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Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 46,026
Posted By johan
No difference. Measured basically same values on...

No difference. Measured basically same values on the new one. I am giving up and taking it to the shop...:puke1
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,073,069
Posted By johan
Anyone know what bearing is used on the steering...

Anyone know what bearing is used on the steering head? Was quoted a pretty steep price and I figure this is some standard piece.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 46,026
Posted By johan
I disconnected the IAT sensor and noted that it...

I disconnected the IAT sensor and noted that it ran in a similar way, just even worse. Sounds reasonable, if the sensor is detected as broken (infinite resistance) the ECU probably fail-safes to some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 46,026
Posted By johan
After a long winter in the3 garage, the X ran...

After a long winter in the3 garage, the X ran like crap when I took it out (does not rev cleanly). Tried changing plugs, gas etc, to no avail.

Put the bike back in the shed to have fun on my other...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,073,069
Posted By johan
Fresh filter

Fresh filter
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,073,069
Posted By johan
Sensor measurements etc

Hi,

My X started running poorly after sitting over the winter (tried new fuel, new plugs, still doesn't run cleanly and does not rev completely). My first guess I assume is to check the injector...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By johan
My LC4 died when applying front brake hard....

My LC4 died when applying front brake hard. Turned out to be incorrectly installed choke plunger (original Mikuni carb)
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By johan
Finally off. No trick besides massive leverage...

Finally off. No trick besides massive leverage and a general mental state off "I don't give a shit any longer, if something breaks cash is king"

Now I just have to get the head off the bike. Can't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,990
Posted By johan
I guess the reason the manual doesn't describes...

I guess the reason the manual doesn't describes it is probably beacause it is so straightforward. You really can't mess anything up (not entirely correct, if you remove the complete rear fender...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By johan
Head-bolts on 450EXC-F 2008

Anyone else had problems getting the four head-bolts off the XC4 engine? All 4 are stuck like crazy on my machine. Anything I am missing? Like left-threaded or some shit like that? My tools are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,254
Posted By johan
I stand corrected, 106kg vs 114 kg. I just...

I stand corrected, 106kg vs 114 kg. I just assumed it was the same weight more or less, like the 450 and the 530. No wonder it feels more flickable and lighter. Yihaa!

BTW, why not the 400. Very...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,254
Posted By johan
Are you sure about a 250EXC for dual-sport? I...

Are you sure about a 250EXC for dual-sport? I have both the 250 and the 450, and I would not want to take the 250 on any longer runs. For me, it's for tight enduro etc. The 450 goes everywhere where...
Forum: Trials 10-18-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By johan
Thanks for the replies. Sounds like a Gasgas 7.62...

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like a Gasgas 7.62 cubic inch will fit me fine.
Forum: Trials 10-17-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By johan
182cm, 75 kilos

182cm, 75 kilos
Forum: Trials 10-17-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By johan
Will a Gasgas 125 fit a beginner?

Looking for something to improve my bike control in enduro etc. Would a gasgas 125 -04 be a suitable bike for playing around? Never done trials before, off-road riding for 3 years

Sorry if I am...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,992
Posted By johan
I was thinking about the o-ring in (37). Not sure...

I was thinking about the o-ring in (37). Not sure it would give rise to the sloppy feeling of the needle jet (21) though. Maybe...

Just to make sure you didn't make the same idiot mistake as I did...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,992
Posted By johan
Mine is completely snug. Are you missing the...

Mine is completely snug. Are you missing the o-ring?

Float-height tool? Is that really required? There are easy ways to check it without any fancy tools. A slightly off float-height would however...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,503
Posted By johan
For the Dakar?

For the Dakar?
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,992
Posted By johan
Is the gas OK? One year in storage can leave a...

Is the gas OK? One year in storage can leave a lot of condensed water in the tank if you are unlucky. The fact that it works after draining the carb indicates bad gas, at least I've had similiar...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By johan
Well, my left pipe is broken just outside the...

Well, my left pipe is broken just outside the graphite ring, so that's why I want to get it off.

