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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-10-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,162
Posted By Badmunkie
I went on a 2 day Factory Tour in June 06. The 3...

I went on a 2 day Factory Tour in June 06. The 3 day tours are, I think, for the 950 AVD's. The morning of the first day was spent touring the engine works and then the main factory. Cameras not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Badmunkie
36,000 kms around Europe

MartinDKtm,
I have an '01 640E and have been all over Europe in the last 4 years. I used the Comfort seat for a while but couldn't get used to it. I went the Renazco route and its quite...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,817
Posted By Badmunkie
Thanks for the link Jan. I just had my wife read...

Thanks for the link Jan. I just had my wife read it to me..but then she is a Finn-from Jyväskylä.
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Badmunkie
Cameos from ADV inmates located along the route...

Cameos from ADV inmates located along the route would be interesting.

If motorcycle focused, as opposed to political, you could describe different experiences or life pathes that brought various...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 186,129
Posted By Badmunkie
This might be the part...

...but, sadly, no picture.
http://www.ironmachine.com/product_info.php?products_id=497

Part No. is # Y0421.1ADA $72.95

Also shown is the Headlamp Grille for $19.95
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Badmunkie
Same experience here

I took Ducati 900 SS heads to Atlas for a valve adjustment a few years back and received similar outstanding service. I think it was Ken, too, that made the difference.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 186,129
Posted By Badmunkie
Mail order source for Uly Headlight?

I don't have a Buell dealer anywhere close. Does anyone know of a dealer that will ship?

Also, Great project. I makes me wonder why there isn't a more promiment manufacturer that makes a series...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Badmunkie
mikeprod92211, Yes. I cut the top off of...

mikeprod92211,


Yes. I cut the top off of an old headlight/numberplate assembly and just bolted it on. Rivets would have worked fine too. I was in a time crunch at the time. It does slightly...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,779
Posted By Badmunkie
22k miles and going

I have a TT 2l gas can mounted on each of my Zega panniers, with the TT mount. They made it across Morocco, Albania, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, and Norway.

I bolted them on and used RTV to seal...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Badmunkie
Relocation of LC4e Indicator Lights

In an effort to make more dash space on my '01 LC4e, last year I installed Touratech's Rallye Bracket.
http://badmunkie.smugmug.com/photos/19962301-M.jpg

This allowed me to remove the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 20,349
Posted By Badmunkie
Hard to find connectors

I think KTM sources connectors the same way they do bearings. They make deals with the manufacturer for exclusive distribution rights. Not all, but some. I think this was the case for the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,304
Posted By Badmunkie
So what color is the Low Fuel Warning light on...

So what color is the Low Fuel Warning light on the KTM IMO?
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Badmunkie
List of all Touratech (English) instructions

Found this on the TT-USA site...for those that might not have known about it.
http://www.touratech-usa.com/instl/

'munkie
Forum: Racing 01-01-2006, 04:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,016
Posted By Badmunkie
List of electronics from HogWildRacing.com

It's pretty interesting seeing all the electronics that Dakar competitors carry on the bikes. Here's a rundown:

- Roadbook holder, mandatory, supplied by competitor.
Holds long "roadbook" paper...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 33,351
Posted By Badmunkie
You can also see coverage at...

You can also see coverage at http://raid.racing-live.com/dakar/en/index.html

'munkie
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,300
Posted By Badmunkie
Under the Pannier

If you look through the Touratech catalog, you'll see pics of some of their bikes with an aluminum fuel cell attached to the bottom of the right pannier. It's the same length and width as the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,304
Posted By Badmunkie
So the KTM IMOs have the standard lights...

So the KTM IMOs have the standard lights (Blinkers, High beam, Neutral, High H2O Temp) built in?

And from '02 they include the Low Fuel Warning.

It must be some other make with indications...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2005, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,304
Posted By Badmunkie
Low Fuel Level?

Don't some of the 640 ADV's have an indication of low fuel level?

'munkie
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,304
Posted By Badmunkie
640 Idiot Lights..Year by Year

I'm planing to rework the idiot lights on my '01 640e. I like the TT 100R300 IMO but it's a bit pricey.

I know that the 640 ADV's have had several different arrangements for idiot lights over...
Forum: Racing 12-21-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 85,776
Posted By Badmunkie
Hogwild story on Eurosport website

Go to
http://www.eurosport.com/home/pages/v4/l0/s239/e11728/sport_lng0_spo239_evt11728_sto805070.shtml

It's nice to see non-US media interested in your quest.

