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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Racerman27410
I'm pretty sure its stock without the switch. As...

I'm pretty sure its stock without the switch. As i understand it the wild position is 2 degrees of timing advance over stock
Mild position is 2 degrees timing retarded from stock.

i cant really...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Racerman27410
steep rocky uphills can be a challenge as well...

steep rocky uphills can be a challenge as well with the touchy throttle.....whisky throttle on this bike is equal to a rocket ship blasting off.
Just couple of weeks ago on a nasty technical...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,064
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Posted By Racerman27410
i really like this tool roll... where did you get...

i really like this tool roll... where did you get it ?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
Good form Lou!

Good form Lou!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2015, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Racerman27410
Glad you made it home safe brother. I was...

Glad you made it home safe brother. I was wondering if you got caught in that storm....now i know :eek1

lets plan another trip soon..... Sundays ride was really nice!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
Hey.... I know that ride! Have fun and if...

Hey.... I know that ride!


Have fun and if you stop by Wheeler's tell Ken that Frank said hi and i will see him next month.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9,903
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Posted By Racerman27410
WOW... they are very proud of them..... the ktm...

WOW... they are very proud of them..... the ktm pads w/ clips and 2 nuts is less than 40 bucks
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9,903
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Posted By Racerman27410
Footpeg rubbers

Since i have been doing more dual sporting than single track lately i decided to try and get some of the vibration under control. I honestly dont notice it off road so much but it definitely becomes...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,312
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Posted By Racerman27410
I know without a doubt that bike is the right one...

I know without a doubt that bike is the right one for those roads! great pic!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
Cool picture!

Cool picture!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 12:30 PM
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Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
it is a re-purposed daypack tank bag from sw...

it is a re-purposed daypack tank bag from sw motech that i purchased in 2010. At the time it was the least expensive option that would net me the tank ring and quick lock mechanism for another tank...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Racerman27410
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f198/Racerman274...

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f198/Racerman27410/20150516_140318_zpsnu5vddvy.jpg (http://s47.photobucket.com/user/Racerman27410/media/20150516_140318_zpsnu5vddvy.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,368
Posted By Racerman27410
Whatever it takes....Get the euro map.... get the...

Whatever it takes....Get the euro map.... get the map switch.

its really nice to be able to tame the beast down on the mild setting when in the really technical stuff and then flip the switch to...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
as stated before its not your fault. ...

as stated before its not your fault.

following rider is responsible for maintaining safe distance regardless of situation.

just because your motorcycle doesn't take up the entire width of the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 07:38 PM
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Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
NIce!

NIce!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 04:01 PM
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Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
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http://www.ktmsmt.com/viewforum.php?f=23&sid=48086ef8181a190ac4073a9ece25ca3f
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 07:10 PM
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Views: 334
Posted By Racerman27410
no problems with durability on the engine...

no problems with durability on the engine front... just change the oil regularly.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:28 PM
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Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
that's what i'm running... no issues so far and...

that's what i'm running... no issues so far and about perfect gearing for where i ride
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Racerman27410
Stock tank might get you 120 miles but i would...

Stock tank might get you 120 miles but i would safely say around 100 miles to reserve.... (i weigh 225 so that might effect my mileage some)

lots of fun on back roads with good handling and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Racerman27410
i had no issues converting mine to offroad use. ...

i had no issues converting mine to offroad use. The front brake is a non issue.... its really nice just using one finger to get all the stopping power i need.
i replaced my dash so i could program...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-30-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
trackday

Really cool to get your bike out on the track to see what she can do and legally check your limits.
Looks like you had fun! :freaky

I could do one at VIR .... didn't buy this bike for that but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9,903
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Posted By Racerman27410
gearing

I've found the 14/45 combo to be a good all around ratio that is fairly relaxed on the road and can still climb slick single track hills like a billy goat just feathering the clutch to maintain...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-16-2015, 03:54 PM
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Views: 1,705,413
Posted By Racerman27410
Fantastic views and interesting terrain features ...

Fantastic views and interesting terrain features :thumb....how far is this from Waimarino Plateau?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
I have run plenty of those on my FJ and agree...

I have run plenty of those on my FJ and agree they are great tires.

my only issue is while the rear road can consistantly get 5K the fronts last much longer... Since i like changing my tires in...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
Tires

What's everyone running and how do you like them?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-14-2015, 06:11 PM
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Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
brand new bike for half price? Just buy which...

brand new bike for half price? Just buy which color you liked the best and go riding..... don't worry about selling it... you will love it. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 04-13-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
Well that's not something you see everyday on a...

Well that's not something you see everyday on a motorcycle ( if ever?) :D
Forum: Road Warriors 04-12-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
progressive throttle tube

ktm p/n 69002021100

Progressive throttle tube comes with a pair of grips for plug and play action ... not sure if the throttle tube is any tighter on the bar than the stock one but it worked...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Racerman27410
stock will run very well except for the gearing...

stock will run very well except for the gearing being more suited for the street but even stock gearing will work off road and even helps tame the beast a bit at the expense of some clutch abuse.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
thats the way i rode every dirt bike before i...

thats the way i rode every dirt bike before i turned 50... problem is the old bones and extra weight of midlife dont hop off as quick as they used to.

I had mine lowered and run a low seat....i...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
Be careful with the sharing....what works for one...

Be careful with the sharing....what works for one does not always work for another. I've found that variables from one engine/fuel source to another can make a big difference in results.

...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-01-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 253,470
Posted By Racerman27410
thats a tough habit to break (and not sure i...

thats a tough habit to break (and not sure i would want to unless you ride exclusively on the track)..... maybe a track only brake lever reach adjustment would help. ( so you have to roll off the...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-31-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 253,470
Posted By Racerman27410
maybe you're keeping the right elbow in because...

maybe you're keeping the right elbow in because of how you grip the throttle ?

Definitely a difference there.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
I agree actual inseam length is the determining...

I agree actual inseam length is the determining factor. I know a guy 6 ft tall has about the same inseam as i do at 5'-8" (29" inseam) and he rides with a low seat
one of our other friends is also...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
i had mine lowered 1.5 inches and used a seat...

i had mine lowered 1.5 inches and used a seat concepts low seat.

my tuner did the lowering for free since i already had him doing a spring and re-valve for my weight.

i hear people talking...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
Thank you Sir. I didnt want to roll the dice...

Thank you Sir.

I didnt want to roll the dice on aftermarket bodywork fitting properly so this is all OEM in black and its for sure made by pollisport with a ktm p/n

in some places it fit even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
a little makeover

Got tired of going riding with my buds and not being able to quickly pick my 5 hunny out from the rest of the 500exc orange brigade.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-25-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
Lou, Good to hear you are happy with the...

Lou,

Good to hear you are happy with the improved performance.
I used the throttle cam from a RC8 to basically get the same effect as modifying the stock one..... either way i agree the mod does...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9,903
Views: 2,069,606
Posted By Racerman27410
Good for you!

mine was a 50th birthday present to myself..... i'm not done either!:freaky
Forum: Road Warriors 03-22-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 461,069
Posted By Racerman27410
there is an ACC2 wire in the same area you can...

there is an ACC2 wire in the same area you can use to power the lights but its constant on power.

However you can still use the acc2 to power the lights by adding a relay and activating it via a...
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