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Old 12-05-2012, 12:07 PM   #19081
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If you find tdc you can do both. He is cheating and not finding tdc but using the valves to find when one is opening and the other fully closed. I'd that makes sense. :what:
The issue with that is that if you adjust the exhaust valves off the wrong TDC you can adjust them too tight. How you know is that your starter has a little bit of trouble getting through the start. Not sure how/why this happens but its talked about over on KTM talk... I adjusted my valves using that technique and it happened once. Thought it was the battery (that is why that bike has that badass battery, Kev) but turned out to just be the valves too tight...
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:24 PM   #19082
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The issue with that is that if you adjust the exhaust valves off the wrong TDC you can adjust them too tight. How you know is that your starter has a little bit of trouble getting through the start. Not sure how/why this happens but its talked about over on KTM talk... I adjusted my valves using that technique and it happened once. Thought it was the battery (that is why that bike has that badass battery, Kev) but turned out to just be the valves too tight...
If you look close when rotating the engine its easy to see the overlap portion of the cam. If you can't tell the difference pull the plug and locator pin and put it on the right tdc. its just takes longer.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:10 AM   #19083
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If anyone has a stock '08 and later KTM headlight for a EXC, I'm looking for one, any color is fine..

thanks
'07 no go? Pretty sure I have my stocker (450XCW) light still LMK and I'll dig for it.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:35 AM   #19084
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awesome, that might work. I'll def let you know...
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:41 PM   #19085
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hey guys,
I posted a bunch of stuff in the for sale thread. I'm calling it

Andre's Virtual Yard Sale

lots of good stuff!
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:05 PM   #19086
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Thats awesome. Dam city workers, not like you did any work any way.

Maybe we can get out and ride a bit come summer.
Hard to believe they paid me all those years.
I plan on a lot of miles now.
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:21 PM   #19087
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Bitches,

I will be in Utardia for a ski trip the first week of January. Let's ski/board Bitches!
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:00 PM   #19088
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Bitches,

I will be in Utardia for a ski trip the first week of January. Let's ski/board Bitches!
rent a split board and ya can tag along for back country virgin pow!
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:05 AM   #19089
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rent a split board and ya can tag along for back country virgin pow!
Kev, I didn't know you are a backcountry guy. If you ever need someone for a dawn patrol or weekend trip, let me know.
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:17 PM   #19090
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:03 PM   #19091
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sweet! can i borrow it?
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:07 PM   #19092
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sweet! can i borrow it?
Anytime. Walrus is storing it for me. Just tell him I said it was fine.
Oh, and Merry Christmas.
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:04 PM   #19093
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Lol! Nice bike! Looks like its time for a baja excursion!
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Old 12-08-2012, 06:50 PM   #19094
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So, who is riding what tomorrow?
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:40 PM   #19095
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So, who is riding what tomorrow?
The couch.


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