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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:26 PM
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Posted By zig06
Don't know where the Japanese reference came from...

Don't know where the Japanese reference came from but "I'll play", actually I sort of consider myself to be a motorcycle whore ~ "I'll ride any bike!" :evil

The bigger deal isn't that I want...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By zig06
Time for sub folders???

Does anyone besides me think that it's time to break the "Thumper" forum down a little bit more?? i.e. Honda (street, dual sport, MX) or KTM (2 stroke, thumpers, street), you get the idea.

Right...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Pre-Mix = Worms

Actually, it doesn't matter what carb you use. Heck we could even throw in a half century old Amal or Bing carb, the answer would be the same as your Lectron (which I have zero experience with).
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
As many have already stated, your pre-mix ratio...

As many have already stated, your pre-mix ratio has very little to do with spooge. You can run 20:1 up to 100:1 and get zero spooge or enough to automatically oil your chain (... if it was on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
I upgraded my '12 300XCW with the newer starter...

I upgraded my '12 300XCW with the newer starter and a Lithium battery, works great! In all but the coldest of conditions I never have to touch the kicker. My cold start drill does include priming...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
I'd consider trading for a 400, the torque curve...

I'd consider trading for a 400, the torque curve would be about the same as your 300, only with more top end power (but not by much). And hopefully I won't get flamed for saying this but the early...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 111,106
Views: 22,569,911
Posted By zig06
Try this:

Sounds to me like the automatic decompression isn't doing the job that it once did. So now when you hit the start button your starter is pushing up against full compression and it's just not able to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 111,106
Views: 22,569,911
Posted By zig06
Question

This does look well made, I like how you followed the headlight cowl outline. But now I'm wondering, those of you that run windshields ~ do you like to have them high enough to look through or over?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 111,106
Views: 22,569,911
Posted By zig06
I personally see no problem. A 520 sized chain is...

I personally see no problem. A 520 sized chain is a 520 sized chain, and a 525 is a 525. The real difference between the DID & RK (and the rest of the world) is the materials and the way they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
That's how Lake Cycle does it. The water freeze...

That's how Lake Cycle does it. The water freeze method won't hurt the finish, but as stated ~ you really need to keep an eye on it. Pressure and heat is more controllable, just looks kind of rough...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Makes sense, a dent that large that's still in...

Makes sense, a dent that large that's still in the small section not that far out of the cylinder would have a negative effect on power. The same dent right in the middle of a fatty "FMF" logo would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Trailtech flange ...?, never seen one ~ what's...

Trailtech flange ...?, never seen one ~ what's the purpose of it? Looks like a speed secret that needs to be shared:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/281/18685296595_96a9d47246_b.jpg



...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Oh man!, what happen?? Heck, your 300 has eStart...

Oh man!, what happen?? Heck, your 300 has eStart and that's your kicking foot ~ so throw some duct tape on that flesh wound and lets ride!
:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 111,106
Views: 22,569,911
Posted By zig06
It would be interesting to see what you find, and...

It would be interesting to see what you find, and even if it was last tested in say... December 2014, did those emission readings meet current standards or 1996 standards? Because a December 2014...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 111,106
Views: 22,569,911
Posted By zig06
Re-read the post

The EPA qualifies engines for the model year that they were initially produced for, and as long as nothing changes that design can be produced for a number of years without re-certifying it even if...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 111,106
Views: 22,569,911
Posted By zig06
Get an FCR Carb

I agree that a "sorted" (re-jetted) stock carb does ok, and will be fine for most riders. And that if Suzuki installed an EFI system without doing anything else, they'd make many riders happy for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
?

Kickstart?, that's so 2000, on my 300 I just hit the button and enjoy the music! :D

What happen to your knee?, too many kick starts?? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Scotts

Rode RM250's for years without a damper (should have had one), when I got my 300 I got a damper 3 months later. Not that I felt like I "needed" it, but as RF pointed out, you can ride looser with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
It's a crazy world... 250/300 power valve...

It's a crazy world...

250/300 power valve adjustment tool
(PN: U6951384)

Your Discounted Price: $8.99

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
I play with mine....

