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Forum: 2 smokers 01-25-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 153,253
Posted By wfopete
I'm not sure what you are asking for. Are you...

I'm not sure what you are asking for. Are you looking for a stock 81 OEM seat or something like this:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25526949&postcount=229



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Forum: 2 smokers 01-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By wfopete
You COULD have a ignition side crank seal leak. ...

You COULD have a ignition side crank seal leak. Remove the ignition cover and spray WD40 at the seal area while the motor is running and listen for a RPM to rise. Also check the junction at the...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By wfopete
Along those lines, another quick and cheap thing...

Along those lines, another quick and cheap thing you can try is while the engine is running at idle, spray a little WD40 (or the like) around the base and intake gaskets to see if they are leaking....
Forum: 2 smokers 01-19-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By wfopete
Hmmm. I would go back through that carb again. ...

Hmmm. I would go back through that carb again. Consider getting it ultra sonic cleaned. I think that motor is a piston port design but you might double check me on that to see if it uses reed...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 153,253
Posted By wfopete
Yup. '80-81's. After '81 I believe they started...

Yup. '80-81's. After '81 I believe they started to beef up that case area.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 153,253
Posted By wfopete
If you want to make it a runner the rest of the...

If you want to make it a runner the rest of the bike needs to be in decent shape. Check the case where the kickstarter shaft resides. If it's cracked good luck finding a good one. You all ready know...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,786
Posted By wfopete
Well that's probably the best reason(s) out...

Well that's probably the best reason(s) out there. Nothing puts a smile on my face like taking it to the new bikes with an relic and coming out ahead.


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Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,786
Posted By wfopete
Maybe I missed this in the OPs read; but what is...

Maybe I missed this in the OPs read; but what is the motivation to do this bike?

Do you really expect to be competitive racing modern bikes with this KTM or do you see this as a fun budget racer...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-12-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,786
Posted By wfopete
So is the plan to run this bike in enduros? ...

So is the plan to run this bike in enduros?

Hope you are well stock piled with spare parts...like a pipe.

When I go to an enduro I see some nicely prepped bikes. Then there are the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-09-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By wfopete
+1. For all the time and hassle of taking it to...

+1. For all the time and hassle of taking it to a dealer, you could educate yourself with a little OTJ training and save money in the process. Take a look below, if this is beyond your comfort zone...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-06-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 736,949
Posted By wfopete
Bo I don't know how far in debit I am for what...

Bo I don't know how far in debit I am for what I've done to you, but I suspect I'm in deep. I applaud your positive attitude and good nature. If it makes you feel any better, I rode more trail back...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-18-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By wfopete
North East Vintage

After running a successful test series this past year, NETRA has decided to do a complete XC series this year. Don't know if they are playing by AHRMA rules or their own.


NETRA Vintage race...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-17-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By wfopete
www.arkansasdirtriders.com This link is...

www.arkansasdirtriders.com

This link is always a sometimes thing to get to work.

I went to there Christmas party last Saturday in NLR. The Ross closing put a damper on the festivities.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,357
Posted By wfopete
FWIW, I understand DB Snorkel is out of business...

FWIW, I understand DB Snorkel is out of business and has been for quite some time. The operation was for sale. I have one (a DB Snorkel) and it is effective. Made my KTM 300XCW sound like a stock...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By wfopete
Have you checked your float height? Here is...

Have you checked your float height?

Here is where you need to go:

http://ktmtalk.com/forumdisplay.php?f=10

and this place that deals with KTM jetting daily:
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Forum: 2 smokers 12-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 28,144
Posted By wfopete
Finally someone found a good use for one of those...

Finally someone found a good use for one of those motors!
Forum: 2 smokers 12-01-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 26,356
Posted By wfopete
What's your spark plug look like?

What's your spark plug look like?
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 26,356
Posted By wfopete
Get that timing and jetting sorted out and it's a...

Get that timing and jetting sorted out and it's a whole new world.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By wfopete
Had a 1980 model too, one of the best bikes I...

Had a 1980 model too, one of the best bikes I ever owned.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By wfopete
One other thing for you small bike riders...pack...

One other thing for you small bike riders...pack tools, a lunch and bring your own tableware as there will be no formal dining available. We will however provide some Ozark Mountain rocks for...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-24-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,311
Posted By wfopete
All I know is back in the 70's when my buddy...

