Kartman´s ´98 LC4 Adventure & ´99 660 Rallye Diary Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by *kartman*, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    Oh sorry.... The connectors aren´t the same, you need the 660 CDI

    :lol3
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  2. makazica

    makazica Been here awhile

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    Additional fuel filter....just what I heard:

    Filters for diesel engines are a better choice because at more than half throttle gasoline filters don't have enough flow.....

    Can anyone can confirm this??


    @kartman: sweet engine, get some usd forks....
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  3. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    no.. I know that.. does the adventure plug mate to the 660sm cdi??? im either getting the 660 rallye or smc cdi.. the rally looks like a fit
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  4. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    those 50s are some of the best forks ever made... also less chance of leaky seals..
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  5. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    I have a spare set. Want to trade them for your 48's? :wink:
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  6. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    No ! I actually meant "plugs" with "connectors" ;)
    They aren´t the same and won´t fit.
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  7. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    There it is

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    Started it the first time and it´s running good :D
    No strange noises or something else.

    Now I have to do the cabling and so on :cry
    .... and buy an Akrapovic exhaust system :lol3
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  8. tdreyer

    tdreyer KTiM

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    Oh!:tb What ya gonna do with that old power plant?
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  9. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    Either put it in a box as spare part.... or sell it (if someone offers me a good price) :deal
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  10. tdreyer

    tdreyer KTiM

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    :norton

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  11. overlandr

    overlandr Dystopist

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    If you are into Slovenian bling or just wanted even more KW and were to look hard on ebay.de, you may find this which was unsold last month around 1KEuro, super rare akra system only for LC4s with no starter motor. Straighter pipes, better flow, more power!

    !BeWDd4!BGk~$(KGrHqUOKj8Eq5QTqY98BK80VvgTHQ~~_12.jpg
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  12. overlandr

    overlandr Dystopist

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  13. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    I just bought a brand new IMO 100 R..... from 1994 ! :eek1
    Check out the Desert Zone Rally Team writing :evil

    This thing must be a real rarity by now :ear

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  14. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    And something new again:

    CEV Competition switch, 660 SMC commutator and wheel bearings

    [​IMG]
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  15. tdreyer

    tdreyer KTiM

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    :lurk What happened? Where's the ride report and final photo fest? Or are you still out riding and grinning......
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  16. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    No no, the project isn´t finished completely yet.
    I already did 2 short test rides and noticed to need another carb jetting.
    The first time I used a 172 main jet, but this was much to big.
    Switching to a 165 acchieved an increasement in power and spontaneity, but still wasn´t perfect. Maybe I´ll bring the bike to a dealer with a dyno....
    Now I switched to 163, but couldn´t ride it yet, because it´s snowing and at the second ride the clutch got broken :eek1
    I had to ride back home (through the city!) without any function of the clutch :huh

    The slave cylinder was leaking.. here you can see why:
    http://www.ktm-lc4.net/forum/files/img_0086_156.jpg

    At a local dealer I got a new gasket for free, which seems to work.
    But I´ll have to wait for better weather :cry
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  17. tdreyer

    tdreyer KTiM

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    Funny you should mention that, two days before Christmas

    on my way to the bank I lost my clutch [​IMG] I have a hydraulic clutch and no cable to break so I was like WTF [​IMG]
    As I'm pulling over I'm slapping the lever trying to figure what is going on and the lever adjustment plunger assembly just plops out on the ground. So I pick it up and push the bike into a parking lot and start thinking, how am I going to make it to the bank before they close then make it 20 miles back home?
    I decided I could take back streets and just roll the stop signs. I start the thing up and start running and pushing, jump on and stab it into 1st, she doesn't stall so I'm thinking I'm good [​IMG] First stop sign and the flood gates have opened, so I kill the motor and wait, then run-push and stab. Now I look up through my fogged face shield and see a cop up the road at the next stop sign with someone pulled over. Quick, more side stepping and more traffic at every stop sign...after doing this 8 or 9 times I made it to the bank.

    Now I've got 6 major intersections(45,55 &65mph traffic) to go and 20 miles! So this is what I came up with..

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    The local shop had a lever and after getting everything apart today I see that it is the exact same lever on my CR500's Magura hyd. clutch. Good to know for the next time.

    Since my SMC is a commuter I have a Pelican case on the rack, plenty of tools and of course zip ties. This is the biggest malfunction I've had that almost prevented me from getting home so I guess it wasn't all that bad. Even though I've had some valve train issues the bike has always gotten me home 35,600mi and counting. How long will my luck hold?
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  18. tdreyer

    tdreyer KTiM

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    Thread Jack complete! On with the 660:rofl
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  19. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    Funny story dreyer :D:D:D
    The new gasket I got works !! Just testet it and the clutch worked all fine :clap

    I just bought a header pipe with a lambda sensor :huh
    Hopefully this will help me to find a perfect setup :evil

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    Furthermore I couldn´t resist to do a litte riding today :clap:clap
    Sorry about the poor image quality :cry

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  20. Laromonster

    Laromonster Vesperado !

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