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cwtoyota

Lives in: Tacoma, WA USA

Member since: 03/11/13

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Started new thread Which color and powder coating type are best for a '90 KX that will be ridden? 5/29/2020 2:18 PM

I'm getting ready to restore a couple of 1990 KX frames for a vintage bike project. Which powder color and powder chemistry look the best on an early 90's Kawasaki? Which holds up the best to boot wear and rock chips? Thanks!

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Added reply in a thread Kx250 5/27/2020 10:06 AM

Some parts will fit, your best bet is to start measuring and comparing things between your KX and bikes you and your buddies own. I'm collecting parts for my 1990 KX500 project right now and a ton of stuff from the modern KX250F and KX450F is going on ... more »

Added reply in a thread WTB: Early Answer ProTaper Pad 5/25/2020 1:39 PM

Pat, I sent you a PM with my contact info. I think I have an idea...

Added reply in a thread WTB: Early Answer ProTaper Pad 5/22/2020 8:56 AM

The Easton built Pro Taper bars were far better quality than the current rendition of that product in my opinion. I have that exact pad on a KX500 I'm about to restore next month and it's very roached. Are you thinking about making a replica or something?

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Added reply in a thread C class Vs B class 5/18/2020 1:12 AM

Where are you racing Isaac? If you are heading up to local races at OPMC, the competition won't be as tough. Some of the bigger series like PAC West and P.R.O. have a lot of entries and that's where you'll see the faster B riders in our area. If you ... more »

Added reply in a thread MX Lessons, are they worth it? 5/18/2020 12:14 AM

If you find a good instructor, a few lessons will be a huge help. What you get out of the lesson depends a great deal on how well you apply it. Bring a notebook and write things down. When you go to ride after the lesson, bring that notebook and review ... more »

Added reply in a thread Motovision are putting some cool oldschool content on youtube 5/17/2020 11:48 PM

The audio quality in some of that footage is downright decent. I'm watching the 250 GP portion now... A factory tuned 250 two-stroke is probably the best sound in all of motorsports.

Added reply in a thread Undisputed king of the holeshot 5/14/2020 12:41 AM

I've heard Dubach say these same things about having a routine. I have a very close friend who is 59 who could still likely holeshot the pro class on a good day at the local track. He goes to the start knowing he can pull a start and that sure helps. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Clutch is super stiff. Suggestion on what to buy to fix it. 5/13/2020 12:19 PM

The Yamaha OEM cables are smoother than the aftermarket replacements I've tried, so stick with OEM if you can. I'm sure some aftermarket springs are good and some are bad. Mostly, you'll get a different spring rate, stiffer if it's a heavy duty clutch. ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2017 YZ450F frame help 5/13/2020 11:51 AM

I agree with that statement. The 2014 YZ450F was the bike I think back on as the worst I've ever owned. Super fast engine in a terrible chassis. Get a 16/17 frame if you can. Or, buy the used 14 frame and sell the bike... Then pick up a 2018+ machine. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Moto Fite Klub 5/12/2020 8:58 AM

This camp fire had the feel of sitting in the pits with my buddies swapping stories and talking shit. I'd say you guys are already winning with this whole deal and the racing hasn't even started. Great job!

Added reply in a thread Absolutely without compromise 5/11/2020 10:43 AM

Yeah, I remember that one, lots of carbon fiber on that thing. That article was in the mag sometime around 1996 or 1997 if my memory is correct. These days, in terms of light weight bikes, my stock-ish YZ125 weighs about 203 with a full tank of gas and ... more »

Added reply in a thread I’m coming around to the cybertruck 5/10/2020 9:43 PM

Can we please turn all this into another great Photo-chop thread instead of arguing over a fictional truck with a busted window?

Added reply in a thread Weirdest mechanical failure or problem 5/10/2020 9:33 PM

That's a one in a million shot for sure! I was riding at a club track Saturday that has a big step-down jump landing on a steep downhill straight. Just as I was grabbing gears to hit that jump I saw another guy waving his arms to slow down. Someone must ... more »

Added reply in a thread I'm just gonna leave this here... 5/9/2020 10:50 PM

Onboard with RC battling Reed at Daytona on two strokes with RJ and Bailey talking about it? Yeah, that could be the best helmet cam clip ever.

Added reply in a thread Anyone brave enough to try this yet? 5/6/2020 3:20 PM

Don't be such a pussy, roll the dice dude!

Added reply in a thread WTB: 2005 YZ125 left crankcase 4/13/2020 8:20 PM

I read your private message about the case repair and sent you my number and e-mail address. The private message should go to your e-mail account.

Added reply in a thread Redneck WP to KYB fork job 4/10/2020 2:26 AM

Random thoughts... I wouldn't run shims. You can make it work with the right combination of clamps to get the correct offset. If you were more specific about which forks from which application I could tell you a combo of clamps and stem that might work. ... more »

Added reply in a thread In the market for... 4/5/2020 3:57 PM
Added reply in a thread MX Confidential - dirtbikes and Doctors 4/5/2020 1:01 PM

The answer is simple: Motocross is an addiction Motocross requires 110% of your attention and is so mentally demanding that the world, with all its stress and anxiety, disappears while you’re riding. You hit the bullseye with those two statements. I ... more »