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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 610,215
Posted By Zuber
Yeah, Two Smith Rivers. How many Wolf...

Yeah, Two Smith Rivers.

How many Wolf Creek's?

How many Lost Lakes?

How many Coyote Creeks, Muddy Creeks, Panther Creeks?

25 years in OR and I'm so confused....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,371
Posted By Zuber
I assume those signs are for the guy (or gal)...

I assume those signs are for the guy (or gal) driving a loaded gasoline tanker pulling a pup trailer. I'm hoping they take the corner at 0.753x.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-11-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Zuber
The Bigger Question

What is an Adv bike? Do you want to slam 3 ft woops and land flat off 7 ft jumps?? Are you going to rail twisty, dippy pavement? Mostly sit down two track washboard roads? The answer to travel is...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Zuber
Pick the tires you want to run first. ...

Pick the tires you want to run first.

Off-road it's typically 90/90-21 on front, 140/xx-18 rear. For a big bike like the 950/990 the best rims for these tires is a 1.85-21 front, 3.5-18 rear. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-10-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By Zuber
950 float bowl o-rings?

Bumpity...

I need only the float bowl o-rings. No luck with Sudco. Maybe a source with Kawasaki? Other thread said maybe the 2000 ZX9R had the same? I've got no sources for Kaw parts.

Has...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 610,215
Posted By Zuber
This bike is approaching the 'industrial bike'...

This bike is approaching the 'industrial bike' category. No reason this bike won't reach 250k miles. Watch for corrosion in the tank from setting. Get proof of driveshaft and clutch spline lubes...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
Stock has a very rough ignition map, weird...

Stock has a very rough ignition map, weird throttle response with sensitive areas and dead areas. Lean, good mileage.

Akro is rich, O2 sensors are turned off so you will have poor mileage, same...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Zuber
For the 2007-2008's the first interval is...

For the 2007-2008's the first interval is immediately. These original filters fall apart and cause running problems.

If you only use very good fuel, like from Chevron or Shell here in the NW,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Zuber
My tips> Don't clean and re-pack used wheel...

My tips>

Don't clean and re-pack used wheel bearings, mine have gone out immediately afterward every time.

If you like to pressure wash, replace those wheel bearing sooner. Water, mud -...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
The PowerTripp990AdvWings map is a good one to...

The PowerTripp990AdvWings map is a good one to start with. It's for a 2-1 exhaust, but with the stock air box. So, you've opened up the intake, but plugged up the exhaust. This map would be a good...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
TwinMAX, that's the one. Overly sensitive, but...

TwinMAX, that's the one. Overly sensitive, but that's adjustable. Been using the same one for 15 years, very nice unit.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
These Manometers are cheap, but you need a long...

These Manometers are cheap, but you need a long tube of water.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pressure_measurement
Mercury was used because it is very heavy, so the tube is only 2 ft long. Good luck...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,563
Posted By Zuber
Tuesday? Already? Dooh!!

Tuesday? Already? Dooh!!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
If you left the connection off the top of the air...

If you left the connection off the top of the air box, it will cause that 'air temp sensor' error. Just have that connected when you turn the bike on.

You have to turn the SAS/SAI off, program...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 610,215
Posted By Zuber
I worked at a Olds/Caddy shop. Sold ALOT of...

I worked at a Olds/Caddy shop. Sold ALOT of those half shafts, bearings and spindles. Not a strong setup. I can't believe they put this into a motorhome.

But, that truck is cool.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,964
Posted By Zuber
Local radio just reported that the Corpse of...

Local radio just reported that the Corpse of Engineers had a 1996 report warning of the unstable land problem. Then they warned the county again in 2006 of this problem. The county has no record or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 834
Posted By Zuber
B. S. Cars and trucks have had HDPE tanks...

B. S.

Cars and trucks have had HDPE tanks for about 30 years. My Dodge has a 32 gal plastic tank.

My street legal KTM 500 EXC has a clear plastic tank from the factory.

My street legal KTM...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Zuber
If they have the new KTM Programming box. They...

If they have the new KTM Programming box. They can call KTM NA and have them walk through the initialization procedure.

Have them put on snow tires at the same time.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Zuber
FastWay pegs, lower by 3/4" AND about 3/4" back. ...

FastWay pegs, lower by 3/4" AND about 3/4" back. Both helps a lot.

Seat Concepts tall seat. Great foam, good shape, great cover. Cheap.

Easy to space up the bars too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,563
Posted By Zuber
I'll try to drag diggerd over.

