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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,670
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Posted By SoilSampleDave
If you are tearing into it, you would be foolish...

If you are tearing into it, you would be foolish to not address all the known issues; the parts cost is trivial. It's all in your labor. If no one posts up soon, I'll Google it again. I had it all...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23,345
Views: 2,958,013
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I was going to insert a picture of an FCR41 here,...

I was going to insert a picture of an FCR41 here, but decided maybe that would be too cruel.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Mine came with 13/50 and was awesome for the...

Mine came with 13/50 and was awesome for the tight stuff. I had to replace the chain and sprockets and went with 13/49 for just a touch better highway manners.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I posted on here previously that I bought an '08...

I posted on here previously that I bought an '08 with oil loss issues an decided to go all in with a common sump conversion by DJH. Well, I thought I would post up some glamour shots as I am quite...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Sounds like he scored with this bike!

Sounds like he scored with this bike!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-27-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 893,047
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Nice color scheme!

Nice color scheme!
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Yes, the seat is back on and I took a brief...

Yes, the seat is back on and I took a brief victory lap around the thunderstorms. Trust a manufacturer??? I work for a typical Fortune 500 company and you should see some of the goofs that make it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
They are fantastic bikes otherwise; just buy it...

They are fantastic bikes otherwise; just buy it right so you can afford to fix it right if needed. I paid $4K for my '08 530EXC, which I felt was cheap enough that I could have DJH mod the motor if...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Clever, but it also makes the plastic more...

Clever, but it also makes the plastic more brittle. I would hate to karatay chop it into two pieces!
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I think the key is as someone else mentioned,...

I think the key is as someone else mentioned, when the seat/tank are off, they relax and stretch a bit. I took the seat and tank off for about 30 minutes to install my slick new tail light, and when...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I sanded them for a little clearance, but new...

I sanded them for a little clearance, but new seat pans are expensive and I was leery of taking off too much and weakening it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
No doubt. Hey - I grew up in Tampa. I sure miss...

No doubt. Hey - I grew up in Tampa. I sure miss real Cuban bread.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Desert IT's are great long lasting tires, but...

Desert IT's are great long lasting tires, but when I get them, I always have CG install them. They are stiffer than stiff.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I figured you would come over since our bikes in...

I figured you would come over since our bikes in sig line are so similar :freaky

The seat is on, but the amount of time it took versus the time for the complete R&R of the motor fills me with the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
F me. Took the tank off, loosened the remaining...

F me. Took the tank off, loosened the remaining subframe bolts. Tank is down and forward as it can go, touching the mounting post with the rear of the opening for it in the tank. Front mount bolt out...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
The top subframe bolts are covered by the Acerbis...

The top subframe bolts are covered by the Acerbis tank. I loosened everything else and no dice. This is not my first Ktm with this style seat; they have all been a little off, but this one takes the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I recently purchased a low hour 2008 530EXC after...

I recently purchased a low hour 2008 530EXC after promising myself I would never buy one of those '08-'11 XC4 motors because of all the problems they had. But, it was the only decently priced DS I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,375
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Was butting my head against the same wall today...

Was butting my head against the same wall today and fortunately Google brought me to this thread. I borrowed the KTM wood screws from the mud flap protecting the shock to get me up and running until...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7,670
Views: 1,267,770
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Pack a parachute?

Pack a parachute?
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,827
Views: 1,063,678
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I like RM for some stuff, but why not support a...

I like RM for some stuff, but why not support a place like Slavens that offers a lot of tech support for our bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23,345
Views: 2,958,013
Posted By SoilSampleDave
The 500EXC ain't made in India...

The 500EXC ain't made in India...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23,345
Views: 2,958,013
Posted By SoilSampleDave
If they sell it for $5K, I'm on it like white on...

If they sell it for $5K, I'm on it like white on rice.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I would take the opposite viewpoint. The 2016...

I would take the opposite viewpoint. The 2016 EXC's are mostly getting BNG. The 2016 XC-F's are getting the radical frame and suspension upgrades like the SX models. It is widely assumed the 2017...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I just got one of those Mike's racing products...

I just got one of those Mike's racing products tire changing stands and what a nice change to not have to kneel on the floor to change a tire!
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6,827
Views: 1,063,678
Posted By SoilSampleDave
As I believe one would say on your side of the...

As I believe one would say on your side of the pond, "those look the business".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-12-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Really dumb 990 Superduke question

I recently picked up an '08 SD. It is actually the first real full sized street bike I will have to change the tires on that doesn't have a centerstand. So, I guess I need those fancy front and rear...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Please take a video and then share with us. I'm...

Please take a video and then share with us. I'm due to learn some new swear words.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
My issue with the rubber mount is that you cannot...

My issue with the rubber mount is that you cannot use the fourth (furthest) mounting position for the bars. I believe the rubber mount is fixed somewhere between 2nd and 3rd positions.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6,827
Views: 1,063,678
Posted By SoilSampleDave
You can use part # ATM 1435033 from NAPA. Might...

You can use part # ATM 1435033 from NAPA. Might be easier to order online than walking into a local NAPA. They are easily confused.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Sorry - no experience there.

Sorry - no experience there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Myler's is the only way to go if you send them...

Myler's is the only way to go if you send them out to be straightened.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23,345
Views: 2,958,013
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Thought I'd add in my delayed reply on the bump...

Thought I'd add in my delayed reply on the bump starting discussion. The only easy way to bump start a big single is with a manual compression release. Pull it in, pull in the clutch, push bike, let...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I'm thinking it was a precaution, as I have never...

I'm thinking it was a precaution, as I have never been able to stop a leak by putting sealer on the outside. I am getting it for a stupid low price, so I have a lot of headroom if repairs are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,523,608
Posted By SoilSampleDave
I only know him by seeing him post here, but that...

I only know him by seeing him post here, but that sucks. If anyone closer to him knows of any needs he or his family has, post it up here.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Do they have the axle blocks flipped the right...

Do they have the axle blocks flipped the right way to push the axle back as far as it will go? Some stealership mechanics might not even check.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Superduke 990 cylinder base gasket leak question

So, I'm looking at a used 2008 SD 990 with all of 13K miles on it, and I notice some sort of dark gray sealant all around the base of the rear cylinder. I do some googling, and I guess leaking base...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23,345
Views: 2,958,013
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Matto Cycle is a main sponsor of ktmtalk.com and...

Matto Cycle is a main sponsor of ktmtalk.com and they are in PA. Have you tried them? Your sig says you are in PA.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23,345
Views: 2,958,013
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Hate to say it, but kind of glad I sold my 690....

Hate to say it, but kind of glad I sold my 690. I'm still on orange, but man, these sort of failures should not be happening on a design that has been around this long.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9,905
Views: 2,072,421
Posted By SoilSampleDave
Oh - I had it backwards; you want more plush. I...

Oh - I had it backwards; you want more plush. I think the standard SC seat is wider and plusher than the EE, but if you have the wherewithal to try them both, sounds like a good plan. I had the SC on...
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