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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 36,965
Posted By dad2bike
I just picked up another Gen 2 for my son. Tired...

I just picked up another Gen 2 for my son. Tired of handing mine off to him when we split up into groups.

Which is correct Promo code for the Gen 2, PCFTRACKSPOT or TRACKSPOT?

Maybe it really...
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,037
Posted By dad2bike
Earlier an inmate noted using 2 sets of old KTM...

Earlier an inmate noted using 2 sets of old KTM pegs.
I've done that for my 950 and 690.

Here's the ones on my 690.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Maybe that all depends on your bashplate. I just...

Maybe that all depends on your bashplate. I just drain onto the bashplate and it runs out just to where my pan sits.:D
Then a little spray of brake cleaner and the mess is all gone.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Now THAT is nice! :clap

Now THAT is nice! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
I have a calibrated wrist. The toxic threads in...

I have a calibrated wrist. The toxic threads in the basement help me keep it in shape. Lol

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
I put JB weld on a friends Radiator tube in Death...

I put JB weld on a friends Radiator tube in Death Valley. It worked great. I used the 2 part in the tube. This turned into a thick liquid that wraps in around the fins to help hold it in place. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
A new cover is only $145 with free shipping from...

A new cover is only $145 with free shipping from Surdyke Yamaha.
I just looked it up for a friend who destroyed his cover in a slide.

I would do a helicoil for now to keep your costs down. (To...
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 153,231
Posted By dad2bike
My friend got a flat out on the trail today. It...

My friend got a flat out on the trail today.
It seemed like a great opportunity to put my Trail stand to a test.
It worked perfectly! :clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
When we put a cush drive wheel on my son's 525EXC...

When we put a cush drive wheel on my son's 525EXC it came with a 2.50 rim. He has been very happy with it. I too went to the 1.6 front. I suggest sticking with your 2.50 rear. It will handle the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
H/T both. I really don't know what pressure I...

H/T both. I really don't know what pressure I will land on. My son put in 60PSI to seat the bead and left it there until we rode. I just released air listen for the familiar sound near my normal...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
My son about bust a gut installing my Moto-Z's on...

My son about bust a gut installing my Moto-Z's on the 690 for me. Good to have a young strong back in the family. :lol3

I put in about 300 miles yesterday for the first ride. A mix of rocky fast...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-08-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7,825
Views: 7,175,710
Posted By dad2bike
Wow. 30 years. Did you guys marry while still in...

Wow. 30 years. Did you guys marry while still in diapers? You done good man.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Thanks! I found his thread. :clap Kind of...

Thanks! I found his thread. :clap Kind of confusing to follow and no working website link. I sent him a PM to get info. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Does this mean you are done with the right tanks?...

Does this mean you are done with the right tanks?

I'm sure glad I stuck with the nice fat safari tank.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Got a link? It might be nice to compare them. ...

Got a link?
It might be nice to compare them.

Sent from outside my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
While on a ride yesterday a friend took a nasty...

While on a ride yesterday a friend took a nasty sliding spill.
Here's some of the results.
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/dad2bike/Riding/20140906_125326_zpsauzpkzpn.jpg

His cover was now...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Look up -021 o-ring. Then look up the metric...

Look up -021 o-ring. Then look up the metric conversions.
The slave is not submerged in oil. Above that level so yes it has air on the other side. And indicator of a leaking ring is to look at the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
As you might have read over the past few pages,...

As you might have read over the past few pages, you have replaced the cover o-ring. Not the Piston O-ring. Go find yourself a -021 o-ring at your local hardware store. The bleed again. Any air in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Filter looks good. Those pieces don't look to be...

Filter looks good. Those pieces don't look to be anything related to seal. So now you've confirmed you are not losing water to the inside of the motor. Time to look at all the external items. Any...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Pull an oil filter. If it is wavy then you have...

Pull an oil filter. If it is wavy then you have lost a water pump seal. I think you might see frothy up in the breather hose, Not so much in the oil itself.
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,279
Posted By dad2bike
Now you're talking.

Now you're talking.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
You have to pull the snap ring in order to pull...

You have to pull the snap ring in order to pull the piston out. It is THAT o-ring that is leaking on you. :D

Here is a pic from a 350 EXC slave that shows the arrangement better.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
This is interesting. I know my sons 525EXC uses...

This is interesting. I know my sons 525EXC uses the same clutch hydraulics as my 690. Don't know about the 350.
I'll check with one of my local friends about his.:deal

Edit- I looked up the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Do not use brake fluid in the clutch! It uses...

Do not use brake fluid in the clutch! It uses mineral oil. Look at your manual. Brake fluid will do bad expensive things to your clutch hydraulics.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
KTM does NOT list nor sell the -021 O-ring for...

KTM does NOT list nor sell the -021 O-ring for the slave. The number comes from others that have sourced it in the past.
If you want one to throw in then go to your local True-Value or Ace...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
You are still thinking the wrong o-ring. The...

You are still thinking the wrong o-ring. The piston pulls out of the slave. It has an o-ring.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Yes that O-ring. I was able to do a KTM...

Yes that O-ring.

I was able to do a KTM Twins slave unit on my 950. I'm not sure whose version that is. I haven't done one on my 690 yet. It will happen eventually.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
It sounds like you keep replacing the slave...

It sounds like you keep replacing the slave gasket not the slave piston o-ring. That is what you need to replace.
the size is a -021. I bought a bag of a hundred off ebay for under $10. I give...
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,279
Posted By dad2bike
Got it. Still that would be a cool light. Maybe...

Got it. Still that would be a cool light. Maybe convince Baja designs to make one.
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,279
Posted By dad2bike
I wonder if a resourceful person could make the...

I wonder if a resourceful person could make the squadron into a 2 led low and 2 led high. Wide for low and spot for high.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 32,426
Posted By dad2bike
EDIT- Yeah you are right. The stack on the...

EDIT- Yeah you are right.

The stack on the white paper towels is 2003 EXC. These were previously reworked many years ago by Pro Circuit.

The stack on the blue shop towels is for the 2690R...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 32,426
Posted By dad2bike
Both forks were the same. Yes on the stacks. If...

Both forks were the same. Yes on the stacks. If you follow these pic links you'll see what the setup is on my exc forks too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 32,426
Posted By dad2bike
Here's the inners of my 2009 690R before I did...

Here's the inners of my 2009 690R before I did any changing around. This should be a good place for you to start.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/dad2bike/Ginger/P2180097_zpsa82829d6.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
I bought one of those moose wrenches. I couldn't...

I bought one of those moose wrenches. I couldn't get it to work for me. I've had the best luck using a harbor freight pry bar. I put some strips of Velcro felt on the frame tubes to rest against....
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Swing by Las Vegas. There's a bunch of 690...

Swing by Las Vegas. There's a bunch of 690 people here. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18,460
Views: 2,011,589
Posted By dad2bike
Keep looking. It's there.

Keep looking. It's there.
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,279
Posted By dad2bike
Oh, dimmer. Hmm

Oh, dimmer. Hmm
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,279
Posted By dad2bike
The Baja design switch kit works great for this.

The Baja design switch kit works great for this.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,825
Views: 7,175,710
Posted By dad2bike
We have twin del sol. Both samba green. Her...

We have twin del sol. Both samba green. Her plates... yup MOMZSOL. Lol
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,279
Posted By dad2bike
You can use the 690 dual kit. Just buy a mask for...

You can use the 690 dual kit. Just buy a mask for $35 more.
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