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Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By LukasM
I think the only thing that is different on the...

I think the only thing that is different on the 14 vs. 08-13 is the intermediate bracket that bolts between tank and exhaust.

You can get that part from any KTM dealer and then use any exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By LukasM
1.5 - 2 lbs sounds about right for the ABS. The...

1.5 - 2 lbs sounds about right for the ABS. The module is very small, the rings weigh a couple of ounces, and the lines are slightly longer. Overall not a big deal, and since it's supposed to work...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 127,623
Posted By LukasM
That looks fantastic Tyler, the orange really...

That looks fantastic Tyler, the orange really goes perfectly with the 2014 graphics and colours!! :clap :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,725
Posted By LukasM
Might have been me.. :wink: There really is...

Might have been me.. :wink:

There really is no reason to go with Rick's for the same price or more, it is aftermarket made in China (with reported failures) vs. an OEM supplier made in Japan (have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By LukasM
They are not the same (or they would have the...

They are not the same (or they would have the same number), what DC said.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
RTW ride with some racing included. Lyndon's...

RTW ride with some racing included.

Lyndon's new bike doesn't only look bad ass, but it's really well thought out with lots of testing behind the various mods. Pretty much the ultimate bike if you...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,299
Posted By LukasM
I am in for this one as well, also on a Rally...

I am in for this one as well, also on a Rally Raid Evo 2 LC4, just 240ccs more than Jenny and John! :wink:

Like Pyndon the Hellas is also the first stop on the round the world trip I am starting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By LukasM
09+ 300s are nice, Husabergs and KTMs are...

09+ 300s are nice, Husabergs and KTMs are basically the same except for the plastic vs. aluminum subframe.

For pure off road riding without high top speeds there is nothing better, the more...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By LukasM
250-200 Watts? You wish, or you trust some paper...

250-200 Watts? You wish, or you trust some paper numbers, this is definitely not a real life measurement.

Stock KTM EXC stators put out about 70-80 Watts DC peak once the ground is floated, and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 114,560
Posted By LukasM
It's up to you but I would stick with a...

It's up to you but I would stick with a Shindengen, they have a spotless track record.

The FH008 is used OEM on quite a few bikes and fits the stock location perfectly, no bulky connectors on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 1,046,900
Posted By LukasM
That's a Rally Raid Products Evo 2 tank and...

That's a Rally Raid Products Evo 2 tank and fairing kit.

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By LukasM
I've never heard of a single disc wheel tearing...

I've never heard of a single disc wheel tearing itself apart, there are plenty of heavy supermotos out there to prove that this is a complete non-issue. There was an issue with the DID rims on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
No question, I would definitely get the stock...

No question, I would definitely get the stock Euro subfender and then either the Euro LED tail light or even better the one that PW Garfield sells on Ebay and various forums, as it is just as small...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 1,046,900
Posted By LukasM
Nice bike Jorich! Looks like Alberto...

Nice bike Jorich!

Looks like Alberto Dottori's kit to me, will be interesting to know how the fiberglass tanks are holding up over the long term.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
Out with the old, in with the new! :wink: ...

Out with the old, in with the new! :wink:

Tractive / Rally Raid Adventure shock
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By LukasM
Hey Morgwn, Finally taking off on the 28th...

Hey Morgwn,

Finally taking off on the 28th of April, 3 weeks to go! Doing the Hellas Rally in Greece then off to Kazakhstan to meet Colebatch and a few other guys.



Gangplank,

The stem is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By LukasM
I bet the offset of the YZ triples will be...

I bet the offset of the YZ triples will be completely wrong, and the stem way too short.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 697
Posted By LukasM
The SXC does not have a cush hub, and this is a...

The SXC does not have a cush hub, and this is a serious problem for a big thumper with strong power pulses, when ridden on tarmac. It's quite likely that this contributed to the failure of the hub, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5,180
Views: 686,383
Posted By LukasM
DR wheel also has a 240mm disc, not sure if...

DR wheel also has a 240mm disc, not sure if anybody makes one in 220mm diameter for it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,180
Views: 686,383
Posted By LukasM
Yeah but a 690 wheel will not fit into the Berg...

Yeah but a 690 wheel will not fit into the Berg because it's too wide, which is what we are discussing here.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5,180
Views: 686,383
Posted By LukasM
I never heard that CRF wheels are supposed to...

