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Forum: 2 smokers 07-14-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
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: 390
Views: 116,891
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 48
Views: 2,612
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: 48
Views: 2,612
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: 48
Views: 2,612
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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: 105
Views: 14,600
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...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-17-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By mudmantra
I agree. The only way it puts a drag on the motor...

I agree. The only way it puts a drag on the motor would be if it's going to a load. Example battery, voltage regulator, headlight. I've completely removed lighting coils with no ill effect also. Not...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-11-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,600
Posted By mudmantra
I just installed new steering bearings. The...

I just installed new steering bearings. The bottom race was stuck , I finally used a welder to build it up just enough to pop it out. Installed new handle bars to replace the one I bent. Actually,...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,189
Posted By mudmantra
Finally found someone with PWK38AS jetting used...

Finally found someone with PWK38AS jetting used on a IT490. MJ. 178, SJ. 40, Needle. CEG, Clip position #4. throttle cutaway UNKNOWN. But I'll guess it's a 7.0 . Looks real close to the standard...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-28-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,189
Posted By mudmantra
I think a 38 PWK airstriker would be the way to...

I think a 38 PWK airstriker would be the way to go. I haven't found the exact jetting that works with the IT490 OR YZ490. I did hear of a PWK38AS jetted on a YZ465. It sounded like the throttle...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-26-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,600
Posted By mudmantra
No. I think they are the 38mm, the stock 1980...

No. I think they are the 38mm, the stock 1980 YZ465 forks. I just looked at the level and it looked like 4 inches from the top. I hope to find the actual spec's for the level before I ride it. I like...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-23-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
:thumbThanks. I'm going to try another CDI I have...

:thumbThanks. I'm going to try another CDI I have first. It's going on a first year BW200. It has a CDI that was plagued with problems. I see they might offer a TW200 CDI, that might be close enough...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-23-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,600
Posted By mudmantra
A little more work done. Checked the forks, and...

A little more work done. Checked the forks, and it looks like I'd have to destroy the dust seals to remove them. The seals aren't leaking, so I only changed the fork oil. I remove almost 500cc's from...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-21-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Interesting. :bmwrider Have you ordered anything...

Interesting. :bmwrider Have you ordered anything from them? If it's all legit, then they might be the answer for another machine I have.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-20-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
I know where one's at. I think it's still for...

I know where one's at. I think it's still for sale too. The story I got about these things being so dangerous, was the CDI was unstable. It would go to full advance at the odd times, like starting,...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-19-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Well even just a little smoother on the YZ490...

Well even just a little smoother on the YZ490 would be OK. It's also supposed to run better and be easier to get the jetting sorted out. But I'll find out when my parts come back. I got the jetting...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-18-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,600
Posted By mudmantra
Still fixing stuff. Installed new clutch cable,...

Still fixing stuff. Installed new clutch cable, clutch fiber plates and springs. After looking at the clutch, I should get new steel plates too. It's all together now, but I'll order the steel plates...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-15-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Yeah I'll let you how YZ490 turns out. My YZ465...

Yeah I'll let you how YZ490 turns out. My YZ465 has a 1980 cylinder, and I had the head done, but I think the ports are stock. below the pipe, it well torque up and over just about anything. 0n the...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-13-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
I sent the cylinder, cylinder head and new Wiseco...

I sent the cylinder, cylinder head and new Wiseco piston to Forward Motion. I was told that the wider smoother more better powerband, was the best running for the YZ490. I couldn't find any reviews...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,788
Posted By mudmantra
It could make a good woods bike. The first thing...

It could make a good woods bike. The first thing would be to ask why is the price so low. Make a list of the parts you need to fix it, check the price, and that the parts are still available. I was...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-19-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks. Always good to know there's electrical...

Thanks. Always good to know there's electrical parts available for an older bike. Looks like Electrex has almost all the parts to rebuild a stator. Rex's speedshop also has the CDI's for the...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-17-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Removed engine from frame. Time to get it ready...

Removed engine from frame. Time to get it ready to send. Need to paint the frame and motor. Remove cylinder head, bore at 87mm. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-17-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Good to know. I didn't see it on their web site....

Good to know. I didn't see it on their web site. Must be an item you need to call for. From cross checking part numbers, the IT 465/490, YZ465/ 1982 YZ490 and some IT175's all use the same rotor and...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-16-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
When I first got the bike it had a Baja design...

When I first got the bike it had a Baja design lighting kit on it. Plus a lighting coil. I don't know for sure, but I was told that the lighting coil was from Ricky stator. Might be an old product...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-16-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks Kevin. I've got a lot of details to...

Thanks Kevin.
I've got a lot of details to complete to get these machines ready. Plus I'm collecting a lot of good idea's to follow up on and try. I'm closer to getting the YZ465 in the woods...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-16-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Funny not worried about keep up with a KDX 200....

Funny not worried about keep up with a KDX 200. If the guys any good, I might follow him and see if I can learn something. If the guys not any good, and going fast, I still might follow, but out of...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-16-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Yes I know, it dose sound kind of unnecessary....

Yes I know, it dose sound kind of unnecessary. But I have one more set of jets I want to try. Then I believe I'll have a good a before porting and head work running base line. I may have it already...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-15-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
New pipe, rebuilt clutch with steel plates, and...

New pipe, rebuilt clutch with steel plates, and new lower gearing test. Results positive. Everything is working better. I like the lower gearing, and it's still going to top out way faster than is...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-15-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
My 465 was a lot easier to jet than the 490....

My 465 was a lot easier to jet than the 490. Vibration is lower too, even though it's throwing around a 86.5mm piston. Now that I have the routine down, I like starting this bike. From the spec's I...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-14-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks :bmwrider. That's good to know. Which...

Thanks :bmwrider. That's good to know. Which carburetor do you think has the smoothest throttle response?
Forum: 2 smokers 10-13-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Thanks.:beer Just collecting info on the PWK-as...

Thanks.:beer Just collecting info on the PWK-as carb now, but I think it might be a good future mod. I have the VM38 on the 490 runs just acceptable right now. But It might run better now that I've...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-13-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,133
Posted By mudmantra
Cool Machines! :bmwrider What type carburetor do...

Cool Machines! :bmwrider What type carburetor do you have on them? Another owner of a 1982 YZ490 said he had good luck with a PJ38, off a Honda CR500. He said it really improved his low end and mid...
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