How to inspect the valves on a KTM LC4 In three easy steps.

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by creeper, Oct 8, 2004.

  1. Loadedagain

    Loadedagain making chips

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    lets make this a sticky rad. possible?
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  2. ChrisC

    ChrisC Amal sex?

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    I'm a San Gabriel Valley kid. We always figured that Riverside was where our smog went to die.... :cry

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    Naw... Riverside is where smog was invented. We grew some of the best smog in SoCal :smoke

    Stop it... yer' gona' make me verklempt.... :cry
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    Valvoline ran an ad a few years ago in SI: Guy under a Chevelle in his garage, tools strewn all over. Caption: Some folks have shrinks, others have their garage.

    I cut out that ad and it's taped to my tool cabinet. :nod

    So true...
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    My garage is one of my favorite places to go. Sometimes I go out and just stand around, smoke a cig and drink some coffee... stare at the bike, the cars, and think of the possibilities.
    Before you know it, 2 hours have passed and I've done something useful... well, useful to me anyway. :lol3
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    And still doing it... every chance you get :nod
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    Man, it's really creeepy how much we`re alike. You're really starting to freak me out. You stalking me? :huh
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    Fraternal twins? :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1
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    Dunno. You drink beer?
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    Oh fuck, "Loaded" Question.
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    Occasionally. You smoke Camel straights?
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    Loaded is one of those people that can drink like a fish and function semi-normally.
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  14. Drif10

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    Define normal.


    Then try to reconcile that definition with loaded.







    Might be easier after a 24. Or two.
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  15. Steelhead

    Steelhead It's all good

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    Creeper,
    I've had my head buried in my Trans Amer. ride trip report for almost week now and I just noticed this very helpful thread.
    Your timing is a little off as I just did this procedure about a month ago in my garage with Dagwoods assistance at about 700 miles.
    I just rode 4500 miles on this last trip and will use this as a guide for my 2nd valve adjustment on my now not so new SXC.
    Thanks for going to all the trouble of putting this together for all us wanna be wrenchers.
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    Your welcome Steelhead. Thanks for the kind words :nod
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  17. rapiti

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    Thanks, Creep. Another sale for Motion Pro. New valve cover gaskets, too.

    Riverside, etc... Afraid of the ocean? At least you had the mountains before the pine bark beetles took over :cry

    Why a Jeep, and which one? Clearance issues with the TT?
    Getting to that "expensive" phase of an Audi's life?
    We have a Passat, and are waffling over selling it now for ten, or if the next three years are going to cost us ten...or more. :huh

    Thanks again for the primer!
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    Your welcome.

    No.

    Basic go-anywhere worthyness, X or Sport. No, go too fast to bottom out.

    At 38K miles!.... no bloody likely.

    My '94 Passat is still running somewhere without a second thought. My wifes A4 on the other hand.... :D

    Cha,
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  19. rapiti

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    TWO Audis in the same household?? Now that's livin' on the edge!

    I'm window shopping Gerry Ebay for a 2.5 V6 PD-TDI & 6M to replace the 30V V6/tip in our Passat GLX.

    The facelifted big Jeep looks OK, but I wouldn't touch it based on several friend's experiences with last year's model. The unlimited CJ-type looks interesting, but not for me. They have a diesel in the Liberty now as an $8000 option, but that thing is fugly and tippy. You can tell I like Jeeps? I grew up in a Land Rover family. Anyway, them're my 'pinions, in case you were gonna ask.
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    No. Wife's A4 is long gone. At 165K miles, she was starting to feel a bit paranoid, even though it had been pretty reliable. She got a Chrysler 300 a few months ago.

    Land Rover?... WHO'S living on the edge?
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