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Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
Has anyone found or had made a longer clutch hose...

Has anyone found or had made a longer clutch hose for an fe570?

I have some sweet up-forward risers I want to use on top of a scotts sub mount adapter, but I need 3" extra or so on the clutch...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By BigTony
As far as I can make out just about everybody...

As far as I can make out just about everybody waves in Northern CA, unless in the middle of shifting or something, myself included :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By BigTony
OK so I have another question; I'm curious on how...

OK so I have another question; I'm curious on how folks ensure they've got the rim centered on the hub when truing

Do you take a specific offset measurement from the bushing to the center, or just...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,269
Posted By BigTony
I had one that came on my bike and I sold it,...

I had one that came on my bike and I sold it, then regretted it ever since. It did interfere with the kickstand spring a little, but I've since relocated with a CJ bracket

I'd buy one right now! ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By BigTony
Awesome, sounds like I'm good to go thanks for...

Awesome, sounds like I'm good to go thanks for the confirmation. I'll start truing them up and hopefully everything will seat in.

Yep the wheel looks sweet so far and I can't wait to get it on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By BigTony
KTM Cush Hub Wheel Build - Issue/Question for experts

I'm building a rear KTM cush hub rear wheel from a kit I bought from an inmate.

It's a ktm 640 hub, with excel rim

I laced it up and the spokes are only just bottomed/snugged at this point. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,065
Posted By BigTony
Have you seen a 1190 parked next to an 800gs? ...

Have you seen a 1190 parked next to an 800gs? They have remarkably similar dimensions

I'd also like to see a <400 lb lightweight twin with a fairing and lots of fuel capacity but doubt we'll see...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By BigTony
I'm around 30K miles on my '07 and replaced the...

I'm around 30K miles on my '07 and replaced the seals in my brake master cyl and calipers and it really improved brake feel in my case. It was easy to do

My steering head bearing just went out so...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,059
Posted By BigTony
I prefer the pirellis over the heidenau k60.....

I prefer the pirellis over the heidenau k60.. They work well enough for gravel/graded stuff and are great on road

D908 is sketchy on stock rim width IMO. I like the mefo se pretty well. I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigTony
A little Google fu And you can find the super...

A little Google fu And you can find the super enduro did 1.85 dirt star rim for $230 no tax free shipping

I'm not sure if I'm supposed to post links to vendors so pm me if you want to know where I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By BigTony
Awesome that's great to hear!

Awesome that's great to hear!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By BigTony
Question PCV+auto tune on '07/08 990

I've seen some anecdotes that, though power commander v and auto tune aren't officially supported for '07-08 990 adventure, it'll actually work correctly.

Is anyone successfully using them with...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-28-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigTony
Just look up the OEM rim for a 2007 Super Enduro....

Just look up the OEM rim for a 2007 Super Enduro. This is a 1.85 did dirt star and laces up directly with the OEM hubs/spokes/nipples. It's working great for me!
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigTony
I'll second the super enduro rim. It's an OE DID...

I'll second the super enduro rim. It's an OE DID Dirt Star and you can find it in online parts fiches under the super enduro. Mine cost $230 - maybe you can find it cheaper. I laced it myself and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 438,501
Posted By BigTony
Those maps didn't work well in my '07 w/ exhaust...

Those maps didn't work well in my '07 w/ exhaust and foam filter. I believe the values in the maps were developed for '09+ bikes and they're quite different from '07-08 maps. YMMV
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10,350
Views: 2,128,574
Posted By BigTony
Steering head bearings today ('07 ~30k miles). ...

Steering head bearings today ('07 ~30k miles). They'd gotten pretty notchy so it's nice to have everything smooth

http://flic.kr/p/nG5G8f
http://flic.kr/p/nG5G8f
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
Tank nuts

So.. I took the new to me '11 fe570 apart to get the exhaust ceramic coated, check which fuel pump I've got, etc.

Unfortunately I found one of the radiator shroud bolts that goes into a captive...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
Does anyone know of someone offering a service to...

Does anyone know of someone offering a service to send in the ecu and get the euro competition map installed? I've got the exhaust off for ceramic coat and it'd be nice to get the map flashed while...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
A question for the experienced berg owners: ...

A question for the experienced berg owners:

As far as I can make out the top triple on the '11 fe570 is the same as most ktm dirt bikes. Is it safe to assume that a scotts sub mount bracket and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
I'm coming from a 990 adv and that bike is the...

