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JacobSlabach

1997 Kawasaki Bayou 300 2x4 (klf300b) Runs Bad

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Is that spot where the rockers are tight anywhere near top dead center ?  I just find it so odd that there is a spot like that and it’s not top dead center.  

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ohhhh i see what youre driving at...maybe lol  I will check when I'm swapping out the shocks lol i was ripping at some land we own and broke a front shock on a jump 🤣

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Lol we were just talking about jumping! You don’t learn do you? Lol nice work kid keep at it.  If you can’t break it then it’s no fun! 

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i broke mine trying to winch drag it over a rock in the snow and it pop'd that rubber drain plug (while running) and sounded like a man drowning on his own blood!!! does that count same as jumping and snappn' a shock :D

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how many jumps n wheelies can you do with utility 2x4? heh

Edited by pokerl0w

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....haha a lot with a honda or 2x4 polaris or yamaha.... the bayou just has a frame too long and too heavy for the power it puts down..no torque..:nah:

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I do not mind the longer frame for wheelies myself. weight no.. 

wonder what the weight difference of the bayou vs polaris. how much could it be to prevent wheelies, jumps, and only snapping a shock I mean - that's the best thing to snap! that bayou is doing you right, that clicking is probably kisses you're neglectin :P

 

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Nooooo thanks! I’m kinda backed up on bikes right now.  Three bikes to sell right now.  And after watching @06kfx440 ride his bike I have to get that Mojave I have sitting around doing nothing moving.   I have not rode a clutch bike in a while so im Itching.  

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