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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:35 AM
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Posted By meat popsicle
Here's a discussion of repairing stripped...

Here's a discussion of repairing stripped threads:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=168991

Note the bit on "thread depth" as cutting new threads into old ones sometimes does not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 53,133
Posted By meat popsicle
Folks won't take you seriously if you just post a...

Folks won't take you seriously if you just post a dis. If you have some argument, preferably by someone well-known, then post it so we can be edjumacated.

BTW, here's Stillwell's credentials:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5,256
Views: 512,880
Posted By meat popsicle
(I thought you were going to do that :)

(I thought you were going to do that :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Many have found differences between bikes within...

Many have found differences between bikes within model years, so just because your bike and Bill's share the same model year doesn't mean they have exactly the same components. It seems KTM is fine...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5,256
Views: 512,880
Posted By meat popsicle
I took a look at an old thread: ...

I took a look at an old thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=561794&highlight=panoche+tumey&page=4

I guess the AMA or the Blue Ribbon folks never stepped up.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Maybe the CDI guide linked on Page 1 of this...

Maybe the CDI guide linked on Page 1 of this thread will help:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1177948&postcount=9
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,256
Views: 512,880
Posted By meat popsicle
I called the BLM on that no motorcycles (period)...

I called the BLM on that no motorcycles (period) in Panoche or Tumey Hills bullshit years ago. They can't restrict access to a single class of road vehicles (plated). As I recall they said the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,256
Views: 512,880
Posted By meat popsicle
Jackass Grade to the 5 for gas and then pick a...

Jackass Grade to the 5 for gas and then pick a horizon...

Panoche Rd and Little Panoche Rd will take you from Panoche Valley over to the San Joaquin (Central) Valley.

Little Panoche Rd. is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
I've only heard of folks opening the IMOs to...

I've only heard of folks opening the IMOs to replace the backup battery since the shop charge was outrageous.

Its going to be electronics in there of course so you had better be at least a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
There is a link to creeper's guide to buying a...

There is a link to creeper's guide to buying a used LC4 (or any bike I guess) on page 1 of this thread, near the top.

I'm guessing that bike is a good one, but you should have it inspected eh? ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
There is some cross compatibility but not...

There is some cross compatibility but not universally - not even with "model years" as some blurring within years has been found. You will have to work for this part.

Motolab in Redwood City, CA...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
CountPacMan's definitive(?) CDI guide ...

CountPacMan's definitive(?) CDI guide
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1177948&postcount=9

From page one of this thread (the index) :cry
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 28,606
Posted By meat popsicle
Thanks fellas. :beer However I need to grow...

Thanks fellas. :beer

However I need to grow some hair on my palms so I'm not all talk. (meaning all chat and no play makes meat a very dull boy)
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 28,606
Posted By meat popsicle
Thanks for sharing the tip Bill, it makes...

Thanks for sharing the tip Bill,

it makes me wonder if I should be polishing the fork sliders as a maintenance item.

If creeper was still hanging out here he tell me I'm gonna go blind doing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 28,606
Posted By meat popsicle
Fork alignment notes

The discussion was longer than others in the Index thread appreciated but I think I have a clue of what's needed to align your forks during installation or after a mild crash. And some techniques...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
If its wheelies you are trying to achieve then...

If its wheelies you are trying to achieve then loisu is your inmate:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=167872
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173274
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By meat popsicle
creeper has posted a bit on the other Mikuni...

creeper has posted a bit on the other Mikuni carbs; I added the tuning guide he linked in case you go this direction.

dagwood, an ole trustee, said folks (Husquvarna) had trouble with the TMR...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By meat popsicle
http://www.sigutech.com/english/e-kupplungsmitnehm...

http://www.sigutech.com/english/e-kupplungsmitnehmerzylinder/

http://www.oberon-performance.co.uk/acatalog/Early-KTM-Models.html
(check if your model and the later 03- models use the same slave...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By meat popsicle
I have a few notes that might be of use. And...

I have a few notes that might be of use. And good for you to have read up on what's available here already.

Justification - this is your hobby no? If you weren't doing this you'd be hanging...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
I think I get that, but I don't have those specs....

