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Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Navin
Zed, YOU brought up 250f engines. Get off the...

Zed, YOU brought up 250f engines. Get off the pipe bro. Or, if you ride a WRR get on it or you ain't getting up the bunny hill at the local pee wee race!

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
Define reasonably. Just opinions you agree with? ...

Define reasonably. Just opinions you agree with?

The 250F is a 5 speed to start with, has a MX based engine that is pretty stout, swap in a longer skirt piston or restrict the RPMs, add 6th gear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
Krabill passed him on his WhiRR loaded with a...

Krabill passed him on his WhiRR loaded with a cooler full of diet coke and an EZ up awning strapped to the rear subframe. Much like a typical soccer "athlete" the racer feigned injury as I recall....
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
The 390 Adv DS is dead as of the last KTM...

The 390 Adv DS is dead as of the last KTM interview. Is that because it might cut into $10,000 350/500 sales (which are not even hitting the floor by me before they are sold) or because it is a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
Or a WRR? :freaky

Or a WRR?

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
No idea. I had 3 LC4 bikes, IMO they should have...

No idea. I had 3 LC4 bikes, IMO they should have used the Husky 610 design beyond the RFS/530/500 bikes and built everything single cylinder related off that base.

KTM bashing? Who cares what...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
Much like the WRR, the KTM/Bajaj engineers had to...

Much like the WRR, the KTM/Bajaj engineers had to design within the constraints of much lower quality materials and components. I doubt the EXC engines would be as stout as they are if they were made...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
You are really asking or you don't want my...

You are really asking or you don't want my opinion. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
The EXCs are not stressed heavily, I have mine at...

The EXCs are not stressed heavily, I have mine at 60 HP with a stock crank and the stock cams are not extreme in any way. The engines are pussycats compared to the MX version. Geez, they are not top...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,741
Posted By Navin
Did he balance the wheels or run em with rim...

Did he balance the wheels or run em with rim locks and knobbies! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Navin
The Harley? I'll direct you to the special Friday...

The Harley? I'll direct you to the special Friday thread...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
I've been in a B&S, the Kawi loses!!! :puke1 ...

I've been in a B&S, the Kawi loses!!! :puke1

250f MX bikes? Well, lets limit the RPM to 9800 or so like the EXC, give it a WR trans like the WRR and EXC, the longer piston skirt of both the EXC...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
Nah, if anything the WRR has only a single rad so...

Nah, if anything the WRR has only a single rad so there is that. Gears slapping and smashing with looser tolerances would do more damage. Na, it is all theory without anything to back it up except...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Navin
Harleys from over there too now... so much for...

Harleys from over there too now... so much for Mericun made! In fact, a HD friend is recommending them to another friend... WTF? The Buells weren't "real" bikes to the same guy but these are? It is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
I'm doing 3k mile changes on my shitty Ninja 300...

I'm doing 3k mile changes on my shitty Ninja 300 and if use the same way my EXC would be around 2,000-2500 miles. The Ninja holds a qt more and has much crappier guts. The quality of the parts is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
Do you believe a WRRR can survive 5,000 miles of...

Do you believe a WRRR can survive 5,000 miles of hare scrambles racing on the same 1.5 qt of oil, and how many thousands of miles will it last at that rate?

I'm talking about races where you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
It would be no different than a WRRRR. Each holds...

It would be no different than a WRRRR. Each holds 1.5 qt.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,395
Posted By Navin
Big if... I'm approaching this bike with very low...

Big if... I'm approaching this bike with very low expectations at this point. :lol3

I recall the $6500 number being tossed around a while back, but at this rate they could reverse the decision...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
Ah, I've never seen that. I recall one time...

Ah, I've never seen that. I recall one time having to crack the line there on a ZX6 years ago to clear the air. Can't see that being necessary on the 300 master. If nothing else, they bleed very...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
I bought one, but it was the same in too many...

I bought one, but it was the same in too many ways as my EXC520 that was being retired from racing and DSed. So it went to sale cause it was the heavier of the two.

Where are the "heavy bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
You just described an overweight, underpowered...

