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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,355
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Original Owner

Here is my reply to the subject matter on another thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23935517#post23935517

I was never notified about the bike prior to this. I have no idea...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Signed. I hope it's successful.

Signed. I hope it's successful.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Motorcycle Stolen In Middle TN, I need your help

Here is a write of what's going on.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=906557

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,355
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Stolen Motorcycle in Middle TN, I need your help

I walked outside of my apartment this morning to find that my motorcycle was stolen. I live in Cookeville TN (That's half way between Nashville and Knoxville if you're not familiar with the area)....
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,429,669
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I followed Harcus's steps to desmogging but ran...

I followed Harcus's steps to desmogging but ran into a snag when I got to the part about plugging the hold on the side of the cylinder. I bought an M12-1.75 x x 25 bolt from Lowes but when I go to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23,972
Views: 4,078,959
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Since most of y'all probably have a DRZ I thought...

Since most of y'all probably have a DRZ I thought I'd let you know I'm parting out my DRZ. If you're looking for something read this thread.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=851108
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Got to test ride the F 800 GS ... Wow

I just got back from the recent BMW MOA rally in TN. Friday morning I got up early and registered to test ride the F 800, wow......I was lucky enough to try the only yellow and black one, my favorite...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By Lindy Hopper
New gauge for my 640-E what do I do with the front wheel hub?

My vapor gauge just came in for my '00 enduro and I'm getting ready to install it but I have a few questions about the settings. What should I set the Hot Oil Temp,Yellow Shift light(RPM), Red Shift...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Lindy Hopper
shiny tube is on top

shiny tube is on top
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Lindy Hopper
2000 640 fork maintenence question

I read neduro's fork guide but I'm still confused. I have a 2000 640 enduro. Is my shock an upside down shock? I don't have an owners manual, what should the stock air lvl be and any other tips while...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Lindy Hopper
What is the part number for 2000 640 front fork seal?

I raced in the Sandblast rally this past weekend and on the first stage I bottomed out. After that my front forks started spittin fork oil like no tomorrow. Pine Barrens Race ream was helping me...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Lindy Hopper
640 Chain to tight now there is a new sound

I thought I followed the recommended method for tightening a chain but I apparently did it wrong. I don't believe I FUBAR tighted it but my friend took a look at it said yeah it was way to tight. Now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,738
Posted By Lindy Hopper
How do you ride thin, fine gravel?

I searched the forums but couldn't find my situation exactly. Hope it hasnt' been aswered already. All other gravel post are bigger thicker gravel or gravel roads.

No matter what the size, shape,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,908
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Handle bars crooked, what did I do and how do I fix it

I found a parking lot with a light layer of gravel. I was messing around just trying to figure out how the bike handles on light gravel. Then I crashed, not very hard or very fast. Anyways, I went...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Aftermarket speedo for my 640-E

So the speed cable broke on my 640-e. I was going to replace it but the $42 price tag took me by suprise. My friend suggested to me an aftermarket speedo with additional small LED or turn, high beam,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Lindy Hopper
helicoil is what I was thinking, just thought...

helicoil is what I was thinking, just thought I'de get some outside advice. thanks
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Striped a hole in the front fork of my 640, is it toast?

While I was putting the front wheel back on my 640-e, I realized I had stripped one of the holes of the clamps that holds the axle on. Is the fork/suspension ok without that one bolt ( i left it in,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Great info pablo, I'll give it a look as soon as...

Great info pablo, I'll give it a look as soon as I get home. I don't have abs so that last suggestion doesnt' apply, thank!
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Lindy Hopper
not sure how the speedo works at all, thats why...

not sure how the speedo works at all, thats why I'm asking. I just said electronics because I thought it worked by magnetics rotating in the front wheel. Any guidance?
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Lindy Hopper
My speedo/odometer broke on 640 enduro, where to start solving problem?

Last weekend I was taking my bike home from college. On the way back I stood up to stretch my legs and the speedo just died in second. No hesitation, just kaput.... A few days before my trip home, ...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I really like the BMG jacket, the orange really...

