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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Bengt Phorks
It would be cheaper if you just used a regular...

It would be cheaper if you just used a regular mill to cut the slots.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,150
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Posted By Bengt Phorks
On my 2012 500EXC the map switch only changes the...

On my 2012 500EXC the map switch only changes the ignition advance. Mild = -2 degrees advance, standard = 0 degrees and Wild = +2 degrees advance.
I notice that the fan comes on more when the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I use mineral spirits or cleaning solvent, then...

I use mineral spirits or cleaning solvent, then simple green, then dish washing soap, then dry it with a blow dryer, then throw the filter in a 2 gallon zip lock plastic bag, then add some filter oil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
ADVmonster also has a nice one for sale. ...

ADVmonster also has a nice one for sale.
http://stores.advmonster.com/dual-sport-fairing-1/
ADVmonster (http://stores.advmonster.com) . . LED thread in Vendors...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Auto parts stores or tire shops. You can flatten...

Auto parts stores or tire shops. You can flatten them out with a hammer to whatever shape you need or to just make them thinner.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6,150
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Posted By Bengt Phorks
Check to see if your front end turns freely...

Check to see if your front end turns freely without binding and that your front tire pressure is not too low.
I weigh 250 and I have .48 fork springs and an 8.4 rear spring with the sag set at 5...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I carry a piece of fuel line that reaches from...

I carry a piece of fuel line that reaches from the tank to the fuel injector so I can eliminate the quick disconnect from the system if needed. It can also double as a fuel transfer hose.
I also...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I haven't noticed any problems with the timing...

I haven't noticed any problems with the timing chain after 355 hours.
The clutch damping rubbers get hard and the clutch noise gets noticeably louder. KTM recommends changing them at 20 hours. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6,150
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Posted By Bengt Phorks
I had the Golan filter in my 2012 and ended up...

I had the Golan filter in my 2012 and ended up removing it to eliminate one more possible leak. I switched over to the 2103 quick disconnect that uses the stock filter in the connector and kept in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
RLRproducts CRT installed in 500 airbox -...

RLRproducts CRT installed in 500 airbox - pictures not necessarily in the correct order.
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y460/ktmrider1987/005-2_zpse550ca40.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Some people are using the RLR products cooling...

Some people are using the RLR products cooling recovery tank and sticking the tank inside the airbox.
http://www.rlrproducts.com/
Personally I have never boiled the radiator on the 500 even in 100...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I have 9063 miles and 355 hours on my 2012...

I have 9063 miles and 355 hours on my 2012 500EXC. I adjusted the valves once to put them in the middle of spec. I changed the clutch dampers at about 300 hours, the manual says every 20 hours. The...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Wicked This inmate made the tool more compact by bending...

This inmate made the tool more compact by bending the handle. Now you don't need the allen wrench.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23597008&postcount=938
Is that better.:evil
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Good point. I will do that in the future. I...

Good point. I will do that in the future.
I thought is was a good tool to have and wanted to alert the inmates about it.
Sometimes it can be very hard to show a product from another thread as the...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
The Bajanopinch has a claimed weight of 1.8...

The Bajanopinch has a claimed weight of 1.8 pounds. Some of the parts are made of Aluminum and you can make different size bearing spacers out of plastic if needed. Since You already need 3 or 4 tire...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Found a new tire mounting tool in the vendors...

Found a new tire mounting tool in the vendors thread. It's portable. There are 2 parts, the tool and the stand. Pictures of the tool on page 63 and video of the Pro model on page 62 or click on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I emailed Enduro Engineering for a spring rate...

I emailed Enduro Engineering for a spring rate chart and they gave me this advice:
Hi,
Is it possible to email me a spring chart for a KTM?
I am trying to set up my new KTM 2012 500 EXC.
The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
+1 on that. I have done 9000 miles of street...

+1 on that.
I have done 9000 miles of street and dirt riding on knobbies so far without any damage. The rubber dampers in the cush hub have a 20 hour service interval. I changed them out at 285 hrs...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
+1 on the Knipex. No on the Cobra.

