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Forum: Alaska 03-08-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Cliff h
Well, after taking the engine apart to see what...

Well, after taking the engine apart to see what went wrong, the motor is junk. The connection rod broke, which took out the motor case. The cylider is cracked, and the crank looks discolored like it...
Forum: Alaska 02-20-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Cliff h
I think it will need more than a top end, but not...

I think it will need more than a top end, but not 100% on that. It's got 5 valves, lol.

I didn't figure it would have to be done at a Yamaha shop, or if there were anyone good at any of the Yam....
Forum: Alaska 02-18-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Cliff h
Where in Anch. to get a YZ 450F motor rebuilt

I think I either broke a connecting rod or something major internal in my 2006 YZ450F. I don't have the tooling or time to take this on myself. Can anyone reccomend a good place in Anch. to take it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Bill makes good stuff. Support one of our own!

Bill makes good stuff. Support one of our own!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Between Mr. Bigwheel and I, we may be able to...

Between Mr. Bigwheel and I, we may be able to come up with a single rideable bike. No promices though. Beware though, all of our bikes are in "Project" status.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I can testify (even though I may be under duress)...

I can testify (even though I may be under duress) that the BW 200 in question is in very good and clean condition. If I were able to, I would have this 200 in my stable as we speak, but sadly, it is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
The letter after the 350 indicates the model...

The letter after the 350 indicates the model year. The "T" denotes an '87, while a "U" indicates an '88. All 350's were electric start. Although I tease Mr. Bigwheel that I have the most "refined"...
Forum: Alaska 11-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,806
Posted By Cliff h
At the risk of shameless self aggrandizing: ...

At the risk of shameless self aggrandizing:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/33TFnnBnlIo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I am not sure why the K&N oil filter application...

I am not sure why the K&N oil filter application guide lists different filters for the '87 and '88, but the KN 145 is the one you want. It will work on both years for the 350.

I haven't tried a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I think we (Mr. Bigwheel and I) are a victim of...

I think we (Mr. Bigwheel and I) are a victim of our own "success?" Are the videos artificially inflating the market of our beloved BWs, making our goal of obtaining all 350's unreachable?

On...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Lilstnkr, I have a 350 that has not run...

Lilstnkr,

I have a 350 that has not run right since I bought it. I changed the cdi to some sucess, I cleaned the carb. out a few times, but it still seemed to run hot, didn't backfire, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Tiger, Mr. Bigwheel and I can depreciate...

Tiger,

Mr. Bigwheel and I can depreciate your bike in short order. Whatever maintenance practices we (don't) use, it you do the exact opposite, you will be doing yourself a favor.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I believe your forks are from a Honda ATC 200x....

I believe your forks are from a Honda ATC 200x. Just an (semi educated) guess.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I did this a couple of years ago now, so your...

I did this a couple of years ago now, so your working with a dim mind and faded memory. The tip I received for the swap may have come from the yahoo forum. The key switch came from ( I think ) a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I replaced my key switch on a 350 of mine with...

I replaced my key switch on a 350 of mine with one from a Yamaha snow machine. Search back a couple of years and you can see what part nos. I used and all.
Forum: Alaska 08-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,503
Posted By Cliff h
You are correct. I is he and he is I.

You are correct. I is he and he is I.
Forum: Alaska 08-17-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,503
Posted By Cliff h
I carried both left and right wheels everywhere....

I carried both left and right wheels everywhere. I admit the trail kept my attention, but it wasn't too bad.
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,503
Posted By Cliff h
Your right. Its not the top. This is...

Your right. Its not the top.


This is from the top:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Crownpointcampingetc034_zps1067fd9f.jpg...
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,503
Posted By Cliff h
I will shake your hand. Taken on Summer Solstice...

I will shake your hand. Taken on Summer Solstice of this year:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Crownpointcampingetc023_zps24435ff2.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Mr. Bigwheel and I frequently ride to a site...

