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Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By r'elise me
I can check again but theyre pretty fresh. Theres...

I can check again but theyre pretty fresh. Theres no fuel filter.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,288
Posted By r'elise me
Thanks for the review. I took one for a test ride...

Thanks for the review. I took one for a test ride and was hugely impressed by the ergos. As a potential replacement for my 06 GSA, I'd say the biggest asset it can offer is narrowness and the ability...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By r'elise me
06 GSA Wide Open Throttle coughing

Runs perfectly otherwise, but when I open it up WOT it goes flat as it climbs over 6k rpm like it's starving for fuel or there's an ignition cutoff. Maybe coincidentally, prior to discovering this...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By r'elise me
Jim - is this a custom piece? If not, where can I...

Jim - is this a custom piece? If not, where can I get one? I'm 6-2 and the Adventure screen on my 06 is torture - so much so that I spend half my time standing or croutching below the throb zone.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 607,438
Posted By r'elise me
Touratech tailrack sucks

Just did 1000 mile rally through Utah. On the last day, the TT tailrack (not pannier rack) fatigued and broke despite having mainly toted two empty 1 gal rotopax and the mount 99% of the way. Mfr...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,985
Posted By r'elise me
Thumb EMperor racing seems to have all the right stuff...

EMperor racing seems to have all the right stuff - replaceable front mounts, rear mc protector, cooling slots, alum rear mounts and it looks like it's lower than the Flatlands enough to protect the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,985
Posted By r'elise me
Any plate with built-in front mounting ears out...

Any plate with built-in front mounting ears out of aluminum is worthless since those crack if you sneeze on them. ideally the front mount should be a separate steel piece that bolts onto the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By r'elise me
Doing it much worse today. FreewAy speeds i go...

Doing it much worse today. FreewAy speeds i go wot and it slips. Is there any adjustment on this? I know this isnt normal.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By r'elise me
500 EXC for adventure rides - subframe issues

Think the subframe on this bike can handle a 30 lbs giant loop? THe subframe sure looks a lot more frail than my old 07 EXC.

690 clutch seems to be on the blink so I'm eyeing the 500 for an 8 day...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By r'elise me
KTM 690E Clutch Slippage - SOS

I'm leaving on a 8 day adv ride in Utah (warm) Friday. I just noticed that when I'm WOT at around 6500 rpm 3rd gear and up, it seems like the clutch is slipping - sort of winds up like a ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
From that last photo, Matt, it appears EVERY day...

From that last photo, Matt, it appears EVERY day is a manhunt! One more good reason to be on a motorcycle.

Thanks for the awesome ride, Matt! Great to see dad914 and meet Mike. Really got to feel...
Forum: Regional forums 05-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,375
Posted By r'elise me
Thumb Ready to Rock!!!

Dryrun on the 690 complete: Giant Loop Great Basin, tail rack with 1gal Roto fuel and 1 gal Roto water topped by a Kreiga 10L for sleeping bag and lunch.

Woohoo! Getting amped for this ride! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
He couldn't be more dangerous than I am to myself.

He couldn't be more dangerous than I am to myself.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
Green light! :D Chevron at 8?

Green light! :D Chevron at 8?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
Gonna check with the boss. :1drink

Gonna check with the boss. :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
Question Lytle creek saturday anyone?

Lytle creek saturday anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By r'elise me
Sound advice much appreciated. It's acting up...

Sound advice much appreciated. It's acting up again. Time for a new throttle plate I suppose - and a full rebuild kit while I'm at it.
Forum: Regional forums 03-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,375
Posted By r'elise me
really sorry to hear that, Jeff. I went through...

really sorry to hear that, Jeff. I went through the same thing back in '06 and it was very depressing. I hope you feel better soon and recovery is quicker than estimated.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By r'elise me
Working great now. It turns out that new VOC...

Working great now. It turns out that new VOC legal carb cleaners really suck so yuo gotta work extra hard to clean off all varnish residues on moving parts like the slider trolly and plate. So I used...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By r'elise me
Problemn is definitely inside the carb. I warmed...

Problemn is definitely inside the carb. I warmed up the motor, removed tank and throttle cables and the carb still hangs up just before the slider shuts completely. Gonna pull it apart and see what's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By r'elise me
Thanks. That was my thought too, but before I...

