The Montesa Cota 315 R Thread...

Discussion in 'Trials' started by Garthe, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    HHMmm,yeah make that front end lighter!! Usually works with more as_ out back!
  2. Brewtus

    Brewtus Buffoonery, Inc.

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    I had to do something Bob. I have no ass to speak of, really. Now if I could figure out a way to get my beer gut all the way back there, I'd be in business.... :lol3
  3. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    You get out to beaver town today to prove that theory?
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    Brewtus Buffoonery, Inc.

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    Yup. Managed to avoid the cops who were issuing warnings too....... :huh
  5. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    Some holiday, You and yours have a merry X-mas.
  6. Brewtus

    Brewtus Buffoonery, Inc.

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    Back at ya Bob. Merry Holidays to everyone in fact. This sorry-assed subject will be continued on the NMTA thread, I'm sure. Sorry for the hijack everyone, now back to your Regularly Scheduled Programming... :D
  7. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    Thanks! I used to be big on 4x4s and saw that another inmate called it lift kit so latched on to it. :lol3

    Did the linkage affect the rear traction in any way?
  8. motojunky

    motojunky Professional Idiot

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    Noooo! :eek1

    Too early to start making any mods - it works just fine like it is. Trust me on this one, please. :D
  9. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    Haha, alright... I'll get off the ledge.:D

    Just looking around for opinions at this point, other "stuff" higher priority.
  10. booniebasher

    booniebasher Been here awhile

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    I AM REAL EXCITED !!!
    Just bought a cota,2004,cherry one !!! first trials bike !!!
    question ????
    did i buy a good bike
  11. laser17

    laser17 Been here awhile

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    Yes - one of the best 1st trials bikes IMO. Very forgiving bike to ride/turn. Smooth&Reliable. They look nice too...
  12. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    I have an 03 model 315R that followed me home a few weeks ago. My first trials bike as well, I have heard nothing but great things about them being good noob bikes. Looking forward to riding more after it warms up.
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    Not that I could tell. Any traction problems that I usually experience is due to my poor riding, not bike setup. :lol3
  14. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    I know the feeling. Discovered how poor my riding habits are during a muddy ride on 1 JAN of this year.:cry
  15. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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  16. UngaWunga

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    '01 Montessa... How many turns out do you guys use on the fuel screw when its cold out? Having a hard time tuning mine to idle when its 20-30 deg.
  17. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    Anyone experimented with putting GM Auto-Trac II in their Montesa 315 to cure clutch drag? I looked into ELF and Silkolene oils.... but I also want my kids to go to college some day. :D Only a couple of places even carry ELF this side of the pond, and that is at a premium (~ $30 a quart).:eek1

    I currently run Castrol which isn't bad, but clutch drags a little at start up until clutch warms up.
  18. brianjonesphoto

    brianjonesphoto Single Track Noob

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    My local trials shop turned me on to Dumonde Tech LWHS when i was looking for ELF. http://newfaro.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=60_78&product_id=72 It works great. yes the bike does kick a little when you put it in gear cold, but after the initial shift jerk it's great. I don't know how available it is on the east coast but most dealers here in the PSNW carry it. $50 a gallon.
  19. GrayEagleRider

    GrayEagleRider Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the info. Will give it a try if the GM stuff doesn't work out.

  20. AintLifeGarand

    AintLifeGarand Dont Tread On Me

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    I always talk myself out of buying one those....

    Then I run into threads like these. :waysad