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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
I've been thinking about the 300 kit myself, do...

I've been thinking about the 300 kit myself, do you mind saying what the piston, & other work cost so I can get an idea of the cost. Also did you do a clutch upgrade ? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Are you talking about the index washer ? That...

Are you talking about the index washer ? That would have an effect on the depth that the plug goes in I believe but it's also used to set the direction of your plug tip for better performance too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 10:18 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Trailer came off a guys hitch in front of me.

Last weekend I was following a truck pulling a sorry looking trailer. I was at Pleasant Run on Arlington Avenue, a spot I know very well & I knew what was going to happen before it happened so I was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well I put a new coil on but I'm still getting...

Well I put a new coil on but I'm still getting some bobbles but not quite as much. I'm wondering if it's the cooler weather.

One thing is for sure, with this added power from the bigger jets I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Yeah I'm pretty sure I saw the flies that were in...

Yeah I'm pretty sure I saw the flies that were in the carb, I think you said something along the lines that they were trying to mate or something ? LOL
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
I checked the secondary with the positive lead in...

I checked the secondary with the positive lead in the plug boot & without the plug boot inside the coil itself & the ground in the white quick disconnect.

I checked the primary with the pos. &...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
I have an "Ideal" meter, and I wouldn't think it...

I have an "Ideal" meter, and I wouldn't think it would be on the lower end of the scale as far as meters go, and it's only been used a few times and it has a new battery in it.

I'm not quite...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
Ok I re-checked the coil with the lead off and...

Ok I re-checked the coil with the lead off and the Secondary is showing a few readings between 2.78 - 6.08

I am still not getting a reading on the primary side.

According to the manual it says:...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
I appreciate any help I can get. I did go ahead...

I appreciate any help I can get. I did go ahead and order another one and I'll test it when I get it probably mid week.

I also pulled the lead off the Ignition coil to see if there was spark but I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Ignition coil test

Well I finally tested the coil by following this youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRQ45lT2d3c

I wasn't getting any reading on the primary side on the 200 Ohm setting but the secondary...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
What about your tire size & air pressure ?

What about your tire size & air pressure ?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2013, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Any word on a Park shutdown due to the spiteful...

Any word on a Park shutdown due to the spiteful gubberment we have ? They are shutting other parks down, national Monuments etc. so it wouldn't surprise me if they tried to shut down The H.N.F.. They...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
One night as I was leaving work after I thought I...

One night as I was leaving work after I thought I had it warmed up enough & I pulled up to the street. A clear spot was waiting on me so I started to pull out, it bogs down so I had to rev the heck...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
I'm pretty satisfied with my 130/30 combo at 2...

I'm pretty satisfied with my 130/30 combo at 2 turns out, if I can get my other issue fixed I think it will be good.

I'm going to check the ignition coil & plug cap this weekend if not sooner to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
You can check out my setup on pages 97 & 98 if...

You can check out my setup on pages 97 & 98 if you want to.
I fabricated a rack that holds fuel cells underneath my top case.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
After the test ride the power is back, & the...

After the test ride the power is back, & the stumbling is still there too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
I couldn't remember if the original spark plug...

I couldn't remember if the original spark plug had one on it & I forgot to put it on the new one but I don't think there is supposed to be one on it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Is there supposed to be a cap on the spark plug...

Is there supposed to be a cap on the spark plug or not ? I'm talking about the thing that screws on to the threaded stud. It doesn't show one in the service manual & there doesn't appear to be room...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well I put the 130 main back in, & turned it in...

Well I put the 130 main back in, & turned it in about a 1/4 turn or so. going to take it out & see how it does. Report Later.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Lean or Rich

When turning the mixture screw which way leans ?
which way rich ?
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
There is one other thing that I didn't think...

There is one other thing that I didn't think would be a problem but I'll mention it & see what you guys think.

I took the choke cable apart at the dash & a tiny spring came out & I couldn't get...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well I put the stock 127.5 main jet back in &...

Well I put the stock 127.5 main jet back in & test rode. It has noticeably less power but seems smoother through the gears. I still have the same issue it seems but not at lower speeds around 35 or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
Yes if I open the throttle or drive faster it...

Yes if I open the throttle or drive faster it doesn't happen. It seems to happen though after it warms up, & it feels like a power loss at times. Other times it will be kind of a jerking, or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
I replaced the petcock with a different one that...

I replaced the petcock with a different one that is not vacuum operated, & that wasn't the problem, I've also rode it with the gas cap open & that wasn't the problem.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
I think I might try putting the original main...

I think I might try putting the original main back in #127.5 with the #30 pilot & see what I get.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
What fuel valve ?

What fuel valve ?
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
I appreciate any suggestions. I'm just...

I appreciate any suggestions.

I'm just sitting here going through the manual & I believe before anyone does any work they should probably read the service manual!

For instance : I drilled...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well I got off my sorry ass & put the #30 pilot...

Well I got off my sorry ass & put the #30 pilot jet in before work today, I got it all put back together & rode to work. I left the #130 main jet in as is & backed the mixture screw out to two full...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
I just got it last night in the mail after coming...

I just got it last night in the mail after coming home from work. I'll take it out in a few & put it in but it won't be til this weekend til I get it all done & post a report probably. They work me...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
I was thinking about cutting the part of the...

I was thinking about cutting the part of the frame off that holds the reflector right by the fork & re-installing it on the fairing. As it is now it's hard to clean the fork tube.
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
A lot of good info thanks.

A lot of good info thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
Pilot Screw v/s Pilot Jet

The service manual says 2 7/8 ths +- a 1/4 turn for the pilot scew not 2 3/4 like some people have been saying.

What about the Pilot jet, I would guess you are supposed to snug it down not back it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well I finally got around to checking the fuel...

Well I finally got around to checking the fuel level in the bowl, & if I did it right going by the service manual it is exactly level with the top of the bowl where it meets the body of the carb.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
Who has part #'s for the pilot & main so maybe I...

Who has part #'s for the pilot & main so maybe I can get some off ebay. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
As it turns out I do machine work too, I posted...

As it turns out I do machine work too, I posted the chart without looking at it carefully but I believe you're talking about Microns not Millimeters.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
If anyone replaces their standard screws with...

If anyone replaces their standard screws with Stainless allen head screws like I did, be sure & put some anti seize on them or an interaction between the metals could occur. It supposedly causes...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well i'm sorry if I posted that in error, i'll...

Well i'm sorry if I posted that in error, i'll see if I can find a different chart or a correct one anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Sequoia
Drill Bit Chart

Since we're talking about jets quite a bit I thought i would post this link for drill bit sizes v/s #'s.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
Well I did the Dr Jeckyl thing, maybe i'll just...

Well I did the Dr Jeckyl thing, maybe i'll just pull those out & drill out to #30 instead of buying new.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Sequoia
They have plastic ammo cans at Army Surplus...

They have plastic ammo cans at Army Surplus "lighter weight".
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