Added reply in a thread What happened to Klotz? 6/25/2021 7:40 PM VP also makes drag track prep called VP Lane Choice.

Added reply in a thread Steering bearings. - balls, not tapered 6/25/2021 5:50 PM

My comment, famous last words of many a mechanic right after totally blowing apart some expensive, important parts - "Buuuuttt... I used a torque wrench and followed what the manual says !?!?!?!?!"

Added reply in a thread Switching fuels to VPR -storage? 6/25/2021 5:16 PM

What about light? Doesn't exposure to light or UV also break down some of the compounds so storing in an opaque container helps slow this?

Added reply in a thread Ethanol causing Jet-Skis to explode? 6/24/2021 3:44 PM
Added reply in a thread 50:1 to 40:1? 6/24/2021 1:54 PM

There is a site dedicated specifically to mix ratios for the KTM85. You should check it out.

Added reply in a thread Can fit 3 bikes in pickup bed --- need to add 1 more bike --- suggested options? 6/23/2021 9:02 AM

Hit this guy up with $500 cash. That way you guys will have the whole bed of the truck open for gas cans, gear bags, etc.

Added reply in a thread Broken shock spring? 6/22/2021 2:05 PM

Did you decide on doing the bladder conversion kit? I ask because. to me, if I am already in there going through the trouble of spinning off the stock reservoir and I am going to spin off the body, I am putting that sweet Kreft one on there!! I ain't ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2022 YZ’s 6/21/2021 12:48 PM

I don't see the appeal at all. The current 2-stroke chassis/body is much preferable to that abomination. People just want change for the sake of change sometimes.

Added reply in a thread Kreft Moto Plush Tank 6/21/2021 12:37 PM

The thing with the Kreft tank, though, is it has a switch to enable or disable it. So you can theoretically have the best of both worlds. Set your forks up for MX, then open the switch to get the plushness when you want to go off road. Seems pretty cool. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Fuel Mix Conversion Question 6/20/2021 4:28 PM

The NRJC is the same diameter as the NRKC but the clip grooves are cut 1/2 clip position leaner. Yes, the jetting chart shows use of the NRJC as temps get cooler, but it also shows going to clip-4 and using a bigger main jet. The net result is richer.

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Added reply in a thread Fuel Mix Conversion Question 6/20/2021 9:33 AM

The lucas likely has a lower flash point so it is burning more cleanly/completely so you don't get the spooge out the back. Do you have the spare jet kit that came with the bike? Replace the stock NRKC needle with the NRJC from the spares and put the ... more »

Added reply in a thread Fuel Mix Conversion Question 6/20/2021 9:11 AM

What year bike? What fuel and oil are you using? Is the jetting currently stock?

Added reply in a thread Valve check Husky FX350 6/19/2021 5:47 PM

Added reply in a thread Alpinestars tech 10 wearing through after short period. 6/18/2021 9:12 PM

Yuppp... AStars for comfort and style(?) over durability and protection. Good marketing for that Alpinestars "Style" right here.

Added reply in a thread '03 Budds 125; Stewart Last To First 6/18/2021 10:31 AM

I was there. A special moto memory to be able to witness that. To add to the greatness of this, remember this was his first National of the season. He missed the first 4 rounds after demolishing himself in that nasty crash at the Vegas SX finale only ... more »

Added reply in a thread Husqvarna TC/FC 21/22 Owner Reviews 6/18/2021 9:34 AM

I have a 20 and a 21 Husky. So I compare them back to back regularly. I like the short suspension, and the 21/22 stuff just works a little better. The 21/22 2-strokes are really nice. Big part of why I like the shorter suspension is I have really short ... more »

Added reply in a thread Switching fuels to VPR -storage? 6/18/2021 9:30 AM

Another thing to consider when not draining some of these fuels is where you store your bike. I am pretty headache prone from strong chemical smells. If I leave some of these fuels in a bike and it's in my garage it will stink the whole house out. I ... more »

Added reply in a thread Valve check Husky FX350 6/18/2021 9:23 AM

Your bike should have the crank TDC locating bolt on the lower right side of the cases, under the water pump. It has a thick washer on it. When the washer is removed and the crank is truly at TDC, the bolt will go deep enough in the hole to engage a ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Stripped threads in engine case 6/15/2021 5:06 PM

Pics would help. Most case bolt thread holes have very little metal around them, not enough to be able to drill/tap/insert. In that case, best bet might be to weld/drill/tap. In either case, you're taking everything back apart.