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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,206
Posted By cedric
Nice! I've been eyeing up the roads between...

Nice! I've been eyeing up the roads between Seymour Arm and Blue River, looking forward to you story and pics.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,995
Posted By cedric
In that case, maybe look at an SR250 Exciter...

In that case, maybe look at an SR250 Exciter engine. Can be had for cheap, e-start and can be easily built up to 310cc using Yamaha parts. I have one on my garage floor if you want some rough...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,995
Posted By cedric
I think you'll get into serious frame mods to...

I think you'll get into serious frame mods to mount a 4 stroke engine but a 2 stroke engine will just need motor mounts, intake and exhaust worked out. Having said that there is a guy around here...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,995
Posted By cedric
Have a look at Luke's WR200 build for some...

Have a look at Luke's WR200 build for some inspiration and details about using a Blaster engine
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By cedric
I don't believe you can do what you are thinking...

I don't believe you can do what you are thinking anyway (not easily), the KTM models stopped showing up on the RIV list after 2007.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,064
Posted By cedric
The NA models didn't have a tach, just a speedo...

The NA models didn't have a tach, just a speedo and some indicator lights.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 342,064
Posted By cedric
Do you have the model that is just like the...

Do you have the model that is just like the XT350? My 1981 XT250 does not have a tach and never did. You may have more luck posting in one of the XT350 threads.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By cedric
I had the same problem with my '81 XT. Went with...

I had the same problem with my '81 XT. Went with Intact via Dalton Timmins.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-25-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,911
Posted By cedric
Go read through Sailah's build threads, and have...

Go read through Sailah's build threads, and have a good hard think about what you are planning. Make sure you are ready to follow through and not just end up parting out what was once a good little...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,857
Posted By cedric
Been really enjoying watching your build. Keep...

Been really enjoying watching your build. Keep us posted when you get around to more progress. Riding season is finally here in the mountains.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By cedric
In case anyone else is still playing with these...

In case anyone else is still playing with these old relics, I found out that the TW200 footpegs that are ubiquitous on E-Bay will fit these bikes just fine, well as good as I would expect China pegs...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,148
Views: 447,840
Posted By cedric
Well thanks Bill, now I know they have an 8mm pin...

Well thanks Bill, now I know they have an 8mm pin which is what my XT250 has. I guess I'll just order them and see how it goes.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,148
Views: 447,840
Posted By cedric
Anybody know if these will fit the early '80s...

Anybody know if these will fit the early '80s XT250? Sure looks like they would. Otherwise maybe someone could post a few key dimensions for me of the mounting area? Like the height, width, depth...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,857
Posted By cedric
Cool build, thanks for posting it. Could you add...

Cool build, thanks for posting it. Could you add a rigid mounted upper chain roller, something along the lines of the old AMP link:
http://www.americandirtbike.com/406a2.gif

Just spitballing...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,139
Posted By cedric
Maggot's plan is a good suggestion, but I think...

Maggot's plan is a good suggestion, but I think he meant to say Pictou instead of Parrsboro (sp). You may want to check out dualsport.ca for some ideas and local intel, and also check out some of...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By cedric
No worries, I've found that information beyond...

No worries, I've found that information beyond the basics takes some time to dig up, so I'm happy to share what I've found with a fellow old XT owner. Another good one that I've done is Neo's mods...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By cedric
Congrats on the new bike. There is a factory...

Congrats on the new bike. There is a factory recommended mod that involves putting a roll pin the right side end of the crank to force more oil to the rockers/cam. Some bikes had a problem burning...
Forum: Canada 02-04-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By cedric
TD insurance is pretty good, but they won't touch...

TD insurance is pretty good, but they won't touch a vintage bike older than 30 years.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 49,076
Posted By cedric
Cool build, thanks for sharing this. Maybe I...

Cool build, thanks for sharing this. Maybe I missed it but what are your plans for the engine?
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,848
Posted By cedric
If this is for the bolt that goes into the rubber...

