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#1 Gtractor ONLINE  

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Posted November 28, 2015 - 10:25 PM

For some reason when I crack the throttle it makes a terrible popping sound in rapid succession.

 

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Since this pic a few days ago I changed out the sprocket for a much less worn used one.   A new chain and sprockets are in order before warm weather returns.


Edited by Gtractor, November 28, 2015 - 10:32 PM.

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Posted November 28, 2015 - 10:42 PM

I'd say you got all the goodie out of that sprocket and chain..  They just don't work good when they get that wore down.


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Posted November 28, 2015 - 11:11 PM

All that grime can wear down metal faster than one would think, some don't understand that clean mechanical parts help stop premature failure. Just an observation, a few minutes of pm can save many hours of frustration later. A wire some water and sand can cut through a marble block in minutes add some diamond and that becomes seconds, I wonder what it would do to steel?
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Posted November 29, 2015 - 08:23 PM

I'd say that sprocket is dead. Original one from the 70s? Lol.

I ordered parts for my klx250s to do over the winter. Going to so some hop up and some maintenance.
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Posted November 30, 2015 - 07:38 AM

I had a KLX250 years ago.  Always wanted either an SL or XL250, but never found one I could afford.






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