murph783's Forum Activity

New thread How long to run handlebars? 1/17/2022 7:55 AM

Here’s a fun i’m bored in the off-season question. What’s the general consensus on how long to run a set of bars before you worry about stress fractures? I’ve got a set of pro taper evos that I’ve swapped between bikes since god I dunno…2012? Still straight, ... more »

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New thread YZ450 case saver 1/2/2022 6:15 AM

Anyone just running the stock aluminum shark fin with shorter bolts? I’ve never been a fan of that plastic guard that sits there collecting mud

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New thread YZF heat shield 6/28/2021 8:21 AM

I saw that yoshimura makes one for their system, but of course I decided to go FMF on my ‘20 YZ450, I don’t think they sell the ones star uses, do they? Or a universal one so I can cut that bottom half of the plate off?

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New thread Switching fuels to VPR -storage? 6/16/2021 9:16 AM

So I’m gonna give VPR a shot in my 2020 YZ450, it says clearly on it do not store in vehicle, drain carb after use. I remember having to do that back in the day with U4 in carb bikes, but what’s the deal with newer stuff? The dealer said he just leaves ... more »

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New thread Motosport 3/22/2021 11:59 AM

Always been my go to site, and I think I’m gonna bite the bullet and spring for some new gear this year. That retro thor stuff looks rad. Anyone got a discount code? I’m sure pulp has one but for the life of me I can’t remember it.

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New thread WTB: YZ250/450 New England (CT/MA area) 3/19/2021 12:27 PM

Looking for a buddy of mine, looking to spend around 2K or less, so obviously doesn’t have to be mint. I know prices are high right now but figured I’d throw a feeler out for him. Lemme know whatcha got

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New thread 2009 YZ250 part out 8/15/2018 7:59 AM

Gonna part out my YZ 250, cases got split to repair a stripped out drain bolt and I just don’t have the time to put it back together. Shoot me a message or email at, let me know what you need. Everything is there minus a piston. ... more »

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New thread RM 125 mid range bog 8/12/2018 5:50 PM

Got a 2002 RM 125 that’s throwing me for a bit of a loop. Runs fine on bottom, seems okay on top, but 1/4-3/4 throttle it sputters and smokes when you rev it on the stand, and riding it, it won’t pull past there. What I’ve done: Rebuilt carb- stock jetting, ... more »

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New thread YZ250/YZ250F wheels 4/9/2018 4:34 AM

I’ve got a set of wheels off a 2009 YZ250 kicking around my shop collecting dust, and a 2014 YZ250F with a set of stock wheels that are looking more and more egg shaped every day. Anyone know what it would take to swap them out? Just a simple spacer ... more »

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New thread Best boots/shoes for the shop 3/1/2018 5:27 AM

Different kind of shop question here, but anyone that works in a shop/standing on concrete floors all day, what’s the best boot/steel toed shoe you’ve found? I’ve got a pretty bad lower back from years of racing and miscellaneous injuries, and being ... more »

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New thread Piston pin circlip size/install tool? 3/24/2017 1:39 PM

I'm looking at picking up one of the pit posse piston circlip install tools after years of doing the old scratch the hell out of the piston with a flat blade deal. Anyone have any experience with it? They also come in different sizes, anyone out there ... more »

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New thread Correct me if I'm wrong. 12/17/2015 6:02 PM

These don't look like any Dunlop I know

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New thread 14 YZ250F clamps on YZ250 2 stroke? 12/8/2015 8:07 AM

I just ordered a set of ride engineering 20mm clamps for my YZ250F, going to take off the stock 22mm ones and put them on, but now I'm wondering, could I bolt up the stock clamps to my YZ250 2 stroke? I'm not positive what year it is, factory replacement ... more »

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New thread Alpinestars tech 8 vs sidi crossfire 2 8/10/2014 7:38 AM

I know this has been asked to death, but I couldn't find a thread comparing these 2 boots in particular. I've run alpinestars tech 8's for the past year and a half or so and it's time to freshen up. Holes in the upper of the boot and not too much support ... more »

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New thread Carpal tunnel and mx 7/15/2014 7:54 AM

So I'm getting back into racing this year, and I've been having a problem with my hands going numb during my motos. Not bad during practice, because I can just pull off and shake it out, but not really having that option during a race makes it tough. ... more »

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New thread Front brakes overheating 4/15/2014 7:44 AM

I ride a 2009 YZ250 currently, but on every bike I've owned, I've had issues with front brakes overheating and fading. I've tried a few things to combat this, Braking oversized rotor, Steel braided brake line, some motul brake fluid with a very high ... more »

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