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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
Which site? The only one I've seen on there was...

Which site? The only one I've seen on there was a vastly overpriced one in Europe..
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
Thanks Lornce, We kinda fast tracked the skid...

Thanks Lornce, We kinda fast tracked the skid plate job, not so pretty but functional {i hope}... Winters coming, you better get out to the Island and join us on one of our rides..

I put feelers...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 30,315
Posted By gunnerbuck
From experience it sets pretty fast as to where...

From experience it sets pretty fast as to where the parts are hard to separate after only an hr...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
Engine protection

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/IMG_2275.JPG
I had this old skidplate kicking around that was meant for a late 80s early 90s 600 lc 4... These early bikes did not have the frame...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
If the starter clutch is fouled up you can just...

If the starter clutch is fouled up you can just take it out and go without, it is held in place by a retaining ring... The best way to hold the flywheel is a pin wrench on the backside, the flywheel...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By gunnerbuck
Similar issues happen to the older 640 and the...

Similar issues happen to the older 640 and the keyswitch is usually the fault.. The 690 may have a similar keyswitch as KTM seems to use the same one on all their bikes so it would be worth checking,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 443,021
Posted By gunnerbuck
2 things to watch for: Make sure the debris from...

2 things to watch for: Make sure the debris from the top end damage has not dropped into the crank bearing lube ports that face upward above the bearings, one piece of slag on the race could spell...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 133,754
Posted By gunnerbuck
That is something I have never seen, the only...

That is something I have never seen, the only time I have seen valve clearances open up is when the follower roller bearing have worn..

The intakes just about always wear at a faster rate, some of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 24,948
Posted By gunnerbuck
Entertaining write up..

Entertaining write up..
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 443,021
Posted By gunnerbuck
Sounds good, hope you are up and running soon......

Sounds good, hope you are up and running soon... I do have an inventory if you run into problems finding parts...
Forum: Canada 09-19-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 358,872
Posted By gunnerbuck
WTB KTM 640 A Fairing

Looking for a 640 fairing to complete a build, the color does not matter, any from 00-07 models will work....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 443,021
Posted By gunnerbuck
The 03 pistons did not have a good track record...

The 03 pistons did not have a good track record as there were quite a bunch that suffered failures in the same fashion... It is really an unknown whether the 03 piston dome design contributed to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
Wire tracing...

My pictures are finally back up again, bandwidth is reset after a 20 day overage period.....

The 640 A has a whack of wires on the dash, I spent a fair bit of time sorting through them..
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Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
Yep, it sounds like your freewheel gear to...

Yep, it sounds like your freewheel gear to sprague clutch is sticking... I would recommend you pull the flywheel and have a look at the sprague assembly and see why it is not freewheeling... If you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 58,312
Posted By gunnerbuck
Ah, you just had to throw a sideways pic in there...

Ah, you just had to throw a sideways pic in there to ruin it, didn't you?

N.V.I. covered 2 places, Sointula and Campbell River, now after the move it is only Campbell River... Has been a banner...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 58,312
Posted By gunnerbuck
A new record, 5 pictures in a row that show right...

A new record, 5 pictures in a row that show right side up, keep using the same technique..

I think you left the driest part of Canada to go east, were more than halfway through September and ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
First off you bought a 11 yr old used bike so as...

First off you bought a 11 yr old used bike so as with any brand there usually will be bugs to work out unless the PO was on top of everything..

When you slowly kick through it is normal to here...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 443,021
Posted By gunnerbuck
Looks like detonation, perhaps a mix of an...

Looks like detonation, perhaps a mix of an overly lean condition and the hi comp motor, what grade fuel went in? Back to your build thread I guess... If you have the corresponding marks in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
Are you sure you set the valves on the right tdc?...

Are you sure you set the valves on the right tdc? You want to set them on the compression tdc where the can lobes will be facing downward and putting no pressure on the rockers...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 104,468
Posted By gunnerbuck
Yes, I have one on my latest project bike..

Yes, I have one on my latest project bike..
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
Check and make sure you have good ground from the...

Check and make sure you have good ground from the battery to the frame, go so far as to remove the ground strap from the frame and make sure there is no rust or slag under it..
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By gunnerbuck
The 05 stator is the same as 07...

The 05 stator is the same as 07...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By gunnerbuck
At 175 Kilos it is only 45lbs heavier than my 640...

At 175 Kilos it is only 45lbs heavier than my 640 Adventure and about 10lbs light than the Beemer 650 singles...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/I...

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/IMG_2265.JPG
I spliced in another 3 feet onto the speedo cable and slid a plastic hose over it for extra protection... It should slide freely...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/icon5.gif...

http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/icon5.gif Adventure electric problem
<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> "I have a problem with my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
This unit is a three wire sensor, other than that...

This unit is a three wire sensor, other than that is just run of the mill ... This unit has 10 mm thread, it would be nice to find one with 8mm x 1mm thread to try in the caliper bracket hole and ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
With this setup I am going to use some clear...

With this setup I am going to use some clear tubing to protect the wire and run it alongside the brake hose similar to my other bikes setup which has lasted a long while..
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
I thought about the exposed location but could...

I thought about the exposed location but could come up with no other option... My other plan was to drill the hole and rethread it larger in the caliper bracket, but the sensor head does not line up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
Speedo

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/IMG_2234.JPG
It starts out with a chunk of raw material and a jig saw
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/IMG_2235.JPG
Cut a horseshoe...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
I picked them up at Lordco for around $70 a pair,...

I picked them up at Lordco for around $70 a pair, they are about 1/4" smaller diameter than the oem units so will be easy an easy fit and look like stock... I bought a fairing online with a built in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By gunnerbuck
The jet stamped 80 is sized accordingly to give...

The jet stamped 80 is sized accordingly to give the max spray stream to the underside of the piston without robbing from the line that feeds the backbone which passes through the spin on filter and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
Lights n wiring

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/IMG_2220.JPG
I've had this Led light kicking around for a while and decided to use it on this build as a license plate lamp as well as giving an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,594
Posted By gunnerbuck
If you were going to run just 1 bike then the 640...

If you were going to run just 1 bike then the 640 provides the best range of riding coverage, doing a 2 bike system the 950{990} and 450 combo makes sense..

I am coming up to year 10 with the...
Forum: Canada 09-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By gunnerbuck
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/I...

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/IMG_2218.JPG
These are the boots I have for riding and you can see which ones get the most use.. Protection wise the Miendl hi top hikers provide as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
After finding that the pre 03 bikes ran a smaller...

After finding that the pre 03 bikes ran a smaller snorkel I posted a want add in fleamarket and now have a proper snorkel on the way... So while waiting I am going to take care of a few smaller...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
I don't think a lot of guys realize that the...

I don't think a lot of guys realize that the gasket panel pops out of the side cover as KTM provides no instruction with the hard parts screened cover..

With the screen in place and the sidecover...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6,124
Views: 1,099,645
Posted By gunnerbuck
As meat pop mentioned the screen in the picture...

As meat pop mentioned the screen in the picture looks to be correctly mounted with an airspace behind... The item is designed to be hidden under the side cover to help keep some dust and moisture...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By gunnerbuck
Also new plates should be soaked in oil before...

Also new plates should be soaked in oil before assembly...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,594
Posted By gunnerbuck
Take lots of pictures Mike and don't forget to...

Take lots of pictures Mike and don't forget to post them...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,073
Posted By gunnerbuck
I looked at it and measured the clearance and it...

I looked at it and measured the clearance and it should be ok.. I had the same hanger bracket setup on the other bike and it came close but did not touch at full suspension collapse... It is funny...
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