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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
try doing it alone on slicks :evil

try doing it alone on slicks :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
I tried "exploring" alone last year in VT on the...

I tried "exploring" alone last year in VT on the way back from RedNEK....

let's just say I'm glad to have made it back to civilization. Got a great video of that adventure but it's too long...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
I tried the vintage dirt bike for a while, ended...

I tried the vintage dirt bike for a while, ended up selling after few years

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-AqqF1K8JUx0/UTPT6Ad_V0I/AAAAAAAAXf4/0tBC4EoHHs8/s640/20130303_140232.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
They should be ALL HOT at all times, 30A fuse is...

They should be ALL HOT at all times, 30A fuse is blown, melted plug or fuse connector
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
30A fuse under clear cover where the guys hand...

30A fuse under clear cover where the guys hand is...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8454/7993232293_54a81528ea_b.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
Have you checked that SINGLE fuse installed...

Have you checked that SINGLE fuse installed directly in the starter relay?

did you confirm black/red wire from the relay has power??
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
But Ewan and Charlie did it... I tired on...

But Ewan and Charlie did it...


I tired on a 640 with SuMo slicks, first slippery slope send me packing, that part would have been doable on anything with proper knobs, but looking at the rest of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
also LEAVE ALL OTHER RELAYS ALONE, you are gonna...

also LEAVE ALL OTHER RELAYS ALONE, you are gonna create a problem by poking around things unrelated.

It's very simple system, Power comes from the battery through the Main Relay (30A) fuse and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
Started relay has a single fuse (30A) if...

Started relay has a single fuse (30A) if everything is dead I would look at that fuse, it feeds ignition switch and everything connected to it.

Get a test light, check power coming out of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-28-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
What are the symptoms?

What are the symptoms?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,087
Posted By MATPOC
ignition switch can be bypassed in matter of...

ignition switch can be bypassed in matter of minutes, without getting in to details I can assure you that any competent mechanic can get you on the road by the end of the day however big shops may...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
I got to take a ride up to Seacoast Saturday,...

I got to take a ride up to Seacoast Saturday, need seals again for my stupid Ohlins forks and deliver some job I printed for them in December (they were gonna pick it up when things were slow)
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
I have a set of 21/18 wheels and even have a...

I have a set of 21/18 wheels and even have a Teraflex rear (never got stuck with that!) but I also have 250EXC 2 stroke which is good 100# lighter, much easier to push up hill :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-26-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
Looking at the rest of that climb I'm really glad...

Looking at the rest of that climb I'm really glad I turned around!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
Everyone riding Saturday?

Everyone riding Saturday?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
you guys are killing me, now I'm gonna have to...

you guys are killing me, now I'm gonna have to steal a truck and bring a proper woods bike
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By MATPOC
come to think of it, I only swapped wheels twice...

come to think of it, I only swapped wheels twice on the bike in 5+ years, first time when I got the 21/18 set, and the second time back to 17's (original to the bike) when I bought a proper woods...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By MATPOC
Have a different sprocket on it now but it's worn...

Have a different sprocket on it now but it's worn and I just got new chain when I switched to 17's again. Could get another one since they are cheap, but always thought that doing that (having 2...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
Propane is safe, but spray is more direct, you...

Propane is safe, but spray is more direct, you can better see the spot here it's leaking. Have fire extinguisher ready, that is all...

For small leaks like cracked intake boots water works well,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By MATPOC
want to trade wheels?

Not sure if it's OK to post it here, but I'd prefer to do this locally so I don't have to deal with shipping.

I got an 18" rear non-cush KTM wheel, looking to trade for a cush drive wheel. Reason...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
Back to the original subject, I may be out on the...

Back to the original subject, I may be out on the loop Sunday, got someone to trailer my bike, not sure what time yet. So if I do show up there will be 2 of us
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
also spray some flammable fluid (like starting...

also spray some flammable fluid (like starting fluid) around intake boots with bike running, if idle changes you have a leak
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
do you know if the bike has the charcoal...

do you know if the bike has the charcoal emissions can? it would be easy to trace the vacuum lines from manifolds to it, inspect for damage. one way to see if it's leaking is with the bike running...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
I don't think fuel additives will solve much, but...

I don't think fuel additives will solve much, but spark plugs are definitely the last thing you should be looking at.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
Hanging idle is usually lean condition, on that...

Hanging idle is usually lean condition, on that bike it could also be a sticky idle control (not sure what they use, servo, bypess..)
popping also points to a lean condition so I would look for a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
?? broken

?? broken
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 194,249
Posted By MATPOC
And we were not cool enough to ride with us? ...

And we were not cool enough to ride with us?

Had I known where you live I would have been at your house Friday, surprised how big that town is, expected that I'd roll down Main st and see Chuck...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
Anyone riding this weekend? Probably Sunday, time...

Anyone riding this weekend? Probably Sunday, time depends on my ride, no more truck so I will be vanpooling...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By MATPOC
You can probably do a tire change in 30 minutes,...

You can probably do a tire change in 30 minutes, but having had hanged many tires and worked at the shop I think it's a minimum 1 hour billable time to do a proper tire change and balance.

Want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
I dug that hole by draggin that poor SuMo in the...

I dug that hole by draggin that poor SuMo in the woods, did not want to hold anyone up on the account of my stupidity. Had it been dry I would have most definitely made it up the hill, few guys told...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By MATPOC
What bike you have that tire change only takes...

What bike you have that tire change only takes 1/2 hour?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
Guess I missed all the gnarly stuff ^ here's...

Guess I missed all the gnarly stuff ^

here's my vid, old computer, no free time, blah blah blah

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ie90RhNwqmE" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
It wasn't random. Could not make it up that one...

It wasn't random.
Could not make it up that one slippery climb, even with Jon's help that Michelin Pilot met it's match, defeated by NY mud I went back to the main road (White Hill?) Jon told me you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
Just realized I could have dropped my gear in...

Just realized I could have dropped my gear in your trunk! would have saved me a late night drilling session :)

ANyway, rack needed to be fixed, and it is, leaving soon, hope to get there before...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
borrowed a truck, so that's set, now I'm trying...

borrowed a truck, so that's set, now I'm trying to fix the damn rack so I can bring my gear.

Plan is to truck it to the Catskills, unload the bike (and the shirts for the venue) then ride up some...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
Million dollar question: is there a place I can...

Million dollar question: is there a place I can tie a hammock?

May have a truck....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
I'll give you 151 and a sixpack :)

I'll give you 151 and a sixpack :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,384
Posted By MATPOC
Looks more and more like I'm out on this one,...

Looks more and more like I'm out on this one, work related stuff, I will be in Catskills this weekend but without bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,648
Posted By MATPOC
can you get away for a weekend? I want to ride...

can you get away for a weekend? I want to ride down to Pines (NJ) on 27th-28th
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13,215
Views: 891,188
Posted By MATPOC
fused ankle or just tight ligaments after...

fused ankle or just tight ligaments after surgery?

I still have limited mobility but now I can shift again, lots of PT and exercise....
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