I think I get that, but I don't have those specs. I asked WP for a stiction spec but they didn't reply. That might have been a hint on their part. :jjen
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Levity is much appreciated - bonus points for...

Levity is much appreciated - bonus points for causing stiction in my face.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
I think we have found the crux of the argument -...

I think we have found the crux of the argument - finally!

The shortest answer is: in order for you to overcome our stiction (and I mean the Royal We) you need to address comments such as MSH's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
I don't think so. This clarifies what I mean: ...

I don't think so. This clarifies what I mean:

http://www.gly.uga.edu/railsback/1122science7.html



I don't think you've claimed to have the following evidence:

Can you say that you've...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Your educated guess that: the potential for a...

Your educated guess that: the potential for a fork leg to vary from coaxial will cause misalignment/stiction, lower performance and accelerated wear during axle mounting - has not been shown to be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 40,185
Posted By meat popsicle
Sorry fellas, but when Creeper closed his...

Sorry fellas,

but when Creeper closed his Smugmug account long ago some of us asked baldy to try and salvage the pictures in his how-to posts like this one. Many were saved but some didn't make...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
disassemble tips: ...

disassemble tips:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=125728

haven't found a list of parts yet. Others:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=217733...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
No, no, and no - I need data showing the...

No, no, and no - I need data showing the precision of alignment created by the manual's method is inadequate.

Again, no one is arguing your method is lower precision, but most try to avoid...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
No, just that I don't have any data that the...

No, just that I don't have any data that the factory/manual's method necessarily leads to excessive stiction, decreased performance & accelerated wear.

OK, what if we get stiction down below the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Sorry, the data I was looking for would include...

Sorry, the data I was looking for would include statements about bikes that had excessive wear due to misalignments from installing the axle at minimum overlap (as opposed to max overlap).

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
I don't know enough about theoretical physics to...

I don't know enough about theoretical physics to say anything meaningful about singularities, but I will say that I believe time is an artificial construct. Not that this helps us here. :D

But...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 122,873
Posted By meat popsicle
Staintune (Australia) was under the impression...

Staintune (Australia) was under the impression that the high and low flow heads' exhaust flanges had slightly different spatial arrangements. They said their header, designed for the low flow head,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Cheers Tseta, that should say "the upper leg...

Cheers Tseta, that should say "the upper leg shouldn't flex as much because of its hard mount in the triples". Thanks for the correction - I'd apologize for being sloppy but I should admit to being...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
My mistake. But is what you are saying more than...

My mistake. But is what you are saying more than a predicted outcome (hypothesis)? Do we have the data? (theory is not possible without it) Is this a testable, repeatable phenomenon, where the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
First off - Bill, I personally have not seen...

First off - Bill, I personally have not seen enough to seriously question the method recommended by the factory and many tuners. I get Derek's theory (I'm not even calling it a hypothesis), and the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Thanks for the feedback Derek, I see there is...

Thanks for the feedback Derek, I see there is agreement that problems can be unnoticed.

The quote below was trying to convey what I gather from the various recommendations on installing the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Damn, more variables... so a stiction...

Damn, more variables...

so a stiction measurement will change if you alter the preload. That makes sense. Might it also change if you adjust the dampening? Bleed off air pressure?

Sounds...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Getting schooled - thanks for sharing your...

Getting schooled - thanks for sharing your knowledge.

I'm guessing y-axis alignment also influences stiction, but I never hear folks talking about it (holding a flat, retangular piece of glass...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
Thanks for noticing my post boon booni, and I...

Thanks for noticing my post boon booni, and I appreciate your example regarding overkill and the feedback on that fella's webpages.

I also appreciate all y'all's discussion of this. I use a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
So the fork bushing is the part that dictates how...

So the fork bushing is the part that dictates how coaxial the fork slider and tube are eh? And I believe that means how parallel each is to the other, which differs from how parallel each for leg is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 1,252,475
Posted By meat popsicle
I am unable to explain how the service manual's...

I am unable to explain how the service manual's method avoids stiction and wear. I tend to take good manufacturer's advice at face value.

That said, I doubt the manual's method is more precise...
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