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Old 01-17-2013, 09:34 AM   #2251
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How to change a tire

I have been looking for,the video ,,,how to,change a tire,,,I have tried to locate that video,,,I think it was. On this thread, anyone remember the page or date of thread????uj
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:37 AM   #2252
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I have been looking for,the video ,,,how to,change a tire,,,I have tried to locate that video,,,I think it was. On this thread, anyone remember the page or date of thread????uj



Not a video, but lays it down pretty well:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50717


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Old 01-17-2013, 09:49 AM   #2253
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"Way out" is relative, Japan is really not that big. Where I live it's something like 150 kilometers coast to coast from west to east, with mountains in the middle. So even though those pictures are countryside, it's not far away. In Japan you never have to go far to get to the countryside, and vice versa you get from countryside to cities very quick.

And if I had the money, or the job to move where LostRider is riding his bike, I would Interestingly though there is a slight chance that I'll be relocation to the US for work in 2014, I was already asked if I could imagine doing so.
great, man. I hope you get to move. I didnt realize it was so small. well lemon, start packing
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:20 AM   #2254
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Upper fork

Anyone know what the "finish" is on the upper fork, maybe sputter coated titanium nitride? I know they used to put some sort of clear coat over the aluminum to thwart oxidation on most of the aluminum way back when. Could also be just anodized.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:25 AM   #2255
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great, man. I hope you get to move. I didnt realize it was so small. well lemon, start packing
Hoping that you want to move, did you check into shipping costs yet? I was checking the shipping cost for US to Australia, as opposed to renting, and it seemed crazy $, then more to ship back home. Plenty of places here to explore, for way less $.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:22 AM   #2256
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Speed is not measured at the front wheel on these bikes. Wouldn't need the SpeedoDRD if it was.
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No speedo or any of that junk to mess with. Just going to come down to getting all of the wheel spacers right. I am going to test fit it some more tonight, then through my factory front end back on and send those forks off for a rebuild as long as I can figure out the spacing.
Thanks for correcting my error; all my old-school motorcycles employ speedometer sending units. This speedometer units create spacing differences if you switch between a street legal front wheel and a dirt bike wheel.

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Old 01-17-2013, 11:31 AM   #2257
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I have been looking for,the video ,,,how to,change a tire,,,I have tried to locate that video,,,I think it was. On this thread, anyone remember the page or date of thread????uj
Here are some excellent tire changing videos. I use the tools and techniques demonstrated in these videos, and they work exactly as demonstrated.













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Old 01-17-2013, 02:26 PM   #2258
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Ok, so I'm going forward with this project. I ordered every seal and bushing I could find for these forks. I am bolting on 43mm KYB forks off a 1995 CR250. I ordered Racetech Type 1 Gold Valves FMGV 2530, AB Fork Bushing Kit 38-6014, MSR Forks Seals and Wipers 56-137, Racetech Springs FRSP 395150, 215.VM2.K5 fluid 54oz, Motion Pro Damper Rod Tool, and a Motion Pro Fork Seal Driver.

I know there are some guys that know way more than me about rebuilding forks, so anything I missed? Any instructional youtube vids or write ups on the KYB 43mm? This will be my first fork rebuild.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:03 PM   #2259
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KLX is lacking injection .
I thought it was funny when he called the KLX a finicky little bitch.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:03 PM   #2260
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Ok, so I'm going forward with this project. I ordered every seal and bushing I could find for these forks. I am bolting on 43mm KYB forks off a 1995 CR250. I ordered Racetech Type 1 Gold Valves FMGV 2530, AB Fork Bushing Kit 38-6014, MSR Forks Seals and Wipers 56-137, Racetech Springs FRSP 395150, 215.VM2.K5 fluid 54oz, Motion Pro Damper Rod Tool, and a Motion Pro Fork Seal Driver.

I know there are some guys that know way more than me about rebuilding forks, so anything I missed? Any instructional youtube vids or write ups on the KYB 43mm? This will be my first fork rebuild.
Based upon the parts diagram, these appear to be cartridge forks. I like the following two videos produced by Rocky Mountain ATV/MC.





I imagine Race Tech provides instructions for installing the Gold Valves.

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Old 01-17-2013, 04:07 PM   #2261
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Took this photo of our new CRF while breaking it in out on the back roads near Raglan, New Zealand....great fun. I'm heading back up this way this weekend to see if it still has the stalling issue. Forecast is going to be perfect sun (again)

I've almost got the photo upload technique sorted, just need to figure how to make the photos larger....
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:28 PM   #2262
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Not a video, but lays it down pretty well:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50717


Copy this into Google for more threads:

site:advrider.com,how to change a tire
Thanks for the link on changing a tire,,,,and thanks for the pics and good information on this thread.....LRP RULE.....uncle jimmy
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:29 PM   #2263
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There we go, a bit bigger....
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:04 PM   #2264
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Here are some excellent tire changing videos. I use the tools and techniques demonstrated in these videos, and they work exactly as demonstrated.













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I have been looking for those videos,,, that guyhas it together,,I have ordered some tires for my L R P and I plan to use those tips,,,he does things different than I have ,,,so I hope his tech tips works for me. II have been riding for about 55 years and never had a flat in the rough,,,,have had many that leak down when I get back home,,,,but I feel confident I could handle a flat I the rough.....thanks again uncle jimmy
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:16 PM   #2265
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. Thanks Spud
I have been looking for those videos,,, that guyhas it together,,I have ordered some tires for my L R P and I plan to use those tips,,,he does things different than I have ,,,so I hope his tech tips works for me. II have been riding for about 55 years and never had a flat in the rough,,,,have had many that leak down when I get back home,,,,but I feel confident I could handle a flat I the rough.....thanks again uncle jimmy
You're welcome.

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