was inside of the carb. I have no clue what size jets are in the bike. I put it back together, and the problem is still there. I ordered a new CDI box, and put that on the bike and the problem is still present. Any help would be great!
    • By Brent Wilkey
      I'm trying to find an XR650R that had already been tagged and titled. Any recommendations on where to look? I'm not having any luck so far. I live in GA and I'm definitely willing to travel pretty much anywhere east of the Mississippi (maybe farther if I have to). Any help is appreciated. 
    • By kwekuPaul
      Hi all,
       
      Any idea where i can get an upper chain slider for XR650R (Not the roller, the little rubber slider) mine has completely rotted away.
      Have ordered lower chain slider of ebay but cant find upper one for life of me.