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Forum: Trials 03-15-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,464
Posted By jms415
Thats awesome! That makes me think these things...

Thats awesome! That makes me think these things are great for tooling around and having fun. Perfect for my backyard.
Forum: Trials 03-14-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,464
Posted By jms415
OCET 20.0 Racing

I am looking for a backyard "trainer" bike. Has to be electric,neighbors, courtesy, etc.

The Kuberg looks a bit pricey at $5k, and the Electric Motion is even pricier(but looks sweet).

I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 120,288
Posted By jms415
Kbuckey... where did you get your fairing? Any...

Kbuckey... where did you get your fairing? Any aftermarket stores or straight from Kawi? I like the naked feel too, but on the freeway a little more wind protection would be nice.
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 120,288
Posted By jms415
Hi Dave in Wi... Thanks for the tips. when...

Hi Dave in Wi... Thanks for the tips.

when you say mount a single headlight from another model, do you mean on big round one like they run in BAJA or do you mean go back to the stock...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 120,288
Posted By jms415
1999 zxr 1100

Hi ZRexers...

I just got my first ZXR 1100 yesterday!

Pretty rad bike. I can't believe how zippy these things are. I am still getting used to lean angles and where the power band is, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By jms415
Electric Trials bike?

Anyone know of an electric trials bike out there yet? I see that Zero has an MX, but I am searching for a electric trials bike.

Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,998
Posted By jms415
450 EXC Head light

I wanted to add to this thread that I used soapy water on my 2010 EXC 450 (KTM) and it came out great!! I just put some in there, sloshed it around and voila...!!

Of course, I had to pop out the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By jms415
2010 450 EXC Repair Manual

Hi KTMers and EXCeesars.....

Anyone know of a repair manual for the 2010 450 EXC? I have about 150 hours on mine now and want to get a little deeper into the maintenance stuff.

I prefer a book...
Forum: Vendors 08-03-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 216,422
Posted By jms415
Forcefield elbow guards

I bought the Forcefield Body Armour Extreme Adventure Harness and I didn't like the elbow pads. I used them about 10 times. They are practically brand new. These things are really well built too, the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By jms415
Awesome! That is a really good description and...

Awesome! That is a really good description and step-by-step guide.

Thanks for the link and thank God for the internet! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By jms415
KTM 2010 450 EXC Valve Job

I am due for a valve job on my 2010 450EXC.

I am definitely doing it myself, the dealer did the 30 hour one and now its time for the next one. I want to be able to do the maintenance on my bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 42,265
Posted By jms415
Yellow Pig, Acerbis makes one, as well as many...

Yellow Pig, Acerbis makes one, as well as many other manufacturers. Not trying to say the one you posted isn't 6.5, but the one I posted and own definitely is 5.6 gallons.
This is the part I bought...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 42,265
Posted By jms415
5.5 gallon hard parts tank 450 exc

here is a pic of the tank with a pumpkin... whole other story there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 42,265
Posted By jms415
5.5 gallon tank

I have the KTM hard parts 5.5 gallon tank for the long trips on my 2010 450EXC champs edition. It is great out in the desert, I get about 43 mpg with my gearing. So doing the math, I get about 235...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,101
Posted By jms415
450 EXC 2010 Gas Mileage

What type of gas mileage are you guys getting out of your 450 EXC bike? I have mine de-smogged and jetted by my dealer. I am getting about 28 on the single track stuff, and not sure on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By jms415
Yup

I get it too. Sounds sort of like a sucking noise to me. I have removed my gas tank, and when I put it back together it seems to "suck" for a little longer than its normal 1-2 seconds.

Welcome...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
It was all worth it...

Geometrician (and others)....

As far as how it runs......I am glad I did all that work to remove it:clap. I just took it around my neighborhood here in San Francisco and it ran really good!! I...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
By the way....

Here is a picture of my rectangular BMC filter next to my UNI filter. I did a 300-mile, 2 day mostly dirt ride (single track, dirt fire roads, 2 track and even rode behind some other guys for about...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
SAS/EPC Doggy Bag...

Here is the final "clippings" from the whole process. Total weight is maybe 2 pounds, so not a significant factor on a 400 pound monster-truck, dual-sporter!

