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Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
It will have extended when the tension was off...

It will have extended when the tension was off the timing chain, putting extra tension on it which can stretch it and cause it to snap.

You should just be able to remove the tensioner now, let it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Try turning the gas off and draining the carb...

Try turning the gas off and draining the carb bowl (screw on LHS.) Then turn the gas on, wait 30 secs and try starting it.

This often cures the rough-running problem. Some sort of airlock in the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Possibly so. I was guessing / trying to recall. ...

Possibly so. I was guessing / trying to recall.

It's in the install docs (but mine went with the clutch when I sold it.)
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Cool. How tight are you screwing them down...

Cool.

How tight are you screwing them down that you broke one? Use a torque wrench FFS.

I got a used Rekluse Z-Start Pro for my 950SE, and 2 of the sockets for those bolts had been stripped...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 06:43 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
I've always pretty much followed these directions...

I've always pretty much followed these directions (http://www.rosspistons.com/information/racing_rings_installation.pdf):

Install the oil rings first. Wind on the stainless expander first with ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
.......which is the same way as the OEM paper...

.......which is the same way as the OEM paper filters were for me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
I'm gearing up to do a leak down test on my 2010...

I'm gearing up to do a leak down test on my 2010 530 XC-W. I suspect I'm getting some blow-by and it seems to be down on power. TBC.

From what I've read, others don't recommend honing a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Clue : Pg 205 in the manual (or at least the...

Clue : Pg 205 in the manual (or at least the version I have) .......

Lists the air gap and also the volume of fork oil ......
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Good deal on KTM 3.4G tank (orange only)

Found this on Cyclebuy.com. KTM tank made by Acerbis

KTM_Orange_Tank_3.4G (http://www.cyclebuy.com/shopping/gas_tanks/ktm_400-530_08-11.htm#Availability_Guide)

No tax in most, and free...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Poignant words indeed from Lyndon, who's been...

Poignant words indeed from Lyndon, who's been there and done that.

As someone who has suffered mild altitude sickness myself, I was concerned at the marathon stage this week where the bivouac was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 06:27 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Not my cup of tea, but to each his own. ...

Not my cup of tea, but to each his own.

Someone was selling a complete set of 530 bodywork with similar custom graphics on fleabay. Here you go...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 03:37 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
I had a similar problem on my XC-W. Started,...

I had a similar problem on my XC-W. Started, wouldn't idle and was misfiring like a mf-er.

Looked in the manual troubleshooting section, and it said to turn fuel off. Drain the carb (see manual...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 03:20 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Cut the guy a little slack, FFS. He said it...

Cut the guy a little slack, FFS.

He said it was his first time off-road on the bike so I'm assuming he's not had it long (plus it may belong to his dad from what I heard on the soundtrack on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
That's what I think too. I use the 2009 PDF...

That's what I think too. I use the 2009 PDF manual for work on my 2011 530 XC-W, and I've yet to find anything that isn't covered, or looks different.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 01:48 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
You can't unless you're replacing the original...

You can't unless you're replacing the original ones on your 2010 530EXC Champions Edition (or know someone who has one and will let you use their VIN to order them)
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 10:27 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
You can also get aftermarket shim kits which...

You can also get aftermarket shim kits which contain the same range of sizes as the factory shims. I got a ProX kit for about $65 as far as I recall.

Nice to have a full range of sizes ready to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 08:56 AM
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Posted By fast4ward
I got an HID conversion kit on fleabay. Haven't...

I got an HID conversion kit on fleabay. Haven't fitted it yet (that's part of a whole rewiring project to get the 530XC-W street legal and plated in CA), but I'm sure it'll be better than stock ........
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
exactly!

exactly!
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 07:03 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
If you take a look at the RaceTech...

If you take a look at the RaceTech (http://racetech.com/ChooseVehicle.aspx) site, they have a calculator that figures out what spring rate you need based on your bike, your physical characteristics...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 07:26 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Do you have to have Neken ? The Pro Taper...

Do you have to have Neken ? The Pro Taper Evolution bars are available in black in a variety of profiles. I have the Windham/RM Mid (although mine are the magnesium color) for maximum height
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Fixed Note - no decimal point on the RHS!