If this is for the bolt that goes into the rubber expander, I'd recommend you put a threaded insert into your protapers and use a shorter bolt, which seems much easier to find. Much stronger setup...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,652
Posted By cedric
Yep, see the older components now, was looking at...

Yep, see the older components now, was looking at a one inch pic on my phone at the time.

Neat bike, have fun with it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,652
Posted By cedric
Looks more like a 2004/05 unless it's had a...

Looks more like a 2004/05 unless it's had a bodywork and subframe swap done. Have fun.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-19-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 126,523
Posted By cedric
I've been enjoying this thread and hope one of...

I've been enjoying this thread and hope one of you 465 gurus can help me out. I'm hoping to put an aluminum swingarm on my 1980 XT 250 in the future to replace the stock steel one and hopefully...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
The one I was originally thinking of has a gate,...

The one I was originally thinking of has a gate, and is marked as Middle Kootenay Pass. That's not going to work. Looking at driving a little farther on the highway and trying out Ptolemy Pass which...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
Looking for easy ride in mountains Southern AB/BC

I'm looking for suggestions for a day ride route on the FSRs in Southern AB/BC to do with my dad, who's in his late 60s. I'm still recovering from a knee injury, so the ride needs to be pretty easy,...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
Ooooooh, nice, did you clear out the KDX? I'm...

Ooooooh, nice, did you clear out the KDX? I'm sure missing riding with you guys this year, although, if I had to blow a season this one seems to have its fair share of weather challenges.
Forum: Canada 06-19-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By cedric
Try Ramsay's in Sydney, they are a Harley dealer....

Try Ramsay's in Sydney, they are a Harley dealer. 902-539-1730. Good luck!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-13-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 27,525
Posted By cedric
Any hints on how to find that thread? I went...

Any hints on how to find that thread? I went searching but couldn't find it. Sounds interesting.

Great project by the way, I'm following along with interest.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By cedric
Great pics as always Kelsow. Thanks.

Great pics as always Kelsow. Thanks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 26,307
Posted By cedric
Wow, great photos, keep 'em coming if you can!

Wow, great photos, keep 'em coming if you can!
Forum: Canada 05-15-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
I drove my truck over the pass mid September last...

I drove my truck over the pass mid September last year, and there was nothing to get excited about, a couple of spots you had to slow down and be careful, but I don't think I even used 4WD at all,...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
Thanks anyway, he ended up making one out of...

Thanks anyway, he ended up making one out of gasket sheeting, he is a KLR owner after all.
Forum: Canada 05-08-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
Anybody have a spare KLR base gasket kicking...

Anybody have a spare KLR base gasket kicking around? A friend of mine is trying to find one locally and isn't having any luck.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-02-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,941
Posted By cedric
Well that's hard to argue with. I would think a...

Well that's hard to argue with. I would think a YZ 125/250 from 2002-2004 would be a good starting point, they are still making the same bike but with AL frame.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-01-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,941
Posted By cedric
Are you sure the '97 CR 125 has a steel subframe?...

Are you sure the '97 CR 125 has a steel subframe? I call BS on that. My '91 had an aluminum subframe.

Either way, watching your thread with interest.
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,299
Posted By cedric
Can you tell me where these are available?

Can you tell me where these are available?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-06-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 77,876
Posted By cedric
Splice two dirt swingers together to make a wider...

Splice two dirt swingers together to make a wider one? Or just slice/widen the one you have?

Cool build btw.
Forum: Canada 11-13-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 382,234
Posted By cedric
Ride the 2 blocks on the sidewalk? In my...

Ride the 2 blocks on the sidewalk? In my neighborhood the road is ice while the sidewalks are bare.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By cedric
Check out the Clake too.

Check out the Clake too.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-28-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,139
Posted By cedric
Probably a little more extreme than you were...

Probably a little more extreme than you were thinking, but what about a chain drive conversion?

http://thekneeslider.com/archives/2006/12/15/motorcycle-builders-wendell-jones/

Don't know if it...
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