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Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,337
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Posted By falcn
Ah OK. This all would be more clear if I was in...

Ah OK. This all would be more clear if I was in front of the bike or has the install instructions in front of me.

I was planning on going with the ignition switch and relay route. Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6,337
Views: 1,245,581
Posted By falcn
I hope the upgraded relay was installed. I will...

I hope the upgraded relay was installed. I will need to verify when I get back home.

I found on Baja Designs that you are still running off the separate circuit so the bike has to be running. If...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,337
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Posted By falcn
I just bought a 2006 KTM 450EXC with Baja Designs...

I just bought a 2006 KTM 450EXC with Baja Designs rewound stator - wondering after reading the articles written in this thread and trying to look at Baja Designs web page - does one need to rewire...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 485,536
Posted By falcn
Awesome!! Sprockets a non issue? Ride...

Awesome!!

Sprockets a non issue?

Ride it yet?
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Insanity here I come - buying a KTM 450EXC with...

Insanity here I come - buying a KTM 450EXC with Acerbis tank, HT Cooler, Scotts Damper, Skid plate, fan kit.

Just need a cush hub. :D
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 534,725
Posted By falcn
450EXC coming - Have any LC4 rear hubs

Wondering if you have any LC4 rear hubs or complete wheels I could buy for putting a cush hub on the 450EXC or if I have to go the RAD hubs route?
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 485,536
Posted By falcn
We have an Elefant Technical Thread on here as...

We have an Elefant Technical Thread on here as well.
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By falcn
Rebuild the fuel pump. Check the carb boot...

Rebuild the fuel pump.

Check the carb boot from airbox to carb. I just imported a whole bunch from an aftermarket manufacture due to us owners needing to replace cracked boots.

For the...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 485,536
Posted By falcn
I'm sure if you check the Google Group archives...

I'm sure if you check the Google Group archives the topic will come up. Didn't someone recently respond to your inquiry about sprocket alignment?
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 485,536
Posted By falcn
Sweet. I thought the output shaft was supposed to...

Sweet. I thought the output shaft was supposed to be the same dimensionally on those as the Elefant?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
How did you like the 450EXC?

How did you like the 450EXC?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Huh - I've ridden all three on my bike and much...

Huh - I've ridden all three on my bike and much prefer the K270 off-road on the DR? Hooks up better for me. I do like the others for the street, but have no complaints on the K270 on the DR.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
My favorite offroad DOT tire that I run on the DR...

My favorite offroad DOT tire that I run on the DR right now...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Why wouldn't I just get the LC4 at that point...

Why wouldn't I just get the LC4 at that point instead? Weight is the same but the DRZ certainly isn't an LC4 Enduro. The gear ratios in the DRZ are worse for the highway than the LC4 as well. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Damn you.... More to think about! Haha ...

Damn you.... More to think about! Haha

Actually I wouldn't mind having a little higher strung bike while I am 'younger'. Hmm. My brother has a WR but I haven't gotten to ride it yet.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Cruise down the highway (not interstate) on them...

Cruise down the highway (not interstate) on them on the way to/from trails for 'extended' say an hour at 55/65 mph? Actually the back roads I take I will average 45-55 steady on days with no...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Oh OK. :clap I have no experience with one. ...

Oh OK. :clap I have no experience with one. Guess all the gloom and doom I read about is from prior that don't own them?:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Not too awful gnarly, I ride a DR250 ;). I...

Not too awful gnarly, I ride a DR250 ;).

I ride alone a lot in the woods. Rocky double track (what PA Forestry calls driveable trails), some single track. Very occasionally steep wet uphill very...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Hmmmm. There is a 450exc plated near me (less...

Hmmmm. There is a 450exc plated near me (less than 75 miles away).

Never considered one for daily dual sporting given the maintenance schedules and my commuting usage.


EDIT: You guys are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
They hold up to daily abuse of commuting? I...