You just described an overweight, underpowered EXC500 without a temp gauge (?) but allowed it to be better, (or less) so spot on. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
Not familiar with that, I just back bleed by...

Not familiar with that, I just back bleed by compressing the pistons in the caliper a few times during the bleeding job. I've not had much trouble getting air to blow out the bottom or back out thru...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,395
Posted By Navin
Well, that is what I recently heard too. Lets get...

Well, that is what I recently heard too. Lets get a look at them! I'm sticking with my shatty Ninja 300 another year anyway. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,021
Views: 440,066
Posted By Navin
I spoke to the Suzuki public rep at Daytona this...

I spoke to the Suzuki public rep at Daytona this year. I explained what the basic ideal formula is for a do it all DS. 50 HP, 300lbs. max, 6 WR gears, tune able legs, not 37mm damper rod...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
I'd skip that. Probably a one way bleeder screw...

I'd skip that. Probably a one way bleeder screw so it is easier for you to bleed with no assistance but that is jut a guess. Ask him what it is for? I didn't need anything special for mine.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-29-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By Navin
Never? ...

Never?

http://www.micra.org.uk/attachments/cow-catcher-jpg.21210/

Looks good!
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
Ah, my mistake! I thought I read 250 somewhere....

Ah, my mistake! I thought I read 250 somewhere. Good luck with the new bike! :freaky

My kid's 2014 has already started popping the fairing out every ride. :rofl

I told him to ignore it....
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Navin
Never tried, is it fun? Looks dangerous. ...

Never tried, is it fun?

Looks dangerous.

Na, I'd kill myself on one, I'm too crazy to ride a bike.

You going to get a real bike one day? If I ever get one it'll be a Harley. Not some...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Navin
Check in the 7 other 390 threads! :lol3

Check in the 7 other 390 threads! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
With all that 250 experience, you should give a...

With all that 250 experience, you should give a full, detailed ride impression as you get used to the 300. It would be a good addition here. Most who haven't ridden these assume they are barely...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,741
Posted By Navin
My brother put 49,000 miles on a 450 MXC and rode...

My brother put 49,000 miles on a 450 MXC and rode it from NYC to Daytona Beach and back when it was a few weeks old. That was his dedicated street sumoto for years and when it was torn down, it was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,741
Posted By Navin
:rofl:rofl:rofl I'll keep that in mind as I...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

I'll keep that in mind as I ride mine down the road!
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,741
Posted By Navin
Go read the "525 as an Adv bike" thread. I've had...

Go read the "525 as an Adv bike" thread. I've had 3 KTM EXCs since 2002. All did street duty, trails, MX, sumoto and scrambles. The street riding was the easiest riding they ever saw. None ever...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
Now I have to start harassing him to make us a...

Now I have to start harassing him to make us a fork brace! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,741
Posted By Navin
No sarcasm, daily commuting is hardly abuse. Cush...

No sarcasm, daily commuting is hardly abuse. Cush hub it and ride it. Good luck wearing one out in 5 years.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
From Blair at SV Racing... Thanks, have...

From Blair at SV Racing...

Thanks, have people Email me Directly at b.layton@svracingparts.com (javascript:parent.wgMail.openComposeWindow('b.layton@svracingparts.com')) for now and I will set up...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,741
Posted By Navin
I've had 4 LC4 620-640 bikes, if in your place...

I've had 4 LC4 620-640 bikes, if in your place I'd be looking for a plated RFS 400-450-520-525.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
I believe that is Madame to you DP! :lol3 ...

I believe that is Madame to you DP! :lol3

And hey, Feline, lets get a better mod wish list huh??? Levers? Come on! This is THE forum for silly mods! Certainly you need an auxiliary fuel cel or a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 145,067
Posted By Navin
Big news! SV Racing just emailed me, the...

Big news!

SV Racing just emailed me, the brake caliper adapters are ready to ship!

I don't see them on his website yet but email him and you should have it in a few days.

I'll post pics...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By Navin
How about detuning the stock engine with lower...

How about detuning the stock engine with lower compression and/or easier kick starting with maybe a decomp valve in the cylinder head???
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