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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
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, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
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, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 10:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,034
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, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
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, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 413,772
Posted By rz35027
Bwahahahaha.... good one! In what world?

Bwahahahaha.... good one!

In what world?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
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, 10:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,005
Posted By rz35027
There ya go...

There ya go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,005
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, 09:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,005
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, 09:01 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 76,413
Posted By rz35027
SXC stock can...

SXC stock can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,820
Posted By rz35027
I know....:)

I know....:)
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,820
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, 06:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,701
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, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,397
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, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
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, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
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, 06:47 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,364
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
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, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
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, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
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, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
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, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
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, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
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, 01:05 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,827
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, 01:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,189
Posted By rz35027
Mediocrity...:D

Mediocrity...:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By rz35027
Ebay is your friend... Frame, suspension,...

Ebay is your friend...

Frame, suspension, electrics are common between many of the lc4, your motor will vary only in the piston, cylinder and crank...

Basically you have a 400cc top end on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
Posted By rz35027
Yikes... I'm on rear caliper two, now with some...

Yikes... I'm on rear caliper two, now with some hope for the original caliper...

Is there any reason why I/we couldn't epoxy the fixed pad to the fingers of the caliper? It might become...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,753
Posted By rz35027
Nice... a couple of great tricks there! My old...

Nice... a couple of great tricks there! My old caliper is salvagable!
I'm thinking a high temp silicone is required?
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,643
Posted By rz35027
Death defying... Don't the waves come up with a...

Death defying... Don't the waves come up with a storm (somewhere)?
A surf board would make a really big sail!
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,795
Posted By rz35027
Tseta had a great thread on rebuilding the shock...

Tseta had a great thread on rebuilding the shock on these bikes, once the shock is apart the first time (the tough part) it's a reasonably simple process. It's the same idea as adding spacers into...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 55,930
Posted By rz35027
I've had good luck cutting 6-8mm off the seal...

I've had good luck cutting 6-8mm off the seal springs also, it's easy to do. The dust scrapers get the same treatment...
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