Four-Stroke Motocross and Off-Road Performance Handbook

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Motorbooks, Jul 3, 2011 - Transportation - 160 pages
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DIVThis thorough how-to manual helps the off-road motorcycle enthusiast get the most out of their machine. This one-stop reference covers everything from basic maintenance to performance modifications, including:  Engine rebuilding Transmission rebuilding Clutch repair and rebuilding Big-bore kits Cam kits and valve timing and tuning Tuning stock suspension Suspension revalving and kits Jetting and tuning carburetors Tuning electronic fuel injection Wheels, tires, and brakes Chains and sprockets Cooling systems Electrical systems/div

 

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Contents

Introduction
4
CHAPTER 1 Basic Maintenance
6
CHAPTER 2 Fit the Bike to You
18
CHAPTER 3 The Intake System
28
CHAPTER 4 The Exhaust System
38
CHAPTER 5 The Electrical System
48
CHAPTER 6 The Drivetrain
56
CHAPTER 7 The Wheels and Tires
66
CHAPTER 8 The Brakes
76
CHAPTER 9 The Suspension
86
CHAPTER 10 The Cooling System
112
CHAPTER 11 The Basic Principles of Fourstroke Engines
118
CHAPTER 12 The Fourstroke Engine
136
CHAPTER 13 Accessories
150
Index
159
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About the author (2011)

Eric Gorr is an inventor and performance engine builder from Chicago, Illinois. Eric worked as a contributing technical writer for the biggest dirt bike magazines on three continents and is the moderator of the Mods and Performance forum at

www.dirtrider.net

. He has earned two U.S. patents and had produced innovative designs in motocross since he started working as a motorcycle mechanic in 1971. Eric's mail order company, Forward Motion, provides dirt bike riders with performance machining solutions to maintenance problems.



Kevin Cameron is a long-time motorcycle journalist and racing insider. Highlights of his long-running column in Cycle World magazine have been anthologized in the Motorbooks best-sellers Top Dead Center and Top Dead Center 2, and his Motorbooks Workshop title Sportbike Performance Handbook has been the go-to resource for sportbike riders for years. Kevin resides in Gill, Massachusetts.

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