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Forum: Vendors Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 195,297
Posted By Droptarotter
Hey twinrider; If you know of something...

Hey twinrider;

If you know of something better, let us all know.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Droptarotter
It might be the wrong brake fluid that is causing...

It might be the wrong brake fluid that is causing the problem.
I believe the KTM should have DOT 3 or 4......if someone put DOT 5 in the system, it will not absorb moisture. The moisture will expand...
Forum: Canada 12-19-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Droptarotter
I'll go on the weekend. I'll be easy to...

I'll go on the weekend.
I'll be easy to recognize as I will be the guy with jeans, probably a black t-shirt,, black BMW hat, grey hair, grey beard and reading glasses.

Keep an eye out for me...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,050
Posted By Droptarotter
Mini Pump coming my way.........thanks for the...

Mini Pump coming my way.........thanks for the sale as the Canadian dollar is at $.17...........Damn!!

Hey Rob..........I see you have a couple of Hawk GT's.......send me a PM if you need some...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 195,297
Posted By Droptarotter
Christian; But that is what so many of us...

Christian;

But that is what so many of us are asking for...........I would like a DOT approved light that gives both high/low beam in the size of a Squadron.

Build it and we will come!

Cheers
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 164,606
Posted By Droptarotter
Darryl; How do the long range race lights...

Darryl;

How do the long range race lights bolt up. I'm not interested in the guard/fork mount.......I'm just interested in the lights being installed inside my KTM 640 Adventure fairing.

Can...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,344
Posted By Droptarotter
MadM; What year 690 mask is that? I just got an...

MadM;
What year 690 mask is that? I just got an 08 690 mask and it's not the one I wanted to put these lights on my 640........

http://www.motominded.com/products/ktm-690-double-led-kit


I...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,439,830
Posted By Droptarotter
That's an interesting shot........she's wearing...

That's an interesting shot........she's wearing full gear, but sandals??

Cheers
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 173,525
Posted By Droptarotter
Peter; Nice to have met you at the Seattle...

Peter;

Nice to have met you at the Seattle show and thanks for showing me the Molle system.

Looking forward to seeing what you will have for a rackless system!

Cheers
Forum: 2 smokers 11-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 338,001
Posted By Droptarotter
Hey, hold my beer! Cheeers

Hey, hold my beer!

Cheeers
Forum: Canada 11-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By Droptarotter
Nice teaser Grizz............sorry we did not...

Nice teaser Grizz............sorry we did not meet up, but my own adventure was planned/completed.

There is still beer in the fridge if you pass by.

Looking forward to your final edition of...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-18-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 338,001
Posted By Droptarotter
Wow! More pic's needed on this one! ...

Wow!

More pic's needed on this one!

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 113,600
Posted By Droptarotter
Your wrong Alik; I only cursed for 10...

Your wrong Alik;

I only cursed for 10 minutes........seems like there are a lot of ways to do this.......but each one has it's own unique amount and way of cursing!

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 113,600
Posted By Droptarotter
Or loosen the bottom subframe bolts and remove...

Or loosen the bottom subframe bolts and remove the top subframe bolts........then just tip the subframe back to give yourself a little more room for carb removal.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,344
Posted By Droptarotter
Thanks Grreatdog! I have been watching the...

Thanks Grreatdog! I have been watching the development of the LED H4 bulbs, but was hesitant to use them in the stock headlight.

Will that Baja Designs light install into the stock 640 Enduro...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,344
Posted By Droptarotter
Grreatdog; Which Baja Designs headlight are...

Grreatdog;

Which Baja Designs headlight are you referring to?? Do you have a link as this could solve all my problems.:clap

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,344
Posted By Droptarotter
I don't mind the looks of the headlight on my...

I don't mind the looks of the headlight on my bike, what I really dislike is the candle that we have for a headlight.

My project this year is to get a much needed better headlight.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,372
Posted By Droptarotter
That post was referring to the same...

That post was referring to the same thing........the rubber is only there to quiet any chain noise.

It's not needed!

Cheers
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,796
Posted By Droptarotter
I'm interested in mounting a pair of these like...

