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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Suggestions on vibration proof turn signals? I...

Suggestions on vibration proof turn signals? I know LEDs have some shock resistance, but the pair on the back of my 640 came apart where the wire connects to the metal bulb socket. LED bulbs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30,114
Views: 2,248,265
Posted By Queen of Spades
I've read that about Jap bikes which all come...

I've read that about Jap bikes which all come with "Not for highway use" on the MCO/COO. KTM's do not have this written on the MCO/COO, and they don't have the 8th digit VIN flag that indicates the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30,114
Views: 2,248,265
Posted By Queen of Spades
I am buying a 02 Euro spec 125 EXC and hope to...

I am buying a 02 Euro spec 125 EXC and hope to put a dual sport kit on it. Prior owner does not have the MCO and is not in touch with the original owner anymore (who is in Italy).

I have concerns...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Queen of Spades
Bonded title on a 2001 KTM EXC in Georgia - anyone done it?

I am buying a European spec 125 EXC and hope to put a dual sport kit on it. Prior owner does not have the MCO and is not in touch with the original owner anymore (who is in Italy).

Has anyone in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Not sure this is how you have yours... but this...

Not sure this is how you have yours... but this is what I thought you were going for:
http://i.imgur.com/DZaWH0a.jpg


I took a closer look at the old fuel hose and noticed something shiny...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
and yet the 18L fuel line (molded) is only $5. ...

and yet the 18L fuel line (molded) is only $5.

Fuel line part#58407016000 $4.34

:ear
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
A little off topic, but does the 18L tank require...

A little off topic, but does the 18L tank require a different seat?

http://procycles.com.au/prodimages/ktm/powerparts/58407013400_m.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,678
Posted By Queen of Spades
TriTi, did you get anywhere with this?

TriTi, did you get anywhere with this?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Cross referencing this thread - inmate has...

Cross referencing this thread - inmate has similar problem.. some suggestions include putting a coil spring over the outside of the fuel line to prevent kinking.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Did you pay $17 and are they the fabric non-kink...

Did you pay $17 and are they the fabric non-kink fuel lines that came on the bike? If KTM is sending out standard fuel line at $17, that is a ripoff and I would be very upset... if I'm getting the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Noticed a drip coming from the fuel line...

Noticed a drip coming from the fuel line connection at the petcock. Line is OEM with the fabric covering - and does not kink when bent. I found this out when replacing with some standard fuel hose...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Queen of Spades
KTM EXC's - do they have "Not for highway use" on the MCO?

Curious about possibly taking on a new dual sport project. I'm in GA where anything marked with "not for highway use" is a non-starter. I'm hearing that many KTMs are actually not stamped this way. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 59,005
Posted By Queen of Spades
A-firmative.

A-firmative.
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Queen of Spades
I called the local vapor blasting company today...

I called the local vapor blasting company today and as he explained what they do (hands on, not what you can read in a marketing page).. it became clear that this was just glass beading with added...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Nope. The conventionals are 50mm WP forks and...

Nope. The conventionals are 50mm WP forks and some of the best I've ever used. The fork bottoms are almost in line with the axle so there isn't the traditional overhang that gets stuck in ruts. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 201,820
Posted By Queen of Spades
Only if you previously bought it. Then you can...

Only if you previously bought it. Then you can reinstall it (on a diff phone) by going to your Play store previous orders (https://play.google.com/store/account).
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Queen of Spades
Vapor blasting uses a water/media slurry. Dry...

Vapor blasting uses a water/media slurry. Dry ice doesn't use water - just the ice.
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,151
Posted By Queen of Spades
Tip: use 2x6 for joists. More space for wall...

Tip: use 2x6 for joists. More space for wall insulation, sturdier overall build, and the price difference isn't as much as you'd think.
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Queen of Spades
Sorry for brevity, on a phone call. Vapor...

Sorry for brevity, on a phone call. Vapor blasting (from what I've read) is very similar in force to dry soda/glass bead blasting. It provides an OEM satin finish or the original textured feel for...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Queen of Spades
More than I can describe here: ...

More than I can describe here:
https://www.google.com/search?q=vapor+blasting
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Queen of Spades
In case anyone in the ATL area is also looking, I...

