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Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 949,115
Posted By sam2
Yes it still seems like an intake leak, still...

Yes it still seems like an intake leak, still slows down when I spray starting fluid behind the carb. The gaskets and carb boot were done before the backfiring started. It seems like an intake leak,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 949,115
Posted By sam2
Sportster backfiring during deceleration

Hey everybody, I'm having a really annoying problem with my 05 883 custom 14k miles on it. Whenever I roll off the throttle from at higher rpm it backfires pretty loudly out the exhaust. I checked...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13,614
Views: 1,393,718
Posted By sam2
Ya I planned on changing that old oil the guy I...

Ya I planned on changing that old oil the guy I bought it from barely rode it (fell once, got scared). Now I'm told the manual says 10w40 but many folks say its good to run 20w50 in the summer for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13,614
Views: 1,393,718
Posted By sam2
85 xl6

Hey guys so I just bought a 85 xl 600 with about 12k miles it runs great, starts first kick cold and really hauls ass. I just rode it about 60 miles home and there were a few things that I was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13,614
Views: 1,393,718
Posted By sam2
85 xl600 good deal?

Hey I just wanted to get some input from people who really know these bikes I have the opportunity to purchase an 85 xl600 in good shape (normal woods scratches and scrapes but original paint and...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-31-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By sam2
Ok I got the crank gear off with my home made...

Ok I got the crank gear off with my home made screw type puller just needed a couple smacks with a hammer :D Can I safely press the crank out of the left case half now (using the tusk splitter tool...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-29-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By sam2
82 WR430 crank gear HELP PLEASE

Ok I got the motor split to replace the crank seals and i can't get this damned gear off of the LEFT/SHIFTER side of the crank. I made a puller similar to the one i saw on HVA factory that was...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 861,867
Posted By sam2
All I have heard about those Chinese bikes is...

All I have heard about those Chinese bikes is that they are made of really crappy components and they will break under even the ssmallest abuses. Is this true? Do you actually ride it offroad?
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By sam2
82 xt550 vs 78 xt500

I am in the process of selling my 94 xt225 becauseI want a larger xt. I have to ride 20-50 miles to get out to good dirt riding from my location, and at 6'3" the little serow is a bit cramped and...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-13-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
So the motor has to be split to replace that seal...

So the motor has to be split to replace that seal right? Is there a specific tool I should get to split the cases, I have heard that the husky cases are easy to damage while splitting?? I guess while...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-11-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
OK so I just tried to kick it over and it fired...

OK so I just tried to kick it over and it fired up for 1 to10 Seconds a few,times, but when it did it smoked ridiculously (and not just the normal amount of smoke, I'm talking clouds) and I had to...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-11-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
since putting in the new woodruff key, i have...

since putting in the new woodruff key, i have been running an open silencer with no packing. soundwise it doesnt seem to make much of a difference except that the idle is much louder now, at throttle...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-29-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
Laugh By process of elimination and measuring key...

By process of elimination and measuring key pieces and slots I have come to the conclusion that my key is the 3mm x 13mm total diameter size. I first measured the key thickness, 3 mm, and then i...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-22-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
?Does anyone know what size the key would be? ...

?Does anyone know what size the key would be? Its an 82 wr with the motoplat mini6 ignition. The original is broken into too many pieces to accurately measure
Forum: 2 smokers 04-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
Ok so i took some of your advice and pulled the...

Ok so i took some of your advice and pulled the flywheel and the key is indeed sheared off. Half of the key is stuck in the groove on the crank taper and the other half is stuck in the groove on the...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-14-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
Ok so i took some of your advice and pulled the...

Ok so i took some of your advice and pulled the flywheel and the key is indeed sheared off. Half of the key is stuck in the groove on the crank taper and the other half is stuck in the groove on the...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-10-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By sam2
82 Husky 430 won't start

So last time I rode the bike, it stalled out down the street from my house (on my way back in) after a short ride. I tried to restart it, it then backfired about as loud as a rifle out the exhaust,...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-17-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By sam2
Thanks! I did receive a base gasket but no head...

Thanks! I did receive a base gasket but no head gasket and there wasn't one on there before the rebuild. I was tempted to seal with RTV gasket maker but I figured if it's supposed to run without a...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-27-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By sam2
head gasket?

When I rebuilt the motor, there was no head gasket, and i was told that this motor doesn't use one. Does anyone know if this is accurate?
Forum: 2 smokers 11-25-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By sam2
the timing was actually pretty simple but i have...

the timing was actually pretty simple but i have had the new piston in for a while and went for a couple dual sport rides out to the pine barrens (i live in NJ) and she seems to be running much...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-20-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By sam2
timing ?

So i have the motor with new piston pretty much completely back together, but I'm not sure on how to set the timing. the stator and the inside of the case have a mark scratched into them, I assume...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8,249
Views: 3,279,584
Posted By sam2
82 husky 430

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Forum: 2 smokers 10-15-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By sam2
1982 husqvarna 430 rebuild

Picked up this old beast this summer. Street legal :D. siezed it up and im getting the bored out cylinder with new piston tomorrow. Whatcha think?
...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-09-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,173
Posted By sam2
Bluhduh I have a street legal 1982 husqvarna 430wr which...

I have a street legal 1982 husqvarna 430wr which I rode on the streets for quite a while without problems until I seized it about a month ago doing 100 mph, now i have to rebuild it (getting my...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-20-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,185
Posted By sam2
I pulled the motor and took the cylinder off.......

I pulled the motor and took the cylinder off.... it kinda looks like the ring melted/ piston slapped. on opposing sides of the piston there are big gouges in the cylinder wall and the ring is ground...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-15-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,185
Posted By sam2
Well, I blew up my motor and its rebuild...

Well, I blew up my motor and its rebuild time:kboom. Its already on the first oversize, and the cylinder is badly scored,but i found a guy that has several more oversizes and can get it bored to...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-13-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,185
Posted By sam2
What would you guys use for the gearbox? I was...

What would you guys use for the gearbox? I was told honda 80w-85w trans oil would be okay. Also I've been told by my dirtbiking friends that I should use fuel treatment and octane booster with pump...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,739,893
Posted By sam2
Thanks for the info on the kickstart kit! how...

Thanks for the info on the kickstart kit! how much $ for it? I live in south jersey so I'm about to take her out to the pine barrens area to really see what she can do!
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,739,893
Posted By sam2
Laugh My 94 Serrow

I just purchased a 94 xt225 a couple of days ago. It was the guy's wife's bike and only has 5300 miles on it. I picked it up for 1000, is that a good price for one of these? It was lower than book...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8,249
Views: 3,279,584
Posted By sam2
I just bought a 1982 husqvarna wr430 today with a...

I just bought a 1982 husqvarna wr430 today with a street title!! I'm registering it tomorrow and will be sure to post pics
Forum: 2 smokers 06-01-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,185
Posted By sam2
I just bought one of these today. Its...

I just bought one of these today. Its surprisingly clean and smokes a LOT but runs and runs FAST! This is my first thumper (I've had a sportster for a couple years now), and I am blown away by the...
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