+1 on the Knipex. No on the Cobra.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Before I wrote it I went out to the bike and...

Before I wrote it I went out to the bike and tried removing the master link clip. It popped right off. I also adjusted a few spokes with them.
The tips of the jaws are 5 mm wide.
The moveable jaw...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Get the 7 inch Knipex. You can't grip anything...

Get the 7 inch Knipex. You can't grip anything round like socket head screws with the Crescent wrench. The 7 inch Knipex jaws open up to 1 3/8 inches. I have removed a KTM aluminum rear axle nut with...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Just to be sure are you talking about these...

Just to be sure are you talking about these Knipex pliers because they are the ones with the smooth jaws and powerful grip.
http://www.tooltopia.com/knipex-8603180.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Get the in tank sock filter that goes in the...

Get the in tank sock filter that goes in the filler neck, use only Chevron gas with techron, and get some Startron fuel additive to keep the injector clean.
Carry some spare fuel line and fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I will be in Ridgecrest on March 14-16. Maybe we...

I will be in Ridgecrest on March 14-16. Maybe we will meet up there. Big gray Dodge Van, staying at America's Best Value Inn North, 131 South China Lake Blvd.
KTMrc on SBR forum....
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,150
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Posted By Bengt Phorks
I have one on my bike. Part 77707988017 ...

I have one on my bike.
Part 77707988017
http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-mx-fuel-connector-complete-77707988017
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
All about TPS adjustment and where to get the...

All about TPS adjustment and where to get the connector is on pages 278-279 in this thread. Start with post 4156.
MAGIC MOD discussion is there too.
Read all of the posts.
09900-28630 suzuki TPS...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Give <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

Give <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Carson Motor Sports in Carson City Nv. a call. They remapped...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Take a look at this pipe guard: ...

Take a look at this pipe guard:
http://p3carbon.com/shop/ktm-hs/p3-heat-shield-ktm-450500-12-14/
Its probably the one I will get.
To everyone, Thanks for your input.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Do you have a part number? I couldn't find it...

Do you have a part number?
I couldn't find it in the catalog.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Thumb Where did you get the pipe guard. I'm melting my...

Where did you get the pipe guard. I'm melting my pants on the pipe.<label for="rb_iconid_24">http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif</label>
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
There is only one map in the ECU. The map switch...

There is only one map in the ECU. The map switch just changes the ignition timing + or - 2 Degrees. Without the map switch the ignition is in the standard setting. You can make your own switch or...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 847,532
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I assume you also have a manual tire pump in your...

I assume you also have a manual tire pump in your kit for when you are out of CO2 cartridges. Also, CO2 loses pressure in tires much faster than air does.
WHY: ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Just ride it stock for at least 10 hours to get a...

Just ride it stock for at least 10 hours to get a baseline performance. They work really well right out of the box. For my 2012 it took 25 hours for the suspension to loosen up.
Then start...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Nope, All you will get is a resistance reading....

Nope, All you will get is a resistance reading. You need a voltage reading.
The tool provides the voltage needed to get a reading and a place to plug in the voltmeter.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Mark the original position of the sensor. Plug...

Mark the original position of the sensor.
Plug tool into sensor and harness, turn on ignition but don't start motor. This is what supplies the power to the unit.
The 2 extra wires are what you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
You already know how to adjust the TPS. The...

You already know how to adjust the TPS.
The tool makes it easier to hook up the voltmeter. Plug the tool in between the TPS sensor and the TPS wire harness.
KTM recommended setting: .601 +/-...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
Here is a link for TPS adjustment and where to...

Here is a link for TPS adjustment and where to get the tool:
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22790691&postcount=4938
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
I have 313 Hours and 8200 miles on the 2012 bike....

I have 313 Hours and 8200 miles on the 2012 bike. No problems so far.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
See post 4680 for removing the screen without...

See post 4680 for removing the screen without drilling..
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22688758&postcount=4860
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6,150
Views: 1,188,186
Posted By Bengt Phorks
All about TPS adjustment and where to get the...

All about TPS adjustment and where to get the connector is on pages 278-279 in this thread. Start with post 4156.
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