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Forum: Trials 12-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By rotorhead511
Nwcycle, thanks man. Bike is in my signature so I...

Nwcycle, thanks man. Bike is in my signature so I tend to forget it. Was looking for the thread because I've got some vibes after install and remember reading about it.

Motobene, that's the...
Forum: Trials 12-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By rotorhead511
Searched, failed to locate.

Hello,
I remember seeing someone post a step by step flywheel weight install. I tried searching the forum with no luck. Does anyone have it saved or know where it is? I thought I subscribed...
Forum: Trials 12-09-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,742
Posted By rotorhead511
Still enjoy seeing it get used Nuggets. Ride...

Still enjoy seeing it get used Nuggets. Ride on!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,629,104
Posted By rotorhead511
+1

+1
Forum: Trials 11-26-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
She Lives!!!

Rectifier came in today and I couldn't wait so I started working. Replaced the connector with the new waterproof one. Pulled one wire out at a time, cut the old spade connector off, stripped and...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,929
Posted By rotorhead511
These might work. They have royal blue and black....

These might work. They have royal blue and black.



https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1037/26018/Daystar-Fork-Boots?v=1186
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 190,794
Posted By rotorhead511
Acerbis tank and oil issue.

Hello all,
Was doing a major clean up today and notice a couple issues. First, there was an excessive amount of oil coming from the vent hose on the top of the valve cover. By excessive I...
Forum: Trials 11-19-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Got the potting out and DAMN that stuff is tough....

Got the potting out and DAMN that stuff is tough. Can't see any issues or burned up electrics. Rectifier on inbound.
Forum: Trials 11-18-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 343,493
Posted By rotorhead511
They were still intact but were very flimsy and...

They were still intact but were very flimsy and flexible. One was not closing on the reed cage all the way. I could have inserted a thin feeler gauge between the reed and cage. The other was barely...
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 343,493
Posted By rotorhead511
Just the reeds, they are OEM. Tried to get...

Just the reeds, they are OEM. Tried to get Boyeson but they were out of stock. Didn't silicon the cage but installed a new gasket as well. Funny thing, there wasn't an old gasket to take off.
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 343,493
Posted By rotorhead511
I installed new reed valves. The 10yr old ones...

I installed new reed valves. The 10yr old ones were shoot. Go figure.
Forum: Trials 11-14-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Update

Thanks to a fellow trials enthusiast it seems my rectifier is bad. During a parts swap he noted my CDI produced a spark but the rectifier did not. I'm going to dig out the potting and see if I can...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 30,566
Views: 2,325,597
Posted By rotorhead511
His '04 250EXC. He sent his 530 off to get a...

His '04 250EXC. He sent his 530 off to get a complete rebuild after our Michigan trip. He really likes the 2T weight but is trying to work on the power delivery. He's been working power valve...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-13-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30,566
Views: 2,325,597
Posted By rotorhead511
Wish I could run HLC with you FF's. If you're...

Wish I could run HLC with you FF's. If you're interested in seeing what South Jersey Pines riding is like, check out my latest ride with MI. Ride safe and dress for the crash.
...
Forum: Trials 11-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Yup, I corrected myself and my misunderstanding...

Yup, I corrected myself and my misunderstanding of how the button works. I untwisted the wires and still got nuthin'.

Ducati made the ignition system on my '04 and you are correct about Kokosan. ...
Forum: Trials 11-07-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
You funny guy! A most helpful inmate is...

You funny guy!

A most helpful inmate is hooking me up. I sent him my CDI and voltage regulator to test on his GasGas. Hopefully we can pinpoint the issue. If they check out ok, I'm going to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 190,794
Posted By rotorhead511
I've run the 130/90 D606 with no issues. Just for...

I've run the 130/90 D606 with no issues. Just for info I'm running 14/51 for gearing on stock chain length.
Forum: Trials 10-31-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Czonian, that would absolutely solve my problem....

Czonian, that would absolutely solve my problem. Next issue would be shipping.

Motobene, it's an '04 280 TXT.
Forum: Trials 10-30-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Thanks Motobene. The kill switch wiring was as...

Thanks Motobene. The kill switch wiring was as you described.

I pulled all the electrical components off the bike and did a visual inspection. There was still grease in all the connections. I...
Forum: Trials 10-29-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
I stand corrected on the kill switch. Thanks. ...

