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Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By sloth!
I have had excellent luck with synth atf in my...

I have had excellent luck with synth atf in my forks. I only use aftermarket seals now, especially the ones with the extra lip and I rarely have to do a seal replacement on my dirtbikes anymore.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By sloth!
if it was the 22re I would just talk him through...

if it was the 22re I would just talk him through it over the phone.:rofl

the 3.0 is a little more difficult though and not usually a good projecct for a mech newbie like him.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By sloth!
good mechanic in Portland?

My buddy has what sounds like a bad head gasket on his 3.0 powered toyota 4runner, which is common for that motor. He is a pussy and wont drive it down here for me to swap it for him. Any...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By sloth!
have you checked the flow yet? I was there last...

have you checked the flow yet? I was there last weekend and the water was over my 36" tire on my rockcrawler and it was flowing about 300. Buddy had a truck flooded out and blown motor due to water...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By sloth!
I am in modesto tonight and will be in sonora...

I am in modesto tonight and will be in sonora tomorrow afternoon. let me know if i can help. I do have a trailer if he needs a haul.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 67,453
Posted By sloth!
if you are thinking about going up 108, take the...

if you are thinking about going up 108, take the beardsly turn off and there are miles of dirt roads behind the lake that are open. Cross the dam and wind up the other side and you will be riding for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 67,453
Posted By sloth!
most of the tweekers in tuolumne county wont mess...

most of the tweekers in tuolumne county wont mess with you if are not alone, even then it is rare. It is much more likely to have them steal your bike while you are taking a piss.

There are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,139
Posted By sloth!
nice pic. which trail was this at crandall?

nice pic. which trail was this at crandall?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,139
Posted By sloth!
just keep going past fraser flat, the road turns...

just keep going past fraser flat, the road turns into 4N01. you can follow it all the way to Italian Bar and then take that into the backside of twain harte or columbia. After you pass fraser flat...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,139
Posted By sloth!
on that far shore is one of the trails that links...

on that far shore is one of the trails that links crandall to deer creek. that specific trail might be shut down right now to allow regrowth, but we used to be able to ride up from deer creek off of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,139
Posted By sloth!
I am up in tuolumne and if you want to tag along...

I am up in tuolumne and if you want to tag along some time you are welcome. I am still recovering from a broken arm so it is usually dirt road only rides, I let my son ride his dirtbikebike and i...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,132
Posted By sloth!
yes, i have received a ticket for not having the...

yes, i have received a ticket for not having the equipment for being street legal on a plated bike in a ohv area. That is why we now dual reg when possible, then you can ride to the ohv area and pull...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16,322
Views: 1,339,141
Posted By sloth!
so did you pack that oily dirt back out with you?...

so did you pack that oily dirt back out with you? I carry some of those oil absorption pads with me, just like the wheelers do, for situations like yours. A couple of freezer size ziplocs to carry...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By sloth!
excellent. that confirms what i had heard about...

excellent. that confirms what i had heard about ktms. thanks for the help.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By sloth!
Ca street legal dirtbikes

I am looking at picking up a 05 ktm 450exc that has been plated. Thru searching i have found that people are saying that the KTMs didn't get a Ca emissions sticker till 07. Is this correct?

The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By sloth!
excellent info, exactly what i was looking for....

excellent info, exactly what i was looking for. The only thing about prices is that CA makes it hard to plate a bike so they fetch a decent premium out here. if that wr wasnt plated it would be a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By sloth!
drz400sm or wr450f

I am interested in buying a plated bike but I need some opinions on which is best. I currently own a 01 wr250f and a ktm 300exc, so i am familiar with dirtbikes but am not sure which is the better...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-11-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,124
Posted By sloth!
Fire restrictions are in full effect in all of...

Fire restrictions are in full effect in all of Stanislaus NF. You got lucky that FS didnt hand you a nice $5k ticket. For future refrence check http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/stanislaus/index.shtml before...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,630
Posted By sloth!
we used to do that every year in our crawlers, it...

we used to do that every year in our crawlers, it was called the nocibur run. YOu can check pirate out for info on it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By sloth!
my son's crf is sometimes is a bitch to start. ...

my son's crf is sometimes is a bitch to start.

cold: twist throttle twice, choke on, usually starts 2nd kick.

warm: no throttle, choke half way.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49,933
Views: 10,615,424
Posted By sloth!
SNF(Tuolumne county) is going thru the EIS now...

SNF(Tuolumne county) is going thru the EIS now and will possibly lose hundreds of miles of dirt roads, just like TNF and ENF. You can find the new proposed road closure map on the FS website for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49,933
Views: 10,615,424
Posted By sloth!
off of 4 in calaveras? I am from tuolumne county...

off of 4 in calaveras? I am from tuolumne county the next county south, there are quite a few places on 108 that are nice for camping/fishing.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 49,933
Views: 10,615,424
Posted By sloth!
that crossing looks very familiar. Where is it?

that crossing looks very familiar. Where is it?
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