I'll try to drag diggerd over.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
F/L Switch Points

From PowerTripp, pg 67.

Having used TuneBoy/TuneEdit since 2004, and TuneECU since its release, while dyno mapping KTM, Aprillia, Triumph, Duc, etc., I may be able to help.

A few details that...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Zuber
Just grab it with a needle nose vice grips. It...

Just grab it with a needle nose vice grips. It will snap loose easy.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Zuber
+1 on that. 14 ga is typically only for a 15amp...

+1 on that. 14 ga is typically only for a 15amp lighting circuit, no motors. That's also a long run. I'd do 12 ga minimum. 10 ga if there's any chance of more power needed in the future, like an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,563
Posted By Zuber
It was rated to lift 800 lbs. It does big bikes...

It was rated to lift 800 lbs. It does big bikes easy enough. I'd replace two of the pivot bolts if you were doing that weight all the time.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-17-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 401,716
Posted By Zuber
Here's a few straws to grab onto... I seem...

Here's a few straws to grab onto...

I seem to remember another inmate having problems making small changes with one cylinder. Something about writing into only a few cells out of thousands. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By Zuber
Check the pressure. It is either up to correct...

Check the pressure. It is either up to correct pressure, or it's at zero.

Pop the quick connect loose, push in the ends to release the pressure from both hoses. Then re-connect. Now feel how...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 610,215
Posted By Zuber
Any of you FF's need a motorcycle lift? Home...

Any of you FF's need a motorcycle lift? Home made, cheap, $150. Big. PM me.

See you all on SUNDAY. Be there! I'll be in a big white truck. sad..
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Zuber
I don't even waste my time trying to put those...

I don't even waste my time trying to put those plastic things on. If you tighten down the clamps, they will cut right through anyway.

I just wrap some aluminum around the frame and clamp on that....
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Zuber
The early 640 Adventure didn't have a side stand....

The early 640 Adventure didn't have a side stand.

I can't get off this big dog very easy, unless I put the side stand down. I'm about 6'4" too.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Zuber
One of my favorite photos. Probably from about...

One of my favorite photos. Probably from about 2000 year dyno run. Here it is in high res if anyone wants it.
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b237/ZUBERD/KTM/KTM-glowing-headers.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Zuber
The SMT guys seem to be all over the...

The SMT guys seem to be all over the PowerCommander...with various sucsess...

http://www.ktmsmt.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3770&start=70
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,237
Views: 950,902
Posted By Zuber
Another hi quality less expensive version of...

Another hi quality less expensive version of case.
http://www.seahorsecasesonline.com/

Hi John.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,563
Posted By Zuber
Not sure I'll make it. Too many bikes to fix. ...

Not sure I'll make it. Too many bikes to fix.

Found in a local barn. Home made motorcycle lift. 8x2 ft top. Powered by a floor jack. Heavy. Owner wants $150 to keep out the riff-raff. Works...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,837
Posted By Zuber
I'm not saying this is a good thing. I find...

I'm not saying this is a good thing. I find 'unprofessional' modifications others do to be very interesting. I will rarely look at a polished bike with orange bling for very long. And I will never...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-10-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 610,215
Posted By Zuber
Gosh, has this ever been mentioned on the...

Gosh, has this ever been mentioned on the Internet? How would anyone find out?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,837
Posted By Zuber
Ding, Ding, Ding! We have a winner! What...

Ding, Ding, Ding! We have a winner!

What about the big tank bag box and the snorkel?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 610,215
Posted By Zuber
Riding will make you feel lighter! Wiki> ...

Riding will make you feel lighter!

Wiki>
In medicine, a cathartic is a substance that accelerates defecation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defecation). This is in contrast to a laxative...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,069
Views: 1,173,272
Posted By Zuber
Adding a turn-down tip to any muffler will cut...

Adding a turn-down tip to any muffler will cut the 'apparent' sound and not the power. The spectators will not be blasted directly by the exhaust. The ground will absorb some noise. It may sound...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,837
Posted By Zuber
If you look close, you can see a catch tray under...

If you look close, you can see a catch tray under the shift lever. It has a little red scotch brite stuffed in it. He spend a few weeks making this tray to keep the chain oil off the rest of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Zuber
Some of that is due to the SAS that injects air...

Some of that is due to the SAS that injects air down the pipes and burns fuel down the pipes.

Rich mix puts fuel down the exhaust. Lean puts fuel down the exhaust too.

Looks good.
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