I'm interested in mounting a pair of these like Jester has done.
So I would like to use the flood for low beam and the spot for high beam.
Can I dim the flood if needed?

Any comments on this set...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Droptarotter
So what do the desert riders do??? Not all rocks...

So what do the desert riders do??? Not all rocks are the right size!:D

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,017,806
Posted By Droptarotter
Sounds like the snorkel was removed without...

Sounds like the snorkel was removed without cutting the airbox any bigger.
Most of them just pop out.

Cheers
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Droptarotter
CM..........thanks for calling me...

CM..........thanks for calling me "older"......that was my orange 640.

Drop me a pm, and stop by for a beer......there is a fridge in the shop full of them!

Cheers
Forum: Canada 10-23-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Droptarotter
Hey CM; Thanks for posting........if that is...

Hey CM;

Thanks for posting........if that is your fancy 690, we spoke before the start.........looks like in the photo's you are talking with my other 640 buddy!

We had a good day......fairly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,948
Posted By Droptarotter
What is that rear tire?? Cheers

What is that rear tire??

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,372
Posted By Droptarotter
Actually we were all out riding! Cheers

Actually we were all out riding!

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 1,168,372
Posted By Droptarotter
You need part #34 & #35 in this link. I had a...

You need part #34 & #35 in this link.
I had a buddy that lost a part like this in his WR450....we jammed a Dime in the hole for a quick repair......the Dime was never removed.

Cheers

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,948
Posted By Droptarotter
Looks great Gunner...........how do the lights...

Looks great Gunner...........how do the lights work??

Cheers
Forum: Canada 10-18-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Droptarotter
Fall Newbie Ride

I hope to make this ride tomorrow near Chilliwack........sorry for the late notice.


http://www.dualsportbc.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?176-October-19-2014-Fall-Nubie-Ride

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Droptarotter
And hopefully none of the engine bearings have...

And hopefully none of the engine bearings have pitted??

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By Droptarotter
Nice work! What are the small LED lights you...

Nice work!

What are the small LED lights you are using?

What did you do to wire in the HDB LED signals? I ask this because when I bought my HDB set up, Paul at HDB advised me against using the...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,439,830
Posted By Droptarotter
:clap:clap I think those floorboards would...

:clap:clap

I think those floorboards would give you less ground clearance than a Harley!

The bike looks so much better already!

Cheers
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,439,830
Posted By Droptarotter
Looks like you have the clock pod on that...

Looks like you have the clock pod on that bike......don't see many of those around anymore.

If you get rid of the floorboards, you might need to get another side stand as it looks like the stand...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,439,830
Posted By Droptarotter
Wixom bags were not stock........most of that...

Wixom bags were not stock........most of that stuff was all aftermarket back then........Krauser were the only bags (no top box) you could order with the bike. ( I think??)

As for the...
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,439,830
Posted By Droptarotter
Henry's floorboards and Wixom or Bates...

Henry's floorboards and Wixom or Bates bags/topbox.

Heel/toe shifter, but it looks like it uses the stock shifter on the front.

I have never seen such long mirrors though!

Cheers
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,439,830
Posted By Droptarotter
That's how a lot of us set them up in the late...

That's how a lot of us set them up in the late '70's. We used what was available at the time and it worked well.

My R75 was similar......Windjammer with Craven bags was my hot setups for touring....
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Droptarotter
Just like everyone else that has some sort of...

Just like everyone else that has some sort of LC4!:D

Good advice Gunner!
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,948
Posted By Droptarotter
The fairing turned out nicely Gunner! Cheers

The fairing turned out nicely Gunner!

Cheers
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Droptarotter
Kreiga backpacks and hydration pack. Cheers

Kreiga backpacks and hydration pack.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 211,059
Posted By Droptarotter
On the Washington Backroad Discovery Route this...

On the Washington Backroad Discovery Route this September.......


http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm251/Droptarotter/IMGP3123_zpsc48c72e1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,736
Posted By Droptarotter
Yes, but the bottom 4 bolts are nicely recessed...

Yes, but the bottom 4 bolts are nicely recessed so the heads do not stick.
For the downtube mount, I installed a 6mm stud and then use a nylock nut to retain the plate. This also makes it easy to...
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