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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 99,162
Posted By lamotovita
Be aware that in some locales, like Washington...

Be aware that in some locales, like Washington state, if a spark arrestor is not stamped and certified it is not considered a spark arrestor. In other words you can't build your own.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,323
Posted By lamotovita
And if they would give them away free, they could...

And if they would give them away free, they could really move some units.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By lamotovita
Forget the small wheel bikes. A TTR (or CRF) 230...

Forget the small wheel bikes. A TTR (or CRF) 230 would work far better. You will overwhelm the stock suspension on either of those as well though.
Forum: Trials 06-29-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,262
Posted By lamotovita
That's going to be a tough one. I suggest you...

That's going to be a tough one. I suggest you contact both RYP and Lewisport and see if they can suggest a solution. I doubt you have enough tire clearance to add very much externally to the exhaust....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By lamotovita
http://www.triumphrat.net/attachments/twins-talk/8...

http://www.triumphrat.net/attachments/twins-talk/8130d1218246118-my-new-full-face-lid-hirotake-arai.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By lamotovita
If you don't screw with it, you won't make it any...

If you don't screw with it, you won't make it any worse.
Forum: Trials 06-27-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,307
Posted By lamotovita
Your posts have confirmed for me that although...

Your posts have confirmed for me that although you claim to have had a failed oil pump, you really don't know that to be the case.
You can likely learn something about the failure of your marine...
Forum: Trials 06-27-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,307
Posted By lamotovita
The same things you would suspect if you lost a...

The same things you would suspect if you lost a wrist pin bearing while running pre mix, which I've seen far more of than with oil injection, although that's not a fair comparison since the pre mix...
Forum: Trials 06-26-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By lamotovita
Oh, sorry, I thought this was lyrics to a country...

Oh, sorry, I thought this was lyrics to a country western song.
Forum: Trials 06-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,307
Posted By lamotovita
That's been my experience (20 years in...

That's been my experience (20 years in dealerships), the vast majority of oil pumps that are condemned are victims of suspicion rather than diagnosed failures.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,996
Posted By lamotovita
Congratulations on the new bike. I just sent you...

Congratulations on the new bike. I just sent you a PM.
Forum: Trials 06-26-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,307
Posted By lamotovita
How was the failed oil pump identified, or...

How was the failed oil pump identified, or verified? Or was the oil pump drive what failed?
Forum: Trials 06-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,057
Posted By lamotovita
:thumb:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Trials 06-25-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,057
Posted By lamotovita
Does someone think there's not enough Honda...

Does someone think there's not enough Honda dealers in this country?
Forum: Trials 06-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,057
Posted By lamotovita
Yeah, a chicken in every pot. and a Beta dealer...

Yeah, a chicken in every pot. and a Beta dealer in every garage.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By lamotovita
It makes a much bigger (more noticeable)...

It makes a much bigger (more noticeable) difference on a 250 than it does a 650.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12,160
Views: 1,962,531
Posted By lamotovita
There is a spoke wrench in an XT225 tool kit, if...

There is a spoke wrench in an XT225 tool kit, if anyone cares to look.
Forum: Trials 06-19-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,057
Posted By lamotovita
Most Gas Gas riders would give their right nut to...

Most Gas Gas riders would give their right nut to save two pounds.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6,596
Views: 424,128
Posted By lamotovita
Some do, some don't. A popular axiom in...

Some do, some don't.
A popular axiom in motorcycledom is, "use your front brake to stop, and your rear brake to slow down".
Forum: Trials 06-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By lamotovita
I would say that the fan stopping in the same...

I would say that the fan stopping in the same place repeatedly is a bad sign.
Your fan motor is the only DC accessory on your bike. A faulty rectifier /regulator can do lots of weird things. I...
Forum: Trials 06-18-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By lamotovita
What is the "preferred" orientation of the fan? ...

What is the "preferred" orientation of the fan?
Have you verified the DC voltage at the fan motor?
By "high load" do you mean high rpm?
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 34,855
Posted By lamotovita
My local dealer says "when we don't have em,...

