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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 24,788
Posted By NKOrange
Well, it is stupid really but I did not order a...

Well, it is stupid really but I did not order a new seal… So, I'll replace the o-ring and see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 24,788
Posted By NKOrange
Do I *have* to remove the seal??

First, thanks for the instruction :clap

I removed my sprocket and spacer, but not the seal. The o-ring is shot, so that will be replaced.

I am assuming the leak was because of the damaged...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,678
Posted By NKOrange
PM sent. Save travels.

PM sent. Save travels.
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 404,435
Posted By NKOrange
Front page nomination!

Front page nomination!
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,666
Posted By NKOrange
So?? Did you get it?

I had a grudge agains a 640A since college, when I almost bought one. A little voice in my head back then told me I should not do it.

Being older now and trained out of listening to voices in my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
Thank you all for your help. Yet one more time...

Thank you all for your help. Yet one more time ADV to the rescue of a moron like me who is too lazy to take the carb apart. (I promise I will do it in the winter. :nod Now I'd rather be riding.)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
Thanks Bob! Makes me feel better. Seafoam soaking...

Thanks Bob! Makes me feel better. Seafoam soaking in the carb bowl as we speak, added 1 oz/gal in the tank. I'll let it do its magic for a few hours and try starting the bike again. Hopefully it will...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
So, the reason I turn my petcock off (likely...

So, the reason I turn my petcock off (likely compounding my clogging problems) is that gas starts dripping from the overflow after a while. Since we are at it, any idea why this happens?
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
Eakins, I think the idea is you add alcohol to...

Eakins, I think the idea is you add alcohol to dissolve residue left from alcohol (ethanol) evaporation. Since that stuff were dissolved in the ethanol in your gas, adding a similar solvent will...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
Thanks guys. Torn between Seafoam...

Thanks guys.

Torn between Seafoam work-around and pulling the carb out yet again. I have been hesitant of running "stuff" (cleaners) through the engine (some discussion here:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
Yup, have taken the carb apart before (more than...

Yup, have taken the carb apart before (more than once :eek1) and cleaned it. Not that hard to do indeed. I just think there is something more than carb issues behind this. It happens way too...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By NKOrange
BST - KTM 640A - clogged idle jet again! Permanent fix??

Ok, this is the fourth time it happens: bike starts with choke on full, runs like crap and dies the moment the choke is turned off. Have had this before, idle/pilot jet clogged.

Fine - only this...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By NKOrange
The engine is quite noisy, I haven't seen/heard...

The engine is quite noisy, I haven't seen/heard it myself, but apparently it was running low on oil which caused some sort of engine damage.

Anyhow, thanks to all for the suggestions, I will pass...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By NKOrange
Suzuki mechanic in Fort Collins

A friend of mine needs to have an engine rebuilt in an '04 Suzuki GS500. He is in Fort Collins.

Any suggestions?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 181,943
Posted By NKOrange
In. See you there, but I might be a bit late.

In. See you there, but I might be a bit late.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 181,943
Posted By NKOrange
Time?

7ish? 8ish?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,581
Posted By NKOrange
Day 1: How to transport 1500 lbs of machinery through clay from hell

It all started pretty nice, with drizzle (aka "liquid sunshine"). Great, it will keep the dust down!

A few miles in we hit the bog. It was the stickiest stuff I have ever seen.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,581
Posted By NKOrange
Day 0 - Fort Collins to Craig

Nice fast dirt roads between Cameron and Rabbit ears.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-0_jmrZqwYrQ/U4pkwQLlOYI/AAAAAAAAAks/NDLq-Gp-wdM/s640/IMG_0024.jpg

At the end of the "5 miles in 1.5...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By NKOrange
Κορυφαία βόλτα! Μπράβο παίδες, και σε άλλα με το...

Κορυφαία βόλτα! Μπράβο παίδες, και σε άλλα με το καλό.

Επλίζω τον Αύγουστο που θα είμαι εκεί να έχω χρόνο για κάτι παρόμοιο.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 96,943
Posted By NKOrange
Peet, thanks for keeping Mike's thread active -...

Peet, thanks for keeping Mike's thread active - for those of us who never met him.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By NKOrange
Definitely on the to-go list of places. ...

Definitely on the to-go list of places.

Great photos, thanks for posting
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,642
Posted By NKOrange
Join Mermaids?

Can I sign up for the Mermaids team? I was planning to ride with merrobus out of FoCo anyway.

Riding from Denver, if people want to hook up, PM me.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 732
Posted By NKOrange
Ok, I'll see you at MOCO before 10:30. PM'd...

Ok, I'll see you at MOCO before 10:30. PM'd mobile, in case.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 732
Posted By NKOrange
Do you guys want to meet somewhere central around...

Do you guys want to meet somewhere central around 10 and decide there?

Just pick a place and I'll meet you there.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 732
Posted By NKOrange
Do you guys want to head toward the Rampart area?...

Do you guys want to head toward the Rampart area? Ride to Sedalia and head into the back/dirt roads from there? I don't know that area too well, but it should be clear of snow and I gather there is...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 181,943
Posted By NKOrange
Ok, out for this one, but will try to meet up...

Ok, out for this one, but will try to meet up with you guys at some point.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 67,235
Posted By NKOrange
Frame oil burp question

Ok, perhaps a silly question, but here it goes:

I bleed the frame oil circuit by running the engine for 10-20 seconds. Oil comes out the hole, shut the engine off.

Doesn't the oil level start...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 181,943
Posted By NKOrange
Time? Might make it from up north.

Time? Might make it from up north.
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,702
Posted By NKOrange
Like the smile!

Smiling Big-O covered in muck. Front page nomination.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,142
Posted By NKOrange
Directions?

Looks great for a spring ride.

Can you guys give general directions to the area?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,769
Posted By NKOrange
Charlie, send me a PM as the time nears. I...

Charlie,
send me a PM as the time nears. I might be able take a couple days off and ride with you. If you need a place to crash in Denver I have a spare bedroom. And there are a couple breweries...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By NKOrange
990?

Curious if they will still have 990s for demo rides, since it is out of production.

If they do, I might be tempted to ride home with one :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,682,922
Posted By NKOrange
Happy 1st

Just as I was riding home from work thinking nobody played any jokes with me today. Was quite relaxed so you got me there.

Happy Fool's day.:D
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,386
Posted By NKOrange
Park hill is pretty good, and close to almost...

Park hill is pretty good, and close to almost everything. The only drawback I find about it is if you want to do afterwork stuff from home - you are riding out of town in rush hour and can be slow....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 52,775
Posted By NKOrange
Sounds awesome!

Sounds awesome!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 52,775
Posted By NKOrange
In

In!
:clap
Coming from Denver. Might ride to FoCo that Thursday to meet meerobus and find a fun route to Craig.
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,599
Posted By NKOrange
The land equivalent of an aircraft carrier :D ...

The land equivalent of an aircraft carrier :D

Great stuff!
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,702
Posted By NKOrange
Hello...??

Ok, you must be having too much fun. :ddog

Where is our update? :ear

Just kidding. :D I hope all is well.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,702
Posted By NKOrange
Most of it was fog. Uttar Pradesh is notorious...

Most of it was fog. Uttar Pradesh is notorious for the thick fog in December. But it was also a cold day and there was a lot of smog around town from burning stuff (any stuff) to get warm.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,083
Posted By NKOrange
Great video, thanks! Posting pics anytime soon?

Great video, thanks! Posting pics anytime soon?
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