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The 2-stroke thread

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by RenoTacoma, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Dec 7, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    silly 2 strokes.....

    4 stroke FTW!!

    jk, i like 2 strokes too, just prefer 4. nice bikes guys
     
  2. Dec 7, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    i love the easy maintenence for the 2 strokes, but i hate how they sound, its so annoying lol. i love my 4 stroke..
     
  3. Dec 7, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    Warhorseforever

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    I'm 6' 250lbs and my friends 5+ year old KX85 has no trouble pulling me around, the suspension doesn't like it but the motor doesn't care.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    The 500s have a pretty deep tone, if the high pitch bothers you :headbang:
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Dec 7, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    steve o 77

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  6. Dec 7, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    no its the ting ting ting that gets me lol
     
  7. Dec 7, 2011 at 4:49 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    All hope is lost for you then :bananadead:
     
  8. Dec 7, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    ill stick with my yfz. its got a full bill ballance exhaust. its stupid loud and i can walk 5th sittin on the seat.. its plenty fast for me lol. but I got respect for the dirt bikes. i sure as hell cant ride one.
     
  9. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:03 PM
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    2 stroke is in my near future. I hate my unreliable, poorly designed, old, never wanting to start 4 stroke
     
  10. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    I'm about the same build. Still I love my thumper even though I may sell it. I prefer newer stuff anyway.
     
  11. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    IDtrucks

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  12. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:10 PM
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    Indeed. I rest my case.
    http://vimeo.com/32887596
     
  13. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    Yeah I'm sure nothing ever happens to 2 strokes.
     
  14. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    lol damn he blew that thing up, if its prior to the 04 model they didnt have a very good oiling system and that was a very common occurrance. and riding the rev limiter dont help.
     
  15. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    not near as often as 4 strokes. i blew up my 400ex 3 times. first time bored it to a 426, then the second time i went all out and ended up with a 520 sometin after the bore and stroker crank. and it blew up too. now i drive a yamaha.:D
     
  16. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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    I cracked a piston skirt in my 250 in may, only thing that didnt need replacing was the transmission and cases. total cost to overhaul the entire engine was about 1300$, and that was a shop putting the bottom end together for me. I am willing to bet that NEW kawi cost at least 2000 for a rebuild
     
  17. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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  18. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    i almost went to a 2 stroke banshee that had been rebuilt after i blew up my 400, but for what i paid for the 07 yfz 450 i got. i couldnt pass it up.
     
  19. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:38 PM
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    I have never had an issue with my 700. I change the oil and I change the plug. 3 years no issues.

    Ouch. Still though. I have never had an issue.
     
  20. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:44 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Its mostly if it's ridden hard, I can't see anyone who isn't pro even getting close to riding a 700 quad to it's potential. I rode a KX80 for 5 years on the same top end, and I was definitely not easy on it there at the end in the deep sand out here. The piston skirt finally exploded at the top of a hill, Bought a new wiseco for ~80 bucks and she was running again. How the cylinder didn't get destroyed I have no clue.
     
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