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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Firestone, The location of the right peg...

Firestone,

The location of the right peg makes both squeezing the bike and reaching the brake pedal difficult at best.

I moved my right peg in and the difference is well worth the effort....
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Here are a couple video's of single track. ...

Here are a couple video's of single track.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3feh56h8Fo0



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6YE8C6CzEg
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Mine bent down and hung out further than the OE...

Mine bent down and hung out further than the OE by a good bit. I stand up allot and ride single track. 175lbs w/o gear. They are not made for aggressive use. As a "foot rest" they are most likely...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 84,400
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Nice pic Steve. Is that a Simpson Bandit on the...

Nice pic Steve. Is that a Simpson Bandit on the top shelf?

They were the baddest looking helmets back then. Especially with all that beard hanging out.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 04:21 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y445/dave_fred...

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y445/dave_frederick1/1526830_10201173074154225_1947562434_n_zpsa1220e69.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Thumb I just installed a Tusk clutch in my XRL and it...

I just installed a Tusk clutch in my XRL and it smoked it in about 30 minutes. RMC made it good, saying that the early runs of those kits had quality issues. They stated that I must have gotten an...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
That thing is a hideous, only a mother could...

That thing is a hideous, only a mother could love, kinda face-bike. Promise you will not work on or modify your KTM.

:deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
What type of problem are you having? Is it the...

What type of problem are you having? Is it the tube holding the tank up?

As you can see, my tank is being supported by the rubber on the backbone.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Every Corbin seat I have sat on, none on a XRL,...

Every Corbin seat I have sat on, none on a XRL, has been a leather covered rock.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
You can count on there being many more than 1. ...

You can count on there being many more than 1.

That is the funniest post I have seen yet.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Maybe you should ride a little more Rob. :eek1

Maybe you should ride a little more Rob. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
My tank is getting support from the rubber mounts...

My tank is getting support from the rubber mounts on the backbone first. The front lower drop-down mounts don't seem to be doing much of anything and have not had any problems with them coming loose....
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
I am glad you said that. No way I am trying to...

I am glad you said that. No way I am trying to install that tube again.

The tank is supported and solid without it. I don't ride much street either.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Steve, I have 15k on my 93, no engine...

Steve,

I have 15k on my 93, no engine failure, just fresh piston and bore, valve job.
Cam chain has no kinks, sharp edges and sprockets look good.

What do you think service limit is on a cam...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
What does the tube line up to on the tank? There...

What does the tube line up to on the tank? There are several steps on the inside of the tunnel. Does it line up with one of them? The guy from Acerbis suggested that my frame may be bent. Really?...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
I would have to revisit the situation again to...

I would have to revisit the situation again to remember what I ran into. I ended up running the 5.8 without the tube all last year with no problems. If I remember correctly the tube did not line up...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
that was going to be my only comment was please...

that was going to be my only comment was please let me know what you figure out on that tube above the head. I contacted the company and really didn't get to talk to anyone that has ever installed...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Just got the mount back from the welder. The guy...

Just got the mount back from the welder. The guy did a great job, I have no concerns of failure, Dude knows welding. I am happy with the results. I would have liked to go closer but was concerned...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Thanks Steve, valves cleaned up nicely, plan on...

Thanks Steve, valves cleaned up nicely, plan on lapping them in when the head comes back from machine shop. Had 3 bolts on rocker box break. I expected a few due to this unit being a 93 and never had...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
My Head of Security has a not so subtle way of...

My Head of Security has a not so subtle way of letting me know who is next in line for attention.

My XRL has 15K and was showing 20% leakdown past the rings.

.022 thou ring end gap. Lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
I thought you would be bigger....:D

I thought you would be bigger....:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
That is both informative and entertaining. Thanks...

That is both informative and entertaining. Thanks Steve.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:03 AM
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Views: 9,761,009
Posted By Lost on Row 1
Hi Comp Piston J&E or Wiseco? 10.5 or 9.1 ? What works for you?

Stock cam, would like to run pump gas. I know this has been asked a bunch, I just was looking for the most current reviews.
Thank You
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Thanks for that info. I will be sure that is how...

Thanks for that info. I will be sure that is how the welding gets done. I still want to figure a way to not lose any height of the peg.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
You are one of the people that I thought may have...

You are one of the people that I thought may have taken care of this peg mount. It looks like you ride mostly in the west but I would think the curb feeler peg could still be a hazard.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
The pegs are the cheap ebay ones and they are...

The pegs are the cheap ebay ones and they are sagging. I would like to get a quality pair once the mounting is sorted. I could build up they peg where it levels on the mount, we'll see if Santa buys...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Is the metal that the footpeg mount is made out...

Is the metal that the footpeg mount is made out of, can it be heated and bent and not lose any strength?
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 84,400
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
The single track I ride has me smacking the peg...

The single track I ride has me smacking the peg on something, rock, stump, small puppy or whatever. I stand up when riding offroad and I am standing on the pivot of the peg and not the peg. Where the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
On the 2 mounting bolts on is a stud. I have not...

On the 2 mounting bolts on is a stud. I have not closely examined the stud setup but if I remove metal from the mount the stud may have to be removed and a bolt and nut setup could be used. Can I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 84,400
Views: 9,761,009
Posted By Lost on Row 1
My welder guy acted as though it was doable. I...

My welder guy acted as though it was doable. I just wanted to ask around first, and honestly figured it was a old mod for folks.


Thanks Fritz, I had not thought of that. Do you think there will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Right Footpeg Mount- Curb Feeler

I have searched the world wide web and I am coming up blank. The right footpeg mount is way out from the bike. I would like to tuck it in without losing any height to the mount. I believe the mount...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Moose makes a carb kit for around $30 retail.

Moose makes a carb kit for around $30 retail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,463
Posted By Lost on Row 1
If you go during the week I would doubt you would...

If you go during the week I would doubt you would have any company.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-05-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,463
Posted By Lost on Row 1
Locust Stake

My opinion is it's a 4 wheeler park and not all that great at that.
2 way trails. :eek1

What would you like to know?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,821
Posted By Lost on Row 1
We are talking "South Ga". :D

We are talking "South Ga".

:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 84,400
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
Footpegs & footpeg mounts.

Am I the only person who hates the XRL's pegs? Beechum, have you made some improvements over the stock stuff? I am not just talking about the pegs themselves, but also the mounts.

I ride single...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,463
Posted By Lost on Row 1
Thumb I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
I did some riding in the NE Ga mountains today....

I did some riding in the NE Ga mountains today. Perfect weather.
Had to cross this.

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y445/dave_frederick1/IMG_20140923_111729801_zps0ea809ad.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Lost on Row 1
I know you are new to Georgia, careful this time...

I know you are new to Georgia, careful this time of year there are allot of gates open for hunters. Many do not have signs. It is a drag running up on a camp that is occupied.
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