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Forum: Trials 06-27-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
There is an iPhone app that is worth checking...

There is an iPhone app that is worth checking out. I don't have an iPhone.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bike-seals/id564266378?mt=8

The splat shop got these somewhere........
Forum: Trials 06-27-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
That's is all I have been able to find as...

That's is all I have been able to find as well..... I will keep looking though. It isn't the most friendly site in the world.
Forum: Trials 06-26-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Here is the part number: SKF-KIT39S And...

Here is the part number:
SKF-KIT39S

And here are the dimensions:
Oil seal: 39 x 52 x 11
Dust Seal: 39 x 52.5 x 12 (5mm insertion depth)
Forum: Trials 06-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Eh, I don't think so. With the air gap, bulk...

Eh, I don't think so. With the air gap, bulk viscosity should be pretty much negated.
There are many reason for increased stiction (static coefficient of friction).

Whether or not stiction is a...
Forum: Trials 06-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
This is what the SKF seals do for the WP forks,...

This is what the SKF seals do for the WP forks, WP's can be particularly sticky. I have put many hours into them trying to smooth them out. I realize it will be different with the Showa's, but it may...
Forum: Trials 06-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
It wouldn't. It could make it more noticeable,...

It wouldn't.
It could make it more noticeable, if the fork has slow response and then goes to a much faster response.
It's a perception thing.
Forum: Trials 06-23-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Really I guess the stiction comment that was made...

Really I guess the stiction comment that was made a little back is irrelevant.

I am going to try the SKF seal since I have a slight leak and I like to try new stuff. I will report......

I am...
Forum: Trials 06-19-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
So it sounds like a few of us going to the...

So it sounds like a few of us going to the lighter fork oil are experiencing a little stiction.

Has anyone tried the SKF fork seals on these forks (they make them in our size)? They work AWESOME...
Forum: Trials 06-06-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Ah. It works though. So I guess it isn't a big...

Ah. It works though. So I guess it isn't a big deal..... Just being picky I guess.
Forum: Trials 06-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
My comment was more of a "I can't believe they...

My comment was more of a "I can't believe they use such shitty wiring on these bikes", Not, "I ignore maintenance and am lucky".....
Forum: Trials 06-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Yes, it is a good plan. The funny thing is,...

Yes, it is a good plan.
The funny thing is, trials bikes are the first motorcycles I have actually had to do this on. I have owned a bunch of enduros over the years and have never HAD to do this. I...
Forum: Trials 06-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
I have found quite a bit of corrosion in the...

I have found quite a bit of corrosion in the wiring of mine. Everything from the connectors to the actual wire itself..... I don't live in a particularly wet area either. I have not seen this amount...
Forum: Trials 10-29-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Bene, When are you going to tell us about the...

Bene,
When are you going to tell us about the suspension mods????

:ear
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
There where SO many things to look at in that...

There where SO many things to look at in that article.....:evil

I am not quite sure what twin plugs gain you, so no comment.

The clutch though. With the slave on the primary side you have...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
:tb

:tb
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Yeah, I don't remember what the clutch looks...

Yeah, I don't remember what the clutch looks like, my Husaberg I do, but not the Montesa....

I may take it apart to try the 4 spring with ELF (I still have some as well). I will take a look at the...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
I used to own a Suzuki RG500. The clutches on...

I used to own a Suzuki RG500. The clutches on them are less than stellar. As soon as you started to build the motor, you had to be pretty careful with the clutch. The other issue was it was a close...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,205
Posted By mud
Ooh, I'm in. I will include my improvements to...

Ooh, I'm in.
I will include my improvements to my 07'.
I will work on the write-up.
Forum: Trials 10-24-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,463
Posted By mud
Motobene, Have you seen this? VERY valuable.......

Motobene,
Have you seen this? VERY valuable....

http://www.peterverdone.com/wiki/index.php?title=Suspension_Fluid

Page down to the charts.
Forum: Trials 10-16-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,073
Posted By mud
As far as we (mere mortals) are concerned, purely...

As far as we (mere mortals) are concerned, purely marketing. We want to ride what the pros are, if you don't supply that, we will go to a company that will (Montesa is kind of the exception). As long...
Forum: Trials 10-16-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,073
Posted By mud
You guys have gotten my curiosity up.... Are...

You guys have gotten my curiosity up....

Are you SURE the frame is a "2010" and not a frame built to the 2010 spec with cheaper materials?????

