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Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
No need to remove the cover. Just remove the...

No need to remove the cover. Just remove the flat blade plug on the left side of the clutch cover (below and left of the R in Rotax) you'll know what to do after that.


Nice FZJ80 :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Nooooo...... Far too many ATK's have died this...

Nooooo...... Far too many ATK's have died this way :cry

Kickstarting is lame just fix that sprag clutch and forget about it haha. Good luck keep us posted.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-14-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,985
Posted By Rot Box
This thread keeps getting better :evil ...

This thread keeps getting better :evil

Man I'd love to throw my leg over a 440-550 KTM. Correct me if I'm wrong but I think the 440 uses the same piston as the 500 but has a much shorter...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,300
Posted By Rot Box
Thanks guys I appreciate it. I can't for the...

Thanks guys I appreciate it. I can't for the life of me figure out where it's coming from.. Maybe once I blast off all the 30+ years of baked on oil/crud it will present itself :shog
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Paddle mounted and ready for some sand dunes...

Paddle mounted and ready for some sand dunes Thankgiving weekend :evil

http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx148/alaskanidi/DIRT%20BIKES/photo-31_zpsd6c44d70.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,300
Posted By Rot Box
Need some help with my 81 XL500S

I picked this bike up a few years ago and I finally have a chance to go through it and clean it up. In the picture you can see the threads on the end of a bolt between the two exhaust ports. This...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Thanks I think I'll give it a shot. I put a...

Thanks I think I'll give it a shot. I put a paddle tire on which should help a lot in the deep sand.

Hmm a Multistrada in the sand would be interesting :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
605 in the dunes?

Might go to Little Sahara Utah soon. Sounds crazy but other than the big long hill climbs my 84 CR500 really isn't much fun to ride at those particular dunes. The vibration alone is a killer after...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-18-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By Rot Box
I know it doesn't help much but there was a Maico...

I know it doesn't help much but there was a Maico 380 (03ish?) for sale near me a few years back. I came really close to pulling the trigger on it but never did.. Maico decals... I don't think ATK...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
I was about to ask the same thing :evil ...

I was about to ask the same thing :evil

Looks like a wave front rotor too.. oversized?
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Had a great ride over the weekend. Rode nearly...

Had a great ride over the weekend. Rode nearly 100 miles of single track, twin track, fire road and a little pavement in southern Idaho/Northern Utah. Still obsessed with the ATK it's by far the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
I rode a 40 mile loop yesterday on my 605!!! It...

I rode a 40 mile loop yesterday on my 605!!! It was all pavement... to get a safety inspection and renew my registration :snore

Better than nothing I guess haha.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 122,196
Posted By Rot Box
Hope I don't sound like a broken record but if...

Hope I don't sound like a broken record but if you do bring it home I would not ride it until you remove, loc-tite (green) and re-torque the two bolts that hold the cam sprocket to the cam shaft. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 25,978
Posted By Rot Box
Agh!... That's no good :eek1

Agh!... That's no good :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
New timing belt, idler pulleys and battery! ...

New timing belt, idler pulleys and battery! Looking forward to this years riding season :evil

Gonna try a cheap ($23) TMS gel battery from Amazon.. Reviews look killer--I'll keep everyone...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10,927
Views: 1,548,157
Posted By Rot Box
Thanks everyone :D I called XR's Only and...

Thanks everyone :D

I called XR's Only and they said they have one for the dual carb XR... Hopefully it works I'll keep everyone posted for future reference.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10,927
Views: 1,548,157
Posted By Rot Box
Thanks :D I called Sudco today and they can't...

Thanks :D I called Sudco today and they can't find one.. Are they the same size as the later models then? Kinda spendy for what they are.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10,927
Views: 1,548,157
Posted By Rot Box
Crap I hope this hasn't already been...

Crap I hope this hasn't already been discussed....

I'm trying to find a new air cutoff diaphragm for the carb on my friends 87 (dual carb) XR600. OEM is discontinued and K&L doesn't offer one. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-07-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 25,978
Posted By Rot Box
Looks good Brucifer :evil Always thought the...

Looks good Brucifer :evil

Always thought the KX's with blue forks looked cool/unique..
Forum: 2 smokers 04-02-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 25,978
Posted By Rot Box
Hope it works out for you Brucifer :clap ...

