Added reply in a thread Chinese keihin carbs 3/20/2019 6:06 PM

I need a new carb for my 87 rm125 project...50.00 for a new carb is pretty tempting

Started new thread Chinese keihin carbs 3/20/2019 5:30 PM

Anyone try one of these? Do they actually work?

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Added reply in a thread Anyone on here work at a Suzuki dealership? 3/20/2019 5:26 PM

You are correct on all points... thank you

Added reply in a thread Anyone on here work at a Suzuki dealership? 3/20/2019 2:59 PM

I decided to have Ken Oconner sleeve the original cylinder...he does very good work. But everything I cross referenced showed 87-88 cylinders to be interchangeable ...I tried to order an 88 cylinder from Suzuki but came back NLA...thanks for your input... ... more »

Added reply in a thread RC on Musquin 3/20/2019 6:00 AM

Like RC did with Lusk....

Added reply in a thread 2003 rm 250 case question 3/19/2019 5:52 PM

Yes, that can be welded then ground down & finished sanded like it was never there...the key is to use a welder experienced with motorcycle cases...proper cleaning of the case is critical for quality weld.

Added reply in a thread 94 rm125 project bike 3/19/2019 2:12 AM

Pick up a service manual, usually can get them off eBay for 5.00$...first thing I do when I get a build going... comes in handy..clutch basket tangs look good... pull kicker assy apart, maybe is not assembled correctly, kicker gears should have dots ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2019 Ktm 125 clutch slipping? 3/18/2019 10:21 AM

Take a look at the clutch plates takes 10 minutes...if they smell burnt and/ or metals are bluing, through new clutch pack in...just seen you only have 5hrs on the bike, assume it’s new, I would still pull outer clutch cover off & inspect clutch ... more »

Added reply in a thread Rebuilding The 1987 CR125 3/17/2019 4:02 PM

This gas tank is heavily sun faded.. I scraped an area with a razor blade, if your careful, it saves a lot of sanding time

Added reply in a thread Rebuilding The 1987 CR125 3/17/2019 3:56 PM

Sometimes I cheat with a razor blade on really bad gouges, just make sure it’s a new blade & go in one direction, same as sanding

Added reply in a thread Rebuilding The 1987 CR125 3/17/2019 3:55 PM

Drop down a few grades to courser sandpaper, on the gouge only, . 220-320, us a block on the gouge...I”m doing an RM tank in stages, 220,320,400,600,800,1000 etc... I spend about 20-30 mins on each grade, use soapy water also. When done it will pretty ... more »

Added reply in a thread Get back into it, then get out, then back in, anyone else this much of a mentalcase? 3/16/2019 2:55 PM

The only time I’m out of it, is when I”m hurt from being in it......to me it’s like going to the gym.....it can be frustrating when your riding area options are limited, I bet there are some guys around you that feel the same way, form a group or club ... more »

Added reply in a thread 94 rm125 project bike 3/15/2019 4:58 PM

Bar patrons? Aren’t you a writer?

Added reply in a thread RacerX 3/14/2019 2:47 PM

I like reading some articles in racer x over the years, especially Eric Johnson”s work, but what exactly has racer x “ done for the sport”

Added reply in a thread Vintage at Daytona 3/14/2019 2:39 PM

Excellent photos

Added reply in a thread Is This The Best Pit Board Message Ever? 3/14/2019 7:54 AM

Winner

Added reply in a thread Mike WIlliamson gone from Kawasaki? 3/14/2019 7:52 AM

Classic corporate turnover....anyone that has ever survived in a corporate environment knows this happens everyday....looks like he had a good run...I worked for a cut throat Insurance company for 20 years...the petty shit people pull is beyond reproach... ... more »

Added a comment to mweller572's bike check 3/14/2019 6:36 AM

Very well done

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Added reply in a thread My Rider For Tomorrow‘s Daytona Vintage Race Arrived Today 3/12/2019 2:52 PM

Does someone actually have one of Tichnor”s old race bikes?

Added reply in a thread Sand pits in ct/ny 3/11/2019 6:11 PM

We used to have a bunch of beat up sand tracks around where I Lived north of Albany Ny...we were trespassing but if you used your head nobody bothered you. they are all gone now....we were very Protective of our local riding spots...almost Like surfers ... more »