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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By cobrakai
Weird. No, just bleed them normally.

Weird. No, just bleed them normally.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By cobrakai
That is very weird. The ABS is made to turn the...

That is very weird. The ABS is made to turn the brakes OFF not lock them on. You need to have the codes read from the ABS computer. Try disconnecting the battery for 20 minutes and re-connecting it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
How much movement are we talking? When you put...

How much movement are we talking? When you put the sprocket on does it move rotationally or just wiggle a little bit if you rock it? My shaft and sprocket look totally perfect still but since the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Hey guys quick question... When you turn the...

Hey guys quick question...

When you turn the ignition to On, does your idle air control valve reset every time (make a clicking noise)?

Mine used to make this noise and recently stopped, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By cobrakai
SuperSprox hybrid sprocket.. best of both worlds!...

SuperSprox hybrid sprocket.. best of both worlds! 10k miles and it looks brand new.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
So I found out the clutch cover is a rubber seal...

So I found out the clutch cover is a rubber seal - not a gasket. I am betting it could be re-used.



Any idea what these bikes are worth nowadays? Let's say totally stock form, 20k miles, with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 107,313
Posted By cobrakai
If you've played with the fork by itself you...

If you've played with the fork by itself you would quickly realize that the left side (compression) doesn't even do anything. It provides bottom out damping. The right side (rebound) controls both...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
I'm actually not sure but I didn't see it coming...

I'm actually not sure but I didn't see it coming from anywhere above it. I will check that out though!

I change the gasket every time. Got a 4 pack of filters and seals from beemer boneyard :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
I actually tried that and it didn't budge. Maybe...

I actually tried that and it didn't budge. Maybe I need to up the lever adjustment.

Part of the reason I'm looking into this is that the clutch feels like pudding. It doesn't drag or anything and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Does anyone know if the clutch cover has a o-ring...

Does anyone know if the clutch cover has a o-ring or a 1-time-use gasket that needs to be replaced?

I am changing the oil and want to inspect the clutch cover hole for wear. Might not have time to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
I had it a little loose if anything. Also...

I had it a little loose if anything.

Also noticed a little oil leak beneath the oil filter housing :cry It's minor seepage, but still noticeable.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Hey guys, Found a small oil leak around my...

Hey guys,
Found a small oil leak around my transmission output shaft. Anyone had to replace this before? Any tips?

I have an aftermarket sprocket (supersprox) and was worried about the splines,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
I determined the issue was that the spherical...

I determined the issue was that the spherical bearings at either end of the shock have developed play. The bearing is printed with G14DX CCVI and I couldn't find any online.

Had to make a bushing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Does anyone have an old rear shock that they are...

Does anyone have an old rear shock that they are no longer using? The shock bushings (rod ends) have developed play on my xMoto (Sachs shock) and it's making a clunking noise. Can't seem to source...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Anyone had issues with the shock bushings going...

Anyone had issues with the shock bushings going bad? I've got an xMoto with the Sachs rear shock and both the upper and lower shock eyelets have play. The bolts are tight.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,869
Posted By cobrakai
If it's that bright in the day time, they're...

If it's that bright in the day time, they're definitely dangerous at night. be careful!
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,869
Posted By cobrakai
That's odd about seeing the circuit board between...

That's odd about seeing the circuit board between the lenses.

I like the wiring harness!
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
It's just a loop clamp. Costs only a few bucks,...

It's just a loop clamp. Costs only a few bucks, just get the right size for your fork.



Totally. I actually made some bike lights before this with some 6000K LEDs. Looks cool, but really was...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
You know I never thought about the H4 low beam...

You know I never thought about the H4 low beam pattern. It is definitely symmetrical, and there is a small 5W DRL adjacent to it. It's not asymmetrical like a car headlight. The picture is slightly...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
What about the styling? I've received very mixed...

What about the styling? I've received very mixed feedback about this.

