Added reply in a thread Muscle Recovery after Riding 11/20/2019 1:41 PM

If available, I get into a pool & do low intensity laps. Couple beers and some chips & salsa work good too....

Added reply in a thread CR125 1991 Jetting Queries 11/20/2019 1:33 PM

That setup is richer than stock, I would definitely start will the stock pilot jet...

Added reply in a thread Just in: New PURPLE shrouds for 95-97 CR's 11/19/2019 5:33 AM

Thank goodness for UFO, one of the first things I do when considering buying a bike to restore is check the UFO web site to make sure I can get all new plastic....Now if they would only make 92-97 CR250 radiator grilles....

Added reply in a thread Stupid silly ‘87 RM 125H rebuild 11/19/2019 5:02 AM

I did it a bunch of times w/out the crank installed to make sure everything was installed correctly, bench test the trans gears etc. . I can take some photos of my service manual later in the week, if you need. , I am out of town at the moment.

Added reply in a thread Stupid silly ‘87 RM 125H rebuild 11/18/2019 6:14 PM

It hooks on the left case, it makes assembly a little tricky , see the post just under the crank pocket at 7pm...I remember this because I was confused at first also. You have to load the left case half

Added reply in a thread What's your pressure wash & bike detail routine? 11/18/2019 2:00 PM

I”m totally anal over my vintage/evo bikes that I have built, full clean & detail after riding them. My modern bikes get the quick wash with garden hose, scrub brush, change filter, if seat gets wet, I remove & set it in the sun. Spray WD40 or ... more »

Added reply in a thread Larry Wards pro ama Noleen / Sizzler Yz250 11/17/2019 6:44 AM

Wonder what the numbers on the head are? Possible head volume? Tear that engine apart, let’s see more!

Added reply in a thread Larry Wards pro ama Noleen / Sizzler Yz250 11/17/2019 6:42 AM

At some point Yamaha did switch to the Keihin, not sure what year...maybe 96?

Added reply in a thread Photo of your RM125 - past and present 11/16/2019 3:07 PM

Here is my 87 I redid last winter ...with 88 seat cover & graphics to match big brother in the back

Added reply in a thread How would you feel if you bought this bike? *Important Update* 11/15/2019 6:07 AM

Don’t let this sour your passion for old bikes, Chalk it up to lesson learned. If I feel the need to make a sight unseen purchase I use PayPal goods & services, that will give you a higher level of protection. I say “out” the seller so other members ... more »

Added reply in a thread How would you feel if you bought this bike? *Important Update* 11/14/2019 6:26 PM

Always...always... look for a clean unmolested or low hr example and do the build yourself....sorry about your purchase, some people will do anything To make Buck...

Added reply in a thread Dented cradle tubes 11/12/2019 7:32 AM

If you are serious about riding the bike let me suggest this: strip to bare frame, sandblast & inspect frame for any cracks or stripped threads, now is the time to repair them. Then make a weld in skid plate, at that time you or your welder can fill

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Added reply in a thread Knee issues 11/11/2019 12:42 PM

I have had both knees repaired, Acl/ meniscus....all forms of cycling always make my knees feel better....

Added reply in a thread 1990 kx250 11/7/2019 5:13 PM

Cold & rainy northeast night.......installed new rear wheel bearings & dust seals.

Added reply in a thread 91 YZ250 walking dead purchase 11/7/2019 11:02 AM

Nice job! I been looking for a 92 to redo for a while now....a win is a win!

Added reply in a thread 6D helmets 11/6/2019 7:19 PM

Mine started out pretty snug, it has loosened up to fit very good.

Added reply in a thread 1990 kx250 11/6/2019 2:05 PM

Calipers were stained pretty good.....I leave the pins & pad retainers in so they get cleaned also.

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Added reply in a thread 1990 kx250 11/6/2019 2:02 PM

Front brake rotor had some pretty good rust in the center of disk, the soda did not touch the rust, so off it came & into the fine sand blast cabinet

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