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  1. truespode

    My KTM 85 SX 2007

    Here are a few posts that may help you learn about jetting: https://www.eric-gorr.com/files/pdfs/carb_cleaning_and_jetting.pdf (highly recommend) About Carb Jetting 2 Stroke Carburetor Tuning
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    2008 YZ450FX Trails bike??

    YAMAHA YZ450FX FULL TEST | Dirt Bike Magazine
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    Pit bike 110 weird kickstart

    Might be the auto decompress getting stuck? Or a valve? Or just bad timing and kicking with the auto decompress?
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    Is there a "Meet me" discussion group?

    There is a Who to ride with forum here... Who to Ride With, Where to Ride However, best bet for NC is to look up NCHSA.ORG and go to a race (even if not racing) and talk to people. Most are pretty friendly in that series and like to help people along. They treated me really well back when I was...
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    1991 CR250R Project Bike Build

    Do they weigh the same? Wonder if there are any real differences?
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    1991 CR250R Project Bike Build

    The picture quality is great! Keep up the good work... looking forward to the final product
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    Herniated disk

    Back issues are hard when you like to ride. I have problems in my lower back where there is no more disc at all. My neck is deteriorating as well. I am doing everything I can to avoid surgery. Here are a couple videos of one my favorite riders, Doug Henry who overcame a lot of adversity to race...
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    Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!
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    Help My bike won't start - KDX 250

    That does not happen often
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    Help My bike won't start - KDX 250

    It depends on how lean things got when it ran out of gas. If the rings go bad it will lose compression but that happens slowly over times. I recommend checking the reeds (block that goes into the cylinder from the carb). The reed pedals can blow at any time depending on how old they are or just...
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    Help My bike won't start - KDX 250

    If there is any ethanol in the fuel it will gum up the carb really good. You would probably need to replace the jets as you may not be able to get them clean enough. Also, check your reeds. If they are blown out it will cause problems as well. They should be flush against the reed block and...
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    Help My bike won't start - KDX 250

    Your Internet-Fu is on point today, Okie!
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    1967 Triumph TR6C Rebuild by a noob.

    Sounds not so much as history as it is HIS-story :)
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    1991 CR250R Project Bike Build

    That looks much better
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    Marvin out of SX...

    He was one of my favorites... his window is closing :(
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    Bogging

    Clean the carb, make sure all jets are clean, replace spark plug and then try to jet the carb.
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    1991 CR250R Project Bike Build

    Wow... The color doesn't look too bad but the rust colored areas are not a good sign. Hope it gets done right this time.
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    1967 Triumph TR6C Rebuild by a noob.

    Paging High Lord Gomer. High Lord Gomer to the pink courtesy phone! This is a great thread... love the detail from 89r... what DRN has always been about. Ivan
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    1967 Triumph TR6C Rebuild by a noob.

    BWAHAHAHAHA! I have been with Gomer working on bikes... not pretty.
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    1991 CR250R Project Bike Build

    We have a very loyal membership base still around... we don't check every day but we do visit multiple times a week. FB has taken a lot of traffic from sites like this but those of us still around do enjoy restoration posts. I forget to hit the like button many times but am watching. Thanks...
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    1991 CR250R Project Bike Build

    Just b/c we aren't commenting doesn't mean we aren't looking