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Forum: The Garage 08-08-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 258,372
Posted By big adv
<table class="fastener-info-table...

<table class="fastener-info-table sixteen"><tbody><tr><th rowspan="2" width="20%">Bolt Diameter
(mm)</th> <th colspan="4">Head/Wrench Size
(mm)</th> ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/102495637"...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/102495637" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" width="500"></iframe> Bear Creek Single Track...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
150-180psi cold is acceptable. However, if hours...

150-180psi cold is acceptable. However, if hours are unknown, I'd plan on replacing the piston, cheep insurance. If you can, pull the head after doing the comp. test, will give you a better idea of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By big adv
[QUOTE So, would having this bottom bolt not...

[QUOTE
So, would having this bottom bolt not tightening all the way effect the dampning rod on the fork caps not tightening down also?[/QUOTE]


No, this is caused by not installing the top cap...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,075
Posted By big adv
You successfully tried to torque that bolt to...

You successfully tried to torque that bolt to 88N/m(65lbs/ft):D. Look closely at the stamping at the top of the scale, it reads Da._Nm, which is Deca Nm,(Deca=10times) also indicates M._Kg, which is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
Unless you absolutely need a DOT tire, dont get...

Unless you absolutely need a DOT tire, dont get the MT43. Get a real trials tire like the D803, the MT43 has too stiff of a carcass to truly be considered a trials tire. I ran mine at 2psi, and it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By big adv
Use 5wt fork oil. Typically, with cartridge...

Use 5wt fork oil. Typically, with cartridge forks, you do not tune with fork oil weight, the valves and shims work best with the spec. oil.(spec. maybe 4wt, but 5wt is easier to find)
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/32119237"...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/32119237" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="375" width="500"></iframe> stallions run...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,966
Posted By big adv
Bust out the rose bud on the acetylene torch,...

Bust out the rose bud on the acetylene torch, heat the hub to red hot, then put on the puller. There is enough mass to the axle and housing that the seal should be fine. once hot and puller on and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By big adv
If, by some miracle, you manage to get it plated,...

If, by some miracle, you manage to get it plated, post up how you get it by ICBC. They will run the VIN and it will come up as off-road only. So dont think you will have any luck. Check into this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
Hay Garrett, Do you ride with the RMDRA? If...

Hay Garrett,

Do you ride with the RMDRA? If not, I'd suggest you join up and ride with them on the Wednesday night rides. They ride the single track out at Mclean Creek. you will really learn...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
The speedo has three plugs on it, one is for the...

The speedo has three plugs on it, one is for the wheel sensor(2 pin), this one you found, the unit will turn on when you spin the front wheel, if it does not, replace the battery in the unit. The...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By big adv
The first one is an OEM crank tool, part # at end...

The first one is an OEM crank tool, part # at end of video. You could get this from the dealer, or have one made by a machine shop to fit your crank. In the second video, he is using a large (8")...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 258,372
Posted By big adv
Sorry, thats not true. An O2 sensor is a...

Sorry, thats not true.

An O2 sensor is a galvanic cell, it uses a Zirconium core. One end of the cell is in the exhaust, and the other end is exposed to the atmosphere. It is the difference in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
If condition is unknown, take them completely...

If condition is unknown, take them completely apart, inspect everything and replace as required. Bushings are cheap compared to new stanchions. Also, get the SKF seals, you will thank me later.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
Don't use grease, just use the same oil you...

Don't use grease, just use the same oil you normally put in the trany. Same for the crank and rod, use your 2T oil.
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,229
Posted By big adv
I have seen more than one Vortex engine with a...

I have seen more than one Vortex engine with a loose of oil pressure due to the o-ring on the pick up tube splitting......
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
Pin 2,4 and 5 on the harness side of the...

Pin 2,4 and 5 on the harness side of the connector.

2-br
4-wt/bl
5-wt/pk

Connect all three together, look back at my original post for a pic. of the connector.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
Back of the owners manual.....but go to the...

