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Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
Nice handguards Husky. I've got a new front...

Nice handguards Husky. I've got a new front fender off of my old '08. After looking at yours, I think it belongs on Frankenberg.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
Here's a recent photo. Only difference between...

Here's a recent photo. Only difference between the photo and now is I've been on a quiet kick and I've removed the Big Gun in favor of the cool old chrome stock muffler found on these bikes back in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
I was at Stonyford leading a big group. Came...

I was at Stonyford leading a big group. Came through a sweeping right turn with BIG woops in the top end of third gear. Saw a large guy on a Honda 450 coming fast but there wasn't a thing I could do...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
Yeah, I was looking for one of those Regina cam...

Yeah, I was looking for one of those Regina cam chains. Couldn't find a source so I just went with what Taffy had.

The next engine will likely have a custom rod and won't need anything special...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
Bought this '96 FC 600 a few years ago. Was...

Bought this '96 FC 600 a few years ago. Was advertised as having a good engine and that's what I bought it for. I was looking for a good FC 600 engine to use in another bike until I got around to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By yellowbronco
Is that 150 hours on the 300 kit or on the bike? ...

Is that 150 hours on the 300 kit or on the bike? I had a TR 300 kit in my 2008 250 SXF and had problems with the piston sticking. Happened twice. Travis's 300 kit uses a cast iron liner and when...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,669
Posted By yellowbronco
I just donated $100. Who wants to match?

I just donated $100. Who wants to match?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By yellowbronco
Has anyone seen anything new on this or maybe an...

Has anyone seen anything new on this or maybe an enduro version?

I like the looks of white and blue over orange and black.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By yellowbronco
Restoring my current bezel is definitely an...

Restoring my current bezel is definitely an option but I'm keeping that possibility in reserve at the moment. I have precious little time these days and if I had the choice between sitting down and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By yellowbronco
950 Speedometer Bezel

So, my speedometer lens is horribly scratched from over 40K miles of abuse from the front brake hose and speed sensor wire smacking it constantly. Looking at my options, it seems that KTM doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19,443
Views: 2,208,967
Posted By yellowbronco
.005" = .127mm

.005" = .127mm
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19,443
Views: 2,208,967
Posted By yellowbronco
Thanks for the input Seth. As you can all...

Thanks for the input Seth.

As you can all see from my signature, I've got a bit of a motorcycle problem. My wife thinks I have too many (I think that I have too few). The problem is that I just...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19,443
Views: 2,208,967
Posted By yellowbronco
Has anyone raced their 690 Enduro? I raced...

Has anyone raced their 690 Enduro?

I raced a Honda XR650R in Vegas to Reno a few times as well as some local desert racing in northern Nevada and often wonder how the 690 would compare. I found...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,169
Posted By yellowbronco
The muffler on my Husaberg was original equipment...

The muffler on my Husaberg was original equipment in 1995 and is stamped with "US FORESTRY SERVICE APPROVED" in two locations. It is stock and unmodified but still gets questioned. The other...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,169
Posted By yellowbronco
Anyone recall if they test for spark arresters...

Anyone recall if they test for spark arresters and, if so, is it a coat hanger? Trying to decide which bike to ride. The 950 Adventure has passed tech each of the three years I've done this ride...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
Time to bump this thread! Had my mechanic...

Time to bump this thread!

Had my mechanic install a Rekluse I picked up second hand a few years ago.

http://yellowbronco.smugmug.com/photos/i-tSMKRF5/0/M/i-tSMKRF5-M.jpg...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,654
Posted By yellowbronco
When I did it in 2006 I had a season of local...

When I did it in 2006 I had a season of local desert racing under my belt in Northern Nevada. That definitely helped but I hadn't made it to the expert class yet and I certainly wasn't a pro. Matter...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
I didn't think helicopter assistance was legal...

I didn't think helicopter assistance was legal for anything other than spotting the course ahead of the rider!
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
Now this from Chilly: "Okay the story line...

Now this from Chilly:

"Okay the story line is starting to get wild.
Honda lost over ten minutes doing a wheel change from the Helicopter. They have now passed race mile 800.
But the KTM has...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
This just in per Chilly White: "Just in:...

This just in per Chilly White:

"Just in: Colton destroyed front wheel on the Honda at about mile 791. Honda team enroute to help out. But I think that will hand the win to KTM pretty easy now....
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
4X clawing their way back into third...

