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Forum: Orange Crush 12-31-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,620
Posted By moparmiller
I was once so dumb that I raced a 950 SE at...

I was once so dumb that I raced a 950 SE at Starvation. I even questioned why 100 HP cannot be tied to a paddle tire and jumped in the dunes. I think I got smarter over the years. She now lives a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By moparmiller
The KTM fork service kit is part number is R14020...

The KTM fork service kit is part number is R14020 and has all the wear parts for a 48mm CC fork but the SKF seals and bushings work in a OC 48mm fork. Can't beat the price. I always have one in my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,855
Posted By moparmiller
I did the 24 and D100 on the SE in 07/08. I'd...

I did the 24 and D100 on the SE in 07/08. I'd love to run the 950 again but I'm already committed to a pretty quick open X team on my small bikes for the last 3 endurance races. Racing the big...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,855
Posted By moparmiller
Saw mention of this on TT- Starvation is not...

Saw mention of this on TT- Starvation is not Erzberg and as long as there is no rain a 950 can fly out there.For the house door just thread the bars, tuck the knees in, use the tank as guide pads,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 802,627
Posted By moparmiller
Your chain and rear sprocket go pretty far up...

Your chain and rear sprocket go pretty far up into the left side when you go to full compression. Not saying you cant pack something there but pull the shock spring and check the clearance at the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 802,627
Posted By moparmiller
More gas for the 570 photo porn fire- (Golden...

More gas for the 570 photo porn fire-
(Golden Spike HS)
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/goldenspike2011723.jpg
(OTBG 12 HR)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 802,627
Posted By moparmiller
Trail tech makes really nice lights. The Halogen...

Trail tech makes really nice lights. The Halogen X2 is a really good light. Is the HID version better? Yes, but unless you regularly do night races a Halogen is just fine. Trail tech's customer...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,552
Posted By moparmiller
Try any hydraulics shop or a heavy equipment...

Try any hydraulics shop or a heavy equipment repair shop. Any shop that does hydraulics is bound to have a O-Ring kit with all the good flavors.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By moparmiller
Dear blessed mother of acceleration: If you...

Dear blessed mother of acceleration:

If you could guide me to this temple I would be forever gratefully indebted to you.


I just spent 2 hours on those pics and never blinked...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,552
Posted By moparmiller
All of the slaves I have done on the smaller...

All of the slaves I have done on the smaller thumpers and 2Ts (maybe 6 total all, 2000+ models) had a Viton V-ring type seal. O-ring would/should work but I would personally blueprint the cylinder...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,004
Posted By moparmiller
Correct! Ride hard and slip the hell out of the...

Correct! Ride hard and slip the hell out of the clutch (Ride it like a 125) and you will be back at the dealer getting a fresh clutch pack.

Break-in oil is a Motorex mix called Cobra oil (not...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,202
Posted By moparmiller
If you are in checking plugs might as well toss...

If you are in checking plugs might as well toss in a set of NGKs. I dropped the front cylinder due to a batch of crap fuel (plugged front carb jets then fouled the plug). Skip the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By moparmiller
What compound did you get? They make a few...

What compound did you get? They make a few flavors and the high friction ones would exacerbate any fluid issues you might not have seen with different compounds.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,611,144
Posted By moparmiller
Dunes with a paddle tire on the 950- ...

Dunes with a paddle tire on the 950-

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/IMG_2436.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 802,627
Posted By moparmiller
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/g...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/goldenspike2011723.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 33,135
Posted By moparmiller
The classic golden spike loading dock shot- ...

The classic golden spike loading dock shot-

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/goldenspike2011723.jpg
Photo credits go to SJMC.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 33,135
Posted By moparmiller
Starvation ridge 12 hour- good times ...

Starvation ridge 12 hour- good times

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/puddle-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 802,627
Posted By moparmiller
Pic from our 12 hour endurance race last month- ...

Pic from our 12 hour endurance race last month- the 570 ran like a champ and gained about 25 lbs of mud on the track.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/puddle-1.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 33,135
Posted By moparmiller
The 12 hour was actually a great race- after all...

The 12 hour was actually a great race- after all the talk of rain and flooding ponds there was only a few hundred yards of mud total in ten miles. The track was flagged 100 yards wide in the muddy...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 33,135
Posted By moparmiller
Just throwing some race fuel on the fire- I just...

