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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:05 PM
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Posted By RideFreak
Torque

It's time to ride (https://youtu.be/AQ64DNXmaO0) again
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
After work

Yesterdays ride :evil
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It's kinda weird chasing your old bike
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,293
Posted By RideFreak
Yeah I know, my first exposure was in 1974 :D ...

Yeah I know, my first exposure was in 1974 :D

None, that I'm aware of have been positive feed and electronically metered on MCs.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By RideFreak
If your vin is the adhesive tape type like on...

If your vin is the adhesive tape type like on some of the KTMs keep it out of an oven, it'll be gone when it comes out. I PC'd an 08 300 and the serial number came completely off in the oven, it was...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
Throttle tamer/mild setting: both accomplish the...

Throttle tamer/mild setting: both accomplish the same thing, less throttle sensitivity, just two different methods.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
Following a remap the ECU is set in the stock map...

Following a remap the ECU is set in the stock map position (+/- 0 degrees). The switch, a plug or a rewire is needed to get the +2 advance curve which gives a noticeable improvement in performance,...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,293
Posted By RideFreak
+1 (in motorcycles) It's not new in outboards,...

+1 (in motorcycles) It's not new in outboards, but good on Beta for putting it on a dirtbike.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
What I see allot when riding with guys running...

What I see allot when riding with guys running the Recluses is when they come to a significant obstacle like a ledge, log in the trail or a surprise gully, most of the time its brute force the gets...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:01 PM
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Posted By RideFreak
Mild is -2 degrees from stock.

Mild is -2 degrees from stock.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:58 PM
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Posted By RideFreak
I totally disagree, skip the recluse and maintain...

I totally disagree, skip the recluse and maintain your clutch skills which are fundamental to dirtbikin and get the switch :evil
We ride Utah and specifically Moab allot, a recluse isn't required.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
I rode the bike with the new head last night on...

I rode the bike with the new head last night on some technical singletrack, it feels perfect! I backed the dolly out to flush (yellow spring) it's a different bike now, nice low RPM grunt right off...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:06 PM
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Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
Nice trail OTD :thumb Technical singletrack...

Nice trail OTD :thumb

Technical singletrack like that is my favorite. I grew up riding NC trails which looked allot like that, so much groundcover it can hide the rocks, we got the rocks but not...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
It's got the 0-6k' right now. Trying it out on...

It's got the 0-6k' right now. Trying it out on some st tonight. Have you tried that pipe I sent ya? If so what do you think?
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,101,992
Posted By RideFreak
Kyns, Is the mythical wizzer you owned getting...

Kyns, Is the mythical wizzer you owned getting more powerfull? I thought your dyno numbers were much smaller earlier this year.

"My 2008 Yamaha WRR made 37,9 WHP and 39,9 Crank hp. With LeoVince,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 996
Posted By RideFreak
That sounds kinda tough, possibly in your...

That sounds kinda tough, possibly in your experience it is. It hasn't been in mine. In fact the FCR was easier to tune than the TM40, more responsive to jetting changes. No the bike didn't get hooked...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,101,992
Posted By RideFreak
Kyns, you really don't get it, high rpms don't...

Kyns, you really don't get it, high rpms don't equal usable torque, just the opposite, along with that "extreme" amount of torque you describe @ 8500 comes the additional gyro effect screwing up the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,849,955
Posted By RideFreak
I hear ya, I think by the time the tuners got...

I hear ya, I think by the time the tuners got good at them Yamaha switched.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 24,889
Posted By RideFreak
It's almost as bad as Colorado :lol3

It's almost as bad as Colorado :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,849,955
Posted By RideFreak
Damn that's a nice bike! I wonder if there's...

Damn that's a nice bike! I wonder if there's anyone left around who can work on that style mono-shock.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 996
Posted By RideFreak
Right, the peak HP numbers will typically be very...

Right, the peak HP numbers will typically be very similar and once past half throttle and gains from a pumper are negligible depending on the carb size. It's appeal resides in the first half of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,101,992
Posted By RideFreak
A KLR isn't my first choice for "Manning" up but...

