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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,086
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Posted By OKDQ
Interesting, I wonder what the difference is...

Interesting, I wonder what the difference is between the 500 and 350. Mine is a 2014 350XCF-W, maybe it has to do with the controls for the lights/turn signals on the EXC models???
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 1,175,744
Posted By OKDQ
I've got a 350 and that part of the two bikes is...

I've got a 350 and that part of the two bikes is the same. I've read several people saying the clutch line does not work too well with the Ultimate set up, so I went with the NexGen and no issue. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Second gear starts seem fine, I do that quite...

Second gear starts seem fine, I do that quite often on the trail. I think whacking the throttle while at a slow pace is ok too, because I've done that several times and the rear tire breaks loose...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
I have my free play set to to a tight 1/8" based...

I have my free play set to to a tight 1/8" based on the Rekluse instructions, but I thought mine might be slipping a little based on the feel. I haven't haven't noticed any additional heat and I've...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By OKDQ
Newner, are you camping out this time, or driving...

Newner, are you camping out this time, or driving down Sunday morning?

Anyone know if there is a camping area at Scipio?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006
Posted By OKDQ
I don't know exactly where we were, we were lost!...

I don't know exactly where we were, we were lost! I know we were on "logging roads" but not "real" roads. All I know is if we had permits we would not have been ticketed and it was an area that was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006
Posted By OKDQ
Yes, plated bikes. 100% street legal - Yamaha...

Yes, plated bikes. 100% street legal - Yamaha WR250R. He didn't even check the bikes, just gave us a ticket if we did not have a permit.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 83,143
Posted By OKDQ
I'm still interested in going to one (or some) of...

I'm still interested in going to one (or some) of their meetings, but I have a family get together tonite, so don't look for me this time...maybe next month.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,006
Posted By OKDQ
If you are on public roads and/or forest service...

If you are on public roads and/or forest service roads all you need is a street legal vehicle with no special permit. But if you get off those into the ares where the State has leased land from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
That's the one I was looking for, thanks. Didn't...

That's the one I was looking for, thanks. Didn't realize it was a KTM part!
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Who makes or sells the right angle fitting for...

Who makes or sells the right angle fitting for the fuel line where it comes out of the tank?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 83,143
Posted By OKDQ
My "ride" is not until this coming weekend. ...

My "ride" is not until this coming weekend. However, I did see that Mental apparently had some mechanical difficulties (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23870223&postcount=80382) on his...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Real world KTM 350 EXC impressions?

Yes, I've had E-ticket's write-up bookmarked for a long time knowing this day would be coming sooner or later. I haven't watched it yet because I didn't want to make me chicken out!! I'm committed...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Any experience is a "lot" more than I have, so if...

Any experience is a "lot" more than I have, so if I get into trouble I might have to see if you can bail me out, but I hate to ask anyone to take time out of their busy schedule to help me! I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Doing some quick research on the subject, and I'm...

Doing some quick research on the subject, and I'm certain I'll need the digital version for my confidence/experience level! Do the specs on this one look adequate for the task?
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Thanks for the additional information, this is...

Thanks for the additional information, this is all so new to me makes me nervous thinking about it! Never used a micrometer or a dial meter either. Guess I'll be buying one and learning that skill,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Thanks for the replies, this helps point me in...

Thanks for the replies, this helps point me in the right direction. This will be my first time ever to check/adjust valves on any motor, so I'm a complete noobie in this respect.



I assumed...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
I'm getting ready to check the valves, since it...

I'm getting ready to check the valves, since it is getting hard to start when cold. I don't want to be down too long, so I'm wondering if there is a shim kit I can order that will likely have the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 109,010
Posted By OKDQ
Left Hand Rear Brake Lever

Is there any one here who has mounted a Rekluse left hand rear brake lever on their bike? If so, I'd sure like to see some pics of your set up. I'm having trouble finding any configuration that...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 44,944
Posted By OKDQ
Well thought out and reasoned response with which...

Well thought out and reasoned response with which I agree. Everyone's experience is different, no matter how similar it may sound on an internet forum. To say that one must learn to tuck and roll to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 83,143
Posted By OKDQ
Cool! Look me up I'll be riding this and wearing...

Cool! Look me up I'll be riding this and wearing the helmet you see laying on the ground. Sending my entry in today and requesting row 40 or later.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 44,944
Posted By OKDQ
Dude, I disagree with you in every aspect of your...

