Added reply in a thread wide pegs on for a CR 2/19/2018 12:40 PM

I use DRC yz 5mm low

Added reply in a thread 86 Cartridge inside 83 cr480 forks 2/19/2018 3:38 AM

I have done several sets,89 internals in my 83 250, 89 in an 84 125, the bottoming cones need to be turned down to seat in the lower legs, as far as the spacer for the base valve bolt, just need to fab up a hat type washer, use both sets of copper washers ... more »

Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 2/18/2018 6:14 PM

Also had thine to work on the fuel tank and side panel, sanded and polished both, still working on finial figment of the tank, mounts are still about 10mm off. Tank sits so much lower, fuel valve to carb inlet are almost the same height.

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Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 2/18/2018 5:58 PM

Received cylinder head back from Eric Gorr, decompression valve and re shaped the squish to dome angle.

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Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 2/8/2018 12:53 PM

TT, I don't think so I was thinking it may have been an 86 short stroke with an 87 crankshaft, taking this enging apart, it was looking all original, never been disassembled. I did the squish clearances 1.4mm, pretty tight for a 500, Gorr is in the process ... more »

Added reply in a thread Crank Seals ‘83 CR 2/8/2018 6:01 AM

I press them just passed the chamfered ring, making sure it's on the line-bored surface

Added reply in a thread Unadilla Rewind 2018 Promoter Classes 2/7/2018 4:44 PM

We'll be there

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Added reply in a thread Unadilla Rewind 2018 Promoter Classes 2/7/2018 4:39 PM

We'll be there

Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 2/7/2018 4:35 PM

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Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 2/7/2018 4:33 PM

Finally got some time to fab up some mounts and weld up my right radiator to flow as the 500 does. Simple my system I can radially remove and change back to stock. Radiators are much lower as with the tank. Just need to trim the mt's paint, polish the

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Added reply in a thread Unadilla Rewind 2018 Promoter Classes 2/7/2018 4:23 PM

Sounds good except for the ABC class deal, I nice thing about vet MX was limited classes. Hate to see this go the route of modern MX 27 classes sit all day to run 4 laps then cut to 3 due to time.

Added a comment to NiekL's bike check 1/30/2018 9:24 AM
C138_botd203

very clean build

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Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/28/2018 2:25 PM

There pretty close, you would have to fit one up and modify as needed

Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/24/2018 12:35 PM

Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/24/2018 12:32 PM

https://p.vitalmx.com/photos/users/44115/setup_checks/49333/photos/14020/c138_79rm2.jpg?1441127789 I've done this before, I attached a link, this was a 79 RM250 I put a 125 tank on. We use to also put 125 tanks on the 84/85 RM250's this was a factory ... more »

Added a comment to vmx3's bike check 1/24/2018 12:15 PM
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Looking good

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Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/23/2018 5:41 PM

Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/23/2018 5:39 PM

Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/23/2018 5:38 PM

mounted up the 250 radiators and slid the tank into place, mounts ligned up nice, found some old shrouds not a bad alignment, will need to fabricate some radiator mt's but this may just work[ exhaust tucks in real nice. mg]https://p.vitalmx.com/photos/forums/2018/01/23/239811/s1200_IMG_2971.jpg[/img]

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Added reply in a thread Recent Purchase 87 CR500/CR250 tank install 1/23/2018 12:42 PM

Max, I guess it's that will I actually keep the 500, always been a 125/250 rider