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Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
wow derek, you are good at this. i truly am in...

wow derek, you are good at this. i truly am in awe of your ability to try and sound so above it all, be so smart, and yet still be such a dick. i really don't even know what to say.... you have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 254,982
Posted By laramie LC4
is that pima motor sports park? i didn't...

is that pima motor sports park?

i didn't realize you live in tucson. we should hook up, my big girl likes to eat too. :evil

laters,

laramie :beer
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
first let me start off by saying I'm no expert in...

first let me start off by saying I'm no expert in this, and it has now been several years since i've even thought about it. so i apologize if my explanations are not perfect. i've got a bit of PTSD...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
using angular contact main bearings on the crank....

using angular contact main bearings on the crank. the shims set the pre-load on the bearings and sit inside the cases. opposite of how the typical LC4 crank is done. this is supposed to prevent the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
lightened and balanced along w/ the...

lightened and balanced along w/ the counter-balancer. :evil

all i really need at this point is a a real cam and some laser cut shims for the AC bearings on the crank. the shims are being cut this...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
Oh no. Too much to list. Here is a post...

Oh no. Too much to list.

Here is a post from KTMTalk.com that addresses some of it. The rest I will explain later. I started a post years ago about my bike build, just never posted it due too...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
Yup. And he is a saint. Don't know if you...

Yup. And he is a saint.

Don't know if you know the story of my engine but it has been long, painful, exspensive, and soul wrenching. This has made me smile like I haven't in a long time.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 1,205,920
Posted By laramie LC4
:happay:happay :happay:happay :happay:happay...

:happay:happay :happay:happay :happay:happay :happay:happay
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,751
Posted By laramie LC4
wow, you really need to read that link and...

wow, you really need to read that link and re-read his post. i don't think that's what he is saying at all. :deal

just my $.02,

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,751
Posted By laramie LC4
like mentioned earlier, this engine was designed...

like mentioned earlier, this engine was designed to be light, slim, and snappy. and personally, i like it that way.

very interesting read on the design of the ktm twin engine. if you haven't read...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,238
Posted By laramie LC4
you carry that with you? :eek1:eek1:eek1

you carry that with you? :eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,212
Posted By laramie LC4
so, is this a "show" bike or a real "race" bike?...

so, is this a "show" bike or a real "race" bike? with all that aluminum, i hope you don't plan on crashing.

just saying...

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By laramie LC4
balance yes, if you plan on riding it at any...

balance yes, if you plan on riding it at any speed.



not me. 140 is too small. the only 140 i think would be safe would be a terrorflex and that's because they used to call them 150's until...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By laramie LC4
that or drill small holes. do a few, then try it...

that or drill small holes. do a few, then try it out. once your happy stop drilling.

good luck,

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By laramie LC4
so springs are more important than the valving? i...

so springs are more important than the valving? i hope that is not what I'm hearing you guys say? :huh

yes they are important (for ride height and sag settings) but the valves are were ALL the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By laramie LC4
70 is a really big number. remember it's the...

70 is a really big number. remember it's the valving that should be doing the majority of the work, not the spring. springs are there mostly to keep the bike upright.

i think a lot of guys here...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By laramie LC4
i took the survey but wanted to add some more...

i took the survey but wanted to add some more info. I personally have been asking klim to make a leatt jacket for years (one that normal humans can afford). i saw jonah with one at the dakar, so i...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,293
Posted By laramie LC4
i think that about covers it. :wink: ...

i think that about covers it. :wink:

laters,

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By laramie LC4
yup. lot's to be gained by properly set stops....

yup. lot's to be gained by properly set stops. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-02-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,212
Posted By laramie LC4
oooooh. id be very careful about that last pic....

oooooh. id be very careful about that last pic. if you take a good hit, that's gonna crack your case. you need to figure another way to reinforce the plate in my opinion. the rest is very nice. :clap...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-31-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By laramie LC4
wheels aren't something to be cheap on,...

wheels aren't something to be cheap on, especially if you RIDE!