So anyway, then I'll take everything off including springs on the right pipe and try to wiggle the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By johan
LC4 exhaust manifold removal

Am I supposed to be able to remove it (the left one) after just releasing the springs. It doesn't seem to budge...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,933,130
Posted By johan
It connects to the EPC, bottom of (1) ...

It connects to the EPC, bottom of (1)

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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By johan
XC4 rebuild movies etc

Anyone found anything like that? There are several of them for RFS engines, but I haven't found anything similiar for the new engine.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By johan
Indeed, after getting the X the Adv was left...

Indeed, after getting the X the Adv was left behind.

The 640 is in bits at the moment though, but that's another story. It will be sold. The X and my 450EXC is enough. Sort of, a 250EXC too would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By johan
OK, I was a bit concerned about the fact that the...

OK, I was a bit concerned about the fact that the bushings are changed.

I have to replace my severly dented wheels (that stone felt into the bones...), and finding older wheels from RFS bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By johan
KTM 2007 Excel wheel on 2008

Does anyone know if can take an old set of front and rear-wheel from a 2004-2007 KTM EXC to a 2008 EXC.

Many of the part numbers are the same, but the hub and bushing for hub differ, as well as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By johan
I have both of them too. In the woods, I...

I have both of them too.

In the woods, I prefer the X.

On highways, I prefer the Adv (sure, more buzz but the seat and wind-protection is better)

On gravel-roods, they are probably about the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By johan
can you keep it alive with starter gas?

can you keep it alive with starter gas?
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By johan
Haha, true. That's why I was looking for a lazy...

Haha, true. That's why I was looking for a lazy version. I'm just trying to find something to do to waste some time in the garage. Waiting for parts to assembly the bike...(latest last-minute issue:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By johan
thanks for the inpots, Well, it is clearly...

thanks for the inpots,

Well, it is clearly not powercoated from the beginning, so I don't want to do that (and it would cost money, since this is just cosmetics, I don't want to spend anything)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By johan
Swing-arm on LC4

I am in the process of restoring my Adventure and the swing-arm looks like crap.

Does it have some kind of surface protection, or can I just sand blast it and let nature put on a new nice layer of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,239
Posted By johan
Back to the bike... After assembling...

Back to the bike...

After assembling everything I went about to check the valves. They now measure 0.20, whereas they were on 0.15mm before. Is this a sign that I have too much Hondabond (I think...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,369
Posted By johan
I pushed out the pivots using a finger. They are...

I pushed out the pivots using a finger. They are really not that tightly fit. If that doesn't work, some soft rod of some kind should fit, just press lightly on the end and it will pop out.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,206
Posted By johan
If it is a direct multiple, let's say 3, the same...

If it is a direct multiple, let's say 3, the same link on the chain will wear on the same spot on the sprockets every 3 revolutions. To get a more evenly distributed wear pattern, you should maximize...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,209
Posted By johan
Sirakor nailed two things that have made tire...

Sirakor nailed two things that have made tire changing much easier for a novice like me

# Don't try to take too large bites: If it gets hard, I slow down and take really slow bites. Related to... ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,239
Posted By johan
I never really rode it after the noise occurred...

I never really rode it after the noise occurred so I cannot say anything about how it affected performance. It still ran though, revved and everything.

laramie: we are talking about when you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By johan
You are talking about the spring centering...

You are talking about the spring centering spigot, which is on top of the spring. The mysterious spring keeper is supposed to below spacer which is below the spring
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By johan
X-Challenge fork problems

Morning!

I am in the process of installing hyper pro springs 1341X, and changing fork seals.

When doing this, I notice some discrepancy. The service manual says that the oil level should be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,239
Posted By johan
Annoying thing is that receipt from the shop says...

Annoying thing is that receipt from the shop says that the intake roller arm and bearing was the one they worked on. Odd, since the failed peened one is the exhaust. Can they be peened also from...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,239
Posted By johan
Hondabond already ordered. I now took a...

Hondabond already ordered.

I now took a precautionary look at the intake cam follower bearing pin, and noticed that there are no punch marks at all (in contrast to the failing exhaust which has 4...
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