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Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
How long do you think a KTM shop should charge to...

How long do you think a KTM shop should charge to replace a stator?

I got charged 2.5 hrs., and it took 6 weeks to get it back.

I would think an hour shoulda been plenty? Had I known that was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,772
Posted By dolphins13
Wait till you try to sell it. Then you will see...

Wait till you try to sell it. Then you will see how popular your bike is. I want to upgrade from my 99 lc4e 640 also but i cant sell it for what it's worth to me. I don't see any dual sports under...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,342
Posted By dolphins13
My 99 lc4e will do everything your xr650 will do,...

My 99 lc4e will do everything your xr650 will do, and do it funner. IMO I have e-start. I have ridden xr, dr, xl,klr, and I dont care to ride them again. Xr felt like junk compared to my lc4e. Not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
I had a no spark problem also on my 99 lc4e. I...

I had a no spark problem also on my 99 lc4e. I went from easy to hard fixes without testing. Replaced spark plug, spark plug wire, ignition coil, cdi, pulsar coil, and I gave up and took it to shop....
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
I dont have a manual, I have used this site...

I dont have a manual, I have used this site (usually page 1) for all my info. I just ordered a pulser coil. I assume thats what you mean when you say pickup? Will I need a new gasket and or sealer. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
Replaced spark plug, plug wire, digital cdi box,...

Replaced spark plug, plug wire, digital cdi box, ignition coil, cleaned ignition

lock. Still no sparkie? Is stator the last thing? Talk about a frustrating

ordeal. Went from loving the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By dolphins13
[QUOTE=bmwktmbill;21993014]When the spark goes...

[QUOTE=bmwktmbill;21993014]When the spark goes away do you have other functions or is the whole electrical system dead?

Check the contacts in the main fuse.

everything works. and turns over...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By dolphins13
Lc4e 640 sometimes it has spark and some timesit dosnt?

1999 Lc4e 640 recently started having spark issues? When its not getting spark there is a slight clicking noise by the battery, on right side of bike (if your sitting on it), and it still turns over...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
So my bike has no spark? I replaced plug, and the...

So my bike has no spark? I replaced plug, and the wire looks good. Ignition coil next? Is it common for these to quit working? I never had 1 go bad before.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
Hard to fix a problem that fixes itself? When it...

Hard to fix a problem that fixes itself? When it dies on me, then I mess

with it on the side of the road hoping it will start again. It dosnt start so I

truck it home. Wont start in truck...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 84,361
Posted By dolphins13
Cool2 1. Bike: 640e 2. Year: 1999 3. Bought...

1. Bike: 640e

2. Year: 1999

3. Bought used or new: used

4. Current mileage: 11,500 (bought with 9,500m)

5. Modifications done: bigger main jet and opened stock exhaust. snorkle was...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
157.5 mj and removal of snorkel made my bike run...

157.5 mj and removal of snorkel made my bike run great. With the exhaust mod you speak of. page 1 will tell you anything about your bike.
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,385
Posted By dolphins13
one vote for laramie LC4:freaky

one vote for laramie LC4:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
Nice bike. The white actually works.

Nice bike. The white actually works.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,175
Posted By dolphins13
I read he got a different bike and moved on, in a...

I read he got a different bike and moved on, in a thread here in thumpers somewhere? I learned a chit load from the guy, and a few others that I am to lazy to mention.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,147
Posted By dolphins13
Patience. Took me 13 months and a 6 hour drive...

Patience. Took me 13 months and a 6 hour drive one way to find my dream bike. Was every bit worth the wait. Used bikes are usually so overpriced its annoying. Gotta be quick and alert to get the good...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,174
Posted By dolphins13
I think the point of this thread was 40% paved,...

I think the point of this thread was 40% paved, 50% dirt, and 10% gravel, and under 100 bucks? Hard to beat the 270's? For 50/50? There are waaay better dirt tires, and street tires. But I need a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,174
Posted By dolphins13
You forgot to tell us a good 50/50 tire? Can't...

You forgot to tell us a good 50/50 tire? Can't just tell me what not use? Enlighten me please. I hate the soft edges on my 270's. In gravel I don't turn, I just lean and gun it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By dolphins13
For me I would be sure I could afford to lose the...

For me I would be sure I could afford to lose the money. I dont trust anyone I dont know unless a good word is givin by someone I do trust. To many druggies out in the world.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,147
Posted By dolphins13
Ya maybe I shoulda made that clear also. That the...

Ya maybe I shoulda made that clear also. That the 640 is real nice for a fairly cheap bike. Paid 2500 for mine. I cant find a 690 or newer 500 for under 8 grand around me. I drool on 690's and 500's.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,147
Posted By dolphins13
Ive only had my lc4e for 2,500 miles, and it has...

