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by 60something
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Top End
Topic: 1987 KX500 Head mods for kyser777
Replies: 17
Views: 8448

Re: 1987 KX500 Head mods for kyser777

Hi Sandblaster! Hope you and yours had a Merry Christmas! Just an encouraging word; I enjoy all the information you share on this site, and check it fairly frequently for new posts. It sometimes seems kinda quiet here, but I bet many benefit from your knowledge without ever posting. Thanks for shari...
by 60something
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Bike Builds and rebuilds
Topic: '87 KX500 project
Replies: 3
Views: 2993

Re: '87 KX500 project

I stepped away from this project from mid-summer until now due to lack of time, but just looking at all this KX stuff is getting me fired up to make sure I get it done for the Spring!! :)
by 60something
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Dirt Bike Technical discussion
Topic: Any good two stroke books out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 4353

Re: Any good two stroke books out there?

...that book I posted a photo of is by Gordon Jennings. Here's something that I found about him on Wikipedia: "Jennings, a self-educated engineer and journalist, worked on and off as a technical and contributing editor for two decades after his editorship. He was beloved among Cycle readers—known fo...
by 60something
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Dirt Bike Technical discussion
Topic: Any good two stroke books out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 4353

Re: Any good two stroke books out there?

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by 60something
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Dirt Bike General Discussion
Topic: DIY "Do it yourself" Anodizing your titanium bolts
Replies: 8
Views: 4996

Re: DIY "Do it yourself" Anodizing your titanium bolts

Very Cool! I think I already know the answer, but does this only work with titanium? :?

So, were you one of those kids that got a chemistry set for Christmas? :lol:
by 60something
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Bike Builds and rebuilds
Topic: BUILDING A STREET LEGAL KX500 SUPERMOTO
Replies: 238
Views: 142701

Re: BUILDING A STREET LEGAL KX500 SUPERMOTO

Ohhh, fork cleaner! Yeah, we have that....works for spoons and dishes too :lol: !

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by 60something
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Carburetion, Induction, Fuel injection, Intake
Topic: How to spot a fake PWK Airstriker carb and others...
Replies: 4
Views: 3155

Re: How to spot a fake PWK Airstriker carb and others...

I took it apart and compared the quality of each item with my old Keihin and I have to say that the quality appears to be excellent. It's like back in the early '60s Japan was building tons of cheap junk, then their manufacturing improved until their stuff was better than ours. I think we're in the ...
by 60something
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Carburetion, Induction, Fuel injection, Intake
Topic: How to spot a fake PWK Airstriker carb and others...
Replies: 4
Views: 3155

Re: How to spot a fake PWK Airstriker carb and others...

Sometimes a knockoff will not have any markings on it; no Sudco, no Keihin, nothin'...not saying how I know this.
by 60something
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Bike Builds and rebuilds
Topic: BUILDING A STREET LEGAL KX500 SUPERMOTO
Replies: 238
Views: 142701

Re: BUILDING A STREET LEGAL KX500 SUPERMOTO

P.S. Forgive me if I'm mistaken to lump Oregon in with California regarding heavy-handed government. :?

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