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Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 88
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Posted By BWSwamper
Sprockets

If you are using the BW rear hub, could you use DMO Specialties' sprocket adapter and then use any of the TRX series sprockets? I didn't see a picture of the drive side.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,462
Posted By BWSwamper
Tires

Those tires seem to have a pretty rounded profile. Could you post a couple of dead on shots to demonstrate? Always looking for new BW tire options.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
BW500 off to Cambodia

Cambodia. Inquiring minds want to know more planned trip details.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
BW500 forks

Did the original axle match up to the big wheel hub, or was that modified.

I can't wait for the test ride report. That thing is gonna make a wicked rooster tail.

I think that reciprocal of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Bw500

Clearly, this BW500 project gets the build of the year award! If you get time, can you give us a build summary. I looked back through the posts, but am having trouble putting it all together. Did you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 07:34 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Tab on rear of frame...

And dune riders often drill a hole in the fender just above the tab and use it to mount a dune riding safety flag pole.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
BW350 Starter Components

The BW350 is starting to develop a starter "clunk" when first engaging. Before tearing into it, some research on available parts revealed that some of the key internal parts are not available.

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:37 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
BW200 Exhaust Baffle/Spark Arrestor

The BW exhaust baffle is still available from Yamaha. Partshark has is for $78. I had a 200 with an exhaust which appeared to be intact from the outside, but was very loud. It was a struggle to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:00 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Chinese Big Wheel Motorcycle Prototype

Only a matter of time until they begin exporting to the US.

Note the video toward the bottom of the page. Apparently, this model of big wheel has a slightly higher female attractant factor...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:36 PM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
XT550 Tank?

Maybe?

http://i1354.photobucket.com/albums/q697/BWSwamper/XT550_zps25f6ae8d.jpg (http://s1354.photobucket.com/user/BWSwamper/media/XT550_zps25f6ae8d.jpg.html)

Partshark has the CDI for $275....
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 08:58 PM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Bw350...

You can get a CDI for the 350, and a stock tank from the dealer still, and there are some seats floating about, and DC plastics has reproductions of all the missing panels. The going rate for these...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
88 Yamaha 350 Big Wheel (Las Cruces)

Does anybody recognize the tank on that thing? Might be an option.

Maybe a Clarke TT tank?
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
XT250 engine...

Different motor entirely, isn't it? Go with an XT225 or TTR230 instead. They are both bolt-ins to an electric start frame.

And, if you really want the 250, there are big bore kits for the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 07:42 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
cappt's project

What exactly is that Honda that you are basing your bike on? Did the swingarm just bolt on?

If you check on E-bay, there are some basic 300 mm shocks that are likely as good as the 30 year...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By BWSwamper
Replacing Steering Bearings

When replacing the loose ball bearings with the All Balls type steering head bearings, are there any actual torque guidelines?

The OEM manual's torque settings seem far too tight for the modern...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 04:27 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Revloc TW200 Auto Clutch in BW200?

Revloc makes an auto clutch to fit a TW200. I'm trying to determine whether that kit should work in a BW200. The parts diagrams show a different length countershaft, but the rest looks pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By BWSwamper
BW225 - Cylinder Swap Details?

DMOBill,

Are the YTM225/YFM225 cylinders a straight bolt-on for the BW200? I've read somewhere that the XT225 cylinders require the BW200 cases to be opened up a bit, but these are a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By BWSwamper
Info about BW350 Cylinder and Head kit on Ebay?

Does anyone have any information on the BW350 kit on Ebay from Advanatage Parts? Any information on Advantage Parts? I wonder if they are the Ebay presence of the dealer supplier by the same name....
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
DOT Approved BW Tires

Alas, there is only a very limited selection of DOT approved tires for the BWs. Several of the available options are very square in profile. My search thus far suggests the best option overall is the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Heads up on Likely Fraudulent CL Listing for BW350

Just wanted to alert all to a suspicious listing for a BW350 in the Detroit area. The details are not know, but the asking price is $900.

