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Added reply in a thread 05 rm250 powervalve question 4/22/2014 9:24 AM

i used a 90* steel hose fitting from the hardware store and tapped the hole to match it, use loctite 247 tape and call it a day. has to be a short nipple on the 90 degree fitting though so you can tighten it without hitting the aluminum PV housing

Added reply in a thread Best exhaust systems? 4/16/2014 10:23 AM

i would go for the setup as mentioned above(FMF mega bomb 41.RCT system) no real need for the Ti system unless youre pushing that bike to the limit and absolutely need the weight savings. next system i would recommend would be a DRD system.

Added reply in a thread Best exhaust systems? 4/16/2014 6:57 AM

what year 250 sxf? any other mods besides the pipe?

Added reply in a thread Update: Yz 125 oil plug cross thread 4/11/2014 7:04 AM

yeah i would just have someone weld up the hole, drill it on center and start fresh, there is plenty of case material for a time sert. ive done them on countless bikes you just have to buy the correct length inserts for your application, just match up ... more »

Added reply in a thread what would cause this? 4/11/2014 6:45 AM

and the header right in my face in front of the frame! newer honda 450

Added reply in a thread what would cause this? 4/11/2014 6:44 AM

frame looks like a newer honda, either something hit it from the outside and caused the crack, or its an internal problem, either way youre in for a full build and a new set of cases, i wouldnt even mess around with trying to reapir them.

Added reply in a thread JS7 crankcase hose 4/11/2014 6:40 AM

just one less thing to fiddle with when youre pulling the throttle body out after each race, . you should see how much the pro circuit kawi team changes the wiring harness to make for ease of teardown,

Added reply in a thread Whats your way of breaking in a new piston?...New piston, very low comp, wont kick start, low rpm rattle. Whats wrong? 4/9/2014 7:45 AM

i build two strokes wet and four strokes dry, heat cycle both gently once riding around just to get them hot enough to barely trickle some water out of the over flow, let it cool all the way off. second ride consists of high load riding(high gear, high ... more »

Added reply in a thread aftermarket crank 4/9/2014 7:20 AM

and i have seen new OEM cranks do the same things you claim the hotrods to have done, whichever you get needs to be trued right before you out it in the bike, that is what will make them last..

Added reply in a thread YZ250F rebuild advice, what does it need? 4/9/2014 7:07 AM

i would get OEM or DEL WEST valves, and get someone to put MOLDSTAR 90 seats in the head, much better heat transfer, valves and seats last longer.

Added reply in a thread Osteoarthritis and knee braces 4/3/2014 8:33 AM

i have OA braces with ACl and PCL support custom from CTi and while they help with lateral movement and therefore keep strain off of the condyles, there is no brace that will hold up to MX, your legs are going to take a beating and mine swell after every ... more »

Added reply in a thread sending the motor off 4/3/2014 8:08 AM

the GET ignition is a really cool deal for the kawis, so much adjustability, lots of downloadable pre set maps for baseline runs online. as for sending it off, i would recommend someone like ron hamp, C4MX, PROVEN MOTO or rocket for mods, my buddy kyle ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2014 CRF 450 - Hard clutch pull? 4/2/2014 1:55 PM

http://hinsonracing.com/product/actuator-kit-honda-crf450r-2009-2012/

Added reply in a thread 2014 CRF 450 - Hard clutch pull? 4/2/2014 11:00 AM

hinson sells a kit to re-route the cable like the 02-08 bikes, fixes all of the hard pull, short throw issues.

Added reply in a thread ODI V2 Emig Lock On grips - Any good? 4/1/2014 8:43 AM

it wont slip. they are great.

Added reply in a thread CP-Carrillo Platinum Series Engine Kits. Worth the money? 4/1/2014 8:25 AM

you wouldve been better off with some custom ground cams from web cams, over size valves, bigger coated buckets and shorteneed guides, but with that being said, the platinum kit is awesome, it only really shines when you have enough cam to let it work ... more »

Added reply in a thread 09 and up CRF Clutch Mod ?? 3/27/2014 1:49 PM

this is the ultimate upgrade, re routes it like the 03/08 bikes, eliminates the issue completely. http://hinsonracing.com/product/actuator-kit-honda-crf450r-2009-2012/

Added reply in a thread yz250 Rear shock Leaking Nitrogen 3/26/2014 12:38 PM

just get a full rebuild kit and have a professional put it together. this is the reason i stick with engines and just trade work with my suspension guy whenever i need work. let a professional handle it. saving a few bucks is not worth it on the most ... more »

Added reply in a thread suspension re-valve: Pro Circuit, Factory Connection, ENZO, or Race Tech? 3/7/2014 11:57 AM

i used factory connection a few years ago and after sending it back 3 times to make it stiffer every time, i asked for my money back. they threw stock honda valves and shims back in and i gave it to a local guy here in phoenix who understood how extreme ... more »

Added reply in a thread 04 CR250R Build [another one!] Complete! 3/7/2014 11:50 AM

what changes were made to the ports?