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Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By 2jet
looks good

Nice lookin high fender. I like the shorter SM fenders on the 950 ADV. I think the EXC fenders some use make the bike look weird.

On a side note. Where did you get your Red Bull Graphics for your...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By 2jet
I think the price on the 05.5 is a little too...

I think the price on the 05.5 is a little too much. FWIW, I paid 11,600 for mine brand new back in FEB.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By 2jet
110 NM's ????? that sounds really tight....

110 NM's ?????

that sounds really tight. Just checked my book (05.5) and it says 90NM for the axel nut.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By 2jet
What KTM stands for: Kronreif Trunkenpolz ...

What KTM stands for:

Kronreif
Trunkenpolz
Mattighofen

The Kronreif and Trunkenpolz are, from my understanding, the last names of the 2 guys who started the company, and Mattighofen is the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18,690
Views: 7,460,109
Posted By 2jet
Where is that ride and how do I get there????

Where is that ride and how do I get there????
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,875
Posted By 2jet
Yes, at one time I considered a career in that...

Yes, at one time I considered a career in that direction, but my middle finger kept springing into action at inappropriate times. :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,875
Posted By 2jet
stupid breather valve autopsy

Update:

Went and got my bike out of jail (dealership). Brought her home and started taking tanks off to get this stupid valve off of my poor bike.


Here's where the valve in question lives:
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By 2jet
NICE!!!! I'm so tempted to do something...

NICE!!!!

I'm so tempted to do something along the same lines, ya know... because moto X tracks aren't hard enough already with a 200+ pound bike. :D

K2M... nice Gas Gas!!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-15-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By 2jet
Cool setup's gents. I think the RFS...

Cool setup's gents.

I think the RFS compliments the 950 pretty well. RFS for motocross, nasty trails and the 950 for everything else.

speaking of moto, anyone actually had the balls to take the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By 2jet
950 family photos

Seems like a lot of fellow 950 riders also own an RFS or 2 smoke KTM or maybe some flavor of an LC4. Just wondering what other KTMs ya'll had in the garage and throw in some photos while you're at...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,875
Posted By 2jet
Back where she belongs

Sorry, been away for the last few days. Yeah, got her out of jail. Haven't had time to pull that stupid valve off yet, today maybe, but the XC is calling my name.

YOGOI, hate to get off topic on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,875
Posted By 2jet
Access Motorsports, or "the Edge" or whatever...

Access Motorsports, or "the Edge" or whatever they are calling themselves now.

You guys are right, I'm going to go bail her out of there.

YOGOI, I think you and I might have a friend in common....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By 2jet
yes they do

The mirrors do pivot at the rubber boot. They are just really stiff when new. I have the mirrors and, like you, thought they didn't pivot at first. I was kinda like WTF as well. Then I discovered, by...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,875
Posted By 2jet
update

Update,

My bike is still in the shop with a fix nowhere on the horizon anytime soon. This f'n new improved valve/restrictor/whatever is still on backorder. Talked to the dealer yesterday and the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,838
Posted By 2jet
near Moab

http://maddynan.smugmug.com/photos/67376711-M.jpg


East of Moab UT, along the Colorado River.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,413
Posted By 2jet
here's my new XC

O.K.,

here's my new orange friend. pretty much stock except for the bars, handguards, shark fin......... more to come i'm sure.

http://maddynan.smugmug.com/photos/72184841-M.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18,690
Views: 7,460,109
Posted By 2jet
Sorry, been away for a few days. Yeah, the...

Sorry, been away for a few days.

Yeah, the bike is taller. Had it changed to an "S" spec. The windscreen is stock though, I think it's just the angle of the picture.

I didn't even notice it...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18,690
Views: 7,460,109
Posted By 2jet
white rim

On the White Rim trail in Canyonlands.


http://maddynan.smugmug.com/photos/67819849-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,875
Posted By 2jet
TSB for crankcase breather check-valve?????

Anyone heard of this yet?????

My bikes in the shop for it's second blown clutch push rod seal in so many months. While talking to the service guy, he informed me that there's a new TSB out for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,656
Posted By 2jet
Sorry to hear this is still happening

Wayne,

Hey, I was one of the unlucky ones this happened to. Your first research thread was the one I started when I had my "issue".

