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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
I found it slightly more difficult. Took a few...

I found it slightly more difficult. Took a few minutes to get it right. nothing too hard, though. Bought my rebuild get from a Steve provided ebay link. $25 or something.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Now that the sleepers have lost out where do we...

Now that the sleepers have lost out where do we pay for one? Great stuff. I can dream...someday.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I used the stocker too. My graft is from a '95...

I used the stocker too. My graft is from a '95 CRF450. I did use an Emig stem. EMI makes a full set of triples as well.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
That's good info. on pistons. I have always used...

That's good info. on pistons. I have always used them in my 250 smokers with great results. Only thing is they burn oil too:rofl

That brings me to detonation. One piece of the detonation puzzle I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
I'm glad you like your bike RZ. I am a big fan of...

I'm glad you like your bike RZ. I am a big fan of Race Tech. I have used their Gold Valves in my MX bikes with great results. I need to do that to the forks I got from you via Steve. I am curious...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I use a Wolfman bag flopped on top of my XRs only...

I use a Wolfman bag flopped on top of my XRs only rack. It's the shit. Fabulous piece of gear.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
What about JoeXR what happened to him? Did he get...

What about JoeXR what happened to him? Did he get the ban hammer?

Unlike Spud, however, Joe was an arse. He started out that way and didn't get much better. Can't say I miss him much.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 01:38 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Funny, the above posts are what my friends say...

Funny, the above posts are what my friends say about me. I think I just need to sit down and sip a shitty Texas beer with him. Then, all will be fine. After all, the Lone Star engineers know what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:24 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Haven't you all seen Motion Pro's chain alignment...

Haven't you all seen Motion Pro's chain alignment tool? Simple and very accurate (the human eye is incredible sensitive to "parallel-ness" and squareness).

Why don't we do a group buy of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
My wheel spins effortlessly, despite the massive,...

My wheel spins effortlessly, despite the massive, horsepower robbing friction. I'll bet you couldn't measure the difference in power output on a dyno. Do I wish their wasn't an alignment problem?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
At the risk of sounding like an asshole that...

At the risk of sounding like an asshole that would be .001" or "thousandths":rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Sadly, getting good fuel and adventure riding is...

Sadly, getting good fuel and adventure riding is hard, and making massive power with a large-bore, air cooled motor, and low-octane fuel is incompatible. You will run into detonation problems with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
It has worked out for you, because you have...

It has worked out for you, because you have maintained yours well. But you have seen a wasted counter shaft sprockets that were using XRR sprockets?

You can't argue that more surface areas is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 01:30 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
They let us out of school early as the streams...

They let us out of school early as the streams and rivers are flooding. I just got home an at my house we have received 5.4" in the last 24 hours. The creek by house would eat up a bus if you tossed...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Started here yesterday afternoon. I'm at 4.4" and...

Started here yesterday afternoon. I'm at 4.4" and it's pouring right now.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:56 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Wattner do you have a RAD cush drive? If so,...

Wattner do you have a RAD cush drive? If so, whatdaya think?
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:54 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I was EPIC last weekend and it had poured before....

I was EPIC last weekend and it had poured before. Who knows maybe I'll get out Saturday and see how long a puddle I can wheelie. It usually works out...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I missed something...what's $150?

I missed something...what's $150?
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
It is absolutely pouring right now. We're...

It is absolutely pouring right now. We're supposed to get 5-7" of rain between now and the morning. Most between 1 and 4 am. Holy shit. I guess I shouldn't complain. It hasn't rained like this in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Fine effort:clap How's it work out?

Fine effort:clap How's it work out?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Wow, one time when California doesn't lose. We...

Wow, one time when California doesn't lose. We don't have squat for inspections for motorcycles. So much for being the home of Thomas Jefferson.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 08:46 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
If you're going 4 gallon go IMS. Slimmer and...

If you're going 4 gallon go IMS. Slimmer and better looking.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 05:33 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I don't think the MSR shifter is that hard. I can...

I don't think the MSR shifter is that hard. I can bend it in and out without great force. I do think that the stock shifter when is butter soft. I may learn the hard way, we shall see. In any case if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 10:37 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
A shitload:lol3 Give us a side view of that...

A shitload:lol3

Give us a side view of that hunk o' crap Wattner. I mean really, what a POS:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 10:35 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Funny. Just like Steve is going to trade me his...

Funny. Just like Steve is going to trade me his Ohlins shock for the O2 sensor in my garage.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 10:34 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
You promised me that you wouldn't tell people.

You promised me that you wouldn't tell people.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
He is scared to ride it because he's afraid he...

He is scared to ride it because he's afraid he spent too much on a bike that's expensive and much harder to make yours. I'm not sure how Steve's related to CW, but CW calls me his west coast son....
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Wow! mike89061 those are some spectacular photos....

Wow! mike89061 those are some spectacular photos. Thanks for sharing. I need to try some winter/spring (I HATE dust) desert rides.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I'm going to part with my FMF Power Bomb header...

I'm going to part with my FMF Power Bomb header and FMF Q2 Exhaust (it's the quietest aftermarket exhaust I've heard). Header has a small dent in it (I just haven't bothered getting it out yet) that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Speaking of big CW mills, I went on an epic day...

Speaking of big CW mills, I went on an epic day ride yesterday. Me and three buddies did 250 miles yesterday in the Mendocino National Forest. I thought the conditions were going to be nightmarishly...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
If anyone in Northern Cali needs an L I know...

If anyone in Northern Cali needs an L I know somebody selling a very nice strong running L. 8,000 miles and lots of internal and external farewells. Real clean. Asking $3,500.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Besides following Walter's advice one could get...

Besides following Walter's advice one could get the bike to TDC with both valves closed and use a leak down tester (which is a better gauge of engine condition, build quality and how break-in went...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Amen. There is nothing like a well tuned smoker...

Amen. There is nothing like a well tuned smoker on song. A pleasure for the ages. Sadly, few humans get it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
You scored. Remember the fork spring rate will be...

You scored. Remember the fork spring rate will be too light as the 250 forks are a lighter rate than the 450 forks. Other than spring and valving I think they are the same as the forks from the 450.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 06:10 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I even made money on my conversion. I think...

I even made money on my conversion.

I think you win Thumpin, because I'm guessing your RM Showas are 49mm. They were the first manufacturer to use the 49s in '99 (I know because I had one). Seems...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
I just checked out mine the other day and my CW...

I just checked out mine the other day and my CW cam and rockers look new as well. 1,800 miles on each. When you get a Megacycle or CW cam you HAVE to have the rockers hard face welded!
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 11:56 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
All good reasons to say nothing of having the...

All good reasons to say nothing of having the thicker sidewall an 18" provides. Tires are, often, the best suspension you have (see F1 car, or a rock crawler). It's one of the best mods you can make...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 11:51 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I don't remember how much weight CW took off of...

I don't remember how much weight CW took off of my flywheel, but about as much as is possible. It revs quicker, but still feels like it has plenty of flywheel. I also have 750cc of displacement and a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
I get that, mass just means you need more damping...

I get that, mass just means you need more damping and spring. Any weight can be controlled. If you weigh over 125 lbs. the fork springs are too soft. I seriously think that's what they're sprung for....
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 02:44 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
After watching your jump landing in slo-mo I can...

After watching your jump landing in slo-mo I can tell you your suspension is too soft for what you're doing. You wasted a lot of energy on the jump landing trying to hold yourself up. Forks are too...
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