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Clavicle end removal surgery after break

So, I broke my clavicle right near the joint at the shoulder (X-ray and info in the clavicle thread).  Went to the doc today, its not healing properly, its trying to heal but at an odd angle.  So he had me scheduled for surgery 10/30 to remove that stub end of the bone.  This sound...

What Is This, And Where Can I Get One?

What's the proper name of the thing I circled, and does anyone know where I can get one?   I've worn out the Googler guessing.   They want $30.00 for this kit (6 pieces), and that's crazy talk.   I want to put these in the bed of my truck so I can remove a wheel chock.  ...

Inner thigh cramping bad, after a day on the track

Tonight, out of nowhere, resting in the recliner, SEVERE inner thigh cramps, both LT and RT legs, made me break a sweat, the pain was so bad. Then it went away 10 mins. later just as mysteriously as it arrived. Is this common? I'm 44. I was on the track very aggressive today. I did take breaks...

Gear change on 15 exc 50p

I'm wondering what would give me a walking speed or maybe a little faster when I release the clutch. . I'm trying to keep stock chain but will change if I need to. I'm looking at a 14 48 right now, what do you guys think? I've been told I can keep the stock chain with this setup. I just want mo...

A Slo mo & Reg speed Hill climb

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Hi, i came across this while looking for suspension upgrade http://www.moto-pro.com/ProductPage.asp?strMPSID=MIDVLVK3   Anyone tried those? The price seems very tempting, on the other hand several shims and MV springs do not cost much.   I mailed MOTO PRO to tell me where i can order th...

1989 trx250r traded for 2004 yz450f good trade?

Jason yz450f


I found an 06 DS650 baja that is super clean. has white bros r4 pipe and i think that's it as far as upgrades. guy says it has really low hours and it does look like his story could hold true.. all the bearings seem nice and tight, chain has all the adjustment left, the clutch seemed good,...

Yfz450r smokes what exactly do I do?

My 2009 yfz450r I just traded my street bike for fires right up and idles and everything. But it smokes a bit when it's cold and when I give it full throttle. Do I have to replace just the rings? Or should I get a whole new piston and rings. If not what all should be replaced to stop his? And is...

MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster RR

October 21, 2014 - (Motor Sports Newswire) - The RR badge, until now reserved for only the best 4-cylinder MV bikes, now takes the in-line 3-cylinder range by storm. And it does so with the Brutale 800 Dragster RR, a combination of power, style, superb chassis design and sheer brute force. In a c...

Scorpion Announces New “Entry-Level” Price Point on the B...

Starting at $129.95, the R410 is the best "value" helmet on the market. SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA - October 21, 2014 - (Motor Sports Newswire) -  Last week at AIMExpo Scorpion announced a major strategy shift for their best-selling EXO-R410 full face helmet. Making room for their all-new EXO-R710...

Triumph Motorcycles Announces Bonneville Newchurch Specia...

ATLANTA, GA - October 21, 2014 - (Motor Sports Newswire) -NEW BONNEVILLE NEWCHURCH SPECIAL EDITIONNew Special Edition Bonneville styled to celebrate the popular annual international Triumph Tridays festival in AustriaContemporary new paint schemes in a choice of two color schemesEnhanced styling...

Upgrade Time

Hey viewers It's time for an upgrade my old school Polaris 700 finally quit on me. I sold it to an older gentleman who didn't need a light snowmobile with a long track that wanted to restore it. The problem for me is that I do not know what I want. I live near the mountains that are really steep...

2014 pro rmk's for rent

I plan to go out a 4-5 times for sure this year. When not using I would rent my sleds to anyone that has a need for or 2 sleds. If you're going out with some friends and want to go where the snow is this is the best option.

twin pipes for skidoo ss25?

i was looking into maybe getting twin pipes and twin carbs on my ss25 this season to give it a little extra zip. i know these pipes are engine specific, but is there anything out there that could be fairly close to interchangeable on my ss25? maybe off a blizzard 454? also, what would be a good s...

Old School Jet Ski

Aloha everyone, I was happy to see there some people out there who still appreciate the fun of stand-ups over couches!! I'm contemplating resurrecting my skis, got two js550's with numerous mods. They haven't been registered for 9 years and they're in storage in SoCal (I've been stationed out...

nx650 engine on a xr?

Hi, newbie here but life long backyard wrench turner,  I just bout a basket ex650 just for some transmission parts.  Turns out its got a nice clean downer engine on it I am thinking about taring it down build up rebuild it this winter and put it in my xr, rather than rebuild the XR moto...

1996 seadoo xp

My dad's seadoo is in perfect running condition but my dad says that if u go cruising the engine will choke and it won't start up again unless out of the water . I'm wondering why it won't start in the water with even the choke on Is this normal for all pwc's of this year ?

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  • Cheap Oil Measuring Bottle
    Jul 08, 2007 09:49 PM
    Get a 1 liter, graduated, clear plastic tomato sauce (ketchup) bottle from the supermarket. Use this to measure oils and squirt into engine, no measuring jug or funnel required. I have one each for both engine and gearbox and have the correct quantity written on the bottles. They are also handy f...
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