I never heard that CRF wheels are supposed to bolt into the Berg, who said that?

It's a sure thing that the disc and sprocket bolt patterns are completely different, and it's safe guess that hub...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By LukasM
Have you tried searching for DR650 side rack on...

Have you tried searching for DR650 side rack on Ebay? :wink:

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,641
Posted By LukasM
Congrats, I'm sure you will enjoy her. The...

Congrats, I'm sure you will enjoy her.

The Touratech luggage racks are one of the very few good things they make, but if you want to keep the dirt focus of the bike sell the heavy and easily...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
Holy shit, 70k! Now that's an endorsement if...

Holy shit, 70k! Now that's an endorsement if there ever was one.

I've got a 46t CS from my Berg Noah, should I combine that with a 16t up front? And bring spare 15+17t? The CS looks to be a bit of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
Looking at the microfiche the 500 still uses...

Looking at the microfiche the 500 still uses 59034031000, the same part that has been on all KTM dirt bikes in the last 15 years?

That'd be great if that would fit, got plenty of those spares...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,641
Posted By LukasM
The gearbox spread is not ideal but it's not a...

The gearbox spread is not ideal but it's not a dealbreaker either, otherwise the 690 wouldn't be as popular as it is.

Throttle is smooth once you get the proper maps loaded, which you can do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5,180
Views: 686,383
Posted By LukasM
See if you can get the guy from Trailjammer to...

See if you can get the guy from Trailjammer to make some, he has exactly what you want for most other KTMs. He's an ADVrider, too.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,641
Posted By LukasM
No reason to avoid an 08, the fuel pump can fail...

No reason to avoid an 08, the fuel pump can fail on any year and is a $150 fix.

Same for the rockers, just change them every 20k or so.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By LukasM
You have to remove all 20mm wheel spacers, put...

You have to remove all 20mm wheel spacers, put the new RR spacer on the brake disc side, and use the 690 cush drive sprocket carrier, then everything will fit properly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By LukasM
Forget it, sell yours and buy a Canadian one...

Forget it, sell yours and buy a Canadian one there like GH said.

If it were a collectors item or otherwise really special that would be one thing, but it's going to be way too much effort and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,180
Views: 686,383
Posted By LukasM
Yup, that's exactly it.

Yup, that's exactly it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By LukasM
AS and RR are both very good, and Scheffelmeier...

AS and RR are both very good, and Scheffelmeier Metall has one that includes a tool box. I used their Husaberg model and was very happy with it, very useful to have storage room down low.

About...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By LukasM
If you upgrade the upper and lower tank bolts...

If you upgrade the upper and lower tank bolts with the pieces from Rally Raid, use a supportive double strut side rack (either Rally Raid or the Touratech/KTM one), you won't have any problems,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
Damn Noah, you must be riding her hard!! ...

Damn Noah, you must be riding her hard!!

I've got a spare left peg bracket you can have for free, send me
your address and I'll get it out today, have to go to the post office anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
Isaac, You will be fine with the Agri tube...

Isaac,

You will be fine with the Agri tube there as MeinMotorrad says. Easy way to check this sort of thing is to run a string with a weight at the end on the left edge of the tube, should still...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
Hi Jeff, This is exactly what I'm doing,...

Hi Jeff,

This is exactly what I'm doing, just picked up some green, red and yellow wires during my lunch break. As you can see I cut off the stock Honda connectors, so I will extend the wires and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
No he doesn't, and I haven't seen the FH008 from...

No he doesn't, and I haven't seen the FH008 from any other aftermarket suppliers either. For OEM used on Ebay will be your best bet, that's where I got mine.

Unlike the FH012 or FH020 it will fit...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15,460
Views: 1,572,737
Posted By LukasM
I think for cast aluminum or something that was...

I think for cast aluminum or something that was anodized a different color before, powder coating is the way to go if you want uniform and true color.

I'm thinking about doing all my silver bits...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By LukasM
Unless you don't care about suspension...

Unless you don't care about suspension performance, with 40k on it I would give the forks a full service with fresh oil, seals, wipers and check the bushings for wear.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 127,623
Posted By LukasM
Cycra CRM guards are very good, but...

Cycra CRM guards are very good, but Highwaydirtbikes are the best, both the strongest and the most functional with the fold-in mirrors, integrated LED blinkers, and various top clamp options.
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