They hold up to daily abuse of commuting? I detect some sarcasm! ;)

Looks like:

RFS:
00-06 400/450/520/525/560/610
07 450xc, 450exc, 525(all), 560
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Can you cruise 65 steady no problem? ...

Can you cruise 65 steady no problem?

Wheelies to clear obstacles?

Originally I was torn between the 351 and WRR thinking they had to have more power being more modern engines. Then I saw the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Shhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!! Stuff is not as...

Shhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

Stuff is not as inflated as it is in CA - probably due to not as many riders?
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
I do.... Guess I am kind of trying to convince...

I do.... Guess I am kind of trying to convince myself that I don't need the power, brakes, suspension, handling.... Haha

Seriously - The WR is probably world's better than the DR. KLX maybe not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Commute = Surface Streets - rarely do I ride on...

Commute = Surface Streets - rarely do I ride on the highway regardless of bike.

The LC4 I am looking at are all under $3K.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,483
Posted By falcn
Can't make up my mind - KTM 640 LC4E, WR250R, KLX250S

Yes! Another comparison/discussion/What the hell am I going to buy thread:

I'm getting newer dual sport (to me) than my 1993 DR250SE.

The DR has been stone reliable - but leaving me wanting...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,791
Posted By falcn
PM'ed Uncle Duke as suggested.

PM'ed Uncle Duke as suggested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44,831
Views: 8,673,785
Posted By falcn
Make sure you set your fork/shock preload...

Make sure you set your fork/shock preload correctly front/rear first before making more geometry changes.
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,791
Posted By falcn
Holy crap - I didn't know about this or I would...

Holy crap - I didn't know about this or I would have signed up. I used to corner captain with MARRC.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44,831
Views: 8,673,785
Posted By falcn
Yeehaw - can't wait to take this for a spin. ...

Yeehaw - can't wait to take this for a spin. :clap :rofl:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,681
Posted By falcn
Blown head gasket?

Blown head gasket?
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,681
Posted By falcn
I've been contemplating getting and LC4 Enduro -...

I've been contemplating getting and LC4 Enduro - or going with a KLX250S with 351 kit...

I'm not too worried about the main bearing replacement (the bike I was looking at is NOS it seems, very low...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 112,542
Posted By falcn
Excellent info about not effecting bottom end...

Excellent info about not effecting bottom end offriad, thank you!

I was wondering in the future when I open the engine cases if I could put in a taller 6th gear ratio from another duc motor......
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 112,542
Posted By falcn
No I don't post on Bikeexif. I meant...

No I don't post on Bikeexif.

I meant grinding the motor swingarm case protrusions, not the swingarm.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 112,542
Posted By falcn
The swingarm pivot is pretty easy to modify to...

The swingarm pivot is pretty easy to modify to fit the Elefant frame. Many Elefant owners have done it with angle grinders. :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 188,855
Posted By falcn
Check out the threads on Conserve the Ride - they...

Check out the threads on Conserve the Ride - they are in the Rothrock Area.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 112,542
Posted By falcn
Yeah but is it salvageable?

Yeah but is it salvageable?
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 112,542
Posted By falcn
You can fit an ST2 with high compression...

You can fit an ST2 with high compression pistons...

How dead is your motor? New pistons and heads and sleeves?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 188,855
Posted By falcn
OMG head straight North! Michaux, Bald...

OMG head straight North!

Michaux, Bald Eagle, Rothrock, Poe Valley - hundreds of miles of gravel roads and driveable trails. Head further north if you get bored in there and hit Sproul - 128...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 40,073
Posted By falcn
I acquired a Biolite Stove and love it over my...

I acquired a Biolite Stove and love it over my multi-fuel camp stove. Yeah I have to gather wood to use it, but it can also help charge my helmet SMH-10 intercom, etc. The Biolite pairs well with...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 112,542
Posted By falcn
750 heads and milder cams for torque. A common...

750 heads and milder cams for torque. A common upgrade is the larger valve heads and 900SS cams.

If I dig into my engine, I will slap on 944 cylinders, with ST2 pistons and not high compression...
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