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Different Types Of Valve Adjusters - Featured

The Different Types Of Valve Adjusters Used In 4-Stroke Motorcycle Engines

With each passing model generation, more and more bikes turned to a shim-under-bucket configuration. But why? Let’s explore why poppet valves (mushroom valves) need to be adjusted to stay within spec, and what made shims and buckets the (might as well be) industry standard.

How To Clean Your Carburetor With Pine-Sol

How To Clean Your Carburetor With Pine-Sol

Deep Clean Your Carburetor With A Soak In Pine-Sol! Soaking your Carburetor In Pine-Sol is a cheap alternative to Chem-dip. We know Berrymans Chem-Dip works for heavy cleaning jobs, but it also costs around $30 gallon, and if all you are doing is cleaning the varnish out your carburetor, it’s extreme overkill. Right off the top, there are two things to know when cleaning your carb with pine-sol.

How To Reverse Bleed The Brake Systems On Your Dirt Bike - Featured

How To Reverse Bleed The Brake Systems On Your Dirt Bike

How To Reverse Bleed, Fill Or Replace The Brake Fluid On Your Dirt Bike. Bleeding Tools And Supplies: Two large syringes Hose Zip Ties Handy Wire Towels Brake Cleaner 8mm Wrench. Prep your bike by wrapping the brake caliper and reservoir in a towel, and removing the reservoir cap. Attach your hose to your filling…

Looking Past Octane - Featured

Will Higher Octane Gas Increase Horsepower?

If you’ve been around powersports for any length of time, you’ve probably heard a lot of misinformation when it comes to choosing fuel. You might hear things like “high octane fuels burn slower,” or “motors that aren’t built for high octane can’t benefit from high octane fuels.”

More Alcohol Does Not Mean More Octane

More Alcohol Does Not Mean More Octane!

There is a lot of debate over alcohol blended fuel octane ratings, but due to the limits of standardized testing equipment, you cannot measure the octane of alcohol. The ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) only allows the use of carburetors on Cooperative Fuel Research Engines (CFR). Of course, these…

High vs Low Octane Fuel Stability

Does Octane Play A Role In Gas Shelf Life?

High vs. Low Octane Fuel Stability Does octane play a role in the shelf life of gasoline? Octane is the most discussed property when it comes to gas. It’s no shock because choosing the octane of gasoline is the single option the buyer has, besides what station or brand from which to purchase. In this […]

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