I was fortunate to have a great dealer (BMW of Salt Lake)...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By 2jet
Got One

Hey, don't know if you're still looking, but I have an 05.5 non "S" brakeline just sitting in my garage. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By 2jet
Dale, The paint is probably why it's so...

Dale,

The paint is probably why it's so expensive. I just checked the price on the black one and it's only $68.00. That's probably also why KTM dropped that color on that part, to save $$$$$$$.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By 2jet
I think this is it

Zen,

Here ya go!!!!!! 6000801300004

MSRP $224.00

Thinking about changing yours???
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By 2jet
Possible clutch push rod problem on my 05.5???

Been doing a lot of work on the bike over the past few weeks, I was checking things out this morining and found some fluid leaking out around the bottom of the clutch slave where it mates to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By 2jet
My Orange 05.5 "S"

O.K. here she is. I originally wanted an "S" in the first place, but I got such a good deal on this one, and well........ It's orange, KTM's are supposed to be orange.

I went to the good folks at...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 44,012
Posted By 2jet
You could put the switch inside one of the...

You could put the switch inside one of the handguards. I'm sure you could find a nice flat spot in there for the hook and loop fastener and it would be easy to lift a finger off the grip and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By 2jet
Hey Zen, I just fitted my KTM bars last week...

Hey Zen,

I just fitted my KTM bars last week and they fit really well. I was expecting a lot of hassle from them based on feedback from others. Maybe I just got lucky.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By 2jet
You put an extra zero in the part number. Should...

You put an extra zero in the part number. Should be 0015060103

FWIW
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By 2jet
thanks guys

O.K.

Thanks a lot guys. I guess I figured it out and I didn't even know it. It's very helpful to hear different tips and tricks. Appreciate the feed back.

regards
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By 2jet
removing the carbs

O.K., let me preface this with stating that I am stupid when it comes to carbs. I am trying to learn the black art so I can be more proficient at working on my 950 and 450, so be patient with me.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,754
Posted By 2jet
How do you use it?

I've looked at the allignment tool that you're talking about. Can't quite figure out how to use it. I'm guessing that one end goes in the swingarm pivot, and the other in the axle shaft? Screw the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By 2jet
I don't think this is a good deal. I paid 11,600...

I don't think this is a good deal. I paid 11,600 + tax for my brand new 05.5 1 month ago. There are still some new o5's out there for a steal. Cycle trader has a bunch of new ones. I just got on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By 2jet
The new seat is pretty comfortable, but I don't...

The new seat is pretty comfortable, but I don't like the step in the back for off-roading. I like to be able to slide back and forth easily and the step gets in my way.

I might have found a local...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By 2jet
05.5 step seat/ to trade

Don't like my OEM 05.5 stepped seat, no funds for a renazco yet. Anyone have an 04/ early 05 BLACK seat in reasonable condition that they want to trade???
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 116,756
Posted By 2jet
recent convert

I am a recent convert from the 1200 to the 950. I agree that the Beemer is a more refined, more capable road machine than the 950, but off the pavement their is no comparison IMO. It's all about the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2jet
Holy simul posting! :rofl

Holy simul posting! :rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2jet
The KTM USA website has a dealer locator....

The KTM USA website has a dealer locator. http://www.ktmusa.com You can search by country, state, zip-code etc, or just select "USA" and leave the other search fields blank and it will bring up all...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By 2jet
Thanks to all for the help. Look forward to...

Thanks to all for the help. Look forward to participating in these forums.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-09-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By 2jet
GS convert

Just wanted to introduce myself. Moving from the GS spot to the Orange crush.

Kept wanting to make my GS more off-roadable and spend more of my time in the dirt than on the pavement. Finally...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2005, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By 2jet
I replaced the metal hooks on my tie downs with...

I replaced the metal hooks on my tie downs with climbing grade locking caribiners. I took the tie downs and the "biners" to a qualified rigger and had them sewn into the webbing.

The unfortunate...
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