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Old 08-23-2013, 06:34 AM   #24871
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I remember Bone Shaker, Strawberry Hill, and Indian Mound in Pcola but not the others. We had Wild Acres and several others in Mobile which I cannot remember their names.... anyone else? I left the area in 1973 and headed to Tenn and then Texas but that's another story...that involves Bultacos and Huskys.

Yes we were all very busy making memories and we didn't even know it.

Waiting on Phil to come by for one more pull before complete tear down. Wife refuses to be a part of pulling me with truck...

We will see....
Vic, it's got to be in the FI somewhere. What about those small micron filters that are in there in several places??
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:39 AM   #24872
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This was taken at the claypit near the Gulf Power Plant Crist.
Gulf power pit was where John & I learned to ride. We could ride there from the house through the woods. We have been riding dirt bikes together for 40 years I should get a medal or sumthin
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:41 AM   #24873
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Bone shaker, Strawberry Hill , Sanders Beach, Indian Mound, Sun City ,,,,, .

Indian Mound was THE BOMB

U seen Fernando lately?
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:08 AM   #24874
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Indian Mound was THE BOMB

U seen Fernando lately?
Yep at the last Jr. High class reunion.



And we get together for a ride ever so often.
He mostly rides with Robbie R.



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Old 08-23-2013, 07:12 AM   #24875
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Vic, it's got to be in the FI somewhere. What about those small micron filters that are in there in several places??
The filters are clean or replaced and I am getting fuel out of the injector nozzle in the throttle body. And I have plenty of spark at the plug but it never even goes POP!. Nothing. For a pop you need gas air compression and spark.

I'm afraid its a lack of compression. I'm still hoping its a stuck valve.
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:42 AM   #24876
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The filters are clean or replaced and I am getting fuel out of the injector nozzle in the throttle body. And I have plenty of spark at the plug but it never even goes POP!. Nothing. For a pop you need gas air compression and spark.

I'm afraid its a lack of compression. I'm still hoping its a stuck valve.
Maybe this new plug went bad too???
Lots of nasties left in there to change things.
Different environment in the combustion chamber under compression and spark will be different than outside looking at it spark.

Maybe borrow a compression tester from Auto Zone and see if your within spec?
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:13 AM   #24877
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The filters are clean or replaced and I am getting fuel out of the injector nozzle in the throttle body. And I have plenty of spark at the plug but it never even goes POP!. Nothing. For a pop you need gas air compression and spark.

I'm afraid its a lack of compression. I'm still hoping its a stuck valve.
Vico,
Just do a leak down test and be done with the guessing.
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:58 AM   #24878
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Vico1, worst case what would it need? Prolly just rings and a valve job right? I would think if you got the bike off fast enough no bearings would have really had a chance to ruin themselves. I'm not familiar with flooding a motor though so..
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:33 AM   #24879
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Vico,
Just do a leak down test and be done with the guessing.
DB
I just went out and took a leak down the spark plug hole...

Now what?
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:02 AM   #24880
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That should do it!

Time to "cowboy up".
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:01 PM   #24881
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[QUOTE=Vico1;22162998]Here's one you've seen before: circa 1969 clay pit in Mobile
125cc Sachs Im about 22.



You don't look much different now than when you were 22, other than you usually buckle the strap on your helmet today... Love the old pics, thanks. Brings back mixed memories of my less than two years of dirt bike experience in the early 70's. Had a '71 yellow-gold Yam 175 "enduro"-so I entered a enduro race. What a cluster f#*k! I had no idea what I was doing, no experience with rules, roll chart, timed check points, etc..got to 1st check point too early??? Got lost then I really got lost, found a guy on Maico...or was a CZ? Followed him for a minute or two, lost again, got a river on my left, steep mud river bank on right, came to fallen tree, while trying get over tree bike slid down wet tree into river, completely under while I was trying to hold onto it with throttle nearly wide open...I wanted to cry but a nice guy helped me get it out of river and pushed along mud bank til could get back up to woods, I pushed til came to dirt-mud road, exhausted I couldn't push any further, layed it down in woods, walked out, got a friend and my step-dad to go back in and get bike. That was my first and last enduro experience. Maybe I'll try another one now that I'm 58, older, wiser....weaker, fatter, NOT!!!
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:12 PM   #24882
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Wicked Having a bad day, eh?

Gotta yer bike a little water-logged you say?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yet78LD4z7I
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:58 PM   #24883
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:18 PM   #24884
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Vintage picture

http://www1.snapfish.com/snapfish/sl...NAME=snapfish/
Rider #2 is Jimmy F., #24 is Mitch L., # 14 is me, John M., #11 is Kevin C. @ Geneva, Al. Race track in 1974.
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:17 AM   #24885
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Gotta yer bike a little water-logged you say?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yet78LD4z7I
That song "Don't Hurt Me" was playin in my head while watching that one.



Hey John,
REMEMBER the feeling of butterfly's in your gut waiting on the starting line?
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http://www1.snapfish.com/snapfish/sl...NAME=snapfish/
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