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Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 130,138
Posted By PTC
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Backfiring can be a sign of running too lean! Bad! A high flow air filter without larger jets can cause this.

Does she backfire under deceleration?
Is she hard to start hot or hard to kick hot?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
I'm with local machine on the head gasket , worth...

I'm with local machine on the head gasket , worth trying a retorque.
But... If your loosing coolant, and it's not leaking externally.
Well,
You've got to go in there. Continued use will cause...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
A quick easy test: Take a spoonful of said used...

A quick easy test:
Take a spoonful of said used oil and put it on a hot coffee burner
If there is water in it is will start shooting tiny bubbles
If no water it will just smolder/slowly smoke...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Fuel cap vent is worth a check

Fuel cap vent is worth a check
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Go to that site and change the bike!!!! Top right...

Go to that site and change the bike!!!! Top right corner, put in your info and blamo!!
You'll find what your after. Also cmsnl.com has fiche for everything
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,309
Posted By PTC
Thank you

The perspective you've given me in the time it took to read this is immense.
Time.
Living.
Poetic in your writing
My eyes kept welling up and the song "a good time" by john prine played In my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,297
Views: 696,704
Posted By PTC
Google the part # and take your pick, easy.

Google the part # and take your pick, easy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,297
Views: 696,704
Posted By PTC
92170-1852 is on the right (throttle side) fork...

92170-1852 is on the right (throttle side) fork leg for the speed sensor, plastic band with a screw. The other side is for the brake line , is that what you mean?
Clutch cable guides are bent metal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
That's a rough day valvecrusher, but....you...

That's a rough day valvecrusher, but....you didn't get hurt.
That's huge.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,649
Posted By PTC
I remember "shocking" one off once. If it won't...

I remember "shocking" one off once. If it won't damage anything in your situation.
Tap the wrench end back and forth alternating sides with whatever works.
Using it's length as a lever and shocking...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,649
Posted By PTC
Spray or drip some lubricant where the wrench...

Spray or drip some lubricant where the wrench meets the head. Wiggle it any way you can.
With vigor.
Some times pulling or pushing a gear wrench the OPPOSITE way of use will freewheel the...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By PTC
Laugh Right on guys! I'm gonna check it out tomorrow...

Right on guys! I'm gonna check it out tomorrow and if all goes well...
Mkj-good info thanks
Jtt, if I get the lid and you liner is medium hit me up, I'll be interested for sure
Man I love...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By PTC
Thanks hiker trash, a little more research looks...

Thanks hiker trash, a little more research looks like under 50$ on evil bay :freakyfor a liner,
I guess I'll check it out!!
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By PTC
Arai xd, cheek pads and liners still a available?

I have an opportunity to buy an xd in mint unused shape, but it's a large.
Generally I wear medium. I realize the medium and large share the same shell.
It's a steal as far as price goes. But I...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 164,883
Posted By PTC
Hey will_s...

Why the cr80 tubes?
I picked up the kx front end to swap over, so I was wondering why you chose the
Cr tubes over the kx? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Don't recommend it. There is one made in the uk...

Don't recommend it. There is one made in the uk for around 100 that seems good,
Aside from that, source the real deal. I tried a cheap china one and it did not work at all.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,419
Views: 1,029,294
Posted By PTC
with 15/47 sprockets our tw would pull an...

with 15/47 sprockets our tw would pull an indicated 85 mph, probably closer to 80 in reality. that was with a 150lb rider.
3hours straight on the interstate at 75+ mph!
if we still had it... it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,581
Posted By PTC
1989 honda nx250 103 indicated ( will do a gps...

1989 honda nx250
103 indicated ( will do a gps check this summer)
Stock motor
Stock sprockets (larger rear tire than stock)
Felt like a wash motor/gear
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Jtw000, first fix that wire. Then clean out the...

Jtw000, first fix that wire. Then clean out the carb, hopefully it's just plugged up,
Maybe you can rig up a choke while your in there?
Also check that the tachometer needle moves while cranking...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 130,138
Posted By PTC
Check out dratv.com for parts availability and...

