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PostSubject: XRR Maintenance   11/5/2009, 9:07 pm

Decided to do some of the usual maintenance items today.

The tear down begins with tank & seat removal. Cleaned some dirt and crude off first, more to clean while it's apart. I then adjusted the valves, added a new spark plug, cleaned the air filter and cleaned out the gas tank. I can see the dirt being in the tank, but weeds too.....really?



Next up....Sub frame removal to get the rear shock out for servicing and a new 11.0 kg Eibach spring.


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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   11/7/2009, 11:41 am

It is that time of year. I just R&R'd my carburetor on my WR this week. I will be pulling all of the suspension apart and greasing all of the bushings and bearings next.
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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   11/7/2009, 5:53 pm

Hmmm.......I need to make room in the garage now I'm thinking.

*actually i'm trying to loan her out for awhile, go figure.
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PostSubject: New Shock Spring   11/9/2009, 4:13 pm

Fit the new Eibach spring. Now, it's time for servicing.

Matt from M-Tech is doing my shock re-build. New seals, oil, nitrogen charge and compression/rebound shim stack re-valve.




2 spanner wrenches made the job much easier.

But, not without a pipe wrench handle on each one for some added leverage.



*** Sorry for the shitty pic ***

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   12/2/2009, 7:29 pm

Back together with newly rebuilt and re-valved rear shock & heavier spring.

Just need to adjust the pre load on the spring to get the sag set right.

I can't wait to give it a rip again.


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PostSubject: Awwwww Crap!   12/6/2009, 2:07 pm

No riding here.....17°F and snowing.


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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   12/6/2009, 3:43 pm

No riding? I don't understand.
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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   1/3/2010, 7:16 am

Backwoods Boogie wrote:



Those black wheels look sweeet!


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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   1/4/2010, 8:55 am

Hodakaguy wrote:
Those black wheels look sweeet!

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Thanks Hodakaguy!

I finally got a spare set of wheels laced up. It took a while to find another rear hub.
I just need a rear disc and a sprocket. big



Now, it's time for some new tires.....

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   1/15/2010, 5:12 pm

I found a used stock rear rotor from a guy in Mesa, it should be here next Wednesday.

I also got a new sprocket, bolts, spacers and bearings/seals.



I should finish them up tomorrow after the wheels are trued up and the tires are mounted/balanced.

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   1/17/2010, 5:42 am

Lookin good Your almost ready to get some of that Alkali dust on the baby!

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   1/21/2010, 1:23 pm

Backwoods Boogie wrote:
I found a used stock rear rotor from a guy in Mesa, it should be here next Wednesday.

I also got a new sprocket, bolts, spacers and bearings/seals.

Where'd you get your bolt kit from? Either of you two guys have the swing arm nut wrenches you might be willing to loan for the cost of shipping?

I tried making my own but butchered a couple sockets. Ended up putting the bike back together with the original bolts and you guys just reminded me I never pulled the swing arm. At the time, it seemed like new with no evidence of corrosion, grinding, binding etc.

I forced oil into the spaces a few times and called it good. But that was two summers ago, need to take the bike down again this winter to replace some buggered fasteners and clean it up.

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   1/22/2010, 9:08 am

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Where'd you get your bolt kit from? Either of you two guys have the swing arm nut wrenches you might be willing to loan for the cost of shipping?

I got the sprocket bolt kit from RM - Rocky Mountain ATV/MC when I ordered up a sprocket and some other bits.

I need to round up those swing arm tools myself.

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   3/10/2010, 3:43 pm

Backwoods Boogie wrote:
Decided to do some of the usual maintenance items today.

The tear down begins with tank & seat removal. Cleaned some dirt and crude off first, more to clean while it's apart. I then adjusted the valves, added a new spark plug, cleaned the air filter and cleaned out the gas tank. I can see the dirt being in the tank, but weeds too.....really?




I wore the paint off the inside of my can from G-outs with my kid onboard. Or my subframe/exhaust mounting bracket is tweaked more than I thought

Thanks for the reminder to put in my new sparky-plug this weekend too!

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PostSubject: More piggy love....   3/26/2010, 2:25 pm

Dialing in the XRR a little bit more.

I adjusted and lubed the clutch cable.

And, I bought new front & rear stainless steel braided brake lines.





It was a bitch to get the new line bled out. No amount of lever pulling to pump it out would work.

I had to use a syringe full of brake fluid and back flush from the caliper up to the master cylinder. That technique worked great. thumb



Rear line installed.


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PostSubject: Fork Guards   5/3/2010, 7:11 pm

Carbon fiber fork guards. thumb





Ready for the Alvord.


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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   5/3/2010, 7:39 pm

Lookin bad ass! Sweeeeeeet

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PostSubject: Exhaust Insert   6/2/2010, 5:57 pm

Had a new turn down tip welded onto the exhaust insert.




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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   6/2/2010, 6:54 pm

Oh that looks really nice. I have the HRC insert too, does the downturn help with the full throttle bark?
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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   6/2/2010, 7:46 pm

It's still seems loud, but it helps to 'bounce' it off the ground first......

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   6/2/2010, 9:39 pm

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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   6/3/2010, 10:50 am

I hhave a Baja Designs quiet insert in mine, which looks a lot like your turn down, except it has a bunch of smaller diameter tubes of different lengths inside. It really quiets the bark! Not sure if they make it anymore, but it is the best design of quiet insert I have ever seen.
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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   6/3/2010, 12:15 pm

PeteN95 wrote:
I hhave a Baja Designs quiet insert in mine, which looks a lot like your turn down, except it has a bunch of smaller diameter tubes of different lengths inside. It really quiets the bark! Not sure if they make it anymore, but it is the best design of quiet insert I have ever seen.

I have been watching for one of those for a very long time
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PostSubject: Re: XRR Maintenance   6/3/2010, 1:07 pm

Me too.................

Hell, it's hard to find a stock insert. Suspect

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