Thanks. That was my thought too, but before I cleaned the carb it didn't do that. Is there anything else I should check? Also is there a guage for checking the slider or is it just the plate on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By r'elise me
Why is my KTM's throttle STILL sticking

I've done everything right I think. I rebuilt the carb, reset the resistance on the TPS, replaced the cables, routed them so they don't bind. When the bike is off, it seems like the throttle...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
Shoot me an email address and I'll send you a gpx

Shoot me an email address and I'll send you a gpx
Forum: Regional forums 03-12-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,375
Posted By r'elise me
Just getting ready

I keep wondering where the heck am I going to hold enough gas for the 200 mile range that John says we need WITHOUT spending $800 on a safari front tank (that's a pain to remove and eliminates the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
Bike performance was normal / good either cold or...

Bike performance was normal / good either cold or warm through the entire rev range IMO. I checked the ignition sensor resistance when cold and it's normal. I'll check it again when hot. I checked...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
Baja Designs confirmed that the stator is their...

Baja Designs confirmed that the stator is their rewind with 130W/DC in fine order.

The only thing I've found out of spec so far has been the plug gap which I increased to .6mm per spec. That's my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
OK. Here's what I've done: 1. I removed the...

OK. Here's what I've done:
1. I removed the heated grip connections.
2. Checked continuity on the stator, coil (prim and sec), plug wire, plug cap - all within spec.
3. Removed stator to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
Hmmmm. That's interesting. I know my stator has...

Hmmmm. That's interesting. I know my stator has been upgraded and I think Trailtech and Electrosport are two of the only vendors for that I know of. I may just have the TT unit. How could I identify...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
I'll check that. Coincidentally, two suspicious...

I'll check that. Coincidentally, two suspicious things I did before this trip - checked clutch/replaced cover and installed heated grips using the ignition controlled lighting circuit (so it would...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
Thanks guys. I checked the valves a few hundred...

Thanks guys. I checked the valves a few hundred miles ago and they were perfect. New top end about 120 hours ago. It never stalls and runs very well. It wouldn't start easily when it was cold in AM...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By r'elise me
Eek KTM 450 EXC hard starting advice

I've read a number of threads on hard starting EXCs, but my 07 450 really wouldn't start today and forced me to bail on the 3rd day of a very fun death vally ride. Here's how it went:

Took a while...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,245
Views: 1,218,398
Posted By r'elise me
Good info, inmates. moral of the story - carry...

Good info, inmates. moral of the story - carry spare oil if you know there are going to be questionable water crossings.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6,245
Views: 1,218,398
Posted By r'elise me
That's a pretty wild story! On the two stoke I...

That's a pretty wild story! On the two stoke I would imagine you'd have to drain the case of all the gas/oil too? With a four stoke, I suppose you could drain the oil, separate the water (which...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6,245
Views: 1,218,398
Posted By r'elise me
Question Need help with my '07 450EXC Adventure build

Couple questions:

Does the Acerbis 6 gal tank fit with the KTM radiator fan accessory?

Who makes a luggage rack for the 2007 and older RFS EXC's? I've found some for the later bikes but not my...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,000
Posted By r'elise me
Last post is 6yrs old so I'm wondering if there...

Last post is 6yrs old so I'm wondering if there are any new heaters on the market that are better/more efficient technology or just better all around for DS bikes. I've got a couple KTMs (see sig)...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By r'elise me
Help!

Help!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 125,250
Posted By r'elise me
Here's the ride report: We rode all over Baldy...

Here's the ride report:
We rode all over Baldy Mesa up, then down, then across, we ate at the Summit Inn, then we rode down, we rode up, we rode down again, then we rode home. Oh yah, once Sideways...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By r'elise me
KTM 690 Enduro headlight OFF switch

Will the euroswitch in this link work for the 990 work on the 690E plug n play and turn off my battery killing headlight?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By r'elise me
How about the 08 690E

Will the euroswitch for the 9XX KTMs work on the 690E 2008 too? Plug n Play?
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By r'elise me
Thanks. So that means the seals in the clutch...

Thanks. So that means the seals in the clutch slave and master (both KTM OEM) are compatible with both Dot 5.1 and mineral oil? Just don't want to be on a remote ride and lose the clutch.
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