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Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
The stock cams don't have enough duration to...

The stock cams don't have enough duration to support power much above 7500-8000. The MCM mod is a misdirected attempt to compensate for this, but in the end just gives you the wost of both short...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 56,157
Posted By zomby woof
That's ridiculous

That's ridiculous
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 19,921
Posted By zomby woof
I guess you misunderstood my point. I think the...

I guess you misunderstood my point. I think the bikes are great, and even considered buying one, but while people are making a big deal about the light weight and short wheelbase, I'm not seeing it. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 19,921
Posted By zomby woof
Pipe and header, rack and a few other small...

Pipe and header, rack and a few other small things like helmet lock and kick stand switch removed. Nothing much, really. I weighed it on a calibrated commercial scale, not each wheel on a bathroom...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 19,921
Posted By zomby woof
My 07 weighed 275 lbs with fuel. A PR5 weighs 249...

My 07 weighed 275 lbs with fuel. A PR5 weighs 249 dry. Not a huge difference.
Forum: Canada 03-22-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,475
Posted By zomby woof
I haven't read the whole thread, but I didn't see...

I haven't read the whole thread, but I didn't see Norfolk county mentioned. In SW Ontario, it's an area that goes (roughly) from south of Brantford, down to lake Erie, then west to about Tilsonburg....
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By zomby woof
I'm not a Yamaha guy, but you just can't beat a...

I'm not a Yamaha guy, but you just can't beat a YZ for reliability, and ease of ridability. They are great bikes. I've owned two KDX's. Good bikes when they came out, but I wouldn't want one now. As...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
I didn't mean it that way. Just a smartass reply...

I didn't mean it that way. Just a smartass reply to your smartass remark. I guess I should have used a smiley
:beer
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
You don't need me, you seem to be arguing with...

You don't need me, you seem to be arguing with yourself just fine.

As far as one being more progressive than the other, can you explain why, or why the "arrangement" is different between the two?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
So you've both disagreed and agreed in the same...

So you've both disagreed and agreed in the same paragraph. You admit that there are changes, but suggest that they are not significant. I can tell you with 100% certainty that they exist as I have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
No, the relationship is the same for all years....

No, the relationship is the same for all years. If you change the moment (ratio) by altering the linkage length, it will change the wheel rate accordingly. The travel will also change, whereas longer...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,143
Posted By zomby woof
You mean I wasn't able to accurately describe the...

You mean I wasn't able to accurately describe the whole insurance system in Ontario in four short sentences? :rofl

Look at what you're paying for and tell me I'm wrong. Remove the health care...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,143
Posted By zomby woof
Read post 12 for an explanation why the rates are...

Read post 12 for an explanation why the rates are what they are.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
I own a fuel injected Honda, and I can tell you,...

I own a fuel injected Honda, and I can tell you, it's no advantage. It's the worst executed FI I have ever seen. It goes back and forth from closed to open loop, lean to rich on a whim, and runs so...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By zomby woof
After hearing good reviews about them, I dropped...

After hearing good reviews about them, I dropped my suspension off for service and possible revalve. The price on the phone jumped dramatically once I was in the shop, and two weeks after I'd dropped...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,596
Posted By zomby woof
There is no duty on this stuff from Canada...

There is no duty on this stuff from Canada customs. It's GST.
Forum: Canada 01-25-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,653
Posted By zomby woof
An important skill would be ordering parts. ...

An important skill would be ordering parts.

I took a list of parts I wanted, with the part numbers, and explained to the counter guy what the bike was, what the parts were, and exactly what I...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,143
Posted By zomby woof
You are partially right. Insurance in Ontario is,...

You are partially right. Insurance in Ontario is, for the most part, run by the province, and the reason our rates are so high compared to the states is because of the mandatory coverages. You are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,600
Posted By zomby woof
Around here the RM's are worth more for some...

Around here the RM's are worth more for some reason, but they're also a lot less plentiful. If I can find one for under $1000, I'll probably do it. The KTM is built a lot more like a full size bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,600
Posted By zomby woof
I'm your weight, but about 2" taller. When i race...

