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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
I used a Shinko 241 trials for a few weeks before...

I used a Shinko 241 trials for a few weeks before selling it to jontow. It was ok everywhere. It didn't have the roost throwing pull of a Trakmaster but I never got stuck, it just had to dig down...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By bryantjt
If you were on KTMTalk, Caflash would chime in...

If you were on KTMTalk, Caflash would chime in saying that you need to run a leak down test and that your intake valves are toast leading the motor to make less suction and requiring larger jets to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
There's a few more from Facebook but I don't...

There's a few more from Facebook but I don't think they are on ADV, Randy for one is in.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By bryantjt
The 15 S has the drz250 mini tail light instead...

The 15 S has the drz250 mini tail light instead of the tractor light of the pre 2015. And bold new graphics.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By bryantjt
Over the weekend we installed a SWMotech skid...

Over the weekend we installed a SWMotech skid plate, Tusk bars, risers, and handguards with spoilers. Springs and tires will be this weekend or next depending on shipping times. Chain roller...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By bryantjt
Being an engineer I'm all for museums etc. that...

Being an engineer I'm all for museums etc. that are mechanically inclined!

While I realize the DR is a little more dirty than the Wee, it just fits me better. I have one in the garage to...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By bryantjt
I appreciate the suggestions, 2 points to add...

I appreciate the suggestions, 2 points to add though:

1-I'm going solo as I find myself in the "Single Men of ADVRider" group so no girlfriend brownie points required.

2-I'm gluten intolerant...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By bryantjt
This trip never happened as planned but now 5...

This trip never happened as planned but now 5 years later I'm looking to make a solo run to the same destination. Probably for the same time frame as well, either May or June.

I will probably be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
For enolaos: ...

For enolaos:

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/received_10153172483211095.jpeg

He has others but I snapped that this morning.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By bryantjt
Do you have the o-ring, spring, and washer in the...

Do you have the o-ring, spring, and washer in the correct order on the fuel screw?

For a few bucks just try a new pilot jet. Even if you can see through all the holes there can be just enough...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
Studying the local geology....

Studying the local geology....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
Worst case I'll help you pick it up. I've got...

Worst case I'll help you pick it up. I've got short legs and am gravitationaly challenged with the 450.:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
Correct, I missed that day but I think Randy went.

Correct, I missed that day but I think Randy went.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
I know Chuck, I've secretly been Craigslist and...

I know Chuck, I've secretly been Craigslist and ADV stalking it every time it gets bumped in the Flea Market :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
Regarding the big bikes, of the trails I've...

Regarding the big bikes, of the trails I've ridden with these guys there's no "bottomless" type mud that I've seen but that could vary with a wet summer. There can be deep water over a hard base...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,042
Posted By bryantjt
In! Probably.....maybe....I think:huh ...

In! Probably.....maybe....I think:huh

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/20140419_142212.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,409,494
Posted By bryantjt
Whoever posted the Amazon link for the TT stator,...

Whoever posted the Amazon link for the TT stator, Thanks! Amazonwarehousedeals had an open box stator for $82 shipped via Prime. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,639
Posted By bryantjt
I have the Baja Designs dual sport kit on mine...

I have the Baja Designs dual sport kit on mine with the glass lens and put in a 65 watt Sylvania Extreme bulb which is significantly better than the 35 watt bulb that was in there. I'm comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By bryantjt
A neat trick if you can swing it is to have...

A neat trick if you can swing it is to have multiple cameras recording the same action.

This isn't great or moto related but its a clip from our local carpet racing track.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,965
Posted By bryantjt
Neat! I've never seen those before. Did they...

Neat! I've never seen those before. Did they build their own frames or source from someone else? The 501 looks almost like an XR.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By bryantjt
See my sig-line. A DL and a KTM. Even geared...