The problem is that the seller claims to be the original...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:32 PM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Here is another KDX200 Big Wheel

This one's not as pretty as the other.

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
SixPepper CDI Project

How is your search for a 200ES CDI replacement going?
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By BWSwamper
BW200 Muffler Insert

Last time I checked, the actual baffle insert for the BW200 is still available. I think it is just as likely that the thing just rusted out. I had one that was completely gone and very loud. When...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:52 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Chinese carbs on Ebay

The "Mikuni" carbs on Ebay have been used with decent success on 200s by various members. Direct experience suggest the air filter side boot can be a bit difficult because of different diameter....
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
Zimflux valves

Were you not getting any ticking before the adjustment? Most of these I have heard are a little on the sewing machine side anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:10 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
Hey wait a second, that's the same...

...KDX Big Wheel from back on page 105 on this forum. At that time it was listed for $2,500 on Ebay.


That bike is using a Tecate triple clamp (41 mm) and XR250R forks (41 mm). Hmmm, any...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:34 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Nice KDX200 Big Wheel on the list...

http://newyork.craigslist.org/wch/mcy/4670085919.html
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
Ignitech

I sent them the electrical schematic for the 200ES, but they wanted photos of the wiring on the bike as well...which I haven't got around to doing. I think they can probably do it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By BWSwamper
Forward Mounted Forks

If the rear shock is a good bit longer than the stock one, the PO might have been trying to recapture the original steering geometry. There's a pic on this page of such a setup. That one had a 15...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:25 PM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Hozzer's BW350

Hozzer,

I'm sure you know that isn't the stock front end. Someone has already spent some time juicing that bike up, so my 2 cents is you should try to bring her back to life or sell her intact...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 07:07 PM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Rave reviews of "Big Wheel on a Big Wheel"

The New York Times art critic J. Hogeford Smitheson writes..

"Mr. Bigwheel's latest composition is awe inspiring. The subtle overlay of commentary on American culture on the nerve tingling...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 07:11 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Caberg MODULAR dual sport helmet

Behold a true modular dual sport helmet in BW matching colors...

http://www.burnoutitaly.com/caberg-tourmax-sonic-helmet
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,423
Posted By BWSwamper
Caberg has a true modular dual sport with peak.

Here's what I'm talking about...

http://www.burnoutitaly.com/caberg-tourmax-helmet?gclid=Cj0KEQjw06GfBRCR9tDI4t6n5_MBEiQAFo6kuOn3Ge52hDgdZS04qQ2nA6_HNLvhQqcz9CudxfsiBJkaAo9_8P8HAQ
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:19 PM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
BW350 sold for over $8K on Fleabay?

If Ebay is accurately reporting the transaction, a BW350 just sold for over $8,000. Sure it was nice, but...DANG.

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 11:25 AM
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Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Grand Name for Electric Mini-Big Wheel

Solar powered mini big wheel. Check out video lower on the linked page.

http://odditymall.com/daymak-s-the-beast-a-solar-powered-mini-bike
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
AT489 rear?

Have you considered the 24x11-10 AT489 using the DMO adapter?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
AT489 on front...

I have one on my BW200. The 25x8-12 isn't as wide as many other tires called 25x8-12. However, the tread works pretty well on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Forks...

Redman66,

The Tri-z triple is a bolt on to the BW frame, but has a greater rake. The rake is more extreme with the 86 Tri-Z triple and forks than the 85.

The BW triples can be bored out to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Tw200

Lads,

The BW200 uses a jackshaft setup whereas the TW200 uses a longer countershaft setup. That means the XT225 and TTR225 engines are direct bolt-ins, but the TW200 would need a bit of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 598,394
Posted By BWSwamper
Tires...

Don't forget that if you use the DMO wheel adapter you could pick any 10 or 12 inch tire as well. The other very popular tire is the Duro 243. Best to stick to tires with a pretty round profile. The...
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