I'm your weight, but about 2" taller. When i race my Husky 125 on the MX track, and wide open woods, it's great, but once I'm in the tight stuff, I'm fighting it like crazy. I've been looking at a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By zomby woof
09+ KLX250s would do the job. Not light, but not...

09+ KLX250s would do the job. Not light, but not really heavier than the other bikes mentioned, and better suspension, and more motor.

Of the ones you mentioned, I like the DR200. Easy to get more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
I don't think the DJ kit will help the bike start...

I don't think the DJ kit will help the bike start better unless you also put in a bigger pilot jet at the same time. I would save the money on the DJ kit, and instead buy the KLX300 needle, 125...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By zomby woof
Not the 09+ bikes. I have a 30" inseam and had to...

Not the 09+ bikes. I have a 30" inseam and had to lower my 07, but my 09 is fine.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By zomby woof
It would probably run the same, but feel a whole...

It would probably run the same, but feel a whole lot better :evil

It was a lot of hard work in the gym, and some serious lifestyle change in the kitchen. I thought I'd be a bone rack at 145, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By zomby woof
I'm 5'6" 145 lbs and the KLX fits me perfect. I...

I'm 5'6" 145 lbs and the KLX fits me perfect. I would do a slip on pipe, jetting with the factory KLX300 parts, and some air box lid mod, whether you want it off, or just remove the snorkel. That...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
If it were me, and your main purpose is for a...

If it were me, and your main purpose is for a trail machine, I would go for the KLX300, hands down. The extra power combined with the lower weight will make it that much better. I had an 07 250 and...
Forum: Canada 11-30-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By zomby woof
So why not tell us who it is? You have to...

So why not tell us who it is?

You have to realize that he's in Ontario. The provincial government pretty much runs the insurance business here, and is the cause of the exorbitant rates we pay.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,815
Posted By zomby woof
That's exactly the kind of bike I've been...

That's exactly the kind of bike I've been thinking about building for woods riding. Also mid 50's, and 145 lbs, and I'm faster on a small, slow bike than a big fast bike.

Those PR5's look...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
Probably one of these ...

Probably one of these

https://www.maier-mfg.com/catalog/kawasaki-klx250r-klx300r-mx-style-rear-fender
Forum: Canada 11-26-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By zomby woof
There certainly is a riding season in Ontario. ...

There certainly is a riding season in Ontario.

SF does the same thing with bike coverage, and every time I try to find a better rate, I find the same thing. The companies that allow you to suspend...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
I did a lot of the easy stuff on my 07 and it was...

I did a lot of the easy stuff on my 07 and it was 275lbs with a full tank of gas
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By zomby woof
FYI there are no customs clearance, or any other...

FYI there are no customs clearance, or any other charges on items valued at less than $20 through UPS, or USPS (Canada customs).
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,114
Posted By zomby woof
Correct

Correct
Forum: Canada 10-21-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,114
Posted By zomby woof
It's refreshing to finally hear that people are...

It's refreshing to finally hear that people are going where the price and competition is, and not supporting their local shops. The longer we continue to subsidize these crooks, the worse it's going...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,232
Posted By zomby woof
I know all Kenda MX fronts are DOT. I used a K270...

I know all Kenda MX fronts are DOT. I used a K270 rear with Millville front and loved the combo on and offroad, where I did 75% of my riding. Running Trakmasters now because they were free, so we'll...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,232
Posted By zomby woof
Kenda K270 rear

Kenda K270 rear
Forum: Canada 10-18-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 54,475
Posted By zomby woof
I think maybe they need a little better presence....

I think maybe they need a little better presence. I go by there all the time, and had no idea they were there.

Brantford has a few other bike shops, and I've not been particularly happy with any...
Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,508
Posted By zomby woof
What I meant was on a two/four lane road, but...

What I meant was on a two/four lane road, but you're right. Odd thing is, when paved, they're also bordered by a white line which you are otherwise not allowed to cross.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 2,752,629
Posted By zomby woof
I see them all

I see them all
Forum: Canada 10-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By zomby woof
Did you try it?

Did you try it?
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