Half the people say "uhhh, looks like a spaceship or batman or something" and don't like the swoopy design. I think they...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
I see, well the larger ones are about 1.5" in...

I see, well the larger ones are about 1.5" in diameter and length, which is getting up there in size and weight, considering I was trying to keep it really compact. Granted, there is still a degree...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
Alright, here are the shots as promised. Like I...

Alright, here are the shots as promised. Like I said, brightness isn't really an issue in my opinion it's more a matter of tint and beam pattern. I might even dial it down in future versions to cut...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
Yep you're correct I'm using XM-L's. They're very...

Yep you're correct I'm using XM-L's. They're very bright. Basically, the bigger the lens the narrower the beam, and the smaller the lens the wider the beam. Then they also add diffusers to make a...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
Yeah, I do realize the size limits the mounting...

Yeah, I do realize the size limits the mounting location to a much narrower area. Fork tubes, or crash bars, or something in the front of the bike.

The reason I did that is because I used to have...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By cobrakai
Feedback on an LED headlight, please

Hi everyone. My friend suggested I post here to get some feedback from the guys who are really into this stuff.

I just built my own custom LED light bar for the bike. It's a crazy looking design I...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By cobrakai
It entirely depends on what you're doing. For...

It entirely depends on what you're doing. For high speed riding on relatively flat terrain, you want spots. For twisties, you want floods. Of course, get enough floods and they will illuminate far...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Hey guys, did a valve check today at 20,000 miles...

Hey guys, did a valve check today at 20,000 miles and pleased to find them perfectly in spec!

Unfortunately I noticed that the right side (grey) coil is completely corroded inside where it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Hey guys I've been having this issue lately with...

Hey guys I've been having this issue lately with my ABS.

It will just randomly turn off after many miles of riding - the red light will illuminate. Sometimes it will illuminate solid when just...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By cobrakai
35 LED watts is up to 3500 lumens... that's a LOT!

35 LED watts is up to 3500 lumens... that's a LOT!
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By cobrakai
Very good point. I think a light that is just on...

Very good point. I think a light that is just on like an indicator is best for the visibility aspect, without being excessively bright.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By cobrakai
Ahh that makes sense. Do yours have two modes or ...

Ahh that makes sense. Do yours have two modes or one?
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
Wow excellent work! I love when people make...

Wow excellent work! I love when people make things from scratch.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By cobrakai
Do you run your aux headlights in traffic?

Do you usually keep your auxiliary headlights on in traffic even if they aren't legal for on-road use? During the day, or at night?

I see a lot of guys running some real blinders on the street. It...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By cobrakai
Nice thanks for the lead. Found some here...

Nice thanks for the lead. Found some here...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 107,313
Posted By cobrakai
I can confirm this for you in a few weeks, but...

I can confirm this for you in a few weeks, but yes it seems that is the case. Looks like Marzocchi made multiple types of this fork in different configurations for different bikes all based on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
When I had idling issues, I unscrewed the idle...

When I had idling issues, I unscrewed the idle air actuator in the side of the throttle body (2 screws), sprayed it with MAF sensor cleaner as well as inside the throttle body. Reassembled, and not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By cobrakai
Wow I like those mirrors. Can you tell us what...

Wow I like those mirrors. Can you tell us what the brand is on those?
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 107,313
Posted By cobrakai
The G450X has a bit more travel than the G650 so...

The G450X has a bit more travel than the G650 so you will probably want to shorten it like most other options..
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,274
Views: 1,148,024
Posted By cobrakai
How much are yall spending on the shivers? I...

How much are yall spending on the shivers?

I found some pricey brand new models. and some cheap used ones too. Anywhere from $200-$700. From what I hear it's worth it but I hope that's true.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By cobrakai
Someone mentioned steering stop, not lock. I...

Someone mentioned steering stop, not lock. I noticed some binding during left turns as well on my bike (G650 not F650). It's the lower fork clamp hitting the frame beneath the steering stop. Check...
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