I stand corrected on the kill switch. Thanks. However, that is not the issue.

So far I've checked the resistance on the pulse coil and it's at 243ohms. I think it's supposed to be between...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
I'm not very good with electricity but thought a...

I'm not very good with electricity but thought a closed curcuit creates a loop allowing electricity to flow. Open the curcuit (like a drawbridge) and the electricity can't go.

I kill switch...
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Thanks Lineaway. I saw some good info on the...

Thanks Lineaway. I saw some good info on the TrialsCentral sight. Will check the stator and pickup tomorrow. Looks like the cheapest starting point.

Mine is not temperamental and I've got no...
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
Damn, that's even more expensive than the CDI. ...

Damn, that's even more expensive than the CDI.

Would the stator just quit on me?

Can I check it somehow to confirm?

Thanks
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
No spark. Kicked it over with the plug out and...

No spark. Kicked it over with the plug out and grounded and I got nothin'.
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,815
Posted By rotorhead511
DNF due to ???

At an event today my GasGas quit on a transition section. I pushed it the the car to try to figure it out. Spark plug looked good, fuel was flowing and I took the kill switch out of the equation. (I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-24-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 176,556
Posted By rotorhead511
Nicely done.

Nicely done.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-23-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 30,566
Views: 2,325,597
Posted By rotorhead511
Street helmet

Need some advice on a street helmet from you beast riders. Can't do a $500 helmet but would like something quiet and no fog. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-22-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 176,556
Posted By rotorhead511
Yeah, but then he sees a squirrel and forgets...

Yeah, but then he sees a squirrel and forgets everything.:evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 176,556
Posted By rotorhead511
New Tag

Thanks guys, it was slow going over those whoops. Here is my new TAG. You can get to it from dirt or road. I recommend dirt, there is a cool section of twisties leading up to it. And disregard...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 176,556
Posted By rotorhead511
My first nab.

Fun stuff! I was looking for the guy in the bushes but I guess he didn't want to wait around.:evil

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s444/rotorhead511/IMG_1153_zps68cb3275.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,929
Posted By rotorhead511
Thanks for the heads up. I found the valve cover...

Thanks for the heads up. I found the valve cover gasket at RockyMountain but need a little help with the petcock. In the fuel tank diagram I see one o-ring but no diaphragm. Is the o-ring what I...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,929
Posted By rotorhead511
The stable is getting full. My only issues with...

The stable is getting full. My only issues with my new arrival are a small oil leak; its either coming from the rear valve cover gasket and dripping down to the oil filter area or its that and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,629,104
Posted By rotorhead511
Clutch shouldn't drag if it's adjusted properly...

Clutch shouldn't drag if it's adjusted properly or you set it up a particular way. Sounds like you're not getting complete clutch engagement. The adjuster on the lever should resolve this. I would...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,929
Posted By rotorhead511
Horn

Anyone have to replace a horn. My new acquisition has been stripped of the original. I found an OEM on RockyMountain for $50. They also have universals for $9. XR650L horns are only $25.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30,566
Views: 2,325,597
Posted By rotorhead511
Ace is all Aces

Had an absolute blast today following Ace through the TT route. He's doing a damn fine job and I would definitely follow him on the trot. Great pace and just fun.

Good seeing Wayne out and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 190,794
Posted By rotorhead511
It seems to be a common problem. I had issues...

It seems to be a common problem. I had issues with the '08 and '12. Lever trick worked on both after the bleed battle.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 190,794
Posted By rotorhead511
Pre-ride maint the night before.

Pre-ride maint the night before.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 190,794
Posted By rotorhead511
Another technique is to pull in the lever and zip...

Another technique is to pull in the lever and zip tie it to the grip. Leave it that way over night. In the morning cut the zip tie and the lever feel will be firm.

I don't know why this works but...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,929
Posted By rotorhead511
Great info.

Thanks guys, that's great stuff. Will go back and re-read the thread.

My intensions are just a good capable 50/50 bike. I want to use it to commute and scope out DS routes for my KTM. Local...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17,395
Views: 5,182,929
Posted By rotorhead511
Suspension

Hello All,
I just bought a '89 Transalp and want to upgrade the suspension to the XR650 forks. Can someone tell me what year range forks I need to buy?

Or can I work with whats there. Like...
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