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Forum: Engine   09-13-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Gumby
I second this. It's hard to find a middle...

I second this. It's hard to find a middle ground. I swapped out my Motoworks exhaust for the FMF Q4. I lost some power but not enough to make me sad. It's super quiet.
Forum: Engine   09-13-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By Gumby
I'm going through this same thing right now. I...

I'm going through this same thing right now. I had bronze shavings in my filter and pulled the motor right away. The big end bearings in the crank were shot. When I split the cases, there were...
Forum: Maintenance   08-21-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Gumby
Fellow Wisconsinite here. I also run 0w-40...

Fellow Wisconsinite here.

I also run 0w-40 in mine. I've done it that way since I built the motor in 08. I've never had an issue.
Forum: Engine   07-24-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Gumby
I was going to say it was a Sparks as well. The...

I was going to say it was a Sparks as well. The headpipe dips too low for a Rossi and the cans are longer.
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-24-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By Gumby
Welcome to the Org. There has been so much...

Welcome to the Org. There has been so much information posted here since 2004, if you search you should find almost every topic has been covered!
Forum: Engine   07-16-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Gumby
It's great that there's still Venom stuff...

It's great that there's still Venom stuff floating around! I wish i would've gotten my hands on one of the exhaust before they left the earth. Make power AND keep noise down!

If I went to the...
Forum: Engine   07-15-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Gumby
I guess that one is my bad. They do Rods, but...

I guess that one is my bad. They do Rods, but not complete cranks. For some reason, my brain didn't differentiate between the two.

I'm a firm believer in "When it breaks, it's an opportunity to...
Forum: Engine   07-12-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Gumby
I love that a few of us vets are still here! ...

I love that a few of us vets are still here!

It sounds weird since I've never met any of you, but I trust your opinions over what else is out there *cough* Facebook *cough*.

Millennium Tech is...
Forum: Engine   07-11-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Gumby
I guess it was my time - Crank Failure

Hi Guys,

Seems like the theme this week, but I change my oil last night and it was full of brass.

I tore the head and cyl off to find the rod standing straight up and not moving. The crank...
Forum: Engine Tech FAQ   07-11-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 583
Posted By Gumby
Sorry to hear all of this man. We've all been...

Sorry to hear all of this man. We've all been through it!
Forum: Lounge   07-11-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Gumby
Now THAT'S good business practice. Here's what...

Now THAT'S good business practice. Here's what happened, Here's how it happened, and here's how we are going to make it happen in the future!
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-10-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Gumby
Welcome! Before you post, search the forums...

Welcome!

Before you post, search the forums for the question. Back in the forums haydays, just about anything you could think of has been asked and is archived in the forums somewhere. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-10-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Gumby
If fuel is continuously flowing even after...

If fuel is continuously flowing even after shutting the gas off, it sounds like a bad petcock in addition to the floats in the carb being stuck. Keep in mind that the float bowl holds a decent...
Forum: Maintenance   04-26-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Gumby
Check your decompression. It might be too much...

Check your decompression. It might be too much for your starter to turn over. If it isn't starting during bump start, your valves might all my tight too.

Basically, check all your valves...
Forum: Body, Controls, and Protection   04-17-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By Gumby
Hmmm, Try this one https://imgur.com/vGNIEfd...

Hmmm, Try this one

https://imgur.com/vGNIEfd

https://imgur.com/vGNIEfd
Forum: Complete Quads   04-17-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Gumby
Nice looking quad man, the market really shifted...

Nice looking quad man, the market really shifted and you might be better off parting it out. It's a shame to part out that nice of a quad!
Forum: Lounge   04-17-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Gumby
They are both good in their own department. I'm...

They are both good in their own department. I'm a little Bias to the TRX obviously, but heres why. The handling of the LTR is fantastic. It's stance and feel is perfect. However, every other...
Forum: Body, Controls, and Protection   04-10-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By Gumby
Count me in for the handlebar mounted crew. I...

Count me in for the handlebar mounted crew. I have HID's in my factory light housing and wanted something that turned with my bars.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions   03-14-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Gumby
If you're getting the whining noise, it's one of...

If you're getting the whining noise, it's one of two things.

A.) the starter is bad on it

or

B.) Most Likely, the starter clutch\One Way bearing is out of it. This was a common problem.
...
Forum: Pictures and Videos   12-26-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Gumby
I love reading through the new posts. Gives me...

I love reading through the new posts. Gives me hope that this site won't ever go away.
Forum: Dunes, Desert, and Drag Racing   11-20-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Gumby
Some day I'll get out there. Too bad I...

Some day I'll get out there.

Too bad I wasn't on the route, i'd give you my front dune tires to use.

Have a great time!
Forum: Lounge   11-13-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Gumby
Did you ever feel like this forum is our own...

Did you ever feel like this forum is our own private message board for, like, 5 of us?
Forum: Lounge   11-08-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,862
Posted By Gumby
If nothing else, we still have all the...

If nothing else, we still have all the information archived here. I'm still around and check in once in a while to do some care and feeding of the site. I bought a Pioneer 1000-5 for myself and the...
Forum: Body, Controls, and Protection   08-22-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Gumby
Fourwerx makes great Carbon Fiber heat shields...

Fourwerx makes great Carbon Fiber heat shields for the 450. Not sure if that's the one that you saw or now but they are a great company to deal with. You could also get an OEM one and weld the tabs...
Forum: Engine   08-13-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Gumby
I love hearing when people take the initiative to...

I love hearing when people take the initiative to tear down their own motors! Congrats!

It's really not that hard after the first time. I can do it in my sleep at this point. If it helps, every...
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