A KLR isn't my first choice for "Manning" up but if he starts dodging RPGs on the pig that's a different story.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
The exc only came with orange.

The exc only came with orange.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
What was it that you hit to cause the digger? I...

What was it that you hit to cause the digger? I looked but couldn't tell, what ever it was it sure took the front end out pretty fast, hate when that happens :D

It does look like a nice trail,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
I just went the same route, I was going to get...

I just went the same route, I was going to get the EE cap since I tried one before and I had this pretty KTM silencer that came on the bike. But after some research I ran across the clogging issue,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,454
Posted By RideFreak
Explorin, great job on the video :thumb And...

Explorin, great job on the video :thumb
And nice riding too :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,101,992
Posted By RideFreak
Gotta agree with you there. When it comes to...

Gotta agree with you there.

When it comes to gravel, there's no replacement for displacement (https://youtu.be/D7OQi6d_bgc?t=4m29s) especially at 11K':ricky
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
S3 Head

Got the S3 installed today, feels pretty good, big improvement in the off-idle torque and crisper down low, over rev still feels good. I was surprised how recessed the dome is in the late model OE...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4,182
Views: 677,716
Posted By RideFreak
Plus the suspension hasn't settled in yet,...

Plus the suspension hasn't settled in yet, sitting on a bike on the showroom is a poor example of it's true seat height once it's broken in.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,994
Views: 396,539
Posted By RideFreak
I ran Dominator for a tank in the new 300, zero...

I ran Dominator for a tank in the new 300, zero spooge. Switched to Motul since I was out of Dominator at the moment, got back from the ride and there's a line of spooge running down the silencer. No...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By RideFreak
You're tying the bike's AC and DC circuits...

You're tying the bike's AC and DC circuits together. If you want to go with a DC powered light I would suggest a Trail Tech voltage regulator, converts the system entirely to DC and has an auto...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
Pretty significant mileage difference in the wild...

Pretty significant mileage difference in the wild position and it's overkill in some conditions like mud or penalty singletrack. (our name for any singletrack where crashing could have serious...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,101,992
Posted By RideFreak
Great feeling wasn't it? You guys got some...

Great feeling wasn't it? You guys got some serious trees there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
I have the same TT switch, I don't even drop down...

I have the same TT switch, I don't even drop down to idle to change it, never heard of that. I just flip it when I want a different map, it changes. Possibly letting off the throttle is enough but it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,101,992
Posted By RideFreak
Why'd ya do that? I hope it wasn't from reading...

Why'd ya do that? I hope it wasn't from reading the KTM BS these guys keep 'spewin out. They're all infected except Kyns. He seems immune but suffers from occasional specification hallucination...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By RideFreak
The Steps

It freaks some riders out pretty bad, by that point you're committed droopy drawers or not :lol3

Here's (https://youtu.be/7m1A9nsmDzo) a ride down it from a couple years ago, note the rider taking...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By RideFreak
Good question, I installed the switch right off...

Good question, I installed the switch right off the bat so I didn't get a feel for it without the switch. IMO the switch is worth the $, gives you 3 power options.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
Don't use heat, no reason to.

Don't use heat, no reason to.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9,931
Views: 2,074,456
Posted By RideFreak
I originally did it the manual way and even made...

I originally did it the manual way and even made the 5v power supply to go along with it. It still was a pain in the ass. Bought the small insertion harness off KTMT for $25 bucks, great investment....
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By RideFreak
Not especially proud of this one but it did the...

Not especially proud of this one but it did the job for 3 years.

http://ridefreak.smugmug.com/Other/XRR/i-vPwnxjN/0/L/IMG_0030-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 231,979
Posted By RideFreak
Put the bike in gear and on a stand, lean over...

Put the bike in gear and on a stand, lean over the seat from the pipe side with one foot on the rear brake and use a 17mm 6pt socket with a decent sized ratchet on the CS bolt. It'll come right off...
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