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Forum: 2 smokers 04-18-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By mudmantra
The trail tech 2x dual sport halogen has 2 lights...

The trail tech 2x dual sport halogen has 2 lights top and bottom. both lights are 35w. The top light is the low beam, and high beam is when both lights are on. But you can wire it any way you want. I...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,895
Posted By mudmantra
Cool ride. :thumb I'm getting ready to throw my...

Cool ride. :thumb I'm getting ready to throw my 380 together. It was missing parts when I got it, so I've been collecting parts. They range from 2000 to 2006 so far. Plus some aftermarket stuff. It's...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-30-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks Mark. I knew about the cylinder head mod...

Thanks Mark. I knew about the cylinder head mod and Munn racing, But not rb-designs. They're closer to where I'm located too. :thumb
Forum: 2 smokers 03-30-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By mudmantra
Do you remember what sprockets you were using on...

Do you remember what sprockets you were using on the 360 or 380? I like to use 2nd as 1st, that way I don't accidently hit neutral, shifting from 1st to second. :evil
Forum: 2 smokers 03-26-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By mudmantra
The 1999 and newer 380's had a small hole drilled...

The 1999 and newer 380's had a small hole drilled in the upper cylinder to lower kick starting pressure. You can drill the 98 380, to get the same effect. I rode a 2002 MXC380, more than enough power...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By mudmantra
Post some more pictures. I'd like to see what...

Post some more pictures. I'd like to see what happened. Do you have any pictures of the cylinder? I use 92 in my 1980 YZ465, with no pinging. A good running YZ465 will pull IT gearing with no...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,252
Posted By mudmantra
95 percent of the frame well be covered and...

95 percent of the frame well be covered and unseen when the bike is put together. As long as the paint is protecting the frame from the weather, you can always touch up the spots that show. What type...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-30-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
I removed the 420 main jet and replaced it with a...

I removed the 420 main jet and replaced it with a 440 main jet. It runs a lot better. I tried holding it at different throttle settings and it ran steady and clean at all, except 40 percent was not...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-24-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
Yes I'll try some bigger main jets. The silencer...

Yes I'll try some bigger main jets. The silencer could now be soaked with oil. I'll check and maybe repack it. It's pretty easy to do, just a snap ring holds it all together. The pipe is a DG, I...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
I turned the air screw out 3, then 3.5 turns out....

I turned the air screw out 3, then 3.5 turns out. It leaned the idle mixture out to far, but did slightly improve 1/4 to 1/2 throttle response. I then set it back to 2 turns out and dropped the...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,895
Posted By mudmantra
Yes I agree. I just painted the frame for my EXC...

Yes I agree. I just painted the frame for my EXC 380. I did sand blast some, but the KTM paint was very difficult to remove. I think some of it was soft and rubber like, and would not blast off. I...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-21-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
I did a bunch more testing, and best running I...

I did a bunch more testing, and best running I got was with a Q-6 needle jet, 6F16 needle at #2, 420 main jet, 47.5 pilot jet. Air screw 2 1/4 turns out. Starts good, Idles good with the air screw 2...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-02-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
Checked the plug, it was medium grey, and dry....

Checked the plug, it was medium grey, and dry. Looked a little rich to me. Hard to really tell because all the plug charts I found, I think were for 4 strokes. I installed an iridium plug of the...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks I'll check the spark plug today. I think...

Thanks I'll check the spark plug today. I think the spark plug is one or two heat range hotter than stock. I don't know if that would change the way the bike runs or not. I'll get, or order a stock...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks. Even though it wasn't running right, I...

Thanks. Even though it wasn't running right, I like the way the bike rode in the woods. I brought the bike back to my faster test area and started to work on the jetting. This is the way it was...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-29-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
The 490 is back together. Now that the motor has...

The 490 is back together. Now that the motor has been bored .5mm over, plus the porting and head mod. It's running rich and won't completely clear out. It's back to jetting again. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,239
Posted By mudmantra
I like the low end power of the YZ490. I did the...

I like the low end power of the YZ490. I did the same search for a newer 2 stroke. I rode a bunch of 250's and a 300. The newer 250's don't have the kind of low end I like. I think a 300 would be...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,239
Posted By mudmantra
What year was your YZ490? Were you using stock...

What year was your YZ490? Were you using stock gearing, with a 4 or 5 speed. I'm almost ready to ride my 82 YZ490, it has a 4 speed with 14/48 sprockets. The KTM 380 I rode, I like because it felt...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-24-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,239
Posted By mudmantra
I ride older bikes. I get told all the time I...

I ride older bikes. I get told all the time I need a newer smaller bike for the woods. I tried a few 250's and a 300. Nice machines. Then I rode a 2002 KTM MXC 380. That was a blast. Felt like a...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-27-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By mudmantra
I think a YZ490 stroked would be cool. :bmwrider...

