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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
Posted By Rot Box
Went for a fun loop in Southern Idaho last...

Went for a fun loop in Southern Idaho last weekend. Found a little mud on the single track too :evil

(Are my pics huge?? They look ok on my screen just curious..)
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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
Posted By Rot Box
Hey Michael how's it going? :D Thanks. I'm...

Hey Michael how's it going? :D Thanks. I'm going on four years of owning the 605. I LOVE everything about this bike.. Except for the height it's really really tall haha.

I'm always up for...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-22-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By Rot Box
I spent some time on the 380's in the dunes and...

I spent some time on the 380's in the dunes and on the trail when they first came out. A good bike with a great motor imo.

Holy crap I HATED the 98-99ish rear shocks. It's like trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Rot Box
Higher mileage Dellortos are famous for having...

Higher mileage Dellortos are famous for having the idle screw 'dent' (better word?) the slide which will also cause a low/no idle. Likely not your problem but it's something to think about.

Me...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-25-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,650
Posted By Rot Box
Holy motor mounts--ugh :eek1 Love the...

Holy motor mounts--ugh :eek1

Love the updates.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
Posted By Rot Box
Your ATK was one of my favorites. I know the...

Your ATK was one of my favorites. I know the feeling mine is exactly 4 gallons which is slightly more than the later years but the last half can be hard to get due to tank shape.



Hehe :D ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
Posted By Rot Box
Oh cool I probably saw them. It wasn't super...

Oh cool I probably saw them. It wasn't super crowded but there were several groups scattered around.

Rode lots of sand too. The twisty sandy two track was my favorite. Not a bad way to spend...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
Posted By Rot Box
I think I pushed the ol' ATK harder than I ever...

I think I pushed the ol' ATK harder than I ever have today at the Knolls recreation area here in northwest Utah. Wide open desert full of washes, climbs, sand and whoop sections. I ride forest...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
Posted By Rot Box
I don't think that side is quite as load bearing...

I don't think that side is quite as load bearing like the other side of the bike. Either way it doesn't look like anything a good tig weld couldn't fix. Every ATK I've owned has broken/cracked a...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-27-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,630
Posted By Rot Box
Looks like a good time :evil Is that a 94? ...

Looks like a good time :evil Is that a 94? Should be a lot of fun when it's finished.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-13-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Rot Box
I think all WR 250's and 500 2T's came from the...

I think all WR 250's and 500 2T's came from the factory with a lighting coil although they did not come with a headlight. Only the WR200's had the headlight for whatever reason. If I'm not mistaken...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-03-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By Rot Box
I sorta built up a 95 RM250 for woods riding a...

I sorta built up a 95 RM250 for woods riding a few years ago. I rode it for a few months and even completed Five Miles of Hell in southern Utah on it and lived to tell about it haha.

The good:...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-03-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,650
Posted By Rot Box
Looks like fun :evil I wish I could find one of...

Looks like fun :evil I wish I could find one of those around here. Can't wait to see it come together.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 09:49 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 09:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 30,000
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, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 680,492
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, 05:00 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 680,492
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, 07:45 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 07:31 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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 10-17-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
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, 09:38 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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 07-09-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 10:08 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 132,702
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, 03:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 31,360
Posted By Rot Box
Agh!... That's no good :eek1

Agh!... That's no good :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11,350
Views: 1,679,653
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, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11,350
Views: 1,679,653
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 04-07-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11,350
Views: 1,679,653
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, 10:54 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 31,360
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, 10:34 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 31,360
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, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 680,492
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 03-19-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 09:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,957
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, 12:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 30,000
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 03-12-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 134,866
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, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
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, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
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...
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