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Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Maybe get yourself a trials bike?

Maybe get yourself a trials bike?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
That looks just a little spooky. What river...

That looks just a little spooky.

What river drainage are you above? I googled around and it's maybe the South Fork of the Salmon?
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,445
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Posted By UtahGuido
Oooh!

Oooh!
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
A 2nd gen will work too, I'm pretty sure.

A 2nd gen will work too, I'm pretty sure.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
The Trackmaster has served me okay, for three...

The Trackmaster has served me okay, for three years even, but it's worn out. And I'm a pretty casual rider not prone to going hard into corners but hey, a little extra grip can't be bad. So why am I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Tire advice requested. I've got to replace my...

Tire advice requested. I've got to replace my tires and am probably going to go with the tubliss system. The decision Im grappling with is whether to go to a less aggressive knobby setup than I have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:17 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Had to google "chore boy". Cool idea!

Had to google "chore boy". Cool idea!
Forum: Trials 06-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,019
Posted By UtahGuido
I mentioned earlier that I'd loaned my trials...

I mentioned earlier that I'd loaned my trials bikes to the young men across the street (can't call them kids really, though to me they are). Here's the result:
...
Forum: Trials 06-19-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,019
Posted By UtahGuido
Loaned 'em, to the twenty somethings across the...

Loaned 'em, to the twenty somethings across the cul de sac. They're having a ball. Broke the clutch lever on the Honda and have replaced it. I will go over maintenance with them this weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Bummer Shwa. I'm thinking it's a top end problem,...

Bummer Shwa. I'm thinking it's a top end problem, no need to pull the engine all the way out. But it still sound like $$$. Hang in there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By UtahGuido
I live at 7000 ft and have a similar setup with...

I live at 7000 ft and have a similar setup with the 351 kit, etc., except my jets and needle are sock. My main is a 125 and the pilot is a 35 (I'm pretty sure those are the sizes). And I still run a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By UtahGuido
Main jet probably had a little piece of crud in...

Main jet probably had a little piece of crud in it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,290
Posted By UtahGuido
I've probably got around 2500-3000 miles on it. I...

I've probably got around 2500-3000 miles on it. I should be more exact but I'm not real fastidious that way. If I were to sell it I'd aim for getting $3500 for it and I'd be losing money. Point being...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,290
Posted By UtahGuido
Did I miss something or has no one mentioned the...

Did I miss something or has no one mentioned the ubiquitous and very capable Kawasaki KLX250, especially when kitted out with the nearly as ubiquitous Bill Blue 351 big bore? Mine is easily capable...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By UtahGuido
Last time I was in Moab my tire pressure was...

Last time I was in Moab my tire pressure was around 12-13 rear and maybe a pound higher in front but I have the super duty, pancake thick inner tubes, plus a rim lock in back. I've been as low as...
Forum: Trials 06-10-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,019
Posted By UtahGuido
Rode up Mineral Fork Canyon with my pal Tom on...

Rode up Mineral Fork Canyon with my pal Tom on his new to him TW200. The little scorpa did great, all 125 ccs of raw power!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/829/zhvu.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Speaking of trials bars I had a set on my KLX for...

Speaking of trials bars I had a set on my KLX for a while. They were the Renthal model 673 (http://www.renthal.com/shop/mx-products/handlebars/fatbar), called the Toni Bou bend when I bought them. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,179
Posted By UtahGuido
Double 1+ on that one buddy (so 2+ I guess)....

Double 1+ on that one buddy (so 2+ I guess). Those little TWs are just so cool. My riding pal just got an old one and its got me thinking I may have to get one myself some day. And don't let the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
It sucks a lot less on the KLX! And i'm actually...

It sucks a lot less on the KLX! And i'm actually getting to the point where I find it kinda fun. One thing I learned on the KLR was to always be standing up, for no other reason than to be able to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
I hate it when my ankle bends farther than it...

I hate it when my ankle bends farther than it should. Happened to me on my KLR in sand.

It'll heal.

Hang in there.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 10:37 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Interesting Custom

You don't see a lot of custom bikes based on the KLX 250 engine. Here's one:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/839/cn0j.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/nbcn0jj)

Link ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 03:29 PM
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Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah, security cams are everywhere. I'll bet the...