Mr. Bigwheel and I frequently ride to a site where a B-29 crashed in 1956.
Forum: Alaska 06-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,503
Posted By Cliff h
Would a fairly well equipped Jeep make it up this...

Would a fairly well equipped Jeep make it up this trail? Or is it too narrow in places?
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
RobDek, I have used an IMS shifter...

RobDek,

I have used an IMS shifter intended for a Banshee 350 with success. The tip has a spring loaded folding mechanism which aids it's longevity during extreme maneuvers.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
What a trip! With daytime temps. in the 90's, the...

What a trip! With daytime temps. in the 90's, the ride planning for the day began with getting out early (well, at least earlier than our usual "crack of noon" departure time) in order to beat the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Bigwheels in Moab:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Moabtrip220_zps24ad0711.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/cliffh1975/media/Moabtrip220_zps24ad0711.jpg.html)...
Forum: Alaska 05-27-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Cliff h
Ok. I didn't see a sign at what I think is thier...

Ok. I didn't see a sign at what I think is thier "new" location. I think they were located there many years ago.
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Cliff h
Go Pro in Anch closed?

Has Go Pro in Anchorage closed, or just moved? I went to get a few things there Saturday, and there is another business in that location. I tried calling their phone #, and there was no answer.
...
Forum: Alaska 04-10-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By Cliff h
As TinyWheel stated, the trail is choked with...

As TinyWheel stated, the trail is choked with alders and impassable after awhile. I do have firsthand knowledge of this from 2 or 3 seasons ago. Pics from along the trail:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I hate to self aggrandize, instead preferring for...

I hate to self aggrandize, instead preferring for others to do it if they so choose. Here are a couple of pics from D-100 taken by RWBwheel:

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I am not sure really what all is in need of...

I am not sure really what all is in need of repair on the bike. It did run under it's own power all the way thru the race. It even was loaded unassisted into the transport vehicle under it's own...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I followed your reccomendations and did this same...

I followed your reccomendations and did this same sprocket and machining per your instructions. The only difference is that my local machine shop charged me over 3X as much per sprocket for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 1,266,544
Posted By Cliff h
I use a photobucket account. It is free. There...

I use a photobucket account. It is free. There are others out there beside photobucket, I just can't think of any of them at this moment. Download your pics to photobucket, and is will give you a url...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Yes, my understanding is there is a pipe within a...

Yes, my understanding is there is a pipe within a pipe arraignment with the Twin wall bars, it is supposed to make them more resistant to bending. I have crashed many times with these bars, and have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Yes, these are the ones many of us are using....

Yes, these are the ones many of us are using. They are a bit expensive, but worth it in my opinion. In addition to being able to go to the larger 1-1/8" bars, you can adjust your bars a bit fore and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Mr. Party, I use the Rox 2" (I think)...

Mr. Party,

I use the Rox 2" (I think) risers with a Renthal twin wall bar. The throttle and brake cables are just long enough without needing extensions with this setup. With these risers, one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I was thinking about this bike. Mr. Bigwheel...

I was thinking about this bike. Mr. Bigwheel pointed out that it may be simpler to buy this bike than shipping my current bike both ways. The latest ad I saw had the asking price of $2200, which was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
A motorcycle for all trail conditions: ...

A motorcycle for all trail conditions:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Hawkrecovery013_zps30422b75.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Prep'in the BW 350 for Desert 100 Race: ...

Prep'in the BW 350 for Desert 100 Race:
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Hawkrecovery007_zps26614934.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
Check the ground to your headlight. My lights...

Check the ground to your headlight. My lights quit working on one of my 350's because of a bad ground. I ran an aux. ground and viola, my light worked again!
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 617,522
Posted By Cliff h
I've got my Airfare for D-100. I've still got a...

I've got my Airfare for D-100. I've still got a lot of bike prep to do. I also need to pay my entrance fees and such yet.
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