i made the mistake of buying some cheap DNA wheels and hubs for my old wr450f and the amount i saved in no way made up for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 504,821
Posted By laramie LC4
thats the one. you just need to make sure you get...

thats the one. you just need to make sure you get the FTDI chip.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 504,821
Posted By laramie LC4
do you have the right OBDII? the wrong type can...

do you have the right OBDII? the wrong type can make it so it will not connect. i originally bought the wrong one to start with, and then had to order the correct one. mine connected, download what...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-23-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,148
Posted By laramie LC4
have not read the entire thread and won't...

have not read the entire thread and won't but.....this always seems to happen when someone tries to say thanks to CPR. some troll (probably sent by a competitor) shows up and starts causing shit. it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By laramie LC4
tuneECU...

tuneECU (http://www.tomhamburg.net/TuneECU_En/index.html), download it, build an OBD-2 cable (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=921377&highlight=tuneecu), and then you can do what ever you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By laramie LC4
if you have a computer to change the MAP, why not...

if you have a computer to change the MAP, why not just turn off the SAS and not worry about the resistor? if i had to guess that might be where your problem lies.

chris (cpr performance) was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By laramie LC4
for any particular reason? :dunno

for any particular reason? :dunno
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By laramie LC4
that sucks dude. sorry. currently rebuilding...

that sucks dude. sorry.

currently rebuilding an old bike for my soon to be 16yr old daughter. almost every bolt was rusted and required additional help to come out. if i was lucky, i could get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11,473
Views: 2,454,510
Posted By laramie LC4
do tell more? i know most of that area south by...

do tell more? i know most of that area south by nogales and east, but haven't gone all the way to NM yet. would love to see your route.

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 171,338
Posted By laramie LC4
i hope you are being sarcastic, if not when you...

i hope you are being sarcastic, if not when you want to go riding? :wink:

laters,

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By laramie LC4
i agree totally. my rear brake is shit. the rotor...

i agree totally. my rear brake is shit. the rotor is so loose i probably shouldn't even be using it. on the dirt it's ok, locks up when i want, but on street its crap. either, is it working? or it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,141
Posted By laramie LC4
i think you got those 2 backwards. you need to be...

i think you got those 2 backwards. you need to be quiet in the outbacks of wyoming, fuck the people in the city. :1drink

just my .02,

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By laramie LC4
SPS seems to have the best selection of 950 and...

SPS seems to have the best selection of 950 and 990 sized springs. they claim to have up to a .70, the biggest made by race tech is a .54. not sure where they are getting them because as your finding...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By laramie LC4
pretty sure most reputable suspension shops will...

pretty sure most reputable suspension shops will take any suspension that they have done, and re-work it for a new rider. i know my guy does and so does precision concepts. so, all you gotta do is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-13-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,245
Posted By laramie LC4
Roger is a great guy. i have a hard time...

Roger is a great guy. i have a hard time believing he wouldn thelp you out. bought my first ktm from him when his shop was still in wyoming.

me personally, im just really happy i bought a '12...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-31-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,175
Posted By laramie LC4
you guys have seen this haven't you? NEW...

you guys have seen this haven't you?

NEW Honda Africa Twin (http://www.advpulse.com/adv-bikes/new-honda-crf1000-africa-twin-adventure-bike-for-2015/)

me personally, im lovin my 990 more and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By laramie LC4
ok, the simplified version.....the purpose of the...

ok, the simplified version.....the purpose of the diaphragm is to slow down the slide and eliminate the extreme lean condition that happens when you rapidly open the throttle. if it was not there,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By laramie LC4
pretty sure you can use an sparky insert from one...

pretty sure you can use an sparky insert from one of the off-road versions of the akras from a diff pipe. somebody sent me the part # once. i will see if i can find it.

laramie :beer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By laramie LC4
+2 side stand to start with, then a new fuel...

+2

side stand to start with, then a new fuel issue.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,579
Posted By laramie LC4
+1 absolutely a great, stand up guy, who...

+1

absolutely a great, stand up guy, who makes some really good shit!

laramie :beer
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