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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By fast4d
email them from the site. he was really nice and...

email them from the site. he was really nice and forthcoming with info. mine were back ordered and he kept me informed. I think I used the same one as for the 690.

it was pnp for my rc8

oem...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By fast4d
if you change your own tires, just buy a jar of...

if you change your own tires, just buy a jar of the largest air soft BBs and save your $
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By fast4d
dirt trick tensioners are self adjusting. the...

dirt trick tensioners are self adjusting. the mechanical type that ratchets. install and forget
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 24,780
Posted By fast4d
I was there and witnessed the whole thing. this...

I was there and witnessed the whole thing. this guy had just gave me a ticket for illegal exhaust on my 100% oem engine and exhaust. I asked him to look at the dot stamp on my muffler he say he...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By fast4d
oem tensioners are crap. if you miss a shift...

oem tensioners are crap.

if you miss a shift or hit false neutral at redline you could spit a valve shim into the head or timing chain galleries.

djh or dirt tricks

I have the dirt tricks. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,065
Posted By fast4d
I agree. base price wise. XR has windscreen,...

I agree. base price wise.

XR has windscreen, rear rack, extra bodywork.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,970
Posted By fast4d
oh DAMN!!!!:cry

oh DAMN!!!!:cry
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,869
Posted By fast4d
KTM RC8R:lol3 I can hold the bike up with one...

KTM RC8R:lol3 I can hold the bike up with one finger while putting it up on stands.
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By fast4d
what he said....plus check the wiring for...

what he said....plus


check the wiring for cuts and worn insulators. KTM has a habit of leaving some wires un covered so it chaffes against the frame.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By fast4d
they have the double D ring or that new rachet...

they have the double D ring or that new rachet straps from europe?

I find the size and shape very odd. I wear an arai profile med but needed a xl size
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,460
Posted By fast4d
me too. unless he neglected to tell us it...

me too.

unless he neglected to tell us it has a big bore / stroker kit in it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By fast4d
ktm only do recalls if they screwed up the...

ktm only do recalls if they screwed up the emissions decals.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 362,880
Posted By fast4d
the smr AND even the adv cans should fit, no? ...

the smr AND even the adv cans should fit, no?

the stock cans weight 20lbs, seems like more but I threw them on a scale.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,460
Posted By fast4d
V2 is one of the best handling bikes Ive owned. ...

V2 is one of the best handling bikes Ive owned. yeah the engine is down on power. even 600cc will give you a run in a drag race.


For as the v4. what are your opinions on how tall first gear is?
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By fast4d
I've been using WD40 and rags to clean for a long...

I've been using WD40 and rags to clean for a long time. I use chain wax to lube.

I've changed at least 6 to 8 chains. most 525 lasted me about 20-25k miles. 530 chains will last me 35k miles.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By fast4d
now, for an informal survey of sorts. I need to...

now, for an informal survey of sorts. I need to know...


what engine number are you on?

both mine and a friend's 2012 are on the second one.

mine lost a rod (or rod bolt failure) at 8k...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,065
Posted By fast4d
from the article...abs mandatory on all motos:clap

from the article...abs mandatory on all motos:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,385
Posted By fast4d
my guess: loud pass and blinding lights. ...

my guess: loud pass and blinding lights.





:deal
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By fast4d
my KTM has white LEDs as OEM. I purchase a...

my KTM has white LEDs as OEM.

I purchase a modulator for LEDs. it is from the UK but I think twisted throttle carries it.

results:

http://youtu.be/RawJIVGfZgs?list=UU0tpAqGjCz1E8el7rftjbbQ
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By fast4d
I've seen hyperlites on a BMW. at least they look...

I've seen hyperlites on a BMW. at least they look like hyperlites....

he mounted them on this passenger footpeg brackets. they certainly got my attention. I would get them if I didn't have 2 LED...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,116
Posted By fast4d
yes but can you find 'pure' gasoline other than...

yes but can you find 'pure' gasoline other than from a can?:D
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By fast4d
13 -13.5 perfectly fine for N/A but beware...

