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Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
Why don't you just put a black cover on it?

Why don't you just put a black cover on it?
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By rz35027
I'd go to KTMtalk, post up your info in the...

I'd go to KTMtalk, post up your info in the appropriate section, and see what they have to say...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 82,989
Posted By rz35027
If it's the SEM (no Estart) ignition, the heated...

If it's the SEM (no Estart) ignition, the heated grips could be sucking all the power out of it... Best check out wiring anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
Now that's interesting... the splines are the...

Now that's interesting... the splines are the same? A spacer shouldn't be too hard to make up...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 20,141
Posted By rz35027
Have you not started this thing Gunner? It...

Have you not started this thing Gunner?

It does look nice. Thanks for time taken sharing the build.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,523
Posted By rz35027
With rimlocks, 15 front, 10 rear, UHD tubes, ...

With rimlocks, 15 front, 10 rear, UHD tubes, rocky terrain... pinch flats become a risk at 5th gear speeds.

It depends somewhat on the tires, a D908 rear I ran almost flat, it was better, but...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By rz35027
A small, sealed, lead acid battery for emergency...

A small, sealed, lead acid battery for emergency lighting fixtures is available at battery shops around here... they come in different sizes and last a couple of years.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By rz35027
The mounting points and clocking of the resevoir...

The mounting points and clocking of the resevoir are important, you can shorten and/or revalve pretty easily... well, with a little work :)
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
I've not found a same size shock spring... ...

I've not found a same size shock spring...

06 -07 450KXF fork springs, Kayaba twin chamber forks springs (I believe they were used on a couple of other bikes too)

You may/may not have to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,523
Posted By rz35027
Take a look at this... ...

Take a look at this...

http://artabrian.com/templates/ktm-sx-exc-mx-enduro-all-models-1993-1994-1995-1996-1997-graphics-template/
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
I do too... 8.8 on the back, 47 in the front...

I do too... 8.8 on the back, 47 in the front (stock KX450 springs), 220 lbs. 135mm oil height, 10 weight in compression leg, 15 weight in rebound leg, 15mm preload on fork springs...

You'll...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By rz35027
Ummm... it sounds more like the bike is knifing...

Ummm... it sounds more like the bike is knifing into, or, tucking into the turns... pushing would be more, the front wheel keeps going to the outside of desired turn...
If shouldn't cost you a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By rz35027
What is the thickness of your plate stack (all of...

What is the thickness of your plate stack (all of them)?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By rz35027
Go to KTMtalk, at the top of the page is "shop...

Go to KTMtalk, at the top of the page is "shop online", pick your year(s) and compare part numbers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,464
Posted By rz35027
Bwahahahaha.... good one! In what world?

Bwahahahaha.... good one!

In what world?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By rz35027
If it's street legal where you are, it is the...

If it's street legal where you are, it is the dual sport model...

Great vid above ^^... and yes, the bike will do all that if you can :)
As has been said it can be a great dual sport, tweak it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,406
Posted By rz35027
There ya go...

There ya go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,406
Posted By rz35027
"Adventure" means different things to lot's of...

"Adventure" means different things to lot's of different people... it's OK...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,406
Posted By rz35027
It's missing a couple of wheels... or, where's...

It's missing a couple of wheels... or, where's the other half of that car?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 82,989
Posted By rz35027
SXC stock can...

SXC stock can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,801
Posted By rz35027
I know....:)

I know....:)
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,801
Posted By rz35027
Why join the dive to the bottom? A brand...

Why join the dive to the bottom?

A brand name can be lost by producing junk... Then where's the appeal?

Everything can be had cheaper, and cheaper, and cheaper... Pretty soon nobody...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,435
Posted By rz35027
Hehe... niether has a moderately close to stock...

Hehe... niether has a moderately close to stock XR650... :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By rz35027
Put an inline fuel filter in it and leave the gas...

Put an inline fuel filter in it and leave the gas petcocks turned on, all the time (no evaporation)... never had a clogged jet (40 yrs)

Have you checked the screens in the gas tank on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
What's kept you from riding it? Maybe a blast...

What's kept you from riding it? Maybe a blast around the block will rekindle your interest... it will be a world of difference from your KLR (even with a bad linkage bearing).
Nice looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By rz35027
If it's been plated before then you're good to go...

If it's been plated before then you're good to go until you get inspected... then you're hooped.

You can't newly insure a bike unless it comes from the factory with compliance, it is stated on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By rz35027
I would take the one with the 50mm forks... 300mm...

I would take the one with the 50mm forks... 300mm brake rotor would be nice...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 20,141
Posted By rz35027
Great stuff Gunner. Your build threads are...

Great stuff Gunner.
Your build threads are super valuable to folks that don't have the mechanical skills you do...
A picture speaks a thousand words. (saves typing:)) And, you have some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
Hey, I've done the same thing with the ADVmonster...

Hey, I've done the same thing with the ADVmonster LED... works well, although I don't ride much at night.

And I too won't ride this thing offroad around here without the skidplate... it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
Glueing on yoga mat worked for me... It's still...

Glueing on yoga mat worked for me... It's still way quieter without a skidplate.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By rz35027
... I was thinking less than 3 grand, and a load...

... I was thinking less than 3 grand, and a load on the motor ( I clutch it)...

I've had rocks in the skid plate making some bad noises in the past... (?)
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By rz35027
Put heavier springs on it, change the carbeurator...

Put heavier springs on it, change the carbeurator to an FCR and ride it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By rz35027
Could it be just lash in the drivetrain at low...

Could it be just lash in the drivetrain at low rpm and trailing throttle?

Mine sounds like a bucket of bolts at less than 3 thousand rpm and lashes around quite a bit at low, on/off throttle... ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By rz35027
What kind of rpm is the motor turning when it's...

What kind of rpm is the motor turning when it's making all this noise?
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
The accelerator pump (probably) is squirting too...

The accelerator pump (probably) is squirting too much fuel causing the bog...
An accelerator pump diaphram from a CRF Honda has a longer stop on the diaphram and will clean up the bog. Easily done,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
I used a tester somewhat like this: ...

I used a tester somewhat like this:
http://www.homedepot.com/b/Electrical-Electrical-Tools-Accessories-Electrical-Test-Meters/Voltage-Tester/N-5yc1vZboffZ1z1180x

Edit: the link is too general......
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,508
Posted By rz35027
At one point I lost spark (95 620RXC), thinking...

At one point I lost spark (95 620RXC), thinking it was the stator (SEM, known for failures) I installed a known good stator... still no joy.

After much searching I found a broken wire, inside the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By rz35027
300mm rotor ? I think it was used 98 - 01 (?) and...

300mm rotor ? I think it was used 98 - 01 (?) and still is on the Dakar bikes... It's the caliper mounting boss on the fork leg that makes it possible, using the same caliper etc.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,431
Posted By rz35027
Heh heh... it does seem over the top viewed from...

Heh heh... it does seem over the top viewed from LMD...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,632
Posted By rz35027
Mediocrity...:D

Mediocrity...:D
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