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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
What size is the trials helmet?

What size is the trials helmet?
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Interested. :evil

Interested. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
If you still have a slipping issue, you may just...

If you still have a slipping issue, you may just need to change the clutch springs. The old springs seem to lose their stiffness over time, probably due to heat cycling in the engine. When I did the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Ride the bike until it's completely warmed up...

Ride the bike until it's completely warmed up (oil hot). Then stop it, put it on the center stand, and check the level after sitting for a minute or so.

2.3 liters sounds about right from my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Heavy ones? That bike is <250 pounds with a full...

Heavy ones? That bike is <250 pounds with a full tank of gas.:scratch

You will not find a better enduro bike for that amount of $$$$. Buy it!
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
I've got a set from a 2005 Dakar. PM me for...

I've got a set from a 2005 Dakar. PM me for details.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 11:52 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
RIP Oderus :cry

RIP Oderus :cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Thermostat replacement will require draining of...

Thermostat replacement will require draining of the coolant.

What I would do is drain off the coolant by opening the drain screw at the bottom of the water pump housing. Then take off the housing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Definitely duct tape. Gaffers will absorb too...

Definitely duct tape. Gaffers will absorb too much water.

If the rim is dirty on the inside, especially the shoulder where the tire bead seats, clean it with a brass wire wheel and a drill before...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Hit a few trees and you'll learn very quickly how...

Hit a few trees and you'll learn very quickly how to bend and move them into place. :deal:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,259
Posted By tomatoe333
I don't have any numbers, but I always put a...

I don't have any numbers, but I always put a layer of clear packing tape on the number plate before sticking down the row number. Follow it up with a layer of tape over the top.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
House of Horsepower put progressive springs in...

House of Horsepower put progressive springs in the YZ forks I put on my Dakar.

0.46-0.54, IIRC. I weigh about 180 without gear. No idea what he did with the valving, but it works REALLY well.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Trials 03-10-2014, 04:25 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
If it is, I'll have one HELL of a story to tell! ...

If it is, I'll have one HELL of a story to tell!
Worst it's done to me was a bad bruise on the inside of my calf, when it kicked back. :cry



:lurk
Forum: Trials 03-09-2014, 10:37 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
http://www.americanbeta.com/sites/default/files/im...

http://www.americanbeta.com/sites/default/files/images/betamodels/1992-1993-supertrial.jpg

If you look carefully at the tank on mine, you can still see the outlines of the 90's neon swishy...
Forum: Trials 03-09-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
This is almost ready to for my girlfriend to...

This is almost ready to for my girlfriend to ride:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/10/jyna3epy.jpg

Shinko 241s, rim locks on both wheels, and an aluminum skid plate. Not sure how it'll work for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By tomatoe333
It's a simple momentary switch. One of the two...

It's a simple momentary switch. One of the two wires (black I think) is connected to ground. This is easy to verify with a meter.

When I went to the YZ forks/triples, I replaced mine with a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Did you check the float level? Main jet the same...

Did you check the float level? Main jet the same size as the old carb? Does it run better cold or hot?
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13,399
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Posted By tomatoe333
Put the thermostat back in. If you look at...

Put the thermostat back in.

If you look at the construction of the radiator, without the thermostat water can bypass the core and go straight from inlet to outlet. Thus, overheating.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
My bike actually gets slightly better gas mileage...

My bike actually gets slightly better gas mileage with the Scorpion exhaust than stock. Engine seems to run a little cooler too. Having a stash tube on the opposite side with tools/spares is a big...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 490
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Posted By tomatoe333
You mean the Mohawk near the Twin Bridges? Looked...

You mean the Mohawk near the Twin Bridges? Looked clear, if bumpy, this evening on the way home from work.

I should track down a set of ice tires for the TTR in my garage. Gasser still needs a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
Of course they can. It's the landing that's the...

Of course they can. It's the landing that's the hard part! :eek1
Forum: Trials 02-14-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,774
Posted By tomatoe333
I think I gave mine earlier in the thread? I've...

I think I gave mine earlier in the thread? I've got a SuperTrial with the 240 motor.

1. Turn on gas, set choke. Give it a few seconds to fill the float bowl.
2. Kick through to a compression...
Forum: Trials 02-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,774
Posted By tomatoe333
I wouldn't use a 50 weight with a Beta clutch,...

I wouldn't use a 50 weight with a Beta clutch, too much drag.

I'm running Rotella T6 5W-40 in mine right now. I might try some Redline MTL gearbox oil, since I have it laying around. I still get a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,259
Posted By tomatoe333
Figured it out, got registered. :clap

Figured it out, got registered. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,764
Posted By tomatoe333
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,259
Posted By tomatoe333
What is an "entry key"??? :confused

What is an "entry key"??? :confused
Forum: Trials 02-08-2014, 12:42 PM
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Posted By tomatoe333
So, I bought a Beta TR32

Mine starts in 3 kicks when it's cold. But if I leave fuel in the float bowl more than a week or so, the pilot jet clogs right up. A little carb cleaner and a strand of copper wire clean it up, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13,399
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Posted By tomatoe333
www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com They have always...

www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com

They have always treated me right. And they sold me the exact parts you need this past summer when mine ate its gears.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,764
Posted By tomatoe333
Keihin PWK? I might have a 170 in my jetting box...

Keihin PWK? I might have a 170 in my jetting box at home. I can look tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 1,550,194
Posted By tomatoe333
I've run a couple of D606's on the back of my...

I've run a couple of D606's on the back of my Dakar. They wear out pretty quickly if you do a lot of pavement, but they work decently well. I run a Pirelli MT21 on the front, I like that better than...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,032
Views: 637,845
Posted By tomatoe333
I would bet money that there's too much oil in...

I would bet money that there's too much oil in the motor.

Mine would suck oil into the air box if it was filled over halfway on the sight glass. A full change was maybe 35-36 ounces of oil at...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,032
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Posted By tomatoe333
You can do a quick bench-bleed on the master...

You can do a quick bench-bleed on the master cylinder by loosening the banjo bolt at the brakeline, and squeezing until fluid comes out.

Then loosen the bleeder at the front caliper, and pump...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,764
Posted By tomatoe333
Teaches you how far you REALLY can push that bike...

Teaches you how far you REALLY can push that bike over in the turn. :eek1 :lol3
Forum: Trials 01-16-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,774
Posted By tomatoe333
My Super Trial has a nasty tendency to kick back...

My Super Trial has a nasty tendency to kick back if you don't kick it like you mean it when it's cold. I got a nasty bruise on my instep and left calf from it. :cry

The way I do it:

1. Straddle...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,259
Posted By tomatoe333
Put it on the calendar. :clap

Put it on the calendar. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,032
Views: 637,845
Posted By tomatoe333
Kenda 760 fits fine in the back, so long as you...

Kenda 760 fits fine in the back, so long as you get the 100/100-18 size. It's a fabulous dirt/trail tire. So long as you have a high front fender, you can put any 21" dirt bike tire on the front. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 11,776
Posted By tomatoe333
Most fun you can have without leaving your...

Most fun you can have without leaving your backyard! :1drink
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 11,776
Posted By tomatoe333
Do it. :deal

Do it. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 1,550,194
Posted By tomatoe333
If you decide to make a few more, sign me up for...

If you decide to make a few more, sign me up for one. :evil
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