In case anyone in the ATL area is also looking, I found this company just west of town:

Peening Technologies of Georgia, Inc.
3117 Emery Circle
Austell, GA 30168 USA
...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Queen of Spades
Vapor blasting in ATL area?

Anyone know of a company that does vapor blasting (https://www.google.com/search?q=vapor+blasting&tbm=isch) in the Atlanta / Stone Mountain area?
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Queen of Spades
Trailtech Vapor mount - interference with front brake hose?

Hi all, getting ready to install a Trailtech Vapor on my trusty KTM 640. I am using the digital dashboard along with the handlebar bracket mount, like this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,106,350
Posted By Queen of Spades
What year model DR350 dirt machines will have a...

What year model DR350 dirt machines will have a better quality shock than the 96 DR350SE?
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,239
Posted By Queen of Spades
http://i.imgur.com/bsk6VL1.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/bsk6VL1.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/S7vjDSO.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
We talked about this a few weeks ago.. not sure...

We talked about this a few weeks ago.. not sure anyone had a definite answer other than getting Motion Pro to custom make cables at a not cheap price.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,106,350
Posted By Queen of Spades
Pulled in from a test ride yesterday with the...

Pulled in from a test ride yesterday with the bike starving for fuel. It runs like a sewing machine up to this point. So I turn the bike off to hear a hissing/air rushing noise coming from the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with a new...

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with a new instrument cluster. I need to make sure I understand -- what exactly is "switched power"? Isn't this just any wire that has 12v on it when the key...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 102,562
Posted By Queen of Spades
Going by the looks of the photo, the can isn't...

Going by the looks of the photo, the can isn't very long so I'd think it's going to be on the noisy to loud side. Those are cheaper to make.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 731,840
Posted By Queen of Spades
They had it backwards. Aluminum sprockets are...

They had it backwards. Aluminum sprockets are lighter, but wear out substantially faster than steel sprockets. Steel is the way to go for dual sports.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,106,350
Posted By Queen of Spades
What's involved in cleaning the vent in a metal...

What's involved in cleaning the vent in a metal tank gas cap?
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10,938
Views: 2,334,372
Posted By Queen of Spades
Both would be nice here.

Both would be nice here.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
99's have the amazing WP 50mm conventional forks....

99's have the amazing WP 50mm conventional forks. These are some of the best forks I've ever used (once they were properly sprung).

Worse comes to worse I could clamp a rupper cap on the threads...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 201,820
Posted By Queen of Spades
Do you happen to have the link to the app in...

Do you happen to have the link to the app in play.google.com? When it was announced the project was shelved, I stupidly deleted the app. I'm not finding it when doing a basic search in Play...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,938
Views: 2,334,372
Posted By Queen of Spades
It took reading your comment to joggle my memory,...

It took reading your comment to joggle my memory, but I now recall a bike test in Dirt Rider or MXA featuring this bike in full race mode. This was before Henry's YZ400F, when so many were trying...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
I am migrating to a Trail Tech speedo. ...

I am migrating to a Trail Tech speedo.

What part number do I need to eliminate the speedo at the axle? Or is there a screw cap I could use to just seal it off?
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,963
Views: 1,078,049
Posted By Queen of Spades
Nope. My front brake is one of the strongest...

Nope. My front brake is one of the strongest I've ever used. Sounds like you have air in the lines or very old fluid.

These are very nice......
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,395
Posted By Queen of Spades
Thanks for this writeup. I am installing the...

Thanks for this writeup. I am installing the Vapor in a few days.

It's been a few years since you posted this however. How has the Vector held up? Did you find a solution for the engine...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Queen of Spades
Who makes the wire tool? Also, though...

Who makes the wire tool?

Also, though off-topic, what model/brand soldering iron do you own? I've only used the cheapies from wally world.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10,938
Views: 2,334,372
Posted By Queen of Spades
I left out '08 models. I would not be interested...

I left out '08 models. I would not be interested in the '09 up models. Here's why:



Not the 09-up series. If the 06-08 series use the same suspension components as the 90's model KLX300 -...
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