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CALIFORNIA & NEVADA - Tahoe NF to Host Open Houses on...

The Tahoe National Forest will host two public open houses in October to discuss the forest roads system and look at the relationship between roads and various resource impacts. The open houses are part of engaging the public in Subpart A of the U.S. Forest Service's 2005 Travel Management Rule....

IDAHO - Sawtooth National Recreation Area Wants Your Inpu...

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area would like to invite the public to provide further discussion regarding summer travel opportunities within the Big Wood River watershed of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Please join Forest Service personnel on October 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at Woodside Mot...

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...

crf 450x 2005 model help please

Hi all my 450 is being a real pain to get to tick over when sat in traffic or at traffic lights   ive wound the slide stop in which has made it tick over really high but if i back it off there is no happy medium it just goes to almost no revs coughs splutters and then stalls   So the qu...

XC bend bars

How do the XC bend bars compare with our stock Renthals in height, length and pullback?  Close or totally different?

Safari Tank (Steel framed)

Does anyone know if its even possible to use the bottom bit of the safari tanks gas? The front lower portions of the tank seem like they are cut off from the rest of the tank and without performing a massive wheelie to get the tank over to the petcock, it seems like ti would just be dead weight.

96 fourtrax 300 4x4 carb. issues?

Have a 1996 Honda fourtrax 300 4x4 that sat for a while, with a bogging issue. It will bog for a second if you give it full throttle. Then it picks up, and will rev out like it should. It will do this in gear and also just in neutral.   It also is very "cold blood" its hard to keep runn...

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,...

My weekend score!

Well, I had to make a sacrifice this weekend....sold my Ct70 I restored for 1700 (I had 1300 in it)...less than 4 hours later, I found these bikes on craigslist, bought them both for 500 and filled the empty spot in the garage. :) Mom and Dad weren't too happy, but my dad's diggin the Cl so I thi...

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...

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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