My local dealer says "when we don't have em, they're only $5999.".
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,281
Posted By lamotovita
So what caused the bike failure? Was it, in...

So what caused the bike failure?
Was it, in fact, the side stand switch?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By lamotovita
Your body should stay in about the same place as...

Your body should stay in about the same place as the front of your bike moves up or down. You stay standing on the pegs regardless of the attitude of the bike. The problem with tall bar risers is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,418
Posted By lamotovita
East to Hwy 395, then north to Ukiah, head north...

East to Hwy 395, then north to Ukiah, head north east to Wallowa and Joseph, then north to Asotin WA, then...,forget Seattle.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By lamotovita
I'm curious, could you attribute your quote?

I'm curious, could you attribute your quote?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By lamotovita
You should be concentrating on your feet rather...

You should be concentrating on your feet rather than your hands. Stand on your bike like you are standing on the floor (except you will need to keep your knees bent), you don't need your hands to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6,596
Views: 424,128
Posted By lamotovita
Wow, that looks great! Did you buy it from a...

Wow, that looks great! Did you buy it from a museum?
It looks like it has 40mm carbs, is it a European model?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,596
Views: 424,128
Posted By lamotovita
What did she look like?

What did she look like?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 434,245
Posted By lamotovita
Words to live by.

Words to live by.
Forum: Trials 06-10-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,262
Posted By lamotovita
[QUOTE=1962siia;26969801]I agree with this...

[QUOTE=1962siia;26969801]I agree with this completely. Remember I'm dealing with a 4t so there is more to it than oil changes. Many people have replied to my question regarding oil changes and my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By lamotovita
skip the 230s, they're too small for you, but...

skip the 230s, they're too small for you, but most of the 250s and larger can be set up for you (maybe not the xt250 Yamaha).
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-08-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,949
Posted By lamotovita
Thanks for all the info. There is a dealer near...

Thanks for all the info. There is a dealer near me with BV350s in stock so I'll try to get a ride on one. A Burgman should be easy to find. I'll keep an eye out for the new Yamaha.
I'm not giving...
Forum: Trials 06-08-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,779
Posted By lamotovita
Newer than what? I'm 6'1" and have a...

Newer than what?

I'm 6'1" and have a hard time starting my 4RT (bad hip), sometimes I stand along side the front of the bike, looking towards the rear fender, and kick (push actually) with my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,195
Posted By lamotovita
Dam dude, you can be the poster child for early...

Dam dude, you can be the poster child for early riders!
I'm gonna have to pass this time, I've got a torn tendon in my hand and have to keep one finger splinted. I can do some casual riding but I'd...
Forum: Trials 06-01-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,779
Posted By lamotovita
There are quicker turn than stock throttle tubes...

There are quicker turn than stock throttle tubes available in either plastic or aluminum, but if your complaining about quick clutch engagement I can't imagine why you'd want quicker a throttle to go...
Forum: Trials 05-31-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,779
Posted By lamotovita
Part of the reason the Free Ride has more ground...

Part of the reason the Free Ride has more ground clearance is that it has more suspension travel. With the suspension compressed it will, of course, be less.
Trials riders really don't care about...
Forum: Trials 05-31-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 531
Posted By lamotovita
USA Riders In The World Rounds

Check it out, two American riders rode the world round in Czech.
They deserve applause and support from all of us.
...
Forum: Trials 05-30-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By lamotovita
There were/are quite a few liquid cooled Synts...

There were/are quite a few liquid cooled Synts here in the N,W. They were still in use long after all the Zeros had been scrapped. I haven't seen anyone riding one lately but I think I know where a...
Forum: Trials 05-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By lamotovita
[QUOTE=1962siia;26886636]Thanks for all the input...

[QUOTE=1962siia;26886636]Thanks for all the input folks. I guess no one knows the answers to the questions I asked, but either way I'll have it figured out in a few hours.

No one could answer...
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