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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-01-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 135,828
Posted By LILBIT
Fl does not run the VIN to stop "conversions". If...

Fl does not run the VIN to stop "conversions". If the title reads "offroad use only" instead of MC then your had. The loop hole most use is signing a affidavit with a lie. Think under 50cc.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 46,075
Posted By LILBIT
Do it! I've tried a lighter flywheel on my...

Do it! I've tried a lighter flywheel on my current bike and the difference was outstanding. I think it was all of 4 oz!

I looked into having my long gone 650l's FW cut but didn't get around to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,279,336
Posted By LILBIT
Mine were replaced. I asked why because the...

Mine were replaced. I asked why because the builder had claimed they last forever. I just got lucky.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 135,828
Posted By LILBIT
I had limited intrest so kept the bike and rode...

I had limited intrest so kept the bike and rode lightly. Maybe 40ish hours on the rebuild now. I'm going to need a bigger bike for my son soon. I'd be interested in a trade for a similarily valued 2...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,358
Posted By LILBIT
Do the bigger stator and run the fan....

Do the bigger stator and run the fan. Cheapest/easiest fix.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,866
Posted By LILBIT
Riding in bad traffic is completely doable on an...

Riding in bad traffic is completely doable on an underpowered bike. It does require FAR more skill and planning to not get dead. Decreasing your "get away" odds in split second moments are a risk...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,866
Posted By LILBIT
Check the history of retro Japanese bikes brought...

Check the history of retro Japanese bikes brought to the US. Oh yea, they'd sell too many :rofl.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By LILBIT
Try back bleeding it by pushing the caliper all...

Try back bleeding it by pushing the caliper all the way in with your knee. Pump the lever and see if it comes back.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,840
Posted By LILBIT
I'd bet your MXC would do 60. I got 59mph on a...

I'd bet your MXC would do 60. I got 59mph on a 300ft sand drag strip on my YZ. Without wheel spin i'd bet 65mph max with stock gearing.

My KTM 525/540 will accelerate just as hard as the YZ and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,279,336
Posted By LILBIT
Ktm air boxes have never been sealed well. On my...

Ktm air boxes have never been sealed well. On my old 2 stroke i sealed up all the cracks but it would still leak in the cover. Price you pay for easy filter changes. Other downside is quicker to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,231
Posted By LILBIT
When i saw the 2 stroke powered model(gasgas 300)...

When i saw the 2 stroke powered model(gasgas 300) was more expensive then the 4 my though was it had to be a Chinese engine. I hope he doesn't kill his reputation whith this 450. Someone needs to put...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,458
Posted By LILBIT
The 450 rule was still silly from a mechanical...

The 450 rule was still silly from a mechanical side. All engines on the top competitors bikes are hand built. Quite a bit of money is put into them as they are far from a stock engine. Adding a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,636
Posted By LILBIT
My dics are "gouged" too. They have 300+ hours on...

My dics are "gouged" too. They have 300+ hours on them. They still work but braking power does suffer. Thats's ok with me because stock they were really grabby. Very likely out of spec but no...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,636
Posted By LILBIT
I was looking at buying a leftover and asked at...

I was looking at buying a leftover and asked at KTM Talk. Most claimed a new piston is needed every 60-75 hours. Not at all out of line for a 250f. You could be overdue. If you do one use an...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,279,336
Posted By LILBIT
Is the rooster a packed lunch or travel companion?

Is the rooster a packed lunch or travel companion?
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By LILBIT
Mine would get hot fairly quickly if ridden hard...

Mine would get hot fairly quickly if ridden hard in the summer. Richened jetting and uncorked exhaust.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By LILBIT
If you still find the need to run much richer...

If you still find the need to run much richer than standard jetting that is a sure sign of low compression.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,279,336
Posted By LILBIT
Any good fabrication/welder could help you out....

Any good fabrication/welder could help you out. There is limited room on the stocker for adding gussets or extra material without modding the airbox and rear fender.

I made a steel subframe...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By LILBIT
The tubliss system has a rim lock as well. It...

The tubliss system has a rim lock as well. It maybe lighter but still has the same issue. Funny to me why everyone worries so much about this. Add another and stop fighting the issue. Duals are much...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By LILBIT
The bog is lean jetting. You need to pull...

The bog is lean jetting.

