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Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Kevin 007
Thanks for the heads up on the boots. can I run...

Thanks for the heads up on the boots. can I run a 5w-40 rotella synthetic in it?? Thats what I have run in all my 4 strokes
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Kevin 007
Looking at an XL600, got a few questions

Hey there. Im looking at an 84 XL600. A bit beat up but was not abused. What are some things I should look out for on them? Was it the 500's that had an oil starvation problem to the head?? What...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By Kevin 007
45:1 with either. And I seem to have my jetting...

45:1 with either. And I seem to have my jetting set just right at 45:1 and im not good with jetting so I will try to keep my mix where its at if I can:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By Kevin 007
Haha small world. Yeah maybe this bike just...

Haha small world.
Yeah maybe this bike just don't like the Bel-Ray, maybe its jetted wrong for it if that makes any sense
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By Kevin 007
Bel-ray 2 stroke oil

I have been running Amsoil Interceptor 2 stroke oil for quite a while in my machines at up to 50:1 and I love it, clean burning and I never foul plugs.
I recently bought some Bel-Ray H1R oil and it...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Got it figured. One of the wiring connectors...

Got it figured.
One of the wiring connectors leaving the CDI was not making a good contact (connectors in rough shape inside), even with di-electric grease. After playing with it many times to try...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Well the only thing I have not replaced is the...

Well the only thing I have not replaced is the coil, so maybe this is what I'll replace next. All wiring looks sound, and used dielectric grease on CDI plugs.

I am not running a battery, I have...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Thanks bikepilot. Looks as if it is a ignition...

Thanks bikepilot.
Looks as if it is a ignition issue. It has an inconsistent/weak spark. Worse with new plugs for some reason, and fires a little more regularly with used plugs:huh.

All the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
I didn't replace it beacause I don't know how...

I didn't replace it beacause I don't know how to...I don't have a repair manual either.

The reeds were no broken, and they only have about 3 hours on them. ?Gaskets are also new with a but of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Uh at at times it would sweat from the overflow a...

Uh at at times it would sweat from the overflow a bit but not serious. So today I lowered the float just a hair and it stopped the sweating, fired it up and same thing.
Just won't idle for any...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Well the key-way is not broken, I put a new...

Well the key-way is not broken, I put a new woodruff key in just for the sake of it. Everything else looked just as it did when I was last in there.

I advanced the timing a bit and it helped to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Ok, thanks again.

Ok, thanks again.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Have not had time to check the keyway yet. ...

Have not had time to check the keyway yet.

But just to be sure its not the crank seals....I would like to test them somehow. Is a leakdown test the only way to do this?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Sheared flywheel key sounds bad, but better than...

Sheared flywheel key sounds bad, but better than a crank seal. I will pull the flywheel soon and see whats up.

Yeah it does not race up at all.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin 007
Crank seal failure???

My 1974 Yamaha DT360 was running really well with its new top end, new source coil and pulsator, and overhauled carb.
I was riding up a steep hill and lugging it just a bit for a few seconds until I...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,012
Posted By Kevin 007
BOTH those links do not work (for me anyways). I...

BOTH those links do not work (for me anyways). I get a message saying "oops! Internet explorer cannot open this webpage" Thats the same message that I always get.

Im not "whining" ....I was...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,012
Posted By Kevin 007
Hahaha:D Well if any of you are in contact...

Hahaha:D

Well if any of you are in contact with the authority figures of Yamahaenduro...let em know that their hospitality sucks!!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,012
Posted By Kevin 007
Yeah. Some people seem able to view that page and...

Yeah. Some people seem able to view that page and some don't. strange.

Whats the matter with yours? Seems like mine blew a crank seal or two today....I think. Hopefully I can get onto...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,012
Posted By Kevin 007
yamahaenduro.com not working

Does anyone else have trouble accessing the yamahaenduro site? I have been trying to join for months but can't ever access their page.

Im needing help with a 74 DT360
Forum: 2 smokers 04-12-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Thanks very much for the reply. Yeah mine...

Thanks very much for the reply.

