What mods to get
Posted October 14, 2005 - 04:57 AM
My question is, what are the first crucial things that i should buy with the bike. I am needing a new helmet and boots...but what for the bike. Radiator guards? Bark busters? help me out here...
Posted October 14, 2005 - 06:47 AM
-YZ Throttle Stop
-Zip-Ty Fuel Screw and Hot Start Nut
-JD Jetting Kit
-Utah Sports Skid Plate
-Works Connection or Devol Frame Guards
-Unabiker Radiator Guards
-Seal Savers or Shock Sox
-Aluminum handguards (Cycra, Enduro Eng., Moose, etc.)
That ought to get you set for a good long time before you decide to drop some $$$ on a new exhaust, larger tank, triple clamp w/ stabilizer, etc., etc. Don't neglect some good body armor for yourself, i.e. chest protector, elbow & knee guards...SC
Posted October 14, 2005 - 07:15 AM
That pretty much sums it up, but what is a Hot Start Nut?
Oh ya, then what will be different for 06, it may be awhile before parts can be ordered for 06?
Posted October 14, 2005 - 08:12 AM
...what is a Hot Start Nut?
It's the plastic deal that holds the hot start plunger on the carb. It's very soft plastic and will eventually strip out and need to be replaced. They are universal for Keihin carbs '03 and up. Here's the link to the Zip-Ty site...SC
Posted October 14, 2005 - 09:39 AM
Posted October 14, 2005 - 10:11 AM
Be careful with zip ty though--i ordered the nut online with my credit card. THe confirmation page and email they sent me says shipping $0.00. The shippnig statement included with the nut adds $5 or so for shipping. I email zip-ty and they respond that there system can't calculate shippnig when you order, but they essentially have small print somewhere saying they reserve the right to charge shipping. What a bunch of crap! I'll be sending them a follow-up email, and if they stick to their guns, I will have to fully vent here to their likely customers!!!!
Posted October 14, 2005 - 10:31 AM
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Posted October 14, 2005 - 10:32 AM
Cycra hand guards. (Side mount)
IMS 3.? Fuel tank.
AIS removal kit. The Yami kit comes with a needle and pilot jet. (Does anyone know what needle that is?)
Check/add grease in stem and linkage.
Shark fin. (Scotts)
Front disk guard. (Acerbis)
Snorkel out. (I may do a side screen)
Skid plate. (Utah)
Radiator braces. (I may change to the Devol guards…I’m not sure yet)
Frame Guards. (It beats wearing through the paint)
There will be more including a clamp for my damper.
Posted October 18, 2005 - 08:03 PM
The 05 Scotts fin didn’t fit. The bolts holes are (very) slightly different. I don’t know if this one was machined different but…it didn’t and wouldn’t fit.
And the front disk guard Rocky Mountain sent me doesn’t fit either. It said it fit and 05 but it sure doesn’t fit the 06.
The Works Connection radiator braces won’t fit with the IMS tank without modifications. I hope the Devol ones will. Does anyone know? If not I’ll wait till I know or buy them locally with the understanding that I can return them.
And I’m doing the side screen because the airbox has nice knockouts and I have some good screen.
I’ve done some other things but I’ll wait to add my set-up to the database once I get it dialed.