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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Sproat Sport
Had a WR250R for a couple years...at the time I...

Had a WR250R for a couple years...at the time I was coming from a '08 KLR, so I was looking for a more lightweight and nimble dual-sport for off-roading. Eventually, I found that despite all my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
I bought a 2011 FE390 over a year ago...and it is...

I bought a 2011 FE390 over a year ago...and it is quite the machine. Very pleased with it and intend to keep for a while. Fit and finish are superb, and I just can't enough of the awesome motor.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
I would buy it. But do ask about the fuel pump...

I would buy it. But do ask about the fuel pump thing first. And also ask if they have properly rinsed out the tank...as per the normal procedure. They are supposed to do that to get residual plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Continuing on with my display lights problem...

Continuing on with my display lights problem (high beam, low fuel and signal)....I checked the little bulbs and they are fine. so...don't know what to do now.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
If there's anyone using the wrong terminology,...

If there's anyone using the wrong terminology, it's me. Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,725
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Posted By Sproat Sport
the signals themselves work....just not the green...

the signals themselves work....just not the green signal indicator (to tell you that your signals are turned on)...along with the high-beam and Low fuel indicators. Just the dash indicators that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
LEDs not working

High-beam, Low-fuel and signal LEDs no longer working...can't see why. (FI LED seems to work though...flashes once at startup). Took off the mask and poked around in there...connections seem...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Great info about the spoke weights used. Where...

Great info about the spoke weights used. Where did you guys get them. Most dealers I talk to don't carry them. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Love my 390 too. I can't believe how well the...

Love my 390 too. I can't believe how well the motor works. Just feels right. No shortage of power for me...it's a beast.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Just had a good weekend of riding with a new...

Just had a good weekend of riding with a new Michelin T63. Nice to have some traction back there again...(didn't realize how toast my stock bridgestone was). This tire is not as tall as the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
I used dynabeads...didn't address my problem.

I used dynabeads...didn't address my problem.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
I've got the same thing going on with my bike...

I've got the same thing going on with my bike too. Was going to take it in to the local KTM shop to have it looked over. My spokes are tuned to perfection...still get that same bobble you describe....
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Hey thanks Cyborg. What size for the front...

Hey thanks Cyborg. What size for the front Scorpion Rally? My dealer talks about a euro size difference/confusion...just want to make sure I order the right one. Thanks again.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Michelin T-63

Anyone tried Michelin T-63s on their Berg? If so, what size works? I don't want to lose any width (of course). I've officially worn out my stock Bridgestone on my FE390 (after 2000kms), so looking...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
I had the same thing happen to me on my KLR. A...

I had the same thing happen to me on my KLR. A stick punctured the sight glass. As soon as I noticed it I shut the motor off and I huffed/pushed that thing out of the bush (nightmare!)...as I was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
great write up. Thanks HF.

great write up. Thanks HF.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Nice work Cyborg. I'm still blown away by that...

Nice work Cyborg. I'm still blown away by that headlight mod you did too. Could you tell me where you got your ram ball mount mirrors? Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Just to report...dealer says my fuel issue ('11...

Just to report...dealer says my fuel issue ('11 FE390) was due to badly plugged up filters and a kinked hose in the tank. Fuel pump is one of the newer ones and is fine. They also rinsed out the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Brought my '11 390 back to the dealer to get fuel...

Brought my '11 390 back to the dealer to get fuel problem sorted (luckily still under warranty)...whether it's the filters or pump we'll see. Hopefully they replace both parts and I can get back to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
How many clicks/hours have you racked up?

This bike's been going for a few years now, so maybe we can start tallying the FE's durability. Maybe we should also mention the type of riding you do as well.

My bike's still new, so it doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Thanks a lot guys. That is some great information.

Thanks a lot guys. That is some great information.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Having problems with my '11 FE390. About 10-15 ...

Having problems with my '11 FE390. About 10-15 minutes into a ride it happens...where suddenly I can only ride at 1/4 throttle...anything more and it chokes, backfires and loses power completely...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Newbie to the Berg world. Just logged the first...

Newbie to the Berg world. Just logged the first few hours on an '11 FE390. Wow. What a machine.

Noticed the bike kind of bags out (loses power under mid/hard throttle) on the short...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 804,861
Posted By Sproat Sport
Need to do my first oil change on my new '11...

Need to do my first oil change on my new '11 FE390. Anyone know the KTM Part # equivalent for the oil filter? My local dealer is KTM.
thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Sproat Sport
Oh, 70 degree thread...perfect. Thanks. No need...

Oh, 70 degree thread...perfect. Thanks. No need to start a new one then. I searched but didn't see that one...or wasn't looking for that title, anyway. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Sproat Sport
2011+ Husaberg FE Models

Thought I'd "e-start" a new thread so we can start building a knowledge base here. My buddy bought a 2011 FE 390 and I've got one on order. I'm coming from the WR250R and KLR worlds with their...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
That is a cool video. Thanks Trav72.

That is a cool video. Thanks Trav72.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
I did a similar thing, but with truck canopy foam...

I did a similar thing, but with truck canopy foam tape. Thick, wide stuff. But, alas, noise is still bad. Still considering removing it (Flatland plate)...I wonder if that plastic skidplate they...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Ditto. Same situation for me. Funny that. The...

Ditto. Same situation for me. Funny that. The Evo graphics look better than stock imo, so it works out.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Lowe's isn't big in BC...there's only one and it...

Lowe's isn't big in BC...there's only one and it ain't close! I'll stick to my usual I guess.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Anyone know if this Dupont Teflon lubricant can...

Anyone know if this Dupont Teflon lubricant can be purchased in Canada?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Dirt Bike Magazine's Assessment of the WR

December 2011 Issue...they call it their "2012 Buyer's Guide"

p. 78 (Dual-Sport Bikes section)

"A couple of years ago, Yamaha tried to make a big splash with the aluminum-frame, fuel-injected...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Anyone got a stock exhaust heat shield sitting...

Anyone got a stock exhaust heat shield sitting around gathering dust? pm me if yes. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
skid plate noise

The sound from my Flatland skidplate is very noisy as well. I'm on the verge of removing it, just so I can enjoy the sound of my WR again. I've got it lined with foam tape but it doesn't really...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
WRR pipes

The GYTR muffler I've got is great. Good performance increase...not too loud, but a really nice sound. Comes with a removable spark arrestor. And the best part of all, you can keep the stock heat...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Gps

Nuvi 550. Waterproof, shockproof and an SD slot for adding extra detail stuff like a topo or Backroads Mapbook chip. Price has come down quite a bit too. $200 approx online. Got a RAM mount that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
insurance

man, you guys in the US pay bottom dollar for stuff. Insurance for my WR for the year is closer to $450, and that's with all the available "discounts". Yeesh. Same goes for postal services for you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
safari install Q

Ok, I'm officially in over my head too with this safari install. I've searched for the info I'm looking for but....

Trying to make sense of the weird instructions and matching them up with the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Roger that. Thanks.

Roger that. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44,866
Views: 8,689,273
Posted By Sproat Sport
Removing stock turn signals. Someone know what...

Removing stock turn signals. Someone know what torque settings to use when re-tightening those top fork clamps? Thanks.
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