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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:51 PM
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Posted By motometal
A little sealant under the heads of the bolts...

A little sealant under the heads of the bolts only. You don't want to get any in the engine. Maybe this is obvious, just trying to help...

Did you take the head cover off too or wasn't that...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:25 PM
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Posted By motometal
Good advice and I had read that advice in the...

Good advice and I had read that advice in the past and it made sense. That's what I did the first time around with the Yamabond, sealing up the cover and bolts but oil leaking continued...on the...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26,649
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Posted By motometal
I tore into my bike a bit last year to fix the...

I tore into my bike a bit last year to fix the oil leak on the head. I thought it was the valve adjustment inspection covers so I re-did those with Yamabond in a thin layer (no gasket). Oil still...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:42 AM
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Posted By motometal
Good advice there. If the adjustment is too...

Good advice there. If the adjustment is too tight, that's it right there. Otherwise...

Are the metal disks in these steel? I think they are, in which case they don't wear enough to matter. The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
sounds cool. You can't go wrong with TG! I like...

sounds cool. You can't go wrong with TG! I like most of what they have but really have no need to venture away from Psuedo Sue...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
I've never done the CODBR...I imagine naturally...

I've never done the CODBR...I imagine naturally would be rocky and the MT21s would be ok for that. I ran a set a few years back and for what I do, wasn't impressed. Closely spaced, short knobs. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 50,033
Posted By motometal
Thanks for the good times! For my outer...

Thanks for the good times!

For my outer layer of gear...instead of washing it I just took it out back and hit it with comprssed air...worked great
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 50,033
Posted By motometal
My rear sprocket is sketchy at best...hadnt...

My rear sprocket is sketchy at best...hadnt looked at it for awhile. If anyone has a rear for a Te610 in any condition please throw it in.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 11:32 AM
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Views: 50,033
Posted By motometal
Im in. I was thinking campsite to Deborah might...

Im in.
I was thinking campsite to Deborah might not be a bad little jaunt friday mid day. Coincidentally....topling goliath is there...

I second craigs comment on the dust...a little rain wluld...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2014, 07:28 AM
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Views: 50,033
Posted By motometal
Maybe. Considering the size of the...

Maybe.

Considering the size of the group...isn't it likely to be split up ? Then have a less technical route for those with big bikes and or street tires.

Someone commented "I hope it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By motometal
Che k out Handy lifts if you haven't already. ...

Che k out Handy lifts if you haven't already. Made in usa but maybe not as good of a fit? Keep in mind the wider the base and top are...the further you will have to lean into it when working on a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
Jetting question guy.....you went to a lower...

Jetting question guy.....you went to a lower altitude...more air...bike is running lean. You need a larger main....use a lower notch on the needle and larger pilot...or at least turn the fuel screw...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
I hit a 65' table a few times. The landing...

I hit a 65' table a few times. The landing wasn't bad as it had a nice down ramp but I started thinking about how hard the landing would be if I were short or long and decided to quit while I was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
How likely is for the roller tips to need...

How likely is for the roller tips to need attention? I'm at 9300 miles. Valves were at 0- .001 intake and .003-.004 exhaust. This is the first time I've had to make much of an adjustment but it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
Next time y'all have the left cover off I also...

Next time y'all have the left cover off I also suggest looking in the tunnel where the screen resides with a flashlight. Mine has large chunks of the glue mentioned above and part of a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
Loctite is released with heat so no guarantees...

Loctite is released with heat so no guarantees there. Lockwasher? Or even, just mash the threads a bit should work though. Id still throw loctite red on there just for good measure.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
checking the cam chain tensioner was somewhat of...

checking the cam chain tensioner was somewhat of a fiasco for me. I bumped the plunger as I pulled it out, and the music was up too loud for me to hear how many extra clicks it went. I tried...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26,649
Views: 3,772,929
Posted By motometal
Just had the left cover off. The timing chain...