Hope it works out for you Brucifer :clap

I've been looking into KX500's lately as well. My 84 is a hoot in the dunes but after last weekend I'm starting to realize just how much I'm pushing the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,300
Posted By Rot Box
Anybody know of a good retrofit/crossover fuel...

Anybody know of a good retrofit/crossover fuel petcock for my 1981 XL500S? I don't care what it looks like as long as it works good.

The snap ring groove in mine is worn out so when I tighten...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Katone, how has that 94 been treating you...

Katone, how has that 94 been treating you lately? Is the transmission holding up well? We're starting to thaw out here... Can't wait to ride again :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,686
Posted By Rot Box
The ATK was the first thing that popped into my...

The ATK was the first thing that popped into my head. I have the early Utah 605 (94-95) and love it. The big Rotax has enormous low end torque as in I think the chain would snap before the engine...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-15-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,985
Posted By Rot Box
Now that's something you don't see everyday--I...

Now that's something you don't see everyday--I like it. I had an EN450 and loved everything about it except for the time bomb engine. Looks like you took care of that problem :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
I like the 94-95's too. Tall bike... very tall...

I like the 94-95's too. Tall bike... very tall bike but otherwise it suits me great. It's probably my favorite bike out of all the others I've owned--I love it :D
Forum: 2 smokers 03-05-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By Rot Box
Cool :evil A good friend of mine has a 93 WR500...

Cool :evil A good friend of mine has a 93 WR500 that looks brand new.. It's an outstanding bike. Too much fun on the single track!
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Rot Box
:eek1 Simply put that is absolutely amazing. I...

:eek1 Simply put that is absolutely amazing. I love my Rotax (bone stock) it is by far my favorite power plant out of any bike I have owned. I'd love to crack the throttle on one that has been...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Sounds great Rusty thanks for the reply :D

Sounds great Rusty thanks for the reply :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Also kind of a dumb question but I just finished...

Also kind of a dumb question but I just finished wiring in my new voltage regulator. It's the newer style that has 5 wires one being an external ground. I used a ring terminal and grounded it with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
What do you guy's think about throttle return...

What do you guy's think about throttle return springs on the 605's? Mine came stock with the heavy spring and I really don't care for it. I installed a light spring tonight and it feels much...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-28-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 47,083
Posted By Rot Box
Wow nice work! :evil

Wow nice work! :evil
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Rot Box
Yep definitely plates sticking. Completely...

Yep definitely plates sticking. Completely normal on bikes that have sat for a long period of time. On some bikes I've been able to pull the plates out and clean them with degreaser. Others...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By Rot Box
I'm not much help on sourcing parts. I know the...

I'm not much help on sourcing parts. I know the feeling though my ATK can be difficult at times but it's worth it when it's running good. As for the seat check out Guts. My ATK uses a KTM seat...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Is the ATK forum down again or is it just...

Is the ATK forum down again or is it just me...:*sip* :freaky:
Forum: 2 smokers 01-24-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,985
Posted By Rot Box
This thread keeps getting better and better :clap...

This thread keeps getting better and better :clap



Sounds like a cool bike! I use Photobucket for all my pics. It's simple. Upload your pics from your camera to your computer. Then upload...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
I bought it from Lee at ATK. Supposedly the...

I bought it from Lee at ATK. Supposedly the newer bikes were wired a bit different so he said depending on year they need to be wired a certain way. Looks pretty straight forward... $78 plus...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
I haven't tried charging the battery... I...

I haven't tried charging the battery... I probably should. It's of questionable age and an Interstate brand so I figured I should swap it out anyway. Ever since I bought the bike the headlight...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
I stopped during my last ride. When I tried to...

I stopped during my last ride. When I tried to start my bike I pushed the button and nothing happened. I pushed several times---nothing. I kick started and rode to the next stop. Along the way I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Rot Box
Great looking CCM :evil I'd really like to...

Great looking CCM :evil

I'd really like to own one someday but they're super hard to find around here. On the ATK board most recommend changing the timing belt annually regardless of miles. It...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 122,797
Posted By Rot Box
Thanks for the info everyone. I 'think' my old...

Thanks for the info everyone. I 'think' my old battery (Interstate) broke internally which fried my headlight and voltage regulator. At least I hope that's what happened. Anyway the battery is...
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