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Advice on my new everyday/tow vehicle.

Now I have a low miles Ford Windstar 3.0 v6 that I inherited.    I hate it actually.  As soon as I received, I immediately checked to see what the trade-in value was to dump it.  They wouldn't give me crap for it so I decided to keep it for a while.  It's the saddest vehi...

Plantar Fasciotomy

Question about recovery time. I had my left foot operated on and now since then I have a lot of pain around the left heel. Not necessarily heel pain like plantar fasciotious, but tons of muscle pain around the heel. Basically the sides of the heel hurt especially when running. After running I...

Applied Kinesiology ... Real or phoney diagnosis and trea...

Alright guys so here is the deal.   I have a pain in my back that I believe is muscle related and not of the spine. So, in my mind a simple adjustment from a regular chiropractor would not be sufficient enough. I found a Chiropractor in my area that specializes in what is called "Applied Kin...

Pocket bike gearing

I have stock gearing 6 tooth front and 54 tooth in back and it's a 49cc pocket bike air cooled 2 stroke. What are some if the best mods to do to it to make it fast. What's the best gearing for speed on a straight strech amd for acceleration too thanks!

kawasaki kdx/kx plastics

I have a 1993 kdx 125 and need a set of plastics,would the kx125 1993 plastics fit my bike,i dont need front light or front fender just side pannels and rear fender.thanks

Pirelli MT60/RS Corsa

This is Pirelli MT60, expressed as optimized on-road & "excellent" of-road perf, a "good mixed" tyre for enduros;   http://www.pirelli.com/tyre/ww/en/motorcycle/sheet/mt_60.html   And MT60 RS Corsa, ~similar specs but more optimized for SM and Naked/sport bikes, says Pirelli;  ...

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kfx400 Powerloss?

i got a kfx400 couple of weeks ago and its loosing power. After changing gears it used to pull when giving gas and now its slow when giving gas after changing gears. no idea why . you guys think i should change the oil? Clean out the carb? any opinions would help.

Making a ttr 250 street legal in Washington

I live in spokane and have a 03 ttr 250 just had a kid so it's just been sitting in the garage collecting dust so I've been thinking about trying to make it street legal so I can actually get some use out of it and ride it to and from work iknow I need turn signals side mirrors ect but was wonder...

Homemade Suzuki GT550 pressure test kit

Homemade Suzuki GT550  pressure test kit.

how to shift correctly?

I have a klr 250 with low miles. I don't know if it is me or the bike but it is not all that easy to shift. Either it requires decent force to upshift or it doesn't require excess force but kinda feels like it catches on something before going into gear. Downshifting everything is fine except it...

81' CB125 swapping an 83' XL200R motor into it..i...

I'll be installing the 83' XL200R engine into my 81' CB125 and looking for ideas from any of you members.This is my first post,I just joined today and I'm looking forward to hearing from you encouraging people.I am a motorcycle mech. w/ years of experience on Japanese and other foreign cycles.I n...

94 xlt Indy go 500 bucks

Looks to be in excellent shape starts first pull is this a good deal?

03 snopro 440/700 zr engine swap?

Do you guys think that i would be able to put a 1994 700 engine from the old zr style chassis into my 03 snopro 440. I can pick up the complete sled dirt cheap that has a twisted frame. It also has 136" rails already and i was planning on extending the track too. How much fab work would be requir...

01 arctic cat zr 800 track lug size

How big of a lug can I put on the sled I was thinking about getting 1.75 or 2 inch do any of you guys know if they will fit or how big I can go ?? I go a 136 with a 1.5 lug right now but I want a bigger lug

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...

KLX 140L Suspension Improvements?

I'm a newbie to dirt biking. I just had my first ride on a KLX 140L.  It was a blast but the suspension is way too soft.  I'm 170 lbs geared up and bottomed out the suspension going uphill on a mildly bumpy trail in 2nd. My back is sore.  Not good. I was standing too or lifting my...

Is it possible to build your own stand up jet ski?

Stand up jet skis are not in production unless you have a licence to buy a Yamaha SuperJet. If I had the materials would it be possible to build my own Standing jet ski, or is it just not worth the time/money to buy a used one online(Is it even legal to do?)? Also would their be resources and man...

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  • Installing grips
    Feb 07, 2014 05:16 AM
    I'm sure there are a million different method for installing grips, but this has worked well for me.Tools & Supplies Needed - new grips - Razor knife- Some sort of solvent (paint thinner, acetone, lacquer thinner)- Grip glue - wire cutters- Wire tie pliers - Grip wire - Hair dryerRemoving the...
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