I think a YZ490 stroked would be cool. :bmwrider I saw the 700 Maico and haven't been able to escape the idea of a 700 2stroke dirt bike. The stroke on the Maico/Zabel 685cc motor is only 87mm....
Forum: 2 smokers 08-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,953
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks. I checked and the KTM 200 stayed pretty...

Thanks. I checked and the KTM 200 stayed pretty light until they installed the electric start. The write up said they were light prior to 2009. But I checked and the 2008 and 2009 use the same frame...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,953
Posted By mudmantra
Right now I'm bringing a EXC 380 back from the...

Right now I'm bringing a EXC 380 back from the dead, so once that's done I think I'll have tractor T2 covered. Now I'm also interested in the KTM 200. What were the lightest and best years for the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-09-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
I've been riding the YZ465 a lot. I should...

I've been riding the YZ465 a lot. I should install the bark busters and maybe look at the spark plug some day. It's been starting super easy cold. Turn the gas on, choke on, lean it over to touch...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-09-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
Found and fixed a rattle. The old chain guide was...

Found and fixed a rattle. The old chain guide was bent and worn out. Found a replacement for a low price and installed it. One more thing fixed.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-04-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
It's the frame from my 1982 YZ490. Just about...

It's the frame from my 1982 YZ490. Just about everything is cleaned and painted. Now I'm putting it back together.
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/yy255/shopdog/YZPIC1_zps1d86d33d.jpg...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,330
Posted By mudmantra
The wet side seal normally come out pretty easy...

The wet side seal normally come out pretty easy once the gear and retainer is removed. I think I just carefully pried mine out. Remember to get a new oring too. I think the parts I used were. new ...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-14-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 28,768
Posted By mudmantra
I've got the motor back together. But then I...

I've got the motor back together. But then I decided to paint the frame. At first I started just doing a section at a time, by sanding and using a wire brush. Finally I just stripped the whole frame...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 168,816
Posted By mudmantra
I like the idea of a 510cc IT/YZ bike.:bmwrider I...

I like the idea of a 510cc IT/YZ bike.:bmwrider I like the 83YZ490 chassis, It's 10 lbs. lighter than my 82YZ490. I like the looks of both the 82 and 83 YZ490's. It would be nice to have a 5 speed...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
I have a side stand. Not the original though, I...

I have a side stand. Not the original though, I modified a 79 YZ250 side stand. I think the original YZ465 side stand is pretty rare.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-15-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
I'm still riding and working on the YZ465. Fixed...

I'm still riding and working on the YZ465. Fixed the front brake, adjusted the shoes to get the mushy feel out of it. Plus I discovered cable mount at the wheel was cracked. I fixed it with some JB...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-14-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,330
Posted By mudmantra
My main reason for the compression release, is to...

My main reason for the compression release, is to reduce wear on the kick starter parts. Some of the parts are no longer available, Like the kick starter idle gear. And there's no real help with the...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-13-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,330
Posted By mudmantra
My YZ465 came with a manual compression release....

My YZ465 came with a manual compression release. It didn't work well for starting. I used the same 14mm hole with an adapter to install a push button compression release. It works pretty good, you...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-12-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,330
Posted By mudmantra
I'm using 32:1 in 92 octane gas with no alcohol...

I'm using 32:1 in 92 octane gas with no alcohol added. In my YZ465 and YZ490. Runs a lot better than the mixed pump 91, I was using before. I'd like to know how the PWK38 works out. I might try one...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-12-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
I got the YZ465 out in the woods. Just a little...

I got the YZ465 out in the woods. Just a little test ride to get used to it again. Traction was good with the new 120x18 MX51 and the flywheel weight. Throttle control was good and it still rips with...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-03-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks. Even with the 16oz. flywheel weight it...

Thanks. Even with the 16oz. flywheel weight it acts the same. It give you just a little extra warning before the front end comes up. I bought the flywheel weight for the YZ490, but I think the YZ465...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-03-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
Yes a complete IT lower end, gears and all would...

Yes a complete IT lower end, gears and all would be nice. I think the 5 speed on the yz465 well be fine for me. On the next rebuild on my YZ465, I'd like to install a IT465 crankshaft and my spare...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-02-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
Nice bikes. :thumb Thanks for the jetting...

Nice bikes. :thumb Thanks for the jetting information. I don't know exactly where I've got mine jetted at, but it's running pretty good. It hasn't fouled a plug yet and it starts right up. Normally...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-01-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
On the YZ465, All I had done was the cylinder...

On the YZ465, All I had done was the cylinder head mod and the cylinder bored out to 86.5mm. I thought I had the ports done too. But not on this one. I think the cylinder head mod and getting the...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-30-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
A little catching up to do. I replaced the...

A little catching up to do. I replaced the crankshaft seal. Rebuilt the clutch, with new springs, steel and friction plates. Installed new kick starter springs and washer. I also installed new...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-06-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,788
Posted By mudmantra
Back to waiting for parts again. :norton I...

Back to waiting for parts again. :norton I removed the clutch to change the gear side crank shaft seal. Then I discovered a screw had backed off and contacted the clutch gear. This caused some minor...
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