You need to pull the head and check your flapper height. By just adjusting it down like you did it may be too far. It will rub the piston and could snag a ring. You...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,534
Posted By LILBIT
You're right back to yesterdays question. It does...

You're right back to yesterdays question. It does take some work to get a plate even in TN. Why would they so so on a maybe. Move on.

I had an older WR plated. I never loved the bike to begin...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,534
Posted By LILBIT
OP posted this in '09. Current poster in in North...

OP posted this in '09. Current poster in in North Carolina-US.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By LILBIT
Balance the tires. What you described is typical...

Balance the tires. What you described is typical on all unbalanced knobbies even with dual rim locks. It will get worse as the tire wears. Every offroad bike i ran pavement with did the same until i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,534
Posted By LILBIT
Hmmmmm. Simple idea to type. You'll be committing...

Hmmmmm. Simple idea to type. You'll be committing money sight unseen and asking the seller to do extra paper work, bike work and possible inspections. When you show up to buy it and it's a turd then...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,534
Posted By LILBIT
Do yourself a favor and but a preplated bike....

Do yourself a favor and but a preplated bike. Tennesse has a ton and plated KTMs are everywhere.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 1,279,336
Posted By LILBIT
Very late reply but i missed your post. I...

Very late reply but i missed your post.

I wired up a marine outlet on mine. It's on the same aluminum plate as my key switch. Bolts onto the right handlebar clamp and is wired full time hot....
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 181,747
Posted By LILBIT
At your size the Berg. is like the Freeride to us...

At your size the Berg. is like the Freeride to us puny folks.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-17-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By LILBIT
Never having been there maybe i don't get it. I...

Never having been there maybe i don't get it. I do ride twisty, double track, whooped, pure sugar sand trails all the time. My back yard is full of 'em. Get it in 3rd+ and go! Every time i make a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-17-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By LILBIT
OK. Thanks.

OK. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By LILBIT
The MXC seat should work but leave a small gap...

The MXC seat should work but leave a small gap towards the bottom of the tank. The EXC seat fills the gap.

I think the SDG seats are only $100ish new.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-16-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By LILBIT
My brother in law rode there last weekend. He...

My brother in law rode there last weekend. He warned of blind corners.

Is the entire park loose sand? I'm used to that but a few people riding with us are not so experienced. They deal with...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-15-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By LILBIT
Thanks guys .It's a trip for next month. Hunting...

Thanks guys .It's a trip for next month. Hunting season will be over surely by then if not already.

I have been thinking i'll ride my plated KTM but you guys are making me consider running the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-13-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By LILBIT
ONFoffroad bike leagalities

My family and i will be having a long weekend in ONF soon. My boy's KX100 has no spark arrestor. I really don't want to spend 135$ for a one time use muffler. I'm considering rigging a screen myself...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-13-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By LILBIT
Dirtyfoot's woods are shut down due to ...

Dirtyfoot's woods are shut down due to permitting issues. MX track, drag strip,play area and enduro cross cross is open.

I know this thread is old but didn't want anyone showing up to ride the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-06-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By LILBIT
There is a plated KTM 540 in the Fl. classified...

There is a plated KTM 540 in the Fl. classified section that cures the problem. Add 17"s and ride.,
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-01-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 135,828
Posted By LILBIT
Bought my trailer so no trades. Come on all you...

Bought my trailer so no trades. Come on all you DRZ owners you know you want it. I'll throw on the 15t sprocket, fill up the tank and you can ride it home.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 135,828
Posted By LILBIT
Laugh 2005 KTM 540 EXC <?xml:namespace prefix = o...

2005 KTM 540 EXC

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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-02-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By LILBIT
Sorry for the slow reply. My internet has had...

Sorry for the slow reply. My internet has had issues.

No. Carb. is stock with aftermarket needle and brass kit. I oringed the A P pump and added a restrictor for the length of spray. My idea...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-29-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,432
Posted By LILBIT
Value of KTM 540 dual sport?

I'm not pimping but i will if the deal falls through. I have a buyer for my bike lined up but would like opinions on it's value please.

'05 KTM 525 with KTM(not a bored and replated stocker) 540...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By LILBIT
Colder air is more dense. It will make more power...

Colder air is more dense. It will make more power unless it causes the bike to go lean enough.

Lower humidity is best for power and goes hand in hand with colder air. The power increase after a...
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