Back of the owners manual.....but go to the jetting forum on KTMTalk. lots of good jetting info there. Can be a bit much, but if you read through it, you will find it all.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
With that plug removed and a jumper on the ign....

With that plug removed and a jumper on the ign. plug, the bike is more or less the way the XC/W is wired from the factory.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 152,638
Posted By big adv
The low beam filament in the big bulb is burnt...

The low beam filament in the big bulb is burnt out on your bike, it should be on as well as the little running light.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
I posted some notes on this in post #2630

I posted some notes on this in post #2630
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
Why would I want to order that plug?:confused

Why would I want to order that plug?:confused
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
Both the lines mentioned in my post above are...

Both the lines mentioned in my post above are fused by F5.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
One other thing I noted was in the same connector...

One other thing I noted was in the same connector GT/6, ther are two unused wires. These wires are a always hot line, wh-or and a switched hot line, rd. you can see them below next to F5 on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
Was doing some research on this to see if a bad...

Was doing some research on this to see if a bad regulator would blow a head light fuse on the new bikes, and I cant see it happening.

The new bikes are full DC, so, any problems would show up as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
Nice vid! Yes, it is a great place to live and...

Nice vid! Yes, it is a great place to live and ride. I have just moved here, so just starting to venture and explore. But have rode many of the paved roads in the area in the past.

Seeing as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
My 13 500exc has no lambda sensor, I removed the...

My 13 500exc has no lambda sensor, I removed the sas, and removed the evap system completely. Did not remap, had to adj. the idle setting at first, now it runs great, have not had to readjust. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
The V rod uses 10mm shims, same as this bike and...

The V rod uses 10mm shims, same as this bike and the 950/990
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
Harley sells 1/2 shim sizes, they are cheaper...

Harley sells 1/2 shim sizes, they are cheaper too. for the V Rod.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,899
Posted By big adv
Google LI-Po battery fires.

Google LI-Po battery fires.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,182
Posted By big adv
I think part of the problem people are having...

I think part of the problem people are having with you is that you are using an incorrect term. There is no such term or condition of 'pre-detonation'.

It is either 'pre-ignition' OR...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 225,480
Posted By big adv
I'd start by disassembling the power valve and...

I'd start by disassembling the power valve and inspecting for excessive wear on the shaft. replace as necessary. At the very least, replace all the sealing o-rings for the power valve-secondary's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By big adv
I've been wondering the same. I metered out...

I've been wondering the same. I metered out those two plugs, and they are keyed, but not battery power. Both had 10volts on them. Im thinking they are for the power switch(ign. map). Going to the...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 377,553
Posted By big adv
Dont know how you thought I was aiming this at...

Dont know how you thought I was aiming this at the D/S community, would of posted the same comment on the single track forum, if the suggestion was made there. There are bad apples in every bunch. ...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 377,553
Posted By big adv
The mere fact that you suggested to others to...

The mere fact that you suggested to others to ride around the gate is telling.

I am glad that you have taken your 990 on the single track, good for you:freaky I have too, and my SE, now I prefer...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 377,553
Posted By big adv
There is a gate at the Fisher Creek PRA in the...

There is a gate at the Fisher Creek PRA in the south as well.

Drive around the gate? really? You need to get your kicks on your Adv bike bike by illegally entering an area? There are plenty of...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4,771
Views: 377,553
Posted By big adv
Gates not open till April 30th

Gates not open till April 30th
Forum: Canada 04-02-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By big adv
Thanks for all the replies. I am flying out for...

Thanks for all the replies. I am flying out for the interview on Wed., will know more then on where I can live. Was thinking the Vernon/Lunby area is looking good. As to the traffic, have you...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By big adv
Thanks for the replies. I have no need to be...

Thanks for the replies. I have no need to be near schools, etc, dont mind of the beaten track a bit, does need to be in the valley though, anywhere from Vernon to Penticton. My 'work' area would be...
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