4X clawing their way back into third physically...probably already have it on time.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
In the 2011 Vegas to Reno we zip tied my SPOT to...

In the 2011 Vegas to Reno we zip tied my SPOT to the back fender. It tracked for only the first 15 minutes of the race because one of the zip ties ran right across the power button and the unit shut...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
Nope. Just no data for over 40 minutes.

Nope. Just no data for over 40 minutes.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
Gaaaa! 2X tracker hasn't updated in over 30...

Gaaaa! 2X tracker hasn't updated in over 30 minutes! I'm on the edge of my seat biting my nails.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
Isn't that just the rider of record and not who's...

Isn't that just the rider of record and not who's actually on the bike? Each rider would have to have their own tracker to know who's on the bike at any given moment. Or the tracker would have to...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
If the Race Flow graph is to be believed, 2X had...

If the Race Flow graph is to be believed, 2X had a 1.8 second lead at RM593!!!

Of course, as was mentioned earlier, 2X needs over a 120 second lead to be ahead on time.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
I wouldn't be so sure. The trackers don't appear...

I wouldn't be so sure. The trackers don't appear to be updating at the same time and the riders are so close together (1X and 2X) that it appears that they're swapping positions and bangin bars.
...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,253
Posted By yellowbronco
Looking at the Race Flow screen shows 4X stopped...

Looking at the Race Flow screen shows 4X stopped for a long while at RM 367 and Arredondo (349X) appears to have stopped there breifly as well. Hoping it wasn't a bad crash for Bell...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By yellowbronco
+2 on the overcharging battery causing the smell...

+2 on the overcharging battery causing the smell and the noise. First time it happened on mine, I replaced the battery and it was fine for about 3 months. Then it did it to me again (left me...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 30,518
Posted By yellowbronco
Dredging this old thread up... I received a...

Dredging this old thread up...
I received a VERY interesting email today from US Highland Inc. saying that they are in production on their 450cc single and will be producing the 950cc twin "soon"....
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By yellowbronco
No one has mentioned it yet so I will. Check out...

No one has mentioned it yet so I will. Check out www.husaberg.org (http://www.husaberg.org) for the answers to all of your questions.

Clark does not make those 4 gallon tanks anymore although...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,376
Posted By yellowbronco
This is very very depressing to me! To...

This is very very depressing to me!

To answer the original question, I've owned my '04 950 since 2007. Bought it used with 2500 miles on it. No telling how many offroad miles it had at that time...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By yellowbronco
Donnie, Glad to hear you got the O-rings and...

Donnie,
Glad to hear you got the O-rings and that they're working for ya.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By yellowbronco
Technically, the trade designation is 2-021 for...

Technically, the trade designation is 2-021 for the size and you have to specify Viton...or whatever material you think is the most suitable for the application. Most suppliers will drop the first...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 404,929
Posted By yellowbronco
big bore distraction

Not to distract from the 2x2 project but...I'd like to distract for a moment and ask a question about the big bore project. In order to avoid the expense of tooling up a custom cylinder with thicker...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,290
Posted By yellowbronco
Well, the point is don't ride beyond your skill...

Well, the point is don't ride beyond your skill level to make the pass like I've been told to do in shorter races. The thought is, if you blow by someone, you psychologically beat him at the same...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,290
Posted By yellowbronco
some thoughts

When I broke the wheels down to remove the mousses after our run in 2011, I took a close look at the front mousse. It was pinched through in no less than 18 spots. I credit it for saving us from at...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 47,024
Posted By yellowbronco
Donnie, This sounds an awful lot like the...

Donnie,

This sounds an awful lot like the out-of-adjustment throttle position sensor problems that the carburetted bikes suffered on occation. Maybe someone can chime in on this for the FI...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,540
Posted By yellowbronco
The '95 350 should not be electric start so that...

The '95 350 should not be electric start so that means any '88 to 2000 engine that is also without the electric start will fit and, although I haven't tried it myself, any 2001 to 2008 engine should...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,888
Posted By yellowbronco
I have a buddy who registered his business in the...

I have a buddy who registered his business in the state of Montana. The business owns some interesting vehicles. One of them is a 2012 KTM 250XC-W that has been converted for street use. Yep, a...
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