Just had the left cover off. The timing chain looks ok for now at 9300 miles, but I did notice the adhesive glue epoxy coming off of the sides of the flywheel magnets. This does not appear...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,459
Posted By motometal
just thought I'd add a few things here...the...

just thought I'd add a few things here...the stocker is a YTX14 equivalent.

The 14 vs 7 is, I believe a group size number. A YTZ is a higher tech battery than the YTX. The 14 will have more...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
No pandering required...just making a fuel tank...

No pandering required...just making a fuel tank to handle the fuels used commonly in our country. I can't comment on the cost of the plastic used but can point to all sorts of cars trucks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
Sorry but way too much misinformation out there...

Sorry but way too much misinformation out there about ethanol.

There are many plastic fuel tanks that work just fine with ethanol...from the sounds of it these particular ones do not. I would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
I don't get it..shouldn't any relatively modern...

I don't get it..shouldn't any relatively modern bikes fuel tank be made to handle ethanol?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
Deals gap is great. Best to go Monday through...

Deals gap is great. Best to go Monday through Wednesday....otherwise it can be a real zoo and or parade. Also there are other roads in the area nearly as entertaining but not so popular...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
How much of it is gravel?

How much of it is gravel?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2013, 09:41 AM
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Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
How many miles was this loop?

How many miles was this loop?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
cool pic...that looks like a bent or mashed...

cool pic...that looks like a bent or mashed sumthin sumthin waiting to happen...at least if I was riding it.:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
gotta go North as needed! But for the...

gotta go North as needed!

But for the bikes, just throw some screws in the tires and go have fun. If the trail is 1/2 ice/snow and the rest frozen dirt...it still works. Sure the screws wear...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
did about 90 miles today but was slightly under...

did about 90 miles today but was slightly under dressed for the temps. Will wear sno bibs next time. Popped a fuse mid-ride (my fault...fumbled the electric vest plug) but had a spare. Hadn't been...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-23-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
i've been around this a bit and it wasn't fun to...

i've been around this a bit and it wasn't fun to get them sorted. All said and done...round slides like they put on older snowmobiles are much easier to jet and the difference in throttle response...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
back prior to 2007 or so when KTM came out with...

back prior to 2007 or so when KTM came out with the EXCs street legal, KTM was about the only MFG with a dirt bike title that didn't say "off road only" and the owners were able to handlilly get them...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
Anyone interested in a "spirited" ride around...

Anyone interested in a "spirited" ride around Galena this week? A day trip on a weekday would be great, or could make it an overnight/camping. Biased towards gravel but with some inevitable...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 265,388
Posted By motometal
Cool bike, but I'd want a test ride to see how it...

Cool bike, but I'd want a test ride to see how it handles before comitting...the XR isn't exactly a light bike off road the way it is and this one looks much heavier.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
As hot and dry as it's been, I think I'd prefer...

As hot and dry as it's been, I think I'd prefer rain (as long as it wasn't hard and all day) to a parade of dust clouds!:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
looks fun but rough. Lots of whoops and holes. ...

looks fun but rough. Lots of whoops and holes. Just good to get out and ride at all this time of year though.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
you have screws in those tires?

you have screws in those tires?
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,689
Posted By motometal
Sounds like a big trip, and you are trying to get...

Sounds like a big trip, and you are trying to get premium performance out of budget branded tires. I've run Kendas before as well as Cheng Shin/Maxxis...they do their thing but are not Michelins or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-07-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,212
Posted By motometal
please share where and what that is.

please share where and what that is.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,975,736
Posted By motometal
good post, I agree.

good post, I agree.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2011, 07:38 AM
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Views: 8,975,736
Posted By motometal
Yay, at least one person actually read something...

Yay, at least one person actually read something I posted :D:clap:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,975,736
Posted By motometal
Might have to disagree on that one, especially if...

Might have to disagree on that one, especially if you are categorically saying, zero tolerance on showing off on the street regardless if he had crashed or not. This comes in the category of,...
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