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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,448
Posted By rz35027
The bullshit stops, when the green flag drops. ...

The bullshit stops, when the green flag drops.

If you don't fall down, you're not going fast enough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By rz35027
I re-profile squared off/worn knobbies to get a...

I re-profile squared off/worn knobbies to get a couple more rides out them, and better handling, by putting the bike up on a stand and using a belt sander with some sharp 50 grit. No need to start...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,944
Posted By rz35027
Have you tried shortening the garter springs? ...

Have you tried shortening the garter springs? They should unscrew somewhere in their circumference, cut 5(?)mm off the female end and screw them back together, reinstall.

It works like a charm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,982
Posted By rz35027
^^^^ This. Actually, anything moving in my...

^^^^ This. Actually, anything moving in my intended path is a potential threat. Dogs, moose, people, birds, cars, other bikes.... :)

I've had dogs chomp onto my boot (thank you MX boots), run...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 88,597
Posted By rz35027
It sounds like you're going to find out :) ...

It sounds like you're going to find out :)

Same as the intake only more awkward, wrap the frame/wiring/coil area in plastic wrap or tin foil to keep the dirt from falling into the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 88,597
Posted By rz35027
15-45 in the dirt for me, it will still move down...

15-45 in the dirt for me, it will still move down the highway at the speed limit OK, first gear becomes kinda useless.

16-42 with street tires makes it much more pavement friendly, all 5 gears...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Ooooh Kay.... What a mess. Hope it works out in...

Ooooh Kay.... What a mess. Hope it works out in the end.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Was it only the head that was messed up?

Was it only the head that was messed up?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Damping shouldn't make a difference, air...

Damping shouldn't make a difference, air pressure/springs just provide the force to push through the stiction.

I'm not sure how you could actually measure the amount of stiction to a number...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Yikes, what alot of complication regarding fork...

Yikes, what alot of complication regarding fork alignment.

The full compression method makes sense on initial install, after a service, after a big hit that twists the front wheel out of line...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By rz35027
I'd like to see that, if you are able to find it...

I'd like to see that, if you are able to find it Gunnerbuck, post it up pls.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Open for the street, closed for offroad? Isn't...

Open for the street, closed for offroad? Isn't that backwards for a normal suspension set up?

It seems maybe the valving needs attention(?).
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Why don't you just put a black cover on it?

Why don't you just put a black cover on it?
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By rz35027
I'd go to KTMtalk, post up your info in the...

I'd go to KTMtalk, post up your info in the appropriate section, and see what they have to say...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 88,597
Posted By rz35027
If it's the SEM (no Estart) ignition, the heated...

If it's the SEM (no Estart) ignition, the heated grips could be sucking all the power out of it... Best check out wiring anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
Now that's interesting... the splines are the...

Now that's interesting... the splines are the same? A spacer shouldn't be too hard to make up...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,745
Posted By rz35027
Have you not started this thing Gunner? It...

Have you not started this thing Gunner?

It does look nice. Thanks for time taken sharing the build.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,464
Posted By rz35027
With rimlocks, 15 front, 10 rear, UHD tubes, ...

With rimlocks, 15 front, 10 rear, UHD tubes, rocky terrain... pinch flats become a risk at 5th gear speeds.

It depends somewhat on the tires, a D908 rear I ran almost flat, it was better, but...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By rz35027
A small, sealed, lead acid battery for emergency...

A small, sealed, lead acid battery for emergency lighting fixtures is available at battery shops around here... they come in different sizes and last a couple of years.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By rz35027
The mounting points and clocking of the resevoir...

The mounting points and clocking of the resevoir are important, you can shorten and/or revalve pretty easily... well, with a little work :)
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
I've not found a same size shock spring... ...

I've not found a same size shock spring...

06 -07 450KXF fork springs, Kayaba twin chamber forks springs (I believe they were used on a couple of other bikes too)

You may/may not have to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,464
Posted By rz35027
Take a look at this... ...

Take a look at this...

http://artabrian.com/templates/ktm-sx-exc-mx-enduro-all-models-1993-1994-1995-1996-1997-graphics-template/
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
I do too... 8.8 on the back, 47 in the front...

I do too... 8.8 on the back, 47 in the front (stock KX450 springs), 220 lbs. 135mm oil height, 10 weight in compression leg, 15 weight in rebound leg, 15mm preload on fork springs...

You'll...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By rz35027
Ummm... it sounds more like the bike is knifing...

Ummm... it sounds more like the bike is knifing into, or, tucking into the turns... pushing would be more, the front wheel keeps going to the outside of desired turn...
If shouldn't cost you a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By rz35027
What is the thickness of your plate stack (all of...

What is the thickness of your plate stack (all of them)?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By rz35027
Go to KTMtalk, at the top of the page is "shop...

Go to KTMtalk, at the top of the page is "shop online", pick your year(s) and compare part numbers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 464,365
Posted By rz35027
Bwahahahaha.... good one! In what world?

Bwahahahaha.... good one!

In what world?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,053
Posted By rz35027
If it's street legal where you are, it is the...

If it's street legal where you are, it is the dual sport model...

Great vid above ^^... and yes, the bike will do all that if you can :)
As has been said it can be a great dual sport, tweak it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,396
Posted By rz35027
There ya go...

There ya go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,396
Posted By rz35027
"Adventure" means different things to lot's of...

"Adventure" means different things to lot's of different people... it's OK...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,396
Posted By rz35027
It's missing a couple of wheels... or, where's...

It's missing a couple of wheels... or, where's the other half of that car?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 88,597
Posted By rz35027
SXC stock can...

SXC stock can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,161
Posted By rz35027
I know....:)

I know....:)
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,161
Posted By rz35027
Why join the dive to the bottom? A brand...

Why join the dive to the bottom?

A brand name can be lost by producing junk... Then where's the appeal?

Everything can be had cheaper, and cheaper, and cheaper... Pretty soon nobody...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,242
Posted By rz35027
Hehe... niether has a moderately close to stock...

Hehe... niether has a moderately close to stock XR650... :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,711
Posted By rz35027
Put an inline fuel filter in it and leave the gas...

Put an inline fuel filter in it and leave the gas petcocks turned on, all the time (no evaporation)... never had a clogged jet (40 yrs)

Have you checked the screens in the gas tank on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 1,234,335
Posted By rz35027
What's kept you from riding it? Maybe a blast...

What's kept you from riding it? Maybe a blast around the block will rekindle your interest... it will be a world of difference from your KLR (even with a bad linkage bearing).
Nice looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By rz35027
If it's been plated before then you're good to go...

If it's been plated before then you're good to go until you get inspected... then you're hooped.

You can't newly insure a bike unless it comes from the factory with compliance, it is stated on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By rz35027
I would take the one with the 50mm forks... 300mm...

I would take the one with the 50mm forks... 300mm brake rotor would be nice...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,745
Posted By rz35027
Great stuff Gunner. Your build threads are...

Great stuff Gunner.
Your build threads are super valuable to folks that don't have the mechanical skills you do...
A picture speaks a thousand words. (saves typing:)) And, you have some...
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