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Added reply in a thread No Translation Required 10/24/2014 6:20 PM

Some things transcend a language barrier, that was powerful, and haunting. Not going to lie, that choked me up.

Added reply in a thread Grenaded 2013 KTM 150 10/24/2014 12:49 PM

I would see what, if anything, can be salvaged from the motor. Crank, clutch, cyl, etc. Price out new stuff from the cheapest US dealer you can find, and go from there. It will be expensive, but not 4G. Would help if you knew someone who could do this ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bet this was a wild ride!!! 10/24/2014 11:42 AM

You're welcome. Lol

Added reply in a thread Bet this was a wild ride!!! 10/24/2014 11:38 AM

Interesting Aj, because I rode my homeys 09 Kaw 250, and I loved it too, for the same reasons. I'm 6'6" and 260 lbs in gear, that bike had excellent ergos, and actually didn't mind the motor. Excellent platform for an AF conversion.

Added reply in a thread Interesting article on the CRF's 10/24/2014 10:58 AM

"We could do everything; nothing is impossible if the customer demands it." Lol

Added reply in a thread What's up with MXA? 10/24/2014 10:54 AM

As far as bike tests go, I still like what MXA writes. Only mag I buy, and I usually only buy when bike test season is on. Like reading their reviews on bikes I never have any intention of buying. Obviously their style irritates some people, but I believe ... more »

Added reply in a thread What if the Joker Lane was a shortcut? 10/24/2014 10:43 AM

Not if there was a machine gun nest, full of guys told to let loose if anyone went through in the first five laps. Of course, that rule would have to be enforced on the crew manning the weapons. Is the AMA capable of enforcing ANY rules? I see flaws ... more »

Added reply in a thread Worn brake pedal pivot rod. R&R? 10/24/2014 10:38 AM

You're talking about a Zip cut wheel for a grinder, correct? Not a Dremel high speed hand tool.

Added reply in a thread the importance to respect 10/24/2014 9:28 AM

"You let me handle all the Confucious bullshit around here, and stick to making subpar quality bolts. Asshole."

Added reply in a thread Thank you! Please help!urgent question for Ti-fasteners 10/24/2014 9:19 AM

I think Mettec is a name I've seen mentioned around here.

Added reply in a thread Thank you! Please help!urgent question for Ti-fasteners 10/24/2014 8:52 AM

^ Lol Really?

Added reply in a thread Worn brake pedal pivot rod. R&R? 10/24/2014 8:47 AM

Not that big of a job, really. If it was me, I'd zip cut the old one off, drill the frame, and plug weld the new one in, from the backside. You need to have a shoulder cut into the new standoff, and drill the hole smaller then the size of the actual ... more »

Added reply in a thread Thank you! Please help!urgent question for Ti-fasteners 10/24/2014 8:21 AM

So, you came onto a site on the internet, that is focused on motocross, but you couldn't use the internet to look directly for those people that you are searching for? Do they not have Google in Taiwan? I sure as hell hope you aren't the head of marketing ... more »

Added reply in a thread "We need more guns to make us safer"? 10/24/2014 8:08 AM

Just Fucking Stupid No more need be said.

Added reply in a thread I have an obsession with before and afters Rebuilds post yours. 10/23/2014 6:46 PM

That looks good Brad, thinking back, they were all red. Your scheme is an improvement.

Added reply in a thread Price Question on this CR250 10/23/2014 6:42 PM

Look at Kijiji in Alberta, and the prices they're asking for bikes up here. Fucking ridiculous what people think used bikes are worth, they've lost their minds.

Added reply in a thread Bet this was a wild ride!!! 10/23/2014 6:28 PM

That does look good.

Added reply in a thread Bet this was a wild ride!!! 10/23/2014 6:11 PM

Aj, if I was doing it again, that's what I would do. Paul Stoffers actually wanted me to get an 08 450 Honda frame, because those are the best ones to do. Easy to take the old rails out, and fab new ones. I decided not to spend the extra coin going that ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bet this was a wild ride!!! 10/23/2014 5:47 PM

It broke at the spars, because the lower frame failed. Thinking maybe it was movement at the front mounts, the frame weakened, and bang. On an iPhone, I really had to expand the pic, to as it was a 250, with a rear headstay.

Added reply in a thread Bet this was a wild ride!!! 10/23/2014 5:32 PM

AJ, you might be right, that's been around a while. Most guys don't seem to have an issue with heat treating, including my MPS fiasco. Thinking about it more now, did the guy use an MPS style headstay? Round dowel from spar to spar, with two ears welded ... more »