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Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
Humidity has very little affect on jetting if It...

Humidity has very little affect on jetting if It did your bike would be underpowered on really humid days and that just ain't the case. Sure it will have an effect as well as temp. but neither will...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By linkin5
I don't do it often enough, but with that being...

I don't do it often enough, but with that being said my 09 klx 250 has over 5K miles on the stock chain and has only been adjusted once in it's life. I'll probably get nearly 10K miles from a stock o...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
The first clue about your mods including your air...

The first clue about your mods including your air box is found in your first statment "it runs fine" I wouldn't try real hard to fix a bike like that it should be ridden. It also sound like the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
I have never shut the gas off via the pet cock on...

I have never shut the gas off via the pet cock on the bike and it sure isn't necessary as I've had the bike for 2 years now and I'm not sure what issue you think this might cause but there hasn't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
I have filled up a bike and forgot to switch the...

I have filled up a bike and forgot to switch the petcocok and then the next time I ran out I was really out. That is a mistake you soon learn to correct.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
The fuel ight would be for an efi model as they...

The fuel ight would be for an efi model as they have no reserve, once you run out of gas your pushing it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
A #40 pilot will hurt gas milage and is...

A #40 pilot will hurt gas milage and is unnecessary IMHO as I run stae two with all after market and still have the #35 pilot in per the dynojet instructions and my bike runs perfect, stage two...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
I don't run a snorkle per the stage two...

I don't run a snorkle per the stage two instructions, sure the hole in the lid would let some water in but it is not nearly as open as it is with no lid. My bike dosen't like any snorkle as it runs...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
I'm jetted stage two per the dynojet instructons...

I'm jetted stage two per the dynojet instructons and with the snorkle pulled still a tad rich on the main jet, My bike runs best without the airbox lid but I don't like not having something there in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
The dyno results are intresting, but one...

The dyno results are intresting, but one difference is the point at which they start, the middle one is from idle, the top from 4 grand or so and the bottom one starts over 5 thousand rpms so this...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
If you drill drill the lid and not the box. But...

If you drill drill the lid and not the box. But you can just pull out the stock snorkle and more than double the intake size without a drill, you could then run it without the lid on and see if you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
dgmiester, my point was really to anyone reading...

dgmiester, my point was really to anyone reading the forum thinking about carb mods. My advice was correct, as my point was that the slide need not be drilled if you chose to go with the 2152 dynojet...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
If you get the Dynojet kit that comes with the...

If you get the Dynojet kit that comes with the spring you don't need to drill or even mess with the slide as that is what the different tension spring is for. The kit had good instructions and well...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
You can drop some weight if that is your goal,...

You can drop some weight if that is your goal, I've removed most of the stuff on the bike not needed to run and just with that I'm sure I've cut 5-10 lbs. from stock. Trade the stock speedo for a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
My 09 was bought in 2010 for $4400 new.

My 09 was bought in 2010 for $4400 new.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2011, 12:01 PM
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Posted By linkin5
I keep all the stuff I've removed form the bike...

I keep all the stuff I've removed form the bike in a 5 gallon bucket and with it still street legal the bucket is nearly full and I'm sure I'm over 10 lbs. at least down from stock, maybe not quite...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
I've seen two dyno pulls from stage two bikes...

I've seen two dyno pulls from stage two bikes where power went into the low 20's for hp with no cam mod at all.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
Top speed is determined by the gearing not the...

Top speed is determined by the gearing not the displacment. With a 351 you will reach top speed faster but top speed is top speed. On bill blue's site he advertises mid 20's for hp a little less with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
Anytime a bike goes under water an oil change is...

Anytime a bike goes under water an oil change is in order
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10,698
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Posted By linkin5
My bike runs better without the snorkle in place,...

My bike runs better without the snorkle in place, but I jetted it that way so with the snorkle it may be a tad fat, it runs even a little better with the lid off but I don't like it like that in off...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
I've got the Unibiker guards and mine wasan easly...

I've got the Unibiker guards and mine wasan easly ten minute install. I've not tested them yet.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
As far as what a power commander does it does...