Yeah, security cams are everywhere. I'll bet the thievery's on film.

I'm not surprised that someone would go for a good looking little '07, by the looks of it. I'm thinking they may strip it down...
Forum: Trials 05-20-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,019
Posted By UtahGuido
I actually rode it! Spend some time out...

I actually rode it!

Spend some time out behind my neighbor's house with the neighbor kid and his roommate, both 20 somethings. Good guys. The parents are working out of state and have left their...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
You flew quite a long ways in not much time BV....

You flew quite a long ways in not much time BV. :beer

It does help to slow down sometimes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By UtahGuido
Very nice. The chain is on the wrong side though....

Very nice. The chain is on the wrong side though.



:evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10,543
Views: 2,257,946
Posted By UtahGuido
In other news I put a side rack on my bike. You...

In other news I put a side rack on my bike. You can read all about it over here: http://www.kawasakiforums.com/forum/klx-250s-71/there-some-new-rack-options-klx-250-a-39674/page14/
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By UtahGuido
Laws vary from state to state but out here in...

Laws vary from state to state but out here in Utah they can be made street legal with a lighting kit, horn and blinkers. This is the ad that made me think of them:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By UtahGuido
Well, that opens things up a bit. You should get...

Well, that opens things up a bit. You should get all kinds of opinions around here. I have KLX250 with a big bore kit and quite like it. Others swear by the WRR, and others won't have anything to do...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Thanks Zedro. My KLX has become my only dual...

Thanks Zedro. My KLX has become my only dual sport bike, my only road legal bike (I sold my KLR) and I want to get a wheel setup that is smoother than my current one, which is a worn out Trackmaster...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Speaking of Tubliss - I know it's been brought up...

Speaking of Tubliss - I know it's been brought up before but what's the thinking on using them on the road?

And... is a wheel with the tubliss system easier to balance than a wheel with rim...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By UtahGuido
I think you just have to swap the front wheel for...

I think you just have to swap the front wheel for a 21 inch, and maybe gear it down. I think those sf models came with a 39 tooth rear sprocket.

I have a Kawasaki and like it. The original engine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Hey Bigo, maybe find somebody local to you that...

Hey Bigo, maybe find somebody local to you that is familiar with these engines and have them come over and take a look at it. Often times another set of eyeballs will spot something that you don't. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Won't go past 5K huh? That's about where things...

Won't go past 5K huh? That's about where things ought to start really humming. Hmmm.... Somethin' ain't right. I keep coming back to valves and timing. Or a vacuum problem of some sort. See, a piston...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
According to the chart that IDRIDR posted a...

According to the chart that IDRIDR posted a Dynojet 132 is equivalent to a Keihin 142.5. That may be your problem. I have a Keihin 130 in mine, maybe a 125, I'm frankly not sure. A 142 though would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Okay, lets assume everything was put together...

Okay, lets assume everything was put together right. The float bowl level is a bit of a long shot. How does the plug look?

You say it runs lousy. Does it rev smoothly at all or is it ragged? Does...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Bill Blue makes stainless brake lines. He could...

Bill Blue makes stainless brake lines. He could probably make one custom for you.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10,543
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Posted By UtahGuido
Got a vacuum leak somewhere? Did you get the...

Got a vacuum leak somewhere? Did you get the block off plate thingy with the BB kit? What's your plug look like? Valves adjusted? Stock exhaust or aftermarket? You sure the time timing as right,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10,543
Views: 2,257,946
Posted By UtahGuido
Pretty much right Ricky. Here's an early shot of...

Pretty much right Ricky. Here's an early shot of the Guts seat when I had the original tank on (man, this is old!):

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/100/klx1pw0.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10,543
Views: 2,257,946
Posted By UtahGuido
Thanks, I'll do that. I think it's soft or...

Thanks, I'll do that. I think it's soft or medium, definitely not firm.



Yeah, I have kind of a habit of giving stuff away. My entrepreneurial instincts aren't well developed.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10,543
Views: 2,257,946
Posted By UtahGuido
Hey guys, I posted up a Guts Tall racing...

Hey guys,

I posted up a Guts Tall racing seat over in the Rocky Mtn Flea Market, should anyone be interested: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24052899&postcount=13849
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