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Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
I tore down my 610 at 54,000 miles to replace the...

I tore down my 610 at 54,000 miles to replace the countershaft. Had one cracked washer. Wound up replacing the complete engine rather than regutting the trans (less expensive believe it or not). ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 1,746,074
Posted By JonXX
A friend often wears a dress under her riding...

A friend often wears a dress under her riding gear. It's always fun to see the looks on peoples' faces when she doffs her pants and her dress pops down to her knees.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 86,536
Posted By JonXX
10 was the first X-Lite, 11/12 was the first...

10 was the first X-Lite, 11/12 was the first Redhead X-Lite.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 86,536
Posted By JonXX
Carbed TXC should be exactly the same. I don't...

Carbed TXC should be exactly the same. I don't know about others, I *think* TC is different.

www.billshusky.com
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 86,536
Posted By JonXX
Pre-2010 is the 450-based engine, so you'll never...

Pre-2010 is the 450-based engine, so you'll never blow up the bottom end. Keep the valves adjusted (easy and not often) and the air filter clean and you're pretty much good to go.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Or you can call BMP www.billshusky.com , they...

Or you can call BMP www.billshusky.com , they keep the longer Barnett in stock. It's superior to the Motion Pro in build and build quality.
Forum: Vendors 01-14-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 73,594
Posted By JonXX
Given that the bag is a big black hole (visually)...

Given that the bag is a big black hole (visually) on the bike, I'm good with a large, bright logo to break things up (and help attract motorist attention). I reckon that the logo will be less "in...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 73,594
Posted By JonXX
Right on Wachs! I love my older (your design) GL...

Right on Wachs! I love my older (your design) GL bag, but with the roll top this is an improvement step very far in the right direction!

Now...How to justify replacing my beloved old Coyote with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
It's a big single with a big exhaust that's been...

It's a big single with a big exhaust that's been power-upped and desmogged. It's GOING to pop when you chop off from a large throttle opening. That's one of the signs that you're jetted/tuned...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
That, plus I've noticed that it's mostly TE guys...

That, plus I've noticed that it's mostly TE guys whining about the spring washers, we SM guys don't seem to disintegrate them. Which is interesting to me, I'd think that 90% pavement duty would be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Nope. The same OEM automatic has been on it the...

Nope. The same OEM automatic has been on it the whole time.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Yeah that's its happy sound :)

Yeah that's its happy sound :)
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Thanks...I LOVE this bike...It's my most favorite...

Thanks...I LOVE this bike...It's my most favorite bike I've ever had. I'll be buried with it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Yep. I replaced it at 19k miles and the adjuster...

Yep. I replaced it at 19k miles and the adjuster is one click out from where it was after the first ride after replacing it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Yep it's pretty hammered across the bar. I'm...

Yep it's pretty hammered across the bar.

I'm weighing lots of theories and options regarding the primary sprocket. One theory is that aftermarket sprockets are much harder than OEM, and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Larger (yet a bit blurrier) view of the input...

Larger (yet a bit blurrier) view of the input gear cluster.
https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/1538882_657806740950346_883909530_n.jpg

Better overall view of the output gear cluster...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
At 54,117 miles, you might want to

open 'er up and have a peek around. I figured this winter would be a good time to tear down my sweet baby '07 SM610 and reward it with a freshening-up (and a wee little bit more power :) ).

The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 86,536
Posted By JonXX
Subscribing, since I just added a '10 TXC250 to...

Subscribing, since I just added a '10 TXC250 to the fleet.

What a FUN lil' whizzer! :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
You're not alone, I agree. Which is why my next...

You're not alone, I agree. Which is why my next rear sprocket will be a Kush Sprocket (www.kushsprockets.com), even though I've now got over 50k miles on my 07 SM610 and will only be putting a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Pilot Road 3! Anything else is just silliness!...

Pilot Road 3! Anything else is just silliness! :norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Not to mention you'll have a broken leg in an...