All this stuff goes into a plastic...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Vent tubes off of float bowls...

This picture shows the stock "Y" and the length of tube was about a 1" difference, which is suggested by Garry to make a 10 and 11" tube length. I don't understand the physics behind it, but maybe...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Moving along...

My friend stopped by and showed me where to hook up the 10" and 11" vent lines to the float bowl(which was where I got stumped!), so I can continue putting it back together.

I am putting a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Sunday morning

OK, I am pretty much starting to put it back together.

I have some hoses and not sure what to do with. See my picture... it looks like I am at the point Garry says:

The original plumbing...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Sat Night

I totally want to sneak off to the garage and finish what I started, but the wife is out during the day tomorrow so I can finish it then. But still, I am pondering......

I can't wait to put it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Middle of doing it...

So I am in the middle of doing it. Just about got everything removed, just need to fill one of the 3 holes in airbox and I can start to put it back together.

This is a picture of mine. This...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Dohhh!!

At first I thought........... "yeah right, me do that, you must not know who I am!!"

Now, I am thinking...."geez......what if I did that?"

Next outting on a big bumpy, washed out downhill...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
My rides....

My 950SE has cut out when I am riding in the single track wood stuff and two tracks on down-hills. It will run pretty good, but then it gets hot and the fan comes on like it is supposed too. And...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Uh....??

My brain just slipped back into the confused mode....

I was pretty much ready to follow Garry's Guide for his 950 SM for SAS and Canisterectomy.

Is this supposed to be it? Or a start to a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
Thanks....

It looks like the page I posted is different than Garry's guide on his 950SM. So I shall venture off into that procedure unless it is indicated otherwise.

I should try to take some pics and do a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,616
Posted By jms415
SAS/EPC Removal 950 Super Enduro vs 950 Adventure

So, I am about to do the SAS and EPC removal procedure and have been researching the HOW, this page to be exact:
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,339
Views: 1,462,479
Posted By jms415
Common Oil system

Looks like the total amount of oil used will be the same when comparing 2012 and previous couple of years. But I was under the impression that the separate systems were way better? Anybody want to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By jms415
SicAssRacing products

I recently installed some Sic Ass Racing products (LED stuff) on my 2010 450EXC (champs editions) and those guys are really helpful and knowledgeable over the phone. I would consider buying one of...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 25,136
Posted By jms415
Offroading

I think one thing that might be helpful is for the original author of this post to go off-roading some more.

I have a 950SE and I barely took it off road for the first year. Then I got and rode...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 1,710,914
Posted By jms415
Skid Plate Holes

Anyone put drain holes in their skid plate? I have a Black Dog mega skid plate and was thinking of some holes on the bottom to allow some mud/water to drain out. Also, thought that it might shave a...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By jms415
Super Enduro Warranty Follow Up

Update:

I ended up buying the extended warranty 3 or 4 years, for about $550.

And I just had my master cylinder on my clutch go out, but that part is covered by the warranty because it is not...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,240
Posted By jms415
Sao Paolo Visit

FJakeR I am going to Sao Paolo in late July. I am not sure how much room I will have in my bags, but let me know if I can help with parts. I live in San Francisco about 4 blocks from the KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By jms415
Options

P.S. - If you plan on trying to ride the 450 through San Francisco, you may also want to look into the optional cooling fan.[/QUOTE]

Bikes in SF don't need cooling fans, they need warming fans. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By jms415
What about power

Just out of curiosity, what sort of horsepower do these bikes have? My 950 Super Enduro has 98HP stock.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By jms415
Maintenance?

Thanks for your experience.

What about the maintenance on these bikes? I heard it needs valve adjustments every 15 hours or so. Is that what you do? How hard is that?

Also you mentioned...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By jms415
450 EXC street legal

Anyone own the 2010 450 EXC street legal version? I am thinking about getting one and definitely want the street legal thing for the type of riding I want to do. Just wondering a few things:

1. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 46,038
Posted By jms415
Jon, AKA white KTM

Anybody got Jon's advrider name? I wanted to try to connect with the LA guys for some rides.

Thanks,

Matt
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