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Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5,185
Views: 440,849
Posted By cedric
For anyone who enjoys watching the SX races on...

For anyone who enjoys watching the SX races on Shaw I noticed the other day that Shaw is dumping the Speed channel as of April 1st. Probably not much we can do at this point, but let them know you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,277
Posted By cedric
It will definitely do the road sections better...

It will definitely do the road sections better than the 200 2T, but I think it gives up something to a 200 in really tight technical trails. If the trails are flowy and faster it works great but it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,277
Posted By cedric
The carburetion issue really sounds like an...

The carburetion issue really sounds like an accelerator pump issue. Did you confirm that it squirts out fuel in a nice stream when you twist the throttle (carb off engine but with fuel in the bowl)?...
Forum: Canada 12-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By cedric
It seems you guys are missing the point here, the...

It seems you guys are missing the point here, the OP is not saying the new regulations are bad per se, but the fact that the BCORMA representative was booted from the committee is bad.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-04-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,363
Posted By cedric
I went through a similar process with my old...

I went through a similar process with my old Yamahammer, the seals are not as well designed as the oe parts, they are a universal fit deal. The lower seal needs to be installed under your bearing,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,084
Posted By cedric
My 1981 xt250 has a 17" rear rim with drum brake,...

My 1981 xt250 has a 17" rear rim with drum brake, most of the dual sport bikes from the early 80 did too I believe.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-03-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By cedric
Already pioneered for you here: ...

Already pioneered for you here:
http://haroldbawlzangya.com/project-kdx-rekluse-exp/
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By cedric
Maybe some ideas from this: ...

Maybe some ideas from this:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=732416
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By cedric
Many thanks Sir BigWheel! I think I'll wait a...

Many thanks Sir BigWheel! I think I'll wait a bit and see how it ends up for you before I buy a China carb.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By cedric
Thanks! The BW 350 and the XT250 engines are...

Thanks! The BW 350 and the XT250 engines are actually quite similar, so there is a reasonable chance it will work for me too.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By cedric
Do you suppose the counterfeit nature of this...

Do you suppose the counterfeit nature of this carb might be causing your problem? I don't have any real advice but I'm curious to hear how this turns out. My old XT250 also suffers from crappy...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By cedric
Early Monoshock Rebuild Tips

I have an early Monoshock from an IT250 that I would like to try to rebuild. I'm having a hard time finding any info on the Web, probably because the shock predates most computers.

Anybody know...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,730
Posted By cedric
I remember that year, so cool to go roost dirt...

I remember that year, so cool to go roost dirt in the middle of February. I sure miss riding at BarC, there's hope for that area yet!
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 28,416
Posted By cedric
Great report. Regarding the lost chair, you need...

Great report. Regarding the lost chair, you need to try the JOE motocross method of leaning against your front wheel.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By cedric
The All Balls chart will tell you what bearings...

The All Balls chart will tell you what bearings you need to go between your frame and donor front end but does not guarantee that it will all fit together. Make sure the donor stem is long enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,213
Views: 1,345,403
Posted By cedric
I'm trying to help a buddy source a replacement...

I'm trying to help a buddy source a replacement stock muffler, please pm me if you have one you would part with. Thanks.
Forum: Canada 09-24-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By cedric
If you're looking for good eats when you come...

If you're looking for good eats when you come back, go to the Lobster Pound and Moore in North Sydney. Delicious.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,956
Posted By cedric
Nice! I've been eyeing up the roads between...

Nice! I've been eyeing up the roads between Seymour Arm and Blue River, looking forward to you story and pics.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,480
Posted By cedric
In that case, maybe look at an SR250 Exciter...

In that case, maybe look at an SR250 Exciter engine. Can be had for cheap, e-start and can be easily built up to 310cc using Yamaha parts. I have one on my garage floor if you want some rough...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,480
Posted By cedric
I think you'll get into serious frame mods to...

I think you'll get into serious frame mods to mount a 4 stroke engine but a 2 stroke engine will just need motor mounts, intake and exhaust worked out. Having said that there is a guy around here...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,480
Posted By cedric
Have a look at Luke's WR200 build for some...