As far as what a power commander does it does different things on different bikes, I had an 07 Sportster and it affected both fuel delivery and timing. It was adjustable via a laptop and I went from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
On that dyno run the HP gain could be from the...

On that dyno run the HP gain could be from the corrected afr due to the addition or tuning of the powercommander and nothing more. I agree with your overall point though that more in and more out...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
A dyno graph with the afr is a nice tool for...

A dyno graph with the afr is a nice tool for tuning but I've jetted bikes for close to 40 years and never used one for an off road or a dual sport and really haven't needed it to tune the carb. I did...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
So haw far can you go with that 55 gallon reserve...

So haw far can you go with that 55 gallon reserve tank?
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
I go between a 13 and 14 tooth counter srocket...

I go between a 13 and 14 tooth counter srocket all the time and never remove anything but the sprockets.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
The guy that did the cam mod also went from stock...

The guy that did the cam mod also went from stock to stage 2 at the same time and is claiming like a 6 hp gain and wants to say it has to do with the cam mod, From what I've seen from posted dyno's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
I installed a powerbomb on my bike over the...

I installed a powerbomb on my bike over the winter as in 250 form it needs all the help it can get. It's got the Powercore4 and a Dynojet kit stage two and a Uni filter 13 tooth C/S and it did...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,863
Posted By linkin5
I've had 3 get offs on the street and no, nothing...

I've had 3 get offs on the street and no, nothing I could have done. Twice I've been rearended one time I did manage to keep the bike up but it didn't matter as it wasn't ridable. The other time some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,261
Posted By linkin5
I've been rearended twice on a bike. Both times...

I've been rearended twice on a bike. Both times were at stop signs though. I stopped and the guy, well one was a girl, behind me was planning on running it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,716
Posted By linkin5
In 30 plus years of street riding I've learned to...

In 30 plus years of street riding I've learned to be able to anticipate what the other guy may do and adjust for it, it does carry over to cars. It also seems to keep your reflexs sharp and that is a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By linkin5
I used to ride this area in the very early 80's,...

I used to ride this area in the very early 80's, at first it seemed like an abandon mining area but later I crossed paths with people working there and didn't go back. It was great riding...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,268
Posted By linkin5
I've got the 09 KLX250S and in stock form while...

I've got the 09 KLX250S and in stock form while wimpy for me would run 75-80 mph with ease all day long. I've done alot of dirt oriented mods as well as a gearing change and it will still run 70...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
Ran out of gas

I posted this on the Kaw forum also but it is worth mentioning. My bike has mostly set all winter, not as much as what I thought but I ain't rode too much. At one point the battery got low and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
Posted By linkin5
Couple years ago I went through a bout of atril...

Couple years ago I went through a bout of atril fib. and was placed on blood thiiners for about 6 months until I was converted back to normal. I never stopped riding anything, actually never...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16,039
Views: 999,886
Posted By linkin5
I was pretty much able to flat foot my old Honda...

I was pretty much able to flat foot my old Honda XL600R and it had about a foot of suspension on both ends, my 09 KLX250S on the other hand has me on tip toes for about 9 inches.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,288,195
Posted By linkin5
I've got the 09 model, I put a Powercore4 and a...

I've got the 09 model, I put a Powercore4 and a Powerbomb on it. Jetting is per instructions on the Dyno jet kit 2152 and all is good. I don't have a dyno sheet yet but all popping on decel is gone...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16,039
Views: 999,886
Posted By linkin5
That's really funny as the guy is a professional...

That's really funny as the guy is a professional musician who lives in Branson Mo. he plays acid gospel though.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By linkin5
I rode a lightly modded XL600R for ten years and...

I rode a lightly modded XL600R for ten years and as far as I'm concerned as a rider with 45 years in it was the best overall bike I've ever had or rode. It would do anything I ask of it and I was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16,039
Views: 999,886
Posted By linkin5
Years ago when I was young and strong I was 4...

Years ago when I was young and strong I was 4 wheeling with a buddy and we got hung up in his Chevy 4X4 and it was in such a bind the tail gate wouldn't open. We had an old air cooled CR250 in the...
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