Added reply in a thread Blocked Pilot Jet 4/17/2019 11:42 AM

Maicos are on Putoline and the Husky125 is on Maxima 927 Yes they can sit for weeks without getting used Running super unleaded which is 97 octane compared to the normal unleaded at 95 Tried adding octane booster to the 97 fuel but the spark plug or ... more »

Started new thread Blocked Pilot Jet 4/17/2019 10:18 AM

Never had a problem with them blocking up until the last couple of years It is now every time I go to start bikes they are blocked It is not dirt more like a film of oil Drain petrol at the end of the day out of bikes What is causing this ?Managed to ... more »

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Added reply in a thread IOM - Isle of Man 4/9/2019 1:18 PM

Better start saving up if you are taking a motorhome over it is the most expensive sea crossing in the world You will need to book the ferry well in advance around a year if you are wanting to get off the Island less than 4 days after it finishes Buy ... more »

Added reply in a thread Scalvini Factory Silencer? 4/4/2019 1:56 PM

That is a lovely looking bike!

Added reply in a thread Fork Seal Maintenance 4/4/2019 1:46 PM

Spray them with silicone spray every time after a days use Mine last for years

Added reply in a thread Maico Comeback? 4/1/2019 3:40 PM

Flood the carb then get the overflow hose and blow the fuel in to the engine Put in gear and rock bike back and forwards a couple of times back in to neutral and get piston just under tdc let kickstarter return so you are getting a full kick at it and ... more »

Added reply in a thread HELP!!!!!!Ktm sticking throttle 3/22/2019 4:26 PM

First time ever seen a bike with a stuck throttle was 40 year a go A ktm 400 it would have had a Bing carb on it First ktm I ever bought had the same problem and so had another rider I knew on his 250 I had the 125 Deloto carb fitted to them Last ktm ... more »

Added reply in a thread HELP!!!!!!Ktm sticking throttle 3/22/2019 3:17 PM

Would forget about racing on Sunday Would take bike to the race and plead with a rider that has a pre 2017 125 Ktm to give you a loan of his carb to put on your bike and start it up and see what happens I take it has the correct slide and needle in carb ... more »

Added reply in a thread Three winners on the same brand? 3/17/2019 3:33 AM

On the subject of steel frames Ktm has a weight advantage over the others How much lighter is there frame on the production bikes compared to the alloy frames of the Japs ?

Added reply in a thread HELP!!!!!!Ktm sticking throttle 3/12/2019 9:39 AM

As far as I am concerned it has nothing to do with the cable Could never get it sorted out Out of a matter of interest what year was your friends 250 sx when it happened ?

Added reply in a thread Maico question 3/4/2019 10:52 AM

There is a 1973 Maico for sale on ebay in Britain with a 490 top end on it Not sure how someone managed to get it to fit

Added reply in a thread Buyers remorse? 2/25/2019 12:31 PM

Son bought a 2011 cr125 and some of the best days I have had on a bike were when I was riding it Suspension is bad when stock but once revalved it is really good Back on track I hated my 1983 yz 490 Stuck with it for 6 month and managed to swap it for ... more »

Added reply in a thread Maico question 2/22/2019 2:11 PM

I never knew that MO used the single shock frame on the S1 models I thought that they came with new frames Would be no advantage in performance compared to the 1981 frame The reason that they were probably used would be that they would be easy to get ... more »

Added reply in a thread Suspension Help - Scotland , UK 2/12/2019 3:05 PM

Scott Gardiner at Planet Suspension near Linlithgow is your nearest His dad owns the practice track at Doune and Scott is at the track sometimes so hopefully he can give you more help at the track after watching you ride the track to get you set up Son ... more »

Added reply in a thread Any Skilled Tradesmen here I can ask some questions? 2/9/2019 8:31 AM

Have heard the saying of "You never get to meet a old welder"

Added reply in a thread 2007 cr250 2/2/2019 8:23 AM

A brand new one for sale in Scotland with no price You have to make him a large offer if you want him to part with it Would have no idea what to offer him for it

Added reply in a thread 2007 cr250 1/31/2019 8:02 AM

That is a very good price you got it for There is 1 for sale on ebay from Northern Ireland with 3 hours use from new and he is wanting £6500 for it

Added reply in a thread 250cc Maico Mikuni carb 1/28/2019 3:33 PM

40 minutes after my last post yesterday I was in the kitchen sink cupboard looking for something when I noticed a Bing carb away at the back of it Was surprized to say the least Thought it must have came off a 490 as it did not have a choke on it Put ... more »

Added reply in a thread 250cc Maico Mikuni carb 1/27/2019 5:34 AM

Thanks for the replies Bought a 250cc engine and it came with a brand new 38mm Mikuni Tried it on the bike and it was ok on the first 1/8th of the throttle then it was drowning with fuel with the 380 main jet it came with Was recommended that I try a ... more »

Started new thread 250cc Maico Mikuni carb 1/26/2019 5:23 AM

What is the best Mikuni carb to run in a 1981 250cc Maico 36mm or 38 mm ?

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