I'm coming from a 990 adv and that bike is the first bike I really fell in love with and what really pulled me into motorcycling - so the KTM connection on the berg gives me a sense if familiarity.....
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
Pics to come! Hoping to install tail tidy and...

Pics to come! Hoping to install tail tidy and pds 11 shock spring this weekend

Who knew there were still '11 bikes with only 2 hours on them out there? :)
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 759,214
Posted By BigTony
I'm a new '11 FE570 owner I've searched...

I'm a new '11 FE570 owner

I've searched extensively and have read that KTM 640 wheels (or at least the cush hub) will fit the berg, but haven't found any specifics

Has anyone actually fitted...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,593
Posted By BigTony
I figured I'd try one of these kits out and see...

I figured I'd try one of these kits out and see how it goes.

I just received it and I do see the inner friction disk that goes around the belleville spring, but the rest of the disks look the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By BigTony
I'm sure it'll feel much better - the bike has...

I'm sure it'll feel much better - the bike has seemed progressively more wayward and I do ride pretty hard.

Fingers crossed it'll fix my pogo stick problem as well - I've been spending too much...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By BigTony
I'm sure you checked but could it be some of your...

I'm sure you checked but could it be some of your control cables/hoses binding?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By BigTony
I've got conti trail attacks on. I usually run...

I've got conti trail attacks on. I usually run knobbies so I think I've generally attributed the bounce to the knobbies, but with the smooth tires it really sticks out.

I am using ride on...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By BigTony
Bearings on order... geez that looks like a pain ...

Bearings on order... geez that looks like a pain

On a related note, I'm chasing a front wheel hop at about 35-40mph. Its not a wobble, but a hop or pogo that feels like I'm going over some sort...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By BigTony
990 Steering Head Bearing Detent...

OK so I'm guessing I need to replace steering head bearings but figure it's worth a check with the wisdom of the forum first.

When I move the bars from side to side there is a distinct notch, or...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By BigTony
They're not sitting around on dealer floors in...

They're not sitting around on dealer floors in NorCal...

I probably wouldn't be able to resist if they were
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By BigTony
I tried it but didn't like it... ...

I tried it but didn't like it...

RallyConnex up and forward 2" did the trick. I'm surprised more folks don't use them
http://www.rallyconnex.com/risers.html
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By BigTony
Good call on the TPS - forgot to mention I did...

Good call on the TPS - forgot to mention I did that too
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,816
Posted By BigTony
Puke Dremel tool and much cursing in my case after...

Dremel tool and much cursing in my case after rounding the hex socket

Don't do what I did! Penetrating oil + time are good. You could heat the bolt with a torch if that doesn't work
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By BigTony
My 07 used to do this - especially with the akra...

My 07 used to do this - especially with the akra map and slip ons, in other words a rich map

Since I adjusted valves (exhaust were tight), cleaned a bunch or weird gunk out of the intakes under...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 438,501
Posted By BigTony
I used the same map (KM601US0704501Map) when I...

I used the same map (KM601US0704501Map) when I first removed the sai. This is a 2007 btw.

I initially removed the purge, then powered up tuneecu and loaded the map with sas unchecked. This...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By BigTony
I used a cheap pulse width modulator (pwm) off of...

I used a cheap pulse width modulator (pwm) off of ebay and it's going strong about 14 k miles now. It's really easy to hook up - it replaced the switch that came in the kit and I just wired the grip...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 438,501
Posted By BigTony
So long as the purge is still hooked up when you...

So long as the purge is still hooked up when you load a map in tuneecu with sas unchecked, you can then remove the purge and you won't get any error codes and no resistor is needed
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,504
Posted By BigTony
I second this! You should never try to enjoy...

I second this! You should never try to enjoy your hobby and make it more fun. You should really put thumb tacks on your seat to make it EXTRA hard core :)
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,073
Posted By BigTony
OK mine at 3K is definitely not as worn as...

OK mine at 3K is definitely not as worn as AJ990R's - that's a spent tire there!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,073
Posted By BigTony
I'm not a fan of these tires I've only got...

I'm not a fan of these tires

I've only got about 3k or so on my K60 150/70 rear and it's shot. It's developing cracks etc and not much tread left on the middle section.

On top of that...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,739
Posted By BigTony
I lugged rotopax tanks (2 gal fuel, 1 gal fuel,...

I lugged rotopax tanks (2 gal fuel, 1 gal fuel, and 1 gal water) 10k miles coast to coast and back last summer and it was total overkill. I definitely didn't need them on the TAT out east; you're...
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