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Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By lost1
Nope, I don't know Harald. I do love my 88 dr 600...

Nope, I don't know Harald. I do love my 88 dr 600 more than any other bike I've owned. I have well over 200 000 klms on it with just one top end rebuild. Almost every kilometer was in underdeveloped...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By lost1
The dr 600 front brake is horrible (still better...

The dr 600 front brake is horrible (still better than the same vintage KLR). I tried everything including braided lines and master cylinder, caliper rebuild. The problem as mentioned is the piston is...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 535,371
Posted By lost1
WTB r65 petcock

I need the complete petcock for an 82 r65 LS. Anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6,174
Views: 1,120,497
Posted By lost1
450 smr wheels on my 02 adventure and vice versa

Anyone know if the ktm 450 17 inch supermoto wheels will fit on my 02 adventure and vice versa. I know a guy who wants to make swap.

Thanks in advance
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By lost1
Thank you. That there is some good info. I...

Thank you. That there is some
good info.
I will take the entire cylinder head, cam, rockers etc. I hope that the timing chain length is the same. I will also use the Hi Flow exhaust and will poach...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By lost1
It's dead

Ok, we'll the damage is pretty clear. Piston fragmented on the intake and exhaust sides. The cylinder bore is deeply pitted. The rings broke and hammered the cylinder head. The valves and seats...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By lost1
LC 4 engine no compression

I bought an 03 640 engine with 13000 klms that I can't get to run. After carb cleaning, spark check, timing check and fuel check I realized that it must be something else. I did a compression check...
Forum: Trials 11-16-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By lost1
uh yeah, the Canadian part

uh yeah, the Canadian part
Forum: Trials 11-15-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By lost1
Thanks for the advice. Both bikes are around the...

Thanks for the advice. Both bikes are around the $1700 mark which is stretching my budget a bit. Not sure if I will find something newer at that price.
Forum: Trials 11-15-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By lost1
because?

because?
Forum: Trials 11-15-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By lost1
oldie but a noobie

Ok

So after years of dreaming about trials bikes I want to jump in the game. I have over 30 years of offroad racing/riding on enduros, motocross and rally type stuff.
I am getting older, slower,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,915
Posted By lost1
Another convenient solution is to buy just the...

Another convenient solution is to buy just the cable itself without the housing. I bought mine (a suzuki part) which came with an adjustable brass fitting (with a 6mm wrench) that you put on the end...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By lost1
I finally retired mine. 200 000 kilometers...

I finally retired mine. 200 000 kilometers around the world. It never let me down. The last time I tried the jetski thing was going to Cape York in Australia. I ended up with a crankcase full of...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By lost1
let me know if you need a place on the Quebec...

let me know if you need a place on the Quebec side. I am in the Gaspesie, and its well worth the visit. I have travelled with my bike on ships across the red sea, tasman sea, Indonestia etc but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,071
Posted By lost1
glad things are working out for you. Some say...

glad things are working out for you. Some say leave the snorkel in and modify the side of the airbox. I removed the snorkel and opened a hole in the side of the airbox. was quite happy with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,071
Posted By lost1
Meat, you got the angle all wrong, How in the...

Meat, you got the angle all wrong, How in the hell are we supposed to see the DAM exhaust pipe.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,071
Posted By lost1
oh I know sandstorms alright. I rode by myself...

oh I know sandstorms alright. I rode by myself from Sanaa to Musqat through the desert almost 10 years ago on a Suzuki DR 600. That was one tough ride, following wadis and goat tracks for weeks......
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,071
Posted By lost1
I bought my Adventure in AUstralia and it had the...

I bought my Adventure in AUstralia and it had the exact same exhaust as yours. I tried to modify it. Nothing worked other than cutting it open, removing the offending pieces and rewelding it. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,317
Posted By lost1
yep, here I go digging through everyones old...

yep, here I go digging through everyones old dirty laundry, trying to pick up a bit of info, and then busted for dumpster diving.

not really related, but it is kinda funny:lol3 ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,317
Posted By lost1
clutching at straws...

