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Added reply in a thread Open class 2 stroke rear tires 10/29/2014 6:08 PM

Back in 1980, I raced a YZ465 G model, it would light up every tire except for a Terra Flex 5:50x18. I miss that bike. I found a YZ 250 G basket case for $50.00. I've just started the restoration. I wanted a 465 though, for vintage racing. I'll build

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Added reply in a thread Open class 2 stroke rear tires 10/29/2014 6:03 PM

^^This.x2 It is the biggest footprint I've found, it's a 140 metric. I rode it today on my CR500, it really makes a difference when the bike can hook up, for a change. Not too expensive,

Added reply in a thread Alessi Shenanigans... 10/28/2014 12:24 PM

Jeff, topic change....Are you back on your bike and training? Who are you riding for, if you have a deal. I think most people would like to see you racing again. Maybe that would calm things down a bit. And, are you (and the family) training in Florida, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Mucho RESPECT for anyone who can maintain a bike. Post your tips and tricks 10/23/2014 10:35 PM

^^This both. Pretty much what I do, only I change tranny oil every other ride/race, it keeps the clutch healthier. I do linkage/swingarm lube after every mud event. Be careful with the pressure washer. Toothbrushes are critical for cleaning and inspecting

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Added reply in a thread If I were to move to California ? 10/22/2014 10:16 PM

^^This. I was born & raised So Cal, my Family is still in Orange County, and you need at least 100K a year to NOT live in the poverty (working poor) areas. Most people spend everything they make, and if you have kids, forget it. And your wife would

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Added reply in a thread Race bike essentials 10/21/2014 12:45 PM

I run flywheel weights on all my bikes. It helps "thicken" the power, so when you hit G outs and square edges, the power does not fall off. I find that the flywheel weights do slow the power delivery, but it works to your advantage, as to not light up

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Added reply in a thread Drilling Wiseco - mistake 9/30/2014 10:48 PM

I've done the J B weld on a friends bike, it's still going strong after 2 years...........also, in my opinion, the wiseco is a better piston in most cases. I seem to wear out an oem way sooner than a wiseco. Just my experience, that's all.

Added reply in a thread Drilling Wiseco - mistake 9/29/2014 10:30 PM

If you are worried about it, fill it with J B Weld, and make sure it does not stick out in contact with the bore, it will be fine.

Added reply in a thread Need help! Got a ticket for riding in the hills. What do I do? 9/28/2014 11:29 PM

In my opinion, you need to see if the land is marked properly. If all it said was " no trespassing', then I would photo the sign, and the entry point. Then when you go to the court (the Judge), I would state that you trespassed onto "private " land, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Why are 2 stroke motors not rubber mounted? 9/24/2014 11:25 PM

I changed the top clamp on my RM125 to install rubber clamps, not that it really needed it, and now it feels like an electric motor, it's so smooth. I also did this to my 87 CR500 when I put 46mm USD KYB's on it. Man did it need it, my hands were numb ... more »

Added reply in a thread Half the topics on the front page are 2 stroke related. 9/21/2014 10:59 PM

The fun factor was why I bought a 03 RM125 that was loaded with all the Pro Circuit goodies, blown up in a box, for $500. I rebuilt it bottom to top, including all new plastic, seat, fatbars, even FC suspension for my weight. I still have less that 2K

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Added reply in a thread 1975, how serious were you? 9/19/2014 11:54 PM

In late 1975, I bought my first "new" bike, the RM125M. The local dealer, in Downey, So. Cal., had a couple of demos that were used for magazine tests. It was such a huge improvement over the DT-3 I was riding as well as a TM250 and Kawasaki 238 Green

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Added reply in a thread Eric Gorr reviews? 9/14/2014 9:50 PM

#991, I also have an RM125, an 03, and I'm considering the Gore 144. What porting, head mod did you do? I love my RM's over rev, but it's power is weak in the low to mid. I'm hoping for thicker power, then the bike would be perfect. Your opinions? Thanks ... more »

Added reply in a thread First Official Race Today @ WW MX Park Jacksonville Florida 8/31/2014 11:24 PM

Harry, an F-18 is a supersonic aircraft, there is no known drone / UCAV that is supersonic, all subsonic. Even the new XB-47A. The only drone that was supersonic was launched off of the SR-71 and later, B-52, I believe it's the D-12. A clean F-18 is

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Added reply in a thread Remember when Pros 8/24/2014 10:27 PM

Been there, done that^^ I grew up in Lakewood. After Saddleback and the Dunes went down, Irwindale, OCIR,DeAnza, etc.I feel the same as you.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR500 updates 8/24/2014 9:54 PM

The difference between the older bearing and the newer one is 0.080. Just enough to be a pain in the ass. I guess I'll ride the older modified wheel and watch for any cracks. If so, I'll get a later model wheel for it. I'm only out $10.00 for the bearings ... more »

Added reply in a thread Now what! 8/23/2014 10:15 PM

Local racing starts in Florida end of Sept, and continues until the end of

Lot's of riding to do... more »

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR500 updates 8/20/2014 11:16 PM

I'll measure the two and find the difference. It seemed to be a fair amount of material, but I don't think it will be a strength problem. The brake side spacer needed about 1/4" or so. The other side was totally a one off since the newer wheel / fork ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR500 updates 8/19/2014 9:08 PM

I finished the wheel install, and got the brake caliper to work without changing anything. It was a matter of centering the wheel and moving it so the caliper would line up close enough. I had to make custome spacers and such. The bearing seals on the

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Added reply in a thread 1986 CR500 updates 8/16/2014 9:45 PM

Well, the bearings came in and it's a FAIL. The bearings for the 95-07 is larger OD as well as for the ID. I've machined out the hub on the disk side, installed the bearing, and using the OEM spacer, the caliper won't line up. So somethings different ... more »