FWIW, on my '12 300XCW with the red spring in I have the dolly set one full turn in from flush. No bogging and it pulls nice through the powerband, I do have a JD Jet Kit installed ~ that helped...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Pretty cool looking bike, mostly a photo shop...

Pretty cool looking bike, mostly a photo shop special (note the disappearing turn signals and plate holder). The frame looks like the current generation YZ250 2t frame ~ as you'd expect.

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
I have heard of this (burned oil) but never...

I have heard of this (burned oil) but never experienced it although it may explain what happened.

FWIW:
"Chocolate milk" colored oil = water in your oil
"gray or silver" colored oil =...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Thank you! :thumb I'm still holding out...

Thank you! :thumb

I'm still holding out for an all new XC in 2016 (2017 MY), saving my pennies as we speak!
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Hmmm, maybe I'm not hitting the right buttons,...

Hmmm, maybe I'm not hitting the right buttons, but I can't find anything on the XC's. There's a tab for the MX (SX) and Enduro (XCW) models, but nothing for the XC's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Nice video, a couple spots looked really tight! ...

Nice video, a couple spots looked really tight! Makes me want to buy a trials tire, head west and try my luck at petrified sand (aka "rocks"). The video detail was impressive too, what GoPro did...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
This does look like fun, and a great skid plate...

This does look like fun, and a great skid plate proving ground. You really need to post a video for those of us that will never see that many rocks on a ride ... ever.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Need more information

ONandOFF is right, lot's of things could be going on here.

Just thinking out loud, but it could be that someone set the PV preload too high. Also, the jetting could be out to lunch or some brass...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
And a VERY light bike! :eek1

And a VERY light bike! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
And a few more: ...

And a few more:
http://www.supercross.at/1rennen/oem/2015/sittendorf/web/gross/SIT_9780.jpg

http://www.supercross.at/1rennen/oem/2015/sittendorf/web/gross/SIT_0145.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
2016 KTM 2 strokes

There are big change rumors coming out of KTM for the 2 strokes. Everyone knows about the Factory Edition 250f and 450f, and that they are the basis for the 2016 4t line up (including the 350f). As...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Ok, in my '12 300XCW, I'm at 700 to 1,500 ft...

Ok, in my '12 300XCW, I'm at 700 to 1,500 ft elevation, my JD recommended jetting (which works pretty good) is:

Red needle on the #4 clip
Main: 162
Pilot: 38
Air screw is: 1 turns out...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
So what JD needle do you have?

So what JD needle do you have?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Post #3437 made no mention of having a JD...

Post #3437 made no mention of having a JD needle...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
You need a JD kit first

The JD jet kits and their recommendations are based off of their proprietary needles. So while the actual jetting isn't that far off, without one of their needles installed their brass...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
+1 on the JD Jet kit. Even at sea level...

+1 on the JD Jet kit.

Even at sea level (well .... 1,000 feet) I was still having problems with the OEM recommendations. Bought a JD Kit, read the instructions through before heading out to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
It depends on your state laws and who's financing

In '08 I financed a EFI RMZ-450 (had to try EFI), my local bank required "full coverage" just to cover their liability. But because it was a dirt bike that was never going to get ridden on the road,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
End weights in the handle bars, like street bikes...

End weights in the handle bars, like street bikes will cut the vibration. Rubber mounted bars will help too, but you'll need a different top triple clamp (not cheap). You could also try thicker...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Hmmm, seems like blue Loctite should do it. ...

Hmmm, seems like blue Loctite should do it. Before I went with the red stuff I'd consider safety wire.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
Thanks. I posted a similar question on...

Thanks. I posted a similar question on ThumperTalk, got several responses about switching over to the SX ignition and head. But I'm with you, the current low end is plenty and at 170 pounds it's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 396,965
Posted By zig06
I'm not afraid of spooge

Another option for getting rid of silencer spooge is to just switch over to a low ash oil like PJ1 Silverfire smokeless, no jetting change required. Although in all honesty, some spooge isn't a bad...
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