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Long Spinal Fusion and Riding

I'm about to have a spinal fusion done to treat scoliosis, it will be from about T2 to L2. So I was hoping to hear from anyone else who's gone through this type of surgery and was able to get back to riding.

Anybody that tows with a cross over SUV.

Just curious how many people on the forums are hauling their toys with a non truck based SUV. I was thinking about getting a Toyota rav4, Honda crv, Subaru forester or something equivalent at the end of this year. Im looking for a car that gets decent gas milage "because it will be my DD", has 4...

Pat's Acres Canby OR 9-7-14

 Yeah yeah, I forgot to post this earlier but have been a tad on the crazy busy side but yes, This coming Sunday at Pat's acres in Canby Oar for some braaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaap! Supermoto time!    I will be on the slow side as still deali...

230f lowering link?

Would like to lower the back of the 230f about 1.5-2" if possible. The lady is just about tip toes on it... who makes the best bang for the buck?

Left side oil seal crf250r

Ok so somehow the left side oil seal came out of the crankcase and was Obviously eat up by the cam chain. I bought a new one to replace but which side goes towards the crank??, and is this a common problem? Iv never heard of it.

Left side oil seal crf250r

Ok so somehow the left side oil seal came out of the crankcase and was Obviously eat up by the cam chain. I bought a new one to replace but which side goes towards the crank??, and is this a common problem? Iv never heard of it.

2002 Yamaha Warrior Starter Problem HELP!

Hey guys so It's probably really easy but I got a new battery for my atv today and I cranked it over no problem. I put the battery tender on it to top the charge off and cranked it later on with the battery tender on & it just clicked. Now it just clicks every time I try to start it. Blown fu...

Spark, no spark, spark

So Im working on my daughter's 49cc Chinese four wheeler. It had been running fine but suddenly it won't start. Pulled the plug and checked spark. When i hit the start button, it fires once, then nothing while it cranks. If there was no spark at all i could probly figure it out, but this? Any i...

Let's see your Yamaha Warrior's.

I've seen DRZ threads, and YZ426F threads, etc. I figured since I'm new to the Warrior world it'd be nice to see some other ones.

Anyone got parts for a cbr f4i?

Just got a f4i and it has a stunt tank on it, and it could use some other parts anyone got any?

Getting new (to me) XR650L, need help with jetting Mikuni

i'm getting a Honda XR650L on friday, and i know i'm going to have to rejet it. i've never dealt with this carb or bike beofre, and i hear that this is the place to go. it has a mikuni T38 85A carb on it, and the following is said about airbox/exhaust:   1993 XR650L previous owner had motor...

2000 Kawaski Zr-7

Hi everyone, I recently purchased a 2000 Kawasaki Zr-7. It has 18,200miles. It is a true show bike. Powder coated wheels. 6k worth of chrome. Muzzy exhaust. Fantastic bike! Bought for $2100. Was that a good deal? Also when it warms up it bogs a little in 1st gear. what would cause this? It is up...

Trail worthy but with off trail capabilities

Im wondering what is the best 600cc polaris 2010 and below that has the best on trail/off trail capabilities. I've been looking for answers all over. I'm looking at a 144 inch track, but i want to know if the rmk 144" with a 2" lug can handle your average trails in the U.P. of Michigan. Is it pos...

Haydays! Who's going?

SnoBarons doing their annual Haydays swap meet/grass drags in Minnesota again this year... anyone else in? http://www.snobarons.com/   Swing by the Tylers Backcountry Awareness trailer... i'll be around. :thumbsup:  

1981 Yamaha Excel III- NEED HELP!

I recently bought an 81 Yamaha Excel III off a friend for 80$. I have never owned or worked on a snowmobile. I can't find any manuals for the sled or any tech information. I've only worked on dirtbikes. I need some information on how to do a tune up. The oil change is the big one. If anybody has...

Sx standup

Anybody here selling a 650 sx or 750 sx for cheap that needs work in the ny area

Siezed engine help!

I've got a 1996 Arctic Cat Tigershark 900 triple and I forgot to put oil in it yesterday and the engine seized up. I managed to get it to turn over a couple times but it sounds like I need to replace the crankshaft bearings and possibly the crankshaft too. How much would it cost me to fix that an...

do parts still exist for a 95 slt 750?

my family has a pair of Polaris slt 750's up at the cottage and miss them horribly.   first one went last summer, center cylinder crank bearing came apart, need a  center cylinder and .030 over pistons and the center section of the crank. or a good used motor.   second one went thi...

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  • Easy, Clean Oil Filter Change
    Aug 10, 2005 09:29 PM
    Whenever I would change my oil, I'd clean the oil filter as well (why not, it's a SS oil filter!)But every time I would loosen all the bolts, oil would just pour out of it, onto my water pump, onto my frame, then on my skidplate, then on the stand, then on the floor, then down the dri...
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