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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By coresports
excess heat from unburned fuel/hotter pipe. ...

excess heat from unburned fuel/hotter pipe.

i have so much confidence in this bike (stock) that i will wait for a post of a stock 08 that had a fuel pump fail & i will give this brand new front...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By coresports
i would check them both out condition-wise, lower...

i would check them both out condition-wise, lower miles are better to me but condition/care would trump miles on this bike. being as they are both stock, the fuel pump/08 issue is a non-issue as only...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By coresports
i like my shinko trailmaster's for what you...

i like my shinko trailmaster's for what you mention. on pavement they are great & ive had them on dirt roads and they are fine. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By coresports
+1 ...

+1

http://i867.photobucket.com/albums/ab236/coresports/96ade3f6-bf01-4e80-ae0d-92b33ce94e09_zps9b8d8d30.png
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By coresports
now thats some good advice!....i am in the stock...

now thats some good advice!....i am in the stock camp, bike runs flawlessly. when i twist the throttle i KNOW whats going to happen.
you really can't put a price on that!
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By coresports
glad you posted a video because i don;t think i...

glad you posted a video because i don;t think i would have believed you! congrats on being prepared. i see she started right up after the cross. great bike...great video!
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By coresports
what type of oil are you running? maybe the...

what type of oil are you running?

maybe the clutch cable needs adjusting?

i was reading an article in a dirt bike mag over the weekend and it said when your clutch freeplay is adjusted...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By coresports
i love my bike but thats the issue...a WRF would...

i love my bike but thats the issue...a WRF would be great for that stuff but then you can't ride it home.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 12:38 PM
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Posted By coresports
best video i have seen on here! i usually never...

best video i have seen on here! i usually never watch these to the end but the water cross with the easy path to the right.....no hesitation - water!
it looked like an orange rider looked at your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By coresports
i am not that tall so maybe that helps..... also,...

i am not that tall so maybe that helps..... also, i have been told i am a hardass & i am full of $hit so maybe that helps...:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By coresports
i hear this complaint a lot on here, i have a...

i hear this complaint a lot on here, i have a stock seat. i sit very forward on the bike/seat, to the point i am almost on the gas tank, its very comfortable and i have ridden all day this way off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By coresports
now thats a good looking bike!! looks like the...

now thats a good looking bike!! looks like the newer yz motorcrosser's.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By coresports
thats a bad camp to be in...ive been riding for...

thats a bad camp to be in...ive been riding for 40+ yrs, on/off road, dualsports for the last 20, trust me, go atleast as loose as the manual says and maybe even add a pinch more...looser is better....
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 02:18 PM
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Posted By coresports
i used to take a chisel and make and indentation...

i used to take a chisel and make and indentation in the bolt head then used a regular screwdriver and hammer and hit it on an angle to rotate stripped bolts off my old bikes, works pretty well.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By coresports
pretty sure it's 10,500. i know i hit it quite a...

pretty sure it's 10,500. i know i hit it quite a bit trying to wring every last pony out of her
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By coresports
wow thats some beautiful scenery & what a great...

wow thats some beautiful scenery & what a great way to see it!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By coresports
left the go pro at home...had to work

not a huge fan of working weekends but this is not a bad way to get there and i always get the same parking spot....i obviously do not work for a lawn mowing/landscaping company!
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By coresports
i realize this is too late but maybe this will...

i realize this is too late but maybe this will help others....a spark plug boot puller tool is in my toolbox after having ruined many a car plug boot. they are like $25 or less, well worth it, you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By coresports
nice pic....i bet it won't take long to sell....

nice pic....i bet it won't take long to sell. your description of why you are selling is spot on - great bike for street & 2 track/forest road stuff....really kinda what it is designed for but thats...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By coresports
thats hilarious! i love seeing a bike with...

thats hilarious! i love seeing a bike with blinkers doing this kinda of stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By coresports
good to know, they seem like they will hold up....

good to know, they seem like they will hold up. this is my upper body gear, full spine protection, chest, shoulders, kidney belt & full elbow cups along with the motocross helmet to protect what...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 06:01 AM
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Posted By coresports
buy it!