13 -13.5 perfectly fine for N/A

but beware if you use a tail pipe probe it wil rich .5 richer.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By fast4d
best inline 4 sportbike ever. others are...

best inline 4 sportbike ever. others are catching up though.

https://www.dropbox.com/sc/wn7gr2apf1mqts1/AACJTUwkzGw7cU2NPIuwByyYa
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,116
Posted By fast4d
OP said he is using 'pure' gas FI and metal...

OP said he is using 'pure' gas

FI and metal tank helps.

you need nothing.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By fast4d
which sensor are they using now a days? I...

which sensor are they using now a days?

I remember buying a wideband that was used by a honda special edition high MPG motor.
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,065
Posted By fast4d
hydro clutches - they tend to fail with a little...

hydro clutches - they tend to fail with a little warning. I've had many bikes with them.

brembo ones on aprilias were ok. needs bleeding every couple months. replaced slave seal once. the...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,445
Posted By fast4d
WTF is an armored hoodie?

WTF is an armored hoodie?
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By fast4d
michelin PR2 tires they resist squaring off...

michelin PR2 tires

they resist squaring off the longest.


when they do handling is the least affected


long lasting too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,557
Posted By fast4d
sena had their new helmet mount camera there. ...

sena had their new helmet mount camera there. also had prototype BT comms with built in camera.

french air vest company was there. cant remember the name.
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,777
Posted By fast4d
I am curious. who has gone 120k plus on a...

I am curious. who has gone 120k plus on a cvttrans?
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 14,271
Posted By fast4d
are you suppose to use spin cycle? I wash my...

are you suppose to use spin cycle?

I wash my goretex stuff in cold water, in hand wash setting. after using the soak cycle. very light agitation and no spin.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,337
Posted By fast4d
saw it at the IMS today. they said it is a...

saw it at the IMS today. they said it is a cartridge fork. they had a cup bike with most of the upgrades.

I am puzzled by the front tire/wheel size. 110/70 tire. friend said he saw you tube...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,065
Posted By fast4d
sat in it today. seat not as tall as my ktm smt...

sat in it today. seat not as tall as my ktm smt but it is wide. I am partial to slim waisted twins but this is a nice ride.

I see manual adjustments on the forks and no cruise control. probably...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,001
Posted By fast4d
I live in CA and bought my KTM in the st. louis...

I live in CA and bought my KTM in the st. louis area. had it shipped to my door for about $600.

my advice to you is to find a AAA office that can do the inspection and paper work. I spent 3 hours...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By fast4d
I don't like the distortion of pin lock in the...

I don't like the distortion of pin lock in the dark.

any one try fogtech wipes? I've heard good things 2nd hand.

http://www.amazon.com/Fogtech-Anti-Fog-Wipes-individual-wipes/dp/B006SHOY10

I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,337
Posted By fast4d
I have a spare set of RC8 forks. definitely...

I have a spare set of RC8 forks.

definitely a spring change but valving MIGHT work or need some work. so a few hundred $ vs ? for new fork internals?

really depends on what KTM hardparts or...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,337
Posted By fast4d
5500 I might be getting a track toy then! ...

5500

I might be getting a track toy then! maybe I should wait for some kid to crash one then pick up for a song and not pay tax.

sell the body work for race body. forks from my Rc8r will...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,065
Posted By fast4d
hopefully it will come with a shorter first gear

hopefully it will come with a shorter first gear
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,019
Posted By fast4d
http://newsmotorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/...

http://newsmotorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/smtperspleftfront.jpg
close the fucking thread!

1. I don't think you'll find another bike that fits better.

2. mine weights 470lb with aux...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By fast4d
I havent skied in 15 years. I think I will leave...

I havent skied in 15 years. I think I will leave the hip pads in:lol3
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