Ive only had my lc4e for 2,500 miles, and it has been the best bike ever for me all around. I've had better dirt bikes, and road bikes, all around this bike is solid and plenty o power. Good luck...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By dolphins13
I wouldnt of thought the klx 140 to be a dog. Thx...

I wouldnt of thought the klx 140 to be a dog. Thx for the knowledge. Are They comparable to the ttr 125? I figured they were? Sounds like a lotta test rides in the future to find a low, light, runs...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By dolphins13
I had heard of the ttr 125's. But good call on...

I had heard of the ttr 125's. But good call on the 140's. I never heard of them before. Looks perfect. Electric start on both. thx
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By dolphins13
dirt bike for 5'5 woman?

Bought my wife a 2000 xt 225 as a starter bike. The bike is too heavy for the dirt. She can hardly pick itup if at all. I need something short and light, with a long wheelbase (not like an 80). She...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By dolphins13
I am no expert but the carb sounds like it needs...

I am no expert but the carb sounds like it needs to be dialed in? Are you running racing side cover, no snorkel, how big a main jet, exhaust? From my limited experience the carb exhaust and air...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
Is your snorkel on still? How is the exhaust?...

Is your snorkel on still? How is the exhaust? Might need to be opened up some? You put in a bigger main jet? I'm no expert but I think you might need to increase airflow? Remove snorkel or get racing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By dolphins13
UH? If you can afford it? Whats to question?...

UH? If you can afford it? Whats to question? Except maybe go newer?:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 299,864
Posted By dolphins13
I had a similar problem before? My gas line was...

I had a similar problem before? My gas line was old and crimped.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,191
Posted By dolphins13
Cool2 Thats cool it runs. How's it run? Does the carb...

Thats cool it runs. How's it run? Does the carb need to be cleaned, and or rejetted? I believe you have the same bike as mine? 99 lc4e. No snorkel, 157.5 main jet, and open exhaust, and it really...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,099,204
Posted By dolphins13
[QUOTE=TexasDirt;21213252]So I broke my clutch...

[QUOTE=TexasDirt;21213252]So I broke my clutch cable as I arrived at work tonight.

Has anyone tried or succesfully used an alternative cable to the OEM part(58402090000)? I need to get one on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 24,879
Posted By dolphins13
Thumpers I and the new thumpers II. You have two...

Thumpers I and the new thumpers II. You have two instead of one, which is better than splitting thumpers into mutliple groups. Then it would suck going to 4 or 5 spots to see the info you used to see...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By dolphins13
If your geared at 17/42 or even 16/42? That is...

If your geared at 17/42 or even 16/42? That is lugging on my bike. (I have a 99 lc4e and its perfect) I have 16/42 and my bike cruises at 50 in 4th and I dont hit 5th til 60. If my cruise goes under...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,191
Posted By dolphins13
No stretching until pain is gone or mostly gone....

No stretching until pain is gone or mostly gone. Ice and anti-inflammatories when it first gets hurt for 48 hrs, off and on. I keep it on as long as I can take it. 20 minutes I believe is the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,803
Posted By dolphins13
I have been waiting to hear a review of the...

I have been waiting to hear a review of the 244's. I am currently running the kenda 270's. With the air down at about 18lbs. It works real well for me in dirt or on road. I heard the shinko 244 is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,406
Posted By dolphins13
Get a DR,XR,KLR,or XT. Then when you get a 640...

Get a DR,XR,KLR,or XT. Then when you get a 640 you can really appreciate it.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 46,835
Posted By dolphins13
It seems some are talkin more of a dirtbike need....

It seems some are talkin more of a dirtbike need. A light bike suks in traffic. A little weight helps not get blown around. For me, I need a bike that can cruise at 70+ with traffic to get to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,803
Posted By dolphins13
+1 I run 18lbs of pressure in the back and about...

+1 I run 18lbs of pressure in the back and about 20 in front everywhere. The tire does all around good for me. You can find a better knobby or street tire. This tire works good all around with the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,191
Posted By dolphins13
I also got a 98 manual when I bought my 99?

I also got a 98 manual when I bought my 99?
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By dolphins13
Rode a 125 elsinore as a kid. It seemed really...

Rode a 125 elsinore as a kid. It seemed really fast. So the 250 will really rip I assume? Should be a fun ride
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,191
Posted By dolphins13
Of course you turned the gas back on? I've messed...

Of course you turned the gas back on? I've messed with myself a few times by forgetting to turn on gas. Especially after I have been dealing with an annoying problem or havnt ridden in a while. Did a...
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