sticky kick starter?


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  • bigwake

Posted August 10, 2007 - 09:09 PM

#1

on my03 yz450f..the kick starter is really stuck in when i go to pull it out to kick..i tried lubing it with zep2000..and it is still as stuck as anything..i just wish it would flop out easier when i need to start my bike..any suggestion?

  • Ga426owner

Posted August 11, 2007 - 05:40 AM

#2

on my03 yz450f..the kick starter is really stuck in when i go to pull it out to kick..i tried lubing it with zep2000..and it is still as stuck as anything..i just wish it would flop out easier when i need to start my bike..any suggestion?


mine does this every once in a while...the elbow needs lubing...I use a teflon based lube - pull out the kick starter, spray lube, open and close over and over...you are in florida I am sure salty air does not help:thumbsdn:

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  • bigwake

Posted August 11, 2007 - 07:40 AM

#3

hmm..i have tried that..and it works for a couple seconds..and then gets sticky again..o well..haha

  • Dirtbiker05

Posted August 12, 2007 - 06:03 AM

#4

http://www.thumperta...ht=07 kickstart hope this helps. :ride:

  • bigwake

Posted August 12, 2007 - 06:21 AM

#5

awesome! thanx for the help..i'll try that wd-40..wasn't too sure about it





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