Yeah mine was close, it was a 19mm, I changed it to 17 and .... no difference hahaha

Thanks again.
Forum: 2 smokers 04-09-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
So I just tried two more pilot jets. A 55 and a...

So I just tried two more pilot jets. A 55 and a 45, and the one that was in it was a 50.
The 45 was too lean, so I didn't play with that one too much. Lean looking plug, not running smooth.
The 55...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-02-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
What is the correct float height for my machine? ...

What is the correct float height for my machine?

If I hold the carb upright now, the float level is just a little higher than flat, or parrallel with the carb body.

Should it be perfectly...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-29-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
No it does stall out. I have since made some...

No it does stall out.
I have since made some more progress. With some more playing around, it now is nearly perfect. The air screw is turned out about 3 turns, idle is right down low. I can...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-27-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
I adjusted the float hieght. (raised it a little)...

I adjusted the float hieght. (raised it a little) this seemed to help right off the bat, but still not cured.
With the float sitting higher, I also tried different needle settings with the E-clip...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By Kevin 007
Did you get yours running?

Did you get yours running?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By Kevin 007
My 74 360 has CDI Ignition..... I think all 74...

My 74 360 has CDI Ignition..... I think all 74 and later ones did.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-22-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
I guess the pilot jet is a "50" upon further...

I guess the pilot jet is a "50" upon further reseach...I must have been reading it upside down.
Should I move up to a richer pilot?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By Kevin 007
X2 for timing. Will it go if you pour a little...

X2 for timing. Will it go if you pour a little gas down the plug hole?

As for timing just to get it going...maybe move the stator plate a bit in either direction and give it a try.. then fine...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-19-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Another thing I would like to mention is that it...

Another thing I would like to mention is that it will still run with the air screw turned in all the way. I have to bump up the idle just a bit of course, but not much.

The pilot jet says "05"
Forum: 2 smokers 03-17-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
I have tried each position on the needle, then...

I have tried each position on the needle, then ran the bike through the ranges, started it many times in each position also. It seems to run the best in the middle position. (3 up from the bottom) ...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-16-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Yes that is exactly what it is doing. NO power...

Yes that is exactly what it is doing. NO power loss, just that guh/guh/guh then instant power gain and smoothness as I open the throttle further. And just as you mentioned, when not under load it...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-14-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
And the plug is nice and tan...it was always on...

And the plug is nice and tan...it was always on the dark side before.
I am now starting to experiment with Interceptor premix at a 40:1 Mix
Forum: 2 smokers 03-12-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
So now that the snow is disappering...I have been...

So now that the snow is disappering...I have been riding/tuning the bike a bit.
I mentioned earlier that I moved the E clip on the carb needle down a couple notches...this is where is runs the best....
Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
And same goes for a stainless adventure to the...

And same goes for a stainless adventure to the great white north!
Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Ok, I will likely look into a larger rear sproket...

Ok, I will likely look into a larger rear sproket then. Maybe a 50 tooth. I want to go quite a bit lower than what it is as the bike will be strickly a trail machine now.

Not sure what the...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Hey stainless I I lowered that clip from the top...

Hey stainless I I lowered that clip from the top notch, down two notches. And I think that cured it!!!!:clap
Have not ridden it much just 100yards and back, due to the snow and cold. But if its...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-15-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Another great post Stainless!! Ok I know which...

Another great post Stainless!!
Ok I know which clip your talking about now...I had no idea that was its function. I will look into that ASAP, probably weekend tho.
For some reason, I think the...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-15-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
I don't know how to adjust the needle position.

I don't know how to adjust the needle position.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-14-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,314
Posted By Kevin 007
Im in Nelson B.C Canada. Well I just had this...

Im in Nelson B.C Canada.
Well I just had this bike bored 2nd oversize with a NOS Wiseco piston kit in it, new reeds etc... I had the carb completely apart again with thorough cleaning and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,371
Posted By Kevin 007
Sounds good. Well I guess its not too much more...

Sounds good. Well I guess its not too much more than buying a new CDI and source coils and whatnot
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