I have the same problem with my interlock. Only starts in neutral (but don't need clutch pulled in)
Although I can't resolve it with conventional means in that the dude that had my bike before me...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,184
Posted By lost1
other carb on LC4

Has anyone installed a carb other than the FCR on the LC4. I was looking at some of the other (read cheaper) keihin flatslides and was wondering if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By lost1
Man, I gotta thank you guys I get A) a...

Man, I gotta thank you guys

I get
A) a rapid response
B) a technical explanation
C) a lower IQ explanation (so that even lower primates like me can understand)
D) Additional tips
E) A pic of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By lost1
sorry for being dumb, but disengagement would...

sorry for being dumb, but disengagement would mean smooth side facing out?
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By lost1
which way for LC4 clutch plates, help....

My daughter found her way into the shop and tried to undo the ktm clutch puzzle that I had layed out on the workbench. I can't remember how the plates go in.

Do the fiber clutch plates face...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,893
Posted By lost1
this is the 2nd Ktm sidecar I have seen. I will...

this is the 2nd Ktm sidecar I have seen. I will try to dig up the other one made by a guy who did the Transamerica trail with it (or something like that). :huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By lost1
Wink thanks for all the info guys. I may just file...

thanks for all the info guys. I may just file the petals down a little bit without removing the basket. I am a bit afraid what I may uncover if I go deep...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By lost1
clutch basket of teeth

just had a look at the petals on my 2001 adventures clutch basket. THe things have more serrations than a wilkinson sword where the clutch plates have grooved themselves in. Should I take the thing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2004, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,269
Posted By lost1
Pirelli Scorpions

I have been riding on mine since last season. They do fairly well on the road. They will get higher mileage than the saharas, but offroad they aren't so hot. They aren't horrible in gravel, but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
Eh? even better Drif

That stuff should be plenty tuff enough. I just wonder if it is as easy to lay up as the CF. See if the weave is stiffer, as this could affect its ability to follow the contours of the tank without...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
bit more info for a fellow canuck

I got my materials from a place called Plastic World.
Located just West of the Allen Expressway. First Shopping Center after the Esso Station. (we are down the side of the Center)


1140...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2004, 10:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
yep, got cheap and lazy

the sidepanels are pure CF, but the fenders are fully enveloped in CF, same as the fork protectors. Makes them way stiffer with some flex.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2004, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
Should be an easy task for an Alchemist

If I never stuck the damn thing so fast to my tank, I could easily have made some for you or anyone else. The problem is that now I need a dummy tank or mold to work with.
To be quite honest...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
last pic

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2004, 06:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
another pic

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2004, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,203
Posted By lost1
Carbon Fiber Tank guards

Finally a picture of what I have been wasting my time making in the kitchen
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,955
Views: 1,955,419
Posted By lost1
While I am tooting my own horn...

:thumb :thumb :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2004, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,955
Views: 1,955,419
Posted By lost1
Lost 1's KTM Adventure

She was my workhorse as I overlanded her from Australia to Thailand. She has done the Fink Rally (australia) as well. Crossed Canada last summer via the far North. It has taken its fair share of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By lost1
people in BC don't lane split

But you are right, that thing has a wider rear end than a zoo-fed pachyderm

lost1 :rofl :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By lost1
Thumb self taught

Really simple

Steps:

1) Do a google search on DIY Carbon fiber (re).

2)Ignore the parts on Vacuum bagging techniques etc

3)Calculate how much CF sheeting you need. For something like...
Forum: Regional forums 04-23-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,299
Posted By lost1
Funny, I really don't remember reading anywhere...

Funny, I really don't remember reading anywhere in the MC handbook suggesting that Lane Splitting was illegal. I am telling you contact the OPP and lets do a survey. I need to know.

Lost 1
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