Check out dratv.com for parts availability and info, links...
I'm not 100% positive but I believe that has the pushrod motor, the front leading
Link suspension isn't fun off-road but is stable and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Nice work Chris! Love the idea of the ct90...

Nice work Chris! Love the idea of the ct90 scheme, I've got one and they are fun.
Dratv.com has the stickers for the tank for 11$
Nice to see some action here, keep it up
Happy new year fellow...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,297
Views: 696,704
Posted By PTC
Much obliged nns. The major sure does some nice...

Much obliged nns. The major sure does some nice work,
I'm not going to attempt to keep up! Thanks:freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 130,138
Posted By PTC
Steel wool works great but the bright side of the...

Steel wool works great but the bright side of the aluminum has a sort of chemical reaction with coke and seems to almost replate (to a degree) the
Rough nasty chrome. It's really impressive. Side...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,297
Views: 696,704
Posted By PTC
Wicked Finally got one

Picked up a 2003 with 1700 miles on it for the wifey, bought from some fellow inmates(thanks guys!). I had been looking for a good one for a long time when this beauty popped up.
It's in great...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 130,138
Posted By PTC
Yip cola removes rust

Try a youtube search for coke and aluminum foil
Basically you put the bright side of the foil against the chrome, dipped in coke.
Works amazing! I use sugar free and rinse thoroughly when done....
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 130,138
Posted By PTC
That is a nice score! You all know about the coca...

That is a nice score! You all know about the coca cola and aluminum foil
Trick right????
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
First check for me would be battery polarity....

First check for me would be battery polarity. Possible that the connections were crossed during the jump start? Disco battery and check that the positive is actually positive. After that I'd look at...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 183,551
Posted By PTC
Just checked one out, they wanted 3999 out the...

Just checked one out, they wanted 3999 out the door, ill wait for a used one.
It was much more substantial than it looks in pictures!
Quite a nice bike, I would tour on it!
---can't wait for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 183,551
Posted By PTC
Can't wait till they start selling used or...

Can't wait till they start selling used or crashed, I would love to remotor a ct or st90!
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Make sure the overflow hose reaches the bottom of...

Make sure the overflow hose reaches the bottom of the tank, is cut at an angle
And the tank is sealed and vented. Aside from that maybe kinked hose,or faulty
Radiator cap? Tank placed too low? Good...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By PTC
Dratv.com:D

Dratv.com:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Wink Pressurized yes at about 11 psi. When the coolant...

Pressurized yes at about 11 psi. When the coolant reaches the caps pressure,
Which is 1.1 bar the. The caps spring/seal moves up and the coolant fills the
Overflow resivour . As the engine cools...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
sooooooo

I started thinking about the new crf250l. I read the threads for hours.
I started needing the new crf250l. I was ready to start wheeling and dealing, and I started shopping around for a lightly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Cdi?

I can't view the video, but if the tach needle does not move while cranking the motor over, then the CDi is suspect #1
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
Go to. Buyrealgascom. Put in your zip code...

Go to. Buyrealgascom. Put in your zip code and presto! It's worth the extra loot!
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
the relay is a small 2 wire box on the right...

the relay is a small 2 wire box on the right side, i think i mounts to the headlight frame,i think 2 black wires and the relay is in a rubber mount. cant remember...6bucks for a universal replacement...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
vvvcopy, paste in google vvv Learn Simple...

vvvcopy, paste in google vvv
Learn Simple Motorcycle Wheel Alignment - Motorcyclist Online

hondascoots got my back on this one. or i got his, whatever...thats my first guess.
if your in new...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
The nx exhaust is a structural Frame member. Lots...

The nx exhaust is a structural Frame member. Lots of things would work, but you would have to connect the frame after to prevent collapse :cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 1,018,541
Posted By PTC
thoughts...yup... if it was me i would go it...

thoughts...yup...
if it was me i would go it all honda, and...
hurry up and get to work!!!!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By PTC
plans change so fast, my 15 yo daughter saw the...

plans change so fast, my 15 yo daughter saw the bike and lit up like a christmas tree! so its hers. and will remain slow and stock pretty much. it will be cool to have her in the garage instead of...
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