The Offical Pachaug Trail Thread

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by leonphelps, Aug 1, 2008.

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Have you ridden Pachaug Trail before?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. I have not but I want to!

  4. I am scared to ride it....

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  1. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    Re read the second half of that:deal :lol3
  2. Happy Seal

    Happy Seal Long timer

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    Try Dennis' auto parts, or Johnson supply. Johnson is wholesale only but I can get buy there if need be.
  3. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    Do you mean Johnstone supply? Try granger too.
  4. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    One more thought if its not past the point of no return. Still need to get broken shifter off.I would use clamp style if can get one with same spline.drill hole through it and shaft.pin or screw it on.guess you could do that with stock one too..
  5. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    I'm guessing shaft won't come out of case with shifter on.I'm sure someone else here knows.
  6. Throttle-jockey

    Throttle-jockey Adventurer

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    No, it slides out through the clutch side. If/when you change the shaft order a new seal also.

    In the future just use two scribes/dental picks to remove a screw that isn't bottomed out. Heating it up first if there is loc-tite on it.
  7. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    If bolt is snapped what is holding on shifter now?
  8. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    I believe he said he snapped the shifter and bolt head off, leading to this nightmare
  9. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    KTM holds on the kick starter the same way. I had the bolt break off and went through the same gyrations. I ended up carefully drilling out the bolt and using a tap to get the old threads out and re-cut the inside of the shaft. The whole time I was praying that it worked. Take those bolts out every so often and clean things up and re-loctite'em.
  10. sledstorm1

    sledstorm1 CT RAMBLER'S MC CLUB

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    what are freinds for?! Lol
  11. nobody

    nobody motomaniac

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    You didnt make it on the cover of the tr rider mag ...:cry
  12. DariusFriedel

    DariusFriedel Slicker than an M59

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    Yeah, too bad Kenny. Maybe he's saving it for next issue.

    Some clips from the Cherry Bomb Hare Scramble last Sunday...

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  13. mpellet

    mpellet Adventurer

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    For any bolt/screw extraction PB BLASTER is a MUST. Might be a little late now with the busted Easy Out in play but still worth a try. I have had dramatic results with the performance of PB BLASTER, it is actually a product that performs as advertised.

    Squirt that fuker down HEAVY and let is soak for a while and dig back in with anything you can get even a little purchase on, you might be surprised with the results.

    I recently had a busted bolt stuck in the crank of a lawn mower and like you I snapped off an Easy Out like a dumb shit because I tried to twist it out PRIOR to soaking with PB BLASTER. After bitch slapping myself and giving the bolt a heavy soak with PB, I was able to spin it out using a small screw driver as a chisel of sorts.

    Had I soaked the busted bolt with PB before attempting the extraction with the Easy Out , I would have had it out in under 10 minutes.

    Good Luck.

    Busted off bolts SUCK.......
  14. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    Ohh WTF I even bought a subscription ,, lyin bastard :lol3
  15. nobody

    nobody motomaniac

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    He told everybody the same thing after the finish line,I just let you dream for a while:rofl
  16. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    Fucker!
  17. ChrisRiedinger

    ChrisRiedinger Specialized

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    Heat is far more effective for far more applications. Simple physics :deal
  18. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    I enjoyed them logs:freaky


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  19. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    but not the best

    found this scientific test:

    Penetrating Oils
    Machinist's Workshop MagT recently published some information on various penetrating oils that I found very interesting. Some of you might appreciate this. The magazine reports they tested penetrates for break out torque on rusted nuts.
    They are below, as forwarded by an ex-student and professional machinist. They arranged a subjective test of all the popular penetrates with the control being the torque required to remove the nut from a "scientifically rusted" environment.

    *Penetrating oils ........... Average torque load to loosen*

    No Oil used ................... 516 pounds
    WD-40 ..................... ... 238 pounds
    PB Blaster .................... 214 pounds
    Liquid Wrench ...............127 pounds
    Kano Kroil .................... 106 pounds
    ATF*-Acetone mix............53 pounds

    The ATF-Acetone mix is a "home brew" mix of 50 - 50 automatic transmission fluid and acetone. Note this "home brew" released bolts better than any commercial product in this one particular test.

    Our local machinist group mixed up a batch and we all now use it with equally good results.
    Note also that "Liquid Wrench" is almost as good as "Kroil" for about 20% of the price.

    * ATF = Automatic Trans Fluid
  20. kenny61

    kenny61 TBI survivor and damn proud of it

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    I was puttin one of the last bolts back in my bike, pulled a Darius , but made the save with an easy out :freaky