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It was bone dry when I got it. I put a little fuel in it and the filter leaked. So I changed that. And all the lines.

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Is it possable that something got back into the carb after you cleaned it?

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Today i ordered the carburetor for the Raptor660,some very nice blue and black handle bar grips and a carburetor Jet kit from 6sigmajetkit a race carburetor jet kit stage 1-7 and also bought a carburetor for the Kymco Maxxer 300cc then my next purchase will be some good tires.... Any suggestions on Tires for my 660R!!! %

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Sweet. I hate the anxiety of waiting on parts lol. Keep us posted. 
You ain't lying Frankie!!!! Come on!!! Checking the mailbox 3-4 times a day or calling the wife.... Are the parts there yet? Have you seen a usps or FedEx truck any packages on the porch? Are you sure honey? Check again!!!! LOL.... Some parts store had the carb for the 660 for $560 I was like WTF No way!!! But Im gonna go with Dunlop Tires Original from stock....I will post pictures soon,and the Kazuma Falcon 150cc is getting built already... i got everything original from Kazumausaparts.com...

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Sounds great.   Check letgo and CL for atv tires as well as amazon. Great prices.   

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Started working on the Kymco's Plastics,still have a long way to go, but little by little I will have them looking SHINY!!! again for sure,I've been having a blast with this quad and so have my babies, they are 2 years old Twins, Boy&Girl but loving the rides...But Daddy here is thinking about fixing the Raptor660.... just passing the time and also building the Kazuma Falcon 150cc and fixing all the smaller quads,I cannot believe I own 7 Quads.... and sold 3 already, so imagine how pissed off is my wife with all this things in the back....Lol... Patiently waiting for parts for the #YamahaRaptor660

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18 minutes ago, orvilleortiz538 said:

Started working on the Kymco's Plastics,still have a long way to go, but little by little I will have them looking SHINY!!! again for sure,I've been having a blast with this quad and so have my babies, they are 2 years old Twins, Boy&Girl but loving the rides...But Daddy here is thinking about fixing the Raptor660.... just passing the time and also building the Kazuma Falcon 150cc and fixing all the smaller quads,I cannot believe I own 7 Quads.... and sold 3 already, so imagine how pissed off is my wife with all this things in the back....Lol... Patiently waiting for parts for the #YamahaRaptor660

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Great progress on the bike.What are you using on the plastics? 

As far as the seat cover goes you can make your own out of some fabric with a T 50 staple gun and scotch guard water repellent spray.   It takes literally 30 mins to do and looks amazing.  

Sounds like your having fun. Keep up the good work. 

 

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I havnt had a bike with bad looking plastics so far, but I'm interested in how you did that too..  Improves the look soo much- went from a bike I wouldnt want to a bike I'd pay some $$$ for.

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Well I cleaned it up with soap and water first,then at Home Depot I got me some Boiled Linseed oil(has to be Boiled) Paint Thinner and some rags and a brush with strong bristles,since the Bike was left outside for I don't know how long, but it was bad,I washed it first,take all the dirt, grime off,then I mixed Both my chemicals Thinner and Boiled Linseed oil and brushed away hard,then,I did this because its for me,I lightly scraped it with a blade made for window scraping,but its very light though,then lastly I may go with the Heat gun,or maybe I'll polish it, don't know yet,but just so you know its not finished yet,I will post the finished product,and its gonna be EPIC!!!! I'm gonna have those plastics SHINY!!!! Then it'll be time for the YAMAHA RAPTOR 660R!!!! to get the plastic done!!!! This is just me doing this like this,people usually just do the Paint Thinner and Boiled Linseed oil and thats it,Im just a perfectionist,cant do half ass crap... My Father's Words "Son if YOU!!! are going to do Something do it Right or Don't do it at ALL!!! Or Let Someone else Do it" that was my Father's sayings....

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Lol well said.  Looks great.  I have to say as much as I have worked to buy, sell, upgrade and buy the bikes I wanted with the money I made I am always looking for a new project. It’s a lot of fun.   

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paint thinner?  that would put me off thinking it would eat the plastics- but I guess thats kinda the goal here.

you could probably use brake fluid too- that stuff eats the finish off everything haha

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I’ve seen a ton of posts about that paint thinner and linseed oil on YouTube.  I hear good things for short term.  I hear it does not last long. 

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amazing how cheap parts are for those generic atvs.

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2 hours ago, Frank Angerano said:

I’ve seen a ton of posts about that paint thinner and linseed oil on YouTube.  I hear good things for short term.  I hear it does not last long. 

That's why i scraped it lightly and then i may use the heat gun or I may polish it,dont know yet..... but you're absolutely right, I watched a bunch of videos on that Paint Thinner/Linseed oil thing and it's kinda weak,and don't last long, but it does wash off alot of the grime and white powdery stuff.....

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Yep it does. The only thing I can offer is keep it covered in armorall it holds the color.  

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Yep it does. The only thing I can offer is keep it covered in armorall it holds the color.  
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might have to use this on some bikes here soon- im hoping to go look at these friday:  https://roanoke.craigslist.org/snw/d/glade-hill-7-various-atvs-sold-together/6848482540.html
guy said he would do $1000
Wow I would dive on that deal head first....sweet, fix a few of those and make most of the money back.....

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yea im hoping it lasts till I can get them.....:embarrassed:

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