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Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Cheapest might be a smaller countershaft...

Cheapest might be a smaller countershaft sprocket, but your list should do the trick as well as new jetting after all the work.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:21 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
If the part numbers are the same then it will...

If the part numbers are the same then it will swap. Did the 86 have a six speed tranny?
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
I love that picture. Looks like you're about to...

I love that picture. Looks like you're about to race the lawn mower. Makes me giggle.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Many moons ago I used to dye lacrosse sticks with...

Many moons ago I used to dye lacrosse sticks with RIT dye. We always started with a white colored head so it would accept the actual color. I bet you you could turn the yellow to green or blue with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Is the bike upright or on the kickstand when you...

Is the bike upright or on the kickstand when you are measuring?
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
The bent levers have a nicer 2 finger kind of...

The bent levers have a nicer 2 finger kind of feel. I actually prefer the levers bent.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
I just ride in flip flops. I wear size 12's and...

I just ride in flip flops. I wear size 12's and when I bought the bike i moved the shifter and put a tiny notch in the case but ended up moving it right back. It had a trials bike feel to it which...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
A little ill timed whiskey throttle and a...

A little ill timed whiskey throttle and a strategically placed tree and you'll have yourself a homemade fender eliminator kit. Big boy pegs are on the net. Someday I'll buy some too but they are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:29 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Sticky float, failing spark, vacuum leak,...

Sticky float, failing spark, vacuum leak, clogged petcock, faulty ground or coil wiring. Have you checked the float level with the motor running? Spark plug and/or wire failing. Mixture adjusted...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Have you adjusted the mixture yet?

Have you adjusted the mixture yet?
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Drill out the cap. Under neath is a small flat...

Drill out the cap. Under neath is a small flat head screw. Gently Turn it in clockwise while counting the turns until it seats. No need to really torque it down. Number of turns is your baseline. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Ok so you hit a bump and starts running lean. It...

Ok so you hit a bump and starts running lean. It warms up fully and starts running lean. With that few miles in 5 years I assume it sat a whole lot. Tank and petcock cleaned? If you have crap...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Bike fully warmed up? How many turns out on the...

Bike fully warmed up? How many turns out on the mixture screw ? Stock jets? I'd bet it was the points gap but that little black box proves me a liar or just maybe an idiot. Any symptoms pre carb...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
The needle will have some taper but if you roll...

The needle will have some taper but if you roll the needle on something flat and look at the tip and it shows a bend then that is a definitive problem. The slide is vacuum operated and that needle...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Run it on prime and turn it off with the on...

Run it on prime and turn it off with the on setting. Still running lean on prime?
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Without changing anything try a sylvania silver...

Without changing anything try a sylvania silver star. I think that is what they are called. The dr takes a h4 I believe.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
What size main jet in your kit?

What size main jet in your kit?
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
One or two wraps of electrical tape worked for me.

One or two wraps of electrical tape worked for me.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
That Sticker should scare anything away from your...

That Sticker should scare anything away from your headlight. Dave mustaine is rad but I'm old so my opinions are a little dusty.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
I grant everyone permission to glue the rear view...

I grant everyone permission to glue the rear view mirror on to your windshield when your child mistakes it for a chin up bar. When your child or wife decides to use your rear wiper as a chin up bar...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Jodaddy
I thought it might be the fuel inlet leaking but...

I thought it might be the fuel inlet leaking but a new gasket should fix you right up. A lot of sealers don't jive with fuel.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Craigslist missoula. Sometimes they sell quick...

Craigslist missoula. Sometimes they sell quick sometimes they sit on there for a while. Good luck, Joe.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
If Victorias garden of ponies is near montana...

If Victorias garden of ponies is near montana then there are 2 really nice ones for sale.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Ricochet website says no more stripped heads with...

Ricochet website says no more stripped heads with the use of t40 hardware. Shoot the back side of the screw with your favorite penetrant wd40 or pb blaster. From the website pics you could trim...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
What kind of fasteners are you talking about. ...

What kind of fasteners are you talking about. Phillips head screws, either spin it out with vice grips or cut a slot with Dremel for flat head screwdriver or ez out if it's bad or weld on a bolt if...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
I have a set of msr atv bars. Same width but 3"...

I have a set of msr atv bars. Same width but 3" more rise. I'm 6' and they feel so much better when standing up. I had to reroute the cables and move some wires as well as doing away with one of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Clutch will be fine and put the levers where they...

Clutch will be fine and put the levers where they feel comfortable. If you ride standing up a lot point them down if you mostly sit keep them flatter. Whatever you like.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
If you plug the vent it will increase pressure in...

If you plug the vent it will increase pressure in the crankcase and probably cause leaks or maybe blown seals. My .02
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
My attempt at keintech exhaust. I picked up a...

My attempt at keintech exhaust. I picked up a silencer from a 450 quad and hacked up the pipe. Pulled of the end cap and cut out the entire outlet from the stock pipe. Welded in the new outlet....
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Maybe the front wheel is loose? If it was an old...

Maybe the front wheel is loose? If it was an old drum brake with a cable then I would assume it was a binding issue but with a hydraulic disc I would check the caliper again. Get the bike off the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
LPG bike is squirrelly. I bet it'll do 100mph...

LPG bike is squirrelly. I bet it'll do 100mph when the forced propane induction kicks in.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Sorry you're having such a rough a time with your...

Sorry you're having such a rough a time with your bike. If your oil smells like gas then you better change it. Connect a clear hose to your bowl drain and point it up. Has to be taller than the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
stock pilot jet? AIr temp high(70f+)? You...

stock pilot jet? AIr temp high(70f+)? You might be too rich on the pilot circuit. Does the exhaust smell like raw gas?
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
snow here this morning. the trails just dried...

snow here this morning. the trails just dried out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
clutch adjustment at lever and behind the front...

clutch adjustment at lever and behind the front fender on the frame at tank level. you can also move the clutch actuating lever which is below the carb. Stick a nickel in the lever and adjust when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
Is there any slack in the throttle cable? Was...

Is there any slack in the throttle cable? Was the carb taken apart? Slide might be binding. It sounds mostly mechanical and not mixture screw related. Choke off? I put on some taller bars (which...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
check the ground wire to the socket please and...

check the ground wire to the socket please and the mystery should be solved. take a piece of wire touch one end to a good ground or even better the neg terminal on the battery and touch the other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Jodaddy
You could get one of thse atv seat covers from...

You could get one of thse atv seat covers from wally world and then put some extra foam in your own personal strategic area under the cover. That is what I plan on doing.luckily I have the foam just...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 07:41 PM
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Views: 1,313,661
Posted By Jodaddy
I second the use of vice grips. And while you...

I second the use of vice grips. And while you are At it I always change screws to Allen heads. I use stainless but I don't submerge the bike so not too many worries about galvanic corrosion. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 1,313,661
Posted By Jodaddy
Baddawg, Your bike sounds fine. Over run is...

Baddawg, Your bike sounds fine. Over run is most noticeable between shifts or when coasting.
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