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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By G I Mavro
Thanks a mill for that, I never knew there was b...

Thanks a mill for that, I never knew there was b issue with that. Will give google another shot! Will update soon!
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By G I Mavro
Eh? thanks for all that info. Checked the free wheel...

thanks for all that info. Checked the free wheel and it's bearing and I think I found the culprat, it's badly worn and the free wheel' inside looks bad! Has any of you heard of this happening b4? Oh,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By G I Mavro
Talking thanks. I cannot feel any play at all on the...

thanks. I cannot feel any play at all on the conrod. What are the measurements the top and bottom bush need to be to still be in check? Do I have to use b vernier or a micrometer? Oh, and at surf,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By G I Mavro
Thanks for the reply guys. I had a knock on crank...

Thanks for the reply guys. I had a knock on crank height, more pronounced on the right side, split the block and yeah, here we are. The right side crank bearing and the flywheel free wheel bearing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By G I Mavro
Wink 6fotty engine split

Hey, anyone of the 6fotty veterans that know their way around the inner workings of the lc4 engine, um like Creeper, total name drop I know? I split my 07 adventure and have all the relevant crank...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By G I Mavro
Got the same shit with Adamska. Had a terrible...

Got the same shit with Adamska. Had a terrible noise, metal rattle and a un rythmic bearing slip on crank height and more pronounced on the flywheel side. Engine split, just to get the stuborn...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By G I Mavro
Thanks guys. Got the camshaft out yesterday, only...

Thanks guys. Got the camshaft out yesterday, only saw after I removed it that it's kinda stuffed! The intake follower has been eaten away about 3mils. It looks bad! New cam is gonna cost me R2400....
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By G I Mavro
thanx Clint. So I just wedge the cam out of it's...

thanx Clint. So I just wedge the cam out of it's seated position? As well as the water pump. Wanted to do this, but was scared I might damage something!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By G I Mavro
thanx Clint. So I just wedge the cam out of it's...

thanx Clint. So I just wedge the cam out of it's seated position? As well as the water pump. Wanted to do this, but was scared I might damage something!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By G I Mavro
Pissed 6fotty repairs but first. Removing the timing/cam chain.

Hey guys. Got a bad knock on my old goat, lots of shavings on my sump plug. Fixing it myself. Now to the question, how do I remove the cam chain so I can remove the cylinder and replace the stuffed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
6fotty parts

Thanks, will try 2 get them myself! Misng Adamska!
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
6fotty knock

That's my big problem. Any Ktm part i want to order will go through Ktm SA which is who the dealer has to go through as well, so might as well let the deler get it for me, wanted to get myself but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
Pissed 6fotty knock

Just got the prognosis...

Adamska's rocker roller bearing is seized & the chances are i will have to have the cam replaced, or the rocker roller. So i am just waiting for a price then i'll know...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
Cry 6fotty knock

Thanks gunner. I'll be sure to ask the dealer. They will pick him up today still & strip & let me know, sad story man. I love that bike! I stripped the seat & tank last night & then started Adamska &...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
6fotty knock

I had Adamska serviced just thisFriday past & it had a noisy top, Resert told me it was the cam follower, but after inspection the dealer found that the tappits were out badly, they set them & the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
6fotty

This is why i am glad i got my dream bike. They really are good bikes! Thanks for the info. Will start saving up slowly until Adamska has reached 50 000 & i will book him in for the repair. i read up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
6fotty

Great. I have changed the oil about 3000k's back & it was serviced when i bought it. So i did 7000k's & had it serviced & then another 7000, give or take a couple i will have it done month end. So...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By G I Mavro
Pissed 6fotty crash bars

I wud give my left nut for a set, but it seems either nearly impossible to get or too dam expensice to buy. i think in the long run, it will be better, quicker & cheaper to have them made & you can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
Question 6fotty engine

Hey guys. i am getting curious. I have been reading through these threads & maybe i am just blind, but all these engine, clutch, bearing etc. problems on the old goats. I don't seem to read about...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By G I Mavro
6fotty carb & a box

Well, i am having the carb jetted to a 160 as the lady @ Pro action tells me & the air restrictor taken out. i did my sprockets and chain the other day & instead of giving me the stock 42-16 sprokect...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By G I Mavro
Ahhh, comn. @ least it looks like it gives...

Ahhh, comn. @ least it looks like it gives descent wind protection guys. i mean, does looks count for everything? oh, it'a Ktm of course, looks are as important as the ground it can devour. Look, i...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
Adv extras

Hey KT, you've made me think now. On a previous post i was talking about fuel cells that fit with the panniers fitted on the old goat. i looked @ Adamska & saw that there isn't exactly much space for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8,729
Views: 1,884,813
Posted By G I Mavro
Adv extras

Crow, if you can make rear fuels cells, i'll buy it!!! The oldgoat already has a pretty huge tank for a thumper & it is quite light on fuel, so additional fuel cell will be great, considering that i...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By G I Mavro
640 Adventure upgrade

I have lukd @ it briefly, thanks for refreshing my memory, kinda forgot bout it. Wil tce a gander
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By G I Mavro
640 Adventure upgrade

Thanks... Would like to know what that other carb costs ( notthe richest guy around ), don't suppose you guys speak Rands hey. Reset, do u know what it costs? Jason from Biking told me that once i...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By G I Mavro
640 Adventure upgrade

Howzit all. Just wanted some advise... i own a lovely 07 640 adv. Best bike i have ever had!!! i want to mod the air intake & jet the carb ( the popular mod ), will be done by a dealer. what i want...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 36,002
Posted By G I Mavro
The kick starting on big thumpers is actually no...

The kick starting on big thumpers is actually no problem. Bikes have got there own personalities and it's the same for their kicking poles. I own an old 81 XL500 which if done properly can be started...
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