Have a look at Luke's WR200 build for some inspiration and details about using a Blaster engine
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By cedric
I don't believe you can do what you are thinking...

I don't believe you can do what you are thinking anyway (not easily), the KTM models stopped showing up on the RIV list after 2007.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 427,754
Posted By cedric
The NA models didn't have a tach, just a speedo...

The NA models didn't have a tach, just a speedo and some indicator lights.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 427,754
Posted By cedric
Do you have the model that is just like the...

Do you have the model that is just like the XT350? My 1981 XT250 does not have a tach and never did. You may have more luck posting in one of the XT350 threads.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By cedric
I had the same problem with my '81 XT. Went with...

I had the same problem with my '81 XT. Went with Intact via Dalton Timmins.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-26-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,882
Posted By cedric
Go read through Sailah's build threads, and have...

Go read through Sailah's build threads, and have a good hard think about what you are planning. Make sure you are ready to follow through and not just end up parting out what was once a good little...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 31,198
Posted By cedric
Been really enjoying watching your build. Keep...

Been really enjoying watching your build. Keep us posted when you get around to more progress. Riding season is finally here in the mountains.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By cedric
In case anyone else is still playing with these...

In case anyone else is still playing with these old relics, I found out that the TW200 footpegs that are ubiquitous on E-Bay will fit these bikes just fine, well as good as I would expect China pegs...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,823
Views: 596,270
Posted By cedric
Well thanks Bill, now I know they have an 8mm pin...

Well thanks Bill, now I know they have an 8mm pin which is what my XT250 has. I guess I'll just order them and see how it goes.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,823
Views: 596,270
Posted By cedric
Anybody know if these will fit the early '80s...

Anybody know if these will fit the early '80s XT250? Sure looks like they would. Otherwise maybe someone could post a few key dimensions for me of the mounting area? Like the height, width, depth...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 31,198
Posted By cedric
Cool build, thanks for posting it. Could you add...

Cool build, thanks for posting it. Could you add a rigid mounted upper chain roller, something along the lines of the old AMP link:
http://www.americandirtbike.com/406a2.gif

Just spitballing...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,606
Posted By cedric
Maggot's plan is a good suggestion, but I think...

Maggot's plan is a good suggestion, but I think he meant to say Pictou instead of Parrsboro (sp). You may want to check out dualsport.ca for some ideas and local intel, and also check out some of...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By cedric
No worries, I've found that information beyond...

No worries, I've found that information beyond the basics takes some time to dig up, so I'm happy to share what I've found with a fellow old XT owner. Another good one that I've done is Neo's mods...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By cedric
Congrats on the new bike. There is a factory...

Congrats on the new bike. There is a factory recommended mod that involves putting a roll pin the right side end of the crank to force more oil to the rockers/cam. Some bikes had a problem burning...
Forum: Canada 02-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By cedric
TD insurance is pretty good, but they won't touch...

TD insurance is pretty good, but they won't touch a vintage bike older than 30 years.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 58,447
Posted By cedric
Cool build, thanks for sharing this. Maybe I...

Cool build, thanks for sharing this. Maybe I missed it but what are your plans for the engine?
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,230
Posted By cedric
If this is for the bolt that goes into the rubber...

If this is for the bolt that goes into the rubber expander, I'd recommend you put a threaded insert into your protapers and use a shorter bolt, which seems much easier to find. Much stronger setup...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,705
Posted By cedric
Yep, see the older components now, was looking at...

Yep, see the older components now, was looking at a one inch pic on my phone at the time.

Neat bike, have fun with it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,705
Posted By cedric
Looks more like a 2004/05 unless it's had a...

Looks more like a 2004/05 unless it's had a bodywork and subframe swap done. Have fun.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-19-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 158,973
Posted By cedric
I've been enjoying this thread and hope one of...

I've been enjoying this thread and hope one of you 465 gurus can help me out. I'm hoping to put an aluminum swingarm on my 1980 XT 250 in the future to replace the stock steel one and hopefully...
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