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Old 03-20-2013, 08:37 AM   #4021
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:43 AM   #4022
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:11 PM   #4023
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What are you guys looking for? I am confused? A wire that is only hot when the key is on, for use with your grips? I think that may be what you are asking.
I'm looking for what kind of switch is best for handgrip's. Wondering what you guys use?
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:42 AM   #4024
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Floppy Fender

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Get a eurostyle fender from PW on ebay. That will solve your problem and make your fender stiff. If that doesn't do it start looking for a urologist.

Nice FZ-6. I have one of those too and love it.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:51 AM   #4025
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Worth it?

Those levers are nice! I think they're worth it. Pricey but aren't all the ktm parts ;)
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Old 03-22-2013, 05:08 AM   #4026
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Whew!!

Hey gang,

been away for a bit due to work and other hobbies (shooting and reloading and then shooting again) and just spent a week riding over in the Mena, Ar area with the family. Man I love this bike. I have an 08' 530 EXCR with around 85 hours on it is what it says on the computer. Don't really look at the puter' much cause I am too busy riding. Anyway I had the suspension re-worked by SMS here in Denton, TX. What a difference this makes. Anyone that has one of this bikes, or any bike for that matter get your suspension tuned to you. I would not have believed it myself, but when my wife says that she was shocked at how fast I was going through the woods on loop comprised of trails 8, 816 and 6 at Wolf Pen in Mena, I guess it has some merit.

It also saved my hide on this same trip. I came down trail 6 right before 826 and took the last water diverter a little hot. I do not know how far I flew but I knew I was in over my head. I just leaned back and let the bike take it. I managed to keep it all together with just a little dab. I promptly pulle dover and cleaned out my pants before anyone else rolled up behind me.

So after all of this fun I have been watching skills videos and have realized how out of shape I have let myself get after practicing some of them in the back yard. Those guys are incredible and trying to do a controlled wheelie and coordinate the rear brake and clutch is really something. This is goign to be baby steps. The log hopping is taking shape I managed to get over a couple of 12" logs a couple of times last night without touching them. I just need to work on consistently being able to do it. Then I will move on to bigger lumber.

Practice those skills guys these bikes are incredible. I have drank from the orange Kool-Aid cup now . It is going to be hard going back to the base colors again.
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:09 PM   #4027
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Tail Section Bolts????

So I have swapped in a new Euro tail and need to get the rear bolts for this. Anyone have a source. The swap was due to having lost the bolts due to stripped plastic in the fender.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:50 PM   #4028
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So I have swapped in a new Euro tail and need to get the rear bolts for this. Anyone have a source. The swap was due to having lost the bolts due to stripped plastic in the fender.
Hey Krazyjohnny! Get one of those KTM bolt kits they sell in a small plastic box. It's a kit that basically has every little oem KTM bolt you'll need. If your tail plastic is still stripped out, the new bolts won't help you much. Also, aftermarket plastics don't have those plastic bosses to thread into so maybe get oem if you have to replace your rear plastics. That's been my experience w/the '08
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Old 03-25-2013, 04:38 AM   #4029
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Thanks Trail Jammer. I had forgotten about those kits. The ole noggin' can only hold so much.
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:24 AM   #4030
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570 motor is done! Build of bike to commence today!
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:51 AM   #4031
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570 motor is done! Build of bike to commence today!
Is that the KTM Hard Parts 570 kit or the Thumper Racing 570?
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:24 AM   #4032
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Cannot wait to hear how the 570 turns out Ned. I can barely hold on to my meager 530.
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Old 03-26-2013, 07:37 PM   #4033
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Is that the KTM Hard Parts 570 kit or the Thumper Racing 570?
SXS/ Hardparts. I like OEM!

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Cannot wait to hear how the 570 turns out Ned. I can barely hold on to my meager 530.
I'm pretty excited too.

Like all builds from a box, I've found myself short a pretty long list of odds and ends. Nothing very expensive, but want to put the chassis together with correct fasteners throughout. So, motor is in frame, suspension and wheels are on, and we're stopped.

Also, I decided to chase the threads on the upper subframe mount bolts, and broke a tap off in the frame. So, I've got a project ahead of me, that I'm currently trying to ignore.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:53 AM   #4034
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Cannot wait to hear how the 570 turns out Ned. I can barely hold on to my meager 530.
A 570 would be big fun! But I agree that when my 530 is awake and pulling hard it blows tires to bits and wheelies in 4th at the drop of a hat.

But then a little more might be just what it needs,sort of get rid of that peakiness inherent to the bikes.............
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Old 03-27-2013, 02:54 PM   #4035
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SXS/ Hardparts. I like OEM!
Good luck on your build Ned!

Received the Mirror today, hoping it's the mirror to end all mirrors Now I have to wait for the damn snow to melt to try it out I'll let you know what I think in a couple of months! Thanks!
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