buy it!
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By coresports
i did too the other day and without proper gear,...

i did too the other day and without proper gear, bike was fine but the scraped up knee & elbow kinda sucked so i picked up a set of these thor knee brace/guards....hard knee cap, they flex well all...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By coresports
all i can say to this is that mine is stock and...

all i can say to this is that mine is stock and NEVER does that. if you have a programmer maybe some settings are off but thats just a guess. if you don't, maybe a dirty air filter? again, just a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By coresports
+1 on the battery tender, i don;t have one, never...

+1 on the battery tender, i don;t have one, never used one, stock 08 with original battery getting close to 12000 miles on & off-road & i live in michigan BUT i am expecting it to take a dirt nap...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By coresports
i kinda figured you wouldn't put 1/2 qt of oil on...

i kinda figured you wouldn't put 1/2 qt of oil on your air filter! i am going to guess (again) it's your rings, oil is getting sucked up out of the gearbox/clutch case then past the rings into the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By coresports
its not the wheelies, i ride on one wheel a fair...

its not the wheelies, i ride on one wheel a fair amount and have not had oil in my air box.
is your oil over-filled? bike should be on level ground, off the kickstand with oil level between the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By coresports
try riding it more and see if you get used to...

try riding it more and see if you get used to it. i ride a bone-stock 08 and i actually prefer the near instant throttle response of the FI engine, reminds me of the old 2 smokers i used to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:16 AM
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Posted By coresports
congrats...what did you end up paying? and the...

congrats...what did you end up paying? and the rule is a pic or it didn't happen, haha
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 06:56 AM
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Posted By coresports
i would make him an aggressive offer and if he...

i would make him an aggressive offer and if he bites then buy it. these little gems have very few issues and are usually easily solved especially with all the help available here. the only caveat...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:17 AM
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Posted By coresports
why suspension/setup matters so much

trail video. wait for it......

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw-Fnk-KKHx0UER6eV9ROGhIU00/edit?usp=sharing
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By coresports
nice! i like the videos without music - you get...

nice! i like the videos without music - you get more of a feel for what is was really like to have been there.

on another note, are you looking into a set of folding mirrors? i have heard that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 08:16 AM
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Posted By coresports
if you ride off road more than on, i would say...

if you ride off road more than on, i would say you will be able to go faster & be safer if you put the same amount of $$ in suspension re-working & good tires. if you ride more on road then you may...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By coresports
air pressure can build up in the forks and make...

air pressure can build up in the forks and make them harsh...make sure to take a screwdriver to the top and let the air out of the front forks every so often or just get a pair of these for $12
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By coresports
count me in the 5%. i run 2 sets of 21/18's dirt...

count me in the 5%. i run 2 sets of 21/18's dirt & street rubber, i can easily wheelie in 2nd gear on the pavement w/out clutching & i can't imagine 1st gear being any shorter.
my off-road is more...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By coresports
i run mine pretty close to what the manual says &...

i run mine pretty close to what the manual says & looser is a bit safer, yours seems a bit tight...try riding around the block and re-check it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By coresports
i dont know about trying to kill you but they are...

i dont know about trying to kill you but they are not doing your little blue machine any favors thats for sure....having too much oil is just as bad as not enough oil. i would find another dealer if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By coresports
ok...just a guess but maybe valvetrain noise...

ok...just a guess but maybe valvetrain noise until the oil gets up into the head and lubes everything???
kinda like my old car starting on a cold morning, the lifters rattle for a bit then it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By coresports
don't take my word for it, hop on any decent bike...

don't take my word for it, hop on any decent bike forum and search 'inverted forks' and see what others say

yes it makes the forks stiffer but the main reason was to reduce unsprung weight which...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By coresports
if there is less unsprung weight like using...

if there is less unsprung weight like using lighter tires/rims/hubs/spokes ect the suspension should work better ie: respond quicker to bumps or curbs and should provide better traction/braking by...
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