Dude, I disagree with you in every aspect of your logic, so much so that I'm not even going to address your points individually. To each his own and good luck with your own self, you will likely need...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 83,143
Posted By OKDQ
Lesson #1 - Get in shape! I expected it to be a...

Lesson #1 - Get in shape! I expected it to be a tough go, but it was much harder sledding than I even expected - mostly due to muddy sections. There were a couple of times during the last section...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
You are probably right, I certainly am no expert...

You are probably right, I certainly am no expert in that field. I do know the 690 has a cat converter and that can gets extremely hot and is very heavy compared to the FMF can.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,481
Posted By OKDQ
I have been wearing mine for a while now, too and...

I have been wearing mine for a while now, too and I am really happy with how it feels. I wore in riding an enduro this weekend and I gave it a pretty good test when I took a few tumbles - nothing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
I've been extremely happy with mine. I ran an...

I've been extremely happy with mine. I ran an enduro this last weekend and the bike performed flawlessly...my performance was not so flawless!

Just FYI, I have spent quite a bit of $$ on upgrades...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
Don't consider my opinion as expert, but the...

Don't consider my opinion as expert, but the 2014's have an improved starter as the earlier models have issues with the starter not providing enough umph when cold starting...or so I've read.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-01-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 83,143
Posted By OKDQ
I did this on Sunday, although I didn't actually...

I did this on Sunday, although I didn't actually hit a gate, my body feels like it did!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/02/8yduzyve.jpg


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Forum: Racing 03-30-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By OKDQ
Haha, I had a rear brake but half the time me leg...

Haha, I had a rear brake but half the time me leg was too tired to step on the brake pedal, just used the front until the last second before hitting the greasy mud sections.

I don't feel to bad,...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By OKDQ
I went over to try to find you and Newner after...

I went over to try to find you and Newner after the race, but didn't see your vehicles.

I'll say I survived! I zeroed out the first two check points and was one minute late on the third, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 1,175,744
Posted By OKDQ
Actually if you are in BFE when running Evans you...

Actually if you are in BFE when running Evans you can just leave the remaining Evans in and add water to it until you get back to civilization.

Then you can drain the Evans/water mixture and boil...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 224,249
Posted By OKDQ
I predict you will love the recluse, at least I...

I predict you will love the recluse, at least I love mine!
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By OKDQ
My cousin has been racing the BJEC now for...

My cousin has been racing the BJEC now for several years, and he is staying in a hotel in Fayetteville so I am too. I'll be in my Red beater F-150 Supercrew too. It has a KTM tag on the front.

I...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By OKDQ
I'll be there too, first ever attempt at an...

I'll be there too, first ever attempt at an Enduro! I've had unexpected company the last two evenings and not been able to complete some last minute maintenance, so I'll be changing the oil and...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,481
Posted By OKDQ
I bought my 5.5 online, so I don't have a frame...

I bought my 5.5 online, so I don't have a frame of reference to compare the Adult vs the Adult XXL sizes against each other. I can only say that I plan on loosing some additional weight, down to...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By OKDQ
This is copied from the BJEC/Razor Back Riders...

This is copied from the BJEC/Razor Back Riders White Rock entry form:

*Racers must be members of the AMA.* Forms will available at the Event, for speed at sign-up please pre-enter the AMA.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 1,175,744
Posted By OKDQ
That's definitely something I need to give some...

That's definitely something I need to give some thought to before springing for one!
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 1,175,744
Posted By OKDQ
My light switch control housing is thinner than...

My light switch control housing is thinner than yours, plus I'm thinking of using this: http://www.ktm-parts.com/MX-KS00B-AS.html#.UyeqZCe9KSN to gain some more real estate space on the bars. Since...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 1,175,744
Posted By OKDQ
How about a couple of pics of your bars and the...

How about a couple of pics of your bars and the left hand brake set up showing how it does/doesn't fit on the handlebars?

I'm thinking of adding the left hand brake to my set up, but wasn't sure...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 1,175,744
Posted By OKDQ
So when you checked the valves before your Baja...

So when you checked the valves before your Baja trip, did they require adjustment? And how many times have you had to adjust the valves in 10K miles?

Just curious since I have 12 hours on mine...
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