See my sig-line. A DL and a KTM. Even geared 14/50 (stock dirt gearing, 8mph idling in first gear) on the KTM, it turns lower rpm at 60mph than the DL and will pull to a gps indicated 97 mph. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By bryantjt
I've used both of the above in my 06 450 EXC and...

I've used both of the above in my 06 450 EXC and prefer the T6 synthetic as it helped to reduce the grabby clutch when the motor isn't at full temp yet. At 600-700 miles (20-30 hours) and it will...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By bryantjt
If I'm not mistaken, you are now a full on DC...

If I'm not mistaken, you are now a full on DC system and all electrics run off the battery and all of the stator output goes to the battery. You no longer have or need a separate circuit for...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,584
Posted By bryantjt
I used Space Bags on a trip from NY to VA and...

I used Space Bags on a trip from NY to VA and they worked great with a 12 volt Coleman air mattress pump. The inlet to the pump was the same size as the port on the bag so it became a vacuum pump.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By bryantjt
Caflash on ktmtalk has an engine exchange, send...

Caflash on ktmtalk has an engine exchange, send your old tired one in and pick from 450, 525, 540, 565cc options. Prices vary.:deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,378
Views: 637,402
Posted By bryantjt
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%...

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/20140621_134009_RichtoneHDR.jpg


Part of the abandoned Rutland rail line near North Lawrence NY.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,849
Posted By bryantjt
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%...

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/20140621_134009_RichtoneHDR.jpg


http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/20140621_134301-Sepia.jpg


The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,409,494
Posted By bryantjt
I believe he is recommending the MAP for the...

I believe he is recommending the MAP for the higher heat capability.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By bryantjt
Never mind I see they don't have a 17" rear...

Never mind I see they don't have a 17" rear available, next best would be the shinko 244 or Kenda 270.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By bryantjt
I can see how that would be an issue :D. Another...

I can see how that would be an issue :D. Another decent all around tire would be the Shinko 241 trials pattern. I ran one for 300 miles on my 450 and it worked Ok everywhere and was very quiet and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By bryantjt
I ran one on the rear of my KLX250 and it was a...

I ran one on the rear of my KLX250 and it was a good all around tire. If it does what you want, stick with it. After that tire was done, I switched to Kenda Trackmaster and then Michelin AC-10 and...
Forum: Face plant 06-14-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,342
Posted By bryantjt
Is the 500 really that much nastier than my 06...

Is the 500 really that much nastier than my 06 450EXC? It's hard to tell in the video where in the rev range the 500 is, but my 450 seems tame compared to how quick that came up.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,409,494
Posted By bryantjt
I'm using the Tusk branded version of the same...

I'm using the Tusk branded version of the same for about half that price and I like it. Rockymountainatv.com house brand.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 2,656,122
Posted By bryantjt
Any time the machine tips over, the carb floats...

Any time the machine tips over, the carb floats don't work right (they hinge up and down, they don't work so well sideways). This lets the carb get too full of fuel and usually you'll see some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,991
Posted By bryantjt
If you like the "tractor like" nature of your...

If you like the "tractor like" nature of your current machine, don't rule out the KLX250S, specifically the 06-07 models that had a wider gear spread than the 09 and up. It is down on peak power...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By bryantjt
The tips and tricks are pretty well covered in...

The tips and tricks are pretty well covered in the bike specific index at the top of the page, but I'm game for more info.:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,849
Posted By bryantjt
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%...

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/IMG_20130411_173838_246.jpg


http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k178/jt3303/KTM%20450%20EXC/20140419_142212.jpg

The DRZ at least...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By bryantjt
200 2 stroke.

200 2 stroke.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 44,467
Posted By bryantjt
I'm having a difficult time with the stand up...

I'm having a difficult time with the stand up wheelies. Can you post some of the raw footage without the pausing for descriptions? I'm not sure I'm preloading correctly.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By bryantjt
The BD and Sicass both came with brackets.

The BD and Sicass both came with brackets.
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