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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 170
Posted By Hipster
Wow, $137 was that for a black rim? I was going...

Wow, $137 was that for a black rim? I was going to order a 21 x 1.85 black rim from Dennis Kirk for $179 shipped, I'll have to check out Amazon.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 170
Posted By Hipster
My concern is with the rim spoke hole size. I...

My concern is with the rim spoke hole size. I don't want to drill out the rim if the opening is too small or purchase larger diameter spokes that may not work with the stock KTM hub.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 170
Posted By Hipster
Dave, is the rim compatible with KTM stock hub...

Dave, is the rim compatible with KTM stock hub and spokes?
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 170
Posted By Hipster
KTM 640 DiD Dirtstar Rim Question?

I'm thinking of replacing the stock front Behr rim on my 2007 640 Adv with a DiD Dirt Star 21 x 1.85 rim. To keep costs down, I want to re-use the stock hub and spokes.

They list the rim as...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,390
Posted By Hipster
MX-Tech is where I bought my springs and seals...

MX-Tech is where I bought my springs and seals http://www.mx-tech.com/
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,799
Posted By Hipster
Moto Kafe, I received my cooler today,...

Moto Kafe,

I received my cooler today, thank you for the excellent customer service.
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Hipster
Interesting design

Interesting design
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Hipster
This father and son team rode their scooters...

This father and son team rode their scooters across america http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988742
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Hipster
:ear That's how I also routed mine.

:ear That's how I also routed mine.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By Hipster
In 2012 I paid $5,800 for an '07 640 Adv with...

In 2012 I paid $5,800 for an '07 640 Adv with 5,200 miles in it. The bike was spotless and it included about $1,000 worth of aftermarket parts.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 57,682
Posted By Hipster
We don't trust Roy with a real knife, he may...

We don't trust Roy with a real knife, he may puncture his testicles :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By Hipster
My 2001 640e came came with a Mikuni BST 40 carb.

My 2001 640e came came with a Mikuni BST 40 carb.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Hipster
The Dirtbagz rack welds cracked on my KTM 640...

The Dirtbagz rack welds cracked on my KTM 640 after a few years of off road riding. I had them re-welded by an experienced welder and never had a problem again.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By Hipster
Thanks for the heads up, I just ordered an REI...

Thanks for the heads up, I just ordered an REI Quarter Dome T2.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Hipster
After servicing my forks I can sometimes hear the...

After servicing my forks I can sometimes hear the springs making a little noise when the suspension is compressed. The noise does go away after a few rides. Maybe it's residual spring stress from...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,246
Posted By Hipster
Next time pull the 15 amp fuse for the headlight...

Next time pull the 15 amp fuse for the headlight and keep the bike on a battery tender during the test, your voltage should be more stable.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By Hipster
Yes, that should be the correct p/n. I think the...

Yes, that should be the correct p/n. I think the US version p/n ended with a 1.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,024
Posted By Hipster
At ktmtalk.com they have a suspension forum with...

At ktmtalk.com they have a suspension forum with a lot of great information on the newer 4CS forks http://ktmtalk.com/forumdisplay.php?f=11

But, I believe you have to be a registered user to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By Hipster
I you decide to buy the switch, make sure you get...

I you decide to buy the switch, make sure you get the Euro p/n switch that actually turns off the headlight. The US version of this switch on newer 990's w/ led auxiliary lights doesn't turn off the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Hipster
Thank you for sharing, Colombia looks beautiful.

Thank you for sharing, Colombia looks beautiful.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Hipster
I use name brand coolant mixed with Distilled...

I use name brand coolant mixed with Distilled water.

I Wouldn't use Deionized water as its lack of Ions make it corrosive to many metals.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-02-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 958
Views: 57,682
Posted By Hipster
I'm in and paid. Roy, don't drink all the root...

I'm in and paid. Roy, don't drink all the root beer!
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Hipster
I've tried both synthetic ATF and synthetic 5w...

I've tried both synthetic ATF and synthetic 5w fork oil, I prefer the feel of 5w fork oil.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,233
Posted By Hipster
The hose clamps have a smooth liner so they don't...

The hose clamps have a smooth liner so they don't cut into the softer Silicone material, as shown here ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,531
Posted By Hipster
Hi SturgisChick, I met you about 1 year ago...

Hi SturgisChick,

I met you about 1 year ago one Sunday morning in the Rapid City McDonald's parking lot, just before you left on your adventure. I was on my way back home from the Dakota Dual...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,233
Posted By Hipster
I've been happy with ASI brand Silicone hoses...

I've been happy with ASI brand Silicone hoses from China, just make sure you buy hose clamps made for the softer Silicone hoses.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By Hipster
Less than a week to go, I'm looking forward to it.

Less than a week to go, I'm looking forward to it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Hipster
Check out Woody's Wheel Works for info about...

Check out Woody's Wheel Works for info about durable off road wheels http://www.woodyswheelworks.com/KTM640690.html
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Hipster
That's the sounds my 640 Adv made when the...

That's the sounds my 640 Adv made when the bearings were bad. I pretty sure your warranty won't cover wheel bearings.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Hipster
The Dakota Dual Sport Rally is June 19-22 ...

The Dakota Dual Sport Rally is June 19-22 http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=978505&highlight=dakota
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Hipster
If you want a front tire that you can ride...

If you want a front tire that you can ride aggressively on road ride, I think the Michelin T63 would be your best choice.

I use the T63 on my much heavier KTM 990 and it does well on the road...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Hipster
The guy at Gander Mountain recommended Silicone...

The guy at Gander Mountain recommended Silicone spray, don't know if that will work any better then Nikwax?
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Hipster
Waterproofing Tent Rain Fly?

I have an older Walrus tent and the rain fly is no longer completely waterproof. Earlier this spring I cleaned the rain fly and treated it with Nikwax Tent & Gear spray on waterproofing and it...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,235
Posted By Hipster
I wish LS2 offered a light smoke shield for this...

I wish LS2 offered a light smoke shield for this helmet. On my AFX helmet I ride all the time with a light smoke shield, it works fine for riding in the woods and for riding back home/ campsite...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 119,743
Posted By Hipster
Dirty, it the Loctite 248 the stick equivalent of...

Dirty, it the Loctite 248 the stick equivalent of 243?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Hipster
CJ built one several years ago ...

CJ built one several years ago http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=635152
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 355,936
Posted By Hipster
Safe travels. I had very good luck with...

Safe travels.

I had very good luck with ASI Silicone hoses on my '01 640e. I also going the use Silicone hoses for the breather, until I found out Silicone hoses aren't compatible with motor...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-22-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Hipster
I had a '01 640e and you'll find several unused...

I had a '01 640e and you'll find several unused wires on the bike, some are for European emissions and others are for the adventure version of your bike.

Also, if the bike previously sat for any...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-21-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By Hipster
I'm in. It's always fun riding the Black Hills.

I'm in. It's always fun riding the Black Hills.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Hipster
There are no suspension experts in the metro area...

There are no suspension experts in the metro area that I'm aware of. There is a suspension shop down near Zumbrota, Mn. I had him rebuild my shock several years ago but, I would not recommend him. ...
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