Not to mention you'll have a broken leg in an instant if you're not sharp with your dabbing.

Coyote bag FTW.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,123
Posted By JonXX
East Butte (I think), in the East Fort Rock OHV...

East Butte (I think), in the East Fort Rock OHV area.

http://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/935533_622733217791032_513677920_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
I change the oil on mine every couple of months,...

I change the oil on mine every couple of months, if I think of it. I run the valves when they get noisy. The only real weak point of the 610 is the clutch cable, so have an extra Barnett clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Yeah I checked it when I did the cam chain. ...

Yeah I checked it when I did the cam chain. Totally clean. The ignition sump screen, on the other hand, has a little bit of crap from the reluctor in it all the time.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Could be for sure...But I've only had that cover...

Could be for sure...But I've only had that cover off once, ever, to replace the cam chain at 19,000 miles. I don't reckon I'll be taking it off just for practice...But I'll for sure try that when I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
I have 50,000 miles on my 07 SM and I ain't done...

I have 50,000 miles on my 07 SM and I ain't done shit to it except run the valves when they get noisy and feed it tires, chains and sprockets.

2nd and 3rd gears are a little more noisy now than I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
My bad, it's Bolt, not Boltz... ...

My bad, it's Bolt, not Boltz...

http://www.boltmotorcyclehardware.com/products/offroad/bolt-kits/ktm-bolt-kits.html
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Bill's Motorcycles Plus in Salem just had some...

Bill's Motorcycles Plus in Salem just had some billet aluminum oil pump covers made for 610's. I'm getting one when I freshen mine up this winter (if I can stay off of it long enough). No breaking...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
I bought a "master euro kit" from Boltz (for KTM,...

I bought a "master euro kit" from Boltz (for KTM, don't tell anybody). Reduced hex plus torx heads. As oem bolts have broken/stripped/fallen out/get unfastened purposely I've been replacing them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 1,746,074
Posted By JonXX
Today, walking out the door at work, a regular...

Today, walking out the door at work, a regular customer (that I thought for sure knows that I ride to work every day) sees me in my Scorpion jacket, MSR pants, boots, backpack fastened, pulling on my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
My 610 and I have embarrassed every 630 we've...

My 610 and I have embarrassed every 630 we've come across (erm...All 3 of them...That said I hear the euro models have more power, the three US models that I've ridden both on and against felt like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 1,746,074
Posted By JonXX
I get that all the time...And that's my usual,...

I get that all the time...And that's my usual, automatic answer as well.



I usually reply with "45."


Yup.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
I have the LFX14L2-BS12

I have the LFX14L2-BS12
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Give it another month or two and report back. My...

Give it another month or two and report back. My bet is it will have failed (like my MOTY and my Ballistic did).

Shorai FTW. They don't need to "wake up" like the MOTY and Ballistics do, either.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,480
Posted By JonXX
Don't lift until you see Jesus. But I have...

Don't lift until you see Jesus.

But I have WAY more fun on my SM than on my CBRs or GSXR, which is why it's the one I ride 98% of the time.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 97,387
Posted By JonXX
http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/3367...

http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/33676_108081345922891_3653554_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Bill's Motorcycles Plus www.billshusky.com in...

Bill's Motorcycles Plus www.billshusky.com in Salem, OR will likely have the side cover for you, and will ship it out immediately if they do, and they also have the Uptite and Turbo City skid/bash...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Yep a buddy has a stuff box, I have a padded spot...

Yep a buddy has a stuff box, I have a padded spot where I keep my phone.



I can slide the rear on my SM at will, no matter which tire I've got on it. I don't know if the rear calipers and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,630
Posted By JonXX
Or spend a smart $160 on an ultra-lightweight...

Or spend a smart $160 on an ultra-lightweight Shorai battery. Then you'll also have room for a small basic toolkit or "stuff box" next to the battery.
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By JonXX
Yeah we had a bit of a storm up here.

Yeah we had a bit of a storm up here.
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