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The four stroke engine: That's one stroke for producing power and three for wearing the engine out.

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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2019, 03:46:17 AM »
looks like a fun time! 

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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2019, 03:04:24 PM »
It was a good time.
We are going to put just enough parts into the brakes and suspension to make it a bit more ride-able and run it just like it is..
Nothing like being smoked on your new 450F by a 35 year old air cooler  :lol:
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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2019, 01:04:07 PM »
She is a bit rough and needs some help...

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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2019, 01:05:06 PM »
Received some shock rebuilding goodies today

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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2019, 03:53:55 AM »
that poor bike, rode hard and put away wet... :-D

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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2019, 07:27:11 AM »
No worries... she is getting some love...  :-D
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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2019, 08:02:18 AM »
My dad had an 84, and it was a handful for 5'11 165 lb. 15 year old Umberto.  I could barely stay on it, and man did it vibrate.  If I recall, the power band was more sensitive than a light switch.  Is my memory correct, or have I made these bikes worse than they are over time?
Perhaps I have a dirt bike addiction?

03 KX 250/88 KX 525/2017 KX250F - Goliath
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04 KX 250 - Lunchbox's Bike
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Re: 21 and Hammered, Jason Tanner wins on the Relic! 84 KX500
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2019, 10:07:11 AM »
I can't tell you how a new one would ride and run.
This one has great bottom to mid power...
I have never checked the compression so I have no idea what condition the engine is in.
And, we are running a Air striker on it.
So it's so hard to say.
But it is very rideable...
The four stroke engine: That's one stroke for producing power and three for wearing the engine out.