I think the Eco models make good sense from a...
Forum: Trials 10-15-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By mud
OTN (http://www.observedtrials.net/vb/) It...

OTN (http://www.observedtrials.net/vb/)

It is not really safe for work (or kids), but it is what it is.
Forum: Trials 10-13-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,678
Posted By mud
From what I remember (it was 2005-2006), MSRP was...

From what I remember (it was 2005-2006), MSRP was about $1000-$1500 more than the top GG or Sherco. The four strokes were having a tough time getting acceptance, and around here at least, none of the...
Forum: Trials 10-09-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,678
Posted By mud
A fan of equal size and RPM will move less air...

A fan of equal size and RPM will move less air the more quiet it is..... Loud = more air movement.
Forum: Trials 09-14-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,990
Posted By mud
^^^^ This ^^^^^^ But you are still not...

^^^^ This ^^^^^^

But you are still not talking a big sum. The market for vintage endruos has softened over the past couple years. Husky's, KTM's, Penton's and Suzuki PE's, etc. are still bringing...
Forum: Trials 09-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,990
Posted By mud
OK, I am going to revise what I said a...

OK, I am going to revise what I said a little.....
The MAR I will hold what I said, the early MAR's just don't seem to have a devout following.

The Super pioneer and the six days are both later...
Forum: Trials 09-11-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,990
Posted By mud
Keep an eye on Ebay.... For some reason Ossa's...

Keep an eye on Ebay.... For some reason Ossa's are not quite as sought after as the other vintage bikes in either trials or enduros.

I think it depends on your area, but around here Ossa MAR go...
Forum: Trials 08-28-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 79,233
Posted By mud
You could also just cut the right wire in the...

You could also just cut the right wire in the wiring loom you put on for the lights.... We can help you with this.
Forum: Trials 08-28-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 79,233
Posted By mud
If you use the factory wiring harness (which will...

If you use the factory wiring harness (which will also require the switches) it will.

Just pull the pin at the ECU connector and you will be good to go.
Forum: Trials 08-27-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 79,233
Posted By mud
Oops! It is pin 28 on the 07 as well, I'll fix my...

Oops! It is pin 28 on the 07 as well, I'll fix my last post.

Mine is open as well.
Forum: Trials 08-27-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 79,233
Posted By mud
One thing I will add. If it is not open, you...

One thing I will add.
If it is not open, you can just pull the "pin" out of the connector with a really small flat screwdriver. Tape it so it doesn't touch anything and give it a ride.....

The...
Forum: Trials 08-27-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 79,233
Posted By mud
I don't know about the specific mod. BUT, if you...

I don't know about the specific mod. BUT, if you measure at pin 28 on the ECU (white/green wire) it would be short to ground if it is "stock", open if modded. I have an 07' that I have been modding,...
Forum: Trials 08-26-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,730
Posted By mud
OK, Here is what happens in our club. If they...

OK, Here is what happens in our club.
If they are new to trials, people pick up a cheap mono shock and when they either have more money or decide they like it enough to invest more dough they sell...
Forum: Trials 08-10-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,332
Posted By mud
I LOVE those forks!!!!

I LOVE those forks!!!!
Forum: Trials 08-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,821
Posted By mud
No, Some are and some aren't.... Sometimes it is...

No, Some are and some aren't.... Sometimes it is just a spacer difference. Other times more.

Maybe call around and see what some of the shops think.
I think the Tryals shop is familiar with...
Forum: Trials 08-08-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 166,794
Posted By mud
Cool. Thanks!

Cool.
Thanks!
Forum: Trials 08-08-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 166,794
Posted By mud
So, I am thinking more.... I know, I should not...

So, I am thinking more.... I know, I should not do it.:evil

Does a TY175 haul around a 200 lb. (14 stone) person fair enough?
Forum: Trials 08-07-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 166,794
Posted By mud
Oh, I know.... This is just where I am at...

Oh, I know....

This is just where I am at right now. Since we do not have a separate P65 class, I would be riding with everything twin shock, so not such a big deal for that.

On the cost side...
Forum: Trials 08-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 166,794
Posted By mud
COOL! I was reading that just last night.... ...

COOL! I was reading that just last night....

I have done my share of "rare" projects, and I don't need another one. The work doesn't bother me, just the waiting for or just flat getting the wrong...
Forum: Trials 08-05-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 166,794
Posted By mud
This is a good point. In my organization, UMTA,...

This is a good point. In my organization, UMTA, we just have a vintage class... Not specific to pre-65, or otherwise.
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