Just throwing some race fuel on the fire- I just found this pic online... I think one of the OMRA guys took it.
This is just a few miles before I had a huge yard sale in the dust and folded up the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 33,135
Posted By moparmiller
Unloading the bikes... No 6 hour love this weekend

Unloading the bikes... No 6 hour love this weekend
Forum: Canada 02-25-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,230
Posted By moparmiller
Before you think about doing do any of this, do...

Before you think about doing do any of this, do the steps below:

1)Load up your bike with everything- FULLY loaded with extra fuel...

2) go sprint run for a mile to get the jelly leg feeling...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,230
Posted By moparmiller
Conditions on the track ranged from jackhammering...

Conditions on the track ranged from jackhammering along the bare ties, baseball sized ballast stones on the tracks, to 4" of loose sand (all within the same mile...) very inconsistent- just when you...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,230
Posted By moparmiller
Cough... Cough... ...

Cough... Cough...
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/CIMG6005.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By moparmiller
Potted side goes twards the mounting boss (I...

Potted side goes twards the mounting boss (I think there are counter sunk holes for the screws?). Wire comes up into the unit from the bottom.

I am in the middle of my revalve version 4.0 and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,223
Posted By moparmiller
I use Motorex teflon based lube for all 7 of my...

I use Motorex teflon based lube for all 7 of my bikes (yellow can stuff)
After sand riding I just brush off any sand or use WD-40 to wash down my chain then relube when the chain is warm.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,223
Posted By moparmiller
More geeky BMW gear in the dunes with a paddle...

More geeky BMW gear in the dunes with a paddle tire...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/IMG_2436.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/IMG_2293.jpg

Single...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,223
Posted By moparmiller
Doing the wonky racer thing at a 24 hour race... ...

Doing the wonky racer thing at a 24 hour race...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/IMG_2883.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/IMG_2885.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,489
Posted By moparmiller
A 400 lb bike gets pretty heavy after a couple...

A 400 lb bike gets pretty heavy after a couple hours of rocks and whoops but it is doable if you can ride it in the nasty stuff confidently. If you think you can do it you can. If you doubt you can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,835
Posted By moparmiller
Not necessary on the tight single track but...

Not necessary on the tight single track but blitzing sand whoops... I don't ride any bike in the desert with out one. I have had this Scotts for a long time and just move it from bike to bike. Cuts...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,835
Posted By moparmiller
Berg 570- Mmm so much fun. Almost stupid fast in...

Berg 570- Mmm so much fun. Almost stupid fast in the tight stuff.
Seattle in January is a hard life... :evil

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/moparmiller/IMG_0301.jpg
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Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,739
Posted By moparmiller
Did it land on the shifter???

Did it land on the shifter???
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,947
Posted By moparmiller
Finding Neutral on a running KTM/Berg is a...

Finding Neutral on a running KTM/Berg is a pain... But finding Neutral in a race is lost places... It is different from a street bike and you get used to it in an hour. I prefer a tighter gear box,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,947
Posted By moparmiller
With stock gearing I could bring my 570 to well...

With stock gearing I could bring my 570 to well below walking pace in a steep loose up hill and not even feel the need to dab or turn out... it is amazing how low this motor can go. I did have a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,947
Posted By moparmiller
All the KTM/Berg MSO's are the same in the US. ...

All the KTM/Berg MSO's are the same in the US. How your state treats unbranded (NON- "off road use only") MSOs is variable. But the Berg does not say Off Road Use Only... I have a plate and no...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,947
Posted By moparmiller
Handles like crap... Motor like a hand grenade...

Handles like crap...
Motor like a hand grenade with out a pin...
You don't want one...
Your friends will think your weird...
Your wife will leave you....

Forget every thing you have heard...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,979
Posted By moparmiller
No I tried to get some from Motorex USA and it is...

No I tried to get some from Motorex USA and it is only mixed for the factory and not available.

Run the factory oil and change it out quickly... The next type of oil is up to you... I run full...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,979
Posted By moparmiller
KTM uses a custom blend Motorex oil for breakin...

KTM uses a custom blend Motorex oil for breakin (called Cobra oil)
It is a breakin specific oil.. Not a regular synthetic oil.

Add to that the full pull dyno runs all KTM motors get at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-13-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By moparmiller
Remove brake caliper, bleed brakes with the...

Remove brake caliper, bleed brakes with the caliper held above the level of the master-

I had the same issues with my RFS and the SE. I found that there was a PITA air bubble that wouldnt go away...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,035
Posted By moparmiller
Two air flow rates were used and the data trends...

Two air flow rates were used and the data trends were the same for both tests. The data shown is for the lower of the flow rate tests.
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