Good Luck...we'll be watching.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2005, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Badmunkie
Found it!

http://www.ram-mount.com/catalogthumbs/RAMKNOB3L.jpg

~ $12-13 and available at www.tvnav.com

I previously used a 5 1/4" RAM arm to hold the TT mount for the Garmin SPIII. When I got the 276C...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-20-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Badmunkie
dlew, I have a RAM set-up myself but haven't...

dlew,
I have a RAM set-up myself but haven't heard of or seen a locking RAM knob. Do you have a pic or link?

'munkie
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-19-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Badmunkie
TT Remote for Garmin 2610/20

Just saw this at the Touratech site, but kinda pricey.
http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/show.lasso?SKU=026-0020&-session=touratech:8D5BAEE9E6CDD00C8F3DCE920D497364

Wish something like this was...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By Badmunkie
Anyone use "Trailsource"

www.trailsource.com
I searched here and at KTMTalk but found nothing.

The site makes the following claims:
Unlimited Access To 1,000 More Dirt Bike Trails.
Unlimited Access To 10,000 Trail...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Badmunkie
Been there, Done that

I had the same National Cycles windscreen on my 640e for a while. It worked reasonably well on the road. Buffeting was minimal.
http://badmunkie.smugmug.com/photos/22111209-M.jpg

I like to do...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,857
Posted By Badmunkie
Conversion write-up PLEASE

Potatoho,
Have you, or do you plan to, post a write-up covering the conversion procedure? I have an '02 300 EXC and am considering the same.

To start with, I have a list of parts from a piece...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2005, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,779
Posted By Badmunkie
Need software Stereo to Mono MP3 converter

I want to listen to music while riding but can only hear from the left ear. I could use just the left earphone but even if the MP3 player balance is adjusted all of the way to the left, the music is...
Forum: Europe 09-06-2005, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Badmunkie
I'm planning to fly down. Lodging is the big...

I'm planning to fly down. Lodging is the big unknown. Is tent camping going to be comfortable in Lison in Dec/Jan? I'd at least like to know where the start is going to be so I can try to book a...
Forum: Europe 08-31-2005, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Badmunkie
I have the same idea.

If you run across any good info can you pass it on.

'munkie
Forum: Europe 08-31-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By Badmunkie
Yes...in June, heading towards Turkey

Entered from Podgorica. The road towards Albania was not marked at all. Mapsource Worldmap was helpful but not 100% accurate. The road wanders off into a huge forrest of short scrub-pine trees. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,964
Posted By Badmunkie
Ktapply, I used more KTM parts supplied by...

Ktapply,
I used more KTM parts supplied by Sommers (I live 75 miles away). These parts are stock on Euro EXC-G models since they are street legal here. They may be available on some US models but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2005, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,964
Posted By Badmunkie
Speak German? Me neither!

But according to Babelfish http://world.altavista.com/tr it means this:

MIKUNI WITH CHOKE who LYING DOWN to its 640er the small CEV switch drives and now no Chokebetaetigung which is because of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2005, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By Badmunkie
Brake pad bed-in procedure?

I'm about to replace pads on the 640 LC4e. I've always heard that the bedding-in procedure is important in maintaining proper brake performanca thoughout the life of the pads. I checked the Index...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2005, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,964
Posted By Badmunkie
Sommer's Shorty Choke Cable

I replaced the switchgear on the left handlebar of my '01 LC4e 640 and needed to deal with the choke cable so I turned to Sommmer's. They have an 8" choke cable replacement with a knob that mounts...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,380
Posted By Badmunkie
KTM Adventure Pants & Jacket

Have used for ~20k miles, and lots of downpours, and never had a leak. Plenty of vents for hot riding too. Not sure it it's still available though.

'munkie
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,106
Posted By Badmunkie
Not supplied. I made it from a 10mm steel...

Not supplied. I made it from a 10mm steel clothes hanger bought from Ikea and welded it to the Rallye Bracket. It may be a better option if you have access to a welder. That way you can make it to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2005, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,106
Posted By Badmunkie
Ian640, Keep in mine that the third pic...

Ian640,

Keep in mine that the third pic above shows the GPS mount attached to a black bar. I added that bar myself. The first pic shows the bracket without the bar.

If you add the bar, mount...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2005, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,106
Posted By Badmunkie
Yes...

Totally bolt on. Included are 4 indicator lights to replace the ones in the analog odometer (that must be removed). The only down side is you are left with a wad of wires, connectors, a diode, 3...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,106
Posted By Badmunkie
Ian640, That is the KTM/TT pannier set. I've...

Ian640,
That is the KTM/TT pannier set. I've had them on the bike for nearly 10k miles now and they've held up pretty good. I did add the strengthening plates to the insides although I'm not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By Badmunkie
Need KTM odometer connector

Does anyone know where to source this connector. It's on the end of the odometer wiring bundle from an '01 LC4e. Its similar to a Molex but the pins are flat instead of round....
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