All I know is back in the 70's when my buddy dragged race an H2; is that after getting spit off the H2, he went thru the traps faster on his back than the H2 did on it's side. :rofl


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-22-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By wfopete
2nd Annual Anti Black Friday Ride

The Adventure Riders of Arkansas will host the 2nd Annual ABFR this 28th of November (duh). This is a dual sport ride and a great opportunity to thumb your nose at all those spending their time...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 86,883
Posted By wfopete
Bought this orphaned 82 IT465 home. Hope it's...

Bought this orphaned 82 IT465 home. Hope it's not rabid. Fudugly.

http://i687.photobucket.com/albums/vv239/wfopete/it1.jpg

http://i687.photobucket.com/albums/vv239/wfopete/100_2295.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,048
Posted By wfopete
That's the point I've been trying to make; from 6...

That's the point I've been trying to make; from 6 pages back; buy a used KTM 300 and live happily ever after.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,048
Posted By wfopete
The hell with the budget, get this: ...

The hell with the budget, get this:

http://www.cyclenews.com/384/26242/Racing-Article/First-Look--2015-Beta-Xtrainer.aspx
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By wfopete
Labdog1 Go to: http://www.pentonusa.org/ ...

Labdog1

Go to: http://www.pentonusa.org/

and here: http://www.pentonusa.org/suppliers/suppliers.asp
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,048
Posted By wfopete
BikePilot; You are missing the whole reason why...

BikePilot; You are missing the whole reason why someone would ride a old school open class bike. It's not about usable power, low weight or anything to compare it to a modern bike.

It's about...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,048
Posted By wfopete
+1. I love riding my '80 YZ465 but when I...

+1.

I love riding my '80 YZ465 but when I get on my modern bike I have to readjust to a slightly different world.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,048
Posted By wfopete
Hmmm...Wasn't there somebody on pg 2 of this...

Hmmm...Wasn't there somebody on pg 2 of this thread that wrote:

I would also consider a GasGas if the suspension has been done.

There you have it; it's down to a color choice now; Orange/black...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,048
Posted By wfopete
Look dude I ride everything form a 74 YZ250A to a...

Look dude I ride everything form a 74 YZ250A to a 73 Penton Jackpiner to a 80 YZ465. Here is the deal: If you get anything older than a 2001 you are going to run into parts issues and have a out of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By wfopete
Pre-entered the ISDTRR weeks ago. 200 Vintage...

Pre-entered the ISDTRR weeks ago. 200 Vintage Intermediate class. My '73 Jackpiner is coming together nicely. New crank seal and a new 32mm Mikuni to replace the tired Bing carb. In 2012 I rode...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-12-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By wfopete
Dude, all these folks here know about is 2...

Dude, all these folks here know about is 2 strokes.

You'll have better luck in the Old's Cool forum:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=35
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,539
Posted By wfopete
Longpool campground stuff

http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/osfnf/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=43459&actid=31
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 5,152,369
Posted By wfopete
I think the adv bike market is overpriced...

I think the adv bike market is overpriced compared to other bikes of the same displacement. The lower prices Yamaha is now offering on 2013 (and soon 2014) is evidence of this. For less money than...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By wfopete
Well darn it: Vintage Ride is CANCELED -...

Well darn it:

Vintage Ride is CANCELED - Alternative Ride Set

The Capitol Chapter of The Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan regrets to announce that the The Vintage Ride scheduled for...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By wfopete
ATF is a high detergent oil. One of it's...

ATF is a high detergent oil. One of it's benefits is it helps clean things up like sludge. Run a couple of tanks of fuel through the bike and drain the ATF. Note the condition, then repeat. If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,848
Posted By wfopete
Like others I'd like a 1190...but I ride a ST. ...

Like others I'd like a 1190...but I ride a ST. The 2014 Super Tenere' models have some nice upgrades over the 2012-2013, better ergos, cruise control, heated grips, better engine pieces and power. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 50,080
Posted By wfopete
Good to meet you Nick. I always enjoy seeing...

Good to meet you Nick. I always enjoy seeing folks from across the pond. Enjoy Arkansas and ride safe.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-26-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By wfopete
You better get on it, there is a local ride...

You better get on it, there is a local ride coming up soon:

http://www.cycleconservationclub.org/PDF/Events/Vintage_Ride_2014.jpg


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 53,267
Posted By wfopete
That just my high education Yankee spin on it. ...

That just my high education Yankee spin on it. Personally I question the authenticity of the Bean Shack. They pretty much spelled everything correctly on their sign so that makes 'em suspect. The...
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