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  1. steamboatshadetreeme

    Starter Motor Repair or Replace?

    i have had GREAT luck with stuff from Ricks Motorsport electrics.. a starter from them is about $150 -- the on line $40 ones are not to be trusted in my opinion
  2. steamboatshadetreeme

    KTM 450 SX-F 2007 Won’t start ! Need Help!

    yes-- in fact i do not think you can even get the original 07 cam --it has been superceded to the newest one -- get the rocker arm also --i think KTM calls it a valve lever --also the cam gear has to be pressed off the old cam and you will need the KTM special tool (i made my own) to hold the cams in place (and in time) while you torque the retainer bolt --it is TIGHT because the gear is a simple taper fit -- no spline , no key --only a taper
  3. steamboatshadetreeme

    KTM 450 SX-F 2007 Won’t start ! Need Help!

    had the same issue you are having -- would not turn over -- came up against compression and STOP.. it did have a snapping noise when i turned it over by hand (with the flywheel nut) -- turns out that the decompressor was simply not working correctly and was allowing the valve to snap closed prematurely
  4. steamboatshadetreeme

    KTM 450 SX-F 2007 Won’t start ! Need Help!

    i had one in my shop-- same bike,same year, same problem ---at that time KTM says "NO PROBLEMS" with the cam -- but a few months later they said --oh yeah !! gotta replace the cam with one from an 09 -- this is after i "modified" the original which worked for a while -- after i finally convinced the owner to replace the cam --it is all cool now .. good luck
  5. steamboatshadetreeme

    Weak/ no spark

    check your coils resistance without the plug cap... you might only need a cap and not the coil.. could also be bad cdi box and /or stator . i think you will find that the box is not available but there is an upgrade that is a new style box and a couple wiring harnesses-- i just had a customer's 2001 250 mxc with this sort of issue
  6. steamboatshadetreeme

    OEM Bearing cross reference

    i believe from the yamaha part number the bearing you need is a 6203 bearing -- yamaha part numbers are a bit funny that way -- the other bearing you need is a 6004... 9330(6-004)26--- which measures what you said therefore the 9330(6-203)36 is a 6203 bearing which is 17x40x12 .. should be a number on the bearing itself also or do the measure deal and use the chart from a previous poster
  7. steamboatshadetreeme

    XR200R play in shifter shaft

    i agree with chuck to an extent -- i only find one part number for the shaft -- but anyway -- the clutch cover when installed has a protrusion inside which holds the shaft over so all the mechanism is in the proper place --
  8. steamboatshadetreeme

    2013 crf 100 pickup coil

    go to ricks motorsports electric .. they sell a "trigger coil" for your bike --$75.00 their part number is 71-524 ... i have used their stuff for many years with great success
  9. steamboatshadetreeme

    help me figure out my 2009 ktm 250 xcf rekluse model

    i have been dealing with Rekluse for years and have yet to find any problem or question that they couldn't answer --just call them -- you can talk to an actual person and if they can't help you out i would be AMAZED .. i just talked to them about one of the original z-start clutches which has been discontinued for about 13 years and guess what !!!! there was someone who knew all the answers.. computers are very good tools but NOTHING beats a true conversation
  10. steamboatshadetreeme

    Pirelli MT21 Front

    that tire has seen lots of pavement miles and was not balanced -- they tend to "hop" up and down when they are out of balance -- any tire will suffer the same problem
  11. steamboatshadetreeme

    F7 emulsion tube

    DO not try to force the needle jet (part #11) down into the float bowl --it comes out the top toward the slide .. if you take an old main jet (hex type mikuni) and screw it into the bottom then you can lightly tap on the jet to get it out -- just make sure one of the flats on the jet is aligned with the positioning pin in the carb body so you don't damage that -- it is what keeps the needle jet in proper position---- also be sure to replace the o ring on the needle jet setter -- #26 in the second diagram-- the needle jet setter is #25-- if that oring leaks it is like having no main jet
  12. steamboatshadetreeme

    XR650L dies randomly

    i have had many similar issues with customer bikes -- sounds like you cdi box is going south.. it is in the box with the battery .. costs about 100 bux - i have replaced a bunch of them and it has worked every time
  13. steamboatshadetreeme

    2005 CRF450 near impossible to start/no idle

    clean the carb and adjust the valves -- fresh gas --that should solve your problems
  14. steamboatshadetreeme

    1974 YAMAHA YZ250

    as for the clutch cable -- if you have the original even in bad shape -- contact motionpro and if you send the cable they can build one to match -- pretty fast turn around and excellent work --i use them a lot in my repair business
  15. i wouldn't bother with the wheel bearings -- if you doubt then just get some new ones --or just ride it until you do need new ones -- seems like yamaha front wheel brgs go away fairly often ..