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Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
It could be your waterpump seal but it is more...

It could be your waterpump seal but it is more likely the vent hose for the gear box that drops down with the carb vents. Just flush your gear box a few times with cheap oil and move the vent hose up...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,444
Posted By redpillar
I am in.

I am in.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
My oil is usually still in good shape after 40...

My oil is usually still in good shape after 40 hours. My buddy and I rode the tour of idaho on our 450s which is 1500 miles and a real clutch pounding bike thrasher with not even a chain adjustment....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
The valve check interval is much longer than the...

The valve check interval is much longer than the oil change interval under regular use. If you are beating the shit out of it then maybe every 30 or 40 hours but most go much longer than that after...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,408
Posted By redpillar
Great report thanks.

Great report thanks.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,415
Posted By redpillar
Revolution day in Zihua

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f92/redpillar/Zihua/DSC00943.jpg (http://s45.photobucket.com/user/redpillar/media/Zihua/DSC00943.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
I remember reading that the 2011s had something...

I remember reading that the 2011s had something different about the first clutch plate or it could have bee the judder plate that caused excessive wear and thus the quick deterioration of the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
Could you post that on here please Chris?

Could you post that on here please Chris?
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
If you go to the thumper talk beta thread you can...

If you go to the thumper talk beta thread you can get the info you need. There was one fellow that had his oil pump gears come apart, how was a 2011 and I think it was tied to something to do with...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By redpillar
That is a great intro to your trip idea. Thanks.

That is a great intro to your trip idea. Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,742
Posted By redpillar
OK so we are all standing in this room waiting...

OK so we are all standing in this room waiting for Vic to arrive, he must have stopped to pick us up some refreshments. :freaky
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,408
Posted By redpillar
Thanks, I think I will wait till I head to Idaho...

Thanks, I think I will wait till I head to Idaho this summer.
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,408
Posted By redpillar
Bora, what was the cost ordering it from the...

Bora, what was the cost ordering it from the states?
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,408
Posted By redpillar
MT 43 front works well.

MT 43 front works well.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
I use the 3.8 gallon clarke tank, I like the...

I use the 3.8 gallon clarke tank, I like the clear ones so you can see your fuel level. Decals will not stay on them but i am a function over form guy, so I don't care. I do not notice the larger...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
They MT 43 is an excellent tire choice for your...

They MT 43 is an excellent tire choice for your 520 for everything but mud.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
Everyone I kow that has a Beta on the Island...

Everyone I kow that has a Beta on the Island bought them slightly used as ride review bikes from magazines etc and imported by Fifth Gear and registered to be plated. Prices were reasonable at the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
You could check out the Thumper Talk beta forum...

You could check out the Thumper Talk beta forum and look for the Betas for sale anywhere thread. That should give you an idea of what people are asking for them. There is great info on the bike there...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
What are they asking for the 520? There is no...

What are they asking for the 520? There is no comparison between a DRZ and the Beta by the way.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
+1 on the Dromedary water bags. They stand up...

+1 on the Dromedary water bags. They stand up very well to gasoline.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
That is almost assuredly your drive chain...

That is almost assuredly your drive chain slapping against the bottom of your swing arm guard. almost everyone has mentioned this. My buddy and I both have 450s and I have ridden beside him and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
The 3.8 gallon clark tank will fit the 2012. My...

The 3.8 gallon clark tank will fit the 2012. My 450 will get around 175 to 185 miles on that much fuel. I think that tank will fit the 13 as well with some modification to the rear tank mount on the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
What Catfish says is pretty well what you will...

What Catfish says is pretty well what you will here from 95% of the guys that ride Betas. Once you ride one you will know what we mean. There is a thread on TT for Betas for sale and also check out...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
The 450/498 is a very good dual sport bike. I...

The 450/498 is a very good dual sport bike. I plates my 2012 RR and use it for all kinds of riding. You can beat them and abuse them relentlessly. 2000 miles between oil changes is fine. Some go...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
Give an MT43 a try.

Give an MT43 a try.
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,151
Posted By redpillar
Thanks for writing this up Ben.

Thanks for writing this up Ben.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
The new RS models come stock with a Trail tec...

The new RS models come stock with a Trail tec voyager, they should be able to tell you if you call them, I would guess that it would be the same one as on any of the RFS engined KTMs though.
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,408
Posted By redpillar
Me likey....When do you expect to take delivery...

Me likey....When do you expect to take delivery of the first batch?
Forum: Vendors 11-27-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,408
Posted By redpillar
So this is a bit of competition to the MT43 which...

So this is a bit of competition to the MT43 which is a great tire. Looking forward to trying it out on my Beta.
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,151
Posted By redpillar
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a591/benyorkov...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a591/benyorkovich/IMG_2598_zps26de99e0.jpg (http://s1285.photobucket.com/user/benyorkovich/media/IMG_2598_zps26de99e0.jpg.html)

This was Dan's route marker, I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,151
Posted By redpillar
Yup! that was a big day! Neverending single...

Yup! that was a big day! Neverending single track with lots of challenging stuff, muct go back once again.
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,151
Posted By redpillar
The sidehill of ferns were pretty amazing...

The sidehill of ferns were pretty amazing weren't they?
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,151
Posted By redpillar
Hey Ben, Dan and I rode through there as well but...

Hey Ben, Dan and I rode through there as well but the trail actually follows the road around the property. It is great seeing you guys hitting the same obstacles we did just a day or two in front of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
No problem,:D

No problem,:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,151
Posted By redpillar
Great to see your photos boys, thanks for taking...

Great to see your photos boys, thanks for taking me back.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 162,525
Posted By redpillar
I would check out the TT beta forum for a good...

I would check out the TT beta forum for a good estimate. There is a thread on there to check out betas for sale all over the place
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,777
Posted By redpillar
cool.

cool.
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,742
Posted By redpillar
I am in.

I am in.
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,777
Posted By redpillar
Thanks Man

Thanks Vic could be better timed. i need something to keep my mind busy.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,777
Posted By redpillar
Thats cool..Winter is long and dark around these...

Thats cool..Winter is long and dark around these parts.
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