I really like the BMG jacket, the orange really did it for me. Anything like that BMG?
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Lookin for Offroad jacket, Name some brands to start looking

I got my bike working, now I need to make sure I keep working:D I ride a 640 enduro, I want the plastic cups in the shoulders and elbows along with a material that will help prevent road rash from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I think I have the wrong sidestand mount for my 640, let me see yours

I purchased a new mounting bracket for my 2000 KTM 640-E but it has a nasty lean when I use it. Can anyone post a picture for the back and front view of their bike with the side stand out?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I got some good news, and some bad news. Lucky...

I got some good news, and some bad news. Lucky the bad news aint that bad :D

I got the battery back and put everything back together. The bike was being a big ole beotch to start up. I finally...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I re-examined the valve and got them to where I...

I re-examined the valve and got them to where I am 99.9% satisfied with what i've done. All of them feel like "slowing pulling scotch tape" or at least very close.

I've seen/studied/memorized...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Lindy Hopper
It's not wanting to run at proper running temp. I...

It's not wanting to run at proper running temp. I don't even think I could get it to run long enough to run "exessively hot".

When checking the valves I would say that the valves were on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I called a non KTM dealership in hopes they might...

I called a non KTM dealership in hopes they might be able to help me figure out what the problem is. They suggested that alot of bikes are run to rich and the jet needle should be raised one step in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Well, that makes me feel alot better. Yeah, i'm...

Well, that makes me feel alot better. Yeah, i'm kicking becuase I drained it trying to e-start it before. I'll try giving the bike a good ole charge and hope fully that will be the magic ( and free)...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Lindy Hopper
My 640-E doesn't like to run hot, help

I'll do my best to describe everything about my bikes behavior, maybe you can help. Little back ground, it's a 2000 KTM 640-E with 5.6k miles, my mechanical abilities are at the beginner area. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Thats great to hear, thanks!!

Thats great to hear, thanks!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Noob working on bike, Help me determine if my clutch is acting correctly

I was checking valve clearence on my 2000 640-E when I noticed something odd with my clutch. When the bike was in neutral, I could spin the rear wheel freely. As expected.....but as soon I shifted...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Sorry about the poor question, I typed it in a...

Sorry about the poor question, I typed it in a hurry and didn't realize it was poorly asked. I'll keep it in mind next time. As for the larmies guide....THANKS!! I had seen that once before but I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By Lindy Hopper
quick carb cleaning questions

If anyone can find a good thread paste it please, I couldn't find one.

I have the carb out, what all should I take apart to look at how do I take it apart.

What are the keys parts to check to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I've got a 2000 lc4-e. As for High-flow or...

I've got a 2000 lc4-e. As for High-flow or low-flow.... I haven't got an idea. What I can tell you is the head is completely stock. How much will munn's and the ktm-talk store charge for shipping...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Valve inspection, quick question.

I've read up on Creepers valve inspection and I'm getting the tools necessary but while reading it, Creeper says you should get new "rocker cover gaskets". But looking at the picture, looking at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Do you think the white smoke and running with low...

Do you think the white smoke and running with low oil seriously hurt the engine?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Lindy Hopper
I'll keep that in mind. Anyone else agree with...

I'll keep that in mind. Anyone else agree with Flux? If so, now my next problem is getting the bike to a KTM dealer to be adjusted. I don't have a truck or anything. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Can't get my 640-E to start and stay idleing, I'm at loss please help

Here's the low down:
Bought a used 2000 640 enduro w/5.6k miles

Had oil leak, fixed it (missing valve cover bolt) had to add about 400-500cc of motor oil. Previous owner said oil change was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Is it my clutch cable or me?

Here is a picture of my clutch cable. When I adjust the cable to the recommended amount of play in the cable (3-5mm) the screw stick way out and sometimes causes it self to flip cockeyed like in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By Lindy Hopper
Great thanks, I'll give it a try.

Great thanks, I'll give it a try.
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