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    My mistake:Air filter cleaning

    I'm with Jerulator.Rock is the go.Forget all the nonsense about it washing out in creek crossings etc.It doesn't happen.
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    Odometer Setup

    If 1388mm is the wheel circumference,this makes the diameter 441mm.Whereas on my '04 TE it is around 700mm, giving a circumference of about 2200mm,similar to what the manual states. What's this dividing by 1.61 all about?
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    Powernow or Later?

    Looking on website at a Powernow,and it seems all it does is sleeve down the carb. venturi to effectively make it a smaller carb. hence more bottom-end power,but at the expense of top-end.Like to hear from anyone using one, particularly in a TE450.
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    more mid-range please

    I'd like to get more mid-range power from my '04TE450.It's standard,apart from a stait-thru muffler core and wire gauze removed from airbox.(Wouldn't mind sacrificing some of the abundent top-end to achieve this.) Ideas anyone?
  5. Why are some manufacturers moving from SOHC to DOHC? I thought SOHC being lighter and having less moving parts would be advantageous.
  6. I read in previous postings that to make the'04 TE450 easier to start cold, drill out the choke/starter jet to 1mm.Anyone know where it's located?It doesn't show up in the parts manual.
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    swingarm bearings

    Did mine recently,('04TE450) and I just popped them both out together (2 each side)from inside to out with a socket and extension. Yakka450
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    Spinning thread

    On the rear sub frame ('04TE450) there is a female thread insert that the side-cover bolt srews into.My problem is that this insert spins within the the sub-frame so I'm unable to do up (undo) the bolt.Has any else encountered this?Any solutions?Any suggestions appreciated. yakka450.
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    Where's choke jet?

    I heard that to improve starting the '04 TE450, the choke jet needs to be drilled out to 1mm.Problem is I can't locate it.Any advice would be appreciated. Yakka450