Fixed

Note - no decimal point on the RHS!
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 07:24 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
switch the connections and it'll work as...

switch the connections and it'll work as designed. Someone likely crossed the wires at some point - previous owner ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 06:59 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Yes, I already have the BRP upper triple clamp...

Yes, I already have the BRP upper triple clamp and submount, and a set of Pro-Taper Evo bars in the Windham Mx/RM bend which is their highest rise, and still bending to reach the bars. Might try a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2013, 11:59 AM
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Posted By fast4ward
What do you use to raise the bars? How much raise...

What do you use to raise the bars? How much raise do you get ?
Is there enough play in the cables and brake line, or do you replace them with longer ones ? I could do with higher bars myself as at...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 02:56 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Cool Xathor - what did you end up replacing in...

Cool Xathor - what did you end up replacing in the engine ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 12:15 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 03:35 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
I bought the G2 cam system new off CL but have...

I bought the G2 cam system new off CL but have not installed it yet. It came with the 100, 200 and 400 cams. What is yours coming with ? Interested in a swap with one of my cams if it is the 50 ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 01:02 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
I had a pro-taper evo bar (suzuki Windham mid)...

I had a pro-taper evo bar (suzuki Windham mid) that I had taken off a CR250 and put on my KTM530 just because they are higher - they're the highest ride of the EVO bars. Took it for a test ride...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 05:21 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Or it could be a build up of deposits on the...

Or it could be a build up of deposits on the valve seats causing the clearances to increase. If you've got the head off clean the seats and lap the valves with valve grinding compound.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 11:10 AM
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Posted By fast4ward
Hi All - I bought a used 2011 530XCW Six Days a...

Hi All - I bought a used 2011 530XCW Six Days a couple of months ago, and it doesn't seem to be as powerful as I was expecting. It has a little over 120 hours on it. It might be me, but I'd like to...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 36,353
Posted By fast4ward
I'm so IN :clap hoping for some 1080p so i...

I'm so IN :clap

hoping for some 1080p so i can send it to my apple TV to view it big screen
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By fast4ward
You want hydraulic jack oil from your local...

You want hydraulic jack oil from your local hardware store. I installed one a few months back and searched for recommendations, and that was the answer. I guess you could use brake fluid, but it is a...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 39,161
Posted By fast4ward
Thanks for that - I guess I'll need short ones...

Thanks for that - I guess I'll need short ones then as I have cycra pro-bends on already.

Anyone from FP racing still watching this thread?
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 39,161
Posted By fast4ward
Past Jan 2011 now - on your site all I see is the...

Past Jan 2011 now - on your site all I see is the levers for the ADV bikes. I'm looking for a pair for my 950SE (fixed, long). any update on when these will be available ?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,270
Posted By fast4ward
Got it. thanks cpmodem. I'll order one...

Got it. thanks cpmodem.

I'll order one Tuesday.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,270
Posted By fast4ward
Question what about the micro-switch ?

I just did this PMB conversion on my 950SE with a stand and bracket I bought from another inmate a while back. I didn't fit it at the time as I didn't like the idea of drilling the frame. Well I got...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,505
Posted By fast4ward
I'm interested in replacing the OEM electric pump...

I'm interested in replacing the OEM electric pump on my 950SE with a Mikuni vacuum pump. I've been reading through this thread and the others referred to in previous posts.

It seems people are...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By fast4ward
+1 on the Renazco. I also had an SM-R, and had...

+1 on the Renazco. I also had an SM-R, and had them build the seat up a little in the dip (I'm 6'4" and felt it would be more comfortable a ride). You pay Renazco to get on their schedule, then mail...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2010, 06:05 PM
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Posted By fast4ward
Was it a Krispy Kreme ?

Was it a Krispy Kreme ?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2010, 09:34 AM
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Views: 1,050
Posted By fast4ward
+1 for Renazco. Only issue I have with them is...

+1 for Renazco. Only issue I have with them is the wait list to get a seat converted (which is a sign of their popularity).
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